2. In consideration for FlaggersPDX’s permission for me to participate in it’s Events, I freely and expressly agree to the terms of this Assumption of Risk and Release of Liability (“Release”). In agreeing to the terms of this Release, I relied solely upon my own judgement and have not been influenced to any extent whatsoever in executing this Release by any representations or statements not expressly contained in this Release.
3. I understand and acknowledge that all Events sponsored by FlaggersPDX are private Events where consensual sex, sadomasochism and other intimate, personal contact may occur.
4. I understand the multitude of risks to myself and others associated with engaging in sex, sadomasochism, and other intimate contact. I understand and acknowledge that not all hazards and dangers can be foreseen. I fully and willingly accept and assume all risks that may arise out of or result from my participation in Events of FlaggersPDX.
5. I, my heirs, administrators, representatives, agents, employees, consultants, attorneys, executors, successors, insurers, and assigns (collectively, “Representatives”) will not make any claim against, sue or attach the property of (a) FlaggersPDX, (b) any of the officers, directors, organizers or other members of FlaggersPDX, or (c) the owners and operators of any of the venues where FlaggersPDX events, meetings and activities take place, for injury or damage resulting from the negligence or other acts, howsoever caused, by any officer, member, employee, agent, or contractor of FlaggersPDX, or by any other participant in FlaggersPDX Events.
6. I hereby release and forever discharge FlaggersPDX, its officers, directors, organizers and other members from all actions, claims, and demands that I or my Representatives now have or may hereafter have for injury or damage resulting from my participation in any FlaggersPDX Events.
7. This Release is to operate as a full and final release of any and all rights I or my Representatives now have or may have in the future against FlaggersPDX, its officers, directors, organizers and/or other members in connection with my participation in any Events of FlaggersPDX.
8. I acknowledge that I may sustain damages and/or expenses which are presently unknown or not suspected, and that such damages and expenses, if any, might otherwise give rise to claims which I do not now anticipate. Nevertheless, I hereby expressly waive all right I may have regarding all claims, known or unknown against FlaggersPDX, its officers, directors, organizers and other members in connection with my participation in any Events of FlaggersPDX.
9. This Release is binding on my Representatives and that its coverage extends to the Representatives of FlaggersPDX, its officers, directors, organizers and/or other members.
10. This Release is governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Oregon, and is to be construed and interpreted as broadly and inclusively as permitted by the laws of the State of Oregon.
11. If any clause or provision in this Release is found to be void, illegal, or unenforceable, the remaining provisions and clauses will not be affected and will remain in full force and effect.
12. If I or my Representatives violate any of the terms of this Release, and FlaggersPDX, or any of its officers, directors, organizers and/or other members, is sued, or a claim made against them, I agree to indemnify FlaggersPDX and/or its officers, directors, organizers and/or other members and to hold them harmless from any and all expense and liability. Such indemnity covers all reasonable expenses incurred by them, including but not limited to attorney fees.
13. I have read and agree to abide by FlaggersPDX’s rules as contained in the document entitled “FlaggersPDX Code of Conduct” http://flaggerspdx.com/Code-of-Conduct.php
14. I affirm that I am more than 18 years of age and that I am competent to sign this Release on my own behalf. I have read the foregoing document in its entirety and I fully understand its contents. I am aware that this is an Assumption of Risk and Release of Liability and I sign this document of my own free will. By signing below, I expressly agree to all of the terms contained in this document.
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