Terms and Conditions

Memory Walk & Jog Event T&Cs

Memory Walk & Jog is organised by Dementia & Alzheimer's Australia Limited (Dementia Asutralia). By registering to attend a Memory Walk & Jog flagship event, you agree to the following terms and conditions.

  • I declare, as a condition of entry into the 2020 Memory Walk & Jog that I am not aware of any illness, injury, physical disability or impairment which may cause me injury or death during or as a consequence of event participation.
  • The decision to participate is entirely my own and I accept all risks associated with participation in the event, including but not limited to loss of life or permanent injury.
  • I, for myself and my heirs and executors, hereby waive, release and forever discharge the event organisers, sponsors, promoters, service providers and each of their agents, representatives, successors and assigns, and all other persons associated with the event, for all my liabilities, claims, actions or damages that I may have against them arising out of or in any way connected with my participation in this event.
  • I agree to abide by all event rules and conditions. I understand that I must follow the approved course, observe traffic rules and obey all directions and instructions given by event officials and course marshals. I acknowledge that I must wear the official chest bib corresponding to the registration made in my name on my chest so that the allotted number can be seen for the duration of the run. No roller skates, rollerblades, handcycles, geared vehicles, skateboards, bicycles, scooters, or accessories that may cause injury are permitted and as such, I will not bring or allow my team to bring, such items.
  • I acknowledge that Dementia Australia or its representative may remove me from the event area and/or exclude me from participation in the event

(a) if my behaviour is inappropriate, offensive, or abusive,

(b) to prevent damage to any property,

(c) on medical or health and safety grounds (including to prevent possible harm or injury to myself or any other person),

(d) to prevent or arrest any form of unauthorised marketing, including ambush marketing, or

(e) if consumption of drugs and/or alcohol is suspected as the use of drugs and alcohol is prohibited at this event.

  • I agree that my entry in the event is not transferable and that no other person is permitted to participate in the event in my place. I agree that I must not sell (or offer to sell) my entry into the event or otherwise transfer my entry into the event for any form of compensation.
  • I acknowledge that refunds of entry fees will not be issued for change of mind or inability to attend. Refunds prior to the event may be considered for major medical or personal reasons by contacting your allocated event manager/coordinator/executive with appropriate documentation. This person will introduce themselves to you via email after registration.
  • I understand that my registration pack, or any other printed materials, will nto be posted outside of Australia.
  • I acknowledge that the event organisers reserve the right to cancel the event at any time. The event may be cancelled due to any sort of dangerous conditions and/or force majeure. In the event of cancellation, there will be no refund of entry fee unless otherwise determined by Dementia Australia in its sole discretion and the cancelled event may not be re-scheduled. A decision will be made ASAP on race day and posted to the event website and/or official social media channels.
  • I consent to the publication and/or use in any form of media whatsoever of my name, race result, image, voice, statement or otherwise, (including the publication of my name and/or event result and applicable age bracket on the event website and social media) without payment or compensation. I understand and agree that this consent is carried forward beyond the life of the current event and that as a result, images, results etc pertaining to me may be used to promote future events, provide historical references etc at the event organisers discretion.
  • I consent to Dementia Australia entering my personal details contained on this entry form into a database which will be used for the administration of the event, including to SMS event information to me if I have provided a mobile phone number. Unless otherwise indicated by me on this entry form, I also consent to my personal details being used by Dementia Australia events for future marketing and promotional purposes.
  • I certify that I am 18 years or older, or that I am the parent/legal guardian of the participant who is under the age of 18 years, and I have read this document and fully understand it. As a parent or legal guardian, I agree to these terms and conditions for and on behalf of the participant.
  • If I am a team leader or registering multiple people, I certify that I have made all people on my registration aware of these terms and conditions, and that agreeing with them themselves, they have authorised me to register on their behalf.
  • I declare that all the information supplied by me for registration is true and correct.

The following is only applicable for participants who bring a dog on the premises:

  • I agree to take full and total responsibility for my dog at all times. My dog is not a danger to people nor does he/she have a history of aggression or biting.
  • I understand that there may be people present on the day of Memory Walk & Jog who are elderly, frail and some who have been diagnosed with dementia. I understand that my dog cannot be permitted to become a hazard to these or other people at any time.
  • I agree to keep my dog restrained on a lead at all times. I understand that dogs and dog leads can become trip hazards and agree to ensure that my dog and lead do not become one. I agree that if my dog shows any unusual behaviour or signs of aggression, I will remove him/her from the area immediately without being prompted by event staff to do so.
  • The event organisers hold the discretion to at any time require the dog and participant to be removed from site.
  • I hereby waive and release Dementia Australia and any other organisation or individual associated with the event, from any injury or damage resulting from the action of my dog, and I expressly assume the risk of any such damage or injury to any party whatsoever while attending the event.
  • I will clean up after my dog and bring my own bags.
  • I will bring water for my dog.
  • I understand that dogs can only take part in the walks, and will not run with my dog.
  • Dogs not registered for the event will not be allowed on site.
  • I declare that all the information supplied by me for registration, is true and correct.

DIY Memory Walk & Jog T&Cs

I understand and agree that:

  • The decision to hold a DIY Memory Walk & Jog is entirely my own and I accept all risks associated with the event, including but not limited to the safety of participants.
  • It is my responsibility to comply with all the relevant legislative requirements, including following WH&S requirements and obtaining the appropriate permits, licences and insurance where necessary. I can speak to the Memory Walk & Jog team at Dementia Australia if I need assistance.
  • I will need an authority to fundraise in place before I start collecting money for Dementia Australia through my DIY Memory Walk & Jog. This can be issued by the Dementia Australia team.
  • Any Dementia Australia intellectual property, including the Dementia Australia logo and name, Memory Walk & Jog logo and name, DIY Memory Walk & Jog logo and name or other branded materials, shall only be used with prior written authorisation and must be sought in each circumstance. This intellectual property must be used in accordance with guidelines (e.g. brand guidelines) and not warped or changed in any way unless prior approval has been given.
  • Any public announcement, statement or media release in any form or on any platform that mentions participation in Dementia Australia related activities or campaigns, including Memory Walk & Jog or DIY Memory Walk & Jog, or any other form of partnership or association with any of the aforementioned brands must be signed off by the Memory Walk & Jog team at Dementia Australia prior to release. Failure to do so could result in legal action.
  • I will speak to the Memory Walk & Jog team and obtain written approval before any local sponsors for my event are confirmed to ensure appropriateness of the brand alignment, and particularly to ensure I understand fully how I can/can’t use my sponsors’ logos in association with the event.
  • The Memory Walk & Jog team may be able to assist me with social and/or traditional media for my event if I give them sufficient time and information.
  • I consent to the publication and/or use in any form of media whatsoever of my name, race result, image, voice, statement or otherwise, (including the publication of my name and/or event result and applicable age bracket on the event website and social media) without payment or compensation. I understand and agree that this consent is carried forward beyond the life of the current event and that as a result, images, results etc pertaining to me may be used to promote future events, provide historical references etc at the event organisers discretion.
  • By organising this event, I am making a commitment to hold this as a fundraising event, not just an awareness event.
  • Dementia Australia cannot pay for my event costs.
  • I must advise the Memory Walk & Jog team of the percentage, dollar amount or expected net proceeds of the funds raised for Dementia Australia through my DIY Memory Walk & Jog, prior to commencing organisation of my event.
  • The Memory Walk & Jog team are there to help me maximise my fundraising efforts and that I can contact them for support/advice.
  • Expenses incurred in running your DIY Memory Walk & Jog are not to be taken from funds raised for Dementia Australia without prior discussion and approval in writing from the Memory Walk & Jog team.
  • The monies raised need to be remitted to Dementia Australia within 30 days following the end of the event, except with the prior approval of the Memory Walk & Jog team
  • Total income and expenditure for the event should be submitted along with a cheque, money order or direct deposit for the funds raised using your paying in form. These details are required to comply with the NSW Charitable Fundraising Act 1991. Cheques or money orders are to be payable to Dementia Australia.
  • Dementia Australia bears no responsibility for the management or conduct of the fundraising event I organise.
  • It is my responsibility to conduct the fundraising event in accordance with these terms and conditions and in a manner which upholds Dementia Australia’s and Memory Walk & Jog’s integrity, professionalism, mission and vision.
  • I may be asked to provide photos, video, estimated participant numbers and testimonials about my DIY Memory Walk & Jog to encourage others to run similar events.
  • Anything of the above nature provided to Dementia Australia are my responsibility to have obtained appropriate permission for use of before sending to the Dementia Australia team. Dementia Australia accepts no responsibility for quotes, figures, videos, photos or other information published, used in marketing materials or similar that I have provided.
  • It is my responsibility to notify the Dementia Australia team if the details of my DIY Memory Walk & Jog change.

The following is applicable for participants organising a DIY Memory Walk & Jog on behalf of an organisation or group.

I also understand and agree that:

  • Hosting or participating in a DIY Memory Walk & Jog in no way constitutes a partnership between my organisation or group and Dementia Australia, or sponsorship of its sub-brands Memory Walk & Jog or DIY Memory Walk & Jog, and that no statement suggesting this can be published in any way or in any form without the prior written permission of the Memory Walk & Jog team.
  • My organisational logo must not be placed alongside the Dementia Australia, Memory Walk & Jog or My Memory Walk & Jog logo in a way that could be misinterpreted as sponsorship or partnership.
  • I must not use my organisations’ name to title the event in any way, for example “Joe Blogg Carpets Memory Walk & Jog” or “DIY Memory Walk & Jog presented by Joe Blogg Carpets”. If I am unable to call my event simply “Town Name DIY Memory Walk & Jog” I need to seek advice and written permission from the Memory Walk & Jog about the most appropriate name before it is announced. Failure to do so could result in legal action.

My Memory Walk & Jog T&Cs

I declare, as a condition of entry into MY Memory Walk & Jog that

  • I am not aware of any illness, injury, physical disability or impairment which may cause me injury, illness or death during or as a consequence of participation. I assert that I have not been advised or cautioned against participating by a medical practitioner.
  • I have assessed the risks associated with doing MY Memory Walk & Jog in my chosen location and on my chosen date (e.g. events, crowds, health, temperature, hazards, traffic, ingress, egress, permits, legalities etc) and feel confident that there is nothing that is reasonably going to stop me from achieving my goal nor negatively impact my safety or the safety of anyone else.
  • The decision to participate is entirely my own and I accept all risks associated with participation in the event, including but not limited to loss of life or permanent injury.
  • I, for myself and my heirs and executors, hereby waive, release and forever discharge the charity, sponsors, promoters, service providers and each of their agents, representatives, successors and assigns, and all other persons associated with the event, for all my liabilities, claims, actions or damages that I may have against them arising out of or in any way connected with my participation in this event.
  • I agree that my entry in the event is not transferable and that no other person is permitted to participate in the event in my place.
  • I acknowledge that refunds of entry fees will not be issued for change of mind or inability to participate, but that change of dates and locations are acceptable when the Memory Walk & Jog team are notified.
  • I consent to the publication and/or use in any form of media whatsoever of my name, race result, image, voice, statement or otherwise, (including the publication of my name and/or event result and applicable age bracket on the event website and social media) without payment or compensation. I understand and agree that this consent is carried forward beyond the life of the current event and that as a result, images, results etc pertaining to me may be used to promote future events, provide historical references etc at the event organisers discretion.
  • I consent to Dementia Australia entering my personal details contained on this entry form into a database which will be used for the administration of the event, including to SMS relevant information to me if I have provided a mobile phone number. Unless otherwise indicated by me on this entry form, I also consent to my personal details being used by Dementia Australia events for future marketing and promotional purposes.
  • I certify that I am 18 years or older, or that I am the parent/legal guardian of the participant who is under the age of 18 years, and I have read this document and fully understand it. As a parent or legal guardian, I agree to these terms and conditions for and on behalf of the participant.
  • I declare that all the information supplied by me on this entry form is true and correct.

Online Donations

Your donation will be one off and will go towards support services for people living with dementia, their families and carers.

Donations over $2 are tax-deductible. After donating, you will receive a receipt by email.

Your donation will be processed securely by Stripe. The Memory Walk & Jog website does not store credit card numbers.

Dementia Australia is a deductible gift receiving charity, registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.

Share your story

By submitting your story to Memory Walk & Jog, you agree to the following terms and conditions.

  • I consent to the publication and/or use in any form of media whatsoever of my name, race result, image, voice, statement or otherwise, (including the publication of my name and/or event result and applicable age bracket on the event website and social media) without payment or compensation. I understand and agree that this consent is carried forward beyond the life of the current event and that as a result, images, results etc pertaining to me may be used to promote future events, provide historical references etc at the event organisers discretion.
  • Dementia Australia may make grammatical changes to your story. Any changes that they wish to make to the content or messaging of your story will be confirmed with you via email.
  • Dementia Australia will endeavour to use your story but does not guarantee that it will be shared on the website or other media.

Social media T&Cs

Visit our Facebook page

Visit us on Instagram

  • The Facebook and Instagram pages are designed to provide news, information and facilitate discussion.
  • The pages are generally monitored from Monday-Friday between 9am and 5pm, excluding public holidays.
  • The Memory Walk & Jog team from Dementia Australia reserves the right to amend or delete derogatory, offensive or defamatory material posted on this page. Dementia Australia also reserves the right to delete advertising material. Fans of these sites are reminded that offensive language will be deleted.
  • We want to provide a safe and open space for people living with dementia, their carers, friends and families to fundraise for Dementia Australia and to reach out for support and access advice. For that reason, we will also remove any unhelpful or misleading comments and posts.
  • Content posted by individuals on this page does not represent the official views of Dementia Australia.
  • Facebook has Community Standards for people and communities using Facebook. If you do want to report something inappropriate or abusive that you experience on Facebook, please use the report link near the post, photo or comment to report it to Facebook. For more information on how to report inappropriate activity please visit www.facebook.com/help/reportlinks
  • Instagram also has Community Standards for people and communities using Instagram. If you want to report something inappropriate or abusive that you experience on Facebook, please tap on the three dots near the post, tap report and follow the on-screen instructions. For more information on how to report inappropriate activity please visit https://help.instagram.com/165828726894770