Terms & Conditions for Content Submission
Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully. If you do not agree to accept them, you should not proceed any further with the Kia-Buzz Fan Photos (also known as ‘Event’ in these terms and conditions) presented by Kia Motors Corporation (“Kia”). By continuing to participate in the Event, you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions.
You are providing your information to Kia. The information you are providing will be used for marketing purposes by Kia.
By submitting your photo to Kia Motors Corporation, you agree to grant us a royalty-free, non-exclusive license to publish and use your image on Kia-BUZZ.com and other Kia Motors operated websites and web properties such as its social media profiles, not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and YouTube. This also applies to all Kia subsidiaries, distributors dealerships, and affiliated partners companies, globally.
– You are giving permission to alter your image, but we will in no way distort/add things to the image that are not shown in the original image. Photo editing will be for purposes such as color, blurring of copyrighted material not owned by Kia, etc.)
– You’re giving us the permission to edit your writing if necessary, but we will in no way add false information you did not provide in your original writing (For grammar, spelling and purposes.)
1-1. Every application to participate in submitting their photograph and image content along with their text details shall be made by a natural person (“Participant” or “Participants”).
1-2. Entry and participation is free and you may submit photos more than once.
1-3. There is no limit to the numberof people that can participate.
1-4. Employees of Kia (and/or any employee of associated companies of Kia) may participate for their own enjoyment; however, they are not eligible for any prizes.
1-5. Kia reserves the right to exclude any person, or persons, from the Event who infringe upon the stated conditions of entry. Any person, or persons, using prohibited aids, or otherwise seeking to obtain advantage by manipulations of any kind whatsoever, will be excluded as well.
1-6. Kia reserves the right to refuse or accept any content from Participants that is deemed inappropriate at the sole discretion of Kia.
2. EVALUATION CRITERIA
Kia Motors Corporation or its agents will evaluate each submitted entry and choose to either publish or disregard submitted content based on editorial discretion and judgment.
3-1. Kia shall not be liable for: (i) late, lost, delayed, stolen, misdirected, incomplete, unreadable, inaccurate, misrepresented or unintelligible entries, communications or affidavits, regardless of the method of transmission; (ii) telephone system, telephone or computer hardware, software or other technical or computer malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, delays or transmission errors; (iii) data corruption, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alteration of entry or other materials; (iv) any injuries, losses or damages of any kind caused by the prize or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of a prize, or from participation in the Event; or (v) any printing, typographical, administrative or technological errors in any materials associated with the Event. Kia disclaims any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participating in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with the Event, and reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Event should a virus, bug, computer problem, unauthorized intervention or other causes beyond Kia’s control, corrupt the administration, security or proper play of the Event.
3-2. By participating, you agree that no claim shall be asserted against Kia, its affiliates or any of their respective directors, officers, employees or agents in respect of any and all losses or injuries (including without limitation special, indirect or consequential losses), damages, rights, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever that result from your participation.
4. OWNERSHIP OF CONTENT
4-1. Participants bear sole liability and sole responsibility for the legality of the data and for ensuring that they have the necessary rights to digital data supplied by them. Participants shall be liable for and hold Kia harmless from and against all losses and damages incurred and suits and claim brought by third party due to possible infringement of intellectual proprietary right of the third party. Participants shall, their own expense, take charge of the defense of any such suits and claim
4-2. Digital data and information must not contain statements of a racist, sexist, defamatory nature, statements glorifying violence or which could be construed as deriding, insulting or similarly offending specific individuals or groups. Any Participants violating this condition will be excluded from the Event forthwith and Kia reserves the right to take further legal action.
4-3. By submitting content to Kia Motors, except where prohibited by law, each Participant agrees that Kia has the right and permission to use and announce the name, picture, voice, performance, background and biographical data, photograph, image, testimonial, or other likeness, personal exposition (and/or any edited portion thereof), and/or any information contained in his/her entry for promotional, advertising, publicity and/or other purposes.
5. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
5-1. The legal relationship between Kia and the Participants is governed by the laws of the Republic of Korea. Any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with these promotions and contests must be brought in a court of competent jurisdiction in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
5-2. Kia is subject to the Republic of Korea data protection laws when collecting and processing personal data. However, if you communicate with Kia in regards to any and all legal actions or claims arising in connection with this event by email, you should note that the security of Internet email is uncertain. By sending sensitive or confidential email messages that are not encrypted you accept the risks of such uncertainty and possible lack of confidentiality over the Internet.
5-3. Kia reserves the right to amend these Terms and Conditions of entry at any time without prior notice.
5-4. Informative and explanatory material relating to the Event form an integral part of these Terms and Conditions. However, any terms and conditions on the informative and explanatory material relating to the Event that are contradictory to these Terms and Conditions shall be invalid and these Terms and Conditions shall prevail.
INQUIRY: Any inquiry related to participating shall be sent to either email at onlinesupport@Kia.co.kr or Kia Motors Corporation (Attn: Overseas Communication Team), 231 Yangjae-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, 137-938, Republic of Korea. Requests received after the close of the promotion period will not be honored.
Last Updated: March 19, 2013