#WalkBlackHills Giftcard from CenturyLink Giveaway Rules


Sponsor.  CenturyLink

Entry Conditions.  The #WalkBlackHills Giftcard from CenturyLink Giveaway (“Giveaway”) is open to those who are at least 18 years of age, attending and/or participating in the Make-A-Wish South Dakota Walk for Wishes event (“Event”) located at 512 Main St. in Rapid City, S.D. between 7:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Mountain Time (“MT”) on Saturday, May 16, 2015. Only one entry per person is allowed. Employees, officers, and directors of CenturyLink, its affiliates, or any other entities involved in this Giveaway and their immediate family members are not eligible to enter or win.  This Giveaway is void where prohibited or restricted.

The Social Media platforms, Facebook and Twitter, (“Platform”) selected by CenturyLink to promote this Giveaway are not sponsors of the Giveaway nor are they affiliated/responsible/liable in any way to the Participants, Entrants or Winner of the Giveaway.  All terms, conditions and policies of use for Platform websites will apply to Participants, Entrants and Entries in connection to the Giveaway.  Entrants release all applicable Platforms from any liability arising out of this Giveaway.

Entry Method.  Entrant must create a public post on Twitter or Facebook using the hashtag #WalkBlackHills to enter into the Giveaway. Only one entry per person will be accepted. Multiple posts by one person will not increase the odds of winning. Sponsor will be collecting personal data about entrants when they enter the Giveaway.  Please review CenturyLink’s privacy policy at www.centurylink.com. By participating in the Giveaway, Entrants agree to all of the terms and conditions of the privacy policies of the Sponsor.  By entering, Entrants agree to be bound by these official rules and that the decisions of the Sponsor are final and binding in all respects.


#WalkBlackHills is a public post and therefore all submissions, including Entries, posted to the hashtag (regardless if part of the Giveaway including Images/comments) can be viewed/commented on by Entrants and others posting to the hashtag.  CenturyLink is not liable for any content (including Images) or comments posted to the hashtag.

Entrants entering by text will be charged standard text messaging rates for text messages sent and received from their handset according to the terms and conditions in their wireless calling plan.  Entrants must have a text messaging two-way capable handset and digital service in order to enter the Giveaway using the text messaging method. Sponsor is not responsible for any charges regarding this method of entry. Text messaging and wireless service are not available in all areas.  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any text message entry at any time which in Sponsor’s opinion does not comply with these Official Rules.

If submitting an Image in the Entry, Entrant attests that if the Image contains another person and/or multiple others (“Others”), Entrant has permission to use Others’ images. Entrant may be required, at Sponsor’s sole discretion, to provide written releases from Others who appear in the Image.

Please make sure to note the following when creating your Giveaway Entry:

  • Images may include animals or inanimate objects.  If an Image includes an animal, the animal must be depicted in a safe manner where the animal appears unharmed.

•   Any clothing and/or any other items appearing in the Image should not contain any visible logos, drawings, cartoons, photos, phrases,

   trademarks or other third-party materials.

•   Entry must not have been submitted previously in a Giveaway of any kind or previously exhibited or displayed publicly (i.e., disclosed beyond

       your immediate circle of friends and family) through any means.

•   Any Entry deemed inappropriate or unsuitable, in Sponsor's sole discretion, will be disqualified.

  • Entry must not contain material that is inappropriate, indecent, profane, obscene, hateful, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous or libelous (including words or symbols that are widely considered offensive to individuals of a certain race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic group).

•   Entry must not include any representation of celebrities, athletes, musicians, or any other public or private figure, include any anti-social,

  political or religious groups or charitable organizations, any commercial solicitation or promotional materials or name, address, phone number, or URL address. Entry must not contain advertisements, personal solicitations or commercial solicitations.

•   Entry must not contain material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or Harm against any group or individual or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.

•   Any Entry or portion thereof that is, in Sponsor’s sole discretion, obscene,  profane, lewd, defamatory, contains any third-party materials, or otherwise violates or infringes (or may infringe) any copyright, trademark, logo, mark that identifies a brand or other proprietary right of any person living or deceased (including but not limited to rights of privacy or publicity or portrayal in a false light) or entity or make reference to any commercial/corporate advertising (including but not limited to corporate logos, brand names, slogans, political, or religious statements), or is otherwise objectionable, will not be considered and will disqualify the Entrant.

  • Entries must be in keeping with Sponsor's image as determined by Sponsor, in its sole discretion, or Entry will be disqualified from the Giveaway. The Entry must not disparage persons or organizations associated with, or competitors of, Sponsor.

Entries will be declared made by the authorized account holder of the Platform utilized at time of entry.  “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the Facebook or Twitter account.  CenturyLink is not responsible for late, lost, misdirected, mis-delivered, incomplete, incorrect, inaccurate or unintelligible entries, messages, typographical errors, unavailable network connections, failed, incomplete, hardware, software, providers, equipment, human error or other technical malfunctions or disturbances or any other communications failures or circumstances affecting, disrupting or corrupting the Giveaway in any manner.  CenturyLink also is not responsible for any damages to entrant’s handset or computer occasioned by participation in the Giveaway or by downloading any information or data necessary to participate in the Giveaway. If for any reason the Sponsor is not capable of running the Giveaway as planned due to, among other factors, any technical failure or corruptions of any kind, the Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, modify or suspend the Giveaway and select winners from eligible text entries received prior to cancellation.  The Entrant may be required to provide Sponsor with confirmation that he/she is the authorized account holder of the Platform account.

Promotional Period.  The Giveaway promotional period (“Promotional Period”) is 7:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. MT on Saturday, May 16, 2015.

Prizes. One $25 iTunes Gift card valued at $25 will be awarded to one winner.

iTunes is a trademark of Apple, Inc.   Apple is not affiliated with or an endorser of this Giveaway.


Prize Restrictions:  Sponsor will have the right to substitute another prize package of equal or greater value, at its sole discretion.  Sponsor may substitute for a cash prize or goods or services with a value equal to or greater than the estimated retail value of the original prize.  All expenses not specified are the sole responsibility of the winner(s). No transfer or cash redemption of prize is permitted except at the sole discretion of the Sponsor, who may substitute a prize of equal or greater value if the advertised prize becomes unavailable.  Limit one prize per household or family.  Sponsor not responsible for lost or stolen prize.

Prize Selection:  A random drawing, from all eligible entries submitted during the Promotional Period, will be conducted on May 19, 2015 at approximately 3:00 p.m. MT by an authorized CenturyLink employee.

Odds: Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

NotificationThe potential winner will be notified by social media on or after May 19, 2015.  Prize will only be awarded to winner whose name is submitted at the time of entry. Winner must accept prize within 7 days of time of notification (or attempted notification) or the prize will be forfeited, and an alternate winner will be selected randomly from among all remaining eligible entries at the Sponsor’s discretion.  In the event that the alternate winner does not respond or accept, another alternate winner will be randomly selected.  Refusal to agree to and execute Sponsor’s statement of eligibility and release of liability will also result in disqualification and, at Sponsor’s sole discretion and time permitting, cause an alternative winner to be chosen from among all remaining eligible entries.  Sponsor will mail prize to winner, return receipt required (signature of winner required).

TaxationThe winner is solely responsible for any and all federal, state, and local income taxes associated with his or her prize.  Sponsor is not responsible for and will not pay or in any way compensate prize winners for taxes associated with winning a prize in this Giveaway. The prize winner may be required to provide certain tax related documents to CenturyLink before receiving a prize. If required by law, CenturyLink will issue Form 1099-MISC to a prize winner reporting the taxable retail value of his or her prize. The prize winner should consult his or her tax advisor about the tax implications of winning a prize.

Waiver of Liability/Publicity ReleaseBy acceptance of prize, the winner grants to Sponsor the right to publicize such winner’s name, city and state/province of residence and/or likeness in any medium now or hereafter devised worldwide without limitation and without additional compensation or consideration, notification or permission, unless prohibited by law.

General Conditions: By entering, participants agree (a) to these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor and the judging agency, which shall be final in all matters relating to the Giveaway; (b) to release and hold harmless Sponsor and all affiliated companies and directors, officers and employees from any and all claims, liability or damages arising out of their participation and the acceptance and use of a prize; (c) to permit Sponsor and its agents to use winner’s name, city and/or likeness for advertising, promotional and publicity purposes in all media without additional compensation or any prior review or approval; (d) that under no circumstances will participant be permitted to obtain awards for, and participant hereby waives all rights to claim, punitive, incidental, consequential or any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses; and (e) that all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Giveaway, or any prizes awarded, shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form class action.

Sponsor is not responsible for printing or typographical errors in any Giveaway-related materials; for stolen, lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, or illegible entries, or for transactions, entries or communications that are processed late or incorrectly or lost due to computer or electronic malfunction or human error.

In the event of a dispute regarding any entry, the entry will be deemed made by the authorized account holder of the phone number or e-mail address submitted at the time of entry.  Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway and award Giveaway prizes from among all eligible entries received prior to cancellation or termination. Sponsor also reserves the right to disqualify any individual who does not comply with these Official Rules.


Governing Law.  Giveaway will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Louisiana.

Winners List.  All inquiries concerning the Giveaway the winner’s name may be directed to Rachel Woodman at (605) 339-6871 by June 30, 2015.

In accordance with Federal law, contact CenturyLink Customer Service to add your contact information to the CenturyLink Do Not Mail and/or Do Not Call lists if you do not wish to receive any sweepstakes or Giveaway information (process may take up to two weeks).


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