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USER GENERATED CONTENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following Terms of Use apply to areas of the AlternativeHealthJournal.com website (the "Website") that allow users to post content ("User Generated Content"), including without limitation in articles ("Articles"), videos ("Videos"), discussion forums ("Forums"), natural cures ("Natural Cures"), and other comments ("Comments") on this website.

You agree that your registration for, access to, and participation in any User Generated Content is subject to the following Terms of Use, the AlternativeHealthJournal.com Terms of Use, and applicable law. In the event of any conflict between these Terms of Use and AlternativeHealthJournal.com Terms of Use, these Terms of Use will govern.

AlternativeHealthJournal.com ("AHJ") does not prescreen all User Generated Content. AHJ retains the rights but not the responsibility to edit or remove any User Generated Content or terminate your account for any reason its sole discretion.

1. Registration Instructions
You must become a registered user ("Registrant") in order to post User Generated Content. You can register at AlternativeHealthJournal.com. Registrants must create a user ID and password ("Profile") in order to create and access accounts through which they can participate.

2. Rules
Be Relevant.
Each forum is dedicated to a topic designed to help people share information and experiences. Stay on topic. Don’t talk about anything else off topic.

Be Constructive.
Post only constructive comments and questions.

Be Courteous.
Flaming and insults are prohibited. Do not post content that is offensive, libelous, defamatory, indecent, harmful, harassing, intimidating, threatening, hateful, abusive, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit, or offensive in a sexual, racial, cultural, or ethnic context.

Be Private.
Do not post personal information, including your email address, IM address, phone number or website. Do not solicit personally identifiable information from other Registrants or Website users.

Be Personal.
The Forums are not to be used for any commercial purpose. Do not post any advertising or commercial content whatsoever. Do not post any content that involves the transmission of "junk mail," "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming."

Be Yourself.
Do not impersonate anyone else.

Be True.
Do not post any content that includes information that is false, misleading, inaccurate, fraudulent, or deceptive, or that promotes illegal activities;

Be Legal.
Do not post any content that violates any applicable local, state, national, or international law. Do not post any content, or take any action, that is designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment or to interfere with or disrupt the Website or services connected to the Website.

3. Minors
You must be at least 13 years of age to become a Registrant. If you are between 13 and 18 years old, you must have your guardian's permission to use or post on this website.

4. Legal
AHJ Rights to Your Posting. Your User Generated Content is not confidential or proprietary. You grant to AHJ a non-exclusive, non-revocable, worldwide, perpetual right to use your User Generated Content in any manner or media now or later known without limitation including but not limited to the right to sublicense and assign and commercialize without any compensation due to you.

Changes to these Terms. AHJ reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time. Your continued use of the Website shall be deemed to be your conclusive acceptance of any modified Terms of Use. If any future change is unacceptable to you, you should discontinue using the website.

Ownership. You are responsible for ensuring that any User Generated Content that you post does not, and will not, violate the rights of any third party rights of any kind. You warrant and represent that you own or control all rights in any User Generated Content that you post to any Forum.

Safeguard your Profile. Do not allow any third party to use your Profile to access the Website. You agree to notify AHJ immediately of any unauthorized use of their Profile or the Website. You agree that AHJ shall not be liable for any loss that results from the unauthorized use of your Profile, either with or without your knowledge.

General Use. You acknowledge and agree that AHJ does not have any obligation to review User Generated Content, that AHJ is not in any manner responsible for User Generated Content, that AHJ does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of User Generated Content, and that AHJ cannot assure that harmful, inaccurate, deceptive, offensive, threatening, defamatory, unlawful or otherwise objectionable User Generated Content will not appear on the Website. You also acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to access, view and/or post User Generated Content on the website, AHJ is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any User Generated Content or activities of Registrants or users on the website.

Copyright Infringement. If your work has been copied and posted on the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please notify our copyright agent in accordance with the provisions set forth in the AHJ Terms of Use.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitations of Liability. For important information about our disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liability arising from your use of this Website, including, without limitation, with respect to any User Generated Content, please see the AHJ Terms of Use below.



TERMS OF USE

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE (“TERMS OF USE”) CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. All users of this website agree that access to and use of this website are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this website.

AlternativeHealthJournal.com (AHJ) reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time. You agree to review these Terms of Use periodically to be aware of such modifications and that your continued use of the website shall be deemed to be your conclusive acceptance of any modified Terms of Use. We will indicate that changes to these Terms of Use have been made by updating the date indicated after "Last Modified" at the end of these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to abide by any modified version of these Terms of Use, you are not authorized to use this website.

Copyright
The entire content included in this website, including but not limited to text, graphics or code is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of AHJ. The collective work includes works that are licensed to AHJ. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download or print portions of the material from the different areas of the website solely for your own non-commercial use. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of this website is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by AHJ in writing. You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notice from materials downloaded or printed from the website.

Trademarks / Intellectual Property
All trademarks, service marks and trade names of AHJ used in the website (including but not limited to the AHJ name) are trademarks or registered trademarks of AHJ. They may not be used without our prior written permission. Any other intellectual property in the website, including but not limited to patents, issued or pending, are the sole property of AHJ and/or its licensors.

User Generated Content  
AHJ does not, and you agree that AHJ has no obligation to, review the communications, materials, information, opinions, and other content posted and/or submitted by users accessing the website (including, without limitation, in or on our articles, videos, forums, natural cures, comments or other areas on this website) (collectively, "User Generated Content"), that AHJ is not in any manner responsible for User Generated Content, that AHJ does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of User Generated Content, and that AHJ cannot assure that harmful, inaccurate, deceptive, offensive, threatening, defamatory, unlawful or otherwise objectionable User Generated Content will not appear on the Website. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to access and view User Generated Content on the website, AHJ is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any User Generated Content or activities of users on the website. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you acknowledge and agree that the information, materials and opinions expressed or included in any User Generated Content are not necessarily those of AHJ or its affiliated or related entities or content providers.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, you acknowledge and agree that AHJ has the absolute right to monitor User Generated Content posted to the Website in its sole discretion. In addition, AHJ reserves the right to alter, edit, refuse to post or remove any such User Generated Content, in whole or in part, for any reason or for no reason, and to disclose such User Generated Content and the circumstances surrounding their transmission to any third party. You agree that we do not have any obligation to use or respond to any User Generated Content.

You agree that you shall immediately notify AHJ in writing of any objectionable content appearing on the Website. AHJ will make good faith efforts to investigate allegations that any User Generated Content violates these Terms of Use but (a) makes no warranty to you that it will edit, remove, or continue to permit the display of any specific User Generated Content, whether or not subject to such allegations, and (b) will have no liability whatsoever for editing, removing, or continuing to permit the display of any User Generated Content whatsoever.

Any use of any content on this website, including, without limitation, User Generated Content will be at your own risk. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT AHJ IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY USER GENERATED CONTENT THAT PURPORTS TO GIVE MEDICAL ADVICE OR ADVICE REGARDING EXERCISE OR DIET. ALWAYS SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR PHYSICIAN OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTH PROVIDER WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE REGARDING A MEDICAL CONDITION OR A PHYSICAL FITNESS PROGRAM.

You may not post or otherwise distribute content to the website which AHJ in its sole discretion determines to be abusive, harassing, threatening, defamatory, obscene, an impersonation of others, fraudulent, deceptive, misleading, in violation of a copyright, trademark or other intellectual property right of another, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, in violation of any other right of AHJ or another party, illegal, or otherwise objectionable to AHJ. You may not upload commercial content on the website or use the website to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization. You are required to register and/or agree to additional terms of use prior to being permitted to post or otherwise distribute User Generated Content to this website.

Use of Information Submitted
You agree that AHJ is free to use any comments, information, designs, ideas, or other content contained in any User Generated Content posted by you to this website, or created by you while accessing the website (including, without limitation, any designs or other materials created or submitted by you on the AHJ website), or contained in any communication you may send to AHJ or submit to the website without notice, compensation or acknowledgement to you for any purpose whatsoever, including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services and creating, modifying or improving the website or other products or services.

Copyright Agent
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the "DMCA") provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our copyright agent with the following information: (1) an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (2) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (3) a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website; (4) your address, telephone number, and e-mail address; (5) a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (6) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. Any notification by a copyright owner or a person authorized to act on its behalf that fails to comply with requirements of the DMCA shall not be considered sufficient notice and shall not be deemed to confer upon AHJ actual knowledge of facts or circumstances from which infringing material or acts are evident. AHJ's copyright agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows:

Alternative Health Journal
912 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90401
feedback@alternativehealthjournal.com

We suggest that you consult your legal advisor before filing a notice with AHJ's copyright agent. You should note that there can be penalties for false claims under the DMCA.

AHJ may, in appropriate circumstances and in its sole discretion, terminate the accounts of users who may be repeat infringers or otherwise prohibit such users from accessing the website.

Third-Party Links
In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, AHJ may link to websites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with AHJ, AHJ has no control over these linked websites, all of which have separate terms and conditions and privacy and data collection practices, independent of AHJ. These linked websites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. AHJ seeks to protect the integrity of the website and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback about the website and for websites it links to as well. Please review the privacy policy of any third-party website that you have linked to from the Website before you use such third-party website.

Indemnification
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless AHJ, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, arising from or relating in any way to your use of this website.

Privacy
AHJ is committed to safeguarding your privacy. The terms regulating the handling of personally identifiable information and other information by you in connection with the website is described in our Privacy Policy.

Warranty Disclaimer
THIS WEBSITE AND THE MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, AHJ DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. AHJ DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE WEBSITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. AHJ DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTEES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS WEBSITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. SOME STATES DO NOT PERMIT LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS ON WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

AHJ DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY USERS OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND ANY LINKED SITES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST AHJ FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THE SITE OR ANY SUCH CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF RELIEF IS A PART OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES.

Limitation of Liability
AHJ SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE OR THE PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCTS PURCHASED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR THE CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OF THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF AHJ HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

IF, NOTWITHSTANDING THE OTHER PROVISIONS OF THESE TERMS OF USE, AHJ IS FOUND TO BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGE OR LOSS WHICH ARISES OUT OF OR IS IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT, AHJ 'S LIABILITY SHALL IN NO EVENT EXCEED US$100.

APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Miscellaneous
Your use of this website shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of California, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions. Except where prohibited, you agree that any and all disputes, claims and legal proceedings directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this website shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively in the state or federal courts located in Los Angeles County, California. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the website must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. By using the website, you agree to receive electronic communications from AHJ. You agree that any notice, agreement, disclosure or other communication that AHJ sends you electronically will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that such communications be in writing. AHJ 's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. AHJ may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.

Term/Termination
These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the website. AHJ reserves the right in its sole discretion to terminate or restrict your use of the website, without notice, for any or no reason, and without liability to you or any third party. In addition, these terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by AHJ without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyright, Trademarks, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.

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