In a nutshell:
You respect my creativity, work, and products, and won’t copy and/or use my work as your own.
You value me (and my site) and will not use it for illegal activity.
I value you and the information that you share with me, and will never share or use it inappropriately, illegally, or without your permission.
I’m not in charge of the internet.
This website does not provide specific advice.
If you’d like to share (or link to) my content:
Please be sure to give proper credit.
If you share a quote, include my full name.
If you share an excerpt, include my full name and a link back to the original page or post.
Now, on to the official stuff: By using the website, you signify that you agree and are accepting the terms, conditions, and practices described herein. These practices may be changed, but any changes will be posted. If you do not agree, please do not use the site.
The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited.
All trademarks reproduced in this website which are not the property of, or licensed to, the operator are acknowledged on the website.
Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.
From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
We are under no obligation to screen or monitor content, but we retain the right to include, edit or remove any content at any time without notice.
Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of the province of Ontario.
I'm glad to have you share my content, but you must retail all copyright and other proprietary notices on all copies of the materials.
We may collect the following information:
Name, and company name if applicable
Contact information including phone number and email address
Demographic information such as postcode, preferences, and interests
Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Internal record keeping
We may use the information to improve our products and services
We may periodically send promotional emails about services, new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.
Security We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Controlling your personal information You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information. If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct contact and/or marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by clicking “unsubscribe” at the bottom of email correspondence, or by writing to us via email.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Michele Wolf, Aware Within, AwareWithin.ca, CollingwoodTherapy.com, its affiliates, agents, employees, and licensors from and against any and all claims and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, arising out of or related in any way to your use of the website, violation of this Agreement, violation of any law or regulation, or violation of any proprietary or privacy right.
As a convenience to you, my team and I may provide on this site links to websites operated by other entities (collectively the “linked sites”). If you decide to visit any linked sites, you will leave this site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements. Linked sites, regardless of the linking form (e.g., hotlinks, hypertext links, IMG links) are not maintained, controlled, or otherwise governed by us. The content, accuracy, opinions expressed, and other links provided by linked sites are not investigated, verified, monitored, or endorsed by us. We do not endorse, make any representations regarding, or warrant any information, goods, and/or services appearing and/or offered on any linked site, other than linked information authored by us. Links do not imply that we or this site sponsors, endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links, or that any linked site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of Company or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries. Except for links to information authored by Company, Company is neither responsible for nor will it be liable under any theory based on (i) any Linked Site; (ii) any information and/or content found on any Linked Site; or, (iii) any site(s) linked to or from any Linked Site. If you decide to visit any linked sites and/or transact any business on them, you do so at your own risk. Company reserves the right to discontinue any linked site at any time without prior notice. Please contact the webmasters of any linked sites concerning any information, goods, and/or services appearing on them.
This website provides general information; it is not intended as professional advice or treatment and is not a guarantee, warranty or prediction of outcome. Reading this website content does not engage the visitor in a professional relationship. Please remember that Psychotherapy and Counselling are never a replacement for medical care. If you feel that you have a concern that needs medical attention, please do not hesitate to contact your healthcare provider.
No counselling or psychotherapy advice: The website does not provide specific psychotherapy advice. The site is intended only for use by consumers in search of general information of interest pertaining to relationships, life, and related topics. Content is not intended to replace or serve as substitute for professional consultation or service. Observations and opinions on the website should not be misconstrued as specific advice.
Online Video Conferencing: If you choose to use the services of online video counselling, it is of utmost importance to read this disclaimer as it is important to be very clear about both of our positions.
User agrees that use of any or every part of the service is entirely at user's own risk. Provider's services are provided as is, without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation any warranty or information services, counselling, uninterrupted access or products or services provided through or in connection with the service.
Online sessions will not be provided without prior payment.
Be aware of the potential risks of online counselling:
Messages not received.
Confidentiality could be breached if information is sent to the wrong address.
Confidentiality could be breached in transit by hackers or internet service providers at either end by others with access to the email account.
Client / Customer Information
You are also giving us access to your email address only for the purpose of communicating via email for session appointments, arranging for online video sessions or answering any pertinent questions relating to therapy. Any other access would be in error only and should be taken as that.
From time to time, we may supplement or revise the terms of service. Each time you use this website, you are accepting any changes to the terms of service.
At any time, we reserve the right to terminate service if misleading information is given by the client.
This service is not a substitute for treatment for suicidal thinking or severe psychiatric problems.
Your email and responses are confidential. As in any one-on-one therapy, if there are threats to your safety, the safety of others, child protection issues or suicidal or homicidal thoughts, I am obligated to contact the authorities. These issues would override the issues of confidentiality.
Company reserves the right to update and or change any or all of these terms at any time, and without notice. The date at the bottom of this page will reflect when the document was updated. Company is responsible for keeping the updated terms here, and it is your responsibility to check for updates here.
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