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(1) General Disclaimer – Emily Scott (aka “AuthorELScott”) provides the information on these pages as a public service for informational purposes only. Information contained in these pages is not intended to be, and should not be taken as, advice. All information provided through this website, on this blog or through the email subscription are provided "as-is, where-is" and without any warranties of any kind, including the warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Your use of this website does not constitute or establish a contractual relationship with Emily Scott (aka “AuthorELScott”)

(2) Third Party Information Disclaimer - Certain links on this site lead to websites controlled by other parties over whom Emily Scott (aka “AuthorELScott”) has no control. Therefore, Emily Scott makes no representation or warranty concerning the content or accuracy of third party information and expressly disclaims any liability therefore.

(3) Copyright & Trademark - This site and all the information it contains, including, but not limited to, books, articles, blog posts, designs, drawings, illustrations, photographs, videos, opinions, text, guides, trademarks, trade names, service marks and logos ("Protected Information") are the property of Emily Scott (aka “AuthorELScott”), its contributors, and licensors and is protected from unauthorized use, copying, distribution and dissemination by U.S. Copyright law, trademark law, international conventions, and other intellectual property laws. All rights reserved. You may not use our Protected Information without Emily Scott Emily Scott (aka “AuthorELScott”) express written consent.

(4) Privacy Policy - Your privacy is important to Us. Generally, any information collected on this site will not be sold or shared with third parties. Emily Scott (aka “AuthorELScott”) collects no personal identifying information (such as name and email address) through its website except when you specifically and knowingly provide the information (for example, when you sign up for our newsletter, ask to be contacted, or subscribe to services).

-Newsletter Privacy Policy

I will never share the information you provide with anyone other than the third party I use for sending my newsletters and other communications. Currently, that is Mailchimp. I’ve used them for several years now and have been consistently impressed with their dedication to customer service and security. If you wish to have a look at their documentation, here’s a link to their privacy policy. Any information you provide is used solely for the stated purpose unless you agree in advance to additional use (for example, you may be asked if you would like to be added to an email list). You may request at any time to be removed from my newsletter. There is an "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of every email. If for any reason, you cannot unsubscribe through this link, email me and I will remove you from any and all lists.

- "Cookies" Policy

Emily Scott’s website "AuthorELScott" may use "cookies" to collect information, but basic information about your computer and its connection to the Internet (for example, the name of the domain from which you access the Internet, the date and time you access the website, etc.). The generic information is collected by cookies is used only to assist in site management and development for statistical purposes. This website contains links to other websites and Emily Scott (aka “AuthorELScott”) is not responsible for the privacy policies of third party websites.

(5) Comment Policy - By posting on this site, you agree to the policies below. Please feel free to ask questions, disagree, provide alternate methods, or comment on the post as long as your comment’s content is not offensive, defamatory, abusive, or otherwise mean and inappropriate.

- Comment Privacy
You may comment anonymously or under a name/username. The email address you use to submit a comment will not be displayed on my site and will not be sold or used to contact you unless you request to be contacted.

- Ownership of Comment
You retain ownership of comments you leave on my site; you simply grant me a license to post your comments should I feel like it. This license is irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide, and royalty-free. You grant me the right to store, transmit, display, use, publish, reproduce, and distribute your comments in any format, including but not limited to a blog, in a book, in a presentation, in a class, or in a video.

I expressly disclaim any and all liability that may result from any comment you leave on this site. By commenting on this site, you agree that you retain all ownership rights for the comments you post on this site and that you will relieve me from any and all liability that may result from those postings.

(6) Permissions PolicyYou can: 

- Printing: print content off my site for non-commercial use (up to 25 copies only) as long as you include the following copyright notice: “© authorelscott.com. All rights reserved. Originally published at www.authorelscott.com.”

- Re-posting: re-post a summary of content (or an excerpt of up to 100 words) with a link back to the original content.

- Linking: link to my site or any of my public posts. I appreciate links!

You cannot (without my written permission):

- re-post my content in its entirety, especially not word for word.
- Alter or sell any content on this site without my permission.
- Translate any of my writings in to another language (because I would want to verify the accuracy of each translation.)


To request permission for any of the uses on the above “I do not allow” list, please email: emily@authorelscott.com

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us at: emily@authorelscott.com

This document was last updated on January 1, 2018