RULES OF GAME
Last Updated on May 22, 2019
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. MAKING A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING A PRIZE. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.
THIS CONTEST IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED, ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH APPLE, INC. OR GOOGLE LLC.
ALL APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE AND LOCAL LAWS APPLY. WINNER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL TAXES PAYABLE ON THE VALUE OF THE PRIZE.
Participation in the Reward the Fan App Game(s) is open to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are at least thirteen (13) years old at the time of entry (minors must have parental/guardian permission). Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees, officers and directors of Sponsor, and of their subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, and advertising or promotional agencies or individuals involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of the Game(s), and the immediate family members and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or win. "Immediate family members" shall mean parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, stepsiblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year, whether related or not. To participate in the Game(s) and/or to receive a prize, you must fully comply with these Official Rules and you represent and warrant that you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, whose decisions shall be binding and final in all respects relating to the Game(s). In the event a potential prize winner is found to be ineligible to enter the Game(s) or receive a prize, such potential prize winner may be disqualified from the Game(s), at Sponsor's sole discretion.
Eligibility Verification - "Sponsor reserves the right to verify Entrant's eligibility before, during, or after the Game(s).
Sponsor: Reward the Fan, LLC, 336 West 37th Street, 9th Floor Suite 940, New York, NY 10018.
3. Let the Game(s) Begin! When to Play.
The Reward the Fan App Game(s) program is offered until terminated by Sponsor. Each Game goes live at the corresponding announced Eastern Time zone time, and entry is open until the time period for the first question in that Game has expired ("Game Entry Period"). Each Game will end at the conclusion of the time period allotted for the final question ("Game Period"). Sponsor is the official time keeper of the Game(s). Sponsor may terminate this program at any time and/or any Game(s) at any time.
There are two methods by which Sponsor will announce when a Game Entry Period is scheduled to commence:
(i) Posting the scheduled Game start time within the Reward the Fan App (the "App"); and/or
(ii) Sending push notifications of the scheduled Game start time to registered users through the App.
4. How to Enter and Play.
To become an Entrant for and to play the Game(s), users of the App must successfully complete the following steps:
1. Download or open the App through the Apple App Store or Google Play Store on user's authorized mobile device. There is no cost to download the App or play the Game(s).
2. Become a registered user by creating a Reward the Fan Account by providing the information requested, including a verified phone number, and following and completing all of the prompts.
3. Open the App when you have been notified that a Game is about to begin.
4. The instructions for each Game will be stated at the outset of the applicable Game. Once a Game is live, the Sponsor designated host (the "Host") will present a series of multiple choice trivia questions. Entrants must timely begin playing the applicable Game.
5. Follow the Host's instructions by timely answering the multiple choice trivia questions.
6. Entrants will have approximately ten (10) seconds to answer each question. Entrants who answer the question timely and correctly will move on to the next round. Entrants who do not answer timely and/or who select an incorrect answer will be eliminated from the applicable Game.
7. If an Entrant timely and correctly answers every question in the Game, Entrant will be notified in the App that he/she is a potential winner, subject to verification.
Limits: Limit one entry per person per account per email address and per Game Entry Period.
5. Game Cancellations.
Sponsor reserves the right to postpone, suspend, or cancel any Game(s) for any reason or no reason at all, at Sponsor's sole discretion, without any limitations or restrictions, including if or when viruses, bugs or other causes beyond its control corrupt the administration, security or proper operation of any Game(s). In the event of postponement, suspension, or cancellation, Sponsor will endeavor to promptly post a notice on the App regarding such postponement, suspension, or cancellation.
Reward Dollars Prize(s). Each verified Game(s) winner will receive a Reward Dollars prize (each a "Reward Dollars Prize Winner"). Reward Dollars prizes are credits that may be redeemed by the verified Game winner(s) for value to be applied toward qualifying ticket purchases and/or gift cards offered through Sponsor's App. The Game(s) Host will announce the value of the applicable Reward Dollars prize at the outset of each Game(s). In the event there are multiple Reward Dollars Prize Winners for any single Game, the applicable Reward Dollars prize will be divided evenly amongst the applicable, eligible, Reward Dollars Prize Winners for such Game. Other restrictions may apply.
Grand Prize Tickets Sweepstakes. At the conclusion of each Game Period, each verified Reward Dollars Prize Winner(s), if any, will also receive one (1) entry into the corresponding Grand Prize Tickets Sweepstakes for the applicable Game, and Sponsor will randomly select one (1) verified Grand Prize Ticket Sweepstakes potential winner from all such verified Reward Dollars Prize Winners. Grand Prize Tickets are tickets to various events selected in Sponsor's sole discretion. The Host will announce the potential Grand Prize Tickets Sweepstakes winner, if any, at the conclusion of the applicable Game Period. The potential Grand Prize Tickets Sweepstakes winner will receive a "pop up" notification in the App informing him/her that he/she is a potential Grand Prize Tickets Sweepstakes winner, and a notification will appear in the "My Ticket's" tab of the potential Grand Prize Tickets Sweepstakes winner's App. Each potential Grand Prize Tickets Sweepstakes winner must follow and complete the instructions detailed in the "My Tickets" tab of his/her App, and notify Sponsor of his/her choice of Grand Prize Tickets offered by Sponsor within 24 hours of the Host's live announcement of the potential Grand Prize Tickets Sweepstakes winner. Potential Grand Prize Tickets Sweepstakes winner(s) who fail to make his/her selection within the given timeframe may forfeit the Grand Prize Tickets, and an alternate potential Grand Prize Tickets Sweepstakes winner(s) may be selected from the remaining entries, at Sponsor's sole discretion.
No cash equivalent for any prize(s), prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right but not the obligation to substitute the listed prize(s) for one of equal or greater value for any reason. All federal, state, and local tax liabilities, as well as any other costs and expenses not specified herein as being awarded are the sole responsibility of the winner(s). Winner(s) may be required to complete and return an IRS W-9 form (i.e., Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification). Prize will be awarded only if the potential prize winner(s) fully complies with these Official Rules.
7. Accruing Rewards Dollars by Participating.
Entrants may also earn Rewards Dollars by participating in the Game(s), even if they do not win the Game(s) ("Participation Rewards Dollars"). For each trivia question that an Entrant answers timely and correctly within the applicable Game(s), Sponsor will award that Entrant five (5) cents in Participation Reward Dollars. Participation Reward Dollars will be credited to Entrant's Reward Dollar Balance at the conclusion of Entrant's participation in the applicable Game(s).
8. In-Game Contests.
Registered users of the Site(s) may also have a chance to play in-game contests during Game(s) ("In-Game Contests"). Any such In-Game Contests will be announced by the Host during Game(s) directly prior to the occurrence of such In-Game Contests, along with the prize available and the value thereof (if applicable) for such In-Game Contests. Available prizes for such In-Game Contests may include, but are not limited to, extra lives, extra stars, Reward Dollars, gift cards, or tickets. All prizes for such In-Game Contests will be awarded in connection with these Rules. The winner of any In-Game Contests will receive a "pop up" notification in the App informing him/her that he/she is an In-Game Contest winner, and a notification will appear in the "My Ticket's" tab of the In-Game Contest winner's App. Each In-Game Contest winner must follow and complete the instructions detailed in the "My Tickets" tab of his/her App and notify Sponsor of the acceptance of the prize within 24 hours of the Host's live announcement of the In-Game Contest winner. Any In-Game Contest winner who fails to accept the prize within the given timeframe may forfeit the prize, at Sponsor's sole discretion. Other restrictions may apply.
9. Verification of Potential Winners.
ALL POTENTIAL PRIZE WINNER(S) ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATION BY SPONSOR AT ANY TIME AND FOR EACH/ANY PRIZE(S). SPONSOR'S DECISIONS ARE FINAL AND BINDING IN ALL MATTERS RELATED TO THE ADMINISTRATION, OPERATION, AND SELECTION OF THE GAMES, INCLUDING WINNER DETERMINATION.
AN ENTRANT IS NOT A WINNER OF ANY PRIZE, EVEN IF THE GAME(S) SHOULD SO INDICATE, UNLESS AND UNTIL ENTRANT'S ELIGIBILITY AND THE POTENTIAL GAME PLAY HAS BEEN VERIFIED AND ENTRANT HAS BEEN NOTIFIED THAT VERIFICATION IS COMPLETE. SPONSOR WILL NOT ACCEPT SCREEN SHOTS OR OTHER EVIDENCE OF WINNING IN LIEU OF ITS VALIDATION PROCESS. ANY PLAY THAT OCCURS AFTER THE SYSTEM HAS FAILED FOR ANY REASON IS DEEMED A DEFECTIVE PLAY AND IS VOID AND WILL NOT BE HONORED.
Potential winners may be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release of Liability and Publicity Release (where permitted by law) (collectively, the "Affidavit") by the date specified by Sponsor, or an alternate potential winner may be selected. Minors must have a parent or guardian authorize Game(s) play and complete the Affidavit. In the event: (a) a potential winner cannot be reached for whatever reason after a reasonable effort has been exerted or the potential winner notification or Affidavit is returned as undeliverable, (b) a potential winner declines or cannot accept, receive or use the prize for any reason, (c) of noncompliance within any of the aforesaid time periods, (d) a potential winner is found to be ineligible to enter the Game(s) or receive the prize, (e) a potential winner cannot or does not comply with these Official Rules, or (f) a potential winner fails for any reason to fulfill the Affidavit-related obligations, the potential winner shall be disqualified from the Game(s) and an alternate potential winner may be selected, at Sponsor's sole discretion, from among the other eligible entries received. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the notification and Affidavit procedures in connection with the selection of an alternate potential winner, if any.
10. Entry Conditions and Release.
Each Entrant agrees to: (a) comply with and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor which are binding and final in all matters relating to the Game(s); (b) defend, indemnify, release and hold harmless the Sponsor, Apple, Inc., and Google LLC, and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies and any other person and organization responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Game(s), and all of their respective past and present officers, directors, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, the "Released Parties") from and against any and all claims, expenses, and liability, including but not limited to negligence and damages of any kind to persons or property, and including but not limited to invasion of privacy (under appropriation, intrusion, public disclosure of private facts, false light in the public eye or other legal theory), defamation, slander, libel, violation of right of publicity, infringement of trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights, property damage, or death or personal injury arising out of or relating to a participant's entry, creation of an entry or submission of an entry, participation in the Game(s), acceptance, possession, attendance at, defect in, delivery of, inability to use, use or misuse of a prize (including any travel or activity related thereto) and/or the broadcast, exploitation or use of entry. Winner acknowledges that all prizes are awarded as-is without warranty of any kind. Entrants are advised that California Civil Code § 1542 provides that: 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. By entering a Game(s), each Entrant, on behalf of himself/herself and his/her heirs, successors, assigns, agents and representatives, acknowledges that he/she understands the significance and consequences of California Civil Code § 1542 and, to the extent it may be applicable, hereby waives the benefits of its provisions, with the intent that the releases and waivers of liability in these Official Rules shall include claims known or unknown, and unknown and unsuspected. Sponsor reserves the right to modify these Rules in any way at any time. You are encouraged to check back periodically to review these Rules for updates and modifications.
Except where prohibited or restricted by applicable law, Entrant's participation in any Game(s) shall constitute consent for Sponsor and any of its designees to use Entrant's name, screen name, submissions, photograph, likeness, voice, address (city and state) and/or testimonials in all media, in perpetuity, in any manner for publicity purposes; and constitutes consent to disclose Entrant's personally identifiable information to third parties (including, without limitation, placing the winner's name on a winner's list). Entrant shall receive no compensation for the foregoing. Notwithstanding any rights of publicity, privacy or otherwise (whether or not statutory) anywhere in the world, entry in the Game(s) constitutes Entrant's authorization to (i) have Sponsor (and its agents, consultants and employees) photograph, record, tape, film and otherwise visually and audio-visually record Entrant, (ii) use, reproduce, disseminate, alter, edit, dub, modify, distort, add to, subtract from, process and otherwise exploit any results of such activity (including without limitation any manner in which such activity may be recorded or remembered or modified) or derivatives or extensions or imitations thereof in any manner that Sponsor sees fit, in any medium or technology known or hereinafter invented, throughout the universe in perpetuity, including without limitation for illustration, art, promotion, advertising, trade or any other purpose whatsoever; and (iii) have relinquished any right that Entrant may have to examine or approve the completed product or products or the advertising copy or printed matter that may be used in conjunction therewith or the use to which it may be applied.
12. General Conditions.
Reward the Fan is an independent Game and unless otherwise indicated is not affiliated, sponsored or endorsed by the name of any artist, sports league, or live production. Sponsor and its subsidiaries, affiliates, divisions, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors shall not have any obligation or responsibility, including any responsibility to award any prize to Entrants, with regard to: (a) entries that contain inaccurate information or do not comply with or violate these Official Rules; (b) entries, prize claims or notifications that are lost, late, incomplete, illegible, unintelligible, damaged or otherwise not received by the intended recipient, in whole or in part, due to computer, human, technical or other reason or error of any kind; (c) Entrants who have committed fraud or deception in entering or participating in the Game(s) or claiming a prize, including, without limitation, entrants that create multiple accounts, and Entrants that combine or share accounts; (d) telephone, electronic, hardware, software, network, Internet or computer malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (e) any inability of any winner to accept any prize for any reason; (f) if a prize cannot be awarded due to delays or interruptions due to Acts of God, natural disasters, terrorism, weather or any other similar event beyond Sponsor's reasonable control; or (g) any damages, injuries or losses of any kind caused by any prize or resulting from awarding, accepting, possession, use, misuse, loss or misdirection of any prize or resulting from participating in this Game(s) or any promotion or prize related activities. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any person or entity it finds to be (a) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Game(s), or with any platform, including the App and/or website promoting the Game(s); (b) acting in violation of these Official Rules; (c) entering or attempting to enter the Game(s) multiple times through the use of multiple email addresses or the use of any robotic or automated devices to submit entries, or (d) engaging in conduct Sponsor deems, in its sole discretion, to be improper, unfair, fraudulent, or otherwise adverse to the operation of the Game(s), or in any way detrimental to other participants. If Sponsor determines, in its sole discretion, that technical difficulties or unforeseen events compromise the integrity or viability of the Game(s), Sponsor reserves the right to void the entries at issue, and/or terminate the relevant portion of the Game(s), including the entire Game(s), and/or modify the Game(s) and/or award the prize from all eligible entries received as of the termination date.
In addition to conduct in violation of these Official Rules, improper conduct includes, but is not limited to:
o Falsifying personal information, including payment information, required to claim a prize;
o Violating eligible payment method terms, including the terms of Reward Dollars;
o Violating any of these Rules, using unauthorized methods such as unauthorized scripts or other automated means;
o Tampering with the administration of any Game(s) or trying to in any way tamper with the platforms, technology, website(s), App(s) and/or other programs associated with the Game;
o Obtaining other users' and/or Entrants' information and spamming other users and/or Entrants; and any other form of abuse; or
o Otherwise violating these Official Rules.
● Sponsor is in no way prevented, itself or through its designee(s), from informing the relevant authorities, and/or pursuing criminal or civil proceedings in connection with wrongful conduct.
13. Limitations of Liability.
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (a) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Entrants or Sponsor or others, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Game(s); (b) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (c) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Game(s); (d) technical or human error in the administration of the Game(s) or the processing of registrations; or (e) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from Entrant's participation in the Game(s) or receipt or use or misuse of any prize. If for any reason an Entrant's registration is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, Entrant's sole remedy is another Entry in the Game(s). No more than the stated amount of each prize will be awarded for any reason.
14. Themed Games.
From time to time, Sponsor may present a Game(s) with a theme. Without limitation, a theme may be centered on a celebrity, television show, film, or musical. Unless otherwise stated, the GAME(S) IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED, ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH ANY INDIVIDUAL OR ENTITY, OTHER THAN SPONSOR.
Any person attempting to defraud or in any way tamper with the Game(s) may be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.
16. Disputes and Arbitration
Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in the Game(s), each Entrant agrees that (1) any and all disputes and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Game(s), including but not limited to prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of JAMS; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; and (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction. Under no circumstances will any Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental or consequential damages, or any other damages, including attorneys' fees, other than Entrant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in the Game(s)), and Entrant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. Entrants further agree that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with the Game(s), or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the Entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Game(s), shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York.
17. Entrant's Personal Information.
18. Game Results.
For names of winners of prizes in excess of $25, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope marked with the applicable entry date to Winner's List - Reward the Fan Games, 336 West 37th Street, 9th Floor Suite 940, New York, NY 10018. Requests for a winner's list must be received no later than 60 days from date of the applicable Game.
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