These Rules and Regulations ("Rules and Regulations") detail the requirements, rules, regulations, processes and prizes for the scavenger hunt called "GISHWHES" managed by Gishwhes LLC, also sometimes referred to as Conglomerated Ubiquitous Multinational LLC ("The Company" or "GISHWHES"). By registering and participating in the hunt entrants ("Entrants") agree to abide by all Rules and Regulations.
a.The Company is hosting an international digital scavenger hunt called GISHWHES ("Scavenger Hunt") that is open to global Entrants of any age as per all Sections of these Rules and Regulations.
b.Entrants are eligible for the Grand Prize under the following conditions:
b.i.Ages 18 and over. If Entrant will be at least eighteen (18) years of age as of September 01, 2013 ("Unaccompanied Minimum Eligible Prize Age") they may attend the Grand Prize unattended by a parent or legal guardian.
b.ii.Ages 16 to 18. If a Grand Prize Winner is under the Unaccompanied Minimum Eligible Prize Age but at least sixteen (16) years of age as of September 01, 2013 ("16-18 Winner"), and if his or her parent or legal guardian ("Guardian") provides verbal and written documentation (including legal witness by an appropriate entity – Notary Public, Solicitor, etc.) approving them to attend the Grand Prize trip (with such documentation provided AFTER the Grand Prize winner is announced), he or she may attend the Grand Prize unattended by Guardian. If the Guardian of a 16-18 Winner is NOT registered on the 16-18 Winner's team, they may also attend the Grand Prize Trip with the 16-18 Winner but Guardian will be responsible for paying 100% of Guardian's travel, dining and accommodation costs. The 16-18 Winner's trip costs as defined below will be paid for by GISHWHES.
b.iii.Ages 16 and Under. Any Entrants who win the Grand Prize who are less than sixteen (16) years of age on September 01, 2013 ("Minor Winner") may only attend the Grand Prize with his or her Guardian. If the Guardian is NOT registered on the Minor Winner's team, Guardian will be responsible for paying 100% of Guardian's travel, dining and accommodation costs. The Minor Winner's trip costs will be paid for by GISHWHES.
b.iv. Entrant abides by any and all city, state and country laws of their respective country
2.Nature of the Game. This is a game of skill and not chance. It is not a sweepstakes nor is it a contest with prizes awarded randomly. The winning team shall be selected and granted a prize based on skill. Entrants search for or create certain items ("Items"), capture images or videos of these Items, and enter links to these images and videos on the Scavenger Hunt website ("Website"). Teams will be allocated pre-determined points for items they successfully photograph/video and upload.
3.How to Enter the Scavenger Hunt. To register for the Scavenger Hunt, Entrants must go to the Website www.gishwhes.com between July 7th, 2013 and August 6th, 2013 (or upon those dates that the Company makes registration available to the public) when registration is open, and click on the "Register" link. In addition to the age requirements as defined in Section (1) above, to be eligible to compete in the Scavenger Hunt and to be eligible to receive the Grand Prize (as defined below), Entrants must (1) electronically sign the Company's "Consent, Release, Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement", (2) read and agree to these Rules and Regulations, (3) fill out all required (*) registration fields on the Website, (3) and pay the appropriate admission fee.
4.How to Compete in the Scavenger Hunt.
a.During registration, Entrants may register as part of a team ("Team") of fifteen (15) (with directions as indicated on the website) or register as an Individual (and thereafter be grouped by the Company into a Team of fifteen (15)).
b.During the Scavenger Hunt, Teams will compete against each other in a game of skill of scavenging (i.e. finding) the most items and capturing them (i.e. taking photos or videos of them). The Item List can be found on the website as "Item List", the posting of which will signal the commencement of the Scavenger Hunt. Entrants must submit items as indicated on the website.
5.Submission Requirements. Online item submittals ("Entries") may not contain references which are obscene, crude or vulgar, and/or which contain gang identification, references to commercial products, license plate numbers, phone numbers, personal addresses (physical or email), derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual or religious groups, references to illegal or inappropriate activity, behavior or conduct, or any other references that could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, as determined by Company, at its sole discretion.
6.Scavenger Hunt Completion. The Scavenger Hunt will be finished on August 17th, 2013 (or upon that date and time that the Company removes the 2013 "Item List" from its website) upon the removal of the Item List from the Website. No entries will be accepted after this point.
7.Judging. Entrants agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges and these Official Rules and to comply with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Company, and those working for Company or on behalf of Company, will not be responsible for e-mail, Internet, computer hardware and software, phone, and/or any other technical errors, malfunctions, and delays. Registrations which are incomplete, inaccurate, irregular in any way, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules are void.
8.Liability. By entering, the Entrant agrees to the terms and provisions as defined in the Company's "Consent, Release, Waiver of Liability and Indemnity Agreement".
9.Winner Selection. The Team that uploads links to images and videos that are legitimate and accurate as determined by the judges, and that are worth the highest number of aggregate points, will win the Grand Prize (as defined below).
a.Each of the Winners shall receive:
a.i. One (1) round trip airline ticket (economy coach class) from the major airport nearest Winner's home to Vancouver, Canada the Prize City ("Prize City") airport (as determined at the sole discretion of the Company and as detailed on the Company's website). If the Winner lives within One Hundred (100) miles of Prize City, as determined at the sole discretion of the Company, Company may substitute ground transportation for air transportation;
a.ii. Three (3) night accommodation (standard, one room, double occupancy) in or around Prize City;
a.iii. Three meals per day for one (1) for each of the three days, or cash equivalent thereof;
a.iv. Transportation to and from Prize City Airport and to all organized events in the Prize city or cash equivalent thereof.
b.The Grand Prize dates shall be announced after the Scavenger Hunt is completed and is based on the availability of the travel and working schedule of actor Misha Collins. If a Grand Prize winner is unable to attend the Grand Prize for any reason whatsoever, the prize shall not be transferable and there will be no cash redemption as per section 10(c) below.
c.Prizes are non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. Prizes may not be sold, bartered or transferred. Airline tickets are non-reroutable, non-refundable, and the validity may not be extended. Prizes do not include any additional expenses, including but not limited to medical emergencies, emergency travel, gifts, incidentals, telephone charges, travel insurance, souvenirs, upgraded, extended, or otherwise altered transportation, federal, state and local sales taxes and surcharges for expenses beyond what is detailed in 10a above.
d.Approximate combined retail value of each individual's Contest prize is Three Thousand dollars ($3000.00). This value may vary depending on various factors, including travel itinerary and costs of air transportation at time of award. The approximate retail value of the prizes represents Company's good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prizes turns out to be less than the stated approximate retail value, the difference will not be awarded in cash.
e.All Winners will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release. If the Winner fails to sign and return the Affidavit or otherwise rejects his/her prize or in the event of noncompliance with these rules and requirements, such prize will be forfeited. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.
f.By accepting the prize, Winner releases and discharges Company Entities, their respective representatives, affiliated companies and the respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies of each, and all their respective employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents from any liability or damage due in whole or in part to the award, acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize or to the participation in this Promotion. Company reserves the right to substitute a comparable prize of like or greater value for any prize, or to pay Winner a cash equivalent (the value of which shall be determined by Company at its sole discretion), for any reason.
11. 1.Rights. By competing in the Scavenger Hunt, you agree to the following: "By submitting links, videos, images or text content ("Content") to the Company via links, emails or files, you are granting the Company and its related companies and managers ALL RIGHTS related to ownership and distribution of said Content in perpetuity. Such Content may be distributed, shown, or broadcast in any medium at any time to any audience during this time period."
12. Cancellation and Modifications. If, for reasons beyond the control of Company (including but not limited to tampering or computer virus infection), the Scavenger Hunt is not capable of running as originally planned, Company, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to cancel or modify the Scavenger Hunt, without liability. If the Hunt is cancelled, all Entrants' fees shall be returned to Entrants less any third-party transactional costs and the Grand Prize will not be awarded. All taxes (including but not limited to income taxes) are the sole responsibility of Winner. All entrants agree to comply fully with each provision in these Official Rules. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Scavenger Hunt and any person who does not comply with these Official Rules will be ineligible for any prize and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
13.Issues of Law. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS ARE APPLICABLE. THE SCAVENGER HUNT IS VOID WHERE RESTRICTED OR PROHIBITED BY LAW.
14.How to Get More Information. To obtain the names of the Winners and/or questions regarding the Scavenger Hunt, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: "Misha Collins" 1920 Hillhurst Ave Ste 170, Los Angeles CA 90027.
I HEREBY ON BEHALF OF MYSELF AGREE TO ABIDE BY ALL RULES AND REGULATIONS AS DEFINED IN THE ENTIRETY OF THESE RULES AND REGULATIONS.
I HEREBY ON BEHALF OF MYSELF RELEASE, WAIVE, FOREVER DISCHARGE AND/OR COVENANT NOT TO SUE THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES, AND THEIR DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, CONSULTANTS, VOLUNTEERS AND AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY, THE "RELEASED PARTIES") FOR ANY AND ALL LOSS OR DAMAGE AND/OR CLAIMS OR DEMANDS OF ANY TYPE, FORESEEABLE OR NOT, KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, INCLUDED IN THIS AGREEMENT OR NOT, ON ACCOUNT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED MY PARTICIPATION IN THE SCAVENGER HUNT.