Terms of Sale + Use + Privacy + Shop policies
This agreement is between the user of this website (“you”), and Michelle Turbide of Michelle Turbide Studios (MTS). When this agreement says “the parties” it means both you and Michelle Turbide, the parties to this agreement.
This agreement, along with our privacy and sales policy, constitutes the entire agreement between between you and Michelle Turbide/MTS, regarding your use of this website.
This agreement is updated periodically and can be changed at any time. The parties are bound by the latest version of the agreement.
The content of this website is for your general education and information. This website is not providing therapy, medical advice, mental health advice, business coaching, business consulting, or any other professional advice.
While I provide services as a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Vermont, I am not offering such services on this website, on-line, through any of my services on this website, or through this blog.
Clients or family members of clients of my private psychotherapy practice are not able to participate in offerings on this website due to dual relationships.
Michelle Turbide/MTS does not provide any warranty or guarantee that the information contained on this site is accurate or complete. The information on this site may contain errors. Michelle Turbide and MTS disclaims any liability from such errors, to the extent allowed by the law.
Your use of the content on this site is at your own risk. Michelle Turbide/MTS does not guarantee any results from using this content. It is your responsibility to do your own research and obtain any professional, medical, legal, financial, or other help that you may need for your situation.
This site contains materials which are owned or licensed by Michelle Turbide, such as text, photography, videos, graphics, and the design and layout of the site. These materials are protected by copyright law and trademark law, as noticed throughout the site. You do not have a license to use the content or any trademarks for any purpose without written consent from Michelle Turbide.
This site may link to other websites. Links are not an endorsement of the other website, unless specifically stated. Michelle Turbide has no responsibility for content on the linked website.
This site may contain reviews, recommendations, testimonials, or endorsements of other businesses, individuals, events, materials (such as books), products, services, or websites. Michelle Turbide/MTS will clearly disclose if it receives an affiliate percentage, free product, free service, discount, or any other compensation for a review.
The content of this site may change at any time, without notice.
Blog Post Comments:
You may contribute content to this site in the form of comments on blog posts where indicated.
The comments feature is intended to facilitate an educational and informative conversation about the topics on this site. Such conversations are not a substitute for professional, medical, legal, financial, or other advice and do not make you a client or customer of Michelle Turbide or MTS.
If you contribute comments on this site, you agree to the following rules:
You will not use the comments to post spam, including promotions or advertisements for other products and services.
You will not use the comments to abuse, defame, harass, threaten, or post objectionable or illegal content, including hate speech and pornography.
You will only post content that you own or have a license to post, and you will not post content that infringes on a copyright or trademark.
Michelle Turbide and MTS may moderate, edit, or delete comments at any time, for any reason.
Michelle Turbide or MTS may ban comment authors at any time, at our sole discretion.
Reporting Copyright Infringement:
This website complies with the terms of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. To report a claim of copyright infringement, please send a claim to our official agent at email@example.com containing the following information:
Your contact information (name, mailing address, phone number).
A description of the copyrighted work that you believe was infringed.
A description of the content on this site that you believe is infringing your copyright. If possible, please include a web address/link.
A declaration that: you have a good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted materials described was not authorized by the copyright owner, agent, or the law; that the information in your notice is accurate, and that you declare, under penalty of perjury, that you are the owner or the allegedly infringed copyright or you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Your digital or physical signature.
Important Legal Terms:
Access to this website via an automated service, or for a competitive purpose, is prohibited. Each incident of unauthorized access of this site is subject to liquidated damages.
The content of this site is provided “as is,” at your own risk, without express or implied warranty or condition of any kind. Michelle Turbide and MTS also disclaims any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement.
To the extent allowed by law, under this agreement Michelle Turbide and MTS will not be liable for indirect, special, incidental, punitive, exemplary or consequential damages, regardless of legal theory, whether or not it has been warned of such damages, and even if all other remedies would fail.
The laws of the State of Vermont will govern all matters arising out of this agreement and the use of this website. All claims arising out of or relating to this agreement or the use of this website will be litigated exclusively in Grand Isle, the State of Vermont. The parties consent to venue and personal jurisdiction in Grand Isle, Vermont.
Any questions about the agreement or this website can be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your privacy is important to us, and we are committed to protecting your personal information. Here in this policy we are letting you know about all the ways we could use your information, so you can make an informed choice regarding whether you will visit this website.
We collect your name and email when you subscribe to our email newsletter. When you order a product or sign up for a program on this site, we collect your name, email address, mailing address, and phone number. Your credit card information and/or banking account information is held by our payment processor, PayPal, and we do not have access to those numbers.
We use your name and email to send you periodic emails, including email newsletters and occasional business announcements and updates. If you buy a virtual product or sign up for a program, we use your contact information, including your email, to deliver the program to you. If you buy a physical product, we use your mailing address to ship you the product. We may use your phone number to process your transaction. We may use your phone number and/or email to contact you about your order.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include the one-step unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. It’s easy to unsubscribe – you just click on a link.
We use various security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information, including hosting your name and email using a password-protected, secure service such as MailChimp. This service keeps your information confidential, will not sell or share your information, and will not contact you directly. We eCommerce as our shopping cart, and to deliver virtual products. We use PayPal as our payment processor, who stores your private financial information (credit card numbers, banking account information), as per their agreement with you. As we said above, we do not have access to your financial information on PayPal.
We will not trade, share, or sell your information to any other company, except that we do share your information with specific third parties who assist us in taking care of you (such as the email hosting service and cart service above). These third parties all agree to keep your information confidential. We will also release your information as required by law and if necessary to protect our legal rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding or court order.
We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. This website, products and services are not directed to people who are under 13 years of age.
If we decide to change this policy, we will post the changes on this page. The last time these policies were updated was April 18, 2017.