Official Vision Live Radio Contest Rules
Everyone who enters, attempts to enter or in any way participates or attempts to participate in any contest, sweepstakes or giveaway (“Contest”) conducted by Vision Live Network , Vision Live Radio, or VL Media (each such individual is hereinafter referred to as a “Participant”) agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions provided in these Official General Contest Rules (“General Rules”), as well as by Vision Live Radio interpretations of these General Rules which are final and binding in all matters relating to any Contest. Some Contests will have specific rules developed for them (“Specific Contest Rules”). In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between these General Rules and the Specific Contest Rules, the Specific Contest Rules shall control.
No Purchase Necessary:
Unless otherwise noted, no purchase is necessary to enter or win a prize. A purchase will also not improve your chances of winning.
Applicable Law (Void Where Prohibited):
All Contests are subject to and governed by applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Participation in this Contest is void where prohibited or otherwise restricted by law.
Contest Cancellation, Suspension or Modification:
VLR reserves the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend any Contest if the Contest is not capable of being completed as planned for any reason, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, “bugs,” tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical failures of any kind or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of any such Contest. The decision of VLR to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend any Contest shall be final in all respects.
Age, and Parental Consent Requirements: Unless otherwise specified, each Contest is open to legal residents of the states of New York, New Jersey, who are at least 18 years of age or older at time of entry. VLR reserves the right to refuse to award a prize to or on behalf of a minor.
Past Prize Winners: Participants may only win a Contest once every thirty (30) days. However, where a Participant has won a prize valued over $100, the Participant is ineligible to win another prize for a period of twelve (6) months. Participants who have won a Contest conducted by VLR in the last thirty (30) days or who have won prizes valued over $100 from VLR in the last twelve (12) months are ineligible. For clarity, this limitation only applies on VLR radio station VLN and does not include Media, which has independent contest rules and limitations on prize winnings.
Employer Restrictions: Participant is solely responsible for reviewing and understanding Participant’s employer’s policies regarding Participant’s eligibility to participate in contests. Participant may be disqualified from entering into this Contest or receiving prizes if Participant is participating in this Contest in violation of their employer’s policies.
How to Enter:
Methods: Contest entries may be submitted as advertised or otherwise prescribed by VLR for the Contest. Generally, these will involve all or some of the following entry methods: (1) toll-free telephone; (2) electronic mail; (3) web entry. Where entry is available via electronic mail, web or texting, participation is limited to Participants who had access to electronic mail, the internet, and/or text messaging (as applicable) prior to the beginning of the Contest.
Entry Period: Entries must be made during the time periods advertised or otherwise prescribed for each Contest (the “Entry Period”) and, unless otherwise stated.
Disclaimer of Responsibility for Entries: VLR is not responsible for problems with Contest entries, including but not limited to, entries that are lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, illegible, or cannot be completed due to electronic or technical difficulties, even if the problem is the result of the sole or partial negligence of VLR.
Multiple Entries: Unless otherwise limited by VLR, multiple entries are permitted. However, for text-message entry Contests, unless otherwise stated, multiple entries are prohibited and participation is expressly limited to one text per Participant and per wireless account.
Specific Entry-Method Rules:
Telephone Entry Contests: If a Contest accepts telephone entries, all calls must be made to the call-in number(s) as designated on-air. Generally, this number will be . The criteria for winning will generally also be given at that time. Only completed calls that are answered by a live person and are made to the designated number during the designated time period will be eligible to win or qualify to win.
VLR may record and/or broadcast a Participant’s name, voice, and the substance of all or any portion of the call. Except where prohibited by law, any call-in Participant acknowledges that such recording and use may occur and grants VLR permission to record and use such recording without any additional communication with and compensation to Participant.
Electronic Mail Entries: If a Contest accepts postal mail or electronic mail entries, all entries must be received by VLR by the Entry Period deadline.
Web Entries: If a Contest accepts web entries, Participants must accurately complete all required fields or the entry will be deemed incomplete and will not qualify.
Original Content; Ownership: Each Participant, by participating in the Contest, represents and warrants that they are the exclusive owner of any copyright and any other proprietary rights in any submission by Participant in the Contest (the “Submission”). Participant further represents and warrants that they have the right to grant to any third party the right to use, reproduce, distribute, perform and display the Submission. All Submissions must have all appropriate clearances, permissions and releases PRIOR to uploading or may be eliminated from the Contest. Any song submissions must be original material. Any unauthorized samples or performances of another artist’s material could be subject to fines, royalty fees, and/or legal action for which Participant agrees to indemnify, defend and hold VLR and any other Contest sponsors harmless. VLR and any other Contest sponsors may stream any submissions on-demand on VLR’s or their affiliates’ websites. VLR and any other Contest sponsors are not responsible for paying any internet or other music royalties on any Submission.
Participation Problem Disclaimer:
Even if alleged to be caused by the sole or partial negligence of VLRor other Contest Entity, VLR and the other Contest Entities are not responsible for any problems which affect, or result from, Participation or attempted Participation in the Contest. This includes, but is not limited to, the following problems:
- Incorrect, incomplete or inaccurate entry information;
- Human errors;
- Failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions or defects of any wireless network, telephone network, internet service, computer systems, servers, utility providers, or software;
- Inability to send a text-message;
- Identity theft;
- Tampering, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries or computer data;
- Network hackers or other unauthorized access to VLR’s computer network;
- Data that is processed late or incorrectly or is incomplete or lost due to wireless network, telephone network, computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on wireless or telephone networks;
- Printing errors;
- Equipment malfunctions; and
- Late, misdirected, lost, misplaced, illegible, mutilated or postage-due entries.
Release of Liability and Indemnification:
As consideration for entering a Contest, all Participants agree to RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND COVENANT NOT TO SUE Vision Live Media Holding Inc., Vision Live Network Broadcasting LLC, Vision Live Radio, LLC, VLN Communications Corporation, Vision Operating Company, the other Contest Entities (as described above) and each of their respective direct and indirect affiliates, divisions, parent and subsidiary companies, officers, employees, disc-jockeys, on-air personalities, shareholders, representatives, managers, members, directors, owners, agents, insurers, attorneys, predecessors, successors, and assigns thereof (collectively, the Released Parties), from and against all claims, damages, charges, injuries, losses, proceedings, suits, actions (including but not limited to tort actions, product liability actions, wrongful death actions, warranty actions, breach of contract actions, privacy and defamation actions, misappropriation of likeness actions, identity theft, loss of consortium claims), expenses and attorney fees that they or anyone on their behalf (including but not limited to their heirs, representatives or next of kin) have or might have for any death, injury, damage or claimed injury or damage arising out of, involving or relating to their participation in the Contest, including, but not limited to, any claim that the act or omission complained of was caused in whole or in part by the strict liability or negligence in any form of the Released Parties.
The actual prizes and value of each prize will vary for each Contest. Descriptions of prizes will be announced for each Contest separately. No transfer, assignment or substitution of a prize is permitted, except VLR reserves the right to substitute a prize for an item of equal or greater value in the event an advertised prize is unavailable. Any difference between the actual value and the approximate retail value of any prize will not be awarded. No substitution or cash equivalent will be made.
MediaCo reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if the awarded prize in unavailable for any reason. If tickets to an event are awarded as a prize, MediaCo is not responsible for any cancellation or rescheduling of the event for any reason and has no obligation to reimburse, refund or otherwise substitute the tickets for another prize should the event not be rescheduled or vouchers not issued. Should travel be part of the prize, MediaCo is not responsible for cancellations or delays in travel accommodations and has no obligation to reimburse, refund or otherwise substitute any tickets awarded as a part of a travel prize due to such cancellations or delays.
The Participant prize-winner is solely responsible for determining and paying all federal, state and local taxes (including any sales taxes). Any person winning over $100 in prizes from VLR Holding Inc. during any one year period will receive an IRS Form 1099 at the end of the calendar year, and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.
Prize Forfeiture: Unless otherwise stated, winners shall have thirty (30) days from the date of selection to claim and pick up their prize. Failure to claim and pick up prize within this time for any reason will result in forfeiture of the prize. VLR reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to award unclaimed prizes to alternate contestants or not to award the unclaimed prizes.
Additional Costs: Any costs relating to the prizes are the sole responsibility of the winner.
By participating in this Contest, Participant irrevocably grants to VLR and any other Contest sponsors the perpetual right, without liability to any person or entity, to reproduce, adapt, transmit, distribute, communicate, make available or otherwise use any Submission, or any portion thereof, throughout the universe in any medium and in any manner, now or hereafter known, including, without limitation, if applicable, radio and television broadcasts, and cable and satellite transmissions, without payment of any compensation to Participant or any third party in connection with the Contest.
All participants agree to be bound by these General Rules. Non-compliance with any of these General Rules will result in disqualification and all privileges as a Participant will be immediately terminated. VLR, in its sole discretion, further reserves the right to disqualify any person for: (i) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest; (ii) gaining an unfair advantage in participating in the Contest; (iii) obtaining winner status using false, fraudulent or deceptive means; or (iv) engaging in otherwise unsportsmanlike, disruptive, annoying, harassing, or threatening behavior.
Rules Changes and Interpretations:
VLR reserves the right in its sole discretion to supplement or make changes to these General Rules as well as the rules of any contest at any time without notice. VLR reserves the right in its sole discretion to interpret the rules of any contest, and such interpretation shall be binding upon all participants.
General Rules / List of Winners:
Copies of these General Rules (as well as any Specific Contest Rules) may be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to: VLN Official Contest General Contest Rules (or the Specific Contest Rules), These General Rules may also be found at www.visionliveradio.com.
For a list of any Contest winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: VLN [insert specific contest name] “Winners List”,