Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

I wish to participate in the _11/27 Mt. Takao Hike_ (the “Activity”)  offered by Coto. 

As a precondition to participating in the Activity, I have read the following Release Agreement (the “Agreement”) and agree to its terms. Assumption of Risk. 

I understand that participating in the Activity entails inherent risks of physical injury, including, but not limited to, the risks described in the Activity Detail Form on the reverse side of this Release Agreement. I have been given the chance to ask questions concerning the Activity Detail Form, and all such questions have been answered to my satisfaction. 

Having read this form, I am fully aware of the risks and hazards associated with the Activity, and hereby elect to voluntarily participate in the Activity. I voluntarily assume full responsibility for any risks of loss, property damage or personal injury, including death, that may be sustained by me as a result of participating in the Activity, unless caused by the gross negligence or willful misconduct of the Coto Academy, its officers, trustees, agents, employees or volunteers (collectively referred to as the “Coto Academy”). 

Liability Release. 

In consideration for the Coto Academy allowing me to participate in the Activity, I agree I will not sue the Coto Academy and I release the Coto Academy from any and all liabilities, claims, demands, actions, causes of actions, costs and expenses of any nature whatsoever arising out of any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by me or to any property belonging to me, arising from the Activity or while upon the premises where the Activity is being conducted, excepting those claims arising from the gross negligence or willful misconduct of the Coto Academy . Indemnification. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Coto Academy from and against any loss, liability, damage or costs, including court costs and attorneys’ fees, that the Coto Academy may incur arising from my involvement in the Activity, excepting those claims arising from the gross negligence or willful misconduct of the Coto Academy. 

Warranty of Physical Fitness. 

I warrant that I am physically fit and in a condition that will allow me to participate fully in the Activity. I maintain medical insurance that covers me for accidents and illnesses while I am participating in this Activity. I understand the Coto Academy has not made, nor will make, any investigation into my physical fitness or ability to participate in the Activity, and the Coto Academy is relying on my warranty of my physical condition. I assume full responsibility for payment of medical expenses not covered by my insurance incurred as a result of my participation in the Activity. 

Emergency Medical Treatment. 

I grant the Coto Academy permission to authorize emergency medical treatment as it deems appropriate, and agree that such action by the Coto Academy shall be subject to the terms of this Agreement. I understand and agree that the Coto Academy assumes no responsibility for any injury or damage that might arise out of or in connection with such authorized emergency medical treatment. Intent: It is my express intent that this Agreement shall bind the members of my family and spouse (if any), my estate, heirs, administrators, assigns, and personal representatives. 

I agree that this Agreement and any claim arising from my participation in the Activity shall be construed in accordance with the laws of Japan, without regard to its conflict of laws provision. The terms of this Agreement shall be severable, such that if a court of competent jurisdiction holds any term to be illegal or unenforceable, the validity of the remaining portions shall not be affected thereby.

In clicking the checkbox of this  Agreement, I acknowledge that I have read both sides of this Release Agreement form, understand it, and agree to be bound by its terms. I further acknowledge that I checked the box of this Release Agreement voluntarily and I am at least eighteen years of age.