KMC Liability Waiver

Katy Math Circle Release of Liability and Waiver and Parent or Legal Guardian Permission for a Minor

Code of Conduct

I certify that I am the Participant or the Parent/Guardian of the below-named minor Participant (“my child”) and I am fully competent to sign this agreement. I understand that when I or my child participate in online meetings or video chat, we must behave appropriately with words, actions, chats, and any other information we choose to say or share during the online meeting. I am responsible for supervising my children and their online behavior. I will ensure that my child is respectful to Katy Math Circle, LIGHT Katy Co-op personnel, and other participants. I understand that inappropriate or unsafe behavior or infractions of local or national laws or ordinances will jeopardize my and/or my child’s participation in the online meeting and may result in dismissal. I also understand that I and my children are bound by the LIGHT Code of Conduct we have already agreed to as LIGHT Katy Co-op Social members.

General Liability

I certify that I am the Parent/Guardian of the Participant(s) (“my child/my children”) and I am fully competent to agree to participate. I do hereby acknowledge and understand that my child’s participation is purely and entirely voluntary. I will assume the risk associated therewith, whether known or unknown to me at this time with regards to participation in any and all activities in any way related to Katy Math Circle and LIGHT Katy Co-op and/or program. I understand that Katy Math Circle may use synchronous and asynchronous video platforms and online learning management systems such as Zoom, Google Meet, Google Classroom, and Microsoft Teams to conduct lessons remotely.

By participating, I understand and acknowledge that I agree to release and indemnify Katy Math Circle and LIGHT Katy Co-op and its staff, volunteers, affiliates, and sponsors from any claim whatsoever in the implementation of this platform. I or my child’s image, likeness, or voice may be recorded while I or he or she is participating in distance learning, and I expressly consent to such recording and release Katy Math Circle and LIGHT Katy Co-op unconditionally in its use of such images. I certify that there is no medical reason why I or my child should not participate in the Katy Math Circle and LIGHT Katy Co-op event and/or program. I further agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Katy Math Circle and LIGHT Katy Co-op and its employees, directors, agents, volunteers, affiliates, sponsors, event collaborators/partners, and all involved in the provision of the online program from any and all liabilities, claims, demands, injuries (including death), or damages, including court costs and attorney’s fees and expenses, which may occur to myself, my child/Participant, other participants, and third-persons as a result of my/my child/Participant’s participation in the event or program, including through distance learning opportunities. I agree I am financially responsible for losses resulting from my/my child’s/Participant’s actions. This release is also intended to include all claims of my family, estate, heirs, personal representatives or assigns. I understand that Katy Math Circle and LIGHT Katy Co-op will rely on this grant, and I fully intend it to have legal effect.

Media Waiver

I certify that I am the Participant or the Parent/Guardian of the Participant(s) and I am fully competent to agree to participate. I hereby grant permission to use, reproduce and/or distribute photographs, films, video, and sound recordings of me or my child without compensation or approval, for use in materials created for purposes of promoting the activities of Katy Math Circle, LIGHT Katy Co-op, and its sponsors and partners in relation to this program, including on the Internet, for an unlimited number of times for an unlimited period of time.

I also understand that, for public events, news media may be onsite. I further understand that digital learning opportunities may be recorded. Katy Math Circle and LIGHT Katy Co-op are unable to guarantee that I or my child would not be included in any news stories, photos, or social media postings. Should I not wish to be interviewed, photographed, or videotaped by media, it is my responsibility to notify the news crew or move out of the photograph/video shoot during in-person events and to disable my camera during online digital learning programs.

I have read this waiver and release agreement and understand the terms used in it and their legal significance. This waiver and release is freely and voluntarily given with the understanding that right to legal recourse against the Activity Coordinators and Facility Owner is knowingly given up in return for allowing my minor’s participation in the activity. My participation is intended to bind not only myself but also my successors, heirs, representatives, administrators, and assigns. By signing this agreement, I acknowledge that I have carefully read this agreement in its entirety, that my child and I fully understand the contents, meaning, and effect of each term, and agree to be bound by them. I acknowledge that I accept the allocation of risks and responsibility as between Katy Math Circle, LIGHT Katy Co-op, myself and my child set forth in this agreement. I am aware that this is a release of liability and a contract among myself, my child, Katy Math Circle, and LIGHT Katy Co-op.