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This site and the materials and products on this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, My SEO Gal disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. My SEO Gal does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. My SEO Gal does not make any warranties or representations regarding the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
Payments for Services:
Client agrees to pay My SEO Gal a fee as stated in initial consultation or Proposal. Fee must be received prior to the start of any services provided. SEO Services are intended to provide the client with positioning in selected search engines and report results on an ongoing and timely basis. SEO Services include:
Research keywords and phrases to select appropriate, relevant search terms. Number of keywords is listed in the Proposal. Additional keyword purchases will require Addendum or separate contract.
Edit various html tags and page text as necessary prior to submission to selected search engines and directories.
Create as required, additional web pages for the purpose of catchingï¿½ keyword/phrase searches.
Hand-submit your pages to the engines and directories stated in this agreement.
Create positioning reports for main site and any associated pages showing rankings in the major search
engines and under which keywords.
- If you have signed up with an installment payment plan. Your work will be divided among the number of months or hours stated in your plan. You are responsible to pay for all service fee balances until the end of the contract date. This amount has to be paid regardless if you continue with the service or not. You can benefit from any SEO work done on your site for months and years to come. So if you decide to cancel in the middle of your contract you will still be responsible to pay for the remaining balance of your order and any unused hours will no longer be available. The same goes for any services that have been paid in full. We do not issue any refunds, especially if we have already begun optimizing your site.
- If you want to cancel your services you must email us 30 days prior.
- No refunds are issued for any services on the My SEO Gal website.
For the purposes of providing these services, client agrees to provide:
Give My SEO Gal storeadmin, backoffice, cpanel, Google, FTP access to the main site for uploading new pages, and making changes for the purpose of optimization OR approval to go through 3rd Party.
Client authorizes My SEO Gal use of all client logos, trademarks, Web site images, etc., for use in creating informational pages and any other uses as deemed necessary by My SEO Gal for search engine positioning and optimization.
If Clientï¿½s site is light in textual content, client will provide additional relevant text content in electronic format for the purpose of creating additional web pages. Client agrees to provide content, for example 200 to 500-word ï¿½articlesï¿½ about each of their keyword phrases. Content
writing is available in some of our packages.
- The Client guarantees any elements of text, graphics, photos, designs, trademarks, or other artwork provided to My SEO Gal
for inclusion on the website above are owned by the Client, or that the
Client has received permission from the rightful owner(s) to use each
of the elements, and will hold harmless, protect, and defend My SEO Gal and its subcontractors from any liability or suit arising from the use of such elements.
Client must acknowledge the following with respect to SEO services:
â€¢ All fees are non-refundable.
â€¢ All fees, services, documents, recommendations, login details and reports are confidential.
My SEO Gal has no control over the policies of search engines with respect to the type of sites and/or content that they accept now or in the future. Client site may be excluded from any directory at any time at the sole discretion of the search engine or directory. My SEO Gal will resubmit those pages that have been dropped from the index.)
Due to the competitiveness of some keywords/phrases, ongoing changes in search engine ranking algorithms and other competitive factors, My SEO Gal does not guarantee #1 positions or consistent top 10 positions for any particular keyword, phrase or search term. However, if My SEO Gal fails to achieve 3 top 30 positions in the major search engines, My SEO Gal will start over ï¿½SEOï¿½ services with no cost to Client.
- The Client understands that some keywords that will be targeted in their SEO campaign will be competitive keywords. These keywords can take anywhere from 6 months to 2 years to rank for.
Some search engines and directories may take as long as 2 to 4 months, and in some cases longer, after submission to list your site.
Occasionally, search engines will stop accepting submissions for an indefinite period of time.
Occasionally, search engines will drop listings for no apparent or predictable reason. Often listing will ï¿½reappearï¿½ without any additional submissions. Should the listing not reappear, My SEO Gal will re-submit the site based on the current policies of the search engine in question.
Some search directories offer expedited listing services for a fee. My SEO Gal encourages clients to take advantage of these expedited services. If the Client wishes to engage in said expedited listing services
(e.g., paid directories), the Client is responsible for all paid for
inclusion or expedited service fees. My SEO Gal can offer a list of expedited listing services upon request, for example Yahoo, unless otherwise noted in the package Client purchases.
- Additional Services not listed herein (such as
managing pay-per click campaigns, copywriting, link baiting, etc.) will
be provided for a fee of $30.00 per hour.
Limitation of Liability
My SEO Gal is not responsible for
the Client overwriting SEO work to the Clientï¿½s site. (e.g.,
Client/webmaster uploading over work already provided/optimized). The
Client will be charged an additional fee for re-constructing content,
based on the hourly rate of $50 per hour. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, My SEO Gal's obligation to provide free SEO services shall cease in the event the
Clientï¿½s conduct overwrites the SEO services provided. For example, if
the clientï¿½s webmaster uploads content without consulting My SEO Gal, then My SEO Gal's
obligation to provide SEO services for free shall terminate
Google has been known to hinder the rankings of new websites
(or pages) until they have proven their viability to exist for more
than ï¿½xï¿½ amount of time. This is referred to as the ï¿½Google Sandbox.ï¿½ My SEO Gal assumes no liability for ranking/traffic/indexing issues related to Google Sandbox penalties.
My SEO Gal is not responsible for changes made to the Web site by other parties that adversely affect the search engine rankings of the Clientï¿½s Web site.
Linking to ï¿½bad neighborhoodsï¿½ or getting links from ï¿½link farmsï¿½ can seriously damage all SEO efforts. My SEO Gal
does not assume liability for the Clientï¿½s choice to link to or obtain
a link from any particular website without prior consultation.
My SEO Gal shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if My SEO Gal has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation of exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
In the event that a My SEO Gal product is mistakenly listed at an incorrect price, My SEO Gal reserves the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product listed at the incorrect price. My SEO Gal reserves the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, My SEO Gal shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.
These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by My SEO Gal without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.
My SEO Gal may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to My SEO Gal.
Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of California, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions, and not by the 1980 U.N. Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this site (including but not limited to the purchase of My SEO Gal products) shall be in the state or federal courts located in Los Angeles County, California. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the site (including but not limited to the purchase of My SEO Gal products) must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. My SEO Gal's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. My SEO Gal may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.
Use of Site
Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a My SEO Gal or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invation of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.
My SEO Gal does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site, My SEO Gal is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, My SEO Gal reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to My SEO Gal in its sole discretion.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless My SEO Gal, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the "Service Providers") from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.
In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, My SEO Gal may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with My SEO Gal, My SEO Gal has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of My SEO Gal. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, My SEO Gal seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).