Bernat Mystery Afghan Crochet-Along Contest Official Rules, Terms and Conditions
-NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase does not increase your chances of winning. Open to legal residents of the United States (excluding Puerto Rico) age 18 and up and legal residents of Canada (excluding Quebec) of the age of majority in their province.
-Employees (or immediate family members of employees) of Spinrite LP (“Spinrite”), along with its affiliated entities, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, legal advisors, their immediate family members and persons living in their same household, are not eligible to participate or receive prizes.
-Void wherever restricted, taxed or prohibited by law.
-Entries can be submitted beginning on December 8, 2010. Entries will be accepted until January 31, 2011 at 11:59pm EST.
-Participate in the Bernat Mystery Afghan Crochet-Along by crocheting an afghan in accordance with the instructions posted weekly on the Bernat Blog at http://blog.bernat.com/ (as described at www.bernat.com/CAL2010intro/) between September 22, 2010 and December 7, 2010 (the “Project”). The Project may be made with yarn of your choice. Email a photo of your completed project to email@example.com. Entry must include the entrant’s name, contact information (name, phone number, address, and email), and a complete list of the yarn(s) and shades used. Only completed Projects will be considered.
-Entries can also be mailed to:
Spinrite Head Office – c/o Crochet-Along Contest
320 Livingstone Avenue South
Listowel, ON CANADA N4W 3H3
Mail in entries also must include entrant’s name, a complete list of yarn(s) and shades used, and contact information (name, phone number, address, and email (if available).
-Limit of one (1) entry per person and per project. If more than one person contributes to the Project, only one of the contributors may enter the contest. Multiple entries by the same person or in relation to the same Project will result in disqualification.
Entrants must be the owner of copyright in the photos submitted to the contest, and the photographs must not infringe on any other party’s intellectual property rights. Entrants consent to use of the work in the manner indicated in the rules, including posting the photo of the winning Project on the bernat.com website and / or in advertising, and waive all moral rights in the photos.
NOTIFICATION OF WINNER:
The contest winner will be selected by random draw by Spinrite from all eligible entries on February 3, 2011.
-Spinrite will notify winner by email or phone. Spinrite is not responsible for late, lost, or misdirected notification. E-mail or phone notifications do not constitute a guarantee of a prize of any kind.
-Potential winner will be required to fill out and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability, and (where not prohibited by law) a Release of Publicity prior to the awarding of any prize.
-If the winner is a citizen of Canada, a mathematical skill testing question will be administered and must be correctly answered before an entrant is declared to be a winner.
-Prizes will be mailed within sixty (60) business days after receiving necessary information and, where not prohibited, an executed Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability and Release of Publicity from the winner.
-All federal, state, provincial and/or local taxes/duties are the sole responsibility of the winner.
-One (1) contest prize will be awarded to a single winner. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
-Contest prize: The winner will be asked to select a blanket pattern from all available afghan patterns listed on www.bernat.com. They will then be shipped the pattern and the yarn recommended to complete the pattern (in the color(s) of their choice). The approximate retail value of the prize is Cdn. $100. No cash or other substitution or transfer of prizes permitted, except that Spinrite reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value due to prize unavailability due to circumstances beyond its control.
RELEASE OF LIABILITY/PUBLICITY/COPYRIGHT
The entrant consents to the use of their name, photographs or likeness for publicity or advertising purposes without further compensation or notice where permitted by law. All entrants release Spinrite and its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, employees and all others associated with the development and execution of this contest from any and all liability with respect to, or in any way arising from, this contest and/or acceptance or use of the prize, including liability for personal injury, damages, death or monetary loss. By submitting an entry, entrant warrants and represents that entry is his/her own work, and that entry does not violate any law, regulation or any right of any third party. By submitting an entry, entrant grants Spinrite and its designees all rights embodied in entry and agrees that it may exploit all elements of such entry in any and all media now known or not currently known, without compensation to entrant, parent or legal guardian or any third party, unless prohibited by law. Further, entrants certify that the Spinrite reserves all rights, including the right to edit, publish, use, adapt, exploit, modify or dispose of any entry, online, in print, or in any other media for advertising and promotional or other purposes without compensation or notification to the entrant of any kind, except as prohibited by law. Spinrite reserves the right to deem an entry ineligible for this contest for any reason.
Spinrite is not responsible for any problems, failures or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, providers, computer equipment, software, e-mail, players, or browsers, on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any website, or on account of any combination of the foregoing. Spinrite is not responsible for any injury or damage to entrant or to any computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this contest. Entrant assumes liability for injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the contest, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any prize. Spinrite assumes no responsibility or liability in the event that the contest cannot be conducted as planned for any reason, including those reasons beyond the control of Spinrite, such as infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or corruption of the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this contest, the contest website, and/or www.bernat.com.
In the event of dispute over the identity of an entrant, online entries will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry, and the entrant may be required to provide identification sufficient to show that he/she is the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted upon entry. An “Authorized Account Holder” is the natural person who is assigned to an email address by the Internet Access provider, online service provider, or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses.
PRIVACY/USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION:
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
-Eligible entrants whose entry is selected as a potential winner are required to execute a publicity release (where permitted by law) and release of liability. The executed release must be provided before the entrant is declared to be a winner and is entitled to receive the prize.
-By submitting an entry, the entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules. These rules will be interpreted in Spinrite’s sole discretion, and all determinations made pursuant to these rules by Spinrite are final and binding.
-Spinrite is not responsible or liable for entries that are lost, misdirected, delayed, destroyed, or lost in delivery.
-All entries become the exclusive property of Spinrite, and as such, Spinrite has the right to edit, adapt, modify, publish, promote and otherwise use or not use the entries and the information contained therein in any way it sees fit. Entries will not be returned.
-All federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply.
-Spinrite reserves the right to terminate or suspend the contest or amend the contest and/or the contest rules
SPONSOR, LIST OF WINNERS
The sponsor of this contest is Spinrite LP.
To receive a list of the winners of this contest, please send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Spinrite LP, c/o Crochet-Along Contest, 320 Livingstone Avenue South, Listowel, Ontario, Canada N4W 3H3. Requests must be received by August 1, 2011.