By registering for and participating in this Course/Retreat, you agree to the following:
Section A. Purpose of taking the Course/Retreat:
I am taking this Course/Retreat for the sole purpose of my own personal development. I understand that, although the knowledge I will receive in this Course/Retreat is meant to enrich my understanding of the full development of life, and to help me maintain good physical health and psychological well-being in a natural way, it is not intended as a replacement for any medical advice and care. (Please be aware that some Courses/Retreats may require an additional agreement form depending on the content of the Course/Retreat.)
I am aware that completion of this Course/Retreat does not qualify me to teach it or any part of it; nor does it qualify me to give advice to other persons, to diagnose or to give consultations or perform treatments on the basis of the knowledge contained in this Course/Retreat, nor to use the knowledge contained in this Course/Retreat for any professional purpose, irrespective of whether I have been professionally trained or authorized in the area to which this Course/Retreat relates.
Therefore, I agree not to teach all or part of this Course/Retreat in any form, at any time or place; and not to take any action as described in the previous point, neither with nor without fee, unless I have prior written authorization of Maharishi Foundation or any organization authorized by Maharishi Foundation, including its licensee Maharishi Education Centre Ltd. I shall refer all persons who express interest in the knowledge contained in this Course/Retreat to a director of Maharishi Education Centre Ltd.
I understand that Maharishi Foundation and its affiliated institutions have the exclusive right worldwide to teach and promote the knowledge contained in this Course/Retreat.
I understand that the effectiveness of the knowledge contained in this Course/Retreat depends on it being taught in its full authenticity and purity by qualified teachers. In taking this Course/Retreat, I am acknowledging the importance of this principle and resolve to honour it.
Section B. Confidentiality:
I further agree to keep any written or other course materials that I may receive during this Course/Retreat confidential and only for my personal and private use. I agree not to copy or reproduce in any way, all or part of this Course/Retreat’s materials, and not to allow any other person to do so or to use this Course/Retreat’s materials. Furthermore, I agree not to publicly disclose the content of this Course/Retreat, be it from this Course/Retreat’s materials, from my own notes for any reason, or on any occasion.
I will not record any of the videos that are shown during this Course/Retreat without prior written permission from Maharishi Foundation.
Section C. Refund:
I understand and accept that, as a general rule, no refund can be granted once the Course/Retreat has started, whatever the cause that may lead me to interrupt or stop my participation in this Course/Retreat. For cancellations up to one week prior to the Course/Retreat starting, a 50% refund may be granted. In special cases, please contact Maharishi Education Centre Accounts Department.
Section D. Conduct during Course/Retreat:
I understand that by participating in this Course/Retreat, I am agreeing to engage with the Course/Retreat Leaders, other Course/Retreat Participants, and the Peace Palace Staff in a respectful manner.
I understand that disruptive behaviour after a warning from Course/Retreat Leaders or members of the Peace Palace Course Office can result in my right to attend the Course/Retreat being withdrawn without a refund.
Section E. Eligibility for Course/Retreat
As a TM Meditator, TM Sidha, TM Teacher, or other, I understand that eligibility for this event will be confirmed by Maharishi Education Centre Ltd in consultation with the TM organisation of my country.
If my eligibility cannot be confirmed for the Course/Retreat, I understand that my right to participate may be withdrawn without the requirement for any explanation to be made, and that any fee I have paid will be refunded as appropriate (see above).
Section F. Photo, Video, Audio, Testimonial Release
I give my permission to Maharishi Education Centre Ltd and its affiliated organizations, for the use and disclosure of any photos, videos, and testimonials, video or written.
Use of the photographic images for purposes other than those described above or for marketing via the transfer of the images to third parties is prohibited.
I understand that by agreeing to these terms, I am waiving any rights of compensation or ownership.
In addition, I waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written copy or edited video wherein my likeness or my Testimonial appears.
I hereby hold harmless and release Maharishi Education Centre Ltd and its affiliated organizations from all claims, demands and causes of action which I may have by reason of this authorization.
Section G. General provisions:
If any provision or part of any provision of this Agreement be void or unenforceable, the remainder of this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect. If a provision turns out to be void or unenforceable, Maharishi Education Centre Ltd shall have the right to replace such provision by a provision in the spirit of this agreement. This agreement shall be governed by the laws of England. If a judgment by an English court would not be fully enforceable in the country where an infraction of the Agreement has taken place, Maharishi Education Centre Ltd may, at its discretion, choose to bring a case for the relevant court in the country where the Agreement is considered to have been violated.
The license holder for this Course/Retreat is:
Maharishi Education Centre Ltd
Maharishi Peace Palace, Rendlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 2GX, UK