Please Read The Following Terms And Conditions Of Use Carefully Before Using This Website.

All users of this site agree that access to and use of this site are subject to the following terms and conditions and other applicable law. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site.

Copyright & Trademark

This site is protected by U.S. copyright laws, and may be protected by the copyright laws of other countries and jurisdictions. Except as specifically permitted in these terms and conditions, any copy, reproductions, display, performance or retransmission of the contents of this site is strictly prohibited absent our prior written consent. In addition, the names, trade names and trademarks of third parties, including our clients, that appear on the site are proprietary to their respective owners and may be used only with their express written permission. We neither warrant nor represent that your use of materials displayed on the site will not infringe rights of third parties.

Limitation of Liability

Heartwood Institute shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site or the performance of the products, even if Heartwood Institute has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation of exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.

Term; Termination

These terms and conditions are applicable to you upon your accessing the site and/or completing the registration or shopping process. These terms and conditions, or any part of them, may be terminated by Heartwood Institute without notice at any time, for any reason. The provisions relating to Copyrights, Trademark, Disclaimer, Limitation of Liability, Indemnification and Miscellaneous, shall survive any termination.


Heartwood Institute may deliver notice to you by means of e-mail, a general notice on the site, or by other reliable method to the address you have provided to Heartwood Institute.


Your use of this site shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of Minnesota, U.S.A., without regard to choice of law provisions, and not by the 1980 U.N. Convention on contracts for the international sale of goods. You agree that jurisdiction over and venue in any legal proceeding directly or indirectly arising out of or relating to this site (including but not limited to the purchase of Heartwood Institute products or services) shall be in the state or federal courts located in Hennepin County, Minnesota. Any cause of action or claim you may have with respect to the site (including but not limited to the purchase of Heartwood Institute products) must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. Heartwood Institute's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any of these terms and conditions. Heartwood Institute may assign its rights and duties under this Agreement to any party at any time without notice to you.

Use of Site

Harassment in any manner or form on the site, including via e-mail, chat, or by use of obscene or abusive language, is strictly forbidden. Impersonation of others, including a Heartwood Institute or other licensed employee, host, or representative, as well as other members or visitors on the site is prohibited. You may not upload to, distribute, or otherwise publish through the site any content which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, or otherwise objectionable which may constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or which may otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.

Participation Disclaimer

Heartwood Institute does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site, Heartwood Institute is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, Heartwood Institute reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to Heartwood Institute in its sole discretion.


You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Heartwood Institute, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers (collectively the "Service Providers") from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions or any activity related to your account (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your Internet account.

Third-Party Links

In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, Heartwood Institute may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with Heartwood Institute, Heartwood Institute has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of Heartwood Institute. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, Heartwood Institute seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).