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Terms of Use

Welcome to the Andrea Anderson Polk’s website.

These Terms of Use govern your use of this website www.andreaandersonpolk.com. Please read them carefully, as by using this website you are forming a legally binding agreement and you agree to be bound by them.  If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, you should not use this Website.

 

This Website is operated by Andrea Anderson Polk LLC on behalf of Andrea Anderson Polk. Any information collected through your use of the Website is subject to the Andrea Anderson Polk Privacy Policy, which is part of these Terms of Use, and which can be found at https://www.andreaandersonpolk.com/privacypolicy

 

If you have any feedback to provide or questions about these Terms of Use, please send an email to info@andreaandersonpolk.com

 

1. Medical Advice Disclaimer

The information provided here is intended to educate individuals generally on various mental health issues.

 

This Website does not constitute the practice of counseling. Every person’s situation and experiences are different and unique.  This Website is in no way intended to replace or supplant the independent clinical judgement of a qualified healthcare professional (licensed therapist or otherwise) regarding medical care and should not be used to determine the treatment that may be right for you.  Please seek professional advice, help, and support if you are struggling to deal with any of the topics addressed on this Website.  You should always seek the advice of your health care provider with questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment. Reliance on the information on this platform is solely at your own risk.

 

NOTHING CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE CONSTITUTES PROFESSIONAL ADVICE FOR MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT.  NOR DOES USING THIS WEBSITE ESTABLISH A MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL/PATIENT OR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL/PATIENT RELATIONSHIP.  IF YOU HAVE A SERIOUS OR LIFE-THREATENING MEDICAL CONDITION, PLEASE SEE A MEDICAL OR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL IMMEDIATELY, AS THIS WEBSITE SHOULD NOT BE USED IN SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES. 

2.  Definitions

In these Terms of Use, the terms below are defined as follows:

  • “Website” refers to this website, www.andreaandersonpolk.com;

  • “User” refers to anyone who uses this Website, including general visitors;

  • “We” and “us” refers to Andrea Anderson Polk, this Website, and Baxter, Stinson, Polk, LLC;

  • “You” refers to you, the person who is entering into this Agreement to use our Website.

  • “Content” refers to all blog posts, general information, coaching services, courses, webinars, audio and/or visual presentations, e-books, handouts, and other written resources, and group coaching information available on this Website.

3.  Rules of Use

You must be at least 18 years old to use this Website. 

 

Your use of this Website is governed by applicable federal and state laws and regulations, and by these Terms of Use, which may be amended from time to time.

 

For uses of this Website for which registration is required, you will provide accurate information.

 

For uses of this Website for which payment is required, you will make payment in accordance with the terms governing that particular purchase, as explained by the applicable part of the Website.

 

You may use Content of this Website for your personal information and education. 

 

You may not make any commercial use of any Content from this Website, or any derivative works derived from Content on this Website.

4.  Use of this Website

You can browse this Website without any registration requirement. This includes reading the site and downloading certain content, such as articles in portable digital format (pdf).

 

Depending on your level of access, this Website may provide blog posts, general information, coaching services, courses, webinars, audio and/or visual presentations, e-books, handouts, and other written resources, and group coaching.

 

Permissible uses of this Website include, depending upon your level of access:

  • Signing up to receive a newsletter or notification of blog updates; 

 

  • Taking a quiz or participate in a questionnaire;

 

  • Registering for and taking a course or webinar;

 

  • Accessing audio and/or visual presentations, e-books, blog posts, and other written resources, some of which you may be able to download;

 

  • Registering for and participating in a group coaching event or program;

 

  • Submitting inquiries about possible speaking engagements for Andrea Anderson Polk;

 

  • Downloading documents from this Website. You do so at your own risk. You may use downloaded documents for non-commercial uses only; and

 

5.  Payments

If you purchase a book, register for a course or workshop, or make any other payment through this Website, acceptable payment methods are presented at our checkout page.  Unless otherwise stated, all prices are listed in United States dollars. 

 

6.  Our Intellectual Property

Content (including all blog posts, documents, and other written, audio, and visual material, and all trademarks, logos, other marks, and trade dress (collectively, “Intellectual Property”) on our Website are the property of this Website, Andrea Anderson Polk, Baxter, Stinson, Polk, LLC or of their respective owners and are protected by U.S. and international copyright and other laws. You may not make copy, distribute, upload, transmit, sell, display, disseminate, reproduce or use for any purposes any of the Intellectual Property (including without limitation content, images, or trade dress) on the Website without our prior written consent or the consent of the owner, if not us.

7.  Copyright and Trademark Infringement Notices

We have registered a Copyright Agent with the United States Copyright Office, which limits our liability under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”).  If you believe that your copyright has been infringed, please provide the following information in writing and signed electronically to our Copyright Agent at info@andreaandersonpolk.com (see 17 U.S.C. Section 512(c)(3) for further detail):

1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright.

2. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed.

3. A description of the material that you claim to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information sufficient to permit us to locate the material.

4. Information so that we can contact you, such as your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address.

5. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of a copyright that is allegedly infringed.

 

If you believe that any content or materials you posted, uploaded or submitted to the Site and that were subsequently removed from the Site, or to which access was disabled, were improperly removed or disabled, please provide the following Counter-Notification to our Copyright Agent (see 17 U.S.C. Section 512(g) for further detail):

1. Your physical or electronic signature.

2. A description of the materials that have been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the material appeared before it was removed or access to it was disabled.

3. A statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled.

4. Your name, address and telephone number, and a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the Federal District Court for the judicial district in which the address is located, and that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.

 

Although U.S. law does not provide for a similar procedure for trademark infringement, we recommend that you send us similar information to that above regarding any allegation of trademark infringement, and we will address it as soon as practicable.

8.  Representations, Warranties, and Limitation of Liability

THIS WEBSITE MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO ITS MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  BY USING THE WEBSITE, YOU RELEASE US FROM ANY LIABILITY IN RELATION TO OR ARISING FROM THIS AGREEMENT OR OUR WEBSITE, FOR REASONS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, FAILURE OF OUR WEBSITE, UNTIMELY DELIVERY, NEGLIGENCE, OR ANY OTHER TORT.  TO THE EXTENT THAT APPLICABLE LAW RESTRICTS THIS RELEASE OF LIABILITY, WE ARE LIABLE TO YOU ONLY FOR THE MINIMUM AMOUNT OF DAMAGES THAT THE LAW RESTRICTS OUR LIABILITY TO, IF SUCH A MINIMUM EXISTS.

 

IN NO EVENT WILL ANDREA ANDERSON POLK; BAXTER, STINSON, POLK, LLC; OR THIS WEBSITE BE LIABLE (A) FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, (B) RELATING TO ANY CONTENT OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE, OR (C) IN CONNECTION WITH ANY THIRD-PARTY CONTENT OR MATERIALS (INCLUDING USER MATERIALS) OR THE DEFAMATORY, INFRINGING, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY.

 

THIS WEBSITE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY FAILURE ON THE PART OF A PAYMENT PROCESSOR TO DIRECT PAYMENTS TO THE CORRECT DESTINATION, OR ANY ACTIONS ON THEIR PART IN PLACING A HOLD ON YOUR FUNDS.

 

WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIMS OR DAMAGES ARISING FROM ANY TEMPORARY OR PERMANENT INABILITY TO ACCESS OUR WEBSITE, FOR ANY REASON. 

 

NOTHING IN THE PROVISIONS OF THIS “REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES” SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO LIMIT THE GENERALITY OF THE FIRST PARAGRAPH OF THIS SECTION.

9.  Indemnity

By using this Website, you agree to indemnify and hold us harmless for any claims by you or any third party arising from or relating to your use of the Website or this Agreement, including any damages caused by your use of our Website.  You also agree that you have a duty to defend us against such claims and we may require you to pay reasonable attorneys’ fees for an attorney(s) of our choice, court costs, and disbursements in such cases.  In the event of a claim such as one described in this paragraph, we may elect to settle with the party/parties making the claim, and you shall be liable for the damages as though we had proceeded with a trial.

10.  Applicable Law

These Terms of Use shall in all respects be governed by the laws of the State of Maryland regardless of the laws that might be applicable under principles of conflicts of law. The offer and acceptance of these Terms of Use are deemed to have occurred in the State of Maryland. You agree to personal jurisdiction by and venue in state and federal courts located in Maryland.    

11.  Injunctive Relief

In the event that you breach, or appear likely to breach, these Term, you acknowledge that Andrea Anderson Polk and this Website will be severely and irreparably damaged and that such damage may be difficult to quantify. Accordingly, Andrea Anderson Polk and/or this Website may apply to any court of competent jurisdiction for injunctive or other equitable relief to stop your breach or your threat of breach without impairing our rights to any other appropriate relief.

12.  Amendments

We reserve the right to amend these Terms of Use from time to time. Updated Terms of Use will be posted on the Website.  Your continued use of our Website shall constitute your acceptance of any such amendments.

 

Baxter, Stinson, Polk, LLC on behalf of Andrea Anderson Polk

1929 Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard

Annapolis, Maryland  21409

 

Effective Date:  July 12, 2021