Membership Terms & Conditions


Read this Agreement carefully. A parent/guardian must sign for minors (under 18 years of age).

Responsibility: True the Magazine, Inc., its owners, employees, shareholders, af- filiated entities, agents, representatives, o icers, directors, associates, volunteers, successors and assigns (collectively, “TRUE”), which acts only as an intermediary for its suppliers, assumes no responsibility for and cannot be held liable for any negligent or willful act or omission of any supplier, or of any other person or enti- ty. A supplier’s services are subject to the supplier’s own terms and conditions, as well as the local laws and regulations of the relevant country.

Assumption of Risk: I have voluntarily applied to participate in travel of my own accord, and with the knowledge of the numerous risks and dangers involved, which include but are not limited to: dangers and risks inherent in Adventure Ac- tivities and international travel; forces of nature; transportation failures; equip- ment failures; accident or illness in remote places without access to medical fa- cilities, transportation, or means of evacuation and assistance; unexpected events; terrorist activities, social or labor unrest; mechanical or construction fail- ures or di iculties; diseases; local laws; climactic conditions; abnormal conditions or developments; acts of God; the hazards of traveling in remote, unsafe or politi- cally unstable areas or under unsafe conditions; emotional trauma; disfigure- ment; temporary or permanent disability, including paralysis; death; the dangers

of civil disturbances and war; or any other actions, omissions, or conditions out- side the control of True The Magazine, Inc.

I assume full and complete responsibility for checking and confirming any and all passport, visa, vaccination, or other entry requirements of each destination and all safety or security conditions at those destinations.

Release of Liability: As lawful consideration of, and as part of the payment for, any logistical services arranged for me, I HEREBY EXPRESSLY AGREE TO BE RE- SPONSIBLE FOR MY OWN WELFARE AND ASSUME ALL OF THE ABOVE RISKS, IN- CLUDING BOTH THOSE KNOWN AND UNKNOWN TO ME.

I ALSO HEREBY EXPRESSLY AGREE TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND HOLD HARM- LESS FOREVER True the Magazine, Inc., their owners, employees, shareholders, a iliated entities, employees, agents, representatives, o icers, directors, as- sociates, volunteers, successors and assigns from and against any liability, actions, causes of actions, debts, suits, claims and demands of any and every kind and na- ture whatsoever which I now have or which may hereafter arise out of or in con- nection with any association with True the Magazine, Inc..

I AGREE THAT THE TERMS OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL SERVE AS A COMPLETE RELEASE AND EXPRESS ASSUMPTION OF RISK for myself, all members of my fam- ily and all minors traveling with me, my and their heirs, successors, assigns, and legal representatives. It is my intention to fully assume all risks associated with this tour and to release True the Magazine, Inc. from any and all liability to the maximum extent permitted by law.

Indemnification: I further agree to “indemnify” (meaning to defend and to pay or reimburse) TRUE against any claim by any person, including minors, arising in whole or in part from an injury or other loss su ered or caused by me in connec- tion with the expedition or my participation in the Adventure Activities and any other activities.

Binding Arbitration: I agree that any dispute concerning, relating, or referring to this agreement, or any claim for damages due to injury or death which occurs during or in connection with my tour, shall be resolved exclusively by binding ar- bitration. The binding arbitration shall take place in New York, NY, USA, in accor- dance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association. Such proceedings will be governed by substantive (but not procedural) New York’s law. The arbitra- tor and not any federal, state or local court or agency shall have exclusive au- thority to resolve any dispute relating to the interpretation, applicability, en-

forceability, conscionability, or formation of this contract, including but not limit- ed to any claim that all or any of this contract is void or voidable.

Knowing and Voluntary Execution: I have carefully read and understand the pro- visions and legal consequences of this agreement, and I hereby agree to all of its conditions. I agree that if any portion of this agreement is found to be void or un- enforceable, the remaining portions shall remain in full force and e ect.

I understand that TRUE has relied on my consent to these terms and their en- forceability and without this agreement TRUE would not be able to o er these services. I agree that execution of a facsimile counterpart or electronic transmis- sion of this agreement shall be deemed execution of the original agreement. I agree that facsimile or electronic transmission of an executed copy of this agreement shall constitute acceptance of this agreement.