Waiver and Release
DESCRIPTION OF ACTIVITY:
Activity (“Activity”) includes but is not limited to: Charity motorcycle rides sanctioned by The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center (“M. D. Anderson”), charity motorcycle rides sanctioned by entities other than M. D. Anderson, general membership rides and general membership gatherings.
I, the above-named participant, am eighteen (18) years of age or older and am voluntarily participating in the above-described Activity. I acknowledge that the Activity is being made available through M. D. Anderson, the Activity is not being undertaken by M. D. Anderson; rather the Activity is being undertaken by me, and M. D. Anderson is not responsible for the Activity. I acknowledge that the nature of the Activity may expose me to hazards or risks that may result in my illness, personal injury, or death, and I understand and appreciate the nature of those hazards and risks. I further acknowledge that I have read the Group Code of Conduct and Rules of the Road, attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference, and agree to the provisions therein.
RELEASE FROM LIABILITY
In consideration of my participation in the Activity, I hereby accept and assume all risk to my health and of my injury or death that may result from my participation in the Activity, and I hereby release M. D. Anderson, The University of Texas System, and their Regents, officers, employees and representatives from any liability to me, my personal representatives, estate, heirs, next of kin, and assigns for any and all claims and causes of action for loss of or damage to any property and for any and all illness or injury to any person, including death, that may result from or occur during my participation in the Activity, whether caused by negligence of M. D. Anderson, The University of Texas System, and their Regents, officers, employees, or representatives, or otherwise. I further agree to indemnify and hold harmless M. D. Anderson, The University of Texas System, and their Regents, officers, employees, and representatives from any liability for the injury or death of any person(s) and damage to property that may result from my negligent or intentional act or omission while participating in the Activity.
I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS AGREEMENT AND UNDERSTAND IT TO BE A RELEASE OF ALL CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION FOR INJURY OR DEATH OR DAMAGE TO MY PROPERTY THAT OCCURS WHILE PARTICIPATING IN THE ACTIVITY. I FURTHER UNDERSTAND THAT THIS AGREEMENT OBLIGATES ME TO INDEMNIFY THE PARTIES NAMED FOR ANY LIABILITY FOR INJURY OR DEATH OF ANY PERSON AND DAMAGE TO PROPERTY CAUSED BY MY NEGLIGENT OR INTENTIONAL ACT OR OMISSION.
I give M. D. Anderson permission to interview and/or to have photographs, audio or audiovisual recordings made of me (the “Media Materials”) and to use the Media Materials in any business, educational, professional or fund-raising activities. To the extent that I have given consent in the foregoing sentence, I (i) agree that my name may be used in connection with the Media Materials; (ii) hereby release M. D. Anderson, The University of Texas System and its Board of Regents, and their officers, agents, and employees from any and all liability in connection with the Media Materials; and (iii) waive all rights, interest or claims for payment in connection with any use, exhibition or release of the Media Materials.