Terms & Conditions

We are glad to have you as a part of our cohort. To ensure that you and your fellow members of the Stoa School community have a fulfilling experience, we have set out the following terms, conditions, rules, and guidelines. Please take a moment to acquaint yourself with these terms, conditions, rules, and guidelines (hereinafter referred to as the “T&Cs”).

The T&Cs governs Your participation in the programs offered by Questo Wellbeing Private Limited (collectively the “Programs”) and sets out the rules governing Your interaction with the Stoa community. Questo Wellbeing Private Limited (hereinafter referred to as “Questo”, “we”, “us”) is a company registered under the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and having its registered office at Krushna Colony, Near MSEB Colony, Jail Road, Nashik Road, Nashik, India, 422101 and is engaged in provision of Programs through the Stoa School. Any reference to Questo shall also include a reference to the Stoa School.

As a member of the cohort or a guest in the Stoa Community (“Fellow”/ “You” which shall mean and include any natural or legal person who has registered, enrolled for the Programs, or has gained access to the Programs or Stoa community) You understand that we provide the Programs through various communities, groups and meetings that are held on third party platforms, applications and websites as may be communicated by Questo from time to time (“Stoa Community”). The activities undertaken in the Stoa Community are bound also by these T&C. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Programs if you violate these T&Cs. We also reserve the right to bar, restrict or suspend any Fellow's access to any Stoa community at any time for any reason.

You agree to be bound by these T&Cs. If you do not agree to all the T&Cs, then you may not avail the Programs offered by Questo.

These T&Cs form a legal and binding agreement between You and Questo and is made pursuant to the terms of the Information Technology Act, 2000. As long as You comply with these T&Cs, we grant You a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to be part of the Stoa community and avail the Programs. By impliedly or expressly accepting these T&Cs, You also accept and agree to be bound by policies of Questo including but not limited to the Privacy Policy as amended from time to time which form a part of these T&Cs by reference.

By joining the Stoa Community and joining a Program offered by us, you agree that you have read and will follow these T&Cs. We offer you a safe space and a great opportunity to join likeminded individuals, participate in numerous activities and discussions and become a part of a larger community. If You have questions pertaining to the T&Cs, You can contact us at apply@stoaschool.com.

Acceptance of T&Cs

  1. A prerequisite for participating in the Programs and obtaining access to the Stoa Communities is the acceptance of this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy shall apply to all users that join the Programs or Stoa Communities. You grant your consent to be bound by the terms of this Privacy Policy by:
    Joining the Programs or Stoa Communities as per the Terms of Use;
    submitting any information to Questo;
    by participating as part of a Program or on any Stoa Communities
  2. When you also consent to allowing us to periodically send emails about new products, special offers or other information, which you may find interesting and in line with your interests. If you do not wish to receive promotional information from us, you can, at any time, choose to opt out of receiving such promotional communications by following the process mentioned in the promotional communication.
  3. During your continued participation in a Program, we may need to send routine communications to you and other administrative messages through email and notifications posted on the Stoa Communities or through other means available, including text and other forms of messaging. You agree to receive our phone calls related to your participation in the Program or Stoa Community or any other mode of communication as may be deemed appropriate.
  4. You must ensure to provide us with the correct or up-to-date personal information at the time of registration for the Programs. This will allow us to contact you for further correspondences with respect to the Program. We are not responsible for any inaccurate information you provide to us, which may affect your experience on the Program and Stoa Communities.
  5. If, at any time, you want to access, update, modify or eliminate any information provided by you during the onboarding process or which is part of any profile maintained by Questo, you may do so by writing to us at cohortops@stoaschool.com with a request for updating, modifying or deleting any information shared by you.
  6. We may, in future, request other optional information from you in order to provide a better experience for you on the Program

Community Rules

  1. While participating in the Program you will provide Questo with certain personal information which are required as part of the onboarding process for a Program or for any other purposes as Questo may intimate from time to time. The term “personal information” means any information that relates to a natural person, which, either directly or indirectly, in combination with other information available with Questo, is capable of identifying the person concerned and includes amongst other things age, phone number, email id, location etc. You may also share certain “sensitive personal information” which includes within its ambit personal information of any individual relating to financial information such as bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details; physical, physiological and mental health condition; sexual orientation; medical records and history; any detail relating to the above as provided to or received by Questo for processing or storage. Any data that is freely available to the public or made available to Questo through public sources or by way of right to information will not be considered as sensitive personal information. We do not knowingly ask for sensitive personal information on the Stoa Communities, and Fellows should not disclose any sensitive personal information on the Stoa Communities. Questo shall have no liability for any information uploaded on Stoa Communities by the Fellows on their own. While using Stoa Communities you shall also be bound by the terms and conditions of the privacy policy of the respective Stoa Community. Please ensure that you read through the said privacy policy before submitting any sensitive personal information to a third party on Stoa Communities. All information upload by a user shall be deemed to be uploaded in compliance of all applicable laws.
  2. Questo has implemented reasonable security practices and procedures that are commensurate with the information assets being protected and with the nature of our business. While we try our best to provide security that is commensurate with the industry standards, because of the inherent vulnerabilities of the internet, we cannot ensure or warrant complete security of all information that is being transmitted to us by you. However, Questo will take all reasonable measures to ensure that your information is not modified or used for any unauthorised purposes.
  3. You have the right to request for edits, modifications or deletion of any personal or sensitive personal information provided to Questo. When editing or deleting personal information shared by you at your request, we may ask you to verify your identity before we can act on your request. However, we do not assure that we will delete all residual copies and archives made by any third party service providers without our knowledge and consent.
  4. During the course of participation in the Program the following information may be collected from you:
    a. Name
    b. Gender
    c. Date of birth
    d. Email Address
    e. Phone number
    f. Link to Your LinkedIn profile
    g. Twitter profile
    h. Work Profile
    i. Annual Salary
    j. Current Designation
    k. Financial Information (including details for payments)
    l. Residential Address
  5. Questo may also keep records of telephone calls received and made to their personnel for regarding the Program and your enrolment and onboarding in the Program as well as recordings of calls and sessions conducted on any Stoa Community.
  6. The Stoa Communities may enable users to communicate with other users or third-party service providers to post information to be accessed by others, whereupon other users may collect such data. Questo hereby expressly disclaims any liability for any misuse of such information that is made available by Fellows on Stoa Communities in such a manner.
  7. Questo shall not be responsible in any manner for the authenticity of the personal information or sensitive personal information supplied by the user to Questo. If a user provides any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete (or becomes untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete), or Questo has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Questo has the right to suspend access to Stoa Communities or the Program.

Violation of T&Cs and Cohort Rules

  1. Questo will collect and retain your personally identifiable information only to the extent that it is necessary to fulfill our services to you and for regulatory purposes. Any personal information submitted by you to Questo or collected by us will be used only for the purposes mentioned below:
    a. for onboarding of the Fellow as part of the Program
    b. to carry out our obligations arising in relation to the Programs;
    c. To improve the Program's functionality, and to customise your experience with us;
  2. To communicate with you about the Program and Stoa Communities;
  3. To verify your identity and perform checks to prevent fraud;
  4. Non-personally identifiable information, exclusively owned by Questo may be used in an aggregated or non-personally identifiable form for internal research, statistical analysis and business intelligence purposes, and Questo may sell or otherwise transfer such research, statistical or intelligence data in an aggregated or non-personally identifiable form to third parties and affiliates;
  5. Dealing with grievances, complaints and queries raised by the users or other Fellows
  6. Ensuring that the provisions of the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy are complied with by all users.

Stoa Community

Questo in the course of providing access to the Programs or Stoa Communities may need to disclose/ transfer certain personal information to third parties for the purposes mentioned in this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use or as may be required for the use of Stoa Communities. The parties to whom such information may be disclosed include:

To the third-party service providers. Any information that a user may provide on a Stoa Community may be subject to the Stoa Communities own privacy policies;

to our payment service partners and websites;

To our affiliates in India or in other countries who may use and disclose your information for the same purposes as us;

To our employees for the purpose of ensuring that the Program is made available to you, subject to the fact that our employees shall be bound by obligations of confidentiality;

To government institutions/ authorities to the extent required a) under the laws, rules, and regulations and/ or under orders of any relevant judicial or quasi-judicial authority; b) for the purposes of prevention, investigation and prosecution of cyber incidents; c) for reporting any offences committed by users; iv) to protect and defend the rights or property of Questo; d) to fight fraud and credit risk; e) to enforce Questo's Terms of Use (to which this Privacy Policy is also a part); f) for verification of any information provided by users; or g) when Questo, in its sole discretion, deems it necessary in order to protect its rights or the rights of others;

where substantially all our assets are acquired by a third party, such information may be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. Under such circumstances, Questo would attempt to ensure that the third party acquiring Questo follows the provisions of this Privacy Policy and process your personal information as set forth in this Privacy Policy