Terms of Use

Last updated: September 28, 2020


Welcome to Turkey Smoke!

It is important you read these Terms of Use (“terms”) carefully before you start to use turkeysmoke.org. These terms govern your use of the website, including the content, materials, functionality and services connected with Turkey Smoke (collectively, the “website”).

Turkey Smoke is an initiative owned and operated by the National Turkey Federation (“NTF,” “we,” “us” or “our”), a non-profit trade association headquartered in Washington, D.C. For any questions or comments regarding these terms, please contact us at info@turkeyfed.org. You may also write to us at:

National Turkey Federation

1225 New York Avenue NW, Suite 400

Washington, D.C. 20005


By accessing and using the website, you acknowledge, accept and agree to the following terms. Please do not use the website if you do not agree to any of these terms.

The website is intended for individuals who are at least 18 years of age, or the age of legal majority in your jurisdiction of residence. By using this website, you represent and affirm that you are of legal age, and you agree to abide by these terms. If you are not, you may only use our website with the consent of your legal guardian. Please be sure your legal guardian has reviewed and discussed these terms with you.

We reserve the right to, at our sole discretion or without notice, deny your access to the website at any time if we believe you have violated or are likely to violate these terms.

Changes to These Terms

We may make changes to any part of the website at any time, including these Terms of Use. The updated version will be effective as soon as it is posted. It is your responsibility to come back and review these terms regularly. Your continued use or access of the website following the posting of any changes indicates acceptance of those changes.

Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy. Please read our Privacy Policy, which describes the information we collect and how we use it. We encourage you to review it to better understand how you can manage and delete your information.

Intellectual Property Notice

We respect the intellectual property rights of others and ask you to do the same. Unless noted otherwise, all text, images, video, audio material, code, design, software and any other form of content published on the website is owned by or licensed to NTF.

Our website and any content we provide is for personal, non-commercial use only. You are not allowed to download, copy, modify, reproduce, sell or commercially exploit any material of the website, in any way, without permission from NTF. You agree not to use the website for any purpose that is unauthorized, illegal, harassing, abusive or violates any person’s rights.

You may, however, occasionally print or download a single copy of portions of the website for your personal, non-commercial use. You are also welcome to quote or link to the website as long as you provide acknowledgement to Turkey Smoke or NTF, as well as link to the appropriate web page URL. You agree to keep intact and abide by all copyright notices and restrictions attached to the website.

If you see any content on the website that may infringe on someone’s copyright, please contact us at info@turkeyfed.org.

Links to Third Party Sites and Services

The website contains links to third party applications or websites (“third party sites”). Generally, links to these third party sites will launch a new tab or browser window after clicking on them. These links are to provide further information for your convenience and reference only. You access them at your own risk. We have no control over the content, nature or practices of the linked sites and inclusion of a link to a site does not necessarily mean we endorse their views.

Partner Sites

The website contains links to other sites maintained by our Turkey Smoke partners. If you wish to access or make any purchases on their sites, you may be asked to provide personal and financial information. The sale of partner products or services are not done on turkeysmoke.org. Your use of the third party site is subject to its terms, policies and shopping process.

Competitions, Promotions and Giveaways

From time to time, we may run competitions or special contest promotions on our own or on behalf of our partners. These will be subject to additional rules and conditions that will be made available to you at the relevant time.

Limitation of Liability and Indemnity

We use content from a variety of sources, including facts, advice, views and information which might be of interest to website visitors.

While we strive to keep the website and content useful, up-to-date and correct, we do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, performance, suitability or timeliness of any information on the website or found by following any link on the website. We do not warrant that your use of the website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free.

You expressly agree that your use of, or inability to use, the website is at your own risk. The content included on or through the website are (except as expressly stated by NTF) provided ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ for your use, without any representation, warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a particular purpose, durability, title, and non-infringement.

The content included on or provided through the website are for educational and informational purposes only. You are responsible for any action or decision you take based on the information available through the website. You should always research and review the information that may have an impact on your decisions. Any reliance on such information from this website is at your own risk.

NTF and our partners, service providers, licensors and suppliers shall not be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising from the use of, or inability to use the website or content on it, even if NTF or a NTF authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

You agree to indemnify NTF and our officers, directors, partners, employees, licensors, agents and service providers from any claims, costs, expenses, losses, damages or demands made by any third party due to or arising out of your breach of the terms or the documents they incorporate by reference, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.

Errors, Inaccuracies and Omissions

Occasionally, there may be information on the website that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information if any information on the website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice.


When you contact NTF directly through the website using the contact form (if available) or email address, we ask that you provide your name and email address in order to correspond with you.

You may be asked to provide your email address in order to subscribe to a newsletter or other email list from the website. With your consent, we will send you the communication that you request in addition to occasional updates and content related to Turkey Smoke. We do not send spam. If you do not wish to receive any of these email communications, you will be able to unsubscribe through a link in the email or contacting us at info@turkeyfed.org.

We will take reasonable measures to ensure that any communications remain confidential, but we cannot guarantee the security of such communications. Your submission of personal information is governed by the Privacy Policy.

Submission of Materials

Comments and engaging discussions are encouraged at Turkey Smoke. However, we reserve the right to moderate, edit or delete any comments submitted to the website and social media platforms that are deemed abusive, inappropriate, offensive, promotional or unsuited to the subject matter of Turkey Smoke. We welcome relevant and on-topic comments that will be useful to the Turkey Smoke and bbq communities. Related links will also be permitted. We do not accept anonymous comments. If, at our request, you send specific submissions (e.g. contest entries) or without a request from us you send creative ideas, feedback, suggestions, proposals, photos, video or other materials, through social media, email, mail or otherwise (collectively, “submissions”), you agree that we may, at any time, without restriction, edit, copy, publish, distribute, translate and otherwise use in any medium any submissions that you forward to us. You also agree to grant us permission to publish your name in connection with the submission. Please note we are and shall be under no obligation to use or pay compensation for your submission.

International Users

The website is controlled and operated from our offices in the United States of America. We make no representations that the website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you access or use the website from other jurisdictions, you do so at your own volition. You are responsible for compliance with all local laws.

Governing Law

These terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that state, territory or location.

Effective as of: September 28, 2020