Terms of Use, Privacy Policy & Disclaimer

Our Privacy Policy

We take online privacy seriously and strive to protect the privacy of the users of this website and those who subscribe to our services.

RSS Subscriptions: We record information about how people access our RSS feeds, but we do not collect any personally identifying information from or about our RSS subscribers.

E-mail Subscriptions: Our service provider (Feedburner) collects the e-mail addresses of individuals that subscribe to our RSS feed via e-mail. This information is held in strict confidence; we do not (and will not) release or disclose any specific subscriber information under any circumstances, unless required by law. General aggregate information (e.g., total number of subscribers, etc.) may be disclosed.

Web Server Traffic: We record information about how people access the web site in our server logs. This includes things such as your IP address (or DNS), your browser, and your operating system.

E-mail: E-mail sent to the site is considered property of this site, and questions or tips might be published. In such cases, we will not disclose any personally identifying information.

Comments: Comments left on the site are the responsibility of the commenter. We reserve the right to remove comments or edit them due to errors. Site URLs (if provided) are published along with comments, but e-mail addresses are never disclosed.

External Links: The web site contains numerous links to other sites. Due to the constantly changing nature of the internet, we cannot vouch for the reliability of those sites or their privacy policies.

Use of Cookies: Please note the following:

  • Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site.
  • Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites 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.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Terms of Use

Comments: This site permits readers to leave comments expressing their views about the articles published on The Dough Roller. If you chose to leave a comment, you agree to keep your comments–

  • relevant to the topic
  • respectful of others, and
  • suitable for a family forum (after all, my children read the site from time to time).

You also agree to refrain from posting any material that–

  • violates any laws or legal rights of other persons or entities
  • infringes upon the copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property of others
  • is abusive
  • contains excessive use of foul language or references to adult content
  • contains knowingly false statements, libel, or slander, or
  • contains spam or unwanted commercial solicitations.

Due to the real-time nature of this commenting system, it is impossible for us to review every message. We do not actively monitor the contents of this website and are not responsible for any messages posted. However, if we are made aware of a violation of our terms of use, we will remove the offending comments immediately without warning. Repeat offenders will be banned from the website permanently.

You are solely responsible for the materials you post here. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless this website and its agents with respect to any claims based upon the transmission of your messages.

We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy or usefulness of any information posted, nor are we responsible for the contents of any message. The comments express the views of the author of the message and do not reflect the opinions of this website’s administrators or bloggers.

In addition, the following policy applies to all comments on The Dough Roller:

    • By posting a comment, you grant us the right to use, display, republish, sell, alter, or delete your comment in any way and for any reason.
    • Once your comment is posted, it may not be edited or removed by you, the author. We do not have the duty to modify or delete the comment at your request; however, we reserve the right to edit your comment at our discretion.
    • This policy is subject to change at any time without notice.
    • Please use your name or pseudonym, not site name or keywords
    • No unsolicited commercial comment.

General Disclaimer

The content of The Dough Roller is for general information purposes only and does not constitute professional advice. We try to provide content that is true and accurate as of the date of writing; however, we give no assurance or warranty regarding the accuracy, timeliness, or applicability of any of the contents. Visitors to The Dough Roller should not act upon the content or information without first seeking appropriate professional advice.

The Dough Roller is not intended to be a source for professional advice. Visitors to this site should always seek the advice of an appropriately qualified professional. The Dough Roller assumes no responsibility for information contained on this web site and disclaims all liability in respect of such information. In addition, none of its content will form any part of any contract between us or constitute any type of offer by The Dough Roller. Specific disclaimers may apply in addition to certain content or parts of the site.

The Dough Roller accepts no responsibility for and excludes all liability in connection with browsing this web site, use of information or downloading any materials from it, including but not limited to any liability for errors, inaccuracies, omissions, or misleading or defamatory statements. The information at this web site might include opinions or views which, unless expressly stated otherwise, are not necessarily those of The Dough Roller or any associated company or any person in relation to whom they would have any liability or responsibility.

This web site is provided “as is” and The Dough Roller expressly disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, to the extent permitted by law, including but not limited to warranties of satisfactory quality, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to the service or any materials.

The Dough Roller hereby excludes liability for any claims, losses, demands, or damages of any kind whatsoever with regard to any information, content, or services provided at our web site, including but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, or consequential loss or damages, compensatory damages, loss of profits, or data, or otherwise.

Disclaimer of Endorsement

Reference within this site to any specific commercial or non-commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer or otherwise does not constitute or imply an endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by The Dough Roller.

The views and opinions of the authors of content published at The Dough Roller does not necessarily state or reflect the opinion of The Dough Roller or its owners, and cannot be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes.

References to books, software, web sites, or products as “Recommended by The Dough Roller” are specific suggestions only and do not necessarily constitute or imply an endorsement.

FTC Disclaimer

The information found on the Dough Roller is provided and intended for informational and entertainment purposes only and does not constitute financial, legal, or other advice of any kind. As required by FTC regulations, please note that we have a financial relationship with the companies mentioned on this site. We frequently review products or services that we have been given access to for free. However, we do not accept compensation in any form in exchange for positive reviews, and the reviews found on this site represent the opinions of the author.

Disclaimer for Links to External, Third Party Web Sites

Links to external, or third party web sites, are provided solely for visitors’ convenience. Links taken to other sites are done so at your own risk and The Dough Roller accepts no liability for any linked sites or their content. When you access an external web site, keep in mind that The Dough Roller has no control over its content.

Any link from The Dough Roller to an external web site does not imply or mean that The Dough Roller endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or the use of such web site. The Dough Roller does not give any representation regarding the quality, safety, suitability, or reliability of any external web sites or any of the content or materials contained in them. It is important for users to take necessary precautions, especially to ensure appropriate safety from viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other potentially destructive items.

When visiting external web sites, users should review those web sites’ privacy policies and other terms of use to learn more about, what, why and how they collect and use any personally identifiable information.

Published or Updated: April 21, 2014