Terms and conditions

Soma Yoga and Medicine School – General Terms and conditions of use

1. Introduction

1.1          These terms and conditions shall govern your use of our website.

1.2          By using our website, you accept these terms and conditions in full; accordingly, if you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use our website.

1.3          If you [register with our website, submit any material to our website or use any of our website services], we will ask you to expressly agree to these terms and conditions.

1.4          Our website uses cookies; by using our website or agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our privacy and cookies policy.

2. Credit

2.1          This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (http://www.seqlegal.com).

3. Copyright notice

3.1          Copyright (c) – our website was published in 2014.

3.2          Subject to the express provisions of these terms and conditions:

(a)           we, together with our licensors, own and control all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website; and

(b)           all the copyright and other intellectual property rights in our website and the material on our website are reserved.

4. Licence to use website

4.1          You may:

(a)           view pages from our website in a web browser;

(b)           download pages from our website for caching in a web browser;

(c)           print pages from our website;

(d)           stream audio and video files from our website; and

(e)           use our website services by means of a web browser,

subject to the other provisions of these terms and conditions.

4.2          Except as expressly permitted by Section 4.1 or the other provisions of these terms and conditions, you must not download any material from our website or save any such material to your computer, unless from our free downloads section.

4.3          You may only use our website for your own personal and business purposes, and you must not use our website for any other purposes.

4.4          Except as expressly permitted by these terms and conditions, you must not edit or otherwise modify any material on our website.

4.5          Unless you own or control the relevant rights in the material, you must not:

(a)           republish material from our website (including republication on another website);

(b)           sell, rent or sub-license material from our website;

(c)           show any material from our website in public;

(d)           exploit material from our website for a commercial purpose; or

(e)           redistribute material from our website.

4.6          Notwithstanding Section 4.5, you may redistribute our newsletter in print and electronic form to any person.

4.7          We reserve the right to restrict access to areas of our website, or indeed our whole website, at our discretion; you must not circumvent or bypass, or attempt to circumvent or bypass, any access restriction measures on our website.

5. Acceptable use

5.1          You must not:

(a)           use our website in any way or take any action that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the website;

(b)           use our website in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity;

(c)           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;

(d)           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;

(e)           access or otherwise interact with our website using any robot, spider or other automated means;

(f)            use data collected from our website for any direct marketing activity (including without limitation email marketing, SMS marketing, telemarketing and direct mailing).

5.2          You must not use data collected from our website to contact individuals, companies or other persons or entities.

5.3          You must ensure that all the information you supply to us through our website, or in relation to our website, is true, accurate, current, complete and non-misleading.

6. Registration and accounts

6.1          You may register for an account with our website by completing and submitting the account registration form on our website, and clicking on the verification link in the email that the website will send to you.

6.2          You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account.

6.3          You must not use any other person’s account to access the website, unless you have that person’s express permission to do so.

7. User IDs and passwords

7.1          If you register for an account with our website, you will be asked to choose a user ID and password.

7.2          Your user ID must not be liable to mislead and must comply with the content rules set out in Section 10; you must not use your account or user ID for or in connection with the impersonation of any person.

7.3          You must keep your password confidential.

7.4          You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any disclosure of your password.

7.5          You are responsible for any activity on our website arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential, and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.

8. Cancellation and suspension of account

8.1          We may:

(a)           suspend your account;

(b)           cancel your account; and/or

(c)           edit your account details,

at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation.

8.2          You may cancel your account on our website using your account control panel on the website.

9. Your content: licence

9.1          In these terms and conditions, “your content” means all works and materials (including without limitation text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material, scripts, software and files) that you submit to us or our website for storage or publication on, processing by, or transmission via, our website.

9.2          You grant to us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media / reproduce, store and publish your content on and in relation to this website and any successor website / reproduce, store and, with your specific consent, publish your content on and in relation to this website.

9.3          You grant to us the right to sub-license the rights licensed under Section 9.2.

9.4          You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licensed under Section 9.2.

9.5          You hereby waive all your moral rights in your content to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law; and you warrant and represent that all other moral rights in your content have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

9.6          You may edit your content to the extent permitted using the editing functionality made available on our website.

9.7          Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach any provision of these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may delete, unpublish or edit any or all of your content.

10. Your content: rules

10.1        You warrant and represent that your content will comply with these terms and conditions.

10.2        Your content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any person’s legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action against any person (in each case in any jurisdiction and under any applicable law).

10.3        Your content, and the use of your content by us in accordance with these terms and conditions, must not:

(a)           be libellous or maliciously false;

(b)           be obscene or indecent;

(c)           infringe any copyright, moral right, database right, trade mark right, design right, right in passing off, or other intellectual property right;

(d)           infringe any right of confidence, right of privacy or right under data protection legislation;

(e)           constitute negligent advice or contain any negligent statement;

(f)            constitute an incitement to commit a crime[, instructions for the commission of a crime or the promotion of criminal activity];

(g)           be in contempt of any court, or in breach of any court order;

(h)           be in breach of racial or religious hatred or discrimination legislation;

(i)            be blasphemous;

(j)            be in breach of official secrets legislation;

(k)           be in breach of any contractual obligation owed to any person;

(l)            depict violence, in an explicit, graphic or gratuitous manner;

(m)          be pornographic, suggestive or sexually explicit;

(n)           be untrue, false, inaccurate or misleading;

(o)           consist of or contain any instructions, advice or other information which may be acted upon and could, if acted upon, cause illness, injury or death, or any other loss or damage;

(p)           constitute spam;

(q)           be offensive, deceptive, fraudulent, threatening, abusive, harassing, anti-social, menacing, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; or

(r)            cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety to any person.

11. Limited warranties

11.1        We do not warrant or represent:

(a)           the completeness or accuracy of the information published on our website;

(b)           that the material on the website is up to date; or

(c)           that the website or any service on the website will remain available.

11.2        We reserve the right to discontinue or alter any or all of our website services, and to stop publishing our website, at any time in our sole discretion without notice or explanation; and save to the extent expressly provided otherwise in these terms and conditions, you will not be entitled to any compensation or other payment upon the discontinuance or alteration of any website services, or if we stop publishing the website.

11.3        To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and subject to Section 12.1, we exclude all representations and warranties relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, our website and the use of our website.

12. Limitations and exclusions of liability

12.1        Nothing in these terms and conditions will:

(a)           limit or exclude any liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;

(b)           limit or exclude any liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;

(c)           limit any liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or

(d)           exclude any liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

12.2        The limitations and exclusions of liability set out in this Section 12 and elsewhere in these terms and conditions:

(a)           are subject to Section 12.1; and

(b)           govern all liabilities arising under these terms and conditions or relating to the subject matter of these terms and conditions, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort (including negligence) and for breach of statutory duty.

12.3        To the extent that our website and the information and services on our website are provided free of charge, we will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature.

12.4        We will not be liable to you in respect of any losses arising out of any event or events beyond our reasonable control.

12.5        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.

12.6        We will not be liable to you in respect of any loss or corruption of any data, database or software.

12.7        We will not be liable to you in respect of any special, indirect or consequential loss or damage.

12.8        You accept that we have an interest in limiting the personal liability of our officers and employees and, having regard to that interest, you acknowledge that we are a limited liability entity; you agree that you will not bring any claim personally against our officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website or these terms and conditions (this will not, of course, limit or exclude the liability of the limited liability entity itself for the acts and omissions of our officers and employees).

13. Breaches of these terms and conditions

13.1        Without prejudice to our other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may:

(a)           send you one or more formal warnings;

(b)           temporarily suspend your access to our website;

(c)           permanently prohibit you from accessing our website;

(d)           block computers using your IP address from accessing our website;

(e)           contact any or all your internet service providers and request that they block your access to our website;

(f)            commence legal action against you, whether for breach of contract or otherwise; and/or

(g)           suspend or delete your account on our website.

13.2        Where we suspend or prohibit or block your access to our website or a part of our website, you must not take any action to circumvent such suspension or prohibition or blocking (including without limitation creating and/or using a different account).

14. Variation

14.1        We may revise these terms and conditions from time to time.

14.2        The revised terms and conditions shall apply to the use of our website from the date of publication of the revised terms and conditions on the website, and you hereby waive any right you may otherwise have to be notified of, or to consent to, revisions of these terms and conditions. / We will give you written notice of any revision of these terms and conditions, and the revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our website from the date that we give you such notice; if you do not agree to the revised terms and conditions, you must stop using our website.

15. Assignment

15.1        You hereby agree that we may assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with our rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

15.2        You may not without our prior written consent assign, transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with any of your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

16. Severability

16.1        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.

16.2        If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision of these terms and conditions 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.

17. Third party rights

17.1        These terms and conditions are for our benefit and your benefit, and these terms and conditions are not intended to benefit or be enforceable by any third party.

17.2        The exercise of the parties’ rights under these terms and conditions is not subject to the consent of any third party.

18. Entire agreement

18.1        Subject to Section 12.1, these terms and conditions, together with [our privacy and cookies policy], shall constitute the entire agreement between you and us in relation to your use of our website and shall supersede all previous agreements between you and us in relation to your use of our website.

19. Law and jurisdiction

19.1        These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with [English law].

19.2        Any disputes relating to these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive / non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

20. Statutory and regulatory disclosures

20.1     We are registered as Soma Yoga with The Independent Yoga Network in the United Kingdom and are subject to their code of conduct, which can be found at www.independentyoganetwork.co.uk.

21. Our details

21.1        This website is owned and operated by Soma Yoga and Medicine School.

21.2        You can contact us by using our website contact form.

 

Soma Yoga and Medicine School – Retail Terms and Conditions

We invite you to print out these Terms & Conditions.

YOUR STATUTORY RIGHTS ARE NOT AFFECTED BY OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

General 
We accept no liability (to the fullest extent allowed by law) for the accuracy of information contained on Product pages or on the website, which may contain inaccuracies or typographical errors. However, this provision does not affect your statutory rights and remedies.

These terms & conditions contain the whole of our agreement relating to your purchase, together with our website prices and contact details.

Credit card safety
We use the latest technology to protect your credit card information and do not release it to any outside organisation. You can place your orders using our secure server. Any losses sustained by the transmission of personal information by e-mail or Internet links shall be borne exclusively by you.

Credit Card Payment
Charges to your credit card will be shown as Soma.

Secure Transactions 
Soma intends to provide you with the safest and most secure shopping experience possible. Since offerings and technologies change, we reserve the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of our Privacy Policy at any time without prior notice. If policy changes are substantial, we will notify our customers via e-mail. Please periodically review our Privacy Policy for changes. If you have any questions, or would like further clarification, please contact us via our website. If policy changes are substantial, we will notify our customers via e-mail.

Privacy Guarantee
We will not rent or sell your name, address, e-mail address, credit card information or personal information to any third party without your permission. If you have purchased from our store, subscribed to one of our newsletters and entered any of our competitions, or advised us of your e-mail address, post & telephone number – we may occasionally update you on news and special opportunities via e-mail.

Communication & Marketing 
By subscribing to Soma and providing us with your e-mail, postal address and telephone number you consent to receive communication from us about our latest products and special offers. Our emails refer to the products & services we offer, which we think may be of interest to you.

Opting out of Communication
Everyone has the option to opt-out of receiving marketing communications from us. If you do not wish to receive e-mail marketing from us then we recommend you reply to one of our e-mails with the word REMOVE.

Out of Stock Items
All products are subject to availability. Backordered products include items that are not currently in stock. Should this occur, we would e-mail you with the anticipated dispatch date. If for any reason we determine that a backordered item will no longer be available, we will notify you immediately by e-mail, cancel the item from your order, and refund you in full, or you may choose an alternative product of the same value.

Returns

No Quibbles Guarantee
If you are not satisfied with a product that you have bought, please return it to us for a full refund. We regret, however, that we cannot refund return postage costs for non-faulty products.

Soma makes every effort to ensure products arrive in perfect condition. However, in the unlikely event of a product arriving damaged, customers should contact us within 3 days of receipt and return the package within 7 days, for a replacement to be sent.

Refunds 
If your purchase from Soma is found to be faulty, damaged or unsatisfactory, please return it to us per the instructions above for a full refund. Refunds for valid claims will be made via the same method of payment as used to place your order.

Cancellation

Where Soma is providing a training, retreat or workshop, our cancellation policy is as follows:

Workshops/Retreats

Cancellation up to 14 days prior to the start of the retreat or workshop – we will refund any monies paid by you, less an administration charge.

Cancellation after 14 days prior to the start of the retreat or workshop – any refund or credit given will be at the discretion of Soma. Please contact us so that we can consider your circumstances.

Trainings

Soma Trainings – the terms and conditions are outlined in the application form which you will be asked to sign. Any change to these terms is at the discretion of Soma.

General

  • We reserve the right to alter prices to take into account forces beyond our control (e.g. currency fluctuations).
  • We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage caused by us, our employees or our agents in circumstances where:

(a) there is no breach of duty of care owed to you by us or by any of our employees or agents;
(b) such loss or damage is not a reasonably foreseeable result of any such breach;
(c) any increase in loss or damage results from breach by you of any of these terms and conditions; or
(d) such loss or damage relates to any business or non-consumer loss or damage including, without limitation lost data, lost profits and business interruptions.

Medical Disclaimer
All information given is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any condition or individual. If you are using supplements you should always inform your professional health practitioner or herbalist.

  • We accept no liability (to the fullest extent allowed by law) for the accuracy of information contained on product pages or on the website, which may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.
  • We reserve the right to refuse to supply any person or company for any reason.
  • If any part of these Terms and Conditions are declared void for unfairness pursuant to the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contract Regulations 1999, the remaining contract shall only continue to bind the parties if it is capable of continuing in existence without the unfair terms.
  • These Terms and Conditions contain the whole of our agreement relating to your purchase, together with our website prices and contact details. To protect your own interests please read our terms and conditions carefully before accepting them. If you are uncertain as to your rights or want any explanation about our terms and conditions please write or telephone our customer service centre at the address provided.
  • You will become the owner of your purchases once we have received your full payment for such purchases.
  • No permission is given in respect of the use of any brand names, product names, trademarks or their respective owners, and such use may constitute infringement of their owner’s rights.

 

 

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