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Thank you for visiting a Barbara Harumi Otis website, which may include but is not limited to the following websites: barbaraharumi.com, (hereinafter, the “Site”).
Please also read carefully, and note the MANDATORY ARBITRATION PROVISION and WAIVER OF CLASS ACTION PROVISION below.
Site Notice Regarding Legal, Financial, Tax, Medical, or Other Professional Advice And Content
THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT PROVIDE LEGAL, FINANCIAL, TAX, MEDICAL, OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL ADVICE.
This Site is an educational service that provides general financial, business, legal, tax, emotional, and health information and is intended only to assist users in their business, self-development, and emotional wellness plan. COMPANY is not a legal, financial, or medical organization, and COMPANY’s staff will not give you legal, financial, tax, or medical diagnosis or advice. Nothing contained on this Site should be construed as financial, legal, tax, or medical advice or diagnosis. The information and materials provided by COMPANY should NOT be interpreted as a substitute for physician consultation, evaluation, or treatment, nor as an endorsement of any Third Party Sellers products or services.
The information contained in or made available through this Site (including but not limited to information contained on message boards, in text files, in products, from services, or in chats) cannot replace or substitute for the services of trained professionals in any field, including, but not limited to, psychological, financial, medical, or legal matters. In particular, you should regularly consult a doctor in all matters relating to physical or mental health, particularly concerning any symptoms that may require diagnosis or medical attention. Further, you should regularly consult a lawyer in all matters relating to interacting with other people to assure yourself you are behaving in compliance with law, including but not limited to laws related to harassment, assault or other similar laws.
Neither Barbara Harumi Otis nor any other employees, agents, contractors or representatives, or persons featured on the Site nor Forum, is acting in the capacity of a medical doctor, professional or any other licensed practitioner. Even if such person is a medical doctor, they are not your doctor.
We and our licensors or suppliers make no representations or warranties concerning any treatment, action, or application of medication or preparation by any person following the information offered or provided within or through the Site (including but not limited to any product or service purchased, utilized or otherwise obtained from this Site). Neither we nor our partners, or any of their affiliates, will be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary or other damages that may result, including but not limited to economic loss, injury, illness or death.
Nothing contained on the Site is intended to be a guarantee about your ability to get results, attain happiness, or earn any money with our ideas, information, tools or strategies. This Site is a source of resources, which may not be effective for your intended purpose. All products and services by our company are for educational and informational purposes only.
Ability to Accept Terms and Conditions
COMPANY DOES NOT PROVIDE SERVICES OR SELL PRODUCTS TO PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN (18) WITHOUT THE EXPRESS PERMISSION OF AND ACTIVE INVOLVEMENT OF A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN.
Intellectual Property Rights Ownership
All Site content and materials (“Site Materials”) available on this Site are the property of COMPANY, its affiliates, licensors, or the designated owners and are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by COMPANY, you agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, distribute, copy, reproduce, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit, or create derivative works from such Site Materials.
As noted above, reproduction, copying, or redistribution for commercial purposes of any materials or design elements on this Site or any of COMPANY’s other Sites is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of COMPANY. For information on requesting such permission, please contact COMPANY using the contact information listed in the section entitled “Contacting Us”.
On services, COMPANY has a non-refundable policy. On products, COMPANY generally offers a money-back guarantee for a limited amount of time (such as 30 days). Details regarding the refund option that applies to you, if any, will be stated on your order form when you place your order.
Product Delivery/Membership Site/Conduct
For products that you purchase from COMPANY that are delivered through a download link, you will be given a URL to access and download the product(s) you purchased. In such instances, you agree not to share the download link with other people who did not purchase the product(s).
For products that you purchase from COMPANY that are delivered through a membership site, you will be given a user name and password to access the course materials and tools. In such instances, you agree not to share your login information with other people who did not purchase the product(s). You will not sell access to this program or duplicate and sell any of its content without written permission.
Where applicable, the membership site is meant for informational purposes only. It is not intended as specific medical, legal, commercial, financial, tax, or other professional advice. Use of the information on the membership site and this Site are at your own risk.
Use of content, unless otherwise stated, is for your own personal, non-commercial use. You may not distribute content, print multiple copies for distribution, or use the content for public display or performance unless otherwise stated.
COMPANY reserves the right to discontinue or modify without notice or liability, any portion of this Site.
You affirm, represent, and warrant that your participation on this Site and the content you submit does not relate to pornography, illegal activities of any kind, occult, hate, or racism. You also represent and warrant that the content you submit does not violate the intellectual property rights of third parties.
COMPANY reserves the right to make the final decision regarding what is appropriate. COMPANY further reserves the right to remove content or terminate your account without prior notice for a violation of this provision.
You understand and agree to not place an unreasonable burden on the server hosting this Site or membership site, to not interfere with the running of this Site, and to not attempt unauthorized access to any portion of this Site.
You understand and agree not to provide false information about yourself, to impersonate another individual or provide misleading or false content.
You agree that any ideas, suggestions, or improvements that you provide to COMPANY about COMPANY’s products or services shall be owned by COMPANY and that COMPANY is free to include such ideas in future products without compensation to you.
This Site and/or any of COMPANY’s other Sites may link you to other sites on the Internet. These sites may contain information or material that some people may find inappropriate or offensive. These other sites are not under the control of COMPANY, and you acknowledge that COMPANY is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such sites. The inclusion of such a link does not imply endorsement of the site by or any association with its operators.
Good Samaritan Policy
It is COMPANY’s policy not to tolerate any acts of intellectual property infringement or violations of federal or state law. COMPANY reserves the right to remove, disable, or restrict access to the availability of Site Materials on the Site that, in COMPANY’s subjective view, is obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, excessively violent, harassing, or otherwise objectionable, whether or not such material is constitutionally protected. This provision does not impose upon COMPANY any contractual obligation to undertake, or refrain from undertaking, any particular course of conduct, or to monitor the Site.
If you believe someone has violated this policy, COMPANY asks you to promptly notify its Customer Service department by e-mail at email@example.com, Subject: User support. You must use this address if you want to ensure that the complaint is actually received by the appropriate party who is responsible for investigating alleged violations of this policy.
Limitation of Liability
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL COMPANY OR ITS AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEBSITE. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, COMPANY’S LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Any provision herein to the contrary notwithstanding, the maximum liability of COMPANY to any person, firm or corporation whatsoever arising out of or in the connection with any license, use or other employment of any Content delivered to You hereunder, whether such liability arises from any claim based on breach or repudiation of contract, warranty, tort or otherwise, shall in no case exceed the actual price paid to COMPANY by You for the Content whose license, use, or other employment gives rise to the liability. The essential purpose of this provision is to limit the potential liability of COMPANY arising out of this Agreement. The parties acknowledge that the limitations set forth in this Section are integral to the amount of consideration levied in connection with the Site and any services rendered hereunder and that, were COMPANY to assume any further liability other than as set forth herein, such consideration would of necessity be set substantially higher.
ALL MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE (THE “CONTENT”) ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” FOR YOUR USE. THE CONTENT IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. COMPANY AND ITS AGENTS DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT IS ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR CORRECT; THAT THIS WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE CONTENT IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS SOLELY AT YOUR RISK. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, THESE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
COMPANY ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ACCURACY, CORRECTNESS, TIMELINESS, OR CONTENT OF THE CONTENT PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OF ITS OTHER WEBSITES. YOU AGREE THAT COMPANY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR YOUR RELIANCE UPON ANY CONTENT OR RECOMMENDATIONS OR RESULTS BASED ON OR GENERATED FROM SUCH CONTENT. IN ADDITION, YOU SHOULD NOT ASSUME THAT THE CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OF COMPANY’S OTHER WEBSITES ARE CONTINUOUSLY UPDATED OR OTHERWISE CONTAIN CURRENT INFORMATION. COMPANY, LLC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR SUPPLYING CONTENT OR MATERIALS FROM ITS WEBSITES THAT HAVE BEEN PROVIDED BY OTHER USERS OF THE WEBSITES, HAVE EXPIRED, OR HAVE BEEN REMOVED.
BY USING THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OF COMPANY’S OTHER WEBSITES, YOU AGREE TO ACCEPT ALL RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH THE WEBSITE MATERIALS AND ANY RECOMMENDATIONS, RESULTS, OR REPORTS BASED ON OR GENERATED FROM SUCH WEBSITE MATERIALS. THE WEBSITE MATERIALS AND ANY RECOMMENDATIONS, RESULTS, OR REPORTS BASED ON OR GENERATED FROM SUCH WEBSITE MATERIALS ARE NOT INTENDED TO REPLACE THE CARE YOU WOULD RECEIVE FROM A PHYSICIAN OR OTHER MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL OR TO BE USED AS A MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS. ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR BEFORE BEGINNING ANY HEALTH PROGRAM, EXERCISE PROGRAM, NUTRITIONAL PROGRAM, OR ANY OTHER PROGRAM YOU LEARNED ABOUT THROUGH ANY OF THE WEBSITES OR WEBSITE MATERIALS OR BASED ON ANY RECOMMENDATIONS, RESULTS, OR REPORTS BASED ON OR GENERATED FROM SUCH WEBSITE MATERIALS. COMPANY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY INJURY THAT MAY RESULT FROM ACTIONS TAKEN OR NOT TAKEN BY YOU RELYING ON ANY OF THE WEBSITES, WEBSITE MATERIALS, OR ANY RECOMMENDATIONS, RESULTS, OR REPORTS BASED ON OR GENERATED FROM SUCH WEBSITE MATERIALS.
USER PUBLIC FORUM SUBMISSION/PARTICIPATION POLICY AND TERMS
A. General. As a service to our users, this Site, and third-party websites and services, such as Facebook, may feature message boards, chat rooms/areas, discussion forums, ratings, comments, bulletin board services, news groups, communities, and/or other message or communication facilities and other public/semi-public/private forums (collectively, “Forums”) where users with similar interests or similar experiences can share information and support one another or where users can post questions for others to answer. We may also offer online discussions moderated by various experts or other persons.
Much of the content of the Forums, including without limitation the descriptions for many Forums and the content within a specific message, comment, or posting, is provided by and is the responsibility of the third-party creator of the Forum or the person posting in that Forum. Company has no responsibility for such content and is merely providing access to such content as a service to you.
BY THEIR VERY NATURE, FORUMS MAY CARRY OFFENSIVE, HARMFUL, INACCURATE OR OTHERWISE INAPPROPRIATE MATERIAL, OR IN SOME CASES, POSTINGS THAT HAVE BEEN MISLABELED OR ARE OTHERWISE DECEPTIVE. WE EXPECT THAT YOU WILL USE CAUTION AND COMMON SENSE AND EXERCISE PROPER JUDGMENT WHEN USING DISCUSSION FORUMS.
B. Your Participation/Contribution Requires Consideration. Any information (including personally identifiable information or other personal information) that you reveal in a Forum, may, by design, be open to the public and in such case, may not a private, secure service. You should think carefully before disclosing any information in any Forum. What you have written may be seen, disclosed to or collected by third parties and may potentially be used by others in ways we are unable to control or predict, including to contact you for unauthorized purposes. By submitting communications or content to Forums, you agree that such submission is non-confidential for all purposes, unless the Company specifically notes otherwise (for example, in the rules for a particular forum).
C. Confidential Obligations: You agree that you will not upload or transmit any communications or content of any type to a Forum that infringe or violate any rights of any party. Further, you may have entered into an agreement with Company that requires you to maintain the confidentiality of certain material or information of Company. It is your obligation to confirm that any post to a Forum you make does not breach any confidentiality obligation you have. Unless a Forum specifically notes that all members of the Forum who are able to view posts are bound by confidentiality obligations, and further notes what types of information may be discussed, you may not post information which Company has required you to preserve as confidential.
D. Grant of Rights. To the extent you are the original copyright holder of any post or submission by you to a Forum and such post or submission does not contain any of the information or material of Company or other information you are required to preserve as confidential by Company, then; i) you remain owner of such post or submission to the extent you were the owner; ii) you automatically grant on behalf of yourself or otherwise warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted Company, a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, display, and/or otherwise exploit, the post, submission, communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed; and iii) you agree and warrant that Company may sublicense or assign its rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses or assigns.
E. No Obligation to Monitor. Company does not control the information delivered to the Forums, and has no obligation to monitor the Forums. However, Company reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or legal governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, for any reason whatsoever, in Company’s sole discretion.
F. No Obligation to Remove. Company is not obligated to remove any content from the Site which does not violate any civil or criminal laws and any contributions intended for display on this Site via any means, whether submitted via HTTP (web), SMTP (mail), NNTP (newsreader), or otherwise, are presumed to be contributed by the author/contributor with the intent that Company shall have an ongoing non-exclusive right to publish the contributed content for an indefinite amount of time, unless the content submitted was made under an agreement with Company with differing terms or Company has clearly only been provided limited non-exclusive publishing rights (for example, in the case of some exclusively copyrighted newsletter content). If you do not wish to have something which you submit to be published, please do not submit it.
G. No Endorsement. Company does not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any communications posted in the Forums or endorse any opinions expressed in the Forums. You acknowledge that any reliance on material posted in the Forums will be at your own risk.
H. Company’s Right to Act. If Company discovers communications that allegedly do not conform to any Terms and Conditions of this Site, Company may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and in its sole discretion whether to remove or request the removal of the communication. Company will have no liability or responsibility for the performance or nonperformance of such activities. Company reserves the right to terminate or restrict your access to any or all of the Forums at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever. You acknowledge that some Forums available through the Site are available only through the Site and others are available both through the Site and other sources, such as Usenet, over which Company has absolutely no control.
C. Independent Disputes. COMPANY has no obligation to become involved in any dispute between a user and any other person. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other COMPANY users. COMPANY reserves the right, but has no obligation to, monitor disputes between you and other members.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Arbitration of Disputes
NOTICE: BY USING THIS WEBSITE YOU ARE AGREEING TO HAVE ANY DISPUTE ARISING OUT OF THE MATTERS INCLUDED IN THIS “ARBITRATION OF DISPUTES” PROVISION DECIDED BY NEUTRAL ARBITRATION AND YOU ARE GIVING UP ANY RIGHTS YOU MIGHT POSSESS TO HAVE THE DISPUTE LITIGATED IN A COURT OR JURY TRIAL. YOU ARE GIVING UP YOUR JUDICIAL RIGHTS TO DISCOVERY AND APPEAL UNLESS THOSE RIGHTS ARE SPECIFICALLY INCLUDED IN THE “ARBITRATION OF DISPUTES” PROVISION. IF YOU REFUSE TO SUBMIT TO ARBITRATION AFTER AGREEING TO THIS PROVISION YOU MAY BE COMPELLED TO ARBITRATE ANYHOW PURSUANT TO A COURT ORDER. YOUR AGREEMENT TO THIS ARBITRATION PROVISION IS VOLUNTARY. IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO AGREE TO ARBITRATION, THEN YOU MAY NOT USE THIS WEBSITE.
(b) In the event of a dispute that proceeds to arbitration, the parties agree to split the costs charged by an arbitrator 50/50 (with each party being liable to pay half of the arbitrator’s bill for time spent on the case). The Parties shall each bear the cost of their own attorney’s fees, arbitration filing fees, and all other third party fees, except as specified herein for splitting the cost of the arbitrator’s time.
Class Action Waiver
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