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Privacy & Blogging Policy


Alix Northup is committed to protecting any information that we collect from you.

Please read the following Privacy Statement to understand how your personal information is treated. We will collect the minimum amount of information about you that we need to provide you with a satisfactory service. Your use of this website gives us the right to collect that information.

Information Collected

We may collect any or all of the personally identifiable information that you give us depending on the type of transaction you enter into, including your name, address, telephone number, fax number, and email address, together with data about your use of the website.

Other information that may be needed from time to time to process a request may also be collected as indicated on the website. In some cases, we may collect non-personal information. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet browser you are using and the domain name of the web site from which you linked to our website. We may use your information on an aggregated basis to do such things as operate and enhance our website and deliver advertising.

Use of Information Collected

We use the information collected on our website for a variety of purposes including improving the website and contacting users. We may use your information to communicate with you on products, services and benefits, to contact you for market research or to provide you with information we think may be of particular interest. In addition, if you make a purchase on our website, we may send you order and shipping confirmation emails. We will always give you the opportunity to opt out of receiving any of such materials.


Your Internet browser has the functionality for storing small files (“cookies”) that hold information which allows a website to recognize your account. Our website takes advantage of this functionality to enhance your experience. You have the ability to prevent your computer from accepting cookies but, if you do, certain functionality on the website may be impaired.

Disclosing Information

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or to protect our rights, protect your safety, the safety of others or investigate fraud. However, non-personally identifiable information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. We may disclose your personally identifiable information if we have your consent to do so.


If you have opted to receive our newsletter, you may cancel participation in email newsletters by following the instructions on each newsletter. We will honor all requests for list removal sent to us as described in “Contacting Us” below.

Changes to this Policy

Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be displayed on our website and will supersede this version of our Policy. We will take reasonable steps to draw your attention to any changes in our Policy. However, we suggest that you read this document each time you use the website to ensure that it still meets with your approval.

Does this Privacy Policy apply to external links found on this Web site?

This Privacy Policy applies only to our website and does not address the practices of third parties who may collect your personal information. You may visit other websites, through links on our website, which may collect, use and share your personal information in accordance with their own privacy policies. The information practices of those linked websites are not covered by this Privacy Policy, and we encourage you to be very cautious before you disclose your personally identifiable information to others.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, or if you want to know what information we have collected about you, please email us at You can also correct any factual errors in such information or require us to remove your personal information from any list that we control.


Free Speech and Bad Content

Although we believe deeply in free speech, we must reserve the right to remove certain content that you may post. As a general matter, you may post any content that you wish to this blog, provided that the content is not illegal, obscene, defamatory, threatening, infringing of intellectual property rights, invasive of privacy, hateful or otherwise objectionable.

No Endorsements

You may not use the name of this blog or any of the authors of this blog to endorse or promote any product, opinion, cause or political candidate. Representation of your personal opinion as endorsed by this blog or any of its authors is strictly prohibited.

Right to Remove Content

You recognize and agree that we do not regularly review posted content, but we have the right to remove any content that we determine violates this policy in the exercise of our sole discretion. You agree that we have the right in the exercise of our sole discretion to bar you from participating in our blog.

No Liability for Content

You recognize and agree that we will not be liable, under any circumstances, for any damages or losses of any kind incurred by you as a result of your use of any content posted on this blog. You agree that will assume all risk of harm in connection with your use of any content on this blog.

Rights to Our Content

You recognize and agree that we retain all of the intellectual property rights to any and all content that we may post on this blog and that nothing shall be construed as granting any users of this blog or our site any intellectual property rights to such content.

Rights to Your Content

By posting or submitting content on or to our blog (regardless of the form or medium with respect to such content, whether text, videos, photographs, audio or otherwise), you are giving us the right to display or publish such content on our blog and in any other publications we may create from time to time (either in the form submitted or in the form of a derivative or adapted work), to store such content, and to distribute such content on a commercial basis or otherwise and use such content for promotional and marketing purposes. We will have no obligation to pay you any royalties or other compensation for the use of your content.

Warranty of Rights to Content

You represent and warrant that any content that your post to this blog will not violate the contractual or intellectual property rights of any person. You agree that you will not post any misleading or false information.


You recognize and agree that collecting personal information from children under the age of 13 is prohibited. You will post no content that is directed to children under the age of 13.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

This blog makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to its operation or the information, content or materials published on this blog. To the fullest extent permissible by law, we hereby disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for any particular purpose and any warranties relating to the non-infringement by any content posted on this blog of any intellectual property rights of any person or entity. We will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of or inability to use this site.

You expressly agree that you use this site solely at your own risk.

Modification of These Policies

We reserve the right to change, at any time and in our sole discretion, these blog policies.

You are responsible for regularly reviewing these policies. Your continued use of the blog constitutes your agreement to all of our policies.

Copyright Complaints

We respect the intellectual property of others and require that our users do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied and has been displayed on this blog in violation of your intellectual property rights, please let us know at the following email address:

Comments Policy

The comment system is open. We require an e-mail address to post a comment. We will not use your e-mail address for any purpose other than comment verification in our content management system.