GOOD Worldwide, LLC. (“GOOD”) Contest Terms and Conditions
OFFICIAL RULES: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCES OF WINNING.
The “GOOD + Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Contest” (“Contest”) is open to legal U.S. residents only, ages 18 and older at time of entry. Employees of GOOD, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, their affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and production agencies, electronic media firms, and members of their immediate families or households, are not eligible to participate. Void where prohibited by law. Federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
How to Enter
Entrants may begin submitting entries on August 2, 2010 at 12:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”). All entries must be submitted by August 16, 2010 at 11:59PM Pacific Time ("PT").
E-mail original submissions to projects (at) goodinc (dot) com. All submissions must include entrant’s full name, e-mail address and the subject line: “GOOD / Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Contest”. Limit of one entry per person or e-mail address. Entrants must be the authorized account holder of the e-mail account from and for which the entry is made. By entering this Contest, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules.
By submitting an entry to GOOD, entrants hereby grant to GOOD, GOOD sponsors, their affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees and assigns an irrevocable, perpetual and royalty-free right to use, reproduce, edit, display, transmit, prepare derivative works of, modify, publish and otherwise make use of the submitted work in any and all media, whether now known or hereinafter created, throughout the world and for any purpose. In addition to other things, the rights granted to GOOD includes, but is not limited to, the right to resize, crop, censor, compress, edit, feature, caption, affix logos to, and to otherwise alter or make use of the submitted works.
By submitting an entry to GOOD, entrants hereby represent and warrant that the submitted work does not and shall not infringe on any copyright, any rights of privacy or publicity of any person, or any other right of any third party, and entrant has the right to grant any and all rights and licenses granted to GOOD herein, including but not limited to all necessary rights under copyright, free and clear of any claims or encumbrances.
Entrants acknowledge and agree that GOOD shall have no obligation to post, display or otherwise make publicly available any submissions, and may, in its sole and unfettered discretion, remove, edit, modify or delete any submission to GOOD.
Entrants understand and intend that submissions to GOOD may be available for viewing, rating, review and comment on by the public, and understand that comments or ratings with which entrants may disagree with or are unhappy about may be published or otherwise become associated with any work they submit to GOOD. By submitting entries to GOOD, entrants hereby waive any privacy expectations that they may have with respect to any submissions to GOOD.
Entrants hereby agree to hold GOOD, GOOD sponsors, their affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees and assigns harmless from and against, and hereby waive any right to pursue, any claims of any nature arising in connection with the inclusion in, publication via or display on any GOOD site, or any other use authorized under these Terms, of any submissions to GOOD.
Any submission by an entrant to GOOD shall be the property of GOOD, and GOOD shall have no obligation to preserve, return or otherwise make available to you or others any work so submitted.
An all-expense-paid trip to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation event, scheduled to take place on September 20, 2010. Expenses shall include airfare to the event, hotel accommodations at the event, a ground transportation stipend and a stipend for meals. Any expenses not mentioned above are the winner’s responsibility. Many will enter; however, only one entrant will win: winner will be selected entirely at the discretion of GOOD and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Total estimated retail value of all prizing $3,600.
Awarding the Prize
The winner will be announced on August 24, 2010.
The winner will be notified by e-mail and may be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility (“Affidavit”), which must be returned within 14 days of the date on the notification or an alternate winner will be selected. In addition, each winner must complete successfully, as determined in GOOD’s sole discretion, a background check and security screening, or an alternate winner will be selected. Any prize notification or prize returned as undeliverable will be awarded to an alternate winner. No substitution for the prize, unless at GOOD’s sole discretion. Prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash. Taxes are the winner’s responsibility. Prize acceptance constitutes permission (except where prohibited) to use winner’s name and likeness for advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation.
Neither GOOD, GOOD sponsors nor employees of GOOD may be held liable for any warranty, costs, damage, injury, or any other claims incurred as a result of usage of a prize once possession has been taken by winner. The winner acknowledges that prize is awarded “as is” and that any representation, guarantee or warranty, express or implied, in law or in fact, relative to any prize is expressly disclaimed. GOOD and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are not liable for any loss arising out of, or in connection with, or resulting from, any contest promoted by GOOD.
If the specified prize becomes unavailable due to unforeseen circumstances, GOOD may substitute a prize of like or equal value.
Release of Liability
By entering, the entrants agree to hold harmless GOOD, GOOD sponsors, its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, from and against, any and all rights, claims and causes of action whatsoever that they may have, or which may arise, against any of them for any liability for any matter, cause or thing whatsoever, including but not limited to any injury, loss, damage, whether direct, compensatory, incidental or consequential, to person, including death and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from their acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize in the Contest, or their participation in the Contest, or their participation in any Contest or prize-related activity.
GOOD, GOOD sponsors and its agents are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete or illegible entries or Internet technical, hardware, software, telephone, or transmission failures of any kind, which may limit a person’s ability to enter the Contest. GOOD and its agents are not responsible for any injury or damage to entrants’ or any other person’s computer related to, or resulting from, entering or downloading any materials in the Contest.
GOOD reserves the right to cancel or suspend advertising the Contest on the Internet should a computer virus, unauthorized intervention or other cause corrupt the integrity or proper conduct of the promotion. Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in an entrant’s disqualification. GOOD further reserves the right to disqualify any entrant found to be disrupting the operation of the Contest or its Web site, or who is otherwise deemed ineligible as determined in GOOD’s sole discretion. No transfer or assignment of entries is permitted.
GOOD reserves the right to alter any rules of any contest at any time. Send any inquiries or complaints about the Contest to info (at) goodinc (dot) com.