Read the following paragraphs carefully.
This statement, which includes a Medical Questionnaire, an Assumption of Risk a Liability Release Agreement, and the Blue Octopus Scuba Release For Media Recording, informs you of some potential risks involved in scuba diving and of the conduct required of you during the PADI Bubblemaker program.
Release For Media Recording
I, the undersigned, do hereby consent and agree that Blue Octopus Scuba, its Employees, or agents have the right to take photographs, videos, or digital recordings of my child beginning on date listed below until revoked in writing by the undersigned.
And to use these in any and all media, now or hereafter known, exclusively for the purpose of event promotion. I further consent that my child's name and identity may be revealed therein or by descriptive text or commentary.
I do hereby release to Blue Octopus Scuba, its agents and employees all right to Exhibit this work in print and electronic form publicly and to market and sell Copies. I waive any rights, claims, or interest I may have to control the use of my child's Identity or likeness in whatever media used.
I understand that there will be no financial or other remuneration for recording my child, either for initial or subsequent transmission or playback.
I also understand that Blue Octopus Scuba, is not responsible for any expense or liability incurred as a result of my participation in this recording, including Medical expenses due to any sickness or injury incurred as a result.
I represent that I am at least 18 years of age, have read and understand the foregoing statement, and am competent to execute this agreement.
Bubblemaker Assumption of Risk and Liability Release Agreement
We, parent/guardian, and child participant, hereby affirm that we are aware of and understand there are inherent hazards associated with scuba diving which may result in serious injury or death.
We understand there are certain risks associated with aquatic activities conducted in and around a swimming pool or confined water dive site, and we expressly assume the risk of said injuries.
We understand that diving with compressed air involves certain inherent risks and my child will be exposed to these risks. Decompression sickness, embolism or other hyperbaric injuries can occur which require treatment in a recompression chamber. We further understand that this activity may be conducted at a site that is remote, either by time or distance or both, from such a recompression chamber. We still choose to proceed with this activity in spite of the absence of a recompression chamber in proximity to the activity site.
We understand and agree that neither the dive professionals conducting this activity, nor the facility through which this activity is conducted, Blue Octopus Scuba, nor International PADI, Inc., nor any of their respective employees, officers, agents or assigns (hereinafter referred to as “Released Parties”) may be held liable or responsible in any way for any injury, death or other damages to my child, me, my family, our heirs or assigns that may occur as a result of my child’s participation in this activity or as a result of the negligence of any party, including the Released Parties, whether passive or active. We further understand that scuba diving is a physically strenuous activity and that my child will be exerting him/herself during this activity and that if my child is injured as a result of heart attack, panic, hyperventilation, etc., that we expressly assume the risk of said injuries to my child. We affirm that we will not hold the above listed individuals or companies responsible for the same.
In consideration of my child being allowed to participate in this activity we hereby personally assume all risks in connection with the activity for any harm, injury or damage that may befall my child while participating in the activity, including all risks connected therewith, whether foreseen or unforeseen.
We further release and hold harmless said activity and the Released Parties from any claim or lawsuit by my child, me, or my family, or our estate, heirs or assigns, arising out of my child’s participation in this activity.
We understand and agree this Release is divisible, and any portion herein held to be in violation of any applicable statutes or regulations or any governmental agency having jurisdiction shall affect only that portion held to be invalid or inoperative, and the remaining portions of this Release shall remain in full force and effect.
I further state that I am of lawful age and legally competent to sign this Assumption of Risk and Liability Release Agreement, and as the parent am providing written consent for the participation of my child.
We understand that the terms herein are contractual and not a mere recital and that we have signed this Release of our own free act.
I, PARENT/GUARDIAN, AND CHILD PARTICIPANT, BY THIS INSTRUMENT DO EXEMPT AND RELEASE THE DIVE PROFESSIONALS CONDUCTING THIS PROGRAM, THE FACILITY THROUGH WHICH THE PROGRAM IS CONDUCTED, AND PADI AMERICAS, INC., AND ALL RELATED ENTITIES AND RELEASED PARTIES AS DEFINED ABOVE FROM ALL LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY WHATSOEVER FOR PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR WRONGFUL DEATH, HOWEVER CAUSED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASED PARTIES, WHETHER PASSIVE OR ACTIVE.
I HAVE FULLY INFORMED MYSELF OF THE CONTENTS OF THIS LIABILITY RELEASE AND ASSUMPTION OF RISK AGREEMENT AND NON-AGENCY DISCLOSURE ACKNOWLEDGMENT AGREEMENT BY READING BOTH BEFORE SIGNING BELOW ON BEHALF OF MYSELF AND MY HEIRS AND AFFIRM THE MEDICAL QUESTIONNAIRE IS ACCURATE.
DATED: February 22, 2019