GENERAL CONDITIONS - SDCEC reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant from the Contest if, in SDCEC's sole discretion, it reasonably believes that the Entrant has attempted to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices or annoys, abuses, threatens or harasses any other entrants, SDCEC, or the Judges. The decisions of the judges are final and binding.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS - As between SDCEC and the Entrant, the Entrant retains ownership of all intellectual and industrial property rights (including moral rights) in and to the artwork . As a condition of entry, Entrant grants SDCEC a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, transferable, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, adapt, modify, publish, distribute, publicly perform, create a derivative work from, and publicly display the artwork for any purpose, including display on the SDCEC website and social media, without any attribution or compensation to Entrant.
PRIVACY - Entrants agree and acknowledge that personal data submitted with an entry, including name, phone number, and email address may be collected, processed, stored and otherwise used by SDCEC and its affiliates for the purposes of conducting and administering the Contest. No personal information that is collected from parents, guardians, teachers, non-profit leaders and after-school programs on behalf of Entrants will be used by SDCEC outside of the Contest.
PUBLICITY - By entering the Contest, Entrants agree to participate in any media or promotional activity resulting from the Contest as reasonably requested by SDCEC at SDCEC's expense and agree and consent to use of their name by SDCEC. SDCEC will contact Entrants in advance of any media request for interviews. Artwork may also be used for press and media purposes and Entrant agrees to waive any rights and not assert any intellectual property rights that Entrant has or may have in the artwork. SDCEC reserves the right to publish the name of the Entrants on the Contest Site or through other media for publicity purposes.
INDEMNITY - To the maximum extent permitted by law, Entrant and Parent indemnifies and agrees to keep indemnified SDCEC at all times from and against any liability, claims, demands, losses, damages, costs and expenses resulting from any act, default or omission of the Entrant and/or a breach of any warranty set forth herein. To the maximum extent permitted by law, Entrant agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless SDCEC from and against any and all claims, actions, suits or proceedings, as well as any and all losses, liabilities, damages, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys fees) arising out of or accruing from: (i) any artwork or other material uploaded or otherwise provided by Entrant that infringes any copyright, trademark, trade secret, trade dress, patent or other intellectual property right of any person or defames any person or violates their rights of publicity or privacy; (ii) any misrepresentation made by Entrant in connection with the Contest; (iii) any non-compliance by Entrant with these Rules; (iv) claims brought by persons or entities other than the parties to these Rules arising from or related to Entrant's involvement with the Contest; (v) acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Contest-related activity or participation in the Contest; (vi) any malfunction or other problem with the Contest Site in relation to the entry and participation in the Contest by Entrant; (vii) any error in the collection, processing, or retention of entry or voting information in relation to the entry and participation in the Contest by Entrant and in the voting process by consumers; or (viii) any typographical or other error in the printing, offering or announcement of any prize or winners in relation to the entry and participation in the Contest by Entrant.