Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

1. Scope

These Terms and Conditions apply to all services offered by Christine Schmid, amongst others in the context of individual coaching, seminars, workshops, art projects and guidance in Creative Consulting.

Conflicting Terms and Conditions or deviating conditions of the contractual partner shall not be accepted unless their validity is expressly agreed in writing.

These Terms and Conditions also apply to all future contracts with the contractual partner, even if they are not expressly agreed again.

2. Conditions

Participation in workshops and coaching requires normal physical and mental capacity and is not a substitute for psychotherapy. The participant has the responsibility to consult with his doctor or psychotherapist regarding his individual capacity. Each participant assumes full responsibility for himself, his decisions and actions within and outside of the coaching sessions, seminars and workshops. The participant is liable himself for any damage.

3. Services

The services will be carried out in accordance with the publications on the website and / or in accordance with an individual agreement. Christine Schmid owes services in the context of her coaching, workshops and consultancy work, success is not owed.

Services are provided either by Christine Schmid personally or by a selected partner of Christine Schmid.

The above conditions can be changed by Christine Schmid for urgent operational requirements.

4. Contract Conclusion

The programs as published on the Internet do not represent a binding offer. A Contract with Christine Schmid is concluded only through the booking order by the contractual partner and the written confirmation (acceptance) by Christine Schmid.

5. Fees

The services are calculated according to the published announcements or individual fee arrangements. The prices are net prices plus VAT.

All fees are due immediately upon issue of the invoice without deduction.
The invoicing for workshops, seminars and coaching takes place before the course, or coaching appointment.

The fee of the weekly courses such as Speed Coaching Group / Creative Evening can be paid on the evening of each course on site.

For services in Creative Consulting and in the context of Art projects, Christine Schmid reserves the right to charge advance payment.

6. Dates/Resignation

Agreed dates and appointments are binding. Cancellations must be in writing. Cancellation by e-mail is possible.
Free of charge cancellation of an individual coaching appointment is possible within 2 business days, but at least 48 hours before the appointment. Saturday does not count as a business day. In the case of late cancellation or no-show, the full fee is payable as a cancellation fee.

Free of charge cancellation of workshops and seminars is not possible.
For cancellations of workshops and seminars, Christine Schmid charges
  – up to 28 days before the event 50 % of the fee,
  – up to 21 days before the event 75 % of the fee.
After that, the entire fee will be charged.

Christine Schmid is entitled to withdraw from the Contract for good cause. Notwithstanding any other reasons, this is especially true if the minimum number of participants is not reached or if the event has to be cancelled for reasons beyond reasonable control, such as illness, accident or force majeure.
In these cases, Christine Schmid will notify the contractual partner immediately and refund the fee pro rata.
Further claims beyond the fee are excluded.

Christine Schmid is also entitled to withdraw from the Contract in the case of disruptive behaviour by a participant, which hinders his own learning or the learning of the group and in the event of this participant not changing his behaviour after a warning by Christine Schmid.
A refund of the fee is excluded in this case.

7. Liability

Liability of Christine Schmid is limited to intentional and gross negligence. In addition, liability is limited to the essential contractual obligations. Liability is then limited to the foreseeable damage typical for the Contract. Other damage claims can not be asserted against Christine Schmid.

The foregoing limitations of liability shall not apply to injury to life, body and health.

8. Confidentiality

Christine Schmid agrees to treat all knowledge of business and personal affairs of the contractual partners gained in the context of her operational activities as confidential. The obligation of confidentiality is valid beyond the termination of the Contract.

Furthermore, Christine Schmid is obliged to carefully keep all documents provided for the purpose of her operational activities and to protect them against inspection by third parties.

Persons and companies that provide services to fulfil the Contract for Christine Schmid are not viewed as third parties in this context.

9. Copyrights

The copyright of Christine Schmid’s coaching concepts, documents and products belongs solely to Christine Schmid. They may only be used for personal purposes. The contractual partner is not permitted to reproduce them without the written consent of Christine Schmid and / or make them available to third parties.

10. Other

If any provision of the Contract or these Terms and Conditions be or become invalid, the validity of the remaining provisions shall remain unaffected.

Changes and additions must be in writing. Verbal agreements have no validity.

Place of jurisdiction is Hamburg. The Law of the Federal Republic of Germany shall apply.

Cancellation Policy

Right of Cancellation

You may cancel your Contract in writing (e.g. letter, fax, e-mail) within 14 days without giving reason. The cancellation period shall commence upon receipt of this policy in written format, in any case not before conclusion of the Contract and not before fulfilment of our obligation to provide information in accordance with Article 246 § 2 in connection with § 1 Paragraph 1 and 2 of the EGBGB [Introductory Act to the German Civil Code].

Timely dispatch of the cancellation notice shall be sufficient to guarantee the cancellation period. The cancellation notice should be addressed to:
Christine Schmid, Glücksburger Strasse 14, 22769 Hamburg, Germany, mail@christineschmid.com


In the event of an effective cancellation, goods and services received by both parties are to be returned and any derived profits (e.g. taxes) remunerated. If you are unable to return or remunerate the services received and profits derived (e.g. benefits of use) in whole or in part or can only return them in a deteriorated condition, you must compensate us for the loss of value in this respect. This can mean that you must fulfil the contractual payment obligations for the period of time up to the cancellation. Obligations to reimburse payments must be fulfilled within 30 days. This period shall commence, for you, upon dispatch of the cancellation notice and, for us, upon its receipt.

Your right of cancellation shall expire if the Contract is fully executed by both parties at your express request, before you have exercised your right of cancellation.

Hamburg, 01. Januar 2014

Christine Schmid