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Terms & Conditions

Last modified November 18, 2023

 

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY

These Terms of Use (the “Terms”) govern your use of and access to www.cathleenbarnesconsulting.com and its sub-domains and affiliated sites, as well as Cathleen Barnes Consulting LLC’s (“Cathleen Barnes Consulting” “my”, “me” or “I”) pages and accounts on Facebook®, Twitter®, LinkedIn®, Google Plus®, and YouTube® (the “Sites). Please read both these Terms and my Privacy Policy carefully, which is incorporated into these Terms. By using any or all of the Sites, you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not want to agree to be bound by these Terms, do not use the Sites. I may modify these Terms from time to time, and any modifications will be effective immediately when I post them. All changes I make will be reflected in the date at the top of the document. You are responsible for reviewing any modified terms. Your continued use of a Site following any changes means you accept and agree to any changes. For your convenience and future reference, the date of the most recent revision of these Terms is listed above so that you may compare different versions to determine what, if any, changes have been made.

 

SITE CONTENT

Cathleen Barnes Consulting LLC exclusively owns and controls the Sites, which provides information about my products and services and may, from time to time, provide access to educational materials pertaining to a variety of topic of my work (website design, branding, etc.) You agree that use or access to any or all of the Sites does not, standing alone, create any sort of representation or future promise. The unauthorized reproduction, use of, or theft of any content, written, photographic, or otherwise, is expressly prohibited. By using the Sites, you expressly agree to pay a fine of $50 per incident for any unauthorized use of our content, at the sole discretion of Cathleen Barnes Consulting.

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (“AI”) DISCLAIMER

I may use AI technology to supplement or enhance content throughout the Sites and related materials. This may include, but is not limited to, AI-generated images, audio, or text (“AI-Generated Content”). However, while these tools may be used to suggest or enhance Site Content, all published content on the Sites or correspondence is wholly human, including but not limited to all opinions, thoughts, and ideas. As such, I expressly retain all copyright ownership to the Site Content. By visiting the Sites, you agree and acknowledge that I am not required to notify you when or how AI technologies are used.

While I have made reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy and completeness of AI-Generated Content, you agree and understand that I expressly disclaim the accuracy of AI-Generated Content, including any and all liability for any errors or omissions in the Content produced by AI technology, and expressly advise that you exercise caution when relying on such content. As with all Site Content, you agree that use or access to any of the information provided on or knowledge gleaned from the Sites, including AI-Generated Content, does not create any sort of representation or future promise, and that use of any AI-Generated Content on the Sites is at your own risk.

I reserve the right to modify or remove any AI-Generated Content at any time without notice. If you have any questions or concerns about the accuracy of AI-generated content, please contact me at cathleenbarnesconsulting@gmail.com for more information.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Unless explicitly stated otherwise, as between you and Cathleen Barnes Consulting, Cathleen Barnes Consulting owns all right, title, and interest in and to the Sites, including, without limitation, graphics, site content, design, organization, compilation and other matters related to or included on the Sites. My name, Cathleen Barnes Consulting, LLC and all related names, product and service names, logos, slogans, and designs are my trademarks and you may not use these marks without my prior written permission. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs and slogans on the Sites are the trademarks of their respective owners and should not be used without those respective owners’ permission. You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use the Sites and the resources available for download from the Website strictly in accordance with these Terms.

THIRD PARTY RIGHTS

Content and materials posted to the Site may be the copyrighted content of others (“Third Party Content”) that is used by Cathleen Barnes Consulting either by permission or under Section 107 of the Copyright Act as “fair use” for purposes such as education and research. I respect the intellectual property of others and ask that you do the same. Users must obtain permission from the owners of any Third-Party Content before copying, distributing or otherwise using those materials. Except as otherwise expressly permitted under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication, or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express permission of the copyright owner.

 

If you believe that your work has been copied on one or more of the Sites in a way that constitutes copyright infringement or otherwise violates your intellectual property rights, please contact me via email at the contact information listed below and provide the following: (i) identification of what is claimed to have been infringed; (ii) identification of what is claimed to be infringing; (iii) your contact information (or the contact information of the person we need to contact about the infringement); (iv) a statement that the person submitting the complaint is doing so with a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the owner, its agent, or the law; (v) a statement that the information provided is accurate, and under penalty of perjury; (vi) a physical or electronic signature of the person submitting the complaint; and (vii) if that person is not the owner of the content at issue, a statement that the person submitting the complaint is authorized to act on the owner’s behalf.

 

LINKING TO OUR SITES

Anyone linking to the Sites must comply with all applicable laws and must not: (i) misrepresent its relationship with Cathleen Barnes Consulting; (ii) present false or misleading information about Cathleen Barnes Consulting; or (iii) contain content that is reasonably considered profanity, offensive, defamatory, vulgar, or unlawful.

 

ADVERTISEMENTS AND LINKS

I may at times include advertisements on the Sites. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Sites are solely between you and such advertiser. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by advertisers, including information providers, or any other end users are those of the respective author(s) and not my own. You agree that I shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers. Any affiliate links that I link on the Sites will be clearly marked; however, I encourage you to reach out to me with any questions you may have regarding affiliate links.  

 

You may find links to other websites on a Site. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by Cathleen Barnes Consulting of the contents on such third-party sites, and I expressly disclaim any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such third-party websites. You acknowledge and agree that Cathleen Barnes Consulting shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or products available on or through any such linked site. You agree that it is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice, etc., or other content available through such third-party sites.

 

DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

THE SITES ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. CATHLEEN BARNES CONSULTING, TOGETHER WITH ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS (THE “RELEASED PARTIES”), SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AND WARRANTIES THAT MAY ARISE OUT OF COURSE OF DEALING, COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, USAGE OR TRADE PRACTICE. THE RELEASED PARTIES DO NOT GUARANTEE THE RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, SAFETY, TIMELINESS, LEGALITY, USEFULNESS, ADEQUACY OR SUITABILITY OF ANY OF THE INFORMATION OR CONTENT ON THE SITES. ACCORDINGLY, YOU AGREE TO EXERCISE CAUTION, DISCRETION AND COMMON SENSE WHEN USING THE SITES. THE ENTIRE RISK FOR USE OF THE SITE AND/OR SERVICES IS BORNE BY YOU. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS THE SITES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK DISRUPTIONS, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OR ANY AND ALL OTHER PERSONAL OR COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF, AND REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY (CONTRACT, TORT, BREACH OF WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE) UPON WHICH THE CLAIM IS BASED. THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF THE POSTINGS OR ANY MATERIAL LINKED THROUGH THE SITES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY WITH RESPECT TO ANY CLAIM ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITES IS TO CEASE USING THE SITES.

 

CHOICE OF LAW AND VENUE.

These Terms are governed by the laws of the State of Pennsylvania without regard to any conflict of laws. For any dispute regarding these Terms or the Sites, you agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts located in Mckean County, PA.

 

YOUR COMMENTS AND CONCERNS

This website is operated by Cathleen Barnes Consulting, 292 W Washington Street, Bradford, PA, 16701. All other feedback, comments, requests for technical support and other communications relating to the Sites should be directed to: cathleenbarnesconsulting@gmail.com. Thank you for visiting the Sites!

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