HOOKED

Fiction for the Snapchat Generation

HOOKED CONTEST RULES

Telepathic, Inc. (d/b/a Hooked Co.) (“Hooked”) offers various contests in connection with its Website and Services (as those terms are defined in the Hooked Terms of Use.  Any reference to “Contest” herein shall mean each individual contest you are entering.  Please note that Hooked may update these rules (“Rules”) from time to time, including when it offers new Contests or when existing Contests have concluded; you are responsible for reviewing these Rules for changes, and you will be bound by the Rules that are effective as of the date of your entry into a given Contest. 

 

To Enter; Eligibility:  To be eligible for this Contest, you must (a) subject to the “Alternative Method of Entry” section below, have completed the survey set forth at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1XnvaUxGB8EPYWbiYLN1wC3KGnCFICsna_dM8SIuMbEo/viewform?c=0&w=1&usp=mail_form_link to submit feedback on the Services and created a Services account, and (b) be 13 years of age or older and a legal resident of the United States for the duration of the Contest.  Minors between the ages of 13 and 18 must first obtain the consent of their parent or legal guardian in order to enter. If a prize is won by a minor, it will be awarded to a parent or legal guardian on the minor’s behalf.  You may only enter this Contest one time.  Full-time Hooked employees and members of their immediate families are not eligible for this Contest.  Hooked may reject any entries that it determines, in its sole and absolute discretion, fail to meet any of these eligibility requirements.  To be eligible you must agree to abide by these terms and conditions and be bound by all Hooked decisions relating to this Contest, which are final and binding in all respects, including but not limited to Hooked’s determination of the winners.  You further agree that you have read and agreed to be bound by Hooked’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The period during which you may enter this Contest (the “Entry Period”) is as set forth below:

Contest: Help Us Improve Hooked

Entry Period: June 1, 2016 – June 14, 2016

 

Alternative Method of Entry (AMOE): You may also enter the Contest by mail as follows: On a plain 3” x 5” index card, legibly handprint or type your first name, last name, date of birth, complete address, city, state, zip code, home phone number (including area code), and email address (if any) and mail your completed 3” x 5” card to: “Help Us Improve Hooked”, 85 Kings Road, Brisbane, CA 94005. To be considered eligible in the Contest, AMOE entries must be postmarked no later than three (3) days before the end of the applicable Entry Period.  Your chances of winning are not increased or decreased based on whether you entered via the AMOE.

 

Prizes: The prize for this Contest is as set forth below.  The winner is responsible for the payment of all taxes associated with the receipt of the prize. Hooked reserves the right to provide a raincheck or substitute prize.

Contest: Help Us Improve Hooked

Prize: $100 iTunes gift card

 

Winner Selection: After the end of the Entry Period, the winner for this Contest will be chosen at random from all eligible entries.  The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning.  The winner announced by Hooked is a final decision.  The winner must sign and notarize an Affidavit of Eligibility and Release, which must be returned to Hooked within ten (10) days, in order for the winner to be officially recognized.  If the winner is unable to accept his or her prize, or if the winner does not return the signed Affidavit of Eligibility and Release within ten (10) days, Hooked will automatically disqualify such winner and will draw another winner at random from all other eligible entries.  The winner must agree to grant Hooked permission to use his or her name, photograph and likeness for advertising and promotion of this and similar promotions or the Hooked products or services without compensation, unless prohibited by law. The winner must also sign any applicable forms required by tax authorities and prize suppliers.  The prize will only be awarded to the winner who complies with these Rules.

 

Announcement of the Winners: The prize winner will be notified by mail (and, if an e-mail address is known, by e-mail) no later than thirty (30) days following the end of the Entry Period. We will also post the winner’s name on the Services. 

 

Limitations of Liability: BY ACCEPTING DELIVERY OF THE PRIZE, A WINNER AGREES THAT THE PRIZE IS AWARDED ON THE CONDITION THAT HOOKED AND ITS AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES AND EMPLOYEES WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY INJURIES, LOSSES, OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND RESULTING FROM ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION OR USE OF THE PRIZE. The winners further acknowledge that the foregoing parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty, representation or guarantee (express or implied, in fact or in law) in connection with the prize or the use or enjoyment of the prize.  THE PRIZES ARE AWARDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY SORT, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.  NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING ELSE HEREIN OR OTHERWISE, HOOKED SHALL NOT BE LIABLE OR OBLIGATED WITH RESPECT TO ANY SUBJECT MATTER OF THIS AGREEMENT OR UNDER CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER LEGAL OR EQUITABLE THEORY FOR (A) ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF REVENUE, GOODWILL, OR ANTICIPATED PROFITS), (B) DATA LOSS OR COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, AND/OR (C) ANY MATTER BEYOND HOOKED’S REASONABLE CONTROL.

 

General Conditions: If any provision of these Rules is held to be illegal or unenforceable, that provision shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these rules shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law. Hooked reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Contest or to be acting in violation of these rules. If Hooked determines, in its sole discretion, that the on-line portion of the Contest is compromised by virus, bug, robot entries, or other corruption of the administration, security or proper play of the Contest, then, at its sole discretion, Hooked can cancel this Contest without notice or liability to you. In the event of any non-compliance with any requirement stated herein, a winner’s prize may be forfeited and awarded to an alternate winner. This Contest is governed by and shall be construed under the laws of the State of California, without regard to the conflicts of law provisions therein. The parties hereby irrevocably consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in the state and federal courts of San Francisco, California.  The prize will only be sent to a U.S. address, and will be subject to all applicable US taxes and withholding. This Contest is void where prohibited or restricted by any relevant federal, state or local law, including but not limited to jurisdictions with laws that would require registration, disclosure, filing, trust account, or posting of a bond, or where the methods of entry set forth above would be deemed consideration, or any other requirements that are not satisfied.