"2014 mtvU Fandom Awards Voting"
Official Voting Rules
("Official Voting Rules")
These are the official terms and conditions for voting for "2014 mtvU Fandom Awards Voting Promotion" (the "Promotion Rules").
At the time of voting, voter must be a legal resident of one (1) of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, 13 years of age or older and cannot be an employee, agent or representative of Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom International Inc. the ("Sponsor") or any of its parent affiliate or related companies.
2. HOW TO VOTE
Submit your vote for your "Nominee" preference during the Voting Periods, as hereinafter defined, by clicking the button adjacent to or below the name of the Nominee of your choice, then follow the instructions to complete the voting process.
Votes may be cast for your favorite Nominees online or via a mobile device as follows:
|CATEGORY||HOW TO VOTE||VOTING PERIOD|
Fandom Of The Year
Note: this category will be broken out into four (4) seperate rounds of voting which are scheduled to take place as follows:
Round 1: July 9
|Online: http://fandomawards.mtv.com/||July 9, 2014 - July 23, 2014|
|Best Fandom Forever||Online: http://mtv.tumblr.com/tagged/bestfandomforever/||July 9, 2014 - July 23, 2014|
|All Other Categories||Online: http://fandomawards.mtv.com/||June 19, 2014 - July 23, 2014|
Submit your Nominee preferences during the Voting Periods on http://fandomawards.mtv.com/. Click the button adjacent to the Nominee's image or video and then follow the instructions to complete the voting process.
Online votes may be subject to standard internet connection fees.
You can vote as often as you like within the applicable Voting Period however the use of any device, process or mechanism to automate votes is strictly prohibited.
VOTING VIA TUMBLR (Best Fandom Forever Only)
You may submit a vote for the Tumblr category during the Best Fandom Forever Voting Period (hereinafter defined) by either: (a) signing into your Tumblr account and "reblogging" the post that corresponds to your nominee of choice or (b) signing into your Tumblr account and "liking" the post that corresponds to your nominee of choice.
Your Tumblr account that you use to place a vote must have the account settings set to "unprotected" or "public" in order for Sponsor to receive your vote. You must have a Tumblr account to vote using Tumblr. Participants who use Tumblr to participate in this voting promotion must comply with the terms of Tumblr [http://www.tumblr.com/policy/].
Participation in this Promotion using Tumblr requires registering for an account with Tumblr.
Registration for Tumblr is free as of time of publication of these Official Voting Rules. Registration for Tumblr can be obtained by going to https://www.tumblr.com/ and entering the required information to register.
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PLEASE NOTE THAT ANY AND ALL SUBMISSIONS AND METADATA SUBMITTED FOR THIS VOTING PROMOTION MAY BE PUBLICLY VIEWABLE. IN ADDITION, PARTICIPANTS ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THEIR POSTS MAY BE RETWEETED OR REPOSTED BY THE PUBLIC OR OPEN TO PUBLIC COMMENTARY, FOR WHICH SPONSOR SHALL NOT BE LIABLE.
3. VOTING PERIODS
Users may vote commencing at or around 9:00:01 AM (ET) on June 19, 2014 and ending at or around 9:00:01 PM (ET) on July 23, 2014 (the "General Voting Period") for all eligible voting categories with the exception of "Fandom Of The Year" and the "Best Fandom Forever." " Fandom Of The Year" voting commences at or around 8:00:01 AM (ET) on July 9, 2014 and closes at or around 9:00:01 PM (ET) on July 23, 2014 (the "Fandom Of The Year Voting Period") and the "Best Fandom Forever" voting commences at or around 8:00:01 AM (ET) on July 9, 2014 and closes at or around 9:00:01 PM (ET) on July 23, 2014 (the "Best Fandom Forever Voting Period" and together with the Fandom Of The Year Voting Period and the General Voting Period, the "Voting Periods"). The Voting Periods are subject to change.
Use of any device to automate a vote is prohibited, including, but not limited to, software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated votes. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it suspects or finds: (a) to have used a software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated online vote; (b) to have tampered with the voting process; (c) to be acting in violation of these Official Voting Rules; or (d) to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
The total number of votes submitted during the Voting Period for the "Nominees" in each of the eligible categories will be tabulated by Sponsor and the "Nominee" with the most votes in its applicable category, as determined by Sponsor, will be declared the winner of such category. If, for any reason, this voting process is interrupted for any reason, is found to have been tampered with in any way, or for any other reason that Sponsor believes in its sole discretion to be reasonably necessary, Sponsor reserves the right to select the winners at its discretion and may take into consideration the number of votes received by a Nominee up until the time of the interruption or cancelation of the voting process.
If, for any reason, any aspect of this voting process is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical or system failures or disruption, 'Acts of God' or terrorist attacks, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the voting process or for any reason Sponsor deems necessary, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, amend, modify, extend or suspend the voting process and reserves the right in its sole discretion to determine the winners.
4. GENERAL TERMS
You participate in this voting process at your own risk. Sponsor, Tumblr, Inc. and each of their respective parent companies, affiliated companies, related companies, sponsors, subsidiaries and advertising agencies, and any entity associated with this voting process ("Released Parties") are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (a) difficulty accessing the internet; (b) errors in transmission; (c) service outage or delays or for any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of any technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or combination thereof: (d) any incomplete, lost, late, delayed, misdirected or garbled votes or failure to receive votes; (e) injury or damage to participant's or to any other person's computer or mobile phone related to or resulting from participating in, or downloading materials or software, or attempts to participate in or download materials or software related to this voting process or (f) failures or malfunctions of phones (including wireless phones/handsets), phone lines or telephone systems, cellular equipment towers, telephone systems or wireless services or other communications malfunctions. The Released Parties are not responsible for and shall not be liable for: (i) any condition caused by events beyond the control of the Released Parties that may cause the voting to be disrupted or corrupted; (ii) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of these Official Voting Rules or (iii) any errors in the announcement of potential winners.
Participants assume all liability for any injury or damages caused or claimed to be caused by his or her participation in the voting opportunity described in these Official Voting Rules, and release the Released Parties and any party associated with the production or exhibition of this promotion, and their respective officers, directors, employees, shareholders, parents, subsidiaries and affiliates from any such claim or liability.
By participating in this Promotion, you agree to be bound by these Official Voting Rules. Failure to comply with the Official Voting Rules may result in a voter's disqualification solely at the discretion of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Voting Rules at any time in its sole discretion.
All interpretations of these Official Voting Rules and the decisions of Sponsor relating to this voting process are final.
This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Tumblr. Inquiries (whether questions, comments or complaints) should be directed to Viacom, not to Tumblr.