Terms and Conditions
Effective date: May 25, 2018
By accessing and using the lynnthompsonbooks.com website you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.
We may revise this Agreement at any time. Use of the website after such changes are posted will indicate your agreement to these revised terms. You should visit this page periodically to review this Agreement.
Ownership of Material & Intellectual Property Rights
All materials displayed or otherwise accessible through this website, including, without limitation, articles, text, photographs, images, videos, illustrations, and the website, itself, are protected under American and foreign copyright or other laws, and are owned by Lynn Thompson Books
Any use, reproduction, modification, alteration, public performance or display, uploading or posting onto the internet (including placing on another website), transmission, redistribution or other exploitation of this website or of any content, whether in whole or in part, other than expressly set out herein, is prohibited without the express written permission of Lynn Thompson Books
All multi-media embedded in or located on or at this website, including, without limitation, all digital purchases, or media that does not include an embed or sharing facility is protected by copyright and may be protected by other rights. You are hereby granted the right to access and use these items subject to
- the terms and conditions of this Agreement, and
- any additional conditions which may be imposed on your access at the time of purchase
This website and all content are provided on an ‘as is’ basis. By accessing and using this website you acknowledge and agree that use of this website and the content is entirely at your own risk.
Lynn Thompson Books makes no representations nor warranties regarding this website and the content, including, without limitation, no representation or warranty:
- that this website and/or content will be complete, accurate, reliable, suitable or timely;
- that any content, including, without limitation, any information, data, product or service contained in or made available through this website will be of merchantable quality or fit for a particular purpose;
- that the operation of this website will be uninterrupted or error-free;
- that defects or errors in this website will be corrected;
- that this website will be free from viruses or harmful components; and
- that communications to or from these websites will be secure or not intercepted.
Lynn Thompson Books often receives commissions from third-party companies as ‘affiliate’ compensation.
The information contained on this website is for information purposes only. It is not intended to provide accounting, legal, investment, financial, or other advice to you, and you should not rely upon the information to provide any such advice.
All information posted on this website is intended only as a basis for further discussion, inquiry, and study. Lynn Thompson Books disclaims any liability for direct, indirect or consequential loss arising in connection with the use of the contents of this website or reliance on those contents by any person or organization, whether in its original form or altered in some way by the user.
Lynn Thompson Books gives no warranties nor does Lynn Thompson Books make any representation in respect of the contents of this website. Lynn Thompson Books advises users of this website to seek their own appropriate independent professional advice to matters raised in this website.
Limitation of Liability
Lynn Thompson Books expressly disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions or conduct of any third-party user of this website or any advertiser or sponsor of the website. Under no circumstances shall Lynn Thompson Books and its officers, directors, employees, agents and/or licensors, be liable for any injury, loss, damage (including special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages) or expense arising in any manner whatsoever from (i) the acts, omissions or conduct of any third-party user; and (ii) any use or inability to use any materials, content, goods or services located at or made available at any website linked to or from this website.
If you decide to access or use any linked website or content, materials, goods or services from a website linked to this website, you do so entirely at your own risk.
Links, Downloads, Features, and Advertisements
This website may contain links to third-party websites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by Lynn Thompson Books of the contents of such third-party websites.
We may earn commissions from items promoted on this site that are linked to third-party websites.
We take no responsibility for the accuracy, content, or any aspect of that material, and disclaim any liability to you for such material or for any consequence of your decision to use the links provided or your use of such material. We also disclaim all liability and make no representations or warranties for any products or services sold or provided to you by any third party. Your purchase of products or services through one of those other sites is subject to agreements and/or the terms and conditions in effect between you and the providers of products and services at those other sites.
You agree that you shall not bring a suit or claim against Lynn Thompson Books or any of our affiliates arising from or based on your purchase or use of products or services through those other sites.
Links do not imply that Lynn Thompson Books or any of our affiliates sponsors, endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or is legally authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or copyright symbol displayed in or accessible through the links, or that any linked site is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or copyright symbol of Lynn Thompson Books or any of our affiliates.
Lynn Thompson Books is not responsible for the content of any third-party website, nor does it make any representation or warranty of any kind regarding any third-party website.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Lynn Thompson Books and its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and their respective successors and assigns, from and against any and all claims, demands, liabilities, costs or expenses whatsoever, including, without limitation, legal fees and disbursements resulting directly or indirectly from: (i) your breach of any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement; (ii) your access, use or inability to access or use the Lynn Thompson Books website content or other content to which the Lynn Thompson Books website is or may be linked to from time to time; (iii) your use of, reliance on, publication, communication or distribution, uploading or downloading of anything on or from the Lynn Thompson Books website; and/or (iv) your violation of any law or regulation.
Registration and Use of Passwords
To access particular pages and features of these websites, you may be asked to register with Lynn Thompson Books You agree:
- that Lynn Thompson Books reserves the right to refuse registration access to any individual or organization at any time
- to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by any form provided by Lynn Thompson Books and
- to maintain and promptly update the information you provide to keep it true, accurate, current and complete.
If Lynn Thompson Books has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is misleading, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Lynn Thompson Books has the right to suspend or terminate your access to and use of this website.
To access particular pages of this website, you may need to use a username and password, which you will receive through our website registration process. It is your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of the password and account, and you are responsible for all activities that occur using your password or account. You agree to notify Lynn Thompson Books immediately of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. Lynn Thompson Books cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure or Lynn Thompson Books failure to protect your password or account information.
All items purchased from a third-party website or company are bound by their refund policy.
If you purchase a product that is processed on this website, additional terms and conditions may display alerting you to any special refund policies you should be aware of that are specific to that product.
To request a refund or a cancellation of product, the fastest way to do so is via email by email to email@example.com.
From time to time, Lynn Thompson Books may offer trial subscriptions. Should you accept such an offer, you can cancel at any time during the trial period without charge for that product. If you do not inform Lynn Thompson Books Support that you wish to cancel your subscription, then you will be billed as per the terms.
Security of Information on the Internet
You should note that information sent or received over the Internet is generally unsecured and Lynn Thompson Books cannot and does not make any representation or warranty concerning security of any communication to or from this website or any representation or warranty regarding the interception by third parties of personal or other information.
We do our best to keep Lynn Thompson Books and our websites safe, but we cannot guarantee it.
We need your help to do that, which includes the following commitments:
You will not send or otherwise post unauthorized commercial communications (such as spam) on Lynn Thompson Books
You will not collect users’ content or information, or otherwise access Lynn Thompson Books, using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers) without our permission.
You will not engage in unlawful multi-level marketing, such as a pyramid scheme, on Lynn Thompson Books
You will not upload viruses or other malicious code.
You will not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.
You will not bully, intimidate, or harass any user.
You will not post content that: is hateful, threatening, or pornographic; incites violence or contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.
You will not develop or operate a third-party application containing alcohol-related or other mature content (including advertisements) without appropriate age-based restrictions.
You will not use Lynn Thompson Books to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory.
You will not do anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working of Lynn Thompson Books, such as a denial of service attack.
You will not facilitate or encourage any violations of this Statement.
Special Provisions Applicable to Share Links
If you include our Share Link button on your website, the following additional terms apply to you:
We give you permission to use Lynn Thompson Books’S Share Link button so that users can post links or content from your website on Lynn Thompson Books
You give us permission to use and allow others to use such links and content on Lynn Thompson Books
You will not place a Share Link button on any page containing content that would violate this Statement if posted on Lynn Thompson Books
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Guidelines
Lynn Thompson Books intends to be fully compliant with the requirements applicable to it under the GDPR for all users who are located in the European Union or who are otherwise covered by its provisions.
1.00 Definitions. The following definitions are contained in the GDPR:
1.01. Binding Corporate Rules (BCRs)- a set of binding rules put in place to allow multinational companies and organizations to transfer personal data that they control from the EU to their affiliates outside the EU (but within the organization).
1.02. Biometric Data – any personal data relating to the physical, physiological, or behavioral characteristics of an individual which allows their unique identification.
1.03. Consent- freely given, specific, informed and explicit consent by statement or action signifying agreement to the processing of their personal data.
1.04. Data Concerning Health – any personal data related to the physical or mental health of an individual or the provision of health services to them.
1.05. Data Controller – the entity that determines the purposes, conditions and means of the processing of personal data.
1.06. Data Erasure – also known as the Right to be Forgotten, it entitles the data subject to have the data controller erase his/her personal data, cease further dissemination of the data, and potentially have third parties cease processing of the data.
1.07. Data Portability – the requirement for controllers to provide the data subject with a copy of his or her data in a format that allows for easy use with another controller (more info here).
1.08. Data Processor – the entity that processes data on behalf of the Data Controller
1.09. Data Subject – a natural person who is covered by or has any rights under the GDPR whose personal data is processed by a controller or processor.
1.10. Encrypted Data – personal data that is protected through technological measures to ensure that the data is only accessible/readable by those with specified access.
1.11. Genetic Data – data concerning the characteristics of an individual which are inherited or acquired which give unique information about the health or physiology of the individual.
1.12. Personal Data – any information related to a natural person or ‘Data Subject’, that can be used to directly or indirectly identify the person.
1.13. Personal Data Breach – a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful access to, destruction, misuse, etc. of personal data.
1.14. Profiling – any automated processing of personal data intended to evaluate, analyze, or predict data subject behavior.
1.15. Pseudonymisation – the processing of personal data such that it can no longer be attributed to a single data subject without the use of additional data, so long as said additional data stays separate to ensure non-attribution.
1.16. Right to be Forgotten – also known as Data Erasure, it entitles the data subject to have the data controller erase his/her personal data, cease further dissemination of the data, and potentially have third parties cease processing of the data.
1.17. Right to Access – also known as Subject Access Right, it entitles the data subject to have access to and information about the personal data that a controller has concerning them.
2.00. Data Subject gives consent to CWI to obtain Personal Data necessary to make use of CWI’s services and/or products.
2.01. Depending on the situation, CWI may act as a Data Controller, a Data Processor, or both in engagements in the EU.
2.02. CWI will obtain Consent from each Data Subject.
2.03. CWI will not collect any Biometric Data, Genetic Data or Data Concerning Health from any Data Subject without obtaining express written permission and direction from Data Subject.
2.04. CWI shall obtain the minimum personal information that would constitute Personal Data from any Data Subject.
2.05. CWI will adhere to any BCRs, including but not limited to these procedures.
2.06. CWI shall honor any Data Subject’s request for Data Erasure and the Right to be Forgotten in a timely matter.
2.07. CWI shall honor any Data Subject’s request to have his/her data provided to him or her to comport with Data Portability.
2.07. All Personal Data collected from any Data Subject shall be maintained by CWI in an Encrypted Data manner and not forwarded on or shared with anyone.
2.08. CWI shall inform the Data Subject from whom Personal Data is collected of the purposes for which the data is being collected, how long the Personal Data will be retained, and that the Data Subject has a Right to Access such Personal Data.
2.08. Any sharing by CWI of Personal Data with any permitted employees, independent contractors, or affiliates shall only be done if there has been Pseudonymisation of the Personal Data.
Special Provision Applicable to Developers/Operations of Applications and Websites
If you are a developer or operator of a Platform application or website, the following additional terms apply to you:
You are responsible for your application and its content and all uses you make of Platform.
You will not misrepresent your relationship with Lynn Thompson Books to others.
We can issue a press release describing our relationship with you.
We can change this Statement at any time without notice.
If you violate the letter or spirit of this Statement or otherwise create risk or possible legal exposure for us, we can stop providing all or part of Lynn Thompson Books to you. We will notify you by email or at the next time you attempt to access your account. You may also delete your account or disable your application at any time.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
If anyone brings a claim against us related to your actions, content or information on Lynn Thompson Books, you will indemnify and hold us harmless from and against all damages, losses, and expenses of any kind (including reasonable legal fees and costs) related to such claim.
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