Official Rules

I Love My Dog So Much Photo Contest

 

1. How To Enter:

The Promotion begins at 12:00:01 a.m. ET on the 1st day of every month and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on the last day of each month (“Promotion Period”). To enter, visit ilovemydogsomuch.com/share-dog (“Website”), and follow the online instructions to submit a digital photo of your dog and complete the entry process. The I Love My Dog So Much (Sponsor’s) computer will be the official time clock for the Promotion.

2. Eligibility:

    1. Open and offered only to legal residents the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who have reached the age of majority in the state of his/her residence as of start date of Promotion. Entrant must have the legal right and ability to give broad permission for I Love My Dog So Much to use the photo of his dog and/or must have secured, prior to entry, the written permission of any person and/or dog owner other than entrant.
    2. In addition, the winners selected by the judges will be required to provide contact details in order to send any contest prizes. Winners will also agree not to allow I Love My Dog So Much to share and promote their image for promotion or commercial purpose.
    3. Employees and directors of I Love My Dog So Much (“Sponsor”), and its parent, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, advertising, promotion or production agencies, and their immediate family members or individuals residing in their same household, are not eligible to win the contest.

      3. Winner Selection:

      You may enter the contest as many times as you like and are encouraged to promote for others to vote for your dog through various streams, including email, blogging, social networking sites, etc. You can vote for each dog once. Votes made from computers on a shared Internet connection are counted as a single vote.

      To be considered a legitimate vote, a voter must visit the photo contest page of the entered dog on ILoveMyDogSoMuch.com and click on the “heart” icon. All photos entered in the photo contest regardless of number of votes have a chance to appear on the I Love My Dog So Much website and social channels. I Love My Dog So Much reserves the right to verify, in its sole judgment, winner eligibility. I Love My Dog will notify winners by email approximately 1-5 days after the end of the promotion period shown in Section 1 above.

      I Love My Dog So Much reserves the right to change these contest rules at any time. Inappropriate photos and comments will be deleted.

      4. Prizes & Retail Value:

      Winning Photo(s) may be used in social posts and on the website as determined by sponsors. In addition, the winner and participants(s) will receive a gift from this promotional period’s partnering sponsor.

      5. General Rules:

      1. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, delayed, incomplete, corrupted or misdirected entries, whether caused by electronic, network, software or computer failures and malfunctions of any kind or by human error. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable e-mails resulting from any form of active or passive e-mail filtering by a user’s Internet service provider and/or e-mail client, insufficient space in user’s e-mail account to receive e-mail, or for any other technical reason.

      2. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or terminate the Promotion (or any portion thereof) if fraud, misconduct or technical failures, including computer virus, bug, or other technical problems, destroy or threaten to destroy the integrity of the Promotion. Sponsor may elect, if feasible and in its sole discretion, to choose winners from among all eligible entries received prior to the time of such a forced termination.

      3. In the event a dispute arises regarding specific winner entitled to receive prize, entry will be deemed made by the “authorized e-mail account holder,” which shall mean the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail 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.

      4. Any damage made to the Website will also be the responsibility of the authorized e-mail account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. Any attempt by an individual to damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of this Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from and to prosecute any such individual to the full extent of the law.

      5. By participating in this Promotion, entrant agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of the judges, which are final. Entrants must click to “accept” the terms of use listed at the point of entry, which will include very broad permission for I Love My Dog So Much and its agents to post any entered photo on websites and to use it anywhere in any context, including advertising, without additional compensation. The terms of use are incorporated by reference and made part of these rules.

      6. Upon a finding on non-compliance with these Official Rules and requirements, or if prize/prize notification is returned as non-deliverable, or if a winner is found to be ineligible, such prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner selected by Sponsor’s judges.

      7. The Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. It is void where prohibited by law. Winner is responsible for any tax due on winning amount.

      8. Entrants who participate in this Promotion hereby waive and release, and agree to hold harmless the Sponsors, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, licensors, advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees and representatives and agents, from and against, any and all rights, claims and causes of action of any kind whatsoever that may arise from their participation in this promotion and/or their acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any good obtained with the prize gift card.

      6. Winners List:

      Participants will be notified by email of the winner 1-5 days after the contest closes. To see the names of the winner(s), visit ilovemydogsomuch.com/submission-vote-gallery/ approximately 30 days after the end of the promotion period shown in Section 1 above.

      7. Sponsor:

      I Love My Dog So Much, LLC.

      RELEASE AND LICENSE

      In consideration of entering my photo in the I Love My Dog So Much Photo Contest, I hereby grant toI Love My Dog So Much, its employees, agents, licensees and personnel who are acting on its behalf (“I Love My Dog So Much”), the absolute and irrevocable right and permission throughout the world and in perpetuity, with respect to the attached digital photograph of my dog, me and/or others (if applicable), as well as my image, likeness, name, testimonials, statements, if any, or other related items (the “Authorized Material”):

      1. To use, re-use, publish, re-publish, post on a website, transmit, modify and edit the Authorized Material, in whole or in part, severally or in conjunction with other materials, in any medium now or hereafter known, for commercial, promotional and educational purposes and for any other purpose whatsoever, including without limitation, publicity, marketing, advertising, fundraising and/or trade, and
      2. To claim and register copyrights in any materials created byI Love My Dog So Much based on, derived from or incorporating all or part of any of the Authorized Material inI Love My Dog So Much’s own name or any other name that it may choose.

      I hereby release and discharge I Love My Dog So Much from any and all claims and demands whatsoever arising out of or in connection with the use of the Authorized Material or any reproduction thereof and waive any further claim for compensation in connection with the use of the Authorized Material. I acknowledge that the Authorized Material may be altered or modified and waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product.

      This Release and License shall inure to the benefit ofI Love My Dog So Much’s successors and assigns and shall be binding upon my heirs, successors, assigns and legal representatives.