Disclaimer for Website, Blog, Programs, Services, and Products
Unfortunately, we live in a litigious society where people sue each other, blame each other, and transfer responsibility to others. As such, it is necessary to set forth the following disclaimer for use of this Gretchen Lakshmi website. All representation set forth herein apply to Gretchen Lakshmi, and all other employees, agents, representatives of Gretchen Lakshmi (hereinafter individually and collectively referred to “we”, “us”, and “our”.
By entering this website or purchasing or using our blog, e-mails, programs, services and/or products, you are agreeing to accept all parts of this disclaimer. Thus, if you do not agree to the disclaimer below, STOP now as I kindly request that you do not use our website, blog, e-mails, programs, services, or products.
FOR EDUCATIONAL + INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. The information contained in our website, blog, guest blogs, e-mails, programs, service and/or products are for educational and informational purposes only, and is made available to you as self-help tools for your own use. While we draw on our prior professional expertise and backgrounds in health, wellness, and other areas, you acknowledge that we are supporting you in our roles as your mentors + coaches. We provide information concerning, but not limited to, the maximizing of human health + optimizing wellness.
NOT MEDICAL ADVICE. The information contained within this website or provided through our blog, e-mails, programs, services and/or products is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment that can be provided by your physician, therapist, licensed dietician or nutritionist, or any other healthcare professional. We are not medical health practitioners or mental health providers and we are not holding ourselves out to be in any capacity. We are not providing health care, medical or nutrition therapy services, or attempting to diagnose, treat, or cure in any manner whatsoever any disease, condition, or any other physical or mental ailment of the human body. Rather, we serve as coaches, mentors, and guides who help you reach your own health and wellness goals through implementing incremental, positive, healthy, sustainable lifestyle changes that help you live and thrive using simple methods.
CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN OR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER. Our intent is NOT to replace any relationship that exists, or should exist, between you and a medical doctor or other healthcare professional. Always seek the advice of your physician or another healthcare professional regarding any questions or concerns you have about your specific health situation, possible or actual pregnancy, known or suspected food sensitivities or allergies, dietary restrictions, or any medications you are currently taking. We advise you to speak with your own physician before implementing any suggestions from our website, blogs, e-mails, programs, services and/or products. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking professional advice because of information you have read on this website or received from us. Do not stop taking any medications without speaking to your physician or healthcare professional. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, contact your health care provider promptly.
NOT EVALUATED BY THE FDA. The information contained on this website or provided through our blogs, e-mails, programs, services, and products has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, or to be considered medical or psychological advice.
PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY. We aim to accurately represent the information provided on our website, blogs, e-mails, programs, services, and products. You are acknowledging that you are participating voluntarily in using our website, blogs, any e-mails, programs, services and/or products, and you alone are solely and personally responsible for the results. You acknowledge that you take full responsibility for your health, life, and well-being, as well as the health, lives, and well-beings of your family and children (where applicable), and for all decisions made by you now and in the future.
NO GUARANTEES. Our roles are to support and assist you in reaching your goals, but your success depends primarily on your own effort, motivation, commitment, and follow-through.We can not and do not guarantee that you will attain a particular result, and you understand that results differ by each individual. As with any other health-related program or service, your results may vary, and will be based on many variables, including but not limited to your individual capacity, life experience, unique health and genetic profile, starting point, expertise, and level of commitment.
CLIENT STORIES. We present real-world experiences, examples, testimonials, photos, and insights about other people’s experiences for the purpose of illustration only. They are not intended to represent or guarantee that current or future clients will achieve the same or similar results. Rather, these client stories represent what is possible with our programs, services and/or products. Each of these unique stories, and any and all results reported in these stories by our clients, are the culmination of numerous variables, some of which we can not control.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK. There are sometimes unknown individual risks and circumstances that can arise during the use of our programs, services and/or products that can influence or reduce results. We are not responsible for your personal actions or choices before, during or after using any of our programs, services and/or products. You understand that any use of any program, product, recipe, suggestion or recommendation is at your own risk, with no liability on our part. You accept full responsibility for your use, or non-use, of any information provided by us through any means whatsoever. Your use, or non-use, of this information is at your own risk, and you absolve us of any liability or loss that you, or your family or children (if applicable) or any other person, may incur from their or your use, or non-use, of the information provided. If you have any concern, please consult a physician.
We do not assume liability for accidents, delays, injuries, loss or damage due to any act or default of any company, organization, or person engaged in rendering service or carrying out arrangements, tours, or educational sessions in any location, including but not limited to, any health food store, grocery store, yoga, martial arts, or fitness studio, cooking class, private home, restaurant, company, business, or outdoor setting. If you use the information provided through our website, blog, e-mails, programs, services and/or products, we assume no responsibility.
Although every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of published information on or through our website, blogs, e-mails, programs, services and/or products, the information may inadvertently contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. We are not responsible for the views, opinions, or accuracy of facts referenced in our website, blogs, e-mails, programs, services and/or products. While every effort has been made to present you with the most accurate, up to date information, we are not responsible for the accuracy of our content.
RELEASE OF CLAIMS. We are not responsible in any way for the information that you request or receive through our website, blogs, e-mails, programs, services and/or products. In no event will we be liable to any party for any loss or damages, including but not limited to direct, indirect, special, incidental, equitable or consequential damages, lost profits, personal or business interruptions, personal injuries, accidents, misapplication of information or any other loss, malady, disease or difficulty arising out of the use of or reliance on this website or blog, e-mails, programs, services and/or products, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages or difficulties.
NO WARRANTIES. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE, THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PROGRAMS, SERVICES, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THE WEBSITE. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES; EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EQUITABLE, PUNITIVE AND/OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
EXTERNAL LINKS. Reference or links in this website or blog, e-mails, programs, services and/or products to any other business or entity’s information, opinions, advice, programs, services, or products do not constitute our endorsement or recommendation. We are not responsible for the contents of any web pages, companies, or persons linked or referenced in this site.
By using this website, blog, e-mails, or any of our programs, services, or products, you implicitly signify your agreement to all parts of the above disclaimer.
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