Pet Pride Day Photo Contest: Official Rules and Regulations

ELIGIBILITY: Open only to those who sign up at the online sweepstakes page and who are 18 as of the date of entry. The sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the fifty (50) States and the District of Columbia and is void where prohibited by law.

First Place

  • Two Round Trip Main Cabin (Economy Class) passes good for domestic travel anywhere Virgin America flies in the U.S. See restrictions.
  • $100 gift card courtesy of Pet Food Express
  • Pet Camp Dog Camping Weekend and Gift Basket
  • Halo Purely for Pets Goody Basket
  • Official Pet Pride Day T-shirt

Second Place

  • $75 gift card courtesy of Pet Food Express
  • 3 Days Full-Day Daycare Session at Mr. Muggles’ Dogs
  • Official Pet Pride Day T-shirt

Third Place

  • $50 gift card courtesy of Pet Food Express
  • $50 Amazon gift card
  • Official Pet Pride Day T-shirt

 

For Full Official Rules, Visit woobox.com

 

Pet Pride Day Pet Photo Contest

THIS CONTEST IS INTENDED FOR ENTRY IN THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ONLY AND WILL BE GOVERNED BY U.S. LAW.  DO NOT ENTER IF YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE AND NOT LOCATED IN ONE OF THE 50 UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA AT THE TIME OF ENTRY.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. Eligibility: Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to those who sign up at the online sweepstakes page and who are 18 as of the date of entry. The sweepstakes is only open to legal residents of the fifty (50) States and the District of Columbia and is void where prohibited by law. Board members of Friends of San Francisco Animal Care & Control (the “Sponsor”) their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Sponsor, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

3. Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on or about October 16, 20155 12:00 PM PST. All online entries must be received by October 27, 20155 11:59 AM PST.

4. How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided on the Sweepstakes website. One entry is accepted per email address. The entry must fulfill all sweepstakes requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Friends of San Francisco Animal Care & Control. Entrants must submit an original photo. BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY, ENTRANT (and their parent or legal guardian) ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE ENTRY MAY BE POSTED ON SPONSOR’S WEBSITE AND/OR FACEBOOK PAGE, IN SPONSOR’S DISCRETION. Photos should be submitted with judging criteria (“Judging Criteria”) in mind. The judging criteria (“Judging Criteria”) is based on Adherence to the Theme of “the pet costume contest”. You may enter only once per email address \ and you must fill in the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of The Sponsor.

 

5. Entry Requirements:  By submitting an Entry in the Sweepstakes, each entrant hereby warrants and represents that the Entry conforms to the Entry Requirements set forth herein.  Entry: (a) must comply with these Official Rules and any Terms of Service on the Website; (b) must comply with the posting requirements set forth above and as posted on the Website; (c) cannot be sexually explicit or suggestive, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, profane or pornographic, contain nudity or any materially dangerous activity; (d) cannot promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or any particular political agenda or message; (e) cannot be obscene or offensive, endorse any form of hate or hate group; (f) cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor or its products, or other people, products or companies; (g) cannot contain trademarks, logos or trade dress owned by others, or advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind, without permission, or contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses; (h) cannot contain copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media) without permission; Sponsor does not permit the infringement of others’ rights and any use of materials not original to the entrant (except copyrighted materials owned by Sponsor) is grounds for disqualification from the Contest.  Do not copy your favorite movie, book or photo or include materials, images, graphics, music or trademarks belonging to any third parties or incorporate the names, voices, likeness or personas of any party other than yourself unless you have obtained all rights necessary to permit you to use same in connection with your Entry and grant the rights herein granted to Sponsor; (i) contain background artwork unless it is an original work of the entrant.  Any artwork, murals, etc. that can be seen in Entries must be created solely by the entrant or entrant must be the sole owner of all copyright interests therein; (j) cannot contain materials embodying the names, likenesses, photographs, or other indicia identifying any person, living or dead, without permission; (k) cannot communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate; and (l) cannot depict, and cannot itself, be in violation of any law.  ENTRIES POSTED TO THE WEBSITE WERE NOT EDITED BY SPONSOR AND ARE THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF THE INDIVIDUAL ENTRANT AND DO NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS OF SPONSOR IN ANY MANNER.  Any waiver of any obligation hereunder by Sponsor does not constitute a general waiver of any obligation to entrants.  Sponsor reserves the right to waive the Contest entry requirements set forth herein in its reasonable discretion.  Sponsor reserves the right, in its reasonable discretion, during or upon completion of the Contest Period, to request that any entrant resubmit his or her Entry which fails to comply with the Contest entry requirements prior to any judging or voting period.  By submitting an Entry, entrant agree that the submission of the Entry and Design is gratuitous and made without restriction, and will not place Sponsor under any obligation, that Sponsor is free to disclose or otherwise disclose the ideas contained in the Entry on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas without any additional compensation to you.  Entrant (and their parent or legal guardian) acknowledge that, by acceptance of the Entry submission, Sponsor does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Sponsor, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you.  Sponsor reserves the right to, and may or may not, monitor/screen entries prior to posting them to the Website. By entering, you acknowledge that Sponsor has no obligation to use or post any Entry you submit.  By submitting a Entry entrant (and their parent or legal guardian if an eligible minor) warrant and represent that it: (a) is your original work, (b) has not been previously published, (c) has not won previous awards, (d) does not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity; (e) that entrant  (and their parent or legal guardian) have obtained permission from a person who’s name or likeness is used in the Entry and (f) and that publication of the Entry via various media including Web posting, will not infringe on the rights of any third party rights. Any such entrant will indemnify and hold harmless, Sponsor, Facebook, Inc. and Contest administrators from any claims to the contrary.  By accepting a prize, each winner (and winner’s parent or legal guardian if an eligible minor) agrees that its Entry and Design will be deemed a Work Made For Hire under the Copyright laws of the United States, but if it cannot be so deemed, then the winner irrevocably assigns and transfers to Sponsor all of his/her right, title and interest in and to his/her Entry and Design, including all but not limited to all copyright and trademark rights which he or she may have, in the United States and worldwide, therein, for consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged.  Each winner hereby waives in favor of Sponsor, all rights of “Droit Moral” or “Moral Rights of Authors” or any similar rights or principles of law that winner may now or later have to their Entry or Design.  Sponsor reserves the right to alter, change or modify the winning Entry or Design, in its sole discretion.  Upon request of Sponsor, winner (and their parent or legal guardian) shall execute and deliver such additional instrument of assignment, as may be solely deemed by Sponsor, reasonably necessary to establish the ownership of record of the right, title and interest in and to the Entry and Design and of the copyrights transferred and “Moral Rights of Authors” waived under these Official Rules.  Should Sponsor fail to request the said assignment as stated, that shall not be deemed a waiver of Sponsor’s rights and Sponsor may at a later time request the assignment

6. Prizes: Winners will receive:

First Place

  • Two Round Trip Main Cabin (Economy Class) passes good for domestic travel anywhere Virgin America flies in the U.S. See restrictions
  • $100 gift card courtesy of Pet Food Express
  • Pet Camp Dog Camping Weekend and Gift Basket
  • Halo Purely for Pets Goody Basket
  • Official Pet Pride Day T-shirt

Second Place

  • $75 gift card courtesy of Pet Food Express
  • 3 Days Full-Day Daycare Session at Mr. Muggles’ Dogs
  • Official Pet Pride Day T-shirt

Third Place

  • $50 gift card courtesy of Pet Food Express
  • $50 Amazon gift card
  • Official Pet Pride Day T-shirt

 

Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Friends of San Francisco Animal Care & Control to use winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

7. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

8. Winner selection and notification: The online contest winners will be determined in two rounds. In round one, the five entrants with the most votes will be eligible to proceed to round two in the selection process. In round two, the first, second and third prizes will be awarded by a judging panel. Winners will be notified via email sent to the email address they used to enter the Sweepstakes within five (5) days after the winner selection. The Sponsor will have no liability for a winner’s failure to receive notices in the winners’ spam, junk e-mail, or other security settings, or for a winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, or fails to claim the prize within 15 days from the time award notification is sent, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.

The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

9. Rights Granted by you: By entering this content you understand that Friends of San Francisco Animal Care & Control anyone acting on behalf of Friends of San Francisco Animal Care & Control, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.

10. Terms: Friends of San Francisco Animal Care & Control reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Friends of San Francisco Animal Care & Control may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Friends of San Francisco Animal Care & Control. Friends of San Francisco Animal Care & Control reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.

Friends of San Francisco Animal Care & Control has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering; or other violations of eligibility or entry requirements.

Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Friends of San Francisco Animal Care & Control reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from Sponsor. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.

11. Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Friends of San Francisco Animal Care & Control and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant’s participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

12. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF The United State of America AND the State of California, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in California having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

13. Privacy Policy:  Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on Friends of San Francisco Animal Care & Control Web Site.

14. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: Friends of San Francisco Animal Care & Control, 1200 15th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States. Requests must be received no later than November 1, 2015.

15. Sponsor:  The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Friends of San Francisco Animal Care & Control, 1200 15th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States.

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