Effective September 2014
All web and branding projects displayed were completed either by me personally or my company PaperWeight Design Studios, a creative firm that is based out of Philadelphia and of which I am a co-owner. Client projects completed by PaperWeight are shown here as part of our client agreement, allowing for the use of work samples in both company and personal portfolios. Any client logos, names, artwork, and graphic elements displayed here are property of that client and may not be copied or used in any form.
The WordPress theme Namo is property of Brand Exponents and is used in accordance with their licensing agreement.
All photography shown on the “Photography” page is of my own creation and ownership. Photos are watermarked. You may contact me if you’re interested in using one of my photos.
All other photos on the site are a mixture of my personal creation and also stock photography, the latter of which follows the usage agreement set by the original stock photo seller. I do not claim ownership of any stock photos used on the site and you may not copy, redistribute, or sell these photos in any way.
All text, creative writing, infographics, and other visual elements are my creation and ownership.
I hate invasions of privacy as much as you do. The only information that I collect on my website are your name, email, and the personal message that you provide on my contact form. This information is supplied by you with the interest of either working with me or for general correspondence with me. I do not sell or provide your information to any outside parties, and your information will only be used for communication with you.
Terms & Conditions
1) General Use
These website terms and conditions constitute the sole record of the Agreement between you and the Website Owner in relation to your use of the website. Neither you nor the Website Owner shall be bound by any express tacit or implied representation, warranty, promise or the like not recorded herein. Unless otherwise specifically stated these website terms and conditions supersede and replace all prior commitments, undertakings or representations, whether written or oral, between you and the Website Owner in respect of your use of the website.
2) Blog & User Submissions
Your participation in and use of any commenting system, or message board, is meant for discussion of the content only. Furthermore, your use of the contact form is intended only for business and general communication purposes.
The Website Owner is not responsible for any material submitted to the public areas by you or outside parties, nor does any submission mean endorsement of said material. The Website Owner reserves the right to remove any material submitted or posted by you in the public areas, without notice to you, if it becomes aware and determines, in its sole and absolute discretion that you are or there is the likelihood that you may, including but not limited to –
2.1 defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the rights of other users or any third parties;
2.2 publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information;
2.3 post or upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of the Website Owner’s and/or a third party’s computer system and/or network;
2.4 violate any copyright, trade mark, other applicable laws or intellectual property rights of the Website Owner or any other third party;
2.5 submit contents containing marketing or promotional material which is intended to solicit business.
3) Prohibited Content
You further agree not to use the website to send or post any message or material that is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, indecent, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, sexually orientated, racially offensive, profane, pornographic or violates any applicable law.
4) External Links
Use or reliance on any external links and the content thereon provided is at your own risk. When visiting external links, you must refer to that external websites terms and conditions of use.
5) No Warranties
The Website Owner makes no warranties, representations, statements or guarantees (whether express, implied in law or residual) regarding the website, the information contained on the website, your or your company’s personal information or material and information transmitted over our system.
6) Disclaimer of Liability
The Website Owner shall not be responsible for and disclaims all liability for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever which may be suffered by you or any third party (including your company), as a result of or which may be attributable, directly or indirectly, to your access and use of the website, any information contained on the website, your or your company’s personal information or material and information transmitted over our system. In particular, neither the Website Owner nor any third party or data or content provider shall be liable in any way to you or to any other person, firm or corporation whatsoever for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever arising from any delays, inaccuracies, errors in, or omission of any share price information or the transmission thereof, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon or occasioned thereby or by reason of non-performance or interruption, or termination thereof.
You agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and defend the Website Owner and its consultants from any liability, costs, damages, or third party claims resulting from use of this website, whether directly or indirectly, or from any infringement by yourself or a party representing you.
The Website Owner may at any time modify any relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices. You acknowledge that by visiting the website from time to time, you shall become bound to the current version of the relevant terms and conditions (the “current version”) and, unless stated in the current version, all previous versions shall be superseded by the current version. You shall be responsible for reviewing the then current version each time you visit the website.
Where any conflict or contradiction appears between the provisions of these website terms and conditions and any other relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices, the other relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices which relate specifically to a particular section or module of the website shall prevail in respect of your use of the relevant section or module of the website.
All provisions of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices are, notwithstanding the manner in which they have been grouped together or linked grammatically, severable from each other. Any provision of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices, which is or becomes unenforceable in any jurisdiction, whether due to voidness, invalidity, illegality, unlawfulness or for any reason whatever, shall, in such jurisdiction only and only to the extent that it is so unenforceable, be treated as pro non scripto and the remaining provisions of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices shall remain in full force and effect.
11) Applicable Laws
Any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States without giving effect to any principles of conflict of law. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States in respect of any disputes arising in connection with the website, or any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices or any matter related to or in connection therewith.
12) Comments or Questions