Terms of Service

Welcome to Recipe Rack!

Thank you for using our services (“Services”). The Services are provided by Recipe Rack, Inc. (“Recipe Rack”). References to “us,” “we,” and “our” refer to Recipe Rack, Inc. as appropriate. Recipe Rack reserves the right, at any time, to modify these Terms of Service (“Terms”). By viewing or otherwise using these Services, you agree you are at least 13 years of age and agree to the Recipe Rack Privacy Policy and to these Terms. Please read the Terms and Privacy Policy carefully. When we make material revisions to the Terms, a notification will be made through the Services. By continuing to use the Services after those revisions have been made, you are expressing and acknowledging your acceptance of the revisions.

By visiting Recipe Rack, you agree that the laws of the State of Illinois, without regard to its choice of law principles to the contrary, will govern these Terms of Service and any action at law between you and Recipe Rack. You agree to file only in the states and federal courts residing in Cook County, Illinois and irrevocably and unconditionally consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any action resulting from the Terms.

This document was last January 1, 2018.

General Terms

Recipe Rack grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable license to use the Services. This license is for the sole purpose of enabling you to use and enjoy the benefit of the Services, as provided by Recipe Rack and subject to these Terms and our policies. Copying, modifying, distributing, selling or leasing any part of the Services is strictly prohibited. Unless such restriction is prohibited by law, you may not reverse engineer or attempt to extract the source code of www.reciperack.me or any Services performed by Recipe Rack. You will not remove, obscure, or alter Recipe Rack's copyright notice, or other proprietary rights notices contained by our Services. We may revoke this license at any time. As we improve our Services, you may encounter new features, changes, or removal of the Services, at any time, without notice. Any promotions or endorsements derived from your use of Recipe Rack’s Services will belong to Recipe Rack. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you.

If you are using Recipe Rack on behalf of a third party or company, you are representing and warrant the authority to act on behalf of the third party or company and bind to these Terms. The Terms do not warrant or imply any third party beneficiary rights. If any provision of the Terms of Service are deemed for any reason, void or unenforceable, then the remaining provisions will not be affected and remain in full force and effect. Any amendment to or waiver of the Terms of Service must be made in writing and signed by Recipe Rack. Furthermore, if we fail to enforce any aspect of the Terms, it will not be considered a waiver and the remaining Terms are enforceable.

Privacy

Recipe Rack takes online privacy seriously and effective immediately, has adopted a Privacy Policy. Through the use of the Services, any and all content submitted by you or any other users is subject to Recipe Rack’s Privacy Policy. The Policy explains the collection, transportation, and storage of your personal data and how your privacy is protected. Continued use of our Services implies consent to Recipe Rack to use such data, in accordance to the Policy. We want to make sure you understand the data we collect and why, to ensure you trust Recipe Rack with your information.

Copyright

Recipe Rack has implemented a copyright policy in accordance with Digital Millennium Copyright Act. We take notices of infringement seriously and terminate all accounts violating these Terms. In our best efforts, we will remove any and all material that infringes on another’s copyright. If you feel we have infringed on a copyright, please send a written statement, with details regarding the violation, to the following address:

Recipe Rack, Inc.
ATTN: Terms of Service
27 N Wacker Dr. #575
Chicago, IL 60606
U.S.A.

Content

Recipe Rack and its licensors solely and exclusively own all original rights, content, and interest in all content found in the Services. This content includes, but is not limited to, design, articles, recipes, pictures, reviews, comments, and any and all interactions with Recipe Rack. When publishing content or information on Recipe Rack, it means that you are allowing everyone, to access and use that information. Feedback about Recipe Rack is always appreciated, but you are understanding that we are without any obligation to compensate you for any suggestions, reviews, or any additional content.

All content that is submitted to Recipe Rack, is knowingly granting us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide license to use any content that you submit on or in connection with Recipe Rack. In our sole discretion, we may remove any content or material you submit to the Services at any time, for any reason. No rights, titles or interests in any intellectual property rights will be granted to the other party or its beneficiaries. We are not responsible for any content, conduct, or interaction, whether online or offline, of any user of Recipe Rack.

Disclaimer

RECIPE RACK SERVICES WILL BE PROVIDED “AS IS”. NO SPECIFIC PROMISE HAVE BEEN MADE ABOUT THE SERVICES, INCLUDING THE CONTENT, FUNCTIONALITY OF THE SERVICES, OR ITS’ AVAILABILITY. WHERE APPLICABLE, RECIPE RACK EXCLUDES ALL WARRANTIES MADE BETWEEN THE SERVICES AND THE USER. RECIPE RACK DOES NOT REPRESENT THAT THE CONTENT OF THE SERVICES ARE CORRECT, COMPLETE, OR RELIABLE. FURTHERMORE, THE SERVICES MAY NOT BE FREE OF HARMFUL ELEMENTS. EACH PARTY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE OTHER PARTY HAS FULLY AGREED TO THE TERMS OF SERVICE AND PRIVACY POLICY, AND YOU ARE DOING SO AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION. USE RECIPE RACK AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Limitation of Liability

TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, RECIPE RACK WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DIRECT, OR INDIRECT LOSS OF PROFITS, CONTENT, OR DATA. BY USING OUR SERVICES, YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS RECIPE RACK AND ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AFFILIATES FROM ANY CLAIMS. THESE INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO, ATTORNEY’S FEES, DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND ANY EXPENSES DERIVED, FROM THE RESULT OF VIOLATION OF THE TERMS. IN NO EVENT WILL RECIPE RACK, OR ANY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, ADVISORS, OR PARTNERS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, DIRECT OR INDIRECT. THIS PROVISION APPLIES TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT BY THE LAW.

Disputes

Any disputes or claims relating to the Terms of Service will be held exclusively in the United States, located in Cook County. The laws of the State of Illinois govern these Terms, and all claims derived, without regard to conflict of the laws. If any claims arise, you will indemnify and hold us harmless from and against all losses, expenses, fees, related to the claim. These Terms set forth, include binding arbitration with class action waiver to resolve disputes. To the extent of the law, all claims must come forward as the individuals own capacity, and not as a plaintiff, or any purported class. By continuing to use our services, you and Recipe Rack are waiving the right to a trial by jury or to participate as a member in a class action.

Termination

Recipe Rack reserves the right, in its sole discretion and without notice, to terminate your license to use the Services. You can stop using the Services, without notice, at your discretion. In the event of a termination, the remaining applicable sections continue to be enforceable. It is understood the availability of the services may change, without notice, and no liability is placed on Recipe Rack for any loss information or assets.

Age Requirement

Recipe Rack Services are not directed to or intended for use by individuals under the age of thirteen (13). The Children's On-Line Privacy Protection Act requires explicit disclosures of any and all sites collecting personal information about individuals under the age of thirteen (13). Recipe Rack advises parental supervision to children under the age of thirteen (13) while using Recipe Rack’s Services. Do not submit or provide any personal information if you are under the age of thirteen (13). If you are aware of such information, please contact us at team@reciperack.me to notify us of the information.

Users Outside the United States of America

Recipe Rack complies with all local laws, and users outside of the United States are subject to these laws. The Services, in whole, including its servers, are located in the United States. The following applies to all users who use our Services outside of the United States.

By using our Services, you knowingly submit and consent to having your personal information transferred to and stored in the United States. If you are in a country that does not grant permission of these activities, do not use our Services. Furthermore, do not use Recipe Rack if you are not granted to receive services, information, or data originating from the United States.

Definitions

“Content” – Any comment, recipe, photo, review, suggestion, or media shared using Recipe Rack.

“Data” – Any data, including content, which you provide to Recipe Rack or you retrieve from Recipe Rack.

“Data Collection” – Performed through any advertising unit, widget, pixel tag, cookie, script or other data collection process.

“Recipe Rack” or “Services” – The features and services that are made available at www.reciperack.me or any other Recipe Rack branded service.

“Use” – To use, modify, copy, publish, display, distribute, or create content with.