Terms of Use

This web site with its home page in the domain "INMoodRings.org" (the "Website") is a complimentary information and social networking service offered by the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance of Indiana, (DBSAI), a subsidiary of Mental Health America of Indiana (MHAI) at no charge to users of the World Wide Web, with the express condition that these users agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this User Agreement. MHAI and DBSAI reserve the right to change these terms and conditions any time, and you must consult the most recent version of this User Agreement (not an older cached version) each time you view the Website. Use of this Website constitutes your acceptance of all of the following terms and conditions.

Disclaimer Statement

MHAI and DBSAI's website & Online Community is for informational purposes only and is not meant to serve as medical advice or to replace consultation with your physician or mental health professional.

Use of the INMoodRings website & Online Community constitutes an agreement by the users not to hold MHAI, DBSAI or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, officers and/or volunteers liable or responsible for information posted to discussion boards and other forums by persons or entities not associated with MHAI and/or DBSAI.

You acknowledge that the information on the Website is provided "as is" for general information only. It is not intended as medical advice, and should not be relied upon, as a substitute for consultations with qualified health professionals who are familiar with your individual medical needs.

This site includes groups and discussion boards. When you post content or join discussions, you agree to abide by all these Terms and Conditions. We want our Community to be a safe, comfortable, and friendly environment. We can remove any messages or solicitations that do not meet the standards of these Terms and Conditions. MHAI and DBSAI reserve the right to immediately terminate a user's registration if we become aware and determine that the user is violating any of these Terms and Conditions or any of the posting and/or discussion board guidelines as enumerated wherein.

Commercial solicitation, chain letters, junk mail, "spam", non-commercial or bulk solicitation is prohibited.

Threatening harassing, libelous, defamatory, vulgar, profane, obscene, abusive, harmful, sexually oriented, racially offensive, inaccurate, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind or nature, is prohibited.

Unlawful material, or any material that encourages or promotes conduct that constitutes a criminal offense, or might give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, Federal or international law or regulation, or encourage the use of controlled substances, is prohibited. Posting content or participating in any form of discussion with the intention to commit any illegal activity is strictly prohibited.

Limitation of Liability

You agree that you will hold harmless MHAI, DBSAI, its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, employees, and volunteers from all claims arising out of or related to your access or use of, or your inability to access or use, this Website or the information contained in this Website or other websites to which it is linked. This includes, but is not limited to, information or materials viewed or downloaded from this Website or another website to which it is linked that appear to you or are construed by you to be obscene, offensive, defamatory, or that infringe upon your intellectual property rights. In no event will MHAI or DBSAI or the contributors of information to this Website be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such information or for any consequential, special or similar damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.


You acknowledge that the opinions and recommendations contained in this Website are not necessarily those of MHAI or DBSAI or endorsed by MHAI or DBSAI. MHAI or DBSAI may provide links on the Website to other websites which are not under the control of MHAI or DBSAI. In general, any website which has an address (or URL) which does not contain "INMoodRings" or "mhai.net" is such a website. These links are provided for convenience of reference only and are not intended as an endorsement by MHAI or DBSAI of the organization or individual operating the website or a warranty of any type regarding the website or the information on the website.

Content Usage Policy

Unless otherwise indicated, all information contained on our website or in written form including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, button icons, video or audio clips is copyrighted by and proprietary to MHAI and DBSAI and may not be copied, reproduced, transmitted, displayed, performed, distributed, sublicensed, altered, stored for subsequent use or otherwise used in whole or in part any manner without MHAI or DBSAI's prior written consent, except that the user may make such temporary copies in a single computer's RAM and hard drive cache as are necessary to browse the website, and the user may make one permanent copy of each page of the website, brochure or booklet to be used by the user for personal and noncommercial uses which do not harm the reputation of MHAI or DBSAI.

Electronic File Sharing is Fair Use and is Encouraged

In addition to the foregoing copyright policy which protects MHAI and DBSAI's website from commercial exploitation by others, MHAI and DBSAI has an overarching policy concerning file sharing on electronic media which encourages electronic downloading and sharing of copyrighted material on MHAI's, DBSAI's and INMoodRing's website, conditioned only on including "copyright (or ©) MHAI or DBSAI or INMoodRings followed by the date" under or above the material copied and shared. The date to be used is the date of the download.

INMoodRings Website Linking to External Websites

MHAI and DBSAI are nonprofit, broad-based organizations. However, MHAI and DBSAI are also committed to presenting material in a nonpartisan, noncommercial manner. Thus, links to MHAI, DBSAI or INMoodRings' websites should not be used for inappropriate, political or commercial purposes, or suggest that MHAI or DBSAI promotes, endorses or sponsors any third party's causes, ideas, products or services. Additionally, MHAI and DBSAI are not responsible for the information or materials contained on the host website. Links to external websites are provided for convenience of reference only and are not intended as an endorsement by MHAI or DBSAI of the organization or individual operating the host website or a warranty of any type regarding the host website or the information on the host website.

Privacy Policy Statement

For each visitor to our Web page, our Web server automatically recognizes the consumer's domain name, the e-mail addresses of those who post messages to our bulletin board, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, aggregate information on what pages consumers access or visit, information volunteered by the consumer, such as survey information, e-mail addresses and/or site registrations. We automatically collect only the domain name.

The information we collect is used for marketing purposes, internal review, used to improve the content of our Web page, but is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

DBSAI does not obtain information that will personally identify Web site visitors, unless visitors choose to provide such information by using the site's interactive features. Information about visitors' use of this Web site is collected automatically without any personal or identifying information. This includes: domain name from which a user accesses the Internet, the date and time and duration user was connected to the site, the Internet address of the Web site from which a user linked directly to this Web site, the type of browser used to access this site and the search engine and keywords used when searching for this site. This information is in aggregate to measure Web site performance.

DBSAI does not give, rent, share, sell or transfer any personal information collected on this site or through any contact to DBSAI to any third party. When inquiries are e-mailed to DBSAI staff; the message and email address is stored to allow staff to respond electronically. Unless otherwise required by statute, DBSAI does not identify publicly who sends questions or comments through this Web site.

When deemed appropriate at its sole discretion, DBSAI may provide user information, including identifying information that may have been entered into the site by the user, to authorized law enforcement agencies when the site has been used in connection with illegal practices.

Cookies: To help make our sites more responsive to the needs of our visitors, we invoke a standard feature found in browser software, called a "cookie", to assign each visitor a unique, random number, a sort of anonymous user ID that resides on your computer. The cookie doesn't actually identify the visitor, just the computer that a visitor uses to access our site. A cookie can't read data off your hard drive. We do not link cookie data with personally identifiable information, nor do we store personal information in our cookies. You can disable cookies at any time by changing the preferences in your browser.

For our internal purposes, we gather date, time, browser type, navigation history and IP address of all visitors to our site. This information does not contain anything that can identify users personally. We use this information for our internal security audit log, trend analysis and system administration, and to gather broad demographic information about our user base for aggregate use.


Sponsors and Supporters may be recognized on the INMoodRings website and may include the sponsor/supporter logo, link to their website, and a brief overview of the their chief business activity. Internet-based sponsorship recognition will generally be limited to a sponsor section of the website but may also include, in certain circumstances, recognition on the site's homepage and in other prominent areas.

With respect to ad servers: We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

If our information practices change at some time in the future, we will post the policy changes to our Web site to notify you of these changes and provide you with the ability to opt out of these new uses. If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our Web site periodically.

Upon request, we provide site visitors with access to contact information (e.g., name, address, phone number, website) that we maintain about them and users have the right to opt out of having their information collected.

If you feel that this site is not following its stated site policies, you may contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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