“Coupons Codes in December” Sweepstakes Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.  A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. INTERNET ACCESS AND TWITTER ACCOUNT ARE REQUIRED TO ENTER.

1. ELIGIBILITY:  The Coupons.com “Coupons Codes in December” Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) is offered and open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia (“United States”) who are 18 years of age or older and who currently reside in the United States at time of entry. Corporate employees, officers and directors of Coupons.com (“Sponsor”) and its respective subsidiaries and affiliated companies, contractors, agents, individuals engaged in the development, production, or distribution of materials for or the implementation of the Sweepstakes, and the immediate family members (spouse, siblings, children and parents) and those living in the same household as such individuals (whether or not related) (collectively referred to herein as the “Promotion Entities”) are not eligible to enter.  Void where prohibited.

2. PROMOTION PERIOD/ENTRY PERIODS: Promotion starts on or about 12:00 am Pacific Time (“PT”) on December 17, 2012 and ends at 11:59 pm PT on December 23, 2012 (“Promotion Period”). A separate daily sweepstakes (“sweepstakes”) drawing will be held from all eligible entries received each day during the Promotion Period (each a “Daily Drawing”). For purposes of this Promotion, a day begins at 12:00 am PT and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT (“Daily Entry Period”). All time referenced herein is Pacific Time. Sponsor’s server’s clock is the official time keeping device for the Promotion.

3. HOW TO ENTER:  To enter a daily sweepstakes, during the Promotion Period go to twitter.com, and (1) if you already have a Twitter account, log on using your Twitter user name and password, and then become a follower of “@coupons” by searching for “Coupons.com,” clicking on the @coupons  icon and clicking the “Follow” button; or (2) if you do not already have a Twitter account, create a free Twitter account according to the instructions on twitter.com and become a follower of “@coupons” as indicated in (1) above.  Please note that you must agree to comply with the Twitter Terms of Use in order to create and use a Twitter account. Once you become a follower of “@coupons”, you will receive a daily tweet from Sponsor with that day’s message which contains a link to the coupon code (“code”). To enter, retweet the message during a Daily Entry Period include the hashtag “#Win50”; and the link to the coupon code (“Entry“).  Each retweet will be deemed one (1) Entry into the Sweepstakes. Incomplete, invalid, or otherwise non-compliant tweets or retweets will not be eligible. If applicable, Sponsor cannot guarantee Twitter access using your mobile phone will be available via all carriers, and may be available on participating wireless carriers only. Standard messaging and data plan rates apply to each message sent or received. Other charges may apply; check your mobile plan for rates/details. Entries must be received during an applicable Daily Entry Period to be eligible for that Daily Drawing. Sponsor’s computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this Promotion.  Limit one (1) Entry per person, per Daily Entry Period. Non-winning entries will not carry over into subsequent sweepstakes Daily Drawings.

Entries accepted via the above referenced approved method only; entries submitted via any other channel(s) will not be eligible for the Promotion. Once submitted, Entry cannot be modified, deleted or cancelled. By submitting an Entry, entrants agree to be contacted by Sponsor with notices and reminders pertaining to the Promotion.

Sponsor reserves the right to substitute, change or modify tweets at any time. Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Entrants may not enter through a club, sweepstakes website, or similar method, with multiple e-mail and/or street addresses, with multiple Twitter accounts, nor shall entrants use any other device or artifice to enter more than the permitted number of times. Any cheating, fraud, spamming, phishing, use of on-line sweepstakes clubs (or similar methods), robotic, automatic, scripts, bot, macro, programmed or like methods will void all such entries using, assisted by, or submitted by such methods, and disqualify any entrant using such methods. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant, the authorized account holder of the Twitter account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the person who is assigned to said Twitter account’s registered email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

Promotion Entities assume no responsibility for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, destroyed, damaged, irregular, erroneous, malfunctioning or misdirected statements, tweets, retweets, Entries or any other information; nor for any computer, telephone, cable network, electronic or hardware or software malfunctions, failures, connections, incompatibility; nor unavailability, garbled, corrupt, or jumbled transmissions; nor service provider, Internet, web site, blog site, user net accessibility or availability, traffic congestion, unauthorized human intervention or any human error, or the incorrect or inaccurate capture of Entry or other information, nor for the failure to communicate or capture any such information.

Incomplete, invalid, obscene, offensive or otherwise ineligible or non-compliant Entries will be disqualified without notice to entrant.  Proof that you uploaded an Entry does not constitute proof or evidence that it was received within the applicable Daily Entry Period or eligible for a sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right in its absolute discretion to refuse, disqualify, or withdraw any Entry and/or entrants at any time during or after the Promotion (in its sole and absolute discretion). Without limitation, an Entry will be disqualified if it appears in Sponsor’s sole discretion that the Entry is not in the spirit of the Promotion, is not compliant herewith, or will have a detrimental impact on Sponsor, this Promotion, or any of Sponsor (or its affiliates) brands, products or services.

4. DRAWING AND NOTIFICATION:  Assuming sufficient eligible entries are received, on or within seven (7) working days following the end of each Daily Entry Period, one (1) potential daily prize winner will be randomly selected by Sponsor (or its authorized representative) from all eligible entries received during each Daily Entry Period. Only the number of prizes stated herein will be awarded. In no event will Sponsor be responsible for awarding more than the stated number of prizes.

Eligible potential winners will be notified using the “@reply” function on Twitter, through which Sponsor will request that potential winners send their contact information to Sponsor via a Twitter “Direct Message.” Sponsor will then use this contact information to send out prizes. In the event a potential winner cannot be reached or fails to respond as directed on or within two (2) attempts, prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will NOT award that daily prize. Potential prize winners may be required to complete, have notarized and return a Declaration of Eligibility, Liability and, where legal, Publicity Release within three (3) business days of notification.

In the event that technological, programming, or other errors cause more than the stated number of prizes in any category, as indicated in these Official Rules, to be sent as notifications, distributed, claimed or received for any prize, Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to award only the stated number of prizes (in such prize category if applicable) by random drawing among all eligible non-suspect entries received (in that prize category if applicable) or as otherwise deemed equitable by Sponsor. Prize award is subject to verification of eligibility, and compliance with these Official Rules.

5. PRIZES AND ODDS:  Daily Prize (1) per Daily Drawing, seven (7) Daily Prizes total: One (1) $50 e-gift card to the retailer whose coupon code was featured in that daily sweepstakes. Total ARV of all prizes: $350. The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received during the applicable Daily Entry Period. Electronic gift cards are subject to the terms and conditions of issuer. No transfer, assignment or substitution of prize (in whole or in part), except Sponsor reserves the absolute right to substitute a prize of comparable value. Prizes are not provided as cash in whole or in part. Any prize pictured in advertising or promotional materials is for illustrative purposes only and may not be the actual prize awarded. Products awarded as prizes may not be sold, auctioned, bartered, assigned, exchanged, commercially transferred or donated, or otherwise placed into unauthorized commercial channels of distribution. All details of prizes will be determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.  All taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of a prize are the sole responsibility of winners. Limit one (1) prize per person.

This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Twitter. Entrants understand that they are providing information to Sponsor and not to Twitter. The information provided will be used for purposes of this Sweepstakes, and in accordance with Sponsor’s privacy policy at coupons.com and will be included within the Sponsor’s database should you choose to opt-in to receive communications from Sponsor.

6. GENERAL:  By entering, participants agree to abide by and be bound to these Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects.  Failure to timely return or properly complete Release Documents, or if a potential winner is or becomes ineligible or does not comply with these Official Rules, or if a potential winner/prize notification is ignored, undeliverable, untimely or otherwise not properly responded to within the time specified, it will result in prize forfeiture, and in such event an alternate potential winner will NOT be selected for the applicable daily prize. Undeliverable, returned, unclaimed or un-awarded prizes will not be (re)awarded. BY PARTICIPATING, PARTICIPANTS AGREE TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE SPONSOR, AND ITS AFFILIATES AND SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES, TWITTER, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL ALLEGED OR ACTUAL CLAIMS, ACTIONS, DEMANDS, LOSSES, SETTLEMENTS (WHETHER OR NOT LITAGATION IS COMMENCED), LIABILITIES AND DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER EXISTING NOW OR ARISING IN THE FUTURE (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, BODILY INJURY, PERSONAL INJURY, DEATH, DISABILITY AND PROPERTY DAMAGE OR LOSS), COSTS AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, REASONABLE ATTORNEYS’ FEES, COURT COSTS, SETTLEMENT AND DISBURSEMENTS) DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY ARISING OUT OF THE DELIVERY, ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION, USE OR MISUSE OF A PRIZE, PARTICIPATION IN ANY SWEEPSTAKES-RELATED ACTIVITY, ACCESS TO THE PROMOTIONAL SITES AND PAGES, AND/OR PARTICIPATION IN THIS PROMOTION, OR ANY ELEMENT THEREOF. By entering and/or accepting a prize, participants hereby irrevocably consent, where lawful, to the use by Sponsor (and its authorized representatives) of their name, image, photographs, videotape, likeness, hometown name, biographical information, and voice for publicity, trade, advertising and promotional purposes in all media now known or hereafter developed worldwide, and on the Internet and World Wide Web, without additional compensation, and without the right of review, notification or approval.

7. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY: Promotion Entities are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by Web site users, human error, tampering, hacking or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion and assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, or inability to access or unauthorized access to a Promotion Page and/or site. If, for any reason, the Promotion or any element thereof in whole or in part is not capable of running as planned by reason of, but not limited to, infection by computer virus, worms, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, cheating, technical failures, or any other causes which Sponsor deems, in its sole opinion, could corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion or any element thereof, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Promotion and select the winner(s) from eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to the action or as otherwise may be deemed equitable by Sponsor.

Promotion Entities shall not be liable to winner or any other person for failure to execute the Promotion, or supply a prize, by reason of any act of God, any action(s), regulation(s) order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, cyber attack, earthquake, war, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, or any similar or dissimilar event beyond their reasonable control.

In no event will Promotion Entities, their parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and related companies, their advertising or promotion agencies and/or all their respective officers, directors, employees, independent contractors, representatives and agents, be responsible or liable for any damages or losses of any kind, including indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages arising out of your access to, and use of, any participating internet site(s), Promotion Pages, or the downloading from and/or printing material downloaded from said site(s).  Without limiting the foregoing, everything on this site is provided “AS IS” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement.  Some jurisdictions may not allow the limitations or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages or exclusion of implied warranties. 

THIS PROMOTION IS GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA WITHOUT RESPECT TO CONFLICT OF LAW DOCTRINES. As a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that any and all disputes that cannot be resolved between the parties and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively before a neutral one person arbitration panel located in Mountain View, California. THESE OFFICIAL RULES SHALL GOVERN THE SWEEPSTAKES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO YOUR ENTRY, PARTICIPATION, ELIGIBILITY TO RECEIVE A PRIZE, AND YOUR AND OUR RESPECTIVE OBLIGATIONS WITH RESPECT THERETO. USE OF COUPONS.COM, OUR INFORMATION PRACTICES, AND ALL OTHER GENERAL TERMS ARE GOVERNED BY SPONSOR’S TERMS OF USE AND/OR PRIVACY POLICY AT WWW.COUPONS.COM. ANY DISCREPANCY, INADEQUACY, ERROR, OR ANY OTHER DEFICIENCY BETWEEN THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND THAT COMMUNICATED IN ANY PROMOTION MATERIAL, COLLATERAL OR OTHER COMMUNICATIONS SHALL BE RESOLVED IN ACCORDANCE WITH AND THESE RULES SHALL GOVERN TO ADDRESS THE RELEVANT PROMOTION ISSUE.

8. WINNERS LIST:  For the name of winner(s), send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Coupons.com “Coupons Codes in December” Sweepstakes, Attn: Marketing Department/Winner’s List Request, Coupons.com incorporated, 400 Logue Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94043. Requests must be received on or by 12/22/2012. Limit one request per person, or per household address.

9.  SPONSOR:     Coupons.com, 400 Logue Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94043.

10. OFFICIAL RULES:  These Official Rules will be available at http://www.coupons.com/blog/coupons-codes-december-sweepstakes/?pid=13903&nid=10&zid=xh20.

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