Unless we indicate otherwise, these terms and conditions apply to your use of the websites which are owned or operated by Dana McDonald, RD, LD and our affiliates (collectively, “we,” “us,” or “our”), including, without limitation, this website and any other website(s) that we may own or operate currently or in the future (collectively, our “Website”).
For purposes of these terms and conditions, “affiliates” shall mean any entity or person, directly or indirectly, owning a controlling interest in, owned by, or under common ownership control including, without limitation, Dana McDonald, RD, LD and its subsidiaries.
Our Website and services provided to you on and through our Website on an “AS IS” basis. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of these terms and conditions at any time. You should check this page periodically for changes.
By visiting our Website, you agree to future changes made to these terms and conditions whether or not you have reviewed them. You agree that the owners of this Website exclusively reserve the right and may, at any time and without notice and any liability to you, modify or discontinue this Website and its services or delete the data you provide, whether temporarily or permanently.
By using our Website, you agree to the terms and conditions below. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, do not use our Website.
The information on this Website is for your general information only and not intended to be medical advice, patient education, or a substitute for professional medical consultation. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay treatment because of something you have read or accessed through this Website. Use of our Website does not establish a patient-provider relationship.
We can not guarantee our Website will be uninterrupted, error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that our website, server, or third-party websites are free of viruses or other harmful components. You are encouraged to confirm information obtained from our Website(s) with a qualified healthcare provider prior to modifying your nutrition or fitness regimen.
We shall have no liability, for any damages, loss, injury, or liability whatsoever suffered as a result of your reliance on the information contained within our Website(s).
We do not endorse any Product mentioned on this Website. We have no conflict of interest, financial or otherwise, to report. We do not accept compensation or in-kind gifts from third parties in return for Product promotion and/or endorsement.
The information presented on this Website reflects the honest opinion of Dana McDonald, RD, LD. All Products mentioned on our Website have been used and paid for by Dana McDonald, RD, LD. In other words, any mention of a Product on our Website means we purchased it and believe in it.
For purposes of this notice, the term “product” includes any product, service, company or industry. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of third party links.
Amazon Associates Program
To help offset the cost of providing free nutrition information and inspiration to the public and cost of our Website, we are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program. In other words, when you purchase an item sold on Amazon through one of our affiliate links, it helps pay for the services we provide on our Website. The price is the same whether you purchase the product through one of our Affiliate links or not.
Google AdSense and DoubleClick Cookies
Some of the ads you receive on Website are customized based on predictions about your interests generated from your visits over time and across different Websites. This type of ad customization — sometimes called “interest-based” advertising or “online behavioral” — is enabled through various technologies, including browser cookies as well as other non-cookie technologies. Such online advertising helps support the free content, products and services you get online.
To help offset the cost of providing free nutrition information and inspiration to the public and cost of our Website, we utilize Google AdSense advertisements including DoubleClick. AdSense is a free, simple way to earn money by displaying targeted ads next to our online content. The content is determined by multiple factors including the Websites you frequently visit. Both AdSense and DoubleClick set cookies to provide a more personalized experience. The DoubleClick cookie is used by Google in the ads served on our Websites.
Privacy and Security
We are committed to protecting consumer privacy and security. We do not collect personal information (e.g., name, address or telephone number) unless you voluntarily provide it to us by sending email, participating in a survey, or completing an online form. We do not share your personal information with third parties or government agencies unless required by Federal law. Non-personally identifiable information related to your visit to our Website may be stored automatically.
- Do not share your personal information, including health information, online.
- Do not share your personal information, including health information, with us using telecommunication technologies (e.g., e-mail).
Privacy and Security Tips
Protect sensitive information. Do not reveal personal or financial information in email, and do not respond to email solicitations for this information. This includes following links sent in email. Don’t send sensitive information over the internet before checking a website’s security.
- Encrypt files on your computer, laptop or portable device. Encryption is a way to enhance the security of a file or folder by scrambling the contents so that it can be read only by someone who has the appropriate encryption key to unscramble it.
- The National Cyber Security Alliance offers resources to help you know the basics of securing your home network and your family’s privacy.
- The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (U.S. CERT) offers numerous computer security resources. It’s Tips Page is especially useful.
Except where otherwise noted, content on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0). This means you are free to use our content (e.g., information, images, and posters) for personal use (e.g., save the file to your computer or share via social media) as long as you do not modify the content or use the content for commercial purposes (i.e., for business purposes). If you have copyright questions or complaints, please contact us.
Last modified 05/23/2017