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Student Release

I hereby agree to the following:

* I am participating in a Heart Fluency Training (the “Training”) of my own will and volition and voluntarily agree to all the terms and conditions of this Informed Consent and Release Agreement (“Agreement”). I am not under the influence of alcohol or drugs at this time and am sufficiently qualified and capable of participating in the Training and all Released Activities.

* I understand and agree that I will be solely and exclusively liable for all my acts and omissions at all sessions, meetings, and consultations related to any Trainings, including, but not limited to, at a Training event, through my private practice, and at an unaffiliated location.

* I acknowledge and agree that the Training is the exclusive intellectual property of Heart Fluency. (“HF”) (the “Intellectual Property”). I further understand that HF is the exclusive owner or licensee of all materials utilized in the Training including, but not limited to, all printed, audio, video, digital, online, and other materials (“Materials”). The Materials also include all duplicates, reproductions, and derivatives of the Materials, as well as any materials, research, books, articles, and other works of authorship, as well as products or services, created by HF and related to the Training (collectively, “Materials”). HF retains all rights in and to all Intellectual Property utilized or referenced in the Training and the Materials including, but not limited to, the copyrights in the Materials and all associated trademarks. No Materials or any portion thereof are sold or otherwise transferred and HF does not sell any title, ownership right, or interest in or to any of the Materials. I will not acquire any right of ownership, in whole or in part, in and to any of the Intellectual Property. Any goodwill that accrues to the Intellectual Property because of my use of the Intellectual Property will inure to the sole benefit of BP and become the sole property of HF.

* I agree that all personal information of any participant shared within the Training by any means is strictly and completely confidential. I shall not disclose any of this confidential information to any other person or entity under any circumstances. I shall not make any audio, video, audiovisual, or other recordings of any portion of the Training nor shall I duplicate, reproduce, distribute, publish, or discuss any of the confidential information contained in or related to the Training.

* HF shall not be liable or responsible for any unauthorized recording of the Training. I also agree that HF shall have no liability or responsibility for the use or exploitation of any unauthorized recordings.

* I understand that if at any time HF approves the recording of a Training, I hereby recognize my right to opt out of having any footage that includes my image being shared outside of the class by declaring "I opt out", and that this stipulation will be fully disclosed and discussed as early as possible in the first class. Otherwise, and when I declare "I opt in", I willingly grant to HF the right and permission to film, photograph, videotape and/or record me (including my image, picture, likeness and/or voice) and to use the resulting film, photographs, videotapes, digital imagery and/or recordings (collectively, the “Footage”), as edited or altered by HF in order
to create marketing and promotional materials, training materials and reports, or other work product created by or for the benefit of HF (“Work Product”).

* If I agree to participate in the Training as the subject of a demonstration, I am doing so voluntarily and at my own risk. I understand that the demonstration session may include questions about my personal trauma history and emotional, psychological, and physical symptoms I may be experiencing. I further understand that I am under no obligation to participate in the demonstration, that I may refuse to answer any question, and that I may pause or discontinue my participation in the demonstration at any time at my discretion. HF has no liability or responsibility for my participation or involvement in any demonstration and I accept that any result or no result may occur due to my participation or involvement.

* I understand that the primary purpose for participating and receiving the Training is educational — to observe and experientially learn how Heart Fluency principles are applied in practice so as to support my professional training and personal development.

* I will at all times indemnify and hold harmless HF, its officers, directors, agents, teachers, successors and assigns, from and against any and all claims, actions, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorney fees) related to my acts or omissions in providing services related to any Training.

* I understand and agree that all my sessions, meetings, and consultations with HF assistants, teachers and staff (“Providers”) are undertaken at my own risk and that HF does not monitor, control, influence, or regulate Providers. I hereby release HF and its related parties from any and all liability or responsibility for any acts or omissions of any Provider and any claims related thereto. I understand that HF makes no representations or warranties about the characteristics or quality of the services I may receive.

* If I wish to present Heart Fluency in a public format, I hereby agree and acknowledge that I must be an approved licensee of HF pursuant to a written license agreement. (Please contact Bruce Pardoe at bpardoe@asklove.org for more information.)

* In the event that HF or its authorized representatives or agents or the Training coordinator or faculty member requests that I discontinue my participation and involvement with the Training, I will immediately leave the Training and the premises upon which the Training is being held. If I withdraw from the Training, no refund shall be provided.

* I understand that my participation in or involvement with the Training (“Released Activities”) may present a health risk to me and/or, if I am pregnant or may be pregnant, to my unborn child. Illness, stress, and other periods of significant personal difficulty can present a health risk. If I may suffer from any health risk or be pregnant and elect to proceed with the Training I do so at my own risk. I accept full liability for my participation and involvement with the Training. If I withdraw from the Training due to any health risk or pregnancy, HC refund policy applies. I am aware of the risks that may result from, among other causes, the active or passive negligence of HC its officers, directors, employees, agents and contractors (collectively “Released Parties”), including without limitation the risk of negligent instruction, supervision, or training. I am voluntarily engaged in the Released Activities with the knowledge of the risks and assume any and all known and unknown risks of injury that may result from the Released Activities.

* I hereby release the Released Parties from all liability to me including my representatives, guardians, successors, assigns, heirs, children and next of kin for all liability from or related to this Agreement or to the Released Activities. This release includes, without limitation, damage caused by the active or passive negligence of any of the Released Parties. I bear sole responsibility for all loss.

* This Agreement is the only agreement between me and HF regarding my participation in the Training, supersedes any other similar agreement, and cannot be modified except in writing by HF signed by the parties electronically or otherwise. This Agreement will be binding upon me and my heirs, executors, administrators, and legal representatives. I acknowledge that I have carefully read this Agreement, understand its contents, and understands that this Agreement includes an assumption of risk and release of the Released Parties’ negligence and a release of their liability. Participant acknowledges that HC is materially relying on this waiver in allowing me to engage in the Released Activities.

* I hereby agree that any and all claims, disputes, demands, or actions of any kind whatsoever arising from or in connection with this Agreement and/or the Released Activities shall be submitted to binding arbitration in Nevada County, California, USA in accordance with the Arbitration Procedures of the American Arbitration Association. I further agree that in the event that any claim, suit, dispute, demand, or action is filed in a location other than Nevada County, California, it shall be moved to Nevada County, California at the option of the Released Parties. I further agree that this Agreement shall be interpreted and construed under the laws of California regardless of any principles of conflicts of law to the contrary.

* I agree to abide by all HF policies, procedures, and guidelines as posted on www.heartfluencuy.co m and www.asklove.org. These policies, procedures, and guidelines are subject to change without notice to me and will be updated on the website. I understand and agree that it is my responsibility to check the website for updates and that I am nonetheless bound by all such policies, procedures, and guidelines.

* This Agreement shall remain in full force and effect throughout my education and Training with Heart Fluency, and in perpetuity.

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for AskLove.org, a Project of the Hub for Direct Community Action
AskLove.org, a project of the Hub for Direct Community Action (“Company”) is dedicated to respecting the privacy of its visitors, customers, and users (“Members”) of AskLove.org (Site), as well as any other Company brands, features, products and services (“Services”). When Member visits and interacts with the Site and its Services Member may provide information about Member or Member’s opinions, and it is wise and prudent to be aware of the personal information that Member is sharing. Company understands this and Company has established this Privacy Policy (“Policy”) to explain how Company collects information from Member and how this information is used.



Who is Eligible to Use the Services



To use the Services, Members must be 13 years of age or older. If a Member is under age 18, Member may only use the Services with the supervision of a parent or legal guardian. By registering on the Site, Member represents and warrants that Member is not required to register as a sex offender with any local, state or federal government entity. No Member may participate where doing so would be prohibited by any applicable law or regulation.



Children and Safety



The Site and its Services are a general audience website for Members who are 13 years of age or older. The safety and privacy of children is extremely important to the Company and Company uses the safeguards described below to protect children.



Company’s registration process is designed to restrict children under age 13 from becoming Members of the Site and Service. If Company receives information suggesting that a Member of one of Company’s Site and Services is under age 13, Company requires the Member to provide evidence, the nature of which to be determined by the Company, confirming that the Member is at least 13 years old, and Company reserves the right to suspend the Member’s account while Company reviews the evidence and verifies the Member’s age. If the Member fails to provide such evidence within 48 hours, Company may terminate the User’s account and delete all personal information displaying on the Site and Services.




For more information about protecting Member’s privacy, please visit the Federal Trade Commission’s web site. In addition to the previously mentioned safeguards for the detection and removal of Members under the age of 18, parents may contact the Company directly by submitting an email to info@asklove.org so that Company can take steps to be in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA).




Company does not knowingly collect or solicit any information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow such persons to register for the Site and its Services. The Site and Services and its content are not directed at children under the age of 13. In the event that Company learns that Company has collected personal information from a child under age 13 without parental consent, Company will delete that information as quickly as possible. If Member believes that Company might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us by email at info@asklove.org.




Parents: If your child is under the age of 13 and has joined the Site and Services using a false age, please notify Company at info@asklove.org, and Company will terminate your child’s account and delete all personal information displaying on the Services. If you would like to know more about our site, stored information about your child, or how to terminate your child’s account, please send your request by email to info@asklove.org. Company will happily respond to all communications from parents with privacy questions or concerns.
Information Company Collects and How Company Uses That Information
Registration Information




When Member registers to become a Member, Member will be asked to provide Company with some personal information, which may include, without limitation, Member’s first and last name, gender, email address, a home or other physical address, (or country and city), profile picture, date of birth and other contact information (“Personal Information”). Member will also be required to select a password for accessing Member’s account. To complete the registration process, Company sends Member a validation message. Once Member receives the validation message, Member must follow the instructions so that Company can authenticate Member’s identity and registration.


The Company’s Use of Your Information




The Company uses certain of Member’s personal information to enable Member to interact, or to enhance Member’s experience, with the Services and their features. The Company allows Members to provide information to a personal profile that is accessible to other Members. Company publicly displays some of Member’s personal information, such as Member’s picture and name, in Member’s User Profile. To make searching and finding other Members on the Services easier, Company may allow Members to search for other Members using a first and last name or an email address.




All registered Members will be able to view any personal information that Member discloses in Member’s public profile, including, without limitation, Member’s photos and videos, which may include personal information (including responses to survey questions). For Member’s privacy and safety, Company strongly cautions Member to be careful with the posting of direct contact information in Member’s profile, such as Member’s email addresses, URLs, instant messenger IDs, phone numbers, full names, or mailing addresses. Company also strongly cautions Member NOT to share sensitive information (such as full names, social security numbers, credit card numbers, and driver’s license numbers) with other Members, or place such information in Member’s profile. Be aware that when Member publishes content or information on the Site and its Services, Member is allowing everyone, including non-Members and people off the Site and Services, to access that information and to associate it with Member.




Company uses Member’s profile information for the purposes of providing Company’s services to Member, such as to analyze demographics, to better personalize Company’s various offerings for Member and other Members, and to enable other Members to find Member’s profile. Company also uses Member’s email address to communicate with Member about the Site and Services and its features.




Information That Member Shares When Member Uses Company’s Site and Services
When Member uses Company’s Site and its Services, Company stores certain information that Member may actively or passively share or disclose, including Member’s User ID, name, location, email address, photos, videos, questions, stories, responses, comments and login information. When Member visits particular pages within the Site and its Services, Member may be allowed to customize features on those pages and Company may keep track of Member’s customized preferences. Company also uses various technologies to remember Member and create a more personalized experience for Member on the Site and Services, as detailed in the Clickstream Data, Cookies and Other Technology section below. Company also tracks Member’s use of the Site and Services, including the pages that member visits once Member is logged in, how much time is spent on each page, features that Member clicks on and other behavior. Company uses this information to improve Company’s Site and Services and may also share this information with third parties for the purposes of enhancing Member’s user experience.


Device Information, Cookies and Other Technology





Company receives different types of data from or about the computers, phones or other devices where Member installs or accesses Company’s Site and Services. Company may associate the information collected from Member’s different devices, which helps Company provide consistent Services across Member’s devices. Here are some examples of the device information the Company may collect:




  • • Attributes such as the operating system, hardware version, device settings, file and software names and types, battery and signal strength, and device identifiers.
  • • Device locations, including specific geographic locations, such as through GPS, Bluetooth, or WiFi signals.


  • • Connection information such as the name of Member’s mobile operator or ISP, browser type, language and timezone, mobile phone number and IP address.


A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent by Company’s Site and Services to Member’s Internet browser and stored on Member’s computer’s hard drive, and that delivers information about Member and Member’s activity on the Site and its Services. Pixel tags are tiny graphic files that can function in various ways (such as allowing Company to track how Member views an email that Company sends Member) and are commonly used in conjunction with cookies. Local storage is similar to a cookie but is instead located on Member’s browser and can store more information.


Like many other services, Company uses the information Company receives and technologies such as cookies, pixel tags and local storage to allow enhanced features, enable customizable content, and provide Member with the best possible user experience. Company may also share Member’s information and information collected from cookies, pixel tags and local storage with Company’s partners for the purposes of enhancing Member’s user experience, but not for marketing purposes.
Member can configure Member’s Internet browser, to accept all cookies, reject all cookies or notify Member before accepting a cookie. Many Internet browsers also allow Member to disable local storage or delete information contained in local storage. Each Internet browser is different, so check the “Help” menu of Member’s browser to learn how to change Member’s cookie preferences. If Member chooses not to accept cookies and/or to disable or delete local storage, be aware that Member may not be able to access and enjoy all the features of the Site and its Services.
Company may produce reports for advertisers that aggregate, in an anonymous manner, information about Member and other Site Members’ activity on the Site and its Services. For example, Company may report to advertisers the number of Members who clicked on a Tag, or the number of Members that visited different portions of the Site and Services. This information will not include Member’s personal information, or specify Member’s individual online usage patterns.
Information That Company Receives From Others
Certain websites that are not affiliated with the Company might place a code or other identifying user information in Member’s browser address when Member visits their websites. If Member visits the Site and Services after Member has visited one of those websites Company may store this identifying information from Member’s browser address.


How Company Responds to Do Not Track Signals


At this time, Company does not respond to Do Not Track Signals and similar mechanisms. Any such signal sent to Company’s Site and Services automatically by a web browser will not be recognized and no action will be taken. Member may exercise certain choices regarding online tracking at their discretion. Third party advertisers from other websites may be collecting information about Member behavior across different websites. The Company has no control over such third parties and their collection or use of such information.
Third Party Websites and Ad Servers
When using the Site and its Service, Member may encounter links to websites that are not owned, controlled or affiliated with the Company and/or ads delivered by third party ad servers. Please be aware that any third party websites and ad server ads that are found on the Site may use cookies, pixel tags, local storage and similar technologies. Company is not responsible for, or has any control over, the privacy policies of those third party websites and ad servers, and Company encourages Member to read the privacy policies of each and every website visited when linking directly from the Site.


Sharing With Third Party Partners and Customers


The Company works with third party companies who help Company provide and improve Company’s Services or who use advertising or related products, which makes it possible to operate the Company’s Site and Services and provide free services to people around the world.


Here are the types of third parties we can share information with about you: Advertising, Measurement and Analytics Services, Researchers (In Aggregate and Non-Personally Identifiable Information Only).


The Company wants any advertising to be as relevant and interesting as the other information Member finds on Company’s Site and through its Services. Any ads on Company’s Site and in its Services relate to sponsorships or specific issues discussed on the Site and its Services – for example as related to the use of Tags. Company does not share information that personally identifies Member (personally identifiable information is information like name or email address that can by itself be used to contact Member or identifies who Member is) with advertising, measurement or analytics partners.


Vendors, Service Providers and Other Partners.
Company transfers information to vendors, service providers, and other partners who globally support Company’s business, such as providing technical infrastructure services, analyzing how Company’s Site and Services are used, measuring the effectiveness of ads and services, providing customer service, facilitating payments, or conducting academic research, tracking results and surveys. These partners must adhere to strict confidentiality obligations in a way that is consistent with this Privacy Policy and the agreements Company enters into with them.


When using the Site and Services, Member may encounter links to websites that are not owned, controlled or affiliated with the Company and/or ads delivered by third party ad servers. Please be aware that any third party websites and ad server ads that are found on the Site and Services may use cookies, pixel tags, local storage and similar technologies. Company is not responsible for, nor does it have any control over, the privacy policies of those third party websites and ad servers, and Company encourages Member to read the privacy policies of each and every website visited when linking directly from the Site and Services. Company will not share Member’s Personal Information with any third parties except as Company discloses to Member under this Privacy Policy or as necessary to provide Member with the products and services offered by Company.


Sharing Your Content


Company allows Members to upload and share content to the Site and via its Services. Member stipulates that Member owns the content that Member posts on the Site and through its Services. For all content including that for which Member has intellectual property rights, including but not limited to photos, videos and written compositions, Member specifically gives Company the following permission: Member grants Company an unconditional, non-exclusive, transferable, sublicensable, royalty-free, worldwide and perpetual license to use any content that Member posts on or in connection with the Site and its Services. For example, Company may make commercial use of content in a product or offering and/or otherwise display Member’s User name and/or content on or in connection with endorsements of and/or advertisements promoting the Site and Services. This content license remains in perpetuity.


Surveys and Contests


At various times Company may offer Member the opportunity to participate in surveys and contests. Surveys may ask for Member’s contact, demographic or unique identifying information to increase the value of the results. Contests may require a review of Member’s contact information or other demographic or personal information to determine eligibility. The Company may use information collected from surveys and contests for the entertainment of Members, and to determine, identify and contact winners of various contests. In addition, Member’s demographic and/or personal information and responses to survey and contest questions may be used by the Company to provide offers or services specifically tailored to Member, as well as for research purposes.


Protection of the Company and Others
The Company may disclose Member’s personal information, clickstream data, cookies and information from other technologies if the Company is required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process. The Company may also disclose information about Member to law enforcement officers or others, in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (i) enforce Company’s Terms of Service; (ii) respond to claims that any posting or other content violates the rights of third-parties; (iii) respond to Member’s requests for customer service; or (iv) protect and defend the rights, property, or personal safety of the Company, its Members or the general public. (vi) to comply with legal process served on Company pursuant to a statutory demand, subpoena, warrant or court order (vii) to protect against fraudulent, abusive or unlawful use of the Site and Services, (viii) to enforce any contractual agreement between Member and Company.
Security and Data Retention


All personal information collected by the Company in connection with Member’s use of the Services and described in this Privacy Policy, including without limitation Member’s name, location, email address, photos and videos, friend connections, messages, comments, login information, IP address and other data, will be stored by the Company indefinitely. The Company uses industry standard security measures to prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under Company’s control. Although Company makes good faith efforts to store the information collected by the Company in a secure operating environment that is not available to the public, Company cannot guarantee complete security. Due to the open nature of the Internet, Company makes no assurances about Company’s ability to prevent any such loss, misuse, to Member or to any third party arising out of any such loss, misuse, or alteration. Also, while Company makes every reasonably acceptable effort to ensure the integrity and security of Company’s network and systems, Company cannot guarantee its absolute security or confidentiality or that Company’s security measures will prevent third-party “hackers” from illegally obtaining this information. Lastly, Company cannot and does not ensure the adequacy or performance of any security measures that may be undertaken by Site advertisers or other third parties that may have access to your personal information on or through the Site and

Services.

Updating or Removing Your Member Information or Opting Out


As a User, you may at any time choose to correct or update the information you have submitted to us. To change or update your information:


Log in to Member’s account on the Site and/or Services.


Click the “User Settings” or “User Profile” link.
Follow the instructions to change or edit any of the information there. As a User, Member also may at any time cancel Member’s account by sending an email to info@asklove.org. Account cancellation may take up to 5 business days. Member will receive no further communication directly from Company and Company will not share Member’s personal information with third parties. However, any content that Member may have posted on the Site and Services will remain in perpetuity. Member may still receive user generated email messages from Member’s friends inviting Member to join the Site and Services. Company may maintain backup copies of Member’s information and content indefinitely.


Member can select any available User ID Member wishes, except that Member’s User ID cannot be an impersonation, the same or confusingly similar to a famous trademark, or be a term that is offensive in any way. Company reserves the right to reject or remove any User ID that does not meet applicable standards.
Member is responsible for all activities or actions on the Site and Services that occur under Member’s User ID and password. Company urges Member to keep Member’s User ID and password in a safe place.
How Company Communicates With Member
The company communicates via email, surveys, contests and postings on the Site and Services with Members. If Member cancels Member’s account, thereafter the processing period Member will receive no further communications directly from Company. However, Member may still receive user generated email messages from Member’s friends inviting Member to join the Site and Services or information from third parties with whom Member’s information was shared prior to such cancellation in compliance with this privacy policy.


No Spam Policy


The Company is opposed to spam. The Company’s No Spam Policy and Terms of Service prohibit all Users from engaging in any activity on Company’s Site and Services involving spam. Violations of these prohibitions may result in immediate termination of service and legal action against the Member. The Company’s Terms of Service expressly prohibit Members from uploading, posting, emailing, transmitting or otherwise making available junk mail, commercial ads, or other form of commercial solicitation on the Site and its Services or through the Company’s services. A violation of Company’s spam policies and/or any unauthorized use of the Company’s computer systems could result in the violation of certain federal and state laws.


Change of Ownership


If the Company is restructured, merged, consolidated with, acquired by or transferred to a third party entity, Company reserves the right to transfer Member’s information to the new owner or a related company. If that ever happens, Company will notify Member and Member may choose to modify any of Member’s registration information at that time. However, Company may not be able to control how Member’s Personal Information is treated, transferred, or used in the event of the Company’s bankruptcy, insolvency, receivership, or comparable event.


Changes to This Privacy Policy

The Company reserves the right to update, add to, change, amend or modify this Privacy Policy, the Terms of Use and Company’s other policies and agreements at any time and in any manner. If Company makes any changes to this Privacy Policy or Company’s other policies and agreements, Company will post a notice about these changes on the Site and its Services, and Member’s continued use of the Site and its Services thereafter will signify Member’s agreement to such changes. If Company materially changes how Company uses Member’s personal information, Company will let Member know before Company does so and Member may choose how Member wants to proceed at that time.


California Rights {#california_rights}

California Privacy Rights. California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits Company’s Members who are California residents to request certain information regarding Company’s disclosure of Personal Information to third parties. To make such a request, please contact Company by email at info@asklove.org. Please be advised that Company is only required to respond to one request per Member each year.


Company’s California Do Not Track Notice. Company does not currently respond or take any action with respect to web browser “do not track” signals or other mechanisms that provide Members the ability to exercise choice regarding the collection of Personal Information about that individual Member’s online activities over time and across third-party web sites or online services. Company may allow third parties, such as companies that provide Company with analytics tools, to collect Personal Information about an individual Member’s online activities over time and across different websites when a Member uses the Site and its Services.


Deletion of Content from California Residents. If Member is a California resident under the age of 18 and a registered user of the Site and its Services, California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 permits Member to remove content or information Member has publicly posted. If Member wishes to remove such content or information and Member specifies which content or information Member wishes to be removed, Company will do so in accordance with applicable law. Please be aware that after removal, Member will not be able to restore removed content or information. In addition, such removal does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information Member has posted and that there may be circumstances in which the law does not require Company to enable removal of the content or information.


Contacting Company

If Member has any questions about Company’s Privacy Policy or how to access Member’s personal information, Member can contact Company by sending Member’s request by email to info@asklove.org.
MEMBER’S USE OF THE SITE AND SERVICES SIGNIFIES MEMBER’S AGREEMENT TO THE PRIVACY POLICY.






Terms of Service

By using the heartfluency.com website at heartfluency.com (“Site“) and/or any related services, programs or features made available for use through the Site (“Service“), you (“Member”) agree to and accept the terms and conditions (the “Terms of Service“ or “Agreement“) that we, AskLove.org, a project of the Hub for Direct Community Action (Company), have provided herein.
I. Terms of Service 
These Terms of Service govern Member’s access to and use of the Site and its Service provided by Company. PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE AND SERVICE, MEMBER REPRESENTS AND WARRANTS THAT MEMBER IS AT LEAST 13 YEARS OF AGE AND MEMBER AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT. IF MEMBER DOES NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT OR MEMBER IS UNDER 13 YEARS OF AGE, MEMBER MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICE OR SITE. Certain features of the Site and/or Service may be subject to additional guidelines, terms, or rules, which will be posted on the Site in connection with such features. All such additional terms and the Company’s Privacy Policy
[www.heartfluency.com/privacy]



(“Privacy Policy“) are incorporated by reference into this Agreement. Capitalized terms not defined in the body of this Agreement will have the meanings set forth in the Privacy Policy.


1. Disclaimer: COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES, AND MEMBERS PROVIDE ALL INFORMATION ON THE SITE, INCLUDING INFORMATION RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH AND MEDICAL CONDITIONS. ALL INFORMATION POSTED ON THE SITE BY MEMBERS, COMPANY OR ITS AFFILIATES, INCLUDING QUESTIONS, RESPONSES AND STORIES, IS FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IN NO WAY SHOULD BE USED OR INTERPRETED AS PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING, THERAPEUTIC, MENTAL HEALTH OR MEDICAL ADVICE. COMPANY ASSUMES NO LIABILITY FOR ANY INFORMATION, STATEMENTS OR ADVICE POSTED BY MEMBERS OR COMPANY OR ITS AFFILIATES, INCLUDING ANY INACCURACIES OR MISSTATEMENTS RELATING TO SUCH INFORMATION. INFORMATION ON THE SITE IS NOT INTENDED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL ADVICE, DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT. MEMBER SHOULD NOT USE SUCH INFORMATION AS MEDICAL ADVICE OR FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OR TREATMENT OF ANY MENTAL ILLNESS, THERAPEUTIC OR MEDICAL CONDITION. PLEASE SEEK THE PROFESSIONAL ADVICE OF MEDICAL OR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS IMMEDIATELY IF YOU MAY BE SUFFERING FROM A MENTAL ILLNESS OR HEALTH CONDITION. IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY EXPOSED TO VIOLENCE, HARM OR SEXUAL ABUSE OR TRAFFICKING, OR MAY BE SUBJECT TO VIOLENCE IN THE FUTURE, PLEASE SEEK THE HELP OF PROFESSIONALS OR THE POLICE.


2. User Accounts 
To use the Site and its Services, Member must create a user account (“Account“). Member may link this Account to Member’s account with a third party service (“Third Party Account“), such as Facebook or Google, in which case Company may import Member’s profile information from Member’s Third Party Account to help create Member’s Account and to enable Member, if available, to login to the Service using Member’s Third Party Account login credentials. Company may require Member to enter additional information to complete the creation of Member’s Account. Member’s Third Party Account is provided by the applicable third party service, not Company, and subject to that third party service’s separate terms and conditions. Member will promptly update all Account information to keep it true, accurate, and complete. Member will be responsible for all activities that occur under Member’s Account, username, and password and therefore Member agrees to keep Member’s password confidential. Member agrees to notify Company immediately of any unauthorized use of Member’s user name or password or if Member believes that Member’s password is no longer confidential. Company reserves the right to require Member to alter Member’s user name and/or password if Company believes that Member’s Account is no longer secure. Member will not: (a) provide any false personal information as part of Member’s Account information or in connection with the Service or Site; (b) create an Account for anyone other than Member; (c) create or use more than one Account at any given time; (d) transfer Member’s Account to anyone else; (e) permit others to use Member’s Account; or (f) use or access other Members’ Accounts.


3. User Content



3.1 License
 Member hereby grants Company an irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free and fully paid, worldwide, transferable license, with the right to sublicense through multiple tiers, to reproduce, distribute, modify, publicly display, publicly perform, prepare derivative works of, transmit, and otherwise use (a) Member’s submissions in any manner and for any purpose and (b) Member’s User Content for the purposes of providing Member and other Members the Service. “User Content” means any and all entries and other content and information that a user submits to, posts on, or makes available to the Site or its Services, including any shared content. Member represents and warrants that: (a) Member has the right to grant the foregoing license and to post and submit the User Content; and (b) the User Content will not infringe, misappropriate, or violate any third party rights (including any intellectual property rights). Member is solely responsible for Member’s User Content.
3.2 User Guidelines
 Member represents, warrants, and agrees that Member:
will comply with all applicable laws, including privacy laws and intellectual property laws;
will not post inappropriate, inaccurate, untruthful, or objectionable content to the Services or Site;


will not bully, harass or advocate harassment of another user, person or Member;
will not solicit passwords or Personal Data of any kind for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users, or engage in commercial activities and/or sales such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes;


will not post content that contains “spam mail”, “junk mail” or “chain letters”;


will not post content that is obscene or that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;


will not post or upload any virus, time bomb, worm, corrupted file, or other software routine capable of disrupting, disabling, or harming the operation of, or providing unauthorized access, to the Services or Site;


will not use the Services or Site to do or promote anything that is unlawful, illegal, misleading, defamatory, or libelous;
will not post, upload or promote anything that is for profit or the personal financial gain of Member(s) or others;


will not promote, or upload or post anything that contains, an illegal and/or unauthorized copy of another person’s copyrighted work (whether marked as such or not).
will not violate the guidelines listed above, any other user guidelines posted on the Services or Site, the terms of this Agreement, or if Company believes that any of Member’s conduct or content is offensive or illegal, violates the rights of, harms, or threatens the safety of third parties, or may create liability for Company or third parties, Company reserves the right (but is not obligated) to investigate and take appropriate legal action in its sole discretion, including removing such content from the Service, notifying the appropriate authorities regarding the source of such content, banning Member from accessing the Service, and terminating Member’s Account.


4. Proprietary Rights


4.1 Use of the Service
 Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Company grants Member a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access and use the Service and Site solely for Member’s personal, non-commercial purposes during the term of this Agreement. Member will not: (a) permit any third party to access or use the Service; (b) rent, lease, loan, sell, license, or transfer the Service or Site to any third party or exploit the Service or Site for commercial purposes; (c) interfere with, disrupt, alter, translate, or modify the Service or Site, or create an undue burden on the Service or Site or the networks or services connected to the Service or Site; (d) reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or reverse compile the Services or Site; or (e) introduce software or automated agents or scripts to the Service or Site so as to produce multiple accounts, generate automated searches, requests and queries, or to strip, scrape, or mine data from the Services or Site.


4.2 Ownership
 Company, its licensors and assignees own the Services , the Site, all content (except for Member’s User Content pursuant to Section 3.1 above) contained in the foregoing, and all intellectual property rights relating to the foregoing. Any unauthorized reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, display, or performance of any portion of the Service, the Site, or any other content (except for your User Content) contained in the foregoing is strictly prohibited. Company and its licensors and assignees reserve all rights not expressly granted under this Agreement. There are no implied licenses in this Agreement.


4.3 Feedback
 Company will treat any suggestions, comments, or feedback relating to Company’s business, services, and products (“Feedback“) that Member provides as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Member hereby grants Company the irrevocable, worldwide, fully transferable and sublicensable right to use and exploit any Feedback that Member provides in any manner and for any purpose without any obligation to compensate Member.


5. Third Party Websites and Services
 Company’s Service and Site contains links to Internet sites and services maintained by third parties. These links are provided for Member’s reference only. Company does not control, operate or endorse in any respect information, products, or services on such third-party sites and are not responsible for their content. Many third-party sites and services have their own terms of use and privacy policies that differ from the Company’s. This Agreement and the Company Privacy Policy only apply to Company’s Services and Site and do not apply to any other sites or services.


6. Availability and Modification of Service
 Company reserves the right, from time to time, to suspend, modify, or discontinue the Services or the Site, in whole or in part, with or without notice. Member agrees that Company will not be liable to Member or to any third party for any modification, discontinuance, or suspension of the Service or the Site, in whole or in part.


7. Termination
 Member may terminate Member’s Account at any time and for any reason through the appropriate account management page on the Service or Site, if available, or by sending an email to info@asklove.org. Company has the right to terminate Member’s Account, immediately effective upon sending notice to Member at the email address Member provides in Member’s Account. Upon termination of Member’s Account by either party, Member’s right to access and use Member’s Account and the Service will terminate immediately. Member agrees that Company will have no liability to Member for any costs, expenses, losses, damages, or liabilities arising out of or related to Company’s termination of Member’s Account, Member’s access to and use of the Service or Site, or this Agreement. Even after this Agreement is terminated for any reason, the following provisions of this Agreement will remain in effect: Sections 1, 4.2 and 7 through 17.


8. Warranty Disclaimer
 TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAWS, COMPANY PROVIDES THE SERVICE AND THE SITE “AS-IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, QUIET ENJOYMENT, ACCURACY, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. COMPANY MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICE OR THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE. COMPANY DOES NOT ASSUME ANY OBLIGATION TO MONITOR ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED ON THE SITE OR THROUGH ITS SERVICES. COMPANY DOES NOT GUARANTEE AND DOES NOT PROMISE ANY SPECIFIC RESULTS FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE OR THE SITE.


9. Limitation of Liability
 TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAWS, (a) COMPANY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OF USE, LOST PROFITS, OR INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO MEMBER’S USE OF THE SERVICE, THE SITE, OR THIS AGREEMENT, EVEN IF COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. AND (b) COMPANY’S TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE, THE SITE AND THIS AGREEMENT WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO FIFTY U.S. DOLLARS (U.S. $50). THE EXISTENCE OF MORE THAN ONE CLAIM WILL NOT ENLARGE THIS LIMIT. IN NO EVENT WILL COMPANY’S SUPPLIERS HAVE ANY LIABILITY UNDER OR RESULTING FROM THIS AGREEMENT.


10. User Indemnification
 Member agrees to indemnify and hold Company, its subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, agents, and employees harmless from any loss, liability, claim, demand, costs, or expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees, arising out of or relating to MEMBER’S: (a) User Content; (b) use of the Services or Site; (c) breach of this Agreement; (d) breach or inaccuracy of any representation or warranty made under this Agreement; or (e) violation of applicable laws or any of the rights of third parties.
11. User Disputes and Release
 Member is solely responsible for Member’s interactions with other Members. Company reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor, or take any action Company deems appropriate regarding, disputes between Member and other Members. To the extent permitted under applicable laws, Member hereby releases Company from any and all claims or liability related to: (a) any content posted on the Service or Site by Member or other Members; or (b) the conduct, whether online or offline, of any other Member.
Member hereby waives California Civil Code Section 1542 (and any similar provision in any other jurisdiction) which states: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH, IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”


12. Copyright Policy
 Member may not post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any Company copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information unless Member has the right to do so. It is Company’s policy to, in its sole discretion, terminate the Account of any Member who repeatedly infringes copyright rights of Company or third parties. If Member believes that Member’s work has been copied and posted on the Service or Site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow the requirements for appropriate notifications under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), 17 U.S.C. 512. At a minimum, Member must provide Company with the following information: an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; a description of the copyrighted work that Member claims has been infringed; an identification of the location on the Site or Service of the material that Member claims is infringing; Member’s address, telephone number, and email address; a written statement by Member that Member has a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and a statement by Member, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in Member’s notice is accurate and that Member is the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.


Company’s Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached by writing the Company at the Hub for Direct Community Action, PO Box 1372, Cedar Ridge, CA 95924 or by sending an email to info@asklove.org.


13. Disclosures
 Company is located at PO Box 1372, Cedar Ridge, CA 95924. If Member is a California resident, Member may report complaints to the Complaint Assistance Unit of the Division of Consumer Services of the California Department of Consumer Affairs by contacting them in writing at 400 R Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, or by telephone at (800) 952-5210.


14. Electronic Communications
 The communications between Member and Company use electronic means, whether Member uses the Service or Site or sends Company emails, or whether Company posts notices via the Service or Site or communicates with Member via email. For contractual purposes, Member (a) consents to receive communications from Company in an electronic form; and (b) agrees that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that Company provides to Member electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications would satisfy if they were be in writing in hard copy format. The foregoing does not affect Member’s non-waivable rights.


15. Governing Law; Arbitration
 This Agreement, and any claim, dispute or controversy relating to this Agreement, will be governed by the laws of California, without giving effect to any conflicts of laws principles that require the application of the laws of a different jurisdiction. Any action or proceeding relating to this Agreement must be brought in a federal or state court located in Nevada County, California and each party irrevocably submits to the jurisdiction and venue of any such court in any such action or proceeding, except that: (i) a party bringing an action may choose to resolve the dispute through binding non-appearance-based arbitration in accordance with the following: (a) the arbitration will be provided through a nationally-recognized alternative dispute resolution provider mutually agreed upon by the parties; (b) the arbitration will be conducted in one or more of the following manners at the option of the party initiating arbitration: telephone, online, or written submissions; (c) the arbitration will not involve any personal appearances by the parties or witnesses unless otherwise agreed by the parties; and (d) any judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction; and (ii) Company may seek injunctive relief in any court having jurisdiction to protect its intellectual property or confidential or proprietary information.


16. General
 The parties are independent contractors. If any provision of this Agreement is unenforceable, such provision will be changed and interpreted to accomplish the objectives of such provision to the greatest extent possible under applicable law and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. All waivers by Company will be effective only if in writing. Any waiver or failure by Company to enforce any provision of this Agreement on one occasion will not be deemed a waiver of any other provision or of such provision on any other occasion. Member acknowledges that the Service and Site contains valuable trade secrets and proprietary information of Company, that any actual or threatened breach of Section 4.2 (Ownership) of this Agreement will constitute immediate, irreparable harm to Company for which monetary damages would be an inadequate remedy, and that injunctive relief is an appropriate remedy for such breach. The headings of Sections of this Agreement are for convenience and are not to be used in interpreting this Agreement. “Includes” and “including” are not limiting. This Agreement and the Privacy Policy constitute the final, complete, and exclusive agreement between the parties regarding the subject hereof and supersede all prior or contemporaneous agreements, understandings, and communication, whether written or oral.


17. Changes
 Company may amend this Agreement, including the Privacy Policy, from time to time. If Company makes material changes to the Agreement, Company will notify Member by posting the change via the Service or Site or sending Member an email at Member’s primary email address, as specified in Member’s Account. Any changes to this Agreement will be effective immediately for new users of our Service or Site; otherwise these changes will be effective upon the earlier of thirty (30) calendar days following our dispatch of an e-mail notice to Member or thirty (30) calendar days following Member’s posting of a notice on Member’s Service or Site. Member is responsible at all times for updating Member’s Account to provide to Company Member’s most current e-mail address. If the last e-mail address that Member has provided to Company is not valid, or for any reason is not capable of delivering to Member the notice described above, Company’s dispatch of the e-mail containing such notice will nonetheless constitute effective notice of the changes described in the notice. Continued use of Company’s Service or Site following notice of such changes shall indicate Member’s acknowledgement of, and agreement to be bound by, such changes. Except as otherwise provided in this section, no amendment to this Agreement will be valid unless in a writing hand-signed by the parties.


18. Trademark and Copyright Notice “The Hub for Direct Community Action”, 
“AskLove”, “Ask Love”, “AskLove.org”, “Ask Love.org”, “Stop, Drop & Ask”, “Stop, Drop and Ask” and other names, slogans, graphics, logos, and trade names used on the Service and Site are the trademarks and exclusive intellectual property of the Company and may not be used without Company’s permission. Third-party trademarks, registered trademarks, service marks, trade names, product names, and company names or logos that may appear on the Service or Site are the property of their respective owners.



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Heart Fluency Training DEPOSIT & PAYMENT

Given the low cost for this training we ask that you pay the full amount as a deposit when you are sent to PayPal upon submitting this application. If you have made other payment arrangements, please pay the amount you have agreed to pay. Please call Bruce Pardoe at (530) 277-3470 if you need to make payment arrangements. Your PayPal payment will be held as a refundable deposit until Training Enrollment Application approval for which you will receive notification by email. At that point your deposit becomes a non-refundable payment. Should the training be full, your application will be held on a waitlist and your refundable deposit retained until you either notify us at info@asklove.org that you no longer wish to be on the waitlist in which case you will receive a full refund, or you are enrolled in the training in which case the deposit will become a non-refundable payment. In the event a space does not become available, you can leave this deposit for a future training or ask for a full refund at info@asklove.org.