Twitter Contest Rules

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Official Legal Rules for OSA’s IYL Twitter Fun Facts Challenge


RULES: Maximum 10 entries per person. Must be age 18 or older to enter. OSA Membership NOT required to enter. All submissions will be reviewed by OSA for technical accuracy before posting to Twitter. Contest winners will be selected at the sole discretion of OSA staff. Winning submissions will not be posted to Twitter until 2015. Submissions must be in English. Entrants automatically agree to legal terms and conditions outlined below. Contest period is 15 October – 5 December 2014 for submissions.  Winners’ names will be announced the week of 15 December 2014. Employees of OSA are not eligible to participate.

LEGAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: By submitting a response, you grant to OSA a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to quote, edit, publish, promote, republish, distribute and/or display at any time in the future and otherwise use your submission, along with your name and likeness, in any and all media for any purpose, without further permission, notice or compensation except where prohibited by law. 

By submitting a response, you agree to release OSA and its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, directors, officers, and agents from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever that may be sustained in connection with your participation in the contest or the receipt, ownership, possession, use, or misuse of any prize.

In addition, by submitting a response, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless OSA and its subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents and representatives from any and all injuries, loss, claim, action, demand or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the your participation in the contest, including without limitation any third party claim for copyright infringement or a violation of an individual’s right to privacy and/or publicity.

You acknowledge that OSA is not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures, or other errors or problems which may occur in connection with the contest, whether computer, network, technical, mechanical, typographical, printing, human or otherwise, including, without limitation, errors or problems which may occur in connection with the administration of the contest, the processing or judging of entries, the announcement of the prizes, or that may limit prize fulfillment or a participant's ability to enter the contest.
 

By submitting a response, you agree to release Twitter and its affiliates,  and its affiliates, subsidiaries, employees, directors, officers, and agents from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages or losses to persons and property which may be sustained in connection with your participation in the contest or the receipt, ownership, possession, use, or misuse of any prize.

You acknowledge that the contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter.

You further acknowledge that all information disclosed by you as a result of your participation in the contest is being disclosed to OSA and not to Twitter.

The contest and distribution of its prizes are void where prohibited by law.

OSA reserves the right to amend these official rules, to disqualify entries that OSA deems to have been obtained in violation of these official rules, and to disqualify permanently from the contest any person it believes has intentionally violated these official rules.