Alternative Medicine Review Website Terms of Use

You are advised to read the Terms and Conditions of Use of altmedrev.com.  These Terms and Conditions of Use have been developed to protect our users and to protect Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, the company that publishes Alternative Medicine Review.  Your use of altmedrev.com (sometimes referred to in the Terms and Conditions of Use as “this website”) constitutes your agreement to these Terms and Conditions of Use.  If you violate the Terms and Conditions of Use, your authorization to use altmedrev.com is revoked.  The Terms and Conditions of Use apply to all users of altmedrev.com.  If you have any questions about the practices or policies of altmedrev.com, or your dealings with altmedrev.com, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Table of Contents
1. Disclaimer
2. Use of Copyrighted Content
3. Privacy and Security Policy
4. Cookies
5. Links
6. Advertising Standards and Claims
7. Product Safety and Quality
8. Content and Submission Policy
9. Etiquette
10. Hold Harmless, Indemnification, Limitation of Liability
11. Dispute Resolution
12. Entire Agreement

Privacy Policy

1. Disclaimer
This website – altmedrev.com – does not provide health-care advice.  You should always consult a licensed and qualified health-care practitioner for health-care advice regarding a medical condition you might have.  You should never self-diagnose or self-treat any medical condition based on anything that you read on altmedrev.com.

2. Use of Copyrighted Content
The ownership of the content on this website belongs to Alternative Medicine Review and to its content providers, and the content on altmedrev.com is protected by the copyright laws of the United States.  Any use of this website’s content that is not expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions of Use is a breach of the Terms and Conditions of Use and also may be a violation of copyright law, trademark law, or another applicable federal or state law.  All rights not expressly granted in these Terms and Conditions of Use are specifically reserved to Alternative Medicine Review and Alternative Medicine Review, LLC.

Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, authorizes you to view material contained on altmedrev.com and to download or copy a single copy of material for your personal, non-commercial use.  Downloaded or copied material should include the copyright attribution, "© Alternative Medicine Review, LLC.  All rights reserved," as well as any other copyright or proprietary rights attribution that appears in the material you download or copy.

Do not use this website or provide outside links to this website for any personal or commercial purpose, such as the sale or trade of goods or services.

3. Privacy and Security Policy
No personal information we collect from you during your use of this website, such as your name, address, and email address, will be shared with any third party.  Unless required to do so by law, Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, will not, without your permission, sell, disclose, or provide any information, including your name, address, e-mail address or other personal information to any third party.

Should you choose to purchase on-line a subscription to Alternative Medicine Review, further information such as your credit card data for method of payment may be necessary.  Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, as this website’s service host, provides state-of-the-art security and encryption devices to protect your payment information.  Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, as this website’s service provider, protects the security of your information during transmission by using software that encrypts information you input.  Employees of Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, who handle customer data do not have access to your credit card details because this information is immediately encrypted by our merchant service, which is the only holder of this information.  We reveal only the last four digits of your credit card number when confirming an order.  Our merchant service transmits the entire encrypted credit card number to the appropriate credit card company during order processing.  To complete a credit card transaction the merchant service provides the customer’s name and billing address, the credit card number and expiration date, and the transaction amount, to the credit card processing company it uses via secure communications pathways.  We only collect billing information (such as a credit card number) so you can order a subscription to Alternative Medicine Review.  Your billing information is privileged and confidential and it will not be disclosed or given to any third party except as required by law.

We may ask you to provide contact information (such as your name and e-mail address).  Alternative Medicine Review will only use the contact information to send you information about the journal and its content, and, provided that you have given us permission to do so, to send you promotional material from content providers and advertisers.

4. Cookies
“Cookies” are small bits of electronic information that permit websites to keep records of website visits and personalize or customize the website experience for you.  Cookies are used to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer this website, to help identify visitors, to gather broad demographic information, to deliver content specific to your interests, and to save passwords so you do not have to re-enter them each time you visit this website.  We do not use cookies to report on or track you after you leave altmedrev.com.

5. Links
Outside links to other health information websites and advertisers may be provided in limited circumstances.  Alternative Medicine Review is not responsible for and does not endorse or support any product or service you may find on other websites.  Any data presented on other websites should be used at the user's discretion.  Alternative Medicine Review is not responsible for any results that may or may not occur regarding your use of the information, goods, or services posted on other websites.  Alternative Medicine Review cannot guarantee nor provide security surrounding your personal and confidential information when you visit other websites.

Some internal links may be required to support the functionality of Alternative Medicine Review and Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, as website host and are not accessible by the community at large.

6. Advertising Standards and Claims
Advertising submitted to Alternative Medicine Review must conform to ethical standards, including the following:

  • No material is accepted that is offensive to any race, religion, culture, or gender.
  • No material is accepted that is sexually offensive.
  • No material is accepted that involves cruelty to humans or animals.

Although we are committed to maintaining the highest advertising standards, Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, cannot be responsible for the practices of advertisers or their products and services.

For further questions or information on the advertising standards of Alternative Medicine Review, please e-mail the Managing Editor & Art Director at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Although Alternative Medicine Review can make no warranty or guarantee for the accuracy of labeling, content, or quality of any advertised product or service, advertiser claims regarding ingredients, potency, formulation, and product testing must be verifiable.  Advertisers must be able to substantiate and authenticate claims to Alternative Medicine Review and to users upon request.  Advertiser claims regarding how a product is grown, tested, or manufactured must be in accordance with principles and standards established by the appropriate governmental and regulatory agency or organization.

7. Product Safety and Quality
Products for which advertising is accepted must be safe when used according to instructions.  If a product is not intended for use by children the advertising should not encourage or imply such usage.

Alternative Medicine Review has no means to independently evaluate the safety or functionality of products offered by its advertisers and thus can neither endorse nor recommend such products.  Although Alternative Medicine Review requires that its advertisers substantiate claims of safety, wholeness, goodness, or purity of a product, we cannot guarantee or warranty those claims or any product or service advertised or discussed on altmedrev.com.

8. Content Submission Policy
Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, reserves the sole discretion to accept, edit, or reject materials submitted from users.  Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, will not be responsible for the return of these items.  Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, will not be liable for payment for a submission without a prior written agreement.

You agree to not upload or transmit to this website, its content providers, its business associates, its advertisers, or its users, any material that infringes on or violates the rights of any party.

If you submit any content or communication to altmedrev.com you are agreeing that such content or communication is not confidential for any purpose.

By making any submission to this website you are representing and warranting that you are the owner of the rights to the material submitted, and you are granting to Alternative Medicine Review a permanent, royalty-free, irrevocable, world-wide, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, create derivative works from, modify, publish, edit, translate, distribute, perform, and display the content of the submission in any media, in any form or format, now available or developed in the future.  If you are not the owner of the rights to the material submitted, you are representing and warranting that the person who does own such rights has granted the above rights to Alternative Medicine Review.  Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, may sublicense the rights obtained from you to others without limitation.

9. Etiquette
You agree by your use of altmedrev.com to adhere to the standards of proper “net-etiquette.”  These standards include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Do not use explicit, vulgar, or obscene language. 
  • Do not use racially, ethnically, or socially offensive language. 
  • Do not encourage, incite, or conspire to commit illegal activity. • Do not verbally attack, harass, or otherwise annoy another user. 
  • Do not post or request personal information from anyone under 18.
  • Do not misrepresent yourself as a member of the Alternative Medicine Review staff, an employee of Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, or a member of another organization to which you are not a member.
  • Do not post or link to sexually explicit or otherwise offensive material when participating in forums and chats.
  • Please stay on the topic when participating in forums and chats.
  • If you post messages on a public area of this website you may be identifying yourself, and your personal information may be available to others without your permission.

Alternative Medicine Review prohibits all of the above behaviors in the public areas of this website and reserves the right to remove any posting that violates these “net-etiquette” standards.

10. Hold Harmless, Indemnification, Limitation of Liability
By using altmedrev.com you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, and Alternative Medicine Review, and their officers, principals, employees, directors, agents, consultants, and information providers from and against claims, actions, demands, losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including attorneys’ fees resulting from, or alleged to have resulted from, your violation of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

You agree that Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, as this website’s service provider, is to be held harmless from liability for any misuse of your credit card information provided for fulfillment of any on-line purchase.

This website is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis.  Your use of altmedrev.com and its content is at your own risk.  Alternative Medicine Review does not guarantee the functions of this website will be error-free or uninterrupted, or that this website and server will be absolutely virus-free.  Your use of this website involves transmission of data over facilities not within the control of Alternative Medicine Review, its content providers, and its advertisers.  Therefore, Alternative Medicine Review assumes no liability for delay, corruption of data, interruption of service, or interception of data transmissions outside of its direct control.

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE REVIEW, ITS CONTENT PROVIDERS, BUSINESS ASSOCIATES, AND ADVERTISERS, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT ALLOWABLE BY LAW, DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES.

Alternative Medicine Review makes no representations or warranties as to the accuracy, completeness, reliability, timeliness of content, textual material, graphics, links, or data transmission capabilities provided by this website; nor to compliance with or satisfaction of any governmental regulation requiring disclosure of information concerning products or services offered by advertisers.

In no case shall Alternative Medicine Review, its content providers, business associates, advertisers, or any third parties referred to on this website be liable for any damages, including without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, personal injury or death, lost profits or damages from data loss or business interruption, resulting from the use or inability to use this website or its content, whether based on contract, tort or any other legal theory, and whether or not Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, is given notice of the possibility of such damages.  Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, and Alternative Medicine Review shall only be liable for actual damages suffered by you and only to the maximum amount of US$500.

Alternative Medicine Review assumes no liability for your use or misuse of this website, its content, the public areas of the website, including, without limitation, liability for personal injury or death.  Any claim brought in relation to your use of this website, its content, or the public areas of the website must be brought within one year of the event from which the claim arises.  The remedies set forth in these Terms and Conditions of Use are exclusive and limited to those expressly set forth.

Although the editors and content providers of this website have consulted sources believed to be reliable and accurate in assembling the contents of this website, information provided may not be error-free. Listings of suppliers, professional associations, organizations, news, events, and other material are intended to be comprehensive but not necessarily all-inclusive of information.

11. Dispute Resolution
If a dispute arises out of or relates to these Terms and Conditions of Use, or the breach thereof, and if the dispute cannot be settled through negotiation, the parties agree to first try in good faith to settle the dispute by mediation before resorting to arbitration or litigation.  Should mediation prove unsuccessful, the dispute shall be settled by arbitration.  Mediation and arbitration shall occur in Sandpoint, Idaho, and be governed by the procedural and substantive laws of the state of Idaho, without giving effect to the principle of conflict of laws.  Each party to the dispute shall bear its own costs and attorneys' fees, with the costs of the dispute being divided equally among the parties.

Notwithstanding the above mediation and arbitration provisions, Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, may avail itself of the full range of remedies available to it in connection with any violation of its intellectual property rights, including, but not limited to, temporary and permanent injunctive relief, and actions for damages in either state or federal courts.  If such a judicial proceeding is instituted the parties agree that such proceeding will not be stayed or delayed pending the outcome of any mediation or arbitration.  In such a judicial proceeding, the prevailing party shall be entitled to an award of attorneys' fees and costs, including those at the trial and appellate court levels, against the losing party.

By use of this website you agree the exclusive venue for resolution of any dispute between you and Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, and Alternative Medicine Review shall be in Bonner County, Idaho, or in the U. S. District Court for the District of Idaho.  Your use of this website and all relations between you and Alternative Medicine Review shall be governed by the laws of the State of Idaho except where specifically preempted by federal law.

12. Entire Agreement
Except as expressly set forth within any separate notice contained in this website or any other written agreement between you and Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, these Terms and Conditions of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and Alternative Medicine Review regarding your use of this website.

These Terms and Conditions of Use may be modified by Alternative Medicine Review, LLC, at any time, with or without advance notice.  By your continued use of this website you agree to monitor these Terms and Conditions of Use for any changes and you further agree that such changes will be binding on you.  None of these Terms and Conditions of Use may be waived except in a written instrument signed by an officer of Alternative Medicine Review, LLC.  No waiver, whether express or found to exist as a matter of law, shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or of any other term or condition.  If any term or condition herein is found to be invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remainder of these Terms and Conditions of Use shall remain in full force and effect.

Revised:  April 12, 2012

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