Tecovas – Text Message Subscription Giveaway
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN ONLY TO ELIGIBLE LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE “LOWER 48” OF THE UNITED STATES (EXCLUSIVE OF HAWAII AND ALASKA) AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO, AS OF THE TIME OF SUBSCRIPTION, ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD. VOID IN ALL JURISDICTIONS OTHER THAN THOSE STATED ABOVE AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.
1. Our AddressThe Text Message Giveaway (the “Giveaway”) is conducted by:
Tecovas, Inc. (“Tecovas”)
1333 S Congress Ave, Ste 200
Austin, TX 78704
2. EligibilityThe Giveaway is open only to individuals who (i) are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of subscription and (ii) are legal residents of the “lower forty-eight (48)” United States (exclusive of Hawaii and Alaska), the District of Columbia. Void in all jurisdictions other than those stated above and where prohibited or restricted by law. The following individuals are not eligible to enter or win a prize: employees, contractors, representatives, agents, directors, and officers of Tecovas and its affiliated companies, marketing agencies, and any other parties involved in the administration of the Giveaway (Tecovas, collectively with the foregoing, the “Giveaway Parties”) and each of the immediate family members of such excluded Giveaway Parties (i.e., spouses, parents, children, siblings and the “steps” of each) and all persons living in the same household of each. By participating in this Giveaway, participants agree to be bound by these official rules (“Official Rules”) and by the decisions of Tecovas which shall be final in all matters relating to the Giveaway. Winning a prize is contingent upon fulfilling all requirements set forth herein.
3. Giveaway PeriodThe Giveaway begins and ends at Tecovas’ discretion, as advertised on Tecovas’ website.
The Giveaway requires a two-way text message capable wireless device. Participant must be the authorized account holder of the phone number used to enter the Giveaway. The “authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person to whom the phone number is assigned by a wireless carrier that is responsible for maintaining and operating the phone number. In the event of a discrepancy between the identity of the authorized account holder, the “winner,” and the participant, Tecovas reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to declare the Selection invalid and make an alternate Selection.
5. Winner Selection and NotificationPotential winners will be randomly selected, at Tecovas’ sole discretion, from among all eligible entries at the time a winner is selected (the “Selection”). Selection(s) will occur at the time and date, and with the frequency, as Tecovas determines in its sole discretion. Tecovas may make multiple Selections in its sole discretion and may also make a Selection at any time or at no time. Each potential winner will be contacted via the phone number used to subscribe to text message notifications on or following the time of the Selection. The potential winner may be required to provide identification sufficient to show that he/she is the authorized account holder of the phone number, in Tecovas’ sole discretion. The contact notification will include instructions on how to claim the Prize (defined below). If any winner is found to be ineligible, or not in compliance with these Official Rules, declines to accept a Prize, if Tecovas is unable to contact a winner within seventy-two (72) hours of attempting contact, or in the event that a Prize notification or Prize is returned undeliverable, the Prize may be forfeited. Potential Prize winners may be required to furnish proof of identification and sign, complete, and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Liability Release and, where lawful, a Publicity Release, within three (3) days of attempted notification or prize may be forfeited. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Tecovas reserves the right to award the Prize to an alternate Selection.
6. Odds of WinningOdds of winning depends on number of eligible subscribers at the time of a Selection.
7. Prizes and Prize ClaimsTen (10) pairs of calfskin or suede boots from Tecovas are available (each a “Prize”). The approximate retail value of each Prize is $255.00.
The Prize is non-transferable and cannot be redeemed or exchanged for cash. No Prize substitution is permitted, except at the sole discretion of Tecovas. If Prize or component of the Prize is unavailable or cannot be awarded for any reason, Tecovas reserves the right in its sole discretion to substitute a Prize or component with one of comparable or greater retail value.
The Prize carries no warranty. Tecovas has neither made nor is responsible or liable for any warranty, representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to the Prize.
The winners are solely responsible for all federal, state, local, or other applicable taxes associated with the acceptance and use of a Prize. All costs and expenses associated with Prize acceptance and use not specifically provided herein are the responsibility of the winners (including any travel necessary for use of the Prize).
8. PublicityExcept where prohibited by law, by accepting a Prize, the winner hereby grants Tecovas and its licensees a perpetual, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive and sub-licensable right and license to use, distribute, and publicly display the winner’s name, hometown, and likeness in any way, at any time, in any and all media, including for use in advertising and marketing, without limitation, without any additional approval or consideration.
9. Limitations of Liability of Giveaway PartiesThe Giveaway Parties assume no liability and are not responsible for, and by entering the Giveaway you hereby waive and release the Giveaway Parties from, any actions, claims, damages, losses or injuries of any kind (collectively “Claims”) arising in connection with the Giveaway and/or the receipt, use or misuse of any Prize.
In the event of any ambiguity or error(s) in these Official Rules, Tecovas reserves the right to clarify or modify these Official Rules however it deems appropriate to correct any such ambiguity or error(s) by posting an updated set of Official Rules on the Tecovas website. The rules applicable to a Selection will be those that are publicly posted at the time of the Selection. In no event will more than one Prize be awarded to a winner.
Tecovas may prohibit a participant from participating in the Giveaway or winning the Prize if, in its sole discretion, it determines that said participant is attempting to undermine the legitimate operation of the Giveaway by cheating, deception, or other unfair playing practices.