Affiliate Terms & Conditions

If you have any questions about anything contained in these Terms & Conditions, please email us directly at erica{at}functionalnutritionlibrary.com

Summary of Terms:

  1. Affiliates may not promote The Functional Nutrition Library on any websites that contain sexually explicit, violent, illegal, or discriminatory content.
  2. Affiliates may not promote The Functional Nutrition Library on coupon code websites or websites that only list promotions.
  3. All affiliates are responsible for ensuring that they are in compliance with the FTC’s Endorsement Guidelines.

Affiliate Agreement

Please note that by enrolling as an affiliate for The Functional Nutrition Library, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to all of these terms & acknowledge that this is a legal agreement between you and The Unconventional RD, LLC.

1. Overview

This Agreement contains the terms and conditions for becoming an affiliate for The Unconventional RD’s Functional Nutrition Library. The purpose of this Agreement is to allow for trackable affiliate links between your website/brand and functionalnutritionlibrary.com. Please note that throughout this Agreement, “we,” “us,” and “our” refer to The Unconventional RD, LLC and all associated employees, independent contractors, volunteers, and interns, and “you,” “your,” and “yours” refer to you, the affiliate.

2. Affiliate Obligations

2.1. All current members of the Functional Nutrition Library are eligible to be affiliates. However, we may cancel your application if your website or location you are promoting The Functional Nutrition Library includes any of the following:

2.1.1. Sexually explicit materials.
2.1.2. Violent materials.
2.1.3. Discriminatory materials of any kind.
2.1.4. Illegal activities.
2.1.5. Any copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property violations.
2.1.6. Is objectionable to us in any way, based on our sole discretion.
2.1.7. Is a strictly coupon or promotional website.

2.2. As a member of The Functional Nutrition Library, you must use your unique HTML code (affiliate link) that we provide for you in order to receive proper tracking and affiliate commissions.

2.3. The Unconventional RD, LLC & it’s employees or independent contractors reserve the right to review your use of the affiliate links and cancel the affiliate agreement if any violations are found.

2.4. The maintenance & accuracy of any affiliate links you chose to use is solely your responsibility.

2.5. It is your sole responsibility to follow intellectual property laws on your website and in any promotional materials you may create. We are not responsible for any copyright infringement or other intellectual property violations that may occur on your site or in your materials. You accept sole full responsibility for any repercussions that may arise from violations of these laws and regulations.

2.6. It is the affiliate’s sole responsibility to ensure that they are in compliance with the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Endorsement Guidelines. All endorsements, reviews, or testimonials for The Functional Nutrition Library that include affiliate links MUST clearly disclose the financial relationship between the affiliate & The Functional Nutrition Library. For more specifics on the types of disclosures that meet these requirements, please see the most current version of the FTC Endorsement Guidelines. We reserve the right to terminate the affiliate program for any noncompliant affiliates.

3. The Unconventional RD, LLC’s Rights and Obligations

3.1. We have the right to monitor your site and use of our affiliate links to determine if you are following the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If violations are found, we have the right to terminate the affiliate agreement.

3.2. The Unconventional RD, LLC reserves the right to terminate this Agreement immediately if you commit fraud or abuse the program in any way. If fraudulent purchases have been made, we are not liable for commissions for these fraudulent sales.

3.3. This Agreement will begin upon your enrollment in the Affiliate program and will continue unless terminated.

4. Termination

Either you or we may end this Agreement AT ANY TIME, with or without cause, by giving written notice via email. In addition, this Agreement will be terminated immediately if there is any breach of this Agreement by you.

5. Modification

We may modify any of the terms and conditions in this Agreement at any time, and you will be notified of any changes or updates via email. If you do not agree with any of the changes made, you have the option to end your participation in the affiliate program. Your continued participation in the Affiliate Program after being notified of any changes indicates your acceptance of and agreement with the new terms.

6. Payment

The Unconventional RD, LLC will issue affiliate payments on the first day of each month for any commissions earned in the previous month. All affiliate earnings will be tracked by the plugin Affiliate Royale on functionalnutritionlibrary.com. Payments will be coordinated manually via PayPal. Please review PayPal’s payment terms and conditions separately.

7. Access to Affiliate Dashboard

You will create a password so that you may enter the Affiliate Royale affiliate dashboard on functionalnutritionlibrary.com. From the dashboard you will be able to see reports that describe your transactions and affiliate earnings.

8. Promotion Restrictions

8.1. Any promotional materials that mention The Functional Nutrition Library should clearly indicate that the Functional Nutrition Library is not a joint effort between you and Erica Julson or The Unconventional RD, LLC and is an independent product that you are solely promoting as an affiliate. Any spam advertising or emailing that contains affiliate links to The Functional Nutrition Library is not allowed. If it comes to our attention that you are spamming or implying ownership in The Functional Nutrition Library, we will consider that cause for immediate termination of this Agreement and your participation in the Affiliate Program. Any pending balances owed to you will not be paid if your account is terminated for any of these reasons.

8.2 The Functional Nutrition Library does not accept affiliates from people who run coupon websites.

8.3. Affiliates will not use any “Parasiteware™ or ” “Parasitic Marketing” software or programs that overwrite affiliate tracking links, intercept search traffic to apply your affiliate link to the traffic, or displaying The Functional Nutrition Library in an IFrame.

9. Grant of Licenses

9.1. We grant you the nontransferable but revocable right to (i) access our site through affiliate links in accordance with the terms of this Agreement, and (ii) to use any licensed affiliate marketing materials that we provide to you. You are only entitled to use the affiliate materials if you are an affiliate in good standing.

9.2. Each party agrees not to use the other’s materials in any manner that is disparaging, misleading, obscene, or otherwise portrays the party in a negative light. Other than the license granted in this Agreement, each party retains all right, title, and interest to its respective rights and no right, title, or interest is transferred to the other.

10. Health Disclaimer

The Functional Nutrition Library is run by registered dietitian nutritionists who hold masters degrees in nutritional science. In addition, they have each completed 1,200 hours of supervised practice at local hospitals, schools, and nutrition-related businesses.

Please note that registered dietitians are not licensed physicians 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. The work of dietitians is guided by the Code of Ethics for the Profession of Dietetics. Understand that all information on this website 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.

All information included in the Functional Nutrition Library is information that has been curated and is in no way claiming to be comprehensive or conclusive. The information provided on functionalnutritionlibrary.com is meant for educational purposes only. It is NOT meant to be interpreted as medical advice for any individual. This information 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 or the Functional Nutrition Library is 100% AT YOUR OWN RISK.

No information provided on functionalnutritionlibrary.com 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.

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.

The Functional Nutrition Library is committed to presenting all sides of the information on various topics, to allow the readers to form their own conclusions.

11. Service Disclaimer

We do our best to ensure continued service of the Website and the Functional Nutrition Library. 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 Functional Nutrition Library or Website. Use of these Services is at your own risk.

12. Indemnification

You agree to hold us (The Unconventional RD, LLC and all staff, contractors, volunteers, interns, employees, and partners) 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.

13. Applicable Law

You agree that by using our Services, the laws of California will govern these Terms and any dispute that may arise between you and the company.

14. Miscellaneous

You agree that nothing in this Agreement will create any partnership, joint venture, agency, franchise, sales representative, or employment relationship between you and the Functional Nutrition Library. You will have no authority to make or accept any offers or representations on our behalf. You will not make any statement, whether on Your Site or any other of Your Site or otherwise, that reasonably would contradict anything in this Section.

15. Intellectual Property Rights

All content available within the Functional Nutrition Library is written by our team, 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, or with clients, 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 Functional Nutrition Library sponsors or endorses anything on your site without our express consent.

16. Disclaimers

The information, products, and services offered on this Website 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.