The Tama-Do Academy Website and On-Line Shopping has been set up for our students to more easily access our work, for the purpose of their personal self development. While we encourage non-students to check us out – our priority is to our students as well as other fellow travelers who seek a higher level of consciousness for themselves, others and the Universe.
Tama-Do Academy and its affiliates provide their services to you subject to the following Terms and Conditions. If you visit or shop on our website or otherwise in person, you agree to be legally bound by law to all the Tama-Do Academy terms and conditions as described in this document. In addition, when you use any current or future Tama-Do Academy service or visit or purchase from any business affiliated with Tama-Do Academy, whether or not included in the Tama-Do Academy Web site, you also will be subject to the guidelines and conditions applicable to such service or business. Please read the following terms and conditions carefully. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not conduct business with Tama-Do Academy.
Tama-Do (The Way of the Soul) Academy was founded in 1988 by Fabien Maman, one of the world’s leading experts on vibrational sound therapy, as the instrument for worldwide dissemination of his research, teachings and creativity. Dedicated to the evolution of human consciousness, Tama-Do uses Sound, Color, Chi Movement and Seasonal Harmonizing Concerts® to ground the Soul in daily life.
The Tama-Do name and emblem (shown above) appear on all Tama-Do books, recordings, and other publications, assuring the reader that the work originates with the Academy established by Fabien Maman and Terres Unsoeld and faithfully conveys their teachings. Tama-Do, The Academy of Sound, Color and Movement®
Copyright 1988 by Tama-Do, The Academy of Sound, Color and Movement®. All rights reserved.
Fabien Maman’s photographs from his Sound/Cellular Experiment, conducted in 1981, are proprietary to the Academy. Copyright 1981 by Tama-Do, The Academy of Sound, Color and Movement®. All rights reserved.
Terres Unsoeld’s nature photographs are an ongoing work that spans nearly 40 years and are now proprietary to the Academy. The are copyrighted as they appear in each of the Academy’s books, CDs, DVDs and website.
Because we certify through our Tama-Do emblem, that all books, recordings and other publications; as well as all teachings and techniques used in our Academy have been researched and created by Fabien Maman and Terres Unsoeld, with roots in our Masters Lineage, we ask that you honor our integrity and keep our teachings pure. Please honor all copyright and trademark laws! It is the moral, ethical and spiritually correct thing to do.
We don’t take anybody else’s work and call it our own – and we respectfully ask that you not take our work and call it your own.
This goes for our Books, CDs, DVDs, Photographs, recordings, charts, handouts, workbooks, leaflets, advertisements, drawings and website code; as well as our Classical Tuning Forks®, Color Light Wheels®, Rainbow Color Silks®, Faery Essences® and Tama-Do Sacred Sound Instruments including but not limited to the TEP Chakra Tubes®, E and F Overtone Tubes® , the Chakra Re-Alignment Tubes and Seasonal Harmonizing Chimes that you can buy on-line (or otherwise); as well as our Tama-Do Trainings, Summer Intensives, courses, workshops and Shamanic Journeys which you can pay for and register on-line (or otherwise).
If you don’t understand what we mean, here’s the legal part:
Tama-Do Academy Course Registration Form: All Tama-Do Students participating in a Tama-Do course, workshop or training are required to sign our Tama-Do Academy Course Registration Form. Paying for a course on-line means that you accept all terms and conditions as spelled out in this registration form.
RSVP and Contract for all Level I Summer Intensives (or Practitioner Certification Program): All Tama-Do Students participating in the Tama-Do Practitioner Certification Program or Level I Summer Intensives in Europe are required sign our Tama-Do Academy RSVP and Contract (in addition to the above Tama-Do Course Registration Form). Paying for a course on-line means that you accept all terms and conditions as spelled out in this RSVP and Contract.
RSVP and Contract for all Level II Summer Intensives (or Practitioner Certification Program): All Tama-Do Students participating in the Tama-Do Practitioner Certification Program or Level II Summer Intensives in Europe are required sign our Tama-Do Academy RSVP and Contract (in addition to the above Tama-Do Course Registration Form). Paying for a course on-line means that you accept all terms and conditions as spelled out in this RSVP and Contract.
Tama-Do Academy Code of Conduct and Ethics for our Level II Summer Intensives (or Practitioner Certification Program): All students participating in our Level II Summer Intensive are also required to sign our Tama-Do Academy Code of Conduct and Ethics. This form is required for all Level II participants, whether or not they plan on becoming Tama-Do Certified Practitioners.
RSVP and Contract for all Tama-Do Academy Shamanic Journeys of the Light®: All Tama-Do Students participating in the Shamanic Journeys of the Light® are required to sign the following registration form. Paying for a course on-line means that you accept all terms and conditions as spelled out in this registration form.
Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability: This site and the materials and products on this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Tama-Do Academy disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Tama-Do Academy does not represent or warrant that the functions contained in the site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that the defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes the site available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Tama-Do Academy does not make any warrantees or representations regarding the use of the materials in this site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, adequacy, usefulness, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. Any information on the Tama-Do electronic platform is subject to change without notice, and Tama-Do disclaims all responsibility for these changes. By using our website and On-Line shopping, you expressly agree that your use of this site is at your sole risk. Some states do not permit limitations or exclusions on warranties, so the above limitations may not apply to you.
Medical Disclaimer: The teachers of Tama-Do Academy (unless otherwise specified) are not medical doctors, nor do they give medical diagnosis nor medical treatment procedures. The Tama-Do tools that are for sale on this website (or otherwise) are not considered medical tools and are not meant for medical treatment procedures. Students come to Tama-Do for the purpose of furthering their self awareness. It is understood that, while working with sound, color and vibration, some individuals may experience strong physical and emotional reactions. Whereas Tama-Do can offer tools and facilitation in this process, the student understands and takes full responsibility for their personal health and well being.
Limitation of Liability: It is always recommended that you take a Tama-Do class prior to attempting any Tama-Do technique on your own. Any form of energy work such as sound or color can stimulate strong physical, emotional or mental reactions in the person receiving the work. Fabien Maman’s Sound, Color and Movement Techniques, which are used and taught in Tama-Do, the Academy of Sound, Color and Movement®, are not intended as substitutes for regular medical attention. Fabien Maman, Terres Unsoeld and Tama-Do, The Academy of Sound, Color and Movement® cannot be held responsible for the results any of our techniques practiced. Tama-Do Academy shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of or the inability to use, the materials described on this site or the performance of the products.
Children: Tama-Do Academy does not sell product to anyone under the age of 18. Please ask a parent or adult guardian to help you with this site.
Participation Disclaimer: Tama-Do Academy does not and cannot review all communications and materials posted to or created by users accessing the site, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of these communications and materials. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute user-generated content on the site, Tama-Do Academy is merely acting as a passive conduit for such distribution and is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to any contents or activities on the site. However, Tama-Do Academy reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be (a) abusive, defamatory, or obscene, (b) fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading, (c) in violation of a copyright, trademark or; other intellectual property right of another or (d) offensive or otherwise unacceptable to Tama-Do Academy in its sole discretion. You may not upload commercial content on the site or use the site to solicit others to join or become members of any other commercial online service or other organization.
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Third-Party Links: In an attempt to provide increased value to our visitors, Tama-Do Academy may link to sites operated by third parties. However, even if the third party is affiliated with Tama-Do Academy, Tama-Do Academy has no control over these linked sites, all of which have separate privacy and data collection practices, independent of Tama-Do Academy. These linked sites are only for your convenience and therefore you access them at your own risk. Nonetheless, Tama-Do Academy seeks to protect the integrity of its web site and the links placed upon it and therefore requests any feedback on not only its own site, but for sites it links to as well (including if a specific link does not work).
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Miscellaneous Legal Provisions: We may discontinue the Tama-Do Academy Website, On-Line Shopping, Tama-Do Product or Coursework and Teachings at any time and for any reason, without notice. We may change the contents, operation, or any and all other features of Tama-Do Academy at any time for any reason, without notice. We may discontinue or restrict your use of the Tama-Do Academy Website and Shopping On-Line, at any time for any reason, without notice. We may also discontinue or restrict your participation in any Tama-Do teaching, workshop, courses, Summer Intensives or Shamanic Journeys of the Light® (with no refund), if you are disruptive of the teachers, the teachings and the group.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Tama-Do Academy as a result of this Agreement or your use of the Tama-Do Academy Terms and Conditions. Nothing contained in this Agreement is in derogation of Tama-Do Academy’s right to comply with governmental, court, and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Tama-Do Academy Electronic Platforms or information provided to or gathered by Tama-Do Academy with respect to such use. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.
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