Legal

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TERMS OF USE

Please read these Terms of Use (“Terms”) carefully. The following is a legal agreement between you (“user”) and Simply for Creatives (defined below), which governs your use of information and products (defined below) obtained by download or purchase through this website at SimplyforCreatives.com, or any related domains or subdomains (the “Sites”). In these Terms, use of the words “you”, and “your” refer to each individual user who may interact with this site, and “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Brittany Griggs, LLC, doing business as Simply for Creatives.

Products” referred to by these Terms include but are not limited to: courses, e-books, workbooks, stock photography and any other documents provided for paid purchase or for which you supply personal information in exchange, including free downloaded material or other information available through the Sites, obtained from Simply For Creatives. All such Products are the intellectual property of and are owned by Simply For Creatives.

By purchasing any Product, you agree to be bound by these Terms, without any other conditions or declarations. If at any time you do not agree with these Terms or find them otherwise unacceptable, please discontinue use of Simply For Creatives’ Products and/or website immediately.

Understand that by using the Sites, any Products, services or applications for which you tender payment or otherwise obtain through the Sites, you warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and are otherwise legally able to enter into a valid contract.

INTRODUCTION

Simply for Creatives is a resource through which you may obtain general business and financial understanding. Specifically, the Sites, services, and Products help you identify business and financial problems and other issues commonly encountered in the creative industry. Services, Products and any other information available through the Sites do not constitute financial advice. Simply for Creatives is not a financial firm and is not a substitute for a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) or any other financially related certified professional. Communications between you and Simply for Creatives are protected by our privacy policy, but are not protected by any legal privilege.

Simply for Creatives cannot provide financial or legal advice nor draft specific financial or legal forms for a specific entity, individual or situation. The templates contained herein are for general use. Simply for Creatives cannot provide any kind of advice, explanation, opinion, or recommendation to you about possible financial or legal rights, remedies, defenses, options, selection of forms or strategies.

Simply for Creatives provides general documents we hope will be helpful to those of you who have chosen to complete your own financial documents. While Simply for Creatives makes an effort to keep our information current and updated, Simply for Creatives can in no way guarantee the effectiveness of its services, Products or any materials in any particular jurisdiction. Although a specific document may be adequate in general circumstances, Simply for Creatives cannot guarantee that it will be effective in every application or circumstance. Please keep in mind that the general legal information provided on the Sites and otherwise available through the Products is not legal advice and cannot be guaranteed to be correct or accurately and regularly updated. If you should need financial or legal advice for a particular or more complex matter, Simply for Creatives strongly encourages you to consult with a licensed professional in your area.

NO FINANCIAL PROFESSIONAL-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP

Please keep in mind that nothing contained on the Sites or available through the Products, Materials and services of Simply For Creatives is intended to form a financial advisor-client relationship. Your interaction with Simply For Creatives in any capacity does not form such a relationship. Simply For Creatives performance of services offered through or advertised by the Sites, information provided on the Sites, and Products sold through the Sites likewise does not create a Financial Advisor-client relationship in any particular circumstance.

AFFILIATE LINKS

Links on the Sites may be affiliate links controlled by parties other than Simply For Creatives to help support the maintenance of the Sites. Simply For Creatives does not assume responsibility for or endorse any contents, products, services or use of any of these affiliate sites and makes no guarantees as to the quality or content of the same. You acknowledge that you bear all associated risks regarding access to and use of affiliate links and release Simply For Creatives from any loss or damage incurred from dealing with such affiliate.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LICENSE

Simply For Creatives owns all intellectual property rights in (a) all text, logo, images, headers, trademarks, service marks, design elements, and all other protected elements on the Sites (except those licensed from others); (b) any Products and portions therefore; (c) all things otherwise provided to you as a part of Simply For Creatives’ services, and; (d) any other intellectual property rights afforded to Simply For Creatives, either through state or federal registration or as otherwise available at common law (“Intellectual Property”). Except as stated below, Simply For Creatives does not grant you any rights to any Intellectual Property contained within the Products or as may be available to you generally through the Sites.

You agree not to make unauthorized use of or otherwise infringe upon Simply For Creatives’ Intellectual Property in anyway, and understand that it is your responsibility to ensure you refrain from doing so. Simply For Creatives will take whatever legal action is necessary to protect its Intellectual Property in the event of such infringement and asks that you carefully manage your use of the Products, and any other downloaded materials or services to ensure compliance with these Terms.

So long as you comply with this Terms of Use, Simply For Creatives grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to download, view, copy and print the Products you purchase solely for your personal use with respect to your photography clients or similar business use, and which is not to include any reproduction, copying, or any other use of the Products or free downloadable material for resale or distribution (“Permitted Use”), provided that you:

(1)  abide by all copyright protections afforded to the Products, both as formally registered with the U.S. Copyright Office and as otherwise provided by law;

(2)  abide by all trademark protections afforded to the Products, both as formally registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, a state trademark authority, or as otherwise provided by common law;

(3) do not use the Products or otherwise offer them on any other website, through a networked computer environment, or otherwise offer them for distribution or sale or in any manner inconsistent with Permitted Use as provided by these Terms; and

(4) do not modify the Products in any way beyond edits and completions necessary to complete template forms and other Products consistent with Permitted Use provided by these Terms. Such permission to modify Products consistent with Permitted Use in no way expands the limited license provided herein, nor does grant you intellectual property ownership in, or provide a general right to modification of, the Products..

Please remember that it is your responsibility to download the Product immediately and securely back up all purchases. Simply For Creatives is not liable for any loss or damage to Products that occur after download or any customer’s inadvertent or mistaken download of a Product or free download such customer did not intend to purchase or download, and Simply For Creatives will not reimburse you for such downloads.

RETURN/REFUND POLICY

You acknowledge that all Products and materials are non-refundable and not returnable, under any circumstances. All sales are final.

NO WARRANTIES

PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS”. SIMPLY FOR CREATIVES OFFERS NO WARRANTY, EXPLICIT OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY FORMS OR TEMPLATES, THE ACCURACY OF ANY INFORMATION, OR ANY RIGHTS OR LICENSES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

OBTAINING MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND AT YOUR OWN RISK. SIMPLY FOR CREATIVES MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITES, PRODUCTS OR MATERIALS WILL BE ACURRATE AND RELIABLE IN ALL INSTANCES.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION

EXCEPT AS PROHIBITED BY LAW, SIMPLY FOR CREATIVES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY GENERAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, OR LOST PROFITS OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, COSTS OR LOSSES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES AND RELATED EXPENSES OF LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION. EXCEPT AS PROHIBITED AS LAW, TO THE EXTENT THERE IS LIABILITY FOUND AS TO SIMPLY FOR CREATIVES, SUCH RECOVERY IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT YOU PAID FOR MATERIALS, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.

GOVERNING LAW; VENUE

These Terms shall be construed in accordance with, and governed in all respects by, the laws of North Carolina. Any dispute between the parties concerning this Agreement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and/or federal courts for the City of Charlotte, North Carolina. Simply for Creatives reserves the right to change or modify these Terms at any time without notice to You. Again, it is your responsibility to review these Terms prior to use and periodically throughout your use of Simply for Creatives’ Products, Materials and services.

Privacy Policy Template

Simply for Creatives (“we” or “us”) is sensitive to concerns that personal information collected from its customers (“you” or “your”) be handled respectfully and appropriately. This Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) discloses the privacy practices for Simply for Creatives and applies solely to information collected by the web sites SimplyforCreatives.com including any related domains and subdomains (the “Sites”).

This Policy is intended to notify you of the following:
1.
What personally identifiable information Simply for Creatives collects from you through the Sites, how it is used and with whom it may be shared.

2. What choices are available to you regarding the use of your data.

3. The security procedures in place to protect the misuse of your information.

4. How you can correct any inaccuracies in the information.


What Information Is Collected?
Internet Traffic Data
Internet traffic data includes but is not limited to internet service provider information, collection of IP addresses, entry and exit pages, various operating systems and other such information. We collect no personally identifying information through this process, and it is used to help analyze user traffic with respect to various services available through Simply for Creatives to allow for a more customized and enjoyable user experience.

Cookies
We use “cookies” on these Sites. A cookie is a piece of data stored on a site visitor’s hard drive to help us improve your access to our site and identify repeat visitors to our site. For instance, when we use a cookie to identify you, you do not have to log in a password more than once, thereby saving time and improving efficiency while on our site. Cookies can also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our site. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information on our Sites.

Personal Information
Simply for Creatives must collect some information from you (“Identifier Information”) to allow you to use and access services, products and materials. Identifier Information is only collected by you personally providing such information to Simply for Creatives via e-mail, by phone, or otherwise through Simply for Creatives website pursuant to making a purchase or requesting service or requesting a free download.

Testimonials
Simply for Creatives may display personal testimonials of yours from time to time received via email or as otherwise received from you by Simply for Creatives. By accepting the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy you give Simply for Creatives specific consent to use such personal testimonial. If you would like Simply for Creatives to remove your testimonial or customer review at any time, please simply contact us at hi@simplyforcreatives.com, and we will promptly do so.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing
We are the sole owners of the information collected on the Sites. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell, rent or otherwise share this information with any other individual or business entity, except as reasonably necessary to provide products, materials, or services to you.

We will use your information to respond to you, and will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to ship an order or to get your download to you.

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about specials, new products or services, or changes to this privacy policy.

Your Access to and Control Over Information
You may opt out of any future contacts from us or request that we discontinue sending of email and other communications at any time at any time by contacting us at hi@simplyforcreatives.com

Security
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the Sites, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information, that information is encrypted and transmitted to us by secure servers. We have included common indications of such secured features when appropriate such as a closed lock icon at the bottom of your web browser.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Registration
In order to use these Sites, a user may complete the registration form. During registration a user is required to give certain information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact you about the products/services on our site in which you have expressed interest.

Orders
We request information from you on our order form. To buy from us, you must provide contact information (such as your name and shipping address) and financial information (like credit card number, expiration date). This information is used for billing purposes and to fill your orders. If we have trouble processing an order, we will use this information to contact you.

Third Parties
Please be aware that some of our business partners may use cookies or other methods of tracking and targeting use on our site (advertisers, for example). However, we have no access to or control over these cookies and this Privacy Policy does not extend to such third parties. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects Identifier Information.

Surveys & Contests
From time-to-time our site requests information via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and therefore whether or not to disclose information sought by such surveys or contests. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

Updates – last updated March 2016
Our Privacy Policy, Terms of Use and Disclaimers may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page.

Any questions regarding the above may be directed to:

Brittany Griggs hi@simplyforcreatives.com

All rights reserved © Copyright 2016. Brittany Griggs, LLC.