Terms & Conditions of the Use of ThatITGirl.com

1.  Overview.

1.1  ThatITGirl.com is a personal blog written and edited by its owner.  For questions about this website, please contact us.

1.2  The views and opinions expressed on ThatITGirl.com are purely those of the website owner.  If we claim or appear to be experts on any topic, product, or service area, it is purely unintentional.  ThatITGirl.com does not contain any content that may present a conflict of interest.

2.  Acceptance of  ThatITGirl.com Terms and Conditions.

2.1  Your access to and use of ThatITGirl.com is subject exclusively to these Terms and Conditions.  You will not use the website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions.

2.2  By using ThatITGirl.com, through viewing any of its content, through submitting comments, through submitting pictures, through entering giveaways, through subscribing to and commenting on ThatITGirl.com on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, Bloglovin’ and/or Beautylish,  or in any other fashion as deemed appropriate by the owner/author of ThatITGirl.com, you acknowledging that you have read and are fully accepting the terms, conditions, disclosures, policies and/or disclaimers and their addendums contained on ThatITGirl.com.  If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions, you must immediately stop using ThatITGirl.com

3.  Content

3.1  ThatITGirl.com provides content for general information purposes only.  The content consists of the opinions of the ThatITGirl.com and its owner/author.  The information/content on the ThatITGirl.com may be changed and or deleted without notice and is not guaranteed to be complete, correct or up-to-date. While we try to revise the blog on a regular basis, it may not reflect the most current legal developments. The opinions expressed at or through the blog are the opinions of the individual author.

3.2  The contents of ThatITGirl.com do not constitute as professional and is intended for reference purposes only. Advice and should not be relied upon in making or refraining from making any decision and is not intended to substitute for the advice or judgement of a physician, pharmacist, or other licensed trained healthcare professional.  Never delay or disregard professional medical advice from your halthcare provider because of something you read on ThatITGirl.com

3.3  Any statements on ThatITGirl.com regarding dietary supplements and over-the-counter medications have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration, and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or health condition.

3.4  ThatITGirl.com assumes no liability for inaccuracies or misstatements about products featured on this website.  ThatITGirl.com recommends that you do not solely rely on the information presented and that you always read labels, warnings, and directions before using or consuming a product.  For additional information about a product, please contact the manufacturer.

3.5 Content written by the owner/author of ThatITGirl.com, unless indicated otherwise, is based on personal experience and results.  Content is not influenced by advertisers, affiliates, public relation firms, brands, or other individuals unless otherwise noted.

3.6  In the event that you choose to write ThatITGirl.com for advice you are acknowledging that ThatITGirl.com is not responsible for any response that you do or do not receive.  You are also acknowledging that ThatITGirl.com is not liable for any losses, harm, injuries, or damages resulting or arising from the submission of your question.

3.7  While ThatITGirl.com strives to present information as accurately as possible, ThatITGirl.com makes no guarantee regarding the validity of the content of the ThatITGirl.com.

3.8  ThatITGirl.com does not guarantee that this website will be accessible at all times or during any down time caused by outages to any public Internet backbones, networks or servers, caused by any failures of your equipment, systems or local access services, for previously scheduled maintenance or relating to events beyond the owner’s/author’s control such as strikes, riots, fires, floods, explosions, war, terrorism, governmental action, labor conditions, natural and/or man-made disasters, or interruptions in Internet services to an area where the owner/author or your servers are located.

4.  Comment  Policy.

4.1  In the event that you choose to leave a comment on ThatITGirl.com, you are acknowledging that you have read and are fully accepting the terms, conditions, disclosures, policies and/or disclaimers and their addendums contained on ThatITGirl.com

4.2  All comments submitted to ThatITGirl.com are subject to approval before posting. ThatITGirl.com reserves the right to edit and/or deny approval of any comment containing spam, off-site links, advertising, pornographic material, racist and sexist remarks, insults, personal attacks against the owner of ThatITGirl.com or any of its readers and commenters, ridicule, or any other demeaning material as defined by ThatITGirl.com.

4.3  ThatITGirl.com reserves the right to deny approval of, edit, move and/or delete comments at out own discretion without notification or explanation.  

4.4   Violation of the Comment Policy may result in limited or blocked access to ThatITGirl.com.


5.   Submission Policy.

5.1  In the event that you choose to submit questions, content, and/or pictures to  ThatITGirl.com, you are acknowledging that you have read and are fully accepting the terms, conditions, disclosures, policies and/or disclaimers and their addendums contained on ThatITGirl.com.

5.2  ThatITGirl.com reserves the right alter, reproduce, or recreate any content, questions, and/or pictures you submit as we deem necessary for the use of this website.

5.3  ThatITGirl.com is not responsible for the security of any photos you submit.  When submitting your picture, please keep in mind that ThatITGirl.com will not unlawfully sell or distribute your picture to a third party, yet people of lesser character may attempt to unlawfully copy, use, alter, and/or distribute your picture.  By submitting your photo, you are acknowledging this, and agreeing not to hold ThatITGirl.com responsible for any losses or damages that may occur.

5.4  ThatITGirl.com reserves the right to delete your content, and/or photo submission without warning or explanation.


6.  Advertising Policy.

6.1  In the event that you choose advertise on ThatITGirl.com, you are acknowledging that you have read and are fully accepting the terms, conditions, disclosures, policies and/or disclaimers and their addendums contained on ThatITGirl.com.

6.2  Advertising on ThatITGirl.com is generated by a third party ad network or by individual advertisers.

6.3  Any advertisements, advertorials, sponsored content, and the like will be clearly marked as advertising content and do not reflect the opinions of the ThatITGirl.com or its owner/author.

6.4  ThatITGirl.com reserves the right to remove ANY advertisement that conflicts with the terms, conditions, disclosures, policies and/or disclaimers and their addendums contained on ThatITGirl.com.


7.  Review Policy.

Please click here for more information on ThatITGirl.com’s Review Policy


8.  Giveaway Policy

8.1  In the event that you choose enter a giveaway conducted on ThatITGirl.com, you are acknowledging that you have read and are fully accepting the terms, conditions, disclosures, policies and/or disclaimers and their addendums contained on ThatITGirl.com.

8.2  Each giveaway will include a full set of terms and conditions, which can be accessed and read in the same post where one would enter.

8.3  There is no purchase necessary for any of giveaways hosted on ThatITGirl.com.

8.4  ThatITGirl.com may participate in sponsored giveaways and will appropriately notify you if a giveaway is sponsored per FTC guidelines.  In the event that you choose enter a sponsored giveaway conducted on ThatITGirl.com, you are acknowledging that you have read and are fully accepting the terms, conditions, disclosures, policies and/or disclaimers and their addendums contained on ThatITGirl.com AND on the outlined sponsor’s website/blog.

8.5  ThatITGirl.com reserves the right to cancel and/or change any terms of a giveaway at any time with or without notification.

8.6  Unless otherwise specified, giveaways are decided by random draw using a random number generator.  ThatITGirl.com currently uses random.org to determine a winner.

8.7  By entering any giveaway on ThatITGirl.com you are giving ThatITGirl.com permission to sign you up for our newsletter, #ITGirlStatus.  ThatITGirl.com will not spam your e-mail account or sell your information to 3rd party vendors.

8.8  Winners will be contacted via e-mail and will have 48 hours to confirm receipt of e-mail and claim prize.  If a prize goes unclaimed, ThatITGirl.com will randomly select another winner.  ThatITGirl.com will continue to randomly select winners until the prize is claimed.

Prizes can take up to eight weeks to be delivered.


9.  Prohibited Actions.

9.1 You are not authorized to use  ThatITGirl.com to advertise products of any kind and/or other blogs unless you receive specific written authorization from the owner/author of ThatITGirl.com.

9.2  You are not allowed to represent, post content on other websites, create profiles, and/or speak on behalf of ThatITGirl.com unless you receive specific written authorization from the owner/author of ThatITGirl.com.

9.4  You are not authorized to infringe the Copyright policy and Comment policy of ThatITGirl.com.

9.5  You are not authorized to attack ThatITGirl.com using malicious software and/or use ThatITGirl.com for data mining.

9.6  You are not authorized to  commit any illegal actions while using ThatITGirl.com, or against ThatITGirl.com.

9.7  You are not authorized to restrict access to ThatITGirl.com.

9.8  You are not authorized to impede the normal functioning of  ThatITGirl.com, to menace the author/owner with, or cause physical or financial harm to, the owner/author of ThatITGirl.com.


10.  Change of Use.

10.1  ThatITGirl.com reserves the right to change or remove (temporarily or permanently) this website or any part of it without notice or explanation.  You confirm that ThatITGitl.com shall not be liable to you for any such change or removal.

10.2  ThatITGirl.com reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time, and your continued use of this website following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change.

11.  Links to Third Party Websites.

11.1  ThatITGirl.com may include links to third party websites and/or vendors that are controlled and maintained by others.  Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such website and you acknowledge and agree that ThatITGirl.com is not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.

11.2  Some of the links to third-party retail websites are affiliate links.  At no extra cost to you, we only receive commission if you purchase the product through the link.   Commission can range from as little as 1% to as much as 10% depending on the retailer, campaign, product type, etc.

12.  Copyright.

12.1  All copyrights on and trademarks on ThatITGirl.com are owned by their respective owners.  Comments are owned by the poster.  All other materials and all other intellectual property rights in this website and its content (including without limitation the website design, text graphics, and all software and source codes connected with this website) are owned and licensed by ThatITGirl.com or otherwise used by ThatITGirl.com as permitted by law.

12.2 You are not allowed to reproduce, sell, and modify any part of ThatITGirl.com. You are welcome to link to this blog, and to discuss its contents in a respectful manner. When you quote or link to this blog, please include the blog’s name in your link.  To obtain permission to copy portions of the blog, please submit your request through our contact form.

12.3  In accessing ThatITGirl.com, you agree that you will access the content solely for your personal, non-commercial use.  None of the content on this website may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold, or distributed without prior written consent of the the copyright holder.  This excludes the dowloading, copying, and/or printhing of pages of this website for personal, non-commercial use.

12.4  All images on ThatITGirl.com that are not property of ThatITGirl.com are readily available on the internet and believed to be in the public domain.  Images posted are believed to be published according to the U.S. Copyright Fair Use Act (title17, U.S. Code)

If you believe material on ThatITGirl.com is infringing on your copyright, please contact us by email with the following and the infringing material will be removed as soon as possible.

(a)  Your name, address, telephone number, and email address;

(b)  a description of the copyrighted material that you claim has been infringed;

(c) the exact URL or a description of each place where alleged infringd material is located;

(d) a statement by you that you have good faith belief that the disputed use has not been authorized by you, your agent, or the law;

(e) your electronic or physical signature or the electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on your behalf, and;

(f) a statement made by you under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate, that you are the copyright owner or authorixed to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.  Please also note that under Section 512(f) of the Copyright Act, any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material or activity is infringing, and is subject to liability.

12.5  Member images used in any fashion on ThatITGirl.com are property of ThatITGirl.com as granted by a signed consent form.

13.  Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability.

13.1  ThatITGirl.com is provided on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis without any representation or endorsement made without warranty of any kind whether expressed or implied, including but not limited too the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security, and accuracy.

13.2  To the extent permitted by the law, ThatITGirl.com will not be liable for any indirect or consequential harm,loss or damage (including without limitation loss of health, business, money, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of ThatITGirl.com

13.3  ThatITGirl.com makes no warranty that the functionality of this website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or anything else that may be harmful or destructive.

13.4  Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed so as to exclude or limit liability of ThatITGirl.com for death or personal injury as a result of the intentional negligence of ThatITGirl.com or that of its employees or agents.


14.  Indemnity.

You agree to idemnify and hold ThatITGirl.com and its employees and agents harmless from and against all liabilities, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other expenses in relation to any claims or actions brought against ThatITGirl.com arising out of any breach by you of these Terms and Conditions or other liabilities arising out of your use of this website.

15.  Severance.

If any of these Terms and Conditions should be determined to be invalid, illegal, or unforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Terms and Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforcable.

12.  Governing Law.

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and constructed in accordance with the law of the United States of America and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurusdiction of the United States of America courts.

If you have any questions regarding the outlined Terms & Conditions, please contact us.

EFFECTIVE DATE: 12/12/2009

UPDATED: 01/17/16