The Fine Print

No one likes reading the fine print, but the policies, terms, and disclosures on this page help keep Coffee and Cardigans a compliant, transparent, and reader-centric place. By visiting this website (www.coffeeandcardigans.com) and engaging with my content, you agree to the following policies and disclosures. 

1. Overview

Coffee and Cardigans is a lifestyle blog, owned and operated by Coffeehouse Communications, LLC. (“Company”). The Company is committed to protecting your privacy online. This Policy describes the personal data we collect through this website at coffeeandcardigans.com (the “Site”) and what we do with it.

Visitors and any users of the site are referred to as “user,”, “you” and “your” and the Company is referred to as “we,” “us,” and “our.”  The Company processes personal data as a Controller as defined by the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Accessing this Site constitutes a use of the Site and an acceptance to our Privacy Policy.

To access or use the Site, you must be 18 years or older and have the requisite power and authority to enter into these terms, policies, and conditions. 

Use of the Site, including all materials presented herein and all online Services provided by Company, is subject to the following Privacy Policy, as well as Terms, Conditions, and Disclosures.  This Privacy Policy applies to all site visitors, readers, customers, and all other users of the Site.  By using the Site, you agree to this Privacy Policy, as well as Terms, Conditions, and Disclosures, provided below, without modification, and acknowledge reading it.

 

2. Data Collection and Use

We collect the personal information you voluntarily provide to us, which includes your name and e-mail address, in order to subscribe to our newsletter, receive our content, comment on our blog, etc. There is also other personal data we may collect detailed herein.

We collect data from you directly when you fill out a form, leave a comment, or communicate with us via email or social media.  We also collect data from you when you use our Website.  We may collect personal data from third parties such as our advertising networks and/or analytics providers. Your data is stored in a secure platform.  We use your personal data for processing as outlined below or a reasonably compatible purpose. 

  1. Usage Data. We may process data about your use of our Website and services. This may include your IP address, browser type, operating system, geographical location, page views, website navigation paths, and frequency and/or pattern of your use of our website. This data is collected through our analytics tracking systems, including Google Analytics.  This data is used to analyze the use of our Website, to deliver relevant content and advertising, and understand our users. The legal basis for processing is our legitimate interest, namely monitoring and improving our website, marketing, and services.
  2. User Data. We may process personal information you provide us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications, free content, and/or newsletters, as well as communication data that you send to us either through email, social media, or other posting and/or methods. We process this data for the purposes of communicating with you, to deliver relevant website content, and for the purposes of sending you marketing, content and/or emails. The legal basis for this process is consent or our legitimate interests, which is to grow our business and keep records which may be needed to pursue or defend a legal action.

3. Marketing and Advertising

The above Data may be used to send you marketing communications about our business or products.  The legal basis for this type of processing is either consent or our legitimate interests in growing our business. We may send you such communications if you requested it and/or if you agreed to receive such communications. You may opt-out of such communications at any time through the ‘unsubscribe’ button in each email or contacting hello@coffeehousecommunications.com.

4. Sharing Your Personal Data

We do share your information with trusted third parties who provide support in running this Website including any blog or newsletter, as well as those parties and services that help administer our business.  Your data will never be shared with unrelated third parties.  We may disclose your information to payment service providers, administrative and marketing providers, business advisors, or third parties if we sell or transfer parts of our Company. Third parties we share your data with will keep it secure and respect your privacy under the law and we take steps to ensure the companies we work with also comply with the GDPR.

5. Anti-Spam Policy

Spam is icky, which is why e comply with Anti-Spam laws. If you opt-in to receive our newsletter, marketing, or other communications, the option to unsubscribe will be included in every email. If we sell or transfer any part of the website, business, or assets, certain information about our clients may be a part of that sale or transfer. In the event such sale or transfer results in a material change to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you.

6. Cookies

We may send cookies, Facebook pixels, and/or other tracking signals to your computer in order to uniquely identify your browser and improve the quality of our service and/or advertising. We use cookies to identify when you visit our website, to store information about your preferences, to personalize the website and/or advertisements you may see, and analyze the use and performance of our website.

The term “cookies” refers to small pieces of information that a website sends to your computer’s hard drive while you are viewing the Site. We may use both session cookies (which expire once you close your browser) and persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). You have the ability to accept or decline cookies and tracking signals using your web browser settings. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the Website may not work properly or at all.  Our Site may not respond to Do Not Track signals sent by your browser.

7. Third-Party Links

Coffee and Cardigans may partner with other businesses or become part of different affiliate marketing programs, including the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, whose products or services may be promoted or advertised on the website in exchange for commissions when you click and/or purchase those products or services through our affiliate links. 

We practice full transparency when using affiliate links and will provide clear disclosures on any part of our website, including blog posts, that leverage affiliate and third-party links that might result in a commission. We only share products or services we believe in as fellow business owners and creatives. 

However, by using our website, you understand that it still your responsibility to conduct your own due diligence to ensure you have obtained complete accurate information about such product, services, coaches and consultants. Coffeehouse Communications has no control and takes no responsibility or ownership over these external websites and they are solely responsible for their own content and information presented. Therefore, Coffeehouse Communications and/or its officers, employees, successors, shareholders, joint venture partners or anyone else working with us cannot be held liable or responsible for any content presented on these external websites and for any damages resulting from them.

This disclosure policy pertains to all affiliate links that we use under Coffeehouse Communications, LLC and its associated brands, this includes and is not limited to our website, social media, emails, courses, documents, ebooks, services, associated blogs, educational products, and correspondence.

8. Children's Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

We do not knowingly collect or solicit data online from or market online to children under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).

9. Content Disclaimers

The Company makes no representation or warranty that the information provided, regardless of its source (the “Content”), is accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free. The Company disclaims all liability for any inaccuracy, error or incompleteness in the Content.

By participating in/reading Company’s Content, you acknowledge the Company and its representatives are not medical professionals, licensed psychologists, attorneys, or financial advisers, and the services or information provided here do not replace the care of medical or other licensed professionals. Any information provided here is in no way to be construed or substituted as medical advice or psychological counseling or any other type of therapy or advice.

In no event will the Company be liable to any party for any type of direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages for any use of or reliance on our Site or its Content.  You hereby release the Company from any and all claims including those related to personal or business interruptions, misapplication or information, or any other loss, condition, or issue.

10. Changes to This Policy

You acknowledge and agree that you have reviewed this Privacy Policy and that you will continue to review this Policy to be aware of any modifications. We reserve the right to change these Terms of Service or to impose new conditions on use of the Site, from time to time, in which case we will post the revised Terms of Service on this Site. By continuing to use the Site after we post any such changes means you accept the new terms, services, and policies with the modifications.

11. Your Rights

Your rights under data protection laws include the right to access, erase, correct, restrict, and/or object to our use and processing of your personal data, as well as the right to portability of the data.  You have the right to confirmation as to how and where we process your data. To the extent that the legal basis for our processing consent, you have the right to withdraw at any time. If you consider our processing to infringe data protection laws, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

12. Intellectual Property

The Site contains intellectual property owned by Coffee and Cardigans, Mary Callie Gisler, Coffeehouse Communications, LLC, including, without limitation, trademarks, copyrights, proprietary information and other intellectual property as well as the Coffee and Cardigans name, logo, all designs, text, graphics, photographs, other files, and the selection and arrangement thereof.  

You may, view, print and/or download one copy of the Materials from this website on any single computer solely for your personal, informational, non-commercial use, provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.

You may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, distribute, display, reproduce or perform, or in any way exploit in any format whatsoever any of the Site content or intellectual property, in whole or in part without our prior written consent. We reserve the right to immediately remove you from the Site, without refund, if you are caught violating this intellectual property policy.

Last updated August 23, 2021.