Acknowledgement of Risk and Release of LiabilityRelease of liability. In consideration for participation in the activities of Babywearing Connecticut Inc (BWCT), including but not limited to (1) attending educational events; (2) receiving guidance on babywearing techniques; (3) applying such guidance in my private use of baby carriers; and (4) using baby carriers provided at meetings or through a lending library (“Program”), I, on behalf of myself and my minor child(ren), binding our heirs, estate, executors, and personal representative(s), hereby fully and forever release, waive, and agree to hold harmless BWCT and its officers, agents, representatives, volunteers, and affiliates (hereinafter all referred to collectively or separately as “Released Parties”), from any and all claims, remedies, and complaints of any kind which I and/or my minor child(ren) have or may have, whether known or unknown, arising from or related to participation in the Program. THIS DOCUMENT RELEASES RELEASED PARTIES FROM LIABILITY TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, INCLUDING LIABILITY FOR NEGLIGENCE.
Assumption of risk. I am voluntarily participating in the Program for the benefit of myself and my children. I assume all risks of such participation, including the risks of accidents, injury, and death to myself and/or my child(ren). I specifically acknowledge my understanding that (1) guidance and recommendations on babybwearing are provided by uncompensated volunteers who are not medical practitioners and are not required to have any specialized training in infant development or care; (2) guidance and recommendations on babywearing are general in nature and may not be appropriate for me or my child(ren); (3) any opinions voiced by volunteers with respect to particular carriers, manufacturers, or vendors represent personal opinion and not the views of the other Released Parties; (4) carriers from the lending library may have sustained previous damage and be unsafe for use; and (5) BWCT is completely independent and is solely responsible for its own actions and omissions.
Representations. I hereby represent that I am mentally and physically fit to participate in the Program; that neither I nor my child(ren) suffer from any ailment or disability that would make participation in the program hazardous, unwise, or a potential source of danger to us or others; and that I will not lend or convey any carrier provided by the Released Parties to another person.
Severability. The provisions of this agreement are severable.
NOTICE OF PHOTOGRAPHY
BWCT reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at any event sponsored by BWCT, without the expressed written permission of those included within the photograph/video. BWCT may use the photograph/video in publications or other media material produced, used or contracted by BWCT including but not limited to: brochures, invitations, books, newspapers, magazines, television, websites, etc. To ensure the privacy of individuals and children, images will not be identified using full names or personal identifying information without written approval from the photographed subject, parent or legal guardian.
A person attending a BWCT event who does not wish to have their image recorded for distribution should make their wishes known to the photographer and/or meeting volunteers, and/or contact BWCT by emailing BabywearingCT@gmail.com.
By participating in a BWCT event or by failing to notify BWCT, in writing, your desire to not have your photograph used by BWCT, you are agreeing to release, defend, hold harmless and indemnify BWCT from any and all claims involving the use of your picture or likeness.
Any person or organization not affiliated with BWCT may not use, copy, alter or modify BWCT photographs, graphics, videography or other, similar reproductions or recordings without the advance written permission of an authorized designee from BWCT.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!
I HAVE READ AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT. I FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS.