MasterPieces Inc. Contest Rules
WHO MAY ENTER
The Contest is open only all ages 18 and older, located in the United States. Employees of MasterPieces Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates, and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, siblings, and their respective spouses) or persons living in the same households of such employees, whether related or not, are not eligible.
HOW TO ENTER
Each entry will consist of a photo, featuring a person(s) and a completed, partially complete, or boxed MasterPieces Inc. puzzle. Any entry consisting of a competitor’s puzzle will be omitted from the contest entries.
- Post one image of a MasterPieces Inc. puzzle with a person(s) in the photo on Instagram
- Post must include #MyMastPieces (Must include puzzle emoji)
- Must be following @masterpiecesinc on Instagram
- Like @MasterPiecesinc on Twitter and Follow MasterPieces Puzzle Company on Facebook
All entries must be submitted and posted by May 13th, at 11:59:59 p.m. Proof of submission is not proof of receipt. Entries must be made by the authorized account holder of the social media account at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is named on the social media account, or the owner of the email address assigned to the account. MasterPieces Inc. reserves the right to examine the original photograph/source material in order to confirm compliance with these rules.
Contest prizes may include, up to 5 puzzles of a non-specified piece count. Winner will be notified, via Instagram, or email.
No prize transfer, assignment, or substitution by winners permitted. If a prize (or part of a prize) is unavailable, MasterPieces Inc, in its discretion, reserves the right to substitute the original prize (or that part of the prize) with an alternative prize to the equal monetary value and/or specification, unless to do so would be prohibited by law. NONCOMPLIANCE OR RETURN OF PRIZE NOTIFICATION AS UNDELIVERABLE, WHETHER BY REGULAR MAIL, BY EMAIL, OR BY DIRECT SOCIAL MEDIA MESSAGE MAY RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION AND SELECTION OF AN ALTERNATE POTENTIAL WINNER.
Winner will be chosen May 17th, 2022. The winner will be announced on May 18th, 2022.
Any photograph and the material that appears in any photograph entry, automatically authorizes release for use by MasterPieces Inc. for all non-minors. Upon request, each entrant must be prepared to provide (within seven (7) calendar days of request) a signed release from all persons who appear in the photograph submitted. MasterPieces Inc. may reproduce, distribute, display, and create derivative works of the entry in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known without written consent.
If the photograph contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, and/or if any persons appear in the photograph, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the photograph, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the exhibition and use of the photograph in the manner set forth in these Official Rules without additional compensation. If any person appearing in any photograph is under the age of majority in their state/province/territory of residence the signature of a parent or legal guardian is required on each release.
By entering the Contest, all entrants grant an irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive license to Authorized Parties to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the entries in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known, including but not limited to: publications or online use, www.masterpieceinc.com, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest, Twitter, and other online channels not named. Entrants consent to MasterPieces Inc. doing or omitting to do any act that would otherwise infringe the entrant’s “moral rights” in their entries. Display or publication of any entry on an Authorized Party’s website does not indicate the entrant will be selected as a winner. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use. Additionally, by entering, each entrant grants to Authorized Parties the unrestricted right to use all statements made in connection with the Contest, and pictures or likenesses of Contest entrants, or choose not to do so, at their sole discretion. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
By entering this Contest, all entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless MasterPieces Inc. and its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in this Contest or any Contest-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder.
MasterPieces Inc. assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission; communications line failure; theft or destruction of or unauthorized access to Contest entries or entry forms; or alteration of entries or entry forms. MasterPieces Inc. is not responsible for any problems with or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, or failure of any email entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, human errors of any kind, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrants' or any other persons' computers related to or resulting from participation, uploading or downloading of any materials related to in this Contest.
To the extent permitted by law, the right to litigate, to seek injunctive relief or to make any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or in connection with this Contest are hereby excluded and all entrants expressly waive any and all such rights. Certain restrictions may apply. Entries are void if MasterPieces, Inc determines the photograph to not be an original, or if the entries are illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error or obtained through fraud or theft.
By entering, entrants also agree (a) to be bound by these Official Rules; (b) that the decisions of the Judges are final and binding with respect to all matters relating to the Contest; and (c) if the entrant wins that MasterPieces Inc. may use the winning photographs and each winner's name, photograph, likeness, and/or voice in any publicity or advertising relating to the Contest or future promotions without compensation or approval (except where prohibited by law). All federal, state/provincial/territorial, and local taxes, fees and surcharges and taxes (whether foreign or domestic, and including income, sales, and import taxes) on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. In the event that the selected winner(s) of any prize is/are ineligible, cannot be traced or does/do not respond within ten (10) days to a winner notification as required by the "Contest Prizes" Rules above, or refuses the prize, the prize will be forfeited and MasterPieces Inc. in its sole discretion, may choose whether to award the prize to another entrant.
MasterPieces Inc. reserves the right to verify the validity and originality of any entry and/or entrant (including an entrant's identity and address) and to disqualify any entrant who submits an entry that is not in accordance with these Official Rules or who tampers with the entry process. Failure by the MasterPieces, Inc to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.
RIGHT TO CANCEL OR SUSPEND CONTEST
If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, due to infection by computer virus, bugs, worms, trojan horses, denial of service attacks, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of MasterPieces Inc. that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, MasterPieces Inc. reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual(s) who tamper with the entry process, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest. If MasterPieces Inc. elects to cancel or terminate the Contest, MasterPieces Inc. will not retain any rights in the submitted.
Entrants agree that personal data, especially name and address, may be processed, shared, and otherwise used for the purposes and within the context of the Contest and any other purposes outlined in these Official Rules. The data may also be used by MasterPieces Inc. in order to verify the participant's identity, postal address, and telephone number or to otherwise verify the participant's eligibility to participate in the Contest. Participants have the right to access, review, rectify, or cancel any personal data held by MasterPieces Inc. by writing to, 12475 N Rancho Vistoso Blvd Oro Valley, AZ 85755. Personal data will be used by MasterPieces Inc. and its affiliates exclusively for the purposes stated herein.