I want to ensure you understand what rights and legal boundaries you have when visiting the site, buying workshops, and reading my materials both here on the site and via social media.
BY VISITING ACADEMICSOUFFLE.COM YOU ARE CONSENTING TO OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
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The terms “we”, “us”, “our” “AS” “Jill Norris” and “Academic Soufflé” refers to AcademicSouffle.com. The term the “Site” refers to AcademicSouffle.com and all online class sites connected with Jill Norris | AcademicSouffle.com. The term “user,” “you” and “your” refers to site visitors, customers, and any other users of the site.
Jill Norris | Academic Soufflé provides a website where users can read articles on academia, lifestyle, writing, relationships, and self-development and a service where users may purchase coaching services, online classes, workshops, subscriptions, and products related to self-development, academic writing, tools for academics, relationships, and lifestyle (the “Service”).
Use of AcademicSouffle.com, including all materials presented herein and all online services provided by AcademicSouffle.com, is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions apply to all site visitors, customers, and all other users of the site. By using the Site or Service and/or ordering a product from the Site, you agree to these Terms and Conditions, without modification, and acknowledge reading them.
Information provided on the Site and in the Service related to academia, lifestyle, writing, relationships, self-development, and other information are subject to change. Academic Soufflé makes no representation or warranty that the information provided, regardless of its source (the “Content”), is accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free. Academic Soufflé disclaims all liability for any inaccuracy, error or incompleteness in the Content.
The information contained in this website, videos, or through coaching calls should not take the place of an licensed attorney, therapist, or accountant. I do not take clients who are clinically depressed, struggling with disordered eating, substance addiction, or have other serious mental, emotional, or physical issues. I give advice on this blog through my posts, through video, and during sessions but results may vary and I do not guarantee your outcome.
I may be an affiliate for products that I recommend. I only recommend products and systems that I use and love myself, so I know you’ll be in good hands. If you purchase those items through my links I will earn a commission. You will not pay more when buying a product through my link. In fact, I oftentimes am able to negotiate a lower rate (or bonuses) not available elsewhere. When you order through my link, it helps me to continue to offer you lots of free stuff.
USE OF THE SITE + SERVICE.
To access or use the Site, you must be 18 years or older and have the requisite power and authority to enter into these Terms and Conditions. Children under the age of 18 are prohibited from using the Site.
In order to buy products or receive communication from me, you are required to provide information about yourself including your name, email address, username and password and other personal information. You agree that any registration information you give to Academic Soufflé will always be accurate, correct, and up to date. You must not impersonate someone else or provide account information or an email address other than your own. Your account must not be used for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You must not, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction. Academic Soufflé reserves the right to refuse service based on your provision of inaccurate account information.
Many of the images on the site are mine. Some images are not, and those are copyrighted to the respectful owners. If there is an image appearing on this blog that belongs to you and do not wish for it appear on this site, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with a link to said image and it will be promptly removed.
PERSONAL USE OF MATERIALS AND OUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.
All content provided on the Site and in the Service, including all products and all online class and workshop materials are the intellectual property of Academic Soufflé . The content of the Site and Service are protected by Canadian trademark, trade dress and copyright law. 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 content of the Site or the Service, in whole or in part without our prior written consent. You may not remove any trademark, copyright, or other notice from the content of the Site or the Service.
We reserve the right to immediately remove you from the Service, without refund, at to pursue all available legal remedies against you if you are caught violating this intellectual property policy. Please don’t steal any of our content and reposition it to sell as your own.
You DO have the right to print out one copy of a post or materials for your own use. Other than that, no part of any Academic Soufflé publication may be reproduced, stored, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, scanning, or otherwise, except as permitted under Section 107 or 108 of the 1985 Canada Copyright Act, without the prior written permission.
If you obtained workshop material from anywhere other than Jill Norris via AcademicSouffle.com, you have a pirated copy.
You do NOT have the right to reprint or reproduce any of my materials on my site or social media in order to resell the contents, including written works, audio and video, including giving it away, selling it, or sharing it. You may not use or share these materials as a tool with your clients, in your marketing or in any of the media you use in your business, or in any type of workshop, seminar, class, talk or training without prior express written permission.
SYNDICATION (OR, SHARING MY WORK ON YOUR SITE).
I DO allow my posts and articles to be syndicated, as long as, 1.) prior express written permission is requested by you and granted by me, and, 2.) my post on your site retains the original title, contains the complete, unedited post with my name and link to AcademicSouffle.com at the top of the post, and my short bio (which I will provide with my permission) at the bottom of the post. Other considerations can be granted, such as quoting me, etc. but please ask beforehand.
Please ask my permission before syndicating a post by dropping me a line at: email@example.com
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.
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.
We will email you to confirm the placement of your order and with details concerning product or service delivery. In the event that there is an error in this email confirmation, it is your responsibility to inform us as soon as possible.
If you’ve signed up for a month-to-month subscription with us, the subscription renews automatically and your credit card will be charged the fees stated at the time of purchase (or the introductory rate during introductory period). Price may change at the end of your subscription period. Your subscription will start as soon as your credit card is successfully charged.
If you have signed up for an online class or workshop, confirmation that we have received your order and payment does not constitute acceptance into the class or workshop. We will email you separately to confirm that you have been accepted into the class or workshop.
CANCELLATIONS, REFUNDS & RETURNS.
WORKSHOPS AND LIVE CLASSES: All sales of digital products downloadable upon confirmation of purchase are final and non-refundable. All live online workshops, courses and trainings being given during a specific time period are final and non-refundable. If you’d like to cancel a monthly subscription you have with us, you can do so any time, and you will not be charged effective the following month.
COACHING: Coaching fees are non-refundable, including unused sessions. However, you can pause your consulting or transfer your sessions to someone else, within certain terms and conditions. For a full look at the contract you will be signing before we start our consulting work together, click here: Academic Soufflé Coaching Contract
LIMIT OF LIABILITY/DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY.
While I have used my best efforts in preparing all posts and workshops, I make no representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy or completeness of the contents and specifically disclaim any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for particular purpose. No warranty may be created or extended by sales representatives, promoters, or written sales materials.
THE ADVICE AND STRATEGIES CONTAINED HEREIN MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR YOUR SITUATION. YOU SHOULD CONSULT WITH A PROFESSIONAL WHERE APPROPRIATE.
NEITHER THE PUBLISHER NOR AUTHOR SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OF PROFIT OR ANY OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES.
YOUR PARTICIPATION ON SITE.
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.
REFUSAL OF SERVICE.
Academic Soufflé reserves the right to refuse service to any order, person, or entity without obligation to assign reason for doing so. Academic Soufflé reserves the right to limit the number of participants in any given online class or workshop. Academic Soufflé may at any time change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Site or Service.
MATERIAL YOU SUBMIT TO THE SITE.
You shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on the Site any artwork, photos or other materials (collectively “Materials”) protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express written permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right. The burden of determining that any Materials are not so protected rests entirely with you. You shall be liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, or other proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission and shall indemnify Academic Soufflé from any claim against Academic Soufflé resulting from your posting of Materials to the site. For all Materials submitted by you to the Site, you automatically represent or warrant that you have the authority to use and distribute the Materials, and that the use or display of the Materials will not violate any laws, rules, regulations or rights of third parties.
Academic Soufflé reserves the right to remove from the site any Materials submitted by you that it deems inappropriate for the site or that appears to violate these terms and conditions.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS TO YOUR MATERIALS.
Academic Soufflé does not claim ownership of Material you supply to Academic Soufflé. However, the act of posting Material to the site conveys an irrevocable, worldwide license to Academic Soufflé to use and distribute the posted Material in connection with Academic Soufflé’s website and any related Academic Soufflé publications. You retain copyright ownership and any other rights you may rightfully hold in any content that you submit through the Service. By submitting Material to Academic Soufflé, you agree to hold Academic Soufflé 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.
We may at any time amend these Terms and Conditions. Such amendments are effective immediately upon notice to you by us posting the new Terms and Conditions on this Site. Any use of the Site or Service by you after being notified means you accept these amendments. We reserve the right to update any portion of our Site and Service, including these Terms and Conditions at any time. We will post the most recent versions to the Site and list the effective dates on the pages of our Terms and Conditions.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY.
You agree that under no circumstances shall we be liable for direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive, exemplary, or any other damages arising out of your use of the Site or Service. Additionally, Academic Soufflé is not liable for damages 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) loss of revenue, anticipated profits, business, savings, goodwill or data; 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 Academic Soufflé 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 Academic Soufflé’s cumulative liability to you exceed the total purchase price of the Service you have purchased from Academic Soufflé, and if no purchase has been made by you Academic Soufflé’s cumulative liability to you shall not exceed $100.
THIRD PARTY RESOURCES.
The Site and the Service contain links to third party websites and resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible or liable for the availability, accuracy, content or policies of third party websites or resources. Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement by or affiliation with Academic Soufflé. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources.
Updated: February 2018