Terms of Service

Last Updated: January 2020

Welcome to https://www.minimalistfocus.com (the “Website” or “Minimalist Focus” or “We”). We are a blog sharing articles and other content about minimalism, culture, personal finance, and mindset development. This Website is owned by Mr. Jacques “Jack” Krier (the “Owner”). 

For the avoidance of doubt, any reference to the Website may, as appropriate, be construed as a reference to the Owner acting in his capacity as owner, author, publisher, and editor of the Website.  

Please read these terms and conditions (“Terms”) carefully before using the Website. 

Your access and use of the Website are conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and other persons who access the Website (the “Users”), no matter their geographical location.

By visiting the Website, Users use our services and accept and agree to be bound by these Terms. Users who disagree with any part of the Terms may not access, continue to access, use, or continue to use the Website.

1. Intellectual Property

Unless otherwise provided, We own all the information shared on Minimalist Focus. We are the owners of any and all copyrights, trademarks, design rights and other intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) related to the content and work product on this Website.

Information on this Website may be copied, downloaded, and/or shared on other electronic or non-electronic platforms or by other electronic or non-electronic means for personal use only. 

No part of the Website may be reproduced, stored, or transmitted in any form or by any electronic or non-electronic means, except as permitted by applicable laws and regulations, without the prior written permission of the Owner. Requests to the Owner for permission should be addressed to the following email: hello@minimalistfocus.com.

We reserve all rights and nothing in these Terms grants you a right or license to use any information provided on this Website.

2. Website Content

All content on this Website is for informational purposes only. We do not make any representations regarding the completeness, sources, or accuracy related to the information on Minimalist Focus. We are not responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness, usability or availability of any information provided on this Website. 

The access, reading, and use of any content on this Website do not guarantee any specific results and Minimalist Focus is not responsible or otherwise liable in any way for Users’ reliance, acts or failures to act with regard to the information presented on this Website. 

Users are responsible for their own actions and your reliance upon the content of Minimalist Focus. Users’ access, reliance, use, and reaction to the content on this Website is done solely Users’ own risk.

3. Links to Other Web Sites

Articles and other content on Minimalist Focus may contain links to third-party websites that We do not own or control. Once Users leave Minimalist Focus or are redirected to a third-party website or application, Users’ actions and access to these websites are no longer governed by these Terms or Minimalist Focus’ privacy statement (the “Privacy Statement”).

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party websites or services. Users further acknowledge and agree that Minimalist Focus shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such links from our Website, content linked to by our Website, goods or services available through links from our Website or in any other way in connection by links from our Website. 

4. Purchases

If you wish to purchase any product or service made available on Minimalist Focus, you may be asked to supply certain information relevant to the purchase. Please read our Privacy Statement to know how Users’ personal data is processed.

5. Payment Policy

See the Privacy Statement regarding how secure transactions are processed on Minimalist Focus.

6. Blog Comments or Use Generated Content

Any User-generated content on Minimalist Focus (i.e. through blog comments or social media posts) will be publicly available to other Users. You own the rights to any content, including comments and other types of feedback that you post on the Website, but agree to give Minimalist Focus a license so that this content can be shared on the Website.

We reserve the right to remove any content that we determine to be unlawful, inappropriate, offensive or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms. By posting or submitting any material or information to this Website, you agree to grant us an unlimited license so that this content can be shared on Minimalist Focus. If any User-generated content is found to be a copyright infringement, we will respond to and comply with any DMCA Take Down Notices.

7. Termination

We reserve the right to terminate any Users for abuse of these Terms. We reserve the right to remove unlawful, obscene, inappropriate or otherwise undesirable shares or comments on our Website or our social media channels.

8. Governing Law

These Terms are governed by the laws of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Any dispute, legal controversy, or claim, except for legal actions taken by us to claim damages, arising, which is related to these Terms, the content on Minimalist Focus or any of our services, will be settled by the competent courts of the city of Luxembourg in accordance with Luxembourg law and without regard to conflict of law provisions.

If any part of these Terms is deemed to be invalid or unenforceable in a court of law, that portion of the Terms will be construed as appropriate with applicable law and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. 

9. Warranty Disclaimer

The information and content on Minimalist Focus is for educational and informational purposes only.

The Owner cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions and accepts no liability whatsoever for any loss or damage you may incur. Users should always seek professional counsel relating to their specific circumstances as needed for any and all questions and concerns Users have or may have in the future. 

By accessing the Website, Users explicitly agree that the information on the Website is not legal or financial advice.

The Website’s role is to assist Users in their personal growth and in the pursuit of their goals, but reaching those goals is dependent on Users’ commitment and perseverance. The Owner does not guarantee a specific result and Users agree that results will vary for each individual and there are no guarantees for a specific outcome or result.

The information contained on Minimalist Focus is provided “as is,” without warranty of any kind. The Owner, acting on behalf of Minimalist Focus, hereby disclaims all warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, regarding this Website, to the fullest extent of applicable law. 

The Owner makes no warranties that access to Minimalist Focus will be uninterrupted or error-free. Users assume full responsibility and assume all risks when they access this website, download any files, use any information or content or participate in any other manner.

10. Limitation of Damages

In no event shall we (or any affiliated parties) be liable to Users for any loss or damages resulting from the use or display of User-generated content, Users’ use or access to the Website, the Website generally or any other interactions with the website or us. You hereby release us from liability or responsibility for any claims related to your use, access or reliance of this website.

11. Affiliate Links

This website may include “affiliate links,” wherein the Owner receives a small commission if Users make a purchase using the link. However, all opinions are our own and We only endorse or link to products and services that We genuinely recommend.

12. Updates

These Terms may change from time to time and all updates will be posted on this page.

13. Queries and Contact Information

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at: hello@minimalistfocus.com