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4Real Equality Weddings Legal Info


Who I am/Purpose:

4Real Equality Weddings is a blog edited and managed by me, Emily Keenan. I often include words and images submitted to me by photographers and readers who have specifically requested their information be included on the site. If you have any questions about the content on my site, you may email me at:

The purpose of this site is to provide members of the LGBTQ community with inspiration. It is also meant to connect those planning for a commitment ceremony (in whatever form that may take) with real vendors who have expressed an interest in working with the LGBTQ community. I do my best to ensure that all vendors are truly open an accepting of working with LGBTQ couples. I am not held responsible if the vendor changes their policies and opinions without notifying me first.

Submitted Content (including photos):

By submitting your engagement/wedding/union/styled shoot/etc photos and story to 4Real Equality Weddings, you’re granting me permission to use those photos and story unless otherwise stated. Couples/Other Wedding Professionals, unless your photographer has given you the rights to your photos, I must have permission of the photographer prior to posting. If you do not obtain permission, I will do my best to contact the photographer, however, the photos will not be posted if no permission is obtained. Photographers, I will be sure to credit you for any photographs submitted and posted on the blog. Any photos not credited to an outside source have been taken by myself and are rights protected. Failure to link back and credit my site as their source constitutes a copyright violation. Please contact me if you’d like to use any of the photos on my site.

I do reserve the right to remove, replace, or move any images or content without prior announcement.

Other than when someone has submitted content to be published on the site, the views and opinions expressed on this blog are purely my own. If someone has submitted content to the site, their words will be noted in quotation marks. In those cases, their views and opinions are purely their own.


Up until April 1st, 2014, 4Real Equality Weddings has not accepted any form of compensation for any of the reviews, products, or posts published on the site. After that date, I may accept forms of compensation and/or free products from companies and organizations. I may be compensated to provide opinions on products, services, websites and various other topics. I may also receive compensation from affiliate partnerships and third party ad networks. If so, the content, advertising space or post will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored content.

I will always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products and will not recommend any product or service I do not believe in. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.


I welcome comments on this site, however, I reserve the right to edit or delete any comments submitted to 4Real Equality Weddings without notice due to;

  1. Comments deemed to be spam or questionable spam
  2. Comments including profanity
  3. Comments containing language or concepts that could be deemed offensive to either myself or my readers
  4. Comments that attack a person or their beliefs individually or that could be viewed as offensive to myself or my readers.

Comments are manually approved, so they may not be visible right away.

Terms and Conditions:

All content provided on 4Real Equality Weddings is for informational purposes only. 4Real Equality Weddings makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. I will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. I will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information.

Privacy Policy

By visiting me, you are accepting the privacy policy described below.

What Personal Information Do I Collect?

Information You Provide. I receive and store information you enter. For example, if you submit your contact information through any of my submission forms, I store the information you enter when you sign up. You can choose not to provide certain information. I use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, adding information to my vendor directory, customizing pages or posts for you, improving the website, and communicating with you. I will only post your email address on the site if requested by you.

Cookies. Like many websites, I use “cookies”. If you do not want me to use cookies, you can easily disable them by going to the toolbar of your web browser, and clicking on the “help” button. Follow the instructions that will prevent the browser from accepting cookies, or set the browser to inform you when you receive a new cookie. In addition, you may visit this and other websites anonymously through the use of utilities provided by other private companies.

Other Information: Every computer has an IP (Internet Protocol) address. IP addresses of computers used to visit this site are noted. In addition, we automatically collect other information such as browser types, operating systems, and the URL addresses of sites clicked to and from this site.

How Do I Use Your Information?

This blog does not share personal information with third parties nor do I store any information about your visit to this blog other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies.

You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by changing your specific browser settings.

Other Websites

Various Web sites may be linked to from this site. If you link to another site, your privacy depends on the policy of that site. I strongly urge you to check their privacy policy. Not all sites guarantee that they will not share your personally identifiable information with others.

Contact Me

These policies are subject to change without notice and were last updated on April 1st, 2014. If you have any questions feel free to contact me directly here: