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Accessing our site
We reserve the right to withdraw access or amend the service we provide on our site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.
You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:
- In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulations.
- Copy, reproduce, sell or distribute any of my content. See full copyright notice below.
Nothing I write can be taken as medical advice. Before undertaking a new lifestyle change, you must seek medical advice. My opinions are not intended as medical advice and should not be taken as medical advice.
Any lifestyle change may affect your health. Please ensure you are under appropriate medical care. Ensure your medication and blood results are reviewed regularly. Dietary changes may change your biological markers such as blood pressure, lipid profile, blood glucose control, inflammation, weight and need for medication. This website is not meant for individual advice as you need to be seen by your doctor or dietician for this on a regular basis.
The website is to inspire and help those who choose to eat this way and help you with practical ideas. It is not meant as a substitute for medical advice or medical treatment.
My nutritional panels are calculated using cronometer.com. Nutritional values may vary depending on which brand of food you buy. For accuracy, please calculate your own nutritional values. They are indicative ONLY.
I disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website.
Our site changes regularly
Copyright – Website Use
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You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes. You may not reproduce in any format (including on another website) any part of our site (including content, images, designs, look and feel) without our prior written consent.
© Ditch The Carbs. This website is for personal use only. Please respect my work and do not copy or use content without permission. Anything on Ditch The Carbs cannot be used for someone else’s financial gain, otherwise you may be guilty of copyright infringement under the Creative Commons Attribution.
© Ditch The Carbs own the copyright to all images taken by Ditch The Carbs and copyright to all recipes created by us. I may give permission for others to share my work, but I remain the owner of all copyright images and words. All rights reserved.
Can I use your recipes and photos on my blog, website or magazine?
RECIPES – No. I do not allow republication of my written content, post, recipe or instrutions without prior consent. If you copy and paste any of my written content it is a copyright infringement and will negatively affect how Google ranks both our pages. Please contact me directly if you would like to use a recipe or written content. I am having to get tough on this one as so many websites are copying my work and even selling it for profit. PHOTOS – Yes, great stuff, thanks for sharing BUT I only give permission if you CREDIT the source of my photos. You must include a link back to the recipe the photo came from AND a link to ditchthecarbs.com An example might look like this “Check out the most amazing low carb chocolate cake from Ditch The Carbs. They have a great selection of low carb, gluten free, grain free and no added sugar recipes for the whole family” (OK so you don’t have to be quite that glowing, although it would be nice, but you get the idea).
And by all means, share, share, share on Facebook or Pinterest using my links or sharing my recipe’s URL. I work darn hard on this website and would love it for more people to hear about DTC from the correct source 🙂 I report pages who cut and paste my recipes onto Facebook without linking back to me (you know who you are ).
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We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site. We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out below.
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We are a registered company in New Zealand. Our registered office address is Ditch The Carbs, P.O.Box 32-302, Devonport, Auckland 0744, New Zealand.