ION Television – Very Merry Recipes – Win 1 of 3 American Express Gift Cards valued at $1,500 each
IONTelevision’s “Very Merry Recipes Sweepstakes”
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOTINCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
IONTelevision’s “Very Merry Recipes Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) starts on December3, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on December 28, 2017 at11:59 p.m. ET (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Followingthe Sweepstakes Period, a random drawing will be conducted to select three (3)potential Prize Winners. Prize Winners may be featured, at Sponsor’sdiscretion, on-air and/or on Sponsor’s or its affiliates’ websites, on one ormultiple occasions prior to May 1, 2018.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakesis open to legal residents that physically reside in the fifty (50) U.S. orthe District of Columbia and are the legal age of majority in the jurisdictionin which they reside (and at least eighteen (18) years old) as of date ofentry. Entriesoriginating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. Employees, officers and directors of ION MediaEntertainment, Inc. (“Sponsor”), its parent companies, subsidiaries,affiliates, and those entities involved in the preparation of materials and/oradministration of this Sweepstakes, and the immediate family members (parents,spouses, children and siblings and their spouses, regardless of where they reside)and those living in the same household (whether or not related) of suchindividuals are not eligible to enter or win. Subject to all applicablefederal, state and local laws. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. The information youprovide as detailed below will only be used in connection with this Sweepstakesor in connection with promotional or other activities of Sponsor.
HOW TO ENTER: An eligible entrant(each such eligible entrant, a “Participant”) can enter the Sweepstakes duringthe Sweepstakes Period by (i) visiting http://iontelevision.com/VeryMerrySweeps(the “Website”), (ii) providing an email address, and (iii) successfullyperforming any of the actions listed on the Website (each, an “Entry Method”and together, the “Entry Methods”) in accordance with the instructions listedon the Website and these Official Rules. Entries submitted via any of the EntryMethods shall each be referred to herein as an “Entry” and collectively as the “Entries”.Bysubmitting an Entry, you accept these Official Rules and agree to be bound bythe decisions of Sponsor, which will be final.
For any Entry Methodslisted on the Website requiring Participant’s use of Instagram, Twitter orFacebook:
InstagramEntry Methods: For Entries made via any InstagramEntry Methods listed on the Website, follow the instructions on theWebsite to (i) launch the Instagram application on your web-enabled device and (ii)post a photo during the Sweepstakes Period with all hashtags listed in theinstructions for such Entry Method. Before entering theSweepstakes, the “Photos Are Private” option in your Instagram account settingsmust be set to “OFF”. Entries uploaded from private Instagram accounts will not beeligible. It is not necessary to purchase any product to enter. No individuals otherthan the Participant may be included in any photograph submitted as part of anEntry.
TwitterEntry Methods: For Entries made via anyTwitter Entry Methods listed on the Website, follow the instructionson the Website to (i) launch the Twitter application on your web-enabled deviceand (ii) tweet (or re-tweet, as directed in the Entry Method instructions) aphoto or caption during the Sweepstakes Period with all hashtags listed in theinstructions for such Entry Method. Before entering theSweepstakes, the “Private” option in your Twitter account settings must be setto “OFF”. Entries uploaded from private Twitter accounts will not beeligible. It is not necessary to purchase any product to enter. No individuals otherthan the Participant may be included in any photograph submitted as part of anEntry.
NOTE: IF YOU CHOOSE TO ENTER VIA FACEBOOK, TWITTER OR INSTAGRAM USING YOURMOBILE DEVICE, STANDARD DATA FEES MAY APPLY. YOU SHOULD CONSULT YOURWIRELESS SERVICE PROVIDER’S PRICING PLAN FOR DETAILS. YOU AGREE TO INCUR ANYAND ALL CHARGES DEMANDED BY YOUR WIRELESS CARRIER. YOU SHOULD ALSO CHECK YOURDEVICE’S FEATURES FOR CAPABILITIES AND CHECK THE DEVICE MANUAL FOR SPECIFIC USEINSTRUCTIONS.
The number of Entries received for successfully performingan Entry Method (and any limitations or caps on the number of Entries receivedfor performing such Entry Method during the Sweepstakes Period) will be setforth across from each such Entry Method on the Website. NOTE: For any “Refer aFriend” Entry Method, you will only receive the number of Entries set acrossfrom such Entry Method once a friendsuccessfully completes at least one Entry Method in accordance with theseOfficial Rules. Entries will not be judged or scored. Any attempt by any Participant to obtain more than the stated number ofEntries by using multiple/different email addresses, Instagram, Facebook orTwitter accounts, identities, registrations and/or logins, or any other methodsmay void that Participant’s Entries and that Participant may be disqualified,in Sponsor’s discretion. Entries generated byscript, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entryprocess are void. Entries received from any Participant or email address inexcess of the daily limitation specified above will be void. Multiple Participants are not permitted to share thesame Instagram, Facebook or Twitter accounts. Eligible Participants using multiple/different Instagram, Facebook orTwitter account to enter the Sweepstakes will be disqualified. In theevent of a dispute as to any Entry submitted via Instagram, Facebook or Twitter,the authorized account holder of the email address used to register on theplatform will be deemed to be the Participant. 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 emailaddresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each potentialwinner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
RANDOM DRAWING: Three (3) prize winners (each, a “PrizeWinner” and together, the “Prize Winners”) will be selected in a random drawingfrom all completed, correct and eligible Entries under the supervision of thepromotions department of Sponsor whose decisions are final in all matterspertaining to this Sweepstakes. Random drawing will take place on or about January8, 2018. Odds of winning are dependent upon the total number of eligibleentries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential prize winners will be notifiedby Sponsor via email to the email address that was provided at the time ofEntry (the “Initial Winner Notification”). Noprize will be awarded without winner validation and verification. A potentialwinner must respond within forty-eight (48) hours of Initial WinnerNotification to provide a mailing address. In the event (i) the Initial WinnerNotification is returned as undeliverable, (ii) Sponsor is unable to contactpotential winner, (iii) potential winner does not respond with their mailingaddress within forty-eight (48) hours of the Initial Winner Notification, (iv)potential winner fails, in the sole discretion of Sponsor, to provide Sponsorwith satisfactory proof of age, identity, or residency, (v) potential winnerfails to sign and return any documentation requested by Sponsor within the timeperiod specified by Sponsor, or (vi) potential winner is not in compliance withthese Official Rules, such potential winner’s prize will be forfeited and, atSponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner may be selected by a subsequentrandom drawing.
PrizeS: Each Prize Winner willreceive one (1) $1,500 American Express Gift Card.(the “Prize”). Prize provided to Sponsor by the Prize Provider (as definedbelow). Exact prize awarded will be determined by Sponsor and Prize Provider,whose decisions and final determination of prize awarded will be final. Prize Winnermay not substitute, assign or transfer Prize (or any portion thereof) or redeemPrize (or any portion thereof) for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at itssole discretion, to substitute any Prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparableor greater value. The Prize Winner is responsible for all applicable federal,state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expensesassociated with Prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided.The Prize Winners may be issued certain tax forms for the retail value of theprize won. All Prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Prize:$1,500.00.
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES: As used in these Official Rules, the term “ParticipantSubmission” means any photographs, likenesses, artwork, computer-generatedimages or any other graphical or textual materials or content uploaded,submitted or otherwise provided to Sponsor by a Participant as part of an Entry,including, but not limited to, any Instagram, Facebook and/or Twitter postsmade in connection with the Sweepstakes. Participantrepresents and warrants that any Participant Submission included as part of anEntry is non-professional and the sole, original work of Participant, and thathe/she exclusively owns and/or controls all right, title and interest(including, without limitation, copyright) in and to such Participant Entry,and has secured any and all necessary third-party consents, rights, licensesand permissions required in order for Participant to enter into and comply withthese Official Rules and to grant Sponsor the rights to use his/her Entry ascontemplated in these Official Rules. EachParticipant further represents and warrants that his/her Entry (including allParticipant Submissions submitted in connection therewith): (i) complies withthese Official Rules; (ii) does not infringe any third party’s copyright,patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary or intellectual rights orviolate any third party rights of publicity or privacy; (iii) is not thesubject of any actual or threatened litigation or claim; (iv) is not obscene,offensive, libelous, pornographic, threatening, abusive, contains illegalcontent, or is otherwise objectionable, as determined by the Sponsor, in itssole discretion; (v) does not constitute or encourage a criminal offense, orthat would otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law; (vi) does notdisplay any logos or trademarks not owned by Participant; (vii) does notcontain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personalnames, account information, e-mail addresses or street addresses; (viii) doesnot communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/orgood will to which Sponsor wishes to associate, as determined by Sponsor in itssole discretion; (ix) does not include anydisparaging remarks relating to the Sponsor or any third party; and (x) hasnot been previously published or submitted in any other competition. All Entries are subject to approval by Sponsor andSponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entry for any reason, in its soleand absolute discretion, including its determination in its sole discretionthat an Entry fails to satisfy any of the above requirements.
LICENSE/USE OF ENTRIES: By submitting an Entry, you grant Sponsor aperpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub-licensable,unconditional and transferable license to edit, modify, cut, rearrange, add to,delete from, reproduce, encode, store, modify, copy, transmit, publish, post,broadcast, display, adapt, exhibit and/or otherwise use or reuse your Entry(including, but not limited to, any Participant Submissions submitted inconnection therewith) and your name, photograph, and any other biographicalmaterials provided, in any and all media, throughout the world, and in anymanner, for trade, advertising, promotional, commercial, or any other purposeswithout further review, notice, approval, consideration, or compensation toParticipant or any third party.
ADDITIONAL TERMS: Released Parties arenot responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen,delayed, misdirected, undelivered, postage-due mail or garbled Entries, or forlost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider(ISP), Website, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or other connections, availabilityor accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephoneor cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled,delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer or mobile device hardware orsoftware malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors ordifficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer,network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection withthe Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties whichmay occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, theprocessing of Entries, Instagram, Facebook or Twitter posts, the announcementof the prizes, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties arealso not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whethercaused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programmingassociated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are notresponsible for injury or damage to any person’s computer or mobile device relatedto or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or use of Facebook, theTwitter application, the Instagram application or the Website. Persons whotamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes, Instagram, Facebook,Twitter or the Website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner orwho are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor,will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. Should anyportion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised for anyreason, including (but not limited to) by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorizedhuman intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor,corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, orsubmission of Entries, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, tovoid suspect Entries and to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes (or anyportion thereof) and, if suspended or terminated, at its discretion, select thepotential winner(s) in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspectEntries received up to the time of such action. INNO EVENT SHALL PARTICIPANT BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER, AND PARTICIPANT HEREBYWAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTALDAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES AND ALL OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGINGA CLAIM.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BYANY PERSON OR PERSONS, WHETHER OR NOT A PARTICIPANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANYWEBSITE OR APPLICATION ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CONTEST OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT ORLEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWSAND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCHPARTICIPANT, AND SPONSOR, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEKANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THEATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
CHOICEOF LAW:All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretationand enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations ofparticipant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governedby, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of NewYork, USA and any controversy or claim not settled by the parties arising outof or relating to this Sweepstakes will be resolved in New York City in a courtof competent jurisdiction.
WINNER’S NAME: The name of all prizewinners will be available after January 8, 2017 at http://iontelevision.com/contest-winnersfor a period of at least thirty (30) days.
SPONSOR: ION Media Entertainment, Inc., 601Clearwater Park Road, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401.
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK, OR TWITTER, YOU ARE PROVIDING YOUR INFORMATION TO SPONSOR AND NOT TO ANY SOCIAL MEDIA SERVICE SUCH AS INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK OR TWITTER.
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