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TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR ALIENLABS: #AIOUFO CONTEST

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR ALIENLABS: #AIOUFO CONTEST


CONTEST ORGANIZER

The company 2JC, LLC located at 8580 Morrison Creek Drive, Sacramento, CA and identified by number CA #C11-0001367-LIC (“Connected”) has organized this contest (hereinafter, “the Contest”) of national scope, which will take place on the internet, exclusively for residents of the United States in accordance with the provisions in the participation requirements section.

The purpose of this contest is to reward the loyal fans of the Alienlabs brand.

START DATE AND END DATE

The Contest will start on March 13, 2024 at _____ PST and end on April 15, 2024 at 11:59 PM PST (“Contest Period”).  

REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION AND MECHANICS OF THE CONTEST

The requirements for participation will be as follows:

  • ALIENLABS: #AIOUFO CONTEST is intended for legal residents of the United States of America (“USA”) only and shall only be construed and evaluated according to USA laws, and applicable state laws. Do not enter this contest if you have permanent residence outside of the USA or are otherwise ineligible in accordance with these Official Rules at the time of entry.  Only those who are aged 21 years old and over at the time of entry may participate.
  • Connected, their respective parent companies, affiliates and employees, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, distributors, sales representatives and advertising and Contestal agencies, and the officers, directors, agents, and employees of each of the foregoing (collectively, the “Released Parties”), and members of their immediate families (defined as including spouse, biological, adoptive and step-parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren, and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) or households (whether related or not) of any of the above are NOT eligible to participate.  Non-eligibility or non-compliance with any of these Official Rules will result in disqualification. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.  (For the avoidance of doubt, any references in these Rules to Entrants shall also include the Entrant who is deemed the Winner (as defined below)).
  • By participating in the ALIENLABS: #AIOUFO CONTEST, Entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Connected, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest. Winning the Prize (as defined below) is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
  • Only users with an Instagram account may participate.
  • Participants must post a photo or video and tag #AIOUFO during the participation period.
  • Participants may only take part in the Contest from a single Instagram profile. If a participant is found to be taking part from several Instagram accounts, they will be disqualified. 
  • Even if Participants post multiple photos and videos, they will only be given a single participation in the random contest.
  • The use of automated entry devices such as AI generated images and videos is prohibited, and no mechanically reproduced entries are allowed; all such entries are void. Released Parties are not responsible for: late, incomplete, delayed, undelivered, or misdirected entries. All entries become the exclusive property of Connected and will not be acknowledged or returned. By participating, you consent for Connected to obtain, use, and transfer your name, profile, photo or video submission, address and other information for the purpose of
    ? administering this Contest or in any other manner consistent with Connected’s Privacy Policy, available at https://alienlabs.org/pages/tos-privacy-policy.

CONTEST CONDITIONS AND PRIZES

Connected in their sole discretion will select the top ten videos/photos which meet the criteria established by Connected.  The top ten photos or videos will be reposted to AlienLabs instagram page.  The winner along with second and third place will then be chosen based on the number of votes on the post from the users engaged on the instagram platform. The winner will be announced on April 20, 2024. through the brand’s social media profiles and sent a DM.  If a potential Winner cannot be reached or does not reply as instructed within three (3) business days from the first notification attempt, or if a potential Winner fails to return requisite document(s) within the specified time period, or if a potential Winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, then such person shall be disqualified and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, an alternate Winner may be selected. 

GRAND PRIZE & PRIZE CONDITIONS

There will be one (1) Grand Prize awarded following the conclusion of the Contest Period. The Grand Prize Winner (“Winner”), upon confirmation of eligibility, will receive a 2-day/1-night package for two (2) adults (for travel a year from the printed prize certificate) to Connected’s facility in Sacramento California (“Prize” or “Grand Prize”). Prize includes one room (double occupancy), including local airport transfers, food and beverages while on tour, tour of Connected cultivation facility, Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas, hotel gratuities and hotel taxes.  These amenities are subject to change and are to be determined by Connected in its sole discretion. The Grand Prize will be issued in the form of a travel voucher and by Connected paying costs of meals and other expenses directly to the vendor. The Grand Prize Winner must call the given telephone extension or respond to DM via email to arrange trip details. If the Winner is unable to redeem the package within the time period required, the prize will be forfeited. The travel arrangements are subject to availability of Connected.  The travel request must be placed no less than sixty (60) days prior to the requested departure date. Reservations will not be confirmed until thirty (30) days prior to departure date. The Winner and travel companion must obey all local laws in regard to lodging restrictions and onsite tours. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to; personal charges at lodging, telecommunication charges, security fees, specialty dining, tours & additional excursions, purchases made or other expenses or incidentals are not included and are the responsibility solely of the Winner. The Winner's travel companion must also execute liability/publicity releases prior to travel. The Winner and travel companion are solely responsible for obtaining documents necessary for their respective travel (i.e., passport and visa if applicable). Restrictions, conditions and limitations may apply. The Approximate Value ("ARV") of this prize trip is: $1,488-2,043USD. The Grand Prize is not redeemable for cash. No substitution, assignment or transfer of the prize is permitted, except by Connected, who reserves the right to substitute the Prize or Prize component with another of equal or greater value. The Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with Prize receipt and/or use.

Released Parties shall not be liable for any claim made whatsoever, including but not limited to loss, compensation, or refund by reason of such substitution or deviation.


DISQUALIFICATIONS AND PENALTIES

If it becomes evident that any of the Participants have not met the requirements of the Terms and Conditions, or that the data provided for participation is not valid, the participation is considered null and void and the Participant will automatically be excluded from the Contest, losing all rights to the prize(s) on offer in the Contest.

PUBLICATION OF COMMENTS OR OPINIONS

No comments or opinions whose content is considered inappropriate, offensive, insulting or discriminatory, or that could violate the rights of third parties, will be allowed. Nor will comments be permitted against any individual that are an infringement of personal honor, personal and family privacy, or personal image rights. We will not be responsible for any damages caused by comments made by Entrants or participants, or that may at any time offend the sensitivities of other Entrants. 

Participation in this Contest, as well as the publication of comments made by Participants in their posts, may not under any circumstances infringe the Instagram Community Guidelines or the Instagram Terms of Use.

By accepting the Prize, where permitted by law, the Winner grants to the Released Parties and those acting pursuant to the authority of Connected and the Released Parties (which grant will be confirmed in writing upon Connected’s request), the right to print, publish, broadcast and use worldwide IN ALL MEDIA without limitation at any time their full name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and/or biographical information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further payment or additional consideration, and without review, approval or notification. The Winner also acknowledges that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prize.

RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

By participating in the contest, Entrants agree to release and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the contest or receipt or use of any Prize, including, but not limited to: (i) any technical errors that may prevent an Entrant from submitting an entry; (ii) unauthorized human intervention in the contest; (iii) printing errors; (iv) errors in the administration of the contest or the processing of entries; or (v) injury, death, or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant’s participation in the contest or receipt of the Grand Prize (defined below). Released Parties assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Released Parties are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any entry to be received by Connected on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or Instagram, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to Entrant's or any other person's computer or access to social media accounts relating to or resulting from participation in this contest or downloading any materials in this contest. Entrants further agree that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the contest, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney fees. Entrants waive the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. For New Jersey Residents: nothing herein bars recovery of damages or attorneys’ fees where mandated by statute.

Except as expressly provided above, IN NO EVENT WILL RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES) ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THIS CONTEST OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE, OR MISUSE OF, OR ANY HARM RESULTING FROM THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF A PRIZE.

By participating, Entrants release and agree to hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all liability for any injuries, death or losses or damages to persons or property AS WELL AS CLAIMS/ACTIONS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY that may arise from participating in this contest or its related activities or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of, or any harm resulting from the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a Prize. Released Parties are not liable in the event that any portion of the contest is canceled due to weather, fire, strike, acts of war or terrorism, pandemic, or any other condition beyond their control.

EACH ENTRANT UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT ALL RIGHTS UNDER SECTION 1542 OF THE CIVIL CODE OF CALIFORNIA AND ANY SIMILAR LAW OF ANY STATE OR PROVINCE OR TERRITORY OF THE USA OR CANADA ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVED BY HIM/HER.  SECTION 1542 READS AS FOLLOWS:

“A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER, WOULD HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR RELEASED PARTY.”

PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA 

In accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation, by accepting these Terms and Conditions, each Participant consents to having their personal data included in a file, owned by the Contest Organizer, for the purpose of managing the contest, disseminating and publicizing the results, and administering the awarding of the prize.

We inform you that you may exercise your rights of access, rectification, deletion, opposition, limitation of processing, portability, and right to be forgotten, as well as your right to not be the subject of automated individual decisions, by sending an email to [marketing@connectedca.com] or a letter to: [Connected International, 2421 17th St. Suite 102, Sacramento, CA 95818], attaching, in both cases, a copy of your ID document.

CHANGES AND ACCEPTANCE

We reserve the right to modify or expand these Terms and Conditions, as long as they do not harm or impair the rights of Contest Participants.

By participating in the contest, the Participant is, by implication, fully accepting the conditions of these Terms and Conditions. Likewise, participation in a contest of this nature implies acceptance of the rules of Instagram, the social network in which the contest is to be carried out.


HEALTH, SAFETY & SECURITY

The health, safety and security of Connected’s visitors is our number one priority, and Connected reserves the right to implement or modify safety, securityand health protocols, policies and procedures at any time as needed, in keeping with public health guidance and applicable law.


USE OF DATA

Information collected from Entrants is subject to the Privacy Policy/Statement of the Sponsor that can be linked from instagram.. Entry into the contest further constitutes the Entrants’ representation of eligibility, consent to participate and consent for the Sponsor to obtain, use and transfer your name, telephone number, mailing address, email address and other information obtained through the entry for the purpose of the contest administration and Prize redemption. All Entrants who “opt-in” to receive future communications from Connected regarding marketing Contests, special savings and event notifications about Connected will have the ability at any time to opt out of receiving any future marking Contests or events.


APPLICABLE LEGISLATION AND JURISDICTION

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed in accordance with the laws of California. The Courts and Tribunals of the city of Connected will be competent to resolve any claim or controversy that may arise in relation to the validity, interpretation or fulfillment of these Terms and Conditions and all participants by way of entry consent to such jurisdiction.

SEVERABILITY

The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules will not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any provision of the Official Rules is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable, the other provisions will remain in effect and will be construed as if the invalid or unenforceable provision were not contained herein.


MISCELLANEOUS

These Official Rules contain the full and complete understanding with respect to the contest and supersede all prior and contemporaneous agreements, representations and understandings, whether oral or written. The headings herein are for convenience only, do not constitute a part of these Official Rules, and shall not be deemed to limit or affect any of the provisions hereof. No amendment to, or waiver of, any provision of these Official Rules shall be effective unless in writing and signed by Connected. The waiver by Connected of any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of any other provision herein.  The rights and obligations hereunder may not be assigned by Entrants, whether by operation of law or otherwise, without the prior written consent of Connected, and any attempted assignment in violation of the foregoing shall be null and void. These Official Rules shall be binding upon, and inure to the benefit of, the permitted successors and assigns of Connected and Entrant.

DISPUTES

By entering the contest, Entrants agree that: 1.) Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; 2.) Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the contest but in no event attorneys' fees; and 3.) Under no circumstances will any Entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. If any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. The value of the Prize set forth above represents Connected’s good faith determinations of the ARV thereof and such determinations are final and binding and cannot be appealed.