#GivingTuesday Playground Improvement Project Giveaway

#GivingTuesday Playground Improvement Project Giveaway
Official Rules
November 27, 2017

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT ENHANCE ODDS OF WINNING

These Official Rules apply for the “#GivingTuesday Playground Improvement Project Giveaway” (“Giveaway”) conducted by The Junior League of the City of New York (“Administrator”) which will be promoted on its website http://nyjl.org, on its Instagram page https://instagram.com/thenyjl/, on its Facebook page http://facebook.com/newyorkjuniorleague, on its Twitter page http://twitter.com/thenyjl, and on various other social media properties. By entering this Giveaway, you agree to the Terms in these Official Rules.

1. ELIGIBILITY:
Giveaway ENTRANTS AND PRIZE RECIPIENTS MUST BE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF ONE OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (EXCLUDING PUERTO RICO AND ALL OTHER TERRITORIES) AND AGED 21 YEARS OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY TO BE ELIGIBLE. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. Giveaway SUBJECT TO ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS. The following are ineligible to enter the Giveaway: employees, members of the Board of Directors, members of the Management Council, and members of the Playground Improvement Project committee of the Junior League of the City of New York.

2. HOW TO ENTER:
The Administrator will publish three (3) Playground Improvement Project Park Clue Posts (“Park Clue Posts”) on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter on Tuesday, November 28, 2017.

To enter the Giveaway, Entrants must comment on one (1) of the Park Clue Posts, making their guess for the 2018 Playground Improvement Project park.

Entries must be received between the time of the first clue post on November 28, 2017 and 11:59:59 PM EST on November 29, 2017 (“Giveaway Entry Period”) All personal information submitted is collectively referred to hereafter as an “Entry” or “Entries”. Entries received after the Giveaway Entry Period are void and ineligible for consideration. Limit one (1) entry per person per clue for the duration of the contest.

Administrator has the right to dispose of the Entries at Administrator’s discretion. Entries that are deemed by the Administrator to be immoral, obscene, profane, lewd, not in keeping with Administrator’s image, or in violation of these Official Rules will be disqualified. By entering the Giveaway, and only when the Giveaway requires submission of an Entry other than the personal information, Entrants agree that the Administrator shall have the right to edit, modify, publish, use, reuse, not use, or otherwise exploit the Entry and any materials based thereon or derived there from, in any manner, for any lawful purposes whatsoever, including, without limitation, for use in the packaging, or for promotion or advertising purposes in any medium (whether now or hereafter known) throughout the world in perpetuity without further permission, consideration, or payment to the Entrant, except where prohibited by law. If, in the opinion of the judges or Administrator, the Entry violates any law or infringes upon the rights of any third party, is inaccurate, illegible, incomplete, or irregular in any way, or otherwise does not comply with the Official Rules, the Administrator may disqualify the Entry.

3. PRIZE AND ITS APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”)
• One (1) winner will receive: Two (2) regular admission tickets to Savor the Spring (Thursday, April 12, 2018). Approximate Retail Value of prize is $350.
• One (1) winner will receive: One (1) regular admission ticket to Spring House Tour (Saturday, May 12, 2018). Approximate Retail Value of prize is $100.
• One (1) winner will receive:NYJL Merchandise. Approximate Retail Value of prize is $50.

4. WINNER SELECTION PROCESS
• PHASE 1: ENTRIES ARE SUBMITTED. Entrants submit their Entries during the Giveaway Entry Period (between the time of the first Park Clue Posts on November 28, 2017 and 11:59:59 PM PST on November 28, 2017).
• PHASE 2: WINNERS SELECTED. Administrator will identify the first three Entrants to correctly guess the 2018 Playground Improvement Project park collectively across Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
• PHASE 3: WINNERS ANNOUNCED. On November 29, 2017, the Administrator will announce the winners on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
• PHASE 4: WINNERS CONTACTED. Administrator will contact the winners on November 29, 2017 by sending them direct messages on the platform they used to submit their Entry.

5. PRIZE AWARDING:
A total of three (3) winners will be announced on November 29, 2017. Winners will be notified via direct message on the platform they used to submit their Entry. Administrator is not responsible for fraudulent communications made to entrants not on behalf of the Administrator. Each prize will only be awarded upon winner verification and final approval of Administrator and its designees. Entrants are only allowed to win one (1) prize during this Giveaway. No prize substitution, cash equivalent of prizes, transfer or assignment of prize permitted, except by Administrator in its sole discretion, or as otherwise provided herein. Administrator reserves the right to award a prize or portion thereof of equal or greater value if any prize or portion thereof becomes unavailable. Prize Winners may each be required to execute an affidavit of eligibility, liability release, tax acknowledgment form and, except where prohibited by law, a publicity release and return within five (5) business days of issuance of notification. Eligibility, age, and claims made by Prize Winner are subject to verification. As part of the affidavit, and only when the Giveaway requires submission of an Entry other than the personal information, Prize Winner agrees to irrevocably grant Administrator the royalty-free right throughout the world to edit, modify, publish, use, reuse, not use, or otherwise exploit the Entry, and any material based thereon or derived there from, in any manner, for any lawful purposes whatsoever, including, without limitation, for advertising and promotional purposes in any medium (whether now or hereafter known) throughout the world in perpetuity without further permission, consideration, or payment to the Entrant, except where specifically prohibited by applicable law. Minors are ineligible. If the Prize Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible or fails to properly claim the prize in accordance with these Official Rules, or if the prize notification/prize is returned undeliverable; or if the winner otherwise fails to fully comply with these Official Rules, he/she will forfeit that prize and an alternate Winner will be chosen from among the remaining eligible entries. If a Prize Winner refuses to accept the prize offered within 7 days after being notified, or if the Prize Winner is ineligible, the Prize Winner will forfeit that prize and an alternate Prize Winner will be randomly chosen from among the remaining entries. Administrator reserves the right to award only the number of prizes stated in Paragraph 3.

6. DISQUALIFICATION:
Giveaway Entities are not responsible for: (i) electronic transmissions or entries that are lost, late, stolen, incomplete, illegible, damaged, garbled, destroyed, or misdirected; (ii) any problems or technical malfunctions, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operation of transmission, communication failures, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; (iii) failed or unavailable hardware, network, software or telephone transmissions, damage to entrants’ or any person’s computer and/or its contents, or causes beyond Administrator’s reasonable control that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Giveaway; (iv) any entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these rules; or (v) incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by entrants or by any of the equipment or programming associated with utilized in the Giveaway. All incomplete or nonconforming entries will be disqualified. If for any reason this Giveaway cannot be executed as planned, including but not limited to infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Administrator that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Giveaway, or if this Giveaway is compromised or becomes technically corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, or if fire, flood, explosion, war, embargo, government requirement, fraudulent, criminal or grossly negligent acts, security breaches, civil or military authority, terrorism, acts of God, acts or omissions of carriers, or any other cause beyond Administrator’s control, interferes with the Giveaway proper conduct as contemplated by these Official Rules, as determined by Administrator in its sole discretion, the Administrator, may, without prior notice, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway, in whole or in part. If this Giveaway is terminated before the original end date, at which time, the judging of all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the termination date/time will be conducted as described in Paragraph 4 above. In the event of termination of the Giveaway, the Administrator will post the notice regarding the termination on its Facebook page and Instagram account. The Administrator reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify and prosecute any individual who tampers with or attempts to tamper with the entry process or who enters using any automatic or programmed entry duplication method. This Giveaway may be cancelled in the event an insufficient number of qualified Entries are received that fail to meet the minimum standards established by the judges. The Giveaway Entities do not assume any responsibility for any disruption in the Giveaway caused by circumstance or other unforeseen events outside of the control of the Giveaway Entities. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures and other statements contained in any Giveaway materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern, and control.

7. GENERAL:
By entering this Giveaway and/or accepting a prize, Entrants and Prize Winners: (1) agree to be bound by these Official Rules; (2) agree to release, indemnify, and hold harmless Administrator and Giveaway Entities from any and all liability for any claim, loss, harm, damages, regulatory action, costs, or expenses (including without limitation property damages, personal injury, and/or death) arising out of participating in this Giveaway, the acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of a prize, or claims based on publicity rights, defamation or invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, or infringement of any other intellectual property right; (3) agree to share information contained in their Entry with Administrator and Giveaway Entities; (4) consent to the use of their names, voices, photographs, and/or likenesses, biographical information, and all materials submitted to Administrator, and any material based thereon or derived there from, for advertising and promotional purposes in any medium (whether now or hereafter known) throughout the world in perpetuity without additional permission or compensation unless prohibited by law; (5)agree to participate in any and all publicity and promotional activities (except where prohibited) in connection with this Giveaway; (6) acknowledge that this Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook and Instagram and that any information disclosed by the Entry is provided to Administrator and not to Facebook and Instagram ; and (7) hereby completely release Facebook and Instagram of any and all liability relating to this promotion.

8. INTERNET:
ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE Giveaway IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE ADMINISTRATOR AND Giveaway ENTITIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES OR OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON(S) RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATTEMPT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. In the event of a dispute as to the identity or eligibility of any entry based on an email address, the entry will be declared made by the Authorized Account Holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an email service provider.

9. TAX INFORMATION:
All federal, state, local, and other income taxes on prizes are the sole responsibility of the applicable winner, and each winner may be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the value of his/her prize.

10. GENERAL INFORMATION:
This Giveaway is conducted in English (which will be given its everyday ordinary meaning), and any and all disputes will be resolved in the appropriate courts in New York, New York exclusively, and subject to the laws of New York. Should there be a conflict between the laws of New York and any other laws, the conflict will be resolved in favor of the laws of New York. Entrants irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non-convenience or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.

11. WINNER LIST:
To receive the name of winners, send a #10 self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by December 30, 2017 to:

#GivingTuesday Playground Improvement Project Giveaway
New York Junior League
130 E 80th Street
New York, NY 10075

Strengthening the families of the greater New York area.

The New York Junior League is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

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