#SafeBeforeShows Sweepstakes

Official Rules

 

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

 

1. Eligibility: #SafeBeforeShows Sweepstakes (the ďSweepstakesĒ) is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen (18) years old at the time of entry.Employees of Spotify USA Inc., Merkle Inc., and their parent and affiliate companies as well as the immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings and children) and household members of each such employee are not eligible. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited. Participation constitutes entrantís full and unconditional agreement to these Official Rules. Sponsorís and Administratorís decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.

 

2. Sponsor: Spotify USA Inc., 4 World Trade Center, 150 Greenwich Street, 62nd Floor, New York, NY 10007. Administrator: Merkle Inc., 3000 Town Center, Suite 2100, Southfield, MI48075. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter, Inc.

 

3. Timing: The Sweepstakes begins on June 2, 2021 at approximately 7:00 am Eastern Time ("ET"), ends on July 4, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET (the "Promotion Period") and consists of five (5) Weekly Entry Period drawings as set forth in the chart below. Twitterís servers are the official time-keeping devices for the Sweepstakes.

 

Entry Period

Starts at 10:00 a.m. ET

 

Ends at 11:59 p.m. ET

Approximate Drawing Date

Week 1

June 2, 2021

June 8, 2021

June 9, 2021

Week 2

June 2, 2021

June 15,2021

June 16,2021

Week 3

June 2, 2021

June 22, 2021

June 23, 2021

Week 4

June 2, 2021

June 29, 2021

June 30, 2021

Week 5

June 2, 2021

July 4, 2021

July 6, 2021

 

4. How to Enter:

Participation Requirements: To participate, you will need to have a Twitter account that is publicly viewable through the end of all prize awarding (as described in Section 6). You must also not change your Twitter handle once you enter through prize awarding.Creating each Twitter account is free but is subject to the applicable terms and conditions (http://twitter.com/tos). If entering via a mobile device, message and data rates may apply. Check with your wireless carrierís network for standard data charges.

 

Entry Requirements: During the Promotion Period you can enter on Twitter by Tweeting why youíre excited for the safe return of live music and include #SafeBeforeShows #Sweepstakes in your Tweet.

 

Content Restrictions for your Entry:

                    Your Entry must be your original work;

                    Your Entry need not include any reference, positive or negative, to Sponsorís services. Including such a reference in your social post will not improve your chances of winning.must not convey any claims of Sponsorís products or services that would be deemed unsubstantiated or deceptive if made by Sponsor;

                    Your Entry should not include any personal private information about yourself;

                    Your Entry must not disparage Sponsor or any other parties;

                    You must have permission to include the names or likenesses of other individuals and to grant the rights set forth in Section 5. You should only include minors in your Tweet or post if they are your children/wards. If requested, entrant must be able to provide such permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor;

                    Your Entry must not contain material that violates or infringes anotherís rights and therefore may not include logos, trademarks or any other intellectual property other than those of the Sponsor;

                    Your Entry must not make references to or include: alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, or firearms/weapons, any activities that are or appear to be dangerous, or any political statements;

                    Your Entry may not be indecent, obscene, sexually explicit, hateful, promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age; and

                    Your Entry may not be tortious, defamatory, libelous, disparage Sponsor or any other person or party, or contain material that is unlawful in any way.

 

If your Tweet conforms to all of the above requirements, you will receive one (1) Entry into each applicable Weekly Entry Period drawings based on the time/date of your social post. Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify any post that it finds unlawful, or in violation of these Official Rules,

 

Entry Limit: You may enter one (1) time through Twitter during the Promotion Period.  Multiple entrants are not permitted to share the same Twitter account.Any attempt by any entrant to obtain more than the stated number of entries by using multiple/different Twitter account, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that entrant's entries and that entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the Twitter account used to register will be deemed to be the entrant. The ďauthorized account holderĒ is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses used to create the Twitter account. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder.

5. Sponsorís Use of Social Post Content: Tweeting/Posting an Entry constitutes entrantís consent to give Sponsor a royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, and display such submissions in whole or in part, on a worldwide basis, and to incorporate it into other works, in any form, media or technology now known or later developed, including for promotional or marketing purposes. If requested, entrant will sign any documentation that may be required for Sponsor or its designees to make use of the non-exclusive rights entrant is granting to use the Submission.

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6. Prize Drawings: Administrator is an independent judging organization whose decisions as to the administration and operation of the Sweepstakes and the selection of the potential winners are final and binding in all matters related to the Sweepstakes. Administrator will randomly select the one hundred (100) potential Sweepstakes winners from all eligible entries received during each Weekly Entry Period, on or around the dates provided in the chart in Section 3. Each potential winner will be notified through the social channel used to enter by @SpotifyUSA (Twitter)†††† and will be directed to a secure online claim form and asked to provide his/her/their name, email address, mailing address and date of birth to confirm eligibility within 3 days of the date notice or attempted notice is sent into order to claim the prize. Winners will not be required to provide any documentation confirming that they have received a COVID-19 vaccine shot. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to provide any other requested information, within the required time period, or the prize is returned as undeliverable, the potential winner forfeits the prize.Receiving a prize is contingent upon compliance with these Official Rules. In the event that a potential winner forfeits the prize or is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the applicable prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining eligible entries.Only three (3) alternate drawings will be held, after which the prize will remain un-awarded.

 

7. Prizes: FIVE HUNDRED (500) PRIZES: A $100 voucher, coupon, gift card or other similar instrument that is redeemable for concert tickets at select independent regional concert venues (excluding Hawaii and Alaska).Vouchers are subject to its terms and conditions. Vouchers will be fulfilled as a digital code to each confirmed winnerís email address.Approximate Retail Value (ďARVĒ): $100.

 

Prizes are non-transferable and no substitution will be made except as provided herein at the Sponsorís sole discretion. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute the prize for one of equal or greater value if the designated prize should become unavailable for any reason.Winners are responsible for all taxes and fees associated with prize receipt and/or use.Odds of winning a prize depend on the number of eligible entries received through each Weekly Entry Period. LIMIT: One (1) prize per person. Total ARV of all prizes: $50,000. Prizes will be fulfilled within approximately 10-12 weeks after the conclusion of the Sweepstakes.

 

8. Release: By receipt of any prize, winners agree to release and hold harmless Sponsor, Administrator, Twitter, Inc., †††††and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, suppliers, distributors, advertising/promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective parent companies and each such companyís officers, directors, employees and agents (collectively, the ďReleased PartiesĒ) from and against any claim or cause of action, including, but not limited to, personal injury, death, or damage to or loss of property, arising out of participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.


9 Publicity: Except where prohibited, participation in the Sweepstakes constitutes each winnerís consent to Sponsorís and its agentsí use of winnerís name, prize information, likeness, Submission, photograph (including, without limitation, winner's Twitter
†††† profile photo), voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, without further payment or consideration.


10.
General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, suspend and/or modify the Sweepstakes, if any fraud, technical failures, human error, or any other factor impairs the integrity or proper functioning of the Sweepstakes, or any event or cause beyond Sponsorís control (e.g. events such as natural calamities, national emergencies, wide spread illnesses, declarations of war, acts of God, acts of terrorism) interferes with any aspect of the Sweepstakes, including but not limited to fulfillment of the prize(s), as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. In such event, Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may elect to hold a random drawing from among all eligible entries received up to the date of discontinuance and may modify the prizes offered herein. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or to be acting in violation of the Official Rules of this or any other promotion or in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner.Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil law, 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.Sponsorís failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.

 


11. Limitations of Liability: The Released Parties are not responsible for: (1) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by entrants, printing errors or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; (2) technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to malfunctions, interruptions, or disconnections in phone lines or network hardware or software; (3) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Sweepstakes; (4) technical or human error which may occur in the administration of the Sweepstakes or the processing of entries; (5) lost, late, unreceived, damaged, incomplete, invalid, un-intelligible, garbled, delayed or misdirected Submissions or failure to receive Submissions due to limitation of third-party social network platforms all of which will be void; or (6) any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, from entrantís participation in the Sweepstakes or receipt or use or misuse of any prize.If for any reason an entrant's entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, not received, or otherwise destroyed or corrupted, entrantís sole remedy is another entry in the Sweepstakes, if it is possible. No more than the stated number of prizes will be awarded.In the event that production, technical, seeding, programming or any other reasons cause more than the stated number of prizes as set forth in these Official Rules to be available and/or claimed, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the stated number of prizes by a random drawing among all legitimate, un-awarded, eligible prize claims.

12. Disputes: Except where prohibited, entrant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Sweepstakes or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (Southern Division) or the appropriate Michigan State Court located in Oakland County, Michigan; (2) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes, but in no event attorneysí fees; and (3) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, indirect, punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased.All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of the entrant and Sponsor in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules (whether of the State of Michigan or any other jurisdiction), which would cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Michigan.

13. Entrant's Personal Information: Information collected from entrants is subject Sponsorís Privacy Policy: https://www.spotify.com/us/legal/privacy-policy/.

 

14.Winner List: For a winner list, visit https://bit.ly/34HWQsk.  The winner list will be posted after winner confirmation is complete.

 

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