Terms & Conditions

 

These Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms of Use”) apply to the web site located at www.sophrologycenteronline.com, owned by Energy Centre sarl, and all associated sites linked to www.sophrologycenteronline.com and owned by Energy Centre sarl, its subsidiaries and affiliates, (collectively, “Site”). The Site is the property of Energy Centre sarl and its licensors. BY USING THE SITE, YOU AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF USE; IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, DO NOT USE THE SITE.

Sophrology Centre ONLINE (SCO) maintains this product and information site (this Site) for your personal entertainment, information, education, and communication. Your access to and use of this Site is subject to the following terms and conditions (Terms and Conditions) and all applicable laws. By accessing and browsing this Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the Terms and Conditions and acknowledge that any other agreements between you and SCO if any, are superseded and of no force or effect. You are 14 years of age or older.

Not Medical Care
SCO’s courses, exercises and advice are not a substitute for medical care, and offer no health warranties or guarantees of any kind. The information provided on these pages is not meant to be a substitute for medical advice from your doctor or health care provider. Users of SCO are advised that health advice is often subject to updating and refining due to medical research and developments. SCO is committed to bringing you the most up to date information; however, we make no guarantee that the information herein is the most recent on any particular subject. You are encouraged to consult with your health care provider with any questions or concerns you may have regarding any health condition that you may have before starting any Sophrology courses or exercises.

Use of the audio files
The audio files can safely be listened to anytime, anywhere that you are in a place where it is safe to have your eyes closed. It is not safe to listen to the audio files while driving, working heavy machinery, or in anytime or anywhere that it would be dangerous to have your eyes closed.

Sophrology is a powerful self-development method. You may have emotional reactions while or after listening and participating in the exercises. These are usually normal reactions and are a sign that a change and transformation is taking place. We advise people to sit calmly breathing quietly and wait until the emotions have passed. If you are concerned about any reactions that may occur while, or after listening to one of the audios, it is important to seek advice either from one of the Sophrologists at Energy Centre or from your health care provider.

Copyright
When accessing and browsing this Site you agree not to distribute, modify, transmit, print, duplicate, reuse, re-post, or use the contents of this Site, or portions thereof, for public or commercial purposes, including the text, images, audio, and video, without SCO’s prior written permission. Failure to include this notice on any digital or printed copy of the contents of this Site, or portions thereof; unauthorized registration of a claim of copyright on the content of this Site, or portions thereof; adding to or omitting from the content of this Site, or portions thereof, without clearly indicating that such has been done; or profiting from transmission or duplication of the content of this Site, or portions thereof, is a clear violation of the permission given in this notice, and is strictly prohibited. Violators will be prosecuted.

Third-party Copyright
SCO neither warrants nor represents that your use of materials displayed on this Site will not infringe rights of third parties not owned by or affiliated with SCO.

Other Intellectual Property
The trademarks, logos, and service marks, images, illustrations, audio clips and video clips displayed on this Site (collectively, the Property) are protected by copyrights and other intellectual property rights owned by or licensed to SCO and its partners. Nothing contained on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any license or right to use, other than individual, non-profit use, any Property without the prior written permission of SCO or such third party that may own rights to such Property. Any unauthorized use of the Property may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes. Violators will be prosecuted.

You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site, or any other systems or networks connected to the Site or to any SCO server, or to any of the services offered on or through the Site, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate means.

You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Site or any network connected to the Site, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Site or any network connected to the Site. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Site, or any other customer of SCO, including any SCO account not owned by you, to its source, or exploit the Site or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Site, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information, as provided for by the Site.

You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Site or SCO’s systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to the Site.

You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any transaction being conducted on the Site, or with any other person’s use of the Site.

You may not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal you send to SCO on or through the Site or any service offered on or through the Site. You may not pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity.

Price and payment
We are not liable to refund fee differences that may arise due to delegates booking at different times, discounts etc.
Invoiced amounts shall be due and payable within 30 days of receipt of invoice. SCO is entitled to charge interest on overdue invoices from the date when payment becomes due. Should a purchase order be required for payment of the invoice, it is the student’s responsibility to ensure SCO have the full details and agreed purchase order before the products or services are supplied.
Individual Sessions – In the event that a booking for an individual session is cancelled within 24 hours of the date and time of the session, the full amount will be due.
Courses – In the event that a booking for a course is cancelled an administration charge will be incurred. This will be the equivalent to 40% of the cost of the course unless a signed written agreement has been accepted before the booking has been made.
Attendance for any courses will only be secured when full payment has been received or you have received written agreement from SCO on a payment plan.

All payment plans must be agreed with SCO. Full payment for all programs must be received prior to program commencement unless a payment plan has been arranged and agreed and set up with SCO. All program fees are non-refundable. Transfers are permitted however they must be agreed with SCO prior to attendance

Delivery and program information
The times of delivery specified by SCO is an estimate only. Time for delivery shall not be of the essence of the contract and SCO shall not be liable for any loss, costs, damages, charges or expenses caused directly or indirectly by any delay in the delivery of the program

Please note that some of SCO’s workshops and programs might be recorded via audio and occasionally video. SCO will also record workshops and exerts from certified programs. SCO reserves the right to use this material for marketing without seeking the delegates’ permission. If you have any reason to not want to be filmed as part of a SCO program please email contact@energycentre.ch.

It may be necessary, for reasons beyond the control of SCO to change the venue, dates, times and/or trainers. Should SCO change the any of these, you will receive written confirmation with sufficient notice. SCO are not liable for any additional travel and accommodation costs the delegate may incur should the program dates, times or venue be altered.
All programs are as advertised via the SCO website plus additional marketing materials; we do reserve the right to upgrade the program venue, use more appropriate trainers and amend the program in any way to enhance your learning.

Course provisions
You will be provided with the relevant courseware as you progress through your course, which gradually builds into a comprehensive manual. All the courseware has been written by SCO and is specifically designed for those studying through SCO.

You will be guided by your trainer, either personally, by phone or via email, lesson by lesson, on which exercises to do next as you progress through your course. You will also receive feedback on submitted work and any additional tuition you may require to complete the exercises satisfactorily.

You may also raise questions or request additional help to complete tasks either via email or by phone as you progress through the course. You may also be provided with additional teaching material if your trainer feels you require additional help to assist you on your course.

As you progress through your course, you will complete Assessments and/or mock exams, to prepare you for set exams.

You will continue to receive this support until you have completed and achieved all the exams (where relevant).

If you fail the exam you will be charged a fee for the resit.

It is preferred that the project for obtention of the Certification by completed before the last module of the course, however, it must be completed within 6 months after the end of the course to receive the Certification. SCO and Energy Centre sarl reserve the right to refuse Certification and/or request that the student does studies.

Customer’s obligations
To enable SCO to perform its obligations under this Agreement the Customer shall:
– co-operate with SCO
– provide the SCO with any information reasonably required by SCO;
– In the event that the Customer or any third party, not being a sub-contractor of the SCO shall omit or commit anything which prevents or delays SCO from undertaking or complying with any of its obligations under this Agreement, then SCO shall notify the Customer as soon as possible and:
– SCO shall have no liability in respect of any delay to the completion of any project;
– if applicable, the timetable for the program will be modified accordingly;
– SCO shall notify the Customer at the same time if it intends to make any claim for additional costs.

Absence / Interrupted Training
By booking with SCO you commit to attending classes and respecting the course Rules and Regulations. In case of absence during a course (excluding absence for medical reasons and on presentation of a doctor’s note) you will not be refunded or compensated for lessons you have missed. If you stop or interrupt your course, you will not be refunded or compensated.
SCO reserves the right to refuse admission to any student or to dismiss any student in the event of misconduct or unsatisfactory attendance or work, without refund of fees

Communications
Except where expressly provided otherwise by SCO, all comments, feedback, information, or materials that you submit through or in association with the Site shall be considered non-confidential. By transmitting or posting any communications or materials to this site, you agree that SCO or any of its affiliates may use your communications or materials for any purpose, including reproduction, transmission, publication, broadcast and posting. SCO and its affiliates are free to use any ideas, concepts or know-how contained in such communications or materials for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to developing, manufacturing, distributing and marketing products using such information, without the obligation to notify, identify or compensate you or anyone else.

Notices
Any notice to be given by either party to the other may be served by email, fax, personal service or by post to the address of the other party given in the Specification Document or such other address as such party may from time to time have communicated to the other in writing, and if sent by email shall unless the contrary is proved be deemed to be received on the day it was sent, if sent by fax shall be deemed to be served on receipt of an error free transmission report, if given by letter shall be deemed to have been served at the time at which the letter was delivered personally or if sent by post shall be deemed to have been delivered in the ordinary course of post.

Cancellations
All cancellations must be made in writing. The cancellation date will be the date on which SCO receives the written cancellation. We strongly recommend that you arrange insurance cover to protect you against the possibility of cancellation through illness or accident.

Privacy
Your privacy is important to us, and we zealously protect it. Nevertheless, by using the Site, you acknowledge and agree that Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any message or information you send to the Site may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission (for example, credit card information) is encrypted. SCO will not sell or rent your contact information to other marketers, but you agree that your personal information may be shared with companies that SCO has a strategic relationship with or that perform work for SCO to provide products and services to you on SCO’s behalf. SCO may be required by law or litigation to disclose your personal information; we may also disclose information about you if we determine that for national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance, disclosure is necessary. SCO may disclose any information it has about you (including your identity) if we determine that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any investigation or complaint regarding your use of the Site, or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with SCO rights or property, or the rights or property of visitors to or users of the Site. SCO reserves the right at all times to disclose any information that SCO deems necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. SCO also may disclose your information when SCO determines that applicable law requires or permits such disclosure, including exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection purposes.

You acknowledge and agree that SCO may preserve any transmittal or communication by you through the Site or any service offered on or through the Site, and may also disclose such data if required to do so by law or SCO determines that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to (1) comply with legal process, (2) enforce these Terms of Use, (3) respond to claims that any such data violates the rights of others, or (4) protect the rights, property or personal safety of SCO, its employees, users of or visitors to the Site, and the public.
You are advised to take precautions to protect your personal data when you are on the Internet: Change your passwords often using a combination of letters and numbers, and use a secure web browser.

Discussion Content
Although SCO may from time to time monitor or review discussions, chats, postings, transmissions, bulletin boards, and the like on this Site, SCO is under no obligation to do so and assumes no responsibility or liability arising from the content of any such locations nor for any error, defamation, libel, slander, omission, falsehood, obscenity, pornography, profanity, danger, or inaccuracy contained in any information within such locations on this Site. You are prohibited from posting or transmitting any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, scandalous, inflammatory, pornographic, or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any law. SCO will fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing SCO to disclose the identity of anyone posting any such information or materials.

Outside Information, Advertising and Linked Sites
SCO has provided links to related sites for your convenience (Advertising and Linked Sites). We do not review or endorse Advertising and Linked Sites in any way. SCO is not responsible for the content of Linked Sites or any off-site pages linked to this Site. Your access to such linked sites and off-site pages will be at your own risk. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that such linked sites that you visit and the information you select on them are free of viruses, worms, vermin, trojan horses, and other items of a destructive nature. Visitors to any Linked Sites are urged and expected to abide by the terms of use and privacy policies of that particular Linked Site.

No Warranty/Liability
SCO IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THIS SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU AS IS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. PLEASE NOTE THAT SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES. WHILE ALL INFORMATION PREPARED FOR THIS SITE WAS BELIEVED TO BE ACCURATE AS OF THE DATE PREPARED, SCO MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF ANY INFORMATION, SERVICE OR MERCHANDISE PROVIDED THROUGH THIS SITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE. SCO ALSO ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY, AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY ON ACCOUNT OF YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR BROWSING IN THIS SITE OR YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIALS, DATA, TEXT, IMAGES, VIDEO, OR AUDIO FROM THIS SITE. UPON OUR REQUEST, YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD SCO HARMLESS FROM ALL LIABILITIES, CLAIMS AND EXPENSES, INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES, THAT ARISE FROM ANY BREACH OF THESE TERMS FOR WHICH YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE, OR FROM THE USE OF THIS SITE. OUR SOLE AND ENTIRE MAXIMUM LIABILITY FOR ANY INACCURATE INFORMATION, FOR ANY REASON, AND USER’S SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID BY THE CUSTOMER FOR THE INFORMATION RECEIVED (IF ANY).

SCO DOES NOT GUARANTEE, REPRESENT, OR WARRANT THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, AND YOU AGREE THAT FROM TIME TO TIME SCO MAY REMOVE THE SITE FOR INDEFINITE PERIODS OF TIME, OR CANCEL THE SITE AT ANY TIME, WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU.
IN NO CASE SHALL SCO, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF OR ACCESS TO THE SITE OR FOR ANY OTHER CLAIM RELATED IN ANY WAY TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT, OR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT (OR PRODUCT) POSTED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SITE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THEIR POSSIBILITY. BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES OR JURISDICTIONS, SCO’S LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

SCO SHALL USE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO PROTECT INFORMATION SUBMITTED BY YOU IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE, BUT YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR SUBMISSION OF SUCH INFORMATION IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK, AND SCO HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR LIABILITY RELATING TO SUCH INFORMATION IN ANY WAY.

Waiver and Indemnity
BY USING OR ACCESSING THIS SITE, YOU AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD SCO, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, AND LICENSORS HARMLESS WITH RESPECT TO ANY CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF YOUR BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT, YOUR USE OF THE SITE, OR ANY ACTION TAKEN BY SCO AS PART OF ITS INVESTIGATION OF A SUSPECTED VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT OR AS A RESULT OF ITS FINDING OR DECISION THAT A VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT HAS OCCURRED. THIS MEANS THAT YOU CANNOT SUE OR RECOVER ANY DAMAGES FROM SCO, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, AND LICENSORS AS A RESULT OF ITS DECISION TO REMOVE OR REFUSE TO PROCESS ANY INFORMATION OR CONTENT, TO WARN YOU, TO SUSPEND OR TERMINATE YOUR ACCESS TO THE SITE, OR TO TAKE ANY OTHER ACTION DURING THE INVESTIGATION OF A SUSPECTED VIOLATION OR AS A RESULT OF SCO’S CONCLUSION THAT A VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT HAS OCCURRED. THIS WAIVER AND INDEMNITY PROVISION APPLIES TO ALL VIOLATIONS DESCRIBED IN OR CONTEMPLATED BY THIS AGREEMENT.

Revisions to Terms and Conditions
SCO may at any time revise these Terms and Conditions by updating this posting. You are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the current Terms and Conditions to which you are bound.