The gist:
We (the folks at Food Move Collective – namely Christopher Goodrich and Sarah Ferrante) run a blog and website called and would love for you to use it. This site, blog, and associated services are designed to educate and enlighten and we encourage you to express yourself freely. However, be responsible in what you write. In particular, make sure that none of the prohibited items below (like spam, viruses, or serious threats of violence) appear in your writing, comments, or links.

Terms of Service:
The following terms and conditions govern all use of the website and all content, services, and products available at or through the website. Our Services are offered subject to your acceptance without modification of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules, policies (including, without limitation, Food Move Collective’s Privacy Policy) and procedures that may be published from time to time by Food Move Collective (collectively, the “Agreement”).

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using our website. By accessing or using any part of our website, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access our website or use any of our services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by Food Move Collective, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. Our website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.

1. Responsibility of Contributors.
If you operate a blog, comment on a blog, post material to, post links on, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available (any such material, “Content”), you are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of what form the Content takes, which includes, but is not limited to text, photo, video, audio, or code. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that your content does not violate these terms or the following:
-the content you contribute does not infringe upon any proprietary rights including but not limited to trademark, copyright, patent, etc.
-the content you contribute does not contain, upload, or link to any malware, spyware or other malicious/destructive code
-the content you contribute does not share some else’s personal information without their consent or is meant to mislead readers into thinking you are another person or company
-the content you contribute is not spam, machine generated, or meant to draw traffic to third party sites
-the content you contribute is not malicious, overly confrontational, or libelous; while we appreciate discussion and debate and hope to learn from our readers as much as you learn from us, any malignant content will not be tolerated

It should be noted that these are guidelines and final interpretations and judgements are made by Food Move Collective. These guidelines are not exhaustive and are subject to change at any time. We reserve the right at our sole discretion to remove any content we feel to be in any way harmful and to deny access to the use of this website to any entity for any reason.

2. Responsibility of Visitors.
Food Move Collective has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to our website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use, or effects. By operating our website, Food Move Collective does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful, or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Our Services may contain content that is offensive, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. Our Services may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Food Move Collective disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of our Services, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.

3. Content Posted on Other Websites.
We have not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which links, and that link to Food Move Collective does not have any control over those websites, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a website, Food Move Collective does not represent or imply that it endorses such website. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Food Move Collective disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of websites and webpages.

4. Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy.
As Food Move Collective asks others to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to by violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify Automattic in accordance with Automattic’s Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Policy. Food Move Collective will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. Food Move Collective will terminate a visitor’s access to and use of the website if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of Food Move Collective or others. In the case of such termination, Food Move Collective will have no obligation to provide a refund of any amounts previously paid to Food Move Collective.

5. Intellectual Property.
This Agreement does not transfer from Food Move Collective to you any Food Move Collective or third party intellectual property, and all right, title, and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Food Move Collective. All trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with or our Services, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Food Move Collective or Food Move Collective’s licensors. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with our Services may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of our Services grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Food Move Collective or third-party trademarks.

6. Changes.
We are constantly updating our Services, and that means sometimes we have to change the legal terms under which our Services are offered. If we make changes that are material, we will let you know by posting on one of our blogs, or by sending you an email or other communication before the changes take effect. The notice will designate a reasonable period of time after which the new terms will take effect. If you disagree with our changes, then you should stop using our Services within the designated notice period. Your continued use of our Services will be subject to the new terms. However, any dispute that arose before the changes shall be governed by the Terms (including the binding individual arbitration clause) that were in place when the dispute arose.

7. Termination.
Food Move Collective may terminate your access to all or any part of our Services at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement, you may simply discontinue using our Services. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

8. Disclaimer of Warranties.
This website is provided “as is.” Food Move Collective and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Food Move Collective nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that our Services will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, our Services at your own discretion and risk.

9. Limitation of Liability.
In no event will Food Move Collective, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this Agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: (i) any special, incidental or consequential damages; (ii) the cost of procurement for substitute products or services; (iii) for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; or (iv) for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Food Move Collective under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action. Food Move Collective shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.

10. General Representation and Warranty.
You represent and warrant that (i) your use of our website will be in strict accordance with the Food Move Collective Privacy Policy, with this Agreement, and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside) and (ii) your use of our Services will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.

11. Indemnification.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Food Move Collective, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of our website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.

12. Translation.
These Terms of Service were originally written in English (US). We may translate these terms into other languages. In the event of a conflict between a translated version of these Terms of Service and the English version, the English version will control.

(Special thanks to the people at Automattic – the guys/gals behind – for sharing the below Terms of Service under a Creative Commons Sharealike license)