Terms and Conditions

Agreement between User and TennTalk.org

Welcome to TennTalk.org. The TennTalk.org website (the “Site”) is comprised of various web pages operated by Tennessee Advocacy Talk (“TAT”). TennTalk.org is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the “Terms”). Your use of TennTalk.org constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully, and keep a copy of them for your reference.

TennTalk.org is an Education, Training, Blog, Booking Site.

This site is a resource to inform, educate through training, and purchase goods and services through online booking features. The purpose of this site is to enhance the user's knowledge and awareness by offering training, goods, and services. 

Privacy

Your use of TennTalk.org is subject to TAT's Privacy Policy.Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs the Site and informs users of our data collection practices.

Electronic Communications

VisitingTennTalk.org sending any form of messages to TAT constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Your Account

If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that TAT is not responsible for a third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. TAT and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content at our sole discretion.

Children Under Thirteen

TennTalk.org does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of thirteen. If you are under 18, you may use TennTalk.org only with permission of a parent or guardian. If you participate in Youth Coaching, a parent or guardian must sign and return the Under 18 Youth Coaching form

Coaching and Consulting

TAT contracts Independent Contractors for consulting and coaching services and uses a Skype platform to operate its coaching and consulting services. The Independent Contractors working with Youth have undergone a screening and background check before contracted to work with TAT's clientele.  TAT is not responsible for any misrepresentation, negative experience, or liability outcomes with its Independent Contractors; however, if you experience a negative event or have a negative experience, please send an email to clientservices@tenntalk.org. We take our reputation to give outstanding service very seriously and will take appropriate measures to correcting any barriers to achieve outstanding credibility.  TAT makes no promises to the outcomes of its services. It is up to the client to participate and be ambitious. TAT and its Independent contractors are not contracted to be Therapists or Crisis Services Representatives and only perform consulting and/or Life Coaching. Anyone making a payment to TAT for Consulting and Coaching Services fully agrees with the Terms and Conditions of this site and through a successful payment for those services is proof of the clients understanding of the Terms and Conditions of Services. A Client is anyone purchasing services through Tenntalk.org or Tennessee Advocacy Talk. All of TATs services are strictly advice and TAT and its Independent Contractors do not guarantee any results from the services. It is solely up to the client to implement strategies suggested for progression, TAT and its Contractors do not recommend any strategies that are not ethical and illegal. 

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Any membership services and/or any products and any services purchased through the site particularly but not limited to the Training Page and Booking Page are non-refundable. By purchasing services you agree you understand the NO REFUND policy. If you cancel more than 2 scheduled appointments during the same contract within 24 hours of the scheduled appointment time, the session is nontransferable and non-refundable.

Links to Third Party Sites/Third Party Services

TennTalk.org may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of TATand TAT is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. TAT is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by TAT of the site or any association with its operators.

Certain services made available via TennTalk.org are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the TennTalk.org domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that TAT may share such information and data with any third party with whom TAT has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of  TennTalk.org users and customers. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites as well as other affiliate relationships in the same kind.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use/Intellectual Property

You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and useTennTalk.org strictly in accordance with these terms of use. As a condition of your use of the Site, you warrant to TAT that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.

All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of TAT or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.

You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. TAT content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular, you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of TAT and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of TAT or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.

Use of Communication Services

The Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, blogs, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.

By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded; restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.

TAT has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, TAT reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. TAT reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.

TAT reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in TAT's sole discretion.

Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. TennTalk.org/TAT does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized TAT spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of TAT.

Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.

Materials Provided to TennTalk.org or Posted on Any TAT Web Page

TAT does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to TennTalk.org (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to any TAT Site or our associated services (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting TAT, our affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.

No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. TAT is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in TAT’s sole discretion.

By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.

Third Party Accounts

You will be able to connect your TAT account to third party accounts. By connecting your  TennTalk.org account to your third party account, you acknowledge and agree that you are consenting to the continuous release of information about you to others (in accordance with your privacy settings on those third party sites). If you do not want information about you to be shared in this manner, do not use this feature.

International Users

The Service is controlled, operated and administered by TAT from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the TAT Content accessed through TennTalk.org in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless TAT, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. TAT reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with TAT in asserting any available defenses.

Arbitration

In the event the parties are not able to resolve any dispute between them arising out of or concerning these Terms and Conditions, or any provisions hereof, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise at law or in equity for damages or any other relief, then such dispute shall be resolved only by final and binding arbitration pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act, conducted by a single neutral arbitrator and administered by the American Arbitration Association, or a similar arbitration service selected by the parties, in a location mutually agreed upon by the parties. The arbitrator’s award shall be final, and judgment may be entered upon it in any court having jurisdiction. In the event that any legal or equitable action, proceeding or arbitration arises out of or concerns these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its costs and reasonable attorney’s fees. The parties agree to arbitrate all disputes and claims in regards to these Terms and Conditions or any disputes arising as a result of these Terms and Conditions, whether directly or indirectly, including Tort claims that are a result of these Terms and Conditions. The parties agree that the Federal Arbitration Act governs the interpretation and enforcement of this provision. The entire dispute, including the scope and enforceability of this arbitration provision, shall be determined by the Arbitrator. This arbitration provision shall survive the termination of these Terms and Conditions.

Class Action Waiver

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. TAT AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.

TAT AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. TAT AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL TAT AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE SITE, WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR RELATED SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE, OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF TAT OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH ANY PORTION OF THE SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS OF USE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE.

Liability Disclaimer

THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN.  TAT AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.

Termination/Access Restriction

TAT reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Tennessee and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Tennessee in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.

You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and TAT as a result of this agreement or use of the Site. TAT's performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of TAT's right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Site or information provided to or gathered by TAT with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.

Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and TAT with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and TAT with respect to the Site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relate to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.

 

Coaching and Consulting

TAT contracts Independent Contractors for consulting and coaching services and uses a Skype platform to operate its coaching and consulting services. These Independent Contractors have undergone a screening and background check before contracted to work with TAT's clientele.  TAT is not responsible for any misrepresentation, negative experience, or liability outcomes with its Independent Contractors; however, if you experience a negative event or have a negative experience, please send an email to clientservices@tenntalk.org. We take our reputation to give outstanding service very seriously and will take appropriate measures to correcting any barriers to achieve outstanding credibility.  TAT makes no promises to the outcomes of its services. It is up to the client to participate and be ambitious. TAT and its Independent contractors are not Therapists or Crisis Services Representatives. Anyone making a payment to TAT for Consulting and Coaching Services fully agrees with the Terms and Conditions of this site and through a successful payment for those services is proof of the clients understanding of the Terms and Conditions of Services. A Client is anyone purchasing services through Tenntalk.org or Tennessee Advocacy Talk. 

CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT

 Tennessee Advocacy Talk aka TennTalk.org/TAT is engaged in Coaching, Consulting, Article Writers Anonymous Sources. Any Client who utilizes TAT's Services is engaged in Sharing confident information needed to make assessments or supplying information to customize strategies for contracts and writers collects anonymous information from sources to publish articles on TABizTalk. Information will be disclosed to customized programs or used to compile articles for TABizTalk. TAT will protect the confidential material and information which may be disclosed between the source or client and TAT agree as follows:

 

I. CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION. The term "Confidential Information" means any information or material which is proprietary to Tennessee Advocacy Talk aka TennTalk.org/TAT, whether or not owned or developed by Tennessee Advocacy Talk aka TennTalk.org/TAT, which is not generally known other than by Tennessee Advocacy Talk aka TennTalk.org/TAT, and which Any Coach, Consultant, or Writer who discloses with TAT to perform services may obtain through any direct or indirect contact with Tennessee Advocacy Talk aka TennTalk.org/TAT.

 

A. Confidential Information includes without limitation:

- business records and plans

- financial statements

- customer lists and records

- trade secrets

- technical information

- products

- inventions

- product design information

- pricing structure

- discounts

- costs

- computer programs and listings

- source code and/or object code

- copyrights and other intellectual property

- anything discussed in a consultation that the client wants to be kept confident.

and other proprietary information.

 

B. Confidential Information does not include:

- matters of public knowledge that result from disclosure by Tennessee Advocacy Talk aka TennTalk.org/TAT

- information rightfully received by Any Coach, Consultant, or Writer who utilizes TAT's Services from a third party without a duty of confidentiality

- information independently developed by Any Coach, Consultant Client who utilizes TAT's Services

- information disclosed by operation of law

- information disclosed by Any Coach or Consulting Client who utilizes TAT's Services with the prior written consent of Tennessee Advocacy Talk aka TennTalk.org/TAT

and any other information that both parties agree in writing is not confidential.

 

II. PROTECTION OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION. Any Coach or Consulting Client who utilizes TAT's Services or Writers Anonymous Source understands and acknowledges that the Confidential Information has been developed or obtained by Tennessee Advocacy Talk aka TennTalk.org/TAT by the investment of significant time, effort and expense, and that the Confidential Information is a valuable, special and unique asset of Tennessee Advocacy Talk aka TennTalk.org/TAT which provides TAT with a significant competitive advantage, and needs to be protected from improper disclosure. In consideration for the disclosure of the Confidential Information, Any Coach or Consulting Client or Anonymous writing source who utilizes TAT's Services agrees to hold in confidence and to not disclose the Confidential Information to any person or entity without the prior written consent of Tennessee Advocacy Talk aka TennTalk.org/TAT. In addition, Any Coach or Consulting Client  or Anonymous writer source who utilizes TAT's Services agrees that:

 

No Copying/Modifying. Any Coach or Consulting Client or writer source who utilizes TAT's Services will not copy or modify any Confidential Information without the prior written consent of Tennessee Advocacy Talk aka TennTalk.org/TAT.

  

Unauthorized Disclosure of Information. If it appears that Any Coach or Consulting Client or writer source who utilizes TAT's Services has disclosed (or has threatened to disclose) Confidential Information in violation of this Agreement, Tennessee Advocacy Talk aka TennTalk.org/TAT shall be entitled to an injunction to restrain Any Coach or Consulting Client or writer source who utilizes TAT's Services from disclosing, in whole or in part, the Confidential Information. Tennessee Advocacy Talk aka TennTalk.org/TAT shall not be prohibited by this provision from pursuing other remedies, including a claim for losses and damages.

 

III. RETURN OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION. Upon the written request of Tennessee Advocacy Talk aka TennTalk.org/TAT, Any Coach or Consulting Client who utilizes TAT's Services shall return to Tennessee Advocacy Talk aka TennTalk.org/TAT all written materials containing the Confidential Information. Any Coach or Consulting Client who utilizes TAT's Services shall also deliver to Tennessee Advocacy Talk aka TennTalk.org/TAT written statements signed by Any Coach or Consulting Client who utilizes TAT's Services certifying that all materials have been returned within five (5) days of receipt of the request.

 

IV. RELATIONSHIP OF PARTIES. Neither party has an obligation under this Agreement to purchase any service or item from the other party, or commercially offer any products using or incorporating the Confidential Information. This Agreement does not create any agency, partnership, or joint venture.

 

V. LIMITED LICENSE TO USE. Any Coach or Consulting Client who utilizes TAT's Services shall not acquire any intellectual property rights under this Agreement except the limited right to use set out above. Any Coach or Consulting Client who utilizes TAT's Services acknowledges that, as between Tennessee Advocacy Talk aka TennTalk.org/TAT and Any Coach or Consulting Client who utilizes TAT's Services, the Confidential Information and all related copyrights and other intellectual property rights, are (and at all times will be) the property of Tennessee Advocacy Talk aka TennTalk.org/TAT, even if suggestions, comments, and/or ideas made by Any Coach or Consulting Client who utilizes TAT's Services are incorporated into the Confidential Information or related materials during the period of this Agreement.

 

VI. GENERAL PROVISIONS. This Agreement sets forth the entire understanding of the parties regarding confidentiality. The obligations of confidentiality shall survive indefinitely from the date of disclosure of the Confidential Information. Any amendments must be in writing and signed by both parties. This Agreement shall be construed under the laws of the State of Tennessee. This Agreement shall not be assignable by either party, and neither party may delegate its duties under this Agreement, without the prior written consent of the other party. The confidentiality provisions of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect after the effective date of this Agreement.

 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, this Agreement has been executed and delivered in the manner prescribed by law as of the date first written above. By making any payment to TAT will be evidence of the understanding of this agreement.

 

Changes to Terms

TAT reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which Tenntalk.org is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. TAT encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.

Effective as of August 22, 2017