Official Contest Rules for The 2019 Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest
Presented by Charm Weddings and Quilted Northern®
Please Note: The contest rules have changed from our previous toilet paper wedding dress contests. Please review these Official Contest Rules for The 2019 Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest presented by Charm Weddings and Quilted Northern® (“Rules”) carefully to make sure you understand all rules and requirements prior to entering the Contest.
The 2019 Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Contest (“Contest”) is presented by Charm Weddings/138 Media., Inc. (“Charm Weddings”) and Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products, maker of Quilted Northern® toilet paper products (“Quilted Northern®”). Contestants (“You” “Your”or “Contestant”) will compete to design and construct the best wedding gownand headpiece(“Entry”) using the limited list of items below. Contestants (and Models and Assistants, if any) may be filmed in connection with a television program depicting the Contest (“Program”) produced by Quidnet Media, LLC (“Producer”)and by entering the Contest, you agree that you may be filmed as part of the television Program.
A. Each Contestant is required to execute a Contestant Release Agreement (“Release”) prior to participating in the Contest.
B. Contestants, any person displaying Contestant’s Entry in Photos or in the Final Round of the Contest(“Model”) and any assistant helping Contestant design and or construct the Entry (“Assistant”) must be 18 years of age or older and beyond the age of majority in the state in which you live at the time of Contestant entryinto the Contest.
C. Contestants must be legal United States residents in order to participate in the Contest.
D. Candidates must not be a candidate for public office and must agree not to become a candidate for public office from the date of the entry into the Contestuntil one (1) year from the date of broadcast of Contestant’s appearance on the Program (if any).
E. Unless approved by Charm Weddings, Contestants must not be (and any immediate family members or anyone living in the same household must not be) currently employed or have in the past 2 years been employed by (or a close acquaintance of someone employed in the last 2 years by):
a. Charm Weddings/138 Media Inc.;
b. Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products(“Georgia-Pacific”);
c. Quidnet Media, LLC;
d. Any national cable television Network (“Network”);
e. Any sponsor of the Program;
f. Any person or entity supplying prizes or services to any of the above entities;or
g. Any of the above entities’ parent, subsidiaries, or affiliated companies.
In addition, to avoid the appearance of impropriety or unfairness, Producer or Charm Weddings may, in their sole discretion, determine that any Contestant is ineligible due to a connection with the Program, a Judge, or one of the above entities.
2. CONTEST TIMING
The Contest begins March 22, 2019 and the Entry deadline is May 22, 2019 at 11:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.
3. HOW TO ENTER
Contestants must create an Entry(wedding gown and headpiece)using only Quilted Northern® Toilet Paper, glue, and tape and the gown may be sewn with needle and thread/sewing machine. Entry must be able to be worn by a human.
Each Contestant will choose the category Contestantwishesto enter on their Entry Form. The official categories are:
· Traditional(e.g.Princess, Fit & Flair, Mermaid)
· Modern(e.g. Avant Garde, Contemporary, Pant Suits, Artsy)
· Cultural (e.g. Indian, Asian, Cowgirl, Native American, Latin)
a. Three (3) clear, unaltered photos of the front, back and side of your Entry (including headpiece) displayed (e.g. on a mannequin, yourself or another person); and
b. One (1) photo of yourself (of the Entry designer/Contestant)
(collectively and individually “Photos”) and submit Photos along with the OFFICIAL ENTRY FORM (available at www.TPDressContest.com) to TPDresscontest@gmail.com by May 22, 2019 by 11:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.
You may only submit one Entry and, therefore, you may only compete in one category, so choose wisely. More than one Entry from any person or email/IP address will void all Entries from that person or address. Only one person may be the Contestant (designer/constructor) for each Entry. In the event of a dispute over the identity of Contestant, Entry will be deemed submitted by the Contestant whose name and photo match the Entry Form connected to the Entry when submitted.
Incomplete Entries and Entries that don’t comply with the Rules are subject to disqualification in the sole discretion of Charm Weddings and/or Judges. Contestants; not Released Parties(as defined below), are responsible for late, lost, incomplete, damaged or misdirected Entries.
4. PHOTO GUIDELINES
Photos with watermarks will not be accepted. Any and all Photos shall be deemed the property of Charm Weddingsas described in the Ownership section below. These Photos must be kept STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL and may not be shared with anyone else besides Charm Weddings and Judges. Any Contestant that shares Photos or any photo(s) of the Entry (dress/headpiece) with anyone other than Charm Weddings and Judges will be automatically disqualified and may be subject to serious legal liability, including, but not, limited to monetary damages.
If you are submitting a Photo taken by someone other than yourself, you must have that person sign a Materials Release that must be submitted along with your Photos. By submitting Photos, you are representing and warranting that the Photos submitted were taken by Contestant or by a person for whom you have submitted their signed Materials Release. You must also submit an Appearance Release for any person in the Photos. Contestants who breach this provision may be disqualified, in the sole discretion of the Charm Weddings and/or Judges. All Photos provided to Charm Weddings by Contestant in connection the Contest will not be returned and become the property of Charm Weddings.
5. ENTRY CONSTRUCTION GUIDELINES
Materials - Contestants are strictly limited to the following materials in constructing their Entry:
· Quilted Northern® Toilet Paper
Entry may be hand sewn with needle and thread or by using a sewing machine.
Contestant’s Entry must be original and must not have won any previous award or contests.
Undergarments - You may use any undergarments to display your Entry for the Photos as well as on the runway (if you make it to the Finale). You may use hoop skirts, crinolines, slips, etc. as long as they are not attached in any way to the Entry.
Assistance – Contestants may receive assistance from other people in designing and constructing their Entry (“Assistant”); however, Contestant must submit an Assistant Release signed by each Assistant(s), to Charm Weddings, along with Contestant’s Entry. By submitting the Entry, you are representing and warranting that the Entry submitted was created solely by Contestant or created by Contestant, with the assistance of an Assistant for whom you have submitted their signed Assistant Release. Contestants who breach this provision may be disqualified in the sole discretion o fCharm Weddings and/or Judges.
Entries may not contain any logos, trademarks or tradenames other than those owned by the maker of Quilted Northern®. Any artwork visible on the Entry must be original and created by Contestant (or with the assistance of an Assistant for whom you have provided an Assistant Release). Any determinations as to whether a particular feature is acceptable will be determined by Charm Weddings and/or Judgesin their sole discretion.
Contestant understands and acknowledges that that all Materials (including Entry (dress/headpiece), accessories, Photos/photos, video, etc.) that are mailed or otherwise provided to Charm Weddings become the sole property of Charm Weddings and will not be returned.
Please keep your Entry intact, as the Semi Finalists will be required to ship their Entries to Charm Weddings at Charm Weddings’ expense.
6. CONFIDENTIALITY/NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT
Confidentiality is of the utmost importance in this Contest. Contestants, Models and Assistants are strictly prohibited from communicating about the Contest, the Entry(dress/headpiece), Charm Weddings, Producer, any television network, Sponsors, and/or the Program (“Confidential Information”) in any way, with any person other than the Contestant, Model and Assistant that they enter the Contest with, Charm Weddings, Judges (as permitted during the Contest), the Producer, and Network, unless authorized in advance, in writing, by Charm Weddings (if such Confidential Information concerns the Contest) or Producer (if Confidential Information concerns the Program). In furtherance of confidentiality/non-disclosure, Contestants are strictly prohibited from revealing any Confidential Information, including, but not limited to information about the Entry(dress/headpiece), Photos/photos, Contest, Program, Charm Weddings, or Producer with anyone, including, but not limited to, sharing on social media. Any Contestant revealing any Confidential Information to anyone other than Charm Weddings or Producer may be rendered ineligible to receive the Prize and/or any other Prizes or awards and may subject himself/herself to serious legal liability. Contestants must refer all press inquiries to CharmWeddings, Producer or the designated television Network contact.
7. PRELIMINARY ROUND
The first round of judging starts when Entry Photos, Entry Form and Release are submittedby the deadline. Charm Weddings and a panel of expert judges (“Judges”) at their sole discretion, will judge Entries. Each Entry is judged on several criteria, including, but not limited to, Creativity, Originality, Beauty, Workmanship and the use of Toilet Paper. Semi-finalists (“Semi-Finalists”) will be chosen to move on to the next round (“Semi-Finals’).
8. SEMI-FINAL ROUND
Approximately fifteen (15)- twenty five (25) Entries will be selected for the Semi Final round. Once the Semi Finalists are selected, they will be required to promptly ship their Entry to Charm Weddings at the address provided by Charm Weddings, at the Charm Wedding’s sole expense. Charm Weddings and a panel of Judges will judge Entries and choose approximately twelve (12) – fifteen (15) Entries (“Finalist Entries”) to compete in the finale round (“Finale”).
Each Contestant selected for the Semi Final Round will be sent specific shipping instructions to ship their Entry to Charm Weddings. Please be prepared to ship your Entry in a box of one of the following sizes:
1. Wardrobe Box up to 60”x24”x22”, or
2. Bike Box 54”x28”x8”
3. Any box whose dimensions are the same size or smaller (all the way around) than the above two sizes.
*Tip: Fed Ex should have examples of boxes this size. You may use their boxes/measurements as a guide.
*Please Note: If you plan on making a large Entry (that may not fit into the above specifications) you may make your Entry in sections and use more than one box to ship it. If you make it to the Finale, you will be able to reassemble your Entry at that time.
*Please Note: If you are asked to send your Entry, you must ship it, by the specified day/time to the address provided. The shipping address will be provided to only the Semi Finalists once they are chosen.
In the Finale round of the Contest, the Finalist Entries will be viewed in person by Charm Weddings and the panel of Judges, during a runway event in New York City, after which, Charm Weddings and Judges will select a grand-prize winner, second place winner and third place winner, at Charm Weddings and Judges’ sole discretion (“Winners”).
For the Finale, Finalists may bring their own Model, at Contestant’s own expense, or work with a Model chosen by and provided by Charm Weddings, the pairing of which, will be at Charm Weddings and/or Judges’ sole discretion. Once the Finalists arrive in New York, travel to the Contest Locations and any other costs while in New York shall be at the Finalist’s own expense; however, there may be some expenses that Charm Weddings will cover, in Charm Weddings sole discretion and Charm Weddings may provide a per diem to each Finalist in Charm Weddings’ sole discretion.
By submitting your Entry, you are agreeing that if your Entry is selected as a Finalist Entry, you will, if and as required by Charm Weddings,:
· Travel to New York at Charm Wedding’s expense, be at and remain at all specified Contest Locations in the New York area during the days/times required by Charm Weddings/Producer, at Charm Weddings’/Producer’s sole discretion for Contest and/or filming.
· Sign a Release and, if requested, appear in the Program, as well as use best efforts to assist with getting any additional releases signed for Contestant, Contestant’s Model (if provided by Contestant), Contestant’s Assistant, Contestant’s photos and any other party or material connected to Contestant;
· Submit to a background check and provide a completed background check application, promptly, upon request.
All Finalists are subject to verification of eligibility, validation and they must comply with all rules and requirements set forth in these Rules or otherwise provided by Charm Weddings and/or Judges and filming requirements set forth by Producer.
10. FINALISTS/WINNERS NOTIFICATIONS
Barring unforeseen circumstances, Winners will be notified at the Finale. Charm Weddings and Judges decisions are final and binding.
Winners are required to prove eligibility and will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility (“Affidavit”) (in addition to having previously submitted Release, any other required releases, submitting to a background check and providing an Official Entry Form). The failure of a potential Winner to verify address, the return of notification as undeliverable, or the failure to return signed Affidavit, Release or any other required documentation, Official Entry Form and/or submit to a background check, may result in disqualification and the selection of an alternate Winner, in Charm Weddings’ sole discretion. In the event of noncompliance with Rules and conditions, the prize may be awarded to an alternate Winner. Each Winner will be solely responsible for all taxes and all other fees and expenses not specified herein, associated with their participation in the Contest and/or the receipt and use of the qualifying prize.
The prizes will be awarded as follows:
One, Grand Prize of $10,000 (USD)
One, Second Prize of $5,000 (USD)
One, Third Prize of $2,500 (USD)
Prizes are not transferable. No substitutions will be allowed. Prizes will be awarded to Winners within twelve (12) weeks of the announcement of the Winners. Winners must supply Charm Weddings with his/her social security number for tax purposes and Winners will receive an IRS Form 1099 from Charm Weddings for the prizes distributed for the calendar year of the Contest. Unless specified in the Rules, Contestants may not share, or make any promise to share, any prize with any other Contestant or third party involved with the Contest or Program.
12. MISCELLANEOUS RULES
During filming, Contestants may not wear any logos or artwork on their clothing, as determined by Producer in its sole discretion. Producer has approval over all clothing to be worn on the Program, in its sole discretion. Each Contestant must have their wardrobe approved by Producer prior to arriving at the Contest Location and for interviews(if any). Please bring alternate tops to interviews and to Contest Locations.
Contestants are not allowed to mention or “plug” (either visually or verbally) any commercial product, service, venture while participating in the Contest and/or on the Program. Further, Contestants will agree to comply with the relevant section(s) of Federal Communications Act, which makes it a criminal offense for any Contestant to pay or agree to pay any money, service or other valuable consideration for the inclusion of any matter in the Program, or to accept or agree to accept any money, service or other valuable consideration for the inclusion of any matter in the Program.
During Contest activities and/or while at Contest Locations and/or during the course of the taping of the Program, Contestants are not allowed to use a phone or any other device to communicate with other Contestants or anyone outside of the Contest about the Contest. You will need to leave Contest areas if you need to make a call. No photography or filming is permitted while at Contest Locations or at locations at which your presence is required by Producer. All telephone and camera use is prohibited while filming, except at the sole discretion of the Producer.
a. The judging criteria are final and not subject to appeal or review whatsoever. Creativity may win out over technical skill, at the Charm Weddings’ and/or Judges’sole discretion.
b. All decisions made by the Charm Weddings and/or Judges are final and binding and are not subject to challenge or appeal. The interpretation and implementation of all Rules is at the sole discretion of the Charm Weddings and/or Judges. Notwithstanding anything else in the Rules or Release, Judges may be chosen by Charm Weddings and/or the television network.
c. In the event of a tie between Contestants, Charm Weddings and/or Judges will determine how to break such tie in their sole discretion. Charm Weddings’/Judges’ eventual decision shall be final and binding and shall not be subject to challenge or appeal.
d. Charm Weddings has the right to consult with Judges and any other parties to make judging decisions based on what they determine is best overall for the Contest.
14. GENERAL CONTEST RULES
a. Failure to comply with any Rule(s) as interpreted and/or implemented by Charm Weddings and/or Judges may result in disqualification.
b. Charm Weddings and Judges will render fair and equal evaluations of the Contestants.
c. Criteria changes, additions, or adjustments in the Rules may occur at the sole discretion of the Charm Weddings and/or Judges.
d. Charm Wedding sand/or Judges reserve the right to remove any Contestant from the Contest and/or otherwise penalize any Contestant if said Contestant fails to adhere to the Rules or parameters provided, intentionally or unintentionally, improperly interferes with the production of the Program and/or with other Contestants’ participation in the Contest, and/or for any reason or no reason whatsoever.
e. The Program may be edited and/or recreated at the sole discretion of the television Network.
f. Charm Weddings and Judges reserve the right to select alternates for the Semi Finale and/or Finale Round and replace any Contestant with any alternate Contestant at any time and for any reason (or no reason) and to otherwise determine which Contestants will be selected for the Program, at its sole discretion.
g. The Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. The Rules will be strictly enforced. Contestants agree that certain restrictions may apply.
h. An Entry may be deemed void if Charm Weddings and/or Judges determine that the Entry is unoriginal, counterfeit or obtained through fraud or theft.
i. Contestant acknowledges that Charm Weddings may obtain Entries in the Contest that may be similar or identical in theme or idea to Contestant’s Entry. Contestant waives any and all claims, presently or in the future, that any compensation is due to Contestant in connection with the Contest Entries, which are similar.
j. Contestant hereby grants permission to Charm Weddings, Producer, Network, Georgia-Pacific to place Photos/photos of their Entry online at each entities’ respective websites and any other websites or social media sites affiliated with these entities.
k. Contestants may not sabotage another Contestant’s Entry. Charm Weddings and Judges reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the Entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of the Rules or any other promotion in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be in violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Charm Weddings and Released Parties reserve the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
l. Charm Weddings and/or Released Parties failure to enforce any term of these Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
m. Incomplete Entries and Entries not complying with the Rules are subject to disqualification.
n. Charm Weddings and Released Parties arenot responsible for late, lost, incomplete or misdirected Entries.
o. Charm Weddings reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the contest, at its sole discretion.
p. Winners and/or Finalists will be required to publicly present their Entry in association with Sponsor, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Contestant agrees that he/she will be construed as the agent or act as agent for the Sponsors.
q. Contestants and Winners may present Entries additional times for the filming of the Program.
r. Photography and Filming of the Contest/Entries/Contestants- During the Contest, including, but not limited to, during the Finale and at all Contest Locations, Charm Weddings, Georgia-Pacific and Producer will be taking photos and video of the Contest, including, but not limited to, Contestants, and any Models and/or Assistants present, Materials (as defined below) and any other property present, including property (including intellectual property) belonging to Contestants. Contestants agree that such photos and video taken by Charm Weddings shall be the property of Charm Weddings for use in and in connection with the Contest and otherwise, in all media, worldwide, in perpetuity. Contestants agree that such photos and video taken by Georgia-Pacific shall be the property of Georgia-Pacific for use in and in connection with the Contest and otherwise, in all media, worldwide, in perpetuity. Contestants agree that such photos and video taken by Producer shall be the property of Producer for use in connection with Program and otherwise, in all media, worldwide, in perpetuity.
s. Contestant may be disqualified from the Contest and/or not be allowed to participate in the Program based on, Charm Weddings determination as to what is in the overall best interest of the Contest in the sole discretion of Charm Weddings.
t. Appearance on the Program is in the sole discretion of the Network and the Network may not allow the Contestant to appear on the Program for any reason, in the Network’s sole discretion.
u. Charm Weddings judgment may be given more weight than the Judges’ in the sole discretion of Charm Weddings.
· CharmWeddings.com/Charm Weddings/138 Media Inc. 20423 State Road 7, Suite F6-124, Boca Raton, FL 33498
· Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products, maker of Quilted Northern® toilet paper, 133 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
Additional sponsors may be added during the Contest period.
By submitting an Entry, Contestant grants Charm Weddings all rights, including, but not limited to, all copyrights in the Entry (dress/headpiece), Photos/photos, accessories, and any other materials submitted to Charm Weddings by Contestant or otherwise provided to Charm Weddings by Contestant (“Materials”). Contestant acknowledges that Charm Weddings and it’s assignees shall have the right to edit, modify, change, adapt, distribute and create derivative works from the Entry (with the understanding that they are under no obligation to do so) or incorporate the Entry into any medium, form, or technology, including the right to publish the Entry, post the Entry on the Internet and use for television productions, advertising and promotional purposes at its sole discretion. By submitting an Entry, Contestant grants to Charm Weddings and their assignees, all rights to recordings of the Materials (including Contestant’s Entry), and all rights to the recordings of Contestant’s likeness, words, actions made by Charm Weddings in connection with Contestant’s entry into and/or participation in the Contest (“Charm Weddings Recordings”), for use in connection with the Contest or otherwise, any and all media, now known and hereafter devised, throughout the universe and in perpetuity, including in connection with online media and ancillary exploitation of the Recordings. Contestant grants Charm Weddings database and publicity rights and the right to use such information (as described in section 20 below), including in any media now or hereafter devised, including, but not limited to the on the Internet, without any compensation to Contestant.
By submitting an Entry, Contestant grants to Georgia-Pacificand each of their assignees, all rights to recordings of the Materials (including Contestant’s Entry), and all rights to the recordings of Contestant’s likeness, words, actions made by Georgia-Pacific in connection with Contestant’s entry into and/or participation in the Contest (“Georgia-Pacific Recordings”), for use in connection with the Contest or otherwise, any and all media, now known and hereafter devised, throughout the universe and in perpetuity, including in connection with online media and ancillary exploitation of the Recordings.
By submitting an Entry, Contestant grants to Producer and its assignees, all rights to recordings of the Materials (including Contestant’s Entry), and all rights to the recordings of Contestant’s likeness, words, actions made by Producer in connection with Contestant’s entry into and/or participation in the Contest and or Contestant’s participation in the Program (“Producer Recordings”),for use in and in connection with the Contest, Producer and/or Network, and otherwise, in any and all media, now known and hereafter devised, throughout the universe and in perpetuity, including in connection with online media and ancillary exploitation of the Program such as publications, soundtracks and merchandising, and in connection with publicity and advertising for the Program and Network. Contestant hereby waives any moral rights or “droit moral” Contestant may have in the Program and/or the Producer Recordings, and acknowledge that Contestant shall have no rights of review or approval regarding Producer Recordings, the Program or the exercise of the rights granted by Contestant. Producer shall have the right to edit or delete the Producer Recordings and/or Contestant’s likeness, juxtapose any part of the ProducerRecordings with any other materials, change the sequence of events, and make any other changes in the Producer Recordings or the Program as Producer chooses in Producer’s sole discretion, including with respect to the title of the Program.
By entering the Contest, Contestant grants Charm Weddings, Georgia-Pacific and Producer, a non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, royalty free, irrevocable license to display, reproduce, and distribute their name, likeness, story, voice, statements, photos, video in all media, worldwide, in perpetuity.
Contestant agrees that Charm Weddings, Georgia-Pacific and Producer will not be required to designate the Contestant as the creator of the Entry. Neither Charm Weddings, nor Georgia-Pacific, nor Producer will be required to seek approval by Contestant or to pay additional consideration in connection with the above grants/licenses/uses. All rights granted by Contestant to Charm Weddings, Georgia-Pacificand/or Producer may be assigned freely by the respective party - Charm Weddings, Georgia-Pacificand/or Producer(as applicable). Contestant may not assign Contestant’s rights or obligations hereunder.
17. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
Each eligible Contestant represents and warrants that: (1) Contestant’s Entry complies with the Rules; (2) Contestant’s Entry is original and has not won any previous award or contests; (3) Entry, Photos and any other material provided by Contestant to Contest do not infringe on any third party’s copyright, trademark, patent or other proprietary rights; (4) the Entry is not offensive, libelous or obscene and does not contain illegal content or anything otherwise objectionable; (5) theEntry does not display any logos, trademarksor tradenames other than those owned by Georgia-Pacific; (6) Contestant has not and will not receive assistance on Entry unless Contestant has submitted a signed Assistant Release for eachAssistant to Charm Weddings/Producer. (7) Contestant has not and will not submit to Charm Weddings/Producer, a Photo that was taken by someone other than Contestant unless Contestant has submitted a Materials Release signed by the person that took the Photo to Charm Weddings/Producer; (8) Contestant has not and will not submit a Photo that contains any person other than Contestant unless Contestant has submitted an Appearance Release for the person in the Photo to Charm Weddings/Producer; and (9) if selected to participate in the Finale, Contestant will not use Contestant’s own Model unless that Model has submitted a signed Model Release to Charm Weddings/Producer. Contestant acknowledges that entering the Contest does not constitute employment, partnership, or a joint venture relationship between Contestant and Sponsorsor any other Released Parties.
18. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
By entering the Contest, each Contestant agrees to release, indemnify and hold harmless the Sponsors listed above, Charm Weddings and Georgia-Pacific, along with Producer and Network, any sponsor of the Program, any person or entity supplying prizes or services to any of the above entities, and any of their parent, subsidiaries, or affiliated companies and each of their affiliates, partners, advertising agencies, their employees, officers, directors and representatives (collectively and individually referred to herein as “Released Parties”) from and against errors, omissions, claims, actions, personal injury or death, costs, attorney fees, damages, losses, or cause of action or other liabilities of any kind or nature, including, but not limited to breach, negligence, willful misconduct, defamation, any and all issues related to awarding prizes and any and all issues related to participating in this Contest and/or appearing in the Program. In furtherance of the above, Released Parties are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate information, technical failures of any kind (including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, disconnections or network hardware or software, and communication line failure), or unauthorized human intervention of the Contest process. For the purposes of clarity, the terms of this paragraph inure to the benefit of the television network airing the Program and the production company producing the television Program.
19. WINNERS LIST
Winner’s names will be available online at www.TPDressContest.com on a date as solely determined by Network in Network’s sole discretion.
20. DATA PRIVACY
By submitting an Entry, Contestant agrees that, except where prohibited, any and all disputes, issues, claims and causes of action arising out of or concerning the Contest shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a court in the state of New York, which court shall apply the laws of the state of New York without regard for rules of conflicts of law. In any such dispute, Contestant shall, under no circumstances, be entitled to injunctive relief, claim punitive, incidental, or consequential damages or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, other than Contestant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (if any) associated with participating in the Contest or in the Program, and participant hereby waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.