Terms of Service / Professional Agreement
You agree that by clicking “Sign Up”, “Join Psychology Network”, “Join Now” or similar, registering, accessing or using our services, you are agreeing to enter into a legally binding contract with Psychology Network (even if you are using our Services on behalf of a company). If you do not agree to this contract (“Contract” or “User Agreement”), do not click “Sign Up” (or similar) and do not access or otherwise use any of our Services.
This Contract applies to Psychology Network.net, Psychology Network-branded apps, Psychology Network Professional Services, Psychology Network Blogs and Professional Directories and other Psychology Network-related sites, apps, communications and other services that state that they are offered under this Contract (“Services”), including the offsite collection of data for those Services, such as our ads and the “Apply with Psychology Network” and “Share with Psychology Network” plugins. Registered users of our Services are “Members” or ‘Clients’ and unregistered users are “Visitors”. This Contract applies to both.
You are entering into this Contract with Psychology Network (also referred to as “we” and “us”), and your personal data provided to, or collected by or for, our Services are controlled by Psychology Network.
Members and Visitors:
When you register and join the Psychology Network Service, you become a Member or client. If you have chosen not to register for our Services, you may access certain features as a visitor.
Psychology Network reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement from time to time. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. If we make material changes to it, we will provide you notice through our Services, or by other means,
to provide you the opportunity to review the changes before they become effective. If you object to any changes, you may close your account. Psychology Network may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features
through the Website/platform (including, the release of new service and resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Your continued use of our Services after we publish or send a notice about our changes to these terms means that you are consenting to the updated terms.
The Services are not for use by anyone under the age of 18, or that you are 13 years or older, and you have the consent of a parent or legal guardian.
To use the Services, you agree that: (1) you must be the “Minimum Age” (described below) or older; (2) you will only have one Psychology Network account (and/or one Service or Directory account, if applicable), which must be in your real name; and (3) you are not already restricted by Psychology Network from using the Services. You’re eligible to enter into this Contract and you are at least our “Minimum Age.”]
Your Psychology Network Account and Site.
If you create an account on the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with it. You must immediately notify Psychology Network of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. Psychology Network will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.
You agree to: (1) try to choose a strong and secure password; (2) keep your password secure and confidential; (3) not transfer any part of your account (e.g., connections) and (4) follow the applicable community guidelines and laws of best practices list. You are responsible for anything that happens through your account unless you close it or report misuse.
As between you and others (including your employer), your account belongs to you. However, if the Services were purchased by another party for you to use the party paying for such Service has the right to control access to and get reports on your use of such paid Service; however, they do not have rights to your personal account.
If you buy any of our paid Services (“Premium Services”), you agree to pay us the applicable fees and taxes and to additional terms specific to the paid Services. Failure to pay these fees will result in the termination of your paid Services. Also, you agree that:
* Your purchase may be subject to foreign exchange fees or differences in prices based on location (e.g. exchange rates).
* We may store and continue billing your payment method (e.g. credit card) even after it has expired, to avoid interruptions in your Services and to use to pay other Services you may buy.
* If you purchase a subscription, your payment method automatically will be charged at the start of each subscription period for the fees and taxes applicable to that period. To avoid future charges, cancel before the renewal date.
* All of your purchases of Services are subject to Psychology Network’s refund policy.
* We may calculate taxes payable by you based on the billing information that you provide to us at the time of purchase.
* You’ll honor your payment obligations and you are okay with us storing your payment information.
* We don’t guarantee refunds.
Notices and Service Messages
* You agree that we will provide notices or messages to you through our websites, apps, and contact information your provided to us
* You agree to keep your contact information up to date.
* You may limit the messages you receive from us.
When you share information, others can see, copy and use that information.
Our Services allow messaging and sharing of information in many ways, such as your profile, content, links to news articles, job postings, InMails and blogs. Information and content that you share or post may be seen by other Members or Visitors. Where we have made settings available, we will honor the choices you make about who can see content or information (e.g., message content to your addressees, sharing content only to Psychology Network connections, restricting your profile visibility from search engines, or opting not to notify others of your Psychology Network profile update).
For job searching activities, we default to not notifying your connections network or the public. So if you apply for a job through our Service or opt to signal that you are interested in a job, our default is to share it only with the job poster.
We are not obligated to publish any information or content on our Service and can remove it in our sole discretion, with or without notice.
Your Rights and License to Psychology Network:
As between you and Psychology Network, you own the content and information that you submit or post to the Services and you are granting Psychology Network and our affiliates the following non-exclusive license: A worldwide, transferable and sublicensable right to use, copy, modify, distribute, publish, and process, information and content that you provide through our Services, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or others. These rights are limited in the following ways:
You can end this license for specific content by deleting such content from the Services, or generally by closing your account, except (a) to the extent you shared it with others as part of the Service and they copied, re-shared it or stored it and (b) for the reasonable time it takes to remove from backup and other systems.
We will get your consent if we want to give third parties the right to publish your content beyond the Service. However, other Members and/or Visitors may access and share your content and information, consistent with your choices.
While we may edit and make formatting changes to your content (such as translating it, modifying the size, layout or file type or removing metadata), we will not modify the meaning of your expression.
By submitting suggestions or other feedback regarding our Services to Psychology Network, you agree that Psychology Network can use and share (but does not have to) such feedback for any purpose without compensation to you.
You agree to only provide content or information that does not violate the law nor anyone’s rights (including intellectual property rights). You also agree that your profile information will be truthful. Psychology Network may be required by law to remove certain information or content in certain countries.
You promise to only provide information and content that you have the right to share, and if applicable that your Psychology Network profile, Directory profile, Services, products and content information will be truthful.
Psychology Network reserves the right to display advertisements on our website pages, and all relevant services to ensure members get maximum exposure from visitors, and clients/end users.We will not include your content in advertisements for the products and services of third parties to others without your separate consent (including sponsored content). However, we have the right, without payment to you or others, to serve ads near your content and information, to serve member services, products as ads and links to said member services, and/or products.
We reserve the right to advertise or promote a partner product from one of our partners, and you agree to that partner’s terms of service. You can opt out of their terms of service at any time, subject to their terms and conditions.
Responsibility of Website Visitors
Psychology Network has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, Psychology Network does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content.
The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Psychology Network disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.
Content Posted on Other Websites and Apps
We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which Psychology Network links, and that link to Psychology Network. Psychology Network does not have any control over those non-Psychology Network websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a non-Psychology Network website or webpage, Psychology Network does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Psychology Network disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of non-Psychology Network websites and webpages.
By using the Services, you may encounter content or information that might be inaccurate, incomplete, delayed, misleading, illegal, offensive or otherwise harmful. Psychology Network generally does not review content provided by our Members or others. You agree that we are not responsible for others’ (including other Members’) content or information. We cannot always prevent this misuse of our services, and you agree that we are not responsible for any such misuse. You also acknowledge the risk that you or your organization may be mistakenly associated with content about others when we let connections and followers know you or your organization were mentioned in the news. You may opt out of this feature.
Hyperlinking to our Content:
You may link to our home page, to publications or to other Web site information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
We may consider and approve in our sole discretion other link requests from websites, institutions or organizations. We will approve link requests from these organizations if we determine that: (a) the link would not reflect unfavorably on us or our accredited businesses (for example, trade associations or other organizations representing inherently suspect types of business, such as work-at-home opportunities, shall not be allowed to link); (b)the organization does not have an unsatisfactory record with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility associated with the hyperlink outweighs the absence of ; and (d) where the link is in the context of general resource information or is otherwise consistent with editorial content in a newsletter or similar product furthering the mission of the organization.
These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Web site information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way misleading; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and it products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
If you are interested in linking to our website, you must notify us by sending an e-mail to email@example.com. Please include your name, your organization name, contact information (such as a phone number and/or e-mail address) as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Web site, and a list of the URL(s) on our site to which you would like to link. Allow 2-3 weeks for a response.
Approved organizations may hyperlink to our platform as follows:
* By use of our corporate name; or
* By use of the uniform resource locator (Web address) being linked to; or
* By use of any other description of our Web site or material being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party’s site.
No use of Psychology Network’s logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.
Without prior approval and express written permission, you may not create frames around our Web pages or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Web site.
Reservation of Rights:
We reserve the right at any time and in its sole discretion to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Web site. You agree to immediately remove all links to our Web site upon such request. We also reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions and its linking policy at any time. By continuing to link to our Web site, you agree to be bound to and abide by these linking terms and conditions.
Removal of links from our website
If you find any link on our Web site or any linked web site objectionable for any reason, you may contact us about this. We will consider requests to remove links but will have no obligation to do so or to respond directly to you. Whilst we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.
We shall have no responsibility or liability for any content appearing on your Web site. You agree to indemnify and defend us against all claims arising out of or based upon your Website. No link(s) may appear on any page on your Web site or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).
Nothing in this disclaimer will:
limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer or in relation to the subject matter of this disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty. To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.
We make no representations or warranties whatsoever regarding the Site and any materials on the Site. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY IN THESE TERMS OF SERVICE OR ELSEWHERE, THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF NON-INFRINGEMENT AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS OR TIMELINESS OF THE SITE. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE’S SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, THE SITE’S FUNCTIONS SHALL BE ERROR-FREE OR, THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
The Site is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice. Under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained through the Site. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content available through the Site. Please seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific information, opinion, advice or other content. Never disregard professional advice, including medical advice, or delay in seeking it, because of something you have read on this Site.
The information in our directories is provided exclusively by participating professionals. By listing Professionals in our Directories, it means we have made good faith and reasonable efforts to verify the following and have found no contrary information:
The name and contact details provided by the professional.
That the professional’s license, if applicable, is valid within the jurisdiction in which he or she practices.
That the professional is not subject to any license strictures preventing practice.
The Platform may be used to connect you with a Professional who will provide services to you through the Platform or via their own platforms.
We require every Professional providing Services on the Platform to be an accredited, trained, and experienced, with applicable recognized professional certification based on their state and/or jurisdiction. Professionals have to be qualified and certified by their respective professional board after successfully completing the necessary education, exams, training and practice requirements as applicable.
These Professionals are independent providers who are neither our employees nor agents nor representatives. The Platform’s role is limited to enabling professional therapeutic Services or otherwise expressed, while the Professional Services offered are the responsibility of the Professional who provides them.
While we hope Professional Services are beneficial to you, you understand, agree and acknowledge that they may not be the appropriate solution for everyone’s needs and that they may not be appropriate for every particular situation and/or may not be a complete substitute for a face-to-face examination and/or care in every particular situation.
IF YOU ARE THINKING ABOUT SUICIDE OR IF YOU ARE CONSIDERING HARMING YOURSELF OR OTHERS OR IF YOU FEEL THAT ANY OTHER PERSON MAY BE IN ANY DANGER OR IF YOU HAVE ANY MEDICAL EMERGENCY, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY CALL THE EMERGENCY SERVICE NUMBER APPLICABLE WHERE YOU ARE SITUATED AND NOTIFY THE RELEVANT AUTHORITIES. SEEK IMMEDIATE IN PERSON ASSISTANCE. THE PLATFORM IS NOT DESIGNED FOR USE IN ANY OF THE AFOREMENTIONED CASES AND THE PROFESSIONALS CANNOT PROVIDE THE ASSISTANCE REQUIRED IN ANY OF THE AFOREMENTIONED CASES.
THE PLATFORM IS NOT INTENDED FOR THE PROVISION OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS REQUIRING AN IN-PERSON EVALUATION. IT IS ALSO NOT INTENDED FOR ANY INFORMATION REGARDING WHICH DRUGS OR MEDICAL TREATMENT MAY BE APPROPRIATE FOR YOU, AND YOU SHOULD DISREGARD ANY SUCH ADVICE IF DELIVERED THROUGH THE PLATFORM/SERVICE.
DO NOT DISREGARD, AVOID, OR DELAY IN OBTAINING IN-PERSON CARE FROM YOUR DOCTOR OR OTHER QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL BECAUSE OF INFORMATION OR ADVICE YOU RECEIVED THROUGH THE PLATFORM.
YOU HEREBY RELEASE US AND AGREE TO HOLD US HARMLESS FROM ANY AND ALL CAUSES OF ACTION AND CLAIMS OF ANY NATURE RESULTING FROM THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES OR THE PLATFORM, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION) ANY ACT, OMISSION, OPINION, RESPONSE, ADVICE, SUGGESTION, INFORMATION AND/OR SERVICE OF ANY PROFESSIONAL AND/OR ANY OTHER CONTENT OR INFORMATION ACCESSIBLE THROUGH THE PLATFORM/SERVICE.
Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy:
As Psychology Network asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by Psychology Network violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify Psychology Network in accordance with Psychology Network’s Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Policy. Psychology Network will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. Psychology Network will terminate a visitor’s access to and use of the Website if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Psychology Network or others. In the case of such termination, Psychology Network will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to Psychology Network.
Psychology Network reserves all of its intellectual property rights in the Services. Using the Services does not give you any ownership in our Services or the content or information made available through our Services.
This Agreement does not transfer from Psychology Network to you any Psychology Network or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Psychology Network. Psychology Network, Psychology Network services, the Psychology Network logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with Psychology Network, or the Website, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Psychology Network or Psychology Network’s licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Psychology Network or third-party trademarks.
Membership and Services:
We offer as part of our membership paid subscription, as a service to our professionals and a service for our client end-users/clients. This includes content creators creating articles, videos and podcasts as self help resources published on our platform and all social media platforms for our end users to consume and at the same time to connect with our Professional for their services via our online Professional Directories.
This is a paid monthly subscription service for our Professionals presented as a Premium and Gold Membership.
Conditions of Premium and Gold Membership
* You pay on a monthly billing cycle to be listed
* Your selection includes, being listed in one Professional Directory or our Premium Membership
* Or you select to be listed in all of our Professional Directories as our Gold Membership
* You get all the benefits of being promoted on our online channels and blogs/subsites via internal and external links.
* As a Content Creator and Professional who opt to create content, have their links to their profile, services and products advertised in articles, videos and podcasts.
* You have a profile created in these online directories and will exist for as long as your monthly subscription is valid. If you cancel your subscription your account will be closed and all your information including links form content and services will be removed from all our subsites and directories.
You get additional free access to Services we provide to our Professionals and includes being able to:
* List your product in our online shop
* List a book/Ebook/audiobook at our online Bookstore
* List a training course
* Upload video content to teach a training course
* Submit your article or research paper for submission to our online Journal
* Create content for our Psychology Knowledgebase
* Add your events to our online portal
We may at our discretion remove all these contributions if you cancel your subscription with us. We also reserve the right to keep content you created and/or uploaded on our servers and websites, and this could be due to the detriment it may cause our platform functions, Detrimentally affecting our SEO ranking, the difficulty to remove said links and you acknowledge that we will in no way be held responsible for any loss whatsoever these actions may bring about.
* Keeping your account in good standing
* Ensuring you create a full profile
* That you provide accurate information
* You list for qualifications and expertise you have legally achieved
* Your listing is relevant for the Professional Directory you apply to
* You adhere to the required professional standards
You acknowledge that our Directories are merely a bridge or portal to display your services and for end-users/clients to find you and your services. Links to your services is displayed and end-users/clients will access your services externally to your website/platforms. We do not share any accountability for the level, type of and quality of said services.
We are not to be held responsible for payments, cancellations, refunds, or complaints from end-users/clients. You remain responsible for these.
You undertake to deliver a professional standard of service to all end-users/clients in keeping with ethical guidance and standards from your professions governing body, and you undertake to keep in good stead the ethos and good name of the Psychology Network.
You agree that your service delivery and practise in no way reflect those of the Psychology Network and we shall not be held responsible when any dispute, allegation or discrepancy are levied against you, your practice or your services.
We merely provide you with a means to introduce our end-users/clients to your services. Their choice in selecting your services and accepting your services is a private agreement between themselves and you.
Our Professional Services:
We offer our Members with a free or paid subscription account a range of services they can access to help promote their services or practice.
* List your product in our online shop
* List a book/Ebook/audiobook at our online Bookstore
* List a training course
* Upload video content to teach a training course
* Submit your article or research paper for submission to our online Journal
* Create content for our Psychology Knowledgebase
* Add your events to our online portal
You agree that the services we provide you with a free account shall in no way be used or abused in a way that is inconsistent with this agreement or our values, goals and mission. If in any event you are found to be in transgressions of this your account will be cancelled immediately without prejudice.
These services include:
Listing a Book | Product or | Training Course
You acknowledge that you shall only list books/ebooks/audiobooks or product that is your rightful property and that you have full authorship/ownership of said product.
No product with affiliate links or compensation you receive to promote a product, book/ebook/audiobook or course shall be allowed to be listed on our platform or servers
We only provide a platform to showcase or list your product, book/ebook/audiobook or course and we allow and provide an external link where these product, book/ebook/audiobook or course can be purchased. We shall in no way be held responsible for any sales, shipping, refunds, correspondence with customers or deal with customer services. This is your responsibility or the platform said products or goods are sold at. You agree that we will not be held responsible in any dispute or enquiry arising and you take full responsibility for resolving all issues.
We reserve the right to refuse any product, book/ebook/audiobook or course to be listed on our platform or server.
We reserve the right to remove any product, book/ebook/audiobook or course if any complaint or abuse of our systems is discovered or we are being made aware of it. This may also result in your membership of the Psychology Network revoked.
Listing an Event
You agree that we merely provide a portal to showcase and present your events, and we have no obligation to do so. It is a complementary service only and at our discretion.
You agree to provide us with relevant, accurate and timely information and we are in no way responsible for its accuracy.
We do not take responsibility for bookings or payments on our platform, though we reserve the right to decide if this is appropriate and in what circumstances.
We are not responsible for inaccuracies or miscommunication of the accuracy of information about the event and we reserve the right not to entertain any disputes.
We reserve the right to refuse any information or event without prejudice, without the need to justify our decision. We are not obliged to accept or host/showcase any event which does not adhere to our terms, values, aims and goals. You acknowledge this right.
You acknowledge that we reserve the right exclusively to limit products, books/ebooks/audiobooks or courses you wish to promote on our platform. We do consider all our Professionals and equality of our services to our members is paramount. If we determine our system is being abused or taken advantage of to the detriment of other members you agree that you may not have your product, book/ebook/audiobook or course listed or these removed, and you will have no recourse to our refusal to list these. You also acknowledge that your product, book/ebook/audiobook or course will immediately be removed, your account terminated if any dishonesty, ill intent and abuse becomes evident.
As a free service we seek to keep our practice transparent to the good of all members and we expect the same in Professional reciprocity.
Psychology Network offers selected Authors/Writers to enjoy Premium membership benefits in exchange for creating content for our service, and blogs, which constitute a legally binding contract and as a content creator you agree to the following:
Psychology Network reserves the right not to accept or publish content you create or Psychology Network may request that you modify such content for publication.
Our Content Creators/bloggers who post articles to our Site are not employed by psychology Network. Each Creator is solely responsible for the content of his or her /content/articles. We do not undertake responsibility for screening or monitoring all our creators’ materials. The opinions expressed by our creators are their own and are not our opinions or endorsed by us.
We do not endorse, and nothing on the Site shall be deemed to be an endorsement, representation or warranty of, any third party (including our directory members, users and content creators), whether in relation to such third party’s products, services, websites, experience or background or otherwise. We do not make any representations or warranties with regard to any materials posted by our users, directory members or content creators.
You grant us permission to adapt, adjust, modify and repurpose any content you create to fit in with Psychology Network purpose and aims.
We reserve the right to publish or unpublish content you create in any way applicable for Psychology Network to various electronic media platforms, social media platforms, print media and/or republish this content with no time period restrictions for educational, therapeutic and entertainment purposes.
We reserve the right to create and repurpose or package content you create for marketing Psychology Network services and promotion of your portfolio and services.
We reserve the use of the content you create to market to our end users in search of member services and expertise both in therapeutic and academic ways to generate income for Psychology Network and to popularise your services and business, to build your online presence and generate income of those services.
Psychology Network has a duty of care for its end users to be educated and informed through exposure to content you create and therefore reserve the right to ensure that content meet that expectation for those end users.
Psychology Network further endeavor to ensure your services are marketed and promoted for maximum exposure to our end users, and our end users may contact our professional members for additional services and support.
You undertake to create content on a regular monthly basis without fail, including One written Article [specifications as determined by Psychology Network], One Video and One Podcast.
This constitutes an unbroken period of content creation from signing up to termination of your account at Psychology Network. Psychology Network undertake to provide you with all the resources your require to make producing your content as easy and simple as possible.
1. You will have access to our exclusive and private Online Recording application to record your videos and podcasts.
2. Psychology Network provide you with Search Engine Optimized Titles for your Articles, Videos and Podcasts.
3. Psychology Network provide you with predesigned Templates for the content you create.
4. Psychology Network provide you with Sample pieces of content to make content creation so much easier.
5. Psychology Network provide you with ‘How to videos’ to produce content and to simplify the process.
6. Psychology Network gives you links and external resources to help you produce high quality content and thus maximize the opportunity for end users to seek your services.
7. Psychology Network provide you with additional and ongoing support to make your creations outstanding for end users.
8. Psychology Network will ensure the content you create is highly optimized for search engines, professionally tailored to end users, uploaded and promoted to all social media platforms and/or print media platforms.
9. Psychology Network will ensure that your content includes links to all your created content, your online profile, your website and all social media links you share in your profile.
Responsibility of Contributors:
If you comment on a blog, post content/material to the Website, post links on the Website, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the Website (any such material, “Content”), You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that: the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party; if your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received permission from your employer to post or make available the Content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a waiver as to all rights in or to the Content; you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms; the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content; the Content is not spam, is not machine or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing); the Content is not pornographic, does not contain threats or incite violence towards individuals or entities, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party; you do not use this account to promote unwanted electronic messages such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, other blogs and web sites, and similar unsolicited promotional methods; By submitting Content to
Psychology Network for inclusion on our Website, you grant Psychology Network a world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content solely for the purpose of displaying, marketing and distributing our services. If you delete Content, Psychology Network will use reasonable efforts to remove it from the Website, but you acknowledge that caching or references to the Content may not be made immediately unavailable.
Without limiting any of those representations or warranties, Psychology Network has the right (though not the obligation) to, in our sole discretion (i) refuse or remove any content that, in our reasonable opinion, violates any Psychology Network policy or is in any way harmful or objectionable, or (ii) terminate or deny access to and use of the Website to any individual or entity for any reason, in Psychology Network’s sole discretion.
Psychology Network will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid.
You may not respond to postings by other users in any manner or for any purpose other than that which is expected. Responses soliciting business are prohibited.
You may not send (or encourage or help others to send) unsolicited commercial email to our users.
You may not delete or revise any material posted by any other person or entity.
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