Legal

Who we are.

Marissa Macias, MMT is a Board Certified Therapist and a Licensed Massage Therapist in good standing with the State of Illinois. License #227.005074

Our website address is: https://mmtetc.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data.

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data.

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact information.

Marissa Macias, MMT: 110 E Main St, STE 309, Ottawa, IL 61350
Email: info@mmtetc.com

Limitation of Liability.

By viewing, using, or interacting in any manner with this site, including banners, advertising, or pop-ups, downloads, and as a condition of the website to allow his lawful viewing, Visitor forever waives all right to claims of damage of any and all description based on any causal factor resulting in any possible harm, no matter how heinous or extensive, whether physical or emotional, foreseeable or unforeseeable, whether personal or business in nature.

You agree not to hold Marissa Macias, MMT and her professional associations liable for any damages arising from or relating to your reliance on any of the medical information provided on this website or in session.

Additionally, you agree not to repeat the medical information that you read on this website or in session to a third party, as that third party may not have read this disclaimer and understood the caveats involved in receiving the information.

If you should repeat the medical information that you read on this website or discussed in session to a third party, whether through writing, electronically, or orally, you agree that you will indemnify Marissa Macias, MMT and her professional associations and defend Marissa Macias, MMT and her professional associations against any claims for damages by that or any other third party which recieved its information as a result of your actions, either in whole or in part. In other words, if the third party you told the information to repeats it to another third party, you must indemnify Marissa Macias, MMT and her professional associations and defend Marissa Macias, MMT and her professional associations against claims made by either of those third parties.

Testimonials.

Testimonials appearing on this site are received via text, social media, audio or video submission. They are individual experiences of those who have used these services. They are individual results and results vary. There is no claim that they are typical results or that future individuals will achieve similar results.

Affiliate Links.

I believe in full transparency on my site and in practice so I am disclosing that I’ve included certain products and links to those products on this site that I will earn an affiliate commission for any purchases you make using those links.

Even if I don’t specifically mention per post or in person that it is an affiliate link, you should assume that any links leading you to products or services are affiliate links that I will receive compensation from. Bear in mind that I’m not flinging any old thing at you. I only promote those products or services that I have investigated and truly feel deliver value to you.Please note that I have not been given any free products, services or anything else by these companies in exchange for mentioning them on the site. The only consideration is in the form of affiliate commissions.

Medical Disclaimers.

No advice. This website contains general information about medical conditions and treatments. The information is not advice, and should not be treated as such.

No warranties. The medical information on this website is provided without any representations or warranties, express or implied. This website makes no representations or warranties in relation to the medical information on this website.

(a) the medical information on this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
(b) the medical information on this website is complete, true, accurate, up-to-date, or non-misleading.

Professional Assistance. You must not rely on the information on this website as an alternative to medical advice from your doctor or other professional healthcare providers. If you have any specific questions about any medical matter you should consult your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. If you think you may be suffering from any medical condition you should seek immediate medical attention. You should never delay seeking medical advice, disregard medical advice, or discontinue medical treatment because of information on this website.

Emotional Trauma Clearings (Guided Relaxation).

Marissa Macias, MMT is not a licensed physician or psychologist. Please be advised that Emotional Trauma Clearing (ETC) is not used to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any psychological illness or mental health disorder. ETC services do not include the practice of medicine, neither should they be considered as a substitute for licensed medical or psychological services or procedures.

ETC is considered a complementary or adjunct treatment option; therefore, it does not replace health care from medical professionals. This technique may bring to the surface other issues that need addressing, perhaps ones you were not aware of. If and when this happens, you agree to inform your practitioner as soon as is reasonable. Be advised that your consent to use these techniques involves your voluntary agreement to take full responsibility for your well-being and behavior and to indemnify Marissa Macias, MMT and her professional associations.

ETC works with the power of the subconscious and conscious mind to change habits, behaviors, and the varied manifestations of pain and movement restrictions presented within the body; to effectively create improvements in everyday life.

While ETC may be an effective technique for many purposes, the effectiveness may vary from individual to individual, and no specific results or progress can be promised or guaranteed. During ETC sessions, clients remain completely aware of everything that is going on, but are not encouraged to verbally express any mental or emotional details of their current situation. While so far there have not been any reports of distressing side effects, it does not mean that you will not discover side effects for yourself. Be advised that your consent to use these techniques involves your voluntary agreement to take full responsibility for your well-being and behavior and to indemnify Marissa Macias, MMT and her professional associations.

Note: those under the care of a physician or psychologist should not ignore their doctor advice for medical problems. Consult with your physician or psychologist before making any changes in his/her prescribed treatment.

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