My Lake Lawn
Official Rules and Conditions as of July 30, 2014
The “My Lake Lawn Photo Contest” is sponsored solely as a marketing promotion by Lake Lawn Resort (“Resort”) in Delavan, WI. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed and/or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or its business entities.
The “My Lake Lawn Photo Contest” is open to those individuals/families who complete the sponsored online registration through the Resort’s Facebook page. Registrants must be at least 18 years of age at time of registration. The contest is only open to legal residents of the fifty (50) States and the District of Columbia and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of the Resort, their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and void where prohibited. This contest is intended for entry in the 50 United States and the District of Columbia 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.
The “My Lake Lawn Photo Contest” begins August 1, 2014, 12 AM CST and ends August 31, 2014, 11:59 PM CST. All photograph entries must be received during the submission period stated. The Resort reserves the right to extend, shorten, or cancel the contest at their sole discretion with or without public notice. Your photograph entry must be submitted by 11:59 PM CST on August 31, 2014. Only one entry is allowed per person per day. Bonus entries can be earned by your Facebook friends entering the contest.
HOW TO ENTER
Entries for the “My Lake Lawn Photo Contest” must be made by submitting the photo through an online form during the contest period. Each entry must include the following:
1) First and last name of registrants;
2) Email address;
3) Contact phone number
4) Brief description of your photo
5) Date and location of your photo
RIGHTS TO ENTRIES
By submitting a photograph entry, you hereby: (a) grant Lake Lawn Resort, its legal representatives and those acting with the organization’s authority and permission, the absolute right and permission to copyright and use, reuse, and republish your photograph, and consent to the use of any printed matter in conjunction therewith; (b) waive any right you may have to inspect or approve the finished product, products, advertising copy or printed matter that may be used in connection therewith, or the use to which it may be applied; (c) release, discharge and agree to save Lake Lawn Resort, its legal representatives and assigns, and all persons acting under the organization’s authority and permission, from any liability by virtue of blurring, distortion, alteration, optical illusion, or use in composite form, whether intentional or otherwise, that may occur or be produced in any processing of said photograph, as well as any publication thereof.
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 above. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Lake Lawn Resort, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Any questions, comments or concerns regarding the promotion should be directed toward Lake Lawn Resort.
By submitting an entry in the “My Lake Lawn Photo Contest”, each contestant 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 the Resort, 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; the Resort does not permit the infringement of others’ rights and any use of materials not original to the entrant (except copyrighted materials owned by the Resort) is grounds for disqualification from the contest.
DETERMINING A WINNER
On or about September 17, 2014, one (1) entrant will be selected, as voted on by the Resort Facebook fans, among all eligible entries received to determine one (1) potential winner (“Selected Entrant”).
The Resort will attempt to notify the selected entrant via phone, email, or Facebook message within one (1) day of the end date of the contest voting period. If the selected entrant cannot be contacted within twenty-four (24) hours after the first attempt to contact him/her, the Resort may select an alternate Entrant as the winner.
Except where prohibited by law, the selected entrant’s acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for the Resort to use said entrant’s name, photographs, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice, and city and state address for promotional or advertising purposes in connection with the contest on a global basis, and in all forms of media, now or hereafter known, in perpetuity, without review, permission or further compensation. All entrants give Lake Lawn Resort permission to use their photo in all advertising media in perpetuity.
In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problem, the Resort may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the contest to address the impairment and then resume in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these official rules or (b) terminate the contest in its entirety and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken.
The Resort reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the contest or to be acting in violation of these official rules in a disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Resort reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. You may not enter using a bot or other device or artifice to enter or obtain more than the maximum number of qualified entries. Failure by the Resort to enforce any provision of these rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Wisconsin.
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these official rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the resort in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Wisconsin, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Wisconsin or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Wisconsin.
The selected winner will be recorded and made available on Facebook at the following online location: http://www.facebook.com/LakeLawn
To request an official winners list, send a self-addressed, stamped (#10) envelope to:
Lake Lawn Resort
“My Lake Lawn” Photo Contest
2400 E. Geneva St.
Delavan, WI 53115
Requests must be received within prior to October 31, 2014.