Terms of Use

Please read this agreement carefully and completely before using this site.

By using this site and the links accessible through this site, you expressly agree to be bound by this agreement. The information and the resources contained on and accessible through this site are made available by Magnolia Counseling, and/or its suppliers and vendors, subject to your agreement to the terms and conditions below.

Use of Information and Resources

Magnolia Counseling makes this site available for the sole purposes of providing general educational information on health-related topics and providing Internet access and search engines to identify health care providers listed on the website.

This site may not be used as a supplement or alternative for health care, and is not intended and does not warrant or guarantee the quality or quantity of any services of any of the advertisers identified; further, the information provided is merely for educational purposes, and its accuracy is not guaranteed.

Please do not use this site as a substitute for your medical care. Please consult with your physician or other medical care provider regarding any medical questions you may have.

This site is not sponsored or maintained by physicians or licensed medical care providers and may not be used for medical diagnosis or treatment. Do not use this site to disregard any medical advice, or delay seeking medical advice, because of something you read or see in this site.

You understand and agree that neither Magnolia Counseling nor its suppliers or vendors or linked URL are responsible or liable for any claim, loss, or damage, of any kind, directly or indirectly resulting from your use of this site or the information or the resources contained on or accessible through it.

Magnolia Counseling expressly disclaims any implied warranty or representation about the information or accuracy, relevance, timeliness, completeness, or appropriateness for any particular purpose of any kind.

Your use of this site is also subject to all additional disclaimers and caveats that may appear throughout the site.

Links to Other Internet Sites

This site also includes links to other Internet sites created and maintained by Magnolia Counseling's suppliers, vendors, affiliates, or subscribers.

Be aware that Magnolia Counseling does not control, makes no guarantees about, and disclaims any express or implied representations or warranties about the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, completeness, or appropriateness for a particular purpose of the information or the resources contained on these or any other Internet sites.

Further, the inclusion of these links is merely for your convenience and is not intended and does not reflect Magnolia Counseling's opinion or the importance of these other sites; further Magnolia Counseling does not endorse in any manner any of the views expressed in, or products or services offered by, these other sites.

All information in any Magnolia Counseling site, or associated or linked site, is extracted, read, used, or relied upon by you at your own risk.

Disclaimer of Warranty

Magnolia Counseling and its suppliers and vendors disclaim all express or implied representations or warranties with regard to the information, services, products, materials, and any other resources contained on or accessible through this site, including without limitation any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

All information provided by Magnolia Counseling is made available "as is" and "as available" without warranty of any kind, or any express or implied promise, including, by way of example, its continuing availability.

Limitation of Liability

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Magnolia Counseling or its suppliers or vendors be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary, contractual, or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever of any kind, resulting from any loss, which by way of example, includes loss of use, loss of data, loss of profits, business interruption, litigation, or any other pecuniary loss, whether based on breach of contract, (including negligence), product liability, or otherwise, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of this site, with the delay or inability to use this site, or with the provision of or failure to make available any information, services, products, materials, or other resources contained on or accessible through this site, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

With respect to products, goods, or services purchased from any entity identified, listed, named or contacted through Magnolia Counseling' web site, or any links to Magnolia C ounseling's web site, in no event shall Magnolia Counseling be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, incidental, exemplary, or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever, resulting from any loss of use, loss of profits, litigation, or any other pecuniary loss, whether based on breach of contract, (including negligence), product liability, or otherwise, arising out of or in any way connected with the provision of or failure to make available any such products, goods, or services, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

You acknowledge and agree that the limitations set forth above are elements of this agreement and the site would not be provided to you absent such limitations.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Magnolia Counseling and its suppliers and vendors from any liability, loss, claim, and expense (including reasonable attorneys' fees) related to your violation of this agreement or use of this site in any manner.

Your use of this site shall constitute your acceptance of the terms of this Agreement, as revised and modified, if any, each and every time you access this site. Magnolia Counseling may modify this agreement at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified agreement.

Copyright Information

The pages listed on www.magnoliacounseling.com has been developed to help individuals enhance their personal and professional lives encourage sobriety and help organizations to become healthy, efficient work environments. As such, you may freely view these pages.

Magnolia Counseling, makes this website available to all users for the sole purposes of providing the educational information on psychology-related issues and to provide Internet access to psychology-related resources.

The accuracy of Magnolia Counseling's website, information and resources identified are not warranted or guaranteed, or intended to substitute for professional medical advice, to contradict medical advice given, or for medical care of any kind.

All materials on this server and this internet site, including the site's design, layout, and organization, are owned and copyrighted by Magnolia Counseling, or its suppliers or vendors, and is protected by U.S. and international copyrights. Only your personal use of such materials is permitted, which means that you may access, download, or print such materials for your personal use and any commercial use of any sort is expressly prohibited. You agree not to change or delete any copyright or proprietary notice from materials downloaded from this site or any site accessible through this site. Any requests for Magnolia Counseling's permission to publish, copy, reproduce, distribute, transfer, or otherwise use any materials contained in the website should be e-mailed to Magnolia Counseling, at info@magnoliacounseling.com.

Miscellaneous

Magnolia Counseling's failure to insist upon strict enforcement of any provision(s) of this agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right.

This agreement and the resolution of any dispute related to this agreement or this site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of California, without giving effect to any prples of conflicts of law. Any legal action or proceeding between Magnolia Counseling or its links, suppliers or vendors and you related to this agreement or this site shall be brought exclusively in a state or federal court of competent jurisdiction sitting in the County of Los Angeles, California. Magnolia Counseling will notify you when it is collecting personally identifiable information about you, as well as the use or uses, Magnolia Counseling, intends to make with such information. For example, we may need to collect information to respond to your requests for information, in connection with content entry forms and/or promotions, or to allow you to send or post messages, or for billing purposes.

IP Addresses

We may collect and disclose certain non-personal information from your IP address. This information is used only to provide an enhanced on-line experience for our visitors by optimizing our web pages for your computer (i.e., the identity of your Internet browser, the type of operating system you use, and the domain name of your Internet service provider). We may also use this non-personal information to determine the total number of visitors to our web sites.

Use of Cookies

When you view our web site, we may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a 'Cookie' or similar file and will help us in many ways. For example, Cookies allow us to tailor a web site to better match your interests and preferences. With most Internet Browsers, you can erase Cookies from your computer hard drive, block all Cookies, or receive a warning before a Cookie is stored. Please refer to your Browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions.

Personally Identifiable Information

Personally identifiable information about our visitors is collected only when knowingly and voluntarily submitted by those visitors. Magnolia Counseling uses such information only for the purpose for which it was is submitted, unless we disclose other uses at the time of collection. Magnolia Counseling does not sell personal information to third parties. Magnolia Counseling may share personally identifiable information with other parts of our company, but this will never be used on an individual basis outside of the company. Magnolia Counseling maintains appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity, and privacy of personally identifiable information in its possession. Magnolia Counseling may use such personally identifiable information in the aggregate (non-identifiable) form to make our web site better and more responsive to the needs of our visitors. This statistical compilation of non-identifiable information may also be used by or provided to others for marketing, advertising, or research purposes.

Links to Other Sites

Magnolia Counseling, chooses its advertisers and business partners carefully. However, Magnolia Counseling is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of web sites operated by third parties that are linked to our web sites. These links are meant for the visitor's convenience only. Links to third party web sites do not constitute sponsorship, endorsement, or approval by Magnolia Counseling of content, policies or practices of such sites. Once you have left a Magnolia Counseling web site via such a link, you should check the applicable privacy policy of the third party site. Magnolia Counseling web site may also be linked to web sites operated by companies affiliated with Magnolia Counseling, visitors to those sites should refer to their separate privacy policies and practices.

Is this confidential?

This service is completely confidential. At no time will your information, questions, or the responses be disclosed without your permission. This information will only be viewed by the therapist(s) that have been assigned to you. We do not require you to provide personal information or identification to use this site.

Further, when using this site the information you submit and receive is sent in an encrypted format using a Secure Socket Layer (SSL). By using a SSL-enhanced browser the information is scrambled so that nobody but the intended viewer is able to read it.

Contests

From time to time, sweepstakes, contests, games and other promotions may run on Magnolia Counseling's web sites that may require the visitor to provide some personally identifiable information such as full name, address, e-mail address, and phone number, in order to participate.

Magnolia Counseling, may use a reputable third party to manage and administer some of its sweepstakes and/or contests. This third party may have access to some of the personally identifiable information that is provided by the visitor in order to participate in the sweepstakes and/or contest. In those instances, the third party will be instructed by Magnolia Counseling to use the personally identifiable information only for the specific sweepstakes and/or contest related purpose for which it was requested. Most often this information is used only to select and contact winners of the sweepstakes and/or contests. Any other use of the personally identifiable information by the third party is strictly prohibited. Our sweepstakes and/or contests are targeted to individuals 18 years of age and older. Individuals under 18 years of age are not eligible to participate. Magnolia Counseling requires proof of age in order to collect any prizes awarded.

CHAT ROOMS, MESSAGE BOARDS AND SUBMISSIONS

Should any visitor to Magnolia Counseling's web site provide information, questions, comments, suggestions, ideas or any material through the feedback mechanisms located in the web site, Magnolia Counseling, shall have no obligation of any kind with respect to such information and shall be free to reproduce, use, disclose and distribute the information to others without limitation. The information expressed in any Message Boards or chat rooms, or other forums conducted on Magnolia Counseling's web sites ("Forums") are not necessarily those of Magnolia Counseling or its affiliated or related entities or content providers and Magnolia Counseling, makes no representations or warranties regarding that information or those opinions.

Please Note: Although www.magnoliacounseling.com utilizes health or mental health care professionals to respond to certain inquiries, these professionals are not and do not act in the capacity of your providers, and the advice they give is general. The information you and Magnolia Counseling share will not be protected by applicable law governing privileged relationships.

If you require advice specific to your situation, you understand that you must consult your own health or mental health care provider. For additional information see our Terms of Service Agreement and Privacy Statement below.

  1. Description of Service. www.magnoliacounseling.com (the "Web Site") is a service offered by Magnolia Counseling, and its affiliates (collectively, "Magnolia Counseling") designed to let you and others (collectively, "Users") access and participate in a forum dedicated to family matters (the "Service"), LUDING SENSITIVE AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION ABOUT YOURSELF OR OTHERS. MAGNOLIA COUNSELING MAKES NO WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION REGARDING THE SECURITY STANDARDS UTILIZED TO TRANSMIT SUCH INFORMATION AND CANNOT GUARANTEE THE CONFIDENTIALITY OR INTEGRITY OF THE TRANSMISSIONS. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOUR COMMUNICATION WITH MAGNOLIA COUNSELING WILL BE STORED BY MAGNOLIA COUNSELING OR WWW.MAGNOLIACOUNSELING.COM FOR LATER ACCESS AND MAY BE SHARED WITH THIRD PARTIES FOR ADMNISTRATIVE, RESEARCH, AND MARKETING PURPOSES WITHOUT IDENTIFYING YOU AS THE SOURCE OF THE INFORMATION.

    ALTHOUGH WWW.MAGNOLIACOUNSELING.COM UTILIZES HEALTH OR MENTAL CARE PROFESSIONALS TO RESPOND TO CERTAIN INQUIRIES, THESE PROFESSIONALS ARE NOT AND DO NOT ACT IN THE CAPACITY OF YOUR PROVIDERS, AND THE ADVICE THEY GIVE IS GENERAL. THE INFORMATION YOU AND MAGNOLIA COUNSELING SHARE WILL NOT BE PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW GOVERNING PRIVILEGED RELATIONSHIPS. IF YOU REQUIRE ADVICE SPECIFIC TO YOUR SITUATION, YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU MUST CONSULT YOUR OWN HEALTH OR MENTAL CARE PROVIDER.
  2. Password and Access to the Service. You will be assigned a password to access certain restricted areas of the Content (defined in Section 3) which you will maintain as private and confidential information. You are responsible for all use of the Service accessed through your password. You warrant that you are not a "minor" as defined by applicable law. This Service is not made available to minors under the age of 13. You acknowledge that areas accessible on or through the Web Site or Service may contain material unsuitable for a minor. If you are a parent or guardian, you agree to supervise usage of the Service by, and be fully responsible for, any minor whom you permit to use the Service, and you will defend, indemnify, and hold Magnolia Counseling harmless from and against any and all claims, liability or expenses arising out of your minor's use of the Web Site or Service.
  3. Intellectual Property Rights. All text, software (luding source and object codes), visual, oral or other digital material, advice, counseling, information, data, and all other content of any description available on the Web Site or luded in the Service (collectively, the "Content"), and all world-wide copyrights, trade marks, service marks, patents, patent registration rights, trade secrets, know-how, database rights, and all other rights in or relating to the Content (collectively, the "Intellectual Property") are owned by Magnolia Counseling or its licensors. You may only use the Content, Service, or Intellectual Property or access the Web Site as expressly permitted in this Agreement and for no other purposes.
  4. Grants of Licenses. (a) You irrevocably grant Magnolia Counseling and its assigns a nonexclusive, royalty-free, world-wide and perpetual license to copy, display, disseminate, publish, translate, modify, reformat, or create derivative works from anything you publish or post on the Web Site ("your information") or to combine your information with other material. (b) Magnolia Counseling grants you a personal, nonexclusive, non assignable and nontransferable license to use and display the Content on any machine(s) of which you are the primary User, and to copy or download Content solely for your own non-commercial use. No other hard copy or electronic duplication, transmission, redistribution, or publication of any Content is allowed, and you may not use or lude any content in any other print or electronic publication or service. You will not alter or remove any trademark, copyright or other notice from any copies of the Content. Your violation of the foregoing may result in civil and/or criminal liability. You may not sublicense, assign or transfer this license. Requests regarding use of the Service or Content for any purpose other than your personal, non-commercial use should be directed to info@magnoliacounseling.com. Questions regarding copyright infringement should be directed to our legal dept. at info@magnoliacounseling.com.
  5. Member Conduct. You are solely responsible for your information and warrant that you have all legal rights and licenses necessary for you to comply with Section 4(a). In connection with the Services and Content, you will not: (a) act in an unwanted or offensive manner toward another User; (b) use the Service for political, commercial or advertising purposes; (c) harm or exploit minors in any way, which ludes requesting personal or other information; (d) post, submit or otherwise do anything with the Service, Content, or Web Site that is unlawful, harmful, tortious, defamatory, profane, obscene, libelous, hateful or offensive to the average User; (e) act in a racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable manner; (f) collect or store personal data of any other User; (g) post or reference pornographic materials (whether in visual, textual, or audio format); (h) discuss, ite or otherwise solicit illegal activity; or (i) violate or infringe upon the proprietary or other rights of any individual or third party.
  6. Linking. If you operate a web site and wish to link to the Service, you may link only to the Magnolia Counseling home page on the Web Site and not to any other portion of the Service. Magnolia Counseling reserves the right to reject or terminate any links to the Service at any time and for any reason. Magnolia Counseling has not reviewed every site linked to the Service and is not liable for any off-site pages or links to any other sites. Inquires regarding linking to Magnolia Counseling should be directed to info@magnoliacounseling.com.
  7. User Material and Information. (a) Magnolia Counseling retains exclusive ownership of all data, material, or other information regarding Users of the Service, luding demographic data, information about personal preferences and any other material provided by Users. No third party may use such material without Magnolia Counseling's specific prior written consent. (b) If you are accessing the Web Site or using the Service within the boundaries of a European Union member state, you agree that (i) for the purposes of the Data Protection Act(s) 1994 or 1998 (as applicable), you acknowledge that in the course of registering and using this Web Site, certain personal information por data about you will be captured electronically or otherwise and transmitted to Magnolia Counseling. You expressly agree to transfer such personal information to Magnolia Counseling to use, store and process the personal information for the purposes of providing the service offered on this Web Site, or any affiliated web sites. (ii) for the purposes of the Data Protection Act(s) 1984 and 1998 (as applicable), you further agree that Magnolia Counseling may send your personal data outside of the European Economic Area for processing. (iii) you may revoke the consents given in this sub paragraph (b) by giving notice to Magnolia Counseling at info@magnoliacounseling.com. In those circumstances you must exit the Web site and will have no further rights to access the Web Site or use the Service.
  8. Unsolicited Materials. Magnolia Counseling does not accept unsolicited materials or ideas for use or publication, except in connection with message boards, chat rooms and other portions of the Service specifically inviting User content. Magnolia Counseling shall not be responsible for the similarity of any of its content or programming in any media to materials or ideas transmitted to the Service or Content.
  9. Authorized Third Parties. Magnolia Counseling reserves the right to allow third parties to provide any necessary services to Magnolia Counseling and/or to Users to enable Magnolia Counseling to provide the Service.
  10. Indemnity. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Magnolia Counseling, luding its officers, agents, affiliates, employees, licensors, and service providers, from any and all claims, liability, and expenses, luding attorneys' fees, whether in tort, contract, or otherwise, relating to or arising out of your breach of any term or warranty in this Agreement, applicable law, or any right of Magnolia Counseling or any third party.
  11. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY. MAGNOLIA COUNSELING CANNOT AND DOES NOT MONITOR ALL MATERIAL POSTED OR TRANSMITTED BY USERS OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES. MAGNOLIA COUNSELING MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS AS TO THE ACCURACY, TRUTHFULNESS, USEFULNESS, EFFECTIVENESS, RELIABILITY OR SECURITY OF THE SERVICE OR CONTENT AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY THEREFOR. MAGNOLIA COUNSELING RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DELETE ANY OF YOUR INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIALS THAT IT DEEMS, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION AND REGARDLESS OF WHETHER IT VIOLATES APPLICABLE LAW, TO VIOLATE THIS AGREEMENT OR ANYBODY'S RIGHTS OR TO BE UNACCEPTABLE FOR ANY REASON. MAGNOLIA COUNSELING WILL FULLY COOPERATE WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES AND LEGAL PROCEEDINGS REQUIRING MAGNOLIA COUNSELING TO DISCLOSE THE IDENTITY OF USERS.
  12. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE AND CONTENT ARE AVAILABLE STRICTLY ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, LUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR OTHERWISE, OTHER THAN THOSE WARRANTIES WHICH ARE IMPLIED BY AND APABLE OF EXCLUSION, RESTRICTION, OR MODIFICATION UNDER APPLICABLE LAW. NEITHER MAGNOLIA COUNSELING NOR ANY OF ITS LICENSORS SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, IDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SERVICE, WEB SITE, CONTENT OR THIRD PARTY MATERIALS THEREIN LUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, RELATING TO COMPUTER VIRUSES OR YOUR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE OR CONTENT; ANY ERRORS, OMISSIONS OR DEFECTS IN THE SERVICE OR CONTENT; OR LOSSES FROM INTERRUPTION, TERMINATION OR FAILED OPERATION OF THE SERVICE; OR ANY BREACHES OF SECURITY WITH RESPECT TO ANY OF YOUR STORED INFORMATION.
  13. Choice of Law. This Agreement shall for all purposes be governed, interpreted, construed and enforced solely and exclusively in accordance with the law of the state of California, USA, without regard to conflicts of law provisions thereof. You agree that the courts located in California, USA, shall constitute the sole and exclusive forum for the resolution of any and all disputes arising out of or in connection with this Agreement. You hereby consent to the jurisdiction of such courts and irrevocably waive any objections thereto, luding on grounds of forum non conveniens, regardless of the location from which you access the Service.
  14. Sever ability and Survival. If any provision of this Agreement is determined to be invalid, all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect. The provisions of Sections 3, 4, 10, 11 and 12 shall survive any termination of this Agreement.
  15. Modification. Magnolia Counseling may modify or assign this Agreement at any time. Notification of discontinuance or changes to this Agreement may be posted on the Web Site, or sent via e-mail or postal mail. Your continued use of the Service after the posting of any amendment to the Agreement shall constitute your agreement to be bound thereby. Magnolia Counseling may modify, suspend, discontinue, delete, or restrict the use of any portion of the Content at any time without notice or liability. Magnolia Counseling may deny access to any person or User at any time for any reason.
  16. Merger. This Agreement constitutes the entire and final agreement between you and Magnolia Counseling relating to the Service and Web Site and any modifications thereof, and supersedes all other communications and agreements with respect to its subject matter.
  17. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT, IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE SERVICE OR CONTENT, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SERVICE. YOU CONFIRM YOUR AGREEMENT TO VOLUNTARILY USE THE SERVICE AND ACCESS THE CONTENT SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT BY CONTINUING TO USE THE SITE AS IS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS STATED ABOVE, PLEASE EXIT THIS SITE.