Liability Waiver

RESCUE CHICAGO WAIVER OF LIABILITY, MEDICAL RELEASE, PHOTO/VIDEO RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT

In consideration for being permitted by Rescue Chicago, Inc. (“Rescue Chicago”) to participate as a volunteer in various activities, I hereby waive, release, and discharge any and all claims and damages for personal injury, death, or property damage which I may sustain or may which hereafter accrue as a result of my participation as a volunteer and resulting from negligence or misconduct of Rescue Chicago.

This release is intended to discharge in advance Rescue Chicago, its Directors, Officers, and/or agents to include their heirs, agents, representatives, successors and assignees from and against any and all liabilities, actions, claims, demands, costs, or expenses arising from or in any way connected with my participation as a volunteer and resulting from the negligence or misconduct of Rescue Chicago.

I understand that various activities involving dogs and/or puppies can be hazardous in nature involving the possibility of being bitten, scratched, jumped on, dragged or knocked over. The possibility of serious accidents and/or injury can occur during participation in volunteer activities. Knowing the risks involved nevertheless I have voluntarily applied to participate in volunteer activities and I hereby agree to assume all risks of injury, and to release and hold harmless Rescue Chicago, its Directors, Officers, and/or agents who through negligence or carelessness might otherwise be liable to me.

I further agree to indemnify and to hold Rescue Chicago, its Directors, Officers, and/or agents free and harmless from any loss, liability, damage, cost or expense which they may incur as a result of any injury and/or property damage I may sustain while participating as a volunteer. I agree that all services I provide are charitable in nature and entirely voluntary, and there will be no compensation of any kind for the performance thereof.
Further I have been fully advised that as a non-employee I am not covered by worker’s compensation and am not covered under any medical insurance plan associated with my volunteer position with Rescue Chicago.

I hereby release Rescue Chicago from any liability arising from personal and advertising injury. More specifically, I grant permission to use my likeness in a photograph/video or any photo/ video that I upload to the Rescue Chicago social media pages in any and all of its advertising or collateral materials, including the Rescue Chicago website (www.rescuechi.com) without payment or any other consideration. I hereby irrevocably authorize Rescue Chicago to edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish or distribute any photos/videos taken of or by me for purposes of publicizing the Rescue Chicago organization or for any other lawful purpose.

I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS WAIVER OF LIABILITY, MEDICAL RELEASE, PHOTO/VIDEO RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT AND FULLY UNDERSTAND THE CONTENTS. I AM AWARE THAT THIS IS A RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND AGREEMENT BETWEEN MYSELF AND RESCUE CHICAGO, INC.
Signed: _____________________________________
Date: _____________________________________