Terms of Service
THESE TERMS OF SERVICE AND ALL DISCLAIMERS BELONG TO COSMIC CREATIONS LIMITED, COSMIC CREATIONS, TE WAKA RĀKAU CHARITABLE TRUST LIMITED AND JOANNE HAKARAIA (HEREAFTER TOGETHER REFERRED TO AS COSMIC CREATIONS).
AGREEMENT BETWEEN USERS AND COSMIC CREATIONS
PROHIBITION OF USE BY CHILDREN
The information contained in this website is purely for the use of adults and it is the responsibility of clients of COSMIC CREATIONS to ensure that children cannot access the website and COSMIC CREATIONS will in no way be liable should children access the website and information contained therein.
These terms and conditions over-ride any contracts & written agreements in any form duly issued by COSMIC CREATIONS and may be amended at our discretion at any time.
COSMIC CREATIONS reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the COSMIC CREATIONS web sites are offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the COSMIC CREATIONS web sites. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms and conditions.
COSMIC CREATIONS may change, suspend or discontinue all or any aspect of the Services at any time, including the availability of any feature, database, or Content, without prior notice or liability.
USE OF SITE. PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE LIMITATION
Unless otherwise specified, the COSMIC CREATIONS web sites are for your personal and non-commercial use. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the COSMIC CREATIONS web sites.
When sharing Joanne Hakaraia's/COSMIC CREATIONS OR TE WAKA RĀKAU CHARITABLE TRUST'S original information contained in her email Newsletters or social media pages, ONLINE IN ANY FORM, ensure you share the information INTACT in it's ENTIRETY with FULL CREDIT given to the author JOANNE HAKARAIA INCLUDING a link to her website
You may display and, subject to any expressly stated restrictions or limitations relating to specific material, electronically copy, download and print hard copy portions of the material from the different areas of the site solely for your own non-commercial use, or to place an order with COSMIC CREATIONS or to purchase COSMIC CREATIONS products.
Any other use of materials on this site, including but not limited to the modification, reproduction, distribution, republication, display or transmission of the content of this site, without prior written permission of COSMIC CREATIONS is strictly prohibited.
The COSMIC CREATIONS sites including are protected by COPYSCAPE - Plagiarism Detection Software.
COPYRIGHTS AND TRADEMARKS
The entire content included in this site, including but not limited to text, design, graphics, interfaces, or code and the selection and arrangements thereof is copyrighted and is the property of COSMIC CREATIONS. All trademarks, service marks, and trade names (collectively the "Marks") are trademarks or registered trademarks of and are proprietary to COSMIC CREATIONS. Infringement of copyright will result in possible legal action.
Information on this site and given in personal sessions or services with Joanne Hakaraia or Te Waka Rākau Charitable Trust is information provided for educational or reference purposes only and is not a substitute for professional care and advice where the query warrants it. It is continually being updated and so may not be accurate, current or complete and is subject to change without notice.
All information contained on this site or given during personal sessions or services is intended to be used as advice of a general nature and is provided for use at your discretion. The contents are not a substitute for independent legal, medical, financial or other advice. COSMIC CREATIONS does not accept liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by the use or reliance upon information provided on the website.
COSMIC CREATIONS does not necessarily endorse the views or materials contained on any external site or link and is not responsible for the content, availability or performance of external sites or links on the website.
COSMIC CREATIONS makes no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of this site's content or the content of any site or External Sites.
THIS SITE AND ANY EXTERNAL SITE AND LINKS AND THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SERVICES, AND PRODUCTS IN THIS SITE AND EXTERNAL SITES AND LINKS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, AND LINKS, ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW. COSMIC CREATIONS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, FREEDOM FROM COMPUTER VIRUS, AND WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE. COSMIC CREATIONS DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE SITE AND EXTERNAL SITES OR LINKS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR EXTERNAL SITES AND LINKS OR THE SERVER OF THIS SITE OR EXTERNAL SITES AND LINKS THAT MAKES THE SITE OR EXTERNAL SITES AND LINKS ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. COSMIC CREATIONS DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MATERIALS IN THIS SITE AND EXTERNAL SITES AND LINKS IN TERMS OF THEIR COMPLETENESS, CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT WILL COSMIC CREATIONS, TE WAKA RĀKAU AND JOANNE HAKARAIA BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY OR DAMAGE WHETHER INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, DIRECT OR OR INDIRECT AND WHETHER OF A MONETARY NATURE OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR EXTERNAL WEBSITE OR LINKS IN THIS WEBSITE, THE SERVICE OR PRODUCTS OF COSMIC CREATIONS OR THE SERVICES AND PRODUCTS PROMOTED ON ANY EXTERNAL WEBSITE OR EXTERNAL LINKS. COSMIC CREATIONS DISCLAIMS TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ALL GUARANTEES, WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OR MERCHANTABILITY, ACCEPTABLE QUALITY AND FITNESS FOR ANY PURPOSE, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, ACCURACY, TIMELINESS AND PERFORMANCE OF THE WEBSITE AND ANY CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN.
In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, this site may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third party vendors and other third parties (the "External Sites"). These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Links do not imply that COSMIC CREATIONS is affiliated with or associated with, or has been legally authorised to use any trademark, trade name, service mark, design, logo, symbol or other copyrighted materials displayed on or accessible through such External Sites. Nonetheless, COSMIC CREATIONS seeks to protect the integrity of its site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work). You should contact the Webmaster for those External Sites if you have any concerns regarding such links or the content located on such External Sites contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Any product or service recommended on the COSMIC CREATIONS website is purely the personal recommendation of COSMIC CREATIONS. COSMIC CREATIONS takes no responsibility for an individual's use of any site or product or service endorsed. Users partake of such at their own discretion and volition.
In the event a COSMIC CREATIONS product or service is listed at an incorrect price due to typographical error, COSMIC CREATIONS shall have the right to refuse or cancel any orders placed for product or service listed at the incorrect price. COSMIC CREATIONS shall have the right to refuse or cancel any such orders whether or not the order has been confirmed and your credit card charged. If your credit card has already been charged for the purchase and your order is cancelled, COSMIC CREATIONS shall issue a credit to your credit card account in the amount of the incorrect price.
GST (GOODS AND SERVICES TAX)
New Zealand customers are charged 15% Goods and Services Tax (GST) on all products and services.
TE WAKA RĀKAU
COSMIC CREATIONS does not provide any form of medical or healthcare advice. You should not use or apply any of the information, communication, consultation, services and any other content provided through Te Waka Rākau for the purpose of diagnosis or treatment of any health issue, or for the prescription of any medication or other therapy or treatment. You should always seek medical attention and / or consult with a registered and / or licensed physician, psychologist or other relevant professional healthcare provider ("Healthcare Professional"), before using any information, for a health problem. You are encouraged to discuss any health-related concerns you may have at any time with a registered and / or licensed Healthcare Professional for all diagnosis and treatment options.
You should never consider any of the information, communication, consultation, services and any other content provided through Te Waka Rākau as a substitute for any legal, financial, or any other professional advice offered by a suitably qualified or registered professional ("Professional"). You are advised to discuss all your financial, legal and any other concerns that may require professional advice with an appropriate registered and / or licensed Professional. Te Waka Rākau does not offer professional legal, business, financial planning or investment advice and should therefore not be used for these purposes.
SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL IS NOT TO BE SHARED
Your paid subscription entitles you to access the wānanga of Te Waka Rākau and all supplementary written and video material for personal use only. Do not share your login or pass on copies of material from the wānanga of Te Waka Rākau or supplementary material to others. It is prohibited to share any of Joanne's copyrighted Te Waka Rākau and supplementary materials via Dropbox (or similar file sharing service), to post it online anywhere or to make it available for download anywhere on the Internet. The wānanga of Te Waka Rākau is a paid copyrighted service and is not for free distribution.
Personal Use Only
Your paid subscription to the wānanga of Te Waka Rākau entitles you to access the wānanga of Te Waka Rākau and all supplementary written, audio and video material for ‘your personal use only’. It is prohibited to share any copyrighted paid-for Te Waka Rākau material and concepts anywhere online, via any transmission method or to make it available for download or viewing anywhere on the Internet.
New Zealand Customers - GST (GOODS AND SERVICES TAX)
New Zealand customers are charged 15% Goods and Services Tax (GST) included in the price of Rākau Awakenings.
How you are billed for your Rākau Awakenings Membership - Membership 'auto-renew'
Membership to Rākau Awakenings renew automatically (auto-renew) at the completion of the chosen membership billing period. This prevents disruption to running services.
If I need to cancel my subscription, how can I do this?
Email to cancel your subscription.
Can I request a refund?
Due to the nature of digital content, all sales are final and non- refundable.
Yes, you can cancel at any time; however, we don’t offer refunds for the time remaining in your subscription billing period. Put simply, subscriptions cancelled after the automatic renewal are not eligible for refunds or credits. You may cancel auto-renew using the step above.
PERSONAL SESSIONS DISCLAIMER
Joanne only conducts Personal Sessions with persons aged 18 and over. Joanne does not give medical diagnosis, prognosis or legal opinions. All Personal Sessions are for purposes of self-use and knowing. Personal Sessions can only be booked and delivered for and to the person ordering. You cannot order a session for anyone apart from yourself.
COSMIC CREATIONS does not provide any form of medical or healthcare advice. You should not use or apply any of the information, communication, consultation, services and any other content provided through Personal Sessions for the purpose of diagnosis or treatment of any health issue, or for the prescription of any medication or other therapy or treatment. You should always seek medical attention and / or consult with a registered and / or licensed physician, psychologist or other relevant professional healthcare provider (" Healthcare Professional"), before using any information, for a health problem. You are encouraged to discuss any health-related concerns you may have at any time with a registered and / or licensed Healthcare Professional for all diagnosis and treatment options.
You should never consider any of the information, communication, consultation, services and any other content provided through Personal Sessions as a substitute for any legal, financial, or any other professional advice offered by a suitably qualified or registered professional ("Professional"). You are advised to discuss all your financial, legal and any other concerns that may require professional advice with an appropriate registered and / or licensed Professional. Personal Sessions do not offer professional legal, business, financial planning or investment advice and should therefore not be used for these purposes.
GUIDED MEDITATION DOWNLOADS
All sales of digital good are final and non- refundable. After purchase and checkout you will be given a link to INSTANTLY DOWNLOAD and SAVE your meditation files to a DESKTOP or LAPTOP computer. Once saved you can transfer to your smartphone or tablet. Please ensure that ALL FILES are DOWNLOADED and SAVED to your desktop computer or laptop within 7 days of purchase or 4 attempts.
PLEASE PROVIDE YOUR CORRECT EMAIL ADDRESS AS YOU PASS THROUGH THE CHECKOUT
Joanne's Team will email files to the exact email address supplied by you as you pass through the checkout.
In the event that you do not receive your download links, please contact the Team as we are here to assist you...
All sales of digital goods are final and non- refundable. All of our Online Courses are hosted on Vimeo. If you have any questions regarding videos, playback, payments or your account, go directly to Vimeo Help.
COMPETITION AND/OR GIVE AWAY PRIZES
Competition and/or Give Away Prizes awarded by COSMIC CREATIONS are a 'game of skill' and must be claimed within 7 days of email notification of the win from COSMIC CREATIONS to the recipient. If recipient does not contact COSMIC CREATIONS within this 7 day time frame they forfeit their prize and it may be awarded to another recipient at the discretion of COSMIC CREATIONS.
Any and all reviews and personal testimonials freely submitted by individuals relating to the services and or/products of COSMIC CREATIONS once submitted by electronic, written or other means become the property of COSMIC CREATIONS and can be used in an advisory capacity for advertising of COSMIC CREATIONS at our discretion.
COOKIES / PERSONAL INFORMATION:
How can I manage cookies?
You can review the options available to manage cookies in your browser. The browser can be used to manage cookies relating to basic functions, site improvement, personalization and advertising. Different browsers use different ways to disable cookies, but they are usually found under a Tools or Options menu. You can also consult the browser’s help menu.
Disabling cookies may prevent you from using certain parts of HERE websites. If you delete your cookies from the browser, you may need to remember to re-install opt-out cookies.
How long do we keep the information?
It depends based on the type of cookies. Session cookies expire when you close the browser. Persistent cookies, including Local Shared Objects (“Flash cookies”), have typical expiration dates ranging from two months up to a couple of years.
What else should you know?
COSMIC CREATIONS may from time to time change this Policy. However, if this Policy is changed in a material, adverse way, COSMIC CREATIONS will post a notice advising of such change at the beginning of this Policy and on this site's home page. We recommend that you re-visit this Policy from time to time to learn of any such changes to this Policy. If you have additional questions, please contact us by writing to: email@example.com
PERSONAL INFORMATION - continued
COSMIC CREATIONS does not collect personal information about you if you only browse this website.
COSMIC CREATIONS only uses your personal information for the purposes for which you give it to us and for related, internal management purposes.
COSMIC CREATIONS does not give information about you to other organisations or anyone else unless one of the following applies:
* you have consented
* you'd expect us to or we have told you we will
* it is required or authorised by law
* it will prevent or lessen a serious and imminent threat to somebody's life or health or
* the disclosure is reasonably necessary for law enforcement or for the protection of public revenue.
COSMIC CREATIONS analyses non-identifiable website traffic data to improve our services.
You may obtain a copy of the data held by us concerning you via a request in writing. We reserve the right to charge an administration fee for processing such request. If any data held by us concerning you is incorrect, we will correct it on your written request.
If you are on one or more of COSMIC CREATIONS email lists you may opt out of further contact from us by clicking the leave mailing list option in all emails sent