ELLEN’S 2018 “12 Days of Giveaways” Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Ellen’s 2018 12 Days of Giveaways Sweepstakes (the "Sweepstakes") is sponsored by WAD Productions Inc. (the “Sponsor”). The entry period for the Sweepstakes begins November 5, 2018 at 6:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) and ends November 13, 2018 at 11:59:59 p.m. Pacific Time (PST) (the “Entry Period”). Sponsor’s computer will serve as the official time piece for the Sweepstakes.
IN ORDER TO BE DECLARED A PRIZE WINNER, THE POTENTIAL PRIZE WINNER MUST BE AVAILABLE TO TRAVEL TO LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA FOR TWO NIGHTS BETWEEN DECEMBER 10, 2018 THROUGH DECEMBER 17, 2018 TO ATTEND A TAPING OF THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW’S 12 DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS EPISODE. THE EXACT DATES AND TIME OF THE TRIP AND TAPING WILL BE DETERMINED BY SPONSOR IN SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION.
IN THE EVENT A POTENTIAL PRIZE WINNER IS UNABLE TO MEET THESE TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS, THAT POTENTIAL PRIZE WINNER WILL BE DISQUALIFIED AND ANOTHER POTENTIAL PRIZE WINNER MAY BE CHOSEN BY SPONSOR AT SPONSOR’S SOLE DISCRETION.
The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States (50 states and District of Columbia, but specifically excluding the territory of Puerto Rico) and to legal residents of Canada who are residing in Canada (but excluding residents of Quebec) who are eighteen (18) years old and over as of the date of entry. Neither Sponsor nor employees of Sponsor, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Time Warner, Warner Brothers Entertainment, Telepictures Productions, Inc., and all of their respective partners, parent companies, divisions, subsidiaries, Entities, trustees, franchisees, licensees, distributors, advertising, promotion and public relations agencies and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, independent contractors, representatives and agencies (collectively, the "Sponsor Entities") are eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes and/or win any Sweepstakes prize (as further defined below). Additionally, relatives of such employees and persons living in the same household as such employees (whether related or not) are not eligible to win. For the purposes of this Sweepstakes, “relatives” is defined as spouse, domestic partner, parent, in-laws, grandparent, brother, sister, children and grandchildren.
- HOW TO ENTER: Online entry is the only method of entry for the Sweepstakes.
To enter the Sweepstakes:
If you are over eighteen (18), legally reside in one of the fifty (50) United States, District of Columbia, or Canada (excluding Quebec), and able to travel between the dates stated above, during the Entry Period go to the Ellen Shop located at www.ellenshop.com and complete one of the following entry options:
Option #1 NO PURCHASE NECESSARY
Follow the appropriate links to register for the ellenshop.com newsletter and refer one friend with a valid US or Canadian email address. If you are already registered for the newsletter enter your information and refer one friend with a valid US or Canadian email address. You must also acknowledge that you are over eighteen (18) and have read and have accepted these Official Rules.
Place an order on ellenshop.com that is Forty US Dollars ($40.00) or more you will automatically be entered into the Sweepstakes upon acknowledgment that you are over eighteen (18) and have read and have accepted these Official Rules.
Entries received following the close of the Entry Period will be disqualified.
Limit one (1) entry per person/household during the Entry Period. If a dispute arises regarding who submitted an on-line entry, the entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized holder of the e-mail account submitted with the entry. As used herein, the “authorized holder of the e-mail account” is defined as the natural person to whom the e-mail address is assigned by an Internet service 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.
- SELECTION OF SWEEPSTAKES WINNERS
One Prize winner will be selected from all eligible entries received during the Entry Period. The Prize winner will be selected by random drawing conducted by Sponsor on or about November 18, 2018. If the potential Prize winner, within five (5) hours of Sponsor’s Prize notification, (i) fails to return a completed affidavit of eligibility, liability/publicity release (if a U.S. resident), Declaration of Compliance (if a Canadian resident), or other documents(s) as required by Sponsor, (ii) fails to provide Sponsor with a copy of his/her valid government issued photo identification or social security number, and/or (iii) is found to be ineligible, an alternate Prize winner may be selected at Sponsor’s sole discretion. If a potential winner is a Canadian resident that potential winner will be required to correctly answer a time-limited skill testing question before being declared an actual winner. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification and affidavit/release procedures in connection with the selection of an alternate Prize winner, if any. A total of one (1) Prize winner will be selected.
The Prize winners will receive the following:
- Round trip coach travel for the Prize winner and one (1) travel guest selected by that Prize winner from a major U.S. or Canada airport nearest the Prize winner’s home (as determined by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion) to Los Angeles, California. Travel guest must be at least eighteen (18) years of age on date of departure or a child/ward of the Prize winner who is at least fourteen (14) years of age on date of departure. Prize winner and Prize winner’s guest are solely responsible for securing transportation from their homes to the airport;
- Hotel accommodations for two (double occupancy room) at a hotel in Los Angeles selected by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion for two (2) nights;
- Roundtrip ground transportation from the hotel to the Ellen DeGeneres Show studio; and
- Two (2) tickets for the Prize winner and the Prize winner’s travel guest to attend the Show’s 2018 “12 Days of Giveaways” taping.
The Prize winner must travel to Los Angeles for the taping anytime between December 10, 2018 and December 17, 2018. Exact dates will be determined by Sponsor in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
Actual retail value (ARV) of the Prize: $4,900 (Actual retail value may vary depending on departure date and departure location). Total ARV of all prizes: $4,900.00
Reservations and airline tickets are non-refundable for cash or credit, non-transferable and non-changeable once issued. If lost, they will not be replaced. The roundtrip airfare portion of the Prize cannot be combined with any previously purchased trip or any other coupon, certificates, discount, bonus, infant fare, upgrades, or promotional offers/tickets. The roundtrip airfare portion of the Prize is not valid with any prepaid tickets. Any unused portion of the trip will not be refunded and cannot be used toward another booking or another service component. Checked luggage fees may apply. Fees are charged each way and are subject to change. Prize winner and Prize winner’s guest must travel together on the same itinerary and from the same airport. Each Prize winner and each Prize winner’s guest are responsible for insurance and any other required travel documents, including valid identification. Failure to provide such documents may result in trip cancellation upon check-in. Sponsor shall determine, in its sole discretion, whether Prize winner resides close enough to the Show’s studio in Burbank, California, so that round trip ground transportation will be awarded rather than round trip coach airfare to that Prize winner and travel guest. Any difference between the ARV of the airfare and the ground transportation will not be awarded to a Prize winner. In the event that any component of the Prize is unavailable, canceled or postponed for any reason, the remainder of that Prize will be awarded with the exception of those components (as applicable) and the remaining elements of that Prize shall constitute full satisfaction of Sponsor’s prize obligation to that Prize winner. If a Prize winner elects to travel or partake in the trip without his/her allotted guest, no additional compensation will be awarded. Airline reservations are based on space availability. Once the reservation has been made, no changes will be accepted. No extension of effective dates is permitted. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, damaged or misplaced luggage. Lost airline tickets will not be replaced. All other expenses including, without limitation, meals, ground transportation (except for that ground transportation which is a part of the Prize), telephone charges, movie charges, pay-per-view television charges, hotel room-service charges, merchandise, souvenirs, and any other incidental costs and expenses not identified in these Official Rules shall be the sole responsibility of the winners and their guests who incur such charges. Prize winners and their travel guests are responsible for securing all required travel documents. The purchase of travel insurance is the sole responsibility of each Prize winner and his/her travel guest.
Decisions made by Sponsor are final in all matters, including interpretation of these Official Rules and awarding of the prizes, and cannot be appealed. No substitutions of any prize are offered, except that Sponsor and the Sponsor Entities reserve the right in their sole discretion to substitute a prize or any portion of a prize for a prize(s) of equal or greater value. No transfer of a Prize to a third party is permitted and the cash value of a prize will not be awarded in lieu of a prize where it applies, except in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Any applicable federal, state and local taxes, including, without limitation, excise tax (including sales tax), and other expenses not specifically set forth herein are the sole responsibility of the Prize winner.
- LIMITATION ON LIABILITY/DISCLAIMER:
All entries must be completed in full in order to be eligible. Any attempted form of entry other than as described herein is void. Entries generated by a script, macro, bot or other automated means will be disqualified. No mechanical reproductions, alterations, or forged entries allowed. Incomplete, illegible, and corrupted entries are void. Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (and his/her entry) who tampers with the entry process.
Any person who supplies false information enters by fraudulent means, or is otherwise determined to be in violation of these Official Rules in an attempt to obtain a Prize will forfeit the Prize won and may be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. You further agree to not knowingly: damage or cause interruption of the Sweepstakes; prevent others from using the Sweepstakes, or obtain or modify another user's account information without their consent.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES VIOLATES CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR MAY DISQUALIFY ANY SWEEPSTAKES ENTRANT MAKING SUCH ATTEMPT AND SPONSOR MAY SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Sponsor and Sponsor Entities are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, destroyed, forged, damaged, tampered with, mass machine generated, unintelligible, incomprehensible, misdirected entries, otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules or mail related to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor and Sponsor Entities are also not responsible for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed software transmissions which may limit an entrant’s ability to participate in the Sweepstakes or damage to user’s system as a result of participation in the Sweepstakes or downloading any information necessary to participate in the Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to cancel or modify the Sweepstakes if the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, any computer virus, malfunction, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure or other cause beyond its control which corrupts, threatens or adversely affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper operation of the Sweepstakes.
As a condition of entry, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor. By entering this Sweepstakes, you agree to waive any right to claim ambiguity with the Official Rules.
Except where prohibited by law, by entering this Sweepstakes, you consent to (i) the use of your name, voice, picture, likeness and biographical data and/or any other information contained in your entry in advertising, promotional and marketing materials by Sponsor and the Sponsor Entities worldwide in all media now known or hereafter discovered or devised (including, without limitation, Sponsor’s and Sponsor Entities’ web sites) without additional compensation, notice, approval or review and (ii) the modification, editing, adaptation, electronic alteration, use, assignment and/or disposal of on-line entries however Sponsor sees fit and for any purpose without any notice or compensation to you or any third parties. You acknowledge that if you are chosen as a Prize winner, certain of your personally identifying information may be disclosed to third parties at least as required by law, including, without limitation, on a Winner’s List.
All Prize claims and documents provided by the Prize winner must be verified by Sponsor.
EACH PRIZE winner, by acceptance of a Prize, agrees to release Sponsor AND the Sponsor Entities from AND AGAINST any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, death, disability, attorneys’ fees, costs of litigation and settlement as well as damages or losses to persons and property that may be sustained in connection with the receipt, ownership, REDEMPTION or use of THE Prize or while traveling to and/or from a location to obtain or use the Prize.
EACH ENTRANT UnderstandS and agree that all rights under Section 1542 of the California Civil Code and similar law of any state or territory of the United States are hereby expressly waived. Said section reads as follows:
- CERTAIN CLAIMS NOT AFFECTED BY GENERAL RELEASES. A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.
Neither Sponsor nor the Sponsor Entities make any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the use of THE Prize including, without limitation, quality, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. Further, no responsibilities are accepted for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, re-routing, or acts of any government or authority.
Sponsor and Sponsor Entities shall not be liable to any winner or any other person for failure to supply a prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulations(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond Sponsor’s sole control. Sponsor and Sponsor Entities shall not be responsible for any cancellations, delays, diversions or substitutions or any act or omissions whatsoever by the air carrier(s), hotel(s), or other transportation companies or any other persons providing any of these services and accommodations to passengers including any results thereof such as changes in services or accommodations necessitated by same.
- GOVERNING LAW.
The Sweepstakes and these Official Rules will be governed by the laws of the State of California whose courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in the event that any dispute arises regarding the Sweepstakes or any of the Prizes. Any action by entrant or any third party brought to enforce these rules or, in connection with any matters related to the Web Site shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively by those courts located in Los Angeles County, California, and entrants expressly consent to the jurisdiction of said courts and waive any objections to personal jurisdiction. Any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred including, without limitation, costs associated with entering the Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees or costs. Under no circumstances will entrants be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrants hereby waive all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses and any and all right to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased
- WINNERS’ LIST:
For the names of the winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
Telepictures Productions Inc.
ATTN: TELEPICTURES LEGAL
c/o WAD Productions Inc.
3500 West Olive, Suite 1000
Burbank, CA 91505
SPONSOR: WAD Productions 3500 W. Olive Avenue, Suite 1000, Burbank, CA 91505.
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