PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF SERVICE AGREEMENT CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING OR USING OUR SITES AND OUR SERVICES, YOU NOW AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND ALL TERMS INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE USER, CUSTOMER, OR PROSPECTIVE CUSTOMER TO READ THE TERMS & CONDITIONS BEFORE PROCEEDING TO USE THIS SITE. IF YOU DO NOT EXPRESSLY AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THEN DO NOT ACCESS OR USE OUR SITES OR OUR SERVICES.
The following Terms of Service Agreement (the "TOS") is a legally binding agreement that shall govern the relationship with our users and others which may interact or interface with Chris Jones and Associates, LLC and our subsidiaries and affiliates, in association with the use of the website, which includes www.chrisjonesmsw.com (the "Site"), and its services, which shall be defined below.
The website's purpose is to promote and provide information about a private psychotherapy practice in Germantown, MD. Any visitors to our site are "users" of the herein contained Services provided for these terms of service document. The user acknowledges and agrees that the services provided and made available through our website and applications may include some mobile applications. These applications may be made available on various social media networking sites and numerous other platforms and downloadable programs), which are the sole property of Chris Jones and Associates, LLC. At its discretion, Chris Jones and Associates, LLC may offer additional website services or products, or update, modify or revise any current content and services. This agreement shall apply to all additional services or products and any updated, modified, or revised Services unless otherwise stipulated. Chris Jones and Associates, LLC, does now reserve the right to cancel and cease offering any of the services mentioned above or products. As the end-user, you acknowledge, accept, and agree that, for Chris Jones and Associates, LLC shall not be held liable for any such updates, modifications, revisions, suspensions or discontinuance of any of our services and products. Your continued use of the services provided, after such posting of any updates, changes, and modifications shall constitute your acceptance of such updates, changes, and modifications. As such, frequent review of this agreement and any applicable terms and policies should be made by you to ensure you are aware of all terms and policies currently in effect. Should you not agree to the updated, revised, or modified terms, you must stop using the provided services forthwith. Furthermore, the user understands, acknowledges and agrees that the services offered shall be provided "AS IS" and as such Chris Jones and Associates, LLC shall not assume any responsibility or obligation for the timeliness, missed delivery, deletion or any failure to store user content, communication or personalization settings.
Due to the global nature of the internet, you agree to comply with all local rules relating to online conduct and that which is considered acceptable content. Uploading, posting, and transferring software, technology, and other technical data may be subject to the export and import laws of the United States and possibly other countries. Through the use of our network, you thus agree to comply with all applicable export and import laws, statutes and regulations, including, but not limited to, the Export Administration Regulations, as well as the sanctions control program of the United States.
Furthermore, you state and pledge that you:
A) Are not on the list of prohibited individuals on any government export exclusion report or any other government list which may be part of an export-prohibited country identified in applicable export and import laws and regulations;
B) Do not transfer any software, technology, or other technical data through our network Services to any export-prohibited country;
C) Agree not to use our website network Services for any military, nuclear, missile, chemical or biological weaponry end uses that would violate the US export laws; and
D) Do not agree to post, transfer, or upload any software, technology, or any other technical data that would violate the US or other applicable export and import laws.
Chris Jones and Associates, LLC shall not lay claim to ownership of any content submitted by any visitor or user or make such content available for inclusion on our website services.
Therefore, you grant and allow for Chris Jones and Associates, LLC the below listed worldwide, royalty-free and non-exclusive licenses, as applicable:
A) The content submitted for inclusion on the publicly accessible areas of Chris Jones and Associates, LLC's sites, the license provided to permit to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display said content on our network services are for the sole purpose of providing and promoting the specific area to which this content placed and made available for viewing. This license shall be available so long as you are a member of Chris Jones and Associates, LLC's sites, and shall terminate at such time when you elect to discontinue your membership.
B) Photos, audio, video, and graphics submitted or made available for inclusion on the publicly accessible areas of Chris Jones and Associates, LLC's sites, the license provided to permit to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display said content on our network services are for the sole purpose of providing and promoting the specific area in which this content was placed or made available for viewing. This license shall be available so long as you are a member of Chris Jones and Associates, LLC's sites and shall terminate at such time when you elect to discontinue your membership.
C) For any other content submitted or made available for inclusion on the publicly accessible areas of Chris Jones and Associates, LLC's sites, the continuous, binding and completely sub-licensable license which is meant to permit to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and publicly display said content, whether in whole or in part, and the incorporation of any such Content into other works in any arrangement or medium current used or later developed.
Those areas that may be deemed "publicly accessible" areas of the site are those such areas of our network properties that are meant to be available to the general public, which would be openly available to users.
All users herein agree to insure and hold Chris Jones and Associates, LLC, our subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, employees, officers, partners, and licensors blameless or not liable for any claim or demand, which may include, but is not limited to, reasonable attorney fees made by any third party which may arise from any content a user of our site may submit, post, modify, transmit or otherwise make available through our services, the use of our services or your connection with these services, your violations of the Terms of Service and your violation of any such rights of another person.
The user herein agrees not to replicate, duplicate, copy, trade, sell, resell nor exploit for any commercial reason any part, use of, or access to the sites.
Chris Jones and Associates, LLC shall reserve the right when we may deem fit, modify, alter, or discontinue, whether temporarily or permanently, our service, or any part thereof, with or without prior notice. Besides, we shall not be held liable to you or any third party for any such alteration, modification, suspension and discontinuance of our services, or any part thereof.
Any correspondence or business dealings with, or the participation in any promotions of, advertisers located on or through our services, which may include the payment and delivery of such related goods and services, and any such other term, condition, warranty or representation associated with such dealings, are and shall be solely between you and any such advertiser. Moreover, you herein agree that Chris Jones and Associates, LLC shall not be held responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any nature or manner incurred as a direct result of any such dealings or as a result of the presence of such advertisers on our website.
Either Chris Jones and Associates, LLC, or any third parties may provide links to other websites and resources. Thus, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of any such external sites or resources. As such, we do not endorse, nor are we responsible or liable for any content, products, advertising, or any other materials, on or available from such third party sites or resources. Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that Chris Jones and Associates, LLC shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any such damage or loss which may be a result of, caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or the reliance on any such content, goods or services made available on or through any such site or resource.
You do now acknowledge and agree that Chris Jones and Associates, LLC's services, and any essential software used in connection with our services ("Software") shall contain proprietary and confidential material protected by applicable intellectual property rights other laws. Furthermore, you herein acknowledge and agree that any Content which may be contained in any advertisements or information presented by and through our services or by advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws. Therefore, except for that which is expressly permitted by applicable law or as authorized by Chris Jones and Associates, LLC or such applicable licensor, you agree not to alter, modify, lease, rent, loan, sell, distribute, transmit, broadcast, publicly perform or create any plagiaristic works which are based on Chris Jones and Associates, LLC services (e.g., Content or Software), in whole or part. Chris Jones and Associates, LLC herein has granted you personal, non-transferable and nonexclusive rights and license to make use of the object code or our software on a single computer, as long as you do not, and shall not, allow any third party to duplicate, alter, modify, create or plagiarize work from, reverse engineer, assemble or otherwise make an attempt to locate or discern any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in and otherwise transfer any such right in the software. Furthermore, you do herein agree not to alter or change the software in any manner, nature, or form. As such, you do not use any modified versions of the software, including and without limitation, to obtain unauthorized access to our services. Lastly, you also agree not to access or attempt to access our services through any means other than through the interface provided by Chris Jones and Associates, LLC for use in accessing our services.
You herein expressly acknowledge and agree that:
· The use of Chris Jones and Associates, LLC services, and software is at the sole risk by you. Our services and software shall be provided on an "as is" or "as available" basis. Chris Jones and Associates, LLC and our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees, agents, partners, and licensors expressly disclaim any warranties of any kind whether expressed or implied, including, but not limited to any implied warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
· Chris Jones and Associates, LLC and our subsidiaries, officers, employees, agents, partners, and licensors make no such warranties that:
(i) Chris Jones and Associates, LLC services or software will meet your requirements;
(ii) Chris Jones and Associates, LLC services or software shall be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free;
(iii) That such results may be obtained from the use of the Chris Jones and Associates, LLC services or software will be accurate or reliable;
(iv) The quality of any products, services, information, or other material that you may purchase or obtain through our services or software will meet your expectations;
(v) That any such errors contained in the software shall be corrected.
· Any information or material downloaded or otherwise obtained by way of Chris Jones and Associates, LLC services or software shall be accessed by your sole discretion and sole risk, and as such you shall be solely responsible for and now waive any claims and causes of action concerning any damage to your computer and internet access, downloading and displaying, or for any loss of data that could result from the download of any such information or material.
· No advice and information, despite whether written or oral, that may be obtained by you from Chris Jones and Associates, LLC or by way of or from our services or software shall create any warranty not expressly stated in terms of service.
· A small percentage of some users may experience some degree of epileptic seizure when exposed to certain light patterns or backgrounds that may be contained on a computer screen or while using our services. Certain conditions may induce a previously unknown condition or undetected epileptic symptom in users who have shown no history of any prior seizure or epilepsy. Should you, anyone you know or anyone in your family have an epileptic condition, please consult a physician if you experience any of the following symptoms while using our services:
· Altered vision,
· Eye or muscle twitches,
· loss of awareness,
· Any involuntary movement,
· Or convulsions.
You explicitly acknowledge, understand, and agree that Chris Jones and Associates, LLC and our subsidiaries, affiliates, owners, officers, employees, agents, partners, and licensors shall not be liable to you for any punitive, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, including, but not limited to damages which may be related to the loss of any profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses, even though we may have been advised of such possibility that said damages might occur and result from:
· The use or inability to use our service;
· The cost of procuring substitute goods and services;
· Unauthorized access to or the alteration of your transmissions or data;
· Statements or conduct of any such third party on our service;
· And any other matter which may be related to our service.
If you have a dispute, you agree to release Chris Jones and Associates, LLC (and its officers, directors, employees, agents, parent subsidiaries, affiliates, co-branders, partners and any other third parties) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected to such dispute.
Should you intend to create or to join any service, receive or request any such news, messages, alerts or other information from our services concerning companies, stock quotes, investments or securities, please review the above Sections Warranty Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability again. Also, for this type of information, the phrase "Let the investor beware" is appropriate. Chris Jones and Associates, LLC's Content is provided primarily for informational purposes. No content that shall be provided or included in our services is for trading or investing purposes. Chris Jones and Associates, LLC and our licensors shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted and made available by way of our services, and shall not be responsible or liable for any trading or investment decisions based on any such information.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation of exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Therefore, some of the above limitations of the sections entitled "Warranty Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability" may not apply to you.
You herein acknowledge, understand and agree, unless otherwise expressly provided in this terms of service, that there shall be no third-party beneficiaries to this agreement.
Chris Jones and Associates, LLC may furnish you with notices, including those with regards to any changes to the terms of service, including but not limited to email, regular mail, MMS or SMS, text messaging, postings on our website services, or other reasonable means presently available or developed in the future. Any such notices may not be received if you violate any aspects of the terms of service by accessing our services in an unauthorized manner. Your acceptance of this terms of service constitutes your agreement that you are deemed to have received any, and all notices that would have been delivered had you accessed our services in an authorized manner.
You herein acknowledge, understand and agree that all of the Chris Jones and Associates, LLC trademarks, copyright, trade name, service marks, and other Chris Jones and Associates, LLC logos and any brand features, and product and service names are trademarks and as such, are and shall remain the property of Chris Jones and Associates, LLC. You herein agree not to display or use in any manner the Chris Jones and Associates, LLC logo or marks without obtaining Chris Jones and Associates, LLC's prior written consent. Chris Jones and Associates, LLC is a registered trade name with the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation.
Chris Jones and Associates, LLC, will always respect others' intellectual property, and we ask that all of our users do the same. With regards to appropriate circumstances and at its sole discretion, Chris Jones and Associates, LLC, may disable and terminate the accounts of any user who violates our TOS and infringes on others' rights. If you feel that your work has been duplicated in such a way that would constitute copyright infringement, or if you believe your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, you should provide the following information:
· The electronic or physical signature of the individual that is authorized on behalf of the copyright owner or other intellectual property interest;
· A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you believe has been infringed upon;
· A description of the site's location which you allege has been infringing upon your work;
· Your physical address, telephone number, and email address;
· A statement, in which you state that the alleged and disputed use of your work is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agents or the law;
· And finally, a statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the information as mentioned above in your notice is truthful and accurate, and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner, representative or agent authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.
The Chris Jones and Associates, LLC Agent for notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be contacted as follows:
Chris Jones And Associates, LLC
PO Box 23
Germantown, MD 20875-0023
These terms of service constitute the entire agreement between you and Chris Jones and Associates, LLC. They shall govern the use of our services, superseding any prior version of this terms of service between you and us concerning Chris Jones and Associates, LLC services. You may also be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use or purchase certain other Chris Jones and Associates, LLC services, affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software.
It is at the mutual agreement of both you and Chris Jones and Associates, LLC concerning the terms of service that the relationship between the parties shall be governed by the laws of the state of Maryland without regard to its conflict of law provisions and that any claims, causes of action and disputes, arising out of or relating to the TOS, or the relationship between you and Chris Jones and Associates, LLC, shall be filed within the courts having jurisdiction within the County of Montgomery, State of Maryland or the US District Court located in said state. You and Chris Jones and Associates, LLC agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts as previously mentioned and agree to waive any objections to the jurisdiction over the parties by such courts and venue in such courts.
Should Chris Jones and Associates, LLC fail to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the terms of service, such failure shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of this terms of service is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOS remain in full force and effect.
You acknowledge, understand and agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or action arising out of or related to the use of our services or the terms of service must be filed within one year after said claim or cause of action arose or shall be forever barred.
Please report any violations of these terms of service to:
Chris Jones And Associates, LLC
PO Box 23
Germantown, MD 20875-0023