U.S. Army/106 & Park Connect “What Strengthens You” Contest --Official Rules.
OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY OPEN ONLY TO INVITED CLIENTS OF BLACK ENTERTAINMENT TELEVISION LLC WHO ARE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES (EXCLUDING PUERTO RICO, THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, AND OTHER U.S. COMMONWEALTHS, TERRITORIES AND POSSESSIONS), 18 YEARS OR OLDER. 1. HOW TO ENTER: This contest begins at 6pm ET Monday, November 16, 2009 and ends at 6pm ET Tuesday, December 28, 2009. To enter the contest via BET.com click on the link to the host’s website by, logging on to www.BET.com/contests and enter the registration information. A link to the contest host site 106 & Park Connect will be provided where you can upload your video. Click on “Upload Video” and submit the video in one of the suggested formats. Each entrant, who must be an invited client of Black Entertainment Television LLC (“BET”) and 18 years or older on the date of the submission, will upload a video to BET.com explaining what motivates him or her to accelerate to the next level by leveraging the “Army Strong” message. All video submissions must be received by BET.com no later than 6pm ET on Friday December 11, 2009. By submitting a video in the Contest, the entrant represents and warrants to the Sponsor that: (a) the entrant is, 18 years of age or older on the date of submission; (b) is the only person appearing in the video ; and (c) is the copyright owner of the video content or is otherwise licensed to use such content. The video submission must comply with the following standards: a) b) d) Video must be no more than two minutes (3:00) in length; Any lyrics used must be 100% original and not infringe upon any copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property rights; Video must be “radio-friendly” and contain absolutely NO obscene, profane or other objectionable words; sexually explicit or derogatory lyrics, images or gestures; or objectionable content of any form; and Video must not mock, ridicule or disparage the Contest Sponsor, or its products or services, or any ethnic, religious or national group, gender, or sexual orientation.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to disqualify any entrant that violates these standards.
Entries submitted in connection with this Contest must not contain any copyrighted works (other than as owned or licensed by the entrant (collectively, “Authorized Assets”)). Any elements appearing in your Entry, including without limitation music, audio, speech/voiceovers, stills, video or other audiovisual materials (collectively, “Elements”) used must be entirely original, created and performed by you, be fully in the public domain, or be an Authorized Asset. Use of any Element or other material that is not original, not fully in the public domain or not an Authorized Asset may result in disqualification of Entry, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. In addition, by uploading or creating an Entry in this Contest, each entrant: (i) WARRANTS AND REPRESENTS THAT THE ENTRANT IS THE INDIVIDUAL PICTURED AND HEARD IN THE ENTRY ; (ii) WARRANTS AND REPRESENTS THAT HIS/HER ENTRY, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF ANY AUTHORIZED ASSETS CONTAINED THEREIN: (a) IS ORIGINAL TO THE ENTRANT, HAS BEEN LEGALLY OBTAINED AND CREATED, AND THAT THE ENTRANT OWNS ALL RIGHTS TO THE ENTRY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE VIDEO OR DIGITAL RECORDING, AND THE PERFORMANCE CONTAINED IN ANY OF THE ABOVE; (b) DOES NOT INFRINGE THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, PRIVACY OR PUBLICITY RIGHTS OR ANY OTHER LEGAL OR MORAL RIGHTS OF ANY THIRD PARTY, OR VIOLATE APPLICABLE LAWS, REGULATIONS, OR NETWORK STANDARDS; (c) HAS NOT BEEN ENTERED IN OR WON PREVIOUS CONTESTS OR AWARDS; AND (d) HAS NOT BEEN PUBLISHED PREVIOUSLY, AND WILL NOT BE PUBLISHED OR UPLOADED, TO ANY OTHER MEDIUM, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY ONLINE VIDEO SERVICE; (iii) irrevocably grants to Sponsor and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, assigns, agents and licensees, the exclusive unconditional and perpetual right and permission to copyright (as appropriate), reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse (without limitation as to when or to the number of times used) the Entry in whole or in part, including, but not limited to, the audio and/or video recording and performances contained in any of the above items (in each case, as submitted or as edited/modified in any way by the Sponsor, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion), as well as the entrant’s name, address, image, voice, likeness, statements, biographical material and any additional photographic images, video images, audio recordings, portraits, interviews or other materials relating to the entrant and arising out of his/her participation in this Contest (with or without using the entrant’s name) (collectively, the “Additional Materials”) in perpetuity in any media throughout the world, whether now known or later created, for any purpose, without limitation, and without additional review, compensation, or approval from the entrant or any other party; (iv) acknowledges and agrees that (a) Sponsor and other entrants have access to and/or may create or have created literary, film, tape and/or other materials, ideas and concepts which may be similar or identical to an Entry in theme, idea, plot, format, characters and/or other respects; (b) the entrant will not be entitled to any compensation or other
FITNESS, FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS. Sponsor reserves the right, at their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual they find, in their sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or Website; to be in violation of the Terms of Service of the Sponsor’s web site, to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, or like entry methods will void all such entries by such methods. In the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same email account, the authorized subscriber of the email account used to enter the Contest at the actual time of the entry will be deemed to be the participant and must comply with these rules. Authorized account subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization, which is responsible for assigning email addresses email, addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. 7. DISPUTES: As a condition of participating in this Contest, entrant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively, before a court located in the District of Columbia having competent jurisdiction, which Court shall apply the laws of the District of Columbia without regards for doctrines of Conflict of Law. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, nor consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorney’s fees, other than entrant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with entering this Contest), and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. 8. WINNERS’ LIST: For a list of prize winners, available after January 9, 2009, mail a self-addressed stamped envelope to: “What Strengthens You Contest” to BET.com, 1540 Broadway, 26th & 27th Floors, New York, NY 10036. Washington and Vermont residents may omit return postage when requesting list of prize winners. 9. SPONSOR: BET.com, 1540 Broadway, 26th & 27th Floors, New York, NY 10036. © 2009 BET.com, 1540 Broadway, 26th & 27th Floors, New York, NY 10036.
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