NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. #WeSalute First Responders ("Promotion") begins at 9:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on April 24, 2018 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on June 7, 2018 (“Promotion Period”). The Promotion contains a nomination and voting process ("Contest"). The computer clock of Sponsor is the official time-keeping device in the Promotion.
ELIGIBILITY: The Promotion is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are eighteen (18) (except Alabama and Nebraska 19 and 21 in Mississippi) years of age or older at the time of Promotion registration. Employees, officers, and directors of Canary Connect, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), and any of its subsidiaries and affiliates, 1 Trick Pony, LLC, Verizon Wireless, State Farm, Realtime Media LLC, their respective parent companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, and fulfillment and marketing agencies, (collectively, “Promotion Parties”) their immediate families (parent, child, sibling & spouse and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same households as such individuals (whether related or not) are not eligible to participate in the Promotion. By participating in the Promotion, you release, discharge and hold harmless Promotion Parties, their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies and the respective officers, directors, employees and agents of each of the foregoing, from any and all damages whether direct or indirect, which may be due to or arise out of participation in the Promotion or any portion thereof, or the acceptance, use/misuse or possession of any prize. By participating, you agree to these Official Rules and to the decisions of the judges and Sponsor, which are final and binding in all respects. Void where prohibited by law, rule or regulation. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Sponsor will resolve any eligibility questions in its sole discretion.
TIMING: The Promotion will consist of three (3) phases, as detailed below:
HOW TO ENTER: There are two ways to submit an entry in the Promotion. If you are a First Responder, follow step 1 to submit an entry. “First Responder” is defined as a member of a police force, fire department, or emergency services personnel. If you are nominating a First Responder, follow step 2 to submit an entry.
To submit an entry, go to www.SaluteFirstResponders.com (the "Website") during the Contest Entry Period to gain access to the Contest entry form, if you have not done so previously. You will be directed to the entry form and will need to completely enter your true and correct information an official Contest entry form (required fields include: Full Name, Email Address, City, Department Name and Department Type. You will be required to include a short description/story. You will have the option to also upload a photo or video with your description/story.
To submit an entry, go to www.SaluteFirstResponders.com (the "Website") during the Contest Entry Period to gain access to the Contest entry form, if you have not done so previously. You will be directed to the entry form and will need to completely enter your true and correct information, as well as your nominee’s true and correct information in the official Contest entry form (required fields include: Your Full Name and your Email Address, as well as the First Responder’s Full Name, Email Address, City, Department Name, and Department Type. You will be required to include a short description/story. You will have the option to also upload a photo or video with your description/story. You are solely responsible for any information, photographs, or video that you submit; you affirm that you own or have the necessary rights, consents, licenses, and permissions to publish any such information, photographs or video; and you license to Sponsor all patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights for publication as part of this promotion.
Limit of one (1) Entry per person, per email address, per entered First Responder throughout the Contest Entry Period. Upon submitting your Entry, you will have the option to share the Promotion with others.
By submitting an Entry, you hereby grant permission for your Entry to be posted on www.SaluteFirstResponders.com or other websites and for Promotion Parties to send you email relating to Promotion and similar programs. You agree that Promotion Parties are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Promotion Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Entry. You agree that you will not use the Entry for any other purpose, including, without limitation, posting the Entry to any online social networks (other than for entry into this Promotion), without the express consent of Sponsor in each instance.
By submitting an Entry, you represent and warrant that the work submitted is original to you and that neither the submission nor its contents infringes upon or violates the rights of any third party. If your Entry includes likenesses of third parties (such as, but not limited to, First Responders) or contains elements not owned by you, (such as, but not limited to, company logos) you must be able to provide legal releases for such use in a form satisfactory to Sponsor or your Entry will be disqualified. Entries may not defame or invade the publicity rights or privacy of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person’s personal or proprietary rights.
REQUIREMENTS OF CONTEST ENTRIES: Entries may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that:
By submitting an Entry, you represent and warrant that your Entry is original to you, that the Entry has not been previously published, has not won previous awards and that neither it nor its contents infringes upon or violates the rights of any third party, including any copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property. By submitting an Entry, you warrant and represent that you consent to the submission and use of the Entry in the Contest and to its use as otherwise set forth herein.
By submitting an Entry, you acknowledge and agree that Sponsor may receive other Entries under this Promotion that may be similar or identical to the Entry submitted by you, and you waive any and all claims you may have had, may have, and/or may have in the future, that any other Entry reviewed and/or used by Sponsor may be similar to your Entry and you understand that you will not be entitled to any compensation because of Sponsor’s use of such other similar or identical material.
PUBLIC VOTE: To vote, you must be at least the age of majority of your state of residence (18, except Alabama and Nebraska 19 and 21 in Mississippi) at the time of voting. The Contest Voting Period is as described above. To place a vote, visit the Website during the Contest Voting Period. You must follow the on screen instructions to submit your name and email address (as well as any other required information), if you haven’t done so previously. Upon submitting your name and email address, you will be able to vote for your favorite Entries. You are prohibited from obtaining votes by any fraudulent or inappropriate means, including, without limitation, offering prizes or other inducements to members of the public, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Votes generated by script, macro, or other automated means or which subvert or impair the integrity of the voting process will be void. Any attempt to exceed the limited number of votes, shall give the Sponsor the right to void the votes in question and disqualify the Entry, at its sole discretion. Limit of ten (10) votes for a given Entry per person, per day, throughout the Promotion Period.. A “day” is understood to mean 12:00 a.m. ET through 11:59 p.m. ET.
WINNER SELECTION: The Sponsor will determine the winners as provided herein. At the conclusion of the Voting Period, the Winner selection will be based on the highest number of votes that are received during the Contest Entry and Voting Period. The one hundred (100) entrants with the highest number of votes will be deemed the “Most-Saluted Individuals.” The Department with the combined highest number of votes will be deemed the “Most-Saluted Department.” The sixteen (16) Departments with the next highest combined number of votes will be deemed the “Secondary Saluted Departments.” Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify a candidate selected by the public vote or determine the Winner regardless of public vote at the Sponsor’s sole discretion. In the event of a tie, the final winner(s) will be selected by the Sponsor.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Prizes will be awarded only upon winner redemption, confirmation, verification and final approval by Sponsor. No substitution, transfer of any prize or cash alternative permitted, except by Sponsor who reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to substitute a prize of equal or greater value, if prize, or portion of prize, becomes unavailable. The potential Grand Prize winners will be notified by email and/or phone. Potential winner(s) will have ten (10) days to respond to winning notification before forfeiting their prize. Potential winner becomes the “Winner” only after verification of eligibility by Sponsor. All prizes will be fulfilled in approximately six (6) to eight (8) weeks after the promotion has ended. If the potential winning entrant of any Contest prize cannot be contacted; is ineligible; fails to claim the prize; if the prize notification is returned undeliverable; or if the potential winner otherwise fails to fully comply with these Official Rules, he/she will forfeit that prize and the prize will be awarded to an alternate potential winner with the next highest number of votes. Winners will be announced on or about June 15, 2018.
PRIZES/PRIZE NUMBERS AND RESTRICTIONS: Prizes will be awarded to a maximum of one hundred seventeen (117) First Responders and departments; individual winners will receive a single Canary Home Security Device; department winners will receive multiple Canary Home Security Devices, as described below. For all prizes, Sponsor reserves the right to specify which Canary model or unit will be awarded.
Most-Saluted Individual Prizes (100): One Hundred (100) Prizes will be awarded to the Most Saluted Individuals. Each Most-Saluted Individual Prize winner will receive one (1) Canary Home Security Device.
The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of each Most-Saluted Individual Prize is $99-199
Most-Saluted Department Prize (1): One (1) Prize will be awarded to the Department with the highest number of votes. The Most-Saluted Department Prize winner will receive one hundred (100) Canary Home Security Devices.
The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Most-Saluted Department Prize is $9,900-19,900
Secondary Saluted Department Prizes (16): Sixteen Secondary Saluted Department (16) Prizes will be awarded. The Secondary Saluted Department Prize winners will receive fifty (50) Canary Home Security Devices.
The Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”) of the Secondary Most-Saluted Department Prize is $4,950-9,950
The ARV of all Promotion prizes is $99,000-199,000
The maximum number of prizes will be one thousand (1,000) Canary Home Security Devices. The size of the prize pool described above is dependent on the number of Canary Devices purchased at Verizon Wireless retail stores and through verizonwireless.com during the period April 26, 2018 through May 31, 2018 (ET). Should the number of purchased devices be greater than or equal to one thousand (1,000) devices, the prize pool shall be capped at one thousand (1,000) Devices, as described above. Should that number of purchased Devices be less than one thousand (1,000) Devices, Sponsor reserves the right to decrease the size of the prize pool proportionally.
Canary Home Security Devices distributed as prizes in this Promotion will come with Canary’s basic Free Access service. Winners interested in upgrading may choose to activate a trial of Canary Membership service or purchase a subscription to Canary Membership at their own cost. Details on Canary’s Free Access and Membership services can be found at https://canary.is/membership/.
Sponsor makes no warranties, and hereby disclaim any and all warranties, express or implied, concerning any prize furnished in connection with the Promotion. WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, ALL SUCH PRIZES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.
PRIZE LIMITATIONS: Limit of one (1) prize per person/per household. If it is discovered during prize verification you have entered, attempted to enter, or used multiple accounts to enter more than the stated limit, you will be disqualified at the discretion of the administrator, or will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means, which subvert the entry process, are void. All Entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. Promotion Parties are not responsible for late, lost, stolen, damaged, delayed, or undelivered prizes.
GENERAL PRIZE CONDITIONS: Prize will only be awarded by Sponsor upon potential winners’ verification of eligibility and final approval by Sponsor. No prize substitution, cash equivalent of prizes, transfer or assignment of prizes is permitted, except by Sponsor which reserves the right to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value, in its sole discretion. If any winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, prize will be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winners set forth herein.
CANCELLATION OR SUSPENSION: Sponsor reserves the right to extend, cancel or suspend the Promotion without notice for any reason at its sole discretion. If the Sponsor determines in its sole discretion to suspend the Promotion, Sponsor may resume the Promotion in a manner that Sponsor determines to best conform to the spirit of these Official Rules.
ODDS OF WINNING: The odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received.
RELEASE: As a condition of entering the Promotion, you agree that (1) under no circumstances will you be permitted to obtain awards for, and you hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, and any claims, judgments or awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket expenses; (2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form class action; and (3) in no event will you be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees. BY ENTERING THE PROMOTION, YOU AGREE TO RELEASE, DISCHARGE AND HOLD HARMLESS PROMOTION PARTIES AND THE RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AND AGENTS OF EACH, FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY INJURY, LOSS, OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND TO PERSONS, INCLUDING DEATH, AND PROPERTY, WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT, WHICH MAY BE DUE TO OR ARISE OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN THE PROMOTION OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, OR THE ACCEPTANCE, USE/MISUSE OR POSSESSION OF PRIZES, OR ANY PRIZE-RELATED TRAVEL OR ACTIVITY. YOU WAIVE ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
DISCLAIMER: Promotion Parties are not responsible for printing or typographical errors in these Official Rules or in any Promotion-related materials. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual and resulting Entries that tamper with the entry process. Sponsor also reserves the right to terminate, suspend, cancel or modify the Promotion and award the prizes for the Promotion from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received (i) as of the date of termination using the judging procedure outlined above or in a random drawing if for any reason this Promotion is not capable of running as planned due to any reason, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, fraud, unauthorized intervention, technical failures or other causes that may corrupt or impair the integrity, fairness or proper play of the Promotion. Promotion Parties are not responsible or liable for any events which may cause errors and/or the Promotion to be stopped, including but not limited to any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, nor are they responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone, network or telephone lines, computer on-line systems, servers, or cable, satellite, or Internet Service Providers, computer equipment, software or any other failure of any email or entry to be received by Sponsor on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to yours or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in this Promotion or downloading any materials in this Promotion. Promotion Parties are not responsible for computer, mechanical, technical, electronic, network or other errors or problems, including any errors or problems that may occur in connection with the administration of the Promotion, the processing of Entries, or in any other Promotion-related materials. Promotion Parties may stop you from participating in this Promotion if you violate Official Rules or act, in Sponsor’s sole discretion: (a) in a manner Sponsor determines to be not fair; (b) with an intent to annoy, threaten or harass any other entrant or the Sponsor; or (c) in any other disruptive manner. Should more prizes be awarded through a computer, hardware, or software malfunction, error or failure, or for any other reason, in any prize category, than are stated for that category in the Official Rules, Sponsor reserves the right to award only the number of prizes stated in the Official Rules for that category. In no event will more prizes be awarded than that listed in Section 7.
CAUTION: ANY ACT OR ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, PROMOTION PARTIES RESERVE THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL(S) TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
CHOICE OF LAW AND JURISDICTION: Except where prohibited, all issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation, and enforceability of these Official Rules, or the rights and obligations of entrants or winners, Sponsor, and administrator in connection with this 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 (whether of the State of New York or any other jurisdiction), which might otherwise cause the application of the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of New York. Any action seeking legal or equitable relief arising out of or relating to the Promotion or these Official Rules shall be brought only in the courts of the State of New York. You hereby irrevocably consent to the personal jurisdiction of said courts and waive any claim of forum non-convenience or lack of personal jurisdiction they may have.
TAX INFORMATION: All federal, state, local, and other taxes on prizes and any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, are the sole responsibility of the applicable winner. If appropriate, a 1099 tax form may be issued to the individual winners and to Most Saluted Department and Secondary Saluted Department winners. Sponsor reserves the right to require that a winner complete a Form W-9 if needed.
WINNERS LIST: To receive the list of winners of prizes, send a #10 self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by June 22, 2018 to: #WeSalute First Responders Winners List Request, c/o Realtime Media, 200 Four Falls Corporate Center, Suite 100, Conshohocken, PA 19428.
ADMINISTRATOR: Realtime Media LLC, 200 Four Falls Corporate Center, Suite 100, Conshohocken, PA 19428
SPONSOR: Canary Connect, Inc., 222 Broadway, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10038