Terms & Policies
TERMS & CONDITIONS
(last updated February 14, 2022)
Welcome to Haus Guerin, serving all of your interior design and styling needs.
By visiting www.hausguerin.com you are consenting to these Terms.
The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to Haus Guerin LLC, dba Haus Guerin. The term “Site” refers to hausguerin.com. The terms “user,” “you,” and “your” refer to site visitors, customers, readers, clients, and any other users of the site.
Haus Guerin LLC provides interior design advice via blog, interior design services, consultations, and third-party products (the “Service”). Use of hausguerin.com, including all materials presented herein and all online services provided by Haus Guerin LLC, is subject to these Terms and Conditions. By using our Site or Services, you agree to these Terms and Conditions (please read them), without modification. Your continued use of the site and/or our services constitutes your agreement to abide by, and be subject to, our Terms and Conditions.
USE OF THE SITE AND SERVICE
To access or use our Site, you must be 18 years of age or older and have the requisite power and authority to enter into these Terms and Conditions. Children under the age of 18 are prohibited from using the Site. Information provided on the Site and in our interior design Services is subjective and subject to change over time. Haus Guerin LLC makes no representation or warranty that the information provided, regardless of its source (the “Content”), is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free – it should only be used for educational purposes. Haus Guerin LLC disclaims all liability for any inaccuracy, error, or incompleteness in the Content.
In order to use our Service, you may be required to provide information about yourself including your name, email address, username and password, and other personal information. You agree that any registration information you give to us will always be accurate, correct, and up to date. Do not impersonate anyone else or use information that does not belong to you. Do not use your account for any illegal or unauthorized purpose. You must not, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction.
You may use the Site and Service for lawful purposes only. You agree to be financially responsible for all purchases made by you or someone acting on your behalf through the Site.
You agree to use the Site and to purchase services or products through the Site for legitimate, non-commercial purposes only. You shall not post or transmit through the Site any material which violates or infringes the rights of others, or which is threatening, abusive, defamatory, libelous, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, or otherwise objectionable, contains injurious formulas, recipes, or instructions, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law.
REFUSAL OF SERVICE
Haus Guerin LLC has the discretion to refuse any design project or consultation at any time for any reason and we are not obligated to give a reason for the refusal. No order is deemed accepted by us until payment has been processed. We may at any time change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Site or Service, subject to us fulfilling our previous responsibilities to you based on acceptance of your payment.
We may email you to confirm the placement of your order and with details concerning product delivery. In the event that there is an error in this email confirmation, it is your responsibility to inform us as soon as possible.
CANCELLATIONS, REFUNDS & RETURNS
Bookings for any consultation services are non-refundable. No refunds will be given after consultation has begun or design work has started.
Any products purchased through third-party affiliate links are subject to third-party refund and return policies.
We endeavor to describe and display our Service as accurately as possible. While we try to be as clear as possible in explaining the Service, please do not accept that the Site is entirely accurate, current, or error-free. From time to time we may correct errors in pricing and descriptions. We reserve the right to refuse or cancel any order with an incorrect price listing.
Descriptions of physical products sold on the site through affiliate links are as accurate as possible, but may not be error-free and subject to change.
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 rights without the express written permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights, 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.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS TO YOUR MATERIALS
We claim no intellectual property rights over the material you supply to Haus Guerin LLC. You retain copyright and any other rights you may rightfully hold in any content that you submit through the Site or Service. Content you submit to Haus Guerin LLC remains yours to the extent that you have any legal claims therein. You agree to hold Haus Guerin LLC harmless from and against all claims, liabilities, and expenses arising out of any potential or actual copyright or trademark misappropriation or infringement claimed against you. By posting material on the Site or allowing us to post on the site or any social media, you grant us a worldwide, nonexclusive, irrevocable license to use the material for promotional, business development, and marketing purposes.
Haus Guerin LLC does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to hausguerin.com (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any Haus Guerin LLC Site or our associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or submitting your Submission you are granting us, our affiliated companies, and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. Haus Guerin LLC is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time at our sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
OUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Our Site and Service contain intellectual property owned by Haus Guerin LLC, including trademarks, copyrights, proprietary information, and other intellectual property. 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 or Service Content or intellectual property, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent. We take our intellectual property seriously and will do any and everything reasonable to protect it.
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of Haus Guerin LLC or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. Haus Guerin LLC content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular, you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of Haus Guerin LLC and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of Haus Guerin LLC or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
UPDATING OUR TERMS
We may at any time amend these Terms and Conditions. Such amendments are effective immediately upon posting of the new Terms and Conditions on this Site and any continued use of the Site or Service by you means you accept these amendments. We reserve the right to update any portion of our Site and Service, including these Terms and Conditions, at any time. We will post the most recent versions to the Site and list the effective dates on the pages of our Terms and Conditions.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU AGREE THAT UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR SERVICE. ADDITIONALLY, HAUS GUERIN LLC 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 HAUS GUERIN LLC 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. IN NO EVENT SHALL HAUS GUERIN LLC’S CUMULATIVE LIABILITY TO YOU EXCEED THE TOTAL PURCHASE PRICE OF THE SERVICE YOU HAVE PURCHASED FROM HAUS GUERIN LLC, AND IF NO PURCHASE HAS BEEN MADE BY YOU HAUS GUERIN LLC’S CUMULATIVE LIABILITY TO YOU SHALL NOT EXCEED $100.
Our Site and the Service contains links to third-party websites, products and resources. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible or liable for the availability, accuracy, content, or policies of third-party websites or resources. Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement by or affiliation with Haus Guerin LLC. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources.
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.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES/THIRD PARTY SERVICES
HAUSGUERIN.COM may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Haus Guerin LLC and we are not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. Haus Guerin LLC is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Haus Guerin LLC of the site or any association with its operators.
Certain services made available via hausguerin.com are delivered by third-party sites and organizations. By using any product, service, or functionality originating from the Hausguerin.com domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that Haus Guerin LLC may share such information and data with any third party with whom Haus Guerin LLC has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of hausguerin.com users and customers.
Haus Guerin LLC uses affiliate links on our site. If you click on a link that we have provided that is linked to a third party, Haus Guerin may make a commission if you buy something from their site. This means we may make a revenue commission if you make purchases after following that link. Our editorial content is not influenced by affiliate partnerships. You may not post affiliate links in blog post comments or anywhere else on our site without the written consent of Haus Guerin LLC. By visiting this site you are in acceptance of this policy.
USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES
The Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded, restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.
Haus Guerin LLC has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, we reserve the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials at its sole discretion. Haus Guerin LLC reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
Haus Guerin LLC reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, at our sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. Haus Guerin LLC does not control or endorse the content, messages, or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, we specifically, disclaim any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized Haus Guerin LLC spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of Haus Guerin LLC.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction, and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.
You will be able to connect your Haus Guerin LLC account to third-party accounts. By connecting your Haus Guerin LLC account to your third-party account, you acknowledge and agree that you are consenting to the continuous release of information about you to others (in accordance with your privacy settings on those third-party sites). If you do not want information about yourself to be shared in this manner, do not use this feature.
The Service is controlled, operated, and administered by Haus Guerin LLC from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the Haus Guerin LLC Content accessed through hausguerin.com in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions, or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Haus Guerin LLC, its officers, directors, employees, agents, and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. We reserve the right, at our own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Haus Guerin LLC in asserting any available defenses.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. HAUS GUERIN LLC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES TO THE SITE AT ANY TIME.
HAUS GUERIN LLC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. HAUS GUERIN LLC AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Haus Guerin LLC reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Mississippi and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Mississippi in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Haus Guerin LLC as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. Our performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal processes, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of Haus Guerin LLC’s right to comply with governmental, court, and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by us with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and Haus Guerin LLC with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between the user and Haus Guerin LLC with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish of the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.
EFFECT OF HEADINGS
The subject headings of the paragraphs and subparagraphs of this Agreement are included for convenience only and shall not affect the construction or interpretation of any of its provisions.
ENTIRE AGREEMENT; WAIVER
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Haus Guerin LLC pertaining to the Site and Service and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, representations, and understandings between us. No waiver of any of the provisions of this Agreement by Haus Guerin LLC shall be deemed, or shall constitute, a waiver of any other provision, whether or not similar, nor shall any waiver constitute a continuing waiver. No waiver shall be binding unless executed in writing by Haus Guerin LLC.
All notices, requests, demands, and other communications under this Agreement shall be in writing and emailed to: email@example.com
GOVERNING LAW; VENUE; MEDIATION
This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with, and governed by, the laws of the State of Mississippi. The exclusive venue for any arbitration or court proceeding based on or arising out of this Agreement shall be Lauderdale County, MS. The parties agree to attempt to resolve any dispute, claim, or controversy arising out of or relating to this Agreement by mediation, which shall be conducted under the then current mediation procedures of The CPR Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution or any other procedure upon which the parties may agree. The parties further agree that their respective good faith participation in mediation is a condition precedent to pursuing any other available legal or equitable remedy, including litigation, arbitration, or other dispute resolution procedures.
RECOVERY OF LITIGATION EXPENSES
If any legal action or any arbitration or other proceeding is brought for the enforcement of this Agreement, or because of an alleged dispute, breach, default, or misrepresentation in connection with any of the provisions of this Agreement, the successful or prevailing party or parties shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorney’s fees and other costs incurred in that action or proceeding, in addition to any other relief to which it or they may be entitled.
If any term, provision, covenant, or condition of this Agreement is held by an arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, the rest of the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect and shall in no way be affected, impaired, or invalidated.
These Terms and Conditions bind and inure to the benefit of the parties’ successors and assigns. These Terms and Conditions are not assignable, delegable, sublicensable, or otherwise transferable by you. Any transfer, assignment, delegation, or sublicense by you is invalid.
Haus Guerin provides interior design advice via blog, interior design services, marketplace, and consultations, (the “Service”).
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
This Site only collects the personal information you voluntarily provide to us, which may include:
YOUR NAME TO SUBSCRIBE YOU TO OUR NEWSLETTER
YOUR EMAIL TO SUBSCRIBE YOU TO OUR BLOG
YOUR CREDIT CARD INFORMATION TO SECURE SERVICES & PRODUCTS
The information you provide is used to process transactions, respond to customer service requests, send emails regarding your order or purchased services, occasionally send offers, promotions, and discounts, and improve the service we provide. We do share your information with trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, processing payments, and servicing clients and visitors. These trusted third parties agree to keep this information confidential (please refer to their privacy policies for more information). Your personal information will never be shared with unrelated third parties.
We may also collect your address, demographic information, and other personal things about you so that we may render interior design advice and services.
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. We use this type of information to administer the Site and provide the highest possible level of service to you. We also use this information in the aggregate to perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the Site.
When paying for consultations and design services online, we may ask for credit card information that we transmit in an encrypted format through a third-party payment processor. We use industry-standard, SSL (secure socket layer) encryption.
We may send cookies to your computer in order to uniquely identify your browser and improve the quality of our service. 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 using your web browser settings. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the Site may not work properly or at all.
We maintain all reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, misuse, or disclosure. But, we know the Internet can be tricky and not guaranteed as 100% secure. While we make every effort to protect your personal information shared with us through our Site, you acknowledge that the personal information you voluntarily share with us through this Site could be accessed or tampered with by a third party. You agree that we are not responsible for any intercepted information shared through our Site without our knowledge or permission. If we ever are made aware of any breach or hack, we will notify all affected, and potentially affected, users as soon as possible. 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.
OPTING OUT & UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION
You may access and correct your personal information and privacy preferences or opt-out of any email or newsletters by contacting us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY