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Join Date: Apr 2013
Halloween Adena Art Official Contest Rules
Terms and Conditions
Halloween Adena Art Screenshot Contest
Official Contest Rules
No Purchase Necessary. A Purchase or Payment of Any Kind Will Not Improve One’s Chances of Winning.
Eligibility: Except where regulated or restricted by law, the Lineage II’s Halloween Adena Art Screenshot Contest (“Contest”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia. Participants must be registered as a Lineage II player character on www.lineage2.com and are subject the rules and regulations of Lineage2.com that accompany the creation of a character on the website. The sponsor of this Contest is NCSOFT (“Sponsor”). Employees of the Sponsor and its respective distributors, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotional agencies, and their immediate family members (parent, child, sibling, and spouse of each), and those living in the same household of each are NOT ELIGIBLE TO ENTER OR WIN. All federal, state, municipal, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
How to Enter: A participant must create, or have created, a player character on www.lineage2.com (“Website”) by following the directions on the Website for new players. After creation of a player character, participants must email to firstname.lastname@example.org a screenshot (“Screenshot”) of their in-game, Halloween themed artwork created with Adena and other in-game items. Upon submission of the Screenshot, the participant will receive an entry into the Contest (“Entrant”). In addition, the Entrant should also include the Entrant’s character name and server in the text of the Screenshot submission email.
Entry Period: Entries will only be considered “Valid” if the submission email is received by the Sponsor between 12:01 AM Pacific Daylight Time (“PDT") on October 14, 2013 and 11:59 PM PDT on October 28, 2013 (“Entry Period”). Emailing a Screenshot to email@example.com constitutes entry (“Entry” or “Entries”) into the Contest and Entrant’s consent to and agreement with these Official Contest Rules.
Conditions of Screenshot: Screenshots that are deemed by the Sponsors, in its sole discretion, to be offensive, immoral, obscene, profane, defamatory, not keeping the image of the Sponsor, or in violation of these Official Contest Rules will be void. Further, all Screenshots that contain copyrighted or other proprietary materials for which the Entrant has not obtained appropriate assignment of rights will be void. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to void any Entries from Entrants whom Sponsor believes have attempted to tamper or have tampered with the administration, security, or fairness of this Contest. Entries or Screenshots submitted by automatic, programmed, or like methods will be disqualified.
By entering, each Entrant warrants and represents that (i) the Screenshot is the original work of the Entrant and does not infringe the intellectual property, privacy, confidentiality or publicity rights or any other legal rights of any third party; (ii) the Entrant owns or otherwise controls all rights to the Screenshot submitted by the Entrant; and (iii) the Screenshot has not been entered into or won any previous contests or awards and has not been published or distributed previously in any form of media. By entering, each Entrant unconditionally and irrevocably assigns and transfers to Sponsor all worldwide rights, title, interest, and claim that the Entrant now has or may in the future have in and to their Screenshot. Each Entrant further warrants and represents that the Entrant has received all rights that may be necessary from any person or entity depicted in the Screenshot to grant this assignment and transfer of rights and that entrant can make written copies of such authorizations available to the Sponsor upon request (if the likeness of a minor is included, such written permission must include authorization from the minor’s parent or guardian). By submitting a Screenshot, Entrant grants Sponsor the right to use, publish, adapt, edit and/or modify such Screenshot in any way, in whole or in part, and to use such Screenshot alone or in combination with other works, as solely determined by Sponsor, in commerce and trade and in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered, without limitation or compensation to the Entrant and without right of notice, review, or approval of any such use of the Screenshot. Entering a Screenshot in the Contest constitutes Entrant’s consent to irrevocably assign and transfer to Sponsor any and all worldwide rights, title, and interest in and to the Screenshot, including but not limited to, all intellectual property rights.
Selection of the Winner: The winners (“Winners”) of the Contest will be determined by a panel of judges (“Judges”) appointed by the Sponsors. The Judges will review each of the posted Screenshots and rank the Screenshot based upon the following criteria: (a) Passion (25%); (b) Creativity (25%); and (c) Originality (50%). The top-five ranked Screenshots, as determined by the Judges in their sole discretion, will be the Winners of the Contest.
Odds of Winning: Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible Entries received during the Entry Period and the quality of the Screenshots.
How to Claim Your Prize: Winners will be contacted by a representative from the Sponsor on or about October 30, 2013, the date when the Winners are announced. Winners will be notified using the email that the Entrant used for the Screenshot submission. The list of Winners will also be posted in the Lineage II forums. In the event a Winner cannot be contacted within seven (7) days after the Winners announcement on October 30, 2013, as determined in the sole discretion of Sponsors or their representatives, or a Winner rejects a Prize, an alternative winner will be identified. The prizes will be in-game mailed to the character of each Winner’s choosing on the Winner’s account.
General Rules: Prizes are not transferable and cash alternatives are not available. Sponsor may award substitute prizes of equal or greater value. The Contest is governed by the laws applicable in the United States. By entering the Contest, you release and agree to hold harmless Sponsors and their officers, directors, employees, representatives, agents, advertising, promotion, production and fulfillment agencies, successors and assigns from and against any liability of any kind in connection with the Contest, including without limitation, any costs, fees, expenses, or damages incurred in the use of the Prize. Sponsor’s responsibilities with respect to the Contest are limited to only those set out in these rules. These rules prevail in the event of any conflict or inconsistency with any other communications, including advertising or promotional materials.
For any feedback or questions regarding the Contest, Prizes, or Winners, you can contact Sponsor by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If for any reason this Contest is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this contest, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the Entry and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest.
Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Entrant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Contest or downloading any materials in this Contest.
Release and Indemnification: BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, ENTRANTS RELEASE AND HOLD THE SPONSOR, ITS AFFILIATES, AND FACEBOOK HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, RIGHT, CLAIMS, AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND ARISING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THE CONTEST OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY CONTEST-RELATED ACTIVITY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ACCESS TO ANY MATERIALS, OR RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM THE PRODUCTION OR SUBMISSION OF A SCREENSHOT INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY TRAVEL OR OTHER ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE ENTRANT’S PRODUCTION OR SUBMISSION OF A SCREENSHOT FOR THE CONTEST, OR FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, AS WELL AS CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY.
Each Entrant agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor and its affiliates from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, expenses and costs (including legal fees) brought or asserted by or on behalf of any third party against the Sponsors or their affiliates arising from or related to the Entrant’s screenshot infringing or allegedly infringing a third party’s intellectual property rights, publicity, privacy or confidentiality rights, or defaming or otherwise causing harm to a third party.
Sponsors: The Contest is sponsored by NC Interactive, LLC, 3180 139th Avenue SE, #500, Bellevue, WA 98005 (“NCSOFT”).
Winner List: For the winner list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (except residents of Vermont) to: NC Interactive, LLC, Attn: Winner List Lineage II Halloween Adena Art Screenshot Contest, 3180 139th Avenue SE, #500, Bellevue, WA 98005by April 3, 2014. A list of the winners also will be posted in the Aion forums.
Facebook Disclaimer: The Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Facebook.