Bee Safe Acknowledgment of Risk
The Illawarra Beekeepers Assoc. Inc. is committed to your safety when visiting our apiary. Therefore you must agree to the following terms and conditions when visiting us. This Policy is updated from time to time so please review this page regularly.
Illawarra Beekeepers Assoc. Inc. Beekeeping Course & Apiary Visit
Safety & Acknowledgments Terms & Conditions
For your own safety, the Illawarra Beekeepers Assoc. Inc. asserts that when visiting our apiary and bee garden you must follow our safety precautions. This includes, but not limited to, wearing a long sleeve shirt (lightweight if a hot day) long pants tucked into socks and covered shoes. Do not wear perfumes, scented lotions, shampoos etc. on the day as these annoy bees. If raining or sunny hives will be opened, covered area is available at the site.
WAIVER from VISITING, LEARNING AND WORKING WITH BEES (Acknowledgment of Risk)
As a condition to my accepting to participate, I hereby acknowledge that I participate at my own risk and that I am aware that activities involving bees can be hazardous and that the servants, agents, representatives or volunteers accept no responsibility or liability for any injury or loss, including loss of life, that I might sustain as a direct or indirect consequence of participating whether such injury is a consequence of any act or omission by the servants, agents, representatives or volunteers. Except in regard to any rights I may have arising under the Trade Practices Act 1974.
I acknowledge that the safety precautions undertaken are a service to me and other participants but are not a guarantee of safety. I understand that bees are unpredictable by nature, that when frightened their instincts are to defend the hive. I declare that I am in sound condition and undertake participation with the knowledge of the physical demands required. I consent to receiving any medical treatment, including ambulance transportation that the illawarra beekeepers assoc. inc. or it’s agent’s believe is desirable during or after participating.
VISITOR & STUDENT DUTIES:
I agree that I participate at my own risk.
I agree that I will not participate if I am under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs.
Staff may inspect equipment; however I agree that I will be ultimately responsible for checking the equipment that I use and bringing any problems to the attention of staff.
I agree to follow staff members’ instructions at all times.
I agree that as a condition of participating I must wear a bee veil and closed covered shoes
I agree that I will be responsible for any damages to the premises, property owned by others, injuries to any others, which I may cause by negligent, reckless or irresponsible conduct.
All minors must have a parent or guardian to supervise their attendance and sign this acknowledgment and indemnity for them. By signing my name below, either in person or by one of my representatives, I hereby agree to comply with all of the terms and conditions stated above.
In consideration of my engagement as a student and/or visitor to the facility, I authorize the Illawarra Beekeepers Assoc. Inc. or it’s agent to use images, digital photographs, motion picture footage &/or audio recordings of me (the ‘Materials’) in accordance that the Materials will be recorded and used with the understanding that the content or theme thereof will be used by the Illawarra Beekeepers Assoc. Inc.
The Materials will be recorded at or around the Illawarra Beekeepers Assoc. Inc. Apiary Bee Garden & Museum or at an event hosted by the Illawarra Beekeepers Assoc. Inc. that I attend.
REPRODUCTION AND USE
Illawarra Beekeepers Assoc. Inc. has the unrestricted right and permission to copyright and use, reuse, publish, and republish the materials in all forms of media (including printed materials) for art, social media publishing, internet publishing, promotional purposes (including, but not limited to, advertising, publicity, commercial, or display use), illustration, exhibition, editorial, trade, or any other purpose whatsoever. This right extends to both domestic and foreign markets.
RELEASE OF CLAIMS
I hereby relinquish any right that I may have to examine or approve the completed materials or their use(s). Further, I hereby release and discharge Illawarra Beekeepers Assoc. Inc. and all persons functioning under their permission or authority (including, but not limited to, associates, affiliates, officers, agents, advertising agencies, designated directors, employees, members and customers) from any claims. This includes claims related to blurring, alteration, distortion, or use in composite form that may occur or be produced in the process of recording, processing, or publishing the Materials, including any claims for libel or invasion of privacy. I hereby affirm that I am over the age of 18 and have the right to contract in my own name.
YOUR RIGHTS TO CAPTURE PHOTOGRAPHS, IMAGES OR VIDEO
The Illawarra Beekeepers Assoc. Inc. understands you may wish to take photographs or video whilst visiting our facility. However we authorize you or your party to only use such images, photographs or video for your personal use only and not for any commercial use whatsoever without the written consent of the Illawarra Beekeepers Assoc. Inc. Any use of images for personal use or for publishing on social media taken by you must never be used in an unfavourable manner or intent to discredit or criticize the Illawarra Beekeepers Assoc. Inc. or it’s facilities, members or visitors.
Please do not hesitate to us regarding any matter relating to this document.
Policy Last Updated September 2016