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Sharp Creative Arts Showcase Contest
Terms and Conditions
IMPORTANT – READ CAREFULLY. No purchase is necessary to enter or win. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Void where prohibited. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Facebook. BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, YOUR ENTRY MATERIALS, AS DEFINED BELOW, MAY BE INCLUDED IN SPONSOR’S COMMERCIAL MATERIAL, AS WELL AS AT SPONSOR’S WEBSITE OR SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS.
CONTEST PROCEDURES: To enter the Sharp Creative Arts Showcase Contest (“Contest”), a participant must (i) visit the competition page on The Loop website located at http://www.theloop.com.au/insight/submit-your-creative-work-win-prizes-and-get-more-exposure-/5908 (“Website”); and (ii) Fill out the entry form (i.e. enter your name, email address) and click submit button which will send an automated email with further instruction for content submission (iii) upload your content, either by emailing images and audio to the specified email address or providing a link to video files in a dropbox folder or similar service. By submitting an entry, participants hereby agree to these Terms and Conditions and the rules outlined in the competition. By opting in during the entry process, participants hereby agree to receive the further content from Sharp in the future. Participants submitting more than one (1) entry will be disqualified from the Contest. All entrants must have access to the Internet in order to participate in this Event. Normal Internet, phone and usage charges imposed by your online or phone service may apply.
JUDGING: The Sponsor and its panel of judges will review, judge and select three (3) winners (individually, a “Winner and collectively, “Winners”) for this Contest based on the creativity of an eligible participant’s User Generated Content, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. The eligible participants that submit the top three best User Generated Content based on the foregoing criteria will be entitled to receive the first, second and third place prizes (referred to as the “First Prize”, “Second Prize”, and “Third Prize” respectively) as further described below. Each entry will be individually judged based creative merit by the Sponsor and its panel of judges. Decisions of the Sponsor and its panel of judges are final and will be binding on each person who enters the Contest and no correspondence will be entered into.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY: No purchase is necessary to enter or win the Contest. A purchase will not increase a participant’s chances of winning. Use of automated devices is prohibited. The Contest shall commence at 12:00 pm (AEDST) on 7 July, 2014 and shall continue in effect until 11:59pm (AEDST) on 20 July, 2014 (“Contest Period”). Any entry received after the expiry of the Contest Period will be deemed invalid. No responsibility is accepted for late, lost, delayed or misdirected entries. Any entry received after the expiry of the Contest Period will be deemed invalid.
ELIGIBILITY: The Contest is open to legal residents of Australia over the age of 18 as of the date of entry. Individuals employed by the Sharp Corporation, or its affiliates or any company associated with the administration of the Contest, are not eligible. Void where prohibited or restricted. Each entry must be entered in accordance with these Terms and Conditions. By entering this Contest, participants agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and the decisions of the Sponsor and/or its agents, including decisions regarding which participant is awarded a prize. Eligible participants must comply with all entrance requirements published by the Sponsor in connection with this Contest.
SUBMITTED CONTENT: By submitting content, you acknowledge that your work will be used as part of a showcase video to be compiled by the Sharp Corporation for use in promotional materials. The original content will remain the intellectual property of the original artists with no loss of their original intellectual property rights. However, the resulting video will be considered a new piece of work and deemed the intellectual property of the Sharp Corporation with all rights reserved. Entrants are given rights to share and use the video as part of their portfolio in its entirety without alteration. All artists will be given proper credit in the video with their name and a link to their loop profile to ensure viewers understand the source of the content.
By entering, you acknowledge that your User Generated Content may be posted at Sponsor’s website or on social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor has no obligation to use or post any entry you submit. Entries posted are the views/opinions of the individual entrant and do not reflect the views of Sponsor in any manner. By submitting User Generated Content, each participant certifies that the User Generated Content does not infringe any third party’s rights or otherwise violate any law, including publicity or privacy rights, and each participant certifies that he/she (i) is the sole owner of the User Generated Content or (ii) has obtained all necessary consents to upload the User Generated Content. Participants shall not submit any User Generated Content that includes offensive or illegal content, including without limitation, any User Generated Content that is libellous, slanderous or defamatory of any entity or person, or which contains obscene or pornographic material. Each participant agrees that if any of the foregoing representations are untrue, in whole or in part, such participant may be required to indemnify and hold the Sponsor, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, harmless from and against any costs, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees) arising out of or in connection with any claim or allegation that, if true, would be a breach of the representations above.
By submitting User Generated Content, each entrant hereby grants to the Sponsor, including its affiliates and subsidiaries, a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to use, modify, reproduce, display, distribute, and otherwise exploit (in any manner whatsoever) such User Generated Content. The foregoing license grant is not contingent upon anything.
PRIZES: The Winners will be announced on 4 August, 2014 online at http://www.theloop.com.au
The “First Prize” Winner will be entitled to receive one Sharp LLP202V LCD monitor (approximate retail value of AUD$1600.00), and a one (1) year subscription to a single Adobe creative cloud application of their choice (approximate retail value of AUD$239.88), The aggregate approximate retail value of the “First Prize” is $1839.88.
The “Second Prize” Winner will be entitled to receive one Sharp LLS201A LCD monitor (approximate retail value of AUD$899.00), and a one (1) year subscription to a single Adobe creative cloud application of their choice (approximate retail value of AUD$239.88). The aggregate approximate retail value of the “First Prize” is $1138.88.
The “Third Prize” Winner will be entitled to receive a one (1) year subscription to a single Adobe creative cloud application of their choice (approximate retail value of AUD$239.88). The aggregate approximate retail value of the “Third Prize” is AUD$239.88
The aggregate approximate retail value of all prizes being given out in this contest is AUD$3218.64.
The Sponsor accepts no responsibility for any variation in a prize or prize values. No component of a prize can be transferred or redeemed for cash. In the event that any of the prizes become unavailable, the Sponsor reserves the right to provide a similar product of the same or greater value as the original prize, subject to any applicable laws or written directions made under applicable legislation. The approximate values of each prize set forth above represents Sponsor’s good faith determination of the retail value thereof, and the actual fair market values, as ultimately determined by Sponsor, are final and binding and cannot be challenged or appealed. Sponsor has made no warranty or guarantee in whole or in part, express or implied, in fact or in law, in relation to the use of any prize including, but not limited to, its quality, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or suitability for use.
THE WINNERS: The Winners will be notified via email. If a Winner cannot be contacted or fails to confirm his/her eligibility and mailing address within seventy-two (72) hours of notification, an alternate winner may be selected from the remaining eligible entries. Any prize notification or prize returned as undeliverable will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. The Winners are responsible for all applicable taxes (national, regional, federal, state, local, provincial and/or foreign) and related reporting obligations, associated with acceptance and use of a prize. Once a prize has been delivered to a Winner, all liability for any loss or damage, including any property damage, personal injury, or death to the Winner or any third party arising from the use of any prize awarded shall be the sole responsibility of the Winner and the Winner shall indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and its affiliates for any claims therefore. The Winner is responsible for any and all other costs and expenses not listed above. Prizes may be reported as income to the Winner and Winner will be responsible for payment and reporting of all applicable taxes associated with the receipt of a prize. The name of the prize winners and the city/town/suburb in which they live will be published at http://www.theloop.com.au on 4 August 2014 and the winners will be notified via the email address provided during registration.