These terms of use (the “Terms”), together with our privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”), apply to any use of our Web site www.apogeo.group and the activities of the APOGEO Group (“APOGEO”) as well as any data, information, tool and service available on our Web site (collectively the “Web site”).

Your participation and satisfaction, and comfortable use of our Web site are very important to us.

You may use the Web site only on the condition that you understand and accept the Terms and the Privacy Policy. Any further use of the Web site or any part of it means you have read and understood the Terms and the Privacy Policy, and agree to be bound by all parts of the Terms.

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify these Terms at any time. We recommend that you check the Terms periodically for changes. The use of the Web site, once changes to these Terms have been published on the Web site, constitutes acceptance of those changes, whether or not you have reviewed them.

1. Application of these Terms

These Terms apply to your use of the Web site, which is operated by APOGEO, as well as to any feature and service that is offered on this Web site. Further provisions outside of these Terms may apply to you. Such further provisions apply in addition to these Terms.

2. User conduct

Users may not misuse the Web site and are prohibited from processing via the Website any material:

  • that is threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy or which may cause annoyance or inconvenience; or
  • for which you have not obtained all necessary licenses and/or approvals; or
  • which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise be contrary to the law of or infringe the rights of any third party, in any country in the world; or
  • which is technically harmful (including, without limitation, computer viruses, logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, harmful components, corrupted data or other malicious software or harmful data).

3. Liability

The content of this Web site has been created with care and diligence, but APOGEO Group cannot guarantee comprehensiveness and/or accuracy. The Web site offers information about services and products that may be changed at any time without prior notice.

All representations and warranties are excluded, including the warranty regarding suitability for a particular purpose.

Neither APOGEO Group nor any of its agents, contractors or licensors shall be liable for any loss, injury or damage (including without limitation any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damage, any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damage arising from or connected in any way to business interruption); whether foreseeable, known or otherwise and even if advised of the possibility of such damages; and whether in tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise; including without limitation for contingencies beyond its control in procuring, compiling, interpreting, reporting or delivering data and for conclusions, decisions or actions derived, made or taken based on the use of the Web site or any part thereof.

Nothing herein excludes or limits the liability of APOGEO Group (i) for fraud or gross negligence, (ii) for death or personal injury caused by APOGEO Group, (iii) or which may not be excluded or limited under the applicable law.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless APOGEO Group and its agents, contractors and licensors and the respective directors, officers, employees, agents and independent contractors from and against all damages, claims and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of or in connection with your misuse of the Web site, i.e. any use of the Web site which violates these Terms or any applicable law or regulation.

4. Intellectual Property Rights, Confidential Information and Trade Secrets

You acknowledge and accept that the Web site and any part thereof, may be protected by copyright or other intellectual property or unfair competition or misappropriation laws and are and shall remain the property of APOGEO Group and/or its licensors. Such content may only be used in accordance with these Terms or any other agreement between you and APOGEO Group, as applicable, and all applicable laws and regulations. Any unauthorised use is strictly prohibited.

All trade names, trademarks, service marks and other product and service names and logos, whether registered or unregistered, on the Web site are proprietary to their respective owners and are protected by applicable laws.

Streams of Purpose™ and Megatrends Leadership™ are trademarked by Dr. Rebecca L. Self. The trademarks apply to the concept, any programming (exercises/activities), and all graphics associated with the model and concept.

Dare to Lead™ is trademarked by Dr. Brené Brown (Brené Brown Education and Research Group). Dr. Rebecca L. Self is certified and licensed to facilitate and market that work as of September 2019.

The complete or partial reproduction, distribution, modification, linking or use for commercial or public purposes and any type of exploitation outside the limits of copyright law requires the prior written consent of APOGEO Group. This Web site does not grant any license to use the intellectual property of third parties. Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved.

5. Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting your privacy. All personal data that we collect from you will be processed in accordance with the applicable laws and our Privacy Policy.

6. Modifications

We reserve the right to make improvements or change these Terms and the content of the Website at any time without prior notice. This page was last modified on 17 September 2020.

7. Severability, No Waiver

If any provision in these Terms is held invalid or unenforceable under applicable law, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. If you believe you have other or additional rights than those stated in these Terms under applicable mandatory law, you should inform us without undue delay for us to provide an alternative remedy to the situation.

Our failure to enforce strict compliance with any of these Terms shall not be construed as a waiver.

8. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms are governed and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of Switzerland. The place of jurisdiction for any disputes arising out of or in connection with this Web site is Zürich.

9. Contact us

That is the end of the legal stuff. If you have any comments or questions about these Terms or our Web site, please contact us at [email protected].