Terms Of Use

This is the official Terms of Use Agreement (“Agreement”) Please read the entire Agreement as it describes your rights and responsibilities relating to the your use of eatingdisorderstreatmentreviews.org, also known as Eating Disorders Treatment Accountability Council (hereinafter referred to as EDTAC).  This a legally binding agreement between you, and the sites developers. By using this site you are accepting this agreement, certify that you are of sound mind and understand, acknowledge and agree that you will abide by the terms of this agreement and any future updates provided by the sites developer. This agreement will remain in full effect as long as you are a user of the site. This agreement applies regardless of whether or not you are accessing the site as a registered member, via a personal computer, a mobile device or any other technology or devices now known or hereafter developed or discovered.


This site is designed for users 18 years of age or older who reside in the United States of America, its territories and possessions. If you are not yet 18 years old and/or do not meet any other eligibility requirements, please discontinue using the site immediately and ask a parent or guardian to post a review on your behalf. By posting a review or comment to this site you are certifying that you are at least 18 years of age and reside in the United States of America, its territories and possessions.

We require each user to have a unique user name and password combination in order to access and use certain features or functions of the site and may also, from time to time, provide users with additional codes or passwords necessary to access and use certain features or functions of the site. (Please read our Privacy Policy, which describes the ways in which we collect store and use personally identifiable information).

As part of the registration process we require you to provide your real name, email address and zip code for our administrative purposes, while you may choose to display a user name rather than your legal name with your reviews, this information is required to verify the identity of registrants posting program reviews and will not be released publicly with the exception of accordance with the law.

Your user name and password are personal to you and may not be used by others under any circumstances, as you are solely liable for any content posted under your account. We are not liable for any harm caused or related to the theft or misappropriation of your user name or password, disclosure of your user name or password, or your authorization of anyone else to use your user name or password. You agree to immediately notify us if you become aware of or believe there is or may have been any unauthorized use of (or activity using) your user name or password or any other need to deactivate your user name or password due to security concerns.

With the exception of properly referenced content linked to the primary owners website, the contents of this site, including all design, text, images, photographs, illustrations, audio and video material, artwork, graphic material, databases, proprietary information and all copyrightable or otherwise legally protectable elements of the site, including, without limitation, the selection, sequence and ‘look and feel’ and arrangement of items, and all trademarks, service marks and trade names (individually and/or collectively, “Material”), are the property of EDTAC, and any of its successors and assigns, and any of their respective licensors, Advertisers (as defined below), suppliers, and operational service providers and are legally protected, without limitation, under U.S. Federal and State, as well as applicable foreign laws, regulations and treaties.

Unless the context clearly requires otherwise or we explicitly say so in writing, the term “site” includes “Material” as well. The site is to be used solely for your noncommercial, non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-transferable and limited personal use and for no other purposes.

You may not alter, delete or conceal any copyright or other notices contained on the site, including notices on any material you download, transmit, display, print or reproduce from the site. Except using tools provided by EDTAC, you shall not, nor will you allow any third party (whether or not for your benefit) to reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, display, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate, broadcast or circulate to any third party (including, without limitation, on or via a third party website), or otherwise use, any Material without the express prior written consent of EDTAC or its owner.

Any unauthorized or prohibited use of any Material may subject you to civil liability, criminal prosecution, or both, under applicable federal, state and local laws. We require users to respect our copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights. We likewise respect the intellectual property of others. On notice, we will act expeditiously to remove content on the site that infringes the copyright rights of others and will disable the access to the site and its services of anyone who uses them to repeatedly to infringe the intellectual property rights of others.

The information offered on EDTAC, our listings and/or reviews should not be considered medical advice and does not replace the need for consultation with a qualified medical professional or treatment provider. EDTAC is not acting as a healthcare or treatment provider. It is your responsibility to consult with a doctor or treatment provider prior to choosing treatment options.

The information offered on EDTAC, our listings and/or reviews does not establish a doctor-patient, provider-patient or any other legal relationship between you and EDTAC. EDTAC does not have nor does it intend to have any ethical and/or legal obligations to you based on your use of our listings and/or reviews or any information contained therein whether in contract, tort or any other concept of law or equity.

The information offered on EDTAC, our listings and/or reviews is provided on an “as is,” “as available” basis without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, those of accuracy, completeness, timeliness, adequacy, professionalism. No written information on EDTAC, in our listings and/or reviews shall create a guarantee; nor shall members or visitors to the site rely on any such information in this way.

EEDTAC, our listings and/or reviews do not constitute or imply an endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of any treatment programs ability to meet your specific needs. EDTAC does not pre-screen or pre-evaluate the treatment programs prior to adding them to our listings. EDTAC, does not verify the credentials or licensing of any of the treatment programs in our listings. The choice of a treatment program from our listings is a choice between you and the treatment program. This directory may not include all treatment programs available.

EDTAC is only a distributor (not publishers or verifiers) of the content and information supplied about the treatment programs. The accuracy of our information is dependent on the accuracy of the treatment programs website as well as information provided by the programs themselves. EDTAC cannot and does not verify or endorse any listings or reviews nor does EDTAC vouch for the accuracy or usefulness of said listings and/or reviews. Furthermore, EDTAC, its employees and representatives expressly disclaim any liability associated with content, information and any other material provided in our listings.

Your use of the site is subject to all applicable laws, rules and regulations and, in some cases, international treaties. You are solely responsible for all activities, acts and omissions that occur in, from, through or under your user name or password. You shall not, allow, or enable others to use the site, or knowingly condone use of this site by others, in any manner that (is), attempts to, or is likely to:

  • be libelous, defamatory, indecent, vulgar or obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit or sexually suggestive, racially, culturally, or ethnically offensive, harmful, harassing, intimidating, threatening, hateful, objectionable, discriminatory, or abusive, or which may or may appear to impersonate anyone else;
  • affect us adversely or reflect negatively on us, the site, our goodwill, name or reputation or cause duress, distress or discomfort to us or anyone else, or discourage any person, firm or enterprise from using all or any portion, features or functions of the site, or from advertising, linking or becoming a supplier to us in connection with the site;
  • Use the site for commercial or business purposes, including, without limitation, advertising, marketing or offering goods or services, whether or not for financial or any other form of compensation or through linking with any other website or web pages without express written consent from EDTAC;
  • transmit, distribute or upload programs or material that contain malicious code, such as viruses, timebombs, cancelbots, worms, trojan horses, spyware, or other potentially harmful programs or other material or information;
  • forge any TCP/IP packet header or part of the header information in any email or newsgroup posting for any reason;
  • violate any laws, rules or regulations (including, without limitation, laws regarding the transmission of technical data or software exported from the United States), judicial or governmental order or any treaties, or violate or infringe upon any copyright or other intellectual property rights, rights of publicity or privacy, or any other rights of ours or of any other person, firm or enterprise; gain or enable unauthorized access to the site or any of its features or functions, other users’ accounts, names, passwords, personally identifiable information or other computers, websites or pages, connected or linked to the site or to use the site in any manner which violates or is inconsistent with the terms and conditions of this agreement.
  • share, disseminate or copy the contents of this site or any of it’s reviews without express written permission from EDTAC.
  • modify, disrupt, impair, alter or interfere with the use, features, functions, operation or maintenance of the site or the rights or use and enjoyment of the site by any other person, firm or enterprise;
  • collect, obtain, compile, gather, transmit, reproduce, delete, revise, view or display any material or information, whether personally identifiable or not, posted by or concerning any other person, firm or enterprise, in connection with their or your use of the site, unless you have obtained the express, prior permission of such other person, firm or enterprise to do so;
  • without our prior permission, use manual or automated software, devices, scripts, robots or other means or processes to access, “scrape,” “crawl” or “spider” any web pages or other services contained in the site; or otherwise violate this agreement, including, but not limited to, any Additional Terms and the privacy policy.

We reserve the right to review, monitor, edit and/or screen and take action against your reviews or comments if they violate these term. You understand, acknowledge and agree that you may not use multiple accounts, levels or alias is to post reviews and that if this is brought to our attention all associated reviews will be removed. You understand, acknowledge and agree that postings are the sole responsibility of the person from which such postings originated. This means that you (including, but not limited to, postings made under your name, user name and/or email address) are solely and entirely responsible for the consequences of all postings that you transmit or otherwise make available via the site.

Postings do not reflect the views of EDTAC nor do we represent or guarantee the truthfulness, accuracy or reliability of any posting or endorse or support any opinions expressed in any postings.

Eatingdisorderstreatmentreviews.org does not control any postings submitted, although we may (in our sole discretion) use automated and/or manual means of reviewing postings in order to prevent unauthorized content from appearing and being displayed on the site. Eatingdisorderstreatmentreviews.org reserves the right to review, monitor, edit and/or screen any postings and to delete, remove, move, re-format, edit or reject, without notice to you, any postings that we deem, in our sole discretion, to be in violation of this agreement or to be unacceptable to EDTAC, or for any reason or for no reason whatsoever; provided, however, that, EDTAC shall have no obligation or liability for failure to do so or for doing so in any particular manner. If we change your posting, you will not be responsible for any changes we make.

If we determine, in our sole discretion and judgment, that any posting does or may violate any of the terms of this agreement, we reserve the right, at any time and without limiting any and all other rights we may have under this agreement, at law or in equity, to: (i) refuse to allow you to Post; (ii) remove and delete Postings; (iii) revoke your right to use the site; and/or (iv) use any technological, legal, operational or other means available to us to enforce the provisions of this agreement, including, without limitation, blocking specific IP addresses or deactivating your registration on the site .

The amount of storage space on the site per user is limited. Some postings may not be processed due to space constraints or outbound message limitations. You understand, acknowledge and agree that we assume no responsibility for deletion of Postings or any failure to store, receive or deliver Postings in a timely manner or any other matter relating to Postings. Posting is for noncommercial purposes only and you may not Post in any manner which does or is intended to promote or generate revenue for any business enterprise or commercial activity. Registered users of this site who are California residents and are under 18 years of age may request and obtain removal of Postings on this site that they themselves post by using the contact us form. Such requests should provide a description of the content or information in your posting that you want removed and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material and, so that we can process your request and contact you if we have questions, include your registered username, name, street address, city, state, zip code and email address (your street address is optional if you wish to receive a response to your request via email), include the name and URL (if applicable) of the website, application or other interactive service and indicate your preference on how our response to your request should be sent (email or postal mail). We shall not accept requests via postal mail, telephone or facsimile. We are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or may not be able to respond if you do not provide complete information.

Please also note that any requests for removal do not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information from this site. For example, content that you have posted may be republished or reposted by another user or third party.

We reserve the rights to display relevant advertising but will not sell, transfer or otherwise allow access to any users identifiable date such as a users legal name or email address. At times you may observe advertisements, be re-directed to, interact with content or services from third parties (collectively, the “advertisers”) as a result of use of this site. All such communication, interaction and participation is strictly and solely between you and said advertisers and we are not responsible or liable to you in any way in connection with these activities or transactions (including, without limitation, any representations, warranties, covenants, contracts or other terms or conditions that may exist between you and the Advertiser or any goods or services you may purchase or obtain from any advertiser).

If a Posting originates from you or your account, you hereby agree that (and each time you submit (or attempt to submit) a Posting, you reaffirm such agreement that): (i) you specifically authorize EDTAC to use such posting in whole or in part, throughout the universe, in perpetuity in or on any and all media, now known or hereafter devised, and alone or together with or as part of other information, content and/or material of any kind or nature; (ii) you represent warrant and covenant that (A) the posting is original to you and/or fully cleared for use as contemplated herein, (B) the posting does and will not, in any way, violate or breach any of the terms of this agreement, (C) the posting does not contain libelous, tortious, discriminatory, defamatory, obscene or otherwise unlawful material , (D) the posting, and exercise of the rights you grant to EDTAC to the postings, do and will not infringe upon, misappropriate or otherwise violate any copyright or other intellectual property, privacy, publicity or other rights of any party, or otherwise violate any other applicable law, rule or regulation, (E) the Posting shall not be injurious to the health of any user, (F) EDTAC shall not be required to pay or incur any sums to any person or entity as a result of our permitted use or exploitation of the posting (including, but not limited to, any guild or residual payments in connection with the submission and exploitation of any posting) and (G) all of the information provide by you associated with your posting is correct, complete and accurate; and (iii) if your posting incorporates the name, logo, brand, service or trademark, voice, likeness or image of any person, firm or enterprise, you additionally represent, warrant and covenant to EDTAC that you (A) have the right to grant EDTAC the right to use all such postings as described above, (B) the posting was produced in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and (C) for any posting that contains original videos, you will comply with any applicable identification verification and record-keeping requirements, and our policies regarding governmental certification procedures relating thereto, and you will secure and maintain the requisite personal information and identification documentation for all individuals who appear in any such original videos, as may be required by law and/or otherwise requested or required by us in connection with our corporate compliance policies and practices, which includes (y) the individual’s full legal name, current address, date of birth and (z) a legible photocopy of a valid government-issued identification document (e.g., a U.S. passport, state driver’s license or valid photo ID card) to verify the individual’s identity. With the submission of each such posting, EDTAC reserves the right to request that you, and upon such request you must, deliver a full and complete set of such identification verification records to use, as well as a legible photocopy of your valid driver’s license, passport or other acceptable government-issued photo identification for our verification and record-keeping purposes.

Upon the request of EDTAC, you will promptly furnish any documentation, substantiation and releases necessary and reasonably required to verify and substantiate your compliance with any or all of the terms and conditions of this agreement, including, but not limited to, the foregoing representations, warranties and covenants and, if applicable, you will promptly comply with any specific requests or directions we give you in connection with Postings you submit that may be subject to these requirements.

If you believe that any content on the site (including, without limitation, Postings) violate any of the terms of this agreement (except for any notices covered by the copyright policy) you may let us know via the contact us page. We cannot guarantee that we will respond to your message and we reserve the right to take or refrain from taking any or all steps available to us once we receive any such message.

If applicable, EDTAC offers products and services through applications available on your wireless or other mobile Device (such as a mobile phone) (the “Mobile Application Services”), these mobile application services are governed by the Additional Terms governing the applicable mobile application services. These mobile application services may be provided at no additional charge to you or may be available for a fee, as provided in the applicable additional terms, including, but not limited to, the terms presented to you in connection with your download of such mobile application services. In addition, your wireless carrier’s standard messaging rates and other messaging, data and other rates and charges will also apply to certain mobile application services. You should check with your carrier to find out what plans your carrier offers and how much the plans cost. In addition, the use or availability of certain mobile application services may be prohibited or restricted by your wireless carrier, and not all mobile application services may work with all wireless carriers or devices. Therefore, you should check with your wireless carrier to find out if the mobile application services are available for your wireless device, and what restrictions, if any, may be applicable to your use of such mobile application services. If you change or deactivate your wireless telephone number, you agree to promptly update your mobile application services account information on this site to ensure that your messages are not sent to the person that subsequently acquires your old number. Under no circumstances will EDTAC be responsible for any wireless email, text messaging or other charges incurred by a user (or any person that has access to a user’s wireless device, telephone number, or email address) using any mobile application services.

The appearance, availability, or your use of URLs or hyperlinks referenced or included anywhere on the site or any other form of link or re-direction of your connection to, with or through the site, does not constitute an endorsement by, nor does it incur any obligation, responsibility or liability on the part of EDTAC or any of their successors and assigns, and any of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, licensors, advertisers, suppliers, and operational service providers. We do not verify, endorse, or have any responsibility for, any such third party sites, their business practices (including their privacy policies), or any goods or services associated with or obtained in connection with any such site, whether the site’s, EDTAC logo(s) or sponsorship identification is on the third party site as part of a co-branding or promotional arrangement. If any third party site obtains or collects personal Information from you, in no event shall we assume or have any responsibility or liability.

You assume all responsibility and risk for the use of the information offered on EDTAC, including but not limited to all information found within our listings, reviews events calendar and directories and forums. EDTAC is not liable for any damages including, but not limited to, reliance by any user on any information obtained via our site or listings including those that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletions, viruses, malicious code, errors, defects, or any failure of performance, communications failure, theft, destruction or unauthorized access to the directory. Furthermore, while we make many efforts to ensure the accuracy of information provided on our site we can not guarantee information from day to day therefore you assume all responsibility and risk associated with your choice to use the information provided on EDTAC for matters including but not limited to the selection of treatment programs and providers, as well as following up on job postings and events from our listings. Under no circumstances shall EDTAC be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, or lost profits that result from the selection and use of a treatment program from our listings. You agree to indemnify and hold EDTAC harmless for any claims, losses or damages arising from the acts, omissions, decision or services of any treatment program chosen by any patient, parent or guardian from the directory. YOU HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVE ANY AND ALL RIGHTS TO ANY CLAIMS, IN CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER CONCEPT IN LAW OR EQUITY AND AGREE TO HOLD EDTAC HARMLESS AND PAY ALL COSTS AND EXPENSES OF EDTAC LEGAL COUNSEL IN THE EVENT YOU INITIATE ANY CLAIM AGAINST EDTAC. In states, which do not allow some or all of the above limitations of liability, liability shall be limited to the greatest extent allowed by law.


Notwithstanding any claim that a sole or exclusive remedy which is provided in this agreement may or does fail of its essential purpose, you specifically acknowledge and agree that your sole and exclusive remedy for any loss or damage shall be to have EDTAC, upon written notice from you to us, attempt to repair, correct or replace any deficient goods or services under this agreement and, if repair, correction or replacement is not reasonably commercially practicable for EDTAC, to refund any monies actually paid by you for the Products involved and to terminate and discontinue your use of the site. You further understand and acknowledge the capacity of the site, in the aggregate and for each user, is limited. Consequently some messages and transmissions may not be processed in a timely fashion or at all, and some features or functions may be restricted or delayed or become completely inoperable.

As a result, you acknowledge and agree that EDTAC assumes no liability, responsibility or obligation to transmit, process, store, receive or deliver transactions or Postings or for any failure or delay associated with any Postings and you are hereby expressly advised not to rely upon the timeliness or performance of the site for any transactions or Postings. Some jurisdictions do not allow for the exclusion of certain warranties or certain limitations on damages and remedies; accordingly some of the exclusions and limitations described in this agreement may not apply to you.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold EDTAC, and any of their successors and assigns, and any of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, licensors, advertisers, suppliers, and operational service providers harmless from and against any and all claims, actions, losses, expenses, damages and costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), resulting from any breach or violation of this agreement by you, your use of the site or the public posting or other permitted use of your postings. Eatingdisorderstreatmentreviews.org reserves the right to assume, at its sole expense, the exclusive defense and control of any such claim or action and all negotiations for settlement or compromise, and you agree to fully cooperate with EDTAC in the defense of any such claim, action, settlement or compromise negotiations, as requested by EDTAC.

We respect your privacy and the use and protection of your Information is a top priority, our site has been developed with safeguards to assure to safe storage of user info. Please see our privacy policy for important information and disclosures relating to the collection and use of your Information in connection with your use of the site.

This agreement and your use of the site is governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of New York (without regard to that state’s conflict of laws rules). You and EDTAC agree that any claim relating to this site and this agreement is subject to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the State or Federal Courts situated in Albany, New York. To the extent it may be applicable, you and EDTAC agree to opt out from and expressly exclude any applicability of the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act. If any Claim proceeds in court rather than in arbitration, YOU AND EATINGDISORDERSTREATMENTREVIEWS.ORG WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL.

We reserve the right, at any time, for any reason in our sole discretion, to change the terms of this agreement. We will notify you of these changes by either posting a notice on the sites welcome page; by e-mail or upon your next login.

All changes are effective immediately upon being posted to the site and subsequent use of the site will signify your agreement to be bound by the changes. It is recommended that you check back often and review any changes to the terms and conditions of this agreement, including, but not limited to, modifications to or the addition of new terms of use as well as our privacy policy so you are aware of the most current rights and obligations that apply to your use of this site.