PRIVACY POLICY

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Before you get started, take a moment to read over our Terms of Service. These terms will help ensure that everyone has a pleasant experience on our site, and that our site retains integrity.

Lexicon of Sustainability, Inc. (Lexicon) provides the Lexicon services (defined below) to you subject to the following Terms of Service (TOS), which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. Please check back here for updates. By accessing and using the Lexicon services, you accept and agree to be bound by the terms and provisions of the TOS. In addition, when using particular Lexicon owned or operated services, you and Lexicon shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services, which may be posted and modified from time to time. All such guidelines or rules (including but not limited to our spam policy) are hereby incorporated by reference into the TOS.

Using Our Website and Your Registration Obligations

As a user on any Lexicon website, you have the ability to share your voice by posting your own content. You are also solely responsible for the content you post. In consideration of your use of the Lexicon services, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving the Lexicon services under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction. You also agree to : (a.) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Lexicon services registration form (the “registration data”) and (b) maintain and promptly update the registration data to keep it true, accurate , current and complete.

If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Lexicon has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Lexicon has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Lexicon services (or any portion thereof). You must be aged 13 or over to use the services. Children under the age of 13 are held responsible for their use or the service by their parent or guardian and it is the ongoing responsibility of the parent or guardian to determine whether any of the Lexicon services and/or content is appropriate for the child. Please make sure you have the necessary rights for any images or music before you post them. Rights must take the form of licenses or copyrights issued to the person registered to the account where the content is posted.

Member Conduct

Please treat the lexicon.org website like it’s your own. As stated in the registration obligations, it is not permissible to post or encourage anyone else to post false, unlawful, threatening or otherwise harmful content or to post any content that infringes upon any copyright or other proprietary rights.

You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags, or other materials (content), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated. This means that you, and not Lexicon, are entirely responsible for all content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Lexicon services.

Lexicon does not control the content posted via the Lexicon services and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content. You understand that by using the Lexicon services, you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. We will do our best to make sure this does not occur. However, under no circumstances will Lexicon be liable in any way for content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Lexicon services.

It is illegal to send spam or send harassment of any kind while utilizing the Lexicon services or to other users who are using the services. We will work hard to keep this public forum a safe space. You can help us by sending a note to feedback@thelexicon.org if you observe any unpleasant activity on the site. We reserve the right to remove or refuse to post any content that violates these Terms, or that is otherwise objectionable.

Be aware that we do not review user content before it is posted, nor do we necessarily agree with the views expressed by our users. We can’t guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of user content. Lexicon of Food is not liable for any user content under any circumstances or for any loss or damage, or any claims to rights that occur as a result of user content. User-generated content includes anything a user transmits, uploads, or posts, including data, text, music, sound, photographs, graphics, images, videos, messages or other materials.

If a user posts something we like, we may want to utilize it. When you post content, you are agreeing to let us copy, edit, display and distribute it as we see fit. We unfortunately cannot compensate you for your content, and don’t have control over content once it leaves our web properties. In accordance with our TOS you agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion or use of, or access to, the Lexicon services (this includes content, advertising, software, data and your Lexicon profile).

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold Lexicon and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, employees, partners and licensors harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of content you submit, post, transmit, modify or otherwise make available through the Lexicon services, your use of the Lexicon services, your connection to the Lexicon services, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another.

Termination

If you’d like to terminate your account, you may do so on this website, Lexicon of Food, under your profile. You’ll receive a confirmation email once your cancellation is processed.

You agree that Lexicon may, without prior notice, immediately terminate, limit your access to or suspend your Lexicon account, any associated email addresses and access to the Lexicon services. Cause for such termination, limitation of access or suspension shall include, but not be limited to, (a) breaches or violations of the TOS or other incorporated agreements or guidelines, (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, © discontinuance or material modification to the Lexicon services, (d) unexpected technical or security issues or problems, (e)extended periods of inactivity, (f) engagement by you in fraudulent or illegal activities, and/or (g) nonpayment of any fees owed by you in connection with any Lexicon services. Further, you agree that all terminations, limitations of access and suspensions for cause shall be made in Lexicon’s sole discretion and that Lexicon shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your account, or access to the Lexicon services.

Copyrights & Trademarks

The trademarks, names, logos and service marks (collectively “trademarks”) displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trademarks of the website owner. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting any license or right to use any trademark without the prior written permission of the website owner. The written content displayed on this website is owned by its respective author and may not be reproduced in whole, or in part, without the express written permission of the author.

Limitation of Liability

You agree that Company’s entire liability, and your exclusive remedy, with respect to any service(s) provided under this Agreement and any breach of this Agreement is solely limited to the amount you paid for such service(s). Company shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages resulting from the use or inability to use any of its services or for the cost of procurement of substitute services.

No Warranty

We do not offer warranties of any kind. No warranty regarding quality, safety, or reliability of the website.

PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their ‘Personally identifiable information’ (PII) is being used online. PII, as used in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

Users will be notified of any privacy policy changes:

• On our Privacy Policy Page

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?

When registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your email address, location or other details to help you with your experience.

Users are able to change their personal information:

• By logging in to their account

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you register on our site or enter information on our site.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

• To improve our website in order to better serve you.

• To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.

How do we protect visitor information?

We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards. Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information. All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.

Do we use ‘cookies’?

We do not use cookies for tracking purposes.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you disable cookies off, some features will be disabled that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly. However, you can still place orders.

How does our site handle do not track signals?

We honor do not track signals and do not track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

Does our site allow third party behavioral tracking?

It’s also important to note that we allow third party behavioral tracking COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act) When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children’s privacy and safety online.

Third Party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information without notification. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third Party Links

We do not include or offer third party products or services on our website.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below:

Email: feedback@thelexicon.org

Snail Mail: P.O. Box 90210, Petaluma, CA, 94952