THE WALKING DEAD SWEEPSTAKES (“SWEEPSTAKES”)
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT AFFECT THE OUTCOME OF THE SWEEPSTAKES.
BY PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT UNDERSTANDS THAT HE OR SHE IS PROVIDING HIS OR HER INFORMATION TO SPONSOR AND NOT TWITTER, INC. (“TWITTER”). FURTHER, ENTRANT SPECIFICALLY AGREES TO RELEASE TWITTER FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY ASSOCIATED WITH THIS SWEEPSTAKES. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH TWITTER, OR ANY OF THEIR AFFILIATES.
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 THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN THEIR STATE OF PRIMARY RESIDENCE AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. Employees, officers and directors of AMC Network Entertainment LLC (“Sponsor”), 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.
ENTRY PERIOD: Sweepstakes begins at 2:00:01 pm Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) on Wednesday October 24th, 2018 and ends at 1:59:59 pm EST on Thursday October 25th, 2018 (“Promotional Period”) at the. The Sweepstakes will consist of one (1) entry period and location. Sponsor clock is the official time keeping device for this Sweepstakes.
TO ENTER: During the Promotional Period and eligible entrant (an “Entrant”) must follow the steps below to receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry (“Entry”):
i. Sign into his/her Twitter account (Entrant may create a Twitter account for free if he/she does not already have one);
ii. Become a follower of @TWD on Twitter (if not already following @TWD). There is no charge to sign up for Twitter or to follow @TWD; and
iii. Compose a new Tweet post sharing which settlement he/she would join in the comments section of the post, including the hashtag “#TWDSWEEPS” to receive one (1) entry into
In the event of a dispute over the identity of any potential winner, the Entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the Twitter account used for entry, and potential winner may be required to provide identification sufficient to show that he/she is the authorized account holder. It is the sole responsibility of the entrant to notify the Sponsor in writing if the entrant changes his or her Twitter account during the Promotion Period. Proof of uploading an Entry does not constitute proof of delivery or entry. Each Entry must be taken by, manually key stroked and manually entered by the individual entrant; automated and/or repetitive electronic submission of entries (including but not limited to entries made using any script, macro, bot, or sweepstakes service) will be disqualified and transmissions from these or related accounts, email or IP addresses may be blocked.
DRAWING: On or about October 25th, 2018, Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes, will randomly select a total of one (1) potential grand prize winner provided a sufficient number of entries are received. Winner is considered a potential winner pending verification of his/her eligibility and compliance with these Official Rules.
PRIZE: One (1) Grand Prize Winner. The opportunity for a three (3) day/ two (2) night trip for the winner and a guest to THE WALKING DEAD set in Atlanta on November 2-4, 2018 Prize includes round-trip airfare for two (2) people, double occupancy hotel accommodations, round ground transportation in the destination city between the airport and the hotel. (Estimated Retail value: $3,000.) All details of prize will be determined by Sponsor. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. The Grand Prize winner will be responsible for the payment of any taxes, gratuities, and other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified as being awarded herein. Prize is not transferable.
ARV may vary depending upon point of departure and fare fluctuations. If the closest airport to the Grand Prize winner’s home is in close enough proximity to prize destination city so that, as Sponsor may determine in their sole discretion, a flight is unnecessary, Grand Prize winner and guest will receive alternate transportation from the Sponsor with no further obligation to the Grand Prize winner for any difference in prize value. Grand Prize winner will not receive cash or any other form of compensation if actual value of prize is less than the Grand Prize ARV in these Official Rules. Sponsor reserves the right to structure the travel route and select hotels in their sole discretion. All travel arrangements must be made through Sponsors’ agent and on a carrier of Sponsors’ choice. Grand Prize winner and winner’s guest are responsible for obtaining all necessary travel documents. In the event Grand Prize winner engages in behavior that (as determined by Sponsors’ in their sole and absolute discretion) is obnoxious or threatening, illegal or that is intended to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person, or that may reflect badly on Sponsor, Sponsor reserve the right to disqualify the Grand Prize winner and Sponsor will have no further obligation to Grand Prize winner.
Sponsor accept no responsibility for changes in THE WALKING DEAD production schedule or cancellation of production.
No substitutions or cash equivalent allowed except by Sponsor who reserve the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. If Grand Prize winner is unable to participate in the Grand Prize trip during the dates designated by Sponsor the prize is forfeited in its entirety with the Sponsor having no further obligation to Grand Prize winner or the winner’s guest. In the event the Grand Prize winner is able to participate in the Grand Prize trip during the dates designated by Sponsor but the set visit listed in the Grand Prize description does not or cannot take place as scheduled or at all, for reasons including but not limited to scheduling conflicts, cancellations, delays, postponement, or for any other reason including those outside the control of the Sponsor, then the Sponsor reserve the right to substitute a cash prize equal to the total Grand Prize value. Expenses and costs associated with prize acceptance and use not specifically stated herein as being provided are the sole responsibility of the winner.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: The potential winner will be notified by direct message and must respond to the direct message within a time period specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner will be selected in Sponsors’ sole discretion. In order to receive the comment notification via direct message, the potential winner’s device notification settings must be turned on and the 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. Potential winner will be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release and (where permitted) Publicity Release (Prize Claim Documents). If potential winner fails or refuses to complete, sign and return Prize Claim Documents within 24 hours days of the date of notification, he/she will be disqualified. Grand Prize Winner’s travel companions must sign and return a Liability and (where permitted) Publicity Release within the same time period. If companion is a minor, documents must be signed by his/her parent or legal guardian. Prizes are awarded as is, with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. Prize details and availability are subject to change, in which case a prize of equal value may be substituted at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Prizes consist only of the items listed, are non-transferable, with no cash redemption or substitution except at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
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.
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’s 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 reserve 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 Twitter.
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.Read More