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In consideration of being permitted to participate in any way in an event organized and/or managed by Scholastic Challenge, I, for myself, my personal representatives, assigns, heirs, and next of kin:
Acknowledge, agree, and represent that I understand the nature of athletic activities and that I am qualified, in good health, and in proper physical condition to participate in such activity. I further acknowledge that the activity may be conducted over public roads and facilities open to the public and upon which the hazards of travelling are to be expected. I understand that it is not possible to foresee all possible hazards that may present themselves on the planned event routes. I further agree and warrant that if at any time I believe conditions to be unsafe, I will immediately discontinue further participation in the activity.
Fully understand that: (a) athletic activities involve risks and dangers of serious bodily injury, including permanent disability, paralysis, and death; (b) these risks and dangers may be caused by my own actions or inactions or the actions or inactions of others, or the condition in which the activity takes place; (c) there may be other risks and social and economic losses either not known to me or not readily foreseeable at this time; and I fully accept and assume all such risks and all responsibility for losses, costs, and damages I incur as a result of my participation or that of the minor in the activity.
Hereby release, discharge, and covenant not to sue Scholastic Challenge, their respective administrators, directors, agents, officers, members, volunteers, and employees, other participants, sponsors, advertisers, schools or school districts, and, if applicable, owners and lessors of premises on which the event takes place, from all liability, claims, demands, losses, or damages on my account caused or alleged to be caused in whole or in part by the negligence of the organizers or otherwise, including negligent rescue operations; and I further agree that if, despite this release and waiver of liability, assumption of risk, and indemnity agreement I, or anyone on my behalf, makes a claim against any of the releasees, I will indemnify, save, and hold harmless each of the releasees from any litigation expenses, attorney fees, loss, liability, damage, or cost which any may incur as the result of such claim.
Acknowledge that photographers will be present at the event and give permission for Scholastic Challenge to reproduce photographs of event participants and activities for purposes of event publicity or reproduction on the organization web sites. No names will be published without specific permission.
I have read this agreement, fully understand its terms, understand that I have given up substantial rights by signing it and have signed it freely and without any inducement or assurance of any nature and intend it to be a complete and unconditional release of all liability to the greatest extent allowed by law and agree that if any portion of this agreement is held to be invalid the balance, notwithstanding, shall continue in full force and effect.
I do hereby agree to wear appropriate safety equipment and abide by all applicable laws during my participation in any Scholastic Challenge organized event. I hereby authorize qualified physicians or emergency personnel to render medical treatment or care that they may deem necessary for myself or my child(ren) in the case of illness or injury during such program in the event I cannot be reached or become incapacitated.
I further understand that I must be at least eighteen years of age to sign this waiver. If the participant is under the age of 18, a parent or guardian’s signature is required. All event participants 12 or younger must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Your privacy is critically important to us. At Scholastic Challenge we have a few fundamental principles:
If you have questions about deleting or correcting your personal data please contact us.
Scholastic Challenge operates the website www.scholasticchallenge.com. It is Scholastic Challenge's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating this website.
Like most website operators, Scholastic Challenge collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Scholastic Challenge's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Scholastic Challenge's visitors use its website. From time to time, Scholastic Challenge may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
Visitors who are participating in a fundraising event organized and/or managed by Scholastic Challenge may be required to provide personal information (such as name, address, phone number, and email address) to register for or donate to an event. Scholastic Challenge collects such information only as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Scholastic Challenge. Scholastic Challenge does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Your name, schools, personal message, photo, photo caption, and fundraising goal will appear on the website. We use your email to keep you informed about rider-related event information. If your school has a School Coordinator, we share your name, email, and phone number with the School Coordinator so you can be kept informed of ride activities related to your school. Your other personal information does not appear on the website and we do not give out to anyone, except as described elsewhere in this policy.
Your donor name, donation amount, and message will appear on your rider’s fundraising page. We will use your email to keep you informed about the event. Your donor name, email, phone, donation amount, and message will be emailed to your rider to inform them of your support (so they can thank you). If you are paying by credit card, your personal information is transmitted to the credit card payment form for submission to the credit card processing entity. We do not store any credit card information (see our Security statement). Your other personal information does not appear on the website and we do not give out to anyone, except as described elsewhere in this policy.
Scholastic Challenge may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. Scholastic Challenge may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Scholastic Challenge does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.
Scholastic Challenge discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Scholastic Challenge's behalf or to provide services available at Scholastic Challenge's website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Scholastic Challenge's website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them.
Scholastic Challenge will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Scholastic Challenge discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Scholastic Challenge believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Scholastic Challenge, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of the Scholastic Challenge website and have supplied your email address, Scholastic Challenge may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new events, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Scholastic Challenge. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Scholastic Challenge takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.
If Scholastic Challenge, or substantially all of its assets were acquired, or in the unlikely event that Scholastic Challenge goes out of business or enters bankruptcy, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any acquirer of Scholastic Challenge may continue to use your personal information as set forth in this policy.
Scholastic Challenge does not collect, store, or transmit any credit card information. To provide you with secure transactions, we have partnered with Authorize.net for secure commerce transactions.
Your credit card information is collected by Authorize.net for transmittal to your credit card issuing bank for approval. Authorize.net encrypts all of your personal information including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet. Authorize.net does not permanently store your credit card or personal information.
Authorize.net uses 128-bit SSL (secure socket layer) encryption and HTTPS security protocol to communicate with your browser. This method is the industry standard security protocol, which makes it virtually impossible for someone to intercept your credit card information. Companies we work with to process your credit card transactions also use high grade encryption and security protocols.
Donations made through Scholastic Challenge are non-refundable, except as specified below. In all cases, including those listed below, no refunds can be issued after 30 days beyond the date of the event.
To request a refund, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org