NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
Entry Period: November 20, 2013 through December 31, 2014
Agreement to Official Rules: Participation in The Wire Photo Series Promotion (the “Promotion”) constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to and acceptance of these Official Rules and the decisions of Cable ONE, Inc., Phoenix, AZ 85004 (the “Sponsor”), which are final and binding. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
Eligibility: The Promotion is open only to natural persons who are legal residents of, and physically located within any of the communities in the United States which are served by a Cable ONE cable system, and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older as of the date of entry. The Promotion is void where prohibited or restricted by law. All the directors, officers, employees, and agents of Sponsor, and of its subsidiaries, affiliates, sales representatives, distributors, licensees, agents, website administrators, advertising and promotion agencies, and any immediate family members (spouses, parents, children, and siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in the same household (whether related or not) of any of the foregoing, are not eligible to participate in the Promotion.
How to Win: Follow these steps: (1) Subscribe to receive email updates of TheWire business blog at thewire.cableone.net. (2) Submit a photo via email of the “Photo of the Month” as specified each month on TheWire business blog at thewire.cableone.net. $150 gift card winners will be chosen based on the three most creative entries each month. Prizes will be delivered no more than twenty (20) business days later. The right to receive any prize is non-assignable and non-transferrable, and no prize substitution, exchange, or cash equivalent will be allowed except by Sponsor, who reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in case of unavailability of prize or a force majeure event.
Limit: There is a limit of up to five (5) entries per person/authorized account holder, per month. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the 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. In the event of a dispute as to any entry submitted, entries submitted will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. Proof of being the authorized account holder may be required. Promotion winners agree to provide their email address and telephone numbers for Sponsor’s use in contacting the winners and for use in future marketing and promotional campaigns.
Promotion Prizes: Three $150 VISA® Gift Cards will be awarded each month through the term of the promotion.
Conditions/Use Rights: By accepting any prize, each winner consents to the use of the winner’s company’s name, and likeness via all forms of media now known or hereafter devised worldwide, in perpetuity, without notice, attribution, or compensation (other than the specific prizes described herein) to winner, his/her successors or assigns, or any other entity, except where prohibited by law.
Release and Limitations on Liability: Each winner agrees to release from any liability whatsoever and hold harmless all directors, officers, and employees of Sponsor and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, sales representatives, distributors, licensees, agents, advertising and Promotion agencies (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of or relating to participation in the Promotion, or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) unauthorized human intervention in the Promotion; (b) technical errors related to computers, servers, providers, or telephone or network lines; (c) lost, late, misdirected, incorrect, garbled, or incompletely received entries; (d) errors in the administration of the Promotion; (e) injury or damage to winner, third persons, or property that may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from winner’s participation in the Promotion or acceptance, receipt, use, or misuse of any prize; and (f) any claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy. Sponsor is not responsible if any prize cannot be awarded due to travel cancellations, delays, or interruptions due to acts of God, acts of war, natural disasters, weather, or acts of terrorism.
DISPUTES: THE PROMOTION IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF ARIZONA, AND THE FORUM AND VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN THE COUNTY OF MARICOPA, ARIZONA. IF THE CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE RESOLVED THROUGH DIRECT DISCUSSIONS OR MEDIATION, IT SHALL THEN BE RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS STREAMLINED ARBITRATION RULES AND PROCEDURES OR SUBSEQUENT VERSIONS THEREOF.
Miscellaneous: The decisions of Sponsor are final with respect to all aspects of this Promotion. In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Promotion is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problems, or any condition caused by events beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor that may cause the Promotion to be disrupted or corrupted, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Promotion to address the impairment and then resume the Promotion in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) award the prize from among the non-suspect, eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process and/or the operation of the Promotion, to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or any applicable laws relating to the Promotion, or to be acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, and to resolve all disputes in its sole discretion. The Sponsor may disqualify any entrant(s), during or after the Entry Period, if (a) any such entrant harms or publicly disparages the Sponsor during or after the Promotion Entry Period, (b) Sponsor learns of the entrant’s previous, current, or future immoral, illegal, or inappropriate acts, (c) any such entrant provides false information about the Promotion to the Sponsor or the public; (d) any such entrant uses the Sponsor’s trademarks or otherwise inappropriately associates the entrant with Sponsor; or (e) if any such entrant does not obtain the Sponsor’s prior written approval before providing interviews or public comment related to the Promotion.