You must read these Official Rules before entering the Milestone Moments Photo Contest
(the "Promotion"). All entrants (“Entrants”) agree to be bound by these Official Rules (the “Official Rules”).
No purchase necessary. The Promotion is void where any aspect of the Promotion is prohibited by law or where registration, bonding or translation is required. Entrants must live within 25 miles of 245 The Promenade N, Long Beach, CA 90802. Winner must visit MSD studio to pick-up their prize and take additional promotional photos.
How to Participate/Eligibility. Starting at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Time (PT), September 10th, 2015, and continuing through 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time (PT), October, 1, 2015 (the “Promotion Period”), visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Mark.S.Design , and share a photo of your special milestone moment through the submission form, together with a brief description of the milestone and its importance to you (your “Entry”). Winners will be determined based on the number of votes received on or about October 13, 2015 (“Judging Date”).
Entrant may also be required to supply a valid email address and mailing address as part of the entry process and such other identification information as is requested. No entries will be accepted after 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time (PT), October 1, 2015. Each Entrant must be an individual who is a legal resident of the United States and at least the age of majority in his or her jurisdiction of residence for the duration of the Promotion Period and live within 25 miles of 245 The Promenade N, Long Beach, CA 90802. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, shall determine the eligibility of Entrants and the time of entry. Sponsor may use the address information provided with the Entry to determine eligibility.
Entries must adhere to the following requirements:
- Entries must be original, and the entrant must have all rights necessary to submit the entry;
- Entries must not, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, contain any sexually explicit, profane, disparaging, libelous or other inappropriate content; and
- Entries must not, in the sole discretion of Sponsor, contain any commercial content that promotes any product or service.
- One Entry per couple.
Sponsor reserves the right to reject any entry for any reason.
Employees, independent contractors, officers, and directors of Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors, the judges, and the immediate family members and persons living in the same household of such persons, are not eligible to win a prize in the Promotion.
By registering for or participating in the Promotion, Entrant agrees to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and any decision Sponsor or its designees make regarding any matters relating to the Promotion. Entrants who do not comply with the Official Rules are not eligible to compete or win a prize. All decisions made by Sponsor or its designees shall be final and binding. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify from the Promotion, and any future contest or other promotion conducted by Sponsor, and to prosecute to the fullest extent permitted by law, any Entrant who, in Sponsor’s reasonable suspicion, tampers with any of Sponsor’s sites, the entry process, the Promotion, violates these Official Rules, or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. In the event of disqualification of a winner, Sponsor may replace the winner with the next runner-up at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.
By participating in the Promotion, each Entrant grants to Sponsor a non-exclusive, worldwide, fully paid, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable license to reproduce and use (including the right to make derivative works of) the entry, materials and information submitted on and in connection with the Mark Schneider Design website, the Mark Schneider Design store, Mark Schneider Design products and services, and Mark Schneider Design marketing collateral. By accepting any prize, the winner assigns all right, title and interest in his or her entry to Sponsor. Each participating Entrant hereby waives his or her moral rights in any such entries, materials and information, and hereby warrants that any such entries, materials and information are original with Entrant and do not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity. If the entry contains any material or elements that are not owned by Entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, Entrant represents he or she has obtained, prior to submission of the entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit use and exploitation of the entry by Sponsor in the manner set forth in the Official Rules without additional compensation, including, without limitation, likeness releases for any person whose name, and/or likeness appears in the entry.
Each Entrant warrants that the entries, materials and information submitted do not contain information considered by Entrant's place of business or any other third party to be confidential, and that the entries, materials and information submitted do not violate or infringe the rights of any third parties or violate any laws or regulations. Each Entrant agrees that he or she shall have no recourse against Sponsor for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary right in an Entrant’s entry.
By participating in the Promotion, Entrant hereby grants to Sponsor a non-exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, sublicensable license to use, copy, distribute, publicly perform and display, modify or create derivative works of your Entry in any and all media now known or hereafter developed (including, without limitation, print, broadcast, and Internet), for all business purposes including advertising and promotional activities without additional compensation, notice or approval, unless prohibited by law. Entrant also consents to the use of his or her name, photograph and/or likeness, address, voice, and statements made by or attributed to him or her, in perpetuity, in any and all media now known or hereafter developed (including, without limitation, print, broadcast, and Internet), for all business purposes including advertising and promotional activities without additional compensation, notice or approval, unless prohibited by law.
Entries will be judged by the community of users at the Mark Schneider Design Facebook Page, located at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mark-Schneider-Fine-Jewelry/1651368975109671. The Entry with the most votes at the end of the Judging Date will win. In the event of a tie, the winner will be selected by Sponsor based on the most creative entry.
The winner will be announced on or around October 15, 2015.
Finality of Decisions. All decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all matters relating to this Promotion.
Prize. Subject to compliance with the terms of this agreement, the Wining Entrant will receive a custom Mark Schneider anniversary band valued at a retail price of up to $2,000, and you may meet with Mark Schneider personally to design the unique ring at the Mark Schneider Design studio in Long Beach, California. Travel to the studio is not included in the prize. For the avoidance of doubt, the Entrant is the single individual that submitted the Entry.
ALL COSTS NOT SPECIFICALLY ENUMERATED IN THESE OFFICIAL RULES (INCLUDING TAXES AND TRAVEL) ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.
Notification of Winner. Winners will be attempted to be notified on or about October 15, 2015. Winner will be notified by email, phone and/or regular mail and may be required to sign and return an declaration of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, a publicity/liability release (unless prohibited by law), and any other requested documents within the time period stipulated in the documents. Failure to comply with this requirement may result in disqualification. Any notification returned as undeliverable may result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute about the identity of an Entrant, entries will be declared submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider or online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. Winner may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that he or she is the Authorized Account Holder of the email address associated with the winner.
Disclaimer and Limit of Liability: MARK SCHNEIDER DESIGN MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR ANY ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION. MARK SCHNEIDER DESIGN SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, COST, OR INJURY THAT ARISES FROM OR RELATES TO PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION, OR WINNING OR USE OF A PRIZE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: (I) LATE, LOST, DELAYED, DAMAGED, MISDIRECTED, INCOMPLETE, OR UNINTELLIGIBLE ENTRIES; (II) TELEPHONE, ELECTRONIC, HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE PROGRAM, NETWORK, INTERNET, OR COMPUTER MALFUNCTIONS, FAILURES, VIRUSES OR DIFFICULTIES OF ANY KIND; (III) FAILED, INCOMPLETE, GARBLED, OR DELAYED COMPUTER TRANSMISSIONS; (IV) THE DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL IN CONNECTION WITH THIS PROMOTION; AND (V) ANY OTHER CONDITION THAT MAY CAUSE THE PROMOTION TO BE DISRUPTED OR CORRUPTED. MARK SCHNEIDER DESIGN RESERVES THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION AND WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE, TO SUSPEND OR CANCEL THE PROMOTION OR ALTER THE RULES FOR ANY REASON, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IF AT ANY TIME A COMPUTER VIRUS, TECHNICAL PROBLEM, OR OTHER UNFORESEEABLE EVENT ALTERS OR CORRUPTS THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROMOTION.
Release: BY ENTERING THE PROMOTION, EACH ENTRANT RELEASES AND AGREES TO HOLD HARMLESS MARK SCHNEIDER DESIGN AND ITS PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY CLAIMS, COSTS, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE RELATED TO PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, DAMAGE TO PROPERTY, INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS, RIGHTS OF PUBLICITY OR PRIVACY OR DEFAMATION) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH: (I) ENTERING THE PROMOTION; (II) ACCEPTANCE OR USE OF ANY PRIZE; AND (III) OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE PROMOTION.
Governing Law. The Promotion and the rights and obligations of Sponsor and Entrants will be governed by and controlled by the laws of the State of California, applicable to contracts made and performed therein without reference to the applicable choice of law provisions. All actions, proceedings or litigation relating hereto will be instituted and prosecuted solely within the State of California, Los Angeles County. The parties consent to the jurisdiction of the state courts of California and federal court located within such state and county with respect to any action, dispute or other matter pertaining to or arising out of the Promotion.
Sponsor. Sponsor of the Promotion is Mark Schneider Design ("Sponsor"), 245 The Promenade N., Long Beach, CA 90802. All questions regarding the Promotion should be directed by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winner Lists. Individuals may request the name of the winners by sending a self-addressed, stamped, envelope before November 30th, 2015 to Milestone Moments, Winners' List Request, 245 The Promenade N., Long Beach, CA 90802. Residents of Vermont may omit return postage.