Contest Rules

Bikini.com's Win edc tix

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN PRIZE

 

Bikini.com’s WIN EDC TIX contest (the “Contest”) is sponsored by All Star Media, LLC, Five Concourse Parkway, Suite 2400, Atlanta, GA 30328 ("Sponsor"). The Contest is governed by these official rules (“Official Rules”). By participating in the Contest, each individual agrees to abide by these Official Rules and understands that the results of the Contest, as determined by Sponsor, its agents, and the judging panels, are final in all respects. The Contest is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

 

ELIGIBILITY

The Contest is open only to residents of the United States (and D.C.) who are 18 years of age (or the age of legal majority in that individual’s state of residence) or older as of the start of the Contest. Participation constitutes each entrant’s full and unconditional acceptance of these Official Rules. Eligibility to receive a prize is contingent upon entrant fulfilling all requirements as set forth in these Official Rules. Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, its affiliates, underwriters of the Contest, and any other sponsors participating in the Contest (collectively, "Contest Entities ") and their parents, subsidiaries, consultants, agents, representatives and suppliers, and the Contest judges, as well as members of their immediate families (defined as parents, spouses, children, siblings and grandparents) and individuals living in the same household as those individuals, are not eligible to enter or win. Sponsor reserves the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant and to disqualify any entrant that Sponsor deems does not meet the eligibility requirements. ENTRANTS UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO ABIDE BY ALL REGULATIONS AND LAWS IN PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, AND NOT TO UNDERTAKE ANY ACTIVITIES IN THEIR PARTICIPATION WHICH COULD BE CONSIDERED UNSAFE OR UNHEALTHY. FAILURE TO ABIDE BY SUCH POLICIES MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION, AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION.

 

DISCLAIMER

USE OF THE CONTEST WEBSITE (AS DEFINED BELOW) IS SUBJECT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS POSTED ON THE WEBSITE. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE CONTEST WEBSITE IS CREATED AND COMPILED FOR YOUR INFORMATION AND USE.

 

CONTEST DATES

Contest Period: The Contest begins on 5/23/2013 and ends on 6/10/2013. Entry Deadline: All entries must be received by midnight eastern time, 6/7/2012.  The judging period is 6/7/2013 through 6/10/2013.  The potential winner will be selected on or around 6/10/2012.

 

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

To participate in the Contest, visit www.bikini.com and follow the instructions to enter ("Contest Website"). Complete the initial steps on the Contest Website in accordance with the Official Rules as follows ("Initial Contest Requirements"): follow Bikini.com’s “bikindotcom” user account on Instagram; like Bikini.com’s facebook page at www.facebook.com/bikinidotcom; post a screenshot (re-gram) of the contest graphic, available from Bikini.com’s official Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram pages linked from Bikini.com; re-tweet Bikini.com’s contest announcement tweet on Twitter; and subscribe to Bikini.com’s email newsletter at bikini.com.  Then, upload a photo to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag “BIKINIDOTCOMMDW” that embodies the Memorial Day Weekend celebratory spirit and includes the participant wearing swimwear (“Content Submission”).  You may be required to register for a Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account, if you do not already have one, to qualify to submit your Contest Submission.  Additionally, by entering the Contest, you agree to receive communication from All Star Media, LLC, such as updates about the Contest and newsletters from Bikini.com and other sites operated by All Star Media.  Of course, you may always opt out of receiving newsletters from All Star Media.  Qualified contest participants may submit as many contest submissions as they wish.

 

CONTEST JUDGING—WINNER SELECTION

To be eligible for the first round of judging you must have completed Initial Contest Requirements prior to the Entry Deadline.  The Initial Contest Requirements must be maintained through the end of the Judging Period, in order for the Sponsor to validate your compliance with them.

 

Selection of Winner

On or about 6/10/2013, a contest judging panel comprised of Sponsor representatives will evaluate and judge the Contest Submissions and determine a winner, using the following criteria:  Creativity – 25%; embodiment of Memorial Day Weekend celebratory spirit – 50%; embodiment of the Bikini.com lifestyle consisting of beach fashion and fun in the sun – 25%.

 

Results of the contest, as determined by the judging panel, are final in all respects. However, the Contest Entities are not responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the voting, and contestants agree that the Contest Entities are not liable for any malfunctions, inaccuracies, or errors related to the voting process and the results of the Contest.

 

CONTEST ADMINISTRATION

If any potential winner is determined to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules at any point, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify that contestant and designate another based on the criteria set forth above.

 

All decisions of the judging panels are final and binding in all respects.

 

The potential winner will be notified on or about 6/10/2013 by Twitter or Instagram according to the account information provided in their submission. If any potential winner cannot be reached by Sponsor (or its designee) within a one week period, that potential winner shall forfeit and an alternate potential winner shall be selected according to the judging criteria set forth above, time permitting.

The potential winner must sign and return all required forms, including, without limitation, eligibility prize acceptance and liability release forms, copyright license, and applicable forms, to Sponsor as requested by Sponsor and within five days of being contacted by Sponsor . If a potential winner fails to comply with these Official Rules or fails to return all of the required forms within the time specified, he or she may be disqualified, and an alternate may be selected by Sponsor according to the judging criteria, time permitting.

 

Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify a contestant if the Sponsor concludes that the use of that individual in advertising or publicity for the Contest would bring Sponsor or other Contest Entities into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on the Contest, Sponsor or other Contest Entities, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. A potential winner is not a winner and has not won any prize until that individual has been verified and notified by Sponsor.

 

ADDITIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS.

All components of the Contest Submission submitted in connection with this Contest must be the original creation of that contestant. Modifying, enhancing, or altering a third party's preexisting work does not qualify as an original creation. Contest Submissions must not have been previously released, distributed, licensed or made publicly available, submitted in any other contest or promotion, in whole or in part, or have won any other award. By entering this Contest, each contestant represents and warrants that he or she owns all right, title and interest in the Contest Submission and has the authority to grant to Sponsor and other Contest Entities the rights provided in these Official Rules. Each contestant agrees that the Sponsor and other Contest Entities are not responsible for any unauthorized use of a Contest Submission.

 

Contest Submissions must not: (i) incorporate, violate or infringe upon any third-party proprietary or personal rights, including without limitation copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, or privacy, property or publicity rights of any other person or entity; (ii) violate any law or be inappropriate, indecent, harmful, discriminatory, defamatory or obscene; or (iii) be unsuitable to be entered into this Contest for any reason whatsoever and/or communicate messages or images or content inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which the Sponsor wishes to associate, such as by including nudity or profanity.

 

By submitting a Contest Submission, each contestant hereby grants Sponsor and the members of the judging panel an unlimited, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use, reproduce, and display the Contest Submission, in whole or in part, for the purposes including, but not limited to, of administering and judging the Contest, awarding the prize and publicizing the Contest Submission or winning entry as part of this Contest, in any and all media whether now known or hereinafter invented. By submitting a Contest Submission, contestant acknowledges that Sponsor is not required to treat the Contest Submission as the confidential or proprietary work of the contestant.

 

Sponsor reserves the right to verify the accuracy of any information provided in connection with this Contest, and to otherwise investigate the eligibility of any contestant. A potential winner’s right to receive the Prize may be subject to such investigation and verification by Sponsor. Sponsor shall have the right to disqualify any contestant that provides any false, inaccurate or misleading information. If there are no compliant entries, the prize may not be awarded. Sponsor has no obligation to advise a contestant of an incomplete or otherwise non-compliant entry. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, postage-due, damaged, invalid, unintelligible, incomplete, garbled, or misdirected entries, all of which will be disqualified.

 

PRIZE

One (1) Prize to be awarded: Two (2) general admission tickets to Electric Daisy Carnival Las Vegas, or EDC Las Vegas, taking place in Las Vegas Nevada June 21-23 (the "Prize"). (Total ARV: US $900).  The winner is responsible for any travel and transportation to the venue, and accomodations during the music festival.

 

Except for the prize value, winner will not receive any additional monetary compensation or acknowledgement for participation in the Contest, any advertisement or other materials.  Sponsor shall not be responsible or liable in any manner if a winner is unable to accept or use all or any portion of the Prize due to failure to qualify or comply with these Official Rules or any law, regulation or other rules that apply to acceptance, receipt or use of the Prize.

 

ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE ARE SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER AND WILL BE BASED ON THE ACTUAL RETAIL VALUE OF THE PRIZE.

 

ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS

If the winner refuses to accept a Prize at any time prior to fulfillment of the prize award, Sponsor reserves the right not to award the prize, or time permitting, to award the prize to an alternate winner selected by the judging panel. Prize is non-transferable and cannot be assigned. The Sponsor and Contest Entities and their respective parents, affiliates and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives are not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Contest, including, but not limited to, errors in any printing or posting or these Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize. Any attempt to damage the content or operation of this Contest is unlawful and subject to possible legal action. Sponsor reserves the right to terminate, suspend or amend the Contest, without notice, and for any reason, including, without limitation, if Sponsor determines that the Contest cannot be conducted as planned or should a virus, bug, tampering or unauthorized intervention, technical failure or other cause beyond Sponsor’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Contest. In the event any tampering or unauthorized intervention may have occurred, Sponsor reserves the right to void suspect entries at issue. Contest Entities and their respective parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, agents, and representatives, and any telephone network or service providers, are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunction, lost or delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, line failure or malfunction of any telephone network, computer equipment or software, the inability to access any website or online service or any other error, human or otherwise.

 

INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, EACH CONTESTANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE CONTEST ENTITIES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES OR INJURY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES) WHETHER ARISING IN TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, WHETHER ACTIVE, PASSIVE OR IMPUTED), CONTRACT, WARRANTY, STRICT LIABILITY, RELIANCE OR UNDER ANY OTHER THEORY RESULTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THAT CONTESTANT'S PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST AND THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE THAT MAY BE WON, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE CONTEST ENTITIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE CONTEST ENTITIES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENTS, AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OF ANY PRIZE.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOUR DOWNLOAD, INSTALLATION AND USE OF THE CONTEST WEBSITE AND ALL OTHER ELEMENTS OF THIS CONTEST ARE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK. THE CONTEST ENTITIES AND THEIR PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THE CONTEST.

 

YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE CONTEST WEBSITE AND ALL OTHER ELEMENTS OF THIS CONTEST ARE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE CONTEST WEBSITE AND ALL OTHER ELEMENTS OF THIS CONTEST ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS-IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS AND YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND RISK FOR USE OF THE CONTEST WEBSITE AND ALL OTHER ELEMENTS OF THIS CONTEST AND THE INTERNET. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT THE CONTEST ENTITIES DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES REGARDING THE RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, AVAILABILITY AND/OR PERFORMANCE OF THE CONTEST WEBSITE OR OTHER ELEMENTS OF THIS CONTEST.

 

PUBLICITY

By participating in this Contest or accepting a prize, contestant grants Sponsor and its advertising and promotional agencies, and providers and those acting under their permission, the irrevocable and perpetual right to use his/her name, likeness, voice, comments, interviews and Contest Submission, in any and all media whether now known or hereinafter developed or perfected, for advertising and publicity purposes without payment of additional consideration, except where prohibited by law. Without limitation to the foregoing, winner may be photographed and video-taped, and winner grants Sponsor and its advertising and promotional agencies, and providers and those acting under their permission, the irrevocable and perpetual right to use his/her name, likeness, voice, comments, and any photographs or video or audio footage that may be taken for advertising and publicity purposes in any form of media, now known or hereafter developed or perfected, without payment of additional consideration or acknowledgement.

 

PRIVACY

Personal information collected from contestants during the Contest is subject to Sponsor’s privacy statement available at http://www.bikini.com/privacy-policy and, except as otherwise provided in these Official Rules, will be treated in accordance with the terms of that statement. Sponsor may engage certain third party companies to perform services in connection with the administration of this Contest and information provided by contestants may be collected and used by those third parties for purposes of administration of the Contest and the fulfillment and verification of prize awards. Contestants may have the opportunity during the Contest to opt-in to receive information, newsletters, or special offers from Contest Entities.

 

GOVERNING LAW

All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these official rules, or the rights and obligations of contestants or the sponsors in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Georgia, without giving effect to that state’s choice-of-law or conflicts-of-law rules or provisions; exclusive venue and jurisdiction shall be with federal and state courts located in Georgia.

 

Contestants agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, this Contest or the acceptance, use or misuse of the prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the District of Fulton County or the appropriate state court located in Fulton County, Georgia; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs, but in no event including attorneys' fees, disbursements or court costs; and (3) under no circumstances will contestant be permitted to obtain awards for, and contestant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental and consequential damages, and any other damages other than for actual out-of-pocket costs.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The Contest rules and all related web pages, content and code are the property of the Sponsor or authorized third parties. The copying or unauthorized use of any of those materials, associated trademarks or any other intellectual property without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

To view the name of the winner, please visit http://www.bikinimdw.com/bikinidotcomMDWwinner, or send a self-addressed stamped envelope with your request for the winners list to Remark Media, Inc., Five Concourse Parkway, Suite 2400, Atlanta, GA 20238, beginning 6/17/2013 through 10/1/2013.  Complete contest rules may be obtained at:  http://www.bikinimdw.com .