The terms “we”, “us”, “I” and “our” refer to Alicia Melgoza Enterprises, LLC DBA Taking Healthy Back (“Company”). The term the “Websites” refers to www.aliciamelgoza.com and www.takinghealthyback.com and all online class sites connected with Alicia Melgoza Enterprises, LLC. The term collectively “Programs, Products and Services” refers to all digital and non-digital products and services, including but not limited to: private and group coaching calls and consultations (whether via phone, skype or otherwise); coaching packages; e-books; handouts/.pdfs; worksheets; homework; online courses and classes; group programs; consulting services; trainings; workshops; webinars; teleseminars; subscriptions; speaking engagements; free offerings; blog posts; emails; videos; audio (whether live or recordings); social media; and any other website resources and materials. The term “user,” “you” and “your” refers to the visitors, customers, clients and any other users of the Websites, Programs, Products and Services.
Use of the Websites, Programs, Products and Services, including all materials presented herein, is subject to the following Disclaimer. By accessing, purchasing or using our Websites, Programs, Products and Services, you are agreeing to accept all parts of this Disclaimer. Thus, if you do not agree to the disclaimer below, STOP now, and do not use our Websites, Programs, Products and Services or anything you have purchased or experienced through us or at or through our Websites, Programs, Products and Services.
FOR EDUCATIONAL AND INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY.
The information contained in our Websites, Programs, Products and Services is for educational and informational purposes only, and is made available to you as self-help and personal development tools for your own use. While Alicia Melgoza draws on her professional Master of Social Work (MSW) training and background, personal experiences, and expertise in other areas, you acknowledge that Alicia Melgoza is NOT a licensed mental health professional and does not provide any social work, psychotherapy or counseling services in this role. By sharing information in person, by phone or Skype, or online including but not limited to webinars, teleseminars, social media, speaking engagements, classes, handouts/.pdfs, videos, audio recordings, emails, one-on-one and group coaching or otherwise through our Websites, Programs, Products and Services, we are providing this information solely for your educational and informational purposes and not as medical or mental health advice.
NOT MEDICAL OR MENTAL HEALTH ADVICE.
The information provided in or through our Websites, Programs, Products and Services is not to be perceived or relied upon in any way as medical advice or mental health advice. We are not providing health care, medical, nutrition or mental health therapy services or attempting to diagnose, treat, evaluate, prevent or cure in any manner whatsoever any physical ailment, disease, or any mental health disorder or condition. Nothing on the Websites or our Programs, Products and Services shall be construed as entering us into a therapeutic relationship. Rather, Alicia Melgoza serves as an educator, mentor and guide, who helps you reach your own health, lifestyle, wellness, and personal development goals by providing you with education and tools to help you implement your own personal development and lifestyle changes. Our Websites, Programs, Products and Services are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment that can be provided by your own Medical Provider (including physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, licensed nutritionist or dietitian, or any other licensed health professional) or Mental Health Provider (including psychotherapist, psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker, counselor, or any other licensed mental health practitioner).
CONSULT YOUR OWN PHYSICIAN OR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER.
Our intent is NOT to replace any relationship that exists, or should exist, between you and your own Medical Provider and Mental Health Provider. You should always seek the advice of your own Medical Provider and/or Mental Health Provider regarding any questions or concerns you have about your specific health situation, including but not limited to physical or mental health issues such as depression or eating disorders. We advise you to speak with your own Medical Provider or Mental Health Provider before implementing any recommendations or suggestions obtained through our Websites, Programs, Products and Services, pertaining but not limited to your health and wellness, such as exercise, lifestyle habits, weight loss, food, vitamins or supplements; detox or cleanses; meditation or deep breathing exercises; or participating in any other aspect of an exercise and/or healthy lifestyle program. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking professional advice for yourself because of information you have read on our Websites or received through any of our Programs, Products and Services. You should not stop taking any medications without speaking to your own respective Medical Provider and/or Mental Health Provider. If you have or suspect that you have a medical or mental health issue, contact your own Medical Provider or Mental Health Provider immediately.
REFERRAL TO MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONERS.
Individuals in need of treatment for a mental health disorder may not be appropriate candidates for our Programs and Services and, should it appear that professional social work or counseling services may be appropriate for any potential mental health issue or concern, we will refer you to a licensed mental health care provider. Our intent is NOT to replace any relationship that exists, or should exist, between you and your own Medical Provider and Mental Health Provider.
We aim to accurately represent the information provided by or through our Websites, Programs, Products and Services. You are acknowledging that you are participating voluntarily in using our Websites, Programs, Products and Services, and you alone are solely and personally responsible for your choices, actions and results. As a visitor to our Websites or a user of our Programs, Products and Services, you acknowledge that: (I) your use and/or implementation of any information, materials, suggestions or recommendations accessible on or offered through our Websites, Programs, Products or Services or otherwise is entirely at your own risk; (II) you take full responsibility to seek out professional advice as needed from your own Medical Provider, Mental Health Provider, or any other licensed professional applicable to your particular issue; and (III) you take full responsibility for your health, life and well-being, as well as the health, lives and well-being of your family and children (where applicable), for all decisions now and in the future.
Our role is to support and assist you in reaching your own health, wellness, personal development and lifestyle goals for yourself, but your success depends primarily on your own effort, motivation, commitment and follow-through. We cannot and do not guarantee that you will attain a particular result from our Websites, Programs, Products and Services, including but not limited to any of our offerings, coaching, courses, webinars, emails, or blog posts. You accept and understand that results differ for each individual. Each individual’s health, wellness and personal development success depends on his or her unique background, sociocultural environment, dedication, desire, motivation and actions. As with any personal development, healthy lifestyle or wellness-related program, product or service, your results may vary, and will be based on many variables, including but not limited to, your physical body, body chemistry, daily demands, energy expenditure, environment, stage of life, individual capacity, life experience, unique health and genetic profile, starting point, expertise, and level of commitment.
Our Websites, Programs, Products and Services present real world experiences, testimonials, and insights about other people’s experiences for purposes of illustration only. The testimonials, examples, and photos used are of actual individuals and the results they personally achieved. Each individual has approved these testimonials, examples, and photos for use in materials to speak to the Programs, Products and Services, but they are not intended to represent or guarantee that you or any current or future individuals will achieve the same or similar results. Rather, these client stories represent what is possible with our Programs, Products and Services. Each of these unique stories, and any and all results reported in these stories on our Websites and through our Programs, Products and Services, are the culmination of numerous variables, many of which we cannot control. Therefore, individual success for one client does not guarantee or ensure individual success for you or other individuals.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK.
There are sometimes unknown individual risks and circumstances that can arise during use of our Websites, Programs, Products and Services that cannot be foreseen that can influence or reduce results. We are not responsible for your personal choices or actions before, during or after use of our Websites, Programs, Products and Services. You understand that any mention of any suggestion or recommendation on or through our Websites, Programs, Products and Services is to be taken at your own risk, with no liability on our part, recognizing that there is a rare chance that illness, injury or even death could result to you. You accept full responsibility for the consequences of your use, or non-use, of any information provided through the Websites, Programs, Products and Services, or through any means whatsoever. Your use, or non-use, of this information is at your own risk, and you absolve us of any liability or loss that you, or your family or children (if applicable) or any other person, may incur from your or their use or non-use of the information provided.
NO LIABILITY AND RELEASE OF CLAIMS.
The decisions you make, and the consequences thereof, are yours. We will not be held responsible or liable in any way for the information, products or materials that you request or receive through our Websites, Programs, Products and Services. In no event will we be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, equitable or consequential damages for any use of or reliance on our Websites, Programs, Products and Services, or on those affiliated with us in any way, and you hereby release us from any and all claims, including, without limitation, those related to lost profits, personal or business interruptions, personal injuries, accidents, delays, harm, damage, death, misapplication of information, or any other loss, physical or mental disease, condition or issue, or otherwise, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages or difficulties. We do not assume liability for accidents, delays, injuries, harm, loss, damage, death, lost profits, personal or business interruptions, misapplication of information, physical or mental disease, condition or issue, or otherwise, due to any act or default of anyone or any business, whether owners, staff, agents or otherwise, affiliated with Company. We do not assume liability for any owner, staff member, agent, or otherwise who is engaged in rendering Programs, Products or Services for Company, or in carrying out in-person or online individual and group classes, including but not limited to workshops, seminars, webinars, courses, workbooks, trainings, and/or coaching sessions. By accessing the Websites and reading the information contained therein, you agree not to hold Company, its associates, agents, employees or any individuals affiliated with Alicia Melgoza Enterprises, LLC, liable for any loss or cost incurred by you, or any person related or associated with you, as a result of materials or techniques, or coaching, offered by Alicia Melgoza. In the event that you use any information, suggestions or recommendations provided on or through our Websites, Programs, Products and Services or affiliated with us for yourself, we assume no responsibility or liability.
Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of information shared on or through our Websites, Programs, Products and Services, the information may inadvertently contain inaccuracies or typographical errors, or other errors or omissions. We are not responsible for the views, opinions, or accuracy of facts referenced on or through our Websites, Programs, Products and Services or those of any other individual or company affiliated with us in any way. Every effort has been made to present you with the most accurate, up-to-date information, but because the nature of technology and scientific research is constantly evolving, we cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of our content, or for any inaccuracies, errors or omissions that may occur.
We may promote or partner as an affiliate with other individuals or companies whose programs, products and services align with ours. In the spirit of transparency, we want you to be aware that there may be instances when we promote or market for our partners and in exchange we receive financial or non-financial compensation in the form of affiliate fees and/or other rewards. Please note that we are highly selective as to the partners whose programs, products and/or services we promote and we only promote or share the programs, products and services of those with whom we think highly. At the same time, any such promotion or marketing does not serve as any form of endorsement. You are still required to use your own judgment when using or purchasing any such affiliate program, product or service to determine that it is appropriate for you as we waive all liability as related to any of our affiliates, including any of their programs, products or services.
References or links in our Websites, Programs, Products and Services to any other individual’s, business or entity’s information, opinions, advice, programs, products or services do not constitute our formal endorsement in any way. We are merely sharing information for your own information and self-help only. We are not responsible for the website content, blogs, e-mails, videos, audios, social media, programs, products, services and/or any other information of any off-site web pages, companies or persons linked or referenced in our Websites, Programs, Products and Services.
By visiting, purchasing, or using our Websites, Programs, Products and Services you implicitly signify your agreement to all parts of the above Disclaimer.
If you have any questions about this Disclaimer, please contact us using the Contact Form.
Updated: February 2016