Terms & Conditions
By accessing or using this website (the “Website”) provided by Choose Honesty, LLC (“Choose Honesty”), you agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions of use. If you do not agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions, please do not access or use this Website. If you are using this Website on behalf of an entity, by your use, that entity accepts these Terms and Conditions and you warrant that you are authorized to accept them on behalf of that entity. These Terms and Conditions are effective as of the date you use this Website and, each time you use this Website, you agree to abide by them as of the date of your use.
Intellectual Property Rights
All copyrightable content or material, including but not limited to, text, audio, video, graphics, charts, photographs, content, material, icons, and other media contained or available on this Website, and the design, selection and arrangement of the content and material of this Website are the intellectual property of Choose Honesty or its licensors, exclusively, and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. You agree not to use, reproduce, distribute, republish, modify, license, sell, distribute, or create derivative works of such content or material, or portions thereof, without prior written permission of Choose Honesty or the owner thereof.
The mark “Choose Honesty” is the exclusive trademark property of Choose Honesty. You agree not to make commercial use of the Choose Honesty trademark, or any mark similar thereto or derivative thereof, without prior the written permission of Choose Honesty.
Any unauthorized use of any trademarks, trade dress, copyright, or any other intellectual property belonging to Choose Honesty or any third-party is strictly prohibited to the fullest extent of the law. The Website may also contain references to third-party trademarks and/or copies of third-party copyrighted materials, which are the property of their respective owners.
Choose Honesty does not warrant the accuracy, currency, completeness or reliability of any advice, opinions, statements, posts, information, data, material, or content (collectively, “Content”) displayed on, or distributed through, this Website. The Content set forth in this Website may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors. You acknowledge that any reliance on such Content is at your sole risk. Choose Honesty does not provide any warranty, representation or user assurance as to the completeness or accuracy of data downloaded or information obtained from or available on this Website; nor that your use of this Website, the results you may obtain by using this Website, or the Content downloaded or otherwise obtained from this Website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, error free, without delays, without viruses or other harmful components, or will meet any user's requirement. Choose Honesty is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any users of the Website. Choose Honesty assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communication line failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of Content on this Website. Choose Honesty is not responsible for any technical problems or the malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, email programs, or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at the Website or a combination thereof, including injury or damage to users and/or members or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in connection with the Internet and/or the Website.
YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THIS WEBSITE AND THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS.” WHERE PERMITTED BY LAW, CHOOSE HONESTY SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
CONTENT POSTED BY USERS
By posting any information Content to the Website, you grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Choose Honesty an irrevocable, sub-licensable, perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, without any form of compensation to you, license to use, copy, perform, publish, display, reproduce, adapt, modify, distribute, and make derivatives of such Content, for any purposes whatsoever (including advertising, promotion, or marketing of Choose Honesty and its products and services), in any and all media now known or hereafter devised. You further represent and warrant that the posting of Content to the Website by you, or the posting by Choose Honesty of Content submitted by you will not infringe on or violate the rights (including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, and rights of privacy and publicity) of any third-party.
You are solely responsible for the Content that you publish, post, or display on the Website or that you transmit to other users of the Website. You agree not to post on the Website, or transmit to other users, any Content that is false, misleading, defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, profane, offensive, sexually oriented, threatening, harassing, offensive, illegal, or that infringes or violates any third-party’s rights (including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, and rights of privacy and publicity), including but not limited to, Content that:
(a) Is patently offensive to the online community, such as Content that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
(b) Harasses or advocates harassment of another person or violates the rights of privacy or publicity of another person;
(c) Promotes information that is false, misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
(d) Promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person’s copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated images, audio or video, or links to pirated images, audio or video files;
(e) Contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
(f) Provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under the age of 18;
(g) Provides instructional information about creating computer viruses;
(h) Solicits passwords or personally identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users; and
(i) Engages in commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes.
You understand and agree that Choose Honesty may investigate, block, delete (in whole or in part), and/or take appropriate legal action with respect to any Content that, in Choose Honesty’s sole discretion, violates these Terms and Conditions.
Limitation of Damages
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL CHOOSE HONESTY BE LIABLE FOR SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR TORT DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF BUSINESS ARISING FROM, RELATED TO, OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, OR ANY DECISION OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE UPON, THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR FUNCTIONS OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED IN TORT, CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF CHOOSE HONESTY KNOWS OF OR HAS BEEN EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
THE TOTAL LIABILITY OF CHOOSE HONESTY FOR ANY CLAIM MADE UNDER THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR ARISING FROM, RELATED TO, OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING THOSE RELATING TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES, IS LIMITED TO ANY AMOUNT YOU PAID TO USE THE SERVICES ON THIS WEBSITE.
Indemnification and Release
You (and any other person or entity on behalf of whom you are using this Website) and release Choose Honesty from any and all claims, demands, debts, obligations, damages (actual or consequential), costs, reasonable attorney’s fees, and expenses of any kind or nature whatsoever, whether known or unknown, disclosed or undisclosed, that you may have against Choose Honesty in any way arising from, related to, or connected with your use of the Website. You further agree to indemnify and hold harmless Choose Honesty from any claims, demands, debts, obligations, damages, lawsuits, proceedings, expenses, judgments, costs, reasonable attorney’s fees, and expenses of any kind or nature whatsoever, raised or sought by third-parties against Choose Honesty arising from, related to, or connected with your use of the Website or your violation of these Terms and Conditions.
In the event that this Website provides links to other websites, if you use those websites, you will leave this Website. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk. In addition, third-party sites may be linked to this Website, with or without our consent. Choose Honesty makes no warranty or representation regarding, does not endorse, and does not accept any responsibility for, any websites linked to or from this Website or the information appearing thereon or any of the products or services described thereon. Links do not imply that Choose Honesty endorses, sponsors, or is affiliated or associated with, the owner of the linked-to websites or that Choose Honesty is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyrighted material displayed in or accessible through the links, or that any linked-to site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyrighted material of Choose Honesty.
If you operate another website and are interested in linking to our Website, you agree to be bound by the following rules: (i) the link must be a text-only link clearly marked; (ii) the link must “point” to the URL “www.drcortney.com” and not to any other pages; (iii) the link, and use thereof, must be in connection with a website of appropriate subject matter which furthers the mission of Choose Honesty; (iv) the link, and use thereof, may not be such that may damage or dilute the goodwill associated with Choose Honesty's names and marks; (v) the link, and use thereof, may not create the false appearance that an entity other than Choose Honesty is associated with or sponsored by Choose Honesty; (vi) the link, when activated by a user, must display this site full-screen and not with a “frame” on the linked website; and (vii) Choose Honesty reserves the right to revoke consent to the link at any time in its sole discretion, either by amending these Terms and Conditions of use or through other notice.
D.M.C.A. COPYRIGHT TAKEDOWN NOTICES
Choose Honesty respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement according to the process set out in the U.S. Digital Millennium Copyright Act. If you have a good faith belief that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, you can submit a notice of claimed infringement to Choose Honesty’s designated agent by at CortneyWarren@ChooseHonesty.com or by mail at 4044 N Lincoln Ave Unit 319, Chicago, IL 60618
The notice must contain, at least, the following information:
(a) An identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed.
(b) An Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and information reasonably sufficient to permit Choose Honesty to locate the material.
(c) Information reasonably sufficient to permit Choose Honesty to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an email address.
(d) An express statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner.
(e) An express statement that the information in the notice is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright that you claim is being infringed upon.
(f) A physical or electronic signature (i.e., /s/NAME) of the owner or person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright that you claim is being infringed upon.
The Content contained in this Website is provided for educational purposes. The Content is reflected as of the date of original publication and is subject to change at any time. This Content should not be construed as professional medical or financial advice and is not intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical or financial advice. You assume full responsibility for how you choose to use the Content of this Website.
Always seek the advice of your healthcare provider for any questions, treatment, or issues regarding your health or medical condition. Nothing contained on this Website is intended to be used for medical diagnosis or treatment. Additionally, always seek the advice of an independent financial professional before making any financial decisions or acting upon any financially-related Content contained on this Website.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to its conflicts of law provisions. These Terms and Conditions of use constitute the entire agreement between Choose Honesty and you with respect to your use of this Website. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, you agree that these Terms and Conditions of use and any other documentation may be provided to you electronically. Any claim you may have with respect to your use of this Website must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. You agree that any claims arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions or your use of this Website will be litigated exclusively in the federal or state courts of Cook County, Illinois, USA, and you consent to personal jurisdiction in those courts and to waive a trial by jury. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is deemed to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to affect the intent of these Terms and Conditions, and the remainder shall continue in full force and effect.
Content displayed on this Website is subject to modification without notice. Choose Honesty reserves the right to modify this Website without any obligation to notify past, current or prospective users. Choose Honesty may also terminate, suspend or discontinue any aspect of this Website, including your use thereof or the availability of any features of the Website, at any time. Choose Honesty may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts of or the entire Website without notice or liability.
All references to Choose Honesty in these Terms and Conditions means Choose Honestly, LLC and any of its parents, subsidiaries or affiliated entities, and their respective members, managers, partners, shareholders, officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents.