CONTEST OFFICIAL RULES
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES AND DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 18 YEARS OF AGE
OR OVER. INTERNET ACCESS REQUIRED.

  1. Contest Period: The Samsung Mobile 12v12 Contest (the “Contest”) begins at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on April 27, 2018 and ends at 11:59 p.m. ET on May 8, 2018 (the “Contest Period”).

  2. Eligibility: Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older as of date of entry. Employees of Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (the “Sponsor”), Don Jagoda Associates, Inc., their respective affiliates, parents, subsidiaries, divisions, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies (collectively the “Sponsor and its Administrators”), and its affiliates and each of their respective employees, shareholders, directors, officers, members, assigns and agents and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate or win.

  3. How To Enter the Contest: During the Contest Period, you can enter the Contest on Twitter.com or on your web-enabled mobile device using the Instagram application (collectively with Twitter.com, the “Site”) by posting a photo and/or text stating where you would like to see a 12v12 taken, using the hashtags #withGalaxy and #contest (the “Submission”) to receive one (1) entry (the “Entry”). Entry must be two hundred eighty (280) characters or less, including the hashtags, if entering via Twitter. Limit one (1) Entry per person, regardless of if Entry was submitted on Twitter or Instagram. Select Submissions may be posted on the Samsung Facebook Page, Sponsor’s Social Media sites or other Sponsor-selected sites and by entering, you agree to such posting, in Sponsor’s sole discretion. You must have a Twitter account to enter via Twitter, you must be a @SamsungMobileUS follower and accept @SamsungMobileUS as a follower, and have your privacy settings set to “public”. If entering via Instagram, you must be a @samsungmobileusa follower, have your account privacy settings set to “Off”. The person submitting the Entry is considered the entrant (the “Entrant”). Entrants may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder of the email address/Twitter/Instagram account associated with the Entry. Any Entry deemed inappropriate or containing unsuitable images or text, in Sponsor’s sole discretion will be disqualified. Any Entry or portion thereof that is, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, obscene, profane, lewd, defamatory, libelous, offends or denigrates any group or class of people, could reflect unfavorably on the Sponsor and its Administrators, includes references to sex, nudity, acts of violence or acts that may cause harm, contains any proper names, third party materials, or otherwise violates or infringes (or may infringe) any copyright, trademark, logo, mark that identifies a brand (other than Samsung) or other proprietary right of any person living or deceased (including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light) or entity, sexual in nature, or is otherwise objectionable, will disqualify the Entrant as determined in Sponsor’s sole discretion. If submitting a photo, Entrants may not copy or otherwise plagiarize the photo from any source. Each photo must be the sole, original work of the Entrant. Entry must be in keeping with Sponsor’s image and may not be offensive, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Sponsor has the sole discretion to determine whether a Submission qualifies as an Entry or whether any Entries fail to adhere to these Submission requirements. Normal data/Internet access, phone/usage charges imposed by your online/phone service will apply. All Entries become property of the Sponsor. By entering, you understand and agree that your Submission may (in Sponsor’s sole discretion): 1) be posted online for consumers to view on the Samsung Facebook Page, Sponsor’s Social Media sites or other Sponsor-selected sites; and 2) be distributed across social media channels. Sponsor reserves the right to remove any posted Submissions, in its sole discretion, even if the Submission has already been made available to the public.

  4. First Prize winner Determination: All Entries will be judged by Daniel J. Edelman, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Contest, to determine one hundred (100) First Prize winners (the “First Prize winners”) based on the following criteria: Originality/Creativity (40%); Location (30%); and Suitability for Promotional Use (30%) (collectively, the “Judging Criteria”). In the event of a tie, the tied entries will be re-judged based solely on Originality/Creativity (100%). First Prize winners and all Entrants, as a condition of entry into the Contest, agree to release and forever discharge, covenant not to sue, and hold harmless Sponsor and its Administrators and each of their respective parents, subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates, suppliers, distributors and advertising, promotional and judging agencies and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, members, employees, agents, assigns, and all others associated with the development, evolvement and execution of the Contest from and against any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever for injuries, damages, or losses to persons or property which may be sustained in connection with submitting an Entry or otherwise participating in any aspect of the Contest, the receipt, ownership or use of the prizes awarded, or any typographical or other error in these Official Rules or the announcement or offering of the prizes.

  5. Grand Prize Winner Determination: First Prize winners will receive a Samsung GS9+, as outlined below, and will receive a video tutorial on how to shoot their own 12v12. Then, each First Prize winner will be given the opportunity to post a 12v12 photo (the “12v12”) on Twitter.com or a web enabled mobile device using the Instagram application using the hashtags #withGalaxy and #contest by July 8, 2018 to be included in the Grand Prize judging. All 12v12s submitted will be judged by Daniel J. Edelman, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Contest, to determine up to ten (10) Grand Prize winners on or about July 11, 2018, based on the Judging Criteria. In the event of a tie, the tied entries will be re-judged based solely on Originality/Creativity (100%).   All 12v12s may also be posted on Samsung’s channels, in their sole discretion. The 12v12 may not contain obscene, profane, lewd, defamatory or inappropriate images or text including nudity, acts of violence or acts that appear to cause harm or are illegal/dangerous, as determined at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Any portion thereof that is, in the Sponsor’s sole discretion, obscene, profane, lewd, defamatory, highlights brand in a negative way, contains any third party materials, or otherwise violates or infringes (or may infringe) any copyright, trademark, logo, mark that identifies a brand or other proprietary right of any person living or deceased (including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light) or entity, or is otherwise objectionable, will not be considered and may disqualify the First Prize winner. First Prize winners may not copy or otherwise plagiarize the 12v12 from any source. Each 12v12 must be the sole, original work of the First Prize winner. By creating the 12v12, you hereby grant the Sponsor, its affiliates, subsidiaries, assigns, licensees, designees and legal representatives the irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide digital and other rights to use, reproduce, edit, market, store, distribute, have distributed, publicly and privately display, communicate, publicly and privately perform, transmit, have transmitted, create derivative works based upon, and promote the 12v12 (as such may be edited and modified by the Sponsor at its discretion) for editorial, commercial, promotional and all other purposes (including posting on Sponsor-affiliated websites, Social Media sites and/or other Sponsor-selected media). You further agree to waive any moral rights to the 12v12. The 12v12 must be in keeping with Sponsor's image and may not be offensive, as determined by Sponsor at its sole discretion, nor can it defame or invade publicity rights or privacy rights of any person, living or deceased, or otherwise infringe upon any person's personal or proprietary rights. In such an event, the 12v12 will be disqualified from the Contest. Any 12v12 not in compliance with the above will be disqualified.

  6. Prizes and Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): Grand Prize (Up to 10): A Sponsor-selected print out of winner’s 12v12 (ARV: $200 each). First Prize (100): A Samsung GS9+ and a $315 check made payable to the winner to be used to help offset taxes (ARV: $1,265 each). Service is not included with any device. The ARV of First Prize listed is subject to price fluctuations in the consumer marketplace based on, among other things, any gap in time between the date the ARV is estimated for purposes of these Official Rules, and the date the First Prize is awarded. If the actual purchase price of the First Prize is less than the ARV stated herein, First Prize winner will NOT be entitled to a check, cash or other form of payment for the price difference. Prizes are nontransferable and no cash substitution is allowed except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to award a prize of equal or greater value if advertised prize is unavailable. Grand Prize will be awarded provided there are enough eligible First Prize winners. First Prize will be awarded provided there are enough eligible Entries received. Prizes are not transferable. Prizes and prize components may be substituted for any reason at the discretion of the Sponsor. Taxes, as applicable, related to the prize are the responsibility of the individual winners. All other expenses and costs not expressly listed above are the winners’ sole responsibility.

  7. General Rules: Potential First Prize winners will be initially notified via direct message (“DM”) on Twitter/Instagram and must respond to the DM within a timeframe specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited. Potential First Prize winners will then be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, liability/publicity release (except where prohibited by law) and an assignment of rights within forty eight (48) hours of notification attempt or the prize will be forfeited and alternate First Prize winner may be determined. Affidavit packages will be sent via email. Return of prize or prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate determination provided sufficient timing is available. By participating in the Contest, Entrants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of the judges. The Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for technical, hardware, software or telephone malfunctions of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, incomplete, inaccurate, garbled or delayed electronic communications caused by the user or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the Submissions in the Contest or for any liability for damage to any computer system resulting from participation in, accessing or downloading information in connection with the Contest. The Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the Entry/Submission process or the operation of the Contest; violates the Official Rules; or acts in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. Any attempt by any person to deliberately undermine the legitimate operation of the Contest may be a violation of criminal and civil law, and, should such an attempt be made, Sponsor reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sponsor's failure to enforce any term of these Official Rules shall not constitute a waiver of that provision. If, for any reason, the Contest is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Sponsor which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest, then the Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel the Contest and determine the First Prize winners from among all eligible Entries received prior to cancellation. Winners will be determined as described above from those First Prize winners. By participating in the Contest, the Entrants/winners agree that Sponsor, its respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliated companies, agents, retailers, advertising and promotion agencies, and all of their respective shareholders, officers, directors, employees and assigns, members, representatives and agents, will have no liability whatsoever for, and will be held harmless by registrant for any liability for any bodily injury, loss or damages of any kind to persons, including death, and property, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize, if applicable or participation in the Contest or related activity. You hereby represent and warrant that you have read these Official Rules and are fully familiar with its contents. As a condition of registering for the Contest, Entrant agrees that: 1) under no circumstance will Entrant be permitted to obtain awards for, and Entrant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for out-of-pocket expenses; 2) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Contest or any prize awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and 3) any and all claims, judgments, and award shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event attorneys’ fees.

  8. Winners List: For the names of the winners, available after July 2, 2018, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by August 2, 2018, to: The Samsung Mobile 12v12 Contest - Winners, 100 Marcus Drive, Attn: LB, Melville, NY 11747.

  9. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Contest is Samsung Electronics America, Inc., 85 Challenger Rd, Ridgefield Park, NJ 07660.

    This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter or Instagram. You understand that you are providing your information to Samsung Electronics America, Inc., and not to Twitter or Instagram. The information you provide will only be used in the event you are determined a winner.