WildStar Free-to-Play Launch Sweepstakes Official Rules
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE ONE’S CHANCES OF WINNING. This is a single Sweepstakes with official rules based on residency of the participant. The selection of the winners will be made among all eligible ENTRants worldwide. The prizes are allocated to the winners which have been selected on a worldwide basis.
OFFICIAL RULES FOR RESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES, CANADA AND MEXICO ONLY
1. Eligibility: Except where regulated or restricted by law, the WildStar Free-to-Play Launch Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States of America, the District of Columbia, of all provinces and territories in Canada (excluding residents of Quebec), and of the United States of Mexico who are the age of majority or older (eighteen (18) years of age in most jurisdictions) as of the date of entry. Employees, contractors, directors, and officers of the sponsor, Carbine, LLC (“Sponsor”), and its subsidiary and affiliated companies, distributors and licensees, advertising or promotion agencies, and their immediate family members (parent, child, sibling, and spouse of each), and those living in the same household of each are NOT ELIGIBLE TO ENTER OR WIN. Other eligibility requirements and conditions of participation are set forth below in these official rules for the Sweepstakes (“Official Rules”) available at www.wildstar-online.com (“WildStar Website”) and the Website (defined below). All federal, state, provincial, municipal, and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
2. Entry Period: The Sweepstakes begins at 12:01 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (“PDT”) on September 15, 2015 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PDT on September 28, 2015 (“Entry Period”).
3. How to Enter: To enter the Sweepstakes, eligible participants must access the Sweepstakes website, available at https://gleam.io/b7nDc/wildstar-freetoplay-launchsweepstakes (the “Website”), and register by either (i) inputting your name and email address when prompted or (ii) accessing your account on one of the social media sites identified below through the applicable link on the Website (so that your name and email address are automatically entered) (“Registration”). After registering with the Website, eligible participants must then complete one or more of the entry methods listed below (each an “Entry Action”) during the Entry Period in order to receive entries into the Sweepstakes. Each person completing the Registration and at least one of the Entry Actions will be entered into the Sweepstakes (“Entrant”). Completing an Entry Action constitutes entry (each an “Entry” and collectively, “Entries”) into the Sweepstakes and Entrant’s consent to and agreement with these Official Rules. The applicable Entry Actions to receive Entries into this Sweepstakes are as follows:
(a) Twitter: There are four methods to receive Entries into the Sweepstakes using Twitter. If you do not already have a Twitter account, go to Twitter.com and register for a free account. The Twitter methods of entry are as follows:
(i) Method #1: To receive an Entry, access your Twitter account and, during the Entry Period, follow the Sponsor on Twitter at @WildStar. LIMIT OF ONE ENTRY FOR THE ENTIRE ENTRY PERIOD using the “Follow the Sponsor’s Twitter Account” method of entry.
(ii) Method #2: To receive an Entry, you must tweet using the #WildStar hashtag during the Entry Period (up to one tweet with the #WildStar hashtag per day during the Entry Period). LIMIT OF ONE ENTRY PER DAY DURING THE ENTRY PERIOD for use of the #WildStar hashtag.
(iii) Method #3: The Sponsor will designate on the Sweepstakes Website a tweet to retweet. To receive an Entry, you must retweet the tweet during the Entry Period. LIMIT OF ONE ENTRY FOR THE ENTIRE ENTRY PERIOD using the “Retweet the Designated Tweet” method of entry.
(iv) Method #4: To receive an Entry, access your Twitter account and, during the Entry Period, follow Razer on Twitter at @Razer. LIMIT OF ONE ENTRY FOR THE ENTIRE ENTRY PERIOD using the “Follow Razer’s Twitter Account” method of entry.
(b) Facebook: There are two methods to receive Entries into the Sweepstakes using Facebook. If you do not already have a Facebook account, go to Facebook.com and register for a free account. The Facebook methods of entry are as follows:
(i) Method #1: To receive an Entry, access your Facebook account and visit the Sponsor’s Facebook page (https://facebook.com/WildStar) during the Entry Period. LIMIT OF ONE ENTRY FOR THE ENTIRE ENTRY PERIOD using the “Visit Sponsor’s Facebook page” method of entry.
(ii) Method #2: To receive an Entry, access your Facebook account and visit Razer’s Facebook page (https://facebook.com/Razer) during the Entry Period. LIMIT OF ONE ENTRY FOR THE ENTIRE ENTRY PERIOD using the “Visit Razer’s Facebook page” method of entry.
(i) To receive an Entry, access your Twitch.tv account and then follow the Sponsor on Twitch (www.twitch.tv/wildstar) during the Entry Period. If you do not already have a Twitch account, go to Twitch.tv.com and register for a free account.
(ii) LIMIT OF ONE ENTRY FOR THE ENTIRE ENTRY PERIOD using the “Visit Sponsor’s Twitch.tv account” method of entry.
(d) YouTube: There are two methods to receive Entries into the Sweepstakes using YouTube. If you do not already have a YouTube account, go to YouTube.com and register for a free account. The YouTube methods of entry are as follows:
(iii) Method #1: To receive an Entry, access your YouTube account during the Entry Period and watch a YouTube video designated by Sponsor. Sponsor’s designation of the YouTube video will be available on the Sweepstakes Website. LIMIT OF ONE ENTRY FOR THE ENTIRE ENTRY PERIOD using the “Watch a YouTube video” method of entry.
(iv) Method #2: To receive an Entry, access your YouTube account during the Entry Period and subscribe to a YouTube channel designated by Sponsor. Sponsor’s designation of the YouTube channel will be available on the Sweepstakes Website. LIMIT OF ONE ENTRY FOR THE ENTIRE ENTRY PERIOD using the “Subscribe to a YouTube Channel” method of entry.
(e) Designated Website:
(v) Sponsor will designate a website to visit on the Sweepstakes Website. To receive an Entry, you must visit that designated website during the Entry Period.
(vi) LIMIT OF ONE ENTRY FOR THE ENTIRE ENTRY PERIOD using the “Visit a Designated Website” method of entry.
(f) Answer a Question:
(vii) Sponsor will post a question (“Question”) on the Sweepstakes Website. The Question may be a trivia question, an image to correctly identify or a code. To receive an Entry, you must correctly answer the Question during the Entry Period.
(viii) LIMIT OF ONE ENTRY FOR THE ENTIRE ENTRY PERIOD using the “Answer a Question” method of entry.
(i) To receive an Entry, access your Instagram account and then follow the Razer on Instagram at @Razer during the Entry Period. If you do not already have a Instagram account, go to Instagram.com and register for a free account.
(ii) LIMIT OF ONE ENTRY FOR THE ENTIRE ENTRY PERIOD using the “Visit Razer’s Instagram account” method of entry. During the Entry Period, an Entrant may select any or all of the above Entry Actions to obtain an Entry into the Sweepstakes, subject to the specific Entry limits for each Entry Action listed above.
4. Entry Conditions: Entries must be submitted during the Entry Period to be eligible for the Sweepstakes. Multiple Entries are permitted as described above, subject to the specific Entry limits per Entry Action. In the event of a dispute over the identity of the Entrant, the Entry will be deemed submitted by the authorized account holder of the account used to complete the Entry Action at the time of entry into the Sweepstakes. Any Entries submitted before or after the Entry Period are void and will not be eligible for a prize.
5. Selection of the Worldwide Winners: There will be 14 winners of the Sweepstakes selected among all the eligible Entrants on a worldwide basis (each a “Winner” and collectively, the “Winners”), with one daily Winner (“Daily Winner”) for each day of the Entry Period beginning September 16, 2015 and ending September 28, 2015 (for a total of 13 daily Winners), and one grand prize Winner (“Grand Prize Winner”) for the entirety. For the Daily Winners, on the day immediately following each day of the Entry Period, the Sponsor will select one Daily Winner at random from the total number of Entries received from the start of the Entry Period through the date and time of the applicable daily drawing. All Entries received (between 12:01 p.m. PDT on September 15, 2015 and 11:59 p.m. PDT on September 28, 2015) will be eligible for the grand prize. The drawing for the Grand Prize Winner will be held on September 28, 2015. Each daily drawing and the grand prize drawing will be conducted by Sponsor or its representatives, whose decisions are binding in all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. For Winners residing in Canada, before being confirmed as a Winner, the selected Entrant must correctly answer unaided, a time limited mathematical skill-testing question administered by email or telephone.
Neither Sponsor, nor any telephone network, nor any service provider is responsible for incorrect transcription of Entry information, or for any human error, technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures or any telephone network, computer equipment, software, inability to access any website or online service, or any other error or malfunction, or late, lost, illegible, incomplete, damaged, or misdirected entries or entries not properly forwarded to Sponsor.
6. Prizes (each a “Prize” and collectively, the “Prizes”) and Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) in US Dollars:
The following Prizes will be awarded in this Sweepstakes:
Prizes for the Daily Winners.
One of the following daily Prizes will be awarded to each Daily Winner, with Sponsor selecting in its sole discretion the specific Prize to be awarded to each applicable Daily Winner:
Prize for the Grand Prize Winner.
The following grand Prize will be awarded to the Grand Prize Winner:
The total ARV of all Prizes is $3,844.
7. Prize Conditions: All costs associated with acceptance or use of the Prize, are the sole responsibility of the Winner. The Winner may waive his/her right to receive a Prize. A Prize is non-transferable, non-exchangeable, and non-refundable, has no cash value, and must be accepted by the Winner as awarded unless the Winner waives his/her right to receive a Prize. A Prize may not be upgraded, and no substitutions by the Winner will be allowed, except that Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a Prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated Prize should be unavailable for any reason.
8. Odds of Winning: Odds of winning any Prize depend on the total number of eligible Entries received at the time of the drawing.
9. How to Claim Your Prize: Winners will be contacted by a representative from the Sponsor within three days after being selected a Winner. Winners will receive an email from Sponsor with details of how to collect their Prize (Winner must enter a valid email address). Sponsor will announced the daily Winners on its Twitter account and the list of Winners will be posted on the WildStar forums. In the event that a Winner cannot be contacted within seven days after Sponsor first attempts to contact the potential Winner, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, or a Winner rejects a Prize, the Prize will be forfeited and an alternate Winner may be selected. At the sole discretion of the Sponsor, disqualification, forfeiture and the selection of an alternate winner may result from any of the following: (1) potential Winner’s failure to timely respond to the notification; (2) the return of the notification as undeliverable; or (3) any other non-compliance with the Official Rules. In the event of a prize forfeiture, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, award or not award the forfeited prize to an alternate winner. The Sponsor shall not be responsible or liable for any failure by a potential Winner to accept the Prize for any reason.
10. Prize Delivery: Prizes will be delivered to each Winner within 30 days after Sponsor verifies a Winner’s eligibility to enter and to win this Sweepstakes. Sponsor will contact each Winner to coordinate and to arrange for such Prize delivery.
11. Conditions, Disclaimers, and License: By entering the Sweepstakes, each Entrant agrees that: (a) he or she will abide by and be bound by these Official Rules; (b) the Entry will not be acknowledged by Sponsor; (c) Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Twitch, Instagram, Razer and Sponsor or any of Sponsor’s affiliated companies or the advertising and promotional agencies affiliated with Sponsor or those affiliated companies, or any of their officers, directors, employees, agents or representatives (collectively, Sponsor’s “Affiliates”) are not responsible for claims, injuries, death, losses or damages of any kind resulting from participation or inability to participate in the Sweepstakes, or the awarding, acceptance, use, misuse, possession, loss or misdirection of a Prize; (d) Sponsor is not responsible for any inability of a Winner to accept a Prize for any reason; and (e) by entering the Sweepstakes, all Entrants further agree that Sponsor has the sole right to decide all matters relating to the Sweepstakes, including fact, interpretation, eligibility, procedure, fulfillment, and disputes from the Sweepstakes. Neither Sponsor nor its Affiliates are responsible for (i) any typographical or other errors in the printing of the Sweepstakes materials or the offering or announcement of the Prizes, (ii) any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in operation or transmission at any website, (iii) failure of any Entry to be received by Sponsor due to technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, (iv) communications line, hardware and/or software failures, or (v) damage to any computer (software or hardware) resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes.
Although Sponsor attempts to ensure the integrity of the Sweepstakes, neither Sponsor nor any of the Affiliates are responsible for the actions of Entrants or other individuals in connection with the Sweepstakes, including attempts by Entrants or other individuals to circumvent these Official Rules or otherwise interfere with the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. If, for any reason, the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned by reason of damage by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical limitations or failures, strikes, industry conditions, bankruptcy or liquidation, marketplace demands, applicable law, unforeseen obstacles, or any other causes which, in the sole opinion of Sponsor, could corrupt, compromise, undermine, or otherwise affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, viability, or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to modify these Official Rules, and/or to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend all or any part of the Sweepstakes, and in the event of cancellation or termination, to select a Winner from among all eligible non-suspect Entries received up to the time of such cancellation, termination, modification, or suspension, as applicable. If the Sweepstakes is terminated by Sponsor as set forth above, Sponsor will post notice of such termination on the WildStar Website, Sponsor’s Facebook page, and the WildStar forums. Inclusion in such drawing will be each Entrant’s sole and exclusive remedy under such circumstances. Proof of submitting an Entry will not be deemed receipt of such Entry by Sponsor.
For any feedback or questions regarding the Sweepstakes, Prizes, or Winners, you can contact Sponsor by sending an email to: email@example.com.
12. Release and Indemnification: BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS RELEASE AND HOLD THE SPONSOR, ITS AFFILIATES, FACEBOOK, YOUTUBE, TWITCH, INSTAGRAM, RAZER, AND TWITTER HARMLESS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LOSSES, DAMAGES, RIGHT, CLAIMS, AND ACTIONS OF ANY KIND ARISING IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, FROM THE SWEEPSTAKES OR PARTICIPATION IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ACCESS TO ANY MATERIALS, OR FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF ANY PRIZE AWARDED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, AS WELL AS CLAIMS BASED ON PUBLICITY RIGHTS, DEFAMATION, AND/OR INVASION OF PRIVACY.
13. Limitations on Liability: Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Twitch, Razer, Instagram, Sponsor and its Affiliates shall not be liable to any Winner or any other person for failure to supply a Prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any other cause beyond Sponsor’s or its Affiliates’ sole control.
15. Official Rules: By participating in the Sweepstakes, each Entrant fully and unconditionally agrees to and accepts these Official Rules and decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding in all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes will be run in accordance with the Official Rules, subject to amendment by Sponsor. Each Entrant must comply with the Official Rules and will be deemed to have received and understood the Official Rules by participating in the Sweepstakes. The terms of the Sweepstakes, as set out in the Official Rules, are not subject to amendment or counteroffer, except as set out herein. If any provisions of the Official Rules are held to be invalid or unenforceable, all remaining provisions hereof will remain in full force and effect. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of the Official Rules will not constitute a waiver of that provision.
16. Sponsor: The Sweepstakes is sponsored by Carbine, LLC, 95 Enterprise Suite 100, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656.
17. Winner List: For a list of Winners, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope (except residents of Vermont) to: Carbine, LLC, Attn: Winner List WildStar Free-to-Play Launch Sweepstakes, 95 Enterprise, Suite 100, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656, USA by December 31, 2015. A list of the Winners also will be posted on the WildStar forums.
18. Disclaimer: The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Twitch, Instagram, or any other social media site. By participating, you agree that you are providing your information to the Sponsor and not to Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Twitch, Instagram, or any other social media site.