Strayer University Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry. Employees of Strayer University, Strayer Education, Inc., Razorfish, MediaCom Holdings Ltd., Ogilvy & Mather, White, VSA Partners, Inc., Spredfast, Inc., Kinetic WPP, Pinta, Ogilvy Public Relations, HelloWorld, Inc., and their parent and affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrant’s full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules and Sponsor’s and Administrator’s decisions, which are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
Strayer University, 2303 Dulles Station Blvd., Herndon, VA 20171 Administrator: HelloWorld, Inc., One ePrize Drive, Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069.
The Sweepstakes begins on August 19, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”), ends on September 15, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the “Promotion Period”), and consists of four (4) entry periods (each an “Entry Period”), as outlined in the following chart:
4Strayer University Cup of Success SelfieSeptember 9, 2014September 15, 2014September 23, 2014
|Entry Period||Theme||Start Date (at 12:00 a.m. ET unless noted)||End Date (at 11:59 p.m. ET)||Approximate Draw Date|
|1||Strayer University Definition of Success||August 19, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. ET||August 25, 2014||September 2, 2014|
|2||Strayer University Give Thanks||August 26, 2014||September 1, 2014||September 9, 2014|
|3||Strayer University Shout Out||September 2, 2014||September 8, 2014||September 16, 2014|
Sponsor’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.
4. How to Enter:
During the Promotion Period, the Sponsor will post a new question for each Entry Period (each a “Question”) on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and on the Strayer.edu website. You must post your response to a Question, including the hashtags #StrayerSuccess and #win, (herein, your “Submission”) using one (1) of the following methods described in sections a. through c. or email your entry via the alternate method described at section d.:
a. Facebook: Visit https://www.facebook.com/StrayerUniversity and locate the Sponsor’s post that advertises the Sweepstakes. Follow the directions to post your Submission as a comment in response to the posted Question, or post your Submission on the Sponsor’s Facebook Timeline page. Submissions made via Facebook are subject to Facebook’s Terms, available at https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms.
b. Twitter: Log-in to or create your Twitter account. Then, Tweet your Submission. Your account settings must be set to “unprotected” and/or “public” in order for your Tweets to be viewable by Sponsor and its agents. Creating a Twitter account is free, but is subject to its terms and conditions. If you post updates to or receive updates from www.twitter.com via SMS from your wireless phone, message and data rates may apply. Please consult your wireless-service provider regarding its pricing plans.
c. Instagram: Log-in to or create your Instagram account. Then, create and post your Submission (photo or video response to the available Question) to your Instagram account. In order for your entry to be valid, your Instagram profile must be public and thus viewable by the Sponsor and its agents. Your post must be consistent with Instagram’s terms. Posting a photo or video on Instagram requires a mobile device and message and data rates may apply.
d. Alternate entry method: To enter without online access, email firstname.lastname@example.org with “Strayer University Sweepstakes” in the subject line and include the following in the body of the email: name, address, day and evening phone numbers, and date of birth. All entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor and none will be acknowledged or returned. Proof of sending will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. Sponsor is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, illegible, or misdirected entries, which will be disqualified.
For posting/uploading a Submission, eligible entrants will receive one (1) Sweepstakes entry into the drawing for the applicable Entry Period. Non-winning entries will not be included in drawings for subsequent Entry Periods.
For All Submissions: The Submission must be the original work of the entrant. Submissions should not include personally identifiable information about entrant or others and should only include first names, if any. Submission must be in keeping with Sponsor’s image and may not be inappropriate, indecent, obscene, hateful, tortious, defamatory, or libelous or contain material that violates or infringes another’s rights (including but not limited to privacy, publicity or intellectual property rights, or constitute copyright infringement), or disparage Sponsor, its products or its services, Administrator or any other person or party affiliated with the Sweepstakes, or contain material that is unlawful in any way. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entrant where it finds the post unlawful, or in violation of these Official Rules, all in its sole discretion.
Posting a Submission constitutes entrant’s consent to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such Submissions in whole or in part, on a technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If requested, entrant will sign any documentation required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the Submission.
Limit: You may enter two (2) times per day during the Promotion Period. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same Facebook, Twitter or Instagram account or email address. Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different email addresses, Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram accounts, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant’s entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder.
Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Administrator will randomly select the potential winners for each Entry Period from all eligible entries received during the applicable Entry Period, on or about the dates listed above in Section 3. Non-winning entries will not be included in drawings for subsequent Entry Periods. Winners will notified around (7) days after each respective approximate draw date (as outlined above in Section 3). Each potential winner who enters through Facebook will be notified via a comment on his/her post from the Sponsor and will be required to private message the Strayer University Facebook page within seven (7) days of this posting to claim his/her prize. Sponsor will provide the potential winner with prize claim instructions through the private message. If a potential winner entered through Instagram, he/she will be notified through Instagram via a comment from Sponsor on the Submission. If a potential winner entered through Twitter, Sponsor (@StrayerU) will reply to each winner’s entry Tweet requesting that the potential winner “follow” @StrayerU, if he/she is not following already. Next, Sponsor will send a direct message from @StrayerU to the potential winner’s Twitter account used to enter the Sweepstakes with instructions on how to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner entered through email, he/she will be notified through an email from Sponsor and will receive instructions on how to claim his/her prize. Each potential winner will be required to provide a mailing address (no P.O. Boxes) for prize fulfillment purposes within five (5) days of the date that notice or attempted notice is sent, in order to claim his/her prize. If a potential winner of anyprize cannot be contacted or fails to provide any other requested information within the required time period, or the prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits his/her prize. Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries. Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded. Prizes will be fulfilled approximately 8-10 weeks after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes.
WEEK ONE GRAND PRIZE: Winner will receive one (1) Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, one (1) SoulPancake shirt, one (1) Chew on Life’s Big Questions Book by Rainn Wilson, one (1) Strayer Sweatshirt Blanket, and a Strayer swag bag. Approximate Retail Value: $275.
WEEK TWO GRAND PRIZE: Winner will receive one (1) Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, one (1) SoulPancake shirt, one (1) Chew on Life’s Big Questions Book by Rainn Wilson, one (1) Strayer Sweatshirt Blanket, and a Strayer swag bag. Approximate Retail Value: $275.
WEEK THREE GRAND PRIZE: Winner will receive one (1) Samsung Galaxy Tab 4, one (1) SoulPancake shirt, one (1) Chew on Life’s Big Questions Book by Rainn Wilson, one (1) Strayer Sweatshirt Blanket, and a Strayer swag bag. Approximate Retail Value: $275.
WEEK FOUR GRAND PRIZE: Winner will receive one (1) Apple® 16GB iPad Air, one (1) SoulPancake shirt, one (1) Chew on Life’s Big Questions Book by Rainn Wilson, one (1) Strayer Sweatshirt Blanket, and a Strayer swag bag. Approximate Retail Value: $594.99.
For the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 and Apple® iPad Air: The actual value of the electronic prize 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 or redeemed. The prize will consist of the device only; winners are solely responsible for fees associated with activating and use, including obtaining voice and/or data services contract(s) with a permissible wireless service provider. In addition, use of the device may be subject to the wireless service providers terms of service. All features and colors of the prize, or any other details not specified or included above, will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
For All Prizes: Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason. Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use. Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received during the applicable Entry Period. Limit: One (1) prizes per person.
By entering, entrants agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Facebook, Inc.,Twitter Inc., Instagram LLC, Strayer Education, Inc., Razorfish, MediaCom Holdings Ltd., Ogilvy & Mather, White, VSA Partners, Inc., Spredfast, Inc., Kinetic WPP, Pinta, Ogilvy Public Relations, Administrator, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such company’s officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or useor misuse of any prize.
Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes each winner’s consent to Sponsor’s and its agents’ use of winner’s name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.
9. General Conditions:
Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures, human error or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance for any or all of the prizes offered herein. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
10. Limitations of Liability:
The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (5) late, lost, undeliverable, damaged or stolen mail; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or useor misuse of any prize. If for any reason an entrant’s entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrant’s sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, if it is possible. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded. In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.
Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (Southern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in Oakland County, Michigan; (2) 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 (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, 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 the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.
13. Winner List:For a winner list, visit http://bit.ly/1AgrClD. The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.
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