Barkfie photo contest official rules
Important: Please read these rules before entering this contest (the "Contest").
By participating in this Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and represent that you satisfy all of the eligibility requirements below.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST.
PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING. THIS BARKFIE PHOTO CONTEST IS OPEN TO ALL FACEBOOK USERS WHO ARE AT LEAST AGE 18 (OR THE AGE OF MAJORITY UNDER APPLICABLE LAW). IF YOU DO NOT MEET ANY OF THESE REQUIREMENTS OR ANY OTHER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES, YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO WIN A PRIZE, INC. (“SIX GUYS LABS s.r.o.”) RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO AWARD PRIZES TO YOU.
To be eligible to win a prize, entries must be completed and received by SIX GUYS LABS in the manner and format designated below. Employees of SIX GUYS LABS and any of their respective affiliate companies, subsidiaries, agents, professional advisors, advertising and promotional agencies, and immediate families of each are not eligible to win any prizes. All applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Offer void in Rhode Island, Puerto Rico, and where prohibited by law.
THIS Campaign IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF Czech Republic, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in the Czech Republic having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
SIX GUYS LABS, Facebook, Inc., any participating sponsors, and any of their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, professional advisors, employees and agencies (collectively, the "Released Parties") will not be responsible for: (a) any late, lost, misrouted, garbled or distorted or damaged transmissions or entries; (b) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet, or other computer- or communications-related malfunctions or failures; (c) any Contest disruptions, injuries, losses or damages caused by events beyond the control of SIX GUYS LABS or by non-authorized human intervention; or (d) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Contest.
The Contest starts on February 17, 2017 at 11:59 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on December 17, 2017 at 11:59 AM PT (the "Contest Period"). All entries must be received during the Contest Period to be eligible to win a prize. SIX GUYS LABS' computer is the official time-keeping device for the Contest. Unless otherwise specified, each month’s contest begins at 12:01am PT on the 1st of the month and ends at 11:59PM PT on the last day of that month. Winners will typically be announced within 2-3 business days following the end of each month. Every month during the contest period will be selected one winner which submits the entry during the previous calendar month.
How to Enter
During the Contest Period (1) visit the ACTIJOY Facebook page at www.facebook.com/actijoy; and (2) follow the instructions on how to submit your entry (the “Submission”). SIX GUYS LABS may display all Submissions on the ACTIJOY Facebook page and ACTIJOY Web site. By uploading your Submission, you agree that your Submission conforms to the Submission Guidelines and Content Restrictions listed below (collectively, the “Guidelines and Restrictions”) and that SIX GUYS LABS, in its sole discretion, may remove your Submission and disqualify you from the Contest if it believes, in its sole discretion, that your Submission fails to conform to the Guidelines and Restrictions. By uploading your Submission, in addition to rights granted below, you: (a) grant to SIX GUYS LABS all rights necessary to display your Submission on ACTIJOY’s Web site and ACTIJOY’s Facebook page; (b) hereby waive any so-called moral (e.g., creative rights) in your Submission; (c) represent and warrant that you have the right to grant the rights granted in these Official Rules; and (d) represent and warrant that your Submission and its use as contemplated in these Official Rules does not and will not violate, misappropriate, or infringe upon any law or regulation or the rights of any third party, including any copyright, trademark, or any rights of publicity or privacy, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights.
The Submission must be a digital photo;
The Submission must be entrant's original creation and owned one hundred percent (100%) by the entrant;
The Submission cannot have been submitted previously in a promotion of any kind or exhibited or displayed publicly through any means;
Every month during the contest period will be announced new monthly contest theme on ACTIJOY Facebook page; the submission entry in one calendar month must demonstrate the contest theme which is clearly stated for that month on ACTIJOY Facebook page.
The Submission must demonstrate one of the following
1) Your dog,
2) You and your dog together
The Submission must not contain material that violates, misappropriates, or infringes upon any law or regulation or the rights of any third party, including any copyright, trademark, or any rights of publicity or privacy, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights;
The Submission must not disparage any person or entity;
The Submission must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene hateful, tortious, and/or defamatory;
The Submission must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and
The Submission must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where Submission is created.
For All Submissions
You may submit no more than a total of one Submission during the Contest Period. Submissions received from any person or email address in excess of the stated limit, whether through multiple or different Facebook accounts or other applicable accounts or means, will be void. Entrant must have signed permission from all individuals (parents/legal guardian of children, if featured and if not your own) that appear in the Submission to use their name and image in the Submission and to grant the rights set forth herein. If requested by SIX GUYS LABS, entrant must be able to provide such permissions in a form acceptable to SIX GUYS LABS. By uploading a Submission, entrant grants to SIX GUYS LABS (and SIX GUYS LABS’ licensees and assigns) a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such Submissions in whole or in part, and otherwise exploit the Submission in all media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the universe, in any way SIX GUYS LABS sees fit including, but not limited to, entertainment, instruction/education, promotional, advertising and/or marketing purposes. In connection with all rights granted herein, SIX GUYS LABS (and SIX GUYS LABS’ licensees and assigns) shall also have the irrevocable right to incorporate Submissions, in whole or in part, into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed. If necessary, an entrant will sign any necessary documentation that may be required for SIX GUYS LABS or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the Submission. Proof of submission will not be deemed proof of receipt by SIX GUYS LABS.
Selection and Notification of Winner
A panel of judges, determined by SIX GUYS LABS in its sole discretion, (the “Judging Panel”) will each month select one (1) Submission as the monthly prize winner. Selection of the winning Submission by SIX GUYS LABS will be based on the following criteria (“Judging Criteria”): how many likes submission collects on ACTIJOY facebook page. The submission with the most likes wins the monthly prize. The winner will be notified within 2-3 business days following the end of each month by email. To claim the prize, the winner(s) should follow the instructions contained in his or her notification. If there are fewer than five entries in the monthly contest period, Six Guys Labs has the right to cancel contest for that month.
Identity of Entrant
If a dispute arises about the identity of the entrant, entries made online will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. An authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. The potential winner may be required to provide SIX GUYS LABS with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry.
The prize is an ACTIJOY HEALTH & ACTIVITY TRACKER (the “Prize”). One (1) Prize winner will be selected each month. The total approximate retail value of the Prize is $89. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZES ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER. If the Prize is returned as undeliverable or otherwise not claimed within ten (10) days after delivery of notification, the Prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner selected by the Judging Panel from all of the remaining eligible entries that meet the Judging Criteria. The Prize is not transferable, is not eligible for the SIX GUYS LABS member refund, and may not be used with any other promotional discount. No substitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of the Prize will be permitted, except that SIX GUYS LABS reserves the right to substitute a Prize of comparable or greater value for the Prize. The Prize is awarded "AS IS" and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). The Prize will be fulfilled till the end of year 2017.
Selection of Prize. Actual model, color, accessories, and features of the Prize shall be selected by SIX GUYS LABS, in its sole discretion, and may vary from photos used in print, SIX GUYS LABS in-store advertising, and in electronic and web banner advertising including the ACTIJOY web site.
No Facebook Endorsement
This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Inc. Any information you provide in connection with the Contest is to SIX GUYS LABS and/or its sponsors/administrators and not to Facebook. You understand that by using and interacting with www.facebook.com, you are subject to the terms, conditions, and policies that govern the use of www.facebook.com. You should therefore review the applicable terms and policies for www.facebook.com, including privacy and data gathering practices, before using or interacting with Facebook. General Release. By entering the Contest, you release SIX GUYS LABS and all Released Parties from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, for any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Contest or delivery, mis-delivery, acceptance, possession, or use of or inability to use any Prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.
Use of Winner’s Name, Likeness, etc.
Except where prohibited by law, entry into the Contest constitutes permission to use winner's name, Facebook name, likeness, persona, hometown, and/or Prize information in all media now known or later devised throughout the universe in perpetuity for all purposes SIX GUYS LABS deems appropriate - including, without limitation, for promotional and publicity purposes - without further permission or compensation. As a condition of being awarded any Prize, except where prohibited by law, winner may (in SIX GUYS LABS' sole discretion) be required to execute a written consent, confirming SIX GUYS LABS’ right to use such winner’s name, Facebook name, likeness, persona, hometown, and/or Prize information without further permission or compensation.
Affidavit and Release
As a condition of being awarded any Prize, winner may (in SIX GUYS LABS' sole discretion) be required to execute and deliver to SIX GUYS LABS a signed affidavit of eligibility, acceptance of these Official Rules, release of liability, and any other legal, regulatory, or tax-related documents required by SIX GUYS LABS in its sole discretion.
Winner List; Rules Request
For the Winner List, send an email with subject line: “ACTIJOY BARKFIE Photo Contest Winner List Request” to email@example.com after October 7, 2011 and before March 7, 2012. To obtain a copy of these Official Rules, send an email with subject line: “ACTIJOY BARKFIE Photo Contest Official Rules Request” to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Intellectual Property Notice
Actijoy is trademark of SIX GUYS LABS s. r o. The Contest and all accompanying materials are copyright by SIX GUYS LABS s. r. o. All rights are reserved.
Entrant's Personal Information
The Contest and these Official Rules will be governed, construed, and interpreted under the laws of the state of Czech Republic. Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of SIX GUYS LABS, which are final and binding in all respects. SIX GUYS LABS reserves the right to change these Official Rules at any time, in its sole discretion, and to suspend or cancel the Contest or any entrant's participation in the Contest should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes beyond SIX GUYS LABS control affect the administration, security or proper play of the Contest, or SIX GUYS LABS otherwise becomes (as determined in its sole discretion) incapable of running the Contest as planned, in which event all Prizes will be awarded via the judging process outlined in these Official Rules, from among all eligible entries received prior to cancellation. Notwithstanding the foregoing, SIX GUYS LABS reserves the right to amend, modify, or cancel the Contest at any time without notice. Entrants who violate these Official Rules; violate any law, rule, or regulation in connection with participation in the Contest; tamper with the operation of the Contest or engage in any conduct that is detrimental or unfair to SIX GUYS LABS, the Contest, or any other entrant (in each case as determined in SIX GUYS LABs sole discretion) are subject to disqualification from entry into the Contest. SIX GUYS LABS reserves the right to lock out persons whose eligibility is in question or who have been disqualified or are otherwise ineligible to enter the Contest. Any provision of these Official Rules deemed unenforceable will be enforced to the extent permissible, and the remainder of these Official Rules will remain in effect. If you have any questions about these Official Rules or the Contest, please email them to email@example.com.
SIX GUYS LABS, Wenzigova 3, 30100 Plzen, Czech Republic.