Contest Terms & Conditions

General Green Mountain Compost/CSWD Contest Terms & Conditions:

  1. Entrants may not win more than once in the same contest organized by Chittenden Solid Waste District (CSWD) or Green Mountain Compost.
  2. Entrants may not win prizes valued at a total of more than $600 within a 12-month period.
  3. Entrants may not be employees or direct relatives of employees of CSWD or Green Mountain Compost.
  4. By participating, where allowed by law, all participants grant CSWD or Green Mountain Compost exclusive permission to use their names, photographs, and likenesses for promotional purposes and waive any claims to royalty, right, or remuneration for such use.
  5. Consumer Created Content.
    If the entry for the contest includes any creative material from the participant, including but not limited to, consumer created content, by submitting your entry:
    (1) you agree that your disclosure is gratuitous, unsolicited and without restriction and will not place CSWD or Green Mountain Compost under any fiduciary or other obligation, that the company is free to disclose the ideas on a non-confidential basis to anyone or otherwise use the ideas without any additional compensation to you;
    (2) you acknowledge that, by acceptance of your submission, CSWD or Green Mountain Compost do not waive any rights to use similar or related ideas previously known to sponsor, or developed by their employees, or obtained from sources other than you;
    (3) you are verifying that you are the owner and producer of the submitted material and that no third party ownership rights exist to any material submitted, and
    (4) you are hereby granting the CSWD or Green Mountain Compost a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) right and license to use, publish, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, distribute, have distributed and promote such content in any form, in all media now known or hereinafter created, anywhere in the world, for any purpose.
  6. By participating in the Contest, each participant and winner waives any and all claims of liability against the CSWD or Green Mountain Compost or its employees and agents, for any personal injury or loss which may occur from the conduct of, or participation in, the Contest, or from the use of any prize.
  7. Taxes.  Any valuation of the prize(s) stated above is based on available information provided to CSWD or Green Mountain Compost, and the value of any prize awarded to a winner may be reported for tax purposes as required by law.  Each winner is solely responsible for reporting and paying any and all applicable taxes related to the prize(s) and paying any expenses associated with any prize which are not specifically provided for in the official rules.  Each winner must provide CSWD or Green Mountain Compost with valid identification and a valid taxpayer identification number or social security number before any prize will be awarded.  Any person winning over $600 in prizes from CSWD or Green Mountain Compost will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS.
  8. Facebook. Contests and promotions appearing on Facebook are in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotions should be directed to CSWD or Green Mountain Compost.