TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Article 1 - Agreement
1.1. There is an agreement when submitting the Application Form and thus accepting the Terms and Conditions and Code of conduct.
1.2 . Registrations will be processed in order of application date.
1.3. NewNature Academy only provides its Terms and Conditions in English. For whomever that cannot read or understand English, it is advised to have the Terms and Conditions read by someone else who does before signing.
Article 2 – Payment terms
2.1. The participant enters into a payment agreement/obligation when submitting the registration form. Once the registration has been accepted, the participant will pay an admission fee of € 200,- (two hundred EURO) within 2 (two) working days to confirm the registration. This admission fee is under no circumstances and in no way
refundable. The full fees of the course are due 5 weeks prior to the start of the course.
2.2. The full fees must be paid completely 5 weeks before the start of the course.
2.3. If the payment periods are not respected and not paid, NewNature Academy
beholds the right to cancel the registration with immediate effect. Already paid payments will not be reimbursed in any case.
2.3. In case an applicant/student applies for a course 4 (four) weeks or less than 4 weeks prior to the start of the course, the 5-day reflexion period (article 3.1.) does not apply for that applicant’s/student’s application. The admission fee of € 200,- must be paid within two days after the application is confirmed by NewNature Academy. After that, there is no reflexion period of any kind or period. Thus, there can be no cancellation/refund after the admission fee is paid with applications within 4 weeks prior to the start of a course. The full fees must be paid 5 days after the admission fee is paid and confirmed by NewNature Academy. In case the applicant applies for a course 2 (two) weeks or less than 2 weeks prior to the start of the course, the full fees must be paid 2 days after the admission fee is paid and confirmed by NewNature Academy. In any case, the full fees must be paid prior to the start of the course. If the full fees are not paid before the starting date of the course, the student cannot participate in the course. In case of cancellation, refund is not possible. This includes the € 200,- admission fee. If the payment terms are not honoured, NewNature Academy will remind the applicant/student once, one time only, to honour the payment terms. Reminders will only be sent by email. It is the applicant’s/student’s responsibility to check his/her inbox for reminders. NewNature Academy only has the responsibility to send one reminder by email. If the applicant/student still does not honour the payment terms within 1 day after the reminder, the reason does not affect this term, NewNature Academy has the right to cancel the applicant’s/student’s application with immediate effect and there will be no refund/compensation/reimbursement of any kind possible. This includes the € 200,- admission fee. This term is only to ensure that applications close to the start of a course are handled fairly.
Article 3 – Cancellation of registrations
3.1. The participant can cancel the registration within 5 (five) days after the registration is accepted. Cancellation can only be done in writing. In this case, the participant will get a refund for the paid amount. The 5-day reflexion period also applies if the participant books the course and the employer and/or the company pays for the course on behalf of the participant.
3.2. After the 5-day reflection period, the registration cannot be cancelled under any circumstances.
3.3. If the employer and/or the company books the course, i.e. submits the registration form, the 5-day reflection period does not apply. The registration will be permanent with immediate effect after being accepted by NewNature Academy.
3.4. Once the course/training starts and the student takes part in it and decides not to continue the course/training any further, it is not possible to cancel the registration. The participant will under no circumstances be reimbursed or compensated for the remaining hours and/or days and/or weeks of the program.
Article 4 – Switching of registration/course/training/program
4.1. The registration can only be switched/moved to another date/training/course/program after consultation with the management of NewNature Academy and a written agreement signed by the management of NewNature Academy.
4.2. After the written agreement, signed by the management of NewNature Academy, changing/switching/moving must occur within 1 year (one year, 365 days) starting from the date of the first/original submission of the registration.
4.3. The participant can only switch his/her enrolment to another course/training/program once. After the initial 1 year, as mentioned in article 4.2., the registration will be cancelled automatically without any notice to the participant as it is the participant’s responsibility to enrol in another course/training/program. The participant will not get a refund/compensation in any form for the payments made up until the cancelation and/or any arrangements made to participate in the course.
4.4. After a written agreement, signed by the management of NewNature Academy, the participant can enrol in another course/training/program mutually agreed upon with the management of NewNature Academy. In this case, a replacement fee of € 200,- (two hundred Euro) will be charged to the participant, on top of the course fees.
4.5. If the cost of the mutually agreed upon course/training/program is higher than the cost of the initially/originally booked course/training/program, the difference must be paid by the student in accordance with the payment conditions specified in Article 2.
4.6. Once the participant participated in a course/training/program, registration cannot be switched/changed/moved under any circumstances. Once the course/training/program has started and the participant participates but decides not to continue the course/training/program, the participant cannot switch/change/move the course/training/program to another date/course/training/program. The registration will be cancelled with immediate effect and the participant is not entitled for a refund/compensation or whatsoever in any kind. All arranges made to take part of the course is the sole responsibility of the participant and NewNature Academy cannot be held responsible for any losses occurred because of cancelation.
Article 5 – Refund/Reimbursement
5.1. Any payments made for a course/training/program cannot be refunded/reimbursed/compensated under any circumstances, excluding the 5-day reflexion period mentioned in article 3.
5.2. Any arrangements/payments made to participate in the course are not in any way a responsibility/liability of/for NewNature Academy and therefore it cannot and will not be compensated by NewNature Academy in any way and/or circumstances.
5.3. NewNature Academy is not responsible in any way for any arrangements made to take part of a course. Leave of absence from work, accommodation or whatever type of arrangements made to take part of the course/training/program is fully the responsibility of the applicant/student and in case of cancellation due to any of the reasons mentioned in the Terms and Conditions of NewNature Academy, NewNature Academy cannot be held responsible in any way and/or in any circumstances.
Article 6 – Changing of dates/course/training/program
6.1. The management of NewNature Academy beholds the right to change dates, times, fees, contents and prices of any and every courses/trainings and programs.
Article 7 – Cancelation of courses
7.1. The management of NewNature Academy has the right to cancel the course/training/program without having to explain the motivations to the participants. The management of NewNature Academy will look for a suitable solution that it sees fit. The management of NewNature Academy cannot meet everyone’s wishes and needs, therefore it will make this decision on its own without prior approval of the participants. The decision made by the management of NewNature Academy is binding, irrevocable and final.
7.2. NewNature Academy is not responsible in any way for any arrangements made to take part of that course. Leave days from work, accommodation or whatever type of arrangements made to take part of the course/training/program is fully the responsibility of the applicant/student and in case of cancellation due to any of the reasons mentioned in the Terms and Conditions of NewNature Academy. NewNature Academy cannot be held responsible in any way and/or in any circumstances.
7.3. In case of events outside of the control (force majeure) of the management of NewNature Academy, the management of NewNature Academy will look for a suitable solution that it sees fit. The management of NewNature Academy cannot meet everyone’s wishes and needs therefore it will make this decision on its own without consulting the participants. The decision made by the management of NewNature Academy is binding, irrevocable and final. Any and all arrangements made by participants to take part of the course/training/program is the sole responsibility of the participant. Therefore, NewNature Academy cannot be held responsible and/or liable for the losses/damages caused by the decision and there will be no compensation of any kind.
7.4. In case of globally/internationally/nationally or regionally viral diseases/viruses/bacteria’s or whatever kind of contagious substances is threatening the courses, then the management of NewNature Academy has the right to postpone the course to a later date it sees fit. If the applicant/student cannot take part of the postponed course/training/program, the applicant/student will receive a voucher which can be used for future courses within a year. If the course has already started, the applicant/student will receive a voucher proportional to the days missed because of the events mentioned above. NewNature Academy will follow the orders/recommendations of the government to help the nation. Any compensation/refund will not be possible. NewNature Academy is not responsible in any way for any arrangements made to take part of that course. Leave days from work, accommodation or whatever type of arrangements made to take part of the course/training/program is fully the responsibility of the applicant/student in case of cancellation and/or postponing due to any of the reasons mentioned in the Terms and Conditions of NewNature Academy. NewNature Academy cannot be held responsible in any way and/or in any circumstances. This type of event is an unforeseeable circumstance in which NewNature Academy will seek for a solution it sees fit. NewNature Academy cannot be held responsible for any damages or setbacks caused by that decision.
Article 8 – Liability
8.1. NewNature Academy and their employees cannot be held liable for any form of damages, injuries, thefts, accidents.
8.2. Students are responsible for their own medical and health care. They are
responsible for bringing their own medicine and medical devices.
8.3. NewNature Academy and their employees are not in any way liable for any injuries, thefts or accidents, before, during and after the course/on the course premises.
Article 9 – General conditions
9.1. A certificate/diploma will only be issued if the participant has met all the
criteria/requirements of NewNature Academy. This means that the participant
attended and participated in all of the classes held, the participant complied with the Karma Duty assigned to him/her and passed the practical and theory exams
conforming the NewNature Academy standards. If the participant does not pass the practical and/or the theory exam, the participant will get only one additional
opportunity for both the theory exam as well as the practical exam.
9.2. NewNature Academy has the right to refuse anyone’s participation to any of the courses/trainings/programs without having to give a reason.
9.3. During any course/training/program, NewNature Academy has the right to stop and terminate a participant’s participation to the course/training/program at any time and permanently exclude and remove the participant from the premises/location in case of non-compliance with the rules of conduct. After expulsion, the participant will not be compensated in any way. In case of exclusion, the participant is also obliged to handover any and every material, content, manuals, uniforms etc., received at the beginning of the course/training/program on the spot. In case of non-cooperation of the student/applicant, NewNature Academy will start legal proceedings regarding intellectual property theft.
9.4. NewNature Academy reserves the right to take photos, shoot videos and record any form of audio-visual material before, during and after a course to use the material for professional and commercial purposes.
9.5. The NewNature Academy manual and all other contents are copyrighted by NewNature Academy. Even in possession of the manual and content, it is strictly
forbidden to distribute, share or publish the NewNature Academy manual.
Article 10 – Personal Data
10.1. Personal data is strictly confidential and will not be passed on to third parties by NewNature Academy. NewNature Academy can use the specified e-mail addresses for communication with the participant during and after the course/training/program. This only within the framework of the course/training/program, additional trainings, refreshers courses, etc.
Article 11 – Intellectual property rights
11.1. The copyright of all material of the NewNature Academy courses/trainings/programs, this includes but is not limited to; handbooks, handouts, flyers, course/training/program materials in/of any form etc, belongs solely to NewNature Academy. The contents and the materials are strictly forbidden to be distributed, shared, copied, demonstrated and to be
published in any way by the receiver/participant/student. Even in possession of the content and material it is strictly forbidden to distribute, share, copy, demonstrate and publish these contents and materials in any way by the receiver/participant/student.
All disputes are subject to the law of Brussels, Belgium, and will be decided only by the competent court in Brussels to the exclusion of any other court or way of settling legal or other disputes.
CODE OF CONDUCT
NewNature Academy’s goal and vision is to create a safe and spiritual atmosphere. This naturally includes ethical behaviour, respect and trust. In order to create and maintain such an environment and atmosphere, we explicitly ask the participant/student to carefully read and respect the rules of conduct.
1. The behaviour and attitude of the student must respect the yogic lifestyle in order to enhance the spiritual atmosphere at NewNature Academy.
2. The participant/student shows mutual respect, enhance togetherness and his/her behaviour is free from all manners of harassment and violence against everybody and anything while being a part of the courses/trainings/programs at NewNature Academy.
3. The participants/students are expected to express/share their opinions, ideas and visions openly and respectfully, and to be able to discuss possible differences in a civilized manner.
4. During the entire duration of the course, inside the building of NewNature Academy and outside the premises, participants/students must speak in a respectful manner to and of each other. Harassments, gossips and spreading gossips can result in an immediate stop of the participant’s/student’s course/training/program and will result in complete expulsion from the course/training/program without any possible kind of refund/reimbursement and compensation for the courses/trainings/programs in any form whatsoever.
5. It is not allowed to take pictures, videos and audio recordings inside the premises of NewNature Academy during any course/training/program, except when explicit permission has been given by the management of NewNature Academy.
6. Participation in all of the lessons is mandatory. Failure to participate in the lessons can result in losing the right to take the exams and this will automatically mean that the participant will not receive a certificate/diploma.