These Terms and Conditions, together with any and all other documents referred to herein, set out the terms of service under which you may use this website, couplescoachingonline.com (“Our Site”). Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully and ensure that you understand them. [Your agreement to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions is deemed to occur upon your first use of Our Site] AND/OR [You will be required to read and accept these Terms and Conditions when signing up for an Account]. If you do not agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions, you must stop using Our Site immediately.
Definitions and Interpretation
In these Terms of Service, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following Meaning.
“Account”- refers to an account required for a “User” to access certain areas of “Our Site”.
“User” – is any person visiting or using the services provided by “Our Site”
“The Site” or “Our Site”- is the online website couplescoachingonline.com
“I”, “my”– refers to myself Alex Barinov.
“We” or “Our”- refers to the online website couplescoachingonline.com
“Blog”- Means a blog hosted on Out Site, created by a User, containing Post(s) submitted by that User;
“Post” – Means a post created by myself or a “User” in a Blog on Our Site;
1. The Terms of Service
The following are the Terms of Service (the “Agreement”) for the access and use of this website couplescoachingonline.com (collectively known as the “Our site” or “The site”) by any person (“User”, “Client” or “you”). The site may be provided, be accessible or be available via multiple websites, devices, Sites and other means, whether owned and/or operated by Us or by third parties, including, without limitation, the website couplescoachingonline.com
The site may be used among other things to facilitate the sharing of (a) information delivered specifically to you, and (b) general information and content which is publicly available and not transmitted to you personally.
When the terms “we”, “our” or similar are used in this Agreement, they refer to anyone that owns and operates “The Site”.
The Site enables you to communicate with myself for the purpose of sharing of information about your relationship, health, well-being and life situation or any other topic you may feel you need to express at the time, or any other input, benefit or service (not considered Counsellor services). Nothing in the Site constitutes advice on which you should rely, it is provided for general information purposes only.
While WE may try to give you Our opinion on your situation from time to time, in Our sole discretion, you acknowledge that WE do not represent a therapist, psychotherapist, and do not guarantee the licensure or certification of such competence, nor We are professionals in the area.
You agree, confirm and acknowledge that although WE may provide you with health, life and relationship information specifically to you through Our Site, WE cannot guarantee Our advice is right and suitable for your needs. “Our site” is not intended to provide Medical care, Mental health services, counsellor services or other professional services. It is up to you to consider and decide whether these services are appropriate for you or not.
You agree, confirm and acknowledge that you are aware of the fact that ‘Our’ advice is not a substitute for a face-to-face examination and/or session by a licensed qualified professional. You should never rely on or make health or well-being decisions which are primarily based on information provided as part of Our service. Furthermore, WE strongly recommend that you will consider seeking advice by having an in-person appointment with a licensed and qualified professional. Never disregard, avoid, or delay in obtaining Medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare counsellors, by face-to-face appointment, because of information you receive through Our Site.
The Site is not intended for the diagnosis, including information regarding which drugs or treatments may be appropriate for you, and you should disregard any such advice if delivered through this Site.
You are advised to exercise a high level of care and caution in the use of The Site. If you are thinking about suicide or if you are considering to take actions that may cause harm to you or to others or if you are suffering or if you feel any other person may be in danger or if you have a Medical emergency, you must immediately call the emergency service number (999 in the UK) and notify the relevant authorities. You acknowledge, confirm and agree that The Site is not designed for use in any of the aforementioned cases.
The Site may contain other content, products or services which are offered or provided by third parties (“Third Party Content”), links to Third Party Content (including but not limited to links to other websites) or advertisements which are related to Third Party Content. You confirm and acknowledge that WE have no responsibility over any such Third Party Content, including (but not limited to) any related products, practices, terms or policies, and that WE will not be liable for any damage or loss caused by any Third Party Content.
In case you make a payment through the site, this payment is made to Couples Coaching Online.
2. Access to The Site
Access to the site is free of charge. It is your responsibility to make any and all arrangements necessary in order to access Our Site.
Access to Our Site is provided “as is” and on an “as available” basis. WE may alter, suspend or discontinue The Site (or any part of it) at any time and without notice. WE will not be liable to you in any way if Our Site (or any part of it) is unavailable at any time and for any period.
Certain parts of Our Site may require an Account in order to access them. You may not create an Account if you are under 18 years of age. When creating an Account, the information you provide must be accurate and complete. If any of your information changes at a later date, it is your responsibility to ensure that your Account is kept up-to-date.
WE [require] or [recommend] that you choose a strong password for your Account, consisting of a combination of lowercase and upper letters numbers and symbols. It is your responsibility to keep your password safe. [ You must not share your Account with anyone else]. If you believe your Account is being used without your permission, please contact Us immediately at [email protected]. WE will not be liable for any unauthorised use of your Account.
4. Intellectual Property Rights
With the exception of the content of Blogs and Posts, all Content on Our Site and the copyright and other intellectual property rights subsisting in that Content, unless specifically labelled otherwise, belongs to or has been licensed by Us. All Content (including the content of Blogs and Posts) is protected by applicable United Kingdom and international intellectual property laws and treaties.
Subject to the license granted by Us, users retain the ownership of copyright and other intellectual property rights subsisting in the content of their Blogs, Posts and Comments (unless any part of that content is owned by a third party who has given their express permission for their material to be used).
For personal use (including research or private study) only, you may: access, view and use Our Site; download Our Site (or any part of it) for caching; print [one copy of any] page [s] from Our Site; download, copy, clip, print, or otherwise save extras from pages on Our Site; save pages from Our Site for later and/or offline viewing; and view and use other Users’ Blogs, Posts and Comments.
You may not use any Content (including Blogs, Posts and Comments) downloaded, copied, clipped, printed or otherwise saved from Our Site for commercial purposes without first obtaining a license to do so from Us, or the relevant User, as appropriate [This does not prohibit the normal access, viewing and use of Our Site for general information purposes whether by business users or consumers].
You may not systematically copy Content from Our Site with a view of creating or compiling any form of comprehensive collection, compilations, directory, or database unless given Our express permission to do so.
Our status as the owner and author of the content on Our Site (or that of identified licensors or Users, as appropriate) must always be acknowledged.
Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits or excludes the fair dealing provisions of Chapter III of the Copyrights, Designs and Patents Act 1988 ‘Acts Permitted in Relation to Copyright Works’, covering in particular the making of temporary copies; research and private study; the making of copies for text and data analysis for non-commercial research; criticism, review, quotation and news reporting; caricature, parody or pastiche; and the incidental inclusion of copyright material.
Blogs, Posts and Comments
An Account is required if you wish to create a Blog, submit Posts, and/or Comments on other Users’ Blogs and Posts.
You agree that you will be solely responsible for your Blog(s) and Posts and for any Comments you make anywhere on Our Site. Specifically, you agree, represent and warrant that you have the right to use the content that you submit and that your Blog(s), Posts, or Comments comply with Our Acceptable Usage Policy.
You agree that you will be liable to Us and will, to the fullest extent permissible by law, indemnify Us for any breach of the warranties given by you. You will be responsible for any loss or damage suffered by Us as a result of such breach.
You (or your licensors, as appropriate) retain ownership of the content of your Blog(s), Posts and Comments, and all intellectual property rights subsisting therein. When you create a Blog, Post, or Comments you grant Us an unconditional, non-exclusive, fully transferable, royalty-free, perpetual, [irrevocable,] worldwide licence to use, store, archive, syndicate, publish, transmit, adapt, edit, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works from, display, perform and sub-licence the content of your Blog, Post or Comments for the purposes of operating or promoting Our Site.
We may reject, reclassify, or remove any Blogs, Posts or Comments from The Site where their content, in Our sole opinion, violates the Acceptable Usage Policy, or if WE receive a complaint from a third party and determine that the Blog, Post or Comments in question should be removed as a result.
Use of Other Users’ Blogs, Posts and Comments
The content of Blogs, Posts, and Comments on Our Site and the copyright and other intellectual property rights subsisting therein, unless specifically labelled otherwise, belongs to or has been licensed by the User identified along with the Blog, Post, or Comments in question. All such content is protected by applicable United Kingdom and international intellectual property laws and treaties.
You may copy and share (re-blog) [parts of] other Users’ [Posts] AND/OR [Comments] within Our Site, provided that the original User is credited. [Our system does this automatically]. [If you wish to re-use another User’s content in any other way, you must contact the User directly and obtain their express permission to do so.]
[Nothing in these Terms and Conditions limits or excludes the fair dealing provisions of Chapter III of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 ‘Acts Permitted in Relation to Copyright Works’, covering in particular the making of temporary copies; research and private study; the making of copies for text and data analysis for non-commercial research; criticism, review, quotation and news reporting; caricature, parody or pastiche; and the incidental inclusion of copyright material.]
5. Acceptable Usage Policy
You may only use Our Site (including, but not limited to, the creation of Blogs, Posts, and Comments) in a manner that is lawful:
you must ensure that you comply fully with any and all applicable local, national and international laws and/or regulations; you must not use Our Site in any way, or for any purpose, that is unlawful or fraudulent; you must not use Our Site to knowingly send, upload, or in any other way transmit data that contains any form of virus or other malware, or any other code designed to adversely affect computer hardware, software, or data of any kind; and you must not use Our Site in any way, or for any purpose, that is intended to harm any person or persons in any way.
When creating Blogs, Posts, or Comments (or communicating in any other way using Our Site), you must not post, communicate, or otherwise do anything that:
[is sexually explicit]; obscene, deliberately offensive, hateful or otherwise inflammatory; promotes violence; promotes or assists in any form of unlawful activity; discriminates against, or is in any way defamatory of, any person, group or class of persons, race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; is intended or otherwise likely to threaten, harass, annoy, alarm, inconvenience, upset, or embarrass another person;
is calculated or is otherwise likely to deceive; is intended or otherwise likely to infringe (or threaten to infringe) another person’s right to privacy or otherwise uses their personal data in a way that you do not have a right to; misleadingly impersonates any person or otherwise misrepresents your identity or affiliation in a way that is calculated to deceive (obvious parodies are not included within this definition provided that they do not fall within any of the other provisions of this clause;
implies any form of affiliation with Us where none exists; infringes, or assists in the infringement of, the intellectual property rights (including, but not limited to, copyright, patents, trademarks and database rights) of any other party; or is in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party including, but not limited to, contractual duties and duties of confidence.
Specifically, We may take one or more of the following actions:
suspend, whether temporarily or permanently, your Account and/or your right to access Our Site; remove any content submitted by you that violates this Acceptable Usage Policy; issue you with a written warning; take legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of any and all relevant costs on an indemnity basis resulting from your breach; take further legal action against you as appropriate; disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as required or as We deem reasonably necessary; and/or any other actions that We deem reasonably appropriate (and lawful).
We hereby exclude any and all liability arising out of any actions (including, but not limited to those set out above) that We may take in response to breaches of these Terms of Service.
Links to Our Site
You may link to Our Site provided that:
you do so in a fair and legal manner; you do not do so in a manner that suggests any form of association, endorsement or approval on Our part where none exists; you do not use any logos or trademarks displayed on Our Site without Our express written permission; and you do not do so in a way that is calculated to damage Our reputation or to take unfair advantage of it. [You may link to any page of Our Site.]
You may not link to Our Site from any other site the content of which contains material that:
[is sexually explicit] is obscene, deliberately offensive, hateful, or otherwise inflammatory; promotes violence; promotes or assists in any form of unlawful activity; discriminates against, or is in any way defamatory of, any person, group or class of persons, race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age; is intended or is otherwise likely to threaten, harass, annoy, alarm, inconvenience, upset, or embarrass another person; is calculated or is otherwise likely to deceive another person; is intended or is otherwise likely to infringe (or to threaten to infringe) another person’s privacy; misleadingly impersonates any person or otherwise misrepresents the identity or affiliation of a particular person in a way that is calculated to deceive (obvious parodies are not included in this definition provided that they do not fall within any of the other provisions of this clause);
implies any form of affiliation with Us where none exists; infringes, or assists in the infringement of, the intellectual property rights (including, but not limited to, copyright, trademarks and database rights) of any other party; or is made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party including, but not limited to, contractual duties and duties of confidence.
Links to Other Sites
Links to other sites may be included on Our Site. Unless expressly stated, these sites are not under Our control. We neither assume nor accept responsibility or liability for the content of third-party sites. The inclusion of a link to another site on Our Site is for information only and does not imply any endorsement of the sites themselves or of those in control of them.
We may feature advertising on Our Site and We reserve the right to display advertising on your Blog. You agree that you will not attempt to remove or hide any advertising using HTML/CSS or by any other method.
We are not responsible for the content of any advertising on Our Site. [Google Adsense is responsible for the content of advertising material. We will not be responsible for any advertising on Our Site including, but not limited to, any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions.]
6. Further Disclaimer of Warranty
You hereby release us and agrees to hold us harmless from any and all causes of action and claims of any nature resulting from the provider services in “ our Site”, including (without limitation) any act, omission, opinion, response, advice, suggestion, information and/or service of any mental health professional or any other provider in a field requiring licensure and/or certification.
You agree, confirm and acknowledge that we do not review, recommend, endorse, evaluate or provide any guarantee, representation or warranty, including without limitation any qualifications, expertise, claims or background of Us as a provider; myself as the provider of services (whether through The Site or not) including without limitation any opinion, response, advice, recommendation, information or any other content written or said; the content and the substance which are part of our services; any other content or information posted on the Site or through the Site; the validity, accuracy, availability, completeness, safety, legality, security, privacy, quality or applicability of the Site services.
You agree, confirm and acknowledge that the Site is provided “as is” and therefore you will not have any claim or demand against us. The use of the Site is at your sole risk. To the fullest extent of the law, we expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether expressed or implied, including but not limited to merchantability, non-infringement, security, fitness for a particular purpose or accuracy.
Any consultation with myself via the Site cannot and does not replace a meeting with a professional. You are encouraged to verify the information provided by Us. Any reliance on such information is done at your full and sole risk and liability.
We do not assume and will not be liable for: (a) the accuracy or availability of The Site or any part of The Site; or (b) any damages, harm or injury arising from or related to The Site, our services or any information provided through The Site.
In the event of a dispute regarding any transaction conducted via The Site, you hereby relieve Us from all manner of actions, claims or demands and from any and all losses (direct, indirect, incidental or consequential), damages, costs or expenses, including, without limitation, court costs and attorneys’ fees, which you may have against one or more of the above.
7. Limitation of Liability
You agree, confirm and acknowledge that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive or exemplary damages.
You further agree, confirm and acknowledge that our aggregate liability for damages arising with respect to this agreement and any and all use of the site will not exceed the total amount of money paid by you through the site in the 3 months period prior to the date of the claim.
We explicitly disclaim any liability with respect to any claim, suit or action made by ourselves as a provider, whether relating to services or not, in connection with your payment for our services or otherwise. You agree, confirm and acknowledge to indemnify, defend and hold us harmless with respect to any such claim.
If the applicable law does not allow the limitation of liability as set forth above, the limitation will be deemed modified solely to the extent necessary to comply with applicable law.
This section (limitation of liability) shall survive the termination or expiration of this Agreement.
8. Your account, representations, conduct and commitments
You hereby confirm that you are at least 18 years old of age. You hereby confirm that you are legally able to enter into a contract.
You hereby confirm and agree that all the information that you provided in or through Our Site, and the information that you will provide in or through The Site in the future, is accurate, true, current and complete. Furthermore, you agree that during the term of this Agreement you will make sure to maintain and update this information, so it will continue to be accurate, current and complete.
You agree, confirm and acknowledge that you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and any other security information related to your account (collectively “Account Access”). WE advise you to change your password frequently and to take extra care in safeguarding your password.
You agree to notify Us immediately of any unauthorised use of your Account Access or any other concern for breach of your account security.
You agree, confirm and acknowledge that WE will not be liable for any loss or damage that incurred as a result of someone else using your account, either with or without your consent and/or knowledge.
You agree, confirm and acknowledge that you are solely and fully liable and responsible for all activities that are made by using your Account Access. You further acknowledge and agree that we will hold you liable and responsible for any damage or loss incurred as a result of the use of your Account Access by any person whether authorised by you or not, and you agree to indemnify Us for any such damage or loss.
You agree and commit not to use the account or Account Access of any other person for any reason.
You agree and confirm that your use of the Site is for your own personal use only and that you are not using either Our Site services on behalf of any other person or organisation.
You agree and commit not to interfere with or disrupt, or attempt to interfere with or disrupt, any of Our systems, services, servers, networks or infrastructure, or any of the Site’s systems, services, servers, networks or infrastructure, including without limitation obtaining unauthorised access to the aforementioned.
You agree and commit not to make any use of The Site for the posting, sending or delivering of either of the following: (a) unsolicited email and/or advertisement or promotion of goods and services; (b) malicious software or code; (c) unlawful, harassing, privacy invading, abusive, threatening, vulgar, obscene, racist or potentially harmful content; (d) any content that infringes a third party right or intellectual property; (e) any content that may cause damage to a third party; (f) any content which may constitute, cause or encourage a criminal action or violate any applicable law.
You agree and commit not to violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, statute, ordinance, rule, regulation or ethical code in relation to your use of The Site and your relationship with us as a coach.
If you receive any file from Us or from this Site, whether through Our Site or not, you agree to check and scan this file for any virus or malicious software prior to opening or using this file.
You will indemnify Us, defend Us, and hold Us harmless from and against any and all claims, losses, causes of action, demands, liabilities, costs or expenses (including, but not limited to, litigation and reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses) arising out of or relating to any of the following: (a) your access to or use of The Site; (b) any actions made with your account or Account Access whether by you or by someone else; (c) your violation of any of the provisions of this Agreement; (d) non-payment for any of the services which were provided through Our Site; (e) your violation of any third party right, including ,without limitation, any intellectual property right, publicity, confidentiality, property or privacy right. This clause shall survive expiration or termination of this Agreement.
9. Fees and Payment
You confirm and agree that all payment related information that you provided and will provide in the future, to or through Our Site, are accurate, current and correct and will continue to be accurate, current and correct.
You confirm and agree to use only payment means (credit cards or others) which you are duly and fully authorized to use.
You agree that all current and future interactions (whether online or offline) between you and myself will be made, managed and billed through The Site.
If, for any reason, an interaction between you and myself is not made through The Site you agree that it will be billed through Our Site and that the standard Site Use Fees will be charged and delivered to Us even if the Site hasn’t been used for this interaction.
You agree to pay all fees and charges associated with your Account a timely basis and according to the fees schedule, the terms and the rates as published in the Site. Such fees and charges (including any taxes and late fees, as applicable) may be charged on your credit card. By providing Us with your credit card information you authorize Us to bill and charge you through that credit card. You agree to maintain valid credit card information in your Account information.
10. Modifications, Termination, Interruption and Disruptions to Our Site
You agree, confirm and acknowledge that WE may modify, suspend, disrupt or discontinue the Site, any part of the Site or the use of the Site, whether to all clients or to you specifically, at any time with or without notice to you. You agree and acknowledge that WE will not be liable for any of the aforementioned actions or for any losses or damages that are caused by any of the aforementioned actions.
For the removal of any doubt, WE may terminate or prevent your use of the Site and any services provided by through The Site at Our sole discretion for any reason and for any period of time.
The Site depends on various factors such as software, hardware and tool, either our own or those owned and/or operated by our contractors and suppliers. WE do not guarantee that the Site will be uninterrupted or that it will be secure, consistent, timely or error-free.
WE may provide notices or other communications to you regarding this agreement or any aspect of the Site, by email to the email address that we have on record, by regular mail or by posting it online. The date of receipt shall be deemed the date on which such notice is given. Notices sent to Us must be delivered by email to [email protected].
12. Important notes about our Agreement
THIS AGREEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ENTIRE AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND US. YOU CONFIRM THAT YOU HAVE NOT RELIED UPON ANY PROMISES OR REPRESENTATIONS BY US EXCEPT AS SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT.
WE may change this agreement by posting modifications on Our Site. Unless otherwise specified by Us, all modifications shall be effective upon posting. Therefore, you are encouraged to check the terms of this agreement frequently. The last update date of this agreement is posted at the bottom of the agreement. By using The Site after the changes become effective, you agree to be bound by such changes to the agreement. If you do not agree to the changes, you must terminate access to The Site and participation in its services.
We may freely transfer or assign this agreement or any of its obligations hereunder. The paragraph headings in this agreement are solely for the sake of convenience and will not be applied in the interpretation of this agreement. If any provision of this agreement is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, invalid, unenforceable, or otherwise contrary to law, the remaining provisions of this agreement will remain in full force and effect. To clear any doubt, all clauses regarding limitations of liabilities and indemnification shall survive the termination or expiration of this agreement.