Terms of Service

This statement covers GISW (GISW) and any associated content. Please read this statement carefully. By accessing, using, and submitting to this site, you accept and agree to be bound by the terms and provisions of this agreement. In addition, when using this website, you shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services, which may be posted and modified from time to time. Any participation in this site will constitute acceptance of this agreement. If you do not agree to abide by the terms and conditions outlined herein, please do not use this site.


GISW is not intended to be substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, treatment, medical treatment, psychotherapy, counseling, or mental health services. GISW is not monitored on a regular basis. Users in crisis or who are having thoughts of harming themselves should call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK. Users may also walk into any local emergency room or call 911.

Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding any mental health symptom or medical condition. Never disregard the professional psychological or medical advice or delay in seeking evaluation or treatment because of something you have read or posted on GISW.

GISW does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on GISW or any associated content. Reliance on any information provided by GISW or visitors to GISW is solely at your own risk.

GISW shall have the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect of feature of GISW.


Users retain their copyrights to all submitted works. All user submissions to GISW are governed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License.

By submitting information to GISW, you grant GISW a perpetual, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, distribute, and otherwise exercise all copyright and publicity rights with respect to that information at its sole discretion, including incorporating it in other works in any media now known or later developed including without limitation published books in all formats. If you do not wish to grant these rights, it is suggested that you do not submit information to this website.

By submitting to GISW Users acknowledge that their entries will be published on GISW. Users give their consent for submissions to be published on GISW and associated sites. Submissions will be credited to whatever name is provided to GISW by the User. It is the User’s responsibility to exclude any identifying information from their entry.

User Conduct:

Users shall use GISW for lawful purposes only. Users shall not post or transmit through GISW any material which violates or infringes in anyway upon the rights of others, which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive or privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, or otherwise objectionable, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law, or which contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services

Any conduct by a User that in the sole discretion of GISW restricts or inhibits any User, Member, or Facility from using or enjoying GISW will not be permitted. User shall not use GISW to advertise or perform any commercial solicitation, including, but not limited to, the solicitation of users to become users of other on-line information services competitive with GISW.

User shall not upload, post, or otherwise make available on GISW any material protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right and the burden of determining that any material is not protected by copyright rests with User. User shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission.


GISW shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor the content of GISW, including all submissions, to determine compliance with this Agreement. GISW shall have the right in its sole discretion to reguse to post, or remove any material submitted to or posted on GISW. Without limiting the foregoing, GISW shall have the right to remove any material that GISW in its sole discretion finds to be in violation of the provisions hereof or otherwise objectionable.

Advertisements and Links:

GISW does not endorse the content on any third-party websites. GISW is not responsible for the content of linked third0party sites, sites framed within GISW, or third-party advertisements, and does not make any representations regarding their content or accuracy. User use of third-party websites is at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites. GISW does not endorse any product advertised on GISW. GISW is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

Disclaimer of Warranty; Limitation of Liability

User expressly agrees that use of GISW is at User’s sole risk. Neither GISW, its affiliates nor any of their respective officers, directors, employees,, agents, third party content providers, or licensers warrant that GISW will be uninterrupted or error free; nor do they make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained from use of GISW, or as to the accuracy, reliability, or content of any information, services, or merchandise provided through GISW

This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injury caused by any failure of performance, negligence, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to alteration of , or use of record, whether for breach of contract, tortuous behavior, negligence, or under any other cause of action.

User specifically acknowledges that GISW is not liable for the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of other Users, Members, Facilities, or third parties and that the risk of injury from the foregoing rests entirely with User.

In no even with GISW, or any person or entity involved in creating, producing, or distributing GISW, be liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of the use of or inability to use GISW. User hereby acknowledges that the provisions of this section shall apply to all content of GISW.

In addition to the foregoing, neither GISW, nor its affiliates, be liable regardless of the cause or duration, for any errors, inaccuracies, omissions, or other defects in, or untimeliness, or unauthenticity of, the information contain within GISW, or for any delay or interruption in the transmission thereof to the User, or for any claims or losses arising therefrom or occasioned thereby. None of the foregoing parties shall be liable for any third-party claims or losses of any nature, including, but not limited to, lost profits, punitive or consequential damages. Neither GISW, nor its affiliates, warrant or guarantee the timeliness, sequence, accuracy, or completeness of this information. Additionally, there are no warranties as to the results obtained from the use of the information.


User agrees to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless GISW, its affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of the use of GISW by User.