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    City of Regina Story Submission Rules


    Term

    The time to submit letters to the City for consideration for inclusion in the 2067 Time Capsule (the “Program”), begins May 23, 2017 and ends on June 15, 2017.  ALL SUBMISSIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MIDNIGHT, June 15, 2017 to be considered.


    Who May Participate

    Participation in the Program is open only to individuals who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of submission or is the parent or legal guardian (of at least 18 years of age) of the child on whose behalf I am submitting this letter.


    How to Participate

    To enter visit http://timecapsule.hscampaigns.com/#rules and complete the entry / submission form with the required information and submit your story in accordance with the instructions below:

    1.      Submissions must be in digital format. Only online entries will be used. No print or film submissions will be accepted. All stories must be less than 500 words.

    2.      Submissions must not, in the sole and unfettered discretion of the City, contain obscene, provocative, defamatory, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable or inappropriate content. Any Submission that is considered by the City in its sole and absolute discretion to be obscene, pornographic, libelous, hate speech or otherwise objectionable, in whole or in part, will be disqualified.

    3.      Submissions must be the entrant’s own, produced work and may not feature or focus on any material owned or controlled by third parties (unless the entrant can provide written documentation of permission to use any materials owned by a third party as set forth below or in a form and substance determined by the City in its sole discretion).

    Submissions that, in the City’s good faith judgment, violates the requirements set out herein will be disqualified.  Submissions must be received by the end of the term specified. 

    Submission on behalf of a minor

    I agree that I am at least of the age of 18 years or, if not, that I am the parent or legal guardian (of at least 18 years of age) of the child on whose behalf I am submitting this essay. If a parent or guardian submitting on behalf of a child, I agree on both my behalf and on behalf of the child to all of the rules, representations, warranties, terms and conditions of the essay contest.

    Submission Intellectual Property

    Participants who incorporate any intellectual property or material owned by a third party into his or her Submission does so at his or her own risk.  If City is duly notified that any element of an entrant’s Submission infringes upon the rights of another person and/or receives a legally valid request to remove the affected Submission from consideration because of such infringement, such Submission shall be removed from the Program and no longer considered.

    Upon submission, participants acknowledge and agree that any and all stories submitted are for use on the Program and they are being provided without compensation or notice. All stories and other derivatives shall constitute the property, solely and completely, of the City of Regina.


    Releases

    If the Submission contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, and/or if any persons appear in Submission the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the Submission, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the exhibition and use of such material or elements in the manner set forth herein without additional compensation.


    Representations, Warranties and Indemnities

    All participants represent and warrant as follows: (i) except as set forth herein, the Submission is the entrant’s own, produced by entrant; (ii) the Submission does not contain any computer virus (as applicable), is otherwise uncorrupted, is wholly original with entrant, and as of the date of submission, is not the subject of any actual or threatened litigation or claim; (iii) the Submission does not and will not violate or infringe upon the intellectual property rights or other rights of any third party; and (iv) the Submission does not and will not violate any applicable laws, and is not and will not be defamatory or libelous. Each entrant hereby agrees to indemnify and hold the City harmless from and against any and all third party claims, actions or proceedings of any kind and from any and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses relating to or arising out of any breach or alleged breach of any of the warranties, representations or agreements of entrant hereunder.


    Grant of License Rights

    For good and valuable consideration, the receipt and legal sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, participants hereby irrevocably and unconditionally grant to the City, its successors and assigns the right (but not the obligation) to use entrant’s Submission in whole or in part, to reproduce, distribute, display and create derivative works of the entrant’s Submission in connection with the Program for no additional compensation in any and all languages, by any and all means, media, devices, processes and technology now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity throughout the universe at no charge to the City.  The rights granted shall include, without limitation (i) all reproduction, distribution, adaptation, performance, fixation, rental and lending rights, exhibition, broadcast and all other rights of communication to the public; (ii) the right to make changes to the Submission, and to use such Submission as the City shall from time to time determine in its sole discretion; (iii) the right to authorize, prohibit and/or control the renting, lending, fixation, reproduction, importation and/or other exploitation of the Submission as may be conferred under any applicable laws, regulations or directives.  In addition to the fullest extent allowable under any applicable law, each entrant hereby irrevocably waives or assigns to the City the participant’s Moral Rights. 


    Conditions

    The City reserves the right to verify the validity and originality of any Submission and/or entrant (including an entrant's identity and address) and to disqualify any entrant who submits a Submission that is not in accordance with these terms and conditions. Failure by the City to enforce any of its rights at any stage does not constitute a waiver of those rights.


    No Obligation to Use

    The City shall have no obligation (express or implied) to use any Submission, or to otherwise exploit any Submission or, if commenced, to continue the distribution or exploitation thereof, and the City may at any time abandon the use of the Submission for any reason, with or without legal justification or excuse, and participants shall not be entitled to any damages or other relief by reason thereof.


    General Terms and Conditions

    By participating in the Program through this Web site you expressly agree to be bound by, accept and comply with these terms and conditions of use (the "terms and conditions"). If you do not agree with any of these terms and conditions, you must immediately exit and stop using this Web site. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions, then you may not read, link to, download or in any other way use information on this Web site. These terms and conditions may be revised from time to time without notice to you and it is your responsibility to check for updates to the Web site. Your use of this Web site after any revisions to these terms and conditions are posted to this Web site shall constitute your acceptance of such revisions.

    The Web site, the services and any content are provided solely on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Reasonable efforts have been made to ensure the content provided through the Web site or any services is accurate and current when posted. However, your use of such content is at your sole risk. No warranty is given that the Web site or services are or will be error-free, free of viruses or other harmful or destructive properties or components, or uninterrupted. The City does not make any warranties or representations as to the accuracy, validity, correctness, currency, timeliness, completeness, reliability or adequacy of information or content on the Web site or any links to external sites not maintained by the City. You assume all responsibility for using the information contained in this Web site and any information you may access through this Web site. Do not assume that the Web site will be error-free or that the Web site will be operated without interruption. The City is not responsible for transmission errors in, corruption of, or the security of content carried over telecommunications carriers’ or other providers’ facilities.

    You agree that the City, its affiliates and its employees and agents are not liable or responsible for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive, or special damages, including, without limitation, any loss of use, lost data, lost business profits, business interruption, personal injury, property damage, or any pecuniary loss arising out of or in any way connected with this Web site, the services or any content, any communications with the City, or any software, information or documents contained in or accessed through this Web site or your participation in the Project, even if the City has been advised of the possibility of such damages, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), equity, strict liability or otherwise.

    You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the City, its affiliates and its employees and agents from and against any and all losses, costs, damages and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, suffered or incurred by the City from or related to your violation of these terms and conditions or your use of the use of the Web site or your participation in the Project.

    ALL ISSUES AND QUESTIONS CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION, VALIDITY, INTERPRETATION AND ENFORCEABILITY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES OR THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF PARTICIPANTS OR THE CITY SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE PROVINCE OF SASKATCHEWAN.