Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions, Copyright, Privacy Policy & Affiliate Disclosure

Terms and Conditions

The author of GAPS DIET JOURNEY, Starlene Stewart, is passionate about the GAPS Diet, GAPS Nutritional Protocol, food, cooking and nutrition; however, she is not a licensed medical professional, nor does she claim to be. She is not here to diagnose or provide medical advice to any reader. Always consult with your own physician before embarking on new exercise routines, diets, etc.

The information contained on GAPS DIET JOURNEY is intended for informational and educational purposes only. The statements made on this website have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Any information or products discussed on the website are not intended to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent any disease or illness. Please consult your own health care practitioner before making changes to your current diet or before beginning any herbal or vitamin supplement regimen or exercise program. The readers of GAPS DIET JOURNEY are advised to do their own research and work with their primary health care provider. If you are pregnant, nursing, have a medical condition or are taking any medication, please consult your doctor before making any changes to your diet, supplement, or exercise routine.

Limitation of Liability

Use of the GAPS DIET JOURNEY website is at your own risk. GAPS DIET JOURNEY and its employees, as well as any partnering websites are not liable for any damages that arise out of your access to this site, whether they be direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or punitive. GAPS DIET JOURNEY, its employees, and its partners assume no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to your computer, or viruses, worms, Trojan horses, or other codes that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the website or downloading materials.

The information provided on this site is for education and entertainment purposes only and is not a substitute for medical advice. In no event shall the owners and/or administrators of GAPS DIET JOURNEY, its partners, vendors, or any third parties mentioned within the content of this site be liable for any damages or injuries however caused, whether it be during or after altering any nutritional or lifestyle program. GAPS DIET JOURNEY assumes no responsibility for any aspect of health care administered as a result of content available on the site.

Content Copyright and Disclaimer

The content and images on GAPS DIET JOURNEY’S website are copyright by the author (unless otherwise stated), including posts written by people other than those employed by GAPS DIET JOURNEY. The authors own and retain that copyright and no part of any post, nor any image contained on this site, shall be used without express, written permission from the author(s). Individual articles and information from other websites are based upon the opinions of the respective authors.

GAPS DIET JOURNEY reserves the right to edit, delete, or add to any content on the website at any time, without prior notice to users. The views and opinions expressed on this blog are that of GAPS DIET JOURNEY and its author. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question.

Please refer to the Privacy Policy for information on how we protect your personal privacy.

GAPS Diet Journey Privacy Policy

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The privacy of my visitors to GAPS Diet Journey is important to me. I hate spam and would never want you to have more as a result of this blog. If you subscribe to my RSS Feed I will not spam you or sell your email address to anyone else. You can always unsubscribe by clicking the unsubscribe button at the bottom of the article.

The whole pot of stock…

Your privacy is very important to GAPS Diet Journey. Here is a bit more detail to help understand how GAPS Diet Journey will collect, use, communicate and disclose and make use of personal information. We will not rent, sell, lease, or give away any of your personal information.The following outlines our privacy policy. Please read this privacy policy before using the site or submitting any personal information. By using the site, you accept the practices described here.

  • Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
  • We will collect and use of personal information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
  • We will only retain personal information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
  • We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
  • Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • We will protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We will make readily available to customers information about our policies and practices relating to the management of personal information.

Cookie/Tracking Technology

GAPS Diet Journey may use cookies and tracking technology which are useful for gathering information such as browser type and operating system, tracking the number of visitors to the site, and understanding how visitors use the Site. Personal information cannot be collected via cookies and other tracking technology, however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Third parties such as our advertisers may also use cookies to collect information in the course of serving ads to you. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. Google, in particular, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this 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.

Google Advertising

Google’s advertising network displays Tridot ads on other websites. Google uses cookies to display Tridot ads based on our visitors’ past visits to the Tridot website. You may opt out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page.

Distribution of Information

We do not share your personally identifiable information to any third party for marketing purposes. However, we may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when: (1) permitted or required by law; or, (2) trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions; or, (3) investigating fraud which has already taken place.

Commitment to Data Security

Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized staff of this site (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information.

RSS and Email Subscriptions

This website records information about how people access our RSS feeds, but does not collect any personally identifying information from or about our RSS subscribers. This website’s feed services collect the e-mail addresses of individuals that subscribe to our RSS feed via e-mail. Individual information about subscribers to this website’s feed is held in strict confidence; we will not release or disclose any specific subscriber information under any circumstances, unless required by law. Aggregated information stripped of any personally identifiable information may be disclosed.


Comments submitted to this website are the responsibility of the commenter. We reserve the right to remove or edit comments at our discretion. Site URLs (if provided) are published along with comments. E-mail addresses are required with the submission of comments but are not disclosed, unless the commenter deliberately does so him/herself by entering the e-mail address in the main comment box in addition to the box clearly labeled for the e-mail address. For your protection, I will remove e-mail addresses in comments when I see them.

GAPS Diet Journey reserves the right to delete any comments that it deems not beneficial to the readership. This includes but is not limited to comments containing profanity, self promotion, harassment, threats, or spam of any sort.

External Links

The web site contains links to other websites not owned by the owner of this website. We will not, and cannot, control how your personal information is used on these other websites. Consult the privacy policies of the linked websites to see how they use your information.

Privacy Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments about our privacy policy you may contact us.
We reserve the right to make changes to this policy. You are encouraged to review the privacy policy whenever you visit the site to make sure that you understand how any personal information you provide will be used.


In order to keep the content on GAPS DIET JOURNEY free, advertisements and sponsorships may appear on the website, including links to third party’s websites. Some of these links may be ”affiliate links” whereby I earn a small commission or referral fee on your purchase. This has no effect on your price. It is purely a cost of doing business for the vendor companies that I support and shop at. The monies earned help maintain and support this website and free content. These referrals and recommendations are purely my own and I encourage you to research a company and/or a product before deciding to purchase.

As always, I am open to feedback from my readers. Please let me know if you have any questions, comments, concerns, ideas, etc.

GAPS Diet Journey