Terms of Use & Conditions for The Blogger Girl & The Garter Girl

Access to and use of ‘thegartergirl.com‘ and  ‘thebloggergirl.co‘ (including any online courses, webinars, resources, training material and tutorials found on either website) (‘the Service’) is provided by The Garter Girl (Julianne Smith) (‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’) on the following Terms of Use and Conditions.

By using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and Conditions, which shall take effect immediately on your purchase of the Service. If you do not agree to be bound by all of the following Terms of Use and Conditions, please do not purchase, access, use and/or contribute to the Service.

1. Use of the Service

  • You agree to use the Service only for lawful purposes. You may not use the Service or any part of it for commercial purposes.

  • We operate a ‘fair use’ policy to protect the quality of service to our users. If we believe you are adversely affecting our network (or any part of it) or our other users we reserve the right to manage or regulate or cancel your usage of the Service. This may include temporarily suspending your user access.

2. Amendments

  • The Garter Girl reserves the right to make change to these Terms and Conditions from time to time and so you should check these Terms and Conditions regularly. If you do not agree to the changes, you should cease using the Service.

3. Registration

  • In order to participate in and contribute to thegartergirl.com / thebloggergirl.co courses you may be required to register. Any personal information supplied as part of this registration process and/or any other interaction with The Garter Girl will be collected, stored and used in accordance with The Garter Girl’s Privacy Policy and will not be shared with third parties, unless required by law.

  • To register on this website and use the Service you must be over eighteen years of age unless you have the explicit permission of your parent or guardian.

  • You must ensure that the details provided by you on registration or at any time are correct and complete.

  • You must inform us immediately of any changes to the information that you provided when registering by emaling info@thegartergirl.com so that we can communicate with you at all times.

  • Your user account must be registered with a valid business email address that you access regularly so that emails can be sent to you. Accounts registered with someone else’s email address, or with temporary email addresses may be closed without notice. We may require users to re-validate their account if we believe they have been using an invalid email address.

  • Purchases are for one user or individual only. When you make a purchases and are given a password to the Service, it is for the use of one individual only.
  • You must keep the Service password(s) confidential and not disclose it or share them with anyone. If you know or suspect that someone else who has not purchased the Service knows the password, you should notify us by contacting info@thegartergirl.com immediately.

  • If The Garter Girl has reason to believe that there is likely to be a breach of security or misuse of the Service, we may be required to change passwords and/or suspend accounts.

  • The Garter Girl reserves the right to close accounts if any user is seen to be sharing passwords with others, or attempting to hide the use of multiple accounts, or disrupts the Service in any way.

  • If you share your password or allow others who have not paid for the Service, to use your password to view the Service, your account will be suspended and you may have action taken against your account.

4. Intellectual property

  1. All copyright, trade marks, design rights, and other intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) in and on Service and all content (including all information and materials) located on or available through the Service shall remain vested in The Garter Girl and The Blogger Girl.

  2. You must not copy, reproduce, republish, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use thegartergirl.com / thebloggergirl.co content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any thegartergirl.com / thebloggergirl.co content except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of thegartergirl.com / thebloggergirl.co content requires the prior written permission of The Garter Girl.

5. Availability of the Service

  • Although we aim to offer you the best service possible, we make no promise that the services available at thegartergirl.com / thebloggergirl.co will meet your requirements. We cannot guarantee that the Service will be fault-free. If a fault occurs with the Service, you should report it to info@thegartergirl.com and we will attempt to correct the fault as soon as we reasonably can.

  • Your access to the Service may be occasionally restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services. We will attempt to restore the Service as soon as we reasonably can.

6. The Garter Girl’s right to suspend or cancel your access

  • We may suspend or cancel your access to the Service immediately at our reasonable discretion or if you breach any of your obligations under these Terms and Conditions.

7. Disclaimers and limitation of liability

  • While we try to ensure that all content provided by The Garter Girl is correct at the time of publication, no responsibility is accepted by or on behalf of The Garter Girl for any errors, omissions or inaccurate content on the Service.

  • The Garter Girl shall not be liable for any of the following losses or damages (a) loss of data; (b) loss of revenue or anticipated profits; (c) loss of business; (d) loss of opportunity; (e) loss of goodwill or injury of reputation; (f) losses suffered by third parties, or (g) any indirect, consequential damages arising from the use of the Service regardless of the form of action.

  • The Garter Girl does not warrant that functions available on or through the Service will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the service or the server that makes it will be available are free of viruses or bugs. You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to implement sufficient procedures and virus checks to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.

11. Applicable law

  • These Terms and Conditions will be subject to the laws of the United States. We will try to solve any disagreements quickly and efficiently. If you are not happy with the way we deal with any disagreement and you want to take court proceedings, you must do so within the United States.

12. International use

  • We make no promise that materials available on or through the Service are appropriate or available for use in locations outside the United States, and accessing the Service from territories where its contents are illegal or unlawful is prohibited. If you choose to access the Service from locations outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

13. Miscellaneous

  • If any of these Terms and Conditions are determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these Terms and Conditions are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these Terms and Conditions and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and continue to be binding and enforceable.

  • You may not transfer any of your rights under these Terms and Conditions to any other person. We may transfer our rights under these Terms and Conditions to another business where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

  • If you breach these Terms and Conditions and The Garter Girl chooses to ignore this, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies at a later date or in any other situation where you breach the Terms and Conditions.

  • The Garter Girl shall not be responsible for any breach of these Terms and Conditions caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control.

14. Prices and payment

  • Your order is an offer to purchase the Service from us. The Service will be made available to you once your payment has been authorized. At any time, we may decline to supply the Service to you without giving any reason.

  • The fee for the Service is payable in advance of the Service start date as set out on thegartergirl.com / thebloggergirl.co. The Garter Girl shall be under no obligation to provide the Service until the fee has been paid.

  • Purchases of the Service are non-refundable. No refunds will be given for any reason.
  • Purchases of the Service are non-transferable. You may not allow another person to use your password, even if you are unable to use your purchase.
  • Your credit/ debit card details are not handled by The Garter Girl. All payment and all credit card handling is through the third party, PayPal Inc. We do not store any credit card details. Authority for payment must be given at the time of placing your order.

15. Delivery

  • Within 48 hours of purchase (during the working week), a confirmation email will be sent to the customer acknowledging payment and successful enrollment in the course.

  • Within 48 hours of purchase, the customer will be will be notified by email of an online URL and password where the course materials will be located.

  • If new course content is added, customers will be notified by email.

  • Customers will have unlimited access to the course material for at least one year after the purchase date. After one year from purchase date, no guarantees will be made regarding access to the course material.

16. Using the Service

  • Please read the description for the Service and the Terms of Use and Conditions carefully before placing your order as refunds cannot be given.

  • The Garter Girl warrants that it has the right to provide the Service and will use all reasonable skill and care in making the Service available to you and in ensuring its availability. Because of the nature of the Internet, errors and omissions do occur and The Garter Girl does not give any other warranties in respect of the Service.

  • The Garter Girl is continually seeking to improve the Services. The Garter Girl reserves the right, at its discretion, to make changes to any part of any Service provided that it does not materially reduce its content or functionality.

  • In the event that The Garter Girl withdraws or is permanently unable to deliver a particular the Service refunds cannot be given.

17. Posting of content

  • Some parts of the Service allows you to share information to the thegartergirl.com / thebloggergirl.co website including asking questions about the course and sharing completed assignments.

  • All content which you provide or upload to our website shall be subject to the relevant provisions of our Terms of Use and Conditions.

18. Fair use policy

  • We operate a ‘fair use’ policy to protect the quality of our Services. If we believe your use of the Service is adversely affecting the provision of the service (or any part of it) to other users, or other users’ enjoyment of the service, we reserve the right to manage or regulate your usage of the Service. This may include suspending your user account and/or access to the Service.

6. No commercial use

  • All Services are available for non-commercial use only. The Garter Girl reserves the right to refuse orders from businesses that we consider are for commercial concerns. You may not re-sell or make available to any third party the Services without the prior written consent of The Garter Girl.

7. Cancellation and refunds

  • Cancellations and refunds cannot be made available.

  • It is not possible to cancel or postpone your course.

  • Your access to the Service may be terminated by written notice if you are in material breach of these terms. If we reasonably believe your breach of these terms affects our lawful operation of the Service, we may suspend your access to the Service at any time.

14. Publicity

  • The Service is owned and operated by The Garter Girl, a company registered in the United States and whose registered office address is at 3802 Benton Street NW Washington DC 20007.

If you have any queries please contact info@thegartergirl.com.