Siriusxm – Hits 1 Wants You To Find Your Happy Place Contest – Subscribers Sweepstakes

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SiriusXM Hits 1 wants you to
Find Your Happy Place
OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR
CHANCES OF WINNING.
OPEN ONLY TO ACTIVE SIRIUSXM SUBSCRIBERS (SELF-PAID OR AN INTRODUCTORY
TRIAL) CONTINUOUSLY SINCE JUNE 28, 2021 WHILE MEETING OTHER CONDITIONS OF
ENTRY (SEE OFFICIAL RULES), AND WHO 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT TIME OF
ENTRY. U.S. LAW GOVERNS. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
1. CONTEST PERIOD. The SiriusXM Hits 1 wants you to Find Your Happy Place contest
(“Contest”) begins at 8:00 AM Eastern Time (ET), on July 12, 2021 (“Start Date”), and
continues until 8:00 AM ET on July 26, 2021 (the “Entry Period”).
2. HOW TO ENTER No purchase or payment is necessary or required to enter. During the Entry
Period, eligible persons (“Entrants”) may (1) submit on the Contest web page located at
www.siriusxm.com/happyplace (“Contest Webpage”) a written description (150 words or
less) describing your 2020 experience (“Submission”). All Submissions must comply with
the Submission Guidelines in Section 4, below. Completion of the foregoing shall be
considered an “Entry.” Submitting an Entry during the Entry Period constitutes
acknowledgement of and consent to these Official Rules. Each Submission must be original
and unique and must be submitted only once. If a particular Submission is submitted more
than once, Sponsor shall have the right to disqualify all Entrants who submitted the duplicative
Submission, to accept only the first Submission of the Submission or to take such other action
as it deems appropriate in its discretion. All Submissions must be completed prior to the
conclusion of the Entry Period. Data rates and charges, if any, charged by the Entrant’s
Internet or mobile service provider are the sole responsibility of the Entrant. Proof of
Submission does not constitute proof of entry. Sponsor will have the right, in its discretion,
to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (including, without limitation, government-issued
photo identification). Failure to provide such proof to the satisfaction of Sponsor and/or
Administrator in a timely manner may result in disqualification.
3. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Each Submission must: (a) be original and have been
created solely by the Entrant; (b) not violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party,
including without limitation any copyright, trademark or right of privacy or publicity, or be
unlawful, in violation of or contrary to any applicable law or regulation, or contain any
material the use of which by Sponsor as permitted pursuant to these Official Rules would
require a license or permission from or payment to any third party; (c) not previously have
been (i) submitted in connection with any sweepstakes or contest, (ii) published for
commercial purposes, or (iii) won any award; (d) be truthful and accurate; (e) not be
disparaging, defamatory, threatening, indecent, violent, obscene or offensive, or promote a
political agenda, violence, bigotry or discrimination; and (f) not contain any material that
Sponsor, in its sole discretion, deems inappropriate for public dissemination. By submitting
a Submission, Entrant, represents and warrants that the Entrant has complied with all of the
foregoing requirements. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any
Submission it determines does not comply with these guidelines or to require the Entrant to
make such changes to any Submission as are necessary to make it compliant.
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4. SELECTION OF POTENTIAL WINNERS: At the conclusion of the Entry Period, potential
winners (“Potential Winners”) will be selected by judges designated by Sponsor (the
“Judges”) from among all Entries validly entered into the Contest, by applying the following
criteria (the “Judging Criteria”): Originality, detail and creativity. The odds and chances of
being selected as a Potential Winner will depend on the number and quality of Submissions
validly entered into the Contest during the Entry Period. All Judges’ decisions will be in their
sole discretion and final in all respects and not subject to challenge or review.
5. POTENTIAL WINNER VERIFICATION; WINNERS: Potential Winners will be notified by
Sponsor on or about July 26, 2021 by email using information provided by the Potential
Winner on the Contest Webpage. Sponsor will have the right to require that each Entrant
complete and return to Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability and, if legally
permissible, a Publicity Release, and any other documentation provided by Sponsor in
connection with verification of the Entrant’s eligibility and confirmation of the releases,
ownership terms and grant of rights set forth in these Official Rules (“Winner Verification
Documents”). Potential Winners must respond to Sponsor’s initial notification attempt within
forty-eight (48) hours of the notification attempt and Ent must complete and return to
Sponsor any required Winner Verification Documents within twenty-four (24) hours after the
Winner Verification Documents are provided to them.
6. CONDITIONS OF ENTRY / ELIGIBILITY TO WIN. Potential Winners agree to abide by the terms
of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor which are final. This Contest is open
only to individuals who meet ALL of the following qualifications: (i) a legal resident of the 48
contiguous United States or the District of Columbia; or if a legal resident of Alaska or Hawaii,
has a standalone SiriusXM streaming subscription; or if a legal resident of Puerto Rico, has a
SiriusXM Satellite radio subscription; (ii) has been an ACTIVE SIRIUSXM SUBSCRIBER, WITH
EITHER A SELF-PAID OR AN INTRODUCTORY TRIAL SUBSCRIPTION IN SPONSOR’S
DATABASE CONTINUOUSLY SINCE AT LEAST JUNE 28, 2021; (iii) is at least 18 years of age
at time of entry; except wherever prohibited or restricted by law; and (iv) has not won a prize
from Sponsor in the six (6) month period immediately preceding the start of the Contest
Period. This Contest is intended for the aforementioned geographic areas only.
By participating in the Contest, you: (i) agree to be bound by these Official Rules, including
all eligibility requirements, and (ii) agree to be bound by the decisions of Sponsor, which are
final and binding in all matters.
Employees of Sponsor and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion
agencies, retailers or distributors, and members of their immediate family (e.g., spouses,
domestic partners, parents, children, siblings) are not eligible to win. Entries that are
incomplete or corrupted are void and will not be eligible. Any effort by an Entrant to
misrepresent himself or herself using aliases or multiple e-mail addresses will disqualify all
entries of such individual. Sponsor and its agents reserve the right to verify eligibility
qualifications of any winner. Failure to comply with these Official Rules as determined in the
sole discretion of the Sponsor may result in disqualification from the Contest. This Contest is
subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by
law.
7. SPECIAL PUBLICITY NOTICE. By entering this Contest, you grant to Sponsor and its
promotional agents your express permission (except where prohibited by law) to use your
original submission on the radio for entertainment purposes (without identifying you by full
name), without further compensation. Also, by entering this Contest, if you are selected as a
potential winner, you grant to Sponsor and their respective promotional agents your express
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permission (except where prohibited by law) to use your name, identity, description of prize
won, hometown and likeness, if applicable, for promotional purposes, in any media now known
or hereafter developed, including on the radio, and including for “live notification” of potential
winner status purposes, without further compensation. Even though you consent to all the
above, Sponsor has no obligation to do any of it. See more details at “WINNER / SELECTION /
AGREEMENTS” below.
8. PRIZE. One (1) Grand Prize will be awarded to one winner using the selection process
described below and satisfaction of eligibility requirements set forth above, consisting of:
One (1) round-trip coach air transportation for four (4) (winner plus up to three (3)
guests) to Orlando, FL (the “Destination”), from the major commercial airport in the
continental United States nearest to winner’s primary residence as determined by
Sponsor; provided that Sponsor reserves the right to substitute ground transportation
for air transportation if winner resides within 250 miles of the Destination; Trip must
be taken between 8/1/2021 and 7/31/2022 (“Trip Period”).
One round trip ground transfer between the Orlando International Airport and the Walt
Disney World® Resort via town car.
One (1) standard hotel accommodation for four (4) nights (with a maximum of four
(4) persons per room and room tax only) at a hotel at the Walt Disney World® Resort
selected by Disney in its sole discretion; based on availability.
Four (4) 5-Day Magic Your Way Tickets with Park Hopper® Option (“Park Tickets”).
Terms and conditions apply to the Park Tickets.
One (1) Disney Gift Card with a value of $200.00. Subject to restrictions and conditions
at http://disneygiftcard.com. The Disney Gift Card can be used at select participating
locations at Walt Disney World® Resort, Disneyland® Resort, Disney Cruise Line,
Disney store locations in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico, shopDisney.com,
DisneyPhotoPass, Adventures by Disney®, Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, and
Disney’s Beach Resorts. Gift Card cannot be used toward the purchase of a Disney
Vacation Club Membership.
Aggregate ARV of Grand Prizes is $7,561.04.
All expenses specifically not mentioned herein, including without limitation, ground
transportation, transfers, hotel amenities, fees and gratuities, meals, airline change fees,
airline premium seat fees, airline baggage fees (both checked and carry on), personal
expenses such as meals, photos, souvenirs, and passport fees, are the responsibility of the
Winner and traveling companions. Travel and hotel accommodations are subject to
availability. Certain blackout dates and material restrictions may apply. Park Tickets are
subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer. Winner agrees that the Park
Tickets are awarded pursuant to a revocable, nontransferable license that is personal to the
Winner and may not be sold, resold, auctioned, bartered, assigned, exchanged, placed in
commerce, transferred, given away, donated, or otherwise conveyed. Winner and guests
must comply with all Park Tickets rules and regulations, including execution of all required
releases (if applicable). Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of such portion(s) of prize. If
a Winner is unable to travel on the dates required, that Winner will forfeit the prize and
another winner will be selected in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Winner and guests must travel
on same itinerary. No prize substitution, cash substitution, or assignment or transfer of prizes
is permitted, except by Sponsor who may substitute a prize of equal or greater value if any
portion of the advertised prize becomes unavailable. In no event shall more than the number
of stated prizes be awarded. All prizes are intended to be awarded. Any un-used elements of
a prize will be forfeited, will not be redeemable for cash and may not reduce the prize value
awarded for tax purposes. All federal, state, local and other taxes, costs and expenses relating
to the use, acceptance and possession of the prize are the sole responsibility of the Winner.
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Winner will receive an IRS Form 1099 for the actual value of prize awarded. Actual retail value
of prize depends upon location of winner and fares at time of departure.
9. ODDS. This Contest requires an exercise of skill and the odds of winning depend upon the
number of eligible Submissions entered and the quality of those Submissions. This Contest
may be advertised as follows: (1) on the radio on various music, talk, entertainment and
sports channels on both SiriusXM Radio, (2) on the internet on various music, talk,
entertainment and sports websites and SiriusXM channel pages at www.siriusxm.com, (3) on
Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites, (4) by unsponsored and sponsored members
of the public in social media and online communities.
10.WINNER / SELECTION / AGREEMENTS. Except where prohibited by law, acceptance of a prize
constitutes Winner’s consent, and Winner and guest(s) will be required to sign a release, to
allow Sponsor and its promotional agents to use Winner’s and Winner’s guest’s name,
likeness, photo, video footage, and/or biographical data for advertising and promotional
purposes, without additional compensation, in perpetuity, in all media, now known or
hereafter developed, in connection with Sponsor, this Contest, the Sponsor’s web sites, and
the Events. Winner will be required to sign and return to Sponsor an Affidavit of Eligibility,
Publicity & Liability Release (where not prohibited by law) and/or IRS Form W-9 (if required
by IRS regulations) (collectively, the “Winner Documents”), prior to and as a condition of
acceptance of the prize, WITHIN ONE (1) BUSINESS DAY OF receiving the Winner
Documents or the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner selected. Winner’s guests
must also sign and return a liability and publicity release (where not prohibited by law) prior
to travel. If a Winner Document is not completed and/or received by Sponsor within the
time required, or in the event of non-compliance with these Official Rules, the prize will be
forfeited, and an alternate winner will be selected in Sponsor’s sole discretion. All guests
must be at least 18 years old at time of travel except as follows. In the event a guest is
under the age of majority (“Minor”) as determined by the laws of the state in which s/he
resides, the Affidavit must be signed by a parent or legal guardian on the Minor’s behalf.
SPECIAL NOTICE REGARDING TRAVEL AND VENUE ATTENDANCE: WINNER AND
GUESTS AGREE TO ABIDE BY ALL AIRLINE, AIRPORT AND VENUE SAFETY POLICIES, WHICH
MAY INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, REQUIRED SOCIAL DISTANCING, REQUIRED
MASKING, PROOF OF VACCINATION, AND PROOF OF NEGATIVE VIRUS TESTING. SPONSOR,
THE APPLICABLE TRAVEL AIRLINE, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AGENTS, EACH RESERVE THE
RIGHT, IN THEIR SOLE DISCRETION, TO REMOVE OR TO DENY TRAVEL, OR REVOKE FULL OR
PARTIAL ACCESS TO THE EVENT, TO WINNER AND/OR GUEST WHO DOES NOT COMPLY WITH
AIRPLINE AND VENUE RULES, IS INTOXICATED, PRESENTS A SAFETY RISK, ENGAGES IN A
DISRUPTIVE MANNER OR WITH INTENT TO ANNOY, ABUSE, THREATEN OR HARASS ANY
OTHER PERSON AT THE EVENT, INCLUDING EMPLOYEES AND OTHER REPRESENTATIVES OF
SPONSOR AND THEIR AGENTS.
11.PRIVACY NOTICE / MARKETING. By entering this Contest, any personal information provided
by Contestants will be used consistent with Sponsor’s privacy policy at
www.siriusxm.com/privacy. Sponsor may use Contestants’ personal information, including
postal and e-mail addresses, to contact entrants regarding SiriusXM goods and services and
any other offers and/or promotions that we believe might be of interest to entrants. (If you
have previously asked us not to send you promotional emails, your Entry into this promotion
will cause you to receive emails related only to this promotion.)
12. GENERAL CAUTION / RELEASE. Sponsor reserves the right to permanently disqualify any person
it believes has violated these Official Rules. If, in Sponsor’s opinion, there is any suspected
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or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of this Contest,
or if technical difficulties or technical corruption (including a computer virus or system
malfunction) compromise the integrity of the Contest, Sponsor reserves the right to terminate
the Contest and select winner from among all eligible entries received prior to termination.
Should the Contest be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted at
www.siriusxm.com. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this
drawing is unlawful and subject to legal action by the Sponsor and its agents. You agree, on
your own behalf, and on behalf of your heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives,
successors and assigns (“Releasing Parties”), hereby release, and agree to defend,
indemnify, and hold harmless the Sponsor and those working on their respective behalves,
and all other businesses involved in this Contest (including prize vendor/provider), as well as
each of their respective employees, officers, directors, agents and representatives, successors
and assigns (“Released Parties”), from any and all actions, causes of action, suits, debts,
dues, sums of money, accounts, reckonings, covenants, contracts, controversies,
agreements, promises, trespasses, lost profits, indirect or direct damages, consequential
damages, incidental damages, punitive or exemplary damages, including for injury and death,
judgments, extent, executions, claims and demands whatsoever, in law, admiralty or equity,
whether known or unknown, foreseen or unforeseen, against Released Parties which any one
or more of the Releasing Parties ever had, now have or hereafter can, shall or may have,
whether known or unknown, asserted or non-asserted, which may in any way arise out of or
relate to your participation in this Contest or the awarding, acceptance and use or misuse of
a prize, including travelling to and attendance at the Event.
13.DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY. The Released Parties shall not be responsible for (i) any
typographical or other error in the publishing or printing of the offer, administration of the
Contest or in the announcement of any prize; (ii) lost, late, misdirected, damaged, illegible
or incomplete entries, or postage due mail; (iii) error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect,
delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or
alterations of entry materials, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic,
computer, mobile device, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate
transmission of or failure to receive entry information by Sponsor on account of technical
problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or any combination thereof;
(iv) any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer or mobile device related
to or resulting from participating in the Contest; or (v) the failure of any third party to comply
with the instructions and proper administration of this Contest.
You agree that the Released Parties shall not be liable for any injury, including illness, death,
loss or damage of any kind caused or claimed to be caused, by participation in this Contest,
or from the acceptance or use or redemption of any prize, including travelling to and from
and attendance at the Event.
14.FORCE MAJEURE. In the event Sponsor and its agents are prevented from continuing with this
Contest as contemplated herein by any event beyond its control, including but not limited to
fire, flood, earthquake, explosion, pandemic, virus, quarantine, labor dispute or strike, act of
God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, terrorist threat
or activity, war (declared or undeclared) or any federal, state, or local government law, order,
or regulation, or order of any court or other cause not within their control, Sponsor and its
agents shall have the right to modify, suspend, extend or terminate the Contest, and award
the prize in its sole discretion. IN THE EVENT THE EVENT IS CANCELLED OR TRAVEL TO THE
DESTINATION IS IN ANY WAY DELAYED OR CANCELLED, SPONSOR’S ONLY OBLIGATION IS
TO AWARD, OR NOT AWARD, THE REMAINING ELEMENTS OF THE PRIZES DESCRIBED ABOVE.
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15.LAW / DISPUTE RESOLUTION. This Contest shall be governed by and interpreted under the
laws of the State of New York, U.S.A., without regard to its conflicts of laws provisions that
may require the application of the laws of another jurisdiction. All disputes, claims, and
causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Contest shall be resolved individually,
without resort to any form of class action. Any action or litigation concerning this Contest
shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in New York, New York, and
you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and you waive all
defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. You agree
to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of New
York. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-
POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS CONTEST. YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY
RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY’S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON
NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.
16.WINNERS LIST. For the name of the winner, available after July 28, 2021 (“Winners List
Date”), send a stamped, self-addressed envelope (except where prohibited) and a note
identifying the name of this Contest within 45 days after the Winners List Date to the Sponsor
at the address set forth below, Attention: Promotions Department/Happy Place.
17.SPONSOR. The Sponsor of this promotion is Sirius XM Radio Inc., 1221 Avenue of the
Americas, 36th
Floor, New York, New York 10020. Sponsor’s Contest and other promotions
may be advertised through its subsidiaries and affiliates, including Pandora®
. This promotion
may be advertised on Facebook, but this promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or
administered by, or associated with, Facebook.
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