Told you, Tori.

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Last Updated: August 2018

Tori Swain (“I” or “me”) own and operate Told you, Tori. Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) carefully before using this blog, as these Terms apply to all visitors. By visiting this blog, you agree to be bound by these Terms.

I am the sole owner of all information on this website, including any and all copyrights, trademarks, design rights and other intellectual property rights related to the content and resources provided on this blog, unless otherwise outlined in Section “EXTERNAL LINKS.” Information on this blog may only be copied for personal use and no part may be reproduced, reused or reposted without my permission. Requests for permission should be addressed to the following email: [Tori AT]. I welcome linking back to this blog, as long as you clearly give credit to me as the author and include a hyperlink to this blog. Give credit when due, please and thank you!

This blog is meant to be a source of information and resource, but please be advised that in no way am I certified or qualified to give professional advice. I go to great lengths to be thorough and to provide accurate information, but I am not to be held liable for any inaccuracies. Your decision to rely on any health advice or recommendation provided on this blog is a choice you have freely made and I shall not be liable for any damages or harm. With that being said, please use your better judgement when approaching any nutrition, physical activity, or other wellness advice provided on this blog.

Blog comments will be publicly available to other blog visitors. You own the rights to content you post on this blog, but agree to give a license so that this content can be shared on the blog. I reserve the right to remove any content that I determine to be unlawful, inappropriate, offensive or otherwise objectionable or violates any party’s intellectual property or these Terms. If any user generated content is found to be copyright infringement, we will respond to and comply with any DMCA Take Down Notices.

I collect several different types of information for various purposes to provide and improve service to you, the user. This data may come in the form of, but not limited to, personally identifiable information such as e-mail address or first and last name, or through demographic information that is provided to me through the use of “cookies.” Cookies track your activity on my blog and collect and store small amounts of data which allow me to analyze and improve my services. If you choose not to accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of my blog.

The security of your data is very important to me, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure.  While I strive to treat and protect your data as if it is my own, I cannot guarantee its absolute security.

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This blog may reference third-party websites that are not owned or operated by me. Once you leave my blog, you are no longer governed by these Terms. I have no jurisdiction over these websites and therefore assume no responsibility for the content or practices of any third-party website.

Here’s a quick course (a few sentences) on affiliate links. Affiliate links are often embedded in my content and contain a tracking cookie that notes when a purchase is made through my link. I, in turn, receive a small commission off of each purchase through my affiliate link at no extra cost to you. I am a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for website owners to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to and any other website that may be affiliated with Amazon Service LLC Associates Program.  Even the smallest contributions and extra income through this account will allow me to dedicate more time to develop amazing content for my subscribers. We both benefit!

If any part of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, that portion will be construed with applicable law and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. These Terms are governed in accordance with the laws of South Carolina and the United States.

You acknowledge (a) that you have read and understand these Terms; and (b) that these Terms are equivalent to a signed agreement.

I reserve the right to terminate any users for abuse of these Terms. Unlawful, obscene, inappropriate or otherwise undesirable shares or comments on my blog or social media channels will simply not be tolerated and I reserve the right to remove any content that falls into any of these categories.

Just as the seasons change, so may these Terms and Conditions. Please take the time to periodically review this page for any updates or changes.

Overwhelmed or confused about any of the above information?  Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions at [Tori AT].