Privacy Policy

Who we are

My name is Heather Nicholds. I’m a solo-preneur operating this website, to share vegan nutrition info and recipes, and offer meal plans for registered members. My website address is: https://www.veganook.com. My members’ website address is: https://www.veganook.club.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

When comment ratings are enabled we store the rating a user has given to a recipe along with the personal data WordPress core stores.

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.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

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.

When user ratings are enabled we store a WPRM_User_Voted_%recipe% cookie (with %recipe% the ID of the recipe) that contains the rating this user has given to a particular recipe. This cookie is used as (one of the) measures to prevent rating spam.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

IP Address

When user ratings are enabled we store the IP address upon voting. This is used as (one of the) measures to prevent rating spam.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites 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 website.

Who we share your data with

Nobody!

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Cookies related to recipe ratings are stored for 30 days. User submitted data is stored indefinitely in the local database.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, 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.

My contact Information

Heather Nicholds
415548 41st Line RR2, ON, Canada, N0J 1J0

Disclaimer

This website is for educational and entertainment purposes only, from the research, education and experience of Heather Nicholds. It is not intended as medical advice. All trademarks, copyrights and comments are owned by us.

Warranty Disclaimers and Liability Limitations

We are the owner, distributor and publisher of the ebooks, videos, seminars, teleseminars, webinars, audio CDs and/or software, DVDs and/or electronically distributed VIDEOS, and/or transcripts, and/or report and/or the accompanying materials described on this site (collectively the ‘Materials’). WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE ACCURACY, APPLICABILITY, FITNESS, OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENTS OF THESE MATERIALS. The information contained in these Materials are strictly for educational or informational purposes. Therefore, if you wish to apply ideas contained in these Materials, you are taking full responsibility for your actions and are assuming all risks associated with same. You agree that this applies equally to all forms of products and services offered in the Materials, including especially (but not limited to) ebooks, LIVE AND RECORDED videos, LIVE AND RECORDED seminars, LIVE AND RECORDED teleseminars, LIVE AND RECORDED webinars, LIVE AND RECORDED telephone calls, and LIVE AND RECORDED consultations (whether delivered in person, via telephone, fax, live chat and/or electronic internet messaging or telephone text messaging).

WE expressly disclaim any and all warranties (express or implied) including but not limited to, the warranties of merchantability, or fitness for any particular purpose IN CONNECTION WITH THE Materials and Services OR THIS WEBSITE OR YOUR USE OF SAME. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE, ITS SERVERS, OR E-MAIL SENT FROM THE SITE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

WE shall in no event be held liable to YOU OR any OTHER party for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental or other consequential damages arising directly or indirectly from any use of the Materials and Services OR WEBSITE, which ARE provided ‘as is’, and without warranties.

OUR LIABILITY, AND THE LIABILITY OF OUR AFFILIATES, OR ANY OF OUR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS OR SUPPLIERS, TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTIES IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE IS LIMITED TO THE PURCHASE PRICE PAID BY YOU FOR THE Materials and Services OR USE OF THIS SITE.

CERTAIN STATE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.

As always, the advice of a competent legal, tax, accounting or other professional should be sought.

WE DO NOT WARRANT THE PERFORMANCE, EFFECTIVENESS OR APPLICABILITY OF ANY SITES LISTED OR LINKED TO IN THIS WEBSITE OR THE Materials and Services.

All links are for information purposes only and are not warranted for content, accuracy or any other implied or explicit purpose.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us, our subsidiaries and affiliates and each of our officers, directors, agents, employees, independent contractors and suppliers, harmless from any claim, demand, action, cost and expense, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, due to or arising out of the following events: (i) your giving us any information which is inaccurate; (ii) your breach of any warranty, representation or other obligation set forth in this Agreement; (iii) your negligence or willful misconduct; (iv) your violation of any law, regulation or right of any third party; (v) any dispute or action between you and any third party, including parties selling goods or services through this Site; and (vi) your use of this website or the products or services of us or any third party, except for claims resulting solely from our negligence or willful misconduct.

Release; Covenant Not To Sue

You hereby release, agree and covenant not to sue us, our subsidiaries and affiliates, and our officers, directors, agents, employees, suppliers and independent contractors, from or in connection with any and all claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature arising out of or in any way connected with the Materials and Services or your use of this website, other than willful misconduct or our failure to honor an express commitment posted on the website (i.e., if we fail to deliver Materials and Services to you which you paid for). If you are a California resident, you hereby waive California Civil Code §1542, which says: “a general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor.”

Notices

Except as explicitly stated otherwise, any notices shall be given by postal mail to us and to you at the email address you provide to us. Notice shall be deemed given 24 hours after email is sent, unless we are notified that the email address is invalid. Alternatively, we may give you notice by certified mail, postage prepaid and return receipt requested, to the address provided by you. In such case, notice shall be deemed given 3 days after the date of mailing.

Arbitration

Any controversy or claim between you and us or our subsidiaries and affiliates, and our officers, directors and employees, arising out of or relating to this Agreement or your use of the website or the Materials and Services, shall be settled by binding arbitration, before a single arbitrator, in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of JAMS which shall administer the arbitration. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party, nor shall arbitration on a class action basis be permitted. The arbitration award shall be in writing and shall include findings of fact and conclusions of law. Judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof. Either party may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction necessary to protect the rights or property of either party pending the completion of arbitration.

Taxes

You are responsible for paying any taxes that may be assessed or otherwise due in connection with any transactions or purchases that you make through us or the website.

General

Choice of Law, Headings and Non-waiver. This Agreement shall be exclusively construed, interpreted, governed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario, without regard to rules governing conflicts of laws. The parties further agree that this Agreement shall be deemed to have been negotiated, entered into, executed and performed for all purposes within the Province of Ontario. Either party’s failure to act with respect to a breach does not waive the non-breaching party’s right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.

Severability

The invalidity of any portion of this Agreement will not affect the validity of any other provision and any such finding of invalidity or unenforceability in any jurisdiction shall not invalidate or render unenforceable such provision in any other jurisdiction. In the event that any provision of this Agreement is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the parties agree that the remaining provisions will be deemed to be in full force and effect as if they had been executed by both parties subsequent to the expungement of the invalid provision. It is expressly understood, however, that the parties hereto intend each and every provision of this Agreement to be valid and enforceable and hereby knowingly waive all rights to object to any provision of this Agreement to the full extent permitted by law. Accordingly, if any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision(s) will, rather than be stricken in their entirety, be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the Agreement shall continue in effect.

Entire Agreement; Amendment

This Agreement and any shrink wrap agreement that comes with the Materials and Services that you purchase, contains the entire Agreement of the parties relating to its subject matter and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous agreements, negotiations, correspondence, understandings or communications, whether oral or written. This Agreement may not be modified or amended except in writing, signed by both parties, or as otherwise provided herein. Because of changes in Internet technology and practices, this Agreement and our security and other policies may change from time to time. Please consult this portion of the website for important changes to the Agreement as they occur. Unless otherwise provided in a separate written agreement between you and us, by using the website after we post any changes to this Agreement, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them, and such acceptance shall be deemed legally conclusive. If at any time you choose not to accept the terms of this Agreement, you will not use the website. This Agreement applies to your use of this website or other sites that we may own or operate in the future, unless such sites provide otherwise.

Continuing Cooperation

The parties agree to execute any documents or perform such other and further acts as are reasonably necessary to comply with the letter and spirit of this Agreement.

The Materials and Services are © copyrighted by Heather Nicholds. No part of the Materials and Services may be copied, or changed in any format, sold, or used in any way other than what is outlined within the Materials and Services under any circumstances.

Heather Nicholds is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

Copyright

License, Access and Interference

Use of the Site, Materials and Services. The contents of this website and the Materials and Services are protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret and other laws and are the sole and exclusive property of us and/or other owners. We grant you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable, non-assignable, non-sublicensable, non-transferable license to access and make personal, internal business use of the (i) website in order to obtain information about, and/or to purchase the Materials and Services offered on the website and (ii) the Materials and Services. Except as otherwise provided, this license does not include any resale or commercial use of this website or its contents or the Materials and Services; any collection and use of any Materials and Services, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of this website or its contents or the Materials and Services; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of any third party; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools. This website or any portion of this website or the Materials and Services, may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, modified, disclosed, publicly displayed, reverse engineered, disassembled, decompiled or otherwise exploited for any commercial or other purpose without our express written consent. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information or materials (including images, text, page layout, or form) of ours or of any third party on the website without our express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing our name or trademarks without our express written consent. Any unauthorized use of the website terminates the permission and license granted by us. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to the home page of the website so long as the link does not portray us or any products or services offered on the website in a false, misleading, derogatory, or other manner which we deem offensive. You may not use any logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark on the website as part of the link without our express written permission. You will not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the website. You will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure. We reserve all rights in the Site, Services and Materials and Services that are not expressly granted under this Agreement and no additional rights or licenses are granted to you by implication, estoppel, course of dealing or otherwise.

Breach

Without limiting other rights or remedies set forth in this Agreement or as otherwise available by law, we may immediately issue a warning, temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend or terminate your access to the website or the Materials and Services in whole or in part: (a) if you breach this Agreement; (b) if we are unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide to us, should we elect to engage in such verification; or (c) if we believe in our sole discretion that your actions may cause legal liability for you, other users, us or third parties.

Privacy

Our current Privacy Policy is available on the website and is incorporated in this Agreement by reference. We may change our Privacy Policy from time to time, as stated therein.

Terms Of Use

PLEASE READ THIS DISCLAIMER AND TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT (THE ‘AGREEMENT’) CAREFULLY PRIOR TO YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE.

BY UTILIZING THIS WEB SITE, YOU (‘USER’ or ‘YOU’) HEREBY AGREE TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT WHICH INCORPORATES BY REFERENCE THE PRIVACY POLICY POSTED ON THE SITE, AS BOTH ARE AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME. IF THIS AGREEMENT IS NOT ACCEPTABLE AND YOU ARE UNWILLING TO BE BOUND BY IT, PLEASE (1) DO NOT UTILIZE THE SITE, (2) EXIT THE SITE IMMEDIATELY AND (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES ENTER ANY INFORMATION ABOUT YOURSELF OR TRANSACT ANY BUSINESS THROUGH THIS SITE.

Heather Nicholds (referred to as ‘we’ or ‘us’) is the owner and operator of this Website and the Materials and Services (as defined below) sold thereon.

 

Eligibility and User’s Warranties and Representations

We intend that this website and the Materials and Services (as defined below) be used by adults only and Users that can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. Without limiting the foregoing, the website and Materials and Services should not be used by minors. If you do not qualify, you are not permitted to use the website or order the Materials and Services, and you do not have our consent to do so.

Fraud

Without limiting any other remedies, we may suspend or terminate your account if you are found (by conviction, settlement, insurance or escrow investigation, or otherwise) to have engaged in fraudulent activity in connection with the website.

Links to Third Party Websites

We may provide links to web pages which are not part of the our web family. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for the information or links you may find there. We are providing these links only as a convenience. The presence of these links on any of our websites is not intended to imply our endorsement of that site but to provide a convenient link to relevant sites which are managed by other organizations, companies, or individuals. Accordingly, this Agreement does not apply to your use of unaffiliated sites to which this site only provides links.

There may be exceptions where we DO endorse a particular product or service on the blog. For these exceptions, you should still not rely solely on our endorsement of the product or service because (1) we may receive an affiliate commission in exchange for the referral in the event you make a purchase on the external site; (2) these sites are managed by other organizations, companies, and/or individuals and are therefore not under our authority or control. Accordingly, this Agreement also does not apply to your use of these exception sites to which this site only provides links.

User’s Information

“User’s Information” is defined as any information or other material you provide to us or others in connection with the website. Except as otherwise provided in the Privacy Policy, you are solely responsible for User’s Information, and we act as a passive conduit for the online distribution of User’s Information. We reserve, however, the right to modify or remove from the website, all or any portion of User’s Information or other material that we, in our sole discretion, consider infringing, offensive, abusive, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise unacceptable or unlawful.

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