GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR ALL ONLINE AND SOCIAL MEDIA PROMOTIONS
These General Terms and Conditions for Online and Social Media Promotions (“Terms”) shall apply to all competitions, contests, sweepstakes and other prize-winning competitions and/or activities (“Competitions”) operated by FAN EXPO HQ or its subsidiaries or affiliated companies (collectively, “Fan Expo”), via any website or social network account page owned or controlled (directly or indirectly) by Fan Expo.
Terms: Each Competition shall have its own set of rules governing the operation of that Competition, including, without limitation, eligibility, age restrictions, methods of entry, and prizing (“Competition Rules”). The Competition Rules for each Competition shall be set out separately at the time of the Competition and will be posted on the website or social network page. These Terms and the Competition Rules will be binding upon you when you enter or otherwise participate in a Competition. If there is any inconsistency between these Terms and any Competition Rules, the Competition Rules will govern, but only to the extent of that inconsistency. Entry and/or participation in a Competition will be deemed acceptance by you of the Terms and Competition Rules. Fan Expo reserves the right to amend these Terms or any Competition Rules at any time.
Entry to Competitions: Specific requirements for entry into a Competition will be set out in the Competition Rules. All sweepstakes will be free to enter and no purchase of any kind will be necessary unless otherwise specified in the Competition Rules. You must enter a Competition in the manner and during the period set out in the Competition Rules. Only one entry per person or email address, unless otherwise allowed by the Competition Rules. Fan Expo shall not be liable for lost, late, misdirected, inaccurate or corrupted entries whether due to human error, technical error, software or hardware failure, or otherwise. No entries will be accepted from agents, third parties, groups or entries automatically generated by computer. Incomplete, illegible or undecipherable entries will be void in Fan Expo’s sole discretion.
Eligibility: Contests are open to all US residents, who are of the age of majority.
Employees, directors and officers, and their immediate families (spouses and siblings, parents and children and their spouses) and household members, of Fan Expo and its distributors, agents and third party entities involved in the implementation, execution, hosting and prize awards of the Competitions (“Competition Entities”) are not eligible to participate in the Competition.
Fans are eligible to win a contest once every 30 days.
Submission of User-Generated Content: For Competitions that require you to submit images, videos, music, or other content (“Submissions”), the following terms apply:
You represent and warrant that (i) your Submissions are all your own original work and that you have obtained all the required rights, consents, permissions and clearances necessary to grant the license set forth below; (ii) no content, materials or information used in your Submission infringe the intellectual property or other rights of any third party; (iii) you have not entered into any agreements with third parties that could impair Fan Expo’s right to use your Submission; (iv) any persons whose image is used in your submission has given their consent for such use and has waived any rights they may have in that image as incorporated into your Submission; and (v) you will provide to Fan Expo, at Fan Expo’s request, written confirmation that you have obtained all required rights, consents, permissions and clearances referenced in this sub-section.
Your Submission must not contain any (i) pornography, nudity or sexually explicit imagery; (ii) lewd, obscene, offensive, hateful or abusive imagery or language; (iii) harassing, disparaging or defamatory content; (iv) content that compromises the privacy or safety of yourself or others; (v) content that demeans a particular gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, race, ethnicity or nationality; (vi) violent or dangerous behavior; and/or (vii) spam, advertising or other commercial activities; or (viii) any other type of content that is indecent, immoral, discriminatory, or portrays or encourages illegal activity.
By submitting your Submission to a Competition, you hereby grant to Fan Expo a worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free license to (i) use, copy and store for backup and archival purposes, transmit, broadcast, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, reformat, transcode, and otherwise create derivative works of, publicly perform, record, re-record, synchronize with visual images and motion pictures, your Submission in any manner, in whole or in part, to incorporate your Submission into other works, and to otherwise exploit your Submission in any format or medium now known or later developed (collectively, the “Uses”), and (ii) use your name, city and state of residence, or other personal information supplied by you (“Personal Information”) to identify your Submission in the Uses, without any obligation of attribution or compensation to you. Fan Expo shall
not be obligated to use any Submission.
Winner Selection: Winner(s) will be selected at a time and in a manner as set forth in the Competition Rules. Failure of a timely response to the award will result in the prize being forfeited and awarded to analternate winner. If a prize notification is returned or deemed undeliverable, a prize is refused, or the potential winner is disqualified for any reason, an alternate winner may be selected as set forth in the Competition Rules. Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for Fan Expo to use the winner’s name, hometown, likeness, statements, and other personally identifiable information for promotional, advertising and marketing purposes in any media throughout the world without any additional prize, incentive, consideration, consent or review, and upon request, winner will provide to Fan Expo written consent to such use. The odds of winning a sweepstakes or drawing depend upon the number of eligible entries received. The decision of Fan Expo in any Competition is final and conclusive.
Prizes: Specific prizes for each Competition shall be set out in the relevant Competition Rules. Prize winners will be contacted by the method stated in the Competition Rules, which may include telephone or email notification.
General Prize Restrictions: Prizes have no cash value and are not transferrable. Fan Expo reserves the right to substitute a prize in whole or in part with another prize of comparable or greater value if the intended prize is not available for any reason as determined by Fan Expo in its sole discretion.
Unless otherwise stated in the Competition Rules, Fan Expo will be responsible for the costs of delivering the prize to the winner’s residence. Fan Expo will not be responsible for prizes which are unclaimed, unused, or lost, delayed or damaged during delivery, or otherwise not received by the winner.
Disqualification: Failure to (i) comply with these Terms or the Competition Rules, or (ii) provide Fan Expo with proof of eligibility for a Competition may disqualify you from a Competition or from a prize at Fan Expo’s sole discretion. Competitions are void where prohibited by law.
RELEASE AND INDEMNIFICATION:
By entering the Contest(s), each Entrant: (a) releases and agrees to hold Fan Expo its respective directors, officers, employees and agents harmless from and against any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, bodily injury and property damage, or any other damage or loss, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the Contest(s), any Contest related activity, or from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize, or participation in any prize, related activity; and (b) agrees to fully indemnify Fan Expo and its respective directors, officers, employees and agents from any and all claims on the part of any third party or parties related in any way and for any reason to the Contest(s) or to the prize, including, without limitation, death, and personal or property damage or injury.
By entering the Contest(s) the entrants and participants automatically agree to accept and abide by these Rules. All decisions of Fan Expo with respect to any aspect of the Contest(s), including without limitation the eligibility of entries, are final and binding on all entrants in all matters as they relate to the Contest(s).
Fan Expo is collecting personal data about entrants for the purpose of administering the Contest(s). No further informational or marketing communications will be received by entrants unless entrants provide Sponsors with explicit permission to do so as indicated on the entry form.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to Fan Expo and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used for this promotion.