Online Course Terms of Use/TOU Template

Online Course Terms of Use/TOU Template

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Are you an online course owner and wondering what exactly should be on that little checkbox for 'terms' at checkout??

Get an attorney-drafted Online Course/Digital Download Terms of Use to protect your digital course without breaking the bank or your sanity!

This Online Course/Digital Download Terms of Use Template is perfect for protecting your online course or digital download and for creating clear expectations with your customers on what they can expect from your digital program.

This template is perfect for: 

  • Online video courses

  • Online audio courses

  • Online text/workbook courses

  • Online educators on any platform (Kajabi, Teachable, Thinkific, Ontraport, Gumroad, Podia, etc.)

  • Other digital programs/group coaching/mastermind or other digital-based “programs” that include materials and maybe some community elements like a Facebook group, Q&A calls, coaching, office hours, etc.

  • Making sure there is something LEGIT and REAL for your customers to "check" to when they agree to follow your policies and Terms of Use in the checkout process

  • And it works for literally EVERY type of business in any industry that is selling something online and is providing resources to their participants.

  • PROTECTING YOUR STUFF!! And making it that much more difficult for copycats and scrapers to take your content without recourse. 

**** PRO Tip: You may also want to consider Registering the Copyright for your program or course through the Electronic Copyright Website ( It costs less than $60 and you can protect your entire course as one “Work.” 


    • Guidelines about Facebook groups

    • Guidelines about coaching calls or Q&As

    • Minors/children use policy

    • Your copyright/IP policy for your content

    • Creating guidelines for bonus materials

    • Dispute resolution policy

    • What “lifetime access” really means (and doesn’t mean)

    • Private/small group coaching rules

    • Accountability partners rules

    • Disclaimers against professional advice

    • Payment details (including ACH authorization)

    • Refund policy

    • Confidentiality

    • Guest content

    • Indemnification

    • Intellectual property protection for both parties

    • Force majeure clause

    • Arbitration/choice of venue

    • Plus ALL the legalese to protect YOU


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    Product FAQ

    What does a contract purchase include?

    Contract template in an editable Word .doc format with customizable fields/options

    Video screenflow of attorney Brittany Ratelle walking you through the contract template

    .PDF instructions, and our favorite hacks for customizing contract templates

    Single-user license to edit, use, and reuse the template for your business purposes

    Where can I use this contract?

    Jurisdiction: This template adheres to the U.S. principles of contract law and is designed for those doing business or governed by United States law. While similar principles may apply in your jurisdiction, please consult with a local attorney for any specific questions.

    What are the term of use for this contract?

    Authorized Use: This template includes a single-user license. You may reuse this form as many times as you need for your business transactions, or in multiple brands or businesses as long as it is owned and controlled by the same user/purchaser. Brittany Ratelle, LLC grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the template in your business or personal affairs. You can send it to whoever you are doing business with for their signature (including their support staff), and you can send it to an attorney to review or edit. If you love our templates and want to share them with a friend, group, or audience, please become an affiliate and help us get others legally legit!

    Prohibited Use: You may not license, sublicense, sell, resell, transfer, assign, distribute, or make this document available to a third party, other than the people listed above. You may not upload this document to a website, email it to someone, or otherwise share it publicly. Thank you for respecting creators and copyright law.

    How do I get people to sign a contract?

    E-signature platforms we like: HelloSign, DocuSign, Jotforms,

    CRM/project management system we like: Dubsado, 17 Hats, Honeybook, and Harlow

    Simply upload your polished document to a software platform and insert smart fields to make e-signature an easy-peasy process!