2011 Safest Families in America Video Contest Official Rules
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The Interact Video Contest ("Contest") is open to U.S. residents ages eighteen (18) or older ("Entrant" or "Entrants"). The entry form ("Entry Form"), which is located at http://www.safestfamilies.com/video.i
. Entrants must have an account with YouTube, LLC ("YouTube"), which is free. Employees and agencies of First Alert, Honey Naturals LLC, Puj Baby, Shield-Safety and YouTube, and their immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee and agency partners are not eligible or are excluded. Contest is subject to all applicable United States federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
Honey Naturals LLC , First Alert, Puj Baby and Shield-Safety ("SPONSORS").
Participation in this Contest constitutes Entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these Interact Video Contest Official Rules ("Official Rules") and SPONSORS's decisions, which are final and binding, in all matters related to this Contest. Winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. All video entries become the property of SPONSORS and will not be returned.
4. CONTEST PERIOD:
Contest begins at 12:00 a.m. MST on April 11, 2011 and ends at 11:59 p.m. MST on May 15, 2011. Winners to be announced on May 23, 2011. SPONSORS is the official timekeeper for the Contest Period. Entry Forms received prior to or after Contest Period are void.
5. HOW TO ENTER:
During the Contest Period, create or log into your YouTube account ("Account") at http://www.youtube.com
. Follow YouTube's instructions for uploading your video ("Submission") to your Account. Before the end of the Contest Period you must complete and send the Entry Form, located at http://www.safestfamilies.com/video.i
By uploading your Submission to your Account and submitting your Entry Form to SPONSORS, you agree that your Submission conforms to these Official Rules and the YouTube Terms of Service. SPONSORS may disqualify you from the Contest, in its sole discretion, if SPONSORS believes that your Submission fails to conform to these Official Rules and the YouTube Terms of Service. Entrants must only enter the Contest once. SPONSORS reserves the right to disqualify Entrants who submit multiple Submissions. Physical copies of Submissions received by SPONSORS will not be returned and will become the property of SPONSORS. Submissions generated by automated means, including script or macro, are void. The person who creates the Account will be deemed the Entrant. SPONSORS reserves the right to disqualify Entrants who are unable to provide, upon request, video in the formats required by SPONSORS herein.
Any Entrant whose Submission includes likenesses of third parties or contains elements not owned by the Entrant (including, but not limited to, music, trademarks, images or logos) must be able to provide SPONSORS valid releases for such uses, including SPONSORS's use, in a form acceptable to SPONSORS. Entrants whose Submission includes likenesses of minors must be able to provide SPONSORS, upon request, releases signed by the parent or legal guardian of such minors.
In the event of a dispute regarding the ownership of a Submission, the authorized account holder, at time of entry, of the email address used to create the Account will be deemed to be the Entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. Each Entrant may be required to show proof that he/she is the authorized account holder. In the event that the ownership of the video is contested, SPONSORS shall disqualify the video and discontinue use of the video.
6. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
- All Submissions must be submitted by the owner and not anonymously.
- All Submissions must be the original creation of the Entrant;
- Entrant must hold all rights to the video submitted, including the copyright;
- The Submission must be at least thirty (30) seconds in length and may not exceed three (3) minutes in length;
- The Submission must be in English or contain English subtitles;
- The Submission must comply with the YouTube Terms of Service, http://www.youtube.com/t/terms;
- The Submission must not have been submitted previously in a promotion of any kind or exhibited or displayed publicly through any means.
- The Submission may not have been previously published, submitted, distributed or aired;
- The Submission must not contain material that violates or infringes the rights of others, including, but not limited, to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights (including copyright, trademark or patent rights) or constitutes copyright or trademark infringement;
- The Submission must NOT contain copyrighted music, images, footage, artwork or videos not owned by Entrant;
- The Submission may only contain music created by the Entrant;
- The Submission must not defame or invade the privacy rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased;
- The Submission must not contain tortuous, defamatory, slanderous or libelous materials;
- The Submission must not disparage SPONSORS or any other person or party affiliated with the promotion and administration of this Contest, including YouTube;
- The Submission must not contain inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, or discriminatory materials, as determined in SPONSORS's sole discretion; and
- The Submission must not contain unlawful or illegal materials or materials contrary to the laws or regulations in the jurisdiction in which the Submission was created.
Three (3) Grand Prizes:
- Zarbee's: Lifetime Supply of Zarbee's Children's Cough Syrup plus $1,500 college fund grant
- First Alert: First Alert is offering a whole-home safety prize package that includes products to make your already "safest home" even safer. Valued at approximately $1,100, Grand Prize winners will receive a digital fire resistant and waterproof safe, a portable carbon monoxide alarm for travel use, six dual ionization/photoelectric smoke alarms, six carbon monoxide alarms, two Tundra Fire Extinguishing Sprays, one water alarm, a motion sensing light socket, a two-story fire escape ladder and four environmental test kits for testing radon gas, mold, lead and water in the home.
- Shield-Safety: Grand prize winners will receive a Shield-Safety Revolutionary Care Center. Replacing panic with confidence, Shield-Safety's Revolutionary Care Centers™ are uniquely designed for families to be able to treat 98% of all injuries from home without the need for medical care! Each Care Center comes with the world's most effective products for preventing emergency room visits in 6 different injury areas!
- Puj: Grand prize winner will receive 1 signed Puj Tub by Katie and 2 pairs of Puj Bootis handmade by Katie. Winner will also become an Exclusive Product Tester for Puj for 2011 and 2012, receiving the latest products from Puj (for free!) before they are available to the rest of the world.
All entrants will receive a coupon pack from SPONSORS if they provide contact information.
A panel of qualified judges determined by SPONSORS, in its sole discretion, will select the winners from among all eligible Submissions based on the following criteria:
- Appropriateness to purpose of Contest (70%)
- Originality/Creativity of video (20%)
- Quality of video (10%)
In the event of a tie, the Entrant whose Submission received the highest score in the Originality/Creativity of video category, as determined by the qualified judges in their sole discretion, will be deemed the Grand Prize winners The judges' decision is final.
9. WINNER NOTIFICATION:
The Grand Prize winner will be notified via email within one month of the submission deadline. The two first prize winners will be notified once the Grand Prize winner is confirmed. Each potential winner will have five (5) days after being notified via email to respond or forfeit the prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted within a reasonable time period, fails to respond to the email notification within the required time period or is not in compliance with these Official Rules, or prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such potential winner forfeits the prize. If a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the prize may be awarded to a runner-up, if any, in SPONSORS's sole discretion. Only three (3) alternate winners will be selected through this process, after which the applicable prize will remain un-awarded. Winners, or the parent or legal guardian of such winners, if a winner is a minor, may be required to complete and sign an affidavit of eligibility and originality. The affidavit must be returned within ten (10) days of notification of winning. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in disqualification and the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to another winner. No transfer or substitution of prizes permitted. Winners agree that the SPONSORS shall not be liable for injury, loss, or damage of any kind resulting from participation in this promotion or from the acceptance or uses of the prizes awarded.
By participating in or entering this Contest, Entrant agrees to defend, indemnify, release and hold harmless SPONSORS including its respective directors, trustees, officers, committees, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, agents, assigns, third party information providers and representatives ("Rotary Indemnitees") from and against all claims (including, claims of patent, trademark, and copyright infringement), demands, actions, damages, losses, costs, liabilities, expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees and other legal expenses), awards, fines and judgments asserted against or recovered from Rotary Indemnitees arising out of or related to
Entrant's participation in Contest or Submission, arising out of any act, conduct, omission, negligence, misconduct, or unlawful act (or act contrary to any governmental order or regulation) by Entrant, and including, but not limited to, personal injury, damage or loss of property, breach or violation of these Official Rules or rights of another by Entrant. SPONSORS shall not be liable in any way for injuries to persons or damages to property incurred or suffered by Entrant or any of Entrant's subcontractors, agents, heirs, successors or assigns, or any person related to Entrant in any way.
11. GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
By entering or participating in the Contest, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules. Any attempt by any Entrant or other person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, SPONSORS reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies (including attorneys' fees) from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. SPONSORS's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that term. SPONSORS reserves the right to disqualify any suspect entry or Entrant or cancel, suspend, terminate and/or modify the Contest, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Contest, as determined by SPONSORS in its sole discretion. If Entrant or Contest is terminated, SPONSORS may, in its sole discretion, determine the winners from among all non-suspect, eligible Submissions received up to the time of such action using the judging procedure outlined herein. SPONSORS, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the Submission process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner and void all associated Submissions.
By participating in or entering the Contest, Entrant grants SPONSORS a worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, print, publish, reproduce, perform, edit, modify, create derivative works from, and display Submission and any description of Submission in whole or in part, in any publication or promotional device of SPONSORS and in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including using Submission for promotional and marketing purposes without attribution or compensation to Entrant and his/her successors or assigns. The grant of rights herein shall include, but not be limited to, the right to adapt or otherwise use the Submission, or any portion thereof, alone or in conjunction with other materials, in all types of electronic, digital, online, computer-based media and technologies and any other system or medium now existing or hereafter developed, as well as the storage, retrieval, transmission, display, output and reproduction of data through any such media and technologies. Entrant will sign any necessary documentation that may be required by SPONSORS to make use of the non-exclusive rights Entrant is granting to use the Submission.
Submissions may be published on any of the SPONSORS web sites at any time.
Entrant agrees to the worldwide publication and/or display of his/her name and likeness, the decision for which will be made at the discretion of SPONSORS, except where prohibited by law. Acceptance of any prize shall constitute and signify winner's agreement and consent that SPONSORS and its designees may use the winner's name, likeness, biographical materials, image, photo, Submission and/or prize information for advertising, promotional, publicity and other purposes, worldwide, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including posting the Submission online, for editorial purposes concerning this Contest or succeeding contests and for editorial publicity, special events and advertising purposes in connection with promoting SPONSORS, its products, its Web site and/or this Contest or succeeding contests, without limitation and without further payment, notification, permission or other consideration, except where prohibited by law.
Winner accepts and acknowledges that SPONSORS shall not be obligated to use the Submission and that SPONSORS, in its sole discretion, shall have the right to refrain from using the Submission. SPONSORS shall not incur any liability whatsoever to the extent SPONSORS chooses to refrain from any exploitation of its rights hereunder. Winner will indemnify SPONSORS, Rotary Indemnitees (as defined in Section 10, above) and any licensee of SPONSORS against all claims, damages, liabilities, and expenses (including reasonable counsel fees and legal expenses) arising out of any breach of these terms.
12. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:
SPONSORS disclaims all responsibility for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Entrant, printing, typographical or other errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the Submission process or the Contest; (4) printing, typographical, technical, computer, network or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest, the uploading, the processing or judging of Submissions or votes or the tabulating of votes, the announcement of the prizes or in any Contest-related materials; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury, loss or damage to persons or property, including but not limited to Entrant or Entrant's computer or video equipment, which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant's participation in the Contest or receipt or use or misuse of any prize awarded. Rotary Indemnitees are not responsible for misdirected or undeliverable Submissions or for any technical problems, malfunctions of computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof. Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized third party use of any Submission. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest, but in no event attorneys' fees. Under no circumstances will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
Except where prohibited, Entrant agrees that: (1) these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of the Entrant and SPONSORS in connection with this Contest shall be governed and construed by the laws of the State of Utah.