If you’re a young person who has no idea what you want to do with the rest of your life, congratulations—you’re exactly where you should be.This book was written for you.

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Alana Kilmartin is an Australian author and speaker who proudly grew up on a farm outside a small town no one has ever heard of.She graduated from Monash University with a double degree in Commerce and Biomedical Science. Shortly after, Alana moved to New Zealand and became the number one travel agent in the country. The burnout and quarter-life crisis that followed inspired her to write Unserious Careers.Alana currently lives in Melbourne.

Privacy Policy

Unserious Careers ABN 59 964 030 376 recognizes the importance of privacy and is committed to safeguarding the personal information that we hold. This policy describes how we collect, store and manage personal information. This Privacy Policy does not apply to acts and practices which relate directly to the records of current and former employees that we hold.COLLECTING PERSONAL INFORMATIONWe collect personal information for reasons that include:
- communicating with you;
- enabling us to provide goods to you;
- processing and fulfilling orders for goods that you have placed;
- responding to your request for information about goods and services;
- arranging for goods to be delivered to you;
- sending statements and invoices to you;
- collecting payments from you;
- marketing our goods to you;
- dealing with complaints, consumer guarantee and warranty claims;
- developing, managing, and administering our goods and services;
- complying with our legal obligations.
This personal information may be obtained from you when you submit the information online via our website, by telephone or by correspondence. We may also collect information from third parties and public sources.The type of personal information we collect includes your name, address, telephone numbers, e-mail address, date of birth, payment information, transaction information, bank account details, credit card details, Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, server address, domain name, information about your browsing activity, information contained on identification documents and other details that may be required to conduct our operations. In some limited circumstances, we may collect sensitive information, including health information.USING AND DISCLOSING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATIONWe may use and disclose personal information for the primary purpose for which it was collected. We may also use or disclose personal information for reasonably expected secondary purposes which are related to the primary purpose and in other circumstances authorised by law.We may disclosure your personal information to our suppliers, delivery agents or anyone to whom you authorise us to disclose it to.We may disclose your personal information to third party service providers who assist us in providing goods and services or performing functions.We may disclose your personal information to the extent that we are required to do so by law or connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings involving us.We may disclose your personal information to overseas suppliers and delivery agents to enable goods ordered by you to be supplied and delivered to you. Otherwise, we will only disclose your personal information to an overseas recipient when requested to do so by you.ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATIONYou may seek access to the personal information we hold about you. We may restrict access where we are required or permitted to do so by law.ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND UP-TO-DATE INFORMATIONWe will take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal information we hold is accurate, complete and up-to-date. You may contact us to update your personal information or tell us that the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate, incomplete or out-of-date.SECURITY
We will take reasonable steps to protect any personal information that we hold from misuse and loss. We also take reasonable steps to protect it from unauthorized access, modification and disclosure. When we no longer require your personal information, we will take reasonable steps to destroy, delete or de-identify it.
HOW TO CONTACT USIf you wish to gain access to your personal information or make a complaint about a breach of your privacy or if you have any query on how your personal information is collected or used or any other query relating to our Privacy Policy, please contact our Privacy Officer, Alana Kilmartin at [email protected].CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICYWe reserve the right to make changes to our Privacy Policy at any time. We may update this Privacy Policy by posting an updated version on our website https://www.unseriouscareers.com/.

Terms & Conditions

These Terms and Conditions govern your access and use of our website (https://www.unseriouscareers.com) (collectively, our ‘Website’).This Website and all content on the Website is operated and owned by Alana Bethany Kilmartin trading as Unserious Careers ABN 59 964 030 376 (‘Unserious Careers’, ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’).These Terms and Conditions are to be read in conjunction with any additional Terms and Conditions or policies we provide (collectively referred to as ‘Terms’).By accessing or using our Website, you warrant and represent to us that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by these Terms and you have the right, authority and legal capacity to enter into a legally binding agreement and to abide by these Terms.AMENDMENTSWe reserve the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of these Terms at any time. Please check these Terms regularly prior to using our website to ensure you are aware of any changes. We will endeavour to highlight any significant or substantive changes to you where possible. If you choose to use our Website then we will regard that use as conclusive evidence of your agreement and acceptance that these terms govern your and our rights and obligations to each other.TERMS OF USEYou may only use the Website and the content on the Website for personal purposes unless we provide express written consent to your proposed use.You agree that you will not use the Website to:
- commit or encourage a criminal offence;
- data mine;
- transmit or distribute a virus, trojan, worm, logic bomb or post any other material which is malicious, technologically harmful, in breach of confidence or in any way offensive or obscene; hack into any aspect of the Website;
- corrupt data; cause annoyance to other users; infringe upon the rights of any other person's proprietary rights;
- send any unsolicited advertising or promotional material, commonly referred to as "spam"; or
- attempt to affect the performance or functionality of any computer facilities of or accessed through this Website.
OTHER ACTIVITIES AND THIRD-PARTY WEBSITESFrom time to time, we may promote, or advertise events, offers, items, services or other activities that may be conducted offline or which may be conducted by third parties. These events, items, services or other activities may be subject to separate Terms and Conditions. You acknowledge that you participate in any of these activities entirely at your own risk and in accordance with those separate Terms and Conditions.Our Website may contain links to and from third party websites or services that are not operated by us. If you follow a link to any of these websites and you will be redirected to third party website, please note that these websites have their own terms and conditions and privacy policies and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or practices. Please review the terms and conditions and privacy policy of every website you visit before you submit any personal information to any of these websites.EDUCATIONBy using our services, you agree that we are not to be held liable for any decisions you make based on any of our services or guidance and any consequences, as a result, are your own. Under no circumstances can you hold us liable for any actions you take, nor can you hold us or any of our employees liable for any loss or costs incurred by you as a result of any guidance, advice, coaching, materials or techniques used or provided by us.COPYRIGHT, TRADEMARK AND RESTRICTIONS OF USEThis website contains material which is owned by or licensed to Unserious Careers. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance, trademarks and graphics. You are not permitted to reproduce the documents, information or materials on the website for the purposes of sale or the use by any third-party. In particular you are not permitted to republish, upload, transmit electronically or otherwise or distribute any of the materials, documents or products that may be available for download from time to time on this website. We expressly reserve all copyright and trademark in all documents, information and materials on our website and we reserve the right to take action against you if you breach any of these terms. You may not, except with our express written permission, distribute or commercially exploit the content. Nor may you transmit it or store it in any other website or other forms of electronic retrieval systems.INTELLECTUAL PROPERTYAll copyright, data, text, software, images, graphics, trademarks, logos, interfaces, catalogues, brochures, flyers, photographs, and other intellectual property (“the Content”) on the Website is owned, controlled by, or licensed to Unserious Careers. You must not use, copy, modify, reproduce or distribute the Website or the Content without our prior written consent. You may view and print the Content on your personal computer for the sole purpose of viewing the Content, but not for any other use, including any commercial use. You must not use any of the marks or trademarks appearing on this Website or our name without our prior written consent.Any violation of the above may result in legal action.LIABILITYWebsite Accuracy, Errors and AvailabilityIt is an essential pre-condition to you using our website that you agree and accept that we are not legally responsible for any loss or damage you might suffer related to your use of the website, whether from errors or from omissions in our documents or information, any goods or services we may offer or from any other use of the website. This includes your use or reliance on any third-party content, links, comments or advertisements. Your use of, or reliance on, any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable.It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific, personal requirements. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.Harmful TechnologiesTo the maximum extent permitted by law, Unserious Careers will not be liable to you or to any other person for any loss or damage (whether direct, indirect, consequential or economic) however caused and whether in contract, tort or otherwise, which may result directly or indirectly from any such information, by a distributed denial-of-service attack or by any malicious or harmful programs, scripts or technologies that may affect our Website, system failures or any other harmful material that may infect your computer, device, programs, data or other proprietary material; you agree to release us from any such liability.GENERALRelease and indemnityYou agree to release and indemnify and hold Unserious Careers and (as applicable) its affiliates, agents, and employees, harmless from and against any claims, demands, proceedings, losses and damages (actual, special and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, including legal fees on a full indemnity basis, arising from or in relation to your use or access of the Website, or a party acting on your behalf or arising out of your breach of these Terms and Conditions, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.WaiverAny failure by us at any time to enforce these Terms and Conditions or any of its rights will not be a waiver of such rights, or affect the validity of these Terms and Conditions.Force majeureWe will not be liable to you for any loss, damage or expense caused by our failure to supply any product or perform any obligation under these Terms and Conditions as a result of any matter beyond the control of us, including, but not limited to, the inability of our normal suppliers to supply necessary materials.SeverabilityIf any provision of these Terms and Conditions becomes void or unenforceable, it will be it will be severed from this agreement without affecting the enforceability of the other provisions which will continue to have full force and effect.JurisdictionThese Terms are governed by the laws of Victoria, Australia and each party irrevocably and unconditionally submits to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Victoria, Australia.