Near FM 4000 Likes Draw – Official Rules

Near FM 4000 Likes Draw – Official Rules



will begin on July 28 th , 2016 at 5pm GMT and end on August 4 th 2016 at 5pm GMT (“the draw

period”). All times refer to Greenwich Mean Time (“GMT”). Odds of winning depend upon the

number of eligible Entries (as defined below) received. The draw is subject to all applicable national

and local laws. This Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated

with, Facebook. You are providing your information to Near Media Co-op and not to Facebook. The

information you provide will be used for this competition only, will not be shared with any other

party and will not be used for other purposes in future dealings with Near Media Co-op.


ELIGIBILITY: Open only to residents of the Republic of Ireland who are eighteen (18) years of age or

older as of the start of the draw period.


TO ENTER: To enter the draw, during the draw period visit the Near FM Facebook page

( and like and comment on the post created on July 28 th , 2016 at 5pm.

You may enter once during the draw period. Multiple Entries received from any person beyond this

limit will void all such additional Entries. Entries generated by a script, macro, or other automated

means or by any means that subverts the entry process will be disqualified. Entries must be received

before August 4 th , 2016 at 5pm GMT to be eligible for the draw. Near Media Co-op’s computer shall

be the official timekeeper for all matters related to the draw. Entries that are incomplete, garbled,

corrupted, or unintelligible for any reason, including, but not limited to, computer or network

malfunction or congestion, are void and will not be accepted. In case of a dispute over the identity of

an entrant, the authorized account holder of the email address connected to the Facebook page

used to enter will be deemed to be the entrant. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the

person who is assigned to an email address by an Internet access provider, online service provider or

other organization that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with

the submitted email address.


WINNER SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION: On or about 5 th August 2016, each of the four (4) potential

winners will be selected in a random drawing by representatives of Near Media Co-op from all

eligible Entries received during the draw period. Near Media Co-op will make two (2) attempts to

notify potential Winners firstly by answering the comment made by the potential winner, who will

then be required to answer Near Media Co-op via Facebook message to confirm the address to

which the prize shall be sent. If no answer is received through comment with twenty four hours (24)

a second communication will be sent through comment. The potential winner must reply and

inform Near Media Co-op of the postal address to which the prize must be sent within three (3) days

of the first comment being sent to them.


Noncompliance within this time period will result in disqualification, and, at Near Media Co-op’s

sole discretion an alternate potential Winner may be selected from the remaining eligible Entries. If

potential Winner cannot be reached, is found to be ineligible, cannot or does not comply with these

Official Rules, or if Prize (as defined below) or prize notification is returned as undeliverable, such

potential Winner will be disqualified and time permitting, at Near Media Co-op’ sole discretion, an

alternate potential winner will be selected in the same manner as described above. All entrants

Prizes will be sent via standard post to the address provided by the winner, Near Media Co-op

accepts no responsibility for any damage which be caused to the prize during the postal process or

for any failure of the prize to be delivered which is caused by the winner or the postal services. The

names of the four winners will be published on the Near FM Facebook page at the conclusion of the



PRIZE: Each prize winner will receive one (1) Near FM branded t-shirt. All details of Prize will be

determined by Near Media Co-op in their sole discretion. Near Media Co-op reserves the right to

substitute a Prize (or portion thereof) with a similar prize (or prize element) of comparable or

greater value. All taxes and other expenses, costs, or fees associated with the acceptance and/or use

of Prize are the sole responsibility of Winner. Prize cannot be transferred by Winner or redeemed for

cash and is valid only for the items detailed above, with no substitution of Prize by Winner. If Prize is

unclaimed within a reasonable time after notification from Near Media Co-op, as determined by

Sponsor in their sole discretion, it will be forfeited, and time permitting, an alternate Winner may be

selected from the remaining eligible Entries at Sponsor’ sole discretion.


CONDITIONS: By entering the draw, each entrant agrees for entrant and for entrant’s heirs,

executors, and administrators (a) to release and hold harmless Near Media Co-op and each of their

respective officers, directors, and employees (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any liability,

illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused

by negligence or not, from such entrant’s participation in the draw and/or his/her acceptance,

possession, use, or misuse of Prize or any portion thereof ; (b) to indemnify Released Parties from

any and all liability resulting or arising from the draw and to hereby acknowledge that Released

Parties have neither made nor are in any manner responsible or liable for any warranty,

representation, or guarantee, express or implied, in fact or in law, relative to Prize; (c) if selected as a

potential winner, to being contacted via comment by the Released Parties (d) to be bound by these

Official Rules and to waive any right to claim any ambiguity or error therein or in the draw itself, and

to be bound by all decisions of Near Media Co-op, which are binding and final. Failure to comply with

these conditions may result in disqualification from the draw at Near Media Co-op’s sole discretion

and (e) to have their name published on the Near FM Facebook page as part of the announcement

of winners.