Terms and Conditions for Entry

Organizer is Torpedo Run, Ahaus, Germany

1. Torpedo Run is not a race. You must not compete with other drivers in any manner. In particular, you must not race with other drivers. You must not place any bets of any kind in relation to the event. You must drive safely and with proper courtesy to all other participants and members of the public.

2. You must comply with all applicable laws and regulations of each country travelled through, including without limit appropriate laws of the road, the laws relating to the roadworthiness of your vehicle and the laws relating to the possession or importation of prohibited substances, illegal immigrants, goods or offensive weapons of any kind. If you breach a law, you will have to bear the consequences.

3. If you are refused passage and/or entry/exit to or from any country, state our county visited en route, any additional costs incurred are your own responsibility.

4. You must conduct yourself appropriately at all times bearing in mind the rules of the hotels and other venues during the event.

5. When 'checking-in' to all hotels a credit card must be provided as a security guarantee against all 'hotel extras' and 'damages'. Any such costs incurred must be paid for before 'checking-out', or will be debited from the responsible individuals credit card.

6. Entry fee into the Torpedo Run does not include personal acquisitions, petrol (gas), alcoholic drinks, mini-bar, telephone bills, fines of any sort, or damage caused at any venue visited.

7. You must not consume alcohol while driving. You must not drive under the influence of alcohol at any time.

8. You must not consume any other or illegal intoxicating substance at any time.

9. You will indemnify the organizers of the Torpedo Run, its officers and employees against any claims brought against them by any third party as a result of your participation in the event including without limit as a result of your breach of these rules.

10. You must hold a current valid driving licence and a current and valid passport.

11. The participant waives any and all rights to legal recourse in the case of accidents or damage sustained during the event and releases, discharges and covenants not to sue the organizers, directors, officers, employees, sports officials, or race course owners, local authorities, racing officials and services, and all other persons affiliated with the event organisation, road construction offices, insofar as damage is caused by the conditions of the roads or other road and traffic installations used during the event, officers, assistants and employees of the aforementioned individuals and organisations, except in cases of damage resulting from wilful or gross negligence.

12. The participant waives any and all claims or demands for any kind of damage caused during or in connection with this event, vis à vis the entrants (contestants, drivers), their assistants, the owners of other (differently worded special agreements take priority), except in cases of damage resulting from wilful or gross negligence. The organizers of the Torpedo Run will not compensate for these damages.

13. You must confirm that you have obtained appropriate insurance for your participation in the event, including without limit, life insurance, personal injury and third party insurance, and insurance for your vehicle and your other possessions. The insurance has to cover all possible damages, especially damages to persons, to property and financial losses.

14. You drive on the Torpedo Run in different climatic zones and you travel for (very) long periods of time. It is important that you have a good state of health which could not be influenced by heat or strain disadvantageously. You are responsible for your good state of health and you have to inform the organizers of the Torpedo Run about possible risks, e. g. allergic reactions, diabetes, epilepsy, cardiac insufficiency etc.

15. Each vehicle must agree to have the Torpedo Run logo and sponsors stickers attached to their vehicle for the entire duration of the journey. Stickers are non-permanent and easily removed without damaging paintwork. Therefore the organizers will not accept claims for damage to paint.

16. Personal sponsorship for an entrant's vehicle is not permitted without the organizers prior written consent.

17. If at any point after you have entered the Torpedo Run, for whatever reasons you are unable to participate no refunds can be made under any circumstances.

18. After the Torpedo Run takes place, the organizers will not make any refunds or give compensation to any participants. The route of the Torpedo Run is very demanding although all vehicles have sufficient time to arrive at each destination. Those that do not manage to complete any part of the route, and are unable to stay at the provided venues will not be entitled to any refunds. Upon entering the Torpedo Run, venues are hired and 'dropping out' does not give rise to any compensation.

19.The organizers of the Torpedo Run have the option to choose the locations of the event and are also allowed to change the locations within in a short time during the event. You don’t have a right to a special location, even being announced in the description.

20. You will be refused further participation in the event if you violate any of the above rules or refuse to follow the instructions given to you during the event by the organizers.

21. The organizers of the Torpedo Run reserve the right to refuse participation or cancel the event at any time without disclosing the reason. If the event is cancelled by the organizers of the Torpedo Run, the full amount of the entry fee will be paid back to the participant. On request participants can get a trust bank account. Costs for a trust bank account are charged to the participant.

22. You must note that participation in the event will denote consent to be photographed and to participate in the filming of footage documenting the Torpedo Run. You hereby grant the organizers permission to utilise and exploit your appearance in any and all manner and media throughout the world in perpetuity. You further agree that we have the sole discretion as to whether any footage in which you appear is actually used by us, and that if we do use such footage it may be edited at our sole discretion. You consent to the use of your name, likeness, voice and biographical material about you in connection with footage, publicity and related institutional promotional purposes. You expressly release the organizers of the Torpedo Run, its directors, agents, employees, licensees and assigns from and against any and all claims which you have or may have for invasion of privacy, defamation or any other cause of action arising out of production, distribution, broadcast or exhibition of footage. All photographs and footage arising from the Torpedo Run and all copyright in those photographs and footage will remain the property of the Torpedo Run Ltd.

23. These rules and your participation in the event are governed by German law, and you submit to the jurisdiction of the German courts. In case of doubt, the German version of these General Terms of Contract is authorative. Changes of and additions to these stipulations are only valid in writing. Should one stipulation be invalid or become invalid, the validity of the other stipulation remains intact.

 

Waiver

By participating in the Torpedo Run, made under the arrangements of the organizer, I acknowledge that there are risks involved in any adventure travel activity, including, but not limited to, dangers in general road driving, driving on private roads and 'racing circuits', travelling along mountainous roads, high altitude, driving for very long periods of time, forces of nature, civil unrest, terrorism, travel across water by ferry or similar, accident or illness without means for rapid evacuation, or medical facilities. I understand that in the event of my suffering any personal injury or death (other than personal injury or death caused by negligence) or any damage being cause to any property of mine that I will not bring any action or other proceedings against the organizer, its directors, agents, employees, licensees or assigns, the event sponsors, or any company or persons associated with the event.

I indemnify the organizer, its directors, agents, employees, licensees and assigns, and the event sponsors from all claims, demands, or expenses as a result of my breaching these conditions, my negligence or otherwise arising out of my participation in the Torpedo Run.

Except for death or personal injury caused by negligence, which is not excluded or limited by anything in these rules or the conditions of entry, the organizer, its officers and employees exclude all liability in relation to your participation in the event.

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