I hope you had a nice weekend.
Today I’m proud to announce the launch of DOGTV’s biggest EVER photo contest!
The “2016 Calendar Stars” contest, is being hosted not only by DOGTV but by 6 other pet brands, which makes it one of the biggest Facebook contests ever!
Here are a few things you need to know about the contest:
1. It starts today, and ends on Dec 4th. So hurry up, upload a photo of your dog and start voting and ask for votes.
2. 12 dogs will win, and get to star in the “2016 Calendar Stars” printed calendar, brought to you by all of the above brands.
3. You should really buy the calendar! That’s the reason we did all this contest – we want to raise money for two amazing non profit animal organizations: Pet Orphans and Morris Animal Foundation. So get your copy now! You can pre-order the calendar here
4. Besides staring in the calendar, all 12 winners will get amazing prizes!!!! Are you ready for it? Here you go!
First Place winner (with most votes) will win (ALL OF THE ABOVE AND ALSO) an IC Pooch device (internet treat dispenser and videos chat with your dog – value: $100) + 3 months of Bark Box subscription (Value: $72) + 3 months of DOGTV Anywhere (value: $29.99) + $100 gift card at Posh Puppy Boutique
So, are you ready for it? Join contest NOW!!
2016 Calendar Stars/Official contest details
A Facebook photo contest to find 12 dogs to star on a special 2016 doggie calendar (the “Contest”).
Every dog owner knows that their pooch has a special place in their hearts and homes. That’s why this year we’re hosting our Holiday Calendar Contest!
The Contest will be hosted and managed by DOGTV (the “Sponsor”), Pet Plan, Positively Woof, IC Pooch, Posh Puppy Boutique and Hotdog collars (reaching more than 2M friends altogether) (Collectively, the “Contest Hosts”). Votes and submission will be in accordance with the Terms & Conditions herein provided and will be possible via these FB pages only (the “Contest’s Designated Pages”).
Starting November 16th at 11 a.m. PST (“Contest Start Date”), you can visit all of the above brands Facebook pages, upload a photo of your dog and share your New Year wish for him/her. A person uploading a photo of his/her dog will be referred hereto as a “Participant”.
Commencing from the Contest Start Date, people visiting the Contest’s Designated Pages will be asked to submit the best photo of their dogs, and to start voting. The top 12 liked dogs will be featured in the calendar. If a photo isn’t in sufficient quality, the Participant may be asked to send an alternative photo of their dog; provided however, that the Contest Hosts reserve the right to remove any photo not of sufficient quality without the need to so notify the respective Participant. In case of a draw – the Content Hosts reserve the right to choose the photos to be used in the calendar in its sole discretion.
Participants’ photos will be showcased on an online gallery from the Contest Start Date, through its close on December 4th at 3 p.m. PST.
On December 4, 2015, the Contest’s Hosts will announce the top 12 winners, who will be featured in the calendar and receive great prizes for their dog.
There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter and/or participate in this Contest.
The Contest is open to US residents only.
Contest Launch: November 16th 2015 at 11 a.m. PST
Entry Period: November 16, 2015 – December 4th, 2015.
Contest End: December 4th, 2015 at 3 p.m. PST
Winners Announced: December 4th.
Contest Hosts reserve the right to change, delay, shorten or extend any of the foregoing dates and/or periods, in their sole discretion.
- All Contest Participants shall receive one (1) month DOGTV online subscription, free of charge:
- All 12 Winners will be awarded: DOGTV shirt, DOGTV bag, DOGTV portable water bowl, $25 gift card at hotdogcollars.com, $25 gift card at Pet Hub, $20 gift card at poshpuppyboutique.com.
- Third place winner will receive: All of the above + a Hachiko pet tracker (value $40) + $100 gift card at Posh Puppy Boutique.
- Second place winner will receive: All of the above + a Three Dog Bakery gift set (value : $100) + $100 gift card at Posh Puppy Boutique.
- First place winner will win: all of the above + ICPOOCH Pet Treat + Dispenser + $100 at Posh Puppy Boutique + a $72 Bark Box gift card+ 3 months subscription to DOGTV Anywhere.
In the case of prize unavailability, the Contest’s hosts reserve the right to substitute a prize of at least equal monetary value. All taxes and/or fees associated with and/or imposed in respect of the receipt, award and/or use of the prize(s) are the sole responsibility of the Participant(s)/winner(s) and none of the Contest’s Hosts shall bear, nor be liable for, any such taxes and/or fees. No cash alternative to the prizes will be offered. The prizes are not transferable.
Starting Dec 20th, 2015, people will be invited to buy the 2016 calendar online. All proceeds (minus production expenses) from the calendar sales will be donated to Pet Orphans and Morris Animal Foundation.
ELIGIBILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN CONTEST:
All people located in the U.S. are eligible to enter in the photo Contest. Participants must enter their submissions through one of the following Facebook pages DOGTV/ Pet Plan/Positively Woof/Hotdog Collars/Posh Puppy Boutique and must be a fan of at least one of the pages to do so. You must be the dog’s primary caretaker to enter; third parties may not submit on another person’s behalf. Only one entry is permitted per person. NOTE: Participants are welcome to promote their submission as they wish with family, friends and coworkers. However, people can only vote once a day for each photo.
HOW TO ENTER
The calendar contest begins at 11 a.m. PST on November 16, 2015. The submission period ends on December 4, 2015, at 3 p.m. PST.
The mode of entry for this contest is as follows:
- “Like” one of the following Facebook pages: DOGTV/Pet plan/positively woof/ Hotdog Collars/Posh Puppy Boutique.
- Submit your full name and email address.
- Upload your dog’s photo and a short caption
- Submit photo
TERMS AND CONDITIONSBy entering this Contest, you hereby indicate your agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
If you do not have a Facebook account and would like to create one for free, visit www.Facebook.com. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to set up the Facebook account will be deemed to be the entrant. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder of the email address/Facebook account associated with the entry.
The Contest’s Hosts reserves the right to amend and/or modify the terms of the Contest at its discretion, by placing a notice thereof in these Terms and Conditions and/or on the Contest’s Designated Pages.
DISCLAIMER. SPONSOR IS NOT AND SHALL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OF DATA AND/OR THE PHOTO, LOST, INTERRUPTED OR UNAVAILABLE NETWORK SERVER OR OTHER CONNECTION AND/OR DATA; MISCOMMUNICATIONS; FAILED PHONE OR COMPUTER OR TELEPHONE TRANSMISSIONS; HARDWARE, SOFTWARE AND/OR ANY OTHER TECHNICAL FAILURE; JUMBLED, SCRAMBLED OR MISDIRECTED TRANSMISSIONS; LATE, LOST, INCOMPLETE, DELAYED, OR MISDIRECTED ENTRIES; OR ANY OTHER ERROR, DALAY OT FAILURE OF ANY KIND OR NATURE, WHETHER MADE BY HUMAN, MECHANICAL, OR ELECTRONIC MEANS. SPONSOR AND ITS AFFILIATES DO NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRIZES.
Any attempt to deliberately damage any web site, web page or undermine the legitimate operations of the Contest is a violation of the criminal and civil laws. Should such an attempt be made, such Participant shall be disqualified, without limiting the Sponsor’s rights to seek damages from any such participant to the fullest extent permitted by law. In the event the Contest is compromised by virus, bug, unauthorized human intervention, or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupts or impairs the administration, security, fairness, or proper play of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to suspend, delay or terminate the Contest, including any prize award.. Any user and/or Participant who, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, posts profanity, pornography or other objectionable content or third party materials (other than as requested) on and/or to the Contest’s Designated Pages shall be immediately removed by Sponsor from being a participant in the Contest, without limiting any other remedy and/or right available by Sponsor under this Terms and Conditions and/or under applicable law. Any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries, including without limitation, by using multiple and/or different identities, Facebook accounts or any other methods will void that Participant’s entries and that Participant may be disqualified at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Only one photo submission per person. Late, incomplete or corrupt entries will not be accepted. Sponsor accepts no responsibility for those entries which are not received for any reason and proof of transmission will not be accepted as proof of receipt.. Entries must not be sent through agencies or third parties. Incorrect and/or incomplete entries, for any reason, will be disqualified.
Without limiting from the foregoing, Sponsor reserves the right to exclude any person from participating in this Contest in its sole and absolute discretion.
All images submitted must be the work of the individual submitting them and must not have been published elsewhere or have won a prize in any other photographic competition. It is the responsibility of each Participant to ensure that any images it submits are its sole and absolute property and do not infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws. By submitting an image, each Participant thereby warrants that the photograph being submitted is such Participant’s own work and that he owns all rights thereto.
VOTING MECHANISM only one vote per person per photo per day will be allowed and counted.
The winning entry will be based upon the entry that has collected the most votes from the public.
Prizes will be awarded and mailed to the Participants/ winners directly by each respective merchant. Sponsor shall not be liable for any defect and/or inaccurate prize details supplied to any Participant and/or winner by any merchant and/or other third, and any prizing disputes, if any, should be held directly with the respective merchant and not Sponsor.
Prize redemption does not include shipping and handling.
TRANSFER OF RIGHTS. By submitting an entry, participant hereby irrevocably grants and assigns to Sponsor the exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide right, title and interest in and to the entry, including all rights to reproduce, publish, edit, market, store, adapt, assign, sell, dispose of, distribute, have distributed, publicly and privately display, communicate, publicly and privately perform, transmit, have transmitted, create derivative works based upon, and promote the entry or excerpts of the entry (as such may be edited and modified by the Sponsor in its discretion) in perpetuity, for editorial, commercial, promotional and all other purposes (including posting on Sponsor-affiliated websites, and/or other Sponsor-selected media). Participant hereby disclaims any rights, including any copyright or any other intellectual property right, in or to the entry following the assignment contemplated hereby.
SELECTION OF WINNERS. The partners will select twelve (12) grand prize winners. If the winners cannot be reached by email within 7 days of first notification attempt, an alternate winner may be selected..
INDEMNIFICATION. . BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, EACH PARTICIPANT AGREES TO INDEMNIFY, RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, AFFILIATES, THE FACEBOOK PLATFORM, CONTEST’S HOSTS, AND ALL THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM ANY LIABILITY, DAMAGES, LOSSES, COSTS, EXPENSES, INJURY OR CAUSES OF ACTIONS, IN CONNECTION WITH AND/OR RESULTING, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THAT PARTICIPANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST AND THE ACCEPTANCE, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE THAT MAY BE WON..
OTHER CONDITIONS. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name, photo, likeness, and entry for promotional purposes without further compensation except where expressly prohibited by law. Except where expressly prohibited by law, winner(s) selected to be featured on DOGTV regular programming will be required to sign and return (via email) within three (3) days, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release Form and assignment of rights (or have their parent/legal guardian sign, if potential winner is a minor in his or her state of residence) certifying eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, and acknowledging and confirming the above terms and conditions, including in respect of the indemnity obligations, the assignment of rights, etc.. Failure to comply with these requirements will result in disqualification and forfeiture of prize. Return of prize notification as undeliverable will result in disqualification and alternate selection, time permitting. By participating, Participants agree to be bound by the decisions of the Contest’s judges as well these Official Rules.
AGREEMENTS. By submitting a photo and participating in the Contest, the Participant hereby acknowledges and agrees to the following:
I hereby irrevocably assign to PTV MEDIA LTD. (“PTV”) its successors, assigns and legal representatives, all rights, title and interest, including all intellectual property rights, in and to the images, recordings or film of my pet which I have uploaded onto YouTube, the Facebook website or Facebook App or the PTV website (the “Property”), and I hereby irrevocably waive and agree never to asset any moral rights, including but not limited to, rights of attribution of authorship or limitation on subsequent modification that I may have in or with respect to the Property.
I warrant that I (i) own all rights, title and interest in and to the Property and that I am the legal owner of the pet featured therein, (ii) have full right, power and authority to assign the Property to PTV.
I understand and agree that PTV: (i) shall have full, unrestricted, sole and exclusive ownership of all right, title and interest in and to the Property, (ii) shall have the exclusive right to make any use of the Property as it deems fit, including without limitation, to use, reproduce, copy, exhibit, display, broadcast, modify, create derivative works of, distribute, dispose, license or otherwise transfer the Property for any commercial and/or other purpose, (ii) may include the Property in the PTV archives, (iii) shall not be required to give me attribution when using the Property, (iv) shall be allowed to make any changes to the Property and I shall have no rights with respect thereto, and (v) may register any Property for copyright protection. If requested, I will take any action and sign any documents, which PTV deems necessary to effect the aforesaid. I hereby waive all inspection and/or approval rights to any products for which the Property may be used in connection therewith.
I hereby agree that I shall not be entitled, now or in the future, to any consideration or royalties in connection with the Property.
I hereby release, discharge and agree to hold harmless PTV, its successors, assigns, legal representatives and all persons acting under its permission or authority, from (i) any liability in connection with the use of the Property as aforesaid or by virtue of any alteration, processing or use thereof in composite form, whether intentional or otherwise, as well as any publication thereof, and (ii) against all claims, responsibilities, demands, actions, causes of action, costs and expenses whatsoever, at law or in equity, known or unknown, anticipated or not anticipated, which I ever had, now have, or may, shall or hereafter have by reason, matter, cause or thing arising out of PTV’s use as herein provided. This release shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent legally permissible.
I have read the foregoing terms, fully understand the meaning and effect thereof and, intending to be legally bound, I have agreed to this release.
PRIVACY. By providing this information, Participant authorizes DOGTV to collect, process and use such information for lawful, DOGTV business related purposes; to store your information at and transmit it to various locations throughout the world, either directly or through third party vendors, whether within Participant’s country of residence, the United States, or elsewhere.
DISPUTES. Participant hereby agrees that, to the extent permitted under applicable law: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with the Contest or the prize awarded shall be resolved amicably between the Participant and the Contest’s Hosts, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court, located in the United States; (b) any and all claims, shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Contest, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) notwithstanding the foregoing, you waive the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than State of New York . By participating in the Contest, you agree that New York will be the exclusive forum for any formal dispute resolution.
This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.
Any questions or complaints regarding this Contest shall be directed to DOGTV at firstname.lastname@example.org not Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to DOGTV and not to Facebook.