CONTEST TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- These terms and conditions together with any specific rules set out in the #MYeBags Photo Sharing Contest Rules (as defined below) are the #MYeBags Contest Rules (“Rules”) and apply to the #MYeBags Photo Sharing Contest (Contest) By entering this Photo Competition, entrants agree to be bound by these Rules.
- Rules specific to each Contest are displayed in a notice on the page for such Giveaway(“Terms & Conditions Notice“) or in a notice in which the Contest appeared and are incorporated into the Rules.
- eBags reserves the right to cancel or amend the Contest rules without notice for any reason. Any changes will be posted either within these terms and conditions or the Contest Notice.
- In the event of any dispute regarding the Rules, conduct, results and all other matters relating to a Contest Photo Submission, the decision of the eBags’ judge(s) shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.
- The photographer must be the sole author and owner of the photos entered in to the competition, respects photographers rights and does not claim copyright for images you submit to this contest, you will retain full copyright in each entry.
- By entering this contest you agree that any images you submit may be used by eBags. These uses include: displaying the entries on the contest website, promotion of the contests and the photographers, cropping and re-sizing the image as necessary to fit pre-defined formats for the competition.
- You hereby grant eBags a non-exclusive, irrevocable licence in each entry for the uses described in 1. above following the announcement of the winners, thereafter the image may be used for archival purposes on eBags.com
- You acknowledge your responsibility for protecting your entry against image misuse by third parties, by for example, but not limited to, the insertion of a watermark, eBags and its sponsors can assume no responsibility and are not liable for any image misuse.
- Our panel of judges will asses all entries and then select photos based on creativity, image quality, image clarity and originality.
- The judges’ decision is final and they do not enter in to communication relating to entries.
- To qualify to enter the Contest you must be resident in the United States and must “follow” eBags’ Instagram Account (@eBagsonline). The address you provide with your competition photo submission (“submission”) may be used to send any prizes so please make sure this is correct.
- Employees of eBags or any associated company of eBags and their immediate families, persons connected with the competition/prize draw and their immediate families i.e. prize sponsors, newsagents, wholesalers & their agents are not eligible to enter the Contest.
- eBags assumes that by reading the Contest Post or by using the website and entering the Contest (and you warrant that) you are 18 years old or over, and that you are a resident of the United States if you are under 18, that your parents have consented to your entry into the Contest and these Rules.
- eBags reserves the right to disqualify any entrant if it has reasonable grounds to believe the entrant has breached any of the Rules.
- In the event that any entrant is disqualified from the Contest, eBags in its sole discretion may decide whether a replacement should be selected. In this event, any further entrant will be selected on the same criteria as the original entrant and will be subject to these Rules.
- Only one entry per person per eBags award coupon or award certificate will be counted. Where a winner has been selected and eBags discovers or has reasonable grounds to believe the winner has violated the terms of entry, eBags reserves the right to select an alternative winner. Any further winner will be selected on the same criteria as the original winner and will be subject to these rules.
- Contest entries must be made in the manner and by the closing date and time specified on these Contest Rules. Failure to do so will disqualify the entry.
- Only one entry per person will be accepted. If it becomes apparent that a participant is using a computer(s) to circumvent this term by, for example, the use of ‘brute force’, ‘script’ or any other automated means, that person/those e-mail addresses will be disqualified and any prize award will be void.
- There is no purchase requirement to enter the eBags Photo Sharing Contest.
- Proof of posting or emailing cannot be accepted as proof of delivery. eBags cannot accept responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of, or unauthorized access to Entries, or Entries lost or delayed whether or not arising during operation or transmission as a result of server functions, virus, bugs or other causes outside its control.
- Prize winners will be chosen by determination of a panel of eBags photo judges. Prizes will be distributed and awareded based on creativity, originality, photo clarity, photo quality and appropriateness. In all matters, the decision of the eBags’ judges shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.
- Prize winners will be notified in the manner of a Facebook, Instagram message and/ or email notification within 24 hours after the giveaway item is posted. Return of any prize notification as undeliverable or failure to reply as specified in the notification (and within the time stated) may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. If more than one prize is awarded only one prize per entrant will be awarded. Competition winner(s)’ names may be published on the eBags Facebook page, eBags Twitter account, eBags Instagram account, eBags Google+ page, or other eBags social media outlets in which the competition appeared and on the relevant publication’s website.
- Claims for prizes must be made within 24 hours of notification from the eBags’ judge(s). Failure to claim a prize within this time or in the manner specified may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner.
- Prizes are non–transferable and there is no cash alternative. eBags reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal or greater value at any time.
- Prizes are awarded at the discretion of eBags and no prizes will be awarded as a result of improper actions by or on behalf of any entrant.
- Where a prize may not be appropriate for a younger contestant, the minimum age for entry will be stated in the Competition Notice and must be observed. eBags reserves the right to request written proof of age of any winner.
- In consideration of eBags agreeing to consider entrants to the Competition, each entrant hereby agrees that eBags (and third parties authorized by eBags) may make any and all Entries available in their publications and on their websites and any other media, whether now known or invented in the future. You now grant eBags (and third parties authorized by eBags) a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable license (for the full period of any rights in the Entry) to use, display, publish, transmit, copy, make derivative works from, edit, alter, store, re-format, sell and sub-license the Entry for such purposes.
- eBags does not guarantee to use or otherwise make available any Entry. eBags may, in appropriate circumstances, and at its sole discretion, reject, edit, remove or disable access to Entries that appear to be legally or otherwise problematic e.g. infringe the copyright or other intellectual property or privacy rights of others, are defamatory etc. or for any other reason.
- eBags cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss, injury or disappointment suffered by any entrant entering the Competition or as a result of accepting any prize. eBags is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment or software, failure of any email or entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, telephone lines or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile telephone related to or resulting from participation in the Competition. Nothing shall exclude eBags’ liability for death or personal injury as a result of its negligence