Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions

Welcome to the People’s Enrichment & Advancement Lab (PEAL) Website. Before you proceed, please read and understand the following terms and conditions that govern your use of our website.

The changed or revised Agreement will be effective immediately after it is posted on this Website. Your use of the Website following the posting of any such changes or of a revised Agreement will constitute your acceptance of any such changes or revisions. PEAL encourages you to review this Agreement whenever you visit the Website to make sure that you understand the terms and conditions governing use of the Website. By accessing and using the PEAL website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to comply with these terms.

By accessing either directly or through a hyperlink, the Website, and/ or purchasing something from us, you engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by the Terms of Service including those additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink. These Terms of Service apply to all users of the site, including without limitation vendors, buyers, customers, merchants, browsers and/ or contributors of content. You acknowledge and agree that the Website may use your personal information in the manner described in our Privacy Policy which sets forth how information collected about you is collected, used and stored.

1.Condition of Use

1.1. Accessibility: Our website is intended for individuals who are 12 years of age or older. If you are under the age of 18, we kindly request that you access and use our website under the guidance and supervision of a parent or legal guardian. We understand the significance of addressing mental health concerns for all age groups, but we want to ensure that the content and resources on our website are appropriate and tailored to a mature audience. PEAL is not responsible for nonconsensual practices on the website.

1.2. Confidentiality : In addition to individual users, we welcome corporate entities, organizations, and educational institutions that are interested in learning more about mental health and well-being. We understand that corporate environments often play a vital role in the mental wellness of their employees. Therefore, we encourage responsible and informed utilization of our website's resources to foster a supportive workplace culture.

If you are a representative of a corporate entity or an educational institution, we recommend sharing the content and resources from our website with your team or members to promote mental health awareness and education. By doing so, you contribute to building a more empathetic and mentally healthy work environment.

  1. User Conduct

2.1. Accessibility : We are committed to making our website accessible to all users. We encourage users to interact with our content in a considerate manner, keeping in mind the diverse needs of our audience. If you encounter any accessibility issues while navigating our website, we appreciate your feedback. By promoting an inclusive online community, we collectively contribute to a more accessible and empowering experience for everyone. 2.2. Confidentiality: Our website may provide opportunities for users to share personal2.2 Provisioning the Services.

2.2. Confidentiality : Our website may provide opportunities for users to share personal insights or engage in discussions about mental health. We ask that you respect the confidentiality and privacy of fellow users. Avoid sharing sensitive information about yourself or others in public spaces on the website. If you are seeking personalized advice or support, we recommend reaching out to mental health professionals through appropriate channels.

When a person uses counseling services, they have a right to privacy protection for whatever private information they share with the therapist. The right to confidentiality is a crucial component of the safe environment that is therapy. The contents of a therapist and client's exchanges are considered protected information, thus they are not disclosed to anybody.

2.3. Responsible Resource Usage : The resources available on our website are intended to educate and empower users in matters related to mental health. We encourage responsible usage of these resources by acknowledging that they are for informational purposes only. While we aim to provide accurate and up-to-date information, users should seek professional advice for individualized guidance. Additionally, any user-generated content or contributions should be respectful, relevant, and supportive of our mission to promote mental well-being. By using the resources responsibly, you contribute to fostering a trustworthy and reliable source of mental health information.

Your adherence to these user conduct guidelines demonstrates your commitment to creating a positive and enriching environment on the PEAL. We value your engagement and cooperation in upholding these principles, and we believe that together, we can make a meaningful impact on mental health awareness and understanding.

3. Website content

The content presented on the PEAL’s website, encompassing text, images, graphics, and videos, is intended solely for providing information and raising awareness about mental health topics. This content is not meant to serve as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. It is crucial for users to recognize that the information provided on the website is general in nature and may not be suitable to address individual circumstances or specific medical conditions.

While the PEAL website strives to offer valuable information, it is imperative for users to view the content as supplementary rather than a replacement for professional medical advice. The organization strongly advocates for users to collaborate with qualified healthcare providers who can offer personalized and evidence-based guidance that aligns with their specific mental health needs. This approach ensures a comprehensive and well-informed strategy for managing and enhancing mental well-being.

4. License to use the website

The organization, through the PEAL website, grants users a limited, non-exclusive, and revocable license to access and use the website's content, subject to compliance with the terms and conditions outlined. This license acknowledges that users may view, interact with, and retrieve information from the website for personal, non-commercial purposes. Users are permitted to download or print portions of the content solely for their individual use, provided it is not modified, distributed, or used for commercial gain.

The license is subject to termination at any time if users violate the terms and conditions or engage in activities that compromise the website's functionality or security. The organization retains the right to modify, update, or discontinue any aspect of the website or the license itself without prior notice. Users are encouraged to adhere to the stipulated terms and use the website responsibly to ensure their continued access to its valuable resources while respecting the organization's intellectual property rights.

5. Intellectual Property

The organization holds exclusive ownership over the intellectual property associated with the PEAL website. This encompasses a wide array of creative and original assets, including but not limited to logos, designs, text, graphics, images, videos, and any other content hosted on the website. These elements are protected by copyright, trademark, and other relevant intellectual property laws and treaties.

Users are expressly prohibited from engaging in any unauthorized use, reproduction, distribution, modification, or exploitation of the website's content. This means that users cannot duplicate, alter, or repurpose any part of the website's material without obtaining explicit written consent from the organization. The intent behind safeguarding this intellectual property is to preserve the uniqueness and authenticity of the organization's brand and to ensure that the information and resources presented on the website remain under the organization's control.

6. Third Party Links

The PEAL website might include links to third-party websites for users' convenience and as supplementary resources. The PEAL website may include links to third-party websites and resources, including our service partner Tealfeed. These links are provided for the convenience of users and do not imply endorsement or responsibility for the content, practices, or policies of these external sites. Users who choose to access third-party links, including Tealfeed, do so at their own discretion and should review the terms and privacy policies of those sites. PEAL is not liable for any information, services, or products offered by third parties and encourages users to exercise caution while navigating external links.

7. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution

The section on "Governing Law'' underscores the legal framework that governs the use of the PEAL Mental Health Organization website. According to this provision, the terms and conditions outlined on the website are subject to the laws of India. This means that any legal issues, claims, or disputes arising from the use of the website will be interpreted and resolved in accordance with the laws of the Indian jurisdiction.

In line with the "Governing Law'' clause, any disputes that may arise from the use of the PEAL website will be resolved exclusively in the courts located in Bangalore, India. This "exclusive jurisdiction" clause emphasizes that legal proceedings related to the website's terms and any associated disputes will be heard and decided by the courts in Bangalore, thereby limiting the legal venue to a specific geographical area. This approach aims to provide clarity and streamline the legal process in case disputes arise, ensuring that the resolution takes place within a designated legal framework and under the laws of the applicable jurisdiction.

By stipulating the governing law and the exclusive jurisdiction for resolving disputes, this section helps establish a clear legal framework for the interactions between users and the PEAL Mental Health Organization through its website. This framework ensures that any legal matters arising from the use of the website are addressed in a consistent and regulated manner, while also providing users with a transparent understanding of the applicable legal processes and venues.

8. Payments & Fees

The "Payments & Fees'' section outlines the terms related to any monetary transactions that users may engage in on the PEAL Website. This section clarifies that certain services, resources, or products offered on the website may require payment, and users are responsible for ensuring the accuracy and completion of payment details. It is emphasized that all payments made are non-refundable unless explicitly stated otherwise. By detailing the payment process and non-refundability, this section aims to provide users with a transparent understanding of the financial aspects of their interactions with the website, fostering a clear and mutually beneficial financial relationship between PEAL and its users.

9. Communication

The Communication section outlines the expectations and methods of communication between PEAL Mental Health Organization and users of the website. By accessing and using the website, users implicitly consent to receive communication from PEAL through various channels, including but not limited to email, newsletters, notifications, and direct messages. This provision underscores the importance of staying informed about updates, announcements, and relevant information related to PEAL's services, resources, and initiatives.

10. Privacy Information

PEAL is committed to safeguarding users' personal information. It underscores that user data collected through the website will be handled in accordance with the organization's Privacy Policy. The privacy provisions emphasize that PEAL may collect certain user data, such as contact details and usage patterns, to enhance user experience and provide personalized content. The organization assures users that their data will be kept secure and not shared with third parties without explicit consent. By addressing privacy concerns transparently, this section aims to build trust and confidence among users, assuring them that their privacy is a priority for PEAL.

11. Proprietary Rights

This section asserts that all content and materials available on the PEAL website are protected by intellectual property laws and are considered proprietary to the organization. This encompasses text, images, graphics, logos, and other creative elements present on the website. Users are explicitly prohibited from using, reproducing, modifying, or distributing any of these materials without prior written consent from PEAL. By establishing proprietary rights, this section ensures that the organization's original content remains protected from unauthorized use, fostering respect for intellectual property and encouraging users to engage with the website within legally defined boundaries.

12. Security & Data Loss

PEAL's dedication to maintaining the security of user information while acknowledging the inherent risks associated with data transmission and storage. It highlights that while the organization employs measures to safeguard user data, complete security cannot be guaranteed due to the nature of online interactions.

PEAL takes precautions to secure user data against unauthorized access, loss, or misuse. However, the section acknowledges that factors beyond the organization's control, such as cyberattacks or technical glitches, could potentially lead to data loss. Users are advised to take their own precautions, such as using secure passwords and not sharing sensitive information, to minimize risks.

By addressing security and data loss in the terms and conditions, this section aims to inform users about the organization's commitment to security while promoting user responsibility in safeguarding their own data. It also sets realistic expectations about the limitations of security measures in the digital realm, fostering a sense of collaboration in maintaining data integrity

13. Limitation of Liability

This provision underscores the boundaries of PEAL's responsibility regarding users' use of the website and their reliance on its content. This clause explicitly states that under no circumstances shall PEAL be held liable for various categories of damages arising from these interactions.

The provision specifies that PEAL will not be liable for any direct damages, which are those directly resulting from actions or events related to the website usage. Furthermore, indirect damages, incidental damages, and consequential damages are excluded from PEAL's liability. These types of damages often encompass losses or harm that occur as a consequence of the primary action or event, but are not directly caused by it. Additionally, punitive damages, which are intended to punish or deter wrongdoing, are also excluded from PEAL's liability.

In essence, this provision emphasizes that users engage with the website at their own risk and that PEAL cannot be held accountable for any negative outcomes, whether direct or indirect, that may arise from using the website or relying on its content. By clarifying these limitations, the provision aims to manage user expectations and potential legal claims, while encouraging users to exercise prudence and seek professional advice where necessary.

14. Disclaimer of Warranties

This section is to inform users about the nature of the services provided by PEAL Mental Health Organization and outlines the organization's limitations regarding warranties. PEAL acknowledges that while it strives to provide accurate, informative, and supportive content and services related to mental health, it cannot guarantee or warrant the following:

14.1. Accuracy and Completeness: PEAL does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of the content on its website. Information may be subject to change, and while efforts are made to keep it current and accurate, there may be errors or omissions.

14.2. Fitness for a Particular Purpose: The organization does not make any warranties regarding the suitability of its content or services for a particular purpose. Users should consult healthcare professionals for personalized advice and treatment.

14.3. Availability and Uninterrupted Access: PEAL does not guarantee uninterrupted or error-free access to its website. Technical issues, maintenance, or other factors may affect website availability.

14.4. Security: While PEAL takes measures to secure its website, it cannot guarantee that it is free from viruses, malware, or other harmful elements. Users are encouraged to take precautions to protect their devices.

This disclaimer aims to clarify that while PEAL is dedicated to providing valuable mental health resources and information, there are inherent limitations and risks associated with online services and information dissemination. Users are encouraged to use the website as a supplementary resource and to seek professional advice for their specific mental health needs and concerns. This section also manages user expectations regarding the website's reliability and availability.

15. Termination

Termination is a significant aspect of the therapy and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provided by PEAL Mental Health Organization. This section outlines the conditions under which therapy or EAP services may be terminated:

15.1. Ending Therapy : If you're in therapy, either you or your therapist can decide to end it at any time. This should be discussed openly.

15.3. Reasons for Termination : Therapy or EAP services can end for various reasons, such as achieving your goals, deciding it's no longer needed, or if you or your therapist/employer can't continue for some reason.

15.4. Closure : When therapy or the EAP ends, it's important to have a final session to discuss your progress, any remaining concerns, and if you need a referral for ongoing support.

15.5. Confidentiality : Your privacy is still protected even when therapy or the EAP ends. Your therapist or EAP provider won't share your information without your consent unless required by law.

PEAL emphasizes the importance of communication and compliance with established guidelines to maintain a productive and supportive therapeutic relationship or EAP support. By outlining these termination conditions, PEAL aims to provide transparency and clarity to users, ensuring a respectful and ethical termination process when necessary.

16. General Provisions

The website serves as a catch-all category encompassing miscellaneous but essential elements that pertain to the use of the website and the relationship between PEAL and its users. Below are common components often found in this section:

16.1. Entire Agreement: This provision states that the terms and conditions, along with any incorporated policies or agreements, constitute the entire understanding between the user and PEAL regarding the website, superseding any prior agreements or understandings.

16.2. Severability: It clarifies that if any part of the terms and conditions is found to be unenforceable or invalid, the remaining provisions will remain in full force and effect.

16.3. Waiver: This section notes that any failure by PEAL to enforce any aspect of these terms and conditions should not be considered a waiver of their rights, nor does it waive the user's obligation to comply with these terms.

16.4. Assignment: It states that PEAL may assign or transfer its rights and obligations under the terms and conditions to another entity in the event of a merger, acquisition, or other change in corporate structure.

16.5. Amendments: PEAL reserves the right to update or modify these terms and conditions as needed. Users are typically encouraged to review them periodically.

16.6. Language: It specifies the language used in the terms and conditions and any related communications.

16.7. Force Majeure: This provision clarifies that neither PEAL nor the user will be held liable for any failure to perform obligations due to circumstances beyond their control, such as natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other unforeseen events.

16.8. Headings: This section notes that section headings are for reference purposes only and do not impact the interpretation of the terms and conditions.

16.9. Contact Information: It provides the user with contact information to reach out to PEAL for questions, concerns, or requests related to the terms and conditions or website usage.

PEAL wishes to express its commitment to providing a safe, informative, and supportive online environment for users seeking valuable mental health resources. We believe in transparency, respect, and the responsible use of our website and services.

For all matters related to these terms and conditions or your use of the PEAL website, please don't hesitate to contact us at the following:

Email address: peal.wellness@gmail.com

Reach us by phone at : +91 74831 57545‬