In consideration of being allowed to participate in any way with the activities of this group, I, the undersigned, acknowledge and agree that:
- I understand that risks are involved in the activities of this group (“Activity”), including risks associated with off-campus trips and events, and I assume all risks incurred from my participation in this Activity.
- My participation in this Activity is completely voluntary and is not required as part of my course of study.
- I, for myself, and on behalf of my heirs, assigns, personal representatives and next of kin, hereby RELEASE, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARLMESS, HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY its trustees, directors, officers, employees, servants, representatives and agents from and against any and all claims, losses, damages, expenses (including attorneys’ fees, and all court and litigation costs) and liability (including statutory liability), resulting from injury and/or death of any person or damage to or loss of any property arising out of or in any way connected with this Activity and my participation therein.
- I understand that I am solely responsible for any and all expenses related to injuries and/or loss or damage of personal property incurred in connection with my participation in this Activity.
- I agree that photographs, whether still or action, videos, film and/or motion pictures (hereinafter “Pictures”), and/or audio recordings (“Recordings”), may be taken of me by or on behalf of Hofstra University and in connection with this Activity, and, without any compensation or further notification or approval by me, grant to Hofstra University, its agents, employees, and others working on Hofstra University’s behalf (“Hofstra”) the unlimited, perpetual, worldwide, unconditional and irrevocable right and license to use, distribute, publish, exhibit, digitize, broadcast, display, reproduce, make commercial use of and otherwise use directly or indirectly the Pictures, Recordings and/or my image, voice, likeness and/or video footage in any form, format or media (“Media”), for any purpose, including but not limited to advertising or trade or University-related activity in promoting or providing information about University and its educational services and agree that all rights therein shall irrevocably, exclusively, unconditionally and perpetually belong to Hofstra University.
- I hereby agree to release and discharge Hofstra University, its officers, representatives, employees, agents, licensees, successors and assigns from any and all claims, demands or causes of action that I may now have or may hereafter have for libel, defamation, invasion of privacy or right of publicity, infringement of copyright or violation of any other right arising out of or relating to any utilization of the Pictures, Recordings, or Media.
I hereby warrant that I am eighteen (18) years of age or older and competent to contract in my own name in so far as the above is concerned. I have read this release of liability and assumption of risk agreement, fully understand its terms, understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing it and sign it freely and voluntarily without any inducement.
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