CAREERIST CONSULTING GROUP PTY LTD (ABN 74 629 117 826)

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

These terms and conditions form the basis of the agreement between you and Careerist Consulting Group Pty Ltd (ABN 74 629 117 826) (Careerists).  The agreement consists of the following documents:

  • These Terms and Conditions;
  • The completed Application Form including the Application Questionnaire, completed either online or offline;
  • The Enrolment Package Outline; and
  • Our Privacy Policy.

THE AGREEMENT

By signing the Application Form, paying the Minimum Deposit, or by signing up online to a Careerists Coaching Package, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) and our Privacy Policy.

We suggest that before you sign the registration form or orally agree to us providing Services that you read through these terms and conditions. If you have any questions concerning them please ask us.

You should keep a copy of these terms and conditions for your records.

DEFINITIONS

Application Form means the document which sets out your personal details, Selected Careerists Program, details of the agreed payment method.

Application Questionnaire means the questionnaire containing questions relevant to your business that is sent to you following your enrolment in any of the Careerists programs, for you to complete.

Enrolment Package Outline means the document containing the description of any of the Careerists programs and the included services on offer from time to time.

Event means a retreat, seminar, networking event, coaching session or promotion and other planned session organised or produced by Careerists, whether live or online.

Intellectual Property means all intellectual property rights of whatever nature anywhere in the world conferred under statute, common law or equity and includes rights in respect of or in connection with copyright, whether or not registered or registrable, and includes the right to apply for or renew the registration of such rights.

Losses means all losses including financial losses, damages, legal costs and other expenses of any nature whatsoever;

Minimum Deposit is the amount specified as the minimum deposit payable for the Selected Careerists Program in the Application Form.

Online Content means all content on Careerists Member Website including but not limited to ebooks, tables, educational materials, apps, video webinars, and audio material.

Paid in Full Payment means payment of the entire cost of the Selected Careerists Program at the time of signing the Application Form or signing up online.

Participant means any person enrolled in any Selected Careerists Program.

Payment Plan means an instalment arrangement for the payment of the full cost of the Selected Careerists Program in equal instalments, the first payment being due prior to commencement of the Selected Careerists Program.

Selected Careerists Program means the level of services that you have selected to receive at the time of signing the Application Form, as outlined in the Enrolment Package Outline.

Careerists Client and/or You means the individual named in the Application Form.

Careerists Website means the website www.careerists.com.au and all associated subdomains and mobile websites.

Careerists Member Website means the parts of Careerists Website to which access is limited to clients of Careerists currently enrolled to a Selected Careerists Program.

Careerists Member Facebook Group means the closed Facebook group for clients of Careerists

Careerists, We, Us and our refers to Careerists (ABN 74 629 117 826) and includes the principals, directors, employees, representatives and assigns.

Careerists Coaching Packages means all products and services provided by Speakers Institute including but not limited to mentoring programs, products, seminars, Online Content, coaching, consulting, marketing services and media containing recorded materials, photography and videography.

ENROLMENT AND PAYMENT

1              Enrolment in the Selected Careerists Program is subject to approval by Careerists.  The application process consists of:

1.1        Completion of the details in the Enrolment Package outline including the Application Form and Application Questionnaire; and

1.2        Payment of the Minimum Deposit, or if applicable, a Paid in Full Payment.

2              Completion of the Application Questionnaire provides information about you which enables Careerists to:

2.1        Ensure your suitability for enrolment in the Selected Careerists Program;

2.2        Confirm your intention to commit to this Agreement for the full term; and

2.3        If applicable, tailor the Selected Careerists Program to your specific business and personal needs.

3              Payment for the Selected Careerists Program may be made either by a Paid in Full Payment at the time of enrolment, or by way of a Payment Plan. 

4              The pricing for all Careerists Coaching Packages is outlined in the Enrolment Package Outline and may be updated by Careerists at any time.

5              The price does not include travel or accommodation costs associated with any Event included in the Selected Careerists Program.

6              The Paid in Full price for any Selected Careerists Program is lower than the corresponding price for the same Selected Careerists Program.  This difference in pricing acknowledges the lower administration required from a Paid in Full payment.

7              If you do not make a Paid in Full Payment prior to the date for final payment outlined in the Enrolment Package Outline, then you will be charged the Payment Plan price for the Selected Careerists  Program.

8              You acknowledge that if you are accepted into the Selected Careerists Program, you are responsible for the payment of fees for the entire course of the Careerists Program, regardless of whether you actually attend or complete the work involved and regardless of whether you have selected a Paid In Full Payment or Payment Plan.  No refunds will be issued and all payments must be made.  If a payment remains outstanding for greater than 30 days, the balance for the remainder of payments becomes due immediately and an invoice will be issued for the full amount.

9              Payment Plans will be approved subject to you providing us your credit card or debit card details for payments on the date of completing the Application Form.

10          Where you have selected to pay by Payment Plan, the first instalment will be payable at the time of completing the Application Form. 

11          Your enrolment in the Selected Careerists Program may not be resold, transferred or offered for resale at a premium (including via online auction sites) or used for advertising, promotion or other commercial purposes (including competitions and trade promotions) or to enhance the demand for other goods and services, either by the original purchaser or any subsequent bearer without the prior written consent of Careerists and other than in accordance with the conditions set out in this agreement.  If an enrolment in a Selected Careerists Program is sold, transferred or used in breach of this clause, the enrolment may be cancelled without a refund and the bearer of the enrolment may be refused admission to the Selected Careerists Program.

COOLING OFF PERIOD

12          If you choose to cancel your enrolment for any reason within 3 business days of signing the Application Form (the “cooling-off period”), then we will refund you the total amount paid to us.

13          The cooling off period commences on the date of signing the Application Form, regardless of when your enrolment is accepted by Careerists or when the total Minimum Deposit is paid.

14          Notice of cancellation within the cooling off period must be given by email to support@careerists.com.au with “Cooling Off Cancellation” in the subject line of the email.

15          Refunds claimed within the cooling off period will be approved within 7 business days and processed within 10 business days of being approved by Careerists.

16          After expiry of the cooling off period, cancellations will not be accepted for any reason other than those stated in clause 28.

PAYMENT FOR ENROLMENTS – PAYMENT PLAN OPTION

17          Payments are in equal instalments as set out in the Enrolment Package Outline and must be paid each period when they become due.

18          Changes to a Payment Plan are at the absolute discretion of Careerists.  Any request for changes to a Payment Plan must be received in writing to support@careerists.com.au.

19        If your credit card or debit card details change, you must notify Careerists of your changed credit card or debit card details by sending an email to support@careerists.com.au not less than 10 days prior to the next scheduled payment date.

20          If a payment under a Payment Plan is declined by your bank or credit card provider, Careerists reserves the right to charge you for any merchant processing fees or penalties incurred by reason of the declined payment. 

21          If Careerists is unable to recoup payments payable by you under a Payment Plan by reason of cancellation of your credit or debit card, Careerists reserves the right to issue an invoice to you for the balance of all monies due for the Selected Careerists Program. 

Outstanding fees

22          In the event that Careerists must issue an invoice in accordance with clause 8 or 22 above, and monies remain outstanding for over 30 days, Careerists reserves the right to:

22.1    Charge interest on all money outstanding in accordance with the General Interest Charge as published by the Australian Taxation Office from time to time;

22.2    Report the fact of the non payment of the invoice to a credit reporting agency; and

22.3    Assign the right to enforce any debts due to it to a third party, without further consultation to you.

23         You agree to indemnify Careerists from and against all costs and disbursements incurred by Careerists in recovering the debt (including but not limited to internal administration fees, legal costs on a solicitor and client basis, Careerists collection agency costs, and bank dishonor fees.

Refunds and termination

24          Occasionally we may need to cancel a Program.  We will make every effort to reschedule your Careerists Program.  However, in the rare and unlikely event of a cancellation without reschedule, a full refund will be paid within 10 days of notice of cancellation. Careerists Pty Ltd will have no further liability to participants in respect to cancellation without reschedule.

25         After the cooling off period set out in clause 13 has expired, subject to clause 27 below, no refunds will be given, regardless of whether or not you have participated in the Careerists Program, attended any Event or completed any activities.  

26          If you are on a Payment Plan and request to terminate your participation in the Selected Careerists Program due to unforeseeable personal circumstances (terminal illness, death of a family member, extreme financial hardship) that prevent you from completing your program, you must give 14 days’ notice in writing to support@careerists.com.au

27 100% Satisfaction Guarantee:

In the event that, after the first session, the client can provide evidence that, the knowledge they have gained, practiced and applied from the Program has not benefitted them in any way.

Payment will be refunded after the evidence is examined and evaluated by Careerists to determine if the evidence is justified.

27.1          Acceptance or rejection of requests for termination is entirely within the Careerists sole discretion. If we accept your request for termination, in accordance with clause 28 and 31, no further payments will be deducted and no refund will be issued in respect of payment for previous months or part thereof. 

ACCESS TO THE CAREERISTS MEMBER FACEBOOK GROUP

28          If included in your Selected Careerists Program, you will also receive details of the Careerists Member Facebook Group, and your request to join will be accepted within two days of requesting access.  Your access to the Careerists Member Facebook Group will be subject to your compliance with the Facebook Community guidelines and terms of use, as well as the group guidelines.

YOUR COMMITMENT

29        By signing this Agreement, you agree that you will:

29.1    Participate in the activities and perform the tasks assigned to you by Careerists as part of your coaching process;

29.2    Commit for the full duration of the Selected Careerists Program; and

29.3    Complete all coaching sessions included in the Selected Careerists Program.

30          By signing the Application Form, you agree that we may, at our sole discretion, terminate this agreement and limit, suspend or terminate your participation in the Careerists Program without refund of payments made if you:

30.1    Breach these terms;

30.2    Become disruptive or difficult to work with;

30.3    Fail to follow the guidelines of the program; or

30.4    Impair or otherwise interfere with the participation of our instructors or any other Participant in the program.

31          We respect your confidential and proprietary information, ideas, plans and trade secrets (“Confidential Information”).  Accordingly, you agree to:

31.1    keep confidential and not disclose to any person any Confidential Information belonging to any other Participant in the program;

31.2    not infringe the copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of any other participant or Speakers Institute. 

31.3    only use the Confidential Information of any other participant for the purposes of discussion during the program.

32          You acknowledge that by entering this agreement, you represent to Careerists that payment of the fees for your Selected Careerists Program will not place a significant financial burden on you or your family.

DISCLAIMER AND DISCLOSURE

33          We do not offer a guarantee that you will achieve the same or similar results.  Your success depends on many factors, including your background, dedication, participation, desire, and motivation. 

34         The information provided during or in relation to any Event is for general purposes only and it does not purport to be comprehensive or to render specific financial or legal advice. The information provided during or in relation to the Event should not be regarded as financial or legal advice. You should always seek independent legal and/or financial advice specific to your needs from a qualified practitioner before making business decisions.  This disclaimer does not purport to exclude any warranties implied by law which may not be lawfully excluded.

35          You acknowledge that there is an inherent risk in any business enterprise or activity and agree there is no guarantee that you will achieve a higher income as a result of your participation in the Selected Careerists Program.  You agree that Careerists, its directors, principals, employees and representatives, will not be liable for any Losses that may arise out of any business or career decisions made by you at any time. 

36         You acknowledge that we may pay commissions or referral payments to third parties arising from this agreement.

37          If the Selected Careerists Program is prevented or cancelled due of an unforeseeable act of God, an inevitable accident, fire, blackout, flood or any other calamity, or if by reason of strikes, or lockouts, or any other events beyond the direct control of the organiser, then we may either reschedule the Selected Careerists Program or cancel and refund as per clause 25 of these terms and conditions.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

38          All material relating to Careerists Coaching Packages, Selected Careerists Programs and Careerists Workshops are subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights.  The copyright in all such materials remains the property of their respective owners and may not be recorded, used or reproduced, without the express written permission of the copyright owner. You agree not, at any time, to do anything that would infringe the intellectual property rights in such materials.

39          You agree that damages may be an inadequate remedy to a breach of these Terms and acknowledge that Careerists will be entitled to seek injunctive relief if such steps are necessary to prevent violations of its intellectual property rights.

INDEMNITY

40          You agree to fully indemnify and keep indemnified Careerists in respect of:

40.1    any Losses suffered by any person; or

40.2    any claim made against Careerists, including but not limited to all costs on an indemnity basis;

by reason of your negligence or breach of these terms, or arising out of any circumstance relating to your participation in the Careerists Programs.

GENERAL

41          The laws of the state of Victoria govern this agreement.

42          Should any part of this agreement be determined by a court to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of the agreement will be unaffected.

43          The failure of Careerists or any third party supplier to enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not constitute or be construed as a waiver of such provision or of the right to enforce it at a later time.

44         This agreement may not be varied except with the written approval of a director of Careerists.

45          All terms, conditions and warranties implied by statute that are excludable are excluded from this agreement. Such terms, conditions and warranties implied by statute that are not excludable are not excluded from this agreement but our liability for breach of such conditions and warranties implied by statute that are not excludable is limited to the total amount paid by you to Careerists under this agreement.