Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

1. Terms

All content on this site is for informational and educational purposes.  All recipes have been created by me and tested on myself, however I make no claims as to the performance or safety of any of these formulas.  Please always do a patch test before trying any new product.  You may use the content of this website at your own risk and the owners of this website shall not be liable for any adverse outcomes.  All information is true and current to the best of my knowledge however I may change and update content at any time and/or make corrections as needed.  Some posts may include links to other websites for further information.  These links are provided for your convenience however we are not responsible for the content on those websites.

By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these web site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by applicable copyright and trade mark law.

2. Disclaimer

  1. The materials on Escentual Web’s web site are provided “as is”. Escentual Web makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, Escentual Web does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its Internet web site or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.
  2. The statements herein have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. The information contained in this website is for educational purposes and should not be used to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. If you have a health concern, please consult your health care provider.

3. Limitations

In no event shall Escentual Web or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on Escentual Web’s Internet site, even if Escentual Web or a Escentual Web authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

4. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on Escentual Web’s web site could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Escentual Web strives to provide well researched and accurate information at the time of publication, but does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. Escentual Web may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. Escentual Web does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

5. Links

Escentual Web has not reviewed all of the sites that link to its web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Escentual Web of the site. Use of any such linked web site is at the user’s own risk. Escentual Web reviews the specific pages linked to at time of publication, but is not responsible for any changes to the pages made after publication.

6. Site Terms of Use Modifications

Escentual Web may revise these terms of use for its web site at any time without notice. By using this web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms and Conditions of Use.

7. Governing Law

Any claim relating to Escentual Web’s web site shall be governed by the laws of the State of Washington without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

DMCA:  All content on this website is original unless otherwise noted and referenced. Reproduction of entire posts is not permitted without permission. If you would like to reprint an excerpt, please include a link back to the original post on this site.  If you believe you own the copyright to any material on this website and the use of your material on this site violates your copyright, please contact us at info[AT]escentualweb[DOT]com.

Advertising & Affiliate Links

Escentual Web uses ad networks and affiliate partners as a means of supporting the work of this website.   Some links on this website link to our affiliates, while many links do not.  While this website does use affiliate partners as a means of compensation, I am committed to creating a useful website that uses advertising methods with integrity.  I only place links to affiliates within posts when the link is relevant, and I do not create posts with the express purpose of linking to a product.  Please see the privacy policy below for more details about advertising and affiliates.

This site may accept promotional products for review.  Any products received in such a manner will be disclosed in the posts that refer to them.  I aim for fair and objective writing and my opinions of said products will always be honest.

Ad and affiliate sponsors use cookies to track when you have used a link to get from this site to their site–that is how they know to credit us with a referral. If you wish to not have cookies used by Google Ads, please visit You may also disable cookies through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.

Escentual Web is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to

Privacy Policy

Privacy and cookies policy

  1. Introduction

1.1    We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website users

1.2    This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of our website visitors.

1.3    In this policy, “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Escentual Web

  1. How we use your personal data

We may collect, store and use the following types of personal data

2.1    Information about your computer and your visit to this site. This may include IP address, geographical location, referral source, length of visit, page views, and website navigation. We use Google Analytics to analyze these statistics. Escentual Web does not receive any personally identifiable information from these statistics. We use this information to improve the website for our visitors. You can learn more about how Google Analytics safeguards data at

2.3    Information that you post for publication on our website, including comments. By submitting comments, you agree to have your comment publicly posted.

2.4    Information you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or receiving reader gifts such as printables. This data may be used for the purposes of sending you relevant notifications, printables, and other communications you may be interested in. These messages may be commercial or non-commercial in nature.

2.5    Any other information that you provide us for any reason.

  1. Providing your personal data to others

3.1    We do not sell or rent your personal data to others.

  1. International transfers of your personal data

4.1    We operate from the United States, which may have different data protection laws than other jurisdictions. If you live in the European Union, your information may be transferred outside of the EU to jurisdictions which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in the EU.

  1. Retaining and deleting personal data

5.1    Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.

5.3    We will retain your personal data as follows:

(a)    Google analytics retains data for a period of 26 months.

(b)    If you subscribe to the email list, you will remain on the list until you choose to unsubscribe. From time to time, we may purge email subscribers who have not engaged with our communications.

  1. Security of personal data

6.1    The transmission of data over the internet is inherently insecure. We will take appropriate precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your data, but we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

  1. Amendments

7.1    We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.

7.2    You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

7.3    We may notify you of significant changes to this policy by email if you are a subscriber to this site.

  1. Your rights

8.1    In this Section 8, we have summarized the rights that you have under data protection law. Some of the rights are complex, and not all of the details have been included in our summaries. Accordingly, you should read the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities for a full explanation of these rights.

8.2    Your principal rights under data protection law are:

(a)    the right to access;

(b)    the right to rectification;

(c)     the right to erasure;

(d)    the right to restrict processing;

(e)    the right to object to processing;

(f)     the right to data portability;

(g)    the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and

(h)    the right to withdraw consent.

  1. Third party websites

9.1    Our website includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party websites.

9.2    We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

  1. Personal data of children

10.1  Our website is targeted at persons over the age of 16.

10.2  If we have reason to believe that we hold personal data of a person under that age in our databases, we will delete that personal data.

  1. About cookies

11.1  A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

11.2  Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

  1. Cookies that we use

12.1  We use cookies for the following purposes:

(a)    security – we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect user accounts, including preventing fraudulent use of login credentials, and to protect our website and services generally.

(b)    advertising – we use cookies to help us to display advertisements that will be relevant to you

(c)     analysis – we use cookies to help us to analyze the use and performance of our website and services. This may include tracking the results of paid advertisements we may run. Sites on which we periodically advertise include but are not limited to Pinterest, Facebook, and Google. The purpose of this data is to analyze the effectiveness of advertisements, and to ensure that we are reaching relevant viewers.

  1. Cookies used by our service providers

13.1  Our service providers use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

13.2  We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website. Google Analytics gathers information about website use by means of cookies. The information gathered relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website. Google’s privacy policy is available at:

13.3  We may publish Google AdSense interest-based advertisements on our website. These are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine your interests, Google will track your behavior on our website and on other websites across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser by visiting:

You can also opt out of the AdSense partner network cookie using those settings or using the Network Advertising Initiative’s multi-cookie opt-out mechanism at: However, these opt-out mechanisms themselves use cookies, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you may wish to consider using the Google browser plug-ins available at:

13.4  We use Pinterest to promote content on this site. This service uses cookies for the purposes of providing us with statistical data. We do not receive personally identifiable information. You can view the privacy policy of this service provider at

13.5  We use Facebook to promote content on this site. This service uses cookies for the purposes of providing us with statistical data. We do not receive personally identifiable information. You can view the privacy policy of this service provider at

13.6  We use affiliate links on this site as a means of income for this site. When you click on a link, a tracking cookie is used to let the partner site know that we sent them the referral. If you choose to make a purchase at the partner site, we receive a small commission.

  1. Managing cookies

14.1  Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a) (Chrome);

(b) (Firefox);

(c) (Opera);

(d) (Internet Explorer);

(e) (Safari); and

(f) (Edge).

14.2  Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

14.3  If you block cookies, you may not be able to use all the features on our website.

  1. Our details

15.1  This website is owned and operated by Escentual Web, a website property of Pacific Cottage Industries,LLC.

15.2  We are registered in the state of Washington, United States.

15.3  Our business address is 1770 Front St. #235E Lynden WA 98264

15.4  You can contact us:

(a)    by post, to the postal address given above;

(b)    using our website contact form;

(c)     by email, using info[AT]

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