LAUNCH Sweepstakes 2021 Official Rules
SPONSOR: Interior Design Media Group, LLC, 3651 NW 8th Avenue, Boca Raton, Florida 33431, a Delaware limited liability company, is “Sponsor” of the Sweepstakes.
ELIGIBILITY: Open to architecture and interior design professionals who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia. Must be 21 years of age or older at the time they submit their entries. More specific eligibility requirements for the LAUNCH NeoCon Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) are set forth in the Sweepstakes submission materials available at info.interiordesign.net/launch (the “Submission Materials”). Employees (and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each) of Sponsor and its affiliates are not eligible to enter or win. Any company which may sponsor a broader campaign of which the Sweepstakes are a part (“Campaign Sponsor”) has no interest in, or control over, the Sweepstakes. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these official rules (the “Official Rules”), and that the decisions of Sponsor regarding the Sweepstakes, and the application of the Official Rules, are final and binding in all respects.
HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO OBTAIN AN AWARD. Entry instructions (including, without limitation, submission specifications, categories of submissions, geographic scope of submissions, the submissions entry period, and the submissions entry methodology) are set forth in the Submission Materials. Submissions that are not received within the Sweepstakes submission entry period and prior to the date and time that submissions close are void. All Sweepstakes submissions will be received electronically as set forth in the Submission Materials; no physical submissions will be accepted. One (1) Sweepstakes submission may be submitted per entrant. For purposes of these Official Rules, receipt of an electronic Sweepstakes submission occurs when Sponsor’s servers record receipt thereof. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the entrant, the entrant will be deemed to be the individual or entity who is the registered holder of the submitting e-mail account. Sponsor will not verify receipt of Sweepstakes submissions. Incomplete or other technically deficient Sweepstakes submissions will be void. Sponsor is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry of information by entrants; lost Sweepstakes submissions or transmissions; interrupted or unavailable network, server, or other connections; scrambled transmissions or other errors or problems of any kind whether mechanical, human, or electronic, technical malfunctions of the computer hardware, software, or any combination thereof; or problems associated with any virus or any other damage caused to entrants’ systems.
SUBMISSIONS; ENTRANT’S REPRESENTATIONS, WARRANTIES AND COVENANTS: All Sweepstakes submissions become the property of Sponsor upon submission and will not be returned. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any copyright in the materials that are part of a Sweepstakes submission remain the property of its creator(s). By participating in the Sweepstakes, including transmission of any submission, each entrant hereby grants an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide non-exclusive license to Sponsor (and any of its corporate affiliates, and its advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, its “Affiliates”) to reproduce, distribute, display, perform, create derivative works, and otherwise use, including without limitation, by printing, publishing or broadcasting (collectively, “Use”) the Sweepstakes submissions and any photos, renderings, written content and other materials included in the Award submissions (“Submission Content”), and permits and consents to the extent allowable under applicable law Sponsor (and any of its Affiliates) use of each Sweepstakes winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and biographical information, in connection with the Sweepstakes and promotion of the Sweepstakes, in any media now or hereafter known, for no additional compensation. Entrant, for itself and any other creator(s), waives all moral rights in the Submission Content and further consents to Sponsor (or its Affiliates) altering or editing the content and publishing the content with or without name credit at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Each entrant, upon Sponsor’s request, must provide (within seven (7) calendar days of receipt of Sponsor’s request) a signed, written confirmatory license from the owner of any third party property included in the Sweepstakes submission as Submission Content, authorizing Sponsor (and any of its Affiliates) to reproduce, distribute, display, and create derivative works relating to the Submission Content in connection with the Sweepstakes and promotion of the Sweepstakes, in any media now or hereafter known. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant represents and warrants: (a) the entrant has full rights (either ownership or licensed use with sublicense authority) to all Submission Content; (b) Sponsor’s (or any of its Affiliates’) subsequent Use of Submission Content as described herein will comply with all applicable local and federal legal requirements, and does not violate any third party’s intellectual property rights or any contractual obligations of entrant or creator(s); (c) any third parties entitled to payments or similar rights with respect to Submission Content have been fully compensated by entrant for entrant’s use and Sponsor’s (or any of its Affiliates’) Use as described herein, or will be fully compensated under a binding written agreement by entrant with the third parties, such that no expense will be incurred by Sponsor (or any of its Affiliates) for the use; and (d) if an Sweepstakes submission includes any image that contains a person, the entrant has obtained an appropriate release from such person of any claims for libel or any right of publicity or privacy in connection with the Use of the image by Sponsor (or any of its Affiliates).
JUDGING CRITERIA: A random drawing will be conducted on or about December 1, 2021 by Sponsor to select the Sweepstakes winners from among all eligible entries received. ODDS OF WINNING DEPEND ON THE NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED. Potential winners will be notified by email and must sign and return any required Affidavit of Eligibility and Release within seven days of the date notice is sent or such other date set by Sponsor. Failure to respond within the applicable time period will result in forfeiture of prize and Sponsor shall have the option to award the prize to an alternate winner. The return of any Award notification or Award as undeliverable may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected.
AWARD WARRANTIES: Each Sweepstakes winner acknowledges that Sponsor, its Affiliates and any Campaign Sponsor, and their respective agents do not make, nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representations, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the quality, conditions, fitness or merchantability of any aspect of any Award.
AWARDS: The nature and type of recognition (including prizes, if any) with respect to winning any category of competition within the Sweepstakes are set forth in the Submission Materials. Awards will be announced as described in the Submission Materials.
AWARD RESTRICTIONS; TAXES: Any and all applicable federal, state, and local taxes are the sole responsibility of an Award winner. Prize(s), if any, cannot be substituted, assigned, or transferred.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: THE SWEEPSTAKES ARE VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual or entity it finds to be attempting to tamper with or undermine the submission process, and/or the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes; to violate these Official Rules; or to act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other person with respect to the Sweepstakes.
RELEASE; LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY; AND INDEMNIFICATION: BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES EACH ENTRANT AGREES THAT SPONSOR, AND ITS PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, REPRESENTATIVES, CONSULTANTS, CONTRACTORS AND LEGAL COUNSEL, AND ANY CAMPAIGN SPONSOR, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, AND AGENTS (THE “RELEASED ENTITIES”), WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY INJURIES, DAMAGES, OR LOSSES (DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE), AND SHALL BE HELD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFIED BY ENTRANT AGAINST, ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES AND EXPENSES) TO PERSONS, INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, OR PROPERTY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM SUBMISSION OR PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES OR IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY, OR ANY CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION OR INVASION OF PRIVACY OR INFRINGEMENT OF COPYRIGHTS RELATING TO THE SWEEPSTAKES OR AN ENTRANT’S AWARD SUBMISSIONS OR ANY BREACH OF ENTRANT’S REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES MADE HEREIN. IN ADDITION, THE RELEASED ENTITIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE IF ANY SWEEPSTAKES CANNOT BE MADE DUE TO ACTS OF GOD, ACTS OF WAR, NATURAL DISASTERS, WEATHER, BANKRUPTCY OR TERRORISM. DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes, including, with limitation, the selection of winners shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the state courts or federal courts sitting in New York, New York; (b) any and all claims, judgment, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; (c) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of laws rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.