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Terms of Use

The blog and the other resources (Services) on this website are provided by Unified Community Solutions (UCS), subject to the terms and conditions of use outlined below. Please read them carefully before accessing or using any material on the website. By accessing, creating, or contributing to the blog or to any other channel of communication on this website, you are agreeing to abide by these terms. Accessing the website and participating in any form of communication maintained on the site indicates acknowledgement that you have read and agreed to these Terms of Use and Service.

If you or someone you know is at risk of suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or see the Need Help? page. This website is not designed to provide individual responses or direct assistance to people who are at risk of suicide.

UCS does not assume any responsibility for content provided by third parties or other providers. UCS does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of or otherwise endorse information provided by any organization or individual on this site. Although UCS retains full right and privilege to delete and/or remove any statement(s) or posting(s) that violate the Terms of Use and Service, UCS assumes no responsibility for the failure to remove or for delay in removing material that violates the Terms of Use and Service.UCS has the right to change, at any time and at its sole discretion, the Terms of Use and Service. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms. Your continued use of the Services constitutes your agreement to all such terms.All users are required to provide a valid email address where they can be contacted.

Posting and Commenting: These rules are designed to keep discussions on topic and to discourage disrespectful comments. The website is intended to help people learn about and share information related to suicide prevention and suicide bereavement support. It is also may be visited by people who are at risk of suicide, bereaved people, and others who have an interest in suicide bereavement or suicide prevention. We want everyone to have an informative, useful, and safe experience when they are here. Information posted or emailed to the website should be considered public. By using the website, you agree that you will not post or download any of the following material on the site or its internet mailing lists, bulletin boards, or other forums:

  • Material that infringes on the copyright of another person (plagiarism, or passing off other peoples’ material as your own) or copyright material not referenced or acknowledged
  • Unauthorized posting of personal information of other users (name, address, phone number, email, etc.)
  • Material that contains vulgar, obscene, or indecent language or images
  • Material which defames, abuses, or threatens others
  • Statements that are bigoted, hateful, or offensive
  • Material that advocates illegal activity or discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit them
  • “Flaming”: There is a difference between voicing a legitimate concern or grievance and simply badmouthing or some other form of written abuse of a person, organization, product, or service (the former is allowed, but the latter is not)
  • Material that creates a false identity for the purpose of misleading others
  • Advertising or other form of commercial solicitation
  • Files that contain viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer or property of another
  • Material that restricts or inhibits any other user from using and enjoying the Service

Ownership of Content: By posting content to the website, you warrant and represent that you either own or otherwise control all of the rights to that content, including without limitation all of the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input, or submit the content — or that your use of the content is a protected fair use. You agree that you will not knowingly and with intent to defraud provide material containing misleading or false information. You represent and warrant also that the content you supply does not violate these Terms of Use and Service.By submitting content to the website, you automatically grant or warrant that the owner of such content has expressly granted other users of the website the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive permission and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, or distribute the content, in whole or in part, worldwide or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed, for the full term of any copyright that exists in such content. You also permit any other user to access, view, store, or reproduce the content for that user’s personal use. UCS is not responsible for the republishing by others of content found on this website or on any other websites or media hyperlinked from this website.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability: This site is provided on an “as-is” basis. UCS makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the site’s operation or the information, Content or materials included on this site.There are no warranties, expressed or implied, including but not limited to any implied warranties of merchantibility or fitness for a particular purpose. In no event will UCS be responsible for any damages, including but not limited to special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages that may be incurred or experienced on account of participating in the service or entering into or relying on these Terms of Use and Service.In consideration of your use of this website, you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold UCS and any applicable governing board, officers, employees, and agents harmless from and against any costs and expenses, including interest, penalties, and reasonable attorneys’ fees, which arise from any claim, suit, or proceeding made or brought against you or UCS, arising out of or involving your use of the website.

Privacy: UCS does not share personal information from users of this website with any third party. We use information from your visit for only two purposes:

  • To analyze site performance through the use of cookies (you can turn off cookies at any time by modifying your internet browser settings).
  • To contact you via the email you used to access the blog. You can opt out (cancel) email from UCS at any time through a link that is supplied in every email.

If you would like to provide feedback about the website or any of its content or if you have a question, concern, or complaint, please contact UCS.


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