Thank you for volunteering for the AMERICAN
BRAIN TUMOR ASSOCIATION (“ABTA”) Partners in Treatment and Care meeting in 2017(the “Event”). Please read the following Waiver and Release
of Liability carefully before signing below.
Release of Liability
I hereby acknowledge that I have voluntarily
chosen to participate in the Event. In consideration for ABTA allowing me to
participate in the Event, I hereby release and discharge ABTA, and all its
officers, employees, contractors, agents and assigns (the “Released Parties”)
from any and all claims, demands, rights, and causes of action, present or
future, whether known or unknown, anticipated or unanticipated, and resulting
from, or arising out of, or incident to, my participation as a volunteer in the
Event. I am aware and agree that this is
a complete Release of Liability for any injuries or damages I may sustain.
As a result of my participation in the Event,
ABTA or its designee may take video, digital pictures, movies, photographs,
and/or audio recordings of me or my profile. I hereby irrevocably grant to ABTA and to its
successors, affiliates, employees, agents, and assigns (collectively, “ABTA”),
the absolute and unrestricted right to use, copy or reproduce my name, voice,
picture, likeness, stories and profile, whether in original or modified form,
in promotional and advertising materials, publications, news releases, Web
sites or other forms hereafter conceived produced for or by ABTA and used by ABTA,
including future publications and web-pages.
I understand circulation of the above can be worldwide and there will be
no compensation to me for this.
I further understand that publication may be
accomplished by several means, including, without limitation, electronically
via the Internet and that after publication ABTA will be unable to prevent
other persons from gaining access to and copying my picture, likeness, stories,
and profile and subsequently using, altering, or republishing it/them without my
I hereby waive all rights and release and
discharge the Released Parties from any and all claims, demands, or causes of
action that I may have or may hereafter have for defamation, libel, invasion of
privacy, publicity, or personality, misappropriation, infringement of copyright
or trademark or any other intellectual property, or any other matter, based
upon or relating to the use and exploitation of me or my profile.
I understand and voluntarily accept the
possibility of unconsented-to third party use, alteration or republication; and
waive any claim for damages against ABTA arising from such actions by these
This Volunteer Waiver and Release shall be
binding upon the undersigned and his or her heirs, next of kin, administrators
and personal representatives.
I have carefully read this Volunteer Waiver and
Release and fully understand its contents.
I have signed the release freely and voluntarily.
I certify that I am over the age of majority
(18 years of age or older in most states), or I have my parent’s or guardian’s
consent as indicated below.
IF THE VOLUNTEER/PARTICIPANT
IS A MINOR, THE PARENT OR GUARDIAN SHOULD READ BELOW:
I am the parent or legal guardian of the “Participant”. On behalf of the Participant, I hereby
irrevocably and unconditionally agree to all of the terms of this release
document. I also, for myself and on
behalf of my heirs, estate, insurers, successors and assigns, hereby release,
indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties (defined above), with respect
to any and all claims or causes of action I may have for damages for personal
or bodily injury, disability, death, loss or damage to person or property,
whether arising from the negligence of any or all of the Released Parties or
otherwise, to the fullest extent permitted by law.