This internet website, OneDudeListening.com is owned and operated by me, sole entrepreneur and writer Alden Tan.
These Terms of Service apply to your access to and use of the OneDudeListening.com website and other online products and services (collectively, the “Services”) provided by me.
On this website, I outline TWO forms of service provided:
- Listening Call, named "Talk To The Dude" via Zoom in which I facilitate connection between me and readers who seek non-medical, non-clinical, non-counselling-related, non-crisis-related conversations via the website.
Terms of "Talk To The Dude" Service
OneDudeListening.com provides the service of Listening Calls for any visitors of the website. Visitors who want to use this service must be 18 years old and above. If you are below 18 years old, you must seek consent from a parent or guardian.
This Service is not intended to be medical, psychiatric, psychotherapeutic, counselling in nature or a crisis helpline or any other mental healthcare service, nor should I treat it as such. I also note that this Service is not intended to be a replacement, nor should it dissuade you from seeking medical or mental health services.
Use of this Service is not intended to create any form of professional relationship, be it as life-coach to client, patient to professional, counsellor to client.
By accepting the terms and conditions prior to engaging Alden Tan you understand and acknowledge that Talk To The Dude does not provide a medical or mental healthcare service through the Services.
For visitors using the Talk To The Dude Service, you also agree that the following topics are absolutely not permitted while using our service:
Any hate speech: defined as attacks on people's race, religion, sexual orientation, mental health, or serious disease or disability.
Personal information gathering: no solicitation for any personal information, whether from Alden Tan or others.
Criminal intentions or confessions: as confidential as we hope our chats to be, we are not allowed to lawfully withhold information should there be mention of a crime or planning of a crime.
You also agree that the below topics are beyond the abilities of our Alden Tan, in accordance as outlined in the above. If you experience any of the issues below, I am unable to assist. Instead, please do immediately seek professional advice:
Suicidal thoughts or self-harm
Mental or Physical Health conditions
My Services are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. You should always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare professional with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment. You should never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking medical advice or treatment because of our Services. If you think you may have a medical emergency, contact the emergency hotline or your physician or other healthcare professional immediately.
Any information available through my Services is for informational purposes only and should not be considered as a diagnosis or professional recommendation or endorsement of any medical treatment, product, drug or any other healthcare service.
I understand that my service is not intended to be a medical service or a platform for me to promote therapeutic services.
- In my blog, I publish free readable content. In my social media channels, I provide free video/visual content.
All content is based on my personal experience in life and should be used as a substitute for medical and professional advice.
All access and use of the website is subject to these terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”). By accessing or using my website including posting any content from, on or through the platform, or registering for an account with the platform , you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, whether or not you have registered with the platform .
If you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, you must exit immediately and not access or use the platform at any time, nor register for an account with the platform.
These Terms and Conditions may be modified from time to time and shall apply to all Users from the time of modification. Any changes to these Terms and Conditions will be marked by the last updated date above. Please check these Terms and Conditions to ensure you understand the Terms and Conditions that apply at any time.
OneDudeListening.com has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by OneDudeListening.com of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk.