NEXON AMERICA, INC.
DIRTY BOMB “SKYHAMMER WAR STORY” CONTEST
No purchase required to enter or win.
Sponsor: The Dirty Bomb “Skyhammer War Story” Contest (the “Promotion”) is sponsored by Nexon America, Inc., 222 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 300, El Segundo, CA 90245 (“Sponsor”).
Eligibility: The Promotion is open only to current players of the Dirty Bomb service run by Sponsor (as opposed to any other version of Dirty Bomb) who: (a) are at least thirteen(13) years of age as of the start of the Promotion Period (defined below); and (b) have never been banned or suspended, or had an account banned or suspended, for hacking or similar violations of Dirty Bomb’s license agreement(s) or Sponsor’s terms of service. Any entrant that is under the age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence must have their parent or legal guardian’s permission to participate in the Promotion, and must provide evidence of such permission to Sponsor in whatever form required if requested by Sponsor. Employees, officers and directors of Nexon America, Inc., its affiliated companies, agents thereof, the immediate family of any such person (defined as parents, children, siblings and husband or wife), or those with whom such person(s) are domiciled, are not eligible to participate. The Promotion is void where prohibited.
Agreement to Official Rules: Participation in the Promotion constitutes the participant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
Timing: The Promotion begins on at the time the Promotion is announced on the Sponsor’s forum thread dedicated to the Promotion (the “Thread”) and ends on February 26, 2015 at 11:59:59 pm Pacific Time (the “Promotion Period”). Submissions that are submitted before or after the Promotion Period will be disqualified. Sponsor’s computer will be the official timekeeping device for this Promotion. Entrants are responsible for calculating the difference in time zones.
How to Participate: To participate in the Promotion, entrants should write an origin story for the Dirty Bomb mercenary Skyhammer. The biography for Skyhammer, which will be made available on the Thread, is as follows:
Entrants are asked to write a story that describes Skyhammer’s history leading up to present day (present day being defined as the current time in the game universe). Entrants are encouraged to use their creativity in giving Skyhammer a backstory – possible themes include his early childhood, his military career, specific fights in which he was involved, his court martial, etc. Once entrants have written their story, entrants should upload the story to the Thread.
- Submission Requirements. All stories submitted to Sponsor as part of the Promotion must comply with the following Technical and Content Guidelines. Any story that violates these guidelines will not be eligible to be judged or awarded a prize:
The story must:
a. Be in a format capable of acceptance by the Thread. Postings may be done by directly posting the story (space permitting) or by linking to a file uploaded elsewhere. If the story is placed in a file uploaded elsewhere, entrants are responsible for ensuring that Sponsor can access the story freely;
b. Be no more than 1,000 words in length.
The story must:
a. Be focused on Skyhammer’s history, not present day experiences within the universe of Dirty Bomb;
b. Not contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright or trademark infringement;
c. Not in any way disparage Sponsor, any of its products or services, the Promotion, or any person or party affiliated with the Promotion, or alternatively appear to promote any direct competitor of Sponsor;
d. Not contain text or imagery that is inappropriate, indecent, obscene hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion);
e. Not include threats (expressed or implied) to any person, place, business, or group;
f. Not violate the privacy rights or any other rights of any person, business, or group;
g. Not name or depict any real life third party without his/her permission;
h. Not contain text or imagery that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age; and
i. Not contain material that is unlawful, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any jurisdiction where the story is created.
Limit one (1) story per person or Nexon.net account. Neither Winner’s or entrant’s stories will be considered canon. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, illegible or misdirected stories, which will be disqualified/not counted (as applicable), or for any error, whether human, technical or otherwise. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any entrant it finds to be tampering with the operation of the Promotion, such as using automated submission or text generation software, or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of Nexon.net ID account that is used to register for the Forum will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the e-mail address that registered for the Nexon.net ID.
- Intellectual Property: By submitting a story as part of this Promotion, each entrant acknowledges and agrees to the following:
a. Entrant irrevocably grants to the Sponsor, its agents, licensees, and assigns the unconditional and perpetual (non-exclusive) right and permission to copyright, reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, modify, create derivative works of, exhibit, and otherwise use the story or any part thereof as-is or edited (with or without using any entrant’s name) in any media throughout the world for any purpose, without limitation, and without additional review, compensation, or approval from any entrant or any other party.
b. Entrant forever waives any rights of copyrights, trademark rights, privacy rights, and any other legal or moral rights that may preclude the Sponsor’s use of the story, or require any entrant’s permission for the Sponsor to use the story.
c. Entrant agrees not to instigate, support, maintain, or authorize any action, claim, or lawsuit against the Sponsor on the grounds that use of the story, or any derivative works thereof, infringes any rights that any entrant or third party may have as creator (or co-creator) of the story including, without limitation, copyrights, trademark rights, and moral rights.