ION Television's 'Get Wrapped Up' Holiday Sweepstakes Official Rules
ION Television's 'Get Wrapped Up' Holiday Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") is open only to legal residents of the U.S. and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Employees, officers, and directors of ION Media Entertainment, Inc. ("ION"), along with their parents, subsidiaries, agents, advertising agencies, promotional suppliers, and affiliates (the "Sponsors") are not eligible. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or
HOW TO ENTER:
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase does not increase your odds of winning. Beginning November 20, 2013, at 09:00:00 a.m. ET and ending on December 25, 2013, at 11:59:59 p.m. ET, entrants will be directed to log on to www.iontelevision.com/holiday-matching-game.
To play, users must first make a holiday movie match by selecting two of the same movies from the digital gift boxes. Entrants must then fill out a contest entry form, including name, email and address, and must accept the rules of the contest to receive entry into the Sweepstakes. ION Lounge members who are logged in or register at the time of entry will receive an additional 50 bonus points on their ION Lounge account. ION Lounge members who share the contest on Facebook or Twitter will receive an additional 25 bonus ION Lounge points. Limit: One entry per person, per day.
One (1) Grand Prizewinner ("Grand Prizewinner") and one (1) Secondary Prizewinner ("Secondary Prizewinner") will be selected in a random drawing from all completed, correct and eligible entries under the supervision of the Promotions Department of ION whose decisions are final in all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. Selection will take place on or about January 7, 2014. Additionally, up to one hundred (100) weekly winners (together with the Grand Prizewinner and Secondary Prizewinners, the "Prizewinners") will also be selected in a total of five random drawings from all completed, correct and eligible entries under the supervision of the Promotions Department of ION, whose decisions are final in all matters pertaining to this Sweepstakes. Up to twenty (20) weekly winners will be selected each Thursday from the previous week’s entries. Random drawings will take place on or about 11/28/13, 12/5/13, 12/12/13, 12/19/13 and 12/26/13. Entries will be eligible for the weekly Prize until the next drawing and, if not selected, will no longer be eligible for subsequent drawings. All entries made, regardless of contest week, will be eligible for the Grand Prize and Secondary Prize drawings. All potential Prizewinners will be contacted by e-mail and officially notified by phone and/or e-mail. No Prize will be awarded without winner validation and verification. If a potential Prizewinner cannot be notified or located within 48 hours of selection based on the information provided by the potential Prizewinner, their Prize will be forfeited. In such cases, ION reserves the right to conduct a second drawing and award such prize to an alternate winner. UNCLAIMED PRIZES WILL NOT BE AWARDED.
One (1) Grand Prizewinner will be eligible to receive one (1) $2,500 American Express gift card ("Grand Prize"). The approximate retail value of the Grand Prize is $2,500.00. One (1) Secondary Prizewinner will receive one (1) $1,000 American Express Gift Card ("Secondary Prize"). The approximate retail value of each Secondary Prize is $1,000.00. Redemption of either Prize will be subject to the standard terms, conditions and restrictions applicable to American Express gift card. Additionally, each of up to one hundred (100) weekly Prize winners will be eligible to receive one (1) $10.00 Big Lots gift card (the "Big Lot Prize" and together with the Grand Prize and the Secondary Prize, each a "Prize"). The approximate retail value of each Big Lot Prize is $10.00. Redemption of the Big Lot Prize will be subject to the standard terms, conditions and restrictions applicable to Big Lot gift card. If any of the preliminary Prizewinners are unable to fulfill Prize requirements during the time period or accept the Prize, such preliminary winners will forfeit the Prize and no further compensation will be offered. SPONSORS MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS REGARDS TO MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE REGARDING THE PRIZE. Odds of winning a prize depends on the number of eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
DISQUALIFICATION / TERMINATION:
DISQUALIFICATION / TERMINATION: In the event any portion of this Sweepstakes is compromised by virus, bugs, hackers, non-authorized human intervention or other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor, which, in the sole opinion of ION, corrupts, or impairs the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Sweepstakes, ION reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes. ION reserves the right at any time, at its own discretion to disqualify any individual it determines will compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes. The Sponsor is not responsible for any entry, which is tampered with or subject to any non-authorized human intervention. ION is not responsible for any lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, or misdirected entries, which will be void. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter the Sweepstakes 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 or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. This section applies regardless of any other cause or event that contributes concurrently or in any sequence to the loss, damage, cost, claim or expense.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Prizes are non-transferable and no substitutions are allowed except by ION, who reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if advertised Prize is unavailable. By participating, entrants agree: (a) that these Official Rules and ION’s decisions, will be final and binding; and (b) to release and hold harmless Sponsors, and their affiliated agencies, prize suppliers of the Sweepstakes, their employees and affiliate agencies, its charter affiliates, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, agencies and the officers, directors, shareholders, representatives and employees of any of the above organizations (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability or loss, including reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs, due in wh8ole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize or participation in the Sweepstakes, even if caused or contributed to by the negligence of any of the Released Parties. The Prizewinners shall be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release forms granting ION, and any entities with which it’s affiliated the opportunity and right to film, videotape, record and photograph the winner, and to use his/her name, voice and likeness without further compensation for advertising and promotion for ION Television and ION Media Networks. Such affidavits and releases must be signed, notarized, and returned within 48 hours of notification. Failure to sign affidavit will result in the prize being awarded to an alternate winner selected at random. Any federal, state or local taxes or fees related to the receipt or use of the Prize are the responsibility of the prizewinner. ION reserves the right to modify any clause of these Official Rules at any time without prior notice.
This Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws. The Sweepstakes and Official Rules are governed and interpreted by the laws of the State of New York without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
ION Media Entertainment, Inc., located at 601 Clearwater Park Road, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401, is the operator of this Sweepstakes and is solely responsible for the fulfillment of the Prize.
For a winners list or a copy of these rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to ION ENTERTIANMENT, Care of: PROMOTIONS DEPT/ION TELEVISION'S 'GET WRAPPED UP' HOLIDAY SWEEPSTAKES, 601 CLEARWATER PARK RD. WEST PALM BEACH, FL 33401 (Vermont residents may omit return postage).