ION Television – Brighten Your Holiday Season – Win 1 of 2 gift cards valued at $2,500 each
ION Television’s “Brighten Your Holiday Season Sweepstakes”
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
ION Television’s “Brighten Your Holiday Season Sweepstakes” (the “Sweepstakes”) starts on November 27, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) and ends on December 25, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Following the Sweepstakes Period, a random drawing will be conducted to select two (2) potential Prize Winners. The Prize Winners may be featured, at Sponsor’s discretion, on-air and/or on Sponsor’s or its affiliates’ websites, on one or multiple occasions prior to July 1, 2017.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents that physically reside in the fifty (50) U.S. or the District of Columbia and are the legal age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside (and at least eighteen (18) years old) as of date of entry. Entries originating from any other jurisdiction are not eligible for entry. Employees, officers and directors of ION Media Entertainment, Inc. (“Sponsor”), its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, and those entities involved in the preparation of materials and/or administration 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 such individuals are not eligible to enter or win. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. The information you provide as detailed below will only be used in connection with this Sweepstakes or 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 during the Sweepstakes Period by (i) visiting http://iontelevision.com/HolidaySweeps (the “Website”), (ii) providing an email address, and (iii) successfully performing any of the actions listed on the Website (each, an “Entry Method” and together, the “Entry Methods”) in accordance with the instructions listed on the Website and these Official Rules. Entries submitted via any of the Entry Methods shall each be referred to herein as an “Entry” and collectively as the “Entries”. By submitting an Entry, you accept these Official Rules and agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor, which will be final.
For any Entry Methods listed on the Website requiring Participant’s use of Instagram, Twitter or Facebook:
Instagram Entry Methods: For Entries made via any Instagram Entry Methods listed on the Website, follow the instructions on the Website 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 the instructions for such Entry Method. Before entering the Sweepstakes, the “Photos Are Private” option in your Instagram account settings must be set to “OFF”. Entries uploaded from private Instagram accounts will not be eligible. It is not necessary to purchase any product to enter. No individuals other than the Participant may be included in any photograph submitted as part of an Entry.
Twitter Entry Methods: For Entries made via any Twitter Entry Methods listed on the Website, follow the instructions on the Website to (i) launch the Twitter application on your web-enabled device and (ii) tweet (or re-tweet, as directed in the Entry Method instructions) a photo or caption during the Sweepstakes Period with all hashtags listed in the instructions for such Entry Method. Before entering the Sweepstakes, the “Private” option in your Twitter account settings must be set to “OFF”. Entries uploaded from private Twitter accounts will not be eligible. It is not necessary to purchase any product to enter. No individuals other than the Participant may be included in any photograph submitted as part of an Entry.
NOTE: IF YOU CHOOSE TO ENTER VIA FACEBOOK, TWITTER OR INSTAGRAM USING YOUR MOBILE DEVICE, STANDARD DATA FEES MAY APPLY. YOU SHOULD CONSULT YOUR WIRELESS SERVICE PROVIDER’S PRICING PLAN FOR DETAILS. YOU AGREE TO INCUR ANY AND ALL CHARGES DEMANDED BY YOUR WIRELESS CARRIER. YOU SHOULD ALSO CHECK YOUR DEVICE’S FEATURES FOR CAPABILITIES AND CHECK THE DEVICE MANUAL FOR SPECIFIC USE INSTRUCTIONS.
The number of Entries received for successfully performing an Entry Method (and any limitations or caps on the number of Entries received for performing such Entry Method during the Sweepstakes Period) will be set forth across from each such Entry Method on the Website. NOTE: For any “Refer a Friend” Entry Method, you will only receive the number of Entries set across from such Entry Method once a friend successfully completes at least one Entry Method in accordance with these Official Rules. Entries will not be judged or scored. Any attempt by any Participant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different email addresses, Instagram, Facebook or Twitter accounts, identities, registrations and/or logins, or any other methods may void that Participant’s Entries and that Participant may be disqualified, in Sponsor’s discretion. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Entries received from any Participant or email address in excess of the daily limitation specified above will be void. Multiple Participants are not permitted to share the same Instagram, Facebook or Twitter accounts. Eligible Participants using multiple/different Instagram, Facebook or Twitter account to enter the Sweepstakes will be disqualified. In the event 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 the platform 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 email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.
RANDOM DRAWING: Two (2) prize winners (each, a “Prize Winner” and together, the “Prize Winners”) will be selected in a random drawing from all completed, correct and eligible Entries under the supervision of the promotions department of Sponsor whose decisions are final in all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. Random drawing will take place on or about December 27, 2016. Odds of winning are dependent upon the total number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential prize winners will be notified by Sponsor via email to the email address that was provided at the time of Entry (the “Initial Winner Notification”). No prize will be awarded without winner validation and verification. A potential winner must respond within forty-eight (48) hours of Initial Winner Notification to provide a mailing address. In the event (i) the Initial Winner Notification is returned as undeliverable, (ii) Sponsor is unable to contact potential winner, (iii) potential winner does not respond with their mailing address within forty-eight (48) hours of the Initial Winner Notification, (iv) potential winner fails, in the sole discretion of Sponsor, to provide Sponsor with satisfactory proof of age, identity, or residency, (v) potential winner fails to sign and return any documentation requested by Sponsor within the time period specified by Sponsor, or (vi) potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, such potential winner’s prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner may be selected by a subsequent random drawing.
PrizeS: Each Prize Winner will receive (i) one (1) $2,500 American Express Gift Card.((i) the “Prize”). Exact prize awarded will be determined by Sponsor, whose decisions and final determination of prize awarded will be final. Prize Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer Prize (or any portion thereof) or redeem Prize (or any portion thereof) for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute any Prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Each Prize Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated 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 the prize won. All Prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Prize: $2,500.00. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, AMERICAN EXPRESS.
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES: As used in these Official Rules, the term “Participant Submission” means any photographs, likenesses, artwork, computer-generated images 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 posts made in connection with the Sweepstakes. Participant represents and warrants that any Participant Submission included as part of an Entry is non-professional and the sole, original work of Participant, and that he/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, licenses and permissions required in order for Participant to enter into and comply with these Official Rules and to grant Sponsor the rights to use his/her Entry as contemplated in these Official Rules. Each Participant further represents and warrants that his/her Entry (including all Participant Submissions submitted in connection therewith): (i) complies with these Official Rules; (ii) does not infringe any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary or intellectual rights or violate any third party rights of publicity or privacy; (iii) is not the subject of any actual or threatened litigation or claim; (iv) is not obscene, offensive, libelous, pornographic, threatening, abusive, contains illegal content, or is otherwise objectionable, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion; (v) does not constitute or encourage a criminal offense, or that would otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law; (vi) does not display any logos or trademarks not owned by Participant; (vii) does not contain any personal identification, such as license plate numbers, personal names, account information, e-mail addresses or street addresses; (viii) does not communicate messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which Sponsor wishes to associate, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion; (ix) does not include any disparaging remarks relating to the Sponsor or any third party; and (x) has not been previously published or submitted in any other competition. All Entries are subject to approval by Sponsor and Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entry for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion, including its determination in its sole discretion that an Entry fails to satisfy any of the above requirements.
LICENSE/USE OF ENTRIES: By submitting an Entry, you grant Sponsor a perpetual, 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 in connection therewith) and your name, photograph, and any other biographical materials provided, in any and all media, throughout the world, and in any manner, for trade, advertising, promotional, commercial, or any other purposes without further review, notice, approval, consideration, or compensation to Participant or any third party.
ADDITIONAL TERMS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, postage-due mail or garbled Entries, or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Website, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer or mobile device hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of Entries, Instagram, Facebook or Twitter posts, the announcement of the prizes, or in any Sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible 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. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person’s computer or mobile device related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or use of Facebook, the Twitter application, the Instagram application or the Website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or the Website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised for any reason, including (but not limited to) by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of Entries, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to void suspect Entries and to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes (or any portion thereof) and, if suspended or terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner(s) in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received up to the time of such action. IN NO EVENT SHALL PARTICIPANT BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER, AND PARTICIPANT HEREBY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO CLAIM, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES AND ALL OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON OR PERSONS, WHETHER OR NOT A PARTICIPANT, TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR APPLICATION ASSOCIATED WITH THIS CONTEST OR UNDERMINE THE CONTENT OR LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT, AND SPONSOR, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK ANY AND ALL REMEDIES AVAILABLE FROM ANY PERSON OR PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
CHOICE OF LAW: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of participant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the substantive laws of the State of New York, USA and any controversy or claim not settled by the parties arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes will be resolved in New York City in a court of competent jurisdiction.
WINNER’S NAME: The name of all prize winners will be available after December 30, 2016 at http://iontelevision.com/contest-winners for a period of at least thirty (30) days.
SPONSOR: ION Media Entertainment, Inc., 601 Clearwater Park Road, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401.
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH, INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK, TWITTER, AMAZON, BAREFOOT DREAMS, OR ILLUME. YOU ARE PROVIDING YOUR INFORMATION TO SPONSOR AND NOT TO AMERICAN EXPRESS OR TO ANY SOCIAL MEDIA SERVICE SUCH AS INSTAGRAM, FACEBOOK OR TWITTER.
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