Goodbye Summer Contest Rules

No purchase necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law.

1. PROMOTION PERIOD. Goodbye Summer Sweepstakes- (the “Promotion”) begins at 10 AM  PST on August 7, 2012 and ends at 2:00 PM PST on October 15, 2012. (the “Promotion Period”).

2. ELIGIBILITY. Promotion is open to all US-based photographers 16 years of age or older upon date of entry.  Employees and their immediate family members of Lensbaby LLC (the “Sponsor”) are not eligible.  By entering the Promotion, participants are bound by and agree to these official rules and the decisions of the judges. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law.

3. HOW TO ENTER: During the Promotion Period, “entries” will be submitted by uploading to flickr.com a photo of entrants’ postcards ordered for free (shipping not included) from 4by6.com along with the original images entrants used to create the postcards. All entries must be tagged on Flickr with “lensbaby4by6”.  All photos, except for the snapshot of the postcards, must be taken with a Lensbaby lens. Photos not taken with a Lensbaby lens  will be automatically disqualified. No Purchase Necessary to participate.  Shipping charges and Internet access and usage charges imposed by your Internet service provider and/or mobile carrier may apply. 

4. WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: One (1) prize winner will be selected by Lensbaby and 4by6.com staff members. Winner selection will occur after October 15, 2012 but no later than November 10, 2012.

Potential winners will be notified by e-mail and will be required to reply with  within 21 days of notification, to receive their prizes. Noncompliance within this time period or return of prize as undeliverable will result in disqualification and alternate winner selection. By accepting the prize, winner consents to the use of his or her name for purposes of advertising, publicity and promotion, without additional compensation or permission, unless prohibited by law. 

5. PRIZE DESCRIPTION. The winner will receive: their winning images published with their photo credit on postcards that are part of a 4by6.com promotional Fun Pack.  Winner will also receive $250 print dollars (loaded into their 4by6.com account) and a $250 gift certificate (via a coupon code) from Lensbaby. No substitutions allowed, except by Sponsor who reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater value if advertised prize is unavailable. 

6. TAXES.  All federal, state and/or local income or other taxes, if any, are the winner’s sole responsibility.

7. ODDS OF WINNING. The odds of winning this Promotion depend on the number of eligible entries received. 

8. DISCLAIMERS. (i) Entries that are lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received, for any reason, including by reason of hardware, software, browser, or network failure, malfunction, congestion, or incompatibility at Sponsor's servers or elsewhere, will not be eligible. In the event of a dispute, entries will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of entry. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet Access Provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institute) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. (ii) Sponsor, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the web site. Use of bots or other automated process to enter is prohibited and may result in disqualification at the sole discretion of Sponsor. (iii) Sponsor further reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Promotion if it is not capable of completion as planned, including by reason of infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, force majeure or technical failures of any sort. (iv) Sponsor Entities are not responsible for errors in the administration or fulfillment of this Promotion, including without limitation mechanical, human, printing, distribution or production errors, and may modify or cancel this Promotion based upon such error at its sole discretion without liability. (v) SPONSOR ENTITIES MAKE NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS OR GUARANTEES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, AS REGARDS THIS PROMOTION OR THE MERCHANTABILITY, QUALITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR ANY COMPONENT OF ANY PRIZE. (vi) CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ATTORNEYS' FEES) FROM ANY SUCH ENTRANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

9. WINNER LIST. To see the winner, visit http://lensbaby.com/goodbyesummercontest on November 10, 2012.

10. SPONSOR: The Sponsor of this Promotion is Lensbaby, LLC. 824 SE 16th Ave., Portland OR 97214