Terms and Conditions

Last modified: 21 July 2019


These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of bi.polar.health. When I use terms like "I", "me", "my", "author" or "website", then I am referring to this website - bi.polar.health - and my involvement with it. The website is an initiative started in South Africa and it is currently maintained and supported anonymously by myself, referred to as Alexyia. You can contact me using:


You agree to the terms and conditions and privacy policy if you continue to browse this website. When I use terms like "reader", "you" and "your" then I refer to you as the reader browsing this website. When I use terms like "party" or "parties" then I am referring to you - the reader - and me - the author of this website. When I use the term "author" then I am referring to the person who has written a story.

Accepting the policy and terms

You automatically accept the privacy policy and terms and conditions when you use this website. If you don't agree to them, let me know why and I can reconsider them, otherwise you don't have to use the website.


You may contact me online at https://bi.polar.health/contact or email me at bi@polar.health.


I encourage you to read the legal terms and conditions and the legal privacy policy.

Intention of this initiative

I am not a doctor. I CANNOT diagnose you. If you suspect that you have bipolar disorder then you need to visit a medical practitioner for guidance, advice, counselling, support and medical care. If you are having an episode then you need to seek help immediately.


The intention of this website is to share as much information as I possibly can with you. I want you to be able to educate yourself and those around you.

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of data stored on your computer. They are used to personalise and enhance your experience on websites. By using the website you agree to the use of cookies described in the privacy policy.

License

What I write on the website is a mixture of public, academic, medical knowledge, my own experiences and others peoples' stories. Written pieces containing "I" and "my" are copyrighted. Comments on stories are copyrighted. It means that the intellectual property is reserved. If you want to use it then you need to give credit to the author and the website. It will look like this:


"I had an episode that changed my life." - Alexyia on bi.polar.health


If you are not sure how to credit or use this text then contact me for guidance.

Printing pages

You are allowed to print pages from the website. You can use it for personal use or to share it with family and friends to help them understand what you go through. If you create your own Word or PDF documents then you must reference the website name.

Comments

Comments are enabled on the stories blog. We use the Disqus platform. You will need to create an account in order to comment on stories. You will need to accept the Disqus terms and conditions and privacy policy which you can find at the bottom of their website.


Comments must not be vulgar - no swearing and no aggressive language. If you don't like the story, then ignore it. You can share your own experiences, show empathy to the author, show gratitude to the author or share your own tips and tricks that you have learned which relates to the story.

Linking to content

You can create links to this website. The links cannot be

  • misleading
  • imply sponsorship if you are not a sponsor
  • linked from a malicious or vulgar website (porn sites, spoofing sites etc)

Logo and artwork

The logo - which is just text - is licensed by Creative Commons (CC BY-NC 4.0). If you use it for whatever reason, then link back to the website.


The website favicon was downloaded from www.flaticon.com created by Smashicons and is licensed by Creative Commons BY 3.0


The photography on this website are GoDaddy Stock Photos and cannot be used without explicit permission from GoDaddy.

iframes

Please do not use techniques like iframes to alter the visual presentation or appearance of this website without written consent by sending an email to bi@polar.health.

Reservation of rights

I reserve the right to remove any links on this website. This may cause broken links on your website which you should remove. I may request that you remove links from your website linking to this website.


I reserve the right to amend the terms and conditions and its linking privacy policy at any time. By continuing using this website, both parties continue to agree to these terms.

Accuracy

I want to keep the information on this website accurate. I suppose I can't always get this right. Please let me know if I need to make amendments. I can't guarantee it but I will put my best efforts into keeping the information accurate, the website up and running and the website up to date.

Content liability

I have no responsibility or liability for content appearing on your website. You agree to indemnify and defend me against all claims arising out of or based upon this website. No link(s) may appear on any page of your website or within any context containing content or materials that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third party rights.

Disclaimer

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law in respect of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill). Nothing in this disclaimer will:


  • limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
  • limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
  • limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
  • exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.


The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer or

in relation to the subject matter of this disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort

(including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.


To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free of charge,

we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

Our terms and conditions

Our terms and conditions document was generated by the

Terms & Conditions Template Generator which is free for basic templated policies. I have tried to update it to read in layman's terms.