Sprint – Snow Place Like Home – Win a grand prize of an Amazon Gift Card valued at $5,000 plus more OR 1 of 12 HTC Bolt smartphones
SPRINT SNOW PLACE LIKE HOME SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE REQUIRED TO ENTER OR WIN
ELIGIBILITY: Sprint Snow Place Like Home Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico who are eighteen (18) years of age or older and who are Sprint wireless customers in good standing with service starting on or before October 9, 2016. Employees of Sprint Communications Company L.P., or other companies associated with the promotion of the Sweepstakes, as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.
SPONSOR: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Sprint Communications Company L.P. (the “Sponsor”).
AGREEMENT TO OFFICIAL RULES: Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
ENTRY PERIODS: The Sweepstakes begins on December 9, 2016, 12:00:00PM ET and ends on December 23, 2016, 11:59:59PM ET. Entries are valid during this period only.
HOW TO ENTER: There are two ways to enter (collectively “Entry”):
ONLINE ENTRY FORM: Visit www.sprint.com/snowsweepstakes, complete the online entry from and submit. Once you submit the entry form, you will receive one entry into the Sweepstakes. Any entries attempted through the use of agencies or robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar methods will be void. There is a limit of one online Entry per person and wireless phone number per day.
TWITTER: To enter the sweepstakes through Twitter, a user must tweet an image with #SprintSnowSweepstakes telling us your favorite holiday activity in order to receive one entry into the Sweepstakes. There is a limit of one Twitter Entry per person per day. Customer must be following @Sprint or @SprintLatino on Twitter. Tweet must not contain material that violates or infringes upon another’s rights, including, but not limited to, privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or constitutes copyright infringement; not disparage Sponsor or any other person or party affiliated with the Sweepstakes; not promote any cause other than the Sweepstakes’ theme; not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, lewd, pornographic, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, slanderous or libelous (as determined by Sponsor, at Sponsor’s sole discretion); and not contain, facilitate, reference or use material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, ethnicity, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, political orientation, citizenship, ancestry, marital status or age (as determined by Sponsor, at Sponsor’s sole discretion) (all of the foregoing prohibited material is “Ineligible Content”).
There is a limit of one online Entry and one Twitter Entry per person per day (for a maximum of two entries per person per day). Any entries that contain Ineligible Content or that are attempted through the use of agencies or robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar methods will be void.
DRAWING: On or about January 3, 2017, the Sponsor will select the potential winners for each Prize in a random drawing of all eligible Entries received for the Entry Period. The odds of being selected depend on the number of entries received. The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winners on or about January 10, 2017. For Twitter Entries, it is a potential winner’s responsibility to set his/her account to accept Twitter Direct Messages by Sponsor and/or Follow @Sprint or @SprintLatino to receive Twitter Direct Messages by Sponsor and to timely check his/her account for any Twitter Direct Messages from Sponsor to receive and therefore claim a prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted within five (5) days after the first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place at random from the remaining entries, or may elect to not award the prize.
In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same email address or Twitter account, the authorized subscriber of the email account or email account used to register on Twitter at the time of Entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the email address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual (and void his/her Entry) it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of this Sweepstakes or website, intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrant, Sponsor or any of its representatives or to otherwise be acting in violation of these Official Rules.
REQUIREMENTS OF POTENTIAL WINNERS: A potential winner will be required to complete and return  an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (the “Affidavit/Release”) and  an IRS Form W-9 and furnish his/her Social Security number, which will be used only for the purpose of reporting the Winner’s prize earnings to the Internal Revenue Service, as required by law within five days of being notified. If a potential winner fails to sign and return the required documentation within the required time period, he/she will be disqualified and an alternate entrant may be selected in his/her place in a random drawing of all entries received.
PRIZES: The prizes and Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) will be as follows:
GRAND PRIZE — One potential winner will receive: an Amazon Gift Card (ARV $5,000), an Amazon Echo (ARV $179.99), 1 year free Amazon Prime (ARV $99), 1 year of Amazon Music Unlimited (ARV $79.99), 1 HTC Bolt (ARV $600) and a check made payable to the winner in the amount of 30% of the prize to assist with covering taxes (ARV: $1787.69). ARV of Grand Prize: $7,746.67.
SECONDARY PRIZES — Twenty potential winners will receive an HTC Bolt smartphone (ARV: $600 each)
Total ARV of all prizes: $19,746.67.
Wireless service is NOT INCLUDED with any of the devices. Any and all fees and costs associated with the device activation is the sole responsibility of the winner. Any prize details not specified above will be determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. Prizes are not transferable or refundable and must be accepted as awarded. No cash or other substitution may be made, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize (or component thereof) with another prize (or component thereof) of equal or greater value if the prize is not available for any reason as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. The winner is responsible for any and all other costs and expenses not listed above. Prizes may be reported as income to a winner and the winner will be responsible for all taxes associated with the receipt of any prize. The Amazon Gift Card, Amazon Echo, 1 year of Amazon Prime, and 1 year of Amazon Music Unlimited are given away on behalf of Sprint. Amazon is not a sponsor of this promotion. Except as required by law, Amazon.com Gift Cards (“GCs”) cannot be transferred for value or redeemed for cash. GCs may be used only for purchases of eligible goods at Amazon.com or certain of its affiliated websites. For complete terms and conditions, see www.amazon.com/gc-legal. GCs are issued by ACI Gift Cards, Inc., a Washington corporation. All Amazon ®,™ & © are IP of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. No expiration date or service fees.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: In the event that the operation, security or administration of the Sweepstakes is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to, fraud, virus or other technical problem, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either (a) suspend the Sweepstakes to address the impairment and then resume the Sweepstakes in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules or (b) award the prizes at random from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. The Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. In the event of a dispute as to any online entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the participant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person who is assigned to 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 email address.
WARRANTIES AND CONSENTS: By completing and submitting an entry, you: (a) represent and warrant that (i) you have read, and agree to be bound by, these Official Rules per the instructions included in the Sweepstakes tweet and any applicable policies or procedures posted by Twitter, (ii) based on the Official Rules, you are eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes, and (iii) all of the information provided as part of your entry is accurate, does not violate any third party’s legal rights (including without limitation rights of privacy and publicity), and otherwise does not violate applicable law; (b) consent to the use of your name and/or likeness by the Sponsor for promotional purposes (whether online, in print or through any other media now known or hereafter developed), without additional compensation or authorization unless prohibited by law; and (c) agree to be bound by the interpretations of these Official Rules by the Sponsor which are final in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes; and (d) acknowledge that this Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Twitter.
RELEASE AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Twitter, Sponsor, its parent(s), officers, directors, employees, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors that may prevent an entrant from submitting an entry; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Sweepstakes; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected or undeliverable mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; or (f) injury, death or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt of any prize. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Sweepstakes, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct or indirect damages.
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Kansas. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Kansas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Kansas or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Kansas.
SWEEPSTAKES RESULTS: To request a winners list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Sprint Snow Place Like Home Sweepstakes, Attn: Sprint, 6220 Sprint Parkway, Office 3C374, Overland Park, KS 66251. Requests must be received within four (4) weeks of the end of the Sweepstakes. The list will be sent when the drawing has been conducted and the winners verified. VT residents omit postage.
THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Twitter or Amazon and their names and logos are registered trademarks of each.
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