Legal Information & Notices
Copyrights, Contacts - Legal Information & Notices
- Copyrights, Trademarks & Disclaimers
- Legal Contacts
- Privacy Policies
- Purchases & Enrollments: Order Security
Copyrights, Trademarks and Disclaimers:
All content including logos and banners displayed on this website may include materials covered by national and international trademark and copyright laws: see details of copyrights and trademarks reserved by visiting the websites of companies, public and private entities, and government agencies displayed and linked to from this website or other websites maintained by Laurie Bass, hereafter referred to as “The Companies.”
The Companies do not endorse or receive endorsements or funding or any compensation of any kind from any government, private, or publicly funded agency. The Companies do not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of information on any linked website, and The Companies do not endorse any organization sponsoring these websites or endorse the views they express or the products or services they offer. Recommendations here within, including text and logo linking to other entities, is purely recommendatory in nature and without fiduciaries, guarantees, responsibilities, formal, or informal connections to any other entity of any kind or form. The Companies are simply providing logo and text links to other entities as a courtesy, and makes no representations regarding other entities or any website or service or product or information related thereto. Be conscious that one is subject to separate privacy and security policies of other entities. The Companies will not link to any website that exhibits, endorses or promotes hate, bias, or discrimination or provides any misleading information or unsubstantiated claims or conflicts. Any questions, complaints, or claims regarding the other entities here within must be directed to those separate entities in question.
Additional contact information can be found on the Laurie Bass's contact page.
Privacy- Legal Information & Notices
The main purpose of this policy is to inform visitors that your privacy is protected, and that you have rights under the Privacy Act, and that all business or personal information provided to The Companies are on a voluntary basis, and that The Companies are not responsible for the privacy practices of other entities we link to. We encourage you to learn about the privacy policies of those Companies by visiting their websites.
The Companies abides by the safe harbor framework set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information collected from the European Union.
Information Collected from Email, Forms, and Site Registration:
Information you submit may be viewed by various people within The Companies and other agencies you expressively give us permission to send information to regarding your case or complaint that is actively involved with your requests. If you register on any of our websites to obtain information, report a complaint, or use any of our services, you may submit personally identifiable information, such as name, address, email, and telephone and other details about your complaint or case. Your information is kept confidential and is only shared with third parties after your expressed written request of a release of information to a third parties such as filing a complaint or other such actions where you wish your information to transmitted and a date stated when you wish for it to be transmitted.
The Companies do collect certain non-personal information to help better serve site visitors. Information collected includes for example: the IP (Internet Protocol) and address from which the site was accessed; the type of browser and operating system being using; the date and time of the visit; the pages visited; and the country visited from. This information do not identify any person or provide any personal information.
Security, Intrusion, and Detection:
Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to websites within The Companies are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under applicable Federal law. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, these servers employ software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to the information on websites hosted and maintained by The Companies. Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on these servers are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
All text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, sounds, music, artwork and computer code (collectively, “Content”), including but not limited to the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, “look and feel” and arrangement of such Content, contained on the Sites is owned, controlled or licensed by or to the Companies, and is protected by trade dress, copyright, patent and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws.
You may use information on The Companies’ products and services (such as data sheets, knowledge base articles, and similar materials) purposely made available by The Companies for downloading from the Sites, provided that you (1) not remove any proprietary notice language in all copies of such documents, (2) use such information only for your personal, non-commercial informational purpose and do not copy or post such information on any networked computer or broadcast it in any media, (3) make no modifications to any such information, and (4) not make any additional representations or warranties relating to such documents.
Your Use of the Sites:
You may not use any “deep-link”, “page-scrape”, “robot”, “spider” or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Sites or any Content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Sites or any Content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the Sites. The Companies reserve the right to bar any such activity.
You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Sites, or any other systems or networks connected to the Sites or to any of The Companies’ servers, or to any of the services offered on or through the Sites, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate means.
You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Sites or any network connected to the Sites, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Sites or any network connected to the Sites. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Sites, or any other customer of The Companies, including any accounts not owned by you, to its source, or exploit the Sites or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Sites, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information, as provided for by the Sites.
You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Sites or The Companies’ systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to the Sites or to The Companies.
You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Sites or any transaction being conducted on the Sites, or with any other person’s use of the Sites.
You may not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal you send to The Companies on or through the Sites or any service offered on or through the Sites. You may not pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity.
The following terms also govern and apply to your use of the Sites, and they are incorporated herein by this reference:
• Trademark Information
• Copyright Information - Rights and Permissions - Claims of Copyright Infringement
• Piracy Prevention - Report Piracy
• The Companies’ Unsolicited Submission Policy
• Software License Information
• Legal Contacts
Each of these policies may be changed from time to time and are effective immediately upon posting such changes on the Sites.
Accounts, Passwords and Security:
Certain features or services offered on or through the Sites may require you to open an account (including setting up an ID and password). You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information, including your password, and for any and all activity that occurs under your account. You agree to notify The Companies immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or password, or any other breach of security. However, you may be held liable for losses incurred by The Companies or any other user of or visitor to the Sites due to someone else using your ID, password, or account.
You may not use anyone else’s ID, password, or account at any time without the express permission and consent of the holder of that ID, password, or account. The Companies cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations.
Links to Other Sites:
The Sites may contain links to other independent third-party websites (“Linked Sites”). These Linked Sites are provided solely as a convenience to our visitors. Such Linked Sites are not under The Companies control, and The Companies are not responsible for and do not endorse the content of such Linked Sites, including any information or materials contained on such Linked Sites. You will need to make your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these Linked Sites.
THE COMPANIES DO NOT PROMISE THAT THE SITES OR ANY CONTENT, SERVICE OR FEATURE OF THE SITES WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, OR THAT ANY DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITES WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIC RESULTS. THE SITES AND ITS CONTENT ARE DELIVERED ON AN “AS-IS” AND “AS-AVAILABLE” BASIS. ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE SITES IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. THE COMPANIES SCANS ALL UPLOADED AND DOWNLOADED FILES FOR VIRUSES BUT THE COMPANIES CANNOT ENSURE 100% THAT ANY FILES OR OTHER DATA YOU DOWNLOAD FROM THE SITES WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSES OR CONTAMINATION OR DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. THE COMPANIES DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY WARRANTIES OF ACCURACY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE COMPANIES DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACTS, OMISSIONS AND CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTIES IN CONNECTION WITH OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITES AND/OR ANY THE COMPANIES’ SERVICES. YOU ASSUME TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THE SITES AND ANY LINKED SITES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY AGAINST THE COMPANIES FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITES OR ANY CONTENT IS TO STOP USING THE SITES OR ANY SUCH CONTENT. THIS LIMITATION OF RELIEF IS A PART OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN THE PARTIES.
The above disclaimer applies to any damages, liability or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence or any other cause of action.
The Companies reserve the right to do any of the following, at any time, without notice: (1) to modify, suspend or terminate operation of or access to the Sites, or any portion of the Sites, for any reason; (2) to modify or change the Sites, or any portion of the Sites, and any applicable policies or terms; and (3) to interrupt the operation of the Sites, or any portion of the Sites, as necessary to perform routine or non-routine maintenance, error correction, or other changes.
Limitation of Liability:
Except where prohibited by law, in no event will The Companies be liable to you for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental or punitive damages, including lost profits, even if The Companies has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
You agree to indemnify and hold The Companies, its officers, directors, shareholders, predecessors, successors in interest, employees, agents, subsidiaries and affiliates, harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorneys’ fees), made against The Companies by any third party due to or arising out of or in connection with your use of the Sites.
The Companies may disclose any information we have about you (including your identity) if we determine that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any investigation or complaint regarding your use of the Sites, or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) The Companies’ rights or property, or the rights or property of visitors to or users of the Sites, including The Companies’ customers. The Companies reserve the right at all times to disclose any information that The Companies deems necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. The Companies also may disclose your information when The Companies determines that applicable law requires or permits such disclosure, including exchanging information with other Companies and organizations for fraud protection purposes.
You agree that The Companies may, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate your access to the Sites, for cause, which includes (but is not limited to) (1) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (2) a request by you (self-initiated account deletions), (3) discontinuance or material modification of the Sites or any service offered on or through the Sites, or (4) unexpected technical issues or problems.
Governing Law; Dispute Resolution:
Void Where Prohibited:
The Companies administers and operates the The Companies’ Sites from various locations inside and outside the United States. Although the Sites are accessible worldwide, not all features, products or services discussed, referenced, provided or offered through or on the Sites are available to all persons or in all geographic locations, or appropriate or available for use outside the United States. The Companies reserve the right to limit, in its sole discretion, the provision and quantity of any feature, product or service to any person or geographic area. Any offer for any feature, product or service made on the Sites is void where prohibited. If you choose to access the Sites from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and you are solely responsible for complying with applicable local laws.
You may not use or export or re-export any Content or any copy or adaptation of such Content, or any product or service offered on the Sites, in violation of any applicable laws or regulations, including without limitation United States export laws and regulations.
Purchases & Enrollments- Legal Information & Notices: Order Security:
Your online orders are as safe as any other credit card transaction you'll make. LaurieBass.com uses encrytion technology to make sure that your credit card information is unreadable as it travels over the internet.To make sure that you are connected sucurely check to make sure that the address line in your browser begins with "https."
Consumer protection laws protect you against any unauthorized use of your credit card. Federal law dictates that your legal liability is limited to $50 if your credit card number is used without your permission. If you suspect any illegal use of your credit card, call your issuing bank immediately to make sure your rights are protected.
Shipping & Deliverty:
Laurie Bass attempts to ship Standard orders within 5 days of receipt unless otherwise stated on the order form.
Our Standard delivery method to US addresses is USPS Priority Mail. The shipping cost is calculated by weight and destination Zip Code; insurance is optional. Most orders arrive within 3-5 business days.
Our Express delivery method to US addresses is FedEx Express, either Priority Overnight or 2-Day. Shipping cost is calculated by weight and value of your order and destination Zip Code. Note that we must have a physical shipping address for FedEx delivery.
Our Standard delivery method to International addresses is USPS International Priority Mail. The shipping cost is calculated by weight and destination country; insurance is optional. Most orders arrive within 6-10 business days.
Our Express delivery method to International addresses is FedEx International Priority. Shipping cost is calculated by weight and value of your order and destination country. Note that we must have a physical shipping address for FedEx delivery.
If for any reason at any time you are not happy with your purchase, please send it back with a copy of your sales receipt and an explanation. Laurie Bass will send you a replacement, an exchange, or a refund. Contact Laurie Bass if you have any questions.
Enrollment for Sessions:
At the time of enrollment for sessions a deposit is required -- deposits vary according to the session and are stated on each enrollment form. a participant is considered enrolled and the session booked at the time that the participant provides completed enrollment information AND a deposit for the session is received. Being enrolled on a waiting list is not considered enrolled.
The deposit and the session final charge may be paid by check, money order, or credit card.
Session Cancellation policy:
More than 4 weeks prior to session - no charge
4 weeks to 2 weeks prior to session - 25% charge
Less than 2 weeks prior to session - full charge (unless due to injury or illness)
In addition, if your cancelation results in any non-reimbursable travel expenses, e.g. airfare, then you must pay these costs also.
The Companies’ obligations, if any, with regard to its products and services are governed solely by the agreements pursuant to which they are provided, and nothing on the Sites should be construed to alter such agreements.
The Companies may make changes to any products or services offered on the Sites, or to the applicable prices for any such products or services, at any time, without notice. The materials on the Sites with respect to products and services may be out of date, and The Companies makes no commitment to update the materials on the Sites with respect to such products and services.