TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Your access to and use of this website at http://wwwnutritionrefined.com (“this Website”) is subject to legally binding Terms and Conditions. Carefully read the following Terms and Conditions before accessing or using this Website. Your accessing or use of this Website indicates your acceptance of the following Terms and Conditions and your agreement to be bound by them. The following Terms and Conditions form a binding agreement (“Agreement”) between you, Nutrition Refined, and all of its properties (“Nutrition Refined”). We may change these Terms and Conditions at any time without advance notice. Changed Terms and Conditions will become effective once posted on this Website. Your continued use of this Website after any change means you have accepted the changed Terms and Conditions.
All references to “we,” “us,”, “our”, and “this Website” shall be constructed to mean Nutrition Refined. The terms “customer,” “you,” and “your” refer to site visitors, customers, and any other users of this Website.
The Terms and Conditions are divided into four sections:
- General Terms
- Code of Conduct
1.1 Relationship with Brands
The content on Nutrition Refined is owned and edited by Petra Scott. It is based upon personal experiences, preferences and expertise in the field of health and wellness. To remain ethical and transparent to our valued readers, we provide full disclosure of relationships we have with brands when writing about a product.
Brands and advertisers will never influence the content found on Nutrition Refined. Topics, content, and products will always be chosen by us and will always be relevant to the “Nutrition Refined” philosophy of helping our readers live their best life. Sometimes we enter into agreements with advertisers or brands – when this happens, we will make readers aware by adding a disclaimer at the bottom of the post(s).
The views and opinions expressed on Nutrition Refined are always our own and we only share our 100% honest opinions. Compensation will never influence our opinions of a product, nor will we ever promote a brand or product that we do not fully support. We will only share brands and products that align with the mission of the Nutrition Refined and the best interests of our readers. Loyalty to our readers is of the utmost importance to us and we will not compromise this honesty under any circumstance.
1.2 Medical Advice
All information contained on this Website is presented for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the advice of your health care professional. It should not be relied on as a complete course of treatment for individuals and is not a substitute for medical advice from physicians and/or other qualified health care providers.
Nutrition Refined’s information, services and/or programs provide neither exhaustive nor complete information regarding all medical problems, diseases, illnesses, ailments or their treatment. See a qualified health care provider promptly if you have any health care related questions: do not disregard medical advice or delay seeking treatment because of something you have read on this Website.
Please consult your physician or health care professional before starting any program or treatment, or making any changes to your diet and/or lifestyle. All services offered on this Website by Petra Scott MA, RHN (purchased with or without communication either in person, by phone, email or online) are not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any illness or disease. Information and statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by Health Canada and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
1.3 Errors & Omissions
Nutrition Refined does not warrant or make any representations regarding the accuracy, results, or reliability of the materials on its website or in services, programs, and any other information materials, or on any sites linked to this site. Nutrition Refined reserves the right, but not the duty, to correct any errors or omissions in any information contained on this Website or in services, programs, and any other Nutrition Refined’s information materials. Nutrition Refined may change content and materials at any time but does not commit to any specific timeline to update materials. Nutrition Refined does not warrant that its website will operate without interruptions.
2) GENERAL TERMS
2.1 Electronic Communications
When you visit the Website, send e-mails to us, message us, or otherwise communicate with us, you are communicating with us electronically, and therefore you consent to receive communications from us electronically in return. We will communicate with you by e-mail, messaging or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
2.2.1 Restricted Uses:
Unauthorized copying or commercial publication or exploitation of text, images, audio and video clips and other content of this website including publication, retransmission, broadcast, circulation, selling, reproduction or redistribution, except as authorized by Nutrition Refined, is specifically prohibited. Anyone wishing to use any text, images, audio and video clips and other content for commercial use, publication, or any purpose other than fair dealing as defined by Canadian law, must request and receive prior written permission from Nutrition Refined. You covenant and agree not to use any screen scraping, framing, bots, spiders, crawlers, avatars, intelligent agents or other automated processes on this website or its content, without Nutrition Refined’s written consent. Permission for such uses may be granted on a case-by-case basis at the sole discretion of Nutrition Refined. A usage fee may be assessed depending on the type and nature of the proposed use.
2.2.2 License and Site Access
Nutrition Refined grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site but not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents; nor any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; nor any derivative use of this site or its contents; nor any downloading or copying of Account information for the benefit of another merchant; nor any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This Website or any portion of this Website may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of Nutrition Refined. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Nutrition Refined without express written consent. You may not use any meta-tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing the Nutrition Refined’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of Nutrition Refined. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Nutrition Refined. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of this Website so long as the link does not portray Nutrition Refined, or its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter.
2.2.3 Hyperlinking to Website, Co-Branding, “Framing”, and Referencing Website
Unless expressly authorized by Nutrition Refined, no one may hyperlink this Website, or portions thereof, (including, but not limited to, logotypes, trademarks, branding or copyrighted material) to any other website for any reason. Further, Users are not allowed to reference the url (website address) of this Website in any commercial or non-commercial media without express permission, nor are Users allowed to ‘frame’ the Website. The User specifically agrees to cooperate with the Website to remove or de-activate any such activities and be liable for all damages.
2.2.4 Links to Third Party Websites:
The Nutrition Refined website contains links to third party websites. The linked sites and pages are not under the control of Nutrition Refined and Nutrition Refined is not responsible for the contents of any linked website. These links are provided as a convenience only and shall not be construed as an endorsement of, sponsorship of, or affiliation with the linked website by Nutrition Refined.
2.2.5 Entire Agreement
These Terms and Conditions and any other legal notices, policies and guidelines of Nutrition Refined linked to these Terms and Conditions constitute the entire Agreement between you and Joyous Health relating to your use of this Website and supersede any prior understandings or agreements (whether oral or written), claims, representations, and understandings of the parties regarding such subject matter. This Agreement may not be amended or modified except by Nutrition Refined making such amendments or modifications available on this Website.
2.2.6 Termination of Access
You agree that Nutrition Refined, in its sole discretion, may suspend or terminate your password, account, or use of Nutrition Refined Properties, Services or Paid Services and remove and discard any User Postings at its convenience or for any reason, including without limitation if we believe you have violated or may violate these Terms and Conditions. You agree that any suspension and/or termination of your access to Nutrition Refined properties, or use of the Services or Paid Services may be effected without prior notice and that the Nutrition Refined will not be liable to you or to any other person as a result of any such suspension or termination.
2.2.7 Limitation of Liability and Indemnity
IN NO EVENT WILL Nutrition Refined OR ITS AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING AMONG OTHER THINGS LOSS OF REVENUE OR PROFITS), PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY, DAMAGES OF ANY KIND OR SUBJECT TO EQUITABLE OR INJUNCTIVE REMEDIES (WHETHER BASED ON BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE) ARISING OUT OF ACCESS TO, OR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, OR DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE. NOTHING IN THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL EXCLUDE LIABILITIES NOT PERMITTED TO BE EXCLUDED BY APPLICABLE LAW. As a condition of your use of this Website, you agree to indemnify Nutrition Refined and its affiliates from and against any and all liabilities, expenses (including legal fees) and damages arising out of claims resulting from your use of this Website, including without limitation any claims alleging facts that, if true, would constitute a breach by you of these Terms and Conditions.
2.3 Applicable Law
By visiting this Website, you agree that the laws of the Province of British Columbia, Canada, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Nutrition Refined.
3) Code of Conduct
All Users, hereby agree NOT to use the Website for any of the following:
Posting any incomplete, false, misleading, or inaccurate Content about yourself and/or your profile;
Impersonating, or otherwise misrepresenting affiliation, connection or association with, any person or entity;
If you have a password, allowing any other person to access a non-public area of this Website, disclosing to or sharing your password with any third parties, or using your password for any unauthorized purpose;
Posting or sending material that depicts people in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under the age of majority in that person’s jurisdiction of domicile;
Soliciting passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users;
Engaging in advertising to, or solicitation of, other Users to send money, buy or sell any products or services not approved by Nutrition Refined;
Transmitting any chain letters or junk email;
Using this Website for activities that violate any law, statute, ordinance, or regulations;
Using this Website to encourage, promote, facilitate, or instruct others to engage in illegal activity;
Personally attack, make fun of, troll, flame, bully, stalk or otherwise harass another User;
Make criminal accusations against another User;
Make or promote any type of racism or hate towards anyone in specific or a group of people;
Post, directly or indirectly, any personally identifying information about another member without their consent. “Personally identifying information” can include, but is not limited to, a person’s full name, first name, last name, email address, profession, phone number, address and place of work;
Use this Website for any fraudulent purposes;
Collect or store personally identifying information about any other User(s) for commercial purposes;
Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Nutrition Refined’s official, employee, consultant, or otherwise, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
Upload, post, email, otherwise transmit, or post links to any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or regulation or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as “inside information”, or proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or subject to a nondisclosure agreement);
Upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit, or post links to any Content that facilitates computer hacking;
Upload, post, email, otherwise transmit, or post links to any content that infringes any patent, trademark, service mark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party, or contributing to inducing or facilitating such infringement, including making available tools that can be used for no purpose other than for “cracking” software or other copyrighted content;
Purchase any goods or services that you are prohibited from purchasing or possessing by any law applicable to you in your jurisdiction. The responsibility for ensuring compliance with all such laws shall be the User’s alone. By submitting an order to purchase goods or services, you represent and warrant that you have the legal right to purchase such goods or services; and
You further agree that you will not harass, annoy, intimidate, or threaten any of Nutrition Refined’s employees, affiliates or agents.
4.1. Personal Information Protection and Privacy
4.2 What is personal information?
The term “personal information” is defined as information that you voluntarily provide to us that personally identifies you and/or your contact information.
4.3 What type of personal information do we collect?
Nutrition Refined only collects the personal information you voluntarily provide to us, which may include:
4.3.1 Personal Information you provide to use when you:
Participate in any of our on-line programs, blogs or forums. This personal information might include your name, profession, e-mail address, phone number, photograph, answers to specific questions, password and computer information. The personal information you provide to us when participating in our online programs, blogs or forums may be used for marketing purposes.
Subscribe to our newsletters or emails or when you use this Website. This personal information might include your name and email address.
4.3.2 Certain technical information from your computer each time you request a page during a visit to Nutrition Refined website. This information is collected from your computer’s Web browser to enhance your experience on this website and may include your:
IP addresses: IP addresses are used by your computer every time you are connected to the Internet. Your IP address is a number that is used by computers on the network to identify your computer. IP addresses are automatically collected by our web server as part of demographic and profile data known as “traffic data” so that data (such as the web pages you request) can be sent to you. We will not use your IP address to attempt to identify your personal information.
System information: system information that we collect as part of “traffic data” includes time, the type of web browser being used, the operating system/platform, and CPU speed. This information is sent automatically by your web browser when you are connected to a web site. We reserve the right to use this information for purposes of identifying broad demographic trends and may be used to provide information appropriate for your computer system. You will not be personally identified from this information.
Referrers: a referrer is the information passed along by a web browser that references the Web URL you linked from, and is automatically collected by our web server as “traffic data”. We reserve the right to use this information to identify broad demographic trends that may be used to provide information tailored to your interests. You will not be personally identified from this information.
The information you provide is used to process transactions, send periodic emails, and improve the service we provide. We do share your information with trusted third parties who assist us in operating this website, conducting our business and servicing clients and visitors. These trusted third parties agree to keep this information confidential. Your personal information will never be shared with unrelated third parties.
4.4 How do we collect personal information?
We collect personal information that is voluntarily provided to us by our customers, members, sponsors, website users and the public in general when they contact us via telephone, e-mail, web browser, or in person. As mentioned above, we may also collect personal information from our business partners and other third parties who have agreed to obtain the consent of the person the information pertains to before disclosing the information to us. Nutrition Refined may also collect personal information through the following means:
4.4.2 Web beacons
To assess the effectiveness of promotional and marketing e-mails we send, we may attach a web beacon to the email that provides us with confirmation when the recipient opens the e-mail. This only occurs if the recipient’s computer supports such technology.
4.5 Why do we collect your Personal Information?
Nutrition Refined may collect personal information about you and use it for the following reasons:
4.5.1 To provide products and services to you, to inform you of changes and other relevant information pertaining to your purchase, to bill you when you make a purchase from us, to acknowledge your support and to provide that information to the Canada Revenue Agency and to contact you when necessary for these purposes.
4.5.2 For marketing purposes. We may use your contact information to send you emails about promotions, surveys, contests and special events or providing other marketing information to you. Promotional e-mails are intended to inform you of new or unique opportunities, events or special deals that are available from Nutrition Refined. You can opt not to receive these emails from us by either clicking “unsubscribe” at the bottom of the email when you receive it.
4.5.3 To improve the quality of your visit to this Website. We use electronic information such as “cookies” to improve your use of this Website. We collect certain information (e.g., purchasing trends) based on your navigation of this Website to better understand and serve our customers, members and Website visitors. This data allows us to streamline your ability to navigate this Website and develop featured programs and content that will be of interest to our customers and members and Website visitors.
4.5.4 To improve our service offerings. We monitor and analyze the use of our service offerings in order to determine which services are popular and useful to our customers, members and website visitors so that we can improve them.
4.5.5 To better understand your interests. Nutrition Refined may also prepare aggregated user statistics or information summaries to describe our services and their popularity to our business partners and prospective advertisers and for other lawful purposes. The aggregated user statistics and information will not contain any personally identifiable information.
4.5.6 To provide a secure and safe environment for our visitors.
4.5.7 To co-operate with law enforcement and to protect against violations of criminal or civil laws.
4.6. Do we share Personal Information we receive?
Information about our Users is an important part of our business, and we are not in the business of selling it to others. We share customer information only as described below.
4.6.1 Affiliate Businesses We Do Not Control
We work closely with affiliated businesses. In some cases, these businesses operate stores at the Website or sell offerings to you at the Website. In other cases, we operate stores, provide services, or sell product lines jointly with these businesses. You can tell when a third party is involved in your transactions, and we share customer information related to those transactions with that third party.
4.6.2 Third Party Services Providers
4.6.3 Business Transfers
As we continue to develop our business, we might sell or buy stores, subsidiaries, or business units. In such transactions, customer information generally is one of the transferred business assets but remains subject to the promises made in any pre-existing Privacy Notice (unless, of course, the customer consents otherwise). Also, in the unlikely event that Nutrition Refined, or substantially all of its assets are acquired, customer information will be one of the transferred assets.
4.6.4 Protection of the Website and Others
We may disclose Personal Information about you as required by law, to enforce our policies or legal rights, to potential buyers or investors in our business, or to protect anyone’s rights, property or safety. Such information will be disclosed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
Other than as set out above, you will receive notice when information about you might go to third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information.
4.7 How do we protect your privacy?
The internet is, by its nature, inherently open and subject to interception of information. We cannot guarantee that information you provide to us over the internet or otherwise will not be intercepted by third parties while it is being communicated by means that are outside of our control.
4.8 Your Consent
If you are under the age of 18, you must not provide any Personal Information without the consent of your parent or guardian, or as otherwise provided for by applicable law. Nutrition Refined respects children’s privacy. We do not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information from children under age 18. We do not intentionally direct any advertising to individuals under the age of 18. By using this website, you represent and warrant that you are either 18 years of age or using the Information Service with the supervision of a parent or guardian.
Any Personal Information you submit will not be released prior to your consent to any third parties, excluding those contracted by Nutrition Refined to provide marketing communications or research services.
Nutrition Refined uses third party service providers which may be located outside of Canada. As such, any Personal Information you provide to us may be stored and processed on computers and by service providers outside of Canada and may be accessible by law enforcement authorities and others in such foreign jurisdictions pursuant to their local laws. By providing any type of Personal Information to us, you acknowledge and agree that this information may be stored or used outside of Canada.
4.10 Resolving your concerns
If you have any questions or concerns about Nutrition Refined personal information collection, use and disclosure practices, please let us know. We will do our best to help you. You can contact Petra Scott at info(at)nutritionrefined.com with any questions or concerns.