NETGEAR “GODZILLA” SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING. TO ENTER YOU MUST BE A LEGAL U.S. RESIDENT AND 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AT THE TIME OF ENTRY. VOID IN PUERTO RICO, THE U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS, U.S. MILITARY INSTALLATIONS IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES AND WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW.

Promotion Period: The NETGEAR “Godzilla” Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:00 A.M. Pacific Time (“PT”) on 4/14/14 and ends at 11:59 P.M. PT on 6/30/14 (“Promotion Period”). The winners will be selected in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received.

ELIGIBILITY: The Sweepstakes is open only to individuals 21 years of age or older at time of entry and who are legal residents of the 50 United States or Washington D.C. Void in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. military installations in foreign countries and where prohibited or restricted by law. Employees of NETGEAR, Inc. (“Sponsor”), Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Legend Pictures LLC, Toho Co., Ltd., Trepoint (“Sweepstakes Administrator”), Fifty and Five, and each of their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, promotion partners, prize suppliers, promotion, advertising and promotional agencies, participating vendors, dealers, or any other company involved with the design, production, execution or distribution of the Sweepstakes (all of the above collectively referred to as “Promotion Entities”) and the immediate family members and persons living in the households of each of them are not eligible to enter. "Household member" shall mean people who share the same residence at least 3 months a year. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.

HOW TO ENTER – 2 Ways to Enter:

  • 1. Visit www.netgearwifimonster.com and complete all the required fields on the entry form including your name, complete mailing address (including city, state and zip), valid email address, year of birth, and phone number(s) (including area code(s)). Once you have completed the entry form in its entirety, click submit to be entered into the Sweepstakes.
  • 2. You may also access the Sweepstakes by visiting the NETGEAR Godzilla Sweepstakes tab (the “Application”) at www.facebook.com/netgear and clicking that you “Like” the page (if you haven’t done so already). If you don’t have a Facebook account, you may register for free at www.facebook.com and follow the instructions. Once you like the page, complete the on-line registration form with all required information including your name, complete address (including City, State, and Zip), valid email address, year of birth and phone number. Once you have completed the entry form in its entirety, click submit to be entered into the Sweepstakes.

Only complete and valid Entries will be eligible. Maximum of one (1) entry per person, per email address, per method of entry, for a total of two (2) entries per person, per email address, per day. Entries received in excess of the above stated limitation from any person or email address will be void. All Entries must be received by 11:59 P.M. PT on 6/30/14 to be eligible. By entering the Sweepstakes, each entrant warrants that he or she has read and agrees to abide and be bound by these Official Rules and that he or she is not prohibited from participating in the Sweepstakes. Entrant agrees that Promotion Entities shall retain full authority, in their sole discretion, to interpret and administer these Official Rules, and agrees to be bound by all decisions and interpretations made in good faith by Promotion Entities.

Bonus Entries: Once you have registered for the Sweepstakes, you can receive additional Bonus entries by any of the following ways:

  • 1. Via Twitter: During the Promotion Period,(i) Tweet: “@NETGEAR (ii) include #WiFiMonster, #Sponsored and (iii) link to the official rules (www.netgear.com/godzillarules) (collectively, the “Tweet”) within the NETGEAR Godzilla Sweepstakes app to receive one (1) additional Bonus entry into the Sweepstakes. Tweets made outside of the NETGEAR Godzilla app will not be eligible for a Bonus entry. If you don’t have a Twitter account, you may register for free at www.twitter.com and follow the instructions. Limit one (1) Bonus entry per person and per Twitter account per day during the Promotion Period. Entrants using multiple Twitter accounts to enter Sweepstakes will be disqualified. By participating in this Sweepstakes and tweeting the Tweet, each entrant agrees to the terms and conditions of these Official Rules. If you choose to tweet using your mobile device, data rates may apply. See your wireless provider for pricing plan details. Any entrant found to use multiple Twitter accounts to enter will be disqualified.
  • 2. Share via Facebook: Click on the “Share with Friends” button to receive a unique URL to post the Sweepstakes on your Facebook timeline. You will receive one (1) additional Bonus entry into the Sweepstakes for each friend that successfully enters the Sweepstakes during the Promotion Period by clicking on the referral URL posted on your Facebook Timeline. If you don’t have a Facebook account, you may register for free at www.facebook.com and follow the instructions. Limit five (5) Bonus entries per person and per Facebook account per day during the Promotion Period.
  • 3. Mail-In Entry: To enter without sharing with friends, on a 3” x 5” piece of paper, handprint your first and last name, complete mailing address, city, state, ZIP, phone number and email address and mail it to: “NETGEAR Godzilla Sweepstakes,” C/o Trepoint, 98 Cutter Mill Rd., Suite 479-N, Great Neck, NY 11021. Mail in entries must be postmarked by 6/30/14 and received by 7/7/14. Each mail-in entry must be mailed separately. Only one (1) mail-in envelope per person, per day. Each mail-in entry will be equal to six (6) bonus entries.

All Twitter and Facebook bonus entries must be received no later than 11:59 P.M. PT on 6/30/14 to be eligible. The clock on Sponsor’s computer will be the official clock for the Sweepstakes. Sponsor may not acknowledge receipt of an Entry. All Entries shall become the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. Entries received via script, macro, automated computer program or any non-human mechanism, entity, or device, and Entries that are late, tampered with, incomplete, misdirected, lost, misplaced, or otherwise not in compliance with these Official Rules will be disqualified. Promotion Entities, Facebook, Twitter are not responsible for technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to, electronic malfunctioning of any network, Internet Service Provider (ISP), technical malfunctions, lost/delayed data transmission, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, line failures or any telephone network, computer hardware or software; any failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmissions or any combination thereof; or for any error, human, technical or otherwise; or any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer related to or resulting from entering, participating in, or accessing or downloading information in connection with this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any fraudulent entries or entries suspected of being fraudulent, any individual it finds tampering with the operation or entry process of the Sweepstakes, or acting in violation of these Official Rules.

In the event of a dispute as to the owner of an Entry, the Entry will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address from which the Entry is made. The “authorized account holder” is the natural person assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domain associated with the submitted address. A participant may be required to provide Sponsor with proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the e-mail address associated with an Entry.

WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: One (1) potential grand prize winner and five (5) potential first prize winners will be randomly selected from among all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period by the Sweepstakes Administrator on or about 7/7/14, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to the Sweepstakes. Odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received. Potential winner(s) will be notified by phone and/or email and/or U.S. mail. In the event that Sweepstakes Administrator cannot contact the potential winner Administrator will randomly select a new potential winner from the remaining eligible entries received during the Promotion Period according to these rules.

The potential grand prize winner will be required to sign and return an Affidavit of Eligibility, Liability Release and Acknowledgement of Receipt, and where legal, a Publicity Release within ten (10) days of notification of having been selected as a potential winner. Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification and an alternate potential winner will be selected in accordance with these rules. Return of any prize/prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification with an alternate potential winner selected.

PRIZES:

ONE (1) GRAND PRIZE: Grand Prize Winner (“Winner”) will receive a trip to Hollywood, CA for two (2) (Winner and one (1) guest) for 2 nights/3 days (the “Trip”). The Trip will consist of the following elements: [1] round-trip, coach-class air transportation from the major U.S. gateway airport closest to winner’s home, as determined by Sponsor, to Hollywood, CA; [2] hotel accommodations for three (3) days and two (2) nights (one (1) room, double occupancy); [3] Two (2) tickets to the Warner Bros. VIP studio tour and [4] One (1) Fandango Gift Card with a value of $350.00. All expenses not specifically mentioned herein are not included and are solely the Winner’s responsibility, including but not limited to: transportation to and from the closest airport to winner’s home, meals, alcoholic beverages, taxes, gratuities, insurance, laundry service, merchandise, parking, hotel room service, service charges, activities not expressly included in the Trip, merchandise, souvenirs and local and long distance telephone calls. Airline carrier and hotel regulations and conditions apply. Trip components are subject to change without notice. All air transportation arrangements must be made through Sponsor’s agent on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice. Grand Prize travel dates and other arrangements are subject to availability, must be booked a minimum of 60 days in advance, and are valid through 12/31/14. Restrictions and blackout dates will apply. Winner and guest will be required to execute and return a Release of Liability prior to ticketing and are solely responsible for obtaining any and all necessary travel documents (valid photo I.D., credit card, Passport, etc.) before departure. Approximate retail value (“ARV”) of the Grand Prize: $3,250. Actual value of Grand Prize may vary based on point of departure and airfare fluctuations and other factors. If winner's address is within 150 miles of Hollywood, CA, Sponsor may, in its sole discretion, provide ground transportation to the hotel or event in lieu of air transportation. Winner will not receive the difference between actual and approximate retail value. Any difference between the ARVs and the actual values, if any, will not be awarded. Sponsor is not responsible for any travel related delays or cancellations. Tickets and gift cards are subject to terms and conditions specified by issuer.

Odds of winning the Grand Prize depends upon the number of eligible entries received during the Promotion Period. Guest must be of legal age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence (and at least 18), unless the child or legal ward of Winner and guest must sign a liability/publicity release prior to issuance of travel documents. If guest is child or legal ward of Winner, Winner must sign and return release on behalf of such child or legal ward.Winner and guest must depart from/return to the same airport and travel together on the same itinerary. Winner and guest must comply with all venue/event rules and regulations. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Warner Bros. VIP studio tour participants must be at least eight (8) years of age.

Five (5) FIRST PRIZES: Each First Prize winner will receive a NETGEAR Monster prize bundle consisting of one (1) AC WiFi Range Extender (802.11ac) and one (1) Nighthawk Highest Performance AC WiFi router. Approximate retail value of each first prize is $330. Maximum of five (5) first prizes will be awarded.

Limit one (1) prize per person, per household. Winner(s) are solely responsible for all federal, state and local taxes, if applicable, as well as all costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not expressly provided for above. Prizes are awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. No substitution or transfer of prizes or cash redemptions permitted by the winners. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute for any reason whatsoever a prize (or portion thereof) of comparable or greater value, at its sole discretion. Sweepstakes Administrator will issue 1099 tax form as required by law. Other restrictions, conditions, and limitations may apply. Prizes are not redeemable for cash. Total approximate retail value of all prizes is: $4,900.

GENERAL CONDITIONS: By entering the Sweepstakes, entrants agree to be bound by the terms of these Official Rules. By participating in this Sweepstakes, each entrant consents to use of his/her name/likeness for advertising/publicity purposes without additional compensation or notification to, or permission from entrant or any other third party, except where prohibited by law. Other than with the Promotion Entities, all entrants’ information submitted in connection with participation in this Sweepstakes will not be shared with any outside organizations or third parties. By entering, participants agree to release, discharge, indemnify, and hold harmless the Promotion Entities, Facebook, and Twitter from any and all liability or any injuries, death, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with the Sweepstakes, the use of any Entry, or the acceptance or use or misuse of the prize won (including any travel/activity related thereto). If Sweepstakes Administrator determines, in their sole discretion, that there is any suspected or actual tampering with the Sweepstakes or if technical difficulties or any other causes corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, or compromise the integrity of the Sweepstakes, Sweepstakes Administrator reserves the right to void the Entries at issue and/or terminate or modify the Sweepstakes and determine the potential Winner(s) from among all eligible Entries received as of the termination date. If the Sweepstakes is terminated due to tampering or technical difficulties prior to its expiration date, notice will be posted at www.netgearwifimonster.com. Any attempt to deliberately damage the content or operation of this Sweepstakes is unlawful and subject to legal action. Entries made by any other individual or entity and/or originating at any other Internet website or e-mail address, including but not limited to commercial Sweepstakes subscription notification and/or entering service sites, will be declared invalid and ineligible for this Sweepstakes.

INTERNET: The use of any automated means that permits the participant to automatically enter repeatedly is prohibited. Promotion Entities assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries. Promotion Entities are not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or telephone lines, computer online systems, servers, or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or entry to be received on account of technical problems, human error or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site, or any combination thereof, including any injury or damage to participant's or any other person's computer relating to or resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or downloading any materials in the Sweepstakes. The personal information that entrants submit online will be subject to Sponsor's privacy policy. Sponsor may use, with your express consent, the information you submit to offer you information on other offers or products or services. For a copy of Sponsor's privacy policy please go to http://www.netgear.com/about/privacy-policy/. Entrant is responsible for all online charges incurred with any Internet service provider and/or wireless carrier.

CAUTION: UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL PROMOTION ENTITIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF PROFITS OR HARM TO BUSINESS OR REPUTATION, ARISING OUT OF ENTRANT’S PARTICIPATION IN THE SWEEPSTAKES, POSTING ON OR ACCESS AND/OR DOWNLOAD OF ANY MATERIALS OR INFORMATION FROM ANY WEB SITE OWNED, OPERATED OR CONTROLLED BY SPONSOR, OR ACCEPTANCE OR USAGE OF A PRIZE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AND, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, DAMAGES FOR BODILY OR PERSONAL INJURY, EVEN IF SPONSOR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSS. PARTICIPANT AGREES THAT THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF PROMOTION ENTITIES ARISING OUT OF ANY KIND OF CLAIM (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE) SHALL NOT EXCEED $1.00.

WINNERS LIST: To receive the winner’s name, send an email with the subject line “NETGEAR Godzilla Sweepstakes Winner” to: winnerslist@trepoint.com. Requests must be received by 8/30/15.

SEVERABILITY: If any one or more provisions of these Official Rules are held to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability shall not affect the validity, effect or enforcement of any other provision or provisions of these Official Rules.

FORCE MAJEURE: The failure of the Sponsor to comply with any provision of these Official Rules due to an act of God, hurricane, war, terrorism, fire, riot, earthquake, actions of governmental authorities outside the control of the Sponsor or other force majeure event shall not be considered a breach of these Official Rules.

SPONSOR: NETGEAR, Inc., 350 E. Plumeria Drive, San Jose, California, 95134.

SWEEPSTAKES ADMINISTRATOR: Trepoint, 98 Cutter Mill Road, Suite 479-N, Great Neck, NY 11021.

APPLICABLE LAW: These rules are governed by the laws of the State of New York, United States of America, without giving effect to conflicts of law rules. Entrants submit themselves to the exclusive jurisdiction of the State and federal courts sitting in New York, NY.

The Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter or Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to NETGEAR, Inc. and not to Facebook.

Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Legend Pictures LLC, Toho Co., Ltd., and each of their parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries are not responsible for the promotion, administration or execution of this Sweepstakes.

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