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Terms and Conditions
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Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. By submitting an entry into the Sweet Dreams Remix Contest, you are confirming that you are eligible to enter and are agreeing to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.
|The “Company”||means MER Recordings AS, with business address Øvre Slottsgate 2B, 0157 Oslo, Norway, and with business registration number NO 913 521 099 MVA.|
|The “Contest”||means the remix competition regarding the Track by the artist Alan Walker, as described herein.|
|An “Entry” or “Entries”||have the meaning given to them in paragraph 4.|
|The “Official Website”||means www.alanwalker.com/sweetdreams.|
|The “Terms and Conditions”||means the terms and conditions as stipulated herein.|
|The “Track”||means the track “Sweet Dreams” by the artist Alan Walker.|
|The “Participant”||means an individual that has contributed, or shall contribute, with an Entry in the Contest.|
The Contest will be open for Entries from 12:00 CEST 9th July 2021 – 23:59 CEST 23rd July 2021 (the “Entry Period”).
The Participant shall, before submitting an Entry and during the Contest, meet the following criteria:
(a) To have accepted these Terms and Conditions;
(b) To be eighteen (18) years of age or older (or if under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence as of the first day of the Entry Period must have a parent or guardian’s permission to participate);
(c) To not be employed by Company or any of its affiliates or partners, or related to anyone employed by the Company;
(d) To have a valid, lawful, active, and personal YouTube or Soundcloud account (an “Active Account”);
(e) To have a valid, lawful, active, and personal e-mail address; and
(f) To not have been previously terminated from participation in the Contest.
The Participant shall, before submitting an Entry and during the Contest, meet the following criteria:
(a) Be a remix of the Track; and
(b) Be made by the Participant for the Contest; and
(c) Which is or shall be uploaded via the Active Account to the Official Website;
(d) During the Entry Period.
(the “Entry” or “Entries”)
5. Winners and prizes
Beginning on or around 24th July 2021, Alan Walker and Company employees will select the Contest winners (the “Winner(s)”), at their sole discretion and in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 6 below. The Winners will receive the following prizes (“Prize(s)”):
|1st||• Release of the winning Entry by Company and its licensees as an “official” Sweet Dreams remix (the “Remix”).
• FL Studio IL VCash $3000
• AW & FL Studio Merch
• Social media promotion on FL Studio’s, Imanbek and Alan Walker channels
|2nd||• FL Studio IL VCash $1500
• AW & FL Studio Merch
|3rd||• FL Studio IL VCash $1000
• AW & FL Studio Merch
To effectuate the release of the Remix, the 1st place Winner will be required to enter into an agreement directly with the Company on separate terms to these Terms and Conditions and will receive a one off payment in addition to the 1st place Prize outlined herein, the amount of which will be determined by the Company in its discretion. If the 1st place Winner and the Company do not enter into that separate agreement, the Company will be under no obligation to release the Remix.
Each Winner must be at least eighteen (18) years of age as of the first day of the Entry Period. If any Winner is younger than the age of majority in his/her state or province of residence as of the first day of the Entry Period, then such individual’s parent or legal guardian must provide written permission allowing the individual to accept the Prize.
Prizes are non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions provided that the Company reserves the right to substitute the Prizes in whole or in part for a prize of equal or greater value in the event that any component of the Prizes is unavailable for any reason. Prizes may not be sold, bartered or transferred. Prizes do not include any additional expenses, including, but not limited to incidentals, meals, telephone charges, travel insurance, souvenirs, transportation, federal, state and local sales or other taxes and surcharges which are the sole responsibility of each Winner. The value of the Prizes represents Company’s good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the Prizes turns out to be less than the stated value herein, the difference will not be awarded in cash.
Alan Walker and Company Employees will select the Winners by judging all the Entries on the basis of the following criteria (collectively, the “Criteria”): effort (1/3), creativity (1/3) and innovation (1/3). The Winners shall be the Participants with the highest overall score. In the event of a tie between or among Entries, an additional judge will re-evaluate the tied Entries by applying the Criteria to select the Winners. Any and all decisions made by the judges are final and solely at the judges’ discretion.
The Winners will be contacted by the Company through e-mail and will need to respond to the Company within forty-eight (48) hours confirming they can accept the Prize. If any Winner fails to respond to the prize notification email sent to them within forty-eight (48) hours of transmission or if the prize notification email is undeliverable; or if a Winner is otherwise found to be ineligible; or if a Winner cannot accept or receive the Prize for any reason; or if the Prize is returned undeliverable; the Winner will forfeit the Prize (and no compensation will be given) and an alternate winner will be selected (solely at the judges’ discretion) from all non-winning eligible Entries (the “Alternate Winner”). The Alternate Winner will be notified and be bound by the same conditions and timelines as stated in these Terms and Conditions.
The Company reserves the right to modify the notification procedures in connection with the selection of the Winner or Alternate Winner, if any.
The Company reserves the right to modify or extend the Entry Period or not to award any or all prizes in the event an insufficient number of eligible Entries meeting the minimal judging Criteria are received during the Entry Period or for any other reason, as determined by Company in its sole discretion.
The Prizes will be awarded within twenty-one (21) days after each Winner’s/Alternate Winner’s acceptance or response to the prize notification e-mail and each Winner will be presented on Alan Walker’s Instagram account.
The Company will cover any relevant delivery costs of the Prize.
7. Taxes and costs
Any and all taxes, and any other costs, in connection with the Contest, an Entry or the Participant, are borne by the Participant.
Telephone, internet, network and data charges will apply (there is no additional charge to enter this Contest) and you must have the bill payer’s permission prior to entering the Contest or submit an Entry.
The Participant acknowledges that the Track (in whole and any part thereof, including the stems) is owned by the Company and the Company hereby gives permission to the Participant to include the stems in their Entry. Any additional materials introduced by the Participant (“Works”) are subject to the terms as set out herein.
The Participant hereby exclusively licenses to the Company the Works, throughout the world, in perpetuity and Company and its licensees shall have the exclusive right to use and exploit the Works by all and any means whether now known or not without reference or payment to the Participant. Participant also irrevocably gives all consents as may be necessary or desirable to exploit and authorise others to exploit the Works throughout the world in any and all media by any and all means whether now known or not.
The Participant warrants and ensures that he or she either is the sole copyright owner of the Works or, if the copyright to the Works are jointly owned with others, that he or she has obtained prior, written consent of any other copyright owner(s), that grant(s) the Company and its licensees all of the rights set forth herein and subjects the other copyright owners to all of the obligations set forth herein. The Participant warrants and represents that the Works are their own, unpublished, fully original creations, and that their Entry will not be libelous, infringe or violate the rights of any third parties, including, but not limited to copyrights, trademarks, or rights of publicity/privacy, or be in any way contrary to law.
Any rights in and to materials supplied by the Company, including without limitation, sound recordings, stems, samplers or any other material that is made available by the Company or downloadable by Participants as part of the Contest (including the Track) are hereby expressly reserved to the Company.
Furthermore, the Participant warrants that its Entries does not and shall not contain any material that; (i) impersonates any person or entity, or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents the Participants affiliation with a person or entity, without such person or entity’s prior written consent; (ii) constitutes personally identifying information or other personal or identifying information about any individual, without prior consent; (iii) is false, deceptive, misleading, scandalous, indecent, criminally obscene, pornographic, unlawful, blasphemous, defamatory, libelous, fraudulent, tortuous, threatening, harassing, hateful, degrading, intimidating, or racially or ethnically offensive, or contains nudity, pornographic images, explicit sexual themes or graphic violence; (iv) encourages conduct that could be considered a criminal offense, could give rise to criminal civil liability, or could violate any law, or that could otherwise be considered inappropriate; (v) constitute a virus, worm, Trojan horse, Easter egg, time bomb, spyware, or other computer code, file or program that is harmful or invasive or may, or is intended to damage or hijack the operation of, or to monitor the use of, the Company or any of their hardware, software, or equipment; (vi) constitutes any advertising, promotional material, or other form of solicitation; (vii) constitutes any non-public information about a company; or (viii) violates any other applicable terms and conditions stipulated by third parties (e.g. YouTube or Soundcloud).
By submitting the Entry, Participant warrants and represents that (a) he/she expressly agrees to all terms set forth in these Terms and Conditions; (b) he/she provides his/her express permission (and if applicable, has his/her parent/legal guardian’s permission) to appear in the Entry as described herein; and (c) he/she is aware of and expressly consents to the use and/or display of the Entry on social media. Each Participant acknowledges that YouTube, Soundcloud or and any other third party, is not in any way, shape or form associated with the Contest nor affiliated with the Contest, nor a sponsor thereof. The Participant and the Entry must comply with all related third-party Terms of Services, and Community Guidelines.
The Participant is responsible for making sure that their Entries complies with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and sanctions. By participating in this Contest and/or submitting an Entry, each Participant agrees to indemnify and hold the Company and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, dealers, promotions agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors and any parties affiliated with the Company or involved in the Contest (“Released Parties”), harmless from any liability, loss or damage they may suffer as a result of claims, demands, costs or judgments against them arising out of the activities to be carried out pursuant to these Terms and Conditions, including, but not limited to, the content of the Participant’s Entry. The Company shall not be liable for any claims, actions, injury, loss or damage of any kind, pursuant to the Contest or these Terms and Conditions. Furthermore, by participating in this Contest and/or submitting an Entry, each Participant agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any third-party claim arising from use of the Entry. Each Participant hereby represents and warrants that he/she is at least eighteen (18) years of age as of the first day of the Entry Period and, if any Participant is under the age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence as of the first day of the Entry Period, that he/she has the express permission of his/her parent or legal guardian to participate in this Contest as contemplated herein. By participating in the Contest, the Participant approve that the Participant’s personal data is stored electronically in accordance with the Norwegian Personal Data Act, and that the personal data may be published by the Company.
The Company reserves the right to exclude and suspend Participants from the Contest and deny a Participants any winning, should such Participant not comply with all Terms and Conditions as stipulated herein or attempt to interfere with this Contest in any way. Company reserves the right not to award any or all prizes, or to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Contest without liability in the event an insufficient number of eligible Entries are received. Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Contest should it determine (in its sole discretion) that a virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Contest. In such case, Company will select the Winner from all eligible Entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Company. Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in its sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or website.
11. Additional Terms
Any potential winner may be requested to provide Company with proof that such winner is the Active Account holder of the social media account associated with the winning Entry. Any other attempted form of entry is prohibited; no automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. Released Parties are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, website, Internet, or ISP availability, unauthorized human intervention, traffic congestion, incomplete or inaccurate capture of Entry information (regardless of cause) or failed, incomplete, garbled, jumbled or delayed computer transmissions which may limit one’s ability to enter the Contest, including any injury or damage to Participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading any materials in this Contest. Company may prohibit a Participant from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said Participant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs), using multiple accounts to enter or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Participants or Company’s representatives.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN PARTICIPANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
12. Force Majeure
The Company and its licensees, affiliates and assignees reserve the right to cancel the Contest or amend these Terms and Conditions without notice in the event of circumstances outside its/their control, including without limitation, a major catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, strike, earthquake or any actual, anticipated or alleged breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other similar event. No liability shall be attached to the Released Parties as a result thereof. Released Parties are not responsible if the Contest cannot take place or if any prize cannot be awarded including, but not limited to, due to travel cancellations, delays or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather or acts of terrorism.
13. Governing Law
These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of England and Wales and the parties hereto submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts save that nothing in this clause shall limit the right of Company to take proceedings in any other jurisdiction for the purpose of enforcing its rights in that other jurisdiction.
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