HidePhotography Inc Small Group and Individual Outdoor Adventure Activities
Acknowledgment of Risk, Waiver, and Release of Liability Agreement
NOTICE: This document is a legally binding agreement. Please read it carefully before signing. By signing this agreement you are acknowledging that you have read, understood, and accepted the terms and conditions stated in this agreement. You further acknowledge and agree that you are waiving your rights to bring a court action to recover compensation or obtain any other remedy for any injury to yourself or your property.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RISK: I understand that during my involvement in the outdoor adventure activity organized by HidePhotography Inc, I may be exposed to psychologically and physically stressful and challenging situations. I also understand that there are significant elements of risk associated with any photography trips around the world. I acknowledge that these risks include injury or death.
INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL WARNINGS: Although most travel, including travel to international destinations, is completed without incident, travel to certain destinations may involve greater risks than others. It is my sole and exclusive responsibility to review and evaluate any travel prohibitions, warnings, announcements or advisories issued by any applicable governmental agency and/or local, national or international travel providers/administration (collectively, 'Travel Warnings') prior to booking any travel to international destinations by HidePhotography Inc. Information on international destinations may be available from certain publicly-available websites. HidePhotography Inc. is not responsible for, and assume no liability for, my knowledge or compliance of any Travel Warnings. By providing the services to me, HidePhotography Inc. does not represent or warrant that any particular travel destination is advisable, safe and/or without risk. HidePhotography Inc. does not accept liability for any damages incurred or suffered by me as a result of any travel by me (including, without limitation, any losses or delays that might result from any improper or expired documents required for entry, exit, duration of stay or other travel to or from any destination), regardless of whether or not my travel plans are based on any informtion by HidePhotography Inc.. All such travel is at my own sole and exclusive risk.
WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT: In consideration of, and in recognition of the inherent risks of the activity associated with the participation in the HidePhotography Inc. services, I agree, on behalf of myself, my/our heirs, representatives, successors, executors, administrators and assigns, to hereby release, waive, discharge and agree not to sue HidePhotography Inc., its officers, directors, shareholders, agents, volunteers, and employees, from any and all claims or demands, obligations and/or causes of action of any nature whatsoever which I may have against HidePhotography Inc., its officers, directors, shareholders, agents, volunteers, and employees, on account of any personal injury, property damage, death or accident of any kind, arising out of or in any way connected with the participation in the HidePhotography Inc. services, whether any of my acts during the trip are supervised or unsupervised and I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the persons or entities mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made by other individuals or entities as a result of my actions.
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I further certify, acknowledge and agree on behalf of myself that: I am physically, and mentally capable of participating in the activity; I assume responsibility for and voluntarily assume the risks for any personal injury, death and related expenses involved with this activity; I assume responsibility for damage to my personal property; I assume the responsibility to question the staff of HidePhotography Inc. if I hear, see or feel that anything is questionable, dangerous, incorrect or unclear, I assume the risks for accidents or injury caused by the negligence of my guides and leaders. I further acknowledge on behalf of myself that wearing appropriate clothing and footwear are basic safety precautions, and that utilizing such medication against dangerous diseases that requires special care due to side effects, is thoroughly on my own personal risk. MEDICAL AUTHORIZATION: I consent on behalf of myself, to receive any and all emergency medical treatment as may be appropriate under the existing circumstances while participating in the services of HidePhotography Inc. I agree to pay all costs of any rescue and/or medical services as may be incurred on my behalf.
AUTHORIZATION OF INVOLVEMENT: In signing this form I testify that I have read and understand the contents herein. I accept that this agreement cannot be orally or otherwise modified. This agreement is legally binding. I hereby agree and acknowledge that any claim or dispute arising from or related to the Acknowledgment of Risk, Waiver, and Release of Liability Agreement granted herein or the relationship of the parties in any respect thereto shall be brought within 3 months of any occurrence or discovery (or forever waived) and shall be settled only by mediation, or, if necessary to resolve the dispute, judgment upon a mediation or arbitration award may be entered in any court otherwise having jurisdiction and such mediation or arbitration is the sole remedy and is non-appealable.
GOVERNING LAW: This Agreement and its performance shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of Belize without regard to its conflict of laws provisions. I consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in the Republic of Belize in all questions and controversies arising out of my participation in this HidePhotography Inc. service. To the extent allowed by applicable law, any claim or cause of action from or relating to my trip with HidePhotography Inc. must be brought by me within three months immediately subsequent to the date on which such claim or action arose or accrued.
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