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Mastercard & League of Legends “Fan of the Day” Contest Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING THIS CONTEST.
THIS IS A SKILL-BASED CONTEST.
ENTRANTS WAIVE THE ABILITY TO BRING CLAIMS WHETHER IN A CLASS ACTION FORMAT OR OTHERWISE.
SPONSOR OBTAINS RIGHTS FROM ENTRANTS TO POST AND USE IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTEST ANY AND ALL CONTENT SUBMITTED AS PART OF THE CONTEST.
THIS CONTEST, INCLUDING ANY ENTRY METHOD OR PRIZE OFFERED, MAY BE CANCELED OR POSTPONED BY SPONSOR, IN FULL OR IN PART AT ANY TIME, DUE TO REASONS RELATED TO THE ONGOING PANDEMIC (E.G., CORONOVIRUS/COVID-19).
Eligibility: The Mastercard & League of Legends “Fan of the Day” Contest (“Contest”) is open only to individuals who are: 1) permanent legal residents of the fifty (50) United States (including the District of Columbia), Canada (excluding Quebec), and Germany, and 2) legal age of majority under the laws of the jurisdiction in which they reside at the time/date of entry. Void in Quebec and where prohibited by law. Employees, officers and directors of Mastercard International Incorporated (“Mastercard” or “Sponsor”); Riot Games, Inc. (“Riot Games”); teamDigital Promotions, Inc. (“Administrator”) and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, distributors, subsidiaries, prize providers, advertising/promotion agencies and the immediate family members (i.e., spouses, parents, children, grandchildren and siblings and their respective spouses) and/or those living in the same household of any of the foregoing are not eligible to enter or win a prize in this Contest. Sponsor, Riot Games, Administrator, and each of their respective parent companies, affiliates, distributors, subsidiaries, prize providers and advertising/promotion agencies are each a “Released Party” and shall hereinafter collectively be referred to as the “Released Parties.” Twitter is neither a Sponsor of nor affiliated with this Contest. By entering, you understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Twitter.
Promotion Period: Contest begins at 12:00:01 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on 12/7/20 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on 12/15/20 (hereafter, “Promotion Period”). Administrator’s database clock will be the official timekeeping device for this Contest.
How To Enter: During the Promotion Period, tweet a statement (in the English language) along with an optional photo or 30-second video describing “your favorite League of Legends moment” on Twitter through your Twitter account inclusive of the hashtag # MastercardFOTDContest (the “Twitter Hashtag”) to receive one (1) entry in the Contest. Twitter Hashtag must be used in order for your entry to be eligible. Your Twitter account must be public to enter. Tweet must include a statement (in the English language) to be eligible for entry. Submitting a photo or video alone (without a statement) will not be eligible for entry. If you do not have a Twitter account, you can create a free Twitter account at www.twitter.com. Use of the Twitter Hashtag in connection with your Twitter post constitutes your unconditional acceptance of these Official Rules. All entries must comply with the Twitter Terms of Service and Twitter Rules available at www.twitter.com. Submissions must follow applicable Twitter size and format requirements. Each entry must contain the Twitter Hashtag (as described above), conform to Twitter’s two hundred and eighty (280) character limitation, and your Twitter profile settings must be public to be eligible for the Contest. Entries that do not follow this format will be discarded or ignored. By using the Twitter Hashtag in connection with your Submission, you are acknowledging and agreeing that Sponsor has the right to use your entry as set forth in these Official Rules. NOTE: Sponsor may not receive entries from Twitter users with “protected” updates (i.e., user has set his/her Twitter account so that only people the user has approved can view his/her updates) due to the way Twitter operates its service. By including the Twitter Hashtags in their tweet, entrants are confirming their acceptance and agreement to these Official Rules. The Twitter post/statement and Twitter Hashtags shall be collectively referred to hereafter as the “Submission”. Submissions must be submitted and received during the Promotion Period to be eligible.
Limit - one (1) Submission per registered Twitter account. If entrant submits more than one (1) Submission per registered Twitter account, all additional entries received after the first Submission will be null and void. Once the Submission is completed and submitted, the Submission is final and may not be modified or edited. All Submissions must meet the Contest Submission requirements set forth below. Those who do not follow all of the instructions, provide the required information in their entry, or abide by these Official Rules or other instructions of Sponsor may be disqualified at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.
Incomplete Submissions and/or Submissions containing inaccurate information will be disqualified at Sponsor’s sole discretion. The use of script, macro or any other device to automate or subvert the entry process is prohibited and all such Submissions and Submissions made by any other means which subvert the entry process will be void. Other than as otherwise specified herein, neither Sponsor, nor anyone acting on its behalf, will enter into any communications with any entrant regarding this Contest (except for the purposes of notifying the winners) or acknowledge any Submission (or portion thereof) received. Any Submission not meeting all Contest Submission requirements stated herein will be void. Those who do not follow all of the instructions or abide by these Official Rules may be disqualified at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.
Contest Submission Requirements:
- You must own all rights in the Submission and have the right to grant Sponsor a license to use the Submission (including any material embodied in the Submission);
- The Submission cannot: (i) contain content that is sexually explicit or suggestive; (ii) be unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, (iii) contain profanities, be pornographic in nature or contain references to nudity; or (iv) make reference to or encourage any dangerous or illegal activity, or (v) contain any inappropriate content;
- The Submission cannot promote alcohol, illegal drugs or drug use; make references to gambling, tobacco use, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing); promote any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or discuss any particular religious or political agenda or message;
- The Submission cannot be obscene or offensive, defamatory, libelous, threatening, harassing, or endorse any form of hate or hate group;
- The Submission cannot defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about the Sponsor, Released Parties or their products or other people, products or companies;
- The Submission cannot include the names of any celebrities (including, without limitation, famous athletes or sports teams, musicians, artists or other popular characters);
- The Submission cannot contain trademarks, logos, copyrighted works or any intellectual property owned by others, except as owned by entrant or as authorized by Sponsor for use by entrants in connection with the Contest; Sponsor does not permit the infringement of others’ rights and any use of materials not original to the entrant (except copyrighted materials owned by Sponsor) is grounds for disqualification from the Contest. Do not copy words or lines of copy from your favorite movie, television program, song or book or include materials or trademarks belonging to any third parties or incorporate the names of any party other than yourself unless you have obtained all rights necessary to permit you to use same in connection with your Submission and grant the rights herein granted to Sponsor; the Submission cannot (in the sole discretion of Sponsor) advertise or promote any brand or product of any kind other than the Sponsor’s, including, but not limited to, any of Sponsor’s competitors, any of Released Parties competitors, or contain any forms of personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses. The Submission cannot (in the sole discretion of Sponsor) include claims which infer superiority or other comparison to a product of a competitor;
- The Submission cannot contain materials embodying the name or other indicia identifying any other person, living or dead, unless you have express permission from that person to use their name or other indicia in connection with the Contest;
- The Submission cannot communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or goodwill to which Sponsor wishes to associate; and
- The Submission cannot violate any law or otherwise be inappropriate; all as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
Each Entrant warrants to the RELEASED PARTIES that HIS OR HER SUBMISSION DOES not contravene or infringe on anyone else’s copyright or other intellectual property, moral rights, PRIVACy OR Publicity RIGHTS.
Message and data rates apply if you choose to enter using your mobile device.
Privacy and Data Protection: By submitting an entry, you agree to participate in the Contest and agree that Sponsor may receive, use and disclose your name, address, e-mail address and other information for the administration of the Contest. You have the opportunity to access your personal data and request information about the processing or to correct, delete, limit the purpose of use, transfer by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Furthermore, you have the right to complain to the competent supervisory authority and to request that the bodies in charge of processing be informed of your requests.
Providing a Submission constitutes your consent to participate in the Contest and consent for Sponsor to obtain, use, and transfer your name, address, email and other details for Contest administration purposes. By submitting a Submission, entrant hereby grants the Released Parties, without any limitation of any other rights granted herein, permission for the Submission to be posted on the Internet and other websites and social media platforms as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. The entrant waives, as far as legally possible, any right to be named as author under § 13 UrhG (German Copyright Act) as well as the complete mention of his/her name in connection with his/her Submission. Entrant agrees that Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized use of entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Submission and may remove a posted Submission at any time. By submitting a Submission, you agree that: (i) the Submission does not violate any law or regulation of your country of residence or any right of any third party, including those laws, regulations, and rights related to copyrights, trademarks, publicity, or privacy, (ii) you have the right to grant the rights to the Submission as provided in these Official Rules, (iii) the Submission has not been published or submitted in any other competition; (iv) the Submission is your original work; (v) the Submission has not won previous awards; (vi) you have obtained permission from any person whose name or likeness is used in the Submission; and (vii) that publication of the Submission via various media, including, without limitation, social posting, will not infringe on the rights of any third party. You will indemnify, defend and hold harmless Released Parties from any claims to the contrary. Further, by submitting an Submission, you grant permission and a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free, no-cost, worldwide, irrevocable right and license for Released Parties to publish, post, adapt, edit, display, exploit and/or modify or otherwise use the Submission and all images, text and materials in connection with the action included or depicted therein, in whole or in part, in any manner or medium now or hereafter known or devised (including, without limitation, CDs, streaming media, film, television, videocassettes, print, interactive devices, mobile media, Internet and on-line systems), worldwide, in any and all languages, including, without limitation, the right to display, reproduce, recreate, record, perform, exhibit, distribute, copy, edit, change, modify, add to, subtract from, re-title and adapt the same, to combine it with other material and otherwise use and exploit it without having to give any compensation or attribution to entrants or any third party, except for the awarding of the prize(s) to the winners in this Contest. Entrants agree that during the Promotion Period, they shall not make, and shall not permit, any other public use, display or distribution of their Submission, and they shall maintain all rights without encumbrances so that, if Sponsor desires, entrants can assign all rights in and to their Submission if selected as a winner. Sponsor, and each of its successors, assigns and licensees, will have the right to make unlimited derivative works of Submissions, to assign or transfer any or all of Sponsor’s granted rights and to grant unlimited, multiple-level sublicenses. Without limiting the foregoing, Sponsor will have the right to use the Submissions submitted as part of the Contest, and all images, text and materials included or depicted therein (if any), in any merchandising, advertising, marketing, promotion or for any other commercial or non-commercial purpose. Entrants hereby forever waive and relinquish, if legally possible, all “moral rights (droit moral)” now or hereafter recognized in connection with Submissions submitted as part of the Contest. Entrants acknowledge that as a condition of participating in the Contest and/or being selected as a winner, Sponsor may request that the entrant’s Submission, and any rights therein, be assigned to Sponsor and entrants may be required to confirm such assignment by completing and submitting Prize Acceptance Documents (defined below) (and any other documents reasonably required by Sponsor) or such entrant will otherwise be disqualified from receiving his/her prize(s). Entrants must maintain the ability to assign all such rights to Sponsor free of any limitations, restrictions or third-party obligations. Entrants agree that Sponsor shall have the sole discretion in determining the extent and manner of use of Submissions and are not obligated to use any Submission. Entrants agree that Sponsor, nor its agents, shall be responsible for return or preservation of any Submission submitted. Entrant further agrees that submission of a Submission is gratuitous and made without restriction and will not place Sponsor and/or Released Parties under any obligation and that Sponsor and Released Parties are free to discuss or otherwise disclose the ideas contained in the Submission on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas without any additional compensation to entrant. Each entrant acknowledges that their Submission is not being submitted in confidence or in trust to Sponsor and that no confidential or fiduciary relationship is intended or created. Each entrant acknowledges that Sponsor and other entrants may have created ideas and concepts contained in their entries that may have familiarities or similarities to his/her own entry, and that he/she will not be entitled to any compensation or right to negotiate with the Released Parties because of these familiarities or similarities. Notwithstanding any custom and practice in the industry to pay an individual for an idea (if any), nothing herein shall create an implied or express contract to compensate entrants for their Submission and there is no obligation for any Released Party to pay or otherwise compensate entrants for any of their ideas or materials in any communications with Sponsor, whatsoever. Entrant acknowledges that, by acceptance of their Submission, Released Parties do not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to Released Parties, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than entrant. Sponsor and/or Released Parties reserve the right to screen entries, but may post Submissions without editing or other prior review. Entrant acknowledges that Sponsor and/or Released Parties have no obligation to use or post any Submission that he/she submits. For all social media postings of Submissions made by Sponsor and/or Released Parties, posting of such content is for entertainment purposes only and does not relate to winner selection. By entering the Contest, entrant, except where prohibited by law, grants permission to Sponsor and its designees to use entrant's name, address (city and state), photograph, voice and/or other visual information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation in any media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and indefinitely, without notice, review or approval. The participant has the possibility to access his personal data and to request information about the processing or to correct, delete, limit the purpose of use, transfer by sending an e-mail to email@example.com. Furthermore, the subscriber has the right to complain to the competent supervisory authority and to request that the bodies responsible for processing be informed of his requests. Sponsor reserves the right to request from entrant at any time proof that entrant maintains all necessary rights in their Submission in order to grant Sponsor the rights required herein in a form acceptable to Sponsor. Failure to provide such proof may lead to, among other things, the entrant being disqualified from the Contest.
Your participation by your Submission constitutes your consent to participate in this Contest and consent for Released Parties to obtain, use, and share your Submission, your name, address, email, social handles and other details for Contest administration purposes. For information regarding Sponsor’s privacy practices, please visit https://www.mastercard.us/en-us/about-mastercard/what-we-do/privacy.html. Released Parties are not responsible for late, lost, stolen, illegible, incomplete, misdirected, delayed, garbled, damaged, inaccurate or undelivered emails, social posts, Submission (collectively, “Contest Data”), theft, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of Contest Data, defect/delay in transmission or communication, including, but not limited to, recording failures, or for telephonic, human or computer failures, problems or errors, interruptions in service leveraged to create a Submission, whether due to system upgrades, repairs, modifications or other causes, defect or delay in transmission, connections, satellite, network, cable, Internet Service Provider (ISP), phones, phone lines or telephone systems, recording/filming systems, electronic equipment, computer hardware or software failures, inaccurate entry information, traffic congestion on the internet, technical or mechanical malfunctions, or other malfunctions, errors or delays, whether caused by equipment, programming, human error, acts of God or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of entries, Contest Data processing, the tabulation of judging points, the announcement of prizes and winners, the cancellation or postponement of the Contest, for any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer or other device relating to or resulting from participation in this Contest, or for printing, typographical, human or other errors appearing in these Official Rules, in any Contest advertisements or other materials. Use of any device to automate or subvert entry is prohibited and any entries received by such means will be void. No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated entries are permitted and any entries received by such means will be void.
By entering, each entrant warrants and represents that his/her Submission does not defame or otherwise violate the rights of any third party and does not violate any federal, state or local laws or ordinances of the respective country of residence. Such persons further warrant and represent that: (1) Sponsor shall own the Submission (and all material embodied therein); (2) they irrevocably assign to Sponsor and its designees any and all transferable rights, title and interest in the Submission, including, but not limited to, all intellectual property rights; (3) Sponsor and its designees shall have, without limitation, the perpetual and worldwide right, but not the obligation, to edit, adapt, modify, publish, exploit and use the Submission in any way and in any media for trade, advertising, promotional and/or other purposes as Sponsor and/or its designees may determine without further consideration, notification or permission of entrants, the prize winners (described and defined below) or any third parties or, at its discretion, remove any Entries; and (4) they have secured the requisite consent from any third party referenced or featured in their Submission and, if their Submission is a prize winner, agree to provide legal releases for the use of such reference or image in a form satisfactory to Sponsor.
By submitting a Submission, entrant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor may obtain many Submissions under this Contest and that such Submissions may be similar or identical in theme, idea, format or other respects to others submitted under this Contest and/or other contests staged and/or sponsored by the Sponsor, or to other ideas conceived by or provided to Sponsor and entrant waives any and all claims entrant may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that any Submission and/or other works accepted, reviewed and/or used by the Sponsor (or its designees) may be similar to entrant’s Submission. Except where prohibited by law, each entrant acknowledges and agrees that the Sponsor does not have now, nor shall it have in the future, any duty or liability, direct or indirect, vicarious, contributory, or otherwise, with respect to the infringement or protection of any copyright in and to entrant’s Submission or any other right related thereto. Sponsor reserves the right to void and disqualify any Submission not satisfying these requirements, as determined within Sponsor’s final sole discretion. If Sponsor shall desire to secure additional assignments, certificates of engagement for the Submission or other documents as Sponsor may reasonably require in order to effectuate the purposes and intents of these Official Rules, then entrant agrees to sign the same upon Sponsor’s request therefor.
Contest Judging: On or about two (2) days following the conclusion of the Promotion Period, three (3) potential winner(s) will be determined from among eligible Submissions received based on the following criteria: (1) Creativity/ Originality (0-25 points); (2) Quality of Written Submission (0-25 points); (3) Relevance to Contest theme (0-25 points); and (4) Overall Enthusiasm (0-25 points). The three (3) Submissions with the highest scores, as determined by the judges, will be deemed prize winning Submissions and subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules, the eligible entrants that submitted the winning Submissions will be declared prize winners. The official judging panel, will consist of qualified representatives from Sponsor, whose decisions will be final and binding in all matters relating to this Contest. In the event of a tie, such tied Submissions will be re-judged based on Overall Enthusiasm category. Limit one (1) prize per person, family or household. Sponsor will not reveal the judging scores for any entry. Sponsor reserves the right to not award all prizes if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Submissions.
Prize Awarding & Notification: Potential prize winners will be notified by Administrator by Twitter or other method selected by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Potential prize winners will be required to execute and return a Declaration of Eligibility, Liability and (where legal) Publicity Release (collectively, “Prize Acceptance Documents”) and any other documents and third-party consents as may be required by Sponsor within three (3) days of date of issuance of notification.
Potential prize winners (excluding any potential winner that is a legal resident of Germany) may be required to submit to a confidential criminal check to confirm eligibility and ensure that prize award will not pose a security threat or bring Sponsor or Released Parties into public disrepute, contempt, scandal or ridicule or reflect unfavorably on Sponsor or Released Parties as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, and, in such event may result in disqualification. Noncompliance with any of the foregoing, failure to respond within the designated timeframe, the inability to contact a potential prize winner within a reasonable time period, or any notification being returned as undeliverable may result in disqualification and, at Sponsor’s discretion and time permitting, a runner-up being chosen. Winner status is subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. The Released Parties are not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind. Should a potential prize winner decide to decline his/her potential prize winning status for any reason whatsoever or not respond to the prize notification by the applicable response deadline, Sponsor shall have no further obligation to that potential prize winner and the next runner-up may be selected based on the selection process above, if time permits.
In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, such entrant will be deemed the individual who is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the Submission. Other than as otherwise specified herein, neither Sponsor, nor anyone acting on its behalf, will enter into any communications with any entrant regarding this Contest (except for the purposes of notifying the winner(s)) or acknowledge any Submission (or portion thereof) received.
Three (3) Prizes. Each winner will receive their name, likeness and fan story featured in the League of Legends All Star broadcast. Exact time and date of broadcast to be determined by Sponosor. Due to the unique nature of this prize, there is no retail value. The Prize cannot be claimed by a third party on the winner’s behalf.
Miscellaneous: If Sponsor fails to receive at least three (3) valid Submissions in this Contest, Sponsor reserves the right to cancel the Contest and not award any of the prizes. No transfer, assignment, cash redemption or substitution of a prize (or portion thereof) will be permitted, except by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, due to prize unavailability or other causes otherwise determined solely by Sponsor, & then for a prize (or applicable portion) of equal or greater value. Sponsor reserves the right to void and remove any and all entries of an entrant who Sponsor believes has attempted to tamper with, influence, or impair the administration, security, fairness, judging or proper play of Contest and such entrant will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. No transfer, assignment, cash redemption, or substitution of prize (or portion thereof) is permitted except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute the prize (or applicable portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion and except as otherwise provided herein. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and agree that: 1) Sponsor and its designees may use (unless prohibited by law) entrant’s name, city and state of residence, college/university, Submission, any oral or written statements, and/or likeness for advertising, trade and/or any other purposes in any media now or hereafter known throughout the world in perpetuity, without further compensation, permission or notification, and 2) Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a background check (excluding residents of Germany) and entry in the Contest constitutes entrant’s permission for Sponsor to conduct such background check, provided that, to the extent additional authorization is necessary under law, entrants shall authorize such check. Sponsor reserves the right (at its sole discretion) to disqualify any applicable entrant based on the results of the background check or failure of the entrant to properly authorize such check. By participating, entrants agree that the Released Parties, Twitter and their agents and representatives, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, agents and franchisees shall only be liable for damages in the event of intent or gross negligence, including that of their agents, in accordance with the law. The same applies to damages caused by negligence resulting from injury to life, body or health. In the case of negligently caused material and financial damages, the Released Parties, Twitter and their agents and representatives as well as all their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, representatives, agents and the franchisees and their vicarious agents are only liable in the event of a breach of a material contractual obligation, but limited to the amount of the foreseeable and contract-typical damages. The entrant agrees by participating that s/he will defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties and Twitter from and against any liability, loss, injury, or damage of any kind (including attorneys' fees) to any person or entity, including, without limitation, personal injury, death or damage to personal or real property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of: (i) entrant’s participation/entry into the Contest, (ii) any materials he or she may submit in connection herewith, or (iii) the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize or participation in any activities associated with the Contest or any prize awarded in connection herewith; (iv) the Released Parties’ violation of rights of publicity or privacy, claims of defamation or portrayal in a false light or based on any claim of infringement of intellectual property; and (v) any typographical, human or other error in the printing, offering, selection, operation or announcement of any Contest activity and/or prize. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, suspend, and/or terminate this Contest (or portion thereof), including should virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Contest or for any other reason and, in the case of termination, at its discretion, select the winners from all eligible non-suspect Entries received prior to the event that required such termination using the judging criteria specified above. In the event Sponsor or Administrator is prevented from continuing with the Contest by any event beyond its control, including, but not limited to, fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, communications or equipment failure, utility or service interruptions, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat or activity, war (declared or undeclared), interference with the Contest by any party, or any federal, state, or local government law, order, or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s and/or Administrator’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event or occurrence), Sponsor shall have the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Contest or prize. Sponsor and Administrator additionally reserve the right, in their sole and absolute discretion: (a) to modify, suspend or terminate the Contest should causes beyond Sponsor’s or Administrator’s control corrupt or interfere with the administration, integrity, operation, security or proper play of the Contest; or (b) to disqualify any entrant found to be, or suspected of: (i) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; (ii) acting in violation of these Official Rules; or (iii) acting in an un-sportsmanlike manner. CAUTION: Any attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of this Contest is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made; the Released Parties reserves the right to seek damages (including attorneys’ fees) and/or other remedies from any such person(s) responsible for the attempt to the fullest extent permitted by law. Released Parties make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prize (or any portion thereof), and disclaim any implied warranty. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, entrants agree, to the extent permitted by law, that the Released Parties: (a) maintain no control over the personnel, equipment or operation of any manufacturer or other person or entity furnishing services (“Suppliers”) as a part of the prizes provided in connection with the Contest; and (b) will not be responsible or liable for any injury, damage, loss, expense, accident, delay, inconvenience or other irregularity that may be caused or contributed to: (i) by the wrongful, negligent or unauthorized act or omission on the part of any other person or entity not an employee of the Released Parties, and (ii) by any cause, condition or event whatsoever beyond the control of the Released Parties. Released Parties make no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind concerning any prize (or any portion thereof), & disclaim any implied warranty. Sponsor’s or any other Released Party’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction - Except where prohibited by law, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the state of New York. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Contest, shall be, to the extent permitted by law, governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual damages, and in no event, shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential, or incidental damages, including attorney’s fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision of the Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. Entrants agree to waive any rights to claim ambiguity of these Official Rules. Headings are solely for convenience of reference and will not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of the documents or any provision hereof. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Contest-related materials, and/or the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control and the discrepancy will be resolved in Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.
Sponsor: Mastercard International Incorporated, 2000 Purchase Street, Purchase, NY 10577 USA. Riot Games is not a sponsor of this Contest.
Administrator: teamDigital Promotions, Inc., 6 Berkshire Blvd, Bethel, CT 06801 USA.
Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark, of Mastercard International Incorporated. The use of any non-Sponsor trademarks, service marks, logos, or other marks in connection with this Contest or any prize is not meant by Sponsor to imply the endorsement of the respective owner(s) of such marks, or any affiliation of the respective owner(s) of such marks with Contest advertisements or the Contest.