Pumpkin Walk Rules

Official Pumpkin Coloring Contest Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED

ELIGIBILITY:  Only legal residents of New York State who are 17 years of age and under are eligible to enter. Not open to employees, officers or directors -- or to members of the immediate family or household of any employees, officers, or directors of Columbia-Greene Media, or any of its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, dealers, retailers, resellers, or any advertising or promotion agencies involved in this Contest promotion (collectively, the “Contest Entities”). Eligibility may be verified at any time. The Columbia-Greene Pumpkin Walk Coloring Contest (the “Contest”) is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

HOW TO ENTER: Visit www.hudsonvalley360.com/pumpkinwalk (the “Website”) and complete the form and information requested. You may also be given the option to choose to receive promotional messages from the Sponsor; however, your election to do so is optional and will not affect your chances of winning. All entries must be received by the end of the Contest Period in order to participate. Proof of submission is not proof of receipt. Any information you submit will be subject to the Sponsor’s privacy policy posted at www.hudsonvalley360.com/privacy. Limit one (1) entry per person per voting period. Subsequent entries from the same person or email address will be disqualified. Any attempt by a person or company to enter more than once with multiple email accounts or any other means may result in disqualification at the discretion of the Sponsor. Any attempt by a person or company to enter more than the allowed number of entries may result in disqualification. Use of any macro, bot, script or other automated means to submit entries is prohibited. Only ballots with nominees in 10 or more categories will be counted.

TABULATIONS AND WINNER NOTIFICATION: The entries will be collected and maintained throughout the contest period until 11:59 pm 10/27/20. By entering, you agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and all decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest. The potential winner will be notified by telephone and/or mail and/or email using the contact information given at the time of entry. Sponsor shall have no liability for any winner notification that is lost, intercepted or not received by a potential winner for any reason. If a potential winner does not respond within 24 hours after the first notification attempt, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as unclaimed or undeliverable to such potential winner, such potential winner may be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected. If any potential winner is found to be ineligible, or if he or she has not complied with these Official Rules or declines a prize for any reason prior to award, such potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate winner may be selected.

PRIZES/ODDS: Winners will be published in the Register-Star, The Daily Mail and on Hudsonvalley360.com. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: The potential winner may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, and a Liability Release (collectively, “Prize Claim Documents”). If any eligible winner is not of legal age of majority in his or her state of residence (a “minor”), at Sponsor’s option, the applicable prize either may be awarded in the name of parent or legal guardian of winner, or parent or legal guardian of winner may be required to ratify and sign all Prize Claim Documents.

GENERAL PROVISIONS: Acceptance of a prize constitutes winner’s permission for Sponsor to use winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and address (city and state) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation except where prohibited by law. Entrants (and any minor entrant’s parent or legal guardian) agree that the Contest Entities (A) shall not be responsible or liable for, and are hereby released from, any and all costs, injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the Contest or any Contest related activity, or from entrants’ acceptance, receipt, possession and/or use or misuse of any prize, and (B) have not made any warranty, representation or guarantee express or implied, in fact or in law, with respect to any prize, including, without limitation, to such prize’s quality or fitness for a particular purpose.

No responsibility for any damage to an entrant’s computer system which is occasioned by accessing the Website or otherwise participating in the Contest, or for any computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures or delays. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, illegible, misdirected, misprinted, late, lost, damaged, stolen, or postage-due submissions or prize notifications; or for lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, satellites, Internet service providers, websites, or other connections; or for miscommunications, failed, jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions; or for any technical malfunctions, failures, difficulties or other errors of any kind or nature; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of information, or the failure to capture any information.

Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who is found to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or the Website, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with the intent to disrupt or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest, or to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, and Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. No mechanically reproduced, illegible, incomplete, forged, software-generated or other automated multiple entries will be accepted In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the entrant, any on-line entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account from which it was sent, provided such account holder must still meet the eligibility requirements for the Contest. The authorized account holder shall be the natural person to whom the applicable email address has been assigned by the Internet access provider, service provider, or other online organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.

Sponsor reserves the right to modify, extend, suspend, or terminate the Contest, in whole or in part, if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the Contest is technically impaired or corrupted or that fraud or technical problems, failures or malfunctions or other unintended circumstances have impaired the integrity, administration, security, proper play and/or feasibility of the Contest as contemplated herein. If the Contest is terminated before the designated end date, Sponsor will (if possible) select winner(s) in a random drawing from all eligible, non-suspect entries unaffected by the problem. Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy in such circumstances. Only the type and quantity of prizes described in these Official Rules will be awarded. If, for any reason, more bona fide winners come forward seeking to claim prizes in excess of the number of each type of prize set forth in these Official Rules, the winners, or remaining winners, as the case may be, of the advertised number of prizes available in the prize category in question may be selected in a random drawing from among all persons making purportedly valid claims for such prize(s). Inclusion in such drawing shall be each entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy in such circumstances.

By entering the Contest, you further agree that (i) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with the Contest, or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to reasonable and actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Contest, but in no event attorney’s fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, indirect or consequential damages and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any other damages, other than damages for reasonable and actual out-of-pocket expenses. These rules and any disputes relating hereto are governed by the internal laws of the State of New York without regard to principles of conflicts of laws, and by entering you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts in New York, for resolution of any disputes relating to the Contest and waive any objection thereto.

WINNERS’ LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: To obtain a list of winners, available after 10/27/2020, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to Columbia-Greene Media, Pumpkin Walk Coloring Contest, One Hudson City Centre, Suite 202, Hudson, NY 12534. All such requests must be received by 10/27/2020.

Sponsor. Columbia-Greene Media. One Hudson City Centre, Suite 202, Hudson, NY 12534