Here's the Legal Issues - Policies, Terms & Conditions, and Disclaimer

This page sets out the legal issues, policies, terms and conditions that you may need to know about when you use my website. Really, what it all means is that I reserve the right to my own intellectual property, and in our interactions with each other, we are honest and fair.

In the case of conflict between the terms and conditions displayed on this page and any found elsewhere on the website, those displayed here will take precedence.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to my terms and conditions.

Need to know more? If you require any further information regarding anything on this page, please contact me, and I will do my best to assist you.

Copyright Statement

All original material, except where otherwise identified, copyright © 2010 homeofgoinggreen.com. All rights reserved. All content and graphics on this site are protected by Australian copyright laws and international treaties, and may not be copied or reproduced without the express written permission of the copyright owner.

Please note that reproduction for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.

I welcome and encourage links from other relevant websites and blogs, and you may link to this site without my permission, provided you or your website/blog does NOT contain or promote violence or abuse toward any living thing including our planet, pornography, or any business or practice that uses or promotes practices that endanger or hurt any living thing. Most of the pages on the site carry a Link to this Page that will help you to do link to my website easily. However, if you wish to use copyrighted material from my site on your own site or blog, please contact me for permission, which may be given, subject to conditions including, but not limited to, proper attribution, and a live link to the site wherever possible.

From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).

Use of Trademarks All trademarks and registered trademarks, whether or not so identified, are acknowledged to be the property of their respective owners. The use of a trademark does not imply that such use has been authorised, endorsed or sponsored by the trademark owner.

This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions. · All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website. · Unauthorized use of this website may give to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.

Cookies and Web Beacons

This website uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, and web beacons, sometimes known as clear GIFs or pixel tags, which are small strings of HTML code placed on a web page, for navigational purposes and to help us analyse how our visitors use this website. The information that we store in these cookies will not allow us to identify you personally.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, but please note that if you do so you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website.

Privacy Policy

Other than as provided below, I will collect and hold only that personal information as you choose to give me, and then only for the purpose of supplying you with any information, goods or services that you have requested of me. I will not sell or pass your details to any third party, except as necessary for the purpose of supplying you with the information, goods or services that you have requested.

This website uses Google Analytics, a website usage analysis service provided by Google, Inc.

Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, to help me analyse how our visitors use this website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the site (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 website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

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 their behalf.

Google will not associate your IP address with any other data which they hold.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

I use third-party advertising companies to display advertisements when you visit my website. These companies may use information (which does not include your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you.

I use Google Adsense to show you advertisements for goods and services that may be of interest to you. Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies (including the DoubleClick DART cookie) to serve advertisements on this site. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the DART Ad-Serving and Search Cookie Opt-Out.

If you report a problem to me, I may also collect details of your browser and operating system for diagnostic purposes.

Disclaimer

All material on this website is provided for your information only and may not be construed as medical advice or instruction. No action or inaction should be taken based solely on the contents of this information; instead, readers should consult appropriate health professionals on any matter relating to their health and well-being.

The information and opinions expressed here are believed to be accurate, based on the best judgement available to the authors, and readers who fail to consult with appropriate health authorities assume the risk of any injuries. In addition, the information and opinions expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of every contributor to HomeofGoingGreen.com. HomeofGoingGreen.com acknowledges occasional differences in opinion and welcomes the exchange of different viewpoints. The publisher is not responsible for errors or omissions.

The information and instructions which I give you on this website are provided in good faith, but I cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions. In following my instructions you should take care not to do so in a way that could cause injury to yourself or to others, or that is contrary to any applicable law.

In more formal terms:
The author of this website disclaims any liability arising directly or indirectly from your use of the site. Statements made by the author or other contributors represent their views and opinions only and do not constitute a recommendation or endorsement.

HomeofGoingGreen.com is not liable for incidental, special, consequential, or indirect damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, loss of anticipated profits, business opportunity or other economic loss arising out of following our design and construction advise received from HomeofGoingGreen.com, even if HomeofGoingGreen.com has been advised of the possibility of such damage.

It is the customer's responsibility to ensure the accuracy, compliance with applicable statute(s) or regulation(s), and fitness of purpose of any plans, construction and design information received from HomeofGoingGreen.com prior to the use thereof. In the event that any liability is imposed on HomeofGoingGreen.com, HomeofGoingGreen.com's liability to you or any third party shall not be liable for any costs incurred.

The materials on this site, including any linked site, are provided 'as is' and without warranties of any kind from me, either express or implied.To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, I disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title and implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

I do not warrant that the functions contained at this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

Advertisements and Recommendations

I use Google AdSense and the eBay Partner Network to show you advertisements for goods and services that may be of interest to you. These advertisements are clearly identified. I do not have complete control over what products and services are advertised, and the fact that a particular product or service is advertised in this way is not an indication that I recommend or endorse that product or service. Any claim, statistic, quote or other representation should be verified with the seller, manufacturer or provider. I may receive a payment if you respond to any of these advertisements.

Carol Walden/HomeofGoingGreen.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

I make a number of product and service recommendations throughout this website. I may receive a payment for making these recommendations. I recommend only those products and services that I believe to be suitable for the purpose, and that I would use myself. The views and opinions expressed on this site are those of the author and other contributors only. Any claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the seller, manufacturer or provider.

I am happy to recommend Site Build It! from SiteSell to those of my visitors who would like to have their own successful website. I use this product myself, and believe that it represents excellent value for money. I receive no payment for recommending Site Build It!, but should you decide to purchase this product for yourself I may receive a commission. You are free to order from a number of sources, including SiteSell, but I would appreciate it if you would consider doing so through me. Fuller details of the product, and the opportunity to order, may be found on my About Me page.

Submission of Original Articles/Photographs/Artwork

By submitting your original articles/photographs/artwork to me for display on the website, you agree that I have the (non-exclusive) right, but not the obligation, to publish the article/photographs/artwork in whole or in part, as I consider appropriate, together with your name, the title of the article/photographs/artwork and a suitable description, without further recompense to you.

You warrant to me that you are the original author/photographer/artist, and agree to indemnify me against any claim of copyright infringement which might arise in connection with my use of your article/photographs/artwork on the website.

If I display your original article/photographs/artwork on the website, I will credit you as the originator of that work. If you no longer wish me to display your work, I undertake to remove the image(s) and associated description from the website on receipt of a written request.

Written Communications

You may send me written communications by using my Contact Form.

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