Facebook Image Contest Official Rules
Contest Open to Residents of Canada and the USA (some exceptions apply). These are the official rules for the Tail Towns Friends Creative Valentine's Day Getaway Image Contest (“Contest”). By entering, each entrant (“Entrant”) is deemed to agree with the Rules; do not enter the Contest if you do not agree to the Rules. The Contest begins on Thursday January 30th, 2014 at 10:00am EST and ends at 11:59pm EST on February 17th, 2014 (Contest Submission Period). Each Entrant must create an original graphic submission based on Tail Towns items (a Submission). All submissions must be GIF or JPG file formats. The maximum file size allowable per upload is 200KB. The Entrants to the Contest will be selected from the GanzWorld Share Center “Valentine's Day” Gallery. Only the chosen Submissions from the GanzWorld Share Center “Valentine's Day” Gallery will be considered for a prize. All Submissions will be posted from the Tail Towns Friends Facebook page administrator every Tuesday (Feb. 4th, Feb. 11th, Feb. 18th) and Thursday (Feb. 6th, Feb. 13th) during the Contest Submission Period. The Entrants’ Submission will be judged by the Facebook community by “sharing” the image that they like the most. There are two prize tiers. The Share Center Prize (Tail Towns™ Magnolia Tree) will be awarded to five “Share Center only” Submissions. The Facebook Page Prize (Tail Towns™ Winter Chapel) will be awarded to five Facebook users who “shared” the most. The items to be won and their monetary value are the following: To enter the Contest, visit share.ganzworld.com during the Contest Submission Period, click on the appropriate gallery and upload your “Submission”.     HOW TO ENTER:
Be sure to fill in all of the fields on the registration page. To upload your online Submission, click on the Browse button and find where you stored it on your computer. Each entry combined with the Submission constitutes an entry ("Entry") into the Contest. If you do not have access to the Internet and wish to enter online please inquire with your local library to see if they provide Internet access or visit an Internet Cafe.
Entries become the property of Ganz (“Sponsor”) and none will be returned. Entries will be rejected if Entry is not fully completed, if it is not received by Sponsor during the Contest Submission Period, or if the Entry does not comply with these Contest Rules, as determined in the sole and final discretion of Sponsor.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
Each Entry must include an original Submission. By entering the Submission, the Entrant represents and warrants that: (a) the Submission is an original creation of the Entrant and does not include or incorporate, in any manner, any work that was created and/or owned by a third party, other than with all legal consents necessary for the use of such work in connection with the Entry to this Contest; (b) the Submission is not libelous, defamatory, profane or obscene and does not infringe upon the intellectual property rights, rights of privacy or personality or any other statutory or common law rights of any other person; (c) he/she has obtained the consent of all necessary parties (or their parent or legal guardian of any individual under the age of majority) whose work or image is included in the Submission for it to be included in the Submission, for display to the public online, for the Entrant to assign all intellectual property rights in the Submission to Sponsor, and to waive all moral rights in and to any part of the Submission.
By uploading the Submission, you (and your parents/legal guardians, if you're under age 18) grant us a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, and distribute such materials or incorporate such materials into any form, medium, or technology (now known or later developed or devised) throughout the world. In addition, you waive any "moral rights" in those materials. You also represent that any materials submitted are original works and do not infringe the rights of any third parties. You also waive all recourse against Sponsor, its partners, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents and servants, and its advertising and promotional agencies relating to any prize or the Submission or participation in the Contest.
ELIGIBILITY: This Contest is open to residents of Canada and the USA who have reached the age of majority in their province or territory of residence at the time of Entry. If the participant is a child under the age of the majority, his or her Entry must be submitted by his/her parent or legal guardian. Residents of the Province of Quebec, States of New York and Florida are excluded from participation in this Contest.
You are not eligible if you are an employee of Sponsor, its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries or related companies, advertising or promotional agencies or a member of the immediate family of any such employee. For these Rules, "immediate family" includes spouse, mother, father, sisters, brothers, sons and daughters, whether living in the same household or not.
PRIZES: Delivery of the Share Center and Facebook Page prizes will be to the Winner's Facebook account.  We will contact the winner, not less than thirty (30) days of being declared a Winner, and request for their Facebook ID.  We will award the prize directly to their Facebook account.
Prizes must be accepted as awarded. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute a prize or prize component of equal or greater value. The odds of winning a prize depend upon the number and quality of Entries received during the Contest Submission Period. Maximum of six Share Center prizes and six Facebook Page prizes will be rewarded.
WINNER SELECTION: Submissions will be selected by Sponsor employees on the basis of originality and creativity.  The five "Share Center only" images will be selected and announced every Tuesday (Feb. 4th, Feb. 11th, Feb. 18th) and Thursday (Feb. 6th, Feb. 13th).  Out of everyone who Shares, the Tail Towns Friends Facebook Page Administrator will randomly select a winner.  This Winner will receive the "Facebook Prize". Odds of an Entry being selected will depend on the number and caliber of Entries received. Entries that do not comply with these Rules as determined solely by Sponsor will be disqualified. In the event of ties, a Judging Panel will decide the Winner.
No correspondence will be entered into except with the potential Winners and Winners. The decisions of the Judging Panel are final and binding on all Entrants without right of appeal.
By entering this Contest, each Entrant: (i) grants to Sponsor the right to use his/her name, mailing address, telephone number, e-mail address and any personal information contained in or related to the Submission (the "Personal Information") for the purpose of administering the Contest, including but not limited to contacting and publicizing the identity of the Winners; (ii) grants to Sponsor the right to use his/her Personal Information for any publicity and promotional purposes relating to the Contest or otherwise by Sponsor, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, including print, broadcast or the Internet, without further compensation unless prohibited by law; and (iii) acknowledges that Sponsor may disclose his/her Personal Information to any of its third-party agents or service providers in connection with any of the activities identified in (i) and (ii) above. Sponsor will use the Personal Information for identified purposes only and in a manner that is consistent with its privacy policy, available at www.ganzworld.com.
By accepting the Prize, each winner ("Winner") agrees that his/her Submission may be published on Facebook and Sponsor’s website and used in any of its future designs, advertising, promotions and public relations initiatives without consent, approval or further compensation.
If a dispute arises regarding the identity of an Entrant or ownership of a Submission, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address provided at the time of Entry. "Authorized Account Holder" shall be the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
GENERAL: Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate the Contest, in whole or in part, and/or modify, amend or suspend the Contest and/or the Rules in any way, at any time, for any reason without prior notice.
Sponsor assumes no responsibility for incomplete, lost, stolen, delayed, or postage-due Entries or damaged or misdirected entries or for any failure of any website, for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any Entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof including any injury or damage to an Entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from up-loading or down-loading any material in connection with the Contest.
Entries are subject to verification. Entries that are incomplete, have been submitted through unapproved means, or which do not otherwise conform with or satisfy any or all conditions of these Rules will be void. By entering, each Entrant agrees to abide by these Rules and the decisions of Sponsor which shall be final and binding in all matters related to the Contest.
The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, provincial and municipal laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law. All issues and questions concerning the Contest, the interpretation of the Contest Rules or the rights and obligations of Entrants and Sponsor shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Province of Ontario and federal laws applicable therein excluding any rule or principle of conflicts of law that may provide otherwise. Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site or to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek remedies and damages to the fullest extent permitted by law, including criminal prosecution.
All intellectual property, including but not limited to trade marks, trade names, logos, web pages and promotional materials are owned by Sponsor or its licensors. All rights are reserved. Any unauthorized reproduction of any intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.