Legal Info

 

Training Waiver, Informed Consent, Assumption of Risk, Liability Release Agreement.


This notice serves as an acknowledgement that upon registration of any class given by Rochester Personal Defense, LLC, that I have voluntarily elected to participate in a program dealing with self-defense or firearms activities that I understand are inherently dangerous. I acknowledge the fact that I have received instruction on safety and will comply with any and all rules, regulations and directions, either written OR oral, that I receive from the instructor and/or his or her designated agents.

I hereby certify and attest that upon the commencement of the training session, I will not be under the influence of alcohol or any substance, either prescription or over the counter that affects my judgment. I understand that the instructors and staff of Rochester Personal Defense, LLC have full authority to prevent or remove me from any session should they suspect that I am not in full control of my faculties for any reason.

The registrant, their parents and or legal guardians do hereby forever release , acquit and discharge the instructors, officers, shareholders, employees, and agents from any and all cause or cause of action, costs, charges, claims, demands, and liabilities of whatever kind, name, or nature in any manner arising from the participation in the training provided.

This release is intended to cover all accidents or injuries of every name, nature, or type, if any, which may be sustained or suffered from any cause whatsoever connected with, or arising out of, or by reason of participating in this training.

CAUTION: DISCHARGE OF FIREARMS, ARMED, OR UNARMED SELF DEFENSE TRAINING IS HAZARDOUS AND INJURIES OR DEATH MAY OCCUR. ALL OF THE REGISTRANTS, THEIR PARENTS AND OR LEGAL GUARDIANS, DO FULLY UNDERSTAND THAT NO PARTICIPANT IN CLASS OR USER OF THE TRAINING FACILITY WILL BE COVERED BY ANY TYP OF ACCIDENT, INJURY, OR MEDICAL LIABILITY INSURANCE WHILE USING THE FACILITY. THE INSTRUCTORS WILL ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY INJURY OF ANY NATURE.

THIS IS A LEGAL, BINDING CONTRACT AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY FOR ACCIDENT, INJURY AND OR DEATH. YOUR SIGNATURE BINDS YOU TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH HEREIN AND TO ALL OF THE STATED RULES AND REGULATIONS.

I do not have any physical injuries or restrictions that would limit or prevent me from participating in this training and I will inform the instructors upon arrival to the facility or training venue of any change or injury regardless of nature or occurrence

I understand that any photographic, video, or other electronic imagery produced as a result of this class is for the sole purpose of Rochester Personal Defense, LLC in their advertising and promotional uses. I hereby give permission to Rochester Personal Defense to use my image(s) for the above mentioned purposes.

 

Upon registering, I hereby certify and attest that I am not prohibited person under state or federal laws from legally possessing a firearm. I have not been convicted of a felony or crime of domestic violence and have not renounced my US citizenship.


Disclaimer:

Due to the latest influx of training availability in the United States, and the increase of Foreign Nationals travelling to the United States to offer and/or receive training, Rochester Personal Defense, LLC (hereinafter designated as RPD, LLC) has formed the following policy:

All trainers employed by RPD, LLC are certified in their various disciplines and must meet strict requirements of RPD, LLC. Instructors or other service providers who work in association with RPD, LLC are deemed citizens of the United States as described in Title 8, Chapter 12, Sub-chapter III, Part I, Sections 1401-1407 of the U. S. Code: “Nationals and citizens of United States at birth”1 and the Constitution of the United States, 14th Amendment, Section 1 2.

As such, RPD, LLC will not hire, contract, or otherwise provide services to or training for any person who fails to meet the criteria stated above for any reason unless it is deemed to be legitimate and lawful under the laws of the United States of America and the laws in the state wherein the training site is located.

Furthermore, RPD, LLC will not provide services of any type to those who would not be considered either lawful Citizens or lawful visitors of the United States of America with certain allowable waivers. RPD, LLC encourages those persons seeking training to ensure that any firm providing training is following these same directives and guidelines regarding its own employees as well as employees of outside providers it has contracted to do training.

1 http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/html/uscode08/usc_sec_08_00001401----000-.html
2 http://www.usconstitution.net/xconst_Am14.html