The following is a waiver that we have been using at our space. I put it forth (with no warrenty) for the comment, improvement and benifit of others..
THIS AGREEMENT made this between MakeHaven, Inc. (266 State Street, New Haven, CT) and the MakeHaven visitor, workshop participant, guest or member (Guest).
In consideration for Guest’s participation in the activities of MakeHaven, Inc., Guest agrees to the following waiver and release:
1. Assumption of Risk.
Guest acknowledges risks from the use of tools, equipment, devices, and hazardous materials of any kind commonly used in constructing, fabricating, developing, crafting, inventing, prototyping, metalworking, woodworking, software design and other technology related activities. Guest’s participation in such activities, and/or use of such tools may result in injury, illness, death or damage to Guest or Guest’s personal property. Such injury, illness, death or damage to Guest or Guest’s personal property, may arise from foreseeable or unforeseeable causes and may be caused by Guest, other Guests, Members, or Force Majeure. Guest hereby fully acknowledges all such risks and any others which arise because of Guest’s association with MakeHaven, Inc.
2. Release of Liability.
Guest releases MakeHaven, Inc., its Officers, Agents, Board, Members, Guests and Assigns from any and all liability arising out of any and all damage, loss or injury to Guest or Guest’s property while participating in any and all activities related to MakeHaven, Inc. and/or using any equipment owned by MakeHaven, Inc. or another Guest or Member of MakeHaven, Inc. regardless of whether such loss or injury is as a result of negligence of MakeHaven, Inc. or its Members, Guests, Agents, Board Members and Assigns, or is a result of some other cause.
3. Covenant Not to Sue.
Guest agrees that Guest will not, under any circumstances, initiate any legal action against MakeHaven, Inc., its Members, Guests, Agents, Board Members and Assigns, nor will Guest assist in the prosecution of any such legal action filed by another, arising out of an injury to the person or property of Guest while participating in the activities related to MakeHaven, Inc.. This covenant extends to include the Heirs, Executors, Administrators or Assigns of Guest.
4. Third Party Indemnification.
Guest indemnifies, saves and holds harmless MakeHaven, Inc., its Members, Guests, Agents, Board Members and Assigns from any and all losses, claims, actions or proceedings of every kind and character which may be initiated by any other persons or organizations and which arise directly or indirectly from the actions of Guest while engaged in the activities related to MakeHaven, Inc..
Governing Law and Interpretation.
This Agreement and General Release shall be governed and conformed in accordance with the laws of the State of Connecticut. Should any provision of this Agreement and General Release be declared illegal or unenforceable and cannot be modified to be enforceable, excluding the general release language, such provisions shall immediately become null and void, leaving the remainder of this Agreement and General Release in full force and effect.
<<Check>>I understand and acknowledge that if I proceed to register online and to sign the waiver electronically, that, under the Electronic Transactions Act, such electronic registration and electronically signed Waiver document will be valid and enforced in the same manner as a hand-signed document that exists in physical form and that a record or signature may not be denied legal effect or enforceability under law solely because it is in electronic form. *
<<Check>>Before joining as a Member I will have carefully read and understood all of the provisions in this document and those outlined in “Membership Information, Agreement and Guidelines” and abide by that agreement as a condition of membership in MakeHaven, Inc. *
<<Check>>I hereby acknowledge that I have carefully read and understood all of the above provisions and voluntarily sign this document as a condition of being a Guest at MakeHaven, Inc. *
<<Check>>I understand that I am personally responsible for my safety and actions. I will follow all safety instructions and signage at MakeHaven. I affirm that I am 18 years of age or older, and that I am mentally competent to sign this release. *
Accept Terms & Conditions of Use *