This website and the products and services sold here are provided by Katie Schwarz the creator of Brand Personality Blueprint. By visiting this website or making a purchase you agree to the following terms. You are free to pin, tweet, or share any content here provided you credit Katie Schwarz and link back to the original page.
Your privacy is important to me. Please read this document carefully as it discloses information about who I am, what information I collect, and how it is stored. Your information will never be sold or shared with a third party except the services I use in the operation of my business. Keep reading to find out more.
Last updated September 24, 2018.
Brand Personality Blueprint (formerly Katie Schwarz Design) is owned and operated by Katie Schwarz. When you visit these Sites or use my Services, you trust me with some of your personal information. I take this responsibility very seriously.
I do not knowingly collect data from or market to children under 18 years of age.
I do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using these Sites, you represent that you are at least 18 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such minor dependent’s use of these Sites. If I learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, I will deactivate the account and take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from my records. If you become aware of any data collected by this website from children under age 18, please contact me at email@example.com.
Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you. Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.
When you use and access the Sites, a number of cookies files may be placed in your web browser. Cookies are used for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to provide analytics, to store your preferences, to enable advertisements delivery, including behavioral advertising, to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. I use both session and persistent cookies.
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so in your browser. Each browser is different, so consult your browser's help documentation to learn how to disable cookies. Please note, the Services provided by the Sites will be affected by turning off cookies.
In short, I collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to me such as name, address, contact information, passwords, payment information, or other data to fulfill the Service or product purchase. Please note, payment information is collected & encrypted by a third party payment processor, and I do not store or have access to view that information.
The personal information collected depends on the context of your interactions with me and the Sites, the choices you make and the products and features you use. The personal information we collect can include the following:
Name and Contact Data. Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design collects your first and last name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other similar contact data as you provide it to respond to an inquiry or fulfill a Service.
Credentials. Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design collects passwords, password hints, and similar security information used for authentication and account access via a third party service.
Payment Data. Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design collects data necessary to process your payment if you make purchases, such as your payment instrument number (such as a credit card number), and the security code associated with your payment instrument. All payment data is stored by the payment processor and you should review their privacy policies and contact the payment processor directly to respond to your questions. I use Stripe and/or PayPal to process payments. Your payment information is not stored by this site.
In short. some information – such as IP address and/or browser and device characteristics – is collected automatically when you visit the Sites.
Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design automatically collects certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Sites. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use the Site and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of the Sites, and for internal analytics and reporting purposes.
In short, Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design processes your information for purposes based on legitimate business interests, the fulfillment of my contract with you, compliance with my legal obligations, and/or your consent.
I use personal information collected via the Sites for a variety of business purposes described below. I process your personal information for these purposes in reliance on legitimate business interests ("Business Purposes"), in order to enter into or perform a contract with you ("Contractual"), with your consent ("Consent"), and/or for compliance with my legal obligations ("Legal Reasons").
To facilitate account creation and logon process [with your Consent]. If you choose to create an account with the Sites I use the information you provide to facilitate account creation and logon process.
To send you marketing and promotional communications [for Business Purposes and/or with your Consent]. I and/or our third party marketing partners may use the personal information you send to us for our marketing purposes, if this is in accordance with your marketing preferences. You can opt-out of these marketing emails at any time.
To send administrative information to you [for Business Purposes, Legal Reasons and/or possibly Contractual]. I may use your personal information to send you product, service and new feature information and/or information about changes to our terms, conditions, and policies.
Fulfill and manage your orders [for Contractual reasons]. I may use your information to fulfill and manage your orders, payments, returns, and exchanges made through the Sites.
To post testimonials [with your Consent]. I post testimonials on our Sites that may contain personal information. Prior to posting a testimonial, I will obtain your consent to use your name and testimonial. If you wish to update, or delete your testimonial, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org and be sure to include your name, testimonial location, and contact information.
Deliver targeted advertising to you [for our Business Purposes and/or with your Consent]. I may use your information to develop and display content and advertising (and work with third parties who do so) tailored to your interests and/or location and to measure its effectiveness. For more information, see the Cookie Section.
Administer prize draws and competitions [for our Business Purposes and/or with your Consent]. I may use your information to administer prize draws and competitions when you elect to participate in competitions.
Request Feedback [for our Business Purposes and/or with your Consent]. I may use your information to request feedback and to contact you about your use of our Sites.
To enable user-to-user communications [with your consent]. I may use your information, such as your name, in order to enable user-to-user communications with each user's consent.
To enforce our terms, conditions and policies [for Business Purposes, Legal Reasons and/or possibly Contractual].
To respond to legal requests and prevent harm [for Legal Reasons]. If I receive a subpoena or other legal request, I may need to inspect the data held to determine how to respond.
For other Business Purposes. Katie Schwarz Design may use your information for other Business Purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve the Sites, products, services, marketing and your experience.
In short, I only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.
Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design shares and discloses your information in the following situations:
Compliance with Laws. I may disclose your information where I am legally required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements).
Vital Interests and Legal Rights. I may disclose your information where I believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of these policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which I am involved.
Vendors, Consultants and Other Third-Party Service Providers. I may share your data with third party vendors, service providers, contractors or agents who perform services for Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design or on my behalf and require access to such information to do that work. Examples include: payment processing, data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service and marketing efforts. I may allow selected third parties to use tracking technology on the Sites, which will enable them to collect data about how you interact with the Sites over time. This information may be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. Unless described in this Policy, I do not share, sell, rent or trade any of your information with third parties for their promotional purposes.
Katie Schwarz Design uses the following third party Services to process personal information (I have provided links to their Privacy Policies for your convenience):
Remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either of us. So, if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.
As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act.
With your Consent. I may disclose your personal information for any other purpose with your consent.
Other Users. When you share personal information (for example, by posting comments, contributions or other content to the Sites) or otherwise interact with public areas of the Sites, such personal information may be viewed by all users. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of your activity, communicate with you within the Sites, and view your profile.
When you provide Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, you consent to me collecting that information and using it for that specific reason only.
If I ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, I will ask you directly for your expressed consent.
How do I withdraw my consent?
If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for me to contact you, for the continued collection, or use or disclosure of your information, at any time, by contacting me at email@example.com. You may unsubscribe, or adjust your preferences from marketing and newsletters emails by clicking the link included with each email.
All private correspondence between you and Katie Schwarz is confidential and may not be shared without my express written consent. Likewise, I will not share your correspondence without your express written consent.
To protect your personal information, Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design takes reasonable precautions and follows industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.
If you provide your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and transmitted to the third-party payment processor.
By agreeing to these Terms of Service, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence and you have given me your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this site.
The words, design, layout, graphics, photos, images, information, materials, documents, data, databases, templates, and all other information and intellectual property accessible on or through this website, any third-party website I may use to distribute or host the Products and Services, and contained in downloads, emails or attachments sent to you or accessible by you from Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design (“the Content”) is property of Katie Schwarz and/or our affiliates or licensors, unless otherwise noted, and it is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws.
You may not use my products for any illegal or unauthorized purpose nor may you, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
You must not transmit any worms or viruses or any code of a destructive nature.
A breach or violation of any of the Terms will result in an immediate termination of your Services.
Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
You understand that your content (not including credit card information), may be transferred unencrypted and involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. Credit card information is always encrypted during transfer over networks.
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service or any contact on the website through which the service is provided, without express written permission by us.
The headings used in this agreement are included for convenience only and will not limit or otherwise affect these Terms.
Katie Schwarz is not responsible if information made available on this site is not accurate, complete or current. The material on this site is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary, more accurate, more complete or more timely sources of information. Any reliance on the material on this site is at your own risk.
This site may contain certain historical information. Historical information, necessarily, is not current and is provided for your reference only. I reserve the right to modify the contents of this site at any time, but I have no obligation to update any information on our site. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to our site.
Prices for products are subject to change without notice.
Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue the Service (or any part or content thereof) without notice at any time.
I shall not be liable to you or to any third-party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
Certain products or services may be available exclusively online through the website. These products or services may have limited quantities and are subject to return or exchange only according to the Return Policy.
I reserve the right but am not obligated, to limit the sales of products or Services to any person, geographic region or jurisdiction. I may exercise this right on a case-by-case basis. I reserve the right to limit the quantities of any products or services that I offer. All descriptions of products or product pricing are subject to change at any time without notice, at the sole discretion of Katie Schwarz. I reserve the right to discontinue any product at any time. Any offer for any product or service made on this site is void where prohibited.
I do not warrant that the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you will meet your expectations, or that any errors in the Service will be corrected.
Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design reserves the right to refuse any order you place. I may, at my sole discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per household or per order. These restrictions may include orders placed by or under the same customer account, the same credit card, and/or orders that use the same billing and/or shipping address. In the event that I make a change to or cancel an order, I may attempt to notify you by contacting the e-mail and/or billing address/phone number provided at the time the order was made. I reserve the right to limit or prohibit orders that, in my sole judgment, appear to be placed by dealers, resellers or distributors.
You agree to provide current, complete and accurate purchase and account information for all purchases made at this store. You agree to promptly update your account and other information, including your email address and credit card numbers and expiration dates, so that I can complete your transactions and contact you as needed.
I may provide you with access to third-party tools over which I neither monitor nor have any control nor input.
You acknowledge and agree that I provide access to such tools ”as is” and “as available” without any warranties, representations or conditions of any kind and without any endorsement. I shall have no liability whatsoever arising from or relating to your use of optional third-party tools.
Any use by you of optional tools offered through the site is entirely at your own risk and discretion and you should ensure that you are familiar with and approve of the terms on which tools are provided by the relevant third-party provider(s).
I may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall also be subject to these Terms of Service.
Certain content, products, and services available via the Service may include materials from third-parties.
Third-party links on this site may direct you to third-party websites that are not affiliated with Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design. I am not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third-parties.
Katie Schwarz is not liable for any harm or damages related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content, or any other transactions made in connection with any third-party websites. Please review carefully the third-party’s policies and practices and make sure you understand them before you engage in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third-party.
If, at my request, you send certain specific submissions (for example contest entries) or without a request from me you send creative ideas, suggestions, proposals, plans, or other materials, whether online, by email, by postal mail, or otherwise (collectively, ‘comments’), you agree that I may, at any time, without restriction, edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use in any medium any comments that you forward to Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design. I am and shall be under no obligation (1) to maintain any comments in confidence; (2) to pay compensation for any comments; or (3) to respond to any comments.
I may, but has no obligation to, monitor, edit or remove content that I determine in my sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms of Service.
You agree that your comments will not violate any right of any third-party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, personality or other personal or proprietary right. You further agree that your comments will not contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material, or contain any computer virus or other malware that could in any way affect the operation of the Service or any related website. You may not use a false e-mail address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise mislead us or third-parties as to the origin of any comments. You are solely responsible for any comments you make and their accuracy. I take no responsibility and assumes no liability for any comments posted by you or any third-party.
Occasionally there may be information on the website or in the Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, product shipping charges, transit times and availability. I reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order).
I undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related website, including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied in the Service or on any related website should be taken to indicate that all information in the Service or on any related website has been modified or updated.
In addition to other prohibitions as set forth in the Terms of Service, you are prohibited from using the site or its content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; (d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Service or of any related website, other websites, or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service or any related website, other websites, or the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Service or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses.
You, the user, expressly agree and understand that while using this Site and all aforementioned Sites, the you are expressly prohibited from impermissibly appropriating or using any content from this Site absent written permission. “Content”, for the purposes described herein, includes any all text, copy, photographs, or opinions expressed on this Site. If you, the user, uses any such Content absent express permission by Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design, Katie Schwarz will notify you that you must remove the offending Content. If you fail to remove such Content after a period of 30 days, you, the user, will pay an automatic fine of $2000.
I do not guarantee, represent or warrant that your use of my services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free.
I do not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of the service will be accurate or reliable.
You agree that from time to time I may remove the service for indefinite periods of time or cancel the service at any time, without notice to you.
You expressly agree that your use of, or inability to use, the service is at your sole risk. The service and all products and services delivered to you through the service are (except as expressly stated by us) provided ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ for your use, without any representation, warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a particular purpose, durability, title, and non-infringement.
In no case shall Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design, our directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, interns, suppliers, service providers or licensors be liable for any injury, loss, claim, or any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation lost profits, lost revenue, lost savings, loss of data, replacement costs, or any similar damages, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, arising from your use of any of the service or any products procured using the service, or for any other claim related in any way to your use of the service or any product, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the service or any content (or product) posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the service, even if advised of their possibility. Because some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states or jurisdictions, our liability shall be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Katie Schwarz and our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, interns and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms of Service or the documents they incorporate by reference or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.
In the event that any provision of these Terms of Service is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms of Service, such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.
The obligations and liabilities of the parties incurred prior to the termination date shall survive the termination of this agreement for all purposes.
These Terms of Service are effective unless and until terminated by either you or Katie Schwarz Design. You may terminate these Terms of Service at any time by notifying us that you no longer wish to use these Services, or when you cease using our site.
If in my sole judgment you fail, or I suspect that you have failed, to comply with any term or provision of these Terms of Service, I also may terminate this agreement at any time without notice and you will remain liable for all amounts due up to and including the date of termination; and/or accordingly may deny you access to these Services (or any part thereof).
My to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
These Terms of Service and any policies or operating rules posted by Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design on this site or in respect to The Service constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between you and me and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service).
Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms of Service shall not be construed against the drafting party.
These Terms of Service and any separate agreements whereby Katie Schwarz provides you Services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of SAN DIEGO, CA,92197, United States.
You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time at this page.
I reserve the right, at my sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and changes to the website. It is your responsibility to check our website periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to this website or the Service following the posting of any changes to these Terms of Service constitutes acceptance of those changes.
Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
By making a purchase you agree to pay the total price listed on the website plus any applicable taxes or fees. All payments are processed through via credit card through Stripe or PayPal.
I offer digital goods and occasionally custom printed products for sale. Due to the custom nature of said products they are not eligible for return or exchange except in the instance of a defective item. Please contact email@example.com within 14 days if you receive a defective physical product. All sales are final on digital products unless stated otherwise in the product description. By using and/or purchasing any product or service from Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design you agree that all sales are final.
All original content and products on this website are created by Katie Schwarz, and I retain intellectual rights on all items.
If you purchase a pre-made branding design or template Katie Schwarz Design grants you a royalty-free license to use the product for your own personal use or in the course of your business. You may not republish, reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, display, distribute to friends or family, or otherwise use any products or content from this website for commercial purposes or in any way that earns you money (other than by applying them generally in your own business). By downloading, printing, or otherwise using the products or content for personal or business use you in no way assume any ownership rights of the content – it remains the intellectual property of Katie Schwarz Design. Any reproduction or unauthorized use of any products or content shall constitute infringement.
Any technical support inquiries regarding the purchase of a product or service should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I reserve the right, in my sole discretion, to refuse or terminate your access to the products, services, or content, in full or in part, at any time without notice. In the event of cancellation or termination, you are no longer authorized to access the part of the of the website affected by cancellation or termination. The terms and conditions explained here are still in effect after cancellation or termination.
Brand Personality Blueprint/Katie Schwarz Design provides the products and services to you on an as-is basis, and make no promise or guarantee that they will be fit for, or achieve, any particular purpose.
I cannot and do not promise or guarantee that services or products purchased or licensed from third party vendors will be free from interruption or failure or that they will remain available for use for any specific period.
I will not be liable to you for lost profits or other special or consequential damages of any kind, nor will I be liable to you for direct damages unless caused by my gross negligence or fraud. The maximum damages payable to you, in any event, will not exceed the number of fees actually invoiced and paid to Katie Schwarz in connection with the project in question.
Specifically, I will not be responsible or liable to you for damages or loss caused by: your use of the designs and deliverables in ways that are not covered by the licenses granted to you; anything done by me on your instructions, or using the material you provided for the project; any breach of these terms and conditions by you; any legal, governmental, contractual or other approvals that were required but which you did not obtain; and you will keep me indemnified for all damages, costs, fees, expenses and legal fees on an indemnity basis that will incur due to any of these specific actions and omissions.
By clicking on the box when making a purchase, you are providing the electronic equivalent of your signature and assert that you have read, understood and agreed to this entire document. If you do not agree with these terms, do not purchase or use the products and services or access the content.
For any questions please contact Katie Schwarz at email@example.com.