Terms, Eligibility and Conditions
The 2016 Cribsie Awards are scheduled as follows: Nominations will take place November 9, 2015 to December 11, 2015 (11:59pm Eastern Time). Finalists will be announced December 16, 2015. Public voting will be conducted from January 11 to January 29, 2016 (11:59 Eastern Time). All winners will be announced March 4, 2016. The 2016 Cribsie Awards is cohosted by StrollerTraffic and The Baby Guy (sometimes hereinafter referred to as “hosts”).
The Cribsie Award Competition is open to all organizations and individuals involved in the baby/kid industry across six categories. Entries to the general Cribsie Awards must have been available in the United States market for at least part of 2015 and fit into category specifications; entries do not, however, need to have been created in 2015. Entries to the Cribsie New Arrival program must have been brought to market in the United States in 2015.
A selection committee, determined by hosts, will choose the finalists for the general Cribsie Awards based on the number of nominations/votes, quality of material, and current industry standards. Finalists will be voted upon by the general public. All accepted New Arrival submissions will be evaluated by the Cribsie Academy.
Each entrant and winners (which term, as used herein, includes finalists) acknowledges and agrees that his/her entry submission and all related materials created in or arising out of such submission, and all right, title and interests in and to them shall be and hereby are, effective upon creation, assigned to and become the property of hosts. Without limiting the foregoing, The Cribsie Awards will have the irrevocable, royalty-free, fully paid-up worldwide, perpetual right (and if necessary, license) to edit, re-edit, adapt, modify, reproduce, promote, distribute create derivative works and otherwise use the entry and related materials in any way it sees fit and in any form or media whether now or hereafter known or developed. Entrant hereby gives The Cribsie Awards and its agents and assignees, full permission and authority to use, publish and display the submission, as well as entrant’s (and any other person included in the submission) name, voice and photograph or other likeness for advertising or other related purposes in any media whether now or hereafter known or developed without additional compensation.
There is a three product limit to the number of entries that may be submitted/nominated by any entrant for the general Cribsie Awards (entrants for the Cribsie New Arrivals are fee-based and unlimited). A completed online entry form must accompany each entry.
Users are limited to one vote per award per email address.
Employees of the hosts; any promotional companies or advertising agencies participating in the Awards and employees of their respective subsidiaries and affiliates; any persons involved in the creation, development, or implementation of these Awards; and any other persons or entities directly associated with this Awards and any members of their immediate families or households (“Award Parties”) are ineligible to participate as entrants.
Entries that contain pornographic material, propagate “hate” messages, make defamatory statements, or which are otherwise extraordinarily offensive are not eligible.
Ineligible entries may be disqualified at any phase of the competition without notification. Incomplete or late entries will be disqualified. Entries must comply with file specifications on entry page and must be in English. Entries must not infringe on, misappropriate or otherwise violate any third-party rights (including but not limited to copyright, trademark, rights of publicity or privacy or any other proprietary right), and must be deemed suitable by hosts. Entrant agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless host and each of its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any losses, damages, or expenses arising from or in connection with infringement, misappropriation or violation of any third party rights. Entries deemed lewd or offensive may be disqualified, in hosts’ sole discretion. Entries that comply with format specifications may be acknowledged by e-mail, but remain subject to full eligibility determinations at the sole discretion of hosts.
Acknowledgment of Entries
Entrants for nominations will receive an email acknowledgment when an entry has been received. Voters will receive an email acknowledgment when their vote has been received. Finalists will be notified no later than December 16, 2015.
Terms and Conditions of Entry/Usage
The Cribsie Awards assumes all nominations are original and the entrant/nominator is either a consumer or business owner/representative. The Cribsie Awards are not liable for any copyright infringement on the part of the entrant.
Submission of any entry acknowledges the right of the Cribsie Awards to use it for exhibition, promotion and publication purposes in any medium.
Timely submission of an entry meeting the eligibility requirements as stated herein ensures that an entrant’s work will be reviewed and considered for recognition. No other representation or warranty is made by The Cribsie Awards concerning entries and all implied warranties are hereby expressly disclaimed.
If an entry receives an award, the manner and details of announcing such nomination and award is strictly within the discretion of The Cribsie Awards. Entrant understands that all awards may not be given or publicized in the same manner.
The personal data we collect from registered Cribsie Awards users will not be disclosed to any third party, including advertisers. The hosts will utilize this information to determine who users are, and where their interests lie. The hosts may, at times, provide advertisers with demographical statistics of the Cribsie Awards user base as a whole (i.e., 90 percent of users live in metropolitan areas; 65 percent of users have two children under the age of 2), but your personal information is stored on a restricted database server that can only be accessed by the hosts. Hosts maintain the right to contact registered Cribsie Awards users regarding Cribsie Awards updates and to invite registered users to join the host communities.
Third-party advertisers may also place or recognize a unique cookie on users’ browser.
Links to Other Sites
The Cribsie Awards website may include links that enable users to access third party Web sites. host is not responsible for the content that appears on those sites, and does not endorse these sites. Please consult those sites’ individual privacy policies in order to determine how they treat user information.
Any attempt by any person to deliberately damage any web site or undermine legitimate operation of a contest may constitute a violation of criminal and civil laws, and should such an attempt be made, host reserves the right to seek damages from and/or to prosecute any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Hosts and their affiliates (StrollerTraffic.com, ScooterTraffic.com, BabyGuyGearGuide.com) are in no way liable for any damage, loss, or injury resulting from computer malfunctions, misdirected or incomplete entries, or acceptance and use of awards. Hosts and their agents shall have no liability or responsibility for injuries, damages or liabilities caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Awards. Hosts reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Awards should virus, bugs, or other causes beyond the control of host corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Awards process.
By entering the Cribsie Awards or accepting an award, each entrant and winner hereby voluntarily and irrevocably releases, holds harmless and agrees not to institute any claim against hosts, sponsors, or any of their respective parents or affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents from any losses, damages, or expenses from any and all injuries, losses or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with, either directly or indirectly, (1) the awarding, acceptance, receipt, possession, use and/or misuse of any prize awarded herein; and/or (2) participation in the Awards related activities.
Under no circumstances will any entrant or winner be permitted to obtain awards for, and each entrant and winner hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys’ fees, and entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
By entering the Cribsie Awards and accepting an award or otherwise submitting information in connection with this Awards, entrants and winners shall be deemed to have agreed to have their entry information made available to the host.
Hosts and their affiliates are in no way liable for any damage, loss, or injury resulting from computer malfunctions, misdirected or incomplete entries, or acceptance and use of a prize. Hosts and its agents shall have no liability or responsibility for injuries, damages or liabilities caused or claimed to be caused by participation in the Contest or the use or misuse of a prize. host reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Contest should virus, bugs, or other causes beyond the control of host corrupt the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper play of the Contest and award the prizes from all eligible entries received prior to cancellation or suspension.