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2017 #GradLife Sweepstakes Official Rules
This Sweepstakes is intended for participation in the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (“D.C.”) only and shall be construed and evaluated per the laws of the United States. You may not enter if you are not eighteen (18) years of age or older as of date of entry and a legal resident of and located in one of the 50 United States or D.C. at the time of entry.
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID OUTSIDE THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND D.C., AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED. 2017 #GradLife Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) sponsored by Citizen Watch Company of America, Inc. (“Sponsor”). The Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and D.C. who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry (see further restrictions in Rule 4 below). Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on 5/15/2017 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on 6/15/2017 (“Promotion Period”). Sponsor reserves the right to conduct other versions of Sweepstakes with different methods of entry, official rules, and prizes.
HOW TO ENTER: Access the Sponsor’s Instagram or Facebook and “Follow” or “Like” Sponsor to access the Enter to Win Instructions @CitizenWatchUS. Follow the instructions on the Enter to Win Instagram or Facebook post to enter the Sweepstakes during the Program Period. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for lost, late, or incomplete entries. Limit one (1) entry per person/household/e-mail address. Multiple entries per person, including multiple entries by the same entrant using different e-mail addresses, will invalidate ALL entries submitted by that entrant for the entire Promotion Period.
PRIZES: A total of three (3) CITIZEN #GradLife Adulting Survivor Packs (with an approximate retail value of $635) will be awarded to a total of three (3) winners. Included in the prize package is the following: one (1) Drive from Citizen Watch (ARV $195-250), one (1) Tile Mate Tracker (ARV $25), one (1) Hydrate Spark Water Bottle (ARV $5495), one (1) Pop Quiz Herschel Backpack (ARV $74.99), one (1) Nespresso VertuoLine Starter Kit (ARV $174.30), three (3) Knock Knock Pads (ARV $20.97) and three (3) Books (Adulting, First Job, Life Hacks) (ARV $34.26). Any prize not accepted by winners will be forfeited. Prize is non-transferable and no substitutions will be made except as provided herein or at Sponsor’s sole discretion. All prizes will be awarded.
NOTIFICATION of WINNERS: The winners will receive a notification by Facebook or Instagram Direct Message and will be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release (where permitted) after which the prize will be delivered to the winner. If a prize cannot be awarded for any reason, Sponsor reserves the right to substitute any prize with another prize of equal or greater value. All federal, state, and other taxes, are solely the responsibility of the winner. Winner will be issued an IRS form 1099 for any prize with an approximate retail value over $600.00. Winner grants (and agrees to confirm this grant in writing, if requested) permission for the Sponsor to use his/her name, photograph, likeness, statements, voice and address (city and state) on a worldwide basis, and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without notice or further compensation except where prohibited by law. Failure of winner to comply with the above prize claim requirements for any reason, or the return of any prize notification or prize as undeliverable, or the determination that the winner is ineligible to receive a prize, may result in forfeiture of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any change of e-mail, mailing address and/or telephone number of entrants. If a winner is found to be in violation of any of these Official Rules, he/she may be required to forfeit his/her prize.
ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and D.C. who are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry. Officers, employees, and directors of Sponsor, Administrator and each of their respective parent entities, subsidiaries, and affiliated companies, advertising, promotion, or production agencies, web masters and web suppliers (all such individuals and entities referred to collectively as the “Promotion Entities”), and each of their respective IRS dependents, immediate household members (parent, child, sibling and spouse) and individuals residing in their same household are not eligible to participate.
GENERAL RULES: BY PARTICIPATING IN THIS SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANT AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THE OFFICIAL RULES AND THE DECISIONS OF THE JUDGES AND TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS SPONSOR, AND THE PROMOTION ENTITIES FROM AND AGAINST ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY CLAIMS, COSTS, INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, OR THE DOWNLOADING OR ACCESSING OF ENTRY MATERIALS, OR THE ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION OR USE/MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED HEREIN, ANY SERVICES PROVIDED BY PARTIES OTHER THAN SPONSOR IN CONNECTION WITH THE PRIZE AWARDED, OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY PRIZE-RELATED ACTIVITY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CLAIMS, COSTS, INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES RELATED TO PERSONAL INJURIES, DEATH, DAMAGE TO, LOSS OR DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY, RIGHTS OF PUBLICITY OR PRIVACY, DEFAMATION OR PORTRAYAL IN A FALSE LIGHT).. By entering, entrant agrees that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, participant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of State of New Jersey without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. By entering, entrant consents to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in Lyndhurst, New Jersey. Entrant agrees that, by submitting an entry, entrant will be bound by these Official Rules and entrant acknowledges that they satisfy all Sweepstakes eligibility requirements. Sponsor’s employees, their immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren), and our affiliates, advisors or advertising/promotion agencies (and their immediate family members) are not eligible to enter the Sweepstakes.
INTERNET: The use of any automated launching or entry software or any other mechanical or electronic means that permits the participant to automatically enter repeatedly is prohibited. Any person who uses or attempts to use such means to enter the Sweepstakes will be disqualified from participation in the Sweepstakes and will be ineligible to receive a prize. Additionally, entrants may not register with multiple email addresses nor use any other device or artifice to register multiple times or as multiple registrants. Any entrant who attempts to enter with multiple email addresses under multiple identities or uses any device or artifice to register/play multiple times will be disqualified and forfeits any and all prizes won, in Sponsor’s discretion. If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned due to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is cancelled or terminated prior to the stated end date, Sponsor will randomly select the winner for the Sweepstakes from among all eligible, non-suspect, entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation/termination. Proof of entering information on Sponsor’s Website is not considered proof of delivery or receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries.
Sponsor is not responsible for electronic transmissions or entries that are lost, late, stolen, incomplete, illegible, damaged, garbled, destroyed or misdirected, or for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Website, or any combination thereof, or for any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes or the downloading or accessing of any materials in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor is further not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the transmission, receipt or processing of entries. All incomplete or otherwise non-conforming entries will be disqualified.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY AND SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW .In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a potential winner based on an e-mail address, the potential winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at time of entry, provided such person meets the eligibility requirements of these Official Rules. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
NAMES OF WINNERS: For the names of the three (3) prize winners, available after 6/30/2017, email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive information about prize and how to obtain. Requests must be received by 7/30/2017.
SPONSOR: Citizen Watch Company, 1120 Avenue of Americas 10th Floor New York, NY 10036.
ADMINISTRATOR: We Are Social, Citizen@wearesocial.net