Disclaimer and Release

Mentor Disclaimer and Release

I understand that as a mentor participating in the IFT Mentor Program, any advice I provide in the course of the mentoring relationship is solely for the purpose of guiding the mentee in the field of food science. I understand this relationship is an educational resource to discuss general issues confronted in the food science field. I understand that the mentee will not rely upon my advice and/or statements as legal advice.

I understand and agree that the information I provide in the course of the mentorship will not be relied upon by the mentee as a substitute for his/her own independent judgment or professional  opinions. I understand and agree that this program is not intended for job placement or recruitment activity.

I recognize and agree that if I receive knowledge that the mentee has engaged in professional misconduct, I may be obligated to report the conduct to the IFT Mentor Program Manager

I understand and agree this service is not intended for solicitation purposes, i.e. I will not request nor accept payment for any advice rendered.

I hereby agree that in no event will I file suit or otherwise attempt to hold liable for damages, the Institute of Food Technologists, any mentee, member, staff or agent of IFT as a result of my participation in this program. As a mentor, I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the IFT from any and all claims, suits, actions or proceedings of any kind arising out of, or in connection with, any advice or guidance I give in relation to this program.


Mentee Disclaimer and Release

I understand that as a mentee participating in the IFT Mentor Program, any advice I receive in the course of the mentoring relationship is solely for the purpose of guiding me in the field of food science. I understand this relationship is an educational resource to discuss general issues confronted in the food science field.  I understand that this program is not intended for job placement or recruitment activity.   I understand that I will not rely upon the mentor’s advice and/or statements as legal advice.

I understand and agree that the information I receive in the course of the mentorship will not be relied upon as a substitute for my own independent judgment or professional  opinions.

I recognize and agree that if I receive knowledge that the mentor has engaged in professional misconduct, I may be obligated to report the conduct to the IFT Mentor Program Manager

I understand and agree this service is not intended for solicitation purposes, i.e. mentors should not request nor accept payment for any advice rendered.

I hereby agree that in no event will I file suit or otherwise attempt to hold liable for damages, the Institute of Food Technologists, any mentee, member, staff or agent of IFT as a result of my participation in this program. As a mentor, I agree to indemnify and hold harmless the IFT from any and all claims, suits, actions or proceedings of any kind arising out of, or in connection with, any advice or guidance I receive in relation to this program.

 

Questions or Comments?

Contact Sharon H. Kneebone
Director of Membership

skneebone@ift.org


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