MSGI Website & Membership Terms of Use

Effective date: July 1, 2020

Scope and Application

We're committed to supporting our community in advancing the field of mindfulness. We've crafted our terms of use and privacy policy with the utmost consideration for accessibility. If you have any questions about our terms of use or privacy policy please reach out anytime at [email protected] 

These Terms of Use apply to all activities taking place on the website (the “Site”), which is operated by Mindful Society Global Institute (“MSGI”).  

By accessing the Site and the content provided on it (the “Content”) you agree that you will be bound by these Terms of Use. 

1. Use of Content

1.1   You may download or print copies of the Content for your personal, non-commercial use only.

1.2   The copyright, trademarks, domain names and other intellectual property rights (“IP Rights”) in all material and information on the Site belongs to MSGI or a licensor of MSGI, as the case may be.
1.3   You must not use Content in which MSGI has IP Rights in advertising materials or publicity without MSGI’s written consent.
1.4   You are not permitted to copy or adapt the Content, layout or code of this Site, or create an archive or database containing all or parts of the Content for any business purpose without MSGI’s express written consent.

2. Limitation of Liability

2.1   MSGI provides the Site and the Content on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis.

2.2   MSGI excludes all liability for any planned Content that is cancelled or postponed.

2.3   While MSGI tries to ensure that all information on the Site is current and accurate it cannot guarantee that all the information on the Site will be current at the time of reviewing the information.

2.4   MSGI shall not be liable for any losses or damage that anyone may suffer as a result of their use of the Site or the Content.

2.5   MSGI shall not be responsible for the presence of any viruses, electronic bugs, Trojan horses etc and any damage that they may cause or loss that you may suffer, whether directly or indirectly as a result of a virus attack that is traced to the Site.

2.6   MSGI excludes all liability for any third party material made available on the Site or contained on any third party website that it links to.

3. Links

3.1   Content including links to other websites are provided for your convenience only. MSGI makes no representation or warranty as to the content of any third party websites. Any contract concluded with a third party company of a linked site will be between you and that company only and will be subject to their terms and conditions. You are responsible for viewing and complying with the privacy policy and terms of use posted at the linked sites.
3.2   No links are permitted to the Site and other sites are not permitted to embed text in the Site without our express consent in writing.

4. User Member Accounts

4.1   You will be asked to create an account for access to certain Content on the Site (an “Account”).

4.2   You must ensure that your username and password are kept secure and confidential. You are responsible for any activity on your Account. It is your sole responsibility to monitor and control access to and use of your Account.

4.3.  When setting up your Account, you will be asked to provide certain personal information such as your email address. See the “Privacy” terms below for information on how MSGI safeguards the privacy of your personal information.

4.4   MSGI may end or suspend your Account at any time by writing to you if you use the Site in breach of any of these Terms of Use.

4.5   Subject to consumer rights, your membership fee is not refundable.

4.6 Our training and resources are designed for educational and training purposes only. They are intended for use by individuals in helping professions to enhance their professional capabilities. These materials are not intended as, nor should they be considered, a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.

4.7 MSGI is not liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of access to, use of, or inability to use our services, or any errors or omissions in the content of our materials. Users assume full responsibility for the use of the information provided and agree that MSGI is not responsible or liable for any claim, loss, or damage resulting from its use.

5. Privacy

5.1   MSGI takes the protection of your personal information very seriously. Please read the MSGI Privacy Policy at  before providing MSGI with any of your personal information.

6. Modification of these Terms

6.1   The Site and the Content are made available for information purposes only. As such, MSGI may change these Terms of Use from time to time. Please review the Terms of Use regularly.

7. General

7.1   If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid for any reason, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect.
7.2   Failure by MSGI to exercise any right or remedy under these Terms of Use does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy.
7.3   These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of the province of Ontario and the laws of Canada applicable therein.

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The Site is owned and operated by Mindful Society Global Institute, with offices at 720 Bathurst St. Toronto Ontario M5R 2S4