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1. I am the parent/guardian of the minor child specified below (“My Child”). I hereby accept the invitation of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County/Inland Empire (“BBBSOC/IE”) for My Child to appear and be identified in print or online in any BBBSOC/IE publication or production. I hereby grant BBBBSOC/IE and its affiliates the absolute right and permission to use the image, name, and biographical information of My Child as BBBBSOC/IE may desire, in all media and in all forms whatsoever, including, but not limited to: magazines, brochures, press releases, print publications; motion pictures, television, cablecast and satellite broadcasts; the internet and mobile applications. Examples include, but are not limited to, the Orange County Register and other print news media, televised news media, promotional print media, and the BBBSOC/IE website and social media channels. In consideration of $0 to be paid to me, I hereby grant to BBBSOC/IE and its affiliates the absolute right to use images made through BBBSOC/IE studios or elsewhere, in whole or in part, in true or distorted character or form, alone or in conjunction with any other image, name or reproduction, in color or otherwise, for art, advertising, promotion, business, trade, or any other lawful purpose whatsoever, in perpetuum.
I hereby waive any right that I may have to inspect and/or approve of the finished product or the copy that may be used in connection therewith, wherein My Child’s likeness appears, or the use to which it may be applied.
I hereby release BBBSOC/IE and its affiliates from all claims, demands or liabilities and related financial costs that I may now or hereafter have arising in connection with BBBSOC/IE ’s exercise of the right hereby granted. These include, without limitation, claims for compensation, claims for copyright or trademark infringement, infringement of moral rights, libel, defamation, invasion of any rights of privacy (including intrusion, false light, public disclosure of private facts, and misappropriation of name or likeness), violation of rights of publicity, physical or emotional injury or distress, or any similar claim or cause of action in tort, contract, or any other legal theory. BY INITIALING THIS OPTION AND SIGNING BELOW, I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ AND I FULLY UNDERSTAND ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND THAT I AM VOLUNTARILY GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL LEGAL RIGHTS.
Given the current school closures and ongoing uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that this can be a difficult time for your families to try and navigate. While the High School Bigs Program rules and guidelines typically do not allow Bigs and Littles to exchange contact information (such as phone numbers or email addresses), we are able to make specific exceptions and would live to provide our participants with options for ways to stay connected.
1. I am the parent/guardian of the minor child specified below (“My Child”), who is participating in the High School Bigs Program (the “Program”) offered by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County/Inland Empire (“BBBSOC/IE”) as a volunteer mentor, or “Big”. I hereby consent and give My Child permission to communicate virtually and/or electronically with My Child’s Little or mentee. Such communication may include, without limitation, telephone, text message, email, and video conferencing programs such as Zoom, CommandLink, Google Classroom, and Facetime.
I WILL COMMUNICATE WITH MY CHILD, WITH MY CHILD’S LITTLE OR MENTEE, AND WITH BBBSOC/IE TO DETERMINE WHICH COMMUNICATION METHODS AND PLATFORMS I APPROVE.
I further agree to supervise, monitor, and otherwise stay informed about My Child’s virtual and/or electronic communication with My Child’s Little or mentee, and to maintain an open dialogue with My Child concerning these virtual and electronic interactions.
I hereby expressly waive and release any and all claims which I may have, or which I may hereafter have, whether known or unknown, against BBBSOC/IE, and its officers, directors, staff, employees, volunteers, agents, affiliates, successors, and assigns, arising out of or attributable to My Child’s virtual and/or electronic communication with My Child’s Little or mentee.
BY INITIALING THIS OPTION AND SIGNING BELOW, I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ AND I FULLY UNDERSTAND ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND THAT I AM VOLUNTARILY GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL LEGAL RIGHTS.
“A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER, WOULD HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR RELEASED PARTY.”
I shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless BBBSOC/IE and all other Releasees against any and all losses, damages, liabilities, deficiencies, claims, actions, judgments, settlements, interest, awards, penalties, fines, costs, or expenses of whatever kind, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, fees and the costs of enforcing any right to indemnification under this agreement, and the cost of pursuing any insurance providers arising out of or resulting from any claim of a third party related to My Child’s participation in the Program, including any claims arising out of my own negligence, the negligence of My Child, or the ordinary negligence of BBBSOC/IE.
THIS AGREEMENT PROVIDES BBBSOC/IE WITH MY ABSOLUTE AND UNCONDITIONAL CONSENT, WAIVER, AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF MY CHILD’S PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM. BY SIGNING BELOW, I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ AND I FULLY UNDERSTAND ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND THAT I AM VOLUNTARILY GIVING UP SUBSTANTIAL LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO SUE BBBSOC/IE FOR ANY CLAIMS, WHETHER KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, ARISING OUT OF MY CHILD’S PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM.