TERMS & CONDITIONS
Welcome to My Yoga Playground
The My Yoga Playground website (from here on referred to as “MYP”) is created to provide you with lifestyle, yoga, nutrition, wellness, and fitness content. This content is provided in the form of, but not limited to, articles, videos, coaching, and courses.
MYP is fully owned by Happy Warrior Inc. and is based out of Prince Edward Island, Canada. The following terms and conditions apply to all websites, services, products offered by Happy Warrior Inc.. This also applies to any content provided by Happy Warrior Inc. on other media platforms, such as (but not limited to) Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, Periscope, podcasts, and on any other 3rd party platforms.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS PRIOR TO USING OUR SERVICE
1. Acceptance of Terms
By using MYP and its services, you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions. This is true whether you are simply browsing our site, have signed up for a free or paid membership, or are using our coaching services. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please discontinue using MYP immediately.
The contents of these terms and conditions can change at any time and are effective as soon as they are posted on the MYP website. You agree to be bound to any changes made. It is your responsibility to check back regularly and review this document.
2. Health, Fitness, & Lifestyle Disclaimer
MYP offers many forms of physical fitness, nutrition, lifestyle coaching, and other health & wellness programs, as well as private coaching services. The physical fitness aspect is not limited to yoga, although yoga is the main focus. Fitness routines may require the use of equipment.
Before beginning any health, fitness, or nutrition routine provided by MYP we strongly recommend getting the consent or advice of a doctor. MYP, its instructors, coaches, bloggers, employees, or any 3rd parties providing information on our sites are not medical practitioners and are not qualified to give medical advice nor can they diagnose conditions. Information of any kind or form provided should never be considered as medical advice or diagnosis.
Physical activity, nutrition, and lifestyle changes always carry the chance of injury, be it physical, mental, or spiritual. Even gentle practices like yoga carry their risks.
It is your responsibility to assess your wellbeing at all times and to refrain or quit doing any activity if you feel that it is harming you. Just because an instructor or coach suggests certain ways of doing an exercise or eating, does not mean it is suited for you and your body. If you are unsure, err on the safe side and choose something more suitable to you.
Information regarding lifestyle changes outside of fitness and nutrition may also be offered. This could be career, relationships, business advice, and anything else that can help an individual lead a more empowered life. MYP, its instructors, coaches, bloggers, employees, or any 3rd parties providing information on our sites or in coaching sessions are not responsible for any lifestyle, career, relationship, or any other changes you may make in your life. You are ultimately responsible for the choices and changes that you make.
You expressly agree to never put a claim against Happy Warrior Inc., its directors, bloggers, instructors, coaches, any of it’s employees or third party providers resulting from injury or lifestyle mishaps of any kind.
3. Use of Content
All content on MYP, is for information purposes and personal use only. Unless approved otherwise, content cannot be downloaded, copied, reproduced, distributed, modified, deleted, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise used for any other purposes without the written consent of Happy Warrior Inc.. The content includes, but is not limited to, names, logos, trademarks, images, text, graphics, photos, videos, artwork, software, or any other material. This includes material that is on MYPs sites but belong to third parties.
4. Your MYP Account
When registering for a MYP account (free or paid), you are required to agree to these terms prior to completing the registration process.
You must provide registration information that is accurate and true, and are responsible to update this information in your customer profile if it ever changes. If any information is untrue or incomplete, MYP reserves the right to suspend or cancel membership without notice.
When registering for an account, you will be asked for a username and password, as well as your email address. You are responsible for keeping your password and account information safe and not sharing it with others. If you think that your account has been compromised, it is your responsibility to advise Happy Warrior Inc. immediately. Your account is for your use only. It is not permitted to share your username and password with others or to use someone else’s account.
5. Rules of Conduct
Here at MYP we are yogis and a yogi’s #1 rule of thumb is to love and not judge. We expect our members and anyone frequenting our site to be and do the same. That said, we must cover all the bases.
It is prohibited to:
- Harass or encourage others to harass other people;
- Promote hatred in any way, shape or form such as but not limited to racism or bigotry;
- Mistreat people in a sexual or abusive fashion;
- Promote content that contains nudity, pornography, violence, hatred, sexually graphic, or anything considered offensive in nature;
- Give out personal information this is not your own (ie. addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, etc.)
- Promote illegal activities;
- Provide information that is untrue;
- Take part in or provide any information that would defame someone’s character;
- Spam (mass email, junk mail, chain letters, etc.)
- Give away your username and password for others to use or to ask for the use of others usernames and passwords
- Use MYP as a means to promote yourself commercially unless otherwise approved by Happy Warrior Inc.. This includes links to business websites and social media sites. It also includes any affiliate links you may have from other companies.
- Add content that contains viruses.
In other words, be nice and play nice! Treat others the way you would like to be treated.
6. Our Content
MYP is a social networking site. In addition, members have the ability to create their own blog posts, post comments, chat, send emails, and more. Because of this, MYP can’t monitor the content 100% of the time and is not obligated to monitor the content. Therefore, the accuracy and quality of the content can’t be guaranteed.
By using our service, you understand that not everything may be to your liking and you may find some things don’t jive with your values. Happy Warrior Inc. is not liable for any of the content provided and the effects that content has on the user’s wellbeing, including any loss, damage, injury as a result of this content.
That said, if you do see content that goes against our Terms and Conditions, please let us know.
7. Your Stuff & Our Use of Your Content
You are responsible for all of the content that you post on MYP’s sites.
Once your content is posted, Happy Warrior Inc. can use that content on MYP sites and can save that content for future use, reproduce your content, and display it as needed. In addition to using your content on our sites, we have the right to use it with our partnering companies and services for broadcast, distribution, or publication. Your content can be used for promotional purposes. We will not sell your content to third party providers without your permission first.
Anything that you publish on MYP’s sites is viewable by others, with the exception of some profile aspects that you can modify and decide who sees it (friends, public, members, etc.)
Your content does not have to be pre-approved by MYP. That said, corporation name has the right to delete your content at any time without explanation for any reason.
Happy Warrior Inc. does not guarantee the backup of any of your content. Do not use our services as a method of storing photos, blog posts, etc. Make sure to use other backup methods not provided by Happy Warrior Inc. to store your information.
By posting content, you are agreeing to the fact that the content is yours and that you are not infringing on any copyrights, this includes photos and images that you post. You ensure that the content that you provide is reliable and truthful, and assume all risks associated to your content.
8. Terminating or Suspending Your Account
Happy Warrior Inc. can at any time suspend or terminate your account for any reason. Failure to adhere to these Terms and Conditions will warrant a termination without refund. Prior notice is not required in order for this to happen.
9. Use of Your Information
You agree that Happy Warrior Inc. can use your account information and any content that you have added to its sites, if required by law.
We can also access your information for the following reasons:
- Enforce these Terms and Conditions
- Help you with any of your customer support questions
- Making sure that the rights of MYP, all members, and the public are protected
10. Business Use
Using MYP as a place of business is strictly prohibited unless otherwise approved by Happy Warrior Inc.. Members have the ability to add links to their social media sites in their profile, however, these must be personal pages only and not linked to any business.
Using your MYP personal blog as a source of doing business is prohibited. If you wish to become a featured expert blogger, please contact MYP here (link to our application). Being a featured blogger gives the author privileges such as an author bio, links to their website and social media, as well as a larger commission rate through our affiliate program.
11. External Links and Third Party Content
Any involvement with a third party company or person on our sites, including our 1-on-1 coaching services, paid or free, is strictly between you and the third party. Happy Warrior Inc. is not responsible or liable for any dealings with these third parties.
Just because a third party appears on our sites, does not mean that MYP endorses or recommends these products or services.
Any third party information, products, or services on our sites are for information purposes only. Although MYP does its best to ensure quality and accurate information on its sites by any party, it is not responsible or liable for this information.
13. Member to Member Interactions & Conflicts
Due to the social nature of our site, members can interact with each other on many levels. Communication can occur in groups, chat, private emails, on member walls, and more.
We trust that you will use the rules of conduct outlined in these terms and agreement. Your interactions with other members are 100% your responsibility. Happy Warrior Inc. has the right to monitor and intervene in these disagreements, but has no obligation to.
A reminder that failure to abide by any of the information in these Terms and Conditions can lead to immediate cancellation of your account, this includes interactions with members that do not fall within these guidelines.
14. How Memberships & Lifetime Products Work
14.1 Subscription Length and Termination
Subscriptions are available in 3 forms: free, monthly, and yearly.
Free subscriptions are for life and have no expiration date.
Monthly subscriptions renew monthly one month after your initial purchase. Yearly subscriptions renew yearly, one year after your initial purchase. Both memberships will continue to renew, either monthly or yearly until you choose to cancel your membership. This can be done in your account settings (insert link here).
If you cancel your membership, you will not receive a retroactive refund. Your membership will continue to be valid until the end of your current paid period.
It is the member’s responsibility to cancel prior to their next billing date. This applies to monthly and yearly memberships. Refunds will not be awarded for not cancelling a membership on time.
It is the member’s responsibility to know when their membership renews. You can find your renewal date in your account settings (insert link here).
14.2 Products with Lifetime Access
Many of our premium products are sold with a lifetime access. Unless otherwise specified, refunds are not available. It is the member’s responsibility to download any files to their computer from these products if downloads are available. Future termination of the member’s account does not require MYP to provide the content of the premium product to the customer.
All prices are in US dollars. Taxes are charged when applicable by law.
Unless otherwise indicated when purchasing, refunds are not provided. This includes the refund of subscriptions that are not cancelled on time, premium products, and coaching services.
15. Account Sharing
It is against this policy to share your account username and password with others or to use someone else’s username and password. MYP can tell if an account is being used in excess and has the right to investigate account usage at their discretion. Sharing your username and password with others will result in the cancellation of your account.
It is your responsibility to protect your username and password and to let MYP know if you suspect your account has been compromised.
16. Discontinuation of MYP
Happy Warrior Inc. has the right to change, rebrand, delete, suspend, or discontinue MYPs services either short-term or permanently with or without giving prior notice. In such an event, Happy Warrior Inc. is not liable to you or any third party in any way.
17. Changes in Terms and Conditions
Changes in these terms and conditions can happen any time. You agree to be in accordance with any of these changes. It is your responsibility to review our terms and conditions regularly to be aware of these changes.
18. MYP Affiliate Program
All My Yoga Playground members are automatically registered as affiliates. Affiliates are monitored and affiliate rights can be revoked at any time if abused or if any of the terms and conditions of this site are not adhered to. You must be a registered member of MYP (free or paid) to be an affiliate.
You will be given a unique referral ID that you can use to promote the products and services on this website and earn a commission. Check your profile for more info on how to use the affiliate program.
Approved affiliates will earn 20% on all successful referrals for qualifying products (different rates apply to expert bloggers, teachers, and coaches). For instance, if you refer a customer and they spend $100, you will earn $20. When a customer purchases using your affiliate link, all future sales of qualified products from this client will be attributed to you. Renewable memberships will continue to be attributed to you as well.
Affiliate commissions are paid out on the 15th of each month, though only affiliate members that are older than 30 days and still in good standing will be included with the payout. If, during the 30 day period before a commission is paid out, the originating purchase is refunded, revoked, or removed in any way, we reserve the right to revoke the affiliate commission on that purchase.
If you provide your link to a potential customer and they click on it, there is a tracking cookie that will last for 14 days. If the person visits our site within 14 days (providing they didn’t clear their cookies), you will get credited on qualifying products.
All affiliate commission payouts require a $30 minimum balance.
These terms can be changed at anytime and a notice by email will be provided in such instances.
At this time, payouts are made via PayPal and are paid out in US dollars. Payment method can change at any time.
19. Private Coaching Sessions
MYP offers a service to connect people with qualified coaches, yoga teachers, etc. for private sessions via the internet (Skype, Google Hangouts, etc.). In some cases, these sessions may be in-person if the coach and client live in the same geographical location.
MYP acts as a booking service only in these cases and provides the system for bookings, cancellations, etc. All services paid for through this portal are non-refundable by Happy Warrior Inc.. Individual coaches may have their own refund policies and terms and conditions which will be outlined prior to your purchase and booking.
Happy Warrior Inc. is not responsible or liable for this interaction beyond providing the booking service. Additional agreements may need to be signed between the client and coach prior to their first session and such forms will be made available for viewing and download prior to purchase.
20. Teachers, Coaches, and Bloggers
Teachers, coaches, and bloggers that provide services and content for MYP are not employees of Happy Warrior Inc.. Additional contracts and, terms and conditions must be signed by teachers, coaches, and bloggers prior to doing business with Happy Warrior Inc.. Teachers, coaches, and bloggers are also bound by these terms and conditions in addition to the other role specific ones they will sign.
21. Questions, Comments, & Communicating With Us
You agree that all communication with Happy Warrior Inc. will be done electronically (email or otherwise).
If you have any comments, questions, or wish to communicate with us for anything, please contact us anytime.