Website Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy explains how Genesis Counseling Center, PC and Genesis Assist, LLC, its entities, franchises and affiliates (collectively “Genesis” or “we”) may collect, use, share, and safeguard information on www.genesiscounselingcenter.com, www.genesisassist.com, www.onlinechristiancounsel.com, mobile websites, microsites, mobile applications, and any other digital services and platforms officially operated or used by Genesis from time to time (the “Sites” or “Services”).  


Information We Collect Automatically
If you visit our website to browse, read, or download information:
Your web browser automatically sends us (and we may retain) information such as the:

We will use this information as aggregate data to help us maintain this Site. For example, we will use it to determine the number of visitors to different sections of our Site, to ensure the Site is working properly, and to help us make our Site more accessible and useful. We will not obtain personally-identifying information about you when you visit our Site, unless you choose to provide such information. We will not use this information to identify individuals, unless required for Site security or law enforcement purposes.


Other Information We Collect
If you choose to identify yourself (or otherwise provide us with personal information) when you use our online forms:


We will collect (and may retain) any personally identifying information, such as your name, street address, email address, and phone number, and any other information you provide. We will use this information to try to fulfill your request and may use it to provide you with additional information at a later time. We will not disclose such information to third parties, except as specified in this privacy policy.


If you request information, services, or assistance, we may disclose your personal information to those third parties that (in our judgment) are appropriate in order to fulfill your request. Genesis may also disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process served on Genesis; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Genesis; or (c) protect the personal safety of Genesis personnel or members of the public in appropriate circumstances. In addition, if Genesis and/or its assets (or a portion of its assets) are sold, assigned, transferred, or merged, or if Genesis undergoes some other change including a change to its corporate form as part of a bankruptcy proceeding or otherwise, information may be transferred as part of that transaction or change.


If your communication relates to a law enforcement matter, we may disclose the information to law enforcement agencies that we deem appropriate.


How Long We Keep Information
We reserve the right to retain all information provided for as long as the information is needed.


Security
Please note that electronic communication, particularly email, is not necessarily secure against interception. Please do not send sensitive data (e.g., health care information, bank account, or credit card numbers) by email or web form.


Cookies
We may use cookies in order to customize this Site for return visitors.  These cookies are not required for Site functionality.  Additionally, third-party widgets such as YouTube or Flickr may install cookies depending on their configuration.  You are not required to accept any cookies to use this Site.


Google Analytics
We use a tool called “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of this Site, including demographics and interest reporting. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this Site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other Sites they used prior to coming to this Site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this Site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this Site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this Site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this Site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use and the Google Privacy Policy. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this Site by disabling cookies on your browser or by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/.


Terms of Use
This page states the “Terms of Use” under which you may use this Site, which is an interactive online service operated by Genesis Counseling Center, PC and Genesis Assist, LLC. (“us,” “Genesis”), consisting of information services and content provided by us and other third parties (the “Site”). These Terms of Use include the Site Privacy Policy and form a binding agreement between you and Genesis Counseling Center, PC and Genesis Assist, LLC. Your access to or use of the Site indicates your acceptance of these Terms of Use. If you do not agree, do not use this Site.


1) Acceptable Use. This Site is intended to provide users with general information. We do not recommend or endorse any specific professionals, tests, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the Site. Reliance on any information provided by us, our employees, others appearing on Site at our invitation or other visitors to the Site is solely at your own risk. Your use of the Site is a privilege.


2) Rights Reserved.

3) Disclaimer.

4) Indemnification. You shall indemnify and defend us, and our officers, employees, consultants and trainers against any costs, expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees whether arising out of a third-party claim or in enforcing this indemnification), claims, judgments, settlements and damages (including all damages awarded to third parties payable by us, but in all cases only our direct damages) arising out of, or related to, your use of the Site, any materials posted to the Site or provided to other users by you or any violation of these Terms of Use.


5) Limits of Liability.

  1. A) NEITHER WE, NOR ANY OF OUR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS, WILL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR SPECIAL DAMAGES (“NON-DIRECT DAMAGES”), OF ANY CHARACTER, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OF USE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
  2. B) THE LIABILITY OF US AND ANY OF OUR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON FOR DIRECT DAMAGES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE GREATER OF $100 USD OR THE FEES PAID BY YOU FOR OUR SERVICES DURING THE 12 MONTHS PRECEDING THE EVENTS THAT GIVE RISE TO YOUR FIRST CLAIM AGAINST US FOR DAMAGES.
  3. C) BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR NON-DIRECT DAMAGES, THE LIMITATIONS IN PARAGRAPH (A) ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, BUT IN SUCH CASE, THE LIMITATIONS IN PARAGRAPH (B) SHALL APPLY TO BOTH DIRECT AND NON-DIRECT DAMAGES.

6) Governing Law and Jurisdiction/Waiver of Jury Trial. These Terms of Use and any claim or dispute arising out of, relating to or in connection with these Terms of Use or the transactions contemplated hereby, whether in contract, tort or otherwise, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia without giving effect to conflicts of law principles.  Each party irrevocably consents and agrees that any legal action, suit or proceeding against either of them arising out of, relating to or in connection with the transaction contemplated hereby or disputes relating hereto may be brought only in the courts of the State of Virginia located in James City County or the Federal District court for the Eastern District of Virginia and hereby irrevocably accepts and submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the aforesaid courts in personam, with respect to any such action, suit or proceeding. EACH PARTY WAIVES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ANY RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY IN ANY ACTION, SUIT OR PROCEEDING BROUGHT TO ENFORCE, DEFEND OR INTERPRET ANY RIGHTS OR REMEDIES ARISING UNDER, RELATING TO OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OF USE.


7) Amendment. We may change these Terms of Use, including the Site Privacy Policy, at any time. We will post notification of changes on the Site and e-mail them to registered users. Your continued use of the Site after the posting on the Site of any changes (whether or not you have also received notice by email) indicates your acceptance of such changes.


8) General. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby. No waiver of any provision of these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such provision or any other provision. All provisions of these Terms of Use, except provisions that grant you access to or use of the Site, shall survive the termination of the agreement between us and you. These Terms of Use shall be binding upon the parties, their legal representatives, successors and permitted assigns, but may not be assigned by you. Except as may be expressly stated in any other written agreement signed by you and us, these Terms of Use, including the Site Privacy Policy (as amended from time to time by us as provided in these Terms of Use) contain the entire understanding between you and us and supersede any prior agreement between you and us, whether written or oral.


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