HOT 95-7 Pays Your Bills Official Rules
KKHH-FM HOT 95-7 PAY YOUR BILLS AUGUST 2013
OFFICIAL PROMOTION RULES
NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OR PAYMENT WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCE OF WINNING.
1. How to Enter the Promotion:
a. These rules govern The Pay Your Bills August 2013 promotion (the “Promotion”) being conducted by KKHH (the “Station”) beginning on Monday, July 29, 2013 at approximately 12:01am Central Time (CT) and ending on Friday, August 30, 2013 at approximately 8:00am CT or when a total of $6,900 has been awarded, whichever happens first, (the “Promotion Period”).
b. To participate in the Promotion, starting on Monday, July 29, 2013 at approximately 12:01am CT, entrants must visit the KKHH website at http://www.hot957houston.com and become a HOT 95-7 Friend with Benefits loyalty club member by filling out the required membership application. No purchase necessary for membership. After becoming a loyalty club member, entrants will then need to visit the Promotion’s official entry page where they must complete and submit their entry. Entry forms must include your first and last name, complete address, city, state, and zip code, telephone number, date of birth and their valid email address. Entrants must also provide information about any outstanding bill. Entrants must also input the name of the bill and the bill amount (the total amount due) into their online entry form, and entrant must be the account holder on the bill being submitted. The amounts that will be awarded will be from $50.00-$250.00. The maximum amount that will be paid is $250.00, even if the total amount due is more than $250.00. Any bill that does not comply with these criteria will not be eligible and will be discarded. Only one internet entry per person and one internet entry per email address is permitted. Internet entries will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry. The authorized account holder is the natural person who is assigned to the email address by an internet access provider, online service provider or other organization that is responsible for assigning an email address or the domain associated with the submitted email address. Multiple participants are not permitted to share the same email address. All entries submitted become the sole property of the Station and will not be acknowledged or returned. Use of any device to automate entry is prohibited. Proof of submission of an entry shall not be deemed proof of receipt by Station. Station’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Promotion. The Station is not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties and other technological problems. All entries must be received Friday, August 23, 2013 at 1:30pm CT.
c. On the following dates at approximately 2:00pm CT during the Promotion Period, KKHH will hold random drawings from all eligible entries received by 1:30pm CT the day of each drawing and select five (5) contestants per week: Friday, August 2, 2013; Friday, August 9, 2013; Friday, August 16, 2013, & Friday, August 23. The five (5) contestants selected each week will be announced during each weekday of the following week at the following time: 7:40am CT. When the contestant hears his/her name, the contestants will have ten (10) minutes to call 713-390-5957. If the contestant successfully calls back within ten (10) minutes of their name being announced on-air, that contestant will win the prize, which will be awarded upon confirmation of eligibility. If the contestant whose name is announced on-air does not call back within ten (10) minutes of his/her name being announced on-air, that contestant will forfeit their chance to win. Once a contestant’s name is selected and called on the air at the times listed above, that contestant’s name is automatically removed from the database of eligible entries. KKHH is not responsible for telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, equipment malfunctions and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone call. KKHH is not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties or other technological glitches. Due to delays in the KKHH online streaming of its broadcast signal, listeners to the online stream may not be able to participate in or may be disadvantaged in participating in on-air Promotions.
d. Once a contestant’s name is selected and called on the air at the times listed above, the contestant’s name is automatically removed from the database of eligible entries. KKHH is not responsible for telephone service outages, delays, busy signals, equipment malfunctions and any other technological difficulties that may prevent an individual from completing his/her telephone call. KKHH is not responsible for entries not received due to difficulty accessing the internet, service outage or delays, computer difficulties or other technological glitches.
e. Only one (1) internet entry per person and one (1) internet entry per email address is permitted.
2. Eligibility Restrictions:
a. The Promotion is open to all persons who are 18 years of age or older and who reside in the greater Houston metropolitan area Employees of the Station, its licensee, the licensee’s parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, Station’s advertising and promotional agencies, its participating sponsors, other radio stations in the Houston metropolitan area, the members of their immediate families (spouse, parent, sibling or child) and those living in the same household of each (whether related or not), are ineligible to enter or win. This Promotion is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited.
b. Listeners are eligible to win a prize in a contest conducted by the Station only once every once every thirty (30) days and only once every six (6) months if the prize is valued over $600. Only one (1) winner per household is permitted in any Station promotion. You can only win a prize valued at $50 or more or event tickets valued at $100 or more (per ticket) from KKHH-FM once every thirty (30) days, but remain eligible to win prizes of $600 or greater, which can be won only once every six (6) months.
c. Winners will be required to sign a liability and publicity release and show a valid government- issued photo identification card and social security card to claim prize. Winners must also submit a copy of the bill that is being paid with the account numbers blacked out or removed.
d. Entrants are required to provide truthful information and the Station will reject and delete any entry that it discovers to be false or fraudulent. The Station will disqualify any entry from individuals who do not meet the eligibility requirements. The Station will also delete any entry knowingly received from persons under the age of 13 in compliance with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.
a. A maximum of twenty (20) prizes will be awarded. Each prize is up to $250.00 in the form of a check to pay the winner’s bill, and an Associated Credit Union prize bag complete with a plastic bag, coozie, & t-shirt (ARV $5.00). Prize will vary in dollar amount to match the amount of the winner’s bill submitted in the winner’s entry form. The minimum prize amount will be fifty dollars US ($50.00), and the maximum will be two-hundred and fifty dollars US ($250.00). Prizes will be awarded upon confirmation of eligibility.
b. Prizes will be awarded in the form of a check issued by CBS Radio in the amount of the bill submitted at the time of entry. Checks will not be awarded, processed, or mailed until the winner has claimed the prize at the Station, presented all required documentation, and signed all required releases and tax forms. The prize will be mailed to the winner within ten (10) weeks of winning. The Station is not responsible for the safe arrival of a prize or prize certificate. The Station is not responsible for any late penalties charged by the billing company.
c. There is no substitution, transfer, or cash equivalent for prizes, except that Sponsor may, solely at its discretion, substitute prizes of comparable value or cash due to prize unavailability or where required by law. The prizes are expressly limited to the items above and do not include taxes, gratuities or any other expense. Other restrictions may apply.
4. Selection of Winners:
a. Decisions of Station management with respect to the Promotion are final.
b. Up to twenty (20) winners will be selected in the manner described in Section 1 of these Official Promotion Rules.
c. Odds of winning depend, in part, on the number of eligible entries received.
d. Winners must listen to the Station to win, but do not need to be present to win.
e. Winners must execute and return any required Affidavit of Eligibility and/or Release of Liability Prize Acceptance Form within fifteen (15) days of winning or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will not be chosen.
a. Payments of all federal, state and local taxes are solely the responsibility of the winner. The winner will be required to complete and submit an IRS Form W-9 with the winner’s full Social Security Number or the equivalent for receipt of any prize valued at $600 or more or for any prizes awarded by the Station (or any other CBS Radio station in Station’s market) in a calendar year with an aggregate value of $600 or more. Failure to submit a complete W-9 or equivalent will result in forfeiture of the prize. Such winnings of $600 or more will be reported to the IRS.
b. By participating in the Promotion, the winner agrees to have the winner’s name, voice and likeness used in any advertising or broadcasting material relating to the Promotion without additional financial or other compensation, and, where legal, to sign a publicity release confirming such consent prior to acceptance of the prize.
c. Prior to awarding any prize or prize certificate, the Station, in its sole discretion, may require Promotion winner (and any travel companion(s) or guest(s)) to sign a liability release, agreeing to release and hold harmless the Station, its licensee, the licensee’s parent, subsidiary and affiliated entities, their respective officers, shareholders, directors, employees, agents and representatives and all of their successors and assigns from and against any and all claims or liability arising directly or indirectly from the prize and participation in the Promotion.
d. If for any reason this Promotion cannot be executed as planned, including, but not limited to, as a result of infection by computer virus, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Station that corrupt or affect the security, administration, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of the Promotion, or if the Promotion is compromised or becomes technically corrupted in any way, electronically or otherwise, the Station reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Promotion. If the Promotion is terminated before the original end date, the Station will select the winners by random drawing from among all eligible non-suspect entries received as of the termination time/date.
e. The Station, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disqualify any person tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Station’s website. Failure to comply with the rules of the Promotion may result in a contestant’s disqualification and/or forfeiture of any prize or prizes. If the Station makes a good faith determination that an entrant has cheated or committed fraudulent activity in connection with a Promotion, the Station reserves the right to disqualify that entrant from entering and/or winning future Promotions and to prosecute and seek damages to the fullest extent permitted by law.
f. The Station reserves the right to make changes in the rules of the Promotion, including, without limitation, the substitution of a prize of equivalent value, which will become effective upon announcement. If due to circumstances beyond the control of the Station, any competition or prize-related event or travel is delayed, rescheduled, postponed or cancelled, the Station reserves the right, but not the obligation, to cancel or modify the Promotion and shall not be required to award a substitute prize.
g. The Station is not responsible for typographical or other errors in the printing, the offering or the administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of a prize.
h. For a copy of these Official Rules, send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by August 30, 2013 to “Pay Your Bills August 2013 – Official Rules,” Attn: Promotions, KKHH, 24 Greenway Plaza, Suite 1900, Houston, TX 77046. For the names of the prize winners send a self-addressed stamped envelope for receipt by November 1, 2013 to the above address marked “Pay Your Bills August 2013 – Winner List.” The Official Rules and the Winner List (when completed) shall also be available during regular business hours at the main offices of the Station and shall be posted online at http://www.hot957houston.com.
Sponsor: HOT 95-7, 24 Greenway Plaza, Suite 1900, Houston, TX 77046