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Terms & Conditions

SEADOG NATION, INC. CODE OF CONDUCT AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY

 

CODE OF CONDUCT

 

We value the participation of each member of the eventing community and want all attendees to have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience. Accordingly, all attendees are expected to show respect and courtesy to other attendees throughout the conference and at all conference events, whether officially sponsored by SeaDog Nation, Inc. or not.

 

To make clear what is expected, all attendees, speakers, exhibitors, organizers and volunteers at any SeaDog Nation, Inc event are required to conform to the following Code of Conduct. Organizers will enforce this code throughout the event.

 

The Short Version

SeaDog Nation, Inc. is dedicated to providing a harassment-free event experience for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of event participants in any form.

 

Be kind to others. Do not insult or put down other attendees. Behave in a consensual manner while at our events. If you have any doubt, ask! Getting consent includes touching, taking pictures of, taking video of, giving consumables such as food or alcohol and posting social media.

Minors under the age of 21 may not drink alcohol or smoke cannabis.

 

Attendees violating these rules may be asked to leave the conference without a refund at the sole discretion of the conference organizers. We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.

 

Thank you for helping make this a welcoming, friendly event for all.

 

The Longer Version

Harassment includes offensive verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, photography or recording without permission, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.

 

Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

 

Exhibitors in vendor booths, or similar activities are also subject to the anti-harassment policy.

 

Be careful in the words that you choose. Remember that sexist, racist, and other exclusionary jokes can be offensive to those around you.

If a participant engages in behavior that violates this code of conduct, the event organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the event with no refund.

 

Contact Information

If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of staff as immediately as possible. Event staff will be wearing belt favors that say “STAFF”. Members of the constabulary will be wearing yellow sashes.

 

Event staff will be happy to help participants contact local law enforcement, provide escorts, or otherwise assist those experiencing harassment to feel safe for the duration of the event. We value your attendance.

 

 

WAIVER OF LIABILITY

 

WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT

1. In consideration for receiving permission to participate in SeaDog Nation Events, I hereby RELEASE,

WAIVE, DISCHARGE, AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE SeaDog Nation, Inc, the Board of Directors, their

officers, agents, or employees (hereinafter referred to as RELEASEES) from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions, and causes of action whatsoever arising out 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 such activity, while in, on or upon the premises where the activities are being conducted, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH LOSS IS CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES, or otherwise and regardless of whether such liability arises in tort, contract, strict liability, or otherwise, to the fullest extent allowed by law.

2. I am fully aware of the risks and hazards connected with the activities of SeaDog Nation events, and I am aware that such activities include the risk of injury and even death, and I hereby elect to voluntarily participate in said activities, knowing that the activities may be hazardous to my property and me. I understand that SeaDog Nation does not require me to participate in this activity. I voluntarily assume full responsibility for any risks of loss, property damage, or personal injury, including death, that may be sustained by me, or any loss or damage to property owned by me, as a result of being engaged in such an activities, WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF RELEASEES or otherwise, to the fullest extent allowed by law.

3. I further hereby AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS the RELEASEES from any loss, liability, damage, or costs, including court costs and attorneys' fees that Releases may incur due to my participation in said activities, WHETHER CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OF RELEASEES or otherwise, to the fullest extent allowed by law.

4. It is my express intent that this Waiver 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, WAIVER, 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 construed in accordance with the laws of the

States of Oregon and Washington and that any mediation, suit, or other proceeding must be filed or entered into only in Oregon and Washington and the federal or state courts of Oregon and Washington. Any portion of this document deemed unlawful or unenforceable is severable and shall be stricken without any effect on the enforceability of the remaining provisions.

 

IN SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT, I ACKNOWLEDGE AND REPRESENT THAT I have read the foregoing Waiver of Liability and Hold Harmless Agreement, understand it and sign it voluntarily as my

own free act and deed; no oral representations, statements, or inducements, apart from the foregoing written agreement, have been made; I am at least eighteen (18) years of age and fully competent; and I execute this Agreement for full, adequate and complete consideration fully intending to be bound by same.

 

Having clicked upon the confirmation button saying that I have read and understood this document shall act as my electronic signature, which is the equivalent of physical signature.

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