#BadIdeas Sweepstakes Official Rules
OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES: September 23, 2019
PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. #BADIDEAS Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will begin on September 23, 2019 at 9 a.m. and ends on November 1, 2019 at 11:59 a.m.(“Sweepstakes Period”). All times referenced in the Sweepstakes refer to Eastern Time (“ET”). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
WHO CAN ENTER AND WIN: This Sweepstakes is open only to permanent, legal United States (“U.S.”) residents ages 18 years and older who physically reside in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Offer is void where prohibited by law.
WHO CANNOT ENTER AND WIN: Residents of Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands and any other United States territories are not eligible to participate in this Sweepstakes. Officers, directors and employees of Tinkercast, LLC, their immediate families (spouses, parents (including step parents), children (including step children), siblings, in-laws, and any person living in the same households as these persons (whether such persons are related or not)), Tinkercast’s parent, affiliate, and subsidiary companies, judges of this contest, participating advertising and promotion agencies, and any other individual or entity involved in the development, administration, promotion or implementation of the Sweepstakes (and members of their immediate families and those living in the same household of each such persons (whether they are related or not)) (collectively, the “Sponsors”) are not eligible to enter and win the Sweepstakes.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit Wow in the World’s Facebook page located at www.facebook.com/wowintheworld (the “Page”) or send a written note to Tinkercast 41 Watchung Plaza, Suite 312, Montclair, NJ 07042 and tag or write the name of a friend who you associate with the weekly bad idea posted on Wow in the World’s facebook page. Once you have correctly responded to a post, you will automatically be entered into the Sweepstakes (Entry). The #BADIDEAS Social Sweeps post will be posted on the Page on September 23, September 30, October 7, October 14, October 21, and October 28, 2019 (the “Posts’). Any comment posted that is not in direct response to the Sweepstakes’ request will be considered a disqualified entry.
All Entries become the property of the Sponsors and will not be acknowledged.
You may enter once a day during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple Entries received from any person or Facebook account beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. All entries must be received no later than each Friday until November 1st at 12:00 a.m. ET to be eligible for the Sweepstakes. Tinkercast LLC’s computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Sweepstakes. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means will be disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, are void and will not be accepted. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant who made a potentially winning entry, Sponsors reserve the right to deem that the entry was made by the registered subscriber of the email address submitted at the time of entry. Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant’s name, Facebook user name, city, state, likeness, image, and/or voice for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval.
PRIZE: Sponsors will award one (1) prize to eligible entrants who participated during the Sweepstakes Period (“Prize”). The Prize will consist of up to 4 passes to the Wow in the World Pop Up Party post-show meet and greet in Los Angeles, CA on November 17, 2019. Prize will be awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsors.
The Estimated Retail Value (“ERV”) of each Prize is approximately US$300.00. Total value (“TV”) of all awarded Prizes is an aggregate value of approximately US$300.00. Actual Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize may vary. Any difference between ERV and ARV will not be awarded.
Sponsors, in their sole discretion, will determine all details of Prize and reserve the right to substitute a similar Prize of comparable or greater value. All taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize are the sole responsibility of Winners. Prize cannot be transferred by Winners or redeemed for cash and is valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of Prize by Winner. If Prize is unclaimed within a reasonable time after notification from Sponsors, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion, it will be forfeited, and time permitting, at Sponsors’ sole discretion, an alternate Winner(s) may be selected from the remaining eligible entries.
WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: On September 27, 2019; October 4, 2019; October 11, 2019; October 18, 2019; October 25, 2019; and November 1, 2019 at or around 12:00 p.m. ET, one (1) winner will be selected at random by a representative of the Sponsors from among all eligible entries. Sponsors or one of their designees will make one (1) attempt to notify the winner by directly responding to the potential winner’s comment on the Post and asking him or her to direct message Sponsor at which time information will be collected for the sole purpose of delivering the Prize. The winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, release of liability, and, except where prohibited, publicity release (collectively, “Sweepstakes Documents”) within five (5) days following the date of first attempted notification. Failure to comply with this deadline will result in disqualification, and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion an alternate winner may be selected from the remaining eligible entries. If the winner cannot be reached, is found to be ineligible, cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if his or her prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the winner will be disqualified and time permitting, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, an alternate winner may be selected from the remaining eligible entries. Limit one (1) prize per family or household.
INDEMNIFICATION; USE OF WINNER’S NAME AND LIKENESS; AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY OFFICIAL RULES: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees for himself or herself, and for his or her heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Sponsors, Facebook, and their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the or Sweepstakes or his or her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of Prize or any portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (b) to indemnify Released Parties from any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes and to hereby acknowledge that Released Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to Prize, including express warranties provided exclusively by Prize supplier that are sent along with Prize; (c) if selected as a winner, to the posting of such entrant’s name on www.facebook.com/wowintheworld and the use by Released Parties of such name, voice, image, and/or likeness for publicity, promotional, and advertising purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval, and, upon request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Sweepstakes itself, and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsors, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsors’ sole discretion.
DISQUALIFICATION: Sponsors reserve the right to permanently disqualify from any promotion any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Any attempt to deliberately damage the Sweepstakes or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal action by Sponsors, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
FORCE MAJEURE: The failure of Sponsors to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities outside of the control of Sponsors (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations), or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules.
DISCLAIMERS: Released Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in connection with the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications, network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription of entry information; for errors in any promotional or marketing materials or in these Official Rules; for any human or electronic error, including such error as may give an erroneous indication that a prize has been won; or for entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned.
CANCELLATION, MODIFICATION, OR SUSPENSION: Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules) without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules). In the event of cancellation, modification, or suspension, Sponsors reserve the right to select Winner(s) in a random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the time of the event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension. Notice of such cancellation, modification, or suspension will be posted at www.facebook.com/wowintheworld.
PROHIBITION OF ENTRY: Sponsors may prohibit any entrant or potential entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes, if such entrant or potential entrant shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass any other entrant, Sponsors, or Sponsors’ agents or representatives; or behaves in any other disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion).
DISPUTES: Except where prohibited, each entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, relating to, or connected with this Sweepstakes or Prize shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and be governed by the laws of the State of New Jersey, without reference to its choice of law rules, governs this promotion and all aspects related thereto, and the forum and venue for any disputes shall be in Montclair, NJ. If the controversy or claim is not otherwise resolved through direct discussions or mediation, it shall then be resolved by final and binding arbitration administered by Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, Inc. (“JAMS”) in accordance with its streamlined arbitration rules and procedures or subsequent versions thereof (“JAMS Rules”). The JAMS rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be experienced and licensed to practice law in New Jersey. All proceedings brought pursuant to this paragraph will be conducted in Essex County, New Jersey. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred and, in no event shall any party be entitled to recover attorneys’ fees, punitive, incidental, special, consequential, indirect or other damages, including without limitation lost profits, or costs of bringing the claim. Each entrant hereby waives all rights to claim such damages, all rights to have such damages multiplied or increased, and all rights to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief.
WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For a copy of the name of the prize winner or these Official Sweepstakes Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to #BADIDEAS Sweepstakes, 41 Watchung Plaza Suite 312, Montclair, NJ 07042. All requests must be received no later than November 30, 2019, at 12:00 noon, ET.
FACEBOOK DISCLAIMER: Facebook is not associated with and does not sponsor, endorse or administer this Sweepstakes in any way. Entrants are providing information to Sponsors and not to Facebook.