TigerChef Recipe Contest Terms & Conditions
THE TIGERCHEF.COM RECIPE CONTEST IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 U.S. STATES, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. YOU MUST BE 18 OR OLDER TO SUBMIT A RECIPE. YOU MUST BE A PROFESSIONAL CHEF TO SUBMIT A RECIPE. SEE BELOW FOR FURTHER RESTRICTIONS.
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Terms and Conditions:
Submit your favorite recipe along with an image to https://www.tigerchef.com/recipe_contest.php. Once you submit your recipe, you will automatically be entered for a chance to win $500 to TigerChef.com. Our panel of judges will choose the winner. Submissions will be accepted between August 27, 2012, and midnight on October 8, 2012.
Binding Agreement: In order to enter the Contest, you must agree to the rules listed on this page ("TigerChef Recipe Contest Terms & Conditions"). Because these Rules form a legally binding agreement with respect to this Contest, please read them carefully. If you do not agree to the Rules, you are not eligible to participate in the Contest or to win any of the prizes. You agree that registration for this Contest and/or a submission of an entry in the Contest constitutes your agreement to these Rules.
Eligibility: The Contest is open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. states, and the District of Columbia. You must be 18 or older to submit a recipe. Only one entry per person. Employees of TigerChef.com and its affiliates, as well as their immediate families, are not eligible to win any Contest prizes.
Recipe Content: Entries may not include any: (a) copyrighted works without permission of the copyright owner, (b) false or defamatory statements about any person or any third party; (c) third party trademarks that suggest affiliation with any trademark owner without permission of such owner or that dilute the value of any trademark; (d) profanity, nudity, depictions of violence, threatening language, inappropriate, indecent, harmful, discriminatory, or obscene content as determined by TigerChef.com, in its sole and absolute discretion; or (e) depiction of an act which is dangerous or suggests any person to undertake a dangerous activity. All Entries must be in keeping with TigerChef.com’s image, as determined by TigerChef.com in its sole and absolute discretion. TigerChef.com shall have the right, but no obligation, to review the Entries for compliance with these entry requirements. At the judges' discretion, entries including unsuitable content or that are in, or alleged to be in, violation of third party rights (including, but not limited to, copyrights) will be disqualified. TigerChef.com retains sole discretion as to what constitutes unsuitable content and will not be liable in any way for disqualified entries. By submitting an Entry, you agree that your disclosure is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction, and will not place TigerChef.com under any obligation, that TigerChef.com and others are free to disclose the ideas contained therein on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas without any additional compensation to you. You acknowledge that, by acceptance of your submission, TigerChef.com does not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to TigerChef.com, or developed by its employees, or obtained from sources other than you.
Selection of Winner: Decisions of the judges are final and binding. In the event there are not enough eligible entries, not all prizes will be awarded. If a winner is not able for whatever reason to accept his or her prize, then TigerChef.com reserves the right to award the prize to another entrant.
Media Activity: By participating in this Contest, you agree and hereby grant TigerChef.com permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and publicly display your Contest submissions for any purpose, such as, but not limited to, press and media communications, without any compensation or attribution to you. You also agree to participate in any media or promotional activity regarding the Contest. If you are a prize winner, you agree that TigerChef.com may use your name and likeness to administer and promote the Contest and to conduct media interviews and promotional events.
General Conditions: This Contest is governed by the laws of New York, United States. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Contest is void where prohibited. By participating in this Contest, you agree to be bound by the terms of these Rules and by TigerChef.com's decisions, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Contest. Return of any prize/prize notification may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Any potential winner who cannot be contacted within five (5) business days of attempted first notification will forfeit his or her prize. Potential prize winners will be required to sign, notarize, and return an affidavit or declaration of eligibility, a liability/publicity release, an I.R.S. Form W-9, within five (5) business days and provide any additional information that may be required by TigerChef.com. Failure to comply within this time period may result in disqualification and selection of an alternate winner. Prize winners are responsible for any taxes in connection with such prizes. TigerChef.com is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the prizes. Each entrant agrees not to participate in the Contest in any manner that might violate applicable law in any countries in the world.
No Recourse to Judicial or Other Procedures: To the extent permitted by law, the rights to litigate, to seek injunctive relief, or to any other recourse to judicial or any other procedure in case of disputes or claims resulting from or in connection with this Contest are hereby excluded, and you expressly waive any and all such rights. By entering you agree, and by accepting a prize you agree, that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, participant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of TigerChef.com in connection with the Contest, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOU INDEMNIFY AND AGREE TO KEEP INDEMNIFIED TIGERCHEF.COM AT ALL TIMES FROM AND AGAINST ANY LIABILITY, ACTIONS, CLAIMS, DEMANDS, LOSSES, DAMAGES, COSTS AND EXPENSES FOR OR IN RESPECT OF WHICH TIGERCHEF.COM WILL OR MAY BECOME LIABLE BY REASON OF OR RELATED OR INCIDENTAL TO ANY ACT, DEFAULT OR OMISSION BY YOU UNDER THESE RULES INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION RESULTING FROM OR IN RELATION TO ANY BREACH, NON-OBSERVANCE, ACT OR OMISSION WHETHER NEGLIGENT OR OTHERWISE, PURSUANT TO THESE RULES BY YOU. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, YOU AGREE TO HOLD TIGERCHEF.COM AND ITS AFFILIATES, AS WELL AS THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES AND ASSIGNS HARMLESS FOR ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE CAUSED OR CLAIMED TO BE CAUSED BY PARTICIPATION IN THE CONTEST AND/OR USE OR ACCEPTANCE OF ANY PRIZE WON. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY PARTICIPANT IN THE CONTEST BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN AWARDS FOR, AND YOU HEREBY WAIVE ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, AND ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN FOR ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS. IN ANY EVENT, YOU AGREE THAT TIGERCHEF.COM’S MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU IN CONNECTION WITH THIS CONTEST SHALL UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES EXCEED FIFTY DOLLARS ($50.00).
Intellectual Property: By registering for the Contest and/or submitting an entry you agree explicitly that all components of your content and related materials are indeed original creations. Any intellectual property infringement, misuse or plagiarism of another’s work in any form or state will result in immediate disqualification and forfeiture of eligibility to receive all awards, recognition and prizes. You also agree to allow TigerChef.com to make public statements regarding any disqualifications and any grounds for disqualification. All intellectual property and industrial property rights in any entries that belonged to the Entrants will remain with the Entrants, but the submissions will otherwise become the property of TigerChef.com, and will not be returned after the Contest. You grant TigerChef.com permission to use, copy, modify, distribute, and publicly display your Contest submission for any purpose, including display on the TigerChef.com’s website, without any attribution or compensation to you.
Internet: TigerChef.com is not responsible for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission. TigerChef.com is not responsible for theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of Contest materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind. TigerChef.com is not responsible for inaccurate transmissions of or failure to display Contest materials on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or any combination thereof. If for any reason the Internet portion of the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, TigerChef.com reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest.
Severability: If any provision(s) of these Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect.
Winner List: The names of the winners will be posted on the Contest website TigerChef.com within two (2) weeks after the end of the Contest.
Additional Terms and Disclaimers: TigerChef.com reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or Website or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules. TigerChef.com reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or suspend this Contest, in its entirety, if the Contest cannot be operated as planned or should virus, bug, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or other causes beyond TigerChef.com’s control corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Contest. TigerChef.com is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the contest by any technical or human errors, which may occur in the processing of the entries in the Contest. TigerChef.com is not responsible for any typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of the Contest, including, but not limited to, errors in the printing or posting of the offer or Official Rules, the selection and announcement of any winner, or the distribution of any prize. TigerChef.com will not replace any lost or stolen prize items. TIGERCHEF.COM DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY FOR DAMAGE TO ANY COMPUTER SYSTEM RESULTING FROM ACCESS TO OR THE DOWNLOAD OF INFORMATION OR MATERIALS CONNECTED WITH THE CONTEST. TIGERCHEF.COM DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE CONDITION, FITNESS OR MERCHANTABILITY OF ANY OF THE PRIZES. EACH SUBMITTER AGREES TO EXECUTE ANY DOCUMENT CONTAINING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES.