READ THIS DOCUMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE VOLUNTEERING FOR AN EVENT. THIS DOCUMENT HAS LEGAL CONSEQUENCES AND WILL AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND LIMIT YOUR ABILITY TO BRING FUTURE LEGAL ACTIONS
If you are under 18 years of age (a “Minor”), you may only volunteer at the event to which your application relates (the “Event”) if your parent/legal guardian has agreed to these terms and conditions (the “Terms”) on your behalf. Part A of the Schedule to these Terms sets out the full requirements in respect of Minors.
Age, Ability and Compensation
You confirm that (unless these Term are being accepted on behalf of a Minor) you are aged 18 or over and you voluntarily agree to be an unpaid volunteer at the Event (and/or events/activities that are on the same day as but ancillary to the Event). You are physically fit and medically able to so volunteer and have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medial person. You acknowledge that you are volunteering at the Event with no expectation of receiving, and you understand that you will not receive, any compensation and you are waiving any right you may have to receive a minimum wage.
You understand that, provided you complete your designated volunteering duties to the reasonable satisfaction of Virgin Sport UK Limited (“Virgin Sport”), you shall be entitled to one free entry to any one event that is owned and staged by Virgin Sport in the 12 months following the date of the Event. You further acknowledge that:
(a) the giving of a free place by Virgin Sport is always at the discretion of Virgin Sport, who is free to withdraw the offer of a free place at any time and for any reason;
(b) you shall request the event to which you would like free entry but understand Virgin Sport is not obliged to satisfy such request and may offer you an alternative event;
(c) free entry is to a single event owned and staged by Virgin Sport only, it does not include all elements of any sport festival, only one of the individual parts that make up such festivals;
(d) you will receive a code that entitles you to register for the event online for free. You may transfer this code to another individual but once you have used it to register for the event, you will not be able to transfer your place in the relevant event; and
(e) you will need to register for the event online and if you do not so register you will not be able to participate in the relevant event.
Liability and Waiver
You acknowledge that volunteering at the Event is a potential hazardous activity and you hereby willingly assume all risk in connection with your participation at the Event. The risks include, but are not limited to, those caused by temperature; weather; actions of other people including, but not limited to, participants, spectators and event officials; and the crowded nature of the course.
Save for any liability for: (i) fraudulent misrepresentation; or (ii) death or personal injury arising from negligence, you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally:
(a) waive, to the fullest extent permitted by law, the right to bring any form of claim that you may have against Virgin Sport or any member of its group (and any officers, directors, employees, sub-contractors, sponsors or agents of Virgin Sport or any member of its group) (together the “Relevant Persons”) in connection with or as a result of you volunteering at the Event; and
(b) release the Relevant Persons from any liability in respect of any such claim you may have.
Changes to the Event
You understand that Virgin Sport may, in the case of an emergency, need to cancel the Event or change the day and/or time on which the Event will be held.
In the event that you are no longer able to Volunteer at the Event you will notify Virgin Sport of your absence, as soon as possible in advance of the Event, using the contact details you have been provided.
You understand that there will be filming and photography of the Event. By signing below, you:
(a) acknowledge that you may be photographed, filmed and/or recorded while volunteering at the Event; and
(b) agree that Virgin Sport, and any member of its group, may use these photographs, videos, recordings and/or likenesses of you taken/recorded during your volunteering at the Event (whether edited, adapted, modified or copied), without prior notice or compensation, in any way in which it sees fit now or in the future for the purpose of promoting the Event and its other events, including but not limited to their use on social media channels, emails, online (including on the Virgin Sport website), film, broadcast, radio, TV and print publications.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
This Waiver shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the law of England and Wales. Each party irrevocably submits for all purposes in connection with these Terms to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
If you are a Minor, you may only volunteer at the Event if your parent or legal guardian has agreed to these Terms. All Minors under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult, who has also registered to volunteer, for the duration of their volunteering shift.
Your parent/legal guardian will be asked to confirm, on your registration from, that they consent to you volunteering at the Event and that they accept these Terms on your behalf. In addition, your intention to volunteer at the Event will be communicated to your parent/legal guardian, using the contact details provided by you on your registration form. Your volunteering at the Event is subject to: (i) your parent/legal guardian accepting these Terms; and (ii) us receiving no objections from your parent/legal guardian to your volunteering. If your parent/legal guardian does not consent and/or we receive an objection to your volunteering then you will not be able to volunteer at the Event. Do not submit your registration to volunteer at the Event without first obtaining your parent or legal guardian's permission.
You must have permission from your parent/guardian to provide their personal details. You confirm that the email address and personal details you provide to us are all accurate, correct and up to date.
PARENTS/LEGAL GUARDIANS: If you are the parent or legal guardian of a Minor, then by agreeing to these Terms you are agreeing to: (i) these Terms on their behalf; and (ii) the Minor Volunteering at the Event under your/an accompanying adult’s direct supervision. Note, in particular, that all children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult over 18.