Privacy Policy

Terms and Conditions for Easter Dance Contest

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By participating in this Contest through the submission of your video, you agree to be bound by the decisions of MTN, which are final and binding in all respects and agree to the following terms and conditions: -

1.    Method of entry: -
You may enter the Contest by submitting a video via WhatsApp to Telephone No. 0776 600 811, that accords to the following: -

a)    Must be choreographed and or performed to the song Shalala by Grace Nakimera with a maximum of 3 performers inclusive of the submitting performer.
b)    The Video must be submitted using an MTN Uganda Mobile Number registered in the names of the submitting Performer during the Contest period every Day between 8:00am to 5:00pm.
c)    Must be in either MPEG or AVI format for a maximum duration of four (4) minutes.
d)    Socially and morally acceptable and viewable by people of all ages.
e)    Does not contain nudity, prohibited drugs, alcohol, offensive acts, or language and/or illicit behaviour.
f)    Contains original content, with no re-use of existing content, whether video clips, or still images.
g)    Does not advertise, or promote any third party brand, or product of any kind.
h)    Does not contain any personal identification, including but not limited to, license plate numbers, personal names, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, or addresses.
i)    Does not contain material embodying the names, voices, likeness, or other indicia of, or identifying, any person, living, or dead (other than yourself and/or your team members), unless appropriate permission and releases have been obtained for your use of such material in your video. You will be required to submit signed releases to MTN for all persons featured in your video. Failure to provide this documentation will result in disqualification of your video at the sole discretion of MTN, without notice to you.
j)    Is accompanied by a signed statement of ownership, or proof of ownership of the video and its contents.
k)    Is not in violation of any applicable law, rule and/or regulation.
l)    Is provided along with your name and contact details.
m)    All videos submitted during the Contest time period shall be uploaded to the MTN Uganda YouTube channel within 24hours where viewers will watch them and the video with the most viewership shall be declared the Weekly Winner.

MTN reserves the right to disqualify any video submission for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion, including the determination in its sole discretion that a video submission fails to satisfy any of the above video content guidelines, or is inconsistent with the goals, image or policies of MTN.

2.    Time period: - The Contest will run from 17th April, 2014 to 7th May, 2014. The Weekly Play List Video with the highest viewership on the MTN Uganda YouTube Channel will be declared Winner every week.

3.    Eligibility
a)    The Contest is open to all residents in Uganda and citizens of Uganda over the age of 18 years old.
b)    Any person who on or after the applicable start date is an employee of MTN is NOT eligible to participate or win a prize. 
c)    You should be a law abiding citizen, or resident with no criminal record. All participants with criminal records shall be automatically disqualified.
d)    The submitting Performer and or any winner of the Contest must show proof of being an MTN Uganda subscriber.
e)    Each submitting Performer can only make one entry per Week and the same video cannot be submitted more than once.

4.    Prize
a)    There shall be Weekly prizes including Smart Phones and Cash from MTN Uganda for videos with the highest viewership in the Week.
b)    All taxes and other expenses associated with the prize are the Winners’ sole responsibility.
c)    The prize is not transferrable and will be handed to the Participant who submitted and owns the winning video.
d)    You agree to sign and return within a specified time, an affidavit of eligibility, a liability/publicity release and any other forms or documents required by MTN or by the tax authority, or any other governmental authority, as a condition of receiving a prize.
e)    MTN reserves the right to void any video submitted for a prize, if it believes such video was submitted other than as contemplated by these terms and conditions, or that the video has been tampered with in any manner.
f)    If in MTN’s sole discretion, it is determined that you have not complied with these terms and conditions and/or MTN is unable to contact you within a reasonable time period and/or you have failed to properly execute and return any required documents, within the specified time period and/or you have made false statements, and/or any notification is returned as undeliverable; then you will be disqualified.
g)    Should you make any false statement(s) in any document required by MTN, you will be disqualified.
h)    If you are disqualified for any reason, at MTN’s discretion, a runner-up may be selected and/or issued with the applicable prize, at MTN’s sole discretion.

5.    Winner notification and acceptance
a)    Upon submission of your video, all eligible video entries received will be reviewed to ensure their compliance with the video content guidelines.
b)    The winning video will be chosen by a Panel selected by MTN, in its sole discretion and the Panel’s decision shall be final.
c)    In the event that you are chosen as Winner but decline the prize, it will be cancelled and MTN will select another winner.

6.    Warranty and Intellectually property
a)    MTN has the right to remove and/or reject any video that violates copyright laws, or that infringes on anyone's rights, or privacy.
b)    By entering this Contest, you (in the case of a team, all members of your team jointly and severally) warrant and represent that you either own all right, title, and interest in and to any protectable content (including, but not limited to, copyrighted material, or proprietary information) contained in the video or, if your video contains content that would infringe any rights owned by a third party, that you have secured the right to use such content and to license the same to MTN under the terms set forth herein.
c)    With the understanding herein, you further grant and assign to MTN an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free, transferable license in the video (including all content and rights contained therein, including content owned by a third party) for all possible uses in any and all media, whether now known, or hereafter devised, including, without limitation, all rights of every kind and nature, including the right to edit, modify, alter, reproduce, copy, broadcast, or publish the video in its entirety, or of any portion thereof individually, and the right to create derivative works thereof and/or to combine any content with third-party works.

7.    Rights of MTN
a)    By entering this Contest, you (in the case of a team, all members of your team jointly and severally) expressly grant to MTN and its affiliates, licensees, agents, representatives, successors and assigns, a worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, exclusive license to use, publish, reproduce, perform, exhibit, broadcast, distribute, transmit, edit, modify, adapt, and create derivative works from, your video submission in this Contest, or any portion thereof, in any and all media now known, or hereafter devised (including, without limitation, television, radio, film, Internet, mobile, digital downloads, CDROMs, DVD’s and other pre-recorded media, and publishing and editorial media) and for any and all purposes of MTN (commercial and non-commercial), including, without limitation, using your video in connection with the advertising, promotion, publicizing, operation and conduct of MTN, all without attribution, or compensation to you (or to any of your team members).
b)    By entering this Contest, you (in the case of a team, all members of your team jointly and severally) expressly grant to MTN and its affiliates, assignees, licensees, legal representatives and transferees, a worldwide, royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, exclusive license to use, reproduce, publish, portray and display your name, likeness, voice and biographical information as contained in your video submission in this Contest, as well as your prize information (if you, or your team is selected as Winner), in connection with exploiting your video.
c)    By entering this Contest, you agree and consent to MTN’s collection, use and retention of the personal information that you provide to MTN for all purposes related to this Contest (including, but not limited to, processing and administering entries, sharing an entrant’s personal information with MTN’s service providers and contractors as necessary to conduct and operate this Contest, communicating with and awarding prizes to winners, making public announcements about winners, and advertising, promoting and publicizing this Contest). You also acknowledge that your information may be subject to the privacy policies of third parties and understand that the use of your data by any such third party is subject to the applicable privacy policy and that MTN is not responsible for such use.
d)    You consent to the use of your video by MTN on any media platform, at no cost to MTN, or benefit to you.
e)    You (in the case of a team, all members of your team jointly and severally) hereby waive any and all rights to review, or approve any use by MTN of your video, images, likenesses, photographs, sounds, recordings, or voices, contained therein.
8.    Indemnification
a)    You (in the case of a team, all members of your team jointly and severally) agree to indemnify and hold MTN, its affiliated entities, and their respective employees, officers, agents, licensees, and assigns, harmless from any claim and/or liability arising from your failure to obtain the permissions and grants of authority described in these terms and conditions including all claims for infringement of copyright or any form of intellectual property.
b)    You (in the case of a team, all members of your team jointly and severally) indemnify MTN for any claims and liability resulting from submission of the video to MTN, or MTNs subsequent use of the video, claims by people who appear in the video or if the video in any way contains material that violates any third party rights.
c)    You (in the case of a team, all members of your team jointly and severally) further agree to indemnify MTN, its affiliated entities, and their respective employees, officers, directors, agents, licensees, and assigns, harmless from any and all liability howsoever arising including oversight, negligence, or willful misconduct.
d)    You (in the case of a team, all members of your team jointly and severally) agree that MTN and its agents, in their sole discretion, may choose not to use your video, or images.

9.    General terms
a)    The Contest will be cancelled where it is void in whole, or in part where prohibited by law.
b)    MTN is not responsible for any entry that is incomplete or incorrect, or for any failures, errors, or delays with respect to submission of any entry.
c)    Any attempt by you to deliberately interfere with or manipulate the Contest may be a violation of criminal and/or civil law and may result, among other things, in disqualification from the Contest.
d)    MTN reserves the right, without prior notice and at any time, to terminate or suspend the Contest, in whole or in part, or to modify the Contest, should any factor (including but not limited to fraud or security breach) interfere with the Contest as contemplated by these terms and conditions or if MTN believes that the Contest has been or will be compromised in any way.
e)    Ugandan law shall govern this Contest. Any litigation of a dispute arising out of, or in connection with the Contest shall be subject to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of Ugandan courts. By submitting a video, you irrevocably consent and submit to the sole and exclusive jurisdiction of such courts for such purpose and waive any objection in connection with the same.