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Disclaimers/Disclosures

Medical Disclaimer

www.simelbey.io is an online educational warehouse dedicated to the discussion and use of Oriental East Asian Medicine techniques and treatments by trained professionals.

This site is not meant to be a substitute for professional medical care.

Treatments described herein are not intended for self-medication or treatment by those who lack training in the field. Dr. Bey (does not currently diagnose, prescribe, or treat), Abacus Acupuncture, Bey Acupuncture, its affiliates, host, or guests are not responsible for any injury or damage that may result from the improper application of information from the articles, discussions, or products on this website.

If you have a medical condition do the right thing by both educating yourself and seeking out a qualified professional who can help you.

Affiliate Disclosure

Dr. Simel Bey, Abacus Acupuncture & Planetary Medicine DBA Bey Acupuncture is a limited liability company that needs compensation to operate. We may receive consideration for products and services presented in our content. However, we do our best to remain unbiased and do not accept paid reviews or fake reviews.

Certain links to products on this website will generate an affiliate fee for AAPM. If you make a through such a link, you won’t pay a penny more for the product, but AAPM will earn a small commission.

Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions constitute a legal agreement between Abacus Acupuncture & Planetary Medicine, PLLC, a Texas-based limited liability company with a registered address at 3301 Northland Drive, Suite 217, Austin, Texas 78731, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, and licensors (collectively, “Bey Acupuncture”), and you. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY AS THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, REMEDIES, AND OBLIGATIONS.

Terms of Use

Access to and use of the website operated by acupuncture and planetary medicine educational materials, equipment, practice forms & and guides, and supplies, and any website that may be related thereto (collectively the “Site”) is governed by these Terms and Conditions, as well as any applicable laws and regulations. By accessing the Site, you hereby agree to adhere to these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions, you are not authorized to use or access the content available on the Site.

AAPM, PLLC reserves the right to modify the Terms and Conditions without notifying you. Each time you use the Site, the current version of these Terms and Conditions will apply. It is therefore imperative that you check for updates to the Terms and Conditions.

AAPM reserves the right to deny access to the Site to any person who violates these Terms and Conditions or who, in our sole judgment, infringes on the rights of others.

Access

To access paid content on the Site, you must make the purchase through our webstores. You must provide accurate and complete information about you, as the account holder, and keep your account up to date with the most current information at all times.

You are responsible for the maintenance, confidentiality, and security of your account and all passwords related to your account. You agree to keep your user name and password confidential and your account for your sole and personal use. You are also responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account, including any and all activities of any persons who gain access to your account with or without your permission. You also agree to immediately notify AAPM when your account has been accessed by a person other than you, and you agree to provide assistance to AAPM, as reasonably requested, to stop or remedy any breach of security related to your account.

Access to specific content on the Site may change over time, and AAPM reserves the right to remove any content from the Site as it deems necessary.

AAPM reserves the right to terminate your account and deny access to Site content including courses.

Podcast

AAPM provides podcasts consisting of audio content that is provided using an RSS feed and associated file so that the file may be downloaded and played from a user's computer or mobile device. Podcasts are available only for personal, noncommercial use. You may download, copy, and/or transfer a podcast to a computer or mobile device only for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you do not modify the content. You also may link to podcasts from your site, blog, application, platform, or service, as long as (a) the links redirect the user to the AAPM when the user clicks on them, (b) you do not insert any intermediate page, splash page or other content between the links and the applicable portion of the AAPM services, (c) the linking does not suggest that AAPM promotes or endorses any third party's causes, ideas, sites, applications, platforms, products or services, (d) you do not use AAPM content for inappropriate commercial purposes, and (e) you provide attribution to AAPM adjacent to the link.

Live Courses

The Site provides content, some of which is in the form of courses that are streamed live over the Site or through external applications. You hereby acknowledge your understanding that these live online events may be recorded and that you may be recorded as a result. You hereby consent to such recordings and give AAPM and its affiliates permission to use any images of, and comments made by, you (hereinafter “Personal Content”) captured during these recordings including, but not limited to, reproductions in all the possible permutations in electronic and printed media. You hereby waive your right to review or pre-approve any of the possible formats which the Personal Content may be reproduced.

Continuing Education Credits

It is your responsibility to review the continuing education requirements of your professional association and to complete all of the course requirements in order to obtain your certificate of completion from AAPM. AAPM is not responsible for any licensing issues that may result from your failure to complete requirements or submit certificates for licensing renewal.

Privacy

Please review the privacy policy to understand the information we collect and how we manage and store it to protect your privacy. The privacy policy may be updated from time to time. By continuing to review these Terms and Conditions, you agree that you have read the privacy policy in its current form and that you will review the privacy policy for updates thereto.

Proprietary Rights

Vis-à-vis you and AAPM, you understand that all right, title, and interest in and to the Site and all the materials and content thereon is either the property of, or used with permission of their respective owners by, AAPM, and are protected by applicable copyrights, trademark rights, patent rights, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights and laws.

Content

You may print or download approved content from the Site for your personal, non-commercial use only. In any case, you may not remove or alter any copyright, trademark, service mark, or other proprietary notices. You may not publish, distribute, retransmit, sell, or provide access to the content on the Site. You may not use data mining, robots, screen scraping, or similar data gathering and extraction tools on the Site. You may not decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble any software or other products or processes accessible through the Site, insert any code or product, circumvent technological protection measures, or manipulate any content of the Site.

You agree not to sell, rent, redistribute sublicense, show in public, modify, or reproduce in any form, electronic or otherwise, any of the information on this site unless you have obtained expressed permission by AAPM.

You agree to use the Site for lawful purposes, and if you at any time become aware of any violation, by any person or entity, of any part of these Terms and Conditions, you will immediately notify us and provide us with assistance to stop or remedy such violation.

You agree that you are responsible for all of the comments, audio, video, text, or other materials that you post on the Site by you or under your account (collectively, “UGC”). You may not use the Site, and your account may not be used, to engage in commercial activity or send commercial communications. You may not generate UGC that violates the rights of any third party or contains a virus or other harmful component. You may not use language or engage in any activity that is threatening, abusive, vulgar, discourteous, disruptive, defamatory, amoral, or unlawful.

Disclaimer of Warranties

THE SITE, AND ALL CONTENT THEREON, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND (EXPRESS, IMPLIED, AND STATUTORY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE), ALL OF WHICH AAPM, ACUPUNCTURE AND PLANETARY MEDICINE EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS, EQUIPMENT, PRACTICE FORMS AND GUIDES SUPPLIES AND OR DR SIMEL BEY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER LAW. YOU AGREE AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU USE THE SITE AT YOUR OWN RISK.

No Liability

You understand that the information, opinions, and viewpoints expressed during courses do not necessarily represent the opinions of AAPM and or Dr. Simel Bey, DAOM and you will not hold Abacus Acupuncture and Planetary Medicine, PLLC and or Dr. Simel Bey, DAOM liable for any claims or information presented, or for the accuracy or completeness of the information; furthermore, you will not hold AAPM and or Dr. Simel Bey, DAOM liable for any loss, corruption, or damage incurred as a result of presented information, whether online or otherwise.

You understand that in many of these courses, medical and/or other health information may be presented or made available. You agree that you assume all risks associated with the use of or reliance on that information and that AAPM and or Dr. Simel Bey, DAOM and its instructors shall not be held liable for any losses or damage, whether directly or indirectly, as a result of using or reliance on the provided health or medical information.

Under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall AAPM and or Dr. Simel Bey, DAOM be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or other damages, including but not limited to, loss of programs, loss of data, loss of use of a computer or other systems, or loss of profits – whether or not AAPM and or Dr. Simel Bey., DAOM is advised of the possibility of such damages arising from your use – or inability to use, the content, materials, or functions of this site or any linked website.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless AAPM and or Dr. Simel Bey, DAOM, its officers, affiliates, employees, representatives, and agents from and against any suit, action, liability, or proceeding in connection with any third party claim and/or complaint to which we may be exposed. You agree in this regard, to accept exclusive liability for any sums, damages, costs, lawyers’ fees and court costs for which we may be held liable arising from your use or misuse of the Site, your violation of any rights of any third party, or your violation of these Terms and Conditions.

Third-Party Links

AAPM may provide links from the Site to other websites that are independent of AAPM. Users should be aware that in linking to these outside websites, they are leaving www.simelbey.com s website and that AAPM or Dr. Bey are not responsible for the content of any other site. You acknowledge and agree that AAPM and or Dr. Bey is not responsible for any damages or losses to you or any other person caused or alleged to have been caused by your use of any of these sites, or from the products, content, material or information presented by or available through these sites.

Technical

You agree to ensure you have the most recent version of a browser installed and that your computer and/or mobile settings are up-to-date for the optimal viewing experience. You will also ensure you have proper audio with speakers and a computer or device that is able to play high-speed video.

AAPM will not be held liable for technical issues or inability to watch online courses due to browser, mobile, or computer streaming issues, or use of out-of-date hardware or browsers.

You agree that any video or audio viewing issues derived from watching a webinar or course that do not originate specifically on AAPM or Dr. Simel Bey's platform are not the responsibility of AAPM and or Dr. Bey. While the technical support team at AAPM and or Dr. Bey will make every effort to troubleshoot such issues, if they are due to the user’s computer, device, or internet connection, AAPM  and or Dr. Bey will not be held responsible for such issues.

If a technical issue is encountered that cannot be resolved by reviewing the Help Section, you agree to report the issue to AAPM and or Dr. Bey’s Technical Support Team, either by email or online ticket. AAPM and or Dr. Bey will not be deemed liable for any unreported technical issues if a solution cannot be found, or if it cannot be found in a set timeframe. AAPM and or Dr. Bey will not be held responsible for any associated losses or damage as a result.

Termination

AAPM and or Dr. Bey reserves the right to remove your access to all or part of the Site at its sole discretion, and without notice, and shall not be held liable for any consequences that may arise as a result. There may be instances where content may need to be removed from the Site, and AAPM and or Dr. Bey reserves the right to do so for any reason.

Cancellation Policy

Recorded on-demand courses are immediately accessible after purchase. Therefore, there are no refunds provided for course cancellations.

The following policy applies to all In-person and online live courses.

Customer cancellations must be submitted to AAPM via email to contact

  • Cancellations received up to 14 days prior to class will not be charged the training fee.

  • Cancellations 3-14 days prior to class will be invoiced the full training fee. As a courtesy, we will allow you to apply 50% of your payment toward a future AAPM and or Dr. Bey course within one year of the cancellation date.

  • Cancellations 1-3 days prior to class, and no-shows, are subject to payment for the full amount without future training credit.

  • Registrant substitutions may be made at any time.

  • Please note that if you do not cancel or do not attend, you are responsible for payment.

Cancellation of course by AAPM and or Dr. Bey

  • AAPM and or Dr. Bey reserves the right to cancel or change a class at any time, including but not limited to, lack of participation, classroom, equipment or instructor availability.

  • Notification will be provided within 21 days of the class, whenever possible.

  • Registrants will not be charged for the course.

  • AAPM and or Dr. Bey is not liable for any direct, or indirect, consequential or special damages that may be incurred due to a cancellation of a scheduled class, including, but not limited to, cancellation penalties for transportation or accommodations. The customer or student's sole remedy shall be the refund of prepaid course fees.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is deemed unlawful, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision is severable from these Terms and Conditions and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Governing Law and Forum

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Texas and the laws of the State of Texas applicable therein, excluding its conflict of law rules. You expressly consent and agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the provincial and federal courts located in Texas.

I HAVE READ AND REVIEWED THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND HEREBY AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. I AGREE AND CONFIRM THAT I AM OF THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THE JURISDICTION THAT I AM LOCATED IN AND UNDER THE LAWS GOVERNING THIS AGREEMENT AND THEREFORE HAVE THE ABILITY TO CONSENT AND BIND MYSELF TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

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