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BPA Listserv Terms and Conditions 

Welcome to the official BPA Listserv. We are excited to officially launch our own communication platform. Please be aware that this listserv is only for Mental Health professionals. Below you will find our Terms and Conditions.

How to post

Following approval by BPA, new members will receive an email confirming acceptance

to the listserv, which will contain the listserv’s unique email address. To post to the

listserv, send an email to this address with an appropriate subject line and the content of

your post in the body of the email. Your email will automatically be distributed to all of the

listserv’s members.


User identification

When posting to the listserv, please clearly identify yourself with your full name and any

organization affiliation in the body of the email at the bottom of the message.

Permitted and Prohibited Uses of the Listservs:

All users shall be responsible for conducting their activities in compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. In addition, users are expected to act with a professional demeanor. Do not make postings that:

  • Contain profanity;

  • Contain content that promotes, fosters, or perpetuates discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, age, religion, gender identity, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation;

  • Harass or stalk any person;

  • Contain sexual content or links to sexual content;

  • Content that promotes or opposes any person campaigning for election to a political office;

  • Contain defamatory statements or personal attacks on others;

  • Disrupt other user’s enjoyment of the listservs;

  • Are made under another person’s name or impersonate anyone;

  • Contain personal details or private information about any other person or any confidential information or any information that would infringe upon the proprietary, privacy, or personal rights of others;

  • Breach any intellectual property rights law (including posting material protected by copyright without the permission of the copyright owner or using any words, logos, or other marks that would infringe upon the trademark, service mark, certification mark, or other intellectual property rights of the owners of such marks without the permission of such owners);

  • Contain commercial advertising or promotions or junk mail of any kind;

  • May be considered spamming or contain chain letters or any other form of unauthorized solicitation, including the solicitation of lawsuits;

  • Contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancel‐bots, or any other computer code or files that are designed to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any software or hardware;

  • Interfere with the operation of the listservs, such as broadcast attacks, attempt to overload the system; or

  • Encourage illegal activity of any kind.



Copyright of Material:

By posting material, the posting party warrants and represents that it owns the copyright with respect to such material has received permission from the copyright owner, or that the material is in the public domain. The posting party further warrants and represents that it otherwise has the full and unencumbered right to post such material and that such posting will not infringe any rights or interests of others. In addition, the posting party grants BPA and users of the Listservs a non‐exclusive, irrevocable license to display, copy, publish, distribute, transmit, print, and use such information or material in any manner, without payment to the posting party.



To make a formal complaint regarding the BPA Listservs, send an email of complaint to: Your letter of complaint must (A)(I) identify the posting in issue and include a copy of the posting and the location of the posting or if not about a posting, (ii) describe with reasonable detail the offending behavior, (B) identify the intellectual property right or other law, rule or regulation which is being infringed or violated, and (C) provide information sufficient to permit BPA to contact you (e.g. email address, postal address, and/or phone number).


Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability:

BPA accepts no responsibility for the opinions and information posted on the Listservs by others.

You acknowledge that the listservs are provided to you on an "as is, with all faults" basis. BPA expressly disclaims any and all warranties, whether express, oral, implied, statutory, or otherwise, including any implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose, any implied warranty of merchantability, any warranties arising by virtue of custom of trade or course of dealing and any implied warranties of title or non-infringement.

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