Terms of Use

Welcome to The Chefs Toolbox Recipe Library!

We appreciate your contributions very much – keep them coming!

Please read these Terms of Use and abide by them at all times to ensure we can offer everyone a great experience using our Web site:

To use our Web site and submit recipes, you must:

  • Comply with any policies or other requirements we specify.
  • Provide us with only accurate information about yourself.

You agree not to do any of the following:

  • Violate any applicable law or legal requirement.
  • Engage in fraud or misuse of our Web site and recipe contents.
  • Engage in conduct that is harmful to us or another user
  • Post any content which is discriminatory, offensive or in breach of the laws of Australia and New Zealand.

We do not claim ownership of any content that you post on this Web site.

For recipes and any other content you post, you give us the following permission: you grant us an irrevocable, non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use, distribute and perform it or derivatives of it, with or without attribution, including for advertising-related purposes. You agree that we are forever free to use any ideas, concepts or know-how that you provide to us.

You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the use or other handling of your content by third parties.

You represent and warrant that you own the content posted by you on our Web site or otherwise have the right to grant the rights and licenses to post this content.

The Chefs Toolbox reserves the right to edit or delete any content from the Web site for any or no reason, without prior notice.

You agree that our Web site is not a backup service, and you will not rely on the Web site for the purposes of backup or storage. You agree to make a secure copy of any important content before posting it to our Web site. The Chefs Toolbox will not be liable to you for any modification, suspension, or discontinuation of the Web site, or the loss of any content. You acknowledge that the Web site may be subject to breaches of security, and that the submission and storage of content may not be secure.

You agree that The Chefs Toolbox is not responsible for, and does not endorse, content posted by you within the Web site. The Chefs Toolbox does not have any obligation to prescreen, monitor, edit, or remove any content.

The Chefs Toolbox has adopted and implemented a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of users who are repeat copyright infringers. If you believe that your copyright or the copyright of a person on whose behalf you are authorised to act has been infringed, please provide The Chefs Toolbox a written notice containing the following information:

  1. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works.
  2. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
  3. Contact information for the notifying party, including your name, address, telephone number, and email address.
  4. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.

In no event shall The Chefs Toolbox or its officers, directors, agents, employees, representatives, internal operating units, affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, sublicensees, successors and assigns, independent contractors, and related parties be liable to you or any third party for any loss of profits, loss of use, loss of data, interruption of business, or any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of the site or with the delay or inability to use same, or for any breach of security, or for any information, products, and services obtained through or viewed on the Web site, or otherwise arising out of the use of same, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability, regulation, common law precedent or otherwise, even if the chefs toolbox entities have been advised of the possibility of damages and even if such damages result from any negligence or gross negligence.

Important: by using the Web site, you agree to resolve disputes with the operator of this site through binding arbitration (and with very limited exceptions, not in court).

The Chefs Toolbox may amend these Terms of Use at any time and at our sole discretion, by posting the updated version on our website (such as via a link to it in the footer).