TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Please READ carefully, as this pertains to the Agreement of your registration with any of the products sold (sometimes referred to as Program) by Wellington Anxiety Specialists Ltd. (sometimes referred to as “Company”). By purchasing our products, you (sometimes referred to as "Client") agree to the following terms stated.
The Program is offered and available to users who are 18 years of age or older. By using this Website, you represent and warrant that you are of legal age to form a binding contract with the Company and meet all of the foregoing eligibility requirements. If you do not meet all of these requirements, you must not access or use the program.
Wellington Anxiety Specialists Ltd. agrees to provide course content, identified as an online course aid, to provide Clients with information and techniques to help with anxiety. Client agrees to abide by all policies and procedures outlined in this Agreement as a condition of their participation in any of our programs.
NO MEDICAL ADVICE (DISCLAIMER)
The Program is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice. The diagnosis and treatment of a clinical condition can only be undertaken by a qualified healthcare professional in person. You should always seek the advice of a qualified healthcare professional with any questions you have regarding your health or a medical condition.
(a) require urgent medical attention;
(b) are at risk of harming yourself or someone else; or
(c) are unsure about the suitability of the Program, or its contents, for your condition,
you must seek the advice of a qualified healthcare professional.
Client agrees that the program is not intended to be a substitute for advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a health care professional. Client assumes all risks in respect to use of the Program.
Client is responsible for the completion of all payment plans associated with products they purchase. We reserve the right to seek recovery of any monies remaining unpaid via our Collection Agency.
METHODS OF PAYMENT
We accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express as a form of payment. If Client chooses to pay by monthly installments, he/she authorizes the monthly charge for the product on the Client`s credit card or debit card.
We offer a 30-day no-questions-asked refund with our memberships (subscription-based programs). You must cancel your membership within 30 days of purchasing to qualify. The refund will be the amount you paid for the first month of membership.
Beyond the first 30 days, you can unsubscribe at any point, which will prevent further payment. You will have continued access to the membership until the end of that payment period.
We DO NOT offer refunds on our courses (non-subscription-based programs). All sales are final, unless otherwise noted on your New Client Agreement.
Please note: If you opted for a payment plan, you are required by law to complete your payment plan. We reserve the right to seek recovery of any monies remaining unpaid via our Collection Agency.
ACCESSING THE PROGRAM AND ACCOUNT SECURITY
We reserve the right to withdraw or amend this program and any service or material we provide within the program in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the program is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the program, or the entire program, to users, including registered users.
To access the program or some of the resources it offers, you may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of the program and any resources downloaded from the program that all the information you provide on the program is correct, current, and complete.
If you choose, or are provided with, a user name, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this program or portions of it using your user name, password or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.
We have the right to disable any user name, password or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including if, in our opinion, you have violated any provision of these Terms.
USE OF COMMUNICATION SERVICES
The program may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, blog comment sections and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”), you agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded, restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.
The Company has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, the Company reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. The Company reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
Wellington Anxiety Specialists Ltd. respects Clients’ privacy and insists that the Client respects ours as well. Thus, consider this a mutual non-disclosure Agreement. Any confidential information shared by Wellington Anxiety Specialists Ltd. Participants or any representative of Wellington Anxiety Specialists Ltd. is confidential, proprietary, and belongs solely and exclusively to the Client or representative who discloses it. Parties agree not to disclose, reveal, or make use of any confidential information or any transactions during discussions, in the forum or otherwise. Client agrees not to use such confidential information in any manner other than in discussion with other Clients, or Michael and Becky, during the respective program. Confidential information includes, but is not limited to, information disclosed in connection with this Agreement, and shall not include information rightfully obtained from a third party. Both Parties will keep private information in strictest confidence and shall use their best efforts to safeguard the confidential information and to protect it against disclosure, misuse, espionage, loss, and theft. Client agrees not to violate the Publicity or Privacy Rights belonging to Wellington Anxiety Specialists Ltd. Furthermore, Client will NOT reveal any information to a third party obtained in connection with this Agreement or our direct or indirect dealings with Client, including but not limited to, names, email addresses, third-party company titles or positions, phone numbers, or postal addresses. Additionally, Client will not, at any time, either directly or indirectly, disclose confidential information to any third party. By purchasing our products, you agree that if you violate or display any likelihood of violating this Agreement, Wellington Anxiety Specialists Ltd. and/or the other program participant(s) will be entitled to injunctive relief to prohibit any such violations to protect against the harm of such violations.
Products developed by Wellington Anxiety Specialists Ltd. are for strictly educational purposes ONLY. Client accepts and agrees that Client is 100% responsible for their progress and results from products developed by Wellington Anxiety Specialists Ltd. Wellington Anxiety Specialists Ltd. makes no representations, warranties, or guarantees verbally or in writing. Client understands that because of the nature of products developed by Wellington Anxiety Specialists Ltd. and their extent, the results experienced by each Client may significantly vary. Wellington Anxiety Specialists Ltd. program education and information is intended for a general audience and does not purport to be, nor should it be construed as, specific advice tailored to any individual. Wellington Anxiety Specialists Ltd. assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions that may appear in any program materials.
AUTHORIZATION AND RELEASE
You understand that your participation in the Program (the “Participation”) may be recorded in audio, video, still image or other form, and you hereby grant to the Company and its representatives, successors, assigns, employees, contractors, licensees, agents, legal representatives, and any person, corporation, or entity acting under their permission or authority or for whom they might be acting, including anyone distributing or disseminating advertising for the products and/or services of the company (collectively the foregoing are referred to as “Producers”): the right and permission to publish, reproduce, distribute, broadcast and/or otherwise use the Participation in such manner, in any medium now known or later developed, worldwide in perpetuity, for such purposes, in whole or in part, as they shall determine in their sole discretion without further compensation or consideration to you and without further authorization by you without any restriction as to changes or alterations (including, but not limited to, composite or distorted representations or derivative works of my Likeness made in any medium) in connection with the development of a coaching library or the promotion of the Company’s business, products, and/or services. You disclaim any interest in the Participation and further acknowledge that they shall constitute the sole property of the Company (or its successors or assigns as the case may be).
You also affirm that any statements or endorsement made by you in your Participation are factually accurate and represent your honest opinions, findings, beliefs, and/or experiences. You hereby waive all rights of ownership, inspection, or approval with regard to any recording, taping, broadcast, reproduction, blurring, distortion, alteration, optical illusion, proposed printed, audio or video publication and/or other use of my name, whether in an intermediary version(s) or finished version(s), the Personal Information and the Participation. You also hereby release, discharge and agree to hold harmless the Producers from and against any and all liability, including, without limitation, claims for invasion of privacy or publicity, defamation or copyright infringement, resulting from their use of my Personal Information, and the Participation. You agree that your use of the Service is voluntary, and you assume complete responsibility for your actions in connection therewith.
You hereby warrant that You are over eighteen years of age and competent to contract in Your own name. You agree that this release shall be binding on you, your legal representatives, your heirs, and your assigns.
MISCELLANEOUS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Client agrees they used Company’s services at their own risk and that Program is only an educational service being provided. Client releases Company, its officers, employees, directors, subsidiaries, principals, agents, heirs, executors, administrators, successors, assigns, Instructors, guides, staff, Participants, and related entities any way as well as the venue where the Programs are being held (if applicable) and any of its owners, executives, agents, or staff (sometimes referred to as “Releasees”) from any and all damages that may result from any claims arising from any Agreements, all actions, causes of action, contracts, claims, suits, costs, demands and damages of whatever nature or kind in law or in equity arising from my participation in the Programs. Client accepts any and all risks, foreseeable or unforeseeable. Client agrees that Company will not be held liable for any damages of any kind resulting or arising from including but not limited to; direct, indirect, incidental, special, negligent, consequential, or exemplary damages happening from the use or misuse of Company’s services or enrollment in the Program. Company assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions that may appear in any of the program materials.
The Parties agree and accept that the only venue for resolving such a dispute shall be in the venue set forth herein below. The Parties agree that they neither will engage in any conduct or communications with a third party, public or private, designed to disparage the other. Neither Client nor any of Client’s associates, employees or affiliates will directly or indirectly, in any capacity or manner, make, express, transmit speak, write, verbalize or otherwise communicate in any way (or cause, further, assist, solicit, encourage, support or participate in any of the foregoing), any remark, comment, message, information, declaration, communication or other statement of any kind, whether verbal, in writing, electronically transferred or otherwise, that might reasonably be construed to be derogatory or critical of, or negative toward, the Company or any of its programs, members, owner directors, officers, affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, agents or representatives.
Client shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Company, Company’s officers, employers, employees, contractors, directors, related entities, trustees, affiliates, and successors from and against any and all liabilities and expense whatsoever – including without limitation, claims, damages, judgments, awards, settlements, investigations, costs, attorneys fees, and disbursements – which any of them may incur or become obligated to pay arising out of or resulting from the offering for sale, the sale, and/or use of the product(s), excluding, however, any such expenses and liabilities which may result from a breach of this Agreement or sole negligence or willful misconduct by Company, or any of its shareholders, trustees, affiliates or successors. Client shall defend Company in any legal actions, regulatory actions, or the like arising from or related to this Agreement. Client recognizes and agrees that all of the Company’s shareholders, trustees, affiliates and successors shall not be held personally responsible or liable for any actions or representations of the Company. In consideration of and as part of Client’s payment for the right to participate in Wellington Anxiety Specialists Ltd. Programs, the undersigned, your heirs, executors, administrators, successors and assigns do hereby release, waive, acquit, discharge, indemnify, defend, hold harmless and forever discharge Wellington Anxiety Specialists Ltd. and its subsidiaries, principals, directors, employees, agents, heirs, executors, administrators, successors, and assigns and any of the training instructors, guides, staff or students taking part in the training in any way as well as the venue where the Programs are being held (if applicable) and any of its owners, executives, agents, or staff (sometimes referred to as “Releasees”) of and from all actions, causes of action, contracts, claims, suits, costs, demands and damages of whatever nature or kind in law or in equity arising from my participation in the Programs.
NO TRANSFER OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Company’s Programs are copyrighted and original materials that have been provided to Client are for Client’s individual use only and a single-user license. Client is not authorized to use any of Company’s intellectual property for Client’s business purposes. All intellectual property, including Company’s copyrighted program and/or course materials, shall remain the sole property of the Wellington Anxiety Specialists Ltd.. No license to sell or distribute Company’s materials is granted or implied. By purchasing this product, Client agrees (1) not to infringe any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights, (2) that any Confidential Information shared by the Company is confidential and proprietary, and belongs solely and exclusively to the Company, (3) Client agrees not to disclose such information to any other person or use it in any manner other than in discussion with the Company. Further, by purchasing this product, Client agrees that if Client violates, or displays any likelihood of violating, any of Client’s Agreements contained in this paragraph, the Company will be entitled to injunctive relief to prohibit any such violations and to protect against the harm of such violations.
INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR STATUS
Nothing in this Agreement is to be construed as creating a partnership, venture alliance, or any other similar relationship. Each party shall be an independent contractor in its performance hereunder and shall retain control over its personnel and the manner in which such personnel perform hereunder. In no event shall such persons be deemed employees of the other party by virtue of participation or performance hereunder.
In the event that any cause beyond the reasonable control of either Party, including without limitation acts of God, war, curtailment or interruption of transportation facilities, threats or acts of terrorism, State Department travel advisory, labor strike or civil disturbance, make it inadvisable, illegal, or impossible, either because of unreasonable increased costs or risk of injury, for either Company to perform its obligations under this Agreement, the Company’s performance shall be extended without liability for the period of delay or inability to perform due to such occurrence.
If any provision of this Agreement is held by to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions shall nevertheless continue in full force. The failure of either Party to exercise any right provided for herein will not be deemed a waiver of that right or any further rights hereunder.
Client may not assign this Agreement without express written consent of Company.
Company may modify terms of this Agreement at any time. All modifications shall be posted on the Program’s website and purchasers shall be notified.
Company is committed to providing all Clients in the Program with a positive Program experience. By purchasing this product, Client agrees that the Company may, at its sole discretion, terminate this Agreement, and limit, suspend, or terminate Client’s participation in the Program without refund or forgiveness of monthly payments if Client becomes disruptive to Company or Participants, Client fails to follow the Program guidelines, is difficult to work with, impairs the participation of the other Participants in the Program or upon violation of the terms as determined by Company. Client will still be liable to pay the total contract amount.
RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES
If not resolved first by good-faith negotiation between the Parties, every controversy or dispute relating to this Agreement will be submitted to the New Zealand International Arbitration Centre. All claims against Company must be lodged within 100-days of the date of the first claim or otherwise be forfeited forever. The arbitration shall occur within ninety (90) days from the date of the initial arbitration demand. The Parties shall cooperate to ensure that the arbitration process is completed within the ninety (90) day period. The Parties shall cooperate in exchanging and expediting discovery as part of the arbitration process. The written decision of the arbitrators (which will provide for the payment of costs) will be absolutely binding and conclusive and not subject to judicial review, and may be entered and enforced in any court of proper jurisdiction, either as a judgment of law or a decree in equity, as circumstances may indicate. In disputes involving unpaid balances on behalf of Client, Client is responsible for any and all arbitration and attorney fees.
In the event that a dispute arises between the Parties for which monetary relief is inadequate and where a Party may suffer irreparable harm in the absence of an appropriate remedy, the injured Party may apply to any court of competent jurisdiction for equitable relief, including without limitation a temporary restraining order or injunction.
Any notices to be given hereunder by either Party to the other may be effected by personal delivery or by mail, registered or certified, postage prepaid with return receipt requested. Notices delivered personally shall be deemed communicated as of the date of actual receipt; mailed notices shall be deemed communicated as of three (3) days after the date of mailing. For purposes of this Agreement, “personal delivery” includes notice transmitted by email. Email: info[at]anxietyspecialists[dot]co.nz. This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the Parties hereto, their respective heirs, executors, administrators, successors and permitted assigns. Any breach or the failure to enforce any provision hereof shall not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision in any other circumstance. This Agreement constitutes and contains the entire Agreement between the Parties with respect to its subject matter, supersedes all previous discussions, negotiations, proposals, Agreements and understandings between them relating to such subject matter. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand.
Last Updated: April 27, 2020.