Bring them Home Contest Official Rules

Bring them Home Contest Official Rules

17 June 2014

BRING THEM HOME CONTEST Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

  1. How To Enter and Contest Period: Bring Horses Home Contest begins on June 18th, 2014 at 6:00 PM Eastern Time (ET) and ends July 18th, 2014 at 11:59 PM ET. (Submission Period)  Participate in the contest by LIKING, FOLLOWING and SHARING the page. Voting for your name by having your friends LIKE your post under the thread begins on June 17th, 2014 at 6:00 PM Eastern Time (ET) and ends July 17th, 2014 at 11:59 PM ET.
  2. To enter the Contest, visit the Stolen Horse International, Inc. aka Netposse.com Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/StolenHorseInternationalNetPosse (Website), complete the entry guidelines.
  3. Entries that are forged, altered, mechanically reproduced or generated by macro, bot, or other automated means will not be accepted and will be void. Sponsor’s liability for any irregular entry shall be limited to replacement of another entry. If you enter using a mobile device, standard data charges may apply from your carrier.
  4. Eligibility: The Contest is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, who LIKE/FOLLOW/SHARE the Stolen Horse International, Inc. aka NetPosse.com Facebook Page and are eighteen (18) years of age or over at the time of entry. Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, its divisions, subsidiaries, distributors, representatives, and any promotion or advertising agency associated with this Contest are not eligible to enter or win a prize. Relatives (spouse, father, mother, in-laws, grandmother, grandfather, brother, sister, children and/or grandchildren) and household members (whether or not related) of such employees, officers and directors are also not eligible to participate or win a prize. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Contest subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  5. Contest Criteria, Rules and Warranties: To enter the CONTEST, you must LIKE/FOLLOW and SHARE Stolen Horse International, Inc. aka NetPosse.com. You must COMMENT under the CONTEST thread, “I care and I shared.” Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove from the Website and disqualify from the Contest any person violating these criteria, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
  6. Voting and Selection of Winners/Odds: Your Friends and Fans may LIKE (VOTE) for your post on the Stolen Horse International, Inc. aka Netposse.com Facebook page by LIKING your comment under your name. You must have at least 10 LIKES to be eligible to win a prize. Entries during the Voting Period by macro, bot, or other automated means and votes generated through voting exchanges or similar vote solicitations will be disqualified, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. You may vote for your own comment.
  7. Winner Determination: On or about July 18th, 2014, Sponsor will determine three winners based on the eligible votes cast. The three (3) entries with the highest number of eligible votes will be the potential winners. Please note that the thread displaying the highest number of votes on the Website at the conclusion of the Voting Period may not correspond to the winning thread if Sponsor determines that certain votes must be disqualified as violating these Official Rules. In the event that two or more entries received the same highest number of eligible votes, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing to determine the order of the prizes among such tied entries.
  8. Decisions by Sponsor are final. Potential winners will be notified via e-mail and/or mail on or before July 30th, 2014, and must sign and return a declaration of eligibility and liability/publicity release (unless prohibited by law) within the time frame specified by Sponsor in order to claim the prize. If any prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or if potential winner fails to return the signed documentation to claim the prize within the required deadline, or if a potential winner is not eligible or otherwise has not complied with these Official Rules, then that potential winner will be disqualified and the entrant with the next highest number of eligible votes will be notified as a potential winner according to these Official Rules. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible votes your entry receives compared to the other entries in the Contest during the Voting period. There must be at least 25 entries in the contest to be a valid contest. If this number is not reached then the contest is null and voided.
  9. Prizes: The three (3) thread entries with the highest number of eligible votes will be the winners. The entry with the highest number of eligible votes will be the First Prize winner and will receive a Microchip of their choice, a national registration from the microchip supplier, a NetPosse Identification Program (NIP) registration, and valued at forty dollars ($40). The entry with the second highest number of eligible votes will be the Second Prize winner and will receive a Farm ID Tag, registration and a bamboo dog collar of their choice, depending on winner’s color and size preference, valued at approximately thirty dollars ($30). The entry with the third highest number of eligible votes will be the Third Prize winner and will receive a five dollar ($5) Tick Key tick removal device.
  10.  All federal, state and local taxes, as well as any expenses not specified as being provided in these Official Rules, are the sole responsibility of the winners. First Prize winner is solely responsible for the costs of using Microchip Kit, including but not limited to the costs of any services to insert the microchip and other costs. Bamboo collar and Farm ID Tag gift is subject to all terms and conditions generally applicable thereto. Sponsor will not replace lost or stolen tags. No transfers, prize substitutions, or cash redemptions will be made or allowed, except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the stated prize or portions thereof with another prize or portion thereof of equal of greater value for any reason, including, without limitation, should the stated prize or portions thereof become unavailable. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. All prize details not stated or specified in these Official Rules will be determined at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Actual prize may differ from images used in advertising Contest. Sponsor will ship prizes to the winners at the addresses provided in the confirmations within 6 to 8 weeks following confirmation.
  11. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: EACH PARTICIPANT AGREES TO RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFY FACEBOOK INC., SPONSOR, ITS DISTRIBUTORS, REPRESENTATIVES AND ANY PROMOTION OR ADVERTISING AGENCY ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CONTEST, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT, DIVISIONS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, AND PUBLIC RELATIONS AGENCIES, AND THE RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENCIES OF EACH (“RELEASED PARTIES”) FOR ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR INJURIES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND SUSTAINED IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE, ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, MISUSE OR AWARDING OF ANY PRIZE OR GOODS OR SERVICES PURCHASED WITH THE PRIZE OR WHILE PREPARING FOR, PARTICIPATING IN AND/OR TRAVELING TO OR FROM ANY PRIZE- OR CONTEST-RELATED ACTIVITY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY INJURY, DAMAGE, DEATH, LOSS, OR ACCIDENT TO PERSON OR PROPERTY. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED BY THE MANUFACTURER, THE WINNER AGREES THAT THE PRIZE IS PROVIDED AS-IS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR HEREINAFTER ENACTED, RELATIVE TO THE USE OR ENJOYMENT OF THE PRIZE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ITS QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
  12. Additional Disclaimers: Each participant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. The Released Parties are not responsible and/or liable for any of the following, whether caused by a Released Party, the participant, or by human error: any lost, late, incomplete, illegible, mutilated, or misdirected entries, e-mail, mail or Contest-related correspondence or postage-due mail; any error, omission, interruption, defect, or delay in transmission or communication; viruses or technical or mechanical malfunctions; interrupted or unavailable cable, telephone, cellular or satellite systems; errors, typos, or misprints in these Official Rules, in any Contest Piece, Contest-related advertisements or other materials; or incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled, or delayed communications or entry information. Released Parties are not responsible for electronic communications which are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in entrant’s e-mail account to receive e-mail messages. Except where prohibited, as a condition of participating in this Contest, each participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the participant and any Contest Entity, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, or the prize awarded, or the determination of the winner must be resolved individually, without resort to any form of legal action. Further, entrant further waives all rights to have any form of legal action in regards to this contest with their entry. This Contest and any dispute arising under or related thereto (whether for breach of contract, tortuous conduct or otherwise) will be governed by the laws of the State of North Carolina, without reference to its conflicts of law principles. Any legal actions, suits or proceedings arising out of this Contest (whether for breach of contract, tortuous conduct or otherwise) will be brought exclusively in the state or federal courts located in Shelby, NC, and each entrant accepts and submits to the personal jurisdiction of these courts with respect to any legal actions, suits or proceedings arising out of or related to this Contest. If any portion of these Official Rules is found to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable, for any reason, that portion must be severed from the rest and must not affect the agreement to resolve all controversies and claims through arbitration. Sponsor's failure to or decision not to enforce any provision in these Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that or any other provision. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials and these Official Rules (including any alleged discrepancy or inconsistency in these Official Rules), the discrepancy will be resolved in Sponsor's sole discretion. If Sponsor determines at any time in its sole discretion that the winner or potential winner is disqualified, ineligible, or in violation of these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to select an alternate winner, even if the disqualified potential winner’s name may have been displayed or announced publicly. By participating in the Contest, (except where prohibited by law) each participant consents to the use of their name, picture, likeness, voice, biographical data, and/or any information contained in their entry in advertising, promotion and marketing materials throughout the world, including on the internet, by the Sponsor, its representatives, agents, promotional partners and third party marketing entities, without additional compensation, notice, review, or approval. Sponsor’s decisions will be final in all matters, including interpretation of these Official Rules and awarding of the prize(s). Failure to comply with these Official Rules may result in disqualification from this Contest. Each participant further agrees to not damage or cause interruption of the Contest and/or prevent others from using the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to void entries and/or votes of any participants who Sponsor believes have attempted to tamper with or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of this Contest or who have violated these Official Rules. If the Contest is not capable of running as planned for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify, or suspend the Contest and to select winners in a manner consistent with the spirit of these Official Rules. Any person who supplies false information, obtains entries by fraudulent means, or is otherwise determined to be in violation of these Official Rules in an attempt to obtain any prize will forfeit any prize won and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. In the event of a dispute concerning who submitted an entry, the entry will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder of the Facebook account submitted at time of entry. An authorized account holder is defined as the natural person who is assigned to a Facebook account and will be required to submit a valid email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the Facebook account associated with the potentially winning entry. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE ANY ONLINE SERVICE OR WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATIONS OF THE CONTEST VIOLATES CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR MAY DISQUALIFY ANY PARTICIPANT MAKING SUCH ATTEMPT AND MAY SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
  13. Winner(s) List/Official Rules: To find out who won, send your request with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Stolen Horse International., Attn: Bring them Home Contest Winner List, PO Box 1341, Shelby, NC, 28151. Requests must be received by August 10, 2014. Allow 4 to 6 weeks following the conclusion of the Contest for processing requests.
  14. Privacy: By entering into the Contest, you are providing your personal information to Sponsor and not to Facebook. The personal information collected through this Contest is subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, incorporated herein and made a part hereof by this reference and available upon written request. By entering this Contest, you agree to the use of your personal information.
  15. Sponsor: Stolen Horse International, Inc., PO Box 1341, Shelby, NC, 28151. This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Any and all questions, comments or complaints regarding the Contest must be directed to Sponsor, not Facebook. Farm ID Tag and the NetPosse Store are not sponsors of this Contest and have not endorsed this Contest in any way.

 

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