On the Website, you may purchase products, such as books, products, and downloadable toolkits, meal plans, books, and workshops (“Products”).
Refunds are not available for purchases of Products.
LICENSE FOR USE OF PRODUCTS
All Products for purchase on the Website were developed solely for your personal use and may not be reproduced for publication or for the personal or commercial use of others without permission.
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW IS IT USED?
HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED
The Website may use the information collected in the following ways:
THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Website may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information. Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies. The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.
PayPal – The Website uses PayPal to host its ecommerce application. When orders are placed through the Website, PayPal will store information about the purchase, including your name, address, email address, IP address and location. This information is used for order fulfillment. You may automatically receive certain correspondence from us related to your order, but your purchase will not automatically add you to any marketing email lists. At no time is your banking information passed from PayPal to the Website. We receive only information used for order fulfillment.
Constant Contact – this service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications.
At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. This list may be amended from time to time in the Website’s sole discretion.
Except when required by law, Sharon Palmer will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, Sharon Palmer may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
From time to time, Sharon Palmer may use anonymous data, which does not identify you alone, or when combined with data from other parties. This type of anonymous data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses. Examples of this anonymous data may include analytics or information collected from cookies.
Users may, at any time, prevent the setting of cookies, by the Website, by using a corresponding setting of your internet browser and may thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.
Mediavine Programmatic Advertising
The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site.
The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit https://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit https://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and https://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at https://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
Mediavine partners with the following data processors:
Affiliate Program Participation
The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
Sharon Palmer is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and links to Amazon.com. As part of this Amazon Associates program, the Website will post customized links, provided by Amazon, to track the referrals to their website. This program utilizes cookies to track visits for the purposes of assigning commission on these sales.
Sponsored Content Tracking Pixels
This Website may engage in sponsored campaigns with various influencer networks, brands, and agencies. All sponsored content is duly disclosed in accordance with the FTC’s requirements. From time to time, these sponsored campaigns utilize tracking pixels (aka web beacons), which may contain cookies to collect data regarding usage and audience. This information is collected by the sponsoring company to track the results of the campaign. No personally identifiable information collected by the Website is used in conjunction with these tracking pixels.
On the Website, you may subscribe to our newsletter, which may be used for advertising purposes. All newsletters sent may contain tracking pixels. The pixel is embedded in emails and allows an analysis of the success of online marketing campaigns. Because of these tracking pixels, Sharon Palmer may see if and when you open an email and which links within the email you click. Also, this allows Sharon Palmer to adapt the content of future newsletters to the interests of the user. This behavior will not be passed on to third parties.
RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails. You may also notify us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be removed from our mailing list.
Access – You may access the personal information we have about you by submitting a request to email@example.com.
Amend – You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to amend or update your personal information.
Forget – In certain situations, you email@example.com may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please submit a request to.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately at and firstname.lastname@example.org we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
From time to time, the Website may engage in affiliate marketing. This means that if you use an affiliate link to make a purchase, the Website will receive a commission on that purchase. All efforts are made to ensure that affiliate links are disclosed in accordance with the FTC.
The content that appears on the Website is an expression of Sharon Palmer’s personal knowledge and experience as a registered dietitian nutritionist. Sharon Palmer does not allow the influence of organizations to alter her views on food and nutrition. However, as a small part of her work as a food and nutrition writer, she has accepted particular writing and communication projects in which she may write specific content in relationship to a food company or organization.
On these occasions, Sharon Palmer ensures that her assigned writing project is very clearly defined and that it does not affect the coverage of food and nutrition in other areas. For example, Sharon Palmer may accept a project to write a white paper on a particular food or nutrient that is limited in scope to that particular project. Or Sharon Palmer may provide consulting services to an organization to research and summarize the nutritional benefits of a particular food or nutrient.
On occasions, the Website will offer a giveaway and a sponsored post for products Sharon Palmer supports professionally. As a respected journalist, Sharon Palmer does not let these assignments interfere in unbiased coverage of food and nutrition. The Website discloses all relationships with food companies and organizations, as well as the specific posts which are sponsored. Sharon Palmer maintains the standards for RDs4Disclosure, regarding her professional standards pertaining to ethics.
Currently Sharon is offering her services as a nutrition and communications expert to Sprout Organic Foods, Tomato Products Wellness Council, and Oldways.
Sharon Palmer disclaims liability for incidental or consequential damages and assumes no responsibility or liability for any loss or damage suffered by any person as a result of use of the information provided on the Website. The Website assumes or undertakes no liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the use of any information found on the Website.
Sharon Palmar is a licensed registered dietitian. Nothing presented on the Website creates a professional-patient relationship between you and Sharon Palmer.
All information provided regarding nutrition on the Website is intended to be used for informational purposes only. As stated above, Sharon Palmer is a registered dietitian; however, content related to nutrition is not medical advice nor is it intended to replace medical advice. The Website is not intended to diagnose, prescribe, or treat any disease, condition, illness, or injury. Before beginning any diet program, modifying your diet, or making changes to the diet of a child in your care, including following the nutrition information available on the Website, you should seek advice from a licensed professional.
We are not responsible for any liability, loss, or damage, caused or alleged caused, directly or indirectly, as a result of the use, application, or interpretation of nutrition information available on the Website.
The Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated the statements contained in any information available on the Website. Individual results may vary.
The Website was developed strictly for informational purposes. You understand and agree that you are fully responsible for your use of the information provided on the Website. Sharon Palmer makes no representations, warranties or guarantees. You understand that results may vary from person to person. Sharon Palmer assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions that may appear in the Website.
USE OF THE WEBSITE
Unless otherwise stated, Sharon Palmer owns the intellectual property and rights to all content and material on the Website. Subject to the license below, all intellectual property rights are reserved.
The following uses are not permitted:
Republication of content from the Website, unless content is specifically and expressly made available for republication;
Sale, rental or sub-license of any content from the Website;
Reproduction or duplication of any content on the Website for commercial purposes;
Modification of any content on this website, unless content is specifically and expressly made available for modification;
Redistribution of content of the Website, unless content is specifically and expressly made available for redistribution. Users are permitted to share content on social media channels, as long as a link to the Website is included.
From time to time, the Website will utilize various plugins or widgets to allow sharing of content via social media channels, email or other methods. Use of these plugins or widgets does not constitute any waiver of Sharon Palmer’s intellectual property rights. Such use is a limited license to republish the content on the approved social media channels, with full credit to Sharon Palmer.
You must not use the Website in a way that causes, or may cause, damage to the Website or impair the availability of access to the Website. You must not decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise reduce the Website, except to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law. You must not use the Website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material that consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit and/or other harmful code or malicious software.
You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities, including, but not limited to scraping, data mining, data extraction or data harvesting on or in relation to the Website without Sharon Palmer’s express written permission.
You must not use the Website to transmit or send any unsolicited commercial communications.
You must not use the Website for any third-party marketing without Sharon Palmer’s express written permission.
Unless otherwise noted, the design, content and all components of the Website are copyrights owned by Sharon Palmer or third parties and are protected by United States and international copyright laws and should not be reused or republished without express written permission.
Sharon Palmer’s trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Sharon Palmer’s, in any manner likely to cause confusion among consumers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Sharon Palmer or the Website.
From time to time, the Website will legally utilize trademarks owned by third parties related to Sharon Palmer’s Services. These trademarks are the respective property of their owners.
GRANT OF RIGHTS
You grant Sharon Palmer a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute any content you contribute to the Website. This includes, but is not limited to, text, images, audio material, comments, video material and audio-visual material. This license extends to all known and future media. You also grant Sharon Palmer the right to sub-license these rights and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
CONTENT CONTRIBUTED TO THE WEBSITE
Any content you contribute to the site, including, but not limited to text, images, audio material, comments, video material and audio-visual material, must not be illegal or unlawful, may not infringe on any third-party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or Sharon Palmer or a third party.
Sharon Palmer reserves the right to edit or remove: (i) any material submitted to the Website; (ii) stored on Sharon Palmer’s servers; or, (iii) hosted or published on the Website. Sharon Palmer takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.
From time to time, the Website will publish posts with images from other third-party websites. Any such use is intended considered fair use under copyright laws and is fully attributed to the owner. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been used on the Website in a way that INSERT EMAIL ADDRESS copyright infringement and falls outside of fair use, please send a request to and we will remove the image within 24 to 48 hours.
If you send Sharon Palmer an email, register to use the Website or provide your email to Sharon Palmer in any other way, you consent to receive communications from Sharon Palmer electronically. You agree that all legal notices provided via electronic means from Sharon Palmer satisfy any requirement for written notice.
Prior to engaging in any events or commercial transactions with any third parties discovered through or linked on the Website, you must complete any necessary investigation or due diligence. If there is a dispute for any events or commercial transactions with a third party discovered through or linked on the Website, you expressly hold Sharon Palmer harmless from any and all liability in any dispute.
The Website are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any representations or warranties, expressed or implied. Sharon Palmer makes no representations or warranties in relation to the Website or the information and materials provided therein.
Sharon Palmer makes no warranty the Website will meet your requirements; will be available uninterrupted; timely and free of viruses or bugs; or represents the full functionality, accuracy, and reliability of the Website. Sharon Palmer is not responsible to you for the loss of any content or material uploaded or transmitted through the Website. The Website is written in English and makes no warranty regarding translation or interpretation of content in any language.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
SHARON PALMER WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR SPECIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, HOWEVER CAUSED, INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA OR USE, INCURRED BY YOU, WHETHER UNDER THEORY OF CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF THE OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.