Welcome & thank you for being here.

It's important that we're both legally protected while you're visiting my little slice of the internet, hence the unfluffy Terms & Conditions below, which covers our respect for one another, such as:

  • Valuing each other's work, products & services and not copying it or using it illegally, inappropriately or without permission.
  • How we communicate with each other, including Posting Guidelines - please have fun, be polite & professional.
  • Our rights and expectations of one another - look out for Refunds & Cancellation Policy in purple text.
  • How important your Privacy is to us - VERY.
  • We're adults - if you're under 18 and here on purpose, that's cool you're so eager to be the next big entrepreneur, but I'm afraid I must be a bad host and refuse you. So get on outta here and go play basketball or something!

 

Sharing my content

So you'd like to link to or share any of my content? Thank you - I'm flattered!

Please include a source credit, for example:

Social Media: Please include my name and/or account handle, eg @jedapearl.

Other Media {blog, video, ezine, etc}: Please include my name, Jeda Pearl, and link back to the original post or webpage.

Thank you.

Full T&Cs below in my native British English.

 

As per the EU Directive, we have a full Privacy Policy.
If you've already read the T&Cs, you can check a specific clause using the T&Cs  Menu at the bottom of the page.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

BY VISITING JEDAPEARL.COM, THECOPYSPA.COM, AND/OR NURTUREYOURAUDIENCE.COM (INCLUDING .CO.UK DOMAINS AND SUBDOMAINS), YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

OVERVIEW:

The terms “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to JEDA PEARL CREATIVE. The terms "Website" and “Site” refers to JEDAPEARL.COM, THECOPYSPA.COM, AND/OR NURTUREYOURAUDIENCE.COM (INCLUDING .CO.UK DOMAINS AND SUBDOMAINS). The terms “User,” “You,” and “Your” refer to Site visitors, customers, and any other users of the Site.

The Website provides a "Service" where Users can read articles related to writing, marketing, small business management and business development; and may purchase services, including but not limited to consultancy, digital products, physical products, online classes, workshops, events, membership areas; and may opt-in to an email newsletter.

Use of the Website, including all materials presented herein and all online services provided by JEDA PEARL CREATIVE, is subject to the following Terms and Conditions. These Terms and Conditions apply to all Site visitors, customers, and all other users of the Site.

This agreement applies as between You, the User of this Website and JEDA PEARL CREATIVE, the owner(s) of this Website.  Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions is deemed to occur upon Your first use of the Website.

1. Definitions and Interpretation 

By using the Website or Service, You agree to these Terms and Conditions, without modification, and acknowledge reading them. If You do not agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, You should stop using the Website immediately.

No part of this Website is intended to constitute a contractual offer capable of acceptance.  Your order constitutes a contractual offer and Our acceptance of that offer is deemed to occur upon Our sending a dispatch email to You indicating that Your order has been fulfilled and is on its way to You.

 

In this Agreement the following terms shall have the following meanings:

“Account” means collectively the personal information, Payment Information and credentials used by Users to access Paid Content and / or any communications System on the Website;

"Content" means any text, media, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio clips, video clips, documents, coursework, materials, data compilations, software and any other form of information capable of being stored in a computer that appears on or forms part of this Website;

“Service” means collectively any online facilities, tools, digital and physical products, digital and physical services, consultancy services, memberships or information that JEDA PEARL CREATIVE makes available through the Website either now or in the future;

“Services” means the services available to You through this Website, including but not limited to: a place where Users can read articles related to writing, marketing, small business management and business development; and may purchase services, including but not limited to copywriting and editing services, marketing and strategy consultancy, digital products, physical products, online classes, workshops, event tickets, memberships, membership areas; and may opt-in to email newsletters;

“Payment Information” means any details required for the purchase of Services from this Website.  This includes, but is not limited to, Your name and address, and the name and address of any gift recipients, and Payment Methods, such as credit / debit card numbers, bank account numbers and sort codes (please note: we do NOT collect any of your financial details on this website - we use secure payment processors, like PayPal, to do that for us);

“Purchase Information” means collectively any orders, invoices, receipts or similar that may be in hard copy or electronic form;

“Premises” means Our place(s) of business located at 68 Cornhill Terrace, Edinburgh, EH6 8EL, Scotland, UK;

“System” means any online communications infrastructure that JEDA PEARL CREATIVE makes available through the Website either now or in the future.  This includes, but is not limited to, Web-based email, message boards, live chat facilities and email links;

“User / Users / You / Your" means any third party that accesses the Website and is not employed by JEDA PEARL CREATIVE and acting in the course of their employment;

“Client” means any third party who has bought copywriting, editing, marketing and / or  business consultancy Services;

"Member / Members" means any third party User who has an account to log-in to this website, who has bought a paid membership, bought a product or service which includes a member’s account, or received a gift membership for JEDA PEARL CREATIVE's Services and accesses the Website and is not employed by JEDA PEARL CREATIVE and acting in the course of their employment;“Website / Site" means the Website that You are currently using (JEDAPEARL.COM, THECOPYSPA.COM, AND/OR NURTUREYOURAUDIENCE.COM - INCLUDING .CO.UK DOMAINS) and any sub-domains of this Site, unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions; and

“We / Us / Our / Writer” means JEDA PEARL CREATIVE.

 
2. Age Restrictions
To access or use the Website, 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.

 
3. Disclaimers
3.1 JEDA PEARL CREATIVE makes no warranty or representation that the Website will meet Your requirements, that it will be of satisfactory quality, that it will be fit for a particular purpose, that it will not infringe the rights of third parties, that it will be compatible with all systems, that it will be secure and that all information provided will be accurate.

3.2 Whilst every reasonable endeavour has been made to ensure that all information provided on this website will be accurate and up to date, JEDA PEARL CREATIVE makes no warranty or representation that that the information provided, regardless of its source (the “Content”), is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. JEDA PEARL CREATIVE disclaims all liability for any inaccuracy, error, or incompleteness in the Content.

3.3 JEDA PEARL CREATIVE make no guarantee of any specific results from the use of Our Service or Services or the service(s) provided thereby. JEDA PEARL CREATIVE neither warrants, represents nor implies that you will derive any benefit, financial or otherwise, from your use of this website or the service(s) provided thereby.

3.4 Results derived from the use of this website or the service(s) provided thereby will vary from one user to another and will depend upon a user’s own input, efforts, circumstances, knowledge and experience.

3.5 No guarantee is given of successful results from the use of this website or the service(s) provided thereby. This website and the service(s) provided thereby merely provide the possibility that users may experience some benefit if the information and facilities provided are applied correctly.

3.6 No part of this Website is intended to constitute advice and the Content of this Website should not be relied upon when making any decisions or taking any action of any kind.

3.7 No part of this Website is intended to constitute a contractual offer capable of acceptance.

3.8 Whilst JEDA PEARL CREATIVE uses reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Website is secure and free of errors, viruses and other malware, all Users are advised to take responsibility for their own security, that of their personal details and their computers.

 

4. Lawful Purposes

You may use the Website 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 Website. You agree to use the Website and to purchase services or products through the Website for legitimate, non-commercial purposes only. You shall not post or transmit through the Website any material which violates or infringes the rights of others, or which is threatening, abusive, defamatory, libellous, 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.

 

5. Our Intellectual Property
5.1 Copyright Notice: © JEDA PEARL CREATIVE, All Rights Reserved. The content of this website is protected by the copyright laws of Scotland and by international laws and conventions.

5.2 Subject to the exceptions in Clause 9 of these Terms and Conditions, all Content included on the Website, unless uploaded by Users, including, but not limited to, text, media, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio clips, video clips, documents, coursework, materials, data compilations, page layout, underlying code and software are the property of JEDA PEARL CREATIVE, Our affiliates or other relevant third parties. By continuing to use the Website You acknowledge that such material is protected by applicable Scottish, United Kingdom and international intellectual property and other laws.

5.3 Subject to Clauses 5.4, 5.5 and 6 You may not reproduce, copy, revise, distribute, gift, sell, store or in any other fashion re-use material from the Website unless otherwise indicated on the Website or unless given express written permission to do so by JEDA PEARL CREATIVE.

5.4 Unless specified within an individual product or service description or client contract, ONLY Clients of JEDA PEARL CREATIVE’s copywriting and editing Services are granted the following Permission of Commercial Use Licence:
5.4.1 As per international standards, Writer retains full global copyright of original content produced. Upon completion of the project, once fees have been paid in full and subject to the following exclusions within this Clause, Writer grants Client a Permission of Commercial Use Licence for the unlimited use of Writer's provided copywriting and editing Services content: in any print media, in any language, in media now known or may in future come into existence including, without limitation, in CD-ROM and DVD format, in storage, archival and/or information retrieval systems, by way of electronic, digital media, interactive or online channels, for archival purposes and internet distribution, with no additional payment to Writer.

5.4.1.1 Exclusion A: Writer's provided content is to be used only for the purpose(s) it was commissioned for, however Client may use excerpts in related content, only for Client's own business purposes. For example, Sales Page copy excerpts may be used in Client's social media posts and email newsletters, promotional materials, sales copy, press releases related to the Sales Page content.

5.4.1.2 Exclusion B: Transfer, gift or sale of the provided content to any third party is only allowed where expressed written permission of Writer has been given. Writer reserves the right to include a new contract, licence and/or remuneration agreement signed by Writer, Client and all third parties involved, as part of Writer's permission. For example, Client may transfer provided content to staff and hired contractors (such as web developers, assistants, managers, PR service providers, journalists) for use in related content described in Exclusion A, but not give or sell content to a business partner or person who may profit from provided content without expressed written permission of Writer.

5.4.2 Client grants Writer the right to reference this project, with excerpts and/or samples, and name Client in Writer's portfolio, marketing materials and all print and digital publicity.

5.5 Unless specified within an individual product or service description or client contract, certain Service materials, such as digital course handouts and subscriber gifts are granted the following Permission of Personal Use Licence:
5.5.1 JEDA PEARL CREATIVE grants You non-exclusive and limited-use permission to download and store and / or print and use ONE personal copy.
5.5.2 You may not reproduce, copy, revise, distribute, gift, or sell or in any other fashion re-use the material unless otherwise indicated on the Website or unless given express written permission to do so by JEDA PEARL CREATIVE.

5.6 Fair Use of Our Intellectual Property: Material from the Website may be re-used without written permission where any of the exceptions detailed in Chapter III of the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988  apply {eg non-commercial archival or educational temporary copies; or public journalism, criticism or review accompanied by a sufficient acknowledgement - please refer to the legislation }.

 
6. Copywriting, Editing and Consulting Services – Client Confidentiality

6.1 JEDA PEARL CREATIVE acknowledges they may be furnished or otherwise receive or have access to information which relates to the Client’s past, present or future products and services; creative works; personal information; marketing strategies; pending projects and proposals; Clients customers, affiliates or subsidiaries; and other proprietary information which gives the Client an opportunity to acquire an advantage over its competitors. JEDA PEARL CREATIVE agrees to preserve and protect the confidentiality of the proprietary information of the Client and all physical forms thereof, whether disclosed to JEDA PEARL CREATIVE before this Agreement is signed or afterward. JEDA PEARL CREATIVE shall be prohibited from discussing the Client or the work with a representative of the press, media or third party without the Client’s prior written approval.

6.2 JEDA PEARL CREATIVE’s Staff and Contractors operating under Jeda Pearl Creative are only permitted to work on Client’s projects when they have signed JEDA PEARL CREATIVE’s Company Non-Disclosure Agreement.

6.3 Such confidential information, for the purposes of this agreement, shall include any and all software, policies, client lists, customer data, articles or other information relating to Client's processing, research and development, trade secrets or business affairs, but excludes information available to the public or information that is or becomes available to JEDA PEARL CREATIVE from third parties who in making such disclosure breach no confidentiality obligation to Client.
 
7. Material You Submit to the Website
You shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on the Website any artwork, photographs, writings, data or other materials (collectively “Materials”) protected by copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right without the express written permission of the owner of the copyright, trademark, or other proprietary right, 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 Website, 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.

 
8. Intellectual Property Rights to Your Materials

8.1 We claim no intellectual property rights over the material You supply to JEDA PEARL CREATIVE. You retain copyright and any other rights You may rightfully hold in any content that You submit through the Website or Service. Content You submit to JEDA PEARL CREATIVE remains yours to the extent that you have any legal claims therein.

8.2 You agree to hold JEDA PEARL CREATIVE 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.

8.3 By posting material on the Website, you grant us a worldwide, royalty-free, nonexclusive, irrevocable license to use the material for informational, promotional, business development, and marketing purposes.

 
9. Third Party Intellectual Property

9.1 Unless otherwise expressly indicated, all Intellectual Property rights including, but not limited to, Copyright and Trademarks, in product images and descriptions belong to the manufacturers or distributors of such products as may be applicable.