BOSE 2017 NFL DRAFT RT TO WIN SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING. THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND MUNICIPAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS AND IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
1. ELIGIBILITY: This Bose 2017 NFL Draft RT to Win Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes”) is open only to natural persons (i.e. not corporate or business entities) who are legal residents of the United States or District of Columbia, age 18 or older, or the legal age of majority in your place of residence (whichever is older) at the time of entry (each an “Entrant”). Entrants must provide a shipping address in the United States to be eligible. Employees, directors, officers and principals, of the Bose Corporation (“Bose”), the NFL Entities (defined as the National Football League (“NFL"), its member professional football clubs, NFL Ventures, Inc., NFL Ventures, L.P., NFL Properties LLC, NFL Enterprises LLC, NFL Productions LLC, NFL International LLC, and each of their parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, contractors, agents and members of their immediate families or households are not eligible to participate. For purposes of this Sweepstakes, “immediate family members” shall include the mother, father, brothers, sisters, daughters, sons, partners or spouse of an individual (regardless of where any such “immediate family member” resides. This Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law. By entering, participant agrees to receive future email communications and offers from Bose and the NFL Entities (including exclusive offers, content, and product updates from the NFL and NFL partners); you will have the opportunity to opt-out in each communication.
2. PROMOTION PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins at 9:00 AM Eastern Time on April 24, 2017 and ends at 11:59 PM Eastern Time on April 28, 2017 (the “Promotion Period”).
3. HOW TO ENTER: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.
To enter the Sweepstakes, during the Promotion Period, each Entrant must
1. log-in and/or create a Twitter® account at www.Twitter.com.
2. use their personal Twitter handle to retweet tweet(s) announced and designated by the “@Bose” Twitter handle (the “Sweepstakes Retweet”) during the Promotion Period (resulting in an “Entry” or, collectively, “Entries”),
3. each individual Sweepstakes Retweet may only be retweeted once per Entrant. Multiple retweets of an individual Sweepstakes Retweet during the Promotion Period by an Entrant will not be accepted, and will not increase such Entrant’s odds of winning the Sweepstakes.
Limit of one (1) Entry per retweeted Sweepstakes Tweet during the Promotion Period.
Multiple Entrants are not permitted to share the same email address or Twitter handle. If it is discovered by Bose (using any evidence or other information made available to, or otherwise discovered by Bose) that any Entrant has attempted to use (or attempt to use) multiple names, identities, email addresses and/or any automated, macro, script, robotic or other system(s) or program(s) to enter or otherwise participate in or disrupt this Sweepstakes, that person may be disqualified from the Sweepstakes, and any future sweepstakes of Bose, in the sole discretion of Bose.
Bose reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to require proof of identity and/or eligibility (in a form acceptable to Bose—including, without limitation, government issued photo identification): (i) for the purposes of verifying an Entrant’s eligibility to participate in the Sweepstakes; (ii) for the purposes of verifying the eligibility and/or legitimacy of an Entry entered (or purportedly entered) for the purposes of this Sweepstake; and/or (iii) for any other reason Bose deems necessary, in its sole discretion, for the purposes of administering this Sweepstakes in accordance with these Official Rules. Failure to provide such proof to the satisfaction of Bose in a timely manner may result in disqualification of the Entrant in the sole discretion of Bose.
The potential winner of the Prize (the “Selected Entrant”) may also be requested to provide Bose with reasonable proof that the Selected Entrant is the Authorized Account Holder of the Twitter account associated with the winning Entry. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the Authorized Account Holder in whose name the Twitter account is registered, provided that person meets all eligibility criteria of this Sweepstakes. “Authorized Account Holder” shall mean the natural person assigned to an email address and/or telephone number by an Internet access provider, online service provider, telephone service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address (a valid email address is required to register for a Twitter account).
All Entries shall become the property of Bose and none shall be returned. Each Entrant irrevocably confirms that no third party was involved in the creation of the Entry.
By entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of Bose, which are final with respect to all matters relating to the Sweepstakes.
4. PRIZE AND ODDS OF WINNING: There are ten (10) prizes available to be won during the Sweepstakes and consists of: one (1) Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless headset (approximate retail value: $349.95 (the “Prize”). The total approximate retail value of all Prizes awarded during the Sweepstakes Period is approximately three thousand five hundred dollars ($3,499.50). The winner of the Prize is not entitled to any difference between the actual value of the Prize and the approximate retail value stated herein. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. The Prize will be fulfilled within eight (8) to ten (10) weeks from the end of the Sweepstakes. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries during the Promotional Period as determined by Bose. Winner must provide a legal mailing address within the United States; the Prize cannot be shipped to P.O. Boxes. No case substitutions for the Prize, and the Prize is nonrefundable and nontransferable except at the sole discretion of Bose.
PRIZE DOES NOT INCLUDE HOTEL, AIR, GROUND TRANSPORTATION AND/OR OTHER EXPENSES AND INCIDENTAL TRAVEL COSTS, INCIDENTALS, PASSENGER TARIFFS OR DUTIES, SURCHARGES, AIRPORT FEES, SERVICE CHARGES OR FACILITY CHARGES.
5. SELECTION OF WINNERS: Within one (1) week of the end of the Promotion Period, Bose will choose ten (10) eligible Entrants, at random, from that Promotion Period’s valid Twitter entries, as the winner of the Sweepstakes. The Selected Entrant will be contacted by Bose via Direct Messaging through Twitter following the draw. If a Selected Entrant cannot be contacted or fails to respond within twenty-four (24) hours of the first attempt of contact by Bose, he/she will be considered to have forfeited his/her Prize and be disqualified and another Entrant may be selected, from the remaining eligible Entries until such time as contact is made with a Selected Entrant, there are no more eligible Entries, or there is insufficient time to award the Prize, whichever comes first. In the event that an alternate Selected Entrant is required to be selected, the same above-noted process will apply. Bose will not be responsible for failed attempts to contact a Selected Entrant. All decisions by Bose regarding selection of the winner(s) shall be binding and final in all respects.
Upon successful contact with a Selected Entrant via Direct Messaging on Twitter, the Selected Entrant will be required to provide certain contact information as requested by Bose (e.g. full name, age, telephone number, email address, and mailing address). The Selected Entrant may be required to sign a Declaration, Release and Waiver Form confirming compliance with the Official Rules, acceptance of the Prize as awarded, without substitution, and releasing Bose from any liability in connection with the Prize or the Sweepstakes before being granted the Prize.
If the Selected Entrant does not meet all of the Sweepstakes requirements contained herein, refuses to provide the contact information requested by Bose or does not sign and return the Release Form to Bose within the time frame specified therein, that Selected Entrant will forfeit his/her Prize and Bose shall be entitled (but not obligated) to select another Entrant from the remaining eligible Entries until such time as contact is made with an Entrant or there are no more eligible Entries, whichever comes first. This process may continue until the Prize has been awarded or there is insufficient time to permit the awarding of the Prize. In the event that an alternate Selected Entrant is required to be selected, the same above noted process will apply. Bose is not responsible, whether as a result of human error or otherwise, for any failure to contact any Selected Entrant.
6. GENERAL CONDITIONS: This Sweepstakes is governed by the laws of the United States. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law.
All taxes, fees, and surcharges on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. Any winner agrees to provide Bose with necessary information to complete any necessary I.R.S. 1099 and other forms. By participating and accepting a prize, so long as there is no legal prohibition, a Selected Entrant agrees to the use of his/her name for advertising or publicity purposes and to the use of statements made by or attributed to him/her relating to Bose or this Sweepstakes, and releases any and all rights to said use without further compensation.
7. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: All Sweepstakes Entrants, and his/her representatives, heirs, next of kin or assignees (the “Entrant’s Representatives”), hereby release Bose, the NFL Entities, its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, agents, employees and all others associated with the Sweepstakes (the “Released Parties”) from any and all liability with respect to or in any way arising from this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance or use of the Prize, including without limitation liability for personal injury, death, damages, or financial loss. The Entrant and the Entrant’s Representatives agree to fully indemnify the Released Parties from any and all claims by third parties relating to the Sweepstakes, without limitation. The NFL Entities and Twitter, will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in this promotion or any prize awarded. The NFL Entities and Twitter have not offered or sponsored this promotion in any way. By entering, participants agree to be bound by these official rules.
Bose is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions in the Sweepstakes. Bose 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, or alteration of, entries. Bose is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to Entrants or to any person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes. Bose is not responsible for user cheating or fraud by any Entrants. Any activities intended to disrupt or interfere with the proper play of the Sweepstakes, or defraud Bose in any way may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Entrants engaging in any of the foregoing activities will be disqualified and will forfeit any prizes won.
If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including without limitation infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Bose which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Bose reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.
8. PRIVACY AND PUBLICITY RIGHTS: By accepting the Prize, the Winner agrees to allow Bose and its respective subsidiaries and affiliates, promotional and advertising agencies and representatives the right to use his/her name, Twitter user name, biographical information, image, photos and/or likeness and statements for programming, promotion, trade, commercial, advertising and publicity purposes in connection with this Sweepstakes, at any time or times, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide, including but not limited to on television, video, the World Wide Web and Internet, without notice, review or approval and without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.
Bose respects your right to privacy. Personal information collected from Entrants will only be used by Bose to administer the Sweepstakes and, only if consent is actively given at the time of entry, to provide Entrants with information regarding upcoming promotions and/or events from Bose.
10. DISPUTES: The Sweepstakes shall be governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the federal laws of the United States applicable therein without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other jurisdiction’s laws.
The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with the terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant releases and holds harmless and agrees to indemnify Bose and its respective parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising agencies, public relations agencies, prize suppliers, including any vendors, and the NFL, its member professional football clubs, NFL Ventures, Inc., NFL Ventures, L.P., NFL Properties, LLC, NFL Enterprises LLC, NFL Productions LLC, NFL International LLC and each of their respective subsidiaries, affiliates shareholders, officer, directors, agents, representatives and employees (collectively, the “Released Entities”) providing services in connection with this Sweepstakes and hold them harmless from and against any and all costs, claims, damages, (including, without limitation, any special, incidental or consequential damages), or any other injury, whether due to negligence or otherwise, to person(s) or property (including, without limitation, death or violation of any personal rights, such as violation of right of publicity/privacy, libel, or slander), due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, to participation in the Sweepstakes, or arising out of participation in any Sweepstakes related or Prize related activity, or the receipt, enjoyment, participation in, use or misuse, of any Sweepstakes or Prize related activity, whether hosted by Bose or a third party.
IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED ENTITIES 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 PARTICIPATING IN THE SWEEPSTAKES AND/OR DOWNLOADING FROM AND/OR PRINTING MATERIAL DOWNLOADED FROM ANY WEBSITES ASSOCIATED WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THIS SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. 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.
11. NO AFFILIATION WITH TWITTER: This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Sweepstakes should be directed to Bose.
12. WINNERS LIST: A winners list will be available one week after the end of the Promotion Period. To receive a list of winners, send an email to BoseSocial@Bose.com or a self-addressed stamped envelope to Bose Corporation, The Mountain Road, Framingham, MA 01701. All requests must be received by 90 days after end of Sweepstakes.
13. SPONSOR & ADMINISTRATOR: The sponsor and administrator of this Sweepstakes is the Bose Corporation, The Mountain Road, Framingham, MA 01701.