2018 Through the Lens of Our Members

2018 Through the Lens of Our Members

We are building our next Co-op Calendar and Members Handbook, and we want to feature photographs taken by our members! It's easy to submit a photo for consideration.

HOW TO ENTER: Submit your photo by email - address to brianl@cullmanec.com and attach a high-resolution jpeg of your image. Be sure to include the following information in your email:

  • Your/the photographer’s name (if submitting on someone else’s behalf; however, you must have all necessary rights in the photo to submit)
  • The date and location in which the photograph was taken (This contest is limited to photographs taken within the State of Alabama)
  • Why you chose to submit this photograph/why you like it
  • Your/the photographer’s contact information including address and telephone numbers

Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. CT on September 30, 2017. See Official Rules for additional information.

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2018 Co-op Calendar and Member Handbook Photo Contest Official Rules


No purchase necessary. The contest is open only to legal residents of the United States, though anyone can submit photos for potential publication by Cullman Electric Cooperative. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to enter. Cullman Electric Cooperative is the sole sponsor of this contest. Members, employees, officers, directors, and representatives of Sponsor and its corporate affiliates, and those with whom such persons are domiciled, are eligible to participate. Void outside the United States and where prohibited by law. Contest subject to all federal, state and local laws.

HOW TO ENTER: Submit your photo by email - address to brianl@cullmanec.com and attach a high-resolution jpeg of your image. Be sure to include the following information in your email:

  • Your/the photographer’s name (if submitting on someone else’s behalf; however, you must have all necessary rights in the photo to submit)
  • The date and location in which the photograph was taken (This contest is limited to photographs taken within the State of Alabama)
  • Why you chose to submit this photograph/why you like it
  • Your/the photographer’s contact information including address and telephone numbers

 

Please do not submit heavily manipulated images (i.e. Photoshopped.) It is acceptable to adjust images to achieve a color balance that reflects the scene as you observed it. Cropping is also acceptable. Cullman Electric Cooperative has the right to disqualify any image which it feels has been overly altered.

Only amateur photographers are eligible. Professional photographers (i.e. anyone who earns more than 50 percent of his or her annual income from photography or determined at Sponsor’s sole discretion) are not eligible.

By entering, you grant Cullman Electric Cooperative permission to use your photo in perpetuity in any medium, including to edit, publish, distribute and republish it in any form. Photographers retain the copyright to their images. All entries are subject to Cullman Electric Cooperative’s submission guidelines.

Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. CT on September 30, 2017. Entries that are late, incomplete, unreadable, inaccurate, unintelligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules will be disqualified. Sponsors are not responsible for lost, destroyed, or misdirected entries.

PRIZES:

No compensation shall be awarded; however, winners will receive photo credit in any and all publications and publicity using the photograph that are submitted as an entry for this contest.

SELECTION OF WINNERS: Winners will be selected based on originality, creativity, and skill by Cullman Electric Cooperative staff. The winners will be notified by phone, email, or letter on or before October 31, 2017. The number of eligible entries will determine the odds of winning. Sponsor is not obligated to leave voice mail, answering machine, or other messages.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating in this Contest, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects. By entering, each entrant agrees to release, discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless the Sponsor and its parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and marketing agencies and each of their respective employees, officers, shareholders, directors, representatives and agents (collectively, “Releasees”) from and against any claims, damages or liability involving or arising out of (i) late, lost, delayed, misdirected, postage due, mutilated, incomplete, unreadable, inaccurate, garbled or unintelligible entries; (ii) telephone system, technical or computer malfunctions, lost connections, disconnections, transmission or other errors of any kind whether mechanical, human, electronic or otherwise; (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, including death, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by the prize or resulting from acceptance, possession or use or misuse of any prize or from participating in the Contest or any Contest related activity; or (v) any printing, distribution, typographical, administrative, human or technological errors involving or associated with the Contest. Sponsor disclaims any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participating in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with the Contest.

Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to modify, cancel or suspend this Contest (or any portion of the Contest) should any virus, bug, computer problem or other cause or problem corrupt or inhibit the administration, security or proper operation of the Contest and, in such situation (or in the event of any type of error), to select the winners from eligible entries received prior to the action taken or in such manner as deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. In no event will Sponsor be liable for more than the stated number of prizes in these Official Rules. Sponsor may prohibit entrant from participating in the Contest or winning a prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant or Sponsors’ representatives. Releasees have not made and/or are not responsible for any misrepresentation or guaranty, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the prizes. Winners agree and acknowledge that Sponsor may use the winner’s name, voice, biographical data, likeness and city name in any and all media throughout the universe and in perpetuity for promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.

By entering the Contest, entrants agree that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Contest, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering the Contest, but in no event will attorneys’ fees be awarded or recoverable; and (3) under no circumstances will any entrant be permitted to obtain any award for, and entrant hereby knowingly and expressly waives all rights to seek, punitive, incidental or consequential damages and/or any other damages, other than actual out-of-pocket expenses, and/or any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.

WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners, available after October 31, 2017, or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Cullman Electric Cooperative ATTN: Communications, P.O. Box 1168, Cullman, AL 35056. Please specify “Official Rules” or “Winners List.” Requests must be received by December 31, 2017.

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