United Way Extreme Cubicle Makeover Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
The United Way Extreme Cubicle Makeover Contest (hereafter, “Contest”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia who are of legal age of majority in their state of residence and at least eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of entry.
Professional photographers (for the purposes of this Contest, a professional is defined as someone who earns a living in a designated field) and/or the employees, officers, directors, agents and representatives of the United Way Worldwide (hereafter, “Sponsor”), the National Football League its member professional football clubs, NFL Ventures, Inc., NFL Ventures, L.P., NFL Enterprises LLC, NFL Productions LLC, NFL International LLC, NFL Properties LLC and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, shareholders, wholesalers, retailers, distributors, suppliers, advertising and promotion agencies (the “NFL Entities”) (hereafter collectively, “Released Parties”), and each such individual’s immediate family members (mother, father, sister, brother, any child, husband, wife and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate or win a prize. Void where prohibited by law. All applicable federal, state and local laws apply. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You are providing your information, if any, to the Sponsor and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used for Contest purposes.
2. Promotion Period:
The Contest entry period begins 9:00:00 am Eastern Time (“ET”) on 8/1/11 and ends 11:59:59 pm ET on 9/11/11 (hereafter, “Promotion Period”).
3. How To Enter:
To participate, as outlined in the “How to Submit Entry” section (section 4) below, do all of the following: A) Show your NFL team pride and commitment to getting kids fit by decorating your workspace and transforming it into an Ultimate NFL Fan Zone; B) take up to three (3) digital color photographs of your Ultimate NFL Fan Zone; and C) create a photo description. Each entrant must obtain the appropriate written permissions and approvals from his/her employer to decorate his/her workspace and participate in this Contest. By participating, entrants agree to abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and judges, which are final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest.
Photos, photo captions and registration form shall be collectively referred to hereafter as the “Entry". Photos must be (i) an original, on which no image editing software has been used (except for as otherwise outlined in section 4 below); (ii) saved in the file formats and size limitations outlined above; and (iii) taken by you. Photo captions must be original. You may enter as often as you wish, however, to be eligible, each Entry (and the individual components therein) must be unique and substantially different and cannot have been previously published or submitted in this Contest or in any other competition or have won any previous awards, and must be (i) complete, (ii) in English (including background signs, posters, etc.), (iii) your original creation and solely owned by you. In addition, to be eligible, Entry must not include any unauthorized third party logos or any other third party intellectual property or general property other than NFL and NFL Team names or logos (collectively, the “Permitted Marks”) as specifically permitted hereunder. Entry cannot defame, or invade publicity and/or intellectual property rights or the privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or proprietary rights. Entry may also not contain, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, any content that is sexually explicit or suggestive; violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic; contains nudity; promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or use of any of the foregoing); promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous; promotes any particular political agenda or message; is obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group; misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about any persons or companies; contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others, without permission; contains any personal identification (other than as provided on the registration form) such as personal or company names or addresses; contains copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media) without permission; contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, professional athletes, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, without permission; contains look-alikes of professional athletes, celebrities or other public or private figures, living or dead; communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which Sponsor wishes to associate; and/or violates any law. Entries deemed by the judges, in their sole discretion, to be immoral, obscene, profane or not in keeping with Sponsor’s image or in violation of these Official Rules will be void. In the event of non-compliance with any requirements specified herein or with any of the terms of these Official Rules, Entry will be void.
If Entry contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant, and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the Entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the Entry by Sponsor in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the Entry (and, if such person is a minor, permission from that person’s parent or legal guardian). Sponsor reserves the right to request proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor from any entrant at any time. Failure to provide such proof may, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, render Entry null and void. By submitting an Entry, entrant warrants and represents that he/she and any person(s) appearing or who are identifiable in the Entry, as applicable consent to the submission and use of the Entry in this Contest and to its use as otherwise set forth herein.
Applicable rights owner grants to entrants a limited revocable, non-sublicensable, license to use Permitted Marks for the sole purpose of creating an Entry and entrant may make no further use whatsoever of Permitted Marks or the Entry for any purpose whatsoever. In addition, entrant recognizes all of the right, title, and interest in the Permitted Marks as well as all derivative works created using the Permitted Marks (including the Entry) shall vest exclusively in applicable rights owner, and entrant will not have or take any action that might harm or adversely affect such rights. No right, title, or interest in and to Permitted Marks except for the limited license granted to entrant in these Official Rules is transferred or created.
By submitting an Entry, entrant hereby grants the Released Parties, without any limitation of any other rights granted herein, permission for the Entry to be posted on https://www.facebook.com/pages/NFL-Lives-United/117035378348845 as outlined herein or on other websites (including, but not limited to liveunited.org and backtofootball.org) or in any media, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, for advertising, trade, promotional, and/or any other purposes. Entrant agrees that Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Entry.
By submitting an Entry, entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor may obtain many Entries in connection with this Contest and/or other contests staged and/or promoted by the Sponsor, and that such Entries may be similar or identical in theme, idea, format or other respects to other Entries submitted in connection with this Contest and/or other contests sponsored by the Sponsor or submitted for other reasons or other materials developed by the Sponsor. Entrant waives any and all claims entrant may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that any Entry and/or other works accepted, reviewed and/or used by the entrant may be similar to his/her Entry, or that any compensation is due to entrant in connection with such Entry or other works used by Sponsor.
4. How to Submit Entry:
To submit your Entry, a) visithttps://www.facebook.com/pages/NFL-Lives-United/117035378348845 during the Promotion Period and “Like” NFL Lives United; b) click on the
Contest image link to gain access to the registration form; and c) follow the provided instructions to complete the registration form, inclusive of your photo captions (one (1) for each photo you are uploading), upload up to three (3) photos of your Ultimate NFL Fan Zone and click “submit”. All Entries meeting the requirements outlined in the “How to Enter” section (section 3) above will advance to the Voting Round outlined in section 5 below.
Incomplete Entries and/or Entries containing inaccurate entrant information will be disqualified at Sponsor’s sole discretion. If the original digital photo(s) were saved at a lower resolution and submitted, save the original high resolutions for potential future use by Sponsor and its designees. Entries must be received by 11:59:59 pm ET on 9/11/11 to be eligible. The use of script, macro or any other device to automate or subvert the entry process is prohibited and all such Entries and Entries made by any other means which subvert the entry process will be void. In the case of a dispute as to the entrant who submitted an Entry, Entry will be deemed made by the person named on the applicable registration form (regardless of whether that is the name of the authorized account holder of the email address from which said Entry was submitted) and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. Other than as otherwise specified herein, neither Sponsor, nor anyone acting on its behalf, will enter into any communications with any entrant regarding Entry status (except for the purposes of notifying the winners) or acknowledge any Entry (or portion thereof) received. Any Entry not meeting all Entry requirements stated herein will be void. All entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
5. Voting Round:
The Voting Round begins 12:00:00 pm (noon) ET on 9/12/11 and ends 11:59:59 pm ET on 9/30/11 (hereafter, “Voting Round”). Voting is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (hereafter, “Voters”).
To vote for the Entry which you think shows the most NFL team pride and commitment to kids health, do all of the following: a) visit https://www.facebook.com/pages/NFL-Lives-United/117035378348845 during the Voting Round and “Like” NFL Lives United; b) click on the Contest image link to gain access to the gallery of Entries; and c) follow the prompts to cast your vote for the Entry in which you think shows the most NFL team pride and commitment to kids health. Limit of one (1) vote per e-mail address will be accepted per day. In case of votes received in excess of one (1) on any day from any one e-mail address, only the first vote received from that email address on such day will be accepted.
At the conclusion of the Voting Round, the votes submitted for each Entry will be tallied. The ten (10) Entries that received the highest number of votes will be determined the potential Finalists and, upon verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, will advance to the Finalist Round. In the event of a tie during the Voting Round, such tied Entries will be judged (by a panel of judges determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) based on NFL team pride and commitment to kids health: 0-100 points.
The use of automated devices (or any other devices intended to automate or subvert any aspect of entry or voting) to enter or cast a vote is prohibited and any Entry or vote through such means will, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, be void. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void any Entries or votes of entrants whom Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Contest or is in violation of these Official Rules. Eligible entrants are prohibited from obtaining votes by any fraudulent or inappropriate means, including, without limitation, offering prizes or other inducements to members of the public, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Neither Sponsor, nor anyone acting on its behalf, will enter into communications with any entrant regarding Contest other than to notify the potential winners. Sponsor reserves the right not to post or remove any Entry at any time.
6. Entry Judging:
All eligible Finalist Entries will be judged on the following criteria by Sponsor: 1) Level of NFL Passion Shown: 0-50 points; 2) Creativity: 0-25 points; and 3) Integration of Kid’s Health Promotion: 0-25 points.
The Entry receiving the highest score, as determined by the judges in their sole discretion, will be determined the potential Grand Prize winner, subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. In the event of a tie, the tied Entries will be re-judged by a separate “tie-breaking” judge based on: Level of NFL Passion Shown: 0-100 points.
7. Winner Notification:
Potential Grand Prize winner will be selected on or about 10/10/11 and will be notified by telephone and/or overnight mail and/or regular mail and/or email. Potential winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability and (where legal) Publicity Release and any other documents required by Sponsor within seven (7) days of date of issuance of notification. Potential Grand Prize winner may be required to provide further proof or verification of identity and qualifications along with a background check. Failure to comply may result in disqualification and, based on the criteria described above and time permitting, selection of next runner up as the potential Grand Prize winner. Noncompliance with any of these requirements, with these Official Rules, the inability to contact the potential winner within a reasonable time period, any notification being returned as non-deliverable may result in disqualification and, at Sponsor’s discretion, a runner-up being chosen. Prize winner status is subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.
(1) Grand Prize: A five (5)-day/four (4)-night trip for winner and one (1) guest to Indianapolis, IN to attend Super Bowl XLVI, currently scheduled to take place in February 2012. Trip consists of standard double occupancy hotel accommodations (one (1) room) for four (4) nights, $1,300 spending money for winner only awarded in the form of a check which may be used towards round trip air and/or ground transportation to and from IN and two (2) tickets to Super Bowl XLVI. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) = $3,900. Actual ARV may vary based upon location of winner’s residence. Trip must be taken on dates designated by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited in its entirety and, at Sponsor’s discretion, awarded to a runner-up. Exact seat locations are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. In the event Super Bowl XLVI is postponed, trip will be rescheduled. In the event Super Bowl XLVI is postponed and not rescheduled due to player strike, management lockout, labor dispute, or for any other reason, or if Sponsor is unable to provide tickets and/or admission for any reason, no compensation or substitution for such portion of the prize will be provided; however, the remainder of prize package will be awarded and Sponsor will have no further obligation to winner. Travel and accommodation restrictions and other restrictions may apply. Winner and his/her guest must travel together on same itinerary and are responsible for obtaining all required travel documents prior to travel. Released Parties are not responsible for travel delays or cancellations. The tickets are subject to the terms and conditions specified thereon. Unused tickets cannot be refunded, exchanged or applied towards tickets for events in any subsequent years. Winner and guest must comply with all venue rules and regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of such portion of the prize and removal from event. Released Parties reserve the right to remove or to deny attendance to any winner and/or guest who engages in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person at the game. Guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her state of residence (and at least 18) unless child or legal ward of winner and must execute and return a Liability/Publicity Release (where permitted by law) prior to travel. If guest is the child or legal ward of winner, winner must execute and return such Liability/Publicity Release (where permitted by law) on behalf of such child or legal ward. Certain travel restrictions may apply. Costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of a prize not specified herein as being awarded, including, but not limited to, all federal, state and local taxes, any/all transportation, food, beverages, luggage fees, souvenirs, gratuities and miscellaneous travel expenses are winner’s sole responsibility. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. All prize details are Sponsor’s sole discretion.
No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prize (or portion thereof) except by Sponsor who reserves the right to substitute the prize (or applicable portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value, as determined by Sponsor. Entrants agree, by entering, that 1) Sponsor and its designees may use (unless prohibited by law), entrant’s name, city and state of residence, Entry, prize information, photograph, voice and/or other likeness (including that of other persons) for advertising, trade, promotional, and/or any other purposes in any media (including but not limited to online at https://www.facebook.com/pages/NFL-Lives-United/117035378348845) now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without further compensation, permission or notification, and 2) the Released Parties shall have no liability and will be held harmless by entrant for any claim, action, liability, loss, injury or damages of any kind to entrant or any other person or entity, including, without limitation, personal injury or death to entrant or any other person or damage to personal or real property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize and any travel or travel-related activity thereto (including, but not limited to, attendance at the game), participation in this Contest, the tabulation of votes, or the use of any Entry by Sponsor, its designees or any third party. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, terminate or suspend this Contest (or any portion thereof) should virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Contest (or any portion thereof) and, in the event of termination, at its discretion, select the winner from those eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to event requiring such termination using the applicable judging procedure outlined herein and eligible, non-suspect votes as applicable.
Ownership/Assignment of Rights: Entrants warrant and represent that (1) Sponsor shall own the Entry (and all material and rights embodied therein) and that such Entry will not be acknowledged or returned; and (2) that by entering, the Entrant irrevocably assigns to Sponsor any and all rights, title and interest in the Entry including but not limited to all intellectual property rights; and (3) that Sponsor and its designees shall have, without limitation, the perpetual right worldwide to edit, adapt, modify, publish, exploit and use the Entry, and all elements of such entry, in any way and in any and all media now known or hereinafter discovered or devised, world-wide for trade, advertising, promotional, public relations and/or other purposes as Sponsor and/or its designees may determine without further permission from, or notification or consideration to entrants or any third parties. Entrants further agree to abide by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and judges, which shall be final and binding. Entrant's submission of an Entry constitutes his/her representation of eligibility, consent to participate in Contest and consent for Sponsor to obtain, use, and transfer his/her name, address and other information for the purpose of Contest administration.
Released Parties are not responsible for lost, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, inaccurate, undeliverable, garbled, late, stolen, damaged or misdirected Entries, photos or votes, all of which will be disqualified; failures or malfunctions of phones, phone lines or telephone systems or other communications or malfunctions; interrupted or unavailable network, server, cable, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP) or other connections; miscommunications, failed computer hardware or software or other technical failures; garbled, lost, misrouted, jumbled, delayed, or scrambled transmissions; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in any transmission or communication; traffic congestion on the Internet or for any technical problem, including but not limited to any injury or damage to entrants’ or any other person’s computer or other device related to or resulting from participation in the Contest, or downloading materials from or use of the website; theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries, photos or votes; or human-processing error; printing, typographical or other errors or omissions in these Official Rules or in any Contest-related advertisements or other materials; or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, technical, network, electronic; or errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the incorrect uploading of the photos, the processing or judging of Entries, photos or votes, the awarding or announcement of a winner and/or prize or in any other Contest-related materials. Sponsor reserves the right to void and remove any and all Entries and/or votes of an entrant and/or voter who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with, influence, or impair the administration, security, fairness, judging or proper play of Contest and such entrant and/or voter will be disqualified and all associated Entries and/or votes will be void. 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.
10. Winner’s Name:
For the name of the winner (available after 11/7/11), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by 11/7/11 to: United Way Extreme Cubicle Makeover Contest Winner, 701 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.
Sponsor/Promoter: United Way Worldwide, 701 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.
The NFL Entities will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in this sweepstakes or any prize awarded. The NFL Entities have not offered or sponsored this sweepstakes in any way.
The National Football League, its member professional football clubs, NFL Ventures, Inc., NFL Ventures, L.P., NFL Properties LLC, NFL Enterprises LLC and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees (collectively, the “NFL Entities”) will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in this contest or any prize awarded. The NFL Entities have not offered or sponsored this contest in any way.
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