WARNING!

PARTICIPATING IN SKI TOURS, FREERIDING, HIGH ALPINE MOUNTAINEERING, AND RELATED ACTIVITIES ARE INHERENTLY DANGEROUS ACTIVITIES THAT EVEN WHEN PERFORMED PROPERLY MAY RESULT IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH. DO NOT ATTEMPT ANY OF THE ACTIVITIES OR TECHNIQUES DESCRIBED OR SHOWN IN ALL VIDEOS AND/OR THE WEBSITE UNLESS YOU READ AND AGREE TO THE FOLLOWING:

1. Purpose and Intent.

The entire ORTOVOX SAFETY ACADEMY LAB SNOW website, including but not limited to all videos, materials, information, pictures, illustrations, and content of any type, are part of the ORTOVOX SAFETY ACADEMY LAB SNOW digital platform, located at https://www.ortovox.com/safety-academy-lab (the “Website”). In cooperation with the Association of German Mountain Guides and Ski Guides, Ortovox has launched the SAFETY ACADEMY LAB – SNOW program: a complimentary, interactive, multimedia platform that is intended to provide information and instructional materials for ski mountaineers and freedriders with the goal of promoting safer skiing off-piste. All videos and all materials and information provided on the Website are intended to supplement and increase your knowledge of the dangers and risks of avalanches and to provide information on techniques and common situations that may arise when skiing off-piste so that you are able to make safer decisions in the mountains while doing ski tours and freeriding.

2. Obtain Professional Training and Supervision.

The information contained in all videos and all materials and information provided on the Website is NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR OBTAINING COMPETENT PROFESSIONAL AVALANCHE PREVENTION TRAINING. Understanding, practicing, and mastering the techniques and information depicted in the videos and on the Website requires training and professional instruction. THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN ALL VIDEOS AND THE WEBSITE IS NOT COMPLETE AND SHOULD NOT BE TRUSTED OR USED WITHOUT FIRST OBTAINING GUIDANCE AND TRAINING FROM A COMPETENT PROFESSIONAL MOUNTAIN GUIDE AND PRACTICING THE TECHNIQUES DESCRIBED IN THE VIDEO AND WEBSITE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A COMPETENT TRAINED PROFESSIONAL MOUNTAIN GUIDE IN A SAFE ENVIRONMENT.

3. Incomplete or Inaccurate Information.

All videos and all materials and information provided on the Website are intended to introduce some basic information to make you aware of some of the dangers of avalanches while skiing off-piste, and hopefully to reduce and/or help you to avoid serious injury or death. The information contained in all videos and the Website does NOT provide and is NOT INTENDED TO PROVIDE COMPLETE OR COMPREHENSIVE INSTRUCTION ON HOW TO ACT SAFELY ON SKI TOURS AND FREERIDING, BELAY, OR RAPPEL; ASSESS THE WEATHER, SNOW OR AVALANCHE CONDITIONS, OR OTHER ALPINE DANGERS; CHOOSE EQUIPMENT; PLANTOURS ; RESCUE METHODS OR TECHNIQUES; or perform any other activity depicted in the video and/or the Website. In addition, THE CONTENT PROVIDED IN ALL VIDEO AND ON THE WEBSITE MAY BE INACCURATE OR OUTDATED. The information contained in all videos should be used in conjunction with all of the videos, information, and materials that are available on the Website. Please refer to the Website frequently for additional technical information and for any updates, changes or modifications to all videos and/or any of the information previously provided on the Website, as ORTOVOX may modify or update the information presented in all videos or on the Website at any time without further notice. NEVER RELY ON ANY OF THE CONTENT IN ALL VIDEOS AND/OR ON THE WEBSITE FOR THE PERSONAL SAFETY OF YOURSELF OR OTHERS.

4. Use All Information at Your Own Risk; No Warranties; Liability Disclaimer.

YOUR USE OF ANY OF THE TECHNIQUES, MATERIALS, AND/OR INFORMATION DESCRIBED ALL VIDEOS AND/OR THE WEBSITE AND YOUR PARTICIPATION IN ANY OF THE ACTIVITIES DESCRIBED ALL VIDEOS AND/OR THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. PROVISION OF ALL VIDEOS AND/OR ALL INFORMATION ON THE WEBSITE DOES NOT CREATE ANY LEGAL DUTY OF CARE BETWEEN ORTOVOX AND THE USER OR ANY OTHER PERSON.

ORTOVOX MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND MERCHANTABILITY, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY REGARDING THE SAFETY, ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, SUITABILITY, VALIDITY, AND/OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE VIDEOS AND/OR ON THE WEBSITE.

ORTOVOX EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL LOSS, DEATH, INJURIES, PARALYSIS, AND/OR DAMAGES TO YOU AND ANY PERSON USING THE VIDEO AND/OR THE WEBSITE RELATED TO AND/OR ARISING FROM (1) THE USE OF ANY OF THE TECHNIQUES, MATERIALS, AND/OR INFORMATION DESCRIBED ALL VIDEOS AND/OR THE WEBSITE, AND (2) YOUR PARTICIPATION IN ANY OF THE ACTIVITIES DESCRIBED ALL VIDEOS AND/OR THE WEBSITE.

YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE RIGHT AND REMEDY IN CASE OF ANY LOSS, DEATH, INJURY, PARALYSIS, DAMAGES, AND/OR DISSATISFACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN ALL VIDEOS OR THE WEBSITE, SHALL BE THE DISCONTINUATION OF YOUR USE OF THE VIDEOS AND THE WEBSITE.