Legal

Deborah Esplin / The Daily Basil Blog

 

DISCLAIMERS, DISCLOSURES, TERMS OF CONDITIONS

 

Last updated: August 28, 2020

Previous update: August 17, 2020

 

DISCLAIMER

The information provided by us on The Daily Basil Blog (the “Site’), and the resources available for download through The Daily Basil Blog is for educational and general informational purposes only.

All information on the Site is provided in good faith and every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is as accurate and complete as possible and free from errors; however, the Site assumes no responsibility for errors, omissions, or contrary interpretation, and make no representation or warranty of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, relevance, validity, reliability, availability, timeliness or completeness of any information on the Site.

Under no circumstance shall we be held liable for any special, direct, indirect, consequential, or incidental loss or damage or any damages of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the Site or reliance on any information provided on the Site.

By using the Site, you accept full personal responsibility for any harm or damage you suffer as a result of your actions arising out of or in connection with the use of the Site or its content.

You agree to use judgment and conduct due diligence to verify any information obtained from the Site before taking any action or implementing any suggestions or recommendations set out on the Site.

Your use of the Site is solely at your own risk and you expressly agree not to rely upon any information contained in the Site.

We reserve the right to make additions, deletions, or modifications to the contents on the Site at any time without prior notice.

We do not warrant that the Site is free of viruses or other harmful components.

Any perceived slights of specific persons, peoples, or organizations are unintentional.

Any product, website, and company names mentioned on the Site are the trademarks or copyright properties of their respective owners. We are not associated or affiliated with them in any way.

 

External links disclaimer

The Site may contain links to external websites that are not provided or maintained by or in any way affiliated with us. The Site does not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy, relevance, validity, reliability, availability, timeliness, or completeness of any information on these external websites.

 

Affiliate links disclaimer

We may have a financial relationship with some of the merchants we mention.

Some links may be affiliate links, which means we may get compensated at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through a link.

Please refer to the Affiliate Disclosure below for further information.

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Medical disclaimer

The Site does not contain medical and health advice. The health information contained on the Site and the resources available for download through the Site is provided for general informational and educational purposes only and it is not intended as, and shall not be understood or construed as, professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, or substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

Before taking any actions based upon such information, we expressly recommend that you seek advice from a medical professional.

Your use of the Site, including implementation of any suggestions and/or recommendations, set out in the Site and/or use of any resources available for download through the Site, does not create a doctor-patient relationship.

Your use of the Site is solely at your own risk and you expressly agree not to rely upon any information contained in the Site or in the resources available for download through the Site as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

Under no circumstance shall be held liable or responsible for any errors or omissions on the Site or for any damage you may suffer in respect to any actions taken or not taken based on any or all of the contents of the Site and/or as a result of failing to seek competent advice from a medical professional.

 

Financial disclaimer

The Site does not contain financial or tax advice. The information contained on the Site and the resources available for download through the Site is not intended as, and shall not be understood or construed as, financial or tax advice.

The information contained on the Site and the resources available for download through the Site are for educational and general informational purposes only and do not constitute advertising, a solicitation, or financial advice.

Before taking any actions based upon such information, we expressly recommend that you seek advice from a licensed financial advisor, tax advisor, accountant, or other financial professionals in your jurisdiction.

Your use of the Site is solely at your own risk and you expressly agree not to rely upon any information contained in the Site or in the resources available for download through the Site as a substitute for professional financial and tax advice.

Under no circumstance shall be held liable or responsible for any errors or omissions on the Site or for any damage you may suffer in respect to any actions taken or not taken based on any or all of the contents of the Site and/or as a result of failing to seek competent advice from a financial or tax professional.

 

General Disclaimer

The information contained on the Site and the resources available for download through the Site is not intended as, and shall not be understood or construed as, professional advice.

Your use of the Site, including implementation of any suggestions and/or recommendations, set out in the Site and/or use of any resources available for download through the Site, does not create a professional-client relationship.

We expressly recommend that you seek advice from a professional. You agree not to rely upon any information contained in the Site or in the resources available for download through the Site as a substitute for professional advice.

Under no circumstance shall be held liable or responsible for any errors or omissions on the Site or for any damage you may suffer in respect to any actions taken or not taken based on any or all of the contents of the Site and/or as a result of failing to seek competent advice from a professional.

 

AFFILIATE DISCLOSURE

I may have a financial relationship with some of the merchants I mention.

From time to time, my blog posts and pages may contain affiliate links, which means I may get compensated/earn a commission at no extra cost to you if the affiliate links are utilized to make a purchase.

My editorial content, including the advice I provide, for educational purposes, and the opinion I express on products, services, and merchants are not influenced in any way by advertisers or affiliate partnerships and the integrity of my content is in no way compromised by such financial relationships.

I only affiliate with products, services, and merchants that I believe will provide value to my readers. I only endorse products, services, and merchants that I have personally used/tested and consider the highest quality standard.

It remains solely your personal responsibility to conduct your own investigation to determine whether to purchase an affiliate product or service.

You will not rely on any recommendation, reference, or information provided by me/us, and I/we cannot be held liable or responsible for any damages resulting from your purchase.

I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Links to Amazon.com as part of the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program are used in this blog at, www.thedailybasil.com, and in my YouTube channel, Kitchen Sense And Information, at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrMuXV_2rFQeTqER9XXHZlA/.

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS

 

Deborah Esplin, (“us”, “we”, or “our”) owns and operates https://www.thedailybasil.com (the “Site”).

 

This web page (together with the documents referred to on it) is a binding agreement and represents the Terms of Use for our Site.

 

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before you start to use the Site.

 

This Site is intended for individuals who are 18 years of age or older.

 

By visiting and using this Site, you represent and warrant that you are of legal and meet all of the foregoing eligibility requirements.

 

By visiting and using our Site, you indicate that you accept these Terms of Use and that you agree to fully comply and abide by them.

 

Content

All information on this Site, including any and all copyrights, trademarks, design rights and other intellectual property rights related to the content and work product on this Site, are owned by The Daily Basil Blog/Deborah Esplin, with the exception of the content you submit to us set forth in the section below.

 

The copying, redistribution, use, or publication by you of any such Content is strictly prohibited. Your use of our Site does not grant you any ownership rights to the Content of our Site.

 

The reproducing in any format (including on another website) of any part of our Site (including content, images and designs) without our prior written consent is strictly prohibited.

 

Requests for prior written consent should be addressed to the following email: desplin@nullthedailybasil.com.

 

You may provide links to our Site as long as

 

  1. you clearly give credit to us as the author,
  2. include a hyperlink to our Site,
  3. you do not remove or obscure any portion of our Site by framing or otherwise,
  4. your website does not engage in illegal or pornographic activities, and
  5. provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

 

You must not provide links in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part without our prior written consent.

 

You must not provide links from any website that is not owned by you.

 

You must cease providing links to our Site immediately upon our request.

 

Reliance on Content

The Content of this Site is meant for informational purposes only and is not intended to amount to professional or specific advice on which reliance should be placed.

 

Please refer to our disclaimer, at the top of this page, for further information.

 

Every effort has been made to only provide complete and accurate information. However, we disclaim all responsibility and liability arising from any inaccuracies and any reliance placed on the information presented on this Site and shall not be liable for any damages or harm.

 

Content You Submit to Us

You may be provided with the ability to upload, display, post, transmit, send, email or otherwise submit to us on the Site or on any of our social media accounts, content in the form of text, files, images, photos, video, sounds, musical works, works of authorship, applications, or any other materials (the “content”, or “content you submit to us”).

 

You expressly acknowledge and agree that once you submit the content to us, it will be accessible by others, and that there is no confidentiality or privacy with regard to such content, including, without limitation, any personally identifying information that you may make available.

 

You, and not us, are entirely, and solely, responsible for all the content you submit to us. We do not claim ownership rights in the content you submit to us. However, you hereby grant to us a non-exclusive, fully paid and royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual license to modify, compile, combine with other content, copy, record, synchronize, transmit, translate, format, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, and otherwise use or exploit (including for profit) such content and all intellectual property and moral rights therein, including, without limitation, distributing part or all of the Site in any media formats through any social media channels or technology now known or hereafter devised.

 

You represent and warrant that

 

  • the content you submit to us is your original creation or you own the content or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth above
  • the content you submit to us does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights, intellectual property rights or any other rights of any person,
  • the content you submit to us does not result in a breach of contract between you and a third party,
  • the content you submit to us does not contain any libelous, defamatory, or obscene material or content that violates our terms of use or those of our social media accounts.

 

You agree to be held solely liable for any damages resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademark or other proprietary rights of the content you submit to us and for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing any person by reason of the content you submit to us.

 

Limitation of Liability

In no event will our company or its directors, employees, or agents be liable to you or any third person for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it.

 

Prohibited Use

As a condition of your use of the Site, you warrant that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms.

 

You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate any security features of the Site; damaging, disabling, or impairing or attempting to damage, disable or impair the Site; gaining or attempting to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site; interfering with or causing disruption in the operation of the Site; modifying, reverse-engineering, decompiling, disassembling, participating in the transfer or sale, creating derivative works or attempting to modify, reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit, in whole or in part, any of the content available on the Site.

 

You agree to use the Site for lawful purposes only and any violation of any provision contained in these Terms may subject you to civil and/or criminal liability.

 

Comments

When you leave a comment on our Site, your comment will be publicly available to other visitors of this Site.

 

For spam detection purposes, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also your IP address and browser user agent string in accordance to our Privacy Policy (place hyperlink to your Privacy Policy).

 

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

 

If you leave a comment on our Site, you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

 

Your comment may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

 

You can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

 

We reserve the right to remove any comment that we determine to be unlawful, inappropriate, offensive or otherwise objectionable or in violation of intellectual property laws or these Terms.

 

Privacy Policy

While using this Site, you may provide certain personally identifiable information, such as your name, email address or IP address.

We process information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy. (place hyperlink to your Privacy Policy).

 

By using our Site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

 

Links to Other Sites

This Site may from time to time contain links to third-party sites.

 

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content or practices of any third-party Sites or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

 

We recommend that you review the privacy policy and terms and conditions of those third-party sites. Once you leave our Site, you are no longer governed by our Terms of Use.

 

Embedded Content from Other Sites

Content on this Site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.).

 

Embedded content from other sites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

 

These sites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that site.

 

Affiliate Links

We may have a financial relationship with some of the merchants we mention.

 

This Site may contain affiliate links, which means we may get compensated at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase through a link.

 

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

 

Our editorial content, including the opinion we express on products, services and merchants are not influenced in any way by advertisers or affiliate partnerships.

 

We only endorse products, services and merchants that we have personally used/tested and consider of the highest quality standard.

 

 

Use of Downloadable Digital Content/Course Content

When purchasing a digital product or course from our Site or downloading a free digital product in exchange for your email address from our Site, you are granted a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license of our materials for your personal or internal business use only.

 

You acknowledge and agree that under this license you have no right to:

 

– modify, copy, reproduce or sell the materials;

– use the materials for any commercial purpose;

– decompile or reverse engineer;

– remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials;

– transfer the materials to another person;

– create derivative works based upon the materials;

– offer any competing products based upon the materials.

 

Governing Law

These Terms of Use and any dispute or claim arising from or in connection with them shall be governed in accordance with the laws of: governed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Quebec and the country of Canada).

 

Termination

We reserve the right to terminate your rights under these Terms without notice if you fail to comply with any of these Terms.

 

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold us and our partners, consultants, agents, officers, directors, employees, subcontractors, successors, service providers, and affiliates free from any liability, loss, claim, and expense, including reasonable attorney fees, related to your violation of these Terms, your use of our Site or your infringement, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

 

Amendments

We reserve the right to revise these Terms of Use at any time by amending this page.

 

All updates will be posted on this page and you are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes.

 

If you do not agree with the changes to these Terms of Use, you can choose to discontinue the use of our Site.

 

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