Terms & Privacy

Updated Jan 21, 2019

Choose Selfcare, Garnet Yoga & Wellness, LLC and its contributors are not acting as medical professionals.


CHOOSE SELFCARE AND ITS CONTRIBUTORS ARE NOT ACTING IN THE CAPACITY OF A DOCTOR, LICENSED DIETICIAN-NUTRITIONIST, PSYCHOLOGIST OR OTHER LICENSED OR REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL. MElissa Vance and Choose Selfcare are NOT PROVIDING HEALTH CARE, MEDICAL OR NUTRITION THERAPY SERVICES AND WILL NOT DIAGNOSE, TREAT OR CURE IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER ANY DISEASE, CONDITION OR OTHER PHYSICAL OR MENTAL AILMENT OF THE HUMAN BODY. IT iS ALWAYS BEST, AND RECOMMENDED, TO CONSULT WITH YOUR DOCTOR WHEN MAKING ANY CHANGES TO YOUR DIET AND/OR LIFESTYLE. 

 

The resources made available by and through ChooseSelfcare.com are an informational resource for people seeking how to live a healthy lifestyle. The information contained herein and through other sources connected to via ChooseSelfcare.com or Garnet Yoga & Wellness, LLC is based on personal experiences, shared in the hope that it will spark inspiration and positive change in the reader. Melissa Vance and the contributors of Choose Selfcare are not medical doctors or nurses, and do not hold licenses as a nutritionist or dietician; Melissa Vance is a Certified Registered Yoga Teacher, Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, and with the American Association of Drugless Practitioners Certified Health Counselor.

The owners and creators of this website assume no responsibility or liability for any consequence resulting directly or indirectly from any action or inaction you take based on the information found within or material linked to herein. Choose Selfcare and Garnet Yoga & Wellness, LLC cannot guarantee the outcome of following the general recommendations and statements about potential outcomes, which are merely expressions of theory and extrapolation from anecdotal evidence, and not the result of peer-reviewed scientific study.  Choose Selfcare and Garnet Yoga & Wellness, LLC specifically disclaim any implied or express warranties about the information and recommendations provided herein.

The information in this website or otherwise provided by Garnet Yoga & Wellness, its officers and agents, should not be interpreted as medical advice; any recommendations cannot be applied to every individual, without first undergoing a thorough, in-person examination by qualified medical personnel to assess the risks of its application. Readers are urged to consult with a medical professional prior to instituting lifestyle changes. The information provided by Choose Selfcare cannot substitute for professional medical care, whether diagnosis or treatment for any injury, deficiency, or disease.

 

Trademarks and Copyright Ownership

Self-Care Is The New Health-Care® and Bringing Self-Care To Health-Care® are registered trademarks owned by Melissa Vance and Garnet Yoga & Wellness LLC

All data and content, in any form, contained by or offered through the website and all intellectual property rights relating to said content are the sole property of Garnet Yoga & Wellness, LLC. This includes all information, content, photographs, articles, text, video, images, functions, or other content. You acknowledge and agree that this content is protected by copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereinafter developed. All Content is copyrighted as a collective work under the U.S. copyright laws, and Garnet Yoga & Wellness, LLC owns a copyright in the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of such Content. User may not modify, remove, delete, augment, add to, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, create derivative works from, or in any way exploit any of the Content, in whole or in part. If no specific restrictions are displayed, Users may make copies of select portions of the Content, provided that the copies are made only for User’s personal use and that User maintains any notices contained in the Content, such as all copyright notices, trademark legends, or other proprietary rights notices. Except as provided in the preceding sentence or as permitted by the fair use privilege under the US copyright laws (see, e.g., 17 U.S.C. Section 107), User may not upload, post, reproduce, or distribute in any way Content protected by copyright, or other proprietary right, without obtaining permission of the owner of the copyright or other propriety right. In addition to the foregoing, use of any software Content shall be governed by the software license agreement accompanying such software.

We may add some third-party products/services on our website and in that case, the product copyrights belongs to the creator or successor in interest of the creator. We may also sell products/services as an affiliate so some of the products will be added to our website from other companies. We are not liable for any problem arising out of their contents, description, products etc. Under no circumstances shall Choose Selfcare, Garnet Yoga & Wellness, LLC and its affiliates, or any of their officers, directors, employees, or agents be liable for any loss, damage or harm caused by a user’s reliance on information obtained through the ChooseSelfcare.com Web site. It is your responsibility to evaluate the information, opinion, advice, or other content available through the ChooseSelfcare.com website.

This website itself or any section of this website may not be duplicated, sold, reproduced, copied, resold, visited, or otherwise used for commercial purposes excluding the possession of express written consent from the website or company owner(s). You may not utilize “hidden text”, here after defined as being of the same purpose as metatags, without the company’s express written consent. Any unauthorized use of hidden text terminates any license granted by the company and associated companies and voids these Terms and Conditions. You may be prosecuted for such actions. 

Possible Affiliate Relationships

While this website recommends certain online resources for wellness and independent business building, neither its creators nor its owners can or will promise any results from the purchase of, or even the faithful following of, such third-party products and programs. While generally speaking, the adherence to reputable health and business advice will yield more positive results than those realized by less enthusiastic participation, each person’s experience will vary and a lack of expected results will not create any liability on the part of Choose Selfcare or Garnet Yoga & Wellness, LLC or of any successor in interest.

Recommendations of third party entities may be accompanied by an affiliate relationship between those entities and Garnet Yoga & Wellness, LLC. At all times when such relationships exist, Garnet Yoga & Wellness, LLC will endeavor to provide proper notice to any audience member exposed to a recommendation, whether written or oral, to a third party with whom Garnet Yoga & Wellness LLC, enjoys an affiliate relationship. However, given that such communication may have occurred before or after your own witnessing of the recommendation, unless an affiliate relationship is specifically disclaimed by Choose Selfcare and Garnet Yoga & Wellness, LLC, please assume that all such recommendations carry some form of incentive towards Garnet Yoga & Wellness, LLC though nonetheless they may be carefully curated and recommended in good faith with the best interests of the audience and customer base of Garnet Yoga & Wellness, LLC in mind.

Choose Selfcare Privacy Policy

Welcome to Choose Selfcare! We want you to know that protecting your personal information is very important to us, and we respect your privacy. This Privacy Policy is meant to explain how we use and protect the personal information you share with us. This Policy applies to all users of www.ChooseSelfcare.com or our services, and to any information provided to us.

By using our website, you are accepting the practices we describe here.

If you have any questions, please contact us at hello@chooseselfcare.com or at

Garnet Yoga & Wellness LLC
4925 Mossbrook Circle
Alpharetta, GA 30004

 We care about you and your privacy so we have designed this privacy policy in order to inform our users the way we collect any kind of information from them and how we use that information. By using ChooseSelfcare.com (the “website”), you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

We may collect information such as your name, email address, or your postal address when contacting us regarding your initial queries, or ordering our products. We advise you to please carefully go through the document in order to understand our privacy policy, and also to refer to our Terms of Service above. Moreover, we may change this document or make some adjustments from time to time, please make sure to visit this page regularly to stay up to date.

Your personal details will never be directly sold or shared by Choose Selfcare and Garnet Yoga & Wellness, LLC with third party advertisers; if you voluntarily click on an affiliate link, a cookie with limited information regarding primarily the source of your traffic will attach to your web browser and will be able to be read by the receiving organization.

Information we collect 

When you visit our website, you provide us with two types of information: personal information that identifies you (such as your name and email address) and non-personal information (such as your IP address and browser type) that does not identify you personally, but gives us information about your computer and about your activities on our site. This information includes your IP address, your browser type, the date and time you access the site, and the website that referred you to our site. We also collect and store information from your computer using “cookies.” A cookie is a small file stored on your computer that is tied to information about you.

We protect your information

We know it is very important to protect the information you share with us. We take appropriate security measures to help safeguard this information from unauthorized access and disclosure. For example, only authorized employees are permitted to access your personal information, and they may do so only for limited reasons. We also use a third party to securely store, encrypt credit card numbers and other sensitive information before it is sent from your computer to ours.

You should feel confident using our website. However, no system can be completely secure. Although we take very significant steps to secure your information, there is always a chance that your information will not always remain secure, and you should always take great care in handling and disclosing your personal information. For example, avoid sending personal information through insecure email. Please refer to the Federal Trade Commission’s website at http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/menus/consumer/data.shtm for information about how to protect yourself against identity theft. 

How we use your information 

In general, we may use information that we collect about you in the following ways:

  • to process payment for subscribing to a self-care box
  • to manage your account and provide you with customer service;
  • to enforce our terms and conditions;
  • to protect against or identify fraudulent transactions;
  • to generally manage our business; and

When you provide personal information through our website, the information may be sent to servers located in the United States and other countries around the world.

Sharing your information

We won’t share your personal information with anyone except for the situations listed below or unless we specifically inform you and give you an opportunity to opt out of our sharing your personal information.

We may share your personal information with:

            - Authorized service providers. Our authorized service providers are companies that perform certain services on our behalf. These services may include processing credit card payments, providing customer service and marketing assistance, performing business and sales analyses, supporting our website functionality, and other features we offer. These service providers may have access to your personal information to the extent necessary to perform their functions, but we do not allow them to share or use any of your personal information for any other purpose.  

            - Other Situations. We also may disclose your information:

In response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us.

            - In connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of our business, a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy. 

We may share your non-personal information in any of the above circumstances. Also, we may share aggregated non-personal information with third parties, including advisors, advertisers and investors, for general business analysis purposes. For example, we may provide our advertisers with the number of visitors to our website and the most popular features or services accessed. This information does not contain any personal information. It may be used to develop and deliver targeted advertising on our website and on websites of third parties. 

Third-party websites

Third parties have their own privacy policies that govern their use of your information. There are a number of places on our website where you may click on a link to access other websites that don’t operate under this Privacy Policy. These third-party websites may independently solicit and collect information, including personal information, from you. Importantly, these third parties will have their own privacy policies describing how they use and disclose your personal information. Those policies will govern the use, handling and disclosure of your personal information once you or we have shared it with those third parties. If you want to learn more about other entities’ privacy practices, please review the websites of those third parties. Privacy policies are typically located at the bottom of the webpage you are visiting. 

If you have any questions about how a third party handles personal information, please contact that third party directly.

Your choices about your personal information

You can choose not to provide us with certain information. However, that may result in your not being able to use certain features of our website because such information may be required in order to use those features. For example, in order to subscribe to a self-care box, start receiving our newsletters, or any other relevant offerings your personal information will be required.

At any time, you can choose to no longer receive promotional emails from us, you can opt out of receiving such messages in the future by clicking on the link at the bottom of the email that says “unsubscribe.” 

Blogs, bulletin boards, and Reviews

We may provide areas on our website where you can post information about yourself, communicate with others, post reviews or upload content (e.g. pictures, videos, audio files, etc.). Such postings are governed by our Terms of Use, so be sure to review them before posting. In addition, keep in mind that postings may appear on other websites or when searches are conducted on search engines on the subject of your posting.

 

Also, whenever you disclose personal information publicly (such as on publicly viewable web pages), that information becomes public and can be collected and used by others. For example, if you post your email address, you may receive unsolicited email messages. We can’t control who reads your posting or what others may do with information you voluntarily post, so we encourage you to use your discretion with respect to posting personal information.

 

Children’s privacy 

Our website is a general audience site, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18.

 

Visiting our website from outside the United States

This Privacy Policy covers the collection of information on our website from U.S. residents. If you are visiting our website from outside the United States, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in the United States where our servers are located and our central database is operated.

 

U.S. data protection and other laws may not be as comprehensive as those in your country. Please be assured that we take steps to ensure that your privacy is protected.

 

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We will occasionally update this Privacy Policy to reflect changes in our practices and services. When we post changes to this Privacy Policy, we will revise the “last updated” date at the top of this Privacy Policy. If we make any material changes in the way we collect, use, and/or share your personal information, we will notify you by sending an e-mail to the e-mail address you most recently provided us in your account, and/or by prominently posting notice of the changes on our website. We recommend that you check our website from time to time to remain updated as to any changes in our privacy or other policies.

How to contact us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or our information-handling practices, or if you would like to request information about our disclosure of personal information to third parties, please contact us. hello@chooseSelfcare.com

Garnet Yoga & Wellness, LLC

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