NBC Connecticut 60 Inch TV Giveaway

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    NEWSLETTERS

    NBC Connecticut

    WVIT Giveaway Sweepstakes

    Official Rules

    April 28, 2014—May 21, 2014

    PRELIMINARY INFORMATION: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL

    NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Void outside the WVIT Geographic

    Viewing Area (defined below) and where prohibited. The WVIT Giveaway Sweepstakes

    (“Sweepstakes”) will begin on April 28, 2014 at 5:00 A.M. ET and end on May 21, 2014 at

    11:59 P.M. ET (“Sweepstakes Period”). All times in the Sweepstakes refer to Eastern Time

    (“ET”). Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries (defined below) received.

    Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

    ELIGIBILITY: Open only to permanent, legal United States (“U.S.”) residents who are

    physically located and residing in the WVIT geographic viewing area in the counties of Hartford,

    New Haven, New London, Windham, Tolland, Middlesex, Litchfield, and Fairfield in the state

    of Connecticut (“WVIT Geographic Viewing Area”), and who are eighteen (18) years of age

    or older and the age of majority in their state of residence as of the start of the Sweepstakes

    Period. Officers, directors, and employees of Sweepstakes Entities (defined below), members

    of these persons’ immediate families (spouses and/or parents, children, and siblings, and their

    spouses, regardless of where they reside), and/or persons living in the same households as

    these persons (whether or not related thereto) are not eligible to enter or win the Sweepstakes.

    Sweepstakes Entities, as referenced herein, shall include WVIT, 1422 New Britain Avenue,

    West Hartford, CT 06110, and NBCUniversal Media, LLC, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York,

    NY 10112 (collectively, “Sponsors”), Best Buy, 7601 Penn Avenue South, Richfield, MH 55423

    and their respective parent, subsidiary, and affiliate companies, their administrative, advertising,

    and promotion agencies, and any other entity involved in the development, administration,

    promotion, or implementation of the Sweepstakes.

    TO ENTER: To enter the Sweepstakes during the Sweepstakes period, you must access the

    WVIT website at www.NBCConnecticut.com/On-Air/Contests/ or the NBC Connecticut

    Facebook page at www.Facebook.com/NBCConnecticut (the “Websites”) to obtain the daily

    code word (“Entry”). To win, you must watch the NBC Connecticut local newscasts scheduled

    to air April 28, 2014 to May 21, 2014 from 5:00 A.M. ET -7:00 A.M. ET, 5:00 P.M. ET - 6:00

    P.M. ET or from 11:00 P.M. ET - 11:35 P.M. ET for the cue to call and be the tenth (10th

    as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion. In the event the designated numbered caller

    becomes disconnected or is found by Sponsors in their sole discretion to be ineligible, the next

    eligible caller who successfully makes it through and completes his or her Entry, as determined

    by Sponsors in their sole discretion, will be the potential Winner (defined below).

    The cue to call will be announced on-air during the NBC Connecticut local newscasts one (1)

    time between 6:10 A.M. ET – 6:40 A.M. ET, one (1) time between 5:10 P.M. ET – 5:40 P.M. ET

    and one (1) time between 11:00 P.M. ET – 11:30 P.M. ET.

    Entries must be received before May 21, 2014 at 11:59 P.M. ET to be eligible for the

    Sweepstakes. Sponsors’ computer shall be the official timekeeper for all matters related to this

    Sweepstakes. Limit three (3) Entries per person per day during the Sweepstakes Period.

    Multiple Entries received from any person or email address beyond this limit will void all

    such additional Entries. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated means will be

    disqualified. Entries that are incomplete, garbled, corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason,

    including, but not limited to, computer or network malfunction or congestion, are void and will

    not be accepted. In case of a dispute over the identity of an entrant who made a potentially

    winning Entry, Sponsors reserve the right to deem that the Entry was made by the registered

    subscriber of the email address submitted at the time of Entry. Entry constitutes permission

    (except where prohibited by law) to use entrant’s name, city, state, likeness, image, and/or voice

    for purposes of advertising, promotion, and publicity in any and all media now or hereafter

    known, throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification,

    PRIVACY: Entrants will have the opportunity to receive information from WVIT and

    selected partners by checking the appropriate box(es). If, at any time, you no longer wish

    to receive materials from WVIT or our partners, please go to our privacy policy, located at

    www.NBCConnecticut.com/Privacy, or the applicable partner’s privacy policy and follow the

    WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: Potential Winners (defined below) must

    continue to comply with all terms and conditions of these Official Rules. Winning is contingent

    upon fulfilling all requirements. On or about April 28, 2014 through May 21, 2014, three

    (3) daily winners (each a “Daily Winner”) will be notified on air after being recognized as

    the designated caller and after accurately fulfilling the requirements broadcast as a condition

    of winning as described above. There will be a total of fifty-four (54) Winners during the

    Sweepstakes Period. Potential Winner may be required to execute and return an affidavit of

    eligibility, release of liability, and, except where prohibited, publicity release (collectively,

    “Sweepstakes Documents”) within five (5) days of such notification. Noncompliance within

    this time period will result in disqualification, and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion an alternate

    potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. If potential Winner

    cannot be reached, if he/she is found to be ineligible, if he/she cannot or does not comply with

    these Official Rules, or if his/her Prize (defined below) or Prize notification is returned as

    undeliverable, such potential Winner will be disqualified and time permitting, at Sponsor’s sole

    discretion, an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries.

    Limit one (1) Prize per person, family or household.

    PRIZE: There will be fifty-four (54) prizes (each a “Prize”) awarded; one (1) Prize will be

    awarded to each Winner. Each Prize will consist of the following: one (1) Vizio 60” LCD

    HD Smart-TV®. Prize will be awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express

    or implied by Sponsors. Any depiction of Prize is for illustrative purposes only. Vizio is a

    registered trademark of Vizio Inc. Vizio Inc. is not a Sponsor of or in any way associated with

    Estimated Retail Value (“ERV”) of each Prize is nine hundred nineteen dollars ($919). Total

    ERV of all Prizes is forty-nine thousand six hundred and twenty-six dollars ($49,626). Actual

    Retail Value (“ARV”) of Prize may vary. Any difference between stated ERV and ARV will not

    be awarded. Winner will receive an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099 from Sponsors for the

    total ARV of Prize for the calendar year in which Prize was awarded.

    All details of Prize will be determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion. Sponsors reserve

    the right to substitute a similar Prize (or Prize element) of comparable or greater value. All taxes

    and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use of Prize are the

    sole responsibility of Winner. Prize cannot be transferred by Winner or redeemed for cash and

    is valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of Prize by Winner. If Prize is

    unclaimed within a reasonable time after notification from Sponsors, as determined by Sponsors

    in their sole discretion, it will be forfeited, and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be

    selected from the remaining eligible Entries at Sponsors’ sole discretion.

    CONDITIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s

    heirs, executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Sweepstakes Entities,

    Facebook, and their respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Released

    Parties”) from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur,

    directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation

    in the Sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of Prize or any

    portion thereof (including any travel related thereto); (b) to indemnify Released Parties from

    any and all liability resulting or arising from the Sweepstakes and to hereby acknowledge that

    Released 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, relative to Prize, including

    express warranties provided exclusively by Prize supplier that are sent along with Prize; (c)

    if selected as a Winner, to the posting of such entrant’s name on the Websites and the use by

    Released Parties of such name, voice, image, and/or likeness for publicity, promotional, and

    advertising purposes in any and all media now or hereafter known, throughout the world in

    perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification, permission, or approval, and, upon

    request, to the giving of consent, in writing, to such use; and (d) to be bound by these Official

    Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the Sweepstakes itself,

    and to be bound by all decisions of the Sponsors, which are binding and final. Failure to comply

    with these conditions may result in disqualification from the Sweepstakes at Sponsors’ sole

    ADDITIONAL TERMS: Sponsors reserve the right to permanently disqualify from any

    promotion any person they believe has intentionally violated these Official Rules. Any attempt

    to deliberately damage the Sweepstakes or the operation thereof is unlawful and subject to legal

    action by Sponsors, who may seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of

    Sponsors to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane,

    war, fire, riot, earthquake, terrorism, act of public enemies, actions of governmental authorities

    outside of the control of Sponsors (excepting compliance with applicable codes and regulations),

    or other “force majeure” event will not be considered a breach of these Official Rules. Released

    Parties assume no responsibility for any injury or damage to entrants’ or to any other person’s

    computer relating to or resulting from entering or downloading materials or software in

    connection with the Sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for telecommunications,

    network, electronic, technical, or computer failures of any kind; for inaccurate transcription

    of Entry information; for errors in any promotional or marketing materials or in these Official

    Rules; for any human or electronic error; or for Entries that are stolen, misdirected, garbled,

    delayed, lost, late, damaged, or returned. Sponsors reserve the right to cancel, modify, or suspend

    the Sweepstakes or any element thereof (including, without limitation, these Official Rules)

    without notice in any manner and for any reason (including, without limitation, in the event of

    any unanticipated occurrence that is not fully addressed in these Official Rules). In the event

    of cancellation, modification, or suspension, Sponsors reserve the right to select Winners in a

    random drawing from among all eligible, non-suspect Entries received prior to the time of the

    event warranting such cancellation, modification, or suspension. Notice of such cancellation,

    modification, or suspension will be posted on the Websites. Sponsors may prohibit any entrant

    or potential entrant from participating in the Sweepstakes, if such entrant or potential entrant

    shows a disregard for these Official Rules; acts with an intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass

    any other entrant, Sponsors, or Sponsors’ agents or representatives; or behaves in any other

    disruptive manner (as determined by Sponsors in their sole discretion). Sponsors reserve the

    right to modify these rules for clarification purposes without materially affecting the terms and

    DISPUTES: THE SWEEPSTAKES IS GOVERNED BY, AND WILL BE CONSTRUED

    IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, AND

    THE FORUM AND VENUE FOR ANY DISPUTE SHALL BE IN NEW YORK, NEW

    YORK. IF THE CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM IS NOT OTHERWISE RESOLVED

    THROUGH DIRECT DISCUSSIONS OR MEDIATION, IT SHALL THEN BE

    RESOLVED BY FINAL AND BINDING ARBITRATION ADMINISTERED BY

    JUDICIAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION SERVICES, INC., IN ACCORDANCE

    WITH ITS STREAMLINED ARBITRATION RULES AND PROCEDURES OR

    SUBSEQUENT VERSIONS THEREOF (“JAMS RULES”). THE JAMS RULES FOR

    SELECTION OF AN ARBITRATOR SHALL BE FOLLOWED, EXCEPT THAT THE

    ARBITRATOR SHALL BE EXPERIENCED AND LICENSED TO PRACTICE LAW IN

    NEW YORK. ALL PROCEEDINGS BROUGHT PURSUANT TO THIS PARAGRAPH

    WILL BE CONDUCTED IN THE COUNTY OF NEW YORK. THE REMEDY FOR

    ANY CLAIM SHALL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL DAMAGES, AND IN NO EVENT

    SHALL ANY PARTY BE ENTITLED TO RECOVER PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY,

    CONSEQUENTIAL, OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES

    OR OTHER SUCH RELATED COSTS OF BRINGING A CLAIM, OR TO RESCIND

    THIS AGREEMENT OR SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR ANY OTHER EQUITABLE RELIEF.

    WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT: For the names of the Winners, available after May 28, 2014,

    visit www.NBCConnecticut.com, or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to be received by

    July 28, 2014 to: The WVIT Giveaway Sweepstakes, 1422 New Britain Avenue, West Hartford,

    CT 06110 Attn: Terese Guerrero.

    This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with,

    Facebook. Entrants are providing information to Sponsors and not to Facebook.

    Vizio Inc. is not a Sponsor of or in any way associated with this Sweepstakes.