Terms of Use

Acceptance of these Terms

By accessing and browsing the Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, these Terms. You acknowledge that any other agreements between you and NM concerning the Site are superseded by these Terms, to the extent they conflict with these Terms.

NM may at any time revise these Terms by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions; therefore you should periodically visit this page to review the then current Terms to which you are bound.

Intellectual Property Rights

NM will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law, including the seeking of criminal prosecution.

All intellectual property, including trademarks, trade names, logos, service marks, patents, copyrights or trade secret displayed on the Site (collectively, “IP”), including the names Native Maine and Local Flavah, are registered and unregistered intellectual property rights of NM and others. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any IP without the written permission of NM or such third party that may own the IP.

You should assume that everything you see or read on the Site is copyrighted and may not be used without the written permission of NM, except as provided in these Terms or in the text on the Site. Images of people or places displayed on the Site are either the property of, or used with permission by NM. The use of these images by you, or anyone else authorized by you, is prohibited unless specifically permitted by these Terms or as provided elsewhere on the Site. Any unauthorized use of the images may violate copyright laws, trade mark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.

You may download material displayed on the Site for non-commercial personal use only, provided you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials or as specified on the Site. You may not, however, distribute, modify, transmit, reuse, re-post, copy, publish, license or use the content of the Site, including the text, images, audio, and video, for public or commercial purposes.

Use of the Site

Your use of or linking to any content on the site, except as provided in these Terms, is strictly prohibited.

NM has not reviewed all of the sites linked to the Site and is not responsible for the content of any off-site pages or any other sites linked to the Site. Your visiting any other off-site pages or other sites is at your own risk.

Any communication or material you transmit to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions, or the like is, and will be treated as, non-confidential and non-proprietary. Anything you transmit or post may be used by NM or its affiliates for any purpose, including, but not limited to, reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. Furthermore, NM is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in any communication you send to the Site for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing, marketing, and selling products using such ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques.

This Site may contain information on worldwide products and services, not all of which are available in every location. A reference to a product or service on this Site does not imply that such product or service is or will be available in your location. The products referred to on this Site may be subject to different regulatory requirements depending on the country of use. Consequently, visitors may be notified that certain sections of this Site are intended only for certain kinds of expert users or only for audiences in certain countries. You should not construe anything on this Site as a promotion or advertisement for any product or for the use of any product that is not authorized by the laws and regulations of your country of residence.

Exclusions and Limitation of Liability

Whilst NM will use reasonable endeavors to correct any errors or omissions as soon as practicable once they have been brought to our attention, we do not warrant that the Site will be available uninterrupted and in a fully operating condition nor that the information on and provided via the Site will be free from errors or omissions. Access to this Site and its contents may be suspended temporarily and without notice in the case of system failure, necessary maintenance or repair or for reasons beyond NM’s control.

Although NM may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, message boards, and the like on the Site, NM is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such locations nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, promotional materials, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, privacy disclosure or inaccuracy contained in any information within such locations on the Site. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, promotional, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. NM will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing NM to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.

NM maintains this Site as a service. The Site has been designed to provide general information about NM. These pages are not intended to provide investment or advice, nor do they provide instruction on the appropriate use of products sold by NM or products, its affiliates, related companies, or its licensors or joint venture partners.

Your use of and browsing in the Site are at your own risk. Neither NM nor any other party involved in creating, producing, hosting or delivering the Site is liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out your access to, or use of, the Site or its contents. Without limiting the foregoing, everything on the Site is provided to you “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Please note that some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding the exclusion of implied warranties.

NM assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to, or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing in the Site or your downloading of any materials, data, text, images, video or audio from the Site. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude or limit NM’s liability for death or personal injury caused by its negligence or for any other damage which cannot be
limited or excluded by applicable law.

Data Protection and Privacy

Your security and privacy is very important to NM. Please read NM’s Privacy Policy for important information regarding the use of your personal data on the Site and your rights in relation to this.


If any of these Terms is determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of law then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these Terms and the remaining terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.

These Terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Maine. Disputes arising in connection with these terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Cumberland County, Maine. If you have any questions regarding these Terms, please contact us.


Effective as of 1/27/2017

Definitions used in this Privacy Policy

“Personal data” means information that relates to you that can be used to identify you.

“NM” means Native Maine Operations, Inc., d/b/a Native Maine Produce & Specialty Foods, of 10 Bradley Drive, Westbrook, ME 04092, USA and its affiliated companies.

“Site” means the nativeme.com website.

NM may also be referred to in this Privacy Policy collectively as “we”, “us” and “our”.

Scope of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to information we collect through the Site. We link to other websites over which we have no control. NM is not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of other websites.

Information We Collect

We may collect personal data about you when you use our Site. The personal data we collect on our Site, depending on the services you use, are:

  • name;
  • e-mail address;
  • address;
  • contact telephone number;
  • approximate location;
  • device/browser type

In many cases, you will provide this information yourself by submitting information on the Site.

How we Use and Share your Information

We process the personal data we collect to allow us to:

  • analyse the use of our Site;
  • provide you with information; and
  • meet legal, regulatory and compliance requirements.

Use of Cookies on the Site

NM uses cookies to collect information about you and store your online preferences. Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the website when you return to it: this is useful because it allows the website to recognise your device. To find out more about cookies please visit www.allaboutcookies.org

If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the help and support area on your internet browser for instructions on how to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.

Information on deleting or controlling cookies is also available at www.allaboutcookies.org. Please note that by deleting our cookies (or disabling future cookies) you may not be able to access certain areas or features of the Site.


NM takes measures to secure your personal data from accidental loss and from unauthorised access, use, alteration or disclosure. Data is transferred securely using SSL encryption and stored on secure servers. Additionally, we take further information security measures including access controls, stringent physical security and robust information collection, storage & processing practices. However, the internet is an open system and NM cannot guarantee that unauthorised third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

If our privacy policy changes in any way, NM will place an updated version of the policy on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures that you are always aware of what information we collect, how NM uses it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this policy or the processing of your personal information, please contact Michael Posey, Site Administrator.