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OKclarity is an interactive community and the information on this website is offered at no charge to our users.
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OKclarity reserves the right to modify terms and conditions at any time.
The content on this website is for general information purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical or psychological advice.
Please do not use this website to diagnose or treat any medical and or mental health condition.
The purpose of OKclarity forums is to offer a safe space and build a community where people can exchange ideas and discuss mental health issues.
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It is the consumer/member responsibility to verify the stated license and/or credentials of members.
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OKclarity itself does not offer any diagnosis or treatment. ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THIS SITE OR VIA OKCLARITY OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY COMMUNICATIONS SUPPORTED BY OKCLARITY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO COMMUNICATIONS WITH OKCLARITY WELLNESS PROFESSIONALS (INCLUDING THERAPISTS, PSYCHOLOGISTS, LIFE COACHES, SOCIAL WORKERS, MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELORS, PSYCHIATRISTS, NUTRITIONISTS, AND FITNESS COACHES), IS INTENDED TO BE FOR GENERAL INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY, AND IS IN NO WAY INTENDED TO CREATE A PROVIDER – PATIENT RELATIONSHIP AS DEFINED BY STATE AND FEDERAL LAW; OKCLARITY IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT, AND RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED BY OKCLARITY OR ANY OKCLARITY WELLNESS PROFESSIONAL IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
OKclarity is designed to support the health decisions and choices that you make. These decisions and choices are yours, and we believe that you are the best decision-maker about your health and that these decisions should be made in connection with the advice you receive within a formal provider-patient relationship. Always use common sense when making health decisions. OKclarity cannot make decisions for you. We can help you find good health information and, where available and appropriate, connect with Wellness Professionals for care.
With OKclarity and this Site, you can ask and find informational questions and related educational answers by Wellness Professionals. OKclarity is not a place for treatment or diagnosis, but Wellness Professionals on OKclarity can be a resource for reliable, relevant general health information. We hope these services will be of value to you. Please use them responsibly.
OKclarity’s Directory allows users to search for a Professional in their area. This TOU applies to the use of this Directory.
The use of OKclarity does not create a provider-patient relationship. OKclarity may help you identify services or Wellness Professional who may offer services. Everything on OKclarity and this Site are for your information, and should be used for informational purposes only. This means that the content on this Site is not a substitute for health advice, diagnosis, treatment, or care from your provider.
Interactions on OKclarity do not constitute diagnosis or treatment and consultations cannot be used for providing a formal diagnosis, for obtaining prescriptions, or for treatment. Do not use OKclarity to diagnose or treat any mental health condition.
OKclarity Wellness Professionals:
“Wellness Professional” means an individual accepted to participate in the OKclarity Wellness Professional Community and who participates on this Site through the use of forum posts and comments in their capacity as professionals. These Wellness Professionals may hold themselves out to be therapists, psychologists, life coaches, social workers, mental health counselors, psychiatrists, nutritionists, and fitness coaches.
OKclarity professionals or specialists utilizing or featured on OKclarity are not employees or independent contractor service providers of OKclarity. Any opinions, advice, or information expressed by any such individuals in forums, comments, or articles are those of the individual and the individual alone and they do not reflect the opinions of OKclarity. OKclarity does not recommend, guarantee or endorse any specific information that may be mentioned on OKclarity by Wellness Professionals.
The inclusion of professionals on OKclarity or this Site or in any professional directory on OKclarity and this Site does not imply recommendation or endorsement of such professional nor is such information intended as a tool for verifying the credentials, qualifications, or abilities of any professional contained therein. SUCH INFORMATION IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS” BASIS AND OKCLARITY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. OKCLARITY SHALL IN NO EVENT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANYONE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BY ANY PARTY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY USER) IN RELIANCE ON INFORMATION ABOUT PROFESSIONALS AND SPECIALISTS ON OKCLARITY.
DO NOT USE THE SITE TO VERIFY THE CREDENTIAL OF ANY OKCLARITY WELLNESS PROFESSIONAL.
All opinions and statements expressed by OKclarity Wellness Professionals on or through OKclarity and this Site are solely the individual and independent opinions and statements of such individuals and do not reflect the opinions of OKclarity, its affiliates or any other organizations or institutions to which such OKclarity Wellness Professional is affiliated or provides services. Further, the opinions and statements expressed by Wellness Professionals do not constitute advice, treatment, or diagnosis.
The verification icon read as Verified Pro, confirms that this professional meets or exceeds OKclarity verification guidelines at the time of joining the platform.
OKclarity reserves the right to remove this verification icon should the professional fail to meet the requirements throughout their membership, and/or OKclarity introduces any new guidelines for which the professional fails to comply in a timely manner.
In such instances, OKclarity is not required to return full or prorated membership funds, as this agreement binds professionals to comply with OKclarity standards at the time of joining and throughout the membership.
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At times, you may be interested in contributing personal stories on the Site which will be published either anonymously or with your name if you prefer. In the event that OKclarity publishes your story, it becomes the property of OKclarity.
Limitation of Liability.
IN NO EVENT SHALL OKCLARITY, IT’S OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SUPPLIERS OR THE OKCLARITY WELLNESS PROFESSIONALS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF OR RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO, THE USE OR LOSS/INABILITY OF USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY OTHER SITE LINKED TO THIS SITE, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA, STATEMENT OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY, ANY INFORMATION, DATA OR OTHER MATERIAL TRANSMITTED THROUGH OR RESIDING ON THIS SITE, ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT HEREOF, OR ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO YOUR USE OF OR ACCESS TO THIS SITE. SOME STATE STATUTES MAY APPLY REGARDING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
YOU HEREBY RELEASE AND FOREVER WAIVE AND DISCHARGE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AND LIABILITIES YOU MAY HAVE AGAINST OKCLARITY FROM ANY AND ALL MATTERS RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THIS SITE.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR IF YOU SEEK TO ASSERT ANY CLAIM AGAINST OKCLARITY ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THIS SITE.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction.
Accessing this Site or use of any of its content or services from locations where such access or use of its content or services is illegal is prohibited. Notwithstanding the laws of the location from which you access this Site, you agree that the statutes and laws of the State of New York, notwithstanding any principles or conflicts of law, will apply to all matters relating to the use of this Site. If any part of these Terms and Conditions are deemed unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
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Last modified: March 17, 2020