Back to School Contest Rules and Regulations
Back To School (Drawing)
DRAWING RULES AND REGULATIONS
Only online submissions via email will be considered. No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win, and purchases will not increase your chances to win. The drawing will occur after 12:00 a.m. on 9/14/2012. Details and qualifications for entry in the drawing may apply. See Official Rules for odds of winning and terms and conditions of participation.
See Official Rules-Submission Requirements. All written, photo, and video entries will become the property of Tillamook and will not be returned.
Each entry will result in Tillamook donating $10 to the charity of choice (for a total donation up to $10,500) for a retail value of $0. Each winner will receive a backpack full of Tillamook goodies for a retail value of up to $150.00. Winners will be determined at random by Tillamook Cheese, Inc. Winners will be determined at the end of the entry period and announced within 1 month of the last day of the drawing.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THE DRAWING ("DRAWING"). No purchase or payment of any kind is necessary to enter or win this drawing, and purchases will not increase your chances to win. Entry into this Drawing constitutes your acceptance of these Official Rules. Only entries submitted through email to fans@Tillamook.com will be accepted (each, an "Entry").
ODDS OF WINNING. Odds of winning depend on the number of Entries.
ENTRY DATES: Drawing start date & time and end date & time are 12:00 a.m. 8/27/2012 to 11:59 p.m. 9/14/2012 (“Drawing Entry Period”). All entries for the drawing must be received before the expiration of the Drawing Entry Period. Drawing will take place after 12:00 a.m. on 9/14/2012.
DRAWING ENTRY: To enter follow the rules on the drawing website and send submission in email to fans@Tillamook.com. By entering, entrants accept Drawing Rules and Regulations. All entries must be received by date and time stated in the Entry Period. For purposes of these Official Rules, "receipt" of Entry occurs when Sponsor's servers record the Entry information resulting from entry being received in the inbox, of the www.Tillamook.com server. Any automated computer receipt does not constitute proof of actual receipt by Sponsor for purposes of these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entry for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion.
Entrant must retain a copy of your Submission in its original format after uploading it to the Site. If you are selected as a winner, you may need to provide Sponsor with your Submission in its original format. Failure to do so may result in disqualification, and the selection of an alternate winner. By entering the Drawing, Entrant agrees, acknowledges and understands that all Submissions may be posted on the Site for viewing by the general public and grants the Sponsor in perpetuity a nonexclusive license to publish, display, reproduce or otherwise use the Submission for the Sponsor and its designees in its sole discretion whatsoever and without further notice or compensation. Sponsor does not guarantee the posting of any Submission and reserves the right not to post a Submission for any or no reason. All Entrants’ Submissions become the property of Tillamook and will not be returned to the Entrant.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Each Submission must also comply with the following:
a. Each Submission will be tied to one Entrant. In the event that a group of entrants (more than one) work together on a submission, the submission will be entered under the name of a Primary Entrant. In the event that a Submission created by a group (and submitted by a Primary Entrant) is declared the winner in accordance with these Official Rules, the Prize will be awarded to the Primary Entrant and it will be the responsibility of the Primary Entrant to distribute the prize.
b. Only one prize will be given for each winner in accordance with these Official Rules and Regulations.
c. The Submissions as a whole must be the original work of the Entrant, may not require third party approvals, clearances or consents, may not have been previously published, released or distributed in any form, 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.
d. The Submissions must not contain or reference any names, products or services of any company or entity or any third party trademarks, logos, trade dress or promotion of any brand, product or service that would require third party approvals, clearances or consents.
e. If any persons appear or are referred to in the Submission, you are solely responsible for obtaining consent and releases, prior to submitting your story, photo, or video. Formal submission of your story, photo, or video will represent that any required clearances have been obtained. Winning entries may be required to provide acceptable releases and consents. In the event where releases and consents are not provided, photo (submission) will be disqualified from the competition.
f. Submissions that are lewd, obscene, sexually explicit, pornographic, disparaging, defamatory, libelous, or Submissions that otherwise contain inappropriate content or objectionable material may not be submitted and may be disqualified and removed at any time in Sponsor's sole and unfettered discretion.
g. The Submission must not contain any personally identifiable information of any person other than yourself. Should you include personally identifiable information about yourself in your Submission, you acknowledge and agree that such information will be disclosed publicly and you are solely responsible for any consequences thereof.
h. You may not be, nor may you work with parties in conjunction with your Submission who are: 1) represented under contract (e.g., by a talent agent or manager) that would limit or impair Sponsor's ability to display your Submission in any media form; 2) subject to an acting or modeling contract that would make your/their appearance in the Submission a violation of any third-party rights; or 3) under any other contractual relationship, including but not limited to guild and/or union memberships, that may prevent Sponsor from being able to use the Submissions worldwide in all media in perpetuity on a royalty- free basis, without any payment or fee obligations.
Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entry for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion.
Entrants are not required to enter more than once or make any payment or purchase in order to be eligible to win.
JUDGING: Entries will not be judged. Winning Entries will be selected at random from eligible Entries received during the Entry Period.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Winner(s) will be determined during the Drawing and will be notified through email. Winner(s) will be required to provide mailing address and phone number which will be used to fulfill the prize. Winners are required to respond to the prize notice within one week of receipt. At the discretion of the Sponsor, 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, at Sponsor's sole discretion, another Entry from the same Entry Period will be selected as the Winner.
PRIZE & APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE ("ARV"): Each entry will result in Tillamook donating $10 to the charity of choice (for a total comprehensive donation up to $10,500) for a retail value of $0. Number of winners, prize(s) and ARV of each prize is five (winners), one backpack full of Tillamook goodies (up to $150.00) delivered to the Winner anywhere within the United States. Winner is solely responsible for all other expenses, costs or fees associated with award 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 Sponsor. Upon fulfilling prize, Sponsor 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 Sponsor's sole discretion.
Entrants acknowledge that any events are beyond the control of the Sponsor and are subject to being rescheduled, modified or cancelled. In that event, the Sponsor reserves the right to, at its discretion, reschedule the Drawing, entry and/or end dates, modify the entry procedures, cancel the Drawing, or cancel the awarding of prize(s). Prize(s) are not redeemable for cash.
USE OF NAME/IMAGES: Winning constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use Winner's name, images, hometown, likeness, prize won, and photograph (all at Sponsor's discretion) for future advertising, marketing, publicity in any and all media now or hereafter devised throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Sponsor and its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, prize suppliers, distributors and advertising and promotion agencies, 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 Sponsor 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 entrant's ability to participate in this Drawing. 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 Drawing, including, without limitation, errors or malfunctions which may occur in connection with the administration of the Drawing, the processing of Entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Drawing- related materials. Entries generated by a script, macro or use of automated devices will be disqualified. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Drawing in the event it becomes infected by a computer virus or is otherwise technically impaired, and to cancel or suspend the Drawing in its entirety should tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Drawing and, if terminated, at Sponsor's discretion, determine the Winner using all non-suspect, eligible entries received up to time of cancellation. 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 entrant 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. Sponsor 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 Drawing or website, intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant, Sponsor, or any of its representatives or to otherwise be acting in violation of these Official Rules.
CAUTION: Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operations of the Drawing is a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such entrant to the fullest extent permitted by the law and to disqualify such entrant from the Drawing.
ASSIGNMENT OF RIGHTS: Entrant hereby acknowledges that Entry and all other materials of every kind whatsoever created by Entrant relating to the Drawing (collectively, the “Work”) are a “work made for hire” (as that term is used in the United States Copyright Act) for Sponsor, and assigns to Sponsor (or, if any applicable law prohibits or restricts such assignment, Entrant hereby grants to Sponsor an exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free, transferable license of) a limited right, title and interest in and to such Work, including, without limitation, all rights of every kind and nature (whether now known or hereafter devised, including all copyrights therein and thereto and all renewals and extensions thereof), throughout the universe, in perpetuity, for all purposes, in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter devised. By submitting an Entry, Entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor may obtain many submissions under this Drawing and that such entries may be similar or identical in theme, idea, format or other respects to others submitted under this Drawing and/or other drawings/contests staged and/or sponsored by the Sponsor, and waive any and all claims Entrant may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that any composition, design, photo and/or other works accepted, reviewed and/or used by the Sponsor (or its respective designees) may be similar to his/her Entry. Entrant acknowledges and agrees that the Sponsor 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 Entrant’s Entry.
MISCELLANEOUS CONDITIONS: Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from the Drawing. Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify any person it believes has intentionally violated these Official Rules. The Drawing subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law. Under no circumstances will an entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than entrant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Drawing), and entrant (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 entrants and Sponsor in connection with this Drawing, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of Oregon, USA, without regard to Oregon choice of law rules.
WINNERS LIST: Winners will be announced no later than one month after the end of the Drawing Entry Period by emailing entrants and/or posting on the Drawing website.
SPONSOR: Tillamook Cheese, Inc., 4185 Highway 101 North, Tillamook, OR 97141.