Official Rules of the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority Contest
Official Rules of the Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority Contest
LVCVA Remodelista Contest
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
CONTEST PERIOD: The Contest begins at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) on June 12, 2014 and ends at 12:59 p.m. PT on June 27, 2014 (“Contest Period”).
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Board must be created solely by entrant, be in keeping with Sponsor’s image & not be offensive or inappropriate, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Board must not defame or violate or infringe upon the rights of any person or entity. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Board and remove any post that it determines, in its sole discretion, is not in compliance with these Official Rules.
WINNER DETERMINATION: All eligible Boards will be judged by a panel of judges based on the following equally-weighted judging criteria: adherence to theme, originality/creativity, and sense of style. The Board with the highest score, as determined by the judges in their sole discretion, will be deemed the potential winner. In the event of a tie, an additional tie-breaking judge will determine the winner using the judging criteria set forth herein. Sponsor reserves the right to not award the prize if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified entries. The decisions of the Sponsor and judges are final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winner will be notified by email and by notice on the Contest Post on or about June 30, 2014 at 3:00pm PT and will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release within seven (7) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, or Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner selected.
PRIZE: $1000.00 gift card to use on www.lasvegas.com. Terms and conditions apply to gift card use. All costs and expenses associated with use of prize not specified herein as being provided, including, without limitation, travel to/from Las Vegas, are winner’s responsibility. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer prize, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize with one of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
GRANT OF RIGHTS: By submitting a Board, each entrant grants to Sponsor and its licensees, successors and assigns an irrevocable, perpetual, unlimited, royalty-free, fully paid-up license to reproduce, distribute, display, exhibit, exploit, perform, edit, create derivatives of, and otherwise use the Board and all elements of such Board, together with any other material, and the name, user name, city and state of residence, voice, image and/or likeness of entrant, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in any manner, in whole or in part, worldwide, without compensation or notification to, or permission from, entrant or any third party, for any purpose whatsoever, including without limitation, for purposes of advertising or trade.
PUBLICITY GRANT: Winner, by acceptance of a prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, Pinterest user name, address (city and state), photograph (including, without limitation, Pinterest profile photo), voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes (including, but not limited to, announcing winner’s name on the Remodelista and LVCVA-controlled websites) without further compensation, in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered, in any manner, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible
for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered or garbled comments, Boards or emails; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Contest related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of any website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or any website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest (or any portion thereof) should any portion of the Contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries. If terminated, Sponsor may, at its discretion, select the potential winner from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken using the judging procedure set forth above or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor, LVCVA, Pinterest, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies and fulfillment providers, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize or participation in this Contest. 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 rules. Authorized account 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. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to an action at law for damages, and in no event will entrant be permitted to obtain attorneys’ fees or other legal costs; and (3) 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 and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.
WINNER’S NAME: The winner’s name may be obtained after June 30, 2014 by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
SPONSOR: Say Media, Inc., 180 Townsend St. San Francisco, CA 94107.
This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by Pinterest.