Privacy/Legal

Just some things our legal advisers are harping on us about.

ATTRIBUTIONS

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PRIVACY

Notice Regarding Online Behavioral Advertising
We allow third-party companies to serve ads and/or collect certain anonymous information when you visit YourLighterSide.com. These companies may use non-personally identifiable information (e.g., click stream information, browser type, time and date, subject of advertisements clicked or scrolled over) during your visits to YourLighterSide.com and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services likely to be of greater interest to you. These companies typically use a cookie or third party web beacon to collect this information. To learn more about this behavioral advertising practice or to opt-out of this type of advertising, you can visit www.networkadvertising.org.

Privacy and Fan Shares/Contests
When you enter a fan share on YourLighterSide.com (contest/giveaway), your name and address in entry emails are left alone in that email, in a private account, and placed in a separate folder for contests, unopened, until a random name is drawn. If your name isn’t picked, your emails are immediately and permanently deleted. If your name is picked, YourLighterSide.com immediately announces the winner, contacts you, ships and then deletes your address as soon as the winning item is shipped. YourLighterSide.com never keeps personal or private information. In short, we treat your information the way we’d like our 12-year-old daughter’s treated–with a protective mother bear Ninja stance in a comfortably form-fitting Wonder bra, snacking on bacon.

Links to Third-Party Sites
Your Lighter Side may contain links to third-party sites, which are maintained by third parties. Please be aware that Your Lighter Side is not responsible for and cannot control the privacy policies of these other linked sites or their practices. We encourage you to read the privacy policies on these sites for applicable privacy practices relating to personally identifiable information you may choose to provide in interacting with these websites and the non-personally identifiable information collected through the use of cookies and other technologies collected via those sites because they may differ from Your Lighter Side’s privacy practices.

FTC AND REVIEWS

YourLighterSide.com discloses product affiliations and sponsorships per the FTC with companies for reviews, whether the items were purchased or it was sent to this site by the company for review. To remain copacetic with the FTC (and you), while YourLighterSide.com personally purchases many of the foods and products reviewed here, others are sent free of charge from publishers/authors for a review. Since inception of the FTC ruling, YourLighterSide.com has complied with making mention of the fact in order to remain as impartial as possible. YourLighterSide.com is (sometimes brutally) honest in reviews regardless of the origination of said item, and has refused advertising and sponsorship from companies that do not suit the site’s readership.

COMMENTS & EMAILS

When you submit content to YourLighterSide.com you grant us an irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to publish, display, modify, distribute and syndicate your content worldwide. That said, while YourLighterSide.com is sole arbiter of what is published or not, we generally attempt to ask permission when the correspondence is of a personal nature since we assume emails are sensitive correspondence meant for the site owner’s eyes only. If you send a comment/email you would like to see not published, please make a note of this in your missive and we will do our best to respect your privacy.

DISCLAIMERS

You understand and agree that your use of YourLighterSide.com is entirely at your own risk and that our services are provided “As Is” and “As Available”. YourLighterSide.com does not make any express or implied warranties, endorsements or representations whatsoever as to the operation of the YourLighterSide.com website, information, content, materials, or products. This shall include, but not be limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement, and warranties that access to or use of the service will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the service will be corrected.

You understand and agree that YourLighterSide.com and any of its subsidiaries or affiliates shall in no event be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or exemplary damages. This shall include, but not be limited to damages for loss of profits, business interruption, business reputation or goodwill, loss of programs or information or other intangible loss arising out of the use of or the inability to use the service, or information, or any permanent or temporary cessation of such service or access to information, or the deletion or corruption of any content or information, or the failure to store any content or information. The above limitation shall apply whether or not YourLighterSide.com has been advised of or should have been aware of the possibility of such damages. In jurisdictions where the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages is not allowed the liability of YourLighterSide.com is limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.

No medical, legal or nutritional advice is given nor guaranteed. This site is for entertainment purposes only.

TERMS & CONDITIONS

By visiting YourLighterSide.com, you agree to be bound by its Terms and Conditions of Service. If you do not wish to be bound by our Terms and Conditions, please do not visit, view or otherwise use the services of YourLighterSide.com. You understand, agree and acknowledge that these Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you and YourLighterSide.com and that your use of YourLighterSide.com shall indicate your conclusive acceptance of this agreement.

TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT

The Terms of this agreement will continue to apply in perpetuity until terminated by either party without notice at any time for any reason. Terms that are to continue in perpetuity will remain unaffected by the termination of this agreement.

MODIFICATION OF TERMS

YourLighterSide.com reserves the right to modify/change these Terms from time to time at our sole discretion and without any notice. Changes to our Terms become effective on the date they are posted. Your continued use of YourLighterSide.com after any changes to Terms will signify your agreement to be bound by them.

Anything else?

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