Terms & Conditions of Use

Last updated October 9, 2013

WELCOME TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR TASTEOFHOMEPLUS.COM (THE "WEBSITE") AND THE TASTE OF HOME PLUS MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE ("TERMS OF USE") CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE WEBSITE. BY SIGNING UP FOR A TASTE OF HOME MEMBERSHIP ("MEMBERSHIP"), OR BY VIEWING, ACCESSING OR OTHERWISE USING THIS WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THESE TERMS OF USE.

We reserve the right in our sole discretion to change, modify, add or delete portions of these Terms of Use at any time. We will provide notice of such changes only by posting the updated notice on our Website and changing the "last updated" date listed above. Your continued use of this Website following the posting of its changes or modifications will constitute your acceptance of such changes or modifications. Therefore, you should frequently review the Terms of Use and applicable policies from time to time to understand the terms and conditions that apply to your use of the Website, or of your membership. If you do not agree to the amended terms, you must cancel your membership. We encourage you to review our Terms of Use each time you visit our Website to see if it has been updated since your last visit.

These Terms of Use apply exclusively to your access to, and use of, this Website and the Taste of Home Plus membership program, and does not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any other agreement you may have with Reiman Media Group, LLC. ("Reiman") for products, services or otherwise.

Eligibility in the Taste of Home Plus Membership Program

This Website and membership program are intended solely for users who are 13 years of age or older, and any use of or access to the Website or the membership program by anyone under 13 is unauthorized, unlicensed and in violation of these Terms of Use. By using the Website or the membership program, you represent and warrant that you are thirteen or older and that you agree to abide by all of these terms and conditions. However, persons who are under eighteen (18) years of age must have an adult register them for the Taste of Home Plus Membership. The Taste of Home Plus Membership Program is void in New Hampshire, Rhode Island and California and where prohibited or restricted by law. The Preferred level is void in Iowa. The membership program is intended to be suitable for all ages. However, Taste of Home Plus reserves the right to limit the access of minor members to certain rights, benefits, offerings or privileges of the membership program which are deemed unsuitable to minors or in order to comply with applicable law. Individuals may only become involved as members in their own name and may not transfer any benefits or rights under the membership program to other parties. Members may not represent or act as a proxy for other members or other parties, except for adults registering minors as members. Membership is personal to the member and is not transferable to any other person or entity.

Privacy Policy

Users of this Website should refer to Taste of Home Plus's Privacy Policy, before providing any information to find out how Taste of Home Plus collects uses and discloses personal information from its users. Any personally identifying information submitted and used in the Taste of Home Plus membership service is subject to our Privacy Policy. Please review our Privacy Policy to understand our practices and how we will use this information. By using our service, you consent to receive certain communications from Taste of Home Plus including email notifications with information about your membership, benefits or changes to your account or custom promotions. If you no longer wish to receive email communications, you may unsubscribe from promotional emails either through the email itself or in your account profile. Transactional emails or emails that contain information about account changes, password resets, confirmation emails, etc. are a part of the relationship with Taste of Home Plus, and you receive them as a part of your membership. You agree that any notice, agreements, disclosure or other communications we send to you electronically will satisfy any legal communication requirements.

Proprietary Rights

I. Copyrights; Limited License
II. Trademarks

Hyperlinks

You are granted a limited, nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to any page of this Website, provided such link does not portray Taste of Home Plus or any of its products and services in a false, misleading, derogatory or otherwise defamatory manner. This limited right may be revoked at any time. You may not use, frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any Taste of Home Plus trademark, logo or other proprietary information, including the images found at this Website, the content of any text or the layout/design of any page or form contained on any page of the Website, without Taste of Home Plus's express written consent. Except as noted above, you are not conveyed any right or license, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, in or under any patent, trademark, copyright or proprietary right of Reiman/Taste of Home Plus or any third party.

Local and National Retailer Discounts

Taste of Home Plus provides access to local and national retailer discounts. Use of discounts in the Local and National Retailer discounts page are subject to the terms, limitations and conditions outlined with each deal. Taste of Home Plus is not responsible for a merchant's refusal to redeem a deal for any reason. Taste of Home Plus puts forth every effort to ensure all deals are accurate and redeemable. If you encounter a merchant unwilling to redeem a deal, you should call 1-888-311-9921.

Annual Fees and Renewal

The annual membership fee depends on which membership level was chosen. The annual fee is $29* for the “Essentials” level and $59* for the "Preferred" level. The one year term begins on the date of membership purchase. Annual fees are subject to change. We will notify you of any price change before charging your card further.
*Membership fees may be taxed in accordance with state laws. Annual membership fee does not include applicable taxes.

Your membership will automatically renew each year for additional one-year periods that commence on the day after the previous term ends unless (i) you notify Customer Care by telephone at 800.734.4553 of your decision to opt out of Automatic Renewal Membership; or (ii) you cancel your membership or (iii) we terminate your membership. Except where prohibited by applicable law, Automatic Renewal Membership fees will be billed annually and automatically to the credit card we currently have on file for you, in the amount of the then current membership fee. If you wish to use a different credit card or if there is a change in the existing credit card on file, such as expiration date or billing address, you should update your billing information in the payment section of your My Account page, or contact Customer Care. If the credit card on file reaches its expiration date and you do not update the information, you will not be able to access your benefits on the website until the credit card information is updated and the account brought back to good, paying, status. You have 30 days to provide us a new credit card or your membership will be canceled. If you provide us with a new card and are successfully charged within 30 days, your new membership period will be based on the original renewal date and not the date of the successful charge.

UNLESS YOU NOTIFY US BEFORE A CHARGE THAT YOU WANT TO CANCEL OR DO NOT WANT TO AUTO RENEW, YOU UNDERSTAND YOUR TASTE OF HOME MEMBERSHIP WILL AUTOMATICALLY CONTINUE AND YOU AUTHORIZE US (WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE TO YOU, UNLESS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW) TO COLLECT THE THEN-APPLICABLE MEMBERSHIP FEE AND ANY TAXES, USING ANY CREDIT CARD WE HAVE ON RECORD FOR YOU.

Membership Benefits

The Taste of Home Plus member program entitles members to the following benefits:
ESSENTIALS LEVEL MEMBER
PREFERRED LEVEL MEMBER
DELUXE LEVEL MEMBER*
PREMIER LEVEL MEMBER*

Free Standard Shipping

All Shop Taste of Home Plus orders shipped to addresses within the contiguous United States qualify for free standard ground shipping.

Taste of Home Plus Cooking School Show Tickets

Each Deluxe and Premier Taste of Home Plus membership affords the opportunity for 2 general admission tickets for a cooking school show within 1 year from the date of membership purchase. Please allow at least 30 days prior to your requested show to request tickets but the earlier you request the tickets the better. Due to popularity of the Taste of Home Cooking School and limited capacity, tickets may be limited or unavailable. Requests are honored on a first-come, first-served basis. Nevertheless reasonable efforts will be made to honor all ticket requests made by our Taste of Home Plus members. Locations and dates of each Cooking School are determined with local media partners prior to each season. However, the Taste of Home Cooking School Show schedule is updated frequently. Please visit tasteofhomeplus.com/FindAShow for the most current show dates and venues. Refunds and/or the cash equivalent are not available in lieu of tickets. Tickets are non-transferable and limited to two tickets per membership term. It is the responsibility of the member to provide appropriate transportation/accommodations as they relate to the event.

Membership Restrictions

We reserve the right to accept or refuse membership in our discretion. You may not transfer or assign your Taste of Home membership or any member benefits.

Membership Cancellation

You are free to cancel your account any time by calling the Customer Care VIP Line 1-800-734-4553 Weekdays, 7 a.m.–10 p.m. CST, Saturdays, 7 a.m.–7 p.m., or email CustomerCare@TasteofHomePlus.com.

A prorated refund will be issued based on the number of full months remaining in your membership. However, we will not give any refund for termination related to conduct that we determine, in our discretion, violates these Terms or any applicable law, involves fraud or misuse of the Taste of Home Plus membership, or is harmful to our interests or another user. California and Wisconsin Residents your refund policy is subject to the terms set forth in your membership agreement and may be different than stated herein. Please refer to your membership agreement for details or contact Customer Care for further details.

Account Access

You are solely responsible for updating and maintaining the truth and accuracy of the information provided to Taste of Home Plus related to your account. You are also responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and restricting access to others. If you disclose your password to anyone or share your account publicly, you take full responsibility for the actions of others accessing your account. Whenever possible, users of public or shared devices should log out at the completion of each visit. Taste of Home Plus reserves the right to place any membership account on hold anytime and without notification to the Member in order to protect itself and its partners from what it believes to be fraudulent activity.

Disclaimer

THIS WEBSITE AND THE CONTENT AVAILABLE ON IT AND ANY SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND YOU AGREE THAT USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND/OR ITS CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. REIMAN DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. REIMAN DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT MATERIALS ON THIS WEBSITE ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, OR ERROR-FREE. REIMAN DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE OR ITS SERVER(S) ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

Taste of Home Plus reserves the right to change any and all Content contained on this Website at any time without notice. Reference to any products, services, processes or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by Reiman/Taste of Home Plus.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL REIMAN OR ITS PARENT, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF DATA, WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT OR SERVICES CONTAINED ON, OR ACCESSED THROUGH, THIS WEBSITE, EVEN IF TASTE OF HOME PLUS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. DAMAGES WILL NOT EXCEED THE LAST ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEE YOU PAID. THESE EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY WILL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW AND WILL SURVIVE CANCELLATION OR TERMINATION OF YOUR TASTE OF HOME MEMBERSHIP.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so some of the above may not apply to you.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Reiman and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, suppliers and licensors from and against any and all claims, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from or related to your use of the Website, or from your conduct, your violation of these Terms of Use or your violation of the rights of any third party.

Applicable Law & Jurisdictional Issues

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, without regard to its choice of law principles to the contrary. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these terms and conditions shall be filed only in the state and federal courts residing the State of New York, and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of these Terms of Use. Taste of Home Plus does not represent or warrant that the membership program or any part thereof is appropriate or available for use in any particular jurisdiction. Those who choose to join the membership program do so on their own initiative and at their own risk, and are responsible for complying with all local laws, rules and regulations. We may limit the availability of the Taste of Home Plus Membership Program, in whole or in part, to any person, geographic area or jurisdiction we choose, at any time and in our sole discretion.

Taste of Home Plus is not available to Canadian or International residents and not available to US residents in Iowa, Rhode Island and New Hampshire. Premier Tier is not available to residents in California, Colorado or Connecticut.

Termination

Taste of Home Plus reserves the right, without notice and in its sole discretion at any time, to terminate your Taste of Home Plus membership and license to use this Website, and to block or prevent future access to and use of this Website. If we do so, we will give you a prorated refund based on the number of full months remaining in your membership. However, we will not give any refund for termination related to conduct that we determine, in our discretion, violates these Terms or any applicable law, involves fraud or misuse of the Taste of Home Plus membership, or is harmful to our interests or another user. Our failure to insist upon or enforce your strict compliance with these Terms will not constitute a waiver of any of our rights. Taste of Home Plus also reserves the right, at any time in its sole discretion, and without notice, to discontinue the Website or any features or services available through the Website or membership program.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms of Use shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

DMCA Notice

It is the policy of Taste of Home Plus not to permit materials known by Taste of Home Plus to be infringing to remain on the Site. You should notify Taste of Home Plus promptly if you believe any materials on the Site, including advertisements, or materials available on or through links, frames, indexes and directories linked to this Site, infringe a third party copyright. Upon Taste of Home Plus's receipt of a proper notice of claimed infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the "DMCA"), Taste of Home Plus will respond expeditiously to remove, or disable access to, the material claimed to be infringing and will follow the procedures specified in the DMCA to resolve the claim between the notifying party and the alleged infringer who provided the content at issue.

Please contact the representative listed at the bottom of this section for copyright infringement notices only. If you have a question about your Taste of Home Plus account, a general question, or any other Customer Service inquiry, please email us at TermsandConditions@TasteofHome.com.

To provide notice of claimed copyright infringement only:
The Reader's Digest Association, Inc.(Parent Compnay to Reiman Media Group, LLC)
44 South Broadway
White Plains, New York 10601
attn: Beth Clerc
beth_clerc@rd.com
telephone : (914) 244-5620
fax: (914) 244-5644

It is the policy of Reiman to terminate its contractual relationships regarding content with third parties who repeatedly infringe the copyrights of others.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this legal notice, the practices of this Website, or your dealings with this Website, please email us at TermsandConditions@TasteofHome.com.