CONTEST ENTRY DATES: Contest start date & time and end date ; time as outlined in website, blog or social media post. (“Contest Entry Period”)
CONTEST ENTRY: To enter, follow directions as outlined on the website, or social media posting. All entries must be received by date and time outlined. For purposes of these Official Rules, “receipt” of Entry occurs when our servers record the Entry information resulting from contestants’ entry being received in the inbox. Any automated computer receipt (such as one confirming delivery of email) does not constitute proof of actual receipt by Platinum Productions, LLC (“Contest Judges”) for purposes of these Official Rules.
Entry must be the original work of the contestant, may not have been previously published, may not have won previous awards, must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person and must not violate any law. Contestants will be disqualified if Entry or video submission contains any nudity or profanity. Contest Judges reserves the right to disqualify any entry or contestant for any other reason, in its sole and absolute discretion. Odds of winning depend upon number of entries received.
JUDGING: All Entries will be judged based on judges’ determination of cleverness, wittiness, and humor and or it may be picked at random. The top scoring or randomly picked Entry will be declared the Contest winner (“Winner”).
TIES: In event of a tie, Winner will be determined based on the judges’ discretion. Decisions of contest judges are final and binding.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner(s) will be determined after the Contest’s end date and will be notified as described or to be determined. Winner(s) will be required to provide mailing or emailing address, which will be used to fulfill the prize. At the discretion of the Contest Judge, Winner may be disqualified for any of the following reasons: if charged with or convicted of a felony or misdemeanor, is not eligible based on the eligibility requirements set forth above, or if delinquent on a government ordered payment, such as, but not limited to: child support, spousal support, alimony, tax payments, etc. In the event it is determined that the Winner has not complied with these Official Rules, has failed to execute and return any required documents within the specified time period, has made false statements or a prize notification is returned as undeliverable, then the Winner will be disqualified and, the Entry with the next highest score may then be declared the alternate Winner.
PRIZE APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): Number of winners, prize and ARV as outlined in website or social media posting. Winner is solely responsible for all expenses, costs or fees associated with transportation and acceptance and/or use of the prize not specified herein as being awarded, including without limitation, any and all taxes (if any). Winner is not a recipient of a prize until s/he has been verified as the Winner by the judges. Upon fulfilling prize, contest judges will be deemed to have awarded the prize to the Winner and such Winner assumes full responsibility for the prize. All prize details are at the contest judges sole discretion. Entrants acknowledge that transportation, if applicable, is not included in the prize and that any events are beyond the control of the contest judges and are subject to being rescheduled, modified or cancelled. In that event, the contest judges reserves the right to, at its discretion, reschedule the Contest, entry and/or end dates, modify the entry procedures, cancel the Contest, or cancel the awarding of ticket(s). Prize(s) are not redeemable for cash.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Winning constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use Winner’s name, images, video, hometown, likeness, prize won, and photograph (all at contest judges discretion) for future advertising, publicity in any and all media now or hereafter devised throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission. Contest Parties and their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, stolen, altered, garbled, incorrect, incomplete or delayed Entries; all of which will be void. Released Parties are also not responsible for problems related to technical malfunctions of electronic equipment, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer hardware or software failures, phone lines, failure of any Entry to be received by contest judges on account of technical problems, traffic, congestion on the internet or the website, or for any other technical problems including telecommunication, miscommunication or failure, and failed, lost, delayed, incomplete, garbled, or misdirected communications which may limit a contestant’s ability to participate in this Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for any other errors or malfunctions of any kind, whether network, printing, typographical, human or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or malfunctions with may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing or judging of Entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Contest-related materials. Mass entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices will be disqualified. Contest judges reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Contest in the event it becomes infected by a computer virus or is otherwise technically impaired, and to cancel or suspend the Contest in its entirety should tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or other causes corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Contest and, if terminated, at contest judges’ discretion, determine the Winner using all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to time of cancellation using the judging procedure outlined above. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same email account, the authorized subscriber of the email account at the time of Entry will be deemed to be the contestant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the email address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses. Contest judges reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual (and void his/her Entries)) it finds to be tampering with the Entry process or the operation of this Contest or website, intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other contestant, Contest judges, or any of its representatives or to otherwise be acting in violation of these Official Rules. CAUTION: Any attempt by a contestant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operations of the Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Contest judges reserves the right to seek damages from any such contestant to the fullest extent permitted by the law and to
disqualify such contestant from the Contest.
ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS: By submitting an Entry, Contestant acknowledges and agrees that Contest judges may obtain many submissions under this Contest and that such entries may be similar or identical in theme, idea, format or other respects to others submitted under this Contest and/or other contests staged and/or sponsored by the contest judges, and waive any and all claims contestant may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that any composition, design, video and/or other works accepted, reviewed and/or used by the contest judges (or its respective designees) may be similar to his/her Entry. Contestant acknowledges and agrees that the contest judges does not have now, nor shall any of them have in the future, any duty or liability, direct or indirect, vicarious, contributory, or otherwise, with respect to the infringement or protection of any copyright in and to contestant’s Entry.
MISCELLANEOUS CONDITIONS: Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Contest. Contest judges reserves the right to permanently disqualify any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Contest subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law.
RELEASES: By entering in this Contest, contestants agree to Contest judges’ use of their personal information for both online and offline direct marketing purposes.
ARBITRATION and CHOICE OF LAW: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Contest, Contestant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action lawsuit, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the American Arbitration Association and held at the AAA regional office in the State of Pennsylvania; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will contestant be permitted to obtain awards for, and contestant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than contestant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Contest), and contestant (or, if an eligible minor, his/her parent or legal guardian) further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of contestants and contest judges in connection with this Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Pennsylvania, USA without regard to Pennsylvania’s choice of law rules.
WINNERS LIST: Winner(s) will be announced in a website blog posting.
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