I agree as a precondition to my participation in a Reptile/Exotic Encounter, field trip, Spend the Day, Birthday Party, (hereinafter referred to collectively as “The Event”) or any other event organized by The Rescue or its Employees/Volunteers , and in further consideration of the The Rescue allowing me to do so, to be strictly bound by the terms of this Waiver, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement (hereinafter referred to collectively as “This Agreement”)
2. I acknowledge that any encounter with Exotic Animals including reptiles involve inherent risks that may cause mild to serious injury and even death to participants.
3. I fully understand the risks and dangers associated with my child’s (or my personal representative, heirs or assigns) participation in The Event, and accept same entirely at my own risk.
4. I hereby waive any and all claims, which I may have against The Rescue, and/or its Employees/Volunteers, and release The Rescue and its Employees/Volunteers from all liability for injury, death, property damage, or any other loss sustained by me or my child (or the child I am representing) as a result of my/their participation in the Event, due to any cause whatsoever, including, without limitation, negligence on the part of The Rescue or its Employees/Volunteers, for any legal fees (on a solicitor and his own client basis) or costs, which may be incurred in defending any lawsuit or claim I may bring against them.
5. I appreciate that This Agreement applies whether The Rescue is at fault or not and it limits the liability of The Employees/Volunteers to the same extent as its limits the liability of The Rescue even though The Employee/Volunteers are not formal parties to This Agreement. I understand, further, that The Rescue in securing execution of This Agreement by myself is acting as agent or trustee on behalf of or for the benefit of The Employees/Volunteers who shall to this extent be or be deemed to be parties to This Agreement.
I have read and understand this agreement, I understand that this document contains a promise not to sue The Rescue or The Employees/Volunteers and release and indemnify same for all claims.