By RSVPing to any of our event you agree to our Liability Waiver!
First and foremost, please understand that the purpose of our group is NOT dating, some of our members are in a relationship or if single may not be interested in a relationship at this moment in their life. Our group is all about meeting up in person for wholesome fun and creating new friendships, that said, if you find your other-half here, we will be happy for you. Failure to abide to the following Basic Principles will get you removed from the group.
You may get deleted without warning if you are on here sending mass messages to people you have never met. Refrain from using our Meetup Group and its members solely for solicitation.
Please be tasteful in the way you choose to start a conversation and understand that we have no tolerance for lack of respect or harassment of any kind within our group. Be very mindful of your jokes and comments, not everyone has the same tolerance or sense of humor. If you are receiving odd messages, please contact me so I can research and delete/ban accordingly.
For consistency, it is mandatory that you upload a current CLEAR profile photo of yourself, where your face if visible, so that members of our group can recognize who will be joining them on our events. Distorted pictures, photos of your back, pets, cute animals, cartoons, beautiful landscapes, flowers, etc. are not acceptable photographs. For security reasons, members without a picture of themselves will be removed from the group.
Also please expect that your photo may or may not get taken at our meetup events. By attending, you hereby give us permission to use your photo on our websites that are used for promotional purposes with intentions of expanding our group as well as to show newcomers what past meetups/events look like. If there is a photo that you would like pulled down, simply message one of the organizers and we will make sure this is done ASAP. We fully respect the privacy and safety of each and every one of our members.
Creating adult/kid/pets friendly event is non negotiable. Unless your kid is 18+... we must enforce the NO KIDS policy. Thank you for understanding. This is coming from a LIABILITY standpoint and respecting the preference of our members.
We aim to keep our group welcoming and friendly, therefore it is requested that all of our members reach out to welcome new attendees, introducing them to our fellow friends, as some of us might be nervous on our first meetup.
The Organizers will be seeking the help of others to act as Hosts/Hostesses for upcoming Meetup events. Please volunteer if you think you can provide that service for the benefit of the group.
Only Event host can change details for their Events. As par of the Leadership team, feel free to message the host and offer to help, but do not make changes to someone else's Event without their permission.
If and existing event has attendees, Event host should not cancel the Event without first trying to get another host to take over, in order to mitigate confusion for attendees.
All Event host are expected to be respectful and mindful of other guests while on the trail, especially those that we don't know well.
Hosts will be expected to answer questions posed by those interested in the event, to greet event attendees, as possible, and to make all attendees feel welcome to the event. Hosts must alert the Organizers of any concerns about the conduct of Members or Participants, especially the failure by any Member or Participant to abide by the conduct expected and outlined in these Guidelines and in the Liability Waiver.
The $5 yearly donation is nonrefundable even if you are removed from “NJ Walk n' Talk” for failing to follow the GROUP GUIDELINES. *While Meetup.com is free for group members, all organizers are required to pay a monthly fee. You can read more about the specific fees on the Meetup pricing page.