Applicable Scope

Scope

Any reference to Convinsys on this page is equivalent to referencing Convincing Systems, LLC - DBA Convinsys ("us", "we", "our").

All policies on this page govern both this website (https://dougfoster.me) and redirects to it from https://convinsys.com.

Copyright

Content

All content residing on or downloaded (including purchased content) from this site is considered to be the sole property of Convinsys with all rights reserved.

Unless specifically granted, you may not re-purpose this content without explicit, written, and dated permission from Convinsys. To request permission, see the contact instructions below.

Privacy Policy

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site, data shown in the comments form is collected, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit the login page, a temporary cookie will be set to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, several cookies are also set up to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after one day.

If you visit a password protected page, a cookie will be created once you have entered a valid password. This cookie lasts for 10 minutes. If your next visit to a page has exceeded this amount of time, you will be requested to re-enter the password.

Embedded Content From Other Websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who Your Data Is Shared With

Any data collected on the site will not be shared with individuals other than those directly responsible for the operation and maintenance of the site. If you request a password reset, your IP address will be included in the reset email.

How Long Your Data is Retained

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so any follow-up comments can recognized and approved automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on this website (if any), personal information they provide will be stored in a user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete information in their personal profile at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What Rights You Have Over Your Data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data held about you, including any data you have provided. You can also request that any personal data held about you be erased. This does not include any data required to be kept for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where Your Data Is Sent

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Terms and Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions ("terms and conditions", "terms") carefully before using this website operated by Convinsys ("us", "our").

Conditions Of Use

By using this website, you certify that you have read and reviewed this Agreement and that you agree to comply with its terms. If you do not want to be bound by the terms of this Agreement, you are advised to stop using the website accordingly. Convinsys only grants use and access of this website, its products, and its services to those who have accepted its terms.

Privacy Policy

Before you continue using this website, you are advised to read the privacy policy regarding user data collection. It will help you better understand practices employed by Convinsys.

Age Restriction

You must be at least 18 (eighteen) years of age before you can use this website. By using this website, you warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and you may legally adhere to this Agreement. Convinsys assumes no responsibility for liabilities related to age misrepresentation.

Payments

As a user of this website, you acknowledge full responsibility for any and all electronic payments initiated by you on the site. Sales of all products, as well as payment for services rendered, are considered final and non-refundable.

Cancellations

Digital products - Subscription-based digital products are not sold on this site.

Services - If you are a Convinsys client with a recurring service for which you receive an annual invoice (such as a website maintenance agreement), at any time you may request in writing to Convinsys that the service be cancelled. After confirmed receipt of such notification by Convinsys, all services covered by the agreement will be terminated. Requests for refunds are addressed under Refunds.

Suspension and Termination of Services

Convinsys reserves all rights to terminate user accounts, edit or remove content and cancel orders at our sole discretion.

Returns

Physical products - Physical products are not sold on this site.

Digital products - If requested by Convinsys to return a digitally downloaded product, the holder must delete the product in entirety and confirm in writing to Convinsys that the deletion has occurred and all known digital copies of the product handled by the holder have been destroyed.

Refunds

Physical products - Physical products are not sold on this site.

Digital products - Digital products are not sold on this site.

Services - Convinsys expects clients to only pay for services rendered or costs incurred as part of a rendered service. If you as a client feel that you are entitled to a refund for work which was invoiced, and paid, but not yet completed by Convinsys, you may submit a refund request in writing to Convinsys. After confirmed receipt of such notification by Convinsys, both you and Convinsys will negotiate the terms of the refund.

Service Credits

Convinsys does not offer services bound by Service Level Agreements; hence service related credits are not applicable.

Guarantees & Warranties

Physical products - Physical products are not sold on this site.

Digital products - Digital products are not sold on this site.

Services - Convinsys represents and warrants that all Services shall be completed in a professional, workmanlike manner, with the degree of skill and care that is required by current, good and sound professional procedures. Further, Convinsys represents and warrants that the Services shall be completed in accordance with applicable specifications and shall be correct and appropriate for the purposes contemplated in the client Agreement. Seller represents and warrants that the performance of Services under this Agreement will not conflict with, or be prohibited in any way by, any other agreement or statutory restriction to which Convinsys is bound.

Intellectual Property

You agree that all materials, products, and services provided on this website are the property of Convinsys, its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, suppliers, or licensors including all copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks, patents, and other intellectual property. You also agree that you will not reproduce or redistribute Convinsys's intellectual property in any way, including electronic, digital, or new trademark registrations.

You grant Convinsys a royalty-free and non-exclusive license to display, use, copy, transmit, and broadcast the content you upload and publish. For issues regarding intellectual property claims, you must submit your concerns in writing to Convinsys.

User Accounts

As a user of this website, you may be asked to register with us and provide private information. You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of this information, and you are responsible for maintaining the safety and security of your identifying information. You are also responsible for all activities that occur under your account or password.

If you think there are any possible issues regarding the security of your account on the website, submit your concerns in writing to Convinsys so that we may address them accordingly.

Applicable Law

By using this website, you agree that the laws of North Carolina without regard to principles of conflict laws, will govern these terms and conditions, or any dispute of any sort that might come between Convinsys and you, or its business partners and associates.

Disputes

Any dispute related in any way to your use of this website or to products/services you purchase from us shall be arbitrated by state or federal court in North Carolina and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue of such courts.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify Convinsys and its affiliates and hold Convinsys harmless against legal claims and demands that may arise from your use or misuse of our services. Convinsys reserves the right to select our own legal counsel.

Limitation On Liability

Convinsys is not liable for any damages that may occur to you as a result of your misuse of this website.

Convinsys reserves the right to edit, modify, and change this Agreement at any time, letting our registered users know of these changes through electronic mail. This Agreement is an understanding between Convinsys and the user,  superseding and replacing all prior agreements regarding the use of this website.

Contact

Requests

If you have questions or concerns regarding any of the above policies, contact Convinsys - either directly or by form.