APR 07 2010
These Official Rules apply only to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia (excluding its possessions and territories) who are at least thirteen (13) years of age as of April 8, 2013. Employees, agents or officers of Sony Music Entertainment (“Sponsor”) or of any entity involved in the development, production, implementation and distribution of the “Hung Up” Video Scavenger Hunt” (the “Contest”), including any advertising or promotion agency, supplier of prizes for the Contest, parent company, service provider, subsidiary or affiliate of any such entity or any other entity directly associated with the Contest or any member of the immediate family of and/or person living in the same household as such persons, are ineligible to enter the Contest. The Contest is void where restricted or prohibited by law.
2. How to Entrant.
(a) To enter the Contest, entrants should visit http://youtu.be/Z9pWgjSLLag (“Site”). During the Contest Period (as defined below), watch the official music video for Hot Chelle Rae’s single, “Hung Up” and correctly answer all five (5) daily questions (“Questions”) posted during the Contest Period (as defined below). Once the final Question is posted, tweet all five (5) answers with the hash tag #ImHungUp (“Entry”).
(b) Contest begins at 3:00 p.m. ET on April 8, 2013 and ends no later than 5:00 p.m. ET on April 12, 2013 (“Contest Period”). Sponsor reserved the right to modify the number of Contest winners for any reason whatsoever.
(c) One entry per person. If multiple entries are received from an entrant, only the first entry submitted will qualify for entry in the Contest and subsequent entries submitted by that entrant shall be disqualified. By entering, entrants agree to be bound by the decisions of the judges, Sponsor and these Official Rules and to comply with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Sponsor, and those working for Sponsor or on behalf of Sponsor, will not be responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, or postage due mail or e-mail, or for Internet, computer hardware and software, phone, and/or any other technical errors, malfunctions, and delays. Entries which are mutilated, incomplete, illegible, inaccurate, forged, irregular in any way, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules are also void.
(d) Entries may not contain references which are obscene, crude or vulgar, and/or which contain gang identification, references to commercial products, license plate numbers, phone numbers, personal addresses (physical or email), Web site URLs, derogatory characterizations of any ethnic, racial, sexual or religious groups, references to illegal or inappropriate activity, behavior or conduct, or any other references that could be considered inappropriate, unsuitable or offensive, as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion.
3. Winner Selection & Prizes.
One (1) Winner will be selected, namely, such eligible individual to submit the first correct Entry. The Winner will receive the watch worn by Ryan Follesé in the official music video for “Hung Up”. Winners will be notified by email and if a winner cannot be contacted within one (1) calendar day of first notification attempt, the prize will be forfeited and an alternative winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries. By entering the Contest, entrants fully and unconditionally agree to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the judges, which will be final and binding in all matters relating to the Contest.
Each Winner and Winner’s guest must be at least thirteen (13) years of age. If the winner and/or winner’s guest is younger than the age of majority in the state in which he or she resides as of April 8, 2013, then such individual’s parent or legal guardian must provide written permission allowing such individual to accept the prize or accompany the Winner. Prizes are non-transferable. No substitutions or cash redemptions. Prizes may not be sold, bartered or transferred. Prizes do not include any additional expenses, including, but not limited to incidentals, meals, telephone charges, travel insurance, souvenirs, transportation, federal, state and local sales or other taxes and surcharges which are the responsibility of each winner.
Approximate retail value of all prizes is One Hundred Dollars ($100.00). The approximate retail value of the prizes represents Sponsor’s good faith determination. That determination is final and binding and cannot be appealed. If the actual value of the prizes turns out to be less than the stated approximate retail value, the difference will not be awarded in cash.
Each Winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release within two (2) calendar days of prize notification. If the winner rejects his/her prize or in the event of noncompliance with these Contest rules and requirements, such prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries. Upon prize forfeiture, no compensation will be given.
(c) By accepting the prize, Winner releases and discharges Sponsor, their respective representatives, affiliated companies and the respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies of each, and all their respective employees, officers, directors, representatives and agents from any liability or damage due in whole or in part to the award, acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any prize or from participation in this Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a comparable prize of like or greater value for any prize, or to pay Winner a cash equivalent (the value of which shall be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion), for any reason.
(d) If, for reasons beyond the control of Sponsor (including, but not limited to, tampering or computer virus infection), the Contest is not capable of running as originally planned, Sponsor, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to cancel or modify the Contest, without liability. If a sufficient number of eligible entries (as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion) are not received by the end of the Contest period, Sponsor reserves the right not to award any or all prizes. All taxes (including, but not limited to, income taxes) are the sole responsibility of Winner. All entrants agree to comply fully with each provision in these Official Rules. Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with this Contest and any person who does not comply with these Official Rules, will be ineligible for any prize and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
5. Issues of Law.
ALL FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS ARE APPLICABLE. THE NEW YORK COURTS (STATE AND FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE CONTEST AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL EXCLUSIVELY GOVERN THE CONTEST. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND VENUE IN THOSE COURTS AND HEREBY SUBMIT TO THE JURISDICTION OF THOSE COURTS. THE CONTEST IS VOID WHERE RESTRICTED OR PROHIBITED BY LAW.
6. Your Release of Sponsor from Any and All Liability.
Entrants agree that Sponsor and its representatives shall not be liable for losses or injuries of any kind resulting from: (i) acceptance/possession and/or use/misuse of prize(s), (ii) participation in the Contest, (iii) individual, joint or collective technical malfunctions of the telephone network and/or transmission line, computer on-line system, computer dating mechanism, computer equipment, hardware and/or software, or (iv) any delay or distortion of an entry resulting from data transmissions that are garbled, incomplete, misdirected, lost, mutilated, delayed, corrupted, mechanically duplicated, illegible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules. Entrants also agree that Sponsor and/or its representatives are not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to an entrant's or third person's computer related to or resulting from the Contest and/or its prizes. Sponsor is not liable for damage to a user's computer system (including, without limitation, any server failure or lost, delayed or corrupted data or other malfunction) due, either directly or indirectly, to an entrant's participation in the Contest or downloading of information in connection with the Contest. Sponsor reserves the right to modify or cancel the Contest in the event that any portion of any website used to administer any aspect of the Contest becomes technically corrupted.
7. Use of Data.
8. How to Get More Information
(a) To obtain the names of the Winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Hot Chelle Rae “Hung Up” Video Scavenger Hunt, Rm. 1408, RCA Records, 550 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022 by June 13, 2013.
The Sponsor of this Contest is Sony Music Entertainment. Questions regarding the Contest can be directed by mail to: “Hung Up” Video Scavenger Hunt, Rm. 1408, RCA Records, 550 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022.
(b) Copies of these Official Rules may be obtained by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “Hung Up” Video Scavenger Hunt, Rm. 1408, RCA Records, 550 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022. Requests for Official Rules must be received by May 1, 2013.
All times and dates in these Official Rules are Eastern Time.