Living Non-GMO Digital Media Guidelines

Living Non-GMO is a lifestyle website founded by the Non-GMO Project, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to preserving and building the non-GMO food supply, educating consumers and providing non-GMO choices.

Content

Our organizational belief is that everyone deserves an informed choice about whether or not to consume genetically modified organisms. In service of our mission, Living Non-GMO is a resource for creating and nourishing a sustainable, non-GMO lifestyle—sharing resources, recipes, articles and insights. All content is reviewed and edited by the team at the Non-GMO Project.

Blog Contributors

Contributors to the Living Non-GMO website include members of the Non-GMO Project team, guest contributors from the growing non-GMO community, and Non-GMO Month sponsors.

Guest Contributors

We invite select members from the non-GMO community to write original content for Living Non-GMO that aligns with the Non-GMO Project’s vision and supports living a non-GMO lifestyle.

Sponsors

October is Non-GMO Month. Sponsors of Non-GMO Month include brands with Verified products that participate in raising awareness for the Non-GMO Project’s mission.

Review Process

All content is reviewed and edited by the team at the Non-GMO Project. The Non-GMO Project is not responsible for and does not expressly endorse all views of our sponsors or guest contributors.

Disclaimer

Recommendations regarding diet and lifestyle changes are intended to be friendly and informative. Information shared is not considered to be a substitute for the advice of a medical professional. Please see your healthcare provider before making changes to your diet or lifestyle.

Readership

The Non-GMO Project is followed online by audiences around the world with 87% of visitors from the United States, 5% of visitors from Canada, and less than 5% of visitors from the United Kingdom, India, Philippines, Mexico, Australia, Germany, Singapore, and Malaysia.

Quotations and References

Readers should be able to assume that every word between quotation marks is an exact documentation of what the speaker or writer said. Living Non-GMO editors will correct spelling, capitalization and grammar errors within a quotation. Any corrections beyond this will result in the passage being paraphrased.

Corrections

We recognize an ethical responsibility to correct all factual errors, large or small, brought to our attention. Significant known errors of fact, as well as errors of omission, will be corrected promptly and permanently.

Comments & Criticism

We welcome and encourage conversations and comments. We ask that you follow rules of civility and online etiquette and avoid the following:

  • Offensive, insulting, hostile, derogatory language
  • Promotion of goods or services
  • Posting of URLs, unrelated to the discussion
  • Promotion of sites or services
  • Bullying behavior

We will delete comments that do not respect other community members.

Non-GMO Month Daily Giveaways

All Non-GMO Month daily product giveaways are run by our generous Educational and Outreach sponsors.

While we encourage global participation in the Non-GMO Month celebration, only residents of the United States and Canada are eligible to participate in the Non-GMO Challenge Dreambox Giveaway and Non-GMO Month Daily Giveaways. Entries can only be made on the day of the giveaway challenge. At this time, we are unable to ship prizes to locations outside of the United States or Canada.

Reasonable attempts will be made to ensure winning participants receive the prizes entitled. The Non-GMO Project, and associated brands, will not be held liable for unclaimed prizes or prizes not received due to incorrect addresses or lack of response from winners.

Dreambox Giveaways

All Non-GMO Project Verified products that we give away are donated by our generous Educational and Outreach sponsors and other Verified brands.

While we encourage global participation in the Non-GMO Challenge and Non-GMO Month celebration, only residents of the United States and Canada are eligible to participate in the Non-GMO Challenge Dreambox Giveaway and Non-GMO Month Daily Giveaways. At this time, we are unable to ship prizes to locations outside of the United States or Canada.

Reasonable attempts will be made to ensure winning participants receive the prizes entitled. The Non-GMO Project, and associated brands, will not be held liable for unclaimed prizes or prizes not received due to incorrect addresses or lack of response from winners.

Non-GMO Challenge

All Non-GMO Challenge participants must include first name, last name, email address and mailing address to be considered for a prize entry.

Non-GMO Challenge entries become the property of the Non-GMO Project. The Project reserves the right to screen, filter, edit or remove photo entries to ensure that content is aligned with our values and guidelines. As property of the Non-GMO Project all Non-GMO Challenge entries are eligible but not guaranteed to appear online and may be viewed by the public here at livingnongmo.org, at nongmoproject.org, nongmomonth.org, and on social media networks and other digital media communications.

Retailers

Registered Retailers play an important role in raising non-GMO awareness and helping shoppers find Verified products. We are grateful to these grocers for shining the spotlight on non-GMO choices by participating in various programs throughout the year, including Non-GMO Month in October.

Advertising & Promotions

All advertisements and promotions are offered exclusively to Non-GMO Month sponsors and other Verified brands. Advertising fees and in-kind donations help support the Project’s mission and outreach programs. We thank our advertisers and brands for their support.

Privacy

The Non-GMO Project shares general information about advertisements with Verified brands and sponsors including number of impressions, number of clicks, and click-thru-rate.

This website does not share personal information with third parties, nor do we store any information about your visit to this website other than to analyze and optimize your content and reading experience through the use of cookies. You can turn off the use of cookies at any time by changing your specific browser settings. We are not responsible for republished content from this website on other blogs or websites without our permission.

Visit the Non-GMO Project’s website for the complete privacy policy. This Privacy Policy is subject to change without notice and was last updated on February 18, 2015.

Website Terms of Use

Visit the Non-GMO Project’s website for complete website terms of use.

Contact

Have feedback, questions, or comments about Living Non-GMO? Feel free to reach out to us at hello@livingnongmo.org—we’d love to hear from you!

Inquiries for the Non-GMO Project

Visit nongmoproject.org to find out more about the Non-GMO Project.

For questions about product verification, contact verification@nongmoproject.org.

For questions about participation in retail programs, contact retailers@nongmoproject.org.

For news and media inquiries, contact press@nongmoproject.org.

For general questions, contact info@nongmoproject.org.

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