Release and Waiver of Liability
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY! THIS IS A LEGAL DOCUMENT THAT AFFECTS YOUR RIGHTS.
This Release and Waiver of Liability (the "Release") is executed on this 3 day of February, 2023, in favor of Adult Congenital Heart Association, a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation, its directors, officers, employees, and agents (collectively, "ACHA").
The Volunteer desires to work as a volunteer for ACHA and to engage in the activities related to being a volunteer. The volunteer understands that the activities may include working in the ACHA office or in the community on ACHA’s behalf. The Volunteer does hereby freely, voluntarily, and without duress execute this Release under the following terms:
1. Waiver and Release. Volunteer does hereby release and forever discharge and hold harmless ACHA and its successors and assigns from any and all liability, claims and demands of whatever kind or nature, either in law or in equity, which arise or may hereafter arise from Volunteer's work for ACHA. Volunteer understands and acknowledges that this Release discharges ACHA from any liability or claim that the Volunteer may have against ACHA with respect to any bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death or property damage that may result from Volunteer's work for ACHA, whether caused by the negligence of ACHA or its officers, directors, employees, agents, volunteers, or otherwise. Volunteer also understands that, except as otherwise agreed to by ACHA in writing, ACHA does not assume any responsibility for or obligation to provide financial assistance or other assistance, including but not limited to medical , health, or disability insurance, in the event of injury or illness.
2. Medical Treatment.Except as otherwise agreed to by ACHA in writing, Volunteer does hereby release and forever discharge and hold harmless ACHA and its successors and assigns from any and all liability or claims which arise or may hereafter arise on account of any first aid, treatment, or service rendered in connection with Volunteer's work for ACHA.
3. Insurance. The Volunteer understands that, except as otherwise agreed to by ACHA in writing; ACHA does not carry or maintain health, medical, or disability insurance coverage for any Volunteer. Each volunteer is expected and encouraged to obtain his or her own medical or health insurance coverage.
4. Photographic Release. Volunteer does hereby grant and convey unto ACHA all rights, title, and interest in any and all photographic images and video or audio recordings made by ACHA during the Volunteer's work for ACHA, including, but not limited to, any royalties, proceeds, or other benefits derived from such photographs or recordings. For the duration of service, the Volunteer hereby grants to ACHA a worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual (for the duration of the applicable copyright) license to reproduce any photograph(s), to incorporate the photograph(s) into one or more Collective Works (including but not limited to the ACHA Update e-newsletter, ACHA’s website, and any other media or publications as the Adult Congenital Heart Association deems appropriate), and to reproduce the photograph(s) as incorporated in the Collective Works. This includes photographs taken by ACHA staff members during any event or activity at which the Volunteer is present or photographs submitted by the Volunteer.