Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions (the “Terms and Conditions”) govern the use of https://theshamanicandpsychotherapeuticacademy.com/ (the “Site”). This Site is owned and operated by Geraldine Walsh & Gerard McNevin. This site is a service and sales site.

By using this Site, you indicate that you have read and understand these Terms and Conditions and agree to abide by them at all times.

By using this website you will be deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions. Please note that this website is owned and operated by The Wise Owl Academy Ltd and that references to “we”, “us” and “our” mean The Wise Owl Academy Ltd.

Copyright in this website and the information set out on it belongs to us and/or our licensors and may not be copied, transmitted or reproduced without our prior consent. All copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices must be left intact. Save as otherwise specified, the contents of all the pages contained in this website are copyright of The Wise Owl Academy Ltd or its licensors.

Reproduction of part or all of the contents of the pages in any form is prohibited other than in accordance with the following permissions:

  • You are granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable licence solely for the purpose of using this website and any services available on this website.
  • You may make one electronically stored, transient copy of these pages of this website for the exclusive purpose of on-line viewing.
  • You may make one hard copy of these pages for exclusively, non-commercial purposes.

Save whether otherwise specified, the author(s) of the literary and artistic work set out in the pages contained in this website has/have asserted his/her/their moral rights to be identified as the author of these works.

This licence does not permit incorporation of the material or any part of it in any other work or publication, whether in hardcopy or electronic or any other form. In particular (but without limitation) no part of this website may be distributed or copied for any commercial purpose.

No part of this website may be reproduced on or transmitted to or stored in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval.

You warrant that you will use this website in accordance with all the terms and conditions applying to such use and you agree to indemnity The Wise Owl Academy Ltd for any liability accruing to The Wise Owl Academy Ltd

This website is established in Ireland in accordance with the laws of Ireland and will be governed by the laws of that country. When you use the website, you accept that your use of the website and any information on the website will also be governed by the laws of Ireland and if any claim or dispute arises from your use of the website or any information on it, you agree that the Irish Courts will have non-exclusive jurisdiction over all such claims or disputes.

The use of this website or the distribution of information on this website may be restricted by local law or regulation in certain jurisdictions. As such, this website is not intended for use, nor is the information intended for distribution, in such jurisdictions. Therefore, the persons accessing this website should inform themselves about and observe any such restrictions.

No third party is permitted to link any other website to this website without obtaining The Owl Academy Ltd.’s prior consent.

Please note that the sending of personal information via e-mail over the Internet may not be secure and can be intercepted by third parties or incorrectly delivered. You should not divulge confidential or personal information over the Internet unless you are using secure or encrypted communications technology.

The contents of this website including these terms and conditions are subject to change by us without notification to you. We accept no responsibility or liability for keeping the information in this website up to date or for any failure to do so.

Additional terms and conditions regarding online courses and sales

Intellectual Property

All content published and made available on our website is the property of The Wise Owl Academy Ltd. This includes, but is not limited to images, text, logos, documents, downloadable files and anything that contributes to the composition of our website.

Acceptable Use

As a user of our website, you agree to use our website legally, not to use our website for illegal purposes, and not to:

  • Harass or mistreat other users of our Site;
  • Violate the rights of other users of our Site;
  • Violate the intellectual property rights of the Site owners or any third party to the Site;
  • Hack into the account of another user of the Site;
  • Act in any way that could be considered fraudulent; or
  • Post any material that may be deemed inappropriate or offensive.

If we believe you are using our Site illegally or in a manner that violates these Terms and Conditions, we reserve the right to limit, suspend or terminate your access to our Site. We also reserve the right to take any legal steps necessary to prevent you from accessing our Site.


When you create an account on our Site, you agree to the following:

  1. You are solely responsible for your account and the security and privacy of your account, including passwords or sensitive information attached to that account; and
  2. All personal information you provide to us through your account is up to date, accurate, and truthful and that you will update your personal information if it changes.

We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your account if you are using our Site illegally or if you violate these Terms and Conditions.

Sale of Goods And Services

These Terms and Conditions govern the sale of goods and services available on our Site.

We are under a legal duty to supply goods that match the description of the good(s) you order on our Site.

The following services are available on our Site:

  • Courses

The services will be paid for in full when the services are ordered.

These Terms and Conditions apply to all the goods and services that are displayed on our Site at the time you access it. This includes all products listed as being out of stock. All information, descriptions, or images that we provide about our goods and services are as accurate as possible. However, we are not legally bound by such information, descriptions, or images as we cannot guarantee the accuracy of all goods and services we provide. You agree to purchase goods and services from our Site at your own risk.

We reserve the right to modify, reject or cancel your order whenever it becomes necessary. If we cancel your order and have already processed your payment, we will give you a refund equal to the amount you paid. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor your payment instrument to verify receipt of any refund.


Your subscription does not automatically renew. You will be notified before your next payment is due and must authorise that payment in order for your subscription to continue.


We accept the following payment methods on our Site:

  • Credit Card; and
  • PayPal.

When you provide us with your payment information, you authorise our use of and access to the payment instrument you have chosen to use. By providing us with your payment information, you authorise us to charge the amount due to this payment instrument.

If we believe your payment has violated any law or these Terms and Conditions, we reserve the right to cancel or reverse your transaction.

Shipping and Delivery

When you purchase goods from our Site, the goods will be delivered through one of the following methods:

  • Standard post.

Delivery will take place as soon as reasonably possible, depending on the delivery method selected. Delivery times may vary due to unforseen circumstances. Please note that delivery times do not include weekends and bank holidays.

You will be required to pay delivery charges in addition to the price for the goods you purchase.

You are required to provide us with a complete and accurate delivery address, including the name of the recipient. We are not liable for the delivery of your goods to the wrong address or wrong person as a result of you providing us with inaccurate or incomplete information.

Right to Cancel and Receive Reimbursement

If you are a customer living in the United Kingdom or the European Union you have the right to cancel your contract to purchase goods and services from us within 14 days without giving notice. The cancellation period:

To exercise your right to cancel you must inform us of your decision to cancel within the cancellation period. To cancel, contact us by email at thewiseowlacademyltd@gmail.com  or by post at 26 Frederick Street South, Dublin 2

Effects of Cancellation

If you cancel your contract with us and goods have already been sent to you, then you must return the goods to us as soon as possible after informing us of your decision to cancel. You will be responsible for the cost of returning the goods. We will not be responsible for any damage or loss to the goods that occurs before they are returned to us, including while the goods are in transit.

If you cancel your contract with us, we will reimburse to you all payments we received from you under the contract, including the costs of delivery, except for any supplementary delivery charges resulting from your choice of a delivery type other than the least expensive type of standard delivery that we offer. Please note that we are permitted by law to reduce your reimbursement to reflect any reduction in the value of the goods that was caused by handling other than what is necessary to establish the nature, characteristics, and functioning of the goods.

We will provide the reimbursement without undue delay and no later than the earlier of 14 days after we receive back from you any goods supplied or 14 days after you provide proof that you have returned the goods. If no goods were supplied, then we will provide the reimbursement no later than 14 days after the day we were informed of your decision to cancel.

If you requested the performance of services begin during the cancellation period, you are required to pay us an amount which is in proportion to what has been performed until you have communicated to us your decision to cancel this contract. We will reimburse to you any amount you have paid above this proportionate payment.

If you provide express consent to the supply of digital content during the cancellation period and acknowledge that your right to cancel the contract is lost by the supply of digital content during the cancellation period, you will no longer have a right to cancel the contract.

We will make the reimbursement using the same form of payment as you used for the initial purchase unless you have expressly agreed otherwise. You will not incur any fees because of the reimbursement.

This right to cancel and to reimbursement is not affected by any return or refund policy we may have.


We provide refunds for services sold on our Site as follows:

Twenty one days notice required before an individual decides to leave our 12 month training program.

Exclusive Material

This website information and the Course material is the intellectual property of and owned by The Wise Owl Academy Ltd, including logo and all copyrights. You do not have permission to share, sell or publish or modify or exploit any of the Wise Owl Academy Ltd material. We reserve the right to cease communications and take recourse to legal action with anyone infringing these rights.

Data Controllers 

Geraldine Walsh and Gerard McNevin, the directors of The Wise Owl Academy, are the Data Controllers of the site and pledge never to share your customer details with any third parties. They also promise to endeavour to preserve and protect your personal information. However please do be aware that any data you send to The Wise Owl Academy is at your own risk.

Trainee Course Material

Our training material is highly confidential and you alone are responsible for the storage so there is no unauthorised usage. This recorded material is personal to you and you may not allow any other person to see or use it. If there ever is a breach of this, you must notify us immediately.

Consumer Protection Law

Where the Sale of Goods and Supply of Services Act 1980, or any other consumer protection legislation in your jurisdiction applies and cannot be excluded, these Terms and Conditions will not limit your legal rights and remedies under that legislation. These Terms and Conditions will be read subject to the mandatory provisions of that legislation. If there is a conflict between these Terms and Conditions and that legislation, the mandatory provisions of the legislation will apply.

Limitation of Liability

The Directors, officers, agents, employees, subsidiaries, and affiliates will not be liable for any actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses including legal fees from your use of the Site.


Except where prohibited by law, by using this Site you indemnify and hold harmless, the directors, officers, agents, employees, subsidiaries, and affiliates from any actions, claims, losses, damages, liabilities and expenses including legal fees arising out of your use of our Site or your violation of these Terms and Conditions.

Applicable Law

These Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of Ireland.

Additional Terms

When an agreement and payment is made for both products or services with our business, the client/customer is entering a contract in which they have agreed through the direction and information provided to pay a fee for a service or product. Payments will not be refunded other than through a faulty product being received or service provided outside the explanation as to what the service states it is..


If at any time any of the provisions set forth in these Terms and Conditions are found to be inconsistent or invalid under applicable laws, those provisions will be deemed void and will be removed from these Terms and Conditions. All other provisions will not be affected by the removal and the rest of these Terms and Conditions will still be considered valid.


These Terms and Conditions may be amended from time to time in order to maintain compliance with the law and to reflect any changes to the way we operate our Site and the way we expect users to behave on our Site. We will notify users by email of changes to these Terms and Conditions or post a notice on our Site.

Terms & Conditions Changes

We may replace or modify these at any time at our discretion. If there is a major change, we will notify you prior to this. Then you may choose whether or not to continue to utilise our services.

Contact Details

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns. Our contact details are as follows:

By Phone: 087 920 6222
By E-mail: tsapacademy@gmail.com

The Wise Owl Academy
26 Frederick Street South
Dublin 2

You can also contact us through the feedback form available on our Site.

Privacy Policy

We ask that you read this privacy notice carefully as it contains important information on who we are, how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information, your rights in relation to your personal information and on how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint.

This Privacy Policy is updated from time to time; therefore, it should be reviewed occasionally.

The Wise Owl Academy Ltd collect, use and is responsible for certain personal information about you. When we do so, we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation which applies across the European Union (including Ireland) and we are responsible as ‘controller’ of that personal information for the purposes of those laws.

The Wise Owl Academy Ltd is fully committed to respecting and protecting your privacy in full compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This pertains to how and why we collect your personal information and states that we, at The Wise Owl Academy Ltd, must maintain this information in a secure and confidential manner.


Most websites use cookies in order to improve the visitor experience by enabling that website to ‘remember’ you, either for the duration of your visit (using a ‘session cookie’) or for repeat visits (using a ‘persistent cookie’). Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting (‘first party cookies’) or they may be set by other websites who run content on the page you are viewing (‘third party cookies’). Our website uses cookies and, by continuing to use this website we assume you agree to their use.

There are instances where we may use cookies to gather information regarding our services in a mathematical collection for our website. Any information collected will not have any identifying data. It is statistical data about our visitors and how they have used our site. No personal details will be shared that could identify you.

We may assemble information about your common internet use with a cookie file. When used, the cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. The cookie is stored on the hard drive, with transferred information. The data sought by the cookie helps us improve our website and any service offered to you.

Your browser has the ability to decline cookies. This is done by setting your browser options to decline all cookies. Note: if you do decline the download of cookies, some aspects of our site may not work or allow you access.


We use website analytics: Google and Awstats.

Personal Information

We collect personal information which you provide to us.  The purpose for which we collect this information is:

  • in order to offer and tailor our services to you.
  • to provide you with newsletters, course content and materials to which you have subscribed.
  • for promotional purposes including displaying photographs of our courses on our website and promotional literature.
  • to meet our regulatory obligations.
  • to protect both our interests.

The legal basis for the processing of this data is that the processing is necessary for us to provide services to you which you have requested and to which you have consented. 

Our legal basis for processing is also your consent (where we have sought it and you have provided it to us), in which case you can withdraw your consent at any time.

We share this data with our email service provider through which we send you emails. They may only process this data for the purpose of providing us with their services, and no other purpose.

We will only retain your personal information such as name, address, phone number and contact details as long as you are registered on a course with us or engaged with our website, however we do retain such data as is necessary for our accounting purposes for the period for which we are required to retain data under Irish revenue legislation.

Information Disclosure

Third Party disclosure may occur for the following reasons:

Selling any or all of our business to a third party may result in sharing your information.

At any time when we are legally required to we may disclose information about you and your visits to our sites.

To prevent fraud and help in fraud protection in order to reduce credit risk, we may disclose information.

Opt-In and Opt-Out

The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest in the administration and operation of our services as well as our legitimate interest in marketing and promoting our services. We will always include an unsubscribe button in our communications, so you can opt out of receiving such communications at any time.

If we choose to send a newsletter and engage a service provider to send our newsletter, we will share information such as your name and email address with a newsletter services provider who sends out our newsletters. This provider will not be permitted to use this data other than on our behalf.

We will retain this data until you withdraw your consent or unsubscribe.

As part of said training, we use mailchimp for our newsletters, paypal and strips to procure payment, zoom (or similar) for our conference calls, and an Instagram, Facebook youtube for social media interaction. You have the choice as to whether to engage with these multi-media on our various platforms. We will use the information you give us to send you our newsletters, blogs and vlogs as well as letting you know about any forthcoming products or services.

Security of Data

The Wise Owl Academy Ltd takes seriously its security obligations in respect of your personal data under the Data Protection Acts in order to prevent unauthorised access to, or alteration or destruction of personal data in our possession.

Rights of Access

You have the following rights under the GDPR, in certain circumstances and subject to certain exemptions, in relation to your personal data:

• the right to access the data – you have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we hold about you, together with other information about our processing of that personal data.

• the right to rectification- you have the right to request that any inaccurate data that is held about you is corrected, or if we have incomplete information you may request that we update the information such that it is complete.

• the right to erasure – you have the right to request us to delete personal data that we hold about you. This is sometimes referred to as the right to be forgotten.

• the right to restriction of processing or to object to processing – you have the right to request that we no longer process your personal data for particular purposes, or to object to our processing of your personal data for particular purposes.

To request your right to rectification and/or erasure, please write to us at The Wise Owl Academy, 26 Frederick Street South, Dublin 2 with proof of identification and an administration fee of € 25, by cheque or postal money order made payable to The Wise Owl Academy Ltd and A description of the specific personal data you wish rectified or erased. We do not accept access requests via telephone, e-mail or text message.

• Right to data portability – you have the right to request us to provide you, or a third party, with a copy of your personal data in a structured, commonly used machine readable format.

To request a copy of your personal data please write to us at The Wise Owl Academy, 26 Frederick Street South, Dublin 2 with proof of identification and an administration fee of € 25, by cheque or postal money order made payable to The Wise Owl Academy Ltd. We do not accept access requests via telephone, e-mail or text message.

If you are unhappy with how we process personal data, we ask you to contact us so that we can rectify the situation. You may lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. The Irish supervisory authority is the Data Protection Commission.

Keeping Your Personal Information Secure

We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.

This privacy policy applies to our course sales, marketing and customer actions. For full details please go to www.gdpr.ie


The information contained in this website is for information purposes only. Whilst every care has been taken in its preparation we do not make any warranties or representations as to its completeness, accuracy or reliability. Although we have made all reasonable efforts to ensure that all of the information on the Site is accurate at the time of inclusion, we do not represent that this is the case and it should not be relied upon as such.

We neither accept nor assume any responsibility to you in relation to the contents of this website. Access to and use of this website is at the users own risk and we do not represent or warrant the use of this website or any material downloaded from it will not cause damage to property, including but not limited to loss of data or computer virus infection.

In no event do we accept liability of any description including liability for negligence for any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the access, use or performance of this website or any of its contents.

We do not accept liability for any inaccuracies or omissions on this website. All implied warranties are excluded to the fullest extent permissible under law.

We reserve the right to update or alter the information on this website including these terms and conditions at any time without giving notice of the alterations. The Wise Owl Academy Ltd does not give any warranty of uninterrupted use of this website.

Third Party Links

Third party links may be discovered on our website. These third party links have their own privacy policy, which you agree to when you click on the link. We are not responsible, nor do we accept responsibility for third party links. Our liability covers us only on our site, and thus we do not accept liability for third party links as we have no control over them.

You will ensure that your use of this website complies with all applicable laws and regulations, including but not limited to those principles of law which protect against compromise of copyrights, trade secrets, proprietary information and other intellectual property rights, liable or defamation of character, invasion of privacy or tortious interference.

No data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Whilst we strive to protect such information we do not warrant and cannot ensure the security of any information which you transmit to us. Accordingly, any information which you transmit to us is transmitted at your own risk. Nevertheless, once we receive your transmission, we will take reasonable steps to preserve the security of such information.

You agree not to post or publish any offensive, defamatory or unlawful material that could encourage or constitute a criminal offence, civil liability or violation of any law.

The Wise Owl Academy Ltd reserves the right to monitor or review the contents of the website but are not obliged to do so and assume no liability or responsibility for the contents therein.

The Wise Owl Academy Ltd reserves the right to remove any materials posted to the website at its absolute discretion.

The Wise Owl Academy Ltd may disclose your identity to relevant parties to aid any investigation.

You warrant that the information you enter on this website is accurate and you indemnify us in respect of any damage or legal costs arising out of any action taken against us in respect of the material posted by you.

Copyright – The copyright of the website and all materials contained within the website shall remain the property of Geraldine Walsh & Gerard McNevin.

The Wise Owl Academy Ltd