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Terms & Conditions of Sleep Under the Stars 2018

SYDNEY STEPPING STONE Inc. known as STEPPING STONE HOUSE
227 Wardell Road, Dulwich Hill New South Wales 2203
 
THIS DOCUMENT AFFECTS YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND THE RIGHTS OF YOUR CHILD- PLEASE READ CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT. 
 
AGREEMENT, RELEASE AND INDEMNITY – Stepping Stone House Sleep Under the Stars
 
1. ACTIVITY AND ASSOCIATED RISKS
 
I have chosen to participate in and to have my child/children participate in the Stepping Stone House Sleep Under the Stars (the Event) and the activities involved in attendance at the Sleep Under the Stars (the Activity) organised by Sydney Stepping Stone Inc also known as Stepping Stone House (the Organiser), to be held under the Harbour Bridge on 26th October 2018.
 
a. In consideration of me and my child or children, being permitted to participate in the Activity, I accept and agree to the full contents of this agreement being binding in relation to me and my child.
 
b. I certify that I have the authority to sign on behalf of the child/children named above, and certify that I have the authority and legal right to make decisions for the child/children regarding the child/children’s participation in the Activities.
 
c. I understand that the Activity is dangerous and inherently hazardous, and that I or my child may be exposed to dangers and hazards, including:  Cold, falls, fractures, concussion, injury from over exertion, contraction of a disease, equipment failures, dehydration, food poisoning, and allergic reaction to food, lack of skills of other participants, faulty facilities and negligence of others.
 
d. I understand that the Activity of sleeping in the open and participating in all aspects of the Activity is a dangerous recreational Activity within the terms of the Civil Liability Act (NSW) and that Stepping Stone House, and the other parties to be released will have no liability for any injury or damage caused by the participation of me or my child in any dangerous recreational activity.
 
e. As a consequence of participating in and attending this Activity I or my child may be seriously hurt or disabled or may die or my property may be damaged.
 
f. I will supervise my child or children in the Activity and take responsibility for their actions. Sydney Stepping Stone Inc. and Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority assumes no responsibility for directing, supervising or controlling my child, or the children of others during the activity.
 
g. I agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless and defend Sydney Stepping Stone Inc., its board members, employees, volunteers, sub-contractors, contractors, officers and agents, providers of equipment, providers of food, members of the public, Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, Everyday Hero, the Council, and any other participants in the Activity or in the vicinity of the Activity from all liabilities and claims that arise in any way from any injury, death, loss or harm that occurs to me or to the child during the Activity, or in any way related to the Activity. This includes any claim by the child alleging, or claiming negligence by any person, or arising from the negligence of,  Sydney Stepping Stone Inc., its board members, employees, volunteers, sub-contractors, contractors, officers and agents, providers of equipment, members of the public and any other participants in the Activities or in the vicinity of the Activities.
 
 
2. ASSUMPTION OF THE RISKS
 
a. I assume all risks, including the above mentioned risks, and any harm, loss or injury which may occur to me, my child or my property as a result of participation by me or my child in the Activity, or during transportation before or after the activity, including any loss, injury or damage caused by the negligence of Sydney Stepping Stone Inc., its board members, employees, volunteers, sub-contractors, contractors, officers and agents, providers of equipment and food, Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority,  members of the public and any other participants in the Activity or in the vicinity of the Activities.
 
b. I also agree and understand that any equipment that is used by me or my child, whether that equipment is owned by Sydney Stepping Stone Inc., by me, or any other provider or is rented, or borrowed by me for use by me and my child, is used by me and by my child/children at my own risk, and at the risk of my child/children. 
 
c. I agree and understand that all equipment used, borrowed or rented by me, is provided without any warranty as to its condition, fitness or suitability. I agree and understand that all food purchased by me, is provided, given or sold without any warranty as to its fitness and suitability including as to its contents should I or my child/children have any allergy to any food.
 
 
3. RELEASE OF LIABILITY
 
a. I hereby release Sydney Stepping Stone Inc, its board members, employees, volunteers, sub-contractors, contractors, officers and agents, providers of any equipment, providers of food, Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, the local council, or other providers of permits and premises, Everyday Hero, any other participants and attendees, (the Released Parties) from all liabilities, causes of action, claims and demands that arise in any way from any injury, loss, death or ham that occurs to me or to the child, or to any other person or to any property during the Activity or in any way related to the Activity, including during transportation to or from the Activity. This release includes claims against or for the negligence of the Released Parties and claims for strict liability for abnormally dangerous activities.
 
b. I agree not to sue or make a claim against the Released Parties for death, injury to loss or harm that occurs to me or to my child during the Activities or are related in any way to the Activity.
 
 
4. INDEMNIFICATION
 
a. I promise to indemnify and hold harmless Sydney Stepping Stone Inc., its board members, employees, volunteers, sub-contractors, contractors, officers and agents, providers of any equipment, providers of food, Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, the land owner, the Council, and other providers of permits and premises, Everyday Hero, any other participants and attendees, (the Indemnified Parties) from any claims, including for the negligence of any of these released Indemnified Parties. I also agree to indemnify and hold harmless and defend these parties against any and all claims caused by my own negligence, or the negligence of my child, and any claim arising from or caused by my conduct or my child’s conduct during the Activity.
 
b. I agree that in the event of my death, or the death of my child/children that this indemnity and release will be binding on my estate, and the estate of my child/children, and that this indemnification and release will therefore bind by executor, administrator or guardian and that they will be required to enforce the terms of this indemnity and release.
 
c. I agree that this agreement is to be an enforceable release of liability and indemnity by me of Sydney Stepping Stone Inc., its board members, employees, volunteers, sub-contractors, contractors, officers and agents, providers of any equipment, the land owner, counsel, or other providers of permits and premises, any other participants and attendees.
 
 
5. REGISTRATION / PRICE
 
a. I accept that the Organiser may offer discounted entry fees at its discretion. 
 
b. I understand that the Event will be free to spectators. 
 
c. I accept that I must sign in for the Stepping Stone House Sleep Under the Stars (as individuals or teams) and provide a signed copy of this Agreement, Indemnity and Release signed by me and complete, with photo ID on the day of the Event at the designated registration area from 5pm on Friday 26th October 2018.
 
 
6. TEAMS
 
a. I accept that a team may consist of two or more participants.
 
b. I acknowledge that I will provide the Stepping Stone House (the "Organiser") or its authorised representatives with the name and contact details of the team co-ordinator if I enter as part of a team, and agree that the Organiser or their authorised representatives may contact the person and exchange my/our personal information with them which I have provided to Stepping Stone House.
 
 
7. FUNDRAISING
 
a. I will try my best to fundraise a minimum of $500.00 per individual participant for Stepping Stone House.
 
b. I understand that the fundraising component is not compulsory and that donations can be donated online via the Everyday Hero website. I acknowledge that these donations are non-refundable. I also acknowledge that these donations may be tax deductible.
 
c. I understand that incentives (the number and nature of which will be decided by the Organiser) may be awarded to the individuals or teams in relation to their fundraising.
 
 
8. MEDICAL INFORMATION
 
a. I certify that I am physically and mentally fit and healthy, and have no medical condition which would affect or limit my capacity to safely participate in the Activity.
 
b. I certify that my child/ children are physically fit and healthy and that my child/ children have no medical condition which would affect or limit their capacity to safely participate in the Activity.
 
c. I acknowledge that I and my child should seek medical advice prior to participating in the Event if I and/or the child for whom I am legal care, or to whom I am are guardian, suffers or am suffering from a medical condition. 
 
d. Sydney Stepping Stone Inc. (the Organiser) and Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (the owner of the land) and Everyday Hero assumes no responsibility to provide medical care during the activity. I will pay for any medical care or treatment that I or my child requires as a result of participation in any Activities. I further provide consent for me and for my child/children to receive medical treatment from the St John’s Safety Manager and officers for treatment which they consider necessary, or reasonable.
 
e. I will provide an emergency contact name and phone number when requested by Stepping Stone House (the Organiser), its employees or representatives, and authorise Stepping Stone House (the Organiser) or any person authorised by it, to contact my emergency contact person and to provide personal information.
 
 
9. USE OF NAME OR PICTURE
 
a. I consent to the publication and/or use of the image, voice, statement or otherwise, (including the publication of my name and/or Event result in any broadcast, telecast, advertising, promotion or other account of this Event) of me, and of my child/ children, to be published in any form of media whatsoever including advertising and promotions for future Stepping Stone House events, or for any legitimate purpose without payment or compensation. In the event that I do not consent to the above then I agree to advise Stepping Stone House of this in writing no later than one week prior to the Event.
 
 
10. AGREE WITH & ABIDE BY RULES
 
a. I agree to read all Event rules, regulations and conditions and conform to them.
 
b. I agree to follow the rules of the Activity, and to ensure that my child follows the rules of the Activity.
 
c. I acknowledge that Sydney Stepping Stone Inc., its employees, or representative may remove me and my child/ children from the Event area and the Activity (a) if my behaviour or the behaviour of my child/ children is inappropriate, offensive, or abusive, (b) to prevent damage to any property, (c) on medical or health and safety grounds (including to prevent possible harm or injury to myself, my child, or children or any other person), or (d) to prevent or arrest any form of unauthorised marketing, collection or monies or ambush marketing; (e ) if I am considered by Sydney Stepping Stone Inc. to be under the effect of alcohol or any drug.
 
 
11. REFUNDS
 
a. I acknowledge that under no circumstances will a refund be provided for donations made. 
 
b. I acknowledge that if the Event is cancelled that Sydney Stepping Stone Inc., will refund to me the registration fee paid by me.
 
c. I acknowledge that, except in the case of cancellation of the Event by Sydney Stepping Stone Inc. that refunds will not be provided for the ticket registration fee paid by me.
 
d. I agree that my entry in the Event and participation in the Activity is not transferable for me or for my child/ children and that no other person is permitted to participate in the Event and Activity in my place or in the place of my child/ children.
 
 
12. DETAILS OF THE EVENT
 
a. I accept that I will probably get little sleep
 
b. I acknowledge that I must sleep within the safety barriers where provided
 
c. I accept that if I decide to leave the event prior to 6am, I will notify Stepping Stone House (the organiser) by attending the registration table and advising in writing that I am leaving the event, including with my child/ children.
 
d. I agree that I will not leave at the event any child or children under my supervision and control while I am outside the safety barriers at any time.
 
 
13. PARKING
 
a. I accept that Stepping Stone House (the organiser) will not provide parking for participants or spectators for the Event. I accept that it is my responsibility to locate suitable parking before or during the Event.
 
 
14. MISCELLANEOUS
 
a. I have read the information pack in relation to the Event and Activity available, including for download at www.steppingstonehouse.com.au. 
 
b. I acknowledge that I and my child/children will be given a wrist band on registration at the Event and Activity that identifies each participant as a paid participant.
 
c. I agree that I and each of my children will wear this wrist band at all times during the Event and while participating in the Activity.
 
 
15. FURTHER AGREEMENTS
 
a. I agree that if any portion of this agreement is found to be invalid or unenforceable, that the remainder will continue to be in force and effective. I also agree that any invalid clause will be modified or partially enforced to the maximum extent, as permitted by law, so that the purpose of the agreement is carried out.
 
b. Nothing in this document precludes Sydney Stepping Stone Inc., its board members, employees, volunteers, contractors, equipment providers, and government entities and other attendees from relying on any laws that limit or preclude their liability.
 
c. I agree that I and my child participate in all Activities at my own risk, and at my child’s risk.
 
d. I agree and acknowledge that Sydney Stepping Stone Inc. has no control over and assumes no responsibility for the actions of any independent contractors and volunteers and members of the public who may provide services, or goods or be involved in the activities.
 
e. I agree that this agreement, indemnity and release is governed by the law of New South Wales.
 
f. I have fully read this agreement before signing it.
 
g. No oral statements or representations have been made, and I do not rely on any statements other than what is contained in this indemnity and release, in signing this agreement. I understand that this is an agreement and contract which affects my legal rights, and I am signing it of my own free will.
 
 
Signed by me, both for myself, and as the guardian or parent of the child/children named above.
 
 
Name: ……………………………………
 
Address:…………………………………
 
Signature:……………………………….
 
Relationship to child: ……………….....

 

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Jurisdiction

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Survival

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General

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  3. All prices are in Australian Dollars.
  4. Terms & Conditions updated June 2017