For the wellbeing of all participants in every circle, The Institute for the Shamanic Arts now has a Release of Liability Agreement- By attending any circle you are indicating that you agree to the following statements. . Individual Practitioners and Facilitators may have their own agreement for participants to sign as well. Thank you so much for your participation, and your cooperation! If you have any questions or comments please email Quynn through this meetup group.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY AGREEMENT- Please read carefully. I fully understand and agree that:
The Institute for the Shamanic Arts (ISA) is a part of Earth Web Media. ISA offers activities and services (including but not limited to Workshops, Drumming/ Talking Circles, Clinics and Interactive Performances) for the public and cannot guarantee that these services are safe or appropriate for each individual. While the services offered have many beneficial effects, they are not for everyone, and are never a substitute for appropriate medical and mental health attention. If you are on medication, consult a physician before participating in activities or partaking of services.
Statements, services and products offered through the Earth Web Media’s Institute for the Shamanic Arts and on www.shamanworld.com (the website) are offered for entertainment and recreational purposes only and are not intended to assess, diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness (mental and physical). The views and opinions held by any practitioner who offers services and/or activities through Earth Web Media’s ISA (and the website) are theirs and theirs alone and do not necessarily represent those of Earth Web Media Inc. or The Institute for the Shamanic Arts.
Please read carefully. This Release Agreement contains a surrender of certain legal rights, including the right to sue.
I fully understand and agree that:
I certify that I am of sound physical and mental health and fully capable of participating in the activities and services offered through the Institute for the Shamanic Arts. I participate in these activities voluntarily, and I agree to use my best judgment in undertaking these activities and services. I hereby agree (on behalf of myself, my heirs, executors and next of kin) to RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE Earth Web Media Inc., The Institute for the Shamanic Arts, their practitioners, directors, organizers or volunteers (hereby named the RELEASEES) from any and all liability, claims, demands and causes of action arising out of, or related to, any and all risks of injury, loss, costs (including attorney fees), damage, sickness, emotional trauma and even death that I may incur either during or after my voluntary participation in above mentioned activities and services. I further agree that no oral representations, statements or inducements apart from the foregoing written agreement have been made.
I understand that there are psychological, social and economic losses and/or damages that could be incurred from participating in the services and activities mentioned above and that these losses may be caused by the action, inaction or negligence of the participant, or the action, inaction or negligence of others, including, but not limited to, the Releasees named above. I understand and agree that if while participating, at any time I feel anything to be unsafe or uncomfortable, I will refuse to participate further and leave.
I understand that audio and photos may be recorded during activities. I can opt out of such recording by saying so. If I see a photo of myself at the meetup site that I do not like, I will tell Quynn and she will delete it. If I agree to being recorded, and I do not object to the photos posted first in our meetup group, any audio or photos recorded during activities may be published by Earth Web Media Inc. and may be used for advertisement, entertainment and education and I hereby give my consent, without consideration, unless prior written agreements are arranged. Names will only be used with written permission.
I am a competent adult, over 18 years old, and I assume these risks and sign this agreement of my own free will. I agree that this Document is intended to be interpreted and enforced to the fullest extent allowed by law. Any portion of this Document deemed unlawful or unenforceable shall not affect the remaining provisions, and those remaining provisions shall continue in full force and effect.
*Further, I acknowledge that participants may reveal personal information in the course of a circle, and agree that any such shared information, opinions, comments or revelations are and shall remain absolutely confidential, and that failure to do so may result in non-acceptance at all future classes offered by ISA.
Peace to you,