Terms and Conditions

WESTERN FAMILY FOODS, INC. operates this website (the “Site”) to provide online access to information about Western Family, its products and services, as well as other information of general interest to consumers.

Please review the following basic rules that govern your use of westernfamily.com (the “Agreement”). Please note that your use of this Site constitutes your unconditional agreement to follow and be bound by these Terms of Use. Your use of this Site still binds you to these Terms of Use. Western Family reserves the right to update or modify these Terms of Use at any time without prior notice to you. For this reason, we encourage you to review these Terms of Use whenever you use this Site.

All materials, including images, text, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, programs, music clips or downloads, video clips and written and other materials that are part of this Site (collectively, the “Contents”) are intended solely for personal, non-commercial use. You may copy the Contents displayed on the Site for your personal use only. No right, title or interest in any materials is transferred to you as a result of any such copying. You may not reproduce (except as noted above), publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any of the Contents, the Site or any related software. All software used on this Site is the property of westernfamily.com or its suppliers and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The Contents and software on this Site may be used only as a shopping resource. Any other use, including the reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication, display, or performance, of the Contents on this Site is strictly prohibited.

Westernfamily.com does not collect personal information. Any personal data you transmit to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise will not be used by Western Family in accordance with the Site’s Privacy Policy, as posted. Any other communication or material you transmit to the Site, such as questions, comments, suggestions or the like, will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary.

Third Party Sites
References on this Site to any names, marks, products or services of third parties, or hypertext links to third party sites or information are provided solely as a convenience to you and do not in any way constitute or imply Western Family’s endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of the third party, its information, products or services. Westernfamily.com is not responsible for the practices or policies of such third parties, nor the content of any third party sites, and does not make any representations regarding third party products or services, or the content or accuracy of any material on such third party sites. If you decide to link to any such third party web sites, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Site Security
Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site, including, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for such user or logging onto a server or an account which the user is not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mailbombing” or “crashing;” (d) sending unsolicited email, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; or (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. Westernfamily.com will investigate occurrences that may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations. You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Site or any activity being conducted on this Site. You agree, further, not to use or attempt to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including without limitation browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search this Site other than the search engine and search agents available from westernfamily.com on this Site and other than generally available third party web browsers.

Copyrights and Trademarks
Unless otherwise noted, all Contents are copyrights, trademarks, trade dress and/or other intellectual property owned, controlled or licensed by Western Family Foods, Inc., one of its affiliates or by third parties who have licensed their materials to westernfamily.com and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all Contents on this Site is the exclusive property of westernfamily.com and is also protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

Westernfamily.com, its suppliers and business partners expressly reserve all intellectual property rights in all text, programs, products, processes, technology, content and other materials which appear on this Site. Access to this Site does not confer and shall not be considered as conferring upon anyone any license under any of Western Family Foods’ or any third party’s intellectual property rights.

The westernfamily.com names and logos and all related product and service names, design marks and slogans are the trademarks or service marks of Western Family Foods, Inc. All other marks are the property of their respective companies. No trademark or service mark license is granted in connection with the materials contained on this Site. Access to this Site does not authorize anyone to use any name, logo or mark in any manner.

Health Information. The Contents on the Site are for informational purposes only. None of the Contents is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified healthcare provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or change in health. Never disregard or delay in seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on the Site. The Site does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, methods, opinions or other information that may be mentioned on the Site. Reliance on any information provided by or otherwise appearing on the Site is solely at your own risk.

Nutritional Information. If Western Family provides nutritional information about recipes on the Site, that information is based on the ingredients and cooking techniques as listed in the recipe, and does not include optional ingredients or garnishes. Nutritional values represented are composite averages and may vary according to freshness, variety, or differences in preparation. Altering cooking methods or substituting any ingredients may change the posted nutrition information significantly. Western Family does not warrant the recipes contained on the Site or the results of preparing the recipes.

Food Safety Information. The Site may provide information about safe food handling and preparation methods. This information is not intended to be comprehensive and should not be substituted for information available from your local Department of Health or other government sources.

Promotional Offers. From time to time the Site may provide information about promotional offers that Western Family sponsors, alone or in connection with others. It is not always possible to include all the details concerning such programs on the Site. Detailed information about such programs will be available at your participating locations and Western Family encourages you to review this information before participating in any promotional programs. Promotional offers are subject to local law and are void where prohibited.

You understand and agree that you are personally responsible for your behavior on the Site. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Western Family, its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, joint ventures, business partners, licensors, employees, agents, and any third-party information providers to the Service from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs (including, but not limited to, direct, incidental, consequential, exemplary and indirect damages), and reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from or arising out of your use, misuse, or inability to use the Site, the Service, or the Contents, or any violation by you of the Agreement.

Law and Jurisdiction
The Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the State of Oregon, USA, without regard to its choice of law provisions. Any action, dispute or proceeding arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Site shall be venued in Multnomah County, Oregon.

Entire Agreement/No Waiver.
The Agreement constitutes the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof. No waiver by Western Family of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default.