Opera Contests and Prize Giveaways: Official Rules No Purchase Required to Enter or Win
Eligibility: Each Opera Contest or Prize Giveaway (“Contest”) is open only to legal residents of the countries listed on the applicable Contest site, who are 18 years of age or older and can submit proof of said residency through production of a valid governmental ID or residence permit. Employees of Apps and Games Ireland Limited, its advertising or promotion agencies, those involved in the production, development, implementation or handling of the Contest, any agents acting for, or on behalf of the above entities, their respective parent companies, officers, directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, licensees, service providers, prize suppliers or any other person or entity associated with the Contest (collectively “Contest Entities”) and/or the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members (whether related or not) of each such employee, are not eligible. All local federal, provincial, and municipal laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law.
Sponsor: The Contest is sponsored by Apps and Games Ireland Limited, Fitzwilliam Business Ctr., suite #1262, 77 Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Sponsor”).
Agreement to Official Rules: Participation in the Contest constitutes participant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
Entry Period: The start and end dates/times of the Contest (the “Entry Period”) will be posted on the applicable Contest site.
Entry: To enter the Contest, follow the instructions on the Contest site. The use of any agencies or automated software to participate or submit entries is prohibited.
Drawing: At the conclusion of the Entry Period, Sponsor will determine each winner based on the criteria and procedure posted on the applicable Contest site. The number of winners in a specific Contest will be posted on the applicable Contest site. The odds of being a potential winner depend on the number of eligible participants. Potential winners will be contacted via email and will be asked to provide their full name, age and mailing address within a specified time period. If a potential winner does not respond within the timeframe stated in the notification email, the Sponsor may select an alternate winner. Limit one (1) prize per household per Contest.
Requirements of the Potential Winners: Each winner must be able to identify him/herself in a manner determined by Sponsor as the participant to the Contest and must comply with the required validation procedure in order to claim a prize. Except where prohibited, each potential winner may be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (the “Release”) within seven (7) days of being notified. If a potential winner fails to sign and return the Release within the required time period, an alternate participant will be selected in his/her place. Acceptance of a prize constitutes consent to use the winner’s name and likeness for editorial, advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.
Prize(s): The prize(s) (including each prize’s approximate retail value) available to be won in a specific Contest will be posted on the Contest site. No cash or other substitution may be made, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize with another prize of equal or greater value if the prize is not available for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. The winners are responsible for any taxes, duties and fees associated with receipt or use of a prize.
General Conditions: In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Contest is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problem, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Contest to address the impairment and then resume the Contest in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) award the prize(s) at random from among the eligible participants. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. The Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Sponsor may in its sole discretion amend these Official Rules at any time, without notice, and such amendments shall be deemed to have taken effect from the date of publication of the revised terms and conditions on the Sponsor's website. Sponsor is entitled in its entire discretion to reject any participant for any reason. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend or terminate the Contest, without notice at any time and no liability shall lie against Sponsor, in favor of any participant or third party arising from such cancellation, suspension, or termination.
Release and Limitations of Liability: By participating in the Contest, participants agree to release and hold harmless the Contest Entities from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Contest or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Contest; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Contest or the processing of entries; or (f) injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participant’s participation in the Contest or receipt of any prize. Participant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Contest Entities’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Contest, and in no event shall the Contest Entities be liable for attorney’s fees or costs. Participant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
Disputes: Except where prohibited, participant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in London, England. 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 in connection with the Contest, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of England and Wales, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction.
Contest Results: To request the name of the winners, send a self-addressed envelope (stating the specific Contest you are requesting the winners for) to Opera Winners List, c/o Apps and Games Ireland Limited at the address provided above. Requests must be received within thirty (30) days from the end date of the applicable Contest.