PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT

PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT

The Straightforward Project presents The Second Annual Women’s Summit

 

By registering for participation in the above-referenced Straightforward Project’s Summit (“Summit”), paying in full the registration fee and checking “I Agree” at the registration page, you, the individual registered participant (“Participant”) become eligible to attend and participate in The Summit. Participant expressly agrees to be bound by all of the terms and conditions herein as well as any and all additional rules or terms, specifically including such rules or terms of the Summit venue (“Facility”). The Straightforward Project’s hosting of The Summit is expressly conditioned upon and subject to this Agreement.

 

Participant expressly acknowledges and agrees that the activities of the Summit do not constitute any mental health therapy, and that neither the The Straightforward Project nor any of the Summit presenters do not and will not provide any such therapy in relation to The Summit.

 

Participant expressly acknowledges and agrees that payment in full of the non-refundable registration fee makes the Participant eligible to participate in The Summit, subject to this Agreement.

 

Participant expressly acknowledges and agrees that Participant, including without limitation Participant’s heirs, assigns, legal representatives and the like, hereby releases from any and all claims or liability The Straightforward Project, Straightforward Project’s presenters, volunteers, agents, designees, officers, directors individually and as a board of directors, employees, contractors, subcontractors, successors and assigns, as well as the owners or operators of any conference facilities or equipment provided and the sponsors of the Straightforward Project or the Facility, as well as Kimberly Brooks Mazella in her personal or professional capacity.

 

Participant expressly acknowledges and agrees and covenants that Participant shall comply with all Summit policies, Facility policies and all other terms or guidance provided in connection with the Summit.

 

Participant expressly acknowledges and agrees to behave responsibly and in consideration of other Participants as well as in the interest of the Straightforward Project in maintaining the good order, health, and safety of Participants and presenters during The Summit, including at all programs and after-hours activities.

 

Participant acknowledges and agrees that the Straightforward Project may find it necessary to make changes in its stated programs or schedule during The Summit. The Straightforward Project will make good faith reasonable efforts to keep any such changes to a minimum.

 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY, DISCLAIMER, WAIVER, RELEASE

 

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE LIABILITY OF THE STRAIGHTFORWARD PROJECT, WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR IN TORT, EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAID AS REGISTRATION FEE TO THE SUMMIT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE STRAIGHTFORWARD PROJECT BE LIABLE FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT OR SPECIAL DAMAGES. THE STRAIGHTFORWARD PROJECT HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

 

Participant expressly agrees and covenants that Participant shall not engage in: threatening physical or /verbal actions; disorderly or disruptive conduct; and harassment, sexual or otherwise, or actions and or behavior that may impede or infringe upon the rights, general welfare or enjoyment of other Summit members. Such conduct by Participant will not be tolerated. Any such behavior or conduct may result in revocation of Participant’s attendance and/or participation in The Summit, removal from The Summit in whole or in part, denial of access to meeting facilities, or any other remedies available at law or equity. A decision by the Straightforward Project to revoke the Participant’s participation or attendance in The Summit shall be in the sole, complete and unreviewable discretion of Kimberly Brooks Mazella, Executive Director and Founder of The Straightforward Project and no claim or damages against the Straightforward Project or Kimberly Brooks Mazella individually shall be made as a result of such revocation or denial. Neither registration fees nor any other cost or expense shall, under any circumstances, be refunded or remitted to a Participant if participation in The Summit is revoked or denied.

 

Although unlikely, the Straightforward Project reserves the right to cancel The Summit due to low enrollment or if, for any reason, it determines the presentation of The Summit is no longer viable.

 

Participant acknowledges and agrees that events and occurrences may occur beyond the control of The Straightforward Project or the Released that may impact The Summit. These events and occurrences include, without limitation, fire, wind, hail, snow, hurricanes, tornadoes, severe rain, flooding, smoke, earthquakes, landslides, acts of war, acts of governments, terrorist acts, and loss of electricity and or other utilities (collectively, “Force Majeure”). Participant further acknowledges and expressly agrees that the Straightforward Project shall not be responsible for any injury, loss, damage or expense associated with a Force Majeure event.

 

 

This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, notwithstanding any conflicts of laws principles thereof. Venue for any legal action shall be in the state or federal courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

 

ACKNOWLEDGMENT

 

I have carefully read the Registration Form and this Agreement, and hereby certify that I fully comprehend and covenant to abide by all requirements thereof. I voluntarily and knowingly agree that by checking the “I Accept” box in the Registration that I understand this Agreement constitutes a contract between myself and the Straightforward Project.

 

At: McLean, Virginia

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GUIDELINES

The Kintsu Project ("KP") is organized exclusively for charitable, training, and educational purposes, including for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or any corresponding section of any future federal tax code.

KP serves as a supportive resource for anyone whose life has been negatively affected by societal, religious, familial, or internalized homophobia that results in mixed-orientation marriages. We serve straight spouses, their formerly closeted LGBTQIA partners, their families, and interested helping professionals.

 

KP is straight spouse and LGBTQIA affirmative. We believe every person deserves to live an open and authentic life. To that end, KP provides programs and services to help move individuals from discovery to recovery.

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