TERMS OF USE of the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science (CCCS)

The User must read these Terms of Use, and Conditions carefully before using the https://www.contemplativecreativescience.com website.

*These terms of use and conditions govern:

The use of the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science , and services (Contemplative Creative Education (CCEducation); Contemplative Creative Therapy (CCTherapy), and Contemplative Creative Meditation (CCMeditation), and / or any other related agreement or legal relationship to the owner in a legally binding way.

The User access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms.

These Terms apply to all visitors, users, and others who access or use the Service.

By using the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science, Users confirm to meet the following requirements:

  • There are no restrictions for Users in terms of being Consumers or Business Users;

  • Users must be recognized as an adult by applicable law;

  • Minors may only use Contemplative Creative Science under parental or adult supervision;

If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.

Account registration

To use the Service Users may register or create a User account, providing all required data or information in a complete and truthful manner.
Users may also use the Service without registering or creating a User account, however, this may cause limited availability of certain features or functions. Users are responsible for keeping their login credentials confidential and safe. For this reason, Users are also required to choose passwords that meet the highest standards of strength permitted by
the Centre for Contemplative Creative ScienceBy registering, Users agree to be fully responsible for all activities that occur under their username and password. Users are required to immediately and unambiguously inform the Owner via the contact details indicated in this document, if they think their personal information, including but not limited to User accounts, access credentials, or personal data, have been violated, unduly disclosed, or stolen.

Conditions for account registration

Registration of User accounts on the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science is subject to the conditions outlined below.

By registering, Users agree to meet such conditions.

  • Accounts registered by bots or any other automated methods are not permitted.

  • Unless otherwise specified, each User must register only one account.

  • Unless explicitly permitted, a User account may not be shared with other persons.

 

Account termination

Users can terminate their account and stop using the Service at any time by doing the following:

By directly contacting the Owner at the contact details provided in this document.

Account suspension and deletion

The Owner reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend or delete at any time and without notice, User accounts which it deems inappropriate, offensive, or in violation of these Terms. The suspension or deletion of User accounts shall not entitle Users to any claims for compensation, damages, or reimbursement.

The suspension or deletion of accounts due to causes attributable to the User does not exempt the User from paying any applicable fees or prices.

Access to external resources

Through the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science Users may have access to external resources provided by third parties. Users acknowledge and accept that the Owner has no control over such resources and is therefore not responsible for their content and availability. Conditions applicable to any resources provided by third parties, including those applicable to any possible grant of rights in content, result from each such third parties’ terms and conditions or, in the absence of those, applicable statutory law.

Acceptable use

The Centre for Contemplative Creative Science and the Service may only be used within the scope of what they are provided for, under these Terms and applicable law. Users are solely responsible for making sure that their use of the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science and/or the Service violates no applicable law, regulations, or third-party rights. Therefore, the Owner reserves the right to take any appropriate measure to protect its legitimate interests including by denying Users access to Embodied Philosophy or the Service, terminating contracts, reporting any misconduct performed through the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science or the Service to the competent authorities – such as judicial or administrative authorities - whenever Users engage or are suspected to engage in any of the following activities:

  • violate laws, regulations and/or these Terms;

  • infringe any third-party rights;

  • considerably impair the Owner’s legitimate interests;

  • offend the Owner or any third party.

 

 

*TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SALE

 

Paid Products

Some of the Products provided on the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science website, as part of the Service, are provided on the basis of payment.

The fees, duration, and conditions applicable to the purchase of such Products are described below and in the dedicated sections of the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science.

Product description

Prices, descriptions, or availability of Products are outlined in the respective sections of Embodied Philosophy and are subject to change without notice. While Products on the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science are presented with the greatest accuracy technically possible, representation on the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science through any means (including, as the case may be, graphic material, images, colors, sounds) is for reference only and implies no warranty as to the characteristics of the purchased Product. The characteristics of the chosen Product will be outlined during the purchasing process.

Purchasing process

Any steps taken from choosing a Product to order submission form part of the purchasing process.

The purchasing process includes these steps:

  • Users must choose the desired Product and verify their purchase selection.

  • After having reviewed the information displayed in the purchase selection, Users may place the order by submitting it.

 

Order submission

When the User submits an order, the following applies:

  • The submission of an order determines the contract conclusion and therefore creates for the User the obligation to pay the price, taxes, and possible further fees and expenses, as specified on the order page.

  • In case the purchased Product requires active input from the User, such as the provision of personal information or data, specifications, or special wishes, the order submission creates an obligation for the User to cooperate accordingly.

  • Upon submission of the order, Users will receive a receipt confirming that the order has been received.

All notifications related to the described purchasing process shall be sent to the email address provided by the User for such purposes.

Prices

Users are informed during the purchasing process and before order submission, about any fees, taxes, and costs (including, if any, delivery costs) that they will be charged. Prices on the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science are displayed: either exclusive or inclusive of any applicable fees, taxes, and costs, depending on the section the User is browsing.

 

Offers and discounts

The Owner may offer discounts or provide special offers for the purchase of Products. Any such offer or discount shall always be subject to the eligibility criteria and the terms and conditions set out in the corresponding section of the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science. Offers and discounts are always granted at the Owner’s sole discretion. Repeated or recurring offers or discounts create no claim/title or right that Users may enforce in the future.

Depending on the case, discounts or offers shall be valid for a limited time only or while stocks last. If an offer or discount is limited by time, the time indications refer to the time zone of the Owner, as indicated in the Owner’s location details in this document, unless otherwise specified.

Methods of payment

Information related to accepted payment methods is made available during the purchasing process.

Some payment methods may only be available subject to additional conditions or fees. In such cases, related information can be found in the dedicated section of Contemplative Creative Science. All payments are independently processed through third-party services. Therefore, the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science does not collect any payment information – such as credit card details – but only receives a notification once the payment has been successfully completed.

If payment through the available methods fails or is refused by the payment service provider, the Owner shall be under no obligation to fulfill the purchase order. Any possible costs or fees resulting from the failed or refused payment shall be borne by the User.

Payment of price in installments

The payment of the purchase price may be settled in two or more installments, within the deadlines specified on the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science or otherwise communicated by the Owner. Specific Products may be excluded from this payment model. If the User fails to meet any of the payment deadlines, the entire outstanding amount shall become immediately due and payable.

Authorization for future PayPal payment

If Users authorize the PayPal feature which allows future purchases, the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science will store an identification code linked to the Users’ PayPal account. This will authorize Embodied Philosophy to automatically process payments for future purchases or recurring installments of past purchases. This authorization can be revoked at any time, either by contacting the Owner or by changing the user settings offered by PayPal.

Retention of Product ownership

Until payment of the total purchase price is received by the Owner, any Products ordered shall not become the User’s property.

Retention of usage rights

Users do not acquire any rights to use the purchased Product until the total purchase price is received by the Owner.

Performance of services

The purchased service shall be performed or made available within the timeframe specified on the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science or as communicated before the order submission.

*Contract duration

Trial period

Users have the option to test the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science or selected Products during a limited and non-renewable trial period, at no cost. Some features or functions of Embodied Philosophy may not be available to Users during the trial period. Further conditions apply to the trial period, including its duration, will be specified on the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science website. The trial period shall automatically convert into the equivalent paid Product unless the User cancels the purchase before the trial period expires.

Subscriptions

Subscriptions allow Users to receive a Product continuously or regularly over a determined period of time.

Paid subscriptions begin on the day the payment is received by the Owner.

In order to maintain subscriptions, Users must pay the required recurring fee in a timely manner. Failure to do so may cause service interruptions.

Termination

Recurring subscriptions may be terminated at any time by sending a clear and unambiguous termination notice to the Owner using the contact details provided in this document, or — if applicable — by using the corresponding controls inside the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science website.

Termination of open-ended subscriptions

Open-ended subscriptions may be terminated at any time by sending a clear and unambiguous termination notice to the Owner using the contact details provided in this document. Terminations shall take effect 30 days after the notice of termination has been received by the Owner.

*User rights

Right of withdrawal

Unless exceptions apply, the User may be eligible to withdraw from the contract within the period specified below (generally 14 days), for any reason and without justification. Users can learn more about the withdrawal conditions within this section.

Whom the right of withdrawal applies to

Unless any applicable exception is mentioned below, Users who are European Consumers are granted a statutory cancellation right under EU rules, to withdraw from contracts entered into online (distance contracts) within the specified period applicable to their case, for any reason and without justification. Users that do not fit this qualification, cannot benefit from the rights described in this section.

Exercising the right of withdrawal

To exercise their right of withdrawal, Users must send to the Owner an unequivocal statement of their intention to withdraw from the contract.

To this end, Users may use the model withdrawal form available from within the “definitions” section of this document. Users are, however, free to express their intention to withdraw from the contract by making an unequivocal statement in any other suitable way. In order to meet the deadline within which they can exercise such right, Users must send the withdrawal notice before the withdrawal period expires.

When does the withdrawal period expire?

  • Regarding the purchase of goods, the withdrawal period expires 14 days after the day on which the User or a third party – other than the carrier and designated by the User – takes physical possession of the goods.

  • Regarding the purchase of several goods ordered together but delivered separately or in case of purchase of a single good consisting of multiple lots or pieces delivered separately, the withdrawal period expires 14 days after the day on which the User or a third party – other than the carrier and designated by the User – acquires physical possession of the last good, lot or piece.

  • Regarding those contracts which provide for the recurring delivery of goods over a fixed term, the withdrawal period expires 14 days after the day on which the User or a third party – other than the carrier and designated by the User – acquires physical possession of the first good.

  • Regarding the purchase of a service, the withdrawal period expires 14 days after the day that the contract is entered into, unless the User has waived the withdrawal right.

  • In case of purchase of a digital content not supplied in a tangible medium, the withdrawal period expires 14 days after the day that the contract is entered into, unless the User has waived the withdrawal right.

 

Effects of withdrawal

Users who correctly withdraw from a contract will be reimbursed by the Owner for all payments made to the Owner, including, if any, those covering the costs of delivery. However, any additional costs resulting from the choice of a particular delivery method other than the least expensive type of standard delivery offered by the Owner, will not be reimbursed. Such reimbursement shall be made without undue delay and, in any event, no later than 14 days from the day on which the Owner is informed of the User’s decision to withdraw from the contract. Unless otherwise agreed with the User, reimbursements will be made using the same means of payment as used to process the initial transaction. In any event, the User shall not incur any costs or fees as a result of such reimbursement.

Exceptions from the right of withdrawal

The right of withdrawal does not apply to contracts:

  • for the provision of services, after the service has been fully performed if the performance has begun with the consumer’s prior express consent, and with their acknowledgment that their right of withdrawal is lost once the contract has been fully performed;

  • for the supply of digital content which is not supplied on a tangible medium if the performance has begun with the consumer’s prior express consent and with their acknowledgment that their right of withdrawal is thereby lost;

  • for the supply of goods made to the consumer’s specifications or otherwise clearly personalized;

  • for the supply of goods which are liable to deteriorate or expire rapidly;

  • for the supply of sealed goods which are not suitable for return due to health protection or hygiene reasons and were unsealed after delivery;

  • for the supply of goods which are, after delivery, according to their nature, inseparably mixed with other items;

  • for the supply of a newspaper, periodical or magazine with the exception of subscription contracts for the supply of such publications;

 

*Common provisions

No Waiver

The Owner’s failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of any such right or provision.

No waiver shall be considered a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term.

Service interruption

To ensure the best possible service level, the Owner reserves the right to interrupt the Service for maintenance, system updates or any other changes, informing the Users appropriately. Within the limits of the law, the Owner may also decide to suspend or terminate the Service altogether. If the Service is terminated, the Owner will cooperate with Users to enable them to withdraw Personal Data or information in accordance with applicable law. Additionally, the Service might not be available due to reasons outside the Owner’s reasonable control, such as “force majeure” (eg. labor actions, infrastructural breakdowns or blackouts, etc).

Service reselling

Users may not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit any portion of the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science and of its Service without the Owner’s express prior written permission, granted either directly or through a legitimate reselling program.

Privacy policy

To learn more about the use of their Personal Data, Users may refer to the privacy policy of the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science.

Changes to these Terms

The Owner reserves the right to amend or otherwise modify these Terms at any time. In such cases, the Owner will appropriately inform the User of these changes. Such changes will only affect the relationship with the User for the future. The continued use of the Service will signify the User’s acceptance of the revised Terms. If Users do not wish to be bound by the changes, they must stop using the Service. Failure to accept the revised Terms, may entitle either party to terminate the Agreement. The applicable previous version will govern the relationship prior to the User's acceptance. The User can obtain any previous version from the Owner. If required by applicable law, the Owner will specify the date by which the modified Terms will enter into force.

Assignment of contract

The Owner reserves the right to transfer, assign, dispose of by novation, or subcontract any or all rights or obligations under these Terms, taking the User’s legitimate interests into account. Provisions regarding changes of these Terms will apply accordingly. Users may not assign or transfer their rights or obligations under these Terms in any way, without the written permission of the Owner.

Contacts

All communications relating to the use of the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science must be sent using the contact information stated in this document.

Severability

Should any provision of these Terms be deemed or become invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the invalidity or unenforceability of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions, which shall remain in full force and effect.

Canadian Users

Canadian users have access to Contemplative Creative Education (CCEducation) services and Contemplative Creative Therapy (CCTherapy), and Contemplative Creative Meditation (CCMeditation) services under the Canadian and provincial law of jurisdiction depending on the psychotherapist's governing college. Any such invalid or unenforceable provision will be interpreted, construed, and reformed to the extent reasonably required to render it valid, enforceable, and consistent with its original intent. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between Users and the Owner with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all other communications, including but not limited to all prior agreements, between the parties with respect to such subject matter. These Terms will be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by law.

US Users

US users can only have access to Contemplative Creative Education (CCEducation) services. Contemplative Creative Therapy (CCTherapy), and Contemplative Creative Meditation (CCMeditation) services are only valid and permitted under the Canadian and provincial law of jurisdiction depending on the psychotherapist's governing college. Any such invalid or unenforceable provision will be interpreted, construed, and reformed to the extent reasonably required to render it valid, enforceable, and consistent with its original intent. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between Users and the Owner with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all other communications, including but not limited to all prior agreements, between the parties with respect to such subject matter. These Terms will be enforced to the fullest extent permitted by law.

EU Users

EU users can only have access to Contemplative Creative Education (CCEducation) services. Contemplative Creative Therapy (CCTherapy), and/or Contemplative Creative Meditation (CCMeditation) services are only valid and permitted under the Canadian and provincial law of jurisdiction depending on the psychotherapist's governing college. Should any provision of these Terms be or be deemed void, invalid, or unenforceable, the parties shall do their best to find, in an amicable way, an agreement on valid and enforceable provisions thereby substituting the void, invalid or unenforceable parts. In case of failure to do so, the void, invalid or unenforceable provisions shall be replaced by the applicable statutory provisions, if so permitted or stated under the applicable law. Without prejudice to the above, the nullity, invalidity, or the impossibility to enforce a particular provision of these Terms shall not nullify the entire Agreement unless the severed provisions are essential to the Agreement, or of such importance that the parties would not have entered into the contract if they had known that the provision would not be valid, or in cases where the remaining provisions would translate into an unacceptable hardship on any of the parties.

 

*Governing law

These Terms are governed by the law of the place where the Owner is based, as disclosed in the relevant section of this document, without regard to conflict of laws principles.

Exception for European Consumers

However, regardless of the above, if the User qualifies as a European Consumer and has their habitual residence in a country where the law provides for a higher consumer protection standard, such higher standards shall prevail.

Venue of jurisdiction

The exclusive competence to decide on any controversy resulting from or connected to these Terms lies with the courts of the place where the Owner is based, as displayed in the relevant section of this document.

Exception for European Consumers

The above does not apply to any Users that qualify as European Consumers, nor to Consumers based in Switzerland, Norway or Iceland.

 

*Dispute resolution

Amicable dispute resolution

Users may bring any disputes to the Owner who will try to resolve them amicably.

While Users' right to take legal action shall always remain unaffected, in the event of any controversy regarding the use of the Centre for Contemplative Creative Science or the Service, Users are kindly asked to contact the Owner at the contact details provided in this document.

The User may submit the complaint including a brief description and if applicable, the details of the related order, purchase, or account, to the Owner’s email address specified in this document. The Owner will process the complaint without undue delay and within 21 days of receiving it.

Online dispute resolution for Consumers

The European Commission has established an online platform for alternative dispute resolutions that facilitates an out-of-court method for solving any dispute related to and stemming from online sale and service contracts. As a result, any European Consumer can use such a platform for resolving any dispute stemming from contracts that have been entered into online. The platform is available at the following link.

Changes

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms at any time. If a revision is a material we will try to provide at least 30 days' notice prior to any new terms taking effect. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us.

 

*Updated, December 24, 2020

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