Welcome to our website. This website (located at www.thedietologist.com.au) is
owned and operated by Stefanie Valakas trading as The Dietologist (ABN: 84 659 706 733) (“The Dietologist”, “we”, “us”). Should you continue to use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use and disclaimer which govern our relationship with you in connection with this website. Should you not agree with any of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.
Please note that further terms and conditions govern the purchase of any services
described on our website.
Your use of this website, is subject to the following terms:
- Use of our website
The content of this website is for your general information and use only and is subject to change without prior notice.
You may use our website to connect with our service, book appointments and purchase and download general nutrition products related to fertility and women’s health, including meal plans and eGuides.
You can only ever use our website for lawful purposes (such as researching our goods and services or contacting us) in a manner consistent with the nature and purpose of the website, and in a way that doesn’t impact on anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the website. We have a zero-tolerance policy for users who conduct themselves unlawfully or encourage such conduct, who post any defamatory, obscene, offensive, or scandalous material, harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person, or disrupt the website. We reserve the right to ban any users who engage in such behaviour.
You are not permitted to change, add to, remove, deface, hack or otherwise interfere with our website or any material or content displayed on the website, or attempt to do any of those things.
You are not permitted to upload any file or object that contains prohibited content, including any malware (bugs, viruses, trojan horses, ransomware or other harmful code or communications) (“Harmful Content”). You warrant to us that you will not upload or attempt to upload any such Harmful Content. You indemnify us on a continuing basis for any loss or damage we suffer because of any Harmful Content which you upload or attempt to upload to our website.
Unauthorised use of this website may be a criminal offence and/or give rise to a claim for damages.
- Intellectual property
This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the content, design, layout, appearance, look, graphics, text, logos, button icons, video images, audio clips, code, scripts, design elements and interactive features of the website, and is protected by copyright under the laws of Australia and through international treaties.
Unless we say otherwise, all rights (including copyright) in the website are owned or controlled by us and are reserved by us.
Any reproduction of the website or website content (such as meal plans or eGuides accessed or downloaded from the website) is prohibited other than in accordance with these terms.
All designs, trade marks, service marks and trade names are owned, registered and/or licensed by us, save for any trademarks reproduced on this website which are not the property of or licensed to us, which are acknowledged on the website.
As a user of our website, we grant you a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, revocable license to use our website in accordance with these terms, to copy and store the website and its content in your device’s cache memory and to print pages from the website for your own personal and non-commercial use.
Except as outlined above, we don’t grant you any other rights whatsoever in relation to the website- all other rights are expressly retained and reserved by us and nothing you do on or in relation to the website will transfer any intellectual property or associated rights.
All intellectual property rights including the right to reproduce, modify or commercialise the website and website content remain the property of The Dietologist and content cannot be resold or reproduced.
If you would like to share our website or social media content that’s freely available for re-use or is in the public domain, you are permitted to do so, as long as you attribute same to us and link back to our website. This includes images on our website and social media profiles, unless we explicitly cite a copyright notice indicating otherwise. If you’d like to share, re-publish or otherwise use our website or content in a way that you are not expressly authorised to do by these terms, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.
If you do share images or videos (or any other depiction whatsoever) of our services on your social media (“Posts”), you provide to us your express and unconditional consent to share your Posts on our social media. We will of course provide appropriate attribution to you (through tagging you or other appropriate means) when reposting your Posts.
- Links to our website
If you would like to link to our website, please get in touch with us with your URL, a brief description of your website and why you want to establish a link. Please note that if we allow you to link to our website, we may impose certain terms or conditions.
If the nature or content of your website changes in any significant way after the authorised link is established, you must let us know and provide us with a new description of your website. If the change means that your website is no longer a good fit with ours, we may ask you to remove the link. Refusal will constitute a breach of these terms.
- Links from our website to other websites
We may also, on occasion, include links to other websites which are not controlled by us. These links are provided for your convenience to provide you with further information. You acknowledge that they are used at your own risk. Please note that we include these links for your convenience, however we do not necessarily endorse or support the views, opinions, standards or information expressed on them. We have no control over the nature, content, and availability of those websites. For your own safety, please make sure you check the protocols and standards of the linked sites before using them.
Our website is security assured by GoDaddy. We use our best endeavours to ensure the website is free of any malware, bugs, viruses, trojan horses, ransomware or other harmful code or communications which may be transmitted to or through the website, including links to other sites.
- Disclaimer and indemnity
Nothing in these terms limits or excludes any rights, guarantees, warranties, representations or conditions that you are entitled to by law that cannot be limited or excluded, including under the Australian Consumer Law, which forms Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (ACL).
Apart from that, to the extent permitted by law, we exclude all terms, guarantees, warranties, representations or conditions as to the performance, accuracy, timeliness, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any purpose which are not expressly stated in these terms. You hereby acknowledge that such information and materials may contain mistakes, inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude any liability for such to the fullest extent permissible by law.
We will not be liable for any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage (unless such loss or damage is reasonably foreseeable resulting from our failure to meet an applicable consumer guarantee to which you are entitled under the ACL), loss of profit or opportunity, or damage to goodwill arising out of or in connection with the website or these terms (including as a result of not being able to use the website), whether at common law, under contract, tort (including negligence), in equity, pursuant to statute or otherwise. If we cannot exclude liability but we can limit it, we limit it to the maximum extent permitted under section 64A of the ACL.
We make the website available to you, however you use it at entirely your own risk, for which we will not be liable.
Everything on the website is provided “as is” and “as available” – we do not make any representations or warranties of any kind – and we exclude all liability for loss or damage you might suffer because of:
* failures, errors, mistakes, inaccuracies, interruptions, defects, delays, viruses, lost, stolen, altered or misused data, unlawful third-party conduct arising out of the website;
* whole or partial discontinuation of the website;
* unsuitable or out of date information on the website (including third-party material and advertisements on the website);
* you or any other person acting or not acting, on any information;
* personal injury or property damage of any nature resulting from your or any other person’s access to or use of the website;
* any unauthorised access to or use of information or data, including personal and financial information, collected by us;
* any interruption of transmission to or from the website;
* any unauthorised access to or use of information or data, including personal and financial information, collected by us;
* any malware (bugs, viruses, trojan horses, ransomware or other harmful code or communications) which may be transmitted to or through the website, including links to other sites;
* costs incurred by you in using the website; and
* links which are provided for your convenience.
It is your own responsibility to ensure that any services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
You indemnify us from and against all claims, suits, demands, actions, liabilities, costs and expenses (including legal costs and expenses on a full indemnity basis) resulting from your use of the website.
- Advice and Information
On our website we may provide or publish general advice and evidence-based nutrition information about women’s health, fertility and pregnancy related topics, believing it to be accurate, appropriate and reliable at the time but we don’t give any warranty of accuracy, appropriateness or reliability.
While our website contains evidence-based nutrition information about women’s health, fertility and pregnancy related topics, any information and advice on our website is general in nature and is not intended to constitute or substitute for dietetics, nutrition, professional or medical advice. You should not rely on the information on our website as medical advice. It is important to consult a medical professional for personalised medical or dietetic advice for your specific circumstances. Unless required by law, we will not accept any liability or responsibility (including liability for negligence) for any loss suffered because of your or any other person’s reliance on any such information or advice.
- Changes to terms
If we decide to change these terms (and we can do so at any time), we will post a copy of our revised terms on our website. Changes to the terms will take effect immediately on being published on the website. Your continued use of the website indicates your acceptance of the revised terms.
If any part of these terms is found to be void or unenforceable by a Court of competent jurisdiction, that part will be severed and the rest of the terms will remain in force.
- No affiliation
Our website is not a part of the Facebook website, Facebook Inc, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, or Google, nor is it endorsed by or affiliated with any of those websites or their owners in any way.
The agreement between us constituted by your use of the website may be terminated at any time by us without notice, in which case all disclaimers and limitations of liability will survive termination, however, you will no longer be authorised to access the website.
As we are based in New South Wales, Australia, these terms will be governed by the laws of that state. In the event of any dispute, we ask that you first contact us, and we will do our best to resolve the dispute to our mutual satisfaction quickly, cheaply and efficiently. If we do end up in court, you agree that the exclusive venue for resolving any dispute will be in the courts of New South Wales and courts of appeal from them.
This document was last updated: 13 May 2021