Bluffworks 2023 Photo Contest Terms
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER. YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING DO NOT INCREASE WITH A PURCHASE.
These Rules of entry (“Rules”) govern the Bluffworks, Inc. 2023 Photo Contest (the “Contest”). Entry into the Contest constitutes your acceptance of these Rules:
The Bluffworks 2023 Photo Contest is only open to individual persons who are at least eighteen years of age as of the date of entry. The Contest is only open to individuals who are resident in the United States of America and is void otherwise. Employees, advisors, stockholders, and contractors of Bluffworks Inc. (the “Sponsor”), and its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers, advisors, and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Contest. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
The Sponsor of the Contest is Bluffworks, Inc.
3. Agreement Rules
By participating in the Contest, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Bluffworks, Inc., as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws.
4. Entry Period
Entries will be accepted online starting on or about November 4, 2023, and ending on November 12, 2023. All online entries must be received by November 12, 2023, 11:59 PM PST.
5. How to Enter
To enter, follow the directions as outlined on the Bluffworks, Inc. blog post located at https://shop.bluffworks.com/blogs/journal/bluffworks-2023-photo-contest. The Contest must be entered by submitting up to three photos to Bluffworks, Inc. by (a) emailing the photo(s) and the entrant’s first and last name to email@example.com or (b) by tagging Bluffworks in the photo(s) on Facebook or Instagram. The photo(s) must be taken during the year 2023. Each entry must include 2-5 sentences describing what is happening in the photo(s). A grand prize Winner, a second-place Winner, and a third-place Winner (“Winner”, or collectively “Winners”) will be selected by Bluffworks, Inc. The final decision made by Bluffworks, Inc. is not appealable. Only one entry of up to 3 photos per email address. Participants are not required to conduct any transaction or be a prior Bluffworks Inc. customer to participate. For avoidance of doubt, no entries will be accepted via phone, chat, or direct message – entrants must use the procedure detailed above. Bluffworks, Inc. and their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, stolen, altered, garbled, incorrect, incomplete or delayed Entries; all of which will be void. Released Parties are also not responsible for problems related to technical malfunctions of electronic equipment, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer hardware or software failures, phone lines, failure of any entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, traffic, congestion on the internet or the website, or for any other technical problems including telecommunication, miscommunication or failure, and failed, lost, delayed, incomplete, garbled, or misdirected communications which may limit a contestant’s ability to participate in this Contest. The entry must fulfill all Contest requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are not complete or do not adhere to the Rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Bluffworks Inc. You may enter only once (up to 3 photos), and you must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the Rules. If you use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the Rules your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Bluffworks Inc.
Winners will receive –
- Grand Prize: $500 Bluffworks gift card
- Second Prize: $250 Bluffworks gift card
- Third Prize: $125 Bluffworks gift card
The actual value of the prizes may differ at the time of the prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by Bluffworks Inc. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Bluffworks Inc.’s discretion. The prize is non-transferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes for Bluffworks Inc. to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
The odds of winning depend on the number of entries received by the Sponsor.
8. Selection and Notification of the Winner
Winners of the Contest will be three entrants who are selected at the sole discretion of Bluffworks, Inc. Winners will be announced on Bluffworks’ blog page in January 2024. Bluffworks Inc. shall have no liability for a Winner’s failure to receive notices due to Winners’ spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winners’ provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within fifteen (15) days from the time the award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected.
The receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Contest is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT BLUFFWORKS INC.’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNERS’ DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CONTEST AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
By entering this Contest you understand that Bluffworks Inc., anyone acting on Bluffworks Inc.’s behalf, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review, or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and Winner’s name, portrait, voice, likeness, image, or statements about the Contest, and biographical information as news, publicity, or information, and for trade, advertising, public relation, and promotional purposes without any further compensation.
10. Terms & Conditions
Bluffworks Inc. reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest. In such case, Bluffworks Inc. may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Bluffworks Inc. Bluffworks Inc. reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.
Bluffworks Inc. has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Contest, to void votes for any reason, including but not limited to, multiple entries from the same use from different IP addresses, multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Contest Rules, or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means of entering.
Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such attempt be made, Bluffworks Inc. reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
By entering the Contest you agree to receive email newsletters periodically from Bluffworks Inc. You can opt-out of receiving this communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.
11. Limitation of Liability
By entering the Contest you agree to indemnify, release, and hold harmless Bluffworks Inc. and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, directors, and advisors from any liability, loss, litigation, claim or allegation (including attorney’s fees), directly or indirectly, that may relate to or arise from these Contest in contract or tort, including but not limited to (i) participation in the Contest and/or acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, such as the malfunctioning of any computer, network, hardware, or software; the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions by telephone or internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Contest; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries.
THE CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY THE LAW OF DELAWARE, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAWS DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in the Contest, participant agrees that any and all disputes which cannot be resolved between the parties and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Delaware having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances will either party be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Contest), and the parties further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
14. Winners List
To obtain a copy of the Winners’ list or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-address envelope to Bluffworks Inc., [207 Wallins Corners Road, Suite 102, Amsterdam, NY 12010]. Requests must be received no later than February 1, 2024.
15. Social Media Platforms
These Contest hosted by Bluffworks Inc. is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, X, Instagram, or Youtube. Further, by participating in this Contest all participants release and hold harmless Facebook, X, Instagram and Youtube and any of their affiliates from any claim, demand, liability, loss, litigation or allegation, directly or indirectly, relating to or arising from these Contest.
16. Affirmation of Acceptance and Agreement of All of the Official Rules
By entering the Contest, participants have reviewed the Rules of the Contest, understand them, and affirmatively agree and accept the Rules of the Contest.