Style Coach Academy Contract
GROUP COACHING PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT
This Group Coaching Participation Agreement (“Agreement”) governs the terms and conditions for participation by the Participant identified in this enrollment (“Participant”) in a group coaching program (“Style Coach Academy”) created by Nikki Venus & Company, LLC.
1.1 Company is in the business of providing coaching services in the areas of business strategy and business consulting. You desire to become a client according to the following, legally binding terms:
II. THE PROGRAM
The Program is a six-month group coaching program for personal stylists and style coaches organized to educate participants about operating and growing their styling business. The Program will run from the day your payment is received (“Program Start Date”) by Nikki Venus & Company, LLC through 6 months (“Program End Date”).
2.1 Program Fee
The fee of the Program is $4,000.
The Program Fee includes:
● Access to membership portal with trainings for duration of enrollment
● Access to (2) monthly group coaching calls for duration of enrollment
● Access to (2) monthly Style Coach PowerUPs for duration of enrollment
● Access to (3) 1:1 coaching calls for duration of enrollment (only allowed 1 rescheduled session)
● Access to our private communication hub for duration of enrollment
2.2 For Participants Selecting the Payment Plan
(a) Payment and Expenses
Participant must agree to this Agreement and make an Initial Payment of $850 to the Company (“Initial Payment”). Failure to agree to this Agreement and pay the Program Fee by the foregoing deadline will result in Participant forfeiting his/her admission into the Program.
The remaining two (6) monthly installments of $850 must be paid each consecutive month starting 30 days after Initial Payment until the Program Fee is paid in full.
Participant authorizes Company to automatically charge the credit card on file for any and all Program Fee balances owed and agrees to keep this information current with the Company. If any payment is insufficient or declined for any reason, Company may remove Participant from the Program and shall have no liability in that regard. If the full payment is not received by the due date, a $50.00 late payment fee may be assessed.
Your participation in the Program requires the full financial commitment. You agree to pay this sum in accordance with the Company’s payment options outlined in your client account, via Company’s online payment system. The primary method of payment must be a major credit card with secure checking or savings account from reputable financial institution as a secondary form of payment. Secondary form of payment will be used upon default or missed payment from primary method of payment.
You are responsible for any such expenses that You may incur as it relates to Your participation in the Program. Including but not limited to: equipment and software needed to implement the Program and travel costs. This information is subject to change without notice.
Requests for cancellations and/or refunds received by Company will not be honored and any outstanding balance owed to the Company for the Program must be paid in full. Changes or substitutions cannot be made to the Program participant.
III. PARTICIPANT’S CONDUCT
Participant agrees to conduct him/herself in a dignified and professional manner and shall not engage in any activity that is detrimental to the health, safety, and welfare of other Program participants and attendees. Participant acknowledges and agrees that the Company reserves the right to remove Participant from the Program, without reimbursement, if Company, in its sole discretion, determines that Participant’s behavior creates a disruption or hinders the Program or the enjoyment of the Program by other participants.
The Program may only be accessed by the Participant - the individual who is the customer on record with the Company. The Program, including any usernames or passwords, may only be used by Participant as permitted herein and may not be sold or distributed without the Company’s express written consent.
Participant understands that given the group format of this Program, information provided or shared with the Company or other participants, whether in the form of comments, discussions in Program related forums, coaching calls, webcasts, or otherwise are not confidential.
V. NO LIFETIME ACCESS
Participant understands that his/her enrollment in the Program is for a period of six (6) months. Participant will not have access to the Program after the Program End Date.
Participant agrees that the Company may use any images, audio recordings or video recordings of Participant obtained while enrolled in the Program. Participant waives any right to payment, royalties or any other consideration for the use of such images, audio recordings, or video recordings. Participant waives the right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written or electronic copy, wherein Participant’s likeness appears. The Company is hereby held harmless and released and forever discharged from all claims, demands, and causes of action which Participant, their heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other persons acting on Participant’s behalf of the Participant’s estates have or may have by reason of this authorization.
VII. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
All intellectual property rights in and to the Program, the Program content, and all materials distributed at or in connection with the Program are owned by the Company or the Program partners presenting during the course of the Program. Participant will not use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce such content or materials displayed at, distributed at, or provided in connection with the Program for any reason without the prior written permission of the Company.
SCA™ and the Nikki Venus & Company brand have a zero tolerance policy for petty grievances and personal conflict between members of the program. The SCA™ program and shared platforms are a collaborative, safe space that encourages respect for each other's work, individuality, creativity and intellectual property. Each member is responsible for the security and safety of all their intellectual property and, should there be a conflict of copying, mimicking or stolen information/intellectual property, it is said member's responsibility to address as considered appropriate. SCA™ and the Nikki Venus & Company brand are not responsible for pursuing resolution amongst members or is legally involved with any resulting proceedings from conflicts within the program.
7.1 Company Ownership
Client acknowledges and agrees that all content presented within the scope of this Agreement are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws, and is the sole property of Company and/or its Affiliates. Client is only permitted to use the content as expressly authorized by Company. Except for a single copy made for personal use only, Client may not copy, reproduce, modify, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute any documents or information from this program in any form or by any means without prior written permission from Company. Any unauthorized use of the materials provided during the course of this Agreement may violate copyright, trademark and other applicable laws and could result in criminal or civil penalties.
7.2 Client Ownership
Client acknowledges and understands that all rights in and to all writings, inventions, improvements, processes, procedures, techniques, information and other materials that may be furnished to Company by Client during the course of performing the services are and shall remain the sole and confidential property of Client.
VIII. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
The Company gives no warranties with respect to any aspect of the Program or any materials related thereto or offered in connection with the Program and, to the fullest extent possible under the laws governing this Agreement, disclaims all implied warranties, including but not limited to warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, timeliness, and merchantability. Participant accepts and agrees that he/she is fully responsible for his/her progress and results and that Company offers no representations, warranties or guarantees verbally or in writing regarding Participant’s future earnings, business profit, marketing performance, customer growth, or results of any kind. The Company does not guarantee that Participant will achieve any results using any of the ideas, tools, strategies or recommendations presented at the Program, and nothing at the Program is a promise or guarantee to Participant of such results.
Either party may terminate this Agreement by written notice to the other party. Client agrees and understands that a termination of this Agreement does not remove or negate its obligation to pay Company for the full costs of this Program.
X. GOVERNING LAW; VENUE; DISPUTE RESOLUTION
This Agreement shall be construed under and in accordance, with laws of the State of Georgia and any dispute arising from it must be handled exclusively in the County of Gwinnett, Snellville. The Parties agree to attempt to resolve any dispute, claim or controversy arising out of or relating to this Agreement by mediation. The Parties further agree that their respective good faith participation in mediation is a condition precedent to pursuing any other available legal or equitable remedy, including litigation, arbitration or other dispute resolution procedures. If any legal action or other proceeding is brought for the enforcement of the Agreement, or because of an alleged dispute, breach, default, or misrepresentation in connection with any of the provisions of the Agreement, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorneys’ fees and other costs incurred in that action or proceeding, in addition to any other relief to which it or they may be entitled.
Client agrees to indemnify and hold Company harmless from all claims, losses, expenses, fees including attorney fees, costs, and judgments that may be asserted against Client that result from the acts or omissions of Client and/or Client’s employees, agents, or representatives. Company will have no obligation to defend or indemnify Client, or to hold Client harmless, in connection with any claim that is based upon: (i) the combination, operation or use of the services and/or the deliverables with any materials or data not supplied by Company if such infringement would have been avoided but for such combination, operation or use; or (ii) any changes, modifications, improvements, additions or revisions of or to the services and/or the deliverables that are made by or on behalf of Client.
11.2 Force Majeure
Company shall have no liability to the Client under this Agreement if it is prevented from, or delayed in, performing its obligations under this Agreement or from carrying on its business by acts, events, omissions or accidents beyond its reasonable control, including (without limitation) strikes, failure of a utility service or transport network, act of God, war, riot, civil commotion, malicious damage, disease or quarantine restrictions compliance with any law or governmental order, rule, regulation or direction, accident, fire, flood, storm or default of suppliers or subcontracts. The Company’s obligation to perform its obligations shall be suspended during the period required to remove such force majeure event. Company shall notify the Client as soon as reasonably possible of the force majeure event and propose a suitable alternative accommodation, if any.
All notices, requests, demands and other communications required or permitted to be made hereunder will be in writing and will be deemed duly given if delivered via email, hand-delivered against a signed receipt therefor, sent by certified mail, return receipt requested, first class postage prepaid, or sent by nationally recognized overnight delivery service, in each case addressed to the party entitled to receive the same at the address appearing in this Agreement. Either party may alter the address to which communications are to be sent by giving notice to the other party.
If any term, provision, covenant, or condition of the Agreement is held by an arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, the rest of the Agreement shall remain in full force and effect and shall in no way be affected, impaired, or invalidated.
XII. PRIOR AGREEMENTS SUPERSEDED
This Agreement constitutes the sole and only agreement by and between the Parties. It supersedes any prior understandings or written or oral agreements between the Parties concerning the subject matter discussed herein.
I hereby certify and acknowledge that I have had the opportunity to read this Agreement. I further state that I have voluntarily entered into this Agreement fully aware of its terms and conditions.