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terms of use of this website

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.

1. introduction

CopyKat Editing is a registered limited liability company, owned and operated by Kitty O'Rourke. I offer editing and proofreading services to authors. My client base is worldwide.

These Website Standard Terms And Conditions (these “Terms”) contained herein on this webpage, shall govern your use of this website, including all pages within this website (collectively referred to herein below as this “Website”). These Terms apply in full force and effect to your use of this Website and by using this Website, you expressly accept all terms and conditions contained herein in full. You must not use this Website, if you have any objection to any of these Website Standard Terms And Conditions.

2. acceptance of privacy policy

By using this website, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy of this site, outlined below.

3. intellectual property rights

Other than linked content that is the copyrighted work of clients of CopyKat Editing LLC, under these Terms, CopyKat Editing LLC and/or its licensors own all rights to the intellectual property and material contained in this Website, including but not limited to text, graphics, or code, and all such rights are reserved.

Permission is granted to electronically copy and print hard copy portions of this site for the sole purpose of investing in an editing service with You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, download or print portions of the material from the different areas of the site solely for your own non-commercial use. Any other use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of the content of this site is strictly prohibited, unless authorized by You further agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from materials downloaded from the site.

You are granted a limited license only, subject to the restrictions provided in these Terms, for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website.

4. no warranties

This Website is provided “as is,” with all faults, and CopyKat Editing LLC makes no express or implied representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained on this Website. Additionally, nothing contained on this Website shall be construed as providing consult or advice to you.

5. limitation of liability

In no event shall CopyKat Editing LLC, nor its owner/manager, be liable to you for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this Website, whether such liability is under contract, tort or otherwise, and CopyKat Editing LLC, including its owner/manager, shall not be liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Website.

My involvement with a project does not assume agreement with the project's content.

Despite my best efforts, the finished manuscript may contain a small number of residual errors. Perfection is never promised and rarely achieved. 

6. indemnification

You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent CopyKat Editing LLC from and against any and all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.

7. variation of terms

CopyKat Editing LLC is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Website you are expected to review such Terms on a regular basis to ensure you understand all terms and conditions governing use of this Website.

8. entire agreement

These Terms, including any legal notices and disclaimers contained on this Website, constitute the entire agreement between CopyKat Editing LLC and you in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings with respect to the same.

9. governing law & jurisdiction

These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Illinois, USA, and you submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in the state of Illinois for the resolution of any disputes.

privacy policy

This policy describes how I protect and make use of the information you give me. If you are asked to provide information, it will only be used in ways stated in this policy.

This privacy policy was last updated on 02 June 2023.


My privacy policy is simple: I treat your personal information with the same respect and care with which I treat my own. I will never share or sell your information. I gather and use certain information about you in order to:

  • respond to your requests for information (e.g. my availability or a quote for editorial services)

  • allow you to register for a special offer

  • allow me to contact you while an editing project is ongoing

  • enable certain functions on this website

  • better understand how visitors use this website

I reserve the right to send promotional emails or mailings to existing clients on rare occasions (once or twice a year). Please notify me via the "unsubscribe" link in any of my emails if you would like to remove your information from my marketing efforts. 

Contact form

The following information is gathered (voluntarily) from my website visitors through a contact form:

  • Name

  • Email address

  • Project Details 

  • How you found me (not required)


I keep contact form submissions in my records for customer service and general data analysis purposes, but I do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.


My website makes use of cookies, which are small digital files that are stored in your web browser that enable us to track your return visits to our website.

Your browser settings may allow you to block these cookies, but it's recommended you have them enabled to help me personalize your experience of my website.


Please contact me if you have any concerns.


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