Terms of Use

Effective 8 March 2019

Welcome to Tea with Mum and thank you for visiting our blog.

Any and all information provided by Tea with Mum (“we,” “us,” “our,” “my,” “me,” or “I,”) on www.teawithmum.com (“blog” or “Website”) is for general informational and educational purposes ONLY. These Terms of Use outline the rules and regulations for the use of Tea with Mum’s Website. 

By accessing this Website we assume you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you do not accept all of these terms and conditions, please do not continue to use Tea with Mum’s Website. 

Agreement to the Terms of Use

You understand, acknowledge and accept that by accessing this Website, you are bound by all of these Terms of Use. By using the Website or by clicking to accept or agree to the Terms of Use when this option is made expressly available to you, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms of Use.

Privacy Policy 

Your agreement also means that you are agreeing to my Privacy Policy, which can be found here. This Privacy Policy sets out what data (including personal data) we collect, how it is used and transferred and your rights with respect to that data.

Disclaimer 

Your use of this Website is also subject to our Disclaimer, which can be found here. This Disclaimer informs users and visitors of the Website of various limitations regarding the information provided on the Website. By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you are also acknowledging and agreeing with the Disclaimer.

Accounts and membership

Unfortunately, you must be over 13 years of age to use this Website. 

By using this Website and by agreeing to this Agreement you warrant and represent that you are at least 13 years of age. If you create an account on the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with it. Providing false contact information of any kind may result in the termination of your account. You must immediately notify us of any unauthorised uses of your account or any other breaches of security. We will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.

User Comments

We love to hear from our readers. That is why certain parts of this Website offer the opportunity to post comments and exchange opinions.

Two words: Be nice. This is not the venue for harsh criticisms or negativity. While we welcome ideas from readers of all walks of life, I simply ask that those ideas be expressed with respect for one another.

All comments are screened for spam. 

Any comments do not reflect the views or opinions of Tea with Mum, its agents or affiliates, but are instead the opinion of the person posting them. 

To the extent permitted by law, Tea with Mum shall not be responsible or liable for the Comments or for any loss cost, liability, damages or expenses caused and or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Comments on this Website.

Tea with Mum monitors all Comments and reserves the right to remove any Comments which it considers in its absolute discretion to be inappropriate, offensive or otherwise in breach of these Terms and Conditions.

You may not impersonate any other person through the Website. You may not post content that is defamatory, fraudulent, obscene, threatening, invasive of another person’s privacy rights or that is otherwise unlawful. You may not post content that infringes on the intellectual property rights of any other person or entity. You may not post any content that includes any computer virus or other code designed to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of any computer software or hardware. By submitting or posting Content on the Website, you grant Tea with Mum the right to edit and, if necessary, remove any Content at any time and for any reason.

By uploading or otherwise providing information, you grant Tea with Mum a non-exclusive royalty-free, perpetual license to distribute, display, use, reproduce, edit and authorise others to use, reproduce and edit any of your Comments in all forms, formats or media. 

Third Party Websites and Content

Links within our Website

Our Website may contain links to other websites as well as articles, blog posts, photographs, quotations, software and information in general.

Unless otherwise clearly specified, we do not, directly or indirectly, imply any approval, association, sponsorship, endorsement, or affiliation with any linked website. We do not monitor or control such third party websites and are therefore not responsible or liable for any content the third party websites might show, write or use. You click on a link to a third party website at your own risk. Moreover, the instant you click on a third party website link, these Terms of Use no longer govern.

If you find any link on our Website or any linked website objectionable for any reason, you may contact us about this. We will consider requests to remove links within a reasonable period. 

While we endeavour to ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy; nor do we commit to ensuring that any linked website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.

Linking to Tea with Mum

You may link to our home page, to publications or to other Website information provided the link: 

(a) is not in any way misleading; 

(b) does not falsely imply any sponsorship, endorsement or approval of you or your products or services; and 

(c) fits within the context of your website.

You may link using our corporate name, our web address and/or any other description of our Website or material being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on your site.

Content and postings

You may print a copy of any part of this Website for your own personal, non-commercial use, but you may not copy any part of the Website for any other purposes, and you may not modify any part of the Website. Inclusion of any part of this Website in another work, whether in printed or electronic or another form, or inclusion of any part of the Website in another website by embedding, framing or otherwise without the express permission of the website operator is prohibited.

Modifications and Interruptions to the Website

We reserve the right to change, modify, or remove the contents of the Website at any time for any reason at our full discretion without notice. We also have no obligation to update any information on our Site.

We will not be liable if we decide to modify, change or remove part or all of content from the Website, change prices, suspend or discontinue the Website. We cannot guarantee that the Website will be available at all times. We may experience downtime, technical or software difficulties, or simply decide to discontinue for whatever reason.

You agree that we have no liability whatsoever for any loss, damage, or inconvenience caused by your inability to access or use our Site.                        

Backups

We are not responsible for content residing on the Website. In no event shall we be held liable for any loss of any Content. It is your sole responsibility to maintain appropriate backup of your content. Notwithstanding the foregoing, on some occasions and in certain circumstances, with absolutely no obligation, we may be able to restore some or all of your data that has been deleted as of a certain date and time when we may have backed up data for our own purposes. We make no guarantee that the data you need will be available.

Prohibited uses

In addition to other terms of these Terms of Use, you are prohibited from using the Website or its Content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; (d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Service or of any related website, other websites, or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service or any related website, other websites, or the Internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Service or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses.

Intellectual property rights

This Website is our proprietary property unless otherwise indicated. All trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with our Website or services, are trademarks or registered trademarks of Tea with Mum or the website operator or the website operator licensors unless otherwise indicated. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with our Website or services may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of our Website and services grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Tea with Mum or third party trademarks.

As a visitor and user of this Website, you are given a limited license of use and are not permitted to break the boundaries of that license.

Nothing in these Terms or on this Website grants you any licenses for ownership or proprietary rights.

As a condition of your use of our Website, you agree and acknowledge not to use the Website or any of the resources available for download from the Website for any purpose that is prohibited by these Terms of Use and/or is unlawful. 

The content of the Website or included in the Website is not for resale. In the case you have permission to download something, such a freebie, PDF, ebook, guide, etc., you are not allowed to sell it or transfer it to another person.

Limitation of liability

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, in no event will Tea with Mum, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, suppliers or licensors be liable to any person for (a): any indirect, incidental, special, punitive, cover or consequential damages (including, without limitation, damages for lost profits, revenue, sales, goodwill, use or content, impact on business, business interruption, loss of anticipated savings, loss of business opportunity) however caused, under any theory of liability, including, without limitation, contract, tort, warranty, breach of statutory duty, negligence or otherwise, even if the website operator has been advised as to the possibility of such damages or could have foreseen such damages. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the aggregate liability of the website operator and its affiliates, officers, employees, agents, suppliers and licensors, relating to the services will be limited to an amount greater of one dollar or any amounts actually paid in cash by you to Tea with Mum for the prior one month period prior to the first event or occurrence giving rise to such liability. The limitations and exclusions also apply if this remedy does not fully compensate you for any losses or fails of its essential purpose.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold Tea with Mum, the website operator and its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents harmless from and against any liabilities, losses, damages or costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, incurred in connection with or arising from any third party allegations, claims, actions, disputes, or demands asserted against any of them as a result of or relating to your Content, your use of the Website or services or any wilful misconduct on your part.

Severability

All rights and restrictions contained in this Agreement may be exercised and shall be applicable and binding only to the extent that they do not violate any applicable laws and are intended to be limited to the extent necessary so that they will not render this Agreement illegal, invalid or unenforceable. If any provision or portion of any provision of this Agreement shall be held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, it is the intention of the parties that the remaining provisions or portions thereof shall constitute their agreement with respect to the subject matter hereof, and all such remaining provisions or portions thereof shall remain in full force and effect.

Dispute resolution

The formation, interpretation, and performance of this Agreement and any disputes arising out of it shall be governed by the substantive and procedural laws of the Federal Republic of Germany without regard to its rules on conflicts or choice of law. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue for actions related to the subject matter hereof shall be the state and federal courts located in Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, and you hereby submit to the personal jurisdiction of such courts. 

Changes and amendments

We reserve the right to modify this Agreement or its policies relating to the Website or services at any time, effective upon posting of an updated version of this Agreement on this Website. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the top of this page. Continued use of the Website after any such changes shall constitute your consent to such changes. This policy was created with the assistance of WebsitePolicies.

Acceptance of these terms

You acknowledge that you have read this Agreement and agree to all its terms and conditions. By using the Website or its services you agree to be bound by this Agreement. If you do not agree to abide by the terms of this Agreement, you are not authorised to use or access the Website and its services.

Contact Us

We welcome you to contact us if you have any questions, concerns or comments regarding these Terms of Use and can be contacted at: Terms of Use.