iPad Mini GIVEAWAY
November 28, 2012 – December
Official Contest Rules
Do I need to purchase anything to participate in this Contest?
No purchase is necessary to enter or win this Contest. Purchase will not improve an entrant's chances
Who is conducting this Contest? Charleston Television, LLC ("Sponsor")
is conducting this Contest on TV station WCIV (hereinafter referred to as
Who can participate in this Contest?
Individuals who are:
- 18 years of age or older at time entry into the
- legal residents of and physically located in areas
that legally receive the WCIV signal via cable, broadcast or satellite ("MVPD") distribution pursuant to a
retransmission consent agreement by and between Sponsor and the MVPD.
Who cannot participate in this Contest?
Individuals or their Family/Household
- live or receive Station's signal (e.g.
satellite retransmission) outside the viewing area;
- are employed by Sponsor, promotional companies
and advertising agencies involved with this Contest (or their affiliates or
- are employed by other radio, television, print
media operations in the Station's market (or their affiliates or subsidiaries).
- "Family Members" include: spouses,
parents, children and siblings. "Household Members" include persons
living at the same street address, either full or part time, whether or not
they are legally related.
When will this Contest begin and end?
This Contest will begin on November 28, 2012 and all entries must be
received no later than noon on December 18, 2012.
How can I participate in this Contest?
Enter by going to the Station's
Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/abcnews4. Enter your email address on the entry page. All entries must be received by Station no later than noon
on December 18, 2012. One (1) winner will be randomly selected from
entries received during the designated entry period.
What do the winners ("Winners") receive?
One (1) winner will receive a 16GB Apple iPad Mini
with Wi-Fi capability. The Prize is valued at approximately Three
Hundred and Twenty Nine Dollars ($329). Carrier
fees and service contract are not included.
What are the odds of winning this Contest?
The odds of winning depend on
the number of eligible entries received during the designated entry period.
How and when will winners be notified?
The winner will
also be notified by email address or other available contact information listed
Will winners be responsible
for paying taxes on the prize?
Other than expressly stated in prize descriptions in
these Rules, the reporting and payment of all federal, state, local, and/or other taxes,
without limitation, including income taxes, incurred by acceptance and/or use
of the prize(s) are sole responsibility of the winners. Winners will each receive a 1099 form from the
Sponsor for the total approximate retail value, as stated herein, of the prize
he/she won in the calendar year it was won.
What are the responsibilities of a
The Prize Winners (and their respective travel
guest(s)) will each be required to provide:
- Signed Acknowledgement,
Waiver, Indemnification and Releases.
government issued photo Identification (eg: passport, driver's license, etc)
documentation Sponsor may require
- The winners will each have ten (10) business day after he/she is announced as a
potential winner to claim his/her Prize. Only the individual who is declared the winner may claim the Prize.
Under what conditions will a
potential Prize winner be disqualified and an
alternate winner selected?
- if he/she
cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been made during ten (10)
business days from the day of notification;
- if he/she
is found to be ineligible;
- if his/her
prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable; or
- if he/she
does not comply with these Rules
What else do I need to know about this Contest?
This Contest is subject to the following additional rules:
Limits. A person may win this
Contest only once and only one (1) winner per household is permitted. Persons are
eligible to win a prize from Sponsor
valued in excess of Six Hundred Dollars ($600) only once per every twelve (12)
Substitutions. Prizes may not be
redeemed, exchanged or otherwise substituted. No partial acceptance, transfer
of prizes or cash redemptions permitted by Winners.
Decisions. Decisions of Sponsor with respect to this
Contest shall be final in all regards. Sponsor reserves the right, in its
sole discretion, to change, alter and/or modify these rules at any time,
including the substitution of a prize of equal or greater value. Such change, alteration and/or modification
shall become effective upon the broadcast of the same by Sponsor.
4. Privacy. Any personal information supplied by entrants will
be subject to Sponsor's Privacy Policies and terms of service posted at its
website. Sponsor has the right to modify, use in perpetuity on any media,
assign to any third parties and or dispose of entries. Once submitted, entries become the sole
property of the Sponsor and will not be returned.
Use of Winner's Identity. By participating
in this Contest, Winners grant Sponsor
and its designees permission to use winners' names, pictures, likenesses,
biographical information, statements, addresses (city and state) and/or voices in
any manner for any marketing, advertising or promotions, whether telecast,
published, or used in other medium (including but not limited to posting on the
web), and to maintain such names, pictures, likenesses and/or voices in a
database for future use, all without additional remuneration, all to the
fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor
will not provide any personally identifying information of minors, regardless
of its source, to any third party without the express written consent of minor's parent/legal
6. Technical Problems. Neither Sponsor nor its agents and representatives shall be responsible
- any technical
difficulties including, but not limited to lost, late, misdirected, incomplete,
garbled phone calls,
limited calling, dropped lines,
busy phone lines, computer error or any technical malfunctions of the telephone
network, illegible or mutilated correspondence, inability
to access Contest via the Internet due
to hardware, software compatibility, server and/or
any other condition beyond the reasonable control of Sponsor;
- cancellation, pre-emption, non-broadcast or
out-of-normal-timeslot telecast, in whole or in part, of any program containing
a Contest element and Sponsor may choose, at its sole discretion, to cancel,
modify or suspend Contest, or any portion thereof, due to such occurrences; or
- inability of the online portion of the Contest to run as
originally planned, including tampering or infection by computer virus. Sponsor
at its sole discretion, reserves the right to cancel, modify, or suspend the
Internet portion of the Contest and conduct any or all drawings from all
salvageable eligible entries received.
7. Contest Cancellation/Suspension. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel or suspend this
Contest in the event Sponsor cannot
preserve the security or proper administration of this Contest, or for
any other reason in Sponsor's sole
and absolute discretion. In case of a dispute over the identity of the entrant who
submitted a selected Internet entry (if applicable), Sponsor reserves the
right, at its sole discretion, to deem the owner of the email account (as
indicated on Internet service provider records) to be the entrant.
8. Trademarks. Any trademarks, tradenames,
and/or tradestyles used in this Contest are the sole property of the respective
owners of such trademarks, tradenames, and/or tradestyles and are used herein
solely for identification purposes.
Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and to these
Rules. This Contest is void where
prohibited by law.
10. Acknowledgements. By participating, entrants agree:
- to be bound by these Rules and
the decisions of the Sponsor (or their designated representative), which
are final and binding in all respects and to waive any right to claim
ambiguity with the Rules;
- to waive any right to claim
ambiguity with these Rules;
- to indemnify and hold harmless
the Sponsor from any and all liability resulting or arising from the
- to release all right to bring a
claim, action, or proceeding against the Sponsor;
- to acknowledge that Sponsor has
neither made nor is in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty,
representation or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law,
relating to any prize and does not warrant, guarantee or in any way assure, vouch for
or underwrite the work or any product associated with a prize including,
but not limited to, merchantability, material, manufacture, workmanship,
design, fitness for any particular purpose, value, condition, operation or
- that Sponsor shall have no
responsibility or liability in connection with disputes over procedures or
with respect to use of any prizes (including property loss, damage,
personal injury, or death);
- that any person attempting to defraud or in
any way tamper with this Contest will be ineligible
for prizes and may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law;
Sponsor is not responsible for multiple entries, entries that are entered
by other than human means or by other mechanical means or for entries that
are late (including delayed data transmissions), tampered with, illegible,
mutilated, forged, mechanically duplicated, mass machine printed, postage
due, misdirected, incomplete, destroyed, lost, photocopied entries or
entries otherwise not in compliance with these Rules and such entries will
- that if, for
any reason, the online portion of the Contest is not capable of running as
originally planned, such as tampering or infection by computer virus,
Sponsor at its sole discretion, reserves the right to cancel, modify, or
suspend the Internet portion of the Contest and conduct any or all
drawings from all salvageable eligible entries received;
- that the Sponsor is
not responsible or liable for any injury or damage to an entrant's or
third person's computer and/or its contents, related to or resulting from
any part of this Contest;
- that in no event shall Sponsor be
liable for any special, incidental or consequential damages associated
with the Contest;
- that the Contest is in no way sponsored,
endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook;
- to release Facebook of any and all claims
related to this Contest; and
- that they are providing information to Sponsor
and not to Facebook.
11. Acknowledgement/Waiver/Indemnification/Release. Winners (and their
travel guest(s) shall each be required to execute an Acknowledgement, Waiver, Indemnification
and Release prior to his or her receipt of such Prize.
12. Rules/Winners List. Official Rules will
be posted on the Sponsor's website during the Contest period. To receive a copy of the Official
Rules or the Name of the winners, send a self-addressed envelope to the iPad
Mini Giveaway, c/o WCIV, 888
Allbritton Blvd., Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464.