Jimdo Video Contest Rules of Participation

Each person submitting a video for consideration in the Jimdo Video Contest agrees to the following rules of participation.

  • To participate, upload a video to www.youtube.com and fill out the entry form.
  • The video resolution must be at least 640 x 480 pixels and be shorter than five minutes.
  • Videos previously produced for compensation and/or copyrighted materials are not eligible and will be disqualified from this contest.
  • The title you choose for your video on YouTube must be the same as the topic you selected (unless you choose your own, in which case the title must describe what the video's about).
  • If you use music in your video, make sure not to infringe on any copyrights - otherwise Jimdo cannot include your video in the contest (see hints for making videos).
  • You must tag your video on YouTube (see Jimdo tags).
  • Following the deadline at 6 p.m. EST on June 30, 2011, the Jimdo Jury will select a 1st place winner, and a selection of the remaining videos will be shown on www.jimdo.com for voting. The remaining winners will be chosen by community voting. Winners will be announced and informed on July 25, 2011. The judges' decision is final.
  • The top ten finalists will be asked to send an original copy of their video to Jimdo. Jimdo is authorized to publicize and distribute winning videos and links to non-winning videos.
  • By submitting a video to this contest, you grant to Jimdo an irrevocable, royalty-free license to copy, distribute, modify, display and perform publicly, and otherwise use, as well as authorize others to use, your video in whole or partial form for any purpose and in any media format, including online at Jimdo.com and for publicity and news media use in print and online. You grant Jimdo the right to make a selection from your video for these purposes.
  • You also agree that the video may be posted online on all JimdoPages, for example for the purpose of user voting or announcing the winning video. By uploading a video to YouTube, you verify that the video is free of third-party rights and that Jimdo is not responsible for any claims that may arise.
  • By submitting a video, you declare that that you own all rights to the video, unlimited utilization rights to all image files and that both images and sound are free of third-party rights. Furthermore, you guarantee that no personal rights have been violated in the depiction of individuals.
  • Participants must be a minimum of 18 years of age, or be at least 16 years of age and have the permission of a parent or legal guardian.
  • The contest is void where prohibited or restricted by law. No purchase or payment of money is necessary to enter or win.