WDC Policies, Release and Waiver of Liabilities

May 25, 2022 05:29 AM


The privacy of your personal information is very important to Westland Dance Co. Ltd. We will not sell, rent or trade your personal information to any third party. We will take special care to protect the privacy and security of your information. This policy explains our information practices and the way that Westland Dance Co. Ltd. collects and uses your information. This Privacy Policy covers the information you provide to us offline and at Westland Dance Co. Ltd. website.

When you register for classes at Westland Dance Co. Ltd., we collect contact information such as guardian names, addresses, phone numbers, emergency contacts, e-mail address and student information such as student names, birthdays, medical conditions, and your comments. Some of the information is required and is noted on the forms. This information is needed to manage studio business and will not be used or sold for any other purpose, except as described below. Some optional information is requested to help us better understand our customers and is used only as needed for studio business. This information will not be used or sold for any other purposes, except as described below.

When you register, you are required to enter an email address and a password. The combination of that e-mail account and password is used to ensure that only you have access to, and only you have the ability to modify your personal information through Westland Dance Co. Ltd.’s Parent portal. Westland Dance Co. Ltd.’s office personnel have access to your personal information only to manage the studio business.

Westland Dance Co. Ltd. will access your personal information and/or share it with third parties only for the following purposes: (i) as needed for studio business; (ii) if required to do so by law or to comply with legal process; or (iii) to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the public.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy or if you wish to update or remove any of your personal information, please contact the office.

Our Website will link to other Web sites and services from time to time. Westland Dance Co. Ltd. will always attempt to associate with only the most trustworthy partners who share our high standards regarding privacy. Nevertheless, we are not responsible for the content of and privacy practices of any other companies or Web sites.

Release and Waiver of Liability


This is a Release and Waiver of Liability (the “Release”) executed on this 1st day of June, 2022 by the “Participant”, in favor of Westland Dance Co. Ltd. (WDC), a Legal Corporation, and its contractors, employees and agents.
Participant desires to participate in certain dance classes and activities of Westland Dance Co. Ltd. and assures that Participant is in proper physical condition to take part in dance classes and activities at Westland Dance Co. ltd. Participants understand that there are risks of physical injury and/or illness associated with, arising out of, and inherent to dancing and activities associated therewith. In recognition of this acknowledged risk of injury and/or illness, and in consideration of being accepted into such dance classes or activities Participant hereby freely, voluntarily and without duress executes this release and waiver of liability under the following terms:

1. Participant does hereby release and forever discharge and hold harmless Westland Dance Co. Ltd., its Owners, Contractors and employees for any and all claims or demands for damages, loss of services, costs and expenses in any way resulting from any and all injury and/or illness to Participant or property of Participant arising directly or indirectly out of Participant’s participation in any and all activities of Westland Dance Co. Ltd. including, but not limited to, dance classes, competitions, festivals, recitals, travel to and from competitions, festivals, and recitals and any and all activities associated or performed in conjunction with Westland Dance Co. Ltd..

Participant understands that this Release discharges Westland Dance Co. Ltd. from any liability or claim that the Participant may have against Westland Dance Co. with respect to any bodily injury, personal injury, illness, death, or property loss or damage that may result from Participant’s activities with Westland Dance Co. Ltd., whether caused by the negligence of Westland Dance Co. or its owners, employees, contractors or otherwise. Participant also understands that Westland Dance Co. Ltd. does not assume any responsibility for or obligation to provide financial assistance or other assistance, including but not limited to, medical, health, or disability insurance in the event of injury and/or illness.

2. Indemnification
Participant agrees to indemnify and hold forever harmless Westland Dance Co. Ltd., its owners, employees and contractors from any and all injuries, illnesses, damages, costs and attorney’s fees whatsoever which may arise out of the Participant’s participation in any Westland Dance Co. Ltd. activity or presence on the premises of the dance studio.

3. Medical Treatment
By checking the box or signing below, participant consents and authorizes the employees, representatives and contractors of Westland Dance Co. Ltd. to obtain necessary medical treatment or hospitalization or such other care necessary for the health and welfare of Participant, and Participant agrees to be responsible for and pay the cost of such medical treatment or hospitalization.

By checking the box or signing below, participant hereby authorizes Westland Dance Co. Ltd., its employees and contractors to consent to x-ray examinations, anesthesia, medical or surgical diagnosis, and or treatment and hospital care to be rendered to Participant pursuant to the advice of a physician, surgeon or dentist licensed under the laws of Province of Alberta. Participant does hereby release and forever discharge Westland Dance Co. Ltd. from any claim whatsoever which may arise or may hereafter arise on account of any first aid, treatment, or service rendered in connection with Participant’s participation in Westland Dance Co. Ltd. activities or with the decision by any representative or agent of Westland Dance Co. Ltd. to exercise the power to consent to medical or dental treatment as such power may be granted and authorized herein.

4. Insurance
Participant understands that, except as otherwise agreed to by Westland Dance Co. Ltd. in writing, Westland Dance Co. Ltd. does not carry or maintain health, medical or disability insurance coverage for any participant. Participant understands that it shall be Participant’s sole responsibility to obtain his or her own medical or health insurance coverage for Participant.

5. Photographic Release
Participant does hereby grant and convey unto Westland Dance Co. Ltd. all right, title and interest in any and all photographic images and video or audio recordings made by Westland Dance Co. Ltd. during Participant’s participation of any and all Westland Dance Co. Ltd. activities, including, but not limited to, any royalties, proceeds or other benefits derived from such photographs or recordings, and further consenting to use Participant’s photo,videos, or audio recordings or likeness in or on any form of advertisement for Westland Dance Co. Ltd. or a Westland Dance Co. Ltd. sponsored event.

6. Choreography ownership and online sharing
Participant understands that any choreography provided by Westland Dance Co. Ltd.'s teachers is the property of the teachers and/or Westland Dance Co. Ltd.. Participant understands that this choreography cannot be replicated without permission from the teachers and/or Westland Dance Co. Ltd. This pertains to all group dances as well as duets and solos. Participant understand that the teachers may modify choreography as they see fit and may accommodate replacement dancers as required. Permission is also hereby granted for Westland Dance Co. Ltd. to copyright such choreography in its name.

7. Online Sharing
Participants will not post choreography publicly online on any social media or online platform including, but not limited to Facebook, Youtube, Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat Etc. without the expressed permission of Westland Dance Co. Ltd. Photos or Videos taken from watching weeks, performances, or rehearsals may NOT be posted online without the consent of the Directors/Westland Dance Co. Ltd. You may not post photographs / videos that feature Westland Dance Co. Ltd. dancers other than your own online without the proven consent of their parent/guardian. Identifying information of any featured minors - including names, ages or location - must be removed when posting on Social Media.

8. Logo use
Participant understands they are not to use Westland Dance Co. Ltd.’s logos, name, or graphics, in part or in whole, for any personal merchandise or property at any time without expressed permission from Westland Dance Co. Ltd.

9. Miscellaneous
This Release and Waiver of Liability shall be binding on the heirs, successors and personal representatives of the Participant. Participant expressly agrees that this Release and Waiver of Liability is intended to be as broad and inclusive as permitted by the laws of the Province of Alberta, and that this Release and Waiver of Liability shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Province of Alberta. Participant agrees that in the event that any provision herein shall be held to be invalid by any court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not otherwise affect the remaining provisions of the Release and Waiver of Liability which shall continue to be enforceable to the full extent permitted under the law.

I have read the foregoing Release and Waiver of Liability and acknowledge that the provisions are contractual and not a mere recital and I understand that I am bound by the terms hereof by placing my signature herein. I also understand and agree that these waivers and policies may change at anytime and a new signature may or may not be required.

If Participant is a minor, the parent having legal custody and/or the legal guardian of the minor hereby represents and warrants that they have the legal authority to bind the Participant and such parent or guardian executes this release on behalf of the minor and the parent or guardian, and this release is binding on the child and such parent or guardian. I understand the financial policies, the miscellaneous notes, and my responsibility as Parent or Guardian or Student. I understand that registration isn’t complete unless this form is completely filled out and signed. By clicking the checked box or signing below indicates that I agree to adhere to all policies, procedures, terms and conditions set forth by Westland Dance Co. Ltd.