All content on this website including but not limited to text, posts, logos, marks, graphics, files, materials, services, products, videos, audio, applications, computer code, designs, downloads and all other information here (collectively, the “Content”) is owned by us and is protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property and unfair competition laws with the exception of any content from others that we are lawfully permitted to use.
You agree not to copy, duplicate, steal, modify, publish, display, distribute, reproduce, store, transmit, post, create derivative works, reverse engineer, sell, rent or license any part of the Content in any way to anyone, without our prior written consent. You agree to abide by the copyright, trademark laws and intellectual property rights and shall be solely responsible for any violations of these terms and conditions.
“Service” refers to the Company’s services accessed via the Site, in which users can opt-in, purchase, or enter for free.
The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to the Company’s website. “You” refers to you, as a user of our Site or our Service.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
You control the amount and type of information that you provide to us when using our website.
For example, our legal basis for collecting and processing your personal data is based on your consent when you sign up for our email list via our newsletter.
HOW WE COLLECT YOUR INFORMATION
We collect and “Non-Personal Information” and “Personal Information.” Non-Personal Information is data that cannot be used to personally identify you. It is simply anonymous data. This includes general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit.
Personal Information is data that can be used to personally identify you.
While using the site, you may be asked to provide me with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
- Email address
- First name and last name
- Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
- Cookies and Usage Data
This data will be provided to us by you voluntarily. When you make an enquiry on this Site, you choose to send me message to my business email or leave a comment, you will be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name and email address as an act of necessity to fulfil your enquiry. This information will only be collected when voluntarily submitted by you as the User. This can also include any form, intake forms or otherwise.
Information on how this site is accessed and used (“Usage Data”) may also be collected. This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages on this blog that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. Tracking technologies also used are beacons, tags, and scripts to collect and track information and to improve and analyse the site.
Examples of Cookies used:
- Session Cookies to operate the site.
- Preference Cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
- Security Cookies for security purposes.
INTERNET TRAFFIC DATA
Internet traffic data includes the name of the website you came from (known as the “referring URL”), your internet service provider information, the IP address of your computer/the proxy server you use to access the Internet, your web browser type, the type of mobile device, your computer operating system, and data about your browsing activity when using our website. We do not collect personally identifying information through this process, and it is used to analyse user traffic to help improve our website to provide a better user experience.
HOW WE USE AND SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
The Site uses the collected data for various purposes:
- To provide and maintain the site
- To notify you about changes to the site
- To allow you to participate in interactive features of the site when you voluntarily choose to do so
- To provide analysis or valuable information so that I can improve the site
- To monitor the usage of the site
- To detect, prevent and address technical issues
TRANSFER OF DATA
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside United Kingdom and choose to provide information to me, please note that all data is transferred to and processed in the United Kingdom.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your Personal Information to other individuals or business entity without your consent. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when its release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.
SECURITY OF DATA
All personal information stored by this Site is done so via password-protected means. If you send me a message directly to my business e-mail, your personal information will not be shared, sold or traded with anyone else and will only be used so I can personally contact you to discuss your inquiry further.
The security of your data is important to me, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While I strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, I cannot guarantee its absolute security.
The information voluntarily submitted by you to me for inquiry, potential job or collaboration, will be stored in a password-protected email account as well as password-protected folders as digital information. Sensitive and private data exchange happens over SSL secured communication.
I will contact you using your personal information provided to discuss with you any inquiries and in regard to any services booked. I may also use your information to contact you for your views on my services.
I may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate the site (“Service Providers”), to provide the site on my behalf, to perform blog-related services or to assist me in analysing how this site is used.
These third parties may have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on my behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
This website is not directed to anyone under the age of 18, although we realize that a child under the age of 18 may try to access our website. We do not knowingly collect personal information from anyone under the age of 18. If we learn that we have gathered personal information from anyone under the age of 18 without the consent of a parent or guardian, we will delete that information as soon as possible. If you are a parent or guardian and believe we have collected such information, please contact us.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
This blog does link to third-party websites if and where relevant. For example, you may see me linking to a product I have mentioned in the post where you can buy/learn more about it. I do my utmost to make sure any purchase links go to stores that I trust and have used myself such as Amazon or Book Depository.
However, these sites are not operated by me. If you do click on any link that causes you to leave this Site, you will be redirected and please note that I do not control any of the content you may see on the other websites and am not accountable for any issues you may run into.
We have no control over and assume no responsibility for their content or privacy policies. Nor am I responsible for information you may provide to those third-party sites.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
You agree that under no circumstances, we and/or our officers, employees, successors, shareholders, joint venture partners or anyone else working with us shall be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, equitable, special, punitive, exemplary or any other damages resulting from your use of this website including but not limited to all the content, information, products, services and graphics presented here.
You expressly agree that your use of the website is at your sole risk and that you are solely responsible for the accuracy of the personal and any information you provide, outcome of your actions, personal and business results, and for all other use in connection with the website.
You also expressly agree that we and/or our officers, employees, successors, shareholders, joint venture partners or anyone else working with us shall not be liable to you for any damages resulting from 1) any errors or omissions on the website, delay or denial of any products or services, failure of performance of any kind, interruption in the operation and your use of the website, website attacks including computer virus, hacking of information, and any other system failures; 2) any loss of income, use, data, revenue, profits, business or any goodwill related to the website; 3) any theft or unauthorized access by third party of your information from the website regardless of our negligence; and 4) any use or misuse of the information, products and/or services offered here.
This limitation of liability shall apply whether such liability arises from negligence, breach of contract, tort or any other legal theory of liability. You agree that we provide no express or implied guarantees to you for the content presented here, and you accept that no particular results are being promised to you here.
You agree to indemnify and hold the Company and/or its officers, employees, successors, shareholders, joint venture partners or anyone else working with us harmless from all losses, claims, damages, demands, actions, suits, proceedings or judgments, including costs, expenses and reasonable attorneys’ fees (“Liabilities”) assessed against or otherwise incurred by you arising, in whole or in part, from: (a) actions or omissions, whether done negligently or otherwise, by you, your agents, directors, officers, employees or representatives; (b) all your actions and use of our websites including purchasing programs, products and services; (c) violation of any laws, rules, regulations or ordinances by you; or (d) violation of any terms and conditions of this websites by you or anyone related to you; e) infringement by you or any other user of your account of any intellectual property or other rights of anyone. Company will notify you promptly of any such claims or liability and reserves the right to defend such claim, liability or damage at your expense. You shall fully cooperate and provide assistance to us if requested, without any cost, to defend any such claims.
This is a personal blog and all opinions are my own. All the information shared on this Site is for informational and educational purposes only, and does not constitute professional advice of any kind and does not establish any kind of professional-client relationship by your use of this website.
Although we strive to provide accurate general information, the information presented here is not a substitute for any kind of professional advice, and you should not rely solely on this information. Always consult a professional in the area for your particular needs and circumstances prior to making any professional, legal, financial or tax related decisions.
This website occasionally receives compensation, discounts and/or complimentary items or services in exchange for a review or promotion. Additionally, I occasionally use affiliate links for products that I recommend, meaning that if you purchase anything through my affiliate links, I will receive a small commission.
You will not pay more if you purchase through my affiliate link. I will always disclose when one of my links is an affiliate link and I only promote or endorse products or services that I honestly believe in and recommend. Posts with affiliate links will clearly be marked and disclosed. All reviews are based on my full honest opinion.
The information presented is from my own personal experiences and is not a guarantee or promise of specific results. You should not rely on my experiences or results and should always use due diligence or consult with a professional before relying on information found on this website.
If you have any questions, please contact me:
- samkilfordblog [at] gmail [dot] com