Disclaimers and Disclosures

Here at Kimberly C. Starr, I believe in honesty, transparency, and integrity. These disclaimers and disclosures policies are in place to protect both of us – and to comply with various laws and regulations. This also serves as my terms of use or service.

General Disclosures:

This blog is a personal blog written and edited by me. For questions about this blog, please contact Kimberly C. Starr (kimberly@kimberlycstarr.com).

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.

The owner(s) of this blog is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites, and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this blog receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely the bloggers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

This blog does not contain any content which might present a conflict of interest.

I operate this and related sites under Protean Enterprises, LLC.

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Affiliate and Advertising Disclosure Policy

I do use advertising and affiliate links on this website. Those advertising fees help keep the virtual lights on – and fuel my chocolate addiction. Those links will always be disclosed because it’s just the right thing to do, FTC rules or not. This is what my standard disclosure looks like:

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I am an Amazon affiliate because Prime is a lifesaver. “As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.”

I do product reviews or sponsored posts. While I review items or post affiliate links, I will only endorse products and services that I wholeheartedly believe in and use myself. When it comes to free stuff, I’d rather say “no” to a potential advertiser than accumulate junk or write a review I’ll regret. Sometimes I’m paid for these posts and sometimes I receive free products as compensation.

I do have ads on this blog. It’s just a way to keep the blog finances paid without you having to do anything except burn an an extra calorie scrolling. If you want more sleep-inducing legal stuff to read, here’s what Google has to say about ads.

The views, opinions, and advice on this site are 100% mine. Any product, statistic, claim, or representation of a product or service should always be verified with the manufacturer or service provider.

Health Disclaimer and Disclosures

The stories and health-related information I share on this website are for information only and should not be construed as medical advice. Never substitute these online anecdotes for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always talk to your primary care provider (doctor, nurse practitioner, physician’s assistant, etc) for specific guidance on your medical and health needs. Never delay treatment or disregard your doc’s advice because of something you read here.

I have no financial interests, investments, or stakes in any institution, practice, test, or any other medically related anything. I do design and make my own line of designer cute compression socks; they are, however, a fashion statement and not a medical device.

If you’ve got a medical emergency, please call 911 or seek immediate assistance. This site and information on it are provided “as is” and reliance on it is solely at your own risk.

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Republished Content

Want to republish my content? Aww, I’m flattered. Please email me first at kimberly (at) kimberlycstarr (dot) com.

Republished content from my previous blogs. This isn’t my first rodeo, y’all. In fact, this is my third blog. Many of my articles were originally published on those other blogs. Anything republished from those websites will have been updated for this site and may be noted as republished content. That disclosure may even direct you to my featured writing for more information.

Other articles I’ve written, originally published elsewhere, may be republished here. These articles will have a link back to the original publication site in compliance with both blogging best practices and agreements with the original publisher.

Copyright

All rights are reserved © Kimberly C. Starr.

I’m not responsible for those who republish anything from this website, in part or whole, without my permission.

I use a mixture of my own and stock photos. The latter is used with permission and attributed as required.

Items or products downloaded from this site are for personal use only.

Work for Hire

Until the project is paid in full as agreed upon, Kimberly C. Starr retains the copyright of all work for hire.

Refunds

Digital products and services

Due to the nature of digital products, I am unable to offer refunds on any digital products or services.

Physical goods and items

Returns or exchanges must be in a new, unused condition and have a verifiable account.

In the event that you got my products through a different retailer, any purchasing concerns must be taken to the retailer where the purchase was made.

Items purchased on Clearance are non-refundable and non-returnable.

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Shipping

Digital products and services

Digital products and services will be delivered via email; please be sure to add kimberly@kimberlycstarr.com to your safe senders’ list to ensure deliver.

Physical goods and items

In-stock orders may take 2-3 business days to ship after payment is processed and received.

Orders within the United States are shipped using USPS. Estimated delivery time is 3-7 business days.

  • Utah requires me to collect taxes for online sales.
  • Any out-of-state based sales will be responsible for their own applicable taxes.
  • Want to upgrade to expedited shipping? Awesome! Just select that option at checkout.

International shipping

  • Orders are shipped via USPS International.
  • Any taxes or duties incurred are your responsibility.
  • Due to USPS’s regulations, no tracking or insurance is available. I am not responsible for lost or late shipments.

Risk of Loss

Items purchased through KimberlyCStarr.com or related sites that are made pursuant to a shipping contract, you assume all risk of loss upon product delivery to the carrier.

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Terms of Use

Protean Enterprises, LLC grants a limited license to access the site and use KimberlyCStarr.com and related sites. This limited license does not include the downloading of or modification to any portion of KimberlyCStarr.com or related sites without the express written consent of Protean Enterprises, LLC. This license also excludes the resale or commercial use of KimberlyCStarr.com or related sites, available content, account information, descriptions, logos, product listings, data mining or extraction, or download or copying of any images, video, and graphics.

User Submitted Content

By submitting to any of my sites, you’re granting Protean Enterprises, LLC a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, and irrevocable right to use, modify, and display this content through any medium. By submitting work, you represent that you own and control all rights to the submitted content and that the content is accurate, does not breach these terms, and will not lead to the injury of any person. As such, you agree to take full legal responsibility for any claims that result from your submitted materials and you will compensate Protean Enterprises, LLC for any resulting claims. Protean Enterprises, LLC assumes no liability for content posted by you or any other third party. We reserve the right to remove published content at our discretion.

Limited Liability, Governing Law, & Termination of Use

Neither Kimberly C. Starr nor Protean Enterprises, LLC is liable for errors or omissions in content or comments on this site or elsewhere. Advice, tips, suggestions, and results of actions contained within this site and other content are the reader’s responsibility. Neither Kimberly C. Starr nor Protean Enterprises, LLC are responsible for links leading off of this site.

This site and business operate in Kaysville, Utah in the United States of America. By using this, any of my other content or services, or any of my other sites that link to this disclosure policy, you agree that the laws of Davis County, Utah will govern the terms of use. Any disputes arising will be settled within that judiciary system.

Kimberly C. Starr and site managers are authorized to exclude any user and their content from this site for any policy violation or just not playing nicely with others.

Users who want their information removed from this site may refer to the privacy policies for more information.


If you have any questions about these policies, feel free to contact me.