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Lucinda Sykes is not a licensed health care provider in your jurisdiction. She does not provide medical advice.
The advice and interactions presented on our website & other online resources, and in our products, courses & services are solely for informational purposes in the area of improving wellness and lifestyle.
The information supplied is meant to serve as tools for self-help for personal use at your own discretion in conjunction with your medical professionals, therapists and other licensed professionals.
‘Joyful After 50’ and Lucinda Sykes MD are not licensed to provide you with health advice, medical diagnosis or treatment, or mental health services.
The author assumes no responsibility for any circumstances arising out of the use, abuse, interpretation, or application of any information supplied on our website & online resources, or in our programs, courses, services and public appearances. You understand and acknowledge that you are in the best position to evaluate how our information will impact your personal set of circumstances, including known and unknown risks. If you use or rely upon our information, you acknowledge that you do so voluntarily.
If you engage with our programs, courses & services, our role is to support and assist you in feeling better and reaching your personal goals, but your success depends on your own motivation, commitment and follow-through. As well, your unique health and genetic profile, background, life experience, individual capacity, motivation and dedication will impact your results.
You alone are solely and personally responsible for your results.
Application of the principles outlined in our products, courses & services may vary from person to person and you accept the risk that your results may be different. We cannot and do not guarantee that you will attain a particular result.
Do not disregard professional advice or delay seeking professional advice because of information you have read on this website or otherwise received from us.
Lucinda Sykes is not a licensed health care provider in your jurisdiction. She does not engage in patient diagnosis or the practice of medicine with individuals that she meets online or in a public setting.
All online resources provided by Lucinda Sykes (including this website, social media sites, video platforms, & email communications) and all her public appearances (including podcasts, video or in-person appearances) provide only information relevant to the general population. The information she provides is never a substitute for proper medical care by a physician in your jurisdiction who can provide appropriate examination, diagnosis, treatment, and care recommendations.
Do not self-diagnose. Do not stop taking any medication without speaking to your physician or health care professional. If you have or suspect you have a medical or psychological problem, contact your health care provider promptly.
Your use, or non-use, of the information we provide is at your own risk, and you absolve us of any liability or loss that you or any other person may incur from your or their use or non-use of the information provided.
In no event will we be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, equitable or consequential damages for any use of or reliance on this website, programs, courses, services, and/or products, including, without limitation, any lost profits, personal or business interruptions, personal injuries, accidents, misapplication of information or any other loss, malady, disease or difficulty, or otherwise, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages or difficulties.
WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE, OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PROGRAMS, SERVICES, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THE WEBSITE. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EQUITABLE, PUNITIVE AND/OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
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These terms and conditions hereinafter referred to as “Agreement”) are a legal agreement between you, your heirs, agents, successors and assigns, either an individual or a single legal entity (hereinafter referred to as “You” or “you”), and Lucinda Sykes MD hereinafter referred to as “The Company”), a Canada Based company. This Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions of use of our website and programs (hereinafter referred to as “Site”). This Agreement governs your use of the Services and programs provided by the Company. By checking the “I Agree to the Terms of Service” checkbox or similar checkbox, or using any of our services, you agree to this Agreement. If you do not wish to be bound by this Agreement, then do not indicate acceptance and do not use the Services. If you agree to the Agreement on behalf of a legal entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind that legal entity to this Agreement.
You consent to receive communications from us electronically and agree that any notices or disclosures we are required to provide to you now or in the future may be provided to you in electronic form.
The content you see here, including text, images, custom software, compilations of resources, and audio and video content, or made available by the site elsewhere, is the sole and exclusive property of Lucinda Sykes MD and Joyful After 50. It is protected by Canada, United States, and international copyright laws. We take our intellectual property rights seriously and search for infringing uses of our copyrighted material, such as copying, passing off as your own, or other infringing uses, whether personal or commercial. If you desire to use the information on this website other than by viewing it for your personal use, we offer licenses, starting at $5,000 each, to do so. If you are found using the information other than as explicitly allowed by this agreement, we will notify you and bill you accordingly.
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You are permitted to use the site for personal and non-commercial use. This means you cannot resell or make other commercial use of any of the content on this site, such as by downloading, copying, duplicating, reproducing, or otherwise removing information from the site for your (or a third party’s) commercial benefit, whether manually or by electronic means. We reserve all rights, including those not expressly granted in these Terms or elsewhere on the site.
You may not engage in tactics to gain an unpermitted benefit from the site, such as hiding logos or content to improve search rankings.
You are responsible for understanding the laws of your jurisdiction as they pertain to using a website like this one, and agree to be bound by the requirements of those laws. The limited license you are granted to use this site is terminated if you violate any of these Terms.
Content Provided By You
Occasionally we may make comment features available to site visitors. You agree not to post anything illegal, vulgar, threatening, obscene, defamatory, libelous, or infringing, or to make use of comment features to promote spam, commercial solicitation, or software viruses. We reserve the right to delete any comment regardless of its contents, and to block you from our site in our sole discretion.
We also make a contact form available for your use. Whether you provide content to use through a comment feature or contact form, you give us a non-exclusive, royalty free right to use, reproduce, publish, adapt, display, and distribute any such content throughout the world in any form. This includes the right to include the name under which you submitted the content. Please be aware of this before sending personal information or information with commercial value, whether by or about you or any third person or entity.
We take no responsibility or assume liability for any content posted by you or any third party.
We take copyright issues seriously. If you feel we have infringed upon your copyrights, please contact us at email@example.com. We will promptly investigate the matter.
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Disclaimer of Warranties; Use at Your Own Risk
THE INFORMATION AND CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE.” WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, SERVICES, OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE HERE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY PART OF IT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR OTHER SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE SITE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR OTHER MATERIALS OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, TO THE EXTENT YOUR STATE LAW ALLOWS FOR SUCH DISCLAIMERS.
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YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT THE COMPANY , ITS PARTNERS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES , INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF THE PARTY YOU ARE SEEKING DAMAGES AGAINST HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES OR IN ANY WAY RELATING TO THE SERVICES.
IF YOU HAVE A PAID PLAN, YOU AGREE THAT THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE COMPANY, ITS SUPPLIERS, RESELLERS, PARTNERS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID FOR THAT ACCOUNT DURING A (1) YEAR PERIOD BEFORE THE RELEVANT CLAIM. IF YOU HAVE A TRIAL PLAN, YOU AGREE THAT THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE COMPANY, ITS SUPPLIERS, RESELLERS, PARTNERS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES IS LIMITED TO TEN US DOLLARS ($10). YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT THE DAMAGES LIMITATION IS A FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENT OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN YOU AND THE COMPANY.
By using the site, you agree that any dispute related to these terms or with Lucinda Sykes MD or Joyful After 50 will be governed by the laws of Canada, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, and you agree to submit to personal jurisdiction of the Courts of Canada.
Amendments & Other Matters
We may make changes to the site, our offerings or information, and these terms at any time and without prior notice.
If any of these terms is deemed invalid for any reason, that term shall be severable and the remaining terms shall be given their maximum effect.
By using this site, you certify that you are over the age of eighteen.
Updated June 2022
- Introduction and Summary
We want to make it easy for you to understand what information we collect from you, what we do with it, and how you can request access to this information.
We believe this is a best practice to maintain transparency and trust with our website visitors and clients, and it just so happens that this complies with the laws of many countries around the world, too. If you have questions about this policy, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Our Commitment To Your Privacy
We take privacy and security VERY seriously.
We have a duty of care to the people and websites within our data.
Data is a liability, it should only be collected and processed when absolutely necessary.
We will NEVER sell or share, or otherwise distribute or make public names, email addresses, your website files or data, or any other information that you provide to us.
- Personal Information That This Service Collects And Why We Collect It
This website collects and uses personal information for the following reasons:
We collect information from you when you register on our site, place an order for our products, or when you subscribe to one of our newsletters. Some data that we request is optional and some data is required.
When subscribing to one of our plans or when registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter the following info: name, e-mail address, or mailing address.
We use third party websites for all subscriptions and purchase transactions so we will NEVER ask you for a credit card number or checking account number to be entered on our site.
We collect information from you directly and indirectly through third-party services, as follows:
- When you contact us…
- With questions or comments in the contact form.
- When you comment on a post directly on the website.
- To request more information, schedule a telephone call, or sign up to the newsletter.
- To place an order for products or services.
- To receive your product or services.
- When we contact you…
- To provide the goods and services you requested.
- To request occasional feedback.
- To provide news, updates, and offers through the newsletter, usually by email, [with a double opt in consent].
- When we contact others…
- We may see certain personal information from third party apps and services that allow us to complete your order.
- We may see certain personal information from third party installations that allow us to remarket our services and products to you on other websites.
- We may see certain personal information from third party apps and services that allow us to monitor website traffic, email conversion, and other analytics data.
- We may see your personal information when we work with third party processors, like our email provider and web host. For EU residents, please note that this means we may transmit your data across international borders.
- We may see certain personal information from third party apps and services that allow us to complete your order.
- When you contact us…
- Protection Of Your Information And Website Data
We store personal information with third parties that use industry standard practices for data security. We implement a variety of security measure to maintain the safety of your personal information when you submit a request, plac an order, or access your personal information. These security measures include, but are not limited to: password protected directories and databases to safeguard your information, SSL (Secure Sockets Layered) technology to ensure that your information is fully encrypted and sent across the Internet securely.
You are responsible for keeping your passwords secure, and you agree not to disclose your passwords to any third party. You are solely responsible for any activity that occurs under your user names and accounts. You must notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your accounts or any other security breach related to the Services. If we determine that a security breach has occurred or is likely to occur, we may suspend your accounts and require you to change your username and password.
- Hоw Can You Aссеѕѕ Yоur Data?
You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by us (where such data is held). Under the GDPR, no fee is payable and we will provide any and all information in response to your request free of charge. Please contact us for more details at email@example.com, or using the contact details at meditationforhealth.com.
- Data Breaches
We will report any unlawful data breach of this website’s database or the database(s) of any of our third party data processors to any and all relevant persons and authorities within 72 hours of the breach if it is apparent that personal data stored in an identifiable manner has been stolen.
- Your Consent To This Policy
We make commercially reasonable efforts to work with data controllers (like our email provider) who guarantee compliance with privacy laws like the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation.
We store your personal information only for as long as it is needed to use it for the reasons you have consented to.
Occasionally we will revise this policy and will use your contact information to notify you of these changes if they reduce your privacy rights in any way.
Our data protection officer is Lucinda Sykes MD, firstname.lastname@example.org
Updated June 4, 2022.