Engaging with the Gene Keys materials is a personal journey of investigation and exploration that should not be entered into lightly. The materials are designed for your inspiration. They are to be used with the understanding that the publisher is not engaged to render any type of psychological or other professional advice. The publisher shall not be liable for any physical, psychological, emotional, financial, or commercial damages. The content of the materials is the sole expression and opinion of its author(s), and not necessarily that of the publisher. No warranties or guarantees are expressed or implied by the publisher’s choice to include any of the content. You are fully responsible for your own choices and actions.
Thank you for respecting the dedicated work that went into these teachings, and refrain from publicly posting or sharing the course materials.
Terms and Conditions
for use of Gene Keys website
Welcome to genekeys.com
This page tells you the terms on which you may use our website genekeys.com, whether as registered user or guest. Please read carefully before use.
By using the site, you accept the terms and agree to them. If you don’t accept them, please don’t use the site.
In these Terms and Conditions “us”, “we” or “our” means Gene Keys Ltd; and “you” or “your” means the purchaser of one of our products/services and/or the user of the genekeys.com website.
2.Who We Are
genekeys.com is operated by Gene Keys Ltd, a UK Limited company registered in England under company number 10496695.
Some important details about us:
Our registered office is at: 13 Freeland Park, Wareham Road, Poole, BH16 6FA
Our VAT number is: GB367607371
3.Use of the Site
You have permission for temporary use of the site, but we can withdraw or change our service at any time.
You must treat all identification codes, passwords and other security information as confidential. If we think you have failed to keep confidentiality, we are allowed to disable any security information (including your passwords and codes).
You agree to follow our Acceptable Use Policy.
If you allow anyone else to use our site with your login, they are also subject to the terms & conditions here.
Only use the site as allowed by law and these terms. If you don’t, we may suspend your usage, or stop it completely.
We frequently update the site and make changes to it, but we don’t have to do this, and material on the site may be out-of-date. No material on the site is intended to contain advice, and you shouldn’t rely on it. We exclude all legal responsibility and costs for reliance placed on the site by anyone.
By using the site, you agree to us handling this information and confirm that data you provide is accurate.
If you order goods or services from us through the site, your order will take place under our Terms and Conditions of Supply.
4.Intellectual Property Rights
We are the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the site (for example the copyright and any rights in the designs) and in any of the material posted on it. They are protected by copyright.
You are allowed to print and download extracts of any page on the site for your personal reference, but not for commercial use without a licence from us. You must not alter anything, or use any illustrations, video, audio or photographs separately from the text that goes with them.
If you breach these terms, you lose your right to use our site, and must destroy or return any copies you have made.
Regarding Integral Human Design (IHD) Copyright
Integral Human Design (IHD) is a major long-term project of Richard Rudd, Werner Pitzal and others. The IHD material is central for the evolution of this project that will be released in 2025.
The IHD brand and associated materials are copyrighted and unavailable for professional use, except for people who completed a full IHD training with Laura Pitzal-Bluma and Werner Pitzal in the past. IHD terms and keynotes relate to the Bodygraph and include any images and words used to the describe the IHD centers, circuits (streams of consciousness), and channels (specializations) in the spectrum of shadow – gift (potential) – siddhi (essence). The IHD keynotes are only available for your personal contemplations and inspirations. They cannot be used for products, publications, courses, online courses, mentorship programs (or the like) that are based on these IHD keynotes or contain them.
Some IHD materials are displayed as resources on genekeys.com and on integralhumandesign.net but are still held within the copyright and cannot be remixed or repurposed in any outside context without expressed and written permission by Richard Rudd or Werner Pitzal.
5.Our Legal Responsibility to You
We do not guarantee the accuracy of material on our site. As far as legally possible, we exclude legal responsibility for the following:
Any loss to you arising from use of our site
Loss of income, profit, business, data, contracts, goodwill or savings.
We also exclude, as far as legally possible, all terms and warranties or promises implied by law or by statutes.
We don’t exclude legal responsibility for death or personal injury owing to our negligence, or legal responsibility for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or for anything else where exclusion is not allowed by the law.
6.Uploading to our Site
If you contact other users of our site or upload material to it, you must follow our Acceptable Use Policy, which sets out standards for usage. You agree to reimburse us for any costs or expenses we incur as a result of any breach of this term.
Material that you upload will be regarded as non-confidential and not owned. This means that we can copy it, distribute it, and show it to other people for any purpose. You agree that if anyone else claims to own the material, or says that it breaches their rights, we can give them your identity.
We won’t be legally responsible to anybody for the accuracy of material that you upload to the site, and we can remove it at any time if we think it doesn’t follow our Acceptable Use Policy.
If you do anything which is a criminal offence under a law called the Computer Misuse Act 1990, your right to use the site will end straightaway. We will report you to the relevant authorities and give them your identity.
Examples of computer misuse include introducing viruses, worms, Trojans and other technologically harmful or damaging material.
You mustn’t try to get access to our site or server or any connected database or make any ‘attack’ on the site. We won’t be legally responsible to you for any damage from viruses or other harmful material that you pick up via our site.
8.Links to Our Site
You are allowed to make a legal link to our website’s homepage from your website if the content on your site meets the standards of our Acceptable Use Policy. We can end this permission at any time.
You mustn’t suggest any endorsement by us or association with us unless we agree in writing.
9.Links From Our Site
Links from our site platform to other websites are for information only. We don’t control them and don’t accept responsibility for other websites or any materials found upon them or any loss you suffer from using them.
We change these terms from time to time and you must check them for changes because they are binding on you.
‘Gene Keys’ is our registered trademark.
12.1 The Parties will use their best efforts to negotiate in good faith and settle any dispute that may arise out of or relate to this Agreement or any breach of it.
12.2 If any such dispute cannot be settled amicably through ordinary negotiations between the Parties, or either or both is or are unwilling to engage in this process, either Party may propose to the other in writing that structured negotiations be entered into with the assistance of a fully accredited mediator before resorting to litigation.
12.3 Within 14 days of the appointment of the mediator, the Parties will meet with the mediator to agree the procedure to be adopted for the mediation, unless otherwise agreed between the parties and the mediator.
12.4 All negotiations connected with the relevant dispute(s) will be conducted in confidence and without prejudice to the rights of the Parties in any further proceedings.
12.5 If the Parties agree on a resolution of the dispute at mediation, the agreement shall be reduced to writing and, once signed by the duly authorised representatives of both Parties, shall be final and binding on them.
12.6 Any dispute shall not affect the Parties’ ongoing obligations under the Agreement.
12.7 The English courts have the only right to hear claims related to our site, and all disputes are governed by English law.
13. Forum Use
We expect all those who participate in our website forums to respect each other’s postings as confidential. We are not, however, able to guarantee that anything posted in our forums will be kept confidential by other users.
We are not responsible for the content or accuracy, or for any views expressed in any posts submitted by users. Any such views or content represent the views and values of the relevant user, and do not necessarily reflect our views and values.
14. Guided Meditations Disclaimer
You acknowledge and agree that when you participate in any of our guided Meditations, either live or pre-recorded, that we are not rendering professional advice of any kind to you personally, including without limitation, medical, psychological, emotional, relationship or personal growth advice, counselling, therapy, treatment or coaching but are merely providing general education and information to you about wellness topics. You acknowledge and agree that when participating in any of our guided Mediations, there is the possibility of physical injury and/or emotional distress, and you assume the risk and responsibility for any such results, and you agree that you are fully responsible for your own state of health, physical condition and wellbeing.
Please ensure that (1) you have no health or fitness problems (including, but not limited to, cardiac irregularities; spells of dizziness; high or low blood pressure; asthma or other breathing difficulty; diabetes; epilepsy or other condition); (2) you are not taking any medication which may affect your ability to safely participate in the Meditation and you do not do the Meditation under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol; and (3) please ensure that you are not pregnant as not all Meditation practices will be suitable for pregnant women.
Nothing in this disclaimer seeks to limit or exclude our liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence (including that of our employees, agents or sub-contractors), or for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
Prices listed in our website shop are in USD and include all taxes where applicable
16. Refund Policy
We understand these teachings may not be for everyone. If you are dissatisfied with your purchase of one of our online digital courses or the purchase of a place on one of our virtual retreats, you can cancel your purchase and request a refund up to 30 days from the date of your purchase (online digital course) or 30 days from the start of the retreat (virtual retreats). We may offer you the option of either a refund or a coupon to redeem in our web shop at a later date.
17. Change of Hosts on Virtual Retreats
On all our virtual retreats, we reserve the right to substitute any of our advertised hosts with others to hold and run the retreat at any point before or during the retreat.
18. Single Account Use
All participants are asked to purchase their own copy of our online courses and virtual retreats, and create their own separate unique logins. Only single use accounts will be eligible for future event pre-requisites, or other programme discounts and opportunities.
If you would like to purchase an online course for a friend or family member, you can use this product and send them a voucher code.
At the heart of the Gene Keys is the vision of Syntropy, Generosity, and Service with our Scholarship Programme to offer scholarships to those in financial need.
Upon completion of your course, you may refer to the content that you have learnt for the purposes of discussion and reflection. If you wish to guide others through the content you must first have purchased and completed our Guides Programme here. Any public reference you make to the content must not be attributed to us and you must inform the recipient(s) that your views are your own and are not consented to or agreed to by us. In the event that a claim is made against us by a third party as a result of a public reference or disclosure of the content, you hereby indemnify us and hold us harmless in relation to any and all losses incurred including the reimbursement of legal fees.
20.1 This disclaimer applies to all our materials, in whatever format they appear:
Engaging with the Gene Keys materials is a personal journey of investigation and exploration that should not be entered into lightly. The materials are designed for your inspiration. They are to be used with the understanding that the publisher is not engaged to render any type of psychological or other professional advice. The publisher shall not be liable for any physical, psychological, emotional, financial, or commercial damages. The content of the materials is the sole expression and opinion of its author, and not necessarily that of the publisher. All the presenters / hosts on any of our live events speak in their own name, and not that of the publisher. No warranties or guarantees are expressed or implied by the publisher’s choice to include any of the content. You are fully responsible for your own choices and actions.
21. Contact Us
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to contact us about any issues.
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute, controversy, proceedings or claim between us relating to this disclaimer shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.