“She’s Connected by AT&T” Contest
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR HAVE A CHANCE TO WIN
The Contest is sponsored by AT&T Services, Inc., a Delaware Company (the “Sponsor”) and by entering, Entrants (as defined below) agree to be bound by these “Official Rules”, which are binding and final on all matters relating to the Contest and to all applicable federal, state and local laws. The Contest consists of a skilled-based competition divided into two (2) distinct phases as detailed herein. In the entry phase of the Contest (“Entry Phase”), Entrants meeting the age, residency and business requirements set forth below who are interested in participating in the Contest, must submit the Essays as defined and detailed below. Each such eligible individual named in the submission of the Essays in the Contest shall be herein referred to as a “Contest Entrant” or “Entrant” and the submitted required information and Essays, the “Contest Entry” or “Entry”. At the end of the Entry Phase, two (2) panels of Judges (as defined below) will judge the Contest Entries based on the Judging Criteria (as defined below). All Entries shall be judged by the first panel of Judges made up of marketing industry professionals. The five (5) Entries scoring the five (5) highest total scores in the opinion of the first panel of Judges will be declared to be the Finalists of the Contest and will then proceed to be judged by a second panel of Judges made up of a group of four (4) diverse, women industry executives. The one (1) Entry scoring the highest score total score in the opinion of this second panel of Judges will be declared the potential Grand Prize (defined below) winner of the Contest.
ELIGIBILITY: Contest is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia (collectively the “Eligibility Area”), who as of the date of their entry into the Contest are eighteen (18) years of age or older and the sole or majority owner of a female-owned small business within the Eligibility Area and with a limit of fifty (50) or less full or part-time employees (“Eligible Business”). Void in Puerto Rico, all other U.S. territories and possessions and overseas military installations and where prohibited. Employees and their immediate family members (spouses, parents, legal guardians, in-laws, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren) of Sponsor, Wasserman Media Group, LLC (“Wasserman” or “Administrator”), West Coast Marketing, a division of The Susquehanna Hat Company and each of their respective officers, directors, affiliates, subsidiaries, parent companies, and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, the “Contest Entities”) and those living in the household of same (whether legally related or not) are not eligible to enter or win. A prize won by an individual at least eighteen (18) years of age but considered a minor (“Minor”) in her legal jurisdiction of residency will be awarded in the name of said Minor’s parent or legal guardian.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE: Note: Contest may be entered by the owner of an Eligible Business or suggested for entry by a consumer on behalf of an Eligible Business. During the Contest Period, interested individuals should visit the website at att.com/shesconnected (the “Contest Site”) and follow all of the on-screen instructions to either enter your Eligible Business or suggest a business that you know of as detailed below including when asked, answer the question: Are you submitting your own small business or nominating a small business?
To suggest a business: Provide the following information: your name, the name of the business or businesswoman you are nominating, and the email of the business or businesswoman you are nominating. In addition, in 250 words or less, please give us some insight into why you are nominating this business or businesswoman. NOTE: This will not be utilized in any part of the judging process. The owner of the business will be contacted via the email address you provide and will be required to complete the entry process (detailed herein and in the notification email sent to the business) in order for a valid Entry to take place.
If you are entering for your own business: Develop your 1st unique essay in 750 words or less that details the overall vision / mission of your business, the impact it makes on your community, how receiving $20k would impact your business and how would you use this grant? (“1st Essay”). In addition, in 250 words or less, develop a 2nd essay stating how your business reflects 1 or 2 of the following AT&T Brand Values: Live True, Think big, Pursue excellence, Be there, Stand for equality, and Make a difference (“2nd Essay”). The 1st Essay and 2nd Essay may be referred to hereafter in combination as the “Essays”. Continue to follow the directions at the Contest Site, providing the applicant name, applicant email, applicant birthdate, applicant phone number, business name, type of business, business address, business website, business social media handles, personal social media handles, proof of small business (by indicating the number of full and part-time employees).
Complete the process of entering by attaching the Essays, attesting to being eligible and having read and agreeing to the Official Rules and clicking on “Submit” to submit your Contest Entry into the Contest (subject to the terms of these Official Rules).
ONLY ONE (1) CONTEST ENTRY PER ELIGIBLE BUSINESS MAY BE SUBMITTED IN THE CONTEST. Contest Entries in excess of this limit will result in only the first Contest Entry submitted being judged and all remaining Contest Entries submitted being disqualified and as such not judged.
I. ADDITIONAL CONTEST ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
Failure of any Contest Entry to comply with the above “Contest Entry Requirements” and “Contest Entry Content Restrictions” as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may result in disqualification of Contest Entrant. Without limitation, Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any Contest Entry that, in its sole opinion, refers, depicts or in any way reflects negatively upon the Sponsor, the Contest, or any other person or entity, does not comply with these Official Rules or if Sponsor receives notification about any potential infringements or breaches of law or any other reason set forth herein. All Contest Entries shall become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Contest Entries must be suitable for presentation in a public forum, in sole determination of Sponsor. Sponsor reserves the right to remove content that does not meet the above criteria.
ONLY AN ELIGIBLE CONTEST ENTRANT MAY PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST AND/OR WIN THE PRIZE. SPONSOR EXPRESSLY RESERVES FOR ITSELF, THE RIGHT TO DETERMINE THE ISSUE OF ELIGIBILITY AND/OR THE RIGHT OF ANY CONTEST ENTRANT TO REDEEM OR OTHERWISE BENEFIT FROM THE PRIZE AT ANY TIME (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, AFTER A CONTEST ENTRANT WAS EARLIER DEEMED ELIGIBLE). NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF THESE RULES, IF AT ANY STAGE OF THE CONTEST, SPONSOR DETERMINES THAT NOT ENOUGH, OR NO ELIGIBLE CONTEST ENTRANTS EXIST FROM WHICH TO SELECT A WINNER AND/OR FOR THE AWARDING OF ANY PRIZING, THEN SPONSOR MAY IN ITS SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE DISCRETION DETERMINE THAT NOT ENOUGH, OR NO ELIGIBLE CONTEST ENTRANTS EXIST AND THEN MAY EITHER SUSPEND THE CONTEST OR MODIFY IT (OR ANY PARTS THEREOF) IN ANY EQUITABLE MANNER THAT SPONSOR DEEMS APPROPRIATE IN ITS SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE DISCRETION, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, BY NOT AWARDING THE PRIZING SET FORTH IN THESE RULES OR IMPLEMENTING A NEW STAGE OF THE CONTEST WHERE SPONSOR MAY SEEK NEW CONTEST ENTRANTS AND FROM WHOSE POOL SPONSOR MAY SELECT A NEW POTENTIAL CONTEST WINNER.
All Contest Entries shall become the exclusive property of Sponsor and will not be returned.
For purposes of this Contest, a Contest Entry is "received" online when the Sponsor’s server records the Entry information. Proof of sending (such as an automated computer receipt confirming Entry or "thanks for entering" message) does not constitute proof of actual receipt of an Entry for purposes of this Contest. Illegible, incomplete and Entries in excess of the stated limit and Entries submitted by Entrants who do not meet the eligibility requirements (including all requirements with respect to age and residence) are void. Those who do not follow all of the instructions, provide the required information in their entry form, or abide by these Official Rules or other instructions of Sponsor may be disqualified.
The Sponsor’s database clock will be the official timekeeper for this Contest. All federal, state, and local rules and regulations apply.
Sponsor may provide the personal information an Entrant or other person provides to enter this Contest to third party administration companies for the sole purpose to facilitate this Contest. You understand that any personally identifiable information you provide shall be used only in a manner consistent with these Official Rules.
CONTEST JUDGING, RESOLUTION OF TIES, WINNER NOTIFICATION & PRIZES: Each of the submitted eligible Contest Entries will be judged according to the Judging Criteria (defined below) by one (1) or more panels of selected judges (the “Judges”) as detailed above, and all judging shall be completed on/about 9/25/23. The one (1) Finalist Entry scoring the highest total score in the opinion of the second panel of Judges will be declared the potential Grand Prize winner of the Contest. For the resolution of ties, see the Resolution of Ties section below. If a potential Finalist or Grand Prize winner is deemed ineligible or subject to disqualification for any other reason in accordance with these Rules, such Contest Entrant will be disqualified and the eligible Contest Entry, if any, that garnered the next highest score (in the opinion of the Judges) will be declared the new potential Finalist or Grand Prize winner (as applicable). The new Contest Entrant selectee, if any, will need to meet all eligibility requirements and otherwise be in compliance with these Rules in order for such Contest Entrant to be declared a Finalist or the potential Grand Prize winner (as applicable). Should the pool of Contest Entrants be deemed ineligible or otherwise not in compliance with these Rules, Sponsor may at its own discretion decide there are no Finalists or no Grand Prize winner. Sponsor’s decisions in all matters relating to this Contest will be final and binding.
As stated above, each eligible Contest Entry will be judged (by the Judges) in accordance with the following equally weighted judging criteria (the “Judging Criteria”):
Alignment With Brand Values
Overview of Business And Its Purpose Strength of Story
JUDGES’ SCORING WILL BE AVERAGED AMONG PARTICIPATING JUDGES. NO ENTRANT RECEIVING A TOTAL AVERAGE SCORE OF LESS THAN 75 POINTS WILL BE ELIGIBLE TO BE NAMED A FINALIST OR WIN THE CONTEST.
Resolution of Ties.
In the event of a tie in either round of judging, the tied Contest Entry that received the higher total score from all judges in the “Alignment With Brand Values” category will be declared the Finalist or potential Grand Prize winner (as applicable). In the event of a remaining tie, the tied Contest Entry that received the higher total score from all judges in the “Strength of Story” category will be declared the Finalist or potential Grand Prize winner (as applicable). In the event of a remaining tie, the tied Contest Entry that received the higher total score from all Judges in the “Community Impact” category will be declared the Finalist or potential Grand Prize winner (as applicable). If needed, the Judges will re-score the tied Contest Entries in all three (3) categories until the relevant tie is broken.
Grand Prize Winner Notification.
The Contest Entrant declared to be the potential Grand Prize winner will be notified by Sponsor via email and/or phone during the week of 9/25/23.
Potential Grand Prize winner (or parent or legal guardian if potential Grand Prize winner is considered a Minor) will be required to respond back to Sponsor within seventy-two (72) hours of notification issuance, verifying eligibility in the Contest (per these Official Rules), and willingness to accept the Grand Prize as detailed herein. Failure to respond within this seventy-two (72) hour deadline or comply in any way with the stated requirements may result in forfeiture of Grand Prize at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Once the potential Grand Prize winner responds to the initial notification, the Contest Administrator or its designee will send to her via email, a congratulatory package that includes an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability and (except where prohibited) Publicity Release form (collectively, this form may be referred to as the “Affidavit/Release”). In order for the potential Grand Prize winner to be declared the official Grand Prize winner and to be able to redeem her prize, the potential Grand Prize winner (or her parent or legal guardian if Grand Prize winner is a Minor) will be required to execute and notarize said Affidavit and return it to the Contest Administrator or their designee within ten (10) calendar days of issuance. In addition, to be able to redeem a prize, the potential Grand Prize winner (or her parent or legal guardian if potential Grand Prize winner is a Minor) will need to complete and send back to the Contest Administrator (or designee) her Taxpayer Identification Number on a completed IRS Form W-9.
Failure of a potential Grand Prize winner to return the Affidavit/Release and IRS Form W-9 correctly completed and executed, within the required time period, may (at Sponsor’s sole discretion) result in forfeiture of the prize. If, at the time of attempted notification, the potential Grand Prize winner cannot be reached within a reasonable period (as determined by Sponsor) and after a few reasonable attempts, and/or if the potential Grand Prize winner is found not to meet the eligibility requirements or is otherwise found not to be in compliance with these Official Rules, or if any notification is returned as undeliverable for any reason, the potential Grand Prize winner may at Sponsor’s sole discretion be disqualified and, time permitting, as determined by Sponsor in its sole and exclusive discretion, the Entry that received the next highest score in the opinion of the Judges (as described above) will be deemed the potential Grand Prize winner. If the new potential Grand Prize winner is found not to meet all the eligibility requirements set forth in these Rules, Sponsor may, in its sole and exclusive discretion, determine that there is no winner of the Grand Prize or, time permitting, as determined by Sponsor in its sole and exclusive discretion, continue this process and seek to determine a new potential Grand Prize winner from the remaining Entries. Any new potential Grand Prize winner, if any, will have to meet all eligibility requirements and otherwise be in compliance with these Rules in order to be declared the official Grand Prize winner.
Grand Prize (one (1) available): The “Grand Prize” consists of (i) a $20,000 Grant; (ii) the Grand Prize winning business will be featured in a “She’s Connected” episode; and (iii) one (1) only of the following: cellular phone <OR> tablet and one (1) year of wireless service. After one (1) year of service, the Grand Prize winner will have the opportunity to transfer the service to a personal account or cancel the service.
Note: The Grand Prize winner must be available to participate on the date, time and location(s) necessary for the production of a “She’s Connected” episode as well as a branded event to honor the launch of the Creative (collectively referred to as the “Production”) (if held) as determined by Sponsor or Grand Prize may be forfeited and (time permitting as determined by Sponsor) an alternate Grand Prize winner determined per the process detailed above. Travel costs for such participation in the Production (if deemed necessary by Sponsor) shall be furnished by Sponsor. Contest Entities are not responsible for the cancellation or rescheduling of any portion of Grand Prize. In the event that the “She’s Connected” programming or Production (or part thereof) is cancelled (as determined by Sponsor), the remainder of the Grand Prize as stated herein shall constitute the complete and total prize to be awarded to Grand Prize winner. In the event that the Grand Prize winner is unable to attend the Production (if held) or part thereof for any reason, the Grand Prize may be forfeited and time-permitting awarded to an alternate. A Minor will not be allowed to participate in any portion of Production (or part thereof) without being accompanied by her parent or legal guardian.
The approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize is $22,400. Contest Entities are not responsible for changes in Production or episode airing schedule.
Grand Prize may be referred to hereafter as the “Prize”.
Grand Prize winner may be referred to hereafter as the “Prize Winner”. Prize is not transferable, assignable, or redeemable for cash. Prize may not be sold, bartered or exchanged by Prize Winner except as may be allowed by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Prizing is provided "as is" and without any warranty of any kind. No substitution for the Prize (or parts thereof) by the Prize Winner will be allowed. If necessary, due to unavailability for any reason, a comparable Prize will be awarded at the sole discretion of the Sponsor. Monetary and tangible portions of the Prize will be delivered by mail or other delivery service (selected at the sole discretion of the Sponsor) within 7-9 weeks after the conclusion of the Contest. If a Prize is returned as undeliverable or is unable to be awarded for any reason, the applicable Prize may, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, be awarded to an alternate via the winner determination process for the Contest as detailed herein.
All federal, state, and local tax liabilities are the responsibility of the Prize Winner. Acceptance of the Prize constitutes permission (except where prohibited) for the Sponsor and its designee(s) to use Prize Winner’s name, Company name, Essays and Contest Entry, likeness, biography, statements, voice, image and any other personal characteristics, in any and all media now or hereafter known, for any purpose, including without limitation marketing, promotional and publicity purposes without additional compensation to such Prize Winner and such individual hereby releases Sponsor and its designee(s) from any liability with respect to such use.
Awarding of the Prize is subject to the Prize Winner’s acceptance of all requisite conditions within these Official Rules and Prize Winner’s ability and agreement to grant the rights set forth in these Official Rules and required documentation. By accepting the Prize, the Prize Winner acknowledges compliance with these Official Rules.
RELEASES: The Contest Entities, and any and all Internet server(s) and access provider(s), and each and all of their respective parent corporations, successors, subsidiaries, affiliates, related entities, licensees, assigns, and all of their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents and representatives (collectively, “Releasees”) are not responsible for: any incorrect or inaccurate Entry information; inability to connect with any website, including but not limited to the Contest Site; human errors; technical malfunctions; failures, omissions, interruptions, deletions or defects of any telephone network, computer online systems, computer equipment, servers, providers, hardware or software, including without limitation any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer relating to or resulting from participation in the Contest; theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, Entries; data that is processed late or incorrectly or is incomplete or lost due to telephone, computer or electronic malfunction or traffic congestion on telephone lines or the Internet or any web site or for any other reason whatsoever; typographical, printing or other errors; any Contest related materials which are late, lost, incomplete, misdirected, stolen, mutilated, illegible, or any combination thereof. Entrants, by participating in the Contest, agree that the Releasees shall have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by Entrants against, any liability for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, death or injury to persons, or property loss or damage, relating or resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of any Prize or participation in this Contest. Proof of attempting to submit a Contest Entry is not considered proof of delivery or receipt. Illegible or incomplete Entries will be disqualified. All Contest Entries become the property of the Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned. False, fraudulent or deceptive Contest Entries or acts shall render its Entrant(s) ineligible. By participating in the Contest, Entrants affirm that they have read and accepted these Official Rules.
GRANT OF RIGHTS: By participating in the Contest, each Contest Entrant (and the Contest Entrant’s parent or legal guardian if the Contest Entrant is a Minor) hereby grants and agrees to grant to Sponsor and its affiliates, and to their respective successors, licensees, assignees and other authorized designees, a perpetual, fully-paid, royalty-free, transferable, fully sublicensable, worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to reproduce, transcode, edit, modify, combine with others, create derivative works from, transmit, disseminate, distribute, re-use, re-post, make available, combine with other content, exhibit, perform, publish, display, use and otherwise exploit the Contest Entrant’s Entry information, and any comments or statements of the Entrant related to the Contest or any of the Contest Entities, all of the foregoing in any media, manner, technology or content delivery mechanism now known or hereinafter devised for the following purposes: (A) in connection with the Contest, its administration, promotion, advertising or publicity, and/or (B) otherwise in connection with the promotion, advertising, publicity or other exploitation of the Contest, and/or any subsidiary and ancillary rights of any nature relating to the Contest, and/or (C) as otherwise desired by Sponsor in its sole discretion not in connection with the Contest , each of the foregoing without the necessity of obtaining further consent or making any payments.
GOVERNING LAW/LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules or the rights and obligations of Entrants and Releasees in connection with the Contest will be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Texas, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules or provisions that would cause the application of any other state’s laws. By entering the Contest, Entrants hereby submit to the jurisdiction and venue of the federal and state courts of Dallas County, Texas, United States and waive the right to have disputes arising out of the subject matter hereof adjudicated in any other forum.
BY ENTERING AND PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, ENTRANT AGREES THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW: (1) ANY AND ALL DISPUTES, CLAIMS AND CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR CONNECTED WITH THE CONTEST, OR ANY PRIZE AWARDED, WILL BE RESOLVED INDIVIDUALLY, WITHOUT RESORT TO ANY FORM OF CLASS ACTION; (2) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS AND AWARDS WILL BE LIMITED TO ACTUAL THIRD-PARTY, OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS INCURRED (IF ANY) NOT TO EXCEED FIFTY DOLLARS ($50.00), BUT IN NO EVENT WILL ATTORNEYS’ FEES BE AWARDED OR RECOVERABLE; (3) UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL ANY ENTRANT BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN ANY AWARD FOR, AND ENTRANT HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND EXPRESSLY WAIVES ALL RIGHTS TO SEEK, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, OTHER THAN ACTUAL OUT-OF-POCKET EXPENSES NOT TO EXCEED FIFTY DOLLARS ($50.00), AND/OR ANY RIGHTS TO HAVE DAMAGES MULTIPLIED OR OTHERWISE INCREASED; AND (4) ENTRANTS’ REMEDIES ARE LIMITED TO A CLAIM FOR MONEY DAMAGES (IF ANY) AND ENTRANT IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT TO SEEK INJUNCTIVE OR EQUITABLE RELIEF. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY, SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
FORCE MAJEURE: Releasees shall not be liable to the Prize Winner or any other person for failure to supply the Prize or any part thereof, by reason of any acts of God, any action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) by any governmental or quasi-governmental entity (whether or not the action(s), regulation(s), order(s) or request(s) prove(s) to be invalid), equipment failure, terrorist acts, earthquake, war, pandemic, fire, flood, explosion, unusually severe weather, hurricane, embargo, labor dispute or strike (whether legal or illegal), labor or material shortage, transportation interruption of any kind, work slow-down, civil disturbance, insurrection, riot, network or computer problems, internet problems, hacking, computer viruses, unauthorized computer access, tampering, or any other cause beyond Sponsor’s sole control.
GENERAL: If for any reason this Contest is not capable of running as planned, or if this Contest or any web site associated therewith (or any portion(s) thereof) becomes corrupted or does not allow the proper playing of the Contest and processing of Entries in accordance with these Official Rules, or if infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, actions by Entrants, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes, in the Sponsor’s sole opinion, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, the Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to disqualify any individual implicated in such action and/or to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend this Contest or any portion thereof. In the event this Contest is canceled, the Sponsor may (at Sponsor’s sole discretion) complete the Contest utilizing all eligible, non-suspect Contest Entries received prior to the time of the action or event warranting such cancellation. If such cancellation, termination, modification, or suspension occurs, notification will be posted at Contest Site. The Releasees are not responsible for the actions of Entrants in connection with the Contest, including Entrants’ attempts to circumvent the Official Rules or otherwise interfere with the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Contest. Persons found tampering with or abusing any aspect of this Contest, or who Sponsor believes to be causing malfunction, error, disruption or damage may be disqualified. Additionally, any attempt to cheat the Contest, as determined at the sole and absolute discretion of Sponsor, may result in immediate disqualification of the Entrant, as well as other possible consequences, including disqualification from any and all existing and future promotion, contest or sweepstakes. ANY ATTEMPT BY A PARTICIPANT OR ANY OTHER INDIVIDUAL TO DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE CONTEST IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL LAWS AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES AND OTHER REMEDIES FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
If a dispute arises about who submitted an Entry or was declared to be the Prize
Winner, the Entry will be deemed submitted by the registered owner of the Eligible Business named on the
winning Entry A potential winner may be requested to provide Sponsor with proof that the potential winner is
the registered owner of the Eligible Business associated with the winning Entry and that all eligibility
requirements are met. In the event a dispute regarding the identity of the individual who actually
submitted an Entry cannot be resolved to Sponsor’s satisfaction, the affected Entry will be deemed
ineligible. The Releasees are not responsible for electronic communications that are undeliverable as
a result of any form of active or passive filtering of any kind, or insufficient space in Entrant's
email account to receive email messages. Also, the Releasees are not responsible, and may disqualify
an Entrant, if her email address or telephone number does not work, if it is changed without Entrant giving
prior written notice to Sponsor, or if email communications sent are directed to Entrant’s spam or
NOTE: Entries must be made by the Contest Entrant only as detailed above. Contest Entries made by any other individual or any entity, and/or originating at any other web site or email address, including, but not limited to, commercial contest subscription, notification and/or submitting service sites, will be declared invalid and disqualified for this Contest. Contest Entries generated by a script, computer programs, macro, programmed, robotic or other automated means are void and may be disqualified. The use of any device or software to automate the Contest Entry process is prohibited. Contest Entries or other Contest materials that are incomplete, illegible, corrupted, damaged, destroyed, forged, false, lost, late, misdirected, deceptive, in greater quantity than the limit stated above or otherwise not in compliance with the Official Rules may be disqualified from the Contest at Sponsor’s sole and absolute discretion.
DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY; DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES.
BY PARTICIPATING IN THE CONTEST, EACH ENTRANT AGREES: (I) TO BE BOUND BY THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND ALL APPLICABLE LAWS; (II) TO WAIVE ANY RIGHTS TO CLAIM AMBIGUITY WITH RESPECT TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES AND ANY PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS RELATED TO THE CONTEST; (III) TO WAIVE ALL OF HER RIGHTS TO BRING ANY CLAIM, ACTION, OR PROCEEDING AGAINST ANY OF THE CONTEST ENTITIES; AND (IV) TO RELEASE EACH OF THE CONTEST ENTITIES AND EACH OF THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES OR OTHER AUTHORIZED DESIGNEES FROM ANY LIABILITY (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LIABILITY FOR ANY PROPERTY LOSS, DAMAGE, PERSONAL INJURY, BODILY INJURY, DEATH, LOSS, EXPENSE, ACCIDENT, DELAY, INCONVENIENCE OR IRREGULARITY) THAT MAY ARISE IN CONNECTION WITH, AS APPLICABLE: (A) ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION OR INABILITY TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST; (B) AMBIGUOUS JUDGING CRITERIA; (C) TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS IN THE OFFICIAL RULES OR ANY OFFLINE, ONLINE, OR WIRELESS CONTEST-RELATED PROMOTIONAL MATERIAL; (D) ACCEPTANCE OR POSSESSION, DEFECTS IN, USE, MISUSE OR INABILITY TO USE ANY PRIZE (OR ANY COMPONENT THEREOF); (E) ANY CHANGE IN PRIZING AS PERMITTED HEREUNDER OR OTHERWISE DUE TO REASONS BEYOND ANY OF THE CONTEST ENTITIES’ CONTROL; (F) HUMAN ERROR; (G) INCORRECT OR INACCURATE TRANSCRIPTION, RECEIPT, TRANSMISSION, CODING, TRANSCODING, OR COMPUTING OF ANY MATERIALS; (H) ANY TECHNICAL MALFUNCTIONS OR UNAVAILABILITY OF ANY WEB SITE, MOBILE APPLICATION OR NETWORK, TELEPHONE NETWORK, COMPUTER ONLINE SYSTEM, COMPUTER DATING MECHANISM, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, INTERNET OR WIRELESS SERVICE PROVIDER, U.S. MAIL SERVICE, PRIVATE MAIL SERVICE OR COURIER UTILIZED BY ANY OF THE CONTEST ENTITIES OR BY AN ENTRANT; (I) INTERRUPTION OR INABILITY TO ACCESS CONTEST SITE, OR ANY OTHER PARTICIPATING WEB SITES, ANY CONTEST-RELATED WEB PAGES, OR ANY ONLINE SERVICE VIA THE INTERNET, OR WIRELESS SERVICE DUE TO HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE COMPATIBILITY OR OTHER PROBLEMS; (J) ANY LOST/DELAYED DATA TRANSMISSIONS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DEFECTS, AND/OR ANY OTHER ERRORS OR MALFUNCTIONS; (K) ANY WRONGFUL, NEGLIGENT, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACT OR OMISSION ON THE PART OF ANY OTHER ENTRANT OR INDIVIDUAL PURPORTING TO ACT ON BEHALF OF ANY SUCH ENTRANT, AND/OR ANY OF THE CONTEST ENTITIES AND/OR ANY OF THEIR AGENTS, EMPLOYEES OR AUTHORIZED DESIGNEES; (L) ANY WRONGFUL, NEGLIGENT, OR UNAUTHORIZED ACT OR OMISSION ON THE PART OF ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY NOT AN EMPLOYEE OF ANY OF THE CONTEST ENTITIES; OR (M) ANY OTHER CAUSE, CONDITION OR EVENT WHATSOEVER BEYOND THE CONTROL OF ANY ONE OR MORE OF THE CONTEST ENTITIES. PRIZE WINNER HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE CONTEST ENTITIES 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 ANY PRIZE OR COMPONENT THEREOF.
Each Contest Entrant shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless each of the Releasees from and against any and all third party claims, demands, causes of action, proceedings, expenses, and/or liabilities resulting or arising from or in connection with : (i) Sponsor’s and/or any of its affiliates’ or their respective licensees’ and/or authorized designees’ exercise of any of their rights granted hereunder; (ii) the Contest Entrant’s participation in the Contest; (iii) the Contest Entrant’s failure to comply with any one or more of the Official Rules or any Applicable Laws; and/or (iv) Contest Entrant’s submission of her Contest Entry without the Contest Entrant’s having obtained, from the person(s) who may have participated or assisted in the development of the Contest Entry, permission to use such Contest Entry in connection with the Contest as set forth herein and to grant Sponsor, its affiliates and their licensees and authorized designees the right to use such Contest Entry as set forth in the Grant of Rights section of the Official Rules.
No Injunctive Relief: EACH ENTRANT UNDERSTANDS AND AGREES THAT SHE SHALL HAVE NO RIGHT TO ENJOIN OR RESTRAIN THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, DISTRIBUTION OR EXPLOITATION OF THE CONTEST, THE PRODUCTION, OR ANY OTHER PROJECT OF SPONSOR OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES.
OFFICIAL RULES AND WINNER LIST: For an Official Winner List (available after 10/15/23), or a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: “She’s Connected By AT&T” Contest (please specify Official Winner List or Official Rules), 22287 Mulholland Hwy., #396 Calabasas, CA 91302. Residents of Vermont with a return address in Vermont may omit the return postage on their Official Rules request. Official Rules are also available at the Contest Site during the Contest Period.
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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. INTERNET CONNECTION REQUIRED. Contest open only to legal residents of 50 U.S. & DC (“Eligibility Area”) who as of date of entry are 18 or older and the sole or majority owner of a female-owned small business located within the Eligibility Area and with a specific limit of fifty (50) or less full or part-time employees. Contest entry starts on/about 12:01 am EDT on 6/22/23 and ends on/about 11:59 pm EDT on 8/31/23. Subject to <<Official Rules>>[link]. See <<Official Rules>>[link] for complete details including how to enter, eligibility, winner determination and prizing. Void where prohibited. Sponsor: AT&T Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St. Dallas, TX 75202.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. INTERNET CONNECTION REQUIRED. Contest open only to legal residents of 50 U.S. & DC (“Eligibility Area”) who as of date of entry are 18 or older and the sole or majority owner of a female-owned small business located within the Eligibility Area and with a specific limit of fifty (50) or less full or part-time employees. Contest entry starts on/about 12:01 am EDT on 6/22/23 and ends on/about 11:59 pm EDT on 8/31/23. Subject to Official Rules available at att.com/shesconnected. See Official Rules for complete details including how to enter, eligibility, winner determination and prizing. Void where prohibited. Sponsor: AT&T Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St. Dallas, TX 75202.