Disclaimer and Waiver of Liability: “Beneath the Weight” and the “BTW Community
and Discussion Group” (herein collectively, “BTW”), are free programs sponsored as
a public service by SelfCare Health Initiatives, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit
organization (“SelfCare”), incorporated under the laws of Louisiana and therein
domiciled, which is solely responsible for all matters related to the management of
BTW. As a member or a participant of BTW, you are hereby informed that, and you
acknowledge that, BTW (1) is a self-help resource, (2) is not psychological therapy,
(3) does not provide, and all BTW content is not, medical, mental health, or other
service, (4) does not guarantee or warranty any matter, including but not limited to
the accuracy, suitability, or advisability of any BTW content or actions
(experiences), (5) may change the content and the rules applicable to BTW, or
terminate BTW, at any time, and (6) may terminate your membership or
participation at any time because of any action inconsistent with the objectives of
BTW or for any other reason determined within its sole discretion. You are also
hereby informed and acknowledge that you and each respective BTW member is
solely responsible for each one’s own comments and actions, which are not
regularly reviewed by management of BTW, and that you are responsible (a) to
determine all matters related to your participation in BTW, (b) to take applicable
action to maintain your safety as it applies to discussions questions and actions
(experiences) to be done by members or participants, your comments, other
members’ or participants’ comments, and all other matters, and (c) to not begin,
and to timely end, your participation in BTW in order to maintain your physical,
mental, and emotional health. As a member or participant of BTW, you waive all
rights to any claims against SelfCare, its officers, directors, employees, contractors,
agents, volunteers, affiliates, and other members or participants in BTW, related to,
directly or indirectly, any consequence of your membership or participation in BTW,
including, but not limited to, consequences related to all discussion questions and
actions (experiences), comments and content initiated by management of BTW, or
any member of BTW, and all other matters related to your membership. You agree
to indemnify the applicable party for all expenses related to implementation of this
disclaimer and waiver of liability. All matters herein shall be governed by and
interpreted under the laws of Louisiana, jurisdiction shall reside solely in the state
and federal courts of Louisiana, and arbitration shall be in accordance with the
Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association; the
consequences of any such arbitration may be entered and enforced in any
applicable jurisdiction. The prevailing party in any action related hereto shall be
entitled to award of damages and reasonable attorney’s fees and costs. This
disclaimer and waiver was last updated on February 25, 2019.