Terms of Service

Fermentarium’s Legal and Privacy Statement

Terms Of Service

Text comments, AudioEdit submissions, and Photoshopped images posted on Fermentarium by registered users may not be reposted or broadcast without the express written permission or license from Fermentarium.com, and must attribute Fermentarium.com as the source.

Copyright Notice

The content on Fermentarium.com, except all Submissions (defined below) is owned by or licensed to Fermentarium.com, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the United States and international intellectual property laws and conventions. Content on Fermentarium.com is provided for personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any purpose without the prior written consent of the respective owners. You agree to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the content other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of Submissions of third parties obtained through the Fermentarium.com website for any commercial purposes. Fermentarium.com permits the submission of text, photographs, opinions, comments and/or other forms of communication submitted by you and other users (“Submissions”) and the hosting, sharing and publication of such Submissions. You agree that you are solely responsible for your own Submissions and affirm, represent, and/or warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize Fermentarium.com to use all patent trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the Submissions in the manner contemplated by Fermentarium.com. You retain all ownership rights in your Submissions. However, by submitting the Submissions to Fermentarium.com, you hereby grant Fermentarium.com a non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the Submissions in connection with Fermentarium.com and Fermentarium.com’s business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of Fermentarium.com (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels/outlets. Fermentarium.com does not permit or allow copyright infringing activities and/or infringement of intellectual property rights on Fermentarium.com’s website, and Fermentarium.com will remove any and all content and Submissions if properly notified that such content and/or Submission infringes on another’s intellectual property rights.

Fermentarium’s Privacy Policy

Fermentarium is committed to user privacy in our products and services. This policy outlines our personal information handling practices. If you give us personal information, we will treat it according to this policy.

Fermentarium encourages you to read this privacy policy and those of all web sites you visit. Below is a summary of Fermentarium’s online privacy policy.

Types and uses of personal information

Your personal information is used in the following ways:

User IDs and Passwords. Provides you with access to your profile areas and to protected content.
Account Information. These tell us more about who you are, how to contact you.
Customer Feedback and Support. Provides a mechanism for requesting information from Fermentarium. Also used to tell us how we can improve our products, services and site designs.
Email Correspondence. Used to raise and respond to issues and inquiries of all types. Also used to distribute information about Fermentarium, our products, and services.
Transactions. Shows which products and services you have requested.
We will only use your personal information in the ways specified when it was collected. We will not subsequently change the way in which we use your personal information unless you consent to the new usage.

Security measures

We protect the personal information you share with us.

Authorized third party agents may also need access to some of your personal information. For example, if we need to ship something to you, we must share your name and address with a shipping company. We only provide third party agents with the minimum amount of information needed to complete the requested service or transaction. We do not otherwise share your personal information with third parties unless you have granted us permission to do so.

Data Retention

Fermentarium will not retain your personal information longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected.

Linked web sites

We provide links to third party sites. Since we do not control these Web sites, we encourage you to review the privacy policies posted on these (and all) third party sites.

Children’s privacy

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we learn that we have personal information on a child under the age of 13, we will delete that information from our systems.

Fermentarium encourages parents to go online with their kids. Here are a few tips to help make a child’s online experience safer:

Teach kids never to give personal information, unless supervised by a parent or responsible adult. Includes name, address, phone, school, etc
Know the sites your kids are visiting and which sites are appropriate.
Look for Web site privacy policies. Know how your child’s information is treated.
Check out the FTC’s site for more tips on protecting children’s privacy online.

We may display advertisements from third parties. Third party ad-serving companies control which ads are shown. These ad-serving companies may use cookies to collect non-personally identifiable information from you. Advertisers use this information to target the ads and measure their impact.

Third Party Advertising

We use Google Adsense and other third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements on this site and other sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you.

Third Party Cookies

In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique “cookie” on your browser.

Policy updates

All updates to this policy will be posted here.

Note: This policy also covers the personal information you provide to Fermentarium Customer Support