1. International Taekwon-Do Riccarton Incorporated (the School), and
2. The person/people named in the online entry form, together with the parent or guardian who approves entry on behalf of those under 18 years of age, are “the Participant(s)”, “I/we”, “me/us” and “my/our” in this agreement.
3. Payment of fees
I/we agree to pay any and all fees agreed to on registration for the event regardless of absence. Absence does not imply notification to cancel my/our participation. My/our failure to attend the event does not relieve my/our obligation to pay the fees in full.
4. Cancellation by participant
The Participant may cancel this agreement, and receive a refund of the event fee, only under the following conditions:
a. in case of my/our serious injury, death or permanent disability prior to the event so I/we are unable to participate in the event; or
b. in the case of illness or injury prior to the event resulting in me/us being unable to participate in the event, and at the School’s request providing a medical certificate to the School; or
c. had a bereavement or other unforeseen emergency resulting in them not being able to compete, and at the School’s request providing evidence of such an event; or
d. in the case of a tournament, was unable to compete due to insufficient entrants or had all competitors withdraw from competition in all events so that the Participant was unable to participate in the events.
5. Cancellation by the School
The School may cancel this agreement under the following conditions:
a. breach by me/us of any term of this agreement, or the Constitutions, policies, codes of conduct, regulations, by-laws, procedures, or rules of competition of the School or International Taekwon-Do as set out in this agreement and as amended from time to time, with no refund of fees and the participant remaining liable to pay any outstanding event fees, or
b. at the School’s own discretion for any and all causes, without any cancellation fee, with the event fees will be refunded.
I/we agree to abide by the Constitutions, policies, codes of conduct, regulations, by-laws, procedures, or rules of competition of International Taekwon-Do Riccarton Inc and the International Taekwon-Do Foundation of New Zealand Inc (“International Taekwon-Do”) as may be amended from time to time without notice. Violation of any part of the Constitution, policies, code of conduct, regulations, by-laws, procedures, or rules of competition constitutes a breach of this agreement and could result in disqualification from the tournament, at the discretion of the School.
7. Ability to Participate
The School agrees to run the event and allows for me to participate in the event on the condition that:
a. I/we confirm that I/we are physically and mentally able to proceed with participating in the event run by the School and I/we have disclosed all physical or mental health conditions to the School, and that there is no risk to myself, the school, instructors, members, or other participants from any physical or mental health conditions I/we have; and
b. in consideration of participating I confirm that I understand the nature of this activity and that I am qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such an activity; and
c. I acknowledge that if I believe the event conditions are unsafe, I will immediately discontinue participating in the activity.
8. Consent to physical contact
I/we understand the nature of physical contact required in martial arts training, and I/we understand that I/we have the right to immediately withdraw from any activity in which the conduct of any party seems beyond the scope of training or makes me uncomfortable. I/we agree to abide by School etiquette in all matters pertaining to training, and I/we shall not in any way conduct myself/ourselves inappropriately or take inappropriate advantage of the contact martial arts training requires.
9. Waiver of liability
International Taekwon-Do is an activity involving physical contact, and practice involves risk of serious bodily injury despite safety precautions by the School and instructors. I/we fully understand that this activity involves risk of serious bodily injury, including permanent disability, paralysis and death, which may be caused by my/our own actions, or inactions, those of others participating in the event, the conditions in which the event takes place, or the negligence of the School or instructors; and that there may be other risks either not known to me or not readily foreseeable at this time; and I fully accept and assume all risks and all responsibility for injury, losses, costs and damages I incur as a result of my participation in the event. I/we hold myself/ourselves responsible for any injury that I/we may sustain in the course of my training and release the instructor and School for any liability arising from any injury.
I/we herby release, discharge and covenant not to sue, and agree to indemnify, save, and hold harmless the School and its instructors and International Taekwon-Do from any and all claims, actions, suits, demands, losses, damages, and costs, including legal fees and other expenses, resulting from any injury, loss, liability, damage, or cost resulting from the School’s negligence, action or inaction, misrepresentation or breach of this agreement, which may incur as the result of such claim.
11. Authority to perform first aid
The instructors, senior students, or others may have training in first aid and or CPR. At their discretion, I/we authorise people with the appropriate training to use those skills and techniques to assist in any circumstance in which they judge their skills would be necessary or helpful, and I/we will not hold them liable for the results of any reasonable decisions or actions.
12. Personal information
I/we consent to the School providing the Student’s personal information to instructors and third parties engaged to provide electronic or other support for administration of the School or to anyone providing medical treatment to the Student or Guarantor. The School is not liable for any damages arising out of any breaches of applicable privacy legislation by third parties to whom the Student/Guarantor has consented that the information be disclosed.
13. Privacy Act
I/we give my/our permission for the School and International Taekwon-Do to collect, store and use any information provided by me/us, as well as any information collected about my/our progress or activities in Taekwon-Do, for its own purposes and business only. I/we recognise the right to access this information and request corrections where appropriate.
14. Video, audio and photographic recordings
I/we grant the School irrevocable permission to use photographs, audio recordings, videotapes, artwork or other likenesses of me/us for marketing, promotional, trade, demonstration, publishing or any other lawful purpose without remuneration.
15. Unsolicited Electronic Messages Act
I/we agree that the School and International Taekwon-Do may deliver the latest news, special offers, and information about Taekwon-Do and events directly to my/our inbox(es).
If the I/we wish to make a complaint, I/we may talk with an instructor at the School or the local Regional Director or another member of International Taekwon-Do. Further details may be found at www.itkd.co.nz.
17. Governing law
This agreement shall be governed by New Zealand law and I/we submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of New Zealand for all purposes.