THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS: GOLDEN CHILD SWEEPSTAKES 2019
1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR TO WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.
2. 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.
3. ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is (1) open to legal residents in the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older and have Internet access; (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 Sweepstakes 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, prize suppliers and their respective officers, directors and agents (collectively, the “Sweepstakes Entities”) and the immediate family members and persons living in the same household of each are not eligible to enter or win.
4. HOW TO ENTER: This Sweepstakes begins on December 11th, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time (“PT”) and ends on January 13th , 2020 at 9:59 a.m.PT (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official timekeeping device for the Sweepstakes. To enter the Sweepstakes, go here https://www.dccomics.com/blog/2019/12/13/dark-knight-returns-golden-child-sweepstakes
(“Website”), complete the required fields as indicated on the online entry form, and click on the enter/submit button (collectively an “Entry” or “Entries”)
If you have a compatible mobile device and choose to use it to participate and enter the Sweepstakes, standard message and data rates may apply based on the terms and conditions of your wireless carrier’s plan. Other charges may apply, such as normal airtime and carrier charges, and may appear on your mobile device bill or be deducted from your mobile device prepaid account balance. Wireless carriers’ rate plans may vary, and you should contact your wireless carrier for more information on data rate plans and charges relating to you and your participation in this Sweepstakes.
Entrants agree that by submitting a Entry, entrant agrees, understands and complies with these Official Rules.
Limit one (1) Entry per email address or household is allowed per calendar day during the Sweepstakes Period regardless of method of entry. If more than one such Entry is submitted in a calendar day only the first such Entry submitted will be accepted. Any attempt by an entrant to obtain more than the allowable entries by using multiple/different e-mail addresses, accounts, identities or any other methods will void all of that participant’s entries.
As part of your Entry, you agree to be automatically subscribed to receive updates, news and offers from Sponsor and the Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of companies (each and collectively, “Subscription”). You can manage and unsubscribe from your Subscription at any time without affecting your chances of winning. If you ever decide in the future that you would like to stop receiving your Subscription, you can (i) follow the “unsubscribe” instructions or (ii) visit your subscription preferences page provided in the marketing email you receive from us. Please note that by submitting your Entry, your Subscription may include communications from us that you previously unsubscribed prior to your participation in this Sweepstakes. You can always unsubscribe following the procedure above. If you need assistance, please send us an email at email@example.com.
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 submission of entry at Website does not constitute proof of delivery or receipt. Sponsor reserves the right to modify the scheduling of the Sweepstakes without prior notification. Use of computer programs, macro, programmed, robotic, automatic and other similar means to enter the Sweepstakes is prohibited and may result in the disqualification of the entrant. In the event of any dispute concerning the identity of any entrant, the Entry will be deemed submitted by the natural person who is the authorized account holder of the transmitting email address used to participate in the Sweepstakes. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. If a dispute regarding the entrant’s identity cannot be resolved by Sponsor, the Entry will be deemed ineligible. All Entries become the sole property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
5. POTENTIAL WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: A potential winner will be selected at random from among all eligible Entries received drawing on or about December 20th, 2019 by Sponsor or its designee, whose decisions are final and binding on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes (“Potential Winner”). Entrants need not be present to win. Potential Winner (or Parent if a Potential Winner is a Minor) will be notified by e-mail (“Prize Notification”) and must provide by e-mail within five (5) calendar days of the date of the Prize Notification (the “Deadline”), with his/her full name, mailing address (no P.O. Boxes) and any additional information (“Information”) requested by Sponsor. If a Potential Winner does not provide the Information in response to the Prize Notification by the Deadline, he/she will be disqualified and an alternate Potential Winner may be selected by Sponsor in a random drawing from all remaining eligible entries received for the original drawing, if time permits. Once Sponsor receives Potential Winner’s Information and, if required by Sponsor, a completed and signed affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release and any other forms required by Sponsor by the Deadline, which shall be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion, Sponsor shall declare that Potential Winner is a winner (“Grand Prize Winner”). If an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release, and any other required forms are not required by Sponsor, which shall be determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion, the Potential Winner will be named a Grand Prize Winner upon Sponsor’s receipt of the Information, if received by the Deadline. Sponsor is not responsible for any failure of delivery of the Prize Notification as described in herein. Return of any Prize Notification to Sponsor (e.g. email is undeliverable) will result in disqualification, and an alternate Potential Winner may be selected by Sponsor, in a random drawing from all remaining eligible entries received for the original drawing, if time permits.
6. PRIZES AND ODDS OF WINNING:
One (1) Grand Prize Winner will receive the following:
- One (1) Copy of each of the six (6) DARK KNIGHT RETURNS: THE GOLDEN CHILD #1 issues and variant covers - $6 each, $36 total
- One (1) BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS Book & Mask Set - $40
- One (1) DC DESIGNER SERIES FRANK MILLER BATMAN - $150
- One (1) DC GALLERY: DARK KNIGHT RETURNS BATMAN COWL - $90
- One (1) THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN MINI BATTLE STATUE - $150
- One (1) THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS A CALL TO ARMS MINI BATTLE STATUE - $150
- One (1) BATMAN BLACK & WHITE: BATMAN BY KLAUS JANSON STATUE - $80
- One (1) BATMAN DARK KNIGHT III: MASTER RACE Collector’s Edition Box Set – $117 (9 books at $13 each)
- One (1) Funko POP! Heroes – Batman The Dark Knight Returns - Carrie Kelley Robin - $10
Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize: $827
7. PRIZE CONDITIONS: Selection and specifics of the Grand Prize will be determined in the Sponsor’s sole discretion. The Grand Prize, or any part of 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. Autographs have no cash value. The Grand Prize is non-transferable. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible Entries received. 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 Winner’s 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.
8. 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 Prize Winner. Grand Prize Winner may be issued a 1099 tax form for the ARV of their prizes and may be required to provide his/her tax payer ID number, social security number, and or other information for tax purposes where prize value requires it. Any additional expenses not included in the Grand Prize are the sole responsibility of the Grand Prize Winner.
Noncompliance with any of these Official Rules may result in disqualification. By entering this Sweepstakes, entrants and Grand Prize Winner agrees to maintain a behavior in accordance with all applicable laws and generally accepted practices. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any entrant or the Grand Prize Winner if his/her behavior is determined by Sponsor, is unsportsmanlike or is of disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
11. INTERNET/MOBILE: If for any reason the Sweepstakes is not capable of running as planned, including infection due to computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failure, including but not limited to failures of wireless, cellular, or Internet service providers, 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 Sweepstakes, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any individual it finds who tampers with the entry process, operation of the Sweepstakes or Website, and to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Sweepstakes 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 and mobile device 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 website, 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 Sweepstakes.
12. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY ALTER OR DAMAGE ANY ONLINE SERVICE OR WEBSITE OR TO UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATIONS OF THE SWEEPSTAKES MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS 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.
13. 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 Sweepstakes Entities in connection with the Sweepstakes, 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 Sweepstakes, 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”), except to the extent such rules conflict with the procedures set forth herein. The JAMS Rules are currently available at https://www.jamsadr.com/adr-rules-procedures/. 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 incurred (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, to the maximum extent permitted by law, any disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or the Grand Prize awarded or the determination of a Grand Prize Winner shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action.
14. PUBLICITY: By accepting the Grand Prize, unless prohibited by law, Grand Prize Winner consents that Sponsor may use the Grand Prize Winner’s name, statements, photograph, likeness (including without limitation, his/her voice, biographical information, city and state of residence), statements concerning the Sweepstakes, or Sponsors’ products without further compensation or notice for purpose of Sponsor’s advertising, promotion, and merchandising purposes, without additional compensation or prior approval, and grant all rights to edit or modify and to publish and copyright it.
15. WINNERS LIST/OFFICIAL RULES: For a Winners List or a copy of the Official Rules, please send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: () SWEEPSTAKES Winners List/Official Rules, 2900 W. Alameda Avenue, Burbank, CA 91505, to be received no later than .
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