Terms of Use

Welcome to leitesculinaria.com. The following is important information regarding this blog, our copyright to its contents, and the rules for your use of the blog as a reader. It is a condition of your use of the service that you do not:

1. Gather for the purpose of spamming e-mail addresses that have been posted by owners, employees, or users of the service.

2. Use the blog or information you find therein to impersonate any person or entity, including, without limitation, any leitesculinaria.com employee; forge or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any materials; or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity.

Blog Copyright
All copyright rights to this blog, including rights to the work and designs provided by leitesculinaria.com and compilations of listings materials organized for this application, are owned by David Leite and Leite’s Culinaria, copyrighted 1998 through 2009, all rights reserved. Recipes and photographs credited to others are owned by them and have been used with their express consent and does not grant usage by others. The names Leite’s Culinaria®, leitesculinaria.com®, Leite’s Eats®, the phrase hot food, dry wit®, and the image of the mixer are registered trademarks of Leite’s Culinaria and are therefore protected under the laws of the United States. The names Honest Entertaining®, The Arsenal®, Leite’s Lite®, Leite’s Eats®, Leite’s Loves…®, Weeknight Winners®, Weekend Projects®, Talking With My Mouth Full®, Eating Dirty™, and Mom 911™ are trademarks of Leite’s Culinaria and are therefore protected under the laws of the United States. You cannot re-transmit, print, or photocopy the materials on this blog for re-distribution in any medium for professional use without the written permission of leitesculinaria.com. To request permission for republication click here. This does not apply for home or educational use.

No Liability for Data and Hyperlinks
Leitesculinaria.com will make reasonable efforts to include up-to-date and accurate information in this Internet blog, but makes no representations, warranties, or assurances as to the accuracy, currency, or completeness of the information provided. Leitesculinaria.com shall not be liable for any damages or injury, direct or indirect, resulting from your access to, or inability to access, this Internet blog, or from your reliance on any information provided at this Internet blog or at any site to which this blog may post a hyperlink or reference, whether or not such damages or injury were foreseeable.

No Paid Endorsements or Monetary Compensation for Editorial Content
Unless otherwise specified, we do not accept monetary compensation or other types of remuneration for our  editorial content–including, but not limited to, endorsements, recommendations, testimonials and/or mentions–on this blog. All items featured in the Leite’s Loves… section of the site have been paid for by us.

Amazon.com Affiliate Program
Leite’s Culinaria is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

Exclusion of Warranty
This publication is provided “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

Indemnification
You agree to indemnify Leite’s Culinaria and its affiliates, employees, agents, representatives and third-party service providers, and to defend and hold each of them harmless, from any and all claims and liabilities (including attorneys fees) which may arise from your submissions, from your unauthorized use of material obtained through Leite’s Culinaria, or from your breach of this Agreement, or from any such acts through your use of Leite’s Culinaria.

Privacy Policies
Leite’s Culinaria generally collects personally identifying information with your specific knowledge and consent. For instance, when you enter a giveaway or contest, complete a survey, make a purchase, or register for any portion of our services, you are asked to provide information such as your e-mail address, name, or phone number. Optional information such as your age or gender may also be requested.

Our servers may also automatically collect information about your computer when you visit the Leite’s Culinaria, including without limitation the type of browser software you use, the operating system you are running, the blog that referred you, and your Internet Protocol (“IP”) address. Your IP address is usually associated with the place from which you enter the Internet, like your Internet Service Provider, your company or your university.

We use personally identifying information you supply through this blog to provide you with only the service you have requested. For example, if you subscribe to any of our newsletters, we may use your e-mail address to send you a confirmation notice. Similarly, if you enter an online giveaway, we will use this information to notify you if you are a winner. We may also use the information to communicate with you about new features, products or services, and/or to improve the services that we offer by tailoring them to your needs.

In addition, we reserve the right to use the information we collect about your computer, which may at times be able to identify you, for any lawful business purpose, including without limitation to help diagnose problems with our servers, to gather broad demographic information, and to otherwise administer our blog. In all cases, the information submitted by readers and subscribers of leitesculinaria.com and its newsletters or feeds will not be provided to, lent to, or otherwise sold to any third party in any way.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Notice of Modification/Changes at Will
This Internet blog is provided as a service to its visitors. Leitesculinaria.com reserves the right to delete, modify, or supplement the content of this blog at any time, for any reason, without prior notice. In addition, leitesculinaria.com may update and modify these terms of use at any time and any further use of this blog is subject to such modified terms of use.

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