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Divine Assistants International, Inc., operating as Divine Lineage, is a non-profit healing, meditation, and retreat center located in the remote forest of Mendocino County in Laytonville, Northern California. We are bridging ancient healing technology and modern life, by sharing spiritual science from ancient palm leaf manuscripts, to bring peace, healing and harmony to individuals and the world. We provide courses, events, online broadcasts, educational materials, books, and spiritual teaching, spiritual counseling, and learning services.
YOU MUST BE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD TO USE THE SITES, OR, IF YOU ARE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 13 AND 18, YOU MUST HAVE YOUR PARENT OR GUARDIAN’S PERMISSION TO USE THE SITES AND YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE OBTAINED SUCH PERMISSION. CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 13 MAY NOT USE THE SITES OR REGISTER FOR AN ACCOUNT.
2. Code of Conduct
In using the Services, you must behave in a civil and respectful manner at all times. Further, you agree not to use the Sites in any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the US or other countries); for the purpose of exploiting, harming, or attempting to exploit or harm minors in any way, including by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable information; or to impersonate or attempt to impersonate Divine Lineage, a Divine Lineage employee, Divine Lineage volunteer, or any other user or person or entity. Divine Lineage has the right, but not the obligation, to monitor all conduct on and content submitted to the Sites.
3. Your Account and Membership
3.1 Suspension of Your Account. We may modify, suspend or terminate your account or access to website accounts if, in our sole discretion, we determine that you have violated this Agreement, including any of the policies or guidelines that are part of this Agreement, that it is in the best interest of the Divine Lineage community, or to protect our brand or Site. We also may remove accounts of members who are inactive for an extended period of time.
A User who has the ability to moderate or manage a particular portion of our Site also has the ability, in his or her sole discretion, to modify, suspend, or terminate your access to that portion of the Site.
3.2 Account Information and Security. When you register, you provide us with some basic information, including an email address. Please keep your email address and other account information current and accurate. Also, you agree to maintain the security and confidentiality of your password. The software we use encrypts your password so we cannot view it at any time. You alone are responsible for anything that happens from your failure to maintain that security and confidentiality, such as by sharing your account credentials with others. If someone is using your password, notify us immediately.
4. Divine Lineage’s Limited License of Content to Users
- Users may only view, copy, download, and print such portions of the Content for their own use;
- Users may not remove or modify any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices that have been placed in the Content;
- Users may not use any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering or extraction methods; and
- Users may not use the Sites or Content other than for their intended purposes.
4.1 This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Divine Lineage or its licensees or assigns, at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.
5. Use of Interactive Areas and the Sites
- Any message, data, information, text, music, sound, photos, graphics, code, or other material that is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, or fraudulent;
- Content that would constitute, encourage, or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or that would otherwise create liability or violate any applicable federal, state, or local law;
- Content that may infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual property or proprietary right of any party;
- Content that impersonates any person or entity or otherwise associates, infers, or misrepresents the User’s affiliation with a person or entity;
- Any tool or service that imports content from any platform that prohibits such services from accessing its platform for this purpose.
- Unsolicited promotions, political campaigning, advertising, or solicitations;
- Private information of any third party, including, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and credit card numbers, unless that third party has expressly consented to such use and disclosure;
- Viruses, corrupted data, or other harmful, disruptive, or destructive files;
- Content that is unrelated to the topic of the Interactive Area(s) in which such Content is posted, in Divine Lineage’s sole determination; and
- Content that, in Divine Lineage’s sole judgment, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using or enjoying the Interactive Areas or the Sites, or which may expose Divine Lineage or its affiliates or Users to any harm or liability of any kind.
Finally, Divine Lineage has a zero-tolerance policy towards unsolicited email or messages, commonly referred to as "spam." Users may not use the Interactive Areas or the Sites generally to send commercial or other messages to any third-party, within or outside of the Sites, if those messages are not solicited, authorized, or welcomed by the third-party, and in using the Sites, Users must comply with all applicable laws, including laws that apply in any jurisdiction, to spam and marketing practices, and with any applicable marketing association guidelines on ethical marketing practices.
6. Intellectual Property
The Sites and their entire contents, features and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video and audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof), are owned by Divine Lineage, its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.
Users may not engage in any activity on or through the Sites, including transmitting or using User Content, that infringes or otherwise makes unauthorized use of another party’s copyright, trademark, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights. We will respond to legitimate requests made pursuant to the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 512) ("DMCA") and trademark law, and we retain the right to remove Content from the Sites that Divine Lineage believes in good faith infringes on any third party’s intellectual property rights upon notice from the owner of such intellectual property, or their agent. Be advised that misrepresentations of infringement could result in liability for monetary damages and that Divine Lineage reserves the right to seek damages and indemnification from any party that submits a Notice of Claimed Infringement or Counter Notification in violation of the law. Consult an attorney before taking any action pursuant to the DMCA or to enforce trademark or other intellectual property rights.
Any Notice of Claimed Infringement and request for removal, and all Counter Notifications thereto, the requirements for which are listed below, should be sent to Divine Lineage’s Designated Agent by physical or electronic mail at:
Divine Lineage Center
P.O. Box 603
Laytonville, CA 95454
7. Third Party Communications
Divine Lineage disclaims all liability for any communications directed to you from any third party directly or indirectly in connection with the Sites that you may receive and any actions you may take or refrain from taking as a result of such communications. You are solely responsible for assessing and verifying the identity and trustworthiness of the source and content of any such third-party communications. Teachable Divine Lineage assumes no responsibility for verifying, and makes no representations or warranties regarding, the identity, or trustworthiness of the source or content of any such third-party communications.
8. Links to Other Sites
The Sites and posted User Content may contain links to third-party websites ("Third-Party Sites") and third-party content (“Third-Party Content”) as a service to those interested in this information. Your use of links to Third-Party Sites and any Third-Party Content, or service provided on this Sites or a third party site, is at your own risk. Divine Lineage does not monitor or have any control over, and makes no claim or representation regarding Third-Party Content or Third-Party Sites and accepts no responsibility for reviewing changes or updates to, or the quality, content, policies, nature or reliability of, Third-Party Content, Third-Party Sites, or websites linking to the Sites. When you leave the our Sites, our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any Third-Party Site, and should make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction with any third party.
To use certain Services, including providing or accessing Courses, you will need to register and obtain a password-protected account. You agree to provide accurate and complete information when registering and at all times thereafter. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account, username, and password, and for all activities associated therewith. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you suspect your account was compromised or was used without your permission, and promptly take steps to secure your account.
To the extent permissible under applicable law, Divine Lineage will not be responsible for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the foregoing requirements or as a result of use or misuse of your account, either with or without your knowledge. In cases where you have authorized or registered another individual, including minor children under the age of 18, to use your account, you are fully responsible for the online conduct of such person, controlling that person’s access to and use of the Sites and Services, and the consequences of any misuse by that person.
10. Errors and Corrections
Divine Lineage does not represent or warrant that the Sites or any services offered through the Sites will be error-free or otherwise reliable, free of viruses, or other harmful components, or that defects will be corrected or that they will always be accessible. Divine Lineage may make improvements and/or changes to the Sites and their features and functionality at any time and will use commercially reasonable efforts to avoid disrupting peak hours, though some downtime may occur. Please contact individual Instructors directly to report errors in their respective Course content and copy Divine Lineage at email@example.com.We reserve the right to amend the Sites, and any service or material we provide on the Sites, in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Sites is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Sites, or the entire Sites, to Users.
11. Assumption of Risk
You are solely responsible for ensuring that your use of the Sites complies with applicable law and does not violate the rights of any third party, including, without limitation, intellectual property rights. You assume all liability for any claims, suits or grievances filed against you, including, but not limited to, all damages related to your use of the Sites.
You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the Sites will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the Sites for any reconstruction of any lost data.
WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE SITES OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITES OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY SITES LINKED TO IT.
13. Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, DIVINE LINEGE, ITS PRESENT AND FUTURE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, AND ANY THIRD PARTY INFORMATION PROVIDERS TO THE SITES, SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, INJURY, CLAIM, LIABILITY, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SITES, THE SERVICES, THE COURSES, ATTENDANCE AT EVENTS HELD OR PROMOTED BY, PARTICIPATION IN EVENTS HELD OR PROMPOTED BY, ANY FACTS OR OPINIONS APPEARING THEREIN, THE CONTENT, OR ON OR THROUGH ANY THIRD-PARTY COMMUNICATIONS. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, DIVINE LINEAGE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER IN ANY WAY DUE TO, RESULTING FROM, OR ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE OR ACCESS THE SITES, THE SERVICES, THE COURSES, THE CONTENT, ATTENDANCE OR PARTICIPATION IN EVENTS, TRANSPORTATION TO OR FROM EVENTS, EXLUSION FROM EVENTS, OR ANY THIRD-PARTY COMMUNICATIONS. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, TEACHABLE DIVINE LINEAGE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITES, THE SERVICES, OR THE COURSES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CLAIMS FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT. TO THE EXTENT THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS PROHIBITED OR FAILS OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE, TEACHABLE’S DIVINE LINEAGE’S SOLE OBLIGATION TO YOU FOR DAMAGES SHALL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNTS PAID BY YOU TO TEACHABLE DIVINE LINEAGE OVER THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS PRECEDING YOUR CLAIM(S), UNLESS OTHERWISE REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW.YELLOW ADDED FROM MEET UP AND INCLUDED SINCE DL/PEACE FIRES PROMOTES EVENTS
15. Third Party Rights
16. Unlawful Activity; Termination of Access
Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to cooperate fully with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting any materials on or through the Sites.
YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS DIVINE LINEAGE AND ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSEES AND SERVICE PROVIDERS, FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES DURING, OR AS A RESULT OF, ITS INVESTIGATIONS AND FROM ANY ACTIONS TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER SUCH PARTIES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.
However, we do not undertake to review user content material before it is posted on the Sites, and cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications or content provided by any user or third party. We have no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or nonperformance of the activities described herein.
17. Remedies for Violations
Divine Lineage may notify Users of relevant information regarding the Sites and Services in any of the following ways: (a) by emailing Users at the contact information they provide in their account registration, (b) by posting the notice elsewhere on the Sites in an area suitable to the notice. It is each User’s responsibility to periodically review the Sites for such notices.
19. Governing Law and Jurisdiction; Disputes and Arbitration
YOU AND DIVINE LINEAGE EACH AGREE TO WAIVE ITS RIGHT TO TRIAL BY JURY AND THAT ANY PROCEEDINGS TO RESOLVE OR LITIGATE ANY DISPUTE ARISING HEREUNDER WILL BE CONDUCTED SOLELY ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS, AND THAT YOU WILL NOT SEEK TO HAVE ANY DISPUTE HEARD AS A CLASS ACTION, A REPRESENTATIVE ACTION, A COLLECTIVE ACTION, A PRIVATE ATTORNEY-GENERAL ACTION, OR IN ANY PROCEEDING IN WHICH YOU ACT OR PROPOSE TO ACT IN A REPRESENTATIVE CAPACITY. YOU FURTHER AGREE THAT NO PROCEEDING WILL BE JOINED, CONSOLIDATED, OR COMBINED WITH ANOTHER PROCEEDING WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF TEACHABLE AND ALL PARTIES TO ANY SUCH PROCEEDING.
20. Limitation on Time to File Claims
21. California Civil Code Section 1789.3 Compliance
Pursuant to California Civil Code Section 1789.3, any questions about pricing, complaints, or inquiries about Divine Lineage must be addressed to our agent for notice and sent via certified mail to that agent. For our agent’s most current contact information, please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org
23. Entire Agreement; Severability of Provisions; No Waiver
25. Contact Us
Divine Lineage Center
P.O. Box 603
Laytonville, CA 95454