1. General

The “Name-the-Character” competition (“Competition”) is managed and promoted by Paradox Interactive, Västgötagan 5, 556667-4759 (“Paradox”, “we”, and “us”). These terms and conditions explain who may participate, the time frame, entries, costs and expenses, intellectual property, disqualification, privacy, notification, prize, taxes etc. Please read these terms and conditions carefully prior to participating. By entering this Competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.

2. Entrants

The Competition is open for anyone around the world aged 16 or above and who has a Paradox Account. Entrants under the age of 18 require parental consent to participate. Employees (and members of their immediate family) of Paradox, our agents, affiliates, and anyone connected to this competition are not eligible to enter.

3. Time Frame

The Competition runs from 16.00 CEST on June 10, 2019 and ends at 23.59 CEST on July 10, 2019 (“Time Frame”). The winner of the Competition will be announced within one (1) week of the closing date of the Time Frame. Late entries or participation will not be considered.

4. Rules to Participate

  • In order to participate in the Competition, the participant must submit a name (at least first name and last name) suggestion through the questionnaire found at www.romerosrye.com. The ten (10) participants with the best name suggestions, based on, amongst other, theme and general appropriateness will win prizes, see section five for more information. One of the ten winners will also have their name suggestion being used for the character in question.
  • The winners will be decided by a judging panel, which will be made up of Paradox Interactive and Romero Games employees. The jury’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Your entry must adhere to Paradox's Privacy Policy, Terms of Use and Rules of Conduct, all available on www.paradoxplaza.com and must not contain (i) content abusive and/or disrespectful towards other people, (ii) obscene, vulgar, and inappropriate text/images, or (iii) content inappropriate based on sexuality, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or other beliefs, disability, or age.
  • You guarantee that you have the right to grant and that use of your name suggestion will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party;
  • Each participant may submit as many name suggestions as they wish, however, a participant winning the Competition may only receive one (1) prize.
  • Paradox, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person that it determines has violated these terms and conditions or has tampered with the entry process or the operation of the Competition;

Entries that does not comply with the rules, may be deemed invalid at the sole discretion of Paradox. Paradox is not responsible for entries not received for whatever reason, for example, but not limited to technical, hardware or software malfunctions, misdirected entries, lost or unavailable network connections, incorrect, garbled, failed, delayed electronic or other communications or other technical problems related to entries.

Paradox reserves the right, at its sole discretion and at any time, to change or modify these terms and conditions, such change shall be effective immediately upon posting to this webpage. Paradox also reserves the right to amend or cancel the Competition if circumstances arise outside of Paradox’s reasonable control.

Paradox is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition.

Any participant who attempts or enters the Competition in a manner, which in Paradox’s determination is contrary to these rules or by its nature is fraudulent or unjust to other entrants including without limitation tampering with the operation of the Competition, hacking, cheating, deception or any other unfair playing practices such as intending to threaten, annoy, abuse, or harass any other entrants or Paradox and/or any of its agents or representatives, or who submits an illegible or incomplete entry may be rejected from the Competition at Paradox’s sole discretion.

5. Prize

There will be ten (10) winners of the Competition. The winners will each win:

  • One (1) Paradox Interactive Collection (approximate value 960$)

Apart from the above, one (1) of the winners will also have their name suggestion being used for the character in question.

The prizes stated above have no alternatives. The prizes iare non-transferable and cannot be sold. If due to circumstances beyond reasonable control of Paradox, Paradox is unable to provide the above stated prize, Paradox reserves the right to award substitute prizes of equal value. All prizes are subject to the terms and conditions of any supplier. Any taxes due on the prize will be paid by the winner and the winner is responsible for contacting their respective tax authority. Paradox’s decision as to those able to take part and selection of winners is final. No correspondence relating to the Competition will be entered into.

6. Intellectual Property

By submitting your name suggestion to us you hereby grant Paradox a non-exclusive, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, and worldwide license to use, modify, reproduce, publish, perform, display, distribute, make derivative works of and otherwise commercially and non-commercially exploit all content submitted by you in any manner or medium now existing or hereafter developed, without separate compensation to you or any other person or entity.

7. Results

The winner will be contacted by email. Paradox is entitled to select an alternative winner if the winner does not reply within five (5) days from receiving confirmation of winning. A list of all winner(s) will be available on the Paradox Forum for fourteen (14) days following the day of the selection of the winner. Paradox reserves the right to choose another winner if satisfactory proof of age is not received.

8. Privacy

Any entrant’s personal data processed in conjunction with the Competition is processed for the purpose to execute the Competition and to adhere to any legal obligations. Processing of personal data for this purpose is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party. If Paradox is not allowed to process the personal data, the entrant will not be able to participate in the Competition. Paradox will share the personal data only to such partners (Romero Games) and suppliers that must have it in order to execute the Competition, i.e. partners providing the prizes and carriers. These recipients may process the personal data outside of the European Union and Paradox ensures the safety of the personal data by entering into legally binding and enforceable standard data protection clauses or any other appropriate safeguard. The personal data will be processed for up to three months from the end of the competition or as long as Paradox is legally obliged to process the data. For more information about how Paradox processes personal data and to read more about your rights, please read our privacy policy, which can be found here.

9. General Release

General Release: By entering the Contest, you release Paradox and all Social Media Sites and any of its or their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees and agents from any liability whatsoever, and waive any and all causes of action, related to any claims, costs, injuries, losses, or damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with the Contest or delivery, mis-delivery, acceptance, possession, use of or inability to use a Prize (including, without limitation, claims, costs, injuries, losses and damages related to personal injuries, death, damage to or destruction of property, whether intentional or unintentional), whether under a theory of contract, tort (including negligence), warranty or other theory.

10. General

The Competition and these terms and conditions will be governed, construed and interpreted under the laws of Sweden without regard to its conflict of law principles. This Competition is subject to all applicable laws and is void where prohibited. Any provision of these terms and conditions deemed unenforceable will be enforced to the extent permissible, and the remainder of these terms and conditions will remain in effect. Paradox shall not be responsible for late, lost, illegible, incomplete, damaged or misdirected entries and accepts no responsibility for any injury, loss or damage of any kind resulting from an Entrant's participation in this Contest. Paradox reserves the right to amend these Official Rules or to terminate this Contest. These Official Rules may be changed at any time, but only by Paradox and only by posting new rules on Paradox's web site (including the user forums). These Official Rules will not be construed to impose upon Paradox any obligations for any losses, debts or other obligations incurred by any Contest participant. By entering, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Paradox, which are final and binding in all respects.

The Contest and all accompanying materials are Copyright ©2019 by Paradox Interactive AB. All rights reserved.