PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS CAREFULLY
This document sets out the instructor terms for use of the EsotericTruths platform. Because this document represents our agreement with you about your use of our platform, please take the time to read this document.
We may, at our sole discretion, modify these Terms at any time. By accessing the Service at any time after such modifications, you are agreeing to such modifications. You should check these terms periodically to ensure that you comply with any possible updates.
You agree that by using our Services, you are agreeing to enter into a legally binding contract with EsotericTruths.com. If you do not agree to these Terms, do not use any of our Services.
EsotericTruths provides an open online marketplace designed to allow esoteric and spiritual teachers to publish, and sell courses content and coaching services to esotericTruths students. We have a team of marketers promoting your published courses.
When you publish a course on EsotericTruths, you retain all the rights to your content. You simply grant us a license to host your course and make it available to our students, and to advertise your course on our marketplace, social media channels, forums and third party services.
We need rules to keep our platform safe for you the instructor, us and our students. These terms apply to all your activities on the platform.
When publishing your courses and coaching at EsotericTruths, you agree with the following:
1. You warrant that you will publish only spiritual or esoteric related courses in the platform.
2. You warrant that you have the required expertise (including training, knowledge, and skill sets) to teach what you offer through your courses and coaching, and that you will at all times conduct yourself in a professional manner.
3. Unless you have permission from the rightful owner of the material, you warrant that you may not publish any content containing third party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third party proprietary rights.
4. You grant us the right to place advertisements on your content at our sole discretion.
5. You grant us the rights to use parts of your published content to promote your courses/coaching services in our social media channels, online forums and affiliates and paid advertisements. Therefore Including the the right to add captions to the media items being advertised when necessary.
6. You grant us the right to add any of your published courses to our membership plan, which makes your course accessible to all students on the membership plan.
7. In order to uphold the lifetime access guarantee with enrolled students, you may not delete or unpublish groups of course lectures in the original published course to reduce the amount of content.
8. Upon any termination your account and content may be deleted. Your content may still be available to enrolled students even if your account is terminated or suspended.
9. You agree that we will have no liability to you or any third party for termination of your account, removal of your content, or blocking of your access to our marketplace.
3. Data Policy
We do not expose our students personal information to instructors. Therefore there is no direct contact relationship with the student if not through the lecture comment section of the course and through your coaching services. You may however view the number of students enrolled to any of your courses.
You agree that you will not use any current communication means available in EsotericTruths with the student for any purpose other than providing your services to those students, and that you won't solicit additional personal data from the student.
4. Pricing and Payments
You set your own price for the course and EsotericTruths takes a 50% commission on purchase. We will provide you with a 30 days notice period via email If we change this payment rate .
You get paid monthly through PayPal. Therefore you must save or update the correct PayPal email address in your instructor account.
Membership subscription revenue
We (at Esoterictruths) provide a membership subscription plan to our students. Students pay a monthly or annual fee which includes unlimited access to our current courses. That means your published course on EsotericTruths is accessible to all students who are on the membership plan.
We compensate instructors with $0.50/month per membership student, as long as our membership students are watching a minimum of 30 total minutes across all of your published courses each month. If you fall under the 30 total minutes watch threshold, our compensation to you will drop to $0.30/month per membership student.
And so the more interesting courses you publish the more membership students will spend time watching.
Also the more students we have on our membership plan, the more you keep earning.
These monthly compensations will run for a period of 12 months. EsotericTruths will review the instructor courses value to the students and may renew the compensations.
Good quality course compensation
Earn up to $100 for each new course you publish to EsotericTruths.com Marketplace. This compensation amount depends on your course quality. A good quality course must give a good learning experience. That includes and not limited to the following criteria:
- Courses must have at least 30 minutes of video content and at least 5 lectures or learning modules (the more the better).
- A nice landing page with a honest, well-written course description displaying introduction video's or high quality images (and testimonials if you have any).
- And just as a bonus although optional, additional teaching tools (like assignments, quizzes, etc) can be added to create a rich learning experience for students
- Good audio sound and which syncs to video
- No promotional links redirecting the student away from the platform
All payment will be made within 30 days of the end of the month in which (a) we receive the fee for a course or (b) the relevant course consumption occurred. Except for good quality compensation payments which may be made early any day within the 30 days after course published.
5. Student Refunds
You agree that students have the right to receive a refund. Instructors will not receive any revenue from transactions for which a refund has been granted.
We reserve the right to deduct the amount of the refund from the next payment sent to the instructor, in the case where a student asks for a refund after we have already paid the instructor.
6. Trust and Safety
You agree to respect the rules set by EsotericTruhs to avoid warnings and possible termination of use of our services.
We reserve the right to remove courses, suspend payouts, and/or ban instructors for any reason at any time, without prior notice, especially for the following cases
- Redirecting students away from the platform by selling or promoting services students can't find in EsotericTruths.
- Disrespecting students and the EsotericTruths staff.
- Asking for personal information
- Publishing unoriginal content as your own.
We also understand that we all mistakes and so we will make an effort not to apply suspensions or banning's unreasonably. When we suspect a violation we will first send a warning. Should many more violations or complains raise, we may apply a sequence of suspensions, then escalate to banning in worse cases.
7. Deleting Your Account
Except for sudden termination of your account caused by terms violation. Your account may only be deleted upon your request. We'll make reasonable efforts to make any remaining payments that are owed to you before deleting your account. Understand that if you have students enrolled in your courses, your name and published content will remain accessible to those students after your account is deleted. No new enrollment or purchase will be possible to your courses.
8. EsotericTruths Rights
EsotericTruths reserves the following rights:
If we identify an instructor's account associated with behavior that we deem to be in violation of our rules, we have the right to remove the account from our platform at any time, without prior notice, at our sole discretion.
We have the right to unpublish, remove, or suspend any course, posted comment at any time and for any reason.
We have the right to change our eligibility criteria at any time. If these things are prohibited by law in your country, then we revoke your right to use EsotericTruths in that jurisdiction.