ArcheAge® Holiday Hero Video Contest
Official Rules and Conditions

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE ANY TEAM’S CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.


The ArcheAge® Holiday Hero Contest (the “Contest”) is organized by Trion Worlds, Inc., who is identified in more detail in Provision 11 herein (the “Sponsor” or “Trion”).
1. DURATION. The Contest begins at 12:01 AM PDT, December 11, 2015 (the “Start Date”) and ends on 11:59 PM PDT, December 18, 2015 (the “Deadline”).
2. ENTRY. Trion is looking for a short-form video that highlights the “Holiday Hero” theme by demonstrating your Team’s holiday cheer. To create an entry, Team Members must:

• Assemble a team of 5 players (each a “Team Member”, collectively the “Team”).
• Create a short-form video depicting how your Team celebrates the holidays in ArcheAge (“Video”). The Video must depict all Team Members.
o If a Video contains imagery of an in-game ArcheAge location, such location shall be public or such location must be owned by one of the Team Members. Such entries shall require the submission of a screenshot depicting Team Member’s character name and the property details pane.
• Log on to the official ArcheAge Forum and view the thread created for this contest: http://forums.archeagegame.com/showthread.php?254382.
• Reply to the above forum thread and: (1) post a link to the video or embed the video, (2) list the ArcheAge usernames all Team Members, and (3)post the image of the screenshot proving ownership of non-public lands if such lands are depicted in the Video .
• No more than one (1) entry per Team, multiple entries shall be sufficient basis for immediate disqualification.

Technical:
• Each Team Member must have access to ArcheAge.
• The video must be captured using the video capture and editing tools of the Team’s choice and be no more than thirty (30) seconds in length.
• To take a screen shot in ArcheAge log into the game and hit CTRL+F12 to enter screenshot mode. F9 saves a screenshot, and F12 removes the UI. These options can be rebound in the Options menu.
o To demonstrate property ownership as required for Video entries depicting nonpublic ArcheAge locations, proof of ownership may be shown by using the F key at a farm scarecrow or house plaque.
o Screenshots showing proof of ownership must be raw, unaltered and with the UI disabled.
• The video must be uploaded to YouTube.
• Entries must comply with the YouTube Terms of Service (https://www.youtube.com/static?gl=US&template=terms) and Community Guidelines (https://www.youtube.com/t/community_guidelines).
• The video cannot have been submitted previously in a promotion of any kind or exhibited or displayed publicly through any means.

Content:
• The video must not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;
• The video must not disparage Sponsor, or any other person or party affiliated with the promotion and administration of this Contest;
• The video must not contain brand names or trademarks other than those of the ArcheAge universe;
• The video must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous;
• The video must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and
• The video must not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where the video is created.

Videos that comply with the above guidelines will be referred to as “Entries.” Entries that do not conform to these Official Rules and Conditions will not be accepted.

Entries generated by any means that violate Trion’s Terms of Use or Trion’s Privacy Policy are void. Uploading an Entry constitutes each Team Member’s consent to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such Entry in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes, except where prohibited by law. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, stolen, damaged, incomplete, invalid, un-intelligible, garbled, delayed or misdirected Entries; all of which will be void.

By submitting an Entry, Team Members accept and agree to be bound by these Official Rules and Conditions, and consent to Trion’s Privacy Policy (http://www.trionworlds.com/en/legal/privacy-policy) and Terms of Use (http://www.trionworlds.com/en/legal/terms-of-use).

3. ELIGIBILITY.

A. To be eligible to enter the Contest, as of the time a Team submits their Entry, each Team Member must:

1. Be at least 18 years of age. If a Team Member is a minor in their jurisdiction, they must enter the Contest only with their legal guardian’s approval and they must provide written approval of their participation, and consent to these Official Rules and Conditions by their legal guardian, upon request of Sponsor. (This written approval shall be provided within 14 days after the receipt of request by the Sponsor);

2. Have an active Trion Worlds account, an ArcheAge Forum account, Internet access, an email account and access to a personal computer;

3. Not have won a prize from Trion within the last twelve (12) months; and

4. Be a legal resident of: (i) one of the fifty United States (or the District of Columbia); or (ii) Canada (excluding Quebec); or (iii) the member countries of the European Union (excluding the Netherlands); (iv) Switzerland; (v) Australia; or (vi) New Zealand.

Canadian residents will be required to answer an additional mathematical question in order to claim their prizes.
B. Employees of the Sponsor and/or its subsidiaries, agents, or affiliates, and any family members and/or household members of these employees, are not eligible to enter the Contest.
4. SELECTION OF WINNERS.

A. Determination of Winning Teams. The Winning Teams will be determined as follows:

• Eligible Entries will be judged by Trion’s ArcheAge Team according to the criteria set forth below, and whose decisions are final and binding in all respects.
• Based on a 100 point scale, the ArcheAge Team shall award each Entry a number of points based upon the following 100 point scale: 0-50 points for creativity; 0-25 points for adherence to the “Holiday Hero” Theme; and 0-25 points for adherence to the contest guidelines.
• The Teams with the Entries receiving the Three (3) highest scores shall be awarded first, second, and third place, respectively (each a “Winning Team”, each Team Member of a Winning Team, a “Winner,” and collectively, the “Winners”).
• In the unlikely event of a tie, the Team whose Entry received the highest score in the Creativity category, as determined by the qualified judges in their sole discretion, will be deemed the applicable Winning Team.

B. Odds of Winning. ODDS OF WINNING A PRIZE ARE SUBJECT TO THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED.

C. Notification to Winners. The Winners will be notified by email (at the email addresses affiliated with the ArcheAge usernames affiliated with the Winning Entries). The Winners may also be announced on all ArcheAge media channels, including, without limitation, the ArcheAge website (http://www.archeagegame.com/en/), the ArcheAge Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/archeage), the ArcheAge Twitter page (https://twitter.com/ArcheAge), and the ArcheAge Community Forums (http://forums.archeagegame.com/).

D. Any and all decisions of the Sponsor’s representatives, including those of the judges, shall be final and binding in all respects.

5. PRIZES.

A. Description of Prizes.
a. Members of the Team whose entry is awarded first place shall receive(Estimated Total First Prize Value US$54.96):
i. Death Knight Warhorse and Death Knight Warhorse Armor (Valued at US$24.99)
ii. Death Knight Costume (Valued at US$19.99)
iii. Death Knight Two-Handed Weapon Fusion (Valued at US$4.99)
iv. Death Knight One-Handed Weapon Fusion (Valued at US$4.99)
v. Lucid Earth Lunagem: Celerity (Valued at US$0.00)
vi. 300 Loyalty Tokens (Valued at US$0.00)
b. Members of the Team whose entry is awarded second place shall receive (Estimated Total Second Prize Value US$29.97):
i. Death Knight Costume (Valued at US$19.99)
ii. Death Knight Two-Handed Weapon Fusion (Valued at US$4.99)
iii. Death Knight One-Handed Weapon Fusion (Valued at US$4.99)
iv. Lucid Earth Lunagem: Celerity (Valued at US$0.00)
v. 200 Loyalty Tokens (Valued at US$0.00)
c. Members of the Team whose entry is awarded third place shall receive (Estimated Total Third Prize Value US$19.99):
i. Death Knight Costume (Valued at US$19.99)
ii. 100 Loyalty Tokens (Valued at US$0.00)

B. Estimated Total Prize package value: US$524.60.
C. Winners will be contacted via email (at the email addresses affiliated with the ArcheAge usernames submitted with the Winning Team’s entry). Where none of the members of a Winning Team can be contacted, respond as directed within seven (7) days of attempted notification, accept the prize, or are eligible to claim the prize, such Winning Team’s prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate Winning Team. All prizes claimed in accordance with the Official Rules will be awarded.
D. The prizes will be awarded to the Winners within a commercially reasonable time frame. Trion shall determine, in its absolute and sole discretion, when such pre-commercial launch testing phase(s) are ready to be administered. Use of the prizes will require: (1) BROADBAND INTERNET CONNECTION (SOLD SEPARATELY), (2) TRION WORLDS ACCOUNT, (3) ACCESS TO A PERSONAL COMPUTER THAT MEETS OR EXCEEDS THE ARCHEAGE SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS, AND (4) ACCEPTANCE OF GAME LICENSE AND USAGE TERMS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TRION'S TERMS OF USE, PRIVACY POLICY AND ANY APPLICABLE ARCHEAGE EULA. All prizes are non-transferable, and no substitutions of the prizes for cash or other goods and services are permitted by the Winners. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Sponsor reserves the right to provide a substitute prize of approximately equal value for any reason.
E. All federal, state, local and or other applicable taxes, licenses, title and/or registration fees or others costs, associated with winning a prize are the sole responsibility of the Winners. The Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their directors, officers, employees, agents and assigns, shall not be responsible for any such taxes, fees and costs.

F. Winners may have their Entries and names posted on all ArcheAge media channels, including, without limitation, the ArcheAge website (http://www.archeagegame.com/en/), the ArcheAge Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/archeage), the ArcheAge Twitter page (https://twitter.com/ArcheAge), and the ArcheAge Community Forums (http://forums.archeagegame.com/). Except where legally prohibited, by participating in the Contest, the Winners hereby give Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies full permission, right and authority to use their likeness, photograph, name, hometown, and Entries, or any other information that they provide about themselves, the prize, the Contest, or ArcheAge, for the purposes of advertising and promotion (in any media, including but not limited to in print media, television, film, video, radio, internet or otherwise) related to the Contest, ArcheAge or the Sponsor, without any further notification or compensation to such Winners other than that set out herein. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Winners will be given an opportunity to decline inclusion in such advertising and promotions without affecting their eligibility to the prizes.

G. Winners may be required to complete and sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement, an Affidavit of Eligibility and, except where prohibited, Liability/Publicity Release, in the form provided by Sponsor, within seven (7) days of attempted notification in order to claim prizes. If a minor wins a prize, it will be awarded in the name of the minor's parent or legal guardian, who will also be responsible for signing any necessary releases, consents and affidavits.

H. Any prize details not specified herein shall be determined solely by the Sponsor.

6. GENERAL CONDITIONS.

A. Each Team Member represents and warrants that their Team Entry is:
1. Their own original work and that it does not violate any intellectual property rights or any other rights of any third party (including, without limitation, any privacy, publicity or publishing rights); and
2. Not libelous, obscene or otherwise contrary to law. Use of obscenities, racist, sexist, hateful or other material or depictions that, in Sponsor's sole judgment, are inappropriate or offensive will disqualify an Entry.
B. Each Team Member agrees to:

1. Be contacted by Sponsor or its agents by email; and

2. Sign any requested documentation set forth in Provision 5 herein (and have their parent or guardian sign such documentation where applicable or requested by Sponsor), including, without limitation an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release, in the event that such Team Member is a Winner.

B. Each Team Member waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.

C. Except where prohibited, each Team Member agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved under the laws of the State of California.

D. Neither Sponsor nor any of its affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their directors, officers, employees, agents and assigns, are responsible for lost, interrupted, or unavailable network server or other connections, miscommunications, failed telephone or computer transmissions, or technical failure, jumbled, scrambled or misdirected transmissions, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical or electronic or for phone, electrical, network, computer hardware or software program malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or for ISP/network/Web site accessibility or unavailability; any incorrect or inaccurate account information; any incorrect or inaccurate achievement information; human errors; technical malfunctions; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, accounts.

E. False, fraudulent or deceptive acts shall render the Team and/or Team Members ineligible.

F. Team Members found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Contest, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified along with their entire Team.

G. If disqualified for any tampering or abuses, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate each Team Member’s eligibility to participate in this Contest or any other Contest run by Sponsor.

H. In the event any portion of this Contest is compromised by virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupts, or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper participation in the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right at their sole discretion to suspend or terminate the Contest, and select Winning Teams from Teams whose Team Members’ accounts can collectively be determined by Sponsor to have not been compromised.

I. All of Sponsor's decisions regarding the application and interpretation of the Rules are final.

J. YouTube is not a sponsor of the Contest.

7. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY.

A. By entering this contest, each Team Member agrees that Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their directors, officers, employees, agents and assigns, shall not be liable for personal injuries, death, damages, expenses or costs or losses of any kind resulting from participation or inability to participate in this Contest or acceptance of or use or inability to use a prize or parts thereof including, without limitation, claims, suits, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, rights of publicity or privacy, defamation or portrayal in a false light (whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.

B. Each Team Member releases the Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies, and its directors, officers, employees, agents and assigns from any and all liability and responsibility with respect to a prize (including any property loss, damage, personal injury or death).

C. Each Team member releases YouTube from any and all liability related to the Contest.

D. For residents of the EU: The provisions of A and B of this Section do not apply to claims against Sponsor, its representatives and its vicarious agents for damages because of personal injury or death, and to claims for damages in case of intent or gross negligence by Sponsor, its representatives or vicarious agents. In such circumstances, the release will apply to the fullest extent permitted by law.

E. Each Team Member acknowledges that Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their directors, officers, employees, agents and assigns, have neither made nor are in any manner responsible for any warranty, representation or guarantee, expressed or implied, in fact or in law, related to a prize.

8. PRIVACY.

A. Information submitted in connection with the Contest in accordance with these Official Rules and Conditions and Sponsor’s Privacy Policy located at http://www.trionworlds.com/en/legal/privacy-policy.

B. Any personal data submitted in association with this Contest will be stored on a server in the United States of America. Entry into the Contest constitutes each Team Member’s acknowledgement to the storage of their personal data in the United States of America and its use there for the purposes of administering this Contest and associated processing (e.g., but not limited to back-up, archiving). This server is controlled by the Sponsor who is not a participant in the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Safe Harbor Framework. Each Team Member’s personal data will be stored on these servers and used for the purposes of administering this Contest.

C. By entering this Contest, each Team Member (or, on behalf of a minor Team Member, their parent or guardian) agrees that their personal information may be collected, used, by Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies, and each of their directors, officers, employees, agents and assigns, for the sole purpose of conducting, administering, and fulfilling the Contest, including, without limitation notifying such Team Member if their Team is chosen as a potential Winning Team and for prize delivery.

D. For Residents of France Only: Pursuant to French law pertaining to data collection and processing, each Team Member who is a resident of France has a right of access to, modification and withdrawal of their personal data. Such Team Members also have the right of opposition to the data collection, under certain circumstances. To exercise such right, such Team Member may write an e-mail to privacy@trionworlds.com. The data controller is Sponsor. The recipient of such Team Member’s personal data is the Sponsor. This data will be transferred outside the European Union.

E. For Residents of Germany Only: Pursuant to the German Federal Data Protection Act, each Team Member who is a resident of Germany has a right to information about the personal data stored about them, including its origin, recipient or categories of recipients of the data and the purpose of the storage. In addition, such Team Members have the right of correction and, in certain circumstances, to disabling and deletion of their data and, in certain circumstances, the right to object to the collection, processing and use of their personal data. To exercise such right, such Team Member may write to: privacy@trionworlds.com.

F. For Residents of United Kingdom Only: Team Members who are residents of the United Kingdom have the right to access, withdraw, and correct their personal data. Such Team Members may request such action by sending a message to privacy@trionworlds.com.

G. If allowed under applicable law, Team Members may exercise their right to access and modify the personal information about them stored by Sponsor by writing to privacy@trionworlds.com, and detailing their request.

9. WINNERS LIST. A list of Winners will be posted on the Official ArcheAge Forums no later than one (1) week after the Deadline. A list of Winners can also be obtained by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope to Trion Worlds, Inc., ATTN: ArcheAge Team, 1200 Bridge Parkway, Suite 201, Redwood City, CA 94065, USA. Do not send any other correspondence to this address.

10. SEVERABILITY. In the event any Provision of these Official Rules and Conditions prove unenforceable, void or incomplete, the validity of the other conditions will remain unaffected.

11. SPONSOR. This contest is sponsored by Trion Worlds, Inc., 1200 Bridge Parkway, Suite 201, Redwood City, CA 94065, USA.

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