CONDITIONS OF USE

CONDITIONS​ OF USE

This website is owned and managed by Matthieu Laurent PT (“the Practice” “us,” “our,” or “we”). By using this website, you agree to the Conditions of Use and the Privacy Policy. If you do not agree, do not use this website. The Practice may change these conditions of use without notice, and your continued use signifies that you agree to be bound by any changes.

This website does not provide medical advice and does not create a provider-patient relationship

All content on this website, including text, images, Social Media (as it is defined in this website’s Privacy Policy), and any information obtained from the Practice’s licensors or third-parties (collectively the “Content”) are for informational and educational purposes only. 

None of the content on this website constitutes or is a substitute for medical advice. If you have concerns about any medical condition, diagnosis, or treatment, you should personally consult with a licensed healthcare provider. In case of medical emergency, you should call 911 immediately.

This website does not create or constitute a provider-patient relationship. By using this website, you explicitly acknowledge that your use of this website does not create a provider-patient relationship between you and any provider of the Practice. Your use does not create any duty for us to follow up with you about any medical condition, diagnosis, or treatment. The Practice's conduct and information-sharing on this website does not constitute the practice of physical therapy. This website is offered only for educational purposes. Its Content is provided based upon our proficiency in, knowledge of, and experience with physical therapy.

How you are permitted to use the content of our website

 

Unless otherwise expressly stated, the Content is owned by the Practice or its licensors. The Content is protected by United States and worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. Subject to your compliance with these Conditions of Use and our Privacy Policy, and provided that you do not modify, delete, or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices, you may download one copy of the Content for your personal and non-commercial use. Except as provided above, you may not: copy, reproduce, modify, use, republish, upload, post, transmit or distribute any of the Content, including any trademarks, names or logo, and you may not redeliver or present any of the pages, text, images or the Content using “framing” technology, nor systematically retrieve data, information, or the Content to create a collection, compilation, database, or directory. If you intend to reference Matthieu Laurent PT's Content in your materials, website, courses, lectures, articles, blogs, or by any other method, you must first obtain written permission from Matthieu Laurent PT. Failure to do so will violate these Conditions of Use and subject you to potential fines and legal action. All rights not expressly granted are reserved to the Practice.

This website is not intended for children

This website is not intended or designed to attract children under the age of 13. The Practice does not collect personally identifiable information from any person who we know to be under the age of 13. Without parental consent, the Practice will not knowingly disclose contact information relating to a child under the age 13 to any third-party in any form which can be traced back to the child.

Disclaimer of liability and statement of no warranty

THE INFORMATION ON OUR WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS”. THE PRACTICE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS, AND NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WITH RESPECT TO THE CONTENT, OR OTHERWISE REGARDING THIS WEBSITE OR ANY LINKED WEBSITE. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE PRACTICE DISCLAIMS ALL EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE PRACTICE DOES NOT WARRANTY THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, TIMELINESS, OR AVAILABILITY OF THIS WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT OF ANY LINKED WEBSITE. 

Your use of this website signifies that you assume the risk of accessing and using the information it provides.  The Practice does not guarantee the accuracy of information provided on this website and is not responsible for any errors or omissions in the information provided.

You agree that the Practice is not responsible to you or others for any loss or damages that results from your use (or nonuse) of this website or linked third-party website. These potential losses or damages include, but are not limited to: direct, indirect, special, consequential, compensatory damage, incidental damage, lost profits or data, damages to your computer resulting from viruses, loss of or damage to other property, or claims of third parties, or penalties resulting from copying or displaying this website or its contents. The Practice is not  responsible for these consequences, regardless of whether the we have been advised or knew or should have known of the possibility of such damages or claims. Your sole and exclusive remedy against the Practice is to stop using this website. Without limiting the preceding paragraphs, you expressly release the Practice of any responsibility and/or liability relating to your use of this website, linked websites, or information contained in this website or linked websites.

The information you provide through our website

The Practice has the right (but not the duty) to monitor your use of this website, including any information you provide through it. You are responsible for all the information that you send, submit, or provide through this website. You agree not to transmit information that is illegal, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, ethnically or racially offensive or discriminatory, profane, invasive of another’s privacy, or any information that is violative of any law or confidentiality agreement. The Practice may edit, delete, modify, or ban such information, and/or take necessary legal action.

Any information that you send to the Practice by email may be misdirected or intercepted by unintended recipients. It thus may not constitute a confidential means of communication. If you have confidentiality concerns, please consider using an alternative mode of communication and do not transmit any sensitive or confidential information to us via email. If you elect to communicate with the Practice by email, you agree that email transmission is used for your convenience. The Practice does not warrant the confidentiality or security of any email transmission.

Links to third-party websites

Through hypertext or other computer links, you may access third-party websites from this website.  Third-party websites are unrelated to, and not maintained by, the Practice. You agree that the Practice has no responsibility for the content of such websites, regardless of whether your access is provided by us or another third-party. We do not guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, or suitability of the content of any third-party website. Third-party website links are not endorsements of the products or services of that linked website. They are not endorsements of the third-party website’s sponsoring organization. Your sole and exclusive remedy for claims arising from any such third-party products or services is against the third-party provider, and not the Practice.

The Practice hereby grants third-party websites the limited right to link to this website. This limited license does not permit the right to “framing” of the Content or grant any other activity that could create a misimpression or confusion among users with respect to sponsorship or affiliation. If you provide a link to changeptclinic.com on your website, please notify Matthieu Laurent PT within 24 hours. You agree to remove the link and any reference to Matthieu Laurent PT if we make such a request, and you agree to comply within 24 hours.

If you submit information through our website

Do not send any ideas, suggestions, materials, concepts, or other information (collectively “Information”) to the Practice relating to the website. If you violate these Conditions of Use, any Information that you send to us will become the Practice's property. This means that the Practice will have unrestricted use of it for any purpose (including commercial). Regardless of how we use that Information, you will not be compensated, and we will not be liable to you or to any other provider of the Information.

You agree: (1) to waive your rights in any Information, (2) to warrant that it is original to you, (3) that you have the right to submit the Information to us, and (4) that you have no recourse against the Practice for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in any Information.

The Practice does not have any obligation of confidence to any Information submitted, and the Practice disclaims any liability that may result from its disclosure of any Information which is submitted in violation of its policy.

You further agree not to:

  • send us any Information that contains any viruses or other computer programming routines that may damage, interfere with, intercept, or take any system, data, or personal information;

  • send us an unreasonably large amount of Information on this website or otherwise interfere with or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying this website;

  • transmit any advertisements, solicitations, chain letters, pyramid schemes, investment opportunities, or other unsolicited commercial communications;

  • access, use, or copy any portion of the Content using automated mechanisms, such as bots, spiders, scrapers, web crawlers, or indexing agents; and/or

  • impersonate another person or allow any other person or entity to use your identity while interacting on the Practice’s Social Media (as defined in the website Privacy Policy).

If you send health information to the Practice to obtain an appointment with one of the Practice’s providers, you agree that such information will be provided to that provider.

Indemnification of the Practice for claims arising from your use of the website

You agree to indemnify the Practice against any damages, losses, liabilities, judgments, costs or expenses (including reasonable attorney fees and costs) arising out of any claims by a third-party relating to your use of this website.

Operation of the website

The Practice makes all reasonable efforts to keep this website operational and available for access on a a 24-hour-a-day, seven-day-a-week basis. This is subject to scheduled downtime for maintenance purposes, unscheduled maintenance, and systems outages. We do not provide any assurance or warranty that: (1) access will always be available, (2) service will be uninterrupted, (3) its operation will be error-free, (4) any defects will be corrected, or (5) the servers that operate the website are free from viruses or other harmful components. You agree to assume the entire cost of servicing, repairing, or correcting your property as might be necessitated by your use.

Privacy and security

The Practice uses its best efforts to comply with all applicable laws concerning online communications privacy. You, however, acknowledge that the Internet is neither more nor less secure than other communications media, including mail, fax, and telephone services, all of which can be intercepted and otherwise compromised. We encourage you to assume that all internet communications are unsecure, and to exercise particular caution when sharing information about your health. For more details, read the Practice’s website Privacy Policy. 

Proprietary rights

This website’s Content is protected by applicable copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, or by other proprietary rights and laws. You agree not to sell, license, rent, modify, copy, distribute, reproduce, transmit, redistribute, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, adapt, edit, or create derivative works from the Content.  Your use of the Content for any purpose that is not expressly permitted in the Privacy Policy or these Conditions of Use is prohibited. Reproduction, replication, or redistribution for commercial purposes of any of the Content is prohibited.

Applicable Law and enforcement of Conditions of Use

The laws of the state of New York, without giving effect to its principles of conflicts of law, govern all adversarial proceedings arising out of these Conditions of Use.  If you take legal action relating to the Privacy Policy or these Conditions of Use or your interactions with or relationship to the Practice relating to this website, you agree to file such action only in the state and federal courts located in the State of New York. By using this Website, you agree that: (1) if any provision of this agreement is held to be unenforceable, then that provision will be modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it enforceable, unless that modification is not permitted by law, in which case that provision will be disregarded; (2) that if an unenforceable provision is modified or disregarded in accordance with this paragraph, then the rest of these Conditions of Use will remain in effect as written; and (3) that any unenforceable provision will remain as written in any circumstances other than those in which the provision is held to be unenforceable. Any waiver of the Privacy Policy or these Conditions of Use is valid unless it is in writing and signed by an authorized representative of the Practice. No such waiver shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term or condition. These Conditions of Use and our Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between you and the Practice, relating to your use of this website.

Amendments and Modifications

The Practice may change the Privacy Policies and/or these Conditions of Use or the Content at any time without prior notice. If you use this website after any changes, you demonstrate your agreement to be bound by the changes.