AT&T and Seattle Sounders are SOUNDING OFF about why It Can Wait! Join the movement by sharing your photo and reason why you pledge to NEVER TEXT AND DRIVE!
Here’s how it works:
1. Snap a photo of your reason “Why It Can Wait”. It can be yourself, family or something you really love. Be creative!
2. In 140 characters or less, tell us “Why It Can Wait”
3. Use the hashtag #attsoundoff on Facebook*, Twitter, Instagram or Vine.
4. Share with friends and family and encourage them to SOUND OFF and take the “It Can Wait” pledge!
What your pledge means:
No text message, email, website or video is worth the risk of endangering the life or the lives of others on the road. I pledge to never text and drive and will take action to educate others about the dangers of texting while driving.
NO TEXT IS WORTH THE RISK. IT CAN WAIT
*only public Facebook posts will appear
“AT&T SOUND OFF PROMOTION”
SPONSORED BY AT&T MOBILITY LLC
Participation Period: The “AT&T Sound Off Promotion” (“Promotion”) commences at 12:01 AM PT on August 23, 2013 and ends at 11:59 p.m. PT on September 29, 2013 (“Promotion Period”). All interpretations of these Terms and Conditions and decisions made by Sponsor relating to the Promotion are final.
Eligibility: This Promotion is open to U.S. citizens and U.S. resident aliens who are physically located in and legal residents of Washington who are at least 18 years of age at time of entry. AT&T Mobility LLC (“AT&T” or “Sponsor”), Sounders Football Club (“Administrator”) and The Marketing Arm Inc., and their respective parent companies, affiliated companies, subsidiaries, partners, dealers, manufacturers, distributors, sponsors, advertising agencies, promotion and administration agencies and any entity which is involved in any aspect of the creation, production, operation, execution or fulfillment of the Promotion are hereinafter referred to as (“Promotion Entities”). By participating in this Promotion, participants: (a) agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and by the interpretations of these Terms and Conditions by Sponsor and by the decisions of Sponsor; (b) acknowledge compliance with these Terms and Conditions; (c) represent and warrant that he or she meets all the eligibility criteria set forth in these Terms and Conditions; (d) agree to comply with any and all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations; (e) acknowledge that the Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram and Twitter; and (f) agree to release and hold harmless Promotion Entities, Instagram and Twitter from and against any and all claims, injury or damages arising out of or relating to participation in Promotion and for any claim including claims based on defamation, publicity rights, invasion of privacy, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, or any other intellectual property related cause of action.
To Participate: There are four (4) ways to participate.
To Participate Online: In order to participate via this method, participants must visit www.soundersfc.com/attsoundoff and: (i) upload an original digital photograph taken by participant that features participant only and write in 140 characters or less why taking the It Can Wait Pledge is important to you (Must be in the English language); and (ii) complete all required fields on the online entry form and submit as requested. Only fully completed entry forms are eligible.
To Participate at CenturyLink Field: In order to participate via this method, participant must: (i) visit the AT&T Kiosk either on the concourse level at CenturyLink Field or outside of CenturyLink Field in Celebration Square one and a half hours prior to the matches on August 25, or and/or September 29, 2013; and (ii) get their photograph taken by a Sponsor Brand Ambassador located at Kiosk and write in 140 characters or less why taking the It Can Wait Pledge is important to you (Must be in the English language) and submit to Brand Ambassador. In order for participant’s Submission to be included in Promotion, participant must sign the Release available at Kiosk for Promotion entry.
All contents of participants submissions, including but not limited to, content, text, images, graphics, photographs, captions and descriptions, data, codes, programs, are hereinafter referred to as (“Submission” or “Submissions”).
Submission Guidelines: Submissions must be the original work of the participant , must have been created specifically for Promotion, and must not have been previously published, released commercially or won any awards. Any written content included as part of the Submission must be in English.
Submissions may not feature the name, likeness or other personally identifiable information of any person other than participant. Personally identifiable information includes, but is not limited to, license plates, phone numbers and personal addresses. Submissions must not include, depict or make reference to any of the following: obscenity, inappropriate language, nudity, sexual explicitness, drug or alcohol use, violence, firearms/weapons, commercial products, material that promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous, or promotes any particular political agency or message, material that is hateful, tortious, defamatory, false or misleading, disparaging, slanderous, libelous, or otherwise unlawful, material that violates or infringes another’s rights, including but not limited to, rights of privacy or publicity, copyrights, trademarks, patents or any other intellectual property rights, material that promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against any group or individual, or promotes discrimination based on race, ethnicity, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age, and any other content, including but not limited to, text, images, graphics, photographs, captions and descriptions, data, codes or programs that could be considered inappropriate or offensive, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion. Further, Submissions must not contain any claim that is not and cannot be substantiated or that would be false or misleading to a reasonable consumer.
Select Submissions may be featured from time to time on www.soundersfc.com/attsoundoff during the Promotion Period and/or in Sponsor’s social media pages and channels, in Sponsor’s sole discretion.
In order for participant’s Submission to be featured, participant must sign and return to Sponsor and/or Administrator within two (2) days of issuance a release specific for such usage.
Administrator will notify and/or contact the applicable participant to confirm their contact information by either Direct Comment (DC), visible to the public, if participant used Instagram as their method of entry for the applicable Submission, or Direct Message (DM) if participant used Twitter as their method of entry for the applicable Submission, or by phone if participant entered online or at CenturyLink Field and provided their phone number. Sponsor is not obligated to use, publish or display or broadcast any Submission.
By participating in the Promotion, each participant represents and warrants that: (i) the Submission is original, that he/she has all rights to the Submission; (ii) that the Submission was created specifically for Promotion; (iii) that the Submission, in whole or in part, has not been released commercially, been previously published or won any awards; (iv) the Submission does not and will not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation; (v) the Submission is free and clear of any and all liens or claims with respect to the use of the Submission in the manner authorized in these Terms and Conditions; (vi) the Submission does not infringe upon or violate the intellectual property rights of any third party and will not give rise to any claims of infringement, invasion of privacy or publicity, or infringe on copyrights, trademarks, patents or other intellectual property rights or any rights or interests of any third party, or give rise to any claims for any payment whatsoever; and (vi) the Submission is not and will not be defamatory, disparaging, libelous, pornographic or obscene.
All participants agree that in consideration of being considered to enter this Promotion, grant Sponsor and Administrator, and their respective representatives, affiliates, licensees, successors and assigns; (i) the right, but not the obligation, to edit, adapt, reformat, rearrange, modify, combine with other pictures, items and/or materials, add to and/or customize Submission; and (ii) the non-exclusive, irrevocable, royalty free, right and license to exhibit, display, broadcast, copy, reproduce, encode, compress, encrypt, incorporate data into, rebroadcast, transmit, record, publicly perform, create derivative works of, distribute and synchronize in timed relation to visual elements, and or otherwise exploit, the Submissions, and/or any portions or excerpts thereof, in any manner, including advertising, promoting and publicizing Sponsor, an unlimited number of times, in any and all media, now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, throughout the world, without any additional liability, obligation or additional payment of any kind to entrant or any third party.
Entrants agree to obtain, upon request from Sponsor, any documentation necessary to prove their unrestricted ownership in all contents of Submission and their right to use Submission as specified in these Terms and Conditions.
All submissions submitted in compliance with these Terms and Conditions and not disqualified are considered “Eligible Submissions”. Submissions will not be returned and receipt of submissions will not be acknowledged.
Publicity Release: By participating in Promotion, participants grant the right to Sponsor, and its representatives, affiliates, licensees and assigns, to record, film, videotape and photograph the participant (“Images”). These Images will be owned by Sponsor. Sponsor and each of its designees shall have the right to use, re-use, reproduce, publish, display, exhibit, distribute, edit, adapt, post, stream, copy and exploit such Images, and all elements embodied therein, including any names, likenesses, address, voice, conversation, biographical information and any other attributes of participant, individually or with others, in whole or in part, in conjunction with other material, if any, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, for the purpose of trade, advertising, publicity, promotion, or any other lawful purpose whatsoever, in perpetuity, throughout the world, without additional compensation, consideration, notification or permission, except where prohibited by law.
General Terms: Promotion Entities, Instagram and Twitter are not responsible if Promotion cannot take place due to delays, interruptions or failures due to acts of God, war, natural disasters, weather, acts or threats of terrorism, strikes, lockouts, labor disputes, work stoppages, fire, acts of government, or other events outside of the reasonable control of Promotion Entities. If, for any reason Promotion is not capable of running as planned, including, without limitation, infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the reasonable control of Promotion Entities, which, in Sponsor’s sole determination, corrupts or affects the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Promotion, Sponsor reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend Promotion or any part of the Promotion. Sponsor reserves the right to modify and amend these Terms and Conditions from time to time during Promotion for clarification purposes. Failure by Sponsor to enforce any term of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of that provision.
By participating in the Promotion, all participants agree to indemnify and hold harmless Promotion Entities, Instagram and Twitter from any and all liability arising out of or relating in any way to participant’s participation in Promotion and to release all rights to bring any claim, action or proceeding against Promotion Entities, Instagram and Twitter. This includes, but is not limited to, any and all claims, demands, and causes of action for personal injuries or death and/or damage to personal or real property, theft, loss, or any other harm suffered directly or indirectly from participant’s participation in Promotion.
Promotion Entities assume no responsibility for and will disqualify submissions that are: stolen, late, lost, illegible, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible, damaged, destroyed, delayed, misdirected, not received, postage due mail submissions, or that have incorrect or inaccurate entry information, whether caused by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Promotion, or by any human, mechanical or electronic error that may occur in the processing of the submissions in Promotion, or other errors appearing within the Terms and Conditions or in any Promotion related advertisements. Promotion Entities, Instagram and Twitter assume no responsibility for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of Promotion, errors in processing submissions, any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, mobile phone, computer systems, online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of any e-mail or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or on any web site, or any combination thereof, including, without limitation, any injury or damage to participant’s or any other person’s computer system/software or mobile phone or other portable electronic device related to or resulting from participation or downloading any materials in Promotion. Use of any device to automate or subvert entry is prohibited and any submissions received by such means will be void. No software-generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated submissions are permitted and any submissions received by such means will be void. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any person they suspect or find: (i) to have used a software generated, robotic, programmed, script, macro or other automated entry; (ii) to have tampered with the entry process or the operation of Promotion; (iii) to be acting in a disruptive manner, or with the intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person; (iv) to display behavior that will bring such participant or Promotion Entities into disgrace; (v) to have provided inaccurate information on any legal documents submitted in connection with Promotion; or (vi) to be acting in violation of these Terms and Conditions.
As a condition of entering the PROMOTION, PARTICIPANT agrees that: (i) under no circumstance 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 out-of-pocket expenses; (ii) all causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion, shall be resolved individually -- without resort to any form of class action -- by BINDING arbitration (by a single neutral arbitrator selected by Sponsor in its sole and absolute discretion) in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association; and (iii) any and all claims, judgments and awardS shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, but in no event SHALL SUCH CLAIMS, JUDGMENTS OR AWARDS INCLUDE attorneys' fees. This PROMOTION shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of texas.
ANY ATTEMPT BY ANY PERSON TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE PROMOTION MAY BE IN VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW AND SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES (INCLUDING ATTORNEYS’ FEES) FROM ANY SUCH PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Sponsored by: This Promotion is sponsored by AT&T Mobility LLC, 1025 Lenox Park Blvd., NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30319.
Administered by: This Promotion is administered by Sounders Football Club, 800 Occidental Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98101.
This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Instagram or Twitter.