Conditions of Use & Disclaimer

These terms and conditions, together with our Privacy Policy and any additional terms, conditions, notices and disclaimers displayed elsewhere on the website, govern your use of and access of the website.

We may change all or part of the Conditions at any time. If we do, the new Conditions will be posted on the CASA DE KARMA website. Your subsequent or continued use of CASA DE KARMA will constitute your acceptance of any changes. If you object to any changes to the Conditions, your only remedy is to immediately discontinue your use of Casa de Karma (casadekarma.com.au).

These terms and conditions of use were last updated in May 2015.

CASA DE KARMA (casadekarma.com.au)
While we use reasonable endeavours to ensure that casadekarma.com.au is available continuously, we do not make any representations or warranties that your access will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error free. Your access to CASA DE KARMA may be suspended without notice in the case of system failure, maintenance or repair or any reason beyond our control.

Except as expressly provided otherwise in the Conditions, we reserve the right to change or discontinue any website, feature or service (or part thereof) at any time.

Membership
To access or use certain parts of the CASA DE KARMA website, you must join the community by confirming via the forms provided or the newsletter sign up / subscription – registration is free.

When registering as a member, you must provide us with accurate, complete and up-to-date registration information, as requested. It is your responsibility to inform us of any changes to your registration information. We will treat your personal information strictly in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

You must not register as a member multiple times.

You must not impersonate or create a membership for any person other than yourself.

We may at any time request a form of identification to verify your identity.

You must ensure the security and confidentiality of your membership details, including any username and/or password assigned to you.

We reserve the right to, in our sole discretion, suspend or terminate your membership or access to all or any part of Casa de Karma, including if we believe you are abusing the services in any way, have breached the Conditions or are no longer an active member.

Your conduct
You must not:
(a) use CASA DE KARMA in breach of any applicable laws or regulations;

(b) use CASA DE KARMA / casadekarma.com.au (or the material obtained from casadekarma.com.au) for reuse or commercial purposes or,

to transmit (or authorise the transmission of) “junk mail,” “chain letters,” unsolicited emails, instant messaging, “spimming,” or “spamming”;
to impersonate any person or entity;
to solicit money, passwords or personal information from any person;
to harm, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise offend others; or
for any unlawful purpose;
(c) use CASA DE KARMA to upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available (or attempt to upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available) any Material that:

is not your original work, or which in any way violates or infringes (or could reasonably be expected to violate or infringe) the intellectual property or other rights of another person;
contains, promotes, or provides information about unlawful activities or conduct;
is, or could reasonably be expected to be, defamatory, obscene, offensive, threatening, abusive, pornographic, vulgar, profane, indecent or otherwise unlawful, including Material that racially or religiously vilifies, incites violence or hatred, or is likely to offend, insult or humiliate others based on race, religion, ethnicity, gender, age, sexual orientation or any physical or mental disability;
exploits another person in any manner;
contains nudity, excessive violence, or sexual acts or references;
includes an image or personal information of another person or persons unless you have their consent;
poses or creates a privacy or security risk to any person;
you know or suspect (or ought reasonably to have known or suspected) to be false, misleading or deceptive;
contains large amounts of untargeted, unwanted or repetitive content;
contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden content;
contains viruses, or other computer codes, files or programs designed to interrupt, limit or destroy the functionality of other computer software or hardware;
advertises, promotes or solicits any goods or services or commercial activities (except where expressly permitted or authorised by us); or
contains financial, legal, medical or other professional advice;
(d) interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on CASA DE KARMA;

(e) use any robot, spider, or other device or process to retrieve, index, or in any way reproduce, modify or circumvent the navigational structure, security or presentation of CASA DE KARMA;

(f) use CASA DE KARMA with the assistance of any automated scripting tool or software;

(g) frame or mirror any part of CASA DE KARMA (casadekarma.com.au) without our prior written authorisation;

(h) use code or other devices containing any reference to CASA DE KARMA to direct other persons to any other web page;

(i) except to the extent permitted by law, modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decipher, decompile or otherwise disassemble any portion of CASA DE KARMA or cause any other person to do so; or

(j) delete any attributions or legal or proprietary notices on CASA DE KARMA.

Your Material
By uploading, transmitting, posting or otherwise making available any Material via CASA DE KARMA, you:

(a) grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, licence to use, reproduce, edit and exploit the Material in any form and for any purpose;

(b) except where expressly stated otherwise, also grant each user of CASA DE KARMA a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, licence to use, reproduce, edit and exploit the Material in any form for any purpose, subject to the Conditions;

(c) warrant that you have the right to grant the above mentioned licences;

(d) warrant that the Material does not breach the Conditions; and

(e) unconditionally waive all moral rights (as defined by the Copyright Act 1968) which you may have in respect of the Material.

We reserve the right (but have no obligation) to:

review, modify, reformat, reject or remove any Material which you upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available (or attempt to upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available) that, in our opinion, violates the Conditions or otherwise has the potential to harm, endanger or violate the rights of any person; and monitor use of Casa de Karma, and store or disclose any information that we collect, including in order to investigate compliance with the Conditions or for the purposes of any police investigation or governmental request.

We are not responsible for, and accept no liability with respect to, any Material uploaded, posted, transmitted or otherwise made available on CASA DE KARMA by any person, contributor or Author other than us. For the avoidance of doubt, we will not be taken to have uploaded, posted, transmitted or otherwise made Material available on CASA DE KARMA (casadekarma.com.au) simply by facilitating others to post, transmit or other make Material available. Furthermore, we do not endorse any opinion, advice or statement made by any person other than us.

Notifying us
If you think that CASA DE KARMA has been accessed or used by another user in breach of the Conditions, please email us at contact@casadekarma.com.au. We’ll consider whether there are grounds for taking any action, but you won’t necessarily be contacted as to our decision.

In particular, if you wish to send us a copyright infringement notification, you will need to identify the Material(s) that you believe infringe(s) your copyright, identify each copyright protected work in which you own the rights and which you believe has been infringed, identify how each copyright protected work has been or is being infringed and include your contact information. You will need to sign the notice and send it to contact@casadekarma.com.au.

Intellectual Property
Except where expressly provided otherwise in the Conditions, you do not have any right, title or interest in or to any proprietary rights relating to CASA DE KARMA.

CASA DE KARMA contains Material that is protected by copyright laws. Except where expressly provided otherwise in the Conditions, you may only reproduce the Material on CASA DE KARMA for your own personal, non-commercial use only, and request permission and have this confirmed by us before publishing. Except for the temporary copy held in your computer’s cache and a single permanent copy for your personal reference, the material may not otherwise be used, stored, reproduced, published, altered or transmitted in any form or by any means in whole or part without our prior written approval or the written approval of our licensor.

Third party websites, advertising and activities 

We may feature or display links and pointers to websites operated by third parties on CASA DE KARMA. Such websites do not form part of CASA DE KARMA and are not under our control. We do not accept any responsibility in connection with any such website. If you link to any such websites, you leave CASA DE KARMA entirely at your own risk.

CASA DE KARMA may feature or display third party advertising. By featuring or displaying such advertising, we do not in any way represent that we recommend or endorse the relevant advertiser, its products or services.

From time to time, we may promote, advertise, or sponsor functions, events, offers, competitions or other activities that may be conducted offline and may be conducted by third parties. You participate in any such activities entirely at your own risk. We do not accept any responsibility in connection with your participation in activities conducted by any third party. These communications and/or activities may be subject to separate terms and conditions and are conducted in accordance with our Privacy Policy or the third party’s  terms and conditions.

Disclaimer
You use, browse and refer to CASA DE KARMA at your sole risk.

Except where expressly stated otherwise, Material on CASA DE KARMA (casadekarma.com.au) is provided as general information only. The information on this website is not intended as, and hence should not ever be considered as advice, and must not be relied upon as such. You should make your own inquiries and take independent advice tailored to your specific circumstances prior to making any decisions.

We do not make any representation or warranty that any Material on CASA DE KARMA will be reliable, accurate or complete, nor do we accept any responsibility arising in any way from errors or omissions.

We will not be liable for loss resulting from any action or decision by you in reliance on the Material on CASA DE KARMA, nor any interruption, delay in operation or transmission, virus, communications failure, Internet access difficulties, or malfunction in equipment or software.

You acknowledge that we are not responsible for, and accept no liability in relation to any Users use of, access to, or conduct in connection with CASA DE KARMA in any circumstance.

Before participating in fitness, diet, lifestyle, wellness, exercise regime/plan discussed on casadekarma.com.au we strongly recommend you consult with your health care provider first. Our health and wellbeing content is not a substitute for professional advice from your professional health care provider and we make no guarentees on the completeness accuracy or appropriateness of the information or content published.

CASA DE KARMA is not a licensed medical care providers, therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists, relationship counselors, life coaches, first responders or any other kind of professional care provider and have no expertise in advising on, diagnosing, examining, or treating medical, psychological, emotional, relationship or personal growth conditions of any kind ‘conditions’, or in determining the effect of any specific action, activity, routine or program (e.g. exercise or diet) on a medical condition or any other Condition. While some of CASA DE KARMA’s contributors or content providers may be Professional Care Providers,CASA DE KARMA, its staff and its content providers are not rendering professional advice of any kind to you personally, including without limitation, medical, psychological, emotional, relationship or personal growth advice, counseling, therapy, treatment or coaching, but are merely providing general education and information to you on wellbeing topics. You acknowledge and agree that when participating in any diet, exercise, yoga, exercise program or activities related to wellbeing or travel, there is the possibility of physical injury, emotional distress and/or death, and you assume the risk and responsibility for any such results. As a visitor to this website you agree to being liable for your own health, wellbeing and safety in all health and travel activities. Never delay seeking professional advice because of information or statements you have read on casadekarma.com.au in any situation; and immediately cease any diet, exercise or travel activities if you are not feeling well or the relevant providers, professionals and body recommend doing so.

Limitation of liability
You use CASA DE KARMA and any content published on casadekarma.com.au at your sole risk.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions and warranties relating to your use of CASA DE KARMA that are not expressly set out in the Conditions.

To the extent that our liability for breach of any implied warranty or condition cannot be excluded by law, our liability will be limited, at our option, to:

(a) in the case of services supplied or offered by us:

(i) the re-supply of those services; or
(ii) the payment of the cost of having those services re-supplied; and
(b) in the case of goods supplied or offered by us:

(i) the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods;
(ii) the repair of the goods;
(iii) the payment of the cost of having the goods replaced; or
(iv) the payment of the cost of having the goods repaired.

In no circumstances will we be liable to you for any indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential losses or damages (including loss of profits, revenue, production, goodwill, data or opportunity) of whatever nature howsoever arising in connection with CASA DE KARMA.

Indemnity
You agree to fully indemnify and hold us harmless against any expenses, costs, loss (including consequential loss) or damage that we may suffer or incur as a result of or in connection with your use of, access to or conduct in connection with CASA DE KARMA, including any breach by you of the Conditions.

Affirmation regarding age
By using CASA DE KARMA, you affirm that you are 18 years or over or otherwise possess legal parental or guardian consent.

Applicable law
These Conditions shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of New South Wales, Australia. You consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in New South Wales Courts to determine any matter or dispute which arises under the Conditions.

Definitions
In these terms and conditions:

“Conditions” means these terms and conditions, together with our Privacy Policy and any additional terms, conditions, notices and disclaimers displayed elsewhere on CASA DE KARMA.

“CASA DE KARMA” means all properties that we own and operate including newsletter and social media.

“Material” means text, illustrations, photos, audio, video, any combination of these or other material.

“Us”, “we” or “our” means CASA DE KARMA (casadekarma.com.au) and/or its related bodies corporate.