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 INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY’S PREMIERE NEW YEAR 2019 SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES – NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND WASHINGTON D.C., 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

 

1.         How to Enter: Investigation Discovery’s Premier New Year 2019 Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) begins at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on January 1, 2019 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on January 1, 2019 (the “Promotion Period”).  However, the Promotion Period consists of eight (8) Entry Periods (each an “Entry Period”) and a bonus drawing, which are specifically detailed in the chart below.  All entries must be received by the end time and date (detailed below) of each respective Entry Period to be eligible for the applicable drawing.  At the beginning of each Entry Period, eligible entrants must tune in to Investigation Discovery and take note of the code word (the “Code Word”) that will appear on the screen at various times during each Entry Period, (during shows (via snipes) and during commercial breaks). Then, during such applicable Entry Period, visit www.investigationdiscovery.com/giveaway (the “Promotional Site”) and follow the instructions to complete all required information on the registration form, provide the correct Code Word for the applicable Entry Period, and submit the online entry form (hereinafter an “Entry”). Incomplete Entries will not be eligible, but Entries featuring an incorrect Code Word will still be accepted.

Bonus Entry - During the Promotion Period, entrant can receive one (1) bonus entry by joining the Crime Obsession by Investigation Discovery Facebook Group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/CrimeObsession) (the “Facebook Group Page”). The entrant must have a Facebook account (“Account”) in order to join the group.  If entrant does not have an Account, entrant may visit www.facebook.com to create one. Accounts are free. Facebook’s Terms of Service apply (https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms). Once entrant is logged in to their Account, entrant can search for Facebook Group Page and click “Join” to join group.  Entrant will receive notification of acceptance to group from Facebook. Once entrant receives acceptance into group, entrant can view the Facebook Group Page to obtain a bonus code. Entrant must then visit the Promotional Site, provide the correct bonus code and submit the online entry form (hereinafter a “Bonus Entry”).  Entrants may receive only one (1) Bonus Entry during the Promotion Period, and such Bonus Entry will only be entered into the Bonus Drawing.  Bonus Entries will not be entered into any other drawing regardless of when received. Incomplete Bonus Entries and Bonus Entries featuring and incorrect bonus code will not be accepted.

Entry Period

Start Date/Time

End Date/Time

1

4:00 p.m. ET on 1/1/19

4:59 p.m. ET on 1/1/19

2

5:00 p.m. ET on 1/1/19

5:59 p.m. ET on 1/1/19

3

6:00 p.m. ET on 1/1/19

6:59 p.m. ET on 1/1/19

4

7:00 p.m. ET on 1/1/19

7:59 p.m. ET on 1/1/19

5

8:00 p.m. ET on 1/1/19

8:59 p.m. ET on 1/1/19

6

9:00 p.m. ET on 1/1/19

9:59 p.m. ET on 1/1/19

7

10:00 p.m. ET on 1/1/19

10:59 p.m. ET on 1/1/19

8

11:00 p.m. ET on 1/1/19

11:59 p.m. ET on 1/1/19

Bonus Drawing

All Bonus Entries received during the Promotion Period

 

Limit of one (1) Entry per eligible person, per Entry Period and one (1) Bonus Entry during the Promotion Period. If multiple entries are received in the same Entry Period, or if multiple Bonus Entries are received, only the first entry will be accepted and additional entries will be disqualified.  Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by you to obtain more than one (1) entry per Entry Period or more than one (1) Bonus Entry by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations or logins, or any other methods may void your entries and you may be disqualified from the Promotion. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, sweepstakes entry services) will void all entries by you. In the event of a dispute as to any online entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter 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. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holders.  These official rules are also available on the Promotional Site.

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2.         Eligibility: This Promotion is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C. who are 21 years of age or older as of the Promotion start date, except employees and members of their households and immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings, children and each of their respective spouses) of the Promotion Entities (as defined below) and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their advertising and promotion agencies and all local sponsors.

3.         Privacy:  In connection with the Promotion entry process Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants on the Promotional Site in accordance with its privacy policy.  Please review Sponsor’s privacy policy located at:https://corporate.discovery.com/privacy-policy/.  By participating in the Promotion, you hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of your personal information and acknowledge that you have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy. When you enter at the Promotional Site, you may be asked to consent to receive promotional emails and reminders for upcoming promotions and information about Sponsor. Consenting to receive such emails is optional and does not have to be agreed to in order to be eligible to enter the Promotion and does not improve your chances of winning. Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes your consent to Sponsor’s and its designees’ (including Sponsor, as defined below) use of your name, likeness, entry, and state of residence for promotional purposes in any media without payment or consideration.

4.         Limitations of Liability:  Discovery Communications, LLC (“Sponsor”), other participating sponsors and Ritway, Inc. (collectively with Sponsor, the “Promotion Entities”), their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent, advertising and promotion agencies, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, and any and all Internet servers and access provider(s) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human error; technical malfunctions; failures, omissions, interruption, deletion, or defect of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, server providers, or software, including any injury or damage to your or any other computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Promotion; inability to access the Promotional Site; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; transactions that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site; printing or human or other errors; and any entries which are late, lost, incomplete, inaccessible, corrupted, misdirected, stolen, or any combination thereof. Online submission is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. By entering, you agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Promotion Entities, Facebook, Inc. and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, their respective representatives and agents, advertising and promotion agencies, promotion partners and prize suppliers, and all of their respective affiliated companies, employees, officers, directors and shareholders from and against all claims and damages or liability arising in connection with your participation and/or entry in the Promotion and/or your receipt or use of any prize awarded in this Promotion or due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Promotion-related activity, including, but not limited to, the Program, or participation in this Promotion. Without limiting the foregoing, Sponsor makes no representation, warranty or guarantee of any kind, including the warranty of merchantability or fitness for the intended purpose, with regard to any prize. Except where prohibited by law, a winner’s entry and acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for the Promotion Entities to use said winner’s name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice, and city and state addresses on a worldwide basis, and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without further compensation. If by reason of a printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available in the prize category in question. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded.  You further understand and agree that all rights under Section 1542 of the Civil Code of California (“Section 1542”) and any similar law of any state or territory of the United States that may be applicable with respect to the foregoing release are hereby expressly and forever waived.  You acknowledge that Section 1542 provides that: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”  The releases hereunder are intended to apply to all claims now known or suspected to exist with the intent of waiving the effect of laws requiring the intent to release future unknown claims.

5.         How Winners will be Determined: Nine (9) potential Prize Winners (each a “Prize Winner”) will be selected by Sponsor in a random drawing, with one (1) Prize Winner selected from each of the eight (8) Entry Periods and one (1) Prize Winner selected in the Bonus drawing from all Bonus Entries received during the Promotion Period. The drawing will take place on approximately January 2, 2019.

The Prize Winners will be contacted by phone or email on or about three (3) business days following the drawing.  Sponsor’s decisions with respect to the Prize Winners, these Official Rules, and all other matters pertaining to the Promotion shall be final and binding. The Prize Winners must provide Sponsor with Prize Winner’s home address within two (2) business days of issuance of prize notification. The Prize Winners will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability and publicity (where permitted), and return same, properly executed, within five (5) business days of issuance of prize notification. If Sponsor is unable to contact the Prize Winner within three (3) business days from first notification attempt, if the Prize Winner fails to complete and return all requested forms by the specified date, or if the Prize Winner fails to comply with any of the requirements or does not pass the background check in Sponsor’s sole discretion, his/her prize will be forfeited and an alternate prospective Prize Winner shall be selected. The odds of winning depend upon the number of Entries received during the applicable Entry Period, and for the Bonus drawing, from the number of Bonus Entries received during the Promotion Period. Limit of one (1) prize per person during the Promotion Period.

6.         Conditions of Entry: Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If in the Sponsor’s opinion there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Promotion, or if computer virus, bugs, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Promotion, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and void any entries submitted fraudulently, to modify, suspend, or terminate the Promotion, or to conduct affected random drawing(s) to award the prize(s) using all eligible, non-suspect entries received for each such affected random drawing as of the termination date or otherwise in a manner determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion to be fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules. Should the Promotion be terminated, modified or suspended prior to the stated expiration date (i.e. the end of the Promotion Period), notice will be posted on the Promotional Site. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of a winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY YOU TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE PROMOTIONAL SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM YOU TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.

7.         Prizes:  Each Prize Winner will win the following (the “Prize”): a $2,019 gift card. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of each Prize: $2,019. ARV of all Prizes: $18,171.

The specifics of all aforementioned elements of the Prize in the Promotion shall be solely determined by Sponsor. All costs, taxes, fees, and expenses associated with any element of the Prize not specifically addressed above are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winner. All federal, state and local taxes on the Prize are the Prize Winner’s responsibility. Prize Winners will be issued a 1099 tax form for the actual value of the Prize.

Prizes cannot be transferred, substituted, or redeemed for cash except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize, or portions thereof, with a prize of equal or greater value.

8.         Disputes/Governing Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these rules, or the rights and obligations of any entrant or the Promotion Entities in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Maryland without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions which would cause the application or the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Maryland. Any action or litigation concerning this Agreement shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in Montgomery County, Maryland, and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waive all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. You agree to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of Maryland. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS PROMOTION. YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY’S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, IDENTIFIABLE PERSONS, OR THIRD PARTY PARTICIPANTS, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.

9.         Winner List: Beginning on or about January 18, 2019, you may obtain the names of the Prize Winners by going to the Promotional Site.

10.       Sponsor: Discovery Communications, LLC, One Discovery Place, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910.

The Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook. You are providing information to Sponsor and not to Facebook.

11.       Administrator: Ritway, Inc., 1463 E Weisgarber Rd, Knoxville, TN, 37909