Seedsman Photo Cup Terms & Conditions

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS COMPETITION. A purchase does not improve your chances of winning. By entering this promotion, entrants accept and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Any violation of these rules may, at Seedsman’s discretion, result in disqualification. All decisions of Seedsman’s regarding this Promotion are final and binding in all respects.

1. Promotion Description: The 'Seedsman Photo Cup' ("Competition") begins on 20/03/2019 at 11:59 PM (UK Time GMT) and ends on 20/11/2019 at 11:59 PM (UK Time (GMT)) (the "Promotion Period"). By participating in the Competition, each entrant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and abide by these Terms and Conditions and the decisions of Seedsman ("Sponsor"), which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor is responsible for the collection, submission or processing of Entries and the overall administration of the giveaways. Entrants should look solely to Sponsor with any questions, comments or problems related to the Competition.

2. Eligibility: All entrants must be 18 years of age or older. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. It is the entrant’s responsibility to check their local laws and regulations to ensure they are eligible to participate. Sponsor and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, retailers, sales representatives, advertising and promotion agencies and each of their respective officers, directors and employees (collectively, the "Promotion Entities"), and members of their immediate families and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, are ineligible to enter the Competition or win a prize.

3. Winner Selection: The winner of the Judge’s Cup Competition will be selected by a panel of experts as selected by Sponsor, drawing from among all eligible Entries received throughout the Promotion Period. The selection of the winners will be conducted before or within 72 hours after the end of the Promotion Period by Sponsor or its designated representatives, whose decisions are final. Odds of being selected will vary depending on the number of eligible Entries received. Winners will be notified by email at the email address provided in the Entry Information. Each potential winner must accept a prize by email as directed by Sponsor within 72 hours of notification. Any winner notification not responded to or returned as undeliverable may result in prize forfeiture. No substitution or transfer of a prize is permitted except by Sponsor.

4. Release: Winner will be required to execute a legal agreement and release (“Release”) that confirms Winner’s: (i) eligibility for the Competition and compliance with these Terms and Conditions; (ii) acceptance of the Prize as offered; (iii) release of each of the Sponsor and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates and/or related companies and each of their employees, directors, officers, suppliers, agents, sponsors, administrators, licensees, representatives, advertising, media buying and promotional agencies (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, cost or expense arising out of participation in the Competition, participation in any Competition-related activity or the acceptance, use, or misuse of any Prize, including but not limited to costs, injuries, losses related to personal injuries, death, damage to, loss or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation, or portrayal in a false light, or from any and all claims of third parties arising therefrom; and (iv) grant to the Sponsors of the unrestricted right, in the Sponsors’ collective or individual discretion, to produce, reproduce, display, publish, convert, post, serve, broadcast, communicate by telecommunication, exhibit, distribute, adapt and otherwise use or re-use the submitted images, winner’s name, statements, image, likeness, voice and biography, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in connection with the Competition and the promotion and exploitation thereof. The executed Release must be returned within two (2) business days of the date indicated on the accompanying letter of notification or the verification as a Winner or the selected entrant will be disqualified and the Prize forfeited.

5. Taxes and Fees: All State, Local, Federal and or other taxes, duties, tariffs, title fees, licensing fees, or other fees for prizes awarded become the sole responsibility of the winner.

6. Prizes: Total of fifty-two (52) prize packages will be awarded and there will be a total of fifty-two (52) winners as follows:

Judge’s Cup Awards:

One (1) Grand Prize Awards Package consisting of €7,500 Cash, Free 50 Seed Bundle of Seedsman Seeds (value of €200), assorted Seedsman Merch and signed Jorge Cervantes book

One (1) 2nd Place Grand Prize consisting of €1,000 Cash, Free 50 Seed Bundle of Seedsman Seeds assorted Seedsman Merch and signed Jorge Cervantes book

Three (3) First Place Bi-Monthly Award Packages (distributed May, July, September): each to include €500 Cash, €500 gift voucher for Seedsman.com, Free 50 Seed Bundle of Seedsman Seeds (value of €200), assorted Seedsman Merch and signed Jorge Cervantes book

Three (3) Second Place Bi-Monthly Award Packages (distributed May, July, September): each to include €500 gift voucher for Seedsman.com Free 50 Seed Bundle of Seedsman Seeds (value of €200), assorted Seedsman Merch and signed Jorge Cervantes book

Twenty (20) Third Place Bi-Monthly Award Packages, 5 to be awarded in each of the award months of May, July, September, November): each to include €200 gift voucher for Seedsman.com, Free 50 Seed Bundle of Seedsman Seeds (value of €200), assorted Seedsman Merch and signed Jorge Cervantes book

People’s Choice Awards:

One (1) People’s Choice Grand Prize Awards Package consisting of €1,000 Cash, Free 50 Seed Bundle of Seedsman Seeds (valued at €200), assorted Seedsman Merch and signed Jorge Cervantes book

Three (3) First Place Bi-Monthly Award Packages (distributed May, July, September): each to include €500 Cash, €500 gift voucher for Seedsman.com, Free 50 Seed Bundle of Seedsman Seeds (value of €200), assorted Seedsman Merch and signed Jorge Cervantes book

Twenty (20) 2nd Place Bi-Monthly Award Packages, 5 to be awarded in each of the award months of May, July, September, November): each to include €200 gift voucher for Seedsman.com, Free 50 Seed Bundle of Seedsman Seeds (value of €200), assorted Seedsman Merch and signed Jorge Cervantes book

Only one prize per person and per household will be awarded. Gift vouchers and gift certificates are subject to the terms and conditions of the issuer. Prizes cannot be transferred, redeemed for cash or substituted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to award a substitute prize of equal or greater value if a prize described in these Terms and Conditions is unavailable or cannot be awarded, in whole or in part, for any reason. The Average Retail Value (“ARV”) of the prize represents Sponsor's good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prize turns out to be less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded in cash. Sponsor makes no representation or warranty concerning the appearance, safety or performance of any prize awarded. Restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prize items. Sponsor may cancel, terminate, suspend or modify the Competition in the event the number of entries for the Competition is less than 100 within the Promotion Period. The prizes mentioned in point 6 have been set up in the event the Sponsor receives  a minimum of 100 entries. Sponsor reserves the right to extend the Promotion Period in the event less than 100 entries have been received during the Promotion Period, or to adjust the number of prizes to the proportional number of entries received.

7. Online Entry: Enter the Competition during the Promotion Period online by signing into the entry form and perform any number of marketing actions requested. The entry form can be found on the following website at

https://www.seedsman.com/en/seedsman-photo-cup

or

www.seedsmanphotocup.com

Automated or robotic Entries submitted by individuals or organizations will be disqualified. Internet entry must be made by the entrant. Any attempt by an entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins or any other methods, including, but not limited to, commercial contest/sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering services, will void that entrant's Entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Final eligibility for the award of any prize is subject to eligibility verification as set forth below. All Entries must be posted by the end of the Promotion Period in order to participate. Sponsor's database clock will be the official time keeper for this Competition.

8. Privacy: All entrants acknowledge that if they are chosen as a winner, personally identifying information may be disclosed to third parties at least as required by law, including, without limitation, on a winner's list. All personal information submitted as part of the Competition may be shared by and between the Promotion Entities, and each of the Promotion Entities will use such information in accordance with their respective independent online privacy policies. The privacy policy of Seedsman can be found at

https://www.seedsman.com/en/privacy-policy

9. Limitation of Liability: Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Competition or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Competition. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any misdirected or lost mail, or any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay of operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries. Sponsor is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination  thereof, including injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating downloading materials in the Competition. If, for any reason, the Competition is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Competition, then Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Competition. In such event, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, perform the selection of Judge’s Cup winners and public voting will determine the People’s Choice winners from among all eligible Entries received prior to or after such cancellation, suspension, or modification.

In the event of a dispute concerning who registered online to participate in the Competition, the registration will be declared to have been made by the authorized account holder who is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, education institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the email address. If a dispute cannot be resolved to Sponsor's satisfaction, the entry will be deemed ineligible.

10. Ownership: All images submitted to the competition MUST be original, created/authored and owned by the entrant submitting them and not taken from another owner or source including social media. Entrants and/or copyright holders retain copyright of their work. For all submitted images, copyright holders grant Tigre Uno Distribucion SL, Seedsman and its affiliated companies and business partners unlimited non-exclusive use of the images for activities in all media, including social media, online and print, in relation to the contest, seedsman.com and all promotional activities, without any remuneration being due regardless of whether a prize has been awarded or not.   

11. Winner's List: To obtain a copy of a legally required winners list, send the applicable request via email to support@seedsman.com. Request must be received no later than 48 hours + 6 MONTHS for the name of the winner.

12. Social Media Disclaimer: Entrants should understand that they are providing their information to the Sponsor and not to any social media service such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Tumblr, or PayPal. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with any of the aforementioned service providers.

13. All trademarks and copyrights belong to their respective owners and are used and protected under the terms of EU Copyright laws. "Seedsman" and “Seedsman Photo Cup” is a registered trademark of its respective owner.