1.1 These rules apply to all competitions, prize draws, promotions, giveaways and suchlike that are promoted on and run through our website or social media channels.
1.2 To enter a contest you must enter as directed on our website, social media channels or emails.
1.3 Our competitions are free to enter (no purchase required, unless otherwise stated).
1.4 Promotions on social media are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Instagram or any other social network. You are providing your information to Emerald Rue and not to any other party.
2. Eligibility and entry restrictions
2.1 To be eligible to enter a competition:
(a) entrants must be a real person, at least 18 years old and permanently reside in the United States. (proof of address or age may be required)
(b) entrants who live outside the 45 mile radius of St. Louis Park, MN, may be charged mileage or other travel fees, including but not limited to; mileage, airfare, hotel, rental car.
(c) Competition entrants for our promotions on social media must have a genuine account and must ‘like’ the Emerald Rue social network page (Facebook & Instagram) as part of the entry process.
2.2 The maximum number of entries to a competition per person is 7.
3. Start and closing dates
3.1 Competition shall open for entries at the time and on the date specified on our website and/or social media channels, and similarly, shall close to entries at the time and on the date specified on our website and social media channels. Unless otherwise stated, these times and dates are set to those for CST (Central Standard Time).
3.2 Any entries received before the opening or after the closing of the competition will be invalid and will not be entered into the competition.
3.3 No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
3.4 We reserve the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of our control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by us.
3.5 Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of all of these terms and conditions.
4. Winners and prizes
4.1 Competition prize is one, 90 minute family film session. Includes pre-session consultation, 90 minutes of filming and a family film (typically between 2-3 minutes, finished edit, length not guaranteed).
4.2 Competition prize winner will be notified of the competition result by email (if address is asked for/provided) or by direct message on social media (winners must therefore ‘like’ or ‘follow’ our social media accounts in order to be contacted about prizes) not more than 10 days following the closing date of the competition, and must work with Emerald Rue to schedule and complete their session by August 31, 2020.
4.3 Reasonable efforts will be made to contact the prize winner for 14 days but if the winner fails to respond to our notification attempts within this time or fails to meet any of the eligibility requirements or is otherwise unable to comply with the competition terms and conditions, we reserve the right to disqualify that entrant and offer the prize to the next eligible entrant and thereafter until a winner is found.
4.4 The results of a competition will be announced on our social media and website on the last day of the competition or as stated in rules. The announcement may include the name and photograph, the town or region of residence and prize details of each prize winner.
4.5 No cash alternative to the prizes will be offered. The prizes may be gifted or transferred, per Emerald Rue’s discretion. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
4.6 Winner must agree to sign Emerald Rue’s general film session contract and video, photo and audio release in order to claim prize. Winner has the right to refuse to sign the contract but in doing so, forfeits the prize.
5. Copyright and moral rights
5.1 You warrant to us that you created your competition entries, that you own all of the copyright in those entries, and that our use of the entries in accordance with these rules will not infringe any person’s intellectual property rights or other legal rights.
5.2 You grant to us an exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual and irrevocable license to copy, store, edit, distribute, transmit and publish your competition entries.
6.1 We may undertake publicity activities relating to competitions and prize awards. The winner therefore agrees to the use of their name, photograph in any post-prize-winning publicity names, surnames, towns or regions of residence and prize details.
7. Our details
7.1 This prize competition is run by Emerald Rue and Jen Martodam
7.2 You can contact us:
(a) using our website contact form;
(b) by telephone, 218-686-1854
(c) by email, using the email address firstname.lastname@example.org
(d) by direct message on our social media channels.