Overview: Janice D Nelson Photography is a local photography service provider to the greater Chicago area and surrounding communities only. Information you enter here in the booking request form is only used to service your photography request. To give you an option to pay the booking fee different ways and the final fee different ways, this site uses Square.com (squareup.com) and has used PayPal in the past. We do not store or keep credit card or other payment information. You enter the information you choose at those two third party vendors. Only your name, address and other information you enter here is maintained for a duration required by US tax laws. Also, we don’t use your information to market to you or send you emails. This site doesn’t normally run ads, at least at this point, and we don’t sell data to anyone.  That said, in an effort to comply with the new GDPR regulations, this site is adding a detailed Terms of Service and Privacy Policy documents in more legal terms and broad language out of caution. Also, a confirmation box has been added to the Booking Request Form. The full files are available here, in the main menu, and in the footer of janicednelson.com. Please review them. In addition, some non-US countries may be blocked from accessing this site since it is a local service provider to the greater Chicago area, out of an abundance of caution.

Details: The following terms and conditions govern all use of the janicednelson.com website and all content, services and products available at or through the website (taken together, the Website). The Website is owned and operated by Janice D Nelson Photography (“Janice D Nelson Photography”). The Website is offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, Janice D Nelson Photography’s Privacy Policy) and procedures that may be published from time to time on this Site by Janice D Nelson Photography (collectively, the “Agreement”).

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by Janice D Nelson Photography, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.

Changes. Janice D Nelson Photography reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. Janice D Nelson Photography 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 be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

Disclaimer of Warranties. The Website is provided “as is”. Janice D Nelson Photography and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Janice D Nelson Photography nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.

Limitation of Liability. In no event will Janice D Nelson Photography, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Janice D Nelson Photography under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. Janice D Nelson Photography shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

General Representation and Warranty. You represent and warrant that (i) your use of the Website will be in strict accordance with the Janice D Nelson Photography Privacy Policy, with this Agreement and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of the Website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.

Indemnification. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Janice D Nelson Photography, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.

Miscellaneous. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Janice D Nelson Photography and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Janice D Nelson Photography, or by the posting by Janice D Nelson Photography of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of the Website will be governed by the laws of the state of Illinois, U.S.A., excluding its conflict of law provisions, and the proper venue for any disputes arising out of or relating to any of the same will be the state and federal courts located in DuPage County, Illinois. Except for claims for injunctive or equitable relief or claims regarding intellectual property rights (which may be brought in any competent court without the posting of a bond), any dispute arising under this Agreement shall be finally settled in accordance with the Comprehensive Arbitration Rules of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Service, Inc. (“JAMS”) by three arbitrators appointed in accordance with such Rules. The arbitration shall take place in Wheaton, Illinois, in the English language and the arbitral decision may be enforced in any court. The prevailing party in any action or proceeding to enforce this Agreement shall be entitled to costs and attorneys’ fees. If any part of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable, that part will be construed to reflect the parties’ original intent, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. A waiver by either party of any term or condition of this Agreement or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof. You may assign your rights under this Agreement to any party that consents to, and agrees to be bound by, its terms and conditions; Janice D Nelson Photography may assign its rights under this Agreement without condition. This Agreement will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of the parties, their successors and permitted assigns.