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The advice and interactions presented on this website and in our products and services are solely for informational and educational purposes in the area of improving business and leadership.
The information supplied is meant to serve as a tool for self-help for personal use at your own discretion in conjunction with lawyers, tax professionals, accountants, or other licensed professionals.
The Leadership Companion® and Rachel Bouman are not licensed to provide legal, financial or tax advice.
The author assumes no responsibility for any circumstances arising out of the use, abuse, interpretation, or application of any information supplied on this website or in our programs. You understand and acknowledge that you are in the best position to evaluate how our information will impact your personal set of circumstances, including known and unknown risks. If you use or rely upon our information, you acknowledge that you do so voluntarily.
Our role is to support and assist you in reaching your career and leadership goals, but your success depends on your own effort, motivation, commitment, follow-through and ability to invest in complementary products and services.
You alone are solely and personally responsible for your results, and your background, dedication, desire, employment history, life experience, individual capacity, starting point, and expertise will impact your results.
Application of the principles outlined here may vary from person to person and you accept the risk that your results may be different. We cannot and do not guarantee that you will attain a particular result.
Do not disregard professional advice or delay seeking professional advice because of information you have read on this website or received from us.
We are not licensed financial professionals. We do not provide investment recommendations or advice.
We advise you to speak with your own licensed financial planner before establishing a budget, making or changing investment strategies, making purchases, taking loans, changing or leaving employment, starting a business or changing business strategies, or engaging in tax savings methods.
We do not perform accounting services, tax advising, or investment counseling, and recommend that you consult licensed professionals regarding these topics.
When addressing financial matters on our website and in any of our marketing, including but not limited to our newsletters, program pages, videos, and other content, every effort has been made to ensure that we accurately represent our programs and their ability to improve your life.
However, The Leadership Companion does not guarantee that you will get any results or earn any money whatsoever using our tools, programs, strategies, or recommendations. Nothing on our sites is a promise or guarantee of future earnings. Many factors influence your ability to earn money, including effort, motivation, commitment and follow-through, background, dedication, desire, motivation, individual capacity, life experience, starting point, and expertise. By using this website or purchasing from any of our order forms, you agree that you are fully responsible for your progress from your participation and implementation, and that we offer no representations or guarantees verbally or in writing regarding your earning potential.
Your use, or non-use, of this information is at your own risk, and you absolve us of any liability or loss that you or any other person may incur from your or their use or non-use of the information provided.
In no event will we be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, equitable or consequential damages for any use of or reliance on this website, programs, services, and/or products, including, without limitation, any lost profits, personal or business interruptions, personal injuries, accidents, misapplication of information or any other loss, malady, disease or difficulty, or otherwise, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages or difficulties.
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You are permitted to use the site for personal and non-commercial use. This means you cannot resell or make other commercial use of any of the content on this site, such as by downloading, copying, duplicating, reproducing, or otherwise removing information from the site for your (or a third party’s) commercial benefit, whether manually or by electronic means. We reserve all rights, including those not expressly granted in these Terms or elsewhere on the site.
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You are responsible for understanding the laws of your jurisdiction as they pertain to using a website like this one, and agree to be bound by the requirements of those laws.
The limited license you are granted to use this site is terminated if you violate any of these Terms.
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Occasionally we may make comment features available to site visitors. You agree not to post anything illegal, vulgar, threatening, obscene, defamatory, libelous, or infringing, or to make use of comment features to promote spam, commercial solicitation, or software viruses. We reserve the right to delete any comment regardless of its contents, and to block you from our site in our sole discretion.
We also make a contact form available for your use.
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We take no responsibility or assume liability for any content posted by you or any third party.
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TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR OTHER SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE SITE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR OTHER MATERIALS OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, TO THE EXTENT YOUR STATE LAW ALLOWS FOR SUCH DISCLAIMERS.
By using the site, you agree that any dispute related to these terms or with The Leadership Companion, LLC will be governed by the laws of the state of Illinois, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, and you agree to submit to personal jurisdiction of Illinois.
AMENDMENTS AND OTHER MATTERS
We may make changes to the site, our offerings or information, and these terms at any time and without prior notice.
If any of these terms is deemed invalid for any reason, that term shall be severable and the remaining terms shall be given their maximum effect.
By using this site, you certify that you are over the age of eighteen.
If you make a purchase on this website, you are subject to this agreement and others, including our no refunds policies, if any.
Updated March, 2021
INTROIDUCTION AND SUMMARY
We want to make it easy for you to understand what information we collect from you, what we do with it, and how you can request access to this information.
We believe this is a best practice to maintain transparency and trust with our website visitors and clients, and it just so happens that this complies with the laws of many countries around the world, too. If you have questions about this policy, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND WHEN
We collect information so that we can make our products and services better tailored to the people who visit our site and do business with us. We collect this information to (i) deliver products and services you have purchased from us, (ii) to notify you about our product or service offerings that you may be interested in, so long as you have given us consent to do so, and (iii) to keep track of visitor information to our site and/or or create retargeted and “lookalike” audiences for advertising purposes.
We collect information from you directly and indirectly through third-party services, as follows:
When you contact us…
- With questions or comments in the contact form.
- When you comment on a post directly on the website.
- To request more information, schedule a telephone call, or sign up to the newsletter.
- To place an order for products or services.
- To receive your product or services.
When we contact you…
- To provide the goods and services you requested.
- To request occasional feedback.
- To provide news, updates, and offers through the newsletter, usually by email.
When we contact others…
- We may see certain personal information from third party apps and services that allow us to complete your order.
- We may see certain personal information from third party installations that allow us to remarket our services and products to you on other websites.
- We may see certain personal information from third party apps and services that allow us to monitor website traffic, email conversion, and other analytics data.
- We may see your personal information when we work with third party processors, like our email provider and web host. For EU residents, please note that this means we may transmit your data across international borders.
YOUR PRIVACY CONTROLS
We use third-party services on our websites to assist in communicating or interacting with the public, including social media services, widgets, apps, pixels, and plugins, as further identified below. These services may distinguish or trace your identity, through, for example, persistent, multi-session cookies.
You can configure your system to delete cookies or disable them. In general, we do not collect or disseminate information collected by these services. When interacting with these third parties, their privacy policies apply. As of the time of this writing, we use:
- Google Analytics: Specifically, Google Analytics collects data about visitors to the Site via Google advertising cookies and anonymous identifiers, in addition to other data which may be collected through a standard Google Analytics implementation. We do not merge personally-identifiable information with non-personally identifiable information collected through any Google advertising product or feature. Should you wish to opt out of any Google Analytics Advertising features, you are encouraged to change your Ad Settings and Ad Setting for mobile apps, through the NAI’s consumer opt-out, or by using any of the other opt-out options currently available: currently available opt-outs.
- Paypal. More information is available here.
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer to collect information about the pages you view and your activities on the site. They enable the site to recognize you by, for example, remembering your user name, offering a shopping cart, or keeping track of your preferences if you visit the site again. The cookie transmits this information back to the website’s computer (or server) which generally is the only computer that can read it. You can set your Web browser to warn you about attempts to place cookies on your computer, or to limit the type of cookies you allow. See also more information on how to change cookies settings in popular desktop browsers.
- This site uses single and multi-session cookies to enhance the visitor experience. Use the link above to opt out.
- This site does not sell or share its email list for use by third parties.
If you choose to opt out of some or all of our data collection, you may not be able to access all features of this website or our services.
KEEPING YOUR INFORMATION SECURE
We store personal information with third parties that use industry standard practices for data security.
Your Rights to Your Information
You own your personal information and have rights to it. For example, you have the rights to:
- Withdraw your consent for us to market our products and services to you and otherwise use the personal information you have provided to us. Withdrawing consent is easy. Simply click “unsubscribe” in the footer of our emails, or email us at email@example.com.
- Request a copy of the information we have about you;
- Be forgotten (that is, have your data deleted and/or ask us to stop using your information for any purpose);
- Correct inaccurate information we have about you (and that means we will notify other service providers we use, and who hold your personal information for us, of those changes as well);
- Object to direct marketing and profiling (for example, we will remove you from our email list and from any list we have uploaded for the purposes of creating custom or retargeted audiences). We also encourage you to disable data collection services on your browser;
- Make complaints about the use of your data to regulatory authorities.
We will comply with these requests within 30 days.
We make commercially reasonable efforts to work with data controllers (like our email provider) who guarantee compliance with privacy laws like the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation.
We store your personal information only for as long as it is needed to use it for the reasons you have consented to.
Occasionally we will revise this policy and will use your contact information to notify you of these changes if they reduce your privacy rights in any way.
Our data protection officer is Michael Bouman, firstname.lastname@example.org
Updated March, 2021