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12-27-2016, 11:40 AM
SECRET SANTA (FRIEND) CONTEST – 2016
("PROMOTION" OR “CONTEST”)
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS PROMOTION.
Purchase will not improve odds of winning.
The Promotion is sponsored by GREE International Entertainment, Inc. (“Sponsor” or “GREE”). Google, Inc. and Apple, Inc. (the “Platform Operators”) are not sponsors of or responsible for the Promotion.
Eligibility: Promotion is open only to individuals who (a) are residents of any of the following: the 50 United States, District of Columbia or Canada (excluding Quebec) and (b) are at least 13 years of age. Directors, officers and employees of Sponsor and any of its or their respective affiliate companies, subsidiaries, agents, professional advisors, and advertising and promotional agencies, and immediate families of each, are not eligible to win any prizes.
Promotion Period: The Entry period for the Promotion starts at 12:00:00 AM (all times Pacific Time) (“Start Time”) on December 27, 2016 and ends at 11:59:59 PM on December 31, 2016 (the “Entry Deadline”). The time beginning at the Start Time and ending at the Entry Deadline is the “Submission Period.” All entries must be received during the Submission Period to be eligible to win.
How to Enter: Each person entering the Contest (each, a “Contestant” or “Entrant”) must enter the Contest by writing a brief description about why one of his or her friends (the “Friend”) in GREE’s Knights & Dragons game (the “Game”) is “really awesome.” Submit your description (an “Entry”) to the Google form enclosed in the Contest announcement. Your Entry should contain at least the following: The text of the description; and your Friend Code. In addition, you must have an active and enabled forum account for the Game. There is a limit of two (2) Entries per individual.
Judging Criteria: Each Entry will be judged on the following criteria: creativity and relation of the Entry to the Game. The judging will be done in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right in its discretion to alter or reject a winning Entry, including but not limited to the top winner’s Entry. All decisions of the judges regarding this Promotion are final and binding in all respects.
Prizes: There will be at least one (1) and up to ten (10) Winners chosen from Entries for players on each of the Apple iOS and Google Android platforms (each a “Platform”). Each Winner will be chosen by Sponsor. All Entries will be posted in the Forum.
(a) Each Entrant with a winning Entry (“Winner”) will receive one (1) in-game virtual item of "Shadowforged Armor" of the Winner’s choice (the “Armor Prize”) added to his or her account for the winning submission. In addition, the Friend of the Winner will also receive the Armor Prize. The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Winner prize is US$500
(b) Each Winner will be notified via communication to his or her forum account or email on or about January 10, 2017. Odds of winning a prize depend on number of eligible entries received. All prizes will be awarded. No substitutions or exchanges (including for cash) of any prizes will be permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value for any prize. Limit one prize per household or address. All prizes are 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). ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL TAXES ASSOCIATED WITH THE RECEIPT OR USE OF ANY PRIZE ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE WINNER.
Promotion Rules: In order to be eligible, your Entry must adhere to these Official Rules as well as the following:
• Your Entry must adhere to GREE’s Terms of Service, currently located at http://product.gree.net/us/en/terms/, which apply to this Promotion. Please note that your Entry constitutes User Content as defined in GREE’s Terms of Service and GREE’s Privacy Policy, currently located at http://product.gree.net/us/en/privacy, applies to your Entry.
• Your Entry must adhere to the GREE Forum Code of Conduct, currently located at http://forums.gree.net/showthread.php?96769-Forum-Code-of-Conduct. Without limiting the foregoing, the Entry must adhere to the requirements of the GREE Forum Code of Conduct regarding: abusive and/or disrespectful content towards other players and staff; obscene, vulgar, and inappropriate text/images/links; inappropriate content based on race, ethnicity or nationality; and politics and religion or religious figures.
Without limiting GREE’s Terms of Service, or GREE’s Privacy Policy (a) each Entry must be Contestant’s own original work and cannot infringe on the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of another individual, corporation or entity; and (b) Entrant hereby grants to GREE a non-exclusive, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, and worldwide license to use, modify, reproduce, publish, perform, display, distribute, make derivative works of and otherwise commercially and non-commercially exploit all content submitted by Entrant (the “Entry Materials”) in any manner or medium now existing or hereafter developed, without separate compensation to Entrant or any other person or entity. The Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person that it determines has violated GREE’s Terms of Service, the GREE Forum Code of Conduct, or these Official Rules, or tampered with the entry process, or the operation of the Sponsor’s or any Social Media Site’s web site or service. Use of bots or other automated process to enter this Promotion is prohibited and may result in disqualification at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. The Sponsor further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify this Promotion if it is not capable of completion as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force majeure or technical failures or difficulties of any sort.
General Release: By entering the Promotion, you release Sponsor, the Platform Owners and any of its and their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Promotion or delivery, misdelivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use a Prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.
Warranty and Indemnity: Entrant warrants that Entrant’s Entries are Entrant’s own original work and that Entrant shall not submit any Entry that: (a) infringes any third party proprietary rights, intellectual property rights, industrial property rights, personal or moral rights or any other rights, including without limitation, copyright, trademark, trade names, industrial designs, patent, trade secret, privacy, publicity or confidentiality obligations; or (b) otherwise violates applicable state, federal, or local law.
To the maximum extent permitted by law, Entrant agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor from and against any and all claims, actions, suits or proceedings, as well as any and all losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or accruing from: (i) any Entry or other material uploaded or otherwise provided by Entrant that infringes any copyright, trademark, trade secret, trade dress, patent or other intellectual property right of any person or defames any person or violates their rights of publicity or privacy; (ii) any misrepresentation made by Entrant in connection with the Contest; (iii) any non-compliance by Entrant with these Official Rules; (iv) claims brought by persons or entities other than the parties to these Official Rules arising from or related to Entrant's involvement with the Contest; (v) acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Contest-related activity or participation in the Contest; or (vi) any breach by Entrant of any warranty set forth in these Official Rules.
General Terms and Conditions: If you are under the age of 18 or such higher age of majority in your jurisdiction (a “Minor”), one of your legal guardians must submit a signed, written statement that they have read, understood and agree to these Official Rules with your Entry, and that such agreement constitutes acceptance of these Official Rules on behalf of you as a Minor and themselves. The Promotion and these Official Rules will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of the State of California, USA. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and municipal laws and is void where prohibited. Any provision of these Official Rules deemed unenforceable will be enforced to the extent permissible, and the remainder of these Official Rules will remain in effect. Sponsor shall not be responsible for late, lost, illegible, incomplete, damaged or misdirected entries and accepts no responsibility for any injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from an entrant’s participation in this Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right to amend these Official Rules or to terminate this Promotion. These Official Rules may be changed at any time, but only by the Sponsor and only by posting new rules on the Sponsor’s web site (including the user forums). These Official Rules will not be construed to impose upon the Sponsor any obligations for any losses, debts or other obligations incurred by any Promotion participant. Except where prohibited by law, entry into the Promotion constitutes permission to use Entrant’s name, email address, physical address, likeness and/or Prize information, without limitation, for Sponsor’s promotional purposes without further permission or compensation. As a condition of being awarded a prize, winners may be required to confirm such permission in writing and execute and deliver a written affidavit of eligibility, acceptance of these Official Rules, release of liability, tax forms, and other reasonable documentation. By entering, entrants certify that they have complied with these Official Rules and are eligible to win. For a copy of the winners list or these Official Rules, send a written request with a self-addressed, business-size return envelope to: GREE International Entertainment, Inc., 185 Berry Street, Suite 590, San Francisco, CA 94107, Attn: Secret Santa (Friend) Contest – 2016. By entering, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. The Promotion and all accompanying materials are Copyright ©2016 by GREE International Entertainment, Inc. All rights reserved.