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Privacy ~ Disclaimer & Terms of Use ~ DMCA Notice


The Zur Institute shares our users' concerns about safety and privacy while online. We strive to adhere to the highest standards of ethical practices in all of our operations and we are dedicated to protecting your privacy.

ZurInstitute.com respects the privacy of our web site visitors. You provide us with your personal information when you purchase catalog items, home study courses, online courses, or when you write to us. The information you provide to us on your order form is used only by our Customer Service department and only for the purpose of fulfilling and tracking your order. When you write to us with comments and suggestions, we will respond to you and only you. We will NEVER knowingly allow your information to be made available to a third party.

Use of Cookies
A cookie is a small piece of information that a web site transfers to an individual computer's hard drive for the purpose of keeping records. When you place an order on our site, we use a temporary cookie to keep track of what choices you've selected. We will never use a cookie to retrieve information from your computer.

Web Site Server
Our web site server collects domain names (not email addressed) of visitors to our web site. This information is used to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed, etc., in order to improve our offerings and content. Our shopping cart is secured with a Secure Certificate.

Educational Software
Zur Institute, Inc's online learning management software for continuing professional education is provided by Rievent Technologies (www.rievent.com).

Our web site does not host or receive funding from advertising.

Disclaimer & Terms of Use

The Zur Institute web site does not intend to be a substitute for legal, ethical or clinical advice or consultation or for treatment. The Zur Institute site is strictly educational. Readers must update themselves and follow their state laws and regulations and their profession's guidelines and regulations. This site expresses only The Zur Institute's opinion and understanding of the professional literature, standard of care and professional regulations. It neither gives advice regarding specific cases nor offers a definitive interpretation of any of the complex and often conflicting and ambiguous state and federal laws and regulations or professional standards or guidelines. Each individual case must be addressed separately and individually. Readers should always seek the advice of their physician or other qualified health provider with any questions they may have regarding a medical or mental health condition.

Laws, standards and guidelines, including HIPAA and other regulations, are continuously changing and evolving, and The Zur Institute site does not necessary reflect these changes. Readers should contact their professional association, malpractice insurance, state licensing boards and other state or federal agencies for the most current guidelines and information.

The content of courses and this site is for informational purposes only. Nothing contained in courses or this site is or should be considered or used as a substitute for professional medical or mental health advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Consult with a licensed, quality medical professional about diagnosis, treatment, and health care advice before a change or proposed change in a treatment plan. This website provides educational material on a variety of issues. It is neither a substitute to medical or mental health treatment nor a substitute to calling 911 or emergency services. If you are feeling suicidal, thinking about hurting yourself, or are concerned that someone you know may be in danger of hurting himself or herself, call 911 or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255). It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is staffed by certified crisis response professionals who may be be able to direct you to a crisis center in your area anytime 24/7.

Unless stated otherwise, all of The Zur Institute web pages on his site are copyrighted material and are not to be sold, distributed or shared by electronic or any other means. The Zur Institute has two types of web pages on his site: The first type is the publicly accessible web pages and the other type is the restricted web pages. The latter are the web pages that are accessible only after readers have paid for an online catalog item or an online course. The Zur Institute's publicly accessible web pages may be used or reproduced for the sole use of the individual reader. Links to The Zur Institute's publicly accessible pages can be posted on the web, unless these links are part of operations that are generating profit by using the material. In this case written permission from The Zur Institute is required. Posting or sharing the link to the restricted, non-publicly accessible web pages is not permitted. The written permission of the author is required for any other reproduction, transmission or use of the material or portion of the material.

The use of The Zur Institute's Site and Content is at your own risk. Unless otherwise prohibited by law, The Zur Institute will not be liable to you or to any other third party for: (a) any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential losses or damages, including, but not limited to, loss of profits, loss of earnings, loss of business opportunities or personal injuries resulting directly or indirectly from use of information provided in The Zur Institute's site; or (b) any losses, claims, damages, expenses, liabilities or costs (including legal fees) resulting directly or indirectly from use of the material in these web pages. The conditions in this paragraph apply to any acts, omissions and negligence of The Zur Institute that would give rise to a course of legal action. The reader hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless The Zur Institute against all claims and expenses (including attorney fees) arising from the use of any information in The Zur Institute web site.

In order to access the online course material it is the customer's responsibility to make sure they have the technology and, if necessary, the ability to seek tech support on their own. They have to make sure that their email service will accept and does not block emails from info@zurinstitute.com, support@zurinstitute.com, and orders@zurinstitute.com. As the online courses are designed to be a 100% web-based courses, The Zur Institute office neither faxes nor snail mails nor sends email attachments of any of the online course material.

When using AOL as the browser, there have been problems reported with the Certificate of Completion appearing only as a blank document. If you switch to another browser (e.g., Safari or IE), you will have to retake the evaluation and post test, and then the Certificate of Completion should appear and print without difficulty. You may also need to allow POP-UPs in order to access the Certificate of Completion.

If you have lost your certificate of completion for any of The Zur Institute's online or home study courses or live workshops, you can always access it within your online courses account, or we can email you a duplicate certificate/s.

It is illegal and unethical for anyone to receive more than one Certificate of Completion for each online course registration and to share with others any of the links or URLs to the course materials, evaluation, posttest or certificate web pages. These are only to be accessed by the person who paid and registered for the specific course and not by anyone else.

MCEP Reporting for California Psychologists
The Zur Institute's courses all meet the CA-BOP requirements.

Contact Us
If you have any questions or need further clarification, we're happy to help. Send email to The Zur Institute: info@zurinstitute.com or call us at 707-935-0655.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice

Copyright Infringement Notification
If you believe that content available on or through the ZurInstitute.com Website, which is operated by Zur Institute, Inc. infringes one or more of your copyrights, please immediately notify Zur Institute, Inc.'s Copyright Agent by mail, email or fax ("Notification") providing the information described below. A copy of your Notification will be sent to the person responsible for the material addressed in the Notification.

Please be advised that you may be held liable for damages if you make material misrepresentations pursuant to federal law in a Notification. Thus, if you are not sure content located on or linked-to by the Website infringes your copyright, you should consider first contacting an attorney.

All Notifications should include the following:

  • A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material.
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.
  • A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Notifications should be sent to the following:

321 S. Main St. #29
Sebastopol, CA 95472
Phone: 707-935-0655
Fax: 707-736-7045
Email: info@zurinstitute.com


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