Terms & Conditions
Important disclaimer: My writings represent a combination of my own personal opinions and experiences, but they do not reflect professional advice. Interaction with me via my websites does not constitute a professional therapeutic relationship. For professional and customized advice, you should seek the services of a counselor or therapist who can dedicate the hours necessary to become more intimately familiar with your specific situation. I do not assume liability for any portion or content of material on the blog and accept no liability for damage or injury resulting from your decision to interact with the website.
These Terms & Conditions were updated December 12, 2016.
If you have any questions or concerns after reading this, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Use of These Websites
These terms and conditions govern your use of these websites. If you choose to use these websites, you must accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use these websites.
These websites are legally designed for persons over the age of 18. By using these websites and by agreeing to these terms and conditions, you warrant and represent that you are at least 18 years of age.
Unless otherwise stated, Claire Casey owns the intellectual property rights in these websites and material on these websites. You must agree that all content on these websites including (but not limited to) site design, textual wording, color schemes, graphics, and videos are protected.
Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.
You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the websites for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.
You must not do any of the following without written permission from Claire Casey:
- republish material from these websites (including republication on another website)
- sell, rent or sub-license material from these websites
- show any material from these websites in public
- reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on these websites for a commercial purpose
- edit or otherwise modify any material on the websites
- redistribute material from these websites (except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution)
Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed within the specificed instructions provided with named content.
These website are provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. We make no representations or warranties in relation to these websites or the information and materials provided on these websites.
Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, we do not warrant that these websites will be constantly available, or available at all; or the information on these websites is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading. There is no warranty that the websites will be free of viruses or anything else harmful. You alone must assume all risk when using these websites.
Nothing on the websites constitutes, or is meant to constitute professional advice of any kind. If you require advice in relation to any legal, financial, psychological, or medical matter you should consult an appropriate professional.
Our websites offer content on the topic of life and relationships for entertainment purposes. As our products are for entertainment purposes only, they are NOT to be considered as legal, medical, psychological or professional advice.
By purchasing our products or using these websites, you must agree that we are NOT providing you with any medical or psychological counsel. All information provided is for entertainment purposes only.
If you choose to join our free newsletter (by entering your name and email), you agree that we may contact you with email messages, including sending you information that we think will be interesting or useful to you.
We may also, on occasion, send you email which recommends useful products. We may receive financial compensation if you purchase any of these products. You are under no obligation to buy these products and you can unsubscribe at any time. We provide an unsubscribe link in every email that comes from our subscription service (Infusionsoft). You may also contact us to have your name removed from our newsletters. We follow safe emailing practices, as supported by our email list management company Infusionsoft.com. You can read Infusionsoft’s pledge to safe emailing practices here: https://www.infusionsoft.com/legal/aup
By subscribing to our newsletter you also agree that you will take no legal or financial action against Claire Casey or any of our partners in the event that you are unsatisfied with our newsletter. You agree that our newsletter will not cause you any emotional, personal, relationship or financial harm. If you do not agree to these terms, you cannot join our newsletter.
You must NOT use our websites in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the websites or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the websites; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
You must NOT use our websites to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.
You must NOT conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our websites without Claire Casey’s express written consent.
You must NOT use our websites to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
You must NOT use our websites for any purposes related to marketing without Claire Casey’s express written consent.
Access to certain areas of these websites is restricted. We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our websites at our discretion.
If we provide you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of our websites or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential. You cannot share, sell or re-distribute your user ID or password.
We may disable your user ID and password at our sole discretion without notice or explanation.
In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to our websites, for whatever purpose. Usually this type of information is submitted as comments on our blog, in our forums, or within emails with suggestions and questions.
In order to publish your comments online we require your permission. Therefore, we require that you grant us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant us the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights. If you do not want to grant these permissions, simply do not submit content to us.
Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or Claire Casey or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).
You must not submit any user content to the websites that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
We reserve the right to edit or remove any material submitted to our websites, or stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon our websites.
Notwithstanding our rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, we do not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, our websites.
Limitations of liability
We will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, our websites:
- for any direct losses by use of these websites
- for any indirect, special or consequential losses
- for any relationship losses, business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.
These limitations of liability apply even if we have been expressly advised of the potential loss.
By using our websites, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable. If you do NOT think they are reasonable, you must not use these websites.
You accept that, we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against Claire Casey’s employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the websites.
Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect Claire Casey’s employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors.
If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.
You hereby indemnify Claire Casey and undertake to keep Claire Casey indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Claire Casey’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Claire Casey arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.
Breaches of these terms and conditions
Without prejudice to Claire Casey’s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, we may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the websites, prohibiting you from accessing the websites, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the websites, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the websites and/or bringing court proceedings against you.
Updating Terms and Conditions
We may update these Terms and Conditions by posting a new version on this webpage. We will update the date (at the top of the page) to make you aware that changes have occurred.
You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any new changes.
We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.
You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
Law and jurisdiction
These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with North Carolina governing law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the [non-]exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of North Carolina.