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Yu-Gi-Oh! at Home  Sweepstakes

Konami Digital Entertainment Fan Promotion
Official Rules

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE ODDS OF WINNING. ENTRY INTO THE PROMOTION CONSTITUTES ACCEPTANCE OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

These Official Rules apply to the Yu-Gi-Oh! at Home Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”).  300 fans will win a copy of the variant card “Guardian Angel Joan” by sharing on Twitter or Instagram how they are enjoying Yu-Gi-Oh! at home, with a photo of their activity as well as the hashtag #sweepstakes and #YGOatHome in their post. 300 random entries will win a copy of the variant card “Guardian Angel Joan.” Entries will only be accepted during the Term (defined below) of the Promotion.

 

Eligibility: To be eligible to participate in the Promotion, you must be (i) a resident of 50 United States, the District of Columbia or Canada (excluding Quebec) and (ii) above the age of majority in your state of residence, on the date of entry. Employees, representatives, officers, and directors of Sponsor (defined below), its affiliates, subsidiaries, agents (collectively, the “Promotion Entities”), as well as immediate family (spouse, parents, siblings, and children) and household members of such employees are not eligible. All federal, state, and local laws apply.

Sponsor: Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., 14500 Aviation Blvd., Hawthorne, CA 90250 ("Sponsor").

Promotion Term: The Promotion will begin November 24, 2020, 12:00 PM Pacific Time ("PT") and end December 7, 2020, 11:59 AM PT (the "Term").  Unless otherwise noted, for all times provided in these Official Rules or in relation to the Promotion, the applicable time zone will be Pacific Time.  The Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Promotion. The drawings will take place on or about December 21, 2020 (the “Drawing Date”). 

How to Enter: Fans will post on Twitter or Instagram, how they are enjoying Yu-Gi-Oh! at home. A photo of how they are enjoying Yu-Gi-Oh! at home must be included in their comment, as well as the hashtag #sweepstakes  and #YGOatHome. Fans must be a follower of the official accounts of Twitter (@YuGiOh_TCG) or Instagram (officialyugiohtcg) that they respond to. Qualifying activities include, but are not limited to, an actual Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG Remote Duel in process, watching the Yu-Gi-Oh! animated series, pictures of Yu-Gi-Oh! arts and crafts, playing Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Links, etc. After the Term, 300 qualifying entries will be randomly selected to win the card “Guardian Angel Joan”. 

Please note that all photograph submissions must meet the following requirements:

  • There is no file size limit or restriction on file formats for photos.
  • Your entry must be within the general spirit of the Promotion and meet the following requirements:
  • Must not violate or infringe the rights of others including, without limitation, patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, publicity, privacy or other proprietary rights (see “Warranty” Section below for more details);
  • Must not impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;
  • Must not be unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another's privacy, tortuous, or contain explicit or graphic descriptions or accounts of, sexual acts, or otherwise contain any other content that is objectionable;
  • Must not victimize, harass, degrade, or intimidate an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability;
  • Must be within the general spirit and guidance of the Promotion, including meeting the terms of these Official Rules;
  • Must not contain an advertisement or solicitation not affiliated with the Sponsor;
  • Must not contain any musical recording or compilation; and
  • Must not contain imagery, content, recording or other element that is owned by a third party.

One person is limited to one entry per each Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG official social media account.  Entries using automatic entry will be disqualified.  Entries using multiple accounts will be disqualified.  Entries will be presumed to belong to the “registered owner” of the Twitter or Instagram account responding to the sweepstake promotional post.  “Registered owner” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail address for the domain associated with the submitted e-mail address and will apply to the email address associated with the Twitter or Instagram account used to submit the entry.  Entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules and by the decisions of Sponsor, which are final and binding. Entries will be considered void if they are in whole or in part illegible, incomplete, damaged, irregular, altered, counterfeit, produced in error, forged, mechanically reproduced or obtained through fraud or theft, or if they contain material that does not meet the requirements described in these Official Rules.

NOTE FOR TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM ENTRIES: If you do not make your entries public, Sponsor will not receive your entry.

Completing an entry constitutes your agreement to these Official Rules.  To be eligible, Sponsor must receive your entry within the Term.

Warranty.  By entering the Promotion, you warrant and represent that the material submitted by you is your own original work created and/or recorded by you, has not been previously published, has not won a previous prize or award, that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the entry and the entry submitted by you (including, without limitation, the rights in any photographs, sound recordings or clips included in the entry) and that the entry submitted by you does not violate any law, regulation or any right of any third-party, including but not limited to rights of copyright, trademark, publicity and/or privacy. Please understand that submitting any material that is copyrighted by another individual, or otherwise subject to the rights of another individual, will make you responsible for any legal action the legal copyright holder might take against you.  Likewise, you agree to indemnify Sponsor against any claims made by individuals pictured or heard in the submission that may contest Sponsor’s right to use the submission in accordance with the terms of these Official Rules.

License.  By submitting an entry into the Promotion, you grant to the Sponsor the right, without limitation, to display the submission online and in any media now known or hereinafter developed.  Further, you agree to grant to the Sponsor all rights of ownership, reproduction, and use of the entry materials for any purpose whatsoever without compensation or further permission, including but not limited to an irrevocable and perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide right, in all media (now known or later developed) to assign, license, use, publish, edit, adapt, modify, alter, reproduce, distribute, broadcast, display, copyright, create derivative works or otherwise exploit the entry materials for commercial or non-commercial use and without compensation.

Prize: Sponsor will award three hundred (300) prizes, a variant art Guardian Angel Joan card (Approximate retail value: $4.70 ($6.16 CDN) per card.  The total retail value of all prizes awarded will be $1,410.00 ($1,848 CDN)). Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

Promotional images may differ from actual prize. Actual value may vary. Winner will be responsible for all costs and taxes associated with winning the prize. Prize awarded as-is. The Sponsor may, at its sole discretion, choose to substitute the prize with another of comparable or greater value. No prize transfer, assignment or cash or other substitution by the prize winner is permitted. If any prize or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be considered forfeited and the Sponsor will select an alternate prize winner from all remaining eligible entries. The Promotion Entities will not be liable for unsuccessful efforts to notify any potential Prize winner.

Prize Notification: On or about the Drawing Date, Sponsor will randomly select three hundred (300) potential winners from all eligible entries received.  The potential winners will be notified via direct message to the valid Twitter or Instagram account that was used to participate in the promotion.  The winners must respond and provide prize delivery information as well as a completed and signed affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release and submit certain personal information, including but not limited to birthday, location, and legal name, by filling out a form on https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YGO-At-Home within three (3) business days of receiving notice. If no response is received or a response is incomplete, Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify the individual selected and select at random an alternate potential winner following the same process. 

Publicity: Except where prohibited by law, by accepting a prize, a prize winner consents to the Promotion Entities’ use of his/her likeness, photograph, name, biographical information, entry, and/or voice for advertising and publicity purposes in any and all media worldwide (including winners list) without additional compensation or notification. The name and city/state/country of residence of the prize winner may be utilized in communications and advertising, including being posted on the websites of the Promotion Entities.

Right to Modify: If the Sponsor, in its sole discretion, determines that the Promotion or any portion of the Promotion is impractical, fraudulent, void, unlawful or if there are any technical or administrative malfunctions, errors or other problems that affect the structure, terms or lawful administration of the Promotion, the Sponsor may terminate, cancel or otherwise modify the Promotion, in whole or in part in its sole discretion.

Limitation of Liability: By participating in the Promotion, you agree to release, indemnify, and hold harmless Twitter and Instagram, Sponsor and its related companies, and each such company’s respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from and against any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, your participation in the Promotion or receipt, use, or misuse of any prize, including, but not limited to:  (a) claims arising from any breach or alleged breach by you of these Official Rules; (b) claims arising from unauthorized human intervention in the Promotion; (c) claims arising from technical or printing errors; (d) claims arising from lost, late, postage-due, misdirected, or undeliverable mail or email; (e) claims arising from errors in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries; (f) claims arising from injury, death, or damage to persons or property; or (g) claims based on defamation, infringement of intellectual property rights, or on the rights of publicity or privacy.  You further agree that in any cause of action, the Released Parties’ liability will be limited to the actual out-of-pocket costs associated with participating in the Promotion, and in no event shall the Released Parties be liable for attorneys’ fees.  YOU WAIVE ANY RIGHTS OR CLAIMS TO INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR NOT AND WHETHER BASED ON NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE.  SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS OF LIABILITY SO THE ABOVE MAY NOT APPLY TO ALL ENTRANTS.

IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU WAIVE ANY AND ALL RIGHTS UNDER SECTION 1542 OF THE CIVIL CODE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, WHICH PROVIDES AS FOLLOWS:  “A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO CLAIMS WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”

Governing Law & Dispute Resolution:  To the extent permitted by applicable law, by entering the Promotion, you agree that any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of the Promotion or any prize awarded shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, and exclusively by the appropriate federal or state court located in Los Angeles, CA.  All issues and questions concerning these Official Rules, your rights and obligations, or Sponsor’s rights and obligations shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to any choice of law or conflict of law rules.

General Conditions: Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual it finds to be tampering with the operation of the Promotion or to be acting in violation of these Official Rules or in a disruptive manner.  Any attempt by any person to undermine the operation of the Promotion 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 or any other provision.  In the event of a dispute as to any entry, the authorized account holder of the email account used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant.  A potential winner may be required to show proof of being the authorized account holder.  In the event that an entry is confirmed to have been erroneously deleted, lost, or destroyed, entrant’s sole remedy shall be another entry into the Promotion.  If any provision of these Official Rules is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck, and the remaining provisions shall be enforced.

Winners List A list identifying the winners shall be available from the Sponsor by writing to the Sponsor at us-cardsupport@konami.com and requesting a Winners List.

Privacy:  All information submitted in connection with the Promotion will be maintained in accordance with the Sponsor’s privacy policy, available at https://legal.konami.com/kdeus/privacy/en-us.

Any third party trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective trademark owners.  The use or mention of such third party trademarks in these Official Rules or in the Promotion is solely for descriptive purposes and shall in no way imply an endorsement or sponsorship of the Promotion.