Perky Pet® Capture the Beauty Online Photo Contest OFFICIAL RULES
Photograph submission for the Perky Pet® Capture the Beauty Online Photo Contest (“Contest”) begins at 12:00:01 am Eastern Time (“ET”) on June 15, 2012 and ends at 11:59:59 pm ET on July 15, 2012 (“Photo Submission Period”). Online Voting for the Contest begins at 12:00:01 am ET on July 16, 2012 and ends at 11:59:59 pm ET on July 30, 2012 (“Voting Period”). Contest is sponsored by Woodstream Corporation, 69 N. Locust Street, Lititz, PA 17543.
CONTEST ELIGIBILITY: Contest participation is open only to legal U.S. residents of the United States and the District of Columbia (“U.S.”) who are 18 years of age or older at the time of play. Employees of Woodstream Corporation (“Sponsor”), D.C. Tintle & Associates, Inc. and their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotional agencies, and any entity involved in the development, production, implementation, administration or fulfillment of the Contest (all of the foregoing, together with Sponsor, collectively referred to as “Contest Entities”), and the immediate family members (spouse, and parents, siblings and children, regardless of where they live) and persons living in the same household as such individuals, whether related or not, are not eligible to enter, vote or win. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. No groups, clubs or organizations may reproduce or distribute any portion of these Official Rules to its members. All information and submissions becomes the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
HOW TO ENTER: To submit a photograph for voting, visit www.birdfeeders.com/capturethebeauty during the Photo Submission Period, provide your complete name, complete address, telephone number, birth date and email address, and follow the online instructions to upload your digital photograph. Photographs must include a Perky-Pet® bird feeder, or a bird feeding at a Perky-Pet® birdfeeder, and should be uploaded in JPEG file format, at least 1,900 pixels x 1,900 pixels. Maximum file size allowed is 5MB. Digital photographs should be taken at highest resolution possible. High-quality scans of non-digital photographs are acceptable. Submitted photographs may not be digitally, or otherwise, altered. Photographs from residents of Arizona, Maryland, New Jersey, North Dakota, Tennessee and Vermont do not need to include a Perky-Pet® product. Entrant must be the owner of the photograph, or otherwise have the right to submit the photograph for consideration in the Contest. By entering the Contest, participants agree to the use of his/her name, address, photograph and/or statements for advertising/publicity purposes, both online and in printed materials, without notice or further compensation, unless prohibited by law. Each photograph submitted must be approved for posting on www.birdfeeders.com/capturethebeauty; photographs may be approved or rejected based on suitability for the Contest. Participants may enter a maximum of five (5) photographs per day during the Photo Submission Period, however only one prize will be awarded per person or household. If there is a dispute about who the email address or photograph belongs to, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account used to enter the contest will be deemed to be the participant and must comply with these rules. Authorized account subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or the domain name associated with the submitted e-mail address.
OPT IN MECHANISM: An opt-in box is located on the Photo Submission page. By checking this box, entrants agree to receive marketing information from Perky-Pet® and its partners via email. This information may include special offers, newsletters, surveys and notices about other products and promotions. To alter or remove your personal information from Sponsor’s database, or to opt out of receiving promotional distributions and newsletters from Sponsor, email firstname.lastname@example.org at anytime.
HOW TO VOTE: To vote for a photograph, visit www.birdfeeders.com/capturethebeauty during the Voting Period, provide your email address and follow the online instructions for voting. Voting is limited to one vote per day per unique email address. No automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of voting are permitted, and votes from individuals engaging in such practices will be disqualified.
PRIZES: The top three photographs that receive the most online votes will be deemed the winning Contest photographs. One First Prize, One Second Prize and One Third Prize will be awarded. First Prize is a $250 American Express Gift Card. Second Prize is a $100 American Express Gift Card. Third Prize is a $50 American Express Gift Card. Approximate retail value of all prizes is US $400. No transfer, substitution or cash equivalent of prize is permitted except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if an advertised prize is unavailable. All federal, state and other taxes on prize are the sole responsibility of each winner. Limit one prize per person or household. Sponsor expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for injury or loss to any person or property relating to the delivery and/or subsequent use of the prize awarded.
PRIZE NOTIFICATION: Each prize winner will be notified by email, at the email address provided at the time of photograph submission. Allow 6-8 weeks for delivery of prize following completion of the notification process. Prizes will only be delivered to addresses within the continental United States. If prize winner does not respond to the prize notification within the allotted time for whatever reason, or in the event that a prize notification is returned undeliverable, or a prize winner is found to be ineligible, the next highest ranking entry from the Contest will be selected as the prize winner.
By accepting the prize, each prize winner consents to the use of his/her name, photograph, voice, quotes and/or likeness for advertising/publicity purposes in commerce and in any and all media worldwide without limitation or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. Each prize winner’s first initial, last name, city and state will be disclosed on a Winners List which will be distributed upon request and as required by law.
Each prize winner, by playing and accepting a prize, acknowledges compliance with and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and agrees to release and hold Sponsor, D.C. Tintle & Associates, Inc. and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, media partners, and advertising, promotion, and other coordinating agencies involved in this Contest, and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees (“Promotional Parties”) harmless from any and all liability whatsoever for any claims, costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind sustained in connection with participation in this Contest or the use, acceptance and possession of any prize. Contest is governed by the laws of the United States, and all participants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of courts in Pennsylvania for resolution of all claims and disputes.
INTERNET: The use of any automated launching or entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that permits the participant to automatically vote repeatedly is prohibited. Any votes from a person who uses or attempts to use such means to vote in the Contest will be disqualified. If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, due to reasons including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend the Contest. In such case, Sponsor shall determine the winners in accordance with these rules from among all valid, non-suspect votes received prior to the event which warranted such action. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the voting process. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, votes. No responsibility is assumed by Sponsor for lost, late, or misdirected votes or for any human, computer, online, telephone, or technical malfunctions that may occur, or for any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Contest which may limit one’s ability to vote in the Contest. Promotional Parties are not responsible for any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Contest or downloading any materials in this Contest.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: IN NO EVENT WILL PROMOTIONAL PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY PARTICIPANT’S ACCESS TO AND USE OF INTERNET SITE WWW.BIRDFEEDERS.COM OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING OF MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SAID SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON SUCH SITE OR ANY PRIZE WON IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. Some jurisdictions may not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages or exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions regarding these limitations or exclusions.
WINNERS LIST: To receive the names of the prize winners by mail, available after August 15, 2012, send a stamped, self-addressed (#10) envelope to: Perky Pet® Capture the Beauty Contest Winners List, P.O. Box 7456, East Rutherford, NJ 07073-7456. VT residents may omit return postage. All winners list requests must be received by September 30, 2012.
ADMINISTRATOR: Administrator is D.C. Tintle Associates, Inc., 99 Murray Hill Parkway, Unit D, East Rutherford, NJ 07073.
SPONSOR: Woodstream Corporation, 69 N. Locust Street, Lititz, PA 17543.