Terms

Declaration


  1. I understand that the ‘GREAT AUSTRALIAN SWIM SERIES’ consists of swims in 2 States of varying distances of approximately- 2.2km, 750m and 300m of length: and as such it is a physically strenuous and are very demanding swims. I understand that only swimmers who have trained for the Swim Event and are competent of completing the events should enter. I warrant that I have performed the necessary training and that I am capable of completing the course I choose to swim. I have consulted a registered medical practitioner who has confirmed that my physical condition is suitable for me to participate in the Swim Event.

  2. I consent to receive medical treatment which may be thought advisable by a registered medical practitioner in case of injury and/or illness during the Swim Event.

  3. I agree that if the Swim Event is cancelled due to storm, rain, inclement weather, winds or other ‘Act of God’ conditions or safety concerns or if I do not participate in the Swim Event for any other reason, my entry fee shall be non-refundable.
  4. I acknowledge that I have been advised that participation in the Swim Event involves a risk of injury, death and financial loss and that my participation in the Swim Event (or of any person under my legal responsibility) is at my own risk and to the maximum extent permitted by law.I release and forever discharge organisers of the GREAT AUSTRALIAN SWIM SERIES and its Associates and all their members, volunteers, Swim Event sponsors, the relevant City Council, Commonwealth and State Departments and Instrumentalities, medical and paramedical practitioners and personnel, and all other persons involved in the organisation, conduct and promotion of the Swim Event and their respective employees, servants, agents, contractors, consultants and officers ("Swim Event Organisers") from any and all liability for loss and damage, costs or expenses that I (or any person under my legal responsibility) have or at any time in the future may have arising from or connected with the Swim Event.

  5. I consent to “GREAT AUSTRALIAN SWIM SERIES”, the sponsors of the Swim Event or third parties appointed by them to use, without restriction, any images, film, sound recording or photographs captured or taken before, during or after the Swim Event without compensation. I am aware that I am not permitted to display any advertising, or marketing identification of any sponsor which is in competition with the Swim Event sponsors.

  6. I consent to “GREAT AUSTRALIAN SWIM SERIES”, including its volunteer medical staff, collecting health information about me before or during any treatment given to me in the course of the Swim Event for the purposes of providing medical treatment or first aid. I warrant that all information that I provide is complete and accurate.

  7. If any part of a provision of this agreement is void or unenforceable that part shall be severable and not affect the enforceability of the remaining provisions.
  8. The Race Director has final discretion on result related decisions and no avenue for protest will be available

Privacy Statement:


The "GREAT AUSTRALIAN SWIM SERIES", collects personal information about you for the purposes of:


  • Organising and administering this and future Swim Events, including assessing your qualification in the entry field, determining the starting groups and appointing and briefing of volunteer medical staff and marshals required to run the Swim Event;

  • Providing medical treatment or first aid to you, if required;

  • Publishing result-times and place-finishes in websites, newspapers and other publications;

  • Contacting you to attend or assist with future Swim Events and other functions arranged by “GREAT AUSTRALIAN SWIM SERIES”;

  • Contacting any family members or friends nominated by you to be contacted in case of an emergency.

NOTE : You will be issued with a timing chip and it is YOUR responsibility to ensure they are returned at the completion of your swim.

 

Health Information: The “GREAT AUSTRALIAN SWIM SERIES”, discloses your health information to volunteer medical staff who provide health services and medical treatment at Swim Events. We also disclose your name, post code, result-time and place-finish to publishers of newspapers. If you do not provide all the information requested by “GREAT AUSTRALIAN SWIM SERIES”, we cannot accept your entry into the Swim Event.

 

If you do not provide all the health information requested by the volunteer medical staff they may not be able to provide you with adequate health services and medical treatment, and you may experience delays in treatment if you are transferred to a medical centre or hospital. You can access and ask to update or correct any of your personal information by contacting “GREAT AUSTRALIAN SWIM SERIES in writing at the address on this entry form.