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This document is based on a free SEQ Legal terms and conditions form available on Website Law.
(3) Licence to use website
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You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.
You must not:
(a) republish material from this website (including republication on another website).
(b) sell, rent or sub-license material from the website.
(c) show any material from the website in public.
[(d) reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose;]
(e) edit or otherwise modify any material on the website.
(f) redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution (such as our newsletter).
Where content is specifically made available for redistribution, it may only be redistributed [within your organisation.
(4) Acceptable use
You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
You must not use our website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.
You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our website without our express written consent.
You must not use our website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.
You must not use our website for any purposes related to marketing without our express written consent.
(5) Restricted access
Access to certain areas of our website is restricted. We reserve the right to restrict access to other areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion.
If we provide you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of our website or other content or services, you must ensure that that user ID and password is kept confidential.
We may disable your user ID and password in our sole discretion without notice or explanation.
(6) User generated content
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You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media. You also grant to us the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or us or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).
You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.
We reserve the right to edit or remove any material submitted to our website, or stored on our servers, or hosted or published upon our website.
Notwithstanding our rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, we do not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, our website.
(7) Limited warranties
We do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of the information published on this website; nor do we commit to ensuring that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up-to-date.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to this website and the use of this website (including, without limitation, any warranties implied by law of satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose and/or the use of reasonable care and skill).
(8) Limitations and exclusions of liability
Nothing in these terms and conditions will: (a) limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; (b) limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; (c) limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or (d) exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section and elsewhere in these terms and conditions: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the terms and conditions or in relation to the subject matter of the terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.
To the extent that the website and the information and services on the website are provided free-of-charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any business losses, including (without limitation) loss of or damage to profits, income, revenue, use, production, anticipated savings, business, contracts, commercial opportunities or goodwill.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.
We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.
You hereby indemnify us and undertake to keep us indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by us to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of our legal advisers) incurred or suffered by us arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions[, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions.
(10) Breaches of these terms and conditions
Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, we may take such action as we deem appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website, prohibiting you from accessing the website, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.
We may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on our website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.
We may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.
You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.
If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.
(14) Exclusion of third party rights
These terms and conditions are for the benefit of you and us, and are not intended to benefit any third party or be enforceable by any third party. The exercise of our and your rights in relation to these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.
(15) Entire agreement
(16) Law and jurisdiction
These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with English law, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
(17) Registrations and authorisations
Mindfulness Education C.I.C. is exclusively licensed by Silva International Inc. to organise the original training courses â€¨of The Silva Method in Britain, trading via this website as The Silva Method in Great Britain.
(18) Our details
The full name of our company is Mindfulness Education C.I.C..
We are registered in England & Wales under registration number 07674333.
Our registered address is Prospero House, 46 – 48 Rothesay Road, Luton, LU1 1QZ.
Sales Terms and Conditions
Terms & Conditions of the Sale / updated 1-Nov-2018:
1) In case there are insufficient number of bookings made, tickets will be valid to the next published course (of the same type) or refunded if requested.
2) Refund and Cancellation fees (unless otherwise defined on a specific ticket):
*** We endeavour to waving part or all of our additional cancellation or change fees on compassionate grounds, where applicable and reasonable ***
2.1) Should the course be cancelled by us, the organisers, we endeavour to provide an alternative date for the course or provide a full refund if requested.
2.2) Refunds / Cancellation fees (when you cancel or do not show-up or arrive late):
£75 cancellation fee if cancelled less than 1 month before the course starts or in case of no-show
No refund or partial refund is given if you arrive late but choose to stay for the rest of the course
2.3) Change fee of £25 / person / seminar-day applies If you request to attend at a different date within less than a month before the booked course starts.
2.4) If you fail to present suitable documentary evidence when required (i.e. non-standard) ticket, then the following options are available for you:
2.4.1) Not attending course and take a refund (£25 / person / seminar-day cancellation fee applies)
2.4.2) Pay the difference between the price already paid and the ticket that you are eligible for and have supporting documentation if applicable (cash accepted at the door + £10 admin fee)
2.5) When Payment at the door is applicable (only cash accepted, no cheques or cards) an additional £10 admin fee is payable on top of the ticket price.
2.6) In case the number of bookings exceeds the room capacity at the venue advertised, the course could be moved to a bigger venue in the same town, with similarly convenient public transport links. We do not accept the change of venue a reason for cancellation.
2.7) If you have to travel to, and/or have to pay for accommodation during our courses, make sure that your bookings are changable or allowed to be cancelled in case there is any change to the date or location of our course for any reason. We are not responsible for any loss or additional change or cancellation fees you might incur.
2.8) REPEATER Tickets are non-refundable within 1 month of the start of the course (including no-show on the course), but, at the instructor’s discretion you will be able to come to the course within a year (with the same Instructor only), subject to available seats.
2.9) Additional FAMILY-members (or partner) tickets
2.9.1) Friends/Family discounts may be available at most courses. This discount cannot be combined with any other discount. We endevour that you get the best discount available at the time of booking.
3) We reserve the right to change the price of our training courses during the year.
4) Gratis ticket holders who (paid no tuition fee) completed the foundation course modules (101,202,303,404) within 6 months are given the option to get Silva International Royalty-dependent documents (Silva ID Card, Certificate and Student Books). We kindly ask for our costs to be re-imbursed (payable before or shortly after the course).
5) Money Back Guarantee (only applicable if the ticket was bought directly from Mindfulness Education CIC or from the Instructor):
5.1) If you are unsatisfied with the course, you can request a full refund of the course-fee paid, as long as you request the refund within 24 hours of the end of the course. Acceptance of the Course-book represents waving your money-back request option. This offer (100% refund) is only applicable if you sit through the entire course, otherwise a proportional refund is given, subject to how much of the course you were present (provided you request the refund within 24 hours of the end of the course).
5.2) If the ticket is bought from any AGENT (e.g. GroupOn) (or via an agent-specific affiliate-link) , then the Money Back Guarantee is not applicable to the full amount paid. The refundable amount will vary according to the agent and the course.
5.3) The Money Back Guarantee is applicable to the Silva Method foundation courses (SLS/Silva Life System and SIS/Silva Intuition System).
6) Advanced bookings: Off-line payments, including Payment by instalments
Tickets bought in advance but not paid fully at the time (i.e. off-line payments via bank transfer or cash paid at a bank-branch)
6.1) Payment has to be received in full no later than 2 weeks before course starts, for tickets other than Early-bird
6.2) Early-bird tickets must be fully paid before the actual Early-bird ticket-sales end for the actual course (typically 2-3 months before the course starts, but see date for each course)
6.3) We reserve the right to cancel (and fully refund all part-payments) if the final payment is not made by 2 weeks before the course starts (this is to allow people on the waiting list to attend the course).
7) REPEATER ticket price is vaiwed/refunded if the repeater introduces a new student and they both attend the same course. This free repeater ticket is not transferable to any other event or person (neither part nor the whole).
8) AFFILIATES who joined any of our PUBLIC schemes
By joining any of our public or private affiliate schemes you are accepting our terms and conditions:
8.1) Commission is paid 12 working days after the event (cheque or bank transfer to your bank account)
8.2) Commission is not due when course cancelled and/or tickets are refunded for any reason.
8.3) AFFILIATE is not permitted to buy his/her own personal ticket via the scheme. This is incompatible with the purpose of the AFFILIATE scheme and for the contracted service of the AFFILIATE. If that happens, the affiliate contract is invalid, no commission is paid to AFFILIATE on any sales.
8.4) Commission is applicable for REPEATER-type tickets as well.
8.5) When ticket price includes UK VAT, then commission is paid net of VAT if AFFILIATE is not UK VAT-registered.
9) Group-ticket discounts and their T&Cs are defined by each course, where applicable
10) AFFILIATES wishing to join a PRIVATE AFFILIATES scheme
Some of our events are available for PRIVATE AFFILIATES to enter into a contract with us. These schemes have a basic 10% commission defined on our ticketing website (eventbrite.com). Banded commission rates are as described or as per separate agreement.
11) TERMS of MENTORING SERVICES
11.1) Mentoring is only undertaken for clients, who completed the full BLS (101-404) Silva Method classroom training course and can produce a valid Silva-ID card
or a Course Certificate. In other words, Client is a verified, full Silva Graduate of the entire BLS course.
11.2) If client is not a Silva Graduate, then client may receive a personal, 1-2-1 consultation with Mentor about the benefits of the Silva Method,
but cannot expect to be taught the actual method in part or in full during mentoring sessions. After such an individual introductory consultation client may decide to enroll
11.3) Mentoring/consultation service should be completed within 10 weeks of purchase (unless otherwise stated at a specific ticket for sale) . The said period is not extandable and the fee is not refundable aither in part or in full for a reason of running out of this time-window.
11.4) The person of a Mentor, selected at the time of purchase may be changed, if the actual mentoring has not yet started and the first such mentoring session is beyond 7 days from the time of the change requested.
11.5) On-line mentoring reqyiures the client to have a fully set-up, tested and working Skype or Facebook Messenger. Mentoring session cannot be postponed or extended if client is having technical (i.e. connectivity) problems and the mentoring is impaired or prevented. Mentoring session fee is due in full in this case.
11.6) Laptop or desktop is preferred, with camera; Smart-phone or tablet can be used but it significantly reduces the effectiveness of mentoring.
11.7) After booking one or more mentoring session(s), it is the client’s responsibility to contact selected mentoring person and agree specific dates/times for each session purchased. Mentor can be contacted via email, Facebook-Chat, Skype-chat or SMS-text message (whichever is available and provided on the booking confirmation sent to client in automatic email.
11.8) Appointments for mentoring sessions are normally available Monday to Friday, 9am till 5pm, however, other weekdays and/or times of day might also be agreed, at the discretion of the Mentor.
11.9) We reserve the right to refund the entire mentoring fee paid in case there is no agreement reached between the client and any Mentor available for all the sessions purchased within the allowed period.
11.10) Cancellation of mentoring by Client and refunds
11.10.1) Mentoring fee paid is not refundable beyond 14 calendar days of date of purchase.
11.10.2) If refund is requested within 14 calendar days of purchase then the full fee paid is refundable if these conditions are met:
184.108.40.206) No actual dates/times have yet been booked and agreed with mentor or
220.127.116.11) There have been actual dates/times already booked and agreed with Mentor, but no actual mentoring session has taken place yet and
the first such session is beyond 7 calendar days of the actual cancellation request.
11.11) *** WE ALWAYS ACT IN GOOD FAITH AND ACCOMODATE CANCELLATION (PART OR FULL whichever is applicable) REQUESTS on compassionate grounds, where applicable and reasonable ***