Terms and Conditions – Listen Carefully Video Contest

  1. ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
    NO PURCHASE NECESSESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The Listen Carefully Video Contest (“Contest”) will be held online from 12:01 am Pacific Time (“PT”) November 15, 2015 (“Contest Start Date”) to 11:59 pm Pacific Time (“PT”) January 11, 2016. (“Contest Period.”) Contest is sponsored by Starkey Hearing Foundation, 6700 Washington Avenue North, Eden Prairie, MN 55344, (“Sponsor”) who is solely responsible for all aspects of this contest.
  2. ELIGIBILITY
    The Listen Carefully Video Contest (“Contest”) is open to all individuals who are legal residents in United States and Washington, D.C., who are at least 13 years of age by November 15, 2015, and who attend an accredited middle school or high school in the United States and Washington, D.C. (“Entrant.”) Entrants submitting as a team will be collectively known as (“Entrant.”) Void outside of the 50 United States, Washington D.C., and where prohibited. Sponsor’s families and immediate families are not eligible to enter. Entrants must be the rightful owner of the e-mail address registered within the Listen Carefully account used to log in and upload the video submission. Sponsor reserves the right to verify eligibility of any potential winner. Winning a prize is contingent upon meeting all requirements set forth herein. Entrants who do not meet those requirements will be disqualified, and their submissions will be void.
  3. HOW TO ENTER
    As of Contest Entry Period, Entrants can upload videos (“Submissions”) by completing the contest registration form located at www.listencarefully.org/video-contest. For entries to be eligible, Entrants must completely and accurately enter all information to enter. Submissions must be based on official Listen Carefully Contest rules and regulations, available athttp://www.listencarefully.org/contest-rules/. Submissions can be no more than 45 seconds long and must contain the official closing title video clip provided in the Contest starter kit. Any Entrant under age 18 needs parental permission to enter. Parents must complete the corresponding registration form at listencarefully.org in order for contest submission to be valid. All submissions must be received by 11:59 pm PST on January 11, 2016. Sponsor is not responsible for late or unsuccessful attempts to enter. The Entrant should be able to provide upon request all third-party clearance, releases, and permissions for video submission, including releases from the entrant and any other third-party participants. Submissions must not contain material which is sexually explicit, obscene, violent, discriminatory (based on race, sex, religion, natural origin, physical disability, sexual orientation or age), illegal (e.g. underage drinking, substance abuse, etc.) offensive, threatening, profane or harassing. Submissions must not contain any mention or performance of copyrighted media production including but not limited to music, television, books, or television programming. Submissions must not contain material that infringes on international copyright rules and regulations. Once submitted, all submissions become exclusive property of Sponsor, its parent, affiliates, and subsidiaries, in perpetuity.
  4. INTERNET LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
    Sponsor assumes no liability for any error in transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, or alteration of entries. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER REMEDIES FROM SUCH PERSON (S) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
  5. RIGHTS IN SUBMISSIONS
    In consideration of Entrant’s video being reviewed and evaluated for this contest, Sponsor has exclusive rights to use, copy, sublicense, transmit, distribute, publicly perform, publish, delete, or display any such submission, or any portion thereof, in any and all media including but not limited to all forms of internet, television, and wireless protocol. Each Entrant authorizes the Sponsor and any entities affiliated with the Sponsor to utilize the video submitted to the Sponsor, for eternity and for how they see fit, in connection with the Listen Carefully campaign and any of the Sponsor’s programs, including any programs of its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, and licensees, and to make derivative works from such materials at the sole discretion of Sponsor. The Grand Prize Winner may be required to complete and execute additional documents and have third parties execute Sponsor’s documents in connection with the rights granted to Sponsor as a condition of prize acceptance. In addition, by participating in the Contest and submitting a Video, each Entrant hereby grants permission (except where prohibited by law) for the Sponsor to use Entrant’s Video, name, likeness, voice, quotes, comments, biographical information, photograph and/or image for the purpose of advertising, trade, or promotion without further notice, permission, compensation or consideration in any and all media now known, in perpetuity, unless prohibited by law. Entrant can reach contest organizers by e-mail at hello@listencarefully.org and at mailing address Listen Carefully, 6700 Washington Avenue North, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 to request that the entrant’s name be removed from the mailing lists for the contest.
  6. EQUITABLE RELIEF
    Each Entrant understands, acknowledges, and agrees that the Sponsor does not have now or in the future any duty or liability, direct or indirect, contributory, or otherwise, in regards to the infringement of protection of the copyright in and to the submission. Each Entrant acknowledges that, with respect to any claim by Entrant relating to or arising out of Sponsor’s actual or alleged exploitation or use of any Submission or other material submitted in connection with the Contest, the damage, if any, thereby caused to the applicable Entrant will not be irreparable or otherwise sufficient to entitle such Entrant to seek injunctive or other equitable relief or in any way enjoin the production, distribution, exhibition or other exploitation of the Video or any other production based on or allegedly based on the Submission, and the Entrant’s rights and remedies in any such event shall be strictly limited to the right to recover damages, if any, in an action at law.
  7. PRIZE RESTRICTIONS
    A winner cannot assign or transfer any prize to another person. A prize cannot be substituted or redeemed for cash. All prizes are subject to availability. If a prize or any portion of the prize cannot be awarded due to circumstances beyond the control of the Sponsor, then a substitute prize may be awarded at sole discretion of Sponsor. Winners are responsible for any risk of loss associated with the prize or any portion of the prize after it has been delivered.