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Saratoga Hindu temple terms & conditions instructors


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Saratoga Hindu temple terms & conditions instructors

  1. 1. November  1st,  2015   Saratoga  HINDU  TEMPLE  &  COMMUNITY  CENTER     INSTRUCTOR  Terms  and  Conditions     MANDATORY  AGREEMENT  TO  TERMS  AND  CONDITIONS    AND  RELEASE  OF  ALL  CLAIMS   SARATOGA  HINDU  TEMPLE  &  COMMUNITY  CENTER  (SHTCC)   Education  Offerings   We  thank  you  for  volunteering  for  Saratoga  Hindu  Temple  and  Community  Center,  hereinafter   referred  to  as  SHTCC,  event.  Please  read  this  form  carefully  and  be  aware  that  by  volunteering,   you/  your  child  and  extended  family    will  be  waiving  and  releasing  certain  claims  that  you  and   your  family  may  sustain  in  perpetuity.  City  referred  in  this  agreement  refers  to  the  City  of   Saratoga.     I  acknowledge  hereby,  of  my  own  free  will  and  without  inducements,  promises  or  statements   other  than  those  contained  in  this  Agreement,  and  I  agree  to  the  following  below.     I  acknowledge  that  participation  as  a  SHTCC  instructor  may  involve  risk  of  serious  injury,   disability,  death,  or  property  damage  or  loss.  In  consideration  of  the  permission  given  to  me   to  participate  as  a  Volunteer  in  the  activity  or  event  described  above,  I  hereby  assume  any   and  all  risks  of  such  injury,  disability,  death,  or  property  damage  or  loss.    I  understand  that,   during  the  course  and  scope  of  my  volunteer  services,  I  will  not  be  covered  by  any  medical   insurance  or  coverage  by  the  City  of  Saratoga  nor  any  insurance  that  SHTCC  holds  .       I  hereby  waive,  release  and  discharge  SHTCC  the  City  of  Saratoga  and  its  officers,  agents,   and  employees  from  any  and  all  other  claims  and  damages  for  personal  injury,  disability,   death,  or  property  damage  or  loss  which  I  sustain  or  which  may  occur  as  a  result  of  my   volunteering,  even  though  that  liability,  injury,  or  damage  or  loss  may  arise  out  of  the   negligent  acts,  omissions  or  other  legal  fault  of  SHTCC  the  City  or  its  officers,  agents,  and   employees.    I  further  agree  to  indemnify  and  hold  SHTCC,  the  City  and  its  officers,  agents,   and  employees  harmless  from  any  loss,  liability,  damage,  cost  or  expense,  including   litigation,  arising  out  of  or  related  to  my  participation  as  SHTCC  instructor.  The  foregoing   agreement  to  indemnify  shall  continue  in  full  force  and  effect  notwithstanding  the   conclusion  of  my  participation  in  the  activity.       I  understand  and  agree  that  this  release  and  indemnification  agreement  is  intended  to  be   broad  and  inclusive  as  permitted  under  California  Law,  and  that  if  any  portion  of  this  release  
  2. 2. and  agreement  is  invalid,  the  balance  shall  continue  in  full  force  and  effect.    This  release  and   indemnification  agreement  shall  be  effective  and  binding  upon  myself  and  my  heirs,   successors  and  assigns.     I  HAVE  CAREFULLY  READ  THIS  RELEASE  AND  INDEMNIFICATION  AGREEMENT  AND  FULLY   UNDERSTAND  ITS  CONTENTS.  I  AM  AWARE  THAT  THIS  IS  A  RELEASE  OF  LIABILITY  AND  A   CONTRACT  BETWEEN  MYSELF  AND  SHTCC.  I  VOLUNTARILY  AGREE  TO  EACH  OF  THE  TERMS   AND  PROVISIONS  HEREIN  AND  SIGN  THIS  RELEASE  AND  INDEMNIFICATION  AGREEMENT   OF  MY  OWN  FREE  WILL.     MY  SUPPORT  OF  SHTCC     I  am  100%  behind  the  SHTCC,  its  mission  and  charter;  and  the  value  that  it  provides  to  the  local   community.  I  also  believe  in  the  Hindu  value  systems,  the  traditions,  that  are  inherent  to  our   culture;  and  also  in  propagating  and  preservation  of  these  values  for  our  next  generation.    I  will   make  every  attempt  to  join  the  programs  of  SHTCC,  lending  my  support  and  energy  as  feasible.   By  signing  up  to  be  a  volunteer,  I  am  also  an  advocate  for  SHTCC  and  will  do  my  best  to   propagate  these  values.     ASSUMPTION  OF  RISK     In  participating,  attending  as  the  instructor  for  SHTCC,  I  acknowledge  hereby,  of  my  own  free   will  and  without  inducements,  promises  or  statements  other  than  those  contained  in  this   Agreement,    I  am  solely  responsible  for  any  certain  risks  of  physical  injury;  and  I  agree  to  assume   the  full  risk  of  any  nature,  whatsoever  for  any  death,  any  injuries,  damages  or  loss  of  property,   and  the  person  and  the  property  of  others,  which  me  /  my  child  /  my  extended  family  may   sustain  as  a  result  of  participating  in  any  and  all  activities  connected  with  or  associated  with   such  a  program.         LOGISTICS  and  COMMITTMENT     I  understand  that  as  the  instructor,  I  am  committed  to  holding  of  this  class  on  a  weekly  basis  or   as  agreed  upon  –  as  far  as  feasible.  I  do  understand  that  if  there  is  a  break,  that  the  break  is   disruptive  to  the  attendee  and  leads  to  a  drop  in  attendance.  Furthermore,  I  understand  that   rooms  are  booked  by  SHTCC  at  the  Saratoga  Community  Center  months  in  advance,  and  last   minute  cancelation  of  class  are  not  credited  back  by  the  city  of  Saratoga  as  per  their  policy  i.e   we  make  a  loss  for  every  last  minute  cancelation.  I  also  understand  that  I  am  in  charge  of  the   setup  and  dismantle  for  running  my  class  i.e  setup  of  tables  and  chairs  etc  and  their  dismantle  at   the  end  of  the  event  and  any  cleanup  needed  .  I  will  engage  the  help  as  needed,  whether   attendees  or  other  volunteers  towards  this.  I  understand  that  city  of  Saratoga  staff,  even  if   available  are  not  responsible  to  put  up  chairs/tables  for  my  class  or  clean  up  after  my  class.  I  will   ensure  that  I  will  have  left  the  room  exactly  as  I  found  it  and  avoid  any  expenses  for  SHTCC  due   to  city  staff  having  to  put  in  extra  effort  in  the  cleanup  or  dismantle.  I  will  bring  items  as  needed   for  this  class.  If  there  is  an  expense  for  my  class,  I  will  ensure  I  have  it  pre-­‐approved  with  SHTCC   management  team  towards  getting  it  reimbursed.  I  agree  to  treat  the  premises  of  the  class  with   care,  and  ensure  that  no  charges  for  damage  are  filed  against  SHTCC  by  any  organization  as  a   result  of  my  actions    
  3. 3. ASSUMPTION  OF  RISK  DURING  SHTCC  EDUCATION  SESSIONS  –  in  case  of  a  child  teaching   assistant   I  acknowledge  hereby,  that  my  child  or  myself  are  participating  at  these  free  educational   sessions  of  my  or  my  child’s  own  free  will  and  without  inducements,  promises  or  statements   other  than  those  contained  in  this  Agreement.  I  will  plan  to  be  present  during  all  such  sessions   wherein  my  child  is  instructing  or  being  educated.  I  also  understand  that  these  classes  are  being   offered  at  various  sites,  including  my  home.  I  am  solely  responsible  for  any  certain  risks  of   physical  injury;  and  I  agree  to  assume  the  full  risk  of  any  nature,  whatsoever  for  any  death,  any   injuries,  damages  or  loss  of  property,  and  the  person  and  the  property  of  others,  which  me  /  my   child  /  my  extended  family  may  sustain  as  a  result  of  participating  in  any  and  all  activities   connected  with  or  associated  with  such  a  program.         Photographic  Permission  Release  Agreement   I  hereby  consent  to  the  unrestricted  use  by  SHTCC  of  my  photograph,  picture  or  portrait  for  use   in  magazines,  newspapers,  trade  journals,  booklets,  pamphlets,  newsletters,  advertisements,   the  SHTCC  Web  site,  or  other  promotional  materials.  I  hereby  agree  to  grant  SHTCC  University   worldwide  rights  in  perpetuity  for  the  use  of  my  image  on  the  SHTCC  Web  site.  I  further  agree   that  the  Web  site  and  all  of  its  elements,  belong  entirely  and  exclusively  to  SHTCC,  so  that   SHTCC  and  its  licensees  and  assigns  may  duplicate,  distribute,  exhibit,or  otherwise  use  the   materials,  or  any  portion  of  them,  without  limitation  or  restriction,  throughout  the  world  in   perpetuity.  I  release  SHTCC  University  and  its  licensees  and  as-­‐signs  from  any  liability  arising   from  the  use  of  my  image  and  biographical  information  on  the  SHTCC  Web  site  and  authorize   use  of  my  image  and  biographical  information  for  SHTCC  marketing  purposes  including  but  not   limited  to  multimedia  products,  publicity,  advertising  and  promotional  uses,  and  supplementary   literary  material.  I  intend  to  be  legally  bound  by  this  release.       Waiver  and  Release  OF  ALL  CLAIMS   I  for  myself  and  for  my  heirs,  representatives,  assigns,  successors  and  administrators,  hereby   express  release  and  agree  to  waive  and  relinquish  all  claims  I  or  my  child    and  extended  family   may  have  as  a  result  of  my  participation,  attendance,  performance,  attending  or  volunteering  at   this  event,  against  SHTCC,  the  city  of  Saratoga,  and  its  officers,  agents,  servants  and  employees   from  any  and  all  claims  from  injuries,  damage  or  loss  which  may  have  or  which  accrue  to  me  or   my  child  on  account  of  participation  in  the  program.       I  also  understand  as  a  volunteer,  I  am  waiving  my  rights  to  any  fees  or  compensations  of  any   kind.  I  understand  that  SHTCC  reserves  the  right  to  terminate  voluntary  duties  and  assignments   for  any  reason  or  no  reason.  SHTCC  reserves  the  rights  to  cancel  any  particular  class  offering   based  on  lack  of  enrollment  or  for  any  other  reasons.  My  voluntary  duties  are  not  time  bound   for  any  specific  period.  I  have  read,  understand  and  agree  with  the  foregoing.     I  further  agree  to  indemnify  and  hold  harmless  and  defend  SHTCC  team,  the  city  of  Saratoga,   and  its  officers,  agents,  servants  and  employees  from  any  and  all  claims  sustained  by  me  or  my   child,  arising  out  of,  connected  with,  or  in  any  way  associated  with  the  activities  of  the  program.       AUTHORIZATION  FOR  TREATMENT     In  the  event  of  an  emergency,  I  authorize  SHTCC  team,  their  partners,  to  secure  from  any   accredited  hospital  and/or  physician  any  treatment  deemed  necessary  for  my  immediate  care  or  
  4. 4. for  the  immediate  care  of  my  minor  child,  and  I  agree  that  I  will  be  responsible  for  any  and  all   medical  services  rendered.         PERMISSION  FOR  PICTURES  and  VIDEO  CAPTURE     In  addition,  in  consideration  for  my  possible  participation  in  the  Program,  I  hereby  agree  to  be   bound  by  and  to  perform  all  of  the  terms,  as  such  terms  and  conditions  may  relate  to  my   participation  or  the  participation  of  my  child/ward  in  the  Program,  if  any  (including  but  not   limited  to  the  taping  of  my  appearance  in  connection  with  the  and  the  use  of  my  or  my   child’s/ward’s  name,  voice,  likeness,  performance  (or  excerpts  there  from)  on  picture,  film,  tape,   or  otherwise.    I  also  provide  my  permission,  or  my  child’s  permission  for  video  recording  of  my   act  and  for  the  videos  to  be  uploaded  on  YouTube.       I  understand  that  SHTCC  reserves  the  right  to  refuse  an  entry  or  performance  to  any  individual   or  act  in  its  sole  discretion  for  any  reason  or  no  reason.  I  have  read,  understand  and  agree  with   the  foregoing.     I  agree  that  SHTCC  may  use  my  or  my  child’s  performance  in  any  and  all  media,  including  in   shows,  marketing,  advertising  and  promotions  at  any  time,  without  further  compensation  to  me   or  my  minor  child.     WAIVER FOR ALL OTHER APPEARANCES I  also  permit  “SHTCC”,  team  to  use  my  (or  my  child’s)  name,  likeness  and  performance  (or   excerpts  there  from)  on  film,  tape,  or  otherwise  for  the  purpose  of  producing  television   programs,  including  uploads  of  my  performance  to  YouTube.  I  hereby  waive  the  right  to  any  and   all  payment  or  compensation  for  appearance  in  the  videotape  or  film  and  grant  the  right  to   make  unlimited  use  of  my  image  and/or  voice  in  whatever  production  they  desire.  I  agree  to   hold  SHTCC,  their  partners,  and  their  agents  harmless  from  any  liability  arising  from  my   performance.  It  is  also  agreed,  where  applicable,  that  as  the  person  responsible  for  this  location,   I  authorize  the  appearance  of  said  location  as  program  material  to  be  included  in  any   videotaped  program  and/or  publicity  material.     Any  controversy  or  claim  arising  out  of  or  relating  to  this  contract,  or  a  breach  thereof,  shall  be   determined  by  arbitration  administered  by  the  American  Arbitration  Association  in  accordance   with  its  International  Arbitration  Rules.     San  Jose,  CA  will  be  the  venue  of  resolution  of  all  disputes.     Convenant Not to Sue I  agree  never  to  institute  any  suit  or  action  at  law  or  otherwise  against    SHTCC,  their  partners,   the  city  of  Saratoga    and  its  officers,  agents,  servants  and  employees,  or  to  assist  in  the   persecution  of  any  claim  for  damages  or  any  cause  of  action  which  I  may  have  by  reason  of   injury  to  my  person  or  any  property,  arising  from  the  participation  at  this  event.  I  further   expressly  agre  that  I  will  never  raise  any  claim  against  SHTCC,  their  partners,  the  city  of  Saratoga,     and  its  officers,  agents,  servants  and  employees  regardless  of  the  nature  of  the  injury  or  damage.   I  further  agree  that  my  heirs,  executors,  administrators,  personal  representatives  and/or  anyone  
  5. 5. else  claiming  on  my  behalf  shall  not  institute  any  suit  or  action  at  law  or  otherwise  against   SHTCC,  their  partners,  the  city  of  Saratoga    and  its  officers,  agents,  servants  and  employees,  not   shall  they  initiate  or  assist  in  the  prosecution  of  any  claim  for  damage  or  cause  of  action.     By  signing  up  to  be  a  volunteer  instructor  for  Saratoga  Hindu  Temple,  I  hereby  permit  my  email   address  and  name  to  be  listed  on  the  Saratoga  Hindu  Temple  website.   NAME     EMAIL   DATE   ADDRESS