Member Standards & Conditions

Member Standards and Conditions

By submitting your member and/or corporate partner application you are accepting the following Member Standards & Conditions including release form.

Responsible Leadership:
ICE champions responsible leadership through an exceptional standard of conduct. As an ICE Member we look to your positive interaction and promotion of ICE to uphold your own and ICE’s reputation and cycling.

Purpose of the ICE Member Standards and Conditions (IMSC):
The purpose of the Member Standards and Conditions (IMSC) is to describe the type of behaviour International Cycling Executives (ICE) seeks to promote and encourage its members and supporters to adopt.

Governance and Breach:
The IMSC govern the conduct of all persons formally associated with ICE.
In particular they apply to:

  • Formally accepted ICE Members.
  • Persons acting for and on behalf of ICE.
  • ICE Ambassadors (Athletes/Service Partners).
  • ICE employees and appointed delegates of ICE.
  • Persons participating in ICE sanctioned events.

Breach of the IMSC will result in automatic suspension of ICE Membership. Any subsequent application for continuation or renewal of membership is at the sole discretion of ICE Management.

Key Principles:
Membership is discretionary and reviewed quarterly by ICE management. While ICE will review active and pending membership quarterly, we rely on you to regularly communicate any changes in your circumstances.

  • ICE operates in an environment where people show respect for others and their property, that is free from harrasment and is non discrimimatory in the context of the ICE activity.
  • ICE is a business community of like-minded senior executives who share a passion for cycling, not a sales channel.
  • Persons to whom the IMSC applies acknowledge and agree to its compliance.

Key Elements:
All persons bound by the IMSC shall:

  • Act in manner compatible with the interests of ICE and show a positive committment toward cycling and ICE.
  • Accord people involved in cycling with the appropriate courtesy, respect and regard for their rights and obligations.
  • Treat people’s property with respect and due consideration of its value.
  • Respect the law and customs of the places they visit. (The rules of the road, wearing of helmets and courtesy for pedestrians, drivers and other cyclists are mandatory for ICE members.)
  • Respect the confidentiality of information they receive in the course of fullfilling their duties.
  • Not misuse provided funds or property belonging to another party.
  • Uphold the reputation of ICE and cycling.

ICE Members are expected to uphold an exceptional standard of conduct and set a positive example regarding the activity of cycling. By becoming an ICE Member and/or wearing the ICE (and/or ACE) kit acknowledges your acceptance of these standards.

Unacceptable Behaviour:
This list provides examples of behaviour (but not limited to) deemed unsuitable and not in the best interests of ICE:

  • Derogatory/denigrating/intimidating/aggresives statements and/or actions – likely to constitute emotional abuse.
  • Public nuisance and/or creating public disturbance.
  • Damaging another person’s property or depriving them of that property.
  • Statements which are deeemed to denigrate the ICE group that an individual is representing.
  • Gambling/betting/organisation of betting on an ICE event.
  • Any form of harassment.

Copyright and Media:
Unathorised use of ICE, its property, images, clothing is not allowed. Unless otherwise approved by ICE Management, all media comments/enquiries must be directed to the ICE contact person: Ryan O’Neill. The individual oppinions of ICE Members are not representative of the ICE group.

Release Form governing your submission of application:
“In consideration of the acceptance of my application for International Cycling Executives (ICE) Membership, I hereby freely agree to and make the following contractual representations and agreements. I also realise this release form is a contract with legal consequences and that I have read it before submitting my application.

I fully realise the dangers involved with bicycle riding and racing and fully assume the risks associated with such participation. These include and are not limited to: the dangers arising from equipment failure, the dangers of collision with pedestrians, vehicles, other riders, and fixed or moving objects, the dangers arising from surface damage, weather  conditions, and the possibility of serious physical and/or mental trauma or injury associated with athletic cycling participation and competition.

I hereby waive, release and discharge myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives, assigns, and successors in interest in any and all rights and claims which I have or which may hereafter accrue to me against ICE.

I agree, for myself and successors, that the above representations are contractually binding, and are not mere recitals, and that should I or my successors assert my claim in contravention of this agreement, I or my successors shall be liable for the expense (including legal fees) incurred by the other party or parties in defending such claim. This agreement may not be modified orally, and a waiver of any provision shall not be construed as a modification of any other provision herein or as a consent to any subsequent waiver or modification.”