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ONLINE AGREEMENT

Welcome to Alternative-Therapies.com (this "Site"), an Internet-based online information, transaction and communication service brought to you by InnoVision, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company ("InnoVision"). InnoVision and its affiliates provide their services to you subject to the following notices, terms, and conditions (this "Agreement"). In addition to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, when you use any Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine[SM] service or purchase any Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine™ product, you will be subject to the rules, guidelines, policies, terms and conditions applicable to such specific service. By accessing or using this Site, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If you do not wish to be bound by this Agreement, you may not access or use this Site. In the event that any of the terms, conditions and notices contained herein conflict with the additional terms and conditions applicable to any Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine[SM] service or purchase any Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine™ product, then these terms shall control.

We reserve the right to modify this Agreement at any time, and such modification shall be effective immediately upon either posting of the modified agreement or notifying you. You agree to review this Agreement periodically to ensure that you are aware of any modifications. Your continued access or use of this Site shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified agreement.

1. DISCLAIMER

The information contained in this Site is presented for the purpose of educating and assisting people interested in and/or engaged in holistic wellness, complementary and alternative therapies, health, nutrition, supplements, exercise, etc. information and activities. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to be instructional for medical diagnosis or treatment. The information should not be considered complete, nor should it be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual. It should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider. Information obtained in this Site is not exhaustive and does not cover all diseases, ailments, physical conditions or their treatment. Should you have any health care related questions, please call or see your physician or other qualified health care provider promptly. Always consult with your physician or other qualified health care provider before embarking on a new treatment, diet or fitness program. You should never disregard medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this Site.

The information contained in this Site is compiled from a variety of sources ("Information Providers"). Neither InnoVision nor Information Providers directly or indirectly practice medicine or dispense medical services as part of this Site.

Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine[SM] service and Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine™ software, information and products accessed or purchased directly or indirectly through this Site (the "Services") are provided "as is" without warranty, express or implied. InnoVision hereby excludes all implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular use or purpose with respect to the Services. There are no warranties which extend beyond the description on the face of this Agreement. InnoVision and Information Providers make no warranty as to the reliability, accuracy, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, completeness or suitability of the Services. InnoVision and Information Providers cannot and do not warrant against human and machine errors, omissions, delays, interruptions or losses, including loss of data. InnoVision and Information Providers cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from this Site will be free of infection by viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. InnoVision and Information Providers do not warrant or guarantee that the functions or Services performed in this Site will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in this Site will be corrected. Users of this Site are responsible for (1) implementing and maintaining adequate procedures and checkpoints to satisfy their particular requirements for accuracy of data input and output and (2) maintaining a means external to this Site for the reconstruction of any lost data.

2. OTHER SITES

You are encouraged to use discretion while browsing the Internet on searches initiated at this Site. The links contained in this Site may lead unintentionally to sites containing information that some people may find inappropriate or offensive. It may also lead to sites which contain inaccurate information, false or misleading advertising, or information which violates copyright, libel or defamation laws. InnoVision and Information Providers make no representations concerning any effort to review all of the content of sites listed in its catalog (indeed, given the number of results from any browsing which starts with a Alternative-Therapies.com link that would be practically impossible).

3. REVIEW OF POSTINGS & UPLOADS

InnoVision does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted or uploaded to this Site and is not responsible for the content of these communications and materials. However, InnoVision reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines, in its sole discretion, to be (a) abusive, libelous, defamatory or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright or trademark, other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to InnoVision. Any messages, advice, opinions or other information contained in any discussion area should not be construed as professional advice or instruction.

4. LIMITED LICENSE

By this Agreement, InnoVision grants, subject to the terms of this Agreement, only a limited, non-transferable and non-exclusive license to access, explore and otherwise use this Site in real time and to use the materials in this Site in a manner consistent with paragraph 11 (Copyright and Trademarks) below.

5. USER'S AGREEMENT

You agree to: (a) maintain all equipment required for your access to and use of this Site; (b) maintain the security of your user identification, password and other confidential information relating to your account with this Site; and (c) be responsible for all charges resulting from use of your account with this Site, including unauthorized use prior to your notifying InnoVision of such use and taking steps to prevent its further occurrence by changing your password.

6. ON-LINE COMMUNICATIONS

6.01 Your participation in on-line communications occurs in real time and is not edited, censored, or otherwise controlled by InnoVision. InnoVision cannot and does not screen content provided by you to InnoVision. Notwithstanding the foregoing, InnoVision reserves the right to monitor content on this Site and to remove content, which InnoVision, in its sole discretion, determines to be harmful, offensive, or otherwise in violation of this Agreement or InnoVision's operating policies for users of this Site ("Users").

6.02 You may send and receive electronic mail ("email"), engage in conferences and chats, download and upload files and otherwise use this Site as permitted by this Agreement, InnoVision's operating policies and applicable law. Files that you upload, public messages that you send and your activity in conferences and chats are subject to review, modification and deletion without notice by the forum manager responsible for this Site area where your uploading or other activity takes place (or by an individual designated by such forum manager for such purpose). InnoVision's operating policies relating to online conduct, storage and deletion of email and uploaded files, conferences, bulletin boards ("BBSs") and other matters are available and/or will be made available online. InnoVision reserves the right in its sole discretion to change such policies at any time. Files uploaded to a BBS may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination, and you are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you download them.

6.03 You are responsible for your communications and your use of this Site. You may not, under any circumstances, do any of the following: (a) use simultaneous, unattended or continuous connections to this Site with one account; (b) post or transmit any message which is libelous or defamatory; (c) post or transmit any message, data, image or program which is indecent, obscene or pornographic; (d) post or transmit any message, data, image or program that would violate the property rights of others, including unauthorized copyrighted text, images or programs, trade secrets or other confidential proprietary information, and trademarks or service marks used in an infringing fashion; (e) use this Site to threaten, harass, stalk, abuse, or otherwise violate the legal rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of others; (f) intercept or attempt to intercept email or other private communications not intended for you; (g) send email to Users or other Internet users for any purpose other than personal communication, including to advertise or offer to unsolicited sell goods or services to other Users, use as a mass unsolicited distribution medium to communicate a generally unsolicited message, or use your email account as an address to which Users or other Internet users need to respond (except as otherwise expressly permitted by InnoVision); (h) send unsolicited email messages through third-party mail servers in order to relay your email or hide the origination of your email to others; (i) upload or download files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, rights of privacy or publicity, or any other applicable law unless you own or control the rights to such files or have received all necessary consents; (j) upload files that contain a virus or corrupted data; (k) delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in a file that you upload to a BBS or this Site; (l) falsify the source or origin of software or other material contained in a file that you upload to a BBS or this Site; (m) use this Site in a manner that adversely affects the availability of its resources to other Users; (n) use, download or otherwise copy, or provide (whether or not for a fee) to a person or entity that is not a subscriber to this Site the User directory or any portion thereof other than for personal, noncommercial purposes; (o) falsely purport to be an employee or agent of InnoVision; (p) cause repeated disruptive incidents; or (q) act, or fail to act, in your use of this Site, in a manner that is contrary to applicable law or regulation. In addition, you may not post or transmit any message which is harmful, threatening, abusive or hateful. It is not the intent of InnoVision to discourage Users from taking controversial positions or expressing vigorously what may be unpopular views in this Site, nonetheless, InnoVision reserves the right to take such action as it deems appropriate in cases where this Site is used to disseminate statements which are deeply and widely offensive and/or harmful. Each time you upload a file on this Site, you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control the rights or have the necessary consents to do so, and you grant every other User the right to download and use such file. Your failure to observe any of the foregoing limitations or obligations may result in civil or criminal liability.

7. PRIVACY POLICY

InnoVision considers its users' privacy to be of the utmost importance. Please see our Privacy Statement for a detailed description of our information gathering and dissemination practices for this Site.

8. OPERATION

InnoVision reserves complete and sole discretion with respect to the operation of the Site. InnoVision may, among other things: (a) delete email if it has not been accessed by a User within the time established by InnoVision 's policies; (b) subject to Section 6, make available to third parties information relating to this Site and Users; and (c) withdraw, suspend or discontinue any functionality or feature of this Site. InnoVision may, in its complete and sole discretion, review uploaded files, conferences, BBSs, forums, and chats and authorize restrictions on access thereto. InnoVision will not review the contents of email except as required or allowed by applicable law or legal process.

9. USER REPRESENTATIONS

You represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and that you possess the legal right and ability to enter into this Agreement and to use this Site in accordance with this Agreement. You agree to be financially responsible for your use of this Site (as well as for use of your account by others, including minors living with you) and to comply with your responsibilities and obligations as stated in this Agreement

10. CONTENT

Users of this Site may obtain information and purchase certain goods, information and services. Statements made in websites, newsgroups, message boards, email, forums, conferences and chats reflect only the views of their authors. Forum managers, forum hosts or Merchants appearing on this Site are not authorized InnoVision spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of InnoVision. Moreover, you agree that use of the information, services and goods offered by this Site is at your sole risk and is without warranties of any kind by InnoVision, express, implied or otherwise including warranties of title, fitness for purpose, merchantability or non-infringement.

11. COPYRIGHT AND TRADEMARKS; COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS

The entire contents of this Site are copyrighted as a collective work under the laws of United States and other copyright laws. InnoVision holds the copyright in the collective work. The collective work includes works which are the property of the Information Providers which are also protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download portions of the material from the different areas of this Site solely for your own non-commercial use, unless otherwise permitted (e.g., in the case of electronic coupons, etc). Any redistribution, retransmission or publication of any copyrighted material is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of the copyright owner. You agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from this Site.

"Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine" and certain other marks referenced herein are either registered or unregistered trademarks and/or servicemarks of InnoVision. Other marks mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or servicemarks of their respective owners.

Pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2), notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to the Service Provider's Designated Agent. All inquiries not relevant to the following procedure will receive no response. See Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.

12. LICENSES AND IDEA SUBMISSIONS

You agree to grant to InnoVision a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual license, with the right to sublicense, to reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works of, publicly display and publicly perform any materials and other information (including, without limitation, ideas contained therein for new or improved products or services) you submit to public areas of this Site (such as BBSs, forums and chat rooms) by all means and in any media now known or hereafter developed. You hereby waive your moral rights in any such materials and information, and you hereby warrant that any such materials and information are original with you, or that you have the right to submit such materials and information. You agree that you shall have no recourse against InnoVision for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your communication to us.

13. INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless InnoVision, its officers, directors, employees, agents, Information Providers and suppliers from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorney's fees, resulting from any violation of this Agreement or any activity related to your account and/or the use of this Site (including infringement of third parties' worldwide intellectual property rights or negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing this Site using your service account.

14. WAIVER, RELEASE AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

You agree that neither InnoVision nor its officers, directors, employees, agents, Information Providers or suppliers shall have any liability to you under any theory of liability or indemnity in connection with your use of this Site. You hereby release and forever waive any and all claims you may have against InnoVision, its officers, directors, employees, agents, Information Providers or suppliers for losses or damages you sustain in connection with your use of this Site.

Notwithstanding the foregoing paragraph, the total liability of InnoVision, its officers, directors, employees, agents, Information Providers and suppliers, if any, for losses or damages shall not exceed the fees, if any, paid by the User to InnoVision (not for any fees that may have been paid to Merchants) for the particular information or service provided. All other damages, direct or indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive arising from any use of the information or other parts of this Site are hereby excluded even if InnoVision, its officers, directors, employees, agents, Information Providers or suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

15. THIRD PARTY RIGHTS

The provisions of paragraphs 13 (Indemnification) and 14 (Waiver, Release and Limitation of Liability) are for the benefit of InnoVision and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers, and Information Providers. Each of these individuals or entities shall have the right to assert and enforce those provisions directly against you on its, his or her own behalf.

16. TERM; TERMINATION

Either you or InnoVision may terminate your right to use this Site at any time, with or without cause or notice. The provisions of paragraphs 11 (Copyright and Trademarks), 12 (Licenses and Idea Submissions), 13 (Indemnification), 14 (Waiver, Release and Limitation of Liability), 15 (Third Party Rights), and 17 (Miscellaneous) shall survive any termination of this Agreement.

17. MISCELLANEOUS

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York. You agree that any legal action or proceeding between InnoVision and you for any purpose concerning this Agreement or the parties' respective obligations hereunder shall be brought exclusively in a court of competent jurisdiction sitting in New York County, New York, United States or the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to this Site must be commenced within six (6) months after the claim or cause of action arises, or shall be forever waived and barred. InnoVision's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of this Agreement. InnoVision may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.

18. NOTICE

InnoVision may deliver notice to you under this Agreement by means of electronic mail, a general notice on this Site, or by written communication delivered by first class U. S. mail to your address on record in InnoVision's account information. You may give notice to InnoVision at any time via electronic mail to InnoVision or by letter delivered by first class postage prepaid U. S. mail or overnight courier to the following address:

InnoVision, LLC 169 Saxony Road, Suite 104, Encinitas, CA 92024 Attn: President and Publisher Electronic Mail: alternative.therapies@innerdoorway.com.

19. REVIEWS AND COMMENTS

InnoVision may, from time to time, enable visitors to this Site to post reviews and comments on products and services featured on this Site. If you post reviews or comments on this Site, you grant InnoVision and its affiliates a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such reviews and comments throughout the world in any media. You also grant InnoVision and its affiliates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit with any review or comment, if any, in connection with such review or comment.

20. COMMUNITY

This Site contains areas such as message boards, mailing lists and directories, where users may share information with other users. You agree that you will not post or otherwise disseminate on or through this Site unlawful, libelous, threatening, abusive, offensive or obscene material of any kind, or materials that would infringe or violate the rights of any person or constitute a criminal offense or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law. Use of this Site "community" areas for advertising or commercial promotion is prohibited. InnoVision e reserves the right but not the obligation to remove any material that violates these terms. For all claims based upon the communications made or materials posted by others or by the use by third parties of this Site, you agree to hold harmless InnoVision, its affiliates and parties with whom InnoVision has contracted to host or maintain this Site.

21. THIRD-PARTY CONTENT

InnoVision operates an interactive transaction service allowing access to third-party merchant sites ("Merchants") from which Site users may purchase certain goods or services. You understand that InnoVision does not operate or control the products or services offered by Merchants. Except as otherwise indicated, Merchants are responsible for all aspects of order processing, fulfillment, billing and customer service. InnoVision is not a party to the transactions entered into between users of its site and Merchants. You agree that use of the services and goods offered by this Site is at your sole risk and is without warranties of any kind by InnoVision, express, implied or otherwise including warranties of title, fitness for purpose, merchantability or non-infringement. Under no circumstances is InnoVision liable for any damages arising from the transactions between its users and Merchants or for any information appearing on Merchant sites or any other site linked to this Site. InnoVision will not be liable to users for any incidental, special or consequential damages of any kind that may result from use of or inability to use any InnoVision[SM] service.

22. THIRD-PARTY MERCHANT POLICIES

Users who buy products or services from Merchants will be deemed to be customers of such Merchant. All rules, policies (including privacy policies) and operating procedures of such Merchant will apply to users while on such Merchant's site. InnoVision is not responsible for information provided by users to Merchants. Merchants and InnoVision are independent contractors and none of such parties have authority to make any representations or commitments on behalf of the others.

23. INFORMATION AND PRESS RELEASES

This Site contains information and press releases about InnoVision. While this information was believed to be accurate as of the date prepared, we disclaim any duty or obligation to update this information or any press releases. Information about companies other than InnoVision contained in the press releases or otherwise, should not be relied upon as being provided or endorsed by us.

24. SEVERABILITY

The provisions of this Agreement are severable, and in the event any provision hereof is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not in any way affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions hereof.

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