WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW IS IT USED?
- Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website: The Website may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form. Personal Data may include but is not limited to, your name, email address, and phone number.
- Information We Collect from Others: The Website may receive information about you from other sources. For example, if you use a third-party software through the Website, they may transfer information to us for fulfillment. We do not control the data privacy or protection policies of third parties, and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of these third parties. Our legal basis for processing this information is our legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving our services and the legitimate interests of our customers.
- Automatically-Collected Information: The Website automatically collects certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, The Website will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. The Website may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.
- Cookies: The Website may log information using cookies, which are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. The Website may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website.
HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED
The Website may use the information collected in the following ways:
- To operate and maintain the Website;
- To fulfill orders or oversee contests or promotions;
- To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings;
- To send you administrative communications, such as administrative emails, confirmation emails, technical notices, updates on policies, or security alerts;
- To respond to your comments or inquiries;
- To provide you with user support;
- Training and quality control;
- To track and measure advertising on the Website; or,
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
LEGAL BASES FOR PROCESSING DATA UNDER THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (“GDPR”)
We are responsible as a “controller” of your Personal Data under the GDPR and below are the types of lawful basis that we will rely on to collect and process your Personal Data:
- Legitimate Interest means the interest of our business in conducting and managing our business to enable us to give you the best service/product and the best and most secure experience. We make sure we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your Personal Data for our legitimate interests. We do not use your Personal Data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law). You can obtain further information about how we assess our legitimate interests against any potential impact on you in respect of specific activities by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Performance of Contract means processing your data where it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or to take steps at your request before entering into such a contract.
- Comply with a legal or regulatory obligation means processing your Personal Data where it is necessary for compliance with a legal or regulatory obligation to which we are subject.
- Consent means where you have consented to a certain use of your Personal Data.
- Vital Interest means processing your Personal Data to protect the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person.
How to File a GDPR Complaint.
We hope that we can resolve any query or concern you raise about our use of your information.
The General Data Protection Regulation also gives you the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live, or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred.
WHERE YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS HELD
Personal Data may be held at our offices and those of our affiliates, parent or related companies, third party agencies, service providers, representatives, and agents as described below (see below: “Third-Party Use of Personal Information”).
Some of these third parties may be based outside the European Economic Area.
THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Company may share your Personal Data with certain third parties as set forth below:
Third-Party Vendors: We may share your information with third-party vendors or service providers who help us provide our products or services or the Website, including database hosting and data processing services, and assist us in responding to requests by you for information that you request.
Business Transfers: As we develop our business, we might sell or buy businesses or assets. In the event of a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, dissolution, or similar event, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets. We may also share Personal Data with potential buyers. Usually, information will be anonymized, but this may not always be possible. The recipient of the information will be bound by confidentiality obligations.
Third Parties with Permission: We may share your information with third parties to whom you ask us to send your information.
Agents, Consultants, and Related Third Parties: Company, like many businesses, sometimes hires other companies to perform certain business-related functions. Examples of such functions include mailing information, maintaining databases, and processing payments. When we employ another entity to perform a function of this nature, we only provide them with the information that they need to perform their specific function.
Legal Requirements: Company may disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) comply with a legal obligation or to respond to requests from law enforcement or other government officials relating to investigations or alleged illegal activity or in connection with our own investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity, in which case we may (and you hereby authorize us to) disclose information without subpoenas or warrants served on us, (ii) protect and defend the rights or property of Company, (iii) act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Website or the public, (iv) protect against legal liability including to resolve disputes, investigate problems, or enforce our customer contracts.
The Website may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information. Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies. The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
- Google Analytics – This service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.
- ConvertKit – This service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications.
- Stripe & Paypal – This service is used to serve our eCommerce platform. At no time is your banking information passed to the Website. We receive only information used for order fulfillment.
- Thrivecart – This service is a shopping cart platform used for purchasing a membership or digital products. At no time is your banking information passed to the Website. We receive only information used for order fulfillment.
- Access Ally – This service is used to provide delivery of membership content. The membership service stores your name and email address for purposes of delivering information.
- Kajabi – This service is used to provide delivery of membership content. The membership service stores your name and email address for purposes of delivering information.
- Google Forms & Formidable Forms – These services are used to collect information from users of the Website. We receive the information that you input into the forms and send to us.
- Zapier – This service assists the above programs to communicate with one another (email addresses exchanged between software systems).
- Acuity – This service provides a platform to schedule meetings with the Company. Acuity captures the information you provide on the Website.
At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party service providers. This list may be amended from time to time at the Website’s sole discretion.
Except when required by law, Company will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, Company may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
From time to time, Company may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website. The cookie will collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and if you arrived at the Website via a link from third-party site, the URL of the linking page.
In addition to cookies, the Website may use web beacons. Web beacons allow us to count the number of users who have visited or accessed the Website and to recognize users by accessing our cookies. We may employ web beacons to facilitate Website administration and navigation, to track the actions of users of the Website, to compile aggregated statistics about Website usage and response rates, and to provide an enhanced online experience for visitors to the Website. We may also include web beacons in HTML-formatted e-mail messages that we send to determine which e-mail messages were opened. A web beacon is often invisible because it is only 1 x 1 pixel in size with no color. A web beacon can also be known as a web bug, 1 by 1 GIF, invisible GIF, and tracker GIF.
What are the different types of cookies and how do we use them?
Essential – These are cookies that are essential for the running of the Website. Without these cookies, parts of the Website would not function. These cookies do not track where you have been on the internet and do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes.
Examples of how we may use essential cookies include:
- Setting unique identifiers for each unique visitor, so that Website numbers can be analyzed.
Functional – These cookies are used to remember your preferences on the Website and to provide enhanced, more personal features. The information collected by these cookies is usually anonymized, so we cannot identify you personally. Functional cookies do not track your internet usage or gather information that could be used for selling advertising.
Examples of how we may use functional cookies include:
- Gathering data about visits to the Website, including numbers of visitors and visits, length of time spent on the Website, pages clicked on, or where visitors have come from;
- Eliminating the need for returning users to re-enter their login details.
Analytical Performance – Analytical performance cookies are used to monitor the performance of the Website, for example, to determine the number of page views and the number of unique users our Website has. We use this information to improve user experience or identify areas of the Website which may require maintenance. The information is anonymous (i.e. it cannot be used to identify you and does not contain personal information such as your name and email address) and it is only used for statistical purposes.
Examples of how we may use analytical cookies include:
- Measuring users’ behavior;
- Analyzing which pages are viewed and how long for and which links are followed to better develop the Website.
Advertising – Behavioral advertising cookies, which may be placed on your device by us or our trusted third-party service providers, remember that you have visited a website and use that information to provide you with advertising which is tailored to your interests. This is often called online behavioral advertising and is done by grouping together shared interests based upon web browsing history. Your web browsing history can be used to infer things about you (e.g. your age, gender etc.), and this information may also be used to make advertising on websites more relevant to you. Although behavioral advertising cookies can track your activity around the internet, these cookies cannot identify you personally.
Examples of how we may use advertising cookies include:
- providing advertising to you and enabling us to manage our relationship with those advertisers by, for example, tracking how many unique users have seen a particular advertisement or followed a link in an advertisement.
Third-Party cookies – You may notice on some pages of the Website that Cookies have been set that are not related to us. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Facebook, these third-party service providers may set their own cookies on your device. We do not control the use of these third-party cookies and cannot access them due to the way that cookies work, as cookies can only be accessed by the party who originally set them. Please check the third-party websites for more information about these cookies.
Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if you deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.
How can you manage or opt out of cookies?
Cookies, including those which have already been set, can be deleted from your hard drive. You can also change the preferences/settings in your web browser to control cookies. In some cases, you can choose to accept cookies from the primary site, but block them from third parties. In others, you can block cookies from specific advertisers, or clear out all cookies. Deleting or blocking cookies may reduce the functionality of the Website. To learn more about how to reject cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org or go to the help menu within your internet browser. If you experience any problems having deleted cookies, you should contact the supplier of your web browser.
- Opting out of Analytical Performance Cookies
If you would like to opt out of Analytics cookies, please do so by clicking on the links below:
Google Analytics: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
- Opting out of Behavioral Advertising Cookies
If you would like more information about how to opt out of interest-based advertising in desktop and mobile browsers on a particular device, please visit http://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and http://optout.networkadvertising.org/#. You may download the AppChoices app at http://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
Sponsored Content Tracking Pixels
This Website may engage in sponsored campaigns with various influencer networks, brands, and agencies. All sponsored content is duly disclosed in accordance with the FTC’s requirements. From time to time, these sponsored campaigns utilize tracking pixels (aka web beacons), which may contain cookies to collect data regarding usage and audience. This information is collected by the sponsoring company to track the results of the campaign. As stated above, these pixels may capture your IP address on behalf of the content sponsor. No personally identifiable information collected by the Website is used in conjunction with these tracking pixels.
Affiliate Program Participation
The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
Company is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.
On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, Company may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows Company to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.
HOW LONG WILL YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION BE KEPT
We will keep your personal information while you have an account with us, or we are providing products or services to you. Thereafter, we will keep your personal information for as long as is necessary:
- To respond to any questions, complaints or claims made by you or on your behalf.
- To show that we treated you fairly.
- To keep records required by law.
RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Please note that while any amendments, corrections, or deletions will be reflected in active user databases (as updated within a reasonable period of time), we may retain all Personal Data for backups, archiving, prevention of fraud and abuse, analytics, and satisfaction of other legal obligations we reasonably believe applicable.
We may retain your Personal Data to comply with laws, prevent fraud, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our contracts, and take other actions otherwise permitted by law.
Opt-out – If you send us an email with questions or comments, we may use your personally identifiable information to respond to your questions or comments, and we may save your questions or comments for future reference. For security reasons, we do not recommend that you send non-public personal information, such as passwords, social security numbers, or bank account information, to us by email. You may “opt out” of receiving future commercial email communications from us by clicking the “unsubscribe” link included at the bottom of all emails we send, or as provided below; provided, however, we reserve the right to send you transactional emails such as customer service communications. You may also notify us at email@example.com to be removed from our mailing list.
Access – You may request access to the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Amend – You may contact us at email@example.com to amend or update your personal information.
Forget – In certain situations, you may request that we erase or forget your Personal Data. To do so, please submit a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record-keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at email@example.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Your access to and use of the Website may also be subject to any separate agreements or terms and conditions you have signed or agreed to with Company. Please refer to those agreements as needed.
Last updated: April 2nd, 2021.
WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
THESE TERMS CONTAIN AN ARBITRATION CLAUSE, DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY. PLEASE REVIEW CAREFULLY.
On the Website, you may purchase products, such as the Simple Pins Ad Society (the “SPAS Membership,” the Simple Pin Collective, (the “SPC Membership”) digital downloads, and workbooks (collectively the “Products”).
The SPC Membership includes downloadable handouts, video content, three group coaching calls per month, and access to our community Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/simplepincollective. You will have access to all content for as long as you remain a member.
The SPAS Membership includes handouts and video content, one workshop per month, and live group Q&A calls. You will have access to all content for as long as you remain a member.
Your Membership will automatically renew each month, quarter, or year, depending on the payment plan you have selected. It is your responsibility to cancel the Membership prior to renewal. You may terminate by completing a cancellation form contained within each membership site. Alternatively, you can cancel your membership by sending a cancellation request via email to firstname.lastname@example.org (for SPC) or to email@example.com (for SPAC).
Memberships may be canceled at any time but to avoid incurring additional charges you must cancel your Membership 7 days or more prior to the next billing date. Upon cancellation, your User Account will be disabled at the expiration of the period for which you have already paid. Company does not offer refunds after the Membership Subscription Fee has been charged.
For all Products, other than the Memberships, Company does not offer refunds. All sales are final (because they are digital products). Certain jurisdictions may have longer periods where refunds will be granted. Company will honor such periods as required by law.
REGISTRATION & RESTRICTED ACCESS
Access to certain areas of the Website may be restricted. Company reserves the right to restrict areas of the Website at its sole discretion.
Some restricted areas of the Website may be made available to you as a registered user. When you are registered, you are required to create a user profile, which may include a username and password (“User Account”). You agree to keep your username and password confidential. You may not use as a username the name of another person or entity that is not lawfully available for use, a name or trademark that is subject to any rights or another person or entity or is offensive, vulgar or obscene. If you suspect your password has been compromised, you must notify Company immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org. Company will not be liable for any loss caused by the unauthorized use of your User Account; however, you may be liable to Company or other third parties for any losses incurred due to such unauthorized use.
Company reserves the right to modify methods for registration and access levels of registered users from time to time.
LICENSE FOR USE OF PRODUCTS
All Products available for sale on the Website were developed solely for your personal use and may not be reproduced for publication or for the personal or commercial use of others without permission. You may not create any derivative works of the Products. When you purchase any of the Products, you agree that you will not use any information you gain from the Products to create any product or service, whether offered for commercial or personal use, without the express written consent of the Company. All inquiries for use of Company intellectual property must be submitted to email@example.com. Company reserves the right to seek equitable and compensatory relief for any violation of this term.
Company has made every effort to ensure that all information on the Website and in the Products has been tested for accuracy. Company makes no guarantees regarding the results that you will see from using the information provided on the Website or Products. Opinions, advice, statements, or other comments should not necessarily be relied upon and are not to be construed as professional advice from Company.
Company disclaims liability for incidental or consequential damages and assumes no responsibility or liability for any loss or damage suffered by any person as a result of use of the information provided on the Website or Products. Company assumes or undertakes no liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the use of any information found on the Website or Products.
BUSINESS COACHING AND CONSULTING DISCLAIMER
We have made every effort to ensure that all business information, including but not limited to any references to technology or business methodology, provided on the Website or in the Products has been tested for accuracy. There is no guarantee that you will see positive results for your business using the techniques and materials provided on the Website or in the Products. We assume no responsibility for your decisions or for policies or practices that you implement based on information on the Website or in the Products. Everything provided on the Website or in the Products is for informational purposes only.
INCOME OR EARNINGS INFORMATION DISCLAIMER
Any statements related to income or earnings potential on the Website or in the Products are examples of what may be possible in the future. We make no guarantees regarding results, present or future. We are not responsible for your earnings, income, sales, or any other performance as a result of the actions you take based upon the information provided on the Website or in the Products. The Website and Products are provided for informational purposes only.
The Website and Products were developed strictly for informational purposes. You understand and agree that you are fully responsible for your use of the information provided on the Website and in the Products. Company makes no representations, warranties or guarantees. You understand that results may vary from person to person. Company assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions that may appear on the Website or in the Products.
USE OF THE WEBSITE
Unless otherwise stated, Company owns the intellectual property and rights to all content and material on the Website and in the Products. Subject to the license below, all intellectual property rights are reserved.
The following uses are not permitted:
- Republication of content from the Website or in the Products, unless content is specifically and expressly made available for republication;
- Sale, rental, or sub-license of any content from the Website or in the Products;
- Reproduction or duplication of any content on the Website or in the Products for commercial purposes;
- Modification of any content on the Website or in the Products, unless content is specifically and expressly made available for modification;
- Redistribution of content of the Website or Products, unless content is specifically and expressly made available for redistribution. Users are permitted to share content from the Website on social media channels, as long as a link to the Website is included.
From time to time, the Website will utilize various plugins or widgets to allow sharing of content via social media channels, email, or other methods. Use of these plugins or widgets does not constitute any waiver of Company’s intellectual property rights. Such use is a limited license to republish the content on the approved social media channels, with full credit to Company.
You must not use the Website or Products in a way that causes, or may cause, damage to the Website or Products or impairs the availability of access to the Website or Products. You must not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble, or otherwise reduce the Website or Products, except to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law. You must not use the Website or Products to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material that consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit and/or other harmful code or malicious software.
You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities, including, but not limited to scraping, data mining, data extraction, or data harvesting on or in relation to the Website or Products without Company’s express written permission.
You must not use the Website or Products to transmit or send any unsolicited commercial communications.
You must not use the Website or Products for any third-party marketing without Company’s express written permission.
All original materials provided by Company are owned by Company. Any original materials are provided for your individual use only. You are not authorized to use or transfer any of Company’s intellectual property. All intellectual property remains the property of Company. No license to sell, distribute, reproduce, prepare a derivative work, display, or perform is granted or implied.
Certain of the names, logos, and other materials displayed on the Website or in the Products constitute Company’s intellectual property, including, but not limited to, patents, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, and copyrights (“Company IP”). You are not authorized to use any Company IP without Company’s express consent. Ownership of Company IP remains with Company and you agree not to make any claims or assertions of any other party’s ownership of Company IP.
Unless otherwise noted, the design, content, and all components of the Website and Products are copyrights owned by Company or third parties and are protected by United States and international copyright laws and should not be reused or republished without express written permission.
“Simple Pin” and “Simple Pin Media” are trademarks of Company and are protected by United States trademark law. Company’s trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Company’s, in any manner likely to cause confusion among consumers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Simple Pin Media LLC, https://www.simplepinmedia.com/, or the experts featured on the Website or in the Products.
From time to time, the Website will legally utilize trademarks owned by third parties related to Company’s services. These trademarks are the respective property of their owners.
From time to time, the Website or Products may post sponsored content from an advertiser. This means that an advertiser, which may be a brand, agency, or influencer network, will contract with Company to create content featuring certain messages or product placements. Pursuant to the FTC’s requirements, all such advertisements on the Website or in the Products are clearly and conspicuously disclosed.
Even though compensation (cash, free product, services) is received in exchange for this sponsored content placement, Company gives its honest opinion, findings, beliefs, or experiences in such content. All views expressed on the Website or in the Products are those of the content creator. Any product claim, statistic, quote, or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider, or party in question.
From time to time, Company may engage in affiliate marketing. This means that if you use an affiliate link to make a purchase, the Company will receive a commission on that purchase. All efforts are made to ensure that affiliate links are disclosed in accordance with the FTC.
Company is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. This program utilizes cookies to track for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.
GRANT OF RIGHTS
You grant Company a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute any content you contribute to the Website or Products. This includes, but is not limited to, text, images, audio material, comments, video material, and audio-visual material. This license extends to all known and future media. You also grant Company the right to sub-license these rights and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights. By posting content to the Website or in the Products, you represent that you have the right to grant these permissions for the use of such content by Website, Company, and Company’s sublicensees.
CONTENT CONTRIBUTED TO THE WEBSITE
Any content you contribute to the Website or Products including the Facebook group and, including, but not limited to text, images, audio material, comments, video material, and audio-visual material, must not be illegal or unlawful, may not infringe on any third-party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or Company or a third party.
Company reserves the right to edit or remove: (i) any material submitted to the Website or Products; (ii) stored on Company’s servers; or, (iii) hosted or published on the Website or Products. Company takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.
The Website and/or Products may offer the option for you to leave comments, engaging with the Website or Product posts or users. The following types of comments will not be tolerated and will be deleted:
- harassment directed toward any content creator or Company;
- hate speech;
- defamatory to Company or any third party;
- reference illegal acts; or,
- violate the legal rights of a third party.
Company’s sole discretion will be used to determine if a comment is in violation of this comment policy. Any comments in violation will be promptly deleted and no further explanation will be due to you if your comment was determined to be in violation of this policy.
You are and shall remain, solely responsible for any content you upload, submit, post, transmit, communicate, share, or exchange by means of the Website or Products and for the consequences of submitting or posting same. COMPANY DISCLAIMS ANY PERCEIVED, IMPLIED, OR ACTUAL DUTY TO MONITOR THE PRODUCTS OR WEBSITE AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY RESPONSIBILITY OR LIABILITY FOR INFORMATION PROVIDED THEREON.
YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER PARTICIPANTS ON THE WEBSITE OR IN THE PRODUCTS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTAND THAT COMPANY HAS NOT, AND DOES NOT, IN ANY WAY: (A) SCREEN ITS PARTICIPANTS; (B) INQUIRE INTO THE BACKGROUNDS OF ITS PARTICIPANTS; OR (C) REVIEW OR VERIFY THE STATEMENTS OF ITS PARTICIPANTS. YOU HEREBY AGREE TO EXERCISE REASONABLE PRECAUTION IN ALL INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER PARTICIPANTS, PARTICULARLY IF YOU DECIDE TO MEET ANOTHER PARTICIPANT IN PERSON. COMPANY DOES NOT REPRESENT, WARRANT, ENDORSE OR GUARANTEE THE CONDUCT OF ITS PARTICIPANTS. IN NO EVENT SHALL COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO ANY PARTICIPANT’S CONDUCT, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, BODILY INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE, WRONGFUL DEATH, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF PRIVACY OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM COMMUNICATIONS OR MEETINGS BETWEEN PARTICIPANTS.
Any content posted in the Products or on the Website is the sole responsibility of the person(s) who created it, and Company and its employees, agents, directors, and officers, undertake no obligation or liability related to such content. Company and its employees, agents, directors, and officers, do not undertake or assume any duty to monitor for inappropriate or unlawful content posted by participants, nor does it assume responsibility or liability that may arise from any content posted in the Products or on the Website, including, but not limited to, claims of defamation, libel, slander, infringement, invasion of privacy and publicity rights, obscenity, pornography, fraud, or misrepresentation.
Company reserves the right to report to the appropriate authority any post, comment, message, or participant in the Products or on the Website that Company deems, in its sole discretion, may implicate the safety of either a participant or a third-party.
From time to time, the Website and Products will publish posts with images from other third-party websites. Any such use is considered fair use under copyright laws and is fully attributed to the owner. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been used on the Website or in the Products in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and falls outside of fair use, please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will remove the image within 24 to 48 hours.
If you send Company an email, register to use the Website or Products, or provide your email to Company in any other way, you consent to receive communications from Company electronically. You agree that all legal notices provided via electronic means from Company satisfy any requirement for written notice.
Prior to engaging in any meetings, events, or commercial transactions with any third parties discovered through or linked on the Website or in the Products, you must complete any necessary investigation or due diligence. You understand that Company does not perform psychological testing or background checks on the individuals who may use the Website or Company’s Products or services. You understand and agree that you are solely responsible for your actions and decisions to meet other individuals who you meet online by virtue of the Website or Products. If there is a dispute for any events or commercial transactions with a third party discovered through or linked on the Website or in the Products, you expressly hold Company harmless from any and all liability in any dispute.
The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact Company immediately at email@example.com and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
The Website is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any representations or warranties, expressed or implied. Company makes no representations or warranties in relation to the Website, or the information and materials provided therein.
Company makes no warranty the Website or Products will meet your requirements; will be available uninterrupted; error-free, timely and free of viruses or bugs; or represents the full functionality, accuracy, and reliability of the Website or Products. Company is not responsible to you for the loss of any content or material uploaded or transmitted through the Website or Products. The Website and Products are written in English and Company makes no warranty regarding translation or interpretation of content in any language.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
TO THE EXTENT ALLOWABLE BY LAW, COMPANY AND ITS OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AFFILIATES, LICENSEES, AND WEB HOSTING SERVICES WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR SPECIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, HOWEVER CAUSED, INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA OR USE, INCURRED BY YOU, WHETHER UNDER THEORY OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
THE PARTIES WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO ASSERT ANY CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER PARTY AS A REPRESENTATIVE OR MEMBER IN ANY CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION, EXCEPT WHERE SUCH WAIVER IS PROHIBITED BY LAW OR DEEMED BY A COURT OF LAW TO BE AGAINST PUBLIC POLICY. TO THE EXTENT EITHER PARTY IS PERMITTED BY LAW OR A COURT OF LAW TO PROCEED WITH A CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION AGAINST THE OTHER, THE PARTIES AGREE THAT: (I) THE PREVAILING PARTY SHALL NOT BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER ATTORNEYS’ FEES OR COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH PURSUING THE CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION (NOT WITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION IN THIS AGREEMENT); AND (II) THE PARTY WHO INITIATES OR PARTICIPATES AS A MEMBER OF THE CLASS WILL NOT SUBMIT A CLAIM OR OTHERWISE PARTICIPATE IN ANY RECOVERY SECURED THROUGH THE CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION.
Last updated: April 2, 2021.