RCN – Smart Home Smart Win Sweepstakes

RCN SMART HOME SMART WIN SWEEPSTAKES ” OFFICIAL
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RCN SMART HOME SMART WIN
SWEEPSTAKES
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 RCN SMART HOME SMART WIN SWEEPSTAKES (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 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 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. RCN
employees and their immediate families (spouses, parents, children, siblings, and their
respective spouses), including household members of RCN employees, are not
eligible to enter or win. By entering the SWEEPSTAKES, each Entrant agrees to release
and hold harmless 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. RCN
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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 made by completing
the entry form accessible via www.rcn.com/thankyou. 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
RCN will accept entries to the SWEEPSTAKES starting on February 3, 2021 at 9:00AM
EST and ending on March 3, 2021 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 (21 total “Weekly
Winners”) will be selected on or about February 11, February 18, and February 25, 2021.
Additionally, there will be eleven (11) grand prize winners (11 total “Grand Prize
Winners”) who will be selected on or about March 4, 2021.
All winners will be selected randomly, in RCN’s sole discretion, among qualified
submissions. Weekly Winners are eligible to win a Monthly prize or the Grand Prize,
but not eligible win another Weekly prize. All winners will be contacted 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 RCN.
The submission shall constitute an assignment of the copyright and all other rights to
the entry. RCN assumes no responsibility for any computer, telephone, cable, network,
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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. 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 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
www.rcn.com/thankyou. 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 RCN for the purposes of entry tracking and as set forth in RCN’s online
privacy policy, which can be found at http://www.rcn.com/privacy-policy. 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
RCN.
RESTRICTIONS:
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 TWENTY-ONE (21) Weekly Winners, and ELEVEN (11)
GRAND PRIZE Winners. The prizes are as follows:
Prize Type Prize Description
Total
Quantity
Total Prize
AVR
GRAND $500 America Express Gift Card 1 $ 500.00
GRAND Bose Sound Bar 700 1 $ 799.99
GRAND iPad 6th Generation 32 GB WIFI 1 $ 329.99
GRAND Echo Studio 1 $ 199.99
GRAND Google Thermostat w/ Eco (gen r) 1 $ 224.00
GRAND Ring Doorbell 1 $ 169.99
GRAND Nespresso Machine 1 $ 134.53
GRAND Sonos Speaker ONE 1 $ 199.99
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GRAND Gaming Headset Xbox One 1 $ 149.99
GRAND $100 Amazon Gift Card 1 $ 100.00
GRAND NES Classic Edition (Nintendo) 1 $ 198.00
WEEKLY $50 Amazon Gift Card 2 $ 100.00
WEEKLY Chamberlain Smart Garage Hub 4 $ 216.60
WEEKLY JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Speaker 1 $ 99.99
WEEKLY Instant Pot 1 $ 99.99
WEEKLY Smart Outlet 2 $ 49.98
WEEKLY Fingerprint Keyless Smart Door Lock 1 $ 175.98
WEEKLY Sentry Smart Floodlight Outdoor Light & Cam 1 $ 107.99
WEEKLY Alexa Echo Show 5 Compact 2 $ 179.98
WEEKLY Echo Dot (3rd Gen) – Smart Speaker & Alexa 4 $ 239.96
WEEKLY Echo Dot (3rd Gen) – Smart Speaker w/ Alexa (blk) 2 $ 199.98
WEEKLY Cloud Cam 1080p HD Indoor Security Cam 1 $ 34.99
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 RCN. If any
portion of a prize is unavailable, RCN reserves the right to substitute that portion of a
prize with a prize of equal or greater value. 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 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 RCN and RCN’s licensees, 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,
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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 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, RCN may in its sole discretion, bear such
reasonable costs and expenses which 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 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 RCN, ITS PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES, LICENSEES, AND/OR
AFFILIATES AND RELATED COMPANIES, ADVERTISING OR PROMOTION AGENCIES
OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, REPERESENTATIVES,
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 W E B SITE. 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 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.
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RCN reserves the right, at RCN’s sole discretion, to disqualify any individual RCN finds,
in 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 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 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: 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 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 RCN, RCN will delete, erase or destroy any and all personally identifiable
information that is obtained from the entries following the conclusion of the
SWEEPSTAKES.
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