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Terms & Conditions

Waiver And Release Of LiabilityThe Ocean Foundation, its employees, officers, directors, shareholders, contractors, and agents (collectively, “TOF”) does not own, operate or control any supplier of services or any tour operator or any of the companies or individuals that supply goods and services for the SEE Turtles travel, including without limitation, hotels, restaurants and transportation whether by air, boat, bus, train, automobile, taxi, vessel or other vehicle.As a result, I hereby understand and acknowledge that TOF is not liable for any negligent or willful act or failure to act of any such company or individual not within its control. Nor is TOF responsible for any injury, loss, damage to person or property, death, delay or inconvenience in connection with the provision of any goods or services which is occasioned by or resulting from any act of any such supplier or of any third party, nor is it responsible for any such injury, loss, damage, death, delay or inconvenience occasioned by acts of God, force majeure, acts of war or civil unrest, insurrection or revolt, strikes or other labor activities, criminal or terrorist activities of any kind or the threat thereof, overbooking or downgrading of accommodations, structural or other defective conditions in lodging facilities, mechanical or other failure of airplanes or other means of transportation or for any failure of any transportation mechanism to arrive or depart timely, dangers associated with animals, marine life or vegetation of any sort, dangers incidental to recreational activities of any kind, sanitation problems, food poisoning, lack of, access to or quality of medical care, difficulty in evacuation in case of a medical or other emergencies, epidemics or the threat thereof, or for any other cause beyond the direct control of TOF.In addition, I release TOF from its own negligence and assume all risk thereof. In addition, I understand and acknowledge that while TOF recommends only tour operators it believes to be competent, it makes no warranty with regard to any such tour operator’s competence and disclaims liability for any negligent or willful act or failure to act of any such tour operator.Accordingly, I hereby waive and release TOF from any and all liability whatsoever resulting from my participation in my SEE Turtles travel/trip.I hereby understand and agree that any and all disputes concerning these Terms & Conditions, or material for your trip or the trip itself shall be resolved solely and exclusively as against TOF by binding arbitration according to the then current commercial rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such arbitration will take place in Washington D.C. In any such arbitration, the substantive (but not procedural) law of the District of Columbia will apply.