Terms And Privacy Policy

TERMS & PRIVACY



This page sets out the terms of use on which you may use our website https://lowcarbpractitioners.com and our privacy policy, whether you are a guest or a registered user. Please read these terms of use and privacy policy carefully before you start to use this website. By using our website, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must refrain from using our website.

ACCESSING OUR SITE
We reserve the right to withdraw access or amend the service we provide on our site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.

PROHIBITED USES
You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:

  • In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulations.
  • Copy, reproduce, sell or distribute any of my content. See full copyright notice below.

DISCLAIMER

Nothing found on “Low-Carb Practitioners” can be taken as medical advice. Before undertaking a new lifestyle change, you must seek medical advice. Any opinions are not intended as medical advice and should not be taken as medical advice.

Any lifestyle change may affect your health. Please ensure you are under appropriate medical care. Ensure your medication and blood results are reviewed regularly. Dietary changes may change your biological markers such as blood pressure, lipid profile, blood glucose control, inflammation, weight and need for medication. This website is not meant for individual advice as you need to be seen by your doctor or dietician for this on a regular basis.

The website is to inspire and help those who choose to eat this way and help you with practical ideas. It is not meant as a substitute for medical advice or medical treatment.

We disclaim any and all liability of any kind with respect to any act or omission wholly or in part in reliance on anything contained in this website.

FAQ –

Find a Low-Carbohydrate Practitioner (LCP)

Thank you for your interest in Low-Carb Practitioners (LCP). We are offering this directory to help you search for a low-carb practitioner in your local area or to search by their listed speciality.

We do not recommend or refer to individual practitioners. We cannot guarantee their availability for a consultation. Due to individual demand, you may find some LCP are not accepting new patients at any given time so you may need to try more than one name listed. Some LCP may offer consultations online so you may wish to widen your search beyond your local area.

We urge you to ask specific questions regarding training and experience in the field of low-carb nutrition before seeking care from a low-carb practitioner. Please remember that the final decision on selecting a LCP is yours alone and we cannot take any responsibility for the actions, omissions or performance of these members in the handling of your care.

Prohibitions & SPAM policy

LCP directory or any of its contents may not be downloaded, republished, resold or duplicated, in whole or in part, for commercial or any other purposes including compiling mailing lists or any other physician list. The use of LCP directory is a public service worldwide to help website users find a practitioner who is low-carbohydrate friendly and uses low-carbohydrate nutrition to address a wide variety of health conditions.

Low-Carb Practitioners Directory

Abbreviations used from hereon-in:

  • Low-carb: low-carbohydrate
  • LCHF: low-carbohydrate healthy fat, low-carbohydrate high fat.
  • LCP: low-carbohydrate practitioners, low-carb practitioners
  • LCP.com: www.lowcarbpractitoners.com

Low-Carb Practitioners (LCP) Directory is provided as a public service for those who have chosen to live a lower-carbohydrate lifestyle.

This directory contains the names, addresses, website, email address and other means of contact of LCP members who have voluntarily chosen to list their services here.

Definition of a Low-Carb Practitioner

Directory listings are restricted to those who have a recognised medical qualification such as (but not limited to) medical physicians, medical doctors, registered nurses, registered dieticians, registered nutritionists, registered pharmacists, Listings are currently restricted to practitioners who are regulated by a registered regulating body. For example, registered dieticians, and registered nutritionists but not those who call themselves a nutritionist without them being a member of a regulating registered body. This is to distinguish between those who call themselves a nutritionist but who do not have a recognised qualification.

Listings are not currently available to those without any recognised medical training. Or those who do not belong to a regulating body.

Prohibitions

LCP directory or any of its contents may not be downloaded, republished, resold or duplicated, in whole or in part, for commercial or any other purposes including compiling mailing lists or any other physician list. The use of LCP directory is a public service worldwide to help website users find a practitioner who is low-carbohydrate friendly and uses low-carbohydrate nutrition to address a wide variety of health conditions.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liabilities

LCP does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of the information contained in this directory.

LCP does not, in any way, endorse the individuals or group practices described in the directory. In no event shall LCP be liable for any decision made or action that was taken by you in reliance on such information. LCP shall not be liable for any damages, including direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or any other type of damages, arising out of the use of this directory, even if LCP has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

The information shown on LCP directory is available for information purposes only, to enable you to select a relevant practitioner or firm. We give no warranty of any kind, express or implied with regard to the information, including without limitation any warranty that the particular practitioner or firm that you select is qualified to advise on your situation.

The information shown in the individual LCP directory listing is provided by the low-carbohydrate practitioners themselves. We give no warranty as to the accuracy of the information shown in the directory and will not be liable to you for any loss or damage suffered by you as a consequence of your reliance on the information in the directory.

The LCP directory listings are correct at the time of posting. It is up to the individual practitioner to ensure the information contained in their listing is accurate. We do not accept responsibility for any incorrect details. All corrections and/or changes must be submitted in writing to us using the contact button in the menu above. We will update and correct the directory listing as soon as practicable and according to the information that has been supplied to us at the time. Each LCP is responsible for submitting accurate information

We reserve the right to edit and limit the content of all directory entries. Right of inclusion/exclusion is reserved by us.

UPLOADING MATERIAL

If a feature is available that allows you to upload material to our site, you must warrant that any such material does comply with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.

Any material you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.

We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site. We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out below.

PRIVACY POLICY

"Low-Carb Practitioners" found at https://lowcarbpractitioners.com/ (“Website”) is governed by the following Privacy Policy.

By accessing, browsing and continuing to use "Low-Carb Practitioners" (LCP), you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

This privacy policy sets out how "Low-Carb Practitioners" (LCP) uses and protects any information that you give while using lowcarbractitioners.com. "Low-Carb Practitioners" believes very strongly in keeping your personal information confidential. The following policy describes what information we collect and how it is used and shared.

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

"Low-Carb Practitioners" may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from this date.

OUR SITE CHANGES REGULARLY

We aim to update our site regularly and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material. We may update these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page regularly to take notice of any amendments or updates we have made.

COPYRIGHT

© Low-Carb Practitioners. This website is for personal use only. Please respect our work and do not copy or use content without permission. Anything on Low-Carb Practitioners cannot be used for someone else’s financial gain, otherwise, you may be guilty of copyright infringement under the Creative Commons Attribution.

© Low-Carb Practitioners own the copyright to all images published here. We may give permission for others to share our work, but we remain the owner of all copyright images and words. All rights reserved.

LINKS FROM THIS SITE

When our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents or updates of those external sites or resources and accept no responsibility or liability for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT AND HOW IS IT USED?

Information You Voluntarily Submit to the Website

We may collect personal information from you such as your name or email address. For example, you may voluntarily submit information to the Website by leaving a comment, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting a contact form.

Automatically-Collected Information

We may collect certain information about you and the device with which you access the Website. For example, when you use the Website, we will log your IP address, operating system type, browser type, referring website, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the Website. We may also collect information about actions you take when using the Website, such as links clicked.

How we use cookies

Like many other websites, we use cookies to identify which pages are being used. This allows us to analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs.

We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalised experience on the Website.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

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.

If you would like to find out more about cookies you can visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.

Furthermore, already set cookies may be deleted at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all popular Internet browsers. However, if users deactivate the setting of cookies in your Internet browser, not all functions of our Website may be entirely usable.

Types of personal data collected

“Personal Data” is data that allows someone to identify or contact you, including, for example, your name and e-mail address.

“Anonymous Data” is data that is not associated with or linked to identifying you. We collect Personal Data and Anonymous Data, as described below.

Data is collected through a variety of means. You may choose to sign up for our newsletter which would require a first name (optional) and email address. Commenting on posts requires an email and first name (real or alias), and it is optional to enter your website address if applicable, which helps combat spam on the website. Third parties also track and use data, as detailed below.

Cookies are placed on the website which tracks behaviour and allows us to build a better website by monitoring which pages and posts are more popular than others. Our website creation tool, WordPress, may store a number of cookies.

Low-Carb Practitioners collects as little information as possible from users looking to post comments. We will typically collect a name (either real or alias), personal website, and email address.

We may also collect the following information:

  • contact information including name, email address, IP address, geographical location, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
  • a postal address is required to deliver a prize or gift

HOW YOUR INFORMATION MAY BE USED

Purposes of collection and use of data

We use some data to improve the website and understand your needs. It may help us provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following:

  • To operate and maintain the Website.
  • We may use the information to customise the website content according to your interests.
  • We may use the information to measure, customise and improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, discounts, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • To send you promotional information, such as newsletters. Each email promotion will provide information on how to opt-out of future mailings.
  • To respond to your comments or inquiries.
  • To provide you with user support.
  • To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorised or illegal activity.
  • Links to other websites and third parties

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest and third parties. Once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. We encourage you to ask questions before you disclose your Personal Data to others.

Low-Carb Practitioners will not share or sell your data with any third party unless absolutely required to do so by law. The exception is third-party providers that Low-Carb Practitioners uses to provide particular services.

Third parties may include Google Analytics, Amazon associate codes or any other affiliate websites that use tracking data to assign a sale to the owner of this website

The Website currently uses the following third-party service providers. This may be updated and reviewed at any time, so please ensure you visit this page regularly.

  • Akismet anti-spam plugin – logs user data to combat spam https://wordpress.org/plugins/akismet/
  • BackupBuddy – website backups are prepared and stored to prevent loss of data, images, written content. https://automattic.com/privacy/ ???
  • Blogvault - website backups are prepared and stored to prevent loss of data, images, written content.  https://blogvault.net/privacy/ ???
  • Convertkit – sends emails, newsletters, broadcasts and occasional promotional material to subscribers. It also tracks which emails have been clicked which allow us to improve our service to you and customise your user experience. https://convertkit.com/privacy/
  • Orange Geek – our website host and performs backups to prevent data loss https://www.orangegeek.com/privacy-policy/
  • Google Analytics – we use Google Analytics to understand how the website is being used in order to improve the user experience. Google Analytics may capture your IP address, but no other personal information is captured by Google Analytics.https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html https://policies.google.com/privacy
  • Social Pug Plugin – provides the website with social media sharing buttons that allow users to easily share posts and track the number of shares for each post. https://socialpug.com/privacy-policy/
  • ManyChat – the tool used in Facebook messenger https://blog.manychat.com/gdpr-manychat-updates/
  • Real Plans – track affiliate data, delivers meal plans https://realplans.com/privacy-policy/
  • Wordfence – helps keep the website secure with anti-virus, firewall and malware scan. https://www.wordfence.com/privacy-policy/

Publicly Visible Information

If you leave a comment, certain information may be publicly visible.  You may choose to enter a name, real or an alias. Your email address will never be available publicly.  At your option, you may also add an avatar, a profile description, and a link to your website.

Users may see your username, avatar, profile description and website information.

Affiliate Disclosures

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.

"Low-Carb Practitioners" participates 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 properties. Occasionally there may be affiliate links displayed n the website which may earn a small commission for the website. There is no additional cost to you.

Reasonable and appropriate security for your personal data

"Low-Carb Practitioners" takes the protection of customer data extremely seriously. Technical measures are in place to prevent unauthorised or unlawful access to data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, data.

Children’s Online Privacy

We comply with the requirements of COPPA (Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act). We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from anyone under 13 years of age. The content of this Website is directed at adults, not children. Please contact us immediately if you find a child under 13 using this Website.

Access to your personal data, correction and deletion of your personal data

Opt-out: You may opt-out of all future email communications by following the unsubscribe links in our emails.

Data removal: You may access the personal information we have about you, you may amend or update your personal information, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data

Upon your request, we will close your account and remove your Personal Data from our system. You have the right to request the removal of your data from our system. To request this data removal, please write to.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us immediately.

Data Protection Officer
Low-Carb Practitioners
P.O.Box 32-302
Auckland 0744
New Zealand

Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required to do so by law.

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