Legal Notices

Terms of Use

  1. Information on this site: The information contained on this site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Melinda J. Irvine disclaims all responsibility and all liability (including, without limitation, liability in negligence) for all expenses, losses, damages and costs you might incur as a result of the information being inaccurate or incomplete in any way.
  2. Security: Where appropriate, I use available technology to protect the security of communications made through this website. However, Melinda J. Irvine does not accept liability for the security, authenticity, integrity or confidentiality of any transactions and other communications made through this website.
  3. Viruses: Internet communications may be susceptible to interference or interception by third parties. Despite my best efforts, I make no warranties that this website is free of infection by computer viruses or other unauthorised software. Melinda J. Irvine will not be liable for any loss, damage, cost or expense resulting from any breach of a security measure (including viruses or other unauthorised software).
  4.  Linked Sites: Melinda J. Irvine is not responsible or liable for the availability or content of any other internet site  linked to or from this website. Access to any other internet site is at your own risk.
  5. External Links: If you create a link to this website, you do so at your own risk. Melinda J. Irvine reserves the right to object to any linking that infringes my rights. I have not agreed to any conduct connected with a linked site which may be unlawful or an infringement of rights.
  6. Copyright: Except as permitted by the Commonwealth Copyright Act 1968 (as amended) no part of this website may be reproduced, adapted, performed in public or transmitted in any form by any process (graphic, electronic or mechanical, including further copying, recording, taping or by a storage and information retrieval system) without my express written permission .
  7. Governing Laws: Use of this website and these “Terms and Conditions” are governed by the laws of the State of New South Wales, Australia. Any claim relating to use of this website shall be heard by NSW Courts. If you choose to access this site from a location outside Australia, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.
  8. Variation: I may revise these “Terms and Conditions” at any time by updating this page. You should visit this page from time to time and review the then current “Terms and Conditions” because they are binding on you.

Privacy Policy


I, Melinda J. Irvine, am committed to protecting your privacy.

I understand and appreciate that as a visitor and user of my website you are concerned about your privacy as well as the confidentiality and security of any information you provide.

I am committed to complying with the Privacy Act 1988 and the National Privacy Principles.

Data Collection

I only collect personal information about you which is necessary conduct my business: selling online training courses, email marketing; writing assignments for clients; preparing resumes, Linkedin profiles and job applications.

I only collect your personal information by lawful and fair means and not in an unreasonably intrusive way.

Personal information is collected in the following ways:-

  1. Providing information for writing or other client project: I may keep a record of that correspondence.
  2. Subscribing to neXtDRAFT.
  3. Purchasing online courses, writing courses and digital downloads using PAYPAL or STRIPE.
  4. Making a donation using PAYPAL or STRIPE.
  5. Submitting your resume and work history for review.
  6. Submitting your details through the Contact page.

I do not collect information about you from third parties.

When I collect information about you I take reasonable steps to ensure that you are made aware of who I am and how to contact me.

Use and Disclosure

I only use the personal information I collect about you as it directly relates to something you purchased or for a subscription.

I do not sell your details to third-parties under any circumstances. In accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 I may need to disclose personal information about you in certain circumstances such as to comply with a subpoena or court order. These circumstances are outlined on the government website:

From time to time I may use your personal information to provide you with news or offers about products and services that may be of interest to you. At any time, if you no longer wish to receive this additional marketing material please contact me.

My website may contain links to other web sites and those third party web sites may collect personal information about you. I am not responsible for the privacy practices of other businesses or the content of web sites that are linked to my web site. I encourage you to be aware when you leave my site, and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information.

Data Quality

I take reasonable steps to make sure that any personal information I have stored about you is accurate, complete and up-to-date.

Data Security

I am committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information you may provide to me by ensuring your email address and any other personal information about you will only be disclosed to another person if necessary for carry out instructions or financial transaction.

Please remember that no data transmission over the Internet — including email — can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. And while I strive to protect every user’s personal information, I cannot ensure or warrant the security of all information transmitted to it (or from) online products or services — users do so at their own risk.

Once I receive your transmission, I make every effort to ensure its security on its systems. But ultimately, you are solely responsible for keeping your passwords and/or account information secret. You should be careful and responsible whenever you are online.


All content on this website including photos, videos, and text is protected under the Copyright Act 1968 and may not be used for any purpose without the permission in writing of Melinda J. Irvine.

Affiliate Links

All of the products and services for sale on this website are my own work, I do not promote or sell affiliate products and third-party services.