Effective as of October 1, 2015
1. ACCEPTANCE OF OUR TERMS
2. PROVISION OF SERVICES
You agree and acknowledge that My French Chef is entitled to modify, improve or discontinue any of its services at its sole discretion and without notice to you even if it may result in you being prevented from accessing any information contained in it. Furthermore, you agree and acknowledge that My French Chef is entitled to provide services to you through subsidiaries or affiliated entities.
3. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
This website contains material that is owned by or licensed to us. You acknowledge and agree that My French Chef may contain proprietary and confidential information including trademarks, service marks and patents protected by intellectual property laws and international intellectual property treaties. This material includes but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance, graphics, photography, and written content. My French Chef authorizes you to view and make a single copy of portions of its content for offline, personal, non-commercial use. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions. Our content may not be reproduced, distributed, or sold without our written permission. Any third-party trademarks, service marks and logos are the property of their respective owners. Any further rights not specifically granted herein are reserved. All trademarks reproduced in this website that are not the property of, or licensed to; the operator are acknowledged on the website. Unauthorized use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.
4. ETHICS POLICY
At My French Chef, we seek to foster the exchange of information and ideas. We cherish shared information as it is benefits everyone involved. We will always credit products or bloggers whose ideas we post. Any lack of credit is completely unintentional and will be corrected upon notice.
5. SUBMITTED CONTENT
Any and all content, comments, feedback, suggestions, ideas, concepts, questions or other communications (collectively “User Content”) that you submit or post on the Site shall be deemed non-confidential and non-proprietary. By submitting or posting any User Content, you grant to My French Chef a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, sublicensable and transferable license to copy, publish, translate, modify, create derivative works from, distribute, reproduce or use the User Content in any commercial or non-commercial manner whatsoever. My French Chef will be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in such User Content for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to developing, manufacturing and marketing products that incorporate or otherwise rely upon such information. My French Chef shall have no obligation to monitor User Content, use or display User Content, compensate you for submitting User Content, or respond to any User Content. My French Chef retains the right, in its sole discretion and without prior notice, to remove, revise or refuse to post any User Content for any reason or no reason. By submitting User Content, you confirm and warrant that you have the required authority to grant the above license to My French Chef. You represent and warrant that the User Content does not (i) contain false or misleading information, (ii) infringe on the intellectual property rights of any third party, (iii) contain any libelous, defamatory, obscene, offensive, threatening or otherwise harassing content, (iv) contain any addresses, email addresses, phone numbers or any contact information or (v) contain computer viruses, worms or other harmful files. You are solely responsible for the User Content and you hereby agree to indemnify and hold My French Chef and its employees, agents and affiliates harmless from any and all damages, claims, expenses, costs or fees arising from or in connection with a breach of any of the foregoing representations or your violation of any law or rights of a third party.
6. TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT
The Terms of this agreement will continue to apply in perpetuity until terminated by either party without notice at any time for any reason. Terms that are to continue in perpetuity shall be unaffected by the termination of this agreement.
7. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
You understand and agree that your use of My French Chef is entirely at your risk and that our services are provided “As Is” and “As Available”. My French Chef does not make any express or implied warranties, endorsements or representations whatsoever as to the operation of the My French Chef website, information, content, materials, or products. This shall include, but not be limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement, and warranties that access to or use of the service will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the service will be corrected.
8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
You understand and agree that My French Chef and any of its subsidiaries or affiliates shall in no event be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or exemplary damages. This shall include, but not be limited to damages for loss of profits, business interruption, business reputation or goodwill, loss of programs or information or other intangible loss arising out of the use of or the inability to use the service, or information, or any permanent or temporary cessation of such service or access to information, or the deletion or corruption of any content or information, or the failure to store any content or information. The above limitation shall apply whether or not My French Chef has been advised of or should have been aware of the possibility of such damages. In jurisdictions where the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages is not allowed the liability of My French Chef is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
9. EXTERNAL CONTENT
My French Chef may include hyperlinks to third-party content, advertising or websites. You acknowledge and agree that My French Chef is not responsible for and does not endorse any advertising, products or resource available from such resources or websites.
You expressly understand and agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the country, state, province or territory determined solely by My French Chef to resolve any legal matter arising from this agreement or related to your use of My French Chef. If the court of law having jurisdiction, rules that any provision of the agreement be invalid, then that provision will be removed from the Terms, and the remaining Terms will continue to be valid.
11. SWEEPSTAKES AND CONTESTS
From time to time, we may offer and/or co-sponsor contests, sweepstakes, raffles, promotions and games on the Service. Each of these activities is governed by specific rules. By participating in any such activities, you will become subject to those rules, and we urge you to read any applicable rules. To the extent that the terms and conditions of such rules conflict with this Agreement, the terms and conditions of such rules shall control.
12. BLOG COMMENTING POLICY
Thank you for stopping by, and I hope you become a regular visitor and commenter. All of your thoughts are welcomed. However, if you do decide to leave a comment, I ask that you follow these basic rules and guidelines. You agree not to post User Content that: (i) may create a risk of harm, loss, physical or mental injury, emotional distress, death, disability, disfigurement, or physical or mental illness to you, to any other person, or to any animal; (ii) may create a risk of any other loss or damage to any person or property; (iii) seeks to harm or exploit children by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable details or otherwise; (iv) may constitute or contribute to a crime or tort; (v) contains any information or content that we deem to be unlawful, harmful, abusive, racially or ethnically offensive, defamatory, obscene, infringing, invasive of personal privacy or publicity rights, harassing, humiliating to other people (publicly or otherwise), libelous, threatening, profane, or otherwise objectionable; (vi) contains any information or content that is illegal (including, without limitation, the disclosure of insider information under securities law or of another party’s trade secrets); (vii) contains any information or content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or contractual or fiduciary relationships; (viii) contains any information or content that you know is not correct and current or (ix) contains outright self-promoting information, link or unrelated business. Any breach of this Agreement will be deleted or censored. By submitting your content, you grant My French Chef permission to reproduce your content to our discretion and in agreement with our Submitted Content policy. For example, occasionally we include your comments as endorsements in recipe roundups and media kits. If you do not want your comment(s) used for such purposes, explicitly state so within the body of your comment, and we will respect your wishes. If you find evidence of copyright infringement in the comments, contact us, and we will remove the offending material as soon as possible. Also, feel free to contact me with any other questions or concerns regarding this policy.
13. NUTRITION DISCLAIMER
This website is written and produced for informational purposes only. Statements on this site have not been evaluated or approved by the Food and Drug Administration. This website is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Content should not be considered a substitute for professional medical expertise or treatment.The reader assumes full responsibility for consulting a qualified health professional regarding health conditions or concerns. My French Chef is not responsible for adverse reactions, effects, or consequences resulting from the use of any recipes or suggestions herein or procedures undertaken hereafter. All decisions regarding your health are your decision.
14. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
You understand and agree that the above Terms constitute the entire general agreement between you and My French Chef. You may be subject to additional Terms and Conditions when you use, purchase or access other services, affiliate services or third-party content or material.
15. CHANGES TO THE TERMS
My French Chef reserves the right to modify these Terms from time to time at our sole discretion and without any notice. Changes to our Terms become effective on the date they are posted and your continued use of My French Chef after any changes to Terms will signify your agreement to be bound by them.