Terms & Conditions - Holistic Therapy Services Ltd - Trading as IPHM
Subscriptions: We would like to let all members know that if making payment via subscription that payments are deducted automatically from Paypal each year of renewal. We do try and send reminders beforehand but do not guarantee that you will get a reminder. Please note that should you wish to cancel your subscription then you should do this at least a week before payment is due. Please note the ownness is on the member to inform us of any necessary changes such as new email address or contact details. Once your subscription is cancelled you will will be removed from our website and you will no longer be entitled to use the letters iphm after your name if applicable or use our logo and accreditation if you are a training provider or show that you are an approved member of IPHM.
Payment Flow and Delivery Policy: Once you have made payment and subscribed to IPHM your application will be processed within a few days and no later than 5 days. A copy of your certificate of membership and therapy badge (if applicable) will be sent to you as an attachment with your acceptance email. Your orginal signed documents will also be posted out to you within 14 days.
If you have not cancelled before your renewal date then we are unable to offer any refund once documents have been issued either via email or post.
COPYRIGHT ISSUES - Please note we take a very serious view of training providers making false claims or submitting copyright material from other course providers. Please ensure if submitting any course material that it has been written by or for you only.
Disclaimer: Our Holistic Therapists’ Directory is designed to provide advertising space where holistic health professionals and healers can promote their work online. Whilst we try to maintain a good standard of listings on the site, the fact that a therapist or practitioner's details are on display, does not imply any personal or professional recommendation by us. We accept the details offered to us by each practitioner in good faith - that includes their therapy qualifications, memberships/ registrations etc. Each of our listed practitioners should be happy to provide evidence of their advertised qualifications & professional memberships, plus proof of relevant insurance cover if asked for, which we suggest you may want to request this before embarking on any treatment, for your own peace of mind. We are not responsible for any actions, behaviour or claims made by the therapists/ practitioners/Training providers listed on this site.
All members of IPHM and any person obtaining the services from any iphm members should be aware of our T&C's and by joining and using the services of IPHM you are in agreement with all our T&C's and disclaimer notices as shown.
(1) No advice
This website contains general information about medical conditions and treatments. The information is not advice, and should not be treated as such.
(2) No warranties
The medical information on this website is provided without any representations or warranties, express or implied. We make no representations or warranties in relation to the medical information on this website.
Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, we do not warrant that:
(a) the medical information on this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
(b) the medical information on this website is complete, true, accurate, up-to-date, or non-misleading.
(3) Professional assistance
You must not rely on the information on this website as an alternative to medical advice from your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. If you have any specific questions about any medical matter you should consult your doctor or other professional healthcare provider. If you think you may be suffering from any medical condition you should seek immediately medical attention. You should never delay seeking medical advice, disregard medical advice, or discontinue medical treatment because of information on this website.
(4) Limiting our liability
Nothing in this medical disclaimer will:
(a) limit or exclude our liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence;
(b) limit or exclude our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
(c) limit any of our liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
(d) exclude any of our liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
(5) This disclaimer
The information on the Website is made available to help inform the decisions of healthcare and social care practitioners and therefore improve the quality of care and treatment.
Prohibited Promotions - IPHM Therapists or Course providers will be removed from our website if breaching the cancer act 1939. Please note it is illegal to advertise cancer treatments under the cancer act 1939. It prohibits anyone from advertising "an offer to treat any person for cancer or to give any advise in connection with the treatment thereof". http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/Geo6/2-3/13/contents
Information retrieved from the Website does not override the individual responsibility of healthcare and social care professionals involved in the delivery of care to make informed professional judgments appropriate to the circumstances of the individual, in consultation with the individual and/or their guardian or carer.
The Website contains links to third party websites which are not under our control. These links are provided for your convenience only. We are not responsible for the availability or content of such other websites, nor for any products or services available from them. Any such link should not be seen as an endorsement by us of such websites, or any of the products or services contained on them. Links are made to or from the Website at your own risk.
We reserve the right to withdraw access to all or any part of this Website for periods of time in order to modify any of the content, for scheduled or unscheduled maintenance and for other purposes, without notice to you.
We have processes in place to ensure that the contents of this Website are accurate and that the links it publishes directing the user to third party websites function properly. However, we give no assurances regarding the currency, accuracy or applicability of any of the Website's content.
We provide the Website to you without any conditions, warranties, or guarantees whether express or implied, including but not limited to any implied warranties or conditions as to the satisfactory quality or fitness for a particular purpose, which are expressly excluded to the extent permitted by law.
Medical Advice Disclaimer: If you require advice relating to a particular health problem, IPHM strongly urges you to contact your doctor or other medical practitioner.
The IPHM is not qualified to provide advice about health problems and nothing in the content of this website constitutes any form of medical advice. Any natural holistic health care information provided should be regarded as complementary to, not a substitute for, conventional health care. IPHM and the operator(s) of this site specifically disclaims all responsibility for any liability, loss or risk, personal or otherwise, which is incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of
any of the material on this site.
Our Mission: Our aim at IPHM is to provide membership for all qualified Holistic, Spiritual and Alternative Therapists thus helping to create an independent and unified standard of practice amongst all practitioners and training providers. Accredited therapists and training providers are more likely to obtain the confidence of the public when part of a larger umbrella of other professional practitioners, however we do not make any guarantees of work in the industry and members should abide by their own countries laws and licence agreements.
Membership Fees/ Refunds/Cancellations
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- When you request membership with the iphm you are stating that you hold the necessary skills and qualifications as stated on your application. IPHM will take this in good faith and process your application however you may be asked for proof of any qualifications that you hold that are listed or stated on your application form. Should you not supply said information on request and your application has been processed then please note you will not be eligible for any refund and we hold the right to withdraw your membership.
- Should your membership not be accepted for any other reason than above and you have made payment then this will be refunded to you in full, however please note that Pay-Pal do charge a small admin fee which we are unable to reimburse.
- When you subscribe to IPHM you should be made aware that your membership fee will be automatically deducted each year unless cancelled by yourself direct with paypal. IPHM is not liable for any fees requested by PayPal for refunds. If you wish to cancel you should notify us before payment has been taken as no refund will be offered for renewal documents already sent to you via email and or post.
- You will be sent a reminder before membership renewal is due and should you wish to cancel then you should inform IPHM at this time and before any renewal has been processed. It is the members responsibilty to ensure you inform IPHM of this before any renewal has been processed. If you renewal has been processed and you have not notified us of cancellation no refund or reimubursment will be forthcoming.
Accredited Training providers must under no circumstances mislead their students. They should know that by using our logo on any certificates/awards that this is only used for the actual courses or training we have approved and are shown on your listing with us. Please note that our logo should not be used on any certificates for courses that are not approved or listed on your profile. Failure to mislead students may result in immediate removal of your listing. Any course provider found to be in breach of this will have their listing and membership removed from our website. and no refund will be offered. IPHM hold no responsibility to students whom have received a certificate or training should the training provider in question not abide by our code of ethics or not renew their membership with us. All training providers are agreeing that they have read and understood our terms terms and conditons.