Contest runs May 15, 2014 – July 15, 2014. Must be 21 or older & legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington D.C (excludes Guam, Puerto Rico and all other U.S. territories and possessions, and all other countries, territories or possessions). For Official Rules, go to http://www.glasbern.com/photo-contest/#rules
Sponsor: Glasbern Inn, 2141 Pack House Road, Fogelsville, PA 18051.
PRIZES: $300 Glasbern Inn gift certificate for the winning entry, $200 Glasbern Inn gift certificate for the first runner up.
The Contest: The 2014 Glasbern Inn Photo Contest (the "Contest") starts on May 15, 2014 and ends on July 15, 2014 (the "Promotion Period").
Eligibility: The Contest is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington D.C. EXCLUDING RESIDENTS OF Guam, Puerto Rico and all other U.S. territories and possessions, and all other countries, territories or possessions, who are 21 years of age or older at the time of entry. Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who have, within the past six months prior to the start of the Promotion Period, performed services for Glasbern Inn or any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Contest or supplying the prize, and/or their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or win. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, stepsiblings, or spouses. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months in one calendar year
How to enter: Submissions must be entered using the online form at http://www.glasbern.com/photo-contest. All submissions must include a digital photograph and a name, e-mail address, phone number, and photo caption.
Entering the contest will sign you up to receive Glasbern Inn's e-newsletter at the e-mail address you submit.
After a Photo is uploaded Glasbern Inn has the right to use said Photo in any and all marketing efforts. It may be displayed on social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter, on http://www.glasbern.com, and in printed materials.
Entries submitted with the Photo upload or without the Photo upload are collectively referred to as the "Entry" or "Entries". ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11:59pm ET, July 15, 2014. Multiple unique entries per e-mail address per day throughout the Promotion Period are acceptable. Mechanically altered or reproduced entries are not eligible.
Potential contest winners will be selected by judges designated by Glasbern Inn. The judges' decisions are final and may not be appealed.
BY ENTERING, YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU ARE 21 OR OLDER AND A RESIDENT OF ONE OF THE 50 UNITED STATES OR DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (EXCLUDING RESIDENTS OF Guam, Puerto Rico and all other U.S. territories and possessions, and all other countries, territories or possessions), THAT YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE OFFICIAL RULES, AND THAT THE DECISIONS OF SPONSOR SHALL BE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL RESPECTS. DO NOT ENTER THE CONTEST IF YOU DO NOT MEET THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS. Sponsor reserves the right to verify your eligibility to enter the Contest. Sponsor, Glasbern Inn, and its promotional agents and contest co-sponsors are not responsible for Entries that do not comply with the Official Rules or are illegible, lost, delayed or misdirected mail, errors in faxes or shipments, busy phone signals, or incomplete entries.
Any Photo submitted must have been taken at Glasbern Inn and must be consistent with Sponsor's image and reputation. Photos cannot be offensive, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion and cannot (i) include any trademarks, service marks, logos, or copyrights or other materials not owned by you, the entrant, or used without the owner's express written permission, in a form acceptable to Sponsor; (ii) use another person's name, image, likeness, or other identifiable feature without such person's express written permission, in a form acceptable to Sponsor; (iii) include any celebrities or public figures; (iv) contain profanity, sexual content; content promoting alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms, or weapons, hateful content of any kind (including racism, sexism, etc.), or that promotes violence or harm to another or any other offensive, obscene, or inappropriate content; (v) defame, misrepresent, or contain disparaging remarks about other people or companies, including, but not limited to Sponsor; (vi) make threats of any kind, harass, bully or intimidate another; (vii) contain materials personifying the names, likenesses, photographs, or other identifying elements of any person, living, or dead without express written permission, in a form satisfactory to Sponsor; or (viii) violate any applicable federal, state or local laws.
By submitting an Entry, including the Photo, you represent and warrant that: (i) your Entry complies with the Official Rules; (ii) you are the creator of the Photo concerning the Entry; (iii) to the best of your knowledge, the Photo was not previously published or the winner of an award of any kind; (iv) the Photo does not infringe or violate the rights of any third party, including but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, logos, contract and licensing rights, rights of publicity or privacy, moral rights, or any other intellectual property rights; (v) the use, exhibition, or exploitation of the Photo or Entry by Sponsor will not require Sponsor to pay or incur any sums to any persons; and (vi) you obtained all permissions necessary in connection with the Photo and Entry and, upon request, will provide those permissions to Sponsor in a form acceptable to Sponsor. In the event any Entry does not comply with the foregoing, Sponsor reserve the right to disqualify any such Entry.
Prizes: Winners will receive the following prize(s) as stated on www.glasbern.com/photo-contest: One $300 Glasbern Inn gift certificate for first prize; one $200 Glasbern Inn gift certificate for the first runner up. There are no other prizes and there is no cash value. All other expenses not specifically listed herein are solely the winner's responsibility including, but not limited to, sales taxes, gratuities, meals, transportation, and all incidental expenses. Prize subject to any and all applicable terms and conditions. Any depictions of prizes are for illustrative purposes only. All federal, state and local taxes on the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner No transfer, refund, substitution or replacement of prize permitted, except that Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value (or cash equivalent). ARV of all prizes is in U.S. dollars. Any portion of the prize not accepted or unclaimed and/or unused by the winner will be forfeited and will not be substituted.
All prizes are non-transferable and non-refundable. There may be no cash or other substitutions of prizes by winner. However, Glasbern Inn reserves the right to substitute similar prizes of equal or greater value in the event the above prize(s) is unavailable for any reason.
Winner Notification: The potential grand prize winner and potential first runner-up will be notified by e-mail using the information provided on his/her Entry. The potential winners will be required to respond and provide a postal address within 30 days from the date and time of the Potential Winner Notification from Sponsor. If a response is provided within this 30-day period, Sonsor will then send the stated prizes to the potential winners at the postal addresses indicated in their responses. In the event: (a) potential winner(s) cannot be reached for whatever reason after a reasonable effort has been exerted based on the information stated in the entry, (b) of noncompliance with the above or within any of the aforesaid time periods, (c) potential winner is found to be ineligible to enter the Contest or receive the prize, (d) potential winner cannot or does not comply with the Official Rules, or (e) potential winner's prize notification is returned as undeliverable for whatever reason, the potential winner shall be disqualified from the Contest and an alternate potential winner may be selected, at Sponsor's sole discretion, from among the other eligible entries received. Winner selection is under the supervision of Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all respects.
Publicity Release: Winner(s) acceptance of the respective prize(s) constitutes such winner's agreement and consent for Sponsor and its successors, assigns, transferees, licensees, and sub-licensees to use and/or publish winner's full name, city and state of residence, any photographs or other likenesses, Entry, pictures, portraits, voice, testimonials, biographical information (in whole or in part), and/or statements made by winner regarding the Sweepstake or Sponsor, worldwide and in perpetuity for any and all purposes, including, but not limited to, advertising, trade, promotion, in any and all forms of media, now known or hereafter devised, including, but not limited to, print, TV, radio, electronic, cable, digital or World Wide Web, mobile, and/or social media, without further limitation, restriction, compensation, notice, review, or approval, which rights winner acknowledges and agrees Sponsor can transfer, assign, license, and/or sublicense the above rights.
No Tampering; Right to Cancel, Modify: Sponsor shall not have any obligation or responsibility, including any responsibility to award any prize to entrants, with regard to: (a) Entries that contain inaccurate information or do not comply with or violate the Official Rules; (b) Entries, prize claims or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient, in whole or in part, due to computer, human or technical error of any kind; (c) entrants who have committed fraud or deception in entering or participating in the Contest or claiming the prize; (d) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (e) any inability of the winner to accept the prize for any reason; (f) if a prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellation, delays or interruptions due to Acts of God, natural disasters, terrorism, weather or any other similar event beyond Sponsor's reasonable control; or (g) any damages, injuries or losses of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from awarding, acceptance, possession, use, misuse, loss or misdirection of any prize or resulting from participating in this promotion or any promotion or prize related activities. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be (a) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest, or with any Web sites promoting the Contest; (b) acting in violation of the Official Rules; or (c) entering or attempting to enter the Contest multiple times through the use of any robotic or automated devices to submit entries. If Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that technical difficulties or unforeseen events compromise the integrity or viability of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right to void the entries at issue, and/or terminate the relevant portion of the Contest promotion, including the entire Contest promotion. If the Contest is terminated or modified due to technical difficulties or unforeseen events prior to the expiration date of the Promotion Period, notice will be posted at http://www.glasbern.com/photo-contest.
Release of Liability; Forum Selection: By participating in the Contest, entrants and winner agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors ("Released Parties"), from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury (including emotional distress), and/or death which may occur in connection with preparation for, or participation in, the Contest, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of the prize or participation in any Contest-related activity and for any claims or causes of action based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant or Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In addition, any dispute relating to the Contest (including these Official Rules) shall be brought in the appropriate state or federal court having jurisdiction over the subject matter located in the County of Lehigh, Pennsylvania. Entrants hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non conveniens or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.
List of Winners: For a copy of winner list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (VT state residents only may omit return postage) to: Glasbern Inn, 2141 Pack House Road, Fogelsville, PA 18051. In your request, state that you would like a copy of the "winners list" from the 2014 Glasbern Inn Photo Contest.
Miscellaneous: Some restrictions apply. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate in this promotion.
Sponsor: Glasbern Inn, 2141 Pack House Road, Fogelsville, PA 18051 is the operator of the Contest.