Paula Sands Live “Sweetheart
Sweepstakes” Official Promotion Rules
NO PURCHASE OR OTHER CONSIDERATION NECESSARY
TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR OTHER
CONSIDERATION DOES NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
accepted February 3, 2014 through February 14, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. (Noon)
Central Time. The Promotion is being put
on by Promoter, KWQC-TV6. KWQC-TV6 will
randomly pick a winner each during the promotion.
2. This Promotion
is governed exclusively by the laws of the United States of America and the
State of Iowa. You are not authorized to participate in the Promotion if you
are not located within the KWQC-TV6 viewing area, as defined herein. Void where
a: To enter this Promotion and be
eligible to receive prizes as described herein, you must agree to be bound by
these Official Promotion Rules. By
entering this Promotion, you agree that you have read these rules and
understand and agree to be bound by them.
These rules form a binding legal agreement between you and the Promotion
sponsors with respect to the Promotion.
This Promotion is open only to legal residents of the eastern
Iowa/western Illinois KWQC-TV6 viewing
area. The viewing area consists of the
Jo Daviess, Carroll,
Whiteside, Lee, Bureau, Rock Island, Mercer, Henry, Stark, Knox, Warren,
Henderson, Hancock, McDonoungh
Iowa: Dubuque, Jones, Jackson,
Clinton, Cedar, Muscatine, Scott Johnson, Washington, Louisa, Henry, Des
All participants must be 18 years of
age or older. To claim your prize you must present a validly-issued government photo
identification during regular business hours at the KWQC-TV6 Broadcast Center, located
at 805 Brady St.; Davenport, IA 52803.. If you fail to produce proper
identification, your prize will be forfeited. Employees of KWQC-TV6, Young
Broadcasting Group, Media General, our Promotion sponsors, their subsidiary and
affiliated companies, advertising and promotional agencies and anyone involved
in this sweepstakes production, development or handling, and immediate
families/household members of anyone so employed are not eligible.
c: Entrants are required to provide
truthful information and Promoter will reject and delete any entry that it
discovers to be false or fraudulent. Promoter will disqualify any entry from
individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements, and Promoter will
also delete any entry knowingly received from persons under the age of 13 in
compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.
a: Enter by visiting KWQC-TV6's Facebook
page at website https://www.facebook.com/PaulaSandsLive/app_142973449096741
or mobile link http://ulink.tv/160 and
completing all of the required information and following all posted
instructions. Complete the entry form and any other required fields and then
submit your entry by clicking on the “Submit Entry” button. Your computer must
accept cookies, or any successor or similar technology, which may be used for
the purpose of entry tracking. Ad blocking software on your computer needs to
be disabled so that it doesn't interfere with processing your entry.
Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the
same email address or Facebook ID. The authorized account holder of the e-mail
address submitted at time of entry will be considered the entrant. An “authorized account holder” shall mean the
natural person assigned to such e-mail account by the Internet access provider,
online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail
addresses for the domain associated with such e-mail account. A potential
winner may be required to provide proof that he or she is the authorized
account holder of the e-mail address associated with a winning entry. All
entries become property of Promoter and none will be returned.
Entries are limited to only one email address
entry per person per day during the Promotion. Additional entry or entries will
be awarded to participants each time they use the share function of the
Promotion, when choosing to share their completed entry form with friends or
followers through Twitter or Facebook and an individual actually enters the
Promotion through you “sharing” of the Promotion.
All entrants via Facebook must comply with Facebook's terms of service.
c: Use of any device to
automate entry is prohibited. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be
deemed proof of receipt by Promoter.
d: The Promoter's computer is
the official time keeping device for the Promotion. For purposes of this Promotion,
a “Day” shall begin at 12:00:00 a.m. and shall end at 11:59:59 p.m.
Participants may also enter the Promotion once daily by mailing a post
card each day containing the participant's name, mailing address, age, and
telephone number to:
PSL Sweetheart Sweepstakes
805 Brady St.
Davenport, IA 52803
Participants who choose to enter via
a postcard will be entered into the promotion the day the postcard arrives at
the T.V. station (not the postmark date.)
a: All decisions by the Promoter are
final and binding in matters relating to the Promotion.
The winner will be determined by a random drawing.
c: Odds of winning depend on the
number of eligible entries received. Drawing may be done through an electronic
script which will randomly select the winner by using a computer script
designed to select random entry or entries.
Drawing may be conducted by any other method determined by the Promoter.
d: Winners do not need to watch or
listen to KWQC-TV6 to win.
e: To the extent practical, the winner
will be notified within two business days of the drawing date or as early as
possible. Winner may be notified by
means including e-mail and/or other electronic messaging service including
services offered by Facebook.
f: Each participant must comply with
all terms and conditions set forth in these Official Rules, and winning is
contingent upon fulfilling all such requirements.
g: The Winner must execute and
return any required affidavit of eligibility and/or liability/publicity release
within ten (10) days of notification attempt or winner will be disqualified and
the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be chosen. If a
potential winner cannot be contacted, fails to complete, sign and return the
required affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within the
required time period, or if a prize or prize notification is returned as
undeliverable, potential winner will be disqualified and will forfeit the
a: Prizes include one $100 VISA Gift
Card each day Feb. 3rd through 13th and one $500 VISA Gift Card Feb.
b: There is no substitution, or cash
equivalent for the prize.
c: All prizes must be picked up
at the office of the Promoter at the address below. The winner will forfeit any
prize or prize certificate not claimed within thirty (30) days of winning.
Prize or prize certificates will not be mailed to the winner.
d: By claiming the prize, the winner authorizes
the use, without additional compensation, of his or her name and/or likeness
and/or voice/photograph and municipality of residence for promotion and/or
advertising purposes in any manner and in any medium (including, but not
limited to, television broadcasts, radio broadcasts, newspapers and other
publication, slides, videotape, distribution over the Internet, electronic
transmission, and picture data storage) the Promoter may deem appropriate.
7. CONDITIONS AND
a. Payments of all federal, state
and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. Winner will be required
to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 or the equivalent including the winner's
full Social Security Number for receipt of the prize. Failure to submit a
complete W-9 or equivalent will result in disqualification and forfeiture of
By participating in the Promotion, participant agrees to be bound by the
decisions of the Promoter. The Promoter
reserves the right to disqualify any participant or winner and may refuse to
award any prize to a person who is ineligible or has violated any rule, gained
unfair advantage in participating in the contest, or obtained winner status
using fraudulent means. The Promoter
will interpret these rules and resolve any disputes, conflicting claims or
ambiguities concerning the rules or the Promotion and the Promoters decisions
concerning such disputes shall be final.
If the conduct or outcome of the Promotion is affected by human error,
any mechanical, technical, electronic, communications, telephone, computer,
hardware, or software errors, malfunctions or failures of any kind, intentional
interference or any other event beyond the control of the Promotion sponsors,
the Promotion sponsors reserve the right to terminate this contest, or make
such other decisions regarding the outcome as the Promoter deem
appropriate. All decisions made by the Promoter
are final. The Promoter may waive any of
these rules in its sole discretion.
The Promoter reserves the right to withdraw or terminate this Promotion
at any time without prior notice.
d. By participating in the Promotion,
the winner agrees to have his or her name, city, state, voice, or likeness used
in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to this Promotion without
additional financial or other compensation, and, where legal, to sign a publicity
release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.
e. Prior to awarding any prize or
prize certificate, and depending on the nature of the prize and eligibility
requirements of the contest, the Promoter in its sole discretion will require
verification of Promotion winner's identification by a showing of valid
government-issued photo identification. By participating in the Promotion,
winner agrees to release and hold harmless Promoter, its sponsor(s), and Promotional
partner(s), Facebook, and each of their parent, subsidiary and affiliated
entities, and the officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and
representatives of each of them (collectively, the “Released Parties”) for any
and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize or
participation in the Promotion. Promoter will also require eligible Promotion
winners and their guests or travel companions, if any (as well as each of their
parent(s) or legal guardian(s), if winners, guests or travel companions are
under the age of majority in their state of residence), to sign a liability
release confirming such consent.
f. Promoter, in its sole discretion,
reserves the right to disqualify any person (and all of their entries) from
this Promotion if he or she tampers with the entry process, the operation of
the Promotion, or the operation of Promoter's web channel or is otherwise in
violation of the rules. Promoter further reserves the right, at its sole
discretion, to modify, cancel, terminate or suspend the Promotion, or any part
of it, if it is not capable of completion as planned or if any fraud, technical
failures or any factor beyond the Promoter's control, including infection by
computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical
failures of any sort, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness,
integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion as determined by Promoter in is
sole discretion. Any attempt by a participant, entrant or any other person to
deliberately damage any Promoter web channel or to undermine the legitimate
operation of this Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil laws.
Should such an attempt be made, Promoter reserves the right to seek full
prosecution and/or damages from any such individual to the fullest extent
permitted by law. Promoter's failure to enforce any term of these Official
Rules shall not constitute a waiver of this provision. If due to circumstances
beyond the control of Promoter, any competition or prize-related event or
travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, Promoter reserves the
right, but not the obligation, to modify, suspend or cancel the Promotion and
shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
g. The Released Parties are not
responsible for (i) typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering
or the administration of the Promotion, or in the announcement of a prize; (ii)
entries not received due to difficulty accessing the Internet, service outage
or delays, computer difficulties, malfunctions, disconnections, other
technological failures, telephone service outages, delays, dropped calls, or
busy signals; or (iii) lost, stolen, mangled, miss-delivered, postage due,
illegible, incomplete, incorrect, or late entries; (iv) lost or stolen prizes;
or, (v) lost or stolen contest information.
h. To obtain a copy of the Official
Rules or a list of winners following completion of the Promotion (please
specify which), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “PSL Sweetheart
Sweepstakes” Official Rules Request, KWQC-TV6, 805 Brady St., Davenport, IA
52803. A copy of the Official Rules is also available during regular business
hours at KWQC-TV6 at the above address, as well as online at www.kwqc.com.
All such requests must be received within thirty (30) days following completion
of the Promotion.
i. This Promotion is not sponsored,
endorsed, or administered by or associated with Facebook.