Terms and Conditions
Please read these Terms and Conditions of Use (“TOU”) carefully. You must agree to these TOU before you are permitted to use any Ann Rea, Inc., makingartmakingmoney.com digital or downloadable resources, online course, one-on-one or group coaching, class, Program, workshop, or training, or enter any online private forums Making Art Making Money® operated by Ann Rea, Inc., makingartmakingmoney.com (for any purpose), whether on a website hosted by Ann Rea, Inc., makingartmakingmoney.com or a third-party website such as an online course platform or facebook.com (collectively “the Program”).
This Group Online Education Program Participation Terms and Conditions (“Agreement”) governs the terms and conditions for participation by the Participant, identified below (“Participant”), in the Making Art Making Money group online education program (“Program”) created by Ann Rea, Inc. (“Company”).
If you do not agree with these TOU, you may not use the Program.
As used in these TOU, the term “Releasees” is defined to include the following: (i) Ann Rea, Inc., makingartmakingmoney.com, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies, owners, members, managers, directors, officers, past and present employees, agents, coaches, representatives, successors and assigns (collectively “the Company”); (ii) any Company volunteers.
No Lifetime Access
All Program materials, including videos, audio, worksheets, and homework assignments.
If you enrolled before April 19, 2017, you have continued access to the Program, but not the Facebook community or Ann Rea’s support, subject to the TOU.
If you enrolled after April 19, 2017, you have access to the Program for one year. Continued annual membership is by invitation.
Participant understands that his/her enrollment in the Program is for a period of twelve (12) months. Participant will not have access to the Program and its content after their one year anniversary in the Program unless they are invited to renew.
This Program is intended and only suitable for individuals aged 18 and above. Some of the content in this Program may not be appropriate for children. Company hereby disclaims all liability for use by individuals under the age of 18.
If paying by debit card or credit card, you give us permission to automatically charge your credit or debit card for all fees and charges due and payable to Company, without any additional authorization without a receipt or invoice, unless requested.
You also agree that Company is authorized to share any payment information and instructions required to complete the payment transactions with its third-party payment service providers (e.g., credit card transaction processing, merchant settlement, and related services).
If any payment is insufficient or declined for any reason, the Company may remove the Participant from the Program and shall have no liability in that regard. Participant agrees to pay all of their payments if they choose the payment plan.
In the event that payment is not received by the date due, you will have a three (1) day grace period to make the payment, otherwise the Program will not continue and we reserve the right to terminate your access to the Program and all Content immediately and permanently.
If you fail to make payment in a timely manner in accordance with these TOU or voluntarily decide to withdraw from the Program at any time or for any reason, you will remain fully responsible for the full cost of the Program and all payments in any payment plan you choose.
The Company reserves the right to charge a $100 monthly late fee on all balances more than 30 days overdue. You agree to reimburse Company for all collection and/or legal fees and expenses necessitated by lateness or default in payment.
Refunds of the Program Fee are not available. Participant agrees to make timely and full payments of the Program Fee to the Company even if Participant is unable to attend trainings, access the internet, calls or otherwise fully participate in the Program.
Since we have a clear and explicit Refund Policy in these TOU that you have agreed to prior to completing the purchase of the Program, we do not tolerate or accept any type of chargeback threat or actual chargeback from your credit card company or payment processor.
In the event that a chargeback is placed on a purchase or we receive a chargeback threat during or after your purchase, we reserve the right to report the incident to all three credit reporting agencies or to any other entity for inclusion in any chargeback database or for listing as a delinquent account which could have a negative impact on your credit report score.
The information reported will include your name, email address, order date, order amount, and billing address.
Chargeback abusers wishing to be removed from the database shall make the payment for the amount of the chargeback.
You agree that you can not change your payment terms. For example, if you elect a monthly payment plan, you may not change it to a single payment plan.
You agree that if you drop-out or you are expelled, you may not be re-admitted into the Program.
Please note. The Program does NOT offer a subscription tuition payment plan.
The Program offers twelve-monthly payment plans, which is due in full.
If you select the monthly tuition payment plan, you are responsible for paying the full amount due.
If your monthly credit card payment fails, your access to the Program and community will be immediately revoked, and it will not be restored until you restore a valid payment method. You pay a $100 administration fee.
Please note. If you default on your monthly payments, your account will be sent to collections, which could negatively impact your credit rating.
Participant assumes all risk and/or liability that may arise or be incurred while participating in this Program.
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 themselves or other Program participants and attendees.
Participant agrees to conduct him/herself in a dignified, professional, and or respectful manner towards other students and or Ann Rea, at all times.
Participant acknowledges and agrees that Company reserves the right to remove Participant from the Program and the Facebook group, 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.
Participant agrees that 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, passwords, discount codes, content, materials, other resources may only be used by Participant as permitted herein and may not be sold or distributed without the Company’s express written consent.
Participant agrees that the Company may use any written statements, images, audio recordings or video recordings of Participant obtained while enrolled in the Program for promotional and or educational purposes or any other purposes the Company deems appropriate. This includes any content Participant may publish to social media accounts and online forums as well as any statements, interviews, images or recordings, captured about Participant’s participation in the Program.
Participant waives any right to payment, royalties or any other consideration for Company’s use of such written statements, images, audio recordings and video recordings and Participant waives the right to inspect or approve the finished product used by Company. 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 or on behalf of the Participant’s estates have or may have by reason of this authorization.
Student Reward Program
Current and previous students of the Program, who are in good standing, qualify for the Student Reward Program.
In order to receive a Student Reward payment:
If an artist is referred to the Program, and they are accepted as a student, and they elect to pay their tuition up-front, then the Student Reward participant will be paid USD 500 via PayPal 30 days after each enrollment.
If a student referred to the Program opts for the twelve-month payment plan, the Student Reward Participant will receive the last payment of the student they referred to the Program.
In the unlikely event that two or more students refer to the same artist to the Program, the Student Reward with the default person referred to the new student first as determined by the Program.
Intellectual Property Rights
a. Ownership of the Content
The words, videos, voice and sound recordings, training materials, design, layout, graphics, photos, images, information, materials, documents, data, databases and all other information and intellectual property accessible on or through the Company website, any third-party website the Company may use to distribute or host the Program, and contained in e-mails sent to you by the Company, as well as the look and feel of all of the foregoing (“the Content”) is property of the Company and/or our affiliates or licensors, unless otherwise noted, and it is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws.
b. The Company’s Limited License to You:
If you view, purchase or access any Program or any of the Content, you will be considered our Licensee. For the avoidance of doubt, you are granted a revocable, non-transferable license for personal, non-commercial use only, limited to you only.
This means you may view, download, print, email and use one copy of individual pages of the Program and Content for your own personal purposes or your own business only.
You may not republish, reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, display, disclose, distribute to friends, family, or any other third party, or otherwise use any material from the Program or Content for commercial purposes or in any way that earns you or any third party money (other than by applying them generally in your own business). By downloading, printing, or otherwise using the Program or Content for personal use you in no way assume any ownership rights of the Content – it is still Company property. Any unauthorized use of any materials found in the Program or Content shall constitute infringement.
You must receive our written permission before using any of the Program or Content for your own commercial use or before sharing with others.
The trademarks and logos displayed on the Program or Content are trademarks belonging to the Company, unless otherwise indicated. Any use including framing, metatags or other text utilizing these trademarks, or other trademarks displayed, is strictly prohibited without our written permission.
All rights not expressly granted in these terms or any express written license, are reserved by us.
c. Unauthorized Use
Your use of any materials found in the Program or Content other than that expressly authorized in this agreement or by a separate written assignment, is not permitted (“Unauthorized Use”). You agree to pay liquidated damages of five (5) times the total fees paid for the Program in the event of your Unauthorized Use, or a minimum of $5,000 if you did not pay fees for the Program, in addition to any legal or equitable remedies the Company may be entitled to pursue. This is not a penalty but an agreed liquidated damages charge for the Unauthorized Use.
You agree that any violation or threatened violation of the Intellectual Property Rights terms in this Agreement would cause irreparable injury to Us that may not be adequately compensated by damages, entitling Us to obtain injunctive relief, without bond, in addition to all legal remedies.
d. Your License to the Company; Use in Testimonials and Marketing.
By posting or submitting any material during the Program such as comments, posts, photos, designs, graphics, images, interviews, or videos or other contributions, you are representing to us that you are the owner of all such materials and you are at least 18 years old. You are also granting us, and anyone authorized by us, an unlimited, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to use, copy, modify, transmit, sell, exploit, create derivative works from, distribute, and/or publicly perform or display your contributions, in whole or in part, in any manner or medium, now known or developed in the future, for any purpose, and granting us the right to make it part of the Company’s current or future Program and Content. This right includes granting us proprietary rights or intellectual property rights under any relevant jurisdiction without any further permission from you or compensation by us to you.
You also grant irrevocable consent to photographs, videos, and/or audio recordings, including teleconference calls, webinars, or other communications, that may be made by the Company during the Program that may contain you, your voice and/or your likeness. In the Company’s sole discretion, we reserve the right to use these photographs, videos, and or/audio recordings and/or any other materials submitted by you to the Company or created by the Company in connection with your participation in any Program, without compensation to you at any time, now or at any time in the future.
You also grant us, and anyone authorized by us, the right to use your likeness and identify you as the author and individual depicted in any comments, posts, photos, images, videos or other contributions created by you or the Company, or by name, email address, or screen name, for any purposes, including commercial purposes and advertising. You acknowledge that we have the right but not the obligation to use any contributions from you and that we may elect to cease the use of any such contributions in the Program or in our Content at any time for any reason.
This means you give the Company permission to use your interview or anything you submit or post in the Program or any third-party forum or website operated by the Company, or anything captured by the Company during your participation in the Program, including images in which your face is visible and recognizable.
e. Request for Permission to Use the Content
If you wish to use any of the Content, or any other intellectual property or property belonging to us, you should request permission in writing BEFORE you use the Content by sending an e-mail to [email protected]
If you are granted permission by the Company, you agree to use the specific Content that the Company allows and only in the ways for which the Company has given you its written permission. If you choose to use the Content in ways that the Company does not specifically give you written permission, you agree now that you will be treated as if you had copied, duplicated and/or stolen such Content from us, and you consent to immediately stop using such Content and to take whatever actions as we may request and by the methods and in the time frame that we prescribe to protect our intellectual property and ownership rights in the Program and Content.
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.
Please choose carefully the materials that you upload to, submit to, or embed on any website operated by the Company and any third-party forums operated by the Company. Any material you post on the Company’s website or in any third-party forums operated by the Company may become public.
The Company is not legally bound to keep your information confidential.
You agree to keep all information you learn about other Program participants, their business, or clients (as applicable), strictly confidential except in very rare circumstances where disclosure is required by law.
You are responsible for your material and for any liability that may result from the material you post. You participate, comment, and post material at your own risk. Any communication by you on the Company’s website and any third-party forums operated by the Company, whether by leaving a comment, participating in a chat, public or private forum, or other interactive service, must be respectful. You may not communicate or submit any content or material that is abusive, vulgar, threatening, harassing, knowingly false, defamatory or obscene or otherwise in violation of any law or the rights of others. You agree to post comments or other material only one time.
The Company, in its discretion, may delete or modify, in whole or part, any post, comment or submission to the Company’s and any third-party forums operated by the Company. The Company does not, however, have any obligation to monitor posts, comments, or material submitted by third parties. The Company neither endorses nor makes any representations as to the truthfulness or validity of any third-party posts, comments, or material on the Company website or any third-party forums operated by the Company. The Company shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage caused by third-party posts, comments, or materials on the Company website and any third-party forums operated by the Company.
You are strictly forbidden from the following:
Causing damage to any Company website or third-party forums operated by the Company.
Using any Company website or third-party forums operated by the Company for any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.
Using any Company website or third-party forums operated by the Company to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any spyware, virus, worm, Trojan horse, keystroke logger or other malicious software.
Using any Company website or third-party forums operated by the Company to transmit, send or deliver unsolicited communications or for other marketing or advertising purposes.
Systematically or automatically collecting data from any Company website or third-party forums operated by the Company.
Sharing private and proprietary information from the Program with anyone else.
You agree that you will not solicit other students for business or sales of any kind.
You agree that if you do solicit other students, you will be permanently removed from the Program without warning.
Username and Password
The Company reserves the right in its sole discretion to refuse or terminate your access to the Program and Content, in full or in part, at any time without notice. In the event of cancellation or termination, you are no longer authorized to access the part of the Program or Content affected by such cancellation or termination. The restrictions imposed on you in these TOU with respect to the Program and its Content will still apply now and in the future, even after termination by you or the Company.
Personal Responsibility, Assumption of Risk, Release, Disclaimers
a. You understand that physical activity and exercise are inherently risky and dangerous activities. Inherent risks are risks that cannot be eliminated completely regardless of the care and precautions taken by Releasees.
b. You represent and warrant to Releasees that you are able to safely participate in the Program and have no medical condition that would make your participation in the Program more hazardous. You acknowledge that you have had a physical examination and have been given a physician’s permission to participate, or that you have decided to participate in the Program without the approval of a physician.
c. You acknowledge that, by engaging with the Company for the Program, you voluntarily assume an element of inherent risk, and knowingly and freely assume all risk and responsibility for injuries to any persons or damages to any property, and release, covenant not to sue, and hold Releasees harmless for any and all liability to you, your personal representatives, assigns, heirs and next of kin, for any and all claims, causes of action, obligations, lawsuits, charges, complaints, controversies, damages, costs or expenses of whatsoever kind, nature, or description, whether direct or indirect, in law or in equity, in contract or in tort, or otherwise, whether known or unknown, arising out of or connected with your participation in the Program, whether or not caused by the active or passive negligence of the Releasees.
In the event that the release and hold harmless provision is held unenforceable for any reason, you agree to limit any damages claimed to the total paid to the Company for the Program.
d. The Program and Content provide information and education only, and do not provide any financial, legal, medical or psychological services or advice. None of the Program or Content prevents, cures or treats any mental or medical condition. The Program and Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice that can be provided by your own accountant, lawyer, financial advisor, or medical professional. You are responsible for your own financial, legal, physical, mental and emotional well-being, decisions, choices, actions and results. You should consult with a professional if you have specific questions about your own unique situation. The Company disclaims any liability for your reliance on any opinions or advice contained in the Program.
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 profits, 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 in the Program is a promise or guarantee to Participant of such results. Any examples of income earned by others or testimonials about this Program are not meant as a promise or guarantee of Participant’s own earnings or success.
Any links to third-party products, services, or sites are subject to separate terms and conditions. The Company is not responsible for or liable for any content on or actions taken by such third-party company or website. Although the Company may recommend third-party sites, products or services, it is your responsibility to fully research such third parties before entering into any transaction or relationship with them.
The Company tries to ensure that the availability and delivery of the Program and Content is uninterrupted and error-free. However, the Company cannot guarantee that your access will not be suspended or restricted from time to time, including to allow for repairs, maintenance or updates, although, of course, we will try to limit the frequency and duration of suspension or restriction.
THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES OFFERED ON OR THROUGH THE PROGRAM AND CONTENT ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE PROGRAM OR ANY OF ITS FUNCTIONS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT ANY PART OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING MEMBERSHIP PAGES, OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE IT AVAILABLE, ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS.
THE COMPANY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE PROGRAM, INCLUDING ITS MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, OR THIRD-PARTY MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES MADE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE PROGRAM.
Security for all personally identifiable information is extremely important to us. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, The Company cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit via the internet. By transmitting any such information to the Company, you accept that you do so at your own risk.
Users Outside United States
The Company controls and operates the Program from offices in the United States. The Company does not represent that materials on the Program are appropriate or available for use in other locations. People who choose to access the Program from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.
A party shall not be liable for any failure of or delay in the performance of this Agreement if such failure or delay is due to causes beyond its reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of God, war, strikes or labor disputes, embargoes, government orders or any other force majeure event. Upon occurrence of any force majeure event, the party relying upon this provision shall give written notice to the other party of its inability to perform or of delay in completing its obligations.
Governing Law; Venue; Dispute Resolution
This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the USA in the State of California and any disputes arising from it must be handled exclusively in the County of San Francisco, California, USA. 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.
You agree to defend, indemnify, release, and hold harmless the Company and any directors, officers, agents, contractors, partners, assigns, successors-in-interest and its and their employees from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs, debt and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from or in connection with: (i) your use of the Program or Content in violation of these TOU, (ii) any breach by you of these TOU or any representation and warranty made by you herein, (iii) any comment, post, or material you submit to the Company’s website or any third-party forum or website operated by the Company, (iv) your use of materials or features available on the Program or Content (except to the extent a claim is based upon infringement of a third-party right by materials created by the Company) or (v) a violation by you of applicable law or any agreement or terms with a third party to which you are subject.
You expressly agree that these TOU are intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the law of the State of California and that if any portion is held invalid, it is agreed that it will be severed and the balance shall continue in full legal force and effect. This release is not intended as an attempted release of claims of gross negligence or intentional acts by Releasees. This is the entire agreement of the parties, and reflects a complete understanding of the parties with respect to the subject matter. This agreement supersedes all prior written and oral representations.
The Company may change, modify or update these TOU at any time. Any access or use of the Program or Content by you after the Company publicly posts or distributes such changes shall constitute consent of such modifications. If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms, contact [email protected]
Entire Agreement; Waiver
This Agreement constitutes the entire Agreement between Participant and the Company and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, representations, and understandings between the Parties.
No waiver of any of the provisions of the Agreement by Company shall be deemed, or shall constitute, a waiver of any other provision, whether or not similar, nor shall any waiver constitute a continuing waiver. No waiver shall be binding unless executed in writing by Company.
Effect of Headings
The subject headings of the paragraphs of the Agreement are included for convenience only and shall not affect the construction or interpretation of any of its provisions.
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.
By clicking on the box when signing up for the Program, you are providing the electronic equivalent of your signature and assert that you have read, understood, and agreed to this entire document. If you do not agree with these TOU, do not purchase or use the Program or Content.
Last updated on November 24, 2020