Last Modified: September 14, 2022
Certification on CO.STARTERS programs is required for all facilitators of Member teaching or leading CO.STARTERS programs. CO.STARTERS will provide trainings to Member (the "Training Session") on an as-needed basis as well as ongoing support in delivery of programs.
Onboarding: Member agrees to participate in onboarding activities, including but not limited to a Welcome Orientation, Community Profile, and Training.
Certification: In order to run/facilitate CO.STARTERS programs, all facilitators must complete a CO.STARTERS managed training and be certified. Members are not permitted to train their own facilitators unless they have express and written permission from CO.STARTERS to do so, as outlined in their Member Agreement.
Community Training: The Community Training Session will consist of ten (10) hours of training on CO.STARTERS philosophy, approach, and content. Full participation in the entire training is required to become a CO.STARTERS Certified Facilitator. Certification is required to lead or facilitate the full range of CO.STARTERS programs, including CO.STARTERS Core. Members can either (1) host an organization-specific training with at least ten trainees and no more than fifteen, unless otherwise agreed to by CO.STARTERS or (2) send trainees to a CO.STARTERS central training. Member agrees to pay CO.STARTERS a certification fee (the "Certification Fee"), as set forth on the separate Member Agreement. This Certification Fee includes delivery of a Facilitator binder/manual/kit for each training participant. Additional shipping charges may apply. If CO.STARTERS conducts the community training session at Member’s Site or location, Member agrees to reimburse CO.STARTERS for all reasonable travel expenses incurred by CO.STARTERS trainers during that portion of the Community Training, including airfare, lodging, vehicle rental, ground transportation, and meals. CO.STARTERS must consent to and approve new facilitators following completion of the Community Training, provided such approval shall not be unreasonably withheld by CO.STARTERS.
Crossover Trainings: The Crossover Training Sessions will consist of a two (2) hour video call with Member’s already certified facilitator to equip them with additional programs. Crossover trainings are required for Members to add some new program offerings. Only certified facilitators who have already completed a Community Training may take part in a Crossover Training. Member agrees to pay CO.STARTERS a certification fee (the "Certification Fee") as set forth on the separate Member Agreement, due and payable prior to each Training Session. This Training Fee includes delivery of a manual/binder or relevant materials for each training participant.
Generator Training: The Generator Training Session will consist of a five (5) hour training session on using the teen program. Members can either (1) host an organization-specific training with at least ten trainees and no more than fifteen, unless otherwise agreed to by CO.STARTERS or (2) send trainees to a CO.STARTERS central training. Member agrees to pay CO.STARTERSa certification fee (the "CertificationFee") as set forth on the separate Membership Agreement, due and payable prior to each Training Session. This Certification Fee includes delivery of a Facilitator binder/manual for each training participant. Additional shipping charges may apply. If CO.STARTERS conducts the Generator training session at Member’s Site or location, Member agrees to reimburse CO.STARTERS for all reasonable travel expenses incurred by CO.STARTERS trainers during that portion of the Training Session, including airfare, lodging, vehicle rental, ground transportation, and meals. CO.STARTERS must consent to and approve new facilitators following completion of the Training Session, provided such approval shall not be unreasonably withheld by CO.STARTERS.
From time to time, CO.STARTERS may make changes to its prices and may add or delete available offerings. Any such changes to pricing or products shall be effective upon Member’s purchase of such materials and products from the Member Center or updates to the Member Agreement.
During the Membership Term, Member shall provide CO.STARTERS with data on all Authorized Users that participate in Members CO.STARTERS programs. Such data includes, at a minimum, the name, business name, and contact information (email, phone number, and/or business address) for each Authorized User that completes CO.STARTERS programs. CO.STARTERS reserves the right to contact Authorized Users directly and to collect data from them as needed. Data may include, but is not limited to, results from any surveys or studies related to Member’s use of CO.STARTERS programs or feedback provided by Authorized Users to Member during or after completion of programs. Member will cooperate with CO.STARTERS to identify and share data reasonably requested by CO.STARTERS during the Membership Term applicable to CO.STARTERS programs and Authorized Users. Data will automatically be collected from Authorized Users by CO.STARTERS unless Member has express written permission to do their own data collection. In such cases, all data collected by Member must be shared with CO.STARTERS, unless otherwise stated in the Member Agreement.
CO.STARTERS programs and these services are provided"as is" with no guarantee of completeness or accuracy and CO.STARTERS and its employees, and/or its authorized resellers/agents, assume no responsibility for errors or omissions. CO.STARTERS specifically disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. CO.STARTERS will not be liable for special, incidental, consequential, or other similar damages or losses, including loss of profits, arising from any breach of warranty, breach of contract, tort (including negligence), or any other legal theories, even if CO.STARTERS has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event shall CO.STARTERS be liable for any damages other than direct damages. The maximum liability of CO.STARTERS for damages in connection with this agreement and the CO.STARTERS curriculum shall in no event exceed the amount paid by licensee to CO.STARTERS under this agreement.
By using CO.STARTERS Services, Member represent and warrant that Member representative is 18 years or older.
CO.STARTERS reserves the right to withdraw or amend the Services it provides, in its sole discretion without notice.
To access CO.STARTERS Services, Member may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of Member’s use of the Services that all the information provided is correct, current, and complete.
Member is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of its password to access the Services and must not disclose it to any third party. Member agrees to immediately notify CO.STARTERS of any unauthorized use of its username or password or any other breach of security.
Member should use particular caution when accessing its account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record its password or other personal information.
Additionally, Member agrees not to:
The Services and the Website’s contents, features and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video and audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof), are owned by CO.STARTERS, its licensors or other third-parties who have authorized use of such content and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws. Member can only use CO.STARTERS copyrights or trademarks (or any similar marks) as expressly permitted by our Brand Usage Guidelines or with CO.STARTERS prior written permission. Member must obtain written permission to modify, create derivative works of, decompile, or otherwise attempt to extract source code from CO.STARTERS.
CO.STARTERS may contact Member and its Authorized Users or provide Member and its Authorized Users with service-related and/ or promotional notices by means of postal mail, electronic mail, general site notifications, and more using the contact information Member has provided to CO.STARTERS.
The information presented on or through CO.STARTERS Services is made available solely for general information purposes. CO.STARTERS does not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of this information.
If CO.STARTERS Services contain links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for Member’s convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. CO.STARTERS has no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from Member’s use of them. If Member decides to access any of the third party sites linked to CO.STARTERS Services, Member does so entirely at its own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such sites.
CO.STARTERS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY SORT INCURRED AS A RESULT OF ANY DEALINGS WITH ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE OR MERCHANT OR OPERATOR OF SUCH THIRD PARTY WEBSITE.
Member must link to the CO.STARTERS homepage (costarters.co), in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage CO.STARTERS reputation or take advantage of it, as outlined in the Brand Guidelines. Member must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on CO.STARTERS part where none exists.
CO.STARTERS reserves the right to publicly display Member’s affiliation with CO.STARTERS on Websites, using information provided by Member, including but not limited to name, website, location. Member may obtain written permission from CO.STARTERS to opt out of public listing.
All feedback, comments, requests for technical support and other communications relating to CO.STARTERS should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.