CANCELLATION, ROOMMATE MATCHING POLICY, RELEASE AND LIABILITY WAIVER, AND PHOTO AND PUBLICITY RELEASE FORM
TO COMPLETE REGISTRATION THIS FORM MUST BE E SIGNED AND RETURNED TO SINGLES TRAVEL SERVICE
Singles Travel Service/ Singles Ski Cancellation Policy
Cancellations made by you (you are hereinafter referred to in this Form as “Client”) more than ninety (90) days before the first day of the purchased trip (hereinafter referred to as the “First Trip Day”) will qualify for a full refund less a One Hundred Dollar ($100) administration fee, and any non-refundable deposits to third party vendors on behalf of Client, plus credit card charges if applicable. Thereafter, per person cancellation fees are as follows: Any cancellation made between sixty (60) days to ninety (90) days prior to the First Trip Day will qualify for a fifty percent (50%) refund. No refund will be issued for cancellations within sixty (60) days of the First Trip Day. Airline packages and airline tickets are subject to cancellation policies imposed by the airlines
WAIVER OF LIABILITY AND RELEASE OF STS AND THE AFFILIATED ENTITIES
THE EVENT AND ASSOCIATED TRAVEL ADVERTISED HEREIN, INCLUDING ALL TICKETS, VOUCHERS AND COUPONS ISSUED AND ALL ARRANGEMENTS FOR TRANSPORTATION OR CONVEYANCE OR FOR HOTEL OR LODGING OR FOR SIGHTSEEING SERVICES ARE MADE BY SINGLES TRAVEL SERVICE INC, A NEW YORK CORPORATION (STS) AND/OR ITS AFFILIATED ENTITIES (COLLECTIVELY, THE “AFFILIATED ENTITIES,” AND INDIVIDUALLY AN AFFILIATED ENTITY), AND/OR STS’S SERVICE PROVIDERS AND/OR STS’S SUPPLIERS PROVIDING SERVICES NECESSARY FOR OPERATION OF THE TOUR/TRAVEL/EVENT UPON THE EXPRESS CONDITION THAT CLIENT AGREES AND ACKNOWLEDGES THAT CLIENT SHALL ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL RISK OF BODILY INJURY, ILLNESS (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE CORANAVIRUS OR ANY OTHER PANDEMIC), DEATH, DISABILITY, MENTAL INJURY, ECONOMIC LOSS OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES) TO CLIENT, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE THAT MAY RESULT OUT OF OR ARISE FROM THE SKI TRIP ARRANGED BY STS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SKING, SNOWBOARDING, HORESBACK RIDING, RIVER RAFTING, BIKE RIDING, SIGHTSEEING, TOUR GUIDING, AND LUGGAGE HANDLING. CLIENT EXPRESSLY WAIVES AND RELEASES ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, NOW KNOWN OR HEREAFTER KNOWN AGAINST STS AND STS’s AFFILIATED ENTITIES, AND THEIR OFFICERS, MEMBERS, SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AND AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASEES”) ON ACCOUNT OF ANY BODILY INJURY, ILLNESS (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE CORANAVIRUS OR ANY OTHER PANDEMIC) DEATH, DISABILITY, MENTAL INJURY, ECONOMIC LOSS, OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE TO CLIENT, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE FROM ANY ACT OR OMISSION WHETHER ARISING OUT OF NEGLIGENCE OR GROSS NEGLIGENCE OF STS, OR ANY OF THE OTHER RELEASEES ARISING OUT OF OR ATTRITUABLE TO CLIENT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE SKI TRIP ARRANGED BY STS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, SKING, SNOWBOARDING, HORSEBACK RIDING, RIVER RAFTING, BIKE RIDING, SIGHTSEEING, TOUR GUIDING, AND LUGGAGE HANDLING. CLIENT COVENANTS NOT TO MAKE OR BRING ANY SUCH CLAIM AGAINST STS OR ANY OTHER RELEASEE. FURTHERMORE, CLIENT AGREES AND ACKNOWLEDGES THAT STS AND THE AFFILATED ENTITIES, AND THEIR OFFICERS, MEMBERS, SHAREHOLDERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS AND AGENTS SHALL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR DELAYS RESULTING FROM WEATHER AND ROAD CONNECTIONS, BREAKDOWNS, STRIKES, RIOTS, ACTS OF GOD, AUTHORITY OF LAW OR OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND THEIR CONTROL. STS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DECLINE, OR REMOVE CLIENT, IF IN STS’S SOLE DISCRETION, WARRANTED BY CLIENT’S CONDUCT, AT ANY TIME FROM A PURCHASED TRIP. STS AND IT’S AFFILIATES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR PRICE INCREASES IMPOSED BY THEYRE VENDORS AND ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT OR ANY INTENTIONAL OR CARELESS ACTIONS OR OMISSIONS ON THE PART OF THE EVENT COORDINATORS/TOUR OPERATORS AND/OR SERVICE PROVIDERS, SUCH AS SUPPLIERS OF TOURS OR OTHER SERVICES USED OR OBTAINED ON OR AT THE TIME OF THE EVENT, TRIP OR PROGRAM, WHICH RESULT IN ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, DELAY OR INJURY TO CLIENT. THERE IS NO GUARANTEE OF ANY SUCH SUPPLIERS RATES, BOOKING OR RESERVATIONS. STS AND THE AFFILIATED ENTITIES SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY SOCIAL OR LABOR UNREST, MECHANICAL OR CONSTRUCTION DIFFICULTIES, DISEASES, LOCAL LAWS, CLIMATE CONDITIONS, ABNORMAL CONDITIONS OR DEVELOPMENTS OR ANY OTHER ACTIONS, OMISSIONS OR CONDITIONS OUTSIDE STS AND THE AFFILIATED ENTITIES CONTROL.
“CLIENT HEREBY GRANTS TO STS AND THE AFFILIATED ENTITIES THE ABSOLUTE AND IRREVOCABLE RIGHT AND UNRESTRICTED PERMISSION TO USE CLIENT’S LIKENESS, IMAGE, VOICE AND/OR APPEARANCE AS SUCH MAY BE EMBODIED IN ANY PHOTOS, VIDEO RECORDINGS, AUDIOTAPES, DIGITAL IMAGES, AND THE LIKE (COLLECTIVELY, THE “MATERIAL”), TAKEN OR MADE ON BEHALF OF STS AND THE AFFILIATED ENTITIES. CLIENT AGREESTHAT STS AND THE AFFILIATED ENTITIES HAVE COMPLETE OWNERSHIP OF THE MATERIAL AND CAN USE THE MATERIAL FOR PROMOTIONAL, ADVERTISING, VIDEOS, NEWS RELEASES, WEBSITES AND OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA IN PRINT, ELECTRONIC, AND ANY OTHER MEDIUM. CLIENT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT CLIENT SHALL NOT RECEIVE ANY COMPENSATION WHATSOEVER FOR THE USE OF THE MATERIAL AND CLIENT’S LIKENESS, IMAGE, VOICE AND/OR APPEARANCE.
CLIENT HEREBY RELEASES AND DISCHARGES STS AND THE AFFILIATED ENTITIES, ITS OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OWNERS, DIRECTORS, LICENSEES, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS AND REPRESENTATIVES, TOGETHER WITH ANY COMPANY TRANSMITTING OR EXHIBITING THE MATERIAL FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AND/OR LIABILITY ARISING OR RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE MATERIAL AND /OR CLIENT’S LIKENESS, IMAGE, VOICE, AND/OR APPEARANCE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY AND ALL CLAIMS FOR INVASION OF PRIVACY, RIGHT OF PUBLICITY, MISAPPROPRIATION OR MISUSE OF IMAGE, AND/OR DEFAMATION.
CLIENT ACCEPTS RESPONSIBILITY AND ALL EXPENSES ASSOCIATED WITH CHECKS FAILING TO CLEAR OR CANCELLED CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS. NOTE: TRAVEL INSURANCE IS NOT INCLUDED WITH STS VACATION PACKAGES.
Disclaimer of Liability F or Cruises & Regular Travel:
STS is a travel agency acting as an intermediary or agent for suppliers, such as air carriers, cruise lines, hotels, tour operators, ground transportation companies, and other independent firms. Client acknowledges and agrees that STS does not own or operate any of these firms; therefore, STS and the Affiliates shall not be responsible for breach of contract or any intentional or careless actions or omissions on part of such suppliers or cruise directors, which may result in any loss, damage, delay or injury to Client’s or Client’s travel companions or other participants in the organized trip. In addition, Client acknowledges and agrees that STS cannot guarantee acceptable performance by any of these firms, or our cruise directors, and Client agrees not to hold STS liable for the quality of services and the condition or cleanliness of the accommodations. Unless the term “guaranteed” is specifically stated in writing on your ticket, invoice or reservation itinerary, STS does not guarantee any of such suppliers’ rates, bookings, services or reservations. Client’s retention of tickets, reservations or bookings after issuance shall constitute a consent of the above, and an agreement on Client’s part to convey the contents hereto to his or her travel companions. STS herein gives notice that it cannot be responsible for any disruption of travel and/or unrest, labor problems, mechanical or construction difficulties, climatic aberrations, acts of God, war, diseases, or any other circumstances beyond its control. It not responsible for the neglect or omission of suppliers or carriers. STS reserves the right to refuse service to any individual for any reason
Room Mate Matching Program & Policy STS and its partners offers roommate matching as a courtesy to clients, however STS and its partners shall have no responsibility whatsoever for roommate compatibility. We will match you with a participant of your same sex, and we will try to match you with someone close to your age and of the same smoking preference, but we cannot guarantee that this will occur.
We rely solely on the information submitted by the Roommate Match Program participants to match our clients and cannot be held responsible for any problems whatsoever that occur as a result of participants submitting false or misleading information about their sex, age or smoking preferences. The final match decisions will be made at our sole discretion. Client understands that he or she chose to participate in this Roommate Match Program at his or her own sole risk. Client releases STS and its partners, and their shareholders, officers, employees, directors, agents, and contractors from any and all claims for negligence, damages (both property and physical damages) or personal injury relating to Client’s participation in this Match Program.
This Agreement constitutes the sole and entire agreement of STS and me with respect to the subject matter contained herein and supersedes all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations, and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to such subject matter. If any term or provision of this Agreement is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability shall not affect any other term or provision of this Agreement or invalidate or render unenforceable such term or provision in any other jurisdiction. This Agreement is binding on and shall inure to the benefit of STS and me and their respective successors and assigns. All matters arising out of or relating to [the making or performance of] this Agreement [whether sounding in contract, tort, or statute] shall be governed by and construed in accordance with [and enforced under] the internal laws of the State of New York [(including [its statute of limitations] [and] [N.Y. Gen. Oblig. Law § 5-1401])] [without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provisions thereof to the extent such principles or rules would require or permit the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than those of the State of New York]. Any claim or cause of action arising under this Agreement may be brought only in the federal and state courts located in New York, New York and I hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts.
BY SIGNING BELOW, I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ AND FULLY UNDERSTOOD ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND THAT I AM VOLUNTARILY GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE STS.
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