Sam Vander Wielen LLC DISCLAIMER

Please read this Disclaimer carefully and in its entirety before using samvanderwielen.com (hereinafter referred to as the “Site”). Sam Vander Wielen LLC owns the Site.

The gist, from Sam: I’m not your lawyer and I can’t give you legal advice. Even if you buy anything from us, I’m still not your lawyer and I won’t give you legal advice. Ever. You should always consult with your own attorney and/or accountant to find out what’s best for you My templates and trainings aren’t meant to be substitutes for legal advice from your own attorney. With all that said, there’s loads of valuable information here for you. Thanks SO much!

By using the Site in any way, you consent to this Disclaimer. You agree that you have read (or had the opportunity to read and chose not to), understood, and consented to this Disclaimer. If you have any questions, please contact us here.

Finally, you must be at least 18 years old to use or view the Site. If you’re not 18 years of age or older, please don’t use this Site. Thanks!

1. Definitions

  • “Company”, “We”, “I”, “Our”, or “Us” means Sam Vander Wielen LLC, Sam Vander Wielen (in her capacity as Owner & Managing Member of Sam Vander Wielen LLC), and samvanderwielen.com.
  • “Content” means any and all written, visual, video, or audio information contained on samvanderwielen.com, including, but not limited to, any and all emails received from Sam Vander Wielen, Sam Vander Wielen LLC, or samvanderwielen.com, and any and all written or Downloadable material Purchased, viewed, or otherwise offered on samvanderwielen.com, such as blog posts, graphics, designs, documents, information, templates, and materials.
  • “Purchase”, “Purchased”, “Purchasing”, “Downloading” or “Download” means any Content (as defined herein) or Courses, Services, and/or Products (as defined herein) you paid for and/or copied to your computer, hard drive, cloud system, or another process of downloading data, from this Site (as defined herein).
  • “Personal Information” means information that can be used on its own or in conjunction with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. For example, personal information includes your name, address, email address, telephone number, etc.
  • “Site, Courses, Services, and/or Products” means samvanderwielen.com, Content, email list, social media posts, blog posts, courses, coaching services, BizStorming Sessions, DIY legal templates, contracts, forms, or guides, guides, eBooks, forms, worksheets, workbooks, website materials, and/or templates available on the Site.
  • “Site” means samvanderwielen.com and any and all of its pages, tabs, or sub-pages and “Content”, as defined herein.
  • “You” or “Your” means the user, customer, or viewer of the Site.

2. Legal Disclaimer

The Site, Courses, Services, and/or Products are intended for informational & educational purposes only and are not intended as legal advice by us. Transmission, purchase, or download of the Site, Courses, Services, and/or Products are not intended to create, and does not constitute, an agreement to create an attorney-client relationship with Sam Vander Wielen LLC. By accessing and using the Site, Courses, Services, and/or Products, such use shall constitute your agreement that the Site, Courses, Services, and/or Products are not legal advice, shall not be relied upon by you as such, and that no attorney-client relationship has been created between you and us.

For legal advice, hire an attorney where you live and/or work. While we do our best to make sure the information on the Site is the best possible, it’s entirely possible that something we’ve said is incomplete or not true for you, based on your personal financial or legal situation, where you live, how you file taxes, etc.  Any unauthorized use of the materials contained herein shall be done at your own risk. The Site is not intended as attorney advertising, or as solicitation for legal services in any jurisdiction where this website does not comply with all of the laws, rules, regulations, and ethical mandates of that jurisdiction.

3. No Attorney-Client Relationship Between You and Us

We do not offer to create any formal attorney-client relationship with you on this Site. A formal attorney-client relationship is only created once you have entered into a specific and separate written agreement (formally called an “Engagement Letter”). We don’t offer to enter into these relationships, or to sign Engagement Letters, on the Site or anywhere else. Therefore, you’re not in an attorney-client relationship with Sam Vander Wielen or Sam Vander Wielen LLC by browsing, visiting, using, Purchasing, Downloading, or otherwise viewing the Site, Courses, Services, and/or Products.

We’re not your attorney, even if you purchase product(s) from us.

You’re also not in an attorney-client relationship with Sam Vander Wielen or Sam Vander Wielen LLC if you email Sam, use the contact form on the Site, or contact her or her team through social media or any other channels.

Sam Vander Wielen is an attorney licensed by the State of New Jersey and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. But she is not practicing law or ever offering to perform legal services for you. 

4. Consult A Local Attorney

WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT DIY LEGAL TEMPLATES COVER ALL OF YOUR SPECIFIC CIRCUMSTANCES, ISSUES, OR STATE LAWS. That’s why we always say, “Consult with your own attorney” or “Have your own attorney review your completed templates.”

Each state has different laws regarding contracts, business, services, taxes, etc. Those laws are always evolving, changing, and being interpreted by the Courts of that state. Therefore, it is impossible for us to include state-specific provisions in each of our Courses, Services, and Products, including the DIY legal documents. Please understand that we do not represent that each DIY legal document or our other Courses, Services, and Products are specifically designed or tailored to your state, or that they accurately depict what is or is not required by your state and its laws.

Before using your DIY templates in practice, we recommend you consult a local-to-you attorney, licensed in the state where you live and do business, to review any and all templates, guides, forms, or contracts from the Site you Purchase and prepare yourself. A local-to-you attorney will be able to review any and all documents you have Purchased from the Site and its Courses, Services, and Products to tell you whether the document covers you, your business, and your legal needs.

BY MAKING A PURCHASE FROM THE SITE, OR ITS COURSES, SERVICES, AND/OR PRODUCTS, you recognize that you have the right and ability to speak, consult, or work with an attorney licensed in your state and/or where you do business prior to Purchase or Download.

5. Affiliate Links/Products

From time to time, we link to products or services we love using affiliate links. This means that we may receive a small percentage or fee for referring you to any product you may purchase from one of those sites. These small fees help sustain our small business. We truly appreciate your support.

6. Amazon Affiliate Notice

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

7. Sponsored Posts

We may feature sponsored blog posts from time-to-time. If we do, we will clearly state that said post is sponsored and by whom it’s sponsored by in the post. While we are committed to only featuring sponsored content from companies or products we have tried and loved, we make no warranties, guarantees, or representations as to the effectiveness or safety of said products or services. You should use them at your own risk and make all the appropriate investigations you need on your own to feel comfortable using said product or service. Please feel free to email us if you have any questions about our sponsored posts.

8. Information Is Not a Substitute for Professional Advice

The Content contained on this Site is not a substitute for the advice of your attorney, physician, medical professional, mental health professional, financial advisor, accountant, or any other professional you consult, or should consult with, in the course of running or starting your own business. This Site simply contains informational and educational consent, since we can’t possibly tailor the Site to all of your personal or particular circumstances, states’ laws, or businesses.

9. No Warranties, Guarantees, or Representations

Although we do our best to maintain the Site and its Content, we do not warranty, guaranty, or represent that our Content or Site, Courses, Services, and/or Products are accurate, complete, reliable, or free of errors or that they pertain to your particular circumstances or legal, financial and/or business needs. Although we do our best to bring you the most accurate information on the Site, we can’t guarantee — due to how complex things are and how quickly things change in the world of online business — that all of our Content is up to date or in effect in your jurisdiction.

10. Disclaimer of Liability

To the extent permitted by law, we disclaim any and all liability pertaining to your use, purchase, or download of the Site, Courses, Services, and/or Products. Please use the Site, Courses, Services, and/or Products at your own risk, after making an independent assessment of risk.

11. Testimonials/Examples

The Customer Testimonials or examples on the Site are simply that: examples. While they’re all accurate and authentic, we’re not making any claims that YOU will experience the same, similar, or even better results from using or purchasing the Site, Courses, Services, and/or Products. We’re happy to put you in touch with prior customers if you would like a real-life reference about working with us.

12. Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact us here.

Thanks so much for being here!

Updated On: December 16, 2020