Licensing of Content and Methodologies Owned by The Health Sciences Academy

Here's a reminder of our intellectual property (IP) terms and conditions applicable to users, students and graduates, including YOU. Some of these rules can be overwritten ONLY via a commercial licensing agreement with you. Please complete this form as openly as you can so we can learn more about your business plans and see how we can help you.

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REMINDER OF SOME OF OUR TERMS:


1. Prohibition to Copy, Re-write, Blog, Teach, or Reproduce Our Content, Methodologies, Know-How, or Research

You must NOT (in whole or in part) copy, blog, re-sell, re-write, teach, adapt, transmit, publish, exploit or reproduce our confidential and proprietary methodologies, our trade secrets, our know-how, our service models, our processes, our systems, our work, our research, our information, our content, our ideas, and/or our plans.

This breaches our non-disclosure terms, constitutes plagiarism and is an egregious violation of our intellectual property rights, copyright and trademarks.

You also agree:

NOT to infringe on our copyright, patent, trademark, trade secrets, know-how, methodologies, proprietary work, processes, service models, or other intellectual property rights.
That any confidential information shared by us or any representative of The Health Sciences Academy is confidential, proprietary, and belongs solely and exclusively to us.
That all materials and information provided to you by us are confidential and proprietary intellectual property, belong solely and exclusively to The Health Sciences Academy, and may only be used by you when authorised in writing by us.
That all of our Content, materials, processes, methods and information accessible by you though an account in our secure password-protected membership platform are strictly confidential, and may NOT be used, shared or disclosed by you unless where and as expressly authorised in writing by us, and only to the extent and under the terms of our express authorisation.
The reproduction, re-writing, copy, blogging, teaching, adaptation, exploitation, distribution, publishing, pubic use, editorial use, commercial use, social media sharing, and/or sale of our proprietary content, methodologies, trade secrets, know-how, questionnaires, and materials by anyone (in whole or in part) are strictly prohibited.
That, ONLY where expressly allowed, you will attribute our own proprietary work, our moral rights, our trade secrets, our methodologies, our content, our plans, our systems, and our information to our name, without suggesting or implying that these are your own. In other words, only if and when expressly authorised, you must attribute the work to The Health Sciences Academy.
That if you violate, or display any likelihood of violating, any of your agreements contained herein, we will take legal action to prohibit such violations and seek compensation for damages.

Copying, using, sharing or disclosing, whether in whole or in part, our Content or confidential information for public, editorial or commercial purposes is strictly prohibited. Should you copy, use, share or disclose, in whole or in art, our Content or confidential information without our express approval in writing and/or without a license from us, you will be subject to a penalty of a minimum of GBP 1000 per day for each day where you copy, use, share or disclose, in whole or in part, our Content or confidential information, in addition to any applicable costs and compensation for damages.

We are passionate about our students growing their businesses and if you are interested in using our materials beyond one-to-one sessions and/or beyond these Terms and Conditions, please complete this form, given that a separate paid licensing agreement with us must be in place for this. In the meantime, you must adhere to these Terms and Conditions and comply with our intellectual property rights and our non-disclosure terms.


2. Limitation to Use Certain Materials and Forms in a One-to-One Setting ONLY

You are free to discuss your personal knowledge with an acquaintance or a client in a one-to-one session, but you must NOT share your course lessons, course materials, or account access with anyone. These are for your own personal (non-commercial, non-editorial, non-public) use.

Copying, blogging, re-writing, adapting, teaching, re-using, transmitting, publishing, distributing, exploiting, re-selling or reproducing our proprietary methodologies, our trade secrets, our service models, our systems, our work, our research, our information, our content, our ideas, our client assessments, our know-how or our plans, in whole or in part, whether “as is” or in an adapted manner, constitutes a breach of our non-disclosure terms and is an egregious violation of our intellectual property and trademarks.

You may, however, share with a single person, in a one-to-one setting, certain “Client Materials and Session Handouts” ONLY where we expressly agree to it and for the SOLE purpose indicated therein, but always with attribution of the work to The Health Sciences Academy and in the same, unaltered format provided to you with our copyright symbol (e.g. “Copyright © TheHealthSciencesAcademy.org”).

While you are free to discuss your personal knowledge with an acquaintance or with a client in a one-to-one setting, you may NOT (in whole or in part) use or disclose our content or confidential information for public, editorial or commercial purposes. For example, you are prohibited to disclose, teach or share our proprietary content, confidential information or trade secrets in group sessions, blogs, websites, eBooks, downloads, talks to larger audiences, online programmes, membership sites, information products, newsletters, emails, Facebook groups, social media, public media, magazines, newspapers, press articles, commentaries, and/or any other means of reaching more than one person through copying, disclosing, re-writing, adapting, and/or recycling our content and proprietary methodologies.

Delivering, using or adapting our “Client Materials and Session Handouts” to a group of people or website for free (such as a taster or email optin), in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.

Such activities breach of our non-disclosure terms, constitute plagiarism, and are an an egregious violation of our intellectual property and we will immediately take legal action and seek compensation for damages. Violation of this rule is also grounds for immediate and permanent termination without notice, expulsion without a refund, and revocation of all certificates and/or academic credits earned.

IMPORTANT WARNING: We use advanced plagiarism detection tools. This allows us to find World Wide Web copy-pasting information, checking documents in all formats, including *.rtf, *.doc, *.docx, *.pdf *ppt, video, flash, html, etc., IP addresses, authors, social media, and plagiarism of our content in English and all languages. Whether we find via our advanced detection tools or any other means that our content, know-how and trade secrets have been plagiarised, are are likely to be plagiarised, we will immediately take legal action and seek compensation for damages.

We are passionate about our students growing their businesses and if you are interested in using our materials beyond one-to-one coaching sessions and/or beyond these Terms and Conditions, please complete this form, given that a separate paid licensing agreement with us must be in place for this. In the meantime, you must adhere to these Terms and Conditions and comply with our intellectual property rights and non-disclosure terms.


3. Prohibition to Compete or Reproduce our Methods or Content

You are prohibited to replicate, copy, teach, modify, improve, expand, amend, re-use, re-write, re-purpose, replicate, translate, reproduce, perform, store, transmit, publish, re-sell or exploit our free or paid content, templates, questionnaires, methods, know-how, way of packaging or structuring information, service models, website, interactive features, learning path, way of working, processes, systems, editorial rights, copyrights and intellectual property rights, in whole or in part, to teach, create, provide, moderate or promote academic, vocational or educational services, training, courses, workshops, eBooks, databases, newsletters, emails, blogs, press articles, public media commentaries, Facebook groups, social media sharing, and/or to re-purpose, copy, distribute or repackage our content or materials in any shape or form.

If you violate or are caught violating these terms, or display any likelihood of violating them, we will take immediate legal action and seek compensation for damages.

You are prohibited to enter into, start, develop or expand a similar trade in competition against The Health Sciences Academy, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, now or anytime in the future.

You are prohibited to use or copy our intellectual property to deliver any training, service or product that directly or indirectly competes with the interests of The Health Sciences Academy.

Violation of this rule is grounds for immediate and permanent termination without notice, expulsion without a refund, revocation of all certificates and/or academic credits earned, immediate legal action, and compensation for damages.


4. Prohibition to Replicate Our Forms, Questionnaires or Software

You are not allowed to use or adapt our proprietary questionnaires, forms and materials to develop or enhance your own software, website tools, or electronic spreadsheets.

Recreating, replicating or adapting them to develop your own software, online forms, electronic spreadsheets, or mobile apps is strictly prohibited and constitutes plagiarism.

“Client Materials and Session Handouts” cannot be re-written and developed into any software by you or by any third party. The only route to offer our forms to your clients online is via a paid subscription to our Clinic Toolkit™. Contact us immediately if you have any questions on this.

You must never replicate or offer our forms and questionnaires online “for free” to funnel website visitors. This constitutes an egregious violation of our intellectual property.

You must never share or reproduce our forms or questionnaires (in whole or in part) in blog posts, press articles, commentaries, websites or any other media. This constitutes an egregious violation of our intellectual property and a breach of our non-disclosure terms.

If you violate or are caught violating our intellectual property, or display any likelihood of violating it, we will take immediate legal action and seek compensation for damages.


5. Prohibition to Use Our Forms for Group Coaching

You may use the “Client Materials and Session Handouts” with an acquaintance or with a client in a one-to-one setting only, and NOT for group programs, group coaching, or group services.

You must first purchase a course-specific Clinic Toolkit™ Professional Account Type in order to be authorised to use the corresponding “Client Materials and Session Handouts” in group sessions, workshops, seminars, online group programs, membership sites and/or any means of replacing one-to-one support by group support.

We are passionate about our graduates growing their businesses and if you are interested in using the “Client Materials and Session Handouts” beyond one-to-one settings, you require our Group Program Approval once you have graduated and have a valid Clinic Toolkit™ Paid Subscription. In the meantime, you must adhere to these Terms and Conditions and comply with the limitation to use the “Client Materials and Session Handouts” in a one-to-one setting only, and advertise this accordingly.

Without our approval in place, the use or adaptation of our “Client Materials and Session Handouts” for group programs, group coaching or membership sites will constitute plagiarism and an egregious violation of our intellectual property and we will immediately take legal action and seek compensation for damages. Violation of this rule is also grounds for immediate and permanent termination without notice, expulsion without a refund, and revocation of all certificates and/or academic credits earned.

IMPORTANT WARNING: We use advanced plagiarism detection tools. This allows us to find World Wide Web copy-pasting information, checking documents in all formats, including *.rtf, *.doc, *.docx, *.pdf *ppt, video, flash, html, etc., IP addresses, authors, social media, and plagiarism of our content in English and all languages. Whether we find via our advanced detection tools or any other means that our content, know-how and trade secrets have been plagiarised, are are likely to be plagiarised, we will immediately take legal action and seek compensation for damages.


6. “Client Materials and Session Handouts” Restrictions

You may NOT (and may NOT allow anyone else to):

offer access to the “Client Materials and Session Handouts” to anyone, “for free” (such as a taster or email optin), whether in part or whole, to funnel your website visitors into paying clients
share, disclose or post our “Client Materials and Session Handouts”, whether in whole or in part, on a public website, blog, press article, commentary, forum, group, webinar or video, or any other public or social media, digitally, online or offline;
copy or use our “Client Materials and Session Handouts” (or documentation) in any manner that is not expressly allowed by The Health Sciences Academy;
use our “Client Materials and Session Handouts”, forms, templates or content to develop or enhance any product that competes with a service or product of The Health Sciences Academy;
modify or create a derivative work of any part of our “Client Materials and Session Handouts”, forms, templates, content or proprietary methods;
plagiarise, copy or replicate our proprietary forms, questionnaires, templates and software;
disclose, create or publish a commentary on, or teach the content and proprietary methodology of our “Client Materials and Session Handouts”;
use the content and proprietary methodology of our “Client Materials and Session Handouts” for any public or editorial purposes (this is strictly forbidden), and/or for any commercial purpose that is not expressly allowed by The Health Sciences Academy;
use our “Client Materials and Session Handouts” in a group setting without a Clinic Toolkit™ Paid Subscription and our approval;
use our “Client Materials and Session Handouts” in the development of any product if the failure or malfunction of that product could reasonably be expected to result in personal injury, death, or catastrophic loss.

Violation of this rule is grounds for immediate and permanent termination without notice, expulsion without a refund, revocation of all certificates and/or academic credits earned, and legal action.

The adaptation or modification of our “Client Materials and Session Handouts” is strictly prohibited.

    When is a separate license agreement needed?

    We are passionate about our students growing their businesses and if you are interested in using our materials beyond one-to-one sessions and/or beyond our Terms and Conditions (see above), please complete this form, given that a separate paid licensing agreement with us must be in place for this. In the meantime, you must adhere to these Terms and Conditions and comply with our intellectual property rights. HOW TO KNOW IF YOU NEED TO COMPLETE THIS LICENSE ENQUIRY FORM? If you are using your course content for personal and self-learning only, without sharing any of the content with others, you do not need to complete this form. If your intended use of our content does NOT meet the terms above, then a separate commercial license agreement is required. Please complete the form below so we can learn more about how you intend to use our content and what type of license is needed. Please be as detailed as you can. Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you.

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