Responsibility and Release of Liability
YOUR RESPONSIBILITY AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY: You understand and agree that by enrolling and participating in this or any other photo safari/workshop of – Robert (Bob) Davis, AKA Tableau’ Vivant, and assigns/employees, you are accepting certain risks. Your signature on the Enrollment Form shall serve as a release of our liability and a complete assumption of all risks by you and your heirs, administrators, executors, successors, and assigns for you, all members of your family and any persons accompanying you. Further, your signature on the Enrollment Form indicates that you are aware that travel, wherever it may be and by whatever means, involves some inherent risk of injury, illness, death, loss, or damage to personal property, which may be caused by forces of nature, negligence or actions of others, or other agencies. In consideration of, and as part of the payment for, your participation in our photo tour, you are voluntarily releasing Robert (Bob) Davis, doing business as Tableau’ Vivant and all those involved with it, including but not limited to, all of its agents, leaders, guides and suppliers, from any and all liabilities, because you are assuming the risks yourself.
You are voluntarily traveling to areas which may be remote or foreign, mountainous or wilderness, and which may not be operated nor maintained to the standards to which you are accustomed. These factors, among others, therefore may involve certain additional risks, dangers, and inconveniences. These include, but are not limited to, forces of nature, terrorism, civil unrest, wild animals, the manner of hotels and other accommodations, and various means of conveyance, including but not limited to airplanes, vehicles, taxis, boats, roads, walkways and trails.
You understand and agree that medical services or facilities may not be readily available during all or part of the trip, and that this includes emergency medical care, presence of physicians, and adequate medication. We assume no responsibility for medical care or any special dietary requirements you may have. In addition, your signature on the Enrollment Form signifies that you release, hold harmless and will defend Robert (Bob) Davis, doing business as Tableau’ Vivant , as well as its officers, agents, guides, leaders, sponsors, land owners, and associates, from any and all liability, actions, causes of action, claims, debts, and demands of every kind and nature whatsoever which you now have or which may arise in connection with your participation in any activities arranged or conducted by them including, without limitation, all liability, actions, causes of action, claims, debts, and demands related to the negligence of said persons.
You understand and agree that travel with a group invariably involves compromise to accommodate the diverse desires, travel goals, personalities, and physical abilities of group members. You further understand and agree that while itineraries are carefully planned, they are not a guaranteed schedule of activities, events, or participation. However, we will do our utmost to deliver the itinerary outlined in the trip brochure or web site. However, participants must allow for flexibility and changes deemed necessary by the program leader as there may be situations beyond our reasonable control due to geographic, climatic, physical, or governmental restrictions that will cause further changes in timing, locations, and activities. You understand and agree that there are no discounts or refunds for activities curtailed or otherwise affected by such circumstances.
You have assumed the responsibility to select an activity appropriate to your physical abilities and interests. You are personally responsible for being in sufficiently good health to undertake the activity. By forwarding a signed Enrollment Form and payment, you certify that you do not knowingly have any physical or other conditions or disability that would create risk for you or other participants. We reserve the right to request a doctor’s statement of good health.
You will be responsible for studying all pre-departure information; for bringing all detailed and appropriate equipment and clothing; for conforming to standards of personal hygiene; and, for acting in a manner considerate of fellow group members and the locations and people visited. You understand that we reserve the right to cancel any activity and to accept or decline any person as a member of any photo safari, workshop, or individual activity. The leader’s judgment shall provide the ultimate determination of an individual’s ability to participate in or to continue to participate in, any activity or program. Your signature on the Enrollment Form is an acknowledgment of your understanding of your responsibilities and your consent and acceptance of them.