In case of an emergency, do NOT use this service and immediately call your local emergency number!
Terms & Conditions
Please read these Terms & Conditions carefully. They govern and apply to your access and use of the Anywherepractice platform (the "Platform"). By accessing or using the Platform, you agree to comply with and to be bound to any these Terms & Conditions. If you do not agree to any of these Terms & Conditions, you must not access the Platform. These Terms & Conditions apply to all jurisdictions in which Anywherepractice operates. In the event of a conflict in the interpretation of these Terms & Conditions, the authoritative jurisdiction for interpretation will be Switzerland.
You hereby certify that you are over the age of 18 and have the legal ability to consent to psychological counseling. You agree to provide your personal contact information and the contact information of a close family member or person close to you for use in case of an emergency where knowledge of your location is essential.
Anywherepractice offers psychological counseling and strives to make mental health care easily accessible – for anyone from anywhere. However, Anywherepractice might not be appropriate for every person and every situation.
You should NOT use the services of Anywherepractice in any of the following cases:
You are a minor or under the care of a legal guardian
You are thinking about suicide or are considering harming yourself or others, or you have a medical emergency or acute crisis. In such cases, please immediately contact your local emergency number and seek in-person help.
You have been certified 'non compos mentis'
You have a severe mental illness or experience severe symptoms, including, but not limited to, hallucinations, delusions, and paranoia
You rely on medication for the treatment of mental disorders
You need close psychiatric supervision or in-person assistance
You seek a clinical diagnosis that requires an in-person evaluation
You seek a clinical diagnosis for official documentation (e.g., court and authorities)
Privacy and Security
Confidentiality and Ethics
Anywherepractice is bound to professional secrecy and provides a safe place for you to talk. Disclosures during counseling sessions will remain private and confidentiality is guaranteed to all clients with the following exceptions:
We may disclose private information without consent in order to protect you or the public from serious harm.
We are required by law to report ongoing domestic violence, abuse or neglect of children, the elderly, or people with disabilities.
All clients are required to make the full payment prior to the appointment. Payment options include Paypal, Visa, MasterCard, and bank transfer.
If you are unable to attend an appointment, please cancel by sending a quick note to firstname.lastname@example.org. Appointments can be canceled up to 24 hours in advance at no cost. If you cancel less than 24 hours, 50% of the service fee will be charged. If you miss your appointment without giving notice, the full rate will be charged.
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
You hereby agree to hold us harmless from any causes of action and claims of any nature resulting from the Platform and counseling services, including (without limitation) any act, omission, opinion, response, advice, suggestion, information and/or service of a counselor and/or any other content or information accessible through the Platform.
You understand, agree and acknowledge that the Platform is provided "as is" and "as available" without any express or implied warranties of any kind, including, but not limited to, merchantability, non-infringement, security, fitness for a particular purpose or accuracy. The use of the Platform is at your own risk. To the fullest extent of the law, we expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether expressed or implied.
You understand, agree and acknowledge that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or exemplary damages.
You understand, agree and acknowledge that our aggregate liability for damages arising with respect to these Terms & Conditions and any use of the Platform will not exceed the total amount of money paid by you or on your behalf through the Platform in the 3 months period prior to the date of the claim.
You shall be solely and fully responsible for any damage to the service or any computer system, any loss of data, or any improper use or disclosure of information on the service caused by you. Anywherepractice cannot and does not assume any responsibility for any loss, damages or liabilities arising from the failure of any telecommunications infrastructure, or the internet, or for your misuse of any protected health information, advice, ideas, information, instructions or guidelines accessed through the service.
All of the content available on or through the service is the property of Anywherepractice and is protected by copyright. You agree not to reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast, or circulate the content received through the service to any third party.
You agree not to access or use the service in an unlawful way or for an unlawful or illegitimate purpose or in any manner that contravenes these Terms & Conditions. You shall not post, use, store or transmit (a) a message or information under a false name; (b) information that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, fraudulent, predatory of minors, harassing, threatening or hateful to any person; or (c) information that infringes or violates any of the intellectual property rights of others or the privacy or publicity rights of others. You shall not attempt to disrupt the operation of the services by any method, including through use of viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, denial of service attacks, flooding or spamming. You shall not use the services in any manner that could damage, disable or impair the services.
Your Conduct and Commitments
You hereby confirm and agree that all the information that you provided or will provide in the future in or through the Platform, is accurate, current and complete. Moreover, you agree that you will make sure to maintain and update this information so it will continue to be accurate, current and complete.
You will indemnify us, defend us, and hold us harmless from and against any claims, losses, causes of action, demands, liabilities, costs or expenses (including, but not limited to, litigation and reasonable attorneys' fees and expenses) arising out of or relating to any of the following: (a) your access to or use of the Platform; (b) your violation of any of the provisions of this Terms & Conditions; (c) non-payment for any of the services which were provided through the Platform; (d) your violation of any third party right, including, without limitation, any intellectual property right, publicity, confidentiality, property or privacy right. This clause shall survive expiration or termination of these Terms & Conditions.
Changes to the Platform
You understand, agree and acknowledge that we may modify, interrupt or discontinue the Platform, any part of the Platform or the use of the Platform, whether to all clients or to you specifically, at any time with or without notice to you. You agree and acknowledge that we will not be liable for any of the aforementioned actions or for any losses or damages that are caused by any of the aforementioned actions. Anywherepractice reserves the right to deny or withhold access to services to anyone at any time without need of warning and without giving any reason. You understand and agree that no Platform can be 100% reliable and accessible. Thus, we cannot guarantee that access to the Platform will be uninterrupted or that it will be accessible, consistent, timely or error-free at all times.
Important Notes about our Terms & Conditions
Anywherepractice may change these Terms & Conditions by posting updates on its website. Modifications are effective upon posting. The date of the last update to the Terms & Conditions can be found at the end of the Terms & Conditions. It is highly recommended to check regularly for possible updates.
Last updated: December 29, 2021