Our Policies

Respect, respect, respect! We thrive on that. We love our readers and we have a commitment to enforce guidelines at Caribbean Green Living Terms of Use. The purpose of this website is to educate, share stories, share healthy living tips, share recipes, provide resources and share ideas and information that may help during your journey to a healthy lifestyle. I am dedicated to maintaining this website as a place for open and respectful discussion, so there are a few things that we do not allow, and instances when comments will be edited or deleted. All comments are subject to these terms of use and any commenter in violation of this policy may be banned at our sole discretion.

Before commenting, please also consult the Terms of Service, and Privacy Policy, which govern all content on CaribbeanGreenLiving.com, including anything you post in the comments. Accessing this website or leaving a comment indicates acceptance of these policies.

We have just a few things we want to share and make sure that our readers understand we want to create a safe and respectful environment. Any reader comments (both on the blog or any of our social media network) that fall into one of the following categories will be deleted and the user may be banned indefinitely.

  • Personal attacks, threats and insults against the author or other users/commenters
  • Defamation of any sort — especially directed towards others
  • Remarks that embody racism, prejudices, or obscenity
  • Typing in all capital letters for your entire comment is discouraged (it’s considered rude)
  • open discussion and disagreement in comments, but rude or personally attacking comments will be deleted
  • promoting your product or service is not allowed
  • Spam links, unrelated links, or links placed out of context
  • obviously spam, promotional in nature, or intended for back-link purposes will be deleted and the author banned from future commenting ability.
  • personal blog or business website URL in the comment text not allowed unless it directly contributes to the comment and/or the conversation taking place
  • Irrelevant rants or comments in which commenter obviously didn’t read the post
  • Negative and not adding value
  • Otherwise inappropriate

In addition, we are not doctors, lawyers, or health care professionals and are unable to answer any questions related to these topics, even in response to comments and questions. We can’t offer any advice for a specific problem or condition and comments or questions asking medical advice will not be answered. We urge you to contact your healthcare provider, health practitioner or professionals.

Please use your REAL first name and email address. Do not use a business name, blog name, nickname, initials, or any other fake name when commenting. Failure to do so will cause your comment to be marked as spam, deleted, or edited to conform to these guidelines and your comment will NOT be replied to.

The use of proper spelling, grammar, punctuation, and letter casing when commenting is highly recommended. This blog is based in the US and has a large english speaking readership. We encourage our readers to use basic English writing. We understand that comments and questions may be written in French or Creole and we will try our best to reply to them. Comments which are unintelligible and/or don’t follow this policy will be deleted or edited to meet these guidelines.

The information on this website has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. The information contained on this website, or provided at your request, is for informational purposes only. No information on CaribbbeanGreenLiving.com is or should be used for the purposes of diagnosing, treating, preventing, curing any disease, planning a trip, or for the purpose of following a specific lifestyle.

For your safety and privacy, do not share your personal information such as phone numbers, addresses, social security numbers, last names (you may use last initials), medical, financial, license plates, or any other private information about yourself or others. By participating in the comment section, you agree to abide by the Comment Policy, Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Happy Cooking and thanks for reading CaribbeanGreenLiving.com and please contribute to the conversation by commenting often! Gemma’s, LLC and Caribbean Green Living – Privacy Policy

CaribbeanGreenLiving.com takes your privacy very seriously. This privacy policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect and use the personal information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our site and our products and services. We want you to feel comfortable using Gemma’s Living, LLC’s website and services, so below is a description of how we collect, use, and protect your personal information.

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time, and will post any updates or changes to our Privacy Policy here so that you will always know what information we collect, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose that information to anyone else. Please review this Privacy Policy periodically so you can stay up to date on any changes. By using our website, services or shop, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Site or its services and features.

This Privacy Policy only applies to information collected by our website, when you subscribe to one of our meal planning services or shop for products. We are not responsible for the privacy of any information you reveal or post in any public forum (a message board or blog, for example) or through the “Public Profile” feature available on our Website, or for the privacy practices of websites that are operated or owned by third parties.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT UPON SIGN-UP

We collect and store information that you have explicitly provide to us through forms on our website when you sign up. For example, when you purchase our products and create a website membership, we collect various personal information such as name, email and payment information. We do not record or store any payment information. Your credit card and banking information is kept with our payment processors Stripe. You can read more about the privacy policy by clicking on the link: Stripe. We only use your personal and payment information to charge you for the services you choose to receive and provide you with those services.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT UPON LOG-IN

When you log into our service, your computer automatically provides your Internet Protocol (IP) address (this is not your email address and cannot be used directly to contact you), information about the request, and certain information about the capabilities of your computer.

We may use this automatically provided information for analytical purposes, to help diagnose errors, and to identify abuse of our systems.

USE OF EMAIL ADDRESSES

When you create an account you will receive a one-time email message with your account information. We will send you a weekly notification email when plans are posted. We will also send you receipts for payments via email. We may contact you by email from time to time to notify you of updates to the services or other related matters which may be of interest to you. If we do, we will provide a clear method to opt-out of future messages which are not account, meal plan, or payment related. Otherwise, you will receive email from us only in response to a message or request from you.

USE OF COOKIES

Our website software uses cookies to maintain your session information. It may be necessary to accept cookies from our website in order to access our services. This allows you to choose to remain logged in so you can access your information quickly when you come to the site.

SOCIAL MEDIA FEATURES AND WIDGETS

Our website includes social media features, buttons and widgets provided by third party social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and Instagram (“features”). A feature may collect your IP address and which page you are visiting on our website, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. This cookie may allow the social media platform to link the foregoing data with your user profile. The features are either hosted by the third party platform or directly on our Website. Your interactions with these features are governed by the Privacy Policy of the relevant platform (i.e. the Privacy Policy of the social media platform you’re using, like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ or Pinterest).

THIRD PARTY

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third 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.

INFORMATION FROM CHILDREN UNDER 13 YEARS OF AGE

Our website, shop and meal planning subscriptions are not designed for or directed to children under the age of 13. We do not collect personally identifiable information from any person we actually know is under the age of 13.

AFFILIATES

Caribbean Green Living/Gemma’s Living LLC is a participant of several services affiliates programs (Amazon, CJ Commission Junction, LinkShare, Coupons.com and Apple. These affiliates advertising programs designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to the main websites.

CONSENT

Use of this website, shop and its subscriptions constitutes agreement with this Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to update the Privacy Policy as required by any future law. We will always send you a notification should any of the terms change.

CONTACTING US

For questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy, please reach out to us via e-mail at How to Reach Us [at] caribbeangreenliving [dot] com. Gemma’s Living, LLC

TERMS OF SERVICE & SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT (Gemma’s Living, LLC and Caribbean Green Living)

LAST UPDATED: July 25, 2016

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE.

Welcome to CaribbeanGreenLiving.com (the “Website”). These Terms of Use (the “Agreement”) apply to any access to or use of the Website, associated sites or content from this website. The Website is owned and operated by Gemma’s Living, LLC (Gemma’s Living®).

By using this website, including purchasing products from this website, or by clicking a box that states that you accept or agree to these terms, you signify your agreement to these Terms & Conditions. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you may not use this website.

You agree that by using this website, you are at least 18 years of age, or visiting under the supervision of a parent or guardian, and legally able to enter into a contract.

It is your responsibility to review these Terms and Conditions periodically. We reserve the right to revise these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice to you. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site. Below are the terms of use for our website (caribbeangreenliving.com), our meal planning subscription and shop. All questions or concerns should be sent to how to reach us [at] caribbeangreenliving [dot] com.

The Terms are a contract between you, the user, and Gemma’s Living, LLC and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com, (“we,” “us,” “the company”). We operate the Caribbean Green Living website, www.caribbeangreenliving.com and other related products and services. By using our website or any of our other services, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms. If you don’t agree to some or all of these Terms, your only remedy is to not use our website and services (but why wouldn’t you want to try our tasty caribbean, our own creations, and international  meals that are nourishing? If you violate any of the Terms, we will terminate your right to use our website and services. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.

AUTHORIZED USERS

Our website and services are only available only to people who can form legally binding contracts under the law applicable to these Terms. Our website and services are not available to minors (under 18 years of age). If you don’t qualify as an authorized user, you are not permitted to use our website or services and no contract will be formed between you and us. As a condition of your use of our website and services, you agree to give us true, accurate, current and complete information as prompted by the registration forms, when registering for or using our website and services, and to update and maintain the accuracy and completeness of the information.

There is no cost to become a registered user of our website, although some features of our website and our services are only available to paying subscribers. You do not have to become a registered user to use our website. However, if you do not register, you may not be able to use certain products, offerings, features, or resources of our website. You must register in accordance with instructions prompted by the registration forms in order to participate in any community area or to create a “Public Profile.” A “Community Area” means any blog, personal page, group page, chat room, message board, bulletin board, recipe swap, or similar activity where you can communicate with other users of our website or post your own content. Registered users agree not to register for more than one account, create an account on behalf of someone else, or create a false or misleading identity on our website.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

All right, title, and interest in and to our website and services, including the Gemma’s Living, LLC and Caribbean Green Living brand, name, logo and domain name, recipes, text, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio and video clips, digital downloads, and software, are and will remain the exclusive property of us and our licensors. The content on the Caribbean Green Living website is protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of both the United States and foreign countries. Selected images on our website are provided courtesy of Depositphotos and Canva.

Nothing in these Terms gives you a right to use our name or any of our trademarks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features. You acknowledge that ownership in any intellectual property rights (including patents, copyright, rights in databases, trademarks and trade names whether registered or unregistered and subsisting anywhere in the world) in our services belongs to us. Accordingly, any part of our services may not be used, transferred, copied or reproduced in whole or in part in any manner other than for the purposes of utilizing our services.

PROTECTING YOUR ACCOUNT

Some parts of our website permit username and passwords to be used. You are responsible for protecting your unique username and password (pro tip: hackers do not consider “123456” or “abcdefg” and “password” to be unique) and you agree to be responsible for all activities performed under your user account.

LICENSE AND SITE ACCESS

Gemma’s Living, LLC and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com grant you a limited license to access and use our website. This license does not include the right to download any material (other than routine page caching) or modify any material without our express written consent. This license excludes the download or collection of logos, product descriptions, pricing, text, graphics, audio and video clips, and/or copying account information. No portion of this website (any or all of it) may be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without our express written permission. You may not use meta tags or any other hidden text utilizing the Caribbean Green Living name or trademarks without our express written consent. Any unauthorized use of our website voids the limited license granted by us. All of this sounds complicated, but it really comes down to this: just enjoy our website without taking any of our stuff.

CONTENT SUBMITTED BY USERS

Sometimes users submit content to our website. If you submit content, you grant us and our affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. Users who submit material agree that this license includes the right for us and other users of our services to make the content available to others for publication, distribution, syndication, or broadcast on other media and services, subject to our terms and conditions for content use. These additional uses by us or others may be made with no compensation paid to the user who submitted it.

Users also represent, warrant and agree that they have not and will not contribute any content that (1) infringes, violates or otherwise interferes with any copyright or trademark of another party; (2) reveals any trade secret; (3) infringes any intellectual property right of another or the privacy or publicity rights of another, (4) is libelous, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harassing, hateful, offensive or otherwise violates any law or right of any third party; (5) creates an impression that is incorrect, misleading, or deceptive; (6) contains other people’s private or personally identifiable information without their express authorization and permission; and/or (7) contains or links to a virus, trojan horse, worm, time bomb or other computer programming routine or engine that is intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or information. We reserve the right to remove any content, suspend, remove or terminate access to our services at any time, or pursue any other remedy or relief available under equity or law. The best thing to do before submitting content is to ask yourself beforehand if what you submit could potentially harm someone else (or their computer) or violate anyone else’s rights. If you think it might, don’t do it!

LINKS

These Terms apply only to our website and not to any other websites. Our website may include links to other websites, resources, or services. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of these other websites, and we do not endorse (and are not responsible or liable for) any content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from other websites, resources, or services. You further agree that, under no circumstances, will we be held liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage caused or alleged to have been caused to you by your use of or reliance on, any content, advertisements, products or other resources available on any other website (regardless of whether we directly or indirectly link to such content, advertisements, products or other resources). You should direct any concerns with respect to any other website to that website’s administrator or webmaster.

PURCHASE AND PAYMENT

  • Gemma’s Living, LLC and Caribbean Green Living provides a meal plan service that offers monthly terms.
  • When you sign up for the meal plan service one of these options, you are committing to the term you have chosen. We unfortunately are not able to offer prorated refunds at this time. We invite you to try the service for free for as long as you want with our “Free Account” option to experience the functionality
  • At the end of your subscription term, we will automatically bill the card we have on file for you for the following period. Automatic billing will occur unless you cancel before the next billing date. You can always find all your billing information in the “My Account” page.
  • Annual subscribers will be sent a reminder email 2 weeks before the next billing cycle.
  • Our automated system allows you to cancel your renewal at anytime in your account by clicking on “Cancel Subscription.” Your cancellation must be done by you, the subscriber, through our site and cannot be cancelled via an email request. When you cancel, you will still be able to access our meal plans through the end of the billing cycle that you’ve already paid for. There will be no refunds for late cancellation

PREMIUM CONTENT

  • Our premium content gives you access to more recipes. These recipes are not available to non-paid members.
  • You will be able to access all premium content as a paid member and create your own meal plan, save recipes, and create your shopping list at your leisure.
  • We allow users to favorite, rate, and comment on meals. You can elect to keep your comments private and use them as recipe notes. Public comments should relate to the meal and recipe at hand. We reserve the right to remove any comments that we consider offensive or off-topic. Doing so may also lead you to being immediately and permanently banned from our service
  • We are not perfect and sometime we may forget to add a step or an ingredient. A friendly reminder from you will make the world better.
  • Caribbean Green Living partnered with MealPlanner Pro to help you create meals that fit your needs.

USE OF MATERIALS AND COPYRIGHT

  • Our meal plans ideas, recipes, photos, and videos are copyright protected and therefore cannot be distributed or copied without permission
  • Each subscription is to be used and accessed by one household only. We reserve the right to cancel your subscription for password sharing or by distributing our meal plans to another household or person. If we find that you are in violation of this agreement, we will automatically lock your account without a refund
  • We’ve made the service affordable to allow greater accessibility. Please do tell others if you like the service.

OUR GENERAL CUSTOMER POLICY

We love the Caribbean and enjoy brining you the flavors and taste of the islands. We love nice customers as well. We are always trying to improve our service and welcome your comments. All feedback should be sent to how to reach us [at] caribbeangreenliving [dot] com. Keep in mind that we are real people and not robots.

No Medical Advice

The information contained on this website, or provided at your request, is for informational purposes only. No information on this website is or should be used for the purposes of diagnosing, treating, curing or preventing any disease. The information on this website has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration of the United States or elsewhere. Nothing on this website is intended to recommend any particular form of medical treatment or that person manage their own health problems without the advice of a licensed healthcare practitioner. You should absolutely consult a qualified medical professional before making any health decision or taking any product. Information found or received through this website should not be used in place of a visit with, call to, consultation or advice from a professional health care provider. If you suspect you have a medical problem, or should you have any health care related questions, please promptly call or see your healthcare practitioner. NO information on this site should be used to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any disease or condition under any circumstances. We are not doctors nor healthcare professionals.

Travel and Wellness Advice

Our website also offers information regarding cooking tips, healthy lifestyle, and  traveling tips, but we are not a medical organization, nor a nutritionist company or organization and certainly not a travel agent and we cannot diagnose or treat any health condition you may have. Any travel tips provided is for information only. We do not encourage anyone to travel based on our recommendations. Nothing contained in our website should be construed as health advice or diagnosis, travel decisions. If you are concerned about your health, please consult with your doctor; if you are concerned about your travel decisions, please consult a travel consultant.

Products and Services

The products and services made available on this website are intended for personal use only. You may not assign, transfer, re-market, resell, or otherwise dispose of, such products and services without obtaining Gemma’s Living® and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com’s prior written consent. CaribbeanGreenLiving.com may cancel or modify purchases on the website if it appears that they are the result of fraudulent or inappropriate activity or under other circumstances where it appears that the purchase contains or has resulted from a mistake or error. Prices and promotions are subject to change without notice.

Limitation Of Liability

Our website displays information that is provided by the stores whose products we may feature (the “grocery stores”). We have no control over the information that the grocery stores provide to us, and we have no control over the availability of their products. We cannot guarantee the pricing, availability, quality, timing or failure to provide any of the products featured on our website.

Our services are provided by the company on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We make no warranties, either expressed or implied, regarding the operation of our services. Under no circumstances will we be liable to you on account of your use or misuse of or reliance on the services arising from any claim relating to this agreement or the subject matter hereof. Such limitation of liability applies to prevent recovery of direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, and punitive damages whether a claim is based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise (even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages). Such limitation of liability shall apply whether the damages arise from:

  • use or misuse of and reliance on the services
  • inability to use the services
  • the interruption, suspension, or termination of the services (including damages incurred by third parties or as a result of your registering for company services via third parties)

This limitation also applies to the costs of procurement of substitute goods or services, lost profits, or lost data. The limitation further applies with respect to the performance or non-performance of the services or any information or merchandise that appears on, or is linked or related in any way to, the services. The limitation applies notwithstanding any failure of essential purpose of any limited remedy and to the fullest extent permitted by law. You also waive the right to bring or assert any claim against us relating to any dealings with any store whose products are offered on our website, and release us from any and all liability for or relating to any interactions or dealings with such stores.

No Guarantees

We do not guarantee the availability, content or price of, any of the products or services offered on our website. You acknowledge that at any time, stores whose products are offered on our website may change their prices or cancel or amend their products, with or without notice to you, and that we are not responsible for any such changes. You agree that should you rely on the availability, content or prices offered on our website, we are not responsible or liable, indirectly or directly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with such use or reliance. Your direct dealings with any store whose products are offered on our website and any other terms, conditions, representations or warranties associated with such dealings, are between you and such store exclusively and do not involve us. You agree that your submission of an order for a particular product is not a guarantee of the availability of such product.

We will do our best to ensure that the company services are available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. However, there will be occasions when the company services will be interrupted for maintenance, upgrades, emergency repairs, failure of telecommunications systems, equipment failures, acts of God, or other situations. We will make reasonable efforts to minimize such disruption where it is within our reasonable control. You agree that we will not be liable in any event to you or any other party for any suspension, modification, discontinuance, lack of availability, or other termination of the company services.

You also acknowledge and accept that there may be technical downtime with company services. You agree that your access and use of the company services is at your own risk. You understand and agree that the company services are provided to you on an “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis.

Indemnification

You acknowledge that you will be solely and fully responsible for all liabilities incurred through the use of our services. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to hold harmless and indemnify us and our employees, officers, agents, or other partners from and against any third party claim arising from or in any way related to your use of the company services, including any liability or expense arising from all claims, losses, damages (actual and/or consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys’ fees, of every kind and nature including but not limited to any liability arising from or resulting by your data imputed to the company including infringement of intellectual property laws or civil or criminal claims. We will use good faith efforts to provide you with written notice of such claim, suit or action. In addition, you expressly waive and relinquish any and all rights and benefits which you may have under any other state or federal statute or common law principle of similar effect, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Applicable Law

By visiting our website or otherwise accessing our services, you agree that the laws of the state of California, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Terms of Service and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and the company.

Modification of Services

We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the company services (or any part thereof) with or without notice. Prices of all company products and services are subject to change. We will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, price change, suspension or discontinuance of the company services.

We reserve the right to modify, alter, delete and update these Terms of Service at any time we see fit. Such alterations do not nullify our rights if infringements or breaches occurred under a previous version of these conditions. Continued use of the Services after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes.

Billing and Payment

Terms of payment are within our sole discretion, and unless otherwise agreed to by us, payment must be received by us prior to our acceptance of an order. Payment is due at the time of purchase and will be processed when authorized during the purchase process. Orders are not binding upon us, until accepted by us. We reserve the right to refuse and refund any order or part of any order placed on this website.

Accounts

Some services on the website, including the free resource library and courses, permit or require you to create an account to participate and/or to secure additional features and/or benefits. You agree to provide, maintain and update true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself as prompted by our registration processes. You shall not impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or entity, including using another person’s username, password or other account information, or another person’s name, likeness, voice, image or photograph. You also agree to promptly notify us at support@caribbeangreenliving.com of any unauthorized use of your username, password, other account information, or any other breach of security that you become aware of involving or relating to the Website.

We may suspend or terminate your account and your ability to use the website or portion thereof for failure to comply with these terms of use or any special terms related to a particular service, for infringing copyright, or for any other reason whatsoever.

Forums/Blog/Social Media/Comments

“Forum” means an area, site or feature offered as part of this website that offers the opportunity for users to post content for viewing by one or more website users, including the comment section of any blog post. Additionally, “Forum” includes any other website page or content area created by Gemma’s Living® and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com® on one or more social media pages, including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Instagram, and Pinterest.

You acknowledge that Forums and features offered therein are for public and not private communications, and you have no expectation of privacy with regard to any content posted to a public Forum. We cannot and do not guarantee the security of any information you disclose through any of these media; you make such disclosures at your own risk. Additionally you grant Gemma’s Living® and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com the right to reprint, publish or otherwise use in a public manner any information posted in forums or comment sections of this website or associated social media.

You agree to use the Forums only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to a particular Forum. Refer to the comment policy for specific policies. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Forum (including the comment section of any blog post), you will not:

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
  • Upload any files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
  • Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.
  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Forum specifically allows such messages.
  • Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
  • Download any file posted by another user of a Forum that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
  • Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying a Forum.
  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines (including the comment policy and terms of service) which may be applicable for any particular Forum.
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
  • You are and will remain solely and completely responsible for the content you post on or through the website under your username or otherwise by you in any way and in any Forum and for the consequences of submitting and posting same. We have no duty or obligation to monitor any Forum, although we reserve the right to review material posted to a Forum and to remove any materials in our sole discretion.

Links on this website direct visitors to various food, beverage and dietary supplement products on third party websites. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Gemma’s Living® and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com and the administrators of this website and any Forum on this website reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any content item for any reason, including, but not limited to, comments that are in violation of the laws and regulations formed and issued pursuant to the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act or any food or medical rules and regulations in any other countries.

We reserve the right to terminate your access to this website including any or all Forums at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever. We owe you no obligation, and therefore may refuse to post, deliver, remove, modify or otherwise use or take any action with respect to content you post on this website.

Additionally, you should be skeptical about information provided by others, and you acknowledge that the use of any content posted on any Forum is at your own risk. For example, we are not responsible for, and we do not endorse, the opinions, advice or recommendations posted or sent by users in any Forum and we specifically disclaim any and all liability in connection therewith.

Disclaimers

EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED, THE WEBSITE AND THE PRODUCTS OFFERED ON THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, UNLESS SPECIFICALLY SET FORTH OTHERWISE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, Gemma’s Living® and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com and all associated companies DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

CaribbeanGreenLiving.com AND ASSOCIATED COMPANIES DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT THE DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE WEBSITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

CaribbeanGreenLiving.com DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTEES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS ON WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Gemma’s Living®, CaribbeanGreenLiving.com AND ASSOCIATED COMPANIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE OR MATERIALS ON THE SITE, EVEN IF CARIBBEAN GREEN LIVING OR ASSOCIATED COMPANIES HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Copyright

The entire contents of the website and the technology underlying, including but not limited to text, graphics, images, audio files, videos, digital downloads, data compilation, or code is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of CaribbeanGreenLiving.com and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property or proprietary rights. The collective work includes all works that are licensed to CaribbeanGreenLiving.com Copyright © 2016, Gemma’s Living® and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com. All rights reserved.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Gemma’s Living®, CaribbeanGreenLiving.com, associated companies and the officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers from and against all losses, liabilities, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions, or any activity related to use of the site (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the website using your Internet account.

Gemma’s Living® Trademark Guidelines

Gemma’s Living® and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com® counts among its most valuable assets its trademarks, registrations and logos and the goodwill represented by these and these marks may not be used in any way without written permission. Protection of the Gemma’s Living and Caribbean Green Living trademarks and logos is a priority for Gemma’s Living, Caribbean Green Living and associated companies.

These Trademark Guidelines contain detailed information about how to refer to Gemma’s Living® trademarks. These Trademark Guidelines are designed to ensure proper legal use of the trademarks and to prevent customer confusion that can result from improper or illegal usage.

Permissible Uses

Proper use of the Gemma’s Living® and Caribbean Green Living® names and trademarks is important. You may use the Gemma’s Living® and Caribbean Green Living® trademark to accurately describe or refer to Caribbean Green Living’s website, goods and services, provided you follow these Guidelines. For example, you may use the registered mark Gemma’s Living® and Caribbean Green Living® to discuss and review this website or other works created by Gemma’s Living, LLC or Caribbean Green Living

Prohibited Uses

Do not use the Gemma’s Living® and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com® logo or other registered marks trademarks in a way that would mislead consumers that you or your products or services are somehow related to, endorsed by, or affiliated with Gemma’s Living and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com or authors of CaribbeanGreenLiving.com.

Company, Product, Service: You may not place your company name, trademarks, service marks, or product names next to (or combine them with) the Gemma’s Living® or CaribbeanGreenLiving.com® registered marks trademarks.

Logos: You may not use the CaribbeanGreenLiving.com logos, artwork, trade dress, designs or any combination of these, or any trademark including these (together, the “Logos”), for any purpose without prior written consent from CaribbeanGreenLiving.com.

Domain Names, Meta tags, Hidden Text: You may not incorporate the Gemma’s Living® and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com® registered marks or trademarks in any domain name, meta tag, or other hidden text in a web page without prior written authorization from Gemma’s Living® and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com® and associated companies.

Internet Advertising Keywords: You may not use or incorporate the Gemma’s Living® and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com® registered marks or trademarks in any internet advertising keyword, Ad Word, hashtag, or other term used to trigger advertising or search engine results without prior written permission from Gemma’s Living, LLC or CaribbeanGreenLiving.com and associated companies.

Merchandise Items: You may not manufacture, sell, or give away merchandise items bearing any of the Gemma’s Living® and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com®  registered marks or trademarks without first obtaining a written license from Gemma’s Living or CaribbeanGreenLiving.com.

Required Notices

For federally registered trademarks owned by Gemma’s Living, LLC, and Caribbean Green Living the ® symbol must accompany these trademarks (e.g., Gemma’s Living® or Caribbean Green Living®) and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com should be properly identified as the owner of these federally registered marks in a footnote that reads, for example, “CaribbeanGreenLiving® is a registered trademark owned by Gemma’s Living and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com”.

Social Media Guidelines

You may not use Gemma’s Living® and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com registered trademarks as any part of your social media account name, user name, page name, or as a community name.

Reservation of Rights

Unless otherwise agreed to in writing, Gemma’s Living® and CaribbeanGreenLiving.com reserves the right to terminate permission to copy, reproduce, or display the Gemma’s Living® and Caribbean Green Living® registered trademarks and to demand that the Gemma’s Living® and Caribbean Green Living® trademarks cease to be used at any time, in its sole discretion.

For any questions regarding the proper usage of the Gemma’s Living®  and Caribbean Green Living® registered trademarks or logo, the proper notices, or to seek permission to use the trademarks, please contact support@caribbeangreenliving.com.

CAN-SPAM Act

In accordance with the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography And Marketing Act of 2003, 16 CFR Part 316 (CAN-SPAM), Caribbean Green Living and Gemma’s Living follow all applicable digital communication laws. As part of our services, a valid email address is required to leave a comment, purchase a product, join our member library, interact on social media, and receive our newsletter. You may unsubscribe from email correspondence at any time, however, by doing so, you will lose access to prior subscriptions, purchases, and account information. If your attempts to unsubscribe from our communication have been unsuccessful, please email support@caribbeangreenliving.com and your account will be permanently removed from our system.

DMCA Notice

CaribbeanGreenLiving.com and Gemma’s Living, LLC complies with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2) (“DMCA”). All content on CaribbeanGreenLiving.com is the original work of the author unless otherwise noted, cited or quoted. If you believe that anything on the Website constitutes infringement of your copyright, please notify us using the following procedure:

The DMCA specifies that all infringement claims must be in writing (either electronic mail or paper letter) and must include the following:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of the copyright holder or a person authorized to act on his or her behalf;
  2. A description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed (multiple claims of copyright works at a single online site are covered by a single notification);
  3. A description of the material that is claimed to be infringing and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
  4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and an email address;
  5. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are the owner or agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Submit this information electronically to: gemma@caribbeangreenliving.com

Or physically to:

Gemma’s Living, LLC

2 Kiel Avenue, Suite 261

Kinnelon, NJ 07405

CaribbeanGreenLiving.com will respond to any DMCA complaints in a timely manner and will remove any material that is found to be a copyright infringement.