By accessing any Sylvan Institute of Botanical Medicine (“the Institute”) audio or video seminar,
1. Acceptance of terms.
If you do not accept and abide by this Agreement, you may not download, access, or attend the
Institute audio or video seminars, webinars or courses.
Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to confer any third party rights or benefits.
Failure to comply with this agreement may result in account revocation and in the discontinuance of
the services rendered by the Institute.
2. Description of Service.
The Institute audio or video seminars, webinars or courses (collectively referred to as “the
Institute’s products”) are live or recorded events available via Web, download, Audio CD or any
other support at a fee. The Institute reserves the right to modify, suspend or discontinue the service
with or without notice at any time and without any liability to you. An executed registration or order
form constitutes binding agreement between the parties.
3. Cancellation of Webinars.
All reasonable efforts will be made to ensure that the live webinars take place on the advertised
date and time. In the event that a live webinar does not take place, an alternative date/time will be
scheduled. The Institute reserves the right to substitute speakers and/ or content in relation to the
live webinars where events beyond its reasonable control occur. You accept that there will be no
right to any refund or cancellation in these circumstances.
4. Personal Use.
The Institute’s products are made available to you for personal use only and may not be
rebroadcast, retransmitted, shared, disseminated, republished, distributed, assigned, sublicensed
or sold without the express written permission of the Institute. In addition, no part of any content,
form or document may be reproduced in any form or incorporated into any information retrieval
system, electronic or mechanical, other than for personal use (but not for resale or redistribution).
Each login is granted via paid access solely for individual use and individual viewing. Your viewing
of the Institute’s products is not transferable. Any login or password given to you to view and/or
access the Institute’s products is not transferable.
5. Unauthorized use.
Unauthorized sharing of the Institute’s products and their content through the sharing of user names
and passwords or via alternative media (including, but not limited to 30GB Video iPOD™, CD-
ROM and Flash Drive) through the sharing of said media, or via patching phone lines is restricted
by law and may subject the copyright infringer to substantial civil damages. Such unauthorized
sharing shall also constitute substantial and material breach of this agreement.
6. Proper Use.
The Institute reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to investigate your use of the Institute’s
products in order to determine whether a violation of the agreement has occurred.
7. Intellectual Property Rights.
You acknowledge that the Institute and/or the webinar or seminar teachers and speakers own all
right, title and interest in and to the Institute’s products’ content, except where stated otherwise,
including without limitation all intellectual property rights (the “Institute Rights”) specific to
content, and you acknowledge that such Institute Rights are protected by U.S. and international
intellectual property laws.
The Institute’s products are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Neither the Institute
nor any person associated with the Institute makes any warranty or representation with respect to
the quality, accuracy or availability of the Institute’s products. Except as expressly stated herein,
the Institute disclaims all warranties, conditions, representations, indemnities and guarantees with
respect to the Institute’s products, all components thereof whether express or implied, arising by
law, custom or prior oral or written statements made by the Institute, its representatives, third
parties or otherwise, including but not limited to, the warranties or merchantability and fitness
for a particular purpose. Further, the warranties stated above will not apply to the extent that
there has been (A) use of the Institute’s products in a manner for which it was not intended; or
(B) modification of the Institute’s products by anyone other than the Institute. The Institute does
not warrant uninterrupted or error-free operation of the Institute’s products, that the Institute will
correct all defects or that installation or operation of the Institute’s products will not affect other
software of systems of the user. Furthermore, you understand and expressly acknowledge that the
content and information provided in the Institute’s products is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure
or prevent any disease.
9. Limitation of Liability.
Except with respect to obligations under the indemnification section of this agreement, neither
party will not be liable for any consequential, exemplary, incidental, indirect, or special damages or
costs including, but not limited to, lost profits or loss of goodwill, resulting from any claim or cause
of action based upon breach of warranty, breach of contract, negligence, strict liability, product
liability, or any other legal theory, even if advised or should have known of the possibility thereof.
Each party’s maximum liability for direct damages is limited to the total fees paid and payable to
the Institute under this agreement during the then current term during which the incident that gave
rise to the claim occurred.
10. Cancellation by the customer and refund policy.
If you have purchased a single live webinar event, you may cancel your booking, on the condition
that you do so in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org within 15 working days before the date
in which the webinar will take place; a refund for the original price paid for the webinar event will
be issued, less 25% of the price. Requests for refunds will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
No refunds will be granted that are attributed to end-user technical difficulties; such as voice/
video streaming or fire-wall restrictions. No refunds will be granted for cancellation made in the
15 days before the date in which the webinar will take place. The Institute reserves the right to
apply different cancellation policies for special events, such as conferences, discounted webinars
or courses and such. In these cases, you shall agree to the alternative cancellation policy in order to
access or register for the special event.
11. Continuing Education Webinars.
Whenever an Institute’s webinar or course is accredited as distance learning course for continuing
education by any accrediting body, board or other institution, the award of CE hours shall subject to
satisfactory completion and/or possession of the requirements needed for the award, pursuant to the
accrediting body’s, board’s or institution’s regulation. Certificates shall only be issued to authorized
13. International use.
Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding
online conduct and acceptable content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws
regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which
14. Early Termination.
You agree that the Institute, in its sole discretion, may terminate your password or account, and
remove and discard any content within the Institute’s products, for any reason, including and
without limitation, the lack of use, or if the Institute believes that you have violated or acted
inconsistently with the letter or spirit of this agreement. You agree that any termination of your
access to the service under any provision of this agreement may be effected without prior notice,
and acknowledge and agree that consequently the Institute may immediately deactivate or delete
your account and all related information and files. The Institute reserves the right to bar any further
access to such files or the service. You agree that the Institute shall not be liable to you or any third-
party for any termination of your access to the service.
This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and the Institute and governs your
use of the service provided by the Institute, superseding any prior agreements between you and
the Institute (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of this agreement) and any prior
representations by the Institute. The laws of the State of California, U.S.A, shall govern this
agreement and the relationship between you and the Institute. You and the Institute agree to submit
to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the county of Alameda,
California, U.S.A. The failure of the Institute to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this
agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of this agreement
is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the
court should endeavour to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the
other provisions of this agreement remain in full force and effect.