Disney – Avatar The Way Of Water – Win one Avatar The Way of Water prize pack
AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER SWEEPSTAKES
To enter this Sweepstakes, you must agree to and abide by these Official Rules (“Official Rules”).
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. YOU MUST HAVE INTERNET ACCESS, A VALID EMAIL ADDRESS AND AN INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT TO PARTICIPATE. INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT MUST REMAIN PUBLIC THROUGH 7/24/23.
SPONSOR: Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution, LLC, 500 South Buena Vista Street, Burbank, CA 91521 (“Sponsor”).
Administrator: Probability LLC, 2 Woodstock Meadow Ln, PO Box 1484, Woodstock, NY 12498, USA (“Administrator”).
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for the Avatar: The Way of Water Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”), at the time of entering you must be: [a] a natural person legally residing in, and physically located within, the 50 United States, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico (“Territory”); [b] 18 years of age or older or the age of majority in your state of primary residence (whichever is older); and [c] not an employee of Sponsor, Administrator, the cast/crew of Avatar: The Way of Water, Meta Platforms, Inc., or their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated or successor companies, or the advertising, promotional or fulfillment agencies of any of them (individually and collectively, “Entities”), nor a household member or immediate family member of any such employee. “Household member” means people who share the same residence at least three (3) months a year. “Immediate family member” means parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses. Void where prohibited and subject to all applicable federal, state, local and municipal laws and regulations.
ENTRY PERIOD: During the period commencing on or about 9:01 A.M. PT on Tuesday, April 18, 2023, and ending at 11:59:59 P.M. PT on Monday, April 24, 2023 (“Entry Period”), eligible entrants may enter this Sweepstakes via Instagram as more fully described below. All times and days are Pacific Time and the Sponsor’s computer will be the time keeping device for the purposes of this Sweepstakes.
Sponsor will post a Sweepstakes-related post, including a question (a “Sweepstakes Post”) on the first day of the Entry Period at approximately 9:01 A.M. PT to the official Disney Movie Insiders (“DMI”) account on Instagram (@DisneyMovieInsiders). Sponsor may post one (1) or more subsequent reminder posts to the official DMI account on Instagram (@DisneyMovieInsiders) during the Entry Period.
To enter, take the following actions (each, a “Sweepstakes Entry”)
(a) follow @DisneyMovieInsiders (if you do not already);
(b) “like” the Sweepstakes Post; and
(c) comment with #DMIAvatarSweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes Hashtag”) and tag a friend you would like to journey to Pandora with in the comments section (“Comment”) of the Sweepstakes Post on @DisneyMovieInsiders.
It is your sole responsibility to obtain the prior written consent of the friend tagged in your Sweepstakes Entry) as well as of any other person who is referenced in your Sweepstakes Entry. In doing so, you must make them aware that they will be included in your Comment with the understanding that you will submit the Comment as a Sweepstakes Entry. If they are minors in their jurisdiction of residence, the consent must be provided by their parent/legal guardian. In addition, your tagged friend must be personally known to you and, to the best of your knowledge and belief, interested in Sponsor’s products/services.
Important note: Your Account must be public and viewable by Sponsor. If your Instagram Account is set to “protected mode,” or “private” your Comment may not be visible to Sponsor and thus may not be received as an entry. Your Instagram Account must remain public through July 24, 2023.
BY POSTING A COMMENT UNDER THE SWEEPSTAKES POST WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES HASHTAG AND TAGGING A FRIEND, YOU ARE INDICATING THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND FULLY AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES. DO NOT POST WITHOUT FIRST REVIEWING THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
Your Comment must comply with these Official Rules, including the content guidelines in Rule 6 below in order to result in a valid Sweepstakes Entry. However, the quality of such content will NOT be taken into account in the determination of Winners; see Rule 7 below.
Do NOT include personal information (e.g., name, e-mail address or phone numbers) about yourself or anyone else (including, but not limited to, your tagged friend) in the Sweepstakes Entry. The preceding excludes only the Instagram handle of your tagged friend.
A Sweepstakes Entry must include the Sweepstakes Hashtag and must tag at least one (1) friend in order to be eligible. However, tagging multiple friends will not increase one’s chances of winning a prize in the Sweepstakes.
GENERAL CONDITIONS ON ENTRY: By submitting a Sweepstakes Entry, you agree that any Sweepstakes Entry you make is not being made in confidence or trust and that no confidential or fiduciary relationship is intended or created between you and Sponsor in any way, and that you have no expectation of any review, compensation or consideration of any type (other than the chance to win a prize described herein). Once submitted, Sweepstakes Entries become the sole property of Sponsor (subject only to the rights of Meta Platforms, Inc. in its Instagram social media platform), and cannot be modified by entrant. Posting of a Sweepstakes Entry to the comments section of the Sweepstakes Post that is not thereafter deleted by Sponsor does not constitute any representation of eligibility for the Sweepstakes and the re-posting of any portion of a Sweepstakes Entry by Sponsor does not constitute notification that you have won a prize (nor is such re-posting in any other way binding upon Sponsor).
By submitting a Sweepstakes Entry, you give permission to Sponsor and its designees and hereby grant Sponsor and its designees a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, sub-licensable, non-exclusive license (herein “License”) to use any portion of the Sweepstakes Entry on any media and through any means now known or hereafter devised, including without limitation, the World Wide Web, and to otherwise use the Sweepstakes Entry, and make derivative works therefrom, without compensation in accordance with the requirements of this Sweepstakes and the advertising, promotion, and publicity of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor’s products and services, and otherwise, as stated in these Official Rules (as solely determined by Sponsor). Such License will be required to be confirmed by entrant upon Sponsor’s request if entrant becomes a potential Winner and in such event, entrant shall timely complete, sign and deliver any and all necessary documents, including without limitation, documents setting forth any licenses, releases and indemnities that Sponsor in its sole discretion may require, without condition or compensation of any kind. Entrant further agrees, upon Sponsor’s request and without compensation, to assist Sponsor in securing a similar grant of rights from the friend who was tagged in the entrant’s post (as well as confirming that such tagged friend consented to being tagged in entrant’s post). If Sponsor does not receive all such documentation from any potential Winner within the prescribed timeframe, in each instance as required by Sponsor in its sole discretion, the potential Winner may be disqualified and another potential Winner may be selected.
Limit of one (1) Sweepstakes Entry per person/Instagram account. (Should Sponsor post more than one  Sweepstakes Post as discussed above, do NOT post a Comment in response to more than one  such Sweepstakes Post.)Multiple entries in violation of the preceding entry limit and/or mass entry attempts may result in disqualification of all Sweepstakes Entries related to such person/Instagram account. (A given person may enter the Sweepstakes themselves as well as being the tagged friend of one  or more other entrants.) Sweepstakes Entries must be manually key-stroked by the entrant; any use of automated or programmed methods of entry, or Sweepstakes Entries by third parties by any method of entry, are prohibited. Sweepstakes Entries that do not conform to or violate these Official Rules or are submitted in any manner other than as stated in these Official Rules may be disqualified. (Without limiting the foregoing, any Comments posted outside of the comments section of a Sweepstakes Post will NOT result in a Sweepstakes Entry. This includes but is not limited to comments posted on an individual’s own Instagram account/page.) Sponsor is not responsible for late, corrupted, inaccessible/blocked, incomplete or misdirected Sweepstakes Entries. (The preceding includes Sweepstakes Entries not timely received or received at all due to filtering by or other operation of the functionality of Instagram.) All Sweepstakes Entries must be posted to the comments section of a Sweepstakes Post in their entirety prior to the end of the Entry Period (11:59:59 pm PT on Monday, April 24, 2023). By entering the Sweepstakes, entrant agrees to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and Administrator (the independent judging organization), which are binding and final, in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
Data rates may apply for each message sent or received from your wireless device according to the terms and conditions of your service agreement with your wireless carrier. Other charges may apply (such as normal airtime and carrier charges as well as charges for wireless Internet access) and may appear on your mobile phone bill or be deducted from your prepaid account balance. Wireless carriers’ rate plans may vary, and you should contact your wireless carrier for more information on messaging rate plans and charges relating to your participation in this Sweepstakes. Mobile device service may not be available in all areas. Check your phone’s capabilities for specific instructions.
AN ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DAMAGE THE INSTAGRAM PLATFORM OR OTHERWISE UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES OR THE INSTAGRAM PLATFORM IS A VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES, AS WELL AS CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS; IN THE EVENT SPONSOR BELIEVES OR BECOMES AWARE THAT SUCH AN ATTEMPT HAS BEEN, IS BEING, OR WILL BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY RESTRICTIONS/CONTENT GUIDELINES: In addition to complying with all other requirements of these Official Rules and/or on the website/platform where persons may submit Sweepstakes Entries (i.e., Instagram); each Sweepstakes Entry must comply with the following guidelines (“Content Guidelines”).
Content in Sweepstakes Entries: (a) must be the original and sole creation of the entrant, and all right, title and interest, including but not limited to, the copyright in any Sweepstakes Entry, must be owned solely by the submitting entrant; (b) may not infringe upon any third party’s rights, including but not limited to, copyright, patent or trademarks/tradenames/logos, trade secrets, rights of privacy or publicity, or other proprietary or contractual rights, or any confidentiality obligation; (c) may not contain material that is or may be considered misleading, inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous, or portray or depict any person, product or entity in a false light (including but not limited to disparaging or insulting one’s tagged friend); (d) may not violate any law, rule or regulation; (e) may not contain any virus, bugs, or other deleterious material; (f) may not, for example but not limited to, contain content that reflects, advocates or promotes bigotry, racism, hatred, harm or exploitation of or against any class, group or individual, discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age, or actions or activities that are restricted, prohibited, illegal or unlawful (including without limitation, the consumption of controlled substances), defamatory statements, words or symbols widely considered offensive to individuals of any certain race, ethnicity, religious, sexual orientation or socioeconomic group, or threats to any person, place, business, group or world peace; (g) may not be sexually explicit or suggestive, or profane; (h) must have been created specifically for this Sweepstakes and not have been previously posted via social media or otherwise; (i) must be relevant to the theme of the Sweepstakes; (j) may not include any political, religious or otherwise controversial content; (k) may not defame, misrepresent or contain disparaging remarks about Sponsor or its products, or other products, people, or companies; (l) may not promote alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing), or any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous; and each entrant warrants and represents that the content in his/her/their entry complies with all of those conditions. For clarity, Sweepstakes Entries cannot contain, among other things, the trademark, tradename or logo of any third party or entity or product; cannot name or describe or contain the likeness of any person (living, dead, or fictional), other than the entrant, without permission; and cannot contain any material that is protected by copyright owned by others (including music, photographs, sculptures, paintings and other works of art, or images published on or in websites, television movies or other media) without permission. Sweepstakes Entries that do not meet the requirements and specifications listed in these Content Guidelines and that are otherwise in appropriate, objectionable, or unsuitable for the uses contemplated in these Official Rules, may be disqualified, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Once a Sweepstakes Entry has been submitted, it cannot be modified.
REPRESENTS SOLELY THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF THE ENTRANT AND DOES NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS/OPINIONS OF SPONSOR IN ANY MANNER. SPONSOR IS ACTING AS A PASSIVE CONDUIT FOR THE POSTING/PUBLICATION OF SWEEPSTAKES ENTRIES, INCLUDING SUCH CONTENT AND HAS NO OBLIGATION TO, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY IN CONJUNCTION WITH, SCREENING, MONITORING OR REVIEWING CONTENT IN SWEEPSTAKES ENTRIES. SPONSOR WILL NOT EDIT OR MODIFY CONTENT IN SWEEPSTAKES ENTRIES IN CONJUNCTION WITH ADMINISTRATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES.
RANDOM DRAWINGS/SELECTION OF WINNERS/ODDS:Potential prize winners (each a “Winner”, collectively referred to herein as “Winners”) will be selected via random drawing scheduled to take place on or about April 25, 2023. (For clarity, only the individual whose Sweepstakes Entry was selected in the random drawing is eligible to receive a prize; the friend tagged in such winning Sweepstakes Entry will not receive any prize.) Drawing will be conducted by Sponsor.
The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential Winners will be notified by a direct message to their respective Accounts from the @DisneyMovieInsiders Instagram Account on or after April 25, 2023. If you do not follow @DisneyMovieInsiders on Instagram, Sponsor may not be able to contact you. It is recommended that you confirm your Instagram notification settings are turned on; it is your sole responsibility to configure your Instagram privacy settings so that you are able to receive a direct message from @DisneyMovieInsiders. Upon initial notification by Sponsor (via Instagram direct message), each potential Winner must contact Sponsor within five (5) days at the email address or phone number provided by Sponsor in the notification to verify their eligibility and provide their shipping address. Failure to respond to the initial notice within five (5) days after the notice is sent with all required information, or the return of Sponsor’s initial notification message as undeliverable, may result in disqualification. If any potential Winner is disqualified for any reason, or if the prize is returned as undeliverable, the entrant will forfeit his/her/their status as a Winner, without compensation of any kind and the prize may be awarded to an alternate Winner selected from all remaining non-winning eligible entries received during the Entry Period. In such cases where a prize is not accepted or where a prize is forfeited, there may, as necessary, be up to five (5) alternate drawings, after which the prize, if not accepted by a potential Winner, will not be awarded.
In the event of any dispute concerning the identity of any entrant, the Sweepstakes Entry will be deemed submitted by the natural person in whose name the Instagram Account is registered.
PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (“ARV”):
There will be twenty (20) prize Winners.
LIMIT: ONE (1) PRIZE PER HOUSEHOLD. Prizes will only be delivered to a street address in the fifty (50) United States, Washington, D.C. or Puerto Rico. Prize must be accepted as awarded: Winner must either accept the Prize Pack in its entirety or decline it altogether and, if the latter, no alternate prize or compensation will be awarded by Sponsor. Allow approximately 8-10 weeks after verification for delivery of the prize. Sponsor reserves the right to ship various physical elements comprising the Prize Pack separately. No substitution or transfer of the prize, except with Sponsor’s permission. If for any reason any announced prize/prize element becomes unavailable, Sponsor in its sole discretion may award a substitute prize/prize element of equal or greater value. The prize is not redeemable for cash. Any images of prizes in advertising are for illustrative purposes only and actual items awarded as prizes may differ from such images. Sponsor will not replace any lost, mutilated or stolen prize or any prize that is undeliverable or does not reach the winner because of an incorrect or changed address or other contact information. All federal, state, local and other taxes are the sole responsibility of the Winner. Winner may receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the actual value of the prize. Awarding of the prize may be contingent upon Sponsor’s receipt of a validly executed IRS Form W-9. Sponsor is not responsible for any inability of any Winner to accept or use any prize for any reason. Winners are strictly prohibited from selling, auctioning, trading or otherwise transferring any part of his/her/their prize. Prizes will only be awarded to a verified Winner.
THE PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS IS”; THE ONLY WARRANTY ON PRIZES IS SPONSOR’S EXPRESS WARRANTY ON ITS OWN PRODUCTS WHICH IS LIMITED TO ITS TERMS; TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, NO OTHER WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION OR GUARANTEE OF ANY KIND BY SPONSOR IS PROVIDED WITH PRIZE.
LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY: By entering, entrants agree that Sponsor, Administrator, Meta Platforms, Inc, and their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever, and shall be released and held harmless by entrants, for any injuries, claims, losses or damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize (or part thereof) or participation in this Sweepstakes or participation in any Sweepstakes-related activity, or entrant’s failure to comply with the Official Rules. The Released Parties shall not be liable to any Winner or any other person for failure to supply any prize(s) or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond the Released Parties’ control. The Released Parties are not responsible for entries from persons residing, or physically located, outside the Territory; or for entries that are illegible, lost, late, damaged, incomplete, misdirected, or stolen entries; or for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this Sweepstakes, including but not limited to: errors in advertising, Official Rules, selection and announcement of Winners and distribution of prizes; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, satellite, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website or other connections, availability or accessibility; or for miscommunications, failed computer, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure; or jumbled, corrupted, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions, computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; or for any other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, technical or network, even if caused by the negligence of any of the Released Parties; or for the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information or the failure to capture any such information; or for any misdirection or delay of any e-mail/entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet and/or the Instagram social media platform, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s mobile device/computer related to or resulting from participation in or downloading or uploading any materials in connection with the Sweepstakes; or for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; or for any personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of receipt or use or misuse of any component of any prize produced and/or manufactured by a prize provider or other third party. Should an entry be lost, corrupted or unrecorded for any reason, the sole liability of Sponsor and Administrator is replacement with another entry, if feasible; but, if not feasible, Sponsor and Administrator shall not have any liability for same.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes (including, but not limited to, seeking to defraud Sponsor in conjunction with tagging friends) as solely determined by Sponsor, may be disqualified, and Sponsor reserves the right to terminate such entrant’s eligibility in this Sweepstakes and any concurrent or future promotions offered by Sponsor. Sponsor may also disqualify from this Sweepstakes and any concurrent or future promotions offered by Sponsor any person that acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person or for any other good cause as solely determined by Sponsor. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes, and select the Winners from eligible entries received prior to the action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Notice of such action by Sponsor will be posted on @DisneyMovieInsiders.
Except where legally prohibited, Winners grant (and agree to confirm in writing) permission for the Released Parties to use such Winners’ name, photograph, voice, likeness, and/or statements made by, or attributed to the Winner in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, including, without limitation, on the World Wide Web, without notice, review or approval or additional compensation and in perpetuity.
DISPUTES: Entrant agrees that: (a) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action at law or in equity arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or the award of prizes, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor or Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of California.
WINNERS’ LIST: To obtain the name of the winners of the Sweepstakes, send a properly stamped self-addressed envelope, by May 24, 2023 to Disney Movie Insiders Avatar: The Way of Water Sweepstakes Winners, c/o Probability, PO Box 1559, Social Circle, GA 30025-1559.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram.