MERCURY LIVESTREAM “DSC EUROPE 21” PHOTO CONTEST
Official Rules and Terms of the contest
The Mercury Livestream Photo Contest is open to all guests and attendees of the DSC Europe 2021 Conference. AVS Solutions employees, its subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, and directors (collectively the “Employees”), as well as members of an Employees’ immediate family and/or those living in the same household of Employees are ineligible to participate in the Mercury Photo Contest.
The sponsor is AVS Solutions (“Sponsor”), located at Sv. Rafaila Sisatovackog 15/1, Zemun, Srbija. Sponsor will conduct the contest substantially as described in these Official Rules.
III. Agreement to Rules
By entering this Contest the Entrant (“You”) agrees to abide by the Sponsor’s Official Rules and decisions, which are fully and unconditionally binding in all respects. The Sponsor reserve the right to refuse, withdraw, or disqualify any entry at any time at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. By entering this Contest, the You represents and warrants that You are eligible to participate based on eligibility requirements explained in the Official Rules. You also agree to accept the decisions of the Sponsor as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Mercury Livestream Photo Contest.
IV. Mercury Livestream Photo Contest Entry Period
This promotion begins on 23rd November 2021 at 09 AM and ends on 24th November 2021 at 18 PM. To be eligible for the Contest entries must be received within the specified Entry Period.
V. How to enter
Eligible entrants can enter The Mercury Livestream Photo Contest by submitting an entry photo of themselves. The photo must be made at the Sponsor’s official conference booth. The photo will then be shown on the Mercury Livestream social media channels – Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram. The photo which receives the most reactions(likes, shares, comments) will win the contest. The vote is public and participants can invite others to vote for their photo. As a participant, your entry must fully meet all contest requirements, as specified in the Official Rules, in order to be eligible to win a prize. Incomplete entries or those that do not adhere to the Official Rules or specifications will be disqualified at the Sponsor’s sole discretion.
One Grand Prize shall be awarded. The Winner of the Mercury Livestream Photo Contest (the “Winner”) will receive a branded backpack filled with promotional materials as well as ticket for upcoming Data Science conference of Winners choice in retail value of 150 EUR. The actual/appraised prize value may differ at the time the prize is awarded. The prize(s) shall be determined solely by the Sponsor. There shall be no cash or other prize substitution permitted except at the Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is non-transferable. The Winner, upon acceptance of the prize, is solely responsible for all expenses related to the prize. The Winner shall not transfer assignment of the prize to others nor shall the Winner request the cash equivalent or prize substitution. By accepting the prize, the selected Winner grants permission for the Sponsor to use the Winner’s likeness, entry, and name for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation unless prohibited by law.
The total number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning.
VIII. Selection and Notification of Winner
The Winner will be selected by community vote on Sponsors official Social Media channels, under the supervision of the Sponsor. The Sponsor will notify the Winner(s) by public announcement and email immediately after following Winner selection. The Sponsor is not responsible for nor shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to email security settings that may cause notifications to be marked as spam or junk email. Nor shall be Sponsor be liable for the Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the Winner
i. fails to claim the prize within 7 days from the time the award notification was sent or
ii. is found ineligible
the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner may be selected.
IX. Rights Granted to You
By submitting an entry photo into this Contest You understand and agree that the Sponsor, any individual acting on the Sponsor’s behalf, and the licensees successors, and assigns of the Sponsor shall, where permitted by law, have the right to publish, broadcast and use in any media known now or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, worldwide, and without limitation, your submission photo, likeness, image, statements about the Mercury Livestream Photo Contest for publicity, advertising, promotional purposes and public relations without any further notice, review, consent, compensation, or remuneration.
X. Terms and Conditions
In its sole discretion, the Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend, cancel, or terminate the Mercury Livestream Photo Contest should non-authorized human intervention, a bug or virus, fraud, or other causes beyond the Sponsor’s control, impact or corrupt the security, fairness, proper conduct, or administration of the Mercury Livestream Photo Contest. The Sponsor, in the event of any of the above issues, may determine the Winner based on all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by the Sponsor. Individuals who tamper with or attempt to tamper with the operation or entry process of the Contest or website or violates these Terms & Conditions will be disqualified by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. In its sole discretion, the Sponsor has the right to maintain the integrity of the Mercury Livestream Photo Contest to void votes for any reason. Attempts by any entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Mercury Livestream Photo Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. If any such attempt is made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
XI. Limitation of Liability
Your entry into this Contest constitutes Your agreement to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and its subsidiaries, representatives, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, successors, agents, assigns, directors, employees, and officers against and from any and all claims, liability, illness, injury, death, litigation, loss, or damages that may occur, directly or indirectly from participation in the Contest and/or the
i. Winner accepting, possessing, using, or misusing of any awarded prize or any portion thereof;
ii. any type of technical failure;
ii. the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, phone, or Internet service;
iv. unauthorized intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion;
v electronic error or human error in the Promotion administration or the processing of entries
THIS CONTEST IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF SERBIA, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. The Entrant agrees, as a condition of participating in this promotion, that if any disputes cannot be resolved between the Entrant and the Sponsor, and if causes of action arise out of or are connected with this Contest they shall be individually resolved exclusively before a court located in Belgrade, Serbia having jurisdiction, without resorting to any form of class action. Under no circumstances in any such dispute shall the participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this contest.) The participant waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
XIV. Winner List
You may obtain a copy of the Winner’s name or a copy of these Official Rules, by sending your request via mail with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: AVS Solutions doo, Aleksandra Dubčeka 26b, 11080 Zemun, Serbia.
XV. Social Media Channel-Specific Rules
The Mercury Livestream Photo Contest hosted by AVS Solutions is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.
By reading the document and checking the box, You, the Entrant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules.
If you have any questions or suggestions regarding the contest and official rules, you can email us at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to AVS Solutions doo, Aleksandra Dubčeka 26b, 11080 Zemun. You can also contact us by phone at: + 381 11 4201 757; + 381 64/1314 018;