Terms of Service

Terms and Conditions

Thanks you for using this website and/or considering to purchase programs from this site, made available to you by KDG Ventures LLC DBA The Art of Applying (“The Art of Applying”), a Texas limited liability company. By using this website or purchasing programs from this site, you (“you” or “User”) expressly agree to be bound, without modification, to this Terms & Conditions Agreement (“Agreement”). If you do not agree to be bound to this Agreement, you cannot use this site or purchase any programs from this site.

The Art of Applying reserves the right to change this Agreement at any time, at its sole discretion. If The Art of Applying makes any changes, it will notify you at the email address provided by you (if you purchase a program), and it will post any such changes here. You are responsible for reviewing any such amendments. Your continued use of this site or The Art of Applying programs after posting of an amended Agreement constitutes your acceptance of any such modified terms. This Agreement was last modified on July 2, 2015.

Purchase Terms

Refunds. Please review the program you are considering and ask any questions before making a purchase. The Art of Applying does not provide refunds except upon its sole discretion.

Forfeiture. Programs have limited capacity and are subject to strict timelines in order to service all customers and clients. If you purchase a program but fail to provide materials or respond to emails within two weeks (14 days) of any communication from The Art of Applying, your program will be deemed forfeited. Payments will not be refunded.

No Guarantees or Warranties. The Art of Applying does not guarantee admission into any university, fellowship program, job, or position.

Information. You agree that The Art of Applying may use an anonymized version of your materials (such as emails and essays) with future clients or customers, or for marketing purposes. Any identifying information will be kept confidential.

Intellectual Property and Confidentiality. The Art of Applying owns the copyrights and other intellectual property rights in any materials provided under this Agreement. You have a license to use such materials only for your own personal, private use, and you will keep all materials private and confidential, including other client’s anonymized materials. You will not disclose any such proprietary or confidential materials to any third parties, except as required by law. You shall take all measures reasonably necessary to protect such materials.

Disclosure. You understand that any program you purchase on this site is not legal advice, financial advice, psychotherapy, or mental health counseling.

General Website Use

Content. The content of this website is for your general education and information. This website is not providing legal advice, financial advice, psychotherapy, or mental health counseling. The content of this site may change at any time, without notice.

Accuracy. The Art of Applying does not provide any warranty or guarantee that the information contained on this site is accurate or complete. The information on this site may contain errors. The Art of Applying disclaims any liability from such errors, to the extent allowed by the law. Your use of the content on this site is at your own risk. The Art of Applying does not guarantee any results from using this content. It is your responsibility to do your own research and obtain any professional, medical, legal, financial, or other help that you may need for your situation.

Intellectual Property. This site contains materials that are owned or licensed by The Art of Applying such as text, photography, videos, graphics, and the design and layout of the site. These materials are protected by copyright law and trademark law, as noticed throughout the site. You do not have a license to use the content for any other purpose.

Links. This site may link to other websites. Links are not an endorsement of the other website, unless specifically stated. The Art of Applying has no responsibility for content on the linked website.

Reviews. This site may contain reviews, recommendations, testimonials, or endorsements of other businesses, individuals, events, materials (such as books), products, services, or websites. The Art of Applying will clearly disclose if it receives an affiliate percentage, free product, free service, discount, or any other compensation for a review.

Blog Post Comments. You may contribute content to this site in the form of comments on blog posts. The comments feature is intended to facilitate an educational and informative conversation about the topics on this site. Such conversations are not a substitute for professional, medical, legal, financial, or other advice and do not make you a client or customer of The Art of Applying. If you contribute comments on this site, you agree to the following rules:

  • You will not use the comments to post spam, including promotions or advertisements for other products and services.
  • You will not use the comments to abuse, defame, harass, threaten, or post objectionable or illegal content, including hate speech and pornography.
  • You will only post content that you own or have a license to post, and you will not post content that infringes on a copyright or trademark.
  • The Art of Applying may moderate, edit, or delete comments at any time, at The Art of Applying’s sole discretion.
  • The Art of Applying may ban comment authors at any time, at The Art of Applying’s sole discretion.

Reporting Copyright Infringement. This website complies with the terms of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. To report a claim of copyright infringement, please send a claim to our official agent at kaneisha@theartofapplying.com or 512 West Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. #347, Austin, Texas 78701, containing the following information:

  • Your contact information (name, mailing address, phone number).
  • A description of the copyrighted work that you believe was infringed.
  • A description of the content on this site that you believe is infringing your copyright. If possible, please include a web address/link.
  • A declaration that: you have a good faith belief that the use of the copyrighted materials described was not authorized by the copyright owner, agent, or the law; that the information in your notice is accurate, and that you declare, under penalty of perjury, that you are the owner or the allegedly infringed copyright or you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
  • Your digital or physical signature.

General Legal Terms

No Warranties. The content of this site is provided “as is,” at your own risk, without express or implied warranty or condition of any kind. The Art of Applying also disclaims any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.

Damages. To the extent allowed by law, under this Agreement, The Art of Applying will not be liable for indirect, special, incidental, punitive, exemplary or consequential damages, regardless of legal theory, whether or not they have been warned of such damages, and even if all other remedies would fail.

No Waiver. None of the terms of this Agreement can be waived or modified except by an express agreement in writing signed by all of the parties.

Entire Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements between them or any of their affiliates, with respect to the subject matter contained herein.

Assignment. You will not assign this Agreement to any other party without The Art of Applying’s written consent.

Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the validity, legality, or enforceability of the remainder of this Agreement shall not in any way be affected or impaired.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction. This Agreement shall be governed by, and construed under, the laws of the State of Texas. Jurisdiction and venue for all purposes shall be in the County of Travis, State of Texas. The parties consent to jurisdiction in the County of Travis, State of Texas.

Any questions about the agreement or this website can be directed to:

512 West Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. #347
Austin, Texas 78701