Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions for The Gravitas Lab and The Gravitas Project

1. The Gravitas Lab – Short Courses and Workshops – Terms and Conditions

Your participation in The Gravitas Lab event is confirmed once your payment has been processed.

Your place at the event is transferable. If, for any reason you are unable to attend, a female substitute from the same organisation may attend in your place at no extra charge.

If a participant wishes to cancel:

  1. 24 hours or more before the start of the event, they are entitled to a full refund or a credit note for future The Gravitas Lab events.
  2. Within 24 hours of the start of the event or does not show; the ticket is non-refundable.

Credit Notes

  • Credit notes are valid for 12 month’s post issue date.
  • Credit notes can only be used for The Gravitas Lab events not The Gravitas Project 12 month program.

2. The Gravitas Project – 12 Month Program – Terms and Conditions

1. Description

Training/workshops and coaching/mentoring services focusing on building gravitas are provided through the program called The Gravitas Project (Program). Attending The Gravitas Project workshops and completing its associated coaching/mentoring is a two way process (defined as an alliance, not a legal business partnership) between Us and Client in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires participants to maximize personal and professional potential.

2. Responsibilities

  • Client is responsible for creating and implementing her own physical, mental and emotional well-being, decisions, choices, actions and results. As such, the Client agrees that Us is not and will not be liable for any actions or inaction, or for any direct or indirect result of any services provided by Us. Client understands coaching/mentoring is not therapy and does not substitute for therapy if needed, and does not prevent, cure, or treat any mental disorder or medical disease.
  • Client understands that coaching/mentoring is not to be used as a substitute for professional advice by legal, financial, mental health, medical or other qualified professionals and will seek independent professional guidance for such matters. If Client is currently under the care of a mental health professional, it is recommended that Client inform the mental health care provider and the client may need to have a referral letter from their health care provider.
  • Client agrees to communicate honestly, be open to feedback and assistance and create the time and energy to participate fully in the Program.
  • Client agrees to actively participate in the Program for the full duration of 12 months.

3. Services

The parties agree to engage in a 12 month program held over 4 sets of two day workshops in Sydney and 4 group coaching sessions held via Zoom or similar online platform. Full day sessions will typically last 9 – 5pm and coaching/mentoring will be no less than 1 hour and no more than 1.5 hours in duration per session. The Gravitas Project will also operate a closed community online discussion forum available to Client. Any additional time will be negotiated directly with the Client and subject to an additional fee. It is not possible to make up lost days and this needs to be carefully considered when choosing to submit an application to the program.

The program dates for the The Gravitas Project In Person Modules are outlined in the Information Pack. Dates subject to change.

The Gravitas Project is a dynamic program and as such may change in format and process over time. The program intent will remain intact, there is a possibility that the program design and size may evolve.

4. Schedule & Fees

The Gravitas Project can be paid for in full in advance or on a payment plan of four instalments in advance.

Payable terms for Invoice are 14 days from date of invoice.

When utilising the Payment Plan, payment is made in four instalments consisting of a commencement fee paid upon receipt of your Registration Form and three equal instalment payments (payable prior to the next module).

5. Procedure

Participation in the program is by application. Submission of an application does not guarantee a place on the program. Once reviewed, you will be advised of your acceptance or not to the program.

The location of the workshops will be determined by the Program provider and notified to the Client.

Coaching/Mentoring dates are to be mutually agreed upon, following completion of each 2 day module.

The Client agrees to accept electronic communication.

6. Engagement of other experts

Other experts may be engaged to deliver the program and/or assist the Client. The use of other professionals does not constitute the giving of advice and Us has no responsibility for any act or omission committed by any other professional so engaged and to the fullest extent authorised by the law the Client agrees to release and indemnify Us from any suits, claims, actions or demands it may have arising from any act or omission caused by an expert so engaged.

The Program provider reserves the right to adjust content and presenters/facilitators as required at their sole discretion.

7. Confidentiality

Us and the Client understand that this training/coaching relationship, workshops, meetings and the closed online community are confidential and it is necessary to keep all information (documented or verbal) sourced as part of this relationship confidential.

Us agrees not to disclose any information pertaining to the Client without the Client’s prior consent. Us 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 possession of Us prior to its being furnished by the Client; (b) is generally known to the public or in the Client’s industry; (c) is obtained by Us from a third party, without breach of any obligation to the Client; (d) is independently developed by Us without use of or reference to the Client’s confidential information; or (e) that Us is required by law to disclose.

View our Privacy Policy here

8. Behaviour and Conduct

As a community of women helping women we require a level of respect and behaviour consistent with The Gravitas Project Code of Conduct. The Client agrees to abide by the Code of Conduct.

Should the Client breach the Code of Conduct or behave in a manner that is inconsistent with the goals of the program, the Client will be first called to a meeting to discuss how this can be addressed. Once this has been raised, the Client may be asked to leave the program at the discretion of Us or be considered on notice. Should this occur, no correspondence will be entered into as to the reasons why nor appeals to remain in the program will be heard or granted.

During the course of the program, should a conflict of interest arise for any party, the Program provider must be notified immediately.

The Client will not under any circumstances attempt to sell products or services to profit in any way from The Gravitas Project.

9. Cancellation and Lateness Policy

Client agrees that it is the Client’s responsibility to notify The Gravitas Project Coach/Mentor at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled call/meeting if the Client cannot make the session. If the coaching/mentoring sessions are cancelled inside of 24 hours notice the session will be forfeited. The Gravitas Project Coach/Mentor will wait for 15 minutes, before the Client is noted as not turning up for the session.

10. Termination

Once a place in The Gravitas Project is accepted by Client, it is not transferable.

The Client understands that if they withdraw from the program 14 days or more prior to its commencement, they are entitled to a full refund.

Either Us or the Client may terminate this agreement at any time with 2 weeks written notice. Should the agreement be cancelled all monies currently paid are non refundable. Subsequent fees payable will be cancelled.

The Gravitas Project is subject to a minimum number of participants. The Program provider reserves the right to cancel, postpone or change dates of the program if the minimum number of participants is not reached. The Client will be notified of any cancellation or postponement no later than 14 days prior to the commencement of the program.

This agreement may be terminated by Us at any time with 2 weeks written notice.

11. Ownership of material

All Copyright and Intellectual Property Rights in all materials (documented or verbal) and in the provision of the program which are developed by Us in regard to The Gravitas Project are the property of Us.

12. Variations

The terms and/or conditions of this agreement may be varied at any time by Us with or without Client consent or notification.

13. Assignment

The Agreement may be assigned by Us without prior written consent of the Client. The parties to this Agreement hereby expressly declare that the Client will not assign to any third party any of its duties or responsibilities under this Agreement without written consent of Us.

14. Limited Liability

Except as expressly provided in this agreement, no guarantees or warranties, express or implied, are made by Us. In no event will Us be liable to the Client for consequential or special damages. Notwithstanding any damages that the Client may incur, the entire liability under this agreement for Us and their Coach’s/Mentor’s, and the Client’s exclusive remedy, will be limited to the amount paid by the Client to Us under this agreement for all services rendered up until the termination date.

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.


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