Terms and Conditions
The Owner reserves the right to make changes to the Site , their operation and application at any time without prior notice. The Owner will take reasonable steps to ensure the ongoing effective operation and maintenance of the Site and take steps to repair technical issues that arise from within the Site within a reasonable time, insofar as the issues are of a global nature, and do not arise from individual use.
Price and Payment
The service is free to use, however we also offer a subscription service which allows Members access to additional benefits. More information about our subscription service is outlined in the “Gourmet Membership” below.
Requirements of Use of this Site
Users must be aged over eighteen (18) years old. By opening an Account with us, you represent and warrant that you are over eighteen years old. Members are responsible for maintaining confidentiality of account, username and password information. We are not responsible for any unauthorised use or access to a Members profile.
By opening an account with us you agree to receive emails from time to time which will include administrative notices, newsletters and updates about our Services. You can opt out of receiving this information at any time.
You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account.
License to You
The Site is provided to you through this license. The Owner retains all ownership and proprietary rights in the Site and grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to use them. This license commences upon your acceptance of the terms and conditions and continues until termination by the Owner or you. You are authorised to use the Site for personal use only. All rights not specifically granted under this Agreement are reserved by the Owner and, as applicable, its licensors. The Owner has the discretion to terminate your license immediately and without notice if you breach this license. This limited license excludes the right to: frame or utilise framing techniques; republish, redistribute, transmit, sell, license or download any content (except caching or as necessary to view the Site); make any use of the Site or content other than for personal use; modify, reverse engineer or create any derivative works based upon either the Site or its content; collect account information for the benefit of yourself or another party; use any meta tags or any other hidden text utilizing any and/or all Site content; use software robots, spiders, crawlers, or similar data gathering and extraction tools, or take any other action that may impose an unreasonable burden or load on our infrastructure or server; ) attempt to, or introduce viruses or any other computer code, files or programs that may interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of the Site; gain or attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Site including the network or user accounts; or download any image or content and pass it off as your own, or provide it to a third party or republish or distribute it.
Conditions of use
You agree to use the Site in accordance with these terms and conditions, in good faith and in a way so as to not bring disrepute or cause reputational or other damage to the Owner. You agree to conduct yourself in good faith and respectfully towards others.
You are responsible for all content uploaded through your profile. When you upload content to the Site you represent and warrant that the content is true and correct, and that you are not breaching the intellectual property rights of another. By submitting or otherwise publishing any material via the Site, you are representing that you are the owner of the material, or that you have the express consent of the owner of the material.
You grant LMA a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute any material that you publish on the Site. You hereby waive all moral rights in your content to the maximum extent permitted by law; and you warrant and represent that all other moral rights in your content have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by law.
You agree that you will not upload or provide content on the Site which:
- is false or misleading;
- contains nudity;
- is defamatory, fraudulent, unlawful, threatening, intimidating, harassing, disrespectful, inappropriate, harmful, hateful, abusive, tortious, obscene, invasive of another’s privacy, sexist, racist, homophobic, violent or degrading;
- infringes the intellectual or other proprietary interests of third parties;
- contains spam, chain letters, pyramid and other such selling and marketing schemes, computer viruses, computer code, files or programs or other harmful components that are designed to interrupt, destroy, change or limit the functionality of the Site or any other computer software, hardware or other electronic equipment, information which in any way impinges on another user’s use or enjoyment of the Site or otherwise breaches or encourages other users to breach these Terms;
- violates any law;
- encourages or incites any other person to engage in any of the above behaviour
- contains religious promotion or propaganda;
- promotes the use of drugs or gambling; or
- promotes a commercial endeavour.
Members should exercise the usual caution and judgement as appropriate when interacting with Members that you meet through the Site. We do not undertake checks or verify the accuracy of information provided by Members. Specifically we do not undertake searches such as criminal history searches, sex offender registers, registered bankruptcies or verification of a Member’s location.
You agree that your use of the Site is at your own risk. Should you agree to communicate with or meet with a Member outside of the Site you do so at your own risk and accept the responsibility for your own safety precautions. Scam Warning
We accept no responsibility for any liability arising from or in connection to your use of the Site howsoever arising.
Intellectual Property Rights
LMA retains all ownership rights over all intellectual property (registered or unregistered) available on the Site, and the Site content including, but not limited to, audio-visual effects, themes, stories, dialog, settings, artwork, sounds effects, musical works, and moral rights. LMA claims copyright over all content on the Site, including Blog postings, unless otherwise indicated.
Warranty Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
We provide the warranties of a service provider under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010. To the fullest extent permitted by law, the Owner, its officers, directors, employees and agents disclaim all warranties, express or implied in connection with your use of the Site.
We do not warrant or guarantee that the functional aspects of the Site will be uninterrupted or error free or that the Site, or that their content or the server are free of viruses or other harmful components. We maintain current anti-virus software, however to the extent provided by law, we do not guarantee against third party interference nor do we guarantee that the Site or its content will be compatible with third party software or hardware. We are not liable for any default due to an act of God, war, terrorism, strike, lock-out, industrial action, fire, flood, storm or other event beyond our reasonable control.
We make no warranties or representations about the accuracy and completeness of the content contained on the Site and assume no liability for any errors, inaccuracies or omissions in the content on the Site.
We allow paid advertising on our Site. This allows us to provide a free service to you. We do not verify the accuracy of products or services advertised, and we do not in any way guarantee or endorse third party’s that advertise with us.
We take no responsibility and are not liable for any injury or damage arising from your use of the Site, including from unauthorised access by third parties. You specifically acknowledge that the Owner shall not be liable, to the extent permitted by law, for any content posted by a Member or for the conduct of a Member.
You agree to indemnify, the Owner, and its partners, licensors, affiliates, contractors, officers, employees and agents for any claim arising directly or indirectly from your acts and omissions in using the Site pursuant to the terms of this Agreement. You do not need to have suffered any loss for this indemnity to take effect. To the extent permitted by law our maximum liability is limited to the total amount paid to us by a Member in subscription or other fees.
We reserve the right to suspend or cancel an account if there is a breach of these terms. We also reserve the right to review a Member’s account at any time, for any reason. If we believe that a criminal act has occurred we may also report the matter to the relevant law enforcement agency.
We may also remove content if we are requested or advised to do so by a law enforcement agency, or are advised to do so to ensure compliance with the laws or an order of the Court. Reporting a matter to us, does not guarantee that we will take action and if you are concerned about your safety or a criminal offence, you should direct your complaint to the local police.
Breaches of these terms and conditions
The Owner reserves the right to take any of the following action if we reasonably suspect that a breach of this agreement has occurred, we can:
- issue a formal warning;
- suspend or prohibit access to the Site;
- block computers using your IP address from accessing the Site;
- contact any or all your internet service providers and request that they block your access to the Site;
- take legal action against you, and
- suspend your account on our Site.
If we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our Site or a part of our Site, action taken by you to circumvent suspension or prohibition or blocking will be considered as a further breach of this agreement.
Jurisdiction and Severability
In the event that any clause or part of a clause contained herein is invalid, illegal, unlawful or otherwise incapable of enforcement, that clause shall be deemed to be severed from this Agreement but all other clauses shall remain in full force and effect.
This agreement is governed by the laws of Victoria, Australia.