HOLIDAY PET PHOTO CONTEST
To celebrate the holiday season this year and our recent re-opening, we are holding our first-ever Holiday Pet Photo Contest, and you’re invited to participate.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
- For a chance to win your pet a one night, complimentary stay at Chateau Des Paws, please submit one photo of your pet(s) to: [email protected].
- Your photo must be received by December 21, 2020 at 5:00PM ET.
- All photo entries will be posted to a photo album on Chateau Des Paws’ Facebook Page (Facebook.com/ChateauDesPaws) on December 22, 2020.
- The photo with the most total “likes” wins. Make sure to share your entry with your friends so that they can vote!
- Please note that only “likes” to the official entry in the Chateau Des Paws Facebook album will be counted. Shared photo likes and comments will not be counted.
- Voting ends on December 23, 2020 at 5:00PM ET.
- The winner of the contest will be announced on Facebook on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2020.
Chateau Des Paws Official Holiday Pet Photo CONTEST RULES:
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.
- Eligibility: This contest (“Contest”) is open only to participants who enter the contest per Section 4 and who are [18 years of age or older] as of the date of entry. The Contest is only open to legal residents of [the United States] and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws, 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 Contest. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
- Agreement to Rules: By participating, the participant (“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 East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Contest.
- Contest Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on December 15th at 12:00 am ET and ending December 21st at 5:00 pm ET. All online entries must be received by December 21st at 5:00 pm ET.
- How to Enter: The Contest must be entered by submitting an entry using the process specified through Facebook, email or flyer. The entry must fulfill all Contest 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 East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws. 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 East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws.
- Prizes: The Winner(s) of the Contest (“Winner”) will receive A complimentary one  night stay at Chateau Des Paws – monetary value $65. No add-ons included. Must be redeemed by March 1, 2021. Non-transferrable credit. The retail value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws 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 prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws 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 the votes cast on Facebook under the supervision of East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws. Winner will be notified by Facebook or email within five (5) days following selection of Winner. East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws 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 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 Contest is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE RULES (‘OFFICIAL RULES”) BY WINNER (AT East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws’ SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CONTEST, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
- Rights Granted by You: By entering your content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws, anyone acting on behalf of East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws, and East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws’ 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 Contest, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. Optional verbiage for Contests: By entering this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property rights of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
- Terms & Conditions: East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws’ control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Contest. In such case, East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws. East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws 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 Contest or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Contest, 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 Contest 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 Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws 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 East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, directors, shareholders and members 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) your participation in the Contest and/or your 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 CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF UNITED STATES AND NEW YORK, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Contest, You agree that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in NEW YORK having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall You be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waive all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than your actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Contest). You further waive all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
- Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws. Requests must be received no later than January 15th, 2021.
- Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Contest is East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws.
- Facebook: The Contest hosted by East End Veterinary Center/Chateau Des Paws is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.
- You, the Contestant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of these Official Rules.