SKYPE “TRIVIA WITH JESSE FANGS” SWEEPSTAKES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
COMMON TERMS USED IN THESE RULES:
In these rules, “we,” “our,” and “us” refer to Skype Communications (“Skype”), the Sponsor of this Sweepstakes. “You” or “yourself or “I” refers to an eligible Sweepstakes entrant.
WHAT ARE THE START AND END DATES/TIMES?
The Sweepstakes starts at 12:00:00 AM Pacific Standard Time (PST) on April 23rd, 2018 and ends at 11:59:59 PM EST on May 14th, 2018 (“Entry Period”). Entries must be received within the Entry Period to be eligible.
CAN I ENTER?
You are eligible to enter this Sweepstakes if you meet the following requirements at time of Entry:
- You have a valid email address and are 18 years of age or older and are a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia; and. If you are 18 but are a minor in your place of residence, you must have permission from your parent or legal guardian, who must agree to and be bound by these Official Rules on your behalf;
- You are NOT an employee, affiliate, agent or independent contractor of Skype or its parent or affiliated subsidiaries or an employee of a Skype subsidiary; and
- You are NOT involved in any part of the administration and execution of this Sweepstakes; and
- You are NOT an immediate family (parent, sibling, spouse/domestic partner, child) or household member of an employee, affiliate, agent or independent contractor of Skype or its parent and affiliated subsidiaries, or a person involved in any part of the administration and execution of this Sweepstakes.
This Sweepstakes is void outside of the geographic area described above and wherever else prohibited by law.
HOW DO I ENTER?
To enter you must do all of the following with the Entry Period:
- Login to your Skype account (available for free at https://login.skype.com/account/signup-form) and search for and add the “Trivia with Fangs” bot as a Skype Contact. For more information visit https://support.skype.com/en/faq/FA34646/what-are-skype-bots-and-how-do-i-add-them-as-contacts
- Engage with Skype’s “Trivia with Fangs” bot on https://collabs.skype.com/gaming between April 23rd, 2018 at 12:00AM PST through May 14th, 2018 at 11:59PM PST
- Within the bot, answer at least one set of ten (10) weekly trivia questions and be logged in to your Skype account.
You will receive one Sweepstakes entry per each completed set of questions you make during the Entry Period.
By submitting your Entry/Entries, you hereby grant Sponsor a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, perpetual, sub-licensable and transferable license of all rights to use, edit, modify, include, incorporate, adapt, record, publicly perform, display, transmit and reproduce for any purpose including editorial, advertising, publicity, promotion, marketing, trade and/or other commercial purpose, in any and all media now known or hereafter created, including, without limitation, print, television, and online via any Skype website, third party distribution channels or otherwise, without your prior approval and for no compensation. You hereby warrant each Entry does not infringe or violate the rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, intellectual property rights, contract and licensing rights, or rights of publicity or privacy.
Entries may NOT contain, as determined by us, in our sole and absolute discretion, any content that:
- is sexually explicit, unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic;
- promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing) or a particular political agenda;
- is obscene or offensive;
- defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;
- communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which we wish to associate; and/or violates any law;
We reserve the right to reject any Entry, in our sole and absolute discretion, that we determine does not meet the above criteria.
Entry Limit? Each Entry is defined as one (1) completed set of ten (10) weekly trivia questions within the Jesse Fangs Trivia bot.
We are not responsible for Entries that we do not receive for any reason, or for Entries that we receive but are not decipherable for any reason.
We will automatically disqualify:
- Any incomplete or illegible Entry; and
- Any Entries that we receive from you that are in excess of the Entry limit described above.
WINNER SELECTION AND PRIZES:
Three (3) potential (pending confirmation of eligibility) Grand Prize Winners will be determined through random drawings on or before May 22nd, 2018. All Eligible Entries will be included in the random drawings.
Each weekly Grand Prize winner will win one (1) Xbox One S 500GB Starter Bundle (ERV of $280)
If for any reason an advertised prize is unavailable, we reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value as permitted. We will only award the prize described and in the amount stated.
If you are a potential winner, subject to verification, we will notify you via the platform you used to enter the Sweepstakes, within five (5) days following the random drawing. If the notification that we send is returned as undeliverable, or you are otherwise unreachable for any reason, we may award the prize to an alternate, randomly selected winner.
If there is a dispute as to who is the potential winner, we will consider the potential winner to be the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter the Sweepstakes.
If you are a potential winner:
Grand Prize winner (parent or legal guardian of any minor) will be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability/Publicity Release within five (5) days of notification.
If you are confirmed as a winner of this Sweepstakes:
- You may not exchange your prize for cash or any other merchandise or services. However, if for any reason an advertised prize is unavailable, we reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value; and
- You may not designate someone else as the winner. If you are unable or unwilling to accept your prize, we will award it to an alternate potential winner; and
- If you accept a prize, you will be solely responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local taxes related to accepting the prize; and
- If you are otherwise eligible for this Sweepstakes, but are considered a minor in your place of residence, we may award the prize to your parent/legal guardian on your behalf; and
- Prizes are awarded “as is.” Any and all guarantees and warranties for merchandise prizes are subject to the manufacturer’s terms and conditions, and each prize winner agrees to look solely to such manufacturer for any such warranty or guarantee claim.
- Award of Grand Prize will be coordinated by Sponsor.
WHAT ARE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING?
Your odds of winning this Sweepstakes depend on the number of eligible Entries we receive.
WHAT OTHER CONDITIONS ARE YOU AGREEING TO BY ENTERING THIS SWEEPSTAKES?
By entering this Sweepstakes you agree:
- To abide by these Official Rules; and
- To release and hold harmless Skype and its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, employees and agents from any and all liability or any injury, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with this Sweepstakes or any prize won; and
- That Skype’s decisions will be final and binding on all matters related to this Sweepstakes; and
- That by accepting a prize, Skype may use your proper name and state of residence online and in print, or in any other media, in connection with this Sweepstakes, without payment or compensation to you, except where prohibited by law.
WHAT LAWS GOVERN THE WAY THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS EXECUTED AND ADMINISTRATED?
This Sweepstakes will be governed by the laws of the State of Washington, and you consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts of the State of Washington for any disputes arising out of this Sweepstakes. If you do not agree with this provision and these Official Rules, please do not enter this Sweepstakes.
WHAT IF SOMETHING UNEXPECTED HAPPENS AND THE SWEEPSTAKES CAN’T RUN AS PLANNED?
If someone cheats, or a virus, bug, bot, catastrophic event, or any other unforeseen or unexpected event that cannot be reasonably anticipated or controlled, (also referred to as force majeure) affects the fairness and / or integrity of this Sweepstakes, we reserve the right to cancel, change or suspend this Sweepstakes. This right is reserved whether the event is due to human or technical error. If a solution cannot be found to restore the integrity of the Sweepstakes, we reserve the right to select winners from among all eligible Entries received before we had to cancel, change or suspend the Sweepstakes.
If you attempt or we have strong reason to believe that you have compromised the integrity or the legitimate operation of this Sweepstakes by cheating, hacking, creating a bot or other automated program, or by committing fraud in ANY way, we may seek damages from you to the fullest extent permitted by law. Further, we may disqualify you, and ban you from participating in any of our future Sweepstakes, so please play fairly.
HOW CAN YOU FIND OUT WHO WON?
To receive confirmation of who won, send an email with the subject “Who Won an Xbox S in the Jesse Fangs Trivia Bot Sweepstakes” to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 28th, 2018.
WHO IS SPONSORING THIS SWEEPSTAKES?
Skype is the sponsor of this Promotion. Skype Communications S.a.r.l. 23-29 Rives de Clausen, L-2165 Luxembourg.