Terms of Use

1. Terms

By accessing this School, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this School are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.



2.Our Product and Services

The terms and conditions (the “Terms” or “Conditions”) listed in this document relate to any and all current and future products (“Products”) produced, released, or marketed by Global Center for Resiliency and Wellbeing, LLC (“GCRW”, “We”, or “Us”). This includes, but is not limited to, the online program, Resilient Living with Dr. Sood (“Resilient Living”). These Terms also apply to photos, videos, blogs, meditations, stories, or any other form of media (collectively called “Content”) that is shared with Users. Content can be generated by GCRW or Users and can be shared or disseminated through any of our Products.

These Terms and conditions apply to any person (the “User” or “Users”) who purchases or uses GCRW Products on any platform (“Devices”) including mobile, desktop, laptop, tablet, or books. If a User is not comfortable with any of the Terms listed in this document, they should refrain from using GCRW Products.



3.Modification of Terms and Conditions

Since our Products are constantly evolving, these Terms might change as per the need of GCRW or any of its Products. GCRW reserves the right to update any portion of its Terms at its sole discretion. These changes will either be reflected on our website or in certain cases, be communicated to Users through an email, pop-up notification, or our Apps. By continuing to use our Products, you agree that you will abide by these Terms and Conditions.



4.Contact Information

In case of any question about the Terms and Conditions listed in this document, please feel free to email us at [email protected] This email address can also be used to provide feedback on our Products.


5.Product Changes Based on User Feedback

By providing feedback to GCRW on Products, you grant GCRW full, royalty or license-free rights to create and fully own Content, additional Products, or anything else that might be classified as intellectual property in perpetuity.



6.Using Our Products

Responsible Use of Products

GCRW is not a registered medical services provider or a medical device company. As such, our Products are not meant to substitute the use of a licensed medical practitioner. Users should consult a licensed medical practitioner such as a physician if they are seeking diagnosis or treatment for any physical or mental health condition. Our products are designed to help users with general wellbeing and resilience and are not meant to treat specific mental health diagnoses. Users are responsible for ensuring they use GCRW products in a safe environment, which doesn’t put them or anyone around them in any sort of danger.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not certified any GCRW Products. If Users experience any negative effects because of GCRW Products, they should stop using them immediately and consult a medical practitioner to seek therapy, diagnosis, or medication.


7.Eligibility and Requirements

Resilient Living Users need to be at least 18 years old to use our Products. In case a User is less than 18 years old, they require explicit permission from a parent or legal guardian allowing them to use Resilient Living. In this case, the parent or legal guardian is subject to Resilient Living’s Terms and Conditions.

In order to purchase any GCRW Product (Including Resilient Living) a User needs to be at least 18 years old. The User also needs to be able to form a signing contract and should not be prohibited by law from using GCRW Products.


8.Signing Up

In order to start using GCRW, a User will need to sign-up and may have to create a user profile (“Profile”). A single User can have only one Profile, which they are free to access through different Devices. In order to create a Profile, GCRW may use information from their Google Mail account. By using Resilient Living, Users give us permission to get basic demographic and background information about them from Google.

In order to continue using GCRW products, Users need to ensure that their information is thorough, accurate, and updated at regular intervals. Failure to provide correct information will lead to temporary or permanent suspension of the User’s account. This will be done at the discretion of GCRW. If a User’s Profile information is compromised in any way, it is their responsibility to inform GCRW as soon as they learn about the data or information breach. The User will be held accountable for any unlawful use, by them or otherwise, of their account.


9.Purchasing Our Products

Subscription Fees

In order to use GCRW Products, unless otherwise specified, a User must pay a subscription fee (“Fee” or “Fees”). This fee will allow them to use GCRW Products for a pre-determine period (“Term”). At the end of each Term, the User will automatically be charged the Fee for the subsequent Term. In order to avoid being charged, the User must cancel or modify their subscription before the start of the Term. Users can cancel their subscription at any time. The amount and frequency of Fees will depend on the type and tier of Product the User signs up for and will be made clear on GCRW website.

It is the responsibility of the User to read the scope of services before signing up. If the User has any questions or concerns about the pricing or scope of services offered, they must contact GCRW at [email protected] before signing up.

Change in Fees or Scope of Service

GCRW reserves the right to change the subscription Fee at its sole discretion. In case our Fee changes, GCRW will inform Users about all relevant specifics including the amount and timing of the change. These changes will be applicable to future payments. If a User is not willing to bear the change in Fees, they should cancel their subscription immediately or reach out to us at [email protected]

Similarly, GCRW holds the right to change the scope of service in a specific tier of any of our Products. If there is a material change, GCRW will inform Users through email or through an update on our website.

Payment Method

In order to collect Fees from Users, GCRW requires them to provide personal financial information. This includes credit card information including, but not limited to, full name, credit card number, credit card type, credit card expiration date, and credit card CVV number. GCRW reserves the right to temporarily or permanently ban a User if any of their financial information is found to be incorrect or fraudulent. If required, GCRW may conduct additional background and identity verification checks by asking for more information from the User. By providing any personal or financial information, a User allows GCRW to use the information to process their Fee. GCRW might share the information with third party application hosting platforms. The User also agrees to pay any additional taxes that are levied by the Application Hosts.

Fees paid by Users to GCRW are non-refundable. A User is also prohibited from transferring these Fees to another User’s account. A confirmation of purchase will be sent to users once the Fee has been successfully processed.



10. Use License

  1. Permission is granted to temporarily download one copy of any downloadable materials on the School’s website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
  2. modify or copy the materials;
  3. use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
  4. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on the School’s web site;
  5. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
  6. transfer the materials to another person or 'mirror' the materials on any other server.
  7. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Company at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

The limited license to the user cannot be transferred, sub-licensed, or sold by GCRW. By downloading and/or using any GCRW Products, Users agree to abide by local and national laws governing the use of these Products. GCRW is not responsible for any laws broken by Users. Users also agree to not produce any derivative work of GCRW products. They are also prohibited from trying to reverse engineer products or technology. GCRW has the right to revoke a Users’ license if it feels a User is not engaging in ethical and legal use of Products.

If a User downloads a Product from a Host, it is the User’s responsibility to follow the platform’s terms and conditions. The Terms set forth in this document govern the relationship between the User and GCRW, and not another Host and GCRW. The decision to resolve any dispute, claim, or liability relating to any GCRW Products will be made by GCRW, and not the Host.



11.Ownership of Intellectual Property

The Content shared or generated through any GCRW Products is owned by GCRW in its entirety. We hold full right to create derivative Products or Content using any of it. Users are prohibited from infringing on GCRW’s intellectual property, copyright, or trademark rights as laid out by the Government of the United States or other countries where our Products or Content might be sold.

Reproducing any Content and using it for commercial or non-commercial purposes without the explicit written consent of GCRW is also prohibited. Paying a Fee and subscribing to our Products allows Users to access GCRW solely for their personal use.

Content Created Through User Feedback or Engagement

GCRW’s ownership of Content extends to any Content created through feedback provided by Users or their engagement with GCRW Products. This gives GCRW the right to create derivative works or additional services that can be sold worldwide in perpetuity. Users are not entitled to royalties, payments, or any other form of compensation for Products created by GCRW based on their engagement or feedback.

GCRW also certifies that unless otherwise noted, any Content created and uploaded on its platform including, but not limited to stories, blogs, videos etc. is fictitious and is not meant to offend any individual or group of individuals. Any resemblance to a person, living or dead, is purely coincidental.



12.Content on Other Platforms

Through its Products, GCRW might apprise users of additional products, services, or platforms that Users might find helpful. In such cases, GCRW might also provide direct links to websites of these products, services, and platforms. Users should note that GCRW is not responsible for these platforms’ adherence to local, regional, or national law. Further, any harm or damage caused to Users because of the use of these products is not the responsibility of GCRW. It is up to Users to do their own research before deciding whether or not to use them.



13. Disclaimer

The materials on the School’s website are provided 'as is'. GCRW makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties, including without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights. Further, the School does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.



14. Limitations

In no event shall the School 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 use the materials on the School’s website, even if the School or an authorized of the School has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

GCRW or its affiliates that have been involved in developing its Products will not be responsible for any damages results from the use of its Products. Such damages can include loss of data, financial losses, or negative impacts on health and wellbeing. Under no circumstances will the scope of liability be higher than the subscription fees you pay GCRW.



15.Indemnification of GCRW

Users agree to indemnify and hold harmless GCRW and its directors, employees, officers, and agents, from any and all claims, liabilities, expenses, including reasonable attorney fees and accounting expenses, that might result from their use of GCRW Products or violation of the Terms listed in this document.



16. Revisions and Errata

The materials appearing on the School’s website may include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. The School does not warrant that any of the materials on its web site are accurate, complete, or current. The School may make changes to the materials contained on its web site at any time without notice. The School does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.



17. Links

The School has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the School of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user's own risk.



18. Site Terms of Use Modifications

The School may revise these Terms of Use for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these Terms of Use.



19.Disputes and Arbitration

Legislature

The Terms listed in this document will be governed by the laws of the state of Minnesota. The only exemption to this condition is when U.S. federal law preempts Minnesota state law.

Arbitration Agreement

By agreeing to these Terms, Users agree that any dispute arising between them and GCRW will be resolved informally or through a small claims court. However, if a matter cannot be resolved through these means, it will be resolved through binding arbitration. The only exception to this will be when GCRW or the User is seeking injunctive or other equitable relief in a court to resolve a dispute involving copyrights, trade secrets, trademarks, logos, or intellectual property rights.

Notice of Arbitration and Opt-Out Clause

By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions, you agree that you will not initiate or participate in a class action lawsuit or class-wide arbitration against GCRW. Any controversy, disagreement, or dispute that arises between you and any representative of GCRW will be resolved through individual arbitration and shall be binding and final.

You have the option to opt-out of this clause by providing GCRW a written notice within the first thirty (30) days of using any of our Products. In order to exercise this right, you need to send an email to [email protected] stating your desire to do so. If you do not send an email within the first thirty (30) days of using our product, you explicitly agree that you do not have the right to trial by jury or the ability to act as a plaintiff or member of a class action lawsuit against GCRW.

Rules of Arbitration

The arbitration will be governed by the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”). AAA will arbitrate in accordance with Consumer Arbitration Rules and Commercial Arbitration Rules (“AAA rules”). For more information about these rules, please visit the AAA website (www.adr.com) or call AAA at 1-800-778-7879. A neutral arbitrator will arbitrate the matter, which will be governed by the Federal Arbitration Act.

Mechanics of Arbitration

The AAA’s rules will govern the mechanics of the arbitration process. A written notice must be provided to initiate it. The arbitration will solely focus on the matter being disputed and cannot be combined with anything else. It will be performed by a licensed practitioner who is a part of AAA’s list of approved arbitrators. The arbitrator will have the authority to arbitrate a part of or the entire dispute. Both parties involved in the dispute need to finalize who the arbitrator will be within seven days of delivery of the Demand of Arbitration (which needs to be submitted by the party initiating arbitration as per AAA guidelines). Failure to do will result in AAA appointing an arbitrator. The decision made by the arbitrator will be final and binding. The arbitrator will provide a written explanation of the decision, which will include details of the arbitration award.

Location of Arbitration

If the arbitration claim is $10,000 or less, the proceeding will take place solely based on documents provided by both parties. Unless the arbitrator decides otherwise, neither party will be required to appear for an in-person meeting or telephonic hearing. If an in-person hearing is requested by the arbitrator, he or she will decide a place for the hearing that is convenient to all parties involved. If the claim is great than $10,000 the arbitrator will decide the most convenient path forward, which could include electronic exchange of information, a telephonic hearing, or an in-person hearing. The decision around the most appropriate medium of information exchange shall always be governed by AAA rules and guidelines.

Arbitration Fees

The AAA rules define what your portion of the AAA administrative fee and arbitration fee will be. The remaining amount will be paid by GCRW. However, if the arbitrator finds your claims to be frivolous (as measured in the standards set forth in the Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 11(b)), AAA rules will determine the fees that you need to pay.



20.General Terms and Conditions

GCRW reserves the right to transfer these Terms at any time to the extent it does not affect your rights under it. The User, however, does not have the right to transfer these terms at any point. The Terms listed in this document define the scope of the relationship between the User and GCRW. As such, they supersede any other agreement between the User and GCRW. Any exception, including waiver of these Terms needs to be provided by a legally authorized officer or representative of GCRW.

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