Terms and Conditions

Last updated: 1 July 2020

These terms and conditions govern your use of our website and services & products. Please read the terms in full before you use any of them. If you do not accept these terms, please do not use our services and products. Using them implies that you accept these terms. We update these terms regularly so please refer back to them in the future.

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[accordion-item title=”In-house Workshops”]Cancellation Policy

  1. To confirm your workshop a 20% deposit of the total amount is required within 2 weeks of receipt of the proposal
  2. Full pre-payment (less any deposit received) is required 4 weeks prior to your workshop
  3. Payments are non-transferrable. A tax invoice will be sent to you with payment details once you have confirmed the workshop. Payment can be made by bank transfer, PayPal or credit card.
  4. If you wish to reschedule or cancel the workshop, and notify us
  • 8 weeks prior to the event or earlier, no penalty will apply and your deposit refunded
  • 4 to 8 weeks prior to the event, your deposit will not be refunded
  • 2 to 4 weeks prior to the event, 20% of your fee will be refunded
  • less than 2 weeks prior to the workshop, no fees will be refunded
  • A workshop cancellation request must be made in writing (email) to [email protected]
  1. Should Leading Chef Academy due to unforeseeable events be required to reschedule a workshop, we will attempt to set a mutually agreed reschedule date. If this is not possible, we will fully refund the pre-payments already made.

Substitutions

Substitutions can be made, with prior notification in writing to Leading Chef Academy, at any time up to the workshop or event start date, with no penalty. Please contact us as soon as possible with the name of your substitute attendee so that we can arrange a certificate in their name.

Non-Attendance

If a delegate fails to attend a course, even in the case of illness, program fees will not be refunded or allocated to another course.

Copyright

Leading Chef Academy’s course material is protected by copyright. The material must not be copied or utilised in any way other than for personal education purposes of the original delegate.

Infection control

Leading Chef Academy is committed to ensuring a safe learning environment for all our clients and facilitators. We will abide by government rules and adhere to your policy or rules if you provide them to us.

We have an Infection Control Safety Policy in place, which covers a range of safety control measure aspects, guidelines and procedures. All our facilitators have completed the Department of Health COVID-19 Infection Control course and will brief face-to-face participants on expectations during training.

Contact

By registering for an in-house workshop, you are consenting for Leading Chef Academy to send you information pertaining to your course, such as pre-course survey, venue and post-course support information. Following the course, we may send you other information very occasionally about other courses we think you might be interested in. You can unsubscribe from this at any time. Please see our Privacy Policy for more details on how we collect and treat your personal information.

Certification

A certificate of attendance will be awarded on completion of the course. Courses are not offered as vocational training and will not qualify you for any specific employment. Course credits are not transferable to any accredited educational institution.[/accordion-item]

[accordion-item title=”Coaching & Mentoring”]Payment Terms

The coaching fee must be paid monthly in advance. A tax invoice will be sent to you with payment details once you have signed the coaching agreement. Payment can be made by bank transfer, PayPal or credit card.

Procedure

Coaching sessions are conducted either:

  1. Online, via Skype or other online platform (client to call the coach)
  2. Phone (client to call the coach)
  3. Face-to-face, Melbourne Western Suburbs or less than 15km from Melbourne CBD* (client to organise appropriate venue)

* Additional cost for face-to-face coaching outside of the indicated area may apply

Coaching

The client is aware that coaching is in no way to be construed as psychological counseling or any type of therapy. Coaching results are not guaranteed. The client enters into the coaching with the full understanding that they are responsible for creating their own results.

Should the client be under the care of a mental health practitioner and/or taking mental health medication, s/he understands that s/he is responsible to make the coach aware of this situation and provide a written referral immediately.

Leading Chef Academy recognises that anything the client shares is regarded as confidential, whether it is business or personal information. We undertake not to, at any time, either directly or indirectly use or disclose any information the client shares with us in a session.
However, there are some situations in which the Coach is legally obliged to report information (e.g. when having serious concerns about the client’s safety, or the safety of someone else).

Infection control

Leading Chef Academy is committed to ensuring a safe learning environment for all our clients and facilitators. We will abide by government rules and adhere to your policy or rules if you provide them to us.

We have an Infection Control Safety Policy in place, which covers a range of safety control measure aspects, guidelines and procedures. All our facilitators have completed the Department of Health COVID-19 Infection Control course and will brief face-to-face clients on expectations prior to sessions.

Contact

By signing up for coaching and mentoring, you are consenting for Leading Chef Academy to send you information pertaining to coaching and mentoring. Following your completion of the coaching package, we may send you other information very occasionally about other services we think you might be interested in. You can unsubscribe from this at any time. Please see our Privacy Policy for more details on how we collect and treat your personal information.[/accordion-item]

[accordion-item title=”Terms of Use”]1. Disclaimer and limitation of liability

a.  The output from the Services is believed to be accurate and current. However, Leading Chef Academy does not give any representation or warranty as to the reliability or completeness of the output. Nor does Leading Chef Academy warrant that any of the functions contained in the output of the services will be error-free.

b.  Leading Chef Academy shall not be liable in any way for any loss or damage, howsoever arising (whether in negligence or otherwise) out of or in connection with the provision of the Services except where liability is made non-excludable by legislation.

c.  Making decisions based on any information presented in our products, events, services, or web site, should be done only with the knowledge that you could experience risk or losses just like any entrepreneurial endeavor. Use caution and always consult your accountant, lawyer or professional advisor before acting on this or any information related to a lifestyle change or your business or finances. You alone are responsible and accountable for your decisions, actions and results in life, and by your registration here you agree not to attempt to hold us liable for your decisions, actions or results, at any time, under any circumstance.

d.  The user must indemnify and hold harmless Leading Chef Academy and keep it indemnified, against all loss, actions, proceedings, costs, expenses (including legal fees), claims and damages arising from:

i.  any breach by the user of the General Term and Conditions; or

ii.  reliance by the user on any information arising from the use of resources or video tutorials as part of the Service

2. Governing Jurisdiction. This Legal Notice shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Australian law. Any dispute(s) arising in connection with this Legal Notice are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of Australia.

3. Website access and Use. You will be able to access the majority of this Website without having to register any details with us. [However, particular areas of this Website will only be accessible if you have registered.] You are permitted to use our website for your own purposes and to print and download material from this Website provided that you do not modify any content without our consent. Material on this website must not be republished online or offline without our permission. The copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material on this Website are owned by us or our licensors and must not be reproduced without our prior consent. No part of this Website may be reproduced without our prior written permission. For further information about data collection, please refer to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy.

4. Delivery of product. All reasonable effort is made by Leading Chef Academy to deliver your order to you. All orders are confirmed by Leading Chef Academy at time of placement.  Leading Chef Academy takes no responsibility for orders that have been denied, lost or incorrectly made. Any disputes are to be sent via email to [email protected] with a detailed description of dispute.

5. ABN. Probst Pty Ltd (ACN: 605 462 771) is a duly incorporated company and acts as Trustee for the Probst Family Trust with the ABN 47 883 112 985, and is registered for GST.

6. GST. GST will be charged in addition to standard or quoted fees and will be itemised in our tax invoices in accordance with relevant legislation if the user is located within Australia. GST is not applicable for overseas based users.

7. Payment. Payments must be made monthly in advance by credit card if subscribing to a paid service. Monthly fees will be deducted automatically each month on the anniversary date of joining.

Below is our confidentiality agreement. In effect, by signing up with Leading Chef Academy you have our assurance that your personal or company information will remain your property, and will remain confidential.

8. Confidentiality Agreement

Leading Chef Academy acknowledges that during the provision of support it may have access to and become acquainted with various trade secrets, inventions, innovations, processes, information, records and specifications owned or licensed by the User and/or used by the User in connection with the operation of its business including, without limitation, the User’s business and product processes, methods, customer lists, accounts and procedures. Leading Chef Academy agrees that it will not disclose any of the aforesaid, directly or indirectly, or use any of them in any manner, either during the term of this Agreement or at any time thereafter, except as required in the course of this support with the User, unless otherwise authorised by the User in writing.  All files, records, documents, blueprints, specifications, information, letters, notes, media lists, original artwork/creative, notebooks, and similar items relating to the business of the User shall remain the exclusive property of the User. Leading Chef Academy further agrees that it shall at all times preserve the confidential nature of its relationship to the Client and of the services hereunder. Leading Chef Academy further acknowledges that the information provided Leading Chef Academy by the User is the confidential information of the User and Leading Chef Academy further agrees not to disclose that information other than to authorised representatives of Leading Chef Academy and that Leading Chef Academy also agrees to be bound by the provisions of this clause and to maintain the integrity and confidentiality of the User’s information Other staff engaged by Leading Chef Academy shall be bound by the foregoing duties with respect to User confidentiality.[/accordion-item]

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Hawthorn Drive
Hoppers Crossing VIC 3029
Australia
+61 (0)421 936 313

[email protected]
www.leadingchefacademy.com