Dietitian Approved
Triathlon Nutrition Academy



By purchasing and/or participating in the Triathlon Nutrition Academy program (hereafter “TNA”), or purchasing a product or service from Dietitian Approved, you are agreeing to the following terms. Please read this Agreement carefully before purchasing, accessing or using Dietitian Approved. (hereafter the “Company”) proprietary materials which includes any written, audio or visual presentations or documents associated with the TNA or Dietitian Approved.

If you do not understand or do not accept this agreement, please do not purchase a program and do not access any of the Company’s proprietary materials. 


The terms “Company”, “we”, “us”, and “our” refer to Taryn Richardson and Dietitian Approved. The term “Site” refers to and/or The term “Client”, “user,” “you” and “your” refers to clients, client team members (including employees, contractors and other representatives of client and client’s company) and any other users of the site. The terms “Service” and “Program” refers to the services included in TNA as outlined below and any of Dietitian Approved Products or Services.

Use of the Service, including all information and educational materials presented herein by Dietitian Approved, is subject to the following terms and conditions. These Terms and Conditions apply to all clients, and all other users of the site. By purchasing the program and/or using the Site or Service you agree to these Terms and Conditions, without modification, and acknowledge reading them.

1. Scope of Services

(a) The TNA program includes the following services, depending on the phase of the program purchased:

  • Nutrition Expert Masterclasses related to the topics of sports nutrition for triathlon;
  • Live Power Hour sessions with Taryn related to the TNA coursework;
  • Lifetime access to a private Community group with the Dietitian Approved Team and fellow TNA members;
  • Access to TNA learning materials on the Site and app including, but not limited to, the TNA Recordings, Downloads and Worksheets.
  • Access to the Dietitian Approved Recipe Database for the duration of the program
  • Access to the Dietitian Approved Weekly Menu Planning Service for the duration of the program
  • Additional services added throughout the program as we see fit


The TNA services outlined above are hereafter referred to as “the Services” or “Program.”

(b) The Services may only be accessed while you are a current paying member of the Program.

(c) Any additional services provided by the Company to Client may require additional fees to be discussed and agreed upon by the parties.

2. Client Duties

(a) Compensation: In consideration for the Services provided by us to you as set forth in paragraph 1 above, you agree to pay us the current program fee at the time of joining as a one lump sum payment or in twelve or six or three monthly payments. 

Any payment plan offered for our Services are a way to make them more accessible. They do not act as a subscription that can be cancelled at any time outside of the cooling off period. 

You agree that you will automatically continue to be charged on a month-to-month basis until payments have been completed. In the event that any authorised charge applied by us to your card fails, you remain responsible for payment as agreed herein, as well as any penalty fees as detailed in paragraph (b). 

(b) Late payment fee. If any fee outlined in paragraph (a) remains unpaid on the 7th day following its due date, a penalty fee of ten percent (10%) of the payment due will be assessed. We reserve the right to restrict your access to the Services, or terminate your participation in the Services unless and until all outstanding program fees and assessed penalties are paid in full. If your Program fees remain unpaid 15 days after the initial due date, your account will be referred to our collections agency and all access to the Site revoked. 

(c) Payment Security and Chargebacks. To the extent that Client provides Company with Credit Card(s) information for payment on Client’s account, Company shall be authorised to charge Client’s Credit Card(s) for any unpaid charges on the dates set forth. If client uses a multiple-payment plan to make payments to Company, Company shall be authorised to make all charges at the time they are due and not require separate authorisation in order to do so. Client shall not make any chargebacks to Company’s account or cancel the credit card that is provided as security without Company’s prior written consent. Client is responsible for any fees associated with recouping payment on chargebacks and any collection fees associated therewith. Client shall not change any of the credit card information provided to Company without notifying Company in advance.

(d) Tools to be Provided by You. You agree to provide all tools, information and documentation that may be required by us to effectively perform said responsibilities in connection with the Services.

(e) Additional Client Duties. You understand that your success in the program is dependent upon your level of participation in the Services. In order to get the most out of the Service, you must also work to implement the tools and strategies learned throughout the Service, and make considerable efforts toward your own personal and athletic development on your own time during the term of Services. You are responsible for requesting support from us, if needed.

3. Term

The term of this Agreement shall begin on the date of first payment for the Services and continue until you or we terminate your program or membership. 

4. Cancellation and Refunds

TNA Program

There is a 14 day cooling off period where you may cancel your TNA Program for any reason within 14 days of purchase. If you wish to cancel within the first 14 days of purchase, you must provide 48 hours written notice you wish to cancel via email. You will continue to be charged the monthly fees and continue to have access to the Program until the 48 hour notice period is complete. No refunds are allowed under any circumstances. Your initial program payment is non-refundable. Once you have passed 14 days into the program, no cancellations or refunds will be provided. To cancel your program, contact [email protected]. 

When leaving the program, the client revokes all access to the TNA program and services including our private community. If the client wishes to return at a later date, they will commence the program from the beginning of the curriculum. It is not possible to pause the program under any circumstances.

All other products and services

If you wish to cancel your subscription to our Recipe Database, Weekly Menu Planning Service or Supercharged Squad, please provide a request via email to [email protected]. We require 14 days notice prior to your next payment if you wish to cancel. Any request to cancel within this 14 day period will be actioned in the next billing cycle. No refunds will be provided under any circumstances. 

5. No Guarantees

We cannot guarantee the outcome of the Services and our comments about the outcome are expressions of opinion only. We make no guarantees other than that the Services described in Paragraph 1(a) shall be provided to you in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. You acknowledge that we cannot guarantee any results of the Services as such outcomes are based on subjective factors (including, but not limited to, your participation) that cannot be controlled by us.

6. No Legal Services and No Attorney-Client Relationship

You understand that enrolment and participation in the Services does not amount to an Attorney-Client relationship between you and us, our employees, or contractors, unless we enter into a separate written agreement with you for legal services. You understand that, with respect to the Services, Company’s founder, employees and contractors are not acting in their capacity as attorneys and no statements or information made by Company’s founder, employees and contractors shall be construed as legal advice. You further understand that, although legal information may be communicated to you during the Services, such information is not legal advice. Your reliance on such legal information is at your own risk.

7. Confidentiality

(a) Client Information: Any and all Client information and data of a confidential nature, including but not limited to any and all plans, templates, fact sheets, resources, meal plans,, databases, information sheets, programs, courses, articles, blogs, recipes, know how, performance, medical information, location, business and process information (hereinafter referred to as “Confidential Information”), shall be treated by Company in the strictest confidence and not disclosed to third parties or used by Company for any purpose other than for providing Client with the services specified hereunder without Client’s express written consent, other than to comply with law. Confidential Information shall not include any information which (a) becomes available to the public through no breach of confidentiality by Company, (b) was in Company’s possession prior to receipt from the disclosure, (c) is received by Company independently from a third party free to disclose such information, or (d) is independently developed by Company without use of the Client’s Confidential Information.

(b) Participant Information: Client agrees to keep confidential any Confidential Information, as defined in paragraph 7(a), shared by fellow participants in the Program (herein referred to as “Participants”).  Any Confidential Information shared by Participants is confidential, Proprietary, and belongs solely and exclusively to the Participant who discloses it. Client agrees not to disclose, reveal or make use of any Confidential Information or any transactions, during discussions, on the Facebook group or otherwise. Client agrees not to use such Confidential Information in any manner other than in discussion with other Participants during the Program. Confidential Information shall not include information rightfully obtained from a third party. Client will keep Participants’ Confidential Information in strictest confidence and shall use the best efforts to safeguard the Confidential Information and to protect it against disclosure, misuse, loss and theft.

(c) Company Information: Client agrees to keep confidential any Confidential Information, as defined in paragraph 7(a), shared by Company in the Program.  Any Confidential Information shared by Company, its employees or contractors is confidential, Proprietary, and belongs solely and exclusively to Company. Client agrees not to disclose, reveal or make use of any Confidential Information or any transactions, during discussions, on the Facebook group or otherwise. Client agrees not to use such Confidential Information in any manner other than in discussion with other Participants during the Program. Confidential Information shall not include information rightfully obtained from a third party. Client will keep Company’s Confidential Information in strictest confidence and shall use the best efforts to safeguard the Confidential Information and to protect it against disclosure, misuse, loss and theft.

(d) Non-Disparagement: Client shall, during and after the participation in the Program refrain from making any statements or comments of a defamatory or disparaging nature to any third party regarding Company, or any of Company’s officers, directors, employees, personnel, agents, policies, services or products, other than to comply with law.

(e) Violations of Confidentiality: Client agrees that if Client violates or displays any likelihood of violating this paragraph 7 the Company and/or the other Program Participant(s) will be entitled to injunctive relief to prohibit any such confidentiality violations to protect against the harm of such violations.

8. Independent Contractors

(a) Independent Contractor Relationship: These Terms and Conditions shall not render Company an employee, partner, agent of, or joint venturer with the Client for any purpose. Company is and will remain an independent contractor in its relationship to the Client. Company is or remains open to conducting similar tasks or activities for entities other than the Client and holds itself out to the public to be a separate business entity. Company shall retain sole and absolute discretion in the manner and means of carrying out the activities and responsibilities under these Terms and Conditions. Company shall be responsible to the ownership and management of the Client, but Company will not be required to follow or establish a regular or daily work schedule. Company will not rely solely on the equipment or offices of Client for completion of tasks and duties set forth pursuant to these Terms and Conditions. Any advice given to Company regarding services performed for the Client shall be considered a suggestion only, not an instruction.

(b) Taxes & Benefits: Company will be responsible for filing its own tax returns and to pay taxes in accordance with all provisions of applicable Federal and State law. Client shall not be responsible for withholding taxes with respect to Company’s compensation. Company shall have no claim against Client for vacation pay, sick leave, retirement benefits, social security, worker’s compensation, health or disability benefits, unemployment insurance benefits or employee benefits of any kind.

9. Ownership of Intellectual Property

Client agrees that the Program contains proprietary content (“Intellectual Property”) that is owned solely by Company and/or its licensors and is protected by copyright, trademark, and any other applicable intellectual property laws. Company retains the sole right to use, reproduce, and distribute the Intellectual Property throughout the world in any and all mediums. Company grants Client a license to use the Intellectual Property solely for Client’s own non-commercial purposes. Client agrees that it has no right to create derivatives of, share, reproduce, distribute, modify, translate, post, license, sell, loan or otherwise exploit the Intellectual Property, whether commercially or non-commercially, and acknowledges that doing so constitutes a violation of law. For the avoidance of doubt, Client agrees not to create any derivative products, blog posts, websites, guides, worksheets, tool kits, videos, audio recordings, or the like based on Company’s Intellectual Property or that in any way violate Company’s Intellectual Property. Any registered or common law trademark, service mark, logo or tagline used in conjunction with the Program is property of the Company. Client may not use such trademarks or service marks for any purpose except with written permission by Company.

10. Warranties

(a) Company’s Warranties: Company represents, warrants and covenants that, Company has full authority to enter into these Terms and Conditions and all of the Services, whether performed by Company or any of its subcontractors, will be rendered using sound, professional practices and in a competent and professional manner by knowledgeable and qualified personnel.

(b) Client’s Warranties: Client represents, warrants and covenants that Client has full authority to enter into these Terms and Conditions and has or will obtain, during all times relevant hereunder, all of the necessary consents, rights, licenses, clearances, releases or other permissions to lawfully consummate the transactions and lawfully discharge, in all material respects, each and every of Client’s obligations or duties set forth hereunder, whether performance is due now or hereafter during the Term.


11. Limitation of Liability




12. Effect of Headings

The subject headings of the paragraphs and subparagraphs of these Terms and Conditions are included for convenience only and shall not affect the construction or interpretation of any of its provisions.

13. Entire Agreement; Modification; Waiver

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between the parties pertaining to the subject matter contained in it and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous agreements, representations, and understandings of the parties. No supplement, modification, or amendment of these Terms and Conditions shall be binding unless executed in writing by all the parties. No waiver of any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed, or shall constitute, a waiver of any other provision, whether or not similar, nor shall any waiver constitute a continuing waiver. No waiver shall be binding unless executed in writing by the party making the waiver.

14. Neutral Construction

These Terms and Conditions were prepared by Company and/or Company’s legal counsel. It is expressly understood and agreed that these Terms and Conditions shall not be construed against Company merely because they were prepared by its counsel; rather, each provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be construed in a manner which is fair to both parties.

15. Changed Terms

We may at any time amend these Terms and Conditions. Such amendments are effective immediately upon notice to you by us posting the new Terms and Conditions on the Site. Any use of the Site or Service by you after being notified means you accept these amendments. We reserve the right to update any portion of our Site and Service, including these Terms and Conditions at any time. We will post the most recent versions to the Site and list the effective dates on the pages of our Terms and Conditions.

16. Assignment

These Terms and Conditions shall be binding on, and shall inure to the benefit of, the parties to it and their respective heirs, legal representatives, successors, and assigns; provided, however, that Client may not assign any of its rights under these Terms and Conditions, except to a wholly-owned subsidiary entity of Client. No such assignment by Client to its wholly-owned subsidiary shall relieve Client of any of its obligations or duties under these Terms and Conditions.

17. Notices

All notices, requests, demands, and other communications under these Terms and Conditions shall be in writing and properly addressed as follows:

Dietitian Approved

PO Box 167

Ashgrove West, Brisbane, QLD 4060 Australia

To Client at Client’s address provided at the time of purchase.

Any party may change its address for purposes of this paragraph by giving the other parties written notice of the new address.

18. Governing Law; Venue; Mediation

These Terms and Conditions shall be construed in accordance with, and governed by, the laws of the State of Queensland as applied to contracts that are executed and performed entirely in Queensland. The parties agree to attempt to resolve any dispute, claim or controversy arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions by negotiation. The parties further agree that their respective good faith participation in negotiation discussions is a condition precedent to pursuing any other available legal or equitable remedy, including litigation, arbitration or other dispute resolution procedures.

19. Recovery of Litigation Expenses

If any legal action or any arbitration or other proceeding is brought for the enforcement of these Terms and Conditions, or because of an alleged dispute, breach, default, or misrepresentation in connection with any of the provisions of these Terms and Conditions, the successful or prevailing party or parties shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorneys’ fees and other costs incurred in that action or proceeding, in addition to any other relief to which it or they may be entitled.

20. Severability

If any term, provision, covenant, or condition of these Terms and Conditions is held by an arbitrator or court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, or unenforceable, the rest of the These Terms and Conditions shall remain in full force and effect and shall in no way be affected, impaired, or invalidated.

Questions about these Terms and Conditions? Email us admin [at] dietitianapproved [dot] com [dot] au

Updated: December 2022


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