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Mommy & ME Photo Contest OFFICIAL RULES

No Purchase Necessary

Void Where Prohibited

  1. Eligibility: No purchase is necessary to enter or win. The BabyMeTV Mommy & Me Photo Contest (“Contest”) is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry and who are not subject to any agreement that would interfere with their ability to enter this Contest or assign all rights to be assigned hereunder. Employees of BabyMeTV, its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, advertising and promotional agencies, including members of their immediate families (spouses, children, siblings, parents), and persons living in the same household as such persons, whether or not related, are ineligible. This Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and is void where prohibited by law. Entrants who have been employed as professional photographers are ineligible and photos taken by a professional photographer are also ineligible. Entrants may submit multiple entries but each entry must be unique and entrants may not win more than one prize. Entries that are received prior to or after the entry period, or that otherwise do not comply with all Contest rules, will be disqualified.
  2. Contest Description & Photo Guidelines: Entrants must be a Mommy and must submit a photograph that includes them and their baby, child or children (under age five) along with a description (under fifty words) of why they love their photo and feel that it demonstrates the special relationship they have together. Photos must be submitted in color and must be current pictures (taken within the time frame of the contest entry - deadline). The photo must be a digital photo under 500KB in either JPG or GIF format. Electronic entries - all entries must be uploaded to the designated web page at BabyMeTV.com. All entries must be the entrants’ original creation and not have been previously submitted to any other contest or published or used for any purpose, commercial or otherwise. Entries must not infringe on any third party’s rights or defame anyone. Any entrant whose entry includes likenesses of third parties or contains elements not owned by the entrant (including, but not limited to, trademarks and logos) must be able to provide sufficient releases for such use in a form satisfactory to the Sponsor. Entries may not be offensive, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion.
  3. How To Enter:The BabyMeTV Contest begins at 12:00:01 a.m. ET on May 11, 2008 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on June 30, 2008.

    Online Entry: Complete and submit the entry form on BabyMeTV.com and upload your photo according to the instructions on the form.

  4. Prizes: The Grand Prize - One (1) U.S. Series EE Savings Bonds, face value $500, purchased in September 2008 will be awarded to the best Mommy & Me Photo as determined on or about September 5th, 2008. Three additional runner up prizes with no cash value will be awarded.
  5. The Contest (and the awarding of prizes) is expressly contingent upon a sufficient number of eligible entries being received by the Sponsor, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. No transfer or substitution of prizes is permitted. Winners will be notified by mail, e-mail, or telephone and may be required to complete an Affidavit of Eligibility, Assignment of Rights, Liability/Publicity Release (where legal), and/or a W9 Taxpayer Identification Form as appropriate. Any such required documents must be signed, notarized, and returned within seven (7) days of issuance of notification. A winner’s failure to comply with any such requirements, or inability to notify a winner, or return of a prize sent to a winner, will result in disqualification and the prize may be awarded to the entrant with the next highest score. Any taxes related to the prizes are the sole responsibility of the individual winners. Sponsor assumes no responsibility or liability for damages, losses, or injury resulting from acceptance or use of any prize.
  6. Judging: Entries will be judged by a panel of BabyMeTV.com judges based on the following criteria: creativity (25 %), originality (25 %), entertainment value (25 %), and your description of why you (entrant) love your photo (under fifty words) (25%). The highest description score shall serve as a tiebreaker in the event of a tie. If there is still a tie based on the description score, the Judges will, in their sole discretion, choose the entry with the best description to break the tie. Judging will be conducted under the supervision and at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding with respect to judging and all other matters concerning the Contest. The top ten entries selected by the Judges will be posted on a Mommy & Me finalist page where visitors will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite photo. The entry with the most votes will receive the Grand Prize. In the event of a tie, the grand prize winner will be chosen by the BabyMeTv.com judges based on the photo description. Three additional prizes will be awarded to the photos that receive the next highest vote.
  7. Winners List: A list of winners will be posted on BabyMeTV on or about September 15st, 2008.
  8. Licenses & Consents: By entering the Contest, each entrant authorizes Sponsor, and its respective partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, licensees, successors to make use of his or her entry in connection with BabyMeTV.com (the “Website”), and assigns and transfers to Sponsor all rights, title, interest, and claims that entrant has or may have in the future to his or her entry, including but not limited to the copyrights therein. Sponsor shall have the sole right to modify, use, assign, or dispose of such entries however it wishes, throughout the world, an unlimited number of times in perpetuity, to copyright, to use, and to license others to use, in any manner, all or any portion thereof in connection with the Website or otherwise, without entrant’s approval. Entrant grants Sponsor the right to use and license to others his or her name, voice, likeness, and any biographical material concerning entrant which entrant may provide, without additional consideration, except where prohibited, in any and all media and in the promotion, advertising, sale, publicizing, and exploitation of the Website and/or otherwise (and ancillary products in connection with the Website) and in conjunction with Sponsor throughout the world in all media, an unlimited number of times in perpetuity. Entrant waives any right of inspection or approval of his or her entry or the uses to which such entry may be put, and acknowledges that Sponsor will rely on this permission, potentially at substantial cost to entrant, and hereby agrees not to assert any claim of any nature whatsoever against anyone relating to the exercise of the permissions granted hereunder.
  9. Conditions & Restrictions: All entrants acknowledge that they have read and consent to be bound by these Official Rules, including all eligibility rules, and the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use of BabyMeTV.com, by submitting an entry. All entries become the property of BabyMeTV (“Sponsor”) and will not be returned. Sponsor will not acknowledge receipt of entries. Entries are void if received with postage due, incomplete, late, lost, damaged, or otherwise unable to be viewed. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO PROSECUTE AND SEEK DAMAGES AND/OR ANY OTHER REMEDY FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any provision of these rules shall not constitute a waiver of the preceding provision. If the Contest is incapable of being executed as planned for any technical or other reason, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant or terminate or modify the Contest as appropriate within the sole discretion of the Sponsor.
  10. Limitation Of Liability: By entering the Contest, each entrant releases and discharges Sponsor and their assigns and licensees from any and all responsibility or liability arising out of or in connection with their use of his or her entry, including but not limited to, any claims for defamation, invasion of privacy, or right of publicity. Neither Sponsor, nor their agents, employees, subsidiaries, or affiliates, shall have any liability for any indirect, special, punitive, or consequential damages, including, without limitation loss of opportunity or goodwill. Entrant acknowledges that Sponsor and their agents, employees, subsidiaries, or affiliates have neither made nor are in any way responsible for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in law or fact, with respect to any prize. In no event shall the sole, maximum liability of sponsor or their respective affiliates exceed the approximate retail value of the prizes.
  11. Sponsor/Administrator: The Sponsor of this Contest is Halperin Creative Communications, LP, Attention: BabyMeTV, P.O. Box 363, Jamison, PA 18929