Mediavine Programmatic Advertising (Ver 1.1)
The Website works with Mediavine to manage third-party interest-based advertising appearing on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The "help" feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at All About Cookies.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site. In the event you opt-out, you will still see non-personalized advertisements on the Website.
The Website collects the following data using a cookie when serving personalized ads:
- IP Address
- Operating System type
- Operating System version
- Device Type
- Language of the website
- Web browser type
- Email (in hashed form)
Mediavine Partners (companies listed below with whom Mediavine shares data) may also use this data to link to other end user information the partner has independently collected to deliver targeted advertisements. Mediavine Partners may also separately collect data about end users from other sources, such as advertising IDs or pixels, and link that data to data collected from Mediavine publishers in order to provide interest-based advertising across your online experience, including devices, browsers and apps. This data includes usage data, cookie information, device information, information about interactions between users and advertisements and websites, geolocation data, traffic data, and information about a visitor’s referral source to a particular website. Mediavine Partners may also create unique IDs to create audience segments, which are used to provide targeted advertising.
If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit National Advertising Initiative opt out page. You may also visit Digital Advertising Alliance website and Network Advertising Initiative website to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at Digital Advertising Alliance’s AppChoices app to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
For specific information about Mediavine Partners, the data each collects and their data collection and privacy policies, please visit Mediavine Partners.
TERMS OF SERVICE
The Well Co. was founded and run by Megan Faletra, MS, MPH, RDN (and any employees, independent contractors, volunteers, and interns). Megan Faletra is a registered dietitian nutritionist, sustainability expert, and public health consultant committed to helping others living sustainably healthy lives.
If you are dissatisfied with any portion of the services, or with any of these Terms of Service, it is your sole responsibility to discontinue using the services.
Any logins, accounts, usernames, and password created on The Well Co. are for your personal use only, and cannot be shared with others. Each account is to be used by one person only. If we find that you are in violation with these terms, we will immediately terminate your membership with no refund. You are responsible for any fees, including internet or mobile fees, incurred while using these services.We reserve the right to shut down accounts who have violated these Terms at any time, without prior notice.
HEALTH DISCLAIMERS & LIABILITY
NUTRITION & HEALTH DISCLAIMER
The Well Co. is founded and run by Megan Faletra, MS, MPH, RDN. Megan is a licensed registered dietitian, and has a Master of Science in Nutrition, and a Master of Public Health from Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition and Tufts University School of Medicine. Please note that Megan Faletra, MS, MPH, RDN is not a licensed physician, and cannot diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any medical conditions. Always let your physician know about any of your health concerns, and check with your doctor before making any diet, medication, exercise, or lifestyle changes. I (the reader) understand that Megan Faletra is not providing health care or medical services and will not diagnose, treat, or cure in any manner whatsoever any disease, condition, or other physical or mental ailment of the human body.
You should not use the information on this website for diagnosing or treating a health problem or disease, or prescribing any medication or other treatment. You (the reader or audience members) are responsible for all decisions and changes pertaining to your health.
The Well Co. does not include the medical treatment of or diagnosis of specific illnesses or disorders within our scope of practice. If you believe that you may have an illness which could require medical attention, please consult with a licensed physician. The Well Co.,Megan Faletra, and any and all members of our team does not replace your (the reader’s) physician and you are encouraged to visit your doctor for all serious medical health concerns.
At The Well Co. we focus on providing nutrition, general public health & wellness, and sustainability information that can educate our audience. Any recommendations for supplements, nutrition behavior change, and all other dietary and lifestyle changes are general and should not be taken as personalized recommendation.
The Well Co., Megan Faletra, and any/all members of her team are not liable for any changes you (the reader) made to your lifestyle, medications, supplement use, etc. You (the reader) are responsible for your personal health and should always contact your personal physician before making any changes.
HEALTH DISCLAIMER OF THE WELL Co. AND ALL PRODUCTS, PROGRAMS AND EVENTS
All information included on The Well Co. website and all related email marketing, free guides, and online digital courses are information that Megan Faletra (MS, MPH, RDN) has curated, and is in no way claiming to be comprehensive or conclusive. The information provided on www.thewellco.co and all digital products or at events is meant for educational purposes only. It is NOT meant to be interpreted as medical advice for any individual.
This information, which includes general supplement, nutrition, and lifestyle recommendations does not replace the advice of a medical professional, and should not be relied on as medical advice or advice on diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. If you have concerns about your health, you should always consult with a medical professional. Do not delay consultation or treatment from a medical professional because of something read on this website. Use of any information provided on this website and offerings through The Well Co. is at your own risk.
No information provided on The Well Co. or any online products or in-person events should be interpreted as medical nutrition therapy, nutrition counseling, diagnosis, prognosis, health care treatment, instruction, advice, or any other individualized medical service. The information is for educational purposes only.
NUTRITION AND HEALTH RELATED CONTENT LIABILITY
The Well Co. is written and produced for informational purposes only. Statements within this site have not been evaluated or approved by the Food and Drug Administration. This website is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Content should not be considered a substitute for professional medical expertise or treatment. The reader assumes full responsibility for consulting a qualified health professional regarding health conditions or concerns, and before starting a new diet or health program. The writer(s) and publisher(s) of this site and all of The Well Co. team members are not responsible for adverse reactions, effects, or consequences resulting from the use of any recipes or suggestions herein or procedures undertaken hereafter.
Any item promoted/advertised/sponsored on The Well Co. that you the reader chooses to purchase or partake in is entirely in the readers control and is at the discretion of the reader. The Well Co. is not liable for any adverse issues, or other problems associated with a product. Any information you, the reader submits to The Well Co. is at your own will and at your own personal risk and is in no way associated with The Well Co. The Well Co. is not responsible for any negative interaction between you the reader and an external third party brand. Any issues with a particular third party brand or company, outside of The Well Co. should be brought to that company personally.
We do our best to ensure continued service of the Website. In the event of any emergency repairs, natural disasters, or unforeseen technological errors that may interrupt our Services, you agree to under no conditions hold us liable for any losses, lack of availability, discontinuance, suspension, or termination of our Services. You agree that your access and use of Services is on an ‘As Is” and “As Available” condition.
We also reserve the right to modify Services at any time, and will not be held liable for any price increases, service changes, or discontinuation of Services. We are not responsible for any technical malfunctions of online systems, servers, service providers, or email accounts that prevent the timely delivery of our Services. We are also not responsible for any damages that may occur from downloading any content from the The Well Library or Website. Use of these Services is at your own risk.
We make no guarantees in regards to any of the recommendations or advice given on the Website or other Services. While the advice provided may have worked for us or others, there is no guarantee that it will also work for you, or that if you do the exact same steps you will see the same results. Please use and implement the advice at your own risk.
If you submit any content to the Website, including comments, we do not own those materials, but you are granting us permission to use the submitted content in our business. You agree by submitting any comments, commentary, photos, or feedback to give us the rights to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, post on social media, reproduce, and reformat your submission, and post your name with it, without compensation. We are not obligated to use the submission, but we reserve the right to at our discretion. We also reserve the right to delete any submissions at our discretion. The Well Co. has a no tolerance policy for all spam, derogatory, sexist, racist, and overwhelmingly negative comments for the sake of being negative and causing harm to others. Individuals who submit comments or content to The Well Co. in this manner will be automatically deleted and blocked from social networks if applicable.
You agree to hold us (Megan Faletra and all staff and partners of The Well Co.) harmless and indemnify us from and against any third party claim(s) arising from your use of our services. This includes any liability or expenses arising from all claims, losses, damages, suits, judgments, litigation costs, and attorney fees. You also agree to relinquish any and all rights or benefits you may have under any other state or federal statue or common law principle of similar effect, to the fullest extent permitted by law.
PURCHASE & USE INFORMATION
All purchases made through The Well Co. are to be used by one person only. Please do not falsely create accounts for any other individuals. Do not share your account with anyone else. If you enjoy our Services, please share the The Well Co. sign-up page, and encourage your friends to sign up for a membership themselves. If we find that you are in violation with these terms (to not share your login with anyone else), we will immediately terminate your membership with no refund. You are responsible for any fees, including internet or mobile fees, incurred while using these services.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
All content available on The Well Co. is written by Megan Faletra in her own words, unless otherwise indicated. All the materials available on the site are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. You agree to use the site solely for personal noncommercial use. Unauthorized copying, reproducing, republishing, downloading, uploading, posting, transmitting, translating, selling, exploiting, distributing, or creating derivative works of the information without our explicit consent is not allowed and will be prosecuted to the fullest extent available under the law. This includes transmitting the information via email or other electronic means without consent. You are allowed to print the material for personal, non-commercial use, with proper attribution.
By posting any information on our site, including comments or information on discussion boards or social media, you agree that you are the owner of any materials posted, and are not violating any copyright or intellectual property laws.
You may hyperlink back to our site, as long as the link does not imply that The Well Co. or Megan Faletra and her team sponsor or endorse anything on your site without our express consent.
The information, products, and services offered on https://www.thewellco.co, by Megan Faletra and her associates, are provided on an “as-is” basis, with no express or implied warranties of any kind. We disclaim all warranties to the fullest extent allowable under the law, including any implied warranties of the use of the information for any particular purpose. We do not warrant that the site or its contents will be error-free, accurate, timely, or reliable, although efforts will be made to correct errors when found.
Some content may include advice from guests who are not affiliated with https://www.thewellco.co. We make no claims unto the accuracy or validity of any advice given by these guests. All individuals who provide guest contributions to the site agree to give us the intellectual property rights to the content.
NO JOINT VENTURE OR OTHER BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP
Users and guests of The Well Co. do not have any form of partnership or employment relationship with Megan Faletra or https://www.thewellco.co.
If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms, please contact us using the following information: firstname.lastname@example.org
PHOTOGRAPHY, RECIPE, AND CONTENT POLICY
Please keep in mind that all content on The Well Co. is copyrighted material and I’ve worked very hard to produce it. Please see the guidelines below if you are interested in using any of the content on The Well Co., and when in doubt always contact us via email for permission.
If you want to use my photo(s) to promote my recipe or my blog in general: You may share my photos as long as clearly link back to the original post, and give appropriate visible credit. You also must email me at: hello [at] thewellco [dot] co if you promote my work. If you want to use my photo(s) to promote something else, you must request permission beforehand. I do not allow my photos to be used as clip art/stock images unless we have signed a contract for royalty rights to the photos.
RECIPE AND CONTENT USE
You may not republish my recipe(s) without my explicit permission. If you would like to share or re-publish a recipe or article of mine, you must first obtain my written approval. Sharing recipes falls within the standards of the U.S. copyright laws for recipes and please contact me with questions or to request permission for the sharing of any and all The Well Co. content.
The Well Co. works with a variety of brands that we believe hold a similar philosophy and promote a balanced approach to health conscious, sustainable living that we believe we can stand behind and support. The Well Co.never associates or works with brands and other companies whose messaging, mission, and philosophy do not directly align with The Well Co. message, mission, and philosophy. These standards are in place in order to maintain the integrity and trust of The Well Co.community. Certain companies and brands will send product to Megan and The Well Co. for review. This content on The Well Co. is always noted, and the collaboration or sponsorship is made clear to the reader.
The Well Co. also accepts financial compensation for sponsorship, advertising, and other forms of compensated sponsorship when working with brands that have been deemed to be appropriate for The Well Co.community. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made on The Well Co. website, however all opinions are our own and are inline with the overall mission and messaging of The Well Co. This particular content, advertising space or article post will be clearly identified as sponsored content, and easily identifiable by the reader.
No brand, or product will ever be promoted without the full support, and belief by The Well Co. that the particular product/company is worthy of being integrated into a sustainable healthy lifestyle. However, any product claims about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer or provider.
Please contact The Well Co. via email if you have any questions about the FTC Rules on Sponsored Conversations
WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW IS IT USED?
PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION
We may collect personal identification information from readers, “users” in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when any user visit our site “https://www.thewellco.co“, register on the “site”, place an order, fill out a form, respond to a survey, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our “site”. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address. Users may, however, visit our “site” anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain site related activities.
NON-PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION
We may collect non-personal identification information about users whenever they interact with our “site”. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.
WEB BROWSER COOKIES
HOW WE USE COLLECTED INFORMATION
The Well Co. may collect and use users personal information for the following purposes: To run and operate our site: We may need your information to display content on our site correctly and appropriately. To improve our customer service: Information you provide may be used to help us respond appropriately to your customer service needs. To make the user experience more personalized: We may use information to understand how our users as whole are utilizing our content and services on our site. To generally improve our Site: We may use feedback provided by our users to improve our products and services. To process payments: We may use the information provided by our users about themselves when placing an order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service. To run a promotion, contest, survey or other feature: This helps us better tailor the information and offerings we send to our users based on information they provided to us. To send periodic emails: We may use the email address to send the user information and updates pertaining to the information they expressed interest in. It may also be used to respond to any inquiries, and requests by the user.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We have adopted appropriate data collection, storage and processing security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
Sensitive and private data exchange between our site and you the users occurs over a SSL secured communication channel and is encrypted and protected with digital signatures.
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do not sell, trade, or rent any of our users personal identification information to any other providers. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, and approved affiliates for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys.
THIRD-PARTY USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information.
Additionally, the Website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the Website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers:
Google Analytics – this service tracks Website usage and provides information such as referring websites and user actions on the Website. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.
FloDesk – this service is used for delivery of email updates and newsletters. We store your name and email address for purposes of delivering such communications.
At this time, your personal information is not shared with any other third-party applications. This list may be amended from time to time in the Website’s sole discretion.
Except when required by law, we will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent; however, we may disclose or transfer personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or a portion of our business, which may be the result of a merger, consolidation, or purchase of all or a portion of our assets, or in connection with any bankruptcy or reorganization proceeding brought by or against us.
We do have facebook pexels loaded on The Well Co. which helps us collect information about how our audience is using The Well Co., and helps us better target our advertising to our audience who is interested in The Well Co. and our content. We will never share or sell any information collected from facebook pexels on our site.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Users may find advertising or other content on our site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
Facebook: Opt-out of Facebook remarketing here
Google: Opt-out of Google remarketing here
MEDIAVINE PROGRAMMATIC ADVERTISING
The Website uses Mediavine to manage all third-party advertising on the Website. Mediavine serves content and advertisements when you visit the Website, which may use first and third-party cookies. A cookie is a small text file which is sent to your computer or mobile device (referred to in this policy as a “device”) by the web server so that a website can remember some information about your browsing activity on the Website. The cookie may collect information relating to your use of the Website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at the Website via a link from a third-party site, the URL of the linking page.
First party cookies are created by the website that you are visiting. A third-party cookie is frequently used in behavioral advertising and analytics and is created by a domain other than the website you are visiting. Third-party cookies, tags, pixels, beacons and other similar technologies (collectively, “Tags”) may be placed on the Website to monitor interaction with advertising content and to target and optimize advertising. Each internet browser has functionality so that you can block both first and third-party cookies and clear your browser’s cache. The “help” feature of the menu bar on most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to receive notification of new cookies, how to disable existing cookies and how to clear your browser’s cache. For more information about cookies and how to disable them, you can consult the information at www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/.
Without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of the Website content and features. Please note that rejecting cookies does not mean that you will no longer see ads when you visit our Site.
The Website may collect IP addresses and location information to serve personalized ads and pass it to Mediavine. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices to opt-in or opt-out of this data collection, please visit https://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. You may also visit https://optout.aboutads.info/#/ and https://optout.networkadvertising.org/# to learn more information about interest-based advertising. You may download the AppChoices app at https://www.aboutads.info/appchoices to opt out in connection with mobile apps, or use the platform controls on your mobile device to opt out.
Mediavine partners with the following data processors:
If a user decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and our site, or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
On The Well Co. you can opt to enter your email address to receive website updates on recent posts. We will never send you spam messages or give out your email address. We do not sell, trade, or transfer any personal information to outside parties.If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
RIGHTS RELATED TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails.
Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law.
SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION
AFFILIATE PROGRAM PARTICIPATION
The Website may engage in affiliate marketing, which is done by embedding tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
Some areas within The Well Co. Website will contain outbound links to other websites that contain relevant content or research articles. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of these websites, and we do not endorse and are not responsible for any advertisements featured on these websites. You agree that we will never be held liable (directly or indirectly) for any losses, damages, or health concerns that may have been incurred from your use of materials, service, or content on these websites. You agree that you will use the content from these websites at your own risk.
AFFILIATE DISCRETION NOTICE
The Well Co. is a participant of a variety of affiliate based programs. These programs are designed to provide a means for sites, brands, and companies to advertising content, and by linking directly to specific products that The Well Co. philosophy genuinely likes and stands behind. If you click on any of these “affiliate links”, and make a purchase that is usually designated within a particular timeframe, The Well Co.will receive a small commission for each transaction. That commission is always paid through a third-party and is never associated with the individual who made the purchase. Affiliate links on The Well Co. website help to ensure that The Well Co. is able to continue to provide our audience with free content, and support our efforts of sharing and spreading a sustainable health conscious message with the world.
AMAZON AFFILIATE DISCLOSURE
The Well Co. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to www.thewelllco.co are for products that are personally supported and consistent with The Well Co. brand and messaging.
The Well Co. website uses Skimlinks to create a small revenue if a reader of The Well Co. chooses to make a purchase off of a link on The Well Co.. Skimlinks is a company/website that converts product links into affiliate links. This has no impact on you the reader other than I will receive a small portion of that product purchase, which helps run The Well Co. and allows us to provide free content to our readers.
The Well Co. website uses Pepperjam to create a small revenue if a reader of The Well Co. chooses to make a purchase off of a link on The Well Co. Pepperjam is is a company/website that converts product links into affiliate links. This has no impact on you the reader other than I will receive a small portion of that product purchase, which helps run The Well Co. and allows us to provide free content to our readers.
The Well Co. website uses Rakuten to create a small revenue if a reader of The Well Co. chooses to make a purchase off of a link on The Well Co. Rakuten is is a company/website that converts product links into affiliate links. This has no impact on you the reader other than I will receive a small portion of that product purchase, which helps run The Well Co. and allows us to provide free content to our readers.
SHARE A SALE DISCLOSURE
The Well Co. website uses Share A Sale to create a small revenue if a reader of The Well Co. chooses to make a purchase off of a link on The Well Co. Share A Sale is a company/website that converts product links into affiliate links. This has no impact on you the reader other than I will receive a small portion of that product purchase, which helps run The Well Co. and allows us to provide free content to our readers.
The Well Co. website uses CJ Affiliates to create a small revenue if a reader of The Well Co. chooses to make a purchase off of a link on The Well Co. CJ Affiliates is a company/website that converts product links into affiliate links. This has no impact on you the reader other than I will receive a small portion of that product purchase, which helps run The Well Co. and allows us to provide free content to our readers.
SOVRN //COMMERCE (FORMERLY VIGLINK)
The Well Co. website uses SOVRN//COMMERCE to create a small revenue if a reader of The Well Co. chooses to make a purchase off of a link on The Well Co. SOVRN//COMMERCE is a company/website that converts product links into affiliate links. This has no impact on you the reader other than I will receive a small portion of that product purchase, which helps run The Well Co. and allows us to provide free content to our readers. To learn more about the SOVRN//COMMERCE consumer disclosure click here.
YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
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