And Legal Disclosures
OT Miri values your experience while using this Site and created this Agreement to make you fully aware of your respective legal rights and obligations while using the Site. By using the Site located at otmiri.com and related forums, mobile website and applications, you agree to be bound by this Agreement, whether or not you register or subscribe as a member of OT Miri (“Member”). If you wish to become a Member and/or make use of the service (the “Service”), please read this Agreement as it contains important information regarding your legal rights, remedies and obligations. We encourage you to also read our Privacy Statement.
Online Service Agreement
By accessing and/or using the OT Miri Site or becoming a Member, you agree to be bound by this Agreement, conditions and notices contained or referenced herein. This Agreement will remain in full force and effect as long as you use the Site. OT Miri may edit or modify the Agreement at any time at its sole discretion. Any changes to the Agreement will be posted on this page so we encourage you to periodically review this page for the latest information on our privacy practices. Your continued use of the Site and the Forums following OT Miri’s posting of revised terms of any section of the Agreement will constitute your express and binding acceptance of and consent to the revised Agreement.
Copyright Notice and Terms
You agree never to attempt to gather private or personal information from this Site, domain, server, or any related OT Miri platforms. Harvesting emails, hacking, gathering information, or data mining is strictly prohibited, illegal, and will be pursued legally. Please have respect for users of this Site.
Copyright and Trademark of Other Companies
This Site is not affiliated with or endorsed by NBCOT®, AOTA, Occupational Therapy educational institutions or any other trademarked, copyrighted or patented names, companies, copyrights, trademarks or property that we may mention.
DMCA Notice and Procedure for Copyright Infringement Claims
OT Miri respects the intellectual property rights of others just as it expects third parties to respect its rights. Pursuant to Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c), a copyright owner or their agent may submit a takedown notice to us by sending us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To submit a good faith infringement claim to us, you must submit notice to us that sets forth the following information:
NOTICE OF INFRINGEMENT – CLAIM
- A physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner (or someone authorized to act on behalf of the owner);
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
- Identification of the infringing material to be removed, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material. [Please submit the URL of the page in question to assist us in identifying the allegedly infringing material];
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact the complaining party including your name, physical address, email address and phone number.
- A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that the use of the material is unauthorized by the copyright agent; and
- A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Send all takedown notices by email at email@example.com for prompt attention.
Upon receipt of the Notification containing the information as outlined in 1 through 6 above, and pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512, We may give you notice that we have removed or disabled access to certain material by means of a general notice on any SLG Service, electronic mail to a user’s e-mail address in our records, or by written communication sent by first-class mail to your physical address in our records. If you receive such a notice, you may provide counter-notification in writing to the designated agent that includes the information below. To be effective, the counter-notification must be a written communication that includes the following:
- Your physical or electronic signature;
- Identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled, and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled;
- A statement from you under the penalty of perjury, that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of a mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; and
- Your name, physical address and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of a U.S. Federal District Court for the judicial district in which your physical address is located, or if your physical address is outside of the United States, for any judicial district in which SLG may be found, and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of allegedly infringing material or an agent of such person.
Legal Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, and Warranty Disclaimer
All information provided on the OT Miri website, including all the videos and articles are strictly for general informational and educational purposes only and must never be considered a substitute for medical advice provided by a doctor or other qualified healthcare professional. No video or blog article is intended to be used as medical advice or treatment, but rather, as general information to assist students. You should NEVER take medication or follow a treatment course without consulting a licensed healthcare professional. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.
While we have endeavored to ensure all information is accurate, the information on this Site is provided “as is.” We do not make warranty or guarantees with respect to the accuracy, reliability, applicability or completeness of the information, tutorials, tips, software and all other materials on this Site. Under no circumstances will OT Miri be responsible or liable in any way for any content, including but not limited to any errors or omissions in the content or for any direct, indirect, incidental or punitive damages arising out of access to or use of any content available on this Site.
Additionally, information in the OT Miri Site and Forums may or may not be current as of the date of your access. Mistakes do occur, policies change, laws change, procedures change and each state has different requirements and laws in place for certain practice settings and procedures. Laws vary from country to country, state to state, city to city and even within various practice settings.
OT Miri Site holds no duty to review, update and maintain the information, materials, content or statements on the information and it is always the user’s responsibility to check to make sure any information is accurate, appropriate, safe and legal. Use of the information presented here is voluntary and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy and timeliness in accordance with your state and federal laws.
While rare, sometimes websites can be “hacked” or maliciously used by persons to distribute viruses, spyware, or malware. We do everything we can to ensure our site is always 100% malware and virus free, however, in the event that we are the victims of an assault, you agree to not hold us liable for any damages to your computer, laptop, or mobile device from accessing our site including a) any harm to your computer system, loss of data or other harm that results from your access to or use of the OT Miri Site, services or any content; b) the failure to store or transmit any content or communications maintained by OT Miri Site, services or any Content; c) the deletion of your account from OT Miri Site, services or forums.
You agree to hold OTmiri.com (and its associated websites, articles, videos, social media, employees, and owners) harmless in all claims, damages, debt, harm, injury, loss, or other personal mishaps arising from your use of our Site, educational materials, videos, articles, apps, social media accounts, and other online property. You understand and agree that all services and content on OT Miri Site are provided to you on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. Use of such information is voluntary, and strictly at your own risk.
You further agree that you will bear all legal fees, expenses, debt, losses, or other costs that you may incur or experience while using our Site or related properties.
Advertising and Affiliate Compensation
Links provided on the OT Miri Site may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive some sort of affiliate compensation if you buy anything I recommend. OT Miri may offer reviews of products, services or links to products and sometimes, OT Miri may have an affiliate relationship with the product or service being referenced and earn a commission or advertising fee from this. Some examples of compensation we receive include MedBridge Affiliate commission as well as affiliate commission from Amazon. At OT Miri’s discretion, we may engage in other forms of compensation in the future. We do this so that OT Miri can continue to provide free content that is meaningful and valuable to our readers and members, while being able to cover the necessary expenses to ensure the future viability and sustainability of the OT Miri content and community. Although OT Miri receives compensation from some of our product referrals, endorsements, or advertisements, we strive to offer truthful reviews. We only recommend products that we truly love, use and share with friends and colleagues. Our highest priority and loyalty will always be to you and our community– to bring you what we believe are the best resources and tools to help you learn, grow and thrive as a student and practitioner.
OT Miri accepts monetary contributions of any amount. Please note OT Miri is not a charity to which you can make tax-deductible charitable contributions and all contributions will be used at the discretion of OT Miri. Once a donation is made using the website, the transaction is final and cannot be disputed or reversed unless it was made fraudulently. If you become aware of any fraudulent use of your debit card, credit card or PayPal account you should report this to your card operator or to PayPal in accordance with their reporting rules.
User Content and Material
Miri does review, control or direct the communications, content, materials or users’ actions on the website and is not responsible for the content or information users transmit, share or post on OT Miri Site and Forums. OT Miri Site does not make warranty or guarantees with respect to any content and/or services provided or generated by Members and disclaim all responsibility, liability and conditions, whether expressed or implied for any Member content and materials published on the OT Miri Website and Forums, including compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations. You agree to hold OT Miri harmless in connection with any dispute or claim you make against any other member and against all damages, losses and expenses of any kind (including reasonable legal fees and costs) related to such claim. We are not responsible for any offensive, inappropriate, unlawful or otherwise objectionable content or information you may encounter on OT Miri Site.
Registration and Account Security
By using OT Miri Site and Services, you agree to the following:
- You will not provide any false personal information or create more than one personal account.
- You will not share your password or let anyone else access your account.
Sharing Your Content and Information
The content and materials you post will be made public. Remember that OT Miri Site is a public Site and when you publish content or information on the OT Miri Site, you are allowing everyone, including people off of the OT Miri Site, to use that information. Any personally identifiable information you submit can be read, collected and/or used by other users of the OT Miri Site and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. OT Miri is not responsible for the personally identifiable information you choose to submit on this Site. You are responsible for your use of the Site and Forums and for any content you provide, including compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations. By using, submitting, posting or displaying content on or through the OT Miri Site and Forums, you grant OT Miri the license to use, modify, copy, reproduce, publish, display and distribute such content in any and all media or distribution methods and make your content available worldwide.
OT Miri retains all proprietary rights in the OT Miri Site, Service and Forums. You may not copy, capture, modify, publish, transfer, display or sell any such proprietary information without written permission. Using, downloading, copying or providing to a person or entity any portion of OT Miri Site, Forum or directory or any portion thereof other than for personal, noncommercial purposes is strictly prohibited.
OT Miri reserves the right, in sole discretion, to delete or modify Site posts, revoke membership to the Site, block access to the Site, modify your account profile, or modify any user content on the Site if the information raises doubts about whether you have complied with the Agreement or is deemed to be:
- Infringing upon the rights of third parties, including copyright, trademark rights, rights of privacy, confidential information or any other intellectual property rights of another.
- Offensive, abusive, racist, sexually explicit, promoting violence or hatred on grounds of disability, race, gender, religion or sexual orientation.
- Requesting or soliciting information regarding illegal activities. This includes illegally photocopied/scanned materials.
- Using, downloading, copying or providing to a person or entity any portion of the OT Miri Site, directory or any portion thereof other than for personal, noncommercial purposes.
- Sending messages to users for any purpose other than personal communication, including, but not limited to, promoting advertising, offering, recruiting or soliciting to sell goods or services to other users.