2013 RULES AND REGULATIONS
2. The entry procedures for each¬†contest¬†are announced on¬†Facebook¬† and here on our blog.
3.¬†Adoramapix¬†will not verify receipt of entries.¬†Incomplete entries are void.¬† Adoramapix is not responsible for entries that are lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, incomprehensible, illegible, undeliverable or delayed. Facebook entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the Facebook account at the time of the entry.
4. Our¬†contests¬†are generally open to anyone who is at least 18 years of age and who does not reside in an area where such¬†contests¬†are void by law. In cases where the¬†contest¬†or giveaway is promoted on Facebook, you need a free¬†Facebook¬†account to be eligible. Persons who have had their Facebook account blocked by Adoramapix are not eligible.
5. Employees (or their immediate families) of Adoramapix, or any subsidiary are not eligible to win our¬†contests¬†or giveaways.
6. Unless otherwise noted, the termination date for eligibility is the final day at Midnight EST.
7. All prize information including prize value is listed with each¬†contest¬†announcement. In each¬†contest¬†or giveaway, we reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event that the original promised prize becomes unavailable. Some prizes may be awarded via gift certificate.
8. Adoramapix is not responsible for (1) cancellations, postponements, or delays; (2) Acts of God, war, terrorism, government regulation, disaster, fire, strikes, civil disorder, or other similar causes beyond the control of Adoramapix, their affiliated, parent, and subsidiary companies, advertising and promotional agencies and their immediate assigns, making it inadvisable, illegal, impossible, or impractical to continue the¬†Contest¬†or to perform under these Rules. Adoramapix makes no warranty, guarantee, or representation of any kind concerning any prize. Adoramapix reserves the right to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the¬†Contest, as appropriate, due to any other reason beyond the control of Adoramapix.
9. The ¬†prizes have no cash value. It may not be exchanged for cash.
10. ¬†¬†Content Restrictions: You may not submit or post anything that is offensive or violates any third party‚Äôs rights. For example, your¬†Contest¬†Entry must not contain or reference any of the¬†following:
‚ÄĘ Nudity or lewd, vulgar, indecent or obscene images (as determined by Sponsor‚Äôs sole discretion);
‚ÄĘ Material that violates or infringes another‚Äôs rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights; ( we have obtained permission of all artists pinned on our board, you may repin any on our boards or uplaod your own)
‚ÄĘ Material that is copyrighted, trademarked, protected by trade secrets or otherwise subject to a third party‚Äôs proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material;
‚ÄĘ Depiction of defamatory statements (including but not limited to words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or socioeconomic group);
‚ÄĘ Third-party trademarks, names or logos; or
‚ÄĘ Material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any country, state or province where the¬†Contest¬†Entry is created.
Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, disqualify any¬†Contest¬†Entry that does not comply with these Content Restrictions or that Sponsor otherwise deems to be inappropriate in its sole discretion. In the event of disqualification, the¬†Contest¬†Entry will not be judged or considered for a prize.
11. The winner does not have to be present at the time of announcement unless otherwise noted.
12. Winners automatically grant the use of their name and likeness in the promotion of this and other Adoramapix¬†contests.
13. Winners are responsible for applicable state or federal taxes as well as shipping and handling.¬†If you live outside the US you are responsible for any taxes, custom duties and shipping in the event you win.
14. While the¬†contests¬†are generally open to residents of any country, Adoramapix is not liable for any customs duties or delays. Proof of shipment to the winner‚Äôs address shall end any obligation to deliver any prize under these rules. Residents outside of the USA can either claim prize with a U.S. mail address or can request a gift certificate from¬†Adorama¬†of equal or lesser value to the Grand Prize.
15. Adoramapix is not responsible for issues regarding Internet access, Facebook downtime, bounced email or any other technical malfunction beyond its immediate control.
16. There may be only one prize winner per household every 60 days.
17. All Adoramapix¬†contests¬†and giveaways are subject to all federal, state, provincial, and local laws and void where prohibited. It is your responsibility to refrain from entry if our¬†contests¬†or giveaways are illegal in your jurisdiction. If you are declared a winner but¬†contests¬†and giveaways like these are illegal in your jurisdiction, your prize will be forfeited and given to a runner-up.
18. The photograph and or photo book, in its entirety, must be original material captured by the¬†Contest¬†entrant. By entering the¬†Contest, entrant represents, acknowledges and warrants that the submitted image is an original work by contestant and does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights of any person or entity, and that no other party has any right, title, claim or interest in the photograph.
19.¬†Copyright: By entering the¬†Contest,¬†¬†Photographer will retain all rights to photograph he/she submits. By entering photography contests, photographer hereby grants¬†Adoramapix¬†(sponsor) (1) a nonexclusive, unconditional, unrestricted, worldwide, irrevocable ,royalty-free license to reproduce, reformat, adapt, creative derivative works, distribute, transmit, display, make available and perform the photographs photographer submits to Adoramapix (sponsor) in and/or through any and all medium or media, now known or hereinafter developed or discovered, and (2) the right to use your name, city and state in promotions and other publications. Sponsors‚Äô use of the submissions may include without limitation, advertising, promotion and marketing ¬†for this year and subsequent years.¬†Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use. Additionally, by entering, each entrant grants to Adoramapix the unrestricted right to use all statements made in connection with the¬†Contest, and pictures or likenesses of¬†Contest¬†entrants, or choose not to do so, at their sole discretion. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use.
20.¬†IN NO EVENT WILL ANY¬†CONTEST¬†ENTITY BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE¬†CONTEST, ANY PRIZES WON, YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF ANY OF SPONSOR‚ÄôS WEBSITE OR THE FACEBOOK WEBSITE (INCLUDING SPONSOR‚ÄôS FACEBOOK PAGE) OR THE THIRD-PARTY APPLICATION, OR THE ACCESSING, UPLOADING, DOWNLOADING AND/OR PRINTING OF ANY MATERIAL AVAILABLE ON SAID SITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EVERYTHING ON THESE WEB SITES IS PROVIDED ‚ÄúAS IS‚ÄĚ WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS 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 EXCLUSIONS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
21. By entering the¬†Contest, you acknowledge that you have read, understand and will abide by these official rules. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these official rules, or the rights and obligations of you or Sponsor in connection with the¬†Contest, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of North Carolina, without regard to the conflict of laws principles. All dollar amounts referred to in these official rules are in U.S. dollars.