SAMSUNG PAY BIRTHDAY SWEEPSTAKES RULES
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SWEEPSTAKES: The Samsung Pay Birthday Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 a.m. (“ET”) and ends 11:59 p.m. ET on September 28, 2016 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
ELIGIBILITY: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of date of entry and owned a Samsung device compatible with Samsung Pay as of September 27, 2016. Employees of Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (“Sponsor”), their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, members, employees, agents, assigns, and all others associated with the development, evolvement and execution of this Sweepstakes (collectively “Sweepstakes Entities”) and the immediate family members of each, are not eligible to participate or win. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of winners. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, you may enter via Twitter.com (the “Site”) by tweeting your own original emoji birthday message with the hashtags #SamsungPay and #sweepstakes (the “Submission”) to receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes (the “Entry”). You may not retweet another entrant’s Submission to receive an Entry. Entry must be one hundred forty (140) characters or less, including the hashtags. Limit one (1) Entry per person. Select Submissions may be posted on the Samsung Facebook Page, Sponsor’s Social Media sites or other Sponsor-selected sites and by entering, you agree to such posting, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. You must have a Twitter account to enter via Twitter. You must be an @SamsungPayUS follower and accept @SamsungPayUS as a follower, “tweet” your Submission on Twitter, and have your privacy settings set to “public” to receive a Direct Message (“DM”) for the Entry to be eligible. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder of the email address/Twitter account associated with the Entry. Any Entry deemed inappropriate or containing unsuitable images or text, in Sponsor’s sole discretion will be disqualified. Any Entry or portion thereof that is, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, obscene, profane, lewd, defamatory, libelous, offends or denigrates any group or class of people, could reflect unfavorably on any of the Sweepstakes Entities, includes references to sex, nudity, acts of violence or acts that may cause harm, contains any proper names, third party materials, or otherwise violates or infringes (or may infringe) any copyright, trademark, logo, mark that identifies a brand (other than Samsung) or other proprietary right of any person living or deceased (including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light) or entity, sexual in nature, or is otherwise objectionable, will disqualify the entrant as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Entry must be in keeping with Sponsor’s image and may not be offensive, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Entrants may not copy or otherwise plagiarize the Submission from any source. Sponsor has the sole discretion to determine whether a Submission qualifies as an Entry or whether any Entries fail to adhere to these Submission requirements. All Submissions must be the sole, original, previously unpublished work of the entrants and must be in English. Modifying, enhancing or altering a third party's pre-existing work does not qualify as an original work. Entrant must provide upon request all appropriate clearances, permissions and releases for the Submission. By submitting an Entry, you hereby grant the Sweepstakes Entities the irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide right to use, reproduce, edit, market, store, distribute, have distributed, publicly and privately display, communicate, publicly and privately perform, transmit, have transmitted, create derivative works based upon, and promote the Submission (as such may be edited and modified by the Sponsor in its discretion) for editorial, commercial, promotional and all other purposes (including posting on any websites). Normal Internet/phone access, data/usage charges imposed by your online/phone service will apply. All Entries become property of the Sponsor. By entering, you understand and agree that your Submission may (in Sponsor’s sole discretion): 1) be posted online for consumers to view on the Samsung Facebook Page, Sponsor’s Social Media sites or other Sponsor-selected sites; and 2) be distributed across social media channels. Sponsor reserves the right to remove any posted Submissions, in its sole discretion, even if the Submission has already been made available to the public.
WINNER SELECTION: Three hundred sixty five (365) Prize winners will be randomly selected on or about September 30, 2016 from among all eligible Entries received. The random drawing will be conducted by Daniel J. Edelman, Inc., whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning a prize are dependent upon the number of eligible Entries received. Prize will be awarded, provided a sufficient amount of eligible Entries are received. Winners will be notified by DM (details in Rule #6). Prize is nontransferable and no cash substitution is allowed except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater value if advertised prize is unavailable. Winners and all entrants, as a condition of entry into the Sweepstakes, agree to release and forever discharge, covenant not to sue, and hold harmless Sponsor and its Administrators from and against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with submitting an Entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes, the receipt, ownership or use of the prize awarded, or any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of the prizes.
PRIZE AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): Prize (365 total): A Samsung Gear S2 (ARV: $299 each). Service not included with any device. The ARV of Prize listed is subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of these Official Rules, and the date the Prize is awarded. If the actual purchase price of the Prize is less than the ARV stated herein, the Prize winner will NOT be entitled to a check, cash or other form of payment for the price difference. Acceptance of Prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its agencies to use winners’ names, likenesses and Entries/Tweets on Twitter for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation unless prohibited by law. Limit one (1) Prize per person. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor. No transfer or substitution permitted by winner. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute the prize with one of comparable or greater value. All Prize details are at Sponsor’s discretion.
GENERAL RULES/WINNER NOTIFICATION: The Site’s computer timestamp is the official timekeeper for purposes of this Sweepstakes. Each potential Prize winner will be notified via DM to his/her Twitter handle and must respond to direct message to arrange for prize fulfillment within twenty-four (24) hours of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected. Return of prize notification DM as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate prize winner may be selected. Prizes will be delivered within six-eight weeks after the conclusion of winner notification. No substitution or transfer of prize permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the Entries. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the Entry process or the operation of the Site; violates these Official Rules; or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Entries generated by script or bot are not eligible. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the Site account submitted at the time of Entry will be deemed to be the entrant. "Authorized account holder" of a Site account is defined as the person who is responsible for joining the Site and who manages the e-mail address associated with the Site Account. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes if it is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other problems beyond the control of the Sponsor and award the prize from among all eligible Entries received prior to cancellation, if any. Prize winners and all entrants, as a condition of entry into the Sweepstakes, agree to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities and each of their respective affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes or prize awarded. Prize winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in the Sweepstakes, the receipt, ownership or use of prize awarded or any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of the prize. Void where prohibited and subject to all federal, state and local laws. As a condition of entering the Sweepstakes, entrant agrees that: 1) under no circumstance will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for out-of-pocket expenses; 2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or the prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and 3) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event, attorneys’ fees. You hereby represent and warrant that you have read these Official Rules and are fully familiar with its contents.
WINNERS: For the names of the winners, available after October 28, 2016, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by November 28, 2016, to: The Samsung Pay Birthday Sweepstakes - Winners, 100 Marcus Drive, Attn: BL, Melville, NY 11747.
SPONSOR: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Samsung Electronics America, Inc., 85 Challenger Rd, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660.
This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to Samsung Electronics America, Inc., and not to Twitter. The information you provide will only be used in the event you are selected as a winner or if you have indicated that you would like to receive additional information from Samsung Electronics America, Inc.