Official Giveaway Contest Rules

From time to time Ember Sky Media will Run a Giveaway Contest where people may win a prize. The following page includes official giveaway rules for the contests and a list of Giveaway contest and winners.

List of Giveaway Contests, Start/End Dates, past winners.

Official Giveaway Contest Rules:

  1. Eligibility: The Ember Sky Media Giveaway Contests are open to legal residents of Canada (Excluding Quebec)/USA/United Kingdom/Australia and other countries which are not sanctioned by either Canada or the USA which would prohibit the distribution of prizes or if special eligibility conditions are indicated above. Entrants must be 18 years of age or the age of majority for their respective country (which ever is higher) as of their date of entry of the giveaway in order to qualify. The giveaway contests are subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations and void where prohibited by law. Graeme, Ember Sky Media, employees, its subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, and directors (collectively the “Employees”), as well as members of an Employees’ immediate family and/or those living in the same household of Employees are ineligible to participate in the Ember Sky Media Giveaway.
  2. Sponsor: Graeme Hay c/o Ember Sky Media will conduct the giveaway.
  3. Agreement to Rules: By entering a Giveaway Contest, the Entrant (“You”) agrees to abide by the Sponsor’s Official Rules and decisions, which are fully and unconditionally binding in all respects. The Sponsor reserve the right to refuse, withdraw, or disqualify any entry at any time at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. By entering this Giveaway Contest the You represents and warrants that You are eligible to participate based on eligibility requirements explained in the Official Rules. You also agree to accept the decisions of the Sponsor as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Giveaway Contest.
  4. Giveaway Contest Entry Period: Listed at the Top of the Official Giveaway Contest Rules Page. To be eligible for the Ember Sky Media Giveaway, entries must be received within the specified Entry Period.
  5. How to Enter: Eligible entrants can enter The Ember Sky Media Giveaway by submitting an entry via the indicated submission location at the top of the Official Giveaway Contest Rules Page. As a participant, your entry must fully meet all Contest requirements, as specified in the Official Rules, in order to be eligible to win a prize. Incomplete entries or those that do not adhere to the Official Rules or specifications will be disqualified at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Unless noted on contest entry pages or entry video page, a single entry per individual is allowed.
    Fraudulent methods of entry or circumvention of the rules may result in the Sponsor invalidating your entries and removing them from the Giveway Contest at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.
  6. Prizes: The Winner(s) of the Giveaway Contest (the “Winner”) will
    receive prize listed above at the top of the Giveaway Contest Official Rules. The actual/appraised prize value may differ at the time the prize is awarded. The prize(s) shall be determined solely by the Sponsor. There shall be no cash or other prize substitution permitted except at the Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is non-transferable. The Winner, upon acceptance of the prize, is solely responsible for all expenses related to the prize, including without limitation any and all local, state, and federal taxes. The Winner shall not transfer assignment of the prize to others nor shall the Winner request the cash equivalent or prize substitution.
    Prior to accepting the prize the Winner must solve a skill testing question provided by the sponsor within a reasonable time-frame to be eligible for the prize.
    By accepting the prize, the selected Winner grants permission for the Sponsor to use the Winner’s likeness, entry, and name for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation unless prohibited by law.
    The Winner must provide the Sponsor with a valid Social Security
    number or taxpayer-identification number before the Sponsor can award the prize if the prize is over $500 USD. [A Form 1099 will
    be issued to Grand Prize winner.]
  7. Odds: The total number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning.
  8. Selection and Notification of Winner: The Winner will be selected by random drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor. The Sponsor will notify the Winner(s) by provided contact information (email or social media handle direct message) within 14 days following Winner selection. The Sponsor is not responsible for nor shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to email security settings that may cause notifications to be marked as spam or junk email. Nor shall be Sponsor be liable for the Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the Winner 1) fails to claim the prize within 7 from the time the award notification was sent, 2) is found ineligible, or 3) does not complete and return an executed
    declaration and release within the specified timeframe, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner may be selected. Receipt of the prize (offered in the Giveaway Contest) by the Winner is upon the condition of compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. IF THE WINNER VIOLATES ANY OF THESE OFFICIAL
  9. Rights Granted by You: By submitting an entry (e.g., text, video, photo, etc.) into this Giveaway Contest, You understand and agree that the Sponsor, any individual acting on the Sponsor’s behalf, and the licensees successors, and assigns of the Sponsor shall, where permitted by law, have the right to print, publish, broadcast, distribute and use in any media known now or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, worldwide, and without limitation, your submission, name, photo, portrait, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Ember Sky Media Giveaway Contest, and your biographical information for news, publicity, advertising, promotional purposes, trade, information, and public relations without any further notice, review, consent, compensation, or remuneration.
    Entries when requiring creative or technical merit must be original work and not violate anyone’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. For entries that infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others shall result in disqualification of the participant however any claims that arise as a result of infringement shall be defense at the participant’s sole expense and the participant shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Sponsor from any suit or legal action.
  10. Terms & Conditions: In its sole discretion, the Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend, cancel, or terminate an Ember Sky Media Giveaway Contest should non-authorized human intervention, a bug or virus, fraud, or other causes beyond the Sponsor’s control, impact or corrupt the security, fairness, proper conduct, or administration of the Ember Sky Media Giveaway Contest. The Sponsor, in the event of any of the above issues, may determine the Winner based on all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by the Sponsor. Individuals who tamper with or attempt to tamper with the operation or entry process of the Giveaway Contest or website or
    violates these Terms & Conditions will be disqualified by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. In its sole discretion, the Sponsor has the right to maintain the integrity of the Ember Sky Media Giveaway Conest, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple
    entries from the same user; multiple entries from the same computer beyond the number allowed by the Giveaway Contest rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering.
    Attempts by any entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Ember Sky Media Giveaway Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. If any such attempt is made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  11. Limitation of Liability: Your entry into this Giveaway Contest constitutes Your agreement to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and its subsidiaries, representatives, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, successors, agents, assigns, directors, employees, and officers against and from any and all claims, liability, illness, injury, death, litigation, loss, or damages that may occur, directly or indirectly from participation in the Giveaway Contest and/or the 1) Winner accepting, possessing, using, or misusing of any awarded prize or any portion thereof; 2) any type of technical failure; 3) the unavailability or
    inaccessibility of any transmissions, phone, or Internet service; 4) unauthorized intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; 5) electronic error or human error in the Promotion administration or the processing of entries.
  12. Disputes: THIS EMBER SKY MEDIA GIVEAWAY CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF CANADA AND ONTARIO, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. The Entrant agrees, as a condition of participating in this promotion, that if any disputes cannot be resolved between the Entrant and the Sponsor, and if causes of action arise out of or are connected with this Giveaway Contest, they shall be individually resolved exclusively before a court located in Ontario Canada having jurisdiction, without resorting to any form of class action. Under no circumstances in any such dispute shall the participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this Giveaway Contest). The participant waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  13. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the website. Click here to read the Privacy Policy.
  14. Winners List: You may obtain a copy of the Winner’s name(s) or a copy of these Official Rules, by sending your request via email to Requests must be postmarked no later than 1 month after the end of a specific Giveaway Contest.
  15. Ember Sky Media Giveaway Contests are in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Youtube, Twitter or other Social Media Channels unless implicitly stated. And entries release social media channels from any and all liability related to your Ember Sky Media Giveaway Contests.