AMC Network Entertainment LLC
TWD Emoji CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
VOID OUTSIDE THE US, IN PUERTO RICO AND WHERE PROHIBITED.
1.ELIGIBILITY: The “TWD EMOJI CONTEST” (the “Contest”) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age and older and who are physically located and reside in the United States or District of Columbia at the time of entry (“Eligible Participant”). Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited. Employees, officers and directors of AMC Network Entertainment LLC (“Sponsor”) and its respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, TV production partners, advertising and promotion agencies, and promotional suppliers, and the immediate family members (spouses and parents, children and siblings and their spouses, regardless of where they live) or members of the same households (whether related or not) of such individuals are not eligible. All applicable federal, state, local and municipal laws and regulations apply.
2.CONTEST ENTRY Period: The Contest begins at 12:00:01 am Eastern Time (“ET”) on November 20, 2015 and ends at 12:00:00 pm ET on November 29, 2015 (the “Contest Period”)
3.HOW TO ENTER: Follow @walkingdead_AMC on Twitter and submit, before the close of the Entry Period, a tweet using the hastag #TWDEmojiContest including your emoji idea for THE WALKING DEAD. Your emoji idea along with the hashtag #TWDEmojiContest will constitute your entry into this Contest (“Entry”).
BY SUBMITTING A TWEET ALONG WITH THE HASHTAG #TWDEmojiContest YOU ARE INDICATING THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND FULLY AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES. DO NOT SUBMIT A TWEET WITHOUT FIRST REVIEWING THESE OFFICIAL RULES.
Limit one (1) Entry per person. Multiple entries and/or mass entry attempts will result in disqualification of all entries by such person/email address/Twitter account. Entries must be manually key-stroked by the Entrant; use of automated entry devices or programs, or entries by third parties by any method of entry, are prohibited. Entries that do not conform to or that violate these Official Rules or are submitted in any manner other than stated in these Official Rules will be disqualified. Sponsor will not be responsible for late, lost, incomplete or misdirected entries. Proof of submission of entry does not constitute proof of receipt of same. All entries must be submitted via “tweet” on Twitter in their entirety prior to expiration of Contest Period. By entering this Contest, entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this Contest.
You may only use one (1) Twitter account to participate in the Contest. All Tweets must comply with the Twitter Terms of Service and Twitter Rules available at the Twitter Web Site. Important note: If your Twitter account is set to “protected mode,” or “private” your updates/responses may not be visible in Sponsor’s @ WalkingDead_AMC timeline and may not thus be received by Sponsor unless you previously consented to permit @WalkingDead_AMC to see your Twitter updates. Do not use the hashtag #TWDEmojiContest for purposes other than participation in the Contest.
If you opt to access Twitter via your wireless mobile device (only available via participating wireless carriers), data rates may apply for each message sent or received from your handset according to the terms and conditions of your service agreement with your wireless carrier. Other charges may apply (such as normal airtime and carrier charges as well as charges for wireless Internet access) and may appear on your mobile phone bill or be deducted from your prepaid account balance. Wireless carriers’ rate plans may vary, and you should contact your wireless carrier for more information on messaging rate plans and charges relating to your participation in this Contest. Mobile device service may not be available in all areas. Check your phone’s capabilities for specific instructions.
4.JUDGING/ WINNER NOTIFICATION: At the end contest period entries will be judged by representatives of Sponsor. At the end of the Contest Period, four (4) winners will be selected among all eligible Entries received to win a prize based on the following criteria:* Creativity- 50%, * Originality – 50%.
Winners will be selected at or about November 30, 2015. Potential winners will be notified by direct message and must allow for Sponsor to contact him/her via direct message. Failure to respond to the initial verification notice within twenty-four (24) hours after notification or return of email notification as undeliverable after three (3) attempts will result in disqualification. Potential winner may be required to sign and return within three (3) business days, an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Indemnification, and a Publicity Release where allowed by law (“Winner Documents”). If the Winner Documents are not returned to Sponsor within specified time period (if applicable), potential winner may be disqualified. If potential winner is disqualified, prize will be awarded to an alternate winner selected from all remaining eligible entries received during the Contest Period. In the event of any dispute concerning the identity of any entrant, the Entry will be deemed submitted by the natural person who is the authorized holder of the transmitting email account associated with the Twitter account (as applicable) used to participate in the Promotion. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. All decisions of the Sponsor regarding the Prize Drawing and any and all other aspects of the Contest shall be final, binding, and non-appealable
5.PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): Four (4) Grand Prize winners, each winner will receive one (1) THE WALKING DEAD Blanket and Hat. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Grand Prize: $56.89. No substitutions for prizes except by Sponsor or as may be necessary due to unavailability, in which case prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. Prize is not transferable or redeemable for cash. All taxes and other expenses not specified herein, including, but not limited to meals and spending money, are the sole responsibility of the winner. Sponsor responsible only for prize delivery; not responsible for prize utility, quality or otherwise.
6.CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION: No more than the number of prizes set forth in these Official Rules will be awarded. Entries not legitimately submitted in accordance with these Official Rules are void. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. Winner will be subject to verification by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding. A participant is not a winner of any prize unless and until said participant’s eligibility and the potential win has been verified and said participant has been notified that verification is complete and any documentation necessary for verification has been submitted to Sponsor for verification. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Participants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this Contest. Grand Prize winner must sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and any other documents Sponsor determines as reasonably necessary, including, where lawful, a publicity release, within five (5) business days following the date of notification of winning. Failure to comply with this deadline may result in forfeiture of the prize. Unclaimed prizes will not be awarded. Return of any prize as undeliverable may result in disqualification. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use a winner’s name, hometown and likeness for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes without additional compensation, unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Contest or in the announcement of the prize.
7.INDEMNIFICATION: Winner agrees, by accepting the prize, and each participant agrees, by participating in this Contest, to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor and each of its officers, directors, employees, representatives, agents, advertising and promotional agencies from and against 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 Contest-related activity, or participation in this Contest. Void where prohibited.
8.LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: IN NO EVENT WILL SPONSOR, OR ITS PARENTS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, ADVERTISING OR PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, REPRESENTATIVES, OR AGENTS, BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT THIS CONTEST. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, ANY PRIZE WON 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 or exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. Check your local laws for any restrictions or limitations regarding these limitations or exclusions.
9.GOVERNING LAW; DISPUTES: By entering the Contest, each participant agrees that: (i) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the Courts located in New York County, New York; and (ii) in addition, any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Contest but in no event attorneys’ fees. Except where prohibited by law, all issues concerning the construction, validity and enforcement of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the participant and Sponsor, shall be construed and governed by the laws of the state of New York, without regard to conflicts of law rules.
11.WINNERS LIST: For the name of the winner, after the Contest has ended, send a separate self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “TWD Emoji” Contest,” C/O AMC Network Entertainment LLC, 11 Penn Plaza, NY , NY 10001. Requests must be received by December 15, 2015.
12.SPONSOR: AMC Network Entertainment LLC, 11 Penn Plaza, NY, NY 10001.
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