Yes, terms and conditions may seem boring, but your account may contain large amounts of extremely personal data, not just about yourself — but about others too! This means it’s essential that your data is looked after correctly. Also, how you use the therapy is important for your safety, and that of others. This is all covered in the terms and conditions.
1.1. I understand and agree that the therapy described and facilitated by this website is an experimental and currently unproven self-help therapy, and therefore can only be used at my own risk.
1.2. I understand and agree that Self-Rewiring.org does not and cannot recommend the therapy, nor any techniques, procedures, or advice published on the website to myself or to anyone else.
1.3. I understand and agree that Self-Rewiring.org is not in any way responsible or liable for anything I choose to do with the Self-Rewiring.org website, the Self-Rewiring therapy, any information published on Self-Rewiring.org, and I will not hold Self-Rewiring.org liable for any negative physical, mental, or emotional effects.
1.4. I understand that one of the techniques in Self-Rewiring is called “Look at a flashing light”, and I agree that I will not use this technique if I, or anyone who can see the screen I am using, suffers from epilepsy or is suspected of suffering from it.
1.5. I understand and agree that I will not in any way use any part of the therapy upon another person unless I am insured to perform therapy services and officially licenced in locations where this is required by law.
1.6. I understand and agree that if I am a therapist using the therapy upon others, that I will not claim to be a representitive of Self-Rewiring.org, nor claim to have any endorsement of Self-Rewiring.org unless authorised in writing from Self-Rewiring.org.
1.7. I understand and agree that the contents of the website and the therapy are copyrighted to Self-Rewiring.org and cannot be copied or redistributed without prior written permission of Self-Rewiring.org, unless done so in a way which would be reasonably considered “fair use” by a court of law in the United Kingdom.
1.8. I understand and agree that if I should breach any of these terms and conditions, the consequences may include, but not be limited to: my account on the website may be suspended or deleted, my access to the website may be blocked, I may be publicly disowned by Self-Rewiring.org, and I may have legal action taken against me.
2.1. I understand and agree that Self-Rewiring.org does not and cannot recommend the therapy for any particular emotional problem, issue, or diagnosed disorder.
2.2. I understand and agree that I will not claim that the therapy is designed to treat or help any particular emotional problem, issue, or diagnosed disorder.
2.3. I understand and agree that I will not claim that the therapy can successfully treat or help any particular emotional problem, issue, or diagnosed disorder, nor claim that it has been proven to do so.
2.4. I understand and agree that I will not recommend or prescribe the therapy to another person (even if I am a mental health professional or other medical professional); I will simply inform others of the existence of the therapy.
2.5. I understand and agree that if I should recommend or prescribe the therapy (in breach of these terms and conditions), or make certain claims about it, I shall not hold Self-Rewiring.org responsible or liable for the consequences of my actions.
2.6. I understand and agree that if I am a mental health professional using the therapy (or any content whatsoever from the website) upon clients, that Self-Rewiring.org will neither endorse me and my treatments, nor be held liable for the effects upon my clients, my reputation, my licence, my insurance, my practice, my business, or anything else, and I will use the therapy (or any content from the website) at my own risk.
2.7. I understand and agree that Self-Rewiring therapy is not to be used by persons with clinical depression, psychosis, schizophrenia, suicidal feelings, or any other serious mental disorder; and I agree not to use this therapy upon myself if I have a diagnosed mental disorder; but if I do have such a disorder and wish to pursue this therapy, I will only do so with the permission, supervision, and assistance of an insured and/or licensed mental health professional, that all liability rests with myself and/or that mental health professional, and that Self-Rewiring.org has no liability for any effects that the therapy will have upon me or my condition.
3.1. I understand and agree that Self-Rewiring.org will do as much as reasonably possible to guard against loss and theft of my data, but Self-Rewiring.org will not be liable for any data loss or theft.
3.2. I understand and agree that all saved sessions data and personal notes stored on the website is securely encrypted using my own password as the encryption “key”, and that a ‘salt’ of my password, in turn, is also kept encrypted in the database; this means that the owners and operators of Self-Rewiring.org cannot read my session data or personal notes.
3.3. I understand and agree that for purely technical reasons the administrators of the website can, when necessary, see my name, my e-mail address, the total number of sessions I have stored, the status of the sessions (in progress, planned, or completed), the total number of tags I have stored, the total amount of data I have stored, when my account was created, when my account was last accessed, my password hint, my website preferences, and whether I am subscribed to the monthly e-mail update.
3.4. I understand and agree that backups of my encrypted data saved to the Self-Rewiring.org website are securely held for a maximum of 2 years, and after this time they are deleted.
3.5. I understand and agree that if I wish to have my data deleted, I can either do it myself within my own account, or I can make a request to Self-Rewiring.org via e-mail at for my data to be deleted for me.
3.6. I understand and agree that my Self-Rewiring.org account will be deleted if I have not logged in for 2 years.
3.7. I understand and agree that I will get at least 28 days warning by e-mail if my data is to be deleted.
3.8. I understand and agree that my data is held on a server in the United Kingdom and will not be stored in any other country or territory.
3.9. I understand and agree that if I wish to receive a copy of all of my data held at Self-Rewiring.org, I may make this request via e-mail to and I will receive my data within 28 days and that it will be provided as raw, encrypted binary data because Self-Rewiring.org has no record of my plain-text password (only recording a “salt” of the password) and therefore cannot decrypt the data for me.
3.10. I understand that everything I put into my account will remain private and will never be publicly available through the Self-Rewiring website.
3.11. I understand and agree that I will only use my account on the website to store data relevant to the practising of the therapy, and if my account is found to be used for other purposes (or is suspected of being used for other purposes), such as for storing other data, or any kind of binary data, I will be in breach of these terms and conditions and my account may be suspended or deleted without warning.
3.12. I understand and agree that if the website is ever discontinued it is my responsibility to retreive my own data from my account, and I will be given at least 28 days notice to retrieve my data, and then all of my data remaining in the website database will be securely destroyed.
3.13. I understand and agree that the data in my account belongs to me and Self-Rewiring.org claims no copyright ownership over it.
3.14. I understand and agree that my account will be blocked or deleted if access to it, or activity with in it, is judged to be suspicious by Self-Rewiring.org.
4.1. I understand and agree that the software running on the Self-Rewiring website will save some of my personal data in my web browser while I am logged in to the website, but that this information will be cleared upon logging out.
4.2. I understand that none of my personal data, including my e-mail address, will be sold, passed on, or shared with any 3rd party for any purpose.
4.3. I understand and agree that if my data is requested by a law enforcement agency, Self-Rewiring.org will resist handing that data over only so far as it is judged to be reasonable by Self-Rewiring.org.
4.4. I understand that if a law enforcement agency makes a request for my data, the operators of Self-Rewiring.org will inform me of the request.
4.5. I understand and agree that the software running the website will collect anonymous usage statistics on page views and bandwidth usage, and that no personally identifyable information will be collected.
4.7. I understand and agree that the website will not collect data on my location except for recording IP addresses, which is only for the purpose of collecting anonymous usage statistics and monitoring bandwidth use.
4.8. I understand that I will be explicitly asked for consent if I am to be placed into an experimental group or to have my usage monitored for research or analysis; if I have agreed to such, that while such an experiment or monitoring is on-going, I can leave such a group or monitoring at any time and any data which may have been collected on me for that purpose will be destroyed; however, if the experiment or analysis has since ended, having my data withdrawn retrospectively is entirely at the discretion of Self-Rewiring.org.
4.9. I understand that I can choose to stop receiving monthly update e-mails from Self-Rewiring.org at any time, but that Self-Rewiring.org always has my permission to e-mail me for the following reasons: to inform me of suspicious activity on my account, my account deletion, the service being discontinued, any security breaches, password reminders, incorrect login attempts, or attempts to re-register with my e-mail address.
5.1 I understand that if I am a registered user and subcribed to e-mail updates, I will be notified at least 28 days in advance of any changes to these terms and conditions (except for minor corrections, such as typos and spelling).
5.2 I understand that past versions of these terms and conditions will be available on the website.
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