If your Membership application is successful, then as a Member you agree to the following
WHEREAS, The Pet Professional Guild (PPG) provides certain services and programs to i) the Professional Pet Training and Pet Care Community and ii) to the Pet Owning Public (together known as the Recipients) and PPG provides certain types of services, some at no charge, for the benefit of the Recipients; and
WHEREAS, membership, acceptance, inclusion, listings and registration with PPG are solely at the discretion of PPG; and
WHEREAS, in consideration of the willingness of PPG and its officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives, volunteers, and contractors, to provide such services, some at no charge, Recipients are willing to execute this Release and Hold Harmless Agreement.
Release and Hold Harmless Agreement;
NOW THEREFORE, Recipients, on behalf of itself and its heirs, assigns, and all other persons or entities claiming by, under or through Recipients, represents, covenants, and agrees as follows:
- Recipient accepts and voluntarily incurs all risks of any injuries, damages, or harm which may arise during or result from any activities of, or services or programs provided by, PPG its officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives, volunteers, and contractors (Released Parties).
- Recipient waives, releases, and forever discharges all claims against any of the Released Parties for any injuries, damages, losses, or claims, whether known and unknown, which arise during or result from any activity of, or services or programs provided by, any of the Released Parties under or in connection with any PPG programs or services.
- Recipient agrees to indemnify and hold the Released Parties harmless from all losses, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses (including but not limited to reasonable attorneys’ fees and other litigation costs and expenses) incurred by any of the Released Parties as a result of any claims or suits that (i) Recipient, (ii) anyone claiming by, under or through Recipient, or (iii) any third party, may bring against any of the Released Parties to recover any losses, liabilities, costs, damages, or expenses which arise during or result from the participation by, or services supplied by, or participation in activities of any of the Released Parties.
- Recipient acknowledges having carefully read and reviewed this Release and Hold Harmless Agreement, and Recipient represents that he/she fully understands and that by applying to, and or accepted for membership into the PPG, Recipients hereby undertake to indemnify and hold harmless The Pet Professional Guild, its officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives, volunteers, and contractors from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, debts, duties, accounts, bonds, contracts, claims, and demands whatsoever resulting from any action or omission (including without limitation any failure to accept applications, file any documents, applications or reports on behalf of Recipients) arising out of any cause, matter or thing whatsoever existing from and after date of application for membership up to the date hereof, including, without limitation, as a shareholder, officer, and director of Recipient.
Recipient/member/applicant acknowledges that he/she has read and fully understands the terms of this Release and Hold Harmless Agreement and freely accepts this Agreement and releases all claims as a condition of application and membership.
The Pet Professional Guild Membership fees are nonrefundable. During the application process you represent that you agree to and abide by our Guiding Principles. Upon confirmation of becoming a PPG member then you acknowledge the terms above. By registering with PPG and creating a PPG account on the website, you represent and warrant that you are lawfully able to enter contracts on behalf of yourself or the company you represent. You are responsible for all activities associated with your account, including any invoices or payments. You must take precautions to prevent any unauthorized use of your account. If you feel somebody has access or unauthorized use of your account, please notify us immediately. Please do not provide your account login to any third-party or allow another person to access your account or the membership area of the site.