PRIVACY POLICY, DISCLOSURE POLICY, DISCLAIMER & TERMS OF SERVICE

Your Speaking Journey" is a production of  合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us hereto referred to as "Your Speaking Journey a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us. The Service is owned and operated by Soness Stevens  ("I," "us," "our," and "we").

These courses are a product of 15 years in academics + 20 years on stage and TV. I'm happy to teach you these invaluable skills for personal use, but not for repackaging and re-sale my principles, techniques, or methodology for personal credit or gain. If you'd like to inquire about licensing or collaborative projects, please contact Soness at (@) yourspeakingjourney.com

In adherence with the "fair use" rule of United States copyright law, this website makes limited use of copyrighted excerpts from TED Conferences LLC for the purpose of criticism and commentary and for the purpose of providing a public good by elevation presentation skills of aspiring speakers

Credit: This document was created using a Contractology template available at http://www.freenetlaw.com.

Introduction

These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full.   If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website. 

You must be at least 18 years of age to use this website.  By visiting this website you are consenting to our terms and conditions.

This website uses cookies.  By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us' use of cookies in accordance with the terms of YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us' privacy policy/cookies policy.

PRIVACY POLICY

We recognise the importance of protecting your privacy and our policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use and safeguard the personal information (your name, email, and other details) you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us websites. This policy will be continuously assessed against new technologies, business practices and our customers’ needs.

When you visit this website you may provide us with two types of information: personal information you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and website use information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our website.

1. Personal Information You Choose to Provide

Registration Information

When you register for any of our products, services or newsletters you will provide us with information about yourself. This information is almost always your name and email, however sometimes we may request additional details as well.

Credit Card Information

If you choose to avail of our services, you may need to give personal information and authorisation to obtain information from various credit services. For example, you may need to provide the following information: -Name -Mailing address -Email address -Credit card number -Name on credit card -Credit card billing address - Business and home phone number, etc.

Email Information

If you choose to correspond with us through email, we may retain the content of your email messages together with your name, email address and our responses. We provide similar protections for these electronic communications that we employ in the maintenance of information received by mail and telephone.

How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?

Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering our business activities, providing the products and services you requested, to process your payment, to monitor the use of the service, our marketing and promotional efforts and improve our content and service offerings, and customise our site’s content, layout, services and for other lawful purposes. These uses improve our site and better tailor it to meet your needs.

Furthermore, such information may be shared with others on an aggregate basis. Personally identifiable information or business information will generally only be shared with parties where required by law, however also whenever YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us deems sharing this information as important and / or necessary.

Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our website, new services, and special offers we think you will find valuable. You may notify us at any time if you do not wish to receive these offers by emailing us directly, or simply unsubscribing through the link provided on our emails.

What Are Cookies?

A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. Browsers are usually set to accept cookies. However, if you would prefer not to receive cookies, you may alter the configuration of your browser to refuse cookies. If you choose to have your browser refuse cookies, it is possible that some areas of our site will not function as effectively when viewed by the users. A cookie can't retrieve any other data from your hard drive or pass on computer viruses.

How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies?

As you visit and browse our website, the site uses cookies to differentiate you from other users. In some cases, we also use cookies to prevent you from having to log in more than is necessary for security purposes. Cookies, in conjunction with our Web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our website and which parts of the site are most popular. This helps us gather feedback to constantly improve our website and better serve our clients. Cookies do not allow us to gather any personal information about you and we don't intentionally store any personal information that your browser provided to us in your cookies.

IP Addresses

IP addresses are used by your computer every time you're connected to the Internet. Your IP address is a number that's used by computers on the network to identify your computer. IP addresses are automatically collected by our Web server as part of demographic and profile data known as traffic data so that data (such as the Web pages you request) can be sent to you.

Selling, Lending or Leasing Information

We do not sell, lend or lease any of the information that uniquely identifies a subscriber (such as email addresses or personal details) with anyone except to the extent it is necessary to process transactions or provide services that you have requested. 

How Can You Access and Correct Your Information?

You may request access to all your personally identifiable information that we collect online and maintain in our database by emailing us at: connect@yourspeakingjourney.com.

What About Legally Compelled Disclosure of Information?

We may disclose information when legally compelled to do so, in other words, when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires it or for the protection of our legal rights. We may also disclose account information when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating our Terms of Service or to protect the safety of our Users and / or The Public.

What About Other Websites Linked to Our Website?

We are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our website or the information or content contained therein. Often links to other websites are provided solely as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to the users of our website.

Please remember that when you use a link to go from our website to another website, our Privacy Policy is no longer in effect. Your browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link on our website, is subject to that website’s own rules and policies. Please read over those rules and policies before proceeding.

Your Consent

By using YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us websites you consent to our collection and use of your personal information as described in this Disclaimer, Terms of Service, Privacy and Disclosure Policy (Small Print). We reserve the right to amend this Disclaimer, Terms of Service, Privacy and Disclosure Policy (Small Print) at any time with or without notice.

Our Commitment To Data Security:

Please note that your information will be stored and processed on our computers in Europe, the United States and / or other international countries as well. The laws on holding personal data in Europe and the United States may be less stringent than the laws of your Country of residence or citizenship. To prevent unauthorised access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Choice / Opt-In / Opt-Out

This site allows visitors to unsubscribe so that they will not receive future messages. After unsubscribing we will discontinue sending the particular messages as soon as technically feasible.

Surveys & Contests

From time-to-time our website requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the usability and user satisfaction of this site.

A Special Note About Children

Children are not eligible to use our services unsupervised and we ask that children (under the age of 18) do not submit any personal information to us. If you are a minor, you can use this service only in conjunction with permission and guidance from your parents or guardians.

Acquisition or Changes in Ownership

In the event that the website (or a substantial portion of its assets) is acquired, your information would be considered part of those assets, and may be part of those assets that are transferred.

Policy Modifications (noted again at the close of this page)

We may change this Privacy Policy, Disclosure Policy, Disclaimer & Terms of Service (Small Print) from time to time. We will post any changes here, so be sure to check back periodically. 

License to use website

Unless otherwise stated, YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website.  Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.  

You must not:

  • republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
  • sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  • show any material from the website in public;
  • reproduce, re-purpose, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
  • edit or otherwise modify any material on the website; or
  • redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.
  • Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed within your organisation].

Acceptable use

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us' express written consent.

You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

You must not use this website for any purposes related to marketing without YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us' express written consent.

Restricted access

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted.  YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us reserves the right to restrict access to other areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us' discretion.

If YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential.  

YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us may disable your user ID and password in YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us' sole discretion without notice or explanation.

User content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media.  You also grant to YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).  

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website, or stored on YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us' servers, or hosted or published upon this website.

Notwithstanding YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us' rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us' does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied.  YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.  

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY does not warrant that:

  • this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  • the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.  If you require advice in relation to any legal, financial or medical] matter you should consult an appropriate professional.

Limitations of liability

YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

  • to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
  • for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Exceptions

Nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to exclude or limit; and nothing in this website disclaimer will exclude or limit YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us' liability in respect of any:

  • death or personal injury caused by YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us' negligence;
  • fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation on the part of YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us'; or
  • matter which it would be illegal or unlawful for YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us to exclude or limit, or to attempt or purport to exclude or limit, its liability. 

Reasonableness

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable.  

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees.  You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us' officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us'  officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us

Unenforceable provisions

If any provision of this website disclaimer is, or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

Indemnity

You hereby indemnify YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us and undertake to keep YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us' legal advisers) incurred or suffered by YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us' arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions].

Breaches of these terms and conditions

Without prejudice to YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us' other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us may take such action as YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us' deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Variation

YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us' may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time.  Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website.  Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Assignment

YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us' rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.  

Severability

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect.  If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect. 

Entire agreement

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and YOUR SPEAKING JOURNEY, a production of 合同会社Show-N-Tell.Us in relation to your use of this website, and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

Law and jurisdiction

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of  Tokyo, Japan.