Terms & Conditions
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By your completing the product submission process and in consideration of the review of your product submission, you hereby irrevocably acknowledge and agree, with the intention of being legally bound, to the following terms and conditions: 1. You represent that: (i) any product and all material submitted with a product, including, without limitation, the Vendor Materials (as defined below), shall be original with you and that no other person has an interest therein or claim thereto; or (ii) you have sufficient rights in and to the product and all materials submitted with a product, including, without limitation, the Vendor Materials, such that your submission to QVC, Inc., HSNi, LLC and their respective parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries (collectively, “QVC”)shall not violate the intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights of any third party. 2. You hereby grant all necessary permissions to QVC to reproduce, use, and display any photographs, images, video clips and/or audio clips (collectively, the “Vendor Materials”) supplied by you to QVC, in all means and media now or hereafter existing, in connection with the promotion of QVC, its business and/or your product. Such permissions include, but are not limited to, the right to display, digitize, reproduce, enlarge, reduce, crop, edit or otherwise modify the Vendor Materials. You acknowledge and agree that QVC shall have no obligation to pay any compensation, fees, commissions or charges to you or any third party for the use of the Vendor Materials as described herein. 3. You acknowledge that review of the product submission in no way implies or creates a confidential relationship or any other obligation of any kind between you and QVC, including, but not limited to, an obligation by QVC to maintain the secrecy of any product or material submitted, to pursue your product, or to pay any consideration for any use of your product or material. 4. You acknowledge and give consent for QVC to transfer your submission to a third party for the purposes of review and/or potential development of your product or material. You acknowledge that as part of transferring the information from your submission, there may be personally identifiable information contained in your submission, product or material, and you give consent to QVC to transfer the same, and you warrant that QVC and its service providers have the right to use such personally identifiable information as contemplated in these terms and conditions. 5. You acknowledge that QVC may have developed, or may develop in the future, a product or material that contains elements or features similar or identical to the product or material submitted by you. 6. Your rights and remedies in connection with your product submission to QVC, or the product’s use by QVC if any, shall be limited exclusively to the rights and remedies you may be entitled to under applicable United States patent, copyright, and other intellectual property laws. The acceptance, consideration, and/or use of the product or material submitted with a product by QVC shall in no way restrict QVC’s right to contest the validity of any patent, trademark, service mark, or copyright that may have been or may hereafter be issued on, or obtained for, the product or material submitted. 7. You hereby waive all claims you may have of any nature whatsoever arising out of any disclosure or submission you may make to QVC. Furthermore, QVC accepts no responsibility for the safe arrival, handling, or return of any submission or material submitted with a product, and you hereby release QVC from any and all liability for loss of, or damage to, any product or material submitted to QVC. 8. These terms and conditions shall insure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective heirs, successors, representatives, assigns, and licensees. 9. You hereby agree that you have read and understand these terms and conditions, and that these terms and conditions contain the entire understanding between you and QVC regarding your product submission and may not be modified or waived except in writing signed by a duly authorized officer of QVC. 10. Should any provision or part of any provision be void or unenforceable, such provision or part thereof shall be deemed omitted, and these terms and conditions with such provision or part thereof omitted, shall remain in full force and effect. 11. These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania without regard to conflict of laws principles. Any suit brought under or in connection with these terms and conditions may be brought only in the courts of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Chester County, or in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and you hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction and venue of such courts. [ ] I agree to the above terms and conditions. Eligibility In order to be eligible for THE BIG FIND (the “Search”), you and/or your product (as applicable) must comply with all eligibility requirements established by QVC, Inc., HSNi, LLC and their respective parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries (collectively, “QVC”)for the Search, including the following: • Your product may not previously have been, and may not currently be, marketed, promoted, distributed or sold by QVC. • Your product must pass all applicable QVC quality assurance testing and otherwise conform to all applicable QVC regulations and standards. • Your submission must include all required fields in the submission form, as well as a video. The video should follow these guidelines: • Length should be 2 minutes or less. • Video should include an introduction of yourself and how you are related to the product (e.g., inventor, CEO, brand representative, etc.). • Video should include your best ‘product pitch,’ highlighting the features and benefits of the product, as if you were selling on-air at QVC or HSN. • Please note that we require a video link (e.g., YouTube, Vimeo, etc.), as opposed to an actual file upload. • You must comply with QVC’s shipping instructions (which may include utilization of QVC’s designated drop ship vendor, as determined by QVC) for customer fulfillment. • If selected as a finalist of the Search, you must provide sufficient product samples as requested by QVC and HSN. • If selected as a finalist of the Search, you must be willing to virtually present your product in front of a group of panelists from QVC and HSN beginning August 2, 2021. • Qurate Retail Group is committed to avoiding Conflicts of Interest in our business, whether actual or perceived. Conflicts of interest arise in a variety of ways, some examples include: •Personal relationships between vendors and QRG team members, including familial, romantic, and friend relationships; • Employment or other business relationships between vendors and QRG team members (in a personal capacity); and •Financial interests held by QRG team members in a vendor’s business. • Applicants and/or finalists must be willing to participate in press activities and social promotion for THE BIG FIND, as requested on a case-by-case basis.