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2012 Photofest Rules & Regulations

BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS PROGRAM, ENTRANTS AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND REGULATIONS AND THE DECISIONS OF ITT GOULDS PUMPS CORPORATION ("ITT GOULDS PUMPS”) AND WAIVE ANY RIGHT TO CLAIM AMBIGUITY IN THIS PROGRAM.


Qualified Entries

Entries should fit into one of the following categories:

Entry Categories

UPLOAD VOTE THEME DESCRIPTION
10/1/12-11/23/12 11/26/12-11/30/12 Working Together
(Sample image)
At Goulds, we’re stronger as one. Capture the collaboration that allows us to achieve our shared goals—between employees, distributors, and customers.
12/3/12-1/25/13 1/28/13-2/1/13 Powering Industry
(Sample image)
Our products and services keep the modern world spinning. From field installations to PRO Services activities, share the nuts and bolts of what Goulds has to offer.
2/4/13-3/22/13 3/25/13-3/29/13 Spanning the Globe
(Sample image)
Our diverse workforce touches every corner of our vast world. Take pride in the unique place you live and work, and put your background in the spotlight.


Entry Submissions

Entrants may participate in this program by registering online at www.pumpappreciationday.com/photofest and uploading their photo.

Entries submitted by any other means, will not be eligible. Entries will be accepted for the three “themes” outlined above. Any proprietary information, such as but not limited to, any trademarks, copyrights, trade names or other private information submitted or contained in a submission (or on the media containing a submission) must be populated with fictional information. Incomplete submissions will not be considered for awards.

Entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry. The authorized account holder is deemed as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses or the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Entries will not be returned.

How to Enter

To enter, visit www.pumpappreciationday.com/photofest; complete an entry form with the required information, including your name, company name, company address, and email address, and optional photo caption; and submit along with your photograph in accordance with the instructions that follow. There is no limit on the number of entries per person. Each entry must comply with the following requirements (the "Photograph Requirements")

Photographs must be in digital format. Only online entries will be eligible. Mailed or shipped entries will not be accepted. No print or film submissions will be accepted for entry. The photograph need not be taken with a digital camera; scans of negatives, transparencies, or photographic prints are acceptable. All digital files must be high resolution JPEG file format and less than 5 MB in size.


Entry Dates

Completed entries for each theme must be received by ITT Goulds Pumps by dates identified below to be accepted. Late submissions are not eligible
Midnight, 11/23/12 Working Together
 
At Goulds Pumps, we’re stronger as one. Capture the collaboration that allows us to achieve our shared goals—between employees, distributors, and customers.
Midnight,
1/25/13
Powering Industry Our products and services keep the modern world spinning. From field installations to PRO Services activities, share the nuts and bolts of what Goulds Pumps has to offer.
Midnight,
3/22/13
Spanning the Globe Our diverse workforce touches every corner of our vast world. Take pride in the unique place you live, and put your background in the spotlight.


All photo entries with more than one person in photo must be submitted under one (1) name. Should the winning photo feature more than one person, only the person submitting the photo will be awarded.

Multiple Entries

An entrant may submit one entry for each of the three categories outlined above as long as each entry is submitted with the appropriate documentation and electronic files required by these Rules and Regulations.  An entrant cannot submit the same application in more than one category.

Fees and Costs

NO FEE, PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER We Are Goulds Pumps Photofest. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE AN ENTRANT’S CHANCE OF BEING AWARDED. The entrant assumes all costs associated with preparation and submission of entry materials.

Judging

Five photo candidates from each theme will be selected by an internal team of ITT Goulds Pumps employees.  No telephone calls or correspondence will be accepted from entrants inquiring on judges’ selections. Upon final designation, each of the five qualifying photos will be voted on by clicking www. pumpappreciationday/photofest/vote. One award will be distributed per theme for the photograph receiving the most votes on the public voting webpage.

Awards will be distributed on the sole authority and discretion of the judges. All judges’ decisions are final. Any entrant who fails to comply with all of these Rules and Regulations will be disqualified.

The judges will assess entries using the following criteria:

Working Together
 
At Goulds, we’re stronger as one. Capture the collaboration that allows us to achieve our shared goals—between employees, distributors, and customers.
Powering Industry
 
Our products and services keep the modern world spinning. From field installations to PRO Services activities, share the nuts and bolts of what Goulds has to offer.
Spanning the Globe Our diverse workforce touches every corner of our vast world. Take pride in the unique place you live, and put your background in the spotlight.


Disqualification

An entrant’s submission(s) will be disqualified, at the sole discretion of ITT Goulds Pumps, if entrant attempts (a) to enter through any means other than as described in these Rules and Regulations, or (b) to disrupt the program, circumvent the terms and conditions of these Rules and Regulations, or in any way tamper with the program, or (c) enters any photographic content that is deemed as unacceptable in nature, which will be at the discretion of ITT Goulds Pumps. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the program may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, ITT Goulds Pumps reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Copyright and Re-use Authorizations

Submission constitutes permission for ITT Goulds Pumps and its designees to use the awardees’ name, likeness and submitted images for print samples bearing the Photofest logo for an indefinite period beginning October 1, 2012, without additional compensation unless otherwise prohibited by law.

Award Recognition

Information about the entries will be shared with the public and posted to the Awards website,  www.pumpappreciationday.com/photofest/awards up-to-one week subsequent to the theme’s closing.  Additionally, each top vote-getter will be contacted either by telephone or email using the contact information provided by the entrant in their entry form.

Eligibility

  • All ITT Corporation employees, authorized ITT/Goulds Pumps distributors, and ITT/Goulds Pumps customers.
  • Any special terms and conditions for international participants?

Award

Awardees in each theme will receive the recognition detailed above. The above recognition has no cash value and are not redeemable or refundable for cash. Award recognition will be subject to prevention or delay for any cause or event beyond ITT Goulds Pumps’ reasonable control, including without limitation, war, civil disturbance, terrorist acts, acts of the public enemy, embargo, failure of subcontractors/vendors to perform, lockout, strike, other labor action, or acts of God.

General Conditions
This program is VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW and invalid in any State or country that requires the registration or licensing of such matters, unless ITT Goulds Pumps has registered the program in such U.S. State or country. This program and these Rules and Regulations shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, United States without regard to its conflict of laws principles. Each participant: (a) agrees that any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this program shall be instituted exclusively in New York; (b) waives any objection to the venue of any such suit, action or proceeding and the right to assert that such forum is not a convenient forum; and (c) irrevocably consents to the jurisdiction of the courts of New York, U.S., in any such suit, action or proceeding.

All international, federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. By entering, participants release and hold harmless ITT Goulds Pumps and its respective subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents from any damage or liability of any kind arising from or in connection with this program, including but not limited to claims based upon the infringement of a third party’s intellectual property rights or claims based upon the enjoyment of the Awards.

ITT Goulds Pumps is not responsible for errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects in part or whole, delays in operations or transmission, theft or destruction of unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials, or for any technical or non-technical network, telephonic, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate or partial transmission of or failure to receive entry information on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any website or any combination thereof. ITT Goulds Pumps is not responsible for any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any materials in the program. ITT Goulds Pumps reserves the right to cancel temporarily or permanently the electronic method of entries if it becomes technically interrupted.

The sole purpose of this Awards program is to promote employee engagement. The Awards program does not constitute an offer or obligation to participants to buy any products or services from ITT Goulds Pumps.

These rules may be changed or modified without notice.

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