terms of use

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and any or all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person accessing this website and accepting the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We” and “Us”, refers to our Company. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves, or either the Client or ourselves. Shannon L. Werner, Ph.D. reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions on the website from time to time, and by using the website you are agreeing to the Terms and Conditions as they appear whether or not you have read them. If at any time you do not agree with these Terms and Conditions, please do not use this website.

Website Use and Consent
Whether you use this website as a casual visitor, guest, registered user, licensee, or as a member of our programs, you are agreeing to certain terms which are clearly outlined below.

If you have purchased a program or subscription or otherwise entered into an agreement with us you will also be governed by the terms of that agreement or the terms and conditions for that program, which shall prevail in the event of a conflict. Online purchases have additional terms and conditions relating to the transaction as indicated.

We try to ensure that website availability is uninterrupted and that transmissions will be error-free. However, we cannot guarantee that your access will not be suspended or restricted from time to time, including to allow for repairs, maintenance or the introduction of new facilities or services.

Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of published information on or through this website, the website may inadvertently contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. This information may be changed or updated without notice. We assume no responsibility for errors or omissions on the site or in documents referenced by or linked to our website.

This website is intended solely for users who are eighteen (18) years of age or older. Any registration by, use of or access to the website by anyone under age 18 is unauthorized, unlicensed and in violation of these Terms of Use. By accessing or using this website, you represent and warrant that you are 18 years or older and that you agree to and to abide by all of our terms and conditions.

Intellectual Property Rights
The content, layout, design, data, databases and graphics on this website are protected by United States intellectual property laws. Content is solely owned by us, unless otherwise indicated. 

If you purchase any program, services, or materials through this website, you will be considered our Licensee and the terms and conditions specifically relating to the respective program or service purchase shall apply. If you are a visitor to this website and not making a purchase of a program, service, or materials through this website, for the avoidance of doubt, all content obtained from or on this website is our property, and you are granted a revocable, non-transferable license for personal, non-commercial use only, limited to you only.

When you enroll in or purchase any of our programs or services or obtain information through this website, you expressly agree that you will not steal our content. Duplication, sharing, or uploading course files to sharing sites, or downloading or sharing information contrary to the limited license we have provided to you herein is considered stealing and theft, and we will prosecute theft to the full extent of the law. In addition, as a Licensee, you understand and acknowledge that the information obtained on or through this website have been developed or obtained by us through the investment of significant time, effort and expense, and that this information is a valuable, special and unique asset of ours which needs to be protected from improper and unauthorized use.

You may not use this site or the materials available on or through this website in a manner that constitutes an infringement of our rights or that has not been authorized by us.

As a visitor to this website, you may from time to time, download and/or print copies of individual pages of the website, including blog posts, for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you give us full attribution and credit by name, keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices and, if used electronically, you must include the link back to the website page from which the information was obtained.  By downloading, printing, or otherwise using website content for personal use you in no way assume any ownership rights of that material. You may not in any way use, copy, adapt or represent any of our material in any way as if it is yours or created by you, unless specifically permitted to do through the terms and conditions relating to your respective program or service purchase or unless specifically authorized by us in advance and in writing.

Unless otherwise explicitly authorized in these Terms and Conditions or the terms and conditions relating to a specific program or service you purchased through this website, or unless you obtain advance written permission from us, you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, translate, sell, create derivative works, exploit, or distribute in any manner or medium (including by email or other electronic means) any material purchased through any of our Programs, Products or Services, or obtained on or through the website, including through an individual or group program, e-book, private Facebook or website forum, or class for commercial use, or for use in any way that earns you money, and you must seek our permission before using any of our materials or content from this website for your own business use or before sharing with others.

All rights not expressly granted in these terms or any express written license, are reserved by us.

The trademarks and logos which are displayed on the website are trademarks belonging to us. Any use including framing, meta tags or other text utilizing these trademarks, or other trademarks displayed, is strictly prohibited without our express written consent.

Your License to Us
By posting or submitting any material (including, without limitation, comments, blog entries, photos and videos) to us via the website, you are representing: (i) that you are the owner of the material, or are making your posting or submission with the express consent of the owner of the material; and (ii) that you are 13 years of age or older.  In addition, when you submit or post any material, you are granting us, and anyone authorized by us, a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to use, copy, modify, transmit, sell, exploit, create derivative works from, distribute, and/or publicly perform or display such material, in whole or in part, in any manner or medium, now known or hereafter developed, for any purpose. The foregoing grant that include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such posting of submission, including, but not limited to, right under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction. Also, in connection with the exercise of such rights, you grant us, and anyone authorized by us, the right to identify you as the author of any of your postings or submissions by name, email address, or screen name, as we deem appropriate.

You acknowledge that we have the right but not the obligation to use and display any postings or contributions of any kind and that we may elect to cease the use and display of any such materials (or any portion thereof), at any time for any reason whatsoever.

 

Obtaining Permission to Use Our Intellectual Property
Any request for permission of our content or images, or other use of information obtained from or through our Programs, Products, Services, or website, or any other intellectual property not specifically authorized, should be made using the “Contact Us” form on this website, or by sending an e-mail to shannon@shannonwerner.com.

Termination
We reserve the right in our sole discretion to refuse or terminate your access to the website or any part of the website at any time without notice. In the event of cancellation or termination, you are no longer authorized to access the part of the website affected by such cancellation or termination. The restrictions imposed on you with respect to material downloaded from the website, and the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in these Terms and Conditions, shall survive.

If you have any questions, please contact us at shannon@shannonwerner.com.