Terms of Service

Shawna Coronado



Introduction. This agreement (”Agreement“) between You and Shawna Coronado (”Author“) consists of these: www.ShawnaCoronado.com Website (the “Website”) and/or Gardening Nude’s Website or Blog and/or Shawna Coronado’s YouTube Channel Content (www.youtube.com/thecasualgardener) and/or The Casual Gardener Website and/or any work written or performed by Shawna Coronado or Blog (the “Blog“) Terms of Use (”Terms“). “You“ “Your” “Reader” or “Commenter” means any entity identified by its comments, e-mail, registration information or IP address. If You use this Website or Blog on behalf of your employer, organization or company, they shall also be bound by the terms of this Agreement.

Privacy. This privacy policy sets out how ShawnaCoronado.com uses and protects any information that you give while using this site. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. ShawnaCoronado.com may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 12-1-16.

We may collect the following information: contact information including email address,demographic information such as zip code, preferences and interests,other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers. We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons: We may use the information to improve our products and services.We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Some of our advertisers occasionally serve you cookies as well. We do not have control over cookies placed by advertisers. We may use advertising service vendors to help present advertisements on the website, one of which is http://www.gourmetads.com. These vendors may use cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to serve you advertisements tailored to interests you have shown by browsing on this and other sites you have visited, to determine whether you have seen a particular advertisement before and to avoid sending you duplicate advertisements. In doing so, these vendors may collect non-personal data such as your browser type, your operating system, Web pages visited, time of visits, content viewed, ads viewed, and other clickstream data. The use of cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies by these advertising service vendors is subject to their own privacy policies, not ours, and Service Provider disclaims all liability in connection therewith.

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

Content. All the contents of the Website or Blog, EXCEPT FOR COMMENTS, constitute the opinion of the Author, and the Author alone; they do not represent the views and opinions of the Author’s employers, supervisors, nor do they represent the view of organizations, businesses, partnerships or institutions the Author is a part of. The Author is not a medical professional, and you should never substitute information from this Website or Blog for information obtained from a licensed medical professional; always consult your doctor before using any prescription, drugs, supplements, practicing exercises, or undergoing any treatments. The Author is not an environmental scientist, and you should never substitute information from this Website or Blog for information which might be of a scientific or environmental nature obtained from a professional scientist or environmentalist. Be sure to double check information from an outside source if utilizing this site for scientific research.

The content of this Website or Blog is not intended to cause harm, but if You have any concerns about the contents of this Website or Blog, please contact the Author at contact@shawnacoronado.com or go to the shawnacoronado.com contact page for further contact information – http://shawnacoronado.com/contact. Disagreeing with the content of the Website or Blog does not constitute sufficient ground for You to ask the Author to remove or modify any parts of said Website or Blog.

The Author is not specifically being paid specifically to write content on this Website or Blog and is writing information which is helpful to the public, although the The Author CAN and DOES get paid to write blog posts about product or brands and will sometimes publish these paid experiences on her blogs and other media. The Author is an experienced and paid author, media personality, and photojournalist and is writing and photographing subject matter which will help define her brand, promote her books, and help her make a living. You can place photograph or book orders on the Website and the Blog for these books or any products related to the Author, and must pay for the product and shipping and handling, sponsors are not responsible for this product.

The Author does accept sponsorships and performs product endorsements as part of her business. If sponsors or endorsements are incurred either now or in the future for the Website or Blog, this includes sponsored product, sponsored video, and sponsored travel, the full information will be clearly stated on the Website or Blog notifying readers that a company or entity has sponsored a particular written or video portion of the Website or Blog in accordance with requirements from the FTC.

Sponsor prizes or products awarded to the public in give-aways and promotions on the website will be clearly stated. It is possible that prizes will be given from the personal cache of the Author, with no intentions of advertising or promoting a product, simply to utilize it as a “gift” to  users. Because the Website or Blog is informational in nature, product reviews will frequently be listed on the Website or Blog. These product reviews will be fully the Authors opinion whether paid or not paid. The Author is expressing an honest and forthright opinion of her own experience with the products.

Advertisements and link-throughs such as Google Ads and similar advertisements will reside on the Website or Blog for the purpose of supporting the Website or Blog’s maintenance fees and the Authors office and maintenance.  If advertisers list similar content links to the Website or Blog it is purely due to the existing content of the Website or Blog and is not a planned action of the Author. The Author takes no responsibility for the actions of any advertisers or sponsors. If You purchase a product or service based upon a link from The Website or Blog, You must take action with that company to resolve any issues, not with the Author.

Copyright policy. All the text, images, and other content being part of this Website or Blog is property of the Author, unless noted otherwise. All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owners. You are not allowed to reproduce, sell, and modify any part of this Website or Blog without permission. You are welcome to link to this Website or Blog, and to discuss its contents in a respectful manner. When You quote or link to this Website or Blog, please include the Website or Blog’s name in your link. You are not authorized to use this content for personal profit. UNAUTHORIZED COPYING, REPRODUCTION, MODIFICATION, REPUBLISHING, UPLOADING, POSTING, TRANSMITTING OR DUPLICATING OF ANY OF THE MATERIAL IS PROHIBITED. Whenever copyrighted material is mentioned or use, the Author is doing so according to fair dealing practices. Use of material from this Website or Blog according to fair dealing practices requires proper acknowledgment. Simply linking back to the Website or Blog is not considered proper acknowledgment; please provide a link including the Author’s name, the name of the page you are linking, and a permanent link (”Permalink“) to that page.

Comment policy. The Author is not responsible for the content of any comments made by the Commenter(s). The Author is also not responsible for knowing whether the content of Your comment is breaking the law in other countries or jurisdictions. This Website or Blog is a venue for discussion; therefore, the Author will not delete critical comments, or comments portraying a different opinion from the Author’s own. However, the Author reserves the right to edit, delete, or not publish a comment if this is deemed to be potentially illegal (this includes, but it is not limited to comments containing hateful, pornographic, libelous, and defamatory content). All comments on this Website or Blog have to be written in English. Please do not endanger Yourself or break the law when you comment. Comments intending to advertise and/or are off-topic (”SPAM“) will be deleted. The Author also reserves the right to block Commenter(s) who have previously published offensive comments, pornography, illegal content, or SPAM.

Forbidden actions. You are not authorized to (i) use this Website or Blog to advertise for products of any kind and for other Website or Blogs, (ii) to infringe the Copyright policy and Comment policy of this Website or Blog, (iii) to attack this Website or Blog using malicious software and/or use this Website or Blog for data mining (iv) to commit any illegal actions while using the Website or Blog, or against this Website or Blog, (v) to restrict access to this Website or Blog, (vi) to impede the normal functioning of this Website or Blog and (vii) to menace the Author with, or cause physical or financial harm to, the Author of this Website or Blog.

Changes to the Terms. The Author reserves the right to change these Terms at any time. It is Your responsibility to make sure that you agree with the new Terms, whenever changes have occur. If You do not agree with the Terms, DO NOT USE THIS WEBSITE OR BLOG.

No Guarantee. The Author makes no guarantee regarding the validity of the content of the Website or Blog. In addition, the Author does not guarantee that the Website or Blog will be accessible at all times or during any down time (i) caused by outages to any public Internet backbones, networks or servers, (ii) caused by any failures of Your equipment, systems or local access services, (iii) for previously scheduled maintenance or (iv) relating to events beyond the Author’s control such as strikes, riots, fires, floods, explosions, war, terrorism, governmental action, labor conditions, natural and/or man-made disasters, or interruptions in Internet services to an area where the Author or Your servers are located. Although the Author will try to moderate comments quickly, the Author makes no guarantee to the Commenter that its comments or trackbacks will be displayed promptly, without modifications, or that they will be displayed at all, as all comments will be published to the discretion of the Author.

No Warranty or Condition; Links. The Author makes NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. If you choose to access the Website or Blog, you do so AT YOUR OWN RISK. To the extent links and external content are based on or displayed in connection with the Website or Blog, THE AUTHOR SHALL NOT HAVE ANY LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE DISPLAY OF SUCH LINKS AND SEARCH RESULTS, whether this external content is breaking the law in this or other jurisdictions. YOU AGREE TO USE THE WEBSITE OR BLOG AT YOUR OWN RISK, and that You will not consider the Website or Blog’s content to be a suitable substitute for professional advice.

Limitations of Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR BE LIABLE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES, AND THE AUTHOR’S LIABILITY TO YOU UNDER THIS AGREEMENT FOR ANY CLAIM IS LIMITED TO THE GROSS MONTHLY AMOUNT PAID BY THE AUTHOR FOR HOSTING SERVICES DURING THE ONE MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE DATE OF THE CLAIM. Each party acknowledges that the other party has entered into this Agreement relying on the limitations of liability stated herein and that those limitations are an essential part of the Agreement. Without limiting the foregoing, the Author shall not have any liability for any failure or delay resulting from any condition beyond the reasonable control of the Author, including but not limited to governmental action, labor conditions, power failures, natural and/or man-made disasters. The Author is not liable for the content of any comments the Commenter might leave on this Website or Blog (see Comment policy).

Obligation to Indemnify. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold the Author, its agents, and applicable third parties (collectively “Indemnified Person(s)“) harmless from and against any and all third party claims, liability, loss, and expense (including damage awards, settlement amounts, and reasonable legal fees, brought against any Indemnified Person(s), arising out of, related to or which may arise from Your use of the Website or Blog and/or Your breach of any term of this Agreement. In the state of Illinois, United States, this will include judicial and extra-judicial costs and fees; elsewhere in United States, legal fees on a solicitor and its own client basis.

Applicable Laws; Venue. The Author operates the Website or Blog from Illinois, United States, and makes no representations that materials in the Website or Blog are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Access to the Website or Blog from any location where the content is illegal is prohibited. Any claim related to the use of the Website or Blog or to the Website or Blog materials shall be governed by the laws of the United States. Any action related to the access, use, content, or existence of this Website or Blog shall be filed only in the appropriate court located within the United States. The use of this Website or Blog constitutes Your express permission and consent to the jurisdiction of the state and/or federal courts of the United States  for purposes of such actions.

Legal notices and Contact information. If You are intending to carry out legal action of any kind against the Website or Blog or the Author, you are required to contact the Author at contact@shawnacoronado.com or go to the Shawna Coronado contact page for further contact information – http://shawnacoronado.com/Contact.html. You must contact the Author at least SEVEN BUSINESS DAYS before any legal claim is made to discuss the issue in full.

Please remember that the Author means to DO NO HARM to You or anyone else by writing this Website or Blog. If You feel that your rights have been infringed, please contact the Author at contact@shawnacoronado.com or go to the Shawna Coronado contact page for further contact information –  shawnacoronado.com/contact, and allow seven to ten business days for the reply to be received. The Author will do whatever possible to address Your concerns.

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