Official Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

  1. Eligibility: This Contest is open only to those who submit their entry by email to contest@stingysailor.com and who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. The Contest is void where prohibited by law. Employees of The $tingy Sailor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Contest. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
  2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of The $tingy Sailor as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Contest.
  3. Contest Period: Entries will be accepted by email starting on midnight March 12, 2016 Pacific Time (UTC -8:00) and ending midnight March 31, 2016 Pacific Time (UTC -8:00).
  4. How to Enter: The Contest must be entered by sending an email to contest@stingysailor.com. The entry must fulfill all Contest requirements, as specified, to be eligible to win a prize. All entries must include the full name, mailing, address, telephone number, and email address of the entrant. The entry should describe the project to the best of the entrant’s ability to meet the criteria described in rule 7 below. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of The $tingy Sailor. You may enter multiple projects but you may only enter the same project once. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of The $tingy Sailor.
  5. Prizes: The Winner(s) of the Contest will receive:

    Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by The $tingy Sailor. All prizes will be awarded unless the number of prizes exceeds the number of accepted contest entries, in which case the excess prizes may not be awarded at the discretion of The $tingy Sailor. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at the discretion of The $tingy Sailor. The prize is non-transferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for The $tingy Sailor to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

  6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
  7. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by the highest aggregate score for the following criteria: ingenuity, affordability, usefulness, craftsmanship, and the quality of the contest entry (text, photos, video, etc.) as judged by The $tingy Sailor. Winners will be selected within fifteen (15) days following the close of the Contest. Winner will be notified by email within fifteen (15) days following selection of Winner. The $tingy Sailor shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 15 days from the time award notification was sent, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Contest is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT THE SOLE DISCRETION OF The $tingy Sailor) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CONTEST, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
  8. Rights Granted by You: By entering this content (e.g., photo, video, text, etc.), You understand and agree that The $tingy Sailor, anyone acting on behalf of The $tingy Sailor, and The $tingy Sailor’s licensees, successors, and assigns, shall have the right, where permitted by law, to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use in any media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity and throughout the World, without limitation, your entry, name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image, statements about the Contest, and biographical information for news, publicity, information, trade, advertising, public relations, and promotional purposes without any further compensation, notice, review, or consent. By entering this content, You represent and warrant that your entry is an original work of authorship, and does not violate any third party’s proprietary or intellectual property rights. If your entry infringes upon the intellectual property right of another, You will be disqualified at the sole discretion of The $tingy Sailor. If the content of your entry is claimed to constitute infringement of any proprietary or intellectual proprietary rights of any third party, You shall, at your sole expense, defend or settle against such claims. You shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless The $tingy Sailor from and against any suit, proceeding, claims, liability, loss, damage, costs or expense, which The $tingy Sailor may incur, suffer, or be required to pay arising out of such infringement or suspected infringement of any third party’s right.
  9. Terms & Conditions:The $tingy Sailor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond control of The $tingy Sailor corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Contest. In such case, The $tingy Sailor may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by The $tingy Sailor. The $tingy Sailor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. The $tingy Sailor has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Contest, to void entries for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Contest rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, The $tingy Sailor reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  10. Limitation of Liability: By entering, You agree to release and hold harmless The $tingy Sailor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers, and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from: (i) such entrant’s participation in the Contest and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof; (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunction of any computer, cable, network, hardware, or software, or other mechanical equipment; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, telephone, or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.
  11. Disputes: THIS CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITES STATES OF AMERICA AND THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Contest, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court located in THE STATE OF WASHINGTON having jurisdiction. Further, in any such dispute, under no circumstances shall 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 Contest). Participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
  12. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on The $tingy Sailor website. To read the Privacy Policy, click here.
  13. Winners List: To obtain a copy of the Winners’ names or a copy of these Official Rules, mail your request along with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:The $tingy Sailor, 17016 N Madison Road, Mead, WA, 99021 USA. Requests must be received no later than midnight April 30, 2016 Pacific Time (UTC -8:00).
  14. Host: The Host of the Contest is The $tingy Sailor, 17016 N Madison Road, Mead, WA, 99021 USA.
  15. The Contest hosted by The $tingy Sailor is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.
  16. By entering the Contest, You, the Contestant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules.
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