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WILLIAM THE HIPPO SWEEPSTAKES: OFFICIAL RULES NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
- ELIGIBILITY: WILLIAM THE HIPPO SWEEPSTAKES (“Sweepstakes”) is open only to permanent legal residents of the fifty (50) states of the U.S. and who are eighteen (18) years of age or older. Employees and volunteers of The Metropolitan Museum of Art (“Sponsor”), any agents acting for or on behalf of the above, service providers, any other person or entity associated with the Sweepstakes (collectively “Sweepstakes Entities”), members of their immediate families (spouses, children, siblings, parents), and/or persons living in the same household as such persons, whether or not related, are ineligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. Void where prohibited by law.
- ENTRY: There are (2) ways to enter – online or in-person.
(1) To enter online, visit Sponsor’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/metstore (“Site”) and follow the directions provided. “Liking” the Facebook page, or “Commenting” on, or re-sharing content, will not automatically enter you into the Sweepstakes. All entries must be complete to be eligible. Limit one entry per person, and any attempt by any entrant to submit more than one entry by using multiple email addresses, identities, registrations, or any other methods will void that participant’s entries and that participant may be disqualified. By entering, entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Entries must be received between 9:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) November 17, 2017 through 11:59 PM Eastern Time (“ET”) on November 19, 2017.
(2) To enter in person, visit The Metropolitan Museum of Art Store located at 1000 Fifth Avenue, Main Store location (“Site”) and follow the directions provided by a sales associate. Visiting the store, or making an in-store or online purchase will not automatically enter you into the Sweepstakes. Limit one entry per person, and any attempt by any entrant to submit more than one entry by using multiple email addresses, identities, registrations, or any other methods will void that participant’s entries and that participant may be disqualified. By entering, entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are final and binding. Entries must be received during public Museum hours between 10:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) November 17, 2017 through 5:30 PM Eastern Time (“ET”) on November 19, 2017.
- PRIZE/VALUE/ODDS: Odds of winning the Prize depends upon the total number of eligible Online Entries and In-Person Entries received during the Entry Period of the Sweepstakes. The prize value is $65.00 each.
- RANDOM DRAWING & NOTIFICATION: Ten (10) winners total – five (5) online entrants, and five (5) in-person entrants – will be selected in random drawings on or about November 20, 2017 among all eligible entries received. Potential winners will be contacted via email and will be asked to provide their full name, age, mailing address, and complete a certificate of eligibility. If a potential winner does not respond within one day, the Sponsor may select an alternate potential winner.
- PRIZE CONDITIONS: If prize notification is returned as undeliverable or if a selected winner cannot accept or receive the prize for any reason, or he/she is not in compliance with these Official Rules, the corresponding prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be selected in a separate random drawing. The prize is not redeemable for cash. Assignment is permitted, but requires a winner to forward their notification message from the Sponsor to the new recipient. The winners must clearly state in the forwarded message that the new recipient is permitted to claim the prize on their behalf and include the new recipients’ full name. The new recipient must meet eligibility requirements. Any other incidental expenses on the prize not specified herein are the sole responsibility of the winner. Except where prohibited by law, entry and acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to use the winner’s name, prize won, hometown, likeness for purposes of promotion and publicity, without additional compensation, notification or permission. The winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, if applicable. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value.
- GENERAL: Participating entrants agree to these Official Rules and the decision of the Sponsor and release the Sponsor, Facebook, and all other businesses involved, if any, in the Sweepstakes, as well as the employees, trustees, officers, volunteers, directors and agents of each, from all claims and liability relating to their participation in the Sweepstakes and the acceptance and use/misuse of the prize offered. Winner assumes all liability for any injury or damage caused or claimed to be caused by participation in this Sweepstakes or use/misuse or redemption of the prize. Sponsor is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Sweepstakes or in the announcement of the prize. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes if it cannot be completed as planned for any reason. Sponsor is not responsible for (a) lost, interrupted, inaccessible or unavailable networks, servers, Internet Service Providers, websites, or other connection, availability or accessibility problems arising in connection with or over the course of the Sweepstakes; or (b) communications delayed, or misdirected computer, telephone or cable transmissions or hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties.
- SPONSOR: The Metropolitan Museum of Art – 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10028. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or administered by, or associated with Facebook.
- OFFICIAL RULES/WINNER: An additional copy of these Official Rules by which all participants are bound, or the name of the winners, may be obtained by sending a self addressed, stamped envelope to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Merchandise Department – Marketing, Fifth Floor – 6 East 82nd Street, New York, NY 10028 to be received no later than December 20, 2017. Winners will be announced on The Met Store Facebook page (www.facebook.com/metstore).