All participants, by virtue of their entry, agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions.
Sponsor. This contest is brought to you by the Georgia Public Library Service (“GPLS”), a unit of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. Contest sponsor can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eligible Participants. Parental/guardian consent is required for any participant under the age of 18. Georgia Public Library Service employees, their immediate families, or any persons living in the household of a GPLS employee are not eligible to enter.
Entries. All entries become the property of the Georgia Public Library Service and may be used in marketing efforts. Copyrights must be honored
Revocation of prize. If someone does not provide all required information then GPLS may declare the prize forfeited in its sole discretion. Shirts and magnets will only be distributed while supplies last and at discretion of GPLS.
Release of Liability. Participants agree that GPLS shall not be responsible or liable for any losses, damages, or injuries of any kind resulting from the participant’s participation in the contest; any contest-related activity; or from participant’s acceptance, receipt, possession, and/or use or misuse of the prize. Participant further acknowledges that GPLS does not and will not provide any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to the prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose. By participating in the contest, each entrant agrees to release and hold GPLS, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia and their boards, agents and employees harmless from any and all losses, damages, right, claims, and actions of any kind in connection with the Contest or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of any prize, including without limitation, personal injuries, death and property damage, and claims based on any libel, slander, illegal competition or trade practice, violation of rights of privacy, infringement of copyrights or other rights of third parties. The entrant’s acceptance of this release of liability does not constitute a waiver, in whole or in part, of sovereign immunity by the Georgia Public Library Service or the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.
Decisions are final. The decisions of GPLS concerning any and all matters related to this contest shall be final. GPLS is not responsible for telecommunications systems and/or other submission failures that might impede an entrant’s ability to submit their information for the contest.
Reservation of rights. GPLS reserves the final judgment on all matters pertaining to this contest including the right to change or modify the rules or prize or to discontinue or extend the contest without prior notice.
Responsibility for taxes and other costs associated with winning. Winner shall assume any and all responsibility as to federal, state, or local taxes due in connection with winning the prize. Winner will also assume any and all additional costs in connection with using prizes as awarded.
Applicable law. This contest and corresponding rules are governed by Georgia law, and any dispute or litigation arising from this contest must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in Fulton County, Georgia. This contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. Participants hold all responsibility to comply with any applicable federal, state, or local laws in connection with their entry.
Publicity. Prize winners grant GPLS full and unlimited permission to use their first name, photo or video likenesses, and essay for promotion and publicity purposes, including all advertising, promotions, and features without further compensation in perpetuity.
Miscellaneous. Void where prohibited. No purchase or other valuable consideration necessary to enter or win.