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Complimentary Career Coaching Session Disclaimer

By participating in a complimentary coaching session (the “Session”) with Teresa Duke Consulting Inc. (the “Company”), you agree to the following terms and conditions:

1. Nature of Services

You acknowledge and agree that neither the Company nor Teresa Duke (“Teresa”) is an employee, agent, lawyer, doctor, manager, therapist, public relations or business manager, registered dietician, financial analyst, psychotherapist, or accountant. You understand that the Company and Teresa will not: (1) procure or attempt to procure employment, business, or sales for you; (2) perform any business management functions, including but not limited to accounting, tax or investment consulting, or advice related thereto; (3) act as a therapist providing psychoanalysis, psychological counseling, or behavioral therapy; (4) act as a public relations manager or publicist to secure any publicity, interviews, write-ups, features, television, print, or digital media exposure for you; (5) make any introductions for you.

You are solely responsible for creating and implementing your own physical, mental, and emotional well-being, decisions, choices, actions, and results arising out of or resulting from the Session. You agree that neither the Company nor Teresa is and will not be liable or responsible for any actions or inaction, or for any direct or indirect result of any Session.

2. No Therapy or Professional Advice

You understand that the Company and Teresa do not provide therapy, that the Session does not substitute for therapy if needed, and does not prevent, cure, or treat any mental disorder or medical disease. The Session is not to be used as a substitute for professional advice by legal, medical, financial, or other qualified professionals, and it is your exclusive responsibility to seek such independent professional guidance as needed. If you are currently under the care of a mental health professional, it is recommended that you promptly inform them of the nature and extent of the Session.

3. No Guaranteed Results

You understand and agree that you are responsible for your own performance, productivity, and financial outcomes. There is no guarantee that you will get promoted, earn any money, improve performance or productivity, or achieve any specific goals as a result of the Session. Any examples provided by the Company or Teresa are not to be interpreted as a promise or guarantee of income or success.

4. Confidentiality

Both the Company and Teresa respect your privacy, and you agree to respect their privacy as well. “Confidential Information” includes, but is not limited to, information disclosed during the Session. Confidential Information shall not include information rightfully obtained by a third party, or information that becomes publicly available, unless such information becomes publicly available due to wrongful disclosure by a party to this agreement. All parties agree not to disclose, reveal, or make use of any Confidential Information except as required by law. TDCI and Teresa may share Confidential Information with individuals engaged to support the Coaching and processing of Confidential Information, under the condition that these individuals are bound by confidentiality obligations materially similar to those outlined in this Agreement. This requirement for confidentiality extends to all forms of engagement with these supporting individuals. TDCI and Teresa may use modern tools and technologies, including but not limited to Artificial Intelligence and online storage services such as Google Drive, for the storage and processing of Confidential Information. All parties will safeguard the Confidential Information to protect it against disclosure, misuse, loss, and theft. You also agree not to disparage Teresa, the Session, the Company, or its employees, representatives, partners, directors, officers, customers, and affiliates through any written or oral statement.

5. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Teresa, the Company, and its officers, employers, employees, contractors, directors, related entities, trustees, affiliates, and successors from and against any and all liabilities and expenses whatsoever – including without limitation, claims, damages, judgments, awards, settlements, investigations, costs, attorney fees, and disbursements – which any of them may incur or become obligated to pay arising out of or resulting from the offering for and/or use of the Session. You recognize and agree that neither Teresa, the Company, nor any of the Company’s shareholders, trustees, affiliates, and successors shall be held personally responsible or liable for any actions or representations of Teresa or the Company. You and your heirs, executors, administrators, successors, and assigns do hereby release, waive, acquit, discharge, indemnify, defend, hold harmless and forever discharge Teresa, the Company and its subsidiaries, principals, directors, employees, agents, heirs, executors, administrators, successors, and assigns, as well as the venue where the Session is being held (if applicable) and any of its owners, executives, agents, or staff of and from all actions, causes of action, contracts, claims, suits, costs, demands, and damages of whatever nature or kind in law or in equity arising from the Session.

6. Intellectual Property Rights

All materials provided by the Company are subject to copyright, and any original materials provided are for your individual use only. All other rights are reserved. You are not authorized to use any of the Company’s intellectual property for your business purposes without written approval from the Company. All intellectual property, including copyrighted materials, shall remain the sole property of the Company. No license to copy, sell, or distribute the Company’s materials is granted or implied. You agree (1) not to infringe any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights of the Company, (2) that any Confidential Information shared by the Company is confidential and proprietary, and belongs solely and exclusively to the Company, (3) you agree not to disclose such information to any other person or use it in any manner other than in discussion with the Company or Teresa.

7. Application to Multiple Complimentary Sessions

In the rare event that the Company provides multiple complimentary Sessions, you acknowledge and agree that the terms and conditions of this agreement shall apply to each of those Sessions.

8. Severability

If any provision of this agreement is found to be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render this agreement unenforceable or invalid as a whole. The unenforceable or invalid provision will be deemed severed from this agreement, and the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect.

9. Arbitration

In the event of any dispute, claim, or disagreement arising from or relating to this agreement, the parties agree to resolve the dispute through binding arbitration in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association or another mutually agreed-upon arbitration organization. The parties agree that the arbitration will be conducted in the jurisdiction specified in the governing law clause below, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. The prevailing party in the arbitration shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs incurred in connection with the arbitration.

10. Governing Law

This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia, without regard to its conflict of laws principles. The parties hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the provincial and federal courts located in Vancouver, British Columbia, for the resolution of any disputes arising from or relating to this agreement.

By participating in the complimentary career coaching Session with the Company, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions stated in this agreement.