NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.
1. Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who visit the @talkingSTEM Instagram and Twitter pages or the talkSTEM Facebook page and who are 15 years old at date of entry or are participating with the consent of a legal guardian over the age of 18.The Campaign is open to participants in the United States and internationally, and is void where prohibited by law. Employees of talkSTEM, its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and suppliers, (collectively the “Employees”), and immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of Employees are not eligible to participate in the Campaign. The Campaign is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.
2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, the Contestant (“You”) agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and You represent and warrant that You meet the eligibility requirements. In addition, You agree to accept the decisions of talkSTEM as final and binding as it relates to the content of this Campaign.
3. Campaign Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on Saturday, February 4 at 12am CST and ending Friday, March 31, 2017 at 11:59PM CST. All online entries must be received by that date.
4. How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered by submitting a photo and description and then by tagging @talkingstem on Instagram or Twitter or via the talkSTEM Facebook page (www.facebook.com/talkstem) and include the hashtag #iwalkSTEM. Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of talkSTEM. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of talkSTEM
5. Prizes: The Winner(s) of the Campaign (the “Winner”) will receive a to be determined gift card valued at $25. International participants will not receive gift cards but will still be acknowledged on our social media sites if they win. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by talkSTEM. No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at talkSTEM discretion. The prize is nontransferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for talkSTEM to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.
7. Winner Selection and Notification: Winner will be selected by a talkSTEM organization vote. Winner will be notified by method of entry within five (5) days following selection of Winner. talkSTEM shall have no liability for Winner’s failure to receive notices due to spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for Winner’s provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If Winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within 30 days from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and release as required, the prize may be forfeited and an alternate Winner selected. Receipt by Winner of the prize offered in this Campaign is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal, state, and local laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY WINNER (AT talkSTEM’S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN WINNER’S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE CAMPAIGN, AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.
8. Terms & Conditions: talkSTEM reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Campaign should virus, bug, non-authorized human intervention, fraud, or other cause beyond talkSTEM’s control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or proper conduct of the Campaign. In such case, talkSTEM may select the Winner from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by talkSTEM. talkSTEM reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Campaign or website or violates these Terms & Conditions. talkSTEM has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Campaign, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to: multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by Campaign rules; or the use of bots, macros, scripts, or other technical means for entering. Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any website or undermine the legitimate operation of the Campaign may be a violation of criminal and civil laws. Should such attempt be made, talkSTEM reserves the right to seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
9. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Campaign is talkSTEM, 6255 Prestonshire Lane, Dallas, TX 75225
10. Instagram/Twitter: The Campaign hosted by talkSTEM is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
11. ___ By checking here, You, the Contestant, have affirmatively reviewed, accepted, and agreed to all of the Official Rules.