Terms of Service

Effective Date: June 9, 2024


Welcome to Pen and Mouse Design House (“we,” “our,” “us”). These Terms of Service (“Terms”) govern your use of our website penandmousedesign.com and any other media form, media channel, mobile website, or mobile application related or connected thereto (collectively, the “Site”). By accessing or using the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use the Site.

1. Use of the Site

1.1 Eligibility
You must be at least 18 years old to use the Site. By using the Site, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old and that you have the legal capacity to enter into a binding agreement.

1.2 User Accounts
To access certain features of the Site, you may be required to create an account. You agree to provide accurate, current, and complete information during the registration process and to update such information to keep it accurate, current, and complete. You are responsible for safeguarding your account credentials and for all activities that occur under your account.

1.3 Prohibited Activities
You agree not to engage in any of the following prohibited activities:

  • Using the Site for any illegal or unauthorized purpose.
  • Interfering with or disrupting the Site or servers or networks connected to the Site.
  • Using any automated system, including without limitation “robots,” “spiders,” or “offline readers,” to access the Site.
  • Attempting to impersonate another user or person.
  • Using the Site in any manner that could interfere with, disrupt, negatively affect, or inhibit other users from fully enjoying the Site.

2. Intellectual Property

2.1 Ownership
The Site and its original content, features, and functionality are and will remain the exclusive property of Pen and Mouse Design House and its licensors. The Site is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of both the United States and foreign countries.

2.2 License
We grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable license to access and use the Site for your personal, non-commercial use. You may not copy, modify, distribute, sell, or lease any part of the Site, nor may you reverse engineer or attempt to extract the source code of any software that is part of the Site.

3. User Content

3.1 Content Ownership
You retain ownership of any content you submit, post, or display on or through the Site (“User Content”). By submitting, posting, or displaying User Content, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display, and distribute such User Content in any and all media or distribution methods.

3.2 Responsibility for User Content
You are solely responsible for the User Content you submit, post, or display on or through the Site. You agree not to post any User Content that: (i) infringes, misappropriates, or violates the intellectual property rights of any third party; (ii) is defamatory, harmful, offensive, or otherwise objectionable; or (iii) violates any applicable law or regulation.

4. Termination

We may terminate or suspend your access to the Site, without prior notice or liability, for any reason, including without limitation if you breach these Terms. Upon termination, your right to use the Site will immediately cease.

5. Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability

5.1 Disclaimer of Warranties
The Site is provided on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis. We make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the Site or the information, content, or materials included on the Site. You expressly agree that your use of the Site is at your sole risk.

5.2 Limitation of Liability
To the fullest extent permitted by law, Pen and Mouse Design House shall not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of the Site, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.

6. Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in Illinois for the purpose of litigating all such claims or disputes.

7. Changes to Terms

We reserve the right to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is material, we will provide at least 30 days’ notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

8. Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at:

Pen and Mouse Design House
Algonquin, Illinois
Email: julie@penandmousedesign.com

By using the Site, you signify your acceptance of these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use the Site.