NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN
ELIGIBILITY: You must be a legal resident of Texas who is eighteen (18) years of age or older. Void where prohibited by law. Employees, temporary employees, independent contractors and interns of KHOU 11 TV, Belo Corp., A. H. Belo Corporation, and its franchisees and each of their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, other sweepstakes sponsors, advertising and promotional agencies (hereinafter "Sweepstakes Providers") and the immediate family members of each, and any persons living with, any such employees are not eligible to enter or to win. The term "immediate family members" includes spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and grandchildren. Winners of previous khou.com sweepstakes are not eligible to win another khou.com sweepstakes or contest within a 90-day period.
HOW TO ENTER: You may enter by becoming a ‘Friend’ of KHOU-TV 11 News on Facebook. Current ‘friends’ will be automatically entered in the Sweepstakes. One random winner will be chosen from all KHOU-TV Facebook friends.
DEADLINES: The Sweepstakes starts at Noon on Friday, September 10, 2010 and ends at 11:59 PM on Friday, September 17, 2010. The winner will be announced on Facebook on Monday, September 20, 2010.
The sole determinant of time for the purposes of the on-line Sweepstakes will be Belo’s server machine(s) located in the Central Standard Time (CST) zone. Participants entering close to the posted deadline do so with this information in mind.
No responsibility is assumed by KHOU, Belo Corp., their respective subsidiaries, parents, partners, or other Sweepstakes providers for lost, late, misdirected, or illegible entries or for any computer, online, telephone or technical malfunctions that may occur. Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address submitted at the time of 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. All entries become the property of Sweepstakes Providers and will not be returned to the Participant. Multiple entries by the same person, including those made electronically by one person using one or more e-mail accounts, will result in disqualification.
All entries must be submitted from a valid e-mail account that may be identified with a natural person by appropriate independent means, including, without limitation, reverse domain name search. Potential winner(s) may be requested to provide Sweepstakes Providers with proof that the potential winner is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with the winning entry.
PRIZES: One (1) winner will receive the following prize package:
(1) Apple® iPad™ with Wi-Fi + 3G – 32MG SKU: 9761095
Approximate retail value of the prize package is $790.21
The winner will have to show valid ID and sign a prize release in order to receive the prize
Winners may have to sign a release, which grants to Sweepstakes Providers the right to use and publish their proper name online, or in any other media in connection with the Sweepstakes.
Prizes are non-transferable and may not be redeemed for another prize. By participating in Sweepstakes and accepting a prize, participants and winners will be deemed to agree to these Rules. Travel is not included unless specifically stated. Winner is responsible for all applicable federal, state, and local income and any other taxes, fees and surcharges. An IRS Form 1099 will be issued for all prizes with a retail value in excess of $600. Sweepstakes Providers reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.
WINNER SELECTION: One random winner will be selected from the KHOU-TV ‘Friends’ on the KHOU-TV Facebook page. Winner will be announced on Monday, September 20, 2010 on the Facebook page.
Winner selected at random from all ‘friends’ registrations made by the Deadline, and at the discretion of KHOU-TV management, whose decision is final. The random selection of the winner is not determined by Facebook.
Winner agrees to appear and/or have their likeness and/or comments used on KHOU-TV, khou.com, or in any other related media at the discretion of KHOU-TV management. Winner will be notified via khou.com and/or e-mail from khou.com and/or Facebook.
By entering the Sweepstakes, participants grant permission to Sweepstakes Providers to broadcast his or her entry on air, use his or her name, recipe, photograph, likeness, voice, prize information and/or biographical information for publicity and promotional purposes without future compensation unless prohibited by law.
USE OF SWEEPSTAKES INFORMATION: Notwithstanding any contrary provision in any of Sweepstakes Providers’ respective privacy policies, participants grant to Sweepstakes Providers, and Sweepstakes Providers reserve, the right to use any and all information related to the Sweepstakes, including information provided by participants in connection with the Sweepstakes, for marketing purposes or any other purpose, unless prohibited by law.
By entering, participants release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Providers, their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, and agents from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damages of any kind arising from or in connection with the Sweepstakes or any prize won. Restrictions, conditions and limitations apply.
CONDUCT: By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to be bound by the Official Rules. The Official Rules will be posted at khou.com throughout the Sweepstakes. Participants further agree to be bound by the decisions of the Sweepstakes Providers, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sweepstakes Providers reserve the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual they find to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Web site; or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules. You agree that in your participation in the Sweepstakes, you will not use obscene, libelous or slanderous language, or language that infringes upon a third party’s trademark, trade name or other intellectual property right or right of privacy. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless KHOU Channel 11, khou.com, Belo Corp., and officers, consultants, agents, and employees against and from all claims, damages liabilities, costs and expenses asserted by third parties alleging that the Sweepstakes includes obscenity, libel, slander, or infringes upon the third party’s intellectual property or privacy rights, as a direct result of your actions in connection with the Sweepstakes. You further agree to not knowingly damage or cause interruption of the Sweepstakes or to prevent others’ participation in the Sweepstakes.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE BELO WEB SITES OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SWEEPSTAKES PROVIDERS RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PARTICIPANT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Winners assume liability for losses or injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Sweepstakes, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any prize. Sweepstakes Providers are not responsible: (i) for any lost, late, illegible, incomplete postage-due, misdirected or mutilated mail entries; or (ii) for any incorrect or inaccurate information, in the Sweepstakes Rules or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of submissions in the Sweepstakes. Sweepstakes Providers assume no responsibility for an error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction of authorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Sweepstakes Providers are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to participants or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in the Sweepstakes. If the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned for any reason, including legal restrictions, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of Sweepstakes Providers that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sweepstakes Providers reserve the right to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes.
RULES / WINNERS LIST: Official Rules and the name of the winners may be obtained by sending a self addressed, stamped #10 envelope to: KHOU, 1945 Allen Parkway, Houston, TX 77019. Indicate "Facebook iPad Giveaway Rules Request" on the outside of the envelope as applicable. Limit one (1) request per envelope. The request must include the name of the Sweepstakes.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: The Sweepstakes and all of the related pages, contents and code are copyright KHOU Channel 11, khou.com, Belo Corp., and/or their sponsors. Sponsor name, design and logo is not affiliated with and does not sponsor or endorse the services of Sweepstakes Providers Copying or unauthorized use of any copyrighted material or trademarks without the express written consent of its owner is strictly prohibited.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: This Sweepstakes is subject to all federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.
This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to the KHOU-TV 11 News Facebook page.