Terms and Conditions

Please read all terms and conditions outlined here. By using this site, you agree to be bound by these rules.

Operated by Friends Drift Inn Enterprises LLC, this website and blog is for United States users. This website and blog shall be referred to as “site.” We reserve the right to block access from any geographical area. This site is for personal use. This site is for lawful purposes only.

Designed to communicate recipes, garden tips, insights into Kentucky living, and to convey advertising and affiliate links we aim to provide useful and entertaining content for the users. It is our goal for Friends Drift Inn to be a family friendly experience. We cannot review all content submitted to this site. You agree to hold Friends Drift Inn it’s directors, agents and employees harmless should unacceptable materials, malicious software, or interruption of service and availability occur.

Use of this site, access and distribution of site content is subject to all applicable regulations and laws. By using any part of this site, you are accepting the outlined Terms and Conditions.

Friends Drift Inn reserves the right to alter the terms of use, and conditions of use at any time. We can revise or eliminate any article or feature at any time. You agree to hold us harmless should changes take place. Continued use of this site after a change has been made constitutes an agreement of the current terms and conditions.

All content and material on at Friends Drift Inn website blog, including but not limited to logos, images, text, video, and software along with the overall theme of the website and blog is protected under intellectual property laws and managed or owned by Friends Drift Inn Enterprises LLC. Under U.S. copy write law, this site is a protected collective work. We are also protected under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Content theft, either by print or electronic means, is a FEDERAL OFFENSE.

We welcome our users to print copies of our recipes for personal non-commercial use with the agreement to reveal logos and copyright notices. However, no part of the materials on this site may be copied, reproduced, uploaded, downloaded, or transmitted, partially or wholly, without the written permission of Friends Drift Inn for commercial purposes. Unauthorized use of this site and its content may subject the user to unpleasant criminal prosecution and or applicable prosecution under civil liability statutes. Please don’t make us call The Hungry Lawyers.

You and only you are responsible for interaction with other site users. Friends Drift Inn will not be held liable for any communications between you and other site users.
Friends Drift Inn website may contain links to other sources not under our control. You access these links at your own risk and are responsible for reading and following the terms of use, service and privacy on those sites. Links from Friends Drift Inn shall not be viewed as an endorsement or recommendation, or for that matter a stamp of approval or guarantee. Friends Drift Inn is not responsible for content found on other sites, nor for damages or failure of any content or product.

Friends Drift Inn is compensated by our affiliate partners such as Amazon.com. This site may receive compensation from advertisers and sponsors as well. We do not apologize for making money. We disclose compensation and gifts…but assume everyone knows ads and affiliate links such as Amazon are revenue streams to finance Friends Drift Inn Enterprises.

Friends Drift Inn invites posted comments, recipe and photo submissions and other creative works and materials. By submitting posts, recipes or other user content you are granting Friends Drift Inn Enterprises, LLC license to use the materials on this site, or in any other endevour Friends Drift Inn Enterprises, LLC and it’s owners may choose. We are not under obligation to give you attribution. Users still own their content, but grant Friends Drift Inn unlimited useage. By submitting information, you are solely responsible for any content that your account posts and that representing you are 18 years of age.

In posting you are representing that you (a) originally created the material and own all required licenses, permissions, and right to post the material, (b) you are giving Friends Drift Inn and its products full permission to display , distribute, post and edit your information including logos, likeness, video clips, photos , graphics, software, and biographical information.

By making a submission, you warrant that use of the content will not infringe upon the copyright, patent, trademark, or trade secret of a third party.

Be aware, if you create a work while at work, your employer has the rights to the intellectual property you create.

No money will be paid for user content postings, or for the use of the content.

Any materials submitted through your account shall be viewed as being your responsibility. You must be age 18 or older to submit materials. We are under no obligation to review or publish your submission.

Upon submitting a post or material, you are granting Friends Drift Inn irrevocable rights, royalty-free, to use, distribute, change and modify, create derivative works of, or otherwise use in any manner, what your account has posted on our site. This includes but is not limited to any form of media now known or in the future created for any purpose including commercial endeavors. Use can be done without any compensation or notification to you.

Friends Drift Inn reserves the right to deem what rules and standards are required to be published on this blog and website. We will not knowing accept submissions that violate applicable laws. Submissions should deal with the theme of Friends Drift Inn. As a family friendly site, we do not accept content that is obscene, pornographic, deemed offensive, mean-spirited, hateful, or promotes discrimination or racism.

Users agree not to use spam, mass-emailing, or distribute harmful Trojan horses, viruses, cookies, spyware, data miners, or other malicious code. Users may not circumvent the navigation system of this site including use of a frame or mirror of this site. By uploading photos, you represent that you have the signed rights and permissions that allow you legally post the material. Friends Drift Inn shall not be responsible for users misrepresentation of rights.

User Content is specifically not endorsed by Friends Drift Inn. We disclaim liability for such content.

Friends Drift Inn reserves the right to refuse to post or remove content at any time. We are under no obligation to use your submissions.

Friends Drift Inn has the right, but not the obligation to monitor posts and submissions. In order to protect our users, our advertisers, sponsors and Friends Drift Inn we reserve the right to disclose the transmissions and submissions to third-party sources to comply with government requests and legal matters.

Abusive users will lose user rights at our discretion.

Friends Drift Inn works hard to bring fresh materials to your computer. We respect intellectual property rights of others, and trust you will do the same. If you suspect that your copyright has been infringed upon by materials on Friends Drift Inn, please notify us at Link to Privacy Statement

About the Author

Joyce Friend Pinson is a regional farm-to-table columnist for the Appalachian-News Express. She is a local television host. Her column show and blog, Friends Drift Inn, explores food, gardening, and real life farm-to-table stories from the perspective of a baby boomer in Appalachia. Joyce has a background in agriculture, media, and small business. Joyce is an heirloom gardening addict and home canner. She has a penchant for big hats, pointy toed shoes, and bourbon. Along with her husband Charlie, Joyce really does live in a barn where they ballroom dance. And laugh. And cook. And giggle.