Terms & conditions
By registering with, accessing, or otherwise using this website, you hereby agree to be bound by these terms and conditions set forth below. The mere use of this website implies the knowledge and acceptance of these terms and conditions. In some particular cases, I can also ask you to explicitly agree.
3. Electronic communication
By using this website or communicating with me by electronic means, you agree and acknowledge that I may communicate with you electronically on my website or by sending an email to you, and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that I provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement, including but not limited to the requirement that such communications should be in writing.
4. Intellectual property
I or my licensors own and control all of the copyright and other intellectual property rights in the website and the data, information, and other resources displayed by or accessible within the website.
4.1 All the rights are reserved
Unless specific content dictates otherwise, you are not granted a license or any other right under Copyright, Trademark, Patent, or other Intellectual Property Rights. This means that you will not use, copy, reproduce, perform, display, distribute, embed into any electronic medium, alter, reverse engineer, decompile, transfer, download, transmit, monetize, sell, market, or commercialize any resources on this website in any form, without my prior written permission, except and only insofar as otherwise stipulated in regulations of mandatory law (such as the right to quote).
Notwithstanding the foregoing, you may forward my newsletter in the electronic form to others who may be interested in visiting my website.
6. Third-party property
My website may include hyperlinks or other references to other party’s websites. I do not monitor or review the content of other party’s websites which are linked to from this website. Products or services offered by other websites shall be subject to the applicable terms and conditions of those third parties. Opinions expressed or material appearing on those websites are not necessarily shared or endorsed by me.
I will not be responsible for any privacy practices or content of these sites. You bear all risks associated with the use of these websites and any related third-party services. I will not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage in whatever manner, however caused, resulting from your disclosure to third parties of personal information.
7. Responsible use
By visiting my website, you agree to use it only for the purposes intended and as permitted by these terms, any additional contracts with me, and applicable laws, regulations, and generally accepted online practices and industry guidelines. You must not use my website or services to use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) malicious computer software; use data collected from my website for any direct marketing activity, or conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities on or in relation to my website.
Engaging in any activity that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or that interferes with the performance, availability, or accessibility of the website is strictly prohibited.
8. Content posted by you
I may provide various open communication tools on my website, such as blog comments, blog posts, forums, message boards, ratings and reviews, and various social media services. It might not be feasible for me to screen or monitor all content that you or others may share or submit on or through my website. However, I reserve the right to review the content and to monitor all use of and activity on my website, and remove or reject any content in my sole discretion. By posting information or otherwise using any open communication tools as mentioned, you agree that your content will comply with these terms and conditions and must not be illegal or unlawful or infringe any person’s legal rights.
9. Idea submission
Do not submit any ideas, inventions, works of authorship, or other information that can be considered your own intellectual property that you would like to present to me unless I have first signed an agreement regarding the intellectual property or a non-disclosure agreement. If you disclose it to me absent such written agreement, you grant to me a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media.
10. Termination of use
I may, in my sole discretion, at any time modify or discontinue access to, temporarily or permanently, the website or any Service thereon. You agree that I will not be liable to you or any third party for any such modification, suspension or discontinuance of your access to, or use of, the website or any content that you may have shared on the website. You will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment, even if certain features, settings, and/or any content you have contributed or have come to rely on, are permanently lost. You must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on my website.
11. Warranties and liability
Nothing in this section will limit or exclude any warranty implied by law that it would be unlawful to limit or to exclude. This website and all content on the website are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. I expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, as to the availability, accuracy, or completeness of the content. I make no warranty that:
- this website or my content will meet your requirements;
- this website will be available on an uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free basis.
Nothing on this website constitutes or is meant to constitute, legal, financial or medical advice of any kind. If you require advice you should consult an appropriate professional.
The following provisions of this section will apply to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and will not limit or exclude my liability in respect of any matter which it would be unlawful or illegal for me to limit or to exclude my liability. In no event will I be liable for any direct or indirect damages (including any damages for loss of profits or revenue, loss or corruption of data, software or database, or loss of or harm to property or data) incurred by you or any third party, arising from your access to, or use of, my website.
Except to the extent any additional contract expressly states otherwise, my maximum liability to you for all damages arising out of or related to the website or any products and services marketed or sold through the website, regardless of the form of legal action that imposes liability (whether in contract, equity, negligence, intended conduct, tort or otherwise) will be limited to the total price that you paid to me to purchase such products or services or use the website. Such limit will apply in the aggregate to all of your claims, actions and causes of action of every kind and nature.
To access my website and/or services, you may be required to provide certain information about yourself as part of the registration process. You agree that any information you provide will always be accurate, correct, and up to date.
13. Export restrictions / Legal compliance
Access to the website from territories or countries where the content on the website is illegal is prohibited. You may not use this website in violation of export laws and regulations of Australia.
14. Affiliate marketing
Through this Website I may engage in affiliate marketing whereby I receive a percentage of or a commission on the sale of services or products on or through this website. I may also accept sponsorships or other forms of advertising compensation from businesses. This disclosure is intended to comply with legal requirements on marketing and advertising which may apply, such as the US Federal Trade Commission Rules. For more information, please see my affiliate disclaimer.
You may not assign, transfer or sub-contract any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions, in whole or in part, to any third party without my prior written consent. Any purported assignment in violation of this Section will be null and void.
16. Breaches of these Terms and conditions
Without prejudice to my other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, I may take such action as I deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including temporarily or permanently suspending your access to the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website, and/or commence legal action against you.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold me harmless, from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses and expenses, relating to your violation of these terms and conditions, and applicable laws, including intellectual property rights and privacy rights. You will promptly reimburse me for my damages, losses, costs and expenses relating to or arising out of such claims.
Failure to enforce any of the provisions set out in these terms and conditions and any agreement, or failure to exercise any option to terminate, shall not be construed as waiver of such provisions and shall not affect the validity of these terms and conditions or of any agreement or any part thereof, or the right thereafter to enforce each and every provision.
These terms and conditions will be interpreted and construed exclusively in English. All notices and correspondence will be written exclusively in that language.
20. Entire agreement
21. Updating of these Terms and conditions
I may update these terms and conditions from time to time. It is your obligation to periodically check these terms and conditions for changes or updates. The date provided at the end of these terms and conditions is the latest revision date. Changes to these terms and conditions will become effective upon such changes being posted to this website. Your continued use of this website following the posting of changes or updates will be considered notice of your acceptance to abide by and be bound by these terms and conditions.
22. Choice of Law and Jurisdiction
These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of Australia. Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Australia. If any part or provision of these terms and conditions is found by a court or other authority to be invalid and/or unenforceable under applicable law, such part or provision will be modified, deleted and/or enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to give effect to the intent of these terms and conditions. The other provisions will not be affected.
Last updated: June 2023