Terms and Conditions

1. Definitions:

1.1. “Imperfect Mum”, “The Imperfect Mum”, “IM”, “This Website”, “The site”, “we”, “our” or “us” refers to the Imperfect Mum Website, its Owner, Moderators, Developers and Staff.

1.2. “Owner” refers to Kristy Vallely as an individual.

1.3. “You”, “your”, or “user” refers to you as an individual user of this website and any related services.

1.4. “Content” refers to any information accessible on this website, including but not limited to: Pages, Files, Images, User Accounts, Advertisements, Posts, Questions, Comments, Notifications and external resources to which a link has been posted.

2. Removal of Content:

2.1. We reserve the right to remove any Content that we deem inappropriate or consider to be a violation of the terms outlined in this document including a contradiction to any part of our Code of Conduct. 

2.2. We reserve the right to remove any piece of Content at our sole discretion without notice. 

2.3. If at any time IM chooses, in its sole discretion, to monitor the Content, IM nonetheless assumes no responsibility for the Content, no obligation to modify or remove any inappropriate Content and no responsibility for the conduct of the user submitting any such Content. You are solely responsible for the Content that you post on or through IM, any material or information that you transmit to other users and for any interactions with other users.

2.4. You agree that you will not use IM to send or post Content of any kind or nature that is unlawful, harassing, libelous, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, profane, racially offensive, inaccurate, or otherwise objectionable material or that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, federal or international law or regulation. You agree not to use IM to distribute or send any illegal Content of any kind. Posting illegal Content or participating in any form of discussion with the intention to commit any illegal activity is strictly prohibited. IM reserves the right to take appropriate legal action, including, without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any use that IM deems in its sole discretion to be an illegal or unauthorized use. IM will cooperate fully with any law enforcement officials and/or agencies in the investigation of any person(s) who violate the terms of this Agreement.

2.5. In addition to our own policies, Content on this site must comply with the Facebook Community Standards

2.6. We reserve the right to ban or block any user from accessing or using the website, Content, communication tools, or any related services.

3. Data Use & Privacy:

3.1. The privacy of information you provide to us when using this site is important to us, as is the safety of each one of our users.

3.2. When registering with this site, data is collected using information from your Facebook account, and upon registration you have the choice of providing this data to us, or providing a new set of data. By creating an account, you have explicitly granted use of this data to the Imperfect Mum.

3.3. This site includes various means of controlling the privacy of your data and user account. You can toggle the accessibility of various information to other users of the site by using the methods provided when editing your user account.

3.4. If you wish for removal of any data you have supplied please send a removal request via our contact form which should include the following information: A link to your user account, a link to the Content(s) in question and a message describing the exact Content you wish to have removed.

3.5. IM does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register for IM. If you are under 13, please do not attempt to register for IM or send any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, or email address. No one under age 13 may provide any personal information to IM. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us.

3.6. The use of false or misleading personal information is strictly prohibited. Your user account must contain your real name and information. If you do not wish your real and true personal information to be published in relation to your Content, please use the anonymous feature (see section on anonymity). IM reserves the right to take action against user accounts that do not represent a real person, including but not limited to, the actions specified under “removal of Content”.

3.7. We may contact you, by email or other means; for example, we may send you promotional offers on behalf of other businesses, or communicate with you about your use of the Website. Also, we may receive a confirmation when you open an email from us. This confirmation helps us make emails more interesting and improve our service. If you do not want to receive email or other mail from us, please indicate your preference by changing your account settings accordingly, contacting us, or by clicking the “unsubscribe” link in an email we send to you.

3.8. When we collect usage information (such as the numbers and frequency of visitors to the Website), we only use this data in aggregate form, and not in a manner that would identify you personally. For example, this aggregate data tells us how often users use parts of the Website, so that we can make the Website appealing to as many users as possible. We may also provide this aggregate information to our partners; our partners may use such information to understand how often and in what ways people use our Website, so that they, too, can provide you with an optimal experience. We never disclose aggregate information to a partner in a manner that would identify you personally.

3.9. We neither rent nor sell your Personal Information in personally identifiable form to anyone.

3.10 Business Transfers: We may choose to buy or sell assets. In these types of transactions, customer information is typically one of the business assets that would be transferred. Also, if we (or substantially all of our assets) are acquired, or if we go out of business, enter bankruptcy, or go through some other change of control, Personal Information would be one of the assets transferred to or acquired by a third party.

3.11. We reserve the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information that we reasonably believe is necessary to comply with law or court order; enforce or apply our conditions of use and other agreements; or protect the rights, property, or safety of IM, our employees, our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

3.1.1. The Imperfect Mum also implements Google Remarketing and collects Google Demographic and Interest data. None of this data contains personally identifiable information. To opt-out of this kind of tracking: please use the tool provided by Google.

4. Anonymity:

4.1. When you are submitting Content anonymously on this website, the Content will be displayed anonymously to all users of the site, excluding Imperfect Mum administrators, who have access to all Content and user data for moderation purposes.

4.2. By submitting Content anonymously you agree to follow the terms outlined in this document, and have read and are conducting the type of behaviour outlined in our Code of Conduct. 

4.3. Anonymous Content that violates these terms or the Code of Conduct will be associated with the user account that created the Content anonymously and action may be taken against this account or its Content, including, but not limited to, the actions described in the “Removal of Content” section of this document.

4.4. As with all software: this website is subject to errors, bugs and limitations. The Imperfect Mum cannot be held responsible for errors or bugs that may potentially reveal personal information, regardless of the issue’s origin. If you find that any personally identifiable information has been revealed as a result of the website’s functionality, please contact us.

5. Facebook Promotions:

5.1. Any promotions conducted by The Imperfect Mum are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. When you enter the draw into any of these promotions you are providing information to The Imperfect Mum and not to Facebook. 

5.2. Information collected from users during any of these promotions will only be used to provide internal statistics about the promotion, to notify the winners of the competition and to alert users about any upcoming competitions, offers or deals. Refer to clause 3.

6. Disclaimer:

6.1. The views and opinions expressed in the Content belong solely to the Content’s author. Content does not necessarily reflect the views of IM. 

6.2. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question. 

6.3. IM accepts no responsibility for any negative event occurring from the acceptance of advice or instructions offered in the Content. The Content must not be accepted or advocated as professional advice. 

6.4. Under no circumstances will IM be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred in connection with use of or exposure to any Content posted, emailed, accessed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Services. You are solely responsible for taking all precautions necessary and/or reasonable to protect yourself, your computer systems and other property from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful Content and code. You acknowledge that IM does not endorse or guarantee any Content and you may not state or imply any such endorsement or guarantee.

7. Advertising Disclosure:

7.1. IM or the owner may be compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though IM may receive compensation for posts or advertisements, we aim to always give honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products.

7.2. Where the compensation has a direct influence on Content, it will be clearly identified as paid or sponsored Content.

7.3. IM is happy to consider requests for sponsored posts, paid advertising and suitable items that will appeal to our readers for giveaways.  Any such requests need to be in keeping with the general themes of this blog.

8. Copyright

8.1. All Content is protected by copyright. You shall abide by all copyright notices, trademark rules, information, and restrictions contained in any Content accessed through IM, and shall not use, copy reproduce, modify translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, upload, display, license, sell or otherwise exploit for any purposes whatsoever any Content or other proprietary rights not owned by you, (i) without the express prior written consent of the respective owners, and (ii) in any way that violates any third party right.

8.2. The Content you submit must be your original Content and never before published by you or any third party.

8.3. You agree that IM has, without restriction, the right to use, modify and publish all content that you enter, post or submit.

9. Indemnity

9.1 You will indemnify and hold IM, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless (including, without limitation, from all damages, liabilities, settlements, costs and attorneys’ fees) from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of your access to the Services, use of the Services, the violation of this Agreement by you, or the infringement by you, or any third party using your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

10. Win Mum’s Taxi Competition

10.1 The Staedtler "Win Mum's Taxi" competition Terms and Conditions are located here.

11. Online Purchasing

11.1 All financial transactions made with this website are non-refundable unless explicitly stated. If you feel you have purchased something un-intentionally or believe you have been incorrectly charged: please contact us.

11.2 In the case of purchasing attendance to an Imperfect Mum event or conference: you are encouraged to obtain sufficient ticket or travel insurance to cover you for the instance where you are unable to attend the event for reasons including: illness, transport failure or delay or you choose not to attend the event.

11.2 Products and Services available for purchase through this website are available for Australian Residents only unless explicitly stated. If you were unaware of this at the time of purchase, please contact us.

11.2 Products available on this site (excluding online courses) will be distributed via our partner company Harleys Educational.