School Comms Lab Terms and Conditions
Terms of Service
Purchasing a School Comms Lab subscription/membership or a School Comms Lab digital products gives Purchaser unlimited access to restricted, members-only content (including digital downloadable content), and therefore we offer no refunds - all sales are final. However, we want you to be fully satisfied with your purchase. If for any reason you are not satisfied, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will address your concerns. Refund requests made after membership access has been granted and Purchaser has logged in and accessed the contents in the subscription/membership, are handled on a case-by-case basis and may not be issued. Refund requests, if any, must be made within (3) days of your original purchase.
It is the sole responsibility of Purchasers/Members to log in, access and download the contents inside the School Comms Lab library and external links. No refunds will be given for Purchasers who choose NOT to log into their account, access the membership nor download the contents from stock library once access has been granted.
Refunds will not be issued for one-time, single downloadable products.
Due to the digital nature of online courses, refunds will not be issued.
Renewal & Cancellation
The School Comms Lab subscription/membership auto-renews monthly, quarterly or annually based on the membership level you have chosen at the time of checkout.
School Comms Lab members are responsible for cancelling their subscription with schoolcommslab.com via the Membership Account page. If you do not want your subscription to renew, you will need to cancel your membership BEFORE your renewal date which is shown in your Membership Account or receipt, upon which your subscription will continue until the end of your current term. Once your membership account has expired, access to the membership, stock library and its contents and courses will cease.
You may cancel your membership at any time, but please see the section above about refunds.
Limitation of Liability
This site and all information, content, materials, and products included on or otherwise made available to Purchaser through this site are provided by School Comms Lab/Holdsworth Communications on an “as is” and “as available” basis, unless otherwise specified in writing. School Comms Lab, Holdsworth Communications, nor Amanda Holdsworth makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this site or the information, content, materials or products on or otherwise made available to you through this site. Purchaser expressly agrees that Purchaser’s use of this site is at your sole risk.
To the full extent permissible by applicable law, School Comms Lab, Holdsworth Communications, nor Amanda Holdsworth shall accept responsibility that the website, its servers, or email sent from the website are free of viruses or other harmful components. We will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of the website, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive or consequential damages.
The contents of this site do not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making, or refraining from making a decision. Purchaser further acknowledges that any information or materials on this site may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted.
Certain state laws do not allow limitations as contained in this clause. If these laws apply, some or all of the above limitations may not apply to you and you might have additional rights.
Downloads from our servers are closely monitored to ensure you are able to successfully access our products. While we are flexible and allow you to complete a reasonable number of downloads we will not tolerate download abuse. We reserve the right to terminate your access to our download servers if we suspect any kind of abuse.
Once Purchaser has accessed downloads, Purchaser is encourage to download it promptly and to make a backup copy of it. If Purchaser is unable to complete a download after having reviewed the online help resources, Purchaser shall contact School Comms Lab’s customer service for assistance at email@example.com. Purchaser bears all risk of loss after purchasing including any loss of the downloads as a result of downloading, or loss due to a computer or hard drive crash.
Once Purchaser has accessed templates, Purchaser is encourage to download it promptly and to make a backup copy of it. If Purchaser is unable to access a template after having reviewed the online help resources, Purchaser shall contact School Comms Lab’s customer service for assistance at firstname.lastname@example.org. Purchaser bears all risk of loss after purchasing including any loss of the downloads/templates as a result of downloading, or loss due to a computer or hard drive crash.
School Comms Lab may, from time to time, remove downloads and template access from the website without notice.
Acceptance of Order
We reserve the right to refuse or cancel any order or custom photo request made at any given time. In such event, your sole recourse shall be the return of amounts paid by you related to such order (if any).
You consent to receive communications from us by email. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you by email satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
Certain graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts, and service names are trademarks, service marks, or trade dress of our company or our affiliated companies. Our trademarks and trade dress may not be used for any commercial or other purposes without our prior written consent. All other trademarks and service marks not owned by Alicia Powell, Pixistock, or our affiliated companies that appear on the website are the property of their respective owners and may or may not be used without their prior written consent.
Modification And Severability
Digital Image Usage and Licensing
Purchased photo downloads may be included as part of the initial service contract or purchased from Pixistock online store. Pixistock and Alicia Powell grants Purchaser a non-exclusive, non-transferable, perpetual limited-use license to download and copy the accompanying image(s) subject to the following restrictions: This license can be used for personal or commercial use; copyright, title ownership, and all rights now and in the future, remain exclusively with Alicia Powell. There are no warranties, express or implied. Photographs are provided ‘as is.’
Neither Pixistock nor Pixistock’s vendors will be liable for any third party claims or incidental, consequential or other damages arising out of this license or buyer’s use of our products.
What you can do:
Display on personal websites and computers.
Use the images in digital or print advertisements.
Crop the image and overlay with Purchaser’s text, graphics, or pdfs.
Make image prints for personal or commercial use.
Use the images to promote your own products and services on your website and social media channels.
What you may not do:
Purchaser may not:
Resell, relicense, sub-license, redistribute without express written permission from Alicia Powell.
Use the photographs in a pornographic, obscene, illegal, immoral, libelous or defamatory manner.
Scan, copy, duplicate, distribute, or otherwise reproduce the images, to allow a third-party to use the images in any way.
Use this purchase to promote photography styling related workshops, classes, or any on or offline photography-related training.
Incorporate photographs into trademarks, logos, or service marks.
Make available for download.
For GRAPHIC/WEB Designers:
You may use the images as part of a graphic design or web design project for an individual paying client.
You MAY NOT resell or freely distribute single images to your client, apart from a design project. Note that design projects are classified as digital or print projects that require MORE design elements than a single image, such as, a new website, social media design cover or print brochure.
You MAY NOT create derivative products from the images such as digital templates, screensavers, printables, desktop calendars, wallpapers, art prints, mugs, calendars, clipart/vectors, invitations, or any such products, either for sale or to give away for free. For example, these products are typically posted on multi-vendor websites like Society6, Envato or Creative Market.
For Pixistock Canva templates:
Amanda Holdsworth grants User an exclusive, non-transferable, perpetual limited-use license to download and copy this Canva template subject to the following restrictions:
This license can be used for personal or commercial use.
By purchasing Canva, Photoshop, InDesign and/or Illustrator templates from School Comms Lab, User agrees and acknowledges that the templates come with an exclusive, limited use license.
“Limited use” refers to the following:
Amanda Holdsworth remains the sole holder of the copyright and User may not cite the image or design as User's own intellectual property. User acquires the right to possess, hold and use the templates for personal, or professional purposes for normal business uses.
User/member MAY use these templates to promote his/her own business, school or personal brand on or offline.
User/member MAY use these templates to sell his/her own, branded content to their audience and use for digital ads.
User/member MAY add user's own branding, text, colors, content and other design assets to the PDF guide template to RESELL as a pdf download content upgrade or lead magnet to his/her audience.
User MAY NOT:
User/member MAY NOT redistribute, resell, transfer or give away these templates to any third party, AS-IS.
User/member MAY NOT resell these templates on any mass marketplace website (Creative Market, Etsy, Envato, etc.) NOR resell as a digital template product on any other website or platform, whether AS IS, or edited.
User/member MAY NOT transfer, redistribute or give away any of these templates to a third party without adding additional branding, logos, content, text, color and/or additional design elements to the templates.
User/member MAY NOT use these templates to promote the sale of digital, graphic design templates, Canva templates or stock photography.
User understands that he/she may lose saved changes if User does not make a copy of these Canva templates into User's own Canva account before editing.
Copyright, title ownership, and all rights now and in the future, remain exclusively with Amanda Holdsworth. There are no warranties, express or implied. Templates are provided ‘as is.’
Amanda Holdsworth with School Comms Lab and Holdsworth Communications, LLC retains all rights, license, copyright, title and ownership of the templates and resources on schoolcommslab.com and in the membership site.
Like most website operators, School Comms Lab collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. School Comms Lab’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how School Comms Lab’s visitors use its website. From time to time, School Comms Lab may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
School Comms Lab also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on schoolcommslab.com blogs/sites. School Comms Lab only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below, except that commenter IP addresses and email addresses are visible and disclosed to the administrators of the blog/site where the comment was left.
Gathering of Personally-identifying Information
Certain visitors to School Comms Lab’s websites choose to interact with School Comms Lab in ways that require School Comms Lab to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that School Comms Lab gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up at schoolcommslab.com to provide a username and email address. Those who engage in transactions with School Comms Lab are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions.
In each case, School Comms Lab collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with School Comms Lab. School Comms Lab does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.
We do not collect any Sensitive Data about you. Sensitive Data refers to data that includes details about your race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data. We do not collect any information about criminal convictions and offenses.
School Comms Lab may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. School Comms Lab may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, School Comms Lab does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information
School Comms Lab discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on School Comms Lab’s behalf or to provide services available at School Comms Lab’s websites, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using School Comms Lab’s websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. School Comms Lab will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, School Comms Lab discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when School Comms Lab believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of School Comms Lab, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of a School Comms Lab website and have supplied your email address, School Comms Lab may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what’s going on with School Comms Lab and our products. If you send us a request (for example via email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. School Comms Lab takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If School Comms Lab, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, or in the unlikely event that School Comms Lab goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of School Comms Lab may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
School Comms Lab would not use personal information of customers included in the “Contact Us” form in our website or e-mail query sent to our e-mail address (email@example.com) for purposes other than to use contact address of customer in order to answer inquiry from such customer and to reflect the opinions of customers to our product development and/or service.
School Comms Lab would not disclose or provide personal information of customers collected by the “Contact Us” except for the following cases when:
School Comms Lab has prior approval of customers or,
Disclosure is required based on laws and regulations.
School Comms Lab keeps contact form submissions for up to 10 years for customer service purposes, but we do not use the information submitted through “contact us” forms for marketing purposes.
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.
Note that these external sites are not operated by us.
We provide the opportunity to sign-up for a monthly email newsletter by entering in your email address in a sign up form.
In some cases we may ask you for further information, such as name, occupation, address or telephone number. Regarding the processing of this personal data you will be asked to grant your explicit consent.
If you subscribe for our monthly email newsletter your IP address as well as data and time of subscription will be collected. This allows us to prevent misuse of our services or of the e-mail address of the subscriber. This data is only used for the distribution of the newsletter. The subscription may be terminated by you at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions included in each newsletter. We will delete the relevant personal data promptly upon your unsubscribe instruction.
We display personal testimonials of satisfied customers on our site in addition to other endorsements. With your consent we may post your testimonial along with your name and photo.
Who We Share Data With
When registering on our site, we may collect your name, email address or other information to help you with your experience. In addition, we provide social network authentication with Facebook and Google. When signing up with one of these services, you authorize us to access the information available on those profiles, including but not limited to: your name, date of birth, profile picture, gender, location, website address, and email address.
This information is collected at the time you register for an account on our site, update your subscriptions, subscribe to a newsletter, respond to any marketing materials, or fill out any other forms present on our site.
1. PayPal Payment Processor
The payment processor, ‘PayPal’, may provide us with unique authentication tokens to make payments requests with. The payment processor ‘PayPal’ may also provide us with information such as your name, credit card type, expiration date, and the last four digits of your credit card number. This information is used only to make single payment requests, or register the user for an ongoing subscription that requires automatic payments in the future.
In addition, School Comms Lab may also request and receive any payment history between the user and School Comms Lab.
2. Facebook Conversion Pixels
We use the “Custom Audience pixel” of Facebook Inc., (“Facebook”) on our website. With its help, we can keep track of what users do after they see or click on a Facebook advertisement. This enables us to monitor the effectiveness of Facebook ads for purposes of statistics and market research. Data collected in this way is anonymous to us, which means we cannot see the personal data of individual users. However, this data is saved and processed by Facebook. Facebook can connect this data with your Facebook account and use it for its own advertising purposes, in accordance with Facebook’s Data Policy which can be found at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. You can allow Facebook and its partners to place ads on and outside of Facebook. A cookie can also be saved on your device for these purposes.
Please click here if you would like to withdraw your consent https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads#_=_
3. Google Analytics
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google, Inc., www.google.com (“Google Analytics” or “Google”). Google Analytics employs cookies that are stored to your computer in order to facilitate an analysis of your use of the site. The information generated by these cookies, such as time, place and frequency of your visits to our site, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google’s location in the US and stored there.
In using Google Analytics our website employs the extension “anonymizeIp”. In doing so, Google abbreviates and thereby anonymizes your IP address before transferring it from EU/EEA member states. Google uses this information to analyze your use of our site, to compile reports for us on internet activity and to provide other services relating to our website.
Google Analytics also uses electronic images known as web beacons (sometimes called single pixel gifs) and are used along with cookies to compile aggregated statistics to analyze how our site is used.
You can find additional information on how to install the browser add-on referenced above at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
For the cases in which personal data is transferred to the US, Google has self-certified pursuant to the EU-US Privacy Shield (https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework).
Additionally, School Comms Lab utilizes the following platforms for collecting and analyzing data. Please visit each website to view the details of their privacy policies:
How Long We Retain Your Data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register as a customer or School Comms Lab member on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information 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/profile on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
No site is safe from hackers. However, if a data breach should occur, School Comms Lab will comply with the Fair Information Practices Principles and will notify you immediately through email and through notifications on our website.
Social Media Links
You can find School Comms Lab on the following social media links:
If you have any additional questions or concerns regarding your personal data and how it is used on our website, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.