Here you can read the terms of conditions that apply for all use of the website helpseeker.net.

Last updated: 11th of February 2021 


DISCLAIMER: Do not rely on the information on our website as an alternative to medical advice from your GP or other professional healthcare providers. If you suffer from a medical condition, you should seek immediate medical attention. Please, never delay seeking medical advice, disregard medical advice or discontinue medical treatment because of information on our website.

 

1.DESCRIPTION OF THE SERVICE

1.1 Helpseeker.net is a website that focus on mental health.

1.2. The mission of helpseeker.net is to contribute to making it easier to find help for mental health problems.

1.3 The website helpseeker.net is owned by Hjelp til Hjelp AS (HTH). HTH is a non-profit company with a non-profit and non-profit purpose to make it easier to find psychological help, courses, activities, and the like. 

1.4 On helpseeker.net we provide information about mental health and related topics, such as news items, videos, books, and more. This also includes guest posts from people who have no formal connection with HTH.

1.5 At present, the full editorial responsibility of helpseeker.net is with the founder, Ove Heradstveit. 

 

2. APPROVAL OF TERMS

2.1 By using helpseeker.net and the resources we offer, you also accept the terms of use of the service (below and above). 

2.2 The terms are updated and revised regularly and everyone who uses helpseeker.net is responsible for keeping up to date on current terms.

 

3.GEOGRAPHY AND AUDIENCE

3.1 While HTH's services related to the website hjelptilhjelp.no are primarily aimed at the Norwegian audience, the website helpseeker.net is primarily aimed at audiences from the United States, United Kingdom and Australia. 

3.2 The site is aimed at both health professional and non-professional audiences.

 

4. RESPONSIBILITY

4.1 All content you find via helpseeker.net is for information only and does not replace personal contact between patient and healthcare professional. HTH assumes no responsibility for damages of any kind related to the use of content, services, or links on the website. Information on our site should be regarded as for entertainment only.

4.2 HTH does not take responsibility for any negative consequences of information on helpseeker.net proving to be incomplete or misleading. 

4.3 HTH does not take responsibility for links to external content.

4.4 The information contained in HTH's services shall under no circumstances be understood as medical advice, but as general information with an entertainment purpose. HTH does not take responsibility for consequences for people who use information from our sites. HTH should not be hold responsible for any consequences as a result of the use of information on the site, as long as HTH has not violated Norwegian laws through the information provided. 

4.5 None of the services listed in our directories of help, in respectively the US, the UK, and Australia, are connected with helpseeker.net. Therefore we take no responsiblity for it. Helpseeker.net does not endorse or claim to have personal knowledge of the abilities of those listed. We urge users of this directory to use independent judgment and request references when considering the use of any of the listed services.

 

5.CHANGES IN THE SERVICE

5.1 HTH reserves the right to make changes and improvements in the service. Users of the services are responsible for keeping up to date on our terms.

 

6. PRIVACY POLICY

6.1 HTH strives to comply with and comply with the GDPR regulations (EU Directive 2016/679, which enters into force on 25 May 2018). We do not store personal information beyond purposes for which the user has explicitly consented to this. More specifically, we store the email address of people who have signed up for helpseeker.net's newsletter, which is used to send out news about mental health and related topics, in line with the information available in connection with signing up for the newsletter. 

6.2 We use Google Feedburner as our marketing automation service. All persons that sign up to the syndication feed has agreed that their email address will be handled by Google for processing in accordance with their terms and privay policy. 

6.3 HTH does not collect information about users of the website, but uses various services that provide a better user experience (see section 7.2).

6.4 All information about registered e-mail addresses is treated confidentially and is only available to HTH's editorial staff. Information about registered mailadresses is not passed on to third parties.

6.5 Users can at any time unsubscribe from newsletters, and will then be permanently deleted from the newsletter list.

 

7. INFORMATION COOKIES

7.1 Helpseeker.net uses cookies. These are small information files that are left on your computer for our service to work best for you as a user. Like most websites, we use cookies to give you a better, faster or safer experience.

The Electronic Communications Act, which entered into force on 1 July 2013, contains a provision on the conditions associated with the storage of information in communication equipment - also called the "cookie clause" (cf. Electronic Communications Act § 2-7b). The storage of information and the processing of this information is not permitted unless the user has been informed of, and has consented to, what information is processed, what the purpose of this processing is and who processes the information. You as a web user must be able to refuse to consent to the storage of cookies at any time. 

7.2 The following external tools are used on helpseeker.net, and involve the use of cookies: Google Analytics, AddThis, and Amazon Associates. These are external services, and do not involve the storage of personal information on HTH's databases. 

7.3 Cookies are used on helpseeker.net related to external services mentioned under section 7.2. Use of helpseeker.net presupposes acceptance of the use of cookies on the website.

 

8. ADVERTISMENT POLICY

8.1 We stribe to ensure that all advertisments on the site is clearly marked and differentiated from other content.

 

9. MISCELLANEOUS

9.1 Any disputes that arise in connection with HTH's services shall be dealt with in accordance with Norwegian law. Bergen District Court is adopted as venue for the agreement.

9.2 Currently, HTH does not receive any funding.