Contest Terms and Conditions

  1. Entrants must send entries as required in the contest announcement in order to be eligible. Entries received after the deadline set forth in the contest announcement are ineligible, null and void. PETA will not be responsible for and will not consider incomplete or incorrect entries. PETA is not responsible for entries that are sent but not received by PETA for any reason.
  2. All winners will be notified via e-mail. Unless specified otherwise, if the winner does not respond to the notification within five (5) business days, another winner will be chosen. Failure to respond within the stated timeframe shall mean that the winner forfeits the prize.
  3. Only one entry per e-mail address will be considered for contest entry, unless multiple entries are specifically allowed in the contest announcement.
  4. All photos, drawings, text and any other content or information (collectively and severally, “Materials”) submitted by you to PETA shall become the sole and exclusive property of PETA, and PETA shall have no obligation to preserve, return or otherwise make available to you or others any Materials.PETA may use, reproduce, edit, display, transmit, prepare derivative works of, modify, publish and otherwise make use of Materials in any and all media, whether now known or hereinafter created, throughout the world and for any purpose, without compensation to you of any kind.
  5. By submitting Materials to PETA, you represent and warrant that the Materials do not infringe any copyright, trademark, property rights, rights of privacy or publicity of any person, or any other right of any third party and that you have the full and unrestricted right to transfer the Materials to PETA free and clear of any claims or encumbrances.
  6. You acknowledge and agree that PETA shall have no obligation to post, display or otherwise make publicly available any Materials submitted by you.
  7. You acknowledge and agree that Materials submitted by you may be made available by PETA for viewing, rating, reviewing and commenting by the public. You acknowledge that comments or ratings that you disagree with or are unhappy about may be published or otherwise become associated with Materials that you submit to PETA. By submitting Materials to PETA, you waive any privacy expectations that you may have with respect to the Materials submitted by you to PETA.
  8. You agree to hold PETA and its officers, directors, employees, agents, successors and assigns harmless from and against—hereby waive any right to pursue—any claims of any nature arising in connection with PETA’s use of the Materials submitted by you to PETA and used in any manner in PETA’s sole and absolute discretion.
  9. Contests involving evaluations of Materials submitted as part of the contest will be judged entirely in the sole and absolute discretion of PETA. Decisions by PETA are final.
  10. All entrants and winners must be at least 18 years of age, unless otherwise stated or posted.
  11. Winners may not request substitutions of prize winnings. All winners are solely responsible for any and all taxes and/or fees as well as all additional costs that may be incurred.
  12. Neither PETA nor its sponsors, officers, directors, employees, volunteers, agents, successors or assigns may be held liable for any warranty, costs, damage, injury or any other claims incurred as a result of the usage of a prize by any winner. PETA is not liable for any loss arising out of or in connection with any contest promoted by PETA.
  13. If the specified prize becomes unavailable for any reason, PETA in its sole and absolute discretion may substitute a prize of like or equal value.
  14. A contest is null and void in any jurisdiction where prohibited by law.
  15. PETA reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to terminate any contest at any time without prior notice.
  16. PETA reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to alter any contest details or terms and these Contest Rules at any time.
  17. By entering a contest, you conclusively are deemed to have agreed to be bound by these contest rules, terms and conditions as well as by any rules specific to such contest. This is an irrevocable condition of entry.
  18. The following criteria apply:
    • In contests in which winners are selected at random, the odds of winning depend upon the number of entries received and cannot be determined in advance.
    • In contests in which winners are selected based upon skill or accomplishments, winners will be chosen by PETA on the merits of each entry, in PETA’s sole and absolute discretion.
    • In contests in which winners are selected on the basis of being the nthperson to complete a stated action, the winner shall be that person provided he or she validly completes the action, validity being determined in PETA’s sole and absolute discretion.
    • In contests and polls in which PETA solicits votes from the public to help determine the winner, while the results of such polls may be a considered factor in determining the winner, the winner will ultimately be selected by PETA in its sole and absolute discretion.
  19. No purchase or payment of any consideration is necessary to enter the contest.
  20. Except in the case of contests in which winners are selected as outlined in clause 18(c), each contest will state a deadline for entry and the date when the winner(s) will be announced. Winners of contests run in accordance with clause 18(c) will be announced the day the action is completed. A list of winner(s) may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped (first-class postage) envelope to PETA and requesting the list.
  21. PETA reserves the right to condition the award of prizes upon the execution by the winner(s) of a publicity release. Notwithstanding this reserved right, entry is conclusively deemed to be permission by the entrant to use the entrant’s name (without compensation to the entrant) if the entrant is a winner, to publicise the contest and otherwise, as determined by PETA, unless prohibited by law.
  22. PETA reserves the right to require the winner to execute an affidavit of eligibility as a sworn document and provide other proof of eligibility as a condition of receipt of the prize or award.