Submit Your Entry – Win a one (1) year Emotional ABCs Classroom Account subscription – a $359.00 value.
Sweepstakes Promotion Lasts from August 30th, 2021 – September 4th, 2022
One Winner will be chosen at random and announced each week for 52 weeks, from September 5th, 2021 – September 4th, 2022
Enter your classroom between August 30th, 2021 and September 4th, 2022. Emotional ABCs will randomly select one (1) Winner each week for fifty-two (52) consecutive weeks, for a total of up to fifty two (52) total Winners.
To enter, share or post a short (maximum 60 second) video recording about your classroom and how you use Emotional ABCs in your classroom to a Twitter, Facebook or Instagram account. Teachers should provide only the Teacher's first name, city and state where located. Student's names or likenesses must not be used in the video. Any recording containing the name or likeness of any student will be ineligible, null and void.
Share or post your video or link to your video of up to sixty (60) seconds including the Comment, Tweet or Caption: #EmotionalABCsGiveaway
Void in New York, Florida and Rhode Island. Void outside the United States and where prohibited by law. Do not proceed to enter if you are not at least twenty one (21) years of age, are not a current Emotional ABCs Free Teacher active account holder in good standing, and a legal resident of, and located within, the United States and have Internet access and video uploading capability at the time of entry. By participating, you agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor, which are binding and final in all matters relating to this sweepstakes.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN.
SWEEPSTAKES ENTRY PERIOD:
August 30th, 2021 – September 4th, 2022. One (1) Winner will be selected by random drawings at the end of each week, on Sunday at 11.59 pm, from all eligible Entries received in the preceding calendar week, beginning September 4th, 2021, and running through September 5th, 2022.
SPONSOR: Emotional ABCs, Inc. 3435 Ocean Park Blvd. No. 107-259, Santa Monica, CA 90405. ("Sponsor").
During the Entry Period, Teachers and School Counselors at least twenty one (21) years of age, teaching at brick-and- mortar schools who wish to enter the sweepstakes ("Entrant") will need to be a current active Free Teacher subscription holder to an Emotional ABCs Free Teacher account, and will need a Twitter, Facebook or Instagram account (each a "Social Account"). Creating a Social Account is free but is subject to the applicable terms and conditions (http://twitter.com/tos), (https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms) or (http://instagram.com/about/legal/terms/#).
Posting on Instagram requires a mobile device and therefore message and data rates may apply. If entering via a mobile device and using a wireless carrier's network, standard data charges from the wireless carrier may apply. Your account settings on the Social Account you use to enter must be set to "unprotected" and/or "public" in order for Tweets or comments to Sponsor's posts to be viewable by Sponsor.
During the Sweepstakes Promotion Period, take the following actions on one of the selected Social Channels:
Facebook: Post one (1) video recording of sixty (60) seconds or less about your classroom and how Emotional ABCs is used in the classroom. Include "#EmotionalABCsGiveaway" as a Comment (the "Entry") so we can contact you by direct message on Facebook if you win. Student's names or likenesses must not be included in the video or the Entry. Any recording or Entry containing the name or likeness of any student will be ineligible and void.
Twitter: Tweet one (1) video recording of sixty (60) seconds or less about your classroom and how Emotional ABCs is used in your classroom. Include "#EmotionalABCsGiveaway" in the Tweet (the "Entry") so that we can contact you by direct message on Twitter if you win. Student names or likeness must not be included in the video or the Entry. Any recording or Entry containing the name or likeness of any student will be ineligible and void.
Instagram: Post one (1) video recording of sixty (60) seconds or less about your classroom and how Emotional ABCs is used in the classroom. Include "#EmotionalABCsGiveaway" in the Caption (the "Entry") so that we can contact you by direct message on Instagram if you win. Student names or likeness must not be included in the video or the Entry. Any recording or Entry containing the name or likeness of any student will be ineligible and void.
There is no cost to enter. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or practices, or by any means which subvert the entry process will be void. All Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the Sunday of an eligible week to be eligible for that week's drawing. Entries are only eligible for a single week's drawing. Entries may not be sent more than once and Entrants can only enter the sweepstakes a single time.
ALTERNATE METHOD OF ENTRY: Entrants that do not wish to post a video recording may enter the sweepstakes by mailing their name, email address, city and state, and specific contact information to: Emotional ABCs, Inc. 3435 Ocean Park Blvd. No. 107-259, Santa Monica, CA 90405 with the notation: "2021 CLASSROOM PREMIUM SCHOOLS ACCOUNT SWEEPSTAKES."
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: Entries may not contain, as determined by the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, any content that: is sexually explicit or suggestive; unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; contains nudity; promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing); promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous; promotes any particular political agenda or message; is obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group; defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies; contains trademarks, logos, or trade dress (such as distinctive packaging or building exteriors/interiors) owned by others; contains any personal identification, such as personal names, license plate numbers, street addresses or e-mail addresses; contains copyrighted materials owned by others (including photographs, sculptures, paintings, and other works of art or images published on or in websites, television, movies or other media); contains materials embodying the names, likenesses, or other indicia identifying any person, including, without limitation, students, staff, parents, or other public or private figures, living or dead, without permission; contains any individual other than the Teacher submitting the Entrant and his/her classroom communicates messages or images inconsistent with the positive images and/or good will to which Sponsor wishes to associate; or violates any law.
Entry must be the original work of the Entrant, may not have been previously published, may not have won previous awards, and must not infringe the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity. If the Entry contains any material or elements that are not owned by the Entrant, and/or which are subject to the rights of third parties, the Entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the Entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the Entry by Sponsor in the manner set forth in these Official Rules, including, without limitation, name and likeness permissions from any person who appears in or is identifiable in the Entry. Sponsor reserves the right to request proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to Sponsor from any Entrant at any time. Failure to provide such proof may, if requested, render Entry null and void. By submitting an Entry, Entrant warrants and represents that no student name or likeness appears in the Entry, that any persons appearing or who are identifiable in the Entry consent to the submission and use of the Entry in the sweepstakes and to its use as otherwise set forth herein.
By submitting an Entry, Entrant hereby grants permission for the Entry to be posted on Sponsor websites and/or social media pages. Entrant agrees that Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for any unauthorized use of Entries by third parties. Released Parties do not guarantee the posting of any Entry and reserve the right to remove any posted Entry for any reason and at any time.
By submitting your Entry, you agree that your Entry conforms to these Official Rules and that Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may disqualify your Entry for any reason, including if it determines, in its sole discretion, that your Entry fails to conform to these Official Rules in any way or otherwise contains unacceptable content as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion.
Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or practices, or by any means which subvert the entry process will be void.
ENTRY LIMIT: Each Entrant may only participate using only one entry, regardless of number of students or classrooms taught. Any attempt by an Entrant, or any other person, to participate using more than one entry, using any method, may result in disqualification by Sponsor, in its sole discretion. Entrants may enter only the promotion only a single time. Multiple entries are not permitted. Any attempt by any Entrant to obtain more than the stated number of Entries by using multiple/different Social Accounts, identities, registrations and logins, or any other methods will void that Entrant's Entry and Entrant may be disqualified. Use of any automated system to participate is prohibited and will result in disqualification. In the event of a dispute as to any registration, the authorized account holder of the Social Account used to register will be deemed to be the Entrant. The "authorized account holder" is the natural person assigned an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses used to create the Social Account. Each potential winner may be required to show proof of being an authorized account holder. Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, unreceived, damaged, incomplete, invalid, un-intelligible, garbled, delayed or misdirected Entries or failure to receive Entries due to limitation of third-party social network platforms, all of which Entries will be void.
ELIGIBILITY: This sweepstakes is open to Teachers teaching at brick-and-mortar schools who are legal residents of the United States (not in New York, Florida and Rhode Island), at least twenty one (21) years of age, who have a current activated subscription to an Emotional ABCs Free Teacher account, and with Internet access and video uploading capability and have a Twitter, Facebook or Instagram account. Offer void in New York, Florida and Rhode Island, outside the United States, and where prohibited. Employees of Sponsor, and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the sweepstakes and each of their respective parents, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate family members (regardless of where they reside) or household members, whether or not related, are not eligible to enter or win. "Immediate family members" shall mean spouses, parents, step-parents, children, step-children, siblings, step-siblings, and their respective spouses. "Household members" shall mean people who share the same residence at least three months a year.
Drawing: One Winner will be selected in fifty-two (52) consecutive weekly random drawings from all eligible Entries received by the end of each calendar week (Sunday 11:59 p.m. PST) from September 4th, 2021 through September 5th, 2022. The servers of Twitter, Inc., Facebook Inc. and Instagram LLC are the official time- keeping devices for the Sweepstakes. Each Winner will each receive a one (1) year Premium Schools Classroom account subscription to Emotional ABCs. All decisions are final and binding in matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend on the total number of Entries received prior to each weekly drawing, and may be expressed as a fraction, the numerator of which is 1 and the denominator of which is the total number of eligible Entries received in the week prior to each weekly drawing. If no Entries are received in a given week, no prizes will be awarded for that week. In no event will the period of this Sweepstakes Promotion be extended. Drawing may be done through an electronic script which will randomly select the winner by using a computer script designed to select random entry or entries. Winners will be notified by direct message on the same social media platform where they posted their video or video link within one week of the drawing date. Each Entrant selected as a decision of Sponsor is final and binding in all respects. All results are unofficial until verified by Sponsor.
WINNER NOTIFICATION: Potential winners will be notified via direct message on the same social media site where they posted their video with the hashtag #EmotionalABCsGiveaway and may be required to complete and return an affidavit of eligibility and release within five (5) days of date of notification or a runner-up may be selected for the applicable prize. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, or if the prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or if Sponsor is unable to contact any potential winner, or if a potential Winner is unavailable due to injury, illness, death or other reason, or if any potential winner is not in compliance with these Official Rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor's discretion, an alternate Winner may be selected for the applicable prize.
One (1) year Emotional ABCs Classroom Account subscription – a $359.00 value. Each Winner will each receive a one (1) year Premium Schools Classroom account subscription to Emotional ABCs.
Prizes are awarded "as is" with no warranty or guarantee express or implied by Sponsor.
Winners may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prizes (or portions thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. Winners are responsible for all applicable federal, state and local taxes, if any, as well as any other costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. All prize details are at Sponsor's sole discretion. Released Parties (as defined below) disclaim all and any liability for the actual provision, quality or nature of any third-party product or service accepted by the winners. The awarding of any prize is contingent upon full compliance with these Official Rules.
OWNERSHIP/USE OF ENTRIES: By submitting an Entry, each Entrant agrees Sponsor shall exclusively own the Entry submitted (including the copyright thereto and all rights embodied therein) and that it and its designees may exploit, edit, modify, and distribute the Entry and all elements of such Entry, including, without limitation, the photo and names and likenesses of any persons or locations embodied therein, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, worldwide, in perpetuity without compensation, permission or notification to Entrant or any third party.
FORCE MAJEURE/CANCELLATION. If Sponsor is prevented from fulfilling its obligations hereunder due to an act of God, extreme weather conditions, state of war, acts of terrorism, strikes, boycotts or other labor troubles, government control, government or public service shutdown, pandemic, epidemic and coronavirus/COVID-19 and any other public health emergencies in any form and prevention and control measures with respect to these public health emergencies, or any other reason beyond Sponsor's control, Sponsor shall not be deemed to have breached this Agreement. If any force majeure event results in a partial or full delay of the sweepstakes or the inability of Sponsor to fully perform hereunder, Sponsor shall be entitled to reschedule or cancel the sweepstakes in Sponsor's sole discretion.
ARBITRATION: Except where prohibited by law, as a condition of participating in this Sweepstakes, participant agrees that: (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this sweepstakes, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; and exclusively by final and binding arbitration under the rules of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services ("JAMS") in Santa Monica, California; (2) the Federal Arbitration Act shall govern the interpretation, enforcement and all proceedings at such arbitration; (3) judgment upon such arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction; (4) unless prohibited by law, participants shall not participate in any class action against Sponsor, and waive and rights to participate in any such class action. Under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental or consequential damages including attorney's fees or any other damages, other than for participant's actual out-of-pocket expenses (i.e., costs associated with participating in this Sweepstakes), and participant further waives all rights to have damages multiplied or increased.
RELEASES: By participating in this sweepstakes, Entrants agree to release Sponsor, and any other organizations affiliated with the sponsorship, fulfillment, administration, prize support, advertisement or promotion of the sweepstakes and each of their respective parents, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, and prize suppliers, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, representatives and employees, as well as each of their respective successors, representatives and assigns (collectively, the "Released Parties") from any and all actions, claims, injury, loss or damage arising in any manner, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this sweepstakes and/or acceptance or use of any prize.
MISCELLANEOUS: Released Parties are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, undelivered, garbled or misdirected entries or registrations; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prizes, or in any sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants' or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the website. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process, the operation of the web site or otherwise in violation of these Official Rules. Sponsor further reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate or modify this sweepstakes if the sweepstakes is compromised by virus, technical corruption, non-authorized human intervention, or any other causes which, in the sole discretion of the Sponsor, corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, proper play or integrity of the sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it believes has tampered with the entry process. In the event of cancellation or termination, Sponsor reserves the right to select the winners using the judging and voting processes from among all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to date of cancellation or termination. In the event of a dispute regarding online entry, entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the e-mail account associated with the entry and he/she must comply with these Official Rules. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning email addresses. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS SWEEPSTAKES IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS, AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR WILL DISQUALIFY ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL AND RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS' FEES (AND OTHER REMEDIES) FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Except where prohibited by law, entry constitutes permission to use each Entrant's first name, hometown (city and state), voice, biographical information, likeness, photograph and any statements regarding this sweepstakes in all media now known or hereafter discovered, for any purpose, including without limitation, in connection with, and to promote, market or advertise, the sweepstakes, in whole or in part, without review, approval, credit or attribution, notification or payment from or to Entrant or any person or entity, worldwide, in perpetuity, or on a winner's list, if applicable. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable U. S. federal, state and local laws and regulations.
WINNER'S NAMES: The names of the winners will be posted within two (2) weeks of being selected and approved at EmotionalABCs.com/Giveaway. This sweepstakes promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Inc., Twitter, Inc. or Instagram, LLC.