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Survivorman Kit Sweeps Rules

posted: 12/19/15
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SURVIVORMAN KIT SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ("U.S."), AGED 18 YEARS OR OLDER.

INTERNET ACCESS AND A FACEBOOK, TWITTER OR INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT REQUIRED. SPONSORED BY DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONS, LLC. FACEBOOK, TWITTER, AND INSTAGRAM ARE NOT SPONSORS OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES.

  1. ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for the Survivorman Kit Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes"), as of the start of the Entry Period (defined below), entrants must (i) be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia; (ii) be at least 18 years of age; (iii) have a computer with Internet access or mobile device that can access the Internet; and (iv) have a valid Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account.

Officers, directors and employees of Discovery Communications, LLC ("Sponsor") and its partners, affiliated companies, advertising and promotion agencies as well as each of their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household (whether legally related or not) of each are not eligible to enter or win. Winning the prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein. The Sweepstakes is void outside of the United States and the District of Columbia and where prohibited by law. Participation constitutes entrant's full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor's decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

  1. SPONSOR: Discovery Communications, LLC, One Discovery Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910.
  2. SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins on December 18, 2015 at 10:00 PM Eastern Time ("ET") and ends on December 20, 2015 at 1:00 AM ET ("Entry Period").

The Sponsor's computer or that of its designee is the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes. Entrants are responsible for determining the appropriate beginning and ending times in their respective time zones.

  1. SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY DETAILS: During the Entry Period, use the hashtag #SurvivormanKitSweeps in connection with a post on Instagram, an update or comment on Facebook, or a tweet on Twitter.

Your privacy settings for Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram must allow your posts to be viewed publicly.

Limit one (1) entry per person per Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram account. If you do not make your Facebook posts, Tweets or Instagrams public, Sponsor will not receive your entry. In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to register the Facebook, Twitter or Instagram account will be deemed to be the entrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, Internet service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated online or text message entries are permitted. Sponsor discourages the creation of multiple accounts. All entries discovered to have been submitted by the same individual using multiple accounts will be disqualified.

Ineligible responses include responses that fail to comply with these Official Rules, as well as those that are, in whole or in part, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, hateful, embarrassing to another person or entity, deceptive, obscene, invasive of another's privacy, tortious, contains racial slurs, or contains explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of, sexual acts, or is not within the spirit of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor's sole discretion ("Entry Requirements").

 

Your entry will not be valid unless it meets the Entry Requirements and the requirements of these Official Rules. All entries submitted in accordance with the Entry Requirements and these Official Rules will be collectively hereinafter referred to as "Eligible Entries."

 

  1. GRAND PRIZE WINNER SELECTION & NOTIFICATION: Three winners will be randomly selected on or about December 22, 2015. One winner will be selected from all Eligible Entries on Facebook, one winner will be selected from all Eligible Entries on Twitter, and one winner will be selected from all Eligible Entries on Instagram. Participants can win only one time even if they enter the Sweepstakes using multiple entry methods.

Sponsor will direct message the potential winner following the winner selection to provide information on how to redeem the prize. Potential winners must respond within 24 hours or an alternative potential winner will be selected. Inability to contact a winner or the return of any prize notification as undeliverable will result in the prize being forfeited and awarded to an alternate potential winner. If a winner is 18 or older, as required for entry, but not of the age of majority in state of residence, prize will either be awarded in the name of parent or legal guardian, or parent or legal guardian must ratify and sign any and all documents required of winner.

  1. SWEEPSTAKES PRIZES: A Grand Prize consisting of a Les Stroud Survival Kit will be awarded to each winner, for a total of three prizes awarded. The approximate retail value of the prize is $73.00 each USD.

The odds of winning depend on the number of Eligible Entries. Prizes are non-transferable and are not redeemable for cash. No Prize substitution, in whole or in part, except by Sponsor due to Prize unavailability, safety or security considerations, or any other reason as solely determined by Sponsor in which case a prize of comparable or greater value will be awarded. The Prize winner must look to the Prize manufacturer for warranty issues; Sponsor not liable for performance of the Prize. All details of any Prize not specified herein shall be determined solely by Sponsor. By accepting a Prize, each winner acknowledges compliance with these Official Rules. All taxes on Prize and all expenses related to acceptance and use of Prize and not specified are sole responsibility of winner.

  1. MOBILE DISCLOSURE: By using your wireless mobile device in connection with the Sweepstakes, depending on your phone's capabilities, standard data charges may apply 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) 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 Sweepstakes.
  2. RELEASE: By participating, entrants agree [a] to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, its subsidiaries and affiliates from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind resulting from their participation in the Sweepstakes or their acceptance, use or misuse of Prize including, without limitation, personal injury, death and property damage; and if a winner, [b] to the use of his or her name and/or photograph for advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in all media, including but not limited to on air and within www.discovery.com, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) and agree to execute specific consent to such use upon request. In addition, the potential winner may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and (where legal) a publicity release, which must be returned within the time period specified by the Sponsor in the notification. If documents are not returned timely, or if any notification or Prize is returned as non-deliverable, or if a potential winner is found to be ineligible or not in compliance with these Official Rules, the Prize may be forfeited and an alternate potential winner may be selected.

Sponsor is not responsible for and shall not be liable for: [a] electronic, hardware or software program, network, Internet, or computer malfunctions, failures, or difficulties of any kind, including without limitation, server malfunction or for any human, typographical, printing or other error relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes, processing of entries; the announcement of the Prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials, [b] failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions; [c] late, lost, misdirected, or incomplete entries; [d] damage to entrants' or any person's computer or the contents thereof; [e] any condition caused by events that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted or corrupted; [f] any damage to Prize during shipping or delivery; or [g] any injury 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 or use or misuse of any prize.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, AND EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, EVERYTHING REGARDING THIS SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING THE PRIZE, 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.

  1. GENERAL CONDITIONS: Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes if fraud, technical failures or any other factor beyond Sponsor's reasonable control impairs the integrity of the Sweepstakes (or portion thereof), as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, and limit entries to those submitted prior to the action taken, or to proceed in such a manner as may be deemed fair and equitable by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes; to be acting in violation of the Official Rules; to be acting in violation of the terms of Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, or to be acting in a non-sportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Entries may not be made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other Internet website or e-mail address, including but not limited to commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites. Any winner who enters by any of the methods described above will be disqualified and an alternate winner selected.
  2. DISPUTES: All disputes related to the Sweepstakes, the Prizes awarded, or these Official Rules shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Maryland, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Maryland or any other jurisdiction). Participants consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of state and federal courts in Montgomery County, Maryland, and all claims must be resolved in the courts of Montgomery County, Maryland.
  3. USE OF ENTRY INFORMATION: The collection and use of entrant information will be governed by Discovery's online privacy policy, available for viewing athttps://corporate.discovery.com/privacy-policy.
  4. WINNER LIST: For a list of winners, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by December 31, 2015, to: Survivorman Kit Sweeps Winner, One Discovery Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

Any third party trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective trademark owners. The use or mention of such third party trademarks in these Official Rules or in the Sweepstakes is solely for descriptive purposes and shall in no way imply an endorsement or sponsorship of the Sweepstakes.

(C)2015 Discovery Communications, LLC. All rights reserved.

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