RCN Astound Broadband – Astounding Mega Giveaway Sweepstakes

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ASTOUNDING MEGA GIVEAWAY
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS
SWEEPSTAKES. OPEN TO ALL LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE U.S. 18 YEARS OF AGE OR
OLDER.
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR
ASSOCIATED WITH FACEBOOK, INC. (“FACEBOOK”) OR TWITTER, INC. (“TWITTER”).
INTERNET ACCESS IS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY.
1. PARTICIPATION: By completing the entry form and providing your valid contact
information to the ASTOUNDING MEGA GIVEAWAY (the “SWEEPSTAKES”), you are
officially entered into the SWEEPSTAKES and you agree to be bound by the following
rules (“Official Rules”), which constitute a binding agreement between you, on one
hand, and ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN, on the other. These Official
Rules apply only to the SWEEPSTAKES (as defined above) and not to any other
sweepstakes, giveaways, or contests conducted by ASTOUND BROADBAND
POWERED BY RCN.
2. ELIGIBILITY: The SWEEPSTAKES is open to all legal residents of the United States
who are 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER as of date referenced below as the start date
for the SWEEPSTAKES (“Entrants”). Proof of residency and age may be required.
ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN employees and their immediate families
(spouses, parents, children, siblings, and their respective spouses), including
household members of ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN employees, are
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not eligible to enter or win. By entering the SWEEPSTAKES, each Entrant agrees to
release and hold harmless ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN from any
injury, loss, death, damage, action, claim, demand or other liability that may occur from
Entrant’s participation in the SWEEPSTAKES or from the acceptance, use or misuse of
any prize awarded, or attendance at any event. ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED
BY RCN reserves the right to verify eligibility qualifications of any winner. U.S. law
governs the SWEEPSTAKES.
3. HOW TO ENTER: All SWEEPSTAKES entries must be made by completing the entry
form accessible via astound.com/mega-giveaway. All Entrants are required to provide
valid, up-to-date contact information.
EACH QUALIFIED SUBMISSION MUST:
o Be received within the designated timeframe listed below
AND CONTAIN:
o Legal first and last name
o Current mailing address (P.O. Boxes are not permitted)
o Current, valid phone number
o Current, valid email address
ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN will accept entries to the SWEEPSTAKES
starting on February 1, 2022 at 9:00AM EST and ending on March 31, 2022 at 6:00PM
EST.
By entering the SWEEPSTAKES, all qualified submissions become eligible to win a
prize. Out of all qualified submissions, seven (7) winners per week (56 total “Weekly
Winners”) will be selected on or about February 7, February 14, February 21, February
28, March 7, March 14, March 21, and April 1, 2022. There will be four (4) “Monthly
Winners” (12 total “Monthly Winners”) will be selected on or about March 1, and April 1.
Additionally, there will be seven (7) total “Grand Prize Winners” who will be selected
on or about April 1, 2022.
All winners will be selected randomly, in ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY
RCN’s sole discretion, among qualified submissions. Weekly Winners are eligible to
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win a Grand Prize, but not eligible to win another Weekly prize. All winners will be
contacted by ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN by phone and/or email
within three (3) business days after the winners have been selected. Additionally,
winners may be announced via Social Media platforms, including Facebook and
Twitter.
All entries submitted as part of the SWEEPSTAKES shall become the property of
ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN. The submission shall constitute an
assignment of the copyright and all other rights to the entry. ASTOUND BROADBAND
POWERED BY RCN assumes no responsibility for any computer, telephone, cable,
network, satellite, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, failures,
connections, availability, or garbled or jumbled transmissions, or service
provider/Internet/website/use net accessibility or availability, traffic congestion, or
unauthorized human intervention. ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN
reserves the right to modify, suspend, or terminate the promotion in whole or in part
by giving such notice, in any form and manner deemed appropriate by ASTOUND
BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN. Should promotion be modified, suspended, or
terminated as aforesaid, the prizes will nevertheless be awarded from eligible entries
previously received and in accordance with these Official Rules.
4. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY: A qualified entry must be received via astound.com/mega-
giveaway. Incomplete entries may be declared void. By entering, Entrants agree to
comply with these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements. To enter, your
computer must accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology (now known
or hereafter devised or discovered), which may be used by ASTOUND
BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN for the purposes of entry tracking and as set forth
in ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN’s online privacy policy, which can
be found at https://astound.com/policies-disclaimers/terms-conditions. ASTOUND
BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN is not responsible or liable for lost, stolen, mutilated,
incomplete, incorrect, delayed, late, interrupted, illegible or misdirected entries. All
entries become the property of ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN.
RESTRICTIONS:
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o One entry per household will be eligible to participate in the SWEEPSTAKES.
Duplicate entries will be disqualified.
5. PRIZES: There will be a total of FIFTY-SIX (56) Weekly Winners, and TWELVE (12)
Monthly Winners and SEVEN (7) Grand Prize Winners. The prizes are as follows:
Prize Type Prize Description
Total
Quantity
Total Prize
AVR
GRAND Omen Gaming laptop 1 $1,800
GRAND Lenovo Yoga 4K Ultra Touch Screen Laptop 1 $1,487
GRAND 8GB 13″ MacBook Pro with Apple M1 Chip 1 $1,149
GRAND $1,000 AMEX Gift Card 1 $1,000
GRAND
Samsung – 65″ Class QN90A Neo QLED 4K UHD Smart Tizen
TV 1 $899
GRAND iRobot Roomba i7+ 1 $550
GRAND Oculus Quest 2 1 $397
MONTHLY Facebook Portal –Big Screen Smart Video Calling 1 $149.99
MONTHLY Google Nest Learning Thermostat w/ Eco (gen 3rd) 1 $214
MONTHLY Apple TV 4K 1 $179
MONTHLY Apple Air pods 3rd Generation 2 $358
MONTHLY Beats by Dr. Dre Headphones 2 $340
MONTHLY Echo Studio Smart Speaker 2 $320
MONTHLY Instant Pot 1 $115
MONTHLY Apple Air Tags 4 Pack 2 $200
WEEKLY $100 AMEX Gift Card 2 $200
WEEKLY $25 Fandango Movie Gift Cards 2 $50
WEEKLY NES Classic Edition (Nintendo) 1 $183
WEEKLY Chamberlain Smart Garage Hub 1 $33
WEEKLY Echo – Smart Speaker & Alexa 2 $198
WEEKLY Cloud Cam 1080p HD Indoor Security Cam 1 $70
WEEKLY Google Home Mini 7 $175
WEEKLY Echo dots 3rd Generation 1 $20
WEEKLY Echo Show 5 2 $170
WEEKLY
Arc Star Floating Speaker ” Bluetooth and NFC ”
Smartphone Charger ” 360° Sound 2 $220
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WEEKLY Amazon Fire Stick 4K with Alexa voice remote 2 $70
WEEKLY JBL – Flip 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker – Black 2 $200
WEEKLY
COSORI Smart WiFi Air Fryer (100 Recipes), 13 Cooking
Functions, Keep Warm & Preheat & Shake Remind, Works
with Alexa & Google Assistant, 5.8 QT, Black 2 $200
WEEKLY Google Pixel Buds A-Series 1 $100
WEEKLY Portable phone charger 7 $154
WEEKLY Polaroid Go Camera 2 $200
WEEKLY $25 Amazon eGift Card 2 $50
WEEKLY $50 Amazon eGift Cards 7 $350
WEEKLY $75 Amazon eGift Cards 2 $150
WEEKLY $100 Amazon eGift Cards 4 $400
WEEKLY $50 Amex Gift Cards 2 $100
WEEKLY Ring Video Pro Doorbell Hardwired 2 $324
The prizes have no cash redemption value. Any federal and state taxes on the prize
are the sole responsibility of the winners. For prizes above $600, winners will be
required to complete FORM W-9 and/or 1099 for tax reporting purposes. No
substitution or transfer of prizes permitted, except at the sole discretion of ASTOUND
BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN. If any portion of a prize is unavailable, ASTOUND
BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN reserves the right to substitute that portion of a prize
with a prize of equal or greater value. ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN
shall use commercially reasonable efforts to deliver all prizes and shall retain all
records related thereto.
6. GENERAL CONDITIONS: The potential winners selected will be required to sign and
return any applicable documents sent by ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN
related to the SWEEPSTAKES, which may include, but are not limited to, a letter of
prize acceptance, waiver of liability, and an affidavit of eligibility within three (3) days
of notification. Failure to return documents as specified or if prize notification is
returned as undeliverable will result in such entry being disqualified, and an alternate
winner being selected from eligible entries previously received. Where permitted by
law, winner (except in the case of a minor) agrees to grant to ASTOUND BROADBAND
POWERED BY RCN and ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN’s licensees,
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affiliates and assigns, the right to print, publish, broadcast and use, worldwide, in any
media now known or hereafter developed, including, but not limited to, the world wide
web, at any time or times, the Winner’s name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness and
biographical information as news or information and for advertising and promotional
purposes without additional consideration; and further, without such additional
compensation, appear for, or provide biographical information for use in any
presentation or other activity, which may include filming, audio, video, electronic or
other recordings and/or interviews as may be determined by ASTOUND BROADBAND
POWERED BY RCN. Failure to make such appearances or grant such rights may result
in disqualification with an alternate winner or potential winner selected from eligible
entries previously received and in accordance with these Official Rules. While not
obligated to do so, ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN may, in its sole
discretion, bear such reasonable costs and expenses which ASTOUND BROADBAND
POWERED BY RCN, in its sole discretion, deems appropriate for winners or potential
winners to appear for a presentation or other activity. Further, by accepting a prize,
winner agrees to release and hold harmless ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY
RCN, its respective parent, subsidiaries, licensees, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising
and promotion agencies, and their respective directors, officers, employees,
representatives, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss, or damage
of any kind to person, including death, and property arising in whole or in part, directly
or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a prize, participation in
any SWEEPSTAKES-related activity, or participation in this SWEEPSTAKES.
IN NO EVENT WILL ANY ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN, ITS PARENT,
SUBSIDIARIES, LICENSEES, AND/OR AFFILIATES AND RELATED COMPANIES,
ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AGENCIES OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS,
DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES , AND AGENTS, BE RESPONSIBLE
OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT,
INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT
OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF INTERNET WEBSITE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
LIMITED TO, THE CONTEST, OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING OF
MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM SAID WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE
FOREGOING, ALL CONTENT ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT
WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
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LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT
ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT
APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR
LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN reserves the right, at ASTOUND
BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN’s sole discretion, to disqualify any individual
ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN finds, in ASTOUND BROADBAND
POWERED BY RCN’s sole discretion, to be tampering with the entry process or the
operation of the SWEEPSTAKES or web site; to be in violation of the terms of service
of ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN’s web site; to be acting in violation of
these Official Rules; or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike, unprofessional, or
disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
Any use of robotic, automatic, macro, programmed, or like entry methods will void all
such entries by such methods. In the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by
multiple users having the same email account, the primary account holder of the email
account used to enter the SWEEPSTAKES at the actual time of the entry will be
deemed to be the participant and must comply with these Official Rules. Authorized
account subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned an email
address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization,
which is responsible for assigning email addresses, or the domain associated with the
submitted email address. Only one entry per household will be eligible to participate
in the SWEEPSTAKES.
By entering the Sweepstakes you agree to receive email communications periodically
from ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN. You can opt-out of receiving this
communication at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the email
communication.
7. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION: ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN
will not sell, rent or otherwise transfer any information, obtained throughout the
course of this SWEEPSTAKES, to any third party. As stated above, the SWEEPSTAKES
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is not open to minors under the age of majority in their country of residence without
the express consent of a parent or legal guardian. In the event that you are under the
age of eighteen (18) and submit entries to ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY
RCN, ASTOUND BROADBAND POWERED BY RCN will delete, erase or destroy any
and all personally identifiable information that is obtained from the entries following
the conclusion of the SWEEPSTAKES.
8. SPONSOR: