Terms of Service

Alef Behavioral Group – Terms of Service and Website Usage

At Alef Behavioral Group, LLC, (“Alef”, “we” and “our”) we value the trust you place in us to protect your privacy and confidentiality. Alef is in the business of providing Opioid Treatment to individuals who are struggling with substance abuse or addiction to achieve long-term sobriety. This Website (this “Website”) is not intended to be, nor should it be, a replacement for actual medical, psychiatric or therapeutic advice. By continuing to use this Website, you agree to all of the terms and conditions herein. This Terms of Service agreement (“Terms of Service”) and the related (“Notice of Privacy Policy”) address many concerns, including but not limited to the collection, use, and disclosure of information that Alef may gather during your interactions with Alef. This may include your access or use this Website, and may also extend to the actual delivery of clinical services. The Terms of Service and Notice of Prviacy Policy, documents shall be collectively referred to as “Agreement”.

 By continuing to use or view this Website, you agree to all the terms stipulated in this Agreement and understand that it may be modified at any time and without any notice. Should any part of this Agreement be found to be invalid or is severed for any reason, it shall not affect the remainder of the Agreement. There are no implied or expressed warranties of any kind regarding the services or information contained on the Website, and neither this Website, nor its owner, shall be liable for any losses or damages stemming from the use hereof to any individuals, third-parties or any other entity. There may be additional rights or protection offered by your state of residency which supersede the above statement or render parts inapplicable to certain users. It is your responsibility to be informed of such laws and rights. If any such laws are in contradiction hereto, please notify us as such immediately. Any information that you post or upload to this Website is granting us a perpetually permission-free, royalty- free, non-exclusive and unlimited license to use copy, adapt, transmit, publicly perform, and display or distribute the submission. Your continued use of this Website constitutes your acceptance of the term above, and those that appear hereinafter as they may change over time.    This Website is informational only. It DOES NOT offer Medical, Psychiatric or Other Professional Medical or Clinical Advice, Treatment or Care.  Nothing here may be used to diagnose or treat chronic or acute health problems, including but not limited to withdrawal and/or substance use disorder. A doctor or other qualified medical professional must always be sought for diagnostic and treatment purposes. This Website provides information to those interested in Opioid Use disorder and related issues, but the information contained herein may not be used as a replacement for that of a trained medical professional. All health decisions, including changes in medication, treatment or the appearance of new symptoms, should promptly be discussed with an appropriate medical professional. Articles and/or information that appears on this Website may or may not be written by professionals, and as such shall not be construed as medical advice, irrespective of the credentials of the person who authored it. The content and editing staff cannot guarantee the accuracy of any literature posted within the website. By continuing to use this Website, Users acknowledge that reading or following advice contained within the Website is done at his/her own risk. Alef is not responsible for any materials you may find to be erroneous, offensive, explicit, outdated or inaccurate. Our affiliates, contributors and licensors are also not responsible for any such content, and all users are solely responsible for operating under compliance with any local, state, provincial or federal laws. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please dial 911 or other emergency services number in your area immediately.  Similarly, if you have a non-life threatening illness or condition, seek medical attention as soon as possible. If you are having psychiatric or emotional problems, including but not limited to thoughts of self-harm or suicide, thoughts of harming others, feelings of hopelessness or a strong desire to isolate yourself, please dial 911 or other emergency services immediately. Anyone struggling with substance abuse or addiction should seek therapeutic and medical help as soon as possible. This Website’s Policy on Offensive Material  We believe in protecting the dignity of all individuals as well as allowing free expression. However, anyone who leaves a comment on this Website or in public forums that violates our code of conduct may have their comment removed and posting privileges revoked. Please keep in mind that we offer no services to individuals under the age of 18 and we do not knowingly collect any of their information, so by participating in any services offered by us or posting any comments or material, you acknowledge that you are aged 18 years or older. All guests are expected to conduct themselves with common courtesy and decency, thus the following behaviors are banned:
  • Offering medical or legal advice
  • Discussing or encouraging illegal activities
  • Discussing or asking for financial advice, business opportunities or money
  • Using racially charged slurs or euphemisms
  • Using sexist or other derogatory words
  • Expressing thoughts or acts of violence
  • Posting threats or utilizing abusive language
These guidelines do not cover all prohibited behaviors, and the right to determine what is offensive is at the sole discretion of website moderators. All advertisements on our Website must receive express permission to be present on this Website. If you feel that content on the Website has breached these rules of conduct, or if you have any possible concerns about content, please contact us via email to discuss these issues. Our goal is to provide a safe, comfortable and respectful experience to all users who view this Website. All Opinions Contained this Website are those of Each Individual Poster At this Website, we feel that open and honest communication is a vital part of the recovery process. Thus, we allow users to post comments, questions and other materials to encourage open communication. None of this material is endorsed or validated by this Website, our advertisers, licensors, affiliates, executives or shareholders. While our moderators do their best to remove offensive, prohibited or erroneous content, we do not guarantee the removal of any content at all. 

Links to External Websites

Websites This Website may contain links to external organizations and businesses over which we have no control or jurisdiction. This Website does not endorse products or services, guarantee accuracy of information from these external services or sponsor any such activities. Please be aware that you are solely responsible for what is viewed on these websites, as we do not moderate, supervise, review or maintain sites external from ours. While we do our best to maintain liaisons with only the most accurate and respected websites, due to human or mechanical error, issues or problems may occur. You acknowledge that should you follow any of these links, you do so at your own risk and hereby disclaim Alef from any and all injury that may or may not occur. We hereby expressly disclaim any warranty or guarantee, both expressed or implied, concerning anything found within this Website and/or external websites. You must use your common sense and personal discretion when determining what information, services or products will best serve your interests.

interests. Content and Trademarks.

Any photographs found on this Website may be stock photos, original or purchased. All are used with permission, however if you think an image has been used without proper acknowledgment, please contact us with your concerns. All individuals shown in photographs are models and do not personally endorse, represent or associate with this Website, our services, drug use or addiction. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names are copywritten and are the sole property of their respective owners. No material may be stored, reproduced, reused or republished digitally or in print except for personal use. Written permission must be obtained for all other uses, either educational or commercial.

 Your Privacy and Use of Your Information

Information You acknowledge that this Website collects and retains certain personally identifying information (“PII”) about you, some of which you willingly provide such as names, phone numbers, email addresses or user names. We also track and collect information about how you use and view our website using cookies and other tracking information that is publicly available (“Non-PII”). Should you wish to limit our access to Non-PII, you may disabled it on your internet browser. Please review your privacy settings and make adjustments accordingly. Both PII and Non-PII are used to enhance your browsing experience and may be used to select certain product or service offers relevant to your situation. Your continued use of this Website gives us consent to use the aforementioned information for commercial purposes should we choose. We may also share your information with third-party advertisers or companies. While we seek to engage only with websites and companies who use your information responsibly, we do not guarantee or monitor how your information is used externally. We do not use your information for any purpose other than those state in this Agreement. If we wish to share your information for any other purpose, we will contact you in writing prior to doing so. You may access our website and services without sharing your data, so if you wish for your information to not be shared externally, please email us to state your decision to opt out of these practices. When you disclose personal information in public forums, chat rooms or bulletin boards whatever you post may be viewed by anyone. Please use discretion as to how much information you reveal about yourself. You have no expectation of privacy in a chat room or concerning any publicly-listed information, including for information that may otherwise qualify for protection under federal or state healthcare privacy laws. At the point that you interact with Alef in person, by phone, this Website or other, in such a way to trigger federal and state protections of your personal health information (“PHI”), the way in which we handle your personal information will be governed under the company’s Notice of Privacy Practices (“NPP”) which may be viewed [HERE]. To be clear, simply using this website does not necessarily trigger these protections and/or the application of the NPP. However, where you take the additional step to speak with us or write to us, and that correspondence qualifies as PHI, we will treat that information under the terms of [THIS POLICY]. 

 Deleting Your Information 

Information You may request that Alef completely delete all PII and Non-PII you have provided to Alef through this Website or other by contacting web@alefbg.com. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to honor such a request. We may, however, retain an archived copy of your records consistent with our records retention policies or as required by law. Where we retained other PHI, the deletion of those records are subject to federal law and the NPP. 

 Website Security 

Security This Website is dedicated to security and compliance with all applicable laws. As such, should we ever request sensitive information from you, we will do so in a secure means of transmission. Complying with all local, state and federal laws. Please be aware that while we provide all reasonable means of data encryption and protection, any submission using the internet, such transmissions may be intercepted by unauthorized parties. If this concerns you, we encourage you to use a non-electronic means of communication. When you submit such information to us, you hereby disclaim any and all claims and/or damages relating to such disclosure.  

Email Privacy

We also take all precautionary measures to protect information transmitted via email. However, we cannot guarantee confidentiality or prevent unauthorized access to your email and improper disclosure. By using email, you are submitting that you are aware of the inherent risks associated with email transmission and hereby accept all risk for the same, disclaiming any such claims you may have against Alef due to related injury. We encourage all users to access a personal, not professional, email account to engage in private healthcare-related discussions. By emailing us, you consent to the following:  
  • We may forward emails to the appropriate medical professional, which may be a provider other than Alef. Only people providing services have a right to access your email and it will not be shared, unless required by law.
  • You are responsible for providing clear, correct and truthful information.
  • We may save your emails to be included within your medical records.
  • We may use other means of communication other than email, and reserve the right to discontinue communications at any time with proper notice.

Contacting Us

Us If you have any questions or need for clarification regarding any part of our Terms of Service, please call or write at Alef Behavioral Group, LLC, 150 NW 168th Street. Suite 200, North Miami Beach, FL 33169; 877-723-7117.

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