Terms & Conditions


IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE

This website, www.dietitiansuccesscenter.com, (“Site”) is owned and operated by Dietitian Success Center Inc. (“DSC”), a company operating under the laws of Alberta , Canada. In these Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms”), “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Dietitian Success Center Inc. and the terms “you” or “your” refer to any individual user of our Site and products.

It is your responsibility to carefully read these Terms prior to using our Site or purchasing or accessing any of our services, products, content, webinars, courses, resources, or members platforms (collectively, “Services”). These Terms govern and define your use of the Site and Services and are legally binding on you.

We reserve the right to update and change these Terms at any time and it is your responsibility to review these Terms periodically. You can review the most current version of our Terms at any time by visiting this page. Your continued use of or access to the Site and/or Services affirms your acceptance of any changes to our Terms.

 

How you can/can’t use Dietitian Success Center Inc. (“DSC”) content

Can I share my DSC account/courses with other dietitians/students? 

No. Each account/membership/course belongs to the person who purchased the content. You cannot share login information or course access with others. 

Can I distribute DSC handouts and resources to my clients? 

Yes, of course!!! You can share both digital or hard copy handouts and resources with your clients/patients for nutrition education purposes only. It is your responsibility to include all relevant disclaimers and you hereby release DSC from all liability and damages relating to the use or misuse of the materials, however caused. You further agree to forfeit all forms of legal recourse which may be available to you, including but not limited to any form of damages, costs, losses or expenses as a result of the resources.

Can I modify DSC handouts and resources to provide to my clients? 

No. You cannot modify DSC client handouts unless the content is labelled as a “Template”. If you would like to request a modification, revision or addition to a handout, please contact us here

Can I print off multiple handouts and resources and give them to all of my dietitian friends and colleagues? 

No. DSC handouts and resources are intended for patient/client nutrition education use only. Sharing an account and sharing resources with other dietitians is against our Terms. 

Can I upload DSC handouts & resources to Canva and change the information? 

No. For liability purposes, you cannot change the informational content, copyright or images. If you would like to request a modification, revision or addition to a handout, please contact us here.  

Can I reference DSC content in my own handouts & resources? 

Yes. We just ask that you provide a direct link back to our website/web page when you reference. 

Can I distribute DSC handouts & resources to an audience if I am doing a group presentation or speaking at a conference? 

Generally, yes. But please contact us if you are looking to distribute DSC handouts to a group. If you are presenting to clients/patients for educational purposes, then generally this is allowed but it is your responsibility to include the proper disclaimers and DSC cannot be held liable for any improper use. If you are presenting to other dietitians or health professionals, it depends. If you are offering our material as part of a paid offering (ex. an online course for patient/client access), we allow this so long as <25% of the content in the course is DSC-created. Please contact us for approval in these specific circumstances. 

Can I use DSC handouts in my freebie, client materials or course materials? 

Yes. As long as it is being used for educational purposes for nutrition clients/patients. For liability purposes, you cannot change the informational content, copyright or images. If you are incorporating DSC material into a freebie, the DSC content can only be a small component of the freebie (<25%), not the freebie in its entirety (so for example, you could not just offer the DSC Low Glycemic Index Foods list as your freebie).

Can I re-sell DSC handouts and resources to other dietitians or health professionals? 

No. You cannot resell any DSC handouts & resources. The only circumstance that this is allowed is if you are incorporating DSC handouts & resources into a course or program you are creating for clients/patients with the intent of providing nutrition education. In this circumstance, DSC materials should account for <25% of the content. 

Can I post DSC handouts and resources on my website for download? 

No. You cannot post DSC handouts and resources on your website to download. The only circumstance that this would be allowed is if you are incorporating our material into a freebie that you are offering. If this is the case, the DSC material can only be a small component of the freebie (<25%), not the freebie in its entirety (so for example, you could not just offer the DSC Low Glycemic Index Foods list as your freebie). If you are writing a blog post, and want to reference DSC material then you can do so following proper referencing guidelines and providing a direct link to the dietitiansuccesscenter.com website. 

Can I share DSC course material with people in my practice/office?

No. Course material is to be utilized solely by the individual membership owner. You cannot share your membership with others. If you are interested in providing multiple practitioners with access to DSC content under a licensing agreement, please fill in the Contact Form on our website. 

For business templates (ex. Freebie template), can I use that as-is? 

Yes. Since it is a template, you can use it as-is and modify it as you like.

Can I play DSC course video content for groups of clients, patients or colleagues? 

No. DSC course content is intended for the use of health professionals only, it is not intended for clients/patients. If you are interested in sharing the course videos with your colleagues, please contact us about a licensing agreement for your organization.  

*If any of the above Terms are breached, DSC has the right to revoke your membership without notice and you will not be entitled to any refund 

 

User Agreement

Dietitian Success Center Inc. (DSC) (the “Provider”) agrees to provide you with access to the DSC. membership purchased on the Site(the “Program”) upon the following Terms By registering for the Program, you (the “Participant” or “You”) agree to be bound by and to abide by the following Terms.

Effective Date - This agreement shall start upon registration by the Participant in the Program and shall be enforceable between the parties starting on that registration date. 

Program – The Provider agrees to provide access to all of the Program features as described in the specific Program sales page on the Effective Date. These Program features may include online lessons, worksheets, ongoing live Q&A sessions, and private discussion groups. 

Intellectual Property - The Site and Site content, including any derivative works, including but not limited to, all text, illustration, files, images, graphics, videos, photographs, information, content, materials, products, services, URL’s documentation, and interactive features (collectively, “Website Content”) and all Program materials, content, videos, social media content and any other intellectual property rights are owned by DSC. Additionally, all trademarks, services marks, trade names, and trade dress that may appear on the Site are owned by Us. Except for the limited use rights granted to you in these Terms, you shall not acquire any right, title, or interest in the Site or any Website Content. Any rights not expressly granted in these Terms are expressly reserved. 

Limited License - By purchasing the Program, the Participant is granted a single-use, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access, view and use the Program. The Participant is granted the right to download, store and print single copies of items comprising the Program. All ownership rights in the intellectual property related to the Program remain with the Provider and the Participant may not use or reproduce any of the content in any manner, without the express written consent of the Provider or as otherwise outlined in the Terms. Any violation of the copyright or trademark rights of the Provider shall result in immediate termination of access to the Program without refund. 

Copyright - The material in the Program is covered by the provisions of the Copyright Act (Canada) and by other applicable laws, policies, regulations and international agreements that address intellectual property rights. Except as granted in the limited license, any use of the Program, including modification, transmission, presentation, distribution, republication, or other exploitation of the Program or of its content, whether in whole or in part, is prohibited without the prior written consent of the Provider or as expressly outlined in the Terms above. 

Program Registration – The Participant agrees to provide true, accurate, current and complete information as prompted by any registration form and to maintain and promptly update the information to ensure it remains true, accurate, current and complete. The Participant is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and for all activities that occur under your account. In consideration of use of the Site, you agree to maintain and update true, accurate, current and complete Registration Data. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or if the Provider has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, the Provider may suspend or terminate Program access without refund. The Provider reserves the right in its sole discretion, to terminate access of the Participant to the Program and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, if the Participant becomes disruptive to the Program or other Program participants or fails to follow the Program guidelines. In the event of a termination of the Program, the Participant 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. 

Automatic Charges for Subscription – if the user is paying in monthly or yearly subscriptions, their credit card will be automatically charged each month/year unless they cancel (cancellation can be done via the user's account settings or by contacting us directly to [email protected] or filling in the contact form on the website). In the event that a credit card is declined, DSC has the right to terminate access to the Program content (indefinitely) until a new payment option is provided.  

Refunds - No refunds will be provided. 

Membership Cancellation - At any point, the Participant can cancel their monthly or annual membership from within the “Settings” page of their DSC account. The Participant acknowledges that the subscription will continue to be automatically charged each month/year unless they cancel. 

Credit Card Authorization – By purchasing a Program with a payment plan, the Participant hereby authorizes the Provider to charge their credit card or other payment cards automatically for any ongoing payments owing as determined by the provisions of this Agreement.

Purchases - By making a purchase through our Site you agree to pay for the goods listed and understand that no refund, replacement, return, or compensation can be claimed for the goods once the order has been placed.  

Passwords - Any passwords and user IDs used for the Program are for the Participant’s individual use only. The Participant is responsible for the security of their password and user ID (if any), and is responsible for all activities that occur under their user ID and password. The Participant agrees to notify the Provider immediately of any unauthorized use of their password or account or any other breach of security. The Provider cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from a Participant’s failure to comply with these provisions. 

No Chargebacks - You acknowledge and agree that these Terms and DSC’s termination and refund policies supersede the terms of use and refund policies of any third-party payment processor used by DSC. You will be responsible for any fees, including legal fees, incurred by DSC as a result of recouping payments owing under this agreement and these Terms.

Legal Disclaimer – Not Professional Advice – The Provider provides the information contained in the Program to the Participant for informational and educational purposes only. The information contained in the Program, including any interactions with instructors, and participation in any social media groups or chats, shall not be understood or construed as professional advice. The Participant shall be required to use their own judgment in applying the information provided in the Program to their own personal circumstances and may wish to get additional professional advice where appropriate and within their jurisdiction

Legal Disclaimer – Technology – The Provider shall not be liable for any losses or damages of any kind related to any websites, course hosting platforms or any other technology used in the delivery of the Program being unavailable or unusable for any reason whatsoever. The Participant hereby agrees that they have the necessary Internet connection and other technology in order to participate fully in the Program. 

Third-Party Contributors - We may provide content to you written or presented by third-party contributors on our Site. While we make our best effort to ensure all of our writers or contributors are qualified in their industry and reflect our values, we make no guarantees of quality or accuracy.  All written or visual content on the Site are opinion pieces and must not be interpreted as our opinion or as specific advice. We are not liable for any third-party contributors’ content or opinions. You must not rely on Site content or third-party contributors’ opinions and always seek the appropriate professional advice.

 

Lawful Purposes - You may use this Site for lawful purposes only, and you agree to be financially responsible for all purchases made by you or someone acting on your behalf through the Site. You agree to only use the site for legitimate purposes. You are not permitted to remove, alter, distort, or cover any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary intellectual property on the Site or Website Content, or infringe on the intellectual property rights of others. You are not permitted to disable or interfere with security-related features on the Site, or collect any personally identifiable information from the Site, or interfere with the proper working of the Site, or engage in any conduct that restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Site, or encourage conduct that violates any local, state, or federal law. 

Limitation of Liability - Subject to applicable law, in no event shall the Provider and its partners, employees, consultants, agents or licensors be liable for damages of any kind including, without limitation, any direct, special, indirect, punitive, incidental or consequential damages including, without limitation, any loss or damages in the nature of or relating to lost business, lost savings, lost data or lost profits arising from your use of, reliance upon, or inability to use the Program, regardless of the cause and whether arising in contract (including fundamental breach), tort (including negligence), or otherwise. The foregoing limitation shall apply even if the Provider knew of or ought to have known of the possibility of such damages. 

Disclaimer of Warranties - The Program is provided “as is” and “as available”, without warranty or condition of any kind, either express or implied. The Provider expressly disclaims all warranties and conditions, including any statutory or implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, quiet enjoyment or non-infringement in respect to the Program, to the fullest extent permissible under applicable law. While the Provider endeavours to provide content that is correct, accurate and timely, no representations or warranties are made regarding the Program including, without limitation, the Providers provide no representation or warranty that (i) the Program will be accurate, reliable, complete, current, timely or suitable for any particular purpose, (ii) that the operation of the course hosting platform will be uninterrupted or error-free, (iii) that defects or errors in the Program will be corrected, (iv) that the course hosting platform will be free from viruses, malware, worms or other harmful components, and (v) that communications to or from the course hosting platform will be secure and/or not intercepted. You acknowledge and agree that you are using the Program at your own risk and liability. 

Release and Indemnity - The Participant hereby agrees to release the Provider and their partners, employees, consultants, agents and licensors from, and in no event shall any or all of the Providers and their partners, employees, consultants, agents or licensors be liable to you or any other person or entity, for any and all liabilities and damages (including any direct, indirect, special, exemplary or consequential damages, including lost profits) whatsoever arising from your use of the Program (including any breach by you thereof), or otherwise relating to these Terms and the Program agreement and you agree that your sole remedy for any claim, loss, damage, costs or expenses is to cease using the Program. The Participant will indemnify and hold harmless the Provider and its partners, employees, consultants, agents or licensors from and against any claims, losses, judgments, damages, costs and expenses (including without limitation, reasonable legal fees) incurred by any of them due to or resulting from your use of the Program or otherwise relating to the Terms and Program agreement (including any breach by you thereof). The Participant will also indemnify and hold harmless the Provider and their partners, employees, consultants, agents or licensors from and against any claims brought by third parties arising out of your use of the Program or its content. 

Links to Other Websites - The DSC Site may contain links to third-party websites that are not owned or controlled by DSC. DSC assumes no responsibility for the content, policies, or practices or any third party websites. 

Modification of Terms - DSC reserves the right to change these Terms from time to time as it sees fit and your continued use of the Site will signify your acceptance of any adjustment to these Terms.

Notification of Changes - If there are any changes to these Terms, we will update the bottom of the page with the date last modified. It is your responsibility to review these Terms often, as they are subject to change.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction - The Program is operated by the Provider within the Province of Alberta, Canada. By accessing or using the Program, the Participant agrees that all matters relating to your access to, or use of the Program and its content shall be governed by the laws of the Province of Alberta, and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, without regard to conflict of laws principles. The Participant agrees and hereby submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Alberta, with respect to all matters relating to their access to and use of the Program. 

Dispute Resolution - If we are unable to resolve any dispute related to these Terms by informal negotiations, then any resolution of this dispute will be conducted by mediation prior to pursuing any other available remedy in relation to the dispute. The Parties may agree to virtual mediation, when available.

 

Severability - If any of the provisions of these Terms are found to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions will not, to the extent permitted by law, in any way be affected and will remain enforceable.

 

Customer Service Requests – If you have questions or comments or need to provide notice of any kind to the Provider regarding Programs including cancellations or refunds of your Program fees, please e-mail us at [email protected]

Entire Agreement - This is the entire agreement between the Participant and the Provider relating to your access and use of the Program and the content therein.

Assignment - These Terms are not assignable, delegable, or transferable by you. Any such assignment by you is invalid. 

Waiver - No waiver of any provision of these Terms by DSC shall be deemed, or shall constitute, a waiver of any other provision, nor shall the failure of DSC to enforce the provisions of these Terms be construed as a present or future waiver of any of the provisions of these Terms, nor in any way affect the validity of DSC’s  right to enforce each and every such provision at any and all times thereafter.

Effect of Headings - The subject headings of the paragraphs and subparagraphs of these Terms are included for convenience and shall not affect the construction or interpretation of any of its provisions. 

Notices - All notices, requests, demands and other communication under these Terms shall be directed via email to: 

Krista Kolodziejzyk

[email protected]

LAST UPDATED: October 2022

Privacy Policy

 

IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ THIS PRIVACY POLICY CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE!

 

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) governs how we at Dietitian Success Center Inc.  (“DSC”, “we”, “our” or “us”) collect, use, share and protect the personal information you provide to us when you access our website www.dietitiansuccesscenter.com and/or mobile app (collectively, “Site”), purchase, access and/or download any programs, products, courses, webinar, or other content (collectively, “Services”), or engage with us on social media. This Privacy Policy also sets out your rights with respect to your personal information that we collect. In this Privacy Policy “you” or “your” refers to any individual who accesses our Site or Services, or engages with us on social media.

 

This Policy is legally binding. We reserve the right to update and change this Policy and will make our best effort to update the date “Last Updated” at the end of this Policy each time we make changes. You can review our most recent changes by visiting this page. By continuing to use our Site, you waive specific notice of, and accept all changes to our Policy made from time to time. We encourage you to return to this page each time you access our Site or engage with us on social media, to ensure you have read our most recent Policy.

 

 

Type of Personal Information Collected

When using the Site, we learn certain information about you. DSC does not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain services available on the Site. This information may include: sending us an email message, submitting your name, email, phone number, and short message via a contact form, submitting your credit card or other payment information when making purchases on our Site. Any individual who believes that his/her/their personal information is incomplete or inaccurate may request a correction or update of his/her/their record. To correct an error or omission or to update personal information, please email us at [email protected]  

Use of Your Personal Information

DSC and the Site collects and uses the personal information you provide to operate its website and deliver the services you have requested. DSC may also use the information you have provided to us to inform you of other products or services available from DSC. 

Email

We take reasonable efforts to keep your e-mail address secure and confidential. We do not release our email lists to third parties, and we will not disclose your e-mail to third parties except as expressed and allowed in the section titled “Sharing Information with Third Parties” or as required by law. 

DSC complies with the CAN-SPAM Act in all e-mail communications. Our e-mail communications will expressly identify who the email is from and provide information on how to contact the sender. If you wish to remove yourself from our mailing list, you may opt-out of receiving e-mails from us by unsubscribing. You may unsubscribe from our emails by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the e-mail.  

Sharing Information with Third Parties

As a general rule, we do not share your information with third parties. DSC will not disclose information provided by you to any individual, advertiser, vendor, or any other entity without your written consent. However, DSC may share your information to third parties who assist us with various tasks such as payment processing, website hosting services, and email services, or as required by law.

Use of Cookies

Our Site uses cookies in order to enhance the Site’s functionality. Most web browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. “Cookies” are small files that the site places on your hard drive for identification purposes. These files are used for site registration and customization the next time you visit us. Please note that cookies cannot read data off of your hard drive. Your web browser may allow you to be notified when you are receiving a cookie, giving you the choice to accept it or not. If you prefer not to receive cookies while using our Site, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. By not accepting cookies, some pages may not fully function and you may not be able to assess certain information on this Site.

Third Party Use of Cookies

Some content on the Site is served by third-parties. These third-parties may use cookies or other tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use our Site. We do not control these third parties tracking behaviors. If you have any questions regarding how the information the third parties track may be used, you should contact the responsible third party directly. 

Automatic Data Collection

DSC. may log IP addresses for system administration purposes

DSC may collect domain information to analyze how our visitors use this site. This data allows us to track which people visit our site, how often they visit, and what part of the site they visit most often. DSC uses this information to improve its web-based content. This information is collected automatically and requires no action on your part. DSC does not respond to Do Not Track Signals. 

Security

DSC takes precautions internally to protect your information. While we try to keep your data as secure as possible, when you submit information via the Site, your information is sent through the internet—so transmission of sensitive, confidential information through the website should be avoided. 

Business Transfers

As we develop our business, DSC may sell, buy, restructure, or reorganize businesses or assets. In the event of any sale, merger, reorganization, restructuring, dissolution or similar event involving business or assets, Personal Data may be part of the transferred assets. 

Dispute Resolution

If you have any complaints regarding our compliance with this Privacy Policy, you should contact us through one of the methods listed at the end of this Privacy Policy. We will investigate and attempt to resolve complaints and disputes regarding use and disclosure of personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. 

Links to Other Sites

This site may contain links to other websites. DSC is not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of websites to which it links. 

Children Under Thirteen

The Site does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under thirteen years of age. Our Site is not intended for those under thirteen years of age. If you are under the age of thirteen, you may not provide information to DSC.

GDPR Rights

If you are located in the European Union, you have rights under the General Data Protection Regulation to be informed that:

  1. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal information. You can exercise that right by contacting us through one of the methods listed at the end of this Privacy Policy. 
  2. You have the right to access the data that is held about you. 
  3. You have the right to have your data corrected or amended.
  4. You have the right to ask for your personal data to be deleted.
  5. You have the right to restrict the processing of your data.
  6. You have the right to the portability of your data.
  7. You have the right to object to further processing of your data which is inconsistent with the primary purpose for which it was collected. 

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Policy was last revised on the date noted at the bottom of this page. We may update this Policy from time to time. DSC reserves the right to change, modify, or update this Policy at any time without notice. Any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information will be posted on this Site. 

Terms of Use

If you choose to visit our Site your visit and any dispute over privacy is subject to this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use and application of the law of the Province of Alberta.

Contact Us

We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about your privacy. You can contact us at: [email protected] 

Last Updated: October 2022

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