Competition Terms and Conditions

TheWeddingVine.com's Competition Terms & Conditions

1. Participant Agreement

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

This prize draw (the "Contest") is run by THEWEDDINGVINE.COM LIMITED (the "Promoter", "we" or "us"), registered address c/o Alexander & Co, 17 St Ann’s Square, Manchester, M7 2PW who operates the website ”www.theweddingvine.com” (the "Website" or “TheWeddingVine.com”). 

This Participant Agreement ("Agreement") governs the use of the TheWeddingVine.com website and contests made available through the site (collectively, the "site" or “website”). Anyone accessing the site agrees to abide by this Agreement and by the Rules of any contest in which they participate. Those Rules appear under Rules page and are incorporated herein by reference.

TheWeddingVine.com may modify this Agreement or the Rules at any time, and such modification shall be effective immediately upon posting on the site or notification by email. Your continued access or use of the site after the modifications have become effective shall be deemed your conclusive acceptance of the modified Agreement or Rules.

TheWeddingVine.com is not a partner, authorised agent, subsidiary of Marriott Hotels Inc, and has no authority to act on their behalf.  

TheWeddingVine.com is not a partner, authorised agent, subsidiary of Mark Skeet Photography, and has no authority to act on their behalf. 

2. General

The Contests are for entertainment purposes only. The site is limited to personal and non-commercial use. This Participant Agreement is subject to changes by TheWeddingVine.com without prior notice. TheWeddingVine.com reserves the right to cancel the Contests at any time, without prior notice, for any reason.

Where this is a discrepancy between these Terms and Conditions, the general terms and conditions of the website, then these terms and conditions will take precedent.

3. Eligibility

TheWeddingVine.com's free contests are open to all legal residents of the United Kingdom, who are at least 18 years old as of the date of entry into this Participant agreement. Employees of TheWeddingVine.com, and their respective advertising and promotion agencies, their parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, as well as members of their immediate families and households (including children, spouses and siblings and/or persons living in the same households as such persons, whether related or not) are not eligible for participation.

PARTICIPATION IN A CONTEST FOR WHICH YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE WILL PLACE YOU IN BREACH OF THIS AGREEMENT AND THE APPLICABLE RULES AND RESULT IN THE FORFEITURE OF ANY PRIZE OR AWARD EARNED.

4. Registration

Registration for the Contest is an online process through the website.  In order to register and participate, we may collect personal information from you, and this will be handled in line with our privacy policy.  By registering to participate in TheWeddingVine.com's competition, you agree that any and all information you supply in the registration process is current, truthful and complete. For questions regarding this Agreement or the Rules for any contest, contact us at competition@theweddingvine.com

5. License

The contents of the TheWeddingVine.com site, including its "look and feel" (e.g. text, graphics, images, logos and button icons), editorial content, notices, software (including HTML-based computer programs) and other material, are protected under both UK and International and foreign copyright, trademark and other laws. These contents belong or are licensed to TheWeddingVine.com. We hereby grant you the right to view and use the site subject to this Agreement and our standard Terms and Conditions.

By entering the Competition, you agree to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error in the Rules or the Competition itself and agree to be bound by these Rules and by all decisions of TheWeddingVine.com, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these rules may result in disqualification from this Competition. In the event of any unanticipated occurrence that was not fully addressed by the Rules, TheWeddingVine.com may modify the Rules to address such occurrence. We hereby disclaim any warranty that the information on this site will be free of interruption or that the site is free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. TheWeddingVine.com is not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical or computer failures of any kind, inaccurate transcription of entry information, errors in any promotional or marketing materials, errors in these rules, any human or electronic error, including but not limited to, the administration of this Competition, or for entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed by computer transmissions, lost, late or damaged.

CONTEST DISCLAIMER: The winner of each contest will be through selecting an entry at random.  Once finalized by TheWeddingVine.com, the decision is final and are not subject to appeals.

Details of the winning Entry can be requested by writing to TheWeddingVine.com Limited referring to the name of this Competition at the Promoter's address set out above after the closing date of this Competition. 

In the event this disclaimer is held not to be enforceable or is otherwise invalidated, the maximum liability of TheWeddingVine.com, its subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, officers, directors and agents to any contestant shall be the value of the winning prize.

6. Site Performance

TheWeddingVine.com is not liable for any delay or failure of the site or the Competition to perform. There is no guarantee that Participants will be able to access the site whenever and wherever desired. There may be extended periods of time when you cannot access the site for various reasons, many beyond our control. No corrections or adjustments will be made for votes affected by the site's operation or downtime. The Competition will not recognize entries the site did not process.

In the event this disclaimer is held not to be enforceable or is otherwise invalidated, the maximum liability of TheWeddingVine.com, its subsidiaries, affiliates, employees, officers, directors and agents to any contestant shall be the value of the winning prize.

7. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless TheWeddingVine.com, its officers, directors, employees, agents and affiliates from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising out of or relating to any violation of this Agreement or any other wrongful activity related to use of the site (including but not limited to infringement of third parties' worldwide intellectual property rights or negligent or wrongful conduct) by you or any other person accessing the site using your user name and password. Winners assume all liability for any injury or damages caused or claimed to be caused by his or her participation in the Contest and/or the acceptance and/or use of any prize, and release TheWeddingVine.com and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents and assigns and advertising and promotional agencies and their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively "Released Parties") from any such liability. Released Parties assume(s) no responsibility for any injury or damage to Participant's or to any other person's computer relating to or resulting from this Contest. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use winner's name, city, state, likeness and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion and publicity without additional compensation. Any attempt by a Participant or any other individual to deliberately damage any online service or website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest or the site is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, TheWeddingVine.com reserves the right to seek damages and/or other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

8. TheWeddingVine.com's Proprietary Right to Content

Winners of any phase of TheWeddingVine.com Contests waive all rights of privacy and publicity and expressly allow TheWeddingVine.com to publicize their names, picture and prizes as it sees fit.

By entering in the contest, you agree that TheWeddingVine.com may disclose your first name, last name, picture, and state these at any time during the course of, or after, the Contest, either on the site, or through email notification, at the discretion of TheWeddingVine.com, except where prohibited by law.

You hereby agree that any information transmitted to the site in connection with the Contest is not confidential and acknowledge that you have no expectation of privacy with respect to such information, subject to the terms of the site's Privacy Policy. By completing a registration, you hereby agree that any and all information that you supply in the registration process is current, truthful and complete. To the extent that any such information is not current, truthful and complete, you may be disqualified from the Contest. TheWeddingVine.com reserves the right to post your wedding proposal and TheWeddingVine.com Winners also agree to make available photographs in a format acceptable to TheWeddingVine.com and pertinent biographical information for such publicity. Any information posted to or on any area of the site, becomes the exclusive property of TheWeddingVine.com for use, reproduction or disclosure at TheWeddingVine.com's sole discretion.

11. Privacy

Our use and disclosure of your personal information is governed by our Privacy Statement, which is hereby incorporated by reference into this Agreement.

12. Electronic Communications

By registering for the Contest, you agree to receive Contest updates in the form of emails throughout, and subsequent to the Contest Term. By registering with us, you also agree to conduct business with us electronically and via the internet and to receive all required notices and disclosures in electronic format, including but not limited to email messages to an authorized email address that you have provided us. These email messages may contain the required notice or disclosure or may alert you to the availability of such a notice or disclosure on our website. We also reserve the right to effect delivery of notices or disclosures by posting to our site with no email transmission, to the extent permitted by applicable law. To access any of these notices or disclosures and to receive email messages, all you need is a valid email address, access to the internet and any generally available commercially available Web browser, such as Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator. If, at any time, you wish to withdraw your consent to the receipt of electronic communications, you may unsubscribe by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email we send you. We will regard such withdrawal as a termination of your registration with us and of your participation in any then-current or future contest. 

13. Assignability

You may not transfer any rights or obligations you may have under this Agreement. We reserve the right to transfer or to subcontract any right or obligation under this Agreement at our sole discretion without your consent.

14. Severability

If any term or provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, such term or provision shall not affect the Agreement's other terms or provisions, or the whole of this Agreement, but such term or provision shall be deemed modified to the extent deemed necessary to render such term or provision enforceable, and the rights and obligations of the Parties shall be construed and enforced accordingly, preserving to the fullest permissible extent the intent of the parties and the Agreement's purposes.

15. Links

While TheWeddingVine.com welcomes links to our site from other websites, we, in no way, operate, control or endorse linking sites and reserve the right to disallow any such link at any time in our sole discretion.

16. No Third Party Beneficiaries

A person who is not a party to this Agreement has no rights under this Agreement.

17. Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed and performed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales, whose courts shall be the courts of exclusive jurisdiction.

18. Specific Clauses for The Wedding Photography Package

These specific clauses are in addition to the clauses defined in 1 through 17 above.

The Wedding Photography Package is:

- A pre-wedding photoshoot

- A choice of image as a guest signing mount on the wedding day

- Up to 10 hours coverage on the day

- A 12x12" 20 page album in a choice of covers (design is average of 2 images per page)

The prize is courtesy of Mark Skeet Photography, which is a trading name of Breeze Creative Media Limited, registered at 27 Brian Crescent, Cross Gates, Leeds, LS15 7PL.

- You permit TheWeddingVine.com Limited to share information about you and your entry with Mark Skeet Photography, and agree that Mark Skeet Photography and TheWeddingVine.com can contact you in the future by email, postal mail or telephone as required.

- Your wedding must take place before 31st December 2011.

- Prize must be claimed within 60 days of the closing date

- There is no cash alternative, and the prize is non-transferable

- Weddings taking place more than a 75 mile distance from the registered office of Mark Skeet Photography will be charged at 40p per mile, and any other reasonable expenses incurred.  These expenses may include, but are not limited to, meals, parking, and hotel accommodation.

- Mark Skeet Photography provides a number of additional wedding photography packages. All normal upgrades are available for purchase.