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Welcome to MyGourmetConnection.com. Below you'll find important information regarding this website, our copyright to its contents, and terms for your use of the website as a reader.

MyGourmetConnection.com is an online source of information related to food and dining. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our Privacy Policy govern our relationship with you as a reader.

Copyright Information

MyGourmetConnection.com contains original material created by our editors and owned by and licensed to Zest for Life Media, Inc.

This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance, logos, graphics, photos, icons and text (collectively "Content").

All Content published on MyGourmetConnection is copyrighted as a collective work under United States copyright law, and Zest for Life Media, Inc. owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of such Content. All rights to such Content are reserved.

Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the rules put forth in these terms and conditions.

Prohibited Use

If you download or print a copy of any of the content for personal use, you must retain all copyright and proprietary notices contained therein.

Any commercial or public use of the Content on MyGourmetConnection without our prior written permission, is strictly prohibited.

You may not modify, copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, broadcast, display, sell, license, or otherwise exploit for any other purposes any Content from MyGourmetConnection without first obtaining written permission from Zest for Life Media, Inc.

Please send all "permission for use" inquiries through our contact form.

Sponsored Content and Affiliate Links

All of the recipes and articles on MyGourmetConnection are provided as a service to our readers free of charge. In order to continue providing this service, we occasionally accept compensation for articles and/or recipes or include affiliate links to products we feel may be of interest to our audience.

We will never endorse products or services that we believe are of poor quality or are totally to the interests of our readers. We choose our advertisers carefully and will only work with companies/brands we feel are an appropriate fit both in subject matter and quality for MyGourmetConnection.

All views and opinions expressed on MyGourmetConnection are purely our own. Product claims, statistics, quotes or other representations about a product or service should be verified directly with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

About Sponsored Content:
As online media continues to evolve, many advertisers are choosing to pay for editorial content in place of or in addition to more conventional banner advertisements. This type of content allows an advertiser to provide consumers with information about their products and/or services in a more useful manner.

Sponsored content on MyGourmetConnection will be clearly marked as "sponsored by" or "presented by" and may include a product image and/or external links to the sponsor's website.

About Affiliate Links:
Affiliate links are specially encoded links to external, online shopping sources. Should you click on an affiliate link, MyGourmetConnection might receive a small commission from that click and/or purchase.

Any article or recipe that contains affiliate links will be clearly marked, and, as with our sponsored content, we will only publish affiliate links from reputable companies that offer products we feel are an appropriate fit both in subject matter and quality for our site.

Disclaimer

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MyGourmetConnection reserves the right to change any and all Content contained on this Web site at any time without notice. Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, and supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by MyGourmetConnection.

Limitation of Liability

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Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so some of the above might not apply to you.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless MyGourmetConnection, its affiliates, and all of their officers, directors, agents, suppliers, and licensors from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from or related to your use of the Web site or any Materials or Submissions you provide, including, but not limited to, any claim by a third party that any Materials or Submissions infringe or violate such third party's rights or interests.

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