November 21, 2011
Holiday Hoodie 2011 Mobile Giveaway
1. Disclosure; Contest Period
No donation, purchase, or obligation of any kind is necessary to win. A donation or purchase will not increase your chances of winning. You have not yet won. The "Holiday Hoodie 2011 Mobile Giveaway" Contest (CONTEST) begins at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on November 22, 2011 and ends at 12:00 a.m. EDT on November 26, 2011 (Contest Submission Period).
Void where prohibited by law. The "Holiday Hoodie 2011 Mobile Giveaway" Contest is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Employees and independent contractors of The Humane Society of the United States (The HSUS) or its affiliates, and any other individual or entity involved in the development, promotion, or execution of the CONTEST, and the immediate family members and/or household members of each are not eligible.
3. To Enter
Enter by texting the keyword HOODIE to 30644 from your mobile device. Instructions will follow to complete entry by replying with your email address. A valid e-mail address must be provided to be eligible. By entering the CONTEST you are subscribing to receive text alerts from The HSUS and its affiliates. Message and data rates may apply. You may opt-out any time by replying STOP to a text message from The HSUS or its affiliates, or by sending a request to firstname.lastname@example.org. You must include the mobile phone number you want opted out.
4. Winning Contestants; Prizes
The winners will receive one Dog Person Hoodie or one Cat Person Hoodie based on their choice. The HSUS will pay the total cost of each prize, including any tax, and shipping costs. The prize will be shipped to the winner's home street address. A post office box is not acceptable.
5. Winner Notification/Prize Claims
Two winners will be chosen at random from all eligible entries. The winner will be notified by text message with further instructions to contact an HSUS staff member to provide choice of prize and shipping address where the prize will be sent. In the event that a Winner is unable to accept a Prize, an alternate Winner will be selected. Winners may be required to complete and sign an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability Release, and, where legal, a Publicity Release, all of which must be returned within 30 days of attempted prize notification or the prize will be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. If the Prize is won by an eligible person who is not of legal age in the state of residence, the prize shall be awarded in the name of the Winner's parent or legal guardian, who must sign and return all required documentation prior to receiving the Prize. In the event of noncompliance with these Rules, or if a Prize or prize notification is unclaimed or returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and may be awarded to an alternate winner.
6. Prize Restrictions
Prizes are not transferable. No substitution of Prizes is permitted except at the sole discretion of The HSUS. Any federal, state, or local taxes on Prizes and any expenses related to the acceptance and/or use of the Prizes not specified herein as being awarded are the responsibility of the Winners.
7. Additional Terms
By accepting a prize, Winners consent to The HSUS' use of the winner's name, likeness, voice, and/or biographical information for promotional and other purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law.
By entering the "Holiday Hoodie 2011 Mobile Giveaway" Contest, you give The HSUS an exclusive license to use, publish, edit, adapt, and/or modify your contest submission in any way and in any and all media now known of hereafter invented worldwide, without limitation or compensation to the contestant.
The HSUS may use or not use any contest submission at its sole discretion and judgment. Winning in no way guarantees use of the submission.
The Winner, by acceptance of any prize, acknowledges compliance with these Rules and agrees to release The HSUS, its affiliates, and its officers, directors, employees, independent contractors, representatives, and agents ("Releasees") from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the “Holiday Hoodie 2011 Mobile Giveaway” Contest or the receipt, redemption, or use of any prize, including any injuries or damages of any kind sustained in connection with the use, acceptance, possession, or awarding of any prize.
8. Limitation of Liability
Releasees are not responsible for printing, typographical, human or other errors of any kind in any contest-related materials or for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, or illegible entries. If, for any reason, the “Holiday Hoodie 2011 Mobile Giveaway” Contest is not capable of running as planned, or infection by computer viruses, bugs, or tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, actions of entrants, technical failures, or any other causes corrupt or infect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the “Holiday Hoodie 2011 Mobile Giveaway” Contest The HSUS reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualifyf any entry or entrant and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the "Holiday Hoodie Day 2011 Mobile Giveaway" Contest and at its sole discretion award a prize from among all eligible non-suspect entries validly received prior to the action requiring such modification. By entering, all contestants agree that the “Holiday Hoodie 2011 Mobile Giveaway” Contest governed by laws of the District of Columbia for the resolution of all claims and disputes (excluding any claims against or disputes involving parties other than The HSUS relating to any prize awarded in the contest).
9. List of Winners
For the names of the Winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope to "Holiday Hoodie 2011 Mobile Giveaway" Contest The Humane Society of the United States, 2100 L Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20037. Requests must be received by December 16, 2011. The winners list will be sent when all drawings have been conducted and all winners have been verified.