Terms of Use

This site is owned and operated by American Association of Naturopathic Physicians. You should carefully read these Terms and Conditions before using our site. By using our site you are indicating your agreement to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. This is a legally binding agreement. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, you should not use our site.

  1. We agree to provide you access to our site in accordance with these Terms and Conditions.
  2. You agree to use Our Site in a manner consistent with any and all applicable rules and regulations.
  3. You accept that Our Site is provided on an "as is, as available" basis.
  4. All ARTICLES AND MATERIAL DISPLAYED BY US ON OUR SITE ARE FOR GENERAL INFORMATION ONLY. The information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal medical advice nor the formation of a physician/client relationship.
  5. We may, for marketing purposes collect, process and transmit data obtained from and about you in the course of your accessing our site.
  6. With the exception of our "Find a Naturopathic Doctor" search results, you are authorized to download one copy of the material on our Site on one computer for your personal, non-commercial use only but you may not in so doing remove, use, or amend any trademark, copyright or other proprietary notice.
  7. “Find a Naturopathic Doctor” is compiled and published as a reference source of demographic and professional information on individual licensed and licensable physicians in the United States. The only permitted uses of “Find a Naturopathic Doctor” are for (i) the personal convenience of individual members of the general public to facilitate quick access to information about physicians with whom they may consult regarding medical services and (ii) individual physicians or their staff to view their personal listings or those of colleagues for professional purposes such as patient referrals.

    AANP shall block your use of this product indefinitely should we determine, at our sole discretion, that your use is beyond that permitted above. None of AANP's “Find a Naturopathic Doctor” data listings or other constituent elements within the "Find a Naturopathic Doctor" search may be downloaded, republished, resold, duplicated or “scraped”, in whole or in part, for any purpose other than the personal uses permitted above. If you breach any of the above, you agree to pay the AANP, as liquidated damages for such breach, the amount of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) plus all legal fees and consent to such equitable relief as AANP deems necessary to protect the integrity of this data.

    Subject to the above, you may not modify, copy, distribute, republish or upload any of the material from "Find a Naturopathic Doctor" on our Site without our prior consent in writing. No intellectual property or other rights shall be transferred to you.
  8. To the extent that portions of our Site (such as "chat rooms" or "bulletin boards") may provide users an opportunity to post and exchange information, ideas and opinions ("Postings"), BE ADVISED THAT WE DO NOT SCREEN, EDIT, OR REVIEW POSTINGS PRIOR TO THEIR APPEARANCE ON THIS WEB SITE, and Postings do not necessarily reflect our views. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws, we exclude all responsibility and liability for the Postings or for any losses or expenses resulting from their use and/or appearance on our Site.
  9. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable laws, we on behalf of our members, directors, officers, employees, agents, suppliers, and contractors exclude liability for any losses, expenses and conflicts of whatever nature and howsoever arising, including without limitation any direct, indirect, special, punitive, or consequential damages, loss of use, loss of data, loss caused by a virus, loss of income or profit, loss of or damage to property, claims of third parties, or other losses of any kind or character, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses, arising out of or in connection with the use of this our site or any web site with which it is linked. You assume total responsibility for establishing procedures for data back up and virus checking as you consider necessary.
  10. We reserve the right to monitor all materials posted on any bulletin board on our sites ("Postings") and to remove any which we consider in our absolute discretion to be offensive or otherwise in breach of these Terms and Conditions.
  11. You hereby represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights in and to all Postings you provide and all material they contain and that such Postings shall not infringe any proprietary or other rights of third parties.
  12. Where we may provide hypertext links to other sites we do so for information purposes only, and such links are not endorsements by us of any products or services in such sites and we accept no liability nor make any endorsement or approval of the same.
  13. These Terms and Conditions contain the entire understanding between us with respect to Our Site and no representation, statement, inducement oral or written, not contained herein shall bind either of us.
  14. Should any part of these Terms and Conditions be declared invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, this shall not affect the validity of any remaining portion and such remaining portion shall remain in full force and effect as if the invalid portion of these Terms and Conditions had been eliminated.
  15. This Agreement is governed by the laws of Washington DC, without regard to principles of conflict of laws.
To the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate our Web site and/or its affiliates' intellectual property rights, AANP and/or its affiliates may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any state or federal court in Washington DC, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts.

Any other disputes will be resolved as follows:
If a dispute arises under this agreement, we agree to first try to resolve it with the help of a mutually agreed-upon mediator in Washington DC. Any costs and fees other than attorney fees associated with the mediation will be paid by the non-prevailing party.

If it proves impossible to arrive at a mutually satisfactory solution through mediation, we agree to submit the dispute to binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association. Judgment upon the award rendered by the arbitration may be entered in any court with jurisdiction to do so.

Contact us
We invite you to contact us if you have questions about these policies. You may contact us by any of the following means:

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
818 18th St NW, Suite 250
Washington, DC 20006
202.237.8150 phone
866.538.2267 toll-free
202.237.8152 fax
Email: member.services@naturopathic.org