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Magisto for Business Official Contest Rules

Submit a Magisto video of your company for a chance to win a FREE YEAR of Magisto for Business.

1. Eligibility:

The #MagistoforBusiness Video Contest (“The Contest” or “The Promotion”) is FREE to enter and open to participants who are at least eighteen (18) years of age as of the date of entry. Employees, officers and directors of Magisto (“Sponsor” or “Magisto”), and their parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, dealers, advertising and promotion agencies, manufacturers or distributors of sweepstakes materials and their immediate families (parents, children, siblings, spouse) or members of the same household (whether related or not) of such employees, officers and directors are not eligible to enter.

2. Void where prohibited:

The Mission is void in Rhode Island, outside the eligible region(s) specified in paragraph 1 herein above, and where otherwise prohibited by applicable federal, state, provincial or local laws, rules or regulations.

3. Sponsors:

The Sponsor of this Mission is Magisto, 261 Madison Ave., 9th fl., New York, NY 10016.

4. Agreement to Official Rules:

By participating in the Mission, the entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these official rules (“Official Rules”) and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Mission, and to release and hold harmless the Released Parties against any and all claims, injury or damage arising out of or relating to the Mission, preparation for or participation in this Mission, possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse or redemption of a prize, or participation in any Mission-related activity and for any claims based on violations or alleged violations of privacy/publicity rights, defamation, or infringement of copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property rights or invasion of privacy. Potential winner must fulfill all requirements set forth in these Official Rules as a condition of being awarded a prize.

5. Timing:

#MagistoforBusiness Contest begins on March 8th, 2016 at 7:00:01 am Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on April 7th, 2016 at 11:59:59 pm ET. The Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Contest. A judging period will take place from March 8th, 2016 to April 7th, 2016. One Winner will be selected and notified on or around April 7th, 2016. Winner will be announced no later than April 12th, 2016 or as soon as Sponsor confirms potential winner’s eligibility. One Winner will be selected to win a free year of Magisto for Business.

6. How to Enter:

a. Register or login to Magisto. To enter the Contest you must have a Magisto account. If you have not already registered with Magisto you will be required to register to create a Magisto account. Entries can be made using either a free Magisto account or a premium account. Entrant cannot have a Magisto for Business activated account. Follow the instructions to create a movie submission featuring your company and include your #MagistoforBusiness hashtag (“Submission”).

b. Submit your Submission by including the hashtag “#MagistoforBusiness” in the title when you create your Submission. To be eligible entrant must (1) have a registered Magisto account, (2) submit their Submission as instructed with “#MagistoforBusiness” in the title or by ways of the add to album pop up, (3) comply with Magisto’s Terms of Service at, (4) comply with these Official Rules. You agree that the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may remove your Submission and disqualify you at any time if Sponsor believes in its sole discretion that the Submission fails to conform to the Magisto Terms of Service or these Official Rules.

c. Up to 5 entries can be submitted by each entrant, but only one (1) Prize (as defined below) per person.

d. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected entries. Immediately upon entering the Contest, entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

In case of dispute as to the identity of any entrant, entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized Account Holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) responsible for assigning email addresses or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Any potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that such winner is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry. In addition, potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized Magisto account holder.

7. Submission Materials:

(a) For purposes of these Official Rules, any SPONSOR OWNED INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY THAT SPONSOR SHARES WITH ENTRANTS, E.G., MUSIC FILES, VISUAL CLIPS, AUDIO STEMS, or portions thereof, will be considered “Sponsor Content.” All other content of the Submission shall be referred to herein as the “Submission Materials.” The Submission shall not include any viruses, worms, spyware, Trojan horses, malware, or other computer programming routines that may damage or detrimentally interfere with any computer or other device.


(b)(i) By entering a Submission, entrant represents and warrants that: (A) entrant’s Submission, has been created entirely by entrant and is original, ; (B) that any Submission Materials (with the exception of Sponsor Content), does not incorporate or include anything that would require the consent of any third party, and have not been improperly taken in whole or in part from any third party; (C) with the exception of Sponsor Content, entrant owns and/or controls 100% of all right, title and interest in and to the Submission, as well as all elements contained therein; (D) the Submission does not and shall not violate any law or any third party right, including the copyright, trademark, publicity right, privacy right, or any other right of any third party; (E) the Submission Materials, or any part thereof, have not previously been commercially released; and (F) entrant has the written consent, release and/or permission of each and every participant in the Submission to participate in the Submission as contemplated by these Official Rules; for the avoidance of doubt, entrant must have the express permission from all individuals who appear in the Submission (if any) to use their name and/or likeness as part of the Submission and the Contest, and for any such individuals who are under the age of 18 (or have not yet reached the age of majority in their state of residence), entrant must have the express permission from that minor’s parent or legal guardian. Please do not include any person under 18 years of age in your Submission if you do not have express parental consent to do so. Entrant must be able to provide Sponsor with written evidence of any necessary express permission upon Sponsor’s request thereof.

(ii) By entering a Submission, each entrant grants the Released Parties the non-exclusive, royalty-free, and irrevocable rights to use, reproduce, copy, publish, display, distribute, perform, translate, adapt, modify, and otherwise exploit the Submission and to incorporate the Submission in other works in any and all markets and media worldwide in perpetuity.

c) The Submission may not contain references which are obscene, crude, vulgar or defamatory; unsportsmanlike; contain gang identification, references to commercial products other than of the Released Parties, license plate numbers, phone numbers, personal addresses (physical or email), Web site URLs, derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual or religious groups; contain references to illegal or inappropriate activity, behavior or conduct; or contain any other references that could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. If any Submission contains material that is violent, pornographic, obscene, illegal, inappropriate, or racially or morally offensive or if any Submission does not comply with these Official Rules or meet Sponsor’s standards for any reason, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, such Submission (and the related entry) may be rejected as ineligible for consideration. Furthermore, the Submission should not communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive image and/or goodwill to which the Sponsor, and each of the other the Released Parties wish to associate, and must not contain material that is unlawful or in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations of the U.S. and/or any state where the Submission is created or submitted.

(d) By providing Submission in connection with this Contest, entrant grants to the Released Parties the right, except where prohibited by law, to use entrant’s Submission, entrant’s name, likeness, picture, address (city and state), e-mail address, voice, biographical information, entry form information and written and oral statements, for advertising and promotional purposes in promoting or publicizing the Submission, Sponsor and any of their products and services, without compensation unless required by law. You shall have no right of approval, no claim to compensation, and no claim (including, without limitation, claims based on invasion of privacy, defamation, or right of publicity) arising out of any use, blurring, alteration, or use in composite form of the Submission, entrant’s name, picture, likeness, address (city and state), e-mail address, or biographical information. The rights granted under this paragraph shall extend to the Released Parties with respect to all entrants in the Contest, including the entrant who is selected as the Winner and those entrants who are not selected as the Winner. The Released Parties are under no obligation to use the Submission for any purpose. Entrant hereby represents and warrants that entrant is at least eighteen (18) years of age and that entrant has read these Official Rules and is fully familiar with its contents. By entering, entrants agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges, Sponsor and these Official Rules and to comply with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

(e) By entering this Contest, entrant represents and warrants that he/she expressly agrees to all terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules; and PROVIDES HIS/HER EXPRESS PERMISSION TO APPEAR IN THE SUBMISSION.

8. Selection of Winner:

(a) On or about April 7th, 2016, Magisto with the knowledge and skill to apply the Judging Criteria (“Judges”) will choose one (1) potential prize winner (“Prize Winner”) from all eligible entries on the basis of the following criteria (“Judging Criteria”): the representative nature of the #MagistoforBusiness inspired element (50%), creativity (25%), and quality of the image submitted (25%). Entrants shall be ranked by total score, and the entrant whose Submission receives the highest overall score based on the Judging Criteria will be the potential Prize Winner. In the event of a tie, the potential Prize Winner shall be the person whose entry receives the highest score on the representative nature celebrating our new #MagistoforBusiness offering. The decision of the Judges shall be final and binding in all regards. Sponsor reserves the right not to award any or all prizes in the event an insufficient number of eligible entries meeting the minimum judging criteria are received, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.

9. Prizes:

One Free Year of Magisto for Business.

10. Notification:

If entrant is selected as a potential Winner, entrant will be notified of the selection of his/her entry by the email address provided on his/her Magisto account. Potential Winner (or his/her parent/legal guardian if the Winner is a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence) may be required as a condition of continued eligibility to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Waiver of Liability, an IRS W-9 form with a valid taxpayer identification number or Social Security Number, and, except where prohibited, Publicity Release (collectively, “Contest Documents”). If entrant does not respond to the email notification of his/her selection as a Winner within three (3) days, does not return the Contest Documents by the date designated by Sponsor, or otherwise does not comply with these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, an alternate Winner will be selected from the remaining eligible entries to receive the prize, time permitting. All decisions of the Sponsor in selecting the Winner are final and binding on all entrants in matters relating to the Contest. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Limit: one (1) prize per person, per household, per e-mail address.