Membership Terms and Conditions
The following Membership Terms and Conditions are entered into by and between You (“Member” or “You”) and Backcountry Foodie LLC (“Company”, “we”, or “us”).
The Company agrees to provide you with access to the Membership, “Backcountry Foodie Ultralight Recipes and Meal Planning Membership” (“Membership”). As a condition of participating in the Membership, you agree to be bound by and to abide by all policies and procedures set out in this Agreement, including those incorporated by reference.
Nature of The Relationship
Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed to create a partnership, joint venture, employment, or agency relationship. The Company is agreeing only to provide Member with access to the Membership, which provides education and information. The information contained in the Membership, including any interactions with Backcountry Foodie staff, is not intended as, and shall not be understood or construed as, advice provided by a medical professional.
In consideration of Your access to the Membership, you agree to pay the following fees.
BASIC MEMBERSHIP: You shall make an annual payment of $48, with the first payment due immediately. If a coupon code is used during checkout, your annual payment will be discounted by the coupon amount. This fee grants you access to the Membership for 12 months starting from the day the Membership is purchased. After 12 months you shall be automatically charged every year thereafter until you cancel your subscription to the Membership according to the Membership’s Cancellation Policy set forth below.
PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP: You shall make an annual payment of $60, with the payment due immediately. If a coupon code is used during checkout, your annual payment will be discounted by the coupon amount. This fee grants you access to the Membership for 12 months starting from the day the Membership is purchased. After 12 months, you shall be automatically charged every year thereafter until you cancel your subscription to the Membership according to the Membership’s Cancellation Policy set forth below.
Payment Plan Authorization
You hereby authorize the Company to charge your credit card or debit card automatically according to the terms set forth in the Fees section above.
The Company provides a 30-day money-back guarantee for the Membership. That money-back guarantee is governed by the following terms.
We want You to be satisfied with your purchase, so we offer a no-questions-asked money-back guarantee. To claim a refund, You must request your money back within 30 days of the purchase date. You may request your money back by emailing email@example.com.
Upon determining that you are entitled to a refund pursuant to this policy, the Company will promptly issue an instruction to its payment processor to issue the refund.
The Membership is offered on an ongoing basis with a yearly subscription. You may cancel the subscription at any time by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upon cancellation, Your subscription shall continue until the end of the existing subscription period and shall terminate at the completion of that period. You shall not be charged after a cancellation.
As part of the Membership, the Company shall provide the following to Member.
Access To BASIC Membership Area – The Company shall maintain a Membership Area that may include recipe dashboard/grid, recipe cards and downloadable PDF files, user ratings/reviews, member directory profile, customer service support, and other information. You shall have access to this Membership Area as long as you are a member.
Access To PREMIUM Membership Area – The Company shall maintain a Membership Area that may include recipe dashboard/grid, recipe cards, and downloadable PDF files, sample meal plans, meal planner tool, commercial food list, shopping list generator, user ratings/reviews, member directory profile, customer service support files, and other information. You shall have access to this Membership Area as long as you are a member.
Access To PREMIUM Membership Forum – The Company shall maintain a Forum that You will have access to as a member of the PREMIUM Membership. The Forum provides an opportunity for You to connect with other Membership participants and to seek guidance and support. Members of the Company will seek to interact with Membership participants in the Forum, but the Company does not make any guarantees about participation by any of its employees, founders, or members in the Forum. You are required to abide by any and all rules posted in that Forum. If you fail to abide by those rules, you will forfeit your right to participate in that Forum. In the event you lose your right to participate in the Forum as a result of rules violation, you shall not receive a refund. For details regarding forum posting guidelines and forum moderation, see Community Forum Guidelines for details.
Livestream Events – As a member of the PREMIUM Membership, you will have access to any livestream events produced by the Company free of charge. You will not be granted access to previously recorded events. From time to time, an individual event may be canceled based upon the availability of the Backcountry Foodie staff or technical difficulties preventing the event from airing. The Company shall provide you with details about how to attend these events.
Bonuses – From time to time, the Company will offer bonuses to individuals who sign up for the Membership. You shall be entitled to any bonuses offered to you at the time of registration.
Ownership of All Intellectual Property
All content included as part of the Membership, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used in the Membership, is the property of the Company or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights.
The Company name, the Company logo, the Company slogan, and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans are trademarks of the Company or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of the Company. All other names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans in the Membership are the trademarks of their respective owners.
Your participation in the Membership does not result in a transfer of any intellectual property to You, and, as a condition of participation in the Membership, You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other intellectual property protection.
You are granted a single-use, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use the Membership content and resources. You hereby agree that You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found in the Membership.
The Company content is not for resale. Your participation in the Membership does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular, you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your individual use and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of the Company and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of the Company or our licensors except as expressly authorized herein.
You hereby agree that any infringement of the Company’s intellectual property shall result in an immediate termination of the license granted hereunder. To be clear, if you violate the Company’s intellectual property rights, your access to the Membership will be terminated immediately, and you shall not be entitled to a refund of any portion of the fees.
The Company respects the privacy of its members and will not disclose any information You provide except as set forth in this Agreement. As a condition of participating in the Membership, you hereby agree to respect the privacy of other Membership participants and to respect the Company’s confidential information.
Specifically, you shall not share any information provided by other Membership participants outside of the bounds of the Membership unless you receive express written permission from such other participants to share the information. Similarly, the content of the Membership contains the Company’s proprietary methods, processes, forms, templates, and other information. You hereby agree not to share the information provided to You in the Membership with anyone other than the Company, its owners and employees, and other Membership participants.
By participating in the Membership, you accept personal responsibility for the results of your actions. You agree that the Company has not made any guarantees about the results of taking any action, whether recommended in the Membership or not. The Company provides educational and informational resources that are intended to help participants in the Membership succeed. You nevertheless recognize that your ultimate success or failure will be the result of your own efforts, your particular situation, and innumerable other circumstances beyond the control and/or knowledge of the Company.
You also recognize that prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Thus, the results obtained by others – whether members of the Company or otherwise – applying the principles included in the Membership are no guarantee that you or any other person or entity will be able to obtain similar results.
You agree to take full responsibility for any harm or damage you suffer as a result of the use, or non-use, of the information available in the Membership. You agree to use judgment and conduct due diligence before taking any actions or implementing any plans or policy suggested or recommended in the Membership.
Materials Provided by You During the Membership
The Company does not claim ownership of the information or materials You may provide during the Membership (including feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input, or submit to any Website or our associated services (collectively “Submissions”).
However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or submitting your Submission you are granting the Company, our affiliated companies, and necessary sub-licensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate, and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission.
In other words, the Company has the right to include your Submissions in the Membership and other marketing material going forward.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. The Company is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in the Company’s sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing, or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input, or submit the Submissions.
The Company makes no warranties regarding the performance or operation of the Membership, including any technical aspects of the Membership. The Company further makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the information, contents, materials, documents, programs, products, books, or services included in or through the Membership. To the fullest extent permissible under the law, the Company disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
Limitation of Liability
You agree to absolve and do hereby absolve the Company of any and all liability or loss that you or any person or entity associated with you may suffer or incur as a result of the use of the Membership and/or any information and resources contained in the Membership. You agree that the Company shall not be liable to you for any type of damages, including direct, indirect, special, incidental, equitable, or consequential loss or damages for use of the Membership.
The information, software, products, and services included or available through the Membership may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information in the Membership. The Company and/or its suppliers may make improvements and/or changes in the Membership at any time.
The Company and/or its suppliers make no representations about the suitability, reliability, availability, timeliness, and accuracy of the information, software, products, services, and related graphics contained in the Membership for any purpose. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, all such information, software, products, services, and related graphics are provided “as is” without warranty or condition of any kind. The Company and/or its suppliers hereby disclaim all warranties and conditions with regard to this information, software, products, services, and related graphics, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall the Company and/or its suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data, or profits arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Membership, with the delay or inability to use the Membership or related service, the provision of or failure to provide services, or for any information, software, products, services, and related graphics obtained through the Membership, or otherwise arising out of the use of the Membership, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or otherwise, even if the Company or any of its suppliers has been advised of the possibility of damages. Because some States or other jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, the above limitations may not apply to You. If you are dissatisfied with the Membership or any portion of it, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Membership.
You hereby expressly waive any and all claims you may have, now or in the future, arising out of or relating to the Membership.
You hereby expressly waive any and all claims you may have, now or in the future, arising out of or relating to the Membership. To the extent that you attempt to assert any such claim, you hereby expressly agree to present such claim only in the state or federal courts that are geographically nearest to Mill Creek, Washington.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Company, its officers, directors, employees, agents, and third parties for any losses, costs, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Membership and related services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. The Company reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with the Company in asserting any available defenses.
Termination and Access Restriction
The Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Membership and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, if You become disruptive to the Company or other Membership participants, if You fail to follow the Membership guidelines, or if You otherwise violate this Agreement. You shall not be entitled to a refund of any portion of the fees and shall not be excused from any remaining payments under a payment plan in the event of such termination.
If any term or provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability shall not affect any other term or provision of this Agreement or invalidate or render unenforceable such term or provision in any other jurisdiction.
No waiver by any Party of any of the provisions of this Agreement shall be effective unless explicitly set forth in writing and signed by the Party so waiving. Except as otherwise set forth in this Agreement, no failure to exercise, or delay in exercising, any right, remedy, power, or privilege arising from this Agreement shall operate or be construed as a waiver thereof, nor shall any single or partial exercise of any right, remedy, power, or privilege hereunder preclude any other or further exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right, remedy, power, or privilege.
The Company shall not be liable or responsible to You, nor be deemed to have defaulted or breached this Agreement, for any failure or delay in fulfilling or performing any term of this Agreement when and to the extent such failure or delay is caused by or results from acts or circumstances beyond the reasonable control of the Company including, without limitation, acts of God, flood, fire, earthquake, explosion, governmental actions, war, invasion, or hostilities (whether war is declared or not), terrorist threats or acts, riot, or other civil unrest, national emergency, revolution, insurrection, epidemic, lock-outs, strikes or other labor disputes (whether or not relating to either party’s workforce), or restraints or delays affecting carriers or inability or delay in obtaining supplies of adequate or suitable materials, materials or telecommunication breakdown or power outage.
This Agreement shall commence and be enforceable with respect to each Membership participant upon the date that the participant initially registers for the Membership.