Terms and Conditions
1. Statement of Intellectual Property and Copyright
Content, materials, and corresponding mobile applications on this website are either: a) fully owned by this website, and/or b) fully owned by the content providers which license their content, material and mobile applications to us, and/or c) in the public domain, or licensed under a creative commons license*. All content – and the specific way in which it has been gathered, displayed, and presented on this website – is protected by United States and international copyright laws and treaties.
This website, and/or the content providers which license their content to us, holds all title and intellectual property rights of all content herein, including, but not limited to: text, illustrations, design, graphics, logos, pdfs, and any other materials downloaded or otherwise received. Any publication, replication, broadcasting, distribution, transmission, modification, reproduction, or any other unauthorized usage outside of these Terms and Conditions without the prior written consent of this website or its content providers, is inadmissible, and strictly prohibited.
*Public Domain and Creative Commons Licensed Content
On occasion, Sympathink.com may use content that is in the public domain, or that has a Creative Commons License. Content in the public domain means the copyright is either inapplicable, has expired, or has been forfeited. Creative commons licenses are used in cases where the creator may wish to share their copyrighted content under specific conditions and guidelines. To determine how Creative Commons licensed content can be used, and how it should be attributed, consult the Creative Commons website.
2. Prohibited uses
Users will not use this website in any manner which violates any local, federal, or international law, or give an inaccurate account of the relationship between themselves and Sympathink.com or its content providers. Web scraping, hotlinking, automated viewing, recording or downloading by bots or any other means is strictly prohibited.
3. Liability and Usage Disclaimer
This website provides the service of researching, reviewing, and offering general content to its readers, and shall not be used as a substitute for professional advice. All attempts at accuracy and comprehensiveness have been made, however, this document explicity disclaims: any commitment on the Sympathink.com’s part for updating content or materials, any liability or responsibility for outdated material, and any deficiencies in accuracy, availability, or efficacy. This website contains no stated nor implicit warranty or guarantee of any kind including – but not limited to – quality, or the ability or capacity of any product or service to perform as intended.
The user agrees to utilize and view the content on Sympathink.com only for their own non-commercial, personal use, and acknowledges that it is: a) intended for information purposes only, b) general in nature, and c) does not contain professional or medical advice. This disclaimer indisputably releases the website of any and all responsibility related to the information it has provided. This website is further disclaimed from any liability for damages concerning any third party that may, or may not, have used information on this website, regardless of how claims are advanced.
This website is not a manufacturer, advertiser, distributor or seller of any product or service, and it disclaims that it will be completely free from any errors, incompleteness, outdated information, or other discrepancies.
Any activity or discourse pertaining to Sympathink.com’s brand or website outside the control of its website and domain – i.e. social media, blogs, etc. – is not Sympathink.com’s responsibility.
This website and its content does not address or diagnose medical conditions, nor should it be used to replace professional medical advice from a physician.
Sympathink.com and the content herein, is not responsible or liable in any way to the user. If the user cannot agree to the Terms and Conditions or Privacy Statement, or is not satisfied with the content provided on the website, the user agrees to not use, or to stop using, the website.
4. Amazon Associates Affiliate Disclosure
Sympathink.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com, Amazon.ca and Amazon.co.uk.
Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.
We retain a strict policy on editorial independence during our writing and research process, please see our affiliate disclosure page for more information.
5. Third-Party Autonomy
Sympathink.com is not affiliated with, nor does it endorse, any websites that it links to, or any sites that link to it. Linking done on Sympathink.com’s part to other websites does not indicate endorsement of those websites. The user agrees to assume all risk in regard to using any linked sites, as Sympathink.com is independent of them, and has no control in regard to the content or materials contained therein.
6. Class Action Waiver
The user agrees that any legal claims against the website must be on an individual basis whether it be in arbitration or in court, and will not join in any consolidated claims or act as a plaintiff or class member in any class action.
7. Terms and Conditions Updates Statements
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This document was last updated on May 2, 2017