YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THIS PROMOTION, USE OF THE GEEKEXCHANGE WEBSITE OR THE EGM CONTENT SUITE, INCLUDING ALL APPLICATIONS, SWEEPSTAKES, GIVE-AWAYS, AND CONTESTS (COLLECTIVELY, “GEEKEXCHANGE”) IS CONDITIONED UPON YOUR AGREEMENT TO ABIDE BY OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING GEEKEXCHANGE:
ABOUT THIS PROMOTION
No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Some restrictions may apply. One qualifier per household. You need not be present to win.
Deadline for Entry: The deadline for entry is posted within the promotion, contest, or sweepstakes. This deadline can also be obtained by emailing contests@GEEKExchange.com with a request referencing the name of the promotion.
The sweepstakes: All sweepstakes are eligible for entry (as that may be defined from promotion to promotion) during the dates specified in each Contest by anyone eligible to enter. EGM MEDIA, LLC may publicize , by means of promotion at www.GEEKExchange.com and via other internal and third-party means, the opportunity to submit entries to win prizes as detailed below.
Eligibility: In order to submit entries, entrants must be of at least 18 years of age, or must have the consent of a parent or legal guardian, and live in the United States of America. Any individuals (including but not limited to employees, consultants, independent contractors, and interns) who have, within the past six months, performed services for EGM MEDIA, LLC, or other Contest promoters, participants, or sponsors, or any organizations responsible for sponsoring, fulfilling, administering, advertising or promoting the Contest or supplying the prize, and/or their respective parent, subsidiary, affiliated and successor companies, and immediate family and household members of such individuals, are not eligible to enter or play. “Immediate family members” shall mean parents, stepparents, children, stepchildren, siblings, stepsiblings, or spouses. “Household members” shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months in one calendar year.
How to enter: The available methods of entry for each Contest includes mailing, via postage-paid envelope, a single sheet of paper including your name, address, and a valid contact phone number and/or email address to GEEK Contest, 21781 Ventura Blvd, Suite 315, Woodland Hills, CA 91364. Please write the name of the Contest you are entering on the front of the envelope and on your entry paper. Additional methods of entry, if any, are detailed within each specific Contest announcement.
How to win: The prize winner(s) will be selected in a random drawing conducted from all qualified entries after the Cut-Off Date specified in the Contest. In the event the original prize winner does not meet Official Rules or eligibility requirements, or he/she or the parent or legal guardian forfeits the prize, EGM MEDIA, LLC will award prize to an alternate that will be chosen via a random drawing of all remaining qualified entries. Process will continue until all prizes are awarded.
All entries must be received on or before the Contest Entry Cut-Off Date specified within the Contest announcement. The selection will be held the week following the expiration of the Cut-Off Date. Decision of the judges and EGM MEDIA, LLC is final. Prize winners will be notified by mail or e-mail and must meet all eligibility requirements.
By entering, each contestant agrees to be bound by all applicable rules. EGM MEDIA, LLC, its promotional agents and sweepstakes co-sponsors are not responsible for illegible, lost, delayed or misdirected mail, errors in faxes or shipments, busy phone signals, Internet connection errors, server errors, or any other acts that may result in lost or incomplete entries.
Prizes: A complete list of prizes is included in the Contest announcement. The estimated value of all prizes can be obtained by clicking here. Prizes are non-transferable. There may be no cash or other substitutions of prizes by winner. However, EGM MEDIA, LLC reserves the right to substitute similar prizes of equal or greater value in the event the above prize is unavailable for any reason. Individual, parent or legal guardian of winner is solely responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes with respect to entire prize.
Winner or Parent or legal guardian of prize winner may be required to sign an Affidavit of Eligibility, Release and Indemnification Form (“the Form”) that : a) releases, indemnifies and holds harmless EGM MEDIA, LLC and all other sponsors and/or promoters of the Contest, their parent, affiliated, subsidiary and successor companies, and all respective officers, directors, employees, agents, and representatives, advertising agencies and promotional sponsors (collectively the “Release”) from and against any and all harm, expense, liability or injury that may be sustained relating to or arising from participation in the sweepstakes or acceptance or use of the prize; and b) authorizes the Releasee to use the winners’ names, likenesses, photographs, voices and biographical data for any purpose, in any media, unless prohibited by law.
Prizes will not be released until EGM MEDIA, LLC receives any and all required documents. Failure of prize winners to return the Forms within the required timeframe will result in automatic forfeiture of any prizes and all such prizes shall be awarded to an alternate winner. In the event of a prize forfeiture, the winner or parent or legal guardian of the winner forfeiting prize will sign a Prize Forfeit Form and return to EGM MEDIA, LLC within ten (10) days of receiving the Form.
Winners selected by EGM MEDIA, LLC will have fourteen (14) days to claim their prize from the date that EGM Media, LLC provides written notification to the contact email, Facebook profile, or other method of contact that each promotion requires for entry. After this period of time has elapsed a new winner will be selected and EGM MEDIA, LLC shall have no further obligation of any kind to the recipient of the original notification. EGM MEDIA, LLC has no obligation to send more than one notification to the contact method provided by the participant of the promotion.
Unforeseen Events: EGM MEDIA, LLC reserves the right to change this sweepstakes at their sole discretion at any time that EGM MEDIA, LLC becomes aware of any circumstances or occurrence which would materially affect the sweepstakes security or fairness. EGM MEDIA, LLC reserves the right to announce any sweepstakes rules changes in print or online, at any time. EGM MEDIA, LLC is not responsible for the inability of the winner to accept the prize for any reason.
By participating in the Contest, you agree that the all entities associated with the Contest, including but not limited to sponsors, marketers, promoters, or suppliers of Contest Prizes, have no responsibilities with respect to the Contest and you agree to release and hold these entities and their employees, officers, directors, shareholders, agents, representatives, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion, and fulfillment agencies, and legal advisors (the “Promotion Sponsors and Affiliates”), harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind in connection with the Contest, or resulting from acceptance, possession or use of any prize, including without limitation, personal injury, death, and property damage, and claims based on publicity rights, defamation, or invasion of privacy. Further, by participating in the Contest, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold Promotion Sponsors and Affiliates harmless from any and all losses, damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind which arise from or in connection with the entry.
List of Winners: For a copy of winner list, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: GEEK Contest Winners, 21781 Ventura Blvd., Suite 315, Woodland Hills, CA 91364. In your request, state that you would like a copy of the “winners list” and specify the Contest you are inquiring about. Request must be received within one year from the Cut-Off Date.
Additional Notices: Promotions sponsored by GEEKEXCHANGE may use third-party platforms including, but not limited to, social media sites such as Facebook and users acknowledge that no promotions featured on GEEK, GEEKEXCHANGE or GEEKEXCHANGE social media pages, or other assets owned, controlled, or engaged by GEEK are sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or any other third-party platform. Any entrant or participant in a sweepstakes, contest, or other promotion agrees, with their use, to provide a complete release of Facebook or any other third-party service that may require such release, in conjunction with participation in the promotion or with GEEKEXCHANGE. All information provided by participant is being provided to EGM MEDIA, LLC and not to Facebook or any other third-party service.
Also note that certain promotions sponsored by GEEKEXCHANGE may use applications as a supplementary method of acquiring and collecting entries including, but not limited to, applications branded “Launch Day” and users acknowledge that no promotions featured on GEEK, GEEKEXCHANGE or Launch Day applications, or other applications owned, controlled, or engaged by GEEK, are sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with application distributors including, but not limited to, Apple, Inc. and Google, Inc. Any entrant or participant in a sweepstakes, contest, or other promotion agrees, with their use, to provide a complete release of Apple and Google or any other third-party service that may require such release, in conjunction with participation in the promotion. All information provided by participant is being provided to EGM MEDIA, LLC and not to Apple, Google, or any other third-party service that distributes applications.
Participation in contests, sweepstakes, or promotions may be conditioned on EGM MEDIA, LLC’s sole and absolute discretion and/or upon additional rules and regulations that collectively comprise the promotion.