Last Updated: April 13, 2018
This website (or this “Site”) is operated by Champagne Tastes. These Terms and Conditions, including any amendments or supplements (these “Terms”), apply to this Site and form a contract between Champagne Tastes, or any applicable affiliated company (“Champagne Tastes”, “we”, or “us”), and any individual or entity accessing or using this Site (“you”). By accessing or using this Site, you agree to be legally bound by these Terms.
If you do not accept and agree to be bound by these Terms, you are not permitted to access or use this Site or any information or Content contained on This Site.
We may amend these Terms at any time by posting a revised version. The revised version will be effective at the time we post it.
Section 1. No Nutritional or Medical Advice.
THE SITE DOES NOT PROVIDE NUTRITIONAL OR MEDICAL ADVICE AND IS NOT INTENDED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL ADVICE FROM A QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL FAMILIAR WITH YOUR SITUATION. This Site is intended for general entertainment and information. We make reasonable efforts to ensure that the information on this Site is accurate and presented in a clear manner. This Site does not create any fiduciary relationship between you and Champagne Tastes (whether doctor-patient, nutritionist-client or of any other sort), and you are not entitled to rely on this Site for the diagnosis or treatment of any nutritional, health or fitness condition.
Any nutritional analysis on the Site is based on an estimate, calculated by WP Recipe Maker plugin (or other third-party source) from the individual ingredients in each recipe. Variations may occur for various reasons, including product availability and food preparation. We make no representation or warranty of the accuracy of this information.
Nutritional labels such as “vegan,” “vegetarian,” “seafood,” “gluten-free,” “dairy-free,” and “low carb” are provided as a convenience for you the reader, and have not been verified by a professional. Terms should be used as dietary guidelines, and you should always review the ingredients list on your own, or with your doctor, if you have specific dietary needs.
On this site, the term “low carb” refers to recipes that have, in general, less than 16 grams of carbohydrates per serving as estimated by the third-party nutrition estimator. Recipes that have refined sugar or added bread are generally not included in the low carb category, even if they have fewer than 16 carbohydrates per serving.
Section 2. Use of the Site.
2.1. Ownership; Limited License. You agree that all right, title and interest to this Site and its contents are the property of Champagne Tastes or other third parties, and no transfer of rights of any kind in the Site or its contents shall occur except as provided herein. You are granted a nonexclusive, non-transferrable, revocable, limited license to access and use this Site for informational purposes only. Champagne Tastes may revoke this license, generally or selectively, at any time for any or no reason.
2.2. Usage Rights; Limitations on Use.
2.2.1.Permitted Use. A recipe posted on this Site (a “Recipe Post”) may be shared via link under the following conditions: You may share one photograph from the Recipe Post provided that you credit Champagne Tastes, and include the permalink to the Recipe Post. No republication of Champagne Tastes blog posts or complete recipes is permitted without our consent.
2.2.2.General Limitations on Use. Except as expressly set forth in Section 2.2.1., you may not exploit this Site commercially or use its contents in any manner other than for personal information; nor may you excerpt, re-post, re-blog, or re-use any portion of this site in any manner without Champagne Tastes’ express written permission.
You are not permitted to use this Site or its contents in any manner that: violates applicable law; infringes the intellectual property rights of any party; leads to abusive or deceptive practices; or is harmful (or intended to be so) to the safety, business or reputation of any party. You may not monitor, scan, reverse-engineer, or introduce malware into this Site. This list of restrictions is not exhaustive. It provides guidance.
2.3. Intellectual Property. Content that is provided by us, our licensors, vendors and/or service providers, including without limitation photos, images, text, music, audio, videos, podcasts, trademarks, trade names, service marks and other brand identifiers, the organization, design, compilation, and “look and feel” of the Site, and all advertising thereon, is protected by local, state, federal, provincial, national, international, and foreign copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws, rules, and regulations, and is the property of us or our licensors, vendors and/or service providers.
2.4. Contributions. When providing Champagne Tastes with content or posting content to this Site, you represent and warrant that such content does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party. You also grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable, and sublicensable license to exercise any and all intellectual property rights you have in the content, in any media known now or in the future, subject, however, to laws on safeguarding personal and financial information.
2.5. Contact Information. Certain areas of this Site may require you to provide an email address or other contact information in order to post content and/or receive information about Champagne Tastes products or services. You agree to provide Champagne Tastes accurate and complete information. Champagne Tastes may allow or deny access for these features in its sole discretion.
2.6. Notices. You agree that Champagne Tastes may provide electronic notices to you at the contact information you submitted when using this Site. Except as otherwise stated in these Terms or in other agreements between you and Champagne Tastes, notices to Champagne Tastes must be sent via email to: [email protected] or by certified mail to PO Box 1103 Lavalette, WV 25535.
Section 3. Limitations of Our Liability to You.
PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY, AS IT LIMITS CHAMPAGNE TASTES’ LIABILITY TO YOU, EVEN IN THE EVENT THAT YOU INCUR DAMAGES ARISING FROM USING THIS SITE.
3.1. Warranty Disclaimer. We prepared the content and other information contained on this Site as a convenience. It is not intended to constitute advice or recommendations upon which you may rely.
ALL CONTENT ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” OR “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE EXPRESSLY disclaim all warranties and conditions with respect to thIS SITE AND ITS CONTENTs, whether implied, express or statutory, including the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, noninfringement of third-party rights, and accuracy. WE MAKE NO WARRANTY THAT THIS SITE OR ITS CONTENTS ARE ACCURATE, TIMELY, UNINTERRUPTED, VIRUS-FREE OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT ANY SUCH PROBLEMS WILL BE CORRECTED. WE SPECIFICALLY (WITHOUT LIMITATION) DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTY THAT OUR RECIPES AND / OR NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION IS ACCURATE, APPROPRIATE, OR SUITABLE FOR ANY INDIVIDUAL WITH FOOD ALLERGIES AND/OR INTOLERANCES.
3.2. Limitation of Liability; Release. YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY DISPUTE WITH US ARISING FROM THIS SITE IS FOR YOU TO DISCONTINUE USE OF THIS SITE. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU (OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY CLAIMING UNDER OR THROUGH YOU) FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY, CLAIM, OR INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (EVEN IF WE KNEW OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES) ARISING FROM; YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE; OR ANY RECIPES PREPARED OR FOODS CONSUMED BY ANYONE. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY CLAIMS FOR LOST PROFITS, LOST DATA, LOSS OF GOODWILL, WORK STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES, OR NEGLIGENCE. BECAUSE SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS OUR LIABILITY WILL BE LIMITED TO THE LESSER OF: THE MINIMUM EXTENT REQUIRED BY LAW; AND $1,000.
IN ADDITION TO ALL OTHER LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS IN THE AGREEMENT, WE AND OUR LICENSORS, VENDORS, AND/OR SERVICE PROVIDERS SPECIFICALLY (BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION) DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY OR LOSS ARISING FROM UNEXPECTED OUTCOMES OF RECIPES, INACCURATE NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION, WASTE OF INGREDIENTS, ALLERGIC REACTIONS, FOOD INTOLERANCES, AND RELATED ISSUES. YOU HEREBY RELEASE US FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY OF THE FOREGOING.
3.3. Links to Third Party Sites. This Site may contain links to other websites owned and operated by parties other than us. We do not control such websites and are not responsible or liable for their content or accuracy. We do not endorse such websites, and we accept no liability for any information, products, advertisements, content, services or software accessible through these third-party websites, for business and privacy practices of such third parties, or for any action you may take as a result of linking to any such website.
3.4. Indemnification. You must defend, indemnify, and hold harmless us, our employees, contractors, officers, directors, agents, affiliated companies, suppliers, successors, and assigns from all liabilities, claims, demands and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, made by any third party that arise from your use of this Site: generally; contrary to applicable law; in a manner not consistent with these Terms or any other agreement with Champagne Tastes; or in violation of the rights of any third party. The foregoing indemnification obligation does not apply to liabilities, claims, demands and expenses arising from our own intentional misconduct.
3.5. Editorial Control. We may review and in some cases remove content provided by users or third party content providers on this Site. We do not undertake any obligation or liability with respect to any removed content. Any statements or other information made on this Site by users or third parties is not that of Champagne Tastes.
3.6. Product + Brand Recommendations. Brands and products recommended on this site are valid at the time of posting, and are based on the information available to Champagne Tastes when the recommendation was made. Champagne Tastes is not liable for, and does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information regarding said products or brands, changes in the product line, changes in product quality, or changes in brand strategy and quality control.
Section 4. General Provisions.
4.1. Entire Agreement. These Terms and any other policies, agreements or special terms we may post on this Site constitute the entire agreement between us and you in connection with your use of this Site, and supersede any prior agreements between Champagne Tastes and you regarding use of this Site (including prior versions of these Terms).
4.2. Governing Law. These Terms are governed by the laws of the State of West Virginia, controlling United States Federal law, and the Federal Arbitration Act, without regard to any conflicts of law provisions. All parts of these Terms apply to the maximum extent permitted by law.
4.3. Dispute Resolution.
4.3.1. Binding Arbitration. Any dispute or claim relating to your use of this Site will be resolved by binding arbitration in the Huntington, WV rather than in court. There is no judge or jury in arbitration, and court review of an arbitration award is limited. However, an arbitrator can award on an individual basis the same damages and relief as a court (including injunctive and declaratory relief or statutory damages). The arbitrator must also follow these Terms as a court would. The arbitration will be conducted by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) under its rules, including the AAA’s Supplementary Procedures for Consumer-Related Disputes. The AAA’s rules are available at www.adr.org or by calling 1-800-778-7879. Payment of all filing, administration and arbitrator fees will be governed by the AAA’s rules. You agree that any dispute resolution proceedings will be conducted only on an individual basis and not in a class, consolidated or representative action.
4.3.2. Intellectual Property Disputes. If either party desires to bring a suit against the other for infringement or other misuse of intellectual property rights, the parties agree that such claims may be brought in the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. The parties irrevocably submit to the nonexclusive personal jurisdiction of the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.
4.4. Severability; Headings. If either party cannot enforce a portion of these Terms as written, then that portion will be replaced with terms that most closely match the intent of the portion that cannot be enforced to the extent permitted by law. The invalidity of part of these Terms will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. The section headings are for convenience and do not have any legal force or effect.
4.5. No Waiver. No waiver of any provisions of these Terms or a breach will be valid or enforceable unless in writing. The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for in these Terms will not be deemed a waiver of any other rights under these Terms.
4.6. Survival. These Terms will survive the termination or deactivation of your access to this Site.