Terms and Conditions
Aura Careers (auracareers.com) and the Aura Careers Academy (auracareersportal.com) is conducting business in the career educational and career coaching sector that teaches people to take responsibility for their own career and teaching them the career skills to be more successful in their career choices and building a wealthy life ecosystem.
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE
ATTENTION: this legal notice applies to the entire contents of this Website and to any correspondence by email between us and you. Please read these terms carefully before using this Website. Using this Website indicates that you accept these terms regardless of whether you choose to register with us or not. If you do not accept these terms, do not use this Website.
By accessing any part of the Websites, you shall be deemed to have accepted this legal notice in full. You are only able to provide your own consent if you are aged 13 years or over.
If you are under 13 years you need to get consent from whoever holds parental responsibility. If you do not accept this legal notice in full, you must leave this Website immediately.
We may revise this legal notice at any time by updating this posting. You should check this Website from time to time to review the then current legal notice, because it is binding on you. Certain provisions of this legal notice may be superseded by expressly designated legal notices or terms located on pages at this Website.
In general, louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com (Aura Careers Academy) will not share your user information with third parties, although some of your private details can be seen by other Community Members through the profile tool in the community and forum.
Rights – Intellectual Property
All information, text, career support material, graphics, software, and advertisements appearing on this site from time to time (“Content”) are Copyright © 2010 – 2020 Aura Careers unless this site expressly indicates to the contrary. As such, the content is protected by South African and international copyright and trademark laws.
The content on this site is updated periodically. Users are not entitled to modify, copy, reproduce, republish, frame, upload to a third party, post, transmit or distribute this content in any way unless expressly authorized by this site or unless the written permission of louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com has first been obtained.
- use Google Chrome, Microsoft, or Mozilla-based web browsers, to download and view the content for their own use, or
- if an internet service and/or access provider, supply the content to subscribers / clients.
Permissions of User Content Terms
This site contains general small business management information, general personal career guidance information, general psychology information, general business and personal marketing information. This site may include various personality tests for career exploration, business management skills, and general financial calculations.
All material is provided as an information service only and should not be relied upon as a substitute for commercial, financial, or other professional advice. Neither louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com, its proprietors or associates accept any responsibility for the accuracy of any information contained in this site or its applicability in the specific circumstances of any user or member.
louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com does not give any specific or tailored psychological, career, business management, financial management, tax, or accounting advice or conduct a business providing tax or accounting advice or financial management and planning either as a representative or agent of any other person or on its own account.
louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com does not give any securities or investment advice, conduct any securities or investment advice business or deal in securities whether on its own behalf, as a representative or agent of any other person, or otherwise.
None of the information on this site takes into account the personal circumstances, financial circumstances or investment needs of any individual. Each user, member or subscriber must therefore assess whether the information provided is appropriate, in the light of his/her individual circumstances, and only act upon the relevant information if safe to do so and considering your own risk profile.
Where applicable, career, business and personal finance processes provide illustrative figures based on stated assumptions only, where we can’t guarantee that the sources provided are up to date or accurate. The information resulting from the processes should not be relied upon as a complete representation of all business start-up, future career, and other costs or as a substitute for financial or other professional advice. This site may provide contact details of relevant third-party organizations where further information can be obtained.
louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com receives no commission or other financial benefit from the publication of the information on this site (save and except for affiliate or referral fees, membership fees and advertising charges) and is in no way interested in any securities or other transaction entered into as a result of the publication of such information.
All advertising and referral buttons containing hyperlinks to third parties are paid for by the relevant third-party advertiser and are not recommendations or endorsements by louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com.
Internal and External Communication System and Resources
This site may from time to time contain electronic bulletin boards, chat rooms and other communication systems which provide for feedback by users, members or subscribers that is real-time interaction between users, members or subscribers and other electronic messaging and notice services (“Internal and External Communication System”).
It is a condition of use by users and members of any Internal and External Communication System and access to this site that users, members or subscribers do not do any of the following:
- restrict or inhibit any other user, member or subscriber from using or accessing any part of this site;
- post or transmit any unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, pornographic, profane or otherwise offensive information or material of any kind, including, without limitation any information or material that might reasonably encourage conduct that would breach any civil or criminal law of Cape Town, South Africa or other applicable place;
- post or transmit any information or material of any kind which violates or infringes upon the rights of any other person, including information or material which is confidential, subject to rights of privacy or publicity or which is protected in whole or in part by copyright, trademark or any other intellectual property or similar right with respect thereto, without first obtaining permission from the owner or relevant rights holder;
- knowingly post or transmit any information or material which contains a virus or other component designed to harm the hardware, software or other facilities of louiskotze.com, auracareers.com, auracareersportal.com or any of its users, members or subscribers;
- post or transmit any information or material that advertises or promotes another business or website without the prior written consent of louiskotze.com, auracareers.com, auracareersportal.com;
- delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded;
louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com reserves the right to time monitor or review the contents of its Internal and External Communication System.
However, louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com shall not be responsible to ensure that users, members or subscribers do not post information, material or files that is offensive, contravenes any applicable law or right or is misleading or deceptive.
Users, members or subscribers expressly acknowledge and agree that the Internal and External Communication System provide a means of public and not private communications.
louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com will provide reasonable cooperation with any law enforcement authority in any jurisdiction in respect of any lawful direction or request to disclose the identity or other information in respect of anyone posting any materials, information or files which violate any applicable or relevant law.
User – License to louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com
A user, member or subscriber who places any information or other material on this site (including posting messages, uploading files, inputting data or engaging in any other form of communication), grants louiskotze.com, auracareers.com, & auracareersportal.com a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable, unrestricted, worldwide license to use, copy, sub license, redistribute, adapt, transmit, publish and/or broadcast, publicly perform or display the information or material or any part of it.
This license includes the right to exploit all proprietary rights in any such information or other material including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any jurisdiction worldwide.
You expressly waive in favor of louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com all moral rights and any similar rights in any jurisdiction which you may have or hereafter acquire in respect of any relevant communication or other material.
If louiskotze.com, auracareers.com, & auracareersportal.com requests, the user, member or subscriber agrees to sign such documents as louiskotze.com, auracareers.com, & auracareersportal.com may request from time to time to perfect or otherwise confirm the terms of this license agreement.
The license also confers upon louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com the right to sub license to any third party any of the rights hereby conferred on louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com.
Online or Off-Line Purchasing through louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com
Access to our websites is NOT free or shareware.
The Password is for you only. We do not permit you to share your Password with any other organization or individual.
The responsibility for the security of any Passwords issued rests with you.
Subject to available and receipt of payment reflecting in our bank account, requests will be processed within 24 hours and delivery confirmed by way of email. We use X International Couriers & South African Postal Services. Cost depends on the physical dimensions and weight.
Return & Refund Terms
The provision of goods and services by auracareersportal.com (Arura Careers Academy) is subject to availability. If Aura Careers Academy does not deliver on what is promised, or the client has provided proof that the processes provided does not work, a refund will be issued to the client.
Accepted Payment Options
Payment may be made via Visa, Mastercard or by EFT, the details of the Aura Careers Academy bank account will be provided on request.
Credit Card Acquiring Service and Security
Credit card transactions will be acquired for auracareersportal.com (Arau Careers Academy) via PayFast (Pty) Ltd who is our approved payment gateway for most of the South African acquiring banks. PayFast uses the strictest form of encryption and is PCI-DSS Level 1 compliant.
Merchant and Transaction Currency
The Merchant outlet country at the time of presenting payment options to the cardholder is South African. Transaction currency is South African Rand (ZAR).
Disclaimer for Advertising and Links to other Offers and Websites
This site contains hyperlinks and other pointers to Internet websites operated by third parties for the convenience of users, members or subscribers. The linked websites are not controlled by louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com and is unable to control the contents of any such linked website.
Hence, louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com does not accept any responsibility for the contents nor does it specifically endorse those contents. Users, members or subscribers link to any such website and use or rely on such website entirely at their own risk.
louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com may from time to time accept banner and other forms of advertisement on this site. Any such banner or other advertisement or link should be understood to be a paid advertisement and not an implicit or explicit endorsement by louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com of the content or use of that linked site. Users, members or subscribers are referred to the linked website for all information, including their privacy and terms of service policies, in relation to that website.
Some advertisements contain representations or offers by the advertiser which can be accepted by linking to the advertiser’s website and executing the relevant transaction. Such offers are made solely by the advertiser, not by louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com. Further, the advertiser is solely responsible for fulfilling any representation or offer made.
Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability
The South African Trade Act and similar State and Territory Legislation confers certain rights and remedies on consumers in relation to the provision of services by this site which cannot be excluded, restricted, or modified (“Statutory Rights”).
To the extent that such Statutory Rights conflict with the disclaimers and other conditions set out below the Statutory Rights shall prevail provided that the offending disclaimer or condition shall be read down to the minimum extent required to avoid offending the Statutory Rights or if necessary, shall be severed on the basis that the remainder of the disclaimer and the conditions shall continue to apply to the maximum extent possible. This Disclaimer shall exclude all other conditions and warranties implied by custom, law or statute.
Subject to the Statutory Rights:
- All Content is provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied,
- louiskotze.com, auracareers.com and auracareersportal.com expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose,
- louiskotze.com, auracareers.com and auracareersportal.com does not warrant that the functions contained in any Content or any Communications System or user, member or subscriber access to this site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that any defects will be corrected or that this site or the server which stores and transmits Content to you are free of viruses or any other harmful components,
- louiskotze.com, auracareers.com and auracareersportal.com does not warrant or make any representation regarding user, member or subscriber access to, or the results of user, member or subscriber access to, this site (including any linked websites) or any content in terms of correctness, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, reliability or otherwise, and
- Users, members or subscribers (and not louiskotze.com, auracareers.com and auracareersportal.com) assume the entire cost of any necessary verification, maintenance, repair and/or correction of any relevant Content.
Under no circumstances (including but not limited to any act or omission, whether negligent or not, on the part of louiskotze.com, auracareers.com, & auracareersportal.com will louiskotze.com, auracareers.com, & auracareersportal.com or its Affiliates be liable for any indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential damages or loss of profits whatsoever which result from any use or access of, or any inability to use or access, this site or any content.
Users, members or subscribers expressly acknowledge and agree that louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com does not exert control over other users, members or subscribers of the site and is not liable either for their opinions or their behavior including any information and/or advice and any defamatory statements or offensive conduct.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com ‘s liability for breach of any implied warranty or condition which cannot be excluded is limited at the option of louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com to
- the supply of the services again, or
- the payment of the cost of having services supplied again.
In the case of members or subscribers louiskotze.com, auracareers.com & auracareersportal.com ‘s liability will be limited to a refund of any unused portion of any subscription paid.
Liability Disclaimer: No Professional Advice
The information contained in or made available by the Provider or Louis Kotze through the Program or their websites or services cannot replace or substitute for the services of trained professionals in any field, including, but not limited to, mental, business, financial, medical, psychological, or legal fields.
The Provider does not offer any professional, personal, medical, financial, or legal advice and none of the information contained in the program should be confused as such advice.
Neither Provider, Louis Kotze nor their assigns, sponsors, speakers, partners, contractors or any of their affiliates will be liable for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, exemplary or other damages to the Client or the Client’s business, including economic loss, that may result from participation in the Program or from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials, information, or strategies communicated through the Program or any products or services provided pursuant to the Program, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.
Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence, will Provider or Louis Kotze be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from Client’s participation in the Program.
For Clarity: You, the User, Member, Subscriber or Client (any role you may full fill), alone are responsible and accountable for your decisions, actions, and results in your life, career and business. By your participation in our careers and business program, you agree not to attempt to hold us, the provider or Louis Kotze, liable for any decisions, actions or results that you make or experience in your career, business or in life due to your participation in this career and business program at any time, under any circumstance.
Confidentiality and Non-Compete
You, the client hereby understand and agrees that the career exploration tools, personality tests and processes, business and personal strategies, career discovery framework and support materials and any information presented in the Aura Careers Programs & Courses are confidential, copyrighted, and proprietary to the Provider and the Client agrees not to record, duplicate, distribute, teach or train from the Program’s concepts or materials in any manner whatsoever without the express written permission of the Provider. Any unauthorized use or distribution of the Provider’s private, confidential, or proprietary concepts, materials, or intellectual property by the Client or the Client’s representatives is prohibited and subject to legal review and response. The Provider will pursue legal action and full damages against the Client if these Terms are violated in any way to protect its rights and business.
This agreement will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Cape Town, South Africa. Users and members irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Cape Town, South Africa. If any provision of this agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of law, such invalidity or unenforceability will not affect the remainder of the agreement which will continue in full force and effect.
All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
The Websites mentioned in the Terms and Conditions is operated by an entity based in South Africa trading as C-Growth Marketing and one Member.
Aura Careers – Contact Details
Tel: +27 (83) 325 1985