Privacy Policy

Legal stuff: It's not super fun, but it is super necessary. Take a look at the disclaimer, privacy policy, and terms of conditions of your use of this website.

Disclaimer:

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by myself with occasional guest posters. Guest posts are always disclosed as such. This blog does not contain any content that may constitute a conflict of interest.

The opinions and advice presented on this site are suggestions based on my own personal experience. I am not an accountant, business consultant, or mental health professional. I do not make any guarantees regarding the advice I give on this site. I cannot be held responsible for any consequences that result from following any advice I give on this site. Please conduct your own research in all situations to determine which course of action is best for you, and always hire a professional in the industry you need assistance with.

This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, affiliate links, or other forms of compensation. However, this compensation will never influence the posts, topics, or opinions provided on this blog. The views and opinions expressed are solely my own. Any claims regarding a third-party product or service should be verified with that party. All advertisements or affiliate links will be identified as such.

Privacy Policy:

I fully respect your privacy. Any information you provide, including name, address, phone number, and email address, will not be given, sold, or rented to other companies or individuals. If you provide this information by signing up for my monthly newsletter, you will be automatically placed on my mailing list. I use this mailing list to send exclusive content to subscribers and to offer discounts and promotions. You are free to unsubscribe from this list at any time.

This site uses cookies to store user information concerning which pages a user visits, to record user preferences, and to customize page content based on the visitor’s browser type. Cookies may also be used by third parties, such as newsfeeds or advertising partners. I do not use cookies to access or collect your personal information, and I have no access to or control over cookies used by third parties. You may disable cookies through your individual browser preferences.

Though I do my best to protect your personal information, I cannot be held responsible for the security of any data transmitted through this site. I disclaim any responsibility or liability for the policies or actions of third-party sites and services.

Terms and Conditions:

By visiting www.brookseditorial.com, you are consenting to my terms and conditions as follows. These Terms and Conditions apply to all site visitors, customers, and all other users of the site. By using the Site or Service, you agree to these Terms and Conditions, without modification, and acknowledge reading them.

You may use the Site and Service for lawful purposes only. You agree to be financially responsible for all purchases made by you or someone acting on your behalf through the Site. You agree to use the Site and to purchase services or products through the Site for legitimate, non-commercial purposes only. You shall not post or transmit through the Site any material which violates or infringes the rights of others, or which is threatening, abusive, defamatory, libelous, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, or otherwise objectionable, contains injurious formulas, recipes, or instructions, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.

The Services are offered subject to my acceptance of your order or requests. I reserve the right to refuse service to any order, person or entity, without the obligation to assign reason for doing so. No order is deemed accepted by me until payment has been processed. We may at any time change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Site or Service, subject to us fulfilling our previous responsibilities to you based on acceptance of your payment.

I endeavor to describe and display the Service as accurately as possible. While I try to be as clear as possible in explaining the Service, please do not accept that the Site is entirely accurate, current, or error-free. From time to time I may correct errors in pricing and descriptions. I reserve the right to refuse or cancel any order with an incorrect price listing or other incorrect specifications.

I claim no intellectual property rights over the material you supply to Ashley Brooks Editorial Services. You retain copyright and any other rights you may rightfully hold in any content that you submit through the Site or Service. Content you submit to Ashley Brooks Editorial Services remains yours to the extent that you have any legal claims therein. You agree to hold Ashley Brooks Editorial Services harmless from and against all claims, liabilities, and expenses arising out of any potential or actual copyright or trademark misappropriation or infringement claimed against you. By posting material on the Site, you grant me a worldwide, nonexclusive, irrevocable license to use the material for promotional, business development, and marketing purposes.

The Site and Service contain intellectual property owned by Ashley Brooks Editorial Services, including trademarks, copyrights, proprietary information, and other intellectual property. You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, distribute, display, reproduce or perform, or in any way exploit in any format whatsoever any of the Site or Service Content or intellectual property, in whole or in part, without my prior written consent. I reserve the right to immediately remove you from the Service, without refund, if you are caught violating this intellectual property policy.

YOU AGREE THAT UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE S ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR SERVICE. ADDITIONALLY, ASHLEY BROOKS EDITORIAL SERVICES IS NOT LIABLE FOR DAMAGE S IN CONNECTION WITH (I) ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, DENIAL OF SERVICE, ATTACK, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, OR LINE OR SYSTEM FAILURE; (II) LO SS OF REVENUE, ANTICIPATED PROFITS, BUSINESS, SAVINGS, GOODWILL OR DA TA; AND (III) THIRD PARTY THEFT OF, DESTRUCTION OF, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF YOUR INFORMATION OR PROPERTY, REGARDLESS OF OUR NEGLIGENCE, GROSS NEGLIGENCE, FAILURE OF AN ESSENTIAL PURPOSE AND WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY ARISES IN NEGLIGENCE, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER THEORY OF LEGAL LIABILITY. THE FOREGOING APPLIES EVEN IF ASHLEY BROOKS EDITORIAL SERVICES HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF OR COULD HAVE FORESEEN THE DAMAGES. IN THOSE STATES THAT DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR THE DAMAGES, OUR LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST POSSIBLE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. IN NO EVENT SHALL ASHLEY BROOKS EDITORIAL SERVICES’ CUMULATIVE LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED THE TOTAL PURCHASE PRICE OF THE SERVICE YOU HAVE PURCHASED FROM ASHLEY BROOKS EDITORIAL SERVICES, AND IF NO PURCHASE HAS BEEN MADE BY YOU, ASHLEY BROOKS EDITORIAL SERVICES’ CUMULATIVE LIABILITY TO YOU SHALL NOT EXCEED $100.

You shall indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, settlements, liabilities, costs, charges, assessments, and expenses, as well as third party claims and causes of action, including, without limitation,attorney’s fees, arising out of any breach by you of any of these Terms and Conditions, or any use by you of the Site or Service. You shall provide us with such assistance, without charge, as we may request in connection with any such defense, including, without limitation, providing us with such information, documents, records, and reasonable access to you, as we deem necessary. You shall not settle any third party claim or waive any defense without our prior written consent.

If any legal action or any arbitration or other proceeding is brought for the enforcement of this Agreement, or because of an alleged dispute, breach, default, or misrepresentation in connection with any of the provisions of this Agreement, the successful or prevailing party or parties shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorney’s fees and other costs incurred in that action or proceeding, in addition to any other relief to which it or they may be entitled.

This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with, and governed by, the laws of the State of Minnesota as applied to contracts that are executed and performed entirely in Minnesota. The exclusive venue for any arbitration or court proceeding based on or arising out of this Agreement shall be Ramsey County, Minnesota. The parties agree to attempt to resolve any dispute, claim, or controversy arising out of or relating to this Agreement by mediation, which shall be conducted under the then current mediation procedures of The CPR Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution or any other procedure upon which the parties may agree. The parties further agree that their respective good faith participation in mediation is a condition precedent to pursuing any other available legal or equitable remedy, including litigation, arbitration, or other dispute resolution procedures.

If any term, provision, covenant, or condition of this Agreement is held by an arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, the rest of the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect and shall in no way be affected, impaired, or invalidated.

Please direct any questions to ashley@brookseditorial.com.