By selecting 'I agree' below you waive the need for your physical signature and agree to the terms and conditions set out below.
In exchange for being able to attend or obtain benefit from the World Surf League (WSL) and as a condition of receiving a media pass for a Samsung Galaxy 2015 WSL Championship Tour, or WSL Big Wave Tour, event (the “Event”), I agree: While I retain ownership and copyright in any audio-visual, visual, still image or moving content I create during the Event (the “Content”), I hereby warrant that I, and/or the media organization listed above, will not use any Content for any purpose other than editorial non-commercial use without WSL's express permission in writing. I agree not to provide any third party the rights to use or share the Content for any commercial or advertising use without the prior written permission of WSL. I will comply with all instructions from WSL staff, and will also comply with the WSL Rulebook in effect at the time of my attendance at the Event. I understand that I may not describe, or authorize the description of any WSL athlete as endorsing any product or service. I may not approach any WSL athlete for any reason without the athlete and WSL Event Media Manager’s permission. Requests for athlete interviews must be directed to a member of the Event media team. I will follow all applicable law and regulations in the Event location. In the event I create any Content at this Event or one in the future, WSL must approve any final cut of any commercial production using that Content prior to public display. A maximum of three (3) minutes of competition footage may be used in accordance with the terms of this accreditation per media outlet per day. I agree WSL has the right to approve or deny accreditation, and immediately revoke my credentials for the Event and remove me from the Event site if I fail to comply with these terms and conditions or the WSL Rulebook. Media passes must be worn at all times and are NOT transferable. RELEASE AND WAIVER: I acknowledge that the risks associated with attending or participating in the Event or activities surrounding the Event (which may include my viewing the Event from a watercraft which is observing the competition in the open water) includes SIGNIFICANT RISK and I may suffer harm as a result of: (i) property or persons related to the event colliding or coming into contact with other persons or property, including myself; (ii) acts of violence and other harmful acts (whether intentional or inadvertent) committed by persons attending or participating in the event; (iii) failure or unsuitability of facilities (including grand-stands, signage, fences and guard rails) to ensure the safety of persons or property at the Even; (iv) exposure to water (and possibly cold or polluted water) and the sun for a long period of time; (v) collision of the watercraft carrying me colliding with some other water-craft and/or mobile or immobile object (including if it gets caught by a breaking wave); (vi) I could lose my balance and fall from the watercraft; (vii) I could be exposed to rapid and adverse changes in weather, ocean and wave conditions; and/or (vii) I may be stung or bitten by an ocean creature, such as a bluebottle jellyfish, sea snake, stone fish, stingray or shark, and as a result I could suffer serious injury or death (including by drowning). I acknowledge that attending sporting events in general can be unpredictable, dangerous and accidents causing injury or death can and do happen and may happen to me. I acknowledge and warrant that if I attend the Event or another WSL event in the future or participate in any form in this the Event or a future WSL event, I assume all risks of physical illness, injury or death, any loss, damage or destruction of the my personal property and I do so at my own risk. I further acknowledge that WSL is not responsible for food or drinks provided on site and I consume food and drink, and accept services on the Event site solely at my own risk. I hereby covenant not to sue or claim against and release the WSL and its subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, directors, officers, employees, representatives, contractors, and agents, from any current or future claims arising from my attendance or participation at the Event or a future WSL event, including any claims for property damage, bodily injury or death, with such release to the furthest extent legally available only prohibited by valid law. I understand that the WSL, its subsidiaries, and affiliates do not make any warranty, implied or express, that the Event services or products will be provided with due care and skill or that any materials provided in connection with the services will be fit for the purpose for which they are supplied. I HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE FULLY READ, AND FULLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY, THIS WAIVER, RELEASE & INDEMNITY. I PROVIDE THIS WAIVER, RELEASE & INDEMNITY KNOWINGLY AND VOLUNTARILY. I ALSO ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE CONSIDERATION FOR SIGNING THIS WAIVER IS MY PARTICIPATION AT THE EVENT (OR EVENTS), AND THAT I HAVE HAD ADEQUATE OPPORTUNITY TO OBTAIN FULL LEGAL, MEDICAL AND OTHER ADVICE AND TO HAVE THIS DOCUMENT TRANSLATED INTO MY NATIVE LANGUAGE PRIOR TO SIGNING THIS DOCUMENT.