Hiya, cutie. Here's just a few things you might need to know regarding this blog. Basically, don't be a meany, and everything will be a-okay ;)

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1.) General Disclaimer: Wholeheartedly Messy provides the information on these pages as a public service for informational purposes only. Information contained in these pages is not intended to be, and should not be taken as, advice. All information provided through this website, on this blog, in webinars, in downloadable documents, or through the email subscription are provided "as-is, where-is" and without any warranties of any kind, including the warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Your use of this website does not constitute or establish a contractual relationship with Wholeheartedly Messy.

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Per FTC guidelines, this website may be compensated by companies mentioned through advertising, affiliate programs, or otherwise. Any references to third party products, rates, or websites are subject to change without notice. Please do the appropriate research before participating in any third party offers.

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5.) Overdue Amounts: If, for any reason, your credit card company declines or otherwise refuses to pay the amount owed for the Offerings you have purchased, you agree that we may, at our option, suspend or terminate performance of Offerings or delivery of products and may require you to pay any overdue amounts incurred (including any third-party chargeback fees or penalties) by other means acceptable to us. In the event legal action is necessary to collect on balances due, you agree to reimburse us for all expenses incurred to recover sums due, including attorney fees and other legal expenses.

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.) No Resale Right: You agree not to sell, resell, reproduce, duplicate, distribute, copy or use for any commercial purposes any portion of this Site, or use of or access to this Site or Offerings provided through this Site, beyond the limited rights granted to you under Section 5 of these Terms.

10.) Force Majeure: In addition to any excuse provided by applicable law, we shall be excused from liability for non-delivery or delay in delivery of products and Offerings available through our Site arising from any event beyond our reasonable control, whether or not foreseeable by either party, including but not limited to: labor disturbance, war, fire, accident, adverse weather, inability to secure transportation, governmental act or regulation, and other causes or events beyond our reasonable control, whether or not similar to those which are enumerated above.

11.) Savings Clause: If any part of these Terms is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law to reflect, as nearly as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

12.) No Waiver: Any failure by us to enforce or exercise any provision of these Terms or related rights shall not constitute a waiver of that right or provision.

13.) Entire Agreement: These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement and understanding between the parties concerning the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings of the parties with respect thereto. These Terms may NOT be altered, supplemented, or amended by the use of any other document(s). To the extent that anything in or associated with this Site is in conflict or inconsistent with these Terms, these Terms shall take precedence.

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15.) Permissions Policy- You may:

  • Print posts/content off of my site for non-commercial use (up to 25 copies only) AS LONG as you include the following copyright notice: "© wholeheartedlymessy.com All rights reserved. Originally published at www.wholeheartedlymessy.com." This, however, can be modified, only by receiving express written permission from Wholeheartedly Messy. Stealing is mean, just sayin'.
  • Re-post a summary of a blog post (or an excerpt of up to 100 words) with a link back to the original post.
  • Re-post an entire writing (poetry or otherwise) on this site with the author AND a link back to the original post. Do not take credit for any work or writing posted on this site. That's not very nice, and I might throw something at you.
  • Link to my site or any of my public posts. That would be awfully kind of you, and I would appreciate it.

You cannot (without my written permission):

  • Re-post my content in its entirety, especially not word for word, without a very loud and clear link back to the original source. By this, I mean that it should be VERY clear that it belongs to me. Got it? Great.
  • Alter or sell any content on this site without my permission.
  • Translate any of my writings into another language

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18.) Spam Prevention: We use automated tools or techniques to protect our users from mass unsolicited mailings (also known as “spam”) and/or other types of malicious or harmful content. However, such tools or techniques are not perfect, and we therefore are not responsible in cases where legitimate communications are accidentally blocked, or unsolicited communications get through to your Company supplied email account.

9.) User-Created Content Guidelines: Your use of the Site, including access to and use of any Offerings, is subject to all applicable laws and regulations, and you are solely responsible for any comments or posts you leave on the Site. By posting information on the Site, or by otherwise using any communications service, message board, newsgroup, or other interactive service available on the Site, you agree that you will not post comments, messages, links, code or other information that:

  • is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, deceptive, fraudulent, tortious, invasive of another’s privacy, or includes graphic descriptions of sexual or violent content;
  • victimizes, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
  • infringes on any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary right of any party;
  • consists of unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk email (also known as “spam”), chain letters, any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling;
  • contains any form of malicious code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functionality of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or otherwise causes damage, or allows you to obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any third party;
  • breaches the security of, compromises or otherwise allows access to secured, protected or inaccessible areas of this Site, or attempts to gain access to other network or server via your account on this Site;
  • impersonates any person or entity, including any of our employees or representatives.

20.) Comment Policy: By posting on this blog, you agree to the policies I have set forth. I encourage comments, because, for real, who doesn't want comments? Tell me exactly what you're thinking as long as it is not offensive, mean, abusive, or inappropriate. (Ain't nobody got time for that!) You own all of the comments you post, and I disclaim any and all liability to them. However, once you post, I reserve the right to control and un-post any content that I deem contrary to the policies I have listed. You may comment anonymously or under a name/username. The email address you use to submit a comment will not be displayed on my site and will not be sold or used to contact you unless you request to be contacted.

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THIS SITE COULD INCLUDE TECHNICAL OR OTHER MISTAKES, INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. WE MAY MAKE CHANGES TO THE CONTENT AND OFFERINGS AT THIS SITE, INCLUDING THE PRICES AND DESCRIPTIONS OF ANY PRODUCTS OR OFFERINGS LISTED HEREIN, AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. THE CONTENT OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE AT THIS SITE MAY BE OUT OF DATE, AND WE MAKE NO COMMITMENT TO UPDATE SUCH CONTENT OR PRODUCTS.

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Again, pretty basic stuff. Most of it is common sense.

For more information, you are welcome to contact me.