Best Birthdays of 2020 Photo Contest – Official Rules

Contest Rules

 

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE, LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

Eligibility: The “Best Birthdays of 2020 Photo Contest” (“Contest”) is open to legal residents of fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who sign up at www.brookeitforward.org or https://woobox.com/ryvmiq. Entrants must be eighteen (18) years of age or older as of their date of entry in this promotion in order to qualify. This contest is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations and void where prohibited by law. Alone Foundation’s employees, its subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, and directors (collectively the “Employees”), as well as members of an Employees’ immediate family and/or those living in the same household of Employees are ineligible to participate in the “Best of Birthdays 2020 Photo Contest.”

Sponsorship. The sponsor is Alone Foundation (“Sponsor”), located 3622 Joyce Drive, Mandeville, LA, 70448. Sponsor will conduct the “Best of Birthdays 2020 Photo Contest.” substantially as described in these Official Rules.

Agreement to Rules: By entering this Contest, the Entrant (“You”) agrees to abide by the Sponsor’s Official Rules and decisions, which are fully and unconditionally binding in all respects. The Sponsor reserve the right to refuse, withdraw, or disqualify any entry at any time at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. By entering this Contest, You represent and warrant that You are eligible to participate based on eligibility requirements explained in the Official Rules. You also agree to accept the decisions of the Sponsor as final and binding as it relates to the content of this “Best of Birthdays 2020 Photo Contest.”

Contest Period: The Contest begins on May 20, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. Central and ends on June 12, 2020 at 4:58 a.m. Central (the “Contest Period”). Entries that are submitted before or after the Contest Period will be disqualified.

How to Enter: Eligible entrants can enter The “Best Birthdays of 2020 Photo Contest” by submitting an entry via the online form provided at at www.brookeitforward.org or https://woobox.com/ryvmiq. As a participant, your entry must fully meet all Contest requirements, as specified in the Official Rules, in order to be eligible to win a prize. Incomplete entries or those that do not adhere to the Official Rules or specifications will be disqualified at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.

Limit one (1) entry per person, per email address, and per household for the duration of the Contest Period, regardless of method of entry. Entries received from any person, e-mail address, or household in excess of the stated limitation will be void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

Prizes: The Winner(s) of the “Best Birthdays of 2020 Photo Contest” (the “Winner”) will be awarded a prize as follows: First Place Vote (1) – $50 gift card; Second Place Vote (1) – $25 gift card; and Last Place Vote (1) – $15 gift card. Any ties will be decided by random drawing(s) from all potential winners resulting in a tie. If more than one tie, then a separate drawing will be held for each prize wherein there is a tie. Voters are allowed one vote per email address per day during the Contest period. The actual/appraised prize value may differ at the time the prize is awarded. The prize(s) shall be determined solely by the Sponsor. There shall be no cash or other prize substitution permitted except at the Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is non-transferable. The Winner, upon acceptance of the prize, is solely responsible for all expenses related to the prize, including without limitation any and all local, state, and federal taxes. The Winner shall not transfer assignment of the prize to others nor shall the Winner request the cash equivalent or prize substitution. By accepting the prize, the selected Winner grants permission for the Sponsor to use the Winner’s likeness, entry, and name for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation unless prohibited by law.

Odds: The total number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning.

Selection and Notification of Winner: The Winner will be selected by a community vote under the supervision of the Sponsor. The Sponsor will notify the Winner(s) by email, mail or phone within five, (5) days following Winner selection. The Sponsor is not responsible for nor shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to email security settings that may cause notifications to be marked as spam or junk email. Nor shall be Sponsor be liable for the Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the Winner 1) fails to claim the prize within five (5) days from the time the award notification was sent, 2) is found ineligible, or 3) does not complete and return an executed declaration and release within the specified timeframe, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner may be selected. Receipt of the prize offered in the “Best Birthdays of 2020 Photo Contest” by the Winner is upon the condition of compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. IF THE WINNER VIOLATES ANY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES, THE WINNER (AT THE SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL BE DISQUALIFIED, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

Rights Granted by You: By submitting an entry (e.g., text, video, photo, etc.) into this Contest, You understand and agree that the Sponsor, any individual acting on the Sponsor’s behalf, and the licensees successors, and assigns of the Sponsor shall, where permitted by law, have the right to print, publish, broadcast, distribute and use in any media known now or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, worldwide, and without limitation, your submission, name, photo, portrait, voice, likeness, image, statements about the “Best Birthdays of 2020 Photo Contest” and your biographical information for news, publicity, advertising, promotional purposes, trade, information, and public relations without any further notice, review, consent, compensation, or remuneration.

By submitting an entry in the “Best Birthdays of 2020 Photo Contest”, the Entrant verifies the entry is his/her own original work and not violate anyone’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. Should Entrant submit an entry that infringes upon the intellectual property rights of others said entry shall be disqualified. Should any claims that arise against the Sponsor as a result of said infringement, You shall defend or settle against such claims at your sole expense, and You shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Sponsor from any suit or other legal action.

Terms & Conditions: In its sole discretion, the Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend, cancel, or terminate the Contest should non-authorized human intervention, a bug or virus, fraud, or other causes beyond the Sponsor’s control, impact or corrupt the security, fairness, proper conduct, or administration of the Contest. The Sponsor, in the event of any of the above issues, may determine the Winner based on all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by the Sponsor. Individuals who tamper with or attempt to tamper with the operation or entry process of the Contest or website or violates these Terms & Conditions will be disqualified by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. In its sole discretion, the Sponsor has the right to maintain the integrity of the Contest, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: identify any disallowed entry methods that will result in votes/entries being voided; examples: multiple entries from the same user; multiple entries from the same computer beyond the number allowed by the Contest rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Attempts by any entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the “Best Birthdays of 2020! Photo Contest” may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. If any such attempt is made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Limitation of Liability: Your entry into this Contest constitutes Your agreement to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and its subsidiaries, representatives, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, successors, agents, assigns, directors, employees, and officers against and from any and all claims, liability, illness, injury, death, litigation, loss, or damages that may occur, directly or indirectly from participation in the Contest and/or the 1) Winner accepting, possessing, using, or misusing of any awarded prize or any portion thereof; 2) any type of technical failure; 3) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, phone, or Internet service; 4) unauthorized intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; 5) electronic error or human error in the Promotion administration or the processing of entries.

Disputes: THIS CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE STATE OF LOUISIANA WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. The Entrant agrees, as a condition of participating in this promotion, that if any disputes cannot be resolved between the Entrant and the Sponsor, and if causes of action arise out of or are connected with this Contest, they shall be individually resolved exclusively before a court located in Louisiana having jurisdiction, without resorting to any form of class action. Under no circumstances in any such dispute shall the participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Contest). The participant waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the Alone Foundation website. Click here https://brookeitforward.org/donor-privacy-policy/to read the Privacy Policy.

Winners List: You may obtain a copy of the Winner’s name(s) or a copy of these Official Rules, by sending your request via email to marie@brookeitforward.org or by mail with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Alone Foundation, 1134 Belvedere St., Unit B, Cincinnati, OH 45202 USA. Requests must be postmarked no later than June 21, 2020.

Social Media -Specific Rules:: The Contest] hosted by Alone Foundation is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or any other social media channel.