TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR ACCESS TO SURROGACY EDUCATION PLATFORM
Effective date: Nov 1, 2023
Thank you for joining The Surrogacy Education Platform (“Program”)!
Carried with Love Ltd (“Ariel Taylor”) welcomes you. Please read carefully. Your access and use of this Site and Program is subject to legally binding terms and conditions, which you accept and agree to by accessing this Site and/or Program and making the initial payment to purchase the Program. Company may modify, amend, supplement and replace these terms and conditions at any time without advance notice. Your continued use of this Site and Program after any change means you have accepted the changed terms and conditions.
Carried with Love Ltd (“Company”) is a company incorporated in Ontario, Canada, which provides Clients with online courses and other educational materials. Company has created the Surrogacy Education Platform (“Program”) to educate Client on Independent Surrogacy.
A. Website. The material appearing on the website www.carriedwithlove.com (“this Site”), is provided as either information about Ariel Taylor’s events, people, the Program or stories & is a platform for online connection and community. The owner of this Site (Ariel Taylor) and its directors, agents, employees and affiliates assume no responsibility or liability for any consequences resulting directly or indirectly from any action or inaction you take based on the information found on or material linked to on this Site. Any information by or on this Site or inside the Program is provided for promotional or informational purposes only and is not to be relied upon as a professional opinion whatsoever. By using this Site and/or Program, you accept and agree that following any information or recommendations provided therein is at your own risk.
B. No Guarantees. Company makes no guarantees about any success that you’ll get from our Site or our courses, such as Program, or any of our free offers. Client understands that the Program has been designed by Company for educational and informational purposes only, with the goal of teaching Client new skills and providing Client with language learning education. Client agrees that use of this Product is at user’s own risk. Client hereby acknowledges that Client is solely responsible for the results of techniques and advice provided by Program.
C. Communication with Third-Parties. From time to time, this Program may include community aspects, such as courtesy access to a Client-only community group. Company shall not be held liable, either directly or indirectly, for Client’s communication with any other clients or third-party that may or may not be part of the Program. For instance, as part of the Program, the Company may encourage clients to network with other third-parties. These are mere suggestions and it is important to note that creating relationships and communicating with third-parties is the sole responsibility and at the sole discretion of the Client. Company is not liable for the actions of those third-parties, nor is Company to be held responsible for any communications, conflicts, or damages that occur through Client’s communication and/or collaboration with a third-party. While Company will take reasonable measures to ensure there is no injurious communications inside the Program community, it is the responsibility of all clients to act with their own volition and discretion when communicating with others.
D. Delivery of Program. This Program may be distributed by Company either directly or through a third-party platform. Company reserves the right to substitute services equal to or comparable to the value of Program if reasonably required by the prevailing circumstances as determined by Company. Access to this Program is currently through a third-party platform, Circle, LLC. (“Circle”). Company is not liable for any limitation of access to the Program caused by Circle or any other third-party used to assist Company with the delivery of this Program to Client.
E. Zero Tolerance. Company employs a Zero Tolerance policy inside the Program as it pertains to harassment of Company representatives and/or other clients inside the Program. “Harassment” shall include, but is not limited to, abusive language (ie. excessive cursing, threatening language, name-calling), volume of messages (ie. demanding responses or sending back-to-back messages without awaiting a reasonable time to allow a response), unwanted communications (ie. with other clients through private channels or DMs), hate speech, intimidation, racial slurs, mocking others, displaying disgust towards others, and more. If Client or any other client harasess a Company member or other client inside the Program, Company will give one (1) warning to Client or the client to modify their behavior. Thereafter, upon a second incident of Harassment, Company will immediately remove the Client or clients from the Program and block-list them (ie. ban them from future Company offerings) with no money back. Whether or not a client is considered to harass another is at the sole interpretation of Company and will be a decision made based on the facts and evidence at-hand (ie. writings, emails, screenshots, etc.)
H. Disputes & Customer Support. Company has developed a system to ensure Clients feel supported. However, from time to time, there are issues that arise. In the event that Client has any issue whatsoever with the Product, whether tech or substantive or otherwise, Client hereby acknowledges they will raise that issue through private channels, as to not flood the client platform and/or community. Namely, Client shall email its question or issue to email@example.com.
3. Intellectual Property.
A. Copyright. Canada copyright laws protect all materials created by Owner and/or Company on the Site and within the Program as original works. All materials belong to Owner and/or Company, including those with the absence of a registered copyright symbol. This Program and the related content shall be considered intellectual property owned by Company. Other examples of intellectual property owned by Company and within Company’s products include, but are not limited to: trademarks, service marks, layout, logos, business names, course/program/module names, design, text, written copy, certain images, podcast recordings, lead magnets, workbooks, videos, audio files, and all of our paid products (collectively referred to as “Intellectual Property”).
B. Non-Exclusive License. If Company provides Intellectual Property on the Site and/or within the Program that Client can download, a revocable, non-exclusive license is granted for Client to download copies of the materials for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. Company grants only a limited, personal, non-exclusive and non-transferable license to Customer to use the Intellectual Property for Customer’s personal and internal business use.
Nothing in this Agreement shall transfer ownership of or rights to any Intellectual Property of the Company to the Client, nor grant any right or license other than those stated in this Agreement. Client acknowledges that his/her purchase of this Program is for their single individual use. Client shall not copy, reproduce, translate, transmit, modify, edit, create derivative works from, alter, sell, or share with others any products or parts of the Program without prior written consent or unless provided otherwise.
This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license Client shall not:
- modify or copy the Intellectual Property;
- use the Intellectual Property for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
- share or transfer the Intellectual Property to another person (including other teachers or tutors) or “mirror” the materials on any other server.
If Client is also a teacher or professional in a similar industry, Client shall not misappropriate any of Company’s Intellectual Property and proprietary information in the following manner:
- Teaching Client’s clients/customers/audience any of the information, methods, solutions, or formulae owned by Company and passing it off as Client’s own;
- Copying any of Company’s Product content and/or material for Client’s commercial use;
- Copying, publishing, transmitting, transferring, selling, creating derivative works from, reproducing, or in any way exploiting any of the Intellectual Property owned by Company in either whole or part without prior written consent.
C. Infringement of Intellectual Property. This license shall automatically and immediately terminate if Client violates any of the restrictions regarding Company’s Intellectual Property. Upon Company’s suspicion that Client violates any of the above Intellectual Property restrictions, Client’s access may be terminated by Company at any time. Suspicion includes, but is not limited to:
- identification of Client content that is based off of Company’s proprietary framework;
- identification of Client content that is almost identical and/or confusingly similar to Company’s content;
- notice from third-party of confusingly similar content between Client and Company.
Upon terminating Client’s license, Client must destroy any downloaded materials in Client’s possession whether in electronic or printed format.
In the event that Company receives information that Client has misappropriated or used any of the Intellectual Property belonging to Company, Company reserves the right to:
- Immediately remove Client’s access to the Program;
- Investigate Client’s usage of the Intellectual Property, including purchasing access to Client’s content (ie. courses, programs, etc);
- Block Client from accessing future programs or content belonging to Company;
- Recover all funds expended on investigating Client’s infringement of Company’s Intellectual Property, including (and especially) legal fees, administrative costs for Company to resolve the matter, and fees spent to access Client’s material to investigate any infringement;
If Company discovers that you have illegally misappropriated or used any of the intellectual property you were granted access to, you will be blocked from any future programs and will seek any extent of legal remedies and you will be required to cover all legal fees necessary to enforce these rights.
4. Programs Overview.
A. Program & Community Access. Clients receive unlimited access to the Program for the lifetime of the Program’s availability, and unlimited access to a private client community (the “Community”) for the lifetime of the Community’s availability. Client access activates immediately upon enrolling in the Program, and membership holds or pauses for the client Community are left up to the discretion of the Company.
B. Course Bonuses. At the time of purchasing and enrolling in the Program, Client will receive access to the Program core curriculum as well as select core bonuses from the Company and third-party contributors (hereinafter referred to as the “Bonus Bundles”). Client shall receive access to Program and the core Bonus Bundles for the lifetime of the Program and/or its individual offers inside the Bonus Bundles, whichever is shorter.
From time to time, Company may offer additional bonuses that are designed to supplement the Program content and assist clients to take their skills to the next level (“Add-On Bonuses”). These additional Add-On Bonuses are optional and, as such, are offered for an additional fee to be determined at the time of the offering of the Add-On Bonuses. If Client decides to purchase any Add-On Bonuses, Client will receive access to the Add-On Bonus from the date of purchase or the release date for the remainder of that Add-On Bonus’ lifetime.
All Add-On Bonuses are non-refundable and non-transferable and cannot be exchanged for another bonus. Likewise, no core Bonus Bundle bonus can be exchanged for any Add-On Bonuses.
C. Course Updates. Throughout the lifetime of the Program, Company may actively update the Programs to ensure the majority of clients’ biggest roadblocks are anticipated, minimized, and addressed. Clients are automatically granted access to any Program updates within the Program core curriculum and the core Bonus Bundles during the lifetime of the Program. However, please note, enrolling in our Program does not guarantee free access to any bonuses other than the ones promised to be offered upon the time of enrollment, as certain bonuses are offered to clients as paid add-ons (“Add-On Bonuses”) that are subject to separate terms & conditions.
A. Limitation of Liability and Indemnity. As a condition of your use of the Site and/or Program, Client hereby indemnifies Company and its directors, agents, employees, and affiliates from and against any and all liabilities, expenses (including legal fees) and damages arising out of claims resulting or arising from your use of this Site and/or Program. In no event shall Company or its agents be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to view or use the materials or content on the Site and/or Program, even if Company has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage.
B. Client Decisions. Client hereby acknowledges that Company is not liable for any injuries that may arise from Client’s actions, omissions, or decisions based off Customer’s participation in this Program or use of this Program, including but not limited to: a decision to communicate with any third-parties such as other clients, any of Client’s personal decisions, any of Client’s financial decisions. Client hereby agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Company of any claims that may arise after use of this Program.
C. Links to Third Party Websites. This Site may contain links to third-party websites. Any linked sites, materials, and pages are not under the control of Company. Company is not responsible for the content contained in any related website, nor for any losses or damages you may incur due to the use of any such website. Company accepts no liability for any errors or omissions contained in third-party websites. Company provides these links to improve your use of the Program, enable you to connect with Company and Owner on various platforms, and help Company offer the most accessible services for Client and conduct transactions.
A. Confidential Information & Non-Disclosure. Company takes pride in its proprietary information included in each Program. As such, Client agrees and acknowledges all Confidential Information shared through this Program and by the Company is confidential, proprietary, and belongs exclusively to the Company.
“Confidential Information” includes, but is not limited to:
- Any systems, sequences, processes or steps shared with Client;
- Any information disclosed in association with this Agreement;
- Any systems, sequences, processes, or trade secrets in connection with the Program or Company’s business practices.
B. Testimonials. Company also agrees to protect Client’s personally identifiable information. However, from time to time, Company may use general statements about Client’s success for testimonials as part of Company’s marketing strategy. By agreeing to these Terms, Client agrees to Company sharing Client’s success stories as testimonials in any matter across any media at the sole discretion of Company.
By signing up for the Program, Client grants Company permission to use any testimonials in our marketing materials and/or any promotional efforts. This includes but is not limited to unofficial testimonials, words of praise via Instagram stories, public posts or posts inside our Facebook groups, and direct messages with Company and/or Owner. Company will blur last names and/or photos on screenshots used, and you understand that all confidentiality provisions apply and that testimonials are the only exception to our confidentiality obligations.
C. Non-Disparagement. Client agrees, during and/or after use of Product, to refrain from making any false, derogatory or untrue statements, whether oral or in writing, that are injurious or otherwise negatively impact Company’s Product, business, services, products, or reputation.
7. Refund Policy.
A. Our Refund Policy. Please be advised that we do not offer refunds other than in exceptional circumstances, which are extremely rare. These are reviewed on a case-by-case basis, given that we put in a lot of work upfront to ensure the clients we invite in are 100% aligned with how we teach and what the program entails before they commit.
There are costs involved in offering and supporting this Program and we depend on our clients’ promises to pay our staff to host, administrate, and improve the program and client community. Signing up for the program means you acknowledged and agreed to all of this.
An example of a situation where we wouldn’t grant a refund is if a client doesn’t put in effort, doesn’t try or follow our process through, doesn’t take full responsibility for their own success, and then asks for their money back. We also do not offer refunds for the following: (1) attempts to use the refund policy as a way to opt-out of any existing financial obligation and/or payment plan already committed to us upon signing up for our program, (2) change of life direction or loss of interest after purchasing the program, and/or (3) inability to complete the program.
A. Entire Agreement. These terms and conditions and any other legal notices, policies and guidelines of Company linked to these terms and conditions or contained on this Site constitutes the entire Agreement between you and Company relating to your use of this Site and/or Program and supersedes any prior understandings or agreements (whether oral or written), claims, representations, and understandings of the parties regarding such subject matter. This Agreement may not be amended or modified except by Company.
B. Headings & Severability. Headings are included for convenience purposes only and shall not affect the construction of this Agreement. If any portion of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable, it shall not affect the remaining portions of the Agreement, which shall remain in full effect. If any portion of this Agreement is held to be unenforceable, then the unenforceable portion shall be construed in compliance with applicable law in a light most favorable to the original intentions of the parties. If the unenforceable portion of the Agreement is found by a competent court of this jurisdiction to be contrary to law, then it shall be changed and interpreted to best reflect the original intentions of the parties, and all other provisions shall remain in full force and effect.
D. Governing Law. Company is located in Canada and is subject to the applicable laws governing such jurisdiction. The governing law for this agreement is the province of Ontario.
E. Arbitration. Any disputes arising under this Agreement shall be resolved through a binding arbitration.
F. Maximum Damages. Client agrees and acknowledges that the maximum amount of damages that Client may be entitled to in any claim arising from this Agreement or Program shall not exceed the total cost of the Program.
G. Execution. Client agrees to accept the above Agreement in its entirety when Customer enrolls in the Program and by rendering first payment.
Last Updated: Nov 1, 2023