Terms of Use

Askanaddict.com Terms of Use


By accessing and using the Askanaddict.com web site (the “Site”), you agree to follow and be bound by these terms of use (the “Terms of Use”). In these Terms of Use, the words “you” and “your” refer to each user, guest, and visitor of the Site. The words “we”, “us”, and “our” refers to Askanaddict.com and its legal owners, officers, employees, agents, and representatives.

It is your responsibility to review these Terms of Use periodically, as we may revise these Terms of Use at any time without notice to you. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, please do not use this Site

1. Purpose of Site. The Site is intended to provide a social networking site for addicts and people affected by addicts to come together for support and to share information. The Site is not intended to offer medical advice or addiction counseling. Nor is it intended to endorse or recommend treatments or therapies for addictions or addictive behavior. This Site does not endorse, recommend, or otherwise guaranty that any information or advice provided in this Site or offered by users of this Site is correct, accurate, or effective. Use of the Site is at the risk of the user.

2. Privacy Policy. Askanaddict.com uses its best efforts to protect the privacy of members and users of the Site. Members are asked to provide a user name and password of their own choosing, and users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their passwords. We shall not be responsible for unauthorized use of your user name or password. Any disclosure of personal or private information on the Site by a member or user is made at such user’s own risk, and we cannot guaranty the privacy of any such user disclosures. We will not disclose member information to any other person unless required to do so by applicable law.

3. Links to Other Sites. This Site may contain links to other web sites unaffiliated with Askanaddict.com. Links to other web sites are provided merely as a convenience to our users, and our providing any such link does not imply our recommendation or endorsement of any such linked web site. Use of linked web sites is at the user’s own risk, and Askanaddict.com does not endorse or accept responsibility for the content, quality, products or services offered through such linked web sites.

4. Reviews, Comments, Contributions to the Site. At various locations throughout the Site, members and users of the Site may be encouraged to post comments, experiences, opinions, and testimonials (“User Content”). Askanadict.com is not the author or publisher of such User Content. While we do not screen User Content before posting or otherwise review or approve User Content, we reserve the right to edit or delete any User Content we find to be offensive, inappropriate or otherwise in violation of these Terms of Use. Use of any membership in Askanaddict.com or otherwise posting User Content for any illegal purpose or activity is a violation of these Terms of Use.

5. Intellectual Property Rights. All right, title and interest in the material provided on this Site by Askanaddict.com, including (but not limited to) information, logos, graphics, and images (the “Materials”), are owned either by us or by our authors, vendors or other contract providers. Askanaddict.com hereby grants you permission to download, view, copy and print the Materials on any single, stand-alone computer solely for your personal, informational and non-commercial use; provided, that:
(i) any applicable copyright or trademark notice or designation accompanies such download or copying; and
(ii) the Materials are not modified in any way. Any unauthorized use of any of the Materials may violate applicable copyright, trademark or privacy laws and regulations.

6. Indemnification of Askanaddict.com. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Askanaddict.com, its owners, officers, agents, and representatives, from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses or expenses (including reasonable attorney fees) arising out of or in any way connected with your access and use of the Site.

7. Inappropriate User Content. When accessing or using the Site, you agree not to upload, download, display, transmit or otherwise publish any User Content that:
(i) advocates or encourages any behavior that is criminal in nature or that would otherwise violate the any applicable laws, rules or regulations;
(ii) advertises the sale of any product or service;
(iii) solicits funding for any political or other cause or purpose;
(iv) is considered by Askanaddict.com to be defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive or threatening.

8. Governing Law. By using this Site, you expressly agree that your rights and obligations shall be governed by and interpreted under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, USA. In the event any legal proceeding arises from your use of this Site, you agree that such action or proceeding shall be brought in and only in the courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and agree that venue is proper and convenient for any such action or proceeding.

Disclaimer: The information provided on this web site is not intended to be medical advice or addiction counseling; rather, it is provided solely as information of a general nature relating to addictions and people affected by addictions. Please note that your access to, and use of, Askanaddict.com is subject to additional terms and conditions. Click here for terms and conditions for the use of this web site.
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