1. Accuracy: The details set out in this Membership Form are true and correct. If they change I acknowledge that I am required to notify my Club of the changes in writing as soon as possible after they occur. If the details provided are not true or are misleading I acknowledge my membership may be terminated at the discretion of my Club and GymSports NZ.
2. Bound by Rules: I will be bound by the constitutions, regulations, policies, manuals, guidelines and reasonable directions of my Club, and GymSports NZ.
3. Accept Risk of Gymsports: I have voluntarily accepted and assumed the inherent risk of danger and injury in Gymsports.
4. No liability: I will not hold my Club or GymSports NZ or their respective officers responsible or any claims, losses and expenses and costs (including legal costs) which may arise from or in connection with my membership and/or participation in any activity authorised or recognised by my Club or GymSports NZ except in the case of gross negligence or a wilful act or omission on the part of my Club or GymSports NZ.
5. Indemnity: I indemnify my Club and GymSports NZ from all claims, losses and expenses (including legal costs) suffered or
incurred at any time as a result of, or resulting directly or indirectly from, my failure to observe the constitutions, regulations,
policies, manuals, guidelines and reasonable directions of my Club and GymSports NZ respectively.
6. Medical Declaration: I am medically and physically fit and do not suffer from any injury, disease or condition, either physical
or mental, that would affect my ability to safely participate in any authorised or recognised activities of my Club or GymSports
NZ. If I am unsure about this declaration, or suffer from such a condition I have either listed it on this form or I am aware that
I must bring it to the attention of my Club and GymSports NZ.
7. Privacy: I agree that my Club and GymSports NZ can collect, hold, use and disclose my personal information as provided on
this Form (and any updated or additional personal information the Club or GymSports NZ obtains from me including any photo
or other record of my image) for the purposes of:
a. Processing my application for membership including notifying the Club and GymSports NZ of the information on this form
for the purposes of the Club and GymSports NZ compiling a register of members, compiling a national database of members
and participants (accessible only in accordance with the Constitution and Regulations of GymSports NZ), and for requesting
me to renew if my membership lapses;
b. Putting my name and contact information on my Club's membership list for use by other members of my Club;
c. Publishing any of my Gymsports results in my Club and/or GymSports NZ's newsletters and on their websites;
d. Selecting and publicly naming competitors and teams to represent my Club and GymSports NZ at Gymsports events;
e. Providing me with information and activities relating to my Club and GymSports NZ and other Gymsports matters;
f. Including my photograph or other imagery on the Club and/or GymSports NZ website, in newsletters, annual reports, or
similar official publications;
g. Enabling my Club and GymSports NZ to contact me with information about the products and services of Club or GymSports
NZ sponsors or funders (unless I have opted out of receiving such information on the Membership Form);
h. Enabling my Club and GymSports NZ to comply with any statute, regulation, by-law or other regulatory instrument that
requires collection or disclosure of personal information;
i. Retaining the information provided on this form if my membership lapses (as an inactive member) for a maximum period of
three years for the above purposes; and
j. Any other purpose I agree to in writing.
8. Use, Security and Access: I understand that my personal information will only be used for the purposes listed in paragraph 7
and in accordance with the GymSports NZ Regulations, and that:
a. My personal information will be held securely;
b. I will have access to my personal information under the Privacy Act;
c. My personal information will be corrected upon request.
9. Continued Membership: I understand that upon payment of my membership fee(s), if I am accepted to membership, I will
become a member of my Club and GymSports NZ and that by paying such fee(s) by the due date(s), I will continue to be a
member of my Club and GymSports NZ for the duration of my Membership as specified on this form and in accordance with the
GymSports NZ Constitution, unless I resign or my membership is terminated.
10. Interpretation: Every reference to 'I' and 'my' in this document includes the gymnast and the parent/guardian/caregiver of
the gymnast (if applicable).
Copies of constitutions, regulations, policies, manuals and guidelines of the Club and GymSports NZ
can be obtained by contacting your Club or GymSports NZ via www.gymsportsnz.com.