Last Updated March 24, 2020
The health and safety of you our members and potential members is our first priority. In response to the global coronavirus pandemic, effective immediately, all walking will be only virtual. Please visit our Events Calendar page for more information.
Intended Audience. This website is intended for adult women only. This website is not intended for any children under the age of 18.
Ownership. All content included on this site is and shall continue to be the property of Women Walking, Inc, or its content suppliers and is protected under applicable copyright, patent, trademark, and other proprietary rights. Any copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such content or any part of the Site is prohibited, except as expressly permitted in this Agreement. Under no circumstances will you acquire any ownership rights or other interest in any content by or through your use of this site. WomenWalking, Inc, is the tradename and a trademark of WomenWalking, Inc.
Modification of Agreement.
Please choose carefully the information you post on WomenWalking, Inc, and that which you provide to other Members. Any photographs posted by you may not contain nudity, violence, swearing or offensive subject matter. Information provided by other WomenWalking, Inc, Members (for instance, in their Profile) that may contain inaccurate, inappropriate or offensive material, products or services, WomenWalking, Inc, assumes no responsibility nor liability for this material.
WomenWalking, Inc, reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject, refuse to post or remove any posting by you, or to restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of the Website and/or Services at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice, and without liability.
1) Your Interactions.
You are solely responsible for your interactions and communication with other Members. You understand that WomenWalking, Inc, does not in any way screen its Members, nor does WomenWalking, Inc, inquire into the backgrounds of its Members or attempt to verify the statements of its Members. WomenWalking, Inc, makes no representations or warranties as to the conduct of Members or their compatibility with any current or future Members. We do however recommend that if you choose to meet or exchange personal information with any member of WomenWalking, Inc, then you should take it upon yourself to do a background check on said person and/or practice safety when meeting members in person.
Membership in the Service where void is prohibited. By using the Website and the Service, you represent and warrant that all registration information you submit is truthful and accurate and that you agree to maintain the accuracy of such information. You further represent and warrant that you are 18 years of age or older and that your use of the WomenWalking, Inc, shall not violate any applicable law or regulation. Your profile may be deleted without warning, if it is found that you are misrepresenting your age. Your Membership is solely for your individual personal use, and you shall not authorize others to use your account, including your profile or email address. You are solely responsible for all content published or displayed through your account, including any email messages, and for your interactions with other members.
This Agreement shall remain in full force and effect while you use the Website, the Service, and/or are a Member. You may change your subscription at any time by following the instructions on the “Subscription” page or on your “Account Settings” page. You may change or cancel your free or paid membership at any time, for any reason by submitting a cancellation with a stated reason in writing, by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by postal mail to: WomenWalking, Inc, PO Box 2675, Petaluma, CA 94954. If you cancel a paid subscription membership, you will enjoy subscription benefits until the end of your then-current subscription commitment, following which your subscription benefits will expire.
In no event are you, or will you, be eligible for a refund of any portion of the subscription fees paid for the then-current subscription commitment. If you paid for your subscription using a multi-payment option or automatic billing, you must make all payments even if you cancel your subscription prior to the end of your then existing subscription commitment period. If you cancel your subscription, the Company requires a reasonable amount of time to process the action.
WomenWalking, Inc, may terminate your membership for any reason, effective upon sending notice to you at the email address you provide in your Membership application or other email address as you may subsequently provide to WomenWalking, Inc. By using the Service and by becoming a Member, you acknowledge that WomenWalking, Inc, reserves the right to charge for the Service and has the right to terminate a Member’s Membership if Member should breach this Agreement or fail to pay for the Service, as required by this Agreement.
You may reach our office by telephone at: 707-347-9255.
4) Commercial Use by Members.
The Website is for the personal use of Members only and may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by the management of WomenWalking, Inc. Illegal and/or unauthorized use of the Website, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of Members by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or unauthorized framing of or linking to the Website will be investigated. Commercial advertisements, affiliate links, and other forms of solicitation may be removed from member profiles without notice and may result in termination of membership privileges. Appropriate legal action will be taken by WomenWalking, Inc, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Website.
5) Proprietary Rights in Content on WomenWalking, Inc.
WomenWalking, Inc, owns and retains all proprietary rights in the Website and the Service. The Website contains copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of WomenWalking, Inc, and its licensors. Except for that information which is in the public domain or for which you have been given written permission, you may not copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary information.
6) Content Posted on the Site.
a. You understand and agree that WomenWalking, Inc, may review and delete any content, messages, WomenWalking, Inc, Messenger messages, photos or profiles (collectively, “Content”) that in the sole judgment of WomenWalking, Inc, violate this Agreement or which may be offensive, illegal or violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of any Member.
b. You are solely responsible for the Content that you publish or display (hereinafter, “post”) on the Service or any material or information that you transmit to other Members.
c. By posting any Content to the public and private areas of the Website, you hereby grant to WomenWalking, Inc, the non-exclusive, fully paid, worldwide license to use, publicly perform and display such Content on the Website. This license will terminate at the time you remove such Content from the Website.
d. The following is a partial list of the kind of Content that is illegal or prohibited on the Website. WomenWalking, Inc, reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action in its sole discretion against anyone who violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending communication from the Service and terminating the membership of such violators. Prohibited Content includes Content that:
i. is patently offensive and promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
ii. harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
iii. involves the transmission of “junk mail”, “chain letters,” or unsolicited mass mailing or “spamming”;
iv. promotes information that you know is false or misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
v. promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person’s copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
vi. contains restricted or password only access pages or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
vii. provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under 18;
viii. provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone’s privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;
ix. solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users;
or x. involves commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes.
e. You must use the Service in a manner consistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.
f. You may not engage in advertising to, or solicitation of, any Member to buy or sell any products or services through the Service. You may not transmit any chain letters or junk email to other Members. Although WomenWalking, Inc, cannot monitor the conduct of its Members off the Website, it is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the Service in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person, or in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any Member without their prior explicit consent. In order to protect our Members from such advertising or solicitation, WomenWalking, Inc, reserves the right to restrict the number of emails which a Member may send to other Members in any 24-hour period to a number which WomenWalking, Inc, deems appropriate in its sole discretion.
g. You may not cover or obscure the banner advertisements on your personal profile page, or any WomenWalking, Inc, page via HTML/CSS or any other means.
h. Any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to add friends, is prohibited.
i. You may not attempt to impersonate another user or person who is/is not a member of WomenWalking, Inc.
j. You may not use the account, username, or password of another Member at any time nor may you disclose your password to any third party or permit any third party to access your account.
k. You may not sell or otherwise transfer your profile.
7) Copyrights and Copyright Agent.
You may not post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. It is the policy of WomenWalking, Inc, to terminate membership privileges of any member who repeatedly infringes copyright upon prompt notification to WomenWalking, Inc, by the copyright owner or the copyright owner’s legal agent. Without limiting the foregoing, if you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Service in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent with the following information: an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website; your address, telephone number, and email address; a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. WomenWalking, Inc’s, Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached at the following: PO Box 2675, Petaluma, CA 94953 or email@example.com.
Claim of infringement.
If you believe your work has been copied on our site in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide a notice containing all of the following information to our Copyright Agent:
(a) An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
(b) A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
(c) A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
(d) Your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
(e) A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
(f) A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
Our Copyright Agent for Notice of claims of copyright infringement on the site can be reached as follows:
By Mail: PO Box 2675, Petaluma, CA 94954
By Phone: 707-347-9255
By e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
8) Member Disputes.
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other WomenWalking, Inc, Members. WomenWalking, Inc, reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Members.
WomenWalking, Inc, is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate content posted on the Website or in connection with the Service provided, whether caused by users of the Website, Members or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Service. WomenWalking, Inc, is not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the Website or Member of the Service. WomenWalking, Inc, assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, any user or Member communication. WomenWalking, Inc, is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any email or players due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website or combination thereof, including any injury or damage to users and/or Members or to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participation or downloading materials in connection with the Website and/or in connection with the Service. Under no circumstances shall WomenWalking, Inc, be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury or death, resulting from use of the Website or the Service or from any Content posted on the Website or transmitted to Members, or any interactions between users of the Website, whether online or offline. The Website and the Service are provided “AS-IS” and WomenWalking expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. WomenWalking, Inc, cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the Website and/or the Service.
10) Limitation on Liability; Indemnity.
You may have additional rights under certain laws (including consumer laws) which do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, the exclusions or limitations in this Agreement that directly conflict with such laws may not apply to you.
THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. YOU AGREE THAT USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. WomenWalking, Inc, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY EXPRESS WARRANTIES, STATUTORY WARRANTIES, AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF: MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. TO THE EXTENT YOUR JURISDICTION DOES NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON WARRANTIES,
THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY RELATING TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE SHALL BE TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL WomenWalking, Inc, BE LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING DAMAGES FROM LOSS OF BUSINESS, LOST PROFITS, LITIGATION, OR THE LIKE), SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATING TO THE SITE, YOUR SITE USE, OR THE CONTENT, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SITE AND/OR CONTENT IS TO CEASE ALL OF YOUR SITE USE.
IN NO EVENT SHALL WomenWalking, Inc, BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOST PROFIT DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEB SITE OR ANY GOODS OR SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH OUR SITE, EVEN IF WomenWalking, Inc, HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, WomenWalking, Inc’s LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, WILL AT ALL TIMES BE LIMITED TO AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO WomenWalking, Inc, FOR THE SERVICE DURING THE TERM OF MEMBERSHIP.
BY PARTICIPATING IN ANY OFFLINE WOMENWALKING, Inc, EVENT, YOU AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD WOMENWALKING, Inc, HARMLESS FROM ANY AND ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, RIGHTS, CLAIMS, AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, AND PROPERTY DAMAGE, EITHER DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO OR ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICIPATION IN ANY SUCH OFFLINE WOMENWALKING, Inc, EVENT.
IN NO EVENT SHALL WOMENWALKING, Inc, BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, WHETHER DIRECT, INDIRECT, GENERAL, SPECIAL, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, AND/OR INCIDENTAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE CONDUCT OF YOU OR ANYONE ELSE IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF THE SERVICE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, BODILY INJURY, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES RESULTING FROM COMMUNICATIONS OR MEETINGS WITH OTHER REGISTERED USERS OF THIS SERVICE OR PERSONS YOU MEET THROUGH THIS SERVICE.
You agree to indemnify and hold WomenWalking, Inc, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Service in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of this Agreement and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above.
If there is any dispute about or involving the Website and/or the Service, by using the Website, you agree that any dispute shall be governed by the laws of the state of California without regard to conflict of law provisions and you agree to personal jurisdiction by and venue in the area in which WomenWalking, Inc, is currently based in Petaluma, CA, Sonoma County, California.
12) Arbitration. If there is a dispute between you and the Company arising out of or relating to this Agreement, or the breach, termination or validity this Agreement, it shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the JAMS Comprehensive Arbitration Rules and Procedures then in effect. The arbitration shall take place in Sonoma County, California and shall take place before a single arbitrator selected from the JAMS panel of arbitrators. Judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered by any court having jurisdiction.
Please contact us with any questions regarding this Agreement at:
Your Privacy Rights
Last Updated May 31, 2019
Information we collect about you
In General. We may collect personal information that can identify you such as your name and email address and other information that does not identify you. When you provide personal information through our website, the information may be sent to servers located in the United States and other countries around the world.
We collect any information you enter on our site, or that you give us in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain information, but you may not be able to take advantage of our services and features.
Information you provide. We may collect and store any personal information you enter on our website or provide to us in some other manner. This includes identifying information, such as your name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number. If you transact business with us, financial information such as your payment method (valid credit card number, type, expiration date or other financial information) will be transferred and processed through our secure payment vendor, PayPal. You can contact www.PayPal.com to inquire about their policies. We also may request information about your interests and activities, your gender and age, and other demographic information such as your hometown, your gender or your username.
Automatic Information. When you visit any website, you disclose certain information, such as your Internet Protocol (IP) address and the time of your visit. This site, like many other sites, records this basic information about visits to our site. We automatically collect information from your browser when you visit our website. This information may include, but is not limited to, your IP address, your browser type and language, access times, the content of any undeleted cookies that your browser previously accepted from us (see “Cookies” below), and the referring website address.
Information from other sources. We may also periodically obtain both personal and non-personal information about you from business partners, contractors and other third parties and add it to our account information or other information we have collected. Examples of information that we may receive include: updated address information, purchase history, and additional demographic information.
Information about others. We may also collect and store personal information about other people that you provide to us, such as their name, address and email address. If you use our website to send others (friends, relatives, colleagues, etc.) a product as a gift, such as a gift certificate, we may store your personal information, and the personal information of each such recipient in order to process those requests or facilitate future activities.
Cookies. When you visit our website, we may assign your computer one or more cookies, to facilitate access to our site and to personalize your online experience. Through the use of a cookie, we also may automatically collect information about your online activity on our site, such as the web pages you visit, the links you click, and the searches you conduct on our site. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. If you choose to decline cookies, please note that you may not be able to sign in or use some of the interactive features offered on our website.
Click Stream Data. When you visit our website we may also collect “click stream data” (server address, domain name). This information can be combined with information you have provided to us by registering, for example, which will enable us to analyze and better customize your visits. We may use click stream data for traffic analysis or e-commerce analysis of our website, to determine which features of our site are most or least effective or useful to you.
Other Technologies. We may use standard Internet technology, such as web beacons and other similar technologies, to track your use of our site. We also may include web beacons in advertisements or promotional or other e-mail messages or to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon. The information we obtain in this manner enables us to customize the services we offer our website visitors to deliver targeted advertisements and to measure the overall effectiveness of our online advertising, content, programming or other activities.
Information collected by third-parties. We may allow third-parties, including advertising companies, and ad networks, to display advertisements on our site. These companies may use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to collect information about users who view or interact with their advertisements. Our website does not provide any personal information to these third parties. This information allows them to deliver targeted advertisements and gauge their effectiveness. Some of these third-party advertising companies may be advertising networks that are members of the Network Advertising Initiative, which offers a single location to opt out of ad targeting from member companies.
How we use the information we collect
In General. We may use information that we collect about you for the following purposes:
administering our business activities;
notify you about changes to our website, new services, or special offers;
deliver the products and services that you have requested;
contact you regarding administrative notices;
manage your account and provide you with customer support;
perform research and analysis about your use of, or interest in, our products, services, or content, or products, services or content offered by others;
communicate with you by e-mail, postal mail, telephone and/or mobile devices about products or services that may be of interest to you either from us or other third parties;
develop and display content and advertising tailored to your interests on our site and other sites;
verify your eligibility and deliver prizes in connection with contests and sweepstakes;
manage our business; and
perform functions as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
Financial information. We may use financial information or payment method to process payment for any purchases made on our website, enroll you in the discount, rebate, and other programs in which you elect to participate, to protect against or identify possible fraudulent transactions, and otherwise as needed to manage our business. This website may use sPayPal, to process and transact your financial payments and the Company accepts no responsibility for any problems as a result of your transactions with Paypal.
Job applicants. If your personal information is submitted through our website when applying for a position with our company, the information will be used solely in connection with considering and acting upon your application. We may retain your personal information for a period of time, but only for the purpose of considering your application for current or future available positions. This information, which may include your name and contact information, prior education and experience, and other information you provided to us, may be shared with, for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for the particular position or other available positions, third-party service providers retained by us to collect, maintain and analyze candidate submissions for job postings.
Please review “Your choices about collection and use of your information” below.
With whom we share your information
We want you to understand when and with whom we may share personal or other information we have collected about you or your activities on our web site or while using our services.
Personal information. We do not share your personal information with others except as indicated below or when we inform you and give you an opportunity to opt out of having your personal information shared. We may share personal information with:
Authorized service providers: We may share your personal information, which may include your name and contact information (including email address) with our authorized service providers that perform certain services on our behalf. These services may include fulfilling orders, providing customer service and marketing assistance, performing business and sales analysis, supporting our website functionality, and supporting contests, sweepstakes, surveys and other features offered, or offered at some point in the future, through our website. These service providers may have access to personal information needed to perform their functions but are not permitted to share or use such information for any other purposes.
Business partners: When you make purchases or engage in promotions offered through our website or our services, we may share personal information with the businesses with which we partner to offer you those products, services, promotions, contests and/or sweepstakes. When you elect to engage in a particular merchant’s offer or program, you authorize us to provide your email address and other information to that merchant. We will always provide you with the opportunity not to share information with these businesses.
Direct mail partners. From time to time we may share our postal mailing list with selected providers of goods and services that may be of interest to you. If you prefer not to receive mailings from these providers, you can notify us at any time by opting out at the time you register for our site, or at any time thereafter by contacting us through our contact link on our website.
Other Situations. We also may disclose your information, including personal information:
In response to a subpoena or similar investigative demand, a court order, or a request for cooperation from a law enforcement or other government agency; to establish or exercise our legal rights; to defend against legal claims; or as otherwise required by law. In such cases, we may raise or waive any legal objection or right available to us.
When we believe disclosure is appropriate in connection with efforts to investigate, prevent, or take other action regarding illegal activity, suspected fraud or other wrongdoing; to protect and defend the rights, property or safety of our company, our users, our employees, or others; to comply with applicable law or cooperate with law enforcement; or to enforce our website terms and conditions or other agreements or policies.
In connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of our business, a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.
Aggregated and non-personal information. We may share aggregated and non-personal information we collect under any of the above circumstances. We may also share it with third parties to develop and deliver targeted advertising on our websites and on websites of third parties. We may combine non-personal information we collect with additional non-personal information collected from other sources. We also may share aggregated information with third parties, including advisors, advertisers and investors, for the purpose of conducting general business analysis. For example, we may tell our advertisers the number of visitors to our website and the most popular features or services accessed. This information does not contain any personal information and may be used to develop website content and services that we hope you and other users will find of interest and to target content and advertising.
Notice Concerning Children: No Use of This Website by Persons Under 18 is Permitted.
How you can access your information
If you have an online account with us, you also may choose to resign and close your account at any time by contacting us. After you close your account, you will not be able to sign in to our website or access any of your personal information. However, you can open a new, separate account at any time or re-activate your previous account by following instructions we will give you at the time you close your account
– See more at: http://womenwalking.net/privacy-policy/
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WomenWalking, Inc. Membership Group Walk Waiver
Group Walk Waiver
Last Updated May 31, 2019
I, the undersigned, understand that during my membership in WomenWalking, Inc, (“WW”), and participation in WW activities, I may be exposed to a variety of hazards and risks, known and unknown, which are inherent in hiking activities. These inherent risks include, but are not limited to, the dangers of property damage, serious injury and death (“Injuries”) as a consequence of participation in WW and its activities. I acknowledge that Injuries can occur from trail conditions and other natural causes, or activities of other WW members, hike leaders, animals or third parties.
I acknowledge that a hike description provided by WW may not exactly describe the hiking conditions, environment, or level of difficulty of a hike, and understand that I may need to exercise extra care for my own person and others around me while participating in a hike or other WW activity. I warrant that I am qualified to participate safely in any WW hike or activity in which I participate.
I understand that during WW activities there may not be rescue or medical facilities or expertise necessary to deal with the Injuries to which I may be exposed. I further understand that while participating in WW activities I may be photographed for WW purposes and agree to allow my likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by WW.
I acknowledge that WW is not responsible to provide transportation to or from any WW activities. I further acknowledge that WW does not verify the insurance or license of any WW member or other person who voluntarily provides transportation to or from WW activities, and that WW shall have no responsibility for any risk associated with my travel to and from WW activities.
In consideration for my participation in WW activities, I (on behalf of myself and my successors, heirs and assigns) voluntarily release and agree to hold the WW, its officers, directors, volunteers and agents harmless from any and all liability, claims, damages, injuries or losses which in any way arise from or are connected with my participation in WW activities, except to the extent such Injuries are caused by the gross negligence of the WW, its officers, directors, volunteers or agents. I further agree to hold WW, its officers, directors, volunteers and agents harmless from any liability claims, damages, injuries or losses caused by my own negligence while a participant in WW activities.
In addition to this Membership Waiver and Release, I warrant that I have read and understand the rules, regulations and guidelines (the “Rules”) of WW and agree to abide by the Rules at all times during my participation in WW activities.