General Terms And Conditions For Using BODY BY PAULINEIMPORTANT AUTOMATIC RENEWAL AND SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE
Our services are offered on an automatic or subscription basis, so you can enjoy all the benefits of our services on a continuous basis. If you choose to purchase you agree such services will automatically renew at the frequency disclosed to you at the time of your initial purchase (i.e., monthly, quarterly or annual basis, etc.). By signing up, you acknowledge and agree your subscription will automatically renew, and unless and until you cancel, you authorize us to charge your payment card for the. If you purchased a subscription with a free trial period, you authorize us to charge your payment card when the free trial period ends, unless you cancel your subscription before the free trial period ends, and you will not receive a notice from us that your free trial period has ended. The charges will typically occur on or around the same day of the month as your initial purchase, although some charges may be delayed for business or legal reasons. Your automatic subscription will continue until you or Body by Pauline cancels your order. If there are any changes to your subscription terms, such as pricing, frequency, date of charge or any other items, we will take commercially reasonable efforts to inform you in writing of such change. You may modify or cancel your subscription at any time by logging into your account and selecting cancel on your subscription or emailing email@example.com. If you purchased your service from the App Store you must cancel through them. Any modifications or cancellation of your subscription must be received by us at least 24 hours prior to the next scheduled payment date in order to take effect for that period. If you cancel less than 24 hours prior to the automatic renewal day for your subscription, your subscription will continue as scheduled and your cancellation will take effect in the following period. Body by Pauline is a digital service and we cannot refund purchases.You may cancel at any time and will still have access for the full duration of your subscription.Easy instructions for cancelling can be found by selecting ‘Subscription’ in your account area located at https://bodybypauline.com/app/account/
More information may be found in section 16 below.
Body by Pauline demands and promotes physical fitness and mental willpower and self-confidence. Our focus is on effectiveness and as well as motivation and we accompany our users intensively on their journey from the beginning. Body by Pauline distinguishes itself by its strong and motivating user community which supports and encourages each other online and offline. We are looking forward to welcoming you as part of the Body by Pauline community.
The following General Terms and Conditions set out the legal framework for using Body by Pauline and the services that we offer. Therefore, please read these General Terms and Conditions carefully.
2.1 Parties to the contract and subject matter of the contract
These General Terms and Conditions form the basis of the user contract being formed between you and us, Body by Pauline (hereinafter referred to as “us” or “we”). The subject matter of this contract is the use, free of charge or for a fee, of the services we offer under the name Body by Pauline via our website https://bodybypauline.com
, other Body by Pauline websites or via our software applications (hereinafter referred to individually as “Body by Pauline Service” or collectively as “Body by Pauline Services” or in general “Body by Pauline”). If you would like to have a mobile app to use the Body by Pauline Services, please check our website https://bodybypauline.com
to see if we have a mobile app for your end device and your end device’s operating system.2.2 Terms and conditions for participating
A condition for opening a user account and using the Body by Pauline Services is that you are at least 18 years of age and have full legal capacity.
Body by Pauline is intended exclusively for consumers. The legal definition of a consumer is every natural person that enters into a legal transaction for reasons that cannot be chiefly attributed to either their commercial or their self-employed occupation. Use of Body by Pauline for commercial purposes of any kind is expressly prohibited.2.3 Additional terms and conditions
We reserve the right to agree to additional terms and conditions for individual Body by Pauline Services. We will, however, notify you of this in good time prior to use.
3.1 Services free of charge or for a fee
- Body by Pauline’ Services and Prices
The scope of the services included in Body by Pauline and the Body by Pauline Services and available for use by you depends on the type of Body by Pauline Service and whether you use the Body by Pauline Services for a fee. Workout videos and community support is available to you in return for a one-off payment or as part of a subscription for the respective Body by Pauline Service.
Please note that in order to use some of the Body by Pauline Services to the full extent, certain equipment and training tools (such as a gym machine, dumbbells or a pull up bar) may be required. These are not part of the Body by Pauline Services and need to be provided or purchased by you separately at your own costs.
In case of nutrition, please note that the foods suggested as part of the coaching are not part of the Body by Pauline Services and need to be purchased by you separately at your own cost.3.2 Prices
Please consult the website https://bodybypauline.com
for information on the respective current pricing and subscription models and the services that these include.
4.1 Terms and conditions with regard to your health
- Your Health
Use of the Body by Pauline Services is at your own risk.
In any case a condition for the use of the Body by Pauline Services is that you must be in a good general state of health. If you have knowledge of any pre-existing medical conditions we advise you to seek medical advice from a doctor urgently before you start the Body by Pauline Services (such as trainings or coachings). This applies in particular if you have knowledge of one or more of the following medical complaints/conditions/procedures:
- lung or respiratory disease (including asthma),
- spinal and/or joint problems,
- neuromuscular disease,
- surgical procedures,
- any other health issues
In case of Body by Pauline Services related to nutrition, you are responsible for verifying that the foods and nutrients recommended as part of the coaching or guide do not contain any ingredients or contents to which you are allergic or which may cause food intolerance.
In addition our female athletes should note that pregnant women and breast-feeding mothers should not do the trainings and coachings offered by us.
The following general rules apply: Listen to what your body is telling you. Before using the Body by Pauline Services for the first time or while using Body by Pauline, if you have any doubts about your health (e.g. because you are experiencing considerable pain, a general malaise, shortness of breath, nausea or dizziness) consult your doctor before starting or continuing with Body by Pauline.4.2 No substitute for medical advice
The services and information offered by Body by Pauline and the Body by Pauline Services do not constitute medical advice or a doctor’s advice. Nor are they a substitute for a medical examination or treatment by a doctor.4.3 Training-/Dietary Methods
Fitness and/or nutritional advice is subject to constantly evolving knowledge in relation to health science, nutritional science and sports science. Although we base our trainings and nutritional tips on current studies and knowledge, we do not guarantee that these reflect the most up to date research findings or knowledge.
5.1 Registration process
- User Account
In order to use the Body by Pauline Services you must first register and open a user account to use Body by Pauline. It is sufficient to open only one user account, even if you wish to use several Body by Pauline Services (for example different Apps). You can open a user account either directly online at https://bodybypauline.com
Registering will enable you to access the content from any of your iOS devices. If you wish to create a new account, you may log out of the app and select ‘Register’ at anytime.
- Conclusion of a Contract
How the respective contract is formed depends on the method by which you register for Body by Pauline for the first time and whether you sign up for additional fee-based services.6.1 Online registration on the website https://bodybypauline.com
When registering on our website https://bodybypauline.com
the user contract between you and us is formed after the registration process is fully completed.6.2 Registration via mobile apps
When registering via mobile apps, the formation of the user contract depends on the rules of the app store supplier. The contract is generally formed when you click on the “Install” field in the relevant app store and, where necessary, enter your password in question. Please note that in order to use the Body by Pauline Services it is still necessary to open a cost-free user account with us.6.3 Conclusion of a contract for one off additional services for a fee or for subscriptions
You can purchase individual additional services either by paying a one-off fee or as part of a subscription. If you purchase the respective additional service via the https://bodybypauline.com
the contract is formed when you click on the field “Buy now”, or a similar field, and successfully enter your payment details. If you purchase the additional service via your mobile app, the contract is formed when you click on the field “Buy now”, or a similar field, as part of an in-app purchase and, where necessary, enter your password for the app store in question.6.4 Correction of input errors
If you would like to purchase a one-off additional service or a subscription on our website https://bodybypauline.com
, you can interrupt the process at any time and correct any errors until you have successfully entered your payment details.
If you would like to purchase a one-off additional service or a subscription via our mobile app as part of an in-app purchase, we will not ask you for any further billing or payment details because you will purchase the service via your account with your app-store supplier. Please contact the relevant app-store supplier if you would like to correct any input errors.
7.1 User contract
- Term of Validity
The user contract concluded between you and us once you register your account is valid for an indefinite period.7.2 One-off additional services
One-off additional services may be offered for a fixed term. They will then end automatically at the end of the term without needing to be cancelled.7.3 Subscriptions
In order to avoid any misunderstanding, please note that the term of a subscription is determined by calendar and is independent from your use or extent of your use of the respective Body by Pauline Service.
8.1 Collection of fees
- Terms and Conditions of Payment
Fees are collected when the contract is concluded for purchases of additional services through the payment of a one-off sum. The fee is collected for the relevant minimum term when the contract is concluded for the purchase of a subscription. If the subscription is renewed automatically, the fee is collected in advance at the start of the relevant renewal period. Different terms and conditions apply if the fee is collected via iTunes; in this case the fee is already collected 24 hours before the start of the respective billing period.8.2 Payment default
We reserve the right to assert further claims for late payments.
- Payment Methods
If you purchase Body by Pauline services for a fee via in-app purchases, the respective app-store supplier will bill you. Please consult this supplier to find out what payment methods are available.
If we incur costs and/or expenses because a payment is declined and this is your fault (e.g. because there are insufficient funds in the account or the credit card limit has already been exhausted), then we are entitled to bill you for the actual costs and/or expenses incurred.
Where there is a legitimate reason, we reserve the right for each purchase to refrain from offering certain payment methods and to specify alternative payment methods.
10.1 Withdrawal policy
- Right of Withdrawal
If you have entered into a contract for use of Body by Pauline or purchased a one-off additional service or a subscription, in each case, you are entitled to the following right of withdrawal.
You have the right to withdraw the contract within 14 days without stating any reasons. The withdrawal period runs for 14 days from the conclusion of the contract.
Please note that certain products are only sold as packages. These product packages are a non-divisible service and partial withdrawals are not permitted. You may, of course, withdraw the agreement with regard to the entire product package.
To exercise your right of withdrawal you must send us:
Body by Pauline
14829 Cranbrook Avenue
Hawthorne, CA firstname.lastname@example.org
Unequivocal notification (e.g. a letter sent by post, a fax or an email) of your decision to withdraw the contract. You can use the attached model withdrawal form for this, but you are not obliged to do so. You can also complete the model withdrawal form (Refund request), or make a separate unequivocal withdrawal request, on our website https://bodybypauline.com/app/customer-support/
and submit it electronically. If you use this option, we will send you immediate (e.g. via email) acknowledgement of the receipt of such withdrawal. To meet the deadline for withdrawal it is sufficient to send us the notification of your wish to exercise your right of withdrawal before the withdrawal period expires. Consequences of withdrawal
If you withdraw the contract we are obliged to refund all the payments that we have received from you, including the delivery costs (except for any additional costs incurred as a result of your choosing a different delivery method to the least expensive standard delivery method that we offer), promptly and at the latest within 14 days from the day on which we received the notification of your withdrawal of the contract. For this refund we will use the same payment method that you used for the original transaction unless a different arrangement has been expressly agreed with you; under no circumstances will you be charged any fees in respect of this refund.
If you asked for the services to start during the withdrawal period you must pay us an appropriate amount, equal to the proportion of the services that have already been provided by the time you inform us that you are exercising your right to withdraw this contract compared to the full scope of the services covered by the contract.End of the withdrawal policy10.2 Lapse of the right of withdrawal
In the case of a contract for the provision of services the right of withdrawal lapses if we have provided the service in full and only began to perform the service after you gave your express approval and simultaneously confirmed that you were aware that you would lose your right of withdrawal if we had completely fulfilled the contract.
In the case of a contract for the delivery of digital content that is not stored on a physical data carrier the right of withdrawal also lapses if we have begun to perform the contract after you gave your express approval and simultaneously confirmed that you were aware that you would lose your right of withdrawal once we had begun to perform the contract.10.3 Model form for your withdrawal
To make it as easy as possible for you to withdraw and to avoid any potential queries, we have provided an electronic withdrawal form for you to use at https://bodybypauline.com/app/customer-support/
. Please make sure to inform us on the specific Body by Pauline Service that you want to withdraw from.
- Special deals and promotions
Body by Pauline is always offering different deals, sales and promotions such as reward programs. Body by Pauline users can stay informed of these deals via our newsletter. The sales are not a fixed component of the Body by Pauline product range and are normally only offered for a limited time. There are separate conditions for these deals which are provided for purposes of information and participation.
12.1 Statutory Provisions
- Liability for Defects
Statutory provisions apply to claims due to defective services. Your consumer rights remain unaffected in any case.12.2 Disclaimer of guarantees
We do not make any representations or guarantees that the use of the Body by Pauline Services will bring the training or other result intended by you. We do not promise a concrete success. Also, the actual training result will depend on factors which cannot be influenced, such as, for example, physical disposition and preconditions. Consequently, results may vary strongly between individuals despite the same use of the Body by Pauline Services.
Insofar as you are provided with guides or instructions in connection with the Body by Pauline Services it is imperative that you follow them. Otherwise you risk being injured and your general health.
Insofar as you use equipment or training tools it is your responsibility to ensure that such equipment and tools are in good working condition and installed and/or set up properly.
You need to observe and respect our health safety notices in clause 4.13.2 Liability for services provided free of charge
For services provided free of charge, we will be liable, regardless of the legal basis, exclusively for damage due to wilful conduct or gross negligence or the absence of a guaranteed feature. Our liability is not limited for wilful misconduct. In the event of gross negligence or the absence of a guaranteed feature our liability is limited to reasonable, foreseeable damage. Otherwise, our liability is excluded.13.3 Liability for services provided for a fee
In the case of services provided for a fee we have, regardless of the legal basis, unlimited liability in principle for damage due to wilful conduct or gross negligence or the absence of a guaranteed feature.
If we breach a material contractual obligation as a result of slight negligence, our liability is limited to reasonable, foreseeable damage. A material contractual obligation is any obligation that is necessary to fulfil the purpose of the contract, and on the fulfilment of which you as the consumer can rely or ought to be able to rely.
Our liability in the event of any injury to life, limb or health that is our fault remains unaffected by the above-mentioned limitations.
Otherwise, our liability is excluded.13.4 Liability of our employees
To the extent that our liability is excluded or limited, this exclusion or limitation also applies to our employees and agents.13.5 Product liability
Claims under the Product Liability Act remain unaffected by the above-mentioned liability exclusions or limitations.
- Rights of Use over Body by Pauline Content
Depending on which services have been enabled for you, or which services you have purchased, the services we offer contain content which is protected by copyright or otherwise and we hold the respective rights. We grant you a non-exclusive and non-transferable right to use this content in a non-commercial form within the scope of the contractual provisions. Purely for the avoidance of doubt we draw your attention to the fact that in particular distributing our content or making it publicly available, e.g. on websites other than Body by Pauline websites, is not permitted. The right of use will lapse when your access to the respective service is no longer enabled (e.g. after you have cancelled your subscription) or when your user contract ends.
15.1 Disclaimer of responsibility for third party content
- Responsibility for User-Generated Content
You are solely responsible for content that you post within the Body by Pauline Services. We accept no responsibility for this content, nor do we monitor it. You are prohibited from advertising commercial websites or other products through your user account.15.2 Compliance with statutory provisions
When supplying your own content you are obliged to comply with all the applicable laws and other legislation of the United States. Regardless of whether this constitutes a criminal act, it is generally prohibited to provide content that is pornographic, sexual, violent, racist, instigating, discriminatory, explicit, insulting and/or libelous in nature.
In addition you are also obliged to refrain from infringing any third-party rights. This applies in particular to personality rights of third parties as well as to third-party intellectual property rights (such as, for example, copyrights and trademark rights). In particular you must also hold the necessary rights over your profile picture or any other picture you post.
We are hereby authorized to delete or remove content that is illegal or that conflicts with the previously stated guideline, at any time and without forewarning. If you infringe the above-mentioned principles we are entitled to give you a warning or to temporarily block your user account or to cancel the user contract for good cause in accordance with clause 220.127.116.11 Indemnification
If you infringe the principles mentioned in clause 15.2 and that this is your fault (i.e. because you acted either negligently or with intent), you are obliged to indemnify us against any third-party claims arising from such infringement. This indemnity also includes the costs of a suitable defense. You are obligated to provide assistance in clarifying the disputed situation. We reserve the right to assert claims for damages and other claims.
16.1 User contract
- Ending the Contract
You have the right to cancel your user account at any time, without stating any reasons, thereby also ending your user contract. To do this you simply have to select the necessary settings in your profile. Please note that after you have cancelled your user account we will or may delete all the content and training results that you added, and you will no longer have access to content that you already purchased. If at the time of deleting your account you still have a current subscription or have booked an additional service that has not yet expired, any sum that you have already paid will not be refunded, not even on a pro rata basis.
We are entitled to cancel the user contract without stating any reasons by giving two (2) weeks’ written notice, but no earlier than at the end of the minimum contractual term or at the end of the respective renewal period of your subscription and/or at the end of the term of any additional service for which you have paid a one-off fee.16.2 Subscription
Every subscription for a Body by Pauline Service must be cancelled individually. You can cancel the respective subscription without stating any reasons at any time effective at the end of the minimum contractual term or at the end of the respective renewal period. You can cancel any subscriptions purchased via our website https://bodybypauline.com
by selecting the appropriate setting in your user profile. Alternatively, you may also cancel your subscription by email, sent to the address email@example.com
, or by post. Subscriptions purchased via in-app purchase must be cancelled using the settings in the respective app store. If your subscription fee is collected via iTunes, contrary to the provisions above a notice period of 24 hours before the end of the minimum contractual term or before the end of the respective renewal period applies for technical reasons. Your user account and any other subscriptions will continue to exist after you have cancelled your subscription.
We are entitled to cancel your subscription with effect from the end of the minimum contractual term or with effect from the end of the respective renewal period by giving two (2) weeks’ written notice.16.3 Cancellation for good cause
The right to cancel for good cause remains unaffected in the case of either party. In particular we are entitled to cancel your user contract or your subscription with immediate effect, and to cancel your user account, if you seriously or repeatedly breach the provisions of the user contract and/or these General Terms and Conditions, or if you are in arrears with your payment obligations.
- Personal Data
. In particular these data protection provisions govern and explain the extent to which your personal data can be seen by other users and what options you have for controlling its disclosure to other users.Privacy consent
I hereby agree that, upon beginning my Body by Pauline journey and provided that I make no changes to my privacy settings (you may do so by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
), all Body by Pauline users will be able to view my profile, my training data, my posts, etc., without special permission. This makes it easier to follow me and/or support me during my journey with comments and motivation. If I do not want this anymore, I can change my privacy settings to private at any time.
- Online dispute resolution
We are neither prepared nor required to participate in dispute settlement proceedings before a consumer arbitration board. Our email address can be found on our company info page.
- Changes to the General Terms and Conditions
We hereby reserve the right to modify and adjust the general terms with future effect if this is required by the legal, regulatory, or technical environment, and if these changes are reasonable and take your interests into consideration. We will advise you of the changes by email no later than two (2) weeks before the new version of the General Terms and Conditions is scheduled to enter into force. If you do not object to the validity of the new General Terms and Conditions within such period and continue to use Body by Pauline, then the new General Terms and Conditions will be deemed to have been accepted. In the event that you do object, we expressly reserve our rights of ordinary cancellation. We will also advise you again separately of your right to object, the deadline to do so and the legal consequences of your objection or failure to object.
20.1 Applicable law
- Final Provisions
The relationship between the parties is governed exclusively by California law.20.2 Place of jurisdiction
If you do not have a place of general jurisdiction in California or in another Member State, or if you have moved your permanent place of residence to a country outside the US after these General Terms and Conditions have entered into effect, or if your permanent place of residence or usual place of residence at the time the complaint is filed is not known, then the exclusive place of jurisdiction for all disputes arising from this contract will be our place of business.20.3 Language of the contract
The language of the contract is English.20.4 Severability clause
Should any individual provisions of these General Terms and Conditions be or become invalid in whole or in part, this will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions.
- Information about the Supplier
Body by Pauline
14829 Cranbrook Avenue
Hawthorne, CA 90250
- Option to save and review the contract language
These General Terms and Conditions may be reviewed by you at https://bodybypauline.com/app/terms-of-service/
If you would like to save a permanent copy of these General Terms and Conditions on a data carrier, you can download them as a “pdf” file free of charge at https://bodybypauline.com/app/terms-of-service/
. Please consult your web browser’s help documentation if you need help with saving the file. To open a “pdf” file you may need special software such as the free Acrobat Reader program or a similar software program that handles “pdf” files.
You can review any further contractual information and data in your user account. Alternatively, you may also print or store the order confirmation which you will receive after making a purchase.