Thank you for volunteering. We greatly appreciate your assistance and commitment to promoting the Salinas Valley's unique food and wine culture, while we raise funds for "Downtown Streets Team," a program that restore dignity, inspires hope, and provide a pathway out of homelessness. This Release and Waiver of Liability (the "Release") by you (the "Volunteer") is in favor of the Salinas Valley Food & Wine Festival (“Festival”), its sponsors, its partners, its fiscal agent (Oldtown Salinas Foundation), or any of their officers, agents, volunteers, or employees their directors, officers, employees, and agents (collectively, "Released Parties”).
I Agree The Volunteer desires to volunteer for the Festival and engage in the activities related to being a volunteer (the "Activities"). The Volunteer understands that the Activities may include setup and breakdown, clean-up, and use of personal property. The Volunteer hereby freely, voluntarily, and without duress executes this Release under the following terms:
I Agree Release and Waiver: Volunteer does hereby release and forever discharge and hold harmless the Released Parties and their 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 Activities with the Festival.
I Agree Volunteer understands that this Release discharges the Released Parties from any liability or claim that the Volunteer may have against the Released Parties with respect to any bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property damage that may result from the Volunteer's Activities with the Festival, whether causes by the negligence of the Released Parties or its officers, directors, employees, or agents or otherwise. Volunteer also understands that the Festival 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.
I Agree Medical Treatment: Volunteer does hereby release and forever discharge the Released Parties from any claim whatsoever which arises or may hereafter arise on account of any first aid, treatment, or service rendered in connection with the Volunteer's Activities with the Festival.
I Agree Assumption of the Risk: The Volunteer understands that the Activities include work that may be hazardous to the Volunteers, including but not limited to, setup, clean-up, and use of personal property. Volunteer hereby expressly and specifically assumes the risk of injury or harm in the Activities and releases the Released Parties from all liability for injury, illness, death, or property damage resulting from the Activities.
I Agree Insurance: The Volunteer understands that, except as otherwise agreed to by the Festival in writing; the Festival does not carry or maintain health, medical, or disability insurance for any Volunteer.
I Agree Photographic Release: Volunteer does hereby grant and convey unto the Festival all rights, title, and interest in any and all photographic images and video or audio recordings made by the Festival and its agents during the Volunteer's Activities with the Festival, including, but not limited to, any royalties, proceeds, or other benefits derived from such photographs or recordings.
I Agree Other: Volunteer expressly agrees that this Release is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the State of California and that this Release shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of California. Volunteer agrees that in the event that any clause or provision of this Release shall be held to be invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such clause or provision shall not otherwise affect the remaining provisions of this Release which shall continue to be enforceable.