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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Overview

This website http://www.brandyourcareer.com (the “Site”) is owned and operated by Brand Your Career (“COMPANY,” “we” or “us”). By using the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service and to use the Site in accordance with these Terms of Service, our Privacy Policy and any additional terms and conditions that may apply to specific sections of the Site or to services available through the Site or from COMPANY. Whenever you use this Site, our associated websites, or buy or use any of our services, then you accept these Terms and Conditions (or the Agreement). It is your responsibility to read them carefully.

Full payment to Brand Your Career is due before any work begins and will hold a client’s place in our project schedule. Client (defined as person making payment to COMPANY) understands that writing and coaching is a personalized service, and as such, payment is nonrefundable and cannot be split, or canceled except as outlined in this Terms of Service. Payment is made with a major credit card or debit card via PayPal. Client agrees that by making payment to COMPANY for services constitutes acceptance of this Terms of Service.

Intellectual Property Rights

Other than the content you own, under these Terms, COMPANY and/or its licensors own all the intellectual property rights and materials contained in this Site.

You are granted limited license only for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Site

Restrictions

You are specifically restricted from all of the following

  • publishing any Site material in any other media;
  • selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Site material;
  • publicly performing and/or showing any Site material;
  • using this Site in any way that is or may be damaging to this Site;
  • using this Site in any way that impacts user access to this Site;
  • using this Site contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in any way may cause harm to the Site, or to any person or business entity;
  • engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Site;
  • using this Site to engage in any advertising or marketing.

Certain areas of this Site are restricted from being access by you and COMPANY may further restrict access by you to any areas of this Site, at any time, in absolute discretion. Any user ID and password you may have for this Site are confidential and you must maintain confidentiality as well.

Missing Sessions

You acknowledge COMPANY time spent in reviewing your materials, preparing for and conducting client conferences or other client communications, researching and writing of career marketing materials, and providing all services, is valuable and compensable. You further acknowledge COMPANY time reserved for you and your services — which includes time taken away from other clients or uses — is valuable and compensable.

Clients are responsible for booking and keeping their own sessions. If a session time is missed it will be considered forfeited except at the sole discretion of COMPANY. Clients are responsible to call the conference line at the time of the session.

If you repeatedly cancel or reschedule appointments, then COMPANY may require you to pay a Strategy Session Deposit of $300 prior to scheduling any future appointments. This Strategy Session Deposit is refundable only if you are prepared and on time for the related appointment; otherwise, it is nonrefundable. If you refuse to pay the Strategy Session Deposit, then COMPANY will consider your refusal to be client delay, failure to provide information, or both.

Refund Policy/Forfeiture of Package

Your purchase of a service may or may not provide for any refund. Each specific, service will specify its own refund policy.

  • Career Quickstart Program can get 100% refund after the first strategy session, before written reviews of materials are provided, if Client feels program is not helping or is not the right fit.
  • Accelerate Your Career Program is nonrefundable.
  • Catapult Your Career Program can get 100% refund after second strategy session, before written reviews of materials are provided, if Client feels program is not helping or is not the right fit.
  • Brand Your Career Program can get 100% refund, minus a $100 processing fee, after second strategy session, before in-depth career history session takes place, if Client feels program is not helping or is not the right fit.

Clients who delay start of their services by 30 days from purchase, or who delay completion of their services beyond 90 days, may be subject to price increases or to additional fees to complete their services, unless otherwise agreed to by COMPANY. After one year of purchase, your payments for unused services will be considered satisfaction of administrative and other (tangible and intangible) costs associated with your delay, and those payments will not be credited toward other purchases.

Depending upon their service, clients may be required to complete homework or otherwise provide COMPANY with information. If you fail to do so, then COMPANY, at their discretion, will (a) complete your service as best they can with whatever information you did provide, (b) postpone your scheduled appointments or completion of your service until you do provide the information, (c) determine your failure to be waiver of follow up or edits to your document, (d) determine your failure to be client delay pursuant to this Paragraph, and/or (e) require additional payment tom complete your project.

Each Client is hereby advised that failure of the Client to respond within 10 business days of the receipt of the career marketing material proofs will be considered as a termination of the commissioning contract and no further work will be performed on their behalf.

No Warranties

This Site is provided “as is,” with all faults, and the COMPANY expresses no representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Site or the materials contained on this Site. Also, nothing contained on this Site shall be interpreted as advising you.

Brand Your Career does not offer legal or psychological advice. No comments or discussions should be construed as such, whether in person, via email, during a phone consultation, live seminar, or online.

Release from Guarantees

While we stand by our work and advice, the ultimate responsibility for your success is yours. We have no control over how you use or edit the documents we prepare for you; we have no control over whether or how your implement our advice.

This agreement and the production of your career marketing materials do NOT constitute a guarantee for an interview, as this is a subjective process on behalf of the employer. Brand Your Career also cannot take any responsibility for these documents once they are in the Client’s possession. Additionally, you are also agreeing to ultimately take responsibility for guaranteeing the accuracy of these documents upon receipt of the draft. Writers can make mistakes, and it is incumbent upon the client to assume all responsibility for accuracy and truthfulness in the documents produced.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall Brand Your Career, nor any of its officers, directors and employees, shall be held liable for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this Site whether such liability is under contract. Brand Your Career including its officers, directors and employees shall not be held liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Site.

Brand Your Career is not liable for information obtained from a Client that is inaccurate or incorrect. Brand Your Career does not research any information given by the client. COMPANY liability is limited to completion of work and assumes no liability after career marketing materials have been proofread and approved by the Client.

Indemnification

You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent COMPANY from and against any and/or all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses arising in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid under any applicable law, such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.

Variation of Terms

The COMPANY is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Site you are expected to review these Terms on a regular basis

Copyright

All information contained within the Site is protected under The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA”).

The DMCA provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under the U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that materials hosted by COMPANY infringe your copyright, you, or your agent may send to COMPANY a notice requesting that the material be removed or access to it be blocked. Any notification by a copyright owner or a person authorized to act on its behalf that fails to comply with requirements of the DMCA shall not be considered sufficient notice and shall not be deemed to confer upon COMPANY actual knowledge of facts or circumstances from which infringing material or acts are evident. If you believe in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, the DMCA permits you to send to Brand Your Career a counter-notice. All notices and counter notices must meet the then current statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA; see http://www.loc.gov/copyright for details. Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement or counter notices can be reached as follows: Info@brandyourcareer.com.

Assignment

The COMPANY is allowed to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification. However, you are not allowed to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.

Entire Agreement

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between The COMPANY and you in relation to your use of this Site, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings.

Governing Law & Jurisdiction

These Terms will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Illinois for the resolution of any disputes.