The CW Television Network
The Vampire Diaries: Comic-Con® 2015 Bag Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”)
No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. Must be a legal resident of the United States, age 18 or older at the time of entry to enter. The Vampire Diaries: Comic-Con® 2015 Bag Sweepstakes runs on July 17, 2015 on Instagram. The Sweepstakes is sponsored exclusively by The CW Network, LLC (“The CW” or “Sponsor”).
To enter, tag four (4) friends and add #TVD in the comments section of The Vampire Diaries: Comic-Con® 2015 Bag Sweepstakes photo posted on The Vampire Diaries Instagram Page at https://instagram.com/thecwtvd
By entering the Sweepstakes, you ("you", "yourself", "Participant") hereby accept and agree to these official rules (the "Official Rules"), and the decisions of Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes, whose decisions are final.
In order to be eligible, entries must be posted by July 20, 2015 at 11:59 pm PT. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Prize drawing will be held on or about July 24, 2015.
Sponsor is not responsible for computer system, phone line, hardware, software or program malfunctions, or other errors, failures or delays in computer transmissions or network connections that are human or technical in nature.
Up to three (3) winners in total will be selected by Sponsor from a random drawing of eligible entries received from the comments section of The Vampire Diaries: Comic-Con® 2015 Bag Sweepstakes photo posted on The Vampire Diaries Instagram Page at https://instagram.com/thecwtvd
Odds of winning will depend on the number of eligible entries received. By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrants are bound by these Official Rules and all decisions regarding the Sweepstakes are final. Sweepstakes entries are void if the requested information is not completed in full
Three (3) winners (“Prize Winners”) will each receive one The Vampire Diaries Comic-Con® 2015 Bag (“Prize”). The Approximate Retail Value is $0.00. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the Prize with a prize of comparable or greater value should the Prize become unavailable. Prize is solely for personal use and may not be used in conjunction with any other promotion. All Prize details are at the sole discretion of Sponsor.
The Prize Winner’s name, photo, likeness and/or post (including any photo or videos posted in connection therewith) may be posted, in The CW’s sole and complete discretion, on the CWtv.com internet website or other CW branded applications or social media pages (“CW Platforms”). By entering, Participants agree to grant The CW the right, but not the obligation, to exploit, license, distribute, display, perform or otherwise use, without any compensation to Participant, the names, comments, quotes, images, likeness, biographical information, and/or other content posted by Participant , anywhere in the world, in perpetuity, in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter devised, including, but not limited to, the CW Platforms, to the extent permitted by law. Participant agrees and acknowledges that such content may or may not be published in local or national media. .
Sponsor reserves the right to take down any post at any time and for any reason in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Employees, directors, officers or agents of Time Warner; Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.; CBS Corporation; The CW Network, LLC; and all subsidiaries, divisions and member/ parent/affiliated companies and broadcast affiliates and their respective immediate families are not eligible
Prize Winners will be notified by Instagram. Potential winners may be required to sign and return a release document within five (5) days of notification. Noncompliance within this time period, or return of any prize notification as undeliverable, will result in forfeiture of prize and an alternate winner will be selected. Any and all tax liabilities arising from this Sweepstakes, including, without limitation on any prizes are the responsibility of the winners. Prizes may not be transferred, except as provided herein. No prize substitutions or cash redemptions, except as provided herein.
All federal, state and local laws apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. By entering, Participants, their agents, assigns and successors release The CW, its members, subsidiaries, divisions, parents, licensees, sponsors, advertising and promotion agencies, affiliated companies and broadcast affiliates and each of their respective employees, officers, directors, and agents (“The CW Parties”) from any and all liability for any injury, losses or damages of any kind caused by the prize, or resulting from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize.
Improper Conduct. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify any entrant from participation in or use of any or all portions of this Sweepstakes, and refuse to award a Prize, if entrant engages in any conduct Sponsor deems to be improper, unfair or otherwise adverse to the operation of the Sweepstakes or detrimental to other entrants of the Sweepstakes. Such improper conduct includes, without limitation, falsifying personal information required during entrant registration or Prize claim, violating any term or condition stated herein, accumulating entries through methods such as automated computer scripts or any other programming techniques, allowing others to use entrant's personal information for the purpose of accumulating entries, or intentionally trying to defraud, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise tamper with the computer programs in connection with this Sweepstakes. Entrants agree that Sponsor may void any part of a Prize that entrant may have won and/or require the return of any part of a Prize that entrant may have won as a result of such improper conduct. Entrant further acknowledges that any forfeiture of a Prize and/or return of a Prize shall in no way prevent Sponsor from pursuing other avenues of recourse such as criminal or civil proceedings in connection with such conduct. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, EACH OF THE CW PARTIES RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Integrity of Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, cancellation or pre-emption of show, or any other causes which Sponsor, in its sole opinion believes could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend this Sweepstakes and select the Prize Winner from entries received prior to the action taken or in such other manner as Sponsor may deem fair and appropriate.
Lost or Corrupted Entries. The CW Parties assume no liability and are not responsible for, and you hereby forever waive any rights to any claim in connection with, lost, late, incomplete, corrupted, stolen, misdirected, illegible or postage due entries or mail, if applicable; or for any computer, telephone, cable, network, satellite, electronic or Internet hardware or software malfunctions, unauthorized human intervention, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of entry or other information, or the failure to capture any such information. The CW Parties are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by registration information submitted by end users or tampering, hacking, or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes, and 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 the Sweepstakes.
Damaged Property. The CW Parties assume no liability and are not responsible for, and you hereby forever waive any rights to any claim in connection with, injury or damage to any entrants or to any other person's computer or property related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes or downloading materials from this Sweepstakes.
Sweepstakes Errors. The CW Parties assume no liability and are not responsible for, and you hereby forever waive any rights to any claim in connection with, errors and/or ambiguity: (a) in the Sweepstakes; (b) in any related advertising or promotion of this Sweepstakes; and/or (c) in these Official Rules. In the event of any ambiguity(s) or error(s) in these Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Official Rules for clarification purposes or to correct any such ambiguity or error(s) without materially affecting the terms and conditions of the Sweepstakes.
Prizes and Prize Winners. The CW Parties assume no liability and are not responsible for, and you/entrant hereby forever waive/s any rights to any claim in connection with, the selection and announcement of a Prize Winner, the distribution of a Prize, the acceptance/possession and/or use/misuse of any part of a Prize, any injury to any Participant or other persons participating in the Sweepstakes and/or any injury or damage to any entrant's or third person's property related to or resulting from any part of a Prize or any part of this Sweepstakes.
Release and Indemnity. Each entrant in this Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, a Prize Winner, hereby releases and agrees to hold harmless The CW Parties from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to person, including death, and property, arising in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of a Prize, participation in this Sweepstakes and participation in any activity related to this Sweepstakes.
Limitation of Liability. IN NO EVENT WILL THE CW PARTIES BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR LOSSES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SWEEPSTAKES OR THE DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. CHECK YOUR LOCAL LAWS FOR ANY RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS REGARDING THESE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS.
Disclaimer of Warranties. THE SWEEPSTAKES AND PRIZES ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Identity Disputes. 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 and/or phone number submitted at time of registration into Instagram and entry into the Sweepstakes. For purposes of these Official Rules, "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization (e.g., business, educational, institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.
Binding Arbitration. The parties waive all rights to trial in any action or proceeding instituted in connection with these Official Rules and/or this Sweepstakes. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to these Official Rules and/or this Sweepstakes shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in the State of California, in the County of Los Angeles and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction. This promotion is governed by US law and is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Sponsor in connection with this Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, U.S.A., without giving effect to the conflict of laws rules thereof, and any matters or proceedings which are not subject to arbitration as set forth above and/or for entering any judgment on an arbitration award, shall take place in the State of California, in the County of Los Angeles.