Terms and Conditions
Use of This Domain
Acceptance of Terms
By using any of the Abundant Life
Ministries (ALM) websites, domains, or email address (including, but
not limited to the following: TheHerbDoc.com,
WV8DOC.com, or any of our
email addresses, blogs, forums, or any other electronic presence on either
public or private domains) in any way (including any email or instant
messages) (“The Domain”) you are agreeing to comply with these terms,
which we may update without notice. You are encouraged to review these
must be legally competent to enter a binding agreement.
Your access to, and use of, this group
of web sites (the “Sites”) is conditioned on acceptance of the terms and
conditions set forth herein. Read these terms before using the Sites. By
accessing, using, viewing, browsing, etc. the Sites,
or by sending email or instant message to any address in any of these
domains, you agree to these terms.
If you do not agree to these terms, do not access the Sites in any way.
This computer system is private
property, and any unauthorized use is prohibited by law.
Operation of a spider or any other software, hardware, and/or scripts for
the purpose of collecting and/or harvesting email addresses or our
visitors’ personal information is strictly forbidden. Violators may be
subject to a fine of up to Five Hundred Dollars U.S. (US$500.00) for
each file request made for these purposes.
TheHerbDoc™ caricature of Dr. Sawyer,
the stylized naturopathic caduceus, and the term “The Herb Doc” in any of
their forms are the copyrighted Trademarks of Abundant Life Herb Shop. All
other brands and names are property of their respective owners.
The materials (including but not
limited to the text, information, data, images, audio, video, computer
programs and/or anything else found at the Sites) (the “Materials”) on the
Sites are provided by ALM as a service to the public, our distributors,
and our customers, and may be used for informational purposes only. Single
copies may be downloaded subject to the provisions below.
All Materials (as defined above) are
Copyright © 1994-2013 Abundant Life Herb Shop. All rights reserved.. Refer to “Ownership
of Materials” below. Product descriptions and images are the property
of their respective manufacturers. Additional information is copyrighted
by The Center for Building Better Health Naturally. Except as otherwise
stated, all copyrighted materials belonging to other parties are
reproduced on this website under license or with the permission of the
In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C., Section 107, some
material on this web site is provided without permission from the
copyright owner, only for purposes of criticism, comment, news reporting,
teaching, scholarship, and research under the “fair use” provisions of
federal copyright laws. These materials may not be distributed further,
except for “fair use” non-profit educational purposes, without permission
of the copyright owner.
The Materials at the Sites are
copyrighted and any unauthorized use of any of the Materials at the Sites
may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You may not copy,
reproduce, modify, publish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute in any
way the Materials except that you may download one copy of the Materials
to a single computer for your personal, non-commercial internal use only
unless specifically licensed to do otherwise by ALM in writing or as
allowed by any license terms which accompany or are provided with
individual pieces of information and/or works of authorship.
You may not remove any copyright or
other proprietary notices from the Material. You agree to prevent any
unauthorized copying of the Materials.
Materials are copyrighted and are
protected by worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. They may not
be copied, reproduced, modified, published, uploaded, posted, transmitted,
or distributed in any way without ALM’s prior written permission. Except
as expressly provided herein, ALM does not grant any express or implied
right to you under any patents, copyrights, trademarks, or trade secret
ALM may terminate this license at any
time. Upon termination, you will immediately destroy the Materials.
THE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”
WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OF ANY KIND INCLUDING WARRANTIES
OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT OF ALM’S INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, OR
FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL ALM OR ITS OFFICERS,
EMPLOYEES, SUPPLIERS, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER
(INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS
INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF INFORMATION) ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY
TO USE THE MATERIALS, EVEN IF ALM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF
SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS PROHIBIT THE EXCLUSION OR
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE
LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
ALM does not warrant the accuracy or
completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items
contained within the Materials. ALM may make changes to these Materials,
or to the products described therein, at any time without notice.
Statements made about dietary supplement products have not been evaluated
by either the Food and Drug Administration or American Medical
Association. Dietary supplements are not intended to treat, diagnose,
mitigate, or prevent diseases or their symptoms. If you have a specific
health concern you are advised to seek the advise of a competent health
care professional. ALM makes no commitment to update the Materials.
ALM also assumes no responsibility, and
shall not be liable for any damages to, or viruses that may infect, your
computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of,
or browsing in the Sites (including any bulletin board) or your
downloading of any Materials from the Sites.
Please read our
ALM does not want you to send to it any
confidential or proprietary information through the Sites or through email
addressed to any email address within the Domain or as listed above.
Any unsolicited material or messages posted,
files uploaded, data input, or any other form of communication or
information you transmit or post to these Sites or The Domain, including
all email or instant messages addressed to any email address within The
Domain or as listed above (“Communications”), will be considered
non-confidential and non-proprietary, and becomes the property of Abundant
Life Herb Shop. ALM will have no obligations with respect to
the Communications. ALM will be free to copy, disclose, distribute,
incorporate and otherwise use the Communications and all data, images,
sounds, text, and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial
or non-commercial purposes. By transmitting Communications to the Sites,
you hereby grant to ALM a perpetual, worldwide, irrevocable, unrestricted,
non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, copy, license, sublicense,
adapt, distribute, display, publicly perform, reproduce, transmit, modify,
edit, sell, and otherwise exploit such Communications, in all media now
known or hereafter developed. You hereby waive all rights to any claim
against ALM of any alleged or actual infringements of any proprietary
rights, rights of privacy and publicity, moral rights, and rights of
attribution in connection with such Communications.
You are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or
from the Sites or Domain any material that:
restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Sites,
unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar,
offensive, pornographic, profane, sexually explicit, or indecent,
(c) constitutes or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal
offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate law,
violate, plagiarize or infringe the rights of third parties including,
without imitation, copyright, trademark or patent rights, rights of
privacy or publicity, or any other proprietary right,
a virus or other harmful component,
any information, software or other material of a commercial nature,
advertising of any kind, or
(h) constitutes or contains false or misleading indications of origin or
statements of fact.
Boards/Chat Rooms/Discussion Groups
ALM may, but is not obligated to,
monitor or review any areas either on or related to the Sites where users
transmit or post Communications or communicate solely with each other,
including but not limited to chat rooms, bulletin boards, eGroups, or
other user forums, and the content of any such Communications. ALM,
however, will have no liability related to the content of any such
Communications, whether or not arising under the laws of copyright, libel,
privacy, obscenity, or otherwise.
To Other Web Sites
Any linked sites are not under the
control of ALM and ALM is not responsible for the content of any linked
site or any link contained in a linked site. ALM reserves the right to
terminate any link or linking program at any time. ALM does not endorse
companies or products to which it links and reserves the right to note as
such on its web pages. If you decide to access any of the third party
sites linked to the Sites, you do this entirely at your own risk.
E-Mail and Instant Messages
Presence of email addresses on this site does
not invite unsolicited commercial email (UCE or SPAM), which
constitutes a Federal Crime of theft of our computing resources. All
information in any unsolicited commercial email or instant messages that
are sent to any of our email addresses or instant messaging IDs
permanently and irrevocably becomes the property of ALM.
By accessing this website in any way,
or by sending email or instant messages to any address at any of our
domains, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
The Sites are controlled by ALM from
its offices within the state of West Virginia in the United States of
America. ALM makes no representation that Materials in the Sites are
appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to them
from territories where their content is illegal is prohibited. Those who
choose to access the Sites from other locations do so on their own
initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
You may not use or export the Materials in violation of U.S. export laws
and regulations. Any claim relating to the Materials shall be governed by
the internal substantive laws of the State of West Virginia. Sole and
exclusive jurisdiction for any action or proceeding arising out of or
related to this agreement shall be an appropriate state or federal court
located in the state of West Virginia.
Our websites operate on computer
systems that are located in West Virginia and New York, and are therefore
subject to the laws of those two states.
West Virginia Code 46A-6G
imposes “Limitations on unauthorized electronic mail: ... No person may
initiate the transmission of an unauthorized electronic mail message … or
a bulk electronic mail message from a computer located in the state of
West Virginia or to an electronic mail address that the sender knows, or
has reason to know, is held by a West Virginia resident …
a minimum damage assessment of one thousand dollars
may be recovered for violations of this article. Punitive
damages may be awarded for the willful failure to cease initiating
unauthorized bulk electronic mail messages. Court costs and reasonable
attorney fees may be awarded for violations of this article.”
ALM may revise these Terms and
Conditions for use at any time by updating the Terms and Conditions for
Use of This Web Site’s web page(s). You should visit this page from time
to time to review the then-current terms and conditions for use because
they are binding on you. Certain provisions of these terms and
conditions may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or
terms located on particular pages at the Sites.