Risk, Waiver & Release

– Terms and Conditions
Required for enrollment in HeartWork Photography Nature Education Outings, a program of Wild Destinations Photography. Accept this as part of the Terms & Conditions in the Sign-Up process.

Before participating in any HeartWork Photography, (hereafter known as HWP) Nature Education Outing, (hereafter known as “Outing”) , it is required for you to read and agree to this waiver, which shall serve as an agreement for release of our liability against any or all risks during the course of the outing. By agreeing to this waiver, you acknowledge and certify that you are voluntarily participating in HWP Outing  activities that can include traveling to areas that may be remote or undeveloped and therefore may involve additional risks, dangers, and inconveniences including, but not limited to, forces both natural and manmade, wild animals, exposure to illnesses, non-maintained roads and walkways, lack of dining accommodations, last minute transportation methods, and other circumstances. You accept that travel and outdoor activity involves some inherent risk of injury, illness, loss or damage to personal property, and other safety-related dangers including death, whether by acts of nature or human negligence, including personal actions, or the actions of others, and you assume all risks, consequences, and potential personal and property liability for this participation.

By agreeing to this waiver, you also agree to allow HWP volunteers to photograph you during your participation in our Nature Education Photography outing, and opt-in for us to use your photos and/or video in our promotional materials and campaigns without remuneration or compensation. All photos / videos taken by HWP volunteers are the sole property of HWP with full copyright and intellectual property rights. We will attempt to notify you if we use an image or video and provide you with access to a digital copy of the promotional piece. You may opt-out of us using any images we take of you on the Outing Registration form.

Furthermore, you recognize that such hazards and dangers, including those not mentioned herein, cannot be eliminated. You also understand that travel with a group invariably involves compromise to accommodate the diverse desires, travel goals, personalities, and physical abilities of group members, and that itineraries are not guaranteed and are only a guideline. We reserve the right to cancel or change activities without prior notice, and to cancel the registration of any participant we determine fails to meet the activity requirements. We reserve the right to cancel any Outing activity and location, and to accept or reject any person as a member of any Outing, at any time during the Outing. The Volunteer Outing leader(s) judgment shall provide the final determination of an individual’s ability to participate in, or continue to participate in, any Outing activity.

We assume no liability for medical care. We assume no liability for the dietary requirements of any participants. In addition, you agree that you are personally responsible for providing and wearing appropriate clothing, footwear and/or safety gear, your dietary needs, and that you are in sufficiently good physical and psychological health to undertake outdoor Outing activity, and certify that you do not knowingly have any medical or health considerations that could create a risk for you or other participants. By agreeing to this waiver and agreement, you are acknowledging that you have read, understood, and accepted the terms and conditions stated within, and you accept that this agreement cannot be orally or otherwise modified. You further acknowledge and agree that you are waiving your rights to bring a court action to recover compensation or obtain any other remedy for any injury to yourself or damage or loss of your property.

I release, waive, discharge, and covenant not to sue Wild Destinations Photography, Waller Productions LLC, Rick and/or Jeree Waller and/or their directors, officers, employees, volunteers, representatives, activity or event sponsors from any and all liability, claims, demands, action and causes of actions whatsoever arising of or related to any loss, damage or injury, including death, that may be sustained by me, or to any property belonging to me, while participating in this Outing and while being a passenger in any vehicle. It is my expressed intent that this release and hold harmless agreement shall bind the members of my family and spouse, if I am alive, and my heirs, assigns and personal representative, if I am deceased, and shall be deemed as a RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE, and COVENANT NOT TO SUE the above named RELEASEES. I hereby further agree that this Waiver of Liability and Hold Harmless Agreement shall be constructed in accordance with the laws of United States of America and Canada and it’s states and territories.

I VOLUNTARILY ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY RISKS OR LOSS, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR PERSONAL INJURY, INCLUDING DEATH, that may be sustained by me, or loss or damage to property owned by me, as a result of participation in this Outing.