- Submission Content Terms
All comments, photographs, audio, video or any other content whatsoever that is submitted to Northern Story (the “Sponsor”), posted on the Sponsor’s website, contest entry page, or social media or posted or published anywhere else by the participant in order to participate in this giveaway must not contain any material that:
- 1.1 Violates or infringes another person’s copyright, trademark, or any other intellectual property rights, or privacy, personality, or any other right.
- 1.2 Contains any material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred, or harm against any group or individual on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, sex, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, civil status, political beliefs, religion, language, social condition, handicap (including means to palliate a handicap), mental or physical disability.
- 1.3 Contains or displays any commercial/corporate advertising other than that of Sponsor, including, but not limited to, corporate logos, brand names, trademarks, slogans, political or religious statements.
- 1.4 Contains indecent, violent, or unsafe behaviour or situations, profanities, or obscenities, including but not limited to nudity or pornography, or is otherwise inappropriate, indecent, profane, obscene, hateful, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous, or libelous.
- 1.5 References or depicts public buildings, locations, or organizations without their written permission.
- 1.6 Disparages any persons or organizations.
- 1.7 Includes threats to any person, place, business, or group.
- 1.8 Is unlawful, in violation of any federal, provincial, territorial, municipal, or local laws or regulations.
- 1.9 Refers, depicts or in any way reflects negatively upon the Sponsor, its affiliates, its brand or anyone involved in the operation and administration of this giveaway.
- Submission and Posting Terms
By participating in this giveaway, participants agree to all of the following:
- 2.1 The Sponsor may determine, in its sole discretion, whether or not to accept any comments, photographs, audio, or video submitted to the Sponsor, posted on any of the Sponsor’s websites, social media pages or elsewhere or whether any content posted or published by a participant complies with the terms of this promotion and whether any such content submitted, posted or published by a participant will be used for any purpose, including for this giveaway or in any marketing or publicity.
- 2.2 To grant to the Sponsor all intellectual property, privacy, personality and other rights in the comments, photographs, audio, or video that is submitted, posted or published by a participant and each of its constituent parts, which rights include, but are not limited to, the right to edit, translate, publish, make available to the public and/or reproduce the comments, photographs, audio, or video through any media available at any time during, or after, the contest period in any medium, in any promotional materials, whether related or unrelated to the giveaway, and at any other location, whether physical or online, that Sponsor in its sole discretion deems appropriate and necessary for the operation of this giveaway. In addition, participant hereby waives any moral rights in the comments, photographs, audio, or video in favour of Sponsor and warrants and agrees that any moral rights in the comments, photographs, audio, or video have been waived and not to assert any claims based on them. Participant acknowledges and agrees that Sponsor may freely use the content and the attribution of comments, photographs, audio, or video, as well as any ideas from any submitted, posted, or published content in association with any product, service, cause, institution or in any other manner as Sponsor sees fit.
- 2.3 To warrant that nothing in their comments, photographs, audio, or video infringes on any copyrights, trademarks, confidential information, trade secrets or any intellectual property rights belonging to any person or entity other than the participant unless a suitable licence, clearance or permission has been obtained by the participant, proof of which may be required by the Sponsor.
- 2.4 To indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsor, and each of Sponsor’s affiliates and all parties involved in the operation and administration of this giveaway and each of their respective owners, officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, successors and assigns, from and against any and all claims, demands, damages, losses, costs, liabilities, deficiencies, causes of action, suits, actions, proceedings, judgments, settlements, interest, awards, penalties, fines, or expenses of any kind whatsoever, including legal fees, disbursements, and charges that result from, are based upon, arise out of or relate to any breach by a participant of the Content Terms or the Submission and Posting Terms, including without limitation, any third-party claim, suit, action, or proceeding that participant’s comments, photographs, audio, or video infringes or misappropriates such thirty-party’s copyrights, trademarks, confidential information, trade secrets, or any intellectual property rights.
- 2.5 To fully and forever release and discharge the Sponsor and each of Sponsor’s affiliates, licensees, any other co-sponsors or prize providers and all parties involved in the operation and administration of this giveaway and each of their respective owners, directors, officers, shareholders, employees and agents, successors and assigns (the “Released Parties“) from and against any and all claims, demands, damages, losses, costs, liabilities, deficiencies, causes of action, suits, actions, proceedings, judgments, settlements, interest, awards, penalties, fines, or expenses of any kind whatsoever, including legal fees, disbursements and charges which participant or participant’s heirs, representatives, executors, administrators, or any other person’s action on participant’s behalf or on behalf of participant’s estate, have or may have by reason of:
- (a) Sponsor’s exercise of any rights granted by the participant under these Submission and Posting Terms; or
- (b) Claims based on violation of any law or third-party right, including but not limited to, infringement of any intellectual property right, including, but not limited to, copyright or trademark, or violation of any privacy or personality rights.
- 2.6 To covenant not to make or bring any such claim against the Sponsor or any of the other Released Parties, and forever release and discharge the Sponsor and all other Released Parties from liability under such claims.
- 2.7 The failure of any participant to comply with any of the above Content Terms or Submission and Posting Terms, as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion whose decisions shall be final, may result in the disqualification of the participant to enter and participate in this giveaway. The Sponsor may also disqualify a participant from participating in this giveaway if the Sponsor receives notification about any potential infringements of any law or intellectual property right, regardless of whether any claimed intellectual property right has been proven or any violation of any law or infringement or misappropriation of any intellectual property right has been established.