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Privacy Policy

Last updated February 12, 2019

“Hey, I just updated my Privacy Policy,” said everyone on the Internet. We live in an interesting time where our personal data is mined intentionally and unknowingly by a variety of organizations. This is my attempt to let you know what I am doing to build a relationship with the people I want to help, the tools I use to do that, and how I handle that information. Thank you to Stephen Warley of Life Skills That Matter for providing an amazing template for this page on his disclosure page.

Who I Want to Help

Creative entrepreneurs, leaders, and professionals who create work for other people to consume in a variety of mediums, from free products to paid client work and everything in between. That doesn’t mean that I won’t work with organizations who don’t fit this description, it just means that I’m choosy about whose check I cash and why we are working together. While I can’t prevent minors from reading this site, it is my intent to help those who are 18 and older, looking to build a sustainable and profitable business.

Content Disclaimer

I’m not a licensed therapist, psychologist, psychiatrist, or life coach. While I may talk about issues pertaining to mental health in my coaching services, newsletters, or podcasts, I cannot diagnose or prescribe what other people should do for themselves. If you need mental health services, I encourage you to find a resource in your local area who can give you the help needed.

All of the information on this site is based upon my own research from books, blogs, podcasts, interviews, published articles, and personal experience.

I make reasonable efforts to make sure the information is accurate and up-to-date, but I do not warrant that information is complete, reliable, error-free, or current. Information changes fast and I can’t always keep up to date, but as soon as changes are made known to me, I will review the content in question by verifying, updating, or removing it from this site.

Everything on this site is my opinion. Your mileage may vary. Whether you are looking to make big changes to your life, start projects that can stress your life, or take risks, do your own research, use your own judgment, seek the advice of mentors and experts who you trust to help make your decision.

This site may contain links to content from other websites and products for sale. I do not make money from any of the linked content unless directly specified. I provide these links as a convenience and do not imply endorsement of those third-party websites.

Data Collection

In relationships, trust is everything. Here are the types of data collected and services used by Chris Martin Studios:

The service is not directed to children under the age of 13. Users declare themselves to be adult according to their applicable legislation. Minors may use this Application only with the assistance of a parent or guardian. Under no circumstance persons under the age of 13 may use this Application.

Under no circumstances will I ever sell any of your data, of any kind, to third-party sources. I believe in getting paid for the work provided to you through creating, teaching, and coaching.

Owner and Data Controller: Christopher Martin
Owner contact email: chris@chrismartinstudios.com

Communication

Your email will never be used for any other purpose than to send you the information you requested, service updates or by opting into an email newsletter or course provided by Chris Martin Studios. Under no circumstance will it be shared with third-parties.

You can easily opt out of any future emails by clicking the “unsubscribe link” at the bottom of any email newsletter sent.

One more thing, giving me your business card is not consent for me adding you to my newsletter. 🙂

Making Money By Helping Others & Producing Content

I believe in building a sustainable and profitable business for myself and helping others to do the same. I’m not out to make as much money as possible, but one of my missions is to help others see the value in creative work. Translation: I charge for the work I do.

I want to keep things simple for you and me. With coaching, my rates are listed and paid in full prior to the session. Video production, podcasting, copywriting, and other creative services are priced according to the scope of the project.

No Advertising or Affiliate Marketing

I’m not a huge fan of advertising or affiliate marketing. I want to keep my services front and center and not get overwhelmed with advertising. While I may have sponsors for future podcasts, that will be selective based upon building a community and serving the needs of that community.

Agreement for Working Together

By using and accessing the content and services provided by this site you are in full agreement with all of the above guidelines. If you do not agree with the above guidelines, please stop using this site.

All content is produced for those 18 years of age and above.

Modifications to This Agreement

I reserve the right to change or modify any of the above guidelines at any time as my needs and the needs of Chris Martin Studios evolves. If you become a regular user of this site, I recommend reviewing these guidelines from time to time. Your continued use of the site after such modifications to these guidelines will constitute acknowledgment of the modified “agreement for working together” and be bound by the modified “agreement for working together”.

Termination of Use

I reserve the right to immediately terminate or suspend access to the services of this website for any violation of the above guidelines or community guidelines.

Governing Law

Any disputes arising out of or related to these guidelines and agreement of service and/or any use by you of this site shall be governed by the laws of the United States and the State of Washington, without reference to their rules regarding conflicts of law.

Hold Me Accountable

Because I am human, I will make mistakes. I’m not afraid to admit them, but I will own them because that’s how trust is built. If you see me make a mistake, call me out. Send me an email at anytime.