Terms and Conditions

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE.

By using the WholisticMatters.com website (the "Site"), you signify your assent to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to all of these Terms and Conditions, do not use the Site.

Standard Process, Inc. ("Standard Process"), owner of the Site, may revise and update these Terms and Conditions at any time. Your continued usage of will mean you accept those changes.

The Site Does Not Provide Medical Advice

The content of the Site, such as text, graphics, images, information obtained from third parties, and other material contained on the Site ("Content") are for informational purposes only. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the Site. Reliance on any information provided on the Site is solely at your own risk. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.

Children's Privacy

We are committed to protecting the privacy of children. You should be aware that this Site is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13. We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know is a child under the age of 13.

Use of Materials

All Content posted on the Site is protected by the copyright laws in the United States and in foreign countries. Standard Process authorizes you to view or download a single copy of the Content on the Site solely for your personal, noncommercial use if you include the copyright notice located at the end of the material, for example: "©2017, Standard Process, Inc. All rights reserved" and other copyright and proprietary rights notices that are contained in the Content. Any special rules for the use of certain software and other items accessible on the Site may be included elsewhere within the Site and are incorporated into these Terms and Conditions by reference.

Title to the Content remains with Standard Process or its licensors. Any use of the Content not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions is a breach of these Terms and Conditions and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. Content and features are subject to change or termination without notice in the editorial discretion of Standard Process. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to Standard Process and its licensors.

If you violate any of these Terms and Conditions, your permission to use the materials automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the Content.

Liability of Standard Process and Its Licensors

The use of the Site and the Content is at your own risk.

When using the Site, information will be transmitted over a medium that may be beyond the control and jurisdiction of Standard Process and its licensors. Accordingly, Standard Process assumes no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with use of the Site.

The Site and the Content are provided on an "as is" basis. Standard Process, IT’S LICENSORS, AND ITS SUPPLIERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES' RIGHTS, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Without limiting the foregoing, Standard Process, its licensors, and its suppliers make no representations or warranties about the following:

  1. The accuracy, reliability, completeness, currentness, or timeliness of the Content, software, text, graphics, links, or communications provided on or through the use of the Site or Standard Process.

  2. The satisfaction of any government regulations requiring disclosure of information on prescription drug products or the approval or compliance of any software tools with regard to the Content contained on the Site.

In no event shall Standard Process, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the Site be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury/wrongful death, lost profits, or damages resulting from lost data or business interruption) resulting from the use of or inability to use the Site or the Content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not Standard Process, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the Site are advised of the possibility of such damages. Standard Process, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the Site shall be liable only to the extent of actual damages incurred by you, not to exceed U.S. $1000. Standard Process, its licensors, its suppliers, or any third parties mentioned on the Site are not liable for any personal injury, including death, caused by your use or misuse of the Site, Content, or Public Areas (as defined below). Any claims arising in connection with your use of the Site, any Content, or the Public Areas must be brought within one (1) year of the date of the event giving rise to such action occurred. Remedies under these Terms and Conditions are exclusive and are limited to those expressly provided for in these Terms and Conditions.

User Submissions

The personal information you submit to the Site is governed by the Site’s Privacy Policy. To the extent there is an inconsistency between these Terms and Conditions and the Site’s Privacy Policy, these Terms and Conditions shall govern.

The Site contains functionality (including articles, conversations, read lists, profiles, webinars, Ask Our Expert postings, user reviews of drug information, etc.) that allows users to contribute or post content to the Site (collectively "Public Areas"). You agree that you will not post or transmit any communications or content of any type to the Public Areas that infringe or violate any rights of any party. By submitting communications or content to the Public Areas, you agree that such submission is non-confidential for all purposes.
If you make any such submission you agree that you will not send or transmit to Standard Process by email, (including through the Contact@WholisticMatters.com email address) any communication or content that infringes or violates any rights of any party. If you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to Standard Process by email, you agree such submission is non-confidential for all purposes.

If you make any submission to a Public Area or if you submit any business information, idea, concept or invention to Standard Process by email, you automatically grant-or warrant that the owner of such content or intellectual property has expressly granted- Standard Process a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, world-wide nonexclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the communication or content in any media or medium, or any form, format, or forum now known or hereafter developed. Standard Process may sublicense its rights through multiple tiers of sublicenses. If you wish to keep any business information, ideas, concepts or inventions private or proprietary, do not submit them to the Public Areas or to Standard Process by email. We try to answer every email in a timely manner, but are not always able to do so.

User Submissions — Image, Video, Audio Files

You agree to only post or upload Media (like photos, videos or audio) that you have taken yourself or that you have all rights to transmit and license and which do not violate trademark, copyright, privacy or any other rights of any other person. Photos or videos of celebrities and cartoon or comic images are usually copyrighted by the owner.
To protect your privacy, you agree that you will not submit any media that contains Personally Identifiable Information (like name, phone number, email address or web site URL) of you or of anyone else. Uploading media like images or video of other people without their permission is strictly prohibited.

By uploading any media to the Site, you warrant that you have permission from all persons appearing in your media for you to make this contribution and grant rights described herein. Never post a picture or video of or with someone else unless you have their explicit permission.

It is strictly prohibited to upload media of any kind that contain expressions of hate, abuse, offensive images or conduct, obscenity, pornography, sexually explicit or any material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable law or regulations or that otherwise may be in conflict with these Terms and Conditions and the Site’s Privacy Policy.

You agree that you will not upload any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or the Site.

By uploading any media like a photo or video, (a) you grant to Standard Process a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, copy, print, display, reproduce, modify, publish, post, transmit and distribute the media and any material included in the media; (b) you certify that any person pictured in the submitted media (or, if a minor, his/her parent/legal guardian) authorizes Standard Process to use, copy, print, display, reproduce, modify, publish, post, transmit and distribute the media and any material included in such media; and (c) you agree to indemnify Standard Process and its affiliates, directors, officers and employees and hold them harmless from any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from the media and/or your failure to comply with these the terms described in this document.

Standard Process reserves the right to review all media prior to submission to the site and to remove any media for any reason, at any time, without prior notice, at our sole discretion.

Passwords

The Site has several tools that allow you to record and store information. You are responsible for taking all reasonable steps to ensure that no unauthorized person shall have access to your passwords or accounts. It is your sole responsibility to (1) control the dissemination and use of sign-in name, screen name and passwords; (2) authorize, monitor, and control access to and use of your account and password; (3) promptly inform us if you believe your account or password has been compromised or if there is any other reason you need to deactivate a password. You may send us an email by using contact@wholisticmatters.com. You grant Standard Process and all other persons or entities involved in the operation of the Site the right to transmit, monitor, retrieve, store, and use your information in connection with the operation of the Site. Standard Process cannot and does not assume any responsibility or liability for any information you submit, or your or third parties' use or misuse of information transmitted or received using the Site’s tools and services.

Site Community and Member to Member Areas ("Public Areas")

If you use a Public Area, such as Conversations, Read Lists, Profiles or other member communities, you are solely responsible for your own communications, the consequences of posting those communications, and your reliance on any communications found in the Public Areas. Standard Process and its licensors are not responsible for the consequences of any communications in the Public Areas. In cases where you feel threatened or believe someone else is in danger, you should contact your local law enforcement agency immediately.

In consideration of being allowed to use the Public Areas, you agree that the following actions shall constitute a material breach of these Terms and Conditions:

  1. Using a Public Area for any purpose in violation of local, state, national, or international laws;

  2. Posting material that infringes on the intellectual property rights of others or on the privacy or publicity rights of others;

  3. Posting material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, abusive, slanderous, hateful, or embarrassing to any other person or entity as determined by Standard Process in its sole discretion;

  4. Posting advertisements or solicitations of business;

  5. After receiving a warning, continuing to disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, or posting comments that are not related to the topic being discussed (unless it is clear the discussion is free-form);

  6. Posting chain letters or pyramid schemes;

  7. Impersonating another person;

  8. Distributing viruses or other harmful computer code;

  9. Harvesting, scraping or otherwise collecting information about others, including email addresses, without their identification for posting or viewing comments;

  10. Allowing any other person or entity to use your identification for posting or viewing comments

  11. Posting the same note more than once or "spamming"; or

  12. Engaging in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Public Area or the Site, or which, in the judgment of Standard Process, exposes Standard Process or any of its customers or suppliers to any liability or detriment of any type.

Standard Process reserves the right (but is not obligated) to do any or all of the following:

  1. Record the dialogue in any place on the Site.

  2. Investigate an allegation that a communication(s) do(es) not conform to the terms of this section and determine in its sole discretion to remove or request the removal of the communication(s).

  3. Remove communications which are abusive, illegal, or disruptive, or that otherwise fail to conform to these Terms and Conditions.

  4. Terminate a user's access to any or all Public Areas and/or the Site upon any breach of these Terms and Conditions.

  5. Monitor, edit, or disclose any communication in the Public Areas.

  6. Edit or delete any communication(s) posted on the Site, regardless of whether such communication(s) violate these standards.

Standard Process or its licensors have no liability or responsibility to users of the Site or any other person or entity for performance or nonperformance of the aforementioned activities.

Advertisements, Searches, and Links to Other Sites

The Site may provide links to third-party web sites. Standard Process does not recommend and does not endorse the content on any third-party websites. Standard Process is not responsible for the content of linked third-party sites, sites framed within the Site, third-party sites provided as search results, or third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. Your use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. Standard Process does not endorse any product, service, or treatment advertised on the Site.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Standard Process, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers, harmless from and against any claims, actions or demands, liabilities and settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from, or alleged to result from, your violation of these Terms and Conditions.

General

Standard Process is based in Wisconsin, in the United States of America. Standard Process makes no claims that the Site or the Content are appropriate or may be downloaded outside of the United States. Access to the Content may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Site from outside the United States, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with the laws of your jurisdiction.

The following provisions survive the expiration or termination of these Terms and Conditions for any reason whatsoever: Liability, User Submissions, User Submissions – image, video, audio files, Indemnity, Jurisdiction, and Complete Agreement.

Jurisdiction

You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute with Standard Process, or in any way relating to your use of the Site, resides in the courts of the State of Wisconsin and you further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the courts of the State of Wisconsin in connection with any such dispute including any claim involving Standard Process or its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, contractors, officers, directors, telecommunication providers, and content providers.

These Terms and Conditions are governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of Wisconsin, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms and Conditions, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.

Notice and Takedown Procedures; and Copyright Agent

If you believe any materials accessible on or from the Site infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials (or access thereto) from the Site by contacting us at the email identified below and providing the following information:

  1. Identification of the copyrighted work that you believe to be infringed. Please describe the work, and where possible include a copy or the location (e.g., URL) of an authorized version of the work.

  2. Identification of the material that you believe to be infringing and its location. Please describe the material, and provide us with its URL or any other pertinent information that will allow us to locate the material.

  3. Your name, address, telephone number and (if available) e-mail address.

  4. A statement that you have a good faith belief that the complained of use of the materials is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

  5. A statement that the information that you have supplied is accurate, and indicating that "under penalty of perjury," you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

  6. A signature or the electronic equivalent from the copyright holder or authorized representative.

Contact@WholisticMatters.com

In an effort to protect the rights of copyright owners, Standard Process maintains a policy for the termination, in appropriate circumstances, of subscribers and account holders of the Site who are repeat infringers.

Complete Agreement

Except as expressly provided in a particular "legal notice" on the Site, these Terms and Conditions and the Site’s Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and Standard Process with respect to the use of the Site and Content.

Please Submit Questions to:  Contact@WholisticMatters.com


Last Revised: 9/25/2017

 

Privacy Policy

WholisticMatters is owned by Standard Process Inc. (“Standard Process”) and shares your concerns about privacy on the Internet. In order to better protect your privacy, WholisticMatters has provided this notice explaining its online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. This Privacy Policy applies solely to the information that WholisticMatters collects on the website, WholisticMatters.com (“Site”) and does not apply to information that WholisticMatters may collect by any alternative means or media.


WholisticMatters’ Collection and Use of Your Information

In the course of using the Site, WholisticMatters may ask users for their name, email address, postal address, mobile or other telephone number, fax number, as well as other relevant information.  Health care providers will be asked to provide information specific to their clinics, such as clinic name, address, telephone number, and website URL.

WholisticMatters may also collect account registration information, including usernames, passwords, and answers to security questions. In many cases, users choose the amount of information they supply. There may be instances in which some of the information that we ask users to provide is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. In such cases, if users do not provide mandatory personal information with respect to a particular activity, users will not be able to engage in that activity. WholisticMatters also may collect certain information that is not personally identifiable when you visit many of our Web pages, such as the type of browser you are using, the type of operating system you are using, the domain name of your Internet service provider, aggregate data about the number of visits to the Site, and/or aggregate data about the pages visited. Information gathered through the Site may be transferred, used, and stored in the United States and in foreign jurisdictions in which we, our agents, customers, and other users of the Site are located, and by accessing the Site, you consent to the transfer, use, and storage of your information in those jurisdictions.

How WholisticMatters Uses the Information

WholisticMatters uses the information that is not personally identifiable (“Aggregate Data”) to improve the design and content of the Site and to enable WholisticMatters to personalize your online experience. WholisticMatters may use the Aggregate Data to analyze Site usage as well as create services and/or products to fit your needs. Also, WholisticMatters may share this Aggregate Data with WholisticMatters’ related entities, advertisers, partners, and/or other third-party vendors. WholisticMatters shall own such Aggregate Data and may maintain copies of such as part of its records.

Except as otherwise indicated, WholisticMatters uses the personally identifiable information (“Personal Information”) you provide about yourself: (a) to respond to any of your inquiries or questions about our content or services; (b) for internal marketing purposes with Standard Process; (c) to provide you with additional and updated information, materials, and other advertisements regarding WholisticMatters content and/or services; (d) to offer you other materials and/or information that WholisticMatters believes may be of interest to you; (e) to cooperate with government officials or parties in litigation under process of law, to prevent a crime, or as otherwise required by law; (f) to protect against fraud, identity theft, or a threat of safety or destruction of property; (g) to protect against legal liability; (h) to create and manage user accounts; (i) to communicate with the user regarding the user’s use of the Site; and/or (j) to perform data analyses and/or research (including de-identification and aggregation of Personal Information).

WholisticMatters’ agents, employees, and contractors who have access to Personal Information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy. Furthermore, WholisticMatters encourages all its business partners to adopt and adhere to standards of protection consistent with this Privacy Policy. WholisticMatters will not use the Personal Information, except as set forth in this Privacy Policy, without your permission; provided, however, WholisticMatters shall own all such Personal Information and may maintain copies of such as part of its records. If you do not wish to receive marketing materials or advertisements regarding Standard Process products, please contact WholisticMatters in the manner identified in the “Opt-Out” section below. The Aggregate Data and Personal Information may be disclosed, transferred, assigned, licensed, distributed, and/or sold as part of WholisticMatters or its assets. In addition, if WholisticMatters becomes the subject of a bankruptcy or insolvency proceeding, whether voluntary or involuntary, WholisticMatters or its trustee in bankruptcy may disclose, sell, assign, license, or otherwise transfer such information in a transaction approved by the appropriate court.

Children

The Site is not intended for children under the age of 13. WholisticMatters does not knowingly collect personal information from users under 13 years of age. In the event that WholisticMatters becomes aware that it has collected personal information from a user under 13 years of age, it will take steps to delete such information from its database.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

If you are a California resident and use our Site or app, you are entitled to request certain information regarding our disclosure of certain “personal information” (as defined in California Civil Code Section 1798.83) to third parties for their direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and have provided us with personal information within the last year, you may make such a request by emailing us at Contact@WholisticMatters.com and typing “California Privacy Rights” in the subject line of the email.

Within 30 days of receiving such a request, we will provide a list of the categories of personal information disclosed to third parties for such third parties’ direct marketing purposes during the immediately preceding calendar year, along with the names and addresses of these third parties. A request may be made no more than once per calendar year and we are not required to respond to requests made by means other than through the email address above. 

Opt Out

You may choose not to receive marketing materials or advertisements regarding Standard Process products by simply notifying WholisticMatters directly at Contact@WholisticMatters.com or by telephone at 800-558-8740. Upon receipt and processing of an “opt out” request, WholisticMatters will, within a commercially reasonable amount of time, remove your information from any future unsolicited marketing communications and advertisements. Your request not to receive marketing materials or advertisements will not apply to information that you request to receive.

Security, No Liability

Standard Process has implemented security measures to help protect against the risk of loss, misuse, and alteration of any information under WholisticMatters’ control. Nevertheless, such security measures may not prevent all loss, misuse, or alteration of information on the Site, and Standard Process is not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to any such security failures. Although Standard Process takes reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality of any visitor information collected, we shall have no liability for disclosure of any visitor information obtained due to errors in transmission or the unauthorized acts of third parties. Email is not a secure form of communication. Please do not send us your Social Security number, credit card number, or other personal information via email. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet or over mobile networks is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to and from our Site or over mobile networks; any transmission is at your own risk. You understand that data and communications, including email and other electronic communications, may be accessed by unauthorized third parties when communicated over the Internet. Furthermore, the Site contains links to other websites that do not belong to Standard Process. Standard Process is not responsible for nor can it ensure the privacy practices or content of such other sites, and this Privacy Policy does not apply to those other websites.

IP Addresses and Cookies

Like other websites, WholisticMatters uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with WholisticMatters’ servers, to administer the Site, and for security purposes. “Cookies” are pieces of data sent from a Web server through a Web browser, which writes a file on your computer. This file enables a Web server to identify users that visit a site hosted by that server. WholisticMatters may use Cookies in order to identify you to the Site so that WholisticMatters can provide more customized information and services to you. In addition, the Site may contain advertisements that may contain Cookies. In general, if you choose, you can disable the use of Cookies by reviewing your browser’s preferences and options. Disabling the use of Cookies will make some portions of the Site inoperable.

Modification of Privacy Policy

WholisticMatters may change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the changed or amended Privacy Policy on the Site. Your continued viewing of or use of the Site following the posting of any changes to this Privacy Policy will signify your assent to any such changes or amendments.

How to Contact WholisticMatters for Any Reason

You may contact WholisticMatters with questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, to update any Personal Information, or anything else related to WholisticMatters and/or the Site at Contact@WholisticMatters.com or at 800-848-5061.

Last Revised: 9/25/2017