Terms and Conditions

 

Rules Meljourne Women™ Applications and Sharing Your Story Submissions: Meljourne Media, LLC, and its respective affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, founder/owner, advisors, shareholders, employees and agents, and any and all Internet servers and access provider(s) (collectively, "Released Parties") are not responsible for: any incorrect, inaccurate, libelous, or fraudulent information supplied by any applicant; human error; technical malfunctions; failures, omission, interruption, deletion, or defect of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, server providers, or software, including any injury or damage to applicant's or any other person's computer, files, or operating system relating to or resulting from Meljourne Woman applications/nominations or Share Your Story submissions; inability to access the Websites; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of information provided by applicants; entries that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website; printing, typographical, or human or other errors; and any applications which are late, lost, incomplete, delayed, misdirected, stolen, garbled, mutilated, inaccurate, illegible, or any combination thereof. Only on-line applications will be received. All applications become the property of Meljourne Media, LLC and will not be returned or deleted. Personally identifying information (i.e. first AND last names, or names of organizations) will not be shared by Meljourne Media, LLC with the general public, unless they are selected to be a Meljourne Woman™. However, Meljourne Media, LLC reserves the right to share non-personally identifying information such as, but not necessarily limited to: summaries of submitted meljourne journeys with first names and states of residence attached; types and categories of tragedies or adversities; types and categories of strategies utilized to overcome those tragedies or adversities; age, race, gender, and other demographic information may be used for research purposes as well as released in general informational venues to further our mission of promoting hope, perseverance, and promise across America. Applicants hereby represent and verify to Meljourne Media, LLC that any and all information provided by the applicant are true, accurate and non-libelous. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN APPLICANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, Meljourne Media, LLC RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY'S FEES) FROM ANY SUCH APPLICANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

 

Eligibility: The application and submission process is open to only individuals 21 years of age or older as of the date of application, except employees and members of their households, whether or not related, and immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings, children and each of their respective spouses regardless of where they reside) of Meljourne Media, LLC and its affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or be selected as an Meljourne Woman™. Meljourne Media, LLC reserves the right to conduct background check(s) on any applicant prior to entering into a contract designating said applicant as an Meljourne Woman™ and reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any person based, in whole or in part, on such background check if Meljourne Media, LLC determines in its sole discretion that designating said applicant as an Meljourne Woman™ might reflect negatively on Meljourne Media, LLC or any of its respective affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, and/or its respective founder/owner, advisors, shareholders, employees and agents. By applying to be an Meljourne Woman™, all applicants and/or entrants agree to release the Released Parties from and against all claims and damages arising in connection with each applicant's application and participation and/or the applicant’s designation as an Meljourne Woman™ including any injury or harm resulting from the use of the vehicle or any travel or activity related thereto.

Meljourne Woman™ Applications. No purchase or donation is necessary to apply/nominate and purchasing or donating will not increase your chance of being selected as an Meljourne Woman™. This is not a sweepstakes, lottery, or Game of Chance. Applications are not selected at random or by chance. No money, prize, or other benefit inures to any applicant unless said applicant is selected as a Meljourne Woman™ and enters into a contract with Meljourne Media, LLC. Such contract will include: the advantage of having her story featured on the Meljourne Media website and throughout the Meljourne Women Line’s marketing material for one (1) campaign; a four-piece, name-sake jewelry collection artistically representing her journey; a financial compensation of five percent (5%) of the net profit from the sale of her collection; the opportunity to designate one (1) non-profit organization as her beneficiary to also receive five percent (5%) of the net profit from sale of her collection - all subject to the terms and conditions of the contract entered into by and between the two parties. The applicant(s) selected to be a Meljourne Woman™ will be required to execute a waiver of right to sue, release of liability and publicity (where permitted by law), and return same, fully-executed and notarized. If applicant is unable or fails to enter into a contract with Meljourne Media, LLC upon the terms and conditions as set forth therein, to return all requested forms fully-executed and notarized by the specified date, or if the applicant fails to comply with these Official Rules, or if Meljourne Media, LLC deems for any reason and at its sole discretion not to enter into a contract with applicant, then applicant’s selection as an Meljourne Woman will be void his/her place as a potential Grand Prize Winner will be forfeited. Nothing in these Official Rules shall require Meljourne Media, LLC to enter into any contract with an applicant. Meljourne Media, LLC's decisions with respect to the application, selection and identification process shall be final and binding. By applying to be an Meljourne Woman™, each applicant consents to the use by Meljourne Media, LLC, and its designees of applicant’s name, photograph, likeness, biography, voice, performance and/or video for advertising and promotional purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the universe in perpetuity and without additional compensation, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law or otherwise amended by contract between Meljourne Media, LLC and the applicant.

 

Share Your Story Submissions: No purchase or donation is necessary to submit a Share Your Story form and purchasing or donating will not increase your chance of being featured as an example of American perseverance of Meljourne Media, LLC’s social media sites. This is not a sweepstakes, lottery, or Game of Chance. Submissions are not selected at random or by chance. No money, prize, or other benefit inures to any person who submits this form. Nothing in these Official Rules shall require Meljourne Media, LLC to enter into any contract with any person who submits a Share Your Story form. By submitting a Share Your Story form, each submitter gives Meljourne Media, LLC consent to share submitter’s story information provided on said form with the general public (i.e. via social media) at Meljourne Media, LLC’s sole discretion. Each submitter also gives Meljourne Media, LLC consent to include submitter’s first name and state of residence in any sharing/promotion of submitter’s story to the general public. Meljourne Media, LLC will keep all personal contact information private and confidential. Submitter hereby attests to the fact that all information provided on his/her submitted Share Your Story form is true and accurate.

 

General for All Applications and Submissions: Application materials, data, or information that has been tampered with or altered are void. If, in Meljourne Media, LLC's opinion, there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of any application, or if a computer virus, bug, unauthorized intervention, fraud, theft, technical difficulties, or other failures compromise, corrupt, or otherwise affect the administration, integrity, or security of the application process, Meljourne Media, LLC reserves the right at its sole discretion to: disqualify any applicant(s)/submitter(s); modify or suspend the application/nomination/submission process; or terminate the application/nomination/submission process. Any attempt by an entrant or any other individual to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of Meljourne Media, LLC or any of its affiliates is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Meljourne Media, LLC reserves the right to seek damages and other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.