Please read these Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy carefully before using this Website.

Terms and Conditions

The Website and its Content is owned by The Curly Haired Chica LLC (“Company”, “we”, or “us”). The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of our Website.

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. We reserve the right to change these Terms and Conditions on the Website from time to time, and by using the Website and its Content 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 our Website or its Content.

Website Use and Consent

The words, design, layout, graphics, photos, images, information, materials, documents, data, databases and all other information and intellectual property accessible on or through this Website (“Content”) is our property and is protected by United States intellectual property laws.

Whether you use this Website or its Content as a casual visitor, guest, registered user, licensee, client, customer, or purchaser, or in any other capacity, you are agreeing to all of the terms which are clearly outlined below.

Please note that if you have purchased a service, program, product or subscription or otherwise entered into a separate agreement with us you will also be governed by the terms of that agreement or those terms of use, which shall prevail in the event of a conflict. Online purchases have additional terms of use relating to the transaction as indicated.

We try to ensure that the availability of this Website and its Content 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. Of course, we try to limit the frequency and duration of any suspension or restriction.

Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of Content provided or through this Website, the Website and its Content may inadvertently contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. This Website and its Content may be changed or updated without notice, and we assume no responsibility for errors or omissions on the Website, its Content, or in other information referenced by or linked to the site.

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

Intellectual Property Rights

Our Limited License to You. This Website and its Content is property solely owned by us and/or our affiliates or licensors, unless otherwise noted, and it is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws.

If you view, purchase or access our Website or any of its Content, you will be considered our Licensee. For the avoidance of doubt, you are granted a revocable, non-transferable license for personal, non-commercial use only, limited to you only.

This means that when you purchase or access our Website or any of its Content, you expressly agree that you will not copy, duplicate or steal our Website or Content.

Doing anything with our Website or its Content that is contrary to these Terms and Conditions and the limited license we are providing to you herein is considered outright stealing and theft, and we reserve our right to prosecute theft to the full extent of the law. 

As a Licensee, you understand and acknowledge that this Website and its Content have been developed or obtained by us through the investment of significant time, effort and expense, and that this Website and its Content are valuable, special and unique assets of ours which need to be protected from improper and unauthorized use. 

Therefore, we clearly state that you may not use this Website or its Content in a manner that constitutes an infringement of our rights or that has not been authorized by us.

You are permitted from time to time to download and/or print one copy of individual pages of the Website or its Content, for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you give us full attribution and credit by name, keep intact all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices and, if used electronically, you must include the link back to the Website page from which the Content was obtained. 

You may not in any way at any time use, copy, adapt, imply or represent that our Website or its Content is yours or created by you.

By downloading, printing, or otherwise using our Website Content for personal use you in no way assume any ownership rights of the Content – it is still our property.

You must receive our written permission before using any of our Website Content for your own business use or before sharing with others. This means that you may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, translate, sell, market, create derivative works, exploit, or distribute in any manner or medium (including by email, website, link or any other electronic means) any Website Content because that is considered stealing our work.  In other words, you are clearly forbidden from doing any of the foregoing for your own business or commercial use, or for use in any way that earns you money, unless we give you written permission to do so. We are granting you a limited license to enjoy our Website and its Content for your own personal use, not for you to use in your own business or in any that earns you money, unless we give you written permission that you may do so.

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

The trademarks and logos displayed on our Website or its Content are trademarks belonging to us, unless otherwise indicated. Any use including framing, meta tags or other text utilizing these trademarks, or other trademarks displayed, is strictly prohibited without our written permission.

Your License to Us. By posting or submitting any material on or through our Website such as comments, posts, photos, images or videos or other contributions, you are representing that you are the owner of all such materials and you are eighteen (18) years of age or older.

Please be aware that when you submit to us or post any comment, photo, image, video or any other submission for use on or through our Website, 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 contributions, in whole or in part, in any manner or medium, now known or developed in the future, for any purpose, and granting us the right to make it part of our Website and its Content. This right includes granting us use or exploitation of proprietary rights or intellectual property rights like copyright, trademark, service mark, trade secrets, patent rights or any other of your intellectual property rights under any relevant jurisdiction without any further permission from you or compensation by us to you.

You also grant us, and anyone authorized by us, the right to identify you as the author of any of your comments, posts, photos, images, videos or other contributions by name, email address, or screen name. You acknowledge that we have the right but not the obligation to use and display any contributions from you of any kind and that we may elect to cease the use and display of any such contributions on our Website or in our Content, in whole or in part, at any time for any reason whatsoever.

Limitations on Linking and Framing

You may establish a hypertext link to our Website or Content so long as the link does not state or imply any sponsorship, endorsement by, or ownership by in our Website or Content and does not state or imply that we are have sponsored, endorsed or have ownership rights in your website. However, you may not frame or inline link our Content without our written permission.

Obtaining Our Permission

Any request for written permission to use our Content, or any other intellectual property or property belonging to us, should be made BEFORE you wish to use the Content by completing the “Contact Us” form on this Website, or by sending an e-mail to contact@michellevinabaltsas.com.

We very clearly state that you may not use any Content in any way that is contrary to these Terms and Conditions unless we have given you specific written permission to do so. If you are granted permission by us, you agree to use the specific Content that we allow and ONLY in the ways for which we have given you our written permission. If you choose to use the Content in ways that we do not specifically give you written permission, you agree now that you will be treated as if you had copied, duplicated and/or stolen such Content from us, and you consent to immediately stop using such Content and to take whatever actions as we may request and by the methods and in the time frame that we prescribe to protect our intellectual property and ownership rights in our Website and its Content.

Disclaimer

As a Licensee, you agree that you are using your own judgment in using this Website and its Content at your own risk.

We take every precaution to protect our Website and its Content. However, due to the nature of the Internet, we cannot completely ensure or warrant the security of the Content or the contributions or information transmitted to us on or through our Website or its Content. Submitting contributions or information on our through our Website or Content is done entirely at your own risk. We make no assurances about our ability to prevent any such loss or damage to you or to any other person, company or entity arising out of use of our Website or its Content and you agree that you are assuming such risk.

WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES AS TO OUR WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENT. YOU AGREE THAT THE WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENT IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE OR CONTENT WILL BE FUNCTIONAL, UNINTERRUPTED, CORRECT, ACCURATE, TIMELY, RELIABLE OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT ANY PART OF THE WEBSITE, CONTENT ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

You agree at all times to defend, indemnify and hold harmless our Company, as well as any of our affiliates, agents, contractors, officers, directors, shareholders, employees, joint venture partners, successors, transferees, assignees, and licensees, as applicable, from and against any and all claims, causes of action, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, including legal fees and expenses, arising out of or related to our Website, its Content or your breach of any obligation, warranty, representation or covenant set forth in these Terms and Conditions or in any other agreement with us.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, we will be not be liable to you for damages or refunds, or for any other recourse, should our Website or its Content become unavailable or access to the Website or its Content becomes slow or incomplete due to any reason, such as system back-up procedures, internet traffic volume, upgrades, overload of requests to the servers, general network failures or delays, or any other cause which may from time to time make our Website or its Content inaccessible to you.

This Website and its Content is for informational and educational purposes only. You assume all risks and no results are guaranteed in any way related to this Website and/or any of its Content. This Website and its Content are merely to provide you with education and tools to help you make your own decisions for yourself. You are solely responsible for your actions, decisions and results based on the use or non-use of this Website or any of its Content.

This Website and its Content are not to be perceived as or relied upon in any way as medical advice or mental health advice. The information provided through our Website or Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment that can be provided by your own physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, therapist, counselor, mental health practitioner, licensed dietitian or nutritionist, spiritual counselor, or any other licensed or registered health care professional. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking professional advice because of information you have read on this Website, its Content, or received from us. Do not stop taking any medications without speaking to your physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, mental health provider or other health care professional. If you have or suspect that you have a medical or mental health issue, contact your own health care provider promptly.  We are not providing health care, medical or nutrition therapy services or attempting to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure in any manner whatsoever any physical ailment, or any mental or emotional issue, disease or condition. We are not giving medical, psychological, or religious advice whatsoever.

This Website and its Content are not to be perceived or relied upon in any way as business, financial or legal advice. The information provided through our Website and its Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice that can be provided by your own accountant, lawyer, or financial advisor. We are not giving financial or legal advice in any way. You are hereby advised to consult with your own accountant, lawyer or financial advisor for any and all questions and concerns you have regarding your own income and taxes pertaining to your specific financial and/or legal situation. You agree that we are not responsible for your earnings, the success or failure of your business decisions, the increase or decrease of your finances or income level, or any other result of any kind that you may have as a result of information presented to you through our Website or its Content. You are solely responsible for your results.

By using our Website or its Content, in any way or for any reason, you also implicitly agree to our full Disclaimer and Privacy Policy which may be found on our Website.

Limitation of Liability.

We will not be held responsible or liable in any way for this Website or its Content.  In no event will we be liable to you, or to any other person, company or entity, for any type of damages, including direct, indirect, special, incidental, equitable or consequential damages, for any use of or reliance on our Website, its Content, or on any other individual, company or entity affiliated with us in any way.  We do not assume liability for accidents, delays, injuries, harm, loss, damage, death, lost profits, personal or business interruptions, misapplication of information, physical or mental disease or condition or issue, any type of loss or damage or otherwise, due to any act or default by us or anyone acting as our affiliates, agents, contractors, officers, directors, shareholders, employees, joint venture partners, successors, transferees, assignees, and licensees, or otherwise affiliated with the Company as related to this Website and its Content.

Indemnification and Release of Claims.

You hereby fully and completely hold harmless, indemnify and release the Company and any of our owners, employees, shareholders, directors, staff, consultants, agents, affiliates, or anyone else affiliated with our business, from any and all liability, damages, claims; including but not limited to those related to lost profits, personal or business interruptions, personal injuries, accidents, misapplication of information, physical or mental disease or condition or issue, or any type of loss or damage or otherwise, even if I am expressly advised in advance of the possibility of such damages or difficulties. You agree that you fully and completely hold harmless, indemnify and release us from any and all causes of action, allegations, suits, sums of money, claims, demands whatsoever, in law or equity that may arise in the past, present or future in any way related to the use, non-use or improper use of our Website and its Content, even if we are advised beforehand of the possibility of such damages. You specifically acknowledge and agree that we are not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of you or of any other user or licensee of our Website or its Content. If you are dissatisfied with our Website, its content, or these Terms and Conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Website immediately.

You are solely liable and responsible for any actions, errors, omissions, or consequences related to the use of this Website and/or its Content.

Third Party Links

On or through this Website or its Content, we may provide links and pointers to other websites maintained by third parties which may take you outside of our Website and its Content. These links are provided for your convenience and the inclusion of any link in our Website or its Content does not imply endorsement, sponsorship, or approval by us to the linked Website or its owner, operator or content. We have no control over the contents or functionality of those Websites and so we accept no responsibility for any loss, damage, or otherwise that may arise from your use of them. It is your responsibility to review the terms and conditions and privacy policies of those linked websites to confirm that you understand and agree with those policies.

Therefore, we do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any other website or its content. Furthermore, we do not endorse and we are not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made on any linked website.

Your Conduct

You are agreeing that you will not use our Website or its Conduct in any way that causes or is likely to cause the Website, Content, or access to either to be interrupted, damaged or impaired in any way. You understand that you are solely responsible for all electronic communications and content sent from your computer to this Website and its Content and to us.

You must use the Website and its Content for lawful purposes only.  You must not use the Website for any of the following:

  • For fraudulent purposes or in connection with a criminal offence or otherwise carry out any unlawful activity
  • To send, use or re-use any material that is illegal, offensive, abusive, indecent, harmful, defamatory, obscene or menacing, abusive, threatening, objectionable, invasive of privacy, in breach of confidence, infringing of any intellectual property rights, or that may otherwise may injure others,
  • To send, negatively impact, or infect our Website or its Content with software viruses or any other harmful or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings or any spam, whether intended or not.
  • To cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety
  • To impersonate any third party or otherwise mislead as to the origin of your contributions
  • To reproduce, duplicate, copy or resell any part of our Website or its Content in a way that is not in compliance with these Terms and Conditions or any other agreement with us.

Online Commerce

Certain sections of the Website or its Content may allow you to make purchases. If you make a purchase from us on or through our Website or its Content, all information obtained during your purchase or transaction and all of the information that you give as part of the transaction, such as your name, address, method of payment, credit card number, and billing information, may be collected by both us and our payment processing company.

If you make a purchase from one of our affiliates, or any other individual or company through a link provided on or through our Website or its Content (“Merchant”), all information obtained during your purchase or transaction and all of the information that you give as part of the transaction, such as your credit card number and contact information, may be collected by the merchant and their payment processing company as well. Your participation, correspondence or business dealings with any affiliate, individual or company found on or through our Website, all purchase terms, conditions, representations or warranties associated with payment, refunds,  and/or delivery related to your purchase, are solely between you and the Merchant. You agree that we shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, damage, refunds, or other matters of any sort that incurred as the result of such dealings with a Merchant.

Payment processing companies and Merchants may have privacy and data collection practices that are different from ours. We have no responsibility or liability for these independent policies of the payment processing companies and Merchants. In addition, when you make certain purchases through our Website or its Content, you may be subject to the additional terms and conditions of a payment processing company, Merchant or us that specifically apply to your purchase. For more information regarding a Merchant and its terms and conditions that may apply, visit that merchant’s Website and click on its information links or contact the Merchant directly.

You agree to only purchase goods or services for yourself or for another person for whom you are legally permitted to do so or for whom you have obtained the express consent to provide their name, address, method of payment, credit card number, and billing information.

You agree to be financially responsible for all purchases made by you or someone acting on your behalf through the Website or its Content. You agree to use the Website and its Content for legitimate, non-commercial purposes only and not for speculative, false, fraudulent, or illegal purposes.

You release us, our affiliates, our payment processing company, and Merchants from any damages that you incur, and agree not to assert any claims against us or them, arising from your purchase through or use of our Website or its Content.

Termination

We reserve the right in our sole discretion to refuse or terminate your access to the Website and its Content, in full or in part, at any time without notice. In the event of cancellation or termination, you are no longer authorized to access the part of the Website or Content affected by such cancellation or termination. The restrictions imposed on you in these Terms and Conditions with respect to the Website and its Content will still apply now and in the future, even after termination by you or us.

If you have any questions about these Terms and Conditions, please contact us at contact@michellevinabaltsas.com.

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Consent

Use of any information or contribution that you provide to us, or which is collected by us on or through our Website or its Content is governed by this Privacy Policy. By using our Website or its Content, you consent to this Privacy Policy.

Submission, Storage and Sharing of Personal Data

To use our Website or its Content, we may seek personal data including your name, e-mail address, street address, city, state, billing information, or other personally identifying information, or you may offer or provide a comment, photo, image, video or any other submission to us when visiting or interacting with our Website and its Content (“Information”). By providing such Information to us, you grant us permission to use and store such Information. We, in turn, will use our best efforts to keep such Information safe and secure.

Your Information is stored through by us internally or through a data management system. Your Information will only be accessed by those who help to obtain, manage or store that Information, or who have a legitimate need to know such Information.
There may be an occasion where we may ask for demographic information such as gender or age, but if you choose not to provide such data and information, you may still use the Website and its Content, but you may not be able to use those services where demographic information may be required.

Confidentiality

We aim to keep the Information that you share with us confidential.  Please note that we may disclose such Information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to protect and defend our rights or property or those of our users or licensees, to act as immediately necessary in order to protect the personal safety or rights of our users or the public, or to investigate or respond to any real or perceived violation of this Privacy Policy or of our Disclaimer, Terms and Conditions, or any other terms of use or agreement with us.

Note that whenever you voluntarily make your Information available for viewing by others online through this Website or its Content, the Information can be seen, collected and used by others, and therefore, we cannot be responsible for any unauthorized or improper use of the Information that you voluntarily share.

Passwords

To use certain features of the Website or its Content, you may need a username and password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the username and password, and you are responsible for all activities, whether by you or by others, that occur under your username or password and within your account. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized or improper use of your username or password or any other breach of security. To help protect against unauthorized or improper use, make sure that you log out at the end of each session requiring your username and password.

It is your responsibility to protect your own username and password from disclosure to others. We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to protect your username, password or account information. If you share your username or password with others,, they may be able to obtain access to your personal information at your own risk.

By using our Website you agree to enter true and accurate information on the Website and its Content. If you enter a bogus email address we have the right to immediately inactivate your account.

We will use our best efforts to keep your username and password(s) private and will not otherwise share your password(s) without your consent, except as necessary when the law requires it or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary, particularly when disclosure is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to others or interfering with our rights or property.

Unsubscribe

You may unsubscribe to our e-newsletters or updates at any time through the unsubscribe link at the footer of all e-mail communications.

We manage e-mail lists through a list management system. Unsubscribing from one list managed by us will not necessarily remove you from all publication email lists. If you have questions or are experiencing problems unsubscribing, please contact us at contact@michellevinabaltsas.com.

Anti-Spam Policy

We have a no spam policy and provide you with the ability to opt-out of our communications by selecting the unsubscribe link at the footer of all e-mails. We have taken the necessary steps to ensure that we are compliant with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 by never sending out misleading information. We will not sell, rent or share your email address.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We do not collect any information from anyone under 18 years of age in compliance with COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act), and our Website and its Content is directed to individuals who are at least 18 years old or older.

Anonymous Data Collection and Use

To maintain our Website’s high quality, we may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer the Website by identifying which areas of the Website are most heavily used, and to display content according to your preferences. Your IP address is the number assigned to computers connected to the Internet. This is essentially “traffic data” which cannot personally identify you, but is helpful to us for marketing purposes and for improving our services. Traffic data collection does not follow a user’s activities on any other Websites in any way. Anonymous traffic data may also be shared with business partners and advertisers on an aggregate basis.

Use of “Cookies”

We may use the standard “cookies” feature of major web browsers. We do not set any personally identifiable information in cookies, nor do we employ any data-capture mechanisms on our Website other than cookies. You may choose to disable cookies through your web browser’s settings. However, disabling this function may diminish your experience on the Website and some features may not work as intended. We have no access to or control over any information collected by other individuals, companies or entities whose website or materials may be linked to our Website or its Content.

Privacy Policies of Third Party Links

We have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of any other individual, company or entity whose website or materials may be linked to our Website or its Content, and thus we cannot be held liable for the privacy of the information on their website or that you voluntarily share with their Website. Please review their privacy policies for guidelines as to how they respectively store, use and protect the privacy of your Information.

Assignment of Rights

In the event of an assignment, sale, joint venture, or other transfer of some or all of our assets, you agree we can assign, sell, license or transfer any information that you have provided to us. Please note, however, that any purchasing party is prohibited from using the Information submitted to us under this Privacy Policy in a manner that is materially inconsistent with this Privacy Policy without your prior consent.

Notification of Changes

We may use your contact information to inform you of changes to the Website or its Content, or, if requested, to send you additional information about us.  We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter our Website, its Content and this Privacy Policy at any time. Such changes and/or modifications shall become effective immediately upon posting our updated Privacy Policy.  Please review this Privacy Policy periodically. Continued use of any of information obtained through or on the Website or its Content following the posting of changes and/or modifications constitutes acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at contact@michellevinabaltsas.com.