PRIVACY POLICY, TERMS OF SERVICE, AFFILIATE DISCLOSURE And FULL DISCLAIMER

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE.    

PRIVACY POLICY

If you require any more information or have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact me by email at phil@thesummerlawns.com.

At thesummerlawns.com, the privacy of our visitors is of extreme importance to us. This privacy policy document outlines the types of personal information is received and collected by thesummerlawns.com and how it is used.

Log Files

Like many other Web sites, thesummerlawns.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol ( IP ) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider ( ISP ), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.

Cookies and Web Beacons

thesummerlawns.com does not use cookies.

DoubleClick DART Cookie

.:: Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on thesummerlawns.com.
.:: Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to users based on their visit to thesummerlawns.com and other sites on the Internet.
.:: Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following URL – http://www.google.com/privacy_ads.html

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on thesummerlawns.com send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

thesummerlawns.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. thesummerlawns.com’s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.

You can opt out of all communication with thesummerlawns.com simply by leaving this page.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

TERMS OF SERVICE

Welcome to TheSummerLawns.com. These Terms of Use (the “Agreement”) apply to any access to or use of the Website, associated sites or content from this website. The Website is owned and operated by TheSummerLawns.com.

By using this website, including purchasing products from this website, or by clicking a box that states that you accept or agree to these terms, you signify your agreement to these Terms & Conditions. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you may not use this website.

You agree that by using this website, you are at least 18 years of age, or visiting under the supervision of a parent or guardian, and legally able to enter into a contract.

It is your responsibility to review these Terms and Conditions periodically. We reserve the right to revise these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice to you. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use this site.

Everything shared on this website is my opinion and only my opinion. I am not a doctor, lawyer or astronaut and I don’t play one on the internet. As such, anything I write is (obviously) not a substitute for medical advice and you should get medical advice from a competent professional whenever needed.

What I am is a grandfather passionate about making the world a better place for all. This means that everything on this website is my original work (unless noted otherwise) . Please understand this is likely the reason for any typos or grammatical errors. Please also respect that everything I’ve written on this website took much time, effort and research (often times at the expense of spending time with my family) and may not be reproduced in any way without permission. Photos may not be used without permission.

I’m always grateful and appreciative when you share my posts and information with your family and friends and you are what makesTheSummerLawns.com so special. I welcome links to my articles and shares on social media, but do not allow full-reprinting of my articles (or any excerpts longer than 10%, this is bad for your SEO anyway, so just don’t do it!).

I offer ebooks and courses for sale on this website (and quite a few free ones in the resource library) and also use affiliate links in many posts. For the purpose of disclosure, please assume that all links are affiliate links and that I make a small commission through any purchases made through links on this website. Also, please accept my guarantee that I will ONLY link to products that I have personally purchased and used on my own family and under no circumstances will I link to a product I do not absolutely love just for the sake of an affiliate commission. For the sake of creating a better experience for you, the reader, I do not allow advertising networks, paid or sponsored posts, and all opinions are my own. These ebooks, courses, and affiliate links help me keep the site up and running with the costs of software, hosting, security, and updates. Thanks in advance for your support if you ever use an affiliate link.

I send out a weekly email newsletter that contains links to my most popular content that week as well as occasional correspondence about things that I think are awesome. If you decide to subscribe to my newsletter you can unsubscribe anytime. and I won’t spam you ever. If you unsubscribe fromTheSummerLawns.com, you will lose access to the free resource library and other areas of the website accessed through your registration.

Please also assume and understand that I am a real person with real feelings, as are the other readers and commenters on this website, so please act respectfully. Disagreement and RESPECTFUL conversation is quite welcome. However, if you are a jerk, I will ban you. This website is not a democracy and I will not tolerate spam, self promotion, rude comments toward me or others, name calling, or other rude-ness. Disagree respectfully and preferably with sources so we can both learn, and I’ll extend you the same courtesy.

You also agree by usingTheSummerLawns.com that none of the information here is to be in any way used as medical advice or to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure any disease. If you take any information from this website or any website at face value and go try it without medical or professional supervision, you can and very well might get what is coming to you, including death, injury, disability, loss of your birthday, or being sent out to sea.

Terms of Service

TheSummerLawns.com grant you a limited license to access and use this website for your personal use, and to copy, distribute, and transmit the content of this website only to the extent that such copying, distribution, and transmission is automatically done through your browser software incidental to using the website for your personal use.

This license or access and use does not include any resale or commercial use of this website or its contents, any derivative use of this website or its contents; any downloading or copying of information; or any use of data mining, content scraping, robots, or data gathering and extraction tools.

Except as permitted above, this website or any portion of this website may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent ofTheSummerLawns.com. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing TheSummerLawns.com’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of TheSummerLawns.com. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by TheSummerLawns.com and associated companies.

TheSummerLawns.com reserve the right to change the information, features and functions of this website without prior notice. We may refuse service, terminate accounts, and/or deny access to any or all parts of this website if you engage in any conduct or activities that we determine, in our sole discretion, violate this Agreement, our rights, or the rights of any third party for any reason. Use of the site for any illegal or unauthorized purpose is strictly prohibited.

As a condition of your use of this website, you warrant to us that you will not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use this website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair this website or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of this website. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through this website.

Copyright and Intellectual Property Ownership

All information, materials, images, software, photographs, articles, functions, text, video and other content (collectively, the “Content”) contained on or offered through the Website and all copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights in or relating to the Content are the sole property of TheSummerLawns.com, its licensors or content providers or other third parties. The Website and all of its Content and the selection and arrangement thereof, is protected as a compilation owned byTheSummerLawns.com under the copyright laws of the United States and other countries.

No Medical Advice

The information contained on this website, or provided at your request, is for informational purposes only. No information on this website is or should be used for the purposes of diagnosing, treating, curing or preventing any disease. The information on this website has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Nothing on this website is intended to recommend any particular form of medical treatment or that persons manage their own health problems without the advice of a licensed health care practitioner. You should absolutely consult a qualified medical professional before making any health decision or taking any product. Information found or received through this website should not be used in place of a visit with, call to, consultation or advice from a professional health care provider. If you suspect you have a medical problem, or should you have any health care related questions, please promptly call or see your health care practitioner. NO information on this site should be used to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any disease or condition under any circumstances.

Products and Services

The products and services made available on this website are intended for personal use only. You may not assign, transfer, re-market, resell, or otherwise dispose of, such products and services without obtaining TheSummerLawns.com andTheSummerLawns.com’s prior written consent. TheSummerLawns.com may cancel or modify purchases on the website if it appears that they are the result of fraudulent or inappropriate activity or under other circumstances where it appears that the purchase contains or has resulted from a mistake or error. Prices and promotions are subject to change without notice.

Billing and Payment

Terms of payment are within our sole discretion, and unless otherwise agreed to by us, payment must be received by us prior to our acceptance of an order. Payment is due at the time of purchase and will be processed when authorized during the purchase process. Orders are not binding upon us, until accepted by us. We reserve the right to refuse and refund any order or part of any order placed on this website.

Accounts

Some services on the website, including the free resource library and courses, permit or require you to create an account to participate and/or to secure additional features and/or benefits. You agree to provide, maintain and update true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself as prompted by our registration processes. You shall not impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or entity, including using another person’s username, password or other account information, or another person’s name, likeness, voice, image or photograph. You also agree to promptly notify us at phil@TheSummerLawns.com of any unauthorized use of your username, password, other account information, or any other breach of security that you become aware of involving or relating to the Website.

We may suspend or terminate your account and your ability to use the website or portion thereof for failure to comply with these terms of use or any special terms related to a particular service, for infringing copyright, or for any other reason whatsoever.

Forums/Blog/Social Media/Comments

“Forum” means an area, site or feature offered as part of this website that offers the opportunity for users to post content for viewing by one or more website users, including the comment section of any blog post. Additionally, “Forum” includes any other website page or content area created byTheSummerLawns.comon one or more social media pages, including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Instagram, and Pinterest.

You acknowledge that Forums and features offered therein are for public and not private communications, and you have no expectation of privacy with regard to any content posted to a public Forum. We cannot and do not guarantee the security of any information you disclose through any of these media; you make such disclosures at your own risk. Additionally you grant TheSummerLawns.com the right to reprint, publish or otherwise use in a public manner any information posted in forums or comment sections of this website or associated social media.

You agree to use the Forums only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to a particular Forum. Refer to the  policy for specific policies. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Forum (including the comment section of any blog post), you will not:

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others.
  • Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information.
  • Upload any files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.
    Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer.
  • Advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Forum specifically allows such messages.
  • Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters.
  • Download any file posted by another user of a Forum that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner.
  • Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded.
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying a Forum.
  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines (including the comment policy and terms of service) which may be applicable for any particular Forum.
  • Harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent.
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
  • You are and will remain solely and completely responsible for the content you post on or through the website under your username or otherwise by you in any way and in any Forum and for the consequences of submitting and posting same. We have no duty or obligation to monitor any Forum, although we reserve the right to review material posted to a Forum and to remove any materials in our sole discretion.

Links on this website direct visitors to various food, beverage and dietary supplement products on third part websites. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.TheSummerLawns.com and the administrators of this website and any Forum on this website reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any content item for any reason, including, but not limited to, comments that are in violation of the laws and regulations formed and issued pursuant to the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

We reserve the right to terminate your access to this website including any or all Forums at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever. We owe you no obligation, and therefore may refuse to post, deliver, remove, modify or otherwise use or take any action with respect to content you post on this website.

Additionally, you should be skeptical about information provided by others, and you acknowledge that the use of any content posted on any Forum is at your own risk. For example, we are not responsible for, and we do not endorse, the opinions, advice or recommendations posted or sent by users in any Forum and we specifically disclaim any and all liability in connection therewith.

DISCLAIMERS

EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED, THE WEBSITE AND THE PRODUCTS OFFERED ON THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, UNLESS SPECIFICALLY SET WORTH OTHERWISE. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW,TheSummerLawns.com DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

TheSummerLawns.com DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT THE DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES THE WEBSITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.

TheSummerLawns.com DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTEES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MATERIALS ON THE WEBSITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS ON WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

TheSummerLawns.comAND ASSOCIATED COMPANIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE OR MATERIALS ON THE SITE, EVEN IF TheSummerLawns.com HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY OR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Copyright

The entire contents of the website and the technology underlying, including but not limited to text, graphics, images, audio files, videos, digital downloads, data compilation, or code is copyrighted as a collective work under the United States and other copyright laws, and is the property of TheSummerLawns.com and is protected by copyright and other intellectual property or proprietary rights. The collective work includes all works that are licensed toTheSummerLawns.com Copyright © 2016,TheSummerLawns.com. All rights reserved.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless TheSummerLawns.com associated companies and the officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors and suppliers from and against all losses, liabilities, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of these terms and conditions, or any activity related to use of the site (including negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the website using your Internet account.

Prohibited Uses

Do not use TheSummerLawns.coms trademark in a way that would mislead consumers that you or your products or services are somehow related to, endorsed by, or affiliated withTheSummerLawns.com,TheSummerLawns.com or authors ofTheSummerLawns.com.

Company, Product, Service: You may not place your company name, trademarks, service marks, or product names next to (or combine them with) theTheSummerLawns.com® registered marks trademarks.

Logos: You may not use theTheSummerLawns.com® logos, artwork, trade dress, designs or any combination of these, or any trademark including these (together, the “Logos”), for any purpose without prior written consent from TheSummerLawns.com.com.

Domain Names, Meta tags, Hidden Text: You may not incorporate theTheSummerLawns.com® registered marks or trademarks in any domain name, meta tag, or other hidden text in a web page without prior written authorization fromTheSummerLawns.com®,TheSummerLawns.com and associated companies.

Internet Advertising Keywords: You may not use or incorporate theTheSummerLawns.com® registered marks or trademarks in any internet advertising keyword, Ad Word, hashtag, or other term used to trigger advertising or search engine results without prior written permission fromTheSummerLawns.com and associated companies.

Merchandise Items: You may not manufacture, sell, or give away merchandise items bearing any of theTheSummerLawns.com® registered marks or trademarks without first obtaining a written license from TheSummerLawns.com.

Required Notices

For federally registered trademarks owned byTheSummerLawns.com, the ® symbol must accompany these trademarks (e.g.,TheSummerLawns.com®) andTheSummerLawns.com.com should be properly identified as the owner of these federally registered marks in a footnote that reads, for example, “TheSummerLawns.com® is a registered trademark owned by TheSummerLawns.com”.

Social Media Guidelines

You may not useTheSummerLawns.com® registered trademarks as any part of your social media account name, user name, page name, or as a community name.

Reservation of Rights

Unless otherwise agreed to in writing,TheSummerLawns.com reserves the right to terminate permission to copy, reproduce, or display theTheSummerLawns.com® registered trademarks and to demand that theTheSummerLawns.com® trademarks cease to be used at any time, in its sole discretion.

For any questions regarding the proper usage of theTheSummerLawns.com® registered trademarks or logo, the proper notices, or to seek permission to use the trademarks, please contact phil@TheSummerLawns.com.

CAN-SPAM Act

In accordance with the Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography And Marketing Act of 2003, 16 CFR Part 316 (CAN-SPAM),TheSummerLawns.com follows all applicable digital communication laws. As part of our services, a valid email address is required to leave a comment, purchase a product, join our member library, interact on social media, and receive our newsletter. You may unsubscribe from email correspondence at any time, however, by doing so, you will lose access to prior subscriptions, purchases, and account information. If your attempts to unsubscribe from our communication have been unsuccessful, please email phil@TheSummerLawns.com.com and your account will be permanently removed from our system.

DMCA Notice

TheSummerLawns.com complies with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(2) (“DMCA”). All content on TheSummerLawns.com is the original work of the author unless otherwise noted, cited or quoted. If you believe that anything on the Website constitutes infringement of your copyright, please notify us using the following procedure:

The DMCA specifies that all infringement claims must be in writing (either electronic mail or paper letter) and must include the following:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of the copyright holder or a person authorized to act on his or her behalf;
  2. A description of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed (multiple claims of copyright works at a single online site are covered by a single notification);
  3. A description of the material that is claimed to be infringing and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
  4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and an email address;
  5. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
  6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are the owner or agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

Submit this information electronically to: phil@TheSummerLawns.com

TheSummerLawns.com will respond to any DMCA complaints in a timely manner and will remove any material that is found to be a copyright infringement.

AFFILIATE DISCLOSURE

Please see also the Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Full Disclaimer which govern the use of this website. This affiliate disclosure details affiliate relationships that TheSummerLawns.com has with other companies and products.

In compliance with the FTC guidelines, please assume the following about all links, posts, photos and other material on this website:  Any/all of the links on this website are affiliate links of which TheSummerLawns.com® receives a small commission from sales of certain items, but the price is the same for you.

TheSummerLawns.com 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 Amazon.com or endless.com, MYHABIT.com, SmallParts.com, or AmazonWireless.com. Pages on this site may include affiliate links to Amazon and its affiliate sites on which the owner of this website will make a referral commission.

What is an Affiliate Link?

Many (but not all) of the links on TheSummerLawns.com are affiliate links. This means that a special tracking code is used and that I may make a small commission on the sale of an item if you purchase through one of these links. The price of the item is the same for you whether it is an affiliate link or not, and using affiliate links helps me to maintain this website and support my family.

In some cases, I may also use a link and provide a discount code for an item. In these cases, I may still earn an affiliate commission and the price may actually be LESS for you by using this link or tracking code.

Links to other companies like are also affiliate company links.

When Do I Use Affiliate Links?

If I post an affiliate link to a product, it is something that I personally use, support and would recommend without an affiliate link. Unless noted otherwise, any product I link to is one I have purchased myself and use for myself or my family. I do not accept free products for review and also disclose if I am affiliated with a company in any other way that benefits me financially. (Please read my Full Disclaimer for information on non-affiliate relationships that I may benefit from financially.)

I know that many bloggers accept free products for review or write sponsored posts and while I personally don’t find anything wrong with this (as long as the nature of the relationship is disclosed properly), it is my personal policy to purchase products and use them myself before promoting to or linking to them. In many cases, I am offered free products for review and refuse them.

My first priority is always providing resources to help you create positive changes in your life, and I will only ever link to products or resources (affiliate or otherwise) that fit within this purpose.

Nature of Affiliate Relationships

Please note that while I personally purchase, review and use every product I link to, these products are purchased from third party companies and I do control these companies or have a financial interest other than an affiliate relationship unless otherwise disclosed.

For this reason, I cannot ensure that any item purchased through a link onTheSummerLawns.com is shipped on time, packaged properly, or that you will like it. Any problems or concerns with a specific product purchased through a link on this website should be directed to the company the item was purchased from.

Copyright and Rights Reserved

All of the information on this website, including images, text, audio, video, and other forms of content (including the information in this affiliate disclosure) is Copyright © TheSummerLawns.com 2016 and may not be downloaded, reproduced, republished or otherwise copied without express written permission of the author and of TheSummerLawns.com.

FULL DISCLAIMER

Please read the following disclaimer carefully before using this website.

See also the official Terms Of Service, Privacy Policy and Affiliate Disclosure

This disclaimer governs your use of TheSummerLawns.com. By using this website, you accept this disclaimer in full. If you disagree with any part of this disclaimer, do not use TheSummerLawns.com or any affiliated websites, properties, or companies. We reserve the right to modify these terms at any time. You should therefore check back periodically for changes. By using this website after we post any changes, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them.

All information and resources found on TheSummerLawns.com are based on the opinions of the author unless otherwise noted. All information is intended to motivate readers to make their own nutrition and health decisions after consulting with their health care provider. I am not a doctor, lawyer, psychiatrist, therapist, or your mother, and I don’t play one on the internet.

The author of this site encourages you to consult a doctor before making any health changes, especially any changes related to a specific diagnosis or condition. No information on this site should be relied upon to determine diet, make a medical diagnosis, or determine treatment for a medical condition. The information on this website is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional and is not intended as medical advice.

NO information on this site should be used to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any disease or condition.

By reading this website, you acknowledge that you are responsible for your own health decisions. Do not take anything from any website, including this one, and try it without proper research and medical supervision.

Any statements or claims about the possible health benefits conferred by any foods or supplements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and are not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent or cure any disease.

TheSummerLawns.com reserves the right to remove, edit, move or close any content item for any reason, including, but not limited to, comments that are in violation of the laws and regulations formed pursuant to the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

None of the posts and articles on TheSummerLawns.com may be re-printed without express written permission of the author. TheSummerLawns.com will respond to written requests to re-print parts of posts and excerpts/quotes (10% or less) may be reprinted with attribution as long as all links are left intact.

FTC Disclosure

The FTC requires bloggers to disclose whenever there is a financial interest or bias related to a recommendation or whenever a blogger’s opinion may be financially motivated in any way. More importantly, I have a desire to always be transparent and honest with readers and to disclose how I make money from this website.

Affiliate Links

The FTC also requires disclosure about any affiliate links. I specifically note at the top of a post when affiliate links are present, but for disclosure purposes, assume that any link you click on is an affiliate link. This means that I will earn a small commission from Amazon or other company if you decide to purchase the product linked to.

This means that if you order natural toothpaste or banan slicer from a link on TheSummerLawns.com  I earn commission as much as a whopping $1.65 or $0.32, respectively, and these small commissions eventually add up to help me do things like pay for hosting, etc.. For this reason, I’m very grateful when you use a link because it helps me keep TheSummerLawns.com up and running .

Many of the links on TheSummerLawns.com are purely for informational purposes, but I do earn a small commission on many such links including links to books, products and services so please assume for any given link, I may earn a commission of some kind if you purchase a product.

Advertising

I evaluate potential advertising partners on a case by case basis, whose products, mission, and values align with mine. I do not work with or allow the following:

  • Paid or sponsored blog posts
  • Free products for review
  • Paid links or link exchanges
  • Brand ambassadorships
  • Ad networks or other non-curated advertisements
  • Third party promotional companies or services
  • Network marketing, multi-level marketing, or other pyramid structures
  • Unsolicited joint venture promotions

I do not write paid posts. I do not accept free products for review. My thoughts and opinions are my own and not of those of any sponsor or advertiser. If I link to a product on this website, it is because I have purchased it myself, use it for my family and think it is high-quality.

Comment Policy

I make a sincere effort to be respectful, kind and transparent onTheSummerLawns.com and ask the same respect from you. For this reason, rude, offensive, or harmful comments will not be tolerated. You are welcome to disagree, just do it nicely.

Copyright and Rights Reserved

All of the information on this website, including images, text, audio, video, and other forms of content (including the information on this disclosure page) is Copyright © TheSummerLawns.com 2016 and may not be downloaded, reproduced, republished or otherwise copied without express written permission of the author and of TheSummerLawns.com.

Thank you for reading TheSummerLawns.com  and being part of the amazing community here!

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