WALK ME HOME FUNDRAISING EVENT – TERMS AND CONDITIONS AGREEMENT
PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT
I wish to participate in Walk Me Home (the Event) to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities Sydney (RMHC Sydney) located in Randwick at 149-151 Barker Street, Randwick NSW 2031.
Walk Me Home is a fundraising campaign in which the main event is scheduled to take place on Sunday, 26 March 2023, but I understand this date may change through no fault of RMHC SYDNEY.
I understand and agree that these terms and conditions are a legally binding agreement between me and RMHC SYDNEY and apply to the Event and any other related event(s) in which I engage to raise funds for RMHC SYDNEY. I understand and agree that these terms are binding on my heirs, assigns and legal representatives. I understand should I register multiple people for the Event, these terms and conditions are valid and agreed to by every individual that I am registering and I have the legal right to agree on their behalf.
I acknowledge that the Event is being run to fundraise for RMHC SYDNEY and I agree to abide by these terms and conditions and all rules, regulations, and instructions for the Event, as well as all applicable laws and regulations.
I confirm I am at least 18 years old, or I am a parent or legal guardian of the participant in the Event who is under the age of 18 years (my child).
I assert and confirm that my and/or my child’s participation in the Event is voluntary.
I am aware of and expressly assume all risks associated with me and/or my child participating in this Event. I understand and acknowledge that RMHC is not in a position to judge my and/or my child’s capacity, fitness or any other matter in relation to my and/or my child’s ability to participate in the Event. I assure RMHC SYDNEY that it has no reason to conduct any special inquiry into my and/or my child’s capacity, fitness, or any other matter relating to my and/or my child’s ability to participate in the Event and I am not aware of any illness, injury or any other matter which may cause me and/or my child injury while participating in the Event.
I request RMHC SYDNEY to treat my and/or my child’s request to participate in the Event and fundraise for RMHC SYDNEY as being from a person fully capable of preparing, organising, holding and participating in the Event. I agree to put in place appropriate precautions before participating in the Event to ensure that any necessary medical assistance will be available to me and/or my child during and after the Event. I acknowledge that RMHC is not responsible for organising or paying any costs involved with such medical assistance.
PRIVACY AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
- how RMHC SYDNEY may hold, use and disclose my personal information.
- how I can access personal information held by RMHC SYDNEY and seek correction to this information;
- how I may complain about a breach of the Australian Privacy Principles and how RMHC SYDNEY will deal with my complaint.
I agree that any photographs, video, film footage or audio recording of me and/or my child taken as part of the Event may be used by RMHC SYDNEY, Walk Me Home and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries and agents for the purposes of promoting Walk Me Home and RMHC SYDNEY and I hereby perpetually and irrevocably consent to any such use without payment or compensation and waive any rights I might have to object to such uses under parts IX and XIA of the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth). I acknowledge that if I have a public social media account and post content tagging @rmhc_sydney, @RMHC Sydney and/or #walkmehome, that content may be automatically put onto the Walk Me Home website and/or public social media accounts. I understand that RMHC SYDNEY will endeavour to remove any photographs, video, film footage or audio recording of me and/or my child as soon as reasonably possible upon written request from me.
USE OF RMHC SYDNEY NAME & LOGO
The RMHC SYDNEY and Walk Me Home logos are Registered Trademarks and must not be used without the prior, specific, written permission of the respective trademark owners.
REGISTRATION / PRICE
I accept that the entry fees listed below have an additional transaction fee, including GST, unless otherwise discounted.
- Adult (18-59yrs) VIP Phase $25.00 Super Early Bird ends on Sunday, 5 February 2023
- Super Early Bird $35.00 Super Early Bird ends on Friday, 24 February 2023
- Adult (18-59yrs) Early Bird $45.00 Early Bird ends on Friday, 17 March 2023
- Adult (18-59yrs) Individual Entry $50.00 commences from Saturday, 18 March 2023
- For all other fees visit Entry Fees
I accept that RMHC SYDNEY may offer discounted entry fees at its discretion.
I understand that the Event will be free to spectators.
I accept that I must sign in on or prior to the day of the Event at one of the designated check-in areas. If signing in on the day of the Event I must follow the Event’s COVIDSafe guidelines which will be sent to me prior to the Event and available and displayed on Event day.
I will do my best to fundraise a minimum of $480.00 per individual Event participant for the Event.
I understand that the fundraising component is not compulsory and that donations can be made online via the Walk Me Home website and I acknowledge that any donations are non-refundable. I also acknowledge that these donations may be tax deductible.
I understand that incentives (the number and nature of which will be decided by RMHC SYDNEY) may be awarded to the individuals or teams in relation to their fundraising.
I acknowledge that under no circumstances will a refund be provided for donations made.
I acknowledge that if the Event is cancelled by RMHC SYDNEY, then I can request a refund of my entry fee within 28 days of notification of the event being cancelled. The amount refunded will be the registration fee paid, less the credit card processing fees, less a $5 processing fee.
I acknowledge that, except in the case of cancellation of the Event by RMHC SYDNEY (as noted above) or due to exceptional circumstances (to be determined at the sole discretion of RMHC SYDNEY and its authorised representatives), refunds will not be provided for the entry fee paid by me.
I acknowledge that my registration can be transferred to another person by contacting RMHC SYDNEY at firstname.lastname@example.org. I acknowledge that an administration fee will be charged to transfer my registration.
I acknowledge that I should seek medical advice prior to participating in the Event if I have suffered or I am suffering from a medical condition. If I am suffering from a temperature, flu-like symptoms, a sore/dry throat or persistent cough in the 7 days prior to, or on the day of the Event, I will not participate in the Event.
I declare that I will not participate in the Event if I am awaiting results of a COVID-19 test, or if I have been in direct contact with a person with a confirmed case of COVID-19 in the 7 days prior to the Event.
I acknowledge that the Event is being operated in accordance with applicable public health orders which may stipulate requirements around COVID-19 vaccinations for participants.
Consent to medical treatment: I consent to receiving any medical treatment that RMHC SYDNEY medical and paramedical personnel appointed for the Event or his/her authorised representatives consider necessary or desirable during or after the Event.
I acknowledge that I will provide an emergency contact name and phone number when requested by RMHC SYDNEY or its authorised representatives and agree that RMHC SYDNEY or their authorised representatives may contact that person and exchange my personal information with them in case of an emergency.
LIABILITY AND INDEMNITY
I agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless RMHC SYDNEY, any beneficiaries, sponsors, officials, participating clubs, communities, organisations, volunteers, consultants, participants, third-party vendors, government or public entities and each of their respective affiliates, successors, officers, directors, employees, volunteers, agents, and representatives, including, without limitation, from all claims, actions, demands, suits or proceedings of any nature whatsoever which may be made by me, on my behalf, or by or on behalf of any other person, in respect of or arising out of any liability, loss, cost, damage or expense, including but not limited to damage to property, injury or death that I or any other person suffer during the course of, as a result of, or that is associated with, the Event (including during any preparation or planning for the Event or any associated activity) and however caused (whether due to the negligence or omission of RMHC SYDNEY, its officials, employees, agents, contractors, volunteers or other personnel or otherwise).
I acknowledge that I am not relying, and will not rely, on RMHC SYDNEY or any representation made by RMHC SYDNEY or its officials, employees, agents, contractors, volunteers or other personnel in any way, including in preparing for, organising or participating in the Event.
I accept that RMHC SYDNEY will not provide parking for Event participants or spectators for the Event. I accept that it is my responsibility to locate suitable parking before or during the Event.
I acknowledge that there is comprehensive information in relation to the challenge available on the Walk Me Home website (www.walkmehome.com.au).
I acknowledge that all welcome packs (including shirts) will be provided during sign in on the day of the Event.
I acknowledge that the Event is a challenge, rather than a race.
I acknowledge that RMHC SYDNEY reserves the right to amend the Terms and Conditions of the Event at any time.
TERMINATION AND GOVERNING LAW
I agree that my participation in the Event is subject to the sole discretion of RMHC SYDNEY and that my participation may be limited or terminated, with or without cause.
I acknowledge and agree that RMHC SYDNEY may also, in its absolute discretion, withdraw my authority to fundraise that RMHC SYDNEY grants me, upon which I must immediately cease participating in the Event.
This agreement is governed by the laws of the State of New South Wales and the New South Wales courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction for any dispute arising under or relating to this agreement.
CHILD SAFETY POLICY
RMHC SYDNEY has a Safeguarding Children & Young People Policy and Responding to Suspected Child Abuse Policy which applies to the Event and RMHC SYDNEY employees, volunteers, Board Members and contractors are subject to Codes of Conduct and Ethics that include provisions to safeguard children and young people.
I confirm that I do not have any pending/current charges or past criminal convictions relating to a sexual offence or that are of a violent nature or assault. I have never been convicted, with or without trial of, pleaded guilty or no contest to a theft or fraud charge. I am not currently awaiting or attending a trial or been arrested for a theft, fraud charge, sexual offence, assault or crime of a violent nature. If I cannot confirm these matters, I understand and agree that I cannot participate in the Event.
If I am the parent or guardian of a child or young person participating in the Event, I agree not to post my child’s surname or location online or on social media, or any images or videos where my child’s surname or location may be identifiable (including hashtags that identify personal information or locations). I agree to ensure my child is dressed appropriately in any images or videos posted for the Event, and that no images or videos of my child will be taken in a bedroom, bathroom or other location that may jeopardise their safety. I acknowledge that even when privacy settings are activated on my and/or my child’s social media accounts, there is still a risk that any content posted on these accounts could be shared.
If my child is participating in the Event and is under the age of 13, I agree that their social media accounts will be created and moderated by me.
To be eligible to win receive fundraising rewards you must;
- be a registered participant of Walk Me Home 2023;
- reach the relevant fundraising milestone;
- have an Australian address for shipping purposes;
- Rewards will be shipped to the address you entered on registration - this can be updated in your dashboard under 'MY ACCOUNT'. This must be done prior to hitting the reward level for us to send to any updated address.
- We do not take any responsibility for delayed shipping, lost or stolen packages.
- T-shirt sizes are limited, we will endeavor to supply you with the size you chose on registration, however, this is not guaranteed;
- There is a limited amount of hats and one cannot be guaranteed.
- Hurry, as all stock is limited;
- Any travel costs incurred for RMHC SYDNEY visits are at own cost;
- RMHC SYDNEY visits are dependent on local RMHC SYDNEY rules, regulations in regard to visitors, and the on-going Covid-19 crisis;
- This competition is subject to change.
- Maximum $500 matched per donation. For example, if you receive an $800 donation, your matched donation will be $500 and not the total $800.
- Donations will be matched at a date to be confirmed and advised to all registered Walk Me Home participants. This may occur for 24 or 48 hours only OR until the matched giving pool is exhausted
I declare that all the information supplied by me on the entry form is true and correct.
HOW TO CONTACT US
If you have any questions about the Walk Me Home campaign, these Terms and Conditions or RMHC SYDNEY generally please contact 02 9382 - 1622.