Terms of Use

The following terms and conditions (Terms of use) apply to your use of any and all web sites owned and operated by the International Association of Reiki Professionals LLC (IARP).

By using this web site, you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use do not use this web site.

IARP may, at any point in time, revise or modify these Terms of Use or include new conditions for use of the web site(s). Such changes, revisions or modifications shall be effective immediately upon notice to you, which may be given by any means including posting on the web site(s) or by email. Any use of the web site by you after such notice shall be deemed to constitute acceptance of such changes, revisions or modifications. IARP may modify the web site(s), policies, procedures, and services at any time whatsoever.

Scope of Use

IARP grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this web site only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use.

Except as otherwise provided in these Terms of Use, no part of any content on this website may be copied, downloaded or stored in a retrieval system for any other purpose, nor may it be redistributed for any purpose, without the express written permission of IARP. You understand that IARP may discontinue, change, or restrict your use of this website for any reason whatsoever without notice.

By using the web site(s), you represent that you are at least eighteen years old.

User Submissions

Certain areas of this website contain links to personal or business web pages or profiles, web sites, member pages,  and other features that may allow you to submit, post, or transmit to other users content on or through the website. You acknowledge that you are responsible for any content you submit on or through the website, including its legality, reliability, accuracy and appropriateness.

You agree that by submitting content:

  • The content is your original work, you own the content or you have permission from the owner of the content to submit such content to the website;
  • You will only submit content that complies with applicable law and you will not submit content that is abusive, defamatory, obscene, infringing, threatening, repetitive, or otherwise inappropriate, or that contains any viruses or other software that may adversely affect the operation of another’s computer;
  • You understand and agree that such content will be deemed non-confidential; and
  • You grant to IARP the irrevocable right to use, copy, modify, publish, perform, transmit and display such content via any media for any purpose whatsoever.

Any content and/or opinions posted to the website, and all articles and responses to questions and other content are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity submitting them and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of IARP. IARP is not responsible or liable for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of the website.

IARP has the right to remove or refuse to post any user content for any or no reason in our sole discretion. IARP assumes no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications or any content provided by any user or any third party.

Intellectual Property

This website and its content are protected by copyright, trademark and other applicable United States and international laws. You may not modify, reproduce or distribute the design or layout of the website or any content available on or through the website without IARP’s express written permission.

The trademarks, logos, and service marks displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trademarks of IARP and its licensors. Nothing contained in this website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right in and to the trademarks, logos and service marks. Unauthorized use of any trademark, logo or service mark may be a violation of federal and state trademark laws.

Links

This website may contain links to web sites operated by third parties including service providers, members and other third parties. IARP provides links to other web sites and member web sites as a convenience to users and use of any other sites linked to this web site is at your own risk. IARP is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of these sites, services or links. Links to other web sites do not imply IARP’s endorsement of any content, advertising, products, services, or other materials on or available from these sites.

Unless specified in a written agreement between you and IARP, you agree to adhere to IARP’s linking policy as follows: (i) the appearance, position and other aspects of a link may not be such as to damage or dilute the goodwill associated with IARP’s names and trademarks, (ii) the appearance, position and other attributes of a link may not create a false pretense or deceptive appearance that your person, organization, or entity is affiliated with IARP, (iii) when clicked on the link must display the web site on full-screen and not within a “frame” on the linking web site, and (iv) IARP reserves the right to revoke its consent to links at any time whatsoever.

Affiliate Programs and Third Party Offerings and Links

IARP is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. IARP is also a participant in other affiliate programs including Commission Junction and may earn a small commission for links to products and services. Your purchase helps support our work in bringing you progressive information about Reiki and its benefits.

Directory

The International Association of Reiki Professionals LLC Reiki Directory/Locator is compiled and displayed as a reference point source of information. Members have self-reported their offerings and areas of special interests. The listings and areas of special interest have not been verified, nor is expertise in any modality or area of interest or offering endorsed by the International Association of Reiki Professionals LLC.

The directory data may not be used for commercial purposes in any way. Solicitations or commercial contact to the directory members is strictly prohibited. Directory information is provided as a convenience so that a person may find a practitioner or teacher in their area as a starting point for their own research for personal Reiki services, sessions or classes, and to contact a Reiki practitioner or teacher to learn more about their services and to determine if a Reiki session or class is right for them. Any information within the directory, in part or in whole, may not be downloaded, republished, resold or duplicated for commercial use or for any other purposes or for purposes of compiling lists of data. The International Association of Reiki Professionals LLC does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or timeliness of the information contained in the member listings, self-reported or otherwise, and on the web site(s). In no event shall the International Association of Reiki Professionals LLC be liable to you or to anyone for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information. It is your responsibility to determine if a practitioner or teacher or if Reiki in general is right for you.

Security

IARP web sites may require you to register or obtain a password prior to permitting access to the web site or certain services available on the web site. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your registration information and password, and for all uses of your password, whether or not authorized by you. You are not allowed to share your login information or password with others. 

No Warranties

The IARP web site(s), any content herein, and any services or third party information are provided on an “as is” basis, with no warranties, express or implied. Neither IARP nor any officer or person associated with IARP makes any warranties to the reliability, security, usability, accuracy or availability of the web site(s), any content or information contained, or any services obtained through the web site(s) including the Reiki Locator. Neither IARP nor any person associated with IARP 

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances will IARP, any officer or person associated with IARP, affiliated licensors, or content and information providers be liable for damages in connection with your use of the web site(s), any services or offerings listed or shown on the web site(s), or any information or content, including any direct, indirect, incidental, or punitive damages including but not limited in scope to usability, personal injury, pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of revenue, loss of business.

Use of the web site(s) is solely at your own risk and this includes but is not limited to site information, content, and services listed or obtained.

IARP does not dispense medical advice nor prescribe the use of any technique as a form of treatment for physical, emotional, spiritual, mental or medical problems or issues. The intent of informational material or content within articles on on the web site(s) is only to offer information of a general nature to help readers in their quest for well-being. IARP does not promote or endorse any of the products or services by any third-parties. 

Reiki is meant to be used as a complement to traditional care or as a personal relaxation or stress reducing tool. It is not a substitute for qualified medical or traditional care. Do not substitute it for the advice of a qualified health professional. 

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless IARP, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and content providers from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) resulting from your violation of these Terms of Use or your use of the web site(s), including, without limitation, any use of the content and services other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use.

Location, Governing Law and Jurisdiction/Arbitration

IARP is based in the state of New Hampshire in the United States. IARP makes no representation that the information in the web site(s) is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to the web site(s) from territories where the content of the web site(s) may be illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this web site(s) from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

These Terms of Use and any dispute or claim arising out of or related to these Terms of Use, their subject matter or their formation shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New Hampshire. Any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of or related to these Terms of Use or the web site(s) shall be instituted exclusively in the federal or state courts located in New Hampshire. You agree to waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.

Violations

IARP reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these Terms of Use, including without limitation the right to block access from a particular Internet address to the web site and to refer any illegal or unauthorized use of the web site(s) to law enforcement professionals.

Waiver and Severability

No waiver of these Terms of Use by IARP shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition, and any failure of IARP to assert a right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.

Copyright Policy

The following Copyright Policy is applicable to any and all web sites owned and operated by International Association of Reiki Professionals LLC (IARP). This also includes any social media pages of International Association of Reiki Professionals LLC including but not limited to facebook, twitter, instagram, google +, youtube.

IARP takes claims of copyright infringement seriously. It is IARP’s policy to terminate the accounts of users who may infringe or repeatedly infringe the copyrights of IARP and/or others.

IARP will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law. If you believe any materials accessible on or from this website infringe your copyright, you may request removal of those materials from the website by submitting written notification to our Copyright Agent. In accordance with the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512) (“DMCA”), the written notice (the “DMCA Notice”) must include substantially the following:

  • An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest.
  • Identification of the copyrighted work you believe to have been infringed or, if the claim involves multiple works on the website, a representative list of such works.
  • A description of where the material you believe to be infringing is located on the website.
  • Your address, telephone number and, if available, e-mail address.
  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law.
  • A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

Our designated Copyright Agent to receive DMCA Notices is:
Copyright Agent
Legal Department
International Association of Reiki Professionals LLC
20 Trafalgar Square, Ste. 405
Nashua, NH 03063 USA

If you fail to comply with all of the requirements of Section 512(c)(3) of the DMCA, your DMCA Notice may not be effective.

Please be aware that if you knowingly materially misrepresent that material or activity on the website is infringing your copyright, you may be held liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) under Section 512(f) of the DMCA.

Privacy Policy

IARP respects your privacy and online security and is committed to ensuring the information that you share on our web site(s) is handled with honor and respect. It is a privilege and an honor to be of service to you.

Web Site Visitor Information

Information that we gather from visitors is used to improve visitor and user experience and interaction. As with many other web sites, log files are stored on a web server(s) saving the visitor’s IP address, referring page, browser type, time of visit, and other items. Cookies may be used to remember visitor preferences when interacting with the web site(s). Where registration for login is required, the visitor’s username and password and other information will be stored on a server(s).

How is this Information Used

The information is used to augment the visitor’s experience, displaying customized content relevant to the visitor, user or member. Email addresses will not be sold or rented to third parties. Email may be sent to members and subscribers regarding membership and services and relevant news and information. IARP retains the right to send IARP Members email notices with respect to their membership status.

Security of Visitor Information

To protect your personal information when taking part in transactions involving money, we use service providers who utilize Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information that you input. This is designated in your browser address field by “https”.

Cookies

Cookies are small, digital signature files that are stored by your web browser that allow your preferences to be recorded when visiting the web site(s) and/or returning to the web site(s). This allows IARP.org and IARPReiki.org and any other sites owned or operated by IARP to recognize you as a returning visitor, which is useful in serving IARP Members and subscribers relevant information.

Queries

This web site is operated by International Association of Reiki Professionals LLC. Questions or technical support should be directed to our Contact Us page.