Last updated 2 January 2021
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Please read these Terms carefully before signing up for membership. Please also refer back to these Terms from time to time, as they will continue to apply to your membership. By signing up for membership you are confirming that you have read the Terms and agree to be bound by them.
In these Terms “we”, ”us”, ”our” means Conscious Beauty Union; “you”, “your”, “yours” means you, the client.
1. MEMBERSHIP TERM
Conscious Beauty Union offers different levels of membership, details of which can be found on the membership page of our website. Individual members must be at least 18 years of age and the Conscious Beauty Union reserves the right to refuse any application for membership or renewal.
Annual Associate, Premium and VIP Membership terms are for a 12 month period from the date of acceptance by Conscious Beauty Union and, unless cancelled in accordance with the provisions below, will be automatically renewed for consecutive periods of 12 months from the expiry date and each year after it.
Monthly Associate and Premium Memberships are for one calendar month from the date of acceptance by Conscious Beauty Union. You shall not be entitled to bring this contract to an end during the initial period of your membership. At the end of the initial period you can choose: (i) to continue with your membership on a rolling monthly basis or (ii) not renew your membership and allow it to expire. Monthly renewal of membership will occur on the same day of every month, from the date of acceptance.
Friend (free) memberships do not expire until terminated.
2. MEMBERSHIP FEES
The membership application form sets out the membership fee payable by you during the initial term. The membership fee for each renewal term will be the same as the membership fee payable during the initial term unless it is varied by Conscious Beauty Union. We reserve the right to review and change membership fees periodically. Once your initial contract period has come to an end, if you choose to continue with your membership (i.e. by continuing on a rolling monthly basis), the membership fee will be charged at the new rate starting the following month.
When we vary membership fees, we will provide not less than 60 days’ notice to members. The new membership fee will be effective from the start of the next renewal term to commence after the date of the notice.
Membership fees are non-refundable.
3. MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS
You are granted the member benefits during the term of your membership, according to your level of membership. The list of member benefits for each membership is set out on our home page.
The benefits offered to members may change. When this occurs, we will update the information on our website.
4. CODE OF CONDUCT
As a member of the Conscious Beauty Union, we expect you to:
- Support Conscious Beauty Union’s published aims and objectives by sharing expertise with other members and partners through attending events, contributing to insight opportunities and participating in activities and initiatives (where appropriate);
- Keep all contact information up to date to ensure that listings on the Conscious Beauty Union website are accurate;
- Contribute to the development of the Conscious beauty community through open dialogue with the Conscious Beauty Union;
- Act professionally, courteously and responsibly at all Conscious Beauty Union events and in our member forums;
- Represent Conscious Beauty Union in your capacity as a member;
- Keep up with industry guidelines and practices;
- Continue to uphold the high standards for which the conscious beauty industry demands.
If you are in breach of the clauses set out in these Terms then we reserve the right to terminate your membership immediately, without refund.
5. NON-PAYMENT OF MEMBERSHIP FEES
If your membership fees become overdue, we reserve the right to refuse you access to our Conscious Beauty Union website members zone and Conscious Beauty Chats.
If you have pre-paid for a webinar, event or Masterclass, but have allowed your membership to expire, you will still be allowed to attend the webinar, event or Masterclass.
Should you default on payments to us (after we have tried to collect payment twice), you will cease to be a member.
6. CANCELLATION OF MEMBERSHIP
Members can cancel their membership via their ‘Manage My Account’ page, up until the day of renewal.
7. END OF MEMBERSHIP
You can terminate your membership in the Conscious Beauty Union at any time. If we terminate your membership or you choose to end your membership with us, you must immediately remove the Conscious Beauty Union members badge from any publicity material, website and/or other medium on which you have included it.
As a consequence of ceasing to be a member, you will no longer have any access to the benefits offered by the membership.
8. SPONSORED CONTENT
You acknowledge that:
- we may receive from marketers free products that we review or discuss in our content and
- we may receive compensation in connection with advertisement or stories regarding run advertisements or stories on our sites concerning some of those products or companies that sell them (and other products sold by such companies) for which we sometimes receive compensation.
9. SECURITY AND PASSWORDS
One of the benefits of membership is enhanced access to the Member Zone. Upon registering as a member, you will provide a unique email address and password for log-in details. You agree to keep this password confidential and will not disclose or share it with anyone. Please note that you will be responsible for activities and orders that occur or are submitted under your password.
If you know or suspect that someone else knows your password you are responsible for notifying us immediately. Access to the membership area of our website is for named individuals only and is password protected. Password and login details are non-transferable; anyone found sharing their password and login details will have their membership immediately terminated without refund of fees.
10. HOW WE CAN CONTACT EACH OTHER
By you: Any written notice or enquiry/feedback should be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may change or cancel a booking by email.
11. OUR WEBSITE
We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.
We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content or functionality on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you, or offer refunds, if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.
The text, content, graphics, videos, logos, artwork, and other intellectual property appearing on Conscious Beauty Union are owned, controlled or licensed by us and are protected by copyright, trademark and other intellectual property law rights. All right, title and interest in and to our content remains with us at all times.
- you shall not use, sell, modify, or distribute our content;
- you shall not create derivative works from our content or commercially exploit our content, in whole or in part, in any way; and
- you shall use our content for lawful purposes only.
The Conscious Beauty Union reserves all other rights.
12. BOOKING WEBINARS OR EVENTS
The cost of each webinar or event will be shown clearly on our events webpage. All webinars and events included in your membership type will have no cost attributed to them. Bookings for webinars and events can be made once they are available on our website and can be made by following the appropriate links on our website. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have made your booking and (where relevant) submitted payment correctly.
13. CHANGING OR CANCELLING YOUR BOOKINGS AND FAILURE TO ATTEND
Booking fees for recorded events are non-refundable except in exceptional circumstances. If you are unable to attend, you, along with those who were able to attend, will be sent a link to access the recorded material to watch at a more suitable time. You are entitled to watch recordings an unlimited number of times.
If you believe your circumstances are exceptional, please contact us on email@example.com to discuss.
For live and/or unrecorded events, you may change or cancel your booking, without charge, up to 48 hours before the start of the webinar, event or masterclass that you have booked. We will re-credit your account through the payment method provided upon booking.
If you book onto a webinar, event or masterclass within 48 hours of its scheduled start time, there is no entitlement to change or cancel with a full refund. Any additional late cancellations or no-shows in any calendar month will not be entitled to a refund. If we discover an error in the prices quoted on the website we will inform you as soon as practicable and give you the option of reconfirming your order at the correct price or cancelling it.
14. IF WE CANCEL YOUR BOOKING
In the event that we cancel your purchased webinar, event or masterclass, we will make reasonable efforts to contact you by email or telephone to let you know. We will refund you the full amount to the payment method provided upon booking.
Admission to Conscious Beauty Union events and event venues may also be refused to any member or their guest at the discretion of Conscious Beauty Union.
We are not responsible for any loss or damage to property that may unforeseeably ensue from attending our webinars, events or masterclasses. Events, conferences or other services provided by third parties may be subject to terms and conditions of the respective third party. The Conscious Beauty Union disclaims any responsibility or liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the provision of any service by a third party.
16. OUR FORUMS
We want you to freely communicate in Conscious Beauty Union member forums, but we will not tolerate posts that:
- contain language which could be deemed offensive or is likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
- are obscene, pornographic or otherwise may offend human dignity;
- are abusive, insulting or threatening, or which promotes or encourages racism, sexism, hatred or bigotry;
- encourage any illegal activity including, without limitation, terrorism, inciting racial hatred or the submission of which in itself constitutes committing a criminal offence;
- is derogatory, defamatory or libellous;
- itself, or the posting of which, infringes any third party’s rights (including, without limitation, intellectual property rights and privacy rights).
If we find you in breach of these terms your posts will be immediately deleted. We have a zero tolerance policy on harassment and discrimination.
17. THIRD PARTY SITES
The Conscious Beauty Union website contains links to third party online resources. We do not endorse, approve or sanction (unless otherwise stated) nor are we responsible for any third party’s products, services, acts or omissions. There is no association or connection between us and the third party (unless otherwise stated) save for the provision of the link. We do not act in partnership with nor as agent for or on behalf of the third party to whom we provide links. Accordingly, neither party may incur any debt or liability on behalf of the other party.
If any part of these Terms is found by a court of competent jurisdiction or other competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable then such part will be severed from these Terms, the remainder of which will continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.
18. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
These Terms together with our disclaimer and any policies we have in force from time to time constitute the entire agreement between us and you and shall have effect to the exclusion of any other memorandum, agreement, or understanding of any kind, whether oral or written, between us and you.
19. THIRD PARTY RIGHTS
These Terms constitute a contract between you and us. No other person shall have the right to enforce any of these Terms.
20. VARIATION OF TERMS
Conscious Beauty Union reserves the right to vary these terms (including the documents referred to in them) from time to time. We will make you aware of any variations that we make.
Nothing in these terms excludes or limits either party’s liability for fraud, death or personal injury caused by negligence or for any other act which cannot be excluded or limited by law. Subject to the foregoing, the Conscious Beauty Union shall not in any event be liable to pay compensation or damages to you (for whatever reason such compensation or damages may be due) in relation to these terms or the rights granted under them, greater than the amount of the membership fees received by the Conscious Beauty Union in the particular year of the term to which the action or claim relates.
22. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and the parties hereby agree to submit the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.