Terms & Conditions

By accessing the www.rayofhopeus.org website (this “website”), you agree to be bound by the following Terms of Use.

Ray of Hope Institute Inc. (“Ray of Hope”) supports women in the Orthodox Jewish community who are coping with the trauma of sexual abuse, and offers confidential and professionally moderated support groups. However, Ray of Hope does not provide individual or group therapy services.

The content that appears on this website is not a substitute for, and is not intended to constitute, psychological, medical or legal advice. If you are in need of psychological, medical or legal services, please seek out qualified providers. Indeed, nothing contained in this website should be used for psychological or medical diagnosis or treatment. In visiting this website, you agree that Ray of Hope is not engaged in rendering psychological, medical, counseling, or other professional services or advice. Ray of Hope does not assume responsibility for any consequence relating directly or indirectly to any action or inaction you take based on the information, services or other content on this website.

Always consult with a therapist, doctor or other qualified health care professional regarding a any condition you feel you may have and the relation of the information appearing on this website to such medical condition. Should you have any mental or emotional health-related questions, please contact or see your therapist, physician or other health care provider promptly. You should never disregard psychological or medical advice or delay in seeking any because of something you have read on this website.

While Ray of Hope takes reasonable measures to keep the information on this website accurate, Ray of Hope cannot, and will not, be held responsible for any damage or loss related to the reliability, accuracy, completeness, usefulness or timeliness of the information provided on this website. Although Ray of Hope has the right to monitor activity and content associated with this website, Ray of Hope is under no obligation to do so

Neither Ray of Hope nor any other information provider of the content on this website shall be responsible for information provided on this website under any theory of liability or indemnity. Information accessed through this website is provided “AS IS” and without warranty, expressed or implied. All implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular use or purpose are hereby excluded.

Ray of Hope cannot and does not warrant against human and machine errors, omissions, delays, interruptions, or losses, including loss of data. Ray of Hope does not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from this website will be free of infection, viruses, or other code that manifests contaminating or destructive properties.

This website will contain links to other websites. Please note that when you enter these other websites from www.rayofhopeus.org, you are entering websites for which Ray of Hope has no responsibility. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of information provided on these websites, and we do not endorse the information, material, products, or services contained on or accessible through these websites. We recommend that you read the privacy policies, terms of use and disclaimer notices on these websites, which may differ from ours.

Ray of Hope owns and retains all proprietary rights in this website. This website contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of Ray of Hope. You may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary information.

From time to time, Ray of Hope, in its sole discretion, may allow users of this website to post their own content (“User Content”). You acknowledge that Ray of Hope does not accept onto this website any user submission that: (i) contains libelous, obscene or pornographic material, hate speech, highly explosive subject matter (as determined by the Ray of Hope, in its sole discretion), or any illegal subject matter or activities; (ii) violates any law or regulation governing false or deceptive advertising, comparative advertising or trade disparagement; (iii) contains any misrepresentation, or content that is defamatory or violates any rights of privacy or publicity; (iv) infringes on any copyright, trademark, patent or other proprietary right, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated images, audio or video, or links to pirated images, audio or video files; (v) contains any “worm”, “virus” or other device that could impair or injure any person or entity; (vi) harasses or advocates harassment of another person; (vii) involves the transmission of “junk mail”, “chain letters,” or unsolicited mass mailing or “spamming;” (viii) contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page); (ix) solicits personal information from anyone; (x) solicits from other users passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes; or (xi) engages in commercial activities and/or sales such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes (collectively referred to as the “Prohibited Content”). You shall not post any Prohibited Content anywhere on this website.

You are solely responsible for any and all legal liability arising out of or relating to your breach of any term or condition set forth in these Terms of Use, including, without limitation, your posting of Prohibited Content anywhere on this website. You hereby agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Ray of Hope and its officers, directors, agents, employees and independent contractors from and against all claims, actions, liabilities, losses, expenses, damages, and costs (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees) that may at any time be incurred by any of them by reason of any claims, suits or proceedings (i) for libel, defamation, violation of right of privacy or publicity, breach of contract, copyright infringement, trademark infringement or other infringement of any third party, fraud, false advertising, misrepresentation, product liability or violation of any law, statute, ordinance, rule or regulation throughout the world in connection with your use of this website; (b) arising out of any breach by you of any representation, warranty or covenant under these Terms of Use; or (c) relating to a contaminated file, virus, worm, or other form of malware originating from a posting made by you on this website.

Ray of Hope may prohibit any party to use this website for any reason whatsoever. In order to protect the integrity of this website, Ray of Hope reserves the right at any time in its sole discretion to block users from certain IP addresses from accessing this website.