COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The following terms and conditions refer to the ratemydrawings competition located at http://www.ratemydrawings.com/.
This ratemydrawings drawing competition themed "Originals" was opened on September 23, 2009 and closes at midnight on November 8, 2009 US PDT. All drawings must have been created by this date. The competition is open to all RateMyDrawings members from any country. This month's competition drawings may only be rated by members who are logged in.
Ratemydrawings.com will choose the winner at random from all drawings in the top 100 overall rated drawings in this category at the time of competition closing.
Drawings will be removed or entrants disqualified if a drawing does not meet this month's condition of the drawing being an original creation. These include drawings based on reference images or copied drawings using any reference material such as photos or artwork. You may look at imagery to study color, light, shapes, etc. but not duplicate composition or idea of an existing image.
PRIZES (Note: prize differs depending on country of residence)
(1 x WINNER) will win one (1) prize only.
If the winner is a US resident, they have a choice of either:
a) A Wacom Bamboo Graphics Tablet provided via the US Amazon.com store. OR
b) An Amazon.com electronic Gift Card to the value of $60.
If the winner is a Non-US residents, they will receive:
- An Amazon.com electronic Gift Card to the value of USD$60 which can be used in any country that Amazon.com operates. If a winner is in a country that is not serviced by Amazon.com, staff will coordinate with the winner about an alternate prize as selected and verified by RateMyDrawings staff. Otherwise, prizes cannot be exchanged for cash or any other prizes unless verified by RateMyDrawings staff. Prizes can be donated to another ratemydrawings user as a gift. An entrant is defined by their email address. A valid email address is required, and the winner will be notified by email and via their RateMyDrawings private messages. If a response is not received from this email address within 14 days of the date the winner is selected, that prize and winner will be forfeited.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
All drawings are bound to the general terms and conditions of the ratemydrawings website and bound to the terms and conditions of submitting a drawing. Users may submit as many drawings as they wish into the competition. You will need to register to submit a drawing and have a valid email address to make your drawing visible on our website. We will not use any of your registration details for any other means than internal communications at www.ratemydrawings.com. Depending on the prize, winners may be required to submit personal information such as their shipping address and contact information for shipping of their prize in the case of competitions with a physical prize. If the postal service is unable to ship to the address given to RateMyDrawings staff, the prize will be forfeited. Users and or drawings that have been deemed by RateMyDrawings staff as being rated unfairly may have ratings adjusted and users may be banned if they are responsible for any unfair ratings. The terms and conditions of this competition are subject to change. Each time you submit a drawing for this competition you are agreeing that you have accepted the most recent terms and conditions for all entries in the competition.
VALIDATION OF ENTRIES
To be a valid entry, all content submitted must adhere to the Terms and Conditions of this website and the terms of this competition. Drawings must have been created manually and not by an automated script or software. Drawings must be original and not violate any copyright laws. RateMyDrawings reserves the right to disqualify any entry from the competition should their drawing contain inappropriate content, not on-theme, or infringe copyright. RateMyDrawings reservers to delete any drawing if they suspect a user is using our website unfairly by soliciting additional ratings or other means that indicate unfair or unsafe activity. We suggest adding ratemydrawings.com to your allowed senders in your email application to ensure you receive any emails from us regarding competitions, however we are not responsible for users not receiving emails due to their spam or email filters. Winners can post questions in our HELP Forum if they need assistance and a RMD staff member will reply/contact you. At times should the RateMyDrawings website become unavailable due to technical issues or maintenance, we will not adjust any dates or terms of this competition and the competition will continue as normal when these issues are resolved.
The winners will be announced on the ratemydrawings.com website within 3 business days of the competition closing date or as soon as possible shortly after.