OFFICIAL COMPETITION RULES
HED KANDI PRESENT “HED KANDI DEEP HOUSE DJ MIX COMPETITION” COMPETITION
These “Official Competition Rules” govern your participation in the Ministry of Sound Recordings Limited trading as HED KANDI (“HK”) “Hed Kandi Deep House DJ Mix Competition” (the “Competition”). Participation in the Competition by uploading your own deep house mix on your personal SoundCloud.com profile page (as per the instructions below) constitutes your full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Competition Rules. It is important that you read and understand them.
1. Who Is Eligible?
The competition is open in the UK and Eire only. Only persons who are at least eighteen (18) years old are eligible to enter the Competition. Any person who is an employee of HK or an immediate family member of an employee of HK or any other person who is directly connected with HK, being any advertising promotion agency or supplier of prizes for the Competition, shall be ineligible to enter.
2. How To Enter.
(a) HK are offering you the chance to play an exclusive thirty (30) minutes DJ set at the HK event to take place on 8 June 2013 at 1 Marylebone, London, United Kingdom (the “Event”). To enter the Competition go on the following websites: www.hedkandi.com or http://bit.ly/HKDeepHouseDJ (the “Competition Pages”) and follow the directions to enter between 12:00 pm. GMT on April 10, 2013, and 23:59 pm GMT May 10,2013 (the “Closing Date”). You are responsible for all internet and all other costs incurred by you in submitting your entry to the Competition.
(b) In order to participate in the Competition, you must:
- upload on your Soundcloud profile page a deep house mix of minimum thirty (30) minutes (the “Entry”) and tag HK on such Entry. Entries must be the authors’ original work and not previously published. You will retain copyright in your Entry.
- have a background of playing live in venues;
- be able to mix seamlessly using either vinyls or CDs (Serato or Tracktor are allowed only without using the sync’d beat locking – no iPods, iPads or Midi mixers allowed).
- if chosen to be the Winner, as defined below, be available to:
- attend at your own expenses at the Ministry of Sound Club in London on dates to be agreed with the HK representatives, to be subject to HK’s judges vetting process to test your live DJ skills; and
- be available to attend at the Event.
(c) You may enter the Competition only once. By entering, you agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges appointed at HK’s discretion. HK shall not take any responsibility for any entries which are illegible, misdirected, lost for technical or other reasons or received after the Closing Date.
3. Your Warranties:
You warrant that:
(a) you have the right to enter into this agreement and you are 18 years old or above;
(b) you confirm that HK shall have the right to use your name and likeness in connection with the promotion of the Competition.
(c) you shall fully and effectually indemnify HK in respect of any breach of your warranties, obligations or representations made herein together with HK’s reasonable legal costs;
4. Judging; Prizes.
(a) After the Closing Date closes, HK or its representatives will pick one (1) Winner at their own discretion (the “Winner”).
- The chance to play a thirty (30) minutes opening DJ sets at the Event;
- VIP access and treatment for refreshments at the Event;
- Train travel to/from London by train to attend the Event;
- Accommodation in London for the night of the Event.
(c) The Winner will be selected during the week commencing on the 9 May 2013. HK (or its representatives’) decision shall be final and binding in all regards and no correspondence shall be entered into.
(d) The Winner will be notified via email no later than 16 May 2013. If a Winner cannot be contacted within ten (10) calendar days of first notification attempt, or in the event that the original Winner transpires to have breached these Official Competition Rules, HK may select an alternative Winner. The name of Winner will be available on request.
(e) It is a condition of the Winner being entitled to the Prize(s) that the HK judges will consider his DJ skills sufficient to play a live set at the Event.
(f) Prize(s) are non-transferable. HK does not make any warranty about the Prize(s) and there are no substitutions or cash redemptions for the Prize(s). HK further reserves the right to substitute the Prize(s) at any time.
(g) If, for reasons beyond the control of HK (including, but not limited to, tampering or computer virus infection or rights issues), the Competition is not capable of running as originally planned, HK at their sole discretion, reserve the right to cancel or modify the Competition, without liability. If a sufficient number of eligible entries (as determined by HK in its sole discretion) are not received by the Closing Date, HK reserves the right not to award any or all the Prizes. All taxes levied on any Prize awarded in the Competition (including, but not limited to, income taxes) are the sole responsibility of the Winner. All entrants agree to comply fully with each provision in these Official Competition Rules. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Competition and any person who does not comply with these Official Competition Rules, will be ineligible for any Prize and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. No cash alternative to the Prize(s) is available to the Winner. If the Winner of the Prize(s) cannot be traced after reasonable efforts having been made by HK then HK may dispose of the Prize(s) as it thinks fit without any liability to the Winner for having done so.
5. Your Release of HK from Any and All Liability.
HK shall not be liable for losses or injuries of any kind resulting from: (i) acceptance/possession and/or use/misuse of Prize(s)/loss or damage to Prize(s) during delivery to the Winner, (ii) participation in the Competition, (iii) individual, joint or collective technical malfunctions of the telephone network and/or transmission line, internet connections, 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 Competition Rules. HK shall not be liable for damage to your computer (including, without limitation, any server failure or lost, delayed or corrupted data or other malfunction) due, either directly or indirectly, to your participation in the Competition or downloading of information in connection with the Competition. HK reserves the right to modify or cancel the Competition in the event that any portion of any website used to administer any aspect of the Competition becomes technically corrupted (v) the Winner shall be solely responsible for having a document valid for travel and any necessary visas and vaccinations. (vi) the Winner shall be solely responsible for their own travel insurance. (vii) the Winner may be required to provide a valid ID prior to using all or part of the Prize(s) (viii) the Winner shall be solely responsible for his travel and accommodation expenses to attend the rehearsal at the Ministry of Sound Club in London.
These terms and conditions are governed by English law and the parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
7. How to Get More Information.
For the name of the Winner, please visit the Competition Pages. Copies of these Official Competition Rules may be obtained by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests for Official Competition Rules must be received by November 13, 2011.
Questions regarding the Competition can be directed by email to: email@example.com.