The website, located at www.themargaritamum.com, is a site operated by The HDR Group Pty Ltd (ACN158 535 954) (we, us, or our).
The term you refers to the person or organisation accessing or using, or relying upon, the Site.
If you do not agree to these Terms, you should not access or otherwise use the Site and services offered on, or via, the Site.
We support the responsible service of alcohol. Please drink responsibly.
2. Accessing the Site
We will not be liable if the Site is unavailable (wholly or partly), for any reason, at any time or for any period.
Access to the Site is permitted on a temporary basis. We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the services and content we provide on the Site without notice.
From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Site (wholly or partly).
You are responsible for:
making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Site;
for ensuring that all persons who access the Site through your internet connection, mobile device, or otherwise are aware of these Terms, and that they comply with them.
When accessing and using the Site, you must not:
attempt to undermine the security or integrity of:
our computing systems or networks;
a third party’s computing systems and networks where the Site is hosted by a third party;
use, or misuse, the Site in any way which may impair:
the functionality of the Site, or other systems used in the course of delivering the Site;
the ability of any other user to use the Site;
attempt to gain unauthorised access to any materials other than those to which you have been given express permission to access, or to the computer system on which the Site is hosted;
transmit, download or input into the Site, any files that may damage any other person’s computing devices or software, content that may be offensive or material or data in violation of any law; or
attempt to modify, copy, adapt, reproduce, disassemble, decompile or reverse engineer, any computer programs used to deliver the Site.
The Site is a Platform where we:
share a collection of original, unique and classic recipes, such as margarita, cocktail, mocktail and food recipes (collectively referred to as the Recipes);
publish our proprietary images, photography and other content for viewing by you;
provide social media promotion and featured posts on the Site’s social media pages;
provide social media account management;
publish and sell original and proprietary photography featured on the Site and our social media pages;
create content and images for social media account holders;
promote, sponsor, collaborate and represent brands as an ambassador;
develop and create new and signature Recipes with subscribers and followers;
provide in-person or online margarita and cocktail tutorials;
attend public events, parties, corporate events and conferences to speak or conduct live tutorials;
provide reviews on products, services and travel destinations; and
collaborate with other brands on promotional giveaways published both on the Site and social media pages
(collectively referred to as the Services).
We may accept payment in the form of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions and other forms of compensation for some of the Services listed above (collectively referred to as Compensation).
Any post or blog, including reviews, for which we receive Compensation, will be clearly marked as paid or sponsored. We endeavour to provide honest and unbiased opinions and reviews on experiences, recipes and related topics.
Any representation, claim, statistic, quote or other information relating to an endorsed product or service, should always be verified by you directly with the manufacturer, provider or party in question and we exclude all liability arising as a result of your reliance on or use of it.
5. Specific Site information
In addition to the Services, from time to time the Site may provide you with access to third party content (Third Party Content).
We do not recommend or endorse any:
Third Party Content;
appearing on or via the Site or our social media pages, or any websites or social media pages tagged or linked to the profiles of third party providers (Third Party Providers).
We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such products, services and Third Party Content (and any products and services provided from or via the Third Party Providers) by:
any visitor to the Site or our social media pages, or any websites linked to the profiles of Third Party Providers; or
anyone who may be informed of any of its contents,
and we make no representations or warranties that use of any of the foregoing will not infringe intellectual property rights of any third parties.
The Third Party Providers (and their advertisers) and users of the Site are responsible for the accuracy of all representations made in any Third Party Content, displayed or listed on, or via, the Site, our social media pages, or any websites linked to the profiles of Third Party Providers.
To the extent permitted by law, we do not:
warrant that the products or services, Third Party Content displayed, listed or offered on, or via the Site, our social media pages, or any websites linked to the profiles of Third Party Providers, are accurate, complete, reliable, current or error-free; or
make warranties about the standard or quality of any of the products, services or Third Party Content offered or displayed on, or via the Site, our social media pages, or any websites linked to the profiles of Third Party Providers.
You agree to make your own enquiries to verify information displayed on, or via, the Site, our social media pages, or any websites linked to the profiles of Third Party Providers and to assess the suitability of our services before engaging with us.
You accept the risk of purchasing products or services advertised, displayed, or listed by a Third Party Provider or user of the Site on, or via, the Site, our social media pages, or any websites linked to the profiles of Third Party Providers.
Any opinions, warranties, representations, advice, statements, products, services, offers, Third Party Content or other information, displayed, advertised, listed or made available by a Third Party Provider or users of the Site are those of the respective author, advertiser or distributor, and not us.
We reserve the right to modify or remove any Third Party Content at any time, but we are under no obligation to do so.
6. Personal information
By using the Site and providing any such personal information, you:
consent to such processing; and
warrant on a continuing basis that all information provided is true and accurate.
7. Site changes
We may, but are under no obligation to, update the Site (wholly or partly) at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend or cease access to the Site, our social media pages or any websites linked to the profiles of Third Party Providers.
Any of the content or information provided on, or via the Site, our social media pages, or any websites linked to the profiles of Third Party Providers may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it, unless required to do so by law.
8. Policies and guidelines
You must comply with our policies and guidelines as applying from time to time.
9. Third party websites
The Site and any Third Party Content may link to other websites, services, products or resources and they may contain links to the Site. In this regard:
they are not under our control and are not maintained by us;
we are not responsible for them, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them (notwithstanding anything else);
we only provide such links for your information and convenience;
we do not imply any endorsement of them or any association with their owners, operators or advertising material (as the context permits).
Your linking to or from these sites, or use of, or reliance on, such websites, resources, products or services is at your own risk. You should carefully review the terms and conditions and privacy policies of all off-Site pages and other websites or third party suppliers that you visit or transact with.
10. Linking or publishing
You may link to our homepage, or otherwise post any of our content (including on social media), but only if you have obtained our prior written consent. You can request our consent by sending us an email at email@example.com.
If such written consent is given, your links or posts must not:
damage our reputation or take advantage of it (or the reputation of any of our directors or officers); and
be published in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
The Site must not be framed on any other site, and you may not create a link to any part of the Site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
We pride ourselves on our proprietary content and images and our associated reputation and goodwill. You will not do anything which unreasonably harms our reputation or goodwill (or those of our directors or officers).
11. Intellectual property
The following aspects of the Site and our social media pages are protected by copyright, trade mark and other intellectual property laws: information, text, materials, graphics, logos, button icons, images, photographs, recipes, video and audio clips, trade marks (whether registered or not), advertisements, layout, arrangement, graphical user interface, look and feel, databases and control features (collectively, IP Content).
11.2 Limited rights
You may print, copy or download our IP Content for your own personal, non-commercial use (not for resale, download, distribution, or any commercial use of any kind).
You can purchase our IP Content by sending an enquiry to us either via our Site or our social media pages. Any use or publication of purchased IP Content must credit The Margarita Mum as the photographer.
If published on social media, credit must be given in the form of either a social media handle or direct website link. Our social media handle is @the_margarita_mum for the purpose of a mention in the caption and to also tag the photo.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any content separately from any accompanying text.
Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by visitors, users or third parties are those of the respective author, distributor or advertiser, and not us.
You must not use, copy, modify or reproduce any part of the materials or code on, or contained within, the Site, or any of our social media pages, for commercial purposes without obtaining an express licence to do so from us or our licensors.
If you print off, copy or download any part of the Site or any of our social media pages in breach of these Terms:
your right to use the Site and our social media pages will cease immediately; and
you must, at our discretion, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
12. Limitation of liability and indemnity
The IP Content, and Third Party Content displayed on or via the Site, our social media pages, any websites linked to the profiles of Third Party Providers or any other links in relation to the products or services contained therein are provided ’as is’ and without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to their accuracy, completeness, timeliness, reliability, currency or fitness for purpose.
It is your responsibility to determine that the Site:
meets your personal needs; and
is suitable for the purposes for which it is used.
To the extent permitted by law, we, and our directors, officers, affiliates, employees, partners and representatives, exclude:
all conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity; and
any liability to you or any third person however arising (and whether arising under statute, in tort (for negligence or otherwise), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable) for:
any loss of or damage to any property belonging to you or any third person, or personal injury or death to you or any third person;
special, indirect or consequential loss or damage; or
loss of income, revenue or profits, loss or interruption of business, loss of contracts, loss of anticipated savings, loss or corruption of data, loss of use, loss or privacy, loss of goodwill, wasted management or office time, loss of opportunity or expectation loss, loss of production and for any other loss or damage of any kind,
in any way connected with the Site, our services, or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of the Site, any social medial pages and websites linked to it and any IP Content and Third Party Content posted on, or via, the Site (or on, or via, our social media pages or any websites linked to the profiles of Third Party Providers).
Without limitation to the foregoing, we acknowledge that the laws in certain jurisdictions including Australia may imply warranties and conditions, or impose obligations on the supply of goods and services through or by means of the Site which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified except to a limited extent.
If any such laws apply, then to the fullest extent permitted by the law of the relevant jurisdiction, and in the case of Australia to the extent permitted by the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), our liability is limited, and if any liability remains it will be limited the following in our discretion:
in the case of any products, the replacement or repair of the products, or the supply of equivalent products, or the payment of the cost of repairing or replacing the products or supplying equivalent products; and
in the case of any services, the supply of the services again or the payment of the cost of having the services supplied again.
Without limitation to the foregoing, you agree that in no event shall our maximum aggregate liability exceed $500.
You agree to indemnify us, and our directors, officers, affiliates, employees, partners and representatives, from and against all actions, claims, suits, demands, damages, liabilities or costs (including legal costs) arising from, as a result of, or which is directly or indirectly related to:
the use of the Site, our social media pages or any websites linked to the profiles of Third Party Providers or any other products or services accessed via, or associated with, the Site (or our social media pages or any websites linked to the profiles of Third Party Providers);
a breach of these Terms; or
an infringement of any rights of another, including privacy rights and intellectual property rights.
13. Customer support
You acknowledge that we have no obligation to provide you with customer support of any kind.
However, we may provide you with customer support from time to time, at our discretion, provided you submit your enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
14. Viruses and hacking
You must not misuse the Site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, malware or other material, which is malicious or technologically harmful.
You must not gain, or attempt to gain, unauthorised access to:
the server on which the Site is stored; or
any server, computer or database connected to the Site.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, system failures or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material, due to your use of the Site or your downloading of any material or content posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
We recommend that all Internet users ensure they have up to date virus checking software installed.
15. Suspension and termination
You agree that we may, at any time and at our discretion, with or without cause or any notice to you, terminate, suspend or block your access to:
the Site (or our social media pages or any websites linked to the profiles of Third Party Providers); and
any services offered on, or via the Site, our social media pages, or any websites linked to the profiles of Third Party Providers.
Cause for such suspension or termination shall include:
requests by a court or law enforcement or other government agency;
discontinuance of the Site or any websites linked to the Site (or any part thereof); or
unexpected technical or security issues or problems.
You agree that all such suspensions or terminations shall be made at our discretion, and that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any such suspension or termination.
16. Force majeure
We shall not be responsible for any delay, suspension or failure to provide the Site (or any websites linked to the Site) arising out of a Force Majeure Event.
Force Majeure Event means an event or circumstance:
that is beyond the reasonable control of a party;
which that party is not reasonably able to prevent or overcome; and
which prevents that party from performing a material obligation under these Terms,
including, subject to satisfaction of the foregoing:
extreme weather events, fire, flood, explosion or natural disaster;
acts of war, riots, terrorism or vandalism;
failure or shortage of supplies, equipment, materials or essential utility;
pandemic, epidemic or other widespread threat to human health (including an outbreak or recurrence);
computer hacking, internet interruption or virus or malicious damage;
strike, embargo or industrial disturbance;
a change in applicable law.
17. No waiver
A failure by us to:
insist upon strict performance of your obligations under these Terms; or
exercise any of the rights and remedies we are entitled to under these Terms,
at any time, will not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and it will not relieve you from compliance with your obligations.
If we waive a default, this does not constitute a waiver of any subsequent defaults.
No waiver is effective unless it is expressly stated by us to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing.
If any court decides that any of the provisions of these Terms are invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, that term will be severed from the remaining terms to the extent of the invalidity, unlawfulness or unenforceability.
The rest of these Terms will continue to be valid, lawful and enforceable.
19. Entire agreement
Each party acknowledges that, in entering into these Terms, neither of us relies on, and subsequently will have any remedies for, any representation or warranty that is not set out in these Terms.
We may assign or sublicense any of our rights or obligations under these Terms at any time without obtaining your consent.
We reserve the right, in our discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any part of these Terms, in whole or in part, at any time.
Notification of the changes to these Terms will be posted on the Site. The changes will be effective immediately, unless expressed otherwise.
It is your responsibility to periodically check these Terms for any changes. If you do not agree with any of the changes to these Terms, it is your sole responsibility to unsubscribe from the Site. Your continued use of the Site will be deemed as your acceptance thereof.
No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchisor-franchisee relationship, is intended or created between you and us by these Terms.
22. Governing law
These Terms are governed by the laws of the State of Victoria, Australia and each party submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Victoria, Australia.