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Terms + Conditions

TERMS AND CONDITIONS (Including Privacy Policy) OF USE OF THIS WEBSITE

Last revised on 14th September 2021

V Coach Directory provides coaching services to facilitate coaching by clients who have retained V Coach Directory for coaching services only.  The opinions expressed on this website are those of V Coach Directory with the exception of posts by third parties or clients. V Coach Directory is not responsible for, nor accepts any liability in respect of, the accuracy of the information contained in any post, or the improper application of such information. By entering a post, you represent and acknowledge that you have read, and agree to be bound by these terms and conditions which apply to the use of, and access to, this V Coach Directory website.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

  1. ACCEPTANCE OF OUR TERMS

i) The V Coach Directory website (“V Coach Directory” which term shall include “V COACH DIRECTORY Brand and Marketing Company Pty Ltd” trading as V Coach Directory) is owned and operated by Brand and Marketing Company Pty Limited (ACN 159216001) (“V Coach Directory”). Your use of the V Coach Directory and its facilities is subject to your acceptance and compliance with the terms, conditions, notices, and disclaimers contained in this website page and elsewhere on the V Coach Directory (known collectively as “Terms and Conditions”). You acknowledge that your use of, and/or access to the V Coach Directory website (free or paid) constitutes your agreement to the Terms and Conditions in consideration for the V Coach Directory facilities accessed by you however if you do not acknowledge this agreement, please exit the V Coach Directory website now and/or close your subscriptions. By continuing to use or subscribe to the newsletter, free or paid subscriptions, you are in fact agreeing agree to all the Terms and Conditions laid out herewith.

(ii)      Where anyone uploads their profile to be listed on the V Coach Directory that party agrees to have 1 authentic client review uploaded to that party’s  profile listings in the first month and that party will endeavour to have at least 3 listings uploaded in the first year.

(iii)   the party uploading a profile  also acknowledges that if  that party breaches any of these terms and condition on the V Coach web site or  that party receives 3 or more 1 or 2 star reviews then V Coach Directory reserves the right to cancel that party’s  subscription at any time in the absolute discretion of V Coach Directory (whose decision shall be final)  and in such event V Coach Directory shall have no further obligation to that party and  that party shall have no claim upon V Coach Directory.

(iv)  Any party uploading profiles agrees to not resubmit a new profile unless that party has 3 or more 3-Star reviews to upload in the first month of resubscribing.

  1. CHANGING THE TERMS

V Coach Directory reserves the right to amend the Terms and Conditions at any time so that your visits to or access to V Coach Directory shall be subject to those terms and conditions existing at the time of each visit. Since you are bound by these Terms and Conditions, you should periodically refer to them in this document and elsewhere on the V Coach Directory website. V Coach Directory reserves the right to amend the Terms and Conditions to guest or paid Subscriptions and all who use our site in any capacity need to refer to any such changes and is your responsibility to regularly check the Website to determine if there have been changes to these Terms of Service and to review such changes. Once there is a change a new agreement is constituted upon your next site visit to the site upon the new varied terms and conditions.

  1. USE OF WEBSITE for VISITORS, GUESTS and PAID SUBSCRIBERS

The V Coach Directory allows visitors, guests, and subscribers (free and paid) to browse our content which includes coach profiles, coach events and courses and all information provided by the coach and/or organisation and/or business when signing up for a free or paid subscription. While information is submitted for approval by the V Coach Directory, V Coach Directory takes no responsibility for any errors or incorrect information in content that is written such as names, titles, descriptions, education, credentials references, industry, categories or coaching styles, or imagery such as photographs, drawings, graphics, logos or trademarks or contact information/details such as phone, emails, addresses logos, claims, social media accounts, including details associated with organisations, business or coach listings including or account owner profiles.

Trademarks or copyrighted material may appear on this V Coach Directory website from time to time. Nothing displayed on this website should be taken as granting any licence or rights of use of any logo, masthead or trademark displayed on a website without the express written permission of the relevant owner.

This website may contain posts, surveys or other facilities which are provided for feedback by users of V Coach Directory, real-time interaction between users (including individuals referred to as guests, clients, or coaches) and other electronic messaging and notice services (“Online Facilities” including inbox messaging).

It is a condition of your use of any Online Facility and your access to the V Coach Directory website that you do not do any of the following:

(i)   restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying any post, chat or forum;

(ii)  impersonate any person, company, association, organisation, government, body, or entity

(iii)  engage in or promote any surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, unsolicited emailing, spamming via the V Coach Directory or linked to it

(iv)  stalk or harass or threaten any V Coach Directory user, client, or staff

(v)  post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, inappropriate, profane, or indecent information or material of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable law;

(vi)  post or transmit any material of any kind which violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person, including material which is an invasion of any privacy or publicity rights, or which is protected by copyright, trademark or any other proprietary right, or derivative works with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or relevant right holder;

(vii) post or transmit any material of any kind which contains a virus or other harmful component;

(viii) post, transmit or in any way exploit any material of any kind for commercial purposes, or which contains any promotional material or advertising without authorisation in writing from V COACH DIRECTORY;

(ix)  delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any uploads (if applicable); or

(x)  download anything on this website if you know, or reasonably ought to know, that such material cannot legally be distributed in such a manner such manner.

It is a condition of your use of the website and subscription (Free or Paid) that you comply with the following:

  1. a) Provide true information in all your listings and account owner content
  2. b) No soliciting any user to buy or sell any services or products, unless in accordance with the business listings
  3. c) No copying or harvesting site content in any part unless permission is granted in writing
  4. d) V Coach Directory reserves the right to monitor the information you submit to the site
  5. e) To not give false or misleading information to other users relating to any services
  6. f) Not disclose any confidential information to others without the owner of that information giving prior written permission
  1. V COACH DIRECTORY DUTIES

V Coach Directory may from time to time monitor or review the contents of its Online Facilities. While V COACH DIRECTORY reserves its right to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information and/or materials (in whole or in part) that in V COACH DIRECTORY’s sole discretion is in any way objectionable or in violation of any applicable law or the Terms and Conditions, V COACH DIRECTORY has no obligation whatsoever to monitor any Online Facility or to edit, delete or refuse to post such contents, nor is V COACH DIRECTORY responsible for any content in any Online Facilities (including any information, comments and/or advice of any individual referred to as guest, client or coach whose statements on the V Coach Directory website are solely their own). You expressly acknowledge and agree that any posts or other statements made by you on the Online Facilities are expressions of your opinion or other information and not those of V COACH DIRECTORY unless such statements are authorised in writing by V COACH DIRECTORY.

V COACH DIRECTORY reserves the right to cooperate fully with any law enforcement authority in any jurisdiction in respect of any lawful direction or request to disclose the identity or other information in respect of anyone posting any materials which violate any applicable or relevant law.

  1. COACH FILTERING, REFERRALS OR MATCHING

V Coach Directory offers the visitor, guest, coach, business, or organisation the ability to search through various filters in order to find a suitable match and this function is provided as a service to provide the most accurate information to the visitor and in no way reflects V Coach Directory views, advice or guidance which is the responsibility of the independent coach, organisation or business to provide correctly. We also only provide referrals and coach matching services to free or paid subscribers in accordance with the to the information we are provided and in no way are responsible for the advice, performance or actions of the coach being referred to or any coach referred indirectly by any third party (whether a coach or not). We are also not responsible for any person or business wanting to find a coach where the referred coach does not perform adequately or is otherwise unresponsive.

  1. THIRD PARTIES

Links to websites operated by third parties will appear on this V Coach Directory website from time to time. These websites do not form part of the V Coach Directory website and are not under the control of V Coach Directory or its related bodies corporate and neither V Coach Directory nor its related bodies corporate have any responsibility for the contents of any such linked website. If you link to any such websites, you will be leaving e the V Coach Directory website and do so entirely at your own risk.

V Coach Directory may display third party advertisements, which may or may not contain links to websites operated by third parties. The display of such advertising does not in any way imply a recommendation or endorsement by V Coach Directory or its related bodies corporate of the relevant advertiser, its products, or services or any such linked website unless expressly stated by V COACH DIRECTORY.

  1. CONSUMER RIGHTS
  • V Coach Directory and its related bodies corporate do not exclude any rights and remedies available to you in terms of the Competition and Consumer Act (Cth) or any similar State or Territory legislation in relation to the provision by V Coach Directory or its related bodies corporate of any goods or services of the V Coach Directory which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified. Otherwise, V Coach Directory and its related bodies corporate exclude all conditions and warranties which may be implied by law.
  • To the extent permitted by law, V Coach Directory’s liability for breach of any implied warranty or condition which cannot be excluded is restricted, at V Coach Directory’s option, to:

-in the case of services supplied or offered by V Coach Directory:

  • the re-supply of those services; or
  • the payment of the cost of having those services re-supplied; and

-in the case of goods supplied or offered by V Coach Directory:

  • the replacement of the goods or the supply of equivalent goods;
  • the repair of the goods;
  • the payment of the cost of having the goods replaced; or
  • the payment of the cost of having the goods repaired.

You expressly agree and understand that in no circumstances will V Coach Directory or its related bodies corporate be liable to you for any indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential losses or damages or loss of profits of whatever nature howsoever arising (including but not limited to any act or omission by V Coach Directory or its related bodies corporate) which result from (i) the use of or access to or any inability to use or access the V Coach Directory or any material on the V Coach Directory; (ii) unauthorised access to or alterations of your transmissions or data; or (iii) statements or conduct of any third party on the V Coach Directory.

  1. TERMINATION OF FREE or PAID SUBSCRIPTIONS

V Coach Directory reserves the right at its discretion to terminate your access to this V Coach Directory website at any time without notifying you. In such event:

  • you are no longer authorised to access the V Coach Directory website;
  • you will continue to be subject to and bound by all restrictions imposed on you by these terms & conditions; and
  • all licenses granted by you and all disclaimers by V Coach Directory and limitations of V Coach Directory’s liability set out in these terms and conditions or elsewhere on the V Coach Directory will survive.
  1. USE OF INFORMATION

The posts, opinions or other statements expressed, or information appearing on or sent to you by V Coach Directory is of a general information nature only and should not be relied upon as advice, opinion, or information of a similar or same type as advice, opinion, or information upon which a V Coach Directory user could rely in the course of their business or to make decisions suited to their own particular circumstances. Such advice, opinion or information sought by the V Coach Directory user (if applicable) should be sought by the V Coach Directory user elsewhere such as specialised advice or market research suited to the V Coach Directory user’s own business or particular circumstances in the course of V COACH DIRECTORY advising a client (where such client becomes a user).

  1. WEBSITE CONTENT

All material on the V Coach Directory is provided in good faith. It is derived from sources believed to be accurate and current as at the date indicated by reference to the “Last Updated” indicator on the material provided. Neither V Coach Directory or its related bodies corporate nor its content providers nor their directors or employees make any representation or warranty as to the timeliness, reliability, accuracy, or completeness of the material, nor do they accept any responsibility arising in any way for errors in, or omissions from, that material.

Neither V Coach Directory or its related bodies corporate nor its content providers will be liable for loss resulting from any action or investment decision by you in reliance on any information provided by V Coach Directory, nor for any interruption, delay in operation or transmission, virus, communications failure, Internet access difficulties, or malfunction in equipment or software.

  1. WEBSITE DATA

(i)   If any Data is displayed on the V Coach Directory website or distributed by it from its content providers this data (“Data”) may be used for personal and non-commercial purposes only. The Data should not under any circumstances be considered as professional opinion or advice, market research, investment advice or a securities recommendation. It has been prepared for general information only and not having regard to any particular person’s business or investment objectives, financial situation or needs. (If applicable) If visitors to the V Coach Directory website rely on such Data for making any business or investment decision (which V Coach Directory does not recommend) then any investor or prospective investor should consider, with or without the assistance of a licensed professional or securities adviser, whether any investment is appropriate in light of their particular investment needs, objectives and financial circumstances.

(ii) (If applicable) Any Data shown on the V Coach Directory website is compiled in good faith from data received from public or market sources and V Coach Directory has not verified it for currency or accuracy. Except to the extent required by law V Coach Directory makes no representations or warranties as to its accuracy, timeliness, or completeness. V Coach Directory and its content providers will not be liable in contract, tort (including for negligence) or otherwise for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the use of or inability to use the Data. Any Data shown may be subject to Australian or overseas copyright laws and no part of it may be copied, reproduced, modified, transmitted, or transferred by any process, electronic or otherwise, without the specific permission of V Coach Directory. V Coach Directory is not a licensed Securities or Investment Adviser and accordingly no investment advice is preferred.

  1. AGREEMENT TO TERMS & CONDITIONS

Your use of this website constitutes an agreement to the terms & conditions (unless you exit the site without using the site) and all other specific and additional terms which govern your use of and access to the V Coach Directory website will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of New South Wales, Australia.

  1. PAYMENT TERMS

Our subscriptions are monthly for Free and Paid subscriptions; you are allowed to register AS A COACH and then have up to 1 month to create a listing. If no subscription has been created, then your profile will be deleted. When you pay for your subscription, you will be charged month by month until cancelled by you. If there are not funds available when payment is due, then the listing will be pending (unseen by visitors and coaches) and will be held for 7 days until payment, otherwise content and profile will be deleted.

PRIVACY POLICY

This statement on our privacy policy sets out how ‘V COACH DIRECTORY’ uses and protects any personal information that you give V COACH DIRECTORY when you use this website.

V COACH DIRECTORY is committed to protecting your privacy. You can be assured that should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

The V COACH DIRECTORY privacy policy may be updated from time to time and any changes will be shown here, so ensure you are happy with these changes by checking this page before use. This policy is effective from September 2021.

The term ‘V COACH DIRECTORY’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ or ‘our’ refers to the owner of the website whose registered office is 14 Griffin Place Glebe, NSW 2037 Australia. Our Company ABN: 60159216001. The term ‘you’ refers to the viewer or user of our website.

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?

Name

Title or Tag line

Contact Information such as name, address, phone number and email

Biography and coach industry, category, style, and price range

Other relevant information for customer surveys and for website offers

WHAT HAPPENS TO ANY INFORMATION WE GATHER?

The information that you provide V COACH DIRECTORY is only required to understand your needs and to strive to provide you with better service. The information collected is used for the following reasons:

For our record-keeping internally

To review and to improve our products and services

Periodically we may use your information to email you for market research purposes to better tailor the website to your needs and interests.

From time to time we may send emails about the information we think that you may find interesting, or new offers using the email you have provided.

We use Re-marketing with Google Analytics to advertise online, and we and our third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimise and to serve advertisements based on someone’s past visits to our website. Our third-party vendors, including Google, also show our advertisements on other sites across the Internet.

HOW DOES V COACH DIRECTORY USE RE-MARKETING FOR ITS OWN ONLINE ADVERTISING?

When conducting online advertising, V COACH DIRECTORY may use Google Analytics, Google AdWords Conversion tracker and/or other Google services, and other third-party sites which place cookies on a browser across the V Coach Directory website(s). This cookie placement helps us increase the effectiveness of V COACH DIRECTORY website visitors. Cookies are set and read by Google, and other third-party sites. You can opt-out of Google tracking at any time by visiting Google Ad Settings page.

V COACH DIRECTORY may also use re-targeting methods which are using AdWords, Facebook, or other third-party re-marketing to market their website(s) on the Internet. Google, Facebook, or other third-party sites place a cookie on a browser. Google, Facebook, or third-party sites read cookies and may present a V COACH DIRECTORY advertisement on a third-party site. This advertising is a key part of the business in order to help advertise and market coaches’ profiles. If you do not wish to be marketed, then please advise us support@vcoachdirectory.com.

All V COACH DIRECTORY users agree to have their listings and account owner details shared across all media platforms at the discretion of the V Coach Directory.

SECURITY

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. We have put in place suitable electronic, physical, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we have collected online to prevent unauthorised breaches, access, or disclosure.

HOW WE USE COOKIES

When you agree to use our website, cookies (which are small files which ask permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive) help analyse website traffic and can let you know when a particular user visits a site again. Cookies allow web apps to respond to you as an individual as users are usually given a unique user number (to keep anonymity). This web application can customise its processes to your requirements, likes by collecting and storing information about your preferences.

We also use traffic log cookies to log which pages are being used so we can analyse data to improve the user experience. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes. After the research is completed, the data is removed from the system.

We also use traffic log cookies to log which pages are being used so we can analyse data to improve the user experience. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes. After the research is completed, the data is removed from the system.

Overall V COACH DIRECTORY only uses cookies to help us provide you with a better website as they enable us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. Please be assured that cookies in no way give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the information you choose to share with us.

Most web browsers accept cookies automatically. You can however usually change your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. Remember this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

There will be links to other websites of interest on the pages of our website. Please note that once you use these links to leave our website, that we do not have any control over that other site and therefore cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

MANAGING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Understanding that we do everything we can to ensure your information is secure, should give our website users peace of mind. However, we understand that some people may still wish to choose to restrict the gathering or use of their personal data. This can be done in the following ways:

When you are asked to fill in your details in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anyone for direct marketing purposes. If you have already given permission for V COACH DIRECTORY to use your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you can always change your mind by emailing us at support@vcoachdirectory.com.

Be assured that V COACH DIRECTORY will not sell, distribute, or lease your personal information to any third parties, unless you have your permission or if we are required by law to do so. We may use your data to send you promotional information about third parties which we think that you may find of interest if you have confirmed that you wish this to happen.

In collecting information, we comply with the Privacy Act 1998 (Cth) where it may be applicable.  

If perhaps you believe that the information, we are holding of you is incorrect or incomplete, simply email us as soon as possible and we will promptly correct any incorrect information.

ENQUIRIES

If you have any questions about the terms and conditions or privacy policy, then please contact us at support@vcoachdirectory.com.