GE EmojiScience Tumblr Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
- Sweepstakes Timing: The GE EmojiScience Tumblr Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on May 4, 2015 and ends at 10:00 a.m. ET on August 4, 2015 or whenever the first 400 eligible entries are received, whichever occurs first (the “Sweepstakes Period”).
- Eligibility: The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Employees (and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household) of General Electric (“Sponsor”), VaynerMedia, LLC (“Administrator”) and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively with Sponsor and Administrator, the (“Sweepstakes Entities”) are not eligible to participate or win. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law.
- How to Enter the Sweepstakes: During the Sweepstakes Period, you may enter by visiting the EmojiScience Tumblr page at http://www.emojiscience.com and completing the required registration information to receive one (1) entry (“Entry”) into the Sweepstakes Drawing. Entries must be in compliance with the Tumblr Terms of Service. The person submitting the Entry will be deemed the entrant (the “Entrant”). Any Entry not in compliance with the above and which does not meet the requirements of these Official Rules will be disqualified. Participation is subject to disqualification of all Entries, if multiple accounts are used by the same person. Limit one (1) Entry per person throughout the Sweepstakes Period. All Entries must be completed and submitted by 10:00 am ET on August 4, 2015 (or when the first 400 Entries have been received) in order to be eligible. By submitting an Entry, you are agreeing to these Official Rules. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service will apply and are your sole responsibility. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, corrupted, incomplete or damaged entries. Proof of submission is not proof of receipt by Sponsor. Automated, script, macro or robotic Entries will be disqualified. Sponsor has the sole discretion to determine whether an Entry is eligible. Any Entry not in compliance with these Official Rules will be disqualified. Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Tumblr. By entering, you understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Tumblr. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an Entrant, the Entrant will be deemed the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter this Sweepstakes.
- Winner Determination: The first 400 eligible Entrants (as determined solely by Sponsor) will be determined as winners and their prize will be sent to the address provided on the registration form. If a potential winner is found to be ineligible, cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner will be disqualified and prize will be forfeited. Each potential winner will be sent his/her prize within 4-6 weeks after winner selection. Odds of winning are dependent on the time an eligible Entrant enters and the total number of eligible Entries received during the Sweepstakes Period.
- Prizes: Prizes (400): A Sponsor-selected EmojiScience poster (ARV: $10 each). Limit one prize per person.
- General Rules: Winners and all Entrants, as a condition of Entry into the Sweepstakes, agree to release Sweepstakes Entities and Tumblr 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 prize awarded or any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement of offering of the prizes. Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to the Sweepstakes Entities to use winners’ names, likenesses, usernames and statements for promotional purposes (including any possible public relations opportunities) without further compensation except where prohibited by law. The 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 in the Sweepstakes or for any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in, accessing or downloading information in connection with the Sweepstakes. 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 Sweepstakes; violates the Official Rules; or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify this Sweepstakes for any reason, including (but not limited to) if, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, Sweepstakes, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. If such cancellation occurs, Sponsor reserves the right to determine the winners from among all eligible Entries received prior to cancellation.
- Disputes: Entrants/winners agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and solely and exclusively in a federal or state court located in the state of Connecticut; Entrants/winners submit to sole and exclusive personal jurisdiction to said courts in the state of Connecticut for any such dispute and irrevocably waives any and all rights to object to such jurisdiction; (b) any and all claims, judgments, and awards shall be limited to actual out of pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys' fees; and (c) under no circumstances will Entrants/Winners be permitted to obtain awards for and Entrants/winners hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants/winners or the Sweepstakes Entities in connection with this Sweepstakes shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of Connecticut, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules of provisions (whether of the state of Connecticut, the United States, or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of Connecticut.
- Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is General Electric, 901 Main Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851.