Last updated: September 19, 2023
Please read these terms and conditions carefully.
These Terms and Conditions apply to your use of my podcast (“Lightcast with Stephanie Gast”). Your use of the Podcast is governed by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, please do not access the Podcast. These Terms and Conditions are the standard terms for the provision of services by Stephanie G. Therapy (“The Company”). The director of the Company is Stephanie Gast (“The Director”). The Director shall not have to bear any personal responsibility in relation to the Podcast whatsoever.
Trigger Warning: The episodes on my podcast (“Lightcast with Stephanie Gast”) may, at times, cover sensitive topics including but not limited to suicide, abuse, violence, severe mental illnesses, sex, drugs, alcohol addiction, and human sex trafficking. You are advised to refrain from listening to the Podcast if you are likely to be offended or adversely impacted by any of these topics.
Our views and responsibilities
The views, information or opinions expressed in the Podcast are solely the views of the individuals involved and by no means represent absolute facts. Opinions expressed by the host and guests can change at any time. Where guests appear on the Podcast, the views of those guests are solely their views, and the Company does not accept responsibility for them. Such views are the views of guests and not the Company.
The Company and The Director do not verify the accuracy of the information contained in the Podcast, and the Company is not responsible for this information. The Company and The Director assume no responsibility or liability for any errors or omissions in the content of the Podcast. The information contained on the Podcast is provided on an “as is” basis with no guarantees of completeness, accuracy, usefulness, or timeliness.
Views and opinions expressed in the podcast are my own and do not represent that of my places of work. While I make every effort to ensure that the information I’m sharing is accurate, I welcome any comments, suggestions, or corrections of errors. If you find any errors in any of the content of my podcast, please send a message through the “contact” page.
Any action you take based on the information contained in the Podcast is strictly at your own risk, and The Company and The Director will not be liable for any losses or damages in connection with the use of the Podcast. You should take all steps necessary to ascertain that the information you receive from the Podcast is correct and has been verified. None of the guests or contributors to the Podcast will be responsible for your use of the information contained therein.
Under no circumstances will The Company and The Director or their affiliates, partners, suppliers, licensors or guests appearing on the Podcast be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential damage arising from your use of, or inability to access, the Podcast.
The Podcast may, at times, cover sensitive topics including but not limited to suicide, abuse, violence, severe mental illnesses, sex, drugs, alcohol addiction, and human sex trafficking. You are advised to refrain from watching or listening to the Podcast if you are likely to be offended or adversely impacted by any of these topics. Neither The Company, The Director nor the guests shall at any time be liable for the content covered causing offense, distress, or any other reaction.
Privacy is of utmost importance to me. All people, places, and scenarios mentioned in the podcast have been changed to protect client confidentiality.
This podcast should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever, including but not limited to establishing “standard of care” in a legal sense or as a basis for expert witness testimony. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on the podcast.
The Company is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Podcast, including but not limited to the copyright and any rights in the designs. You are permitted to use the Podcast for personal use, but not for commercial use, without a license from us. You may not make any recordings of, or otherwise copy, the Podcast.
If you breach these terms, you lose your right to access the Podcast, and you must destroy or return any copies or recordings you have made.
Guests on the Podcast may at times provide information on, or read extracts from, third parties’ copyrighted work. The Company and The Director shall not be responsible for the decision of its guests to convey such information on the Podcast, and the Company shall not be deemed to have breached any copyright or other intellectual property rights whatsoever as a result of the actions of any of its guests.
NOT Medical advice
The Company provides the Podcast, including any references, links or other knowledge resources, for informational purposes only. The Company and The Director do not provide any medical or professional advice on the Podcast. Anything said should NOT be taken as a replacement for medical, clinical, professional advice, diagnosis, or medical intervention. If you take any action or inaction as a result of any of the content you consume on the Podcast, this is based solely on your decision, and The Company and The Director cannot be held liable for any of the consequences of such action or inaction.
In no way does listening, reading, emailing or interacting on social media with my content establish a therapist-client relationship. Accessing or otherwise using the Podcast does not create a therapist-patient relationship between you and The Company, The Director, or any individuals appearing on the Podcast. If you choose to contact the Director to provide personal or medical information, this does not create a therapist-patient relationship between you and the Company.
Nothing in the Podcast is intended to establish a therapist-patient relationship, to replace the services of a trained therapist, doctor or health professional, or otherwise to substitute for professional mental health, medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
You hereby agree that you will not make any medical or health-related decisions based in whole or in part on anything contained in the Podcast. You should not rely on any medical information contained in the Podcast and related materials in making medical, health-related or other decisions. Please consult a doctor or other health professional if you have any concerns regarding your health.
We cannot be held responsible for any psychological impact that the Podcast may have caused. If the content contained in the Podcast stirred up memories and emotions for you, please know that this is normal and should pass within a few days. However, if these feelings persist and are causing an emotional crisis, it is vital that you seek the necessary support from a qualified professional.
Limitation of liability
The Company and The Director and their affiliates or group companies shall, in no circumstances, be liable to any listener of the Podcast for any action or inaction on your part as a result of the content you consume on the Podcast, or for any adverse reaction (including any emotional distress) you experience as a result of consuming the content on the Podcast.
These Terms and Conditions are the standard terms for the provision of services by Stephanie G. Therapy, based in Whittier, CA.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to contact us about any issues.