RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT (“AGREEMENT”)
IN CONSIDERATION of being permitted to participate in any way in Los Angeles LGBT Center/LifeWorks sponsored Models of Pride Virtual Conference (“Virtual Conference”) I, for myself, my personal representatives, assigns, heirs, and next of kin:
ACKNOWLEDGE, agree, and represent that I understand the nature of Models of Pride Virtual Conference Activities and that I am qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in the Virtual Conference. I further acknowledge that the Virtual Conference will be conducted over online digital platforms open to the public during the Virtual Conference and upon which the hazards of digital platforms communications are to be expected. I further agree and warrant that if at any time, I believe conditions to be unsafe, I will immediately discontinue further participation in the Virtual Conference.
FULLY UNDERSTAND that: (a) MODELS OF PRIDE ACTIVITIES INVOLVE RISKS AND DANGERS OF SERIOUS BODILY INJURY, INCLUDING PERMANENT DISABILITY, PARALYSIS, AND DEATH (“RISKS”); (b) these Risks and dangers may be caused by my own actions, or inactions, the actions or inactions of others participating in the Virtual Conference, the condition in which the Virtual Conference takes place, or THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE “RELEASEES” NAMED BELOW; (c) there may be OTHER RISKS AND SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC LOSSES either not known to me or not readily foreseeable at this time; and I FULLY ACCEPT AND ASSUME ALL SUCH RISKS AND ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOSSES, COSTS, AND DAMAGES I incur as a result of my participation the Virtual Conference.
Except as required by law, neither the Los Angeles LGBT Center/LifeWorks nor their affiliates shall be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential costs, damages, or losses arising directly or indirectly from the Virtual Conference or other aspect related thereto or in connection with this Agreement.
If Los Angeles LGBT Center/LifeWorks is prevented from carrying out its obligations as it pertains to the Virtual Conference you registered for as a result of any cause beyond its control, or such Virtual Conference cannot be Virtually conducted because of a software or issue with the hosting platform or due to acts of God, strikes, labor disputes, government requisitions, restrictions or war or apparent act of war, terrorism, disaster, civil disorder, epidemic or pandemic, curtailment or restriction on transportation facilities, or any other comparable calamity, casualty or condition (collectively a “Force Majeure”) Los Angeles LGBT Center/LifeWorks shall have the right to immediately terminate the affected Virtual Event without liability and shall be relieved of its obligations to Registrant. If the affected Virtual Conference is terminated due to a Force Majeure occurrence before the first day of the Virtual Event, then Los Angeles LGBT Center/LifeWorks will reschedule the affected Virtual Event and your registration will be applied to the rescheduled Virtual Conference.
HEREBY RELEASE, DISCHARGE, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE the Los Angeles LGBT Center/LifeWorks, their administrators, directors, agents, officers, members, volunteers, and employees, other participants, any sponsors, advertisers, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of digital platforms on which the Virtual Conference takes place, (each considered one of the “RELEASEES” herein) FROM ALL
LIABILITY, CLAIMS, DEMANDS, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES ON MY ACCOUNT CAUSED OR ALLEGED TO BE CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE “RELEASEES” OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING NEGLIGENT RESCUE OPERATIONS; AND I FURTHER AGREE that if, despite this RELEASE AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT I, or anyone on my behalf, makes a claim against any of the Releasees, I WILL INDEMNIFY, SAVE, AND HOLD HARMLESS EACH OF THE RELEASEES from any litigation expenses, attorney fees, loss, liability, damage, or cost which any may incur as the result of such claim.
I HAVE READ THIS AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, UNDERSTAND THAT I HAVE GIVEN UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS BY AGREEING TO THE TERMS, AND HAVE AGREED TO THE TERMS FREELY AND WITHOUT ANY INDUCEMENT OR ASSURANCE OF ANY NATURE AND INTEND IT TO BE A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW AND AGREE THAT IF ANY PORTION OF THIS AGREEMENT IS HELD TO BE INVALID THE BALANCE, NOTWITHSTANDING, SHALL CONTINUE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.