Terms and Conditions

Effective Date: January 1st, 2024

Introduction and Acceptance of Terms

Welcome to Conscious Cooking, an initiative dedicated to enlightening the public about the significant impacts of animal agriculture on our environment, climate, and health. This website, accessible at www.ConsciousCooking.org, is an informational resource designed to empower individuals with knowledge to make informed dietary choices.

By accessing or using our website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. These terms constitute a legally binding agreement between you, the user, and Conscious Cooking, governing your access to and use of the website.

Eligibility for Use

The services provided by Conscious Cooking are intended for individuals who have attained the age of majority in their respective jurisdiction. If you are under the age of 18, you may use our website only under the supervision of a parent or legal guardian who agrees to be bound by these Terms. By using this site, you represent and warrant that you possess the legal authority to enter into this agreement and to use the website in accordance with all terms and conditions herein.

Modifications to Terms

Conscious Cooking reserves the exclusive right, at its sole discretion, to modify, amend, or replace these Terms of Service at any time. Any such changes will become effective immediately upon posting to the website. It is your responsibility to review these Terms periodically for updates. Your continued use of the website after the posting of any amendments constitutes your acceptance of the new terms. If you do not agree to the updated terms, your sole remedy is to cease using the website.

Nature of the Website

Conscious Cooking serves as an educational and informational platform, offering insights into the vast and often underappreciated effects of animal agriculture on our world. This website is strictly informational and does not engage in commercial or nonprofit activities. The content provided is intended to foster understanding and awareness and should not be misconstrued as professional advice or advocacy for specific actions or causes.

User Responsibilities and Conduct

In accessing and utilizing Conscious Cooking, you agree to adhere to all applicable laws and regulations and to refrain from infringing upon the rights of others or impeding their enjoyment of the website. You shall not engage in any conduct that is harmful, fraudulent, deceptive, threatening, harassing, defamatory, obscene, or otherwise objectionable. Conscious Cooking reserves the right to terminate your access for conduct we deem inappropriate or harmful to other users, our website, or any third parties.

Intellectual Property Rights

All content displayed on Conscious Cooking, including, without limitation, text, graphics, images, logos, and software, is the exclusive property of Conscious Cooking or its licensors and is protected under both United States and international intellectual property laws. The content is made available for your personal, non-commercial use only. Any reproduction, distribution, modification, public display, or performance, and any use of our content for commercial purposes, without prior written consent from Conscious Cooking, is expressly prohibited.

Prohibited Uses of the Website

You are prohibited from using the website: to engage in any form of illegal activity; to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; to violate any international, federal, provincial, or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; to submit false or misleading information; to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Service or of any related website, other websites, or the Internet; to collect or track the personal information of others; to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; for any obscene or immoral purpose; or to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service or any related website, other websites, or the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Service or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses.

Content Accuracy and Timeliness

While we strive to ensure that all information on Conscious Cooking is accurate and up-to-date, we cannot guarantee the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability, or availability of the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. We reserve the right to modify the contents of the site at any time, but we have no obligation to update any information on our site. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to our site.

Intellectual Property Contributions

When you upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit any material to Conscious Cooking, you are granting us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, and irrevocable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, and display such content, in whole or in part, and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed. You warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to make such a contribution and that the contribution does not infringe on any intellectual property or other rights of third parties.

Third-Party Links

Our website may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by Conscious Cooking. Conscious Cooking has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party websites or services. You further acknowledge and agree that Conscious Cooking shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, goods, or services available on or through any such websites or services. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party websites or services that you visit.


You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Conscious Cooking and our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, interns, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms of Service or the documents they incorporate by reference or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.


In the event that any provision of these Terms of Service is determined to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms of Service. Such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.


These Terms of Service are effective unless and until terminated by either you or us. You may terminate these Terms of Service at any time by notifying us that you no longer wish to use our Services, or when you cease using our site. If in our sole judgment you fail, or we suspect that you have failed, to comply with any term or provision of these Terms of Service, we also may terminate this agreement at any time without notice and you will remain liable for all amounts due up to and including the date of termination; and/or accordingly may deny you access to our Services (or any part thereof).

Governing Law

These Terms of Service and any separate agreements whereby we provide you Services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New York State, USA, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service will not be considered a waiver of those rights. Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms of Service shall not be construed against the drafting party.

Changes to Terms of Service

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check our website periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to our website or the Service following the posting of any changes to these Terms of Service constitutes acceptance of those changes.

Contact Information

For any inquiries or questions regarding our Terms of Service, we encourage you to reach out through our dedicated "Contact Us" form available on our website. Please visit our Contact Form for a direct and efficient communication channel.

Disclaimer of Warranty

You expressly agree that your use of, or inability to use, the service is at your sole risk. The service and all products and services delivered to you through the service are (except as expressly stated by us) provided 'as is' and 'as available' for your use, without any representation, warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a particular purpose, durability, title, and non-infringement.

Personal Information

Your submission of personal information through the store is governed by our Privacy Policy. Please review our Privacy Policy for more details.

Errors, Inaccuracies, and Omissions

Occasionally there may be information on our site or in the Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions that may relate to product descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, product shipping charges, transit times, and availability. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order).

Prohibited Transmissions

You agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute any content that (a) is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or threatening; (b) advocates or encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national, or foreign law or regulation; or (c) advertises or otherwise solicits funds or is a solicitation for goods or services.


No waiver under these Terms of Service shall be effective unless made in writing and signed by an authorized representative of Conscious Cooking. The failure of Conscious Cooking to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service will not operate as a waiver of such right or provision.


The headings used in this agreement are included for convenience only and will not limit or otherwise affect these Terms.

Entire Agreement

These Terms of Service, together with any policies or operating rules posted by us on this site or in respect to the Service, constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and Conscious Cooking and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications, and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service).

Feedback and Complaints

We welcome and encourage you to provide feedback, comments, and suggestions for improvements to the Service ("Feedback"). You may submit Feedback by emailing us or through the Contact Form on our website. Any Feedback you submit to us will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary to you. By submitting Feedback, you grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, sub-licensable, perpetual license to use and publish those ideas and materials for any purpose, without compensation to you.

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