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Hollywood Medium Sweepstakes

Official Rules

September 7, 2016—September 9, 2016

 

PRELIMINARY INFORMATION:  No purchase necessary. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void where prohibited. The Hollywood Medium Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") will begin on September 7, 2016 at 12:00:00 P.M. PT and end on September 9, 2016 at 12:00:00 P.M. PT ("Sweepstakes Period").  All times in the Sweepstakes refer to Pacific Time ("PT"). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.  Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

 

ELIGIBILITY: Open only to permanent, legal U.S. residents who are physically residing in one (1) of the forty-eight (48) continental United States or the District of Columbia (excluding Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands and other United States territories), and who are twenty-one (21) years of age or older as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period.  Potential Winner (as defined below) must be willing to voluntarily submit to and complete a background check. Officers, directors, and employees of Sweepstakes Entities (as defined below), members of these persons' immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and each of their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households as these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes.  Sweepstakes Entities, as referenced herein, shall include E! Entertainment Television, LLC, 5750 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036, and NBCUniversal Media, LLC, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112 (collectively, "Sponsors") and each of their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, and administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Sweepstakes.

 

TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, visit the E! Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry Facebook page located at https://www.facebook.com/hollywoodmediumwithtylerhenry (the "Page") and then submit on the Page's video post on the Page that will be posted on September 7, 2016, at or about 12:00:00 P.M. PT (the "Post") your statement ("Statement") of two hundred (200) words or less that describes your favorite reading from a Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry episode, and explains why it was your favorite ("Entry"). The Entry must be submitted via a "Comment" on the Post. Comment does not affect your chances of winning. A Facebook account is required to submit your Entry. If you do not already have a free Facebook account, you can go to www.facebook.com to create a free Facebook account. If you choose to submit your Entry via your web-enabled mobile device, data rates may apply. See your wireless service provider for details on rates and capabilities.

 

All Entries become the property of Sponsors and will not be acknowledged or returned. By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants grant Sponsors the non-exclusive, royalty-free, and irrevocable license to use, reproduce, copy, publish, display, distribute, perform, translate, adapt, modify, and otherwise exploit the Statement and to incorporate the Statement in other works in any and all markets and media worldwide in perpetuity without additional compensation, notification, permission or approval.  Entrants warrant that they have the sole and exclusive right to grant such license to Sponsors and that the Sponsors' reproduction, publishing, displaying, and/or other use of the Statement will not infringe on any rights of third parties, including, without limitation, copyright, trademark, privacy, or publicity, or create claims for defamation, false light, idea misappropriation, intentional or negligent infliction of emotional distress, or breach of contract. If any Statement contains material that is violent, pornographic, obscene, illegal, inappropriate, or racially or morally offensive or if any Statement does not comply with these Official Rules or meet Sponsors' standards for any reason, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion, such Statement (and related Entry) may be rejected as ineligible for consideration and/or deleted from any E! Facebook page, if applicable.  Entries must comply with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations. Sponsors shall have no obligation to copy, publish, display, or otherwise exploit the Statement. If the use of the Statement incurs excessive fees, including but not limited to Guild payments, Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify such Statement (and the related Entry).

 

Entries must be received before September 9, 2016 at 12:00:00 P.M. PT to be eligible for the Sweepstakes. Sponsors' computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Sweepstakes.  You may enter once during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple Entries received from any person or email address beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. 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, the authorized account holder of the Facebook account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. "Authorized account holder" of a Facebook account is defined as the person who is assigned Facebook account by the Facebook website. 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. 

 

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: On or about September 9, 2016, one (1) potential winner (a "Winner") will be selected in a random drawing by representatives of Sponsors from all eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. Sponsors will make two (2) attempts to notify potential Winner by messaging to the Facebook account from which the winning Entry was submitted.  Sponsors may share potential Winner's name and contact information with Sweepstakes Entities and/or any prize provider, as applicable, if necessary. Potential 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 one (1) day of such notification.  Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification, and, at Sponsors' sole discretion an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. If potential Winner cannot be reached, is found to be ineligible, cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, potential Winner will be disqualified and time permitting, at Sponsors' sole discretion, an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. Potential Winner and Guest (as defined below) must be willing to voluntarily submit to and complete a background check as a condition of continued eligibility. Winner or Guest may be disqualified if Sponsor receives unsatisfactory results from the background check, as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion.

 

PRIZE:  There will be one (1) prize awarded (the "Prize"), consisting of the following: A trip for Winner and one (1) guest ("Guest") to Los Angeles, CA, including a reading (for Winner only) with Tyler Henry (the "Event"). The Prize includes roundtrip coach air transportation for Winner and Guest on a carrier of Sponsor's choice from the major airport closest to Winner's residence in the continental U.S. to Los Angeles, CA; a stipend to be used towards ground transportation at destination; one (1) standard hotel room for three (3) days / two (2) nights (double occupancy; room rate and tax only); a reading with Tyler Henry for Winner, which Guest may attend and watch; and One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) spending cash (for Winner only). WINNER MUST BE AVAILABLE TO TRAVEL ON SPONSOR-DESIGNATED DATES DURING THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 18, 2016. Date of travel is subject to change at Sponsors' sole discretion.

 

Estimated Retail Value ("ERV") of Prize is Three Thousand Four Hundred dollars ($3,400). 

 

All details of Prize will be determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion.  Sponsors reserve the right to substitute a similar Prize (or Prize element) 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 Winner. Prize cannot be transferred by Winner or redeemed for cash and is valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of Prize by Winner. Actual Retail Value ("ARV") of Prize may vary.  Any difference between ERV and ARV will not be awarded. Sponsors will furnish an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 to Winner for the ARV of Prize for the tax year in which Prize was won (for prizes worth more than six hundred dollars ($600)). 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, an alternate Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible entries at Sponsors' sole discretion. 

 

Winner must be able to travel the week of September 18, 2016 (or on such other dates designated by Sponsors), or the Prize will be forfeited. Travel arrangements must be made through Sponsors' agent, on a carrier of Sponsors' choice. Certain travel restrictions and black out dates may apply. Sponsors have the right in their sole discretion to substitute ground transportation for air transportation depending on Winner's place of residence.  Winner and Guest must travel together on the same itinerary, including the same departure date, destination and return date, and must have valid travel documents (e.g., valid government issued photo ID and/or passport) prior to departure, and failure to do so will result in forfeiture of Prize. Sponsors will not replace any lost or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates. 

 

Once travel commences, no unscheduled stopovers are permitted; if an unscheduled stopover occurs, full fare will be charged from stopover point for the remaining segments, including return, of the trip.  Sponsors are not liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence of flight cancellation/delay.  Trip may not be combined with any other offer and travel may not qualify for frequent flyer miles.  All travel and lodging will be at the risk of Winner and Guest. Winner is solely responsible for all expenses and costs associated with acceptance and/or use of Prize not specifically stated herein as being awarded, including, without limitation any and all taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize, travel insurance, ground transportation (other than as described above), security and airport fees, taxes, insurance, gasoline, meals, gratuities, and souvenirs. Sponsors shall have the right, but not the obligation, to make any deductions and withholdings that Sponsors deem necessary or desirable under applicable federal, state and local tax laws, rules, regulations, codes or ordinances.

 

Sponsors shall have no responsibility or liability for cancellations, delays, or any other change by any company or person providing any element of Prize due to reasons beyond Sponsors' control, and are not responsible or liable for any expenses incurred as a consequence thereof. Date and/or time of Event is subject to change.  Event is subject to cancellation.  If Winner chooses not to attend the Event, or to attend with no Guest, the remaining elements of Prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsors' Prize obligation to Winner and no additional compensation will be awarded. Guest, if any, may be required to execute and return releases of liability and, where legal, publicity releases (collectively, "Guest Documents"), which must be returned with the Sweepstakes Documents, or Guest portion of the Prize will be forfeited.

 

CONDITIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant's heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Facebook, Sweepstakes Entities and each of 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 Sweepstakes and/or his/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 the Page or Eonline.com ("Website") 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.

 

ADDITIONAL TERMS: 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. 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.  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; or for Entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled, delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned. 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 Winners 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 on the Website.  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).  Sponsors reserve the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.

 

DISPUTES:  The Sweepstakes is governed by, and will be construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, and the forum and venue for any dispute shall be in New York, New York. 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., 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 york.  All proceedings brought pursuant to this paragraph will be conducted in the County of new york.  THE REMEDY FOR ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY'S FEES OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.

 

WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For the name of the Winner, available after September 26, 2016, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by November 4, 2016 to: Hollywood Medium Sweepstakes, PO Box 130395, The Woodlands, TX 77393.

 

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. Entrants are providing information to Sponsors and not to Facebook.