In the course of our work, we are naturally privy to very confidential information. Your privacy is of paramount importance to us and we will not violate the trust you put in us. We manage the information that you provide in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993 (New Zealand). Almora Unlimited is committed to the protection of your personal privacy and will fully comply with the Information Privacy Principles contained in Section 6 of the above Act (your right to access your
information held by us).
We guarantee that we will not violate your privacy. Information deemed as private or confidential provided to Almora Unlimited will not be abused, sold, or distributed to third parties unless a confirmed request is received from a legal authority. None of your personal information will appear on our website, be exposed to the public domain, or be used anywhere by Almora Unlimited without your prior consent.
You have full control of your information and your information can be removed from our databanks at any time upon your confirmed request.
Terms & Conditions
Despite the unique nature of what we do, Almora Unlimited is run as a business entity and we therefore respectfully request that you adhere to the usual practices of good faith when entering into a contract with us.
Any booking resulting from an inquiry whether confirmed verbally, electronically, or in writing will be subject to these terms and conditions. These terms & conditions are in place to protect both us and you.
You are responsible for ensuring that you are familiar with and abide by our latest terms and conditions prior to committing to making use of our services. We are responsible for making these easily available to you.
In order to reflect the fact that our business is growing constantly, these terms and conditions may be amended in whole or in part by Almora Unlimited from time to time. Amendments will be effective immediately upon posting of the amended terms and conditions on our Website.
We have made every effort to word these terms and conditions in plain English, with clarification of various clauses where necessary. If you do not understand any part of these terms, please ask us for clarification.
Strictly No Soliciting
You may not without our prior written permission, in any form or by any means solicit before, during, or after any Almora Unlimited event.
Solicitation is defined as any activity that seeks to make contact with participants, collect information, sell items, or gain support from participants, or to promote (themselves or others) for commercial purposes.
This policy applies to a wide range of activities that may include: advertising, selling, petitioning, campaigning, distributing flyers, business cards, or surveying participants by telephone, mail, e-mail, or in person.
Almora Unlimited, Almora Unlimited Directors, or employees will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or exemplary damages or be held responsible or accountable in any way for the ramifications of ANY advice supplied to clients.
The advice given is not designed to replace medical, psychological, legal, mental, or any other professional advice or services under any circumstances. All members of the populace consulting with Almora Unlimited are responsible for their own welfare at all times.
The advice supplied to all participants is designed to be an aid for personal advancement only. For the purposes of Law, all advice supplied by Almora Unlimited is for entertainment purposes only.
Intellectual Property Rights
This section pertains to the Intellectual Property Rights of all electronic communications, electronic resources (including text, documents, media, graphics, logos, icons, sound recordings, and visual recordings), printed matter, concepts, and other material underlying and forming part of Almora Unlimited Services.
Almora Unlimited owns all proprietary and intellectual property rights in the electronic communications, electronic resources (including text, documents, media, graphics, logos, icons, sound recordings, and visual recordings), printed matter, concepts, and other material underlying and forming part of our Services.
You may not without our prior written permission, in any form or by any means: Adapt, reproduce, copy, store, distribute, print, display, perform, publish, or create derivative works from any part of any electronic communication, electronic resource, electronic document, printed matter or concept, or commercialize, copy, or on-sell any information, or items obtained from any part of any electronic communication, electronic resource, electronic document or printed matter or concept.
Infringement – What are the penalties for copyright infringement? New Zealand Law
Where copyright is infringed, the copyright owner may bring legal action against the infringer to recover damages or an account of profits. Damages are monetary compensation paid to the copyright owner for loss suffered in respect of the infringement. An account of profits is the profit made by the infringer from their infringing activities.
In some circumstances, a person may commit a criminal offense if they make, import, sell, hire, or distribute infringing copies of works. Criminal liability can attract fines of up to $150,000 and imprisonment for up to 5 years.
‘Almora’ and the image of Almora are copyrighted.
The term ‘Event’ includes all workshops, retreats, Soul food evenings, or any other arrangements hosted or facilitated by Almora.
We expect participants at our events to keep the experiences of other group members confidential.
Please note that you are responsible for providing us with any information which you feel may affect or compromise your experience at any event (including but not limited to food allergies, medical conditions, past trauma, general preferences, etcetera).
It is the participant's obligation to ensure that he/she is medically fit and able to embark upon an event.
Almora retains the intellectual property rights for all manuals and recorded sessions.
Therefore, these may not be shared without our prior written permission, in any form, or by any means.
Right Of Admission:
Right Of Admission is Reserved (ROAR) by Almora for all events.
For the benefit of all participants, we reserve the right to accept or reject any participant and to remove any participant, whose conduct is deemed incompatible with the interests of the other participants.
The same applies to participants who violate these terms & conditions.
Almora will not refund or cover any cost or expenses incurred if it has to terminate a participant’s attendance for these reasons.
Payment Terms of Trade For all of our Events:
A non-refundable deposit is required on confirmation for all events (unless otherwise specified) this is either 25% of the full fee unless otherwise stated on the event booking information.
Your place cannot be confirmed until this is paid.
The balance is due no later than 60 days in advance of the event unless otherwise stated on the event booking information form.
This does not apply to our monthly 'Soul food Evenings', which need to be paid for in advance and are totally nonrefundable and nontransferable, as are any early bird offers, where payments must be paid for by the due date.
For courses, retreats, or tours the payment dates due, are clearly outlined on the booking.
Payment of your deposit, or part thereof, is an acceptance of these terms & conditions.
Please note there is a 100% no-refund policy on deposits for all our events.
Event Cancellation Fees:
Each event is unique, so please check for the cancellation policy as stated in the event information, otherwise:
Deposits are totally nonrefundable.
Cancellations made within 90 days or more of an event will incur a cancellation fee of deposits of 20% unless other fees are applicable.
Cancellations made within 60 days prior to an event will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
Cancelation made within 30 days will incur a 100% cancelation fee.
Full payment is expected and will be charged for non-notification of cancellation.
In cases of genuine emergencies, cancellation charges can be waived, at the discretion of Almora Unlimited and by prior arrangement only.
No partial refunds or exchanges may be given for unused portions of any event.
Almora reserves the right to change this cancellation policy at any time.
Refunds are processed within 21 days via Paypal unless international events which may take longer.
We will advise at the time of cancelation estimated cancelation processing time.
This section covers individual (one-to-one) channeling sessions or other sessions facilitated by Dellaina, Ihaia, or Almora, either in person or via Zoom.
The appointment duration is approximately 1 hour and an Mp3 recording that will be sent to you via a Dropbox link on the computer within a few days of your session.
Full payment is due (unless otherwise agreed) by the invoice due by date and no later than seven days prior to your consultation.
Registration is required prior to the start of your consultation, where a copy of our terms and conditions is given for you to sign.
Cancellation Fees For Consultations:
Consultations can be changed without fee providing this is done within the following times:
Consultation appointments canceled within 21 days will incur a 50% cancellation fee.
Cancellations for consultations made within 14 days or without any notice will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
Full payment is expected and will be charged for non-notification of cancellations.
In cases of genuine emergencies, cancellation charges may be waived, at the discretion of Almora 'Beyond The Horizon' and only prior to the scheduled appointment in question.
Almora reserves the right to change this cancellation policy at any time.
Accepted forms of payment are; Bank transfer/deposit (ASB bank), and PayPal – Please note as of 18 September 2019 all PayPal transactions are subject to a PayPal booking fee of 4%.
Overseas bank account number (only by prior arrangement).
Receipts are available from us on request.
Any cash sent via post or by hand, which becomes mislaid in transit, is not recognized by Almora as payment.
Payment of your deposit is an acceptance of our terms & conditions.
Courses, Seminars, and Retreats
Full payment is due no later than the date specified on the invoices which will vary.
Courses, seminars, and retreats are non-refundable, but under certain circumstances may be held in credit for a later date. At the discretion of Almora.
Our copyright policy, privacy statement, and disclaimers cover any electronic communications or resources provided by Almora. This includes all images, names, text, content, or any other information provided via our website, e-mail, or electronic documents.
All information on this website (including statements, opinions, and any other content) may not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Administrator or Employees of Almora Unlimited.
We may collect the IP address of your computer, which is recorded in the server log. If we collect your IP address, it will be utilized only for the purpose of solving server problems and Website administration, and will not personally identify you in any way. We do not use ‘cookies’ on our website.
Almora Unlimited endeavors to avoid plagiarizing any content on our material. If it is the case that information has been used previously we urge any affected parties to contact us immediately in Good Faith.
It is our policy to only supply electronic information in PDF format (Adobe Acrobat Reader required).
Security is of primary concern to Almora Unlimited, and we take active steps to ensure that our data is safe. If any parties are found to be abusing or compromising our systems they will be banned from services provided by Almora Unlimited for life and will face legal action.
We do not condone spam of any type and comply fully with the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007 (New Zealand). The exceptions are express, inferred, and deemed consents as mentioned in the Act. If you would like to unsubscribe from our confidential mailing list please contact us and you will be removed immediately.
Joining and unsubscribing from our mailing list is free of charge.
(Further information on the Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act 2007 is available here: www.dia.govt.nz)
Almora will retain ownership of electronic communication or resource after it has left our domain and reserves the right to make changes to any of our electronic material at any time.
International Tour-Specific Conditions
These conditions pertain to any international tours facilitated by Almora Unlimited.
Please note there is a 100% no refund policy on all deposits for all tours unless otherwise stated.
Refunds will vary on destination and overseas policies, this will be advised on your booking form for each tour.
These will also be outlined in detail on the event tour page prior to your confirmation.
A letter with all these terms and conditions will be given to you to sign, prior to confirming your reservation.
A long with a full terms and conditions agreement for you to sign.
We are not responsible for your Visa, passport, or overseas travel arrangements; so please ensure that your travel documents, insurance, and arrangements are in good order. Some countries you may travel to require vaccinations and visas. Please make sure that you have researched this information in plenty of time.
In order to enter a foreign country you will need to hold a valid passport, which might need to have at least (6) months of validity beyond the trip and a return ticket. Please contact the relevant authorities if in doubt.
We recommend that you arrive at least two days prior to the tours departure, and arrive at the pickup location at least one hour in advance.
Also, be aware that traffic and transport delays are common in many destinations.
Some of the day’s activities may be changed around to accommodate important events or delays by other providers.
We ask that you are flexible and open to changes that may arise on our pilgrimage, for being in the moment is part of the adventure!
The tour EXCLUDES your International Airfare to/from your chosen destination, compulsory travel insurance, meals, beverages, and your Visa (if required).
Having travel insurance is a non-negotiable condition of joining us on any tours.
We cannot confirm your space if you do not have travel insurance.
All participants must have a full Travel Insurance policy in place by the time the full payment is made to cover loss/delays/illness/cancellations prior to or during this trip. Please ensure it covers emergency evacuation and full cancellation for unforeseen circumstances.
We won’t be responsible and will be excluded from liability for any loss, damage, omission, or acts being negligent or otherwise, committed by the operators of airlines, rail travel, accommodation suppliers, or attractions used in connection with this tour. We aren’t responsible for any injury, damage, loss, delay, change of schedule, or any other events which are beyond our direct control, such as, but not limited to, war, flood, civil disturbance, acts of God, acts of Government, or any other authorities, accidents to or failure of machinery or equipment, or industrial action.
In addition, we will not be responsible for any losses arising, directly or indirectly, from; the refusal, failure or inability of any company or organization, including but not limited to any airline, other transportation provider, hotel, car rental agency, booking agent or other provider of travel or tourism related services, by reason of their own Financial Default or the Financial Default of any person, company or organization with whom or with which they deal.
If the event is altered, rescheduled, postponed, canceled, or rendered inadvisable, impracticable, or impossible due to a fortuitous event or unforeseen occurrence we shall not be liable for any loss or damage directly or indirectly arising from a failure to perform any term of this contract.
As a part of the booking form, we will require the name of the company as well as your policy number. Do ensure that your policy fully covers delays, cancellations of flights, and accommodations as this tour is not refundable. It is advisable that extra insurance be taken out to cover computer and camera equipment.
It is unlikely; however, we will require the details of a designated emergency contact person in case it is required. These details will remain confidential, please advise them that they are your designated emergency contact person.
Considerable care has been taken to compile the information on our website and brochures but circumstances may necessitate changes in itineraries and costs in which case you will be informed as soon as possible. We cannot be held responsible for any changes which may occur and reserve the right to increase the price of any travel arrangement up to the date of departure. This includes adjustment for devaluation fuel surcharges airfare increases as well as international exchange rate fluctuations.
Full payment of the event fees is a condition of joining this tour. Please note there is a 100% no refund policy on all payments and deposits for this tour. Payment of your deposit is an acceptance of our terms & conditions. No partial refunds or exchanges may be given for unused portions of the accommodation or transport fees.
Photos, Maps & Hotel Descriptions
Hotel descriptions featured on our website & brochures are based on current hotel guides and contractual agreements provided by suppliers. Any facilities described are subject to change at any time. Maps and photographs are included for general information and may not necessarily reflect actual routes, locations or services. Hotel room photographs may not be specific to the actual room occupied.
Medication & Health Matters
The tour participant acknowledges being aware of the proposed itinerary and it is the participant's obligation to ensure that he/she is medically fit and able to embark upon such a tour.
Please ensure that you have a full supply of any medications required during this trip. You are responsible for all charges that result from visiting a medical facility, or for a medical practitioner visiting you. We are not responsible for the type or quality of the medical services you may receive.
We will ask you for any medication that you may require, this information will only be used if medically required and will be held in the strictest confidence. You are also responsible for any vaccinations that are required.
No responsibility is accepted for the loss of or damage to baggage or any of the tour participant’s belongings throughout the duration of the tour. Baggage and personal effects are at all times the sole responsibility of the participant.
For the benefit of all tour participants, we reserve the right to accept or reject any participant and to remove any participant whose conduct is deemed incompatible with the interests of the other participants.
Almora will not refund or cover any cost or expenses incurred if it has to terminate a participant’s attendance on this tour for these reasons.
Covid Update Alert waver
Cancellation policy for tours and retreats
Due to the unprecedented circumstances in the world at present, and with regard to our international tours.
Any tours that are canceled due to Covid 19, will be refunded less any fees incurred by Almora Beyond The Horizon, either directly or indirectly related to this tour.
This includes providers and suppliers, and all promotional materials relating to / and events, relating to these tours. Currently, these tours are on hold