Christmas Contest Terms and Conditions
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER THIS CONTEST
The Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com Christmas Contest (“Contest”) begins at 12:00 A.M. CST , November 1, 2008. All entries must be received by 12:00 A.M. CST , December 31st, 2008.
One (1) Winner will receive a US $50 Gift Card/Certificate at Amazon.com. Additional prizes may be added upon the Sponsor's discretion.
ODDS OF WINNING:
Odds of winning will be determined by the number of entries received.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS CONTEST:
Go to http://www.easy-party-ideas-and-games.com/christmas-contest.html and complete the online submission form. No purchase is necessary.
Enter as often as you wish!
Entries must be approved by Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com prior to posting on the website and may be edited. Only those entries posted on the website, www.easy-party-ideas-and-games.com, will be eligible for a prize.
Once submitted, entries and photographs become the sole property of Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com.
Submissions must be written in your own words and not be copied from any other source. Any photos that are uploaded must have been taken by you or a family member, or free of copywright.
Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com is not responsible for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects in part or whole, delays in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for any technical or non-technical network, telephonic, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate or partial transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any web site or any combination thereof. Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com is not responsible for any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any materials from the Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com website. All entries become Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com's property and will not be returned. Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com reserves the right to cancel temporarily or permanently the electronic method of Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com “Christmas Contest” entries if it becomes technically corrupted.
DISQUALIFICATION: All of your entries in this and all other contests sponsored by Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com in the past, present, or future, will be automatically disqualified without notice or recourse if you promote the Contest through unsolicited commercial Email, multiple repetitive postings or inappropriate postings.
All of your entries will be disqualified, at the sole discretion of Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com, if you attempt (i) to enter the Contest through any means other than as described in these Official Rules; or (ii) to disrupt the Contest, circumvent the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, or in any way tamper with the Contest. If either of the above occurs, Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com has the right to remedy any such action, disruption, or circumvention, and to seek damages from you to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Contest void where prohibited by law. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. By entering the Contest you represent to Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com that you are at least 18 years of age. Employees of Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com and its immediate families and members of their households are not eligible to participate in this Contest. By registering to win the prize, the winner grants Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com permission to use his/her name (including screen name) and likeness for advertising and future promotion purposes without additional compensation (except where prohibited by law). Unaccepted prizes may not be awarded. This Contest is subject to these complete and Official Rules.
SELECTION OF WINNERS:
All eligible entries will be open to visitor voting beginning on or about January 10, 2009 12:00 a.m CST and ending January 31, 2009 12:00 a.m. CST. By participating, entrants agree to the Official Rules and the decisions of Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com, which shall be final and binding in all respects.
The winner will be notified on or about February 5, 2009 via e-mail. The winner will have 7 days to contact Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com regarding their prize. Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com reserves the right to modify scheduling of the Contest without prior notice. If the judges determine in their sole discretion that there is any suspected or actual electronic tampering with the giveaway or if technical difficulties compromise the integrity of the giveaway, the judges reserve the right to void the entries at issue, and/or terminate visitor voting, with Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com selecting the winner at it’s sole discretion. Limit one prize per person. Winners may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility within 3 days of notification attempt. Failure to return the affidavit in the time noted will result in disqualification of the entry and the selection of an alternate winner by Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com. Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com may require winners to provide proof that they are the authorized account holders of the e-mail addresses used to enter the Contest. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet service provider, online service provider, or organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the e-mail address. Any winner who does not comply with the Official Rules will be disqualified and an alternate winner will be selected. Return of any prize or prize notification as "undeliverable" will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected.
Prizewinners will be notified by e-mail sent to the e-mail address on the Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com account, and Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com is under no obligation to notify winners by any means other than e-mail. If a winner's Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com profile is no longer active, notification will be sent to the last known e-mail address. Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com is not responsible for notifications that are misdirected or not received because of e-mail addresses or mailing addresses that are no longer correct. If a potential winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been made during 3 business days from the first notification attempt, such person may be disqualified, with an alternate winner selected. Any prize notification or prize returned as undeliverable will result in the awarding of that prize to an alternate winner.
Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com will deliver the prizes as follows: prize will delivered by Email to the appropriate winner's provided email address. Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions or cash equivalents are allowed except by Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com, who also reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater value if the advertised prize is unavailable.
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
Winners will be notified by e-mail and must respond within seven (7) days of attempted notification or be disqualified. If a prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner will be disqualified.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, or suspend the contest should viruses, bugs, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor corrupt or impair the administration, security, or fairness of the contest. In such event, winners will be selected from all eligible entries received up to the time of such cancellation, termination, or suspension.
Submission of an entry constitutes the irrevocable grant to Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com of all rights in the entry, all rights to publish, use, adapt, edit, and/or modify such entry in any way and in any and all media, without limitation, and without consideration or acknowledgment to the entrant and the unconditional right to use the photograph and statements about the promotion for advertising/publicity purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.
By participating in the Contest you agree to release and hold Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com and its directors, officers, employees and agents, and all prize suppliers harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with the Contest or any product purchased, or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize, including, without limitation, personal injuries, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy, whether suffered by you or a third party. This Contest is void wherever prohibited or restricted by law and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Contest or these Official Rules. All decisions regarding the Contest, including, but not limited to, selecting winners, will be made by Easy-party-ideas-and-games.com, whose decisions shall be final. Winners are solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes.