Welcome to: Wilfrid Laurier University’s Women Entrepreneurship & Leadership Lab (the WELL). We are so excited to have you here!
By participating in the Women Entrepreneurship & Leadership Lab (hereinafter: the “Membership”), signing this Agreement, or accessing this Membership site: https://thewell.honeycommb.com (hereinafter: the “Site”) you hereby agree to the following terms outlined herein.
We encourage you to read this Agreement carefully before accessing the Membership and/or using any proprietary materials associated with the Women Entrepreneurship & Leadership Lab (the WELL) including any written, audio, or visual presentations or documents associated with the Membership (hereinafter: the “Materials”).
The terms and conditions of this subscription Membership Site are entered into and effective as of the date of purchase between you (hereinafter the “Member”) and Wilfrid Laurier University (hereinafter: the “University”).
Please understand that if you do not understand or accept this Agreement, we ask you to kindly not access any of the University’s proprietary materials. If you have any questions you may kindly email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Materials appearing on this Site are provided as either informational or educational services for the Member to learn from. The owner of this Site, Wilfrid Laurier University, and its directors, agents, employees and affiliates assume no responsibility or liability for any consequence resulting directly or indirectly from any action or inaction you take based on the information found on or Materials linked to on this Site.
To access or use our Membership, you must be 18 years of age or older . By using this Membership Site, you represent that you are at least 18 years old and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
In consideration of your enrollment into the Membership, and access to the Site, the Member agrees to the following:
1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS: The following Terms and Conditions Agreement is a legally binding agreement that shall govern the relationship with our Members which may interact or interface with the University, our Membership and our subsidiaries and affiliates. Your access to and use of this Membership and Site signifies your acceptance and agreement of the Terms and Conditions.
2. SCOPE OF SUBSCRIPTION: The Members access to the Membership includes the following: a community of women entrepreneurs working to start and grow their businesses: live chats, events and workshops; virtual networking, accountability and coworking meetups.
The Member understands and accepts that any additional services provided for or offered by the University may require additional fees and signing of a separate agreement to be discussed and agreed upon by the Member and University.
3. MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES:
(a) SUBSCRIPTION RATE: In consideration for your access and enrollment to the Membership provided by the University as set forth in Section 2, the Member agrees to pay the current Membership fee as outlined at checkout at the time of joining. The Member understands that the Membership will be a monthly pre-authorized payment to be paid thirty  days after their initial enrollment, and monthly thereafter.
(b) PRE-AUTHORIZATION: The Member authorizes upon their first transaction for the University to charge their initial payment method and bank account monthly in accordance with the terms herein. The Member agrees to provide complete, current, and accurate payment information and to update the University should any payment information change. The Member further understands that in the event any authorized charge applied by the University to the Member’s method of payment fails, the Member must pay all amounts due upon demand, together with applicable collection costs.
(c) PAYMENT DISPUTE POLICY: The Member agrees to not dispute any charges at any time. In the event the Member inadvertently disputes a charge made to their account, the Member agrees to immediately cancel and/or withdraw such a dispute. The Member is responsible for any and all fees outstanding to the University, inclusive of attorney fees associated with recouping payment on disputes and any collection fees associated with such an event. If the Member has any questions about a charge made to their account, they may kindly email us at: email@example.com.
(e) NO RESULTS GUARANTEED: The Member understands that any amount of success or benefit from the Membership and Site, is dependent upon the Member’s level of participation in the Membership. In order to get the most out of the Membership, the Member must also work to participate in the Membership, implement the tools and strategies learned throughout the Membership, and make considerable efforts towards the Member’s own development on the Member’s own time. The Member is fully responsible for their own level of success and results.
4. TERM: The Term of this Agreement shall commence on the date of the Member’s enrollment in the Membership for one  month. Upon completion of the Term, the Membership will transition to a month-to-month Membership basis and shall continue indefinitely based upon the duration of the Member’s subscription in the Membership. Upon the Members cancellation of the subscription, the Member will no longer have access to the Membership thirty days after notice of cancellation.
5. CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS:
(a) The Member may cancel their access to the Membership and Site at any time for any reason by accessing the Settings and then Subscriptions area of the Site.
(b) The Member understands that the University may alter the subscription price from time to time. This will not affect any members on a subscription, however, if a Member would like to pause or cancel their subscription, they will lose their preferred Member pricing.
(c) The Member understands the University does not offer any refunds for payments made. The Member understands that subject to the Refund Policy herein, all sales are final and are not eligible for any refund under any circumstance, be it known or unknown now or in the future, if the Member has/had access to the Membership. The Member further agrees and understands that changing their mind about the Membership, failing to follow through or understand the details of the Membership, not experiencing the results they expected or desired, or experiencing any other similar situations does not, under any circumstance, warrant a refund. The Member further accepts that disputing a charge through their own financial institution is a violation of this Agreement and agrees not to do so. Please refer to Section 3 (d) for the University’s Payment Dispute Policy.
(d) The Member may use the Site and Membership for lawful purposes only. The Member shall not post or transmit through the Site any material which violates or infringes the rights of the University or others, which is racist, unethical, threatening, abusive, defamatory, libelous, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable, contains injurious formulas, recipes, or instructions, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law. Doing so is grounds for termination of Membership, at the University’s discretion.
In the event that the Member engages in abusive or otherwise unprofessional behavior as outlined above, in the Membership community forum or Site, towards representatives of the University or other members, the University reserves the right to cancel the Member’s Membership and terminate access to the Membership and Site, without warning. No refund will be provided in the event that this takes place. The Member will remain obligated to pay all remaining unpaid Membership fees in full.
The Member agrees to communicate with other members with the utmost respect and professionalism.
(e) In the unlikely event that an event is cancelled, the University will make every effort to arrange alternative programming, but cannot guarantee it will be able to do so. Cancellation or rescheduling of programming will not be considered grounds for a refund of any kind.
6. NO GUARANTEES:
(a) The Member understands that the University cannot guarantee the outcome of access to the Membership Site. The University makes no guarantees that the scope of Membership subscription as outlined herein shall be provided to you in accordance with this Agreement. The Member acknowledges that the University cannot guarantee any results of the Membership, as such outcomes are based on subjective factors (including, but not limited to, Member’s participation) that cannot be controlled by the University. Any testimonials or reviews shared by the University are not a representation of guaranteed results, only possible results. Should the Member not achieve their desired result, this shall not be grounds for a refund.
(b) TESTIMONIALS: The Site and extended social media platforms may feature testimonials from previous members and/ or customers of the University’s products, packages and/or services. These are intended to provide readers with comments, feedback and information from other’s experiences with our products, packages and/or services. All testimonials are from actual members, sharing their real, honest opinions and results from their use of the Site, products, packages and/or services. These testimonials are not to be considered as a guarantee for all members to expect the same or similar results. Nor do these testimonials guarantee any level of results. The Member accepts that by viewing the selected testimonials that they do not expect the same results, and accepts that results will vary on a case-by-case basis.
(c) AFFILIATE LINKS: From time to time, and upon the Member’s request, the University and/or its representatives may provide the Member with recommendations or referrals for third party service providers. The University in no way guarantees the quality of service provided by any third party and bears no liability with respect to such service or experience. The University may also provide the Member with affiliate links under which the University may be compensated monetarily.
(d) TECHNICAL ISSUES: The Member accepts that no recording of live calls, trainings or guest experts will be provided, or rescheduled if there is a technical error that prohibits or damages the recording, or due to any external Acts of Gods prohibiting or damaging the recording.
(e) The University may choose to be excused of any further performance obligations in the event of a disastrous occurrence outside of the University’s control, that materially affects the performance of Membership services provided under this Agreement, such as:
an act of God (inclusive of natural disasters, fires, explosions, earthquakes, hurricane, flooding, storms or infestation);
or other (inclusive of hostility, war, invasion);
or any hazardous situation created outside the control of either the Member or University (inclusive of a riot, pandemic, disorder, nuclear leak or explosion, or act or threat of impending terrorism).
(a) MEMBER INFORMATION: Any and all Member information and data of a confidential nature, including but not limited to any and all design, creative, marketing, sales, operating, performance, know-how, business and process information (“Confidential Information”), shall be treated by the University in the strictest confidence and not disclosed to third parties or used by the University for any purpose other than for providing the Member with the services specified herein, without the Member’s express written consent, other than to comply with the law. The Confidential Information shall not include any information which (a) becomes available to the public through no breach of confidentiality by University, (b) was in University’s possession prior to receipt from the disclosure, (c) is received by University independently from a third party free to disclose such information, or (d) is independently developed by the University without use of the Member’s Confidential Information.
(b) PARTICIPANT INFORMATION: The Member agrees to keep confidential any Confidential Information, as defined in paragraph 7(a), shared by fellow participants in the Membership (“Participants”). Any Confidential Information shared by Participants is confidential, proprietary, and belongs solely and exclusively to the Participant who discloses it. The Member agrees not to disclose, reveal or make use of any Confidential Information or any transactions, during discussions, on any group forum, be it Facebook or otherwise. The Member agrees not to use such Confidential Information in any manner other than in discussion with other Participants in the Membership. Confidential Information shall not include information rightfully obtained from a third party. The Member will keep Participants’ Confidential Information in the strictest confidence and shall use their best efforts to safeguard the Confidential Information and to protect it against disclosure, misuse, loss and/or theft. Your content is user-generated content, and members can choose to delete their account by contacting the vendor directly and should be aware the University may not be able to provide records in cases of record access or correction requests.
(c) UNIVERSITY INFORMATION: The Member agrees to keep confidential any Confidential Information, as defined in Section 7(a), shared by the University in the Membership. Any Confidential Information shared by University, its employees, or contractors is confidential, proprietary, and belongs solely and exclusively to the University. The Member agrees not to disclose, reveal or make use of any Confidential Information or any transactions, during any discussions had as part of the Membership or in relation to the Membership, or otherwise. The Member agrees not to use such Confidential Information in any manner other than in discussion with other Participants in the Membership. The Confidential Information shall not include information rightfully obtained from a third party. The Member will keep University’s Confidential Information in the strictest confidence and shall use the best efforts to safeguard the Confidential Information and to protect it against disclosure, misuse, loss and theft.
(d) VIOLATIONS OF CONFIDENTIALITY: The Member agrees that if the Member violates or displays any likelihood of violation, the University and/or other Participants of the Membership will be entitled to injunctive relief to prohibit any such confidentiality violations to protect against the harm of such violations.
8. NON-DISPARAGEMENT: The Member shall not at any time, either throughout or post their access to the Membership and/or Site, directly or indirectly take any action and/or make, publish, file or record any oral or written statements that would likely have a negative or injurious impact upon, or that is derogatory, defamatory, libel or slanderous in nature to the University, Membership and/or speakers in the Membership in any way.
9. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: Unless otherwise stated, the University and/or its licensors own the property rights for all material in the Membership, and in any digital products sold or downloaded through the Membership and/or Site, as well on accompanying social media platforms, inclusive of but not exhaustive of, Instagram, Facebook (private pages and groups), TikTok, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest. All intellectual property rights are reserved. If the University has Materials in the Membership that are available for download, permission is granted to the Member to download copies of the Materials for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only.
This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title. Under this license, the Member may access the Site for personal use, but the Member may not:
Modify, copy, republish, reproduce, or redistribute the Materials;
Use the Materials for any commercial purpose, including but not limited to: sell, rent, sub-license, or use for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
Transfer the Materials to another person or ‘mirror’ the Materials on any other server.
If such behaviour is discovered or suspected, this license shall automatically terminate if you are found to have violated any of these restrictions and may be terminated by the University at any time. The University reserves the right to immediately revoke your access to the Membership and/or Site, without refund, and reserves the right to prosecute any actionable infringement or misuse to the full extent of the law. Upon terminating the Member’s viewing of these Materials or upon termination of this license, the Member must destroy any downloaded Materials in their possession whether in electronic or printed format.
The University further reserves the right to request that the Member remove all links or any particular link to our Site that the Member may have posted or have access too. The Member hereby accepts to immediately remove all links associated with the Membership, University or Site, upon request from the University.
Any requests for permission to use any Materials or content posted on this Site, must be made before the Member wishes to use any such content and may be made by sending an email with their written request to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
10. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: In no event shall the University or its affiliates be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption,) modification, interruption, suspension or discontinuance arising out of the use or inability to view or use the Materials or content on the Membership Site, even if the University has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage.
The University shall not be held responsible for any content that appears on or through the Membership and/or Site. The Member agrees to protect and defend the University against all claims that may be interpreted as: libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third-party rights.
The Members decision to visit the University Site, use information contained herein, and purchase any products offered is purely voluntary. The Member understands that the University is not responsible or liable for any harm or damage to the Member, or their business resulting from direct or indirect use of Materials or content contained on our Site. The Member agrees to hold the University harmless from any damages directly or indirectly resulting from their use of Materials, content, products or services in the Membership or distributed through email, and agree that the Member will not make any claims against the University herein.
11. INDEMNITY: As a condition of access to the Membership, the Member hereby releases the University and its directors and affiliates from and against any and all liabilities, expenses (which include legal fees) and damages arising out of claims resulting or arising from the Member’s use of this Site.
12. RELEASE OF CLAIMS: The Member releases any right to claims against the University to the maximum extent as permissible under applicable law. The Member agrees that under no circumstances will the University be liable to any party, for any type of damages resulting, or claiming to result from any use of, or reliance on, our Membership or content found therein, and the Member hereby releases the University from any and all claims whether known now or discovered in the future.
13. MODIFICATIONS AND CHANGES: The University reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to modify, replace or revise these Terms and Conditions of this Membership at any time and without notice. What constitutes a material change will be determined at our sole discretion. By continuing to access or use our Site after those revisions become effective, the Member agrees to be bound by the revised terms. If the Member does not agree to the new terms, please stop accessing the University’s Membership and/or Site. The University further reserves the rights to modify, suspend or discontinue, whether temporarily or permanently, the services (or any part thereof) or products, for any reason without notice.
14. SEVERABILITY: If any provision of this Agreement shall be held to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remaining provisions shall continue to be valid and enforceable. If the Court finds that any provision of this Agreement is invalid or unenforceable, but that by limiting such provision it would become valid and enforceable, then such provision shall be deemed to be written, construed, and enforced as so limited.
15. NOTICES: All notices, requests, demands, and other communications under this Agreement shall be in writing and sent to: email@example.com.
16. GOVERNING LAW: Any claim relating to the University Site shall be governed by the laws of the province of Ontario without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
17. ENTIRE AGREEMENT: These Terms and Conditions and any other legal notices, policies and guidelines of the University linked to these Terms and Conditions or contained on this Site constitute the entire Agreement between you and the University relating to your use of this Site and supersede any prior understandings of the parties regarding such subject matter. This Agreement may not be amended or modified except by the University.
The Member and University have executed this Agreement on the date of enrollment by the Member. Completion of enrollment, payment by Member, and granted access to the Site constitutes our Agreement.
18. CONTACT: If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking forward to seeing you, and share with you, in the WELL!