Terms & Conditions

This site and related services are provided subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set forth below. Please read the following information carefully. Your continued use of this site will indicate your agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth below. If you do not agree to be bound by the terms and conditions, promptly exit this site.

This website is owned and operated by the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, Inc. (APM), a 501(c)(6) organization incorporated in 1971 in the State of New York.

A. Restrictions on Use

All pages within this website and any material made available for download (collectively the Site) are the property of the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (“APM”) and/or its affiliates. APM provides the information contained in the Site as an educational service. The Site is protected by federal and international copyright and trademark laws. No portion of the materials on these pages may be reprinted, republished, modified, or distributed in any form without the express written permission of APM.

All documents and information contained in the APM website are the property of APM. You may download material from the Site for your own personal use or the internal use of your business. No other use, including reproduction, retransmission or editing of the information, may be made without prior written permission of APM. You shall keep intact any proprietary notices, including copyright notices, contained on any downloaded materials and shall comply with any applicable end user license agreements.

Any rights not expressly granted by these Terms and Conditions or any applicable end user license agreements are reserved by APM.

B. Trademark Notice

APM and the APM logo are trademarks and service marks of APM. All other trademarks, service marks and logos used in this Site are the trademarks, service marks or logos of their respective owners.

C. Warranty Disclaimer

This site, including any content or information contained within it or any site-related service, is provided “as is,” with all faults, with no representations or warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a purpose, and noninfringement. You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of this site, site-related services, and hyperlinked websites.

APM, its affiliates and its sponsors are neither responsible nor liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive, or other damages arising out of or relating in any way to the site, site-related services, content or information contained within the site, and/or any hyperlinked website. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the site, site-related services, and/or hyperlinked websites is to stop using the site and/or those services.

Although APM attempts to ensure the integrity and accurateness of the Site, it makes no guarantees whatsoever as to the correctness or accuracy of the Site. It is possible that the Site could include inaccuracies or errors, and that unauthorized additions, deletions and alterations could be made to the Site by third parties. If an inaccuracy arises, please inform APM so that it can be corrected. Information contained on the Site may be changed or updated without notice.

D. Choice of Law and Venue

These Terms and Conditions are entered into in the State of Maryland and shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Maryland, exclusive of its choice of law rules. Each party to these Terms and Conditions submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in the County of Montgomery in the State of Maryland, and waives any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. In any action to enforce these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party will be entitled to costs and attorney’s fees. If any of the Terms and Conditions are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms and Conditions shall otherwise remain in full force and effect.

E. Entire Agreement

These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between APM and you pertaining to the subject matter hereof. In its sole discretion, APM may modify these Terms and Conditions by posting the revised version on this Site.

F. No Unlawful or Prohibited Purpose

As a condition of your use of this Site, you warrant to APM that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions.

G. Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless APM and its officers, employees, and authorized successors in interest from and against any claim, action, proceeding, liability, loss, damage, cost, or expense, including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees as provided herein, arising out of any claim relating to your use of the APM website, by paying all amounts that a court finally awards or that you agree to in settlement of such claims.

H. Privacy Policy

Please read APM’s separate website Privacy Policy here.

I. Cookies

APM uses cookies on our website to capture a variety of information about page visits. Most of the time, this information is anonymous and APM uses this information only internally – to deliver the most effective content to our visitors. Information from the cookies is used to gauge page popularity, analyze traffic patterns on our site, and guide development of improvements to our site.

For members to access the members-only pages of the site, cookies are required and cannot be avoided if APM is to accurately and correctly deliver secure pages to members. These cookies will contain limited information about you necessary to validate your access to our secure pages. We provide to members the option of keeping cookies extant for 14 days to facilitate easy access to our secure pages. The cookie will expire after this time and will need to be renewed.

APM does not require that you accept cookies, however, some functionality on our website, our product or service check-out process, and products and services may be disabled if you decline to accept cookies. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You may also change your cookie settings through preferences options in our products and/or services, where applicable. If you choose to email us and provide personally identifiable information about yourself, APM will use this information only to respond to your inquiry. APM will not sell, rent, or otherwise disclose that information to third parties unless such disclosure is necessary for the purposes set forth in this Policy, by law, or a policy or notice contained or associated with a specific APM product or service.

J. Links to third party websites

The Academy website may provide links (including any link through an online banner advertisement) to other sites on the Internet for your convenience. These other sites are maintained by third parties over which the Academy exercises no control. The appearance of any such third-party links is not intended to endorse any company or product. If you decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to the Academy website, you do so entirely at your own risk. The Academy shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any kind incurred because of the presence of such advertisements on the Academy website. Further, the Academy shall not be responsible or liable for the statements or conduct of any third-party advertisers appearing on the Academy website. You shall be solely responsible for any correspondence or transactions you have with any third-party advertisers.

K. Entire Agreement

This License constitutes the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter thereto. Only a writing that refers to this License and is signed by both parties may amend this License.

For questions about this policy, please contact us at info@apm.org.