Thank you for visiting G.E.M. (referred to below as “the website”).
The Website and the products and services associated and offered are not intended to be a substitute for professional advice, diagnosis, treatment, medIcal treatment, psychotherapy, counseling, or any mental health services. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding any mental health symptom or medical condition. Never disregard professional psychological or medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on the Website.
Please call 911 immediately if you believe that you or someone you know will harm themselves.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255)
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National Sexual Assault Hotline (1-800-656-4673)
These terms and conditions govern your use of G.E.M. (referred to below as “the Website”). By using the Website, you accept these terms and conditions in full and without reservation. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use the Website.
You must be at least 18 [eighteen] years of age to use the Website. By using the Website and by agreeing to these terms and conditions, you warrant and represent that you are at least 18 years of age.
The information contained in the Website is for general information purposes only. The terms “us”, “we”, and “I” refer to the owners of the Website . The term “you” refers to the user, or viewer of the website. While we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, reliability, completeness availability or suitability with respect to the Website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
The information contained in or made available through the website and in our products, including but not limited to information contained on our blogs, newsletter, e-books, vlogs, videos, comment section, and other written or audio-visual materials, as well as information imparted during individual coaching sessions, cannot replace or substitute for the services of trained and licensed professionals in any field, including, but not limited to: financial, medical, psychological, or legal matters.
In particular, you should regularly consult a doctor or other licensed health care professional in all matters relating to physical or mental health, particularly concerning any symptoms that may require diagnosis or medical attention.
By accessing the Website and/or using our products and services such as individual coaching, you affirm and acknowledge that life coaching and dating coaching are not forms of or substitutes for counseling, psychotherapy, mental health care or other medical or health care intervention of any kind.
Our coaches, Priyanka Deo and Rachel Scott are NOT licensed professionals and have no desire to be.
Our coaches do not claim to be a licensed medical or mental health professional of any kind, and coaching is not a licensed activity in the Washington DC or any other jurisdiction.
If you are currently under the care of a medical or mental health professional, it is your responsibility to consult with that person regarding the advisability of working with a coach. If at any time you feel the need for professional counseling, you agree to promptly seek the assistance of a licensed professional. In addition, participating in coaching entails risks associated with a challenging program of personal growth and development, including risks of mental or emotional upset as well as risks that may not be foreseeable when you begin a coaching engagement. By purchasing a coaching product and participating in coaching, you freely and voluntarily assume all such risks and you acknowledge and agree that you are responsible and accountable for your decisions, actions and results in life, and you agree not to attempt to hold the Website, Priyanka Deo, Rachel Scott and any Company Releasee liable for any such decisions, actions or results, at any time, under any circumstance.
We are not claiming to, nor do we provide any professional help of any kind be it legal, medical, educational, etc. It would be inaccurate and unlawful to do so. Therefore, we cannot make any guarantees to you by law. Any advice, tools, or services provided are suggestions with no guarantees of any particular outcome. You are responsible for your own individual actions and corresponding results. All statements on the Website are for occasional entertainment purposes and always are opinions, not guarantees that you will achieve any particular result. Results will vary by individual.
The information contained in the Website can in no way replace or substitute that of a trained professional in any field, including but not limited to, phycological and or medical matters. We encourage you to consult a doctor for both psychological and medical matters, especially if it is a pressing matter that requires immediate attention.
We make no representations or warranties concerning any action, treatment or application of medication following the information offered and provided through the Website. We will not be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, exemplary or other damages that may result, including but not limited to injury, financial loss, illness or death. By the use of the Website, products and services, you agree to not in any way attempt to hold us liable for any such actions, decisions or results, at any time, under any circumstance.
In no event will the Website or we be liable for any loss or damage including and without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of the Website. By use of the Website and/or purchase of products and services made available on the Website, you waive any claim whatsoever against and hold harmless G.E.M., Priyanka Deo and Rachel Scott and any of its officers, member owners, staff, and representatives that may arise from such use.
Throughout the Website, you are able to link to other websites. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. Additionally, the inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
The information contained on the Website and any of its products or services is for entertainment and informational purposes only. You are responsible for your own behavior.
You must not utilize the Website to copy, publish, or send any information that is unlawful or result in an illegal act under applicable law. All information and material you submit to our website in the form of a comment (or post) including information you copy or send to or from the Website must not be defamatory, obscene, indecent, hateful, discriminatory or inflammatory; such material must not infringe any person’s intellectual property rights or rights of confidence, impinge upon any person’s privacy, or constitute incitement to commit a crime; further, material must not be misleading, deceptive, pornographic, threatening, abusive, harassing or menacing.
With respect to all material and/or comments you elect to post on the Website, you grant us a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material in any media, together with the right to sub-license such rights. We reserve the right to edit or remove any material posted on the Website. If you post any private material or comments that you later wish to have removed, contact us by email.
Unless otherwise stated, we or our licensors own the intellectual property rights for all content and material on the Website.
Any advice offered on the Website or in any of its products or services is based strictly on opinion. You should always seek the advice of a professional before acting on something that is published or recommended on the Website or any of its products and services.
If you require any more information or have any questions about our Terms of Service, please feel free to contact us by email.
If you are at risk for suicide, homicide or other harm or injury, please call 911 immediately.
Confidentiality and Non-Use of Proprietary Materials
The tools, processes, strategies, materials and information presented on the Website and in our products, are proprietary. By accessing the Website and/or our products, you agree not to record, duplicate, distribute, teach or train from our information in any manner whatsoever without our express written permission. Any unauthorized use or distribution of our proprietary concepts, materials, quotes, and intellectual property by you or your representatives is prohibited, and we will pursue legal action and full damages if these terms are violated in order to protect our rights.
For coaching sessions, the coach agrees to keep all conversations and information with the client private and completely confidential. No personal ideas, information or thoughts expressed will be shared with anyone except with the permission of the client.
This coaching relationship, as well as all information that the client shares with the coach is bound to confidentiality by the ICF code of Ethics but is not considered a legally confidential relationship. The coach will not disclose the client’s name as a reference without the client’s consent. confidential information does not include information that:
(a) was in the coach’s possession prior to its being furnished by the client;
(b) is generally known to the public or in the client’s industry;
(c) that the Coach is required by law to disclose
Cancellation/ No Show Policy for Session
We understand that there are times when you must miss an appointment due to emergencies or obligations for work or family.
If a session is not cancelled at least 24 hours in advance, there will be a 30 minute penalty.
Subscription plans are automatically renewed unless you cancel it. You may choose to cancel a plan at anytime.
On the Website and products, we will occasionally discuss mature topics and language relating to personal and professional growth. Users under the age of 18 and those who are uncomfortable with such topics or language should not use the Website or products.
These terms will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the District of Columbia or the state of New York, USA without reference to any conflict of laws provisions. Any action relating to the use of the Website, services or your online purchase must be brought in the state or federal courts located in the State of California, County of Los Angeles, and the parties hereby submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts. You hereby irrevocably waive the defense of an inconvenient forum to the maintenance of such action or proceeding. You may not assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise transfer your rights or obligations under these terms, and any attempt by you to do so shall be null and void. We may assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise transfer any of our rights or obligations arising hereunder at any time. No waiver of any term contained herein, whether by conduct or otherwise, shall be effective except in a writing signed by the party to be charged with the waiver. If any provision of these terms is held invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining terms shall remain in full force and effect, and such invalid or unenforceable provisions or portion thereof shall be deemed omitted.