Terms, Conditions, and Policies

 

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Terms and Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this Website.

This Website and its Content is owned by Sara Kurth (“Company,” “I,” or “me”). The term “you” refers to any users, visitors or viewers of this Website.

By viewing this Website, you are agreeing to accept these Terms, whether of not you have read them.

If you do not agree to the Terms, STOP now, and do not access or use this Website.

Definitions

When used in these Terms, unless specifically modified, the term “Website” includes: any Website, URLs, Instagram accounts, Facebook pages and groups, Pinterest accounts and boards, and newsletters, and all other social media channels that currently exists or that may occur in the future in the names of Sara Kurth, Puffin Coaching, Huffing and Puffin.

It also includes all words, information, documents, design, graphics, photographs, graphics, images and all other information and intellectual property, registered and unregistered made available on or through the Website, including, but not limited to, programs, products, services, opt-in gifts, e-books, videos, webinars, blog posts, newsletters, emails, social media, and/or other communication (materials collectively referred to as “Content”).

Intellectual Property

All Content on this Website is my property and is protected by the United States intellectual property laws. All photographs on the Website are either taken by my or taken from Unsplash.com and used under a Creative Commons Zero license.

When you access this Website, you agree that you will not copy or duplicate my Content and you will use the information for your personal use only. Any unauthorized use of the Content is a violation of these Terms and I reserve the right to prosecute unauthorized use to the fullest extent of the law.

You may link back to any blog posts or articles on this Website that are widely and publicly available, as long as you give credit by providing a hyperlink back to this Website. Requests to the author and publisher for any other kind of permission can be made using the form below or at PO Box 10665, Oakland, CA 94610.

User Generated Content

Any user-generated content on this Website (such as through blog comments or social media posts) will be publicly available to other users. By posting or submitting any material to this Website, you are warranting that you are the owner of such material.

By submitting any content or materials to me and/or this Website, you agree to give me an unlimited license so that this content can be shared on this Website. This license includes your permission that your Website submission, blog comment or other information may be a part of the current or future existence of my Website.

Termination and Removal of Content

I reserve the right to:

  • Remove any user-generated content, in full or in part, from my Website or social media channels if it is unlawful, inappropriate, offensive or otherwise objectionable or in violation of any party’s intellectual property.
  • Remove any user generate content, in full or in part, for any reason, or no reason, without notice due to you.
  • In my sole discretion, refuse or terminate your access to the Website and its Content, in full or in part, at any time without notice for any reason or no reason.

Website Use & Disclosures

The Website is for informational and educational purposes only and solely as a tool for your own use. I make no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this Website.

I will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. I will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information.

Physical Risks

There are risks to running or undertaking any physical endeavor. Check with your doctor before starting any new physical activity or increasing the level or intensity of your physical activity. Do not undertake any activity that you are not comfortable doing, that is contrary to medical advice, that is unsafe, or when you are not fully aware of your situation or your surroundings.

Not Medical, Legal or Financial Advice

You agree that the information on out Website is not medical, legal or financial advice.

I am not a doctor, accountant, a financial advisor, and I am not acting as your attorney in any manner. The information contained in this Website is not intended to be a substitute for medical, legal or financial advice that can be provided by your own doctor, attorney, accountant, or financial advisor.

although care has been taken in preparing the information provided to you, I cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions, and I accept no liability whatsoever for any loss or damage you may incur. Always seek medical, financial and/or legal counsel relating to your specific circumstances as needed for any and all questions and concerns you now have or may have in the future.

Personal Responsibility

You:

  • Aim to accurately represent the information provided to us through this Website.
  • Acknowledge that you are participating voluntarily in using this Website and that you are solely and personally responsible for your choices, actions, and results, now and in the future.
  • Accept full responsibility for the consequences of your use, or non-use, of any information provided on or through this Website.
  • Agree to use your own judgment and due diligence before implementing any idea, suggestion or recommendation from my Website to your life, family, or business.

No Guarantees

My role is to support and assist you in reaching your own goals, but your success depends primarily on your own effort, motivation, commitment, and follow-through. I cannot predict and I do not guarantee that you will attain a particular result, and you accept and understand that results differ for each individual.

Each individual’s results depend on his or her unique background, dedication, desire, motivation, actions, and numerous other factors. You fully agree that there are no guarantees as to the specific outcome or results you can expect from using the information you receive on or through this Website.

Testimonials & Personal Anecdotes

I may present real world experiences, testimonials, and insights about my and other people’s experiences with my Website for purposes of illustration only. The anecdotes, testimonials, examples, and photos used are of actual clients and results they personally achieved, or they are comments from individuals who can speak to my character and/or the quality of my work. They are not intended to represent or guarantee that current or future clients will achieve the same or similar results; rather, these testimonials represent what is possible for illustrative purposes only.

No Endorsement

References or links in my Website to the information, opinions, advice, programs, products or services of any other individual, business, website, or entity does not constitute my formal endorsement. I am merely sharing information for your own self-help only. I am not responsible for the website content, blogs, emails, videos, social media, programs, products and/or services of any other person, business or entity that may be linked or referenced on my Website.

Conversely, should my Website link appear in any other individual’s, businesses’ or entity’s website, program, product or services, it does not constitute my formal endorsement of them, their business or website.

Indemnification and Release of Claims

You hereby fully and completely hold harmless, indemnify and release me and any of my agents, consultants, affiliates, joint venture partners, employees, shareholders, directors, staff, team members, or anyone otherwise affiliated with me or my business from any and all causes of action, allegations, suits, claims, damages, or demands whatsoever, in law or equity, that may arise in the past, present or future that is in any way related to my Website.

Links to Other Web Sites

This Website may contain links to third-party websites. While I will do my best to link to informative and reliable sites, I do not own, control, or monitor the information found on third-party sites, and the information on the site may have changed since the time when I originally linked to the site. Once you leave this Website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by these Terms or the Website’s Privacy Policy.

I have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies or practices of any third-party websites or services. I will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such websites or services.

Limitation of Liability

By using this Website, you agree to absolve me of any liability or loss that you or any other person may incur from use of the information, products or materials that you request or receive through or on my Website. You agree that I will not be liable to you, or to any other individual, company or entity, for any type of damages, including direct, indirect, special, incidental, equitable or consequential loss or damages, for use of or reliance on my Website.

You agree that I do not assume liability for accidents, delays, injuries, harm, loss, damage, death, lost profits, personal or business interruptions, misapplication of information, physical or mental disease or condition or issue, or any other type of loss or damage due to any act or default by me or anyone acting as my agent, consultant, affiliate, joint venture partner, employee, shareholder, director, staff, team member, or anyone otherwise affiliated with my business or me, who is engaged in delivering content on or through this Website.

Governing Law

These Terms are governed in accordance with the laws of California and the United States.

Electronic Communications and Purchases

By using and accessing this Website and its Content, you agree that you are solely responsible for your electronic communications. You agree to provide honest and accurate information and that you are authorized to make any purchases you may make. You agree to only use this Website and its Content for lawful purposes and you agree to not act fraudulently, unlawfully or otherwise inappropriately.

If you engage in any purchases from this Website, you agree and acknowledge that personal payment information is being transmitted. I use outside vendors (including PayPal, Teachable, and Square) to sell products and services and process payments. You acknowledge that these outside vendors may have access to your name, address, and payment information. I do not personally have access to nor do I store any information. I have chosen vendors carefully and attempt to only use secure transmissions. However, I will not be liable or responsible for any data breaches that result in any loss, damage or other injuries when dealing with one of these vendors. These vendors may have their own privacy and data collection practices that differ from mine. For more information, visit that vendor’s website to learn more.

Assumption of Risk

As with all situations, there are sometimes known or unknown individual risks and circumstances that can arise during use of my Website that cannot be foreseen that can influence or reduce results. You understand that any suggestion or recommendation on or through my Website is to be taken at your own risk, with no liability on my part, recognizing that there is a rare chance that illness, injury or even death could result, and you agree to assume all risks.

Errors and Omissions

Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of information shared on or through this Website, the information may inadvertently contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. You agree that I am not responsible for the views, opinions, or accuracy of facts referenced on or through my Website, or of those of any other individual or company affiliated with my business or me in any way. Because scientific, technology and business practices are constantly evolving, you agree that I am not responsible for the accuracy of my Website, or for any errors or omissions that may occur.

NO WARRANTIES

I MAKE NO WARRANTIES RELATED TO THE PERFORMANCE OR OPERATION OF MY WEBSITE. I MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PROGRAMS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, I DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

Updates

I reserve the right to change these Terms on the Website at any time without notice. All updates to the Terms will be posted on this page.

Questions and Contact Information

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact me using the form below or at PO Box 10665, Oakland, CA 94610.

I reserve all rights not expressly granted in these Terms.
Last Updated November 2016


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Privacy Policy

Please read this Privacy Policy (“Policy”) carefully before using this Website.

This Policy is between Website owned by Sara Kurth (“Company,” “I,” or “me”) and any users, visitors or viewers of this Website or its contents (collectively “you”).

Privacy Policy Consent

Use of any information or contribution that you provide to Website, or which is collected by on or through the Website or its Content is governed by this Privacy Policy. By using the Website or its Content, you consent to this Privacy Policy, whether or not you have read it.

If you do not agree with this Privacy Policy, please do NOT use this Website or its Content.

Collection, Use, Storage and Sharing of Personal Data

While using the Website, you may provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information includes any of the following: your name, your email address, your shipping and/or billing address and/or your credit card information if you make a purchase on this Website (collectively “Personal Information”).

By providing such Personal Information, you grant us permission to use and store such information.

In general, any Personal Information that you provide is used solely to help me communicate with you. For example, I use Personal Information to contact Website visitors in response to questions, solicit feedback and share promotional offers.

Like most sites, this Website collects information that your browser sends automatically (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (“IP address”), browser information, Internet Service Provider (“ISP”) information, the pages of the Website that you visit, time spent on those pages and other statistics. The Website may also use third-party services such as Google Analytics to collect, monitor and analyze Log Data.

This Website may include advertisements and those advertisers may collect, use, store and disclose data and information collected from visitors, including information related to your demographic information. Each of these advertising partners has their own privacy policy for their site, which you can review at each of their sites.

Except as otherwise stated in this Policy, I do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share your Personal Information with third parties without your consent. However, I may share Personal Information with vendor service providers of this Website, such as the servers for my email newsletter. Those vendors use your Personal Information only at my direction and in accordance with this Policy.

Confidentiality

I aim to keep the Personal Information that you share with us confidential. Please note that such Personal Information may be disclosed if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that: (1) such action is necessary to protect and defend my or rights or property or those of my users or licensees, (2) to act as immediately necessary in order to protect the personal safety or rights of Website users or the public, or (3) to investigate or respond to any real or perceived violation of this Privacy Policy or of these Terms, or any other terms of use or agreement.

Information You Provide / Viewing by Others

While using this Website, you may voluntarily provide information or submissions. If you leave a comment on this Website, you are giving implied consent for this comment and your information to appear on my Website. In leaving a comment, your name and email address will not be shared with any third-party. I may use your email address solely to respond to your comment. However, I am not liable or responsible for the actions of other individuals and the unauthorized use of such information that you voluntarily share.

I have public social media accounts and social sharing options on this Website. If you choose to interact on social media with me or any of my accounts, you are advised that any interactions on those accounts are publicly available, and those interactions will be governed by the Privacy Policy of the social media platform.

Passwords

To use certain features of the Website, you may need a username and password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the username and password, and you are responsible for all activities, whether by you or by others, that occur under your username or password and within your account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized or improper use of your username or password or any other breach of security. To help protect against unauthorized or improper use, make sure that you log out at the end of each session requiring your username and password.

It is your responsibility to protect your own username and password from disclosure to others. I cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to protect your username, password or account information. If you share your username or password with others, they may be able to obtain access to your personal information at your own risk.

I will use best efforts to keep your username and password(s) private and will not share your password(s) without your consent, except as necessary when the law requires it or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary, particularly when disclosure is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to others, interfering with the rights or property or mine or others.

Email Marketing and Unsubscribe

You may choose to opt-in or subscribe to my email newsletter. By doing so, you consent to occasionally receive emails regarding updates to this Website, marketing messages or other content related to this Website. You may unsubscribe to our e-newsletters or updates at any time through the unsubscribe link in the footer of all e-mail communications.

E-mail lists are managed through a list management system that may contain multiple lists. Unsubscribing from one list will not necessarily remove you from all publication email lists. If you have questions or are experiencing problems unsubscribing, please contact the site by using the form below or at PO Box 10665, Oakland, CA 94610.

Anti-Spam Policy

I have a no spam policy and provide you with the ability to opt-out of our communications by selecting the unsubscribe link at the footer of all e-mails. Necessary steps have been taken to ensure compliance with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 by never sending out misleading information. I will not sell, rent or share your email address.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

I do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age in compliance with COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), and our Website is directed to individuals who are at least 13 years old or older

Anonymous Data Collection and Use

To maintain the Website’s quality, we may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with servers and to administer the Website by identifying which areas of the Website are most heavily used, and to display content according to your preferences. Your IP address is the number assigned to computers connected to the Internet. This is essentially “traffic data” which cannot personally identify you, but is helpful to us for marketing purposes and for improving our services. Traffic data collection does not follow a user’s activities on any other Websites in any way. Anonymous traffic data may also be shared with business partners and advertisers on an aggregate basis.

Use of “Cookies”

This Website may use the standard “cookies” feature of major web browsers. Personally identifiable information is not set any in cookies, nor is any data capture mechanisms employed the Website other than cookies.

You may choose to disable cookies through your own web browser’s settings. However, disabling this function may diminish your experience on the Website and some features may not work as intended. I  have no access to, or control over, any information collected by other individuals, companies or entities whose website or materials may be linked to our Website or its Content.

Assignment of Rights

In the event of a merger, acquisition, assignment, sale, joint venture, or other transfer of some or all of our assets, you agree I can assign, sell, license or transfer any information that you have provided to us, including your personal information.

Security

I make every attempt to keep your Personal Information secure, but realize that no transmission over the internet is 100% secure. I strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, but I cannot guarantee absolute security. By using this Website, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.

I contract with outside vendors in order to provide commerce services. If you make any purchases on this Website, you acknowledge that the outside vendor may have access to your Personal Information and you will be governed by their terms, conditions and privacy policy. Please see the vendor’s website to review their terms.

Links to Other Websites

This Website includes links to other websites. Once you leave this Website, or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Policy or this Website’s Terms and Conditions of Use.

I cannot be held liable for the privacy policies on third-party websites or of the information that you voluntarily share with third-party websites. I encourage you to read their privacy statements and terms regarding how they collect, store, use, and protect the privacy of your Personal Information.

Updates and Notification of Changes

I reserve the right, at my sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter our Website, its Content and this Privacy Policy at any time without notice. Such changes and/or modifications shall become effective immediately upon posting our updated Privacy Policy. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically.

Continued use of any of information obtained through the Website or its Content following the posting of changes and/or modifications constitutes acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy.

Questions and Contact Information

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information I have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact me using the form below or at PO Box 10665, Oakland, CA 94610.
Last Updated: November 2016


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Affiliate Disclosure Statement

This Affiliate Disclosure Statement (‘Disclsoure’) is for my Website (sarakurth.com) by Sara Kurth (“Company”, “I” “me”), and is agreed to by users, visitors or viewers (collectively ‘you’)
From time to time, I may promote, affiliate with, or partner with other individuals or businesses whose programs, products and services align with mine.

In the spirit of transparency, I want you to be aware that there may be instances when I promote, market, share or sell programs, products or services for other partners and in exchange, I may receive financial compensation or other rewards. Please note that I am highly selective and I only promote the partners whose programs, products and/or services I respect.

You agree that any such promotion or marketing does not serve as any form of endorsement. Use your own judgment to determine that any such program, product or service is appropriate for you. You are assuming all risks, and you agree that I am not liable in any way for any program, product or service that I may promote, market, share or sell on or through my Website.

I am 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.

Affiliate Review Disclosure

Some affiliations and relationships may also exist between me and some of the products or services I review, recommend or promote.

These affiliate relationships mean to you that when you click on links to various merchants on this site and make a purchase, this can result in a commission, payment, or other reward, to me.

I may have been compensated, given merchandise, or provided discounts for products and services I discuss, promote or review. The opinions expressed here are mine and are not necessarily the opinions of nor reflect the views of any merchants I am affiliated with. In order to maintain my credibility, I have chosen to only recommend products and services on my Website that I use or have thoroughly researched.

Third-Party & Sponsor Ads

Text and image ads that appear on the Website are provided by third-party ad agencies such as Google Adsense. I do not personally endorse the products and services advertised in these ads. These companies are not affiliated with the Website.

By using my Website you are agreeing to all parts of the above Disclosure.

If you have questions about any affiliations on this Website, please contact me using the form below or at PO Box 10665, Oakland, CA 94610.


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