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Open to Love Dinner Terms of Purchase

The Terms of Purchase are between you, the purchaser and the purchaser’s guests (together “you” or “the Participant”) and Nature's Impact LLC, a Limited Liability Company in New York. In consideration of the consent of Nature's Impact to provide you with services, you voluntarily agree to the following terms and conditions of purchase. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not purchase a ticket for the Open to Lover Dinner.

Eligibility

The Nature's Impact Dinner experience is intended for adults. Due to the length of the event, the family-style service, and out of respect for all of our guests, participants must be 21 years of age to participate. Additionally, participants may not bring animals of any sort.

Weather

All events proceed rain or shine. Absent an evacuation situation, under no circumstances will a Participant be entitled to a refund or additional financial accommodations due to poor weather conditions.

Force Majeure

Any delay in whole or in part in the event caused by the occurrence of any fire, flood, earthquake, elements of nature or acts of God, pandemic or widespread illness, acts of war, terrorism, riots, civil disorders, rebellions or revolutions, or any other similar cause beyond the reasonable control of Nature's Impact shall be excused and not considered a breach of this Agreement, nor shall it entitle the Participant a refund on the purchase amount.

Refunds and Cancellation

Due to the nature of the events, no refunds or credits will be given if the Participant is unable to attend. However, tickets can be transferred to someone else. Please contact us at serena@naturesimpact.org with the new guest’s information at least 24 hours prior to the event.

In the case of an event being postponed due to circumstances beyond Nature's Impact's, Nature's Impact will reschedule said event, and all purchases will be honored for the rescheduled future event date. No monetary refunds will be issued. If a guest is unable to attend the rescheduled event, Nature's Impact will issue a credit for the original purchase amount.

Please note that in the event a refund is issued, Nature's Impact retains a 10% processing fee, which will be deducted from the refund amount.

Dietary Accommodations 

Due to the  nature of our meals and in order to uphold the highest quality standards, we can only guarantee accommodations for vegetarian requests. If you have any allergies it is your responsibility to fill out that information on the registration form when buying a ticket. Failure to do so hold Nature's Impact not Liable for any damages that occur. If you do have an allergy please remind the waitstaff of your allergy on the day of the event.

Attire

No refunds or accommodations will be provided as a result of improper attire worn by the Participant. Please dress accordingly and remember to wear appropriate shoes. 

Personal Items

We are not liable for lost or stolen property of Participants. If the Participant misplaces an item, Nature's Impact will do our best to get it back to the Participant.

Limited License

Nature's Impact reserves the right to refuse admission to or eject any Participant whose conduct is deemed to be disorderly, or any Participant who fails to comply with the terms and conditions herein.

Media License

The Participant consents to Nature's Impact commercial, journalistic and internal use of any media image, audio or visual, taken by, on behalf of, or for the use of Nature's Impact during your participation in the event.

Assumption of Risk

By purchasing an event ticket, the Participant chooses to voluntarily participate with the full knowledge that the activity may be hazardous to your person or property, as well as the person and property of others. By participating in the event, the Participant represents and warrants that s/he knows of no medical or physical reason why s/he should not participate in the activities.

Release and Waiver

YOU ASSUME ALL RISK AND DANGER INCIDENTAL TO THE EVENT WHETHER OCCURRING PRIOR TO, DURING, OR AFTER SAID EVENT. EACH PARTICIPANT KNOWINGLY AND VOLUNTARILY RELEASES, WAIVES, DISCHARGES AND RELINQUISHES OUTSTANDING IN THE FIELD’S OFFICERS, MANAGERS, AGENTS, AND EMPLOYEES (COLLECTIVELY “THE RELEASEES”) FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY, CLAIMS AND DEMANDS, INJURIES (INCLUDING DEATH), ILLNESS, PROPERTY LOSS OR DAMAGES INCLUDING LEGAL FEES, COSTS, MEDICAL EXPENSES AND EXPENSES OF ANY KIND OR NATURE WHICH ARISE FROM OR RELATE TO PARTICIPANT’S TIME AND ACTIVITIES AT THE EVENT AS A RESULT OF THE SOLE, JOINT, OR CONCURRENT NEGLIGENCE OR STRICT LIABILITY OF RELEASEES.

Limitation of Liability

NATURE'S IMPACT SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFITS, PERSONAL INJURY, OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Nature's Impact from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses including but not limited to attorney’s fees arising from any loss, injury or other damage resulting from your negligence or act resulting in harm to another patron attending the event.

Jurisdiction

You agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of any state or federal court located in Dutchess County, New York, United States of America, and waive any jurisdictional, venue or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.

Arbitration

The parties will attempt in good faith to resolve through negotiation any dispute, claim or controversy arising out of or relating to this Agreement including the documents it incorporates by reference. In the event that the dispute, claim or controversy is not resolved through negotiation all claims and disputes are to be settled by binding arbitration in the State of New York or another location mutually agreeable to the parties. The arbitration shall be conducted on a confidential basis pursuant to the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any decision or award as a result of any such arbitration proceeding shall be in writing and shall provide an explanation for all conclusions of law and fact and shall include the assessment of costs, expenses, and reasonable attorneys’ fees.

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