Jawscers 2021 Giveaway Rules

Read the official rules for the 2021 Jawscers T-Shirt Giveaway

July 10, 2021

The following promotion is intended for the 50 United States and D.C. only and will be construed and evaluated according to United States laws. Do not proceed in this site if you are not a legal resident of the 50 United States or D.C., 21 years or older.

SHARK WEEK JAWSCERS T-SHIRT GIVEAWAY

OFFICIAL RULES – NO PURCHASE NECESSARY

TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND D.C., 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

  1. How to Enter: The Shark Week Jawscers T-Shirt Giveaway (the “Promotion”) begins at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on July 11, 2021 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on July 16, 2021 (the “Promotion Period”). The Promotion Period consists of six (6) individual drawings with separate Entry Periods (each an “Entry Period” and collectively the “Entry Periods”). All entries must be received by the end time and date (detailed below) of each respective Entry Period to be eligible for the corresponding drawing. To enter via Twitter, you will need to sign into your Twitter account (“Twitter Account”) or, if you are not already a member, become a member of Twitter.com and sign into your Twitter Account. Creating a Twitter Account is free. By submitting your information and creating a Twitter Account, you will be required to agree to the Twitter terms of service and privacy policy. During each Entry Period, the @SharkWeek Twitter Account (the “Official Twitter Account”) will post a Tweet which provides the applicable hashtag(s) and any additional entry requirements (“Prompt Tweet”). You must click on the hashtag option of your choice provided in the Prompt Tweet and comply with these Official Rules to be eligible to enter the Promotion. To enter, eligible entrants must log into their Twitter Account and post the re-Tweet which is auto-generated from your clicking on the hashtag option specified in the applicable Prompt Tweet, during the applicable Entry Period (hereinafter an “Entry”). Your Entry must include the auto-generated hashtag you chose from the Prompt Tweet and the other auto-generated hashtags: “#giveaway” and “#SharkWeek”.

Incomplete or incorrect Entries will not be eligible. These official rules are also available on the Discovery® website (http://www.discovery.com/JawscersRules) (the “Website”). Limit of one (1) entry per eligible person, per day. If multiple entries are received in the same day, only the first entry will be accepted and additional entries will be disqualified. Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same email address. Any attempt by you to obtain more than one (1) entry per day by using multiple/different email addresses, identities, registrations or logins, or any other methods may void your entries and you may be disqualified from the Promotion. Any use of robotic, repetitive, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods or agents (including, but not limited to, sweepstakes or other promotion entry services) will void all entries by you. In the event of a dispute as to any online entry, the authorized account holder of the email address used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holders.

If your Twitter Account is set to “private”, your tweet may not be visible to Sponsor and, therefore, will not be received by Sponsor, resulting in your failure to enter the Promotion. Sponsor may not receive entries that fail to strictly follow the posting instructions set forth in these Official Rules and Sponsor is not responsible for failure to see or receive an entry. Sponsor, at its sole discretion, may accept a technically incorrect unique term. Messages not received by Sponsor will not be entered into the Promotion.

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  1. Eligibility: This Promotion is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C. who are 21 years of age or older as of the Promotion start date. Employees and members of their households and immediate families (spouses, parents, siblings, children and each of their respective spouses) of the Promotion Entities (as defined below) and their respective parent companies, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and their advertising and promotion agencies and all local sponsors are not eligible.
  2. Privacy: In connection with the Promotion entry process Sponsor may be collecting personal data about entrants on the Website in accordance with its privacy policy. Please review Sponsor’s privacy policy located at: https://corporate.discovery.com/privacy-policy/. By participating in the Promotion, you hereby agree to Sponsor’s collection and usage of your personal information and acknowledge that you have read and accepted Sponsor’s privacy policy and terms of use. When you enter at the Website, you may be asked to consent to receive promotional emails and reminders for upcoming promotions and information about Sponsor. Consenting to receive such emails is optional and does not have to be agreed to in order to be eligible to enter the Promotion and does not improve your chances of winning. Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes your consent to Sponsor’s use of your name, likeness, entry, and state of residence for promotional purposes in any media without further payment or consideration.
  3. Publicity Grant: Except where prohibited, participation in the Promotion constitutes your consent to Promotion Entities’ use of your name, photograph, likeness, statements, biographical information, voice, entry, and state of residence for promotional purposes in any and all media, now or hereafter devised, worldwide in perpetuity, without further payment or consideration, notification or permission.
  1. Limitations of Liability: Discovery Communications, LLC (“Sponsor”), Twitter, Inc. and/or any other participating entities (collectively with Sponsor, the “Promotion Entities”) their respective affiliates, subsidiaries, parent, advertising and promotion agencies, prize suppliers, and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees and agents, and any and all Internet servers and access provider(s) (collectively with Sponsor, the “Released Parties”) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate entry information; human error; technical malfunctions; failures, omissions, interruption, deletion, or defect of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, server providers, or software, including any injury or damage to your or any other computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Promotion; inability to access the Website or Twitter; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; transactions that are processed late or incorrectly or are incomplete or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site; printing or human or other errors; and any entries which are late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, or any combination thereof. Online submission is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. Sponsor reserves the right to conduct a background check on any potential winner and reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any person based on such background check if Sponsor determines in its sole discretion that awarding the prize to such potential winner might reflect negatively on Sponsor or any of the Promotion Entities. By entering, you agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Released Parties from and against all claims and damages or liability arising in connection with your participation and/or entry in the Promotion and/or your receipt or use of any prize awarded in this Promotion or due to any injuries, damages or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any prize or participation in any Promotion-related activity or participation in this Promotion. Except where prohibited by law, the winner’s entry and acceptance of the prize constitutes permission for the Promotion Entities to use said winner’s names, photographs, likenesses, statements, biographical information, voices, and city and state addresses on a worldwide basis, and in all forms of media, in perpetuity, without further compensation. If by reason of a printing or other error, more prizes are claimed than the number set forth in these rules, all persons making purportedly valid claims will be included in a random drawing to award the advertised number of prizes available in the prize category in question. No more than the advertised number of prizes will be awarded. You further understand and agree that all rights under Section 1542 of the Civil Code of California (“Section 1542”) and any similar law of any state or territory of the United States that may be applicable with respect to the foregoing release are hereby expressly and forever waived. You acknowledge that Section 1542 provides that: “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS THAT THE CREDITOR OR RELEASING PARTY DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE AND THAT, IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR OR RELEASED PARTY.” The releases hereunder are intended to apply to all claims not known or suspected to exist with the intent of waiving the effect of laws requiring the intent to release future unknown claims.
  2. How Winners will be Determined: Five (5) daily prize winners (each a “Daily Prize Winner”) will be determined from the eligible entries submitted during each of the six (6) Entry Periods for a total of Thirty (30) Daily Prize Winners. Prospective Daily Prize Winners will be selected in a random drawing on or about the date specified in the table above. Non-winning Entries will not be carried over into subsequent Entry Periods, if any. Prospective Daily Prize Winners will be contacted by Twitter direct message within three (3) business days following the drawing. Sponsor’s decisions with respect to winners, these Official Rules, and all other matters pertaining to the Promotion shall be final and binding.

Prospective Daily Prize Winners will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and release of liability and publicity (where permitted), and return same, properly executed, within five (5) days of issuance of prize notification. If Sponsor is unable to contact the prospective Daily Prize Winners within three (3) days from first notification attempt, if a potential Daily Prize Winner fails to complete and return all requested forms by the specified date, if a potential Daily Prize Winner does not pass Sponsor’s background check (in its sole discretion), or if the potential Daily Prize Winner fails to comply with any of the requirements, that Daily Prize Winner’s prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential winner shall be selected. The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.

  1. Conditions of Entry: Entry materials that have been tampered with or altered are void. If in the Sponsor’s opinion there is any suspected or actual evidence of electronic or non-electronic tampering with any portion of the Promotion, or if computer virus, bugs, unauthorized intervention, fraud, or technical difficulties or failures compromise or corrupt or affect the administration, integrity, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Promotion, the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and void any entries submitted fraudulently, to modify, suspend, or terminate the Promotion, or to conduct a random drawing to award the prizes using all eligible, non-suspect entries received as of the termination date. Should the Promotion be terminated prior to the stated expiration date, notice will be posted on the Website. In the event of a dispute as to the identity of the winner based on an email address, the winning entry will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at time of entry. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY YOU TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES) FROM YOU TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW, INCLUDING CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
  2. Prizes: Each Daily Prize Winner will win (the “Daily Prize”): One (1) Limited Edition Shark Week T-Shirt, size large. ARV of the Daily Prize: $20. ARV of all prizes in this Promotion: $600.

The specifics of all aforementioned elements of the prizes in the Promotion shall be solely determined by Sponsor. All costs, taxes, fees, and expenses associated with any element of any prize not specifically addressed above are the sole responsibility of the respective winner. All federal, state and local taxes on prizes are the prize winner’s responsibility. Grand Prize Winner may be issued a 1099 tax form for the actual value of the Daily Prize.

Prizes cannot be transferred or substituted except at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize, or portions thereof, with a prize of equal or greater value.

  1. Disputes/Governing Law: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these rules, or the rights and obligations of any entrant or the Promotion Entities in connection with the Promotion, shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of New York without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions which would cause the application or the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York. Any action or litigation concerning this Agreement shall take place exclusively in the federal or state courts sitting in New York County, New York, and you expressly consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waive all defenses of lack of jurisdiction and inconvenient forum with respect to such courts. Any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or in connection with this Promotion, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action. You agree to service of process by mail or other method acceptable under the laws of the State of New York. ANY CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND/OR AWARDS SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ENTERING THIS PROMOTION. YOU HEREBY WAIVE ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO ATTORNEY'S FEES, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ENTRANT, IDENTIFIABLE PERSONS, OR THIRD PARTY PARTICIPANTS, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.
  2. Winners List: Beginning on or about August 16, 2021, you may obtain the names of the prize winners by going to the Website.
  3. Sponsor: Discovery Communications, LLC, 230 Park Avenue South, New York, New York 10003.
  4. Trademark Attribution: The Discovery®, Shark Week®, and Twitter® trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners. The Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Twitter, Inc. You are providing information to Sponsor and not to Twitter, Inc.

The Promotion and all accompanying materials are © 2021 Discovery Communications, LLC.

Short Form Rules

Short Form TV Rules

The scan line size is 22 and the length of time is 3 seconds for the first line across the screen and one second for each additional line. So a 2 line super would be on for 4 seconds.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., age 21 or older. Void where prohibited. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Giveaway ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on July 16, 2021. For full official rules and to enter, visit http://www.discovery.com/JawscersRules. Sponsored by Discovery Communications, LLC.

Note: If the television spot runs before the start of the Giveaway, the words “starts at 9:00 a.m. ET on July 1, 2021 and” must be inserted between “Giveaway” and “ends”.

Short Form Print Rules

These rules should be in a font size 10 or above – they must be easily legible.

No purchase necessary. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., age 21 or older. Void where prohibited. Odds of winning depend on number of entries received. Giveaway ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on July 16, 2021. For full official rules, prize disclosures, and instructions on how to enter, visit http://www.discovery.com/JawscersRules. Sponsored by Discovery Communications, LLC, 230 Park Avenue South, New York, New York 10003.

Note: If the print ad runs before the start of the Giveaway, the words “starts at 9:00 a.m. ET on July 11, 2021 and” must be inserted between “Giveaway” and “ends”.

Short Form Online Ads – Banner and Facebook

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Ends 7/16/21. For instructions on how to enter and for complete details, visit http://www.discovery.com/JawscersRules.

Short Form Online Ads – Non-Banner

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 21 years or older. Ends 7/16/21. For instructions on how to enter and for complete details and odds, visit http://www.discovery.com/JawscersRules.

Twitter and Instagram

Twitter and Instagram mentions must include a link. The link must link to a page that either (i) has the full official rules, or (ii) has the short form print rules set forth above, plus a link to the full official rules.

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