Privacy and Terms of Use

Effective May 19, 2018

Use of Keep It Chic (“KIC”) is subject to the following Privacy Policies. These policies apply to all site visitors, customers, and all other users of the site. By using the Site or Service, you consent to the practices described in these policies, without modification, and acknowledge reading it. We may change these policies from time to time. If we make any changes, we will notify you by revising the “Effective” date at the top of this page You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review these policies regularly and to be aware of any modifications. Changes to these policies will appear on this page. If you have questions, you may contact us at info@keepitchic.com.

Who We Are

KIC (published at keepitchic.com) is owned and operated by Preston Davis Inc (“PDI”).

Your Data

While using KIC there are two types of data that may be collected from your visit — personal & anonymous.

Personal Information

KIC does not require you to register to use the site. The only times we ask for any specific personal data is information you voluntarily provide to us while interacting with the site. The information you provide is used to engage in community discussions (i.e…comments), send periodic emails (i.e..newsletters), and improve the site experience & services (i.e.. site analytics). We may share your information with trusted third parties who perform services on our behalf in operating the website, conducting our business and servicing clients and visitors. These parties assist in fulfilling the features & services offered on the site and agree to keep this information confidential. Your personal information will never be shared with unrelated third parties. We do not sell, license, or otherwise disclose any of your personal information to 3rd parties.

If you provide us with your personal information, you will be deemed to have consented to the collection, use and disclosure of such information as described in these policies.

Examples:

  • When you leave comments on the site we collect your name, email address and consent in order to reduce automated spam and/or to contact you about your comment if needed.
  • Your IP address and browser user agent string (this tells what kind of browser you are using & version) is captured and is commonly used to reduce automated spam and to better the experience for users of the site through analytics.
  • Email Newsletter sign up requires your first name, email address & consent. Mailchimp is our email service provider and they house this data on our behalf. You may read their data policies here. You may opt-out of any email signup at any time either through the link at the bottom of the newsletters or by contacting us at info@keepitchic.com

Anonymous Data

We may record information relating to your use of the Site, such as the searches you undertake, the pages you view, your browser type, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp information. This information is used for site usage analytics that allows us to improve the site’s performance, identify & resolve potential undesired behavior, and understand general user behavior & demographics. There is no identifiable personal information used in these processes

Updating/Removing Your Information

You may access, correct or request removal of your personal information and privacy preferences by contacting us via email at info@keepitchic.com.

Opting Out of Emails

As noted above, Mailchimp is our email service provider and they house this data on our behalf. You may read their data policies here.

Security

While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personally identifiable information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or receive from us. You acknowledge that the personal information you voluntarily share with us through KIC could be accessed or tampered with by a third party. No exchange of data over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. You agree that we are not responsible for any intercepted information shared through KIC without our knowledge or permission. Additionally, you release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of such intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.

Third Party Links

Other sites accessible through our site via links or otherwise have separate and independent privacy policies. We are not responsible or liable for the content and activities of these linked sites but we do make the best effort to ensure all are GDPR compliant.

 

Cookies

The term “cookies” refers to small pieces of information that a website sends to your browser while you are viewing the site. Cookies help a website determine that a particular browser or user has previously visited the site and helps the site save and remember any preferences that may have been set while the user was browsing the site. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay in your browser until you delete them). You have the ability to accept or decline cookies using your web browser settings. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the site may not work properly or at all. For more information on cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

KIC uses cookies for the following purposes:

  • Website Analytics
  • Email marketing & list maintenance
  • Social sharing services, such as Facebook
  • User activity, such as commenting on articles

If you require a full identifiable list of the cookies by name please contact us at info@keepitchic.com.

 

Disclaimer

This disclaimer governs your use of KIC and PDI. By using this website, you accept this disclaimer in full. If you disagree with any part of this disclaimer, do not use KIC.

You are responsible for all of your activity in connection with the Services and accessing KIC. The Website is not responsible for the content of linked sites.

All information and resources found on KIC and PDI. are based on our opinions, unless otherwise noted. All posts and content on this blog are for personal educational and informational purposes only. KIC and PDI shall have no liability for claims by, or damages of any kind whatsoever to, a user of this website or any other person for a decision or action taken in reliance on the information or opinions contained on this website.

Further, KIC may periodically feature sponsored content as well as affiliation links. Sponsored content will be labeled as such. Though we may be compensated for sponsored content, all opinions are our own.

While every attempt is made to properly credit images, occasionally sources are incorrect or unknown. Please send us an email at info@keepitchic.com if an image is not credited properly so that the correction can be made. Additionally, if there is an image on KIC that belongs to you, and you do not wish for it to appear on this site, please email us directly with a link to said image and it will be promptly removed. Thank you.

 

Terms and Conditions

By visiting keepitchic.com, you are consenting to our terms and conditions.

The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to KIC and PDI. The term the “Site” refers to keepitchic.com. The terms “user,” “you,” and “your” refer to site visitors, customers, and any other users of the site.

The term “Service” refers to any blog posts, tutorials, advice, and downloads, available on the site to help find, browse and shop products or visually inspire information related to categories on the site which may include fashion, beauty, travel, decorating or lifestyle suggestions.

Among other things, these Terms and Conditions describe the user’s responsibilities and limit KIC and PDI’s liability. Before using any of the Services, please read all these Terms and Conditions and the Site carefully. In the event of any conflict between these Terms and Conditions and any other provisions set forth in the Site, these Terms Conditions will control.

Use of This Site and Service

To access or use the Site, you must be 18 years of age or older and have the requisite power and authority to enter into these Terms and Conditions. By using the Site or Service, you agree to these Terms and Conditions, without modification, and acknowledge reading them. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you must not use the Site or the Services. These Terms and Conditions include KIC and PDI.’s privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) that is posted on the Site.

Information provided on the Site is subject to change. While KIC uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up to date information on the Site, it makes no representations or warranties that the information provided, regardless of its source (the “Content”), is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. KIC and PDI. disclaims all liability and responsibility for any inaccuracy, error, or omissions in the Content. Pricing and descriptions of products referenced on the Site are subject to change and correction without notice.

Changes to Terms of Service

KIC and PDI. may at any time and at its sole discretion revise, change or modify these Terms and Conditions, in whole or in part, by updating this page. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current Terms and Conditions to which you are bound. Your continued use of the Site and the Services following KIC and PDI’s posting of any changes will constitute the user’s acceptance of such changes.

KIC and PDI may also at any time and at its sole discretion, change, modify, suspend or discontinue any content, features or aspect of the Site and/or impose limits on certain features, content or aspects and/or services and/or restrict access to parts or the entire Site without notice or liability.

User Information

In order to use the Site, you may be required to provide information about yourself (primarily your name and email address). You agree that any information you give to KIC and PDI. will always be accurate, up to date and complete. You must not impersonate someone else or provide account information or an email address other than your own.

Lawful Purposes

You may use the Site and Service for lawful purposes only. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, abusive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law or any material that violates, plagiarizes or infringes the rights of third parties including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, rights of privacy or publicity or any other proprietary right.

Refusal of Service

We reserve the right to refuse service to any person or entity, without the obligation to assign reason for doing so. We reserve the right to refuse any and all current and future use of the Site.

Restrictions on Rights to Use

You are authorized to use the Site and Services solely for your own use and you agree not to act on behalf of a third-party. Furthermore, you shall not:

  • collect and use any personally identifiable information, including member names from the Site, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Site for any commercial solicitation purposes;
  • distribute personal information of others to third-parties for marketing purposes
  • remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices contained in or on the Site;
  • create or transmit unwanted electronic communications such as “spam” to other users or members of the Site or otherwise interfere with other user’s or member’s enjoyment of the Site and/or Services;
  • transmit any viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses or other forms of computer code that is of a destructive nature;
  • use the Site or Services to violate the security of any computer network;
  • copy, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, re-post, communicate, simulate, use or store any content offered on the Site for other than your personal, non-commercial use.

Material You Submit to the Site

You shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on the Site any artwork, photos, or other materials (collectively “Materials”) protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right without the express written permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right, and the burden of determining that any Materials are not so protected rests entirely with you. You shall be liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, or other proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission. For all Materials submitted by you to the Site, you automatically represent or warrant that you have the authority to use and distribute the Materials, and that the use or display of the Materials will not violate any laws, rules, regulations, or rights of third parties. KIC and PDI does not endorse any user submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and KIC and PDI expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with user submissions. KIC and PDI reserves the right to remove user submissions without prior notice and may terminate a user’s access to the Site, if they are determined to be repeat offenders. KIC and PDI also reserves the right to decide whether user submissions are appropriate and complies with these Terms of Service.

Any communication, materials or ideas transmitted by you to the Site or KIC and PDI by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like, is and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post may be used by KIC and PDI. for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, re-transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Furthermore, KIC and PDI. is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication sent by you to the Site for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing and marketing services using such information.

Our Intellectual Property

You may download material displayed on the Site for non-commercial; personal use only, provided you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. You may not, however, copy, distribute, store, modify, transmit, reuse, re-post, communicate, simulate, or use the content of the Site, including but not limited to, the text, images, audio, and video for public or commercial purposes without the prior written consent of KIC and PDI.

You should assume that everything you see or read on the Site, including, but not limited to, all information, content, arrangement and layout available on the Site, including, but not limited to, its “look and feel,” the trademarks, service marks, packaging designs, product designs, text, art, graphics, images, screen shots, music, logos, button icons, digitally downloadable files, data compilation and software, and the compilation and organization thereof (collectively, the “Web Content”) belongs to KIC and PDI. or our affiliates, partners or licensors, unless otherwise noted, and is protected by U.S. and international laws, including laws governing copyrights and trademarks.

The trademarks, logos, slogans and service marks (collectively the “Trademarks”) displayed on the Site are registered and unregistered Trademarks of KIC and PDI. and others in the United States and other countries, and are protected by United States and international trademark laws. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppels, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark displayed on the Site without the prior written consent of KIC and PDI. or such third party that may own the Trademarks displayed on the Site. Your use of the Trademarks displayed on the Site, or any other content on the Site, except as provided in these Terms and Conditions, is strictly prohibited. You are also advised that KIC and PDI. will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including, without limitation, the seeking of criminal prosecution against any infringer.

KIC and PDI’s trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not KIC and PDI’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among consumers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits KIC and PDI.

The Site may also contain references to other company, brand and product names. These company, brand and product names are used herein for identification purposes only and may be the trademarks of their respective owners. KIC and PDI. may be, but is not necessarily sponsored by or affiliated with any of owners of the other company, brand and product names appearing on the Site, and makes no representations about them, their owners, their products or services. KIC and PDI. neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on the Site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with KIC and PDI..

We reserve the right to immediately remove you from the Service, without refund, if you are caught violating this intellectual property policy.

Changed Terms

We reserve the right to update any portion of our Site and Service, including these Terms and Conditions, at any time without prior notice. If we make any changes, we will notify you by revising the “Effective” date at the bottom of the Terms and Conditions. Your use of the Site and Service following such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by these Terms and Conditions as changed. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Site and the Terms and Conditions to be aware of any modifications.

Limitation of Liability

Your use of and browsing in KIC and PDI are at your risk. Neither KIC and PDI nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of your access to, or use of, the Site or any features on the Site or your inability to use or access the Site. Without limiting the foregoing, THE SITE AND ALL CONTENTS THEREOF, EXCEPT WHERE EXPRESSLY STATED OTHERWISE ARE PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Additionally, KIC and PDI. is not liable for damages in connection with (i) any failure of performance, error, omission, denial of service, attack, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, or line or system failure; (ii) loss of revenue, anticipated profits, business, savings, goodwill or data; and (iii) third party theft of, destruction of, unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of your information or property, regardless of our negligence, gross negligence, failure of an essential purpose and whether such liability arises in negligence, contract, tort, or any other theory of legal liability. The foregoing applies even if KIC and PDI. has been advised of the possibility of or could have foreseen the damages. In those states that do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for the damages, our liability is limited to the fullest possible extent permitted by law.

Third Party Resources

This Site may contain links to other websites or resources not maintained or related to KIC and PDI. These links are provided as a service to users and do not constitute an endorsement or sponsorship or affiliation with the Site or KIC and PDI. If you decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to the Site, you do so entirely at your own risk. KIC and PDI may not have reviewed any or all of the websites or resources linked to the Site and is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or any other sites or resources linked to the Site. Your linking to any other off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk. KIC and PDI may not be affiliated or associated with sponsors or producers of any websites that hyperlink to or from the Site, and KIC and PDI does not endorse or make any representations or warranties whatsoever with respect to any content appearing on such websites or completeness, or accuracy of these links or the sites hyper-linked to this web site. Information you submit at a third-party site accessible from these sites is subject to the terms of that website’s privacy policy, and KIC and PDI has no control over how your information is collected, used, or otherwise handled. The links and resources are to be accessed at your own risk.

Indemnification

You shall indemnify and hold us harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, settlements, liabilities, costs, charges, assessments, and expenses, as well as third party claims and causes of action, including, without limitation, attorney’s fees, arising out of any breach by you of any of these Terms and Conditions, or any use by you of the Site or Service. You shall provide us with such assistance, without charge, as we may request in connection with any such defense, including, without limitation, providing us with such information, documents, records, and reasonable access to you, as we deem necessary. You shall not settle any third party claim or waive any defense without our prior written consent.