Rules for NewsWorks' NewsHunt Facebook contest
Official Rules – NewsWorks Facebook NewsHunt
NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
The NewsWorks NewsHunt Contest (the "Contest") starts 11/16/2011 at 9:00 am EST and ends on 11/18/11 at 5:59 pm EST ("Contest Period").
ELIGIBILITY:Contest is open to Fans of the NewsWorks Facebook page. Employees of WHYY ("Sponsor"), and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, freelancers, promotion and advertising agencies, and members of their immediate family (spouse and parent, children and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, of such employees, are not eligible to enter or win. Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Void where prohibited by law.
HOW TO ENTER: During the Contest Period, submit a response to the daily questionvia an online entry form (collectively, "Entry"). You must be 18 years of age or older in order to participate. To enter the Contest: (1) Online: visit http://www.facebook.com/newsworks and go to the “NewsWorks NewsHunt” tab. Follow the directions provided to complete the entry form; then, read through the articles on NewsWorks.org, find the answer to the question, and submit. Each daily entry must be received by5:59 pm EST that day to be considered. (2) By referral: when you submit a response to the online entry form and name another participant in the contest, both you and your referrer will earn an extra entry to win. (3) Twitter: For each day of the contest, you can also send one tweet through the Twitter app on the “NewsWorks NewsHunt” tab of the Facebook to earn an extra entry to win. Each daily tweet must be sent by 5:59 pm EST that day to be considered.
Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means are void. Limit one (1) Entry per person, per email address and per household, via the online entry form. Additional entries can be obtained through friend referrals to the contest. Other entries received from any person or email address or household in excess of these limitations will be void.
REQUIREMENTS OF ENTRIES: Entry may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that:
communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which we wish to associate; and/or
violates any law.
By submitting your Entry, you agree that your Entry conforms to these Official Rules and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify your Entry for any reason, including if it determines, in its sole discretion, that your Entry fails to conform to these Official Rules in any way, is illegible, or otherwise contains unacceptable content as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion.
By submitting an Entry, entrant hereby grants permission for the Entrants name to be posted on www.newsworks.org, www.facebook.com/newsworks,www.twitter.com/newsworksWHYY other websites and for all uses of the Entry as described in the License/Use of Entries paragraph below. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Entry and reserve the right to take down any Entry at any time.
Limit one (1) Online entry per person, per email address and per household. Limit one (1) Referal entry per person, per email address and per household. Limit one (1) Twitter entry per person, per email address and per household.
ODDS OF WINNING: Odds of winning will be based on the number of eligible entries submitted each day. One winner will be selected from the daily pool of eligible entries.
TIMELINE: Submit your daily entry by 5:59 pm EST
NewsWorks staff will randomly identify a winner from the pool of correct responses
The winner is notified via email and announced on the NewsWorks Facebook page and/or Twitter after 8:00 pm EST daily
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified by email.Sponsor’s decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to this Contest.
LIST OF WINNERS: Individuals seeking a list of winners may visit the Facebook page at http://facebook.com/newsworks
Prize: The daily prize will be announced every morning, along with the day’s question. Each day, one (1) prize will be awarded. This prize will be a $100.00 gift card good at Steven Starr Restaurants. Prize delivery will be arranged with WHYY at time of contact.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final and binding in all respects relating to this Contest; (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives of the forgoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Contest or any Contest-related activity or the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any awarded prize and (c) to the use of his/her name, image and/or likeness for programming, advertising, publicity and promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter known, worldwide and on the Internet, and in perpetuity by Sponsor and its designees, without compensation (unless prohibited by law) or additional consents from entrant or any third party and without prior notice, approval or inspection, and to execute specific consent to such use if asked to do so. By participating, entrant also agrees not to release any publicity or other materials on their own or through someone else regarding their participation in the Contest without the prior consent of the Sponsor, which it may withhold in its sole discretion.
MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered or garbled Entries; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Contest, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Contest, the processing of Entries, the tabulation of votes, the announcement of the winner(s), the incorrect uploading of the photo or in any Contest-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Contest or downloading materials from or use of the website. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Contest or website, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated Entries will be void. Should any portion of the Contest be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of Entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Contest and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner[s] from all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to action taken using the winner determination procedure outlined above. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
Sponsor: WHYY Inc., Independence Mall West, 150 N. Sixth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106