Mystery Mentorship Waiver

1064239 BC Ltd dba Ceremonie Spirit + Beauty Liability Waiver

Courses, workshops, gatherings, mentorships, retreats, and other events (herein referred to as “The Activities”) will be held online by Ceremonie Spirit + Beauty and Open Minds Performance (referred to herein as CEREMONIE.) 

1. Assumption of Risk

I expressly and voluntarily assume all risk while participating in the Activities or in any aspect of the Activities, whether or not caused by negligence of CEREMONIE, and any of its owners, directors, employees, representatives, agents, contractors or volunteers (collectively, the “Released Parties”). I understand that my use and enjoyment of any physical components within the Activities involves inherent risks, both those described herein and other risks, that are serious and that may involve dangers regardless of the care taken by CEREMONIE or the Released Parties. I realize my use and enjoyment and participation in the Activities require some degree of skill, coordination, and physical fitness. I understand that it is my responsibility to know where I am at in my physical condition and skill level, and I hereby assert that my participation in the use and enjoyment of the Activities is voluntary and that I knowingly assume all inherent risks of the Activities, both those described herein and others presently unknown.

2. Press Policy

I understand that, in order to ensure that participants feel that their privacy during Activities is protected, and to ensure a full and open interchange of ideas among participants, I agree that I will not post writings about my fellow apprentices or their stories or experiences. I agree to obtain prior written permission from CEREMONIE before including content pertaining to any experiences therein in articles in magazines, books, video interviews, etc. For clarity, posting to personal social media pages regarding your personal experiences as educational storytelling, taking care to use quotes and tag appropriate parties and giving credit where credit is due is allowed and in fact can be quite valuable to the longterm sustainability of our endeavor. Posting to blogs of companies that you are affiliated with or employed by but not the owner, or including writing or photos from our program in magazines or blogs other than your personal page is prohibited. If your personal and business account are merged, simply take care to not use our photos, quotes, or teachings for posts promoting your own goods or services. If in doubt about whether or not an intended post is honouring or appropriate, just ask! We are always available for open dialogue concerning ethics of sharing.

3. Photography + Other Forms of Content

By entering the Activites, I, and all participants, agree to the following terms, conditions, and guidelines for the use of any imagery obtained at during the Activities, including still photographs, videos, and other forms of content including written (hereinafter “CEREMONIE Content”). CEREMONIE monitors dissemination of participant related Content to ensure that Content is not used for any purpose other than “Personal Use,” and are not used for any other purpose, including without limitation, for advertising or commercial purposes. Participants of general courses, workshops, gatherings, and retreats may use CEREMONIE Content only for “Personal Use,” defined to include: (1) what is involved with their education with Ceremonie, (2) sharing with friends and family; (3) displaying on personal accounts, on photosharing and social networking websites, such as Instagram and Facebook (as long as the display of the CEREMONIE Content on these sites is not commercial or promotional in any manner and the account is not affiliated with any commercial enterprise.

    Apprentices within the Mentorship program may use CEREMONIE Content only for “Personal Use”, defined to include: (1) what is involved with their mentorship (2) for discussion among other apprentices in the same mentorship module(s).

    I understand and accept that I may not make use of CEREMONIE Content without prior written permission from CEREMONIE other than personal use (as defined above). I understand that I have no right to sell, transfer, alter, plagiarize or appropriate, license, or sublicense my CEREMONIE Content to any other party and I agree to inform anyone to whom I give any CEREMONIE Content that it can only be used for Personal Use. I understand that I may not use or allow to be used any CEREMONIE Content in any media article, newspaper article, video, blog, advertisement or promotional materials, except with the prior written consent of CEREMONIE. I understand that if I record CEREMONIE Content with the intention to utilize it for non-personal use, I will be trespassing, and that trespassers have no rights to any use of CEREMONIE Imagery, and CEREMONIE reserves the right to take any necessary action against trespassers.

4. Participant / Model Release

CEREMONIE does record programs, using authorized photographers/videographers. When you enter a CEREMONIE program, photography, audio, and video recording by CEREMONIE may occur. By attending the apprenticeship, you hereby assign to CEREMONIE the irrevocable and unrestricted right to use and publish, display, exhibit or reproduce photographs or recordings in which you may be included for editorial, trade, advertising, educational and any other purpose and in any manner or medium that CEREMONIE designates and to alter the same without restriction. The apprentice releases all claims to profits that may arise from use of any images. The apprentice agrees to release CEREMONIE, its officers, agents, representatives and employees, and each and all persons involved, from any liability connected with CEREMONIE’S’ taking, recording, digitizing, publication and use of interviews, photographs, video and/or or sound recordings at the Activities.

5. Medical Advice

The Activities essentially provides an online space where persons can share ideas, information and skills with others and learn and grow together.  I understand that ALL activities are simply offerings, and I am under no obligation to partake in anything that I am not comfortable with for any reason. Furthermore, it is my own responsibility to check in with a qualified health care professional with any questions I may have about whether or not to participate in any of the activities, and to seek professional advice regarding participation in any herbalism based activities or culinary offerings. CEREMONIE claims no responsibility or liability for any of the activities, and I hereby release CEREMONIE and all of the Released Parties for any discomfort, hardship, or injuries that I may sustain relating to any of the Activities or offerings.

6. Medical Waiver and Release

I assume all responsibility for the decisions I make concerning my health care or in response to suggestions, recognizing that (a) no claims are made about herbal medicine, lifestyle changes, nutritional, dietary recommendations to treat or cure any medical condition, (b) there is no applied or stated guarantee of success or effectiveness of any specific plan or treatment, and (c) I am free to act on or disregard the recommendations of wellness or first aid personnel at the Activities. I consent to have medical treatment that may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident, and/or illness during the Activities, and I agree to be responsible for the payment for all costs of emergency medical care and transportation. I hereby release CEREMONIE, the Released Parties and any and all persons participating in the provision of wellness, first aid or any medical treatment to me at the Activities from any responsibility or liability relating to access to first aid, providing suggestions to me concerning first aid, for my decisions about what type of wellness, first aid or medical aid to use, and for any emergency first aid that is provided to me.

7. Release and Waiver of Liability

I release and discharge the Released Parties from any and all liability, claims, demands or causes of action that I may hereafter have for any injuries, damages or death arising out of my participation in the Activities. I do hereby release, waive, discharge, and covenant not to sue the Released Parties and hold them harmless from liability for any and all claims arising from my use and enjoyment of the Activities, including any injury resulting from the ordinary negligence of the Released Parties.

8. Indemnification

I further agree to hold harmless, defend and indemnify the Released Parties from any judgment, costs, damages, including investigation costs, attorneys’ fees, expert fees, and related trial, litigation, arbitration, and/or mediation costs and expenses, relating to any and all claims made against CEREMONIE or any of the Released Parties relating to any conduct by me during the Activities.

9. Refund Policy

As stated prior to registration and on, there are NO refunds, credits, exchanges, or registration transfers are given for any reason.

10. Force Majeure

CEREMONIE intends for us to meet and experience each other online. However, I agree that CEREMONIE is not liable for acts of God, the weather, strikes, protests, wifi disruption, or actions taken by government agencies and similar causes, which may interfere with the Activities. I understand that tuition is non refundable even if the Activities is terminated early or cancelled, or entry conditions are modified, due to harsh weather, acts of nature, governmental regulation, the failure to obtain required governmental permits, or other conditions beyond CEREMONIE’s control.

11. Acknowledgements and Additional Agreements

I acknowledge and/or agree as follows:

  • I possess sufficient physical fitness and coordination to enable safe use and enjoyment of the Mentorship and its Activities.

  • I assume the risk of all of my medical conditions (e.g. asthma, diabetes, anaphylaxis, epilepsy, heart disease, allergies, sensitivities, or high blood pressure).

  • CEREMONIE encourages me to get medical clearance prior to use and enjoyment of the Mentorship.

  • I will cease use of the physical activities within the Mentorship if there is discomfort such as faintness, shortness of breath, high anxiety, or chest pains.

  • I agree to abide by all safety-related rules while using and enjoying the Mentorship and the and to attempt only such use as I feel capable of performing safely.

  • I understand the importance of rules and agree to follow all instructions, guidance, and warnings given by CEREMONIE and its duly authorized representatives.

  • I acknowledge that CEREMONIE has the authority to terminate my participation in the Activities if it is deemed a physical, emotional or psychological danger or harm to CEREMONIE, others or me.

  • Furthermore, as CEREMONIE is a private business, CEREMONIE reserves the right to refuse individuals admittance to the program if there is any indication that the individual(s) is not a good fit for the program.

12. General

I confirm that these rules, liability waiver, and indemnification provisions supersede any and all previous, oral or written promises, or agreements regarding the subject matter hereof (including any statements made on the CEREMONIE website) and understand that this is the entire agreement between me and the Released Parties as to the subject matter hereof and cannot be modified or changed in any way except in a writing signed by an authorized representative of CEREMONIE. I expressly agree that the foregoing rules, liability waiver, and indemnification provisions are intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by the laws of Canada and that if a portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall continue in full legal force and effect. I agree that by signing below, I accept the terms of these Terms and Conditions, my act of accepting thereby shall confirm that I have read and understand these Terms and Conditions, and that I agree to all of its terms.

13. Late Enrolment

Late enrolling apprentices: I will be expected to catch up on missed lessons and homework independently without additional instruction from CEREMONIE (there will be replay link(s) of missed lesson(s) available for me to access), and without taking up space during lessons on already covered content, and that tuition will not be prorated.

14. Payment Plan Agreement

For the payment plans for the Mystery Mentorship modules, by this contract, the Client agrees to pay for the Mystery Mentorship services rendered by 1064239 BC Ltd DBA Ceremonie, hereafter referred as the Company, by the following schedule in exchange for the purchased Mystery Mentorship Module(s)’ content.

By this agreement, it is agreed that a payment of the [designated amount] will be rendered to the Company every month for the next [specify number of months] until the total of the payment required, which is [specify] has been delivered. The first payment will start upon enrolment in the Mystery Mentorship Module(s), and will end after the determined number of payments, 30 days apart, based on the payment plan option purchased.

If, under whatever circumstances the Client’s credit card changes, Client must contact the Company immediately with updated credit card details. This agreement is binding, and failure to meet its terms will allow the Company to take certain recourse.

15. Non-Negotiables

I understand that there are parameters within the program to support a safe, inclusive, and effective environment for the mentorship. They are:

  • I will follow the first principle of harming none.

  • I will follow the second principle of taking responsibility for my actions.

  • I will leave my ego at the door. This includes spiritual ego. No exceptions.

  • I understand that no part of the content is to be shared, reposted, resold, plagiarized, or appropriated.

  • I understand that this is a safe mentorship program. Any form of sexism, trans/homo/queerphobia, xenophobia/racism, fragility, or other forms of harmful intolerance, will not be endured and if exhibited, I understand that I will be asked to leave the program and NO refunds will be provided.

  • I understand that this space has zero tolerance for spiritual bypassing, including bypassing of racism.

  • I will show up to my lessons and practices sober.

  • I will follow the guidelines that are covered in the Syllabus