Terms and Conditions

Welcome to Shift Career Coaching’s website, www.shiftcareercoaching.com. Our relationship with you is of great importance to us. Please help us maintain our effective client service by respecting the following Terms and Conditions and understand that by visiting our website or using our services you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of use which, together with our Privacy Policy and Coaching Agreement, govern Shift Career Coaching’s relationship with you. If you disagree with any of the following Terms and Conditions, please do not use our website or services.

We hope you’ll find our website and services helpful for your individual needs and that you’ll enjoy participating in our online community.

Acceptable Use

You must not use our website or services in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website, or in any way which is unlawful or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful or harmful purpose or activity. Suspicious activity, offensive and defamatory comments, harassment, or any other activity that promotes or transmits illegal material is strictly prohibited.  You must not use this website to transmit or send unsolicited commercial communications.

Any views or opinions expressed in the website community comments are accredited to the respective commenter and do not necessarily reflect Shift’s views or opinions. We reserve the right to moderate comment suitability in support of respecting racial, religious, personal, political, and other sensitivities.

Unauthorized use of our website or services may give rise to legal action.

Intellectual Property

You are not to reproduce any Shift Content without the express permission of Shift. Our website and services contain material, which is owned by, or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, design, layout, look, appearance, text, images, audio, videos, graphics, website or services content or propriety information (collectively, the “Shift Content”). You may not, directly or indirectly, use, or in any way exploit in any format whatsoever any of the Shift Content, in whole or in part, including the removal or alteration of advertising, without our specific prior written consent. We grant you a non-exclusive and limited license to access the website and services for personal use of the information contained within.

Any violation of these Terms and Conditions may give rise to legal action. We reserve the right to immediately remove your access to the website, including any products or services offered through the website, without refund, if we determine you are in violation of any of the Terms and Conditions, Coaching Agreement or Privacy Policy.

Third Party Links

From time to time we may post content, information and links from third-parties that we find relevant to the Shift community. This by no way represents an endorsement of the third-parties and we have no responsibility for the information of any third-party. 

Any third-party that links to our website must not imply that Shift is endorsing or sponsoring it or its products without our prior written consent. The third-party must not present false information or engage in behaviour specifically prohibited by these Terms and Conditions.

Third-party websites may also have their own terms and privacy policies and it is your responsibility to familiarize yourself with those policies.

Technical Issues

While we try to keep our website and services running smoothly, Shift takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, temporary unavailability due to technical issues beyond our control. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by technical issues.

Payment & Scheduling

We use Acuity Scheduling and Stripe to provide you with a convenient online process for scheduling and making payments. Our scheduling and payment process involves providing your financial card and personal information, which both Shift and these third-parties may store and have access to. Standard security practices are followed to protect your information. However, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be perfectly secured. As a result, while protections to safeguard your information are in place, no website or company, including Shift, can absolutely ensure or guarantee the security of any information you transmit and you do so at your own risk.

Shift will not share your personal information. See our Privacy Policy for more information.

Exclusions and Limitations of Liability

Neither we nor any third-parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on our website or in our services for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

The information on our website and in our services is provided “as is” without representation or warranty of any kind. Shift Career Coaching will not be liable to you in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, our website or services and these limitations of liability apply even if Shift has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Your use of any information or materials on our website or in our services is entirely at your own risk for which we will not be held liable. This includes but is not limited to any labour market information provided, such as information about potential earnings or income or labour market demand. You must accept the entire risk of using the information provided. It is your responsibility to ensure that any services or information available through our website meet your specific requirements.

Indemnity

You hereby indemnify and hold harmless Shift Career Coaching with respect to any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses, including attorney fees, arising out of, or in connection, to these terms.

Assignment

You may not assign the rights and obligations created for you under this agreement to any other party.

Severance

In the event that one or more of the provisions contained in these Terms and Conditions shall be found to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any respect under any applicable law, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability shall attach only to such provision or part thereof and the remaining part of such provision and all other provisions shall not be affected or impaired and shall continue in full force and effect.

Waiver

The waiver by Shift of any breach or violation of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not operate or be construed as a waiver of any subsequent breach of the same or any other provision of these Terms and Conditions.

Entire Agreement

The Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and Coaching Agreement, are and shall constitute the entire Agreement between you and Shift. You hereby acknowledge and agree that you are not relying on any warranties, representations, covenants or agreements, expressed or implied, other than those expressly set forth in the Terms and Conditions, the Privacy Policy and Coaching Agreement.

Governing Law

The above Terms and Conditions are governed by and subject to the laws of Canada and the province of Manitoba.

If, at any time during the provision of services by us, any difference or question arises between the parties touching any matters related to this Privacy Policy, Terms and Conditions, or the Coaching Agreement, and not specifically provided for, then any such dispute, difference or question shall be settled and decided by referring the same to arbitration.

If the parties to the dispute, difference or question can agree upon a single arbitrator, the dispute, difference or question shall be referred to a single arbitrator for a decision.

If the parties to the dispute, difference or question cannot agree upon a single arbitrator, then the terms of The Arbitration Act (Manitoba) shall apply.

Policy Changes

We reserve the right to change, modify, or amend these terms. The new terms will replace any prior terms to the extent that there are any inconsistencies. Use of our website or services after modification, implies that you consent to the policies as amended.

These Terms and Conditions were last updated on September 2, 2016 and are effective immediately. To contact us with any questions or concerns, please refer to our Contact Page

By using our website or services from Meagan (Meg) Valdmanis-Miller, carrying on business as Shift Career Coaching, you agree to and accept the following Disclaimer:

Shift Career Coaching (Shift) is a service that provides career development coaching to individuals and groups. We are so glad you would like to make use of our career supports and ask that you take a moment to understand this disclaimer, which by using our website or services you are fully agreeing to and accepting.

At all times our best professional efforts, skills, and care will be employed. However, you acknowledge that Shift cannot guarantee any particular results of coaching efforts and recommendations on our website, as such outcomes are based on subjective factors that are not within Shift’s control. Any content or comments expressed about potential outcomes, whether on our website or in our services, are expressions of opinion only. We cannot and do not make any guarantees other than to deliver the services purchased as described. Therefore, following any information or recommendations provided on this website or through our services is at your own risk. You understand and acknowledge Meagan (Meg) Valdmanis-Miller will not be liable for your decisions, actions you may or may not take, or consequences during the coaching relationship or at any time thereafter. You enter into coaching with full understanding that you are fully responsible for creating your own results.

By participating in Shift’s services or visiting our website, you acknowledge that Meagan (Meg) Valdmanis-Miller is not a licensed psychologist or health care professional and Shift’s services do not replace the care of psychologists or other healthcare professionals. Coaching is in no way a substitute for psychological counseling or any other type of therapy or medical advice. If you need specific mental health advice, you should hire a counselor or mental health professional.

Furthermore, you acknowledge that Shift is not an employment agency and we therefore do not find employment for individuals. Rather, we provide coaching and educational services to our clients, helping you to take control of your career. If job search is relevant to your coaching goals we may provide guidance and resources to support your goal. If you are looking for a service that will find you employment you may wish to seek out the services of an employment agency.

This website is an educational resource. We provide links to other websites, which may be of value, interest and convenience to you. This does not constitute endorsement of material at those sites or any associated organization product or service. It is your responsibility to make your own informed decision about the accuracy of the information on those websites and their terms and privacy policies.

Cancellation and Refunds Policy

Meeting cancellations or rescheduling must be done 24 hours in advance. Services are non-refundable.