Terms of Use and Service


Suicide Awareness Voices of Education (“SAVE”) provides this blog and the other resources on this website (“Services”) subject to the terms and conditions of use (“Terms”) contained herein. By accessing, creating or contributing to the blog or any other pages hosted on this website, and in consideration for the Services we provide to you, you agree to abide by these terms. Please read them carefully before accessing or using the Services. As stated in the email you received when requesting an account, accessing the site and establishing a new password indicates acknowledgement that you have read and agreed to these Terms of Use and Service.

 

SAVE does not assume any responsibility for content provided by third parties or other providers. SAVE does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of or otherwise endorse information provided by any organization or individual in this blog. Although SAVE retains full right and privilege to delete and/or remove any statement(s) or posting(s) that violate the Terms of Use and Service, SAVE assumes no responsibility for the failure to remove or for delay in removing material that violates the Terms of Use and Service.

 

SAVE has the right to change, at any time and at its sole discretion, the terms under which these Services are offered. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms. Your continued use of the Services constitutes your agreement to all such terms.

 

Editorial Guidelines

SAVE’s decisions about comments on this blog are informed by, among others, the Suicide Prevention and Resource Center’s SPRC “Safe and Effective Messaging for Suicide Prevention” which offers evidence-based recommendations for creating safe and effective messages in communications about suicide prevention, including a list of do’s and don’ts that can be used to assess the appropriateness and safety of message content. Please refer to the SPRC document for further information.

 

All users are required to provide a valid email address where they can be contacted.

 

Rules for Comments

These rules are designed to keep discussions on topic and to discourage disrespectful comments. The blog is intended to help all types of caregivers learns about and share information related to suicide bereavement support. It is also visited by bereaved people themselves and others who have an interest in suicide bereavement. We want everyone to have a helpful and safe experience when they are here.

 

Information posted or emailed through this service (“Content”) should be considered public. By using this Service, you agree that you will not post or download any of the following material on this Service or its internet mailing lists, bulletin boards or other forums (“Postings”):

  • 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 any blog, you warrant and represent that you either own or otherwise control all of the rights to that Content, including, without limitation, all 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 and misleading false information. You represent and warrant also that the Content you supply does not violate these Terms.

 

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

This site is provided on an “as-is” basis. SAVE 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 SAVE 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 Service, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold SAVE and its 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 SAVE, arising out of or involving your use of the Service.

 

Privacy

SAVE does not share personal information from users of this blog 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 SAVE at any time through a link that is supplied in every email.

 

By submitting Content to the Service, you automatically grant or warrant that the owner of such Content has expressly granted other users of this Service the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute the Content, in whole or in part, world-wide 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. SAVE is not responsible for the republishing by others of Content found on this blog on other websites or media.

 

If you would like to provide feedback to the administrators about the blog or any of its Content, have questions, concerns or complaints please email SAVE’s Executive Director, Dr. Dan Reidenberg, who will review your feedback and refer it to the editor of the blog.