Republic Records – Taylor Swift Folklore Album Signed Guitars – Win one (1) acoustic guitar autographed by Taylor Swift

TAYLOR SWIFT FOLKLORE ALBUM SIGNED GUITARS SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES IF YOU DO NOT RESIDE WITHIN THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES
INCLUDING THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
1. SPONSOR: Republic Records, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc., (“Sponsor”), 1755 Broadway, New
York, NY 10019 is solely responsible for all aspects of this sweepstakes.
2. ENTRY: The Taylor Swift Folklore Album Signed Guitars Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 6:00:00
P.M. on August 25, 2020 and ends at 11:59:59 P.M. on August 27, 2020 (“Entry Period”). For purposes of
these official rules (“Rules”), all times and days are Eastern Time (“ET”). You may enter the Sweepstakes
in one (1) of two (2) ways. Entry Method 1) You may enter by visiting
http://www.taylorswift.com/sweepstakes-autographed-guitar (“Website”) and i) following all onscreen
instructions to click the “Enter by ordering a piece of folklore album merchandise from the giveaway
eligible collection here” button, select a featured item, add the selected item to your cart and select
“checkout”. After entering the requested information and clicking “Pay now”, you are officially entered
into the pool of eligible entries (“Order Entry”). Entry Method 2) You may also enter the Sweepstakes by
clicking the “Enter by submitting your information here” button and entering your first and last name,
email address and state and clicking “Submit”. After clicking “Submit,” you are officially entered into the
pool of eligible entries (“No Purchase Entry”). Only eight (8) Entries per person regardless of Entry
method. At the end of the Sweepstakes period, a potential winner will be chosen at random from all
eligible Entries received during the Entry Period.
3. LIMITATIONS: In event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Entry, the Entry
will be deemed to be submitted by the person in whose name the email address is registered. Entries by
any method other than set forth above in Section 2 are void. Any use of automated or programmed
methods of effecting Entry is prohibited. Sweepstakes is open only to persons 13 or older who are legal
residents of, and physically located within, the fifty (50) United States including the District of Columbia
(collectively, “Territory”) at time of entry. Void where prohibited by law. Employees of Sponsor, Taylor
Swift (“Artist”), and their parent, subsidiary, affiliated or successor companies; or the advertising,
management, promotional or fulfillment agencies of any of them (individually and collectively, “Entities”);
nor members of their households or immediate families are eligible to enter or win. Neither the Entities,
nor any of their officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents or representatives (individually and
collectively, “Releasees”) are responsible for Entries from persons residing, or physically located, outside
the Territory; Entries that are altered, delayed, deleted, destroyed, forged, fraudulent, improperly
accessed, inaccurate, incomplete, interrupted, irregular in any way, late, lost, misdirected, multiple, non-
delivered, stolen, tampered with, unauthorized, unintelligible or otherwise not in compliance with these
Rules; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider, Website
or other connections; telephone or cell phone availability or accessibility; miscommunications; failed
computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines or technical failure; jumbled, corrupted,
scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions; computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures,
technical errors or difficulties; unauthorized human intervention; traffic congestion; undeliverable emails
resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering; or other errors of any kind, whether due to
electronic, mechanical or human error or other causes; even if caused by the negligence of any of the
Releasees. Each of such potential Entries will be disqualified and any attempt by a person to use multiple
email or Service Provider accounts to register more than once may result in disqualification at Sponsor’s
sole discretion. Void where prohibited.
4. PRIZES: Thirteen (13) prizes (“Prize(s)”) will be awarded. Each Prize winner will receive one (1) acoustic
guitar autographed by Taylor Swift. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each Prize: $375.00. Total ARV
of all Prizes: $4,875.00. The thirteen (13) acoustic guitars being awarded have never been owned or
played by Taylor Swift. All taxes, gratuities, incidentals, upgrades, service charges or any other expenses
not specified herein are not included and are each Prize winner’s sole responsibility. Certain restrictions
may apply. Limit: One prize per person or household. No substitution of any Prize offered, no transfer of
any Prize to a third party is permitted and Prizes may not be redeemed for cash value, except by Sponsor,
who reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute any Prize for a prize of comparable or greater
value. Prize will be awarded “AS IS’. No warranty is expressed or implied. Any depiction of a Prize is a
Digital Product Rendering and for illustrative purposes only. Actual autograph placement and detail will
vary. All fees, federal, state, local or other expenses relating to the use, acceptance and possession of
any Prize are the sole responsibility of winner. Taxes, if any, are the responsibility of winner. Arrangements
for the fulfillment of any prize will be made by Sponsor and/or its designated agent. Allow six (6) to eight
(8) weeks for delivery of Prize.
5. WINNER SELECTION & ODDS: On or about September 2, 2020, in a random drawing, potential winners
will be selected from all eligible Entries received during the Entry Period. Odds of winning depend on the
total number of eligible Entries received during the Entry Period.
6. WINNER NOTIFICATION: An email Prize notification will be sent to the potential winners within twenty-
four (24) hours after the random drawing is conducted. Winners must also be able to receive calls from
an unlisted/blocked number (or have access to) an internet connection to receive emails from the Sponsor
and/or its designated agent. The contact information provided at time of Entry will be used to notify a
winner. Each winner will be required to respond to the prize notification within twenty-four (24) hours of
notification deployment in order to receive any required documents, including (if applicable) an Affidavit
of Eligibility/Grant of Rights and Liability/Publicity Release (“Affidavit”) which must be signed and returned
to Sponsor or its designated agent within twenty-four (24) hours of notification deployment. If an Affidavit
and/or any other required document is not returned within the specified time period, or if an Affidavit or
Prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or if a winner is otherwise found to be ineligible, or if a
winner cannot accept or receive the Prize for any reason, then the winner will automatically forfeit the
Prize and, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, an alternate winner may be determined.
Should any winner be found to make any false statement(s) or not in compliance with these Rules, that
winner will be disqualified.
The Sponsor reserves the right to investigate a winner to determine if s/he has been truthful, and to
disqualify him or her if the Rules requirements were not met. If any Prize notification document or Prize
is returned as undeliverable or if a Prize is forfeited, or if any required document is not completed and
returned within stated deadline, or if a selected winner cannot accept or receive the Prize for any reason,
or if he/she is not in compliance with these Rules, the corresponding Prize may or may not be awarded to
an alternate winner at Sponsor’s sole discretion. A Prize may also be forfeited if a winner is not reachable
at address or phone number provided at time of entry, or a forwarding address is not made available or
any non-compliance with the Rules.
7. PRIVACY POLICY/DATA COLLECTION: Information provided by you for this Sweepstakes is subject to
Sponsor’s privacy policy located at: http://privacypolicy.umusic.com/ (“Privacy Policy”).
8. CONDITIONS: By entering this Sweepstakes, you agree represent and warrant that: [1] you will be
bound by the Rules and the Sponsor’s decisions, which shall be final in all respects; [2] you release and
hold harmless the Releasees from any and all liability for claims, injuries, losses or damages of any kind,
including without limitation, death and bodily injury, resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly,
from the awarding, delivery, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of any Prize;
participation in the Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity or from any interaction with, or
downloading of, computer Sweepstakes information; [3] each winner’s acceptance of Prize constitutes
the grant to Sponsor and assigns of an unconditional right to use the winner’s name, address (city and
state only), voice, likeness, photograph, biographical and Prize information and/or statements about the
promotion for any programming, publicity, advertising and promotional purposes without additional
compensation, except where prohibited by law; [4] in the event viruses, bugs, unauthorized human
intervention, Acts of God, acts or regulations of any governmental or supra-national authority, war,
national emergency, accident, fire, riot, strikes, lock-outs, industrial disputes, acts of terrorism or other
matters beyond the Sponsor’s reasonable control, corrupt, prevent or impair the administration, security,
fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes, so that it cannot be conducted as originally planned, Sponsor
has the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify, terminate or suspend the Sweepstakes; and in such
event, to select winner by such method as Sponsor in its sole discretion shall consider equitable; [5] the
Releasees are not responsible for typographical or other errors in the offer or administration of this
Sweepstakes, including but not limited to: errors in the advertising, Rules, selection and announcement
of the winner and distribution of the Prizes; [6] the Releasees are not responsible for any inability of a
winner to accept or use any Prize (or any portion thereof) for any reason; [7] the Sponsor has the right, at
any time and at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it suspects to be doing any of the following:
(a) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; (b)
violating the Rules; (c) violating the Website terms of service, Privacy Policy or other terms, conditions of
use and/or general rules or guidelines of any Sweepstakes property or service or (d) acting 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 determined solely by the Sponsor; [8] all disputes, claims and
causes of action at law or in equity (individually, “Claim”) arising out of or relating to this Sweepstakes,
the meaning or interpretation of the Rules or any Prize awarded shall be resolved by applying the laws of
the state of New York, without regard to conflict of laws provisions therein, and shall be solely and
exclusively brought in the state or federal courts within that state; [9] Sponsor has the right to modify
Prize award procedures at its sole discretion and [10] you are solely responsible for all fees incurred
through your wireless phone service for text messages associated with participation in this Sweepstakes,
if any.
By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant expressively waives and relinquishes all rights and
benefits afforded by California Civil Code 1542 and does so understanding and acknowledging the
significance of this waiver. Section 1542 states as follows: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO
CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DID NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER
FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN, BY HIM OR HER, WOULD HAVE
MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR THE RELEASED PARTIES.”
9. RULES & WINNER LIST: For the name of winners (after September 11, 2020) and/or Rules (before
August 27, 2020), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Taylor Swift Folklore Album Signed Guitars
Sweepstakes Sweepstakes (indicating which) c/o Republic, 1755 Broadway, New York, NY 10019.
Washington and Vermont residents may omit return postage when requesting a winner’s list.
By submitting an Entry, you understand that you are providing information to Sponsor. Any questions,
comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes must be directed to Sponsor at the
aforementioned address. The information you provide will only be used for a manner consistent with
these Rules and with the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy.