ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS & RELEASE FORM
1. I UNDERSTAND THAT I AM SIGNING
UP FOR A VOLUNTEER ROLE
I acknowledge that I am volunteering my time and efforts in service for Christ through the ministries of New Beginnings Church, and that I will receive no monetary compensation or insurance benefits for my time or services performed.
2. WHAT I CREATE AT CHURCH
BELONGS TO THE CHURCH
It is acknowledged that in my capacity as a volunteer for New Beginnings Church, I have in the past, at present, and in the future will create, author, make and design various creative works of every kind and nature, recorded on and in tangible, electronic, audio, video and any and all other mediums and technologies now existing and yet undeveloped. I agree that the creative works created as a volunteer are for the exclusive ownership of New Beginnings Church and that each of the creative works is created as a “work made for hire” as defined by the United States Copyright Act and
at all stages of development each of the creative works shall be and remain the sole and exclusive property of New Beginnings Church.
At New Beginnings Church’s sole, absolute, and unfettered discretion, New Beginnings Church may make any changes in, deletions from, or additions to the creative works. If for any reason, the results and products of my volunteer services for New Beginnings Church are determined at any time not to be a work made for hire, I agree to assign and do hereby irrevocably assign to New Beginnings Church all right, title and interest to the creative works, including but not limited to all trademark, copyright, patent and trade
3. I AM VOLUNTEERING
AT MY OWN RISK
I acknowledge and accept the risk of physical injury that could occur from my participation as a volunteer. Except for gross negligence on the part of New Beginnings Church, I accept personal financial responsibility for any bodily or personal injury sustained while I am volunteering. Further, I release and agree to indemnify and hold harmless New Beginnings Church, and its officers, directors, and representatives from any liability, injury, damage, loss, accidents, delay or irregularity related to being a volunteer for New Beginnings Church.
4. YOU CAN TAKE MY PICTURE
I grant to New Beginnings Church the right to make photo, video, and audio recordings of me as well as the perpetual, world-wide right to record, re-record, copy, edit, reproduce, publicly display, perform and distribute the recordings in any way consistent with New Beginnings Church’s ministry, including use on the Internet. I waive the right to inspect or approve the finished product wherein the recording appears.
5. I WON’T SHARE CONFIDENTIAL
New Beginnings Church wishes to maintain in confidence all information including marketing information, data, technology, commercial and research strategies, trade secrets, inventions and know-how disclosed by New Beginnings Church to me, directly or indirectly, in written, oral or other tangible forms. New Beginnings Church also wishes to keep all contact information private and prohibits it to be used for personal reasons. In this regard, I agree that I will not disclose the confidential information and/or trade secrets with others without prior written consent of New Beginnings Church, both during or after my volunteer service.