Thank you for being part of our RickThomas.Net community. These terms of service (TOS) cover your use of our site and materials. Please read these terms carefully before you start to use the site.
All services provided by The Counseling Solution Group, Inc. (CSG) are for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage, or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any United States federal, state or city law is prohibited. The usage includes, but is not limited to, copyrighted material, the material we judge to be threatening or obscene, or material protected by trade secret and other statutes.
The subscriber agrees to indemnify and hold harmless CSG from any claims resulting from the use of service that damages the subscriber or any other party. Prohibited are sites that promote any illegal activity or present content that may be damaging to CSG servers or any other server on the Internet. Links to such materials are also prohibited.
Examples of unacceptable content or links:
- Pirated software
- Hacker programs or archives
- Offensive, defamatory, or slanderous comments
- Warez sites
NOTICE: IF WE FIND YOUR ACCOUNT CONTAINING ILLEGAL ACTIVITY, ILLEGAL MP3 FILES, PIRATED SOFTWARE, HACKER PROGRAMS, WAREZ PROGRAMS, OR ANY OTHER ILLEGAL FILES, YOUR ACCOUNT WILL BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY, WITHOUT NOTICE. ADDITIONALLY, CSG WILL NOTIFY THE PROPER AUTHORITIES OF YOUR ACTIONS.
Refer all violations of these Acceptable Use Policies to The Counseling Solutions Group, Inc. We investigate all complaints promptly. Failure to follow any term or condition will be grounds for immediate account deactivation.
Money back guarantee and refund policy
We do not offer refunds for canceled subscriptions. However, once CSG has been made aware of your intent to cancel your subscription, you will not be charged again.
Limitation of Liability
CSG shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including incidental and consequential damages that may arise from CSG servers going off-line or being unavailable for any reason whatsoever. Furthermore, CSG shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including incidental or consequential damages, resulting from the corruption or deletion of any web site from one of CSG’s servers. All damages shall be limited to the immediate termination of service.
CSG cannot be held liable for system downtime, crashes, or data loss. We cannot be held liable for any predicated estimate of profits that a client would have gained if their site was functioning. CSG resells certain services provided. Thus, certain equipment, routing, software, and programming used by CSG are not directly owned or written by CSG. Moreover, CSG holds no responsibility for the use of our clients’ accounts.
Failure to comply with any terms or conditions will result in the automatic deactivation of the account in question. We reserve the right to remove any account, without advance notice for any reason without restitution, as CSG sees fit. We will, however, advise you by e-mail or phone prior to taking any action to provide you with an opportunity to correct the problem.
By activating your account with CSG, you agree to the above policies and disclaimer. Upon requesting activation of an account, you are required to accept these policies, guidelines, and disclaimers.
Information Automatically Logged
We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. We use this information for no other reason.
Information collected on this site is strictly for our use. NO OTHER OUTSIDE PERSONS MAY VIEW YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION SUCH AS BILLING INFORMATION, ETC unless we need such third parties for the appropriate needs of CSG.
E.g., all supplied sensitive/credit information is transmitted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology and then encrypted into our Payment gateway providers database only to be accessible by those authorized with special access rights to such systems and are required to keep the information confidential.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise, transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This practice does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.
We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect our’s or other’s rights, property, or safety. However, we may provide non-personally identifiable visitor information may to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Contacting the Website
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, you can contact us here.
Statement of Faith
You can read our statement of faith by clicking, What We Believe.
Each member is set up on recurring billing and will be charged on a monthly, yearly, or bi-yearly cycle, depending on the individual Member’s plan. If you wish to cancel your membership, you are welcome to do so at any time. You can contact us here.
You are welcome to share Rick’s articles with your family and friend’s or in counseling or discipleship situation. If you wish to share an article on your site or blog, please share only part of the article, no more than 500 words, along with a link back to our site.
User IDs and Passwords responsibility
Once you have chosen your user ID (username), we cannot change it. We keep track of each ID, and if you have forgotten yours, you can contact us here, and we will send it to you.
We do not keep track of passwords. If you have forgotten your password, please click the “Forgot your password?” link, and after you have entered your user ID or email address, a link will be sent to you that will allow you to update your password. If you are unable to receive this email, please contact us here, and we will send you an updated password.
Go here for any issues that should arise during the use of the site whether technical or otherwise.
CSG reserves the right to amend any or all of the above policies, guidelines, and disclaimer without notification. We also retain the right to increase any pricing and make changes to our account plans without notification.