Terms and Conditions

(Effective January, 2013)

Welcome to www.leanonlife.com, an internet health, fitness and news website offered in connection with Bel Marra Health. This website and any other websites and URLs associated with www.leanonlife.com (“Website”) are offered to you, the user, subject to your acceptance of all of the terms and conditions set forth below (“Terms of Use”).

 Please read the Terms of Use carefully before using or registering for the Website. By accessing/using/registering for the website, you signify your agreement with the Terms of Use and to our Privacy Policy (available here). At Lean on Life, we respect your privacy and believe that you should be informed on how we collect and use information. The Privacy Policy explains how we collect and use information about you.

You agree that these Terms of Use are supported by good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which you hereby acknowledge. Such consideration includes, without limitation, your use of the Website and the materials and information available on the Website, and the possibility of publication or publicity of your User Content, as “User Content” is defined below.  

Modifications to the Terms of Use:

We may make changes to the Terms of Use from time to time. A link to the most current Terms of Use will be available on the Lean on Life home page. In the event of significant changes to the Terms of Use, we may also place a special notice on the Website or inform you of the changes via email. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of such changes constitutes your acceptance of any such changes. If you do not agree with these Terms of Use, or any revised versions thereof, you may not use the Website.

Age and Eligibility:

In order to use the Website you must be at least 18 years of age or the legal age to form a binding contract in your jurisdiction. Individuals who are under the age of 18 or the legal age to form a binding contract in their jurisdiction (“Minors”) are prohibited from using the Website. Accordingly, if you are a Minor, please do not attempt to register for the Website or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. You affirm that the information you provide about yourself (including your age) as requested in any account registration form is accurate, truthful and complete.

Health Disclaimer:

The Website should not be used by people who have an adverse medical or nutritional condition(s) without proper medical supervision.

Content found on the Website is for informational purposes only and is not intended to replace the relationship with your physician or other health care practitioner. We are not a licensed medical care provider and have no expertise in diagnosing, examining, or treating medical conditions of any kind, or in determining the effect of any specific exercise on a medical condition. You should always consult a physician or health care practitioner before beginning or altering a fitness program, changing your diet or if you have any questions regarding a medical condition.

Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the Website. Lean on Life requires that you consult with your physician before following any training instructions you receive through the Website or participating in any event announced on the Website. Not all exercises or activities that are described on the Website are suitable for everyone. You should understand that, when participating in any exercise, there is the possibility of injury and/or death.

If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or emergency services immediately. If you feel discomfort or pain, immediately stop the activity causing such discomfort or pain. By using the Website, you represent that you have received consent from your physician to participate in the programs, workouts, and exercises described on the Website.

Information on the Website:

We try to provide helpful and accurate information on the Website, but we cannot verify, endorse or vouch for the information, services or recommendations available through the Website. We are not responsible for the accuracy, reliability, effectiveness, or correct use of information you receive through the Website. Reliance on any information provided by Lean on Life, or others appearing on the Website including users or third parties, is solely at your own risk. Consult with your health care practitioner prior to making significant changes to your diet or exercise routine.

User Content:

Subject to the terms set forth in the Privacy Policy with respect to private User Content and public User Content, you hereby grant Lean on Life a full license to reproduce, distribute, display, modify, and otherwise use and commercially exploit any text, videos, photographs, data and information you submit to the Website (collectively, “User Content”) in any media now existing or developed in the future. This includes without limitation on websites, in audio format, and in any print media format (the “User Content License”).

“User Content” includes but is not limited to content posted on message board posts, comments, testimonials, and recipe submissions. You hereby waive any and all rights of publicity and privacy with respect to the User Content and any other legal or moral rights that might preclude the use of the User Content or require your permission to use the User Content.

You represent that your individual User Content:

(1) will not infringe any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights;

(2) will not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;

(3) will not be obscene, pornographic or contain child pornography;

(4) will not contain any viruses, worms, time bombs or other malicious computer programming code that is intended to damage or detrimentally interfere with any system, data or information;

(5) will not violate any third party’s rights of publicity or privacy;

You are responsible for complying with all laws applicable to your User Content.


From time to time, you receive communications from, interact with, or use the services from, third parties (collectively, the “Advertisers”) such as our advertisers, sponsors, or promotional partners as a result of your use of the Website.

All such communication, interaction and participation is strictly and solely between you and the Advertisers. Lean on Life shall not be responsible or liable to you in any way in connection with these activities or transactions (including, but not limited to, any representations, warranties, contracts or other terms or conditions that may exist between the user and the Advertiser or any goods and/or services you may purchase or obtain from any Advertiser). You may unsubscribe from the Lean on Life newsletter at anytime, and will not longer receive any content from Lean on Life, including advertisements. 

Contests, Sweepstakes and Promotions:

From time to time, Lean on Life, our Advertisers, and other third parties may conduct promotions on or through the Website, including, and not limited to, contests and sweepstakes (“Promotions”). Each Promotion may have official rules which will be posted or otherwise made available to you and, for purposes of each Promotion, will be deemed incorporated into and form a part of the Terms of Service.

Website Content and Third Party Links:

Lean on Life provides the Website for informational, educational, entertainment and promotional purposes only. You may not rely on any information and opinions expressed on any of our Website for any other purpose. In all instances, it is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or usefulness of the content on the Website. Under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on any content contained on the Website.

In many instances, Website Content will include content posted by a third-party or will represent the opinions and judgments of a third-party. We do not endorse, warrant and are not responsible for the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made on the Website by anyone other than authorized employees or spokespersons while acting in their official capacities.

If there is a dispute between persons accessing the Website or between persons accessing the Website and any third party, you understand and agree that we are under no obligation to become involved. If there is such a dispute, you hereby release the Website, us, and our officers, directors, employees, parents, partners, successors, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and related companies from claims, demands, and damages of every kind or nature arising out of, relating to, or in any way connected with such dispute.

The Website may contain links to other websites maintained by third parties. We do not operate or control, in any respect, or necessarily endorse the content found on these third-party websites. You assume sole responsibility for your use of third-party links. We are not responsible for any content posted on third-party websites or liable to you for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of your dealings with any third-party or their website.

Copyright Policy:

We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and we ask that users of the Website do the same.

If you believe that your intellectual property is being used on the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information (as required by Section 512(c)(3) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act):

(1) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

(2) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.

(3) 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 the service provider to locate the material.

(4) Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted.

The information specified above must be sent to Lean on Life, contact information is at the bottom of this document.

Registration and Password:
You are personally responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your login information and password on the Website. You shall be responsible for all uses of your login information, whether or not authorized by you. You agree to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your login information or password. You grant Lean on Life the right to use your information in connection with the operation of the Website. Lean on Life cannot and does not assume any responsibility or liability for any information you submit, or your or third parties’ use or misuse of information submitted.

You represent that the information that you provide about yourself as requested in the Lean on Life account registration form (the “Registration Data”) is accurate and complete, and you agree to update your account information, as necessary, including providing Lean on Life with your current email address, so that you may receive notifications and other account-related communications.

Ownership of the Website:

Except for the User Generated Content, the Website and all aspects thereof, including all content and applications available via the Website, and all copyrights, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights therein, is owned by Lean on Life or its licensors. You acknowledge that the Website and any underlying technology used in connection with the Website contain LeanonLife’s intellectual property and proprietary information. You may not reproduce, distribute, modify or create derivative works of, publicly display (including by framing any content), or commercially exploit any part of the Website, including any applications available via the Website, except as necessary to view the content on the Website or use an application available via the Website and create a reasonable number of copies of portions of such content and applications (without modification) for your personal, non-commercial use. All rights in the Website not expressly granted by Lean on Life to you are retained by Lean on Life and its licensors.

If you violate any of these Terms of Use, your permission to use the Website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any copies you have made of any portion of the Website.


We reserve the right in our sole discretion and at any time to terminate or suspend your Membership and/or block your access to the Website for any reason including, without limitation if you have failed to comply with the letter and spirit of these Terms of Use.

Any suspension or termination shall not affect your obligations to us under these Terms of Use. The provisions of these Terms of Use which by their nature should survive the suspension or termination of your Membership or these Terms of Use shall survive including, but not limited to the rights and licenses that you have granted hereunder, indemnities, releases, disclaimers, limitations on liability, provisions related to choice of law, dispute resolution, no class action, no trial by jury and all of the miscellaneous provisions set forth below.


The Terms of Use and the resolution of any dispute related to the Terms of Use or the Website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario without respect to its conflict of laws principles. You shall bring any legal action or proceeding against Lean on Life related to the Website exclusively in a jurisdiction of  Ontario, Canada and you agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of such courts. If any provision(s) in the Terms of Use is found to be contrary to law, then such provision(s) will be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties with the other provisions remaining in full force and effect. Lean on Life’s failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Use will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by Lean on Life in writing. These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Lean on Life with respect to the subject matter herein and supersede any and all prior or contemporaneous oral or written agreements. You may not assign this agreement to any other party and any attempt to do so is void.

Last updated: May 6 2013

If you need additional information regarding these Terms of Use, please contact us at info@leanonlife.com.