Legal Stuff 

Welcome to my website. I'm very glad to have you here but I also need to share with you some important legal disclaimers relating to my site T&Cs, Copyright, Privacy and Permissions. By reading or using this website, you choose to accept and agree with the following terms and information. If you do not accept these terms, please do not use this website.

Disclaimer

I, as Lilani Goonesena, and lilanigoonesena.com, provide informational content to freelancers and small business owners. All information provided through this website, on this blog, and through my email subscription, is provided without any warranties of any kind. Your use of lilanigoonesena.com acknowledges this.

While I try my best to ensure that the material provided in my blog posts, newsletter and other content on lilanigoonesena.com are accurate and up to date, I make no guarantees that any given information will work or be successful for individual businesses. 

All information on sales pages, blog posts, videos, newsletters, and/or other materials has been written to accurately represent the product and/or strategy and its potential. However, I make no guarantee that you will earn money using the techniques and materials on lilanigoonesena.com. 

All prices for services stated on this website are subject to change without notice, and it is your responsibility to be aware of updates. 

Privacy policy

Lilani Goonesena is committed to providing quality services to you and this policy outlines my ongoing obligations to you.

I have adopted the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) contained in the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act). The NPPs govern the way in which I collect, use, disclose, store, secure and dispose of your personal information.

A copy of the Australian Privacy Principles may be obtained from the website of The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner at www.aoic.gov.au. 

Your privacy is very important to me. Any information collected on this site is not and will never be sold or shared with third parties. This is how your information is used on lilanigoonesena.com:

• Your name, email address and URL is collected to comment on blog posts;
• Your name, email address and URL is collected to inquire about my design services or to get in touch with me;
• Your name and email address is collected to sign up to my newsletter.

Any information you provide is used solely for the stated purpose unless you agree in advance to additional use. You may request at any time to be removed from my lists. Details are only supplied to a third party supplier when it is required by law. 

Cookies are used to collect basic information for site management and statistics. 

Credit card information is not stored on lilanigoonesena.com. 

Personal information

Personal information is information or an opinion that identifies an individual. Examples of personal information that I collect may include names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers.

This personal information is obtained in many ways including phone calls, email, via my website www.lilanigoonesena.com, from your website, from media and publications, from other publicly available sources, from cookies and from third parties. I don’t guarantee the website links or policies of authorised third parties.

I collect your personal information for the primary purpose of providing my services to you, providing information to our clients and marketing. However, I will never disclose your personal information to a third party without your approval.

You may also unsubscribe from my mailing list/newsletter at any time.

When I collect personal information, I will, where appropriate and possible, explain to you why I am collecting the information and how I plan to use it.

Sensitive information

Sensitive information is defined in the Privacy Act to include information or opinion about such things as an individual's racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious or philosophical beliefs, membership of a trade union or other professional body, criminal record or health information.

Sensitive information will be used by me only:

•           For the purpose for which it was obtained
•           With your consent; or where required or authorised by law

Third parties

Where reasonable and practicable to do so, I will collect your personal information only from you. However, in some circumstances I may be provided with information by third parties. In such a case, I will take reasonable steps to ensure that you are made aware of the information provided to me by the third party.

Any and all links provided on this site are intended for the purposes of information, inspiration and/or advertisement. These third party websites are controlled by other parties and I have no control over, or responsibility for, their content. 

Security

Your personal information is stored in a manner that reasonably protects it from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.

When your personal information is no longer needed for the purpose for which it was obtained, I will take reasonable steps to destroy or permanently de-identify it. However, most of the personal information is or will be stored in client files which will be kept by me for a minimum of 7 years.

Security on lilanigoonesena.com is maintained by Squarespace, which supports SSL certification. However, no internet exchange is 100% guaranteed safe. You acknowledge that any information submitted through this site could be accessed by a third-party and shared without my knowledge or permission, and I cannot be held responsible for any action or claims arising from such a situation.

Copyright & Trademark

This site and all the information it contains, including, but not limited to: articles, blog posts, designs, layout, appearance, photographs, videos, opinions, text, guides, trademarks, and logos ("Protected Information") are the property of Lilani Goonesena.

lilanigoonesena.com is protected from unauthorised use, copying, distribution and dissemination by Australian Copyright law, trademark law, international conventions, and other intellectual property laws. All rights are reserved. You are not allowed to use my Protected Information without my express written consent. Further, reproduction of any documents, materials, or information for the purposes of sale or use by a third party is strictly prohibited. I reserve the right to take legal action against you if you breach these terms. 

You may only use my content only for your own purposes. If you reference my material online, please link to lilanigoonesena.com, the original blog post (as applicable) and acknowledge me as the author. 

Comments 

Comments on blog posts are very welcome but must be clean and related to the material at hand. lilanigoonesena.com does not allow spam, abuse, defamation or marketing/sales comments relating to other businesses. lilanigoonesena.com reserves the right to remove any comment without notice. 

Permissions

You may: 

- Repost a summary of a blog post (or an excerpt of up to 50 words) with a link back to the original post
- Link to lilanigoonesena.com or any of my public blog posts

You may NOT:

- Repost any lilanigoonesena.com content in its entirety, or word for word paragraphs or phrases (without adhering to the repost permission above)
- Repost or repurpose any content on the lilanigoonesena.com newsletter
- Alter or sell any content on lilanigoonesena.com
- Translate any content on lilanigoonesena.com into another language

Changes

This policy may change without notice. It is your responsibility to check back regularly for updates. 

Website credits

This website, lilanigoonesena.com, was created by me (Lilani Goonesena) on Squarespace, using the Hayden template. All photography and blog graphics were created by me and remain my property. The homepage icon illustrations were drawn by Good Stuff No Nonsense and adapted by me using Adobe Illustrator. 
 

Page last updated March 2018.