Rules: Apple Vacations Trip - KMOV.com

Rules: Apple Vacations Trip

 Apple Vacations Trip Giveaway

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MUST BE AT LEAST 21 YEARS OLD TO PARTICIPATE. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF MISSOURI OR ILLINOIS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.  ENTRY PERIOD: FEBUARY 1- 25, 2011-LIMIT: ONE ENTRY PER PERSON PER MONTHLY CONTEST REGARDLESS OF METHOD OF ENTRY.

 

ELIGIBILITY:  The Contest is open to legal residents of Missouri and Illinois who are twenty-one (21) years or older at the time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Winners of previous KMOV/KMOV.com contests or sweepstakes are not eligible to win another KMOV/KMOV.com contest or sweepstakes within a 90-day period.  

 

Employees, temporary employees, independent contractors and interns of KMOV Channel 4,  and Belo Corp. (hereinafter “Contest Providers”) and their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, other contest sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies and the immediate family members of each, and any persons living with, any such employees are not eligible to win prizes. The term “immediate family members” includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren.

 

HOW TO ENTER: Enter by (1) e-mailing your most memorable travel photo to Greatday@kmov.com. Please include your name, age, address, city state, zip code and daytime telephone number on your e-mail OR (2) visiting the KMOV studio lobby Monday-Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm at #1 Memorial Drive, St. Louis MO 63102 and completing an entry form along with your photo submission.  ONE ENTRY PER PERSON FOR THE DURATION OF THE CONTEST.

 

PHOTOS BECOME THE PROPERTY OF KMOV AND WILL NOT BE RETURNED.  EACH PHOTO SUBMISSION MUST BE AN AUTHENTIC, ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH TAKEN BY CONTESTANT OR THE CONTESTANT MUST OWN THE COPYRIGHT IN THE PHOTOGRAPH SUBMITTED.  If your photo contains likenesses of anyone other than yourself, you must obtain releases from such parties granting the Contest Provider the right to display their likenesses on kmov.com prior to your submission.

 

DEADLINES:  The contest starts at the time the contest is mentioned on air on February 3, 2011 and ends at 11:00 a.m. on February 25, 2011. All entries must be received by the stated deadline.  No submissions will be accepted after the deadline for any reason. The sole determinant of time for the purposes of the on-line Contest will be Belo Corp server machine(s) located in the Central Standard Time (CST) zone. Participants entering close to the posted deadline do so with this information in mind.

 

No responsibility is assumed by KMOV, KMOV.com, Belo Corp., their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, or other contest sponsors  for lost, late, misdirected, or illegible entries or for any computer, online, telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur. Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet Access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. All entries become the property of Contest Providers and will not be returned to the Participant. Multiple entries by the same person, including those made electronically by one person using one or more e-mail accounts, may result in disqualification. All e-mail entries must be submitted from a valid e-mail account that may be identified with a natural person by appropriate independent means, including, without limitation, reverse domain name search. Potential winner may be requested to provide Contest Providers with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.

 

 

ODDS OF WINNING:  Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

 

PRIZES:

 

Winner will receive a trip for two (2) to Rivera Maya valid for 2 adults and includes 3-night accommodations, round-trip charter air, transfers to/from resort, all meals and drinks, non-motorized water sports and the services of an Apple Representative in resort.  Approximate retail value $2,200.

 

Prizes are non-transferable and may not be redeemed for cash; substitutions may not be requested. Vacation fulfillment is subject to certain restrictions and is subject to hotel availability.  Advanced reservations required. Certain travel restrictions, blackout dates and holiday restrictions may also apply. Upgrade may be available for an additional cost.  Vacation must be fulfilled by December 10, 2011.  Winner is responsible for travel to and from departure location.  Winner is responsible for all expenses not expressly provided for above including, souvenirs, entertainment, incidentals, tips, parking, telephone calls, or other personal expenses incurred during or in connection with the trip.  Winner and travel companion must have a valid U. S. passport.  By accepting a prize, winner will be deemed to agree to these Rules. Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local income and any other taxes, fees and surcharges. Note: Winners will be responsible for taxes and fuel plus insurance. Approximate cost of these charges per person: $300. * An IRS Form 1099 will be issued for all prizes with a retail value in excess of $600.  Contest Providers reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.

 

 

WINNER SELECTION:  A panel of qualified judges selected by contest providers will judge all eligible entries.  Judging will take place on February 25, 2011 after the contest ends. KMOV, #1 Memorial Drive, St. Louis MO 63102.  Submissions will be judged based on the content and creativity of the photo.  Equal weight will be given to each criterion.  The ratings scale for each criterion will range from one (1) to ten (10), with ten (10) being the best score.  In the event of a tie, the tied entries will be rejudged based on the same criteria. 

 

Winner selection will be made by Contest Providers, whose decision shall be final. Winners will be notified by e-mail, phone, U.S. mail and/or overnight courier on or near date specified. If a winner is unreachable after two days, an alternate winner will be selected based on the same judging criteria set forth above from the remaining qualified entries.  In order to be named a winner, potential winners may be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Prize Acceptance Form/Release of liability upon accepting a prize.  Noncompliance will result in disqualification and an alternate winner will be selected.

 

 

 

 

USE OF CONTEST INFORMATION:  Not withstanding any contrary provision in any of Contest Providers' respective privacy policies, Participants grant to Contest Providers, and Contest Providers reserve, the right to use any and all information related to the Contest, including information provided by Participants in connection with the Contest, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law. Participants may be required to sign a release, which grants to Contest Providers the right to use and publish their proper name and state of residence online or in any other media in connection with the Contest.  By accepting a prize, winner(s) may be required to sign a release that grants permission to Contest Providers to use his or her name, photograph, likeness, voice, prize information and/or biographical information for publicity and promotional purposes without future compensation unless prohibited by law.  By entering, participants release and hold harmless Contest Providers, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with the Contest or any prize won. Restrictions, conditions and limitations apply.

 

CONDUCT:  By entering the Contest, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules. The Official Rules will be posted at KMOV.com throughout the Contest.  Participants further agree to be bound by the decisions of the Contest Providers, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Contest Providers reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Web site; or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules.

 

You agree that in your participation in the Contest the registration of usernames or group names - you will not use obscene, libelous or slanderous language, or language that infringes upon a third party's trademark, trade name or other intellectual property right or right of privacy. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless KMOV and Belo and their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, or other contest sponsors, officers, consultants, agents, and employees against and from all claims, damages liabilities, costs and expenses asserted by third parties alleging that the Contest includes obscenity, libel, slander, or infringes upon the third party's intellectual property or privacy rights, as a direct result of your actions in the use connection with the Contest. You further agree to not knowingly damage or cause interruption of the Contest or to prevent others' participation in the Contest.

 

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE BELO WEB SITES OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, CONTEST PROVIDERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

 

LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY:  Winners assume liability for losses or injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Contest, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any prize.  Contest Providers are not responsible: (i) any lost, late, illegible, incomplete, postage-due, misdirected or mutilated mail; or (ii) for any incorrect or inaccurate information, in the Contest or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of submissions in the Contest. Contest Providers assume no responsibility for an error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction of authorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Contest Providers are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of e-mail or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to participants or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in the Contest. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Contest Providers that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, Contest Providers reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest.

 

RULES / WINNERS LIST:  Official Rules and the name of the winners may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped #10 envelope to:, KMOV, #1 Memorial Drive, St. Louis MO 63102. Indicate “Apple Vacations Trip Giveaway Rules Request" or Winners List" on the outside of the envelope as applicable. Limit one (1) request per envelope. The request must include the name of the contest. Winners List will be available 5 days after the winners are confirmed. Questions regarding this contest may be addressed to Apple Vacations KMOV, #1 Memorial Drive, St. Louis MO 63102.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: The Contest and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyright Belo KMOV, KMOV.com and/or their sponsors. Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted material or trademarks without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited. 

 

GENERAL CONDITIONS: This Contest is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

 

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