NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
A PURCHASE WILL NOT ENHANCE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
This sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins and ends at the times specified by Jon Freier via his Twitter account (the "Promotional Period"). The Sponsor’s clock will be the official timekeeping device for the Sweepstakes.
The Sponsor of this Sweepstakes is T-Mobile US, Inc. (“Sponsor”) 12920 SE 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006. Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of all fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia, US Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico who the age of majority in their state or territory of residence as of date of entry. Void where prohibited. Employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents and representatives of Sponsor and its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, agents, as well as the immediate family members (defined as parents, spouse, children, siblings and grandparents) and those living in the same household of each such employee, officer and director are not eligible to enter. By participating, entrant agrees to abide by these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws. U.S. law governs this Sweepstakes. By entering, you understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor. Unless otherwise provided in these Official Rules, the information you provide will only be used for the purpose of the drawings and to notify potential winners. These Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all respects.
To enter the Sweepstakes, follow the Sweepstakes instructions tweeted by Jon Freier. Standard Data rates apply. It is recommended that your account is set to “public” in order to enter, because you must be able to receive a direct message from T-Mobile (@TMobileHelp) if you are a potential winner, if T-Mobile cannot send a direct message to your Twitter account, you are not eligible to win. If your account is set to “protected mode,” or “private,” your Entry may not be viewable by Sponsor/judges. You must also be following @JonFreier and @TMobileHelp in order to receive contest communications from us, and therefore to be eligible to win. Tweets must be made by the authorized account holder at the time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is deemed the natural person who is assigned to the Twitter address used in submitting the entry. Tweets must stay within the character limits of the account. Any attempt at other internet entry is void. Tweets that contain information that is deemed to be lewd or profane; contain material that violates or infringes on another’s rights, including privacy, publicity, or intellectual property; material that is hateful or defamatory; material that promotes bigotry, racism, or harm against a group or individual or promotes discrimination; or material that is unlawful or in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations in any state, will be disqualified as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. Tweets will be reviewed for content. Tweets containing such prohibited content and/or otherwise deemed by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, to be inappropriate will be void and the related entrant disqualified. Sponsor makes the final determination as to what Tweets are eligible to take part in the Sweepstakes. By entering, entrants agree that all Tweets become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. By entering a Tweet, each entrant warrants that it is created by the entrant and grants Sponsor the perpetual, unlimited and irrevocable right to post, publish, adapt, edit, make derivative works, and/or otherwise use the Tweet in any manner, for any purpose and in any media now known or hereinafter developed.
Entry limit: Limit one (1) entry per person
The use of automated devices to enter this Sweepstakes is prohibited. Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for lost, late, damaged, misdirected, illegible, or incomplete entries. All entries become Sponsor’s property and will not be acknowledged or returned.
By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants warrant they have read and understand these Official Rules and agree to be bound by them and to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor and Twitter Inc., and their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively “Released Parties”), from any and all liability, claims, judgments, losses, injuries, demands, damages, actions, and/or causes of actions, whether direct or indirect, which may be due to or arise out of participation in the Sweepstakes or any portion thereof, or the acceptance, use/misuse or possession of a prize.
Sponsor may prohibit an entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said entrant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, deception, or other unfair practices (including the use of automated quick entry programs) or intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other entrants or Sponsor or its agents, or if entrant has or has attempted to submit malicious code, .exe files, or any file that contains malicious code.
Jon Freier’s Sweepstakes instructions tweet(s) detail the number of possible prize winners (“Prize Winners”) and how to win. The Prize Winners assessment will be under supervision of Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. The selected Prize Winners will be notified via direct message and announcement from @jonfreier and/or @TMobileHelp by the time specified in Jon Freier’s tweet(s). If any selected Prize Winner does not respond to Sponsor within twenty-four (24) hours of being notified, is found to be ineligible, or cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, such Prize Winner may be disqualified and the next entrant to respond will be chosen, all as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Odds of winning depend on the actual number of eligible entries received as of the conclusion of the Promotion Period. Prize Winners will be subject to verification.
Prize Winners will each receive the prize specified in Jon Freier’s tweet.
- ALL PRIZES ARE AWARDED “AS IS” AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE).
- Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, each Prize Winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and any other taxes associated with award, acceptance and/or use of the Prize excluding taxes included in the cost of the Prize. Actual value of Prize may vary. No refunds or credit for changes are allowed. Prize Winner is strictly prohibited from selling, auctioning, trading, or otherwise transferring the Prize unless Sponsor consents in writing. Certain conditions and restrictions apply, including terms and conditions on the tickets. Prizes are nontransferable and no substitution or cash equivalent is allowed, except in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize or prizes of the same approximate retail value for the Prize. The Released Parties, individually and collectively, are not responsible for any injuries or loss to Prize Winner or guest in using the prize.
Prizes shall be made available to Prize Winners via Prize Winners’ e-mail addresses. Prize Winners must have valid e-mail address to receive Prize. Eligibility, age and all claims made by potential Prize Winner(s) are subject to verification. Sponsor is not responsible for fraudulent calls/mail/e-mails made by any party, or sent to entrants not by Sponsor. Each potential winner may be required to execute an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release, and (where imposing such condition is legal) a Publicity Release (collectively, “Prize Claim Documents”). If any potential Prize Winner fails or refuses to sign and return all Prize Claim Documents within the time specified, the Prize Winner may be disqualified and an alternate Prize Winner may be selected, all at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Acceptance of a prize constitutes Prize Winner’s permission for Sponsor or its respective designees to use Prize Winner’s name, photograph, likeness, voice, biographical information, statements and address (city and state) for advertising and/or publicity purposes worldwide and in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed (including, but not limited to publishing the Prize Winner’s name on Sponsor’s Facebook and Twitter pages), in perpetuity, without further compensation, except in Tennessee and where prohibited by law. If any selected potential Prize Winner fails to comply with these official rules, is found to be ineligible or does not submit required documentation within the designated period, their prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. By accepting the prize, Prize Winner(s) further acknowledges that the Sponsor and any other entity involved with this Sweepstakes 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 the prize or the prize suppliers or to any portion thereof, including but not limited to its quality, merchantability, mechanical condition, or fitness for a particular purpose including, without limitation, use of any equipment associated with any portion of the prize. If any Sweepstakes prize notifications are returned as undeliverable, or if any Prize Winner refuses their prize, or any portion thereof, such Prize Winner will be disqualified and an alternate Prize Winner may be selected in accordance with the rules of this Sweepstakes.
Representations and warranties
Entrant represents and warrants the following: (1) that he/she/they originally authored and own (or represents and warrants that the owner of such rights has expressly granted any and all rights to the entrant for use by the Sponsor as set forth herein, and has written documentation to provide to Sponsor evidencing such rights)) any and all entry materials posted, uploaded, or otherwise submitted (modifying, enhancing or altering a third party’s pre-existing work does not qualify as entrant’s original creation); (2) the entry will not, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, infringe any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy. Entrants are prohibited from posting, uploading, or otherwise submitting any entry material that infringes on any copyright, trademark or proprietary rights of another (including publicity and privacy rights); (3) that the entry is not the subject of any actual or threatened litigation or claim; (4) that the entry material is not obscene, offensive, libelous, pornographic, threatening, abusive, contains illegal content, or is otherwise objectionable, as determined by the Sponsor, that would constitute or encourage a criminal offense, or that would otherwise give rise to liability or violate any law. Entrant acknowledges that nothing herein shall constitute an employment, joint venture, or partnership relationship between entrant and Sponsor. In no way is entrant to be construed as the agent or to be acting as the agent of Sponsor in any respect.
By entering, entrant agrees to accept and abide by the Official Rules of this Sweepstakes. All decisions by Sponsor regarding this Sweepstakes are final. By entering, entrant agrees to be notified using the contact information provided as part of entry by Sponsor for the purposes of the administration of this Sweepstakes. By entering and/or accepting a prize, entrant agrees to release, defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Released Parties from any and all injury, loss or damage to person, including death or property due, in-whole or in-part, directly or indirectly, to the acceptance or use/misuse of a prize, participation in the Sweepstakes and any related activity. Neither Sponsor nor its affiliates are responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of these Official Rules, administration of the Sweepstakes, or in the announcement or distribution of any prize or prize element. In no event will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded. In the event Sponsor is prevented from continuing with this Sweepstakes, or the integrity and/or feasibility of the Sweepstakes is undermined by any event including, but not limited to, fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state or local government law, order or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or by other cause not reasonably within Sponsor’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event), Sponsor shall have the right, in its discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel, or terminate the Sweepstakes without further obligation. In no event will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded. If Sponsor, in its sole discretion, elects to abbreviate the Sweepstakes as a result of a Force Majeure event, Sponsor reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to award the prizes from among all valid and eligible entries received up to the time of such Force Majeure event. All entries are the property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
By entering, entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, participant’s rights and obligations, and the rights and obligations of Sponsor and the Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the state of Washington, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules. By entering, entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in King County, Washington.
For a list of Official Rules or prize winners, individuals should print their name and address on a stamped 3"x5" card marked ATTN: Freier Twitter Sweepstakes and mail it in an envelope no later than one month after the Promotional Period to: Office of the President, ATTN: Freier Sweeps, T-Mobile USA, Inc., 12920 SE 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006.
Sponsor & administrator
Twitter, Inc. is not a sponsor of this Sweepstakes and has not authorized or otherwise sanctioned or agreed to this Sweepstakes or services for the purposes set forth herein. The Sponsor is T-Mobile USA, Inc., 12920 SE 38th Street, Bellevue, Washington, USA 98006.
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