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    Giveaway a Day Sweepstakes

    Official Rules

    September 18, 2017—September 21, 2017

     

    PRELIMINARY INFORMATION:  NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A purchase will not improve your chances of winning. Void where prohibited. The Giveaway a Day Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will begin on September 18, 2017 at 9:20 A.M. ET and end on September 21, 2017 at 5:00 P.M. ET (“Sweepstakes Period”).  All times in the Sweepstakes refer to Eastern Time (“ET”). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries (as defined below) received.  Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

     

    ELIGIBILITY: Open only to permanent, legal United States (“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 eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the start of the Sweepstakes Period.  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 NBCUniversal Media, LLC and the Today Show (“TODAY”), both located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112 (collectively, “Sponsors”), and each of their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, and their administrative, advertising, and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration, promotion, or implementation of the Sweepstakes.

     

    TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes, during each the Sweepstakes Period visit the TODAY Show Facebook page located at Facebook.com/TodaysTake (“Website”), and click on the Sweepstakes link provided in the Facebook post posted each Friday during the Sweepstakes Period and then follow the provided instructions to complete and thereafter submit the entry form, which includes your name, zip code, telephone number, email address, and date of birth (the “Entry”). 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.

     

    You may enter once during the Sweepstakes Period. Multiple Entries received from any person beyond this limit will void all such additional Entries. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means or by any means that subverts the entry process will be disqualified. Sponsors’ computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Sweepstakes. 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 to a Facebook account by Facebook.  Entry constitutes permission (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant’s 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. 

     

    PRIVACY: Entrants will have the opportunity to receive information from Sponsors and selected partners by checking the appropriate box(es). If, at any time, you no longer wish to receive materials from Sponsors or our partners, please go to our privacy policy, located at http://www.nbcuniversal.com/privacy, or the applicable partner’s privacy policy and follow the procedures indicated.

     

    WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION:  The Sweepstakes will consist of four (4) individual daily drawings (each a “Daily Drawing”).  Each Daily Drawing will consist of (i) an entry period (a “Daily Entry Period”) that will begin at a specified time (each a “Daily Entry Period Start Time”) as detailed in the chart below and will end at a specified time (each a “Daily Entry Period End Time”) as detailed in the chart below and (ii) a random Daily Drawing conducted on the daily drawing date (“Daily Drawing Date”) specified in the chart below from among all eligible Entries (defined below) received during such Daily Entry Period. Entries must be received before the end of the Daily Entry Period to be eligible for the corresponding Daily Drawing. There will be a total of twelve (12) Winners (defined below) selected throughout the Sweepstakes Period; five (5) winners for Daily Drawing 1, four (4) winners for Daily Drawing 2, three (3) winners for Daily Drawing 3, two (2) winners for Daily Drawing 4.     

     

    PRIZE:  There will be fifteen (15) prizes awarded (“Prizes”, each a “Prize”), one (1) Prize to each Winner as indicated in the chart below.

     

    Daily Drawing

    Prizes

    Daily Entry Period Start Time

    Daily Entry Period End Time

    Daily Drawing Date

    1

    HP Sprocket (“Prize 1”)

    9:20AM

    5:00PM

    September 25, 2017

    2

    Fossil Smart Watches (“Prize 2”)

    9:20AM

    5:00PM

    September 25, 2017

    3

    Dell Laptop (“Prize 3”)

    9:20AM

    5:00PM

    September 25, 2017

    4

    CASIO Projector (“Prize 4”)

    9:20AM

    5:00PM

    September 25, 2017

     

    Daily Drawing 1 Winners will receive Prize 1. Daily Drawing 2 Winners will receive Prize 2. Daily Drawing 3 Winners will receive Prize 3. Daily Drawing 4 Winners will receive Prize 4.. Prize 1, Prize 2, Prize 3, and Prize 4 may be referred to herein as “Prize” or “Prizes”. Prize will be awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsors. Prize may be subject to certain terms and conditions as specified by issuer.

     

    Estimated Retail Value (“ERV”) of Prize 1 is one hundred and twenty nine dollars and ninety nine cents ($129.99). ERV of Prize 2 is two hundred and seventy five dollars ($275.00). ERV of Prize 3 is four hundred and forty nine dollars ($ 449.00). ERV of Prize 4 is five hundred and ninety nine dollars and ninety nine cents ($ 599.99). ERV of all Prizes is four thousand two hundred and ninety six dollars and ninety three cents ($ 4,296.93). Actual Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize may vary. Any difference between ERV and ARV will not be awarded. For any Prize with an ARV of six hundred dollars ($600) or greater, Sponsors will furnish an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 to Winner for the ARV of Prize for the year in which Prize was won.

     

    All details of Prize will be determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion.  Sponsors reserve the right to substitute Prize (or portion thereof) with 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. 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. 

     

    If Winner chooses to travel or attend Event/Show (if applicable) with fewer than the number of guest(s) (“Guests”) allotted, the remaining elements of Prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsors’ Prize obligation to Winner and no additional compensation will be awarded. Guest(s), if any, may be required to execute and return releases of liability and, except where prohibited, publicity releases (collectively, “Guest Documents”), which must be returned with the Sweepstakes Documents, or Guest portion of the Prize will be forfeited. If any Guest is a minor, Winner must be such minor’s parent or legal guardian and must execute and return the Guest Documents on such minor’s behalf. Age restrictions may apply to Guest(s) depending on the Prize awarded.

     

    CONDITIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless 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 or 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 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).  Sponsor reserves the right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.

     

    DISPUTESThe 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 names of the Winners, available October 3, 2017, visit TODAY.COM, or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by December 3, 2017 to: NBCUniversal, TODAY Giveaway a Day Sweepstakes, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10112.

     

    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.