Empowering The Chiropractic Patient Relationship

Terms and Difinitions


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D-O

P-Z

AdjustTheVote.org
Ad Hoc Issue Committee
Affiliates
Age of Membership
Amendments
Auto-jurisdiction
Award - CLC
Award - PCPA
Award - TB
Award - TB Bronze
Breach
CDD and LDD
CDD Member
Candidate - Global
Candidate - Private
Certificate - CDD
Certificate - Election Committee
Certificate - Issues Committee
Certificate - PCPA
Chiropractic Community
Chiropractic patient
Chiropractic Student
Chiropractic supporter
Communications
Content
Cookies
Correspondence to legislators

Donations
Donations - General
Election Committee
Election Committees
Endorsed Candidate
Enrollment
Entirety
Goals of site
History of site
ICA
ICA-PAC
Issue Committee
Jurisdiction - Candidate
LDD
Member
Membership opt-in provision
Membership opt-out provision
Membership resignation
Membership termination
Mission of site
Outage of Site

PAC
PCPA Member
Personal Profile
Purpose of site
Services of Site
Severability
Sign-up sheets
Site - Key Features
Site - Main Function
Spam
Sponsor of CDD
Sponsor of PCPA
Sponsors of site
Sponsorship of site
Subscriber
Subscriber - Affiliate
Subscriber - General
Survivability
Target politicians
Third Party
Tools of site
User Agreement




AdjustTheVote.org
Name of this website

Ad Hoc Issue Committee
A temporary committee to address a specific issue

Affiliates
Local or state chiropractic organizations under agreement to use the services of this site, for their respective states or regions, only

Age of Membership
A member must be at least 18 years old

Amendments
Additions or deletions (from agreement)

Auto-jurisdiction
Feature of the site that automatically looks up zip code 4 digit extensions, congressional, state district numbers, and more

Award - CLC
Congressional Lunch Club - Pledge of $10/month auto debit to PAC

Award - PCPA
PCPA Bronze certificate for enrolling 10 or more PCPA Members - awards for larger number of patients or friends are also recognized

Award - TB
Torch Bearer certificate - for $100 PAC contribution, cumulative in one year

Award - TB Bronze
Torch Bearer Bronze certificate - for $1,000 PAC cumulative lifetime contributions - awards for larger amounts are also recognized

Breach
Non conformity with user agreement

CDD and LDD
Same person, different titles - CDD is used when writing Congressmen, LDD is used when writing state or local legislators

CDD Member
Congressional District Director - either a chiropractor, retired or active, or a chiropractic student currently enrolled in a chiropractic college, who is willing to write legislators or candidate on issues important to the chiropractic community

Candidate - Global
Candidate posted to the CDD and PCPA Home Pages (within candidate's jurisdiction i.e.: dostrict number) after nomination (by CDD) and/or endorsement by the ICA

Candidate - Private
Candidate supported by a CDD through his/her office without endorsement by the ICA

Certificate - CDD
Membership Certificate as CDD, printed from web-site

Certificate - Election Committee
Doctor or Patient certificate for membership on an Election Campaign Committee, printed from web-site

Certificate - Issues Committee
Doctor or Patient certificate for membership on an Issues Committee, printed from web-site

Certificate - PCPA
Certificate as a PCPA member, printed from web-site, signed by sponsor

Chiropractic Community
Chiropractors, chiropractic students, patients, friends or supporters of the chiropractic profession

Chiropractic patient
Patient who has a personal chiropractor

Chiropractic Student
Student actively enrolled in chiropractic college

Chiropractic supporter
An individual who supports a patient's right, and freedom of choice, to chiropractic care

Communications
Primarily electronic correspondence from AdjustTheVote.org to subscribers, and from subscriber and members to respective legislators and candidates for public office

Content
Variable information posted by a local, state or national administrator or user of the site, including personal information or information forwarded to legislators or candidates

Cookies
Small files placed on your hard drive to help analyze our web page flow

Correspondence to legislators
May be email, fax and/or mail - choices are made at the time of corresponding

Donations
Donations to the PCA are welcomed

Donations - General
PAC donations to the General Account supports funding of this web-site and may go to postage and administrative expenses of the PAC

Election Committee
Committee formed in support of an endorsed candidate - e.g.: Chiropractic Patients to Elect Arnold Schwarzenegger, Governor

Election Committees
Temporary committees to help support a candidate who supports your access to chiropractic care

Endorsed Candidate
Candidate for political office who supports the freedom of choice in health and who supports current issues important to the chiropractic community - e.g.: Veterans access to chiropractic care

Enrollment
Process of applying for membership to AdjustTheVote.org - either as a CDD or PCPA member

Entirety
Entire understanding and agreement

Goals of site
See "About this Site" Goals

History of site
See "About this Site" History

ICA
International Chiropractors Association

ICA-PAC
International Chiropractors Association - Political Action Committee

Issue Committee
Committee formed to address a specific issue - e.g.: Patients to Support Direct Access of Veterans to Chiropractic Care

Jurisdiction - Candidate
Refers to a national or state district (as a congressional district, state senate or state assembly) or a region or territory (as a country, state, county, or city)

LDD
Legislative District Director

Member
A "Congressional District Director (CDD)" or member of "Patients for Chiropractic Political Awareness (PCPA)"

Membership opt-in provision
Patients who elect to receive communications directly from AdjustTheVote.org

Membership opt-out provision
Patients who elect to receive communications from their chiropractor only (He/She must be a CDD member).

Membership resignation
When the member or subscriber deletes themselves from AdjustTheVote.org

Membership termination
When the webmaster, national or state administrator, or an affiliate deletes a member from this Site

Mission of site
See "About this Site #4"  Mission

Outage of Site
If and when AdjustTheVote.org goes off-line (temporarily not connected to the internet)

PAC
Political Action Committee

PCPA Member
Patients for Chiropractic Political Awareness - either a patient, friend or supporter, who is willing to write legislators or candidate on issues important to the chiropractic community
Personal Profile
Your personal data, you provide AdjustTheVote.org

Purpose of site
To correspond with legislators and candidates on issues important to the chiropractic community (see FAQ #1- Purpose)

Services of Site
See "About this Site #10" Tools

Severability
If by action of law a portion of an agreement is held illegal, the remaining provisions will remain in force

Sign-up Sheets
To ask patients or friends to subscribe as a PCPA member, or to participate on an Issue or Election Committee

Site - Key Features
See "About this Site #2"

Site - Main Function
See "About this Site #1"

Spam
Illegal use of mailing list (email or physical mail) from this site

Sponsor of CDD
Self subscriber (on Site), or through a chiropractic state or local affiliate

Sponsor of PCPA
Self subscriber (on Site), or through a CDD (sign-up sheet from personal chiropractor) or from a friend referral

Sponsors of site Of AdjustTheVote.org is the Political Action Committee of the International Chiropractors Association

Sponsorship of site
See "About this Site #9

Subscriber
An individual enrolling for membership to AdjustTheVote.org - either as a CDD or PCPA member

Subscriber - Affiliate
An individual who subscribes to membership through their doctor, a friend or through an affiliate state or local organization

Subscriber - General
An individual who subscribes to membership directly on-line

Survivability
After termination of membership - provisions that remain in effect

Target politicians
Your respective legislators and candidates for political office

Third Party
Someone other than you and AdjustTheVote.org

Tools of site
See "About this Site #10" Tools

User Agreement
Agreement between you and this site in order for you to gain access to AdjustTheVote.org.