By visiting and using the Dalmatian DIY blog or its resources (here or elsewhere), you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, including our Privacy, Disclosure, and Copyright Policies. You must not continue access if you do not wish to be bound by these Terms. 


Within these Terms of Use (Terms) and associated Site Policies (Policies), you (reader, viewer, visitor, follower, etc.) referrers to you as the individual or entity accessing the Dalmatian DIY webste and/or associated resources and accepting these Terms. Dalmatian DIY (blog, website, site, owner, author, creator, we, us, etc.) refers to Dalmatian DIY as a collective description.


These Terms of Use constitute an agreement between you (the user) and us (the website/blog owner of Dalmatian DIY).  Acceptance is a requirement for access to Dalmatian DIY, including any associated social media or resources. By continuing access, you are agreeing that you have read, understood and accepted all of these Terms of Use, agree to be bound by them, and are eligible to enter into such an agreement.  Note that the Terms of Use include our supplemental Privacy, Disclosure, and Copyright Policies.

Dalmatian DIY reserves the right to change these Terms of Use by publishing updated terms (at any time and without notice). You should review these Terms periodically to be aware of such changes. Your continuing access or use of Dalmatian DIY following such publication shall be deemed your acceptance of the revised Terms of Use. Links are provided from the Dalmatian DIY site menus.

Location and Governance

Dalmatian DIY is New Zealand based and operates under New Zealand regulations and requirements. All activities on Dalmatian DIY (including this agreement to Terms of Use) shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. You irrevocably agree to consent and submit to the jurisdiction of the New Zealand courts for any legal matter or dispute, claim, complaint, or controversary in relation to Dalmatian DIY.

Liabilities and Disclaimers


Dalmatian DIY exists for entertainment purposes as a personal pet blog, and does not provide any form of professional advice. We give no warranty and make no representations, either express or implied, in relation to the information on Dalmatian DIY or on any linked website, including as to its accuracy, completeness, reliability, suitability, or other. 

Any information, views, or opinions expressed on or by Dalmatian DIY are not intended to malign, defame, libel, purge, humiliate, or otherwise offend or harm any group, organisation, company, or individual should they read or act upon any information.

We exclude, to the maximum extent permitted by law, all liability in relation to any loss, injury, damage, or other consequences or costs arising from the use or reliance of any information on Dalmatian DIY or on any linked website. You expressly agree that your use of Dalmatian DIY is at your sole risk and that you are solely responsible the outcomes of your actions or inactions. You agree that under no circumstances shall Dalmatian DIY be liable, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), equity or on any other basis to you or any third-party for any direct, indirect or consequential damage, loss, cost or expense (including, without limitation, damage to property, injury, loss of data, loss of revenue, wasted expenditure, loss of use, denial of service, or access to our website) arising from the use of Dalmatian DIY.

Dalmatian DIY shall not be liable for any third-party content, services, products, or claims. Any product claim, statistic, quote, or other representation about a product or service on Dalmatian DIY (and/or via our advertising and affiliate partners) should be verified with the manufacturer or provider. Any warranty claims, defects, issues, or disputes must be raised and dealt with directly with the manufacturer and/or provider. Dalmatian DIY fully disclaims any liability in relation to the acts or omissions of any third-parties in relation to their default of these Terms of Use, or any unauthorised access by them to Dalmatian DIY, our resources, or our social media.

Guest Behaviour

Please play nice, furfriends. Under our Terms of Use, you must agree not to interact with Dalmatian DIY for any purpose or in any manner that is unlawful. You must also agree not to engage in any conduct that is likely to impair or cause damage to the operation of Dalmatian DIY, or is likely to cause offence to our authors, our readers, or the broader public.

Dalmatian DIY reserves the right to delete comments without notice where comments deemed to be spam or potential spam, comments including profanity, comments containing language or concepts that could be deemed offensive, comments that attack a group or person individually, or otherwise as deemed appropriate. Dalmatian DIY will make efforts to moderate comments, where mechanisms allow, but we are not responsible for any content in comments. Note: Comments are not currently enabled on the Dalmatian DIY blog. Some social media functions do not allow comment moderation by the page or profile owner, but have their own moderation mechanisms for reporting or removal.

Access and Security

You assume all responsibility and risks arising in relation to your use of Dalmatian DIY. Although the blog owner, platform, and hosting provider all work to create a smooth and safe visitor experience, issues may still arise. We do not make any warranty that this blog or any associated elements will be error free, without interruption or delay, free from defects in design, free from viruses or other malicious code, free of security risks, or other. You are responsible for ensuring that the process that you employ for accessing Dalmatian DIY, here or on social media, does not expose your computer system or device to the risk of interference or damage. 

Dalmatian DIY will not be liable for any corruption or loss of data that you or anyone else may experience as a result of using Dalmatian DIY. We accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or loss caused to your computer hardware, software, internet connections, or other peripherals as a result of the use of Dalmatian DIY, its content, or any associated activities. Any downloadable files shared by Dalmatian DIY, including but not limited to PDFs, jpegs, and svg files, are provided at the end-user’s own risk. Dalmatian DIY will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages resulting from a corrupted or damaged file.

Cookies, Data, and Privacy

Dalmatian DIY (via third-party tools) uses cookies and non-personally identifying data collection. By using this site, you acknowledge and consent to this practice. Dalmatian DIY also contains links to external sites. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of external links, third-party sites, or services. See our Privacy Policy for comprehensive details. 


Dalmatian DIY uses affiliate links and advertising programs. Dalmatian DIY may earn a small commission for the  endorsement, recommendation, testimonial, and/or link to any products or services from this blog. See our Disclosure Policy for more information.


Unless otherwise credited, Dalmatian DIY and its original content (including text, photographs, and graphics) are owned by Dalmatian DIY and protected by corresponding copyright, intellectual property, and proprietary rights laws.  See our Copyright Policy for more information.


Inevitably, as time passes, some of the content on Dalmatian DIY will become less accurate, outdated, and linked items may cease to be available or relevant. Please contact us if you would like to bring any issues or suggested updates to our attention. Dalmatian DIY reserves the right to add to, modify, redirect, or remove this blog or any information, feature, specification, or other part of this blog at any time and without notice.  We reserve the right to change the focus of Dalmatian DIY, publication status, format, platform, or any other aspect of the blog, associated social media accounts, and their content.

Detailed Site Policies and Additional Information

The following pages provide supplementary information on how our site policies are implemented in support of the Terms of Use. In agreeing to be bound by our Terms, you are deemed to consent and agree to these Site Policies.

Changes and Modifications

This page was last updated on 19 May 2023 
Questions, requests, or other feedback? Contact us via email.

Please review this page periodically for changes. Dalmatian DIY reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms of Use by posting updated Terms. Your continued use constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms. 

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