“ONE DAY FOR CHANGE” VIDEO CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES

  1. Eligibility.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Only legal U.S. residents at least thirteen (13) years of age who reside in and who are physically located in the U.S. (excluding its territories and possessions) are eligible to enter the “One Day for Change” Video Contest (the "Contest").  Employees, agents or officers of Sony Music Entertainment (“Sponsor”), Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. or of any entity involved in the development, production, implementation and distribution of the Contest, including, but not limited to, YouTube, LLC, and any advertising or promotion agency, supplier of prizes for the Contest, parent company, service provider, subsidiary or affiliate of any such entity or any other entity directly associated with the Contest or any member of the immediate family of and/or person living in the same household as such persons, are ineligible to enter the Contest.

2. Entries.

To enter the Contest, log onto www.youtube.com and or and follow the directions to enter between 12:00 a.m. EDT on August 25, 2009 and 11:59:59 p.m. EDT on September 18, 2009 (“Contest Period”). In order to participate in this Contest, you are required to register at Youtube.com.  Entrant will be instructed to record a video describing his or her charity of choice and why that charity is deserving of the Grand Prize (“Video”). Entrant must be the only individual appearing in the Video.   Entrants will go to the official “One Day for Change” YouTube group at http://www.youtube.com/onedayforchange and upload their Videos. The official entrant shall be deemed that individual whose YouTube account corresponds with the individual who uploaded such entry. By entering the Contest, you hereby agree that participation in this Contest is subject to the YouTube standard terms and conditions found at http://www.youtube.com/t/terms  and privacy policy found at http://www.youtube.com/t/privacy. To the extent there is a conflict between these Official Rules and the YouTube standard terms and conditions, these Official Rules shall govern.

For purposes of these Official Rules, any Matisyahu song or portion thereof shall be defined as “Sponsor Content” and the entrant’s original elements collectively shall be referred to herein as the “Submission Materials”.  The public will have the opportunity to view the Videos.

Only one entry per person. If multiple entries are received for the same entrant, only the first entry submitted by that entrant will qualify for entry in the Contest and subsequent entries submitted by that entrant shall be disqualified. By entering, entrants agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges, YouTube and these Official Rules and to comply with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Sponsor and those working for Sponsor or on behalf of Sponsor, will not be responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, or postage due mail or e-mail, or for Internet, computer hardware and software, phone, and/or any other technical errors, malfunctions, and delays. Entries which are mutilated, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, forged, irregular in any way, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules are also void. In the event of a dispute concerning who submitted an e-mail entry, the entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized holder of the e-mail account on record for the YouTube account from which the entry is made. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person to whom an email address is assigned by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

In addition, the Submission Materials may not contain references which are obscene, crude or vulgar, gang identification, references to commercial products, license plate numbers, phone numbers, personal addresses (physical or email), Web site URLs, derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual or religious groups, references to illegal or inappropriate activity, behavior or conduct, or any other references that could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion.

3. Our Right to Use Your Work and Information About You.

Submission Materials become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

With the exception of any Sponsor Content:
(i) you represent and warrant that: (A) all contents of Submission Materials are wholly original, have been created entirely by entrant, have not been taken in whole or in part from any source other than entrant and do not incorporate or include anything that is owned by any third party or would require the consent of any third party; (B) you own and/or control 100% of all right, title and interest in and to the Submission Materials, as well as all elements contained therein; (C) the Submission Materials do not and shall not violate any law or the copyright, trademark, publicity right, privacy right, or any other right of any third party; (D) the Submission Materials, or any part thereof, have not been commercially released; and (E) you have the written consent, release and/or permission of each and every participant in the Submission Material to participate in the Submission Materials as contemplated by these Official Rules; and

(ii) you agree that the Submission Materials shall be a "work made for hire," with all rights therein, including, without limitation, the exclusive copyright, being the property of Sponsor.  In the event the Submission Materials are considered not to be a "work made for hire," you irrevocably assign to Sponsor all right, title, and interest in your entry (including, without limitation, the copyright) in any and all media whether now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, anywhere in the world, with the right to make any and all uses thereof, including, without limitation, for purposes of advertising or trade.

You hereby hold Sponsor and YouTube harmless from and against any third party claim arising from use of the Submission Materials. You waive any right to privacy. You waive any right to inspect or approve uses of the Submission Materials or to be compensated for any such uses. You hereby represent and warrant that you are at least 13 years of age and that you have read these Official Rules and are fully familiar with its contents.

By providing Submission Materials in connection with this Contest, you grant to Sponsor, its affiliated companies, and YouTube the right, except where prohibited by law, to use your name, likeness, picture, address (city and state), e-mail address, voice, biographical information, Submission Materials, entry form information and written and oral statements, for advertising and promotional purposes in promoting or publicizing the Submission Materials, Sponsor, Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc.,  YouTube and 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 your name, picture, likeness, address (city and state), e-mail address, biographical information, or entry. The rights granted under this paragraph shall extend to Sponsor, Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. and their respective affiliated companies 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. Sponsor, Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. and/or YouTube are under no obligation to use the Submission Materials for any purpose.

4. Selection of Winner / Prizes.

Valid entries received during the Contest Period will be scored by a team of judges at the Sponsor’s offices on the basis of the following criteria: creativity (25%), originality (25%) and sensibilities representative with the “One Day for Change” movement (50%).  The Grand Prize Winner shall be the individual with the overall highest score. In the event of a tie, the Grand Prize Winner in a given shall be the entry which receives the highest score on originality.  One Grand Prize Winner and three (3) Runner-Up Winners will be selected. 

The Grand Prize Winner will be selected by Matisyahu on our about September 26, 2009.  The decision of the judges shall be final and binding in all regards. Sponsor, Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc., and Matisyahu reserve the right to determine the eligibility of any charities before awarding the Grand Prize or any portion thereof.

One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive:

  • A Five Thousand Dollar ($5,000.00) donation to the charity of their choice, as set out in the Submission Materials, made in the name of Kenneth Cole and Matisyahu;
  • A Matisyahu-branded flip-cam; and
  • An autographed Matisyahu CD.

 

Three (3) Runner-Up Winners will each receive:

  • A Matisyahu-branded flip-cam; and
  • An autographed Matisyahu CD.

Winners must be thirteen (13) years old as of August 25, 2009. Prizes are non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. Prizes may not be sold, bartered or transferred. Prizes do not include any additional expenses, including, but not limited to, federal, state and local sales or other taxes and surcharges which are the responsibility of each winner.

Approximate combined retail value of all prizes is Five Thousand Eight Hundred Twenty Five Dollars ($5,825.00). The approximate retail value of the prizes represents Sponsor’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 approximate retail value, the difference will not be awarded in cash. 

Winners will be required to sign and return, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within three (3) calendar days of prize notification. If the winner rejects his/her prize or in the event of noncompliance with these Sweepstakes rules and requirements, such prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.

NOTE: BY WINNING THIS CONTEST THERE IS NO GUARANTEE THAT THE SUBMISSION MATERIALS WILL BE USED BY SPONSOR, YOUTUBE OR OTHERWISE.

By accepting the prizes, Winner releases and discharges Sponsor, Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc., YouTube, their respective affiliated companies and the respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies of each, and all their respective employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents from any liability or damage due in whole or in part to the award, acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize or from participation in this Contest.  Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a comparable prize of like or greater value for any prize, or to pay Winner a cash equivalent (the value of which shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion), for any reason.

If, for reasons beyond the control of Sponsor or YouTube (including, but not limited to, tampering or computer virus infection), the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned, Sponsor, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest, without liability. If a sufficient number of eligible entries (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) are not received by the end of the Contest period, Sponsor reserves the right not to award any or all prizes.  All taxes (including, but not limited to, income taxes) are the sole responsibility of Winner. All entrants agree to comply fully with each provision in these Official Rules. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Contest and any person who does not comply with these Official Rules, will be ineligible for any prize and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

5. Issues of Law.

All federal, state and local laws and regulations are applicable. THE NEW YORK COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE CONTEST AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL EXCLUSIVELY GOVERN THE CONTEST. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THOSE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMIT TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS. The Contest is void where restricted or prohibited by law.

6. Your Release of Sponsor From Any and All Liability.

Entrants agree that Sponsor, Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. and YouTube shall not be liable for losses or injuries of any kind resulting from: (i) acceptance/possession and/or use/misuse of prize(s), (ii) participation in the Contest, (iii) individual, joint or collective technical malfunctions of the telephone network and/or transmission line, computer on-line system, computer dating mechanism, computer equipment, hardware and/or software, or (iv) any delay or distortion of an entry resulting from data transmissions that are garbled, incomplete, misdirected, lost, mutilated, delayed, corrupted, mechanically duplicated, illegible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules. Entrants also agree that Sponsor, Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. and YouTube are not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to an entrant's or third person's computer related to or resulting from the Contest and/or its prizes. Sponsor and YouTube are not liable for damage to a user's computer system (including, without limitation, any server failure or lost, delayed or corrupted data or other malfunction) due, either directly or indirectly, to an entrant's participation in the Contest or downloading of information in connection with the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to modify or cancel the Contest in the event that any portion of any website used to administer any aspect of the Contest becomes technically corrupted.

7. How to Get More Information

(a) To obtain a list of the Winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “One Day for Change” Video Contest, Epic Records, Rm. 2200, 550 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022 by November 30, 2009.

Sponsor: The sponsor of this Contest is Sony Music Entertainment, 550 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022. Questions regarding the Contest can be directed by mail to “One Day for Change” Video Contest, Epic Records, Rm. 2200, 550 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022.

(b) Copies of these Official Rules may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to “One Day for Change” Video Contest Official Rules, Epic Records, 550 Madison Avenue, Rm. 2200, New York, NY 10022. (VT residents may omit return postage.) Requests for Official Rules must be received by September 15, 2009.

All times and dates in these Official Rules are Eastern Daylight Time.

 

The “One Day for Change Twitter® Giveaway” Sweepstakes

Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL, AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS APPLY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. 
Sweepstakes may only be entered in or from the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (excluding its possessions and territories). Entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. This Sweepstakes is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States.  You are not authorized to participate in the Sweepstakes if you are not located within the 50 United States or the District of Columbia.
1. Eligibility. Participation open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia (excluding its territories and possessions), who are thirteen (13) years of age or older as of the date of entry.  Void outside of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, and where prohibited, taxed or restricted by law. Employees, officers & directors of Sony Music Entertainment (“Sponsor”), Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. and their respective 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. How to Enter.  The Sweepstakes will begin on August 25, 2009 at 12:00 a.m. EDT and will end on September 18, 2009 at 11:59:59 p.m. EDT (“Sweepstakes Period”).  To enter the Sweepstakes, go to www.twitter.com and include the hash tag “#onedaychange.net” in a tweet. Tweet as the hash tag as often as you like. You must be a member of Twitter website to enter. You can become a member of the Twitter website by going to https://twitter.com/signupand providing your full name and email address and create a username and password.

Enter as often as you wish. No automated entry devices and/or programs permitted. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, illegible, stolen, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, misdirected, technically corrupted or garbled entries, which will be disqualified. Only fully completed entry forms are eligible. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.

  • Prizes

 

Daily Prizes

    • Twenty-five (25) daily prize winners will each receive one (1) autographed Matisyahu CD

 

Grand Prize

    • One (1) grand prize winner will receive a Matisyahu branded flip-cam.

 

If a winner is younger than eighteen (18) years of age as of August 21, 2009, then such individual’s parent or legal guardian must provide written permission allowing the individual to accept the prize. No substitutions or cash redemptions. Prizes may not be sold, bartered or transferred. Winner is responsible for any additional expenses relating to acceptance of the prize, including, but not limited to, any applicable federal or state taxes.

Approximate combined retail value of all prizes is Six Hundred Dollars ($600.00). The approximate retail value of the prizes represents Sponsor’s good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed.

The winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within five (5) calendar days of prize notification. If the winner rejects his/her prize or in the event of noncompliance with these Sweepstakes rules and requirements, such prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.
4. Random Drawing/Odds.
Daily Winners
Daily winners will be selected in daily random drawings at Sponsor’s offices beginning August 26, 2009, for the previous calendar day. Valid entrants who tweeted the hashtag on a given day between 12:00 a.m. EDT and 11:59:59 p.m. EDT will be entered into such day’s daily random drawing.
Grand Prize Winner
Grand Prize Winner will be selected in a random drawing at Sponsor’s offices one or about September 21, 2009.
The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Winners will be notified through their Twitter accounts, and if a winner cannot be contacted within three (3) calendar days of first notification attempt, the prize will be forfeited and an alternative winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.  
5. Conditions. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winner. Participation in this Sweepstakes and acceptance of prize constitutes winner’s permission for Sponsor to use his/her name, address (city and state), likeness, photograph, picture, portrait, voice, biographical information and/or any statements made by winners regarding the Sweepstakes, Sponsor and/or Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. for advertising and promotional purposes without notice or additional compensation, except where prohibited by law. By participating, entrants, winner, and winner’s travel companion agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. and their respective advertising and promotion agencies and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors, from any and all liability, for loss, harm, damage, injury, cost or expense whatsoever including without limitation, property damage, personal injury and/or death which may occur in connection with, preparation for, travel to, or participation in Sweepstakes, or possession, acceptance and/or use or misuse of prize or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity and for any claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy and merchandise delivery. Sponsor is not responsible if the Sweepstakes 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. Entrants who do not comply with these Official Rules, or attempt to interfere with this Sweepstakes in any way shall be disqualified. There is no purchase or sales presentation required to participate. A purchase does not increase odds of winning.  

6. Additional Terms.  In the 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 the 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.  Any other attempted form of entry is prohibited; no automatic, programmed, robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. Sponsor, Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc., their respective affiliates, partners and promotion and advertising agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware, software, telephone or other communications malfunctions, errors or failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, web site, 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 Sweepstakes, including any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in this Sweepstakes.

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, extend or suspend this Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Sponsor will select the winner(s) from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds, in their sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or web site.  Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes or winning a prize if, in their sole discretion, they determine that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor’s representatives.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

7.  Use of Data.  Sponsor may collect personal data about entrants in accordance with its privacy policy. Please review the Sony Music Entertainment privacy policy at www.sonymusic.com/privacypolicy.html. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy. 

8. Winner Identification. To obtain a list of winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope by November 15, 2009 to: Epic Records, Rm. 2200, 550 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10022, Attention: “One Day for Change Matisyahu Twitter® Giveaway” Sweepstakes Winner’s Name.

9. Sponsor.  Sony Music Entertainment, 550 Madison Avenue, New York, New York 10022.