Indemnity Form

COMPREHENSIVE INDEMNITY FORM

Indemnifying BirdLife Zimbabwe and the Pan-African Ornithological Congress as well as any operators and /or guides appointed to conduct excursions and including all associated partners, donors and funders as well as employees and volunteers of BirdLife Zimbabwe and this event, hereafter referred to as “organisers”.

All delegates are required to submit an indemnity form along with their booking form. Bookings will only be finalized once indemnity forms have been received for each member of the party.

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(If under 18 years of age)
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(Food, medicines, grasses, insects etc) If any, please specify above, otherwise put "None"
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This indemnity form covers the full duration of PAOC15 in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe (‘the event”) as well as all activities, excursions and all other circumstances of a similar nature and attributable to the organisation of this specific event offered as optional extras during PAOC15 in the Victoria Falls from 15th – 19th November 2021 including but not limited to:

The indemnity also covers any participation in local birding events and any other events or outings of a similar nature and attributable to the organisation of this specific event.

I, by submitting the above form hereby acknowledge that:

  1. I voluntarily agree to participate in the activities offered as part of PAOC15.
  2. My general health is good and there is nothing (such as a heart condition) that renders me unfit to undertake the above-mentioned activities.
  3. I understand that some of the activities require a measure of physical fitness, including the ability to swim.
  4. I understand and appreciate fully that there are risks and dangers involved and I will take full due care to ensure my own safety.
    • The risk of being transported:
      • I understand that some activities may require transportation by boat and that I may be subjected to the natural elements.
      • I understand that some activities may require transportation by bus.
    • Travelling on foot:
      • I understand that some activities may require me to travel by foot where dangerous animals could be a risk.
  1. This disclaimer does not cover activities such as bungee diving (falling out of the scope of PAOC15) booked with operators directly.
  2. Participation of anyone under the age of 18 can only be done under the authority of parent or legal guardian. The organisers reserve the right to refuse participation and/or cancel a booking should anyone fail to comply with this stipulation.
  3. I am aware and agree that the organisers accept no responsibility for any death, loss, injury or damage that may be sustained during this specific event.
  4. I hereby waive any right that I may have to claim compensation against the organisers in respect of any death, loss, injury or damage incurred whilst engaged in any activity during the event howsoever arising and whether as a result of negligence or otherwise and I indemnify the organisers against all such claims.
  5. I agree and authorize that photos, statements, audio-visual recordings, video and sound bites taken, recorded and collected during activities of participants may be used free of charge and at the discretion of the organisers as part of their marketing, communication and fundraising campaigns.

I, by submitting the above form, hereby declare that I have read and understand fully and accept unconditionally the rules and contents of this disclaimer, and am aware that participation is at my own risk.

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