Battle of the LAN Waiver Form
TechAlley Battle of the LAN Waiver
THIS IS IMPORTANT. YOU MUST SIGN THIS DOCUMENT TO PARTICIPATE IN Battle of the LAN AND BY SIGNING
YOU ARE ASSUMING CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS AND WAIVING YOUR RIGHTS TO COMPENSATION
IF YOU GET HURT OR YOUR COMPUTER AND OTHER STUFF IS DAMAGED AT Battle of the LAN READ IT
BEFORE YOU SIGN.
Battle of the LAN is an annual PC gaming, bring your own computer, LAN party event hosted by TechAlley By registering as an attendee, paying your registration fee, and signing this waiver, or by registering as a spectator and signing this waiver, TechAlley agrees to allow you to access its offices at 41 Oxford St W, London and participate in Battle of the LAN. By signing below, you agree to the following:
- You are aware that at a LAN party there will be wire hazards on floor, high voltage electrical
wiring on floor, narrow aisles, and other hazards that are dangerous and can cause injury or
damage to your property. By participating in Battle of the LAN you agree to assume all risk of injury or
damage to your property.
- Because TechAlley is allowing you to participate in Battle of the LAN, you irrevocably release, waive and hold harmless TechAlley and its officers, directors, employees, and sponsors (collectively referred to as “the Hosts”) from all claims and losses resulting from your participation in Battle of the LAN. You understand and agree that the Hosts assume no responsibility or liability for any injury to persons or property (including property that is lost, stolen or damaged by other participants), that may occur during Battle of the LAN.
- You agree that you have read and will follow the Battle of the LAN Rules which are posted at the door
- Battle of the LAN is held at TechAlley office in London, ON and the LAN is hosted on TechAlley network. While participating in Battle of the LAN you agree not to access (or attempt to access) any TechAlley/ISP Canada’s property, equipment, servers, or network, other than the part of TechAlley’s offices and network which host Battle of the LAN services. You agree not to copy, record or remove any TechAlleys confidential information while at Battle of the LAN including network captures, information displayed in TechAlley offices and other intellectual property that may be visible on TechAlley’s work stations. If the Battle of the LAN staff decide you are not being respectful of the environment and/or other participants, they may have you removed from Battle of the LAN – you will not get a refund of your registration fee.
- You are at least 18 years of age.
- You authorize the use of any photos and videos for posting on websites and in other media.
Signature: _____________________________ Date: ______________________ (YYYY-MM-DD)
Name: _________________________________ Nickname (Avatar): ___________________________
Battle of the LAN RULES
- Participants will conduct themselves in a decent and sportsmanlike manner.
- Participants will be respectful of fellow participants (and their property) and TechAlley’s offices.
- The possession of alcoholic beverages, illegal drugs, or firearms at battle of the LAN is prohibited.
CHEATING: battle of the LAN has a zero tolerance for cheating! Cheating includes: cheat codes, exploits, debug version game kernels or libraries, denial of service against network devices or computers to slow network bandwidth. If you are caught cheating, it will result in the forfeiture of the game, and disqualification from all remaining games and removal from Battle of the LAN.
ACTS OF VIOLENCE: Acts of violence will not be tolerated! Intentional damage to TechAlley’s offices, other participant's computers, and TechAlley’s network equipment is grounds for immediate removal from Battle of the LAN The Battle of the LAN’s staff reserve the sole right to define what is and what is not a violent act. No weapons of any kind are allowed at Battle of the LAN, this includes toy weapons, paintball guns, etc.
ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES: Battle of the LAN does not, under any circumstances condone any type of illegal activity whatsoever, including but not limited to the copying of illegal software, multimedia, or distribution of pornographic material. Each individual is solely responsible for the software / files and the copyright laws associated with items that are located on their computer. In addition Battle of the LAN has a firm policy against viewing of pornographic material at the event. If battle of the LAN staff view pornography displayed on your computer at any time, you will be removed from Battle of the LAN without refund. Participants understand that their computer(s) are their personal responsibility and liability and agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless TechAlley from any claims arising out of, in whole or in part, the participant's use in any way of their computers during Battle of the LAN.
HACKING: Battle of the LAN does not tolerate hacking of any kind under any circumstance. Hacking of computers, network devices, DoS attacks, viruses, back-doors, or anything of the sort is grounds for immediate dismissal from the Battle of the LAN without refund and can lead to banning said participant from all future events.
OFFICIALS: Battle of the LAN staff reserve the right to require any participant to replay any match for any reason, at their sole discretion and to disqualify any participant who fails to follow the Battle of the LAN Rules, acts in a nun sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, acts with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person(s). Decisions by Battle of the LAN staff are FINAL.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: TechAlley and Battle of the LAN staff assume no liability for any injury, loss, or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with any person’s participation in Battle of the LAN, including without limitation, participation in any real life activity or injury, loss or damage sustained from use of any prize won. If for any reason Battle of the LAN is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Battle of the LAN staff which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of Battle of the LAN, TechAlley and Battle of the LAN staff reserve the right at their sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend Battle of the LAN without refund. By participating in Battle of the LAN, each participant agrees to be bound by the Battle of the LAN Rules. TechAlley AND Battle of the LAN STAFF SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES WHETHER OR NOT SUCH DAMAGES COULD HAVE BEEN FORESEEN AND WHETHER OR NOT TECHALLEY AND BATTLE OF THE LAN STAFF RECEIVED NOTICE THEREOF.