The Trades Coach Academy - Terms of Service

Last updated 16 September 2022 by Athena Consulting Ltd
for The Trades Coach Academy


This website is owned and operated by Athena Consulting Ltd, t/a The Trades Coach Academy. Throughout the site, the terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Athena Consulting Ltd. Athena Consulting Ltd offers this website, including all information, tools and services available from this site to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies and notices stated here.


Athena Consulting Ltd reserves the right, at our sole discretion, to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and changes to our website. It is your responsibility to check our website periodically for changes. Your continued use of, or access to our website or the Service following the posting of any changes to these Terms of Service constitutes acceptance of those changes.


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You may download and view content or print a copy of material on this Site for personal, non-commercial use provided you do not modify the content in any way (including any copyright notice). All rights not expressly granted under these terms of use are reserved by Athena Consulting Ltd. Unless expressly stated otherwise, you are not permitted to copy, or republish anything you find on the Site without the copyright or trademark owners’ permission.

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Athena Consulting Ltd does not exclude any rights and remedies in respect of goods or services under the Consumer Guarantees Act and Fair Trading Act legislation which cannot be excluded, restricted or modified. However, we exclude all rights, remedies, guarantees, conditions and warranties in respect of goods or services from your use of the Site whether based in statute, common law or otherwise to the extent permitted by law. To the fullest extent possible:

(a) Athena Consulting Ltd does not warrant the accuracy of the content on the Site. The content is provided to you “as is” and on an “as available” basis and on the condition that you undertake all responsibility for assessing the accuracy of the content and rely on it at your own risk. All content on the Site may be changed at our sole discretion and without notice.

(b) Athena Consulting Ltd will have no responsibility or liability in relation to any loss or damage that you incur, including damage to your software or hardware, arising from your use of or access to this Site, subject only to paragraph 6(d).

(c) Athena Consulting Ltd does not warrant that functions contained in the Site content, such as hyperlinks, will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that Athena Consulting Ltd or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or bugs.

(d) Liability of Athena Consulting Ltd, for any breach of a term or condition implied by law is limited at Athena Consulting Ltd’ discretion, to the supply of any service again or the payment for the cost of having any service supplied again.

(e) You indemnify Athena Consulting Ltd and its affiliated companies, and each of their directors, officers, employees and agents against any action, claim, loss or expense which it incurs, which arises from your use of the Site.


Certain content, products and services available via our Service may include materials from third parties.

Third party links on this site may direct you to third party websites that are not affiliated with us. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and we do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third parties.

We are not liable for any harm or damages related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content, or any other transactions made in connection with any third party websites. Please review carefully the third party’s policies and practices and make sure you understand them before you engage in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third party products should be directed to the third party.


These Terms and Conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the relevant laws of New Zealand. In the event that a dispute arises from these Website Terms and Conditions, you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Zealand.


By purchasing a product/service from Athena Consulting Ltd, you agree to the following terms and conditions.


1.1 Definitions

The following definitions apply to these terms and conditions unless the context requires otherwise:

Membership means being a member of the Trades Coach Academy. It is an annual subscription service that allows access to the Trades Coach Academy member benefits for 12 months.

Renewal means the date exactly 12 months from the date of purchase that your membership is set to renew.

30 Day Money Back Guarantee means the guarantee applied to a Membership purchase that allows the buyer to request a ‘no-questions-asked’ refund within 30 days of initial purchase. Refund requests after 30 days from purchase date do not fall under the 30 day money back guarantee.

Payment Plan means paying for Trades Coach Academy Membership in twelve instalments over twelve months rather than in one lump sum payment. The payment plan is not a monthly subscription service. Should a Membership be cancelled after the 30-day guarantee period, you will be charged for the balance of the annual programme cost. 

1.2 Trades Coach Academy Membership Terms

(a) Trades Coach Academy’s Membership is an annual subscription service. By purchasing Membership you agree that your membership will be automatically renewed each year and your nominated credit card will be charged. Please note, you will be notified of your upcoming renewal.

(b) Should you wish to cancel your Membership with us, you must notify us in writing at least five (5) business before your renewal date.

1.3 Payment Plan Terms

(a) If Membership is purchased on a payment plan, you agree to pay each instalment in full at the time it is due each month. Membership on a payment plan is NOT a monthly subscription, but rather an annual subscription broken down into twelve payments over 12 months.

(b) Membership purchased on a payment plan will be subject to automatic renewal 12 months from the purchase date at the upfront pricing plan. You are able to renew your membership year on year using the payment plan option, just let the us know at least 5 days before your renewal date so we can process the change of subscription plan.

(c) Membership purchased on a payment plan that is not paid in full as due will be cancelled with access terminated immediately. Payment plans are not pro rata and require full payment for 12 months for access to Membership.

1.4 Money Back Guarantee Terms

(a) Trades Coach Academy Membership money back guarantee applies to all initial purchases on Trades Coach Academy Membership.

(b) The money back guarantee does not apply to renewals or any other product or service by us.

(c) If you wish to invoke the money back guarantee you must notify us in writing within 30 days of purchase and a refund will be processed.

(d) Request to invoke the money-back guarantee that is received in writing after 30 days of the date of initial purchase will not be refunded.