SAMSUNG SEASON’S TWEETINGS SWEEPSTAKES RULES
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  1. SWEEPSTAKES: The Samsung Season’s Tweetings Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on November 21, 2016 and ends 11:59 p.m. ET on November 22, 2016 (the “Sweepstakes Period”).

  2. ELIGIBILITY: Entrants and Nominees (as defined below) must be legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Employees of Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (“Sponsor”), their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, members, employees, agents, assigns, and all others associated with the development, evolvement and execution of this Sweepstakes (collectively “Sweepstakes Entities”) and the immediate family members of each, are not eligible to participate or win. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winning Entrant/Nominee. Subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. 

  3. HOW TO ENTER: During the Sweepstakes Period, a post will be made referencing the Sweepstakes (the “Post”) will be made on the @SamsungMobileUS Twitter Page. You may enter by tweeting in response to the Post with the Twitter handle of a friend who you feel deserves to receive a holiday bundle from Samsung (the “Nominee”) and stating why they deserve the holiday bundle with the hashtag #sweepstakes (the “Submission”) to receive one (1) entry into the into the corresponding daily sweepstakes and subsequent daily Sweepstakes, if any (the “Entry”). Limit one (1) Entry per person.  The person submitting the Entry is considered the entrant (the “Entrant” or “Nominator”). Please make the Nominee aware that you are nominating him/her for this Sweepstakes and make sure that he/she agrees to be nominated. Select Submissions may be posted on the Samsung Facebook Page, Sponsor’s Social Media sites or other Sponsor-selected sites and by entering, you agree to such posting, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. You must have a Twitter account to enter and have your account privacy settings set to “Off”. To enter, you must be “following” the @SamsungMobileUS Twitter handle. Potential Nominees/Nominators may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder of the email address/Twitter account associated with the Entry. Any Entry deemed inappropriate or containing unsuitable images or text, in Sponsor’s sole discretion will be disqualified. Any Entry or portion thereof that is, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, obscene, profane, lewd, defamatory, libelous, offends or denigrates any group or class of people, could reflect unfavorably on any of the Sweepstakes Entities, includes references to sex, nudity, acts of violence or acts that may cause harm, contains any proper names, third party materials, or otherwise violates or infringes (or may infringe) any copyright, trademark, logo, mark that identifies a brand (other than Samsung) or other proprietary right of any person living or deceased (including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light) or entity, sexual in nature, or is otherwise objectionable, will disqualify the Entrant as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. Entry must be in keeping with Sponsor’s image and may not be offensive, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor has the sole discretion to determine whether a Submission qualifies as an Entry or whether any Entries fail to adhere to these Submission requirements. Normal Internet access, phone/usage charges imposed by your online/phone service will apply. All Entries become property of the Sponsor. By entering, you understand and agree that your Submission may (in Sponsor’s sole discretion): 1) be posted online for consumers to view on the Samsung Facebook Page, Sponsor’s Social Media sites or other Sponsor-selected sites; and 2) be distributed across social media channels. Sponsor reserves the right to remove any posted Submissions, in its sole discretion, even if the Submission has already been made available to the public.

  4. WINNER SELECTION: Fifteen (15) winning Entries [eight (8) on the first day and seven (7) on the second day] will be selected in random drawings on or about November 23, 2016 from among all eligible Entries received by the end of each day during the Sweepstakes Period. The random drawings will be conducted by Daniel J. Edelman, Inc., whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning a prize are dependent upon the number of eligible Entries received by the end of each day during the Sweepstakes Period. Prizes will be awarded to the Nominees listed on winning Entries and the corresponding Nominators, as broken out below. Prize will be awarded, provided a sufficient amount of eligible Entries are received. Potential Nominators and Nominees will be notified separately by direct message (“DM”) to their respective Twitter handles (details in Rule #6). Prizes are nontransferable and no cash substitution is allowed except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater value if an advertised prize is unavailable. Nominees, winning Entrants and all Entrants, as a condition of entry into the Sweepstakes, agree to release and forever discharge, covenant not to sue, and hold harmless Sponsor and its Administrators from and against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with submitting an Entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Sweepstakes, the receipt, ownership or use of the prize awarded, or any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of prize.

  5. PRIZE AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUE (“ARV”): Nominee Prize (15 total): A Samsung X30 Galaxy S7 Edge, a Samsung Gear VR, and a $200 check made payable to the Nominee to be used to offset taxes (the “Prize”) (ARV: $969.99). Nominator Prize (15 total): A Samsung X30 Galaxy S7, a Samsung Gear VR, and a $200 check made payable to the Nominee to be used to offset taxes (the “Prize”) (ARV: $969.99). The ARV of the Prize listed is subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of these Official Rules, and the date the Prize is awarded. If the actual purchase price of the Prize is less than the ARV stated herein, Entrant/Nominee will NOT be entitled to a check, cash or other form of payment for the price difference. Service is not included with any device. Acceptance of Prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its agencies to use Entrants’/Nominees’ names, photos and/or likenesses and Entries/Submissions (as applicable) for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, including a winner list, unless prohibited by law. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied by Sweepstakes Entities. Entrant/Nominee is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes and all other costs associated with Prize not specified herein as being awarded. No transfer, substitution or cash equivalent permitted by Entrant/Nominee.

  6. GENERAL RULES/WINNER NOTIFICATION: The Site’s computer timestamp is the official timekeeper for purposes of this Sweepstakes. Potential winning Entrant/Nominee will be initially notified separately via DM to his/her respective Twitter handle and must respond to the DM within a timeframe specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited. Entrant/Nominee will then be required to sign and return via email, an Affidavit of Eligibility, liability/publicity release (except where prohibited by law) and assignment of rights (as applicable) within three (3) days (including weekends) of notification attempt or the prize will be forfeited and alternate winning Entry may be selected. Affidavits will be sent via email. Both the Nominee and corresponding Nominator must return their affidavit, release and assignment (as applicable) back or their prizes will be forfeited. Return of Prize notification email as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate potential winning Entrant/Nominee may be selected. Prizes will arrive six-eight weeks after the conclusion of winner notification. No substitution or transfer of Prize permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. By participating in the Sweepstakes, Entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor. Sweepstakes Entities are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the Entries. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the Entry process or the operation of the Site; violates these Official Rules; or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Entries generated by script or bot are not eligible. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of an Entrant, the authorized account holder of the Site account submitted at the time of Entry will be deemed to be the Entrant. "Authorized account holder" of a Site account is defined as the person who is responsible for joining the Site and who manages the e-mail address associated with the Site Account. The Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes if it is not capable of running as planned, including, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other problems beyond the control of the Sponsor and award the Prize from among all eligible Entries received prior to cancellation, if any. Nominee, winning Entrant and all Entrants, as a condition of entry into the Sweepstakes, agree to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities, Twitter, and each of their respective affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees will have no liability or responsibility for any claim arising in connection with participation in the Sweepstakes or Prize awarded. Nominee/winning Entrant assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in the Sweepstakes, the receipt, ownership or use of Prize awarded or any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of the Prize. Void where prohibited and subject to all federal, state and local laws. As a condition of entering the Sweepstakes, Entrant agrees that: 1) under no circumstance will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for out-of-pocket expenses; 2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with the Sweepstakes or the Prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and 3) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event, attorneys’ fees. You hereby represent and warrant that you have read these Official Rules and are fully familiar with its contents.

  7. WINNING ENTRANTS/NOMINEES: For the names of the winning Entrants/Nominees, available after December 21, 2016, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by January 21, 2017, to: The Samsung Season’s Tweetings Sweepstakes - Winners, 100 Marcus Drive, Attn: LB, Melville, NY 11747.

  8. SPONSOR: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Samsung Electronics America, Inc., 85 Challenger Rd, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660.

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter. You understand that you are providing your information to Samsung Electronics America, Inc., and not to Twitter. The information you provide will only be used in the event you are selected as a winning Entrant/Nominee or if you have indicated that you would like to receive additional information from Samsung Electronics America, Inc.