THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING LEGAL INFORMATION PERTAINING TO GROUP TRAVEL ACADEMY:
3. BUSINESS & BILLING POLICIES
This is a binding legal contract. Please read it in full.
Welcome to GroupTravelAcademy.com. This website is made available to you on the following conditions, and you consent to these terms by continuing to use the site. Please read them carefully, and if you disagree with any, navigate away from the site.
Sometimes, you will be subject to additional terms and conditions, such as when you purchase something or disclaimers which may appear on the site.
You consent to receive communications from us electronically and agree that any notices or disclosures we are required to provide to you now or in the future may be provided to you in electronic form.
The content you see here, including text, images, custom software, compilations of resources, and audio and video content, or made available by the site elsewhere, is the sole and exclusive property of Group Travel Academy. It is protected by United States and international copyright laws. We take our intellectual property rights seriously and search for infringing uses of our copyrighted material, such as copying, passing off as your own, or other infringing uses, whether personal or commercial. If you desire to use the information on this website other than by viewing it for your personal use, we offer licenses, starting at $5,000 each, to do so. If you are found using the information other than as explicitly allowed by this agreement, we will notify you and bill you accordingly.
Logos, slogans and catchphrases, design aspects of the site, icons, scripts, and service names which appear on the site or elsewhere are trademarks of Group Travel Academy and protected by U.S. law. These trademarks help consumers identify Group Travel Academy as the source of the information or materials bearing the logo, slogan, or other trademarked design. They may not be used by you in any way that is likely to cause confusion among consumers, implies a connection or endorsement, or that undermines or discredits the brand.
You are permitted to use the site for personal and non-commercial use. This means you cannot resell or make other commercial use of any of the content on this site, such as by downloading, copying, duplicating, reproducing, or otherwise removing information from the site for your (or a third party’s) commercial benefit, whether manually or by electronic means. We reserve all rights, including those not expressly granted in these Terms or elsewhere on the site.
You may not engage in tactics to gain an unpermitted benefit from the site, such as hiding logos or content to improve search rankings.
You are responsible for understanding the laws of your jurisdiction as they pertain to using a website like this one, and agree to be bound by the requirements of those laws.
The limited license you are granted to use this site is terminated if you violate any of these Terms.
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Occasionally we may make comment features available to site visitors. You agree not to post anything illegal, vulgar, threatening, obscene, defamatory, libelous, or infringing, or to make use of comment features to promote spam, commercial solicitation, or software viruses. We reserve the right to delete any comment regardless of its contents, and to block you from our site in our sole discretion.
We also make a contact form available for your use.
Whether you provide content to use through a comment feature or contact form, you give us a non-exclusive, royalty free right to use, reproduce, publish, adapt, display, and distribute any such content throughout the world in any form. This includes the right to include the name under which you submitted the content. Please be aware of this before sending personal information or information with commercial value, whether by or about you or any third person or entity.
We take no responsibility or assume liability for any content posted by you or any third party.
We take copyright issues seriously. If you feel we have infringed upon your copyrights, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will promptly investigate the matter.
OTHER PARTIES’ INFORMATION
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES; USE AT YOUR OWN RISK
THE INFORMATION AND CONTENT MADE AVAILABLE TO YOU ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE." WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, SERVICES, OR PRODUCTS AVAILABLE HERE. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE OR ANY PART OF IT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.
TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR OTHER SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE SITE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF INFORMATION, CONTENT, OR OTHER MATERIALS OR SERVICES INCLUDED ON THE SITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, TO THE EXTENT YOUR STATE LAW ALLOWS FOR SUCH DISCLAIMERS.
By using the site, you agree that any dispute related to these terms or with Group Travel Academy will be governed by the laws of the state of Maryland, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, and you agree to submit to personal jurisdiction of Maryland.
AMENDMENTS AND OTHER MATTERS
We may make changes to the site, our offerings or information, and these terms at any time and without prior notice.
If any of these terms is deemed invalid for any reason, that term shall be severable and the remaining terms shall be given their maximum effect.
By using this site, you certify that you are over the age of eighteen.
If you make a purchase on this website, you are subject to this agreement and others, including our no refunds policies, if any.
Updated July, 2020
This is an important legal document! If you do not understand these statements or any that follow, do not purchase our programs and discontinue use of this website.
The advice, and interactions presented on this website and in our products and services are solely for informational purposes, in the area of establishing a travel business with a focus on groups.
The information supplied is meant to serve as tools for self-help for personal use at your own discretion in conjunction with accountants, lawyers, tax professionals, insurance providers, or other licensed professionals that serve the travel industry.
Group Travel Services and Tamika C. Carter are not licensed to provide legal, financial, tax, medical or other advice normally provided by a licensed professional.
The author assumes no responsibility for any circumstances arising out of the use, abuse, interpretation, or application of any information supplied on this website or in our programs. You understand and acknowledge that you are in the best position to evaluate how our information will impact your personal set of circumstances, including known and unknown risks. If you use or rely upon our information, you acknowledge that you do so voluntarily.
Our role is to support and assist you in building your group travel business but your success depends on your own effort, motivation, commitment, follow-through, and ability to invest in complementary products and services.
You alone are solely and personally responsible for your results, and your dedication, desire, and motivation will impact your results.
Application of the principles outlined here may vary from person to person and you accept the risk that your results may be different. We cannot and do not guarantee that you will attain a particular result.
Do not disregard professional advice or delay seeking professional advice because of information you have read on this website or received from us.
When addressing financial matters on our website and in any of our marketing, including but not limited to our newsletters, program pages, videos, and other content, every effort has been made to ensure that we accurately represent our programs and their ability to improve your life.
However, Group Travel Academy does not guarantee that you will get any results or earn any money whatsoever using our tools, programs, strategies, or recommendations. Nothing on our sites is a promise or guarantee of future earnings. Many factors influence your ability to earn money, including effort, motivation, commitment and follow-through, dedication, desire, motivation, individual capacity, life experience, starting point, and expertise. By using this website or purchasing from any of our order forms, you agree that you are fully responsible for your progress from your participation and implementation, and that we offer no representations or guarantees verbally or in writing regarding your earnings potential.
Your use, or non-use, of this information is at your own risk, and you absolve us of any liability or loss that you or any other person may incur from your or their use or non-use of the information provided.
In no event will we be liable to any party for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, equitable or consequential damages for any use of or reliance on this website, programs, services, and/or products, including, without limitation, any lost profits, personal or business interruptions, personal injuries, accidents, misapplication of information or any other loss, malady, disease or difficulty, or otherwise, even if we are expressly advised of the possibility of such damages or difficulties.
WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THIS WEBSITE, OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, PROGRAMS, SERVICES, OR PRODUCTS INCLUDED ON THE WEBSITE. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, EQUITABLE, PUNITIVE AND/OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
Some states do not allow for disclaimers of implied warranties. The paragraph above may not apply to you.
2. BUSINESS & BILLING POLICIES
Contact policies: Your primary contact person for Group Travel Academy (Company) is Tamika C. Carter. Tamika C. Carter is available from 11 am to 7 pm Eastern time, Monday through Friday]. Tamika C. Carter communicates by email and scheduled telephone calls (if your package includes calls) only]. Please do not Facebook message, Facebook tag, or use other means to communicate.
Email policies: Please allow up to two business for a response by email, although Company strives to respond sooner. For feedback on documents, all feedback must be included in a single email, rather than piecemeal, to allow for timely and efficient responses.
Call Cancellations: Please provide 24 hours’ notice if you must cancel or reschedule a call. You may forfeit your call if less notice is provided.
Billing: You will be billed automatically every 30 days (or the nearest weekday) for recurring charges. We will attempt to charge a declined card every two days for up to ten days.
Billing Disputes: In the unlikely event of a disagreement between us regarding your services or deliverables, you agree to make a good faith attempt for 30 days to communicate with Company prior to initiating a chargeback.
Chargebacks: If a customer initiates a chargeback, we will assess a $250.00 processing fee for each individual chargeback.
One-on-one Coaching (if included in your package):
Sessions will be held by Zoom, or with advance notice, by other means including telephone.
The session must be scheduled using Tamika C. Carter’s scheduling calendar, and there is no guarantee that her availability will match yours.
If a session is not used within the Program terms, it is forfeited.
If you do not attend at the scheduled time, your session is forfeited.
If you must cancel or reschedule, you must do so at least 24 hours in advance, or your session will be forfeited.