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Preacher at SXSW Rules

AMC Network Entertainment LLC
PREACHER SWEEPSTAKES (“SWEEPSTAKES”)
Official Sweepstakes Rules

THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED, OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH FACEBOOK. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE PROVIDING YOUR INFORMATION TO SPONSOR AND NOT TO FACEBOOK.

ELIGIBILITY:      OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND ATTENDING THE 2017 SXSW FESTIVAL IN AUSTIN, TX. Employees, officers and directors of AMC Network Entertainment LLC (“Sponsor” or “AMC”), its promotional partners (including, without limitation, promotion administrators, digital agencies and independent judging agencies), and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies, advertising, promotion or production agencies, or web masters/suppliers, and their IRS dependents, immediate family members (spouse, parents, children, siblings, and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and individuals residing in their same household, whether or not related, are not eligible to participate. By participating, entrants agree to these Official Rules, the decisions of the judges regarding judging, and the decisions of the Sponsor which are final and binding in all respects relating to the Sweepstakes. Void where prohibited.

PROMOTIONAL PERIOD:            Sweepstakes begins at 10:00:01 am Central Time (“CT”) on March 9, 2017 and ends at 12:00:01 pm CT on March 10, 2017 (“Promotional Period”). Sponsors clock is the official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes.

HOW TO ENTER:            You must have a valid account on Facebook in order to enter. If you do not already have an account on Facebook, you can create one for free by visiting http://www.facebook.com. All terms and conditions of Facebook apply. Eligible entrants (“Entrant(s)”) may participate in the Sweepstakes by visiting the Sweepstakes page located at facebook.com/PreacherAMC (the “Sweepstakes Homepage”) during the Promotion Period and following instructions to enter the promotion by commenting on the post marked with #Sweeps and #PreacherAtSXSW. You need Internet access and a valid Facebook account to enter. Each Entrant must be the rightful owner (or have authorized use) of the email address identified in the Entrant’s entry. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to set up the Facebook account will be deemed to be the entrant. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder of the email address/Facebook account associated with the entry. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, interrupted or unavailable network server or other connection; miscommunications; failed phone or computer or telephone transmissions; technical failure; jumbled, scrambled or misdirected transmissions; late, lost, incomplete, delayed, or misdirected entries; or other error of any kind whether human, mechanical, or electronic. Limit one (1) entry per person/per Facebook account. False or deceptive acts or entries, or entries generated by script, macro or other automated means will be void, will render a participant ineligible, and also may result in participant no longer being allowed to enter Sponsor’s sweepstakes, contests or other promotions in the future, at Sponsor’s sole discretion. All entries submitted become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Entrant must provide all information requested. Incomplete, unreadable or unintelligible submissions will be disqualified. All information submitted by entrants is subject to and will be treated in a manner consistent with AMC’s Privacy Policy accessible at http://www.amc.com/privacy. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants hereby agree to AMC’s collection and usage of their personal information and acknowledge that they have read and accepted Privacy Policy. Participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes Entrant’s understanding of, full and unconditional agreement to, and acceptance of these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entrant that Sponsor determines to be in violation of any term contained in these Official Rules. Sponsor’s decision not to enforce a specific provision of these Official Rules does not constitute a waiver of that provision or of the Official Rules generally.

DRAWING:            Twenty-five (25) prize winners will be selected in random drawings, from among all eligible Entries received during the Promotional Period.

PRIZE: Twenty-Five (25) Prizes.   Each Prize Winner will receive two (2) wristbands for an autograph signing at a venue in Austin, TX on March 11, 2017. Wristbands are not transferable or redeemable for cash.  Wristbands are by invitation only and have no retail value.  Sponsor is only responsible for delivering the wristbands to each winner. Winners and their Guests must arrange for their own travel and lodging for the event. If potential winner cannot accept Prize (or portion thereof) as stated, the Prize may be forfeited in its entirety. No substitution, cash redemption, assignment or transfer of any prize, except by Sponsor who reserves right, in their sole discretion, to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Prize awards are subject to verification of eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules. All federal, state and local taxes and any other costs and expenses associated with the prize acceptance not specified herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the winners. Prizes are awarded “as is” without any warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. All prize details are at the sole discretion of Sponsor.

WINNER NOTIFICATION:            The potential winners will be notified by direct message and must respond to the direct message within 1 hour to accept or decline the Prize. If a potential winner does not timely respond or if the prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential winner will be disqualified and an alternate potential winner will be selected. In order to receive the comment notification via direct message, the potential winner’s device Facebook notification settings must be turned on and the Facebook settings are not set to “protected mode” or “private.” Upon prize forfeiture, no payment or other compensation will be made to the original potential winner. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining Entries from the applicable entries. No substitution, exchange or transfer of prize except by Sponsor, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted.

ODDS:            Odds of winning a Prize depend upon the number of eligible Entries received.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, entrants agree to these Official Rules. Entrants are solely responsible for their own actions and agree to hold harmless Sponsor, their promotional partners (including, without limitation, promotion administrators, digital agencies and independent judging agencies), and their respective parents, subsidiaries and affiliated companies and advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and are released and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, to person(s), including death, or property, or violation of intellectual property or personal rights (such as, but not limited to, copyright, trade name/trademark, and/or rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light) resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize or participation in this Sweepstakes or related activity and the use of the Entry submitted, and (b) winners, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grant permission for Sponsor (and agree to confirm such agreement in writing), and those acting pursuant to its authority to use his/her name, photograph, voice and/or likeness and prize information and/or Entry for advertising, trade, commercial and promotional purposes without further compensation, at any times or time, in all media now known or hereafter discovered worldwide and on the Internet and/or World Wide Web without notice or review to, or approval from such winner and/or any third party.

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, or any other social media site. By entering the Sweepstakes, an entrant agrees to release and hold harmless Facebook from any and all liability associated with this promotion.

LIABILITY LIMITATIONS:            The Release Parties are not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, garbled or non-delivered Entries, photos, private messages or hashtags; or for interrupted or unavailable satellite, network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), Website, telephone or other connections, availability or accessibility, or miscommunications, or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, or lines, or technical failure or jumbled, corrupted, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures, or technical errors or difficulties, or other errors of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic or network or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of Entry or other information or the failure to capture, or loss of, any such information. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of this Sweepstakes or otherwise attempt to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair playing practices or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor representatives, as solely determined by the Sponsor, will be disqualified. Any use of robotic, script, automatic, macro, programmed, like entry methods or any method which subvert the entry process will void all such Entries by such methods, and disqualify any entrant using such methods. The Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer or mobile device related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading mobile applications. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non- authorized human intervention, technical failures or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of Entries, Sponsor reserves the right at their sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes, and determine the potential winners from among all eligible, non- suspect Entries received prior to action taken using the judging process described herein. The Released Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website or application users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes, and assume no responsibility for any error, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation, or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction, or unauthorized use of the Facebook. In case of dispute, the authorized subscriber of the Facebook account used to enter the Sweepstakes at the actual time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant, and must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized account subscriber is deemed to be the natural person who is assigned to the Facebook account by the respective platform.

IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF AN ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES OR ACCESS TO AND USE OF ANY WEBSITE OR DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTED MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM A WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.

By entering, entrants agree that 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 State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. By entering, entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in New York, NY.

SPONSOR:            AMC Network Entertainment LLC, 11 Penn Plaza, New York NY 10001.

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