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Share Your Member Benefit - OFFICIAL CONTEST RULES

Virgin Mobile USA SHARE YOUR MEMBER BENEFIT COMMUNITY CONTEST

Official Rules

No Purchase Required to Enter or Win

  1. ELIGILIBITY:  The Virgin Mobile USA Share Your Member Benefit Community Contest (the “Promotion”) is open to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older at the date of entry. The Promotion requires registration and participation in the Virgin Mobile USA Community (the “Community”).   Employees of Sprint Communications Company L.P., Virgin Mobile USA – Evolution LLC, Lithium Technologies Inc. and each of their respective affiliates, and other companies associated with the promotion of the Virgin Mobile USA Member Benefits Experience Community Contest (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of each such employee, are not eligible. The Promotion is subject to federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.
  2. Sponsor: The Promotion is sponsored by Sprint Communications Company L.P. (the “Sponsor”), 6500 Sprint Parkway, Overland Park, KS  66251.
  3. Agreement to Official Rules:  By participating in the Promotion, you fully and unconditionally agree to and accept these Official Rules, other applicable Virgin Mobile and Sprint policies and terms, and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Winning the prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth in these rules.  Failure to comply with these Official Rules will void your entry.
  4. Entry Period:  The Promotion begins on December 21, 2017 at 3:00 PM Central Time (“CT”) and ends on January 20, 2018 at 11:59 PM Central (“CT”) (the “Entry Period”). Entries submitted before or after the Entry Period will be disqualified.  The computer clock of the Sponsor is the official time-keeping device for the Promotion.
  5. How to Enter: To enter the contest, you must submit a picture or an embeddable link to a video of yourself using a good or service provided by one of the Virgin Mobile Inner Circle Member Benefits merchants (merchants listed here: https://www.virginmobileusa.com/member-benefits/) via the Virgin Mobile Community.Your Entry must adhere to these Official Rules. Limit of one (1) Entry per person, per IP address or email address, throughout the Entry Period. All Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Entries received from any person or e-mail address in excess of the stated limitation method will be void. Any entries attempted through the use of agencies or robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed, or similar methods will be void.   Submission of erroneous or incomplete personal information will void the submitted Entry. Any elements that appear in the Entry, including, without limitation, images, music, audio, speech, or other audiovisual materials used, must be entirely original, created and performed by the entrant, or be in the public domain. Use of any elements that are not original or in the public domain will result in disqualification of an Entry in the Sponsor's sole discretion.  All Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.

 

Your Entry may not contain any content that the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, determines to:

(a) be vulgar, offensive, sexually explicit, profane or pornographic;

(b) be derogatory of any race, ancestry, place of origin, color, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability; endorses any form of hate or hate group; defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people, products or companies;

(c) be violent or promotes the use of alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, or weapons; promotes unsafe activities;

(d) be previously published;

(e) promote any political agenda or message;

(f) appear to duplicate any other submitted Entry;

(g) contain copyrighted materials owned by others;

(h) contain third-party trademarks, logos, insignia, including brand names of any products;

(i) contain any personal identification, such as persons’ names, e-mail addresses, street addresses or license plate numbers;

(j) communicate messages inconsistent with the positive image of the Sponsor’s name and/or any of its brands;

(k) contain any material that violates or infringes another's rights, including but not limited to material that violates privacy, publicity, or intellectual property rights, or that constitutes copyright infringement;

(l) violate any law; or

(m) include or refer to any third parties, including but not limited to minors, celebrities and friends, who have not expressly authorized such inclusion or reference.

 

The Sponsor reserves the right to reject any Entry which Sponsor determines, in its sole and absolute discretion, does not meet the above criteria or is otherwise offensive or is not in keeping with the Sponsor’s image and reputation. Sponsor reserves the right to remove any Entry without prior notice.

 

  1. Sponsor’s Right To Entries: By submitting an Entry, you grant the Sponsor the unconditional and perpetual right and permission to copyright, reproduce, encode, store, copy, transmit, publish, post, broadcast, display, publicly perform, adapt, modify, create derivative works of, exhibit, and otherwise use the Entry (with or without using the your name) in any media throughout the world for any purpose, without limitation, and without additional review, compensation, or approval from you or any other party. By submitting an Entry, you further agree not to instigate, support, maintain, or authorize any action, claim, or lawsuit against the Sponsor, or any other person, on the grounds that any use of the Entry, or any derivative works, infringe any of your rights, including, without limitation, copyrights, moral rights. You further acknowledge that the Sponsor is in no way obligated to publish or use your Entry in any way. Nothing herein shall constitute an employment, joint venture, or partnership relationship between you and the Sponsor. In no way are you to be construed as the agent or to be acting as the agent of the Sponsor.
  1. Terms of Service:  You may be disqualified from the Promotion for failing to comply with these Official Rules, as determined in the sole discretion of Sponsor. Repetitive automated electronic submission of Entries is specifically prohibited, and any such Entries will be disqualified. Entries will be deemed made by the Community member associated with the Community account user name and email at the time of entry. In the event of a dispute, the potential winner may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized Community member, and Sponsor’s decision will be final. Promotion Entities assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries, including any error that may result in an erroneous appearance of qualification for the prize. Promotion Entities are not responsible for any problem or technical malfunction of any computer equipment or software that results in loss of entry. Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any Entry for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion. WARNING: ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY COMPUTERIZED SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGE FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. Promotion Entities are not responsible for any injury or damage to entrant’s or any other’s computer related to or resulting from participating in the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual (and all of his or her Entries) who tampers with the entry process.

In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same email account, the authorized account subscriber of said email account at the time of entry will be considered the Entrant and required to comply with these Official Rules and any other rules and requirements. “Authorized account subscriber” is defined as the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider or other organization, which is responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual (and void his/her Entries) it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of this Promotion or website, intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other participant, Sponsor, or any of its representatives or to otherwise be acting in violation of these Official Rules and any other applicable rules and requirements.

  1. Requirements of Potential Winner:  The potential winner may be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (the “Affidavit/Release”) within five (5) days of being notified. If the potential winner fails to sign and return the Affidavit/Release within the required time period, he/she will be disqualified and an alternate entrant may be selected in his/her place in a manner determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. If the potential winner is considered a minor in his/her state of residence, the prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be required to comply with all requirements imposed on winner set forth in these rules.
  1. Drawing/Prize:  Within ten (10) days of the end of the Entry Period, the Sponsor will select one (1) potential winner based on the total number of “kudos” the entries receive in the Community.  The entry receiving the most “kudos” during the Entry Period will be the potential winner. The Sponsor will attempt to notify the potential winner within two (2) days of the drawing via email and Commuity private message.  If a potential winner cannot be contacted within two (2) days after the first attempt to contact him/her, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner in his/her place by selecting the entry with the second most “kudos” during the Entry Period and moving sequentially until a winner is awarded the Prize.

 

  1. WINNER NOTIFICATION: Promotion Entrants should have a valid email address registered with the Community. The potential winner will be notified via email. The potential winner must respond within twenty four (24) hours from date of notification to claim their prize. The potential winner then and only then becomes the “winner.” If such potential winner cannot be contacted within a reasonable time period, if the potential winner is ineligible, if any notification is returned undeliverable, or if the potential winner otherwise fails to fully comply with these Official Rules, then he/she will forfeit that prize.
  1. Prize: Winner will receive one (1) H&M Gift Card with a value of US $250.

 

The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize is $250

 

No compensation will be offered for any difference in value between stated ARV and the actual ARV at time of prize award. Winner is responsible for all costs and expenses associated with the acceptance and use of the prize not specified herein as being awarded, including, but not limited to, all federal, state and local taxes. Prize is not transferable, redeemable for cash, or substitutable except by Sponsor, which reserves the right, at its discretion, to substitute the prize or portion of prize with one of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at the sole discretion of the Sponsor.

  1. Privacy and Publicity:  All information submitted by entrants in the Promotion  will be treated according to Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, which may be amended from time to time, available at www.sprint.com/privacy. Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes an entrant’s consent to the Sponsor’s use of his/her name, likeness, voice, opinions, biographical information, and state of residence for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or consideration. 
  1. General Conditions:  In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Promotion is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to fraud, virus, or other technical problem, the Sponsor may, in its sole discretion,  (a) suspend the Promotion to address the impairment and then resume the Promotion in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules, (b) award the prize at random from among the eligible Entries received up to the time of the impairment, or (c) award the prizes in a manner determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. The 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 Promotion or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner. Any attempt by any person to undermine the legitimate operation of the Promotion may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, the Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Failure by the Sponsor to enforce any provision of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. 
  2. Warranties and Consents:  By completing and submitting an Entry, you: (a) represent and warrant that (i) you have read, and agree to be bound by, these Official Rules and other applicable rules and requirements, (ii) based on the Rules, you are eligible to participate in the Promotion, and (iii) all of the information provided as part of your Entry is accurate, does not violate any third party’s legal rights (including without limitation rights of privacy and publicity), and otherwise does not violate applicable law; (b) consent to the use of your name and/or likeness by the Sponsor for promotional purposes (whether online, in print or through any other media now known or hereafter developed), without additional compensation or authorization unless prohibited by law; and (c) agree to be bound by the interpretations of these Official Rules by the Sponsor, which are final in all matters relating to the Promotion.
  3. By entering, you further represent and warrant that (a) you are the sole owner of your Entry and have all rights in your Entry; (b) you have the right to submit the Entry and to transfer and assign to the Sponsor all rights in the Entry; (c) your Entry consists of only your original work and no part of your Entry has previously been published anywhere else; (d) you have not granted any person, corporation or other entity any rights to use your Entry; (e) your Entry meets the above criteria in this Section; (f) your Entry does not defame or violate the rights of publicity or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon the publicity rights or privacy of any third person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or property rights or other third party rights; and (g) your Entry is not offensive or inappropriate, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion, nor does it violate any law. By submitting an Entry, you warrant and represent that you consent to the submission and use of the Entry in the Promotion and to its use as otherwise set forth herein.
  1. Release and Limitations of Liability:  By participating in the Promotion, entrants agree to release and hold harmless each of the Promotion Entities and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of participation in the Promotion or receipt or use of any prize, including, but not limited to: (a) any technical errors that may prevent an entrant from submitting an Entry; (b) unauthorized human intervention in the Promotion; (c) printing errors; (d) lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail; (e) errors in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of Entries; or (f) injury, death, or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrant’s participation in the Promotion or receipt of any prize. Entrant further agrees that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the cost of entering and participating in the Promotion, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorney’s fees. Entrant waives the right to claim any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, punitive, consequential, direct, or indirect damages.
  1. Disputes:  Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate court located in the State of Kansas. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrant’s rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Kansas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Kansas or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Kansas.
  2. Promotion Results:  To request the name of the winner, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Virgin Mobile USA Share Your Member Benefit Community Contest –Winner List Request, 1200 Main St., Kansas City, MO 64105.  Requests must be received within four (4) weeks of the end of the Entry Period.  VT residents omit postage.
  3. SEVERABILITY: HEADINGS:  If any provision of these Official Rules is found to be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these Official Rules and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Headings and captions are used in these Official Rules solely for convenience of reference, and shall not be deemed to affect in any manner the meaning or intent of these Official Rules or any provision hereof.
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