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The Sift Food Labels website (the "Site"), its applications (the “Apps”), and content available on the Site and Apps (the “Content”) are copyrighted work belonging to Sift Food Labels. Sift Food Labels services help consumers make food choices through ingredient information.
This terms of service agreement ("agreement") sets forth the legally binding terms for your use of the services. This agreement is accepted by your accessing and/or use of the services. You may not access and/or use the services or accept the agreement if you are not at least 18 years old. By accessing and/or using the services, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into the agreement and to abide by all of the terms and conditions set forth herein. If you do not agree with all provisions of this agreement, please do not access and/or use the services.
All information contained on the services (including the site, apps, and content), including ingredients, ingredient categorization, diets/lifestyles, and information related to ingredient usage in other countries is for informational purposes only and not provided as medical advice.
Sift food labels does not assume any liability for inaccuracies or misstatements about products, whether based on manufacturer information, third party information, or on sift food labels information. You should carefully read all information provided by the manufacturers of the products, whether online or on the actual product packaging and labels, including nutrient content, ingredients, food allergen and contact information, and health claims, before using or consuming a product. For additional information about a product, please contact the manufacturer directly.
Information on the services is not intended as a substitute for the advice provided by a qualified and licensed healthcare professional. You should not use information on the services for the diagnosis or treatment of a health problem or diseases. You should always consult your healthcare provider before making any dietary or nutritional changes.
In addition to all other limitations and disclaimers in this agreement, sift food labels disclaims any liability or loss in connection with the content provided on the services.
Use of Services at Your Own Risk. Your access to and use of the Site, Content, Apps, and Services is at your own risk. Sift Food Labels will have no responsibility for any harm to your computing system, loss of data, or other harm to you or any third party, including, without limitation, any bodily harm, that results from your access to or use of the Site, Apps, Content, or Services, or reliance on any information or advice with respect to any food products.
Modification Of Services. Sift Food Labels reserves the right, at any time, to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Services (including the Site, Apps, and APIs) or any part thereof with or without notice. Sift Food Labels reserves the right to integrate into a different web service, migrate to a different URL, modify or discontinue, restrict or block access to, the Services without notice to you. Sift Food Labels may modify or remove any Content from the Services at any time without notice to you. Sift Food Labels is not liable for any such modification, suspension, discontinuance or removal. You agree that Sift Food Labels will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Services or any part thereof.
Sift Food Labels will treat any feedback or suggestions you provide to Sift Food Labels as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Thus, in the absence of a written agreement with Sift Food Labels to the contrary, you agree that you will not submit to Sift Food Labels any information or ideas that you consider to be confidential or proprietary.
APP STORES, THIRD PARTY SITES & ADS, OTHER USERS
Third Party Sites & Ads. The Services may contain links to third party sites and advertisements for third parties (collectively, "Third Party Sites & Ads"). Such Third Party Sites & Ads are not under the control of Sift Food Labels and Sift Food Labels is not responsible for any Third Party Sites & Ads. Sift Food Labels provides these Third Party Sites & Ads only as a convenience and does not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant, or make any representations with respect to Third Party Sites & Ads. Advertisements and other information provided by Third Party Sites & Ads may not be wholly accurate. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources. When you link to a Third Party Site, the applicable service provider's terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices govern. You should make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction with any third party. Your transactions and other dealings with Third Party Sites & Ads that are found on or through the Site, Apps or Services, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, are solely between you and such merchant or advertiser.
Release. You hereby release us from claims, demands any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind including personal injuries, death, and property damage, that is either directly or indirectly related to or arises from any interactions with or conduct of any App Store, any other Service users, or any Third Party Sites & Ads.
If you are a California resident, you hereby waive California civil code section 1542 in connection with the foregoing, which states: "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."
The services (including site, apps, and content) and user content are provided "as is", without warranty or condition of any kind, either express or implied. Without limiting the foregoing, sift food labels explicitly disclaims any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, quiet enjoyment or non-infringement.
Sift food labels makes no warranty that the site, apps, content, user content or services will meet your requirements or be available on an uninterrupted, secure, or error-free basis. Sift food labels makes no warranty regarding the quality of any products, services, or information obtained through the site, apps, content, user content or services, or the accuracy, timeliness, truthfulness, completeness or reliability of any information obtained through the site, apps, content, user content or services, including, without limitation, any information or advice with respect to any food product. Sift food labels does not regularly monitor or update the accuracy or reliability of the content or user content.
No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained from sift food labels or through the site, apps, content, user content or services, will create any warranty not expressly made herein or create any liability on the part of sift food labels.
The site, apps, content, user content and services are for consumer educational use only. Nothing contained in the services is or should be considered, or used as a substitute for, medical, nutritional or any other professional advice, diagnosis or treatment. This site, apps, content and the services do not constitute the practice of any medical, nutritional, dietetic, nursing or other professional health care advice, diagnosis or treatment. Sift food labels advises users to always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified, licensed health care provider with any questions regarding personal health, nutrition or medical conditions. Never disregard, avoid or delay in obtaining medical advice from your doctor or other qualified, licensed health care provider because of something you have read on the site or apps. Sift food labels makes no representations or warranties about the information, tools, or content included in the site, apps, content, user content or services.
Please also review the specific disclaimers in section “certain disclaimers”.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.
LIMITATION ON LIABILITY
In no event shall we (and our suppliers) be liable to you or any third party for any lost profit or any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages arising from this agreement or your use of, or inability to use, the services (including the site, apps, or site content), or third party sites & ads, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Access to, and use of, the services (including the site, apps, content and user content), and third party sites & ads are at your own discretion and risk, and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computing system or loss of data resulting therefrom.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, you agree that the aggregate liability of sift food labels to you for any and all claims arising from the use of the site, content or services is limited to the amounts you have paid to sift food labels for access to and use of the site, content, or services. The limitations of damages set forth above are fundamental elements of the basis of the agreement between sift food labels and you.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental of consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you and you may also have other legal rights that vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
You agree to indemnify and hold Sift Food Labels, its successors, subsidiaries, affiliates, any related companies, its suppliers, licensors and partners harmless, including costs and attorneys' fees, from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of (a) your use of the Services, (b) your User Content, or (c) your violation of this Agreement. Sift Food Labels reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us and you agree to cooperate with our defense of these claims. You agree not to settle any matter without the prior written consent of Sift Food Labels. Sift Food Labels will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim, action or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.
TERM AND TERMINATION
If you violate any of these Terms of Service, your permission to use the Site, Apps, Content, and Services will automatically terminate. Sift Food Labels reserves the right to revoke your access to and use of the Site, Apps, Content, and Services at any time, with or without cause.
Changes to Terms of Service. You acknowledge and agree that Sift Food Labels may revise these Terms of Service from time to time. By continuing to access or use the Site, Content, or Services after Sift Food Labels makes any such revision, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms of Service.
Severability. In the event that any provision of these Terms of Service is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of these Terms of Service will remain in full force and effect.
Waiver. The failure of Sift Food Labels to enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service will not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision.
Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without giving effect to any conflict of laws principles that may provide the application of the law of another jurisdiction.
If you have any questions about these Terms of Service, please contact Sift Food Labels at hello@SiftFoodLabels.com.
Last Updated: January 2017
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