Policies

Privacy Policy

{Updated 5/2/2014}

Other Third Party ad servers or ad networks may use cookies to track users activities on this website to measure advertisement effectiveness and other reasons that will be provided in their own privacy policies, The Imperfect Vessel has no access or control over these cookies that may be used by third party advertisers.

This website records information about how people access the RSS feed, but does not collect any personally identifying information from or about my RSS subscribers. The feed services collect the e-mail addresses of individuals that subscribe to the RSS feed via e-mail. Individual information about subscribers to this website’s feed is held in strict confidence; I will not release or disclose any specific subscriber information under any circumstances, unless required by law. Aggregated information stripped of any personally identifiable information may be disclosed.

Comments submitted to this website are the responsibility of the commenter.  I reserve the right to remove or edit comments at my discretion. Site URLs (if provided) are published along with comments. Email addresses are required with the submission of comments but are not disclosed, unless the commenter deliberately does so him/herself by entering the email address in the main comment box in addition to the box clearly labeled for the email address. The Imperfect Vessel reserves the right to delete any comments containing profanity, self promotion, harassment, threats, or spam of any sort.

I have included links on this site for your use and reference. I am not responsible for the privacy policies on these websites. You should be aware that the privacy policies of these sites may differ from mine.

This policy may be altered at any time.

Advertising Policy

{Updated 9/2/2014}

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by Bree Blum.

This blog accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. The compensation received will never influence the content, topics or posts made in this blog. All advertising is in the form of advertisements generated by a third party ad network. Those advertisements will be identified as paid advertisements.

For interested parties, more information regarding paid advertising can be found here.

The owner of this blog is not compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the blog owners. If I claim or appear to be an expert on a certain topic or product or service area, I will only endorse products or services that I believe, based on my expertise, are worthy of such endorsement. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider. This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

Some posts on The Imperfect Vessel include links to sponsors or affiliates, which provide a small percentage of the sale. You are not obligated to use these links when you make a purchase, but when you do it helps to support my blog and eMinistry — so thank you! I will provide disclosure when using affiliate links.

All content on The Imperfect Vessel is copyrighted and may not be reprinted in full form without my written consent.

Giveaway Policy

{Updated 5/2/2014}

Occasionally, The Imperfect Vessel will host a giveaway to celebrate blogging highlights or just for the heck of it.  Should you be interested in entering, please take note of the following important details:

  1. All entrants must be 13 years old and above to participate in the giveaway, unless otherwise stated.
  2. The Imperfect Vessel will not be held responsible for any lost or damaged physical items, delivered by a third party sponsor.
  3. The Winner shall be chosen randomly via Rafflecopter or through Random.org.  The winner will be contacted via Email.
  4. The Winner shall be given 48 hours to reply to the notification. Failure to respond means that another winner will be chosen.
  5. Prizes shall be awarded in a timely fashion.  All physical items, delivered by The Imperfect Vessel, will be shipped within one week of the close of the giveaway.
  6. The Imperfect Vessel reserves the right to disqualify any entrant who is proven to be cheating the system.
  7. The Imperfect Vessel values the privacy of its users.  I do not share or sell information and will use it for the sole purpose of contacting a winner.  All confidential records shall be permanently deleted after the winner has been chosen.

Terms & Conditions

{Updated 5/2/2014}

By visiting www.imperfectvessel.com and using any of my products or services, you are consenting to The Imperfect Vessel’s Terms & Conditions.

The Imperfect Vessel contains intellectual property owned by Hands on Communications, including trademarks, trade dress, 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 The Imperfect Vessel’s content, in whole or in part without our prior written consent. I reserve the right to immediately remove your account and access toThe Imperfect Vessel, including any products or services offered through the site, without refund, if you are caught violating this intellectual property policy.

By using my website and/or products/services/advice you agree not to hold me liable for any damages. I can’t guarantee that my work will be error-free and so I can’t be liable to you or any third-party for damages, including lost profits, lost savings or other incidental, consequential or special damages that may occur from following the advice or ideas shared in my blog posts or website content, or with the use of any free or paid work that I share with you (including, but not limited to templates, printable materials, and graphics). Follow my advice and use my products and services at your own risk.

For questions regarding any of the above policies,
please contact me at bree {at} imperfectvessel {dot} com.