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Last updated on May 23rd, 2018

Copyright

This website and its content is copyright of Heather Hart and contributing authors. All rights reserved.

Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited without written permission.

You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.

Disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only.

The information is provided by Heather Hart or the contributing authors and while we endeavors to keep the information up to date and correct, we makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

In no event will Heather Hart or any of the contributing authors be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this website.

Through this website you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Heather Hart. Heather Hart has no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, Heather Hart takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond her control.

Heather Hart, contributing authors, and/or Heather’s partners/affiliates cannot be held legally responsible for information submitted by third parties and does not guarantee it’s accuracy, relevance, or completion.

Terms of Use

Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”, “Terms and Conditions”) carefully before using the CandidlyChristian.com website operated by Heather Hart and contributing authors (“us”, “we”, or “our”).

Your access to and use of this website is conditioned upon your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who wish to access or use this website.

By accessing or using this website you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you do not have permission to access this website.

Communications

By submitting your email address on any form on this website, you agree to subscribe to newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information we may send. However, you may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email.

Comment Moderation

Heather Hart and her associates retain the right to moderate comments or questions submitted to this website. By submitting a comment or question to Candidly Christian you hereby grant them the irrevocable, non-exclusive right to edit, delete, copy, adapt, modify, publish, broadcast, and/or distribute the submitted content on this website and/or other material created by Heather Hart.

Heather Hart and other contributing authors do not promise to post or respond to questions or comments submitted to this website and does not guarantee that comments made by other contributors will be accurate or complete.

Contests, Sweepstakes and Promotions

Any contests, sweepstakes or other promotions (collectively, “Promotions”) made available through this website may be governed by rules that are separate from these Terms Conditions. If you participate in any Promotions, please review the applicable rules as well as our Privacy Policy. If the rules for a Promotion conflict with these Terms and Conditions, the Promotion rules will apply.

Content

Our website allows you to post, link, store, share and otherwise make available certain information, text, graphics, videos, or other material (“Content”). You are responsible for the Content that you post on or through this website, including its legality, reliability, and appropriateness.

By posting Content on or through this website, You represent and warrant that: (i) the Content is yours (you own it) and/or you have the right to use it and the right to grant us the rights and license as provided in these Terms, and (ii) that the posting of your Content on or through this website does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights or any other rights of any person or entity. We reserve the right to terminate the account of anyone found to be infringing on a copyright.

You retain any and all of your rights to any Content you submit, post or display on or through this website and you are responsible for protecting those rights. We take no responsibility and assume no liability for Content you or any third party posts on or through this website. However, by posting Content using this website you grant us the right and license to use, modify, perform, display, reproduce, and distribute such Content on and through this website.

Heather Hart and her associates have the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit all Content provided by users.

In addition, Content found on or through this website are the property of Heather Hart, contributing authors, or used with permission. You may not distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, download, repost, copy, or use said Content, whether in whole or in part, for commercial purposes or for personal gain, without express advance written permission from us.

Copyright Policy

We respect the intellectual property rights of others. It is our policy to respond to any claim that Content posted on this website infringes on the copyright or other intellectual property rights (“Infringement”) of any person or entity.

If you are a copyright owner, or authorized on behalf of one, and you believe that the copyrighted work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please submit your claim via email to heather@candidlychristian.com, with the subject line: “Copyright Infringement”.

You may be held accountable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) for misrepresentation or bad-faith claims on the infringement of any Content found on and/or through this website on your copyright.

Intellectual Property

This website and its original content (excluding content provided by visitors), features and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of Candidly Christian and its authors. This website is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of both the United States and foreign countries. Our trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service without the prior written consent of Heather Hart and/or the contributing author.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Candidly Christian and its authors, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees), resulting from or arising out of a) your use and access of this website, by you or any person using your computer; b) a breach of these Terms, or c) Content posted on this website.

Limitation Of Liability

In no event shall Heather Hart, nor other contributing authors, partners, agents, suppliers, or affiliates, be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, including without limitation, loss of profits, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from (i) your access to or use of or inability to access or use this website; (ii) any conduct or content of any third party on this website; (iii) any content obtained from this website; and (iv) unauthorized access, use or alteration of your transmissions or content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence) or any other legal theory, whether or not we have been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose.

Exclusions

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the limitations above may not apply to you.

Changes

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time.

By continuing to access or use this website after any revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised terms. If you do not agree to the new terms, you are no longer authorized to use this website.

Cookies Policy

CandidlyChristian.com uses cookies. By using this site, you consent to the use of these cookies.

What Are Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows this site or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and more useful to you.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies. Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

How Cookies Are Used

When you use and access this site, it may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

These cookies are used for the following purposes:

  • To enable certain functions of this website
  • To provide analytics
  • To store your preferences

This website uses both session and persistent cookies. It uses the following types of cookies:

  • Essential cookies: This site may use cookies to remember information that changes the way this site behaves or looks, such as a user’s language preference.
  • Account-related cookies: This site may use account-related cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. It may use these cookies to remember information that changes the way this site behaves or looks, such as the “remember me” functionality.
  • Analytics cookies: This site may use analytics cookies to track information on how this site is used so that it can make improvements. It may also use analytics cookies to test new advertisements, pages, features or new functionality of this site to see how its users react to them.
  • Preference cookies: This site may use preference cookies to remember your preferences and various settings.
  • Security cookies: This site may use security cookies for security purposes.
  • Third-party cookies: This site may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of this site, deliver advertisements on and through this site, and so on.

What Are Your Choices Regarding Cookies?

If you would like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features offered, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Privacy Policy

We use your data to provide and improve this website. By using this website, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Definitions
  • Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from those data (or from those and other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
  • Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of this website or from this website infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
  • Cookies are small pieces of data stored on a User’s device.
  • Data Controller means a person who (either alone or jointly or in common with other persons) determines the purposes for which and the manner in which any personal data are, or are to be, processed.
  • For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, we are a Data Controller of your data.
  • Data Processor (or Service Provider) means any person (other than an employee of the Data Controller) who processes the data on behalf of the Data Controller.
  • We may use the services of various third party service providers / data processors in order to process your data more effectively.
  • Data Subject is any living individual who is the subject of Personal Data.
  • The User is the individual using our Service. The User corresponds to the Data Subject, who is the subject of Personal Data.
Information Collection And Use

We collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Email address
  • First name and last name
  • Phone number
  • Address, State, Province, ZIP/Postal code, City
  • Cookies and Usage Data

We may use your Personal Data to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. You may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email we send or by contacting us.

Usage Data

We may also collect information how this website is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of this website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.

Tracking Cookies Data

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on this website and hold certain information.

See our cookies policy for more info

Use of Data

Candidly Christian uses the collected data for various purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our website
  • To notify you about changes to our website
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our website when you choose to do so
  • To provide customer support
  • To gather analysis or valuable information so that we can improve our website
  • To monitor the usage of our website
  • To detect, prevent and address technical issues
  • To provide you with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless you have opted not to receive such information
Retention of Data

Candidly Christian will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

Candidly Christian will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Transfer Of Data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside United States and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United States and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Heather Hart will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure Of Data

Business Transaction

If Candidly Christian is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Disclosure for Law Enforcement

Under certain circumstances, Heather Hart may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Legal Requirements

Heather Hart may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • To comply with a legal obligation
  • To protect and defend the rights or property of Heather Hart or contributing authors
  • To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with this website
  • To protect the personal safety of users of this website or the public
  • To protect against legal liability
Security Of Data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

“Do Not Track” Signals

We do not support Do Not Track (“DNT”). Do Not Track is a preference you can set in your web browser to inform websites that you do not want to be tracked.

You can enable or disable Do Not Track by visiting the Preferences or Settings page of your web browser.

Your Rights

Heather Hart aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete, or limit the use of your Personal Data.

Service Providers

We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our website (“Service Providers”), to provide this service on our behalf, to perform service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our website is used.

These third parties have access to your Personal Data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Akismet

We collect information about visitors who comment on Sites that use our Akismet anti-spam service. The information we collect depends on how the User sets up Akismet for the Site, but typically includes the commenter’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and Site URL (along with other information directly provided by the commenter such as their name, username, email address, and the comment itself).

Analytics

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of this website.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

You can opt-out of having made your activity on this website available to Google Analytics by installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on. The add-on prevents the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, and dc.js) from sharing information with Google Analytics about visits activity.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Links To Other Sites

This website may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

Children’s Privacy

Our website does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).

We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your children have provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

FTC disclosure

The owner of this website, Heather Hart, is compensated to provide opinions on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though she may receive compensation for her posts or advertisements, she always give her honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this website are purely the writer’s own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

This website abides by word of mouth marketing standards. I believe in honesty of relationship, opinion and identity. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this website.  Assume that if there is a link to a recommended product that it is an affiliate link and Heather Hart will be compensated for your purchase.

Amazon Affiliate Disclosure Notice

It is important to note that one of the affiliate programs Heather Hart is a participant in is the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for website owners to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com and any other website that may be affiliated with Amazon Service LLC Associates Program.

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