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Sweepstakes and Contest Rules

National Day Calendar® organizes and sponsors sweepstakes and contests awarding various prizes to participants. These General Sweepstakes/Contest Rules (hereinafter “Rules”) are applicable to all sweepstakes/contests (“Promotions”) conducted by National Day Calendar® and should be read in conjunction with any promotion-specific rules published by National Day Calendar for a particular promotion. Participation in any of these promotions constitutes the Participant’s agreement and acceptance of these Rules. All federal, state, local, municipal laws and regulations apply.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR CONTRIBUTION TO NATIONAL DAY CALENDAR WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

Eligibility

Promotions are open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry, and are void where prohibited by law. Employees of National Day Calendar, Employees of Sponsor, and other companies associated with the promotion of the sweepstakes/contest, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, and immediate family members (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the promotion. The promotion is subject to all federal, state, local, municipal laws and regulations.

Promotion Period – start and end date

Entries will be accepted online starting and ending on the dates and times specified in the linked announcement for the promotion (e.g., the post on our Facebook Page.) Entries that are submitted before or after the Promotion Period will be disqualified.

Entry rules

The promotion must be entered by following the entry rules specified in the linked announcement for the promotion (e.g., the post on our Facebook Page.) Any comment, photo, audio file, video, text, etc. must meet all promotion requirements to be eligible to win a prize. Incomplete entries or the ones which are not in alignment with the rules, requirements, and specifications will be disqualified by National Day Calendar. You may enter the promotion as many times as specified in the linked announcement for the promotion (e.g., the post on our Facebook Page,) and you need to provide any information that might be necessary. Any attempt of circumvention of the rules will result in immediate disqualification from the promotion.

Web Entries

Participants must accurately complete all required fields (including, if applicable, following instructions on how to properly submit their audio file, upload a photograph, or upload a video) or the entry will be characterized as incomplete and will not qualify.

Original Content; Ownership

By participating in the promotion, each Participant guarantees that they are the exclusive owner of the copyright and all other proprietary rights in any and all materials and content submitted by the Participant to enter the promotion. The Participant further claims and guarantees that they have the right to grant to any third party the right to use, reproduce, distribute, perform and display any comment, photo, audio file, video, text, etc. All entries must have appropriate clearances, permissions and releases PRIOR to uploading, or may be eliminated from the promotion. Any unauthorized samples or performances of another artist’s material could be subject to fines, royalty fees, and/or legal action for which the Participant agrees to indemnify, defend and hold National Day Calendar harmless. National Day Calendar may use any comment, photo, audio file, video, text, etc. on-demand on National Day Calendar’s or its affiliates’ websites.

Rights Granted by Promotion Participants

By entering this promotion and sending your comment, photo, audio file, video, text, etc. the Participant understands and agrees that National Day Calendar and/or anyone acting on behalf of National Day Calendar has the right, where permitted by law, to use the content and personal information for any promotional purposes without limitation and without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent.

Disclaimer of Responsibility

National Day Calendar is not responsible for problems with promotion entries, including but not

limited to, entries which are lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible, or cannot be

completed due to electronic or technical difficulties, even if the problem is the result of the sole

or partial negligence of National Day Calendar.

Prizes

Winner of the promotion (hereinafter “Winner”) will receive the prize specified in the linked announcement for the promotion (e.g., the post on our Facebook Page,) which is determined by National Day Calendar. The prize cannot be redeemed for cash or substituted for another prize, and is non-transferable. Prize-related expenses including all federal, state, and local taxes represent the sole financial responsibility of the Winner. The prize is given with no written, express, or implied warranty. Any prize not claimed within 14 days will be forfeited by the winner and remain the property of National Day Calendar. Acceptance of the prize gives National Day Calendar permission to use the Winner’s personal details and comment, photo, audio file, video, text, etc.] for advertising purposes without further compensation, unless it is prohibited by law.

Winner Selection and Notification

Winner will be selected by criteria specified in the linked announcement for the promotion (e.g., the post on our Facebook Page,) under the supervision of National Day Calendar. Winner will be informed about the prize by a social media response to your entry, private social media message, or email within 5 business days following the Winner selection to claim the prize. National Day Calendar is not responsible if the Winner fails to receive the notice about the prize due to any security settings or provision of incorrect contact information. If the Winner fails to respond within the required time period, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner may be selected based on the original criteria specified in the linked announcement for the promotion. If the Winner is considered a minor in their place of residence, National Day Calendar reserves the right to place the prize in the name of the Winner’s parent or legal guardian who will be requested to sign the Declaration of Claim on the Winner’s behalf. Acceptance of the prize given in this promotion is in accordance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. If the Winner is disqualified for any reason, National Day Calendar is not obliged to provide an alternate prize or extend the promotion period in any way, and all privileges as Winner will be terminated immediately. Participants who provide false, fraudulent or deceptive entries or who engage in false, fraudulent or deceptive acts in connection with the promotion will be disqualified and subject to criminal prosecution.

How to Claim the Prize

The Winner can choose to have their prize mailed, or to pick up their prize at National Day Calendar’s business office located at 712 West Main Street in Mandan, North Dakota. The prize may be picked up any time between the hours of 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. CT, Monday-Friday, excluding holidays. If the prize is mailed to the Winner, they assume the risk of the prize’s safe arrival. Winners are required to provide (1) a valid government-issued photo identification depicting the proof of age and (2) a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number. The social security number will be used for tax-reporting purposes. National Day Calendar reserves the right to deny awarding the prize if the winner fails to provide a satisfactory identification.

Terms & General Conditions

National Day Calendar reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the promotion should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or any other cause affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the promotion. If such case occurs, National Day Calendar may select the Winner from all eligible entries. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage the Winner selection process and the legitimate operation of the promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil laws.

Limitation of Liability

By entering the promotion, You agree to release and hold harmless National Day Calendar 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:

  1. such entrant’s participation in the promotion and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof;
  2. technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, software, or other mechanical equipment;
  3. the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service;
  4. unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the promotion;
  5. electronic or human error in the administration of the promotion or the processing of entries.

Disputes and Arbitration

THIS PROMOTION IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND NORTH DAKOTA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this promotion, the 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 promotion, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in North Dakota having jurisdiction.

Privacy Policy

Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the National Day Calendar website. To read the Privacy Policy, go here: https://nationaldaycalendar.com/privacy-policy/.

Sponsor

The Sponsor of the promotion is National Day Calendar, 712 West Main Street, Mandan, ND 58554, USA.

Facebook

National Day Calendar may utilize Facebook to promote sweepstakes or contests. The Participant understands and agrees that any such promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.

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