Terms of Use

Effective 9/1/2020

Welcome to becauseyoucook.com. The becauseyoucook.com website (the "Site") is comprised of various web pages operated by Because you Cook ("BYC"). Becauseyoucook.com is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the "Terms"). Your use of becauseyoucook.com constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully.

These Terms of Use May Change

BYC reserves the right to update or modify these Terms of Use at any time without prior notice. Your use of the becauseyoucook.com website following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the Terms of Use as changed. For this reason, we encourage you to review these Terms of Use each time you use this website.

Accessibility

We strive to make our Site content accessible and user-friendly. If you are having difficulty navigating the Site or viewing the content on this Site, please call our Customer Service Team at 518-318-2288 or email customerservice@becauseyoucook.com.  We will be happy to assist you.

Privacy

Your use of becauseyoucook.com is subject to BYC's Privacy Policy. Please review our Privacy Policy, which also governs the Site and informs users of our data collection practices.

Electronic Communications

Visiting becauseyoucook.com or sending emails to BYC constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications, and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.  

Your Account 

If you use this Site, you are responsible for maintaining your account password's confidentiality and restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that BYC is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. BYC and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.

Children Under Thirteen

BYC does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of thirteen. If you are under 18, you may use becauseyoucook.com only with permission of a parent or guardian.

Links to Third Party Sites/Third Party Services

becauseyoucook.com may contain links to other websites ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under the control of BYC, and BYC is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation, any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. BYC is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by BYC of the site or any association with its operators.  

Third-party sites and organizations deliver certain services made available via becaueyoucook.com. By using any product, service, or functionality originating from the becauseyoucook.com domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that BYC may share such information and data with any third party with whom BYC has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service, or functionality on behalf of becauseyoucook.com users and customers. 

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use/Intellectual Property

You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use becauseyoucook.com strictly in accordance with these terms of use. As a condition of your use of the Site, you warrant to BYC that you will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms. You may not use the Site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the Site.

All content included as part of the Site, including, for example, but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, images, videos, illustrations, as well as the compilation thereof, is the property of BYC or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends, or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.

You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. BYC content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content. In particular, you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of BYC and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of BYC or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.

International Users

The Site is controlled, operated, and administered from our offices within the USA. If you access the Site from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the BYC content accessed through becauseyoucook.com, in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions, or regulations.  

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless BYC, its officers, directors, employees, agents, and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. BYC reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with BYC in asserting any available defenses.  

Product Display & Colors

BYC makes every attempt to display product images on our Site as accurately as possible. However, we cannot guarantee that the color you see matches the color of the product you received. The display of the color on the site depends, in part, the monitor you are using.  It is understood that there may be minor variations in the products displayed on the site, these variations do not materially affect the product and shall not be a basis for the return of said product.

Errors on our Website

The availability of products and prices or services is subject to change without notice. Errors or omissions will be corrected wherever identified, and BYC reserves the right to revoke any stated offer and to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions, including after an order has been submitted and whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If you are not fully satisfied with your purchase, you may return it by following our Return Policy.

Right to Make Changes

BYC reserves the right to make changes to our Site as well as its Terms of Use and all other Legal Notices and Policies at any time. Each time you use the BYC Site, you should review the current Terms of Use, Legal Notices, and Policies that apply to your transactions and use of our Site. If you are dissatisfied with the BYC Site, its content, Terms of Use, Legal Notices, or Policies, do not use the BYC Site.