Top Chef Instagram Quickfire Challenge - Voting Rules and Procedures

Top Chef Instagram Quickfire Challenge Voting Rules and Procedures These Voting Rules and Procedures are subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of Bravo Media, LLC (“Bravo”). Void where prohibited. Voting (“Voting”) is simple and easy. To vote, use Instagram to “like” your favorite Top Chef Quickfire Challenge dish (“Quickfire Challenge Dish” or “Photo”). Voting will be conducted pursuant to these Voting Rules and Procedures and any such other rules and procedures as Bravo may from time to time designate. Eligibility: You must be 13 years of age or older to submit your vote (“Vote”). You must be a permanent legal resident of the 50 United States (“Geographic Area”). Votes must be cast by the authorized Instagram account holder from which the Vote is made. Voting Period and Restrictions: Voting is open for twenty four (24) hours, starting on or about 6pm Eastern Time (“ET”) on May 27, 2015, and ending twenty four (24) hours after all of the Quickfire Challenge Dishes have been posted (“Voting Period”). Voting is currently limited to one (1) Vote per Instagram account per Quickfire Challenge Dish, but Bravo reserves the right to change the limit on the number of Votes, in its sole discretion. Notification regarding any such change will be announced via the BravoTV Instagram account. How to Vote by Instagram: During the Voting Period, search for the “BravoTV” account on Instagram. Then, Vote for your favorite Quickfire Challenge Dish by “liking” the Photo. You may Vote once per Quickfire Challenge Dish. Standard data rates apply in connection with the Voting. Please use caution and do not drive while Voting. Ties: In the event that at the end of the Voting Period there are multiple Photos in the Challenge that received the same number of “likes” and that number is more than the number of “likes” that any other Photo received in during the Voting Period, the Voting Period shall be extended one (1) hour (the “Extended Voting Period”) for the tied Photos. The tied Quickfire Challenge Dish that receives the most “likes” at the end of the Extended Voting Period will be the winning dish (if any). If there is another tie, the Extended Voting Period shall be extended by one (1) additional hour, and the process of extending the Voting Period by one (1) additional hour shall continue until the tie is broken. General Conditions: Bravo has the right, in its sole discretion, to void any Vote that appears to have been made by a person not meeting the eligibility requirements set forth above, or to be an automated or duplicate Vote, and has the right to permanently disqualify from any Voting any person it believes has violated these rules. If for any reason the Voting is not capable of being run or implemented as planned, including, but not limited to, as the result of infection by computer viruses or bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or any other cause beyond the control of Bravo, which is likely to, or actually corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Voting, then Bravo reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to withdraw the transmission of any Vote and/or to terminate or suspend the Voting at any point and declare the Voting results based upon the Votes up to that point. In the event of technical difficulties with the Voting, including, but not limited to, mobile or Internet service interruptions, Bravo reserves the right to review the Votes for accuracy and to take any appropriate action, including, without limitation, voiding the Votes cast during the time period in which such technical difficulties occurred, and/or take any action in its sole discretion that Bravo deems best in keeping with the fairness and integrity of the competition, and to take any action it deems appropriate. Bravo, NBCUniversal Media, LLC, The Mission Productions, LP (together, “Administrators”), and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, any other entity involved in the development or administration of the Voting, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and assigns (collectively the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for any computer, network, technical, electronic, human or other errors or problems of any kind, for any injury or damage to participants or to any person’s computer or mobile phone relating to or resulting from Voting or downloading materials or software in connection with the Voting, or for Votes that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, or late. By participating, each individual agrees to release and hold the Released Parties harmless against any and all claims and liability of any kind arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of their participation in the Voting. Administrators will take reasonable steps where practicable to prevent Voting outside of the Geographic Area; however, some Votes cast outside of the Geographic Area may be counted, and such individual waives any claims such individual may have against the Administrators as a result of the inclusion of such Votes. Caution: Any attempt by you or any other individual to deliberately damage any online service, mobile phone service, or website, tamper with the Voting process, or otherwise undermine the legitimate operation of the Voting is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Released Parties reserve the right to seek damages and/or other remedies from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Disputes: THESE RULES, AND SUBMISSION OF YOUR VOTE, ARE GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, AND THE FORUM AND VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN NEW YORK, NEW YORK. 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 NEW YORK. ALL PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH WILL BE CONDUCTED IN THE COUNTY OF NEW YORK. 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.