The Hot Sauce Project Blog is owned and maintained by Mark Hester
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Changes to this Privacy Statement
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You should assume that the owner of this website is an affiliate for providers of the recommended goods and services and may be compensated when you purchase them from a provider.
The Hot Sauce Project Blog and the staff and writers for The Hot Sauce Project Blog have not tried every recommended or featured product. Recommendations are based upon our general and specific knowledge of the products, reviews on reputable websites (such as Amazon.com) and the assumed needs of the person or persons looking for the product.
We look for the best product match to assist the reader from the most trusted and reliable sources on the web and our recommendations are based upon our experience, reviews and actual customer and user feedback. These opinions and may not represent the opinions of other users or your results.
In cases where we have tried a recommended product, we may, at our discretion, note this and give our personal opinions. These are only our personal opinions and may not represent the opinions of other users or your results.
All recipes on The Hot Sauce Project Blog are:
1. Used with full permission of the copyright holder. This permission is noted on each individual recipe page and on this page.
2. Used under the rights provided by the Copyright Laws of the United States:
IE – Copyright law does not protect recipes that are mere listings of ingredients. Nor does it protect other mere listings of ingredients such as those found in formulas, compounds, or prescriptions. Copyright protection may, however, extend to substantial literary expression—a description, explanation, or illustration, for example—that accompanies a recipe or formula or to a combination of recipes, as in a cookbook.
Source and Complete Text – http://www.copyright.gov/fls/fl122.html
In this case, only the list of ingredients and directions from the original text are included as permitted by law and any and all accompanying text, descriptions and photos are created by Mark Hester or are used by permission of their copyright holder. These permissions are noted on each individual recipe page and on this page.
3. Created by Mark Hester or other contract contributors for use on The Hot Sauce Project Blog website or by the readers of The Hot Sauce Project Blog.
All photos used on The Hot Sauce Project Blog are used with full permission of the copyright holder or are in the public domain.
All photos were taken by The Hot Sauce Project Blog owner Mark Hester unless otherwise noted. Individual photos taken by Mark Hester are not noted on the posts or pages but fall under the blanket attribution and license listed below.
Every photo used on The Hot Sauce Project Blog other than those taken by Mark Hester is noted on the post or page unless it is supplied by a source that does not require attribution (ex. Amazon.com and other commercial sites).
Photos may be updated or changed completely on The Hot Sauce Project Blog at the owners discretion. For this reason, some photos listed on the posts or pages may not currently be in use on The Hot Sauce Project Blog (I forget to update everything sometimes.)
Blanket Amazon.com Permission:
“You can download as many images from Build Links as you want for use on your Associates Web site.
For PCs running Netscape or Internet Explorer: First place the cursor over the image you want to copy and press and hold down the right mouse button. A small popup menu will appear, giving you the option to save the image to disk. You should save it in the same directory as your Web pages.”
Source – https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/gp/associates/help/t8/a2?ie=UTF8&pf_rd_t=501&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_p=&pf_rd_s=assoc-center-2&pf_rd_r=&pf_rd_i=assoc_help_t8
Some photo links and text links were created by the staff of The Hot Sauce Project Blog.
“Links may be created by you or made available to you by us.”
Source – https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/gp/associates/help/operating/linking
We understand that the copyrights of products for sale on Amazon are not owned by Amazon but by individual creators and manufacturers. If you own the copyright for a product that is offered on Amazon and do not want it to be offered for sale on The Hot Sauce Project Blog, please contact us and we will remove it immediately.
Likewise, if you are the copyright holder of a photo used to advertise a product on Amazon, but do not want that photo to appear in the recommendation for the product on Copycat Restaurant Recipes, please let us know and we will remove it immediately.
Attributions and Permissions
All photos taken by The Hot Sauce Project Blog owner Mark Hester are subject to the following License:
Photographer – Mark Hester
License or Disclaimer – Photographer is the Owner of The Hot Sauce Project Blog – Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) – http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/deed.en