RELEASE AND LIABILITY WAIVER - PLEASE READ IN FULL I do hereby acknowledge and assume the risk of my and/or the minor child(ren) in my care participating in any and all activities at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, Inc. at the Sanctuary location or any and all locations where activities take place. I also consent to the Sanctuary’s use of my likeness from pictures, portraits, videos or voice recordings for the promotion of its mission and activities.
I understand that my participation and/or the minor child(ren) in my care’s participation in Sanctuary activities carries with it a risk of bodily injury or personal property damage or loss. This risk may arise, not only from my own acts, omissions or negligence but from acts, omissions or negligence of others, from the terrain and condition of the premises of the Sanctuary, or from the condition, adequacy or appropriateness of any equipment used.
I understand that I and/or the minor child(ren) in my care will be exposed to a range of risks, including, but not limited to, hazards associated with walking near or coming in contact with animals, walking on wet and slippery surfaces, or sometimes unpredictable contact with animals. Further, I understand that there may be other risks associated with my participation in Sanctuary activities that I am not now aware of and that cannot be reasonably foreseen.
I understand that, if necessary, myself and/or the minor child(ren) in my care will be transported by a local emergency unit for medical treatment. Transportation to and treatment by a medical facility of me and/or the minor child(ren) in my care will be at my expense. I expressly and voluntarily assume all risk of injury, death and property damage or loss that may result from my participation and/or the participation of the minor child(ren) in my care in Sanctuary activities.
On behalf of myself and/or the minor child(ren) in my care, and our personal representatives, heirs, next of kin and anyone who obtains any rights from me on our behalf, I hereby waive, release, and discharge the Sanctuary, its officers, directors, trustees, agent, and employees and all other persons and firms involved in any way with the Sanctuary (the “Released Parties”) from liability for bodily injury, death, property damage or loss related in any way to my participation and/or the participation of the minor child(ren) in my care in Sanctuary activities, including any losses caused by the negligence, recklessness or strict liability of the Released Parties.
I am not releasing the Released Parties from liability for any willful or intentional acts. I understand that I am giving up all my claims and those of the minor child(ren) in my care, which may exist now or may arise in the future against the Released Parties.
I also understand that I am accepting all responsibility for all costs and damages that I or the minor child(ren) in my care might incur or that might be incurred on our behalf in the event of any injury or accident.
If I am signing this waiver on behalf of a minor, I agree that this release of liability and assumption of risk agreement (“RELEASE”) is made on behalf of that minor participant and that all of the releases, waivers and promises herein are binding on that minor participant. I represent that I have full authority as a parent or guardian of the minor participant to bind the minor participant to this agreement.
I further understand that the Sanctuary from time-to- time takes pictures, portraits, videos and sound recordings of persons that participate in Sanctuary activities. I acknowledge and agree that I have no objection to the Sanctuary using my and/or the minor child(ren) in my care’s visual or voice likeness in connection with the Sanctuary’s promotion of its mission and activities. I agree to have my email address on the next page added to your database. I understand this information will never be sold or distributed to a third party.
I HAVE READ THIS DOCUMENT AND FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS CONTENTS. I UNDERSTAND IT IS A RELEASE OF ALL CLAIMS RELATED TO ANY INJURY BY ME OR THE MINOR CHILD(REN) ACCOMPANYING ME WHILE PARTICIPATING IN SANCTUARY ACTIVITIES OR WHILE ON ITS PROPERTY. I UNDERSTAND THAT I AM ASSUMING ALL RISKS INHERENT IN PARTICIPATION IN SANCTUARY ACTIVITIES. I FURTHER EXPRESSLY CONSENT TO THE USE OF MY LIKENESS AND/OR THAT OF THE MINOR CHILD(REN) IN MY CARE FROM PICTURES, PORTRAITS, VIDEOS OR VOICE RECORDINGS BY THE SANCTUARY IN THE PROMOTION OF ITS MISSION AND ACTIVITIES. I VOLUNTARILY SIGN MY NAME, AND THEREBY STATE MY ACCEPTANCE OF THE ABOVE PROVISIONS.