THE KATIE CVS/PHARMACY SWEEPSTAKES
To enter and participate in this Sweepstakes, you must agree to and abide by these Official Rules.
No Purchase Necessary To Enter Or Win. You must have Internet access and an active e-mail account to participate.
Eligibility: The “The Katie CVS/pharmacy Sweepstakes” (“Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and Washington D.C., who are at least 18 years of age (or the age of majority in the jurisdiction of their residence, whichever is older) and who have an active e-mail account and Internet access as of 9/9/12. Employees of Disney/ ABC Domestic Television and Summerdale Productions, Inc., LeadDog Marketing Group, Inc., CVS Caremark Corporation, and/or each of their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliated companies, persons involved in the creation, development or production (including cast and crew) of the Katie television show and the immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or win. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, or spouses, regardless of where they live. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year, whether related or not. Potential winners may be required to provide proof of eligibility upon request prior to prize award. Void in Puerto Rico and where prohibited or restricted by law.
Sweepstakes Entry: The Sweepstakes begins on or about 12:00:00 a.m. ET on 9/10/12 and ends 11:59:59 p.m. ET on 8/31/13 (“Promotion Period”). The Promotion Period consists of twelve (12) separate and distinct Sweepstakes Periods as set forth in the chart below. Administrator’s computer is the official clock for this Sweepstakes.
Sweepstakes Period Begin Date & Time End Date & Time Sweepstakes Period #1 12:00:00 am ET on 9/10/12 11:59:59 pm ET on 9/30/12 Sweepstakes Period #2 12:00:00 am ET on 10/1/12 11:59:59 pm ET on 10/31/12 Sweepstakes Period #3 12:00:00 am ET on 11/1/12 11:59:59 pm ET on 11/30/12 Sweepstakes Period #4 12:00:00 am ET on 12/1/12 11:59:59 pm ET on 12/31/12 Sweepstakes Period #5 12:00:00 am ET on 1/1/13 11:59:59 pm ET on 1/31/13 Sweepstakes Period #6 12:00:00 am ET on 2/1/13 11:59:59 pm ET on 2/28/13 Sweepstakes Period #7 12:00:00 am ET on 3/1/13 11:59:59 pm ET on 3/31/13 Sweepstakes Period #8 12:00:00 am ET on 4/1/13 11:59:59 pm ET on 4/30/13 Sweepstakes Period #9 12:00:00 am ET on 5/1/13 11:59:59 pm ET on 5/31/13 Sweepstakes Period #10 12:00:00 am ET on 6/1/13 11:59:59 pm ET on 6/30/13 Sweepstakes Period #11 12:00:00 am ET on 7/1/13 11:59:59 pm ET on 7/31/13 Sweepstakes Period #12 12:00:00 am ET on 8/1/13 11:59:59 pm ET on 8/31/13
To enter, visit www.katiecouric.com and click on the banner to take you to the Sweepstakes entry page. On the Sweepstakes entry page, complete the entry form. You will be asked to provide your name, e-mail address and date of birth. You may be asked to consent to receive promotional e-mails and reminder e-mails from Sponsor and/or third parties. Consenting to receive promotional or reminder e-mails is optional and does not have to be agreed upon in order to be eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes and does not improve your chances of winning.
Random Drawings: Potential prize winners will be selected in random drawings on or about the Monday following each Sweepstakes Period. To be eligible for any Sweepstakes Period, the entry must be received and recorded by the Administrator’s computer during that Sweepstakes Period. All non-winning entries for a given Sweepstakes Period will NOT be carried forward to subsequent Sweepstakes Periods. All drawings will be conducted by LeadDog Marketing Group, an independent judging organization/Administrator whose decisions are final and binding on all matters related to the Sweepstakes.
Winner Notification: Potential winners will be notified by e-mail. Failure to respond to the initial verification e-mail within 5 business days after transmission to the potential winner or return of the e-mail notification as undeliverable after 2 attempts will result in disqualification and award of the prize to an alternate winner. Potential prize winners may be required to complete, sign and return within 5 business days of transmission, an Affidavit of Eligibility, a Liability Release and Indemnification, and a Publicity Release, where allowed by law. If Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and Indemnification and Publicity Release documents are not returned to Administrator within the specified time period, or if any prize notification or prize is returned as non-deliverable, or if potential winner is found to be ineligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules, or declines the prize for any reason prior to award, prize may be forfeited and potential winner may be disqualified. All prizes will be shipped to winners within 6-8 weeks of winner verification. Prizes will only be delivered to an address within the United States. If a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, prize will be awarded to an alternate winner selected from all remaining eligible entries received for the applicable Sweepstakes Period. In the event of any dispute concerning the identity of any entrant, the entry will be deemed submitted by the natural person who is the authorized holder of the transmitting e-mail account. “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.
Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for failed, partial or garbled computer transmissions, or for technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to electronic malfunction or damage of any network, hardware or software. If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud or technical failures beyond Sponsor’s control that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes. In such event, Sponsor reserves the right to conduct the Sweepstakes and award the prize(s) for any affected drawing(s) by means of a random drawing comprised of all eligible entries received for the affected drawing(s) prior to and/or after (as appropriate) the action taken by Sponsor or otherwise award the prize(s) for such affected drawing(s) in a manner which is fair, appropriate and consistent with these Official Rules, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Notice of termination/modification/suspension of Sweepstakes will be posted on the website. No responsibility is assumed for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or loss, destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries; or any problems or technical malfunctions of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or electronic entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participation in or downloading any materials from this Sweepstakes.
Entrants further agree not to knowingly damage or cause interruption of the Sweepstakes and/or prevent others from participating in the Sweepstakes. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DAMAGE ANY ONLINE SERVICE OR WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE SWEEPSTAKES VIOLATES CRIMINAL OR CIVIL LAWS. IF SUCH AN ATTEMPT IS MADE, SPONSOR MAY DISQUALIFY ANY ENTRANT MAKING SUCH ATTEMPT AND SEEK DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW.
Prizes, Approximate Retail Values (“ARV”) and Odds:
Grand Prize (240 winners total, 20 Grand Prize winners per Sweepstakes Period): Each Grand Prize winner will one $25.00 CVS/pharmacy gift card (subject to terms/conditions indicated thereon). ARV of each Grand Prize is: $25.00.
No substitution, cash redemption or transfer of prize except with Sponsor’s permission (which may be granted or withheld for any reason) or where required by law. Sponsor in its sole discretion may award a substitute prize/prize component of equal or greater value if advertised prize/prize component is unavailable at time of awarding for any reason. All taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners.
Odds of winning a Grand Prize for a given Sweepstakes Period depends on total number of eligible entries received for that Sweepstakes Period.
Limit of one (1) Grand Prize per person/immediate family/household (parent, children or siblings, whether or not the individual lives in the same household) during the entire Promotion Period, regardless of the number of email addresses or accounts a person may have.
Conditions and Limitations of Liability: By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which shall be final in all respects. By participating in this Sweepstakes, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Disney/ ABC Domestic Television and Summerdale Productions, Inc., LeadDog Marketing Group, Inc., CVS Caremark Corporation, each of their respective advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers, any entity responsible for the administration of this promotion, each of the foregoing entities’ respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage, including, without limitation, death and bodily injury, arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from participation in this Sweepstakes or any Sweepstakes-related activity, and/or from entrants’ acceptance, receipt, use or misuse of any prize(s). By accepting a prize, each winner grants Sponsor and its designees permission to use their name, voice, likeness, photograph, prize information, biographical data and city and state of residence on a winner’s list (if applicable) and for programming, publicity and promotional purposes, worldwide in all forms of media now known or hereafter developed, in perpetuity, without further compensation unless prohibited by law. Sponsor and its designees are not obligated to use any of the above mentioned information or materials, but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation. Sweepstakes subject to the laws of the United States only. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. All submissions become the property of ABC and will not be acknowledged.
SPONSOR MAKES NO WARRANTY, REPRESENTATION, OR GUARANTEE, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN FACT OR IN LAW, RELATIVE TO THE USE OF ANY PRIZE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ITS QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE PRECEDING EXCLUDES ANY EXPRESS OR LEGALLY REQUIRED WARRANTIES ON SPONSOR’S PRODUCTS; SUCH WARRANTIES BEING LIMITED BY THEIR STATED TERMS/CONDITIONS.
Disputes: Arbitration/Choice Of Law: Except where prohibited, entrants agree that: (a) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, or the determination of winners, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by arbitration pursuant to the Rules of the American Arbitration Association, then effective; (b) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (c) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waive all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and/or Released Parties in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York, without regard for conflicts of law doctrine of New York or any other jurisdiction, and all proceedings shall take place in the City of New York, County of New York.
Sponsor: Disney/ ABC Domestic Television and Summerdale Productions, Inc., 500 S. Buena Vista Street, Burbank, CA 91521.
Administrator: LeadDog Marketing Group, 159 W. 25th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001.
Winners List: For the names of prize winners, mail a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: The Katie CVS/pharmacy Sweepstakes Winners, c/o LeadDog Marketing Group, 159 W. 25th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001. All such requests must be received 9/30/13.