PARADISE GALLERIES BEAUTIFUL BABY CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES

All contests managed by ParadiseGalleries.Com are bound by the terms of the Contest Rules.


*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

*PURCHASE WILL NOT ENHANCE ODDS OF WINNING

ELIGIBILITY

Participation in the "BEAUTIFUL BABY CONTEST" constitutes full and unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of, these PARADISE GALLERIES BEAUTIFUL BABY CONTEST Official Rules (the "Official Rules"):

  1. The Contest, owned and operated by The Paradise Galleries, Incorporated ("the Company") is open to legal residents of the United States who are: (a) eighteen (18) years of age or older; and (b) the parent or legal guardian (or a grandparent with consent from the parent or legal guardian) of a baby that is between 3 months and 18 months of age.
  2. The Photo Contest will commence at 12:00 AM PST on January 10, 2014 and close at 1 PM PST on February 25, 2014. The person submitting the photo will be considered the Contestant and will be the only person eligible to compete for the prize. In order to be eligible to win the prize, you must provide accurate and complete information.
  3. The following individuals are not permitted to join the Contest: Employees, directors and officers of: the Company, and its Parent Company, Charisma Brands, LLC., distribution agencies, web design agencies, advertising agencies, fulfillment agencies, as well as judging and Contest agencies involved in the administration, development, fulfillment and execution of this Contest and the immediate family members (defined as spouse, recognized partner, parent, child, sibling and spouse or "step" of each) and those living in the same households of each such individual. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

Once a photo submission has been accepted for entry into the contest, the contestant's name may be publically identified at the sole discretion of the Company.

GENERAL CONTEST RULES

HOW TO ENTER:

  1. Visit http://www.paradisegalleries.com/2014-beautiful-baby-contest.html to view the complete details and all advertisements about the Contest.
  2. Submit one (1) photograph, free of any photo copyright infringement, of your BABY that is between 3 months and 18 months of age.
  3. Write a short story consisting of 250 words or less stating what makes her/him the most beautiful baby.
  4. Send the photo (.jpg, .gif, or .png format and no larger than 5 MB in file size) and the 250 words text to beautifulbaby@paradisegalleries.com. All entries must be received no later than February 16th, 2014, 1:00 PM PST.
  5. Along with your submission, please indicate your Full Name, Address, Phone Number, Email Address and Full Name of the Baby and their age.

Once a photo and story are submitted to beautifulbaby@paradisegalleries.com , it is considered a final submission and may not be modified or edited, or replaced. Contestants may submit no more than one photo and story. Participation in this Contest is automatically deemed as acceptance of these Official Contest Rules. A Photo Submission must be an original photograph (digital or analog) taken by the Contestant.

Retouching of Photos: The submitted contest photograph cannot be retouched: nothing in the photographs (people, animals, scenery, objects, etc.) may be altered, removed, augmented or rearranged. Cropping is permitted, as is modest darkening or lightening of parts of the image.

Limit one (1) Entry per person, per email address and per household. Entries received from any person or email address or household in excess of the limitation will be void. All Entries become the sole property of the Company and will not be returned. Additional entries from the same household during the Contest Period will be disqualified.

REQUIREMENTS OF ENTRIES

Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject any photograph that: (1) is obscene or rude and sexually explicit; profane or pornographic; contains nudity; derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; (2) promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons; promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous; promotes any particular political agenda or message; (3) is offensive; endorse any form of hate or hate group; appears to duplicate any other submitted Entries; (4) misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies; (5) contains trademarks and logos, or trade dress owned by others, without permission; contains any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses or street addresses; (6) contains copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media), without permission; (7) contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, voices, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, celebrities and/or other public or private figures, living or dead, without permission; (8) contains look-alikes of celebrities or other public or private figures, living or dead; and (9) communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which we wish to associate; and/or violates any law.

By submitting your Entry, you agree that your Entry conforms to these Official Rules and that Company, in its sole discretion, may disqualify your Entry for any reason, including if it determines, in its sole discretion, that your Entry fails to conform to these Official Rules in any way or otherwise contains unacceptable content as determined by Company, in its sole discretion.

By submitting an Entry, Contestant hereby grants permission for the Entry to be posted on http://www.facebook.com/ParadiseGalleriesDolls, the Company’s website and for all uses of the Entry. Contestant agrees that Released Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Entry and reserve the right to take down any Entry at any time.

TIMELINE

Submit your photos: January 10, 2014 – February 16, 2014, 1:00 PM PST.

Paradise Galleries Photo Selection Team will choose the TOP 10 Semi-Finalists.

Tell your family and friends to please come back and vote on your babies photo: February 19, 2014.

The winner is notified via email or phone call and announced and displayed on the Paradise Galleries Facebook Page at www.facebook.com/ParadiseGalleriesDolls and website at www.paradisegalleries.com: February 26, 2014.

SELECTION OF FINALISTS AND WINNER

The Company's Photo Selection Committee will pick the TOP 10 Semi-Finalists then post the photos and stories in the "2014 Beautiful Baby Contest" Facebook Photo Album at www.facebook.com/ParadiseGalleriesDolls on February 19, 2014. The semi-finalists will invite their friends and family to LIKE their photo and story. The entry with the highest number of valid votes, as determined by Company, by February 25, 2014 @ 1:00 pm PST will be deemed the "Winner."

Limit one 1 vote per photo per person during the Voting Period. Votes received from any person in excess of the stated limitation will be void. Use of script, macro or any automated system to vote or with the intent to impair the integrity of the voting process is prohibited and all such votes will be void. Company's decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest. WINNER will be notified by phone or email. Winner will be selected based upon the results of online voting, and will be subject to approval by Company pending confirmation of each such winner's compliance with these Official Rules. Company's decisions are final on all matters relating to this Contest.

PRIZE DESCRIPTION

There is no monetary prize for this contest. The entry with the highest number of valid votes, as determined by Company, by February 25, 2014 @ 1:00 pm PST will WIN a baby doll created in their baby's likeness and will be named Beautiful Baby "First Name".

A master sculptor will recreate the baby's likeness in clay, and then molds will be made for reproduction. No detail will be overlooked down to the skin tone, hair and eye color. The entire process will be documented and shared on Facebook and the Paradise Galleries website.

The complete doll will be available just in time for the Holiday Season 2014 and will be featured in the coveted 2014 Holiday Keepsake Catalog.

PUBLICATION

Contestants who reach the finalist stage of the contest may have their photos selected for publication in any form of media or promotional activities of the Company. This selection in no way affects your chances of winning the Contest, or means that you have won the Contest. There will be no royalty fees paid to photographers whose photos are published and to the Contestant who submitted the entry. We reserve the right not to publish a photograph for any reason.

REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF CONTESTANT

Contestant represents and warrants to Company and its affiliates that: (a) he/she is over eighteen (18) years of age and a legal resident of the United States; (b) he/she is the parent or legal guardian (or a grandparent with consent from the parent or legal guardian) of the baby in the photograph submitted; (c) he/she has all of the rights and authority necessary to submit the photograph for entry in the Contest in compliance with these Official Rules, including the right to publish the photograph, and the right to grant the License/Use of Entries set forth herein below; (d) the publication of the photograph will not infringe on the rights of any third party; (e) he/she knows the birth date of the baby in the photograph and that said baby was no more than 18 months old when the photograph was submitted to Paradise Galleries; (f) the photograph submitted has not been digitally, or otherwise, altered. Company reserves the right to request proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Company from any Contestant at any time. Failure to provide such proof may, if requested, render Entry null and void. By submitting an Entry, Contestant warrants and represents that he/she and any persons appearing or who are identifiable in the Entry consent to the submission and use of the Entry in the Contest and to its use as otherwise set forth herein.

LICENSE/USE OF ENTRIES

By submitting an Entry, each Contestant agrees Company shall have a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, fully paid-up license to the Entry submitted (including all rights embodied therein) and that Company, and their respective designees may exploit, edit, modify, post, creative derivatives work of and distribute the Entry and all elements of such Entry, including the names and likenesses of any persons or locations embodied therein, in any and all media including, without limitation, use on the Contest Website in connection with the Contest or other promotions and for any advertising or promotional purposes, without additional compensation, and releases Company and any entity acting on behalf of Company from any liability with respect thereto.

Company: Paradise Galleries Inc., a subsidiary of Charisma Brands, LLC. 23482 Peralta Drive Suite A Laguna Hills, CA 92653
For questions and inquiries, email us at beautifulbaby@paradisegalleries.com.

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