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Terms & Conditions


The following Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) apply when you use Soil Foodweb School’s (“SFS”) website or services.  Please review these terms carefully. By using the website or services, you are acknowledging that you have read and understood these Terms and agree to be legally bound.

  1. Effective date.

These Terms are effective as of November 12th 2019.

  1. Agreement.

By agreeing to these Terms, you represent and warrant that you are at least eighteen (18) years old and that your registration and use of the website or services shall at all times comply with local, state, and federal laws and regulations to the extent the same apply (“Applicable laws”).

  1. Courses and Course Materials.

Any discounts offered on any course, programs, lectures, or workshops offered by SFS, including the Foundation Courses and the Consultant Training Program (“CTP”), cannot be used in combination with any other special offers, discounts, or promotions at any time.

SFS reserves the right to provide certain course materials at its discretion, including the Foundation Courses (currently four (4) in total) and you understand that certain course materials may be under production at any given time.  You agree that SFS is not liable for any damages nor would you have any causes of action against SFS should SFS delay release of any course materials, in whole or in part, for whatever reason or no reason at all.

You may access the Foundation Courses for a period not to exceed twelve (12) months from the date of registration.

You will be deemed to “graduate” the program only after you satisfy certain criteria or “pass” all associated examinations, at your own pace, during the Access Period.  The criteria is provided by SFS and may be amended by SFS at its discretion at any time.

You are prohibited from taking any of the following actions:

(i) offering any services including but not limited to consulting, representing yourself as a consultant, or otherwise providing consultation services on the Soil Food Web to any agriculture operations, commercial farms, growing facilities, hobby farms, market gardens, composting facilities, or other commercial entity or private individual at any time; or

(ii) claiming to be a certified Soil Foodweb Consultant; or

(iii) claiming to be a representative or agent of Soil Foodweb Inc., Soil Foodweb School LLC or any associated person or entity.

You may become a Certified Soil Foodweb Consultant only after you complete the CTP successfully and to the satisfaction of your Mentor, which is separate from the Foundation Courses, and satisfy any other criteria as set forth by SFS.  The CTP includes the 3 Stages of the CTP and all of the Advanced Classes in the CTP, which are taken at key stages during the program. You must also adhere to the rules and instructions in the CTP Student Handbook at all times. In order to qualify for the CTP, you must successfully complete the Foundation Courses with an overall average pass mark in excess of 90%.

3.1 The Launch Your Lab Offer

Students who purchase the Foundation Courses for $3,600 (list price $5,000) as part of the Launch Your Lab Offer will receive the Certified Lab-Tech Program (list price $1,000) and the Launch Your Lab Guidebook at no additional charge.

Students who enrolled in the Foundation Courses (FC) prior to April 2, 2020, are entitled to a $400 discount on the subsequent purchase of the CLP (list price $1,000).

Students who enrolled in the Foundation Courses (FC) prior to April 2, 2020, AND who subsequently enrolled in the CLP for $600, AND who subsequently enrolled in the CTP are entitled to a $600 discount on the costs of the CTP (list price $3,000).

No other discounts or programs apply.

  1. Refund Policy.

SFS may offer a full refund for a period not to exceed 30 days following the date of registration for the Foundation Courses (“FC Refund Period”).  No refunds are available if you have accessed or watched, whether in whole or in part, thirty-one (31) or more lectures of the Foundation Courses. After the FC Refund Period, no refund is available.

SFS may offer a full refund for a period not to exceed 30 days following the date of registration for the Consultant Training Program (“CTP Refund Period”). After the CTP Refund Period, no refund is available.

  1. Intellectual Property.

Soil Foodweb School owns all rights in and to its intellectual property, including any software, firmware, source code, artwork, graphics, images, text or copy, video, audio or other information and content of or resident on its website, all of which may be protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws of the United States, foreign jurisdictions, or international treaties.  No Soil Foodweb School content may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, distributed, shared, used for public or commercial purposes, or downloaded in any way without the express written permission of Soil Foodweb School. Nothing in these Terms shall be deemed or interpreted as a grant of any license or right to use any intellectual property, including its trademarks or other proprietary information

5.1 Consent.

Soil Foodweb School may, at its discretion, record sessions of its programs, including sessions of the CLP and CTP programs (“Recordings”). You hereby authorize Soil Foodweb School to use or publish the Recordings, in whole or in part, including for training purposes. You authorize Soil Foodweb School to publish any photographs, images, or print and digital media derived from the Recordings, as well as your name and likeness (collectively, “Images”). You understand that the Recordings and Images may be used in Soil Foodweb School’s print, online, and marketing materials and publications. You acknowledge that this consent is voluntary and expect no compensation of any type associated with the taking, use, or publication of the Recordings or Images, and the publication of the same confers no rights of ownership or royalties whatsoever. You hereby release and hold harmless Soil Foodweb School from any reasonable expectation of privacy or confidentiality with the Recordings or Images, as well as any liability from any claims by yourself or any third party in connection with your consent herein. If you join the Certified Lab Tech Program or the Consultant Training Program you will need a Gmail account to access certain files. The email address you use for this purpose will be visible to other students along with your name. By accepting these Terms and conditions, you give permission to the Soil Foodweb School to share this information.

  1. Accounts.

You will be required to establish an account to use and access the website.  You are entirely responsible for maintaining confidentiality of your account information, including your username and password.  You are entirely responsible for any activity that occurs on your account as a result of failing to keep such information secure and confidential.  You may be held liable for losses due to someone else using your username, password, or account that result from failing to keep your account information secure and confidential.  Further, when you register, you expressly consent to receive any notices, announcements, agreements, disclosures, reports, documents, communications concerning new products or services, or other correspondence from Soil Foodweb School.

Soil Foodweb School is not and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these or other obligations set forth herein.




  1. Agencies


The Soil Food Web School has authorised one or more agencies to market and sell its products. Whether or not you purchase a product through an authorised agency your contract will be with the Soil Foodweb School. 



  1. Revocation, Suspension, or Termination.

Soil Foodweb School reserves the right to terminate, suspend, or restrict access to your account or to the website, generally, at its discretion and for any reason, or none at all, including for violation of these Terms or its other policies.

  1. Prohibited Uses.

By using or accessing the website, you agree not to do any of the following:

(i) rent, lease, loan, sell, resell, sublicense, distribute, share or transfer any rights or permissions granted in connection with using or accessing the website;

(ii) impersonate any person or entity, falsely claim an affiliation with any person or entity, or misrepresent the source, identity, or content of information transmitted to or via the website, or perform any other fraudulent activity;

(iii) use or access the website for any illegal purpose, or in violation of any Applicable laws;

(iv) remove, circumvent, disable, damage, or interfere with security-related features, features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any data, including content accessible through the Service, or features that enforce limitations on the use of the website;

(v) modify, adapt, translate, or create derivative works based upon the website;

(vii) interfere with or damage operation of the website by any means, including disseminating viruses, adware, spyware, worms, or malicious code, or disabling or impairing the website in any way; or

(viii) seek to gain access to the website through “hacking” or other means not expressly authorized in writing by Soil Foodweb School.


  1. Indemnity.

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Soil Foodweb School, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers harmless from and against any claims, actions, demands, liabilities, or settlements including without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, resulting from or alleged to result from your violation of these Terms or other violation of any Applicable law or rights of any third party.

  1. Assumption of Risk.

While using the website from a mobile device, please be aware of your surroundings and exercise reasonable judgment.  You agree that your use of the website is at your own risk, and it is your responsibility to maintain such health, liability, hazard, personal injury, medical, life, and other insurance policies as you deem reasonably necessary for any injuries that you may incur while using the website.  It is strictly forbidden to use the website while driving. While using a vehicle, you may only access the website after you have stopped your vehicle in an appropriate location permitted by law. If you are using the website in an area where there is traffic or other potentially dangerous conditions, stop and stand in a safe place and remain stationary until you are no longer doing the same.

  1. Warranty Disclaimer.

The website is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis, without warranty or condition of any kind, either express or implied. Soil Foodweb School and its officers, directors, employees, or agents specifically (but without limitation) disclaim (I) any implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement; (II) any warranties arising out of course-of-dealing, usage, or trade; (III) any warranties that the information or results provided in, or that may be obtained from use of the website or will meet your requirements or be accurate, reliable, complete or up-to-date; and (IV) any warranties that the website will be uninterrupted or error-free. Your use of or access to the website is done at your own discretion and risk.

Soil Foodweb School takes reasonable measures to ensure that personally identifiable information (“PII”) of students is not disclosed. Soil Foodweb School cannot and does not, however, guarantee that PII will not be misappropriated, intercepted, deleted, destroyed or used by others. Students agree not to hold Soil Foodweb School liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of any such disapprobation, interception, deletion, destruction or use of information provided to Soil Foodweb School.

The above limitations may not apply in whole or in part in some jurisdictions.

  1. Limitation of Liability.

To the fullest extent allowed by Applicable laws, under no circumstances and under no legal theory (including, without limitation, tort, contract, strict liability, or otherwise) shall Soil Foodweb School or its employees, officers, directors, or agents be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, special, incidental, exemplary, punitive, or consequential damages of any kind, even if we have been advised of, knew, or should have known that such damages were possible and even if direct damages do not satisfy a remedy. Our aggregate total cumulative liability to you or anyone else for any loss or damages (including, without limitation, direct damages) resulting for claims, demands, or actions arising out of or relating to these terms will not exceed the greater of (I) $100 or (II) the amounts actually paid by you to Soil Foodweb School, in connection with your use of the website in the twelve (12) month period preceding this applicable claim, as appropriate, prorated for any partial period you use the website and/or for actual services used by the plaintiff or defendant in the claim, as appropriate, and not their affiliates, or subsidiaries. This limitation of liability reflects an allocation of risk between you and Soil Foodweb School.

The above limitations may not apply in whole or in part in some jurisdictions.

  1. Entire Agreement.

This Agreement, together with all related exhibits and schedules, constitutes the sole and entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter contained herein, and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous understandings and agreements, both written and oral, with respect to such subject matter.  No Third Party beneficiary rights are created by these Terms.

  1. Severability.

If any term or provision of this Agreement is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability shall not affect any other term or provision of these Terms or invalidate or render unenforceable such term or provision in any other jurisdiction. Upon such determination that any term or other provision is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the parties hereto shall negotiate in good faith to modify these terms so as to effect the original intent of the parties as closely as possible in a mutually acceptable manner in order that the transactions contemplated hereby be consummated as originally contemplated to the greatest extent possible

  1. Modification and Waiver.

SFS reserves the right to modify or amend these Terms from time-to-time at its discretion. Any such modifications shall take effect immediately upon posting to the website.  If you do not agree with any changes to these Terms, you may terminate your account and stop using the website. Your continued use of the website indicates that you have read, understand, and accepted or consent to the current version of these Terms.  No wavier of any of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or any other term or condition.

  1. Governing Law.

All matters arising out of or relating to this Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the United States and the internal laws of the State of Oregon without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of the State of Oregon or any other jurisdiction).

What Does This Privacy Policy Cover?

Soil Foodweb School LLC (“SOIL FOODWEB”) is committed to your right to privacy.  This privacy policy explains how we may use or disclose information that we obtain from or about you through your use or in connection with your use of our website.  For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, the term “website” or “websites” identifies all web pages found on or related to the following URL’s:

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at [email protected].

How Do We Collect Personal Information:

SOIL FOODWEB provides access on or through its website to a wide range of content, services, and media.  Users may subscribe to register for classes and workshops, subscribe to electronic newsletters, request services, inquire about training sessions, and apply for job opportunities.  SOIL FOODWEB may require you to voluntarily provide personal information that we use to facilitate all of these features.

What Personal Information We Collect:

Personal information may include your name and contact information, like your company name, mailing address, phone number, user or login name, password, or email address, payment information (like credit card numbers).  Personal information also includes any written text or communications, notes, or inquiries that you provide either on our website or by e-mail communication directly or indirectly with SOIL FOODWEB.

How We Use Your Personal Information:  

SOIL FOODWEB uses (or “processes”) personal information only as necessary for our legitimate business interests, which include improvements to our products, services, and content on our website, and also in order to respond to queries or requests, complete registrations and payments, fulfill orders, and schedule service or training.  From time-to-time, SOIL FOODWEB may use personal information to contact you to send you information about our company, classes, or other services. 

You consent to these processes by providing your personal information.  You may update your personal information or “opt out” from receiving certain communications and correspondence from us at any time through email correspondence sent to [email protected].

Retention of Your Personal Information:

SOIL FOODWEB will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill respect processes, as well as to fulfill any obligations under applicable law.

Rights of Data Owners in and to their Personal Information:

Where applicable law requires (and subject to any exceptions), you may have the right to request SOIL FOODWEB to provide you with your personal information or to delete your personal information that is held by us.  You may also have the right to restrict or object to use or processing of your personal information. You may exercise these rights by contacting us through email correspondence sent to [email protected], using the subject line “Personal Information Review Request” or “Delete Account” or “Delete My Information.”

Disclosure And Access to Personal Information:

SOIL FOODWEB considers your use of our website to be private.  However, SOIL FOODWEB may access or disclose information about you and/or the content of your communications with us, in order to: (1) comply with the law or legal process served on SOIL FOODWEB; (2) enforce and investigate potential violations of our Terms of Use, including use of this site to participate in, or facilitate, activities that violate the law; or (3) protect the rights, property, or safety of SOIL FOODWEB employees, customers, or the public.  From time to time, SOIL FOODWEB may also disclose information to selected business partners, or other third parties offering products or services in which you may be interested, provided that such third parties agree to comply with the provisions of this Privacy Policy with respect to the use of your personal information. You consent to the access and disclosures outlined in this section.

How We Collect Non-Personal Information:

SOIL FOODWEB may obtain non-personal information from your use of our website and through the use of commonly-used information-gathering tools.  These tools may include “Cookies,” which are pieces of information shared between your web browser and a website. Non-personal information may include information about the browser that you use to access the site, the operating system that you are running, what items you clicked on the applicable web page, how long you viewed a certain page, and information about the website you accessed immediately before you accessed our website.  SOIL FOODWEB may aggregate your non-personal information with the non-personal information of other users of SOIL FOODWEB’s website or of other non-personal information collected offline. SOIL FOODWEB also may collect anonymous aggregated information, like general traffic patterns within our website, to help maintain the flow and content of the website. Any and all of this non-personal information may be used to support SOIL FOODWEB’s commercial, marketing, and customer service activities, or for any other reason.

Use of Cookies:

Use of cookies enables a faster and easier experience for the user.  A cookie cannot read data off your computer’s hard drive. For information on cookies, please refer to

There are different kinds of cookies with different functions:

Session cookies These are only stored on your computer during your web session. They are automatically deleted when the browser is closed. They usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to login to each page. They do not collect any information from your computer.
Persistent cookies A persistent cookie is one stored as a file on your computer, and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again.
First-party cookies The function of this type of cookie is to retain your preferences for a particular website for the entity that owns that website. They are stored and sent between SOIL FOODWEB’s servers and your computer’s hard drive. They are not used for anything other than for personalization as set by you. These cookies may be either Session or Persistent cookies.
Third-party cookies The function of this type of cookie is to retain your interaction with a particular website for an entity that does not own that website. They are stored and sent between the third-party’s server and your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are usually Persistent cookies.


We generally use cookies as follows:

Functionality Some cookies allow our Sites to remember choices you make (such as your username, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced features. For instance, a Site may be able to remember your login details, so that you do not have to repeatedly sign in to your account when using a particular device to access our Sites. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, font and other parts of web pages that you can customize. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on an article. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymized. They do not gather any information about you that could be used for advertising or remember where you have been on the internet
Performance Some cookies collect information about how visitors use a Site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. They also allow us to record and count the number of visitors to a Site, all of which enables us to see how visitors use a Site in order to improve the way that the Site works. The information these cookies collect is normally anonymous and is used to improve how our Sites works. However, some of these cookies may include Personal Information. Please consult your web browser’s ‘Help’ documentation or visit for more information about how to turn cookies on and off for your browser
Marketing These cookies are used to deliver content relevant to your interests on a Site and third party sites based on how you interact with our advertisements or content


Use of Web Beacons:

Other tools include “Web Beacons,” which are clear electronic images that can recognize certain types of information on your computer, such as cookies, when you view our website tied to the web beacon, and a description of the website tied to the web beacon. SOIL FOODWEB may use web beacons to operate and improve our website and e-mail communications.  Web beacons can be used alone or in conjunction with cookies to compile information about users’ usage of our website and interaction with e-mails.  SOIL FOODWEB may use information from web beacons in combination with other data we have about our clients to provide you with information about SOIL FOODWEB and our services.  SOIL FOODWEB may conduct this review on an anonymous basis.

Use of Google Analytics:

SOIL FOODWEB may use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).  Google Analytics uses cookies to help websites analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.  Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the applicable website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage for SOIL FOODWEB.  Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website.  By using our website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Links To Other Websites:

Our website may contain third-party links that provide access to other websites, not maintained by SOIL FOODWEB or its affiliates.  If you click on these third-party links, you will be directed from our website to another external website, which SOIL FOODWEB has no control over and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, practices, or services.  Your use of any external website is not governed by this privacy policy.

Children’s Privacy:

SOIL FOODWEB does not knowingly solicit, collect, or retain information from any individuals who are under fourteen (14) years of age.  If we learn that we have obtained personal information of a child under 14, we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.

How We Secure Your Information:

To prevent unauthorized access to your personal information, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of such information, SOIL FOODWEB has put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures as well as encryption and transaction security software to attempt to safeguard and secure the information SOIL FOODWEB obtains from this website.  However, no safeguards or security procedures or software is completely effective, and we do not guarantee the absolute security of any information provided to SOIL FOODWEB through use of our website.

Attending Webinars

Soil Foodweb School LLC occasionally creates live webinars for either promotional or educational purposes, or other. Should you choose to attend such a webinar, your voice and/or image may be recorded during the course of the webinar. Soil Foodweb School LLC retains the right to publish the recording of the webinar on its website ( and elsewhere. By attending the webinar, you are agreeing to this.

Policy Revisions:

SOIL FOODWEB reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy from time to time in our discretion.  If SOIL FOODWEB makes modifications, SOIL FOODWEB will post the revised Privacy Policy on the website, which will take effect immediately upon posting. It is your responsibility to periodically review this Privacy Policy.

Contact Address:
PO Box 287
Corvallis, OR 97330

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Provided that you are eligible to use the Site, you are granted a limited license to access and use the Site and to download or print a copy of any portion of the Content to which you have properly gained access solely for your personal, non-commercial use. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you in and to the Site, the Content and the Marks.


You may be required to register with the Site. You agree to keep your password confidential and will be responsible for all use of your account and password. We reserve the right to remove, reclaim, or change a username you select if we determine, in our sole discretion, that such username is inappropriate, obscene, or otherwise objectionable.
You may not access or use the Site for any purpose other than that for which we make the Site available. The Site may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by us. 


We care about data privacy and security. Please review our Privacy Policy [CLICK HERE]/posted on the Site]. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these Terms and Conditions. Please be advised the Site is hosted in the United States. 
If you access the Site from the European Union, Asia, or any other region of the world with laws or other requirements governing personal data collection, use, or disclosure that differ from applicable laws in the United States, then through your continued use of the Site, you are transferring your data to the United States, and you expressly consent to have your data transferred to and processed in the United States. 
[Further, we do not knowingly accept, request, or solicit information from children or knowingly market to children. Therefore, in accordance with the U.S. Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, if we receive actual knowledge that anyone under the age of 13 has provided personal information to us without the requisite and verifiable parental consent, we will delete that information from the Site as quickly as is reasonably practical.]
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