Start: April 24, 2017 • End: June 16, 2017 • Draw: June 21, 2017
OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES AND REGULATIONS
Open to current UTH Florida University students
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. By entering the Contest, entrants agree to abide by these Official Contest Rules and Regulations (the “Official Rules”). The decisions of the Sponsor (defined below), the independent Contest organization with respect to all aspects of the Contest are final and binding on all entrants. The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Instagram. Facebook and Instagram are completely released of all liability by each entrant in this Contest. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to the University and not Facebook or Instagram.
SPONSOR & CONTEST PERIOD: The #UTHFloridaUniversity Win Contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by UTH Florida University (the “Sponsor”). The Contest begins at 10:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on April 24, 2017 and ends at 11:59:00PM ET on June 16, 2017 (the “Contest Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: To enter and be eligible to win, a person must; (i) at the time of entry, be a legal and active student of UTH Florida University. (ii) at the time of entry, have reached the age of majority in the province or territory in which he/she resides. Specifically excluded from entering the Contest are: (a) employees, shareholders, officers, directors, agents, representatives, Instagram representatives, and advertising and promotional agencies of the Sponsor, the independent Contest organization, prize supplier, and each of their respective subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, the “Contest Parties”); and (b) immediate family members (i.e. mother, father, brother, sister, son, daughter or legal or common-law spouse) of any person mentioned in 2(a) (regardless of where they live) or any person domiciled with any person mentioned in 2(a) (whether related to the person or not).
HOW TO ENTER THE CONTEST: To enter the Contest, you must meet the eligibility requirements (See Rule
By using Instagram through a wireless mobile device, standard text messaging and/or data rates may apply for each message sent or received from your device. Other charges may also be applied by your wireless carrier (consult your wireless plan for details before participating via wireless mobile device). Proof of participation by wireless mobile device is not a condition of entry.
VIDEO & DESCRIPTION FORMAT AND CONTENT REQUIREMENTS
Each Entry:Must be filmed in “selfie mode” style. must be a 60 sec. max Video showcasing from what part of the world are you recording your video from must show how you prepare and study online through the UTH Florida University platform must not depict or describe any life threatening or dangerous activity; must be in Spanish must include the Contest hashtag #UTHFloridaUniversity; must mention @UTHFlorida; must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Sponsor, contain any nude, sexually explicit, disparaging, discriminatory, libelous or other inappropriate content; including but not limited to crude, vulgar or offensive language and/or symbols; derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual, religious or other groups; content that endorses, condones and/or discusses any illegal, inappropriate or risky behavior or conduct (including but not limited to the use of alcohol or drugs); personal information of individuals, including, without limitation, names, telephone numbers and addresses (physical or electronic); must not contain unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk emails (also known as “spamming”), chain letters, pyramid schemes, the promotion of particular stocks of shares and other financial products and services, or any other form of unauthorized solicitation, or any form of lottery or gambling; must not contain software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, or limit the functioning of this Contest or any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any data or other information of any third party; must not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation; must be intended for family audience viewing and contain only content that, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the Sponsor, is suitable for all persons regardless of age; must not include reference to third parties/people (including, without limitation, celebrities or friends), who have not expressly authorized entrant to reference their image or likeness must not disparage any persons or organizations, including but limited to Sponsor must not include images of third party trademarks, logos, insignia, location signage, photographs, artwork, or sculpture, or websites except those belonging to the Sponsor, nor the names and likenesses of other individuals without their written consent; must not impersonate any person or entity, including any of the Sponsor’s employees, dealers, or representatives; must not contain any copyrighted works (other than as owned by the entrant); must not have been used for another contest or promotion; must contain entirely original materials; must be owned solely by the entrant; and must only be submitted once in this Contest.
By submitting a Video and a Description that includes the Hashtag and the Mention, each entrant warrants and represents that such content complies with these Official Rules. If you are using a Video depicting a person other than yourself (or if the Video was taken by a person other than yourself), you must first obtain the permission of that person to use their image or the Video (as applicable). The onus for obtaining such consent rests entirely with the entrant. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for obtaining such consent or for use of posted Videos or Descriptions.
The Sponsor will screen Entries during the Contest Period prior to the Entries being entered in the Grand Prize draw. Any Entry that the Sponsor deems, in its sole discretion, to violate the terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules will not be eligible and the applicable entrant will not be provided an Entry in relation thereto.
GRAND PRIZE: There will be one (1) Grand Prize (the “Grand Prize”) available to be won consisting of One (1) $50 Visa gift card. The issuer of the Gift Card will be the sponsor itself (UTH Florida University). The Gift Card is subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer. See back of Gift Card for details and restrictions. The Grand Prize must be accepted as awarded without substitution and is not transferable, not for resale and has no cash surrender value. The Sponsor reserves the right, in the event that the Grand Prize cannot be awarded as described for any reason, to substitute another prize of equal or greater value without liability. GRAND PRIZE DRAW: The Grand Prize draw will be held on June 21, 2017 from among all eligible Entries received during the Contest Period to determine the Grand Prize selected entrant (the “Selected Entrant”). For the avoidance of doubt, the content of an entrant’s Photo/Video and Description will not be taken into account as part of the Grand Prize Draw as long as such content is in compliance with these Official Rules including but not limited to the Video & Description Format and Content Requirements in Rule 5 above. The odds of winning the Grand Prize depend on the total number of eligible Likes received on the Instagram and/or Facebook video reposted on the UTH Florida University accounts during the Contest Period. Whichever has more will be consider as the winner.
The Sponsor will attempt to contact the Selected Entrant using Instagram Direct or Facebook private message by sending the Account associated with the selected Entry a direct message within two (2) business days of the Entry being selected as the potential winner. The Selected Entrant will then be asked to provide his/her contact information including full name, telephone, and email address to the Sponsor using Instagram Direct, Facebook private message and/or a specified email address within two (2) business days so that a declaration and release form (the “Release Form”) can be issued.
The Selected Entrant will also be required to sign and return within five (5) business days of notification the Sponsor’s Declaration and Release Form, which (among other things): (a) confirms compliance with these Official Rules including eligibility requirements; (b) acknowledges acceptance of the Prize as awarded; (c) releases the Contest Parties, Instagram, Facebook, and each of their respective agents and associated companies and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability in connection with this Contest, the selected entrant’s participation therein and/or the awarding and use/misuse of the Grand Prize and (d) agrees to the publication, reproduction and/or other use of the Grand Prize winner’s name, address, voice, statements about the Contest, video or other likeness without further notice or compensation, in any publicity or advertisement carried out by the Sponsor in any manner whatsoever, including print, broadcast and the internet. The Grand Prize will be emailed to the Grand Prize winner at the provided email address within thirty (30) days of Sponsor’s receipt and verification of his/her Release Form (and subject to compliance with all other conditions and requirements provided in these Official Rules).
GENERAL: By entering into the Contest and/or accepting the Prize, each entrant consents to the use of Entry without remuneration, in connection with any publicity carried out by or on behalf of the Sponsor with respect to this Contest or future marketing campaigns and agrees to abide and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the independent Contest organization with respect to all aspects of the Contest, which are final. By entering and uploading a Photo/Video and Description in the Contest, each entrant: (i) grants to the Sponsor, in perpetuity, a non-exclusive license to publish, display, reproduce, modify, edit or otherwise use his/her Photo/Video and Description without compensation of any kind, in whole or in part, for advertising or promoting the Contest or for any other reason; (ii) waives all moral rights in and to his/her Photo/Video and Description in favor of the Sponsor; and (iii) agrees to release, indemnify and hold harmless the Releasees from and against any and all claims related, directly or indirectly, to his/her Photo/Video and Description – including, without limitation, claims based on publicity rights, defamation, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trade-mark infringement or any other intellectual property related or other cause of action. For greater certainty, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, elect to use, in whole or in part, any Photo/Video and Description entered into the Contest for its own future advertising and/or promotional activities, without notice or compensation to the entrant. Each entrant warrants to the Sponsor and its agents, parent, affiliated or related companies, subsidiaries, divisions, prize supplier, the independent Contest organization, and promotional and advertising agencies and administrators that the Photo/Video and Description associated with his/her Entry does not contravene or infringe on any individual’s legal or civil rights or the copyright or other intellectual property rights of any individual or entity. No correspondence will be exchanged or agreement entered into with entrants except with the selected entrant.
The Releasees accept no responsibility for loss, damage, or claims caused by or resulting from the Contest or the Grand Prize.
The Releasees are released by each entrant from any and all liability in relation to: (i) any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of participation in the Contest or the Prize and/or failure of Instagram/Facebook and the Releasees do not assume any responsibility for incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry information, technical malfunctions, human or technical error, printing errors, lost, delayed or garbled data or transmissions, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or failures of any telephone or computer lines or networks, computer equipment, software, failure of an entry to be received because of technical malfunctions or traffic congestion on the Internet or any website or operation of the functionality of Instagram/Facebook (including but not limited to filtering of content by Instagram/Facebook), or any combination thereof or for any damage to an entrant’s or any person’s smart phone; and (ii) his/her participation in any Contest-related activity or the acceptance, use, or misuse of the Prize (if applicable), including but not limited to costs, injuries, losses related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light, or from any and all claims of third parties arising there from. Entry material/data that have been tampered with are void. The use of an invalid Account will disqualify the applicable Entry. In the event of a dispute, Entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the Instagram Account submitted at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned an Instagram Account by Instagram. A selected entrant may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the Instagram/Facebook Account associated with the selected Entry. The sole determinant of the time for the purposes of a valid Entry in this Contest will be the Contest server machine(s).
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of the Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants and the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with (i) the laws of the United States of America. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest could be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made; the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. This Contest is subject to all federal, provincial/territorial, and municipal laws.
In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest related materials, including, but not limited to point of sale, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control to the fullest extent permitted by law.