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1. Agreement and Definitions.

“VIP Internet Radio” is the interactive online service operated by VIP Connections, Inc., consisting of free information services and content provided by VIP Internet Radio, affiliates of VIP Internet Radio, and other third parties.

“Member” means any person who accesses VIPinternetradio.com or establishes an account (“Account”) for access to and use of any of the VIPinternetradio.com website (the “Website”). The “VIP Internet Radio Network” includes VIPinternetradio.com, the VIP Internet Radio communities, the Intention Rooms, and other websites that carry the VIP Internet Radio designation and are owned by VIP Internet Radio.

This Agreement, which includes the Privacy Policy of VIP Internet Radio, sets forth the terms and conditions that apply to use of the VIP Internet Radio Network by Member. By using the VIP Internet Radio Network (other than to read this Agreement for the first time), Member agrees to comply with all of the terms and conditions hereof.

Members are responsible for all use of their own Accounts, the integrity, confidentiality and security of their Accounts, and for ensuring that all use of their Accounts comply with the provisions of this Agreement.

2. Member Conduct.

(A) Member shall use the VIP Internet Radio Network for lawful purposes only. Member shall not post or transmit through the VIP Internet Radio Network any material: (i) which violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others; (ii) which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, libelous, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, racist, obscene, profane, or is otherwise objectionable; (iii) which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, gives rise to civil liability, suggests or condones any terrorist act or activity, or otherwise violate any law; (iv) which, without VIP Internet Radio’s express prior approval, contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services; (v) or which advertises or performs any commercial solicitation, including, but not limited to, the solicitation of users to become Members of other online communities or websites that are competitive with the VIP Internet Radio Network. Any conduct by a Member that, in VIP Internet Radio’s sole discretion, violates these Terms, restricts or inhibits any other Member from using or enjoying the VIP Internet Radio Network or any of its services will not be permitted. A Member’s account may be terminated at any time, within the sole discretion of VIP Internet Radio, with or without notice.

(B) The VIP Internet Radio Network contains copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, software, photos, video, graphics, music and sound, and the entire contents of the VIP Internet Radio Network are copyrighted as a collective work under the United States copyright laws. VIP Internet Radio owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement and enhancement of such content, as well as in the content original to it. Member may download copyrighted material for Member’s personal use only. Member may not publish, modify, or participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express permission of VIP Internet Radio and the copyright owner. In the event of any permitted copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material, no changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice shall be made. Member acknowledges that it does not acquire any ownership rights by downloading copyrighted material.

(C) Member shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on the VIP Internet Radio Network any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right and the burden of determining that any material is not protected by copyright rests with Member. Member shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission. By submitting material to any public area of the VIP Internet Radio Network, Member automatically grants, or warrants that the owner of such material has expressly granted VIP Internet Radio the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material. Member also permits any other Member to access, view, store or reproduce the material for that Member’s personal use. Member hereby grants VIP Internet Radio the right to edit, copy, publish and distribute any material made available on the VIP Internet Radio Network by Member.

(D) Members are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Website, including, without limitation: (i) accessing data not intended for such User or logging into a server or account which the User is not authorized to access; (ii) attempting to probe, scan, using packet capture, or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (iii) attempting to interfere with service to any User, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, “flooding”, “mailbombing” or “crashing”; (iv) sending unsolicited e-mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; (v) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any packet directed toward our servers. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability.

(E) Member shall not conduct any type of research on the VIP Internet Radio Network, or any website, service of the VIP Internet Radio Network, including the Forums at the VIP Internet Radio Network for the purpose of publication or to fulfill a set of educational requirements for an educational institution, unless expressly authorized in writing by VIP Internet Radio. Research prohibited includes: (i) naturalistic study of behaviors, members, or users of this website; or (ii) empirical, qualitative, or quantitative research of either scientific or non-scientific inquiry, for the purpose of publication, either publicly (for instance, in a peer-reviewed journal) or privately (for instance, a Master’s thesis or college research paper). Personal research for one’s own use is allowed.

(F) The foregoing provisions may be supplemented or superseded by specific provisions known as the “Community Guidelines” for any of the VIP Internet Radio Network’s online communities. When in conflict, the Community Guidelines provisions will take precedence over this Section.

3. Representations and Warranties.

3.1 You represent, warrant and covenant (a) that no materials of any kind submitted through your account will (i) violate, plagiarize, or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary rights; (ii) contain libelous or otherwise unlawful material; (iii) contain hate speech, threatening, or pornographic; incites violence; or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence; (iv) contain personal identification documents or sensitive financial information of you or anyone else; (v) contain bullying, intimidating or harassing materials; (vi) contain advertising for other websites, services or products; (vii) contain viruses or other malicious code; (viii) contain SPAM, and (b) that you are at least thirteen years old. You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless VIP Internet Radio and VIPinternetradio.com, and all officers, owners, directors, owners, agents, information providers, affiliates, licensors and licensees (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) from and against any and all liability and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees, incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of any breach by you or any user of your account of this Agreement or the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any such claim. VIP Internet Radio reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.

3.2 Neither VIP Internet Radio nor VIPinternetradio.com represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed, uploaded, or distributed through the VIP Internet Radio Network by any user, information provider or any other person or entity. You acknowledge that any reliance upon any such opinion, advice, statement, memorandum, or information shall be at your sole risk.

3.3 THE SITES AND THE SERVICES, AND ANY CONTENT, TOOLS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES DISPLAYED, ACCESSED OR OBTAINED ON OR THROUGH THE SITES AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”, “AS AVAILABLE”, AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, VIP Internet Radio, ITS OWNERS, ITS LICENSORS AND THEIR AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, AND AGENTS DO NOT WARRANT AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM THAT: (i) YOUR USE OF THE SITES AND/OR SERVICES AND ACCESS TO AND USE OF ALL OF THE TOOLS AND FEATURES THEREON WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE OR SECURE; (ii) THAT ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THEREIN IS ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR COMPLETE; (iii) THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR (iv) THAT ANY SOFTWARE, SERVICES, SITES OR SERVER(S) ON WHICH THE SITES OR SERVICES ARE HOSTED ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOUR USE OF THE SITES AND THE SERVICES AND ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIALS PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE SITES AND SERVICES ARE ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES SOLD OR ADVERTISED HEREIN OR ABOUT THE SATISFACTION OF GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS REQUIRING DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION ON PRESCRIPTION DRUG PRODUCTS WITH REGARD TO THE CONTENT CONTAINED ON THE SITES OR THROUGH THE SERVICES. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO ANY TREATMENT, ACTION OR APPLICATION OF MEDICINE, MEDICATION OR THE INFORMATION OFFERED OR PROVIDED WITHIN OR THROUGH THE SITES OR THE SERVICES.

4. Limitation of Liability.

NEITHER VIP Internet Radio NOR ITS OWNERS, LICENSORS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS OR SPONSORS ARE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY OR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO (i) THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITES AND/OR THE SERVICES; (ii) ANY CONTENT CONTAINED ON THE SITES AND/OR THE SERVICES; (iii) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT POSTED OR MADE PUBLICLY AVAILABLE ON THE SITES AND/OR THE SERVICES; (iv) ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITES AND/OR SERVICES; (v) ANY ACTION TAKEN IN RESPONSE TO OR AS A RESULT OF ANY INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON THE SITES AND/OR SERVICES; (vi) ANY DAMAGE CAUSED BY LOSS OF ACCESS TO, DELETION OF, FAILURE TO STORE, FAILURE TO BACK UP, OR ALTERATION OF ANY CONTENT ON THE SITES AND/OR SERVICES; OR (vii) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SITES AND/OR THE SERVICES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF VIP INTERNET RADIO OR ITS LICENSORS TO YOU FOR ANY AND ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR USING ANY OF THE SITES AND/OR SERVICES. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations and disclaimers may not apply to you. To the extent that we may not, as a matter of applicable law, disclaim any implied warranty or limit liabilities, the scope and duration of such warranty and the extent of our liability will be the minimum permitted under such applicable law.

5. Monitoring.

VIP Internet Radio shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content of the VIP Internet Radio Network, including chat rooms and forums, to determine compliance with this Agreement and any operating rules or community guidelines established by VIP Internet Radio and to satisfy any law, regulation or authorized government request. VIP Internet Radio shall have the right, but not the obligation, and at its sole discretion, to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted to or posted on the VIP Internet Radio Network. Without limiting the foregoing, VIP Internet Radio shall have the right, but not the obligation, to remove any material that VIP Internet Radio, in its sole discretion, finds to be in violation of the provisions hereof or otherwise objectionable.

6. Indemnification.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold VIP Internet Radio and its Licensors, subsidiaries, affiliates, owners, officers, directors, agents, co-branders or other partners, employees, community moderators, community administrators and representatives harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and disbursements) which arise directly or indirectly out of or from (i) your breach of this Agreement; (ii) any allegation that any Submission Materials infringe or otherwise violate the copyright, trade secret, trademark or other intellectual property rights of a third party; and (iii) your access or use of the Sites or the Services.

7. Termination.

Either you or VIP Internet Radio may terminate this Agreement at any time. Without limiting the foregoing, VIP Internet Radio shall have the right to immediately terminate Member’s Account in the event of any conduct by Member that VIP Internet Radio, at its sole discretion, considers to be unacceptable, or in the event of any breach by Member of this Agreement. VIP Internet Radio reserves the right to prohibit or terminate use of or access to the site or any of its services at any time, with or without notice, for any reason whatsoever.

If Member would like to terminate their VIP Internet Radio membership, they may do so by filling out a form or by contacting us directly.

8. Trademarks and Intellectual Property.

VIP Internet Radioand each of its logos are trademarks of VIP Internet Radio INC. All rights reserved. All other trademarks appearing on the VIP Internet Radio Network are the property of their respective owners.

For content that is covered by intellectual property rights, like photos and videos (IP content), you specifically give us the following permission, subject to your privacy and application settings: you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any IP content that you post on or in connection with VIPinternetradio.com (IP License). This IP License ends when you delete your IP content or your account unless your content has been shared with others and they have not deleted it.

When you delete IP content, it is deleted in a manner similar to emptying the recycle bin on a computer. However, you understand that removed content may persist in backup copies for a reasonable period of time.

When you publish content or information using the public setting (such as sharing with all users or all registered users), it means that you are allowing everyone to access and use that information, and to associate it with you (i.e., your name and profile information).

9. Third Party Content.

VIP Internet Radio is a distributor and a publisher of content supplied by paid staffers, third parties, and VIP Internet Radio users (Members). Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, members, users, or any other user of the VIP Internet Radio Network, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of VIP Internet Radio. Neither VIP Internet Radio nor any third-party provider of information guarantees the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any content, nor its merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose.

In many instances, the content available through the VIP Internet Radio Network represents the opinions and judgments of the respective information provider, Member, or other user. VIP Internet Radio neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made on the VIPinternetradio.com website or the VIP Internet Radio Network by anyone. Under no circumstances will VIP Internet Radio be liable for any loss or damage caused by any user’s or Member’s reliance on information obtained through the VIP Internet Radio Network. It is the responsibility of Member to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content available through the VIP Internet Radio Network. Please seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific information, opinion, advice or other content.

Opinions and other statements expressed by users and third parties (including our Members) are theirs alone, not opinions of VIP Internet Radio or the VIP Internet Radio Network. Content created by third parties is the sole responsibility of the third parties and its accuracy and completeness are not endorsed or guaranteed. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute content through our site, The VIP Internet Radio Network is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to the content. The VIP Internet Radio Network and its affiliates, successors, assigns, employees, agents, and officers do not undertake or assume any duty to monitor our site for inappropriate or unlawful content. The VIP Internet Radio Network and its owners, affiliates, successors, assigns, employees, agents, and officers assume no responsibility or liability which may arise from the content thereof, including, but not limited to, claims for defamation, libel, slander, infringement, invasion of privacy and publicity rights, obscenity, pornography, profanity, fraud, or misrepresentation. Notwithstanding the foregoing, The VIP Internet Radio Network reserves the right to block or remove communications, postings or materials at any time at our sole discretion, for any reason.

VIP Internet Radio shall have the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the VIP Internet Radio Network, including, but not limited to, content, hours of availability, and equipment needed for access or use.

10. Changed Terms.

VIP Internet Radio shall have the right at any time to change or modify the terms and conditions applicable to Member’s use of the VIP Internet Radio Network, or any part thereof, or to impose new conditions. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by means including, but not limited to, posting on the VIP Internet Radio Network, or by electronic or conventional mail, or by any other means by which Member obtains notice thereof. Any use of the VIP Internet Radio Network by Member after such notice shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by Member of such changes, modifications or additions.

11. Miscellaneous.

This Agreement, in addition to the Privacy Policy and Community Guidelines, constitutes the entire agreement of the parties, and supersedes all previous written or oral agreements between the parties with respect to such subject matter. This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Pennsylvania, without regard to its conflict of laws rules. You agree to resolve any dispute or claim you have with us or we have against you in the state courts or federal courts of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. The failure of VIP Internet Radio to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severed herefrom and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal import. You will not transfer any rights or responsibilities relating to this Agreement without our consent in writing.

12. Disclaimer and Disclosure

The contents of this site are for informational and educational purposes only. Nothing found on our website is intended to be a substitute for professional psychological, psychiatric or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified mental health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or mental disorder. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on our site.

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. VIP Internet Radio does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on our website.

Reliance on any information provided by VIP Internet Radio or by any person or professional appearing on our website is solely at your own risk. VIP Internet Radio is not liable for any advice or information provided on the site, all of which is provided on an “as-is” basis. No warranties, either express or implied, are made on the information we provide.

The site contains self-help-, mental health-, health- and medical-related materials that may be considered sexually explicit. If you find these materials offensive, you may not want to use our Website.

Opinions and other statements expressed by authors and third parties (including our bloggers) are theirs alone, not opinions of VIP Internet Radio. While VIP Internet Radio makes an effort to review certain content (e.g. content that appears only on the VIPinternetradio.com domain, not any subdomains), content created by third parties is the sole responsibility of the third parties; its accuracy and completeness are not endorsed or guaranteed.

VIP Internet Radio is an independent publisher of mental health information and resources. We accept advertising from many different companies.

No advertiser, organization, or company, at any time, has any direct influence or impact on our editorial decisions, editorial direction, or what we publish on the site.

13. Ad Choices

This Site and third parties who place advertisements on this Site may collect and use information about your visits to this Site and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like to obtain more information about these advertising practices and to make choices about online behavioral advertising, please review our privacy policy.

COMMUNITY TERMS OF USE

You are registering for a free VIP Internet Radio community account.

Terms of Use for our Community

The Terms of Use posted on the website VIPinternetradio.com also apply to your use of your community account and you agree to such terms by registering for a free VIP Internet Radio community account. By using the website and signing up for an account with VIPinternetradio.com, you are agreeing to these Member Terms and the Terms of Use. These Member Terms and the Terms of Use may be amended from time to time. Your continued use of the website shall constitute your consent to any revisions or amendments thereof or hereof. While the administrators and moderators of this forum will attempt to remove or edit any generally objectionable material as quickly as possible, it is impossible to review every message. Therefore, you acknowledge that all posts made to these forums express the views and opinions of the author and not VIP Internet Radio, the administrators, moderators or Webmaster (except for posts by these people) and hence, these parties are not liable.

You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening, sexually-oriented or any other material that may violate any applicable laws. Doing so may lead to you being immediately and permanently banned (and your service provider being informed). The IP address of all posts is recorded to aid in enforcing these conditions. You agree that the Webmaster, administrator and moderators of this forum have the right to remove, edit, move or close any topic at any time should they see fit. As a user you agree to any information you have entered above being stored in a database. This information will not be disclosed to any third party without your prior authorized consent. (You may also want to view our Privacy Policy.)

These forums are for mutual support and information sharing only. Advertisements, announcements, research requests or any type of research on the content of these forums is stricly prohibited. Unless otherwise noted, copyrights of individual messages are owned and retained by their original poster. Unauthorized use or reproduction of any material found on these forums is strictly prohibited without prior authorization of the copyright holder.

A valid email address is required to complete your registration. You are limited to only one member account per individual. People registering more than one account may lose all accounts on the forum, and all forum access.

Inappropriate Content

This is, first and foremost, a self-help and support community. That means if your post is not about offering support to another person or asking for it or not posting about some legitimate intention that you have in your life, it’s potentially not appropriate for the forums. Specifically prohibited from the forums:

  • Advertisements of any sort
  • Announcements of one’s own Web site, new resource, or book
  • Announcements for research projects
  • Flames or messages meant to intimidate or harass others
  • Threatening or profane messages
  • Messages discussing a private message (PM) from others, including all administrative issues
  • Messages containing suicidal threats or suicidal actions
  • Messages containing or condoning illegal acts
  • Please limit your direct discussion of politics and religion, as people usually hold pretty strong opinions about these topics
  • Anything that violates the Terms of Use for this site
  • When in doubt about appropriate content, contact us before posting questionable material.
  • Our Forums are Research-Free
  • Any user of this forum is prohibited from conducting research on the forums in any form, whether it be as a group or on an individual poster.

Disclaimer

The contents of this site are for informational and educational purposes only. Nothing found on our website is intended to be a substitute for professional psychological, psychiatric or medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified mental health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or mental disorder. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on our site.

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. VIP Internet Radio does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on our website.

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