LEGAL TERMS FOR ARDANMICHAELBLUM.COM & SUBDOMAINS – IN A SINGLE SCROLLING PAGE


Overview: By using this website, you hereby accept the terms and conditions stipulated within this document which was last updated on 04/29/2021.


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Our site continues its efforts to improve the accessibility of its content in the belief that it is our collective moral obligation to allow seamless, accessible and unhindered use also for those of us with disabilities.

Despite our efforts to make all pages and content on our site fully accessible, some aspects may need to be tweaked. We are very aware of a need to make access to the internet a universal right and welcome suggestions. As mentioned above, you will find in desktop mode (with JavaScript activated) a very effective tool that helps users enlarge the font, see the background in a different color, read to you the content and other tweaks.


BY ACCESSING OR USING OUR SITES AND OUR SERVICES, YOU HEREBY AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND ALL TERMS INCORPORATED HEREIN BY REFERENCE. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF YOU, THE USER, CUSTOMER, OR PROSPECTIVE CUSTOMER TO READ THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS BEFORE PROCEEDING TO USE THIS SITE. IF YOU DO NOT EXPRESSLY AGREE TO ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THEN PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS OR USE OUR SITES OR OUR SERVICES.

This page implies agreement that shall govern the relationship with our users and others which may interact or interface with this website and Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied), located at 345 Forest Avenue, Suite 204, Palo Alto, California 94301 and our subsidiaries and affiliates, in association with the use of the website which includes the current pages of this “Site” and its Services, which shall be defined. This update is understood as superseding any prior version of our agreement.


Further: Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) aims to ensure that this website should be accurate and reliable but reminds users that errors and/or omissions may sometimes occur. As a result, this website and its contents are provided on an “as-is” basis.

Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) disclaims any and all warranties, including without limitation, warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, warranties related to infringement and title, and warranties that this website and the content will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or free of errors, or viruses, spyware or other forms of technical manipulation by hackers or third parties.

This site and/or Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) is not responsible for the correctness, accuracy, completeness or reliability of this website or any of its content. This shall include, but not be limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement, and warranties that access to or use of the service will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the service will be corrected. Information on our web pages is not intended to serve as a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of events past or present or future.

In no event shall we or any of our respective team, staff, webmaster, officers, directors, licensors, employees or agents be liable, whether in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental, consequential or indirect loss, injury or damages (including, without limitation, lost profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of this Website or its content.

This site and/or Ardan Michael Blum and/or A. Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) does not make any express or implied warranties, endorsements or representations whatsoever as to the information, content, materials, or products on our pages or related content online.

The use of any content from this Website on any other internet, application, intranet, web or other site or computer environment is prohibited. This site may make improvements and/or changes in the products, pricing and/or the programs described in this information at any time without notice. This site and/or Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) reserves the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove without notice content on this page.

Ardanmichaelblum.com and/or our subdomains may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors or omissions. Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) is not responsible for inaccuracies, typographical errors, and or omissions from product information, advertising information, or other types of content.

No content may be reproduced, copied, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way, except you have a limited right to download, display and print one copy of the materials presented on this website on a single computer for your personal and non-commercial use only.

Unless otherwise noted, all content contained on this Website is protected by copyrights, trademarks, and/or other intellectual properties laws. In no event shall this site or its maker be liable for any special, indirect, or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data, or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence, or other action relating to the use or performance of this information.

Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) is committed to keeping any and all personal information collected of those individuals that visit our website and make use of our online facilities and services accurate, confidential, secure and private. Our privacy policy has been designed and created to ensure those affiliated with Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) of our commitment and realization of our obligation not only to meet but to exceed most existing privacy standards.

This Privacy Policy Agreement shall apply to Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied), and thus it shall govern any and all data collection and usage thereof.

All legal matters related to ardanmichaelblum.com and subdomains shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California without regard to its choice of law rules and without regard to conflicts of laws principles except that the arbitration provision shall be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act.

Ardanmichaelblum.com and subdomains may employ third-party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our Service is used. These third parties have access to your personal data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose. This website collects various types of information, such as voluntarily provided information which may include your name, address, email address, etc., which may be used when you purchase products and/or services and to deliver the services you have requested.

Information automatically collected when visiting our website, which may include cookies, third party tracking technologies, and server logs.

This site collects personal information that you knowingly and willingly provide through surveys, completed membership forms, and emails.

Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) may have the occasion to collect anonymous demographic information, such as age, gender, household income, political affiliation, race, and religion later.

California law requires us to let you know how we respond to web browser Do Not Track (“DNT”) signals. Because there currently isn’t an industry or legal standard for recognizing or honoring DNT signals, we don’t respond to them at this time.

We may use third-party Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service.

We use Google products, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Further: We are currently testing Clarity by Microsoft on most of our pages. This provides Heatmaps, Sessions Recording, and other insights to web traffic. ‘Clarity’ is GDPR complaint.

We are currently also using other tools which we do not mention by name to protect our site’s security. These tracking or tools are used for web safety reasons.

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the 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.

For site-operation reasons Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) may collect and may make use of personal information to assist in the running of our website and to ensure delivery of the services you need and request. For security related reasons and/or site operation: We may also gather information about the type of browser you are using, IP address or type of operating system to assist us in providing and maintaining superior quality service.

Certain products that we use are destined to protect from hacking our site’s content. These may provide us perishable information that is written over after a certain period of time with specifics of IP and traffic details. This type of protection is defined in the pop-up that you will see upon first visiting our site. This information can be reviewed by visiting our site anew from a different browser or clearing the cookies. See: https://us.norton.com/internetsecurity-privacy-how-to-clear-cookies.html

We use cookies to personalize content and to analyze our traffic.

It is recommended that you review the privacy policies and statements of any website you choose to use or frequent to better understand how other websites garner, make use of, and share information collected.

Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) does not now, nor will it in the future, sell, rent or lease any of our customer lists and/or names, or any type of user manually submitted data (by email or contact form) to any third parties. We will not sell or rent information derived from beacons, cookies or other security tool tracking.

Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) may disclose your personal information, without prior notice to you, only if required to do so in accordance with applicable laws and/or in a good faith belief that such action is deemed necessary or is required to: Remain in conformance with any decrees, laws and/or statutes or in an effort to comply with any process which may be served upon Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) and/or our website; Maintain, safeguard and/or preserve all the rights and/or property of Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied); and Perform under demanding conditions to safeguard the personal safety of users of this site and subdomains and the public in general.

The Website and the services are not intended for children under the age of 16. Accordingly, we do not intend to collect Personal Information from anyone we know to be under 16 years of age. We do not intentionally collect, sell, or process the Personal Information of individuals under 16 years of age.

Note: If you are a parent or guardian and you know that your children/child has provided us with personal data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected personal data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.

Note: In the last 12 months, we have not sold Personal Information collected in and through the Website or Personal Information relating to our customers. Consequently, we do not have an opt-out functionality on the Website.

Further: We take reasonable and appropriate measures to protect Personal Information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, taking into account the risks involved in the processing and the nature of the Personal Information. Despite these efforts to store Personal Information collected on and through the Website and otherwise by us in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public, we cannot guarantee the security of Personal Information during its transmission or its storage on our systems.

Note: While we attempt to ensure the integrity and security of Personal Information, we cannot guarantee that our security measures will prevent third-parties such as so-called hackers from illegally obtaining access to Personal Information. We do not warrant or represent that Personal Information about you will be protected against, loss, misuse, or alteration by third parties.

Related to EU / GDPR and “Data Protection Rights Under General Data Protection Regulation”: If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) has a legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the personal data we collect and the specific context in which we collect it.

Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) may process your personal data because: We need to perform a contract with you; You have given us permission to do so; The processing is in our legitimate interests and it’s not overridden by your rights; For payment processing purposes; To comply with the law. Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, delete, amend, or limit the use of your personal data.

If you wish to be informed what personal data, we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us. (Contact information at the base of this page). Defined circumstances may allow you the following data protection rights: The right to access, update, or to delete the information we have about you. The right of rectification of this information. You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete. The right to object. You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data. The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information. The right to data portability. You have the right to be provided with a copy of your personal data in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format. The right to withdraw consent. You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) relied on your consent to process your personal information.

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests. You have the right to complain to a Data Protection Authority about our collection and use of your personal data. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) may disclose your personal data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a legal obligation; To protect and defend the rights or property of Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied); To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service; To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public; To protect against legal liability.

You may also be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use or purchase certain other Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) Services, Affiliate Services, third-party content or third-party software.

YOU UNDERSTAND THAT IN THE MATTER OF ARBITRATION YOU WILL WORK ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS TO RESOLVE DISPUTES, AS OPPOSED TO JURY TRIALS OR CLASS ACTIONS) MAY LIMIT THE REMEDIES AVAILABLE TO YOU IN THE EVENT OF A DISPUTE.

YOU AGREE THAT BEFORE FILING A LEGAL CLAIM AGAINST ARDAN MICHAEL BLUM AND OR A. BLUM LOCALIZATION SERVICES YOU WILL CONTACT ARDAN MICHAEL BLUM AT: ARDANMICHAELBLUM@GMAIL.COM

All users and/or members herein agree to ensure and hold Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied), our subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, employees, officers, partners and/or licensors blameless or not liable for any claim or demand, which may include, but is not limited to, reasonable attorney fees made by any third party which may arise from any content a member or user of our site may submit, post, modify, transmit or otherwise make available through our Services, the use of Services or your connection with these Services, your violations of the Terms of Service and/or your violation of any such rights of another person.

You and Ardan Michael Blum and/or A. Blum Localization Services agree to resolve any claims relating to these Terms and Services/site/ or content matters through final and binding arbitration.

This agreement to arbitrate is intended to be broadly interpreted, and includes claims based in contract, tort, statute, fraud, misrepresentation, or any other legal theory. You acknowledge that these Terms evidence a transaction involving interstate commerce, and thus the United States Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement, and proceedings pursuant to the arbitration clause in these Terms.

YOU MAY OPT-OUT OF THE AGREEMENT TO ARBITRATE BY PROVIDING US WITH WRITTEN NOTICE WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS OF FIRST ACCEPTING THESE TERMS. YOUR NOTICE MUST INCLUDE: (I) YOUR FULL NAME (FIRST AND LAST); (II) THE EMAIL ADDRESS YOU USED TO REGISTER YOUR ACCOUNT; AND (III) A CLEAR STATEMENT THAT YOU DECLINE THIS AGREEMENT TO ARBITRATE.

Ardan Michael Blum and/or A. Blum Localization Services will pay all AAA filing, administration, and arbitrator fees for any arbitration we initiate. You will pay the fees for any arbitration you initiate, in accordance with the AAA Rules. However, if you initiate an arbitration after attempting to informally resolve a dispute in accordance with these Terms, and are seeking relief valued at $300 or less (both to you and us), Ardan Michael Blum and/or A. Blum Localization Services will pay all AAA filing, administration, and arbitrator fees. If your claim is for greater than $300 but less than $10,000, Ardan Michael Blum and/or A. Blum Localization Services will pay all such fees in excess of $20. After Ardan Michael Blum and/or A. Blum Localization Services receives notice at the email address above that you have commenced such an arbitration, Ardan Michael Blum and/or A. Blum Localization Services shall promptly reimburse you for any portion of the filing fee you have paid that Ardan Michael Blum and/or A. Blum Localization Services has agreed to pay. You agree that one arbitrator from the AAA will arbitrate the dispute under the AAA Commercial Arbitration Rules and the Supplementary Procedures for Consumer Related Disputes, as modified by this arbitration provision. The award of the arbitrator shall be accompanied by a reasoned opinion.

If the arbitrator determines that either the substance of your claim or the relief sought is frivolous or brought for an improper purpose (as measured by the standards set for the in Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 11(b)), then: the payment of all AAA filing, administration, and arbitrator fees shall be governed by the AAA Rules and you agree to reimburse us for any amount we have paid on your behalf to the AAA.

Ardan Michael Blum and/or A. Blum Localization Services shall not seek its attorneys’ fees and costs in arbitration unless the arbitrator determines that either the substance of your claim or the relief sought was frivolous or brought for an improper purpose.

You may only resolve disputes with us on an individual basis, and may not bring a claim as a plaintiff or a class member in a class, consolidated, or representative action. You may not bring a claim as part of a class arbitration, class action, private attorney general action, or consolidation with other arbitrations.

Any and all claims, causes of action and/or disputes, arising out of or relating to the relationship between you and Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) should be held for arbitration within the County of Santa Clara, California or by way of special agreement within the State of California.

You acknowledge, understand and agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or action arising out of or related to the use of our Services or the TOS must be filed within 4 year(s) after said claim or cause of action arose or shall be forever barred.

You acknowledge, understand and agree that your account is non transferable and any rights to your ID and/or contents within your account shall terminate upon your death. Upon receipt of a copy of a death certificate, your account may be terminated, and all contents therein permanently deleted.

The Site is a website for general sharing of educational and personal materials and may contain news and current events. A. Blum Localization Services Palo Alto is an SEO firm run by Ardan Michael Blum as well as content related to creative writing and personal expression. Any and all visitors to our site, despite whether they are registered or not, shall be deemed as “users” of the herein contained Services provided for the purpose of this TOS.

Once an individual registers for our Services, through the process of creating an account, the user shall then be considered a “member.” The user and/or member acknowledges and agrees that the Services provided and made available through our website and applications, which may include some mobile applications and that those applications may be made available on various social media networking sites and numerous other platforms and downloadable programs, are the sole property of Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied).

At its discretion, Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) may offer additional website Services and/or products, or update, modify or revise any current content and additional Services.

To register and become a “member” of the Site, you must be at least 18 years of age to enter into and form a legally binding contract. In addition, you must be in good standing and not an individual that has been previously barred from receiving Services under the laws and statutes of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction.

When you register, we may collect information such as your name, e-mail address, birth date, gender, mailing address, occupation, industry, and or personal interests.

You can edit your account information at any time. Once you register with and sign in to our Services, you are no longer anonymous to us.

Furthermore, the registering party hereby acknowledges, understands and agrees to furnish factual, correct, current and complete information with regards to yourself as may always be requested by the data registration process and maintain and promptly update your registration and profile information to maintain accuracy and completeness.

If anyone knowingly provides any information of a false, untrue, inaccurate or incomplete nature, Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) will have sufficient grounds and rights to suspend or terminate the member in violation of this aspect of the Agreement, and as such refuse any and all current or future use of Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) Services, or any portion thereof.

Every member’s registration, data and various other personal information are strictly protected by the Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied).

As a member, you herein consent to the collection and use of the information provided, including the transfer of information within the United States and/or other countries for storage, processing or use by Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) and/or our subsidiaries and affiliates handling storage / processing of this confidentially kept data.

When you set up an account, you are the sole authorized user of your account. You shall be responsible for maintaining the secrecy and confidentiality of your password and for all activities that transpire on or within your account.

It is your responsibility for any act or omission of any user(s) that access your account information that, if undertaken by you, would be deemed a violation of the TOS. It shall be your responsibility to notify Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) immediately if you notice any unauthorized access or use of your account or password or any other breach of security. Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) shall not be held liable for any loss and/or damage arising from any failure to comply with this term and/or conditions shared here.

FURTHER: YOU HEREIN EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT THE USE OF ARDAN MICHAEL BLUM AND/OR A.BLUM LOCALIZATION SERVICES PALO ALTO (WHERE APPLIED) SERVICES AND SOFTWARE ARE AT THE SOLE RISK BY YOU. OUR SERVICES AND SOFTWARE SHALL BE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND/OR “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. ARDAN MICHAEL BLUM AND/OR A.BLUM LOCALIZATION SERVICES PALO ALTO (WHERE APPLIED) AND OUR SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, AND LICENSORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHETHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. ARDAN MICHAEL BLUM AND/OR A.BLUM LOCALIZATION SERVICES PALO ALTO (WHERE APPLIED) AND OUR SUBSIDIARIES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS MAKE NO SUCH WARRANTIES THAT (i) ARDAN MICHAEL BLUM AND/ OR A.BLUM LOCALIZATION SERVICES PALO ALTO (WHERE APPLIED) SERVICES OR SOFTWARE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (ii) ARDAN MICHAEL BLUM AND/OR A.BLUM LOCALIZATION SERVICES PALO ALTO (WHERE APPLIED) SERVICES OR SOFTWARE SHALL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR- FREE; (iii) THAT SUCH RESULTS WHICH MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE ARDAN MICHAEL BLUM AND/OR A.BLUM LOCALIZATION SERVICES PALO ALTO (WHERE APPLIED) SERVICES OR SOFTWARE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; (iv) QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, ANY INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIAL WHICH MAY BE PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH OUR SERVICES OR SOFTWARE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS; AND (v) THAT ANY SUCH ERRORS CONTAINED IN THE SOFTWARE SHALL BE CORRECTED.

ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED BY WAY OF ARDAN MICHAEL BLUM AND/OR A.BLUM LOCALIZATION SERVICES PALO ALTO (WHERE APPLIED) SERVICES OR SOFTWARE SHALL BE ACCESSED BY YOUR SOLE DISCRETION AND SOLE RISK, AND AS SUCH YOU SHALL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR AND HEREBY WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION WITH RESPECT TO ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER AND/OR INTERNET ACCESS, DOWNLOADING AND/OR DISPLAYING, OR FOR ANY LOSS OF DATA THAT COULD RESULT FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH INFORMATION OR MATERIAL. NO ADVICE AND/OR INFORMATION, DESPITE WHETHER WRITTEN OR ORAL, THAT MAY BE OBTAINED BY YOU FROM ARDAN MICHAEL BLUM AND/OR A.BLUM LOCALIZATION SERVICES PALO ALTO (WHERE APPLIED) OR BY WAY OF OR FROM OUR SERVICES OR SOFTWARE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOS. A SMALL PERCENTAGE OF SOME USERS MAY EXPERIENCE SOME DEGREE OF EPILEPTIC SEIZURE WHEN EXPOSED TO CERTAIN LIGHT PATTERNS OR BACKGROUNDS THAT MAY BE CONTAINED ON A COMPUTER SCREEN OR WHILE USING OUR SERVICES. CERTAIN CONDITIONS MAY INDUCE A PREVIOUSLY UNKNOWN CONDITION OR UNDETECTED EPILEPTIC SYMPTOM IN USERS WHO HAVE SHOWN NO HISTORY OF ANY PRIOR SEIZURE OR EPILEPSY. SHOULD YOU, ANYONE YOU KNOW OR ANYONE IN YOUR FAMILY HAVE AN EPILEPTIC CONDITION, PLEASE CONSULT A PHYSICIAN IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS WHILE USING OUR SERVICES: DIZZINESS, ALTERED VISION, EYE OR MUSCLE TWITCHES, LOSS OF AWARENESS, DISORIENTATION, ANY INVOLUNTARY MOVEMENT, OR CONVULSIONS. CONTENT IS MADE FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROMOTING INTERNET MARKETING, AND/OR SHARING GENERAL VIEWS BY THE WEBMASTER. FURTHER CONTENT MAY BE FOR OR ABOUT AND OR RELATED TO A. BLUM LOCALIZATION SERVICES. THE BASIC FORMAT OF ALL SHARING ON THIS SITE IS SIMPLY ‘INFORMATIONAL’ AND REQUIRES VERIFICATION FROM A QUALIFIED EXPERT IN THE GIVEN AREA BEING DISCUSSED. NOTHING SAID, REQUOTED, HINTED AT, SUGGESTED, PROPOSED, LINKED TO, OR OTHERWISE PRESENTED IN ANY FORMAT OR MANNER ON THIS SITE SHOULD BE ACCEPTED, UNDERSTOOD OR SEEN AS A FINAL STATEMENT. NOTHING SAID, SUGGESTED OR OTHERWISE SHARED IS TO BE ATTEMPTED, PUT INTO ACTION, SEEN AS GUIDANCE, OR USED WITHOUT CONFIRMATION FROM A THIRD PARTY QUALIFIED EXPERT.

YOU EXPLICITLY ACKNOWLEDGE, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ARDAN MICHAEL BLUM AND/OR A.BLUM LOCALIZATION SERVICES PALO ALTO (WHERE APPLIED) AND OUR SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS, AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY PUNITIVE, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES WHICH MAY BE RELATED TO THE LOSS OF ANY PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA AND/OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, EVEN THOUGH WE MAY HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF SUCH POSSIBILITY THAT SAID DAMAGES MAY OCCUR, AND RESULT FROM: THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE OUR SERVICE; THE COST OF PROCURING SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES; UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR THE ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS AND/OR DATA; STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY SUCH THIRD PARTY ON OUR SERVICE; AND ANY OTHER MATTER WHICH MAY BE RELATED TO OUR SERVICE.

In the event you have a dispute, you agree to release Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) (and its officers, directors, employees, agents, parent subsidiaries, affiliates, co-branders, partners and any other third parties) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any way connected to such dispute.

Should you intend to create or to join any service, receive or request any such news, messages, alerts or other information from our Services concerning companies, stock quotes, investments or securities, please review the above Sections Warranty Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability again. In addition, for this information, the phrase “Let the investor beware” is appropriate. Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto’s (where applied) site(s) / or content is provided primarily for informational purposes, and no content that shall be provided or included in our Services is intended for trading or investing purposes.

Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) and our licensors shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted and/or made available by way of our Services, and shall not be responsible or liable for any trading and/or investment decisions based on any such information.

NOTE: THERE ARE SOME JURISDICTIONS WHICH DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OF EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. THEREFORE, SOME ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF SECTIONS WARRANTY / DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

You herein acknowledge, understand and agree, unless otherwise expressly provided within our TOS, that there shall be no third-party beneficiaries to this agreement.

Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) may furnish you with notices, including those with regards to any changes to the TOS, including but not limited to email, regular mail, MMS or SMS, text messaging, postings on our website Services, or other reasonable means currently known or any which may be hereinafter developed. Any such notices may not be received if you violate any aspects of the TOS by accessing our Services in an unauthorized manner. Your acceptance of this TOS constitutes your agreement that you are deemed to have received any and all notices that would have been delivered had you accessed our Services in an authorized manner.

You have a right not to receive discriminatory treatment for the exercise of your California privacy rights.

You herein acknowledge, understand and agree that Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto’s (where applied) trademarks, copyright, trade name, service marks, and other Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) logos and any brand features, and/or product and service names are trademarks and as such, are and shall remain the property of Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied).

You herein agree not to display and/or use in any manner the Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto’s (where applied) logo or marks without obtaining Ardan Michael Blum’s and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto’s (where applied) prior written consent.

Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) will always respect the intellectual property of others, and we ask that all our users do the same. With regards to appropriate circumstances and at its sole discretion, Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) may disable and/or terminate the accounts of any user who violates our TOS and/or infringes the rights of others.

If you feel that your work has been duplicated in such a way that would constitute copyright infringement, or if you believe your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, you should provide to us the following information: The electronic or the physical signature of the individual that is authorized on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest; A description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you believe has been infringed upon; A description of the location of the site which you allege has been infringing upon your work; Your physical address, telephone number, and email address; A statement, in which you state that the alleged and disputed use of your work is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agents or the law; And finally, a statement, made under penalty of perjury, that the aforementioned information in your notice is truthful and accurate, and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner, representative or agent authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner’s behalf.

As a user or member of the Site, you herein acknowledge, understand and agree that all information, text, software, data, photographs, music, video, messages, tags or any other content, whether it is publicly or privately posted and/or transmitted, is the expressed sole responsibility of the individual from whom the content originated.

In short, this means that you are solely responsible for any and all content posted, uploaded, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available by way of the Services, and as such, we do not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content. It is expressly understood that by use of our Services, you may be exposed to content including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content posted, and/or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available by.

Furthermore, you herein agree not to make use of Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto’s (where applied) Services for the purpose of: uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting, or otherwise making available any content that shall be deemed unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, or invasive of another’s privacy or which is hateful, and/or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable; causing harm to minors in any manner whatsoever; impersonating any individual or entity, including, but not limited to, any officials, forum leaders, guides or hosts or falsely stating or otherwise misrepresenting any affiliation with an individual or entity; forging captions, headings or titles or otherwise offering any content that you personally have no right to pursuant to any law nor having any contractual or fiduciary relationship with; uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting or otherwise offering any such content that may infringe upon any patent, copyright, trademark, or any other proprietary or intellectual rights of any other party; uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting or otherwise offering any content that you do not personally have any right to offer pursuant to any law or in accordance with any contractual or fiduciary relationship; uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting, or otherwise offering any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional flyers, “junk mail,” “spam,” or any other form of solicitation, except in any such areas that may have been designated for such purpose; uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting, or otherwise offering any source that may contain a software virus or other computer code, any files and/or programs which have been designed to interfere, destroy and/or limit the operation of any computer software, hardware, or telecommunication equipment; disrupting the normal flow of communication, or otherwise acting in any manner that would negatively affect other users’ ability to participate in any real-time interactions; interfering with or disrupting any Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) Services, servers and/or networks that may be connected or related to our website, including, but not limited to, the use of any device software and/or routine to bypass the robot exclusion headers; intentionally or unintentionally violating any local, state, federal, national or international law, including, but not limited to, rules, guidelines, and/or regulations decreed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, in addition to any rules of any nation or other securities exchange, that would include without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange, or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law; providing informational support or resources, concealing and/or disguising the character, location, and or source to any organization delegated by the United States government as a “foreign terrorist organization” in accordance to Section 219 of the Immigration Nationality Act; “stalking” or with the intent to otherwise harass another individual; and/or collecting or storing of any personal data relating to any other member or user in connection with the prohibited conduct and/or activities which have been set forth in the aforementioned paragraphs.

Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) herein reserves the right to pre-screen, refuse and/or delete any content currently available through our Services.

In addition, we reserve the right to remove and/or delete any such content that would violate the TOS, or which would otherwise be considered offensive to other visitors, users and/or members. Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) herein reserves the right to access, preserve and/or disclose member account information and/or content if it is requested to do so by law or in good faith belief that any such action is deemed reasonably necessary for: compliance with any legal process; enforcement of the TOS; responding to any claim that therein contained content is in violation of the rights of any third party; responding to requests for customer service; or protecting the rights, property or the personal safety of Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) , its visitors, users and members, including the general public.

Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) herein reserves the right to include the use of security components that may permit digital information or material to be protected, and that such use of information and/or material is subject to usage guidelines and regulations established by Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) or any other content providers supplying content services to Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto.

You are hereby prohibited from making any attempt to override or circumvent any of the embedded usage rules in our Services. Furthermore, unauthorized reproduction, publication, distribution, or exhibition of any information or materials supplied by our Services, despite whether done so in whole or in part, is expressly prohibited.

Due to the global nature of the internet, using our network, you hereby agree to comply with all local rules relating to online conduct and that which is considered acceptable content. Uploading, posting and/or transferring of software, technology and, other technical data may be subject to the export and import laws of the United States and possibly other countries.

Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) provides an area for our users and members to contribute feedback to our website.

When you submit ideas, documents, suggestions and/or proposals (“Contributions”) to our site, you acknowledge and agree that: your contributions do not contain any type of confidential or proprietary information; shall not be liable or under any obligation to ensure or maintain confidentiality, expressed or implied, related to any Contributions; shall be entitled to make use of and/or disclose any such Contributions in any such manner as they may see fit; the contributor’s Contributions shall automatically become the sole property of; and is under no obligation to either compensate or provide any form of reimbursement in any manner or nature.

The member or user herein agrees not to replicate, duplicate, copy, trade, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial reason any part, use of, or access to this site.

You herein acknowledge that Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) may set up any such practices and/or limits regarding the use of our Services, without limitation of the maximum number of days that any email, message posting or any other uploaded content shall be retained by Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied), nor the maximum number of email messages that may be sent and/or received by any member, the maximum volume or size of any email message that may be sent from or may be received by an account on our Service, the maximum disk space allowable that shall be allocated on Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto’s (where applied) servers on the member’s behalf, and/or the maximum number of times and/or duration that any member may access our Services in a given period of time. In addition, you also agree that Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) has absolutely no responsibility or liability for the removal or failure to maintain storage of any messages and/or other communications or content maintained or transmitted by our Services.

You also herein acknowledge that we reserve the right to delete or remove any account that is no longer active for an extended period. Furthermore, Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) shall reserve the right to modify, alter and/or update these general practices and limits at our discretion.

Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) shall reserve the right at any time it may deem fit, to modify, alter and or discontinue, whether temporarily or permanently, our service, or any part thereof, with or without prior notice.

At this time this site and its subdomains blocks access for comments or users.

In addition, we shall not be held liable to you or to any third party for any such alteration, modification, suspension and/or discontinuance of our Services, or any part thereof.

If at any point in time Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) makes use of any personally identifiable information on file, in a manner vastly different from that which was stated when this information was initially collected, the user or users shall be promptly notified by email. Users shall have the option whether to permit the use of their information in this separate manner.

Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) does hereby reserve the right to cancel and cease offering any of the Services and/or products.

You, as the end user and/or member, acknowledge, accept and agree that Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) shall not be held liable for any such updates, modifications, revisions, suspensions or discontinuance of our Services and/or products.

Your continued use of the Services provided, after such posting of any updates, changes, and/or modifications shall constitute your acceptance of such updates, changes and/or modifications, and as such, frequent review of this Agreement and any and all applicable terms and policies should be made by you to ensure you are aware of all terms and policies currently in effect.

Should you not agree to the updated, revised or modified terms, you must stop using the provided Services forthwith.

Furthermore, the user and/or member understands, acknowledges and agrees that the Services offered shall be provided “AS IS” and as such Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) shall not assume any responsibility or obligation for the timeliness, missed delivery, deletion and/or any failure to store user content, communication or personalization settings.

Your continued use of this Website will indicate acceptance by you of the information presented on this single, scrolling legal page [ardanmichaelblum.com/legal]

Any correspondence or business dealings with, or the participation in any promotions of, advertisers located on or through our Services, which may include the payment and/or delivery of such related goods and/or Services, and any such other term, condition, warranty and/or representation associated with such dealings, are and shall be solely between you and any such advertiser.

Moreover, you herein agree that Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) shall not be held responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any nature or manner incurred as a direct result of any such dealings or as a result of the presence of such advertisers on our website.

Our website contains links to affiliate and other websites. Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) does not claim nor accept responsibility for any privacy policies, practices and/or procedures of other such websites. Therefore, we encourage all users and visitors to be aware when they leave our website and to read the privacy statements of each website that collects personally identifiable information.

Links should not be seen as endorsements. Links are provided to other sites we think may be of interest to you and are provided for your convenience. (By providing these links, we are not endorsing, sponsoring or recommending such sites or the materials disseminated by or services provided by them, and are not responsible for the materials, services or other situations at or related to or from any other site).

You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of external sites or resources, and as such, we do not endorse nor are we responsible or liable for any content, products, advertising or any other materials, on or available from such third party sites or resources. Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any such damage or loss which may be a result of, caused or allegedly to be caused by or in connection with the use of or the reliance on any such content, goods or Services made available on or through any such site or resource.

You do hereby acknowledge and agree that Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto’s (where applied) Services and any essential software that may be used in connection with our Services (“Software”) shall contain proprietary and confidential material that is protected by applicable intellectual property rights and other laws. Furthermore, you herein acknowledge and agree that any Content which may be contained in any advertisements or information presented by and through our Services or by advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws.

Therefore, except for that which is expressly permitted by applicable law or as authorized by Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) or such applicable licensor, you agree not to alter, modify, lease, rent, loan, sell, distribute, transmit, broadcast, publicly perform and/or created any plagiaristic works which are based on Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) Services (e.g. Content or Software), in whole or part. Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) herein has granted your personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive rights and/or license to make use of the object code or our Software on a single computer, as long as you do not, and shall not, allow any third party to duplicate, alter, modify, create or plagiarize work from, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise make an attempt to locate or discern any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in and/or otherwise transfer any such right in the Software.

Furthermore, you do herein agree not to alter or change the Software in any manner, nature or form, and as such, not to use any modified versions of the Software, including and without limitation, for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to our Services. Lastly, you also agree not to access or attempt to access our Services through any means other than through the interface which is provided by Ardan Michael Blum and/or A.Blum Localization Services Palo Alto (where applied) for use in accessing our Services.

You can request the modification or removal of a link on our pages at any time via ardanmichaelblum@gmail.com.

Further: California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits the users of the Website who are California residents to request certain information regarding our disclosure of Personal Information to third parties for their direct marketing purposes.

To make such a request, please contact us at ardanmichaelblum@gmail.com

If you are a California resident you may also have the right:

  • To request disclosure of the categories and specific pieces of Personal Information collected about you;
  • To request the disclosure of the business purpose for collecting or selling Personal Information; the categories of third parties with whom it is shared, and the categories of sources from which Personal Information is collected;
  • To request the deletion of Personal Information, subject to the limitations set forth in California Civil Code Section 1798.105(d); and
  • Not to be discriminated against for exercising the rights guaranteed by California Civil Code Section 1798.100 et seq.

You have the right to request that we disclose:

  • The categories of Personal Information we collect;
  • The categories of Personal Information we have sold or disclosed for a business purpose;
  • The categories of sources from which we collect Personal Information about you;
  • Our business or commercial purpose for selling or collecting Personal Information;
  • The categories of Personal Information sold or shared about you, as well as the categories of third parties to whom the Personal Information was sold, by category of Personal Information for each party to whom information was sold;
  • The specific pieces of Personal Information collected about you.

Delivery may take place electronically or by mail. We are not required to respond to requests relating to Personal Information more than twice in a 12-month period.

With certain exceptions, you have the right to request that we delete any Personal Information we have collected about you. Upon receiving a verified request to delete Personal Information about you, we will do so unless otherwise authorized by law.

We will acknowledge the receipt of requests to know or requests to delete Personal Information free of charge, within ten (10) business days. In order to protect your privacy and the security of Personal Information, we may verify your request by asking you to provide additional Personal Information for us to verify your identity. We will respond to your request within 45 calendar days of receipt, provided that we have been able to successfully verify your identity.  

You may submit a request to know or a request to delete Personal Information via email address for submitting requests.

You may designate an authorized agent to make requests on your behalf. You must provide an authorized agent written permission to submit a request on your behalf, and we may require that you verify your identity directly with us. Alternatively, an authorized agent that has been provided power of attorney pursuant to Probate Code sections 4000-4465 may submit a request on your behalf.


CONTACT

Ardan Michael Blum at 345 Forest Avenue, Suite 204, Palo Alto, California, 94301, USA.

Telephone: +1 650 427 9358

Email: ardanmichaelblum@gmail.com