Terms and Conditions


Welcome to the Web site Mona’s Event Dos & Don’ts. The content of this Web site, and the associated personal blog, are written by Simone Poetscher, the owner and main author of Mona’s Event Dos and Don’ts, and occasional contributors. We are currently located in Maryland, US. Do contact us with question you may have, through the options spelled out in the “Contact” tab. This policy is effective from January 1, 2013.


The terms Mona’s Event Dos & Don’ts or MonasEventDosAndDonts.com or “us” or “we” refer to the owner of the Web site. The term “you” refers to the user or viewer of our Web site. This Web site contains material, which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions. If you have accessed this Web site, you are agreeing to comply with, and are bound by, these terms and conditions of use. They govern the relationship with you in relation to this Web site. If you do not agree with any of the terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. Unauthorized use of this Web site may give to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.

Copyright Notice

The Web site and its content is copyright of the owner of Mona’s Event Dos & Don’ts. All rights reserved. No part of this Web site may be duplicated, redistributed, reproduced, copied, transmitted, shared, transmitted, or stored in any way in another Web site or other form of electronic retrieval system (fully or in part), electronic or otherwise, without formal prior written permission by the owner of the Web site, or the author(s) of the respective content, or their legal representatives. The materials contained in this Web site are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.


The information contained in this Web site is for general information purposes only. It is subject to change any time without notice. By using this Web site you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms & Conditions. Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the content on the Web site is accurate, but no warranty of fitness for any purpose, express or implied, is made, and the information is provided on an as-is basis. Any materials appearing on our Web site could include technical, typographical, photographic, or other errors. We do not warrant the accurateness, completeness, timeliness, or current state of any of the materials on our Web site.

Your use of any information or materials on this Web site is entirely at your own risk, for which we, and our authors and suppliers, are not liable. It is your own responsibility to ensure that any information, visuals, products, or services available through this Web site meet your specific requirements. In no event shall we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits, or due to business interruption, arising out of or in connection with the use of this Web site, its blog, or from related follow-up information and communications.

Further, we do not warrant or make any representations concerning completeness, likely results, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the Web site or the information, products, services, related graphics, or on any site linked to from this site for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. We disclaim and negate all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.


Our Web site may contain links that enable you to visit other Web sites for your convenience. We have not reviewed all of the sites linked to our Web site, and are not responsible for any of the content linked to such sites. Also note that once you have used these links to leave our site, we do not have any control over the nature, content and availability of the other Web site(s). We are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information, which you provide. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the Web site(s) in question. Use of any such linked Web site(s) is at the your own risk as a user. The inclusion of any links does not (necessarily) imply a recommendation or endorsement of the views expressed within them.


Please be positive, respectful, and helpful when posting comments on our Web site and our blog. We reserve the right to edit your comments for clarity, or for spelling and grammar. If a comment is not in our view respectful of others, legal, and allowable in polite conversation, or if it is not in keeping with this blog, or if its purpose appears to be promotion of the author, then we reserve the right at our sole discretion to edit or delete that post, and if deemed necessary to disallow future posts by its author(s).


The main author of the blog Mona’s Event Dos & Don’ts writes this blog as an independent event management professional. Any opinions expressed through our work on the Web site, and through our posts, are our own. We may, however, be influenced by our background, occupation, religion, political affiliation or experience. If our blog is related to our employment, and views could be interpreted as such of our employer, we consider it good practice to acknowledge that our opinions are personal, and not (necessarily) those of our employer(s). The owner of this Web site and blog is not paid for any promotion or posts on this blog. If that will occur at some point, we shall be very clear about it.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out to explain how we collect, use, communicate and disclose any information you share with Mona’s Event Dos & Don’ts while you use this Web site, or in other communications. This policy is subject to change without notice. We will inform you about changes by updating this page. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

Standard settings of the weblog software WordPress, and the hosting provider iPage, and other external service or support providers, are used regarding privacy of your data. Refer to their Web sites for privacy conventions. Note that cookies are used by these services/programs for statistics, and improvements of your user experience. Please refer to the site’s privacy statement for details. Like most Web site operators, we collect non-personally-identifying information of the sort that Web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, IP address, and the date and time of each visitor request. Our purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how our visitors use our Web site. We also use cookies to improve your user experience. You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by modifying your specific Internet browser’s settings.

While visiting our Web site, you may choose to interact with Mona’s Event Dos & Don’ts in ways that require us to gather personally identifying information. The amount and type of information we gather depends on the nature of the interaction. We collect such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with us. For example, if you subscribe to receive our Newsletter, your name, contact Email, and IP address are some of the information collected and used to send you Newsletter updates. If you contact us via the ‘Contact’ form or Email, your information will be stored and used to reply to your inquiry and/or message. Any information you provide to us in these interactions is the property of Mona’s Event Dos & Don’ts. We may choose to use it by quoting all or parts of the message in blog posts. In regards to selling, or leasing your personal information, we will follow this privacy policy.

We will not sell, or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We do not store any information we collect about your visit to this Web site for use other than to analyze content performance, and optimize your visitor’s experience through the use of cookies. You can turn off the use of cookies at anytime by modifying your specific Internet browser’s settings. We are not responsible for the republishing of the content found on this blog on other Web sites or media without our permission.

Governing Law

Any claim relating to Mona’s Event Dos & Don’ts Web site and blog shall be governed by the laws of Austria without regard to its conflict of law provisions. General Terms and Conditions applicable to use of a Web site.