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Terms of Use

Welcome to a Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc. ("PPP") Web site. By using this Web site, you agree to the following terms of use, which constitute an agreement between PPP and you. We may change these terms from time to time. You will always be able to view the version currently in force by clicking on a link on our site.

Terms and Conditions

All materials published by Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., are the property of Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., unless otherwise stated, and are subject to all laws pertaining to copyrighted work.

Retention of copyright by Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc., means the work may not be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, including electronic, photocopying, or otherwise; distributed in any form or by any means; publicly displayed in any form including but not limited to internet, extranet, PowerPoint, or posters; and used for commercial, promotional, or marketing purposes, which include sale, resale, transfer, loan, license, or other forms of commercial exploitation.

Reprints

Entire reprints may be purchased from reprints@psychiatrist.com.

Permissions

For permission to use the work in whole or part, follow these steps:

  1. Requests for permission to publish may be submitted by regular mail, fax, or e-mail.
    • Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc.
      Attn: Permissions Editor
      850 Ridge Lake Blvd, Suite 300
      Memphis, TN 38120
      fax: (920) 457-0501
      e-mail: permissions@psychiatrist.com
  2. Permission will not be granted until the article has been published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry or The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders.
  3. Permission is not granted to place the full text of The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry or The Primary Care Companion for CNS Disorders articles on other Web sites.

Information Required for a Permissions Request

  1. Requestor’s Information:
    • Person’s name, title, address, telephone, fax, and e-mail
    • Company’s name and postal address
  2. Article Information:
    • Article title
    • First bylined author
    • Volume number and issue dates
    • Page range of article
    • The copyrighted item to be used from the article, ie, the specific chart, table, figure, graph, or other illustration, abstract, quote, or full article
  3. Intended Use of the Requested Item:
    • Title of the work in which the item is to appear
    • Author/editor/compiler
    • Publisher, with full address
    • Edition number
    • Publication year
    • Approximate press run of work
    • Form of reproduction (print, online, language)
    • Sponsorship, funding, or retail price (if a book)
    • Intended audience(s)

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Scope of These Terms

These terms of use apply to your use of this PPP Web site. The terms of use for each of our Web sites is available on the home page of that Web site. When you leave one of our Web sites and go to another Web site (whether controlled by us or by a third party), different terms may apply.

When we refer to ourselves as "we" or "PPP," we mean our entire company, including any company that we control (for example, a subsidiary that we own).

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Our Information

We include a lot of information about PPP, including material about PPP and its various products that may be of interest to PPP’s employees, customers and shareholders, as well as to members of the health care community and the general public. Please remember that all of the information on this PPP Web site is meant for adults. If you are a licensed healthcare professional, you should remember that it is not meant to serve as a substitute for your own clinical judgment. This site is not for consumers and consumers should not rely on the information as professional medical advice or use it to replace any relationship with their physician or other qualified healthcare professional. For medical concerns, including decisions about medications and other treatments, consumers should always consult their physician or, in serious cases, seek immediate assistance from emergency personnel.

You also agree that any ideas or concepts that you provide us through the Internet, including by e-mail, are not owned by you, and we are free to use such ideas or concepts without paying you or obtaining your consent.

This Web site and its contents are intended to comply with the laws and regulations of the United States of America. While you can access this Web site from outside the United States of America, our server is located within the United States of America, and the Web site is intended to be used by residents located in the United States of America, and you agree to be bound by such laws and regulations.

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Concerning Your Privacy

Access to this Web site may be monitored by PPP. If monitored, the requesting URLs, the machine originating the request, and the time of the request, are logged for access statistics and security purposes. Your use and access of this Web site constitutes your consent to such general monitoring. Please see PPP’s "Privacy Policy" for details on how information from the Web site may be gathered and used.

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Your Consent for Our Use of Tracking Systems, Log Files, Cookies, and Web Beacons

You consent and agree that we may use tracking systems, log files, cookies, and web beacons to obtain and collect information about you. You also consent to our contracting with third parties to place cookies on your computer hard drive.

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Your Consent to Our Sending Information to You

You consent and agree that we can send information to you that we may believe will benefit you, including information about any PPP product. We will make our determination based upon information you have shared with us, information we gained from reviewing your previous visits to this or other PPP Web sites and/or information we may have gained from a third-party from your interactions with them.

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Medical Information/Conditions

While there may be information on this Web site related to certain medical conditions and their treatment, this site is not for consumers, and consumers are directed to promptly see their own physician or health care provider and not rely on this Web site. We do not offer personalized medical diagnosis or patient-specific treatment advice.

PLEASE CONSULT WITH YOUR DOCTOR, OR OTHER QUALIFIED HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL BEFORE USING ANY PRODUCT DISCUSSED WITHIN THIS WEB SITE.

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Limitation of Liability

PPP WILL USE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO INCLUDE ACCURATE, COMPLETE AND UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON THIS WEB SITE, BUT PPP MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WITH REGARD TO THE WEB SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR FREQUENCY THAT IT IS UPDATED, OR ADEQUACY OF, OR THE SUITABILITY, FUNCTIONALITY, AVAILABILITY, OR OPERATION OF THIS WEB SITE OR THE INFORMATION OR MATERIALS IT CONTAINS. BY USING THIS WEB SITE, YOU ASSUME THE RISK THAT THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS ON THIS WEB SITE MAY BE INCOMPLETE, INACCURATE, OUT OF DATE, OR MAY NOT MEET YOUR SPECIFIC NEEDS OR REQUIREMENTS. PPP SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. ALL INFORMATION AND RELATED MATERIALS ON THIS WEB SITE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. ALL USERS AGREE THAT ACCESS TO THIS WEB SITE AND USE OF SUCH INFORMATION IS AT THEIR OWN RISK, AND THAT NEITHER PPP NOR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING OR DELIVERING THIS WEB SITE SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES (EVEN IF PPP HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE) ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEB SITE, OR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS, MISPRINTS, OUT-OF-DATE INFORMATION, TECHNICAL OR PRICING INACCURACIES, TYPOGRAPHICAL OR OTHER ERRORS APPEARING ON THIS WEB SITE. THIS LIMITATION INCLUDES DAMAGES TO, OR FOR ANY VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT.

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Links to Other Web Sites

This Web site may contain links to, or be accessed from links on, other World Wide Web sites. PPP does not have responsibility for, or control of, the contents, availability, operation, or performance of other Web sites to which this Web site may be linked or from which this Web site may be accessed. PPP makes no representation regarding the content of any other Web site which you may access from this Web site.

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No License

Nothing in this Web site shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use in any form or manner any intellectual property, including, but not limited to, any patent, copyright, or trademark of PPP. Please be advised that PPP protects its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.

Copyright

This Web site is copyright protected.

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Trademarks

We own the names we use for our products and services on this PPP site, and these names are protected by trademark laws in the United States of America and internationally. A ® following a name on our site indicates that the trademark has been registered in the United States of America. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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Information That You Put on Our Web Site

When you place materials or information on our Web site that are available publicly, such as message, forum, poster session, or bulletin board, you give us the right to use that information without cost to PPP. For example, we have the right to display a comment that you post on one of our discussion boards. We will consider requests to remove information that you make publicly available on our Web sites on an individual basis. Email us at privacyofficer@psychiatrist.com .

For information and materials you place on our Web sites that are not publicly available, please see our Privacy Policy for an explanation of how we use that information and your rights to change or delete itWe previously provided you with the link for our Privacy Policy in the "Concerning Your Privacy" section of this document.

We ask that you not post any messages with misleading, false, or inappropriate language or statements. We reserve the right to remove any messages, including, but not limited to, offensive, inappropriate, or fraudulent content at any time without your consent.

By submitting information to PPP, you understand that PPP shall be free to use and distribute the information to others, without cost to PPP.

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Laws That Govern this Agreement

PPP controls this Web site from its offices within the state of Tennessee in the United States of America. The Web sites can be accessed from any of the United States of America and from other countries worldwide. Since the laws of each State or country able to access the Web sites may differ, by accessing the Web sites both you and PPP agree that the statutes and laws of the state of Tennessee, without regard to choice of laws principles, will apply to all matters relating to use of our Web sites.

PPP makes no representation that materials on these Web sites are appropriate or available for use in other locations, and accessing them from territories where their contents are illegal or prohibited. Those who choose to access these sites from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

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Acceptance Procedure

By accessing materials on our Web site or registering, you agree to be bound by all the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change the terms and conditions of this Agreement from time to time, and your continuing use of our Web site constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to any changed terms and conditions. We will post any such changes in a timely manner, and draw your attention to any significant changes.

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Miscellaneous Provisions

If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent necessary, and such elimination or limitation shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

This PPP Web site may be unavailable from time to time due to mechanical, telecommunication, software, hardware, and third party vendor failures, updating, or construction. PPP cannot predict or control when such downtime may occur and cannot control the duration of such downtime.

PPP reserves the right to alter or delete materials from this Web site at any time.

PPP may, at any time, revise these Web site Terms of Use by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should, therefore, periodically review these terms to review the then current Terms of Use.

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Consequences

If you do not comply with this Terms of Use, we have the right to suspend or eliminate your account, and remove any information you have placed on our site. We may also take any legal action we think is appropriate. If your violation of this Agreement causes harm to us or others, you agree to hold PPP harmless against any liability for that harm.

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Questions or Concerns about Our Terms of Use

For questions or concerns about this Terms of Use, please send an email to privacyofficer@psychiatrist.com .

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