The View and GE Lighting Sweepstakes
To enter and participate in this Sweepstakes, you must agree to and abide by these Official Rules.
No Purchase Necessary To Enter Or Win. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. You must have Internet access and an active e-mail account to participate.
Eligibility: The View and GE Lighting Viewer Giveaway (the "Sweepstakes") is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington D.C., who are at least 18 years of age (or the age of majority in the jurisdiction of their residence, whichever is older) and who have an active e-mail account and Internet access as of 9/28/20. Employees of American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. (“ABC” or “Sponsor”), GE Lighting (the “Prize Provider”), CSM Sports and Entertainment, Inc. (the “Administrator”), any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering the Sweepstakes or supplying the prizes, and each of their respective parent, subsidiary, related and affiliated companies, as well as persons involved in the production (including hosts and crew) of The View television show (the “Show”), and the immediate family and household members of all such foregoing individuals, are not eligible to enter or win. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three (3) months a year, whether related or not. Potential winner may be required to provide proof of eligibility prior to prize award.
Sweepstakes Entry: The Sweepstakes begins on or about 11:00:00 a.m. ET on September 29, 2020 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on September 30, 2020 (“Promotion Period”). Administrator’s computer is the official clock for the Sweepstakes.
To enter, navigate the Internet to www.abcnews.com/theview and click on the The View and GE Lighting Viewer Giveaway image, which will take you to the Sweepstakes home page (the “Website”) and complete and submit an entry form to Administrator requiring the following information: first and last name, city, state, contact phone number and valid e-mail address.
Limit one (1) entry per person during the Promotion Period, regardless of the number of email addresses or accounts a person may have.
If entrant chooses to enter using a mobile device, standard data rates may apply. Check your carrier for applicable charges.
If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or technical failures beyond Sponsor’s control that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to conduct the Sweepstakes and award the prize by means of a random drawing comprised of all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (as appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor or otherwise award the prize for such affected drawing in a manner which is fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Notice of termination/modification/suspension of Sweepstakes will be posted on the Website. Without limitation of any other term here, Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for failed, partial or garbled computer transmissions, technical failures of any kind (including but not limited to electronic malfunction or damage of any network, hardware or software), any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or loss, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; or any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or electronic entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation in this Sweepstakes.
Entrants further agree not to knowingly damage or cause interruption of the Sweepstakes and/or prevent others from participating in the Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE ANY ONLINE SERVICE OR WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES VIOLATES CRIMINAL OR CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR MAY DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT MAKING SUCH ATTEMPT AND SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
Random Drawing/Odds: Potential Prize winners will be selected via a random drawing, on or about 10/1/20 from among all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. The random drawing will be conducted by Administrator, an independent judging organization, whose decisions are final and binding on all administrative matters related to the Sweepstakes.
Odds of winning a Prize depends on total number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period.
Winner Notification: Potential Prize winners will be notified by e-mail/phone on or about 10/1/20. Failure to respond to the initial notification e-mail within three (3) business days after transmission to the potential winner or return of the e-mail notification as undeliverable after two (2) attempts will result in disqualification and award of the prize to an alternate winner. Potential winner may be required to complete, sign and return within three (3) business days of transmission, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and Indemnification, and a Publicity Release, where allowed by law. If potential winner does not respond to the initial notification attempt within three (3) business days after transmission as set forth above, if Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and Indemnification and Publicity Release documents are not returned to Administrator within the specified time period, if any prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, if potential winner is found to be ineligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, or if potential winner does not accept the prize for any reason, prize may be forfeited and potential winner may be disqualified. If a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, prize will be awarded to an alternate winner selected from all remaining eligible entries received during the Promotion Period, time permitting. In the event of any dispute concerning the identity of any entrant, the entry will be deemed submitted by the natural person who is the authorized holder of the transmitting e-mail account. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g., business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address.
Prize and Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”):
First Prize (10 winners): Ten (10) First Prizes are available. Each First Prize winner will receive a GE Lighting prize pack consisting of; one (1) three (3) pack of C by GE Full Color Smart Bulbs, and one (1) $100.00 Target Gift Card (subject to terms and conditions thereon). ARV of each First Prize is $189.97.
Second Prize (30 winners): Thirty (30) Second Prizes are available. Each Second Prize winner will receive one (1) three (3) pack of C by GE Full Color Smart Bulbs. ARV of each Second Prize is $89.97.
Total ARV of all prizes is $4,598.80
Final determination of Prize Winners is always conditional on verification of eligibility and compliance with all rules and procedures. If the actual value of the prize is less than the stated ARV, the difference will not be awarded. Prize Winners are not entitled to exchange, substitute or transfer prize except with Sponsor’s permission or where required by law. Prize will only be delivered to address within the United States. Exact size and color/shades of prize items will be determined by Prize Provider at its sole discretion. All applicable federal, state and/or local taxes are the sole responsibility of the Prize Winners, who will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the actual final retail value of any prize valued at $600 or more. For prizes valued over $600, winners must submit a validly executed IRS form W-9.
Conditions and Limitations of Liability: By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final in all respects; and (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., GE Lighting, CSM Sports and Entertainment, Inc., Facebook, Inc., Twitter, Inc., Instagram, LLC, each of their respective advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers, any entity responsible for the administration of this Sweepstakes, each of the foregoing entities’ respective parent, subsidiary, related, affiliated and successor companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participation in this Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, and/or from entrant’s acceptance, receipt, use or misuse of any prize or component thereof (including without limitation, any failure to pay taxes thereon).
By accepting a prize, winner grants Sponsor and its designees permission to use his/her name, voice, likeness, photograph, prize information, biographical data and city and state of residence on a winner's list (if applicable) and for programming, publicity and promotional purposes, worldwide in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation unless prohibited by law. Sponsor and its designees are not obligated to use any of the above mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation. Sweepstakes subject to the laws of the United States only. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged.
7. Disputes: Arbitration/Choice Of Law: Except where prohibited, entrants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or the awarding of prizes/determination of prize winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the Rules of JAMS, then effective (notwithstanding the foregoing, entrant shall not be precluded from seeking relief in small claims court for disputes/claims within the scope of the jurisdiction of small claims court and any remedies available to entrant under applicable federal, state or local law remain available to entrant and are not waived pursuant to this section); (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and any and all rights to injunctive relief. The arbitrator hearing such dispute/claim/cause of action shall be neutral and the entrant will have a reasonable opportunity to participate in the selection of the arbitrator. Such arbitration will take place at a location near the entrant’s residence and the entrant has the right to an in-person hearing in the arbitration proceeding, if desired. The arbitration will allow for the discovery and/or exchange of non-privileged information between entrant and Sponsor. Should an entrant initiate arbitration pursuant to this section, the entrant shall be responsible for JAMS’s fees to do so (approximately, $250), with all other costs of such arbitration being borne solely by Sponsor. If entrant is a California resident and Sponsor is the prevailing party in such arbitration, such entrant will not be responsible for Sponsor’s costs and fees in conjunction with the arbitration proceeding; BUT, IN ALL OTHER CASES, ENTRANT WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR SUCH COSTS/FEES IF REQUIRED BY THE ARBITRATOR’S RULING. For the avoidance of doubt, the requirement to arbitrate disputes pursuant to this section is reciprocal and binding both upon entrants and Sponsor. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and/or Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine of New York or any other jurisdiction, and all proceedings shall take place in the City of New York, County of New York.
Sponsor: American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., 47 West 66th Street, New York, NY 10023.
Administrator: CSM Sports and Entertainment, Inc., 440 9th Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10001.
Winners’ List: FFor the names of winners, send an email to email@example.com with “The View GE Lighting Sweepstakes Winners” in the subject line, for receipt no later than 10/30/2020 at 5:00 pm ET.
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