Firefox Quantum Extensions Challenge Official Rules

1. Sponsor. Sponsor of this promotion is Mozilla Corporation, 331 E. Evelyn Avenue, Mountain View, CA, 94041.

2. No Purchase Necessary; Entry Instructions. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY MONEY IS NECESSARY TO ENTER. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE THE CHANCES OF WINNING. This is a contest of skill. Odds of winning the promotion depend on the number and quality of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED AND WHERE ANY REGISTRATION, BONDING OR LOCALIZATION REQUIRED.

To enter the promotion you must (i) have created an extension that was first listed on addons.mozilla.org no earlier than January 1st, 2018; and (ii) submit an entry via https://goo.gl/forms/U4ReAbu8qPsFtMPF3, providing your name, requested contact information, and a link to your add-on submission. All requested entry information must be provided. Further eligibility requirements are set forth below. Please note that the terms “add-on” and “extension” may be used interchangeably herein.

An entrant may submit up to three (3) separate entries, and any attempt by any participant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email or addresses, accounts, identities, or any other methods will void that participant's entries and that participant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the entry will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. In the event of an ongoing dispute as to any entrant, Sponsor has the right to make a determination as to entrant in its sole discretion.

You may enter as an individual or as part of a Team. For purposes of these Official Rules, a “Team” is defined as a group of individuals entering the promotion jointly as one entrant. Teams may have no more than 3 members. By submitting your entry, either as an individual or as part of a Team, you are agreeing to these Official Rules. A Team will collectively also be deemed an entrant. Your entry submission information must include (i) your name and email address, and (ii), if applicable, the names of all Team members.

For any Team submission, the Team must agree to and designate one person as the agent of the Team to submit the entry and to accept the prize on behalf of the Team. Each individual on a Team must agree to these Official Rules. You may not make changes to your Team once registered to participate. By submitting an entry, the submitter represents that all Team members have read and agreed to these Official Rules.

All entries must meet the following criteria:

  • An entry shall consist of an extension that is listed on addons.mozilla.org and which meets the criteria set forth herein.
  • Entrant must have all rights necessary to post and submit the entry.
  • Each entrant must be the maker of the submitted add-on and must have previously entered into the Firefox Add-on Distribution Agreement with Mozilla with respect to that extension. By entering this promotion, each entrant (either as an individual or a Team) certifies and represents that they remain in compliance with the Firefox Add-on Distribution Agreement they entered into when submitting their add-on for listing on addons.mozilla.org.
  • At the time of entry, entries must be listed add-ons on addons.mozilla.org and must be governed by a valid license.
  • At the time of entry, entries must meet the following criteria: The add-on was first listed on addons.mozilla.org no earlier than January 1st, 2018; or The add-on was ported to the WebExtensions API on addons.mozilla.org no earlier than January 1st, 2018.
  • Entries may not contain likenesses of any individuals who are under 18 years of age or who have not provided their authorization. By submitting likeness of any individual under the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence, you represent that you have received permission from such minor’s parent or legal guardian to include such minor’s image.
  • Entries may not contain material that is obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or violate any law. Entries must be appropriate for viewing by the general public; appropriateness will be determined by Sponsor.

Sponsor reserves the right to reject any entry for any reason.

3. Promotion Period. This promotion begins at 12:01 am PT on March 15, 2018 and ends at 11:59 pm PT on April 15, 2018 (the “Promotion Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the promotion. All entries must be received during the dates and times specified in the Promotion Period.

4. Eligibility. In order to be eligible, participants must: (i) be at least the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence; and (ii) not be prohibited from participating by law, by company or employer policy, or by third-party agreement. In addition, employees of Sponsor and its parent and affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. Entrants must be individuals. Organizations such as corporations, educational institutions, non-profits or any other legal entities are not permitted to enter this promotion.

5. Winner(s). There will be one prize given to the winner of each of three Add-on Categories (defined and identified below). There will be one prize given to the runner up of each of the three Add-On Categories. Winners will be selected on April 30, 2018 and announced by on or about May 8, 2018. The overall “best” entry in each Add-On Category will be selected as a winner. The Add-on Categories are as follows:

  • Best Dynamic Theme
  • Best Tab Management/Organization
  • Best Extension for Games & Entertainment

6. Judging. Judging will be done by Sponsor and Sponsor shall have sole discretion in determining winners based on the following equally weighted criteria specific to each of the following three Add-on Categories:

Best Dynamic Theme Criteria:

  • Appearance
  • Originality
  • Depth of transformation

Best Tab Management/Organization Criteria:

  • Usefulness
  • Performance
  • User experience

Best Extension for Games & Entertainment Criteria:

  • Originality
  • Fun factor
  • Performance

Before selecting the winners, Sponsor will identify 3 to 5 “finalists” in each Add-on Category on or about April 20, 2018. Thereafter, Sponsor will invite members of the add-ons.mozilla.org community to vote on the finalists. Community members must use the above criteria when voting for their favorite add-ons. Sponsor will then consider the community feedback when making its final decisions as to the winners and runners up in each Add-on Category.

7. Prizes.

  • The winner of each Add-on Category will receive an Apple iPad Pro 10.5” Wifi 256GB ($799 each)
  • The runner-up of each Add-on Category will receive a $250 USD Amazon gift card

The aggregate retail value of all the prize(s) is approximately $4,750. Sponsor shall have final and sole discretion as to the specifications, model numbers, features and colors of prizes. No substitution, assignment or transfer of the prize is permitted, except by Sponsor, who has the right to substitute a prize with another of comparable or greater value. Winner is responsible for all taxes and fees associated with the receipt and/or use of the prize, and winner may be required to provide tax information prior to receiving the prize.

8. Conditions of Participation. By submitting an entry for this promotion, you agree to abide by these rules and any decision Sponsor makes regarding this promotion, which Sponsor shall make in its sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify and prosecute to the fullest extent permitted by law any participant or winner who, in Sponsor’s reasonable suspicion, tampers with Sponsor site, the entry process, intentionally submits more than a single entry, violates these rules, or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.

9. Intellectual Property. By submitting an entry for this promotion, you agree that your entry is governed by a valid license. Each participating entrant hereby warrants that any entry and other materials and information provided by entrant do not violate or infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity, moral rights or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity, and do not violate any rules or regulations. If the entry or information or materials provided by entrant contain any material or elements that are not owned by entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, entrant represents he or she has obtained, prior to submission of the entry and information or materials, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit use and exploitation of the entry and information and materials by Sponsor in the manner set forth in the Official Rules without additional compensation.

Each entrant warrants that the entry and materials and information provided do not contain information considered by entrant, its employees or personnel, or any other third party to be confidential. Entrant agrees that Sponsor has the right to verify the ownership and originality of all entries and that, upon Sponsor’s request, entrant must submit a written copy of any release or permission entrant has received from a third party granting entrant the right to use such property. Entrant understands and acknowledges that in the event a submission is selected as a winning entry, and entrant’s ownership, rights and the originality of the entry cannot be verified to the satisfaction of Sponsor or is in any other way ineligible, Sponsor may select an alternate winner based on the same judging criteria. You acknowledge that other entrants may submit entries that are similar to yours and that they, or Sponsor, may already be considering or developing, or may subsequently consider or develop independent of the promotion, content or ideas that are related or similar to yours. You acknowledge that this does not create in Sponsor or others any obligation or liability to you.

10. Disclaimer, Release and Limit of Liability. SPONSOR MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY PRIZE OR YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION. BY ENTERING THE PROMOTION OR RECEIPT OF ANY PRIZE, EACH ENTRANT AGREES TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS, ADVERTISING/PROMOTION AGENCIES, AND PRIZE SUPPLIERS, AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE PARENT COMPANIES AND EACH SUCH COMPANY’S OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND AGENTS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “RELEASED PARTIES”) FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, OR DAMAGE TO OR LOSS OF PROPERTY, ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION OR RECEIPT OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE. THE RELEASED PARTIES ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR: (1) ANY INCORRECT OR INACCURATE INFORMATION, WHETHER CAUSED BY ENTRANTS, PRINTING ERRORS OR BY ANY OF THE EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMMING ASSOCIATED WITH OR UTILIZED IN THE PROMOTION; (2) TECHNICAL FAILURES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO MALFUNCTIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, OR DISCONNECTIONS IN PHONE LINES OR NETWORK HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE; (3) UNAUTHORIZED HUMAN INTERVENTION IN ANY PART OF THE ENTRY PROCESS OR THE PROMOTION; (4) TECHNICAL OR HUMAN ERROR WHICH MAY OCCUR IN THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE PROMOTION OR THE PROCESSING OF ENTRIES; OR (5) ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE TO PERSONS OR PROPERTY WHICH MAY BE CAUSED, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, FROM ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION OR RECEIPT OR USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE. If for any reason an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the promotion, provided that if it is not possible to award another entry due to discontinuance of the promotion, or any part of it, for any reason, Sponsor, at its discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In event that production, technical, programming or any other reasons cause more than stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, unawarded, eligible prize claims.

11. Privacy and Use of Personal Information. Sponsor collects personal information from you when you enter this promotion. Sponsor reserves the right to use any information collected in accordance with its privacy policy, which may be found at https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/privacy/.

12. GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTES. THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE PROMOTION ARE GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, AND THE FORUM AND VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL BE IN SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA. IF THE CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE RESOLVED THROUGH DIRECT DISCUSSIONS OR MEDIATION, IT SHALL THEN BE RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS STREAMLINED ARBITRATION RULES AND PROCEDURES OR SUBSEQUENT VERSIONS THEREOF (“JAMS RULES”). THE JAMS RULES FOR SELECTION OF AN ARBITRATOR SHALL BE FOLLOWED, EXCEPT THAT THE ARBITRATOR SHALL BE EXPERIENCED AND LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN CALIFORNIA. ANY SUCH CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM WILL BE ARBITRATED ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS, AND WILL NOT BE CONSOLIDATED IN ANY ARBITRATION WITH ANY CLAIM OR CONTROVERSY OF ANY OTHER PARTY. ALL PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH WILL BE CONDUCTED IN SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA. THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.

13. Publicity Grant. Except where prohibited, participation in the promotion constitutes entrant’s consent to Sponsor’s and Sponsor’s designees’ publication, broadcast, display, sharing and use of entrant’s name, likeness, voice, image, persona, biographical information, entry and audio and visual content shared by entrant for any purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.

14. Confidentiality. Submissions will be shared with others and portions of entries may be reproduced elsewhere, including in connection with promotion-related publicity materials. You should not disclose any information in your entry that is proprietary or confidential. No confidential relationship is established between you and Sponsor in connection with your entry.

15. Winners List. Individuals may request the name of winner(s) by submitting a self-addressed stamped envelope prior to June 1, 2018 to Mozilla Firefox Quantum Extensions Challenge Winner’s List Request, 331 E. Evelyn Ave., Mountain View, CA 94041. Vermont residents may omit postage.