By participating in a Livit Water tour/retreat the Participant acknowledges that he/she will be subjected to various physical and emotional demands.
All participants agree to carry their own medical insurance, valid for the duration of the trip that covers the individual for all medical treatment while traveling abroad.
The Participant represents and warrants that all information and records provided to Livit Water relating to the Participant, the Participant’s medical history and the Participant’s medical statement are accurate and truthful and provide Livit Water with a clear indication of the Participant’s state of health.
The Participant understands that he/she is under a duty to inform Livit Water in advance of the Program of any medication requirements, any allergies and any other physical or mental condition or limitation that might disable or render the Participant unable to perform or safely complete the trip/retreat.
The Participant is the best judge of his/her own condition and limitations, and the Participant acknowledges that it is incumbent on him/her to fully disclose the extent of any conditions or limitations.
The Participant represents, warrants and affirms that he/she has discussed this trip/retreat, its remote location, potential risks and physical and mental demands with his/her personal physician, and that the participant is physically and emotionally fit and able to undertake this Program.
The Participant agrees to notify Livit Water of any physical and medical condition at least 4 weeks prior to departure and also of any changes in his/her physical and medical condition occurring after the Participant’s signing of this Agreement.
Livit Water reserves the right to require documentation from a doctor or specialist verifying that the Participant is fit and able to undertake this trip/retreat and Livit Water reserves the right to reject a booking on the grounds of the doctor’s comments.
Livit Water shall not in any event be held liable for any consequence arising out of the Participant’s failure to take advice or medication as prescribed by a medical practitioner both prior to departure and during the trip/retreat.
Livit Water reserves the right to reject applicants who require special medical care following due consideration.
The Participant acknowledges and agrees that Livit Water reserves the right to accept or reject any person as a Participant at any time, or to require a Participant to withdraw from a Program at any time if it is determined in a Program Leaders sole discretion that it is the best interest of the Participant’s health and safety, and/or in the best interest of the Program in general.
The Participant agrees to take personal responsibility for insuring the Participant’s own personal effects and Livit Water cannot be held liable for any loss or damage of personal effects.
Livit Water cannot be held responsible for a country’s decision to refuse entry, exit or the right of passage (national and local laws governing immigration). All Participants must ensure that they contact the relevant Embassy to acquire the relevant Visa or Tourist Permit prior to commencing the Program.
The Participant shall comply with all relevant laws, regulations and customs of the countries visited during the Program. In the event of a contravention of these laws, Livit Water shall have the right to require the Participant to leave the Program and no liability on the part of Livit Water shall arise whatsoever.
The Participant will at all times respect and follow local laws and culture of the host country and behave in a responsible and courteous manner. Each Participant has a duty of care to each other, to local people, to host country and to Livit Water. The Participants shall follow the reasonable instructions of the Tour leaders during the Program.
As representatives of Livit Water within the host country, the Participant must respect Livit Water’s aims and objectives and not willfully or recklessly seek to damage relations between Livit Water, the Program and/or the host country. The Participant must not misrepresent Livit Water in any way ,which would seek to undermine or damage relations between Livit Water and the host country.
The Participant shall at all times respect and follow the health and safety procedures as set out by Livit Water, the Program leaders and/or the representative in the host country.
Livit Water warrants to the Participant that the Service will be provided using reasonable care and skill and, as far as is reasonably possible.
The Participant understands that certain risks may arise, including, but not limited to, hazards of traveling in remote areas; travel by automobile, van, bus, airplane, boat or any other means of conveyance; the forces of nature; civil disturbances; national or international conflicts; terrorism; arbitrary itinerary changes made by foreign governments or vendors; boat accidents; interacting with dangerous wildlife; personal injury or illness from the local environment; accident or illness in remote locations without immediate evacuation or medical facilities; or negligent acts of third parties.
The Participant hereby asserts that he/she knows, understands and appreciates these and other risks inherent in the Program and asserts that his/her participation is completely voluntary and assumes all risk associated with the Program and will hold Livit Water and its agents and employees harmless from and indemnify them for any and all claims, costs and expenses. The Participant further expressly agrees that the foregoing waiver and assumption of risks is intended to be as broad and inclusive as is permitted by applicable law and that if any portion thereof is held invalid, it is agreed that the balance shall, notwithstanding, continue in full legal force and effect. The terms of this agreement shall further extend to the Participant’s heirs, personal representatives, successors and assigns.
Livit Water reserves the right to deny from participating in or otherwise to expel from the Program any Participant who is in breach of any term of this Agreement.
Possession / taking / supplying of illegal or illicit substances. The question of whether the substances are illegal or illicit is to be governed by the jurisdiction of the state where the acts take place.
Displaying cruel, thoughtless or rude behavior or committing acts which could injure or harm a member of the Program (including a staff member), or any other person.
Disobeying Livit Water, the Program Leader’s or the representative in the host country’s instructions in relation to health and safety.
Committing an act or displaying behavior which could jeopardize future Livit Water Programs within the host country or lead to the souring of relations between Livit Water and the host communities or country; and breaking local laws. Please note this list is not exhaustive.
Expulsion will be carried out by the Tour Leader at Livit Water own discretion and is not subject to appeal.
In all such cases the Participant will not be entitled to any reimbursement from Livit Water, nor will Livit Water be responsible for any additional costs incurred by the Participant as a result of expulsion.
I HAVE READ THE WAIVER OF LIABILITY, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, AND INDEMNITY OF THIS AGREEMENT, FULLY UNDERSTAND ITS TERMS, AND UNDERSTAND THAT I AM GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL RIGHTS. I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I AM SIGNING THIS AGREEMENT FREELY AND VOLUNTARILY, AND INTEND BY COMPLETION OF MY APPLICATION TO AGREE TO A COMPLETE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF ALL LIABILITY TO THE GREATEST EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW.