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Any reference to “you” in these Terms shall include any person that accesses or uses the Site or Services on your behalf, whether as a guest or a registered user.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE. BY USING OUR SITE, YOU CONFIRM THAT YOU ACCEPT THESE TERMS AND AGREE TO COMPLY WITH THEM. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, YOU MUST NOT USE OUR SITE. IF YOU REGISTER WITH OUR SITE OR BUY ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE FROM OUR SITE, WE WILL ASK YOU TO EXPRESSLY AGREE TO THESE TERMS.
1. Other applicable Terms
2. Information about us
www.associationforcoaching.com is a site operated by the Association for Coaching International Ltd, which is a registered limited company (not for profit limited by guarantee) in England and Wales under company number 06966900 and has its registered office at 8 Duncannon Street, London, WC2N 4JF and the Company’s VAT number is 257603007.
We are the Professional Body for the Profession of Coaching.
3. Changes to these Terms
We may revise these Terms at any time by amending this page.
Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. The date of the most recent revision will appear at the bottom of the page.
4. Changes to our site
We may update our Site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please
note that any of the content on our Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no
obligation to update it.
5. Accessing our site
We do not guarantee that our Site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted.
6. Your account and password
You can register with us as a community member free of charge. Should you wish to become a professional member we will charge a fee for the particular membership you choose. A membership subscription will enable online access through a unique membership number and username. If you choose, or you are provided with, a username, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
7. Restricted access
In accordance with the previous section, access to certain areas of our Site is restricted. We reserve the right to restrict access to other areas of our Site, or indeed our whole Site, at our sole discretion.
8. Memberships and Fees
We provide a number of professional membership offerings which are as follows:
We reserve the right to amend the contents, pricing and entry criteria of these memberships at any time. All payments made in relation to Membership subscription are processed via PaySafe. They are an independent gateway partner and their terms and conditions should be consulted at https://www.paysafecard.com/fileadmin/Website/Dokumente/AGB/TC_CA_paysafecard_EN_01_2014.pdf.
All Credit Cards will be processed in sterling at the time of payment. By applying for membership, you agree to us passing your details, via a secure medium, to this third party in order to complete your application process. We are not responsible for any fees, charges, exchange rates or additional charges levied by individual financial institutions or Credit Card companies. Should any upgrade, cancellation or refund in relation to any of our Memberships be required for any reason or at any time, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
9. Refund and Cancellation Policy
Books and DVDs
10. Intellectual property rights
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance, and graphics.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our Site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our Site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
All trademarks or copyrights reproduced in this Site which are not the property of, or licensed to, us are acknowledged on the Site.
11. No reliance on information
The content on our Site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our Site.
12. Limitation of our liability
If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our Site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our Site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.
We will not be liable for any losses arising out of any acts of omissions of any hosting services provider, payment services provider, or other third party services provider.
13. Your Content
Content that you post using our Services is your content, and includes (but is not limited to) anything you post using our Services such as usernames, profile pictures, photos, descriptions, reviews, comments, videos, audio material, etc. (“Your Content”). The Association for Coaching does not make any claim to Your Content.
A. Responsibility for Your Content. You understand that you are solely responsible for Your Content. You represent that you have all necessary rights to Your Content and that you’re not infringing or violating any third party’s rights by posting it or uploading it to The Website.
B. Permission to Use Your Content. By posting Your Content through our Services, you grant the Association for Coaching a licence to use it. We don’t claim any ownership to Your Content, but we have your permission to use it to help the Association for Coaching function and grow. That way, we won’t infringe any rights you have in Your Content and we can help promote Your Content.
C. Rights You Grant to us. By posting Your Content, you grant the Association for Coaching a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, sub-licensable, perpetual licence to use, display, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, translate, store, and prepare derivative works of Your Content to provide the Services and to promote the Association for Coaching or the Services in general, in any formats and through any channels, including across any the Association for Coaching Services or third-party website or advertising medium. Your Content will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose it to third parties. You also grant us the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.
D. Reporting Unauthorized Content. We take intellectual property rights very seriously, and are committed to following appropriate legal procedures to remove infringing content from the Services. If content that you own or have rights to has been posted to the Services without your permission and you want it removed, please contact us at the email below. If Your Content infringes another person’s intellectual property, we will remove it if we receive proper notice. If any third party claims that any material posted or uploaded by you to the Services violates their intellectual property rights, or their right to privacy, we have the right to disclose your identity to them. We’ll notify you if that happens.
E. Inappropriate, False or Misleading Content. This should be common sense, but there are certain types of content we don’t want posted via the Services (for legal reasons or otherwise). Your Content must be appropriate, civil, tasteful, and accord with generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour on the internet. You agree that you will not post any content that is libellous, malicious, abusive, threatening, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, constituting negligent advice or containing any negligent statement, or otherwise offensive or in violation of our Terms. Your Content will additionally not infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trademark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right, right of confidence, right of privacy, or right under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You also agree not to post any content that is false and misleading or uses the Services in a manner that is fraudulent or deceptive. We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for Your Content or the accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of the Services.
We do not guarantee that our Site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
15. Linking to our Site
You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
16. Third party links and resources in our Site
Where our Site contains links to other Sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.
17. Prohibited uses
You may use our Site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our Site:
18. Content standards
These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our Site (contributions), and to any interactive services associated with it.
19. Suspension and termination
We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of this acceptable use policy through your use of our Site. When a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.
Clause headings are inserted for convenience only and shall not affect the interpretation of these Terms.
If any provision of these Terms shall be deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
These Terms, and all incorporated documents referred to herein, constitutes the entire agreement as to your use of and our provision of the Site and supersedes and extinguishes all previous agreements, promises, assurances, warranties, representations and understandings between us, whether written or oral.
You acknowledge that, in entering into this agreement, you do not rely on, and shall have no remedies in respect of, any statement, representation, assurance or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in these Terms or any incorporated documents referred to herein.
21. Applicable law
These Terms will be interpreted, construed and enforced in all respects in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and Wales.
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Revision Date: 13 May 2019