Waiver & Release
I am a voluntary attendee of the yoga and lecture event (the “Event”) known as the "Off The Mat Into The World Global Action Summit." The Event will be produced by Off the Mat, Into the World (“OTM”) in Squaw Valley, CA on July 16 - 17, 2013. I recognize that the Event involve strenuous physical activity including, but not limited to, yoga and other fitness activities. I hereby affirm that I am in good physical condition and do not suffer from any known disability or condition which would prevent or limit my participation in any of the foregoing. I understand that portions of the Event may take place outdoors without protection from the elements, including direct sun, rain, wind, and other elements. I acknowledge that my participation in the Event is purely voluntary and at my own risk, will and volition. In consideration of my participation in the Event(s), I, my heirs and assigns hereby release OTM, Wanderlust Festival LLC, and All Phases Event Group, LLC, and each party’s parents, subsidiaries, agents and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any claim, liability, demand, and cause of action that may arise now or in the future as a result of my voluntary participation in the Event, specifically including, but not limited to, heart attacks, muscle strains pulls or tears, broken bones, shin splints, heat prostration, sunburn, or any other loss, damage, illness or injury that I may incur in connection with the Event, directly or indirectly, including death.
In the event of an emergency or other incident in which, in the sole reasonable judgment of the Released Parties or medical personnel, I require medical care or other related services, I hereby consent to such treatment. I understand and agree that any and all medical and/or other services rendered to me by or at the insistence of any Released Party is not an admission of liability to provide or continue to provide any such services and is not a waiver by any Released Party of any right hereunder.
I hereby irrevocably authorize OTM to use photographs and audiovisual recordings of me and/or my property and authorize OTM's assignees, licensees, legal representatives and transferees to use and publish (with or without my name, company name, or with a fictitious name) any audiovisual recordings, photographs, pictures, portraits or images captured at or around the Event in any and all forms and media and in all manners, including, but not limited to, composite images and distorted representations, and for the purposes of publicity, illustration, commercial art, advertising, publishing (including publishing in electronic form and/or internet websites), for any product or services, or other lawful uses as may be determined by OTM. I further waive any and all rights to review or approve any uses of the images, any written copy or finished product.
This agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of California applicable to contracts executed therein. Any action to enforce this agreement shall be brought exclusively in the state or federal courts located or having jurisdiction in San Francisco, California, and I hereto irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of such courts.
I expressly agree that the foregoing release and waiver of liability is intended to be as broad and as inclusive as is permitted by applicable law and that if any portion hereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect.
I am at least eighteen years old and have carefully read and fully understand this release and waiver of liability and understand that I am assuming the full risk of, and releasing and holding harmless the Released Parties from, any injury, death or damage connected in any way with my participation in any Event. I further agree that no oral representations, statements or inducements on the subject matter hereof apart from this written agreement have been made. I am aware that this is a release and waiver of liability and a contract between me and the Released Parties that governs my legal rights and I sign it of my own free will.