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Terms of Service
Last updated: April 22nd 2014.
1. Terms of access
By accessing any area of TeenHelp ("TH", "the site", "the services") you declare that you ("the user") have read, understand and accept this document in its entirety. You declare acceptance of any future versions of this document and declare that should you disagree with any revisions you will cease access to any services provided to you by TeenHelp immediately and until such a time as you are again able to accept this document in its entirety.
You declare that you will comply with all terms stated within this document (collectively "The Terms of Service", "ToS", "the terms", "the agreement"), which are constituted within this document and a number of hyperlinked documents, which are separated for no other reason than convenience.
You acknowledge that these terms are legally-binding and represent an official agreement between yourself and TeenHelp that you have accepted by accessing this site or any other services provided by TeenHelp. You acknowledge that failure to follow these terms constitutes a breach of contract and may result in the immediate suspension of your access to TeenHelp, that TeenHelp may submit detailed reports to your Internet Service Provider or another appropriate body and that where relevant laws apply, legal action may be taken against you by TeenHelp.
2. Description of service
TeenHelp is a listening service, online community, resource directory and much more. TeenHelp primarily provides a safe, supportive environment for its users to seek guidance on their various personal problems. TeenHelp has many thousands of registered users and just as many guests who visit the site regularly. TeenHelp is run by volunteers of all ages from across the world. These volunteers are here to provide free support and advice to whomever may be seeking it. The volunteer Staff are under the direction of the Project Coordinators, who are also volunteers.
Legal information governing the usage of TeenHelp can be found in TeenHelp's Legal Statements (click here).
5. Acceptable use
Information governing the acceptable usage of TeenHelp's services can be found in TeenHelp's Code of Conduct (click here).
6. Extended terms for Staff
A series of training manuals are available to all members of Staff. The conditions within these manuals shall be understood as being extended Terms for the relevant Staff members.
7. Terms of service
In all situations insufficiently accounted for by these Terms of Service, or when clarity of these Terms leads to complications, the direction of the Project Coordinators presides. These Terms of Service may be revised at any time at the sole discretion of the Project Coordinators. Notice may or may not be given upon revisions. It is the user's sole responsibility to periodically check this document for updates. Revisions become effective immediately.
Any queries regarding this document should be directed via email towards contact [at] teenhelp.org, where they will be handled by a Project Coordinator.