SMITHSONIAN YEAR ON EARTH SWEEPSTAKES

OFFICIAL RULES

VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY.

A PURCHASE OR ACCEPTANCE OF A PRODUCT OFFER WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING.

1. ELIGIBILITY: The Smithsonian “Year On Earth” Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes” or “Promotion”) is open only to residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia 18 years of age or older. Employees of Smithsonian Networks, its parent, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and internet agencies (collectively "Released Parties") and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply. Void where prohibited by law.

2. PROMOTION PERIOD: The Sweepstakes begins on 11/7/2017 at 12:01 AM ET and continues through 12:00 Noon ET on 12/31/17 (the "Promotion Period"). Administrator’s computer is the official time-keeping device for the Sweepstakes.

3. HERE’S HOW IT WORKS: The Sweepstakes consists of thirty-one (31) Daily Prize drawings (each a “Daily Prize drawing”) to award one prize for each day in the month of December. To enter, visit www.yearonearthsweeps.com during the Promotion Period and follow the on-screen instructions to submit an entry into the Sweepstakes. Limit one entry per email address. For information on available prizes, see Rule 5.

4. DAILY PRIZE DRAWINGS AND WINNER VERIFICATION Daily Prize drawings will begin on 12/1/17 and will be conducted from among all eligible entries received through 11:59:59 PM ET the previous day, except on 12/31/17 wherein the deadline time will be 12:00 Noon ET. All non-winning entries will be carried over into subsequent Daily Prize drawings. The odds of winning a Daily Prize will depend upon the number of eligible entries received for each drawing. Potential winners will be notified by email and will be required to respond to the notification email within 72 hours after such email is sent in order to claim a prize. In the event potential winner does not respond to the email notification within the required timeframe, or an email notification is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be deemed forfeited and an alternate may be selected. Random drawings and winner notification/verification will be accomplished by Marden-Kane, Inc., an independent judging organization whose decisions are final. Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable email resulting from any form of active or passive filtering by email service providers or for insufficient space in user’s account to receive email. Limit one prize per person/household.

5. PRIZES: Thirty-One (31) Daily Prizes, each consisting of a 1-year streaming subscription to Smithsonian Earth (ARV $43.89 each). The $43.89 value covers 11 free months following the 30 day free trial. The total approximate retail value of all prizes available to be won is $1,360.59. No substitution or transfer of prize by winner permitted. Sponsor reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Smithsonian Earth streaming service is accessible for viewing solely in the United States and its territories and possessions. Minimum high-speed broadband connection is required for viewing. All applicable federal, state and local taxes on prize and any expenses related to the acceptance/use of prize not specified herein are the sole responsibility of winner. Prize consists of only the item specifically listed as part of the prize. In no event will more than the stated number of prizes be awarded.

6. GENERAL CONDITIONS: Proof of submission is not proof of receipt of entry. All information submitted by Participant becomes the property of the Sponsor and will not be returned. Any entry information collected in connection with this Sweepstakes shall be used only in a manner consistent with the consent given by Participants at the time of entry and with these Official Rules. If there is a dispute as to the identity of a potential winner, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the winning entry. Sponsor is not responsible for incomplete, lost, late, damaged, illegible or misdirected mail/e-mail or for any technical problems, malfunctions of any telephone lines, computer systems, servers, providers, hardware/software, lost or unavailable network connections or failed, incomplete, garbled or delayed computer transmission or any combination thereof. Sponsor not responsible for any damage to any participant’s computer system/software related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in this Promotion. CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DISQUALIFY AND SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. If an entrant submits more than the stated number of entries permitted, and/or if the Sponsor suspects that an entrant attempted to obtain additional entries by using multiple accounts, identities or any other method, all entries submitted by the entrant may be declared null and void. Any suspected use of robotic, automatic, programmed, or the like methods of participation may void all such submissions by such methods. Promotion may be cancelled, modified, terminated, extended or suspended if infected by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures or any other causes outside control of Sponsor which impairs or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with any entry process. In the event of termination, a random drawing will be held from all eligible entries received prior to the time of termination to award prizes. By participating in this Sweepstakes, Participants agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the decisions of Sponsor and Sponsor’s designees, which shall be final and binding in all respects. Sponsor not responsible for typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the Promotion or in the announcement of the prizes. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Promotion materials and the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. Participation and/or acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its designees to use winner’s name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade without additional compensation unless prohibited by law. By entering this Sweepstakes you agree to receive updates, alerts and promotions from Smithsonian Networks. You can opt out of receiving promotional email or text communications by following the instructions contained in any such communication.

7. Limitations of Liability: Each Participant agrees (i) to abide by the terms of these Official Rules and the decisions of the Sponsor which are final and binding on all matters relating to this Promotion, and (ii) to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Sponsor and the Released Parties from any and all claims, actions, and/or liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind arising from or in connection with participation in and/or for entry into this Promotion, any related activities, or acceptance or use/misuse of any prize won. The laws of the State of New York, without regard to conflict of laws, provisions, apply to and govern this Promotion and any of its Official Rules. Any claims based on, arising out of or related to this Promotion shall be resolved in the exclusive venue of the appropriate court located in New York, New York, United States. Claims may not be resolved through any form of class action.

8. Privacy: Any registration/entry information collected in connection with the Promotion shall be used only in a manner consistent with the consent given by entrants at the time of entry, with these Official Rules, and with Sponsor’s Online Privacy Policy which can be found at https://smithsonianearthtv.com/privacy-policy.

9. Winner List: Winners will be posted at www.yearonearthsweeps.com, available after 12/8/2017 and will be updated as prizes are awarded.

Sponsor: Smithsonian Networks, 1633 Broadway, New York, NY 10019.
Administrator: Marden-Kane, Inc., 575 Underhill Blvd., Suite 222, Syosset, NY 11791.