2021 Engagement Session Giveaway
Official Rules & Conditions
No purchase required to enter or win. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning.
The Mike Staff Productions Engagement Session Giveaway is sponsored and administered by Mike Staff Productions 13561 S. West Bayshore Dr, Suite 312, Traverse City, MI 49684.
ELIGIBILITY: The Giveaway is open to legal residents of the continental United States who are 18 years of age or older as of the Entry Period (defined below) (“Participant”). Already booked clients with future wedding dates are eligible to enter.
Employees of Sponsor, Administrator, their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible. This Giveaway is void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.
GIVEAWAY DESCRIPTION AND PERIOD: The Engagement Session Giveaway starts at opening of business on July 15, 2021 and ends at the close of business on August 31, 2021 (the “Promotion Period”). Entries that are submitted before or after the Entry Period will be disqualified. Administrator’s computer will be the official timekeeping device for this Engagement Session Giveaway. Administrator reserves the right to end Engagement Session Giveaway at any time.
AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: Participation in the Engagement Session Giveaway constitutes the Participant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator, which are final and binding. Receiving the Engagement Session Giveaway is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
HOW TO ENTER: Participants must submit their entry using the official entry form found at MikeStaff.com.
One Entry per person using the entry form. An additional entry will be counted if person follows the official Mike Staff Productions Instagram account, @mikestaffproductions. There will be no credit for multiple, bot, automated, or spam entries, each as determined by Sponsor or Administrator in its sole discretion. Sponsor and Administrator are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, illegible, or misdirected Entries, which will be disqualified, or for any error, whether human, technical, or otherwise. Sponsor and Administrator each reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any Participant found to be tampering with the operation of the Engagement Session Giveaway or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules. By submitting your information, you are opting in to receiving marketing emails from Mike Staff Productions.
JUDGING: On or about November 30, 2021 one (1) Participant from all eligible Entries received during the Entry Period (“Drawing Date”) shall be randomly selected as “Winner”
PRIZE: One (1) Prize valued at $400.00 USD, consisting of one hour with one photographer for engagement session photography, at one location, with 100+ images, will be awarded to the Winner. To qualify to receive the prize, the Winners engagement session must take place in the Metro Detroit area, within 60 miles of a Mike Staff Productions office address. The Winner is required to comply with any and all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations. No transfer or substitution of the Prize is allowed except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. There is no cash alternative offered. Exact prize is subject to change based on availability. Some black out dates apply. The value of the Prize is taxable as income and Winner is solely responsible for all matters relating to the Prize, including, but not limited to all applicable federal, state and local taxes that become due with respect to the Prize. The winner must complete a w9 form and will receive a 1099 MISC for contest winnings.
PRIZE NOTIFICATION AND FULFILLMENT: The potential Winner may be contacted by Sponsor or Administrator on or about the Drawing Date via email or phone to verify the information in the entry. The potential Winner will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability and Publicity Release (where required and/or permitted) within seventy- two (72) hours of notification attempt. In the event a potential Winner is determined to be ineligible in accordance with these Official Rules, such Prize may be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate Winner from among all remaining Entries received.
CONSENT AGREEMENT: By entering this Contest, Participant: (1) agrees to be bound by these Official Rules; (2) consents to the use of his/her name, voice, picture, and likeness for advertising and promotional purposes in any medium throughout the world in perpetuity without additional compensation unless prohibited by law, and (3) agrees that Sponsor and Administrator may send Participant information, promotions, or special offers that Sponsor and/or Administrator determines may be of interest to Participant.
INDEMNIFICATION AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By entering, each Participant agrees to defend, indemnify and otherwise hold Sponsor, Administrator, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies, and/or the agents, officers, directors, and employees of each (collectively, the “Released Parties”) harmless from and against any and all liability of any nature whatsoever arising out of or relating to (a) unauthorized human intervention in the “Engagement Session” by or directed by Participant; (b) breaches of or inaccuracies in any representations or warranties of Participant or any other terms and conditions contained herein; and/or (c) injury, death, or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Participant’s participation in the “Engagement Session” or receipt or use of any prize, including any such claim by the Released Parties’ employees or agents or any third parties.
By entering this “Engagement Session”, each Participant (1) agrees to release Sponsor, Administrator, and the Released Parties from any and all liability for any loss, harm, damages, costs, or expenses, including without limitation property damages, personal injury and/or death, arising out of participating in this “Engagement Session” or the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize, (2) waives any and all claims against Sponsor, Administrator, and the Released Parties based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy, and (3) acknowledges that neither the Sponsor nor Administrator have made or are responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to any prize, including but not limited to its quality, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose.
Neither Sponsor nor Administrator shall be liable for any damages whatsoever related to or arising from (a) any technical errors that may prevent any Participant from participating in any way; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the “Engagement Session”; and/or (c) errors in the administration of the “Engagement Session”.
Participant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages. Participant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ aggregate liability for all claims will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Engagement Session”, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorneys’ fees.
Except where prohibited by law, each Participant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the “Engagement Session” or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Michigan.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited by law, each Participant agrees that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the “Engagement Session” or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Michigan.
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 the Sponsor and Administrator in connection with the “Engagement Session”, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than Michigan.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the “Engagement Session” is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problem, the Sponsor or Administrator may, in its sole discretion and at any time, either (a) suspend the “Engagement Session” to address the impairment and then, at Sponsor’s or Administrator’s sole discretion, resume the “Engagement Session” in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) award the prize from among the eligible Entries received up to the time of the impairment. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, each of the Sponsor and Administrator reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure or delay by the Sponsor or Administrator to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
This “Engagement Session” is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or similar social media sites. Any information Participant provides in order to enter this “Engagement Session” is being provided to Sponsor, and not to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or similar social media sites.
WINNER’S LIST/RULE REQUEST: Send self-addressed, stamped envelope by December 12, 2021 to: Mike Staff Productions “Engagement Session” – Specify Winner’s List or Rules Request, Mike Staff Productions 13561 S. West Bayshore Dr, Suite 312, Traverse City, MI 49684.