2. Tweet the link to this contest, including @QLShow and #QLChicagoGiveaway. You can click the “tweet” button below to get started.
CHICAGO: DIAMOND EDITION SIGNED BY QUEEN LATIFAH BLU-RAY COMBO PACK GIVEAWAY
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
A TWITTER ACCOUNT AND INTERNET CONNECTION ARE REQUIRED. “PROTECTED” TWITTER ACCOUNTS MAY NOT BE ABLE TO SEND ENTRIES VIA THIS METHOD.
SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD & SPONSOR:
The “CHICAGO: DIAMOND EDITION SIGNED BY QUEEN LATIFAH BLU-RAY COMBO PACK” (“Sweepstakes”) starts at 6:00:00 AM Pacific Time (“PT”) on 02/25/14 and ends at 11:59:59 PM PT on 02/28/14 (“Sweepstakes Period”) and consists of one (1) random drawing and prizing as detailed below. The sponsor of this Sweepstakes is Trackdown Productions, Inc., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232 (the “Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes is subject to these Official Rules (the “Official Rules”), and by entering, all participants agree to be bound by the TERMS AND CONDITIONS HEREIN.
SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (“ELIGIBILITY AREA”), WHO ARE CURRENTLY PHYSICALLY LOCATED AND RESIDING THEREIN, AND WHO ARE THIRTEEN (13) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF TIME OF ENTRY, AND HAS A TWITTER ACCOUNT IN GOOD STANDING. ANY PARTICIPANT WHO IS BELOW THE AGE OF MAJORITY IN HIS OR HER LEGAL JURISDICTION OF RESIDENCY (A “MINOR”) SHOULD OBTAIN HIS/HER PARENT’S OR LEGAL GUARDIAN’S PERMISSION PRIOR TO ENTERING OR SUBMITTING ANY PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION. THIS PROMOTION IS VOID OUTSIDE THE ELIGIBILITY AREA AND WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Employees and their immediate family members (spouses, parents, legal guardians, in-laws, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren) of Sponsor, their respective officers, directors, affiliates, subsidiaries, parent companies, and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, the “Promotion Parties”)and those living in the household of same (whether legally related or not) are not eligible to enter or win. A prize won by a Minor will be awarded in the name of said Minor’s parent or legal guardian.
HOW TO ENTER:
During the Sweepstakes Period, members of Twitter meeting the eligibility conditions above may enter the Sweepstakes by logging in to their Twitter account and doing the following:
1. Become a “follower” of @qlshow. Because the Sponsor will notify potential winners through a direct message on Twitter, the potential entrant must be signed up to “follow” @qlshow to be selected as a winner. Important note: If your Twitter account is set to “protected mode” your updates/responses may not be visible in Sponsor’s @qlshow in-box, and thus may not be received by Sponsor unless you have previously consented to permit Sponsor to see your Twitter updates. @qlshow messages not received by Sponsor will not be entered into the Sweepstakes.
2. Post a Tweet on Twitter that includes both the handle @qlshow and the hashtag #QLChicagoGiveaway. Note: your tweet may include a photograph but this is not necessary for Sweepstakes entry.
By completing the foregoing correctly, you will receive one (1) “Entry” into the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes Entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. PT on February 28, 2014.
LIMIT ONE (1) ENTRY PER PERSON/TWITTER ACCOUNT/DAY.
The use of multiple Twitter accounts to enter more than the number of times stated is strictly forbidden. Anyone found to use multiple Twitter accounts to enter the Sweepstakes will be disqualified.
All Entries must comply with the Twitter Terms of Service and Twitter Rules available at the Web Site.
Each individual submitting a valid Entry shall be referred to herein as an “Entrant” and collectively as “Entrants”.
The Sponsor’s web site clock at www.queenlatifah.com will be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes.
Important Note: If you opt to send tweets or receive Sponsor’s tweets via your wireless mobile device (which may only be available via participating wireless carriers and is not required to enter the Sweepstakes), standard text messaging and/or data rates may apply for each text 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) 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. Participation in this Sweepstakes by wireless mobile device and text message means that you understand that you may receive additional text messages from Sponsor relating to this Sweepstakes, including notifying you if you are a potential winner in this Sweepstakes, which may be subject to charges pursuant to your carrier’s rate plan. Text messaging may not be available from all mobile phone service carriers and handset models. Mobile device service may not be available in all areas. Check your mobile device’s capabilities for specific instructions.
Sponsor shall have the right to disqualify any Entries that Sponsor has determined, in its sole and exclusive opinion, fail to adhere to these Official Rules, or (if applicable) the Twitter Rules or Twitter Terms of Service, expose Sponsor to any unacceptable degree of technical, legal or financial risks or problems, uses text and/or other components in a manner objectionable to Sponsor, or its affiliates, or is otherwise deemed inappropriate, all as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion (including but not limited to content deemed by Sponsor which contains violence, is sexually explicit or otherwise offends or denigrates any group or class of people or could reflect unfavorably on any of the Releasees (as defined below), or which defame or invade the publicity or privacy rights of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s or entity’s personal, commercial or proprietary rights). Sponsor, at its sole discretion, may accept a technically incorrect unique term. Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding with respect to all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.
All Sweepstakes Entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor, and none will be acknowledged or returned. Sponsor shall have the right to edit, adapt, retweet and publish any or all of the Entries and may use them in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, throughout the world in perpetuity without attribution or compensation to the Entrant, his or her successors or assigns, or any other entity.
The Sponsor’s clock shall be the official timekeeper for this Sweepstakes. For purposes of this Sweepstakes, an Entry is “received” when the Sponsor’s server records the Entry information. Proof of sending (such as an automated text) does not constitute proof of actual receipt of an Entry for purposes of this Sweepstakes. Illegible and/or incomplete Entries, Entries submitted by Entrants who do not meet the eligibility requirements (including all requirements with respect to age and residence) and Entries in excess of the stated limit above are void. Those who do not follow all of the instructions, provide the required information in their entry form, or abide by these Official Rules or other instructions of Sponsor may be disqualified.
Potential prize winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible Entries on/about March 3, 2014 by Sponsor, whose decisions regarding the result of the random drawing shall be final and binding.
The potential prize winners will be notified using the Private Message feature on Twitter for the user name and account of the winning Entry. It is each Entrant’s responsibility to timely set account settings to accept Private Message contacts by Sponsor (@qlshow) and to timely check his or her account for such messages. Sponsor is not responsible for any failure of delivery of notice attempting to use such methods. Each notification sent to a potential prize winner will occur within two (2) days of the random drawing and the potential winner will be required to respond to this notification within five (5) days in accordance with the instructions therein or Prize will be forfeited and Entrant disqualified. In the event of disqualification an alternate winner will be selected at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Potential winners (or parent or legal guardian if a potential winner is a minor) will be required to respond to the notification as directed and provide information that includes, but is not limited to, the following: first and last name, email address, street address (no post office boxes), city, state, zip code, daytime telephone number, date of birth, and verify his/her eligibility per these Official Rules.
If a prize winner notification is undeliverable or no response is received by Sponsor or its representative from the potential prize winner within the stated deadline, then such potential prize winner will be disqualified, and an alternate winner may be selected in Sponsor’s sole discretion. If any prize notification is returned as undeliverable for any reason, or if potential winner does not comply in any way to these Official Rules, Sponsor may decide, in its sole discretion, to award the applicable Prize to an alternate eligible Entrant or may elect to not award the prize. Only one (1) prize will be awarded to any one (1) person or household.
All costs and expenses, including, but not limited to federal, state and local tax liabilities are the responsibility of the prize winners. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited) for Sponsor to use the prize winner’s name, Twitter user name (“Twitter handle”), likeness, picture, voice, biographical information (including city and state of residency) and statements for publicity, advertising, trade and promotional purposes in any and all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide and on the Internet and World Wide Web, without additional compensation, notification, permission or limitation of any kind unless prohibited by law.
PRIZES: Five (5) Prizes (each a “Prize”) are available to be awarded:
Each Prize consists of one (1) Chicago: Diamond Edition (Blu-ray / DVD + UltraViolet Digital Copy autographed by Queen Latifah. The ARV of each Prize is $14.99. The total ARV of all prizes to be awarded in the Sweepstakes is $74.95.
Prizes are non-transferable, non-assignable and have no cash value. No prize substitution or cash redemption allowed by a winner. Prizes will only be shipped to addresses within the Eligibility Area. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of comparable value if advertised prize becomes unavailable. Prize may not be sold, bartered or exchanged by prize winner. Prizes are provided “as is” and without any warranty of any kind. By accepting a prize, the prize winner acknowledges compliance with these Official Rules. Any prizes that are not awarded in the random drawing due to insufficient number(s) of eligible Entries will remain the property of the Sponsor.
ODDS OF WINNING:
The odds of winning a prize in the random drawing are determined by the total number of eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
The Promotion Parties, Twitter, Inc., and any and all Internet server(s) and Internet access provider(s), web site hosts and facilitators and wireless and cellular carriers and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations and advertising and promotional agencies, and all of their officers, directors, members, shareholders, employees and agents (collectively, “Releasees”) are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate Entry information; human errors; technical malfunctions; failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions or defects of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, providers, or software, including, without limitation, any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes; inability to access or upload to the Web Site or any web pages thereof or to send or receive a Tweet; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries; data that is processed late or incorrectly or is incomplete or lost due to telephone, computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on telephone lines, mobile networks, or the Internet or any web site (including the Web Site) or for any other reason whatsoever; typographical, printing or other errors; or any combination thereof. Proof of submitting information to the Web Site or sending a Tweet is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. Illegible, incomplete and, mechanically reproduced Entries will be disqualified. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. False, fraudulent or deceptive Entries or acts shall render Entrants ineligible. Any damage made to the Twitter service will be the responsibility of the authorized account holder of the Twitter account submitted at the time of Entry. Entrants release and waive any claims they may have against Releasees for any and all injuries, claims, damages, losses, costs, or expenses of any kind (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees) resulting from acceptance, use, or misuse of the prize or element thereof, or from participation in this Sweepstakes. By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrants affirm that they have read and accepted these Official Rules.
GOVERNING LAW/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of Entrants and Releasees in connection with the Sweepstakes will be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state’s laws. By entering the Sweepstakes, Entrants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts of Los Angeles County, California, United States, and waive the right to have disputes arising out of the subject matter hereof adjudicated in any other forum.
BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY) NOT TO EXCEED FIFTY DOLLARS ($50.00), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES NOT TO EXCEED FIFTY DOLLARS ($50.00), AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (4) ENTRANTS’ REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement, its enforcement, arbitrability or interpretation shall be submitted to final and binding arbitration, to be held in Los Angeles, County, California, before a single arbitrator, in accordance with California Code of Civil Procedure §1280 et seq. The arbitrator shall be selected by mutual agreement of the parties or, if the parties cannot agree, then by striking from a list of arbitrators supplied by JAMS. The arbitration shall be a confidential proceeding, closed to the general public. The arbitrator shall issue a written opinion stating the essential findings and conclusions upon which the arbitrator’s award is based. The parties will share equally in payment of the arbitrator’s fees and arbitration expenses and any other costs unique to the arbitration hearing (recognizing that each side bears its own deposition, witness, expert and attorneys’ fees and other expenses to the same extent as if the matter were being heard in court). Nothing in this paragraph shall affect either party’s ability to seek from a court injunctive or equitable relief at any time to the extent same is not precluded by another provision of this Agreement.
Releasees shall not be liable to a prize winner or any other person for failure to supply the Prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, network or computer problems, internet problems, hacking, computer viruses, unauthorized computer access, tampering, or any other cause beyond Sponsor’s sole control.
If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, or if this Sweepstakes or any web site (including the Web Site) associated therewith (or any portion(s) thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper playing of the Sweepstakes and processing of Entries in accordance with these Official Rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by Entrants, fraud, technical failures, shutdown of the Twitter service, or any other causes, in the Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Sweepstakes or any portion thereof. In the event this Sweepstakes is cancelled, the Sponsor will conduct a random drawing to award the prize from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation. If such cancellation, termination, modification, or suspension occurs, notification will be posted at www.queenlatifah.com/. The Releasees are not responsible for the actions of Entrants in connection with the Sweepstakes, including Entrants’ attempts to circumvent the Official Rules or otherwise interfere with the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Sweepstakes, or whom Sponsor believes to be causing malfunction, error, disruption or damage may be disqualified. Additionally, any attempt to cheat the Sweepstakes, as determined at the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor, may result in immediate disqualification of the Entrant, as well as other possible consequences, including disqualification from any and all existing and future sweepstakes. ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE, OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
If a dispute arises about who submitted an Entry (as detailed above), the Entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the Twitter account used for Entry (as applicable). The authorized account holder of the Twitter account entered is deemed the natural person who has registered with Twitter for the user name associated with the submitted Entry. A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is the authorized user of the Twitter account associated with the winning Entry and that all eligibility requirements have been met. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually submitted an Entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected Entry will be deemed ineligible. The Releasees are not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or inability of Entrant’s Twitter account to receive messages. Also, the Releasees are not responsible, and may disqualify an Entrant, if his or her Twitter account user name does not work or if it is changed without Entrant giving prior written notice to Sponsor.
NOTE: Entry must be made by the Entrant only as detailed above. Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other web site, including, but not limited to, commercial sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Sweepstakes. Entries generated by a script, computer programs, macro, programmed, robotic or other automated means are void and may be disqualified. The use of any device or software to automate the Entry process is prohibited. Entries or other Sweepstakes materials that are incomplete, illegible, corrupted, damaged, destroyed, forged, false, lost, stolen, late, misdirected, deceptive, in greater quantity than the limit stated or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.
For an Official Winners List (available after 03/03/14), or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “CHICAGO DIAMOND EDITION SIGNED BY QUEEN LATIFAH BLU-RAY COMBO PACK GIVEAWAY” (please specify Official Winners List or Official Rules), 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Lean Bldg. Suite 200, Culver City, CA 90232. Residents of Vermont with a return address in Vermont may omit the return postage on their Official Rules request. Official Rules are also available during the Sweepstakes Period at www.queenlatifah.com/.