UNDERWATER SELFIE DAY CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
Here are the terms and conditions which apply to the “Underwater Selfie Day” contest. Please read these terms carefully as they contain important items participants should know. These terms are final, binding, and winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements.
|PADI Worldwdie Corp (“PADI”) and GoPro, Inc. (“GoPro”), collectively, “Administrators”
|Underwater Selfie Day (“Contest”)
|The Contest begins on November 7, 2020 at 12:00:01 am PST and continues until 11:59:59pm PST (“Contest Period”)
|Winners will be selected on November 12, 2020.
|There will be one (1) Grand Prize Winner and two (2) Runner-Up Winners. All winners will be notified on or around the applicable Awards Date via email or direct message through the social media platform used to enter the Contest.
|The Grand Prize Winner will be awarded $2,000.00 USD and a GoPro HERO9 Black camera.
|Each of the two (2) Runner-Up Prize Winner will be awarded a GoPro HERO9 Black camera.
The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $2,449.99 USD.
The ARV of each Runner-Up Prize is $449.99 USD.
The ARV of all Prizes is $3,349.97 USD.
|How to Enter
Entrants are entered into the contest by posting an underwater selfie on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter during the Contest Period. Entry entry must be shot exclusively on a GoPro camera and include the #underwaterselfieday hashtag, and tag PADI and GoPro accounts:
Facebook: @padi @gopro
Instagram: @paditv @gopro
Twitter: @padi @gopro
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. ALL DETERMINATIONS MADE BY GOPRO OR PADI ARE FINAL. ENTRY INTO THE CONTEST CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES. You must make any disclosures required by applicable law when entering a submission into the Contest
General Rules and Conditions:
- 1. Who can enter?
The “Contest” is open globally to anyone who is 18 years of age or older and can be restricted by laws in certain places, countries, or regions of the World. Employees, officers, directors and family members of employees of the Administrators and their related and affiated companies, are not eligible for the Contest. Contest is void where restricted or otherwise prohibited by law.
2. How do I enter the contest?
Contestants will need to submit their content through a valid Social media account. In doing so, please use the appropriate hashtag aligned with the Contest and make sure your account is public. Submissions must meet the requirements of the competition to be eligible including format, deadline and any other rules. Further, we advise you to consult the judging criteria listed below. Also, please note no purchase will be necessary to enter.
Additional Submission Requirements: By entering a photo or video, the entrant certifies the video is one’s original content, used a GoPro camera to capture the content, and the content does not infringe on any 3rd party’s rights. If 3rd parties (friends, family, strangers, or children) do appear in the video, we ask for you to receive permission to use their image. No mail-in entries will be allowed and any use of automatic programming to submit entries will be void. Finally, please make sure the submission is appropriate and in line with GoPro and PADI’s brand—use your best judgment!
Entries which include references to divers touching marine life or the reef, including artificial reefs such as wrecks, will be disqualified. Contest Submissions must be in good taste and shall not contain violence, profanity, unlawful references or other potentially offensive language or visuals.
3. What happens to my submission?
Generally, the Administrator’s will receive a standard copyright license when contestants submit their content through the Contest (see below for more details on this license). By submitting a video, you consent to the Administrator’s editing, re-using, storing, reproducing, and modifying your content through our medium for both commercial and non-commercial purposes. If you win the Contest, the Administors can use your name and photograph for future marketing purposes unless you tell us not to. Typically, the Administors will notify you if your content will be used in this manner. Finally, additional compensation is not expected and the Administors will not be responsible for 3rd party’s use of your content.
Please know the Administors will keep all of your private and personal information in accordance with their respective privacy policies at https://gopro.com/legal/privacy-policy and https://www.padi.com/privacy.
Copyright License: Contestants agree to grant Administors, their licensees, and successors a worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable, fully paid-up, royalty free right and license, with the right to sublicense for the purpose of this competition and marketing materials.
4. How does the Administors pick the winner(s)?
The Administors will rely on a panel of talented judges in the field of creative, marketing, media, and advertising. This panel will pick the winner based on the particular criteria applicable for the Contest with an emphasis on skill needed to produce the content. Performance and style (25%), Composition and framing (25%), and Overall creativity (50%). The Administors emphasize luck will play no role in this decision as the judging gurus make the final call relying on their expertise in this field.
Be aware the judges will not be required to provide feedback on each video and reserve the right to disqualify any video which is improper, unlawful, or breaks any rules of the competition.
5. How will I find out if I win?
Administors will send the good news by direct message on the social media platform the contestant entered through. After this, Administors may require the winner to sign an “Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release” within ten (10) days of date of receipt.
Administors promise to do our best to locate and communicate with you if you are the winner. If we cannot confirm your identity within three months or any other disputes arise, we will contact the next best entry.
Winner List: For a list of the prize winners, which will be available seven (7) days after the announcement of the winner, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Prize Winners, PADI Marketing, 30151 Tomas, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688, USA within sixty (60) days of the last day of the Contest
6. What do I receive if I meet the judge’s lofty standards?
The prizes to be awarded from the Contest are as set forth in the “Prizes” listed on the first page. Keep in mind the winners will be solely responsible for any and all applicable taxes for the prizes. Further, no substitution of prizes is permitted except if a prize is unavailable and the winner is solely responsible for any incidental expenses.
Moreover, Adminstrators, will not be responsible for use of the prize which is:
- a) Unreasonable and unforeseeable loss
- b) Loss not caused by a breach of our duty or not caused by our negligence
- c) Losses caused by factors which cannot be reasonable considered or outside of our control
- d) Any losses caused by your own negligence
Finally, by accepting a prize, each winner further agrees to release Adminstrators, from any and all liability, loss or damage of any kind to both the prize itself and any damage arising out of or in connection with Winners' participation in this Contest or with respect to the awarding, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize. ALL PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMIT A TION, ANY IMPLIED W ARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE), AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED.
If you refuse, these terms, you may forfeit all or any portion of the prize package at Adminstrators’ discretion and the next highest score can receive the prize instead.
Please allow sixty (60) days for delivery of prizes.
7. Other Rules Related to the Contest:
Assumption of Risk: BY PARTICIPATING, ENTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THEY PARTICIPATE AT THEIR OWN RISK AND NEITHER ADMINISTRATOR IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PHYSICAL HARM OR DEATH THAT MAY BEFALL ANY ENTRANT AS A RESULT OF PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST. PARTICIPANTS SHOULD NOT EXPOSE THEMSELVES OR OTHERS TO ANY DANGEROUS, HARMFUL OR ILLEGAL BEHAVIOR OR ACTIVITY AT ANY TIME DURING THIS CONTEST. PARTICIPANTS AGREE TO ABIDE BY ALL APPLICABLE LAWS.
Waiver of Liability: Entrants, by participating in this Contest, further agree to waive, release, indemnify, defend and hold harmless Adminstrators and their parent, affiliated companies and subsidiaries and their directors, officers, employees, sponsors and agents, including advertising and promotion agencies, and assigns, and any other organizations related to the Contest, including, but not limited to, non- sponsors (together, the “Released Parties”), from and against, any claims, injuries (including death), loss, expenses or damages and/or liabilities of any nature that in any way arise in whole or in part from the acceptance, possession, use or enjoyment of a prize or parts thereof, participation in the Contest, or in any prize-related activity, including, without limitation, any (i) condition caused by events beyond Adminstrators’s control that may cause the Contest to be disrupted or corrupted, (ii) injuries, losses, or damages (compensatory, direct, incidental, consequential or otherwise) of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the Contest, (iii) printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Contest, (iv) electronic, network or computer failures or malfunctions, or other hardware, software or technical errors of any kind, including undeliverable messages resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering by a user’s Internet service provider, lost, late, delayed, inaccurate, incomplete, or misdirected messages, any injury or damage to any person’s computer related to, or resulting from, participation in the Contest or for other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest or the processing of Submissions.
IN NO EVENT WILL THE ADMINISTRATORS BE LIABLE TO ENTRANTS FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOSS OF USE, DATA, BUSINESS OR PROFITS) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH ENTRANTS’ PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST, WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY ARISESFROM ANY CLAIM BASED UPON CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, AND WHETHER OR NOT ADMINISTRATORS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE.
Copy of Rules: For a copy of these Official Rules, send a legal-size, self-addressed, stamped envelope to PADI Marketing, 30151 Tomas, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688, USA. Vermont residents may omit return postage with Official Rules requests.
Binding Rules: By entering the Contest, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules.
Modification to Rules: The Administrators may alter the rules of the contest but only in extraneous and outstanding circumstances—snow in the Bay Area, the Internet crashes, etc.
GoPro’s Address: GoPro, Inc., 3025 Clearview, San Mateo, CA 94402
PADI’s Address: PADI Marketing, 30151 Tomas, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688, USA