Terms of Use & Credits

OloughlinAssociates.com, and affiliated websites BoardingSchoolConsulting.com and Change-Your-Course.com, are all owned and operated by Oloughlin Associates LLC and are hereinafter collectively referred to as ‘OLoughlin Associates’.

GENERAL DISCLAIMER

OLoughlin Associates is a company that works to help families find education-related opportunities.  OLoughlin Associates is intended to provide families with educational information and guidance on how best to present applicants to prospective schools.  We do not complete applications, write or re-write essays, or fill out forms on behalf of candidates.  OLoughlin Associates does not offer any any guarantees about admission to a particular school, or the receipt of any financial aid or scholarships.   In addition, OLoughlin Associates does not provide tax, legal or financial advice.

The OLoughlin Associates website is provided for informational purposes only and shall not be construed to be provide advice or a recommendation to retain the services of any other service or consultant.  The identification or listing of products, services, associations, institutions, links or other information on the OLoughlin Associates website or any linked website does not constitute or imply any warranty, endorsement, guaranty, sponsorship, affiliation or recommendation by OLoughlin Associates. Any decisions you may make on the basis of any information found on this website is your sole responsibility.

The OLoughlin Associates logo and all related product and service names, designs, and slogans are the trademarks or service marks of OLoughlin Associates.  All other product and service marks on this site are the trademarks of their respective owners.  Materials hosted on the OLoughlin Associates website may be protected by United States and international laws regarding copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights belonging to OLoughlin Associates and other contributors. Materials hosted on the OLoughlin Associates website are for your internal, personal purposes only and you are not permitted to copy, modify, republish, transmit or distribute any of the material on the OLoughlin Associates website without OLoughlin Associates’s prior written consent.  All of the intellectual property rights of OLoughlin Associates or its contributors remain the property of OLoughlin Associates or such contributor, as the case may be, and none of these rights are transferred to you solely as a consequence of such material appearing on the OLoughlin Associates website.

The information presented in, and accessible through, the OLoughlin Associates website has been obtained by OLoughlin Associates from sources it believes are reliable.  However, OLoughlin Associates does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of any such information.  OLoughlin Associates may amend, change or delete information and links presented in, or accessible through, the OLoughlin Associates website at any time without notice.  All of such information has been prepared and provided solely for general informational purposes and is not intended as user-specific advice.

School, association, associates and other information accessible through links on the OLoughlin Associates website are provided by independent third parties and are not guaranteed to be accurate, complete, or timely. Neither OLoughlin Associates nor any independent third party provider shall have any liability, contingent or otherwise, for the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or correct sequencing of the any such information, or for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance upon any such information. Linked websites are independent of OLoughlin Associates and OLoughlin Associates does not endorse any such linked website.

OLoughlin Associates maintains a high level of confidentiality with respect to its clients’ personal information.  Personal information provided through the website, as well as any other personal information we may obtain from our website users or clients by other means, is only for internal purposes which may include responding to enquires as well as communications and work related to services provided. OLoughlin Associates does not sell or rent its website visitors’ or clients’ personal information or use it for any other purpose outside of its stated business purpose of providing information and consulting services.  The OLoughlin Associates website contains links to other sites and OLoughlin Associates is not responsible for the privacy practices of such linked website. OLoughlin Associates encourages its users to be aware when they leave the OLoughlin Associates website and to read the privacy statements of any linked website that may collect personally identifiable information.

VISITOR AGREEMENT

This Visitor Agreement is a binding legal agreement between you and OLoughlin Associates (‘OLoughlin Associates’). Please read it carefully. By accessing this website (including by automated means), you accept the terms of this Visitor Agreement.

General Provisions

As circumstances may warrant, we may need to change the terms of this Visitor Agreement in the future.  If we do so, we will post the revised Visitor Agreement on our site and revise the ‘Last Updated’ date, below, to reflect the date of the changes. By continuing to use this website after we post such changes, you agree to the terms of this Visitor Agreement, as modified. If you have comments or questions about our site, please send them to us at support@OLoughlinAssociates.com.

We reserve the right to deny access to this website, or any service provided via this website, to anyone who violates this agreement or who, in our judgment, interferes with the ability of others to enjoy this website or infringes upon the rights of others. We may change, restrict access to, suspend, or discontinue this website, or any portion of this website, at any time.

The website is provided to you on an “as is” and as available basis. We disclaim all responsibility for the availability, timeliness, security, or reliability of the website or any feature or software included in the website.

Use Of Content

The materials hosted on the OLoughlin Associates website are made available only for your personal, noncommercial use. All content and other material on this website is the property of OLoughlin Associates and/or its licensors and are protected by U.S. copyright laws, other copyright laws, and international conventions. Except as explicitly provided in this Visitor Agreement, you may not copy, distribute, display, reproduce, perform, create derivative works from, or otherwise exploit any of the content or other material on this site without our prior written consent. You may display and occasionally print or store a single copy of an individual page of our website for your personal, noncommercial use provided that you keep intact all credits and copyright and other proprietary notices, but you may not otherwise reproduce, store or distribute copies of any content or other material found on this website, in any form (including electronic form), without prior written permission from the copyright owner. For information about requesting permission to reproduce or distribute materials from the website, please contact us at contact@OLoughlinAssociates.com.

You are free to establish a hypertext link to our website so long as the link does not state or imply that we sponsor, endorse, or are affiliated with you or your website. However, you may not, without our prior written permission, frame or inline link any of the content of our website, or incorporate into another website or other service any of the content or other material you find on our website.

Trademarks

We reserve all rights in all of our trademarks and service marks. You may not use any trademark or service mark appearing on this website without the prior written consent of the owner of the mark.

Notice of Copyright Infringement

If you are a copyright owner who believes your copyrighted material has been reproduced, posted or distributed on this website in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, please inform our designated copyright agent by sending a written document to Michael at 8 Fernwood Road, Westport, CT 06880, or an electronic notice by email to OLoughlin Associates to Contact@OLoughlinAssociates.com with the following information in your documented and dated notice: 1/ a detailed description of the copyrighted work that is alleged to have been infringed; 2/ a description of the location of the allegedly infringing material on this website; 3/ your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and, email address; 4/ a statement by you indicating that you have a good-faith belief that the allegedly infringing use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; 5/ a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, affirming that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf; and 6/ an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or someone authorized on the owner’s behalf to assert infringement of copyright and to submit the statement. Kindly note that the contact information provided in this paragraph is for suspected copyright infringement only. Contact information for other matters is provided elsewhere in this Visitor Agreement or on the website.

Disclaimers

General

Throughout our website, we have or may provide links and pointers to websites maintained by third parties. Our linking to such third-party sites does not imply that we endorse or sponsor such websites, or the information, products or services offered on or through the websites. Neither we, nor any of our affiliates, operate or control any information, products or services that third parties may provide on websites to which we link. OLoughlin Associates does not represent, warrant, endorse or guarantee any advertised products or services on such websites, and the identification or listing of products, services, links or other information on any website to which we link does not constitute or imply any sponsorship, affiliation or recommendation by OLoughlin Associates. You assume all responsibility and risk associated with the use of the OLoughlin Associates website, any linked websites and the Internet generally.

THE INFORMATION OFFERED ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY OF ITS FUNCTIONS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT ANY PART OF THIS SITE, OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THE WEBSITE AVAILABLE, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. 

WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING USE OR THE RESULTS OF USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE OR ANY INFORMATION OR CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE ON OR VIA THIS WEBSITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE.

Your interactions with companies, organizations, advisors and/or individuals found on or through our website, including any purchases, transactions, or other dealings, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such companies, organizations, advisors and/or individuals. You agree that we will not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings. You also agree that, if there is a dispute between users of this website, or between a user and any third party, we are under no obligation to become involved, and you agree to release us, our employees and our affiliates from any claims, demands and damages of every kind or nature, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of or in any way related to such dispute and our website.

If you are dissatisfied with the site, or any materials, products, or services on the site, or with any of the website’s terms and conditions, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the website.

No Reliance.  Some of the information contained on this website has been provided to OLoughlin Associates by third parties. OLoughlin Associates does not guarantee the accuracy of or endorse the views or opinions given by any third party content provider to this website. OLoughlin Associates shall not be liable for any errors, inaccuracies or delays in such content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Third-Party Sites.  OLoughlin Associates does not assume any responsibility or liability for information accessed via links to or from third party sites. The existence of such links should not be construed as an endorsement, approval or verification by OLoughlin Associates of any content available on linked websites. OLoughlin Associates provides these links as an accommodation to you and solely for information purposes. By providing access to other websites, OLoughlin Associates is not recommending the purchase or sale of products or services provided by the sponsoring organization of any linked sites. OLoughlin Associates does not review, monitor or supervise the content of any linked websites. If you choose to access a linked website, you do so at your own risk.

No Warranty.  OLoughlin Associates EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE ACCURACY OF ANY CONTENT PROVIDED, OR AS TO THE FITNESS OF THE INFORMATION FOR ANY PURPOSE.

Limitations of Liability.  Under no circumstances, including but not limited to, negligence, will we be liable for any damages arising out of your use of this website or any information or content made available on or through this website, including direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, exemplary or consequential damages -- even if we are advised in advance of the possibility of such damages. [Because some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of certain types of damages, the preceding limitation may not apply to you. In such states, our liability is limited to the fullest extent permitted by state law.]

Indemnification.  You agree to indemnify and hold harmless us, our affiliates, and each of our and their respective directors, officers, managers, employees, shareholders, agents, representatives, licensors, successors and assigns from and against any and all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, that arise out of your use of the site, violation of this Visitor Agreement by you or any other person using your account, or your violation of any rights of another. We reserve the right to control the defense of any claim for which we are entitled to indemnification under this section. In such event, you agree to provide us with such cooperation as is reasonably requested by us. We will make reasonable efforts to provide you with notice of any such claim, but our failure to provide such notice will not relieve you of these obligations.

Entire Agreement.  This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between us and you with respect to the subject matter of this agreement and supersedes all previous and contemporaneous agreements, proposals and communications on this subject, whether written or oral. This agreement is personal to you, is not intended to benefit any third party, and does not create any third party beneficiaries. You may not assign this agreement to anyone.

Governing Law.  This agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Connecticut, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. By using this website, you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts in Fairfield County, Connecticut in all disputes arising out of or relating to this agreement or use of this website. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action that you may have arising out of or related to use of the website or this Visitor Agreement must be filed by you within one year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. This website is operated from a website in the State of Connecticut. OLoughlin Associates makes no representations that materials on this website are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you access this website from other locations, you are responsible for complying with local laws.

Severability.  If any provision of this Visitor Agreement is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed restated, in accordance with applicable law, to reflect as nearly as possible the original intentions of the parties, and the remainder of this Visitor Agreement will remain in full force and effect. 

No Waiver.  The waiver, delay or failure of OLoughlin Associates to exercise any right provided for herein will not be deemed a waiver of any further right hereunder.

 

PHOTO CREDITS

Selected photos are from 123rf.com (banner photos on the 'Home' and 'What We Do' pages.  The 'Boarding School Benefits' banner photo, several background images, and group photo containing kids, are from FreePik.com. There are several school images, and still other images are by Maureen O'loughlin during school site visits.