Saurabh Mishra is a serial tech entrepreneur, experienced CEO & Board Director and a published author. He speaks about conscious entrepreneurship - pursuing profitable ventures with a wholesome purpose, ethical approach and a sense of self-awareness.
Saurabh is a co-founder of Allevi8, dedicated to promoting health and wellbeing for those affected by significant physical or mental challenges dedicated to promoting health and wellbeing for those affected by significant physical or mental challenges by giving them access to evidence-based mindfulness and meditation practices and supporting them in establishing a good practice.
Saurabh has co-founded six business ventures since 2000, of which three (eClinic, SamplesPlus & PalCare) were bought by some of the largest healthcare businesses in Australia between 2009-2010. The fourth (Healthnotes) was bought out by ASX listed MedAdvisor (ASX:MDR). His fifth venture, Imageryworks through its Allevi8 app and meditation mentoring offerings (www.allevi8.net), is pioneering new ways to bring authentic meditation and mindfulness practices into mainstream therapeutic settings. Whilst his sixth venture, vyatra (www.vyatra.online) brings live, virtual, immersive and interactive journeys to spectacular, interesting and sacred places.
His book "My Wednesdays - From Death to Life" was published by Wilkinson Publishing in 2019. It combines stories of my twelve years as a volunteer for a community palliative care organisation, with teachings from some of the world's great spiritual traditions on how to live well, and indeed die well.
Saurabh has a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia.
The website Allevi8 ("site") and the Allevi8 program ("Program") are owned and operated by Imageryworks Pty Ltd ("Imageryworks", "us" or "we").
Imageryworks reserves the right to amend the terms and conditions at any time. You will be deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions as amended by your continued use of the Program and/or access to the site.
The site allows members to access and interact with blogs, webinairs, podcasts, recorded and textual material and product information ("content"), which together provide support for your practice of the Program.
Information is also provided about the practice of meditation in general, including overviews of some of the research into the health benefits of meditation.
While the content makes reference to the beneficial outcomes of regular meditation, the practice of meditation is highly personalised and the outcomes of meditation will vary significantly from person to person. While it is hoped that the Program will contribute to a sense of wellbeing in its users, it is an introductory program only and Imageryworks makes no representations as to the health benefits of the Program. You should consult a doctor in relation to any health concerns you may have
Once you register for the Program, you will receive daily emails and regular text-messages to assist you in your Program practice.
By registering for the Program you consent to being contacted by Imageryworks via email and text-message for the following purposes.
To provide links and prompt you to download your weekly guides and new material as it becomes available.
To remind you to practice your Program.
To provide inspiration in your practice of the Program.
To advise you about products and services offered by Imageryworks;
To invite you to take part in Imageryworks research, or research by affiliated organisations in relation to the Program (as further described below).
Because the Program is delivered to you via your email account, the emails are an essential part of the Program and cannot be deactivated. If you wish to opt out of the text-message services, this can be done by logging in to the website, going to the "settings" page and de-selecting "receive text message updates".
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By posting content on the site, you are granting Imageryworks a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty free licence to reproduce, alter, publish and promote the content on the site and in connection with the promotion of the Program without limitation.
You agree that Imageryworks is not required to credit or acknowledge you as the author of the any content you post to the site.
No liability for user-generated content
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User-generated reviews and endorsements of products, including the Program, are not to be taken as reviews or endorsements by Imageryworks, nor as representations by Imageryworks
Imageryworks makes no warranties in regard to the suitability of any user-generated content for any particular audience. You acknowledge that users of the site may post content which is not suitable for children.
The site is unmoderated. If you have concerns about another members behaviour on the site, please contact us. If Imageryworks deletes or edits a comment, this does not imply endorsement of the remaining, unedited comments.
You agree you will not
Use the site to reproduce third-party copyright materials;
Provide your password to any other person;
Post malicious, defamatory, abusive, off-topic, misleading or deceptive comments;
Send unsolicited advice or engage in any activity which could be construed as spamming
Disclose identifying, personal, private or health-related information about any third party, including other members, without their express, written permission;
Use the site to advertise, endorse, promote or sell any goods or services;
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Copy, store, edit, change, prepare any derivative work of or alter in any way any of the material appearing on the site;
Rent, lease or sublicense the site or any part of it or use it on any commercial basis except under a separate written agreement with Imageryworks if so negotiated between the parties; or
Use the site in any way that violates these terms and conditions.
Imageryworks reserves the right (but is not obliged) to delete or edit any material posted by members on the site and to ban any member who violate the terms and conditions. In the event that a member is banned for violating the terms and conditions, the subscription fee will be forfeited by the member and they will not be entitled to any refund of amounts paid at the date of termination.
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If you choose to provide your Facebook and Twitter account details, you will be prompted at intervals to share your progression through the Program with your social media connections.
The site may present links to third-party sites or third-party services not owned or operated by Imageryworks. We are not responsible for the availability of these third-party sites or services or their contents.
Accessing a linked site from this site does not expressly or impliedly constitute any guarantee, undertaking or warranty on the part of Imageryworks as to the accuracy, completeness, copyright status or up to date nature of the information contained on the linked site. Imageryworks will not be liable to the reader or any third party for losses, costs, damages or other expenses incurred as a result of such access and the use of any information contained on a linked site.
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constitute express or implied authority to infringe copyright in any material contained on the linked site; and/or
imply any connection, sponsorship, endorsement or affiliation between the linked site and this site or Imageryworks.
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You agree that we are not responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused by or in connection with your use of or reliance on any content contained within the site and the Program.
Imageryworks makes no guarantees, representations or warranties that use of, or content on, the site will be accurate, reliable, current, uninterrupted or without errors. Without prior notice Imageryworks may modify, suspend or discontinue the site and your use of it. Whenever Imageryworks elects to modify, suspend or discontinue the site it will not be liable to you or any third party.
You acknowledge that your use of the site and the Program is at your own risk. Imageryworks is not liable for any loss or damage relating to such use.
You understand that you may encounter offensive, indecent or other objectionable content when using the site. Imageryworks is not liable for any such content.
Some of the content, products and services available to you through the site may include material that belongs to third parties. You acknowledge that Imageryworks assumes no responsibility for such content, products or services.
These terms and conditions shall continue to have full force and effect until terminated by Imageryworks.Imageryworks reserves the right to terminate this agreement and your access to the site at any time for any reason. The terms and conditions relating to intellectual property, your licence to Imageryworks, the indemnity granted by you, and all disclaimers and limitations of liability shall survive the termination of this agreement.
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You must not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, frame, upload to a third party, post, transmit, distribute or in any way deal with the material except as expressly provided on the site, or expressly authorised in writing by Imageryworks.
Personal Information is any information about you where your identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained, from the information and may include Sensitive Information (defined below) ("Personal Information").
Sensitive Information is information or an opinion about a person’s racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, membership of a political association, religious beliefs or affiliations, philosophical beliefs, sexual preferences, health or medical information or criminal records (“Sensitive Information”).
1. What this policy is about
This policy explains the key measures we have taken to implement the requirements of the Privacy Act 1998 (“Privacy Act”), the Australian Privacy Principles and where applicable, other data protection laws such as the European Union General Data Protection Regulations (“GDPR”).. It aims to answer the questions you might have about how we collect, use and disclose your Personal Information. If you have any further questions about Imageryworks privacy practices, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If there is any inconsistency between the Privacy Act and this Policy, this Policy shall be read and interpreted so as to comply with the Privacy Act.
2. What information we collect from you
We hold information that you have provided to us about yourself, and information about your use of our services such as the Program. The information that we collect will depend on how you use the services offered by Imageryworks. Information that you might have provided to us includes:
Personal Information will be typically collected when provided directly to us by you:
We may collect Sensitive Information from you relating to your health, including the existence and nature of a medical condition and ongoing health symptoms as part of the Program. Sensitive Information may be collected when it is disclosed to us by you in completing questionnaires and monthly surveys, in discussions on blogs or in responding to queries from our research partners.
3. What we do with this information
We collect information about you to provide you with membership of the Site and to download the Program, and to offer you other Imageryworks products and services. We may also use Personal Information for related purposes such as:
4. How long we will you keep your Personal Information
We will keep your Personal Information for as long as it is required to provide you with our services and to comply with legal requirements. If we no longer require your Personal Information for any purpose, including legal purposes, we will take reasonable steps to securely destroy or permanently de-identify your Personal Information.
5. Sharing your information with others
Imageryworks recognises the trust you place in us when you give us your Personal Information. Other than disclosure to service providers (explained below) or as required by law (for example, disclosure to various Government departments or to courts), our policy is that we do not give your Personal Information to other organisations unless you have given us your consent to do so.
We may share your Personal Information with certain third parties, such as the providers of the electronic systems we use to collect and store your Personal Information; banks and financial institutions you use to make payments to us; and other service providers we use to help us run aspects of our business efficiently. Occasionally Imageryworks might also use your Personal Information for other purposes or share your information with another organisation because:
We may share your Sensitive Information with corporate third parties that are linked to you use of the Program (for example, where the corporate third party has arranged for your use of the Program) but only after we have received a signed consent form from you with your express written consent for us to do so.
6. Collection of information from the Site
7. Accessing information we keep about you
You can access the Personal Information we hold about you at any time. Simply contact us to make your request at email@example.com
We will always endeavour to meet your request for access. However, in some circumstances we may decline a request for access. This includes the following circumstances:
If we decline your request for access, we will give you reasons for our decision when we respond to your request.
We reserve the right to charge you a reasonable fee for access to some types of information. These charges will be limited to our actual expenses for providing you with information. For example, document retrieval, photocopy, labour and delivery to you. We will not charge you to for making a request to access your information.
8. Changing or deleting the information
To provide you with the best possible service, it is important that the information we hold about you is accurate. We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your Personal Information is accurate, complete and up-to-date at the time of collecting, using or disclosing the information.
If you believe that any information we hold about you is inaccurate, incomplete or out-of-date, you should notify us. We will do our best to correct it or delete it, unless we need to keep if for legal reasons.
Imageryworks endeavours to take all reasonable steps to keep your Personal Information secure. We store this information on secure Amazon Web servers located in Sydney that are protected in access-controlled facilities. Once it is stored on our servers, only authorised users can access your Personal Information, and access is only for approved purposes. Imageryworks is not responsible for any third-party access to your Personal Information as a result of:
Imageryworks is not responsible for any losses, expenses, damages and costs, including legal fees, resulting from such third-party access.
If we have reasonable grounds to believe that Personal Information that we hold may be subject to unauthorised access or disclosure (“eligible data breach”), we will investigate and assess the suspected eligible data breach to determine whether the eligible data breach is likely to result in serious harm to you (“Notifiable Data Breach”). If a Notifiable Data Breach occurs, then we will notify you and the Australian Information Commissioner as soon as practicable after we become aware of the Notifiable Data Breach in accordance with our obligations under the Privacy Act. We will comply in every way with our obligations under Part IIIC – “notification of eligible data breaches” of the Privacy Act.
10. Providing information on other sites
11. What to do if you have a problem, question or complaint
Personal Information is any information about you where your identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained, from the information ("Personal Information").
This policy explains the key measures we have taken to implement the requirements of the Privacy Act 1998, which implements the National Privacy Principles. It aims to answer the questions you might have about how we collect, use and disclose your Personal Information. If you have any further questions about Imageryworks privacy practices, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Information provided in registering for the Program - for example, your contact details and credit card details;
Information provided as part of your use of the Program - for example, the frequency with which and the times at which you use the program;
Information provided as part of your use of the Imageryworks site - for example, the email address you provide to participate in blogs, webinairs or forums, or to download the Program; and
Information relating to your health - for example, the existence and nature of a medical condition disclosed to us in completing questionnaires, in discussions on blogs or in responding to queries from our research partners.
We collect information about you to provide you with membership of the site and to download the Program, and to offer you other Imageryworks products and services. We may also use Personal Information for related purposes such as:
T`o communicate with you;
To record your progress through the Program;
if you so choose, to link your Program account to your Facebook and Twitter accounts and to display updates about your progress through the Program on your Facebook and/or Twitter accounts;
To record information about our users’ goals, usage, preferences and behaviour in relation to the Program, as well as any feedback you share with us;
To perform statistical analyses of user behaviour; maintaining our relationship with you, including responding to your questions;
Helping us to identify and inform you about other Imageryworks products or services that are likely to be of interest to you;
Internal accounting and administration, including sharing information with our related bodies corporate for reporting purposes;
Protecting you and Imageryworks from fraud; and
Any other use for which we obtain your permission.
we believe it is necessary to provide you with a service which you have requested;
we believe it is necessary to protect the rights, property or personal safety of other Allevi8 users;
we believe it is necessary to do so to prevent or help detect fraud or serious credit infringements - for example, we may share information with other, credit reporting agencies, law enforcement agencies and fraud prevention units;
we believe it is necessary to protect the interests of Imageryworks - for example, disclosure to a court in the event of legal action to which Imageryworks is a party; or
the assets and operations of the business are being transferred to another party as a going concern.
We no longer hold or use the information;
Providing access would have an unreasonable impact on the privacy of other persons;
The request is frivolous or vexatious;
The information relates to existing or anticipated legal proceedings and would not normally be disclosed as part of those proceedings;
Providing access would be unlawful;
Providing access would be likely to prejudice the detection, prevention, investigation and prosecution of possible unlawful activity; and
The information would reveal our commercially sensitive decision-making process.
We reserve the right to charge you a reasonable fee for access to some types of information. These charges will be limited to the cost of recouping our expenses for providing you with information. For example, document retrieval, photocopy, labour and delivery to you. We will not charge you to make a request to access your information.
Imageryworks endeavours to take all reasonable steps to keep your Personal Information secure. We store this information on secure servers that are protected in access-controlled facilities. Once it is stored on our servers, only authorised users can access your Personal Information, and access is only for approved purposes. Imageryworks is not responsible for any third-party access to your Personal Information as a result of:
Interception while it is in transit over the internet;
Spyware or viruses on the device (such as a computer or phone) from which you access the site and Program, nor
As a result of your failure to adequately protect your membership user name or password;
Nor for any losses, expenses, damages and costs, including legal fees, resulting from such access.