MikaelaJudd.com Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

MikaelaJudd.com is a personal blog written and edited by me, Mikaela Judd. I am humbled and grateful for the opportunity to share my thoughts, opinions, stories, and recommendations with all those who visit. I believe in honesty, respect, and transparency. 

At times, I do accept cash, sponsorships, paid insertions, and other forms of compensation for my work. With that said, I only collaborate with those I would confidently recommend even without any compensation. 

1. Terms

By accessing the website at mikaelajudd.com, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

2. Use License

Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of the materials (information or software) on MikaelaJudd.com website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not: modify or copy the materials; use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial); attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on MikaelaJudd.com; remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Mikaela Judd at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer

The materials on MikaelaJudd.com are provided on an “AS IS” basis. MikaelaJudd.com makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, MikaelaJudd.com does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations

In no event shall MikaelaJudd.com or its suppliers, successors, assigns, or authorized representatives, be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, incidental and consequential damages, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on MikaelaJudd.com, even if a MikaelaJudd.com authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage.

5. Accuracy of materials

The materials appearing on MikaelaJudd.com could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. MikaelaJudd.com does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current. MikaelaJudd.com may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However MikaelaJudd.com does not make any commitment to update the materials.

MikaelaJudd.com has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by MikaelaJudd.com of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.

7. Modifications

MikaelaJudd.com may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.

8. Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Washington, USA and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state superior courts in the State of Washington.

9. Privacy Policy

Your privacy is important to us.

It is MikaelaJudd.com’s policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website and/or doing business with you. Accordingly, we have developed this privacy policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose and otherwise make use of personal information as referred to in the GDPR.

We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means only and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned. We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and therefore we have taken appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorized modification. If you feel that your data is not properly secured or there are indications of abuse, please contact us.

To provide our marketing services we need a limited amount of personal data. For example, we register your name and contact details. We do not of process any special categories of personal data. We only use the personal data you provide for the purposes that we have communicated to you in advance and we will not sell your personal data to third parties.

With companies that process your data as our processor, we conclude a data processing agreement to ensure the same level of security and confidentiality with regard to your data. Nevertheless, there is always the possibility that we are obliged to provide personal data to authorities or other third parties. For example, if this is necessary in connection with a legal obligation or for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest.

If there are any changes regarding the use of your personal data, we will inform you about this and, if necessary, ask for permission. Furthermore, we offer you the possibility to unsubscribe when you want. With mailings you can do this by clicking on ‘unsubscribe’ at the bottom of the message. Personal data that we use are stored according to legal provisions.

Your privacy rights

You have the right to access, rectify or delete (‘right to be forgotten’) your personal data. You also have the right to withdraw your consent to data processing, restrict the processing or to object to the processing of your personal data. Additionally, you have the right to data portability. For all of these matters you can send a request to mikaela@makinglanguagecount.com

In addition, you always have the option of submitting a complaint to the national supervisory authority within the EU member state you are located in.

Google Analytics and Cookies

We also collect data that your browser sends automatically whenever you visit our website. This data may include browser type, IP address (captured and stored only in anonymized form), browser version, screen size, the pages you visited on our website, when your visit took place, how long you were on those pages and other statistics. In addition, we use third-party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this data. You can find more detailed information about our usage of cookies in our cookies-policy. It is important to note that we will never use this information to identify individual users or to match it with further data on an individual user.

We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained. MikaelaJudd.com may change this privacy policy from time to time at MikaelaJudd.com’s sole discretion.