LITTLE TIKES SUMMER VIDEO CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR OBLIGATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE
YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING
As a condition of participating in this Contest, you agree to be fully and unconditionally bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Contest or these Official Rules.
The Little Tikes Summer Video Contest (the “Contest”) is open to all legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of submission. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
Employees of Sponsor and its affiliates, as well as their immediate family (spouse, and parents, children and siblings, and their respective spouses regardless of where they live) and individuals living in the same households as the employees, whether related or not, are not eligible to participate in the Contest.
2. HOW TO ENTER
The Contest begins on Monday, May 11, 2018 at 3:00pm Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 11:59pm PT (the “Contest Period”).
To enter, during the Contest Period, upload a video of your child(ren) having “summer fun” playing with Little Tikes toys or products, utilizing your Facebook or Instagram account along with the hashtag #LittleTikesSummer (each a “Submission” and collectively, the “Submissions”). Videos must comply with the Submission Requirements set forth below.
By entering the Contest, you agree to abide by these Official Rules. All Submissions must be received during the Contest Period. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged or incomplete Submissions. Any form of Submission other than those described herein is void. All Submissions, regardless of the method of submission, become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
By entering the Contest, you understand that the winning Submission may be featured on the Sponsor’s website(s) and/or social media pages for viewing by the general public and otherwise used by Sponsor and its designees as otherwise set forth herein. All Submissions will be reviewed by Sponsor prior to posting. Sponsor does not guarantee the posting of any Submission and reserves the right to not post any Submission for any or no reason including, without limitation, if Sponsor deems in its sole discretion the Submission is inappropriate or does not conform to these Official Rules. Sponsor will not notify you whether your Submission has been approved or denied. Retain a copy of your Submission in its original format after uploading it. If you are the winner, you may need to provide Sponsor with your Submission in its original format. Failure to do so may result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate winner.
3. SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
The winner will be selected by the Sponsor from all eligible Submissions received during the Contest Period in accordance with the Official Rules. By entering the Contest, you warrant and represent that your Submission is in compliance with these Official Rules. The decision of the Sponsor is final and binding in all respects. Limit of one (1) prize per person, email address or household.
Your video should show your child(ren) having “summer fun” playing with Little Tikes toys or products, along with the hashtag #LittleTikesSummer. In addition, your video: (a) must feature Little Tikes toys; (b) must show Little Tikes toys and products being used in accordance with the safety instructions and user’s manual and in a manner that is not dangerous; and (c) should use humor, capture the essence of summertime, show playfulness, demonstrate ways to enjoy and engage with Little Tikes toys, and show multi-generational family fun time. Neighborhood parades, backyard BBQs, fun in the sun and outdoors, picnics, general celebration of summertime (INDOOR AND OUT!) are all a BIG plus!
Your Submission must comply with the following guidelines:
b. Your Submission must be your own original work, created solely by you; must not have been previously published, released or distributed in any manner or format; must not have won any award; and must not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity, or other personal or proprietary rights of any person or entity.
c. Your Submission must not contain or reference any brands, logos, trademarks or trade dress other than Little Tikes and/or that of the Sponsor.
d. Your Submission must not feature or refer to any persons unless you have obtained their express, written consent. You are solely responsible for obtaining, prior to submitting your video, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit Sponsor to exhibit and use your Submission in accordance with these Official Rules. If a person in your Submission is under the age of majority and you are their parent or legal guardian, your entering the Contest shall constitute consent to have your child’s name, image, voice and/or performance, as applicable, included in your Submission. If a person in your Submission is under the age of majority and you are not their parent or legal guardian, the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release. Sponsor reserves the right to receive copies of such releases upon request.
e. Your Submission must not contain any material that is lewd, obscene, sexually explicit, pornographic, disparaging, defamatory, libelous, inappropriate or objectionable.
You agree to indemnify and hold Sponsor harmless from and against any suits, claims, losses, damages and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees that Sponsor may sustain from any breach of a representation or warranty made by you or the use of any rights granted by you to Sponsor hereunder.
If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your Submission may be disqualified in the sole discretion of Sponsor. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of any person who submitted a Submission, the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the Facebook or Instagram account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address or social media account by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses or social media accounts for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
4. PRIZES AND ODDS OF WINNING
One (1) winner will be selected from all eligible Submissions received during the Contest Period. The winner of the Contest (the “Winner”) will receive one (1) LittleTikes.com gift card in the amount of Five Hundred Dollars (USD $500) (the “Prize”).
Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The Prize is awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied, (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose) by Sponsor. There will be no substitution or compensation for any Prize, or any part of such Prize, if it is forfeited due to Winner’s non-compliance with these Official Rules. The right to receive the Prize is non-assignable and non-transferable and no Prize substitution, transfer, cash equivalent or exchange will be allowed except by Sponsor at its sole discretion. Any required tax reporting forms will be furnished to the IRS. The Winner is responsible for the payment of all taxes and for any other costs and expenses associated with the acceptance of the prize.
By participating in this Contest you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Official Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of the Sponsor as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Contest. Acceptance of Prize constitutes permission for Sponsor to use Winner’s name, likeness, and Submission for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
5. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
A panel of judges will review all eligible Submissions received during the Contest Period and will select one (1) Winner based upon the following criteria: (a) 25% creativity, (b) 25% happiness and fun, (c) 25% summertime fun (indoor and out!), and (d) 25% positive brand representation. The decision of the judges is final and binding. The Winner will be notified via the email address associated with the Winner’s account on or about Friday, June 8, 2018 and may be posted on Sponsor’s website located at www.LittleTikes.com.
The Winner must complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and/or Proof of Identity Form provided by Sponsor, as well as any other documentation required by Sponsor in accord with these Official Rules, within seven (7) days of notification. If the Winner fails to return these documents in seven (7) days, or if the prize notification or Prize is returned as non-deliverable, or if Winner is found not to be in compliance with these Official Rules, or is otherwise ineligible, the Winner’s Prize will be forfeited. Any forfeited Prize, at Sponsor’s discretion, may be awarded to an alternate winner. In the event of non-compliance with these Official Rules, or if the Prize or prize notification is unclaimed or returned as undeliverable, the Prize will be forfeited. Any forfeited Prize, at Sponsor’s discretion, may be awarded to an alternate winner.
Except where prohibited by law, by entering the Contest, as a condition of participating in the Contest, you agree to the use by Sponsor and its designees, including partners, of your name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice and city and state address for advertising and promotional purposes for this and similar promotions, worldwide, and in perpetuity, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised without additional compensation, review or approval rights, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law. At the option of Sponsor, and except where prohibited, Winner may be required to execute a Publicity Release.
By entering the Contest, the Winner grants Sponsor the right to display his or her Submission for purposes of this Contest and the right to prepare derivative works of the Submission and exhibit on Sponsor’s website(s) and social media pages, for advertising and promotional purposes. The Winner hereby grants Sponsor a royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual license to display the Submission for promotional or advertising related purposes in any and all media. The Winner agrees to sign any documents that may be necessary to affect the assignment of the foregoing rights.
YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT IF YOU ARE A WINNER, YOUR IDENTIFYING INFORMATION MAY BE DISCLOSED TO THIRD PARTIES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, BEING PLACED ON A WINNERS’ LIST.
7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Sponsor is not responsible for: (1) stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, undeliverable or incomplete, inaccurate, delayed, illegible Submissions due to technical, computer, mechanical, printing, typographical, human or other errors relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of Submissions, the announcement of the Prize or in any Contest related materials; (2) technical failures of any kinds; (3) failures of any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest; (4) unauthorized human and/or mechanical intervention in any part of the Submission process or the Contest; (5) technical or human error that may occur in the administration of the Contest, the sending of Submissions or the processing of Submissions; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property that may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from your participation in the Contest or receipt or use of any Prize. If for any reason your Submission is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost or otherwise destroyed, corrupted or for any other reason not accepted as a Submission into the Contest, your sole remedy is to submit another Submission in the Contest. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in the opinion of Sponsor, could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend any Contest and select a winner from Submissions received prior to the action taken or in such other manner as Sponsor deems fair and equitable.
As a condition of participating in this Contest, you agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor, as well as Sponsor’s affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their respective agents, representatives, officers, directors, shareholders and employees from and against any injuries, losses, damages, claims, actions and any liability of any kind resulting from or arising from participation in the Contest or acceptance, possession, use, misuse or nonuse of any prize that may be awarded or for any injury or damage to your or any other person’s computer or wireless device relating to or resulting from participation in these Contest or downloading any materials in the Contest, or inability to access any web site or wireless service associated with this promotion, or any combination thereof. At the option of Sponsor, prize winners may be required to execute a separate Liability Release.
As a condition of participating in this Contest, you agree that (1) under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and you hereby waive all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (3) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorney’s fees.
Sponsor reserves the right to modify, change or enhance the eligibility, rules and/or jurisdiction for a particular prize. Any such change or modification will be announced in a manner deemed appropriate by Sponsor, in which case the change, alteration or modification will become effective immediately and will be incorporated and published into the Official Rules. Sponsor shall, however, be under no obligation to make any such change or modification.
Sponsor reserves the right to terminate the Contest by giving notice as deemed appropriate by Sponsor at its sole discretion, in which case the Contest will terminate immediately. Sponsor may give email notice of any such cancellation, suspension or termination of play, but shall not be obligated to do so. In the event the Contest is terminated, the prize will nevertheless be awarded as provided in these Official Rules.
ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE SPONSOR’S WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND, SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK CIVIL AND/OR CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
9. NAMES OF PRIZE WINNERS
For the names of the prize winners, any person may mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope, to: The Little Tikes Company, 2180 Barlow Road, Hudson, Ohio 44236.
This Contest is sponsored by The Little Tikes Company, 2180 Barlow Road, Hudson, Ohio 44236 (“Sponsor”). This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram. Facebook and Instagram are completely released of all liability by each participant in this Contest. You understand that you are providing your information to the Contest Sponsor and not to Facebook or Instagram. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest should be directed to the Contest Sponsor.
By registering with Sponsor, you will be given the opportunity to “opt-in” to receive periodic information, promotions, and giveaways from Sponsor, and/or other third parties, and/or results concerning your account via electronic email as provided in these Official Rules. If at some point, however, you decide that you no longer want to be included in such future promotions, you may “opt-out” by contacting Sponsor at https://www.littletikes.com.
12. GOVERNING LAW
You agree that the laws of the State of California will govern any and all disputes. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or your and Sponsor’s rights and obligations in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine, and all proceedings shall take place in Los Angeles, California. By entering this Contest, you hereby submit to the personal jurisdiction of those courts and waive all objections to that jurisdiction and venue for said disputes.
CONSUMER DISCLOSURE: NO PURCHASE OR OBLIGATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
You have not yet won a prize. The actual odds of winning any prize will depend upon the applicable contest as described above. All Submissions must be received by the Sponsor as indicated above to be eligible for the Contest. See Official Rules above for complete prize restrictions. Sponsored by: The Little Tikes Company, 2180 Barlow Road, Hudson, Ohio 44236