OFFICIAL RULES – #CAUGHTBYCANARY Social Cinema Contest
#CaughtByCanary Social Cinema Contest (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the United States, the District of Columbia, Canada, and United Kingdom who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry (or the legal age of majority in their country). Employees of Canary Connect, Inc. (“Canary”), other companies associated with the Contest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and advertising and promotion agencies, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee, are not eligible to enter.
The Contest is sponsored by Canary Connect Inc. (“Sponsor”), located at 606 West 28th Street, 7th Floor New York, New York 10001.
Agreement to the Official Rules
Participation in the Contest constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules, Sponsor’s Website Terms of Service, and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth.
The Contest begins on April 21, 2016, at 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time and ends on May 15, 2016, at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time (the “Contest Period” or “Entry Period”). Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will not be eligible. Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Contest.
How to Enter
To enter, users must select a video and request to share on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram] with the hashtags [#caughtbyCanary and #contest] or email the video to [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Identical videos that are both shared and emailed will be counted as a single entry. You will receive a notification when your video is ready to download and share.
Limit three (3) entries per person/email address. Entries received from any person in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor. If you upload your video via your mobile phone, message and/or data rates may apply. Please consult your wireless service provider for more information. Sponsor reserves the right to remove any entry from Sponsor-owned or Sponsor-operated sites for any reason.
Drawings and Notification & Requirements of Potential Winners
Sponsor will select up to two (2) grand prize winners and up to ten (10) second prize winners from among all eligible entries received during that Entry Period. The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received as determined by the Sponsor. Sponsor will attempt to notify the winner within seven days of the applicable drawing. If the winner does not respond, Sponsor may select an alternate winner in his/her place at random from the remaining non-winning, eligible entries received during the applicable Entry Period.
Grand Prize Winners: Two (2) grand prize winners will be featured in the Caught by Canary Social Cinema video as created by the Sponsor and agencies involved in the promotion. Grand Prize winners will also receive one (1) year long Subscription of Canary Service (ARV $100) and one (1) Canary All-in-One Security Device (ARV $200).
Second Prize Winners: In addition to the grand prize winners there will be up to Ten (10) second prize winners who will each receive one (1) year long Subscription of Canary Service (ARV $100) and (1) Canary All-in-One Security Device (ARV $200).
Any prize details not specified above will be determined by Sponsor. No substitution, assignment, or transfer of the prize is permitted, except by Sponsor. The prizes will be fulfilled after the conclusion of the Contest.
Entries that: (a) contain defamatory statements; (b) include threats to any person, place, business, or group; (c) depict any risky behavior; (d) contain obscene, provocative, or otherwise questionable content; (e) or have been entered in any other promotion or published or distributed in any other media are prohibited and may be removed. Entries may not infringe or violate third party rights, including, copyrights, trademark rights, or rights of privacy and publicity, or contain any third party trademarks or logos (except those of Sponsor).
Entrant’s Warranties and Representations
By entering the Contest, entrants warrant and represent that (a) the entry is an original work created by the entrant solely for entry in the Contest; (b) the entrant owns all rights to the entry; (c) all individuals appearing or heard in the entry have given their written permission to be featured and to grant the rights to Sponsor described in the “Sponsor’s Rights to Entries” section below, and the entrant can make written copies of such permission(s) available to Sponsor upon request; and (d) the entry complies with all requirements of these Official Rules.
Sponsor’s Rights to Entries
By entering the Contest, entrants (a) irrevocably grant Sponsor, its agents, licensees, and assigns the unconditional and perpetual (non-exclusive) right and permission to copyright, reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, modify, create derivative works of, exhibit, and otherwise use the entry as-is or as-edited (with or without using the entrant’s name) in any media throughout the world for any purpose, without limitation, and without additional review, compensation, or approval from the entrant or any other party; (b) forever waive any rights of copyrights, trademark rights, privacy rights, and any other legal or moral rights that may preclude Sponsor’s use of the entry, or require further permission for Sponsor to use the entry; and (c) agree not to instigate, support, maintain, or authorize any action, claim, or lawsuit against Sponsor on the grounds that any use of the Entry, or any derivative works, infringes any of the entrant’s rights as creator of the entry, including, without limitation, copyrights, trademark rights, and moral rights.
For the winners’ names, available after May 19, 2016, visit https://blog.canary.is/2016/04/21/caught-by-canary-social-cinema-official-rules/.
Use Of Information
The information that you provide in connection with the Contest may be used for Sponsor’s internal purposes and to send you information about Sponsor’s products and special promotions but will not be provided to other third parties, except as necessary for the administration of the Contest, or as required by law or legal process. Entry constitutes consent to Sponsor’s use of the entrant’s name, likeness, voice, opinions, biographical information, social media handle, and state of residence for purposes of advertising and promotion in any media without further compensation or consideration unless prohibited by law.
In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, bug, worm, unauthorized human intervention or other technical problem, or in the event the Contest is unable to run as planned for any other reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) terminate the Contest and award the prize at random from among the eligible, non-suspect entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to damage the website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys’ fees) and any other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In the event of a dispute as to the owner of an online entry, the authorized account holder of the e-mail address used to enter, or associated with the social media account used to enter, will be deemed the entrant.
No Affiliation with Third Party Social Media Sites
This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube. Any questions, comments, or complaints regarding the Contest should be directed to Sponsor, and not to any third party social media site, including but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube.
Release & Limitations
By participating in the Contest, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, other companies associated with the Contest (including any third party social media site such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube), and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of the prize (including any travel or activity related thereto), including, but not limited to (a) any technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (c) printing or typographical errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) any other errors or problems in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors that may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the entrant be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
If any provision(s) of these Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.
Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in New York. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants’ rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than New York.