America’s Largest 4G Network Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”)

OFFICIAL RULES

 

 

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

THE FOLLOWING SWEEPSTAKES IS open ONLY to individuals 18 YEARS OF age OR OLDER who are legal residents of THE 50 UNITED STATES OR the DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (“D.C.”) AND “LIKE” THE T-MOBILE PAGE ON FACEBOOK.  VOID OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES/D.C. AND WHEREVER PROHIBITED. this SWEEPSTAKES WILL BE CONSTRUED AND EVALUATED ACCORDING TO U.S. LAW.  SWEEPSTAKES BEGINS AT 12:00:01 AM PACIFIC TIME (“Pt”) ON November 18, 2010, AND ENDS AT 11:59:59 PM PT ON december 10, 2010, (THE "PROMOTION PERIOD").  DO NOT ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES UNLESS YOU ARE ELIGIBLE AND LOCATED IN THE 50 UNITED STATES or D.C. AT TIME OF ENTRY.

 

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.  By participating, you understand that you are providing your information to the Sponsor (as defined below) and not Facebook.  The information you provide will only be used to determine potential and actual prize winners for this Sweepstakes.

 

HOW TO ENTER:  During the Promotion Period, participants may access the Sweepstakes tab on the T-Mobile page on Facebook and complete the Official Entry Form, as indicated, with your first and last name, complete address, including ZIP code, phone number, email address and date of birth.  Once the form is complete, click the “Submit” button to receive an entry into the Sweepstakes.  All entries must be received by 11:59:59 PM PT on December 10, 2010.  Limit one (1) entry per person, per/email address per/Facebook account per day.  You may only use one (1) email address to enter.  If more than one entry per day is received from the same person or from the same email address or Facebook account, all entries from said person, email address or Facebook account will be void.  Entries become the property of T-Mobile USA, Inc. (“Sponsor”) and will not be acknowledged or returned.  Proof of submission is not proof of receipt by Sponsor. Entries made through any robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry duplication method and entries by any means which subvert the entry process are ineligible and will be void.  Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual and all entries using such method.  In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the individual who submitted an entry, such entry will be deemed made by the person named on the entry form, regardless of whether he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with such entry, and he/she must comply with the Official Rules.  Any entries not in compliance with these Official Rules will be void.

 

ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 18 years of age or older who “Like” the T-Mobile Page on Facebook, and then register by filling out the form on the sweepstakes tab at the time of entry.  Employees, officers, directors, and agents of Sponsor, Wunderman, LLC and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, parent companies, retail locations, suppliers, distributors, advertising, promotion or any other agencies or entities involved in this promotion (“Promotion Parties” or “Released Parties”), and members of their immediate families (biological or step), including parents, grandparents, children, siblings or spouses, and the respective spouses of any of the foregoing (regardless of where they live), or households of any of the above, whether related or not, are NOT eligible to participate or win. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.     

 

DRAWING/ODDS: Potential winners will be determined in a random drawing conducted on or about December 11, 2010, by Wunderman, the Sweepstakes administrator, from all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Odds of winning a prize depend on total number of eligible entries received.  Sweepstakes administrator and Sponsor’s decisions are final in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes.

 

PRIZES/APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES:

One (1) Grand Prize: A Dell Inspiron Mini 10 4G Netbook with three (3) months of 5 GB Overage-Free Data plan service and a T-Mobile® myTouch® 4G with three (3) months of Unlimited Talk, Text and Web wireless service.  The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is: $1,289.92. 

One (1) First Prize: A T-Mobile myTouch 4G with three (3) months of Unlimited Talk, Text and Web wireless service.  ARV: $739.96.

Two (2) Second Prizes: A T-Mobile G2with Google with three (3) months of Unlimited Talk, Text and Web wireless service. ARV: $739.96 each.

Four (4) Third Prizes: A T-Mobile Rocket 4G Laptop Stick with three (3) months of 5 GB Overage-Free Data plan service. ARV: $319.96 each.

 

Total ARV of all prizes: $4,789.64.  Subscriptions are subject to certain terms and conditions specified by providers.  Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sponsor.  No transfer, cash redemption or substitution of prizes is permitted, except by Sponsor, which reserves the right to substitute a prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value.  Winners are responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided.  All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.  Limit one (1) prize per person and per household.

 

PRIZE NOTIFICATION/WINNER VERIFICATION: The potential winners will be notified by overnight mail.  Potential Grand, First, and Second Prize winners will, and potential Third Prize winners may, be required to execute and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability and Publicity Release (except where prohibited by law) within five (5) days of date printed on prize notification, or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected from all eligible non-winning entries received.  If any potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, the prize will be awarded to his/her parent or legal guardian, who will be required to sign and return all required documents and fulfill all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein.  Sponsor is not responsible for any changes of email address, mailing address and/or telephone number of entrants.  Grand Prize winners, First Prize winners and Second Prize winners will be issued an IRS Form 1099 for the retail value of prizes.

 

By participating, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and Sweepstakes administrator, which are final and binding in all respects.

 

By accepting a prize, each winner consents to the use of his/her name, photograph, image, voice, city and state of residence, quote and/or likeness for advertising/publicity purposes in commerce and in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, worldwide without time limitation, and without additional compensation, notification or permission except where prohibited by law.

 

If any prize notification letter or prize is returned as undeliverable or Sponsor is unable to contact a potential winner within a reasonable time period, if potential winner is disqualified for any reason or is not in compliance with these Official Rules, or if the requested documents are not received within the prescribed period, the corresponding prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected for the prize at issue.

 

MISCELLANEOUS: By entering and/or accepting a prize, each entrant agrees (and agrees to confirm in writing: (a) to release the Released Parties and Facebook, Inc. from any and all liability, loss or damage of any kind incurred with respect to participation in this Sweepstakes, the awarding, receipt, possession, and/or the use or misuse of any prize; and (b) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential, or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; (c) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and (d) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, and in no event will any entrant be entitled to attorneys’ fees and court costs. Released Parties and Facebook, Inc. are not responsible for and are hereby released from liability with respect to: (i) electronic transmissions and entries that are lost, late, stolen, incomplete, delayed, damaged, garbled, destroyed, misdirected, or not received by the Sponsor or its agents for any reason, (ii) any problems or technical malfunctions, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, delays in operation or transmission, communication failures or human error that may occur in the transmission, receipt or processing of entries, or for destruction of or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, (iii) failed or unavailable hardware, network, software or telephone, cable, Internet Service Provider (ISP) or satellite transmissions, damage to entrants’ or any person’s computer and/or its contents, or other causes that jeopardize the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes or (iv) any entries submitted in a manner that is not expressly allowed under these Official Rules. All incomplete or non-conforming entries will be disqualified.  The Released Parties are further not responsible for and are hereby released from liability with respect to incorrect or inaccurate entry information whether caused by Internet users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any technical, mechanical, electronic, computer, typographical, printing, electronic, human or other error which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes; the transmission, receipt or processing of the entries; the announcement of the winners, or in any other Sweepstakes-related materials.  If for any reason this Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for any reason; if this Sweepstakes or any Web site associated therewith (or any portion thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper playing of the Sweepstakes and processing of entries per these Official Rules; if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action, and to cancel or terminate this Sweepstakes.  In the event this Sweepstakes is cancelled or terminated, Sponsor will conduct a random drawing to award the prizes from among all eligible, non-suspect, entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation or termination.

                         

CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH PERSON AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM HIM/HER (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.   

 

PRIVACY POLICY: Please see Sponsor’s privacy policy located at http://www.t-mobile.com/company/website/privacypolicy.aspx for details of sponsor’s policy regarding the use of personal information collected in connection with this Sweepstakes.  You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook.  Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes shall be directed to Sponsor and not to Facebook. 

 

CHOICE OF LAW: By entering, entrants agree that all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Official Rules, participant’s rights and obligations or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Washington, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflicts of law rules.  By entering, entrants consent to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal, state and local courts located in King County, Washington.

 

WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners (available after December 15, 2010), mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope by January 10, 2011, to: America’s Largest 4G Network Sweepstakes Winners List Request, PO Box 324, Lombard, IL 60148-0324.  Requests must be received by January 15, 2011.  Winners list will be sent when winners have been verified and all prizes have been awarded. 

 

Sponsor: T-Mobile USA, inc., 12920 SE 8th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006.