Terms of Service
Access to and use of the web pages located at the domain nutritionfacts.org (the “Site”) by you (sometimes also referred to herein as the “User”) is subject to, and constitutes your acceptance of, and agreement to comply with, the following terms and conditions (the “Agreement”). If you have not already done so, please take some time to familiarize yourself with this Agreement. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you should immediately discontinue any use of the Site. Also note that the terms and conditions of this Agreement may change from time to time and it is your responsibility to check for such updates on this Site. If any change is unacceptable to you, your sole recourse is to discontinue accessing or otherwise using this Site. Your continued use of the Site shall constitute your acceptance of the Agreement as amended.
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The Information on this Site is designed to complement, not replace, the relationship between a patient and his/her own physician and is for informational purposes only. The Information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you saw or read on the NutritionFacts.org website.
Reservation of Endorsement
The Site may contain links to other sites. These links are provided for your convenience only as references to help the User identify and locate other Internet resources that may be of interest. Independent third parties, other than NutritionFacts.org, have developed, maintain and operate these other sites and NutritionFacts.org does not assume responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, appropriateness or timeliness of any statements, data, information, opinions, or advice contained at such sites. In providing links to other sites, NutritionFacts.org is in no way acting as a publisher or disseminator of the material contained on those other sites and does not monitor, or maintain any type of control, editorial or otherwise, over such sites. A link to another site should not be construed to mean that NutritionFacts.org recommends, approves or endorses, or is affiliated or associated with, that other site, or is authorized to use any trademark, service mark, trade name, logo, symbol or copyrighted work that may be reflected in the link or the description of the link to other such sites. The User’s access to and use of such sites, whether through use of a link contained on this Site or otherwise, including the use of any material, information, products or services contained therein, are solely at the User’s own risk.
To participate on this website, user should be at least 13 years of age.
Our comments are moderated occasionally and posteriorly. Moderators are volunteers. Internet users posting comments on this blog should not be considered as health professionals.
If a health professional gives medical information as a platform user, his status as a medical professional must be identified.
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Limitation of Liability
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User’s Warranties and Representations
The User hereby represents, warrants and covenants that the use of the Site by the User has not and shall not violate any applicable local, national or international law, including, without limitation, any regulations having the force of law. The User hereby covenants not to impersonate another person in the use of the Site or the sending of any email to an address listed on the Site.
The laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein shall govern as to the interpretation, validity and effect of this Agreement notwithstanding any conflict of laws provisions or the User’s domicile, residence, or physical location. The User hereby consents and submits to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario in any action or proceeding instituted under or related to this Agreement.
This Agreement sets forth the entire agreement between you and NutritionFacts.org in respect of the Site and its contents and supersedes all prior agreements, whether written or oral, with respect to the subject matter hereof. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck from these Terms and Conditions and the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect. Any failure by NutritionFacts.org to enforce any provision of this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of our right to subsequently enforce such provision or any other provision of this Agreement. This Agreement shall enure to the benefit of and be binding upon each of us and our respective successors and permitted assigns. The parties have required that this Agreement and all documents relating thereto be drawn-up in English. Les parties ont demandé que cette convention ainsi que tous les documents qui s’y rattachent soient rédigés en anglais.
Last Modified: August 30th 2017