To help me celebrate 5-years of YouTube tutorials and 5,000 subscribers, the Adobe Community Experts program is sponsoring a giveaway where you can win a Creative Cloud all apps subscription for a year!
The draw will take place on Sunday, 30th June 2024
Complete the form linked from the button below to enter:
Official Rules

1. Eligibility: The ShiveringCactus 12-month Adobe Creative Cloud giveaway is sponsored by the Adobe Community Experts Program.  This giveaway is subject to UK and local laws and regulations and void where prohibited by law. 
2. Sponsorship. The sponsor is the Adobe Community Experts Program.  
3. Agreement to Rules: By entering this giveway, the Entrant (“You”) agrees to abide by the Sponsor's Official Rules and decisions, which are fully and unconditionally binding in all respects. The Sponsor reserve the right to refuse, withdraw, or disqualify any entry at any time at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. By entering this giveaway,  you represent and warrant that you are eligible to participate based on eligibility requirements explained in the Official Rules. You also agree to accept the decisions of the Sponsor as final and binding as it relates to the content of this ShiveringCactus 12-month Adobe Creative Cloud giveaway. 
4. The ShiveringCactus 12-month Adobe Creative Cloud giveaway Entry Period: This promotion begins on [Date] at [Time] BST and ends on [Date] at [Time] BST (“Entry Period”). To be eligible for thegiveaway, entries must be received within the specified Entry Period. 
5. How to Enter: Eligible entrants can enter the ShiveringCactus 12-month Adobe Creative Cloud giveawayby submitting an entry via the online form provided at [Campaign URL] As a participant, your entry must fully meet all giveaway requirements, as specified in the Official Rules, in order to be eligible to win a prize. Incomplete entries or those that do not adhere to the Official Rules or specifications will be disqualified at the Sponsor's sole discretion.  You can only enter this contest once.  The form is set to only allow one entry per user (this is controlled by Google accounts).  You will need a Google account to enter, but you can submit a different email address for your Adobe account.  The Adobe account email cannot be substituted for another, should your entry be successful.  Before drawing a winner, the entries will be filtered to duplicate email addresses and those entries removed.  The winning email will be submitted to Adobe's Program Manager, after which ShiveringCactus will not be able to assist with any account management / support.  There is no monetary equivalent prize.  There is no second prize or additional giveaway prizes.  Should it become clear that there is deliberate, volume efforts to cheat the results, the giveaway will be shut down with no prize awarded.  
You do not need to subscribe to the ShiveringCactus YouTube channel. Subscriptions will have no bearing on the result of the giveaway.
Fraudulent methods of entry or circumvention of the rules may result in the Sponsor invalidating your entries and removing them from the giveaway at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. 
6. Prizes: The Winner(s) of The ShiveringCactus 12-month Adobe Creative Cloud giveaway (the “Winner”) will receive 12-months of Adobe Creative Cloud subscription. The prize shall be determined solely by the Sponsor. There shall be no cash or other prize substitution permitted except at the Sponsor’s discretion. The prize is non-transferable. The Winner, upon acceptance of the prize, is solely responsible for all expenses related to the prize, including without limitation any and all local, state, and federal taxes. The Winner shall not transfer assignment of the prize to others nor shall the Winner request the cash equivalent or prize substitution. 
7. Odds: The total number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. 
8. Selection and Notification of Winner: The Winner will be selected by using Adobe After Effects random() expression. ShiveringCactus and/or The Sponsor will notify the Winner(s) by email within 30 days of the contest Winner selection.  Please note, if ShiveringCactus falls ill, is involved in an accident, dies or their YouTube channel is shut down, there will be a delay in notification. The Sponsor is not responsible for nor shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to email security settings that may cause notifications to be marked as spam or junk email. Nor shall be Sponsor be liable for the Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the Winner 1) fails to claim the prize within 30 days from the time the award notification was sent, 2) is found ineligible, or 3) does not complete and return an executed declaration and release within the specified timeframe, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner may be selected. Receipt of the prize (offered in the The ShiveringCactus 12-month Adobe Creative Cloud giveaway) by the Winner is upon the condition of compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. IF THE WINNER VIOLATES ANY OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES, THE WINNER (AT THE SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL BE DISQUALIFIED, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED. 
9. Rights Granted by You: By submitting an entry into this giveaway, You understand and agree that the Sponsor, any individual acting on the Sponsor’s behalf, and the licensees successors, and assigns of the Sponsor shall, where permitted by law, have the right to print, publish, broadcast, distribute and use in any media known now or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, worldwide, and without limitation, your submission, name, photo, portrait, voice, likeness, image, statements about The ShiveringCactus 12-month Adobe Creative Cloud giveaway, and your biographical information for news, publicity, advertising, promotional purposes, trade, information, and public relations without any further notice, review, consent, compensation, or remuneration. 
10. Terms & Conditions: In its sole discretion, the Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend, cancel, or terminate The ShiveringCactus 12-month Adobe Creative Cloud giveawayshould non-authorized human intervention, a bug or virus, fraud, or other causes beyond the Sponsor’s control, impact or corrupt the security, fairness, proper conduct, or administration of the sweepstake. The Sponsor, in the event of any of the above issues, may determine the Winner based on all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by the Sponsor. Individuals who tamper with or attempt to tamper with the operation or entry process of the sweepstake or website or YouTube channel or violates these Terms & Conditions will be disqualified by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. In its sole discretion, the Sponsor has the right to maintain the integrity of The ShiveringCactus 12-month Adobe Creative Cloud giveaway, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user; multiple entries from the same computer beyond the number allowed by the sweepstake rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Attempts by any entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of The ShiveringCactus 12-month Adobe Creative Cloud giveaway may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. If any such attempt is made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. 
11. Limitation of Liability: Your entry into The ShiveringCactus 12-month Adobe Creative Cloud giveaway constitutes Your agreement to release and hold harmless the Sponsor and its subsidiaries, representatives, affiliates, partners, advertising and promotion agencies, successors, agents, assigns, directors, employees, and officers against and from any and all claims, liability, illness, injury, death, litigation, loss, or damages that may occur, directly or indirectly from participation in the sweepstake and/or the 1) Winner accepting, possessing, using, or misusing of any awarded prize or any portion thereof; 2) any type of technical failure; 3) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions, phone, or Internet service; 4) unauthorized intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; 5) electronic error or human error in the Promotion administration or the processing of entries. 
12. Disputes: THIS SWEEPSTAKE IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM, WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. The Entrant agrees, as a condition of participating in this promotion, that if any disputes cannot be resolved between the Entrant and the Sponsor, and if causes of action arise out of or are connected with this sweepstake, they shall be individually resolved exclusively before a court located in the UK having jurisdiction, without resorting to any form of class action. Under no circumstances in any such dispute shall the participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and hereby waives all rights to, punitive, incidental, or consequential damages, including reasonable attorney’s fees, other than participant’s actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e. costs associated with entering this sweepstake, which is free to enter). The participant waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. 
13. Privacy Policy: Information submitted with an entry is subject to the Privacy Policy stated on the shiveringcactus.net website.  The Google Sheet generated from the Google Form and respective downloaded CSV file will be deleted within 30 days of the competition draw.  No further information on entrants will be retained by ShiveringCactus.
14. Winners List: You may obtain a copy of the Winner’s name(s) or a copy of these Official Rules, by sending your request via mail with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: [company name] [address] [city] [state/province] [postal code] [country]. Requests must be postmarked no later than [date, time, timezone]. 15. [Social Media Channel-Specific Rules]: [here you should add any rules specific to the channels you will use for the contest. For example, Facebook requires that you include the following verbiage if you plan to use Facebook to communicate or administer your contest or sweepstakes: The [Sweepstakes or Contest] hosted by [your company name] is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook.] 16. ___ By checking here, You, the Entrant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules.
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