Contest Rules and Regulations

Date of last revision: March 6, 2018

This policy outlines the rules and regulations BirdsOnTheBrink.com uses when running contests and giveaways for the purpose of expanding their social following. BirdsOnTheBrink.com is committed to administering each and every contest fairly and with equal opportunity to win for every participant.

BirdsOnTheBrink.com Contest Rules and Regulations is incorporated into and subject to BirdsOnTheBrink.com Terms of Use. Each time that you access or use the Site you signify that you have read, understand and agree to be bound by the Terms of Use and these Contest Guidelines. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use and these Contest Guidelines, you must discontinue using our Services.

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

Eligibility
Our contests are open only to those who sign up at the specified Contest URL and who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. Our contests are only open to legal residents of the United States and Canada and are void where prohibited by law. Employees of BirdsOnTheBrink.com, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

Agreement to Rules
By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of BirdsOnTheBrink.com as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.

Campaign Period
Entries will be accepted online during the beginning and ending dates as specified in each contest. All online entries must be received by Midnight (CST) on the final date of the contest.

How to Enter
The Campaign must be entered by completing the entry process at the specific contest URL. The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of BirdsOnTheBrink.com.  You may enter only once. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of BirdsOnTheBrink.com.

Prizes
The Winner(s) of the Campaign (the “Winner”) will receive the specific prize listed in the contest description. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by BirdsOnTheBrink.com. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at BirdsOnTheBrink.com’s discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of a prize or transfer/assignment of the prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for BirdsOnTheBrink.com to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

Odds
The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Winner Selection and Notification
Winner will be selected by a random drawing under the supervision of BirdsOnTheBrink.com. Winner will be notified by email and/or via Facebook Messenger within five (5) days following selection of Winner. BirdsOnTheBrink.com shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within seven (7) days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT BirdsOnTheBrink.com‘S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

Rights Granted by You
By entering this contest (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that BirdsOnTheBrink.com, anyone acting on behalf of BirdsOnTheBrink.com, and BirdsOnTheBrink.com’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Campaign, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes. without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.

Terms & Conditions
BirdsOnTheBrink.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond BirdsOnTheBrink.com’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, BirdsOnTheBrink.com may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by BirdsOnTheBrink.com. BirdsOnTheBrink.com reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. BirdsOnTheBrink.com has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, BirdsOnTheBrink.com reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Limitation of Liability
By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless BirdsOnTheBrink.com and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Campaign and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

Disputes
THIS Campaign IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE STATE OF GEORGIA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Campaign, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Campaign, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in Georgia having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall a participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Campaign). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.

Privacy Policy
Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the BirdsOnTheBrink.com website. To read the Privacy Policy, click here.

Facebook
All campaigns hosted by BirdsOnTheBrink.com on Facebook or Facebook Messenger are in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or in any way associated with Facebook.com and their parent company.

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