Lost Ark: Rooster Emote Design Contest
CONTEST DESCRIPTION:Contest "Lost Ark: Rooster Emote Design" ("Competition”) starts around May 22, 2023 at 00:01. m. Eastern Time ("Eastern time”) and ends on June 12, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. ET ("competition period"). During the Contest Period, eligible participants are invited to submit original Mokoko-themed emote designs for the video game Lost Ark (“game") that complies with the "Submission Guidelines" (defined below). At the end of the Contest Period, a judge or jury will select up to ten (10) finalists, who will be voted on to select five (5) prize winners from among all "Entries" (as defined below). ) received during the Contest Period, as detailed below. Participation in the Contest does not constitute participation in any other promotion, contest or sweepstakes. By entering the Contest, each participant unconditionally accepts and agrees to comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Amazon.com Services LLC, 8329 W. Sunset Road, Suite 200, Las Vegas, NV 89113 (“Sponsor"), which will be final and binding in all respects.
ACCEPTABILITY:Only legal residents of all countries where the Game is available, who are at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of registration are eligible to participate. For a full list of countries where the game is available, see:http://www.playlostark.com/en-us/game/faq.The Contest is not open to anyone subject to sanctions imposed by the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), including anyone on OFAC's SDN List or anyone residing in Cuba, Iran, North South Korea, Sudan, Syria, or the Crimean region of Ukraine or any other country that may be added to OFAC's embargo list during the Tender Period. Officers, directors and employees of the Sponsor, Smilegate RPG, Inc., and each of their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, merchants, sales representatives, advertising and promotional agencies involved in the Contest (all persons and entities collectively referred to herein document as "Subjects of market competition"), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household are not entitled to participate in the Contest or win a prize. This Contest is void where prohibited.
HOW TO REGISTER:During the Contest Period, eligible participants are invited to design an original Mokoko-themed emote for the Game (each, "emoticon design") that meets the "Entry Requirements" (defined below) using key images, graphics and other materials provided by Sponsor ("Sponsor materials"). Use of Sponsor Materials is subject to the terms appearing on the "Website" (as defined below) and the terms of these Official Rules. To enter the Contest, visit the website at https://discord.gg/playlostark (“Web page") during the contest period and fill out the entry form located on the website with all required information and attach your Emote design (the entry form and the Emote design are collectively referred to herein as "Parcel”) and follow the instructions to upload your submission to the website. All information requested in the entry form must be completed in order to enter and be eligible to win.
The submission must comply with the following:Submission requirements”: (i) except for the Sponsor Material, the Submission must be the original, unpublished work of the submitting entrant and must not contain or focus on any material owned or controlled by third parties (including, without limitation, copyrighted third party material) ; (ii) if the Submission consists of any material other than Sponsor Materials, entrant must provide, upon request, all applicable releases, permissions and releases for the Submission (in the event that entrant is unable to provide all required releases, Sponsor reserves the right, under at the sole discretion of the Client, to disqualify the applicable Submission, or seek to secure releases and approvals in favor of the Sponsor, or allow the applicable Submission to remain in the Competition); (iii) the submission must not contain images that are obscene, pornographic, defamatory or otherwise objectionable; (iv) Submission must not contain any company logo; and (v) the emoticon design must be submitted in one of the following file types: PNG or JPEG, and the file size must not exceed 25 MB.
Participant must participate only through the method of participation described above. Entries by any other person or entity and/or originating from any other website or email address, including but not limited to notices of entry into commercial sweepstakes and/or entry service websites, will declared invalid and disqualified from this Contest. . Tampering with the entry process or operation of the Contest, including, without limitation, the use of any device to automate the entry process is prohibited, and any entries that the Sponsor deems, in its sole discretion, to have been submitted in this manner will be void. In the event that the dispute regarding the identity of the person who actually submitted the application cannot be resolved to the satisfaction of the sponsor, the application concerned will be deemed ineligible. The Contest Entities shall not be responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by Internet users or any equipment or programming associated with or used in the Contest or any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of entries. Applications to the Competition. Contest Entities assume no responsibility for any errors, omissions, interruptions, deletion, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access or alteration of entries.
SELECTION OF WINNERS AND NOTIFICATION: Assuming a sufficient number of eligible submissions are received by the end of the Contest Period, a judge or group of judges selected by Sponsor (in each case, “Jury”) will review the applications received and select up to ten (10) potential finalists (each, “Finalist”) based on the following criteria: (i) Emote design creativity (50%); (ii) originality of emoticon design (30%); and (iii) adaptation to the public image of the Tender subjects (20%) (“evaluation criteria"). In case of a tie, the potential finalist with the highest score in the "Creative" category will be declared the potential finalist.
The decisions of the panel of judges are final and no appeal is allowed against them. Sponsor will upload each Finalist's Submission to the Website and its affiliate social media website). he "voting period” will begin on June 16, 2023 and end on June 23, 2023. During the Voting Period, website visitors will have the opportunity to vote on the Submission they find most appealing to the public. Any entrant who offers, uses or attempts to use a "cheat," payment or other inducement or any other method of obtaining votes may be disqualified, and all votes obtained in such manner will be deemed void if Sponsor so determines in its sole discretion. . In the event of a tie, the tie will be resolved in favor of the finalist whose submission received the highest originality rating from the original judging panel. At the end of the voting period, the five (5) finalists with the highest number of votes will be the potential winners.
Limit one (1) vote per person and per IP address per finalist during the voting period. Any suspicious or deliberate attempt to tamper with or fraudulently manipulate the voting process may result in the disqualification of any individual or participant, at Sponsor's sole discretion.
Votes generated by scripts, macros, bots, commercial contest entry, vote-sharing websites, voting software, login service websites, or any other automated means and votes in any way that alters or is inconsistent with the voting process with the spirit of these Official Rules will override the applicable votes and may disqualify the applicable Finalist. Finalists are prohibited from soliciting votes in any fraudulent or improper manner, including, but not limited to, offering prizes, payments, or other incentives to members of the public (including, but not limited to, offering to exchange votes), as determined by Sponsor under at its own discretion. , and all associated votes may be voided and such finalists may be disqualified. The website can track votes for each submission. Rankings or vote totals published on the website are not official and should not be relied upon for any purpose. If voting is attempted beyond the limitations set forth in these Official Rules and/or in ways not expressly set forth in these Official Rules, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, disqualify any Finalists or related votes. In the event Sponsor determines that a user's voting mechanism has been tampered with or otherwise tampered with, Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the voting portion of the Contest or to cancel the Contest.
Potential winners may be subject to verification and compliance with these Official Rules. Sponsor will announce potential winners and they may be notified by email to the email address provided by the entrant. Sponsor shall not be responsible for any winner notification lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. If, despite reasonable efforts, a potential winner does not respond within the time specified in the winner notification or if the prize or winner notification is returned unclaimed or cannot be delivered to such potential winner, said potential winner will forfeit their prize and another winner may be selected.
PRIZES:Up to five (5) prizes are available. Each Prize consists of an opportunity for Sponsor to feature a version of the Emote Design in Lost Ark, subject to the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. Approximate Sales Value (“ARV”) is $0.00.
No cash alternative or prize substitution will be permitted, except that Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute prizes of comparable value if any specified prize is unavailable, in whole or in part, for any reason.
RIGHTS TO PRESENTATIONS: This section applies to residents of all countries except residents of France, Italy and Spain, which are listed below. By entering the Contest, each entrant acknowledges and agrees that: (a) Sponsor grants entrants a limited, non-exclusive license to use the Sponsor Materials solely in connection with and solely as part of the Contest, (b) entrants shall have no right, title or interest in the Materials Sponsor, and (c) any use of Sponsor's Materials other than as permitted by these Official Rules may violate the intellectual property rights of Sponsor or its licensors. The results and earnings from each Participant's editing activities and other interactions with the Sponsor Materials, including but not limited to Emote design and presentation, will be "work for hire" for Sponsor, and Sponsor will be deemed the author and sole and exclusive owner of said activity and of all intellectual property rights over them.
If and to the extent that activities and Submissions do not qualify, in whole or in part, as "works made for hire", each entrant, by submitting a Participant Submission, irrevocably assigns, transfers, sells and assigns to Sponsor all right, title and interest in and to the Submission, including the right to use and otherwise exploit all entry materials submitted as part of the Contest, and all images, text and content displayed therein, in whole or in part, by any means or means now or hereafter known or invented, throughout the universe and in any and all languages, including, without limitation, the right to display, reproduce, record, perform, display, distribute, copy, edit, change, modify, add, subtract, rename, adapt the same, combine it with other material and use and exploit without giving any compensation or attribution to participants other than awarding prizes in this Contest. Each Participant hereby irrevocably grants to the Sponsor, its assigns, successors and assigns the sole and exclusive right to use the Submission and all information submitted by or about the Participant, including biographical information and/or other materials that the Participant may provide, as well as other information the Sponsor may have obtained information about the entrant from other sources, in and through any and all mediums, media, devices, processes and technology now known or hereafter invented, throughout the universe forever (or for the entire term of the right if a grant is granted in perpetuity). not permitted by applicable law) for any purpose, including, without limitation, in and in connection with the advertising, promotion, marketing and promotion of the Contest, the Game, products and services owned or distributed by Sponsor, and the general goodwill of Sponsor.
Sponsor shall have the right to make unlimited derivative works thereof, assign or transfer some or all such rights, and grant unlimited sublicenses of various levels. Without limiting the foregoing, Sponsor shall have the right to use the materials submitted as part of the Contest, and any images displayed therein (if any), in any advertising, publicity, marketing, promotion or any other commercial or non-commercial purpose.. which relating to the Contest Entities or the Game (including all predecessors, sequels, remakes and derivatives thereof). In addition to the grant of rights set forth above and the rights granted elsewhere in these Official Rules, entrants irrevocably grant and grant to Sponsor the right to use entrant's voice and other sound effects produced by entrant (if any), as well as in and for the right to use entrant's name, likeness and photographs , whether stationary or in motion, for all commercial and non-commercial purposes (including, but not limited to, marketing, advertising and promotional purposes) in connection herewith. Without limiting the foregoing, participants irrevocably waive all so-called "moral rights (droit moral)". Sponsor may freely assign or transfer its rights, in whole or in part. Sponsor will retain the rights granted in any Submission even if the Submission is disqualified or does not meet the Submission Requirements.
For residents of France, Italy,and Spain: Each entrant hereby irrevocably assigns, transfers and assigns to Sponsor, its assigns and successors and assigns without compensation, worldwide and for the duration of its legal protection, as created, all right, title and interest you may have in the Submission, including all intellectual property rights and author's proprietary rights ("droits patrimoniaux d'auteur") therein. The property rights granted in the Offer include in particular:
the right to reproduce or have any third party reproduce and permanently or temporarily display the Submission, whether free of charge or for a fee, in whole or in part, in any language, by any means or process known or unknown as of the date hereof, in any form and in any way known or unknown as of the date hereof. The copyright granted includes the right to upload, download, display, transmit and store all Submissions;
the right to perform or cause to be performed and communicate the Presentation and its modifications to the public, in any language, either periodically, permanently or on request, by any means or process known or unknown at the date hereof, in the context of public communication for advertising, entertainment and informational purposes , broadcasting, publishing or exhibiting;
the right to publish, give publication, distribution or commercialization in relation to the originals or copies of the Submission in connection with all discussions, whether free of charge or for a fee, in any way known or unknown at the time of the present , and for all technical and commercial processes. These rights include the right to sell, lend, license, rent, distribute, download the Presentation in any language and by any means, whether now known or hereafter disclosed;
the right to adapt, arrange, modify, supplement, update by adding or deleting, integrate in any form and present all or part of the Presentation, in any form and format (whether now known or later discovered); , especially with the aim of (i) integrating new elements into the Submission or (ii) integrating the Submission into a complex work, as well as the right to reproduce the work resulting from these adaptations, arrangements, changes and integrations; and
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REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES/INDEMNIFICATION: Each entrant (and the parent or legal guardian of any minor entrant) represents and warrants that: (i) the Submission does not and will not infringe the intellectual property rights or other rights of any other person or entity; and (ii) the Submission complies with the Submission Requirements and does not and will not violate any applicable law and is not and will not be libelous or defamatory. Each entrant (and the parent or legal guardian of any minor entrant) agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Contest Entities from any claims, liabilities, judgments, losses, damages, costs and expenses, including penalties, interest and reasonable outside attorneys' fees and costs of defense and to resolve such matters arising out of, arising out of, based on, or arising out of violations or allegations which, if true, would constitute a breach by the Participant of the Participant's representations, warranties, conventions or agreements. obligations under this Agreement, including, without limitation, any actions or statements made by the Participant during participation in the Contest.
ADVERTISING RELEASE: Without limiting the rights granted in the Submission as set forth above, acceptance of a prize constitutes the winner's permission for the Contest Entities to use each winner's submission (if any) and the entrant's name, social media identifier, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and address (city and state) in connection with publicity, marketing, promotional and/or advertising purposes for the Contest, the Contest Entities and all uses of the Presentation permitted herein, worldwide and in all forms of media and any and all media and media now known or subsequently developed, in perpetuity, without any further obligation, notice or compensation to the winners, and each winner hereby releases the Contest entities from any liability in connection therewith (for residents of France, Italy and Spain, the above grant is limited to a period of five (5) year from the end ).
NATURE OF RELATIONSHIP / WAIVER OF EQUITABLE RELIEF: Each participant hereby confirms and agrees that the relationship between the participant and the subjects of the competition is not confidential, fiduciary or any other special relationship, and that the participant's decision to submit the participant's Submission to the sponsor for the purposes of the competition does not place the subjects of the competition in a position that differs from the position they take members of the general public regarding the elements of the Participant Submission. Each Participant understands and acknowledges that the Contest Entities have broad access to ideas, stories, designs and other literary materials and that new ideas are continually submitted to the Contest Entities or developed by their employees. Each entrant also acknowledges that many ideas may be competing, similar or identical to the submission and/or to each other in theme, idea, plot, format or otherwise. Each entrant acknowledges and agrees that such entrant shall not be entitled to any compensation as a result of the use of any similar or identical material by any contest entity. Each participant acknowledges and agrees that the Contest Entities do not now have and will not have any obligations or liabilities, direct or indirect, representative, contributory or otherwise, in connection with the infringement or protection of copyright in the presentation. . Finally, each entrant acknowledges that, with respect to any entrant's claim relating to or arising out of the actual or alleged exploitation or use of any submission or other material submitted in connection with the contest, the damages, if any, caused to the applicable entrant shall not be irreparable or sufficient to entitle such Participant to seek injunctive or other equitable relief, and Participant's rights and remedies in such event shall be strictly limited to the right to recover damages, if any, at law. .
NO OBLIGATION TO USE: Contest Entities shall have no obligation (express or implied) to use any Submission or Emote Design, or to exploit any Submission or Emote Design or, if initiated, to continue their distribution or exploitation, and Contest Entities may at any time discontinue use submission or emoticon design for any reason, with or without legal justification or apology, and entrants will not be entitled to any damages or other remedies for that reason.
DATES AND DEADLINES/ANTICIPATED NUMBER OF COMPETITORS: Due to the unique nature and scope of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right, in addition to other rights reserved herein, to change any date or time period specified in these Official Rules or otherwise governing the Contest. The Sponsor cannot accurately predict the number of participants who will enter the Contest.
ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION: If Sponsor desires to provide such additional assignments, performance certificates of commitment or other documents as Sponsor may reasonably require to accomplish the purpose and intent of these Official Rules, then each entrant agrees to sign the same at Sponsor's request.
GENERAL DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY / FORCE MAJEURE: Each entrant (and the parent or legal guardian of any minor entrant) agrees that the Contest Entities (A) shall not be responsible for, and hereby release, any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitations, death and personal injury, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, due to participation in the Contest or any activity related to the Contest, or due to the acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize by the participant, and ( B) have made no express or implied warranty, representation or guarantee, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including without limitation the quality or fitness for a particular purpose of said prize. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any damage to the participant's or any other person's computer system that occurs while accessing the website or participating in the Contest, or for any computer system, telephone line, hardware, software or program failure, or other error . , interference, delayed computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged, stolen or prize shipments or notifications due to postage; or due to lost, interrupted, unavailable or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet service providers, websites or other connections; or for communication errors, failed, erratic, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions by computer, telephone or cable; or for any technical failures, malfunctions, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for incorrect or inaccurate collection of information, or failure to collect any information. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any person found to be interfering with the entry process or operation of the Contest or the Website, acting in violation of these Official Rules or acting in an unsportsmanlike manner. similar or disruptive, or intended to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest, or to harass, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from such person to the maximum extent permitted. by law. Multiple mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, forged, software-generated or other automatic entries will not be accepted. If the dispute regarding the identity of the person who actually submitted the Submission cannot be resolved to the Client's satisfaction, the submission to which it relates may be considered ineligible. The Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend or cancel the Contest if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Contest is technically defective or defective or that fraud or technical problems, malfunctions or malfunctions or other causes beyond its control have seriously destroyed or undermined or impaired the Sponsor in to any extent the integrity, administration, security, fair play and/or viability of the Contest as provided herein. In the event that an insufficient number of eligible entries are received and/or Sponsor is unable to award prizes or continue the Contest as provided herein due to any event beyond its control, including but not limited to fire, flood, earthquake, storm, epidemic , pandemic, public health crisis, disease, virus, disease or outbreak or other similar or different natural disaster; force majeure or public enemy; riots or civil disturbances, actions of any government or governmental body, power outage, failure of satellites or equipment, failure of telecommunications line or breakdown or breakdown of plant, machinery or vehicles operated by a third party; labor dispute, strike or lockout; actual or threatened war, armed conflict, terrorist attacks, war (declared, undeclared or threatened), explosion, nuclear, chemical or biological contamination; or a government-imposed travel ban, restriction of movement or assembly, or other order of any kind imposed by a government, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor (each "Force majeure” event or event), the Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Contest. If the Contest ends before the designated end date, Sponsor may (if possible) select a winner from among all qualified non-suspicious entries received by the date of the event leading to the end. Only the type and number of prizes described in these Official Rules will be awarded. These Official Rules may not be amended or supplemented in any way except in a written document issued in accordance with the law by a duly authorized representative of the sponsor. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any provision is found to be invalid or unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall survive and be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
GOVERNING LAW/JURISDICTION:ALL QUESTIONS AND QUESTIONS RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF A CO-PAYER OR SPONSOR IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST SHALL BE GOVERNED AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTERNAL LAWS OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON WITHOUT GOVERNING ANY CHOICE OF RULES OR PROVISIONS. CONFLICT OF LAWS WHICH CAUSE THE LAWS OF ANY OTHER COUNTRY TO APPLY.
ARBITRATION PROVISION: By participating in this Contest, each entrant agrees to: (i) any and all disputes that the entrant may have or claims that the entrant may have against the Contest Entities in connection with, arising out of or in any way related to (a) the Contest , (b) the award or redemption of any prize, and/or (c) the determination of the scope or applicability of this arbitration agreement, shall be resolved solely by final and binding arbitration conducted by JAMS and conducted before a single arbitrator in accordance with the JAMS rules; (ii) this arbitration agreement is entered into pursuant to a transaction involving interstate commerce and is subject to the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA“), 9 U.S.C. §§ 1-16; (iii) the arbitration shall take place in Seattle, Washington; (iv) the arbitrator's decision will be governed by the terms and conditions of these Official Rules and any other agreements set forth herein that the applicable entrant may have entered into in connection with the Contest; (v) the arbitrator will apply Washington law in accordance with the FAA and applicable statutes of limitations, and honor claims of privilege recognized by law; (vi) there will be no authority to arbitrate any claim on a class or representative basis, arbitration may only decide individual claims of entrants and/or sponsors; the arbitrator may not join or join the claims of other persons or parties who may be similarly situated; (vii) the arbitrator shall have no authority to award punitive damages against the entrant or sponsor; (viii) if Participant can demonstrate that the costs of arbitration will be prohibitive compared to the costs of litigation, Sponsor will pay such greater amount of Participant's filing and hearing fees in connection with the arbitration as the arbitrator deems necessary to avoid the arbitration being prohibitive; and (ix) with the exception of subsection (vi) above, if any part of this arbitration provision is held invalid, unenforceable or illegal, or in violation of JAMS rules, then the remainder of this arbitration provision will survive. in effect and shall be construed in accordance with its terms as if the invalid, unenforceable, illegal or inconsistent provision was not contained herein. However, if subsection (vi) is found to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal, this entire arbitration provision will be null and void, and neither Participant nor Sponsor will be entitled to arbitrate its dispute. For more information about JAMS and/or JAMS policies, visit their website atwww.jamsadr.com.