Privacy & Terms

These terms apply to your use of the Online Cake Decorating Tutorials site. All references to the Site or OCDT in this privacy policy refer to www.onlinecakedecoratingtutorials.com. This privacy policy does not apply to your use of any sites which the Site may link to or direct you to.

Please carefully read the following terms of use relating to your use of the Site. By using the Site, you agree to these terms and privacy policies. We reserve the right to modify these terms and privacy policies at any time, so please check this page periodically for changes. By using the Site after we post any changes to these terms, you agree to accept those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them or been notified about them. If at any time you choose not to accept these terms or privacy policies, please do not use the Site.

We are committed to protecting your privacy and security and have explained in detail the steps we take to do so. We control the Site from offices in the Australia. We do not represent that materials on the Site are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Persons who choose to access the Site from other locations do so on their own initiative, and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

Outbound Links to Other Sites
The Site may contain links that lead to other sites and resources and these sites may request information from you. In such instances, the collection and use of your personal information will be governed by the privacy policy applicable to that site. We do not control the privacy policies, contents or links that appear on these sites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third party sites or services before providing any of them with your personal information.

How and Why we Collect Information
When you use the OCDT, we or our authorized technology services provider may also collect certain technical and routing information from you to facilitate your use of the Site and its services. We use this information to administer the Site and to understand and measure traffic patterns on the Site so that we know which areas of our sites are favourites for our users, which areas need improvement, and what technologies are being used so that we may continually improve the site. This information is collected in aggregate form, without identifying you or any user individually or personally. We may use this aggregate, non-identifying statistical data for statistical analysis, marketing, or similar promotional purposes. This data is often tracked by us or our technology services provider by using “cookies” during your visit. A cookie is small amount of data that is transferred to your browser by a web server and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. It cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies by default. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. (For some web pages that require an authorization, cookies are not optional. Users choosing not to accept cookies will probably not be able to access those pages. Apart from OCDT’s mailing lists, which if you opt in, we collect your name and email address, OCDT does not request or collect any other personal information from you.

Exceptions to Privacy Policy
While we are committed to keeping your information secure and private, we have the following exceptions to our privacy policy: We will release specific information about you or your account to comply with any valid legal inquiry or process such as a search warrant, subpoena, or court order. We may also transfer user information, including personally identifiable information, in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, the sale of related assets or corporate division or other fundamental corporate change. Such information may also be shared with necessary third parties solely for the purpose of carrying out the transactions. Please note that if you give out personal information online through a discussion board or posting site, that information can be collected and used by third parties. Although we strive to protect our users’ privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of information you post in comments or forums. You disclose such information at your own risk.

Restrictions
The contents of the Site is protected by copyright and trademark laws, and are the property of their owners. Unless otherwise noted, you may access and use the information and materials within the Site for your personal use. You may not change, modify, delete, display, transmit, adapt, exploit, or copy for distribution or sale any information, material, trademark, or copyright on the Site. You must obtain written permission from us or any other entity who owns intellectual property on the Site before you may publish, distribute, display, or commercially exploit any material from the Site. By using the Site, you agree to abide by all copyright notices or other posted restrictions.

Links
These terms of use apply only to the Site, and not to the sites of any other companies or organisations, including those we link to. We do not maintain, create, endorse, or take any responsibility for the contents, advertising, products or other materials made available through any other Site, including those we link to. Under no circumstances will we be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused to you in connection with your use of any content, goods or services available on any other site.


Forums
A “forum” means any message board, chat room, comments, user review forum or other interactive service appearing on the Site. You must register in accordance with instructions that you will find on the Site in order to contribute to any forum. You may not post on any forum, or send to any other forum user or our staff, any material that is abusive, vulgar, threatening, harassing, libellous, defamatory, obscene, invades a person’s privacy, violates any intellectual or other property rights, or that would otherwise violate any law. You may not use any forum in a commercial manner. You may not post material that solicits funds, or that advertises or solicits goods or services. You may not post material known to be false. You may not post messages that contain stock touts. You may not post or transmit any information, software or other material that contains a virus or other harmful component. We are not responsible for material appearing in any forum on the Site, except for material signed by one of our identified representatives. We are not responsible for screening material posted by users for libel, obscenity, invasion of privacy, copyright or trademark infringement, accuracy, or for any other reason. We retain, however, the right to modify or remove messages or other material that we, in our sole discretion, consider infringing, offensive, abusive, defamatory, obscene, stale, or otherwise unacceptable. We also reserve the right to edit materials for any other reason. Whether or not we modify or remove such material, users remain solely responsible for the content of their messages or postings. By posting on the Site, you grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) us and/or relevant affiliated companies the worldwide, perpetual, nonexclusive right to use your questions, comments, and postings, in their original or edited form, in television programs, books, articles, commentaries, or in any other medium now known or later developed. You also warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content you have posted and that the public posting and use of such content by us will not infringe the rights of any third party. Additionally, you warrant that any “moral rights” in posted materials have been waived. You are not entitled to any compensation for any materials you may post on the Site.

Registration
We may, at our discretion, suspend or terminate the registration of any forum user or general user who violates any of these terms of use, any of the forum member guidelines or for any other behaviour that we in our discretion believe is inappropriate. Each person or user is not permitted to create more than one account/profile at the Site and if suspected of doing so, can have their account terminated.

Disclaimers
The information, services, products, claims, topics, and materials on the Site are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. We disclaim all warranties, expressed or implied, including but not limited to implied effectiveness of the ideas or success strategies listed on the Site as well as those that are provided in our tutorial listings. Neither we nor any of our respective licensors or suppliers warrant that any functions contained in the Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Site or the server that makes them available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Neither we nor any of our respective licensors or suppliers warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the services, products, information or materials in this Site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. You (and not we or any of our respective licensors or suppliers) assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair or correction to your system. Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you. We do not endorse, warrant or guarantee any speakers, products or services offered on the Site or those we link to. We are not a party to, and do not monitor, any transaction between users and third party providers of products or services.

Limitation of Liability
Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, will we or any of our licensors or suppliers be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials or information on the Site, or any products or services provided pursuant to the Site, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. Applicable law may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability or incidental or consequential damages (including but not limited to lost data), so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. In no event shall the total liability to you by us or any of our licensors or suppliers for all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) exceed the amount paid by you to us, if any, for accessing the Site. Under no circumstances will we be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused to you in connection with your use of any advice, goods or services you receive from any information or content on our Site. We are also not responsible or liable for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused to our decorators in connection with the display of their photo, name, or biography posted on our Site or in our marketing materials.

No Professional Advice
The information contained in or made available through the Site (including but not limited to information contained on message boards, in text files, or in chats) cannot replace or substitute for the services of trained professionals in any field, including, but not limited to legal matters and/or health regulations. In particular, you should consult a specialist in the field particularly if you are carrying out a business or receiving compensation for your work. Neither we nor our partners, or any of their affiliates, will be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary or other damages that may result, including but not limited to economic loss, injury, illness or death. You alone are responsible and accountable for your decisions, actions and results in life, and by your use of the Site, you agree not to attempt to hold us liable for any such decisions, actions or results, at any time, under any circumstance.

Earnings Disclaimer
When addressing matters in any of our Site, videos, newsletters or other content, we’ve taken every effort to ensure we accurately represent our programs and their ability to improve your skills. However, there is no guarantee that you will get any results or earn any money using any of the ideas, tools, strategies or recommendations. Nothing on the Site is a promise or guarantee of skills. Your level of success in attaining similar results is dependent upon a number of factors including your skill, knowledge, ability, dedication, to name a few. Because these factors differ according to individuals, we cannot and do not guarantee your success, income level, or ability to earn revenue. You alone are responsible for your actions and results in life and business. Any forward-looking statements outlined on the Site are simply an opinion and thus are not guarantees or promises for actual performance. It should be clear to you that by law we make no guarantees that you will achieve any results from any ideas or models presented on the Site, and we offer no professional legal or business advice.

Parental Permission
The Site is not directed to children under the age of 13 and we will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. We strongly recommend that parents participate in their children’s exploration of the internet and any online services and use their browser’s parental controls to limit the areas of the internet to which their children have access. We may, at our discretion, require users under 18 to obtain the consent of a parent or guardian to view certain content, and we may limit access to certain content to users above a specified age. You agree to abide by any such restrictions, and not to help anyone avoid these restrictions.

Confidentiality and Non-Compete
Users of the Site hereby understand that the tools, processes, strategies, materials and information presented on the Site are copyrighted and proprietary, so users agrees not to record, duplicate, distribute, teach or train from our information in any manner whatsoever without our express written permission. Any unauthorised use or distribution of our Site proprietary concepts, materials, and intellectual property by you or your representatives is prohibited and Promoter will pursue legal action and full damages if these terms are violated in order to protect its rights.

Affiliate Links Disclosure
Please note that some links on the Site are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you, OCDT will earn a small commission if you decide to make a purchase after clicking on an affiliate link and being directed to a tutorial on another site. We may list affiliate links to make recommendations for tutorials on other sites. Please do not spend any money on the recommended tutorials unless you feel you need them or that they will help you achieve your cake decorating goals. This Affiliate Links Disclosure has been provided for your protection and to fully disclose any relationship between OnlineCakeDecoratingTutorials.com and the owners of the tutorials/services it recommends. The author and publisher disclaim any warranties (express or implied), merchantability, or fitness for any particular purpose. The author and publisher of OCDT shall in no event be held liable to any party for any direct, indirect, punitive, special, incidental or other consequential damages arising directly or indirectly from any use of this material, which is provided “as is”, and without warranties. OCDT does not warrant the performance, effectiveness or applicability of any sites listed or linked to on OnlineCakeDecoratingTutorials.com. All links are for information purposes only and are not warranted for content, accuracy or any other implied or explicit purpose.

Miscellaneous
These terms and privacy policies will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Queensland, Australia, without regard to any principles of conflicts of law. You agree that any action at law or in equity that arises out of or relates to these terms will be subject to mediation in the state of Queensland, Australia If any of these terms of use are found unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be considered severable from the remaining terms of use, and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. These terms may be modified only by our posting of changes to these terms of use on the Sites.