THE VIEW’S BLACK FRIDAY CASH SWEEPSTAKES
American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Sponsor”).
The View’s Black Friday Cash Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older (or the age of majority in the jurisdiction of their residence, whichever is older at time of entry). Void in Guam, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands and other U.S. Territories, and where prohibited or restricted by law.
Any individuals (including, but not limited to, employees) who have, within six (6) months prior to the start date of the Sweepstakes, performed services for RetailMeNot, Inc. (the “Prize Provider”), American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., as well as persons involved in the creation, development or production (including cast and crew) of The View television show, and/or their respective parent, subsidiary, related, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or win. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, stepsiblings, grandchildren, step-grandchildren, or spouses, regardless of where they live. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three (3) consecutive months a year, whether related or not.
III. HOW AND WHEN TO ENTER
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The Sweepstakes begins at 11:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on November 24, 2020 and ends at 12:00 AM ET on November 25, 2020 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor’s computer is the official clock for this Sweepstakes.
Enter via the following method:
Visit The View’s official website (abcnews.com/theview) or Facebook page (facebook.com/theview), click on the “THE VIEW’S BLACK FRIDAY CASH SWEEPSTAKES” image/post, and complete and submit an entry form requiring the following information: first and last name, contact phone number, a valid email address and date of birth, and upload one (1) recent, recognizable photo of yourself (“Photo”) (as further described below).
PHOTO: Photo must be a recognizable, recent photo of the entrant. Exact compositions of the Photos are at the entrant’s discretion.
Each entrant represents and warrants the following:
• You confirm that you are the copyright owner of the Photo submitted. In addition, you confirm that you have all of the necessary rights and permissions to grant us this license for its use.
• You give The View and American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. non-exclusive permission to reproduce, use and edit the Photo on all platforms, in all media (now known or hereafter developed), including, without limitation, broadcast, online, streaming and social media, for any purpose, including, but not limited to, promotional uses, worldwide in perpetuity.
• You give Sponsor permission to distribute the Photo to its licensees, including, but not limited to, owned stations, affiliates, partners, licensees and assigns, for their use on all platforms, in all media (now known or hereafter developed), including, without limitation, broadcast, online, streaming and social media, for any purpose, including, but not limited to, promotional uses, worldwide in perpetuity.
• You understand that you will receive no payment or royalty for any use under this agreement; that Sponsor is under no obligation to use, edit or distribute the Photo; and that you have no right to inspect or approve any use of the Photo.
Photos must not contain or depict any unlawful, defamatory, obscene, sexually explicit, or otherwise objectionable content, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. NOTE: Photos with a political/2020 election theme shall not be permitted. In the event Sponsor determines that an entrant’s Photo is not eligible to enter the Contest or does not have potential be featured on-air, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify such entrant. Entrants may not receive advance notice if his/her entry has been disqualified by Sponsor.
Entries are limited to one (1) entry per person regardless of how many email addresses and/or Facebook accounts a person may have. Entrants who have won a prize from Sponsor in the last six (6) months are not eligible. Entrants consent to use of provided phone number and e-mail for potential winner notification.
Note, by entering through Facebook, you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook as this Sweepstakes is not sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook nor is Facebook associated with this Sweepstakes in any way. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding this Sweepstakes must be directed to Sponsor, and not to Facebook.
If entrant chooses to enter using a mobile device, standard data rates may apply. Check your carrier for any applicable charges.
IV. HOW AND WHEN WINNERS WILL BE SELECTED AND NOTIFIED
On Wednesday, November 25, 2020, one (1) winner will be randomly selected from all eligible entries received during the Sweepstakes Period. In the event a potential winner is deemed ineligible, fails to comply with Sweepstakes procedures, or is not available to claim the prize for any reason, then an alternate winner will be selected at random, time permitting.
Potential winner will be notified on or about 10:00 AM ET on November 25, 2020 via the contact phone number and/or email address provided in the entry form. Additionally, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, elect to announce the potential winner’s name on the air. Potential winner must respond to Sponsor’s notification attempt within seventy-two (72) hours in order to claim the prize. Potential winner must return any required documents from Sponsor (e.g., identity verification, affidavit of eligibility, prize release, publicity release, etc.) within the time period specified by Sponsor. If a potential winner fails to respond or return the required documents within the specified time, such potential winner will forfeit the prize.
Odds of winning depend on number of valid entries received.
Final determination of the winner is always conditional on verification of eligibility and compliance with all rules and procedures.
One (1) winner will receive a check in the amount of $5,000 from Sponsor (or its parent company) within six (6) weeks of receiving completed paperwork from winner (the “Prize”).
Actual Retail Value of the Prize: $5,000
Some restrictions may apply. Federal, state and local taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner, who will receive an IRS Form 1099 reflecting the final actual value of any prize valued at $600 or more. For prizes valued over $600, winner must submit a validly executed IRS form W-9.
Winner is not entitled to exchange or transfer Prize or to obtain cash or other substitutes, but Sponsor in its sole discretion may substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Furthermore, Sponsor will not replace mutilated, stolen, or lost checks.
By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which shall be final in all respects.
By participating in this Sweepstakes and accepting any prize that they may win, entrants agree to release American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., RetailMeNot, Inc., Facebook, and their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, any advertising and promotion agencies and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Sweepstakes and/or acceptance or use of the Prize.
Entrants authorize the Released Parties to use their name, voice, likeness, biographical data, city and state of residence and entry materials in programming or promotional material, worldwide in perpetuity, or on a winner’s list, if applicable, without further compensation unless prohibited by law. Sponsor is not obligated to use any of the above mentioned information or materials (including, but not limited to, the Photos), but may do so and may edit such information or materials, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, without further obligation or compensation.
To claim prize, (a) winner must provide proof of age, identity and residency, and (b) winner must sign and return affidavit of eligibility/compliance with rules, publicity/liability release and indemnification all within the time period specified by Sponsor.
VII. MISCELLANEOUS; WINNERS LIST
Void where prohibited. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.
Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and to cancel, terminate, modify and/or suspend the Sweepstakes in the event of tampering or other circumstances, including, but not limited to, acts of God or civil disturbance that render it impractical or impossible to complete or fulfill the Sweepstakes as originally planned.
For winner’s name, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to The View, Attn: Sweepstakes Administrator, 147 Columbus Ave., New York, NY 10023 within sixty (60) days after Sweepstakes Period end date. Vermont residents may omit return postage.