Melissa Etzler Coaching



Please read these Terms and Conditions of Use (“TOU”) carefully.  You must agree to these TOU before you are permitted to use any Melissa Etzler Coaching digital or downloadable resources, online course, one-on-one or group coaching, class, program, pre-enrollment promotional program or offer, membership site, online course, workshop (virtual or in-person), training, video, member portal(s), enter any online private forums operated by Melissa Etzler Coaching (for any purpose), whether on a website hosted by Melissa Etzler Coaching, including (“Website”), or a third-party website such as an online course platform Systemio, Zoom, or, participate in any workshop or challenge; attend any live (in-person) or virtual event hosted or promoted by Melissa Etzler Coaching; and/or purchase or take part in any future service or activity offered by Melissa Etzler Coaching, whether now known or unknown (collectively the “Program”).

If you do not agree with these TOU, you may not use the Program or Website.

As used in these TOU, the term “Releasees” is defined to include the following: (i) Melissa Etzler Coaching, its subsidiaries, affiliated companies, owners, members, managers, directors, officers, past and present employees, agents, coaches, representatives, successors, and assigns (collectively, the “Company”); (ii) any Company volunteers; and (iii) Melissa Etzler.

As part of the Program you select at checkout, you will receive the services outlined on the web page where you registered. The Company reserves, in its sole right and discretion, the right to adjust the Program, including the services and/or pricing at any time. Except as otherwise expressly provided for in these TOU, any modification to the Program will take effect following notice to you.

If you register for the Program, you understand and agree that you may be coached by Melissa Etzler, guest coaches, and/or your peers that are also participating in the Program. In the event Melissa Etzler is not in attendance for a group meeting for any reason including, but not limited to, illness, injury, pregnancy, or any other unforeseen circumstance(s), the Company may, in its sole right and discretion, designate a qualified host of Company’s choosing to carry out the meeting.

Please note that if you disagree with the Company’s designated choice of host in the event Melissa Etzler is unavailable for the Program meeting, no grounds to receive a refund will be created, and any request for a refund on this basis shall be denied.

The Program and Website are intended for life, online, and in-person coaches only, as further explained in the Refund Policy below and on the Website.

The Program and Website are intended and only suitable for individuals aged eighteen (18) and above. Some of the content in the Program and on the Website may not be appropriate for children. Children under the age of eighteen (18) are not permitted to use the Program or Website. The Company hereby disclaims all liability for use by individuals under the age of eighteen (18).

If you wish to participate in another session of the Program in the future or purchase any other products, programs or services from the Company, all terms of these TOU will continue to apply unless superseded by another agreement in writing.

From time to time, the Company may offer participants promotional pricing, early enrollment, and early access to specific services outlined on the Website, for a temporary period of time (“Promotional Offer”).

If you accept the Promotional Offer by taking the required steps (i.e., submitting a Program application and making the required payment, if applicable) then you agree that these TOU will apply to the Promotional Offer unless otherwise detailed on the webpage where the services of the Promotional Offer are outlined. Please note that you are subject to any additional terms set out for the Promotional Offer, whether said additional terms are outlined on the Website or otherwise (i.e., email), and those additional terms shall be incorporated into this TOU.

Promotional Offer information, including application details and payment instructions will also be detailed and outlined on the Website when registering for the specific Program(s) offered under the Promotional Offer.

You agree that all of the information submitted on your registration form will be accurate, correct and up to date. Registrations will be evaluated by the Company, and the Company reserves the right to deny entrance into the Program to any applicant that is deemed unqualified for any reason, at the Company’s sole and absolute discretion.

You agree to the fees and payment schedule for the Program you selected at checkout.

If paying by debit card or credit card, you give the Company permission to automatically charge your credit or debit card for all fees and charges due and payable to the Company, without any additional authorization, for which you will receive an electronic receipt. You also agree that the Company is authorized to share any payment information and instructions required to complete the payment transactions with its third-party payment service providers (e.g., credit card transaction processing, merchant settlement, and related services).

Unless stated otherwise, payment in full is required before you are permitted to participate in any Program. If payment is not received when due, the Company reserves the right to terminate your access to the Program and all Content immediately and permanently.

Due to the nature of the Company's online intellectual property being available immediately after purchase, refunds are not permitted.

The Company’s refund policies for the Program are outlined below:

Unless otherwise provided by law, you acknowledge that the Company does not offer refunds for any used portion of your payment for the Coaching Catalyst monthly membership Program, and if a refund request is accepted it will be a prorated amount based on evidence shown, not time left on the Program. By using and/or purchasing this program, you understand and agree that all sales are final, and no refunds will be provided unless provided with an accepted written description of refund request.

If you are located outside of the United States, the Company agrees to provide a cooling-off period and will honor your right of withdrawal as required by law.

In the event of Melissa Etzler’s death, Melissa Etzler’s estate shall have 180 days from her death to settle, emit, distribute, and honor any unfulfilled Program reimbursements.

Any deviation by the Company from these policies, as determined in the Company’s sole discretion, does not constitute a waiver of these policies and you will not be entitled to a refund on that basis.

The Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to determine how to discipline a participant who violates these TOU. Therefore, if a participant disagrees with how the Company disciplines another participant and requests a refund, the Company will deny such request.

Furthermore, if a participant violates these TOU, the Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to offer the participant another opportunity to abide by these TOU. If a participant disagrees with the Company offering another participant a second opportunity to follow these terms, no grounds for a participant to receive a refund would be created, and any request for a refund on this basis shall be denied.

If, in the Company’s sole right and discretion, you persist with behaviors or actions that violate these TOU, the Company may terminate your access and participation in the Program without notice and without refund.

Since we have a clear and explicit Refund Policy in these TOU that you have agreed to prior to completing the purchase of the Program, we do not tolerate or accept any type of chargeback threat or actual chargeback from your credit card company or payment processor. In the event that a chargeback is placed on a purchase, or we receive a chargeback threat during or after your purchase, we reserve the right to report the incident to any other entity for inclusion in any chargeback database or for listing as a delinquent account which could have a negative impact on your credit report score. The information reported will include your name, email address, order date, order amount, and billing address. Chargeback abusers wishing to be removed from the database shall make the payment for the amount of the chargeback.

The Company has a no refund policy, however if you have a right of withdrawal under the relevant laws in your country including any applicable European Union laws, then:

Model Withdrawal Form (complete and return this form only if you wish to withdraw from the contract)

The Company may have guest coaches and/or coach substitutes participate and coach the Program. The Company, in its sole right and discretion, reserves the right to assign any and all duties, responsibilities, and obligations under the terms of these TOU, at any time, to any qualified third party of the Company’s choosing, to deliver, administer, and carry out the Program, without providing advanced notice nor needing consent from any participant.

If a participant disagrees with or fails to consider Company’s guest coach or coach substitute as qualified, no grounds to receive a refund are created, and any request for a refund on this basis shall be denied.

The words, videos, voice and sound recordings, training materials, design, layout, graphics, photos, images, information, materials, documents, data, databases and all other information and intellectual property accessible on or through the Company website, any third-party website the Company may use to distribute or host the Program, contained in e-mails sent to you by the Company, or provided at in-person events by the Company, as well as the look and feel of all of the foregoing (“the Content”) is property of the Company and/or our affiliates or licensors, unless otherwise noted, and it is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws.

If you view, purchase, or access the Program or any of the Content, you will be considered our Licensee. For the avoidance of doubt, you are granted a revocable, non-transferable license for personal, non-commercial use only, limited to you only. 

This means you may view, download, print, email and use one copy of individual pages of the Program and Content for your own personal purposes or your own internal business use only.

You may not republish, reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, display, disclose, distribute to friends, family, your clients, or customers, or any other third party, or otherwise use any material from the Program or Content for commercial purposes or in any way that earns you or any third-party money (other than by applying them internally in your own business). By downloading, printing, or otherwise using the Program or Content for personal use you in no way assume any ownership rights of the Content – it is still Company property.  Any unauthorized use of any materials found in the Program or Content shall constitute infringement.

You must receive the Company’s written permission before using any of the Program or Content for your own commercial use or before sharing with others.

You will have access to any Program materials found within the Coaching Catalyst monthly membership program, provided your account is in good standing, for as long as the Company continues to host and provide access to the Content you have purchased.

Please note that Company, in its sole right and discretion, may temporarily suspend or terminate your access in the Program at any time, without providing notice to you, if in Company’s discretion you have violated these TOU in any way or has failed to make payment.

The Company’s coaching calls and live events will be recorded and may be made available to Program participants.

However, in Company’s sole right and discretion, Company may refuse to present or provide any Program participant with the live coaching call and live event recordings. Company’s potential changes referenced above do not pose as grounds for a participant to receive a refund and any request for a refund on this basis will be denied.

Recorded live coaching calls and live event recordings are considered Content and therefore, may not be downloaded, shared, displayed, distributed, copied, sold, duplicated, reproduced, used, or republished.

Your use of any materials found in Program or Content other than that expressly authorized in this TOU or by a separate written assignment, is not permitted (“Unauthorized Use”). You agree to pay liquidated damages of five (5) times the total fees paid for the Program in the event of your Unauthorized Use, or a minimum of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) if you did not pay fees for the Program, in addition to any legal or equitable remedies the Company may be entitled to pursue.  This is not a penalty but an agreed liquidated damages charge for the Unauthorized Use.     

You agree that any violation or threatened violation of the Intellectual Property Rights terms in this TOU would cause irreparable injury to the Company that may not be adequately compensated by damages, entitling the Company to obtain injunctive relief, without bond, in addition to all legal remedies.

By posting or submitting any material during the Program such as comments, posts, photos, designs, graphics, images or videos or other contributions, you are representing to the Company that you are the owner of all such materials, and you are at least eighteen (18) years old. You are also granting the Company, and anyone authorized by the Company, an unlimited, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, unrestricted, worldwide license to use, copy, modify, transmit, sell, exploit, create derivative works from, distribute, and/or publicly perform or display your contributions, in whole or in part, in any manner or medium, now known or developed in the future, for any purpose, and granting the Company the right to make it part of the Company’s current or future Program and Content. This right includes granting the Company proprietary rights or intellectual property rights under any relevant jurisdiction without any further permission from you or compensation by the Company to you.  You acknowledge that the Company has the right but not the obligation to use any contributions from you and that the Company may elect to cease the use of any such contributions in the Program or in our Content at any time for any reason.

You also consent to photographs, videos, and/or audio recordings, including teleconference calls, webinars, or other communications, that may be made by the Company during the Program that may contain you, your voice and/or your likeness. In the Company’s sole discretion, we reserve the right to use these photographs, videos, and or/audio recordings and/or any other materials submitted by you to the Company or created by the Company in connection with your participation in any Program, without compensation to you at any time, now or at any time in the future.

You also grant the Company, and anyone authorized by the Company, the right to use your likeness and identify you as the author and individual depicted in any comments, posts, photos, images, videos, or other contributions created by you or the Company, or by name, email address, or screen name, for any purposes, including commercial purposes and advertising. You acknowledge that we have the right but not the obligation to use any contributions from you and that we may elect to cease the use of any such contributions in the Program or in our Content at any time for any reason.

This means you give the Company permission to use anything you submit or post in the Program or any third-party forum or website operated by the Company, or anything captured by you or the Company during your participation in the Program, including images in which your face is visible and recognizable or your full name.   

If you wish to use any of the Content, or any other intellectual property or property belonging to the Company, you should request permission in writing BEFORE you use the Content by sending an e-mail to

If you are granted permission by the Company, you agree to use the specific Content that the Company allows and only in the ways for which the Company has given you its written permission. If you choose to use the Content in ways that the Company does not specifically give you written permission, you agree now that you will be treated as if you had copied, duplicated and/or stolen such Content from the Company, and you consent to immediately stop using such Content and to take whatever actions as the Company may request and by the methods and in the time frame that the Company prescribes to protect its intellectual property and ownership rights in the Program and Content.

The coaching relationship is co-creative, meaning that the coaches and you are equal partners in the coaching process.

The Program is a “pitch free zone.” You agree you will not pitch, promote, market, or sell any other products, groups, programs, or events to Program participants on any Company website or third-party forums operated by the Company, whether or not officially sanctioned, owned, or operated by the Company. This means you agree not to form, or ask Program participants to join, “shadow” groups on social media or any other platform, or in-person meetups, based on interests or locality. You agree you will not invite Program participants to participate in events, such as a meetup, seminar, mastermind, or program, without first receiving approval from the Company. You agree not to market, promote, or sell products or services such as coaching services and/or programs, coaching masterminds, online programs, live-events, or other products or services to Program participants, unless you are authorized or requested to do so by the Company.

This provision of these TOU shall survive the termination of this TOU.

Please choose carefully the materials that you upload to, submit to, or embed on any website operated by the Company and any third-party forums operated by the Company. Any material you post on the Company’s website or in any third-party forums operated by the Company may become public.

You are responsible for your material and for any liability that may result from the material you post. You participate, comment, and post material at your own risk. Any communication by you on the Company’s website and any third-party forums operated by the Company, whether by leaving a comment, participating in a chat, public or private forum, or other interactive service, must be respectful. You may not communicate or submit any content or material that is abusive, vulgar, threatening, harassing, knowingly false, defamatory, or obscene or otherwise in violation of any law or the rights of others.  You agree to post comments or other material only one time.

You are strictly forbidden from the following:

If, in the Company’s sole discretion, your conduct violates these TOU in any way, you agree that the Company may immediately and permanently terminate your participation in the Program and your access to the Content. without refund.

The Company, in its discretion, may delete or modify, in whole or part, any post, comment or submission to the Company’s and any third-party forums operated by the Company. The Company does not, however, have any obligation to monitor posts, comments, or material submitted by third parties. 

The Company neither endorses nor makes any representations as to the truthfulness or validity of any third-party posts, comments, or material on the Company website or any third-party forums operated by the Company. The Company shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage caused by third-party posts, comments, or materials on the Company website and any third-party forums operated by the Company.

The Company has created a community that is a safe and judgment-free space for connection, conversation, learning, and growth. Within the Company’s community is the baseline expectation that all participants will treat one another with respect while bringing encouragement and consideration to all participants.

The Company’s community guidelines are as follows:

The Company may also post separate rules regarding your behavior in any online community or forum, whether hosted on the Company’s website or a third-party website (such as, which may be updated from time to time. You agree that you are bound by those rules, and they are expressly incorporated into these TOU.

The Company is not legally bound to keep your information confidential. You acknowledge that our communications are not covered by any doctor-patient privilege or other privilege.

You may use a screen name or pseudonym instead of your actual name for your participation in group coaching sessions and public posts on the 

You agree that the Company shall not be liable for the disclosure of any of your information by another Program participant. You agree to keep all information you learn about other Program participants, their businesses, or clients (as applicable), strictly confidential except in very rare circumstances where disclosure is required by law.

The Company may record coaching calls and share them in the Program, on the Website, or on third-party forums operated by the Company.

You agree you will not share any recorded coaching calls or third-party forum postings outside the private member areas of the Company’s website or any third-party forums operated by the Company, without permission. If the Company discovers you have done so without permission, this will be grounds for immediate termination of your access to the Program and Content you will not be issued a refund.

To access certain features of the Program, including any private membership areas, you may need a username and password. You agree to keep your username and password confidential. During the registration process for any service or product, you agree to provide true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself. If the Company has reasonable grounds to suspect that you have provided false information, shared your username and password with anyone else, or forwarded any non-public material from the Program to any other person, the Company has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Program or any Content, in whole or part, without refund. Any personally identifiable information you provide as part of the registration process is governed by the terms of the Company’s website Privacy Policy.

The Company respects and welcomes all Program participants to provide honest, truthful, and factual feedback, statements, comments, and testimonials, that are based in integrity, regarding their participant experience with the Company and the Program. The Company prohibits comments, feedback, statements, comments, and testimonials regarding their participant experience with the Company and the Program that: (1) contain confidential or private information which includes but is not limited to, the Company’s trade secrets; (2) are unrelated to the Company’s products or services; or (3) are clearly false or misleading.

The Company encourages all participants to reach out to to resolve any concerns participants may have about the Program.

If you participate in any live or in-person event as part of the Program, you agree to observe and obey all posted rules and warnings, to follow any instructions or directions given by the Company through its employees, representatives, or agents, and to abide by any decision of any Company staff or volunteers, or Company vendors or contractors, regarding your ability to safely participate in the Program. You agree to exhibit appropriate behavior at all times and to obey all local, state, and federal civil and criminal laws while participating in the Program. This includes, generally, respect for other people, equipment, facilities, or property. The Company may dismiss you, without refund, if your behavior endangers the safety of or negatively affects the Program or any person, facility, or property.

You consent to medical care and transportation in order to obtain treatment in the event of injury to you as Company, volunteers or medical professionals may deem appropriate. These TOU extend to any liability arising out of or in any way connected with the medical treatment and transportation provided in the event of an emergency and/or injury.

You agree that you will not consume alcohol prior to any part of the Program that involves physical exercise or activity or use any medicine or substance that will inhibit your mental or physical ability to safely participate in the Program.

If you choose to consume alcoholic beverages during any part of the Program, you must do so responsibly and only if you are over the age of twenty-one (21).

The Company is not responsible for any personal item or property that is lost, damaged or stolen at or during the Program.

You consent to and understand that in the event that Company hosts an in-person live event in a city or state that has a COVID-19 vaccination mandate, before gaining entry to the event as part of the Program, you must present proof of vaccination.

Valid proof of vaccination consists of provided a physical, digital or photocopy of your vaccination card.

In the event Company hosts an in-person, live event, as part of the Program, in a city or state that does not have a COVID-19 vaccination mandate, you understand and agree that you may be subject to Company’s COVID-19 testing and screening requirements. You understand and agree that before gaining entry to the live in-person event, you may be required to present proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at least 72 hours prior to the Event and you must voluntarily sign the Company’s COVID-19 Waiver and Indemnity Agreement.

The Company reserves the right in its sole discretion to refuse or terminate your access to the Program and Content, including any connect document like Google Doc, as well as private groups operated by the Company, in full or in part, at any time without notice. The Company may terminate your participation and access in the Program and Content at any time, without notice nor refund, if you breach any part of these TOU, or for any other reason in the Company’s sole right and discretion.

If you would like to cancel your access and participation in the Program, you must provide written notice to the Company at

In the event of cancellation or termination, you are no longer authorized to access the part of the Program or Content affected by such cancellation or termination and the refund policy detailed in paragraph 6 of these TOU will apply. The restrictions imposed on you in these TOU with respect to the Program and its Content will still apply now and in the future, even after termination by you or the Company.

If you have enrolled in a Promotional Offer and you cancel before attending the Program’s live event, you will not be entitled to a refund for any payments made but will not be obligated to make any remaining, additional, or future payments towards the Program after your cancellation.

In the event that the release and hold harmless provision is held unenforceable for any reason, you agree to limit any damages claimed to the total paid to the Company for the Program.

Security for all personally identifiable information is extremely important to the Company. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that there is an inherent risk in all forms of electronic communication, and communications between you and the Company may be unlawfully intercepted by third parties not under our control. The Company does not guarantee the security of any information transmitted via the Internet, telephone, video conference, or other electronic media. Any efforts you undertake to communicate with the Company are done at your own risk.

These TOU shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Wisconsin without giving effect to its conflict of laws. The nearest state and federal court to Waukesha County, Wisconsin shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any case or controversy arising from or relating to the Program or Content, including but not limited to the Privacy Policy or these TOU. By using the Program or Content, you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of these courts and consent irrevocably to personal jurisdiction in such courts and waive any defense of forum non conveniens. The prevailing party in any dispute between the parties arising out of or related to these TOU, whether resolved by negotiation, mediation, or litigation, shall be entitled to recover its attorneys’ fees and costs from the other party.

The Company controls and operates the Program from offices in the United States. The Company does not represent that materials in the Program are appropriate or available for use in other locations. People who choose to access the Program from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

You agree to defend, indemnify, release, and hold harmless the Company and any directors, officers, agents, contractors, partners, assigns, successors-in-interest and its and their employees from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs, debt and expenses (including but without limitation to attorney’s fees) arising from or in connection with: (i) your use of the Program or Content in violation of these TOU, (ii) any breach by you of these TOU or any representation and warranty made by you herein, (iii) any comment, post, or material you submit to the Company’s website or any third-party forum or website operated by the Company, (iv) your use of materials or features available in the Program or Content (except to the extent a claim is based upon infringement of a third-party right by materials created by the Company) or (v) a violation by you of applicable law or any agreement or terms with a third party to which you are subject.

You expressly agree that these TOU are intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the law of the State of Wisconsin. This release is not intended as an attempted release of claims of gross negligence or intentional acts by Releasees. This is the entire agreement of the parties and reflects a complete understanding of the parties with respect to the subject matter. This agreement supersedes all prior written and oral representations.

The Company shall not be deemed in breach of this TOU if the Company is unable to complete or provide all of the Program or any portion thereof by reason of fire, earthquake, labor dispute, act of God or public enemy, technical or electrical difficulties, epidemic, pandemic, death, illness or incapacity of the Company or any of its members, employees, contractors, or agents, any local, state, federal, national or international law, governmental order or regulation or any other event beyond Company’s control (collectively, “Force Majeure Event”). Upon occurrence of any Force Majeure Event, the Company shall give notice to Client of its inability to perform or of delay in completing or providing the Program and shall propose revisions to the schedule for completion of the Program or other accommodations or may terminate this TOU.

This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and the Company with respect to the Program, Content and Website and supersedes all prior, contemporaneous written or oral communications between you and the Company regarding the Program, Content and Website. If any part of the terms of this TOU is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed in a manner consistent with applicable law, to reflect, as closely as possible, the original intentions of the parties, and the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.  No waiver of any of the provisions of this TOU shall be deemed, or shall constitute, a waiver of any other provision, whether similar or not, nor shall any waiver constitute a continuing waiver. No waiver shall be binding unless executed in writing by the party making the waiver.

The Company may change, modify, or update these TOU at any time. Any access or use of the Program or Content by you after the Company publicly posts or distributes such changes shall constitute consent of such modifications. If you have any questions or concerns about these terms, contact

By clicking on the box when signing up for the Program, you are providing the electronic equivalent of your signature and assert that you have read, understood, and agreed to this entire document.  If you do not agree with these TOU, do not purchase or use the Program or Content.

Updated on December 22, 2023

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