Terms and Conditions

This notice is issued by the Isha Foundation (“Service Provider”)

AGREEMENT TO TERMS

These Terms of Use constitute a legally binding agreement made between you, whether personally or on behalf of an entity (“you”) and Isha Foundation (“we,” “us” or “our”), concerning your access to and use of the website www.innerengineering.com (the “Site”).

You agree that by accessing the Site, you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by all of these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with all of these Terms of Use, then you are expressly prohibited from using the Site and you must discontinue use immediately.

USER REGISTRATION

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

HEALTH GUIDELINES

PAYMENT & REFUND POLICY


DETAILS OF PROGRAM REGISTRATION FOR INNER ENGINEERING COMPLETION WITH SADHGURU ("Program"):

USER REGISTRATION

  1. The minimum age limit to participate in the program is 15 years of age such participants shall ensure that they register with parental consent.
  2. It is mandatory that you complete the 7 Inner Engineering Online sessions prior to registering for the Inner Engineering Completion with Sadhguru Online Program.
  3. It is mandatory to attend Sessions 1 and 2 to participate in the Shambhavi initiation with Sadhguru (Session 3). Multiple days and timing options are offered.
  4. Since this is a step-by-step process, if you miss or drop out from any session, you will not be allowed to attend the next session.
  5. Follow up session/s will be conducted post completion of the Program for which dates and time will be announced subsequently.
  6. This program is open only for Indian Participants and only Indian mode of payments will be accepted.
  7. A 21 days optional sadhana support will also be offered to the Participants.

PROGRAM GUIDELINES

Below are a few guidelines to ensure you receive the program in its totality and integrity:

Technical Requirements:

Hardware requirements - To participate in the Program it will be mandatory for you need compatible hardware, such as: 

  • laptop/desktop computer 
  • functioning webcam, 
  • stable internet access with sufficient bandwidth (2mbps)/ adequate data pack. 
  • speakers (any kind of headphones or devices in touch with the body should not be used).

A wifi or wired internet connection is recommended. You can check your bandwidth here.

It is best to connect through a laptop or desktop computer and to keep your phone switched off. Please ensure that the device you use for the Program is kept on charge for the entire duration of the Program. Please do not use tablets and smartphones as the Program video does not support these gadgets.

All participants for all the sessions will be required to:

  • be on camera so we can support you with your practices;
  • have your computer webcam enabled during all of the sessions and you should be fully visible on camera;
  • ensure there is sufficient lighting in the room, so that your face is clearly visible.

Please watch the Introductory video to learn more about how to participate and join the online sessions.

Software requirement: Google Chrome version 85 or later is recommended.

Please ensure that all your hardware and software are fully functional, prior to the start of the Program.

We will not be responsible for any equipment or network malfunctions or service disruptions from your end, that may affect your session.

Note: You are expressly prohibited from photographing, screen-shotting, screen-recording and/or recording, by video or audio, any part of the Program for any purpose whatsoever. Please go through our Intellectual Property Rights section.

PROCTORING / MONITORING

By accepting this agreement, you agree to allow a proctor to monitor your participation in the Program.

When you participate in the Program:

  • you are required to keep your webcam turned on so the proctor can ensure that a conducive atmosphere is maintained during the session.
  • you agree to maintain audio and video contact with the proctor during the session.
  • you acknowledge and understand that nothing will be recorded by the proctor at any time during the session or during any interaction between the participant and the proctor.
  • you agree to allow a proctor visual access/inspection of your premises, if required.

You acknowledge and understand that the proctor shall have the right to terminate your participation if they experience or observe any conduct that is deemed to be vulgar, offensive, abusive, criminal, or otherwise inappropriate.

CREATING A CONDUCIVE ATMOSPHERE

  • Please ensure that you join each session at least 10-15 minutes ahead of time.
  • It is important that you sit in a quiet, private space alone for the entire duration of the session.
  • There should be no external disturbances or interruptions (like using the restroom, taking calls or checking messages). If you have children or pets who might disturb you, please ensure they are taken care of.
  • If any family members have registered and are attending this program, please ensure they are in a separate physical space and each of you have logged in separately to the sessions.
  • It would be ideal to sit on the floor and ensure you have sufficient space (approx 3ft x 6ft) around you to do the yoga practices. If you have a physical condition where you cannot sit on the floor, you can use a chair.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing so that you can sit comfortably on the floor and do the practices.
  • Please bring a bed sheet or yoga mat.
  • Ensure you are on an empty stomach condition, which means, you must keep a gap of four hours between your last full meal and the start of the session. Please do not eat or drink anything during the sessions.

HEALTH GUIDELINES

You understand and agree that the information provided in or through the website and the program offered are not substitutes for advice and treatment from licensed healthcare professionals.

In case of any medical issues during the session:

  • the participants will be able to express any concerns by calling IVR number +91 79771 02000

If you have or suspect that you have a medical or mental health problem, contact your own medical professionals or mental health professionals before you register for the Program.

Health prerequisites for the Program:

  • you must complete and sign a health questionnaire before participating in the Program.
  • your doctor has given prior approval for your participation in the Program or have spoken to our representative.

If you develop any of the following health conditions after registration, you must inform us, as soon as possible:

  • you suffer from any [new] injury, illness or other medical condition;
  • you feel any pain or discomfort during a yoga class; or
  • you feel that any exercise included in a yoga class would be unsafe or uncomfortable for you.

We may in our sole discretion prohibit you from participating in the Program if we feel that your health situation is not conducive for attending the Program.

Injuries or benefits

We exclude all representations, warranties, undertakings and guarantees relating to our Program. We do not represent, warrant, undertake or guarantee:

  • that you will not suffer from any injury arising directly or indirectly from our Program;
  • that your fitness will measurably improve as a result of participation in the Program

PAYMENT

We accept the following mode of payments i.e debit/credit cards, Net banking & UPI.

In the event if the prerequisites as mentioned in this Agreement are not fulfilled, we reserve the right to cancel your registration and the refund will be done as per the cancellation and refund policy.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

  1. Participants who have registered for the program can apply for a refund only if they have NOT accessed the program.
  2. If a refund request is received on or before 3 days prior to the start date of the program, 50% of the program fee will be refunded. The request for refund should come from your registered email id to india.iec@innerengineering.com.
  3. It may be possible to re-register for the same program within 6 months from the start date of the Program if you are unable to attend the program, you can re-register with 15% re-registration fee and shall also pay the difference in program fees, if any. You can also re-register for any of the following Isha Yoga programs subject to availability of the seats:
  • Inner Engineering 7 day program (English or Vernacular language)
  • Inner Engineering 4 days (English)
  • Inner Engineering Completion (teacher-led program) (English or vernacular language)
  • Yogasanas
  • Surya Kriya
  • Angamardana
  • Eye care program
  1. You can re-register only once.
  2. The registration is non transferable.
  3. We reserve the right to revise the terms and conditions of this Agreement at any time and at our sole discretion.

For any further assistance, you can contact +91 79771 02000 or email us at india.iec@innerengineering.com.

Voluntary Participation

By agreeing to these Terms of Use you acknowledge that your participation in our classes, Programs is done voluntarily and that you alone are 100% solely and personally responsible for any outcomes or results. You acknowledge that you have or will use your own due diligence and judgement before implementing any knowledge or information you received from our Website, Classes, Programs, or Program Materials. Isha Foundation is not responsible for any action you may choose to take regarding the information provided, and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible nor liable to you should you sustain any financial harm, physical injuries, loss, damage or any negative ramifications.

The outcome from the use of our Website, Classes, Programs or Program Materials depends primarily on your own effort, motivation, commitment and follow-through. Isha Foundation cannot and does not guarantee that you will attain a particular result or benefit, and you accept and understand that results may differ by each individual. Each individual’s outcome depends on his or her background, dedication, desire, and motivation, and a whole host of additional factors. Results may vary, and will be based on many variables, therefore, no guarantees can be made. There can be no assurance as to any particular outcome based on the use of our Website, Programs, Sessions.

USER REPRESENTATIONS

By using the Site, you represent and warrant that:

(1) all registration information you submit will be true, accurate, current, and complete;

(2) you will maintain the accuracy of such information and promptly update such registration information as necessary;

(3) you have the legal capacity and you agree to comply with these Terms of Use;

(4) you are not under the age of 15 years;

(5) you are not a minor in the jurisdiction in which you reside, or if a minor, you have received parental permission to use the Site or register for the Program;

(6) you will not access the Site through automated or non-human means, whether through a bot, script or otherwise;

(7) you will not use the Site for any illegal or unauthorized purpose;

(8) your use of the Site will not violate any applicable law or regulation.

If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, we have the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Site (or any portion thereof).

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to make changes or modifications to these Terms of Use at any time and for any reason.

We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last updated” date of these Terms of Use, and you waive any right to receive specific notice of each such change.

It is your responsibility to periodically review these Terms of Use to stay informed of updates. You will be subject to, and will be deemed to have been made aware of and to have accepted, the changes in any revised Terms of Use by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Terms of Use are posted.

You agree that your failure to adhere to any of the terms and conditions set out below, or any other provision of these Terms of Use, shall constitute a breach of these Terms of Use on your part which may result in the termination of your access to the website and/or participation in the program.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

Unless otherwise indicated, the Site is our proprietary property and all source code, databases, functionality, software, website designs, audio, video, text, photographs, and graphics on the Site (collectively, the “Content”) and the trademarks, service marks, and logos contained therein (the “Marks”) are owned by Isha Foundation, and are protected by copyright and trademark laws and various other intellectual property rights.

The Content and the Marks are provided on the Site “as-is” for your information and personal use only. Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, no part of the Site and no Content or Marks may be copied, reproduced, aggregated, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted, distributed, downloaded, edited, broadcasted, transferred, teaching, used, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any commercial or non-commercial purpose whatsoever, without our express prior written permission.

Provided that you are eligible to use the Site, you are granted a limited license to access and use the Site to which you have properly gained access solely for your participation in the Program. We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you in and to the Site, the Content and the Marks.

PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES WHILE USING THE SITE

You may not access or use the Site for any purpose other than that for which we make the Site available. The Site may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by us.

As a user of the Site, you agree not to:

  1. systematically retrieve data or other content from the Site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database, or directory without written permission from us.
  2. make any unauthorized use of the Site, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of users by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email, or creating user accounts by automated means or under false pretenses.
  3. use the Site to advertise or offer to sell goods and services.
  4. circumvent, disable, or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Site, including features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on the use of the Site and/or the Content contained therein.
  5. engage in unauthorized framing of or linking to the Site.
  6. trick, defraud, or mislead us and other users, especially in any attempt to learn sensitive account information such as user passwords;
  7. make improper use of our support services or submit false reports of abuse or misconduct.
  8. engage in any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to send comments or messages, or using any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.
  9. interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on the Site or the networks or services connected to the Site.
  10. attempt to impersonate another user or person or use the username of another user.
  11. sell or otherwise transfer your profile.
  12. use any information obtained from the Site in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person.
  13. use the Site as part of any effort to compete with us or otherwise use the Site and/or the Content for any revenue-generating endeavor or commercial enterprise.
  14. decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Site.
  15. attempt to bypass any measures of the Site designed to prevent or restrict access to the Site, or any portion of the Site.
  16. harass, annoy, intimidate, or threaten any of our employees or agents engaged in providing any portion of the Site to you.
  17. delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notice from any Content.
  18. copy or adapt the Site’s software, including but not limited to Flash, PHP, HTML, JavaScript, or other code.
  19. upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) viruses, Trojan horses, or other material, including excessive use of capital letters and spamming (continuous posting of repetitive text), that interferes with any party’s uninterrupted use and enjoyment of the Site or modifies, impairs, disrupts, alters, or interferes with the use, features, functions, operation, or maintenance of the Site.
  20. upload or transmit (or attempt to upload or to transmit) any material that acts as a passive or active information collection or transmission mechanism, including without limitation, clear graphics interchange formats (“gifs”), 1×1 pixels, web bugs, cookies, or other similar devices (sometimes referred to as “spyware” or “passive collection mechanisms” or “pcms”).
  21. except as may be the result of standard search engine or Internet browser usage, use, launch, develop, or distribute any automated system, including without limitation, any spider, robot, cheat utility, scraper, or offline reader that accesses the Site, or using or launching any unauthorized script or other software.
  22. disparage, tarnish, or otherwise harm, in our opinion, us and/or the Site.
  23. use the Site in a manner inconsistent with any applicable laws or regulations.

GUIDELINES FOR REVIEWS

We may provide you areas on the Site to leave reviews or ratings. When posting a review, you must comply with the following criteria:

(1) your reviews should not contain offensive profanity, or abusive, racist, offensive, hate language or illegal activity; discriminatory references based on religion, race, gender, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability;

(2) you may not post any false or misrepresenting or misleading statements;

We may accept, reject, or remove reviews in our sole discretion. We have absolutely no obligation to screen reviews or to delete reviews, even if anyone considers reviews objectionable or inaccurate. Reviews are not endorsed by us, and do not necessarily represent our opinions or the views of any of our affiliates or partners.

We do not assume liability for any review or for any claims, liabilities, or losses resulting from any review. By posting a review, you hereby grant to us a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, fully-paid, assignable, and sublicensable right and license to reproduce, modify, translate, transmit by any means, display, perform, and/or distribute all content relating to reviews.

SUBMISSIONS

You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback, or other information regarding the Site/Program ("Submissions") provided by you to us are non-confidential (any information mentioned in the privacy policy will be treated as confidential information) and shall become our sole property. We shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these Submissions for any lawful purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you.

You hereby waive all moral rights to any such Submissions, and you hereby warrant that any such Submissions are original with you or that you have the right to submit such Submissions. You agree there shall be no recourse against us for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in your Submissions.

SITE MANAGEMENT

We reserve the right, but not the obligation, to:

(1) monitor the Site for violations of these Terms of Use;

(2) take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in our sole discretion, violates the law or these Terms of Use, including without limitation, reporting such user to law enforcement authorities;

(3) in our sole discretion and without limitation, refuse, restrict access to, limit the availability of, or disable (to the extent technologically feasible) any of your Contributions or any portion thereof;

(4) in our sole discretion and without limitation, notice, or liability, to remove from the Site or otherwise disable all files and content that are excessive in size or are in any way burdensome to our systems;

(5) otherwise manage the Site in a manner designed to protect our rights and property and to facilitate the proper functioning of the Site.

PRIVACY POLICY

We care about data privacy and security. Please review our Privacy Policy (USA team to link) posted on the Site. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these Terms of Use.

You agree that we may use any information that we obtain about you in accordance with the provisions of our Privacy Policy and that you have no ownership or proprietary interest in your account other than as set out in these Terms of Use.

TERM AND TERMINATION

These Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect for the duration of the Program and while you use the Site. Without limiting any other provision of these terms of use, we reserve the right to, in our sole discretion and without notice or liability, deny access to and use of the Site (including blocking certain ip addresses), to any person for any reason or for no reason, including without limitation for breach of any representation, warranty, or covenant contained in these terms of use or of any applicable law or regulation. We may terminate your use of the Site or participation in the Program or delete your account and any content or information that you posted at any time, without warning, in our sole discretion.

If we terminate or suspend your account for any reason, you are prohibited from registering and creating a new account under your name, a fake or borrowed name, or the name of any third party, even if you may be acting on behalf of the third party.

In addition to terminating or suspending your account, we reserve the right to take appropriate legal action, including without limitation pursuing civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.

MODIFICATIONS AND INTERRUPTIONS

We reserve the right to change, modify, or remove the contents of the Site at any time or for any reason at our sole discretion without notice. However, we have no obligation to update any information on our Site. We also reserve the right to modify or discontinue all or part of the Site without notice at any time.

We will not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, price change, suspension, or discontinuance of the Site.

We cannot guarantee the Site will be available at all times. We may experience hardware, software, or other problems or need to perform maintenance related to the Site, resulting in interruptions, delays, or errors. We reserve the right to change, revise, update, suspend, discontinue, or otherwise modify the Site at any time or for any reason without notice to you.

You agree that we have no liability whatsoever for any loss, damage, or inconvenience caused by your inability to access or use the Site during any downtime or discontinuance of the Site. Nothing in these Terms of Use will be construed to obligate us to maintain and support the Site or to supply any corrections, updates, or releases in connection therewith.

GOVERNING LAW

These Terms of Use and your use of the Site are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India.

DISPUTE RESOLUTION

In the event of any dispute between the parties the courts of Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India shall have exclusive jurisdiction on such disputes.

If there is any conflict between these terms and rules and/or specific terms of use appearing on this website relating to specific material then the latter shall prevail.

DISCLAIMER

The Site is provided on an as-is and as-available basis. You agree that your use of the Site services will be at your sole risk. To the fullest extent permitted by law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, in connection with the site and your use thereof, including, without limitation, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. We make no warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of the site’s content or the content of any websites linked to this site and we will assume no liability or responsibility for any (1) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content and materials, (2) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of the site, (3) any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any and all personal information and/or financial information stored therein, (4) any interruption or cessation of transmission to or from the site, (5) any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through the site by any third party, and/or (6) any errors or omissions in any content and materials or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the site. We do not warrant, endorse, guarantee, or assume responsibility for any product or service advertised or offered by a third party through the site, any hyperlinked website, or any website or mobile application featured in any banner or other advertising, and we will not be a party to or in any way be responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and any third-party providers of products or services.

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

In no event will we or our directors, employees, or agents be liable to you or any third party for any direct, indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special, or punitive damages, including lost profit, lost revenue, loss of data, or other damages arising from your use of the site, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, our liability to you for any cause whatsoever and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the cost of the Program.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us harmless, including our subsidiaries, affiliates, and all of our respective officers, volunteers, agents, partners, and employees, from and against any loss, damage, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses, made by any third party due to or arising out of: (1) your Contributions; (2) use of the Site; (3) breach of these Terms of Use; (4) any breach of your representations and warranties set forth in these Terms of Use; (5) your violation of the rights of a third party, including but not limited to intellectual property rights; or (6) any overt harmful act toward any other user of the Site with whom you connected via the Site.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, we reserve the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us, and you agree to cooperate, at your expense, with our defense of such claims. We will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim, action, or proceeding which is subject to this indemnification upon becoming aware of it.

MISCELLANEOUS

These Terms of Use and any policies or operating rules posted by us on the Site or in respect to the Site constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and us. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision.

These Terms of Use operate to the fullest extent permissible by law. We shall not be responsible or liable for any loss, damage, delay, or failure to act caused by any cause beyond our reasonable control.

If any provision or part of a provision of these Terms of Use is determined to be unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that provision or part of the provision is deemed severable from these Terms of Use and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. There is no joint venture, partnership, employment or agency relationship created between you and us as a result of these Terms of Use or use of the Site.

You agree that these Terms of Use will not be construed against us by virtue of having drafted them.

CONTACT US

In order to resolve a complaint regarding the Site or to receive further information regarding use of the Site, please contact us at: india.iec@inneregineering.com

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