TERMS AND CONDITIONS
ALL SALES ARE FINAL – NO RETURNS OR REFUNDS ALLOWED
THIS GAME IS PROTECTED UNDER ISSUE OF UNITED STATES PATENT No. US7,611,149B2
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS, ASSUMPTION OF RISK and WAIVER OF LIABILITY
Playing the game of COG, Center of Gravity, should only be done in an open area of at least 15 ft x 15 ft that is level and totally free and clear of any obstructions or debris. Obstructions or objects within the playing area create added risk of injury as a player may collide with them should the player fall or otherwise lose balance.
There is a weight limit for players using this set. The set is limited to players with individual weights of less than 375 lbs. (170 kg). Individuals with weights exceeding this limit should not play the game.
There is a substantial risk of falls associated with game play, and falls should be expected. Players may fall on each other. Physical contact with other players, the ground, portions of the game set, and any objects in the general area of game play should be expected. Among other things, contact with any of those (including but not limited to game components) may cause skin burns, skin abrasions, cuts, bruises or more severe injuries.
To minimize risk of injury, players may use safety gear of their choice and supply such as such as helmets, elbow pads, kneepads, mouth guards and the like. Playing COG requires balance and concentration and should not be attempted if under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
As with all physical activity, there are risks of injury associated with game play and the use of the COG the GAME set (and any of its components—as used herein references to “the game set” or the “COG the GAME set” shall include its components whether or not the components are specifically referenced). GAME PLAY AND USE OF THE GAME SET INVOLVE THE RISK OF SERIOUS INJURY, EVEN IF THE PLAYERS TAKE PRECAUTIONS AND USE THE GAME SET IN FULL COMPLIANCE WITH INSTRUCTIONS. INJURIES THAT MAY RESULT RANGE FROM MINOR TO SERIOUS, OR EVEN DEATH. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE GAME SET OWNER TO ADVISE ALL PLAYERS OF THE RISKS DESCRIBED HEREIN AND ENSURE THAT EACH PLAYER HAS READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS IN THEIR ENTIRETY AND IS FULLY AWARE OF ALL RISKS. IF THE GAME SET IS TRANSFERRED TO ANY NEW OWNER, IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PRIOR OWNER TO ENSURE THAT THE NEW OWNER IS PROVIDED WITH A FULL COPY OF THESE INSTRUCTIONS AND ADVISED OF ALL RISKS. THESE ALSO AVAILABLE AT WWW.COGTHEGAME.COM
All players play the game and use the COG the GAME set at their own risk. The makers, sellers and distributors of COG the Game, including but not limited to COG the GAME, its agents, assigns, owners, officers, employees, members and affiliates, and any other person or entity in anyway related to COG the GAME, are not responsible for any injury, loss or damages that may occur, arise out of, relate to or result from any use of the COG the GAME set for any reason, including but not limited to injuries resulting from the failure of or defects in any game components or their manufacture. The entire game set should be examined prior to every use to ensure the parts are in good working order and there are no signs of failure. If any components appear worn or damaged, they should not be used.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, each player, the owner of the COG the Game set, and any individual or entity making the game set available to third parties does hereby forever release, waive and discharge COG the GAME, its agents, assigns, owners, officers, employees, members and affiliates, and any other person or entity in anyway related to COG the GAME from any and all claims, demands, injuries, damages, actions or causes of action related to playing COG the GAME or anyone else’s use of the game set, and hereby agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless COG the GAME, its agents, assigns, owners, officers, employees, members and affiliates, from and against any such claims.
Only individuals in good health and without injuries should take part in game play. Individuals with medical conditions limiting sporting or athletic activities, or with balance problems or impairment, or with increased susceptibility to injury, or those are or may be pregnant, or anyone who has been advised to limit any form of physical activity or has any form of pre-existing injury, impairment, or medical condition, should not play COG the Game. Anyone with any doubt as to their physical condition should consult with a doctor prior to taking part in game play activities.
Use of the Balance Board
This board is designed for outside “flat, level, open, unobstructed and durable” play surfaces only, such as concrete pads, asphalted areas, patio pavers, etc.
It is not to be used indoors on delicate floorings that are subject to damage due to scaring or abrasiveness that may be caused by the board fulcrum or board edge circumference coming into contact with the floor surface.
Players are to keep their feet/hands/appendages out from beneath or under the open-space between the board and floor surface to avoid damage or injury to body parts and/or shoe-clothing apparel.
All players play the game and use the COG the GAME set at their own risk.
COG the GAME SAFETY PRECAUTIONS, ASSUMPTION OF RISK, AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY ARE PROVIDED ABOVE and IN THE “COG RULES OF PLAY” BOOKLET THAT IS INCLUDED WITH THE GAME COMPONENTS PACKAGE WITH THE PURCHASE OF COG THE GAME. THESE NOTICES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE AT www.cogthegame.com. WITHOUT EXCEPTION THESE ARE TO BE READ PRIOR TO ANYONE AND/OR EVERYONE PLAYING OR PARTICIPATING IN COG THE GAME ACTIVITIES.