Terms & Conditions

Last updated: October 15, 2023

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using the Wholebeing Hub.

1. Introduction & Acceptance of Terms

1.1. Introduction:

Welcome to the Wholebeing Hub, your destination for discovering and diving deeper into alternative lifestyles, breathwork, meditation, mindfulness, movement, nutrition, spirituality, wellness, yoga, and more. At the Wholebeing Hub, our mission is to guide you on your journey to holistic well-being by offering empowering and insightful content. We aim to inspire and uplift you at every step of your well-being journey.

1.2. Acceptance of Terms:

By accessing, browsing, using the services and content, making purchases, or subscribing to our newsletter, or email list offered on the Wholebeing Hub, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms and Conditions ("Terms"). These terms may be updated or modified from time to time, and by continuing to use the site after such changes, you agree to be bound by the updated terms. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions contained herein, you are not authorized to use the Wholebeing Hub in any manner. If you're using the Wholebeing Hub on behalf of an entity, you represent and warrant that you're authorized to accept these Terms on the entity's behalf.

1.3. Usage by Minors:

The Wholebeing Hub is not intended for use by minors (those under the age of 18). By using the Wholebeing Hub, you represent that you are at least 18 years old or that you have the consent of your parent or guardian to use the platform.

2. Definitions

For the purposes of these Terms and Conditions, the terms defined below shall have the following meanings:

Wholebeing Hub (or "Platform" or "Website"): Refers to the digital platform accessible at https://wholebeinghub.com offering insights, content, and products on alternative lifestyles, breathwork, meditation, mindfulness, movement, nutrition, spirituality, wellness, yoga, and related topics.

User: Refers to any individual who accesses, reads, purchases from, or otherwise interacts with the content and services on the Wholebeing Hub, including those subscribed to the newsletter or email list.

Content: Includes all text, graphics, images, videos, articles, and other material available on the Wholebeing Hub.

Newsletter: Represents email communications from the Wholebeing Hub to subscribers, containing updates, promotions, insights, and related content.

Purchase: Denotes buying any product or service from the Wholebeing Hub, such as print on demand canvases.

Donation: A voluntary contribution by a user in support of the Wholebeing Hub.

Affiliate Links: Hyperlinks on the Wholebeing Hub directing users to third-party products or services. Engaging with these may result in commissions for the Wholebeing Hub without any extra cost to the user.

Service Providers: Third-party entities or individuals that partner with the Wholebeing Hub to provide, facilitate, or analyze services.

By agreeing to these definitions, users ensure their understanding of the terms and their implications when interacting with the Wholebeing Hub.

3. "AS IS" & "AS AVAILABLE" Disclaimer

The Wholebeing Hub is provided to You "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" and with all faults and defects without warranty of any kind. To the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, the Wholebeing Hub, on its own behalf and on behalf of any affiliated parties or service providers, expressly disclaims all warranties, whether express, implied, statutory or otherwise, with respect to the Wholebeing Hub, including all implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement, and warranties that may arise out of course of dealing, course of performance, usage, or trade practice. Without limitation to the foregoing, the Wholebeing Hub provides no warranty or undertaking, and makes no representation of any kind that the Wholebeing Hub will meet Your requirements, achieve any intended results, be compatible or work with any other software, applications, systems or services, operate without interruption, meet any performance or reliability standards, or be error-free, or that any errors or defects can or will be corrected.

4. User Responsibilities

4.1. Providing Accurate Information:

When making a purchase, donation, subscribing to our newsletter, or subscribing to our email list users must provide accurate and current information. Users are responsible for the authenticity of any information they provide to the Wholebeing Hub.

4.2. Use of Content & Services:

Users must utilize the content, products, and services offered by the Wholebeing Hub in accordance with these Terms and any applicable laws.

4.3. Changes in Information:

Should any information provided by a user change, especially that which might affect their interactions with the Wholebeing Hub (e.g. change in email for newsletter subscribers), it is the user's responsibility to update or notify the Wholebeing Hub of such changes.

5. Links to Other Websites

The Wholebeing Hub may provide links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by the Wholebeing Hub. Such links are offered for your convenience and reference only. The Wholebeing Hub does not control, endorse, or assume responsibility for the content, products, or practices of any third-party websites or services. By using our platform, you acknowledge and agree that the Wholebeing Hub is not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by, or in connection with, the use of or reliance on any content, goods, or services available on or through any such third-party websites or services. We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third-party websites or services you visit.

6. Termination & Restrictions

6.1. Right to Terminate or Restrict Access:

The Wholebeing Hub reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate or restrict any user's access to the Platform, associated social media channels, communities on platforms such as Discord, or any other affiliated digital spaces managed by the Wholebeing Hub. This can be done without notice, for conduct that the Wholebeing Hub believes violates these Terms and Conditions, disrupts the harmony of the community, or for any other reason deemed necessary.

6.2. Effects of Termination or Restriction:

Upon termination or restriction, the user's right to engage or access specific services or digital spaces will cease immediately. All provisions of these Terms and Conditions which by their nature should survive such actions shall remain in effect, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability.

6.3. Notification:

Except as explicitly mentioned in these Terms and Conditions, no notice shall be required from the Wholebeing Hub to effectuate such termination or restriction. The Wholebeing Hub shall not be liable to any user or third party for any termination or restriction of that user's access or interactions.

7. Limitation of Liability

7.1. Exclusion of Certain Liabilities:

To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, the Wholebeing Hub and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, partners, and licensors will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages, including without limitation, loss of profits, data, use, goodwill, or other intangible losses, resulting from (i) your access to or use of or inability to access or use the Wholebeing Hub; (ii) any unauthorized access to or use of our servers and/or any personal information and/or other information stored therein; (iii) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the Wholebeing Hub; (iv) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like that may be transmitted to or through the Wholebeing Hub by any third party; and/or (v) any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available through the Wholebeing Hub.

7.2. Applicability & Jurisdictional Limitations:

The limitations of this section shall apply to any theory of liability, whether based on warranty, contract, statute, tort (including negligence), or otherwise, and whether or not the Wholebeing Hub has been informed of the possibility of any such damage. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the above limitation may not apply to you.

8. Privacy & Data Handling

8.1. Collection of Personal Data:

When you engage with the Wholebeing Hub, whether by making a purchase, a donation, subscribing to our newsletter, or subscribing to our email list we collect certain personal data to facilitate these interactions. This data includes, but is not limited to, your name, email address, shipping address, and billing address.

8.2. Use of Personal Data:

The personal data we collect is used for specific purposes:

  • To send you the newsletter or other communications you've opted into.
  • To process your orders and ensure timely delivery of purchased items.
  • To address any inquiries or issues related to your interactions with the Wholebeing Hub.

8.3. Payment Data:

When making a purchase or donation, you'll be prompted to enter payment details into our secure checkout system. Please note that while these details are necessary for processing transactions, the Wholebeing Hub does not directly access, handle, or store your sensitive payment information. All payment data is securely managed by our checkout solution (ThriveCart) and its integrated payment processors, such as Stripe and PayPal.

8.4. Third-party Services:

We collaborate with third-party service providers to offer certain functionalities and services. While these providers might have access to certain personal data to perform their services, they operate under their respective privacy policies which govern their use and handling of such data.

8.5. Privacy Policy:

For a more comprehensive understanding of how we handle and protect your data, we encourage you to review our Privacy Policy. This policy provides in-depth details on our data practices, including how we store, use, and safeguard your personal information.

9. Intellectual Property

9.1. Ownership of Content:

All content available on the Wholebeing Hub, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, icons, images, audio clips, video clips, digital downloads, and data compilations, is the property of the Wholebeing Hub, our affiliates, partners, or licensors, and is protected by international copyright laws.

9.2. Use of Content:

The Wholebeing Hub grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable license to access and use our content for personal, non-commercial purposes only. This means you can view and use the content available on our platform for your own personal use but cannot republish, distribute, or use the content for commercial purposes without our explicit permission.

9.3. Sharing of Content:

We encourage our users to share the insights and knowledge they gain from the Wholebeing Hub. However, if you wish to share our content on social media or other platforms, you should:

  • Ensure proper attribution is given to the Wholebeing Hub.
  • Not modify or alter the content in any misleading way.
  • Not use our content in a way that suggests endorsement or affiliation without our explicit consent.

9.4. Fair Use:

While we believe in the principles of fair use, any use of our content beyond the permissions granted in these terms requires explicit written consent from the Wholebeing Hub. Fair use does not permit unauthorized republishing, redistribution, or commercial use of our content.

9.5. Violations:

Unauthorized use of the content of the Wholebeing Hub may result in a violation of copyright, trademark, and/or other international laws. Such violations may result in legal actions against the offending party.

10. Purchases, Donations, Refunds & Returns

10.1. Purchase Process:

When you decide to make a purchase on the Wholebeing Hub, you'll be guided through a secure checkout process. Once your payment is successfully processed, you'll receive a confirmation email detailing your purchase. Items purchased from the Wholebeing Hub will be shipped to the provided address within the timeframe specified on the product page. Please ensure your shipping details are accurate to avoid any delays.

10.2. Donations:

We gratefully accept donations to support our mission at the Wholebeing Hub. When you choose to make a donation, you'll be directed to our secure donation processing system. You'll receive a confirmation upon successful completion of the transaction. Please note that donations made to the Wholebeing Hub are processed as one-time contributions unless otherwise specified and are not typically refundable. However, if you believe there was an error in the donation process, please contact us.

10.3. Refund & Return Policy:

Damaged or Mislabeled Products: If you receive a product that is damaged or not what you ordered, please contact us within 14 days of receiving the item. We may ask you to provide clear photographs of the issue. After reviewing the provided evidence and verifying the issue, we may offer a replacement or a full refund, depending on your preference.

Lost in Transit: Before reaching out, if your item does not arrive within the expected delivery window, we recommend checking with your neighbors and your local post office to ensure the item wasn't delivered there or mistakenly taken by someone else. If you're still unable to locate the item after these steps, please contact us. We will conduct an investigation and if the item is deemed lost in transit, we will offer a replacement or refund.

Returns: If you're not satisfied with your purchase for any reason, please contact us within 14 days of receiving the item. While we generally do not accept returns due to buyer's remorse, we review each situation on a case-by-case basis. If a return is accepted, the item must be returned in its original condition. Shipping costs for returns are the responsibility of the customer.

Wrong Address: If the provided address is incorrect or deemed insufficient by the courier, resulting in a return to facility, you will be liable for reshipment costs. Before any reshipment, we will contact you to confirm an updated and accurate address.

10.4. Disputes & Chargebacks:

If you have an issue with any purchase or donation made on the Wholebeing Hub, we urge you to contact us directly before initiating a chargeback with your bank or credit card company. We are committed to resolving any disputes amicably and efficiently. Unauthorized chargebacks may result in a suspension of your ability to make future purchases or donations on our platform.

11. Affiliate Marketing

11.1. Affiliate Links:

The Wholebeing Hub occasionally includes affiliate links within its content, including on the website and in emails sent to our subscribers. This means that if you click on one of these links and make a purchase, the Wholebeing Hub may receive a commission at no extra cost to you. These commissions help support our mission and keep the platform running.

11.2. Transparency & Trust:

Our readers' trust is of utmost importance to us. Any content that contains affiliate links will have a clear disclaimer. We only recommend products or services that we have researched, tested, or believe will provide value to our readers.

11.3. Affiliate Disclaimer:

Please note that the Wholebeing Hub has financial relationships with some of the merchants mentioned on this website and in emails sent to our subscribers. The Wholebeing Hub may be compensated if consumers choose to utilize the links located throughout the content on this site, in our emails, and generate sales for the said merchant. However, the compensation received will never influence the content, topics, or posts made on this site.

11.4. No Endorsement:

While we do our best to recommend quality products and services, the presence of an affiliate link does not constitute an endorsement of the product or service. Users are encouraged to conduct their own research before making a purchase.

11.5. Liability:

The Wholebeing Hub is not liable for any issues that arise from the purchase or use of products or services linked to from our platform. Please direct any product or service-related queries to the respective merchant or provider.

12. Medical & General Disclaimers

12.1. Medical Disclaimer:

The content provided on the Wholebeing Hub, in our emails, and on our associated social media channels, including all text, graphics, images, videos, and information, is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the Wholebeing Hub, in our emails, or on our social media channels.

12.2. Limitation on Claims:

No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained from the Wholebeing Hub, its emails, social media channels, or through the site, products, or services, will create any warranty not expressly made herein.

12.3. Reliance:

The use of the Wholebeing Hub, its content, emails, and associated social media channels is at your own risk. When using the Wholebeing Hub, information will be transmitted over a medium that may be beyond the control and jurisdiction of the Wholebeing Hub. Accordingly, we assume no liability for or relating to the delay, failure, interruption, or corruption of any data or other information transmitted in connection with the use of the Wholebeing Hub, our emails, or our social media channels.

12.4. General:

The Wholebeing Hub does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, products, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be mentioned on the site, in our emails, or on our social media channels. Reliance on any information provided by the Wholebeing Hub, or others appearing on the site at the invitation of the Wholebeing Hub, or other visitors to the site is solely at your own risk.

13. User-Generated Content on Social Channels

13.1. Responsibilities:

If you participate by commenting, sharing, or posting content on the Wholebeing Hub's official social media channels, you are solely responsible for the content you post. This includes ensuring the accuracy of the information, refraining from posting false claims, and ensuring your content does not violate any laws or third-party rights, including copyright, trademark, privacy, and defamation.

13.2. Respectful Engagement:

We encourage open dialogue and respect for all opinions. However, users are expected to communicate with civility and respect. The Wholebeing Hub reserves the right to remove any content that we deem inappropriate, offensive, harmful, or in violation of these Terms and Conditions. This includes, but is not limited to, comments that are discriminatory, hateful, harassing, or promote violence.

13.3. Intellectual Property Rights:

By posting or sharing content on our social media channels, you grant the Wholebeing Hub a non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, and worldwide license to use, store, reproduce, modify, and display your content in relation to the operation and promotion of the Wholebeing Hub platform.

13.4. Reporting Concerns:

If you come across content on our social channels that you believe violates our guidelines or is harmful, please report it to us immediately. We will review reported content promptly and take necessary action, which may include removing the content or banning users who repeatedly violate our policies.

13.5. No Endorsement:

While we appreciate the active participation of our community on our social channels, content posted by users does not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the Wholebeing Hub. We do not endorse, support, or guarantee the accuracy of user-generated content on our social media channels.

14. Third-Party Integrations & Partners

14.1. Use of Third-Party Tools:

The Wholebeing Hub employs a range of third-party tools and services to optimize your experience and to provide specific functionalities. These might include payment processors, analytics tools, marketing platforms, and other software solutions.

14.2. Role of Partners:

Some functionalities of the Wholebeing Hub are powered by our trusted partners. For instance, our checkout process might be facilitated by third-party payment gateways, and our newsletter might be delivered through an email service provider. These partners play crucial roles in ensuring smooth transactions, data analysis, customer communication, and more.

14.3. Data Handling by Third Parties:

While these third-party services may have access to certain data (like transaction details or email addresses) to perform their functions, they have their own privacy policies in place. We select our partners with care and diligence, ensuring they align with our commitment to user privacy. However, we advise you to review the privacy policies of any third-party services you interact with for a full understanding of how they manage and protect your data.

14.4. No Control Over Third Parties:

While we strive to partner only with reputable companies and service providers, the Wholebeing Hub does not have direct control over the policies and practices of third-party entities. As such, any issues, concerns, or liabilities arising from the use of third-party tools or services are subject to the terms and conditions set by those entities.

14.5. Changes in Integrations:

From time to time, we may add or remove certain third-party tools or partners based on our evolving needs and the feedback of our community. We'll make efforts to notify users of significant changes, especially if they affect data handling or user experience.

15. Newsletter, Email List & Communications

15.1. Subscription Process:

Subscribing to the Wholebeing Hub's newsletter or email list requires providing a name and valid email address, which we use to send you periodic updates, insights, and other content relevant to our mission and offerings. By subscribing, you agree to receive communications from the Wholebeing Hub.

15.2. Content Expectations:

Our newsletter and emails sent to our list are crafted to offer you value, insights, and inspiration. This may include, but is not limited to, articles, guides, news, events, and other resources that align with the ethos of the Wholebeing Hub.

15.3. Promotions:

From time to time, our newsletter and email communications may contain information about promotions, special offers, and other marketing content. We always strive to ensure that our promotions are relevant and beneficial to our subscribers.

15.4. Frequency:

We aim to communicate regularly with our subscribers; however, the exact frequency may vary. We respect your inbox and strive to provide valuable content without overwhelming you.

15.5. Unsubscribing:

Every newsletter/email will include an option to unsubscribe. Should you choose to do so, you will no longer receive communications from the Wholebeing Hub's newsletter or email list. However, please note that unsubscribing from the newsletter or email list may not unsubscribe you from all forms of communication from us, especially if you have other forms of engagement with the Wholebeing Hub.

15.6. Data Handling:

Your email address and any other personal data provided during the subscription process are managed with utmost respect and care. For detailed information on how we handle subscriber data, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

16. Dispute Resolution

16.1. Governing Law & Jurisdiction:

These terms, and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of the United Kingdom. Both parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the United Kingdom for any disputes arising out of or related to these terms.

16.2. Negotiation:

Should any dispute arise from these terms or the use of the Wholebeing Hub, both parties agree to first attempt to resolve the matter through good faith negotiations. This entails an open discussion between the involved parties to reach a mutual agreement without the involvement of a third-party mediator or legal representation.

16.3. Mediation:

If the parties cannot resolve their dispute through negotiation within thirty (30) days, they agree to engage in mediation. Mediation is a process in which an impartial third party facilitates communication between the disputing parties to promote reconciliation, settlement, or an understanding between them. Costs and fees of the mediator will be shared equally by the parties. Each party will bear its own other costs and expenses of mediation.

16.4. Binding Arbitration:

If a dispute cannot be resolved through negotiation or mediation, the parties agree that any unresolved controversy or claim shall then be resolved by binding arbitration in accordance with the arbitration rules of the United Kingdom. Each party will bear its own costs, fees, and expenses of arbitration.

16.5. Exceptions:

Notwithstanding the above provisions, the Wholebeing Hub reserves the right to bring a legal action in a court of competent jurisdiction in the United Kingdom to protect its intellectual property rights or seek injunctive relief.

16.6. Time Limitation:

You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to the use of the Wholebeing Hub or these terms must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.

17. For European Union (EU) Users

EU consumers are protected by relevant national consumer protection provisions.

18. United States Legal Compliance

Users affirm they're not in violation of U.S. government embargoes or on any U.S. government list of prohibited or restricted parties.

19. General Provisions

19.1. Entire Agreement:

These terms and conditions, along with any other documents or policies referenced herein, constitute the entire agreement between you and the Wholebeing Hub. They supersede any prior discussions, negotiations, and agreements.

19.2. Severability:

If any provision of these terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these terms unenforceable or invalid as a whole. The unenforceable or invalid provision will be interpreted in a manner that reflects the original intent or replaced with a valid provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision.

19.3. Waiver:

Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision in these terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

19.4. Amendments:

The Wholebeing Hub reserves the right to update or change these terms at any time. When significant changes are made, users will be notified accordingly. Continued use of the platform after any changes constitutes acceptance of the new terms.

19.5. Assignability:

You may not assign your rights or delegate your obligations under these terms without our prior written consent. However, the Wholebeing Hub may assign its rights or delegate its obligations under these terms without restriction.

19.6. Force Majeure:

Neither party shall be held liable for any delay or failure in performance under these terms due to unforeseen circumstances beyond its reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, natural disasters, war, civil unrest, labor disputes, or other similar events.

19.7. Headings:

The section headings in these terms are used solely for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance.

19.8. No Third-Party Beneficiaries:

These terms are for the benefit of the Wholebeing Hub and you only. They are not intended to benefit any third party, and do not confer any rights or remedies on any third party.

19.9. Notices:

All notices or other communications required or permitted by these terms shall be in writing and shall be deemed given when delivered personally, or by email, or three days after being sent by post to the address of the party to receive them.

19.10. Survival:

Provisions of these terms which by their nature should survive termination (including, without limitation, confidentiality obligations, warranty disclaimers, and limitations of liability) shall survive, irrespective of the cause of termination.

20. Changes to the Terms

20.1. Updates & Modifications:

The Wholebeing Hub reserves the right to update, modify, or change these Terms and Conditions at any time. Such changes will become effective immediately upon posting on our website, unless stated otherwise.

20.2. Responsibility to Stay Updated:

It is your responsibility to periodically review these Terms and Conditions to stay informed about any updates. Continued use of our platform after changes have been posted implies your agreement to those changes.

20.3. Notification:

While we aim to notify our users of any significant changes to the terms, it may not always be feasible. It is advisable to check our terms regularly for any updates. Any changes we deem significant will be communicated to our users via email or through prominent notices on our platform.

20.4. Acceptance of Changes:

By continuing to use the Wholebeing Hub after changes to these Terms and Conditions have been posted, you signify your acceptance of the updated terms. If you do not agree with the changes, you should discontinue using our platform.

20.5. Previous Agreements:

The latest version of these Terms and Conditions supersedes all previous agreements or versions related to the use of the Wholebeing Hub.

21. Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback regarding these Terms and Conditions, please reach out to us through our contact form. We value your feedback and will respond to your inquiries as promptly as possible.

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