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PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY, AS USING, ACCESSING AND/OR BROWSING OUR WEBSITE CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND TO EACH AND EVERY TERM AND CONDITION SET FORTH HEREIN, PLEASE EXIT OUR WEBSITE IMMEDIATELY AND DO NOT USE, ACCESS AND/OR BROWSE IT FURTHER.
“Company”, “We”, “Our”, or “Us” means STRATER Scoliosis Institute, LLC
“Content” or “Program” means any and all written, visual, video, or audio information contained on the Site or provided as a link to our Content on other platforms/sites, including, but not limited to, blog posts, graphics, newsletters, designs, documents, information, templates, coaching guides, e-books, forms, webinars and other instructional videos, photographs and exercise instructions/programs regardless of whether they are in a viewable, downloadable or access to a streaming form.
“You” or “Your” means a Visitor, User, Course Participant or Customer.
“Visitor” or “User” means any individual who accesses any Content on the Site, whether the Content is free or paid.
“Customer” means any individual who has purchased Content from us on the Site.
“Personal Information” means information that can be used on its own or in conjunction with other information to identify, contact, or locate a person, or to identify an individual in context. For example, personal information includes, among other things, your name, address, email address, telephone number, credit card information, site behavior, etc.
User License Granted. “User” of our Site is someone who has been granted access through a nonexclusive, nontransferable, revocable license to access and use our Site and Content strictly in accordance with this Agreement. If you register for one of our live or virtual Programs, a User is a “Course Participant”.
Our Services. Company has developed proprietary educational courses, products and services (hereinafter “Content”) sold and/or offered through our Site.
Program Description. Company has developed proprietary educational programs on scoliosis treatment (hereinafter “Content” or “Program”). The educational Program(s) consists of in-person, live virtual or recorded lectures, written and other instructional materials. When you purchase or register for the Program/Content for the fee identified in the Program description, you will be required to agree to our Course Participant Agreement before you will be granted access to the Program/Content. For in-person or live virtual programs, you will have access on the date of the event. For virtual Programs, we may, at our discretion, record the session and make it available to you after the event. You will have access to any recordings of our program for the length of time specified in the Program description. Some of the Content on our Site is free, including but not limited to blogs, newsletters and other educational materials.
Testimonials. You also acknowledge that all customer testimonials found on our Site are strictly the opinion of that person and any results such person may have achieved are solely individual in nature and your results may vary. Any and all current or past-client testimonials, statements, or examples used by us or posted by individuals on our Site are not guarantees that you will also experience or receive the same results. You understand that such information is based upon personal experience and is not a substitute for obtaining professional medical advice.
Recorded Sessions. We may record some live virtual Programs and post the session on our website. We will advise you in advance before recording the session so you can determine whether or how you wish to participate. If we advise you that we are recording audio and/or video during the session and you participate, allowing your image to be seen or your voice to be heard by other participants, you are consenting to our posting of your image and/or comments on our website or for any other use at our discretion. If you do not want your comments to be part of the recording, you should not make the comment during the live session. If you do not want your image to be included in a group exercise session or other meeting, please do not turn on your video camera.
Contact Page. Our website allows you to send messages to us through our Site. You should be aware that if you initiate contact with us through our Contact page, you are accepting the inherent risks that email correspondence poses related to privacy and security and giving us permission to use your personal information to respond to you. We recommend, therefore, that you only provide as much personal information as necessary to describe why you are contacting us.
Prohibited Uses. You are prohibited from using the Site and its Content (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to violate any international, federal, or state regulations, rules, laws, or local ordinances; (d) to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Website; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Website or any related website.
Right to Terminate. We reserve the right to limit your use of the Site and/or the Content or to terminate your account should we determine, in our sole discretion, that you have violated any of the prohibited uses or any other terms in this Agreement. In addition, we reserve the right to investigate complaints or reported violations of this Agreement and to take any action we deem appropriate, including but not limited to reporting any suspected unlawful activity to law enforcement officials, regulators, or other third parties and disclosing any information necessary or appropriate to such persons or entities relating to your profile, email addresses, usage history, posted materials, IP addresses and traffic information.
Your License to Us. If you post or submit to us any creative ideas, inventions or suggestions for our Content or services, such submissions shall become, and shall remain, the sole property of the Company. No submission shall be subject to any obligation of confidence on the part of the Company. The Company shall exclusively own all rights to (including intellectual property rights thereto), and shall be entitled to unrestricted use, publication, and dissemination as to all such submissions for any purpose, commercial or otherwise without any acknowledgment or compensation to you. This does not apply to personal information otherwise subject to any confidentiality requirements under law or this Agreement.
Payment and Purchases. When you register for our Program(s) or purchase products on our Site, you will be directed to our payment processing vendor. By doing so, you give us permission to automatically charge you for payment. You will receive an electronic receipt for your records.
If your payment method fails or is otherwise declined, you will be removed from, or cancelled from having access to our Program(s).
Cancellation and Refund Policy. If you cancel your registration after course materials have been sent to you for a course that we do not record, we will refund your course registration minus a $200 fee. Alternatively, if you cannot attend a live course on the scheduled date, you can apply registration to a future course or send a substitute attendee. If we record the course, the recording will be made available to you and no refunds will be made.
If any Programs have other specific refund policies, it will be stated so in the description of the Program. If your access to a Program is terminated by us due to our determination that you have violated any of the terms in this Agreement, no refunds will be given.
We do not accept any chargeback threats (real or threatened). If any chargebacks are placed on a Purchase or Download of our Programs, we will report said incident to the major credit reporting agencies. Doing so could have a negative impact on your credit report and/or credit score. Should we need to do so and you would like to have this report removed from your credit report, please contact us to arrange for payment owed. Once payment owed is received, we will make the appropriate reports to the credit agencies.
Payment processing companies may have different privacy policies and practices than we do. We are not responsible for the policies of the payment processing companies. As with any online purchase, there are circumstances beyond our control which may compromise your credit card or payment method. We are not liable or responsible for any of those circumstances. You hereby release us from any and all damages related to your payment or use of our payment processing companies in which you incur and further agree not to assert any claims against us or them for any damages which arise from your purchase of our Program(s) and/or use of our Website and its Content.
Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the “DMCA“) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that any of the materials appearing on this Web site infringe your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a notice requesting that the material be removed, or access to it blocked. In addition, if you believe in good faith that a notice of copyright infringement has been wrongly filed against you, the DMCA permits you to send us a counter-notice. Notices and counter-notices must meet statutory requirements imposed by the DMCA. One place to find more information is the U.S. Copyright Office Web site, currently located at http://www.loc.gov/copyright. In accordance with the DMCA, Company has designated an agent to receive notification of alleged copyright infringement in accordance with the DMCA. Any written Notification of Claimed infringement should comply with Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(3)(A) and should be provided in writing to Company at the address in the Contacting Us section below.
Third-Party Links. Third-party links on our Website, whether posted by us or other Users, may direct you to third-party websites that are not affiliated with us. Any suggested websites or links provided is not an endorsement, sponsorship or approval of that website or its content. Please review carefully the third-party's policies and practices and make sure you understand them before you engage in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third-party.
Consent to Receive Communications. When you purchase Content, a Membership (if any), or register as a visitor on our Site, you expressly consent to receive any notices, announcements, agreements, disclosures, reports, documents, communications concerning new products or services, or other records or correspondence from the Company. You consent to receive notices electronically by way of transmitting the notice to you by email. You may opt-out of receiving such communications by clicking the “Unsubscribe” button on the communication or by contacting us at the address in the “Contact Us” section below.
Your Personal Information. The Company shall use commercially reasonable efforts to restrict unauthorized access to our data and files. However, no system, whether password protected or not, can be entirely impenetrable. You acknowledge that it may be possible for an unauthorized third party to access, view, copy, modify, or distribute the data and files you store using the Site. Therefore, if you submit or post comments on our Site you understand that the formation you post will not be encrypted. Use of the Site is completely at your own risk.
WARRANTIES DISCLAIMER. NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR MAINTAINING THE SITE AND/OR ANY CONTENT ON THE SITE SHALL BE LIABLE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, ALL CONTENT ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE CONTENT/MATERIALS IN THE SITE, THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF SUCH CONTENT/MATERIALS, THE SUITABILITY OF SUCH CONTENT/MATERIALS FOR ANY USER’S NEEDS OR THE LIKELIHOOD THAT THEIR USE WILL MEET ANY USER’S EXPECTATIONS, OR THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR CORRECTION. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ACCESS AND USE OF THE CONTENT AND SITE WILL BE CONTINUOUS OR UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE, THE CONTENT, AND/OR THE CONTENT/MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE ARE FREE FROM BUGS OR VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE COMPANY SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PERFORMANCE OR SERVICE PROBLEMS CAUSED BY ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE OR THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROVIDER, INCLUDING, FOR EXAMPLE, YOUR WEB SERVICE PROVIDER SERVICE, PAYMENT PROCESSING SERVICES, YOUR SOFTWARE AND/OR ANY UPDATES OR UPGRADES TO THAT SOFTWARE. ANY SUCH PROBLEM SHALL BE GOVERNED SOLELY BY THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND THAT PROVIDER. THE COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DETERMINE, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, WHETHER THE COMPANY IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SUCH MALFUNCTION OR DISRUPTION.
Please note that the applicable jurisdiction may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties. Some of the above exclusions may thus not apply to you.
IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, RELIANCE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGE OR LOSS OF PROPERTY, EQUIPMENT, INFORMATION OR DATA, LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE OR GOODWILL, COST OF CAPITAL, COST OF REPLACEMENT SERVICES, OR CLAIMS FOR SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS OR TRANSMISSION PROBLEMS, OCCASIONED BY ANY DEFECT IN THE SITE, THE CONTENT, AND/OR RELATED MATERIALS, THE INABILITY TO USE SERVICES PROVIDED HEREUNDER OR ANY OTHER CAUSE WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT THERETO, REGARDLESS OF THEORY OF LIABILITY. THIS LIMITATION WILL APPLY EVEN IF THE COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OR IS AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Waiver of Right to Pursue Class Action Claims. You agree to only resolve disputes with use on an individual basis and not as a plaintiff or class member in any purported class or representative action or proceeding. Unless we both agree, no arbitrator or judge may consolidate more than one person’s claims or otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding. The arbitrator may award injunctive relief only in favor of the individual party seeking relief and only to the extent necessary to provide relief warranted by that party’s individual claim. If a court decides that applicable law precludes enforcement of any of this paragraph’s limitations as to a particular claim for relief, then that claim (and only that claim) must be severed from the arbitration and may be brought in court.
Dispute Resolution and Arbitration
Governing Law and Jurisdiction. This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of North Carolina, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law. If any provision of this agreement shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
STRATER Scoliosis Institute, LLC
77 South Elliott Road
Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA 27514
Last Updated: 2/2/2021