OFFICIAL SWEEPSTAKES RULES
Sponsored by Kult Studio, Inc. d/b/a Geek Giveaway / G2 ("Sponsor(s)").
NO PURCHASE OR OBLIGATION NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
The Geek Giveaway Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) will begin on the first day of each month (ex: November 1, 2014) at 12:00:01 AM Pacific Time ("PT") and ends on the last day of the respective month (ex: November 30, 2014) at 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time ("PT") (“Sweepstakes Period”). The Administrator’s computer is the Sweepstakes official clock. This Sweepstakes will be conducted exclusively online.
HOW TO ENTER
Registered members of GeekGiveaway.com who are legal residents of the U.S. residing within the 50 United States, and are 18 years of age or older will be able to take part in this Sweepstakes. To participate in the Sweepstakes, participants must do the following:
Participants must log on to the GeekGiveaway.com webpage. MEMBERSHIP IS FREE AND NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY. Limit one membership per person per household. If you are not a member of G2 you may sign up as a member by visiting GeekGiveaway.com (the "G2 Website"). Participants must register for the Sweepstakes initially through the G2 Website. Participants are to follow the on-screen instructions.
Once you are a G2 member, upon entering the Sweepstakes website you may enter the Sweepstakes by navigating to the "Prizes" tab, clicking any and all prizes and clicking the “Get Ticket” button on a prize page.
Tickets for each prize are available once per day per member. Once you click where indicated, you will automatically receive one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes drawing for that respective prize. One (1) Ticket is equal to one (1) entry into the Sweepstakes drawing for respective prize.
During the Sweepstakes Period, visit the G2 Website and collect multiple tickets for a chance to earn additional entries into the Sweepstakes.
In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of a participant’s online entry, the entry will be deemed to have been made by the authorized holder of the e-mail account at the time the entry was made.
Standard internet access and usage charges imposed by your online service provider will apply.
Geek Giveaway Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") are only open to entrants who, at the time of entry, are: (a) natural persons who are legal residents of one of the 50 United States, (b) 18 years of age or older, and (c) registered members of GeekGiveaway.com.
Entrants must not be an employee or director, or IRS dependent, immediate family member or individual residing in the same household of, an employee or director, of Kult Studio, Inc., its parent, and any subsidiaries, related and affiliated companies of each, or their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, advertising, promotion, or production agencies, web masters, web suppliers and any prize provider. Immediate families (defined as spouse, child, sibling, parent, or grandparent), and members of the households (whether related or not) of any of the above are NOT eligible to participate or win in this Sweepstakes.
Participants agree to abide with any applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited by law and subject to all applicable federal, state, provincial, municipal, territorial, and local laws and regulations.
Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these official rules ("Official Rules") and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
Additional Sweepstakes Entries using “Boost”
After entering the Sweepstakes as described above, you may earn additional entries using the “Boost” function awards and “Streak” status awards. According to a schedule set by the Sponsor, additional tickets (Boost tickets) will be awarded as you reach specified milestones determined by your cumulative ticket count as determined by the Sponsor. You can enable the use of a Boost ticket bonus for a specific prize by selecting the Boost indicator on the prize page (2x, 3x, 4x, 5x.) Example: Selecting 5x Boost for any given prize will increase the number of entries to five (5) tickets for the respective prize for that given day. Boost bonus tickets can be used immediately or you can save and accumulate Boost. Unused Boost will carry over to the subsequent month should you choose not to use it in the current month’s drawings.
Additional Sweepstakes Entries using “Streak”
You may also earn additional tickets by earning a “Streak” status award. A Streak bonus multiplies tickets available for members who have clicked the “Get ticket” button on the same prize page for three (3) or more consecutive days, also referred to as “Streaking.” While on a “Streak,” you will automatically be eligible to get a designated multiple of tickets available for any given prize according to the following schedule: (3 days = 2x Tickets, 7 days = 3x Tickets, 14 days = 4x Tickets, 28 days = 5x Tickets.) Schedule may change at any time at the discretion of the Sponsor. If you fail to get a ticket for a prize on a given day during a Streak, the Streak bonus resets to zero (0). Steak bonuses will also reset to zero (0) at the beginning of each month.
Mega Prize Entry
For every fifty (50) regular monthly prize tickets collected, you will earn one (1) “Mega Ticket.” Mega Tickets are tickets for premium prizes (ex: PS4, Xbox, TV) which are also drawn at the end of each month. The user has the ability to submit their earned Mega Ticket into any of several drawings for the Mega Prize of choice by visiting geekgiveaway.com/prizes and selecting the prize indicated on the ticket and clicking “Submit.” You may change the selection of your Mega Prize on any Mega Ticket up until the end date of the Mega Prize Drawing. Any unsubmitted/unselected Mega Tickets at the time of drawing will be void. Mega Tickets do not carry over to subsequent Monthly giveaways
Grand Prize Entry
For every fifty (200) regular monthly prize tickets collected, you will earn one (1) “Grand Prize Ticket.” Grand Prize Tickets will be automatically entered into the current Grand Prize Drawing to be drawn on or around December 31, 2015.
PRIZES & NOTIFICATION
If a winner is unable to accept the prize, the prize will be forfeited in its entirety.
Prize(s) for period March 1, 2017 to March 31, 2017 and approximate values (ARV):
No cash or other substitution of prize will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsors’ sole discretion. No transfer of prize to a third party is permitted. The Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value. The Sponsor will not replace any lost or stolen prizes and are not responsible for any lost, mutilated or stolen tickets, travel vouchers or certificates.
Notification of Winners
Potential winners must continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules, and winning is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements. Potential winners will be notified by e-mail within (5) business days of the prize drawing.
All Sweepstakes winners must sign and date official Sponsors’ release and waiver forms if requested. The winners may be required to sign an online affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release within 72 hours from time winner-notification is sent. Failure to do so will result in the winner’s forfeiture of the prize.
Allow up to six (6) to eight (8) weeks for delivery of prize. If a potential winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim a prize and/or where applicable an affidavit of eligibility and publicity/liability release is not timely received, is incomplete or modified, such potential winner forfeits the prize. In the event that the potential winner is disqualified for any reason, the Sponsors’ will award the prize to an alternate winner selected from remaining valid, eligible entries timely submitted. Prizes will be awarded only upon winner verification and final approval by Sponsor.
Only three (3) alternate winners will be selected after which the prize will remain un-awarded. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of a prize winner, the entry will be deemed submitted by the Authorized Account Holder of the e-mail account specified in the entry. "Authorized Account Holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an 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. No automatically generated entries will be accepted.
If for any reason a Sweepstakes winner decides not to accept an awarded prize, the winner may be required to sign a release form acknowledging forfeiture of the prize. It will be at the discretion of the Sweepstakes sponsor and/or Sweepstakes administrator if another entrant is to be selected as the winner if time permits.
Winners will receive instructions via an email notification to claim their prize.
Winners are responsible for all applicable taxes associated with the receipt of the prize (prizes are not transferable and may not be exchanged).
Any person winning at least $600.00 or more in prizes will receive an IRS form 1099 at the end of the calendar year for tax purposes and a copy of such form will be filed with the IRS as required by law. The Internal Revenue Service requires Form 1099-MISC to be issued and filed for each recipient who received a prize/award if the annual aggregate is at least $600 or more.
Dates and times of concerts, events, and trips promoted by Sweepstakes sponsors are subject to change and those changes are deemed to be beyond the control of the Sponsors.
No purchase necessary. Sweepstakes is void where prohibited. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations.
The Sponsors are not responsible for (i) late, lost, delayed, damaged, postage-due, incomplete, illegible, misdirected or undeliverable entries, responses, or other correspondence, whether by e-mail or postal mail or otherwise; (ii) theft, destruction, unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials; or (iii) phone, electrical, network, computer, hardware, software program or transmission malfunctions, failures or difficulties.
By participating in the Sweepstakes, entrant acknowledges that entrant has read these Official Rules and any other terms and conditions, rules, guidelines or policies applicable to the Sweepstakes, and agrees to abide by them. By participating in the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees to release, indemnify, defend and hold Sponsors and their parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees, sponsors, Non-Sponsors and agents, including advertising and Sweepstakes agencies, and assigns, and any other organizations related to the Sweepstakes (the “Released Parties”), harmless from any and all claims, injuries, damages, expenses or losses to person or property and/or liabilities of any nature that in any way arise from participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of the prize or parts thereof, including, without limitation, (i) any condition caused by events beyond Sponsors’ control that may cause the Sweepstakes to be disrupted; (ii) any injuries, losses, or damages (compensatory, direct, incidental, consequential or otherwise) of any kind arising in connection with or as a result of the prize, or acceptance, possession, or use of the prize, or from participation in the Sweepstakes; and (iii) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Sweepstakes. IN NO EVENT WILL THE RELEASED PARTIES BE LIABLE TO ENTRANT FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING LOSS OF USE, DATA, BUSINESS OR PROFITS) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY ARISES FROM ANY CLAIM BASED UPON CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE RELEASED PARTIES HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE.
Except where prohibited, by participating in the Sweepstakes and/or winning any prize, entrant/winner consents to the use of his/her name, photo and/or likeness, biographical information, entry and statements attributed to entrant/winner (if true) for advertising and promotional purposes, including without limitation, inclusion in Sponsor’s newsletters, and the Sponsors’ websites, without additional compensation. The Sponsors reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes in whole or in part, in the event of fraud, technical or other difficulties or if the integrity of the Sweepstakes are compromised, without liability to the entrant. The Sponsors reserve the right to disqualify any entrant or winner, as determined by the Sponsors, in their sole discretion. The Sweepstakes are subject to these Official Rules and all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. As stated above, the Sweepstakes is void where prohibited or restricted by law. By participating in the Sweepstakes, you acknowledge that you have read these Official Rules and agree to abide by them and by the decisions of the Sponsors, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to the Sweepstakes. These Official Rules are governed by the law of the State of California, excluding rules governing choice of laws. Any action, suit or case arising out of, or in connection with, this Sweepstakes or these Official Rules must be brought in either the federal courts located in Los Angeles County, California.
All Sweepstakes entries meeting the requirements of these Official Rules will be entered into the prize drawings, to be held on or around Drawing Date at the Geek Giveaway offices located at 706 South Hill St. Suite 1040, Los Angeles, CA 90014. The drawings will be conducted either by independent persons or a computer program that randomly chooses Winners from all eligible entries received and the random selection is final and binding. Sponsors retain the right to disqualify any entrant if all Sweepstakes rules are not followed.
THE ODDS OF WINNING A PRIZE DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED.
For a list of the prize winners, which will be available seven (7) days after the announcement of the winner, send your request specifying Sweepstakes name and a stamped, self-addressed envelope to Prize Winners, Kult Studio,706 South Hill St. Suite 1040, Los Angeles, CA 90014 within sixty (60) days of the last day of the Sweepstakes Period. For a copy of these Official Rules, send a legal-size, self-addressed, stamped envelope to Sweepstakes Rules, c/o Kult Studio, 706 South Hill St. Suite 1040, Los Angeles, CA 90014.prior to the end of the Sweepstakes Period.
Kult Studio, 706 South Hill St. Suite 1040, Los Angeles, CA 90014
The Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Non-Sponsors, and Non-Sponsors do not endorse the products or services of Sponsor or Sweepstakes prizes. Non-Sponsors include all entities routinely associated with prizes that are awarded. The Sweesptakes is not affiliated with the owner companies of prizes (“Prize Companies”) that are awarded. The Sweepstakes process and Sponsors operate independently from any Prize Companies and Non-Sponsors.