Ducks Unlimited Call for Recipes Official Rules

Call for Recipes Terms and Conditions

 

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN 
VOID WHERE PROHIBITED
INTERNET ACCESS REQUIRED

Entity: Ducks Unlimited, Inc. One Waterfowl Way, Memphis, TN 38120 ("Ducks Unlimited")

How to Enter: To enter, visit the Call for Recipes web page at http://www.ducks.org/media/call-for-recipes, fill out and submit the entry form with the required information about yourself and your recipe and upload a photo of your dish. Prizes for valid entries will be awarded at random.

Giveaway Dates: The last Friday of each month beginning in March.

Eligibility: The giveaway is open only to legal residents of the United States who are at least 18 years old as of the date of entry. 

Giveaway Conditions: Void where prohibited. No purchase necessary, nor will purchase increase your chances of winning. By participating in the Giveaway, you agree to be bound by these Rules and Ducks Unlimited's Privacy Policy (www.ducks.org) (collectively "Official Rules"). 

In consideration of participating in the Giveaway, you hereby grant to Ducks Unlimited non-exclusive, irrevocable, fully paid, universal license to use, copy, sublicense, transmit, distribute, publish, delete or display such submission, or any portion thereof, in any media now known or hereafter devised without any further right of approval. You authorize Ducks Unlimited to utilize, for eternity and in any manner they see fit, the recipes and photographs submitted to Ducks Unlimited, and to make derivative works from such material. You agree that the results and proceeds of such use shall become the property of Ducks Unlimited and/or Ducks Unlimited's licensees, and shall be freely assignable by Ducks Unlimited and that Ducks Unlimited and its assignees and licensees shall have no obligations whatsoever to you. 

Your entered recipe and photograph may not:

a. Include any element in which the copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, trade dress, right of privacy, right of publicity, moral rights or other intellectual property right recognized by statute, judicial decision or regulation are not owned by you; or which are used without permission (such as company names, music, photographs, works of art, or images published on or in websites, television, movies, or other media) of its owner or which are not in the public domain;
b. contain or use materials embodying the names, likenesses, or other identifying elements of any person, living, or dead without permission;
c. refer to a public figure;
d. contain content that is threatening, harassing, obscene, indecent, pornographic, hateful, profane, malicious, racist, defamatory, libelous, treasonous, excessively violent or that promotes the use of violence, promotes illegal drugs, or any other offensive or inappropriate content all as determined by Ducks Unlimited in its sole discretion;
e. defame, misrepresent, or disparage persons or companies, including, but not limited to Ducks Unlimited;
f. promote a political agenda regardless of the political affiliation; and
g. violate any applicable law, treaty, court order, ordinance, or regulation or contains any content that may violate any applicable law, treaty, court order, ordinance, or regulation.
The use of third-party software or website or automated entry systems to participate in this Giveaway in any way is prohibited. Automated, script, macro or robotic entries submitted will be disqualified.

The Prize Winners will be announced at "http://www.ducks.org/media/call-for-recipes" on or about March 6, 2017 and on the DU Facebook page.

Miscellaneous Conditions

By participating in the Giveaway, you represent and warrant that:

a. your recipe and photographic submission and all elements thereof satisfy the Official Rules;
b. you have obtained all of the rights, licenses, and permissions in writing from each person (or from parent/legal guardian if person(s) in submitted recipe and photograph are considered minors in their state of residence) who appeared in or helped to create the submitted recipe or photograph and the submitted recipe or photograph does not infringe or violate the rights of any third party, including but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, logos, contract and licensing rights, rights of publicity or privacy, moral rights, or any other intellectual property rights;
c. the submitted recipe or photograph does not include any element in which the copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, trade dress, right of privacy, right of publicity, moral rights or other intellectual property right recognized by statute, judicial decision or regulation that is not owned by you or is not in the public domain;
d. the submitted recipe or photograph is not subject to any third party agreements, and that Ducks Unlimited will not be required to pay or incur any sums to any person or entity as a result of the use, exhibition or exploitation of the idea or photograph or elements therein;
e. the submitted recipe or photograph does not contain content that is threatening, harassing, obscene, indecent, pornographic, hateful, profane, malicious, racist, defamatory, libelous, treasonous, excessively violent or that promotes the use of violence, promotes illegal drugs, or any other offensive or inappropriate content that is likely to be considered offensive by Ducks Unlimited or could adversely affect the name, reputation, or goodwill of Ducks Unlimited;
f. the submitted recipe or photograph does not refer to a public figure;
g. promote a political agenda regardless of the political affiliation; and
h. the submitted recipe or photograph does not violate any applicable law, treaty, court order, and ordinance, or regulation or contain any content that may violate any applicable law, treaty, court order, ordinance, or regulation.

Participants consent to the use of their name, likeness, and biographical information in advertising and promotional material without additional compensation. 

By participating in the Giveaway, you agree that neither Ducks Unlimited nor any of its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and each of their respective officers, directors, shareholders, volunteers, agents and employees, nor any Internet access providers (collectively "Released Parties") are responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry of information, human error, technical malfunction, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failure of any telephone, computer or other network, computer equipment, software or any combination thereof, inability to access the Ducks Unlimited Web site, for problems uploading or downloading any Giveaway-related materials from the Web site, or for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, incorrect or incomplete entry. 

By participating in the Giveaway, you agree to release and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any and all claims, actions and/or liability for any violation of the Official Rules by you (including any warranties made by you), any injuries or death, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with your participation in and/or entry into the Giveaway. If you attempt to tamper with this Giveaway in any way you shall be disqualified. In the event of dispute as to who submitted an online entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the email address in question. 

Ducks Unlimited reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Giveaway or any portion hereof at any time for any or no reason, or to disqualify any individual implicated in any of the following actions: (a) failure to comply with the Official Rules; (b) infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which, in Ducks Unlimited's opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Giveaway, (c) the Giveaway or any website associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper processing of entries per these rules, or (d) the Giveaway is otherwise not capable of running as planned. 

All taxes, fees and required insurance (if applicable) on prizes are the sole responsibility of the winners. Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information provided to Ducks Unlimited, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law. Each winner must provide Ducks Unlimited with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded. Any person winning over $600 in prizes will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS. No substitution or transfer of prize is permitted. There is no cash equivalency, and no person other than the winner may take possession of the prize. 

This Giveaway is governed, interpreted and enforced under the laws of the State of Tennessee without regard to its conflicts of law principles. As a condition of participating in this Giveaway, you agree that any and all legal actions, claims or proceedings arising out of, or in connection with this Giveaway must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in Shelby County in the State of Tennessee.

For purposes of these Official Rules, any entry information collected from the Giveaway shall be used in a manner consistent with these Official Rules, and the Privacy Policies of Ducks Unlimited.