These Terms of Service (the “Agreement”) set forth the terms and conditions that apply to your access and use of the internet website owned and operated by Anna Chwistek, and located at servingdumplings.com (the “Site”) including all subsidiary webpages and access to any optimized version of the Site via a wireless device, and access and use of the services available thereon. This Agreement is legally binding between you, the person using this Site, and Anna Chwistek. Terms such as “we,” “our” and “us” refer to Anna Chwistek.
On our Site, we may provide short summaries of the terms and conditions in this Agreement. Any such summaries are provided only for your convenience, are not legally binding and do not modify this Agreement in any way.
Ability to Enter into this Agreement
This Site and the Services are not designed for or directed at children 13 years of age or younger. In addition, in order to enter into this Agreement, you must be 18 years old or have otherwise reached the legal age of majority in your jurisdiction of residence or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations and warranties set forth in this Agreement, and to abide by and comply with this Agreement. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are legally eligible to enter into this Agreement under any laws applicable to you in your jurisdiction of residence or otherwise. If you accept this Agreement, you represent that you have the capacity to be bound by it.
You may not use the Services and may not accept this Agreement if (a) you are not of legal age to form a binding contract with Anna Chwistek, or (b) you are a person barred from receiving the Services under the laws of the United States or other countries including the country in which you are a resident or from which you use the Services.
Before you continue, you should print or save a local copy of this Agreement for your records.
Your Profile Information and Account
In order to access certain Services, you may be required to provide information about yourself (such as API, identification or contact details) as part of the registration process for the Service or as part of your continued use of the Services. You may also have to create passwords or other forms of authentication. You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself, and you may not misrepresent your profile information. You agree and understand that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any such information or passwords. Accordingly, you agree that you will be solely responsible to Anna Chwistek for all activities that occur under your account. If you become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or of your account, you agree to notify Anna Chwistek immediately.
Your right to access and use the Services is personal to you and is not transferable by you to any other person or entity. You agree not to disclose your password to any third party. You are solely responsible for all activities that occur under your Account or under your Profile Information. If you become aware of any unauthorized use of your Account or Profile Information, you are responsible for notifying Anna Chwistek immediately.
By providing us with your e-mail address, you agree to receive all required notices electronically to that e-mail address. It is your responsibility to update or change that e-mail address, as appropriate.
By providing us with your phone number, you agree to allow Anna Chwistek to contact you via that telephone number regarding all billing notices and/or inquiries (including, but not limited to: payment issues, billing discrepancies, declined/failed payments and/or expired payment methods). It is your responsibility to update or change that phone number, as appropriate.
You shall pay all fees specified in any subscription to Services or use of the Site (“Subscription”). We will charge you a periodic fee based on the Subscription you choose. Such fees shall be billed in advance for each period and are non-refundable except as specifically mentioned in these Terms of Service. Except for refunds provided for cancellation of Subscriptions within the first fourteen (14) days (as described in the section below entitled Cancellation and Termination and in Anna Chwistek’s Refund Policy), there will be no refunds or credits for partial months of service or for periods in which your Subscription remains active but you do not use the Services
We reserve the right to modify our billing rates at any time upon thirty (30) days written notice by posting such fee changes to the Services or on the Site.
At our discretion, we may offer free or discounted pricing for use of the Services (a “Trial Program”). Once the terms of any Trial Program have expired, you agree that our normal billing rates shall apply. You agree to comply with any additional terms, restrictions or limitations (including limitations on the total amount of usage) we impose in connection with any Trial Program. You may not sign-up for multiple Accounts in order to receive additional benefits under any Trial Programs.
You agree to pay all charges incurred by users of your credit card, debit card, or other payment method used in connection with your Subscription at the prices in effect when such charges are incurred. You will pay any applicable taxes, if any, relating to any such purchases, transactions or other monetary transaction interactions.
All prices listed, fees, charges and refunds are issued in USD. We make no guarantees as to the exchange rate between any currencies, or that the exchange rate will remain unchanged during any period of time. The cost of Services may increase or decrease over a given period of time depending on the currency you choose to pay with and the specific exchange rate at that time. Refunds are likewise issued in USD and are subject to exchange rate volatility. There will be no additional refunds or credits issued in consideration of current or eventual exchange rates. You are responsible for any currency exchange taxes, fees, or other costs that may incur by making a purchase of our Services.
Intellectual Property Rights
All right, title, interest and ownership and intellectual property rights in and to the Site, Anna Chwistek trademarks and the templates provided via the Site, including but not limited to its “look and feel” (e.g., text, graphics, images, logos, buttons, icons and the placement and layout thereof), images, video, audio, data, content, software (including html-based computer programs) and other media, material or information, are and will remain the property of Anna Chwistek or its software or content suppliers. The Site is protected under Canada, United States and international copyright, trademark and other laws and treaties.
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Anna Chwistek grants to you, during the term of this Agreement, a non-transferable, non-sublicensable, non-exclusive, revocable, limited-purpose right to access and use the Services that are subject to a valid Subscription.
Disclaimer of Warranties
ANNA CHWISTEK DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY THAT THE SITE OR ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE AND CONTENT, WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKES THE SITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU AGREE THAT, FROM TIME TO TIME, ANNA CHWISTEK MAY REMOVE THE SITE FOR INDEFINITE PERIODS OF TIME WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU. YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THE SITE MAY BE INTERRUPTED FROM TIME TO TIME FOR ANY OF SEVERAL REASONS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE MALFUNCTION OF EQUIPMENT, PERIODIC UPDATING, MAINTENANCE OR REPAIR OF THE SITE OR OTHER ACTIONS THAT ANNA CHWISTEK, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, MAY ELECT TO TAKE. ANNA CHWISTEK MAKES NO GUARANTEE REGARDING: (A) THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO YOUR API; OR (B) THE COMPATIBILITY OF YOUR SOFTWARE, HARDWARE OR CONTENT WITH THE SITE.
ANNA CHWISTEK IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACTS OR OMISSIONS OF, OR FOR THE FAILINGS OF, ANY THIRD-PARTY PROVIDER OF ANY CONTENT, SERVICE, NETWORK, SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS, HOSTING SERVICES UTILIZED BY ANNA CHWISTEK, TELECOMMUNICATIONS PROVIDERS, CONTENT PROVIDED BY OTHER USERS, OR ANY SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE NOT PROVIDED BY ANNA CHWISTEK.
ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR OTHER DEVICE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM ANNA CHWISTEK OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SITE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THIS AGREEMENT.
THE SITE IS OFFERED AND CONTROLLED BY ANNA CHWISTEK FROM ITS FACILITIES IN BELGIUM. ANNA CHWISTEK MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS THAT THE SITE IS APPROPRIATE OR AVAILABLE FOR USE IN OTHER LOCATIONS. THOSE WHO ACCESS OR USE THE SITE FROM OTHER JURISDICTIONS DO SO AT THEIR OWN VOLITION AND ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMPLIANCE WITH LOCAL LAW.
Unless you notify Anna Chwistek or cancel your subscription before the end of the applicable subscription period that you want to cancel your renewal, your subscription will automatically renew and you authorize us to collect the then-applicable annual or monthly subscription for such Renewal using any credit card or other payment medium we have on record for you. A subscription can be cancelled at any time in the My Account and Billing section of your dashboard.
Cancellation and Termination
If you wish to cancel your Subscription, you can do so by logging into your account and proceeding with this option through the billing section menu. If you are unable to find this option within the billing section or if you have questions or need assistance, please contact us, by sending an e-mail and we can assist you with the cancellation process. You will remain liable for all charges accrued on your account up to the time that you downgrade or cancel your Subscription, including full monthly fees for the month in which you cancelled, provided however that if you cancel your Subscription within the first fourteen (14) days of opening your Membership Account (Anna’s Cooking Club), there will be no charges.
Anna Chwistek reserves the right at any time, and without cost, charge or liability, to terminate this Agreement at its sole discretion for any reason, including, but not limited to, a failure to comply with the terms of this Agreement. In addition, Anna Chwistek may, in its sole discretion, at any time, temporarily or permanently suspend access to your account, Subscription or Services for any violation or suspected violation of this Agreement. Anna Chwistek also reserves the right to deny access to anyone, including, but not limited to those users who use proxy servers and/or IP addresses residing in certain geographical areas. Anna Chwistek reserves the right to terminate any portion of the Site at any time, for any reason, with or without notice.
If you decide that Anna’s Cooking Club is not for you, then just let our awesome support team know (we make it easy!).
Refunds requested within 7 days, after your free trial period ends will be refunded. While some refunds may be instant, refund credit can take up to 5 – 10 business days to show up in your credit card statement.
If adequate notice is not received and your credit card is subsequently charged, you will not receive a refund.
On occasion, Anna Chwistek may offer purchase incentives in the form of subscription discount codes. Discount codes are applied on an introductory basis, meaning that are only applied for the first term of the subscription selected. Discount codes do not perpetuate with the life of the subscription. After your initial term has passed, subscriptions will be charged the regular price.
If any portion of this Agreement is deemed unlawful, void or unenforceable by any arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction, this Agreement as a whole shall not be deemed unlawful, void or unenforceable, but only that portion of this Agreement that is unlawful, void or unenforceable shall be stricken from this Agreement.
You agree that this Agreement is specifically enforceable by injunctive relief and other equitable remedies without proof of monetary damages.
You agree that if Anna Chwistek does not exercise or enforce any legal right or remedy which is contained in the Agreement (or which Anna Chwistek has the benefit of under any applicable law), this will not be taken to be a formal waiver of Anna Chwistek’s rights and that those rights or remedies will still be available to Anna Chwistek.
The sections of “Submission of Content”, “Intellectual Property Rights”, “Confidential Information”, “Disclaimer of Warranties”, “Third Party Sites and Content”, “Limitation of Liability/Exclusion of Consequential and Related Damages”, “Indemnity” and “Agreement to Governing Law and Jurisdiction”, “Severability”, “Legal Remedies”, and any other provisions that by their nature are intended to survive will survive any actual or purported termination of your account or termination or expiration of this Agreement and shall continue in full force and effect.
Manner of Giving Notice
Except as otherwise specified in this Agreement, all notices, permissions and approvals hereunder shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been given upon: (i) personal delivery, (ii) the second business day after mailing, (iii) the second business day after sending by confirmed facsimile, or (iv) the first business day after sending by email. Billing-related notices to you shall be addressed to the relevant billing contact designated by you. All other notices to you shall be addressed to the relevant contact designated by you.