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Enter the Instagram Two Million Fans Giveaway

Enter the Instagram Two Million Fans Giveaway

By Tim Beedle Thursday, February 11th, 2016

The DC Comics Instagram recently hit two million followers, and while this may be proof that a picture is worth a thousand words, we hope you’ll allow us a few words of thanks. We appreciate you following us and liking and interacting with our photos and videos. We love your comments and your regrams, and look forward to continuing to Instagram you stand-out comic book panels, fun behind-the-scenes images and amazing set photos from your favorite #DCTV series and stars.

So to thank you, we’re giving away a pretty amazing DC Comics prize package, and all you need to do to enter to win it is follow us on Instagram. Seriously, that’s all you need to do. If you’re already following us, you’re already entered!
 


Here’s what’s included:

  • A Superman baseball cap
  • A Superman can hugger
  • A Batman blanket
  • A Batman wallet
  • Superman ear buds
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Returns GN
  • Superman/Batman Vol. 1 
  • Batman: Hush GN
  • Wonder Woman Vol. 1: Blood
  • Batman/Superman Vol. 1: Crossworld
  • Injustice: God Among Us Vol. 1
  • Luthor GN
  • JLA Vol. 1
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Saga GN
  • Batman vs. Superman: Their Greatest Battles GN
  • Justice League Vol. 1: Origin
  • Superman/Wonder Woman Vol. 1: Power Couple

And again, here’s all you need to do to enter:

  1. If you’re not already doing so, follow DC Comics on Instagram. If you’re already following us, you don’t need to do anything. You’re already entered.
  2. On Friday, February 19th, one winner will be chosen at random from all Instagram followers who meet the eligibility requirements.

Entering this giveaway couldn’t be easier, so make sure you’re following us and good luck!

 

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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.  ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED.  The “DC Comics Two Million Instagram Followers Giveaway!” begins on 02/11/16 at 10:00a.m. PT and ends on 02/18/16 at 9:59 a.m. PT.  Only open to legal residents in the 50 U.S. and D.C. who are 18 years of age or older with an Instagram account. Void in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S., Military installations in foreign countries, all other U.S. territories and possessions and wherever prohibited or restricted by law. ARV of all prizes is: $325.85.  Sponsor: DC Entertainment. This Giveaway is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram. Please see the Official Rules for full details.

 

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DC COMICS TWO MILLION INSTAGRAM FOLLOWERS GIVEAWAY!
("Giveaway")

2016 OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. OPEN TO U.S. RESIDENTS ONLY. MUST BE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO ENTER AND HAVE A VALID EMAIL ADDRESS AND AN INSTAGRAM ACCOUNT TO PARTICIPATE.

THIS PROMOTION IS IN NO WAY SPONSORED, ENDORSED OR ADMINISTERED BY, OR ASSOCIATED WITH INSTAGRAM.

 

1. SPONSOR: DC Entertainment, 2900 W. Alameda Avenue, Burbank, California 91505. "Sponsor and its agents" shall mean DC Entertainment, its advertising/promotional and/or fulfillment agencies and their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries and their respective employees, officers, directors and agents.

2. ELIGIBILITY: This Giveaway is (1) open to legal residents in the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older, a valid email address, and an Instagram account, in good standing with Instagram; (2) void in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. Military installations in foreign countries, all other U.S. territories and possessions and wherever prohibited or restricted by law; and (3) subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws. Entrants who are not of the age of majority in their state of residence ("Minor") must have their parents’ or legal guardians’ ("Parent") consent to participate in the Giveaway and such entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the Parent.  Employees and consultants of DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and each of their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, divisions, and advertising and promotional agencies and their respective officers, directors and agents (collectively, the "Giveaway Entities") and the immediate family members and persons living in the same household of each are not eligible to enter or win.

3. HOW TO ENTER:

This Giveaway begins on February 11, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time ("PT") and ends on February 18, 2016 at 9:59 a.m. PT (the "Giveaway Period").

First, an entrant must be a registered user of Instagram. If you already have an Instagram account, log on using your Instagram user name and password. If you are not a registered user of Instagram, download the free Instagram application to your mobile device and register for a free Instagram account.  For more information about Instagram’s privacy practices and terms of use, please visit https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388 and https://help.instagram.com/478745558852511/?ref=hc_fnav.  By using your mobile device, standard data and messaging rates may apply according to the terms and conditions with your wireless carrier. You should contact your wireless carrier for more information about your data and messaging rate plans and charges. 

Next, you must be a follower of DC Comics’ official Instagram account at www.Instragram.com/DCComics.  If you are not a current follower, visit our profile and click the “Follow” button. Once you follow us, you will receive one entry (“Entry”). You must remain a DC Comics follower throughout the Giveaway Period to be eligible for a chance to win. During the Giveaway Period, only one (1) Entry per follower allowed and follower may only use one (1) Instagram account to participate.  Any attempt by an entrant to obtain more than the allowable entries by using multiple/different e-mail addresses, Instagram accounts, identities or any other methods will void all of that participant’s entries.

Entrants further agree that by entering, entrant complies with these Official Rules, including all eligibility requirements.  Illegible and/or incomplete Entries and Entries submitted by entrants who do not meet the eligibility requirements (including all requirements with respect to age and residence) are void. Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for lost, late, or misdirected Entries, for technical, hardware or software failures of any kind, for lost or unavailable network connections, or for failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions or any human error which may occur in the receipt or processing of the Entries. Proof of entering information at Website does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the scheduling of the Giveaway without prior notification. Use of computer programs, macro, programmed, robotic, automatic and other similar means to enter the Giveaway is prohibited and may result in the disqualification of the entrant. In the event of a dispute regarding the identity of the person submitting an Entry, the Entry will be deemed to be submitted by the registered account holder of the email address associated with the Instagram account on the date the Entry is submitted.

4. POTENTIAL WINNERS SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Potential winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about February 19, 2016 by Sponsor or its designee, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Giveaway ("Potential Winner"). Entrants need not be present to win. Potential Winners will be notified by direct message from the Sponsor’s Instagram profile (@dccomics) to the potential winner’ Instagram account ("Prize Notification") and (or Parent if a Potential Winner is a Minor) must provide by e-mail within twenty-four (24) hours of the date of the Prize Notification (the "Deadline"), his/her full name and a mailing address ("Mailing Information") where Sponsor can send the Grand Prize. The mailing address must be a street address (no P.O. boxes).  If a Potential Winner does not provide the Mailing Information in response to the Prize Notification by the Deadline, he/she will be disqualified and an alternate Potential Winner may be selected from all remaining eligible entries Sponsor received for the original drawing.  Potential Winner may also be required to complete, sign, and return to Sponsor, an Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release. Once Sponsor receives a Potential Winner's Mailing Information and if required by Sponsor, a completed and signed Affidavit of Eligibility and Liability/Publicity Release, Sponsor shall declare that Potential Winner the winner ("Grand Prize Winner"). Return of any Prize Notification or prizes will result in disqualification and at Sponsor’s sole discretion, an alternate Potential Winner may be selected by Sponsor or its designee from all eligible entries received for the original drawing. If an alternate Potential Winner is selected, Sponsor shall repeat the winner selection and notification procedures set forth in this Section 4 until a qualified Grand Prize Winner has been selected.

5. PRIZES AND ODDS OF WINNING:

Grand Prize

One (1) Grand Prize Winner will each receive the following:

  • Superman baseball cap- $17.99
  • Superman can hugger - $4.00
  • Batman Blanket - $35.00
  • Batman Wallet - $19.99
  • Superman ear buds - $6.99
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Returns - $14.99
  • Superman/Batman Vol. 1  - $19.99
  • Batman: Hush - $24.99
  • Wonder Woman Vol. 1: Blood - $14.99
  • Batman/Superman Vol. 1: Crossworld - $14.99
  • Injustice: God Among Us Vol. 1 - $14.99
  • Luthor  - $14.99
  • JLA Vol. 1 - $19.99
  • Batman: The Dark Knight Saga - $49.99
  • Batman vs. Superman: Their Greatest Battles - $9.99
  • Justice League Vol. 1: Origin – $24.99
  • Superman/Wonder Woman Vol. 1: Power Couple - $16.99

Total Grand Prize Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $325.85.

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received. Each Entry will have an equal chance of winning.

6. PRIZE CONDITIONS: Selection and specifics of the Grand Prize will be determined in the Sponsor's sole discretion.  The Grand Prize is subject to availability and may not be awarded.  No cash redemption or prize substitution allowed, except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute cash value or another prize it believes is of equal or greater value.  The Grand Prize is non-transferable. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received.  Each Entry will have an equal chance of winning.  There is one Grand Prize.  The Grand Prize is awarded "AS IS" and without WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose).  Acceptance, participation in and/or use of the Grand Prize is at Grand Prize Winners’ sole risk and Sponsor is not responsible for any damages whatsoever, including special, indirect, or consequential damages, arising out of or in connection with the use and/or misuse of any such prize.

7. TAXES AND COSTS RELATED TO THE PRIZES: All applicable taxes, including all federal, state, local and other taxes and any license, destination and delivery charges is the sole responsibility of the Grand Winner. Grand Prize Winner may be issued a 1099 tax form for the ARV of their prizes.  Any additional expenses not included in the Grand Prize are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner.

8. GENERAL CONDITIONS: By participating in this Giveaway, entrants agree: (a) to be bound by these Official Rules, the decisions of Sponsor and/or its designee, and DC Entertainment’s Privacy Policy; (b) to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Instagram, and the Giveaway Entities and their respective agents from any and all claims, demands, damages, losses, liabilities, costs or expenses caused by, arising out of, or related to their participation in the Giveaway and/or their participation in any Prize-related activities (including, without limitation, any property loss, damage, personal injury or death caused to any person(s)); and (c) to be contacted by Sponsor via Instagram direct message and e-mail.  By accepting the Grand Prize, Grand Prize Winners consent to the use of the Grand Prize Winners’ name and/or likeness (including his/her voice, biographical information, city and state of residence, statements, and/or photograph(s)) for advertising and promotional purposes without additional compensation (except if a Grand Prize Winner is a resident of TN or where prohibited by law).  Sponsor reserves the right to make changes or additions to these Official Rules and/or extend the dates of this Giveaway for any reason at any time.  Sponsor’s failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

9. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION: In order to participate in this Giveaway, entrants will be required to supply certain information as provided in these Official Rules. This information will be used by Sponsor for the purposes of administering the Giveaway. The personal information will be collected, processed and used in accordance with the DC Entertainment’s Privacy Policy, which can be found at http://www.dcentertainment.com/privacy-policy.

10. INTERNET: If for any reason the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned, including infection due to computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, human error or any other causes beyond the control of Sponsor that corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Giveaway, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds who tampers with the entry process, operation of the Giveaway, Web site or mobile app, and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Giveaway without notice and to select the winner from all eligible Entries received prior to the cancellation or termination. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect or delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, problems or technical malfunctions of any computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or Entry to be received by Sponsor on account of human error, technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or mobile app, theft or destruction, or unauthorized access to, or tampering with or hacking of Website, any combination thereof, or otherwise, including any injury or damage to any entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from participation in the Giveaway.

11. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY ALTER OR DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATIONS OF THE GIVEAWAY MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWSAND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

12. DISPUTES: Each entrant agrees that all issues, disputes and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of any entrant or the Giveaway Entities in connection with the Giveaway, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the state of California. If any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to the Giveaway, the Official Rules, or the breach of any term hereof cannot be otherwise resolved, it must be submitted exclusively to binding arbitration conducted in the county of Los Angeles, and administered by Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services (“JAMS”) in accordance with its Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures or subsequent versions thereof (the “JAMS Rules”). The JAMS Rules for selection of an arbitrator shall be followed, except that the arbitrator shall be an experienced arbitrator licensed to practice law in California. The decision of the arbitrator shall be binding, final and conclusive and shall not be appealable to any court. The remedy for any claim shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket expenses (if any), not to exceed one hundred dollars ($100), and in no event shall any party be entitled to recover punitive, exemplary, consequential or incidental damages, including attorneys’ fees or other such related costs of bringing a claim, or to rescind this agreement or seek injunctive or any other equitable relief, and entrant (or the entrant’s parent if entrant is a Minor) further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased. Notwithstanding the above, each entrant agrees that any disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway or the Grand Prize awarded or the determination of a Grand Prize Winners shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.

13. WINNERS LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: For a Winners List or a copy of the Official Rules, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: "DC Comics Two Million Followers Giveaway!" Winners List/Official Rules, 2900 W. Alameda Avenue, Burbank, CA 91505, to be received no later than February 26, 2016.

© 2016 DC Entertainment

Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the Giveaway should be directed to Sponsor at wbol-admin@warnerbros.com and not to Instagram. 

Reference to third parties in connection with the prizes and/or third party websites or services are for reference and identification purposes only and not intended to suggest endorsement, sponsorship or affiliation with Sponsor for the Giveaway.