Terms and Conditions

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE.  These Terms of Use set forth the terms by which you may use the SCDForLife.com website (“the Website”).  These Terms of Use are an agreement between you and Sherry Lipp (“the Owner”) of SCDForLife.com.  By using this Website, you expressly acknowledge that you have read, accepted, and agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and all applicable laws hereunder.  If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, then please do not use this Website.

Terms of Use may be modified at any time without notice, and the amended terms will apply immediately.  Please refer back to these Terms of Use to ensure that you are aware of any changes.  The Privacy Policy published on this Website also forms part of these Terms of Use.  Owner may amend the Privacy Policy or introduce other policies regarding the use of the Website.  Any reference to these Terms of Use includes all such policies.

These Terms of Use apply to all users of this Website,

1.         Nature of SCDForLife.com aka Specific Carbohydrate Diet for Life aka Happy Gut For Life

SCDForLife.com is an informational website that shares the personal experience and recipes of the Owner and pertains to Specific Carbohydrate Diet, Paleo, GAPS, gluten-free, and digestive issues.

2.         Eligibility to use Website

Only adults are eligible to use SCDForLife.com.  By using this Websites, you warrant and represent that you are at least 18 years of age, and that you are fully competent and able to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Use, and to abide and comply with them.

3.         Affiliate Links

Website posts third part affiliate links as outlined in the Privacy Policy. Products in these links offer a wide range of products that are not always Specific Carbohydrate Diet compliant.

4.         Content Disclaimer

The content of the SCDForLife.com Website has been prepared for general information purposes only by Owner, and authorized guest authors, who have personal experience in dealing with digestive problems and with following the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, or other similar diets, but who are not themselves professionals in the medical field.  The content should not be construed as medical advice or a professional medical opinion on any specific facts or circumstances.  Information on this Website is not guaranteed to be accurate or complete, and you should not rely on it to make any medical or other decisions.  The information on this Website should be construed as merely the personal opinions of the owner and authorized guest authors.

Owner expressly disclaims all liability with respect to actions taken or not taken based on any of the contents of this Website.  Any specific examples of medical outcomes here are the sole experience of the Owner, or authorized guest author, and do not imply any guaranteed outcome.

SCDForLife.com does not seek to establish any professional relationship with any person or entity as a result of any visit to this Website.  Transmission of the information on this Website is not intended to create and receipt does not constitute a physician-patient relationship between us and any user of this Website.  Readers should not act upon any information provided on this Website without seeking advice from a licensed physician.  Persons contacting us through the Website should not send confidential or sensitive information, and should not ask specific medical questions.  No information submitted electronically through the Website or email to the Owner will be treated as privileged or confidential.  Any person submitting confidential or sensitive information to the Owner waives all rights to confidential protection or physician-patient privilege.  Owner assumes no responsibility for the loss of confidential information that you transmit via the World Wide Web or Internet.

5.         Operation of Website

Owner exercises commercially reasonable efforts to maintain SCDForLife.com at all times and to keep it operating on a twenty-four (24) hour, seven (7) day a week basis, free from bugs, errors, technical problems, or defects.  Owner cannot promise that access to the Website will be uninterrupted or available at all times.  Owner assumes no liability or responsibility for any delay, interruption, or downtime.

Owner makes commercially reasonable efforts to exclude viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other destructive code from the Website; however, they cannot ensure that the Website will at all times be free from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or other destructive software.  You are urged to take appropriate safeguards when downloading information from this Website.  Owner can assume no responsibility for any damage to computer equipment or other property that results from the use of this Website or the downloading of information from this Website.

6.         Restrictions on Use

The SCDForLife.com Website may only be used for lawful purposes and should be used only by visitors seeking information about issues related to diet and digestive issues.  Any other use of the Website is expressly prohibited, including but not limited to the following: (a) taking any action that disrupts, tampers with, interferes with, or imposes an unreasonable burden on the Website’s infrastructure, servers, data, or network, or those of a third party via our Website; (b) using or attempting to use any engine, software, tool, agent, or any other devise or mechanism (including without limitation browsers, spiders, robots, avatars, or intelligent agents) to navigate or search the Website other than generally available third party browsers (including but not limited to Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari); (c) deciphering, decompiling, disassembling, or reverse engineering any of the software comprising or in any way making up part of the Website; (d) using any means of automatically searching or mining data from the Website or in any way attempting to interfere with the proper functioning of the Website; (e) collecting or storing personal information about any other user of the Website; (f) intentionally or unintentionally violating any applicable local, state, national, or international law; (g) co-branding this Website; or (h) framing this Website.

If you become aware of any inappropriate use, please notify us at our email address at admin@scdforlife.com.

7.         Making Comments

Website provides users the ability to make comments, which can be shared with other members of the online community.  You are solely responsible for ensuring that any such comments that you make are appropriate and are not illegal, obscene, threatening, harassing, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise objectionable and do no consist of or contain software viruses, worms, or Trojan horses,  political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.”  In addition, you are responsible for not making ad hominem attacks on third parties and for not using profanity.

If you do post comments, you grant Owner a nonexclusive, royalty free perpetual, irrevocable, right to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such comments throughout the world and in any media, and to grant sublicenses to third parties.  You represent and warrant that you own all rights in the comment that you post and that such comments to do not violate the Terms of Use hereunder.  Owner reserves the right to monitor and remove any comments at any time without notice.  Owner also has the right to delete and ban inappropriate comments at any time for any reason.

8.         Third Party Websites

Website may contain links to other Internet websites, which are independently owned and maintained (“Third Party Site(s)”).  Links to Third Party Sites are provided as citations and aids to help you identify and locate other Internet resources that may be of interest to you.  If you click on a link to one of these Third Party Sites, then you will be transferred to another website beyond our control.  Our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use will no longer be applicable to any Third Party Sites, and we will not review or have any responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or any other aspect of the content on those Third Party Sites.  We do not intend that links to Third Party Sites be referrals to, or endorsements of, the linked entities or to any information that they make available.  We will remove any link from this Website upon request from the Third Party Site.

9.         Intellectual Property

The content and the design elements of SCDForLife.com (“Intellectual Property”) are the sole and exclusive property of the Owner, who retains all right, title, and interest in copyrightable materials on this Website.  You may not reproduce, copy, display, distribute, republish, or otherwise use for any commercial purpose any Intellectual Property without the permission of the owner, nor may you remove or alter, or cause to be removed or altered, and proprietary notice or legend appearing on any part of the Website.  Any code on the pages of the Website is also protected by copyright and you may not use or copy such code.

10.       Intellectual Property Infringement Complaints

We respect the intellectual property rights of others.  If you believe that your intellectual property has been copied in a way that constitutes intellectual property infringement, then please notify Owner and advise of the following:

(a)               the name of the owner of the intellectual property and a signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the intellectual property interest that is alleged to be infringed;

(b)               a description of the work, product, or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;

(c)               a description of where the material is located on the Website;

(d)               your address, telephone number, and email address;

(e)               a statement by you affirming your good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the intellectual property owner or its agent; and

(f)                 a statement by you made under penalty of perjury that you are the intellectual property owner or are authorized to act on the intellectual property owner’s behalf.

11.       Disclaimer of Warranties

The use of SCDForLife.com and the reliance on any information contained herein shall be at your sole risk.  The content of this Website is provided on an “as is” basis and without warranties of any kind.  Owner makes no warranty that your access to the Website will be continuous, uninterrupted, bug-free, error-free, virus-free, free of worms, Trojan horses, or other destructive code, free of defects, or free of technical problems, or that any information will be accurate or complete.   Owner can make no warranties regarding the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of information or contents of any Third Party Websites linked to this Website.  Owner will use reasonable care to provide uninterrupted, bug-free, error-free service.  TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF QUIET ENJOYMENT AND NON-INFRINGEMENT AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT ALL ERRORS, BUGS, OR DEFECTS CAN OR WILL BE CORRECTED OR THAT THIS WEBSITE WILL OPERATE BUG-FREE, ERROR-FREE, CONTINUOUSLY, OR UNINTERRUPTED OR THAT THE CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR IN ANY PRODUCTS WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, OR COMPLETE.  FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT, NO CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE SHOULD BE READ AS AN ENDORSEMENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY OR WEBSITE.

12.       Consequential Damages; Limitation of Liability

You agree that neither the owner, SCDForLife.com, nor any members, independent contractors, representatives or agents will be liable to you for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive, or exemplary damages arising out of or in connection with this Website, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses (even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages).

13.       Indemnification

By using SCDForLife.com, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Owner, SCDForLife.com and the respective members, independent contractors, and representatives from any claim arising from a breach of these Terms of Use or from any third party, which results in any way from your use of this Website.

14.       Miscellaneous

The Owner reserves the right to discontinue operating this Website at any time at their sole discretion, or to make modifications to the operation of the Website at any time at their sole discretion.  You agree that Owner may assign these Terms of Use without prior notice in the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or part of its business.  No waiver of any breach of the Terms or Use, no matter how long continuing or how often represented, will be deemed a waiver of any subsequent breach, nor shall any delay or omission to exercise any right, power, or privilege be deemed a waiver of such right power, or privilege.  If any paragraph in these Terms of Use is held to be unenforceable or in conflict with the law of any jurisdiction, the validity of the remaining paragraphs shall not be affected by such holding.  The meaning of that paragraph will be construed to the extent feasible to render the paragraph enforceable and to give effect to the Parties’ intentions as reflected in the paragraph.  If no feasible interpretation would save such paragraph, it is to be severed from the remainder of these Terms of Use, which are to remain in full force and effect.  The Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement with you and Owner with respect to the subject matter set forth herein.  You agree that that you will not have any authority to assume or create any obligation for or on behalf of Owner or SCDForLife.com whether express or implied, and that you will not have the right to bind either Owner or SCDForLife.com to any contract.  The section headings and subheadings contained in these Terms of Use are included for convenience only and will not limit or otherwise affect these Terms of Use.

15.       Governing Law; Dispute Resolution

These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the State of Washington, without regard to its conflicts of law principles.

16.       Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms of Use or if you need further assistance with respect to the access or use of this Website, you may contact SCDForLife.com at the contact information listed below:

admin@scdforlife.com

You may also send a letter to:

PO Box 543

Marsyville, WA 98270