Terms and Conditions
Registered users may be required to comply with further conditions as set forth below.
Free and voluntary registration with this website is required to access certain content and features. Registration provides users the ability to create a customer account, where users may be required to choose a username and password. You may not share your customer account information with any other individual or entity. You alone are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your password.
By registering with this website, you agree to abide by the Code of Conduct as set forth below. You further consent to receive e-mails and notifications in connection with this website, including, but not limited to, updates, events, and announcements.
Your Customer Account
We reserve the right to amend, terminate, modify, or otherwise disable your account at our discretion and for any reason without notice to you. As a courtesy, we may choose to notify you prior to the deletion or suspension of your customer account. This courtesy does not constitute a waiver of the above stated right and does not create any further obligation on our part to provide you with notice of changes to or termination of your account.
Code of Conduct
Our website provides features that are available to its registered users. To ensure the safety and enjoyment of registered users, we require these users to follow this code of conduct. Failure to follow the code of conduct may lead to the deletion of your customer account and the moderation or deletion of any content or text uploaded or otherwise posted by you to this website. You acknowledge that Acupuncture Media Works does not prescreen content posted by its users, but we reserve the right to moderate or remove any posts, comments, or uploaded content by you that do not comply with this code of conduct at our sole discretion.
§ Offensive and profane content. Registered users are prohibited from posting any content that is unlawful, harmful, profane, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, harmful to minors, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically, or otherwise offensive. This includes, but is not limited to, offensive images, links, or other media that contains sexually explicit or excessively violent content.
§ Harassment. Registered users are expressly prohibited from harassing or threatening other users. Harassment includes, but is not limited to: insults, defamatory statements, statement’s invasive of another’s privacy, or the transmission or sharing of any content that may cause any individual or entity to experience ridicule, threat or discomfort.
§ Username selection. You are advised against using personally identifiable information in the creation of your username. Usernames may not be based on known existing trademarks, famous individuals, or known fictional characters. Registered users may not choose a username that belongs to another user.
Members are advised to notify us in the event that another user has violated this code of conduct. Failure to enforce any part of our code of conduct does not constitute a waiver of any portion of this code of conduct.
All website content, excluding User Content, including but not limited to text, code, visual or audio media, photographs and images are either wholly owned or properly licensed by Acupuncture Media Works, its affiliates, and its third party licensors, and are protected by applicable U.S. and International laws. The unauthorized use of any website content is prohibited and may subject the infringer to civil and criminal liability to the extent possible by law.
Acupuncture Media Works’ trademarks, trade names and logos are the intellectual property of Acupuncture Media Works. All other trademarks, logos, or trade names used on this site are the property of their respective owners. Reproduction of any trademark, logo, or trade name on this website without permission from the owner is prohibited.
If you do not want to grant Acupuncture Media Works the rights as set out above, please do not submit your contribution to our website. Acupuncture Media Works reserves the right to remove any work or part of a work from the website at our sole discretion. You should keep backup copies of your work.
When you submit content, in any format, you acknowledge that you have all necessary rights, including copyright, in the material that you are contributing to Acupuncture Media Works. We are in no way accountable for false or incorrect attribution in connection with any original work.
Copyrights and Copyright Agents
Acupuncture Media Works is not liable for any copyright infringement arising from any materials posted, shared, uploaded or otherwise transmitted on this website, including advertisements, user generated content or other third party content.
We respect the intellectual property rights of others and request that our users do the same. If you believe that your copyrights are being violated by materials found on this website, please contact us. We will investigate your claims and, if appropriate, modify or remove the infringing material. We require the following information before we are able to investigate your claim:
An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright;
A description of the copyrighted work that you believe has been infringed;
A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located or identified on the website, including a verifiable link to the material;
Your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
A 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 is not a permissible “fair use” of your work; and
A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information submitted to us is accurate and that you are the owner of the copyright or authorized to act on the owner's behalf.
The above information should be provided to Acupuncture Media Works’ registered agent for notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement:
Acupuncture Media Works
1870 NE 169th St
Shoreline, WA 98155
Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
Although we seek to update and keep accurate the content contained on the website as much as possible, some errors and/or omissions may occur.
ACCORDINGLY, ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT, SERVICES, AND MATERIAL AVAILABLE ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” BASIS. TO THE FULL EXTENT APPLICABLE BY LAW, WE DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE ARE FURTHER UNABLE TO WARRANT THE NON-INFRINGEMENT OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR PROPRIETARY RIGHTS.
YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE IS DONE SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. ACUPUNCTURE MEDIA WORKS DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT SERVICE THROUGH THIS WEBSITE WILL BE TIMELY, SECURE, UNINTERRUPTED, OR DEFECT-FREE. INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON AND WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THE ACCURACY OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL FOUND ON THIS WEBSITE.
IN NO EVENT WILL ACUPUNCTURE MEDIA WORKS (INCLUDING ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS) NOR ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, LOSS OF USE OR LOSS OF DATA, OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF USE OF THIS WEBSITE.
Acupuncture Media Works from time-to-time sends out marketing and solicitation emails to all users. By signing up, creating an account and placing an order, you give us the right to send you any and all emails. You as the user can at any time unsubscribe from the emails by clicking on the “unsubscribe” button below the said email or by telling us directly by fax or email.
Dispute Resolution Policy
You agree to follow our dispute resolution policy as set forth below in connection with any potential claims or disputes arising from your use of this website:
§ Informal Negotiations. Parties to a dispute concerning this Agreement or the use of this website will attempt to informally negotiate settlement or resolution of the dispute.
§ Online Arbitration. If informal negotiations are unsuccessful, the Parties agree to follow the American Arbitration Association’s online arbitration procedures to resolve the dispute.
§ Binding Arbitration. If online arbitration is unsuccessful or unavailable to the Parties for any reason, the Parties agree to submit to binding arbitration in the jurisdiction of the state of Washington.
§ Domicile of this Website. This website is controlled, owned, and operated in the state of Washington. If you access this website from any other location in the world, you do so at your own risk. You alone are responsible for the compliance of your own jurisdiction’s laws and regulations.
§ Severability. If any portion of these Terms & Conditions is found invalid by any competent Court of Law, the invalidity will not affect other provisions or applications of these Terms & Conditions that can be given effect without the invalid portion.
Last updated June 22, 2010.